News About: Sha Tin Racecourse

Lucia Valentina in Good Order Ahead of Hong Kong Cup

Lucia Valentina in Good Order Ahead of Hong Kong Cup

1 Dec, 2015

Trainer Kris Lees has been pleased with the condition of Lucia Valentina since her win in the Group 2 Matriarch Stakes at Flemington, and is confident she will be competitive in the 2015 Hong Kong Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin on December 9th.

Lucia Valentina has arrived in Hong Kong in good order. …

Diamond Jubilee Concerns Plague Sea Siren

Diamond Jubilee Concerns Plague Sea Siren

14 Jun, 2013

Sea Siren is currently preparing for her run in the Group 1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes at England’s Royal Ascot, however, her team have already voiced their concerns about the race.

The Fastnet Rock mare will be looking to reproduce the efforts of Black Caviar in last year’s Diamond Jubilee when she runs over 1,200 metres …

Joao Moreira Forfeits Kingston Town Classic Ride Aboard Fuddle Dee Duddle

Joao Moreira Forfeits Kingston Town Classic Ride Aboard Fuddle Dee Duddle

29 Nov, 2012

Top Singapore jockey Joao Moreira will no longer be making the trip to partner Fuddle Dee Duddle in the Group 1 Kingston Town Classic at Ascot next Saturday.

Moreira was forced to cancel his impending trip to Perth in order to fulfil his existing commitment to partner Super Easy in the Hong Kong Sprint at …

Beadman In Line To Ride Ortensia In Dubai Despite Injury

Beadman In Line To Ride Ortensia In Dubai Despite Injury

28 Feb, 2012

Darren Beadman will be trainer Paul Messara’s first choice to ride Ortenisa in Dubai next month, despite his recently sustained facial injury.

Ortenisa will run in the Group 1 Al Quoz Sprint on March 31, 2012, and Messara is hopeful Beadman will be available for the ride.

Beadman sustained a fractured cheekbone in a barrier …

Cirrus Des Aigles on target for Hong Kong Cup

Cirrus Des Aigles on target for Hong Kong Cup

9 Dec, 2011

Cirrus Des Aigles will jump from barrier 2 in the Hong Kong Cup on Sunday

A winner of 4 of his last 5 starts all at Group level, French galloper Cirrus Des Aigles is on target for the (US $2.6 million) Group 1 Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Cup on Sunday.

Trainer Corine Barande-Barbe said her …

Hong Kong Awaits ‘Our’ Jimmy Choux

Hong Kong Awaits ‘Our’ Jimmy Choux

29 Nov, 2011

Australian have a habit of claiming New Zealanders as their own when they’re doing well and then passing them back when they’re not quite as successful.

It was without doubt then that with no genuine Australian horse at the Hong Kong International meeting Jimmy Choux was going to become an Aussie for a day.

It’s …

Snow Fairy Withdrawn From Hong Kong Vase With Injury

Snow Fairy Withdrawn From Hong Kong Vase With Injury

29 Nov, 2011

Four-year-old mare Snow Fairy has had her Hong Kong campaign cut short after injuring herself at trackwork.

The champion mare was due to compete in the Hong Kong Vase on December 11, however, her injury has caused her to be withdrawn from the race.

Trainer Ed Dunlop was disappointed by the unfortunate turn of events …

Moore Destined For Glory In Hong Kong Mile

Moore Destined For Glory In Hong Kong Mile

21 Nov, 2011

Irish trainer John Moore’s Destined For Glory will go on towards the Group 1 Hong Kong Mile next month after posting an upset victory in the Jockey Club Mile at Hong Kong’s Sha Tin Racecourse yesterday.

Destined For Glory shocked Moore with his narrow victory over local favourite Ambitious Dragon.

“It was certainly a surprise …

Rocket Man Ready For Hong Kong Sprint Revenge

Rocket Man Ready For Hong Kong Sprint Revenge

17 Nov, 2011

Rocket Man is well on his way to winning the Group 1 Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin next month after posting a victory in the Kranji Stakes last Friday night.

The international sprinting star is out for revenge in Hong Kong after being beaten by a nose in last year’s edition by JJ The …

Jimmy Choux Confirmed As Hong Kong Mile Contender

Jimmy Choux Confirmed As Hong Kong Mile Contender

8 Nov, 2011

New Zealand galloper Jimmy Choux will head to Hong Kong next month after his fourth place finish in the $1 million Emirates Stakes on Saturday.

Jimmy Choux is expected take part in the international meeting at Sha Tin on December 11, where he will contest the $HK20 million Hong Kong Mile.

Trainer John Bary revealed …