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    Fownes determined to remain ‘King of the Valley’

    He’s been unlucky not to hit the board so far this season but Fownes is taking solace in the knowledge that his return to a track he’s had an affinity with for decades is only a couple of days away.

    Hayes set to make stunning return to HK racing

    Champion Australian trainer David Hayes looks set to make a stunning return to Hong Kong racing next season.

    Ugly Warrior flourishes ahead of Korea Sprint

    Trainer Me Tsui Yu-sak has issued a warning to his Korea Sprint (1,200m) rivals, saying Ugly Warrior (豹子頭) has flourished since leaving the confined surroundings of Sha Tin.

    Grant van Niekerk hopes to better debut season

    Just over a year ago, Grant van Niekerk was the toast of HK racing after landing a winner with his very first ride in the city, a feat he shared with trainer Jimmy Ting Koon-ho in the opening race.

    Douglas Whyte strikes early for a famous first

    Whyte is a titan of HK racing so it is perhaps fitting that a horse named for the Greek god Adonis (明月昇輝) should go down in the record books as the former riding great’s first winner as a trainer.

    Alex Lai Returns from 721-Day Absence

    Alex Lai Hoi-wing admits he feared he would never ride again as he prepares to bring to an end what will have been a 721-day absence from the saddle by the time the gates crash back at Sha Tin.

    Bayliss Fit & Ready for new HK Racing Season

    Bayliss’ first stint in Hong Kong nwas cut short through injury but with an extension until the ed of the year and a return to full fitness, the young jockey is determined put his best foot forward.

    Domeyer tries to continue strong Happy Valley form

    Aldo Domeyer is hoping the pace is on as he tries to continue his good Happy Valley form with Everbrave (清福) and Righteous Mate (鑽飾神聖) on Wednesday night.

    De Sousa applies for extension to HK contract

    Gun jockey Silvestre de Sousa will apply to extend his Hong Kong licence with the Brazilian in negotiations to push back his riding retainer in England.

    Purton as bullish as ever

    Champion miler Beauty Generation (美麗傳承) steps back from his pet distance in next Sunday’s Group One Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup (1,400m) and Zac Purton has challenged his rivals to turn the heat up...