Hong Kong horse racing news

Mitsumasa Nakauchida aiming to claim first overseas Group 1 title

Serifos and Prognosis will represent the Mitsumasa Nakauchida Stable in the 2023 Hong Kong International Races at Sha Tin.

Aidan O’Brien with four runners at Hong Kong International Races

Luxembourg fronts a squad which is represented in each one of the Hong Kong International Races (HKIR) for trainer Aidan O'Brien.

Caspar Fownes debuts Hong Kong Derby hopeful

Plotting a third Hong Kong Derby (2000m) conquest, Caspar Fownes will unveil Classics contender Awesome Fluke at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Hideyuki Mori looks for another international crown in Hong Kong

Japanese horses have dominated many of the major international race meetings, and Hideyuki Mori is hoping that continues at HKIR on December 10.

Voyage Bubble, Beauty Eternal limber up for HKIR with trial wins

Voyage Bubble and Beauty Eternal showed they are on target for the Hong Kong International Races with solid trial wins at Sha Tin on Thursday...

Chill Chibi sweeps into Hong Kong Derby calculations

Chill Chibi took another significant step towards the HK$26 million Hong Kong Derby (2000m) in March after Danny Shum’s young stayer overpowered older rivals.

Andre Fabre returns in quest of more HKIR success

Master trainer Andre Fabre has been one of Europe’s most consistent supporters of the Hong Kong International Races at Sha Tin.

Romantic Warrior on cusp of history ahead of Hong Kong Cup defence

Romantic Warrior will chase consecutive wins in the HK$36 million Group 1 Hong Kong Cup (2000m) on December 10 at Sha Tin.

Another record beckons for fresh Golden Sixty in Hong Kong Mile

Breaking records seems to come quite easily for Golden Sixty – Hong Kong’s superstar racehorse who has already gone where no other has been before.

Japan’s “King” relishes competing against the world’s top jockeys

Yuga Kawada has received the opportunity to join the International Jockeys’ Championship for third a straight year at Happy Valley.

In-form James McDonald has sights set on Hong Kong features

James McDonald is on a two-pronged mission after arriving in Hong Kong following riding stints in Sydney as possibly the most in-form jockey in the...

James McDonald delights Tony Cruz with Chevalier Cup masterclass

Tony Cruz has lauded James McDonald’s precision ride to snare the Class 1 Chevalier Cup Handicap (1600m) on The Golden Scenery.

Alexis Badel has faith in Happy Together ahead of Chevalier Cup

Alexis Badel is confident Happy Together has the qualities to contend strongly in the HK$4.075 million Chevalier Cup (1600m) at Sha Tin on Sunday

Racing’s perfect pair return for International Jockeys’ Championship

Hollie Doyle and Tom Marquand are a polite and unassuming pair who have captured attention of the racing world through their exploits.

Barzalona hopes to time it right on latest Hong Kong mission

The two most recent memories of French ace Mickael Barzalona lodged with Hong Kong's passionate fans is a pair of late dashes.

Karis Teetan, Vincent Ho and Lyle Hewitson claim IJC berths

Karis Teetan, Vincent Ho and Lyle Hewitson will compete in the coveted International Jockeys’ Championship (IJC) on December 6.

16 individual Group 1 winners feature in HKIR selection

A stellar cast of world-class horses headed by Golden Sixty and Romantic Warrior have been selected for the HKIR meeting on December 10 at Sha...

Brenton Avdulla pursues International Jockeys’ Championship debut

Brenton Avdulla’s dazzling form has lifted him into a coveted International Jockeys’ Championship (IJC) spot, and will get his chance to do so at Happy...

Straight Arron’s Jockey Club Cup triumph justifies Fownes’ faith

Straight Arron has continued a building advance towards the HK$36 million Hong Kong Cup (2000m) next month with victory in the Group 2 Jockey Club...

Beauty Eternal lifts Jockey Club Mile as Golden Sixty test looms

Beauty Eternal landed the biggest prize of his burgeoning career in Sunday’s HK$5.35 million Group 2 BOCHK Private Wealth Jockey Club Mile (1600m) at Sha...

Lucky Sweynesse bounces back to form with Jockey Club Sprint win

Lucky Sweynesse produced a fighting finish to narrowly down Victor The Winner to claim successive victories in the Group 2 Jockey Club Sprint (1200m).

John Size posts 1,500th Hong Kong win

John Size added another remarkable layer to an extraordinary career when the 12-time champion trainer saddled his 1,500th Hong Kong winner at Sha Tin.

‘Amazing’ Golden Sixty limbers up as Vincent Ho returns to action

Vincent Ho was beaming after partnering Hong Kong’s champion Golden Sixty at Tuesday morning’s barrier trial session at Sha Tin.

Taj Dragon rises chasing a Happy Valley first

Pierre Ng is confident Taj Dragon can overcome Happy Valley’s nuances when he lines up under jockey Zac Purton on Wednesday night.

John Size craves more success as 1,500-win milestone looms

Tuchel and Red Lion will look to deliver master trainer’s John Size his 1,500th Hong Kong win at Sha Tin on Saturday afternoon.