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Moreira on Happy Valley strike rate

Much has been made of Joao Moreira’s “form slump” this season, and statistically he has struggled at Happy Valley, but he can begin to turn his poor record...

Ricky’s Star Riders Are The Real Deal

Trainer Ricky Yiu has engaged Hong Kong’s two top riders in his quest for more winners at Happy Valley on Wednesday night.

World-class sport at the 2017 LONGINES HKIR

Time Warp’s (馬克羅斯) victory in the HK$25 million LONGINES Hong Kong Cup capped an outstanding day of international sport at Sha Tin Racecourse in the afternoon of Sunday, 10 December.

Nothingilikemore adds to 'show-off day' list

Nothingilikemore is set to be the latest rising star to use the international day undercard as a launch pad to the four-year-old series ....

2017 LONGINES HKIR: Barrier Draw Results

Dr Simon Ip (right), Chairman of the Hong Kong Jockey Club and Juan-Carlos Capelli (left), Vice-President of LONGINES and Head of International Marketing, jointly kick-off...

Size’s key to stranglehold: unraced imports

Champion trainer John Size goes into Sunday’s Longines Hong Kong Sprint with nearly as many runners in this edition...

2017 LONGINES IJC: Presentation Ceremony

Dr Simon S O Ip (second from right), Chairman of the HKJC, presents the trophy, a silver whip and cash prize of HK$500,000...

Purton claims his first LONGINES IJC Crown

Zac Purton, representing Hong Kong, claimed the HK$800,000 LONGINES International Jockeys Championship title for the first time...

Cruz sharpens Beauty Only

Trainer Tony Cruz is not only the living legend of Hong Kong racing, he is repeatedly proved his status as a trainer against the best on the planet...

2017 LONGINES IJC: Media Photo Call

Jockeys participating in the LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship joined the Club’s senior officials for a media photo call at Happy Valley Racecourse today (5 December)...

Pierre-Charles Boudot debuts at IJC

Top French jockey Pierre-Charles Boudot has never had a ride at Happy Valley but has emerged as a popular choice to win the Longines International Jockeys’ Championship there...

2017 LONGINES IJC: Jockey Allocation photos

The Allocation of Jockeys for the four legs of the 2017 LONGINES International Jockeys Championship was held ...

Welcome return to the Group One

Olivier Doleuze has not only landed a long-awaited Group One ride with D B Pin (翩翩) in the Hong Kong Sprint but is on a horse he feels is a live hope and ready to peak on the day.

The five locals under pressure at HKIR

International day can provide a defining moment of a season – or even career – especially for locals.

2017 LONGINES IJC Jockeys’ Allocation Results

They’re in! On Wednesday December 6, the 4 legs that make up the LONGINES INTERNATIONAL JOCKEYS’ CHAMPIONSHIP...

Derek Leung keeps ride on Beauty Generation for HK Mile

For a local jockey, getting a ride on a Group One calibre horse is hard enough, but keeping it when the big day arrives...

Sparkling Dragon set to shine again at Sha Tin

A Class Four restricted race for three-year-olds might be the highlight of an otherwise dull day at Sha Tin...

Pushing ahead: Helene Charisma & Eagle Way

The Group One Longines Hong Kong Vase lost two visitors on Tuesday when Irish-trained entrants Idaho (愛達荷州)...

Lor’s Class Five strike rate set to climb

Frankie Lor Fu-chuen has already established himself as the “King of Class Five” and can maintain his lead in the trainers’ championship with another two wins...

F C Lor, Z Purton, & Super Missile’s debut

As far as flashing lights in barrier trials go they don’t come much brighter than Super Missile’s (超速導彈) effort behind a couple of star sprinters...

International stars selected for LONGINES HKIR

International stars are among the 55 world class selections for the HK$84.5 million LONGINES Hong Kong International Races at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday, 10 December, 2017.

Stellar Line-up for 2017 LONGINES IJC

Zac Purton, Karis Teetan and Derek Leung will join Joao Moreira as Hong Kong's representatives in the 2017 LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship...

Moreira sticks with Seasons Bloom

Joao Moreira confirmed he would be aboard local hope Seasons Bloom (四季旺) in the Longines Hong Kong Mile on December 10 after reports on Monday...

The season has started for Berry & Moore

Even those considered level-headed and above superstitious ways were starting to suggest John Moore and his embattled stable jockey head Tommy Berry to the temple with some jumbo-sized joss sticks.

So can bounce back at Sha Tin: Top Beautiful

Chris So Wai-yin has had a couple of meetings to forget but can bounce back when Top Beautiful (同得福) gets a chance...

‘More Luxuriant’ look at Sha Tin’s Group 2s

John Moore’s team is down one for the international day preludes after stayer Eagle Way (鷹雄) was scratched...

Clipperton hunts upsets in Sha Tin races

Sam Clipperton has earned a reputation as a punter’s pal with long-priced winners over the past 14 months and he will be out to cause two more upsets...

World’s best jockeys at the LONGINES IJC

ChrisThe world’s best jockeys will compete for the LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship...

Chris So’s Talented Trio debut at Sha Tin

Chris So Wai-yin’s championship credentials go on the line on Saturday at Sha Tin when three talented prospects make their debuts and hulking sprinter Bravo Watchman (彪形猛漢) returns second-up.

Trio come up trumps with Happy Valley draw

Dennis Yip Chor-hong can continue his fast start to the season after the barrier draw went the trainer’s way...

Millard’s hat-trick: Nassa at Ladies’ Purse

Nassa (創世紀) sprinted hard and late to crack the track record and hand trainer Tony Millard a hat-trick of wins in the Group 3 Sa Sa Ladies’ Purse Handicap (1800m)...

Prawn sizzles: exciting prospects for Size

Champion trainer John Size sealed an early double on Ladies’ Purse Day (Sunday, 5 November) at Sha Tin Racecourse thanks to a pair of bright young prospects...

A Ladies Event at Sa Sa Ladies’ Purse Day

The Sa Sa Ladies’ Purse Day at Sha Tin Racecourse today (5 November) was brimming with excitement and glamour. An array of on-course activities befitting the theme of beauty were arranged for racegoers to enjoy.

Sa Sa Ladies’ Purse Photo Release

Sa Sa Ladies’ Purse Day took place on Sunday, November 5. Check out the moments of victory.

Three shades of grey set to shine at Sha Tin

Hopefully the current conditions of clear blue skies continue until Sunday but it will be a “grey day” at Sha Tin...

Chinese trainers turn tables on ‘big four’?

Led by Frankie Lor, the locals dominate the early front-running for the championship, but can they make it stick and hold off the charges of John Size, Tony Cruz, John Moore and Caspar Fownes?

Better barriers at rare Happy Valley day race

Three horses returning to Happy Valley with better barriers after solid last start efforts...

LONGINES Cup Photo Release

LONGINES and the Hong Kong Jockey Club are proud to initiate the first edition of the LONGINES Night Races as a kick-off event for the LONGINES Hong Kong International Races.

Purton set to close the gap on Moreira

Zac Purton gets a golden opportunity to eat into Joao Moreira’s jockeys’ championship lead on Wednesday...

Early benchmark for Hong Kong Classic Mile

Nothingilikemore (當家精選) demolished a smart field of Class 2 rivals on his return to action at Sha Tin this afternoon (Sunday, 22 October)...

Hard to keep a lid on hype: Nothingilikemore

There is nothing quite like the Hong Kong racing hype machine to build a horse up to superstar status and after Nothingilikemore (當家精選) made it five-from-five with another faultless display...

Nothingilikemore aims for 2018’s 4 Y/O Series

First-up for nearly six months and carrying close to top weight in a Class Two field full of proven performers...

Z Purton on a two-race deal with Lucky Bubbles

Zac Purton is only keeping the saddle warm for fellow Australian Hugh Bowman but is happy to be on Lucky Bubbles (幸運如意)....

All eyes on Thewizardofoz at Premier Bowl

Champion trainer John Size says his four runners are all in great shape for Sunday’s important Group Two Premier Bowl at Sha Tin but he isn’t take anything for granted despite his numerical advantage.

Old allies Prebble & Fownes reunite

“King of the Valley” Caspar Fownes has called on old ally Brett Prebble to partner a couple of his charges on Wednesday night when Cheerfuljet (喜進) and Sweet Bean (糖黐豆) loom as leading chances at the city track.

