Tag: 'Antoine Hamelin'

Superbella

‘Impressed’ Joao Moreira chases back-to-back wins aboard Superbella

After an authoritative course and distance conquest last start, championship leading jockey Joao Moreira is confident Superbella (119lb) can measure up in Class 3 when...
Red Desert

John Size hopes Red Desert can prevail despite stamina doubts

Locked in an engrossing battle for trainers’ championship honours, John Size acknowledges statistics are stacked against Red Desert in the Class 2 Carnation Handicap (dirt,...
David Hayes

Hayes looks to maintain late-season surge with seven at the Valley

Spurred on with 10 wins since the beginning of April, David Hayes is looking to maintain his late-season surge when he heads to Happy Valley...
Red Majesty

Zac Purton logs 100th winner of the season

On a night of milestones, Zac Purton registered a century of winners in a Hong Kong season for the sixth time to maintain hopes of...
Richard Gibson

Richard Gibson double-handed as Rattan and Wellington challenge Danon Smash

Richard Gibson concedes toppling Danon Smash in the Group 1 HK$18 million Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1200m) on Sunday (25 April) is a formidable challenge but...
Frankie Lor

Frankie Lor eyes FWD Champions Day glory with trio of runners

Frankie Lor hopes lightning can strike twice in the same setting as he prepares to unleash Big Party and Fat Turtle against crack Japanese speedster...
Ricky Yiu

Champion trainer Ricky Yiu plots winning return for Excellent Chariot

Reigning champion trainer Ricky Yiu is optimistic a timely distance rise can trigger Excellent Chariot’s return to the winners’ list in the Class 3 Devon...
Excellent Proposal

Size satisfied with trio’s barriers for Sunday’s Hong Kong Derby

The 2021 BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) barrier draw was conducted at Sha Tin Racecourse yesterday (Thursday, 18 March) and trainer John Size indicated his...
Flagship Glory

Flagship Glory surges into Hong Kong Derby discussions

Flagship Glory has edged into BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) calculations with an impressive staying performance at Sha Tin yesterday afternoon (Sunday, 7 March) as...
Sea Of Life

Hong Kong Derby hopes hinge on Sea Of Life’s continued progress

Vincent Ho is confident a BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) tilt remains within Sea Of Life’s grasp as the emerging talent prepares to face a...
Hot King Prawn

Hot King Prawn lands elusive Group 1 with Centenary Sprint Cup triumph

Hot King Prawn has washed away months of frustration and doubt with an emphatic performance to claim his first Group 1 crown with victory in...
Antoine Hamelin

Antoine Hamelin notches career-best five-timer

Frenchman Antoine Hamelin banished the frustrations of a recent barren streak to produce the first quintet of his career to steal the show at Sha...
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...
Excellent Proposal

Excellent Proposal steps up on his road to the Hong Kong Derby

Excellent Proposal (123lb) has already earmarked himself as a possible candidate for the 2021 BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) with two smart wins over 1400m...
Joao Moreira

Moreira roars into action at season opener

Joao Moreira, winless on this day last year, made a roaring start to the 2020/2021 racing season with a winning treble at the opening meeting...
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...
Joao Moreira

Moreira confident of ending cold snap at Sha Tin

Joao Moreira knows he needs to turn up the heat and emerge firing from a rare cold spell if he’s to claw back a five-win...
Ricky Yiu

Yiu aims to repel Cruz assault as Super Oasis seeks a Hong Kong first

Ricky Yiu is hoping a first Hong Kong win for Super Oasis in Wednesday’s (3 June) Class 2 Cochrane Handicap (1800m) at Happy Valley can...
Zac Purton

Purton maintains his edge with Happy Valley double

Zac Purton and Joao Moreira continued their back-and-forth battle for the Hong Kong champion jockey title at Happy Valley on Wednesday, 13 May with the...
Antoine Hamelin

French ace Hamelin is enjoying his Hong Kong start

Antoine Hamelin has made a fine start to his Hong Kong career since emerging from quarantine five weeks ago and the Frenchman is showing no...
Team Power

Schofield’s hot streak continues

Chad Schofield is well on his way to smashing his personal best Hong Kong tally after maintaining an excellent run of recent form with a...
Will Power

Whyte’s Power

The Douglas Whyte-trained Will Power (118lb), another son of the Irish Classic-winning Power, will attempt to continue the fine start he has made to his...
Dances With Dragon

Purton hits the century

The championship prospects of Zac Purton were aided by a treble that took him to 100 wins for the term, just one behind premiership leader...
Antoine Hamelin

Hamelin strikes a debut double at Sha Tin

Antoine Hamelin started his Hong Kong career on the right foot with a pair of wins at Sha Tin yesterday afternoon, Sunday, 12 April. The...