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Vincent Ho Chak-Yiu

Red-hot Prebble can clean up on the dirt

After a slow start to the season, Brett Prebble is on a roll and the Australian's rides can form the foundation of a dirt track Triple Trio at Sha Tin tomorrow night.

Tuesday, 18 October, 2011, 12:00am

Young Enabling has found the right race

Inexperienced John Size-trained Enabling can provide a banker in the tough middle leg of the Triple Trio at Happy Valley tomorrow night with a potential dividend of HK$18 million on the line.

The prize pool includes a HK$12 million plus jackpot and another unclaimed TT would not surprise with three open races to sort through.

11 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Yiu and Fownes strike while the iron is still hot

Trainers Ricky Yiu Poon-fai and Caspar Fownes may have started a new training trend yesterday, successfully backing up horses from mid-week assignments at Happy Valley to grab weekend success at Sha Tin.

Yiu, in particular, cleverly got the better of the handicapper by returning Fortune Winner (Jeff Lloyd) to the races just four days after he had romped in at the Valley.

26 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

It's Ho's night at Valley

Brett Prebble is a deserved even money favourite in tonight's Jockey Challenge at Happy Valley, but Vincent Ho Chak-yiu looms as his biggest threat at a tempting $9.

Ho has a book of six rides to Prebble's seven, but the five-pound claiming apprentice is some hope on each of his mounts and is worth specking at the odds.

21 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Size and Moore are the way to go in TT

With an estimated HK$6 million on the table, players in Sunday's season-finale Triple Trio will be leaning heavily on top trainers John Size and John Moore.

8 Jul 2011 - 12:00am


Tony Cruz extended his lead in the trainer's championship as Good Words claimed the feature Japan Racing Association Trophy last night and he predicted a future in Group racing for the four-year-old.

26 May 2011 - 12:00am

Monte Cristo is getting better with each start

Trainer Tony Millard has had a wonderful season with five Group triumphs among his 32 victories and is on the verge of saluting with Monte Cristo after a driving third in the restricted Equidia Racing Channel Handicap (1,650m) at Happy Valley on Wednesday night.

20 May 2011 - 12:00am

Peppermint can add zest for Triple Trio followers

Punters will need to shoot wide to nail a difficult looking Triple Trio at Sha Tin tomorrow, but they can confidently bank on the Caspar Fownes-trained Peppermint to deliver the goods in the opening leg of the estimated HK$2 million pool.

9 May 2011 - 12:00am

Flying Smart can send TT fans home with a big smile

Trainer Alex Wong Yu-on will throw all his tricks at the recently imported Flying Smart at the Sha Tin all-weather meeting on Wednesday night, and punters can jump on the bandwagon by making the colt a banker in the final leg of the Triple Trio.

12 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Apprentice Ho claims Cup glory but cops four-day suspension

Apprentice Vincent Ho Chak-yiu won the battle but lost the war at Happy Valley last night, doing a fine job to get home first on Windicator Power but catching the wrong end of a suspension.

7 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Fownes' star wins battle royale

Punters tumbled into favourite Elusive Prince in the Samsung Handicap (1,000m), but it was another Prince they were all wishing they had backed. The Prince chalked up a maiden win for Caspar Fownes and replacement jockey Howard Cheng Yue-tin after Vincent Ho Chak-yiu was stood down with a heavy bout of flu.

10 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Versatile Ottimo can get back on track for Million Challenge

Improving four-year-old Ottimo is back to his preferred course at Happy Valley tonight and ready to throw his hat back in the ring as a genuine contender for the 1010 Million Challenge by winning the Hoi Lai Handicap (1,650m).

15 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Sky Mascot can run rivals ragged

John Moore may have had an International day to forget, but a double in Sunday's support events ensured his stable has maintained great momentum, and the leading trainer can continue his run of winners with Sky Mascot in the first leg of the Triple Trio at Happy Valley tomorrow night.

14 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Prebble has ammunition to dominate TT

Brett Prebble is the man to bank on in tomorrow night's Triple Trio, which features the novelty of two legs of the Cathay Pacific International Jockeys' Championship - but it is his ride on Turbo King in the middle leg of the HK$2 million exotic that will carry the hopes of many players.

7 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Stipes send apprentice back to the bench

Apprentice Vincent Ho Chak-yiu has been outed for three more meetings on a charge of careless riding - at his first meeting back from a two-day suspension for the same charge. Ho was suspended by chief steward Kim Kelly for three meetings after allowing his mount Double Dragon to shift in passing the 1,100m mark of the Spoonbill Handicap (1,400m) taken out by King Al Akbar.

11 Oct 2010 - 12:00am