Lor happy with ‘King of Class Five’ tag for now

Rookie trainer Frankie Lor Fu-chuen took a risk when he assembled a roster containing a motley bunch of Class Five rejects...

Moreira sides with John Size for Group Twos

Joao Moreira will ride the John Size-trained pair Thewizardofoz (澳斯卡) and Western Express (西方快車) in next weekend’s...

More than ‘Joao Moreira-factor’

Joao Moreira’s arrival at Sha Tin in October 2013 caused a seismic shift in the highly political pecking order for jockeys...

Purton’s up with Little Giant & Empire Star

The absence of Joao Moreira for the second straight meeting gives other jockeys a chance to shine...

Step up in trip: Purton & Hall

Jockey Zac Purton and trainer David Hall have become a formidable combination in recent seasons and Heroic Guru (勇駒) can give them...

Rival trainers & John Size

Take a snapshot of the trainers’ championship right now because it won’t look anything like it in two months, let alone when it comes...

Tony Cruz vows to do whatever it takes

International Day is off the agenda for Pakistan Star (巴基之星) and trainer Tony Cruz has pledged to do whatever it takes...

Sprint or mile: Japan’s Red Falx ahead of HKIR

Connections are plotting a return trip to Sha Tin with back-to-back Sprinters Stakes winner Red Falx (彎刀赤駿) as they chase...

Celebration Cup

It was a weekend of celebrations. Check out the Celebration Cup here...

National Day Cup

The National Day Golden Week was complemented by the National Cup held on Sunday, October 1. There was a lot to celebrate indeed...

Size & Moore ramp up their teams

Nothing says National Day like seeing the top stables ramp up their participation in the new season and Sunday at Sha Tin will bring out...

Team Teetan & Ferraris with Kiram

Karis Teetan and David Ferraris can continue their strong early season form together when a nice draw and weight turnaround on a key rival...

Good draw & gear change can help Smart Boy

Another good draw and a gear change can get the best out of Smart Boy (幸運興隆) on a one week back-up when Benno...

Favourite Moreira at 599 Hong Kong wins

The Magic Man is on the verge of a milestone after another remarkable day at the office

Ho’s Gran Master ready for all-weather track

Gran Master (大步走) was edging towards a win late last season and should begin a progression through the grades when he resumes...

A Night of firsts for Matthew Poon

Star apprentice Matthew Poon continued his strong start to his Hong Kong career with his first four-timer and his first Happy Valley trophy victory at the city circuit on Wednesday night (13 September).

Rispoli seeking two Jades: Theatre & Fortune

Italian jockey Umberto Rispoli will be out to make the most of limited opportunities at Happy Valley on Wednesday...

Draw: Poon & ride Starlight to shine bright

Race-fit and well drawn, Starlight (紅星) should kick off what could be a big night for apprentice Matthew Poon Ming-fai when Dennis Yip Chor-hong’s sprinter contests the opening race...

Japan’s Group One Sprinters Stakes: Mosse

Trainer Ricky Yiu Poon-fai has returned to one of the world’s great big-race jockeys, Gerald Mosse, to partner Blizzard (有得威) in the Group One Sprinters Stakes in Tokyo next month...

Seoul sand needs an overhaul

As a punter would you rather be happy or lucky? Any punter worth his betting slip would rather have luck on his side, but Seoul Racecourse seems to cater to both types of fans...

Make or break: 5 horses at S1718 crossroads

This isn’t so much a horse to follow list, if anything, maybe it is more of a horses to be wary of.

Coming up: HK$16.1 million Triple Trio

A HK$16.1 million jackpot into the Triple Trio on Sunday at Sha Tin will lead to a pool rarely seen these days so horseplayers will be putting plenty of time into their studies...

HK Airlines Million Challenge: Chadwick

The Hong Kong Airlines Million Challenge enjoyed a smooth lift off at Happy Valley’s first fixture of the season tonight, Wednesday, 6 September...

Sensational trial puts Fox Sunter in spotlight

Fox Sunter (獵狐者) was getting closer to a win at the tail end of last term and a terrific preseason trial indicates he should break through...

Frankie Lor starts season with near-capacity

When new trainer Frankie Lor Fu-chuen was introduced to the press late last season his mentor John Size shared a piece of advice he had shared with his protégé, “don’t start with too many horses”.

Tommy Berry is all about “Team Moore”

Tommy Berry has never been one to back down and is ready to take it to the big two in the jockeys’ championship, but is still managing expectations and maintains his primary role...

Fownes plays down title expectations

Three-time champion Caspar Fownes starts the season with more new or lightly raced horses than he has for a while and...

New Season bring a Refreshed Nash Rawiller

Nash Rawiller will remember last season as the one when he finally got some serious traction and support in Hong Kong...

“Whatever It Takes” : Sam Clipperton

Rising star Sam Clipperton says he is prepared to do “whatever it takes” to maintain the momentum gained in a standout rookie campaign...

Michael Freedman’s helpful experience

Having served eight years in Singapore, Michael Freedman has already been through many of the traps that await freshman expatriate trainers in Hong Kong.

New Racing Season: 10 Horses to follow

The “10 to follow” in 2016-17 highlighted the ascension of Mr Stunning (紅衣醒神) and Pakistan Star (巴基之星) to the top of the tree last season...

New Season: Chris So strives for consistency

After a breakout season, now comes the hard part for Chris So Wai-yin; how to maintain consistency and a place in the upper reaches of the trainers’ championship.

John Size continues trainer titles hunt

If John Size was a racehorse, he would almost certainly be trained by John Size, that’s how consistently he has performed in his 16 seasons at Sha Tin.

All-round Fun: HK’s Pre-season Carnival

A fun day out was had by all at Sha Tin Racecourse on 26 August, when more than 14,600 attendees, including racehorse owners and the general public...

A New Season Begins

A brand new season of racing thrills begin soon and trainers & jockeys are excited to be back on the track!

Bold & Beautiful Season

Some winners are moderate rides and most are standard good rides. The rider who draws one, sits third on the fence and wins the race has done a good job...

Japan & Hong Kong’s Usual Suspects

The 2016-17 season will be best remembered for Rapper Dragon’s (佳龍駒) history-making sweep of the four-year-old series...

Moreira’s dominance leaves rivals in his wake

Reflecting on the 2016-17 jockeys’ championship, it’s hard to say which cast a bigger shadow, the relentless winning machine that is Joao Moreira, or the spectre of race falls...

Super John Size’s Season

John Size’s record-breaking season was “typical Size”, unhurried and unflustered, and it may have been his best ever, but he also nurtured new talent and laid the foundation for another title run.

Unforgettable 2016/17 Moments

We bet it was a busy Sunday for some of you racing fans at the track’s sidelines or in front of your screens in support of the 2016 -17 Season Finale held at Sha Tin on July 16!

Ivictory spearheads Moreira’s Finale day

If you can put Ivictory’s (天下為攻) last start failure as favourite down to interference and inexperience then the John Size-trained three-year-old should bounce back and finish the season on a high...

Dr Listening’s right Valley prescription

A key gear change and step up in trip can help Dr Listening (慣勝聆聽) add another winner to the burgeoning combination of Zac Purton and David Hall at Happy Valley on Wednesday night.

Moreira’s new benchmark: season wins

As Joao Moreira leans against the chain link fence that surrounds the complex where jockeys and trainers live at Sha Tin and reflects on riding more winners in a season than anyone else...

Farewell to Designs on Rome

The Club hosted a special ceremony at Sha Tin Racecourse today to bid farewell to Designs On Rome, one of the most popular horses in Hong Kong.

Moreira on riding winners next season

Brazilian jockey Joao Moreira snared another little slice of Hong Kong history at Sha Tin on Sunday (9 July) as the rider broke the record for most winners in a season for the third term in a row.

Dylan Mo chasing Tony Cruz Award

Anybody who witnessed Dylan Mo Hin-tung’s early rides in his rookie campaign would have had him long odds to win the Tony Cruz Award...

Reunification Raceday: HKSAR’s 20th birthday

The Hong Kong Jockey Club staged its annual Hong Kong Reunification Raceday at Sha Tin Racecourse today (1 July) with a range of entertainment...

HK Reunification Cup: Prebble & So Double

Hang’s Decision (恆駿寶駒) (120lb) set a new track record in winning this afternoon’s Hong Kong Reunification Cup Handicap (1400m)...

