News About 2011 Hong Kong Vase

Hong Kong Vase 2011 Field & Barriers – Dunaden Draws Three

Hong Kong Vase 2011 Field & Barriers – Dunaden Draws Three

This year’s Melbourne Cup winner Dunaden has drawn barrier three for the 2011 Hong Kong Vase at Sha Tin this Sunday, a gate that trainer Mikel Delzanges was only half-pleased with having hoped for a midfield draw, but one that has seen them firm into clear favourite to win. The in-form French raider, coming off…

Williams Tips Dunaden for 2011 Hong Kong Vase

Williams Tips Dunaden for 2011 Hong Kong Vase

Ace Australian hoop Craig Williams is excited to get back in the saddle of French stayer Dunaden, tipping this year’s Melbourne Cup hero as the horse to beat in Sunday’s Hong Kong Vase 2011 at Sha Tin. Williams missed the winning Melbourne Cup ride, and the chance to become the first jockey to secure the…

Melbourne Cup Winner Dunaden Set for Hong Kong Vase 2011

Melbourne Cup Winner Dunaden Set for Hong Kong Vase 2011

Mikel Delzangles’ Melbourne Cup winner Dunaden is preparing for an assault on the Hong Kong International Race Day this Sunday at Sha Tin, the French-trained star looking to add the 2011 Hong Kong Vase to their improving international race record. Having travelled from Victoria where the Nicobar six-year-old emulated fellow French raider Americain from 12…

Injury Puts Snow Fairy Out Of 2011 Hong Kong Vase Contention

Injury Puts Snow Fairy Out Of 2011 Hong Kong Vase Contention

Trainer Ed Dunlop has withdrawn Snow Fairy from the Group 1 Hong Kong Vase 2011 next month after she sustained an injury while training at Sha Tin Racecourse. While it is currently not known whether the injury is career-threatening, Dunlop has chosen to fly Snow Fairy back to her home stables in Newmarket as soon…

Jimmy Choux Set to Jet Off for Hong Kong Mile 2011

Jimmy Choux Set to Jet Off for Hong Kong Mile 2011

Australasia’s sole representative at the 2011 Hong Kong International Race Day at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday December 11, boom Kiwi galloper Jimmy Choux is scheduled to fly to Hong Kong on Tuesday afternoon. After Group 1 The Galaxy winner Atomic Force missed out on an invitation to the prestigious meeting, John Bary’s five-time elite…

No Hong Kong Sprint 2011 for Atomic Force

No Hong Kong Sprint 2011 for Atomic Force

The sole Australian-trained galloper sweating on an invitation to the 2011 Hong Kong International Races, Darren Smith’s Group 1 The Galaxy winner Atomic Force has missed out on a shot at international glory during next month’s prestigious meeting at Sha Tin. Owned by the Dean Watt-managed Dynamic Syndications, Danehill Dancer six-year-old Atomic Force failed to…

Hong Kong International Races 2011

Hong Kong International Races 2011

The racing action in Oz may be slowing down for the year, but in Hong Kong the best is yet to come with punters and racing fans around the world eagerly counting down the days until the 2011 Hong Kong International Races light up Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday December 11. Recognised globally as one…

Melbourne Cup Rematch for Dunaden & Red Cadeaux in Hong Kong Vase 2011

Melbourne Cup Rematch for Dunaden & Red Cadeaux in Hong Kong Vase 2011

Having fought it out in the tightest Melbourne Cup finish in the famous Flemington feature’s 151-year history, this year’s Melbourne Cup winner Dunaden and narrow second-placegetter Red Cadeaux have a rematch scheduled in next month’s iconic 2011 Hong Kong Vase. One of four elite level races making up the prestigious Hong Kong International Raceday at…