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  • Zac Purton
    Age: 35
    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. Purton moved to Hong Kong in September, 2007. His major wins include the King's Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot in 2012 and five at the LONGINES HKIR. He notched his second Hong Kong century in 2016/17, ending the term with 107 wins.
    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, 2016 Beauty Only), Hong Kong Sprint (2014 & 2016 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 start of 2017/18 season):
    719 (win strike rate: 13.72%)
    IJC record:
    2016 - 7th; 2014 - 6th; 2013 - 2nd; 2012 - 2nd.


    17/18 Season Up to Race Meeting of 25/04/2018
    Nationality : AUS No. of Wins : 90 Total Rides : 447
    Stakes won : $ 118,692,290 No. of 2nds : 79 Win % : 20.13%
    No. of Wins in past 10 race days : 16 No. of 3rds : 45    
    No. of 4ths : 41    
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    25/04/2018  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 60 ( Win 5 2nd 0 3rd 0 )
    60201/12TURFC12003GCHEERFULJET4070C FownesH/XB1119126
    60101/12TURFC16504GTHE JUDGE6060C FownesTT /H1034133
    60001/10TURFC10003GFORTUNE BO BO9080T P YungTT /B1110128
    59910/12TURFC12004GROYAL PREROGATIVE11052C S ShumTT /B11069125
    59801/12TURFC16504GMERRYGOWIN1060P O'SullivanB1084133
    59701/11TURFC22003GSUPER CHIC7071A S CruzTT /B1013126
    59607/12TURFC12004GCHEER WIN11056P F YiuTT1109129
    59511/11TURFC16505GEXCELLENCE9038A LeeTT /H/PC1055131
    21/04/2018  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 50 ( Win 2 2nd 3 3rd 2 )
    59403/14TURFC+314002GAPOLLO'S CHOICE10087F C LorCP1046127
    59301/12AWT-12003GDUGLY WARRIOR8077Y S Tsui1024130
    59205/14TURFC+314003GMIDNIGHT RATTLER7077J MooreB1145130
    59101/11TURFC+312003GHANDSOME BO BO8068K L Man1183121
    59002/14TURFC+314004GYEE CHEONG PEGASUS2050D J HallCP1057123
    58902/10AWT-18003GDROYAL PERFORMER10080C FownesH/PC1016133
    58803/12TURFC+312004GSAM'S LOVE4060C H YipTT /B1048133
    58702/14TURFC+314005GTRIUMPHANT LIGHT14039D E FerrarisTT1070132
    58608/11AWT-16504GDGOLDEN SLEEP1057C H YipB-/XB1187132
    18/04/2018  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 42 ( Win 3 2nd 1 3rd 0 )
    58408/12TURFB16503GHIGH VOLATILITY6068K W LuiB1154121
    58201/12TURFB12003GFAST MOST FURIOUS5072D J Hall1121125
    58104/12TURFB10004GDR PROACTIVE1055D J HallB11064130
    58010/12TURFB12004GALL MY GAIN1059T P YungTT /B1118131
    57902/10TURFB22004GPLAY IT10049C FownesB1112122
    57801/12TURFB18005GSAVANNAH WIND3040C S Shum1094133
    57701/12TURFB12005GRAICHU3038D E FerrarisTT1012133
    08/04/2018  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 16 ( Win 1 2nd 0 3rd 1 )
    55713/14TURFC14003GDOLLAR REWARD10066C S ShumTT /P-1060120
    55607/14TURFC10002GCALIFORNIA FORTUNE14091A S CruzTT /B1253124
    55510/10TURFC1600G2GTIME WARP1127A S CruzTT1231128
    55403/8TURFC1200G2GWINNER'S WAY1110A S CruzTT1117123
    55307/12TURFC18003GRULE THEE3076P O'SullivanB1048129
    55201/14AWT-16504GDCROWN AVENUE6058C H YipV1132133
    55104/12TURFC12003GLEAN PERFECTION5080C H Yip1130133
    55006/12TURFC18004GEVER LAUGH1054K L ManTT /B1137127
    54811/14TURFC10004GMAGIC SUCCESS8046D J HallB1109121
    25/03/2018  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 68 ( Win 5 2nd 0 3rd 2 )
