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  • Matthew Poon Ming-fai
    Age: 23
    Background:
    Matthew Poon joined Hong Kong's race-riding ranks in March, 2017. He landed a win on his first race-day but also suffered an injury that side-lined him for three weeks. Upon returning he raced to 20 wins and a reduction to his 10lb claim within 14 fixtures and 112 rides. The HKJC Apprentice Jockeys' School student embarked on overseas training in South Australia in June, 2015 and was based with leading trainer Richard Jolly. His first race ride, a winner, came in October of that year. At the end of his first season, in July, 2016, he was crowned South Australia's Champion Apprentice Jockey with 51 wins. His second season in Adelaide saw him ride 65 winners and at the time of his departure for Hong Kong in March, 2017, he was sitting second in the South Australian jockeys' championship. Poon commenced his Hong Kong career with an overall record of 117 wins from 862 rides at a rate of 13.57%. His first pattern win came aboard Faaltless in the SIN G3 Garden City Trophy at Kranji in August, 2017. He is indentured to trainer David Hall and his minimum riding weight is 103 lbs.
    Notable Race Wins Include:
    SIN G3 Garden City Trophy (2017 Faaltless)
    Hong Kong Career Wins (at start of 2017/18 season):
    22 (wins strike rate: 18.18%)


    17/18 Season Up to Race Meeting of 21/04/2018
    Nationality : CHN No. of Wins : 25 Total Rides : 370
    Stakes won : $ 33,106,050 No. of 2nds : 31 Win % : 6.76%
    No. of Wins in past 10 race days : 4 No. of 3rds : 41    
    Avg. JKC points in Past 10 race days : 12.8 No. of 4ths : 33    
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    21/04/2018  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 4 ( Win 0 2nd 0 3rd 1 )
    59405/14TURFC+314002GREGENCY BO BO4087A S CruzB1118122
    59207/14TURFC+314003GMAJESTIC ENDEAVOUR4063C FownesTT1152111
    59003/14TURFC+314004GENDEARING3060M J FreedmanTT /B1131128
    58805/12TURFC+312004GREGENCY DARLING9045K L ManB-1259113
    18/04/2018  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 18 ( Win 1 2nd 1 3rd 0 )
    58401/12TURFB16503GDON'T MISS4061L HoH/P1141109
    58205/12TURFB12003GSTARLIGHT11078C H Yip1076126
    58108/12TURFB10004GWINFULL PATROL2046R GibsonV1232116
    58002/12TURFB12004GSPLIT OF A SECOND5051L HoH1066118
    57908/10TURFB22004GAUDACITY6051L HoH1073119
    57705/12TURFB12005GRICHCITY FORTUNE2032J MooreTT /H/XB1158122
    15/04/2018  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 16 ( Win 0 2nd 2 3rd 1 )
    57610/12TURFC+312003GVICTORY MACHINE6065J MooreTT /B1031113
    57506/12AWT-12002GDMR GENUINE3097D J HallCP1091127
    57408/14TURFC+314003GCEREFINO3071C S ShumTT /H1100121
    57307/10TURFC+322002GGRAND CHANCELLOR4081J MooreB/SR/XB1150108
    57206/14TURFC+310003GYROMAN ODYSSEY13065K L ManTT1111115
    57002/14TURFC+314004GYHARD BALL GET9060D J HallB1049127
    56906/12AWT-12004WSGALLANT RETURN1060D J Hall1082128
    56809/10TURFC+316003GYSUPER LUCKY9061C H YipH/XB1152113
    56703/12AWT-12005WSHAPPY SOUND6029C FownesTT /B/H11142117
    56602/7TURFC+31000GRIFFINGYQUADRUPLE DOUBLE6D J Hall1070115
    11/04/2018  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 4 ( Win 0 2nd 0 3rd 1 )
    56509/12TURFA12003GLUCKY HERO5077C S ShumTT1162126
    56408/10TURFA16502GWINNING FAITH3083C S ShumTT /CP/H1277115
    56306/12TURFA16503GSALTO OLIMPICO12065D J Hall1134114
