Melbourne Cup hero Brett Prebble has added another major notch to the belt of his career riding his 600th Hong Kong winner.
Brett Prebble brings Green Moon (IRE) back to scale after winning the 2012 Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington, picture Sportpix.com.au
Prebble rode a winning double at Sha Tin on Wednesday night just eight days after piloting Green Moon (IRE) to Group 1 Melbourne Cup success at Flemington on Tuesday, November 6th.
He won comfortably aboard the Casper Fownes trained Elusive Quality gelding Fiery Raider in the first of the programme, the Class 5 Pak Tin Handicap (1200m)' before surging home on the John Moore trained Frederick Engels in the last race, the Class 2 Chak On Handicap (1200m), to continue a stellar November run of form.
Prebble, who won the Group 1 Golden Slipper aboard Crystal Lily in 2010, has been riding in Hong Kong for eight years.
Wednesday's double takes Prebble to 15 winners for the Hong Kong season to-date, five behind the leader fellow ex-pat Australian jockey Zac Purton.