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  • Zac Purton
    Age: 33
    Background:
    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).
    Achievements:
    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 07/12/2016
    Nationality : AUS No. of Wins : 29 Total Rides : 199
    Stakes won : $ 31,415,790 No. of 2nds : 27 Win % : 14.57%
    No. of Wins in past 10 race days : 12 No. of 3rds : 19    
    No. of 4ths : 13    
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    07/12/2016  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 6 ( Win 0 2nd 1 3rd 0 )
    24802/11TURFB16503GFVARA PEARL8067A T MillardSR1047120
    24706/12TURFB16504GFGREAT TOPLIGHT12053C FownesTT1090126
    24508/12TURFB16504GFTRUE COMMENT4048P F YiuTT /CP1055122
    24410/12TURFB10004GFFANTASTIC FABIO8048C H Yip1134121
    24206/12TURFB10003GFE-SUPER1079K L Man1055128
    24105/12TURFB16505GFMY BLESSING8035C H YipTT /XB1061133
    04/12/2016  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 34 ( Win 2 2nd 1 3rd 1 )
    24001/12AWT-12002GDARCHIPPUS11086P O'SullivanTT /B/H1210123
    23901/14TURFC+314003GFSEASONS BLOOM9066C S ShumTT1037120
    23708/13TURFC+314004GFDOUBLE DOWN8051W Y So1155124
    23603/14TURFC+310003GFBEAUTY MASTER7078A S CruzTT1113131
    23506/14AWT-16504GDLANSBURY11060D J HallCP1156133
    23406/12AWT-12004GDGAME OF FUN7049J SizeB997122
    23302/12TURFC+312004GFHOT HOT PEPPER7053P O'SullivanB1148124
    23205/14AWT-18005GDTELEPHATIA1037A LeeTT /B1068130
    23109/12AWT-12005GDNO LAUGHING MATTER6033C S ShumTT /B1066126
    30/11/2016  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 24 ( Win 2 2nd 0 3rd 0 )
    23008/12TURFA12003GBRING IT ON7071C H Yip1155124
    22901/12TURFA18003GDINOZZO5073J Size1042127
    22805/12TURFA12003GFLYING FORCE4070C H YipTT /H/XB1063125
    22707/12TURFA18004GBEST REWARD7050W Y SoTT /B1115124
    22601/12TURFA12004GSEA JADE2058J Moore1187132
    22410/12TURFA16505GFRIENDS FOREVER6031K L ManB1254122
    22309/12TURFA12005GMANHATTAN STRIKER6038C FownesH1108133
    27/11/2016  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 26 ( Win 0 2nd 3 3rd 2 )
    22205/14TURFC14002GMIDNIGHT RATTLER8085J MooreB1155124
    22103/14TURFC14003GBEAUTY KINGDOM3071A S CruzTT /B1092125
    22002/14TURFC16003GPRAWN BABA7076J SizeB/H11096130
    21902/12AWT-12003GDSTAR OF YAN OI4068T P YungB1265122
    21812/14TURFC16001GRENAISSANCE ART7096C FownesH/P1091124
    21702/14TURFC16004GGO BEAUTY GO8050J MooreH1147123
    21608/11AWT-12004GDFINE ROCK3048C FownesB1066122
    21403/14TURFC10004GSTAR OF PATCH3052P O'Sullivan1150127
    21307/14TURFC14005GNO LAUGHING MATTER6035C S ShumTT /B1079128
    21207/14TURFC14004RGSPICY KAKA6057J MooreB-/XB-/H11162130
    23/11/2016  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 12 ( Win 0 2nd 2 3rd 0 )
    21110/12TURFC+312003GCROWN AVENUE8068C H Yip1157125
    21005/12TURFC+316503GANDOYAS8069D J HallB/H1000123
    20902/12TURFC+316503GBEAUTY PRINCE8075J MooreH/XB1279129
