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.

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Seasons Bloom goes bang as Pakistan Star fades in Premier Bowl

Danny Shum’s seven-year-old relishes a switch to sprints as he collects his first win since January 2018

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Danny Shum’s seven-year-old relishes a switch to sprints as he collects his first win since January 2018

Seasons Bloom goes bang as Pakistan Star fades in Premier Bowl
Beauty Generation suffers first defeat in 18 months: ‘he just wasn’t comfortable’

The two-time Hong Kong Horse of the Year leaves fans stunned as he goes under in the Group Two Sha Tin Trophy on Sunday

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The two-time Hong Kong Horse of the Year leaves fans stunned as he goes under in the Group Two Sha Tin Trophy on Sunday

Beauty Generation suffers first defeat in 18 months: ‘he just wasn’t comfortable’
‘He can’t go any faster or any better’: Beauty Generation chases 11th straight win

The two-time Hong Kong Horse of the Year shoots for his third victory in the Group Two Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy on Sunday

20 Oct 2019 - 8:00AM

The two-time Hong Kong Horse of the Year shoots for his third victory in the Group Two Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy on Sunday

‘He can’t go any faster or any better’: Beauty Generation chases 11th straight win
‘I told Fifi to open the safe’: John Moore wins big on Aethero

The legendary trainer rarely has a bet these days, but he backed his judgment and invested heavily on his boom sprinter at Sha Tin on Saturday

14 Oct 2019 - 9:01PM

The legendary trainer rarely has a bet these days, but he backed his judgment and invested heavily on his boom sprinter at Sha Tin on Saturday

‘I told Fifi to open the safe’: John Moore wins big on Aethero
Ricky Yiu left frustrated as Voyage Warrior goes under: ‘there was too much pressure’

The trainer collects a double early on the card, but leaves Sha Tin pretty flat after two tough defeats to end the day

12 Oct 2019 - 10:26PM

The trainer collects a double early on the card, but leaves Sha Tin pretty flat after two tough defeats to end the day

Ricky Yiu left frustrated as Voyage Warrior goes under: ‘there was too much pressure’
Frankie Lor hungry for more after rare Happy Valley double

He has been a revelation since joining the Hong Kong training ranks, but he knows he needs to focus on getting more winners at the city track

10 Oct 2019 - 7:22PM

He has been a revelation since joining the Hong Kong training ranks, but he knows he needs to focus on getting more winners at the city track

Frankie Lor hungry for more after rare Happy Valley double
‘I’ve come to a place that I never expected to’: Keith Yeung notches his 250th win

The popular jockey outrides his two-pound claim with a ‘special’ victory aboard Hardly Swears at Happy Valley on Wednesday night

10 Oct 2019 - 12:37AM

The popular jockey outrides his two-pound claim with a ‘special’ victory aboard Hardly Swears at Happy Valley on Wednesday night

‘I’ve come to a place that I never expected to’: Keith Yeung notches his 250th win
Ongoing chaos in Hong Kong forces Jockey Club to move Happy Valley race meeting

The card scheduled for the city track on Sunday, October 27 is being swapped with one from Sha Tin on Wednesday, October 30

9 Oct 2019 - 10:31PM

The card scheduled for the city track on Sunday, October 27 is being swapped with one from Sha Tin on Wednesday, October 30

Ongoing chaos in Hong Kong forces Jockey Club to move Happy Valley race meeting
Hong Kong’s most competitive jockey ranks in years? Joao Moreira, Zac Purton and Karis Teetan as dominant as ever

The trio has collected 41 of the 77 races so far this season, despite there being so many talented riders on the roster

7 Oct 2019 - 5:58PM

The trio has collected 41 of the 77 races so far this season, despite there being so many talented riders on the roster

Hong Kong’s most competitive jockey ranks in years? Joao Moreira, Zac Purton and Karis Teetan as dominant as ever
Transport difficulties, bad weather and general chaos ensures Sha Tin crowd smallest in years

Just 12,000 punters made the trip to Sha Tin for Sunday’s race meeting as protests raged on in the city

7 Oct 2019 - 2:09PM

Just 12,000 punters made the trip to Sha Tin for Sunday’s race meeting as protests raged on in the city

Transport difficulties, bad weather and general chaos ensures Sha Tin crowd smallest in years
Douglas Whyte shows love for Uncle Steve as his last ever ride helps him reach new heights

