Tag: 'Hong Kong Classic Cup'

Enjoying

Enjoying steps up for Queen Mother Memorial Cup

Enjoying’s career in Hong Kong hasn’t been straightforward but trainer Chris So is optimistic the Dundeel gelding can expel stamina queries and requite his owners...
California Spangle

California Spangle gears up for Golden Sixty assignment

Tuning up for his HKD$20 million Group 1 FWD Champions Mile (1600m) tilt and clash with Hong Kong’s champion, Golden Sixty – California Spangle cruised...
Frankie Lor

Lor hits milestone; Money Catcher heads to Happy Valley

Frankie Lor is the hottest trainer in Hong Kong right now with eight wins from the past four race meetings and his prospects of landing...
Romantic Warrior

Warrior creates Hong Kong Derby history for Danny Shum, Karis Teetan

Romantic Warrior has forged into BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) history as the first triumphant graduate of the Hong Kong International Sale after crowning a...
Senor Toba

Joao Moreira is confident Senor Toba can salute in Hong Kong Derby

Riding in peak form and chasing a third BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m), Joao Moreira predicts this weekend’s Classic will be a slowly-run contest before...
California Spangle

Hong Kong Derby barrier challenge for California Spangle

Zac Purton believes California Spangle will have to produce a monumental performance to win the BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) at Sha Tin on Sunday...
Alexis Badel

Badel believes Turin Redsun’s best is yet to come

Turin Redsun’s timing couldn’t be better after his slashing second to California Spangle last month – pulling it all together for a performance that Alexis...
Romantic Warrior

No distance fears as Teetan eyes Hong Kong Derby glory with Romantic Warrior

Immersed in fame and prestige, the BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) is the one race that everyone in Hong Kong desires and this Sunday (20...
California Spangle

California Spangle, Romantic Warrior head Hong Kong Derby selected runners

California Spangle and Romantic Warrior head an enthralling group of 14 selected runners for the HKD$24 million BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) at Sha Tin...
California Spangle

Tony Cruz fuels Hong Kong Derby hopes with California Spangle’s triumph

California Spangle has earned a tilt at the HKD$24 million BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) next month after repelling a crack field in the Hong...
California Spangle

California Spangle ready to shine for Tony Cruz

Attempting to fill a rare gap in a spectacular Hong Kong riding resume, Zac Purton will be entrusted with the task of managing California Spangle’s...
Alexis Badel

Badel seeks Hong Kong Classic Cup repeat

Chasing successive wins in Sunday’s (27 February) HKD$12 million Hong Kong Classic Cup (1800m) at Sha Tin, Alexis Badel has armed himself with the ride...
Cheerful Days

Fa Fa, Cheerful Days dead-heat in DBS x Manulife Million Challenge

Sharing the limelight with Zac Purton and Karis Teetan four-timers, Cheerful Days has crowned a season of stunning progress to share HKD$1 million DBS x...
Romantic Warrior

Romantic Warrior out to reaffirm status as Classic Series’ star

Looking to keep the dream of a Four-Year-Old Classic Series sweep alive, Karis Teetan is banking on Romantic Warrior’s ability to level up and once...
Fa Fa

Fa Fa leads DBS x Manulife Million Challenge

Leading the HKD$1 million DBS x Manulife Million Challenge with Fa Fa on 60 points, trainer Frankie Lor hopes his charge has done enough to...
Golden Sixty

Golden Sixty ready to rock in Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup

While he will be without his legion of adoring fans in the stands at Sha Tin, Golden Sixty – “The Pride of Hong Kong” –...
California Spangle

Zac Purton looks to maintain Happy Valley sparkle

Zac Purton is looking to up the ante in his push for a fifth jockeys’ championship tonight (Wednesday, 16 February) at Happy Valley, taking yet...
Navas Two

Navas Two to press Hong Kong Classic Cup claims for Maia

Ruan Maia is confident Navas Two can continue a startling rise and make a strong case ahead of the HKD$12 million Hong Kong Classic Cup...
Golden Sixty

Golden Sixty looks to bounce back in Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup

After suffering a rare defeat – his first since July, 2019 – Golden Sixty will aim to recapture his winning thread in Sunday week’s (20...
Romantic Warrior

Romantic Warrior clinches Hong Kong Classic Mile to remain unbeaten

Romantic Warrior has repaid Danny Shum’s eye for talent and owner Peter Lau’s faith with a brilliant win under Karis Teetan in the HKD$12 million...
Fa Fa

Fa Fa looms large for Sunday’s Hong Kong Classic Mile

Taking a less than traditional route with Fa Fa, trainer Frankie Lor believes his Happy Valley maestro is capable of reaping valuable dividends as he...
California Spangle

Cruz double-handed in Hong Kong Classic Mile with California Spangle and Ima Single Man

Bidding to seal California Spangle’s meteoric rise with success in the HKD$12 million Hong Kong Classic Mile (1600m) at Sha Tin on Sunday (30 January),...
Healthy Happy

Healthy Happy seizes Group 3 Chinese Club Challenge Cup

Healthy Happy (132lb) made a sparkling return to racing in Saturday afternoon’s (1 January) HKD$3.7 million Group 3 Chinese Club Challenge Cup Handicap (1400m) at...
Ima Single Man

Ima Single Man strikes for Cruz as Leung posts Sha Tin treble

Tony Cruz will set Ima Single Man for the Hong Kong Classic Mile (1600m) next month after a superb ride from Matthew Poon enabled the...
Healthy Happy

Lor hopes weight trend favours Healthy Happy in Sunday’s Lion Rock Trophy

Lowly weighted runners have a notable record in the short history of the Group 3 Lion Rock Trophy Handicap (1600m) and this Sunday (30 May)...