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    Maia celebrates breakthrough success

    Brazilian jockey success in Hong Kong is overwhelmingly Joao Moreira’s domain but at Happy Valley on Wednesday night (24 March), Ruan Maia posted one of the most significant–and relief-laden–victories

    Japan enters strong contingent for FWD Champions Day

    Japan’s elite and Hong Kong’s brilliant best are among the list of 77 horses holding entries for FWD Champions Day at Sha Tin on Sunday, 25 April, 2021.

    Fownes and Moreira lift Derby with Sky Darci

    An inspired Caspar Fownes’ training performance, crowned by a supreme Joao Moreira ride, has allowed Sky Darci (達心星) to overcome serious stamina doubts while delivering dramatic BMW Hong Kong Derby

    Barrier Draw results for BMW Hong Kong Derby

    Barrier Draw results available now

    Moreira confirms Derby ride, partners Aethero in racetrack return

    Star jockey Joao Moreira will persist with Sky Darci (達心星) through until the Derby next month with the Brazilian knocking back other offers to ride the four-year-old in Hong Kong

    Joao Moreira remains upbeat about Sky Darci

    Joao Moreira remains confident he pulled the right rein when he elected to ride Sky Darci (達心星) in the four-year-old series despite his Classic Mile flop last month.

    Shinn looks for Excellent Proposal to ‘propel’ him to new heights

    Blake Shinn says his Classic Mile winner Excellent Proposal (勁搏) “ticks all the boxes” ahead of Sunday’s Classic Cup as he attempts to mirror Golden Sixty’s (金鎗六十) heroics in last year

    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.