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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 16/06/2018
    Nationality : CHN No. of Wins : 29 Total Rides : 405
    Stakes won : $ 37,164,000 No. of 2nds : 34 Win % : 7.16%
    No. of Wins in past 10 race days : 0 No. of 3rds : 44    
    Avg. JKC points in Past 10 race days : 8.0 No. of 4ths : 36    
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    23/05/2018  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 10 ( Win 0 2nd 1 3rd 1 )
    67404/12TURFC12002GFMR GENUINE11095D J HallCP1095126
    67305/12TURFC16503GFHARD BALL GET9062D J HallB1034112
    67207/9TURFC18002GFSHARP SAILOR9086C S ShumTT /B1034114
    67002/10TURFC10004GFVERY RICH MAN6059L HoH1036127
    66903/12TURFC12004GFGALLANT RETURN2057D J Hall1075125
    20/05/2018  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 4 ( Win 0 2nd 0 3rd 1 )
    66604/11TURFC+312003GFWINNING SUPREME9064Y S Tsui1126112
    66410/12TURFC+312004GFDR PROACTIVE11055D J HallB-1056128
    66308/14TURFC+314004GFFORTUNE WAY8043J Moore1125112
    66111/14TURFC+314004GFWINNING CONTROLLER3044C H YipB1031112
    65906/14TURFC+314005GFJIMSON THE FAMOUS6029C H YipTT /V21081119
    65803/9TURFC+322004GFAUDACITY3051L HoH-1059115
    16/05/2018  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 10 ( Win 0 2nd 1 3rd 1 )
    65706/11TURFB16503GFLUCKY GIRL4079C S Shum1217127
    65502/12TURFB12003GFEXTREMELY FUN11072L Ho1198120
    65403/12TURFB12004GFAPPLAUSE1044D CruzB/XB1101113
    65211/11TURFB10003GFJOY MASTER7076D J Hall1085125
    65105/12TURFB12004GFSPLIT OF A SECOND7053L HoH1076122
    12/05/2018  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 12 ( Win 1 2nd 0 3rd 0 )
    64601/11TURFC16003GGO BEAUTY GO4073J MooreTT1134124
    64509/12AWT-12003GDHAPPY METEOR8061J MooreB1173111
    64407/14TURFC16004GENDEARING4060M J FreedmanTT /B1132128
    64104/14TURFC22005GHALL OF FAME3027C W ChangP-/CP21156116
    09/05/2018  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 30 ( Win 2 2nd 1 3rd 0 )
    63910/12TURFA12003GYTHE CREATETH8064M J FreedmanTT1/XB-1094112
    63801/12TURFA16503GYLUCKY TIME11062D J HallB1063112
    63702/12TURFA16503GDON'T MISS9068L HoH/P1152117
    63601/12TURFA12003GORIONIDS6071C S ShumTT /H1298123
    63507/12TURFA16504GASSOCIATION FANS1041L HoCP/H1174109
    63406/12TURFA18004GGO GO WIN5058P F Yiu1206128
    63310/12TURFA12004GGOOD COMPANION12056D CruzTT1078125
    63208/11TURFA12005GSECRET AGENT2036K L ManB1078124
    06/05/2018  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 12 ( Win 1 2nd 0 3rd 0 )
    63007/14TURFB12003GROYAL MOJITO2064C H YipTT1084112
    62911/12TURFB20003GJOLLY GENE5085A S CruzTT /B/H1110128
    62814/14TURFB10003GSWOT WINDICATOR14063D J HallH1063112
    62705/14TURFB14004GLONDON HALL14052D J Hall1107122
    62611/14TURFB12004GBIG BULLY3052D J HallB11136123
    62312/14TURFB14005GBONITO7032L HoTT1/XB-/H/V11145120
    62201/13TURFB16005GGOOD CHOICE AHEAD4039L HoB/H1121127
    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
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