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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 …

Cirrus Des Aigles withdrawn from Hong Kong Cup

Cirrus Des Aigles withdrawn from Hong Kong Cup

7 Dec, 2012

Alcopop’s chances in the Group 1 HK$22m Longines Hong Kong Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin on Sunday have been boosted with shock scratching of race favourite Cirrus Des Aigles.

Race favourite Cirrus Des Aigles has been withdrawn from the Hong Kong Cup. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Multiple French group 1 winner Cirrus Des Aigles was …

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 …

Size Is No Obstacle For QEII Cup Hopeful

Size Is No Obstacle For QEII Cup Hopeful

29 Apr, 2011

Hong Kong is confident that their local talent California Memory could be the one to upstage the international competition in the coveted QE11 Cup at Sha Tin this Sunday.

In a story that could be likened to that of the legendary Seabiscuit’s, the pony-sized California Memory will attempt to win the Group 1 Cup and …