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2016 Hong Kong Sprint Field Features Two Australians

2016 Hong Kong Sprint Field Features Two Australians

The famous Hong Kong International Races are set to take place on December 11 at Sha Tin Racecourse including the Hong Kong Sprint 2016 where Australia will be dually represented on Sunday. Last start Group 1 winners Rebel Dane and Takedown are the Australian-trained horses in the 14 horse HK$18.5 million (AUD$3.2 million) Longines Hong…

Chautauqua Tops 2016 Chairman’s Sprint Prize Field & Odds

Chautauqua Tops 2016 Chairman’s Sprint Prize Field & Odds

The Aussie bookmakers are taking no chances with green-and-gold super sprinter Chautauqua who is set to jump clear favourite in the markets for Hong Kong’s Chairman’s Sprint Prize 2016 at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday. A final field of 14 champions from around the globe are set to face off in the $2.4 million Group…

Buffering Primed for 2016 Chairman’s Sprint Prize

Buffering Primed for 2016 Chairman’s Sprint Prize

Trainer Rob Heathcote has rated star sprinter Buffering at 100% ahead of his run in Sunday’s Group 1 Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1200m) at Hong Kong’s Sha Tin Racecourse. Buffering returned to racing in spring following a lengthy spell for a fifth win at the highest level in the Group 1 Moir Stakes (1000m) in early…

Berry On Top of Chautauqua in Chairman’s Sprint Prize

Berry On Top of Chautauqua in Chairman’s Sprint Prize

Hawkes Racing have confirmed via Twitter that Tommy Berry will partner the stable’s star sprinter Chautauqua when he runs in Hong Kong’s Chairman’s Sprint Prize at Sha Tin Racecourse on May 1. Berry has been aboard the champion Encosta De Lago gelding for four of his 21 career starts to date. He will jump on…

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…

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…

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…

Lynam Wary of Buffering in Hong Kong Sprint 2014

Lynam Wary of Buffering in Hong Kong Sprint 2014

Irish horseman Edward Lynam has named Brisbane raider Buffering as one of the biggest threats in the 2014 Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin Racecourse this Sunday to his contender, the recently crowned Horse of the Year in Ireland Sole Power. Four-time Group 1 winning Kyllachy gelding Sole Power in one of the international raiders…

Buffering Improves Ahead of 2014 Hong Kong Sprint

Buffering Improves Ahead of 2014 Hong Kong Sprint

On Tuesday it was revealed that Australia’s chance at winning the Group 1 Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) on December 14 was in doubt when Buffering missed a scheduled gallop due to a foot abscess. However just 24 hours later and the seven-year-old gelding is improving well. He was fitted with a shoe this morning and while…