Tag: 'Derek Leung'

Francis Lui

Francis Lui hopes for luck in final title assault at Happy Valley season finale

Francis Lui heads into Wednesday’s (15 July) season finale at Happy Valley with seven chances across six races in the hope of pegging back Ricky...
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...
Shining Ace

Moreira and Purton dish a double delight at the Valley

Joao Moreira and Zac Purton continued their enthralling back-and-forth contest for the jockeys’ championship with a double each at Happy Valley on Wednesday, 20 May....
Tangmere

Purton gains on absent Moreira ahead of FWD Champions Day

Zac Purton made sure he gained some benefit from Joao Moreira’s absence at Happy Valley on Wednesday (22 April) night with a double that took...
Will Power

Whyte’s Power

The Douglas Whyte-trained Will Power (118lb), another son of the Irish Classic-winning Power, will attempt to continue the fine start he has made to his...
Simply Brilliant

Simply Brilliant as Leung seals a Sha Tin treble

Derek Leung capped a steely treble at Sha Tin on Saturday, 14 March when Simply Brilliant earned just reward in the afternoon’s feature, the Class...
Preciousship

Preciousship shines as Yiu bags three

Preciousship (121lb) capped a hat-trick for Ricky Yiu with a gritty success in the Class 2 Choi Wan Handicap (1600m) at Sha Tin yesterday afternoon...
Duke Wai

Three in a row for Duke Wai

Duke Wai hit overdrive late in the play to land his third win on the bounce in the Class 3 Long Valley Handicap (1000m), at...
After Me

After Me helps Yiu to a Super Trouper treble at the Valley

High-flying handler Ricky Yiu snared a treble at Happy Valley last night (Wednesday, 11 December) and earned a brush with pop royalty thanks to After...
Vincent Ho

Vincent Ho represents Hong Kong’s ‘homegrown’ high-flyers

Vincent Ho will take on some of the world’s best this week with a full book in Sunday’s Group 1 races and is slated for...
Neil Callan

Easy Breeze

Gentle Breeze has now won three of his last four races after striding two and three quarter lengths clear of his rivals in the Class...
Derek Leung

Leung’s fast-start to continue

Derek Leung has hit the ground running this season with an opening day success aboard Gold Chest for Richard Gibson and the dual Tony Cruz...
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...
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...

Returning Leung looking to Spark his season after lengthy ban

Friends reunited is the theme for Derek Leung’s return to action at Happy Valley tonight (Wednesday, 14 November) and the dual Tony Cruz Award winner...

Grey high-weights opt to sprint in Sunday’s G2 Premier Bowl

Everyone loves a grey, they say, and Hong Kong’s three best of that hue will all vie for affection in the Group 2 Premier Bowl...
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

Leung eyes off Dubai World Cup night ride with Classic Emperor

Jockey Derek Leung sees Thursday night’s (22 February) District One Mediterranean (1600m, dirt) at Meydan as not only a chance for Classic Emperor to qualify...
Pingwi Spark

Pingwu Spark faces G1 test in Sha Tin’s Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup

Jockey Derek Leung is hopeful that giant grey Pingwu Spark can graduate to Group 1 company when he faces his first true heavyweight test in...
Beauty Only

Beauty Generation vs Beauty Only in Hong Kong G1 Stewards Cup

Beauty Only enjoyed an unchallenged position as the Kwok family’s leading light in recent seasons but that changed last month when Beauty Generation carried another...
Pingwu Spark wins again

In from Pingwu Spark wins his fifth race of season at Sha Tin

Trainer Benno Yung is hesitant to throw hulking grey Pingwu Spark in against the “big boys” but admits that he may now have no other...
Pingwu Spark defies a troubled run to win

Derek Leung’s popular win on Mastercraftsman brute Pingwu Spark

Jockey Derek Leung’s win in the Class 2 Lukfook Jewellery Beloved Collection Handicap (1400m) today (Sunday, 17 December) may not have held the same significance...
Golden Harvest is one of Derek Leung's best at Happy Valley

Derek Leung looking to continue winnings ways at Happy Valley

Fresh from a career-defining victory on Beauty Generation in the Group 1 Hong Kong Mile (1600m) on Sunday (10 December), rider Derek Leung is hoping...