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HKJC purchased four colts from Gold Coast sale

The Hong Kong Jockey Club came away from the 2022 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale last week with four colts purchased for a combined outlay of AU$1.88 million

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Wellington’s best still to come

Group 1 action returns this Sunday to Sha Tin with a pair of top-level contests, highlighted by the reappearance of Golden Sixty as well as a hot renewal of the Centenary Sprint Cup (1200m) which Alexis Badel is gunning for aboard Wellington.

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Beauty Joy for Purton at the Valley

Gearing up for a huge fortnight of Hong Kong racing, Zac Purton heads to Happy Valley this Wednesday evening looking to maintain the momentum and ultimately to chase a fifth riding title.

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Preview and form for Happy Valley

Preview and form for the meeting at Happy Valley on Wednesday night - the nine race broadcast commences at 9.45pm AEST, 6.15pm HKT, on Sky Racing1 and Thoroughbred Central - ThoroughbredNEWS has live streaming of the complete Hong Kong Jockey Club broadcast commencing at 9.15pm AEST

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The Davis Files - Sha Tin review

The Davis Files - the comprehensive review of the meeting at Sha Tin on Sunday, January 16th, 2022 - Run Of The Race - Romantic Warrior looks set to give the 4YO Classic Mile a big shake in a fortnight’s time, keeping his unbeaten record in tact against some of his toughest opposition to date

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Purton praises California Spangle

Zac Purton logged a double at Sha Tin on Sunday and while he is committed to Danny Shum’s Packing Victory he was effusive in his praise of Tony Cruz’s California Spangle, who dominated the Class 2 Chak On Handicap (1200m) to forge into calculations for the Hong Kong Classic Mile (1600m)

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Joao Moreira flush with Hong Kong Classic Mile options after Sha Tin four-timer

Triumphant after a Sha Tin quartet on Sunday, Joao Moreira will deliberate overnight before deciding which of the several leading contenders he will ride in the HK$12 million Hong Kong Classic Mile (1600m) on Sunday, 30 January

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Sha Tin stewards' report

Hong Kong Jockey Club stewards' report from the meeting at Sha Tin on Sunday - the Stewards concluded the inquiry into the fall in the Group 1 HK Sprint (1200m) on December 12th and found that the incident occurred as a result of Amazing Star going amiss and that there were no other factors associated with the incident

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Sha Tin results and replays

Sha Tin results and replays from the meeting held on Sunday - Joao Moreira will deliberate before deciding which of the several leading contenders he will ride in the HK$12 million Hong Kong Classic Mile (1600m) on Sunday, 30 January

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The Davis Files - Sha Tin

Brett Davis - Selections - Sha Tin - 16/01/22 - Captain Win arrived in Hong Kong with a decent reputation and it is easy to see why - he is a brute that possesses a high level of ability and a superb turn of foot - his closing 600m last outing was enormous in a race dominated by horses on speed

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

Racing To Win race interviews prior to the meeting at Sha Tin on Sunday – Alexis Badel leads the interviews discussing Lightning Bolt - Luke Ferraris on Joyful Genius - Joao Moreira on Sight Spirit - Zac Purton on California Spirit - David Hayes on Lucky With You.

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HK Direct talks with Daniel Moor

HK Direct, the informative weekly preview show, jockey Daniel Moor joins Nick Child to talk about his decision to ride in Hong Kong plus a visit to Living Legends in Australia to catch up with some retired racing greats

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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 Sha Tin on Sunday

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Master Eight ready for G1 Centenary test

Master Eight has been one of this season’s most impressive performers with swift progression from Class 3 into a leading protagonist for Sunday week’s HK$12 million G1 Centenary Sprint Cup (1200m) – a seemingly daunting task for the four-year-old but one that trainer Frankie Lor is quietly relishing.

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Strong Hong Kong Classic Series focus for Sha Tin on Sunday

Determined to build on a positive return to race-riding, Zac Purton believes the pecking order for the HK$48 million Four-Year-Old Classic Series will become clearer during a defining finale to the meeting at Sha Tin on Sunday.

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Preview and form for Sha Tin

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

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The Davis Files - Happy Valley review

The Davis Files - the comprehensive review of the meeting at Happy Valley on Wednesday night, January 13th, 2022 - Run Of The Race - hard to go past the win of Cheerful Days who proved too strong despite the sustained run and the big weight - rated him brilliantly for his first win on his first night back in the saddle since December

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Happy Valley stewards' report

Hong Kong Jockey Club stewards' report from the meeting at Happy Valley on Wednesday night - Vincent Ho on Presence fined HK$30,000 and suspended for careless riding for two Hong Kong racedays

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Happy Valley results and replays

Happy Valley results and replays from the meeting held on Wednesday evening - Purton gets his 50th victory for the season.

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Purton 50th for the season and doubles for Leung, Yiu and Lui

Exactly a month after suffering multiple injuries in a Sha Tin fall, Zac Purton notched his 50th victory of the 2021/22 season as the champion hoop revived hopes of a fifth jockeys’ crown with a successful return at Happy Valley on Wednesday night.

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