Hong Kong horse racing news

Beauty Generation

Beauty Generation to be farewelled at Sha Tin in special ceremony

Beauty Generation, one of the greatest champions in the history of Hong Kong racing, will be farewelled in a special ceremony on Sunday, 24 January....
Kings Shield

Dubai beckons for Kings Shield but first it’s Sunday’s dirt feature

Kings Shield (133lb) has developed into a dominant force on the dirt in Hong Kong and this Sunday (17 January) at Sha Tin he’ll look...
Baby Storm

Peter Ho registers 600th Hong Kong win

Teaming with the prolific Joao Moreira, Peter Ho struck a David and Goliath blow for the smallest stable in Hong Kong by lodging his 600th...
Golden Sixty

Golden Sixty tunes up ahead of Group 1 Stewards’ Cup tilt

After his devastating win in last month’s Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Mile, hometown hero Golden Sixty pleased his connections at Sha Tin yesterday morning...
Harmony N Blessed

Harmony N Blessed shapes as stepping stone for Hayes and Shinn

David Hayes and Blake Shinn will reunite with Harmony N Blessed at Happy Valley on Wednesday (13 January) night, optimistic the unbeaten sprinter can deliver...
Not Usual Talent

Not Usual Talent upstages Four-Year-Old Classic Series hopefuls

Reprising a latent winning habit, Not Usual Talent’s gate-crashing victory in the Class 2 Choi Hung Handicap (1400m) ended an 11-race losing streak while delivering...
Excellent Proposal

Joao Moreira has faith in Excellent Proposal

With a respectful eye on several rivals, Joao Moreira is bullish about the chances of Excellent Proposal (132lb) in the Class 2 Choi Hung Handicap...
Lucky Patch

Lui has Lucky Patch on Classic Mile trail

After clean-sweeping last season’s Four-Year-Old Classic Series with the brilliant Golden Sixty, trainer Francis Lui is looking to Lucky Patch (117lb) this time around and...
David Hayes

Hayes to unleash Beauty Joy in testing Sha Tin debut

David Hayes will cast unbeaten Beauty Joy (116lb) into a daunting Sha Tin initiation in the Class 2 Choi Hung Handicap (1400m) on Sunday (10...
Savvy Nine

Savvy Nine breaks his Hong Kong maiden in style

A collaboration of champion jockeys – past and present – and brutal discipline paved the way for Savvy Nine to belatedly break his Hong Kong...
Singapore Sling

Singapore Sling returns to Happy Valley for Group 3 January Cup challenge

Singapore Sling (123lb) returns to Happy Valley tonight (6 January) for the first time since December 2017 with jockey Chad Schofield hoping the gelding can...
Champion’s Way

John Size finds a winning solution for Champion’s Way

John Size’s decision to bypass Hong Kong’s lucrative LONGINES Hong Kong International Races was vindicated handsomely when Champion’s Way ended an 18-month drought by snaring...
Explosive Witness

Fownes’ chance pays with Explosive win in Group 3 Bauhinia Sprint Trophy

Caspar Fownes’ chance with the lowly rated Explosive Witness (113lb) paid off at Sha Tin yesterday (Friday, 1 January) as the Australian-bred exceeded expectations to...
Czarson

Zac Purton hopeful Czarson can make his mark on grass

Yet to be convinced of Czarson’s affinity with Sha Tin’s turf track, Zac Purton is hopeful the brilliant last-start winner is able to transfer compelling...
Computer Patch

Tony Cruz believes less is more with Computer Patch

Far from dismayed with Computer Patch’s recent 1200m form at elite level, Tony Cruz is banking on the former Australian galloper’s drop to 1000m for...
Caspar Fownes

Caspar Fownes heads to Sha Tin New Year’s Day with conservative hopes

The Group 3 Chinese Club Challenge Cup Handicap (1400m) – the second of two New Year’s Day features – sits as a symbolic 2020 launching...
Wellington

Richard Gibson praises mafoo as Wellington makes triumphant return

As has become customary, Joao Moreira was the headline act with a Boxing Day quartet but, in Richard Gibson’s eyes, mafoo (stable assistant) Josephine Kwok...
Elusive State

Overseas still an option for Elusive State but first it’s Saturday’s feature

Elusive State is among Hong Kong’s top-ranking dirt-track specialists and this Saturday (26 December) at Sha Tin he’ll contest the headline act, the Class 2...
Joao Moreira

Joao Moreira notches another milestone – and a treble

Joao Moreira’s startling ascent into racing’s stratosphere has encompassed yet another milestone with the Brazilian becoming only the third jockey in history to notch 1000...
Super Axiom

David Hayes to unleash Super Axiom at Happy Valley

David Hayes fully comprehends the difficulty of succeeding in Hong Kong with first-season arrivals, but the Australian Hall Of Fame trainer hopes Super Axiom can...
Winning For All

Christophe Soumillon returns in style

Returning to competition for the first time since early November, Christophe Soumillon wasted no time in authoring an ominous statement of intent as the Belgian...
Beauty Generation

Hong Kong’s record-setting icon Beauty Generation retires

Beauty Generation, one of the greatest champions in the history of Hong Kong horse racing, has retired. Twice crowned Hong Kong’s Horse of the Year,...
David Hayes

David Hayes unveils Conqueror with Hong Kong Derby in mind

This Sunday (20 December) at Sha Tin, two-time champion trainer David Hayes will unveil smart four-year-old Conqueror, who is looking to lay out his BMW...
Christophe Soumillon

Christophe Soumillon poised to make an immediate impact at Sha Tin

Sidelined from two of the most prestigious meetings in the world because of COVID-19, Belgian ace Christophe Soumillon is anxious to make up for lost...
Flying Genius

Zac Purton makes an ominous championship statement with four-timer

A Zac Purton quartet at Happy Valley on Wednesday (16 December) has breathed fresh life into the Hong Kong jockeys’ championship after the Australian made...