News About John Size

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…

2016 Crystal Mile Nominations Feature Abbey Marie

2016 Crystal Mile Nominations Feature Abbey Marie

2016 Crystal Mile nominations have been taken and released, and twenty-four runners subsequently remain in contention for a position in a capacity field of fourteen at Moonee Valley Racecourse on Saturday. Abbey Marie has not been seen at the races since breaking through for a maiden win at the highest level in autumn, but the…

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…

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…

Hypurr Kicks off Down Under on Villiers Stakes Day 2012

Hypurr Kicks off Down Under on Villiers Stakes Day 2012

Former Hong Kong galloper Hypurr kicks off the final chapter of their career this Saturday when they make their down under debut for new trainer Joseph Pride in the 2012 Razor Sharp Handicap at Warwick Farm’s Villiers Stakes Day. The Aussie-bred Fastnet Rock six-year-old is only lightly raced for their age having run 16 times…

Purton Wins Hong Kong Mile 2012 with Ambitious Dragon

Purton Wins Hong Kong Mile 2012 with Ambitious Dragon

Expat Aussie hoop Zac Purton enjoyed one of the best days of his riding career at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday with an International Cup Day victory in the 2012 Hong Kong Mile with reigning Hong Kong Horse of the Year Ambitious Dragon. Coming off a good second in the Group 2 The Jockey Club…