David Hall
Age: 60
David Hall was born in Adelaide, the son of trainer Joe Hall. He began training at Morphettville in 1988 and moved to Melbourne five years later. Best known at home for winning the Melbourne Cup in 2003 with the brilliant Makybe Diva, he also trained Silent Witness before the champion sprinter switched to Hong Kong. Hall began his training career in Hong Kong in 2004/05. Absolute Champion’s victory in the Group 1 Hong Kong Sprint is his Hong Kong highlight to date, while the 2022/23 season saw Hall return his most number of wins in a single campaign (44). He saddled two Group 3 winners in the 2018/19 season, Ho Ho Khan (Queen Mother Memorial Cup) and Little Giant (Sha Tin Vase).
Notable Wins Include:
Hong Kong Sprint (2006 Absolute Champion), Chairman's Sprint Prize (2007 Absolute Champion), Centenary Sprint Cup (2008 Absolute Champion), Melbourne Cup (2003 Makybe Diva), Sydney Cup (2004 Makybe Diva), Oakleigh Plate (1995 Khaptingly), Australasian Oaks (1999 Episode), South Australian Oaks (1999 Episode), Salinger Stakes (1999 Pharein), Victoria Derby (2000 Hit The Roof), Brisbane Cup (2003 Piachay).
Hong Kong Career Wins (at start of 2023/24 season):
590 (win strike rate: 8.6%).

24/25 Season
Stakes won : - No. of Wins : 0 Total Runners : 0
No. of 2nds : 0 Win % : 0.00%
No. of 3rds : 0
No. of 4ths : 0

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