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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…

Hong Kong Mile Ideal for Gordon Lord Byron

Hong Kong Mile Ideal for Gordon Lord Byron

Gordon Lord Byron has posted several typically impressive results through his 2015 racing campaign so far, and trainer Tom Hogan has revealed the seven-year-old is on track for another tilt at the Group 1 Hong Kong Mile (1600m) at Sha Tin in December. Securing an impressive career total of twelve wins and a further twenty…

WA and Hong Kong Unlikely for Turn Me Loose

WA and Hong Kong Unlikely for Turn Me Loose

Despite a Group 1 Perth nomination and the 2015 Hong Kong Mile at Sha Tin in December being considered, New Zealand horseman Murray Baker is leaning towards sending his Emirates Stakes winner Turn Me Loose to the paddock for a well-deserved break. A Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival revelation for the Cambridge-based Baker, four-year-old Iffraaj stallion…

Chautauqua One of 4 Aussies Set for Hong Kong Sprint 2015

Chautauqua One of 4 Aussies Set for Hong Kong Sprint 2015

Team Hawkes’ star sprinter Chautauqua headlines a four-horse Australian contingent entered for an overseas bid chasing success in December’s 2015 Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin this summer. Connections have the dual Group 1 winner set for an international raid after his success in the Group 1 Manikato Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley last Friday…

Moore’s Able Friend Scores Big 2014 Hong Kong Mile Win

Moore’s Able Friend Scores Big 2014 Hong Kong Mile Win

Expat Australian turned champion Hong Kong trainer John Moore celebrated two Group 1 wins at Sha Tin on Sunday including the odds-on favourite Able Friend in the Hong Kong Mile 2014. The Moore stable enjoyed a win over Military Attack and Australian galloper Criterion in the Hong Kong Cup with Designs On Rome, and then…

Moore’s Friend Still Able to Win Hong Kong Mile 2014

Moore’s Friend Still Able to Win Hong Kong Mile 2014

John Moore’s in-form galloper Able Friend may be drawn wide for Sunday’s 2014 Hong Kong Mile but the expat Aussie horseman is still confident his odds-on favourite can get the job done and successfully defend his title. Shamardal five-year-old Able Friend suffered a blow coming up with the outside barrier 11 draw for this year’s…

2014 Hong Kong Mile Barrier Draw

2014 Hong Kong Mile Barrier Draw

The Group 1 Hong Kong Mile (1600m) is one of four races running at Sha Tin Racecourse this Sunday, making up the Hong Kong International Race Day program. 11 horses from across the globe will tackle the mile on Sunday, vying for the AU$3.5 million total prize pool. Local horses dominate the field however the…

2014 Hong Kong Mile Field Features Japanese Quartet

2014 Hong Kong Mile Field Features Japanese Quartet

Japan is represented by its highest number of Hong Kong International Race Day hopefuls ever next month at Sha Tin Racecourse including four live wire chances in the Hong Kong Mile 2014 field. Race fields for the four Group 1s on the December 14 program, offering a total of AUS$12.5 million in prize money, are…

Rawiller Rates Hana’s Goal as 2014 Hong Kong Mile Improver

Rawiller Rates Hana’s Goal as 2014 Hong Kong Mile Improver

Group 1 All Aged Stakes winner down under during the autumn Hana’s Goal can bounce back from a disappointing run last weekend when the Japanese mare runs in the Hong Kong Mile 2014 next month according to expat Aussie hoop Nash Rawiller. The former Sydney-based Rawiller, now riding in Hong Kong, partnered with the Kazuhiro…

Gordon Lord Byron Pleases in Maiden Australian Hit-Out

Gordon Lord Byron Pleases in Maiden Australian Hit-Out

Leading Jockey Craig Williams is excited by the prospect of partnering classy Irish import Gordon Lord Byron in the Group 1 TJ Smith Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on April 12th after completing an easy piece of work with the six-year-old for the first time at Werribee this morning. While barely breaking a sweat with the…