Tag: 'Ricky Yiu'

Preciousship

Preciousship shines as Yiu bags three

Preciousship (121lb) capped a hat-trick for Ricky Yiu with a gritty success in the Class 2 Choi Wan Handicap (1600m) at Sha Tin yesterday afternoon...
Voyage Warrior

Voyage Warrior and Duke Wai square off in hot Saturday sprint

Two of Hong Kong’s rising stars will clash at Sha Tin on Saturday (8 February) when speedsters Voyage Warrior (133lb) and Duke Wai (118lb) meet...
Preciousship

Preciousship prevails but Columbus County bolts into Classic reckoning

Preciousship (123lb) continued his rich recent form and kept trainer Ricky Yiu ticking along at the top of the premiership with a game victory in...
Ricky Yiu

Yiu maintains pace as he weighs up Premiership prospects

Premiership leader Ricky Yiu’s take on his title chances could be described as positive yet pragmatic after he secured his 31st win of the campaign...
Voyage Warrior

Warrior rediscovers his dash

Voyage Warrior drew comparisons with one of trainer Ricky Yiu’s past Group 1-winning speedsters after blazing away from his rivals in the Class 2 Cherry...
Tony Piccone

New Year, new challenge for Hong Kong debutant Tony Piccone

A new year signals a new opportunity for Tony Piccone who will kick off a two-month contract with the Hong Kong Jockey Club at today’s...
Duke Wai

Three in a row for Duke Wai

Duke Wai hit overdrive late in the play to land his third win on the bounce in the Class 3 Long Valley Handicap (1000m), at...
After Me

After Me helps Yiu to a Super Trouper treble at the Valley

High-flying handler Ricky Yiu snared a treble at Happy Valley last night (Wednesday, 11 December) and earned a brush with pop royalty thanks to After...
Ricky Yiu

Yiu and Chadwick look for a trophy Breeze at the Valley

Ricky Yiu has pocketed six wins from his last 14 runners and heads into Wednesday’s (27 November) nine-race card at Happy Valley with four chances,...
Danny Shum

More for Shum

Lucky More was value for a good deal more than the four and a quarter-length winning margin in the Class 4 Chevalier Construction Handicap (1000m),...
Loriz

Three for Ricky Yiu

Trainer Ricky Yiu has his string in fine form and bossed the early part of the card at Happy Valley last night (Wednesday, 20 November)...
Speedy King

Positive Sanna strikes twice for Yiu

Alberto Sanna and Ricky Yiu capped a double together when Speedy King took the Class 2 Ivictory Handicap (1200m) at 50/1, following After Me’s success...
Joao Moreira

Moreira lands a treble thanks to Le Terroir

A treble at Happy Valley last night (Wednesday, 25 September) saw Joao Moreira hit double figures for the season, the first rider to reach that...
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...
Voyage Warrior

Rocketing Voyage

Zac Purton enjoyed a rocket run on young sprinting sensation Voyage Warrior (133lb) in the Class 3 Ma On Shan Handicap (1000m) to take home...

De Sousa enjoying the ride in his latest Hong Kong journey

Hong Kong’s jockey roundabout is spinning into overdrive as the biggest week of the year approaches and Silvestre de Sousa is aiming to capitalise at...
Jolly Banner

Jockey: Jolly Banner primed for Chinese New Year Cup Handicap

Honest galloper Jolly Banner is primed for his return to the races in Sunday’s (18 February) Class 1 Chinese New Year Cup Handicap (1400m) at...
Blizzard winning the Chinese Club Challenge Cup

Karis Teetan puts faith in Blizzard for G1 Centenary Sprint Cup

Jockey Karis Teetan is looking forward to reuniting with an old friend when he partners Ricky Yiu’s honest speedster Blizzard in the Group 1 Centenary...
Trainer Ricky Yiu celebrates his 700th career win

Trainer Ricky Yiu & jockey Neil Callan reach milestones overnight

Trainer Ricky Yiu and jockey Neil Callan each achieved notable milestones in their respective Hong Kong careers on a night that concentrated success with doubles...
Fantastic Eight (in orange)

Fantastic Eight & Fabulous One front runners Happy Valley Wednesday

Fantastic Eight (113lb) aims to make his mark in Class 2 on Wednesday (20 December) night but the impressive last-start winner will likely face competition...
Blizzard at the HKIR meet in 2016

Sushi on the menu for Blizzard post-HK Sprint

Trainer Ricky Yiu, who has three HK Sprint wins to his name already, is expecting a strong run from six-year-old Blizzard at Sha Tin this...