News About: Joao Moreira

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 …

Able Friend facing tough task to win 2nd Hong Kong Mile

Able Friend facing tough task to win 2nd Hong Kong Mile

9 Dec, 2016

Hong Kong’s multiple Group 1 winner Able Friend is facing a tough task to win a second Group 1 HK$23m Longines Hong Kong Mile (1600m) at Sha Tin on Sunday after drawing the outside barrier in the fourteen horse field.

Hong Kong;s champion jockey Joao Moreira, above, rides Able Friend in the Hong Kong Mile …

Track Specialist Sheidel faces tough test in Winterbottom Stakes

Track Specialist Sheidel faces tough test in Winterbottom Stakes

24 Nov, 2016

Track specialist Sheidel might have won nine times at Ascot but she will still be facing a tough test when she lines up in the Group 1 $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) on Saturday.

Sheidel, above in red and white colours, is set to line up in the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Ultimate …

2016 Melbourne Cup Betting: Money For Jameka

2016 Melbourne Cup Betting: Money For Jameka

1 Nov, 2016

Jameka has been well-backed in 2016 Melbourne Cup betting markets and he is now into $8 to take out ‘the race that stops a nation’.

Jameka has been one of the best-backed runners in 2016 Caulfield Cup betting markets. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Jameka was a slight drifter when the 2016 Melbourne Cup field …

2016 Melbourne Cup Form: Heartbreak City Primed for Success

2016 Melbourne Cup Form: Heartbreak City Primed for Success

30 Oct, 2016

Trainer Tony Martin believes that classy stayer Heartbreak City will be perfectly-suited to the conditions at Flemington on Tuesday, when he lines up for the 2016 Melbourne Cup (3200m).

Hong Kong-based hoop Joao Moreira will ride Heartbreak City in the 2016 Melbourne Cup. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell

Heartbreak City is yet to make an appearance on …

Sensis Stakes winner Sheidel to chase G1 Darley Classic

Sensis Stakes winner Sheidel to chase G1 Darley Classic

29 Oct, 2016

Consistent performer Sheidel will now step up to Group 1 company in the Darley Classic next week after scoring a narrow win against the mares in the Group 3 $200,000 Sensis Stakes (1100m) at Flemington today.

Sheidel, red and white colours, comes down the outside fence to win the Sensis Stakes at Flemington. Photo by…

Waller to Saddle Three in Cantala Stakes Field

Waller to Saddle Three in Cantala Stakes Field

26 Oct, 2016

Trainer Chris Waller is pleased with the condition of his three potential runners set to feature in Saturday’s Group 1 Cantala Stakes field, which will be released by midday today.

McCreery is one of three set to be included in the Cantala Stakes field by Chris Waller. Photo: Steve Hart

Mackintosh has been a standout …

Vadamos’ Cox Plate Odds Continue To Lengthen

Vadamos’ Cox Plate Odds Continue To Lengthen

21 Oct, 2016

Vadamos is out to 2016 Cox Plate odds of $19 and the French galloper continues to drift ahead of the Group 1 event at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

Vadamos will be the sole international representative in the 2016 Cox Plate at Moonee Valley on Saturday. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Vadamos was as short as …

2016 Cox Plate: Mark Zahra confirmed for Vadamos

2016 Cox Plate: Mark Zahra confirmed for Vadamos

21 Oct, 2016

Melbourne jockey Mark Zahra has been confirmed as the new rider for French raider Vadamos in the Group 1 $3m Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

French galloper Vadamos, above, will be ridden by Mark Zahra in the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Racing Victoria Stewards released a …

Mark Zahra picks up Manikato Stakes ride on English

Mark Zahra picks up Manikato Stakes ride on English

20 Oct, 2016

Melbourne jockey Mark Zahra has picked up the ride on Group 1 winning mare English in the Group 1 $1m Manikato Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on Friday night.

Jockey Mark Zahra, above, has been called up to ride English in the Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Zahra has been called …