Hong Kong horse racing news

Callan hopes Country Star can spark his season

Neil Callan must have done something right at the weekend. The Irishman had a rare sit on a John Size-trained galloper on Saturday afternoon and...

Karis Teetan reaches new season’s high

Karis Teetan reached a new personal best at Happy Valley tonight (Wednesday, 27 February). The Mauritian ace bagged a double to take his season’s tally...

Monster on Derby trail as Purton salutes for spectacular six timer

What do you get when a champion jockey is riding at the peak of his powers and one of his greatest rivals is on the...

Purton’s on a roll and Full Of Beauty awaits at Sha Tin on Sunday

Zac Purton snared three wins at Happy Valley midweek, one of those for the John Size stable, and the champion jockey is looking for more...

Champion’s Way for Purton and Size

When Zac Purton walked Champion’s Way into gate two for the Class 4 Volunteers’ Challenge Cup Handicap (1200m) at Happy Valley tonight (Wednesday, 20 February)...

De Sousa relies on All You Know, looks forward to Hong Kong extension

All You Know played a role in Silvestre de Sousa’s dazzling International Jockeys Championship triumph back in December and the Brazilian ace is banking on...

Exultant cements star stayer status in thrilling Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup

Hong Kong now has a supreme stayer to go alongside its master miler. And the manner in which Exultant took control of the Group 1...

Beauty Generation steams to victory in Group 1 Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup

The Beauty Generation steamroller flattened all-comers again at Sha Tin this afternoon (Sunday 17 February) as Hong Kong’s champion bagged a sixth career Group 1...

Mission Tycoon shocks them in Hong Kong Classic Cup

Mission Tycoon gave the four-year-old pecking order a shake with a 91/1 triumph in the HK$10 million Hong Kong Classic Cup (1800m) at Sha Tin...

Wishful Thinker dashes closer to Dubai, Moore enjoys a rare night

Wishful Thinker holds an entry to the Group 1 Al Quoz Sprint (1200m) in Dubai at the end of March and after the progressive sprinter...

Alexis Badel aiming to exit in style on Simply Brilliant

Alexis Badel aims to say au revoir to his winter home on a high this Sunday (17 February) when the progressive Simply Brilliant takes on...

Dubai beckons as Southern Legend stretches in G1 Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup

Southern Legend has a Dubai challenge in his sights but first there is the significant matter of Sunday’s (17 February) Group 1 Citi Hong Kong...

Exultant heads to Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup with a championship agenda

Hong Kong’s staying division is in need of a champion and Tony Cruz believes Exultant is the horse to place an authoritative stamp on what...

Dark Dream for Purton as De Sousa’s dreams shift to Ho Ho Khan

Dark Dream heads into the Hong Kong Classic Cup (1800m) on Sunday (17 February) with a ringing endorsement from the man who rode him to...

Telecom Brothers shoots for Hong Kong Airlines Million Challenge glory

Telecom Brothers (113lb) has the stage to himself and a new rider as he bids to steal top spot in a thrilling Hong Kong Airlines...

Champagne and respect as Hong Kong legend Douglas Whyte retires

Douglas Whyte waved farewell to the most successful race-riding career in Hong Kong history this evening (Sunday, 10 February) at Sha Tin Racecourse, bowing out...

What Else But You, Moreira shines with Chinese New Year treble

Joao Moreira and What Else But You thrilled a huge crowd at Sha Tin this afternoon (Thursday, 7 February) with a smart victory in the...

Lor aiming for More of the same in Chinese New Year Cup

When you saddle almost a hundred winners in your first season and a half, including two at the Hong Kong International Races and three of...

Derby hopes eclipsed as Good Standing finally blossoms

Six BMW Hong Kong Derby hopefuls set out to establish their Classic claims in the Beas River Handicap (1600m) at Sha Tin on Saturday (2...

Valley unites to salute Whyte’s final night

It was after 11pm when Douglas Whyte walked quietly away from his final night as a jockey at Happy Valley on Wednesday (30 January). The...

Furore for Lor in Hong Kong Classic Mile

Frankie Lor is shaking things up around Sha Tin. The second season handler landed his initial Group 1 last month and this afternoon (Sunday, 27...

Rising stars Regency Legend and Ugly Warrior in Sha Tin clash

The Class 2 Yuen Long Handicap (1200m) at Sha Tin on Sunday (27 January) could give a glimpse into the future of Hong Kong’s elite...

Wide problem for Ka Ying Star, Lor fields five in Hong Kong Classic Mile

Ka Ying Star heads into Hong Kong Classic Mile with a one from one record following an eye-catching Sha Tin debut three weeks ago, but...

Tigre Du Terre readies for a big test in Sunday’s Hong Kong Classic Mile

Tigre Du Terre was advancing towards the elite grades in Britain when owner Edmond Siu stepped in to make the gelding one of last summer’s...

Singapore Sling back to “his distance” for Sunday’s G3 Centenary Vase

This time last year Singapore Sling (124lb) was in the front rank of his peers on the road to the BMW Hong Kong Derby and...