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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Zac Purton concedes reaching mark for most wins in a term will be ‘difficult’

The superstar Australian notches his 150th victory of the season on Sunday but is in a race against time to get the all-time Hong Kong record

24 Jun 2019 - 8:39PM

The superstar Australian notches his 150th victory of the season on Sunday but is in a race against time to get the all-time Hong Kong record

Zac Purton concedes reaching mark for most wins in a term will be ‘difficult’
Paul O’Sullivan’s neatly named Chicken Dance shows his promise at Sha Tin

He is not the only unusually named horse in Hong Kong but Paul O’Sullivan explains the thinking behind it

24 Jun 2019 - 9:03AM

He is not the only unusually named horse in Hong Kong but Paul O’Sullivan explains the thinking behind it

Paul O’Sullivan’s neatly named Chicken Dance shows his promise at Sha Tin
Rise High can be ‘the next big thing for Hong Kong racing’: Caspar Fownes

The trainer’s belief in the five-year-old is rewarded with a convincing victory in the Group Three Premier Plate at Sha Tin on Sunday

23 Jun 2019 - 10:22PM

The trainer’s belief in the five-year-old is rewarded with a convincing victory in the Group Three Premier Plate at Sha Tin on Sunday

Rise High can be ‘the next big thing for Hong Kong racing’: Caspar Fownes
Jockey Club’s world pool off to a solid start, Fight Hero retires

The early figures from the new initiative, in use for the first time at Royal Ascot, are positive

20 Jun 2019 - 10:16PM

The early figures from the new initiative, in use for the first time at Royal Ascot, are positive

Jockey Club’s world pool off to a solid start, Fight Hero retires
Jockey Club apologises for going overboard in handling anti-extradition law protester at Sha Tin

The director of security and integrity acknowledges their reaction was ‘not quite appropriate’ in dealing with the part-time photographer on Sunday

17 Jun 2019 - 5:09PM

The director of security and integrity acknowledges their reaction was ‘not quite appropriate’ in dealing with the part-time photographer on Sunday

Jockey Club apologises for going overboard in handling anti-extradition law protester at Sha Tin
‘Give me liberty or give me death’: protester makes presence felt at Sha Tin

While more than a million people marched against the government’s proposed extradition bill, one man puts up a placard at the races

16 Jun 2019 - 10:02PM

While more than a million people marched against the government’s proposed extradition bill, one man puts up a placard at the races

‘Give me liberty or give me death’: protester makes presence felt at Sha Tin
When needing a Touch Of Luck, Velcro malfunction burns punters

The $1.5 favourite goes under after his head piece comes loose during a race at Sha Tin on Wednesday night

13 Jun 2019 - 8:59PM

The $1.5 favourite goes under after his head piece comes loose during a race at Sha Tin on Wednesday night

When needing a Touch Of Luck, Velcro malfunction burns punters
Fame And Fortune for a night while Michael Chang secures prized victory at Sha Tin

The David Hall-trained four-year-old breaks through on the all-weather track, notching his maiden win at start number 10

13 Jun 2019 - 1:26AM

The David Hall-trained four-year-old breaks through on the all-weather track, notching his maiden win at start number 10

Fame And Fortune for a night while Michael Chang secures prized victory at Sha Tin
Aldo Domeyer responds to Sha Tin pressure: ‘I knew I had to break the duck’

The South African’s double on Saturday puts him in a good position to enjoy a fruitful Hong Kong career after earning a licence extension

10 Jun 2019 - 6:54PM

The South African’s double on Saturday puts him in a good position to enjoy a fruitful Hong Kong career after earning a licence extension

Aldo Domeyer responds to Sha Tin pressure: ‘I knew I had to break the duck’
Francis Lui lands hat-trick with Golden Sixty while Vincent Ho reaches his first 50

The leading local jockey wins on the three-year-old again to continue the best season of his career

8 Jun 2019 - 9:50PM

The leading local jockey wins on the three-year-old again to continue the best season of his career

