Hong Kong horse racing news

Beauty Generation in top shape ahead of Chairman’s Trophy

Beauty Generation is among the star draws for a top-class Group 2 double-header at Sha Tin on Sunday, 8 April, with trainer John Moore looking...

Fifty Fifty ready to fire in Chairman’s Trophy

Jockey Karis Teetan believes that talented grey Fifty Fifty is in the right frame of mind to produce his best in Sunday’s (8 April) Group...
HKIR 2017 Race Day

One week until final entries for Hong Kong Group 1 races

Champions Day at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday, 29 April features three lucrative Group 1 contests and the final supplementary entry stage for those elite...

Rawiller’s Harmony Hero win brings back fond memories

Jockey Nash Rawiller took riding honours at Sha Tin’s Easter Monday meeting (2 April) with a treble, but it was the final pin of his...

Harmony Hero striving for first Hong Kong victory

Trainer Richard Gibson hopes that Australian import Harmony Hero can take a step forward at his second Hong Kong start when he reappears in the...

Sanna stars in saddle as Gold Mount takes Happy Valley Vase

Jockey Alberto Sanna produced one of the rides of the season aboard Gold Mount to guide Tony Cruz’s charge to victory in the Class 1...

Magic man believes Satono can take Dubai Crown

Hong Kong’s Champion Jockey Joao Moreira will fly to Dubai later this week for three rides at the Dubai World Cup meeting on Saturday, 31...

Eagle Way ready to maintain undefeated HV run

Eagle Way returns to the scene of an impressive victory in a classy edition of the Class 1 Happy Valley Vase Handicap (1800m) at the...

Blizzard game in Takamatsunomiya Kinen defeat

It was a case of close but not close enough once again for Hong Kong sprinter Blizzard as the chestnut produced a typically game effort...

Drier conditions needed for Blizzard deliver his best in Japan

TRAINER Ricky Yiu says he is desperate for sunny weather in Nagoya after his stable star Blizzard struggled through a gallop on rain-affected ground at...

Ping Hai Star among nominations for the three Group 1s on Audemars Piguet QEII Cup day

Hong Kong’s brilliant Derby winner Ping Hai Star is among the 116 horses from 12 jurisdictions nominated to contest one of three Group 1 features...

Orionids claims Challenge Cup at Hong Kong

Orionids (114lb) lifted the trophy race at Happy Valley (Wednesday, 21 March) on a night when Derek Leung reached a milestone and double figure winners...

Shanghai to Master Happy Valley at second time of asking, says Ho

Jockey Vincent Ho is hoping for better luck aboard Shanghai Master when the four-year-old tackles the Class 3 Harbour View Handicap (1200m) at Happy Valley...
Southern Legend wins Rapper Dragon Hcp

Giant killer Southern Legend wins Rapper Dragon Hcp

Southern Legend cemented his reputation as something of a giant-killer when defeating favourites Pakistan Star and Pingwu Spark in the Class 1 Rapper Dragon Handicap...
Ping Hair Star wins Hong Kong Derby

Third Hong Kong Derby win for Size as Ping Hai Star salutes

Ping Hai Star handed jockey Ryan Moore a first BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) victory with a stunning last-to-first drive at Sha Tin Racecourse today,...
Wings Of Eagles

Half brother to Derby winner Wings Of Eagles sets new HK Sale record

A Holy Roman Emperor half-brother to Epsom Derby winner Wings Of Eagles set an all-time Hong Kong International Sale record, one of 26 lots put...

Star Ping’s to give Ryan Moore a first BMW Hong Kong Derby

Ping Hai Star handed jockey Ryan Moore a first BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) victory with a stunning last-to-first drive at Sha Tin Racecourse today,...
Southern Legend wins Rapper Dragon Hcp

Southern Legend takes down Pakistan Star and Pingwu Spark

Southern Legend cemented his reputation as something of a giant-killer when defeating favourites Pakistan Star and Pingwu Spark in the Class 1 Rapper Dragon Handicap...

Moreira alert to Ping Hai Star threat as Ryan Moore takes the Derby reins

Ping Hai Star has emerged in recent weeks as a serious contender for the BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) and heads into Sunday’s (18 March)...

Generous Heart hands Yip a double

Dennis Yip snared a double at Happy Valley tonight, Wednesday, 14 March, the trainer teaming with Italian hoop Umberto Rispoli to bag the trophy race,...

Free entries close Monday for Hong Kong’s Group 1 tripleheader

The free entry period for the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s three spring Group 1 features, the Audemars Piguet QEII Cup (2000m), the Champions Mile (1600m)...

Nothingilikemore’s pre-Derby trial satisfies Size and Moreira

Positivity emanated from the John Size camp after Nothingilikemore strolled through a barrier trial at Sha Tin Racecourse this morning (Tuesday, 13 March), just five...

2018 Hong Kong International Sale (March) horses breeze at Sha Tin

The 28 lots catalogued for the 2018 Hong Kong International Sale (March) all breezed at Sha Tin Racecourse this morning (Saturday, 10 March), providing a...

So wants Classic Emperor clear of the Meydan kickback

Trainer Chris So wants Classic Emperor to “jump and go” to avoid facing Meydan’s often harsh kickback in the Group 3 Burj Nahaar (1600m, dirt)...

Spotlight on Hong Kong International Sale horses from down under

Horses acquired from the world’s leading thoroughbred auction houses will go under the hammer when the Hong Kong International Sale (March) heads to the Sha...