Tag: 'Caspar Fownes'

Grateful Heart

Grateful Heart wins DBS x Manulife Million Challenge

Grateful Heart has been crowned DBS x Manulife Million Challenge champion, leaving Danny Shum to revel in a third victory in the lucrative Happy Valley...
Aethero

Aethero pleases Fownes, Classique Legend continues to progress

Gun sprinter Aethero pleased trainer Caspar Fownes at Sha Tin yesterday morning (Tuesday, 23 February) as he ramped up his preparation toward a return to...
Waikuku

Waikuku steams to Group 1 Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup victory

John Size has soared higher into Hong Kong racing’s stratosphere after the 11-time champion trainer posted his 1300th winner with Waikuku’s triumph in the HK$12...
Southern Legend

Southern Legend primed for Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup

Nearly a year ago, Southern Legend proved that he can still run rings around his younger adversaries – and the best in Hong Kong –...
Royal Performer

First Group One thrill for trainer Vance

Former champion jockey Bob Vance got to experience the thrill of winning a Group One race from the other side of the fence on Saturday...
Equaletta Blitz

Moreira boosts lead in jockeys’ championship with another treble

Joao Moreira has extended his lead in the Hong Kong jockeys’ premiership with another display of dominance, notching a Happy Valley treble to lead reigning...
Derek Leung

Derek Leung stars at Sha Tin with a treble

Celebrating his first treble in almost a year, Derek Leung identified the virtues of hard work and vital stable support after taking riding honours at...
Sea Of Life

Hong Kong Derby hopes hinge on Sea Of Life’s continued progress

Vincent Ho is confident a BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) tilt remains within Sea Of Life’s grasp as the emerging talent prepares to face a...
Grateful Heart

Million Challenge at Grateful Heart’s mercy after fourth win at Happy Valley

Happy Valley sprint specialist Grateful Heart has built an almost impregnable buffer in the DBS x Manulife Million Challenge after a fourth victory at the...
Inner Flame

Blinkers on as Whyte looks to reignite Inner Flame at Happy Valley

Inner Flame worked in first-time blinkers at Sha Tin last Thursday (28 January) morning and trainer Douglas Whyte is pinning his hopes on not only...
Columbus County

Caspar Fownes begins the journey towards staying features with Columbus County

Revitalised by a brief spell, emerging talent Columbus County will throw down the gauntlet to Hong Kong’s premier stayers in the Group 3 Centenary Vase...
Joao Moreira

Red-hot Moreira looks to keep on rolling at Happy Valley’s midweek fixture

Fresh off Group 1 success and a treble on Sunday (24 January) at Sha Tin, Hong Kong’s leading jockey Joao Moreira is looking to keep...
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...
Igniting

Lui lays down a Happy Valley treble ahead of Golden Sixty’s return

Four days out from the much-anticipated return of Golden Sixty’s attempt to post a 12th consecutive triumph, the champion galloper’s trainer Francis Lui continued an...
Caspar Fownes

Rise High poised to return in Group 1 battle at Sha Tin

Bracing for a tilt at leading miler Golden Sixty, Caspar Fownes has complete faith in Rise High as the injury-ravaged galloper resumes in the Group...
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...
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...
Excellent Proposal

Joao Moreira has faith in Excellent Proposal

With a respectful eye on several rivals, Joao Moreira is bullish about the chances of Excellent Proposal (132lb) in the Class 2 Choi Hung Handicap...
Champion’s Way

John Size finds a winning solution for Champion’s Way

John Size’s decision to bypass Hong Kong’s lucrative LONGINES Hong Kong International Races was vindicated handsomely when Champion’s Way ended an 18-month drought by snaring...
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...
Caspar Fownes

Caspar Fownes heads to Sha Tin New Year’s Day with conservative hopes

The Group 3 Chinese Club Challenge Cup Handicap (1400m) – the second of two New Year’s Day features – sits as a symbolic 2020 launching...
Joao Moreira

Joao Moreira notches another milestone – and a treble

Joao Moreira’s startling ascent into racing’s stratosphere has encompassed yet another milestone with the Brazilian becoming only the third jockey in history to notch 1000...
Royal Performer

Royal Performer all business come raceday

If you watched Royal Performer in track gallops you would think he’d have been better named Pauper or Court Jester. But the ex-Hong Kong galloper...

Classique Legend Unplaced In HK Sprint

Australian sprint star Classique Legend has finished unplaced in the Hong Kong Sprint with honours going to Japanese raider Danon Smash.
Caspar Fownes

Fownes poised to unleash a potent Hong Kong International Races squad

The LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) preparation – both flawed and challenging – is complete, but Caspar Fownes won’t know the success of the operation...