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Mount Athos Fares Well In Hong Kong Vase Barrier Draw

Mount Athos Fares Well In Hong Kong Vase Barrier Draw

5 Dec, 2013

A poor barrier may have cost Mount Athos in the Melbourne Cup (3200m) but the luck of connections changed this afternoon when the Montjeu gelding drew ideally at the 2013 Hong Kong Vase barrier draw.

Mount Athos will jump from barrier six in the 2013 Hong Kong Vase at Sha Tin on Saturday. Photo by: …

How tough is Americain?

How tough is Americain?

9 Nov, 2011

Anyone who watched the past two Melbourne Cups would not doubt the ability of Americain after a  2010 Cup win and an unlucky fourth this year.

But going into Saturday’s Zipping Classic (2400m) the next question is how tough is Americain?

It is a good thing they re-named the Sandown Classic after the great Zipping …