Happy Valley

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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Joao Moreira had a day out at Happy Valley on Wednesday
Horse Racing 20-05-2021

Moreira puts on masterclass at Happy Valley as HK jockeys’ championship hopes rise

Joao Moreira’s aspirations of securing a fourth Hong Kong jockeys’ championship have soared after the Brazilian notched a five-timer at Happy Valley on Wednesday night as defending champion Zac Purton suffered back complaints. Having watched Purton cut his lead to 13 with victory aboard David Hayes-trained Red Majesty to claim the first race of the […]

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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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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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Zac Purton and Flying Genius win fourth race on December 16 2020
Horse Racing 17-12-2020

Purton dominates Happy Valley meeting, closes gap on Moreira

A Zac Purton quartet at Happy Valley on Wednesday (16 December) has breathed fresh life into the Hong Kong jockeys’ championship after the Australian made significant inroads into his great championship rival Joao Moreira’s lead. Chasing a fifth HK jockeys championship, Purton trailed Moreira by 21 wins on 9 December. The deficit is now 14. […]

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Handsome Bo Bo and Blake Shinn win first up at Happy Valley
Horse Racing 15-12-2020

Shinn confident Handsome Bo Bo in mix in Cochrane Handicap

Reinvigorated after a two-week break, Blake Shinn is optimistic Handsome Bo Bo can reprise a distant habit of building winning streaks with a strong performance in the Class 3 Cochrane Handicap (1000m) at Happy Valley on Wednesday (December 16). The Australian-bred galloper made an immediate impact in Hong Kong in 2018, following a debut fourth […]

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