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Frankie Lor moves closer to championship

Clasping an imposing lead over John Size in the Hong Kong trainers’ championship, Frankie Lor refuses to believe the battle with his former mentor is over despite edging to a seven-win buffer after My Ecstatic’s authoritative victory at Happy Valley on Tuesday night (June 28). Attempting to land the championship for the first time, Lor[...]
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Title race brews as Lor targets dirt feature with Money Catcher; No stopping Hewitson

This season’s trainers’ championship is unfolding as a battle royal between Frankie Lor and John Size with the former preparing to pull out all of the stops and repel the 11-time champion’s expected onslaught across the term’s remaining 21 race meetings. Currently leading his former mentor 68-65 ahead of the campaign’s 68th fixture, Lor hit[...]
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Zac Purton breaks Douglas Whyte’s prizemoney record ahead of IJC defence

Zac Purton has overtaken Douglas Whyte’s all-time Hong Kong prizemoney record by posting a double as the perfect prelude to his title defence of the International Jockeys’ Championship (IJC) at Happy Valley on Wednesday (8 December). Trailing 13-time champion jockey Whyte’s record haul of HKD$1,587,210,086 – accumulated from 1,813 wins – Purton started the meeting[...]
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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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Hewitson’s breakthrough

It was a long time coming but Lyle Hewitson got his first Hong Kong win at his 141st attempt thanks to a well-judged all-the-way win on Last Kingdom in the finale, the Class 3 Pak Tam Chung Handicap (1650m) at Sha Tin yesterday afternoon, (Sunday 29 December). The two-time South African champion had his fellow[...]
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