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  • Aug 2, 2014
  • Updated: 7:48am


Who has dominated the first half of the racing season?

Saturday at Sha Tin marks the halfway point of the season, but it already feels as though there have been enough highlights to fill up two seasons. Let’s go through the best rides, training efforts and individual horse performances of the first half of this term.

Friday, 7 February, 2014, 9:45am

Dominant trainer Moore sounds note of caution

A searching turf gallop yesterday brought Dominant a pass mark ahead of the HK$8 million Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup on Sunday, but jockey Zac Purton's report to trainer John Moore stopped short of glowing.

24 May 2013 - 4:50am

Typical tempo opens door for Dominant

In one way, the Queen Mother Memorial Cup was a good result, with the rare full field giving some hope it might fulfil its role as a feeder into the Champions & Chater Cup.

8 May 2013 - 4:48am

Underdone Dominant throws down gauntlet

A well-timed push from jockey Zac Purton helped Dominant to a second straight Queen Mother Memorial Cup, but the win wouldn't have been possible without the groundwork of a magnificent training performance from John Moore.

6 May 2013 - 3:52am

Excel and Dominant answer Moore's prayers

Hong Kong's leading big money trainer, John Moore resorted to the gods to improve his luck last week and they answered unequivocally yesterday with a winning treble and his fifth Champions Mile in the past seven years as Dan Excel kept the HK$12 million international event at home yet again.

6 May 2013 - 3:52am