Horse Racing

Matthew Chadwick guides Beluga
Horse Racing 09-01-2022

HK Racing: Hall’s talented Beluga upstages rivals in Four Year Old Classic Series

Benefiting from an overdue change of luck with barriers, Beluga upstaged several Four-Year-Old Classic Series contenders with facile victory in the Class 2 Chek Keng Handicap (1600m), prompting trainer David Hall to consider loftier targets with the talented gelding. Beluga’s record of five wins and eight minor placings from 16 starts would be even more […]

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Caspar Fownes has won the Hong Kong trainers championship
Horse Racing 12-07-2021

Fownes knocks Size off in Hong Kong trainers champonship

Caspar Fownes has claimed victory in the gripping battle with John Size for the 2020/21 Hong Kong trainers’ championship after a pulsating final Sha Tin meeting of the season on Sunday (July 11) saw Fownes emerge with an unassailable lead. With only nine races left at Happy Valley’s season finale on Wednesday night, Fownes leads […]

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Jerry Chau is closing the gap in the Tony Cruz Award
Horse Racing 07-07-2021

HK jockey Jerry Chau storming home in Tony Cruz Award

Jerry Chau’s quest for the Tony Cruz Award, the prize for Hong Kong’s most successful homegrown jockey in 2020/21, intensified with a treble at Happy Valley on Wednesday night — and a massive compliment from 13-time champion rider Douglas Whyte. Chau’s three-timer on Benno Yung’s Sure Win Win in the second section of the Class […]

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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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Sky Darci wins the 2021 Lion Rock Handicap at Sha Tin on Sunday May 30
Horse Racing 31-05-2021

Sky Darci headlines Fownes treble at Sha Tin

Caspar Fownes regained the trainers’ championship lead and celebrated the successful race-track return of BMW Hong Kong Derby winner Sky Darci in one fell swoop with a pivotal treble, crowned by G3 Lion Rock Trophy Handicap glory (1600m), at Sha Tin on Sunday. Trailing John Size by two winners entering the meeting, Fownes climbed back […]

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Sky Darci can win the G3 Lion Rock at Sha Tin on May 30 2021
Horse Racing 29-05-2021

Fownes confident Sky Darci can win Lion Rock Trophy

Caspar Fownes is confident BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) winner Sky Darci has the quality and versatility to capitalise on favourable weight conditions to bolster the record of younger gallopers in the G3 Lion Rock Trophy Handicap (1600m) at Sha Tin on Sunday. Sky Darci will carry just 115lb, a probable 1lb over his allotted […]

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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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Tsar breaks the course record at Happy Valley on May 27, 2021
Horse Racing 27-05-2021

Tsar finally flourishes in Hong Kong with magic Happy Valley record

Undaunted by the frustrations of Tsar’s challenging maiden Hong Kong season, Me Tsui’s persistence was doubly rewarded when the British import smashed the Happy Valley 1650m track record and collected a HK$1 million High Achievement Bonus on Wednesday night. Formerly trained by John Gosden in Great Britain, where he was a three-time winner with three-year-old […]

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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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Panfield wins the Champion and Chater Cup at Sha Tin on May 23, 2021
Horse Racing 24-05-2021

Group 1 Glory: Panfield salutes in Champions & Chater Cup

A perfect ride aboard Tony Millard-trained Panfield delivered Karis Teetan G1 success in the Champions & Chater Cup (2400m) at Sha Tin on Sunday – and also immeasurable personal solace. Grieving the death of close friend Nooresh Juglall in a race fall in Mauritius on May 15, Teetan dedicated the victory to his wife Xaviere […]

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