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Lucky Bubbles heads 2016 Hong Kong Sprint betting

Lucky Bubbles heads 2016 Hong Kong Sprint betting

Top local sprinter Lucky Bubbles heads the betting for the 2016 Group 1 HK$18.5m Longines Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin in Hong Kong on Sunday. Lucky Bubbles began his career in Australia with a win in a Wyong Maiden in 2014 at his second race start and has since won six times on…

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…

2017 The Goodwood for First Among Equals

2017 The Goodwood for First Among Equals

Perth horseman Simon Miller plans to head east next year with his Winterbottom Stakes fourth placegetter First Among Equals to target Adelaide’s The Goodwood 2017. The Ascot-based trainer brought over Whispering Brook this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival where her best result was a third to Global Glamour in Caulfield’s Group 1 Thousand Guineas (1600m). Next…

Hong Kong Calls 2016 Winterbottom Stakes Winner Takedown

Hong Kong Calls 2016 Winterbottom Stakes Winner Takedown

December’s Hong Kong Sprint is the next major target for Sydney-trained sprinter Takedown after he handed horseman Gary Moore with his first Australian Group 1 win in the Winterbottom Stakes 2016 in Perth over the weekend. Moore is a former champion jockey in Sha Tin and is eager to head back there, this time as…

Hong Kong Aim if Moore Can Takedown Winterbottom Stakes 2016

Hong Kong Aim if Moore Can Takedown Winterbottom Stakes 2016

Sydney-based trainer Gary Moore will consider a Hong Kong Sprint bid in December with his class sprinter Takedown should the four-year-old take out Saturday’s 2016 Winterbottom Stakes in Perth. Australia is set to be represented in the Group 1 Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin on December 11 by Gary Portelli’s Manikato Stakes winner…

Rebel Dane On Track for 2016 Hong Kong Sprint

Rebel Dane On Track for 2016 Hong Kong Sprint

Gary Portelli’s upset Manikato Stakes winner Rebel Dane looks on track for his upcoming international bid targeting the Hong Kong Sprint 2016 after winning a Tuesday morning hit out at Rosehill. The seven-year-old son of California Dane enjoyed his second career Group 1 win last start at Moonee Valley taking out the Manikato Stakes (1200m)…

2016 Premiere Stakes Winner Takedown onto Cup Day

2016 Premiere Stakes Winner Takedown onto Cup Day

Colourful trainer Gary Moore has ambitious plans to run the stable’s in-form sprinter and Premiere Stakes 2016 winner Takedown on Melbourne Cup Day before a trip to Hong Kong this December. The flying four-year-old son of Stratum was impressive late at Royal Randwick on Epsom Handicap Day posting back-to-back wins this prep in the $300,000…

2016 Memsie Stakes Considered for Entirely Platinum

2016 Memsie Stakes Considered for Entirely Platinum

The season’s first Group 1 race could be on the cards for Entirely Platinum who may target the Memsie Stakes 2016 first-up later this month. Co-trainer John Hawkes said the stable was taking things slowly with Pentire seven-year-old Entirely Platinum whose last race was a fifth to It’s Somewhat at Rosehill in the Group 3…

Hong Kong But No Japan for Chautauqua in 2016

Hong Kong But No Japan for Chautauqua in 2016

A trip to Japan this spring has been ruled out for superstar sprinter Chautauqua who will race exclusively in Australia until a Hong Kong Sprint bid in December. The Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes-trained five-time Group 1 winner was earmarked for a shot at the Group 1 Sprinters Stakes (1200m) at Nakayama on Sunday October…

2016 Moir Stakes First-Up for Chautauqua

2016 Moir Stakes First-Up for Chautauqua

Connections of five-time Group 1 winning international performer Chautauqua have ruled out a bid in Japan this year for the star sprinter who is set to resume racing down under in September’s Moir Stakes 2016. The Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes-trained son of Encosta De Lago was last seen winning Hong Kong’s Group 1 Chairman’s…