Zac: Master Blaster & the Season Ahead

In cricket, scoring a century- a hundred runs- is also known as making a ton. The word is weighty because scoring a ton requires concentration...

Fownes: Top Champion Horses in the past 20 yrs

It’s hard to think that he almost didn’t receive his license to train in Hong Kong.There are vague memories of those days...

2017 Champion Awards

Will your beloved racing heroes gain the title they deserve at the 2017 Champion Awards? Only 2 weeks left before the Awards!

A night of milestones at the Valley

It was all about milestones at Happy Valley, Wednesday, 28 June, as Zac Purton hit a century for the season, Caspar Fownes notched his 400th win at the city track...

Coetzee: Top 20 Horses in the past 20 yrs

They would always say that he had a built-in clock in his head, which is why he was such a master of pace...

Whyte: Top 20 Horses in the past 20 yrs

Douglas Whyte picks his top 20 Champion Hong Kong Horses of the past 20 years!

Tale of Two Matthews

Matthew Poon Ming-fai is tearing through the ranks at a record-setting pace and the boom apprentice’s rapidly expiring 10-pound claim will be put to good use on a trio of Class Four runners...

Size’s record break with Thewizardofoz

Trainer John Size set a new record for most winners in a season with his 92nd victory of the term at Sha Tin on Sunday (25 June)...

Farewell to Aerovelocity

The Club hosted a special ceremony at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday, June 25, 2017 to bid farewell to Aerovelocity, 2014/15 Champion Sprinter.

Pakistan Star script ditch favours Fortune

Horse Of Fortune (馬上發財) (130lb) fought his way to a thrilling win in the Group 3 Premier Plate Handicap (1800m) at Sha Tin this afternoon...

Travel Emperor is ready to rumble on debut

Danny Shum Chap-shing’s three-year-old Travel Emperor (旅遊皇者) can become the first graduate from this year’s Hong Kong International Sale to win...

From no wins to Mo wins – Dylan Mo’s groove

Mid-way through March, with Dylan Mo Hin-tung riding a one for 113 cold streak to start his career, a rival local jockey looked across...

Hot King Prawn & Little Giant to top Sunday

Sunday’s 10-race card looks likely to be bookended by short-priced favourites ridden by Zac Purton with Hot King Prawn (旺蝦王) kicking things off...

Caspar Fownes has his groove back

Caspar Fownes has reclaimed his place at the pointy end of the rankings this season and the showman trainer looks set for another big night...

Berry’s risk of coming to Moore’s HK Stable

Leading Australian jockey Tommy Berry was confirmed on Friday as the retained jockey for the John Moore yard for the 2017-18 season...

Rickfield’s cricket score as Rispoli strikes

Fresh from a four-timer at Sha Tin on Sunday, Umberto Rispoli swooped to claim the night’s trophy race at Happy Valley tonight (Wednesday, 7 June)...

Callan pays tribute to retired Blazing Speed

Neil Callan called Blazing Speed (將男) the toughest horse he has ever ridden and reiterated his offer to give the four-time Group One winner...

Clipperton & Rispoli delighted with Sunday

Jockey Sam Clipperton has had a term to remember with 39 winners to date in his debut season.

Tokyo Racecourse: Fans, families, turnover

As the “super fans” crammed up against the fence that surrounds the trackside presentation area at Tokyo Racecourse...

Aladdin conjures Yasuda Kinen glory

Satono Aladdin’s (神燈光照) deep-closing surge sealed the G1 Yasuda Kinen (1600m) at Tokyo Racecourse Sunday afternoon , June 4, as Hong Kong’s raiders finished out of the frame.

HK horses’ interest in the Yasuda Kinen

It has been 11 long years since a Hong Kong-trained horse won the Group One Yasuda Kinen and 20 have tried and failed since...

Opportunities open up at Sha Tin on Sunday

Punters looking for a lead at Sha Tin on Sunday won’t know where they are, with no Joao Moreira, no Zac Purton and no Poon Train...

Injured Rawiller thinks of “next eight years”

Leading Australian jockey Nash Rawiller has elected to take the more careful route to recovery from his right shoulder dislocation last month and will not be seen in action again this season.

Gran Master can become a dirt specialist

From a slow maturing start to a suspensory injury, to being beaten 40-plus lengths in a trial to possibly winning in Class Four on Wednesday night at Sha Tin, it’s been a roller coaster ride already for the owners of Gran Master (大步走).

Fownes on Vanilla & Gonna Run at Sha Tin

Trainer Caspar Fownes believes that his two runners in Wednesday night’s (31 May) Class 2 Cafeteria Handicap (1650m), Vanilla (雲呢拿) and Gonna Run (勢必跑)...

Murray’s Luck is in with Sha Tin Vase triumph

Young South African jockey Callan Murray gained a dream result at just his third meeting in Hong Kong, scoring his first Sha Tin win...

Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup

Werther (明月千里) delivered a timely reminder of his significant abilities...

Able Friend’s Farewell

The Club hosted a special ceremony at Sha Tin Racecourse today to bid farewell to Able Friend, Hong Kong’s highest-rated champion...

Let it rain for Helene Charisma at Sha Tin

Douglas Whyte hopes the rain sticks around for Sunday’s Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup as quirky French colt...

Right time, right place: Joao at the Valley

The Joao Moreira-factor is often just a matter of getting on the right horse at the right time and that certainly seems...

Valley: Zac’s good run of form can continue

Take the focus off Joao Moreira’s record-breaking exploits for a moment and it becomes clear that Zac Purton...

Pakistan Star up to tackle Premier Plate

Just when it looked like Pakistan Star (巴基之星)’s season was over, the popular horse will run once more this term and will be...

Best Step ready to strike again at the Valley

Best Step (愛樂寶) looks the type of progressive and lightly raced individual that can put together a late season run of form...

Winner’s Way is Purton’s Way

Winner’s Way (勝得威) helped Zac Purton to a five-timer and earned a shot at one of two upcoming Group 3 prizes with a front-running victory in the Class 1 Macwhinnie Cup Handicap (1400m)...

Manfred Man needs big runs for the 16-win benchmark

Manfred Man Ka-leung is having a quiet season by his standards but a big night at Happy Valley could bring the trainer at least...

Lucky Bubbles wins the Chairman’s Sprint Prize

Fortune favoured Lucky Bubbles (幸運如意) at long last in the Group 1 Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1200m) as the honest chestnut finally...

Contentment wins a dramatic Champions Mile

Contentment (詠彩繽紛) won a dramatic HK$16 million Champions Mile at Sha Tin on Sunday, 7 May...

Numbers in Size’s favour for CSP on Sunday

Champion trainer John Size has lifted a leaf from John Moore’s book by stacking the HK$14 million Chairman’s Sprint Prize...

Douglas Whyte works Magic Legend for ST test

An advantageous draw and a strong workout on Thursday morning have John Moore bullish about the chances of promising...

Barrier Draws Result for CM and CSP

Hong Kong’s leading trainers John Size and John Moore, who have typically strong hands in Sunday’s two feature races...

CM runners vie for Horse of the Year title

Rapper Dragon (佳龍駒)’s history-making clean sweep of the four-year-old series, capped by a dominant BMW Hong Kong Derby win...

Tactical battle for Beauty Only on Sunday

Beauty Only (美麗大師) ’s jockey, Zac Purton, admits rival Joao Moreira has more options on Rapper Dragon (佳龍駒)...

Chris So’s Flying Monkey continues to fly

A fast start to a season can equate to a slow second half but Chris So Wai-yin is defying that trend and Flying Monkey (勁飛聖)...

What’s next for Moreira & Hori?

What next for racing’s match made in heaven, Joao Moreira and Noriyuki Hori, a Melbourne Cup? Or what about the racing...

Eagle Way sets sights on Melbourne

John Moore-trained Eagle Way (鷹雄) may have booked himself a ticket back to his native Australia later in the year after taking out...

APQEII Cup thriller: Moreira’s decisive move

Joao Moreira took the bull by the horns to win his first Group 1 Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup (2000m)...

Gianluca Bietolini on Dicton at QE II Cup

Italian trainer Gianluca Bietolini said it would be a dream if one-time bargain buy Dicton (民間智慧) can continue his meteoric...

