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Purton seals second Champion Jockey title at exciting Season Finale

One of the fiercest Champion Jockey battles in recent memory concluded in thrilling fashion at Hong Kong’s Season Finale at Sha Tin on Sunday as Zac Purton claimed his second title, sealing the result with victory on Rise High in the Class 1 Sha Tin Mile Trophy Handicap (1600m)

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Lofty aims for Rise High after Sha Tin Mile Trophy win

The Caspar Fownes-trained Rise High looks to have some of Hong Kong’s biggest races on his radar after taking the traditional end-of-season feature, the Sha Tin Mile Trophy, at Sha Tin on Sunday

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Final Hong Kong Champion Awards presented

After racing at Sha Tin on Sunday Zac Purton was recognised as Champion Jockey in a ceremony in which the final Champion Awards were also presented.

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Sha Tin results and replays

Results and replays from the final meeting of the 2017/18 season at Sha Tin on Sunday.

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Hong Kong 2017/18 turnover, duty, operating expenses and attendance

Hong Kong 2017/18 turnover, duty, operating expenses and attendance - co-mingling turnover up 154.8%, total turnover up 5.8%

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Sha Tin stewards' report

Hong Kong Jockey Club stewards' report from the final meeting of the 2017/18 season at Sha Tin on Sunday

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Hong Kong 2017/2018 jockeys' statistics

Hong Kong 2017/2018 jockeys' statistics - Zac Purton leads the table with 126 winners over Joao Moreira with 134 and Karis Teetan with 52

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Hong Kong 2017/2018 trainers' statistics

Hong Kong 2017/2018 trainers' statistics - John Size leads the table with 87 winners over Frankie Lor with 65 and Tony Cruz with 53

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Racing To Win race interviews prior to Sunday's final Hong Kong meeting of the season at Sha Tin

Racing To Win race interviews prior to the final Hong Kong meeting of the season at Sha Tin on Sunday – Joao Moreira leads the interviews discussing Have Fun Together in Race 5.

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Beauty Generation named Horse of the Year at Hong Kong’s Champion Awards

Beauty Generation claimed the Hong Kong Horse of the Year award at a sparkling ceremony held at the Ritz Carlton Hotel on Friday night - a three-time Group One victor this term, Hong Kong’s standout five-year-old was also named Champion Miler.

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HK Direct previews the final Sha Tin meeting on Sunday

HK Direct, the informative weekly preview show with Edward Sadler, looks at the battle for the Jockeys’ Championship between Zac Purton and Joao Moreira and there’s a countdown of the season’s best performances.

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Raceday Focus

Watch Hong Kong Raceday Focus for the upcoming race meeting at Sha Tin on Sunday - Hong Kong's top jockey to be decided at Sha Tin on Sunday.

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Jockey's Whyte, Leung give tick of approval to Conghua tracks

Leading jockeys Douglas Whyte and Derek Leung offered a glowing appraisal of the tracks and facilities at the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s new Conghua Training Centre (CTC) on the Chinese Mainland after riding in a number of gallops at the site on Friday morning

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Preview and form for Sha Tin

Preview and form for the final meeting of the Hong Kong season at Sha Tin on Sunday - the 11 race broadcast commences at 2.30pm AEST on Sky Racing2, from 5.00pm AEST on Sky Racing1 and from 5.30pm AEST on Sky Racing1 and Thoroughbred Central

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Purton hopes Rise High can demonstrate Group 1 potential in Sha Tin Mile Trophy

There have been few races in recent years that have offered a crystal ball into the future like the Class 1 Sha Tin Mile Trophy Handicap (1600m), and jockey Zac Purton hopes that Rise High can stamp himself as a potential top-liner when he contests the feature at Sunday’s Season Finale at Sha Tin.

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New dawn for Hong Kong racing as first in-training horses arrive at Conghua Training Centre

A momentous new era in Hong Kong racing began on Thursday with the arrival of the first in-training horses at Conghua Training Centre (CTC) on the Chinese Mainland, marking the integration of CTC into the Hong Kong training system.

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Happy Valley stewards' report

Hong Kong Jockey Club stewards' report from the meeting at Happy Valley on Wednesday night - jockey Joao Moreira fined HK180,000 for careless riding in Race 2 - Chad Schofield fined HK$10,000 for weighing in overweight in Race 7

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Happy Valley results and replays

Results and replays from the meeting at Happy Valley on Wednesday night - Zac Purton’s brace aboard the Danny Shum-trained Charity Wings and Saul’s Special for Michael Chang took him to 135 wins for the season

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Second championship within reach for Purton after Happy Valley double

The Fat Lady may not be singing just yet, but she is cueing up her aria after Zac Purton all but sealed his second Champion Jockey title with a double at the penultimate meeting of the Hong Kong season on Wednesday night at Happy Valley.

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Super record continues at Happy Valley finale

Happy Valley's highest-rated race on Wednesday night, the Class 2 Sun Jewellery Handicap (1200m), went to the David Hall-trained Super Turbo, who continued his great record at this meeting with a strong victory under Vincent Ho.

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