News About: Hong Kong Derby

Bowman to ride Danish Twist in Tattersall’s Club Tiara

Bowman to ride Danish Twist in Tattersall’s Club Tiara

14 Jun, 2016

Australia’s leading Group 1 winning jockey Hugh Bowman has picked up the ride of the in-form Danish Twist in the Group 1 $500,000 Sky Racing Tattersall’s Club Tiara (1400m) at Eagle Farm on June 25.

Hugh Bowman, above, will ride Danish Twist in the Tattersall’s Club Tiara at Eagle Farm. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

The …

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 …

Dibayani On Track For P.B. Lawrence Stakes Return

Dibayani On Track For P.B. Lawrence Stakes Return

24 Jul, 2015

Group 1 placegetter Dibayani is on track to make his Australian racing debut in the 2015 P.B. Lawrence Stakes after he finished fourth in a jump out over 800 metres at Flemington this morning.

Dibayani trialed alongside stablemate Extra Zero (pictured) in a jump out at Flemington this morning. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett

Dibayani was …

Werther Set For Hong Kong Derby

Werther Set For Hong Kong Derby

3 Jul, 2015

Queensland Derby runner-up Werther will be set for the 2016 Hong Kong Derby and bypass races like the Melbourne Cup after being purchased by Hong Kong-based connections.

Werther beat the older horses to take out the 2015 Eagle Farm Cup. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Werther was expected to be set for races like the Group …

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 …

Ambitious Dragon In Doubt For Hong Kong Mile

Ambitious Dragon In Doubt For Hong Kong Mile

10 Dec, 2014

Veteran gelding Ambitious Dragon may be ruled out of the 2014 Hong Kong Mile at Sha Tin on Sunday after he was found lame in his right front leg yesterday.

Ryan Moore has been booked to ride Ambitious Dragon in the 2014 Hong Kong Mile at Sha Tin on Sunday. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett

Trainer …

Dan Excel To Enter Quarantine Ahead Of Cox Plate Trip

Dan Excel To Enter Quarantine Ahead Of Cox Plate Trip

11 Jun, 2014

Racing Victoria International Recruitment Officer Leigh Jordon has confirmed that John Moore-trained Dan Excel will enter quarantine in Hong Kong on Thursday before flying out to Australia to begin preparations for the 2014 Cox Plate.

Leading Australian jockey steered Dan Excel to victory in the 2014 Singapore Airlines International Cup. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Moore …

No Queen Elizabeth Stakes For Akeed Mofeed

No Queen Elizabeth Stakes For Akeed Mofeed

14 Jan, 2014

Hong Kong Cup winner Akeed Mofeed will race at the Dubai World Cup meeting in the United Arab Emirates in April, rather than the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) at Royal Randwick.

Akeed Mofeed will run at the Dubai World Cup meeting before returning to Hong Kong to contest the QE II Cup. Photo …