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Highland Reel Heads 2017 Hong Kong Vase Field & Odds

Highland Reel Heads 2017 Hong Kong Vase Field & Odds

Last year’s runner-up and the 2015 champion Highland Reel is tipped to return to winning form and take out Sunday’s Hong Kong Vase 2017 in the Irish galloper’s likely career swansong. The Group 1 HK$18 million The Longines Hong Kong Vase (2400m) is one of four majors running at Sha Tin Racecourse as part of…

Spring Options Open Down Under for Highland Reel

Spring Options Open Down Under for Highland Reel

Irish horseman Aidan O’Brien is warming to a second trip down under with last year’s Cox Plate third-placegetter Highland Reel who ran second in this week’s Juddmonte International Stakes. The son of Galileo travelled to Melbourne last spring and made his Australian debut in the $3 million Group 1 W.S. Cox Plate (2040m) where he…

So You Think Finishes Fourth in Arc De Triomphe Horse Race 2011

So You Think Finishes Fourth in Arc De Triomphe Horse Race 2011

Former champion Australian racehorse So You Think suffered their second defeat from six starts since joining the Irish stables of Aidan O’Brien, the son of High Chaparral running fourth to upset winner Danedream in a speedily run 2011 Prix De L’Arc De Triomphe in the early hours of this morning (Australian time). Having won three…

So You Think Confirms Arc De Triomphe 2011 Favouritism

So You Think Confirms Arc De Triomphe 2011 Favouritism

International racing megastar So You Think retained their favouritism in the markets for next month’s prestigious Prix De L’Arc de Triomphe 2011 in France with a blistering win in the Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown on Saturday. Formerly prepared in Australia by the legendary Bart Cummings, So You Think pleased his current trainer Aidan O’Brien…

So Hugh Thinks Pacemakers Bought Champ Undone

So Hugh Thinks Pacemakers Bought Champ Undone

Aidan O’Brien has already come out and accepted the blame for not having So You Think in peak physical condition going into his last run, however Aussie jockey Hugh Bowman believes it was the use of a pace maker that the bought the dual Cox Plate winner undone. So You Think was an odds on…