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Williams and Purton to ride in World Super Jockeys Series

Williams and Purton to ride in World Super Jockeys Series

19 Nov, 2012

Australia will add plenty of flavour to the 2012 World Super Jockeys Series in Japan with Melbourne’s top jockey Craig Williams and Hong Kong based Zac Purton among the fifteen riders to compete over the two days racing at Tokyo this weekend.

Craig Williams will compete in the World Super Jockeys Series in Japan. Photo …

McDonald’s HK season ends with positive drug test

McDonald’s HK season ends with positive drug test

10 Jul, 2012

Top New Zealand jockey James McDonald‘s Hong Kong season has ended after being suspended for returning a positive drug test to diuretics and will commence his time out after Sunday’s Sha Tin’s meeting.

James McDonald Hong Kong racing season is over after being suspended - photo © Daniel Costello

The talented Kiwi jockey pleaded guilty …

Purton back on Little Bridge at Sha Tin

Purton back on Little Bridge at Sha Tin

3 Feb, 2012

Australian jockey Zac Purton hopes to continue on his winning way at Sha Tin on Sunday in the The Group 1 Chairman’s Sprint.

Purton is back aboard the Danny Chum trained Little Bridge in the HK$4.5m  1200m Sprint replacing French jockey Gerald Mosse.

Mosse has ridden Little Bridge at his last three starts including a …

Purton rides treble at Happy Valley

Purton rides treble at Happy Valley

2 Feb, 2012

Former Queensland jockey Zac Purton continues his climb up the Hong Kong Jockey Club jockey’s table with a winning treble at Happy Valley last night.

Purton moved into third spot with 24 wins for the season, one win behind fellow Australian Brett Prebble, but both boys are along way behind international Douglas Whyte who is …

Jockey Challenge Success Icing On The Cake For Nolen

Jockey Challenge Success Icing On The Cake For Nolen

30 Nov, 2011

Top Australian jockey Luke Nolen is looking to win the international jockey’s challenge in Japan this weekend in what would be a brilliant end to the year.

The jockey will leave Japan shortly after the challenge and fly to Hong Kong where he will contest another jockey’s challenge on Wednesday.

Nolen is eagerly anticipating  his …

Nolen To Represent Australia

Nolen To Represent Australia

17 Nov, 2011

Jockeys John Murtagh, Ryan Moore and Christophe Lemaire tied for first in the 2009 Hong Kong Jockey Invitational

Jockey Luke Nolen has been invited by the Hong Kong Jockey Club to represent Australia in the upcoming Cathay Pacific International Jockey’s Championship.

Nolen will go head to head with riders from eight other countries in a …

Purton To Appeal Huge Hong Kong Fine

Purton To Appeal Huge Hong Kong Fine

23 Jun, 2011

Jockey Zac Purton will appeal against his AUD$35,000 fine in Hong Kong

As many would have expected Australian jockey Zac Purton has confirmed that he will appeal the massive $HK300,000 fine handed down to him during the week.

The sum of money is equivalent to over $35,000 Australian dollars, the same as some people’s annual …