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Jockeys Joao Moreira and Zac Purton


The Stewards have this morning been advised that the flight returning Jockeys Joao Moreira and Zac Purton from Australia has been diverted to Taipei. Further, the earliest available flight from Taipei to Hong Kong is scheduled to depart Taipei at about 12.30pm. 

Accordingly, the Stewards have made the following orders:

Jockeys Moreira and Purton will be replaced on their respective race riding engagements for races 1 through to 5 at today’s Sha Tin racemeeting. 

J Moreira replacement riders; 

1. Cruise Control - B Prebble
2. Timely Arrived - M L Yeung
3. Travel Master - K Teetan
4. Regency Darling - G Mosse
5. Rouge Et Blanc - N Rawiller

Z Purton replacement riders;

1. Lucky Bole - D Whyte
3. Genuine Champion - M L Yeung
4. Craig's Fortune - R Fourie
5. Jumbo Spirit - C Y Ho

The Stewards have also arranged for the following Standby Declared Jockeys for the remaining riding engagements for both Jockeys Moreira and Purton in the event that their arrival at Sha Tin Racecourse is further delayed;

J Moreira Standby Declared Replacements;

6. Sure Peace - D Whyte
7. Happy Journey - D Whyte
8. Happy Surveys - N Rawiller
9. Team Fortune - C Y Ho
10. Savvy Nature - G Mosse

Z Purton Standby Declared Replacements;

6. Expedite - K C Leung
7. Lucky Hammer - K C Ng
8. Super Talent - B Prebble
9. Sky Man - K C Leung
10. Renaissance Art - B Prebble

A further release will be issued when the Stewards are able to more accurately ascertain the flight arrival time of Jockeys Moreira and Purton. 



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