Hong Kong News

Romantic Warrior’s triumphant Jockey Club Cup return

Completing a Danny Shum training masterclass, Romantic Warrior (Acclamation) underlined his status as Hong Kong’s premier middle-distance performer with a stunning Jockey Club Cup (Gr 2, 2000m) success under James McDonald at Sha Tin yesterday. Posting his eighth win from nine starts, Romantic Warrior brushed aside fitness doubts by defying Tourbillon Diamond (Olympic Glory) and... Read More

Lucky Sweynesse scoops Jockey Club Sprint

Delivering the performance of his young career, Lucky Sweynesse (Sweynesse) emerged as a legitimate Hong Kong Sprint (Gr 1, 1200m) contender with blistering victory in the Jockey Club Sprint (Gr 2, 1200m) at Sha Tin yesterday. Last season’s Hong Kong Champion Griffin, Lucky Sweynesse clocked 1m 07.55s – only fractionally slower than Sacred Kingdom’s (Encosta... Read More

Champion Golden Sixty returns triumphant in Jockey Club Mile

Golden Sixty (Medaglia D’Oro) made a sparkling return to racing at Sha Tin yesterday afternoon with the 22nd victory of his decorated 25-start career and third straight Jockey Club Mile (Gr 2, 1600m) success. But his win didn’t come easy. Neck and neck over the concluding stages with California Spangle (Starspangledbanner), Vincent Ho asked Golden... Read More

Vincent Ho cements IJC hopes with double

Preparing to reunite with champion galloper Golden Sixty (Medaglia D’Oro)  at Sha Tin on Sunday, Vincent Ho almost certainly secured a coveted berth in the International Jockeys’ Championship (IJC) next month with a double at Happy Valley last night. With three places still to be assigned in the star-studded 12-rider roster for the December 7... Read More

Ready to Run graduate Beluga takes Panasonic Cup as Purton rides treble

Building a commanding lead in the 2022/23 Hong Kong jockeys’ championship as he pursues a sixth title, Zac Purton surged to 40 wins for the season when Beluga (Tavistock) reached the high point of his career with a victory in the Panasonic Cup Handicap (1400m) at Sha Tin yesterday. Extending his lead over second-placed Vincent... Read More

Francis Lui slots Happy Valley double as Whizz Kid strikes for Tony Cruz

Bracing to unleash Golden Sixty (Medaglia D’Oro) in the Jockey Club Mile (Group 2, 1600m) at Sha Tin on November 20, Francis Lui continued an excellent start to the season with a double at Happy Valley last night. Moving into third place behind Tony Cruz (15) and Frankie Lor (14) in the Hong Kong trainers’... Read More