Headlines for Sunday, December 8, 2013

  • Boat Trip, red and green silks, wins the Hollywood Turf Express.

    Boat Trip Wins Express; Triple Heater for 2nd

    Boat Trip earned his fourth win in five tries on the Hollywood Park turf when he came from off the pace to capture the Hollywood Turf Express, a race that featured an extremely rare triple dead-heat for second Dec. 8.

  • Dynamic Trade Continues at Arqana Sale

    Abilene, a 3-year-old Samum filly offered out of training, brought the day's highest price of 270,000 ($370,291 in United States funds) at a vibrant second session of Arqana breeding stock sale Dec. 8.

  • Comma to the Top

    New Career Plans for Retired Comma to the Top

    Comma to the Top, whose victory in the 2010 CashCall Futurity (gr. I) topped a highlight-filled career, has been retired but will remain with trainer Peter Miller as a stable pony.

  • Akeed Mofeed wins the Hong Kong Cup.
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    Akeed Mofeed Takes HK Cup; Little Mike 9th

    Akeed Mofeed, the Hong Kong Derby winner in the spring, worked through a tight spot at mid-stretch to win the Longines Hong Kong Cup (HK-I) from Tokei Halo Dec. 8 at Sha Tin, while American hopeful Little Mike finished ninth.

  • Lord Kanaloa wins the Hong Kong Sprint.
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    Lord Kanaloa Impresses in Career Finale

    Japan's champion sprinter Lord Kanaloa made it two straight wins in the Longines Hong Kong Sprint (HK-I), kicking clear at the top of the stretch and drawing off to a five-length win over Irish runner Sole Power.

  • Dominant wins the Hong Kong Vase.
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    Dominant Upsets The Fugue in Hong Kong Vase

    In the first of four group I turf races Dec, 8 at Sha Tin Racecourse, Dominant posted a surprising win for the locals, taking the Longines Hong Kong Vase (HK-I) with a big move at the top of the stretch to hold off The Fugue.