Joao Moreira will be crowned 2021 champion jockey in Hong Kong
Horse Racing 03-07-2021

Still Magic: Joao Moreira will win champion jockey in Hong Kong

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 final two race meetings. Leading 149-122, Moreira’s buffer was still possible to pursue but now, with Purton only available for the next two race meetings, the Brazilian will officially be […]

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Frankie Lor believes Healthy Happy can win the Lion Rock Trophy Handicap on May 30
Horse Racing 28-05-2021

Lor believes Healthy Happy has ability to win Lion Rock Trophy Handicap

Lowly weighted runners have a notable record in the short history of the G3 Lion Rock Trophy Handicap (1600m) and and trainer Frankie Lor is hopeful Healthy Happy (114lb) has the form on the board to join that list on Sunday at Sha Tin. Since the race’s inception in 2016, four out of the five […]

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Harmony N Blessed wins first-up with Blake Shinn on board
Horse Racing 26-05-2021

Shinn: Harmony N Blessed can improve quickly in Happy Valley outing

Blake Shinn is hopeful Harmony N Blessed (124lb) can rediscover his winning groove when he contests the Class 3 Java Handicap (1000m) at Happy Valley on Wednesday night as the Melbourne Cup-winning jockey chases more Hong Kong success. After bursting on to the scene with a pair of rousing wins at his first two starts, […]

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Courier Wonder wins the Sha Tin Vase Handicap 2021
Horse Racing 23-05-2021

Courier Wonder extends unbeaten record in Sha Tin Vase

Sprinting sensation Courier Wonder extended his unbeaten record to five at Sha Tin this afternoon with an age and experience defying win in the HK$3.5 million G3 Sha Tin Vase Handicap (1200m). Stepping up in grade as the least experienced runner in the race, the three-year-old juvenile capped his perfect debut season with a classy […]

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Glorious Dragon will tackle the Champions & Chater Cup on Sunday at Sha Tin
Horse Racing 20-05-2021

Glorious Dragon out to answer critics in G1 Champion and Chater Cup

Francis Lui has no qualms over Glorious Dragon’s ability to answer the stamina queries when he steps into the unknown for Sunday’s HK$12 million G1 Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup (2400m) at Sha Tin. “I think he can handle the distance, no problem – he is in good form and I’m happy with him […]

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Superbella is expected to race well at Happy Valley despite rise in class
Horse Racing 19-05-2021

Moreira confident in Superbella ability with Happy Valley test looming

After an authoritative course and distance conquest last start, championship leading jockey Joao Moreira is confident Superbella (119lb) can measure up in Class 3 when he steps up in grade to contest the Lam Tsuen River Handicap (1800m) at Happy Valley on Wednesday night.  “I was very impressed – the way he did it gives […]

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Carroll Street wins at Sha Tin 13/5/2021
Horse Racing 13-05-2021

Carroll Street turns heads at Sha Tin after eye-catching performance

Douglas Whyte is confident Carroll Street can develop into a serious sprinting prospect next season after the youngster impressively laid waste to talented opposition in the Class 3 Grass Island Handicap (1000m) at Sha Tin on Wednesday night. Clocking 55.36s – almost a second faster than standard – in the first turf horse race under […]

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Beauty Generation has retired from Hong Kong Racing
Horse Racing 19-12-2020

Beauty Generation retires a great of Hong Kong racing

Beauty Generation, one of the greatest champions in the history of Hong Kong horse racing, has retired. Twice crowned Hong Kong’s Horse of the Year, the New Zealand-bred gelding was also named Champion Miler a record three times. Beauty Generation ends his career with 18 Hong Kong wins from 34 starts and prize-money earnings of […]

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