Hong Kong News

Tony Cruz on brink of 1,500 Hong Kong wins after Sha Tin success

Fresh from Al Quoz Sprint (Gr 1, 1200m) success in Dubai last Saturday with California Spangle (Starspangledbanner), Tony Cruz stands on the brink of another remarkable Hong Kong milestone after Monta Frutta’s (Capitalist) breakthrough success at Sha Tin’s all-dirt meeting on Wednesday night. Monta Frutta’s victory in the in the first section of the Class... Read More

Flaming Rabbit bounces back with front-running demolition

Lyle Hewitson has always been a superb judge of pace and he produced a brilliant front-running ride aboard Flaming Rabbit (Time Test) to win the Class 2 United Alumni Handicap (1600m) at Sha Tin on Sunday. Outwitting his six rivals aboard the five-year-old in a time of 1m 35.15s (25.61, 23.88, 22.78, 22.88), Hewitson netted... Read More

Bentley dominates at Happy Valley with treble

Harry Bentley posted his first treble of the season to dominate at Happy Valley on Wednesday night as Tony Cruz laid down a promising marker ahead of California Spangle’s (Starspangledbanner) tilt at the Al Quoz Sprint (Gr 1, 1200m) in Dubai on Saturday night. Bentley, 31, continued a solid March campaign with wins for Cruz... Read More

Massive Sovereign wins Hong Kong Derby

Dennis Yip will consider a tilt at the Queen Elizabeth II Cup (Gr 1, 2000m) next month after former Irish stayer Massive Sovereign (No Nay Never) completed an extraordinary rise to glory with a spectacular win in the HK$26 million (approx. AU$5.1 million) Hong Kong Derby (Listed, 2000m) under Zac Purton at Sha Tin on... Read More

Sports Legend lays down Hong Kong Derby marker for Danny Shum

In the midst of a stunning season, Danny Shum set the tone for another potentially momentous weekend – highlighted by a dual tilt at the Hong Kong Derby (Listed, 2000m) at Sha Tin and Victor The Winner’s (Toronado) Takamatsunomiya Kinen (Gr 1, 1200m) bid in Tokyo on Sunday – with Sports Legend’s (Deep Field) blistering... Read More

Young Champion impresses with dazzling Sha Tin win

Delivering on soaring expectation, Young Champion (Zoustar) left an indelible impression on Karis Teetan as the rider celebrated a treble at Sha Tin after partnering John Size’s exciting talent to victory in the Class 2 Sheung Yeung Shan Handicap (1400m) on Saturday. Teetan, who was riding the gelding for the first time, was clearly taken... Read More