Tag: 'Francis Lui'

Golden Sixty

Golden Sixty extends unbeaten run to 13 with Hong Kong Gold Cup triumph

Golden Sixty extended his unbeaten run to 13 straight wins with victory in yesterday’s (Sunday, 21 February) Group 1 Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup (2000m)...
Golden Sixty

Golden Sixty chases third Group 1 and 13th consecutive victory

Bracing for a return to 2000m for the first time since the 2020 BMW Hong Kong Derby in the Group 1 Citi Hong Kong Gold...
Golden Sixty

Golden Sixty on course for second leg of Triple Crown

A leisurely 1200m barrier trial has filled Vincent Ho with confidence that Golden Sixty remains on target to extend an imposing winning sequence to 13...
Stock Legend

Joao Moreira looks to Stock Legend to continue extraordinary season

Undaunted by a wide gate, Joao Moreira believes Stock Legend has the ability to overcome the obstacle and notch a third straight win in the...
Glorious Dragon

Poon and Lui combine with Glorious Dragon to snare Centenary Vase Handicap

Glorious Dragon has avenged defeat in the 2020 Group 3 Centenary Vase Handicap (1800m) by denying Exultant a third win in the staying feature while...
Golden Sixty

Golden Sixty extends winning streak to 12

Not even a slipped saddle and muddling tempo were enough to halt Golden Sixty’s burgeoning winning streak as the Hong Kong superstar posted a dramatic...
Golden Sixty

Birthday boy Francis Lui looks forward to a weekend of extended celebrations

Francis Lui is hoping for a belated birthday celebration on Sunday (24 January) after watching Hong Kong star Golden Sixty breeze through his final piece...
Igniting

Lui lays down a Happy Valley treble ahead of Golden Sixty’s return

Four days out from the much-anticipated return of Golden Sixty’s attempt to post a 12th consecutive triumph, the champion galloper’s trainer Francis Lui continued an...
Golden Sixty

Golden Sixty tunes up ahead of Group 1 Stewards’ Cup tilt

After his devastating win in last month’s Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Mile, hometown hero Golden Sixty pleased his connections at Sha Tin yesterday morning...
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...
David Hayes

Hayes to unleash Beauty Joy in testing Sha Tin debut

David Hayes will cast unbeaten Beauty Joy (116lb) into a daunting Sha Tin initiation in the Class 2 Choi Hung Handicap (1400m) on Sunday (10...
Winning For All

Christophe Soumillon returns in style

Returning to competition for the first time since early November, Christophe Soumillon wasted no time in authoring an ominous statement of intent as the Belgian...
Golden Sixty

Golden Sixty takes the baton with sparkling Hong Kong Mile success

They came, they saw, they tried to blunt his dash, but they failed to conquer Golden Sixty: Hong Kong’s burgeoning hometown hero dismantled his international...
Golden Sixty

Golden Sixty on target to add to imposing record in the Hong Kong Mile

Wary and respectful of world-class opposition, Francis Lui carries a characteristically understated sense of confidence into the Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Mile with Golden...
Kinda Cool

Moreira shines with treble, Lui notches 700 Hong Kong wins

Joao Moreira stole the show once again with his fourth treble in a row last night (Wednesday, 2 December) at Happy Valley, and he capped...
Golden Sixty

Golden Sixty continues march to Hong Kong Mile

Golden Sixty, Hong Kong’s latest racing sensation, continued his seemingly inexorable march to December and Group 1 glory with his tenth consecutive win in yesterday’s...
Golden Sixty

Golden Sixty primed for Group 2 Jockey Club Mile test

Golden Sixty (123lb) worked through his final gallop on Thursday (19 November) morning at Sha Tin and trainer Francis Lui today (Friday, 20 November) confirmed...
Reliable Man colt

Lucrative pinhook a family affair

Turning $5,100 into $230,000 in the space of 15 months is a massive feat and one Glen Harvey is proud of. The young horseman purchased...
Chicken Dance

Patient O’Sullivan hopes Chicken can Dance around the Valley

Hong Kong racing heads to Happy Valley on Sunday (8 November) for the city circuit’s sole daytime fixture this season and trainer Paul O’Sullivan is...
Kings Shield

Kings Shield dominates with Dubai on the radar

Kings Shield put his rivals to the sword with an authoritative all-the-way win in the Class 2 Hebe Hill Handicap (1650m, dirt) at Sha Tin...
Karis Teetan

Karis Teetan turns to Yip at the Valley as he aims to pressure the big two

Karis Teetan snared three wins at Sha Tin on Sunday (18 October) and the man they call the ‘Mauritian Magician’ is eyeing outright second spot...
Golden Sixty

Golden Sixty makes it nine in a row with Group 2 Sha Tin Trophy victory

Golden Sixty took another important step toward December’s LONGINES Hong Kong International Races riches with victory in yesterday’s (Sunday, 18 October) Group 2 Oriental Watch...
Golden Sixty

Golden Sixty and Beauty Generation square off again in Sha Tin Trophy

Golden Sixty has improved from his first-up win according to trainer Francis Lui as the BMW Hong Kong Derby hero shoots for his ninth 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...