News About Hong Kong International Race Day

2017 Hong Kong Cup Field & Betting: Werther Favourite

2017 Hong Kong Cup Field & Betting: Werther Favourite

Former Kiwi galloper Werther is the dominant favourite in Hong Kong Cup 2017 betting for the HK$25 million feature at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday. One of the four official Hong Kong International Race Day features, this season’s Group 1 HK$25 million Longines Hong Kong Cup (2000m) field and betting is led by Tavistock six-year-old….

Highland Reel Heads 2017 Hong Kong Vase Field & Odds

Highland Reel Heads 2017 Hong Kong Vase Field & Odds

Last year’s runner-up and the 2015 champion Highland Reel is tipped to return to winning form and take out Sunday’s Hong Kong Vase 2017 in the Irish galloper’s likely career swansong. The Group 1 HK$18 million The Longines Hong Kong Vase (2400m) is one of four majors running at Sha Tin Racecourse as part of…

2017 Hong Kong Mile Field & Betting: Seasons Bloom Favourite

2017 Hong Kong Mile Field & Betting: Seasons Bloom Favourite

Last start Jockey Club Mile winner Seasons Bloom is tipped to continue his winning form with the Australian-bred five-year-old heading Hong Kong Mile 2017 betting for the big one at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday. Danny C.S. Shum saddles-up the favourite in this year’s The Longines Mile Hong Kong Mile (1600m) field with Seasons Bloom…

Mr Stunning Heads 2017 Hong Kong Sprint Field & Odds

Mr Stunning Heads 2017 Hong Kong Sprint Field & Odds

Sydney expat John Size saddles-up the gun favourite in Hong Kong Sprint 2017 betting this Sunday with Mr Stunning tipped to salute in the Group 1 classic held as part of Sha Tin’s Hong Kong International Raceday. The lucrative The Longines Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) field features 14 smart short-distance specialists including the Australian-bred Exceed…

Hong Kong off for 2018 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Bound Tosen Stardom

Hong Kong off for 2018 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Bound Tosen Stardom

Emirates Stakes winner Tosen Stardom bypasses a trip to Hong Kong this December with quarantine requirements forcing the Darren Weir-trained Emirates Stakes winner to remain in Australia with an eye to next autumn’s Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2018. The Australian Bloodstock-owned Japanese import took his career earnings up over $3.34 million on November 11, rounding out…

2018 Australian Cup Considered for Scales Of Justice

2018 Australian Cup Considered for Scales Of Justice

Race fans will likely have to wait until next year before Lindsey Smith brings his gun Perth galloper Scales Of Justice to the eastern states with a possible Australian Cup 2018 bid at Flemington pending in the autumn. To date the four-year-old son of Not A Single Doubt has enjoyed a stellar start to his…

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. Four classic Hong Kong International Races take place on December 11 including the HK$23 million (AUD$4m) Longines Hong Kong Mile…

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. The HK$25 million (AUD$4.3m) Longines Hong Kong Cup (2000m) is the richest of four feature races on the December 11 card and features…

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. The Galileo stallion is one of 13 hopefuls confirmed to face off in the HK$16.5 million (AUD$2.8m) Longines Hong Kong Vase (2400m) over the mile…

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. Last start Group 1 winners Rebel Dane and Takedown are the Australian-trained horses in the 14 horse HK$18.5 million (AUD$3.2 million) Longines Hong…