Tag: 'Frankie Lor'

Stronger

Stronger delivers Douglas Whyte’s first Group 1 as trainer

Revered as the most successful rider in Hong Kong racing history with 13 jockeys’ championships and a record 1,813 wins, Douglas Whyte forged new territory...
Wellington

Wellington’s best to come, Badel chases Centenary Sprint Cup glory

Group 1 action returns this Sunday (23 January) to Sha Tin with a pair of top-level contests – highlighted by the reappearance of Golden Sixty...
Romantic Warrior

Joao Moreira flush with Hong Kong Classic Mile options after Sha Tin four-timer

Triumphant after a Sha Tin quartet on Sunday (16 January), Joao Moreira will deliberate overnight before deciding which of the several leading contenders he will...
Master Eight

Master Eight ready for Group 1 Centenary Sprint Cup test

Master Eight has been one of this season’s most impressive performers with swift progression from Class 3 into a leading protagonist for Sunday week’s (23...
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...
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...
Healthy Happy

Healthy Happy seizes Group 3 Chinese Club Challenge Cup

Healthy Happy (132lb) made a sparkling return to racing in Saturday afternoon’s (1 January) HKD$3.7 million Group 3 Chinese Club Challenge Cup Handicap (1400m) at...
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...
Master Eight

Master Eight eyes five unbeaten, Healthy Happy returns

Master Eight is shaping up as one of Hong Kong’s rising sprint stars and trainer Frankie Lor is hopeful the speedster can intensify his development...
Joao Moreira

Moreira dominates Happy Valley to continue remarkable surge

The Joao Moreira juggernaut continues at top speed after the Brazilian capped a momentous three-meeting burst with a four-timer at Happy Valley on Wednesday night...
Frankie Lor

Frankie Lor eyes championship push

Looking to capture a maiden training title and repel the recent onslaught of his former mentor John Size, Frankie Lor has armed himself with a...
Sight Success

Borges and Size unite with Sight Success in Happy Valley feature

Vagner Borges hopes victory on Sight Success in the Class 2 High West Handicap (1200m) at Happy Valley on Wednesday (10 November) can lay the...
God Of Dragon

Whyte, Chau claim Happy Valley feature with tactical brilliance

In the latest measure of Jerry Chau’s irresistible emergence, Douglas Whyte lavished praise on his protégé after the rising star of Hong Kong’s jockey ranks...
Everyone’s Delight

Alexis Badel hoping to extend strong seasonal start

Alexis Badel hopes to capitalise on a positive start to the 2021/22 season when the Frenchman reunites with in-form Everyone’s Delight in the Class 3...
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...
Master Eight

Joao Moreira returns to form with a vengeance

Joao Moreira has ended a challenging recent run with a familiar display of dominance, booting home a treble at Sha Tin on Sunday (24 October)...
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...
Panfield

Panfield trades on class to snare Group 2 Sha Tin Trophy

Acclaimed as last season’s Champion Stayer of Hong Kong, Panfield underlined growing versatility and undoubted class with Group 2 Oriental Watch 60th Anniversary Sha Tin...
Jerry Chau

Jerry Chau graduates in style, clinches 70th victory

Marking the end of a decorated apprenticeship in emphatic style, Jerry Chau intends to capitalise on his status as the second-fastest rider to make the...
Sky Darci

Joao Moreira believes Sky Darci is primed for strong return

Joao Moreira has unshakeable faith in Sky Darci’s ability to cope with various contingencies as the BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) winner resumes in the...
Luke Ferraris

Double joy for Ferraris team with Happy Valley breakthrough

Justifying generous advance notices, Luke Ferraris savoured maiden Hong Kong success in the best possible fashion by producing a copybook ride on Go Ballistic to...
Winning Dreamer

Lor confident Winning Dreamer can bounce back

Frankie Lor is keeping the faith in Winning Dreamer’s ability to rediscover his winning groove as he prepares the gifted sprinter for Sunday’s (5 September)...
Joao Moreira

Joao Moreira continues remarkable season with Sha Tin treble

Joao Moreira is poised to surge over the 150-win milestone for the third time in Hong Kong after the Brazilian’s relentless drive for a fourth...
Green Luck

Fownes, Size trade blows but Me Tsui takes Happy Valley honours

Caspar Fownes retains the upper hand in the Hong Kong trainers’ championship tussle with John Size after the two title contenders shared a win each...