Zac Purton

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Luck in the last?

If the battle for the trainers’ championship does go right to the wire at Sha Tin on Sunday (14 July), the John Moore trained Thanks Forever (120lb) will have to overcome 13 rivals in a hot race which also features the John Size duo of Hezthewonforus (121lb) and Mr So And So (121lb). Thanks Forever[...]
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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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Purton’s Touch

Zac Purton requires six wins from the final two meetings to match Joao Moreira’s single season record of 170 wins. The champion jockey – fresh off a six-timer on Sunday – has enjoyed a rich partnership with John Moore in recent months and the duo will team up with Tashidelek in the Class 3 Sweet[...]
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Moore needs Magic

Purton secured a double on Wednesday (3 July) night and will look to help John Moore close the two-win gap on John Size in the race for the trainers’ premiership, when he rides Magic Success (131lb) in the Class 4 Beas River Country Club Handicap (1400m). “It’s all just tempo related for him, if he[...]
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Purton takes two, Moore closes in

Zac Purton followed a four-timer at Sha Tin last weekend with a double at Happy Valley (3 July) that began with victory on the promising Reliable Team. Frankie Lor’s three-year-old made it two from two with a three and a half-length success in the Class 4 Sham Chung Handicap (1200m). “He did a good job,[...]
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Aethero can fly high

John Moore has Zac Purton’s services for arguably the most exciting of all of Hong Kong’s young guns, the unbeaten two-year-old Aethero (123lb), who steps up to handicap company for the first time in the Class 3 Riding High Together Handicap (1200m) at Sha Tin on Monday (1 July). “We’ll get to see what he’s[...]
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Special delivers

Zac Purton has always said it would be a difficult task for him to match Moreira’s single season record of 170 wins, and he will need everything to fall his way in the five remaining fixtures if he is to get there. The champion jockey ended the night 18 wins shy of the target after[...]
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Chicken Dance for 150

Zac Purton bagged his 150th win of the campaign when Chicken Dance took the Class 4 Kau To Shan Handicap (1200m) by three and a quarter lengths at Sha Tin yesterday afternoon, Sunday, 23 June. That followed a score for the champion jockey atop the Dennis Yip-trained Ho Ho Feel in the 2000m Class 4.[...]
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