Horse Racing

Sha Tin: Snow Fairy hurt, will miss Hong Kong Vase

Snow Fairy, who was third in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe and the Champion Stakes before winning the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth II Commemorative Cup on Nov. 13 in Japan, was injured during routine morning exercise Monday morning at Sha Tin racecours...

NZ dominates Hong Kong opening meeting

New Zealand has launched into the new Hong Kong season in fine fashion, with kiwi gallopers and Karaka graduates together winning seven of ten races on the card at the first meeting of the new season at Sha Tin.


World Cup winner Victoire Pisa out of Hong Kong's QE II Cup

Andrew Watkins Thoroughbred Times 22.04.2011
World Cup winner Victoire Pisa out of Hong Kong's QE II Cup

Lameness has knocked Victoire Pisa, the Japan-based winner of the Emirates Airline Dubai World Cup (UAE-G1), out of Sunday’s Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup (HK-G1) at Sha Tin racecourse.

Goldikova could sign off career in Hong Kong

Andrew Dietz Racing Post 25.03.2011
Goldikova could sign off career in Hong Kong

GOLDIKOVA could end her career at Hong Kong this season, with the Hong Kong Mile under consideration for the superstar mare who will also be bidding for an unprecedented fourth successive victory in the Breeders' Cup Mile.


Hong Kong Jockey Club Faces Biggest Threat in 126 Years From Online Gaming

For 126 years, the Hong Kong Jockey Club has survived equine flu, bribery scandals, the Japanese invasion and the return to China. Now the operator that takes more money per race than any other faces a bigger challenge: the Internet.

Possible HK Return For Snow Fairy

Carl Di Iorio The Virtual Form Guide 19.12.2010
Possible HK Return For Snow Fairy

After emphatically winning in Japan and Hong Kong at her previous two starts, trainer Ed Dunlop has revealed there are preliminary plans to see champion British filly Snow Fairy back in Asia.


Horse Racing: Hong Kong is winning international recognition

Andrew Garvey The Sydney Morning Herald 13.12.2010
Horse Racing: Hong Kong is winning international recognition

THE local horses might have lost their grip on the International Sprint, but for Hong Kong Jockey Club chief executive Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, that was one of the best things to come out of Sunday's unofficial turf world championships.

Mastery wins Hong Kong Vase

Mastery jumped to the top tier of international racing with an easy win in Sunday's Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Vase.


Beauty Flash wins Hong Kong Mile

Beauty Flash won a slow running of Sunday's Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Mile, holding off French representative Royal Bench at the end.

South Africa invader wins Hong Kong Sprint

J J The Jet Plane, representing South Africa, won a tight stretch battle with Singapore's Rocket Man in Sunday's Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint.


Snow Fairy flies home to land £1 million Hong Kong Cup

Not since the great Allez France had there been a filly in Europe capable of producing a grandstand finish that carried her from a near-hopeless position at the back of the field to glorious triumph in the space of two furlongs; not until now, in ...

Twenty-five winners of 47 graded races around the world will contest the Hong Kong Jockey Club's International Races Dec. 12.


Snow Fairy Heads To Hong Kong

Carl Di Iorio The Virtual Form Guide 18.11.2010
Snow Fairy Heads To Hong Kong

Connections of talented English filly Snow Fairy have opted to bypass the upcoming Japan Cup in favour of next month’s Hong Kong International Raceday.

German Guineas winner Irian hits mark in HK

james reed Racing Post 14.11.2010
German Guineas winner Irian hits mark in HK

IT HAS been a while coming, but Irian (John Moore/Brett Prebble) finally lived up to his tall reputation and announced himself a live chance for next month's big international meeting with an authoritative success in the Cathay Pacific Jockey Club...


Sir Michael Stoute eyeing Hong Kong glory with Crystal Capella and Kingsgate Native

Sir Michael Stoute may have suffered a fruitless weekend with the non-appearance of Workforce at the Breeders' Cup in Kentucky but he's hoping for a more productive time in Hong Kong next month where he has Crystal Capella and Kingsgate Native lin...

Klammer set for Hong Kong

Keith Hamer Sportinglife.com 03.11.2010
Klammer set for Hong Kong

Klammer is finally set to leave Jane Chapple-Hyam's Newmarket stable later this month to continue his career in Hong Kong.


Jeremy Noseda's Rebel Soldier recruited to race in Hong Kong

York's Ebor meeting is still a week off but it is already proving expensive for some punters, as the news broke today that two of the more fancied contenders had been sold to new owners who have no interest in the action on the Knavesmire.

Hong Kong Horse-Racing Racks Up $9.6 Billion

Emily Veach The Wall Street Journal 16.07.2010
Hong Kong Horse-Racing Racks Up $9.6 Billion

Hong Kong’s horse-racing season ended with a bang, with punters wagering some 1 billion Hong Kong dollars, or $129 million, in its Thursday finale, the Standard reported.


Sacred Kingdom named Hong Kong Horse of the Year

SACRED KINGDOM (Encosta de Lago), a three-time Group 1 winner this season, was crowned Horse of the Year as well as champion sprinter at the Hong Kong Jockey Club Champion Awards presentation ceremony Sunday during the final Sha Tin race meeting o...

Entrapment sets new HK record with seventh win

james reed Racing Post 28.06.2010
Entrapment sets new HK record with seventh win

THE unbeaten Entrapment (John Size/Douglas Whyte) established a new record for most wins in a single Hong Kong season at a rain-drenched Sha Tin on Sunday when he recorded his seventh straight victory.



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