Tag: 'blake shinn'

John Moore

Moore slams a Sha Tin hat-trick, Moreira’s out and Yiu’s still fighting

John Moore’s five-decade career in Hong Kong will come to an end in 10 days’ time but the handler hammered home a hat-trick of wins...
Playa Del Puente

QEII Cup victory would be sweeter for Shinn and Playa Del Puente

Playa Del Puente almost caused the biggest shock in BMW Hong Kong Derby history last month when at odds of 289/1 he forced Golden Sixty...
Thanks Forever

Thanks Forever in blinkers for Group 1 Chairman’s Sprint Prize

Thanks Forever worked in first-time blinkers at Sha Tin on Monday (20 April) morning and trainer John Moore is pinning his hopes on the headgear...
Happy Clapper

Blake Shinn pays tribute to Happy Clapper

Jockey Blake Shinn has paid tribute to Happy Clapper after the nine-year-old gelding's connections announced his retirement.
Glorious Artist

Artist tops the weights

Glorious Artist (133lb) was fourth in the 2019 KOR Group 1 Korea Cup (1800m) and returns to his preferred surface, the Sha Tin dirt, with...
Green Dispatch

Blake Shinn wants the win

Vincent Ho foiled Blake Shinn’s audacious run for glory aboard Playa Del Puente in Sunday’s BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m), with a surging late charge...
Mamaragan

John Thompson unveils Slipper wildcard

Hong Kong-based jockey Blake Shinn has given trainer John Thompson his first Golden Slipper runner by winning the Skyline Stakes on Mamaragan.
Blake Shinn

Shinn’s back on Stronger

Australian import Stronger (133lb) steps out on debut in the Class 3 Peninsula Golden Jubilee Challenge Cup Handicap (1000m) on Sunday (1 December) for John...
Danny Shum

More for Shum

Lucky More was value for a good deal more than the four and a quarter-length winning margin in the Class 4 Chevalier Construction Handicap (1000m),...
Blake Shinn

Blake Shinn on Humidor in $5m Cox Plate

Blake Shinn has been booked to ride Humidor should the gelding make the field for in the $5 million Cox Plate.
Pakistan Star

O’Sullivan’s “radical” plan as Pakistan Star shines

Pakistan Star sparkled through a dirt track barrier trial at Sha Tin on Tuesday, 17 September as he warmed up for what could be a...
Blake Shinn

Shinn turns dream to reality with Happy Valley breakthrough

Blake Shinn did well to keep the welling emotion in check after fulfilling a boyhood dream at Happy Valley last night, Wednesday, 11 September. “It’s...
Green Dispatch

First Hong Kong winner for Blake Shinn

Australian jockey Blake Shinn has ridden his first winner in Hong Kong, steering Green Dispatch to victory at Happy Valley.
Purton and Moreira

New season, fresh challenges, Purton’s hungry for the fray

Zac Purton ended last season as the dominant force in the Hong Kong jockeys’ rank, the senior rider in terms of both years on the...

Avilius shines in Rosehill barrier trial

Godolphin has unveiled several spring carnival contenders in barrier trials at Rosehill including Avilius and Osborne Bulls.

Spring stardom beckons for Haut Brion Her

Haut Brion Her has announced herself as a spring carnival contender with her third successive win from four starts.

Brave Song gives Shinn a treble

Hong Kong-bound jockey Blake Shinn has gained a consolation win aboard Brave Song in the Group Three Healy Stakes at Eagle Farm to land a...

Vega One justifies Eagle Farm quote

Trainer Tony Gollan believes Vega One can develop into a Group race sprinter in the next 12 months after the gelding won the Stella Artois...

Kordia scores narrowly in Winning Edge

Kordia has impressed trainer James Cummings by winning the Listed Winning Edge Presentations Stakes at Eagle Farm.

Consolation win for Man Booker

Perth galloper Man Booker has had a consolation win in the Eye Liner Stakes after failing in the three Group One races during the winter.

Jockey Blake Shinn gains Hong Kong licence

Blake Shinn will join fellow Australian jockeys Chad Schofield and Regan Bayliss when the new racing season kicks off in Hong Kong.

Group 1 Tatt’s Tiara on the agenda for Multaja

Trainer James Cummings will consider a start in the Group One Tatt's Tiara for Multaja after the filly's explosive win in the Helen Coughlan Stakes...

Shinn to continue great run at Eagle Farm

Blake Shinn is having a great run of success since relocating to Queensland for the winter and it can continue at Eagle Farm.

Blake Shinn reunites with Toby Edmonds

In-form jockey Blake Shinn is set to reunite with leading trainer Toby Edmonds on two key rides at Doomben.

Blake Shinn to ride NZ 3yo Vigor Winner

New Zealand trainer Lauren Brennan is thrilled to have saecured Blak Shinn to ride three-year-old Vigor Winner when he makes his Brisbane debut.