Tag: 'Chris So'

Neil Callan

Callan wants IJC berth, maturity the key as Unicorn keeps on rising

Neil Callan’s fine run of form has fired him into contention for the coveted final spot in the LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship and at Happy...
Chris So

Classic Unicorn scores classy Valley victory

Classic Unicorn sealed a Chris So double with a smart win in last night’s (Wednesday, 7 October) feature, the Class 2 High Island Handicap (1000m),...
Classic Unicorn

Chris So’s Classic Unicorn aiming to prove his potential

Chris So is hoping his talented sprinter Classic Unicorn (119lb) can signal that this will be his coming of age season when the smart chestnut...
Lakeshore Eagle

Lakeshore Eagle shoots for four in hot Sha Tin feature

Lakeshore Eagle soared to a hat-trick of wins at the end of last season and this Sunday (20 September) at Sha Tin the smart galloper...
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...
Karis Teetan

Teetan’s red-hot form continues as exciting youngsters take centre stage

Karis Teetan surged past his best ever season’s tally of 84 wins late last month and the man dubbed the ‘Mauritian Magician’ is showing no...
Karis Teetan

Teetan strikes four as Eagle soars

Lakeshore Eagle soared to a third win on the bounce and initiated a mid-card four-timer for Karis Teetan who continued a flaming streak at Sha...
Foodie Princess

Foodie for So

Chris So’s season has been laboured but the handler saddled his fourth winner inside of three weeks when Foodie Princess nailed his second course and...
Monica

Another haul for Joao Moreira

Joao Moreira grabbed his 31st Hong Kong four-timer, taking his tally at the top of the premiership to 69 and increasing his lead over rival...
Master Albert

Albert ends So’s wait

Chris So ended a run of 56 days and 84 runners without a winner, stretching back to 4 December, when Master Albert put his best...
Amazing Star

Star ready to fulfill his potential

Amazing Star (124lb) has had his fair share of hiccups along the way but his five-and-a-half length win last-start highlighted Zac Purton’s strong opinion of...
Reliable Team

Zac Purton seeks Reliable hat-trick

Reliable Team (124lb) will put his unbeaten record on the line in tonight’s (25 September) Class 3 Yip Fat Handicap (1200m) at Happy Valley and...
Winning Method

Exciting young guns in action at Sha Tin season opener

Hong Kong’s season opener on Sunday (1 September) marks the dawn of a new campaign and with it the prospect of bright young stars rising...
Classic Unicorn

Per Incanto’s Unicorn sprints to Cup win

Red-hot jockey Zac Purton had to settle for second in Sunday afternoon’s feature at Sha Tin as Classic Unicorn, a son of Little Avondale stallion...
Classic Unicorn

Unicorn sprints to Cup win

Zac Purton had to settle for second in the afternoon’s feature as Classic Unicorn (116lb) made it two from two in the afternoon’s feature, the...
Classic Unicorn

Cup test for Unicorn as So’s youngster aims for back-up win

Chris So’s exciting youngster Classic Unicorn (116lb) will aim to build on his impressive debut win when he takes his place in the Class 3...
Thanks Forever Zac Purton.

Purton shoots for 1000 on Thanks Forever, plays down record bid

Zac Purton will attempt to bag his 1000th Hong Kong win at the first attempt at Sha Tin on Saturday (8 June) when he partners...
Classic Unicorn

Purton fells records

One week on from a brilliant six-timer, Zac Purton was at it again, matching that haul to maintain his searing form. The champion jockey ended...
Mr Croissant

Tasty Croissant

Mr Croissant (118lb) will chase some Saturday silverware in the Class 3 Hong Kong Jockey Club Community Trophy Handicap (1200m). Chris So’s charge is another...

Double-up Ting has ring of confidence as local riders sing his praises

Local talent is a hot button issue in Hong Kong racing and homegrown heroes were firmly in the spotlight at Happy Valley tonight (Thursday, 18...

Gibson honours late Columb after Right’s victory at Happy Valley

Trainer Richard Gibson paid tribute to Hong Kong Jockey Club consultant Nick Columb after Right Honourable anchored a double for both his handler and jockey...

Chris So’s team is getting on-track at the Conghua Training Centre

There are 18 days left on the countdown to the start of Hong Kong’s 2018/19 racing season and Chris So is busily preparing for what...

Forget Classic Emperor’s Dubai campaign, says So ahead of Hong Kong return

Trainer Chris So believes that it is best to overlook Classic Emperor’s two Dubai appearances when assessing his chances in Wednesday night’s Class 2 Victoria...
Classic Emperor

Nightmare for So and Leung after Classic Emperor horror story

Jockey Derek Leung and trainer Chris So were left to ponder what might have been after Classic Emperor’s Dubai campaign got off to a disastrous...
Classic Emperor

Chris So better for the run as he prepares Classic Emperor for Meydan

Trainer Chris So has declared himself to be “better with experience” as he prepares Hong Kong raider Classic Emperor for a Dubai debut in the...