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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. Fields for all four of the Hong Kong International Races have been announced with over…

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…

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…

Lucky Nine And Lord Kanaloa Headline 2013 Hong Kong Sprint Final Field

Lucky Nine And Lord Kanaloa Headline 2013 Hong Kong Sprint Final Field

Lucky Nine was unable to add another Group 1 victory to his impressive racing resume in Australia during the 2013 Spring Racing Carnival but will have the chance to score his second Hong Kong Sprint victory at Sha Tin on Sunday after being included in the final field for the Group 1 event. Lucky Nine took…

Lucky Nine Working Well Towards Manikato Stakes 2013

Lucky Nine Working Well Towards Manikato Stakes 2013

Star Hong Kong sprinter Lucky Nine had their first serious piece of work at Werribee this week since arriving in the country, the Casper Fownes-trained champ set to debut down under in the 2013 Manikato Stakes. Dubawi six-year-old Lucky Nine became a five-time Group 1 winner on May 19 when expat Aussie hoop Brett Prebble…

2013 Patinack Farm Classic Nominations Released

2013 Patinack Farm Classic Nominations Released

The race is on for the sprint stars this spring heading toward the Melbourne Cup Carnival’s Patinack Farm Classic 2013 with nominations for the million dollar showdown released by Racing Victoria this week. Held on Saturday November 9 as part of Flemington’s Emirates Stakes Day action, which brings the four-day Cup Carnival to a close,…

2013 Manikato Stakes Target for Hong Kong’s Lucky Nine

2013 Manikato Stakes Target for Hong Kong’s Lucky Nine

Last start Singapore Sprint winner Lucky Nine has entered quarantine and will be ready to debut down under in next month’s Manikato Stakes 2013 according to their Hong Kong-based trainer Casper Fownes. Fownes is eagerly awaiting the first Australian campaign of his talented Irish-bred Dubawi gelding Lucky Nine who beat home Aussie sprint star Bel…