    52910/14TURFA+314003GLADY FIRST8070M J FreedmanH1031123
    52801/11TURFA+316002GSIMPLY BRILLIANT2088F C LorH/XB1092122
    52701/14TURFA+310003GBALTIC WHISPER10080C S ShumTT /H1123133
    52601/12AWT-12003GDPERPETUAL TREASURE4078T P YungTT /B1152131
    52501/12AWT-12004GDELITE BOY3055M J FreedmanB1029128
    52409/11TURFA+316003GTRAVEL FIRST8068C H YipTT1211124
    52303/13TURFA+320004GEVER LAUGH3054K L ManTT /B1140128
    52203/14TURFA+314004GMERRYGOWIN14059P O'SullivanB1089132
    52106/14TURFA+310004GSTRIKING MR C10052T P YungTT1255125
    52001/12AWT-12005GDEVER STRONG10033K L ManXB1056127
    21/03/2018  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 10 ( Win 0 2nd 1 3rd 1 )
    51904/12TURFC12003GJADE THEATRE3079K L ManB1100133
    51808/12TURFC16503GNUCLEAR POWER9071D J HallH1078125
    51702/12TURFC16504GLUCKY TIME8060D J HallB1055133
    51610/12TURFC12003GBEST STEP5073C FownesTT1107126
    51511/12TURFC12004GNATURAL FLARE7050K L Man1147126
    51410/12TURFC16504GKIROV6051D J HallTT1243125
    51303/12TURFC12004GALL MY GAIN9058T P YungTT /B1100133
    51207/12TURFC22005GWEALTHY FORTUNE10032K L ManB1049125
    18/03/2018  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 32 ( Win 1 2nd 2 3rd 2 )
    51002/12TURFA12002GCALIFORNIA FORTUNE4088A S CruzTT /B1263121
    50903/14TURFA20004YOGEXULTANT12102A S CruzTT /XB1058126
    50802/13TURFA12003GLUCKY HERO9074C S ShumTT1175128
    50703/12TURFA14002GAPOLLO'S CHOICE9086F C LorCP1047120
    50601/14TURFA12004GHANDSOME BO BO7059K L Man1182130
    50507/14TURFA20003GCHEERFUL GIGGLES10082M J FreedmanB1172132
    50406/6TURFA16001GBEAUTY ONLY5122A S CruzTT /H1160132
    50307/13TURFA14004GYEE CHEONG PEGASUS9052D J HallCP1073125
    50209/14TURFA16004GCITY LEGEND4059T P YungB1000132
    14/03/2018  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 16 ( Win 1 2nd 0 3rd 1 )
    50110/12TURFB16503GLUCKY GIRL10081C S Shum1207131
    50003/12TURFB10003GSMART DECLARATION10065C FownesTT /B1162122
    49908/10TURFB12003GGREAT PROFIT5080C S ShumTT11136133
    49806/12TURFB12004GORIENTAL ELITE10050P O'Sullivan1147125
    49709/12TURFB18004GGLORY STAR1047F C LorTT /B1153120
    49506/12TURFB16504GPLAY IT8049C FownesPC-/B21113123
    49401/12TURFB12005GTREASURE AND GOLD12038C H YipTT /H1186133
    11/03/2018  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 50 ( Win 2 2nd 3 3rd 2 )
    49101/12TURFC+312003GSUPER WISE1066C H YipTT /H1100120
    49003/11TURFC+312001GWINNER'S WAY5110A S CruzTT1129120
    48902/12AWT-16503GDROYAL PERFORMER5075C FownesP-/H/PC11020130
    48802/14AWT-16504GDQUICK RETURN8060C S ShumB1150133
    48601/7AWT-16502GDBEAUTY PRINCE2083J MooreH/XB1276120
    48503/12TURFC+312004GSHANGHAI DRAGON7053T P Yung1145126
    48402/14TURFC+314005GVARA PEARL1040M J FreedmanB1043133
    07/03/2018  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 30 ( Win 1 2nd 3 3rd 0 )
    48308/12TURFA16503GPLAY WISE10072M J FreedmanTT /B1088126
    48202/12TURFA12003GFAST MOST FURIOUS8070D J Hall1128123
    48101/12TURFA12003GFORTUNE BOOTH5080M J Freedman1096133
    48002/12TURFA16504GTHE JUDGE10060C FownesTT /H1038133
    47905/12TURFA12004GBRILLIANT DREAM5054D J HallB/H1146127
    47810/12TURFA22004GGARLIC YEAH4054C H YipB1002127
    47702/7TURFA12002GCALIFORNIA WHIP1093A S CruzTT /H/B11154126
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