News About 2015 Hong Kong Vase

2015 Hong Kong Vase Field & Odds: Preferment Drawn Wide

2015 Hong Kong Vase Field & Odds: Preferment Drawn Wide

The Australian representation in Sunday’s Hong Kong Vase 2015, Preferment has suffered a slight blow to scoring his first win overseas coming up with barrier 10 in the 13-starter field for Sha Tin’s staying showdown of Hong Kong International Race Day. Running as Sha Tin Race 4 this year’s Group 1 Hong Kong Vase (2400m)…

Hong Kong Cup Hope Lucia Valentina “Feels Good”

Hong Kong Cup Hope Lucia Valentina “Feels Good”

Newcastle horseman Kris Lees’ assistant trainer Mal Ollerton confirmed Lucia Valentina had settled into her Sha Tin base well and “feels good” ahead of Sunday’s 2015 Hong Kong Cup. One of two Australian-trained gallopers in this year’s Group 1 Hong Kong Cup (2000m) field along with Cox Plate runner-up Criterion, the five-year-old Savabeel mare was…

Rawiller Rates Preferment in Hong Kong Vase 2015

Rawiller Rates Preferment in Hong Kong Vase 2015

Ex-pat Australian hoop Nash Rawiller is confident of Preferment’s 2015 Hong Kong Vase chances on Sunday after riding the Chris Waller-trained galloper in a solid Sha Tin workout this week. Out to become the first Australian-trained winner of the Group 1 Hong Kong Vase (2400m), Waller’s four-year-old Zabeel stallion Preferment makes his international debut this…

Trip To Paris Ruled Out of 2015 Hong Kong Vase

Trip To Paris Ruled Out of 2015 Hong Kong Vase

England’s Ed Dunlop has ruled out a Hong Kong Vase 2015 assignment Sunday week for his Melbourne Cup fourth placegetter Trip To Paris after he finished out of the money over the weekend in the Japan Cup. The five-year-old Champs Elysees gelding may have had one run too many according to his Newmarket-based trainer after…

Gailo Chop Looking Great for 2015 Hong Kong Cup

Gailo Chop Looking Great for 2015 Hong Kong Cup

The OTI Racing-owned Mackinnon Stakes winning French raider Gailo Chop sets off overseas on Monday with the Australian contingent heading to Sha Tin Racecourse for a shot at the Hong Kong Cup 2015 on December 13. OTI’s director Terry Henderson told Racing Ahead the Antoine de Watrigant-trained Deportivo gelding had freshened-up nicely after his win…

2015 Hong Kong Vase Aim for Preferment

2015 Hong Kong Vase Aim for Preferment

Sydney’s premier horseman Chris Waller is set to saddle-up his maiden runner in Hong Kong next month with his dual Group 1 winner Preferment on track for a Hong Kong Vase 2015 run at Sha Tin Racecourse. Two David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-trained Group 1 champions in Criterion and Lucia Valentina are confirmed for a…

Hong Kong Vase for Sandown Cup Winner Almoonqith

Hong Kong Vase for Sandown Cup Winner Almoonqith

The Melbourne Cup has again figured as a standout form indicator at Sandown this afternoon as Almoonqith beat home The Offer and Grand Marshal to take out the Listed Sandown Cup (3200m). Almoonqith interestingly drifted in 2015 Sandown Cup betting markets in the hours leading up to jump this afternoon but did his chances of…

Chautauqua One of 4 Aussies Set for Hong Kong Sprint 2015

Chautauqua One of 4 Aussies Set for Hong Kong Sprint 2015

Team Hawkes’ star sprinter Chautauqua headlines a four-horse Australian contingent entered for an overseas bid chasing success in December’s 2015 Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin this summer. Connections have the dual Group 1 winner set for an international raid after his success in the Group 1 Manikato Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley last Friday…