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    Moreira determined to improve his Valley record

    It’s hard to fault a man that leads the jockeys’ championship and is one of the best riders Hong Kong has ever seen, but even Joao Moreira admits his Happy Valley record needs work.

    Poon inspired by ‘idol’ Ho’s Group One exploits

    Matthew Poon Ming-fai says Vincent Ho Chak-yiu’s breakthrough Group One success aboard Southern Legend (川河尊駒) at Sha Tin on Sunday has given the local riding contingent belief they can follow in...

    QEII Cup: Purton enhances legacy with Exultant

    Champions Day didn’t go exactly to plan for Zac Purton, but thanks to Exultant (時時精綵) ’s performance in the FWD QE II Cup, he strode out of Sha Tin as the only jockey to have won all 12 of HK's G1s.

    Mr Stunning shocks in Chairman’s Sprint Prize

    Mr Stunning (紅衣醒神) lived up to his name and cemented his place as one of HK’s finest sprinters this afternoon (26 April) at Sha Tin with a 20/1 victory in the HK$18 million G1 Chairman’s Sprint Prize.

    Exultant & Purton make history in QEII Cup

    Zac Purton was elated and deflated at the end of Exultant’s (時時精綵) glorious, grinding victory in the HK$25 million G1 FWD Queen Elizabeth II Cup at Sha Tin on Sunday, 26 April.

    Southern Legend: First G1 for Vincent Ho

    Southern Legend(川河尊駒) wins the G1 Champions Mile under Vincent Ho. The Caspar Fownes-trained galloper snatched the biggest win of his career in the HK$20 million FWD Champions Mile.

    Playa Del Puente flies flag for Derby crop

    Golden Sixty (金鎗六十) is the first Hong Kong Derby winner since Holy Grail in 1999 not to feature in either the QE II Cup or Champions Mile in the same season, however Blake Shinn is confident...

    Hall declares ‘game on’ for London Hall

    David Hall has declared it is “game on” for his in-form stayer London Hall (福多寶) at Happy Valley on Wednesday night, with the Australian trainer keen to capitalise on a rare 2,200m Class Three...

    Covid-19 doesn’t take shine off Champions Day

    The absence of international raiders due to the Covid-19 crisis will not take the shine off FWD Champions Day at Sha Tin on Sunday, according to star jockey Zac Purton.

    Aethero’s Chairman’s Sprint Prize fitness

    Purton believes Aethero’s (忠心勇士) last-start flop may prove a blessing in disguise with the prodigious speedster forced to go back to the trials ahead of next week’s Group One Chairman’s Sprint Prize.