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Eagle Way Win a Thrill for Guy

Eagle Way Win a Thrill for Guy

Bryan Guy is thrilled to have saddled Eagle Way for the final time to win the Group 1 Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm over the weekend, and has confirmed he will send the horse to owner John Moore to chase further success abroad in Hong Kong. Eagle Way was transferred to the care of…

No Royal Ascot For Chairman’s Sprint Winner Chautauqua

No Royal Ascot For Chairman’s Sprint Winner Chautauqua

Connections of super sprinter Chautauqua have ruled out a Royal Ascot bid in England this season despite the champion grey’s win in Hong Kong’s 2016 Chairman’s Sprint Prize at Sha Tin on Sunday. The Hawkes Racing-trained Encosta De Lago five-year-old left his run late in this year’s Group 1 Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1200m), but won…

Win or Go Home For Chairman’s Sprint Favourite Chautauqua

Win or Go Home For Chairman’s Sprint Favourite Chautauqua

The Team Hawkes-trained grey Chautauqua must salute for the punters and win the 2016 Chairman’s Sprint in Hong Kong on Sunday if he is to continue onto England’s Royal Ascot later in the year connections have confirmed. Co-trained John Hawkes was pleased with the Friday track gallop at Sha Tin from the stable’s four-time Group…

2016 Champion’s Mile Field & Barriers: Bow Creek Draws 11

2016 Champion’s Mile Field & Barriers: Bow Creek Draws 11

The Australian representative in Sunday’s Champion’s Mile 2016 field at Sha Tin Racecourse in Hong Kong, the John O’Shea-trained Bow Creek has work to do after drawing wide in barrier 11 for the Group 1 clash. Earlier on the card in the prestigious Group 1 Champion’s Sprint Prize (1200m) two Aussie champions – Chautauqua and…

Ace Chairman’s Sprint 2016 Barrier Draw for Buffering

Ace Chairman’s Sprint 2016 Barrier Draw for Buffering

Brisbane-based horseman Robert Heathcote couldn’t be happier with the gun barrier three draw for his stable ace Buffering who lines-up against a crack field of international sprint stars in Sunday’s 2016 Chairman’s Sprint Prize in Hong Kong. Fellow Australian raider Chautauqua leads the current odds at for this year’s $2.4 million Group 1 Chairman’s Sprint…

Chautauqua Tops 2016 Chairman’s Sprint Prize Field & Odds

Chautauqua Tops 2016 Chairman’s Sprint Prize Field & Odds

The Aussie bookmakers are taking no chances with green-and-gold super sprinter Chautauqua who is set to jump clear favourite in the markets for Hong Kong’s Chairman’s Sprint Prize 2016 at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday. A final field of 14 champions from around the globe are set to face off in the $2.4 million Group…

Chautauqua Ready for 2016 Chairman’s Sprint Prize

Chautauqua Ready for 2016 Chairman’s Sprint Prize

Chautauqua is reportedly a picture of health in the lead-up to his maiden international appearance in Sunday’s Group 1 Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1200m) at Hong Kong’s Sha Tin Racecourse. Chautauqua has been the stable star for Team Hawkes through his entire racing career so far and has posted a commendable eleven wins and eight minors…

Buffering Primed for 2016 Chairman’s Sprint Prize

Buffering Primed for 2016 Chairman’s Sprint Prize

Trainer Rob Heathcote has rated star sprinter Buffering at 100% ahead of his run in Sunday’s Group 1 Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1200m) at Hong Kong’s Sha Tin Racecourse. Buffering returned to racing in spring following a lengthy spell for a fifth win at the highest level in the Group 1 Moir Stakes (1000m) in early…

Berry On Top of Chautauqua in Chairman’s Sprint Prize

Berry On Top of Chautauqua in Chairman’s Sprint Prize

Hawkes Racing have confirmed via Twitter that Tommy Berry will partner the stable’s star sprinter Chautauqua when he runs in Hong Kong’s Chairman’s Sprint Prize at Sha Tin Racecourse on May 1. Berry has been aboard the champion Encosta De Lago gelding for four of his 21 career starts to date. He will jump on…

Rising Romance Set for Hong Kong’s QEII Cup

Rising Romance Set for Hong Kong’s QEII Cup

The David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-trained Group 1 winning mare Rising Romance has stretched her legs at Sha Tin ahead of her tough test in this weekend’s 2016 Queen Elizabeth II Cup in Hong Kong. Best known for her Group 1 ATC Oaks (2400m) success in Sydney in April of 2014, the now five-year-old daughter…