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    Exultant & Purton make history in QEII Cup

    Zac Purton was elated and deflated at the end of Exultant’s (時時精綵) glorious, grinding victory in the HK$25 million G1 FWD Queen Elizabeth II Cup at Sha Tin on Sunday, 26 April.

    Southern Legend: First G1 for Vincent Ho

    Southern Legend(川河尊駒) wins the G1 Champions Mile under Vincent Ho. The Caspar Fownes-trained galloper snatched the biggest win of his career in the HK$20 million FWD Champions Mile.

    Playa Del Puente flies flag for Derby crop

    Golden Sixty (金鎗六十) is the first Hong Kong Derby winner since Holy Grail in 1999 not to feature in either the QE II Cup or Champions Mile in the same season, however Blake Shinn is confident...

    Hall declares ‘game on’ for London Hall

    David Hall has declared it is “game on” for his in-form stayer London Hall (福多寶) at Happy Valley on Wednesday night, with the Australian trainer keen to capitalise on a rare 2,200m Class Three...

    Covid-19 doesn’t take shine off Champions Day

    The absence of international raiders due to the Covid-19 crisis will not take the shine off FWD Champions Day at Sha Tin on Sunday, according to star jockey Zac Purton.

    Aethero’s Chairman’s Sprint Prize fitness

    Purton believes Aethero’s (忠心勇士) last-start flop may prove a blessing in disguise with the prodigious speedster forced to go back to the trials ahead of next week’s Group One Chairman’s Sprint Prize.

    Size hopes Heza Beauty is on best behaviour

    Just about everything that could have gone wrong did for Heza Beauty (美麗多多) last time out and trainer Size hopes Sunday will be the day he finally gets a proper gauge on just what the three-year-old

    Moore looks to continue Griffin dominance

    Master trainer John Moore has had a “mortgage” on Griffin races in Hong Kong of late but even he admits he may need a touch of luck for the run to continue on Sunday.

    Whyte thinks Farhh Above is ready to show his best

    On a day when the likes of Beauty Generation (美麗傳承), Waikuku (夏威夷) and Aethero (忠心勇士) are set to shine, Douglas Whyte’s unheralded galloper Farhh Above (廣陵王) could well prove to be the most...

    Lui weights up future of Derby hero Golden Sixty

    The future of Derby winner Golden Sixty (金鎗六十) will be decided in the next week with trainer Francis Lui Kin-wai weighing up a tilt at the Group One Champions Mile later this month.