David Hayes

Fantastic Treasure wins at Sha Tin 16/5
Horse Racing 17-05-2021

Fantastic Treasure lives up to Hayes’ hype as Schofield celebrates 200 wins in HK

Chad Schofield celebrated his 200th Hong Kong victory in perfect fashion as Fantastic Treasure confirmed his rare quality by bettering Golden Sixty’s Class 2 1400m record at Sha Tin with a stunning win in the Crystal Handicap on Sunday (16 May). Competing at Class 2 level for the first time, David Hayes’ gifted three-year-old downed […]

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Fantastic Treasure is gunning for a fifth straight win at Sha Tin on Sunday
Horse Racing 15-05-2021

Hayes: Fantastic Treasure to spell after Sha Tin outing on Sunday

David Hayes hopes Fantastic Treasure’s final competitive appearance for the 2020-21 season delivers a double reward from the Class 2 Crystal Handicap (1400m) at Sha Tin on Sunday — an extended unbeaten record and confidence to chase ambitious goals next season. Bidding for a fifth successive victory, Fantastic Treasure will be spelled following Sunday’s outing […]

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Winner Method can win four in a row in Hong Kong at Sha Tin on Wednesday
Horse Racing 12-05-2021

Winner Method gunning for four in a row at Sha Tin

Courier Wonder and Fantastic Treasure have set a high standard for this season’s emerging three-year-old crop in Hong Kong and on Wednesdday night at Sha Tin, the unbeaten Winner Method (132lb) will attempt to enhance his growing reputation by joining his talented cohorts as winners of their first four outings. Having collected a trio of […]

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Horse Racing 10-03-2021

Sky Darci bookies elect for the Hong Kong Derby

Caspar Fownes-trained Sky Darci heads 14 selected runners for the $HK24 million BMW Hong Kong Derby at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday, March 21. Commanding top rating for the coveted Classic, Sky Darci will bid to lodge a sixth victory in Hong Kong racing and, in the process, join the cavalcade of equine stars to […]

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Super Axiom is hopeful of remaining unbeaten in Hong Kong
Horse Racing 22-12-2020

Hayes hopeful Super Axiom can defy norms at Happy Valley

David Hayes fully comprehends the difficulty of succeeding in Hong Kong with first-season arrivals, but the Australian Hall Of Fame trainer hopes Super Axiom can continue to buck the trend at Happy Valley on Wednesday (23 December). An eye-catching winner on debut over 1000m at Sha Tin on November 29, the three-year-old travels to Happy […]

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David Hayes is making a good fist of his return to Hong Kong
Horse Racing 18-12-2020

Hayes Hong Kong Derby hope to tackle Bellflower Handicap

Two-time champion trainer David Hayes will unveil smart four-year-old Conqueror, who is looking to lay out his BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) credentials in the Class 2 Bellflower Handicap (1400m) ta Sha Tin on Sunday.  The Fastnet Rock gelding was runner-up to subsequent two-time G1 winner Probabeel in the Listed Karaka Million Three-Year-Old Classic (1600m) […]

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