Racing Album



    G1 rides secured: Shinn in HK for the long haul

    Blake Shinn tuned up for the biggest week of his Hong Kong career so far with a winner at Sha Tin on Saturday, with Golden Four’s (金碧科) victory adding to his excitement eight days out from his first

    Beauty Generation’s G1 return excites Purton

    Many have been quick to label Beauty Generation (美麗傳承) a has-been after his disappointing finish to 2019 but Zac Purton is confident the reigning Horse of the Year can still have a big say at the top

    Cruz & Piccone connection leads to Sha Tin plum ride

    Hong Kong racing legend Tony Cruz and French jockey Tony Piccone have struck up an unlikely friendship which will see them combine seven times on Saturday, including a plum ride on a talented type.

    Jan Cup: Moreira to hold Macau raider in good stead

    Joe Lau is confident extra experience and the addition of superstar jockey Joao Moreira will ensure Macau raider Sacred Capital (聖靈之都) runs a big race in Wednesday’s Group Three January Cup (1,800m)

    Badel hunts 4 Y/O series ride

    Flying Frenchman Alexis Badel will look to use his red-hot form to snare a top-class classic series ride, with the popular jockey becoming a man in demand.

    Styling City returns to favourite stamping ground

    Trainer John Moore will wheel out his “horses for courses” straight-track specialist Styling City (薈力之城) in a bid to build on the galloper’s formidable record over the Sha Tin 1,000m trip.

    Douglas Whyte rolls out generation next at Sha Tin

    Hong Kong punters potentially had a look into the future last week when the Douglas Whyte-trained Will Power (超能力) raced away to win on debut at Sha Tin.

    Stats shows Purton holds the key to Blastoise

    It’s no secret that most horses are better off with Zac Purton in the saddle, but for the David Ferraris-trained Blastoise (水箭龜) it seems the only way the four-year-old can win...

    Quashed Beauty Generation retirement speculation

    Master trainer John Moore has quashed retirement speculation about his champion galloper Beauty Generation (美麗傳承), saying he will return to training this week.

    Shum’s Perfect Match chases a change at Sha Tin

    Any questions about Perfect Match (最合拍) being able to hack it in Class Two company were answered with a huge first-up effort, and he should enjoy a little more luck in Sunday’s Lukfook Jewellery Cup