Tag: 'Derek Leung'

More Than This

More Than This on giant-slaying mission in Sunday’s Stewards’ Cup

Graduates of the 2020 Four-Year-Old Classic Series, Golden Sixty and More Than This have had vastly contrasting careers since – like most in comparison to...
Zac Purton

Purton returns from injury to post 50th for the season

Exactly a month after suffering multiple injuries in a Sha Tin fall, Zac Purton notched his 50th victory of the 2021/22 season as the champion...
Ima Single Man

Ima Single Man strikes for Cruz as Leung posts Sha Tin treble

Tony Cruz will set Ima Single Man for the Hong Kong Classic Mile (1600m) next month after a superb ride from Matthew Poon enabled the...
Tourbillon Diamond

Tourbillon Diamond claims Sa Sa Ladies’ Purse Handicap

Danny Shum is likely to plot a modest autumn path with Tourbillon Diamond after the Australian import upstaged several LONGINES Hong Kong International Races aspirants...
Ruan Maia

Lor and Ting charge into trainers’ title contention

The Hong Kong trainers’ championship has suddenly become a bottle-neck after Frankie Lor and Jimmy Ting’s bids for the coveted crown gained valuable momentum on...
Wishful Thinker

Not just Wishful thinking ahead of Group 2 Premier Bowl defence

Looking to conquer another set of adept rivals in Sunday’s (17 October) Group 2 Premier Bowl Handicap (1200m) at Sha Tin, the low-flying Wishful Thinker...
Tony Millard

Millard hopeful of Melbourne Cup tilt with Panfield

Confident of Panfield’s ability to overcome the testing two miles of the 2021 Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m), trainer Tony Millard is remaining upbeat about...
Carroll Street

Douglas Whyte’s faith vindicated as Carroll Street emerges as a quality prospect

Douglas Whyte is confident Carroll Street can develop into a serious sprinting prospect next season after the youngster impressively laid waste to talented opposition in...
Red Desert

John Size hopes Red Desert can prevail despite stamina doubts

Locked in an engrossing battle for trainers’ championship honours, John Size acknowledges statistics are stacked against Red Desert in the Class 2 Carnation Handicap (dirt,...
David Hayes

Hayes looks to maintain late-season surge with seven at the Valley

Spurred on with 10 wins since the beginning of April, David Hayes is looking to maintain his late-season surge when he heads to Happy Valley...
Douglas Whyte

Douglas Whyte hopes barrier lessons will help Rainbow Light deliver

Douglas Whyte is optimistic a remedial course in barrier manners will spark a performance transformation in Rainbow Light when the Irish import tackles the first...
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...
Derek Leung

Derek Leung stars at Sha Tin with a treble

Celebrating his first treble in almost a year, Derek Leung identified the virtues of hard work and vital stable support after taking riding honours at...
Delightful Laos

Delightful Laos emerges as a potential Hong Kong Derby hopeful

Tony Cruz will aim to add further lustre to his extraordinary BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) record after Delightful Laos emerged as a potential classic...
Frankie Lor

Lor readies strong contingent of young guns for HK Classic Mile fixture

Frankie Lor has developed a formidable reputation as a trainer capable of preparing young horses for early success and this Sunday (24 January) at Sha...
Beauty Generation

Beauty Generation to be farewelled at Sha Tin in special ceremony

Beauty Generation, one of the greatest champions in the history of Hong Kong racing, will be farewelled in a special ceremony on Sunday, 24 January....
Kings Shield

Dubai beckons for Kings Shield but first it’s Sunday’s dirt feature

Kings Shield (133lb) has developed into a dominant force on the dirt in Hong Kong and this Sunday (17 January) at Sha Tin he’ll look...
Lucky Patch

Lui has Lucky Patch on Classic Mile trail

After clean-sweeping last season’s Four-Year-Old Classic Series with the brilliant Golden Sixty, trainer Francis Lui is looking to Lucky Patch (117lb) this time around and...
Singapore Sling

Singapore Sling returns to Happy Valley for Group 3 January Cup challenge

Singapore Sling (123lb) returns to Happy Valley tonight (6 January) for the first time since December 2017 with jockey Chad Schofield hoping the gelding can...
Beauty Generation

Hong Kong’s record-setting icon Beauty Generation retires

Beauty Generation, one of the greatest champions in the history of Hong Kong horse racing, has retired. Twice crowned Hong Kong’s Horse of the Year,...
Will Power

Will Power aims to keep on rising in hot Sha Tin feature

Karis Teetan is optimistic that an improved Will Power can continue his ascent up the ratings with a third consecutive win in Sunday’s (6 December)...
Derek Leung

More than Wishful Thinking in Premier Bowl

No horse was given less chance, at least according to the betting board, but that didn’t stop a rejuvenated seven-year-old Wishful Thinker storming to victory...
Chris So

Classic Unicorn scores classy Valley victory

Classic Unicorn sealed a Chris So double with a smart win in last night’s (Wednesday, 7 October) feature, the Class 2 High Island Handicap (1000m),...
Classic Unicorn

Chris So’s Classic Unicorn aiming to prove his potential

Chris So is hoping his talented sprinter Classic Unicorn (119lb) can signal that this will be his coming of age season when the smart chestnut...
Computer Patch

Three for Moreira as Computer Patch takes the Group 3 National Day Cup

Joao Moreira sealed a hat-trick of wins containing plenty of promise for the future as Computer Patch (117lb) blew away his rivals in the Group...