News About Hong Kong International Raceday

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…

Whyte Steers Akeed Mofeed To Victory In 2013 Hong Kong Cup

Whyte Steers Akeed Mofeed To Victory In 2013 Hong Kong Cup

Champion jockey Douglas Whyte produced a gem of a ride to steer Akeed Mofeed to victory in the Group 1 2013 Hong Kong Cup (2400m) on Saturday. Whyte positioned Akeed Mofeed on the fence in fifth place in the early stages of the race and the Dubawi entire tracked into the race nicely but was blocked…

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…

Mount Athos Deserves Hong Kong Vase 2013 Win – Williams

Mount Athos Deserves Hong Kong Vase 2013 Win – Williams

Star Australian hoop Craig Williams would love to ride this weekend’s 2013 Hong Kong Vase winner believing his mount in the Sha Tin classic Mount Athos is deserving of a Group 1 triumph. Williams rode the Luca Cumani-trained European stayer for the first time last month in the ‘race that stops a nation’ at Flemington….

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…