Tag: 'blake shinn'

Joyful Win

Joyful Win goes for three in a row at Happy Valley

Bidding for a hat-trick of wins and a fifth overall – Joyful Win has hit career-best form and he’s got trainer Ricky Yiu believing there’s...
Excellent Proposal

Moreira shapes to start 2022 in style

Armed with an imposing full book of rides at the Lucky Start Raceday on Saturday (1 January) at Sha Tin, Joao Moreira is intent on...
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...
Senor Toba

Moreira confident Senor Toba is ready to fire

Joao Moreira believes Caspar Fownes-trained Senor Toba can parade BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) credentials when the grey contests the Class 2 Hong Kong Sports...
Sky Field

Sky Field wins Hong Kong Sprint for Caspar Fownes and Blake Shinn

Caspar Fownes and Blake Shinn were left with conflicting emotions after Sky Field steamed to success in the HKD$24 million Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong...
Sky Field

Shinn has faith in Sky Field

Blake Shinn is holding faith in Sky Field’s ability to bounce back after the chestnut produced a rousing first-past-the-post trial effort at Sha Tin Tuesday...
Zebrowski

Fownes snaps cold spell as Zebrowski takes feature

Ending a drawn out cold spell, Caspar Fownes savoured sweet victory at Happy Valley on Wednesday (3 November) as Zebrowski showed fortitude and quality to...
Karis Teetan

Teetan seeking improvement from Berlin Tango

Holding an entry for the Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Cup (2000m) in December, Berlin Tango will attempt to accelerate his career progress by chasing...
Courier Wonder

John Size trio limbers up with leisurely trials

Emerging sprinter Courier Wonder shrugged off the disappointment of a luckless first-up run by cruising through a 1050m trial at Sha Tin Friday morning (29...
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...
Super Wealthy

Hayes claims National Day Cup and notches 500th Hong Kong win

Elated after extending a remarkable start to the season with a quartet, David Hayes hopes to plot a path to the Group 1 LONGINES Hong...
Zac Purton

Zac Purton posts 1,300th, Shinn notches four-timer

David Hayes credits Zac Purton with helping lay the foundations for his stable’s blistering start to the 2021/22 season after the champion jockey became only...
Caspar Fownes

Caspar Fownes lands heavyweight blow in trainers’ championship tussle

In a phenomenal show of strength crowned by victories in the final two Group races of the Hong Kong season, Caspar Fownes has taken a...
Blaze Warrior

John Size closes gap on Caspar Fownes in trainers’ championship battle

The battle for the 2020/21 Hong Kong trainers’ championship appears destined for a cliffhanger finish after John Size ended an unlikely run of outs to...
Healthy Happy

Lor hopes weight trend favours Healthy Happy in Sunday’s Lion Rock Trophy

Lowly weighted runners have a notable record in the short history of the Group 3 Lion Rock Trophy Handicap (1600m) and this Sunday (30 May)...
Harmony N Blessed

Shinn hopes to build on Sha Tin double with further success at the Valley

Blake Shinn is hopeful Harmony N Blessed (124lb) can rediscover his winning groove when he contests the Class 3 Java Handicap (1000m) at Happy Valley...
Panfield

Panfield soars to the top of Hong Kong’s staying ranks

A perfect ride aboard Tony Millard-trained Panfield delivered Karis Teetan Group 1 success in the Standard Chartered Champions and Chater Cup (2400m) at Sha Tin...
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...
David Hayes

David Hayes rolls out another unraced galloper hopeful of continuing stable rebuild

Buoyed by a strong April run, David Hayes is optimistic first-starter Shenron can provide added impetus to the stable’s momentum when he contests the second...
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...
Savaquin

Savaquin on Hong Kong Derby trial at Happy Valley

Already armed with an imposing Hong Kong Derby arsenal, John Size could add to an impressive fleet of Classic contenders when Savaquin (133lb) contests the...
Silver Express

Silver Express emerges as Hong Kong Derby hope

Joao Moreira insists Silver Express warrants a tilt at the BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) next month after the grey forged into Classic calculations with...
Excellent Proposal

Blake Shinn hopeful Excellent Proposal can continue to flourish in the HK Classic Cup

Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Blake Shinn is banking on Excellent Proposal’s consistency and quality as decisive factors in the HK$12 million Hong Kong Classic Cup (1800m)...
Golden Sixty

Golden Sixty on course for second leg of Triple Crown

A leisurely 1200m barrier trial has filled Vincent Ho with confidence that Golden Sixty remains on target to extend an imposing winning sequence to 13...
Exultant

Purton hopeful Exultant can strike a third time in the Centenary Vase

Zac Purton is hopeful Exultant can reprise a winning habit in the Group 3 Centenary Vase Handicap (1800m) at Sha Tin on Sunday (31 January)...