News About: Hong Kong Sprint

T J Smith Stakes Autumn Target for Rebel Dane

T J Smith Stakes Autumn Target for Rebel Dane

13 Dec, 2016

Trainer Gary Portelli already has his sights set on the Group 1 $2.5m Darley T J Smith Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on April 1 for Rebel Dane after the veteran sprinter was well beaten in the Group 1 HK$18.5m Longines Hong Kong Sprint 1200m at Sha Tin last Sunday.

Rebel Dane, above, will be set …

No retirement plans for Aerovelocity after 2nd Hong Kong Sprint win

No retirement plans for Aerovelocity after 2nd Hong Kong Sprint win

12 Dec, 2016

Trainer Paul O’Sullivan has no plans of retiring Aerovelocity after the veteran sprinter won his second Group 1 HK$18.5m Longines Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin on Longines Hong Kong International Race Day on Sunday.

Jockey Zac Purton, above, rode Aerovelocity to victory in the Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin. Photo by Daniel …

Peniaphobia has perfect barrier to win back to back Hong Kong Sprints

Peniaphobia has perfect barrier to win back to back Hong Kong Sprints

9 Dec, 2016

Local sprinter Peniaphobia has drawn the perfect barrier to score back to back wins in the Group 1 HK$18.5m Longines Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin on Sunday according to his trainer Tony Cruz.

Hugh Bowman, above, will ride Not Listenin’tome in the Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Peniapohbia …

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 delighted with Takedown before Hong Kong Sprint

Moore delighted with Takedown before Hong Kong Sprint

7 Dec, 2016

Trainer Gary Moore is delighted with the progress of his sprinter Takedown since his arrival in Hong Kong in the lead up to the Group 1 HK$18.5m Longines Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin on Sunday.

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

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 …

Takedown secures early flight for Hong Kong

Takedown secures early flight for Hong Kong

29 Nov, 2016

Takedown is due to fly out to Hong Kong from Melbourne tonight after pulling up in great order following his win in the Group 1 $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot in Perth last Saturday.

Takedown will fly out from Melbourne to run in the Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin. Photo by Steve …