OUR MEMORIES
Premier Bowl


Topmost Primers; Foremost Elites

 

INTRODUCTION

 

The Premier Bowl is one of the pioneering group races of the racing season.
2004-09-09, HSBC announced a three-year sponsorship with HKJC.
From 2004 to 2007 a minimum of 15 races, at least five races in each year, were named the “HSBC Premier Series”.
The Premier titles covered the highest number of races in a series so far under a Jockey Club sponsorship.

 

 

BACKGROUND

 

2006-10-29_9, the HSBC Premier Bowl (handicap) became one the HSBC Premier Series and a local Group race.
2007-10-21_7 a new trophy has been named as the Premier Bowl.

 

 

HIGHLIGHTS

 

Race Date Jockey Horse Trainer Owner Time
2006-10-29_9 W M Lai ABSOLUTE CHAMPION D J Hall Mr & Mrs Eddie Wong Ming Chak 1.08.10
2008-10-26_8 O Doleuze GREEN BIRDIE C Fownes Roger Li Ka Chun 1.08.81
2009-10-25_7 K C Leung INSPIRATION J Moore Mr & Mrs Hui Sai Fun 1.09.02
2010-10-24_7 Y T Cheng CERISE CHERRY D Cruz James Lau Po Man & Alice Woo Wai See 1.08.71
2011-10-30_9 M Du Plessis RICH UNICORN J Size Richard Li Chi Cheung 1.08.82
2012-10-28_7 R Fourie CERISE CHERRY D Cruz James Lau Po Man & Alice Woo Wai See 1.08.55
2013-10-27_7 J Moreira STERLING CITY J Moore Ling Chiu Shing & Gary Ling Kay Wai 1.09.11
2014-10-26_8 Z Purton AEROVELOCITY P O’Sullivan Daniel Yeung Ngai 1.08.70
2015-10-25_9 K Teetan ABLE FRIEND J Moore Dr & Mrs Cornel Li Fook Kwan 1.08.35
2016-10-23_7 B Prebble LUCKY BUBBLES K W Lui Lucky Syndicate 1.08.29

 

 

SUMMARY

 

HSBC Premier Series took the first-ever title sponsor of the Jockey Club’s Premier Class Races.
It enhanced the Jockey Club’s reputation for top-class racing and its role, at least 5 prominent seasonal races of each year.
Along with years of changes, the Premier Bowl has continued as a tourist attraction and focus for one of Hong Kong’s favorite past times and sporting life.

 

 

REFERENCE

 

Premier Bowl races have been held at a distance of 1200 meter on turf of Sha Tin Racecourse, for horses with rating 95+.

 

 

RELATED LINK

 

Thomas Jackson – 《RacingMemories.HK》

 

 

Acknowledgment to HKJC Racing Registry for offering relevant records.

 

 

 


 

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