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    Purton & Moreira pause show before grand finish

    The two undeniable superstars of Hong Kong racing have had a (relatively) tough time of it over the past three meetings.

    Hamelin earns full-season licence

    The Jockey Club will start next season with 20 of the 21 riders on its current roster, but will add at least one more expatriate pilot as soon as the Hong Kong government relaxes the entry requirement

    Shum unveils three-time Group One winner

    Danny Shum Chap-shing will unveil his three-time Chilean Group One winner at Sha Tin on Sunday, making him one of the most well-travelled horses in Hong Kong.

    Teetan dreams of matching as career-best seasons looms

    He’s going to finish third in the jockeys’ championship for a third straight year but that’s the furthest thing from Karis Teetan’s mind as he heads into the final 12 meetings of the season.

    Four left in fight for Hong Kong trainers’ title

    While the battle for the jockeys’ title between superstars Zac Purton and Joao Moreira garners most of the attention, the fight to be Hong Kong’s top trainer in 2019-20 has quietly heated up.

    Japanese Derby: Yoshito Yahagi & Contrail

    Hong Kong racing fans have had a first-hand look at the colour and flair of Yoshito Yahagi in recent years and the trainer will be in his element on Sunday, with megastar-in-the-making Contrail (鐵鳥翱天)

    Size unveils expensive AU import Lucky Express

    After almost 11 months in Hong Kong and eight trials, John Size unveils talented Australian import Lucky Express (幸運快車) in the Class Two Amah Rock Handicap (1,200m) at Sha Tin on Sunday.

    Derby winner Lui can’t find staff for Conghua expansion

    The next wave of trainers to be afforded stables at the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s HK$3.7 billion Conghua Racecourse will be unveiled before the end of the season, but Derby-winning trainer Francis Lui K

    Me Tsui questions ‘dirt king’ mantle

    He’s been labelled the dirt king is seasons past but Me Tsui Yu-sak is not at all surprised that he’s well on the way to relinquishing that title in 2019-20.

    What punters can expect from first 2 Y/O filly

    A 16-year drought will be broken at Sha Tin on Sunday, with the Paul O’Sullivan-trained Tinker Belle (奇妙仙子) to become the first two-year-old filly to race in Hong Kong since Diamitz (幸運達) in 2004.