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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.

John Moore saddles-up Designs On Rome in Sunday’s Hong Kong Cup 2014. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Four Group 1s highlight the race card for this weekend’s Hong Kong International ...

Criterion Features in 2014 Hong Kong Cup Field

Criterion Features in 2014 Hong Kong Cup Field

The David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-trained Criterion will represent Australia in the Hong Kong Cup 2014 field at Sha Tin Racecourse next month, the dual Group 1 winner one of 13 stayers in the mix for the December 14 classic.

Australian Derby winner Criterion debuts overseas in next month’s 2014 Hong Kong Cup at Sha Tin. Photo: Steve Hart....

Cruz Forgets 2013 Cox Plate Invite for California Memory

Cruz Forgets 2013 Cox Plate Invite for California Memory

A Cox Plate 2013 campaign for one of this year’s 20 international invitees has officially been shelved with Hong Kong’s Anthony Cruz confirming his Group 1 winning grey California Memory would be kept at home this year.

Despite the lure of all travel expenses being on the Moonee Valley Racing Club (MVRC), former star jockey turned top trainer Cruz will ...

Willie Cazals Cruzes Toward Melbourne Cup 2014

Willie Cazals Cruzes Toward Melbourne Cup 2014

Top Hong Kong horseman and former champion hoop Tony Cruz has confirmed long term plans to head down under with his progressive stallion Willie Cazals eyeing a start in the iconic 2014 Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse on the first Tuesday of November.

The Aussie Rules five-year-old was last seen running fifth in an 1800m handicap at Happy Valley at ...

Akeed Mofeed First Hong Kong Trained Cox Plate Winner?

Akeed Mofeed First Hong Kong Trained Cox Plate Winner?

This year the Moonee Valley Racing Club (MVRC) is on a mission to attract an internationally rich field of stars for the $3 million Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) in October, and one of the 20 overseas hopes sent an official invitation to the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival classic last week was Hong Kong’s Akeed Mofeed.

Akeed Mofeed is...

20 International Cox Plate 2013 Invitations Issued

20 International Cox Plate 2013 Invitations Issued

In a bid to attract a classy internationally rich field of weight-for-age stars for the 2013 Cox Plate this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival the Moonee Valley Racing Club (MVRC) has sent out 20 invitations to Australasia’s WFA championship in October.

2011 Melbourne Cup winner Dunaden could return to Australia for the 2013 Cox Plate this spring. Photo: Taron Clarke.

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Alcopop Runs Brave Third in 2012 Hong Kong Cup Result

Alcopop Runs Brave Third in 2012 Hong Kong Cup Result

Jake Stephens’ gallant old Aussie galloper Alcopop has enjoyed another late career highlight catching the eye at Sha Tin on Sunday when finishing a brave third behind California Memory in a star-studded Hong Kong Cup 2012.

Alcopop could be headed to Dubai in March 2013

The Normanville-based Jeune eight-year-old, beaten favourite for the 2009 Melbourne Cup when sixth ...

Hong Kong Cup 2012 Field & Barriers – Alcopop’s Gun Gate Four

Hong Kong Cup 2012 Field & Barriers – Alcopop’s Gun Gate Four

Veteran Australian raider Alcopop will get every chance to salute in his maiden overseas’ assignment having drawn ideally in barrier four for Sunday’s 2012 Hong Kong Cup at Sha Tin Racecourse.

Alcopop has drawn well in gate four for the 2012 Hong Kong Cup this weekend

The Jake Stephens-trained Jeune eight-year-old, last seen finally scoring an elusive Group ...

Alcopop Set to Sparkle in 2012 Hong Kong Cup Field

Alcopop Set to Sparkle in 2012 Hong Kong Cup Field

Victor Harbour horseman Jake Stephens is preparing to saddle up his first ever international competitor with Mackinnon Stakes champ Alcopop set to take on a field of star stayers in the Hong Kong Cup 2012 at Sha Tin Racecourse this Sunday, December 9.

Alcopop is gearing up for their international debut in Sunday's Hong Kong Cup 2012

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