Tag: 'Waikuku'

Waikuku

Waikuku lifts Stewards’ Cup as Golden Sixty is beaten

Waikuku delivered a stunning blow at Sha Tin this afternoon (Sunday, 23 January) to deny Golden Sixty a record-equalling win in the Group 1 Stewards’...
More Than This

More Than This on giant-slaying mission in Sunday’s Stewards’ Cup

Graduates of the 2020 Four-Year-Old Classic Series, Golden Sixty and More Than This have had vastly contrasting careers since – like most in comparison to...

Horse Racing History: This day in Racing 20th January

This day 20th January in horse racing news history From the extensive Horse Betting news archives we present the all the thoroughbred racing action in...

Horse Racing History: Today in Racing 19th January

This day 19th January in horse racing news history From the extensive Horse Betting news archives we present the all the thoroughbred racing action in...
Beauty Joy

Beauty Joy for Purton at the Valley, Teetan snares Romantic Warrior ride

Gearing up for a huge fortnight of Hong Kong racing, Zac Purton heads to Happy Valley this Wednesday evening (19 January) looking to maintain the...
Master Eight

Master Eight ready for Group 1 Centenary Sprint Cup test

Master Eight has been one of this season’s most impressive performers with swift progression from Class 3 into a leading protagonist for Sunday week’s (23...
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...
Courier Wonder

John Size trio limbers up with leisurely trials

Emerging sprinter Courier Wonder shrugged off the disappointment of a luckless first-up run by cruising through a 1050m trial at Sha Tin Friday morning (29...
Waikuku

Purton and Size join forces with Waikuku

Excited to partner Waikuku under race conditions for the first time, Zac Purton is optimistic John Size’s crack galloper can make a strong return when...
Hongkong Great

Teetan excited by Hongkong Great

Intent on regaining momentum after a mid-week mishap, Karis Teetan is confident Hongkong Great can overcome distance concerns by imposing his quality on Class 2...
Joao Moreira

Moreira lands fourth Hong Kong jockeys’ championship

Joao Moreira will be crowned this season’s champion jockey in Hong Kong after a suspension to Zac Purton ruled the Australian rider out of the...
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...
Waikuku

Waikuku steams to Group 1 Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup victory

John Size has soared higher into Hong Kong racing’s stratosphere after the 11-time champion trainer posted his 1300th winner with Waikuku’s triumph in the HK$12...
Golden Sixty

Golden Sixty on course for second leg of Triple Crown

A leisurely 1200m barrier trial has filled Vincent Ho with confidence that Golden Sixty remains on target to extend an imposing winning sequence to 13...
John Size

John Size returns to Sha Tin on Sunday seeking more Group 1 glory

John Size will bid for a seventh Group 1 Stewards’ Cup (1600m) at Sha Tin on Sunday (24 January) as Waikuku throws down the gauntlet...
Joao Moreira

In-form Moreira nears 1,000 wins with a solid book for Sunday

Championship-leading jockey Joao Moreira is riding at the peak of his powers with 51 wins this term – 20 clear of his nearest rival –...
John Size

Size hopes history repeats on two fronts at the Hong Kong International Races

John Size is banking on Waikuku’s class to offset a lengthy absence from competition as the 11-time champion trainer prepares to launch an audacious tilt...
Waikuku

Waikuku looks to bounce back against Beauty Generation

If any horse can stop Beauty Generation from winning a record third FWD Group 1 Champions Mile at Sha Tin on Sunday, 26 April, the...
Beauty Generation

Horse of the Year title is back in Beauty Generation’s sights

Beauty Generation is facing a strong challenge for Hong Kong’s Horse of the Year award this season and anything but a record third straight victory...
Beauty Generation

FWD Champions Day has top class contenders in three exciting races

FWD Champions Day at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday, 26 April will bring together the very best of Hong Kong’s elite gallopers in three exciting...
Beauty Generation

Beauty Generation bosses the Group 2 Chairman’s Trophy

Beauty Generation brushed aside the younger challenger and shrugged off old rivals to win the Group 2 Chairman’s Trophy (1600m) at Sha Tin yesterday (Sunday,...
Waikuku

Beauty Generation and Waikuku primed for Chairman’s Trophy clash

Beauty Generation showed last time out that any ‘has-been’ talk was premature but when the champ takes on Waikuku in Sunday’s (5 April) Group 2...
Southern Legend

Plan B enacted as Southern Legend heads to Group 2 Chairman’s Trophy

Southern Legend will take on an unscheduled assignment in the Group 2 Chairman’s Trophy (1600m) at Sha Tin on Sunday (5 April) with plans for...
Joao Moreira

Purton and Moreira set for long tussle but first it’s FWD Champions Day

Joao Moreira relinquished his lead in the jockeys’ title race to reigning champion Zac Purton at Happy Valley midweek and both riders are psyched for...