News About: Sprinter’s Stakes

Lord Kanaloa Records Dominant Hong Kong Sprint Victory

Lord Kanaloa Records Dominant Hong Kong Sprint Victory

9 Dec, 2013

Japanese superstar Lord Kanaloa stamped himself as the best sprinter in the world with a dominant victory in the Group 1 Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin yesterday.

Lord Kanaloa ended his racing career with a most impressive win in the Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin on Sunday. Photo by: Daniel Costello

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Lucky Nine Sizzles In Trackwork Before Hong Kong Sprint

Lucky Nine Sizzles In Trackwork Before Hong Kong Sprint

3 Dec, 2013

Trainer Caspar Fownes believes that Lucky Nine is primed for the Group 1 Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin on Sunday after he produced an exciting piece of trackwork on the all-weather track yesterday morning.

Lucky Nine failed to record a win in Australia, finishing a narrow second behind Buffering in the Manikato Stakes, …

Aussies Perform On World Stage This Weekend

Aussies Perform On World Stage This Weekend

26 Sep, 2011

Permission has been granted by the Hong Kong Jockey Club for Australian Jockeys Tye Angland and Brett Prebble to be absent from Hong Kong in order to partner Green Birdie and Lucky Nine respectively in the Sprinters Stakes (G1) scheduled to be conducted at Nakayama Racecourse, Tokyo on Sunday, 2 October 2011.

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Rocket Man Earns Sprinter’s Stakes Start In Japan

Rocket Man Earns Sprinter’s Stakes Start In Japan

29 Aug, 2011

He may not be journeying to Australia to take on Black Caviar in the Patinack Farm Classic in November, but Rocket Man has made a magnificent return to racing at his home track of Kranji last night.

The six-year-old gelding topped off two dominant barrier trials earlier this month with a five-length win over his …

Hay List Ruled Out Of Return This Year

Hay List Ruled Out Of Return This Year

13 Jul, 2011

Hay List will most likely not return to racing this year

The chances of champion sprinter Hay List racing again this year are looking slimmer than ever, with the five-year-old forced to spend yet another week under the care of the Randwick Equine Centre in Sydney.

The Statue Of Liberty gelding has been out of …

Rocket Man To Meet Black Caviar In Japan

Rocket Man To Meet Black Caviar In Japan

5 Jul, 2011

Black Caviar (pictured) could face Rocket Man in the Sprinter's Stakes in Japan

Rocket Man has been confirmed as a definite starter in the Group 1 Sprinter’s Stakes in Japan on October 2.

Owner Fred Crabbia verified that the talented Rocket Man would go to the $A 2.3 million race at Nakayama in the hope …