Francis Lui lands hat-trick with Golden Sixty while Vincent Ho reaches his first 50
Zac Purton’s season of milestones continues as he notches 1,000th winner

The Australian becomes just the second jockey to reach the four-figure mark in the history of Hong Kong racing

8 Jun 2019 - 9:50PM

The Australian becomes just the second jockey to reach the four-figure mark in the history of Hong Kong racing

Zac Purton’s season of milestones continues as he notches 1,000th winner
Alberto Sanna determined to make the most of his opportunities after nasty run of injuries

The Italian jockey is back in action at Sha Tin on Saturday after securing a licence extension for next season

7 Jun 2019 - 2:51PM

The Italian jockey is back in action at Sha Tin on Saturday after securing a licence extension for next season

Alberto Sanna determined to make the most of his opportunities after nasty run of injuries
Chad Schofield believes in Guy Dragon: ‘I expect him to win again’

Chris So’s four-year-old can continue his upwards progression at Sha Tin on Saturday

7 Jun 2019 - 12:59PM

Chris So’s four-year-old can continue his upwards progression at Sha Tin on Saturday

Chad Schofield believes in Guy Dragon: ‘I expect him to win again’
When it comes to injured riders, silence from the Jockey Club is deafening

Apprentice Victor Wong remains in hospital after being seriously injured at trackwork last week

6 Jun 2019 - 10:11PM

Apprentice Victor Wong remains in hospital after being seriously injured at trackwork last week

When it comes to injured riders, silence from the Jockey Club is deafening
Blake Shinn and Lyle Hewitson join Hong Kong jockey ranks

The Australian star has 21 Group Ones to his name, while the South African young gun booted home 184 winners last season

6 Jun 2019 - 11:04PM

The Australian star has 21 Group Ones to his name, while the South African young gun booted home 184 winners last season

Blake Shinn and Lyle Hewitson join Hong Kong jockey ranks
Zac Purton’s wizardry creates a new competition – trying to book him

The Australian’s incredible run of form continues at Happy Valley on Wednesday night as he collects another four winners.

6 Jun 2019 - 12:16AM

The Australian’s incredible run of form continues at Happy Valley on Wednesday night as he collects another four winners.

Zac Purton’s wizardry creates a new competition – trying to book him
Aldo Domeyer wants pace as he tries to continue strong Happy Valley form

The South African jumps aboard winning chances Everbrave and Righteous Mate at the city track on Wednesday night

4 Jun 2019 - 11:50AM

The South African jumps aboard winning chances Everbrave and Righteous Mate at the city track on Wednesday night

Aldo Domeyer wants pace as he tries to continue strong Happy Valley form
Jockey Club to determine riders’ futures – who comes, who goes?

The licensing committee assembles later this week for its most important meeting of the season, determining the roster for next season

3 Jun 2019 - 6:52PM

The licensing committee assembles later this week for its most important meeting of the season, determining the roster for next season

Jockey Club to determine riders’ futures – who comes, who goes?
Beauty Generation would have given Yasuda Kinen ‘a shake’: John Moore

The top trainer says he is happy he did not make the trip to Japan with his superstar despite seeing the two favourites Almond Eye and Danon Premium go under on Sunday

2 Jun 2019 - 10:15PM

The top trainer says he is happy he did not make the trip to Japan with his superstar despite seeing the two favourites Almond Eye and Danon Premium go under on Sunday

Beauty Generation would have given Yasuda Kinen ‘a shake’: John Moore
Beauty Generation is missing, but Almond Eye and Danon Premium shape up in juicy Yasuda Kinen

Japan’s queen of the turf drops back to 1,600m but jockey Christophe Lemaire says it will be ‘no problem at all’

1 Jun 2019 - 5:18PM

Japan’s queen of the turf drops back to 1,600m but jockey Christophe Lemaire says it will be ‘no problem at all’

Beauty Generation is missing, but Almond Eye and Danon Premium shape up in juicy Yasuda Kinen
Jockey Club makes desperate money grab as turnover plummets

An extra race appears out of the blue on Sunday as year-on-year betting drops over HK$500 million in May

30 May 2019 - 7:11PM

An extra race appears out of the blue on Sunday as year-on-year betting drops over HK$500 million in May

Jockey Club makes desperate money grab as turnover plummets
Opinion | What does Hong Kong’s dominance mean for the future of the Kranji Mile?

