Dec 9 LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship
The LONGINES International Jockeys' Championship lives up to its reputation as the premier contest of its kind on the global calendar. On Wednesday, December 9 at Happy Valley Racecourse, a record HK$800,000 prize shared by the top three riders. The first of the major events in a week-long celebration of international racing, it is followed by the LONGINES Hong Kong International Races on Sunday, December 13 at Sha Tin Racecourse.
Past winners include Douglas Whyte, Ryan Moore, Joao Moreira, Hugh Bowman, Zac Purton, Silvestre de Sousa and last year’s champion Karis Teetan.
The LONGINES International Jockeys' Championship’s four races are races 4, 5, 7 and 8. Jockeys are awarded 12 points for a race win, 6 points for finishing 2nd, and 4 points for 3rd. The jockey with the highest points accumulated will be the night’s champion, as well as the evening’s Jockey Challenge winner.
Zac Purton bags LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship glory in a cliff-hanger finish to claim the HK$800,000 series
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