Mark Worwood

Mark Worwood

Mark was Racing Post's scholarship holder on the 1995 British Horseracing Board Graduate Development Programme. After attaining a postgraduate diploma in broadcasting, he joined Racing Post in 1996 and was its chief sports writer before he moved to Australia in 2001. In Australia, he was the media manager of, among others, Centrebet, Sydney FC and Tom Waterhouse, and he ran the Western Australian Turf Club's racing and wagering operations.

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From heart in mouth to tongue in cheek: Caspar Fownes rides emotions of Big Me’s big win

Highly touted debutant’s slow start was no laughing matter for his jovial trainer, but he was in the mood for mirth following his newcomer’s victory

Highly touted debutant’s slow start was no laughing matter for his jovial trainer, but he was in the mood for mirth following his newcomer’s victory

1 Oct 2022 - 8:13PM
Vincent Ho off to his best start to a season with nine winners in September

Star local has saluted at least once at all six meetings so far this season, but knows he must ride for more trainers if he is to one day become champion jockey

Star local has saluted at least once at all six meetings so far this season, but knows he must ride for more trainers if he is to one day become champion jockey

30 Sep 2022 - 7:15PM
National Day Cup contender Cordyceps Six ticks every box for the Sha Tin feature race

Trends point to the last-start winner, first-up starter and well-weighted runner delivering the goods for Richard Gibson and Alexis Badel

Trends point to the last-start winner, first-up starter and well-weighted runner delivering the goods for Richard Gibson and Alexis Badel

29 Sep 2022 - 6:14PM
Lyle Hewitson wants more Sha Tin success to compliment his hot Happy Valley form

South African jockey dreaming of Group One glory aboard Russian Emperor and continuing his winning streak at the city circuit

South African jockey dreaming of Group One glory aboard Russian Emperor and continuing his winning streak at the city circuit

27 Sep 2022 - 4:44PM
David Hayes wishing Australian import Super Eagle masters Happy Valley on Hong Kong debut

The four-year-old chestnut won his last start before joining the two-time champion trainer’s team by four lengths

The four-year-old chestnut won his last start before joining the two-time champion trainer’s team by four lengths

26 Sep 2022 - 3:25PM
Doubted debutant sparks drought-breaking double for 11-time champion trainer John Size

Sweet Encounter ends legendary handler’s run of 47 consecutive losses and also stops jockey Alexis Badel’s search for his first winner this season

Sweet Encounter ends legendary handler’s run of 47 consecutive losses and also stops jockey Alexis Badel’s search for his first winner this season

25 Sep 2022 - 8:03PM
Douglas Whyte and Lyle Hewitson are Bafana Bafana, the South African boys scoring goals in Hong Kong racing

Dynamic duo are a formidable combination again in 2022-23 and team up four times at Sha Tin on Sunday

Dynamic duo are a formidable combination again in 2022-23 and team up four times at Sha Tin on Sunday

24 Sep 2022 - 9:54AM
Tony Cruz to choose California Spangle’s road to HKIR based on Celebration Cup comeback

Trainer leaning towards setting Classic Cup winner on a sprint path but will know more after Sunday’s feature

Trainer leaning towards setting Classic Cup winner on a sprint path but will know more after Sunday’s feature

22 Sep 2022 - 1:52PM
Punters’ pals Ruan Maia and Keith Yeung make belated bows hoping for more positive returns this season

No rider was more lucrative to back blindly in Hong Kong last term than the two-time Macau champion jockey, who returns from suspension at Happy Valley on Wednesday

No rider was more lucrative to back blindly in Hong Kong last term than the two-time Macau champion jockey, who returns from suspension at Happy Valley on Wednesday

20 Sep 2022 - 4:03PM
Horses for courses and jockeys for horses as Frankie Lor looks to ignite his title defence

Champion trainer reunites Happy Valley specialists Fa Fa and My Ecstatic with familiar riders as he seeks to get his campaign rolling

Champion trainer reunites Happy Valley specialists Fa Fa and My Ecstatic with familiar riders as he seeks to get his campaign rolling

19 Sep 2022 - 6:19PM
David Hayes watches on from London as Lucky With You flies to Sha Tin success

Australian trainer enjoys a double while preparing for Queen Elizabeth’s funeral and thinks the speedster can measure up to Group class

Australian trainer enjoys a double while preparing for Queen Elizabeth’s funeral and thinks the speedster can measure up to Group class

18 Sep 2022 - 8:39PM
Angus Chung in seventh heaven again as he breaks through for first Hong Kong victory

Ten-pound claimer hits pay dirt aboard the David Hall-trained Quadruple Double, leading all the way to match what he achieved in Australia last year

Ten-pound claimer hits pay dirt aboard the David Hall-trained Quadruple Double, leading all the way to match what he achieved in Australia last year

18 Sep 2022 - 8:27PM
All too hard to look past Bundle Of Charm as John Size and Alexis Badel hope to break through

Promising young sprinter rises in grade after winning two of his three starts in Class Four company towards the end of last season

Promising young sprinter rises in grade after winning two of his three starts in Class Four company towards the end of last season

17 Sep 2022 - 12:41PM
Zac Purton tips good gate and sizzling speed to assist Lucky With You in straight-track debut

Champion jockey is confident the David Hayes-trained sprinter will perform well when he competes over 1,000m for the first time in his career at Sha Tin on Sunday

Champion jockey is confident the David Hayes-trained sprinter will perform well when he competes over 1,000m for the first time in his career at Sha Tin on Sunday

17 Sep 2022 - 11:19AM
Tony Cruz hopes Kid apprentice can help sprinter Whizz down Sha Tin straight

Veteran trainer books Angus Chung to replace Joao Moreira aboard his Happy Valley specialist for Sunday’s Class Two dash

Veteran trainer books Angus Chung to replace Joao Moreira aboard his Happy Valley specialist for Sunday’s Class Two dash

15 Sep 2022 - 3:25PM
Frankie Lor unveils new blood at Happy Valley and outlines his hopes for 2022-23

Reigning champion trainer has four runners at the midweek meeting and has his sights set on ‘60-something winners’ this campaign

Reigning champion trainer has four runners at the midweek meeting and has his sights set on ‘60-something winners’ this campaign

12 Sep 2022 - 12:16PM
Zac Purton makes hay in Joao Moreira’s absence: ‘it’s a lot easier for me when he’s not out there’

Australian equals his best start to a Hong Kong season with an opening-day treble at Sha Tin on Sunday

Australian equals his best start to a Hong Kong season with an opening-day treble at Sha Tin on Sunday

11 Sep 2022 - 7:47PM
Manfred Man daring to dream after Lucky Sweynesse dominates on opening day

Veteran trainer has ‘all the big races’ in his sights after the four-year-old’s Chief Executive’s Cup demolition job

Veteran trainer has ‘all the big races’ in his sights after the four-year-old’s Chief Executive’s Cup demolition job

11 Sep 2022 - 7:05PM