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Rising Romance Set for Hong Kong’s QEII Cup

Rising Romance Set for Hong Kong’s QEII Cup

The David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-trained Group 1 winning mare Rising Romance has stretched her legs at Sha Tin ahead of her tough test in this weekend’s 2016 Queen Elizabeth II Cup in Hong Kong.

Rising Romance represents Australia in Sunday’s 2016 QEII Cup at Sha Tin in Hong Kong. Photo: Steve Hart.

Best known for her Group 1 ...

2015 Hong Kong Cup Field & Betting: Criterion in Gate 13

2015 Hong Kong Cup Field & Betting: Criterion in Gate 13

Australia’s superstar galloper and $7.19 million earner Criterion has barrier 13 of 14 to overcome as he looks to break his Sha Tin maiden status in the Hong Kong Cup 2015 this Sunday.

Last year’s third placegetter Criterion is drawn wide for Sunday’s 2015 Hong Kong Cup at Sha Tin Racecourse. Photo: Steve Hart.

Prepared in Melbourne by David Hayes ...

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.

A dual Group 1 winner over 2000m the Kris Lees-trained Lucia Valentina is back over the distance at Sha Tin this Sunday for the 2015 Hong Kong Cup. Photo: ...

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.

Preferment is adapting well to Sha Tin Racecourse ahead of his international debut in Sunday’s 2015 Hong Kong Vase. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Out to become the first Australian-trained ...

Lucia Valentina Travels Well Ahead of 2015 Hong Kong Cup

Lucia Valentina Travels Well Ahead of 2015 Hong Kong Cup

Dual Group 1 winning mare Lucia Valentina made the trip from Melbourne to Sha Tin ahead of Sunday week’s Hong Kong Cup 2015 in fine order according to her Newcastle-based trainer Kris Lees.

Lucia Valentina runs in the 2015 Hong Kong Cup at Sha Tin Racecourse this summer over her pet distance of 2000m. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

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Oliver Has Magic Chance of 2015 Kingston Town Classic Win

Oliver Has Magic Chance of 2015 Kingston Town Classic Win

One of the country’s premier jockeys Damien Oliver is looking forward to his Perth ride on Saturday aboard the visiting race favourite Magic Artist in the Kingston Town Classic 2015.

2015 Kingston Town Classic favourite Magic Artist will have Damien Oliver aboard in Perth this weekend. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Oliver has been to Ascot Racecourse for six pervious ...

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.

Mackinnon Stakes winner Gailo Chop (inside) runs on December 13 at Sha Tin in the 2015 Hong Kong Cup. Photo: Steve Hart.

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Oliver to Ride Lucia Valentina in Hong Kong Cup 2015

Oliver to Ride Lucia Valentina in Hong Kong Cup 2015

Ace hoop Damien Oliver is excited to continue his association with Kris Lees’ dual Group 1 winning mare Lucia Valentina when she takes to the Sha Tin track overseas on December 13 for the 2015 Hong Kong Cup.

Lucia Valentina and Damien Oliver partner up again in next month’s 2015 Hong Kong Cup at Sha Tin. Photo: Ultimate ...

Criterion Set for 2015 Hong Kong Cup Bid

Criterion Set for 2015 Hong Kong Cup Bid

Star internationally-performed hoop Craig Williams will travel to country Victoria to partner $7 million earner Criterion in a serious piece of work on Tuesday before the David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-trained galloper heads to Sha Tin for next month’s Hong Kong Cup 2015.

Criterion (centre) will have Craig Williams aboard in next month’s 2015 Hong Kong Cup at ...

Criterion Runs Third in Hong Kong’s QEII Cup

Criterion Runs Third in Hong Kong’s QEII Cup

The David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-trained Australian galloper Criterion was unable to win at Hong Kong over the weekend in his second career run at Sha Tin Racecourse but was far from disgraced running a close third in the QEII Cup.

Queen Elizabeth Stakes winner Criterion will head to England for a Royal Ascot bid despite running third ...