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  • Zac Purton
    Age: 33
    Background:
    Zac Purton ended Douglas Whyte's 13-season dominance when claiming his first Hong Kong jockeys' championship in 2013/14 with 112 wins. He raced to the fastest ever 50 in Hong Kong history that season and became only the second rider, after Whyte, to notch 100 wins in a season. He had finished runner-up in 2011/12 and 2012/13, fading late on when troubled with ill health after leading for much of the latter campaign. Purton lost his title when second to Joao Moreira in 2014/15 with 95 wins. He started his career in Brisbane where he was an apprentice sensation, and then moved on to Sydney where he was twice second in the premiership behind perennial champion Darren Beadman. His first G1 win came on Excites in the 2006 Sires Produce Stakes. Purton moved to Hong Kong in September, 2007.
    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), 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).
    Hong Kong Career Wins (at commencement of 2015/16 season):
    532 (win strike rate: 12.96%)


    15/16 Season Up to Race Meeting of 10/07/2016
    Nationality : AUS No. of Wins : 80 Total Rides : 531
    Stakes won : $ 97,453,000 No. of 2nds : 74 Win % : 15.07%
    No. of Wins in past 10 race days : 12 No. of 3rds : 49    
    No. of 4ths : 51    
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    10/07/2016  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 10 ( Win 0 2nd 1 3rd 1 )
    78403/14TURFB+214002GFINVINCIBLE DRAGON4086J MooreH1205123
    78306/14TURFB+214003GFAEROSPEED1068P O'Sullivan1102123
    78204/14TURFB+212003GFGREEN CARD11072J MooreTT /CP-1139125
    77904/13TURFB+214004GFSUPERIOR BOY2057C W ChangTT1159131
    77808/14TURFB+214004GFNAMJONG INVINCIBLE3053P O'Sullivan1144126
    77702/14TURFB+212004GFD B PIN5054J Size1107130
    77408/14TURFB+212005GFGOOD METHOD12040C S ShumTT /B1025133
    06/07/2016  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 8 ( Win 0 2nd 0 3rd 2 )
    77208/12TURFA12002GFREDERICK ENGELS4100J MooreTT /CP1111131
    76910/12TURFA12004GGOOD MAN7057P O'SullivanTT1/B1193130
    76803/12TURFA18003GFORMULA WON8068C FownesTT1024123
    76607/11TURFA16505GCONSISTENT11039T P YungH975133
    76503/12TURFA12005GMANHATTAN STRIKER11036C FownesH1096130
    01/07/2016  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 34 ( Win 2 2nd 1 3rd 1 )
    76402/14TURFA+314003GFMARVEL HERO9072C Fownes977125
    76301/14AWT-16503GDRACING HERO12078P O'SullivanTT /B1202131
    76210/12AWT-12003GDELITE SPIRIT11071W Y SoTT1148124
    76101/14TURFA+314004GFFASHION MAESTRO11059K W LuiTT /B1092132
    76012/14TURFA+320002GFHARBOUR MASTER12100J MooreSR1172133
    75906/14TURFA+310003GFBEAUTY MASTER7063A S CruzTT1109120
    75806/14TURFA+316004GFREWARDING FLYER8044J MooreB1032120
    75705/14TURFA+314005GFSUPER KING STAR5034D J HallCP1084128
    75508/14TURFA+310004GFEVEREST11052W Y So1104125
    75403/14TURFA+31200GRIFFINGFCALL ME HANDSOME11D J HallH1074133
    26/06/2016  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 30 ( Win 1 2nd 1 3rd 3 )
    75309/14TURFA16002GFCONSORT3095R GibsonB/H21111130
    75203/13TURFA16003GFCLUB LIFE4067R GibsonB/XB1105122
    75001/14TURFA12003GFMYTHICAL EMPEROR11077T P YungH/B11167125
    74803/14TURFA20004GFABLE DEED14056J MooreCP1173129
    74703/14AWT-16504GDHO LEE HORSE3059R GibsonTT /B1124133
