Joao Moreira

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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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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Joao Moreira is leading the top jockeys in Hong Kong for 2021 season.
Horse Racing 15-05-2021

Moreira receives boost in Hong Kong jockeys’ championship

Nursing a 15-win lead over Zac Purton in the 2020/21 Hong Kong jockeys’ championship, Joao Moreira was given two more reasons to feel confident about landing a fourth title after excellent trial performances by Sky Darci and Courier Wonder at Sha Tin on Friday morning. BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) winner Sky Darci idled into […]

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