Tag: 'Matthew Poon'

Joyful Win

Joyful Win goes for three in a row at Happy Valley

Bidding for a hat-trick of wins and a fifth overall – Joyful Win has hit career-best form and he’s got trainer Ricky Yiu believing there’s...
Ima Single Man

Cruz pins Classic aspirations on Ima Single Man

Tony Cruz is confident Ima Single Man can stamp Hong Kong Classic Mile credentials with another strong performance in the Class 2 Chek Keng Handicap...
Ima Single Man

Ima Single Man strikes for Cruz as Leung posts Sha Tin treble

Tony Cruz will set Ima Single Man for the Hong Kong Classic Mile (1600m) next month after a superb ride from Matthew Poon enabled the...
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...
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...
Silver Fig

Millard mulls overseas options with Silver Fig

Tony Millard is considering possible long-range international targets with Silver Fig after the talented grey laid waste to quality opposition in the Class 2 Tsuen...
Super Football

Matthew Poon’s rollercoaster day ends with Hong Kong Reunification Cup victory

Matthew Poon experienced racing’s highs and lows in rapid succession at Sha Tin on Thursday (1 July), compensating for a weighing out mistake in an...
Matthew Poon

Poon looks to keep on rolling, Ferraris joins riding ranks from next season

After snaring consecutive doubles at the past two race meetings, jockey Matthew Poon is looking to stay in the groove when he heads to Happy...
Caspar Fownes

Sha Tin double gives Caspar Fownes vital breathing space

Buoyed by a timely show of strength, Caspar Fownes is taking nothing for granted despite edging to a three-win lead over John Size in the...
Simply Fluke

Hall, Whyte upstage big guns with Happy Valley doubles

Overshadowed by Caspar Fownes and John Size’s titanic battle for the Hong Kong trainers’ championship, David Hall and Douglas Whyte struck important blows of their...
Noble Desire

Noble Desire chases back-to-back wins at Happy Valley

Douglas Whyte hopes he has found the key to unlocking further success from Noble Desire as the gelding bids for back-to-back wins in the first...
Glorious Dragon

Glorious Dragon ready for Champions and Chater Cup test

Francis Lui has no qualms over Glorious Dragon’s ability to answer the stamina queries when he steps into the unknown for Sunday’s HK$12 million Group...
David Hayes

Hayes looks to maintain late-season surge with seven at the Valley

Spurred on with 10 wins since the beginning of April, David Hayes is looking to maintain his late-season surge when he heads to Happy Valley...
Butterfield

Group 3 Queen Mother Memorial Cup glory for Butterfield

Danny Shum’s quest for a maiden trainers’ championship is likely to feature a double-handed tilt at the Group 1 Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup...
Richard Gibson

Richard Gibson double-handed as Rattan and Wellington challenge Danon Smash

Richard Gibson concedes toppling Danon Smash in the Group 1 HK$18 million Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1200m) on Sunday (25 April) is a formidable challenge but...
Travel Datuk

Travel Datuk salutes at last ending a 48-race losing streak

Almost five years after debuting at Happy Valley, Irish import Travel Datuk shed unwanted status as Hong Kong’s most celebrated maiden by successfully snapping a...
Charity Fun

Charity Fun charges into BMW Hong Kong Derby calculations

Danny Shum is considering an audacious tilt at the HK$24 million BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) in March with Charity Fun after the Irish import’s...
Glorious Dragon

Poon and Lui combine with Glorious Dragon to snare Centenary Vase Handicap

Glorious Dragon has avenged defeat in the 2020 Group 3 Centenary Vase Handicap (1800m) by denying Exultant a third win in the staying feature while...
Jolly Banner

Veteran Banner looks to fly for Yiu in Group 1 Centenary Sprint Cup

Jolly Banner might be in the twilight of his career as a nine-year-old but that didn’t stop him from snaring second in last month’s Group...
Lucky Patch

Lui has Lucky Patch on Classic Mile trail

After clean-sweeping last season’s Four-Year-Old Classic Series with the brilliant Golden Sixty, trainer Francis Lui is looking to Lucky Patch (117lb) this time around and...
Wellington

Richard Gibson praises mafoo as Wellington makes triumphant return

As has become customary, Joao Moreira was the headline act with a Boxing Day quartet but, in Richard Gibson’s eyes, mafoo (stable assistant) Josephine Kwok...
Kings Shield

Kings Shield dominates with Dubai on the radar

Kings Shield put his rivals to the sword with an authoritative all-the-way win in the Class 2 Hebe Hill Handicap (1650m, dirt) at Sha Tin...
Singapore Sling

Singapore Sling aims to give Millard a fifth Sa Sa Ladies’ Purse success

Tony Millard is looking to enhance his excellent record in Sunday’s (1 November) Group 3 Sa Sa Ladies’ Purse Handicap (1800m) at Sha Tin, with...
Jolly Banner

Yiu’s veteran Jolly Banner aims to fly once more

Champion trainer Ricky Yiu’s stable stalwart Jolly Banner is looking to land a third Group 3 win for his handler in Thursday’s (1 October) National...
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...