Hong Kong News

The Golden Scenery shines for Cruz

Tony Cruz believes The Golden Scenery (Deep Field) is destined for Group level after the Australian import’s win in the Pok Fu Lam Country Park Handicap (Class 2, 1400m) under Luke Ferraris at Sha Tin yesterday. Notching his third victory in Hong Kong after winning twice in Australia, when known as Dominant King, for Steven... Read More

Purton edges closer to jockeys’ championship

The Hong Kong jockeys’ championship hangs in the balance after Zac Purton drew within one win of Joao Moreira with seven meetings left in the season as Derek Leung took riding honours with a double at Happy Valley yesterday evening. On an eventful night, Moreira was stood down from riding after the first race because... Read More

Diamond shines for Badel with Premier Plate success

Tourbillon Diamond (Olympic Glory) and Alexis Badel continued a rewarding partnership at Sha Tin yesterday with the duo nailing a stubborn win for trainer Danny Shum in the Premier Plate Handicap (Gr 3, 1800m). The five-year-old denied a fast-finishing Turin Redsun (Dubawi) in a rip-roaring renewal, overcoming a hefty impost to secure his second Group... Read More

Beauty Joy stuns in Premier Cup victory

Steadily bridging the gap to Joao Moreira in the Hong Kong jockeys’ championship with a four-timer, Zac Purton was left stunned by Beauty Joy’s (Sebring) incredible Premier Cup Handicap (Gr 3, 1400m) triumph at Sha Tin yesterday after the talented gelding conceded rivals a huge start before winning emphatically. Tailed off last at the 800-metre... Read More

Campione’s star glistens with Class 2 success

Continuing his striking progress, Campione (Brazen Beau) claimed a HK$1.5 million (approx. AU$270,000) High Achievement Bonus with a brilliant victory in the Class 2 Lai Pek Shan Handicap (1200, dirt) at Sha Tin yesterday, possibly earning a tilt at the Class 1 25th Anniversary Hong Kong Reunification Cup (1200m) in the process. On a day... Read More

Soulmate crowns progressive stint with Happy Valley triumph

Soulmate (Nicconi) capped a season crammed with improvement and success with a dramatic victory in the Class 2 Bellflower Handicap (1800m) at Happy Valley last night to justify Ricky Yiu’s faith in the talented Kiwi import. Winless in 2020/21, Soulmate has strung together four wins this term – two at Happy Valley and two at... Read More