    74607/14TURFA12004GFHAYMAKER13054K W LuiTT1059127
    74507/14TURFA12004GFFUNNY BUDDIES7051D J HallTT /H-/B11015124
    74402/14AWT-18005GDDRAGON HARMONY8040J MooreTT /P1157133
    22/06/2016  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 30 ( Win 2 2nd 1 3rd 0 )
    74305/12TURFC16503GFRED MARVEL4071J SizeTT /H1063126
    74201/11TURFC12003GFAPACHE SPIRIT5061C FownesTT /H1071120
    74101/12TURFC22003GFRENAISSANCE ART6080C FownesH/P1077133
    74006/12TURFC16504GFROYAL PARTNER10059C FownesTT1096132
    73911/11TURFC12005GFRUGBY DIAMOND5040W Y SoB1045133
    73802/8TURFC10003GFLAMAROSA6066P O'SullivanB1167124
    19/06/2016  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 22 ( Win 1 2nd 1 3rd 1 )
    73509/14TURFC+314003GFRACING HERO14080P O'SullivanTT /B1190133
    73310/10TURFC+312002GFTOUR DE FORCE4099J SizeB1094133
    73206/9TURFC+31400HKG3GFGIANT TREASURE8125R GibsonB/H1189133
    73103/14TURFC+314003GFAEROSPEED3066P O'Sullivan1109120
    73001/12AWT-12003GDHAPPY METEOR4076J MooreB1170129
    72905/12TURFC+312003GFGREEN CARD7074J MooreTT /CP1134128
    72806/14TURFC+316004GFREWARDING FLYER13046J MooreB1035120
    72609/12AWT-12004GDHEARTS KEEPER3055D E FerrarisTT /B1221130
    72502/14TURFC+310004GFD B PIN14052J Size1116127
    15/06/2016  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 28 ( Win 2 2nd 0 3rd 1 )
    72404/12TURFB16502GFPHOTON WILLIE1087P O'SullivanTT /H/XB1105120
    72212/12TURFB12003GFLUCKY CELEBRITY2068W Y So1037121
    72103/12TURFB12004GFGOOD MAN8057P O'SullivanB1177132
    71901/11TURFB12004GFAPACHE SPIRIT7056C FownesTT /H1072131
    71701/12TURFB18005GFCASA MASTER9033C S ShumTT /B1139128
    12/06/2016  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 40 ( Win 3 2nd 0 3rd 1 )
    71603/13TURFC18003GYSAVVY NATURE2076J MooreB1266129
    71504/12TURFC12003GYSUPREME FALCON5072J MooreTT /CP1139125
    71401/14TURFC10003GYBAD BOY9082J MooreTT1/H1227130
    71312/14TURFC14004GYWONDERFUL CHASER14054K W Lui1133128
    71111/14AWT-18004WFHAPPY MOMENTS12051J MooreTT /PC970124
    71005/14TURFC14004GYFUNNY BUDDIES5053D J HallTT /H1017126
    70901/12TURFC12004YDR LISTENING1054J SizeH1102127
    70712/14AWT-16505WFMASQUERADER1034A SchutzTT /B1104127
    70601/14TURFC1000GRIFFINYCALL ME HANDSOME8D J HallH11074126
    09/06/2016  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 18 ( Win 1 2nd 1 3rd 0 )
    70501/12TURFA12002GFABULOUS ONE9100W Y SoTT /XB1105133
    70404/12TURFA16503GCLUB LIFE1067R GibsonB/XB1113120
    70310/12TURFA16503GCHARITY GLORY6077C S ShumTT /CP1141130
    70005/12TURFA12003GINVINCIBLE FRESH5069P O'SullivanP-/H1012123
    69911/12TURFA16504GBOSSIEE11060D CruzTT /H1150133
    69802/12TURFA10004GMOMENT OF POWER2059P O'Sullivan1052132
    05/06/2016  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 14 ( Win 0 2nd 1 3rd 2 )
    69507/14TURFB+214003GFSUN TOUCH6066C S ShumTT1181121
    69408/14TURFB+218002GFHARBOUR MASTER2100J MooreSR1160133
    69307/13TURFB+216003GFENORMOUS HONOUR3080Y S TsuiB1128133
    69203/12AWT-12003FTHAPPY METEOR10076J MooreB1169133
    69102/14TURFB+212003GMYTHICAL EMPEROR13075T P YungH1163128
    68905/14TURFB+216004GPRINCE FALCON14045J MooreB1056120
    68806/14TURFB+212004GCIRCUIT KING9057A S CruzB/H1080131
    68714/14TURFB+220005GMALAYAN PEARL10039D CruzTT1177132
    68603/12AWT-12004FTLANSBURY2060D J Hall1142133
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