News About: Champions Mile

Bow Creek draws wide barrier in Champions Mile

Bow Creek draws wide barrier in Champions Mile

29 Apr, 2016

Trainer John O’Shea is more worried about a rain affected track then a bad barrier for Bow Creek in the  Group 1 HK$14m Champions Mile (1600m) at Sha Tin in Hong Kong on Sunday.

Bow Creek, above, has drawn a wide barrier in the Champions Mile at Sha Tin in Hong Kong. Photo by Ultimate …

Purton booked to ride Bow Creek in Champions Mile

Purton booked to ride Bow Creek in Champions Mile

26 Apr, 2016

Hong Kong based Australian jockey Zac Purton has been booked to ride Bow Creek in the Group 1 HK$14m Champions Mile (1600m) at Sha Tin in Hong Kong on Sunday.

Hong Kong based Australian jockey Zac Purton, above, will ride Bow Creek in the Champions Mile at Sha Tin. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The John …

Able Friend A Confirmed Queen Anne Stakes Starter

Able Friend A Confirmed Queen Anne Stakes Starter

13 May, 2015

Trainer John Moore has confirmed that Able Friend will make the trip to Royal Ascot for the 2015 Queen Anne Stakes on June 17.

John Moore has confirmed that Able Friend will contest the 2015 Queen Anne Stakes during the Royal Ascot Meeting. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Able Friend recorded his sixth straight victory when …

Prince Of Wales’s Stakes Confirmed For Criterion

Prince Of Wales’s Stakes Confirmed For Criterion

6 May, 2015

Co-trainer David Hayes has confirmed that Criterion will contest the 2015 Prince Of Wales’s Stakes at Royal Ascot on June 17.

Criterion will have the chance to record a fourth win at Group 1 level in the 2015 Prince Of Wales’s Stakes during the Royal Ascot Meeting. Photo by: Steve Hart

Hayes revealed last week …

Survived in right frame of mind for Windsor Park Plate

Survived in right frame of mind for Windsor Park Plate

20 Sep, 2013

Hastings trainer John Bary believes his four year old Survived is in the right frame of mind to win back to back Group 1s when he lines up in the Group 1 NZ$200,000 Windsor Park Plate (1600m) at Hastings on Saturday.

Mufhasa is one of the main chances for the Windsor Park Plate at Hastings. …

Waller to decide between Doncaster Mile and Hong Kong

Waller to decide between Doncaster Mile and Hong Kong

19 Apr, 2013

Leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller will wait until tomorrow morning to decide if his Group 1 winner Shoot Out takes his place in the  Group 1 $2m BMW Doncaster Mile (1600m) at Randwick or is keep for Hong Kong in two weeks.

Shoot Out winning the Chipping Norton Stakes at Warwick Farm. Photo by Steve …

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 …

All Too Hard Entered for Hong Kong Champions Mile

All Too Hard Entered for Hong Kong Champions Mile

21 Mar, 2013

An Asian trip could be on the cards for All Too Hard who is one of five Australian horses entered for the Group 1 Champions Mile (1600m) in Hong Kong on May 5.

All Too Hard is one of five Australian horses entered for the Hong Kong Champions Mile. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia.…

Beadman still sidelined as Australian jockeys dominate in Hong Kong

Beadman still sidelined as Australian jockeys dominate in Hong Kong

2 Jul, 2012

As Australian jockeys continue to dominate the racing scene in Hong Kong, sidelined Darren Beadman is no closer to making a comeback from injuries he received in a horror fall at Sha Tin back in February.

Champion jockey Darren Beadman could be out of racing for 1 to 2 years - photo © Taron Clarke…

Beadman fears riding career could be over

Beadman fears riding career could be over

18 Jun, 2012

Champion Australian jockey Darren Beadman fears his riding career may over due to his slow recovery from injuries he received in a fall in Hong Kong back in February.

Darren Beadman - photo © Steve Hart

Beadman was thrown to the ground heavily when his mount Lucky Together broke down and collapsed in a Sha …