Tag: 'Columbus County'

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 –...
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...
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...
Classique Legend

Mixed fortune for Caspar Fownes

Classique Legend will have to defy LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) history after the joint world’s top-rated sprinter drew barrier one in the HK$22 million...
Joao Moreira

In-form Moreira nears 1,000 wins with a solid book for Sunday

Championship-leading jockey Joao Moreira is riding at the peak of his powers with 51 wins this term – 20 clear of his nearest rival –...
Classique Legend

Top sprinter Classique Legend steps out, Columbus on Cup mission

The world’s joint-highest rated sprinter Classique Legend completed his first piece of fast work on the Sha Tin dirt Tuesday morning (17 November) in preparation...
Columbus County

Moreira bags midweek quartet as Columbus County impresses

Joao Moreira capped a four-timer at Happy Valley on Wednesday (28 October) with a smart victory aboard Columbus County in the Class 2 Time Warp...
Columbus County

Fownes plots December trail for Columbus County

Caspar Fownes is putting his faith in Columbus County to put down a Group 1 marker in the Class 2 Time Warp Handicap (1800m) at...
Columbus County

Columbus helps Purton’s cause, Yiu keeps Lui at bay

Columbus County struck a blow for Zac Purton and this year’s BMW Hong Kong Derby crop with a victory full of promise in the Class...
Columbus County

Columbus leads the Kiwis in this year’s BMW Hong Kong Derby quest

It’s 10 years since Caspar Fownes beamed in the afterglow of Super Satin’s moment of BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) glory and on Sunday (22...
Joao Moreira

Derby aspirants vie for position at Sha Tin on Sunday

The road to the BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) is shortening with the Four-Year-Old Classic Series already underway and the big race less than two...
Preciousship

Preciousship prevails but Columbus County bolts into Classic reckoning

Preciousship (123lb) continued his rich recent form and kept trainer Ricky Yiu ticking along at the top of the premiership with a game victory in...