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Tipsters Profile


Racing Editor

Alan has worked in all facets of the media and has gone on to become one of its most respected writers, with most of his previous work appearing in the Sydney Morning Herald before joining SCMP in 2001. He also has extensive magazine and radio experience, and is a highly regarded form and video analyst.


Racing Writer

Australian journalist Michael Cox had considerable experience as a writer and radio broadcaster in his homeland, covering thoroughbred and harness racing as well as other major sports, before making the move to the Post in 2011.


Form Guide Editor

Tom has been passionate about racing since he was a child and spent the past decade covering the sport around Australia across all mediums, before moving to Hong Kong and joining the SCMP racing team at the start of the 2016-17 season.


Racing Writer

Phillip Woo has long shown a passion for horse racing dating back to his earlier years in Canada where he learned some of the ropes during summer recess for his father's stable. He arrived in Hong Kong in 1994 and has worked extensively in the racing media since.


Statistics Editor

Vincent Wong (Shannon) is a horse racing fan since Tony Cruz won Colonial Chief on the Invitation Cup and works at SCMP as a key member of the racing team. He has been the Racing Post's leading tipster (win bets) for the past two seasons.



Brett began in the racing media in his native South Australia in 1995, moving to Tasmania in 2002 before spending a season as a broadcaster in Singapore. He came to Hong Kong in 2006 and is the now the Jockey Club’s number one English racecaller.