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Purton pairs with veteran Saul’s Special as Chang nears 300 career Hong Kong wins

Zac Purton will reunite with familiar ally Saul’s Special in the Class 3 Cooper Handicap (1000m) for a rare Thursday night meeting at Happy Valley, hopeful of not only enhancing his remarkable record aboard the galloper, but with the possibility of snaring trainer Michael Chang’s 300th Hong Kong win.

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Preview and form for Happy Valley

Preview and form for the meeting at Happy Valley on Thursday night - the nine race broadcast commences at 8.45pm AEST, 6.45pm HKT, on Sky Racing1 and Thoroughbred Central - ThoroughbredNEWS has live streaming of the complete Hong Kong Jockey Club broadcast commencing at 8.15pm AEST

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The Davis Files - Sha Tin review

The Davis Files - the comprehensive review of the Easter Monday meeting at Sha Tin, April 5th, 2020 - Winner - Mighty Giant Winner - let down for a final sprint in the straight and held off all challenges in what was a fairly soft victory - they let Callan dictate terms in front and he took full advantage in the small field

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Amazing Star emerges as an improbable ruler in the G2 Sprint Cup

Stunned by an Easter Monday miracle, Jimmy Ting is unlikely to tempt fate twice by aiming blowout G2 Sprint Cup (1200m) winner Amazing Star at the G1 Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1200m) at Sha Tin on FWD Champions Day on 25 April.

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Giant upset for Callan and Yiu in Easter Monday’s G2 Chairman’s Trophy

Mighty Giant bossed his rivals with an all-the-way victory in Monday's G2 Chairman’s Trophy (1600m) at Sha Tin for jockey Neil Callan and trainer Ricky Yiu - sent around as an 11/1 outsider against four opponents, the baldy faced chestnut defied market expectations

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Sha Tin stewards' report

Hong Kong Jockey Club stewards' report from the Easter Monday meeting at Sha Tin - Joao Moreira fined HK$7,500 for overweight - Alexis Babel on Wellington suspended for careless riding for two Hong Kong racedays

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Sha Tin results and replays

Sha Tin results and replays from the meeting on Easter Monday - Mighty Giant bossed his rivals with an all-the-way victory in the G2 Chairman’s Trophy (1600m) at Sha Tin for jockey Neil Callan and trainer Ricky Yiu

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The Davis Files - Sha Tin

Brett Davis - Selections - Sha Tin 05/04/21 - Wellington is evolving in to Hong Kong’s next super star sprinter following his recent and outstanding win in Class 1 - admittedly he came in to that contest on a light weight and his official crowning ceremony is still yet to be earned - however the time he recorded in victory was phenomenal.

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

Racing To Win race interviews prior to the meeting at Sha Tin on Easter Monday – Neil Callan leads the interviews discussing Mighty Giant and Computer Patch, David Hayes on Trader, Frankie Lor on Hurry Hurry Gain

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HK Direct talks with Harry Bentley and previews Easter Monday's features

HK Direct, the informative weekly preview show with Andrew Le Jeune, this week Andrew catches up with Hong Kong’s newest jockey, Harry Bentley, while Edward Sadler previews the two group two features at Sha Tin on Easter Monday.

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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 Monday

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Preview and form for Sha Tin

Preview and form for the meeting at Sha Tin on Easter Monday - the 10 race broadcast commences at 3.00pm AEST, 1.00pm HKT, on Sky Racing2 and from 5.35pm AEST on Sky Racing1 - ThoroughbredNEWS has live streaming of the complete Hong Kong Jockey Club broadcast commencing at 2.30pm AEST

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Back-to-back bid for Voyage Warrior in Easter Monday’s G2 Sprint Cup

Ricky Yiu has a strong reputation when it comes to nurturing sprint talents, his four wins in the G2 Sprint Cup (1200m) are unrivalled among other exploits and on Easter Monday he heads to Sha Tin with Voyage Warrior carrying the hopes of his team in a bid for back-to-back triumphs in the HK$4.5 million contest.

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The Davis Files - Sha Tin review

The Davis Files - the comprehensive review of the All Weather track meeting at Sha Tin on Wednesday night, March 31st, 2020 - Winner - Glorious Artist - got into a steady rhythm in the middle stages before being clicked up along the fence and pinched a few positions before straightening - clear with 250m to go and let down strongly late - four wins and two placings from eight steers for Purton who picks up four for the evening

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Sha Tin stewards' report

Hong Kong Jockey Club stewards' report for the meeting held at Sha Tin on Wednesday - Chad Schofield on Red Desert fined HK$30,000 and suspended for careless riding for two Hong Kong Racedays - Ruan Maia on Villa Fionn suspended for careless riding for two Hong Kong Racedays

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Sha Tin results and replays

Sha Tin results and replays from the meeting on Wednesday evening - Zac Purton caps a four-timer with Glorious Artist

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Glorious Artist caps a four-timer for Purton

Zac Purton’s pursuit of a fifth Hong Kong jockeys’ championship has continued with a Sha Tin quartet, capped by the success of Glorious Artist in the Class 2 Cuckoo Handicap.

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Classique Legend setback, likely to return to Australia

Classique Legend, acclaimed as the world’s equal top sprinter in 2020, is likely to return to Australia after he bled from his left nostril following trackwork at Sha Tin on Wednesday morning

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Caspar Fownes confident Sky Field is a tremendous long-term project

Yet to reach and fulfil his true potential and pitted against the explosively-gifted Wellington, Sky Field will be given the opportunity to build both experience and profile when contesting the G2 Sprint Cup (1200m) at Sha Tin on Monday.

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@edward_sadler makes his calling debut at Sha Tin tonight

@edward_sadler all the best for his calling debut at Sha Tin tonight - champion of a person who will smash it this evening 👊 #hkracing

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