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2017 Al Quoz Sprint Considered for Malaguerra

2017 Al Quoz Sprint Considered for Malaguerra

Stable manager Manny Gelagotis has confirmed the Dubai World Cup Carnival’s Al Quoz Sprint 2017 could be on the cards this March for the team’s Group 1 winning sprinter Malaguerra.

Darley Classic winner Malaguerra could head to Dubai in March for the 2017 Al Quoz Sprint. Photo: Steve Hart.

Speaking to Racenet this week, Gelagotis said organisers of ...

Lucky Bubbles heads 2016 Hong Kong Sprint betting

Lucky Bubbles heads 2016 Hong Kong Sprint betting

Top local sprinter Lucky Bubbles heads the betting for the 2016 Group 1 HK$18.5m Longines Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin in Hong Kong on Sunday.

Jockey Brett Prebble, above, will ride the favourite Lucky Bubbles in the Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Lucky Bubbles began his career in Australia with a win in ...

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.

Hugh Bowman is likely to ride local hope Helene Paragon in the 2016 Hong Kong Mile at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday. Photo: Sarah ...

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.

Zac Purton rides Jockey Club Cup winner Secret Weapon in Sunday’s Hong Kong Cup 2016 at Sha Tin. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The HK$25 million (AUD$4.3m) Longines Hong Kong...

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.

Defending champion Highland Reel is clear favourite to win Sunday’s Hong Kong Vase 2016. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Galileo stallion is one of 13 hopefuls confirmed to ...

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.

Takedown has settled into Hong Kong well ahead of his Group 1 run at Sha Tin this weekend. Photo: Steve Hart.

Last start Group 1 winners Rebel Dane...

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.

Consistent Sydney sprinter Takedown could be Hong Kong-bound if he wins Perth’s 2016 Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot on Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

Australia is set to be represented in the Group ...

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.

Dual Group 1 winner Rebel Dane heads overseas next month for a shot at the 2016 Hong Kong Sprint. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The seven-year-old son of California ...

Grey Lion Still Chasing Geelong Cup 2016

Grey Lion Still Chasing Geelong Cup 2016

A disappointing last in the Prix Kergorlay over the weekend has seen Ballarat horseman Matt Cumani change spring targets down under for Grey Lion who will travel over for a shot at the 2016 Geelong Cup.

Originally Cumani, who will take over the preparation of the Andre Fabre-trained French galloper in Australia, hoped to have the Galileo stallion ...

2016 Melbourne Cup: Trip To Paris Not Confirmed

2016 Melbourne Cup: Trip To Paris Not Confirmed

Last year’s fourth-placed international raider Trip To Paris needs to win a lead-up overseas before his British trainer Ed Dunlop confirms a Melbourne Cup 2016 bid this season.

Trip To Paris is unconfirmed for a 2016 Melbourne Cup bid in Australia this season. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Dunlop is best known down under for his three Melbourne Cup seconds with ...