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Purton signs off with double at Happy Valley

PA Sport 5:51pm, Wed 15 Jul 2020

Zac Purton is champion jockey in Hong Kong once again (Hong Kong Jockey Club) Zac Purton set the seal on another championship-winning season in Hong Kong as he rode a double on Wednesday’s final card of the campaign at Happy Valley. Purton had already secured a third straight title ahead of the closing meeting after claiming a double at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Margarson considering options for Ropey Guest

PA Sport 5:19pm, Wed 15 Jul 2020

Ropey Guest (second from left) during the Jersey Stakes at Royal Ascot (Julian Finney/PA) Ropey Guest could target the Listed William Hill King Charles II Stakes at York on Sunday as he looks to claim a long-awaited first victory. Placed in all but three of a dozen efforts since making his debut in May last year, the George Margarson-trained colt has run creditably in a succession of Graded contests – but a first-place finish remains elusive.