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  • Apr 19, 2014
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Monday’s public holiday meeting at Sha Tin marks the three-quarter mark of the season and many questions remain unanswered. So other than “who will be champion jockey in 2013-14”, what are the big...

17 Apr 2014 - 6:17pm

Karis Teetan has had an outstanding rookie season and on Monday he combines with the horse that kicked it all off - David Ferraris-trained sprinter Amazing Always - which looms as a standout...

17 Apr 2014 - 9:14pm

Wednesday night's Happy Valley card was quite short on black bookers, although the main Class One race is sure to throw forward plenty of future winners.

17 Apr 2014 - 9:20pm

Neil Callan yesterday became the first jockey in a decade to successfully appeal a serious charge in Hong Kong when the Jockey Club appeals panel threw out his April 6 improper riding penalty.

17 Apr 2014 - 11:10pm

Zac Purton and Joao Moreira slugged out a two-all draw at Happy Valley on Wednesday in pursuit of the Jockeys' Championship title, but race leader Purton was able to take away an extra positive in...

17 Apr 2014 - 2:08am

A thrilling renewal of the HK$12 million Group One Champions Mile is in prospect on May 4, with dual South African Horse Of The Year, Variety Club, one of the headline visitors along with one of...

16 Apr 2014 - 10:17pm

Top French racehorse Cirrus des Aigles has been withdrawn from the Audemars Piguet QE II Cup at Sha Tin on April 27.

16 Apr 2014 - 9:20am


The focus of the jockey championship may be on Zac Purton and Joao Moreira but jockey Douglas Whyte is doing what champions do - hanging around to take advantage of any mistakes by his rivals and...

14 Apr 2014 - 10:27am

Trainer Tony Cruz endured a bitter-sweet afternoon at the sport which has been his life, winning a double but having to say the most unfortunate of farewells to the handsome grey, Wah May Star...

13 Apr 2014 - 11:09pm

While trainer Dennis Yip Chor-hong has some reservations about whether his horse is good enough for next month's Queen Mother Memorial Cup, he has no doubt his import will stay.

13 Apr 2014 - 11:32pm

The all-weather track at Sha Tin is not everyone's cup of tea, but if it were up to local trainer Michael Chang Chun-wai and jockey Olivier Doleuze, every race would be run on the dirt.

13 Apr 2014 - 11:12pm

Australian jockey Angland feels time is right to head home

13 Apr 2014 - 10:31pm

Hong Kong championship leader Zac Purton made a rare return trip to Australia on Saturday to claim the world's richest turf mile, the A$3 million (HK$21.8 million) Doncaster Mile, on Sacred Falls...

13 Apr 2014 - 1:01am

A race meeting in Chengdu district last weekend was not the giant leap many crave when it comes to racing on the mainland, but even sceptics acknowledge it marked an important first step in...

12 Apr 2014 - 10:18pm

Karis Teetan’s season just keeps getting better and the Mauritian has now been thrown the reins on Hong Kong Mile winner Glorious Days for the Group One HK$12 million Champions Mile on May 4.

11 Apr 2014 - 10:39pm

Here in Hong Kong, locals get all the fun when it comes to getting an “English” name, but when the poor old “gweilos” come to town we just get what we are given in Chinese characters – however...

11 Apr 2014 - 3:05pm

Everyone saw a horse on the rise at Happy Valley on Wednesday night when Key Witness let loose with a devastating finish to score his second race, but further back in the field was a likely...

10 Apr 2014 - 8:38pm

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...

10 Apr 2014 - 2:57am

Hong Kong's best will meet worthy opponents from three continents in the HK$14 million Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup at Sha Tin on April 27 as the dominant jurisdictions from the Dubai...

9 Apr 2014 - 9:46pm

In Chengdu in Sichuan province, there was a race meeting backed by Darley or Dubai or, however you like to slice it, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum.

8 Apr 2014 - 10:09pm

We didn't hear the "tallest oak tree grows from the smallest acorn" axiom get wheeled out after Sunday's Sha Tin debut for commingling of bets, but it might have been, on an afternoon when the...

8 Apr 2014 - 10:10pm

As the season drags on and the dog days of summer at Sha Tin approach, things can get a little testy between combatants out there on the track – and on Sunday the tension manifested in a touch of...

7 Apr 2014 - 10:43pm

Hong Kong Jockey Club stewards announced on Monday trainer Andreas Schutz will face an inquiry after one of his horses returned a positive drug test last month.

7 Apr 2014 - 10:06pm

In conditions like those at Sha Tin on Sunday, the horses to follow more often than not will turn out to be the ones expected to run well who simply failed, but there were some more obvious black...

7 Apr 2014 - 9:49pm

As far as "in between" runs go, it was pretty impressive.

6 Apr 2014 - 11:40pm

Divine Ten was never out of second gear to pick up a first black type race for himself and his trainer in taking his record to five wins from six starts in the Group Three Bauhinia Sprint Trophy (...

6 Apr 2014 - 11:46pm

Neil Callan bagged a winning double and bragging rights with the Jockey Challenge at Sha Tin on Sunday, but both he and Eddy Lai Wai-ming will miss much of the next month's racing after finding...

6 Apr 2014 - 11:53pm


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