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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: 13
No of runs for season: 156
Win %: 8.33
No of wins for all weather: 0
No of 2nds for all weather: 0
No of 3rds for all weather: 1
All weather: 13
Total stakes: $16,064,932
Win stakes: $10,535,310
No of 2nds: 6
No of 3rds: 8
Percentage for season: 17.31
Profit/Loss: $925
Most Effective Distances
YearHappy ValleyShatin1000m-1200m1400m-1650m1800m-2000m2000m+
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
2061463754937448052359101160001
Performance
DistanceWin2nd3rdLostTotal RideWin%
Happy Valley10001017911.11
120011026283.57
1650402142020
1800001560
2200000000
ShatinAll weather1200001890
1650000440
1800000000
Turf10001017911.11
1200431172516
140002125280
16001006714.29
18001007812.5
2000000220
2400000110
Odds of Runners
Draw Year<44-1010-2020+
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
2062218422321144221064
Draw Statistic
Draw Year1-56-1011-14
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
20534637246611027
Trainer Partnerships
Trainer1st2nd3rdLostTotal
M. F. Poon5133948
Z. Purton5221221
C. Keane10001
H. N. Wong10001
K. H. Chan10023
A. Badel00123
B. Shinn01078
C. Y. Ho0101718
G. van Niekerk00044
J. McDonald00022
J. Moreira00189
K. C. Leung00011
K. Teetan00112
L. Hewitson00077
M. Chadwick00044
N. Callan01034
O. Murphy00011
R. Bayliss00055
T. H. So0001414