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D. Hall

Birthday: Oct 27, 1963

Nationality: Australia

Background:
Age: 55. David Hall was born in Adelaide, the son of trainer Joe Hall. He began training at Morphettville in 1988 and moved to Melbourne five years later. Best known at home for winning the Melbourne Cup in 2003 with the brilliant Makybe Diva, he also trained Silent Witness before the champion sprinter switched to Hong Kong. Hall began his training career in Hong Kong in 2004/05. Absolute Champion's victory in the G1 Hong Kong Sprint is his Hong Kong highlight to date. In the 2018/19 season he saddled two G3 winners, Ho Ho Khan (Queen Mother Memorial Cup) and Little Giant (Sha Tin Vase).

Notable Race Wins Include
Hong Kong Sprint (2006 Absolute Champion), Chairman's Sprint Prize (2007 Absolute Champion), Centenary Sprint Cup (2008 Absolute Champion), Melbourne Cup (2003 Makybe Diva), Sydney Cup (2004 Makybe Diva), Oakleigh Plate (1995 Khaptingly), Australasian Oaks (1999 Episode), South Australian Oaks (1999 Episode), Salinger Stakes (1999 Pharein), Victoria Derby (2000 Hit The Roof), Brisbane Cup (2003 Piachay).

Hong Kong Career Wins
(at start of 2019/20 season): 447 (win strike rate: 8.65%).

General Performances
No of wins for season: 11
No of runs for season: 109
Win %: 10.09
No of wins for all weather: 0
No of 2nds for all weather: 0
No of 3rds for all weather: 1
All weather: 10
Total stakes: $13,474,128
Win stakes: $9,295,560
No of 2nds: 5
No of 3rds: 5
Percentage for season: 19.27
Profit/Loss: ($107)
Most Effective Distances
YearHappy ValleyShatin1000m-1200m1400m-1650m1800m-2000m2000m+
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
206124454365632535224600190001
Performance
DistanceWin2nd3rdLostTotal RideWin%
Happy Valley100012120244.17
120034272813.7
1650937456414.06
180012215205
22001003425
ShatinAll weather120041334429.52
165001111130
1800001560
Turf1200001120
1800000110
2200000000
100011421273.7
1200887507310.96
140047682994.04
1600302242910.34
1800521111926.32
2000002680
2200000110
24001002333.33
Odds of Runners
Draw Year<44-1010-2020+
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
2052214421201023211043
Draw Statistic
Draw Year1-56-1011-14
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
20431396245210018
Trainer Partnerships
Trainer1st2nd3rdLostTotal
Z. Purton512917
M. F. Poon4112531
C. Keane10001
K. H. Chan10012
A. Badel00022
B. Shinn01056
C. Y. Ho0101314
G. van Niekerk00011
J. McDonald00022
J. Moreira00134
K. C. Leung00011
K. Teetan00112
L. Hewitson00066
M. Chadwick00044
N. Callan01034
O. Murphy00011
R. Bayliss00044
T. H. So00077