Racing Album



    Southern Legend pockets the Ladies’ Purse

    Southern Legend (川河尊駒) (127lb) pocketed the G3 Sa Sa Ladies’ Purse Handicap (1800m) at Sha Tin in the afternoon (Sunday, 3 November) after battling through a stirring duel with fellow Group 1

    Size outlines plans for Champion's Way & others

    John Size says fans can expect to see gun four-year-old Champion’s Way (勝得精彩) back at the races within weeks, while the master trainer has also confirmed he hopes to have five runners in the Group Two

    Muay Thai-Sanna: 'I train easy now, not stupid'

    He has a reputation as a fitness freak but in-form jockey Alberto Sanna has recalibrated his approach after a string of serious injuries, turning to Muay Thai as he looks to train smarter.

    Van Niekerk continues purple patch

    Winning is all that matters in Hong Kong and jockey Grant van Niekerk is reaping the rewards of a purple patch of form, with the South African’s phone ringing hot in recent weeks.

    Lor relishes Sha Tin all-weather opportunity

    The Sha Tin all-weather surface may often be shunned by punters and looked upon as biased, but trainer Frankie Lor Fu-chuen relishes the opportunity to race his horses on it.

    Purton urges caution over Yee Cheong Baby’s trial

    He could not have been more impressive in an eye-catching trial performance, but jockey Zac Purton has warned punters to be wary of Yee Cheong Baby’s (怡昌寶寶) dominant 14-and-a-half-length victory.

    Purton makes Sprint decision; Bowman booked for G1 star

    Champion jockey Purton has elected to ride up-and-comer Regency Legend (帝豪福星) in next month’s Group Two Jockey Club Sprint (1,200m), opening the door for Australian Bowman to partner

    Could Beauty Generation’s shock defeat be a good thing?

    It may sound ridiculous, but there are actually a lot of positives to come out of Beauty Generation’s (美麗傳承) shock defeat on Sunday. Let’s go through them.

    Breaking 1,100-day drought for luckless galloper

    Caspar Fownes did the seemingly impossible on Sunday afternoon in defeating Hong Kong’s champion Beauty Generation (美麗傳承), but he faces an arguably tougher task on Wednesday night.

    Ferraris & Rispoli break testing droughts

    On an afternoon that featured a pair of Group Two races and some of Hong Kong’s best horses, it may have been a garden-variety Class Five that provided the most satisfaction.