Tom Biddington

Tom Biddington joined the Post in 2016 after a decade in Australia working for the Adelaide Advertiser, the NT News, Shepparton News, Cricket Victoria and Racing.com.
Tom Biddington
Tom Biddington joined the Post in 2016 after a decade in Australia working for the Adelaide Advertiser, the NT News, Shepparton News, Cricket Victoria and Racing.com.

Latest from Tom Biddington

Threats, feng shui and horses who don’t adapt to Hong Kong – the ballad of Best Sense

Me Tsui’s gelding is now retired after one of the more unusual careers in Hong Kong racing history

18 Apr 2019 - 6:57PM

Me Tsui’s gelding is now retired after one of the more unusual careers in Hong Kong racing history

Threats, feng shui and horses who don’t adapt to Hong Kong – the ballad of Best Sense
Grant van Niekerk shows brilliant horsemanship then secures 166-1 winner

The South African jockey uses incredible skill to stay aboard uncontrollable horse at Happy Valley before landing the longest-priced winner of the season

18 Apr 2019 - 3:57AM

The South African jockey uses incredible skill to stay aboard uncontrollable horse at Happy Valley before landing the longest-priced winner of the season

Grant van Niekerk shows brilliant horsemanship then secures 166-1 winner
Vincent Ho hits significant milestone, what happened to Big Party?

The leading local collects his 250th Hong Kong winner, while punters are left frustrated after the odds-on favourite goes under in the ninth race

15 Apr 2019 - 6:05PM

The leading local collects his 250th Hong Kong winner, while punters are left frustrated after the odds-on favourite goes under in the ninth race

Vincent Ho hits significant milestone, what happened to Big Party?
John Size lauds Champion’s Way after stunning win: ‘only Group horses do it’

The rising star extends his unbeaten streak to five, highlighting his ability at Sha Tin on Sunday

14 Apr 2019 - 10:12PM

The rising star extends his unbeaten streak to five, highlighting his ability at Sha Tin on Sunday

John Size lauds Champion’s Way after stunning win: ‘only Group horses do it’
No challenge for Beauty Generation, but Champions Day is building relevance

While no internationals are making the trip to Sha Tin for the Champions Mile, there will be more visitors taking part in the other Group Ones than ever before

11 Apr 2019 - 5:57PM

While no internationals are making the trip to Sha Tin for the Champions Mile, there will be more visitors taking part in the other Group Ones than ever before

No challenge for Beauty Generation, but Champions Day is building relevance
Umberto Rispoli goes Bang with Happy Valley double as he warms up for big QE II opportunity

The Italian is working his way into form at the right time as he prepares for his first Group One ride of the season on Champions Day

11 Apr 2019 - 5:50AM

The Italian is working his way into form at the right time as he prepares for his first Group One ride of the season on Champions Day

Umberto Rispoli goes Bang with Happy Valley double as he warms up for big QE II opportunity
Beauty Generation set to create history after scaring off internationals in Champions Mile

The Hong Kong superstar faces just six local rivals in the HK$18 million feature, clearing his path to become Hong Kong’s biggest prize money earner

10 Apr 2019 - 11:27PM

The Hong Kong superstar faces just six local rivals in the HK$18 million feature, clearing his path to become Hong Kong’s biggest prize money earner

Beauty Generation set to create history after scaring off internationals in Champions Mile
Karma and the brutal reality of Hong Kong racing

For jockeys, life at Sha Tin is all about making the most of your opportunities

8 Apr 2019 - 8:39PM

For jockeys, life at Sha Tin is all about making the most of your opportunities

Karma and the brutal reality of Hong Kong racing
Alfred Chan’s first Hong Kong win extra sweet after all his hard work overseas

The apprentice releases the pressure valve with a double on Sunday to bring up his first success at Sha Tin

7 Apr 2019 - 10:50PM

The apprentice releases the pressure valve with a double on Sunday to bring up his first success at Sha Tin

Alfred Chan’s first Hong Kong win extra sweet after all his hard work overseas
Rattan upsets Hong Kong’s top speedsters in Sprint Cup

Mr Stunning and Beat The Clock were all the rage in betting, but Richard Gibson’s five-year-old salutes in the shadows of the post

