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Fabulous five for Moreira makes it a ‘Magic’ 900

Joao Moreira became only the fourth jockey in Hong Kong history to reach 900 wins and he did it in style with a five-timer at Sha Tin on Sunday.

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Juneau on the up

While Joao Moreira’s five-timer at Sha Tin on Sunday took him back to the top of the jockeys’ premiership with 94 wins to Zac Purton’s 92 – the Australian excelled with a double.

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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 – Joao Moreira discusses Jade Phoenix, Juneau Park and his trial runners, Chad Schofield on War Of Courage, Zac Purton on Band Of Brothers.

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New procedures for Sha Tin meeting on Sunday

Given that the new regulation of no more then four people in public places will be effective immediately from 29 March midnight, the Club has decided to proceed with the race meeting on 29 March without the attendance of any customers including horse owners with starters.

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HK Direct talks with Vincent Ho about his Derby win

HK Direct, the informative weekly preview show with Andrew Le Jeune, Edward Sadler talks to Vincent Ho about his incredible win in last weekend’s BMW Hong Kong Derby, plus Andrew catches up with new French jockey Antoine Hamelin

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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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Purton and Moreira set for long tussle but first it’s FWD Champions Day

Joao Moreira relinquished his lead in the jockeys’ title race to reigning champion Zac Purton at Happy Valley midweek and both riders are psyched for an unrelenting fight for the crown through the season’s final four months.

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Transcendent aims to keep on rising in hot Sha Tin feature

Transcendent will attempt to maintain a perfect start to his Hong Kong career when he lines up under a new pilot in a smoking hot Class 2 Chak On Handicap (1200m) 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 3.45pm AEST, 12.45pm HKT, on Sky Racing2, from 4.15pm AEST on Sky Racing1, from 4.45pm AEST on Sky Racing2, from 6.05pm AEST on Sky Racing1 and Thoroughbred Central, from 6.40pm on Sky Racing1 and from 7.10pm AEST on Sky Racing1 and Thoroughbred Central - ThoroughbredNEWS has live streaming of the complete Hong Kong Jockey Club broadcast commencing at 3.15pm AEST

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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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