News About Hong Kong International Races

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…

Aussies Arrive for Hong Kong International Race Day 2012

Aussies Arrive for Hong Kong International Race Day 2012

The two Aussie-trained gallopers set to run at Sha Tin’s 2012 Hong Kong International Race Day on Sunday week, Sea Siren and Alcopop, have both made the trip safely arriving from Melbourne on Tuesday morning after an overnight flight. “The early reports are both horses travelled well,” Hong Kong Jockey Club consultant Mark Player said…

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…

Hong Kong Vase 2011 Field & Barriers – Dunaden Draws Three

Hong Kong Vase 2011 Field & Barriers – Dunaden Draws Three

This year’s Melbourne Cup winner Dunaden has drawn barrier three for the 2011 Hong Kong Vase at Sha Tin this Sunday, a gate that trainer Mikel Delzanges was only half-pleased with having hoped for a midfield draw, but one that has seen them firm into clear favourite to win. The in-form French raider, coming off…

Williams Tips Dunaden for 2011 Hong Kong Vase

Williams Tips Dunaden for 2011 Hong Kong Vase

Ace Australian hoop Craig Williams is excited to get back in the saddle of French stayer Dunaden, tipping this year’s Melbourne Cup hero as the horse to beat in Sunday’s Hong Kong Vase 2011 at Sha Tin. Williams missed the winning Melbourne Cup ride, and the chance to become the first jockey to secure the…

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…

No Hong Kong Sprint 2011 for Atomic Force

No Hong Kong Sprint 2011 for Atomic Force

The sole Australian-trained galloper sweating on an invitation to the 2011 Hong Kong International Races, Darren Smith’s Group 1 The Galaxy winner Atomic Force has missed out on a shot at international glory during next month’s prestigious meeting at Sha Tin. Owned by the Dean Watt-managed Dynamic Syndications, Danehill Dancer six-year-old Atomic Force failed to…