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Size believes “under-rated” Sight Spirit is a genuine Hong Kong Classic Mile threat

Bearing down on a record 12th trainers’ championship, John Size is hopeful Sight Spirit can continue an upward career trajectory and claim the HKD$12 million Hong Kong Classic Mile (1600m) at Sha Tin on Sunday (30 January). Trailing Frankie Lor 42-39 in the championship, Size will saddle Blaze Warrior (Antoine Hamelin) and Master Delight (Joao[...]
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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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Size trio thrives at Sha Tin trials

John Size remains optimistic over Hot King Prawn and Courier Wonder’s Group 2 BOCHK Private Banking Jockey Club Sprint (1200m) prospects at Sha Tin on Sunday (21 November) after the pair’s impressive trial performances Friday morning (12 November). Ridden by Vagner Borges, Hot King Prawn idled to the line in third place behind Douglas Whyte-trained[...]
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Shinn has faith in Sky Field

Blake Shinn is holding faith in Sky Field’s ability to bounce back after the chestnut produced a rousing first-past-the-post trial effort at Sha Tin Tuesday morning (9 November). Failing to fire a shot last start when 10th in the Group 2 Premier Bowl Handicap (1200m), the 120-rater couldn’t match his first-up heroics which saw him[...]
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