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Australian pair draw midfield in Hong Kong Sprint

Australian pair draw midfield in Hong Kong Sprint

8 Dec, 2016

Australian sprinters Takedown and Rebel Dane have drawn midfield barriers in the Group 1 HK$18.5m Longines Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Takedown, above, has drawn barrier 6 in the Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Takedown has drawn barrier six in the fourteen horse field with Tim …

Rebel Dane will be back to correct weight for Hong Kong Sprint

Rebel Dane will be back to correct weight for Hong Kong Sprint

8 Dec, 2016

Trainer Gary Portelli is confident that Rebel Dane will be back to his correct weight when he lines up in the Group 1 HK$18.5m Longines Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Rebel Dane, above, will be in fine condition for the Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin. Photo by Race Horse Photos …

Moore sweating on good barrier for Takedown in Hong Kong Sprint

Moore sweating on good barrier for Takedown in Hong Kong Sprint

6 Dec, 2016

Assistant trainer David Moore is sweating on a good barrier draw for Takedown in the Group 1 HK$18.5m Longines Hong Kong Sprint 1200m at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Takedown, above, is doing well in Hong Kong in the lead up to the Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The all-important barrier …

Rebel Dane right for another upset win in Hong Kong Sprint

Rebel Dane right for another upset win in Hong Kong Sprint

6 Dec, 2016

Last start Manikato Stakes winner Rebel Dane has arrived safely in Hong Kong looking for another upset win in the Group 1 HK$18.5m Longines Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Rebel Dane, above, has arrived safely in Hong Kong for the Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin. Photo by Race Horse Photos …

Takedown arrives safely in Hong Kong for International Sprint

Takedown arrives safely in Hong Kong for International Sprint

1 Dec, 2016

Australia’s latest Group 1 winner Takedown has arrived safely in Hong Kong ahead of the Group 1 HK$18.5m Longines Hong Kong Sprint 1200m at Sha Tin on December 11.

Takedown, above, has arrived safely in Hong Kong ahead of the Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Takedown flew out of Melbourne …

Rebel Dane tuned up for Hong Kong Sprint

Rebel Dane tuned up for Hong Kong Sprint

22 Nov, 2016

Trainer Gary Portelli is giving his classy sprinter Rebel Dane a great chance of winning the Group 1 HK$18.5m Longines Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin on December 11.

Rebel Dane will head to Hong Kong after winning the Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley, above. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Rebel Dane was invited …

2016 Manikato Stakes Results: Rebel Dane Wins

2016 Manikato Stakes Results: Rebel Dane Wins

21 Oct, 2016

Veteran sprinter Rebel Dane upstaged a star-studded field to record an upset victory in the 2016 Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

Rebel Dane stunned his rivals to record an upset victory in the 2016 Manikato Stakes. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Rebel Dane was settled in the middle of the Manikato Stakes field …

Rebel Dane “Good As Ever” for Missile Stakes

Rebel Dane “Good As Ever” for Missile Stakes

3 Aug, 2016

Trainer Gary Portelli has declared his veteran sprinter Rebel Dane is “as good as ever” as he prepares to put experience to the test over youth taking on Capitalist in Saturday’s Missile Stakes.

20-time Group 1 performer Rebel Dane is looking to add to a stellar first-up record in Saturday’s Missile Stakes at Randwick Racecourse. …

Straturbo Returns To Winning Form In Chief De Beers Handicap

Straturbo Returns To Winning Form In Chief De Beers Handicap

21 May, 2016

Straturbo recorded his first race win for over a year with a professional performance in the 2016 Chief De Beers Handicap at Doomben this afternoon.

Straturbo returned to winning form with a victory in the Chief De Beers Handicap at Doomben this afternoon. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Straturbo was settled just behind the leader in …

Sebring Sun Ready for Return

Sebring Sun Ready for Return

17 May, 2016

Sebring Sun has not been seen at the races in 2016, but trainer Gary Portelli is pleased with the condition of the colt in the lead-up to a likely return to competition at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.

Sebring Sun will return to racing at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart

Sebring Sun has been …