Tag: 'Sha Tin'

Jamie Richards

Champion again Richards focused on Hong Kong future

Despite missing the final four months of the season, Jamie Richards will again be crowned New Zealand’s Champion Trainer when the curtain comes down on...

Punt Drunk : Golden Sixty A Class Above The Rest At Sha Tin

Punt Drunk News – 25/1/21 How bloody good is a Monday when it is in the middle of a long weekend? We’ll tell ya, really...

Deirdre forms a new bond as Viddora steps into Vivlos’ shoes

Talented mares Deirdre and Viddora may hail from different hemispheres, let alone countries or stables, but they have become close companions as the FWD Champions...
Band Of Brothers

Promising winners aplenty at Sha Tin

Sha Tin’s Easter Monday (22 April) meeting was billed as a day likely to showcase some of Hong Kong’s most promising gallopers and it lived...

Star Luck keeps Lor’s dirt track record rolling at Sha Tin

To call Frankie Lor the dirt track king would be to ignore his ever-broadening scope of accomplishments in only his second season training. But the...

Tsui aiming for double delight on dirt with Winner Supreme

Me Tsui will aim Winner Supreme (117lb) at back-to-back wins on the all-weather track in the Class 3 Hin Yiu Handicap (1200m) at Sha Tin...
Sha Tin

International group 1 stars among Champions Day entries at Sha Tin

Champions Day will hold world racing’s spotlight at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday, 28 April and the international occasion has attracted 111 entries from 14...

What Else But You, Moreira shines with Chinese New Year treble

Joao Moreira and What Else But You thrilled a huge crowd at Sha Tin this afternoon (Thursday, 7 February) with a smart victory in the...

Plenty to note on another Happy Wednesday

Wednesday (16 January) night’s card at Happy Valley could be viewed as the calm before a Group 1 storm, but the city track serves up...

Witness Hunter stalks Griffin Trophy prize, Dark Dream on Derby road

Witness Hunter will attempt to wrap up a hat-trick when he takes on seven fellow young guns in the Griffin Trophy (1400m) at Sha Tin’s...

De Sousa rules Supreme as the winners roll in

It may have been just a Class 4 sprint at a routine midweek AW meeting, but Silvestre de Sousa’s success aboard Winning Supreme at Sha...

Fight Hero back on his patch, Mission Tycoon tries something new

Fight Hero has made his name as a late-dashing stalwart of Sha Tin’s all-weather circuit and the horse that so nearly gave Hong Kong a...

Zac Purton rides 900th Hong Kong winner

Hong Kong-based Australian jockey Zac Purton has ridden five winners at Sha Tin to reach 900 in the competitive HK arena.

Conte shines and Zac Purton’s five seals 900

Conte carried off the Lukfook Jewellery Cup Handicap (1400m) at Sha Tin this afternoon (Sunday, 16 December), quickening clear of smart handicappers and big money...

Group 1 prizes in the bag, Purton rolls on to business at the Valley

Zac Purton’s Group 1 double aboard Beauty Generation and Exultant at the Hong Kong International Races will rank as one of his highlight days in...

Frustrations hopefully over for Vase bound Red Verdon

It’s been quite an adventure, or perhaps misadventure, over the past 10 weeks for the Group 1 Hong Kong Vase (2400m) candidate Red Verdon and...

Beat The Bank has poignant assignment in Hong Kong Mile

IT is hard to imagine many more emotional victories at Sha Tin than if Beat The Bank were to win the Group 1 Hong Kong...

Tye Angland hospitalised after HK fall

Sydney rider Tye Angland is in a Hong Kong hospital with unspecified injuries after a fall at Sha Tin.

Record breaking Beauty Generation in a different league to his rivals

It’s not often the highest praise for a major race winner comes from the trainer of the runner-up. But that was the case after Beauty...

Prawn proves the King for returning Moreira

A rampant new star and a returning older one combined in perfect harmony at Sha Tin today (18 November) as Hot King Prawn and Joao...
Sha Tin Group 2 Jockey Club Cup

Can Glorious Forever turn the tables on Time Warp In Jockey Club Cup

One of the burning questions in the G2 Jockey Club Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin on Sunday is whether Glorious Forever will attempt to reverse...
Gold Mount

HK: Gibson says Gold Mount ready to begin International day campaign

Trainer Richard Gibson is optimistic that recent stable acquisition Gold Mount can take a positive step towards Hong Kong International day in Sunday’s G2 Jockey...

Fownes says Southern Legend ready to step up

Trainer Caspar Fownes is confident his Group 1 miler Southern Legend is ready to turn around an indifferent start to the season in Sunday’s (18...

Pakistan Star’s too clever by half but Cruz believes there’ll be no antics in Jockey Club Cup

He’s been called mercurial, obstinate, recalcitrant, and a whole barrage of insults more, but Pakistan Star’s latest erratic display could just be a manifestation of...

Brothers set to fight over Ladies’ Purse at Sha Tin on Sunday

Sibling rivalry will come to a head at Sha Tin on Sunday when two of Hong Kong’s most exciting gallopers clash for the first time...