Hong Kong horse racing news

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Commingled ‘Ascot World Pool’ to be launched for 2019 Royal Ascot

The Hong Kong Jockey Club, in partnership with Ascot and Totepool, will launch a new Ascot World Pool for Royal Ascot in 2019. The newly-established,...

Exultant impresses with resolute Premier Plate triumph

Exultant raced to an authoritative victory in the Group 3 Premier Plate Handicap (1800m) at Sha Tin Racecourse today (Sunday, 24 June), matching obvious aptitude...

Rocket denies gallant Werther in Takarazuka Kinen

Setbacks, an earthquake, weight loss, a wide draw and firm ground could not stop Werther’s bid for glory in the Group 1 Takarazuka Kinen (2200m),...

California caps Cruz streak in Premier Cup

California Whip displayed abundant grit to hold his pressing opponents in the Group 3 Premier Cup Handicap (1400m) at Sha Tin Racecourse this afternoon (24...

Milestones for Moreira and Lor, deadlock in championship race

Joao Moreira became just the fifth rider in Hong Kong racing history to reach the 700-win milestone at Sha Tin today (Saturday, 16 June), partnering...

Shamardal gelding tops Hong Kong International Sale (June)

The Hong Kong Jockey Club held its first June session of the Hong Kong International Sale at the Sha Tin Racecourse Parade Ring tonight, Friday,...

Young talent Hot King Prawn set for Valley debut

Hot King Prawn (130lb) will experience a Happy Valley race night for the first time on Wednesday (13 June), the talented grey’s assignment being the...

Purton looks for a Handsome return at Sha Tin

Zac Purton will have the second of two “free hits” at Sha Tin on Sunday, 10 June, when he hopes to take advantage of Joao...

Purton closes in on HK jockey title

Zac Purton battled through a mild dose of flu to snare two victories at Happy Valley tonight, Wednesday, 6 June, and closed to within a...

Western Express flies HK flag in Japan’s Yasuda Kinen

Western Express was unable to match the strength of Japan’s best milers when 10th in the Group 1 Yasuda Kinen (1600m) at Tokyo Racecourse today...

Golden result for Cruz after Lion Rock trifecta

Trainer Tony Cruz prepared his second feature race trifecta in a week at Sha Tin today (Sunday, 3 June) as The Golden Age led home...

Moreira takes heart from Classic Cup with The Golden Age in Lion Rock

Jockey Joao Moreira believes that The Golden Age has the form on the board to score a first Hong Kong stakes success when he contests...
Werther

‘Forgotten’ Werther out to continue Moore’s perfect Lion Rock record

Trainer John Moore is hopeful that his “forgotten” stable star Werther can defy top-weight fresh in Sunday’s (3 June) Group 3 Lion Rock Trophy Handicap...

Millard’s three-year-old Shines as Schofield, Wong join Moreira, Purton with doubles

It was a night of riding doubles at Sha Tin tonight (Wednesday, 30 May) as four jockeys partnered a brace each. And while two of...

Zac Purton has Winner’s Way with Sha Tin Vase victory

Jockey Zac Purton continued a stellar 24 hours across Asia at Sha Tin today (Sunday, 27 May), snaring the Group 3 Sha Tin Vase Handicap...

Star continues rise with Pakistan’s Champions & Chater Cup triumph

The renaissance of the Tony Cruz-trained Pakistan Star continued in style at Sha Tin today (Sunday, 27 May) as arguably the most popular horse in...

Doleuze salutes as French celebrations conclude at Happy Valley

On a night that celebrated French racing and Gallic culture, it was only fitting that one of France’s finest servants on the world stage emerged...

Berry aims to end a bumpy season on a high aboard Pakistan Star in Champions & Chater

It has been a trying season for jockey Tommy Berry, but the Australian rider is confident that he can salvage something from the term when...

Four wins pits Purton in premiership battle with Moreira

Rider Zac Purton made big in-roads in his quest for a second jockeys’ championship at Sha Tin today (Sunday, 20 May) with a four-timer, including...

Zac Purton issues HK premiership challenge

Ex-pat Australian Zac Purton has cut back Joao Moreira's lead to four in the battle for the Hong Kong jockeys' championship.

Helene Charisma has plenty to prove in Le French May Trophy

Trainer John Moore has shelved Group 1 ambitions for Helene Charisma with the French import instead returning to Happy Valley for the aptly-named Class 2...

Four for Tsui as Purton notches century at Happy Valley

Trainer Me Tsui dominated proceedings at Happy Valley tonight (Wednesday, 16 May) as he won four of the first five races on a night where...

Teetan eyes first leg of brotherly brace with Sleep Education

Jockey Karis Teetan will partner Sleep Education in the St George’s Challenge Cup Handicap (1000m) at Happy Valley on Wednesday night (16 May), in what...

Forget Classic Emperor’s Dubai campaign, says So ahead of Hong Kong return

Trainer Chris So believes that it is best to overlook Classic Emperor’s two Dubai appearances when assessing his chances in Wednesday night’s Class 2 Victoria...

Champions Mile win puts Beauty Generation in Horse of the Year frame

Beauty Generation put himself into the picture for Hong Kong Horse of the Year honours after confirming his place as the best 1600m horse in...