News About 2014 Hong Kong International Race Day

Favourite Flintshire Wins 2014 Hong Kong Vase

Favourite Flintshire Wins 2014 Hong Kong Vase

Clear favourite in Sunday’s Hong Kong Vase 2014, the Andre Fabre-trained French raider Flintshire finally saluted for the punters winning his maiden Group 1 trophy at Sha Tin Racecourse. The Dansili four-year-old came off a succession of second place finishes this time in but was able to beat home all of his rivals in his…

Moore’s Able Friend Scores Big 2014 Hong Kong Mile Win

Moore’s Able Friend Scores Big 2014 Hong Kong Mile Win

Expat Australian turned champion Hong Kong trainer John Moore celebrated two Group 1 wins at Sha Tin on Sunday including the odds-on favourite Able Friend in the Hong Kong Mile 2014. The Moore stable enjoyed a win over Military Attack and Australian galloper Criterion in the Hong Kong Cup with Designs On Rome, and then…

Buffering Runs 6th to Aerovelocity in 2014 Hong Kong Sprint

Buffering Runs 6th to Aerovelocity in 2014 Hong Kong Sprint

Robert Heathcote’s four-time Group 1 winning Queenslander Buffering finished out of the money in his maiden overseas run but was still brave in defeat when sixth to the race favourite Aerovelocity in Sunday’s Hong Kong Sprint 2014. After suffering an early week setback with a foot abscess seeing him miss some crucial lead-up work, Mossman…

Perfect Hong Kong Cup 2014 Draw for Cirrus Des Aigles

Perfect Hong Kong Cup 2014 Draw for Cirrus Des Aigles

French trainer Corine Barande-Barbe is over the moon with the barrier four draw her 2014 Hong Kong Cup hopeful Cirrus Des Aigles drew for the Sunday showdown at Sha Tin Racecourse. Four Group 1s highlight the race card for this weekend’s Hong Kong International Race Day including the HK$25 million Group 1 The Longines Hong…

Moore’s Friend Still Able to Win Hong Kong Mile 2014

Moore’s Friend Still Able to Win Hong Kong Mile 2014

John Moore’s in-form galloper Able Friend may be drawn wide for Sunday’s 2014 Hong Kong Mile but the expat Aussie horseman is still confident his odds-on favourite can get the job done and successfully defend his title. Shamardal five-year-old Able Friend suffered a blow coming up with the outside barrier 11 draw for this year’s…

2014 Hong Kong Vase Barrier Draw – Flintshire in Four

2014 Hong Kong Vase Barrier Draw – Flintshire in Four

Andre Fabre’s French raider Flintshire has firmed in his favouritisim to win Sunday’s Hong Kong Vase 2014 after coming up trumps with barrier four for the mile and a half classic. One of four elite levels on the Sha Tin international race card on Sunday, this year’s HK$16.5 million Group 1 The Longines Hong Kong…

Moore’s Dual Hong Kong Sprint 2014 Assault

Moore’s Dual Hong Kong Sprint 2014 Assault

Expat Aussie trainer John Moore is dually represented in the 2014 Hong Kong Sprint field this weekend by two livewire chances in the Sha Tin classic. Four Group 1 events take place at the track on Sunday for the latest Hong Kong International Race Day, including the Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) featuring…

2014 Hong Kong Mile Barrier Draw

2014 Hong Kong Mile Barrier Draw

The Group 1 Hong Kong Mile (1600m) is one of four races running at Sha Tin Racecourse this Sunday, making up the Hong Kong International Race Day program. 11 horses from across the globe will tackle the mile on Sunday, vying for the AU$3.5 million total prize pool. Local horses dominate the field however the…

Peniaphobia Cruz-ing for 2014 Hong Kong Sprint Win

Peniaphobia Cruz-ing for 2014 Hong Kong Sprint Win

Local Hong Kong horseman Tony Cruz is thrilled with the barrier six draw in Sunday’s Hong Kong Sprint 2014 for his exciting young colt Peniaphobia. The three-year-old son of Dandy Man is the youngest chance in the 13 horse field for this year’s Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin, but from…

2014 Hong Kong Sprint Barriers – Buffering Midfield

2014 Hong Kong Sprint Barriers – Buffering Midfield

Australia’s representation in the Hong Kong Sprint 2014 field at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday, the Rob Heathcote-trained Buffering is drawn in barrier eight for his international debut. The Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) is one of four elite level features on the Hong Kong International Race Day program this weekend, and Heathcote…