Racing Album



    And the 2019-20 Jockey Club Champions Awards go to …

    This season’s Horse of the Year looks like a battle between superstar stayer Exultant and Hong Kong Derby hero Golden Sixty (金鎗六十) – but has the Jockey Club already given away the winner?

    Alfred Chan: ‘I gave myself a lot of pressure before’

    Alfred Chan Ka-hei believes the arrival of 10-pound claiming apprentice Jerry Chau Chun-lok has made him a better jockey, with the 26-year-old saying he has stopped heaping so much pressure on himself

    Ho ‘frustrated’ fighting to avoid strike

    It is a “frustrated” Peter Ho Leung that heads into the final seven meetings of the season needing two wins to reach the Jockey Club’s minimum performance benchmark.

    Hayes gets wish to begin collecting horses

    Incoming trainer David Hayes has been granted his wish by Jockey Club officials and will have an interim stable to accrue horses when he comes out of quarantine next week.

    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)