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Picture: Lyle Hewitson only just got up in the first race today which gave him his 7th win of the season and puts him in 3rd place on his own on the island’s jockeys log (HKJC.com)

Lyle Hewitson was part of a milestone moment at Happy Valley today when partnering 10/1 shot Star Of Wuyi (I Am Invincible) to victory in the first race over 1000m as it gave Me Tsui his 600th Hong win as a trainer.

Watch The Replay Of The Victory Here 

Me Tsui graduated from the HKJC Apprentice Jockeys’ School and rode as a jockey between 1980 and 1986, partnering 21 winners in total.

After working his way through the ranks as assistant trainer, lastly for Francis Lui, Tsui was granted his full trainer’s licence in 2005 and rapidly established himself as a force in the training ranks.

He enjoyed his best season in 2007/08 with 51 victories, which put him third in the trainers’ championship.

The trainer’s slightly unusual forename is an abbreviation of his nickname ‘Amigo’, which was considered too much of a mouthful at Jockeys’ School and so shortened to ‘Me’ – which has stuck ever since.

Tsui’s Fight Hero finished a narrow second in the KOR G1 Korea Sprint at Seoul in 2018.

He reached 500 Hong Kong wins when Sky Treasure won at Sha Tin on 8 May, 2019.