News About: 2011 Hong Kong Mile

Jimmy not Able in Hong Kong Mile

Jimmy not Able in Hong Kong Mile

11 Dec, 2011

Able One (inside) has won the Hong Kong Mile at Sha Tin

The long spring campaign of Jimmy Choux came to an unsuccessful end when local bolter Able One scored in the $2.5m Group 1 Hong Kong Mile (1600m) at Sha Tintoday.

The Kiwi galloper had been up since August and racing in a third …

Aussies cheering for Jimmy Choux – come on!

Aussies cheering for Jimmy Choux – come on!

11 Dec, 2011

Jimmy Choux in final track work before the Hong Kong Cup

While Australia’s may be hoping Jimmy Choux($5) wins today’s Hong Kong Mile at Sha Tin for Australasia, truth is there no Aussie in the Kiwi –  horse, jockey, trainer or owners.

Trainers John Size (Flying Blue ($21)  and Sichuan Success ($8.50),  John Moore (Xensions …

Jimmy Choux in two in Hong Kong Mile

Jimmy Choux in two in Hong Kong Mile

8 Dec, 2011

Australasia’s chance of gaining Hong Kong International success took a turn for the better when its lone representative Jimmy Choux drew barrier two in $A2.5m Hong Kong Mile today.

The four-year-old entire’s extended campaign seems on track after a pleasing piece of trackwork at Sha Tin yesterday under the eye of trainer John Bary.

Despite …

Aidan O’Brien Acquires German Galloper Excelebration

Aidan O’Brien Acquires German Galloper Excelebration

28 Nov, 2011

Excelebration is the next in a long line of high profile gallopers to join the stables of Coolmore Stud trainer Aidan O’Brien in Ireland.

Blanford Bloodstock purchased the controlling share in Excelebration on behalf of Coolmore owners Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith and John Magnier after his Group 2 Hingerford Stakes win in August.

“(Current trainer) …

Moore Destined For Glory In Hong Kong Mile

Moore Destined For Glory In Hong Kong Mile

21 Nov, 2011

Irish trainer John Moore’s Destined For Glory will go on towards the Group 1 Hong Kong Mile next month after posting an upset victory in the Jockey Club Mile at Hong Kong’s Sha Tin Racecourse yesterday.

Destined For Glory shocked Moore with his narrow victory over local favourite Ambitious Dragon.

“It was certainly a surprise …

Jimmy Choux Confirmed As Hong Kong Mile Contender

Jimmy Choux Confirmed As Hong Kong Mile Contender

8 Nov, 2011

New Zealand galloper Jimmy Choux will head to Hong Kong next month after his fourth place finish in the $1 million Emirates Stakes on Saturday.

Jimmy Choux is expected take part in the international meeting at Sha Tin on December 11, where he will contest the $HK20 million Hong Kong Mile.

Trainer John Bary revealed …

Jimmy Choux – ready for the Emirates

Jimmy Choux – ready for the Emirates

4 Nov, 2011

The person closest the 2011 Group 1 $1m Emirate Stakes (1600m)  favourite Jimmy Choux says he is “spot on” for the second of his three big race targets.

Strapper Sue Hall says despite still having knockers, her horse will do the talking when it steps out tomorrow afternoon at Flemington.

The Kiwi was a Cox …

Hay List Ruled Out Of Return This Year

Hay List Ruled Out Of Return This Year

13 Jul, 2011

Hay List will most likely not return to racing this year

The chances of champion sprinter Hay List racing again this year are looking slimmer than ever, with the five-year-old forced to spend yet another week under the care of the Randwick Equine Centre in Sydney.

The Statue Of Liberty gelding has been out of …