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    Ho and Badel trade places after Tourbillon Diamond ultimatum

    Derby-winning jockey Vincent Ho Chak-yiu and Alexis Badel have switched Classic Cup rides for Sunday with connections of Tourbillon Diamond (飛輪閃耀) punting the Frenchman

    Purton hopes Maldives can atone for mishap

    Zac Purton labelled it a “waste of a good ride” and trainer David Hall is unsure what caused Maldives (馬爾代夫) to shy in the dying stages of his last start.

    Soumillon laments lack of depth in Hong Kong racing

    Christophe Soumillon has lamented the lack of depth in Hong Kong racing after failing to make an impact at the top level during his short-term stint.

    Caspar Fownes hits reset with Sky Field

    After aborting a Classic Mile push and then watching his exciting sprinter battle home for sixth at his favoured 1,200m, Caspar Fownes has hit the reset button on Sky Field (顯心星)

    Yung and Purton chase more success

    They combined for a winner at Sha Tin on Saturday and Benno Yung Tin-pang will look to Zac Purton to again deliver aboard a pair of gallopers at Happy Valley on Wednesday night.

    Key storylines at the halfway mark of the season

    We’re officially at the halfway mark of the season – Saturday’s Sha Tin card was meeting 44 of 88 – so let’s take the temperature on the key storylines from the track so far.

    Hong Kong horses out of Dubai World Cup amid Covid-19 uncertainty

    Hong Kong horses will not compete in Dubai or Saudi Arabia next month with the connections determining the risk of travel is simply too high amid the uncertainty of Covid-19.

    Poon uses Glorious success to push for ride in Classic Cup

    Matthew Poon Ming-fai hopes Sunday’s Group Three success with Glorious Dragon (龍鼓飛揚) for Francis Lui Kin-wai will keep him aboard Lucky Patch (錶之未來) in the Classic Cup later this month.

    Soumillon eager to cash in at Sha Tin before making decision on future

    Christophe Soumillon will look to continue his new-found good form at Sha Tin on Sunday before making a decision next week about how long he will remain in Hong Kong.

    Luke Ferraris dreams of joining his father David in Hong Kong

    He spent the early years of his life entrenched in the cut and thrust of Sha Tin life and jockey Luke Ferraris dreams of one day carving out a career of his own in Hong Kong racing.