Frankie Lor Fu-chuen
Age: 58
Background:
Frankie Lor began his career as a rider in Hong Kong, notching 27 wins between 1981 and 1995. He became a work rider and then an assistant to a number of trainers, most notably to two of Hong Kong’s greats, John Moore and John Size. Lor was granted a full licence ahead of the 2017/18 Hong Kong racing season. His first win was achieved with his first runner, Yourthewonforme, in a Class 4 contest at the season opener on 3 September, 2017. Lor ended that campaign second in the championship behind his old master John Size. His final tally of 65 wins surpassed Hong Kong’s previous best first-season total, set by Size when winning his first Hong Kong trainers’ championship in 2002. Lor landed his first Group 1 win in only his second season, scooping a double at the 2018 Hong Kong International Races with Mr Stunning (Hong Kong Sprint) and Glorious Forever (Hong Kong Cup). That season also saw him land a first Hong Kong Derby triumph as he swept the 2019 Four-Year-Old Classic Series with Furore and Mission Tycoon. Mr Stunning brought Lor another Group 1 success in the 2020 Chairman’s Sprint Prize. Lor closed out another season of remarkable consistency with a fine 65 wins in 2020/21 and a second Hong Kong Classic Cup success. In 2021/22, Lor shot the lights out with a personal best 90 wins to be crowned 2021/22 Hong Kong Champion Trainer. He also added three more Group race wins to his tally that term, namely the Jockey Club Cup, Chinese Club Challenge Cup and Bauhinia Sprint Trophy. Lor finished another consistent season with 65 wins throughout the 2022/23 campaign, placing third to the championship-winning John Size.
Achievements:
Hong Kong Champion Trainer (2021/22).
Notable Wins Include:
Hong Kong Sprint (2018 Mr Stunning), Hong Kong Cup (2018 Glorious Forever), Chairman’s Sprint Prize (2020 Mr Stunning), Hong Kong Derby (2019 Furore), Hong Kong Classic Mile (2019 Furore), Hong Kong Classic Cup (2019 Mission Tycoon, 2021 Healthy Happy), G2 Jockey Club Cup (2021 Reliable Team), G3 Chinese Club Challenge Cup (2022 Healthy Happy), G3 January Cup (2019 Simply Brilliant, 2023 Money Catcher), G3 Premier Cup (2019 Flying Thunder), G3 Bauhinia Sprint Trophy (2019 Big Party, 2022 Master Eight). G3 Ladies’ Purse (2022 Money Catcher).
Hong Kong Career Wins (at start of 2023/24 season):
394 (win strike rate: 12.4%).

23/24 Season         Up to Race Meeting of 25/02/2024
Stakes won : $57,949,540 No. of Wins : 25 Total Runners : 284
No. of Wins in past 10 race days : 6 No. of 2nds : 19 Win % : 8.80%
No. of 3rds : 21
No. of 4ths : 27

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