Tag: 'David Hall'

Derek Leung

‘Confidence’ the key as Derek Leung targets personal best

Derek Leung has been in fine form recently with five wins from the last three race meetings and this Wednesday (17 February) at Happy Valley...
Grateful Heart

Million Challenge at Grateful Heart’s mercy after fourth win at Happy Valley

Happy Valley sprint specialist Grateful Heart has built an almost impregnable buffer in the DBS x Manulife Million Challenge after a fourth victory at the...
Wellington

Richard Gibson praises mafoo as Wellington makes triumphant return

As has become customary, Joao Moreira was the headline act with a Boxing Day quartet but, in Richard Gibson’s eyes, mafoo (stable assistant) Josephine Kwok...
Flying Genius

Zac Purton makes an ominous championship statement with four-timer

A Zac Purton quartet at Happy Valley on Wednesday (16 December) has breathed fresh life into the Hong Kong jockeys’ championship after the Australian made...
Fast Most Furious

Fast Most Furious eyes LONGINES Hong Kong Mile start

Fast Most Furious (132lb) will put his Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Mile credentials on show this Sunday (29 November) at Sha Tin when he...
Band Of Brothers

O’Sullivan and Callan Band together for Panasonic Cup assault

Paul O’Sullivan and Neil Callan combined for a double at Happy Valley’s latest midweek fixture and the pair link again with the admirable Band Of...
Jerry Chau

Jerry Chau shines at Happy Valley with his first Hong Kong treble

Apprentice Jerry Chau sealed his first Hong Kong treble at Happy Valley on Wednesday (14 October) when the Tony Cruz-trained Buddies took the finale, the...
Karis Teetan

Karis Teetan strikes 400 Hong Kong wins, Sky Field impresses

Jockey Karis Teetan landed a treble at Sha Tin yesterday (13 September) which included the milestone of his 400th win in Hong Kong aboard Will...
Zac Purton

Purton stars with four at Happy Valley’s season opener

Hong Kong’s champion jockey Zac Purton was at his brilliant best on Wednesday (9 September) night as he bagged a quartet of wins at Happy...
Ricky Yiu

Hong Kong season finale sees cool Yiu claim the championship

Ricky Yiu sealed the champion trainer title at Happy Valley on Wednesday (15 July) night to fulfill a lifelong dream, and he did it with...
Fast Most Furious

Fast Most Furious for Purton and Hall, Yiu keeps Cruz at bay

Zac Purton locked up a fourth Hong Kong champion jockey title when Fast Most Furious (130lb) carried him past the post for his 144th win...
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...
Mighty Giant

Purton’s Mighty four

Champion jockey Zac Purton sealed a four-timer at Sha Tin on Saturday, 14 March and in doing so closed the gap on premiership leader Joao...
Inner Flame

Alexis Badel scorches on Flame

Alexis Badel has enjoyed a successful winter stint, and, with his contract up at the end of February, the Frenchman nailed a treble on the...
Douglas Whyte

Whyte’s New Year double

Douglas Whyte’s rich vein of form straddled the turn-of-the-year. The first-season handler snared the last race of 2019 with Last Kingdom and took the first...
Fast Most Furious

Fast plan comes off for a Chevalier Cup win

A good plan is nothing without smart execution and Zac Purton and Fast Most Furious delivered the latter for David Hall in the Class 1...
High Rev

High Rev roars to another classy Valley score

High Rev could be a plum ride for one of the star riders at the LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship fixture after sealing a double for...
High Rev

High Rev’s back at the Valley and ready to up the ante

High Rev exploded to an impressive win at Happy Valley last month and the exciting galloper will attempt to back-up that performance in the Class...
High Rev

Purton needs five

Zac Purton arrived at the Happy Valley track last night (Wednesday, 10 July) knowing that he must maintain his impressive momentum if he is to...
Magic Success

Purton’s big six brings Moreira’s record back into range

Zac Purton has Joao Moreira’s single season record back in his sights after a blitzing six-timer at Sha Tin this afternoon (Sunday, 7 July) took...
Flying Quest

Quest flies to the win

Flying Quest (115lb) arrowed wide down the home straight to land last night’s (Wednesday, 26 June) Happy Valley trophy contest, the Class 3 Manawatu Racing...
Joao Moreira

Purton keeps rolling

You have to go back two months and 17 meetings to find the last time Purton left the racecourse without a win and while the...
Little Giant

Little Giant comes up big for Hall in Sha Tin Vase

Little Giant (133lb) sealed victory in the Group 3 Sha Tin Vase Handicap (1200m) under a cool, collected ride from Zac Purton who claimed a...
Ho Ho Khan

Ho Ho Khan conquers G3 Queen Mother Memorial Cup

Ho Ho Khan (122lb) advertised his potential for top-grade races next season with a fine victory in the Group 3 Queen Mother Memorial Cup Handicap...

Graduation night for Poon at Happy Valley, Teetan keeps on Blitzing

Matthew Poon went into tonight’s (24 October) eight-race Happy Valley card hunting for one win to graduate from the apprentice ranks and the rider wasted...