Tag: 'Hong Kong Cup'

Win Bright

Win Bright completes spring autumn double to complete joyous treble for Japan

Win Bright produced a performance hallmarked with toughness to go with his considerable class to complete the Group 1 double of the LONGINES Hong Kong...
Maurice

Young sires Lord Kanaloa and Maurice are helping shift perceptions

In England it’s long been the Derby, Australia has the Golden Slipper, France the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, North America looks to the Kentucky...
Aethero

Purton’s hungry for a Hong Kong International Races record

One Group 1 win on Sunday (8 December) will see Zac Purton become the outright most successful rider in the history of the LONGINES Hong...
Win Bright

Win Bright ready to shine in Hong Kong Cup

Win Bright is looking to uphold an unblemished record over 2000m at Sha Tin with a win in Sunday’s Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Cup...
Magic Wand

Magic Wand’s odyssey continues at Hong Kong International Races

Even some of the incredibly well-travelled fillies and mares who have visited the LONGINES Hong Kong International Races over the years are comparative hermits when...
Caspar Fownes

It’s a family affair as Caspar Fownes readies for the HKIR

Three champion trainer titles; a raft of major race winners at home and in Singapore and a surname synonymous with Hong Kong racing only scratches...
Caspar Fownes

Cup on the cards for Southern Legend

With Beauty Generation dominating the mile ranks at home, Caspar Fownes is likely to build Southern Legend towards the 10-furlong Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong...

Locals take all G1 events of the Hong Kong International Races

Glorious Forever’s victory in the Hong Kong Cup wrapped up a first ever Hong Kong clean-sweep at the Hong Kong International Races and capped a...
Glorious Forever

Lor’s Group 1 double may mark changing of guard

Hong Kong’s Frankie Lor, in just his second season of training, today may well have announced himself as a likely future champion of his home...

Hong Kong Cup 2018: betting tips and preview

THE Group 1 Hong Kong Cup (2000m) is the final Group 1 race of the Hong Kong International Races and looms as the best betting...
Werther

Werther out of Hong Kong Cup

Pre-race veterinary examinations of all local and international entrants for Sunday’s Hong Kong International Races have been undertaken. Dr Peter Curl, Executive Manager, Veterinary Regulation...

Japan’s raiders dash with colour on the Sha Tin turf

Leg wraps were the talk of the commentary booth at Sha Tin Racecourse this morning as five horses from Japan’s talented cohort upped the ante...

Hong Kong International Races – Wednesday, December 5 track notes

THE competitors hit the track in anticipation for Sunday’s Hong Kong International Races and Horse Betting has the latest from Sha Tin. Take a look...

Hong Kong International Races: Tuesday, December 4 track notes

THERE’S less than a week to go until the Hong Kong International Races and the gallopers are starting to hit the track in preparation for...

Gibson looks for a Gold lining in Hong Kong Cup

Richard Gibson has high hopes that Gold Mount can deliver an overdue Group 1 triumph in Hong Kong’s biggest race of all, the HK$28 million...

Hong Kong International Races: Monday, December 3 track notes

THE Hong Kong International Races are almost upon us and the final preparations are being made ahead of Sunday’s four Group 1 races at Sha...

Siu family double-handed in HK$28 million Hong Kong Cup

Two is better than one. That is the mantra the Siu family is abiding by when it comes to the G1 Hong Kong Cup (2000m)...

Northern Superstar takes unusual route to G1 Hong Kong Cup

It’s a rare thing to see a new import make its Hong Kong debut just two weeks before an intended run in the Hong Kong...
Pakistan Star returns to action

World class selected runners revealed for Hong Kong International Races

The HK$93 million Hong Kong International Races will bring together international stars for four exciting and elite Group 1 contests at Sha Tin Racecourse on...

Supplementary entries close Monday for the HKIR

The last opportunity to enter horses for the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s flagship meeting, the HK$93 million LONGINES Hong Kong International Races, is almost here,...

Sibling rivalry brewing as Glorious Forever rolls towards Hong Kong Cup

Glorious Forever galloped one race closer to a face-off with big brother Time Warp in December’s Group 1 Hong Kong Cup (2000m) after a sterling...

Familiar hands take the Time Warp reins in Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy

Tony Cruz has turned to regular go-to Alvin Ng to take temporary hold of Time Warp’s reins from regular partner Zac Purton in Sunday’s (21...
Time Warp wins Hong Kong Cup

2017 Hong Cup – What the winners and losers had to say

1st – TIME WARP – Zac Purton “I didn’t think there was much speed on paper before the race so, unless anyone did anything differently....
Maurice winning the 2016 G1 Hong Kong Gold Cup

Japan’s influence on Hong Kong International Race day undeniable

The 1990s was a defining period for the Japanese thoroughbred. It was the decade in which imported stallions like Sunday Silence, Tony Bin, and Northern...
Hugh Bowman & Lucky Bubbles win Chairmans Sprint

Track notes for 2017 Hong Kong International Race Day

AS the spotlight shines on Sha Tin this Sunday for the Hong Kong International Race Day, we’ve compiled all the last-minute notes from track work...