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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 24/05/2017
    Nationality : AUS No. of Wins : 89 Total Rides : 522
    Stakes won : $ 124,588,865 No. of 2nds : 79 Win % : 17.05%
    No. of Wins in past 10 race days : 18 No. of 3rds : 51    
    No. of 4ths : 35    
              Previous Season

    Current Season Riding Records - Z Purton Next
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    24/05/2017  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 20 ( Win 1 2nd 0 3rd 2 )
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    21/05/2017  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 28 ( Win 1 2nd 2 3rd 1 )
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    17/05/2017  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 16 ( Win 1 2nd 0 3rd 1 )
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    13/05/2017  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 78 ( Win 5 2nd 3 3rd 0 )
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    10/05/2017  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 26 ( Win 1 2nd 1 3rd 2 )
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    07/05/2017  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 52 ( Win 3 2nd 2 3rd 1 )
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    03/05/2017  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 46 ( Win 3 2nd 1 3rd 1 )
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    61702/12TURFC+312004GFBORN DRAGON7050C FownesTT989128
    30/04/2017  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 0 ( Win 0 2nd 0 3rd 0 )
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    26/04/2017  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 24 ( Win 1 2nd 2 3rd 0 )
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    23/04/2017  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 28 ( Win 2 2nd 0 3rd 1 )
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