Declan Schuster

Excellent Proposal

Excellent Proposal leads Size one-two in Hong Kong Classic Mile

Excellent Proposal rose to the top of Hong Kong’s four-year-old pecking order with an impressive win in the Hong Kong Classic Mile (1600m) yesterday afternoon...
Christophe Soumillon

Christophe Soumillon eyes Centenary Sprint Cup with Wishful Thinker

Christophe Soumillon has been eagerly awaiting the opportunity to add another Group 1 in Hong Kong to his impressive haul and today (24 January) at...
Frankie Lor

Lor readies strong contingent of young guns for HK Classic Mile fixture

Frankie Lor has developed a formidable reputation as a trainer capable of preparing young horses for early success and this Sunday (24 January) at Sha...
Jolly Banner

Veteran Banner looks to fly for Yiu in Group 1 Centenary Sprint Cup

Jolly Banner might be in the twilight of his career as a nine-year-old but that didn’t stop him from snaring second in last month’s Group...
Chad Schofield

Maximus for Schofield in Sunday’s Hong Kong Classic Mile

A daring mid-race move by Chad Schofield catapulted Maximus into the thick of Four-Year-Old Classic Series contention and this Sunday (24 January) at Sha Tin...
Snap Fit

Snap Fit returns for Fownes, In-form Size saddles seven

Injury halted the Caspar Fownes-trained Snap Fit’s burgeoning career last season, but this Wednesday (20 January) the handler’s talented six-year-old returns from a 10-month break...
Kings Shield

Dubai beckons for Kings Shield but first it’s Sunday’s dirt feature

Kings Shield (133lb) has developed into a dominant force on the dirt in Hong Kong and this Sunday (17 January) at Sha Tin he’ll look...
Golden Sixty

Golden Sixty tunes up ahead of Group 1 Stewards’ Cup tilt

After his devastating win in last month’s Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Mile, hometown hero Golden Sixty pleased his connections at Sha Tin yesterday morning...
Lucky Patch

Lui has Lucky Patch on Classic Mile trail

After clean-sweeping last season’s Four-Year-Old Classic Series with the brilliant Golden Sixty, trainer Francis Lui is looking to Lucky Patch (117lb) this time around and...
Singapore Sling

Singapore Sling returns to Happy Valley for Group 3 January Cup challenge

Singapore Sling (123lb) returns to Happy Valley tonight (6 January) for the first time since December 2017 with jockey Chad Schofield hoping the gelding can...
Explosive Witness

Fownes’ chance pays with Explosive win in Group 3 Bauhinia Sprint Trophy

Caspar Fownes’ chance with the lowly rated Explosive Witness (113lb) paid off at Sha Tin yesterday (Friday, 1 January) as the Australian-bred exceeded expectations to...
Elusive State

Overseas still an option for Elusive State but first it’s Saturday’s feature

Elusive State is among Hong Kong’s top-ranking dirt-track specialists and this Saturday (26 December) at Sha Tin he’ll contest the headline act, the Class 2...
Beauty Generation

Hong Kong’s record-setting icon Beauty Generation retires

Beauty Generation, one of the greatest champions in the history of Hong Kong horse racing, has retired. Twice crowned Hong Kong’s Horse of the Year,...
David Hayes

David Hayes unveils Conqueror with Hong Kong Derby in mind

This Sunday (20 December) at Sha Tin, two-time champion trainer David Hayes will unveil smart four-year-old Conqueror, who is looking to lay out his BMW...
Danon Smash

Danon Smash follows Lord Kanaloa’s footsteps with Hong Kong glory

Danon Smash followed in the footsteps of his sire Lord Kanaloa with a thrilling victory for Japan in the 2020 Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong...
Win Bright

Win Bright eyes history with one last run for glory

Japan’s Win Bright will aim to become the second horse in history to snare back-to-back Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Cup (2000m) victories this Sunday...
Tower Of London

‘Mature’ Tower Of London looks to boss his rivals in the Hong Kong Sprint

Godolphin’s leading man William Buick will take the reins aboard the only Group 1 winner in Sunday’s Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) as...
Joao Moreira

In-form Moreira nears 1,000 wins with a solid book for Sunday

Championship-leading jockey Joao Moreira is riding at the peak of his powers with 51 wins this term – 20 clear of his nearest rival –...
Voyage Warrior

Yiu readies three as Voyage Warrior looks to fulfill potential

Ricky Yiu heads to Sunday’s (13 December) LONGINES Hong Kong International Races with a three-pronged assault across the four-race HK$95 million showcase spearheaded by Voyage...
Exultant

Exultant gears up to recapture Hong Kong Vase crown

Exultant is already proven as one of the best stayers Hong Kong has ever produced but this Sunday (13 December) at Sha Tin he has...
Rattan

Chad Schofield looks to join father Glyn on Hong Kong Sprint honour roll

Chad Schofield has the chance of producing a significant piece of history this Sunday (13 December) at Sha Tin when he partners Rattan with the...
Amazing Chocolate

Amazing win draws Super Jockey comparisons for Millard

Amazing Chocolate (119lb) scored a win full of merit in the Class 2 Ashley Handicap (1200m) at Sha Tin yesterday (Sunday, 6 December) which had...
Karis Teetan

Teetan ‘hungry’ as ever ahead of International Jockeys’ Championship defence

A determined Karis Teetan will defend his LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship crown next Wednesday (9 December) at Happy Valley against 11 world class rivals as...
Will Power

Will Power aims to keep on rising in hot Sha Tin feature

Karis Teetan is optimistic that an improved Will Power can continue his ascent up the ratings with a third consecutive win in Sunday’s (6 December)...
Kinda Cool

Moreira shines with treble, Lui notches 700 Hong Kong wins

Joao Moreira stole the show once again with his fourth treble in a row last night (Wednesday, 2 December) at Happy Valley, and he capped...