Macau News

Smith’s anxious wait with Star galloper

Wayne Smith sees today’s 1200-metre Class 1 as another stepping stone in his long-term plans for his powerhouse galloper Star Of Yiu Cheung (Casino Prince). With a lack of Group 1 turf races programmed in Macau over the next three months, today’s event is a vital lead up race for the six-year-old, who Smith is... Read More

Smith stars in Macau Gold Cup

It was billed as the race of the season, the clash of the titans, the much-awaited rematch between Macau’s king and highest rated horse, Sacred Capital (O’Reilly), and the pretender to the throne, Star Of Yiu Cheung (Casino Prince); but in the end it turned out a one horse affair, with Star Of Yiu Cheung... Read More

Lau and Smith square up again in Macau Gold Cup 

The much-anticipated return bout between Joe Lau’s Sacred Capital (O’Reilly) and Wayne Smith’s Star Of Yiu Cheung (Casino Prince), draws closer with Sunday’s 30th running of the Macau Gold Cup (Listed, 1800m). The most talked about topic at the track for weeks will finally be on show, as the two rivals square off once more,... Read More

Eric Cheung is living the dream

Eric Cheung has enjoyed a wonderful first season as a senior rider and he added to his tally with another four winners over the weekend, taking him to 56 winners for the season, sounding an ominous warning to champion jockey Luis Corrales for next year. Cheung had 11 rides over the Friday to Sunday race... Read More

A double for Chin seals the championship

A double for Stanley Chin on Sunday’s turf and sand race card, must surely have his second Macau champion trainer’s title signed sealed and delivered, with a now six-win lead over Sio Cheong, with only three race days remaining.  After Sunday the score reads Chin 45 winners to Cheong’s 38, and nothing short of divine... Read More

Macau Jockey Club utilise enterprising scheme to boost riding ranks

After 18 months of the Covid pandemic the world is a vastly different place. The battle to contain the virus has seen complete lockdowns in most countries, along with mass vaccination programs, and permanent travel and entry bans in place around the world. Horseracing right around the globe has been severely impacted, with some racetracks... Read More