News About: Zac Purton

It’s Somewhat Is the 2017 Doncaster Mile Winner

It’s Somewhat Is the 2017 Doncaster Mile Winner

1 Apr, 2017

It’s Somewhat has led from start to finish to beat a talented and capacity field in this afternoon’s featured Group 1 Doncaster Mile (1600m) on Day 1 of The Championships at Royal Randwick.

It’s Somewhat led from start to finish in this afternoon’s Group 1 Doncaster Mile at Randwick. Photo: Steve Hart

The Dynaformer gelding …

Golden Slipper News: Dunn replaces Purton on Teaspoon

Golden Slipper News: Dunn replaces Purton on Teaspoon

16 Mar, 2017

Melbourne jockey Dwayne Dunn is the new rider for Teaspoon in the Group 1 $3.5m Longines Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill on Saturday after Hong Kong based Australian jockey Zac Purton has been ruled out with an ear infection.

Jockey Dwayne Dunn, above, is the new rider for Teaspoon in the Golden Slipper, replacing Zac …

Impending to improve with blinkers in Canterbury Stakes

Impending to improve with blinkers in Canterbury Stakes

3 Mar, 2017

Trainer John O’Shea is expecting improvement from Impending when he lines up with the blinkers back on in the Group 1 $500,000 BMW Canterbury Stakes (1300m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Zac Purton, above, rides Impending in the Canterbury Stake at Randwick. Photo by Daniel Costello.

O’Shea is willing to forget Impending’s first up run when …

Golden Slipper on the horizon for Todman Stakes runner Trekking

Golden Slipper on the horizon for Todman Stakes runner Trekking

2 Mar, 2017

Trekking will get a chance to justify trainer John O’Shea’s rating of the colt when he strives to cement a Golden Slipper spot when he runs in the Group 2 $300,000 UNSW Todman Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Hong Kong based jockey Zac Purton, above, rides Trekking in the Todman Stakes at Randwick. Photo …

No retirement plans for Aerovelocity after 2nd Hong Kong Sprint win

No retirement plans for Aerovelocity after 2nd Hong Kong Sprint win

12 Dec, 2016

Trainer Paul O’Sullivan has no plans of retiring Aerovelocity after the veteran sprinter won his second Group 1 HK$18.5m Longines Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin on Longines Hong Kong International Race Day on Sunday.

Jockey Zac Purton, above, rode Aerovelocity to victory in the Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin. Photo by Daniel …

2016 Victoria Derby Field: Purton to stay out of trouble

2016 Victoria Derby Field: Purton to stay out of trouble

29 Oct, 2016

Hong Kong based jockey Zac Purton says that his main objective on favourite Sacred Elixir is to stay clear of trouble in the Group 1 $1.5m AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington today.

Sacred Elixir, above, will start as the favourite in the Victory Derby at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Sacred Elixir will …

Victoria Derby barrier draw sees Sacred Elixir with the inside gate

Victoria Derby barrier draw sees Sacred Elixir with the inside gate

26 Oct, 2016

Group 1 winning Kiwi three year old Sacred Elixir has drawn the inside barrier in the Group 1 $1.5m AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Sacred Elixir, above, draws the inside barrier in the Victoria Derby at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike was hoping for gates five or …

2016 Victoria Derby: Full field plus emergencies

2016 Victoria Derby: Full field plus emergencies

26 Oct, 2016

The Group 1 $1.5m AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington on Saturday has attracted a full field of sixteen three year olds plus four emergencies.

Kiwi three year old Sacred Elixir, above, heads the field for the Victoria Derby at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Tony Pike trained Kiwi three year old Sacred …

2016 Victoria Derby: Purton back on Sacred Elixir

2016 Victoria Derby: Purton back on Sacred Elixir

24 Oct, 2016

Hong Kong Jockey Club premiership winning jockey Zac Purton will be back aboard Sacred Elixir in the Group 1 $1.5m AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Jockey Zac Purton will ride Scared Elixir, above, in the Victoria Derby at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Purton guided Sacred Elixir to victory in the …

Caulfield Cup Odds: Late Mail

Caulfield Cup Odds: Late Mail

14 Oct, 2016

Update: While Articus has remained steady at Caulfield Cup odds, the market mover has been Darren Weir-trained Real Love.

Real Love is now into 2016 Caulfield Cup odds of $6 and is now a clear second favourite from Naturalism Stakes winner Jameka.

Earlier: 

Articus has been steady at 2016 Caulfield Cup odds of $9, but …