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California in Cruz control in Hong Kong Cup

California in Cruz control in Hong Kong Cup

11 Dec, 2011

California Memory wins the Hong Kong Cup

Trainer Tony Cruz was proven right, jockey Matthew Chadwick wrong but it was the hoop who deserves the sling after California Memory won the $2.5m Group 1 Hong Kong Cup (2400m) at Sha Tintoday.

Cruz believed barrier one was the place to be but Chadwick wasn’t too sure.…

Hong Kong Cup couple to make it two horse race

Hong Kong Cup couple to make it two horse race

11 Dec, 2011

Cirrus Des Aigles, the horse that defeated So You Think at Ascot in the Champion Stakes, takes on the much hyped Hong Kong Derby and QEII Cup winner Ambitious Dragon in the 2011 $A2.5m Hong Kong Cup (2000m) (7.30pm Aust EST) at Sha Tin today.

The Corine Barande-Barbe-trained five-year-old has been racing since March but …