News About: Ambitious Dragon

Able Friend Odds-On In Hong Kong Mile Betting

Able Friend Odds-On In Hong Kong Mile Betting

12 Dec, 2014

Able Friend is available at 2014 Hong Kong Mile odds of $1.90 despite being allocated an outside gate for the Group 1 event that will be held at Sha Tin on Sunday.

John Moore is confident that Able Friend can win the Hong Kong Mile at Sha Tin this weekend. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Able …

Wide Gate For Able Friend In Hong Kong Mile

Wide Gate For Able Friend In Hong Kong Mile

11 Dec, 2014

The 2014 Hong Kong Mile barrier draw may have opened up the race after dominant favourite Able Friend drew towards the outside of the field for the Group 1 event that will be held at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Japanese mare Hana’s Goal was one of the big winners of the 2014 Hong Kong Mile …

Ambitious Dragon In Doubt For Hong Kong Mile

Ambitious Dragon In Doubt For Hong Kong Mile

10 Dec, 2014

Veteran gelding Ambitious Dragon may be ruled out of the 2014 Hong Kong Mile at Sha Tin on Sunday after he was found lame in his right front leg yesterday.

Ryan Moore has been booked to ride Ambitious Dragon in the 2014 Hong Kong Mile at Sha Tin on Sunday. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett

Trainer …

Plenty Of Talent In Hong Kong Mile Field

Plenty Of Talent In Hong Kong Mile Field

27 Nov, 2014

There is no Australian representative in the 2014 Hong Kong Mile field, but there is still set to be plenty of interest in the Group 1 event at Sha Tin on Saturday after a number of talented gallopers were included in the entries.

Glorious Days will have the chance to defend his Hong Kong Mile …

Glorious Days are back for Whyte in Hong Kong Mile

Glorious Days are back for Whyte in Hong Kong Mile

9 Dec, 2013

The John Size trained Glorious Days’ win in the Group 1 HK$20m Longines Hong Kong Mile (1600m) at Sha Tin on Sunday will help lift the spirits of champion rider Douglas Whyte.

Glorious Days and Douglas Whyte winning the Hong Kong Mile. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Whyte’s reign as the leading Hong Kong jockey looks …

Shoot Out and King Mufhasa Accept for Hong Kong

Shoot Out and King Mufhasa Accept for Hong Kong

18 Apr, 2013

Chris Waller’s multiple Group 1 winner Shoot Out and New Zealand veteran King Mufhasa are the only Australasian acceptors for the Group 1 Champions Mile (1600m) at Sha Tin on May 5.

Shoot Out could head to Hong Kong for the Champions Mile. Photo by: Steve Hart.

Neither are confirmed starters but both certainly have …

Jeff Lloyd to replace Darren Beadman in Dubai World Cup

Jeff Lloyd to replace Darren Beadman in Dubai World Cup

7 Mar, 2012

International jockey Jeff Lloyd has picked up the ride on Xtension in the Dubai World Cup at the expense of top Australian jockey Darren Beadman.

Beadman suffered a broken cheekbone as well as head trauma in a nasty fall in a barrier trial accident at Sha Tin on February 17 and will be out of …

California in Cruz control in Hong Kong Cup

California in Cruz control in Hong Kong Cup

11 Dec, 2011

California Memory wins the Hong Kong Cup

Trainer Tony Cruz was proven right, jockey Matthew Chadwick wrong but it was the hoop who deserves the sling after California Memory won the $2.5m Group 1 Hong Kong Cup (2400m) at Sha Tintoday.

Cruz believed barrier one was the place to be but Chadwick wasn’t too sure.…

Hong Kong Cup couple to make it two horse race

Hong Kong Cup couple to make it two horse race

11 Dec, 2011

Cirrus Des Aigles, the horse that defeated So You Think at Ascot in the Champion Stakes, takes on the much hyped Hong Kong Derby and QEII Cup winner Ambitious Dragon in the 2011 $A2.5m Hong Kong Cup (2000m) (7.30pm Aust EST) at Sha Tin today.

The Corine Barande-Barbe-trained five-year-old has been racing since March but …

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 …