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Size has strong hand in Sunday’s G2 Jockey Club Sprint

Trainer John Size takes a full hand of five into Sunday’s HK$4.25 million BOCHK Wealth Management Jockey Club Sprint (1200m) and given the quality of the quintet, let alone the weight of numbers in a likely nine horse field, he has a strong chance to trump his rivals.

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Fownes hoping Bigwood can bloom again as Purton bids to stretch clear

The race for the Hong Kong jockeys’ championship has been neck and neck for the first 10 weeks of the season but the tide could be about to take an important turn in Zac Purton’s favour

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Preview and form for Happy Valley

Preview and form for the meeting at Happy Valley on Wednesday night - the eight race broadcast commences at 10.15pm AEST, 7.15pm HKST, on Sky Racing1 and Thoroughbred Central

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Raceday Focus

Watch Hong Kong Raceday Focus for the upcoming race meeting at Happy Valley on Wednesday night – Purton poised for a big night at the Valley.

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Moreira and Mosse to ride at Sha Tin on Sunday

Overseas jockeys granted a Visiting Jockey’s Licence to allow them to ride in The BOCHK Wealth Management Jockey Club Sprint (Group 2) scheduled to be conducted at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday

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Karis draws level but Zac fires back with the help of promising Lor pair

Karis Teetan drew level with Zac Purton at the top of the table on 24 winners at Sha Tin on Saturday when Danny Shum’s Clement Legend justified favouritism in R1, but Purton fired back by landing three of the next five races on Right Choice, Witness Hunter and You Have My Word.

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Sha Tin stewards' report

Hong Kong Jockey Club stewards' report from the meeting at Sha Tin on Saturday - Karis Teetan suspended for careless riding from November 28th to December 3rd, two Hong Kong racedays - Matthew Chadwick suspended for failing to ride his mount out from December 2nd to 6th, two Hong Kong racedays

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Sha Tin results and replays

Sha Tin results and replays from the meeting at Sha Tin on Saturday - Acceleration is perhaps the most priceless asset a racehorse can own and Rattan used his turn of foot

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Absent Gibson raises his bat for a double century as Rattan roars home in dramatic Panasonic Cup

Acceleration is perhaps the most priceless asset a racehorse can own and Rattan (126lb) used his turn of foot to telling effect at Sha Tin on Saturday afternoon to land a Panasonic Cup that prompted delight for Chad Schofield and a powerful sense of “what might have been” from connections of the pair who chased him home.

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Racing To Win race interviews prior to Saturday's Sha Tin meeting

Racing To Win race interviews prior to the meeting at Sha Tin on Saturday – Zac Purton leads the interviews discussing Right Choice, Paul O'Sullivan discusses Smart Patch.

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Hall says Little Giant faces big test on path towards LONGINES HKIR

Trainer David Hall says he’s as keen as anyone else to see how his promising galloper Little Giant measures up when he steps to Class 1 company in Saturday’s The Panasonic Cup (1400m) at Sha Tin.

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Moreira the new man for Hot King Prawn as Size shuffles his powerful sprint pack

The cream of John Size’s exceptional sprint division were in trial action on Friday morning as Hong Kong’s champion trainer broke the news that Joao Moreira will return to Hong Kong to partner Hot King Prawn in next weekend’s BOCHK Jockey Club Sprint (1200m)

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Preview and form for Sha Tin

Preview and form for the meeting at Sha Tin on Saturday - the 10 race broadcast commences at 4.00pm AEST, 1.00pm HKST, on Sky Racing2, from 6.35pm AEST on Sky Racing1 and from 7.05pm AEST on Sky Racing1 and Thoroughbred Central.

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HK Direct with this week's guest French jockey Alexis Badel

HK Direct - the informative weekly show with Edward Sadler - this week Edward talks with French jockey Alexis Badel about his winter riding contract in Hong Kong.

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Raceday Focus

Watch Hong Kong Raceday Focus for the upcoming race meeting at Sha Tin on Saturday – Freedman to say farewell at Sha Tin

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The Winning Factor with Alan Aitken

The Winning Factor - journalist and racing analyst Alan Aitken checks the Hong Kong form book picking out factors that he thinks will influence the outcome of two races at Sha Tin on Saturday.

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Happy Valley results and replays

Happy Valley results and replays from the meeting on Wednesday night - trainer Me Tsui’s hot Happy Valley form continued with a city track double courtesy of two horses prepared at the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s state-of-the art Conghua training facility.

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Happy Valley stewards' report

Hong Kong Jockey Club stewards' report from the meeting at Happy Valley on Wednesday night - jockey Zac Purton fined HK$5,000 for social media comment

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Little Bird breaks big Van Niekierk Happy Valley drought

First season jockey Grant Van Niekerk’s failure to ride a winner around what he described as a ‘tricky’ track, Happy Valley, had become quite the talking point for just about everybody in racing and a source of frustration for the man himself - so it was no surprise he allowed himself a little celebratory gesture as Little Bird won The American Club Challenge Cup (1200m) on Wednesday night

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