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  1. Exciting Lucky Nine can get his season off to a flier

    Posted Sep 05th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... with the John Size-trained lightweights, Shining Victory (Kevin Leung Ka-wai) and Tuscan Spirit (Zac Purton), despite their wider draws, but hard-pulling Sunny Golf (Derek Leung Ka-chun) has ...

  2. Three prizes in one as Nugget Warrior scores narrow win over Merry Way

    Posted Feb 04th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... rider, Derek Leung Ka-chun, to give rider Zac Purton the leg-up that mattered before Soviet Pearl won the final event. 'Just before I got on, Derek said to watch out because Soviet Pearl can overrace,' Purton said after bringing the four-year-old from the rear to win impressively at his first ride on the gelding. 'So I switched him off out the back and probably the difference ...

  3. Double happiness for Yiu as King Acrylic and Ultra Fantasy deliver

    Posted Jan 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Patrick Allen Jockey Jeff Lloyd capped off a double for trainer Ricky Yiu Poon-fai with a beautifully rated front-running ride aboard Ultra Fantasy in the Lantau Peak Handicap (1,200m). Ultra Fantasy's win came after stablemate King Acrylic claimed the Castle Peak Handicap (1,400m) for jockey Zac Purton earlier in the day, boosting Yiu's season tally to 17 ...

  4. In-form Purton can glitter at value odds

    Posted Sep 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Patrick Allen Zac Purton has exploded out of the gates this season to sit equal with Brett Prebble at the top of the jockeys' table and there is no reason he cannot consolidate his early season form with a win in today's Sha Tin Jockey Challenge at generous odds of $10. Purton rode a treble on opening day last Sunday and added another to his tally with a well-judged ...

  5. Watch What Happens perfect match for Royal Pericles, insists Purton

    Posted Oct 11th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Zac Purton reckons Chinese Recreation Club Challenge Cup winner Royal Pericles and his rival dirt sprinter Watch What Happens should almost be a bracket declaration. 'The last two times Royal Pericles has won it has been with Watch What Happens in the race and plenty of pace on,' Purton said after the grey seven-year-old took his prize money to almost ...

  6. It's tight at the top as blazing Purton sneaks up on Prebble and Whyte

    Posted Oct 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Patrick Allen A second treble for Zac Purton has continued his stellar run of early season form and thrust him towards the top of the jockeys' premiership table with 12 winners from 12 meetings. Purton now sits just behind Douglas Whyte and Brett Prebble, who share the lead with 14 wins each, and his popularity with punters has never been higher after he drove home two ...

  7. Purton quartet overshadows Whyte-Prebble duel

    Posted Jul 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Ride With The Wind, who blitzed his rivals to claim the feature race at Happy Valley last night. Zac Purton took full advantage of his chance on the four-year-old, however, and expertly guided the one-time Derby hopeful to a convincing win as part of the rider's most successful night. Purton chalked up a quartet of victories, which also included successes on Redoute's Fortune, Ever ...

  8. Moore stable gives Lloyd plenty of firepower

    Posted Oct 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... chances. The fixed odds team at the Jockey Club have not failed to notice his excellent card and installed Lloyd a $3.50 to beat other leading contenders Zac Purton ($3) and Douglas Whyte ($4.25) ...

  9. Purton thrills with treble, but stewards spoil his day with two-meeting ban

    Posted Sep 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Patrick Allen The season has started with a bang for Zac Purton, who booted home a treble on General Danroad, Namjong Fighters and Fionn's Dragon, before being suspended for two meetings on a charge of careless riding at Sha Tin yesterday. Purton was on cloud nine after his most successful opening day, but chief steward Kim Kelly soon burst his bubble when he slapped him ...

  10. Bank on Purton and Prosperous

    Posted Oct 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Patrick Allen Zac Purton is the new punters' pal after booting home his treble on Sunday, including wins on two long-odds on hopes, and Triple Trio players can bank on him creating a far more healthy return on Prosperous in the middle leg at Happy Valley tomorrow night. Purton will give the aptly named Me Tsui Yu-sak-trained runner a cosy run from an ideal barrier, ...




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