Tag: 'Happy Valley'

Fat Turtle aims to rise in Happy Valley feature

Hong Kong is awash with exciting young talent right now. Voyage Warrior’s blazing win on Monday has him pegged as a shooting star, while the...

Valley unites to salute Whyte’s final night

It was after 11pm when Douglas Whyte walked quietly away from his final night as a jockey at Happy Valley on Wednesday (30 January). The...

Plenty to note on another Happy Wednesday

Wednesday (16 January) night’s card at Happy Valley could be viewed as the calm before a Group 1 storm, but the city track serves up...

Northern Superstar bids to shine under Valley lights

Northern Superstar may well polarise opinion when he continues his Hong Kong development in this Wednesday’s Group 3 January Cup Handicap (1800m) at Happy Valley....

Purton takes the cheers with a treble

A bulging contacts book is an asset to any Hong Kong jockey and champion Zac Purton added another name to his list of winning trainers...

International Jockeys Challenge to set the Valley alight tonight

They may be some of the world’s best jockeys, battling for one of the great jockeys’ prizes in the racing world, but none were brave...

King of the Valley might hold key to International Jockeys’ Championship

Trainer Caspar Fownes, the man known as the “King of the Valley”, could play a key part in determining which jockey claims Wednesday night’s (5...

Returning Leung looking to Spark his season after lengthy ban

Friends reunited is the theme for Derek Leung’s return to action at Happy Valley tonight (Wednesday, 14 November) and the dual Tony Cruz Award winner...

Callan is back and ready to score again after Ted’s Excellent Adventure

One look at the current standings shows just how tough it can be for jockeys trying to make a mark in Hong Kong. Fifteen meetings...

Outstanding miler Beauty Generation does it again in Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy

Beauty Generation has drawn his share of unwarranted knocks from the naysayers but at Sha Tin this afternoon (Sunday, 21 October) even the most ardent...

Lights, Camera, Action – Rispoli aims to break his run of seconds back at the Valley

It takes more than a run of near misses to get the better of Umberto Rispoli, who is hoping the camera finally smiles on him...

Super Hoppy for Shum as Hong Kong Airlines Million Challenge has lift-off

A thriller wrapped up proceedings at Happy Valley’s season opener tonight, Wednesday, 5 September, as Super Hoppy (117lb) rattled to a flashing short-head victory in...
Ping Hair Star wins Hong Kong Derby

Hong Kong’s 2018/19 season fixtures released

Hong Kong will stage its 2018/19 season opener at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday, 2 September, the first of 88 fixtures worth a record total...

Zac Purton tightens grip on HK title

Ex-pat Australian Zac Purton has tightened his grip on the Hong Kong jockeys' championship with a double at Happy Valley.

Zero Hedge takes the feature and keeps Moreira in the hunt

Zero Hedge made all to land the Australian Turf Club Trophy Handicap (1200m) for the John Size/Joao Moreira alliance at Happy Valley Racecourse tonight, Wednesday,...

Zac Purton extends lead in HK premiership

Zac Purton has increased his lead in the Hong Kong jockeys' premiership to five over Joao Moreira with four winners at Happy Valley.

Purton’s too Hot as King Prawn impresses

Hot King Prawn continued his ascent through the grades with a convincing performance in the Class 2 Wong Nai Chung Gap Handicap (1200m) at Happy...

Young talent Hot King Prawn set for Valley debut

Hot King Prawn (130lb) will experience a Happy Valley race night for the first time on Wednesday (13 June), the talented grey’s assignment being the...

Doleuze salutes as French celebrations conclude at Happy Valley

On a night that celebrated French racing and Gallic culture, it was only fitting that one of France’s finest servants on the world stage emerged...

Four for Tsui as Purton notches century at Happy Valley

Trainer Me Tsui dominated proceedings at Happy Valley tonight (Wednesday, 16 May) as he won four of the first five races on a night where...

Purton’s treble seals a big milestone

A Zac Purton treble dominated events at Happy Valley on Wednesday, 18 April, with the premiership title chaser reaching a career landmark and bagging the...

Happy Valley test for defeated Derby runner Patriot Hero

Patriot Hero (119lb) brings Hong Kong Derby form to Wednesday (11 April) night’s Happy Valley card, albeit a slender thread, as trainer David Ferraris continues...

Eagle Way ready to maintain undefeated HV run

Eagle Way returns to the scene of an impressive victory in a classy edition of the Class 1 Happy Valley Vase Handicap (1800m) at the...
Charity Glory

Charity Glory takes the Million Challenge, Ivictory’s most impressive

Charity Glory was crowned the Hong Kong Airlines Million Challenge victor at Happy Valley tonight, Wednesday, 21 February, but the series winner was no match...
Classic Emperor

Leung eyes off Dubai World Cup night ride with Classic Emperor

Jockey Derek Leung sees Thursday night’s (22 February) District One Mediterranean (1600m, dirt) at Meydan as not only a chance for Classic Emperor to qualify...