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Horse Racing

Purton can produce a Triple Trio Smile on his return

A re-energised Zac Purton returns from a two-meeting suspension on Saturday and should salute in the final leg of the Sha Tin Triple Trio on the Paul O'Sullivan-trained Celestial Smile.

Thursday, 6 February, 2014, 9:34pm

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.

7 Feb 2014 - 9:45am

General Iron out to prove he's made of Whyte steel

Danny Shum Chap-shing's General Iron has shown enough in his previous efforts at Happy Valley to suggest the drop to Class Four can see him break through in the Craigengower Cricket Club Challenge Cup (1,000m) on Wednesday night.

4 Feb 2014 - 8:41pm

Demuro has Courage and Size on his side for Triple Trio

Mirco Demuro has yet to win for John Size but he has been around the mark and with a perfect draw and a light weight he can break through on Red Courage in the middle leg of the Triple Trio at Happy Valley on Wednesday night.

3 Feb 2014 - 10:16pm

Kiwi import will be a future Friend for punters

Punters can disregard the time in Divine Ten's victory on the weekend but the race still looks like form worth following in the near future.

3 Feb 2014 - 10:13pm

Magnifico! Italian trio brings flair to first half of the season

Passionate, spontaneous and adored by Asian racing fans, Italians Mirco Demuro, Umberto Rispoli and Nicola Pinna have been a breath of fresh air this season – part of a new wave of talent that has helped to further rejuvenate the Hong Kong jockey ranks.

4 Feb 2014 - 11:58am

Man of the moment Moreira delivers for Hall

Joao Moreira's momentum continued unabated with a treble that moved him ever closer to the Jockeys' Championship lead, but two of the in-demand jockey's winners - both for David Hall - might not have been and were only confirmed within minutes of declarations.

2 Feb 2014 - 10:21pm

Super Lifeline's path in the hands of owner: Millard

In the same moment that Super Lifeline took the Chinese New Year Cup, jumped the queue and qualified himself for the remaining four-year-old classics, trainer Tony Millard was quick to announce that wasn't the path he favours for the gelding.

2 Feb 2014 - 10:19pm

Mr Gnocchi books a place in the Hong Kong Derby but no certainty to line up

Trainer Danny Shum Chap-shing said that Hong Kong Derby plans for Mr Gnocchi are not set in stone, despite the gelding's third win of the term to ensure a start.

2 Feb 2014 - 10:10pm

Akeed Mofeed inches closer to proving trainer Gibson right

Late last season, Richard Gibson boasted that Akeed Mofeed would one day be the best horse in town.

2 Feb 2014 - 10:19pm