Golden Sixty and Zac Purton take early lead in ‘Most Popular’ voting

08/07/2022 15:20

The voting for this year’s ‘Most Popular’ titles has reached its halfway point and according to the standings so far – based on the votes as of Thursday, 7 July (11.59pm) – Zac Purton is holding an early lead in the Most Popular Jockey race by 3.4% over Joao Moreira, while Golden Sixty (69.8%) easily outnumbers his opponents as Hong Kong’s Most Popular Horse.

Vote now to support your favourite horse and jockey. Every vote counts.

Current Ranking Most Popular Horse Most Popular Jockey
1st Golden Sixty (69.8%) Zac Purton (28.7%)
2nd Romantic Warrior (14.8%) Joao Moreira (25.3%)
3rd Russian Emperor (6.7%) Matthew Chadwick (15.3% )

The 2021/22 “Most Popular Horse and Jockey” nominees are as follows. Public voting will run until 11.59pm on Wednesday, 13 July at

Code Most Popular Horse Most Popular Jockey
1 Golden Sixty Alexis Badel
2 Romantic Warrior Matthew Chadwick
3 Russian Emperor Vincent Ho
4 Sky Field Derek Leung
5 Stronger Joao Moreira
6 Waikuku Zac Purton
7 Wellington Blake Shinn
8 Others# Karis Teetan
9   Others#

#Voters can choose “Others” and fill in the unlisted horse or jockey name(s) provided that the nominated horse or jockey competed during the 2021/22 season.

Successful voters will be entered into a lucky draw* automatically to win fabulous prizes as follows:

Grand Prize 1 winner Supermarket gift coupon with total value of HK$10,000
Second Prize 1 winner Supermarket gift coupon with total value of HK$5,000
Third Prize 300 winners Supermarket gift coupon with total value of HK$100 for each winner

The results will be announced at the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s Champion Awards 2021/22 presentation ceremony, held on Friday, 15 July. The ceremony will be livestreamed via the Club’s online platforms including the Hong Kong Jockey Club Website, HKJC Racing Facebook Page, HKJC Racing Sports Facebook Page, HKJC YouTube Channel, HKJC Racing Twitter and the HKJC TV App.

All participants must be aged 18 or above and hold a valid Hong Kong Identity Card or Hong Kong travel document and Hong Kong mobile number. Please call the Club’s Customer Service Hotline on 1817 for enquiries or visit for details, terms & conditions.

*Trade Promotion Competition License No. 55824

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