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Ricky Yiu Poon-Fai

Ricky Yiu is a famous racehorse trainer in Hong Kong. Born in 1957, he is the first Chinese trainer to have won at Group One level on foreign soil, taking out the Sprinters Stakes in Japan with Ultra Fantasy and the KrisFlyer Sprint in Singapore with Sacred Kingdom.

Chad Schofield drives Packing Dragon to hold off the fast-finishing Circuit Land (Nash Rawiller) and win at Happy Valley on Wednesday night. Photos: Kenneth Chan

Yiu’s Dragon packs a punch to collect Million Challenge

Trainer Ricky Yiu Poon-fai was oozing confidence that Packing Dragon still had some upside and could defy a long-time curse after clinching an unlikely victory in the 2017 Happy Valley Million Challenge on Wednesday night.