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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 22/03/2017
    Nationality : AUS No. of Wins : 61 Total Rides : 389
    Stakes won : $ 94,449,915 No. of 2nds : 57 Win % : 15.68%
    No. of Wins in past 10 race days : 10 No. of 3rds : 39    
    No. of 4ths : 24    
              Previous Season

    Current Season Riding Records - Z Purton Next
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    22/03/2017  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 30 ( Win 2 2nd 1 3rd 0 )
    51601/12TURFC16503GLITTLE DRAGON11079P F Yiu1050132
    51512/12TURFC18001GSUPREME PROFIT8101C S ShumTT /B1279121
    51406/12TURFC12003GYOU READ MY MIND7075D CruzTT /XB1225132
    51301/12TURFC12003GMR GENUINE4080D J HallCP1055133
    51102/12TURFC12004GGAME OF FUN12058J SizeB1002132
    50906/12TURFC16505GWEALTHY FORTUNE10034K L ManB1009127
    19/03/2017  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 8 ( Win 0 2nd 0 3rd 2 )
    50707/14TURFA12003GYJING JING WIN1077D J Hall1076130
    50603/14TURFA2000RGYBEAUTY GENERATION12100J MooreTT1/B1101126
    50510/14TURFA20003GYREDWOOD BABY14074C S ShumTT /B1019122
    50403/14TURFA14004GYMERRYGOWIN4058P O'Sullivan1106131
    50212/14TURFA10004GYADMIRABLE6052D J HallCP11088126
    50104/5TURFA14001GYSUN JEWELLERY2117J SizeTT1144123
    50007/13TURFA14005GYDYNAMIC VOYAGE14031L HoTT /CP1128124
    49906/14TURFA12004GYPADDINGTON2051W Y So1123126
    12/03/2017  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 21 ( Win 1 2nd 2 3rd 0 )
    49006/14TURFC+314003GJOYFUL MOMENTS9074R GibsonB1137127
    48901/14TURFC+316003GGO BEAUTY GO9067J MooreH1136120
    48807/13AWT-16502GDBERLINI13090D J HallH1024127
    48711/14TURFC+310003GTRIUMPHANT JEWEL4074D CruzTT /B1128129
    48605/12TURFC+312003GWHY WHY5074A LeeTT /B/H1198127
    48502/11TURFC+322004GGARLIC YEAH5045C H YipB/H995120
    48406/14TURFC+314004GTEAM SWEET7053J MooreB/XB1097126
    48302/14TURFC+314004GLUCKY POWER7052T P YungTT1231126
    08/03/2017  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 32 ( Win 2 2nd 0 3rd 2 )
    47901/12TURFA18003GANDOYAS3072D J HallB/H1010126
    47804/12TURFA12003GLAMAROSA11075P O'SullivanB1200131
    47703/12TURFA12004GHOT HOT PEPPER4052P O'SullivanV1142125
    47601/11TURFA16504GEXCELLENCE4049A LeeTT /H/PC1058122
    47503/10TURFA16504GMIDNITE PROMISE5050T K NgB1030127
    47308/12TURFA10005GPROMPT EXPRESS11039P F YiuXB/CP11142132
    05/03/2017  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 18 ( Win 0 2nd 3 3rd 0 )
    47210/14TURFC18002GFSUPREME PROFIT12101C S ShumTT /B1279129
    47114/14TURFC14003GFCHEVALIER STAR4070J MooreB/H1242123
    47005/14TURFC14003GFBEAUTY KINGDOM4073A S CruzTT /B1104126
    46905/12TURFC12003GFHEALTHY JOYFUL10084C S ShumTT /B/H1041132
    46802/14TURFC14001GFSIMPLY INVINCIBLE3097D J HallB1071121
    46704/14TURFC14004GFPLANET STAR3053P O'Sullivan1181128
    46605/12TURFC12004GFCAREFREE LET GO9059C S ShumTT /B1064133
    46512/12TURFC12005GFMR KOOL9040W Y SoTT /B/E1077133
    46402/6TURFC10001GFNOT LISTENIN'TOME5126J MooreTT /H/CP11157131
    46302/14TURFC16005GFPOLYMER LUCK13039K W LuiB1048132
    46208/12TURFC12004GFSHARPMIND5052P F YiuH11037127
    01/03/2017  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 22 ( Win 1 2nd 1 3rd 1 )
    46104/11AWT-12002GDARCHIPPUS6096P O'SullivanTT /B/H1211129
    46005/12AWT-12003GDSTAR OF YAN OI4070T P YungB1267123
    45903/14AWT-16503GDDEJA VU6069A LeeTT /B1259122
    45806/12AWT-12004GDSALSA BROTHERS11047C S ShumTT /B1110121
    45705/14AWT-18004GDSURE PEACE13055J MooreTT /B1147131
    45604/12AWT-12004GDGRADE ONE6054P O'SullivanB1174128
    45502/14AWT-16504GDLANSBURY8056D J HallCP1127131
    45401/14AWT-18005GDBEST REWARD9040W Y SoTT /B1104133
    26/02/2017  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 12 ( Win 1 2nd 0 3rd 0 )
    45307/13TURFB16002GBERLINI6092D J HallH1026124
    45209/14TURFB20003GHO HO FEEL13068C H YipH/XB1167122
    45106/14TURFB16003GBRING IT ON13070C H YipTT /XB1128125
    45005/7TURFB2000G1GBEAUTY ONLY7126A S CruzTT /H1145126
    44901/14TURFB12004GMERRYGOWIN5053P O'Sullivan1118126
    44708/14TURFB14004GFORMULA GALORE2049C FownesTT /CP1092122
    44607/8TURFB1400G1GSUN JEWELLERY4117J SizeTT1133126
    44510/14TURFB14005GGOLDIE FLANKER10039P O'SullivanB1211132
    44406/14TURFB10004GCOMPASSION STAR9052C H YipH11049125
    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
    44001/10TURFC+310002GFD B PIN6087J Size1128130
    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