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  • Zac Purton
    Age: 34
    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%)


    17/18 Season Up to Race Meeting of 18/10/2017
    Nationality : AUS No. of Wins : 17 Total Rides : 99
    Stakes won : $ 18,066,850 No. of 2nds : 19 Win % : 17.17%
    No. of Wins in past 10 race days : 15 No. of 3rds : 12    
    Avg. JKC points in Past 10 race days : 28.0 No. of 4ths : 10    
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    18/10/2017  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 24 ( Win 2 2nd 0 3rd 0 )
    12601/12TURFC16503GFGONNA RUN3077C FownesTT1068133
    12412/12TURFC12003GFBEST STEP11073C FownesTT1085126
    12301/11TURFC12004GFGENEROUS HEART6058C H YipH/V/XB1118132
    12207/12TURFC18005GFFUN MANAGER7034C H YipTT /B-/V11057127
    12112/12TURFC16504GFTELECOM SUN9049A LeeB1093123
    12007/12TURFC12004GFFLYING FORCE12059C H YipXB1049132
    14/10/2017  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 44 ( Win 2 2nd 2 3rd 2 )
    11807/14TURFC14003GFAST MOST FURIOUS5072D J Hall1124125
    11701/12AWT-12002GDLITTLE GIANT2085D J Hall1087119
    11602/14TURFC10003GBEAUTY MASTER13078A S CruzTT1119131
    11501/12AWT-12003GDSPOTLIGHT DREAM11074C S ShumTT11122131
    11407/13TURFC16002GEASTERN EXPRESS5100J SizeTT /B1165133
    11303/14TURFC14004GEVER LAUGH13049K L ManTT1/B11125124
    11209/12AWT-12004GDGOAL FOR GOLD12050P O'SullivanTT /B1130123
    11102/14TURFC18004GPO CHING TREASURE7055C FownesB1084128
    11003/13TURFC14004GEMPIRE STAR5051Y S TsuiB11096125
    11/10/2017  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 12 ( Win 0 2nd 2 3rd 0 )
    10806/12TURFB12003GDOLLAR REWARD11069C S ShumTT /H-/B11054124
    10704/11TURFB10002GARCHIPPUS11100P O'SullivanTT /H/V1197133
    10609/10TURFB16503GCHUNG WAH SPIRIT7079C H YipTT /B1110133
    10502/12TURFB16504GSPEEDY WALLY4054C FownesTT1119127
    10405/9TURFB18003GHEROIC GURU7077D J HallCP1081132
    10202/12TURFB12004GMERRYGOWIN12058P O'SullivanB1109131
    10110/12TURFB10005GFOREVER FUN1040K L ManTT /B1026133
    08/10/2017  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 14 ( Win 0 2nd 1 3rd 2 )
    10009/14TURFB+214002GRISE HIGH9087C Fownes1094120
    9903/14AWT-16503GDGONNA RUN7077C FownesTT1079131
    9602/10TURFB+216003GWINWIN RUBY10078K L ManB1034129
    9504/14TURFB+214004GLIGHTNING MISSILE3046K L ManB11144120
    9404/14TURFB+212005GREAL DEAL2038P F YiuXB/B21202133
    9304/12TURFB+212004GWIN BEAUTY WIN3052P O'Sullivan1160125
    9209/12TURFB+220005GFUN MANAGER5034C H YipTT /B21063130
    9103/10TURFB+210004RGAMAZING STAR6052W Y So1103120
    05/10/2017  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 16 ( Win 1 2nd 0 3rd 1 )
    8907/11TURFA10003GMOST BEAUTIFUL9068C S ShumTT /B1126122
    8603/12TURFA12004GCHEERFULJET5050C FownesH1106124
    8501/11TURFA18004GPREMIUM CHAMPION7048C Fownes1101120
    8406/12TURFA12004GEVER STRONG8046K L Man1049120
    8307/12TURFA16505GVICTORY FOLLOW ME12040C S ShumTT /B21018133
    01/10/2017  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 30 ( Win 2 2nd 1 3rd 0 )
    8101/14TURFA+314003GYAPOLLO'S CHOICE3073F C LorCP1056126
    8005/13TURFA+31400G3GYBEAUTY ONLY8127A S CruzTT /H1156133
    7909/10TURFA+31000G3GYPENIAPHOBIA8127A S CruzTT /CP1181132
    7801/14TURFA+312003GJING JING WIN5077D J HallH11102133
    7502/9TURFA+312004GSTAR OF PATCH9058P O'SullivanCP1130132
    7405/8TURFA+318003GGORGEOUS AGAIN1068C S ShumTT /B/H1081123
    7310/10TURFA+312004GCHARITY WINGS3052C S Shum1092126
    27/09/2017  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 48 ( Win 4 2nd 0 3rd 0 )
    7201/12TURFC+312003GFBEST STEP1068C FownesTT1086121
    7107/12TURFC+316503GFGREEN ENERGY12076L HoTT /H1134127
    7001/12TURFC+312003GFSTARLIGHT6065C H Yip1062121
    6910/12TURFC+310004GFBEAUTY CONNECTION6053K W LuiTT /CP1134126
    6804/12TURFC+316505GFVICTORY FOLLOW ME11040C S ShumTT1020133
    6701/12TURFC+316504GFLITTLE ISLAND2060K L ManCP1025133
    6601/12TURFC+312005GFKWAICHUNG BROTHERS7036R GibsonTT /B1159129
    24/09/2017  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 28 ( Win 1 2nd 2 3rd 1 )
    6403/14TURFA14002GJOLLY JOLLY14087P O'SullivanV1213124
    6302/13TURFA14003GCHUNG WAH SPIRIT5077C H YipTT /B1118132
    6202/12AWT-12003WSWINNING VANGOGH7077C S ShumTT1143133
    6107/14TURFA12003GFAST MOST FURIOUS11072D J Hall1135128
    5908/11TURFA14004GCONTRIBUTION5052A S CruzTT /B1106127
    5804/14TURFA14005GWINGOLD8040A LeeCP1174133
    5601/12AWT-12005WSFANTASTIC FABIO4033C H Yip1140126
    20/09/2017  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 36 ( Win 2 2nd 2 3rd 0 )
    5402/12TURFC12002GFMR GENUINE12087D J HallCP1102123
    5201/11TURFC16504GFSPEEDY WALLY9047C FownesTT1104122
    5101/12TURFC12004GFSMART BOY3059T P YungCP11151133
    5008/11TURFC16504GFEXCELLENCE4053A LeeTT /H/PC1058129
    4902/11TURFC18005GFFUN MANAGER8032C H YipTT1049126
    4705/12TURFC12004GFGOAL FOR GOLD10050P O'SullivanTT /B1120126
    16/09/2017  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 28 ( Win 1 2nd 2 3rd 1 )
    4502/14TURFC+310003GFBEAUTY MASTER8075A S CruzTT1130132
    4302/14TURFC+310002GFARCHIPPUS1099P O'SullivanTT /H/V1190133
    4203/11TURFC+314004GFEMPIRE STAR6050Y S Tsui1098121
    4107/10AWT-16504GDPLAY IT6059C FownesB1104133
    3905/10AWT-16505GDBEST TANGO10038D J HallB1079133
    3701/10TURFC+312004GFMORDICUS2057K W LuiTT-/H/XB/CP11132132
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