Tag: 'Zac Purton'

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’...
Shadow Runner

Paul O’Sullivan, Karis Teetan unite in rare Hong Kong double

In an extraordinary coincidence, Paul O’Sullivan and Karis Teetan simultaneously reached the Hong Kong 500-win milestone when the pair combined with Shadow Runner in the...
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...
Romantic Warrior

Joao Moreira flush with Hong Kong Classic Mile options after Sha Tin four-timer

Triumphant after a Sha Tin quartet on Sunday (16 January), Joao Moreira will deliberate overnight before deciding which of the several leading contenders he will...
Zac Purton

Strong Hong Kong Classic Series focus for Sha Tin on Sunday

Determined to build on a positive return to race-riding, Zac Purton believes the pecking order for the HKD$48 million Four-Year-Old Classic Series will become clearer...
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...
Ima Single Man

Cruz pins Classic aspirations on Ima Single Man

Tony Cruz is confident Ima Single Man can stamp Hong Kong Classic Mile credentials with another strong performance in the Class 2 Chek Keng Handicap...
Joao Moreira

Moreira dominates Happy Valley to continue remarkable surge

The Joao Moreira juggernaut continues at top speed after the Brazilian capped a momentous three-meeting burst with a four-timer at Happy Valley on Wednesday night...
Sky Field

Sky Field wins Hong Kong Sprint for Caspar Fownes and Blake Shinn

Caspar Fownes and Blake Shinn were left with conflicting emotions after Sky Field steamed to success in the HKD$24 million Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong...
Zac Purton

Purton wins record-equalling third International Jockeys’ Championship

Zac Purton has joined Douglas Whyte and Frankie Dettori as a triple winner of the International Jockeys’ Championship, claiming the title without a victory in...
Zac Purton

Zac Purton names Ryan Moore as hardest to beat for IJC title

Bidding to join Frankie Dettori and Douglas Whyte as a three-time winner of the HKD$800,000 LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship (IJC), Zac Purton believes fellow dual...
Scrooge McDuck

Punt Drunk: Purton hits prizemoney milestone ahead of HKIR 2021

Punt Drunk takes a look back at some of the major racing headlines from the weekend just gone, including Zac Purton's overflowing coffers and William...
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...
Lyle Hewitson

Hewitson eager to make quick impression ahead of IJC

Equipped with six rides at Sha Tin on Sunday (28 November), Lyle Hewitson is eager make a swift impression on his return to Hong Kong...
Lucky Express

John Size lands fifth Panasonic Cup as Lucky Express delivers

The Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Mile (1600m) next month remains an option for Lucky Express after the gifted gelding showcased undoubted talent with a...
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...
Zac Purton

Zac Purton looks to maintain fastest ever start

Presently riding at the peak of his powers, Zac Purton is enjoying his fastest ever start to a season in Hong Kong and this Sunday...
Southern Legend

Fownes double-handed in Sha Tin feature

Caspar Fownes is optimistic stablemates Southern Legend and Columbus County can continue an upward trajectory towards LONGINES Hong Kong International Races when the pair contests...
Karis Teetan

Teetan seeking improvement from Berlin Tango

Holding an entry for the Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Cup (2000m) in December, Berlin Tango will attempt to accelerate his career progress by chasing...
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...
Master Eight

Lor excited by Master Eight’s return

Frankie Lor is optimistic unconquered Master Eight can continue an impressive ascent when the emerging sprinter resumes in the second section of the Class 3...
Harmony N Blessed

Zac Purton dominates Happy Valley with second quartet in four days

Zac Purton has forged to a double-figure lead over arch-rival Joao Moreira in the 2021/22 Hong Kong jockey’s championship after slotting a quartet at Happy...
Lucky Patch

Lucky Patch stuns in Group 2 Premier Bowl for Lui and Purton

Overshadowed pre-race by Courier Wonder and Naboo Attack, Lucky Patch has earned a tilt at the HKD$24 million Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint (1200m)...
Panfield

Panfield trades on class to snare Group 2 Sha Tin Trophy

Acclaimed as last season’s Champion Stayer of Hong Kong, Panfield underlined growing versatility and undoubted class with Group 2 Oriental Watch 60th Anniversary Sha Tin...