Tag: 'joao moreira'

Hot King Prawn

Hot King Prawn’s still a Premier prospect for major honours

Joao Moreira believes Hot King Prawn is capable of winning a hitherto elusive Group 1 as the grey returns for his fifth Hong Kong racing...
Caspar Fownes

Caspar Fownes looks to Moreira with a good hand at Happy Valley

Caspar Fownes is looking to continue his fast-start to the new season and is looking to leading jockey Joao Moreira to keep his hot streak...
Excellent Proposal

Derby aspirant Excellent Proposal scores rousing victory at Sha Tin

Rising star Excellent Proposal made a big statement with an impressive win in the Class 2 Chek Lap Kok Handicap (1800m) at Sha Tin yesterday...
Excellent Proposal

Excellent Proposal steps up on his road to the Hong Kong Derby

Excellent Proposal (123lb) has already earmarked himself as a possible candidate for the 2021 BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) with two smart wins over 1400m...
Computer Patch

Three for Moreira as Computer Patch takes the Group 3 National Day Cup

Joao Moreira sealed a hat-trick of wins containing plenty of promise for the future as Computer Patch (117lb) blew away his rivals in the Group...
Golden Sixty

Golden Sixty ready for Beauty Generation in Sunday’s Group 3 Celebration Cup

Golden Sixty returns to action at Sha Tin on Sunday (27 September) with jockey Vincent Ho buoyed by his star mount’s preparations and intent on...
Joao Moreira

Red-hot Moreira takes full book at the Valley

Joao Moreira enjoyed one of his most prolific days in the saddle on Sunday at Sha Tin with a six-timer and he heads to Wednesday’s...
Joao Moreira

Moreira strikes ‘Magic’ six-timer at Sha Tin

Joao Moreira’s brilliant best was on show yesterday (20 September) at Sha Tin as he collected a superb six-timer which he capped with victory aboard...
Caspar Fownes

Fownes on top, Moreira seals three and Teetan doubles up

Caspar Fownes’ fast start to the 2020/21 season continued as the three-time champion trainer bagged a treble at Happy Valley on Wednesday, 16 September to...
Eternal Harvest

Eternal Harvest resumes in hot Happy Valley sprint

Vincent Ho is hopeful that improving youngster Eternal Harvest can put a barrier mishap behind him and continue his ascent up the handicap when he...
Karis Teetan

Karis Teetan strikes 400 Hong Kong wins, Sky Field impresses

Jockey Karis Teetan landed a treble at Sha Tin yesterday (13 September) which included the milestone of his 400th win in Hong Kong aboard Will...
Sky Field

Exciting Sky Field is on the Hong Kong Classic Mile trail

Sky Field made a big statement before the break between seasons and this Sunday (13 September) at Sha Tin he readies for his return in...
Joao Moreira

Moreira roars into action at season opener

Joao Moreira, winless on this day last year, made a roaring start to the 2020/2021 racing season with a winning treble at the opening meeting...
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...
Champion’s Way

John Size readies three for Sunday’s Chief Executive’s Cup

John Size will launch a three-pronged attack on the Class 1 HKSAR Chief Executive’s Cup (1200m) when Hong Kong racing returns at Sha Tin on...
Zac Purton

Purton prepares for Hong Kong life after Moore

Zac Purton says the return of Australian trainer David Hayes might hold the key to a successful defence of his Hong Kong champion jockey title...
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...
Zac Purton

Purton wins fourth Hong Kong premiership

Zac Purton has clinched his fourth Hong Kong jockeys' premiership with one meeting still remaining in the 2019-20 season.
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...
John Moore

Hong Kong’s clock ticks out for John Moore, the big-race king

John Moore sits at the open window. His elbows rest on the worktop, his hands cup binoculars in a steadying grip and his eyes study...
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...
Karis Teetan

Teetan’s red-hot form continues as exciting youngsters take centre stage

Karis Teetan surged past his best ever season’s tally of 84 wins late last month and the man dubbed the ‘Mauritian Magician’ is showing no...
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...