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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 21/02/2018
    Nationality : CHN No. of Wins : 18 Total Rides : 275
    Stakes won : $ 25,037,400 No. of 2nds : 24 Win % : 6.55%
    No. of Wins in past 10 race days : 6 No. of 3rds : 33    
    Avg. JKC points in Past 10 race days : 10.4 No. of 4ths : 27    
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    21/02/2018  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 24 ( Win 2 2nd 0 3rd 0 )
    44606/12TURFC16503GBEAUTY PRINCE12085J MooreH/XB1290126
    44407/12TURFC18003GHEROIC GURU10071D J HallCP1080120
    44308/10TURFC12001GMR GENUINE5097D J HallCP1114116
    44108/12TURFC10004GOCEAN ROAR5060A Lee1230126
    43901/6TURFC16501GPACKING DRAGON6099P F YiuV1212117
    43801/12TURFC10005GWINFULL PATROL4040R GibsonV1261126
    18/02/2018  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 12 ( Win 1 2nd 0 3rd 0 )
    43710/13TURFA14003GFLYING QUEST7070D J HallCP1095116
    43608/14TURFA12003GVICTORY MACHINE12068J MooreTT /B1042115
    43308/11TURFA20002GLUCKY GIRL2085C S Shum1221115
    43107/14TURFA12004GSUPER EURO STAR7047C W ChangTT1073112
    43012/13TURFA12004GRESPECT7047J MooreTT /B1171113
    42701/14TURFA14005GHAPPY BEAUTY11031K W LuiTT /V1123117
    14/02/2018  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 18 ( Win 1 2nd 1 3rd 0 )
    42412/12TURFB10003GMYTHICAL EMPEROR12081W Y SoTT /B1190122
    42306/12TURFB16504GHAPPY AND HEALTHY2058D J HallTT /B1127124
    42201/12TURFB12004GGRACYDAD5052D J HallB1125118
    42102/12TURFB16504GGREAT JOY8056D J HallB11022122
    10/02/2018  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 4 ( Win 0 2nd 0 3rd 1 )
    41809/12TURFC+312002GPABLOSKY1092J MooreB1127115
    41704/12AWT-12003GDPHANTOM FALCON4064L HoCP-1006110
    41408/14AWT-16504GDSEMPITERNAL11045L HoB1294111
    41308/14TURFC+314004GCHARITY KINGDOM2042K L Man1117109
    41205/12AWT-12004GDBEEKELY3048D J HallTT21150114
    41003/11AWT-16503GDNUCLEAR POWER9067D J HallH1097115
    07/02/2018  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 12 ( Win 1 2nd 0 3rd 0 )
    40808/12TURFA16503GHARD BALL GET6068D J HallB1054114
    40507/11TURFA12004GDR PROACTIVE7055D J Hall1080121
    40410/12TURFA12004GGLORIOUS PARTNERS9058D J HallB11120124
    40301/8TURFA18002GPACKING DRAGON4094P F YiuV1220120
    40104/12TURFA16505GMEGATRON11040P F YiuTT /V1101126
    04/02/2018  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 10 ( Win 0 2nd 1 3rd 1 )
    40004/14TURFC14003GHAPPY AGILITY9083P F YiuTT /V1183124
    39903/11TURFC12003GVICTORY MACHINE4068J MooreTT /B1056118
    39702/10TURFC14002GMR GENUINE7095D J HallCP1102119
    39606/14TURFC14004GINDIGENOUS STAR10049P F YiuCP1037115
    39411/14TURFC14004GJIN JIN KING3057D J HallH11098123
    39206/12TURFC12004GREGENCY DARLING7049K L ManB1244115
    39108/12TURFC12005GRUMINARE2036K L ManTT /H1160122
    31/01/2018  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 6 ( Win 0 2nd 1 3rd 0 )
    39012/12TURFC+312003GG-ONE LOVER2072C S ShumTT /B1172118
    38910/12TURFC+312002GSEA JADE4091J MooreB1255119
    38806/12TURFC+316503GTHUNDER STOMP12080Y S Tsui1199126
    38706/10TURFC+316502GSOLAR HEI HEI10091D J Hall1122117
    38602/12TURFC+312004GDR PROACTIVE9053D J Hall1078119
    38508/12TURFC+316504GHAPPY AND HEALTHY7060D J HallTT /B1109126
    38406/12TURFC+318005GMY GIFT4035P F YiuB1079121
    28/01/2018  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 12 ( Win 1 2nd 0 3rd 0 )
    38105/12TURFB18002GLUCKY GIRL3087C S Shum1199115
    37704/13TURFB12003GALL GREAT FRIENDS10072K L Man1065118
    37601/14TURFB16004GEVEREST10056C S ShumB11160122
    37408/14TURFB20004GJE PENSE4058C W ChangB/XB1142124
    37313/14TURFB14005GCORRE RAPIDO10034C H YipB11113120
    24/01/2018  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 6 ( Win 0 2nd 1 3rd 0 )
    37202/14AWT-16503GDNUCLEAR POWER1067D J HallH1082113
    37104/12AWT-12003GDMYTHICAL EMPEROR7085W Y SoTT /B1193126
    36805/14AWT-16505GDWINNINGLI11024A S CruzTT /B1046110
    36712/12AWT-12004GDGRACYDAD6054D J HallB1123120
    36610/12AWT-12004GDKIROV3053D J HallTT1241119
    21/01/2018  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 0 ( Win 0 2nd 0 3rd 0 )
    36405/13TURFA14003GHARD BALL GET6070D J HallB1049116
    36104/12TURFA12002GMR GENUINE8094D J HallCP1106124
    35708/14TURFA14003GINTREPIC5066D J HallB1011112
    35609/14TURFA20005GLOYAL CRAFTSMAN11018D E FerrarisB1099108
    35509/14TURFA10004GVICTORY MARCH6052C Fownes1123123
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