Tag: 'joao moreira'

Purton leads HK premiership by four wins

Zac Purton has extended his lead over Joao Moreira in the Kong Kong Jockeys' premiership to four wins with 12 meetings of the season remaining.
Joao Moreira

Moreira aims to fire back with fourth Group 3 Lion Rock Trophy win

Joao Moreira is hoping everything falls right for Beauty Legacy in the Group 3 Lion Rock Trophy Handicap (1600m) this Sunday (31 May) at Sha...
Kings Shield

Kings triumph lifts Purton, Cruz hat-trick brings title into range

Kings Shield put his rivals to the sword with a routing run to victory in the Class 2 Egret Handicap (1650m, dirt) at Sha Tin...
Zac Purton

Purton looks for advantage as Moreira sits out Wednesday at Sha Tin

Zac Purton is hoping to make hay under the Sha Tin floodlights tonight (27 May) with Joao Moreira sitting out the all-weather track fixture due...
Zac Purton

Purton, Moreira HK stoush down to the wire

Zac Purton and Joao Moreira have each ridden four winners at Sha Tin to remain in a share of the lead for the Hong Kong...
Exultant

Exultant stamps Horse of the Year claim with Champions & Chater Cup victory

It was hard work but Exultant has never been one to shirk a challenge. The tough kingpin of the Hong Kong stayers’ division proved his...
Thanks Forever

Thanks Forever takes the Sha Tin Vase on a dramatic day for Purton

Thanks Forever fought his way to a deserved victory in the Group 3 Sha Tin Vase Handicap (1200m) at Sha Tin on Sunday, 24 May...
John Moore

Moore believes he has the key to unlock Thanks Forever for Group 3 success

John Moore hopes he has found the key to unlocking Thanks Forever’s absolute best as the consistent four-year-old seeks a first Group race victory in...
Shining Ace

Moreira and Purton dish a double delight at the Valley

Joao Moreira and Zac Purton continued their enthralling back-and-forth contest for the jockeys’ championship with a double each at Happy Valley on Wednesday, 20 May....
Inner Flame

Inner Flame gives Moreira a treble to draw level with Purton

Joao Moreira outscored jockeys’ championship rival Zac Purton three to one at Sha Tin on Sunday (17 May), a haul that left the three-time Hong...
Zac Purton

Purton maintains his edge with Happy Valley double

Zac Purton and Joao Moreira continued their back-and-forth battle for the Hong Kong champion jockey title at Happy Valley on Wednesday, 13 May with the...
Antoine Hamelin

French ace Hamelin is enjoying his Hong Kong start

Antoine Hamelin has made a fine start to his Hong Kong career since emerging from quarantine five weeks ago and the Frenchman is showing no...
Relentless Me

Jerry Chau has a dream start with a Sha Tin double

Jerry Chau made a dream home debut at Sha Tin on Saturday, 9 May, driving first past the post not once but twice just five...
Joao Moreira

Moreira aims to fire back with a full book at Sha Tin

Joao Moreira knows he needs a big response at Sha Tin today (Saturday 9 May) after title rival Zac Purton burst four wins clear at...
Zac Purton

Purton seeks a Valley spark to ignite his championship assault

Zac Purton will head to Happy Valley tonight (Wednesday 6 May) with a full book of nine rides and his big rival Joao Moreira locked...
Chefano

Chefano leads for Queen Mother Memorial Cup victory

Chefano gave trainer John Moore a sixth win in the Group 3 Queen Mother Memorial Cup Handicap (2400m) with a resolute front-running display at Sha...
Shining Gem

Yiu’s on top and Shining, Moreira and Purton match strides

Ricky Yiu’s steady, unwavering progress towards what he hopes will be a first trainers’ championship continued at Happy Valley last night (Wednesday, 29 April) thanks...
Flash Famous

Flash Famous shoots for a five-star night at the Valley

Frankie Lor heads into today’s (29 April) Happy Valley meeting with course specialist Flash Famous looking to become the first horse this season to win...
Exultant

Exultant carries great expectations into FWD QEII Cup

Tony Cruz expects an Exultant victory in the HK$25 million Group 1 FWD QEII Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin on Sunday (26 April) but the...
Waikuku

Waikuku looks to bounce back against Beauty Generation

If any horse can stop Beauty Generation from winning a record third FWD Group 1 Champions Mile at Sha Tin on Sunday, 26 April, the...
Hot King Prawn

Hot King Prawn’s time is now

Hot King Prawn is one of the most dependable horses in training and at Sha Tin this Sunday (26 April) trainer John Size is hopeful...
Tangmere

Purton gains on absent Moreira ahead of FWD Champions Day

Zac Purton made sure he gained some benefit from Joao Moreira’s absence at Happy Valley on Wednesday (22 April) night with a double that took...
Team Power

Schofield’s hot streak continues

Chad Schofield is well on his way to smashing his personal best Hong Kong tally after maintaining an excellent run of recent form with a...
Mighty Giant

Exciting youngsters square off as the champion jockey race heats up

Jockeys’ championship protagonists Zac Purton and Joao Moreira have continued to trade blows in recent weeks and that looks set to continue on Sunday’s (19...
Dances With Dragon

Purton hits the century

The championship prospects of Zac Purton were aided by a treble that took him to 100 wins for the term, just one behind premiership leader...