Tag: 'Chairmans Sprint Prize'

Wellington

Wellington hits Hong Kong Sprint trail

After a superb first full-season in Hong Kong which encompassed Group 1 glory, jockey Alexis Badel is brimming with excitement ahead of Wellington’s return after...
Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges

FWD Champions Day again showcases the best of Hong Kong

A landmark FWD Champions Day, crowned by Vincent Ho’s Group 1 double, record turnover and the emergence of a potential future champion are evidence of...
Wellington

Wellington justifies Gibson’s faith with stunning Chairman’s Sprint Prize triumph

Trainer Richard Gibson yesterday (Sunday, 25 April) claimed a second HK$18 million Group 1 Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1200m) at Sha Tin with potentially outstanding four-year-old...
Richard Gibson

Richard Gibson double-handed as Rattan and Wellington challenge Danon Smash

Richard Gibson concedes toppling Danon Smash in the Group 1 HK$18 million Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1200m) on Sunday (25 April) is a formidable challenge but...
Golden Sixty

Golden Sixty primed to excel

Armed with an impressive arsenal of Group 1 mounts at Sha Tin on Sunday (25 April), Vincent Ho is chasing perfection aboard Golden Sixty as...
Danon Smash

Legendary Japanese trainer puts Danon Smash on a par with champion Lord Kanaloa

Takayuki Yasuda has sounded an ominous warning ahead of Sunday’s (25 April) HK$18 million Group 1 Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1200m) by declaring Danon Smash the...
Amazing Star

Amazing Star aims to prove he’s no fluke in Chairman’s Sprint Prize

Amazing Star caused one of the biggest feature-race shocks in Hong Kong racing history when he landed the Group 2 Sprint Cup (1200m) earlier this...
Wellington

Wellington ready to press for Group 1 glory in Chairman’s Sprint Prize

Alexis Badel is keeping the faith in Wellington when he lines up in Sunday’s (25 April) HK$18 million Group 1 Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1200m), hopeful...
Karis Teetan

Teetan goes for Glory in Sunday’s FWD QEII Cup

Karis Teetan believes he is ready to reap the rewards from a pair of off-season stints in Japan when he partners Glory Vase in the...
Frankie Lor

Frankie Lor eyes FWD Champions Day glory with trio of runners

Frankie Lor hopes lightning can strike twice in the same setting as he prepares to unleash Big Party and Fat Turtle against crack Japanese speedster...
Golden Sixty

FWD Champions Day has top-class contenders in three exciting races

FWD Champions Day at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday, 25 April will bring together the very best of Hong Kong’s elite gallopers and a top-line...
Amazing Star

Amazing Star emerges as an improbable ruler in the Group 2 Sprint Cup

Stunned by an Easter Monday miracle, Jimmy Ting is unlikely to tempt fate twice by aiming blowout Group 2 Sprint Cup (1200m) winner Amazing Star...
Ricky Yiu

Back-to-back bid for Voyage Warrior in Easter Monday’s Group 2 Sprint Cup

Ricky Yiu has a strong reputation when it comes to nurturing sprint talents, his four wins in the Group 2 Sprint Cup (1200m) are unrivalled...
Daring Tact

Japan enters strong contingent for FWD Champions Day

Japan’s elite and Hong Kong’s brilliant best are among the list of 77 horses holding entries for FWD Champions Day at Sha Tin on Sunday,...
Wellington

Wellington capitalises on handicap conditions

Long regarded as one of the fastest horses Richard Gibson has handled, Wellington took a crucial step towards elite sprint contests with emphatic success in...
Winning Dreamer

Lor hopes Winning Dreamer can demonstrate Group 1 potential

Winning Dreamer (113lb) will attempt to upstage the upper echelon of Hong Kong’s sprint division when he contests a hot Class 1 Lantau Island Handicap...
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...
Flash Famous

Flash Famous shoots for a five-star night at the Valley

Frankie Lor heads into today’s (29 April) Happy Valley meeting with course specialist Flash Famous looking to become the first horse this season to win...
Mr Stunning

Mr Stunning lifts for a Chairman’s Sprint Prize shock

Mr Stunning lived up to his name and cemented his place as one of Hong Kong’s finest sprinters yesterday afternoon (26 April) at Sha Tin...
Wellington

Wellington’s star on the rise

Group 1 action will dominate FWD Champions Day at Sha Tin on Sunday (26 April) but one of Hong Kong racing’s exciting young prospects will...
Aethero

Moore’s smiling as Aethero and Beauty get five

John Moore believes Aethero is “definitely the one they’ve all got to beat” after the precocious sprinter yesterday morning (Thursday, 23 April) drew gate five...
Hot King Prawn

Hot King Prawn’s time is now

Hot King Prawn is one of the most dependable horses in training and at Sha Tin this Sunday (26 April) trainer John Size is hopeful...
Voyage Warrior

Yiu’s looking to Voyage Warrior for a Group 1 topping

Ricky Yiu is enjoying his best season ever in terms of his numerical success and on Sunday (26 April) at Sha Tin he will attempt...
Thanks Forever

Thanks Forever in blinkers for Group 1 Chairman’s Sprint Prize

Thanks Forever worked in first-time blinkers at Sha Tin on Monday (20 April) morning and trainer John Moore is pinning his hopes on the headgear...
Beauty Generation

FWD Champions Day has top class contenders in three exciting races

FWD Champions Day at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday, 26 April will bring together the very best of Hong Kong’s elite gallopers in three exciting...