News About Hong Kong International Race Day

2016 Hong Kong Mile Betting Battle

2016 Hong Kong Mile Betting Battle

The bookmakers are having a hard time separating the chances of the best gallopers in Sunday’s Hong Kong Mile 2016 field with three currently installed as equal favourites in betting for the Sha Tin feature.

Hugh Bowman is likely to ride local hope Helene Paragon in the 2016 Hong Kong Mile at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday. Photo: Sarah ...

Maurice Leads 2016 Hong Kong Cup Field & Betting

Maurice Leads 2016 Hong Kong Cup Field & Betting

Japanese superstar Maurice is clear favourite at bookmakers around the world to take out the Hong Kong Cup 2016 at Sha Tin Racecourse this Sunday on the Hong Kong International Race Day.

Zac Purton rides Jockey Club Cup winner Secret Weapon in Sunday’s Hong Kong Cup 2016 at Sha Tin. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The HK$25 million (AUD$4.3m) Longines Hong Kong...

Highland Reel Heads 2016 Hong Kong Vase Field & Odds

Highland Reel Heads 2016 Hong Kong Vase Field & Odds

Aidan O’Brien’s Australian-performed Irish galloper Highland Reel is clear favourite to take out Sunday’s Hong Kong Vase 2016 at Sha Tin Racecourse on the world-famous Hong Kong International Race Day.

Defending champion Highland Reel is clear favourite to win Sunday’s Hong Kong Vase 2016. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Galileo stallion is one of 13 hopefuls confirmed to ...

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.

Takedown has settled into Hong Kong well ahead of his Group 1 run at Sha Tin this weekend. Photo: Steve Hart.

Last start Group 1 winners Rebel Dane...

Hong Kong Calls 2016 Winterbottom Stakes Winner Takedown

Hong Kong Calls 2016 Winterbottom Stakes Winner Takedown

December’s Hong Kong Sprint is the next major target for Sydney-trained sprinter Takedown after he handed horseman Gary Moore with his first Australian Group 1 win in the Winterbottom Stakes 2016 in Perth over the weekend.

2016 Winterbottom Stakes winner Takedown (pictured at Randwick) is heading overseas for the Hong Kong Sprint in December. Photo: Steve Hart.

Moore is a ...

Hong Kong Aim if Moore Can Takedown Winterbottom Stakes 2016

Hong Kong Aim if Moore Can Takedown Winterbottom Stakes 2016

Sydney-based trainer Gary Moore will consider a Hong Kong Sprint bid in December with his class sprinter Takedown should the four-year-old take out Saturday’s 2016 Winterbottom Stakes in Perth.

Consistent Sydney sprinter Takedown could be Hong Kong-bound if he wins Perth’s 2016 Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot on Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

Australia is set to be represented in the Group ...

Rebel Dane On Track for 2016 Hong Kong Sprint

Rebel Dane On Track for 2016 Hong Kong Sprint

Gary Portelli’s upset Manikato Stakes winner Rebel Dane looks on track for his upcoming international bid targeting the Hong Kong Sprint 2016 after winning a Tuesday morning hit out at Rosehill.

Dual Group 1 winner Rebel Dane heads overseas next month for a shot at the 2016 Hong Kong Sprint. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The seven-year-old son of California ...

Hong Kong But No Japan for Chautauqua in 2016

Hong Kong But No Japan for Chautauqua in 2016

A trip to Japan this spring has been ruled out for superstar sprinter Chautauqua who will race exclusively in Australia until a Hong Kong Sprint bid in December.

Chautauqua will bypass Japan’s Sprinters Stakes in October for an all-Melbourne spring ahead of the 2016 Hong Kong Sprint in December. Photo: Steve Hart.

The Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes-trained five-time ...

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 ...

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.

The Chris Waller-trained Preferment is second pick to return to winning form in his international debut ...