    20705/12TURFC+312004GWILD BOY11057T P YungB1201130
    20502/11TURFC+318005GYTELEPHATIA9036A LeeTT /E-/P-/B21072131
    20/11/2016  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 58 ( Win 4 2nd 1 3rd 1 )
    20301/14TURFB+212002GLINE SEEKER13091P O'SullivanTT1104127
    20201/14TURFB+216002GSIMPLY INVINCIBLE8089D J HallB1062125
    20103/10TURFB+21200G2GAEROVELOCITY1126P O'SullivanTT /V1200123
    20001/10TURFB+21600G2GBEAUTY ONLY8126A S CruzTT /H1137123
    19807/14TURFB+214003GDRAGON MASTER2079C W Chang1082132
    19707/14TURFB+220003GHO HO FEEL14069C H YipH/XB1163122
    19601/14TURFB+218004GWILLIE WAY10058P O'Sullivan1137133
    19502/14TURFB+212004GFOREVER ACCURATE8048C H YipB1142121
    19405/14TURFB+214004GGAME OF FUN8051J SizeB987124
    16/11/2016  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 24 ( Win 2 2nd 0 3rd 0 )
    19311/11TURFC12003GLAMAROSA7074P O'SullivanB1214127
    19209/12TURFC18002GBASIC TRILOGY9100J MooreB1195133
    19101/11TURFC16503GLITTLE ISLAND10070K L ManCP11029124
    19008/9TURFC16504GLANSBURY8060D J HallCP11148133
    18909/11TURFC16504GVICTORY MASTER6052A LeeB1133129
    18809/12TURFC12004GELECTRONIC EMPIRE4052K L Man1107127
    18701/12TURFC10004GD B PIN6056J Size1146129
    12/11/2016  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 26 ( Win 1 2nd 1 3rd 2 )
    18504/14TURFA+316003GMARVEL HERO4075C Fownes991127
    18410/14TURFA+312003GINVINCIBLE FRESH7069P O'SullivanH1030122
    18303/14TURFA+314001GBLIZZARD7106P F Yiu1140132
    18205/14TURFA+310003GBEAUTY MASTER2078A S CruzTT1123131
    18101/14TURFA+314004GKA YING KID3059T P YungH/XB1087132
    17902/14TURFA+314004GSUPER TALENT7060T P YungB1164133
    17806/14AWT-16505GDSTARRY STARLIES10026P O'SullivanB1167120
    17703/14TURFA+312004GHOT HOT PEPPER11053P O'SullivanB1150126
    17608/11TURFA+320005GDANEWIN EXPRESS11040Y S TsuiH1132133
    09/11/2016  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 18 ( Win 1 2nd 1 3rd 0 )
    17510/12TURFB12002GBACK IN BLACK10086P O'SullivanTT1087124
    17408/12TURFB12003GE-SUPER10079K L Man1061132
    17302/12TURFB18003GDINOZZO10072J Size1033129
    17206/12TURFB12004GHIGH VOLATILITY10060K W LuiCP1169133
    17109/12TURFB12004GHAYMAKER8048K W LuiTT1113121
    16901/12TURFB16505GCASA MASTER12040C S ShumTT /B1166133
    06/11/2016  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 12 ( Win 0 2nd 2 3rd 0 )
    16702/14TURFC+314003GFBEAUTY KINGDOM9069A S CruzTT /B1100124
    16607/14TURFC+314002GFWHITE MAGIC13083J MooreH/XB1055125
    16505/14TURFC+314003GFHARD BALL GET10063D J HallB1035120
    16402/14TURFC+31800G3GFHELENE PARAGON14123J MooreH/XB1080133
    16307/14TURFC+314004GFRICHCITY FORTUNE5045J MooreTT /H/XB1143120
    16205/14TURFC+316004GFGO BEAUTY GO4050J MooreH1160123
    16012/12TURFC+312003GFHARRIER JET12078P O'SullivanB1139131
    15904/14TURFC+314004GFMEISTERSTUECK13049T P YungB/H1136122
    15711/14TURFC+314005GFMAGIC STAR10040P O'SullivanTT /H1159133
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