    56211/11TURFA10003GCALIFORNIA ELITE10068M J FreedmanTT1160116
    56103/12TURFA16504GI'M A WITNESS4042A S CruzCP1107110
    56005/12TURFA12004GAPPLAUSE3048D CruzB/XB11100117
    55904/12TURFA16504GGREAT JOY2059D J HallB1014127
    55809/12TURFA12004GGOOD COMPANION12060D CruzTT /CP-1071128
    08/04/2018  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 28 ( Win 2 2nd 0 3rd 1 )
    55709/14TURFC14003GCHEERFUL BOY14068M J FreedmanTT /CP-/B21099116
    55609/14TURFC10002GJING JING WIN9082D J HallH-/B1082110
    55301/12TURFC18003GJOLLY GENE1080A S CruzTT /B/H1104128
    55214/14AWT-16504GDOPEN HOUSE14057D J HallB11056127
    55103/12TURFC12003GINTREPIC3062D J HallB1006110
    55001/12TURFC18004GHO HO FEEL3059C H YipH/XB1163127
    54906/14AWT-18005GDHAPPY BEAUTY7036K W LuiTT /V1115125
    54814/14TURFC10004GPEACE COMBINATION7056C Fownes1092126
    02/04/2018  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 10 ( Win 0 2nd 1 3rd 1 )
    54707/14TURFB+214003GHARD BALL GET9062D J HallB1049110
    54608/12TURFB+216003GEVEREST11069C S ShumB1169113
    54503/14TURFB+214004GENDEARING9059M J FreedmanTT /CP-/B21112127
    54205/11TURFB+212003GEVERBRAVE9064K L Man1190112
    54002/11TURFB+212003GROYAL MOJITO11062C H YipTT1093110
    53909/13TURFB+212004GGRACIOUS RYDER14047D J HallCP-/H-/B21085115
    53811/13TURFB+212005GKIWI SUNRISE1040C H Yip1069128
    28/03/2018  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 10 ( Win 0 2nd 1 3rd 1 )
    53709/12TURFC+318003GFBRING IT ON9069C H YipTT1137117
    53608/12TURFC+312003GFHEALTHY LUCK6070K L Man1062120
    53506/11TURFC+318001GFPACKING DRAGON6104P F YiuV1207116
    53404/11TURFC+312003GFDOUBLE VALENTINE7062A S CruzTT /B1096110
    53302/12TURFC+312002GFE-SUPER3085K L Man1056110
    53203/12TURFC+312004GFSPLIT OF A SECOND4051L HoH1056119
    53104/12TURFC+316504GFGO GO WIN3059P F Yiu1207127
    53010/12TURFC+316505GCASH COURIER4023D J HallB1253111
    25/03/2018  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 12 ( Win 1 2nd 0 3rd 0 )
    52901/14TURFA+314003GREGENCY BO BO12080A S CruzB1120126
    528TURFA+316002GSIMPLY INVINCIBLE8087D J HallB-1081114
    52711/14TURFA+310003GJOY MASTER8076D J Hall1074122
    52609/12AWT-12003GDWINNING VANGOGH10080C S ShumTT1138126
    52506/12AWT-12004GDFLYING LOVER8060Y S TsuiB1074126
    52304/13TURFA+320004GGARLIC YEAH7054C H YipB-989121
    52006/12AWT-12005GDWINNING CONTROLLER11039C H YipB1065126
    14/03/2018  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 6 ( Win 0 2nd 1 3rd 0 )
    50108/12TURFB16503GHEROIC GURU8069D J HallCP1102112
    50005/12TURFB10003GSTORM SIGNAL7073J MooreTT /B1172123
    49909/10TURFB12003GCALIFORNIA ELITE6070M J FreedmanTT11163116
    49712/12TURFB18004GMY BLESSING4043C H YipTT /CP/XB1085109
    49605/12TURFB10004GWINFULL PATROL5046R GibsonV1251112
    49502/12TURFB16504GGREAT JOY2057D J HallB1005124
    11/03/2018  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 12 ( Win 1 2nd 0 3rd 0 )
    49301/14TURFC+316003GEVEREST2063C S ShumB1184114
    49207/14TURFC+314003GHARD BALL GET14064D J HallB1054110
    49107/12TURFC+312003GMULTI FACETS2072M J FreedmanTT11156118
    49008/11TURFC+312001GNOT LISTENIN'TOME2118J MooreTT1154121
    48907/12AWT-16503GDFLYING QUEST9068D J HallCP1075116
    48710/14TURFC+314004GPENZANCE1041D J HallH-/CP1181111
    48405/14TURFC+314005GHAPPY BEAUTY7036K W LuiTT /V1124122
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