Tag: 'Christophe Soumillon'

Delightful Laos

Delightful Laos emerges as a potential Hong Kong Derby hopeful

Tony Cruz will aim to add further lustre to his extraordinary BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) record after Delightful Laos emerged as a potential classic...
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...
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...
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...
Savvy Nine

Savvy Nine breaks his Hong Kong maiden in style

A collaboration of champion jockeys – past and present – and brutal discipline paved the way for Savvy Nine to belatedly break his Hong Kong...
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...
Winning For All

Christophe Soumillon returns in style

Returning to competition for the first time since early November, Christophe Soumillon wasted no time in authoring an ominous statement of intent as the Belgian...
Christophe Soumillon

Christophe Soumillon poised to make an immediate impact at Sha Tin

Sidelined from two of the most prestigious meetings in the world because of COVID-19, Belgian ace Christophe Soumillon is anxious to make up for lost...

Top French Jockey Stood Down From HK Meet

Christophe Soumillon will miss the rich International meeting in Hong Kong after failing to gain a release from quarantine officials.
Admire Mars

Win Bright and Admire Mars shoot for a Hong Kong International Races repeat

The one thing we have seen of the Japanese racing in the past decade is a growing hunger to travel abroad, but while 2020 has...
Benbatl

Benbatl wins dirt debut at Meydan

Caulfield Stakes winner and Cox Plate runner-up Benbatl has made a winning debut on dirt at Meydan.
Rattan

Rattan takes Stewards’ route as Gibson’s Wishful for more Group 1 spoils

Richard Gibson is unperturbed by the outsider labels tagged to his stable stalwarts Rattan and Wishful Thinker as they stride into Sunday’s (19 January) two...
Admire Mars

Plenty to Admire for Soumillon in poignant Hong Kong Mile

Admire Mars and an inspired Christophe Soumillon came to the fore in what was an emotional occasion for the Japanese racing industry in the Group...
Marmelo

Marmelo wins Prix Kergolay in France

Marmelo has won the Prix Kergolay at Deauville and is set to return to Australia to try to go one better than his second in...
Thunder Snow

Thunder Snow gives Saeed bin Suroor eighth Dubai World Cup

Saeed bin Suroor has dominated the Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline like no other trainer and won the US $10 million feature for...

Christophe Soumillon sets European record

Christophe Soumillon has become the most successful European Flat jockey in a calendar year.