Eagle Way can best Beauty Generation

As is always the case on a feature day at Sha Tin, the Audemars Piguet QE II Cup support card is peppered with quality...

Audemars Piguet QE II Cup Barrier Draw

The Audemars Piguet QEII Cup Barrier Draw was completed at the Sha Tin Racecourse on April 27 and the below table is as drawn...

Weather not a factor for Werther

John Moore may not get the wet weather he wants for Werther (明月千里) in Sunday’s Audemars Piguet QE II Cup but the trainer suggested the reigning Horse of the Year...

The Poon Train’s building momentum

So the votes are in from trainers and if it wasn’t already obvious from the outstanding statistics and polished displays...

O’Sullivan’s assistant trainer joins Size

Paul O’Sullivan said there were no hard feelings when gun assistant Pierre Ng Pang-chi indicated he would be joining...

Community Day honours community partnerships

Since 2005, the annual Hong Kong Jockey Club Community Day race meeting has served as a way of honouring the Club's successful...

Rapper Dragon’s good...to get Horse of Year?

So Rapper Dragon (佳龍駒) is the Horse of the Year already, right? Well, not quite, and the upcoming spring features...

Rapper Dragon & Aerovelocity are up soon

Will RAPPER DRAGON (佳龍駒) make history again? Will AEROVELOCITY (友瑩格) create his own happy ending? ...

Schofield’s back & Callan claims treble

Trainer Tony Millard’s supreme confidence with new stable acquisition Resplendent Glory (破風者) proved well-founded when...

Z. Purton’s good run of form continues

Take the focus off Joao Moreira’s record-breaking exploits for a moment and it becomes clear that Zac Purton is having an outstanding...

Rookie S. Clipperton’s teams on World Record

The first season success of Sam Clipperton has been one of the stories of 2016-17 and the young Aussie can build on another...

Team Moreira, Hori & Neorealism

Champion jockey Joao Moreira will again team with master trainer Noriyuki Hori and the might of Japan when the champion jockey rides Neorealism (新寫實派)...

Audemars Piguet QEII Cup selection

The Audemars Piguet QEII Cup, Hong Kong’s major sporting event title-sponsored by the celebrated watchmaker since 1999, will be run on Sunday 30 April at Sha Tin Racecourse.

Purton’s way is Winner’s Way at Happy Valley

Winner’s Way (勝得威) capped tonight’s (Wednesday, 12 April) action at Happy Valley with an impressive all-the-way win in the Class 2 Lion City Handicap (1650m)...

Talent & rising stars in Audemars Piguet Cup

A captivating edition of the HK$20 million Group 1 Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup (2000m) on Sunday, 30 April at Sha Tin racecourse...

Rapper’s the best after Chairman Trophy’s win

Rapper Dragon (佳龍駒) continued his march towards Group 1 honours with a victory in this afternoon’s G2 Chairman’s Trophy (1600m)...

Mr Stunning contends for Chairman’s Sprint

Long touted as a potential stakes horse, John Size-trained Mr Stunning (紅衣醒神) made a statement at his first Group-race attempt...

Moore’s equipped with Rapper Dragon

John Moore’s decision to take a fresh tack with Derby winner Rapper Dragon (佳龍駒) has set up a “clash of the titans” ...

Kei Chiong wins Darley Award

Hong Kong apprentice jockey Kei Chiong was named Best Lady Apprentice Jockey at the 2017 HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Darley Awards...

Mo’s breakthrough & Racing Club’s Empire

Dylan Mo made a Happy Valley breakthrough aboard the Tony Millard-trained Travel Comforts (旅遊多寶) in the Class 3...

Int’l stars to race in HK’s spring majors

The Jockey Club is delighted with how its spring majors are shaping up with a host of big-name internationals poised to make the trip to Hong Kong...

Kei Chiong wins People’s Choice Award in Dubai

Hong Kong apprentice jockey Kei Chiong was presented with the People’s Choice Award at the Dubai World Cup Welcome Reception...

Super Sixteen steps up to a mile

With form behind Hong Kong’s hottest rising star Nothingilikemore (當家精選) and the booking of an on-fire Joao Moreira...

Marvel Hero scores for Dubai-bound Joao

Rider Joao Moreira and trainer Caspar Fownes are set to do battle in Dubai on Saturday night (25 March), but they geared up...

Rapper Dragon on the Group One rails

So Derby day has come and gone, with Rapper Dragon (佳龍駒) another favourite home in a race where they often prevail and...

‘Mauritian Magician’ Teetan set for big night

Fresh from an upset win aboard Dashing Fellow (飛來猛) on Sunday, light weights and low draws can help Karis Teetan strike again...

Joao on Derby win: biggest moment of career

Magical Joao Moreira had the greatest moment in his sparkling career in the BMW Hong Kong Derby and screamed to heavens with joy...

History: Rapper Dragon takes BMW HK Derby

Rapper Dragon (佳龍駒) made history at Sha Tin this afternoon (Sunday, 19 March), teaming with Joao Moreira to win the 140th running...

2017 BMW HK Derby Barrier Draw

The BMW HK Derby Barrier Draw was completed in the morning at the Sha Tin Racecourse...

In Tony We Trust

Big race specialist Gerald Mosse has been around long enough to know Gold Mount (大雄圖) could “bounce” off a surprise first-up victory...

Moreira’s fear & dreams at the upcoming Derby

Joao Moreira has ridden seven of the 14 horses in Sunday’s BMW Hong Kong Derby in search of the winner and while...

Another big day looms for Joao Moreira

Joao Moreira can kick start what could be another huge day at Sha Tin and extend his extraordinary Class Five record...

2017 BMW HK Derby Selections Announcement

Mr. Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, Chief Executive Officer of HKJC, Mr. Anthony Kelly, Executive Director, Racing Business Operations of HKJC...

What makes Joao Moreira great

How great was it to see rival jockey Karis Teetan produce a champagne dousing for Joao Moreira after his eighth winner on Sunday...

Doleuze returns to track after freak injury

Popular jockey Olivier Doleuze returns from a freak injury on Wednesday night at Happy Valley with a small but strong book of rides...

Magic Man’s new record: eight wins a day

It was the Mr Stunning (紅衣醒神) show at Sha Tin this afternoon (Sunday, 5 March), or Messrs Stunning, to be more accurate...

Zac Purton and Kwok’s ‘Beauty’ runners

Zac Purton has formed a strong association with the powerful Kwok family and their “Beauty” horses this season and Go Beauty Go...

Grade One keeps Paul S. on winners’ list

Trainer Paul O’Sullivan ended a frustrating run of seconds when Merrygowin (萬利高) snuck home on Sunday and Grade One (智愛)...

Berry plays the big-race bogeyman for Moreira

Tommy Berry continues to be big-race kryptonite to Joao Moreira, who had a rare winless day at Sha Tin and even suffered...

Werther overcomes trouble to for Dubai

Hong Kong’s reigning Horse of the Year Werther (明月千里) maintained his perfect record over the Sha Tin 2000m...

Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup for Helene Paragon

Emotions were raw at Sha Tin this afternoon (Sunday, 26 February) after Helene Paragon (喜蓮獎星) battled past stablemate...

John Moore chases Werther’s invite to Dubai

Leading big-race trainer John Moore won’t be surprised if reigning Horse of the Year Werther (明月千里) is beaten in...

Size joins 1,000 club, Moreira speeds to 100

It was a night of milestones and records at Happy Valley as Champion Trainer John Size and Champion Jockey Joao Moreira took...

Joao needs three more wins to crack century

Jockey Joao Moreira will be out to notch yet another milestone at Happy Valley on Wednesday night with the Magic Man...

Pin your hopes on Purton & Size’s DB Pin

Stretching to 1,200m at Sha Tin brought D B Pin (翩翩) unstuck last start but John Size’s explosive sprinter should again...

The ups & downs as a pinch-hitting jockey

Jumping on a business class flight to some exotic, far-flung location, being chauffeur driven to a race track and then duly riding...

Rapper Dragon: a Classic Cup win

Rapper Dragon (佳龍駒) cemented his BMW Hong Kong Derby claims and raised the prospect of a first ever Four-Year-Old Classic Series...

Royal Ascot form part of Derby calculations

Most attention from a BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) standpoint was on Sunday’s (19 February) second leg of the Four-Year-Old Classic Series...

