Hong Kong News

Giant win signals December intent, Courier Wonder dazzles on debut

Mighty Giant (Power) sealed a fifth consecutive win with an impressive performance in the Class 2 Argyle Handicap (1400m) at Sha Tin yesterday, which had trainer Ricky Yiu eyeing Group 1 targets. “There’s every possible chance he’ll run on International Day because there could be no overseas runners,” Yiu said, referring to December’s HK$95 million... Read More

Frankie Lor lands midweek treble as hot October continues

Frankie Lor roared to second in the trainers’ championship thanks to a treble at Happy Valley on Wednesday night (21 October) that maintained his fruitful run of form.  The fourth-season handler made it eight wins so far in October when Heavenly Thought’s (So You Think) victory in the Class 3 Sha Wan Handicap (1650m) sealed... Read More

Hong Kong buyers to play key role in two-year-old sales

Strong turnout for champagne parade as Inglis prepares to launch 2020 Ready2Race Sale Hong Kong buyers, deemed pivotal to the success of two-year-old auctions in Australasia, are expected to remain active in the market, starting at tomorrow’s Inglis Ready2Race Sale, despite prominent agents from Asia unable to be in Sydney to inspect the horses. Hong... Read More

More than Wishful Thinking in Premier Bowl

More than Wishful Thinking in Premier Bowl No horse was given less chance, at least according to the betting board, but that did not stop a rejuvenated seven-year-old Wishful Thinker (I Am Invincible) storming to victory in the Premier Bowl Handicap (Gr 2, 1200m) at Sha Tin yesterday. The gelding, having just his third start... Read More

Chau shines at Happy Valley with first Hong Kong treble

Apprentice Jerry Chau sealed his first Hong Kong treble at Happy Valley on Wednesday night when the Tony Cruz-trained Buddies (So You Think) took the finale, the Class 2 High West Handicap (1650m). “It feels like a dream – it’s amazing, everything went to plan, it’s just unbelievable,” the 20-year-old said. The Hong Kong Jockey... Read More

Tenacious California Rad seals a Chadwick double, Healthy Happy dazzles on debut

Matthew Chadwick’s renewed association with Tony Cruz blossomed at Sha Tin yesterday, as the 30-year-old fired home his second double this season, capped with victory aboard the tenacious California Rad (Fastnet Rock) in the Class 2 Chak On Handicap (1200m).  “He had a lovely run and he fought on nicely, very gamely and he got... Read More