Tag: 'blake shinn'

Harmony N Blessed

Harmony N Blessed shapes as stepping stone for Hayes and Shinn

David Hayes and Blake Shinn will reunite with Harmony N Blessed at Happy Valley on Wednesday (13 January) night, optimistic the unbeaten sprinter can deliver...
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...
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...
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...
Excellent Proposal

Derby aspirant Excellent Proposal scores rousing victory at Sha Tin

Rising star Excellent Proposal made a big statement with an impressive win in the Class 2 Chek Lap Kok Handicap (1800m) at Sha Tin yesterday...
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...

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.