Hong Kong News

Romantic Warrior clinches epic Hong Kong Gold Cup

Romantic Warrior (Acclamation) enhanced his status as one of the world’s premier middle-distance gallopers with a gripping victory in the Hong Kong Gold Cup (Gr 1, 2000m) over Voyage Bubble (Deep Field) at Sha Tin yesterday. The son of Acclamation (Royal Applause) will now be given the chance to create more history by chasing a... Read More

Copartner Ambition and Tomodachi Kokoroe share Challenge glory

The DBS x Manulife Million Challenge ended in a tie for the second time in three seasons after Danny Shum’s Copartner Ambition (Starspangledbanner) and the David Hayes-trained  Tomodachi Kokoroe (Written Tycoon) shared series honours at Happy Valley on Wednesday. Decided on a format of 15 points for a win, six for second, four for third... Read More

Atullibigeal delivers for Hall and Avdulla in TVB Cup

Thwarted by bad luck this season, Atullibigeal (Street Boss) deservedly clinched the Class 2 TVB Cup Handicap (1400m) at Sha Tin yesterday for David Hall as Brenton Avdulla extended a powerful mid-season surge. Beaten a short head when second in the Class 1 Chevalier Cup Handicap (1600m) and a close fourth in the Class 1... Read More

Francis Lui trains 900th Hong Kong winner

Francis Lui became only the sixth trainer to produce 900 wins in Hong Kong after a Happy Valley treble on Thursday night left the veteran clasping ambitions of landing the 2023/24 Hong Kong trainers’ championship. Lui, 65, joined John Moore (1,735 wins), John Size (1,523), Tony Cruz (1,485) Caspar Fownes (1,092) and Ricky Yiu (986)... Read More

Bentley notches Happy Valley double as Shum shines with a brace

Harry Bentley notched a double at Happy Valley on Wednesday night with Eighteen Palms (El Roca) and Watch Buddy (Rothesay) as the Englishman continued to build crucial impetus at the mid-season point of the Hong Kong racing season. Bentley struck with Eighteen Palms in the Class 3 Hong Kong Park Handicap (1650m) for Danny Shum... Read More

Helios Express sweeps to Hong Kong Classic Mile victory for Size, Bowman

Delivering on lofty pre-race expectations with a convincing victory in the HK$13 million (approx. AU$2.54 million) Hong Kong Classic Mile (Listed, 1600m) at Sha Tin yesterday, Helios Express (Toronado) will next attempt to emulate Golden Sixty (Medaglia D’Oro) with success in the HK$13 million Hong Kong Classic Cup (Listed, 1800m) on 3 March. Golden Sixty... Read More