Homan Ho / Journalist

Homan developed a love of horse racing from his early encounters with racing arcade games. He has been an expert on Japanese racing for more than 15 years, and is an active member of the internet-based racing community. Homan is also a contributor at ‘Gold Racing’.




Homan Ho

JRA Blackbook: Duramente filly still Soaring following dirt switch

Duramente three-year-old Thermal Soaring looks a completely different horse following a switch from turf to dirt, while a daughter of Heart's Cry displayed her sprinting potential with a Class 2 victory at Hanshin.

Homan Ho

JRA Blackbook: Quick Bio keeps her mind on the job at Hanshin

Saturday's Hanshin meeting saw Naosuke Sugai's Quick Bio emerge as a possible stakes performer, while on Sunday a daughter of Satono Diamond dazzled with an all-the-way Newcomer win.

Homan Ho

JRA Blackbook: Catfight claws new Nakayama record

A new Nakayama record mark suggested Group One assignments loom for a daughter of Discreet Cat, while earlier in the day a son of Epiphaneia ran right up to his lofty pedigree with a dominant Newcomer performance.

Homan Ho

JRA Blackbook: bigger and better La Seule makes winning return at Niigata

A daughter of Kitasan Black returned from injury to dominate at Niigata, while a two-year-old filly broke her maiden in devastating style at Sapporo.

Homan Ho

JRA Blackbook: all smiles for well-related filly at Niigata

American bloodlines feature prominently in this week's JRA Blackbook after a filly out of a Grade 1 Ashland Stakes-winning mare won impressively at Niigata, while the son of a Belmont Stakes runner-up was dominant in a Sapporo Newcomer.

Homan Ho

JRA Blackbook: Belle earns admirers in Niigata Newcomer

A daughter of Suave Richard ran right up to her strong pedigree with a debut victory at Niigata, while a Kizuna filly dominated from the front at Kokura.

Homan Ho

JRA Blackbook: Enya Love Faith sails away with Chukyo Newcomer

A son of A Shin Hikari found his flow in a 2YO Newcomer at Chukyo, while another juvenile made emphatic amends for a debut defeat.

Homan Ho

JRA Blackbook: Vent Vive goes like the wind at Fukushima

A son of Daiwa Major finished powerfully at Fukushima to open his winning account at start number two, while a Kazuya Makita-trained three-year-old benefitted from a drop in distance at Chukyo.

Homan Ho

JRA Blackbook: Screen Hero filly makes it three straight at Fukushima

Screen Hero filly Soleil Vita added to her picket fence with another stylish win at Fukushima, while a son of Big Arthur turned heads with a dominant display in a 2YO Newcomer.




    Subscribe now & get exclusive weekly content from Asian Racing Report direct to your inbox

      Expert ratings, tips & analysis for Hong Kong racing