Tag: 'Hong Kong Classic Mile'

Naboo Attack

Naboo Attack to lead Hayes season-opening charge

Intent on regaining a foothold near the top of the Hong Kong training ranks, David Hayes will unleash boom sprinter Naboo Attack on the Class...
Excellent Proposal

Blake Shinn hopeful Excellent Proposal can continue to flourish in the HK Classic Cup

Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Blake Shinn is banking on Excellent Proposal’s consistency and quality as decisive factors in the HK$12 million Hong Kong Classic Cup (1800m)...
Excellent Proposal

Excellent Proposal leads Size one-two in Hong Kong Classic Mile

Excellent Proposal rose to the top of Hong Kong’s four-year-old pecking order with an impressive win in the Hong Kong Classic Mile (1600m) yesterday afternoon...
Frankie Lor

Lor readies strong contingent of young guns for HK Classic Mile fixture

Frankie Lor has developed a formidable reputation as a trainer capable of preparing young horses for early success and this Sunday (24 January) at Sha...
David Hayes

Gear change for Shadow Hero in the Hong Kong Classic Mile

David Hayes is optimistic the removal of blinkers from Shadow Hero can spark an improved performance from the highly-regarded Australian galloper in the Hong Kong...
Chad Schofield

Maximus for Schofield in Sunday’s Hong Kong Classic Mile

A daring mid-race move by Chad Schofield catapulted Maximus into the thick of Four-Year-Old Classic Series contention and this Sunday (24 January) at Sha Tin...
Lucky Patch

Lui has Lucky Patch on Classic Mile trail

After clean-sweeping last season’s Four-Year-Old Classic Series with the brilliant Golden Sixty, trainer Francis Lui is looking to Lucky Patch (117lb) this time around and...
David Hayes

David Hayes unveils Conqueror with Hong Kong Derby in mind

This Sunday (20 December) at Sha Tin, two-time champion trainer David Hayes will unveil smart four-year-old Conqueror, who is looking to lay out his BMW...
Sky Darci

Sky Darci takes the Cup and Enrich Delight impresses

Caspar Fownes could have the strongest hand of any trainer in January’s Hong Kong Classic Mile as smart four-year-olds Sky Darci and Enrich Delight came...
Excellent Proposal

Derby aspirant Excellent Proposal scores rousing victory at Sha Tin

Rising star Excellent Proposal made a big statement with an impressive win in the Class 2 Chek Lap Kok Handicap (1800m) at Sha Tin yesterday...
Sky Field

Exciting Sky Field is on the Hong Kong Classic Mile trail

Sky Field made a big statement before the break between seasons and this Sunday (13 September) at Sha Tin he readies for his return in...
Golden Sixty

Golden glory for Ho and Lui in BMW Hong Kong Derby

Golden Sixty triumphed in an epic HK$20 million BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) at Sha Tin yesterday (Sunday, 22 March) to complete a brilliant whitewash...
Francis Lui

Golden Sixty and More Than This ready for Hong Kong Derby reckoning

Francis Lui has the strongest hand of any trainer heading into Sunday’s (22 March) HK$20 million BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) but that doesn’t mean...
Vincent Ho

Golden Sixty puts Ho in the lead role for the BMW Hong Kong Derby

Vincent Ho shifts his weight to his left foot – the fingers of his right hand flick the outside seam of his thigh and for...

Golden Sixty wins Classic Cup in Hong Kong

Golden Sixty has won the Hong Kong Classic Cup in his bid for a clean sweep of the four-year-old series.
Golden Sixty

Classic Cup still in the balance for Golden Sixty, no Dubai for Exultant

Golden Sixty’s participation in Sunday’s (23 February) Hong Kong Classic Cup (1800m) at Sha Tin remains in the balance but the classy Hong Kong Classic...
Golden Sixty

Golden Sixty leads Lui one-two in Hong Kong Classic Mile

Golden Sixty burst into clear ground at the head of Hong Kong’s four-year-old pack with an impressive win in the Hong Kong Classic Mile (1600m)...
Beauty Legacy

It’s Beauty for Moreira but Teetan hopes the Classic Mile goes his Way

Joao Moreira is hoping his decision to side with Beauty Legacy over Champion’s Way in Monday’s (27 January) Hong Kong Classic Mile (1600m), the first...
Golden Sixty

Lui aims for Classic Mile glory with Golden Sixty and More Than This

Francis Lui is in an unusual position. Not only does he occupy a high berth in the trainers’ standings approaching the season’s halfway mark but...
Silvestre de Sousa

Lor pins hopes of a Classic Mile repeat on Decrypt

Frankie Lor swept the Four-Year-Old Classic Series in 2019 but one year after Furore set the ball rolling in the Hong Kong Classic Mile, the...
Zac Purton

Winning Method is one of only five at the Valley for Purton

Zac Purton heads into Wednesday’s (22 January) Happy Valley card with his smallest book of rides this season but the champion jockey is upbeat that...
Private Secretary

Private Secretary aims to boost Classic Series credentials

Private Secretary sprang straight into Four-Year-Old Classic Series consideration with a smart step-out victory last month and Tony Cruz’s charge will aim to up the...
Beauty Legacy

Beauty Legacy storms into Hong Kong’s Classic Series picture

Beauty Legacy brought a pixel of clarity to a fuzzy Four-Year-Old Classic Series picture with an impressive debut victory in the Class 2 Broadwood Handicap...
Sha Tin

Tigre Du Terre readies for a big test in Sunday’s Hong Kong Classic Mile

Tigre Du Terre was advancing towards the elite grades in Britain when owner Edmond Siu stepped in to make the gelding one of last summer’s...
Nothingilikemore

Nothingilikemore claims victory in Hong Kong Classic Mile

Nothingilikemore lived up to his top billing with a confident victory in the HK$10 million Hong Kong Classic Mile at Sha Tin Racecourse this afternoon,...