OUR MEMORIES
MOORE, W Gary

Gary Moore



 

The Idol of Hong Kong Race-goers

 

Gary Moore has been the first idol making the professionalization of Hong kong Racing.

 

 

The Prince of the Racing Kingdom

 

Gary W. Moore came from a legendary Racing Family Background:
Son of Famous Jockey and Trainer George Moore.

 

Younger brother of Jockey and Trainer John Moore.

 

 

 

 

HIGHLIGHTS

 

Gary W. Moore was a successful jockey who won seven Hong Kong riding championships.

 

Racing Record in Hong Kong:

 

Season : wins/rides

1971-1972: 11/65
1972-1973: 26/130
1973-1974: 33/186
1974-1975: 43/221
1975-1976: 53/261
1976-1977: 49/234
1977-1978: 52/270
1978-1979: 37/222
1979-1980: 81/310
1980-1981 :52/306
1981-1982: 64/301
1982-1983: 57/303
1983-1984: 48/301
1984-1985: 60/311
1985-1986: 27/153
1996-1997: 1/9
Total Wins 694

Including: @ not thoroughbred

 

 

1971-1972
Hong Kong Club Cup (BLUE PETER@)
Ladies’ Purse (BUSY TOWN)

 

1972-1973
Wayfoong Centenary Bowl (LUCKY TIME)

 

1973-1974
Kwangtung Handicap Cup (FAITHFULLY YOURS@)

 

1974-1975
HK Champions-Chater Cup (SUPER WIN)
Kukri Trophy (NATURAL VIGOUR)
HKUAA Cup (SUGAR PEARL)
Sassoon Challenge Cup (SUPER WIN)
Governor‘s Cup (SUPER WIN)
Ladies’ Purse (RESOURCEFUL)
St Andrew’s Quaich (SUN LORD)

 

1975-1976
Chinese Club Cup (SUPER WIN)
HK Champions-Chater Cup (SUPER WIN)
Queen Elizabeth II Cup (SUPER WIN)
Jockeys Invitation Plate (BLACK BRONZE)
Country Club Challenge Cup (LUCKY PIERRE)
Pearce Memorial Cup (GINGER BOY)
St Andrew’s Quaich (CHIEN LUNG)

 

1976-1977
HK Champions-Chater Cup (SUPER WIN)
Stock Exchange Cup (EVER WIN)
Jockeys Invitation Plate (MABUHAY)
Pearce Memorial Cup (CERTAIN PRINCE)
Saunders Trophy (TIVOLI FOUNTAIN)
IRC Cup (HARRINGTON)

 

1977-1978
Jockeys Invitation Cup (AERAS)
Cricket Club Valley Stakes (WINNERS’ DELIGHT)
Kwangtung Handicap Cup (GOOD FIT)
HKUAA Cup (WINNERS’ DELIGHT)
St Andrew’s Quaich (COMMENDATION)

 

1978-1979
HK Champions-Chater Cup (SILVER LINING)
Stewards’ Cup (SILVER LINING)
St George’s Cup (PINK JET)

 

1979-1980
Hong Kong Derby (EXCALIBUR)
Hong Kong Gold Cup (SILVER LINING)
Kukri Trophy (VIVA PATACA)
Sha Tin Vase (FOREVER BRIGHT)
P & O Cup (LUCKY FELLOW)
American Club Cup (SENSATION)
Sassoon Challenge Cup (EXCALIBUR)
Flyaway Cup (LUCKY PIERRE)

 

1980-1981
HK Champions-Chater Cup (SILVER LINING)
Hong Kong Derby (FLASH OF GOLD)
Hong Kong Gold Cup (SILVER LINING)
Sha Tin Trophy (EXCALIBUR)
Peninsula Golden Jubilee Cup (BIG SALOON)
Stock Exchange Cup (BIG SALOON)
CCC Cup (SHAMROCK)
Governor‘s Cup (SILVER LINING)
Kwangtung Handicap Cup (FOREVER BRIGHT)

 

1981-1982
Centurion Trophy (GILGIT)
Chinese Club Cup (GILGIT)
Hong Kong Classic Trial (GILGIT)
Sandown Park Cup (GILGIT##)
##deadheat
Sassoon Challenge Cup (VILLA D’AGUANTE)
Ladies’ Purse (SPORTING CHANCE)

 

1982-1983
Chinese Club Cup (GILGIT)
Kukri Trophy (GAGNE MAINTENANT)
CCC Cup (VELOCITY)
Hong Kong Club Cup (SUPERB MASTER)
HKU Alumni Association Cup (INVINCIBLE)
St George’s Cup (IMPERIAL PRIDE)

 

1983-1984
Stewards’ Cup (GILGIT)
Wayfoong Centenary Bowl (SPRING DELIGHT)
Manawatu Racing Club Trophy (GREAT SPEED)
Sandown Park Cup (GILGIT)
Hermes Cup (GILGIT)
Police Cup (ONE-FOR-ONE)

 

1984-1985
HK Champions-Chater Cup (GAY EIGHTIES)
Sha Tin Trophy (GILGIT)
Stock Exchange Cup (VELOCITY)
Cricket Club Valley Stakes (SO SO)
Hermes Cup (GILGIT)
Volunteers’ Cup (FLYING COLOURS)
Flyaway Cup (BETTABOB)
Police Cup (SHOGUN)
Brian Taylor Memorial Handicap (DEVONSHIRE)

 

1985-1986
Hong Kong Classic Trial (DISTINCTION)
Sha Tin Trophy (DISTINCTION)
Governor‘s Cup (ASIAN SPLENDOR)

 

 

Teaming with his father George Moore, Gary won 2 Derby:

 

1980-04-28 EXCALIBUR owned by Li & Fenton

 

1981-01-03 FLASH OF GOLD owned by Colin Chan Ken Pin

 

1975-11-01 Gary Moore and George Moore teamed up for 5 wins at Happy Valley out of 9 races.

 

R-Ind. R-# Class Dist. Race Field Winner Trainer
42 R2 2 1650 Hampstead Handicap 13 GOTEBORG G Moore
43 R3 4 2230 Prestwick Handicap 5 VIE EN ROSE G Moore
45 R5 S.Grif 1235 Lancashire Stakes 9 HORSEPOWER G Moore
46 R6 1 1800 Norfolk Handicap 4 SUPER WIN G Moore
47 R7 4 1650 Battersea Handicap 14 CHIEN LUNG G Moore

 

He also rode in Europe where his won the:

 

1981 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe on GOLD RIVER.

 

1988, he rode the filly RAVINELLA to victory in the British Classic, the 1,000 Guineas.

 

1988, plus the French Poule d’Essai des Pouliches, equivalent of the 1,000 Guineas.

 

 

 

 

SUMMARY

 

Top horses ridden by Gary Moore:

 

  • SUPER WIN
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  • SILVER LINING
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  • GILGIT
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    REFERENCE

     

    Like his father, and eldest brother, Gary Moore also turned to training after his riding career was over and in Taipa has twice won the Hong Kong Macau Trophy as champion trainer.

     

     

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