• Thursday
  • July 10, 2014
  • Last updated: 10:16am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 21 - 30 of 1234 for purton

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Sport - Racing

    Moreira's focus shifts to knocking up a century

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 08:42pm by Michael Cox

    ... milestone of 100 wins in a season, but if the Brazilian is going to push ladder leader Zac Purton, he needs to make a big move on Sunday. It's not so much the added motivation, but the extra opportunities brought about by Purton's absence through suspension and the chance to enter rare company that can give Moreira the impetus to secure the Jockey Challenge at Sha Tin. Before ...

  2. Sport - Racing

    Zac Purton proves a point with Sacred success in Sydney

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 12:51am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Purton proves point with Sacred win in Sydney Hong Kong championship leader Zac Purton made a rare return trip to Australia on Saturday to claim ... in Hong Kong have a worthwhile strike rate when they make special trips overseas to contest Group Ones, but Purton said his opportunities had been few and far between, despite his success here. ...

  3. Sport - Racing

    Zac Purton weaves his own magic with four wins

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 12:25am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Brazilian ace Moreira is upstaged by Australian who extends lead in the Jockeys' Championship Purton weaves his own magic with four wins The Magic Man was back in action at Happy Valley on Wednesday night but had no answer to Jockeys' Championship lamplighter Zac Purton, who claimed half the card to push his margin in the title race out ...

  4. Sport - Racing

    Joy for Schutz as he scrapes past benchmark- with help from champion jockey

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 12:31am by STAFF

    ... Staff Reporters Pure magic as Purton helps German reach benchmark While Zac Purton didn't deliver Caspar Fownes a winner on the day he was crowned champion jockey, he did help Andreas ... and Magical Beam's Class Five win meant Schutz narrowly avoided a second strike after missing the mark in 2009-10. "I love giving back to the people that support me," Purton said. ...

  5. Sport - Racing

    Gun Pit to go bang for title-chasing Fownes

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 08:41pm by Alan Aitken

    ... six-runner team at the fixture as he seeks to bridge the two-win gap, rounded out with promising three-year-old Gun Pit (Zac Purton), who faces off with Size-trained Golden Addiction (Joao Moreira). Gun Pit comes back quickly after his authoritative win over the course two weeks ago under Tommy Berry, when Purton couldn't make the weight. He rises sharply in the weights this time- ...

  6. Sport - Racing

    Putting Purton's performance in perspective

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 07:08pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Follow @KemblaCoxy You have to feel for Zac Purton. He has put together stretches of form so scintillating in the past few seasons that good judges were ... Championship challenge is inextricably linked with the success of the stables that support him. Caspar Fownes supplied one of the wins that took Purton eight clear of the suspended Joao Moreira ...

  7. Sport - Racing

    Purton right on the mark as he brings up 400 Hong Kong wins

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 01:00am by ANDREW HAWKINS

    ... Andrew Hawkins andrew.hawkins@scmp.com Australian jockey extends lead at the top of the Jockeys' Championship with a double Purton right on the mark as he brings up 400 Leading jockey Zac Purton took full advantage of a Joao Moreira-free zone to grab a double and extend his lead again in the chase for the season's title at Happy Valley on Wednesday night. With Moreira ...

  8. Sport - Racing

    The rides that deserved all the plaudits

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 10:04pm by Michael Cox

    ... 2. Zac Purton, Dominant, Group One Hong Kong Vase (2,400m) Purton rode 112 winners, the second most of all-time, and while many displayed the same poise, race awareness and sheer skillfulness ... and if not for Purton's tactical nous, the Sha Tin fans would have been waiting at least one more year. Sensing slow sectionals up front and seeing top threats The Fugue and Dunaden running into traffic and being ...

  9. Sport - Racing - TRIPLE TRIO

    Caspar Fownes and Triple Trio players pin hopes on Domineer

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 08:56pm by Michael Cox

    ... fanspin hopes on Domineer Domineer looms as a key runner in both Caspar Fownes' quest for the trainers' championship and Zac Purton's push for the all-time record of wins ... by one going into the finale, while Purton needs three more victories to equal Douglas Whyte's all-time mark of 114, set in 2005-06. A low draw and return to the turf can make all ...

  10. Sport - Racing

    Clash of top jockeys Moreira and Purton the highlight of Sha Tin's feature

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 08:42pm by Alan Aitken

    ... and Wonderful Moments might have the tactical speed to give Joao Moreira the edge. Zac Purton's mount, Archippus looks certain to turn out the better of the two horses, with the three-year-old ... weights want to push the issue. If they do, then that will play into the hands of Purton on Archippus, but if one is happy to let the other lead and simply sit handy to him, then the tempo looks ...




SCMP.com Account