Hong Kong News

Simply Brilliant as Leung seals a Sha Tin treble

Derek Leung capped a steely treble at Sha Tin yesterday when Simply Brilliant (Frankel) earned just reward in the afternoon’s feature, the Class 1 Lung Cheung Handicap (1600m).  Leung left little to chance on the Frankie Lor-trained chestnut, a lesson learned from a luckless defeat the time before at Happy Valley. On that occasion, the... Read More

Not A Single Doubt colt speeds to Valley track record

Stronger (Not A Single Doubt) found his Hong Kong feet in fine style at Happy Valley on Wednesday, blitzing the Class 3 Fanling Handicap (1000m) in a track record time of 0.56.11.  The Not A Single Doubt (Redoute’s Choice) colt arrived in town with a smart juvenile profile from his time in Australia, having landed... Read More

Ho hits 300 with a night-capping hat-trick

Vincent Ho collected his 300th Hong Kong win at Happy Valley yesterday when he delivered Massive Pocket (Stratum) with a late burst to land section two of the Class 3 Sports Road Handicap (1200m). Fittingly, Ho’s main patron Francis Lui provided the milestone success, a win that edged the handler to a narrow lead in... Read More

Butterfield enters Hong Kong Derby reckoning

Butterfield (Setembro Chove) took a stride forward on the road to the Hong Kong Derby (Listed, 2000m) with a smart success in the Class 2 Azalea Handicap (1800m) at Sha Tin yesterday afternoon. The race had been billed as something of a Derby trial, with six eligible runners in the field of 13, headed by... Read More

Amazing Star dazzles for Purton and Ting at the Valley

Amazing Star (Darci Brahma) put in a dazzling performance to take the Class 2 Stubbs Handicap (1200m) at Happy Valley on Wednesday and continue the fine form of trainer Jimmy Ting. The improving five-year-old destroyed his rivals. A fast break to lead followed by a strong middle section had them working hard to keep tabs,... Read More

Exultant takes Centenary Vase again as Cruz eyes Dubai

Exultant (Teofilo) imposed his authority on his local rivals and moved a step closer to a night in Dubai with a solid success in the Centenary Vase Handicap (Gr 3, 1800m) at Sha Tin yesterday. Hong Kong’s champion stayer carried top-weight of 133lb (60 kg)  to secure his second win in the contest and now... Read More