David Morgan / Chief Journalist

David was the Hong Kong Jockey Club's Racing Editor and Senior Racing Writer for nine years. Starting out as an intern at the Racing Post, David gained international experience as a journalist for RaceWeek magazine in Dubai, then returned to London for six years at the Racenews agency. He was most recently lead writer for Asia Bloodstock News.




David Morgan

Is there a champion in this year’s Mile Championship?

Proven form, a comeback or the rising star: Serifos, Danon The Kid and Eton Barrows aim up for Mile Championship.

David Morgan

More jockey drama in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Jockey Club has charged Harry Bentley, but whatever the outcome of that, a week and a half from now the focus will have moved on to which jockeys made the IJC shortlist.

David Morgan

Five Japanese angles at the Breeders’ Cup

Nine became eight on Wednesday with the scratching of Ecoro Neo from the G1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, but still the size and quality of Japan’s team at Santa Anita makes it an exciting force.

David Morgan

Cox Plate joy was indescribable, but Shum has moved on

Romantic Warrior’s Cox Plate victory at Moonee Valley was the first major in Australia for a Hong Kong horse, but the champ is back at Sha Tin and the focus now falls on the Hong Kong Cup.

David Morgan

Is the Tenno Sho Autumn a two-horse race?

Equinox is the clear favourite to win Sunday’s big race at Tokyo, but can Do Deuce prove his Derby superiority to be right? JRA expert David Morgan takes a look at some of the key questions around the Group 1 clash.

David Morgan

Is it time for Champions Day to ‘come home’?

It’s 13 years since British racing’s powers that be trod on tradition and moved the Champion Stakes to Ascot, but yet another wet October day in Berkshire suggests the old-timers knew best.

David Morgan

Heat is off Danon Tornado in the Kikuka Sho

The Nakauchida stable is hunting further Classic success on Sunday, plus the latest on Prognosis, Serifos and a two-year-old with big potential.

David Morgan

The politics that could decide Macau racing’s fate

New horse shipments are desperately needed for the Macau Jockey Club to survive but there is no word from officials, while China’s policies loom as the key to the sport’s future in the ailing jurisdiction.

David Morgan

Liberty Island has more in the tank

Trainer Mitsu Nakauchida believes Liberty Island will improve into her next run, wherever that may be, after his champion filly arrived first-up from a summer break to win the Shuka Sho.



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