News About: Hong Kong Gold Cup

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 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 …

Military Attack The Horse To Beat In Hong Kong Cup

Military Attack The Horse To Beat In Hong Kong Cup

11 Dec, 2014

Zac Purton rates Military Attack the best 2000 metres horse in Hong Kong and he is confident that the talented galloper is the horse to beat in the 2014 Hong Kong International Cup at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Zac Purton (pictured riding Dominant) has the chance to record another Group 1 win when he partners …

Purton Clinches Hong Kong Jockey Premiership

Purton Clinches Hong Kong Jockey Premiership

2 Jul, 2014

Zac Purton has officially secured the 2013/2014 Hong Kong Jockeys’ Premiership after riding a winner at Sha Tin yesterday.

Zac Purton piloted Sacred Falls to victory in the 2014 Doncaster Mile. Photo by: Steve Hart

Purton has had the Premiership wrapped up for almost a month, but his win on Hit A Home Run in …

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 …

Beadman hurt in Hong Kong track fall

Beadman hurt in Hong Kong track fall

17 Feb, 2012

Jockey Damien Oliver is set to make his return to Hong Kong a week earlier than expected  after trainer John Moore sent out an SOS when Darren Beadman was hurt in a track mishap this morning.

Beadman was dislodged from three year old Lucky Together during morning barrier trials at Sha Tin and has sustained …

Damien Oliver off to Hong Kong for Cup

Damien Oliver off to Hong Kong for Cup

16 Feb, 2012

Damien Oliver will interrupt his Melbourne Autumn Carnival with a hit and run mission to Hong Kong for trainer John Moore.

Moore has called on the services of the Melbourne Cup winning jockey to partner Irian in the second leg of the Hong Kong Triple Crown the Group 1 HK$8m Citibank Hong Kong Gold Cup …

Brett Prebble injured in Hong Kong fall

Brett Prebble injured in Hong Kong fall

15 Feb, 2012

Australian jockey Brett Prebble will be out of action indefinitely after breaking his collarbone in a nasty fall at Sha Tin on Saturday.

Prebble’s mount Telecom Top Star fell in the Tulip Handicap (1800m) at the top of the straight when Rocket And Gold shifted in causing him to fall.

Prebble had a heavy fall …

Size Is No Obstacle For QEII Cup Hopeful

Size Is No Obstacle For QEII Cup Hopeful

29 Apr, 2011

Hong Kong is confident that their local talent California Memory could be the one to upstage the international competition in the coveted QE11 Cup at Sha Tin this Sunday.

In a story that could be likened to that of the legendary Seabiscuit’s, the pony-sized California Memory will attempt to win the Group 1 Cup and …