Author: David Morgan

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Foodie for So

Chris So’s season has been laboured but the handler saddled his fourth winner inside of three weeks when Foodie Princess nailed his second course and distance success on the bounce in the Class 4 Tiu Keng Leng Handicap (1650m) at Sha Tin’s eight-race all-weather track fixture last night, Wednesday, 19 February. “It was slow in[...]
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Righteous ride seals Moreira hat-trick

Joao Moreira’s brilliant form continued last night as the championship leader sealed a hat-trick with a ride of composed aplomb at Sha Tin’s eight-race all-weather track fixture, Wednesday, 19 February. On Sunday past, the Brazilian ace set perfect leader’s fractions to earn an unlikely Group 1 win on Time Warp, but yesterday evening’s piece de[...]
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Galaxy sparkles at long odds

Ping Hai Galaxy was an unconsidered 159/1 chance to win yesterday (Wednesday, 12 February) evening’s finale, the Class 3 Fo Tan Handicap (1200m) at Happy Valley, but John Size’s charge belied those odds with a comfortable win under Matthew Poon. The four-year-old had been unplaced at each of his five previous starts, which included running[...]
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Victory In Hand aims for a hat-trick

Tonight (Wednesday 12 February) at Happy Valley, the Francis Lui-trained Victory In Hand (117lb) will be one of three horses seeking a hat-trick in a cracking finale to the eight-contest card, the Class 3 Fo Tan Handicap (1200m), a race which also features the impressive first-up winner Californiadeepshot (133lb). Karis Teetan partnered Victory In Hand[...]
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Another Van Niekerk double

Jockey Grant van Niekerk has maintained his good form since the start of the year, and, after a double on Sunday, followed up with a brace yesterday evening at Happy Valley (Wednesday, 5 February) to make it 28 wins for the campaign so far. The South African galvanized the Me Tsui-trained Good For You (129lb)[...]
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Methane sparks for Hewitson

Lyle Hewitson has found a loyal ally in trainer David Ferraris and the pair teamed up with Methane to land the night’s trophy race, the Class 4 Craigengower Cricket Club Challenge Cup Handicap (1650m) at Happy Valley last night (Wednesday, 5 February). Hewitson endured a long lean run before opening his Hong Kong account at[...]
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