Michael Freedman granted trainer's license

The following is a summary of decisions that were made by the Licensing Committee at their meeting held this morning...

Chadwick: Winner’s Way heads to Classic Cup

Matthew Chadwick insists he didn’t feel any extra satisfaction when his mount Winner’s Way (勝得威) finished ahead of his former ride...

Shades of ‘14 for John Moore at Classic Cup

He was standing right here three years ago but John Moore’s view of the Classic Cup on Sunday is probably best described as...

Packing Dragon takes Million Challenge

Packing Dragon (包裝騎士) has long had to settle in the shadow of his older half-brother, retired two-time Hong Kong...

Danny Shum and Nash Rawiller team up again

The combination of trainer Danny Shum Chap-shing and jockey Nash Rawiller has been one of the stories of the season...

Concern for Dundonnell & Fabulous One

The biggest question mark for Hong Kong-trained sprinters Fabulous One (發盈喜) and Dundonnell (誰可拼) isn’t about class but...

Blazing and Bullish, Cruz takes out both cups

Tony Cruz was the cup king at Happy Valley tonight, Wednesday, 8 February, saddling up a standout brace that ensured he snared...

Western Express books Derby ticket

The John Size-trained Western Express (西方快車) added one more piece to the Hong Kong Derby puzzle as he redeemed himself...

Helene Paragon gets luck for Dubai Turf

The Dubai Turf awaits for Helene Paragon (喜蓮獎星) after he led home a John Moore tierce in the Group One Stewards’ Cup...

Rising stars & Clipperton shine at CNY race

Any new year is a time to contemplate the future and Sha Tin carried plenty of the latter...

Tony Cruz’s Regency Bo Bo bounces back

Form around Hong Kong Classic Cup runner-up Seasons Bloom (四季旺) has Tony Cruz-trained youngster Regency Bo Bo (帝豪寶寶) ...

Ho’s & Cruz’s runners go into black book

A pair of very well explored gallopers made the black bookers from a very average meeting at Happy Valley midweek on the C+3 course...

Moore reins in Werther expectations

Hong Kong’s highest-rated galloper and reigning Horse of the Year Werther (明月千里) returns on Monday with the usual reservations...

Rapper Dragon – Road to the Derby

Can Rapper Dragon (佳龍駒) dominant this year's 4-Years-Old series?

Fownes and so gear up with Happy Valley wins

Caspar Fownes and Chris So prepared a third of the winners between them on the nine-race card at Happy Valley on Wednesday night...

Purton & Moore combine with sprint star Isaac

Jockey Zac Purton and trainer John Moore have formed a potent combination in recent times and the pair look poised to strike again...

Million Challenge Countdown

Counting down to the LAST month of the Million Challenge! While VERBINSKY (鴻圖飛星), HAPPY SPIRIT (開心駿馬) and WONDERFUL JOURNEY (開心有你) are in the lead...

Dubai still on despite defeats

Dubai was on everyone’s lips in the lead-up to the Class 1 Penfold Park Handicap (1200m, dirt) at Sha Tin tonight...

de Sousa to ride Pakistan Star for Classic Mile

Silvestre de Sousa is happy to inherit the Group One Hong Kong Classic Mile ride on Pakistan Star (巴基之星)...

Rule Britannia at Royal Ascot

Royal Ascot’s Britannia Stakes has become a go-to race for bloodstock agents and California Whip (加州議長) could be the second winner this week...

Who needs a whip?

Whips, who needs them? In the end Joao Moreira certainly didn’t when a couple of open hand slaps on the shoulder were enough to get Imperial Seal...

Booming win for Derby prospect

Booming Delight (喜旺寶) (129lb) bolstered trainer John Moore’s strong hand for the Four-Year-Old Classic Series with a dominant feature race victory...

Amazing Kids wins the Bauhinia Sprint Trophy

Trainer John Size is potentially eyeing overseas riches for his game sprinter Amazing Kids (華恩庭) after the five-year-old completed a clean sweep of Sha Tin’s 1000m...

Zac purton: rising to the occasion

Just when you start to think that we’re caught inside of Mobil with the Déjà Vu Blues again, racing in Hong Kong has a habit of reinventing itself to stop the barbarians of boredom from crashing through the door...

Purton masters the January Cup

Zac Purton kept a cool head aboard 10/1 shot Harbour Master (活力歡騰) (123lb) to win a hectic edition of the G3 January Cup Handicap (1800m)...

Wisky chaser remedies Size’s miler defeat

Wisky (威力無窮) was a tragedy beaten last start and a return to the same course and distance will see the John Size-trained...

New Year Win: Blizzard the runner

Blizzard (有得威) has long been touted as a Group 1 contender and the talented five-year-old looked the part when blowing away...

Rapper Dragon or Pakistan Star?

The Magic Man has plenty of options, but there’s a lot of depth and in the four-year-old ranks approaching the start of the classic series...

Pakistan Star ends 2016 on a high

Boom horse Pakistan Star (巴基之星) went some way towards redeeming his reputation as he scored an emphatic win in the Griffin Trophy at Sha Tin...

My Darling warms punters’ hearts at Sha Tin

The high-profile purchase brings Group One form but recent racing and a trial means his rival will be fitter for their showdown on Tuesday...

Prebble gets a tune out of Melody

Brett Prebble thwarted a luckless former ally to snare the last at Happy Valley tonight, Thursday, 22 December, as he signed off for Christmas with a game...

Baba Mama is on its way

Peter Ho’s four-year-old looks a handy type but John Size’s gelding just gets in too well at the weights to be ignored...

John Moore unveils a new strong batch

The Queensland Derby winner looks to have acclimatised well to Hong Kong, but two more runners from the stable go into the black book...

Moore found ‘new’ Werther in Eagle Way

John Moore came away from the major races empty handed but was thrilled to have yet another Hong Kong Derby contender...

LONGINES HK Intl Races Results

The LONGINES Hong Kong International Races took place on 11 December at the Sha Tin racecourse and both the crowd in attendance and betting turnover were record breaking...

Highland Reel’s weaknesses exposed?

With Highland Reel (高地之舞) a dominant favourite to defend his title in Sunday’s LONGINES Hong Kong Vase, 2,400m, rivals are looking at freshness and tactics as their primary weapons...

LONGINES HKIR Barrier Draw Results

Epic Battle: Bowman takes IJC

Australian ace Hugh Bowman made all the running to hold off his rivals and secure his first win in a dramatic LONGINES International Jockeys' Championship at Happy Valley ...

Nuovo Record HK Vase contender trains twice

Last year’s Hong Kong Cup runner-up was the first on the track and the last to leave, working twice at Sha Tin on Wednesday morning...

IJC Media Photo Call

Jockeys participating in the LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship joined the Club’s senior officials for a media photo call at Happy Valley Racecourse on 6 December...

Joao’s IJC chances faint after tough draw

The Magic Man will need plenty of luck to recapture the title he won back in 2012, but Australian Hugh Bowman and USA-based Florent Geroux have drawn well...

Intrigue at this week’s Int’l Races

These individuals add some extra colour to the event, ensuring a memorable time for all those paying attention...

Moore heads into the Hong Kong Int’l Races

The leading trainer lands a double at Sha Tin on Sunday ahead of next week’s four Group Ones, while there’s good news about star four-year-old Rapper Dragon (佳龍駒)...

IJC - Allocation of Jockeys

The Allocation of Jockeys for the four legs of the 2016 LONGINES International Jockeys' Championship was held this morning at Sha Tin Racecourse.

Millard delighted with Super Jockey’s trial

A typically smooth all-weather track trial by Super Jockey (積多福) has trainer Tony Millard sensing a big fresh effort on the turf by his dirt specialist in next Sunday’s Group One Longines Hong Kong Sprint.

IJC: Gallant jockeys’ line up; epic fight

As the line up is now complete with 12 international jockeys from all over the world – South Africa, UK, AU, US & of course, HK’s very own, to name a few...

Good gates poise Fownes for a good night

The leading trainer loves the city track and looks set to capitalise with some top chances on Wednesday night.

Turf or Dirt, victory seems to follow Size

The eight-time winner of the Hong Kong premiership continues his excellent November form with another treble at Sha Tin...

2016 LONGINES IJC stellar line up is out

Zac Purton, Douglas Whyte and Derek Leung will join Joao Moreira as Hong Kong's representatives in the 2016 LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship on Wednesday 7 December...

