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Chautauqua Arrives Safely in Hong Kong

Chautauqua Arrives Safely in Hong Kong

19 Apr, 2016

Star sprinter Chautauqua has arrived in Hong Kong in good order ahead of his appearance in the Group 1 Chairman’s Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin Racecourse on May 1st.

Chautauqua has arrived in Hong Kong safely ahead of the Group 1 Chairman’s Sprint on May 1st. Photo: Steve Hart

Chautauqua has undoubtedly been …

Hong Kong Cup Confirmed for Lucia Valentina

Hong Kong Cup Confirmed for Lucia Valentina

23 Nov, 2015

Lucia Valentina returned to winning form following a drought of more than a year in the Group 2 Matriarch Stakes (2000m) at Flemington on November 7th and trainer Kris Lees has confirmed the mare will progress to the 2015 Hong Kong Cup at Sha Tin in December.

Group 1 champion Lucia Valentina will contest …

Moore Hoping for Dominant Display in 2015 Sydney Cup

Moore Hoping for Dominant Display in 2015 Sydney Cup

17 Dec, 2014

Fresh off a commendable run for fourth in the Group 1 Hong Kong Vase (2400m) at Sha Tin over the weekend, trainer John Moore has revealed he is eyeing a trip to Australia with talented stayer Dominant to contest the Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) on Day 2 of The Championships.

Trainer John Moore has …

Hayes Pleased with Hong Kong Cup-Bound Criterion

Hayes Pleased with Hong Kong Cup-Bound Criterion

24 Nov, 2014

Returning to racing in typically competitive form through the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival, trainer David Hayes has been thrilled with the work completed by classy stallion Criterion in the lead-up to the Group 1 Hong Kong Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin on December 14th.

Criterion has completed a strong piece of work ahead …

Hong Kong Sprint Looming for Gordon Lord Byron

Hong Kong Sprint Looming for Gordon Lord Byron

24 Nov, 2014

Making himself known to the Australian racing community when charging home to win the Group 1 George Ryder Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill Gardens in March, British trainer Tom Hogan is confident Gordon Lord Byron is more than capable of success in the Group 1 Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin on December 14th

Buffering On Track for Hong Kong Sprint

Buffering On Track for Hong Kong Sprint

24 Nov, 2014

Securing a fourth victory at the highest level of Australian racing when charging home to win the Group 1 Moir Stakes (1200m) first-up this season, trainer Robert Heathcote has revealed he is pleased with the condition of classy sprinter Buffering ahead of a trip abroad for December 14th’s Group 1 Hong Kong Sprint …

Hong Kong Campaign Starts at Caulfield for Happy Galaxy

Hong Kong Campaign Starts at Caulfield for Happy Galaxy

9 Jul, 2013

An international campaign in Hong Kong later this year is on the cards for the flying Team Hawkes-trained colt Happy Galaxy who resumes racing and kicks off their new season prep at Caulfield this Saturday.

Happy Galaxy kicks off a Hong Kong campaign at Caulfield this Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

Prepared by father and sons …

Shoot Out and King Mufhasa Accept for Hong Kong

Shoot Out and King Mufhasa Accept for Hong Kong

18 Apr, 2013

Chris Waller’s multiple Group 1 winner Shoot Out and New Zealand veteran King Mufhasa are the only Australasian acceptors for the Group 1 Champions Mile (1600m) at Sha Tin on May 5.

Shoot Out could head to Hong Kong for the Champions Mile. Photo by: Steve Hart.

Neither are confirmed starters but both certainly have …

Purton maintaining momentum in Hong Kong premiership

Purton maintaining momentum in Hong Kong premiership

15 Jan, 2013

Australian jockey Zac Purton is maintaining his momentum in the Hong Kong jockey’s premiership with a four win haul at Sha Tin on Saturday.

Purton has skipped to a five win lead over twelve times premiership winner Douglas Whyte with thirty-nine wins for the season so far.

Zac Purton has a five win lead in …

Red Cadeaux to line up in third Melbourne Cup

Red Cadeaux to line up in third Melbourne Cup

11 Dec, 2012

A third attempt at the Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington next Spring is on the cards for Red Cadeaux after the English stayer scored his maiden Group 1 win at Sha Tin on Longines Hong Kong International Race Day last Sunday.

After winning the Hong Kong Vase Red Cadeaux could have …