Weichong Marwing

Racing Digest - February 16, 2014

Full Talent (Weichong Marwing) races away for a dominant victory at the massive price of 116-1. Photo: Kenneth Chan

Expensive four-year-old Vanilla broke away riderless pre-race for the second time in a fortnight and set trainer Caspar Fownes a puzzle to get him to the Derby.

Sunday, 16 February, 2014, 10:38pm

Persistence could finally be paying off with Willie Cazals

Persistence could finally be paying off with Willie Cazals

We have to give Weichong Marwing his due - he did try, he really did give it a go on Liberator in the Champions & Chater Cup on Sunday, he just didn't have quite the horse.

29 May 2013 - 5:48am 1 comment

Dan Excel finally gets his reward

Dan Excel finally gets his reward

One international bid was launched but others thrown into disarray as rugged trier Dan Excel upset the flashy names and the HK$12 million Champions Mile stayed at home once more.

6 May 2013 - 3:52am

Racing Digest, March 11, 2013

Little Men (Douglas Whyte) wins well but not before being slow out of the gates. Photo: Kenneth Chan

Champion trainer John Size still wasn't happy with Little Men's barrier manners but the three-year-old still managed to do enough right to justify a short price in winning his second successive race. 

11 Mar 2013 - 4:02am

Moore over the moon with his charges

Sunny Ying (Weichong Marwing) shows he has settled in well in his new surroundings with a quality win over Real Generous in race eight. Photo: Kenneth Chan

Moore missed out with Dan Excel finishing second in the Centenary Vase, but he managed a double and was thrilled with the first-up run of BMW Hong Kong Derby hope Poetic Justice in the seventh race.

3 Feb 2013 - 4:00am

Ferraris thanks staff for getting Affluence to relax

It's been a while but Affluence Of Rain gets his moment in the sun.

It has been a long road back to winning form for Affluence Of Rain, but the six-year-old finally made it in the Sunflowers Handicap.

7 Jan 2013 - 3:10am

Treble sends Weichong Marwing into top five in Jockeys' Championship

Weichong Marwing smiles after winning race nine on Same World. Photo: Kenneth Chan

A three-timer from Weichong Marwing saw the South African leapfrog into fifth in the Jockeys' Championship - a position he intends to hang on to for as long as possible, setting a top five spot as a benchmark goal for the term.

23 Dec 2012 - 3:43am

Racing Digest, December 23, 2012

Weichong Marwing on Towering Storm. Photo: Kenneth Chan

First win does little to win over trainer and jockey

23 Dec 2012 - 3:43am

Chang cleans up on the dirt with a treble

Weichong Marwing on Champagne Days completes a treble for Michael Chang. Photo: Kenneth Chan

Sha Tin's much-derided dirt meetings may be a drag for some, but Michael Chang Chun-wai was revelling in the all-weather action last night landing his second career treble on a speedy surface with front-runners in command.

15 Nov 2012 - 10:14am

Green Eagle keeps soaring as he bags 4th straight win

Green Eagle and Weichong Marwing continue their hot streak. Photo: Kenneth Chan

For a horse with no fanfare around him, Green Eagle just continues to assemble the record of a very decent horse, landing his fourth on end in the final race yesterday.

11 Nov 2012 - 4:09am

Racing Digest, October 15, 2012

Weichong Marwing and Elegant Frames show off their smiles. Photo: Kenneth Chan

He's green and has a lot of learning to do, says Marwing

15 Oct 2012 - 3:23am

Impressive Green Eagle and Marwing lift Tsui

Weichong Marwing completes his double on Green Eagle.

Trainer Me Tsui Yu-sak finally converted numbers into victory with his 55th runner of the season, Green Eagle, leaving only Sean Woods to put a score on the board.

2 Oct 2012 - 1:49am

Back in the swing

Back in the swing

Groovy stretches out nicely for Weichong Marwing in his final 400m dash, clocking 24.1, yesterday. The Dennis Yip Chor-hong-trained six-year-old, who carries 119 pounds, has had some sharp hit outs for tomorrow night's assignment - Class Two Big Wave Bay handicap - against the likes of Legendary Dragon, Voile Rouge, Windicator Power, Turbo King and Good Words.

12 Sep 2012 - 4:47pm

Muscled-up Smiling Watch 'has more to offer'

Weichong Marwing

For more than 14 months since Smiling Watch had his first start as a griffin, the Encosta De Lago gelding has carried a certain amount of expectation, but his return in Class Four yesterday suggested he might now be on verge of fulfilling it.

9 Sep 2012 - 3:01am

HK like a second home for Aussies

Australian jockey Chris Munce breaking Mick Dittman's long-standing Brisbane record for wins in a season on Saturday made for an interesting juxtaposition of events over the weekend.

4 Jul 2012 - 12:00am