7 Apr 2019 - 10:50PM

Mr Stunning and Beat The Clock were all the rage in betting, but Richard Gibson’s five-year-old salutes in the shadows of the post

Rattan upsets Hong Kong’s top speedsters in Sprint Cup
Chris So’s Tianchi Monster is the weight special of the season

The four-year-old was only a length and a half behind Waikuku in the Hong Kong Derby but meets him 23 pounds better on Sunday

7 Apr 2019 - 9:00AM

The four-year-old was only a length and a half behind Waikuku in the Hong Kong Derby but meets him 23 pounds better on Sunday

Chris So’s Tianchi Monster is the weight special of the season
Looking for more pace? Just insert a 10-pound claimer

Inexperienced riders are generally given a straightforward instruction – go forward – but the problem comes when multiple youngsters are given the same command

4 Apr 2019 - 8:16PM

Inexperienced riders are generally given a straightforward instruction – go forward – but the problem comes when multiple youngsters are given the same command

Looking for more pace? Just insert a 10-pound claimer
Tuberculosis treatment solves the riddle of David Ferraris’ General Dino

The five-year-old finally shows what he is capable of, winning his first race in Hong Kong at his 25th start after overcoming abscesses in his lungs.

4 Apr 2019 - 4:04AM

The five-year-old finally shows what he is capable of, winning his first race in Hong Kong at his 25th start after overcoming abscesses in his lungs.

Tuberculosis treatment solves the riddle of David Ferraris’ General Dino
Opinion | Almond Eye enhances reputation, going where Winx, Beauty Generation have not

All superstars in their own right, the Japanese filly now has something the others don’t – a Group One victory on foreign soil

1 Apr 2019 - 6:29PM

All superstars in their own right, the Japanese filly now has something the others don’t – a Group One victory on foreign soil

Almond Eye enhances reputation, going where Winx, Beauty Generation have not
No quarantine concerns with Aussie sprinter Viddora to race in Hong Kong

Trainer Lloyd Kennewell confirms the dual Group One winner will tackle the Chairman’s Sprint Prize on April 28

31 Mar 2019 - 10:26PM

Trainer Lloyd Kennewell confirms the dual Group One winner will tackle the Chairman’s Sprint Prize on April 28

No quarantine concerns with Aussie sprinter Viddora to race in Hong Kong
Dubai World Cup: Hong Kong gallant as racing’s superstars shine

Big-names Almond Eye, Cross Counter and Blue Point deliver, outclassing the Sha Tin-based gallopers at Meydan

31 Mar 2019 - 12:59AM

Big-names Almond Eye, Cross Counter and Blue Point deliver, outclassing the Sha Tin-based gallopers at Meydan

Dubai World Cup: Hong Kong gallant as racing’s superstars shine
Dubai World Cup: Zac Purton and Caspar Fownes plot downfall of Japanese superstar Almond Eye

Southern Legend does not have the profile of his rival but has been in strong form this season against Hong Kong’s best

29 Mar 2019 - 10:05PM

Southern Legend does not have the profile of his rival but has been in strong form this season against Hong Kong’s best

Dubai World Cup: Zac Purton and Caspar Fownes plot downfall of Japanese superstar Almond Eye
Dubai World Cup: Wishful Thinker to feed off Hong Kong’s strong Al Quoz Sprint record

Richard Gibson hopes his speedster can follow the lead set by Derek Cruz’s Joy And Fun and win the Group One

29 Mar 2019 - 9:09PM

Richard Gibson hopes his speedster can follow the lead set by Derek Cruz’s Joy And Fun and win the Group One

Dubai World Cup: Wishful Thinker to feed off Hong Kong’s strong Al Quoz Sprint record
Dubai World Cup: Me Tsui declares outside barrier perfect for Fight Hero in Golden Shaheen

The dirt specialist should get a smoother passage in the Group One with less kickback in his face

28 Mar 2019 - 10:42PM

The dirt specialist should get a smoother passage in the Group One with less kickback in his face

Dubai World Cup: Me Tsui declares outside barrier perfect for Fight Hero in Golden Shaheen
Ricky Yiu’s boom sprinter Voyage Warrior dominates on debut at Sha Tin

The three-year-old justifies his lofty reputation with the most impressive performance from a first-starter this season

24 Mar 2019 - 10:46PM

The three-year-old justifies his lofty reputation with the most impressive performance from a first-starter this season

Ricky Yiu’s boom sprinter Voyage Warrior dominates on debut at Sha Tin
Stuck in no man’s land: what next for honest Citron Spirit?

