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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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Huge weight concession gives Singapore Sling hope against Beauty Generation

Singapore Sling will attempt the seemingly insurmountable task of defeating Beauty Generation in Sunday’s (20 October) Group 2 Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy Handicap (1600m), with trainer Tony Millard taking heart from his gelding’s previous plucky attempts. The six-year-old was a closing second to the champ 12 months ago and the margin of half a[...]
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