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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…

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…

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…

Favourite Flintshire Wins 2014 Hong Kong Vase

Favourite Flintshire Wins 2014 Hong Kong Vase

Clear favourite in Sunday’s Hong Kong Vase 2014, the Andre Fabre-trained French raider Flintshire finally saluted for the punters winning his maiden Group 1 trophy at Sha Tin Racecourse. The Dansili four-year-old came off a succession of second place finishes this time in but was able to beat home all of his rivals in his…

2014 Hong Kong Vase Barrier Draw – Flintshire in Four

2014 Hong Kong Vase Barrier Draw – Flintshire in Four

Andre Fabre’s French raider Flintshire has firmed in his favouritisim to win Sunday’s Hong Kong Vase 2014 after coming up trumps with barrier four for the mile and a half classic. One of four elite levels on the Sha Tin international race card on Sunday, this year’s HK$16.5 million Group 1 The Longines Hong Kong…

Flintshire Leads 2014 Hong Kong Vase Field

Flintshire Leads 2014 Hong Kong Vase Field

Andre Fabre’s classy French raider Flintshire leads a smart field of stayers facing off in the lucrative Hong Kong Vase 2014 at Sha Tin Racecourse on December 14, selected horses for the day’s four elite levels released this week. A large contingent of Group 1 stars from around the world headline the 51 racehorses completing…