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  • Zac Purton
    Age: 34
    Zac Purton ended Douglas Whyte¡¦s 13-season dominance with his first Hong Kong jockeys¡¦ championship in 2013/14 (112 wins). He raced to what was then the fastest 50 in Hong Kong history that season and became the second rider, after Whyte, to notch 100 wins in a season. Purton lost his title when second to Joao Moreira in 2014/15 with 95 wins. He started his career in Brisbane and was an apprentice sensation, winning the premiership there in 2003, and then moved on to Sydney where he was twice second in the premiership behind perennial champion Darren Beadman. Purton moved to Hong Kong in September, 2007. His major wins include three at the HKIR: Hong Kong Mile (2012 Ambitious Dragon), Hong Kong Sprint (2014 Aerovelocity), Hong Kong Vase (2013 Dominant). Other notable wins include: Hong Kong Derby (2015 Luger), King¡¦s Stand Stakes (2012 Little Bridge), Singapore Airlines International Cup (2013 Military Attack), Caulfield Cup (2014 Admire Rakti), Doncaster Mile (2014 Sacred Falls), Takamatsunomiya Kinen (2015 Aerovelocity), KrisFlyer International Sprint (2015 Aerovelocity), J J Atkins (2016 Sacred Elixir).
    Hong Kong Champion Jockey (2013/14); Brisbane Champion Jockey (2003 - when still an apprentice); World Super Jockeys Series (Japan) winner (2012).
    Notable Race Wins Include:
    Hong Kong Mile (2012 Ambitious Dragon), Hong Kong Sprint (2014 Aerovelocity), Hong Kong Vase (2013 Dominant), Stewards' Cup (2010 Fellowship), Hong Kong Gold Cup (2013 Military Attack), Queen's Silver Jubilee Cup (2013 Ambitious Dragon), Hong Kong Derby (2015 Luger), Centenary Sprint Cup (2016 Aerovelocity), King's Stand Stakes (2012 Little Bridge), Singapore Airlines International Cup (2013 Military Attack), Caulfield Cup (2014 Admire Rakti), Doncaster Mile (2014 Sacred Falls), Takamatsunomiya Kinen (2015 Aerovelocity), KrisFlyer International Sprint (2015 Aerovelocity), J. J. Atkins (2016 Sacred Elixir).
    Hong Kong Career Wins (at commencement of 2016/17 season):
    612 (win strike rate: 13.2%)
    IJC record:
    2014 - 6th; 2013 - 2nd; 2012 - 2nd.

    16/17 Season Up to Race Meeting of 22/02/2017
    Nationality : AUS No. of Wins : 54 Total Rides : 333
    Stakes won : $ 85,332,315 No. of 2nds : 50 Win % : 16.22%
    No. of Wins in past 10 race days : 10 No. of 3rds : 34    
    No. of 4ths : 19    
              Previous Season

    Current Season Riding Records - Z Purton Next
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    22/02/2017  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 36 ( Win 3 2nd 0 3rd 0 )
    44201/12TURFC+312003GFBLAZE STAMINA8068A S CruzTT /B1071123
    44109/12TURFC+312004GFCHEER WIN2059P F YiuTT1106132
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    43801/12TURFC+312004GFGAME OF FUN10053J SizeB997126
    43705/12TURFC+316504GFEXCELLENCE11049A LeeTT /H/PC1050122
    43605/12TURFC+316505GSPEEDY WALLY3040C FownesTT1101133
    19/02/2017  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 22 ( Win 0 2nd 3 3rd 1 )
    43506/14TURFA14003GFFRIENDS OF NANJING9077T P Yung1152132
    43410/14TURFA14002GFSICHUAN DAR3093C FownesTT /B/H1003131
    43311/13TURFA1800RGFBEAUTY GENERATION7100J MooreB1110126
    43202/11TURFA20002GFHAPPILABABY8085C S ShumTT /B1116120
    43113/14TURFA18004GFBEAUTY LOVE12060A S CruzTT /H1063133
    43002/12AWT-12004GDGOAL FOR GOLD9059P O'SullivanTT /B1132133
    42903/12AWT-12003GDSWISS WARRIOR3068Y S TsuiP11109121
    42812/14TURFA14004GFHALL OF FAME12052J MooreB1166125
    42707/14TURFA12003GFCHUNG WAH SPIRIT12070C H Yip1118123
    42602/12AWT-12005GDJIMSON THE FAMOUS9036C H YipTT /B21060129
    15/02/2017  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 4 ( Win 0 2nd 0 3rd 1 )
    42512/12TURFC18003GFINDIGENOUS UNION12070C H Yip1123123
    42411/11TURFC16501GFHARBOUR MASTER7109J MooreSR1156133
    42304/11TURFC12001GFARCHIPPUS5095P O'SullivanTT /B/H1216120
