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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 22/05/2016
    Nationality : AUS No. of Wins : 65 Total Rides : 442
    Stakes won : $ 83,981,800 No. of 2nds : 64 Win % : 14.71%
    No. of Wins in past 10 race days : 11 No. of 3rds : 36    
    No. of 4ths : 44    
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    22/05/2016  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 28 ( Win 1 2nd 2 3rd 1 )
    66714/14TURFA14003GFVICTORY DAY6080A LeeB1118133
    66602/14AWT-16502GDCIRCUIT LAND7096C S ShumTT1028129
    66402/8TURFA2400G1GFVICTORY MAGIC4105J MooreB1142126
    66308/14TURFA18003GFASHKIYR10068J Moore1091122
    66203/14TURFA14004GFCARE FREE PRINCE10060K L ManB1103133
    65701/7TURFA1200GRIFFINGMAMBO ROCK6D J Hall1098126
    18/05/2016  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 24 ( Win 2 2nd 0 3rd 0 )
    65608/10TURFB12002GACCEPTED5092C FownesH1105128
    65407/12TURFB16504GDANEWIN EXPRESS4047A S CruzTT /B/H/XB1144123
    65301/12TURFB16503GMAGICAL BEAUTY6078A S CruzTT /B1106133
    65210/10TURFB10003GTRIUMPHANT JEWEL3080C S ShumTT /B1123133
    65109/11TURFB12004GMAGIC STAR5049P O'SullivanTT /B/H1123122
    65005/12TURFB22004GGLORY STAR10043C S ShumTT /B1075120
    64912/12TURFB16504GBRIGHT CONCEPT12046W Y SoB1172120
    64801/12TURFB12005GRUGBY DIAMOND5033W Y SoCP-/H-/B11036127
    14/05/2016  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 6 ( Win 0 2nd 1 3rd 0 )
    64711/14TURFC+318002GHAPPILABABY1086C S ShumTT /B1092120
    64604/13TURFC+314002GMERION12087P O'SullivanB1223120
    64508/14TURFC+314003GKINGSFIELD7073R GibsonXB-1101126
    64404/14AWT-16503WSFORMULA WON3071C FownesTT1017125
    64302/14TURFC+310003GRACING SUPERNOVA13080W Y So1121128
    64205/12TURFC+312003GSUN TOUCH10067C S ShumTT1183120
    64114/14TURFC+310004GWILD FIVE4049P F YiuH-/B11143125
    63906/13AWT-16504WSHAPPY MOMENTS10053J MooreTT /PC971126
    63809/14TURFC+314005GSAFARI MAGIC11036Y S TsuiTT /CP/XB1102129
    11/05/2016  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 30 ( Win 2 2nd 1 3rd 0 )
    63701/12TURFA12003GBACK IN BLACK11079P O'SullivanTT1050133
    63608/12TURFA18003GANDOYAS12077D J HallB/H991130
    63502/12TURFA16504GBOSSIEE7060D CruzTT /H1161133
    63408/12TURFA12003GBOLSHOI BALLET1070D J HallH1043125
    63208/12TURFA12004GWORLD CITY7049T P YungTT /P1281122
    63101/12TURFA18005GGLORY STAR3035C S ShumTT /B1075128
    07/05/2016  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 18 ( Win 1 2nd 1 3rd 0 )
    62912/14TURFC16003GCLASSIC EMPEROR12066W Y SoCP-/H21099121
    628TURFC14003GCHEVALIER STAR2071J MooreB/H1231124
    62701/12AWT-12003GDHAPPY METEOR8069J MooreB1183123
    62505/12AWT-12004GDLANSBURY1060D J Hall1140133
    62408/12TURFC12004GREWARDING FLYER4050J MooreB1039125
    62202/9TURFC10002GFABULOUS ONE8097W Y SoTT /XB1110126
    62108/14TURFC16004GSTEP HIGH5060T P YungP1041133
    62007/12AWT-12005GDMIGHTY GAINS11034K L ManTT1106127
    04/05/2016  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 12 ( Win 1 2nd 0 3rd 0 )
    61907/12TURFC+316503GPIKACHU2082D E Ferraris1097130
    61601/12TURFC+312004GPEARL WARM WARM3055P O'Sullivan1081128
    61411/12TURFC+316504GSTAR OF BOND4051T P YungH/P1055124
    01/05/2016  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 8 ( Win 0 2nd 0 3rd 2 )
    61007/14TURFB14003GJOYFUL MOMENTS10079R Gibson1107133
    60903/10TURFB14002GFRIENDS OF KA YING3093T P YungB1090122
    60812/12TURFB1600G1GBOW CREEK11J O'SheaTT1030126
    60708/14TURFB1200G1GAEROVELOCITY14126P O'SullivanTT /V1189126
    60607/14TURFB12004GNAMJONG INVINCIBLE11052P O'Sullivan1140125
    60503/14TURFB14004GMOLLY'S JADE STAR7060P F YiuB1153133
    60211/14TURFB22005GFAITHFUL BOY12038Y S TsuiH1087133
    27/04/2016  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 18 ( Win 1 2nd 1 3rd 0 )
    60012/12TURFC12002GLINE SEEKER7091P O'SullivanTT1075125
    59901/12TURFC16503GMAGICAL BEAUTY3068A S CruzTT /B1116121
    59809/12TURFC12003GSWEET HOME7067D J HallH1073120
    59712/12TURFC18004GBEAUTY LOVE11059A S CruzTT /H1060133
    59504/12TURFC12005GRAY OF GOLD2033Y S TsuiB1114127
    59402/12TURFC10004GMOMENT OF POWER10058P O'Sullivan1069133
    24/04/2016  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 30 ( Win 2 2nd 1 3rd 0 )
    59201/14TURFA16002YBERLINI2087D J HallH1015121
    59012/13TURFA2000G1YSATONO CROWN8N Hori1054126
    58912/14TURFA14003YBEAUTY CONNECTION9065A S CruzTT1140121
    58802/14TURFA16004GYELECTRONIC PHOENIX9052T P YungH1186125
    58707/9TURFA2400HKG3GYVICTORY MAGIC4105J MooreB1125130
    58508/14TURFA12004GWORLD CITY1051T P YungTT /P1290125
    58401/14TURFA14004GCARE FREE PRINCE10051K L ManB1106125
    58305/14TURFA14005GRUGBY DIAMOND6035W Y SoCP/H1029129
    20/04/2016  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 18 ( Win 1 2nd 1 3rd 0 )
    58207/12TURFB12003GOTOUTO10070D J HallTT1022123
    58101/11TURFB16503GGONNA RUN3078C FownesTT1045131
    58002/12TURFB10003GTRIUMPHANT JEWEL8078C S ShumTT /B1118133
    57907/12TURFB22003GSAVVY NATURE8082J MooreB1260132
    57808/12TURFB16504GSUPER SWEET ORANGE3054D E FerrarisTT /B1213129
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