Premiership winning jockey Hugh Bowman has confirmed he will return to race riding in Sydney on August 2 following a successful stint in Hong Kong.

Bowman, who rode 13 winners and 29 placings from 140 rides during his time in Hong Kong, will miss the final meeting at Sha Tin on Sunday due to suspension.

With the Sydney racing season drawing to a close, Bowman has elected to enjoy his break with his family in Ireland before a return for the start of the new seaso