Tag: 'Champions Mile'

Southern Legend

Southern Legend ready to roar in the Lion Rock Trophy

Southern Legend dug deep into his gritty reserves when fending off Beauty Generation to earn a first Group 1 win in last month’s FWD Champions...
Southern Legend

First Group 1 for Ho as Southern Legend edges Beauty Generation

Southern Legend was supposed to be preparing for a third straight win in the Kranji Mile but Plan B worked out far better for the...
Waikuku

Waikuku looks to bounce back against Beauty Generation

If any horse can stop Beauty Generation from winning a record third FWD Group 1 Champions Mile at Sha Tin on Sunday, 26 April, the...
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...
Viva Pataca

Moore’s not looking back as he readies for FWD Champions Day

John Moore has the best overall record of any trainer in the Group 1 features that now make up Hong Kong’s HK$63 million FWD Champions...
Beauty Generation

Purton’s dream partner, a Beauty of a double act

Champion horses and their jockeys are racing’s great double acts. Seabiscuit had Red Pollard, Secretariat had Ron Turcotte, Hugh Bowman is forever Winx’s man, Frankel...
More Than This

More Than This has questions to answer in FWD Champions Mile

More Than This heads into Sunday’s (26 April) HK$20 million Group 1 FWD Champions Mile in the midst of an identity crisis of sorts but...
Beauty Generation

Horse of the Year title is back in Beauty Generation’s sights

Beauty Generation is facing a strong challenge for Hong Kong’s Horse of the Year award this season and anything but a record third straight victory...
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...
Decrypt

Decrypt down in distance

The Frankie Lor-trained Decrypt (128lb) who holds an engagement in the Group 1 FWD Champions Mile on 26 April, steps down in trip, as well...
Beauty Generation

Beauty Generation back to best in Hong Kong

Beauty Generation has bounced back to winning form in the Group Two Chairman's Trophy at Sha Tin ahead of the Champion's Mile.
Beauty Generation

Beauty Generation bosses the Group 2 Chairman’s Trophy

Beauty Generation brushed aside the younger challenger and shrugged off old rivals to win the Group 2 Chairman’s Trophy (1600m) at Sha Tin yesterday (Sunday,...
Waikuku

Beauty Generation and Waikuku primed for Chairman’s Trophy clash

Beauty Generation showed last time out that any ‘has-been’ talk was premature but when the champ takes on Waikuku in Sunday’s (5 April) Group 2...
Southern Legend

Plan B enacted as Southern Legend heads to Group 2 Chairman’s Trophy

Southern Legend will take on an unscheduled assignment in the Group 2 Chairman’s Trophy (1600m) at Sha Tin on Sunday (5 April) with plans for...
Joao Moreira

Purton and Moreira set for long tussle but first it’s FWD Champions Day

Joao Moreira relinquished his lead in the jockeys’ title race to reigning champion Zac Purton at Happy Valley midweek and both riders are psyched for...
Win Bright

Nominations for FWD Champions Day at Sha Tin

Elite Japanese raiders, high-class challengers from Australia and Europe, and Hong Kong’s brilliant best are among the list of 85 horses holding 102 nominations for...
Maurice

Young sires Lord Kanaloa and Maurice are helping shift perceptions

In England it’s long been the Derby, Australia has the Golden Slipper, France the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, North America looks to the Kentucky...

Champions Mile win puts Beauty Generation in Horse of the Year frame

Beauty Generation put himself into the picture for Hong Kong Horse of the Year honours after confirming his place as the best 1600m horse in...

Ping Hai Star among nominations for the three Group 1s on Audemars Piguet QEII Cup day

Hong Kong’s brilliant Derby winner Ping Hai Star is among the 116 horses from 12 jurisdictions nominated to contest one of three Group 1 features...
Joao Moreira Neorealism

Free entry for G1 HKJC feature races closes in 4 weeks

The free entry period for the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s three spring Group 1 features, the Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup (2000m), the Champions...