News About 2013 Hong Kong International Race Day

Glorious Days Beats Moonlight Cloud and Linton In 2013 Hong Kong Mile

Glorious Days Beats Moonlight Cloud and Linton In 2013 Hong Kong Mile

Glorious Days showed an impressive turn-of-foot to win the Group 1 Hong Kong Mile (1600m) and give trainer John Sizehis first ever victory in one of the Hong Kong International Races at Sha Tin yesterday. Size made the unusual decision to set Glorious Days for the Hong Kong Mile first-up but the decision paid dividends…

Hong Kong Sprint 2013 Showdown for Power Stablemates

Hong Kong Sprint 2013 Showdown for Power Stablemates

It’s shaping up as an exciting clash of the Irish-trained stablemates at Sha Tin this Sunday, December 8, with the Edward Lynam-trained duo Sole Power and Slade Power facing off against a crack field in the Hong Kong International Race Day classic. A 14-horse field of short distance specialists is set to square off in…

Mount Athos Deserves Hong Kong Vase 2013 Win – Williams

Mount Athos Deserves Hong Kong Vase 2013 Win – Williams

Star Australian hoop Craig Williams would love to ride this weekend’s 2013 Hong Kong Vase winner believing his mount in the Sha Tin classic Mount Athos is deserving of a Group 1 triumph. Williams rode the Luca Cumani-trained European stayer for the first time last month in the ‘race that stops a nation’ at Flemington….

Linton Looking Good Ahead of Hong Kong Mile 2013

Linton Looking Good Ahead of Hong Kong Mile 2013

Australia’s roughie hope of taking out Sunday’s 2013 Hong Kong Mile at Sha Tin, Linton is doing well according to their new trainer Troy Corstens who is pleased with their condition going into the famous showdown. Australian-trained horses have a decent record in the Group 1 Hong Kong Mile (1600m), worth AUS$2.8 million in prize…

Moonlight Cloud Heads 2013 Hong Kong Mile Field & Odds

Moonlight Cloud Heads 2013 Hong Kong Mile Field & Odds

The horse that came within a nostril flare of defeating Australia’s turf queen Black Caviar last year, Moonlight Cloud will shoot for yet another Group 1 win when they jump favourite in the weekend’s Hong Kong Mile 2013. One of the four lucrative majors running at Sha Tin for the famous Hong Kong International Race…

Linton Set for 2013 Hong Kong Mile

Linton Set for 2013 Hong Kong Mile

The new chapter of Stradbroke Handicap winning grey Linton is set to begin after the veteran landed in Hong Kong this week ahead of their big mile assignment on the famous Longines Hong Kong International Race Day next month. Galileo seven-year-old Linton will no longer run down under, their eighth to Solzhenitsyn in the Group…

Oliver Secures Hong Kong Vase 2013 Ride on Dandino

Oliver Secures Hong Kong Vase 2013 Ride on Dandino

Already having atoned for their controversial suspension with a Melbourne Cup win this month, things are continuing on an upwards trend for jockey Damien Oliver who has now secured a 2013 Hong Kong Vase ride on Dandino in December. This time last year Oliver was embroiled in controversy for a betting scandal that would see…

2013 Hong Kong Mile Target for Emirates Scratching Linton

2013 Hong Kong Mile Target for Emirates Scratching Linton

Connections of Group 1 winning grey Linton will send the champion to Hong Kong this December to target the International Mile 2013 after their scratching from last weekend’s Emirates Stakes. The Galileo seven-year-old, upset winner of the Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) over subsequent VRC Sprint Classic winner Buffering in Brisbane during the winter, was…

Sea Siren Fails to Fire in Hong Kong Sprint 2012 Finish

Sea Siren Fails to Fire in Hong Kong Sprint 2012 Finish

Lord Kanaloa became the first Japanese horse to win the prestigious Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday, a race the hot Aussie-trained favourite Sea Siren ran a flat ninth in. One of the four majors on Hong Kong International Day the HK$15 million Group 1 The Longines Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) result…