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  1. This young horse has plenty of upside, Purton says

    Posted Jun 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Patrick Allen Zac Purton has had just three rides for Peter Ho Leung in his Hong Kong career, but the win on Mochi may help cement the relationship which has now got a 25 per cent strike rate. Purton had little luck with the gelding from a wide gate with the blinkers on last start, but made use of the better draw to score a comfortable 13/4-length win. 'I haven't had ...

  2. Masterful Purton takes Challenge in massive upset

    Posted Apr 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Patrick Allen A treble for Zac Purton caused a massive boilover in Jockey Challenge betting as wins on Pizzazz, Quantum Power and Wadasurprise lifted the talented Australian to equal fourth position on the premiership table after yesterday's meeting. Purton put on a masterful display of timing to win all three of his races by a combined margin of less than a length, ...

  3. Happy Guys all around as Purton follows Yiu's plan to the letter

    Posted Apr 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Patrick Allen A jovial Ricky Yiu Poon-fai has his sights set on bigger targets for his promising syndicate horse Happy Guys after an outstanding victory in the final event. Zac Purton continued his great run of form with a dominant display on the Keeper gelding, who was in no danger of being run down once Purton pushed him to the lead rounding the home turn and swept away from ...

  4. Departing Marwing cops hefty fine and two-day ban for careless riding

    Posted Jun 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Star Legend in the second event. Causing interference to the eventual winner Share Of Gold and Zac Purton was cause enough for the stipes to give Marwing a two-day ban and HK$35,000 fine. Purton was also reprimanded and fined HK$5,000 for directing an inappropriate gesture towards Marwing prior to the winning post. Marwing, who begins his ban after Wednesday's Happy Valley ...

  5. 'He will keep on improving'

    Posted Mar 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Patrick Allen Zac Purton went desperately close to nailing another Group One aboard Fellowship in the Queen's Silver Jubilee Cup, but took away a consolation win with an earlier ... better every time I get on him,' Purton said. 'He can be very raw and green, but he always travelled kinder and we were able to go along at a steady clip, he gave a good kick and he ...

  6. Yiu has imposing Share Of Gold set for first-up riches

    Posted Apr 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Patrick Allen Zac Purton has done plenty of leg work in preparing some handy young horses for the races, and trainer Ricky Yiu Poon-fai turned to the in-form jockey to guide talented three-year-old Share Of Gold in the trial of the morning at Sha Tin yesterday. Purton and Yiu have combined with a few nice barrier triallers in recent months, but the jockey was also prominent on heat ...

  7. 'He will just continue to go higher'

    Posted May 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Patrick Allen Quantum Power showed he was a class above even an 'A-grade' Class Four with a romping 1 3/4 lengths win for jockey Zac Purton and trainer Ricky Yiu Poon-fai to confirm his last-start success over the same course as yesterday's 1,400m Jules Audemars Handicap. Purton switched the three-year-old off at the back of the pack, but admitted he had to flick ...

  8. 'He appreciated coming back in trip'

    Posted Dec 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Patrick Allen A switch back to the mile and a solid tempo helped Jeff Lloyd lift the Michael Chang Chun-wai-trained Tremendous Add to his first win of the term and his third from 12 starts. Lloyd prevailed over Zac Purton and Takeanotherchance in a driving finish to the final event that had both jockeys believing the runner-up had won. 'I actually thought I got nabbed ...

  9. Tong sidelined for six meetings

    Posted Nov 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yeung Min-lung was outed for two meetings for careless riding on Mr Celerity and his ban starts from Thursday and ends on December 5, while Zac Purton will miss two meetings- December 5 and 9- ...

  10. Victory Gold can make a big impact next campaign

    Posted Jun 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Patrick Allen patrick.allen@scmp.com Zac Purton has developed a good knack for getting on some promising young horses, and partnered the Andreas Schutz-trained Victory Gold in his first ... circling his name for next season. Purton helped give the youngster an educational sit behind runners in the 800m dash and, going on his breeding, the horse will no doubt be looking for further ...




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