A horse that has been a handful gives the South African his first victory in Class Two

6 Oct 2019 - 9:39PM

A horse that has been a handful gives the South African his first victory in Class Two

Douglas Whyte shows love for Uncle Steve as his last ever ride helps him reach new heights
No changes to Sunday’s scheduled Sha Tin race meeting – at this stage

The Jockey Club confirms it plans on holding the card as of late Saturday afternoon, but it is monitoring the situation in Hong Kong

5 Oct 2019 - 5:01PM

The Jockey Club confirms it plans on holding the card as of late Saturday afternoon, but it is monitoring the situation in Hong Kong

No changes to Sunday’s scheduled Sha Tin race meeting – at this stage
Conditions right for rejuvenated Deal Maker to complete hat-trick of wins

Jimmy Ting’s galloper looks hard to beat in the JCI Hong Kong Senate Cup at Sha Tin on Sunday

5 Oct 2019 - 4:12PM

Jimmy Ting’s galloper looks hard to beat in the JCI Hong Kong Senate Cup at Sha Tin on Sunday

Conditions right for rejuvenated Deal Maker to complete hat-trick of wins
National Day meeting proves Hong Kong racing exists in a bubble

As chaos reigned around the city on Tuesday, the Sha Tin racetrack was one of the safest places to be

3 Oct 2019 - 7:03PM

As chaos reigned around the city on Tuesday, the Sha Tin racetrack was one of the safest places to be

National Day meeting proves Hong Kong racing exists in a bubble
Sha Tin races unaffected as emotional Jockey Club chief laments ‘sad’ state of Hong Kong

As chaos reigned around the city, Tuesday’s meeting went off without a hitch, prompting Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges to pay tribute to his ‘dedicated’ staff

1 Oct 2019 - 11:44PM

As chaos reigned around the city, Tuesday’s meeting went off without a hitch, prompting Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges to pay tribute to his ‘dedicated’ staff

Sha Tin races unaffected as emotional Jockey Club chief laments ‘sad’ state of Hong Kong
John Size adds another Beauty to his stable of star sprinters

The five-year-old makes an impressive return to racing in the Group Three National Day Cup at Sha Tin on Tuesday

1 Oct 2019 - 10:33PM

The five-year-old makes an impressive return to racing in the Group Three National Day Cup at Sha Tin on Tuesday

John Size adds another Beauty to his stable of star sprinters
Jockey Club adds extra security for National Day race meeting

Tuesday’s Sha Tin races are going ahead as scheduled with officials urging fans ‘not to bring any items which may pose hazards to the security and safety of people and horses’

30 Sep 2019 - 10:40PM

Tuesday’s Sha Tin races are going ahead as scheduled with officials urging fans ‘not to bring any items which may pose hazards to the security and safety of people and horses’

Jockey Club adds extra security for National Day race meeting
Is Beauty Generation vulnerable in the Celebration Cup?

John Moore’s superstar resumes in the 1,400m contest on Tuesday, giving 20 pounds to eight of his nine rivals

30 Sep 2019 - 12:15PM

John Moore’s superstar resumes in the 1,400m contest on Tuesday, giving 20 pounds to eight of his nine rivals

Is Beauty Generation vulnerable in the Celebration Cup?
Jockey Club needs to draw a line in the sand and race on National Day

Tuesday’s card must go ahead or further meetings will be at risk

28 Sep 2019 - 8:12PM

Tuesday’s card must go ahead or further meetings will be at risk

Jockey Club needs to draw a line in the sand and race on National Day
John Moore’s Helene Charisma thrives as racing lights up Happy Valley once again

The born-again galloper makes it three wins from his last five visits to the city circuit, while Joao Moreira lands a treble

25 Sep 2019 - 11:46PM

The born-again galloper makes it three wins from his last five visits to the city circuit, while Joao Moreira lands a treble

John Moore’s Helene Charisma thrives as racing lights up Happy Valley once again
Opinion | Betfair ends Hong Kong racing experiment – this time for good?

