Hong Kong horse racing news

Joao Moreira

In-form Moreira ready for Valley return

Joao Moreira bagged three winners on Sunday at Sha Tin and with a full book of rides this Wednesday, at Happy Valley, the Brazilian ace...
Derek Leung

Leung’s fast-start to continue

Derek Leung has hit the ground running this season with an opening day success aboard Gold Chest for Richard Gibson and the dual Tony Cruz...
Right Choice

Umberto’s Choice the Right one

Umberto Rispoli heads into Wednesday’s (11 September) eight-race card at Happy Valley primed for the mount aboard Right Choice (118lb) in the Class 2 Big...
David Hayes

Hong Kong Jockey Club unveils David Hayes for 2020/21 season

David Hayes is returning to Hong Kong as a Hong Kong Jockey Club licensed trainer. The Australian Hall of Famer will rejoin the trainers’ roster...
David Hayes

David Hayes slated for Hong Kong return

The Hong Kong Jockey Club is expected to announce David Hayes will return to the Asian racing jurisdiction next season.
Douglas Whyte and Alberto Sanna

Whyte’s Fortune continues

Douglas Whyte had only one runner on the card this Sunday (8 September) at Sha Tin, but Hong Kong’s newest trainer made it count as...
Silver Fig

Moreira shines with a treble

Joao Moreira’s season ignited with a bang this Sunday (8 September) at Sha Tin as the Brazilian ace opened his account with a treble. “This...
Glorious Artist

No joy for Hong Kong as locals dominate in Korea

Hong Kong hopes of Korean big-race glory sank in the Seoul sand this afternoon, Sunday, 8 September. Glorious Artist ran best of the two Sha...
Vincent Ho

Korea first would be another step in Ho’s quest for the top

Vincent Ho was bleary-eyed when he took his first look at Seoul’s sand track this morning, Saturday, 7 September. It was a few minutes before...
Elusive State

Elusive State steps out for sharp Sha Tin test

Tony Millard has only had Elusive State (130lb) in his stable since the start of last season but with four wins from six outings under...
Glorious Artist

Lor looks for Glorious lift-off

Hong Kong’s KOR Group 1 Korea Cup (1800m) contender Glorious Artist threw his head around as he moved at an eager canter down the home...
Ugly Warrior

Me Tsui wants the win as Ugly Warrior readies for Korea Sprint

Me Tsui is seeking redress. The trainer’s Fight Hero ran a race befitting his name to place a close second in last year’s KOR Group...
Glorious Artist

Hong Kong raiders have barriers to overcome in Korea

Frankie Lor’s options had gone when he dipped his hand to select a red ball from a box at yesterday afternoon’s (Thursday, 5 September) barrier...
Betfair

HKJC response to Betfair offering betting exchange wagering on Hong Kong racing

The Hong Kong Jockey Club is committed to upholding uncompromising integrity as a world-class racing club. Without prior consultation with the Club and in the...
Pure Legend

Pure Legend to find a new Hong Kong home

Pure Legend has led throughout under Ben Melham to win the Ladbrokes Odds Boost Plate at Sandown.
Golden Sixty

Golden swoop

Regency Legend’s win in the Class 1 HKSAR Chief Executive’s Cup Handicap (1200m) at Sha Tin yesterday, Sunday, 1 September, added lustre to the already...
Regency Legend

Opening day triumph keeps Regency Legend on Group 1 trail

Regency Legend stretched his perfect record to four wins with an impressive victory in the Class 1 HKSAR Chief Executive’s Cup Handicap (1200m) at Sha...
Adonis

Douglas Whyte strikes early for a famous first

Douglas Whyte is a titan of Hong Kong racing so it is perhaps fitting that a horse named for the Greek god Adonis should go...
Styling City

Moore’s City seeks stylish start to new season

John Moore is upbeat about Styling City’s (113lb) chances of delivering a feature race win in Sunday’s (1 September) Class 1 HKSAR Chief Executive’s Cup...
Beauty Generation

Beauty Generation is in robust health one month out from his return

Beauty Generation has enjoyed his summer downtime judging by the sheen of his coat and the barreling depth to his girth. “I don’t think I’ve...
Winning Method

Exciting young guns in action at Sha Tin season opener

Hong Kong’s season opener on Sunday (1 September) marks the dawn of a new campaign and with it the prospect of bright young stars rising...
Douglas Whyte

Douglas Whyte is all set for his second Hong Kong debut

One of the most anticipated debuts in Hong Kong history will occur at Sha Tin on Sunday (1 September) when race-riding legend Douglas Whyte saddles...
Vincent Ho

Hong Kong raiders depart for Korea and Ho’s happy to join them

Glorious Artist and Ugly Warrior departed Sha Tin yesterday morning, Thursday, 29 August, bound for Seoul and the Korea Autumn Racing Carnival on Sunday, 8...
Zac Purton

Whyte connection

With the new Hong Kong season set to kick off on Sunday (1 September), Zac Purton is not alone in his expectation that this year’s...
Purton and Moreira

New season, fresh challenges, Purton’s hungry for the fray

Zac Purton ended last season as the dominant force in the Hong Kong jockeys’ rank, the senior rider in terms of both years on the...