Tag: 'Grant van Niekerk'

Thunder Stomp

Another Van Niekerk double

Jockey Grant van Niekerk has maintained his good form since the start of the year, and, after a double on Sunday, followed up with a...
Vincent Ho

Milestones beckon at the Valley

Milestones are in sight at Happy Valley Wednesday (5 February) night with trainer John Moore one away from his 1700th Hong Kong win and jockey...
Butterfield

Butterfield enters BMW Hong Kong Derby reckoning

Butterfield took a stride forward on the road to the BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) with a smart success in the Class 2 Azalea Handicap...
Hong Kong Win

Class records fall

Hong Kong Win put on a masterclass of sit-and-sprint dash in the Connaught Handicap (1000m), at Happy Valley last night (Wednesday, 15 January). Clocking 56.31s...
Big Party

Big Party poses Group 1 question with Bauhinia Sprint Trophy demolition

Big Party (118lb) brushed off six rivals to post an impressive win in the Group 3 Bauhinia Sprint Trophy Handicap (1000m) at Sha Tin yesterday...
Victory Power

Alexis Badel hits a hat-trick

Alexis Badel bossed the mid-portion of the Boxing Day card at Happy Valley last night (Wednesday, 26 December) with a treble that featured a couple...
Hot King Prawn

Hot King Prawn is back for a Jockey Club Sprint repeat

This time last year Hot King Prawn staved off Mr Stunning and Beat The Clock in the Group 2 Jockey Club Sprint (1200m) and skyrocketed...
Buddies

Buddies aims to back up

Elusive State will shoulder top-weight of 131lb, a full 10lb more than last start winner Buddies (121lb) in the feature, the Class 2 Kwangtung Handicap...
Seasons Bloom

Patience pays for Seasons Bloom in Premier Bowl thriller

Danny Shum is counting down the days to the Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint on 8 December after Seasons Bloom (125lb) swooped under Grant...
Furore

Lor hopes Furore can measure up against Beauty Generation

The outcome of tomorrow’s (1 October) Group 3 Celebration Cup Handicap (1400m) at Sha Tin looks set to determine Furore’s big December target. “We’ll look...
Helene Charisma

Helene Charisma times it right

It wasn’t the Grand Prix de Paris but the Heung Yip Handicap (1800m) at Happy Valley last night (Wednesday, 25 September) represented the pinnacle, so...
Furore

Furore return

BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) winner Furore caught the eye, running on for third under Grant van Niekerk in a dirt track barrier trial at...
Simple Elegant

Simple for Van Niekerk

Grant van Niekerk arrived at the track at Sha Tin yesterday, Sunday, 15 September with a zero in his season’s win column. He rectified that...
Harmony Victory.

Van Niekerk’s Harmony

Harmony Victory charged late down centre-track to win the day’s feature, the Class 1 Sha Tin Mile Trophy Handicap (1600m), in Hong Kong’s 2018/19 season...
Flying Thunder

Van Niekerk grabs Group 3 glory as Flying Thunder storms the Cup

Flying Thunder gave jockey Grant van Niekerk his first Group race win in Hong Kong with a smart display in the Group 3 Premier Cup...
Grant van Niekerk Flying Thunder.

Van Niekerk seeks a first with Flying Thunder

Grant van Niekerk has enjoyed a fine debut season in Hong Kong and he’s looking to cap it with a breakthrough feature race success aboard...