Southern Legend’s effort ensures most of the S$1.5 million purse leaves Singapore again, how long will there be an appetite for that?

27 May 2019 - 8:46PM

Southern Legend’s effort ensures most of the S$1.5 million purse leaves Singapore again, how long will there be an appetite for that?

What does Hong Kong’s dominance mean for the future of the Kranji Mile?
Zac Purton’s 24 hours of power – sensational in Singapore, six at Sha Tin

The Australian superstar shows his class with a peerless weekend in the saddle across two countries

26 May 2019 - 11:14PM

The Australian superstar shows his class with a peerless weekend in the saddle across two countries

Zac Purton’s 24 hours of power – sensational in Singapore, six at Sha Tin
Caspar Fownes’ globetrotter Southern Legend goes back-to-back in Kranji Mile

The six-year-old secures his second victory in the S$1.5 million feature with a dominant display, kicking off a big weekend for his jockey Zac Purton

25 May 2019 - 11:10PM

The six-year-old secures his second victory in the S$1.5 million feature with a dominant display, kicking off a big weekend for his jockey Zac Purton

Caspar Fownes’ globetrotter Southern Legend goes back-to-back in Kranji Mile
Tony Millard brings superior horse to Singapore but already ‘on the back foot’

The South African trainer looks to go one better in the Kranji Mile after finishing second last year

24 May 2019 - 9:31PM

The South African trainer looks to go one better in the Kranji Mile after finishing second last year

Tony Millard brings superior horse to Singapore but already ‘on the back foot’
Southern Legend set to defend Kranji Mile title as owner espouses virtues of travelling

Boniface Ho draws barrier two for Saturday’s S$1.5 million contest and thinks more Hong Kong horses should compete overseas

23 May 2019 - 10:59PM

Boniface Ho draws barrier two for Saturday’s S$1.5 million contest and thinks more Hong Kong horses should compete overseas

Southern Legend set to defend Kranji Mile title as owner espouses virtues of travelling
Opinion | Who are the most exciting young horses in Hong Kong?

Champion’s Way suffers his first defeat on Saturday, but he is still one of the most promising gallopers in the jurisdiction

20 May 2019 - 8:39PM

Champion’s Way suffers his first defeat on Saturday, but he is still one of the most promising gallopers in the jurisdiction

Who are the most exciting young horses in Hong Kong?
John Size not disappointed but punters see Red (Warrior) as Champion’s Way goes under

The rising star’s winning streak ends at five as the 80-1 stablemate causes a huge upset at Sha Tin on Saturday

18 May 2019 - 10:46PM

The rising star’s winning streak ends at five as the 80-1 stablemate causes a huge upset at Sha Tin on Saturday

John Size not disappointed but punters see Red (Warrior) as Champion’s Way goes under
Conghua’s influence keeps building, Hong Kong jockeys in demand

The mainland provides half the winners from Wednesday night’s card while Zac Purton and Karis Teetan are booked for Singapore assignments

16 May 2019 - 5:55PM

The mainland provides half the winners from Wednesday night’s card while Zac Purton and Karis Teetan are booked for Singapore assignments

Conghua’s influence keeps building, Hong Kong jockeys in demand
Karis Teetan and Tony Cruz continue to be a good Hong Kong Bet

The pair continue their exceptional season, combining for a double at the Valley to take their win tally as a duo to 28

16 May 2019 - 5:15AM

The pair continue their exceptional season, combining for a double at the Valley to take their win tally as a duo to 28

Karis Teetan and Tony Cruz continue to be a good Hong Kong Bet