Victory Gold can make a big impact next campaign

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 barrier trial appearance at Sha Tin yesterday.

Wednesday, 15 June, 2011, 12:00am

Croesus and Triumph shine in Size's absence

John Size was in New York helping persuade North American racing administrators that drug-free racing should be implemented in the United States, but the writing out of his palm cards didn't take anything away from the preparation of two impressive winners in Croesus and Shining Triumph at Sha Tin.

12 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Good as Gold as Yiu rides on the Express to savour his best ever season

Ricky Yiu Poon-fai is quickly closing in on 50 wins after a double with Share Of Gold and Legend Express, which takes him to 47 victories - clearly his best result since becoming a trainer in 1995-96.

12 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Witness Crown-ing moment

Crown Witness relished his debut outing at Happy Valley and his first step up to a mile last start, and the bulky Tony Cruz-trained galloper makes huge appeal as a banker in the middle leg of tomorrow night's HK$8.7 million jackpot Triple Trio.

31 May 2011 - 12:00am

'Super' Lui enjoys sweet taste of success

Trainer Francis Lui Kin-wai chimed in for a 'super' double with rising talent Super Goodies, ridden by Weichong Marwing, and the overdue Super Bobo, who nailed his first win for the season from a wide gate under Brett Prebble.

30 May 2011 - 12:00am

Fownes' new recruit Affluence Of Rain sparkles in trials

Caspar Fownes unveiled two new stable acquisitions at the barrier trial session last Friday, with Affluence Of Rain and Green Zone both moving nicely for the trainer, who also gave his sprint star Green Birdie one last stretch of the legs before the Singapore raid this Sunday.

18 May 2011 - 12:00am

Loyal Chadwick misses out on the big one

Matthew Chadwick has been riding the wave of Tony Cruz's success over recent weeks, and while the young jockey missed out on the feature sprint win of the Cruz-trained Blaze King, Chadwick still managed to carve out another win for the leading stable on Cat Storm.

16 May 2011 - 12:00am

Super Horse proves he's too strong for his rivals

It may not make the final Olivier Doleuze highlight reel alongside Good Ba Ba's third consecutive Hong Kong Mile victory, but yesterday's front-running display from the French jockey on Super Horse was certainly worthy of the short-list.

16 May 2011 - 12:00am

Prebble chipping away

A double for Brett Prebble has done little to help the Australian ace start making a meaningful dent in Douglas Whyte's jockeys' premiership lead, which stood at 19 wins prior to yesterday's meeting.

16 May 2011 - 12:00am