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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 9.15pm AEST, 7.15pm HKT, on Sky Racing1 and Thoroughbred Central

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From a knock-out at Cagnes-Sur-Mer to galloping Beauty Generation

Romain Clavreul remembers the day a horse hit him so hard he was knocked out for two days. In truth, he remembers everything up to the moment when his head felt the brute force of an equine skull travelling at racing velocity - Beauty Generation's track rider

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Viddora (AUS) lame after Wednesday trackwork - to be closely monitored

Hong Kong Jockey Club Stewards advised Wednesday afternoon that Viddora (AUS), trained by Lloyd Kennewell, ans entered for the Group 1 Chairman's Sprint Prize (1200m) at Sha Tin on Sunday, was noted to be lame in its right hind leg following trackwork this morning

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Sha Tin trackwork - Wednesday

FWD Champions Day Track Notes – Wednesday - Santa Ana Lane- Cantered one lap of the all-weather track under regular rider Will Stewart - Hong Kong Jockey Club consultant Mark Player said: “Will told me the horse felt great and seems to have come through the flight in very good order.”

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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 – Chad Schofield leads the interviews discussing Dragon Warrior after his Conghua win, Paul O'Sullivan on One Step Ahead.

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Pakistan Star must lift to reprise past QEII Cup glory

Pakistan Star’s apogee seems a long way distant now. That April day when Kerm Din’s pride stormed to a euphoric victory in the G1 QEII Cup (2000m) is now a bright memory shrouded in the shadow of seven straight defeats.

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Schofield hopes Rattan can do a Blitz in G1 Chairman’s Sprint Prize

Chad Schofield remembers watching - from a tree house he’d built in the jockey’s Sha Tin housing block - his father Glyn win one of Hong Kong’s two Group 1 International Sprints.

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Fat Turtle aims to rise in Happy Valley feature

Hong Kong is awash with exciting young talent right now. Voyage Warrior’s blazing win on Monday has him pegged as a shooting star, while the likes of Aethero and Champion’s Way have shone brightly, too - Frankie Lor is hoping Fat Turtle (130lb) can soar in the rising stars’ jet stream

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Deirdre forms a new bond as Viddora steps into Vivlos’ shoes

Talented mares Deirdre and Viddora may hail from different hemispheres, let alone countries or stables, but they have become close companions as the FWD Champions Day hopefuls travelled together from Dubai

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Santa Ana Lane flies in on top of the world for the Chairman’s Sprint Prize

Santa Ana Lane, the world’s top-rated sprinter who brings genuine star quality to Hong Kong’s Champions Day, arrived safely overnight at Sha Tin ahead of Sunday’s G1 Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1200m)

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Promising winners aplenty at Sha Tin

Sha Tin’s Easter Monday meeting was billed as a day likely to showcase some of Hong Kong’s most promising gallopers and it lived up to expectations - the Paul O’Sullivan-trained Band Of Brothers set the ball rolling with his game win, under the burden of 133 pounds, in the Class 4 Kestrel Handicap (1400m)

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Perfect Match defies outside gate in fourth win

Trainer Danny Shum and jockey Zac Purton were understandably delighted when Perfect Match returned a winner, for the fourth time, after a short break at Sha Tin on Monday even if both conceded the opposition was not exceptionally strong.

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Sha Tin results and replays

Sha Tin results and replays from the All Weather and Turf track meeting at Sha Tin on Sunday night

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Beauty Generation jumping to it as FWD Champions Mile approaches

Beauty Generation will “jump” out of the starting gate on Thursday morning when he has his final pre-race fast work ahead of the G1 FWD Champions Mile at Sha Tin on Sunday.

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Bell’s Black Caviar experience is aiding Viddora’s Chairman’s Sprint Prize prep

Paddy Bell, the man inspired by three-time Melbourne Cup winner Makybe Diva and defined by his association with unbeaten champion sprinter Black Caviar, is looking to another mare to deliver him something similarly momentous in Hong Kong this Sunday.

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Sha Tin trackwork - Monday

FWD Champions Day Track Notes – Monday - Lys Gracieux - JPN - Warmed up in the trotting ring and cantered for 1 ½ laps of the all-weather track - work rider Yusaku Oka said: “She has been reacquainting herself with the surroundings here since this is her second time at Sha Tin. She is eating up very well. All has gone well so far.”

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Racing To Win race interviews prior to Easter Monday's All Weather and Turf meeting at Sha Tin

Racing To Win race interviews prior to the All Weather and Turf Track meeting at Sha Tin on Monday - Zac Purton leads the interviews discussing Band Of Brothers, Karis Teetan on Star Luck.

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HK Direct -the Neil Callan interview

HK Direct, the informative weekly show, Edward Sadler catches up with Irish jockey Neil Callan to talk about his career in the saddle so far and his triumph on Blazing Speed in the 2015 G1 FWD QEII Cup.

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The Winning Factor with Alan Aitken

The Winning Factor - journalist and racing analyst Alan Aitken delves into the Hong Kong form book for two horses to follow at the race meeting at Sha Tin on Monday.

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