Little Giant is up for the tall task

The four-year-old steps out at Sha Tin for the first time after showing plenty of ability when winning both his starts in New Zealand

Joao Moreira sticks with HK horses

The Magic Man will partner Able Friend (步步友) (Mile), Designs On Rome (威爾頓) (Cup), Amazing Kids (華恩庭) (Sprint) and Satono Crown (里見皇冠)(Vase) on international day

Star quality among HKIR selections

A world class array of Group 1 stars will go to war in Hong Kong for horseracing’s annual year-end major, the HK$83 million LONGINES Hong Kong International Races, on Sunday, 11 December...

Trainer Ferraris confident of a big night

The South African is enjoying a good run of form at the city track and he expects it to continue on Wednesday night...

Winning combo: Joao & Casper in Class Five

The top jockey and trainer join forces as Sweet Bean (糖黐豆) chases a third win of the season on Wednesday night...

Moore has big hitters after shock win

The G2 BOCHK Wealth Management Jockey Club Sprint (1200m) could not have gone much better for John Moore as the trainer landed a fifth win in the race...

Beauty Only nicks the Jockey Club Mile

Beauty Only (美麗大師)’s hallmark late charge snatched the G2 BOCHK Wealth Management Jockey Club Mile on Sunday...

Secret Weapon gunned at LONGINES race

Nash Rawiller fired Secret Weapon (天才) to an explosive victory that scuttled the big guns in the G2 LONGINES Jockey Club Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin this afternoon, Sunday, 20 November...

Pakistan Star & Mr Stunning make waves

While most of the focus will be on Sunday’s three Group Twos, don’t forget about a couple of the most promising horses in Hong Kong...

World stars revealed for the LONGINES IJC

An outstanding line-up of the world's best jockeys will compete at Happy Valley Racecourse on Wednesday, 7 December for the HK$800,000 2016 LONGINES International Jockeys' Championship.

World’s Top Jockeys Battle it Out

The world’s top jockeys battle it out at the Valley – coming to you December 7! Moore, Bowman, and Moreira all going strong. Check out the video and guess who will be the King of the Valley at LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship?

Discover IJC – Did you know? ( 3 )

The race you will never get tired of - triple dead-heat at IJC in 2009! Watch it again now! Is this your pick of the most intense battle at IJC? Any other memorable performance?

Discover IJC – Did you know? ( 2 )

Refresh your memory when the Magic Man representing Singapore won the IJC title in 2012! Let’s cross our fingers to see if he can triumph for Hong Kong this year!

Going for jackpot? Moreira’s the man

The Magic Man holds the key to nabbing Saturday’s big money dividend.

Discover IJC – Did you know? ( 1 )

Guess which jockey has won the most in IJC history? Expect nothing LESS than an epic showdown at IJC this year!

John Size’s Dinozzo ready to breakthrough

A HK$9 million-plus jackpot makes the Triple Trio worth a shot on Wednesday and a step up in trip has the John Size-trained import Dinozzo (達羅素) ready to breakthrough...

LONGINES HKIR: MADE IN HONG KONG

It’s been part of Hong Kong since what were humble beginnings starting with the annual Invitational Races between Singapore & HK…evolved to today’s HKIR...

House of Fortune grabs the Ladies’ Purse

House of Fortune (馬上發財) stole the spotlight and the purse on a record day at Sha Tin, Sunday, 6 November, with a no-nonsense display of class and resolution in the G3 Sa Sa Ladies’ Purse Handicap (1800m)...

Team Size & Moreira going strong for Sunday

There’s an expected dividend of $17 million at Sha Tin on Sunday and the dynamic duo will combine with promising types in all three legs...

Super Man makes it a hat-trick for So

Chris So’s strong early season form continued at Sha Tin tonight, Wednesday, 2 November, with a hat-trick of wins on the eight-race all-weather card that took the trainer to within one of the early premiership pace-setter, his old boss, Caspar Fownes...

2016 LONGINES HKIR: Star-studded Guest List

In horse racing, certainties are rare. Racing’s unpredictability is alluring. Yet the LONGINES Hong Kong International Races...

Melbourne Cup dream alive for Schofield

The opportunity of a lifetime has been thrust upon Chad Schofield as Oceanographer (汪洋探秘) stormed into Melbourne Cup contention with a stunning victory at Flemington on Saturday...

Maurice’s swansong victory in HK Cup?

Hong Kong Jockey Club officials are hopeful that Japanese stars Maurice (滿樂時) and will shape up for a rematch in the HK$25 million Longines Hong Kong Cup in December ...

Benno Yung strikes double at the Valley

Benno Yung had a plan and it all came together at Happy Valley yesterday afternoon, Sunday, 30 October when Precision King (天時駿駒) (128lb) held off pressing rivals in the day’s feature...

Local Sprinter-milers set to shine at HK Int’l Races

What we took away from Sunday’s Group racing is that local prospects for the Longines Hong Kong International Races (HKIR) in December...

Rapper Dragon back on track for HKIR

John Moore’s highly-rated four-year-old Rapper Dragon (佳龍駒) is back on track for the Longines Hong Kong International Races on December 11 after he was found to have only a minor foot issue on Monday.

O’Sullivan’s Starship: HK Derby prospect

All the talk was about whether Jing Jing Win (京京千里) might be a Hong Kong Derby horse after he brilliantly won his second race from as many outings...

Rome prevails in Sha Tin Trophy

Opportunism and true grit defined a top-class edition of the Group 2 Oriental Watch 55th Anniversary Sha Tin Trophy (Handicap) on Sunday 23 October, as Karis Teetan and Designs On Rome (威爾頓) (133lb) teamed up for a crowd-raising victory.

Lucky Bubbles takes Premier Bowl

It was a case of lucky by name but not by nature for Lucky Bubbles (幸運如意) as he staked his claim as king of the local speedsters and Hong Kong’s top seed for the December G1 LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint with victory on Sunday, 23 October...

Purton reshuffles to ride Rapper Dragon

The immediate retirement of John Moore’s Group One contender Victory Magic (凱旋生輝) has resulted in a jockey reshuffle for the big race stable...

Pakistan Star’s Third Straight Win?

The barrier draw has added a tantalising twist to Pakistan Star (巴基之星)’s highly anticipated third start at Sha Tin on Sunday...

Five for Moreira, four for Fownes at Happy Valley

Joao Moreira and Caspar Fownes formed a formidable axis at Happy Valley tonight, Wednesday, 12 October, pairing for four wins as Moreira swept to a rousing five-timer, four of those coming...

CUPS: Heartbreak City for Joao; Articus for Zac

If it’s October then Hong Kong’s top jockeys are doing their best to grab some of the big money at the Melbourne Spring Carnival and Joao Moreira on Wednesday...

Joao Moreira’s off to see the Wizard, the chosen sprinter

In a case of "in John Size we trust", Joao Moreira has stuck with Thewizardofoz (澳斯卡) for this month's Group Two Premier Bowl...

Joyful Trinity sweeps to G3 Celebration Cup triumph

Joyful Trinity (壯思飛) justified the pre-race confidence of his trainer and jockey with a comfortable victory in the Group 3 Celebration Cup Handicap (1400m) at Sha Tin on Saturday, 1 October...

Amazing Size’s Kids grabs National Day Cup victory

“Unassuming” Amazing Kids (華恩庭) left no doubt that he belongs among the top echelon of Hong Kong sprinters after notching his first stakes victory with a gutsy win in the Group 3 National Day Cup (Handicap) at Sha Tin on Saturday, 1 October.

California Joy out to record back-to-back victories at ST

A trio of 2017 BMW Hong Kong Derby hopefuls, led by Tony Cruz’s well-bred prospect California Joy (加州再豫), will be looking to take another step...

Once Moore of a victory for
Not Listenin’tome in National Day Cup?

National day at Sha Tin on Saturday means the first Group races of the new season...

A late Valley double: Fownes and Ho

Double victory – Caspar Fownes and Vincent Ho teamed up to take it home last night at Happy Valley on Wednesday, 28 September. The pair carried off the featured Citi Sprint Challenge Cup Handicap (1200m) with the aptly-named 46/1 shot...

5 most fascinating Group horses by Michael Cox

Group racing kicks off in Hong Kong on October 1 and these are the runners that create the most interest this season.

