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Ting the real thing

First season trainer Jimmy Ting’s flying start to the racing year continued on Sunday when he claimed a double in the first five races, all won by local trainers, at Sha Tin. He now boasts 16 winners for the racing year which takes him to the top of the trainer’s table, two ahead of Tony Millard.

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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 – Grant van Niekirk leads the interviews discussing his rides including Righteous Mate, Zac Purton on Time Warp at the cross roads.

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Raceday Focus

Watch Hong Kong Raceday Focus for the upcoming race meeting at Sha Tin on Sunday – De Sousa and Badel set to make their presence felt in the Purse.

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The Winning Factor with Alan Aitken

The Winning Factor - journalist and racing analyst Alan Aitken delves deep into the Hong Kong form book, picking out factors that he thinks will influence the outcome of two races at the Ladies’ Purse Day meting at Sha Tin on Sunday.

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HK Direct with this weeks guest Silvestre de Sousa

HK Direct, the informative weekly preview show with Edward Sadler, has three-time UK champion jockey Silvestre de Sousa as this week’s special guest after arriving in Hong Kong for a four-month winter contract.

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No Australian based runners for 2018 HKIR meeting

The Hong Kong Jockey Club has assessed that attempts to make it possible for Australian-based runners to participate in the 2018 LONGINES Hong Kong International Races should be discontinued.

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Badel adds a touch of French style as he returns to his second home

Hong Kong racing said au revoir to one of its great characters when Olivier Doleuze departed the stage in July but Alexis Badel is preparing to move into the same Sha Tin apartment once occupied by the colourful Frenchman and is aiming to make a similar impact as he starts a new four-month contract.

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Teetan looking for a more relaxed Star to shine again

One of the most historic races in the Hong Kong calendar tops the bill at Sha Tin this Sunday and the Group Three Sa Sa Ladies' Purse (1800m) - with a tradition dating back over 170 years – revolves around a handful of fascinating riddles.

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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 HKST, on Sky Racing2, from 5.30pm AEST on Sky Racing1 and from 6.35pm AEST on Sky Racing1 and Thoroughbred Central.

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In-demand De Sousa rides Eagle Way, looks forward to LONGINES IJC

Silvestre de Sousa is back in Hong Kong and the British champion made his way to the Sha Tin sand yard this morning to get the leg-up on Eagle Way (124lb), his mount in this Sunday’s big feature, the Group 3 Sa Sa Ladies’ Purse Handicap (1800m).

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Schofield barely breaks sweat in joining Mo on the double trail

Halloween night on Wedneday at Sha Tin for the All Weather track meeting started with a reward for patience as Chris So's Superior Boy finally lived up to his name with an easy success in the Wa Mei Shan Handicap (1650m) under Chad Schofield.

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New dad Chadwick celebrates in style as Golden Effort romps home

Matthew Chadwick became the latest example of what some experts call "the Nappy Factor" when Golden Effort bolted up in the Tsim Mei Fung Handicap (1200m) at Sha Tin's midweek AWT meeting on Wednesday night.

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Sha Tin results and replays

Sha Tin results and replays from the All Weather track meeting on Wednesday night - Matthew Chadwick became the latest example of what some experts call "the Nappy Factor" when Golden Effort bolted up in the Tsim Mei Fung Handicap (1200m) at Sha Tin's midweek.

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Sha Tin stewards' report

Hong Kong Jockey Club stewards' report from the All Weather track meeting on Wednesday night - Neil Callan on Dr Proactive fined HK$10,000 and suspended for careless riding from 21 November 2018 until 26 November 2018 on which day he may resume race riding – 2 Hong Kong racedays - Ben So on Letsgofree suspended for careless riding from 7 November 2018 until 11 November 2018 on which day he may resume race riding – 2 Hong Kong racedays

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Racing To Win race interviews prior to Wednesday's Sha Tin All Weather track meeting

Racing To Win race interviews prior to the All Weather meeting at Sha Tin on Wednesday night – Umberto Rispoli leads the interviews discussing Glorious Artist, Matthew Chadwick on Spicy Kaka.

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Brothers set to fight over Ladies’ Purse at Sha Tin on Sunday

Sibling rivalry will come to a head at Sha Tin on Sunday when two of Hong Kong’s most exciting gallopers clash for the first time in a quality renewal of the G3 Sa Sa Ladies’ Purse Handicap (1800m)

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Callan is back and ready to score again after Ted’s Excellent Adventure

With Zac Purton sitting out the second day of a ban, this Wednesday’s all-weather track card at Sha Tin provides the chance for several riders to kick-start their season and resilient Irishman Neil Callan is hoping to take inspiration from one of his four young sporting sons as he bids to convert one of several promising opportunities.

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Raceday Focus

Watch Hong Kong Raceday Focus for the upcoming All Weather track race meeting at Sha Tin on Wednesday night – Lor to come to the fore on the dirt.

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Preview and form for Sha Tin

Preview and form for the All Weather track meeting at Sha Tin on Wednesday night - the eight race broadcast commences at 10.15pm AEST, 7.15pm HKST, on Sky Racing1 and Thoroughbred Central

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Three nice types go to HKJC at Arqana October Yearling Sale

The Hong Kong Jockey Club purchased three colts at the recent Arqana October Yearling Sale for a total of €312,000 (approximately HK$2.839 million).

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