Tag: 'Francis Lui'

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...
California Rad

California Rad aims to keep on rising as Million Challenge kicks off

Karis Teetan heads into Wednesday’s (9 September) eight-race card at Happy Valley primed for the mount aboard California Rad in the second section of the...
Zac Purton

New season, new challenges but Moreira still Purton’s biggest threat

Zac Purton sealed his fourth champion jockey title last season, reigning supreme with 147 wins to end the term as the current dominant force in...
Ricky Yiu

Tight at the top of trainers’ table

The intensity of competition, a hallmark of Hong Kong racing, was keenly evident in last season’s fierce battle for the trainers’ premiership which, ultimately, went...
Happy Valley

Hong Kong racing pulls together to complete extraordinary season

Hong Kong’s “season like no other” ended at Happy Valley on Wednesday, 15 July with Ricky Yiu securing an odds-defying champion trainer title that was...
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...
Ricky Yiu

Yiu’s four-win lead has him optimistic that this one won’t get away

Ricky Yiu is on the verge of the most extraordinary achievement in his 48-year career with the Hong Kong Jockey Club; an accomplishment greater even...
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...
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...
Jolly Banner

Jolly Banner returns for Yiu as the season’s finish line nears

Ricky Yiu’s stable stalwart Jolly Banner returns this Sunday (12 July) at Sha Tin with the chance of securing a vital win for his handler...
Golden Spectrum

Purton delivers for Cruz as Yiu and Lui stall at the Valley

Zac Purton returned a favour at Happy Valley late on Wednesday night (8 July) to keep Tony Cruz in the frame for the champion trainer...
Ricky Yiu

Yiu’s still swinging as title challenge intensifies

Zac Purton has the jockeys’ title more or less wrapped up – the shiny bow is all that’s needed – but the trainers’ race has...
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...
Columbus County

Columbus helps Purton’s cause, Yiu keeps Lui at bay

Columbus County struck a blow for Zac Purton and this year’s BMW Hong Kong Derby crop with a victory full of promise in the Class...
Ricky Yiu

Yiu feels the heat as Lui closes in trainers’ premiership battle

The heat is on in the race to be champion trainer with front-runner Ricky Yiu feeling the burn at his back after closest rival Francis...
Zac Purton

Purton hungry for more after midweek four

Zac Purton boosted his championship claims on Wednesday night with a fantastic four-timer at Happy Valley and this Saturday (27 June) at Sha Tin he...
Highland Fortune

Fantastic four sees Purton and Lui boost championship claims

Zac Purton struck a four-timer at Happy Valley on Wednesday (24 June) that left his great rival Joao Moreira with a mountainous task in the...
Karis Teetan

Teetan strikes four as Eagle soars

Lakeshore Eagle soared to a third win on the bounce and initiated a mid-card four-timer for Karis Teetan who continued a flaming streak at Sha...

Moreira closes gap in Hong Kong jockeys’ title

After an early winner at Happy Valley, Zac Purton has had his lead in the Hong Kong jockeys' premiership cut to three after a Joao...
Green Luck

Moreira and Fownes double up at the Valley

Joao Moreira got the boost he’d been looking for at Happy Valley on Wednesday, 10 June, teaming up with Caspar ‘King of the Valley’ Fownes...
Reliable Team

Teetan bags a birthday brace, So goes big at the Valley

Reliable Team’s battling win in the Class 2 Cochrane Handicap (1800m) ensured Karis Teetan enjoyed a memorable 30th birthday at Happy Valley on Wednesday, 3...
More Than This

More Than This has questions to answer in FWD Champions Mile

More Than This heads into Sunday’s (26 April) HK$20 million Group 1 FWD Champions Mile in the midst of an identity crisis of sorts but...
Golden Sixty

Golden Sixty set for rest, Cruz left smiling

Golden Sixty was the talk of Happy Valley on Wednesday (15 April) night with trainer Francis Lui revealing that his sensational BMW Hong Kong Derby...
Golden Sixty

Golden Sixty camp mulls QEII Cup, Derby form on show at the Valley

A final decision is yet to be made on Golden Sixty’s participation in the Group 1 FWD QEII Cup (2000m) on 26 April but trainer...
President’s Choice

President gets Chang’s vote

Trainer Michael Chang appears to have a nice horse on his hands. Pickings have been slim since the days of Group 1 winner Rich Tapestry...