News About Hong Kong International Raceday

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…

Alcopop on Track for Hong Kong Cup 2012

Alcopop on Track for Hong Kong Cup 2012

It has been a career best season for Jake Stephens’ always-honest eight-year-old Alcopop this spring with more milestones to come as the eight-year-old prepares for their first international assignment in the 2012 Hong Kong Cup next month. The Jeune gelding, one-time favourite for the Melbourne Cup two years back, caught the eye at Caulfield three…

Aussies Target 2012 Hong Kong International Races

Aussies Target 2012 Hong Kong International Races

A strong Australian contingent has been entered for the lucrative Hong Kong International Races 2012 running at the end of the year including the John O’Shea-trained Manikato Stakes winner Sea Siren. Held at the famous Sha Tin Racecourse in December each year the four big events that are known collectively as the Hong Kong International…

Jimmy Choux Draws Barrier Two – Hong Kong Mile 2011 Field

Jimmy Choux Draws Barrier Two – Hong Kong Mile 2011 Field

Boom Kiwi galloper Jimmy Choux is ready for the biggest test of their career to date, John Bary’s five-time Group 1 hero having drawn favourably in barrier two for the 2011 Hong Kong Mile at Sha Tin’s Hong Kong International Race Day this Sunday, December 11. Thorn Park four-year-old Jimmy Choux is the sole Australasian…

Jimmy Choux Set to Jet Off for Hong Kong Mile 2011

Jimmy Choux Set to Jet Off for Hong Kong Mile 2011

Australasia’s sole representative at the 2011 Hong Kong International Race Day at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday December 11, boom Kiwi galloper Jimmy Choux is scheduled to fly to Hong Kong on Tuesday afternoon. After Group 1 The Galaxy winner Atomic Force missed out on an invitation to the prestigious meeting, John Bary’s five-time elite…