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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…

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 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Possible for Hong Kong Cup Champ

2014 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Possible for Hong Kong Cup Champ

A lucrative prize increase that has the stakes set at a staggering $4 million could be enough to lure the weekend’s Hong Kong Cup winner Akeed Mofeed to Sydney in the autumn for a shot at the Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2014. Retirement and a lucrative career at stud are just around the corner for the…

Whyte Steers Akeed Mofeed To Victory In 2013 Hong Kong Cup

Whyte Steers Akeed Mofeed To Victory In 2013 Hong Kong Cup

Champion jockey Douglas Whyte produced a gem of a ride to steer Akeed Mofeed to victory in the Group 1 2013 Hong Kong Cup (2400m) on Saturday. Whyte positioned Akeed Mofeed on the fence in fifth place in the early stages of the race and the Dubawi entire tracked into the race nicely but was blocked…

Akeed Mofeed First Hong Kong Trained Cox Plate Winner?

Akeed Mofeed First Hong Kong Trained Cox Plate Winner?

This year the Moonee Valley Racing Club (MVRC) is on a mission to attract an internationally rich field of stars for the $3 million Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) in October, and one of the 20 overseas hopes sent an official invitation to the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival classic last week was Hong Kong’s Akeed…