The seven-year-old is one of the most consistent horses in Hong Kong, but his high rating leaves him few options to remain competitive

21 Mar 2019 - 6:07PM

The seven-year-old is one of the most consistent horses in Hong Kong, but his high rating leaves him few options to remain competitive

Stuck in no man’s land: what next for honest Citron Spirit?
Dylan Mo and Dennis Yip put on a show as they reach milestones at Happy Valley

The veteran trainer lands his 700th winner while the 25-year-old jockey graduates from his apprenticeship with victory number 70

21 Mar 2019 - 12:02AM

The veteran trainer lands his 700th winner while the 25-year-old jockey graduates from his apprenticeship with victory number 70

Dylan Mo and Dennis Yip put on a show as they reach milestones at Happy Valley
Almond Eye, The Autumn Sun and Beauty Generation headline Champions Day entries

A total of 111 horses from 14 countries nominate for the triple-header of Group Ones on April 28

20 Mar 2019 - 10:36PM

A total of 111 horses from 14 countries nominate for the triple-header of Group Ones on April 28

Almond Eye, The Autumn Sun and Beauty Generation headline Champions Day entries
Hugh Bowman’s beauty – assessing the Hong Kong Derby rides

Grizzled punters are happy to pot jockeys after doing their dough – but do they deserve it?

18 Mar 2019 - 7:58PM

Grizzled punters are happy to pot jockeys after doing their dough – but do they deserve it?

Hugh Bowman’s beauty – assessing the Hong Kong Derby rides
Frankie Lor creates history as Furore captures Hong Kong Derby: ‘it’s a dream come true’

The second-season sensation becomes the first Chinese trainer to win the HK$18 million contest since Brian Kan in 2001

17 Mar 2019 - 10:47PM

The second-season sensation becomes the first Chinese trainer to win the HK$18 million contest since Brian Kan in 2001

Frankie Lor creates history as Furore captures Hong Kong Derby: ‘it’s a dream come true’
John Size v Frankie Lor – master and apprentice dominate the Hong Kong Derby

Not only are they two of the best trainers at Sha Tin, they share a special relationship and saddle up half the field in Sunday’s HK$18 million feature

16 Mar 2019 - 10:51PM

Not only are they two of the best trainers at Sha Tin, they share a special relationship and saddle up half the field in Sunday’s HK$18 million feature

John Size v Frankie Lor – master and apprentice dominate the Hong Kong Derby
Jockey Club owners splash HK$116.2 million at Hong Kong International Sale

Two lots share top billing at HK$7 million, with 27 lots going under the hammer at an average of HK$4.3 million.

16 Mar 2019 - 2:35AM

Two lots share top billing at HK$7 million, with 27 lots going under the hammer at an average of HK$4.3 million.

Jockey Club owners splash HK$116.2 million at Hong Kong International Sale
Happy Valley specialist? Perception is reality for Neil Callan

The Irishman consistently gets better books of rides at the city track – why?

15 Mar 2019 - 10:54AM

The Irishman consistently gets better books of rides at the city track – why?

Happy Valley specialist? Perception is reality for Neil Callan
Fat Turtle ensures Frankie Lor is not Frustrated ahead of Hong Kong Derby

The star trainer collects a double at Happy Valley on Wednesday night, calming any nerves ahead of the big day

14 Mar 2019 - 7:27AM

The star trainer collects a double at Happy Valley on Wednesday night, calming any nerves ahead of the big day

Fat Turtle ensures Frankie Lor is not Frustrated ahead of Hong Kong Derby
Hong Kong Derby favourite in doubt? Concerns over Waikuku’s health

The preparation of John Size’s star four-year-old hits a bump in the build up to the HK$18 million feature

13 Mar 2019 - 5:35PM

The preparation of John Size’s star four-year-old hits a bump in the build up to the HK$18 million feature

Hong Kong Derby favourite in doubt? Concerns over Waikuku’s health