Tag: 'Champions Mile'

Vincent Ho

Vincent Ho shares World’s Best Jockey ranking leadership

Vincent Ho has soared to joint leadership of the 2021 LONGINES World’s Best Jockey rankings after a career-best pair of Group 1 triumphs at the...
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...
Golden Sixty

Golden Sixty extends unbeaten run to 14 with Champions Mile triumph

Stretched to the limit, Golden Sixty bravely extended his unbeaten run to 14 at Sha Tin yesterday afternoon (Sunday, 25 April) with a slender victory...
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...
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...
Mighty Giant

Giant upset for Callan and Yiu in Easter Monday’s Group 2 Chairman’s Trophy

Mighty Giant (123lb) bossed his rivals with an all-the-way victory in yesterday’s (Monday 5 April) Group 2 Chairman’s Trophy (1600m) at Sha Tin for jockey...
Sky Field

Caspar Fownes confident Sky Field is a tremendous long-term project

Yet to reach and fulfil his true potential and pitted against the explosively-gifted Wellington, Sky Field will be given the opportunity to build both experience...
Classique Legend

Classique Legend dazzles in trial as Lui mulls Champions Mile for Golden Sixty

Classique Legend has taken another significant step towards a competitive return with a blistering 1000m trial victory at Sha Tin on Tuesday morning (23 March)...
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,...
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.