The wagering operator hopes to enter into a product free and integrity agreement with the Jockey Club, but there is a zero per cent chance of that happening

23 Sep 2019 - 8:45PM

The wagering operator hopes to enter into a product free and integrity agreement with the Jockey Club, but there is a zero per cent chance of that happening

Betfair ends Hong Kong racing experiment – this time for good?
Joao Moreira shows his Genius as Tony Millard secures double

The South African trainer collects his first brace of the season at Sha Tin on Saturday thanks to some help from the Brazilian rider

21 Sep 2019 - 10:57PM

The South African trainer collects his first brace of the season at Sha Tin on Saturday thanks to some help from the Brazilian rider

Joao Moreira shows his Genius as Tony Millard secures double
Karis Teetan stars at Sha Tin with fabulous 53,000-1 five-timer

The Mauritian Magician issues a timely reminder of what he is capable of, dominating Saturday’s card with a quintet of winners

21 Sep 2019 - 10:57PM

The Mauritian Magician issues a timely reminder of what he is capable of, dominating Saturday’s card with a quintet of winners

Karis Teetan stars at Sha Tin with fabulous 53,000-1 five-timer
Hong Kong racing season could be extended to replace lost meeting

The Jockey Club will consult the government as it looks to find a new spot for Wednesday night’s cancelled Happy Valley card

20 Sep 2019 - 10:44PM

The Jockey Club will consult the government as it looks to find a new spot for Wednesday night’s cancelled Happy Valley card

Hong Kong racing season could be extended to replace lost meeting
Betfair Australia caves to Jockey Club demands and pulls exchange on Hong Kong racing

In a surprise move, the wagering company decides to stop operating on Sha Tin and Happy Valley meetings immediately

20 Sep 2019 - 10:44PM

In a surprise move, the wagering company decides to stop operating on Sha Tin and Happy Valley meetings immediately

Betfair Australia caves to Jockey Club demands and pulls exchange on Hong Kong racing
Hong Kong Jockey Club to go ahead with National Day race, but prepared to cancel again if protest risk threatens safety

Jockey Club chief executive Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges says scrapping Wednesday night’s meeting was ‘one-off’ sparked by fears of protests against horse owned by Junius Ho.

20 Sep 2019 - 10:26AM

Jockey Club chief executive Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges says scrapping Wednesday night’s meeting was ‘one-off’ sparked by fears of protests against horse owned by Junius Ho.

Hong Kong Jockey Club to go ahead with National Day race, but prepared to cancel again if protest risk threatens safety
Opinion | Controversial lawmaker Junius Ho holds Hong Kong racing hostage – and there are no winners

The pro-establishment politician creates a chaotic situation that puts the Jockey Club between a rock and a hard place Given the precedence and likely sentiment, is the Chinese National Day meeting on October 1 in doubt too?

18 Sep 2019 - 10:43PM

The pro-establishment politician creates a chaotic situation that puts the Jockey Club between a rock and a hard place Given the precedence and likely sentiment, is the Chinese National Day meeting on October 1 in doubt too?

Controversial lawmaker Junius Ho holds Hong Kong racing hostage – and there are no winners
Hong Kong Jockey Club cancels Happy Valley race meeting over threat of anti-government protests

Race organiser fears possible negative reaction to controversial pro-establishment lawmaker Junius Ho’s horse Hong Kong Bet running during Wednesday’s event.

19 Sep 2019 - 11:07AM

Race organiser fears possible negative reaction to controversial pro-establishment lawmaker Junius Ho’s horse Hong Kong Bet running during Wednesday’s event.

Hong Kong Jockey Club cancels Happy Valley race meeting over threat of anti-government protests
The Reliable Team of Frankie Lor and Zac Purton

The grey gelding is chasing a third-straight victory at Happy Valley on Wednesday night

17 Sep 2019 - 4:54PM

The grey gelding is chasing a third-straight victory at Happy Valley on Wednesday night

The Reliable Team of Frankie Lor and Zac Purton
Controversial figure Junius Ho drags Jockey Club into political mess

The Class Two Cheung Hong Handicap (1,000m) is being run as the opening race at Happy Valley on Wednesday night because the pro-establishment lawmaker’s horse Hong Kong Bet is entered

16 Sep 2019 - 10:03PM

The Class Two Cheung Hong Handicap (1,000m) is being run as the opening race at Happy Valley on Wednesday night because the pro-establishment lawmaker’s horse Hong Kong Bet is entered

Controversial figure Junius Ho drags Jockey Club into political mess