Tag: 'Alexis Badel'

Healthy Happy

Healthy Happy lands Hong Kong Classic Cup to remain in Hong Kong Derby contention

An inspired Alexis Badel capitalised fully on Frankie Lor’s generosity to snare the HK$12 million Hong Kong Classic Cup (1800m) as Healthy Happy underlined BMW...
Golden Sixty

Golden Sixty chases third Group 1 and 13th consecutive victory

Bracing for a return to 2000m for the first time since the 2020 BMW Hong Kong Derby in the Group 1 Citi Hong Kong Gold...
Derek Leung

Derek Leung stars at Sha Tin with a treble

Celebrating his first treble in almost a year, Derek Leung identified the virtues of hard work and vital stable support after taking riding honours at...
Inner Flame

Blinkers on as Whyte looks to reignite Inner Flame at Happy Valley

Inner Flame worked in first-time blinkers at Sha Tin last Thursday (28 January) morning and trainer Douglas Whyte is pinning his hopes on not only...
Not Usual Talent

Not Usual Talent upstages Four-Year-Old Classic Series hopefuls

Reprising a latent winning habit, Not Usual Talent’s gate-crashing victory in the Class 2 Choi Hung Handicap (1400m) ended an 11-race losing streak while delivering...
David Hayes

Hayes to unleash Beauty Joy in testing Sha Tin debut

David Hayes will cast unbeaten Beauty Joy (116lb) into a daunting Sha Tin initiation in the Class 2 Choi Hung Handicap (1400m) on Sunday (10...
Singapore Sling

Singapore Sling returns to Happy Valley for Group 3 January Cup challenge

Singapore Sling (123lb) returns to Happy Valley tonight (6 January) for the first time since December 2017 with jockey Chad Schofield hoping the gelding can...
Explosive Witness

Fownes’ chance pays with Explosive win in Group 3 Bauhinia Sprint Trophy

Caspar Fownes’ chance with the lowly rated Explosive Witness (113lb) paid off at Sha Tin yesterday (Friday, 1 January) as the Australian-bred exceeded expectations to...
Handsome Bo Bo

Blake Shinn hopeful Handsome Bo Bo can strike again at Happy Valley

Reinvigorated after a two-week break, Blake Shinn is optimistic Handsome Bo Bo can reprise a distant habit of building winning streaks with a strong performance...
Zac Purton

Zac Purton bags International Jockeys’ Championship glory

Zac Purton has claimed ultimate honours in the HK$800,000 LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship last night (Wednesday, 9 December) at Happy Valley after clinching a tense...

Purton Wins International Jockeys’ Series

Australian Zac Purton has won his second International jockeys' championship title at Sha Tin as English rider Hollie Doyle also starred.
Amazing Chocolate

Amazing win draws Super Jockey comparisons for Millard

Amazing Chocolate (119lb) scored a win full of merit in the Class 2 Ashley Handicap (1200m) at Sha Tin yesterday (Sunday, 6 December) which had...
Fast Most Furious

Fast Most Furious eyes LONGINES Hong Kong Mile start

Fast Most Furious (132lb) will put his Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Mile credentials on show this Sunday (29 November) at Sha Tin when he...
Neil Callan

Alexis Badel and Neil Callan complete stellar line-up for IJC

Alexis Badel and Neil Callan join Zac Purton, Joao Moreira, Karis Teetan and Vincent Ho as Hong Kong’s representatives for the 2020 LONGINES International Jockeys’...
Caspar Fownes

500 at the Valley for Fownes; Moreira and Purton take three each

Explosive Witness ensured Caspar Fownes’ moniker as the ‘King of the Valley’ rang true at Happy Valley last night (Wednesday, 25 November) as the handler...
Neil Callan

Callan wants IJC berth, maturity the key as Unicorn keeps on rising

Neil Callan’s fine run of form has fired him into contention for the coveted final spot in the LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship and at Happy...
Alexis Badel

Badel hungry for more after weekend three, Chilean triple Group 1 winner debuts

Alexis Badel nailed a first treble for the season at Sha Tin’s Saturday race meeting but the flying Frenchman is not about to rest on...
Buddies

Buddies lands Panasonic Cup, Cruz considers Hong Kong Mile

A tenacious all-the-way win from Buddies (128lb) in the Class 1 Panasonic Cup Handicap (1400m) at Sha Tin yesterday (Saturday, 14 November) had trainer Tony...
Golden Dash

Gritty Golden Dash caps Valley double for Badel

Alexis Badel fired home a double to bookend Sunday’s (8 November) 10-race card at Happy Valley which he capped with a gritty success aboard Golden...
Elusive State

Elusive State returns to happy hunting ground

Elusive State (133lb) returns to his happy hunting ground tonight (Wednesday, 4 November) when he steps on to the Sha Tin all-weather track for the...
Frankie Lor

Frankie Lor lands midweek treble as hot October continues

Frankie Lor roared to second in the trainers’ championship thanks to a treble at Happy Valley on Wednesday night (21 October) that maintained his fruitful...
Chris So

Classic Unicorn scores classy Valley victory

Classic Unicorn sealed a Chris So double with a smart win in last night’s (Wednesday, 7 October) feature, the Class 2 High Island Handicap (1000m),...
Perfect Match

Hong Kong Sprint beckons as Perfect Match takes the Chief Executive’s Cup

Perfect Match landed the spoils in Sunday’s (6 September) Class 1 HKSAR Chief Executive’s Cup Handicap (1200m) and did so with plenty in hand and...
Regency Legend

Regency Legend prepares for Chief Executive’s Cup defence with December in mind

Hong Kong racing returns on Sunday, 6 September at Sha Tin with the traditional season-opening feature race, the Class 1 HKSAR Chief Executive’s Cup Handicap...
Victory In Hand

Victory In Hand aims for a hat-trick

Tonight (Wednesday 12 February) at Happy Valley, the Francis Lui-trained Victory In Hand (117lb) will be one of three horses seeking a hat-trick in a...