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Hong Kong off for 2018 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Bound Tosen Stardom

Hong Kong off for 2018 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Bound Tosen Stardom

Emirates Stakes winner Tosen Stardom bypasses a trip to Hong Kong this December with quarantine requirements forcing the Darren Weir-trained Emirates Stakes winner to remain in Australia with an eye to next autumn’s Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2018. The Australian Bloodstock-owned Japanese import took his career earnings up over $3.34 million on November 11, rounding out…

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…

Maurice Leads 2016 Hong Kong Cup Field & Betting

Maurice Leads 2016 Hong Kong Cup Field & Betting

Japanese superstar Maurice is clear favourite at bookmakers around the world to take out the Hong Kong Cup 2016 at Sha Tin Racecourse this Sunday on the Hong Kong International Race Day. The HK$25 million (AUD$4.3m) Longines Hong Kong Cup (2000m) is the richest of four feature races on the December 11 card and features…

Highland Reel Heads 2016 Hong Kong Vase Field & Odds

Highland Reel Heads 2016 Hong Kong Vase Field & Odds

Aidan O’Brien’s Australian-performed Irish galloper Highland Reel is clear favourite to take out Sunday’s Hong Kong Vase 2016 at Sha Tin Racecourse on the world-famous Hong Kong International Race Day. The Galileo stallion is one of 13 hopefuls confirmed to face off in the HK$16.5 million (AUD$2.8m) Longines Hong Kong Vase (2400m) over the mile…

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…

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…

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…