Tag: 'David Hayes'

Ka Ying Rising emerges as new Hong Kong sprinting star

Hong Kong has discovered a new sprinting star with Ka Ying Rising’s victory in the Group 3 Sha Tin Vase Handicap (1200m) at Sha Tin...

Ka Ying Rising aims to prove ground in Group 3 Sha Tin Vase

Four weeks after demolishing quality opposition in Class 2, Ka Ying Rising is back at Sha Tin for his stiffest test in the Group 3...
Little Brose

Little Brose’s big first-up test in Group 1 Chairman’s Sprint

David Hayes concedes stable newcomer Little Brose faces a big challenge at his Hong Kong debut in the HK$22 million Group 1 Chairman’s Sprint Prize...
Tomodachi Kokoroe

David Hayes double-handed in Group 2 Sprint Cup

David Hayes' Tomodachi Kokoroe has earned a tilt at Lucky Sweynesse in the HK$5.35 million Group 2 Sprint Cup (1200m) at Sha Tin on Sunday.
Tomodachi Kokoroe

Tomodachi Kokoroe hunts another victory this season

Tomodachi Kokoroe has been one of this season’s best improvers and he’s aiming to join a select club when he shoots for a fifth win...

Blinkers on Star Mac in Hong Kong Classic Cup

Star Mac will look a little different when he lines up in Sunday’s HK$13 million Hong Kong Classic Cup (1800m) at Sha Tin.

Karis Teetan sides with Star Mac to keep lifting his game

Karis Teetan believes Star Mac can measure up in the HK$13 million Hong Kong Classic Mile (1600m) this Sunday at Sha Tin.

Punt Drunk: Frawley gets the job done for Spud at Geelong

Summer is upon us, and the team at Punt Drunk have found a couple of eye-catching news pieces that has kept us busy ahead of...

Michael Dee joins illustrious band with debut success

Narrowly denied a double on debut in Hong Kong, Michael Dee described his triumphant start at Happy Valley on Wednesday night as a dream.

Dee kicks off Hong Kong contract with three at Happy Valley

Michael Dee will commence his short-term riding stint in Hong Kong with three mounts at Happy Valley on Wednesday night.

Bon’s A Pearla looks to upstage the boys in Hong Kong Derby

Bon’s A Pearla will aim to complete a rare feat when she lines up in the 146th Hong Kong Derby (2000m) this Sunday afternoon at...

Karis Teetan lights up Happy Valley with four-timer

A Happy Valley quartet crowned by exciting young sprinter Howdeepisyourlove’s blistering victory on Wednesday night has fuelled Karis Teetan’s confidence as the Mauritian prepares to...
California Spangle

California Spangle chases Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy Handicap glory

Attempting to consolidate a strong start to the season, Tony Cruz hopes California Spangle can enhance Group 1 Hong Kong Mile (1600m) ambitions with success...
Super Wealthy

Super Wealthy earns Hong Kong Sprint tilt after second National Day Cup triumph

David Hayes will plot a path towards the Group 1 Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) on December 11 after Super Wealthy created history at Sha Tin...
Sky Field

Luke Currie earns Sky Field Group 3 National Day Cup opportunity

Bidding for more success after posting his first winner of the season at Happy Valley on Wednesday night (September 28), Luke Currie has secured the...
California Spangle

California Spangle on track for Group 1 Hong Kong Mile after Group 3 romp

Tony Cruz will cast California Spangle into a potential Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Mile (1600m) showdown with Golden Sixty in December after the exciting...
Angus Chung

Angus Chung posts first Hong Kong win as Purton and Teetan shine

Angus Chung extended Hong Kong’s recent chapter of breakthrough success, delivering on the reputation he built during a successful Australian stint when partnering David Hall’s...
Joao Moreira

Joao Moreira returns in search of early-season winners

Conceding he is still marginally short of complete fitness, Joao Moreira will attempt to strike quickly when the four-time Hong Kong champion jockey resumes at...
Lucky Sweynesse

Manfred Man, Lucky Sweynesse and Silvestre de Sousa snare season-opening honours

Extending a startling career trajectory with Class 1 HKSAR Chief Executive’s Cup Handicap (1200m) triumph at Sha Tin on Sunday (September 11), Lucky Sweynesse crowned...
Zac Purton

Zac Purton in quest for sixth Hong Kong Champion Jockey title

Bidding for a sixth Hong Kong jockeys’ championship, Zac Purton has conservatively outlined expectations for the 2022/23 season as the Australian prepares for Sunday’s (September...

Hayes chases back-to-back HKSAR Chief Executive’s Cups

Looking to capture consecutive wins in the Class 1 HKSAR Chief Executive’s Cup Handicap (1200m), trainer David Hayes is placing his faith in the Group...
Frankie Lor

Frankie Lor double-handed in Friday feature

Bidding to tighten his grip on the trainers’ championship, Frankie Lor is hopeful Master Eight can cope with a hefty weight and quality opposition to...
Lester Piggott

RIP Lester Piggott – one of the greats | Punt Drunk

It was somewhat an eerie week in the racing world, with the racing Gods ensuring that Michael Costa went out a winner, and the late...
Savvy Nine

Chadwick bids to continue winning run aboard Savvy Nine

In the midst of a resurgent season, Matthew Chadwick hopes the combination of potentially rain-affected ground and Douglas Whyte’s finesse will allow Savvy Nine to...
Tourbillon Diamond

Alexis Badel hopeful Tourbillon Diamond can figure strongly in Champions & Chater Cup

Alexis Badel is optimistic Tourbillon Diamond can trade on proven stamina reserves to contend strongly in the HKD$12 million Group 1 Standard Chartered Champions &...