Zac Purton

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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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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Zac Purton guides Normcore to 2020 Hong Kong Cup
Horse Racing 13-12-2020

Purton notches up record ninth HKIR victory as Normcore wins Hong Kong Cup

Zac Purton has crowned a week of stellar milestones by becoming the first rider in history to partner nine Hong Kong International Races winners after Japanese mare Normcore upstaged Win Bright and Magical in the $HK28 million Group 1 Hong Kong Cup (2000m). Purton, 37, gained the ride on the grey after Christophe Soumillon was […]

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