Author: David Morgan

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Lui’s Victory

Victory In Hand made all under Karis Teetan to break his maiden in the Class 4 Hong Kong Golf Club Centenary Cup Handicap (1200m) at Happy Valley last night (Wednesday, 11 December). The Francis Lui-trained four-year-old had raced well enough in defeat in five starts at Sha Tin – the last two down the 1000m[...]
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De Sousa’s feeling the Power ahead of IJC defence

Hong Kong ‘gets’ Silvestre de Sousa. It has for a good while now. The city’s racing fans, its owners, its trainers, all of them hardheaded judges conditioned to appreciate jockeys endowed with strength, savvy, that all-important ‘fighting heart’, and, above all, an uncanny ability to win – they ‘get’ de Sousa. The Brazilian, for his[...]
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Monte’s Cup

Mister Monte carried off yesterday afternoon’s (Sunday, 1 December) second trophy race, the Class 4 Chinese General Chamber of Commerce Cup Handicap (1800m, dirt) at Sha Tin. Silvestre de Sousa’s trademark power drove the Hussonet gelding to a two-length score in the dirt track contest, to give trainer Michael Chang a fourth win this season.[...]
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More for Shum

Lucky More was value for a good deal more than the four and a quarter-length winning margin in the Class 4 Chevalier Construction Handicap (1000m), at Sha Tin yesterday afternoon (Saturday, 23 November), his second career start. Zac Purton barely twitched on the three-year-old for a sauntering win in 56.01s. That made up for a[...]
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Three for Ricky Yiu

Trainer Ricky Yiu has his string in fine form and bossed the early part of the card at Happy Valley last night (Wednesday, 20 November) with wins in three of the first four races. That treble took his tally for the season to 17 and lifted him to the top of the premiership. Chad Schofield[...]
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