Moreira magic seals So’s fantastic four

Chris So has enjoyed a fine start to the Hong Kong season, welcoming five winners from the first five fixtures, and the handler upped the ante...

Rawiller takes out half the Valley card

Australian rider Nash Rawiller had a night to remember at Happy Valley on Wednesday when he landed the first four-timer...

Pakistan Star exceeds expectations - again

His stunning debut victory was a lot to live up to, but PAKISTAN STAR (巴基之星) managed to repeat the last-to-first performance.

Truly SUPER JOCKEY

Hong Kong’s first horse to race on Korean soil – or sand, Super Jockey (積多福) delivered a performance of absolute superiority to secure a pioneering victory in the KOR G1 Korea Sprint (1200m) at Seoul Racecourse.

LONGINES HK International Races Trivia Challenge

Great Prizes to be won! Join the Fast Track Hong Kong and Longines Hong Kong International Races (HKIR) Trivia Challenge and enjoy the races in style...

Wanted: 2 expat trainers for HK

The Hong Kong Jockey Club doesn’t need to advertise for one of the most sought-after positions in world racing - it’s more a case of “don’t call us, we will call you” here.

Super Jockey draws gate two for Korea Sprint

Super Jockey (積多福) came up with a seemingly ideal barrier for Sunday’s Korea Sprint at the draw held on Thursday morning...

Fownes and Purton reclaim the Valley

Zac Purton and trainer Caspar Fownes worked together constantly in season 2013/14, establishing a formidable partnership that brought them the respective Champion Jockey and Champion Trainer titles...

Lucky Year takes the Chief Executive’s Cup

Lucky Year (永旺年年) gave another heavy hint that his is a career destined for loftier peaks when posting a smart victory in Class 1 Chief Executive’s Cup (Handicap)...

Five Anticipated Moments in S16/17 – Kei Chiong

All eyes will be on the blazing lady as she tries to build on her own remarkable first season.

Five Anticipated Moments in S16/17 – The BMW HK Derby

The big players in HK racing are leaving no stone unturned in their quest for Derby glory.

Five Anticipated Moments in S16/17 – Local Assault on HKIR

With visitors dominating the 2015 HKIR, can the locals bounce back this time around?

Five Anticipated Moments in S16/17 – PAKISTAN STAR

The amazing PAKISTAN STAR (巴基之星) sent social media into a frenzy with his extraordinary win on debut...

Alan Aitken’s 10 horses to follow for the new season

A slightly disappointing season for the stable in 2015-16 in that the 10 to follow list failed to unearth a Group One winner for the first time in quite a few years, even though...

Super six for Moreira at Sapporo

Hong Kong Champion Jockey Joao Moreira produced some dominating performances to mesmerise the crowd at Sapporo...

Five Anticipated Moments in S16/17 - Able Friend

Hong Kong's highest rated horse is back after injury - can he return to his all-conquering best?

Whyte edges Moreira in Sapporo 1-2

Our star jockeys Douglas Whyte and Joao Moreira battled each other once again on the racetrack last Sunday...

No delays as POSTPONED makes it six

POSTPONED (容後再決) has just notched his sixth straight win in the UK’s G1 Juddmonte International...

In memory of a true champion

Our star galloper GOLD-FUN (大運財) left us after a tragic fatal accident in the Prix Maurice de Gheest at Deauville Racecourse on 7 August...

Hong Kong jockeys on top form overseas

It was a great weekend for Hong Kong jockeys riding summer stints overseas...

Relive Happy Valley's trophy-winning moments

What's even better than winning races? Winning trophies!

The drawing power of Kei Choing

When time for the Longines Hong Kong International Races rolls around again- and gawd knows, time flies- there will be another reason for taking in The Greatest Show On Turf: Kei Chiong……

Champion Award winners shine at the Valley

Several of the Champion Award winners have enjoyed success at Happy Valley Racecourse during the past season...

2015/16 Top 10 Performances

Heroes come back, underdog revenge, stunning griffin performance, what an emotional race season we had...

Champions are crowned at Sha Tin finale

John Moore is taking early aim at December’s G1 LONGINES Hong Kong Mile with Helene Paragon (喜蓮獎星) after the trainer’s latest emerging star sluiced to an impressive victory ...

Werther named Horse of the Year

Werther (明月千里) claimed the Hong Kong Horse of the Year award at a sparkling ceremony held at the Grand Hyatt on Friday 8 July ...

Nine races, nine trainers in memorable Valley farewell

Everyone had a fair share last night as Happy Valley marked its final race night of the season in style, with all the nine races going to different stables. Trainers Andreas Schutz and Gary Ng took the lead by winning the first two races ...

Hong Kong Reunification Raceday

The Hong Kong Jockey Club staged its annual Hong Kong Reunification Raceday at Sha Tin Racecourse on 1 July ...

Champion Awards Final Nominees

Check out the final nominees for The Hong Kong Jockey Club Champion Awards 2015/2016 ...

Fownes continues to prosper at the Valley

Happy Valley Racecourse has often been regarded as Caspar Fownes' 'home turf', though his results there this season have not matched some earlier ones...

Sun Jewellery edges thrilling Premier Cup battle

Sun Jewellery (首飾太陽) (118lb) needed the length of the Sha Tin stretch to collar a stubborn Dashing Fellow (飛來猛) (115lb) yesterday...

New record for Helene Paragon in Premier Plate

Helene Paragon (喜蓮獎星) (119lb) rolled to the first win of his career at pattern level...

Horses given makeover at Happy Valley

With the season soon to come to a close, some intriguing late battles are being fought out...

Your Vote, Your Choice

Every vote counts, and you could win a great prize too!

Shum jumps to 2nd in trainer rankings

Trainer Danny Shum has already established himself as this season's Happy Valley expert with more wins on the city track...

Vote Now for your Favourite Horse and Jockey

Nothing motivates a jockey like winning - hear what candidates Douglas Whyte, Zac Purton, Neil Callan...

Most Popular Horse and Jockey Voting

The season is coming to an end soon, it’s time to let us know who your favourite is...

Purton reaches 600 wins in HK

Former Champion Jockey Zac Purton has continued performing consistently well this season ...

Dragon raps them to win Lion Rock Trophy

Rapper Dragon (佳龍駒) cemented his position as the early standout for next year’s HKG1 BMW Hong Kong Derby ...

Blazing Speed edges SC Champions & Chater Cup

Blazing Speed (將男) and Victory Magic (凱旋生輝) lunged towards the winning line in near-unison at the exciting crescendo to this afternoon’s (22 May) G1 Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup...

Peniaphobia bounces back with ST Vase victory

Peniaphobia (幸福指數) (130lb) reminded race goers of his Group 1 class and banished the blot of a below-par run three weeks earlier with a no-nonsense victory...

Rugby Diamond sets new milestone for Chris So

Chris So has been steadily getting closer to the 100th win of his training career. In Race 1 at Happy Valley on 18 May, Rugby Diamond...

Werther third in world rankings

Hong Kong’s Group 1 spring majors feature prominently in the latest edition of the 2016 LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings (WBRR), with Werther’s stunning ...

Epic Valley battle for first 5-time winner

The first horse to win five times this season finally emerged last night at Happy Valley, when the last race of the evening saw two of the contenders ...

Team France takes victory at the Valley

Former Champion Trainer Caspar Fownes has enjoyed excellent results at Happy Valley over the past two seasons ...

Maurice imperious in Champions Mile

Maurice (滿樂時) crowned a day of champions at Sha Tin racecourse on Sunday 1 May ...

Chautauqua dazzles in Chairman’s Sprint Prize

The world’s top-rated sprinter Chautauqua (尚多湖) confirmed that ranking and claimed a first Group 1 win for Australia in Hong Kong ...

Barrier Draw Results

Werther (明月千里) did a great job for Team HK in APQEII last Sunday, so it’s time for overseas elite to take their revenge ...

Kei Chiong wins her 1st Jockey Challenge

Apprentice jockey Kei Chiong only made her Hong Kong debut just over half a season ago, but her performances so far have been amazing ...

Werther storms to G1 AP QEII Cup glory

Werther (明月千里) trounced what had been billed as the best field ever assembled for the G1 Audemars Piguet QEII Cup ...

Global stars descend for APQEII Cup

The reappearance of the past three Hong Kong-trained winners; the presence of South Africa’s two-time winner Mike de Kock ...

