Ricky Iu Poon Phi continued to make an impressive appearance in Sha Tin on Sunday, scoring a double for success in seven consecutive meetings.
After a late start of the season with only one win each in September and October, Yiu surged to 46 winners for a campaign to sit fifth in the trainer’s premiership.
The 64-year-old opened an account thanks to Sweet Diamond’s efforts in the Class 4 Shek Gashan Handicap (1,200m), with French Alexis Badel producing goods in the saddle and recording Yiu’s first victory. did.
In the first section of the Class 4 Sheung Yeung Shan Handicap (1,400m), it was a much more familiar ally that Derek Leung Ka-chun piloted All Riches to win and gave Yiu a second victory.
This is the 13th time Leung and Yiu have salute this season, and the pair is active with a 21% strike rate.
Missing a $ 7.1 chance at his sixth career start, All Riches went straight to the home, salutes 2.5 lengths from the Super Red Dragon, then leads the back straight and swiftly beds the contest. I put it in.
“He’s my favorite type of horse, so I was a little worried before the race. [to be on] If it’s on the top of the ground and it’s raining, or it’s raining, it’s not in his favor.
“But the horse was learning, the jockey knew him well, he decided the tempo and was able to win very comfortably. This was a bit of a surprise.”
Benno Yung Tin-pang landed his own brace and got chocolates with Leather Vanguard and Excellent Daddy.
Leather Vanguard is another galloper who defeats his maiden, and a graduate of Hong Kong International Sale salutes at the second start in the second section of Shen Young Shan Handicap.
After finishing a runner-up under Keith Yung Ming-lun in December, Leather Vanguard hasn’t been seen for nearly six months since its debut.
The long absence did not stop the Panther returning the Leather Vanguard to his $ 3.75 favorite, and after traveling just in front of the Rail Midfield from Gate 2 under Zac Purton, the 3-year-old kid was at 400 meters. Given the clear air, it fell off well when I saw it off. The stunning impact of the neck.
“He did a good job because he is still immature and needs time to grow himself,” Jung said.
“He’s still a bit slim, so it’s time to strengthen, but today he has a decent draw and a decent jockey, and he did a good job. I think he’ll get better as he matures.”
A talented dad hit the line hard, snareing a class 3 Mt. Nicholson handicap (1,200m) late in the game, and on a doubles day in Sha Tin with trainer Frankie Lor Fuchuen and jockey Dylan Mo Hin. , Raised Leon’s brace. -Tung and Jerry Chauchun Rock also deal with multiples.
Leung recorded his best personal win with 40 wins in the campaign, surpassing last year’s 39 wins and nine meetings remaining in the 2021-22 season.
Leung has five successful Matthew Chadwick winners at All For St Paul’s on Sunday in the Tony Cruz Award race as a major local jockey, while Vincent HoChak-yiu is in the pair with 43 successes.
Campione continues to march
Tony Cruz will give the versatile galloper Campione a chance to chase his fourth win of the season after the three-year-old Hong Kong has been hit three times in five runs.
Campione, who won all three pre-import races in Italy, was rated by KaYingMaster for a $ 3.9 chance of a class 2 Raipekshan handicap (1,200m) on an all-weather truck without disappointing his followers. Salute in length and quarter.
Elegant! The winner of the Smart Italian G3, Campione, won his third victory in Hong Kong, paying a hefty payday to the owner of HK $ 1.36 million and winning a high performance bonus of HK $ 1.5 million … 🤑 #HKracing pic.twitter.com/qKuCakPfdk
— HKJC Racing (@HKJC_Racing) June 12, 2022
Gelding won two all-weather trucks and one success on Hong Kong turf. Cruz is considering switching to turf for Class 1 his 25th Anniversary Hong Kong Reunification Cup (1,200m) on July 1st. ..
“He’s a great horse with great potential. He may consult with the owner and give him another start of the season. He’s the youngest horse in the field today and he won well.” Said the trainer about Campione.
Matthew Poon Ming-fai was in the saddle of success and recorded the 30th winner of the campaign.