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Purton tops the charts with a Happy Valley double

It has taken 52 race meetings but a Zac Purton double at Happy Valley on Wednesday night meant the champion jockey poked his nose into the lead in the title race for the first time since late September.

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Van Niekerk hits three

Grant van Niekerk has struck a rich seam of success lately, and, with his trio on Wednesday night arriving on the back of a brace at Sha Tin last weekend, the South African is accelerating into a three-way race for third place in this season’s premiership

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Happy Valley results and replays

Happy Valley results and replays from the meeting on Wednesday night - Zac Purton and Joao Moreira are well clear of the rest of the jockeys’ pack but a fascinating secondary battle is taking shape after Grant van Niekerk bagged a hat-trick.

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Happy Valley stewards' report

Hong Kong Jockey Club stewards' report from the meeting at Happy Valley on Wednesday night - Grant van Niekerk on Best Alliance fined HK$120,000 and suspended for careless riding for three Hong Kong racedays

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HKJC grants licence to French jockey Antoine Hamelin

A Club Jockey’s licence granted to Antoine Hamelin for the period 25 March 2020 until the conclusion of the current 2019/2020 season

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Racing To Win race interviews prior to Wednesday's Happy Valley meeting

Racing To Win race interviews prior to the meeting at Happy Valley on Wednesday – Neil Callan leads the interviews discussing Winner's Heart and Super Lucky, Blake Shinn on Green Dispatch and his 'bitter sweet' second in Sunday's Derby, Joao Moreira on Dancing Fighter.

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Toughness required as Dancing Fighter shoots for a hat-trick

Dancing Fighter returns to action at Happy Valley on Wednesday night with top-weight, a wide draw and a three-month absence to overcome if he is to complete a hat-trick of wins - Shinn looking for the sweet taste of victory with Green Dispatch in Wednesday’s Class 4 Tin Wan Handicap (1650m)

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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 HKT, on Sky Racing1 and Thoroughbred Central - ThoroughbredNEWS has live streaming of the complete Hong Kong Jockey Club broadcast commencing at 9.45pm AEST

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Beauty Generation entered for Chairman's Trophy

Entries for the Sha Tin feature races, Chairman's Trophy and Sprint Cup, at Sunday, on April 5th - Beauty Generation entered for Group 2 Chairman's Trophy (1600m) - Hot Kong Prawn for Group 2 Sprint Cup (1200m)

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Golden glory for Ho and Lui in BMW Hong Kong Derby

Golden Sixty triumphed in an epic HK$20 million BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) at Sha Tin on Sunday to complete a brilliant whitewash of the Four-Year-Old Classic Series - the victory was a first in the race for jockey Vincent Ho

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Sha Tin stewards' report

Hong Kong Jockey Club stewards' report from the BMW Hong Kong Derby meeting at Sha Tin on Sunday - fines, reprimands and warnings

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Sha Tin results and replays

Sha Tin results and replays from the BMW Hong Kong Derby meeting at Sha Tin on Sunday.

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Racing To Win race interviews prior to Sunday's Hong Kong Derby meeting

Racing To Win race interviews prior to the BMW Hong Kong Derby meeting at Sha Tin on Sunday – Douglas Whyte on Evan Almighty and Derby Day, Chad Schofield on Yee Cheong Pegasus and his Derby ride Decrypt, Francis Lui on Golden Sixty and More Than This, John Size after the Derby barrier draw

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Flashback to Vengeance Of Rain's 2005 Hong Kong Derby win

Who remembers Vengeance Of Rain's dominant 2005 win? It's a cracker. #HKDerby #HKracing

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The Winning Factor with Alan Aitken

The Winning Factor - form analyst Alan Aitken examines the Hong Kong form book for winning factors on two runners to follow at the BMW Hong Kong Derby at Sha Tin on Sunday.

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Butterfield flies South American banner in Sunday’s Hong Kong Derby

South American imports haven’t had the impact in Hong Kong that arrivals from Australasia and Europe have had, but this Sunday at Sha Tin, the Danny Shum-trained Butterfield will attempt to raise the profile with victory in the HK$20 million BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m).

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Lui has Golden Sixty and More Than This ready for BMW Hong Kong Derby reckoning

Francis Lui has the strongest hand of any trainer heading into Sunday’s HK$20 million BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) but that doesn’t mean he’s counting his chickens yet.

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Preview and form for Sha Tin

Preview and form for the BMW Hong Kong Derby meeting at Sha Tin on Sunday - the 10 race broadcast commences at 4.00pm AEST, 1.00pm HKT, on Sky Racing2, from 6.00pm AEST on Sky Racing1 and from 7.35pm AEST on Sky Racing1 and Thoroughbred Central - ThoroughbredNEWS has live streaming of the complete Hong Kong Jockey Club broadcast commencing at 3.30pm AEST

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Flashback to Luger's 2015 Hong Kong Derby win

Here's @zpurton's first win in the race aboard Luger in 2015... will the three-time champion jockey claim another on Sunday? #HKDerby #HKracing

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HK Direct previews the Hong Kong Derby on Sunday

HK Direct, the informative weekly preview show, Andrew Le Jeune, Edward Sadler and Graham Cunningham preview one of the biggest races on the Hong Kong calendar - hear from Vincent Ho as he looks to become the first local rider since 1995 to win the Derby

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