Battle of the Apprentices at the Valley

Our hi-tech Digital Night theme events continued last night with new technology and new experiences – plus new talent catching fans' attention on the racetrack ...

Macau Hong Kong Trophy 2016

Five Hong Kong runners and five Macau contenders took part in the Macau Hong Kong Trophy ...

Whyte and Prebble Face-off in the rain

One is the legendary winner of 13 consecutive Champion Jockey titles, the other once achieved six wins in a single race meet ...

Chiong establishes new mark with Shatin 4-timer

Apprentice jockey Kei Chiong landed four wins on Apr 10 (Sunday) at Sha Tin Racecourse, the most ever-recorded at one meeting by a female jockey in Hong Kong ...

Hong Kong promoted to Part I racing jurisdiction by IRPAC

The International Race Planning Advisory Committee (IRPAC) approved the promotion of Hong Kong from Part II to Part I of the International Cataloguing Standards ...

Beauty Only strikes in Chairman’s Trophy

Beauty Only (美麗大師) has the G1 Champions Mile in his sights after a commanding victory in the HKG2 Chairman’s Trophy (1600m) at Sha Tin Racecourse, Sunday, 3 April ...

Lucky Bubbles explodes to emphatic Sprint Cup win

Lucky Bubbles (幸運如意) has long had the look of a top-class sprinter in the making and Francis Lui’s charge is not far off the finished article judged on his demolition of a smart field on 3 April ...

Moreira turns on his magic again at the Valley

Having notched four wins at the last Sha Tin day meeting on Easter Monday, Joao Moreira continued his magic on 31 Mar at Happy Valley with another memorable four-timer, riding Lucky Profit (好運有利) ...

International stars prominent among APQEII selections

A world class line-up of 14 selected runners was announced on 31 March for the HK$20 million G1 Audemars Piguet QEII Cup ...

Peniaphobia the bright spot from HK’s Dubai challenge

Six Hong Kong sprinters headed into 26 March’s two speed features at Meydan racecourse Dubai with hopes buoyant ...

It's a fizzing seven up for HK in Dubai this Sat

The Dubai World Cup meeting will be held this Saturday, 26 March, at Meydan Racecourse ...

Kei notches her maiden double

Since apprentice jockey Kei Chiong gained the green light to race at Happy Valley just a short while ago ...

Fifth BMW HK Derby for Moore as Werther triumphs

The winning margin in this year’s HK$18 million HKG1 BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) was a mere head ...

So you think you know Derby?

 

Barrier Draw Results for The BMW Hong Kong Derby 2016

Let's turn our attention to the BMW Hong Kong Derby 2016, the barrier draw is out today ...

Great Charm, great poise as Kei lifts first Valley trophy

Congratulations to Kei Chiong, our only current female jockey, who is rapidly starting to make a name for herself on the local racing scene...

Will Sun Jewellery make history?

Just one step more and SUN JEWELLERY (首飾太陽) will become the first to win the Triple Crown for Four-year-olds ...

Cheering team from home for Teetan

The family of Karis Teetan are in town from Mauritius to support him in next Sunday's BMW HK Derby ...

Lucky Nine farewell ceremony

A special ceremony took place at Sha Tin Racecourse today to bid farewell ...

Thriller on the cards BMW HK Derby

The 2016 HKG1 BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) on Sunday 20 March has all the hallmarks of a thriller ...

HK Runners prove their merit in Dubai Super Saturday

Shout-out to #TeamHK! RICH TAPESTRY (好好計) and GUN PIT (準備就緒) just claimed third and second ...

Moreira 100th Win this season

With a win in Race 8 on LITTLE DRAGON (小龍兒) on Mar 6, jockey Joao Moreira ...

Dubai Super Saturday

#TeamHK is all ready for the upcoming Super Saturday, are you ...

Double the happiness at the Valley?

As the only horse to be crowned champion in the last race ...

Designs On Rome still the boss in Citi HK Gold Cup

He had his doubters, plenty of them, but when push came to shove Designs On Rome (威爾頓) ...

Easy for Domineer in Happy Valley Trophy

Caspar Fownes is hoping that Dubai will come knocking after Domineer (控制者) dominated his rivals to win ...

2016 Million Challenge - SPEEDY LONGWAH

Now on its homestretch, Million Challenge has turned out to be ...

Million Challenge - FANTASTIC FEELING

With great speed and stamina, the up-and-coming FANTASTIC FEELING (越感) might ...

Million Challenge - ROMANTIC CASH

Be it leading from the start or catching up and stealing the lead, ROMANTIC CASH (錢照收) is ...

Million Challenge -
DIVINE BOY

Keep an eye out on DIVINE BOY (神舟小子), for he is only 4 points away from ...

Divine Boy, Golden Chopsticks and Born in China

Million Challenge is coming close to its finale ...

DIVINE BOY and GENERAL IRON

Double the happiness? Nothing is happier than working your way ...

January Cup

January Cup is happening tonight! Who will take home ...

See SUPEROI At The Valley Tonight

This may be the night for SUPEROI (駿將)! As the sole front-runner tonight, he is ...

Why Zac Purton is a Happy Wednesday Fan

LONGINES HKIR Photo Release

LONGINES IJC Photo Highlights

Lerena double sets up LONGINES IJC victory

LONGINES IJC Media Photo Call

LONGINES IJC - Allocation of Jockeys

The Allocation of Jockeys for the four leg races of 2015 LONGINES International Jockeys' Championship was held...

Fast Track Interview - Karis Teetan

Fast Track Interview - Chad Schofield

New Racing Broadcasting Arrangements

The Fast Track Interviews – Joao Moreira

The Fast Track Interviews – Neil Callan

The Fast Track Interviews – Douglas Whyte

Interview of Paul O'Sullivan, Zac Purton

Check out this Fast Track Interview on what Paul O’Sullivan and Zac Purton said on Aerovelocity (友瑩格) and more! ...

The Fast Track Interviews - Zac Purton

Super Star shines in SC Champions & Chater Cup

Tony Cruz-trained Helene Super Star (喜蓮巨星) ...

DAN EXCEL repeats in SIA Cup

DAN EXCEL (花月春風) made history at Kranji on Sunday 17 May ...

AEROVELOCITY dominates KrisFlyer Int'l Sprint

AEROVELOCITY (友瑩格) spear-headed another night of glory in Singapore (Sunday, 17 May) ...

Moreira equals Whyte's season win record

Joao Moreira equalled Douglas Whyte's all-time Hong Kong record of 114 wins in a season thanks to a treble at Happy Valley on Wednesday 13 May ...

Able Friend dominates Group 1 Champions Mile

Able Friend's (步步友) domination of Hong Kong's mile division continued unabated at Sha Tin Racecourse, Sunday 3 May ...

Blazing Speed first for Cruz in Audemars Piguet QEII Cup

Blazing Speed (將男) gave trainer Tony Cruz a rare first when causing a minor upset in the HK$20 million Group 1 ...

Able Friend on top of the world in latest IFHA rankings

Able Friend (步步友) shares the accolade of World’s Best Racehorse ...

Twin Delight claims Happy Valley Million Challenge

Twin Delight (喜喜寶) wrapped up this season’s Million Challenge midway ...

2014 LONGINES HKIR Results

Great racing was the order of the day at the 2014 LONGINES Hong Kong International Races on December 14, 2014. The day's four Group 1 events all featured stunning performances of global merit...

Fukunaga takes the LONGINES IJC for Japan

It was Japan's night as Yuichi Fukunaga, twice the Champion Jockey in Japan, rode a double in the middle two legs of the LONGINES International Jockeys' Championship to power him clear of his rivals and secure his first IJC crown at Happy Valley racecourse tonight...

Military strikes in Oriental Watch ST Trophy

It was billed as a clash of the champions and it was Military Attack (軍事出擊) that landed the triumphant blow to emerge victorious ...

Rich Tapestry makes history in Santa Anita Sprint Championship

Carrying the hopes of racing fans in Hong Kong as well as many expatriates who came to Santa Anita to see him, Rich Tapestry (好好計), trained by Michael Chang and ridden by jockey Olivier Doleuze ...

Happy Valley Million Challenge

A new racing season has commenced in Happy Valley along with the beginning of a six-month battle of the "Happy Valley Million Challenge" on 19th October ...