Australian jockey Zac Purton remains locked in a enthralling tussle with arch-rival Joao Moreira as he tries to defend his Hong Kong jockeys’ premiership crown.
Furore and a storm are Tony Cruz’s two fears as he prepares Exultant for what he hopes will be another major success in the G1 Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup (2400m) at Sha Tin on Sunday, 24 May.
Helene Leadingstar (119lb) will attempt to complete a hat-trick of wins when he takes on four rivals in the G3 Queen Mother Memorial Cup Handicap (2400m) at Sha Tin on Sunday, 3 May.
If any horse can stop Beauty Generation from winning a record third FWD G1 Champions Mile at Sha Tin on Sunday, 26 April, the form book suggests it’s most likely to be Waikuku.
Jockeys’ championship protagonists Zac Purton and Joao Moreira have continued to trade blows in recent weeks and that looks set to continue on Sunday’s (19 April) 10-race Sha Tin card, with their rivalry highlighted in the clash of rising youngsters Mighty Giant (132lb) and Juneau Park (119lb).
Transcendent will attempt to maintain a perfect start to his Hong Kong career when he lines up under a new pilot in a smoking hot Class 2 Chak On Handicap (1200m) at Sha Tin on Sunday (29 March).