Tag: 'Vagner Borges'

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...
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...
Hot King Prawn

Size trio thrives at Sha Tin trials

John Size remains optimistic over Hot King Prawn and Courier Wonder’s Group 2 BOCHK Private Banking Jockey Club Sprint (1200m) prospects at Sha Tin on...
Sight Success

Borges and Size unite with Sight Success in Happy Valley feature

Vagner Borges hopes victory on Sight Success in the Class 2 High West Handicap (1200m) at Happy Valley on Wednesday (10 November) can lay the...
Sky Field

Shinn has faith in Sky Field

Blake Shinn is holding faith in Sky Field’s ability to bounce back after the chestnut produced a rousing first-past-the-post trial effort at Sha Tin Tuesday...
John Size

Size two-pronged in hot sprint at Happy Valley

Pursuing a record-breaking 12th trainers’ championship, John Size heads into Wednesday’s (10 November) cracking Class 2 High West Handicap (1200m) at Happy Valley double-handed with...
God Of Dragon

Whyte, Chau claim Happy Valley feature with tactical brilliance

In the latest measure of Jerry Chau’s irresistible emergence, Douglas Whyte lavished praise on his protégé after the rising star of Hong Kong’s jockey ranks...
Amazing Star

Amazing Star aims to prove he’s no fluke in Chairman’s Sprint Prize

Amazing Star caused one of the biggest feature-race shocks in Hong Kong racing history when he landed the Group 2 Sprint Cup (1200m) earlier this...
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...
Amazing Star

Amazing Star emerges as an improbable ruler in the Group 2 Sprint Cup

Stunned by an Easter Monday miracle, Jimmy Ting is unlikely to tempt fate twice by aiming blowout Group 2 Sprint Cup (1200m) winner Amazing Star...
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...
Ruan Maia

Hong Kong dream for Ruan Maia who joins Moreira and Borges

Brazilian jockeys have made waves in Hong Kong in recent years and Ruan Maia is looking forward to rising to the challenge when his licence...
Scores Of Fun

Grateful Heart, Scores Of Fun bid for Million Challenge glory

Championship-leading trainer John Size is placing his faith in Scores Of Fun’s exceptional resilience as the sprinter shapes to bid for ultimate glory in the...
Equaletta Blitz

Moreira boosts lead in jockeys’ championship with another treble

Joao Moreira has extended his lead in the Hong Kong jockeys’ premiership with another display of dominance, notching a Happy Valley treble to lead reigning...
Snap Fit

Snap Fit returns for Fownes, In-form Size saddles seven

Injury halted the Caspar Fownes-trained Snap Fit’s burgeoning career last season, but this Wednesday (20 January) the handler’s talented six-year-old returns from a 10-month break...
Neil Callan

Callan wants IJC berth, maturity the key as Unicorn keeps on rising

Neil Callan’s fine run of form has fired him into contention for the coveted final spot in the LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship and at Happy...
Sunshine Warrior

Borges edges closer to IJC berth, Callan keeps on rolling

Vagner Borges edged closer to a berth in next month’s LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship (IJC) with his 11th win this term thanks to a sweeping...
California Rad

Tenacious California Rad seals a Chadwick double, Healthy Happy dazzles on debut

Matthew Chadwick’s renewed association with Tony Cruz blossomed at Sha Tin yesterday (11 October) as the 30-year-old fired home his second double this season, capped...
Lakeshore Eagle

Lakeshore Eagle shoots for four in hot Sha Tin feature

Lakeshore Eagle soared to a hat-trick of wins at the end of last season and this Sunday (20 September) at Sha Tin the smart galloper...
Ricky Yiu

Yiu feels the heat as Lui closes in trainers’ premiership battle

The heat is on in the race to be champion trainer with front-runner Ricky Yiu feeling the burn at his back after closest rival Francis...
Reliable Team

Teetan bags a birthday brace, So goes big at the Valley

Reliable Team’s battling win in the Class 2 Cochrane Handicap (1800m) ensured Karis Teetan enjoyed a memorable 30th birthday at Happy Valley on Wednesday, 3...
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...
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...
Ambitious Dragon

Millard’s team ready to mix it on FWD Champions Day

Tony Millard enjoyed one of his biggest days at Sha Tin when the exceptional Ambitious Dragon won the 2011 Group 1 QEII Cup (2000m) and...
Vagner Borges

Sweet first as Borges gets his Hong Kong win

Vagner Borges realised a dream when he bagged his first Hong Kong win at Happy Valley last night (18 March) with an all-the-way success aboard...