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D. Ferraris

Birthday: Aug 18, 1963

Nationality: South Africa

Background:
Age: 57. David Ferraris hails from a racing background, his father being the champion South African trainer Ormond: his son, Luke, is a champion apprentice jockey in South Africa. Ferraris began training in 1995 and won the South African trainers' title on four occasions, netting 25 G1 victories in well over 1,000 wins, with champions Classic Flag and Celtic Grove two of his most outstanding performers. Ferraris moved to Hong Kong in 2003/04 and will always be associated with six-time G1 winner Vengeance Of Rain, whose top level victories included the 2007 G1 Dubai Sheema Classic. Vengeance Of Rain went on to become the highest prize money winner in Hong Kong history until his earnings record was broken in 2010 by his old rival Viva Pataca.

Achievements:
South African Champion Trainer (1995, 1996, 1997, 2000).

Notable Race Wins Include
Hong Kong Cup (2005 Vengeance Of Rain), QEII Cup (2005 Vengeance Of Rain), Hong Kong Derby (2005 Vengeance Of Rain), Hong Kong Gold Cup (2007 Vengeance Of Rain), Champions & Chater Cup (2005 Vengeance Of Rain, 2012 Liberator), Hong Kong Classic Mile (2012 Sweet Orange), Dubai Sheema Classic (2007 Vengeance Of Rain), Durban July (1997 Super Quality, 1998 Classic Flag), Queen's Plate (1998 Divine Force), Daily News 2000 (2002 Fiery Fred), SA Classic (2003 Surveyor), Horse Chestnut Stakes (2003 Set Afire), Champion Stakes (2003 Set Afire), Gold Challenge (2003 Set Afire).

Hong Kong Career Wins
(at start of 2020/21 season): 439 (win strike rate: 6.03%).

General Performances
No of wins for season: 9
No of runs for season: 173
Win %: 5.2
No of wins for all weather: 1
No of 2nds for all weather: 1
No of 3rds for all weather: 1
All weather: 17
Total stakes: $10,791,000
Win stakes: $5,529,000
No of 2nds: 9
No of 3rds: 10
Percentage for season: 16.18
Profit/Loss: ($1,000)
Most Effective Distances
YearHappy ValleyShatin1000m-1200m1400m-1650m1800m-2000m2000m+
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
21777113223608247005474121250014
Performance
DistanceWin2nd3rdLostTotal RideWin%
Happy Valley100021091216.67
1200514304012.5
165003140440
180002110130
2200001340
ShatinAll weather12001004520
1650011790
1800000330
Turf1000000880
1200000550
140001116180
1600001230
1800000550
20001003425
2400000000
Odds of Runners
Draw Year<44-1010-2020+
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
212114546372234602086
Draw Statistic
Draw Year1-56-1011-14
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
21364704267821025
Trainer Partnerships
Trainer1st2nd3rdLostTotal
C. L. Chau3141119
J. Moreira20046
B. Shinn1001314
C. Soumillon12025
K. Teetan1021013
N. Callan1313136
A. Badel0021517
A. Hamelin0001111
C. Schofield00011
C. Y. Ho00011
H. N. Wong00022
H. W. Lai0202931
K. C. Leung00101
M. Barzalona00011
P-C Boudot00011
R. Moore00011
T. Marquand00011
T. Piccone00055
V. Borges01067