News About: California Memory

Tricky Gate For Criterion In Hong Kong Cup Barrier Draw

Tricky Gate For Criterion In Hong Kong Cup Barrier Draw

11 Dec, 2014

Criterion will jump from towards the outside of the 2014 Hong Kong Cup field after he was allocated barrier nine at the barrier draw for the Group 1 event that will be held at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Criterion will need some luck to record a third win at Group 1 level in the 2014 …

Tough Test For Criterion In Hong Kong Cup

Tough Test For Criterion In Hong Kong Cup

27 Nov, 2014

Criterion is set to face the toughest test of his racing career to date in the 2014 Hong Kong Cup after an outstanding field of talented gallopers were included in the selected horses for the Group 1 event at Sha Tin on December 14.

Criterion will represent Australia in the 2014 Hong Kong Cup at …

Military Attack Peaking For Hong Kong Cup

Military Attack Peaking For Hong Kong Cup

4 Dec, 2013

Trainer John Moore is confident that he will have Military Attack ‘absolutely peaking’ for the Group 1 Hong Kong Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Military Attack will take on Side Glance and a number of other talented horses in the Hong Kong Cup at Sha Tin this weekend. Photo by: Race Horse Photos …

Internationals Receive Cox Plate Invite

Internationals Receive Cox Plate Invite

13 Jun, 2013

In a bid to attract some international flavour to the Cox Plate, the Moonee Valley Racing Club (MVRC) has invited 20 of the world’s best-performed weight-for-age gallopers to contest the $3 million race.

Dunaden is one of 20 international horses to be invited to the Cox Plate. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia.

While the …

Alcopop to spell for next spring

Alcopop to spell for next spring

11 Dec, 2012

Trainer Jake Stephens will look to the Spring next year for stable star Alcopop after finishing third in the Group 1 HK$22m Longines Hong Kong Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin last Sunday.

Alcopop will spell and prepare for the Spring Carnival next year. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Alcopop raced up to his good …

Cirrus Des Aigles withdrawn from Hong Kong Cup

Cirrus Des Aigles withdrawn from Hong Kong Cup

7 Dec, 2012

Alcopop’s chances in the Group 1 HK$22m Longines Hong Kong Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin on Sunday have been boosted with shock scratching of race favourite Cirrus Des Aigles.

Race favourite Cirrus Des Aigles has been withdrawn from the Hong Kong Cup. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Multiple French group 1 winner Cirrus Des Aigles was …

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 …

Size Is No Obstacle For QEII Cup Hopeful

Size Is No Obstacle For QEII Cup Hopeful

29 Apr, 2011

Hong Kong is confident that their local talent California Memory could be the one to upstage the international competition in the coveted QE11 Cup at Sha Tin this Sunday.

In a story that could be likened to that of the legendary Seabiscuit’s, the pony-sized California Memory will attempt to win the Group 1 Cup and …