    42006/12TURFC16503GFMAGICAL BEAUTY8082A S CruzTT /B1136131
    41803/12TURFC10004GFHOT HOT PEPPER11053P O'SullivanV1157127
    11/02/2017  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 40 ( Win 2 2nd 2 3rd 1 )
    41706/13TURFC+314003GFLUCKY GUY14067C H YipTT1223121
    41607/14TURFC+314003GFBRILLIANT DREAM4065D J HallB/H1140120
    41502/12TURFC+312002GFLINE SEEKER9096P O'SullivanTT /B11088132
    41406/10TURFC+316002GFHAPPILABABY6087C S ShumTT /B1125125
    41301/14TURFC+316004GFGO BEAUTY GO1059J MooreH1153132
    41210/14TURFC+310003GFDIEGO KOSTA5074J Size1153129
    41101/14AWT-16503GDVANILLA1074C FownesB1104128
    41003/11TURFC+312004GFPLANET STAR3052P O'Sullivan1193125
    40902/14TURFC+318005GFTELEPHATIA1037A LeeTT /B1079131
    08/02/2017  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 12 ( Win 1 2nd 0 3rd 0 )
    40710/12TURFB12003GLAMAROSA11076P O'SullivanB1211129
    40408/12TURFB22004GASHKIYR4058J MooreCP1076131
    40205/12TURFB12004GGRADE ONE7054P O'SullivanB1174129
    40001/12TURFB16505GMY BLESSING7031C H YipTT /XB1068125
    05/02/2017  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 24 ( Win 1 2nd 2 3rd 0 )
    39902/12TURFC12003GBLAZE STAMINA3067A S CruzTT /B1075120
    39804/12AWT-12003GDSTAR OF YAN OI12071T P YungB1266124
    39605/9TURFC1800G3GTHE ALFONSO5110J LauTT /PC1168129
    39502/14TURFC14004GGENEROUS HEART2058C H YipB/H/XB1110131
    39405/13TURFC18003GHO HO FEEL6069C H YipH/XB1181123
    39301/14TURFC14004GOUTLAWED6059P F YiuCP11201132
    39205/12AWT-12004GDBOLSHOI BALLET10054D J HallTT /B/H1065128
    39110/14TURFC10004GCORRE RAPIDO12052C H YipTT1/SR11113127
    39014/14TURFC14005GPOWER DRAGON13031C H YipB/H11150126
    02/02/2017  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 28 ( Win 1 2nd 2 3rd 1 )
    38903/12TURFA16503GBEAUTY PRINCE7079J MooreH/XB1289132
    38807/12TURFA12003GGREEN CARD3078J MooreTT /CP1168126
    38602/12TURFA12004GGAME OF FUN3051J SizeB998124
    38507/12TURFA16504GSTARLIGHT8047C H Yip1053121
    38412/12TURFA16504GGOLDEN ACHIEVER2055C H YipTT /B1058130
    38301/12TURFA22005GGARLIC YEAH5039C H YipB/H998133
    38202/12TURFA10004GBEAUTY CONNECTION2058A S CruzTT1145132
    30/01/2017  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 16 ( Win 0 2nd 2 3rd 1 )
    38005/14TURFB12003GBEAUTY KINGDOM10073A S CruzTT /B1091126
    37905/12TURFB1600G1GBEAUTY ONLY11126A S CruzTT /H1142126
    37806/9TURFB14001GDASHING FELLOW1109J MooreB1169133
    37708/14TURFB14003GINDIGENOUS UNION14070C H Yip1109126
    37602/14TURFB10002GARCHIPPUS12092P O'SullivanTT /B/H1218128
    37503/14TURFB12004GSTAR OF PATCH7058P O'SullivanCP11104131
    37408/8TURFB1200G2GAEROVELOCITY5128P O'SullivanTT /V1199126
    37314/14TURFB20004GFANCY MUSIC11059P O'SullivanB/H1069132
    37202/14TURFB16004GBEAUTY LOVE13058A S CruzTT /H1064132
    25/01/2017  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 28 ( Win 2 2nd 1 3rd 1 )
    37002/12TURFC+316502GHAPPY SPIRIT1085A S CruzTT /H1094122
    36904/12TURFC+312003GISAAC1068J MooreTT /B1154121
    36707/12TURFC+312004GCHEER WIN10060P F YiuTT1114133
    36608/12TURFC+316504GCASA MASTER5055C S ShumTT /B1190130
    36503/12TURFC+312004GGOLDEN ACHIEVER2055C H YipTT /B1060128
    36401/10TURFC+322003GANDOYAS2067D J HallB/H1003123
    36201/12TURFC+310005GRUGBY DIAMOND11037W Y SoB1030131
    22/01/2017  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 14 ( Win 0 2nd 1 3rd 2 )
    36003/14TURFA1600RGBEAUTY GENERATION5100J MooreB1123126
    35902/14TURFA12002GD B PIN1084J Size1142128
    35813/14TURFA18002GBASIC TRILOGY10098J MooreB1215131
    35712/14TURFA10003GMORDICUS10065K W LuiTT1122120
    35610/14TURFA14004GAMAZING MOMENT4058P O'Sullivan1076132
    35504/14TURFA12004GHOT HOT PEPPER5055P O'SullivanV1149128
    35407/14TURFA14005GGOLDIE FLANKER2040P O'SullivanB21207132
    35311/14TURFA14004GNAMJONG INVINCIBLE7050P O'SullivanTT /B/H1157124
    35203/14TURFA10004GMERRYGOWIN5052P O'Sullivan1124126