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Teetan strikes four as Eagle soars

Lakeshore Eagle soared to a third win on the bounce and initiated a mid-card four-timer for Karis Teetan who continued a flaming streak at Sha Tin on Sunday, 14 June. While Zac Purton and Joao Moreira are grinding out the odd win or two, ploughing through treacle in their battle for the jockeys’ championship, Teetan[...]
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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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Another haul for Joao Moreira

Joao Moreira grabbed his 31st Hong Kong four-timer, taking his tally at the top of the premiership to 69 and increasing his lead over rival Zac Purton to nine, with the season’s halfway point approaching fast. Midway through his seventh season in Hong Kong, the ‘Magic Man’ has now bagged at least four wins in[...]
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Albert ends So’s wait

Chris So ended a run of 56 days and 84 runners without a winner, stretching back to 4 December, when Master Albert put his best foot forward in section three of the Class 4 Kennedy Handicap (1200m) at Happy Valley last night (Wednesday, 29 January). “Finally!” the trainer said. “Over a month with no winner;[...]
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Star ready to fulfill his potential

Amazing Star (124lb) has had his fair share of hiccups along the way but his five-and-a-half length win last-start highlighted Zac Purton’s strong opinion of him and the champion jockey is looking for a follow-up in the Class 3 Venus Handicap (1200m) at Happy Valley tonight (18 December). “He’s always shown that he has had[...]
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Unicorn sprints to Cup win

Zac Purton had to settle for second in the afternoon’s feature as Classic Unicorn (116lb) made it two from two in the afternoon’s feature, the Class 3 Members Cup Handicap (1000m). The champ had been in the plate for the three-year-old’s debut but handed the reins to Derek Leung when the Chris So-trained gelding was[...]
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Purton fells records

One week on from a brilliant six-timer, Zac Purton was at it again, matching that haul to maintain his searing form. The champion jockey ended the day on 140 wins for the season, four more than the personal best tally he set last year on the way to his second premiership – his win strike[...]
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Tasty Croissant

Mr Croissant (118lb) will chase some Saturday silverware in the Class 3 Hong Kong Jockey Club Community Trophy Handicap (1200m). Chris So’s charge is another bright young prospect and aims for a hat-trick at start four. Regan Bayliss maintains the partnership after driving the three-year-old to a neck success last time over Racing Fighter. “He[...]
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