Joint jockeys' championship leader Shane Dye will miss the Hong Kong Derby on Sunday week after being suspended for careless riding at Happy Valley last night. The New Zealander, who was engaged to ride Gift for trainer John Size in the $14 million Classic at Sha Tin, fell foul of the stewards for his ride on Lucky Friends in the third event. He will ride on Saturday before beginning the three-day suspension. Dye had won the preceding event on Size's Aficionado to go one clear of Douglas Whyte in their seesaw battle for the jockeys' title. It didn't last long, though - Whyte bounced back on the Ricky Yiu Poon-fie-trained Golden Stride in race four and they left the course level again on 53 wins. The night's honours went to Peter Ng Bik-kuen, who will be missing his 'annual' pilgrimage to the Hong Kong Derby this season but unveiled plans for his next classic runner as Dashing Champion maintained his unbeaten record at Happy Valley. Ng, a Derby-winning trainer who transformed smart sprinter Dashing Winner into a middle-distance performer to land third place in last year's classic, had hoped to achieve the same trick with the brilliant Victory Warrior this season but it didn't quite work out. 'Victory Warrior is a very good horse, but unfortunately he never learned how to settle and that made him hard to train for longer races,' Ng said last night. But as Dashing Champion, raced in the same interests as Dashing Winner, took his Valley record to four wins from as many starts, Ng was already looking forward to next year's big event. Under another equally dashing ride from Eric Legrix, the Carry The Crown gelding seized the initiative straight out of the starting gates to control the 1,650-metre event and dispel any doubts about him seeing out the extra trip. 'It's always so nice to have another good young horse coming through,' Ng said. 'He handled the 1,650 tonight very well and I think in time that it won't only be at Happy Valley that he wins. 'It is just immaturity. He wasn't settling in his races at Sha Tin, but I think he will grow out of that. I think Dashing Champion can be my Derby runner next season.' Francis Lui Kin-wai floored punters chasing the Six-Up carryover of $3.4 million when he landed two long-priced winners in the first and third legs of the exotic pool, ensuring an even bigger jackpot for next week. At odds of 29-1, Floral Dancer (Vincent Sit) ended most hopes in the third, but Lui's Just In Time was at even longer odds when he put it out of reach after a nice Craig Williams ride. 'Floral Dancer is a very one-paced horse, a real stayer, so the 2,200 metres was what he needed,' Lui explained. 'Because he doesn't accelerate, I asked Vincent to try to put him on the lead tonight and even from the wide barrier he was able to do that.' Just In Time wasn't winning out of turn but once again it was Lui's instructions that paved the way for the narrow victory. 'Just In Time always runs a bit keenly and that usually means he ends up hitting the front too early and gets run down near the line,' Lui said. 'So I said to Craig to try to get in behind and get some cover and I hoped that Just In Time would be the one getting to the front on the post.' Riding honours went to Gerald Mosse, who won on Oh Great for Geoff Lane in the first and completed his double with Crocker in the seventh. Oh Great has been a different proposition since Lane applied blinkers to the three-year-old. 'He's a young horse, only a November foal so he probably has a little improvement in him, but in all fairness that was a weak race tonight,' Lane said. 'Still, it's always nice to win. I'd never met the owner before I took on this horse. He'd bought him himself at the International Sale and just walked up one day and asked if I'd like to train him. I don't think he was that expensive so to put a win on the board fairly early is a good start.' Resourceful Prince (Eddie Lai) was rewarded for his consistent efforts when he saluted narrowly in the last for trainer Gary Ng Ting-keung.