Hong Kong News

Michael Chang revels in Sha Tin three-timer 

Winding back the clock almost a decade, Michael Chang lodged his first treble in nine years with a crucial three-timer at Sha Tin yesterday to claim training honours on a stellar afternoon for the veteran. Marking the first time since April 2014 when he combined with Olivier Doleuze aboard Sunshine Kid (Captain Rio) and Prince... Read More

Yiu and Badel continue momentum with Happy Valley success

Still coming to terms with the landmark Hong Kong Derby (Listed, 2000m) success for Voyage Bubble (Deep Field) at Sha Tin last weekend, Ricky Yiu continued a memorable season by claiming the Class 3 Police Cup Handicap (1200m) at Happy Valley yesterday evening. Confirming plans for Voyage Bubble to travel to Conghua before tackling the... Read More

Vincent Ho reaches 500 wins

Synonymous with Golden Sixty’s (Medaglia D’Oro) greatest triumphs, Vincent Ho has become only the second home-grown jockey to ride 500 wins in Hong Kong, joining the legendary Tony Cruz in a select club with victory aboard Lucky Gold (Iffraaj) at Sha Tin yesterday.  Fittingly, Ho’s milestone was reached in tandem with Francis Lui, the quietly-spoken... Read More

Lucky Sweynesse stars with Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup success

Lucky Sweynesse (Sweynesse) collected his second Group 1 crown in as many starts at Sha Tin yesterday afternoon as he reeled in a brave California Spangle (Starspangledbanner) to lift the Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup (Gr 1, 1400m). Ridden by fly-in rider James McDonald for trainer Manfred Man, Lucky Sweynesse broke cleanly against four rivals to... Read More

Voyage Bubble clinches Hong Kong Derby for Yiu, Badel

Defying expectation, Voyage Bubble (Deep Field) provided trainer Ricky Yiu with one of his greatest victories and jockey Alexis Badel with the perfect finale to a challenging week with an incredible triumph in the Hong Kong Derby (Listed, 2000m) at Sha Tin yesterday. Starting at 45/1 and from the outside barrier of 14, Voyage Bubble... Read More

Karis Teetan lights up Happy Valley with four-timer

A Happy Valley quartet crowned by exciting young sprinter Howdeepisyourlove’s (Deep Field) blistering victory yesterday has fuelled Karis Teetan’s confidence as the Mauritian prepares to chase successive Hong Kong Derby (Gr 1, 2000m) victories when he partners Flagship Warrior (Foxwedge) at Sha Tin on Sunday. Taking his tally of wins to 35 for the season,... Read More