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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.

Purton cleans up on the dirt, but fails to gun down Chadwick in Challenge

Australian rider Zac Purton is finishing the season with a real flourish and landed the entire all-weather programme yesterday, but still had to bow to star apprentice Matthew Chadwick in the Jockey Challenge honours.

Monday, 22 June, 2009, 12:00am

Kudos to trainer Yiu as losing run ends on the double

CRACK local mentor Ricky Yiu Poon-fai snapped a lengthy run of outs with a shrewd winning double at Sha Tin yesterday.

9 Jan 2000 - 12:00am

Yiu's youngsters set to pick up the slack

After a whirlwind start to the season, trainer Ricky Yiu Poon-fai experienced a run of outs which was only broken on the dirt recently with Charming Dragon.

But the appearance and performance of some of his runners at yesterday's Happy Valley trial session suggested that his present position on the trainers' table will be added to in the coming weeks.

20 Dec 1997 - 12:00am