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Purton’s Mighty four

Champion jockey Zac Purton sealed a four-timer at Sha Tin on Saturday, 14 March and in doing so closed the gap on premiership leader Joao Moreira to four wins. “It’s just a matter of turning up every meeting, trying to ride winners and if we can make a race of it, we will,” Purton said.[...]
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Alexis Badel scorches on Flame

Alexis Badel has enjoyed a successful winter stint, and, with his contract up at the end of February, the Frenchman nailed a treble on the unbeaten Inner Flame (122lb) to take his running total to a meritorious 19 wins. The Douglas Whyte-trained galloper had an awkward draw in gate nine and Badel found himself wide[...]
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Whyte’s New Year double

Douglas Whyte’s rich vein of form straddled the turn-of-the-year. The first-season handler snared the last race of 2019 with Last Kingdom and took the first race in 2020 when Iron Boy dug deep to take the Class 4 Palm Handicap (1400m) by a neck under Karis Teetan at Sha Tin yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, 1 January).[...]
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Purton needs five

Zac Purton arrived at the Happy Valley track last night (Wednesday, 10 July) knowing that he must maintain his impressive momentum if he is to stand any chance of surpassing Moreira’s record of 170 wins in a Hong Kong season. A double took his tally to 166. The Australian was sharp off the mark, snaring[...]
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