News About Sprinters Stakes

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.

Chautauqua will bypass Japan’s Sprinters Stakes in October for an all-Melbourne spring ahead of the 2016 Hong Kong Sprint in December. Photo: Steve Hart.

The Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes-trained five-time ...

Lucky Nine And Lord Kanaloa Headline 2013 Hong Kong Sprint Final Field

Lucky Nine And Lord Kanaloa Headline 2013 Hong Kong Sprint Final Field

Lucky Nine was unable to add another Group 1 victory to his impressive racing resume in Australia during the 2013 Spring Racing Carnival but will have the chance to score his second Hong Kong Sprint victory at Sha Tin on Sunday after being included in the final field for the Group 1 event.

Lucky Nine will return to Hong Kong ...

Rocket Man out of Patinack Clash with Black Caviar

Rocket Man out of Patinack Clash with Black Caviar

Racing Victoria’s lucrative $600,000 bonus has not been enough to draw Singapore flyer Rocket Man down under for the 2011 Patinack Farm Classic, trainer Patrick Shaw ruling the galloper out of contention for what would have been the sprint showdown of the century with Black Caviar.

Black Caviar will not get the chance to face Rocket Man in ...

Rocket Man Still Wants Black Caviar Clash

Rocket Man Still Wants Black Caviar Clash

Earlier fears that Singapore’s star sprinter Rocket Man would bypass the chance to take on the best racehorse in the world, Black Caviar, at this year’s Melbourne Cup Carnival have been eased with connections of the talented gelding set to embark on a trip down under to investigate the quarantine issues.

Black Caviar is still likely to face Rocket ...

VRC Rules Out Appearance Fee For Black Caviar

VRC Rules Out Appearance Fee For Black Caviar

The Melbourne Spring Carnival could be without its biggest draw card after VRC officials ruled out the possibility of offering connections of undefeated sprinter Black Caviar an appearance fee.

The VRC have ruled out paying connections of Black Caviar an appearance fee

That has led connections and trainer Peter Moody to investigate quarantine and scheduling details for a possible trip ...