Hong Kong horse racing news

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...
Pakistan Star returns to action

Pakistan Star rises in the QEII Cup

Hong Kong’s wayward son came of age at Sha Tin this afternoon (Sunday, 29 April), and oh, how the crowd loved it. Pakistan Star smashed...

Champions Day delivers as big crowd relishes Group 1 quality

Champions Day drew 48,242 race-goers on Sunday, 29 April and the buoyant crowd was treated to an afternoon of outstanding Group 1 action on the...

Cambridge sprinter out to earn Brisbane trip

Brisbane is beckoning talented Cambridge stablemates Seventh Up and Go Nicholas if their trainer is willing to swallow her “brave pills.” That’s the quip from...

Lucky Bubbles set for Royal Ascot raid after Chairman’s Sprint Prize

Hong Kong is set to be represented at Royal Ascot this year, with trainer Francis Lui eyeing an overseas campaign with his stable star Lucky...

Japan chases first Chairman’s Sprint Prize

Japan has rarely failed to make an impact on Hong Kong’s international racing stage whether it be December’s four race extravaganza or Sunday’s now three...

History beckons for Time Warp

Hong Kong has three senior mile-and-a-quarter races and no horse has won all within the limits of a single season. Time Warp is placed to...

Giant Turtle ‘all heart’ and set for more success, says Rispoli

Jockey Umberto Rispoli hopes that his association with honest galloper Giant Turtle can continue to reap rewards when he partners the stayer in the Class...

Millard eyes future with Singapore Sling ahead of Champions Mile tilt

Trainer Tony Millard has his sights set on next season with Hong Kong Classic Cup (1800m) winner Singapore Sling, but he is still hopeful of...

High hopes for Pingwu Spark

Patience is a virtue that trainer Benno Yung knows well. On Sunday (29 April) at Sha Tin, his Champions Day hopes will rest squarely on...

Purton’s treble seals a big milestone

A Zac Purton treble dominated events at Happy Valley on Wednesday, 18 April, with the premiership title chaser reaching a career landmark and bagging the...

Purton wants it Fast Most Furious at the Valley

Zac Purton wants to see the front-runners match his mount’s name in the Class 3 Hong Kong Rugby Union Cup Handicap (1200m) at Happy Valley...

Doleuze keeps rhythm as Prawn Baba takes the Sha Tin feature

It’s all about rhythm with Prawn Baba (123lb). This afternoon (Sunday, 15 April), the gelding’s honest drum-beat gallop saw him run away with the Class...

Cruz’s Exultant ready QEII Cup

Trainer Tony Cruz is looking forward to seeing what his exciting four-year-old Exultant can do over a longer stretch of ground in Sunday’s (15 April)...
Pakistan Star returns to action

Heavy hitters set to compete in the QEII Cup

A classic winner from Japan, the best of Hong Kong’s talented 10-furlong cohort and a talented contender from Aidan O’Brien’s powerful team are among eleven...

Champs Day at Sha Tin draws G1 talent from all over

Champions Day at Sha Tin Racecourse on 29 April will for the first time bring together on one race day the Chairman’s Sprint Prize, Champions...

Prebble’s Majestic at the Valley

Brett Prebble took the kudos at Happy Valley tonight, Wednesday, 11 April thanks to an astute double that featured a longshot win on 54/1 chance...