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Cox Plate for QEII Cup winner Werther

Cox Plate for QEII Cup winner Werther

26 Apr, 2016

The 2016 Cox Plate is now on the agenda for last Sunday’s brilliant Group 1 HK$20m Audemars Piguet QEII Cup (2000m) winner Werther.

Hugh Bowman, above, rode a brilliant race to win the G1 QEII Cup at Sha Tin on Werther. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Sydney based jockey Hugh Bowman showed the world why he …

2016 Australian Derby Results: Tavago Upstages Tarzino

2016 Australian Derby Results: Tavago Upstages Tarzino

2 Apr, 2016

Tavago upstaged dominant favourite Tarzino to record an upset victory in the 2016 Australian Derby at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

Tavago was nothing short of outstanding in the 2016 Australian Derby at Royal Randwick this afternoon. Photo by: Steve Hart

It was one way traffic in the lead-up to the Australian Derby and Tarzino started …

Berry and Designs On Rome team up to win Hong Kong Gold Cup

Berry and Designs On Rome team up to win Hong Kong Gold Cup

29 Feb, 2016

In-form jockey Tommy Berry teamed up again with multiple Group 1 winner Designs On Rome to win the Group 1 HK$10,000,000 The Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin in Hong Kong on Sunday.

Tommy Berry, above, rode Designs On Rome to win the Hong Kong Gold Cup at Sha Tin in Hong …

Lucia Valentina Draws Ideally At Hong Kong Cup Barrier Draw

Lucia Valentina Draws Ideally At Hong Kong Cup Barrier Draw

10 Dec, 2015

Lucia Valentina was the big winner of the 2015 Hong Kong Cup barrier draw that was conducted this afternoon, but fellow Australian-trained hopeful Criterion will need some luck in running after he drew towards the outside of the field for the Group 1 event at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Lucia Valentina was one of the …

Criterion In Better Form Ahead Of 2015 Hong Kong Cup

Criterion In Better Form Ahead Of 2015 Hong Kong Cup

9 Dec, 2015

Criterion finished a gallant third in the Hong Kong Cup last year, but co-trainer David Hayes is confident that the four-time Group 1 winner is in better form ahead of the 2015 edition of the race at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Criterion has the chance to record a fifth victory at Group 1 level in …

No Hong Kong For Rising Romance

No Hong Kong For Rising Romance

16 Nov, 2015

Rising Romance will not make the trip to Hong Kong for the 2015 Hong Kong Cup and she has been sent to the spelling paddock following her poor performance in the Group 2 Zipping Classic (2400m) at Sandown on Saturday.

Rising Romance will not make the trip to Hong Kong for the 2015 Hong Kong …

Fownes Hopeful Military Attack Can Return To His Best In Queen Elizabeth II Cup

Fownes Hopeful Military Attack Can Return To His Best In Queen Elizabeth II Cup

25 Apr, 2015

Military Attack has had a number of niggling issues since he finished fourth behind Designs On Rome in the Group 1 Hong Kong Gold Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin on March 1, but trainer Caspar Fownes is hopeful that the talented gelding can return to his best form in the Queen Elizabeth II Cup in …

Criterion Can Turn The Tables On Queen Elizabeth II Cup Rivals

Criterion Can Turn The Tables On Queen Elizabeth II Cup Rivals

23 Apr, 2015

Criterion finished third behind Designs On Rome and Military Attack in the Group 1 Hong Kong Cup (2000m) last year, but co-trainer David Hayes is confident that the Sebring entire can turn the tables on his rivals in the 2015 Queen Elizabeth II Cup at Sha Tin on Sunday.

David Hayes fancies the chances of …

Criterion Impresses Purton Ahead Of Queen Elizabeth II Cup

Criterion Impresses Purton Ahead Of Queen Elizabeth II Cup

22 Apr, 2015

Zac Purton has revealed that he believes Criterion will prove tough to beat in the 2015 Queen Elizabeth II Cup at Sha Tin on Sunday after he partnered the Queen Elizabeth Stakes winner in trackwork this morning.

Criterion continues to impress as he heads towards the Queen Elizabeth II Cup at Sha Tin on Sunday. …

Designs On Rome Won’t Be At Peak In Queen Elizabeth II Cup

Designs On Rome Won’t Be At Peak In Queen Elizabeth II Cup

22 Apr, 2015

Trainer John Moore has revealed that Designs On Rome will not be at his peak when he takes on Criterion in the 2015 Queen Elizabeth II Cup at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Joao Moreira has been booked to ride Designs On Rome in the 2015 Queen Elizabeth II Cup at Sha Tin on Sunday. Photo …