Zac Purton Takes the Honours with a Treble at Happy Valley’s Season Finale

Southern Legend races storms late to win the last race of the season at Happy Valley on Wednesday night in front of a big crowd of 24,794. Photos: Kenneth Chan Zac Purton stole the show with a winning treble at a Happy Valley season finale on Wednesday night for the absent and the absent at heart. Caspar Fownes was “the absent” as the Valley king has already commenced the summer break with his family overseas but it didn’t stop him landing a winning double with Imperial Seal (Purton) and Southern Legend (Karis Teetan). David Hall was the absent at heart, signing off before this Sunday’s last bow at Sha Tin as he prepares to be married in Australia in the coming weeks, but bidding farewell with a double of his own as 101-1 chance Flying Quest (Chad Schofield) stunned punters in race six before the strongly fancied Dr Listening (Purton) made up for his unlucky last start defeat 30 minutes later. Purton, who also scored on Starlight for Dennis Yip Chor-hong to make up his three, went out of his way to massage Dr Listening to the front, no sooner than he needed to and without the use of the whip. Zac Purton gets the best out of Dr Listening at Happy Valley on Wednesday night. “Well, you saw last time he should have won. Whether it was hitting the front too soon or it was the whip, he went sideways when he came to win it and there’s no doubt he should have won,” Hall said. “We didn’t know which one it was so Zac was trying to manage all those things this time, and Dr Listening was strong to the line. “I guess if there was a little question on him beforehand it was the preparation he has had in three runs for me – 1,200m, then 1,650m and now 1,800m in the space of five weeks – but that turned out the least of his worries.” Most punters were checking their racebooks when Flying Quest arrived late to win the sixth but it was a happy story in the Hall yard despite the price. “I was thinking of him more as a next season horse, he hadn’t really got his act together yet, but his last couple of runs had been OK,” Hall said. “When his owner asked if he should have a small bet on him …

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