Tag: 'Benno Yung'

Luke Currie

Currie’s in for the hard yards, primed for FWD Champions Day

Luke Currie is out to make up for lost time across the remaining 23 fixtures this season in Hong Kong after his dream start was...
Lucky Sweynesse

Zac Purton excels again to slash Joao Moreira’s lead

Zac Purton’s assault on Joao Moreira’s jockeys’ championship lead continued apace at Happy Valley on Wednesday night (9 February) when the Australian posted a quartet...
Harry Bentley

Bentley partners Healthy Happy in Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup

Gearing up to ride Healthy Happy in Sunday week’s (20 February) HKD$12 million Group 1 Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup (1400m), Harry Bentley is first looking...
Will Power

Douglas Whyte lauds Blake Shinn as the Australian lands Sha Tin treble

Douglas Whyte paid Blake Shinn the ultimate compliment after the Australian closed a spectacular December with victory aboard Will Power in the Class 1 Fo...
Joao Moreira

Moreira dominates Happy Valley to continue remarkable surge

The Joao Moreira juggernaut continues at top speed after the Brazilian capped a momentous three-meeting burst with a four-timer at Happy Valley on Wednesday night...
Beauty Joy

Zac Purton breaks Douglas Whyte’s prizemoney record ahead of IJC defence

Zac Purton has overtaken Douglas Whyte’s all-time Hong Kong prizemoney record by posting a double as the perfect prelude to his title defence of the...
Harmony N Blessed

Zac Purton dominates Happy Valley with second quartet in four days

Zac Purton has forged to a double-figure lead over arch-rival Joao Moreira in the 2021/22 Hong Kong jockey’s championship after slotting a quartet at Happy...
Benno Yung

Undaunted Yung hopes Not Usual Talent can defy wide draw

Benno Yung remains undaunted by the opposition against Not Usual Talent (132lb) in Wednesday’s (6 October) Class 2 Fleming Handicap (1650m), holding faith in his...
Rainbow Light

Jerry Chau closes in on Vincent Ho in Tony Cruz Award battle

Jerry Chau’s quest for the Tony Cruz Award, the prize for Hong Kong’s most successful homegrown jockey in 2020/21, intensified with a treble at Happy...
Caspar Fownes

Sha Tin double gives Caspar Fownes vital breathing space

Buoyed by a timely show of strength, Caspar Fownes is taking nothing for granted despite edging to a three-win lead over John Size in the...
Carroll Street

Douglas Whyte’s faith vindicated as Carroll Street emerges as a quality prospect

Douglas Whyte is confident Carroll Street can develop into a serious sprinting prospect next season after the youngster impressively laid waste to talented opposition in...
Taking Aim

Taking Aim justifies Douglas Whyte’s faith after breaking back into winners’ list

Winless for more than two years, Taking Aim completed a long, eventful trek from the brink of enforced retirement to Sha Tin’s winners’ stall after...
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...
California Rad

California Rad aims to keep on rising as Million Challenge kicks off

Karis Teetan heads into Wednesday’s (9 September) eight-race card at Happy Valley primed for the mount aboard California Rad in the second section of the...
Mongolian King

Teetan bags three at Sha Tin as ‘closers’ dominate

It was a night for late-closers and Mongolian King maintained that trend to the last with a powerful late charge in the final race at...
Stronger

Stronger speeds to a Valley track record

Stronger found his Hong Kong feet in fine style at Happy Valley last night (Wednesday, 12 February), blitzing the Class 3 Fanling Handicap (1000m) in...
Cinquante Cinq

Cinq makes two for Moreira

Joao Moreira completed a double when he delivered Cinquante Cinq through a sweet, cutting run to take the night’s silverware, the Class 3 Volunteers’ Challenge...
Zac Purton

No Beauty blues for Purton with nine rides at the Valley

Zac Purton heads to Happy Valley tonight, Wednesday (23 October) looking to banish memories of Beauty Generation’s shock weekend defeat with a couple of smart...
Magic Success

Purton’s big six brings Moreira’s record back into range

Zac Purton has Joao Moreira’s single season record back in his sights after a blitzing six-timer at Sha Tin this afternoon (Sunday, 7 July) took...
Not Usual Talent

Talent gives Domeyer a treble at the Valley

Aldo Domeyer has made a rapid advance since arriving in Hong Kong at the start of May and he annexed his first Hong Kong treble...
Styling City

Styling for Schofield

Chad Schofield has developed a solid working relationship with John Moore in recent months and the young Australian is keen to deliver his biggest win...
Such A Happiness

Winning, Happiness and Applause as Moreira makes 800 in record time

Joao Moreira pocketed a treble and hit a milestone figure at Sha Tin yesterday afternoon (Sunday 16 June), notching his 800th Hong Kong career win...
Joao Moreira

Purton keeps rolling

You have to go back two months and 17 meetings to find the last time Purton left the racecourse without a win and while the...
Big Party

Big Party for Purton four-timer

Champion jockey Zac Purton took his season’s tally to 123 wins with a masterful four-timer at Sha Tin this afternoon, Saturday, 18 May, despite feeling...

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...