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  • McDonald, James
    Age: 24
    Background:
    Age: 24. James McDonald made a big impression in Hong Kong on his LONGINES IJC debut when still a teenager back in 2011, with the precocious Kiwi finishing runner-up to Frankie Dettori. He returned the following May and partnered Xtension to victory in the May, 2012 G1 Champions Mile at Sha Tin. Champion Apprentice in his homeland, he went on to claim the Premiership there twice, in 2008/09 and latterly with a New Zealand record tally of 207 for the 2010/2011 season. In 2012 he won a first New Zealand Derby. Now based in Australia, he clinched his first Sydney Premiership in July, 2014, with 72 wins on the board, riding two winners on the final day of the season to draw that number clear of Nash Rawiller. His first G1 win came in the 2008 New Zealand Bloodstock Breeders Stakes and his most recent was Holler's Canterbury Stakes in March, 2016 one of four top-flight wins so far this season.
    Hong Kong career wins (as of 14 April):
    5 (win strike rate: 7.69%)


    14/15 Season
    Nationality : NZ No. of Wins : 1 Total Rides : 9
    Stakes won : $ 1,153,405 No. of 2nds : 1 Win % : 11.11%
        No. of 3rds : 1    
    No. of 4ths : 1    
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    10/12/2014  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 18 ( Win 1 2nd 1 3rd 0 )
    23102/12TURFA16503GSEMPITERNAL9063W Y SoB1242119
    23008/12TURFA16504GGLORY OF LONGWAH7052K W LuiTT /XB1167126
    22903/12TURFA18002GSUNNY YING3098J Moore1221133
    22812/12TURFA10004GHORSE SUPREMO9044A T MillardB/XB1134119
    22701/12TURFA16504GEXPECTATOR6057L HoTT /B1070131
    22504/12TURFA12004GCHEERS VICTORIES4049T K NgB1164123
    23/11/2014  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 0 ( Win 0 2nd 0 3rd 0 )
    18305/10TURFB+21600G2GFRAINBOW CHIC5114C FownesTT /SR-/B11121123
    18213/14TURFB+21200G2GFSPALATO13125J O'Hara1140128
    17910/14TURFB+212003GFCASH COURIER4070C S ShumB11159123