Tag: 'Danny Shum'

Butterfield

Butterfield enters BMW Hong Kong Derby reckoning

Butterfield took a stride forward on the road to the BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) with a smart success in the Class 2 Azalea Handicap...
Perfect Match

Hot contest for Chinese New Year Cup

The Class 1 Chinese New Year Cup Handicap (1400m) is the traditional feature race at the Chinese New Year race day (Monday 27 January at...
Zac Purton

Winning Method is one of only five at the Valley for Purton

Zac Purton heads into Wednesday’s (22 January) Happy Valley card with his smallest book of rides this season but the champion jockey is upbeat that...
Private Secretary

Private Secretary aims to boost Classic Series credentials

Private Secretary sprang straight into Four-Year-Old Classic Series consideration with a smart step-out victory last month and Tony Cruz’s charge will aim to up the...
Tony Piccone

Piccone’s perfect start

Tony Piccone has only been in Hong Kong three days but he hit the ground running with a win and two third-place returns from four...
Champion’s Way

Classic hopefuls clash at Sha Tin in New Year’s Group 3

Four-Year-Old Classic Series aspirants Champion’s Way (120lb) and Golden Sixty (114lb) will test their mettle against seasoned Group class performers in today’s (1 January) Group...
Rich And Lucky

Rich win in Griffin Trophy

Rich And Lucky justified 1.7 favouritism to break his maiden in the HK$2 million Griffin Trophy (1400m) at Sha Tin yesterday afternoon, (Sunday 29 December),...
Victory Power

Alexis Badel hits a hat-trick

Alexis Badel bossed the mid-portion of the Boxing Day card at Happy Valley last night (Wednesday, 26 December) with a treble that featured a couple...
Lucky More

Lucky More shoots for revenge over Duke Wai

Lucky More (122lb) is out for revenge in today’s Class 3 Long Valley Handicap (1000m) when he will again face off against Duke Wai (128lb),...
Perfect Match

Perfect for Badel, Decrypt pleases with Classic Series in mind

Perfect Match showed he’s a four-year-old going places with a smart victory in the Class 2 Lukfook Jewellery Cup Handicap (1400m) at Sha Tin yesterday...
Superich

Derby hopefuls in action as Lor looks to Decrypt Classic Series

Frankie Lor knows what it takes to win the BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) having swept last season’s Four-Year-Old Classic Series and on Sunday (15...
Silvestre de Sousa

De Sousa’s feeling the Power ahead of IJC defence

Hong Kong ‘gets’ Silvestre de Sousa. It has for a good while now. The city’s racing fans, its owners, its trainers, all of them hardheaded...
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),...
Playa Del Puente

Classic trail takes Playa Del Puente and Extra Brut to the Valley

Playa Del Puente’s impressive performance at Happy Valley last month thrust him high up the early BMW Hong Kong Derby pecking order and the three-year-old...
Simply The Best

Simply’s the best on debut

Simply The Best could prove to be well-named. The debutant was clearly too good for his rivals in the opener, the Class 4 Panashop Handicap...
Aethero

Aethero and Regency Legend catch the eye at the trials

Karis Teetan was grinning like a cat with cream after riding John Moore’s rising sprint star Aethero in a barrier trial at Sha Tin this...
Playa Del Puente

Derby talk at the Valley as Playa Del Puente impresses Moreira

Playa Del Puente prompted early BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) talk with a smart win in the Class 2 Green Luck Handicap (1650m) at Happy...
Seasons Bloom

Patience pays for Seasons Bloom in Premier Bowl thriller

Danny Shum is counting down the days to the Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint on 8 December after Seasons Bloom (125lb) swooped under Grant...
Neil Callan

Callan’s big freeze ends with a double at the Valley

There was relief and satisfaction for Neil Callan at Happy Valley on Wednesday (16 October) with a double that lifted the ‘Iron Man’ off the...
Helene Charisma

Helene Charisma times it right

It wasn’t the Grand Prix de Paris but the Heung Yip Handicap (1800m) at Happy Valley last night (Wednesday, 25 September) represented the pinnacle, so...
Solomon’s Bay

Purton bags four, Lor, Moore and Size off the mark

They say you can’t keep a good man down and Zac Purton proved that adage with a quartet of wins at Sha Tin yesterday, Sunday,...
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...
Regency Legend

Opening day triumph keeps Regency Legend on Group 1 trail

Regency Legend stretched his perfect record to four wins with an impressive victory in the Class 1 HKSAR Chief Executive’s Cup Handicap (1200m) at Sha...
Styling City

Moore’s City seeks stylish start to new season

John Moore is upbeat about Styling City’s (113lb) chances of delivering a feature race win in Sunday’s (1 September) Class 1 HKSAR Chief Executive’s Cup...
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...