Tag: 'David Hayes'

Zac Purton

Strong Hong Kong Classic Series focus for Sha Tin on Sunday

Determined to build on a positive return to race-riding, Zac Purton believes the pecking order for the HKD$48 million Four-Year-Old Classic Series will become clearer...
Ima Single Man

Cruz pins Classic aspirations on Ima Single Man

Tony Cruz is confident Ima Single Man can stamp Hong Kong Classic Mile credentials with another strong performance in the Class 2 Chek Keng Handicap...
Scribe

Hong Kong future for Scribe

The Tony Pike-trained Scribe will do his future racing in Hong Kong with the unbeaten son of Press Statement sold to clients of David Hayes....
Master Eight

Master Eight lands Group 3 Bauhinia Sprint Trophy to remain unbeaten

Joao Moreira believes Master Eight has the ability to rise to the top of Hong Kong’s sprinting ranks after the gifted speedster preserved his unbeaten...
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...
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...
Caspar Fownes

Fownes, Hayes take wraps off talented imports at Sha Tin

Caspar Fownes and David Hayes will unveil two potential BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) contenders when highly-credentialled imports Rocket Spade and Helene North Star debut...
Wellington

Gibson hopes Wellington can defy Hong Kong Sprint barrier setback

Richard Gibson hopes it will be a case of history repeats in the HKD$24 million Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin...
Zac Purton

Purton wins record-equalling third International Jockeys’ Championship

Zac Purton has joined Douglas Whyte and Frankie Dettori as a triple winner of the International Jockeys’ Championship, claiming the title without a victory in...
Damian Lane

Damian Lane, James McDonald ready to bid for International Jockeys’ Championship

Contesting the LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship (IJC) for the first time, Australian Damian Lane hopes to capitalise on a strong book of rides at Happy...
Naboo Attack

Hayes looks to Naboo Attack for HKIR breakthrough

David Hayes is confident Naboo Attack has the ability to match Hong Kong’s finest in the HKD$24 million Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint (1200m)...
Fantastic Treasure

Schofield eyes Panasonic Cup glory

Chad Schofield is hopeful success in the Class 1 Panasonic Cup Handicap (1400m) at Sha Tin on Saturday (13 November) will ultimately propel Fantastic Treasure...
Zac Purton

Zac Purton looks to maintain fastest ever start

Presently riding at the peak of his powers, Zac Purton is enjoying his fastest ever start to a season in Hong Kong and this Sunday...
Southern Legend

Fownes double-handed in Sha Tin feature

Caspar Fownes is optimistic stablemates Southern Legend and Columbus County can continue an upward trajectory towards LONGINES Hong Kong International Races when the pair contests...
Master Eight

Lor excited by Master Eight’s return

Frankie Lor is optimistic unconquered Master Eight can continue an impressive ascent when the emerging sprinter resumes in the second section of the Class 3...
Harmony N Blessed

Zac Purton dominates Happy Valley with second quartet in four days

Zac Purton has forged to a double-figure lead over arch-rival Joao Moreira in the 2021/22 Hong Kong jockey’s championship after slotting a quartet at Happy...
Naboo Attack

Naboo Attack chases ratings rise and first Group 2 as December glory beckons

Naboo Attack will be tasked with a double-edged objective in the Group 2 Premier Bowl Handicap (1200m) at Sha Tin on Sunday (17 October) as...
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...
Nervous Witness

Emerging star Nervous Witness out to dazzle again

Following his jaw-dropping debut at the season’s opening fixture, emerging star Nervous Witness (121lb) will look to enhance his record to a perfect two when...
Super Wealthy

Happy reunion as old allies seek Group 3 National Day Cup glory

Reuniting with old ally Super Wealthy (113lb) for the first time in close to a year, the in-form Alexis Badel is putting his faith in...
Harmony N Blessed

Purton, Hayes and Fownes dominate Happy Valley

Extending strong starts to the season, Zac Purton and David Hayes again combined in decisive fashion to figure prominently at Happy Valley on Wednesday (22...
David Hayes

Hayes prepares to unveil another talented newcomer

Intent on building on formidable early-season momentum, David Hayes will unleash another well-trialled first-starter at Sha Tin on Sunday (19 September) when Master Aqua contests...
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...
Nature Strip

Punt Drunk: Zaaki & Nature Strip stun the racing world again

Punt Drunk takes a look at some of the major news stories in the racing world from over the weekend, including the impressive wins put...
Naboo Attack

Hayes dominates season-opening with eye-catching treble

David Hayes has identified the HKD$24 million LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) on 12 December as Naboo Attack’s primary target after the hulking import’s impressive...