Tag: 'Ricky Yiu'

Zac Purton

Purton returns from injury to post 50th for the season

Exactly a month after suffering multiple injuries in a Sha Tin fall, Zac Purton notched his 50th victory of the 2021/22 season as the champion...
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...
Beauty Joy

Zac Purton breaks Douglas Whyte’s prizemoney record ahead of IJC defence

Zac Purton has overtaken Douglas Whyte’s all-time Hong Kong prizemoney record by posting a double as the perfect prelude to his title defence of the...
Tourbillon Diamond

Tourbillon Diamond claims Sa Sa Ladies’ Purse Handicap

Danny Shum is likely to plot a modest autumn path with Tourbillon Diamond after the Australian import upstaged several LONGINES Hong Kong International Races aspirants...
Voyage Warrior

Blinkers on as Yiu looks to crank up Voyage Warrior

Hopeful of getting Voyage Warrior (120lb) to find another ‘gear’, trainer Ricky Yiu has applied the blinkers in a bid to unlock more from the...
Karis Teetan

Gear tweaks as Robot Warrior seeks a first win

Karis Teetan is remaining hopeful that gear tweaks will help Robot Warrior (127lb) overcome a ‘crowding’ issue when he contests Sunday’s (4 July) Class 4...
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...
Drops Of God

John Size upbeat over Drops Of God, Blaze Warrior as championship hopes flicker

Conceding the 2020/21 Hong Kong trainers’ championship is clearly Caspar Fownes’ to lose, John Size is optimistic Drops Of God and Blaze Warrior can preserve...
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...
Ricky Yiu

Champion trainer Ricky Yiu plots winning return for Excellent Chariot

Reigning champion trainer Ricky Yiu is optimistic a timely distance rise can trigger Excellent Chariot’s return to the winners’ list in the Class 3 Devon...
Karis Teetan

Teetan scores Happy Valley four-timer to notch season half century

A career-best haul in Hong Kong remains within Karis Teetan’s grasp after the Mauritian posted a Happy Valley quartet to take his 2020/21 season tally...
Might Giant

Kiwi-breds dominate Hong Kong features

New Zealand-bred horses took out the two feature races at Sha Tin on Monday. Mighty Giant scored an all-the-way victory in the Group 2 Chairman’s...
Mighty Giant

Giant upset for Callan and Yiu in Easter Monday’s Group 2 Chairman’s Trophy

Mighty Giant (123lb) bossed his rivals with an all-the-way victory in yesterday’s (Monday 5 April) Group 2 Chairman’s Trophy (1600m) at Sha Tin for jockey...
Ricky Yiu

Back-to-back bid for Voyage Warrior in Easter Monday’s Group 2 Sprint Cup

Ricky Yiu has a strong reputation when it comes to nurturing sprint talents, his four wins in the Group 2 Sprint Cup (1200m) are unrivalled...
Ruan Maia

Ruan Maia celebrates breakthrough success at Happy Valley

Brazilian jockey success in Hong Kong is overwhelmingly Joao Moreira’s domain but at Happy Valley on Wednesday night (24 March), Ruan Maia posted one of...
Derek Leung

Derek Leung stars at Sha Tin with a treble

Celebrating his first treble in almost a year, Derek Leung identified the virtues of hard work and vital stable support after taking riding honours at...
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...
Voyage Warrior

Yiu readies three as Voyage Warrior looks to fulfill potential

Ricky Yiu heads to Sunday’s (13 December) LONGINES Hong Kong International Races with a three-pronged assault across the four-race HK$95 million showcase spearheaded by Voyage...
Amazing Chocolate

Amazing win draws Super Jockey comparisons for Millard

Amazing Chocolate (119lb) scored a win full of merit in the Class 2 Ashley Handicap (1200m) at Sha Tin yesterday (Sunday, 6 December) which had...
Golden Sixty

Golden Sixty primed for Group 2 Jockey Club Mile test

Golden Sixty (123lb) worked through his final gallop on Thursday (19 November) morning at Sha Tin and trainer Francis Lui today (Friday, 20 November) confirmed...
Mighty Giant

Giant win signals December intent, Courier Wonder dazzles on debut

Mighty Giant sealed a fifth consecutive win with an impressive performance in the Class 2 Argyle Handicap (1400m) at Sha Tin on Saturday, 24 October,...
Caspar Fownes

Fownes hopes fiery Field can bloom on 1400m debut

Something has to give at Sha Tin on Saturday (24 October) as two of Hong Kong’s hottest young properties put impressive winning streaks on the...
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...
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...
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...