Keyword: John Moore

  • New Zealand-bred Werther gets a kiss from jockey Hugh Bowman

    Werther Goes the Distance in Hong Kong

    Werther answered the distance question with authority in the final group 1 event of Hong Kong's season, kicking away from his main rival, Blazing Speed, to win the May 28 Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup by three lengths.

  • Helene Paragon wins the Queen's Silver Jubilee Cup at Sha Tin

    John Moore Sweeps Hong Kong G1s

    Trainer John Moore saddled the winners in both group 1 events Feb. 26 at Sha Tin and, rubbing salt into his opponents' wounds, took the top three placings in one of them.

  • Werther, with Hugh Bowman in the saddle, claims the Audemars Piguet QEII Cup at Shat Tin.

    Werther Upsets Lovely Day in HK's QEII Cup

    Werther accelerated clear of front-runner and favorite Lovely Day in the stretch and won the HK$20 million Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup (HK-I) by 4 1/2 lengths April 24 at Sha Tin.

  • Flintshire, last year's winner, tops the list of 13 in for the Longines Hong Kong Vase.

    Fields Set for Hong Kong International Races

    Three of last year's winners are back for another try in the Dec. 13 Longines International Races in Hong Kong, an event enlivened this year by two U.S. runners including Breeders' Cup winner Mongolian Saturday.

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    Top Milers Preparing for Queen Anne Stakes

    The first race of this year's Royal Ascot meeting will feature the Richard Hannon-trained pair of Night of Thunder and Toormore, who will be tested against the world's best milers in the Queen Anne Stakes (Eng-I).

  • Dan Excel wins the Singapore Airlines International Cup.

    Hong Kong Sweeps Singapore Races Again

    Hong Kong raiders dominated Singapore's top races for the third straight year May 17 as Dan Excel repeated as winner of the Singapore Airlines International Cup (Sin-I) and Aerovelocity won the KrisFlyer Sprint (Sin-I).

  • Dubai World Cup: Dubai Golden Shaheen

    Coverage of Sterling City's win in the Dubai Golden Shaheen from the parade ring to the race to interviews with jockey Joao Moreira and trainer John Moore.

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    Sterling City Charges Home in Golden Shaheen

    Sterling City (AUS) won the $2 million Dubai Golden Shaheen (UAE-I) in just his third start of 2014 on March 29 at Meydan, powering home in late stretch to claim the 1,200 meter (about six-furlong) event for Hong Kong.

  • 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.

  • Military Attack Cruises in International Cup

    Winning jockey Zac Purton's post-race exclamation, "Phenomenal!" perfectly summed up Military Attack's dominant win in the Singapore Airlines International Cup (Sin-I) May 19 at Kranji Racecourse.

  • Military Attack Lifts QEII in Hong Kong

    Military Attack burst out from behind the leaders at the top of the straight and went on to win the April 28 Audemars Piguet QE II Cup (HK-I) at Sha Tin by a convincing 1 3/4 lengths.

  • Trainer John Moore

    Dubai World Cup Interview - John Moore

    Interview with trainer John Moore at Meydan with Frederick Engels (GB) at morning training session on Monday March 26th, in lead up to DWC 2013. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club.

  • Lucky Nine, trained by John Moore, is the defending champion in the Hong Kong Sprint.

    Is Home Field Edge at Risk in Hong Kong?

    The normal home-field advantage enjoyed by local horses in the Hong Kong International Races may be at risk Dec. 9--because of changes in the home field. Or it could be a smoke screen.

  • New York Attorney General Sues TRF

    New York's attorney general is accusing current and former directors of the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation of driving the group into financial insolvency and causing harm, and death, of some horses under their care.

  • TRF Alleges Libel, Slander in Mellon Lawsuit

    The soured relationship between the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation and a key benefactor, the Paul Mellon Estate, withered further Jan. 5 when the TRF sued an executor of the endowment for libel and slander.

  • Hong Kong Interview - John Moore

    Simon Burgess talks with trainer John Moore, who has Mighty High in the Vase, Admiration in the Sprint, Irian and Jacobee in the Hong Kong Cup, and Able One, Destined For Glory, and Xtension in the Mile.

  • Viva Pataca winning the Citi Champions & Chater Cup (HK-I)

    Viva Pataca in Line For Hong Kong HOY

    John Moore made an impassioned case for Viva Pataca to be named Hong Kong's Horse of the Year after the famous stayer clawed his way to a third win in the Citi Champions & Chater Cup (HK-I) May 31.

  • Collection Romps in Chai Wan Handicap

    Collection began the Chai Wan Handicap by attempting to savage the horse next door, followed up by savaging all 12 rivals in the run home, and now those willing jaws have a vice-like grip on the Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby in two weeks time.

  • Dim Sum Pulls Chairman's Sprint Shocker

    James Winks was swept to cloud nine on the broad back of 50-1 chance Dim Sum in the group I Chairman's Sprint Prize Feb. 21 and as darkness fell on Sha Tin, there was no sign of his coming down any time soon.

  • Inspriration Hong Kong Cup Sprint win at 67-1 was the biggest surprise of the day at Sha Tin Racecourse.

    Inspiration a 67-1 Shocker in HK Sprint

    Inspiration led home a shocking Hong Kong-based exacta in the Dec. 14 Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint (HK-I) at Sha Tin under a brilliant ride from Darren Beadman.

  • Zaftig

    Race Filly Zaftig Retired

    John and Susan Moore's Zaftig, who ran third in the Sentient Flight Group Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint, has been retired from racing.

  • Viva Pataca scores easily at Sha Tin Nov. 16.

    Viva Pataca Wins International Cup Trial

    The revenge mission toward this year's Hong Kong Cup (HK-I) is "full steam ahead" after Viva Pataca won the Nov. 16 HK$3 million Cathay Pacific International Cup Trial (HK-II) in a common canter, leaving the owner, trainer, and jockey all licking their lips in anticipation of a glorious international day in December.

  • Viva Pataca Back in Top Form

    Last year's Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Cup (HK-I) still gives John Moore bad dreams, but in the wake of a stunning first-up win by Viva Pataca Oct. 26, it should be the opposition that suffer the nightmares in less than two months time.

  • Viva Pataca

    For Viva Pataca, It's All About 'Cup'

    The new season group races cannot come soon enough for trainer John Moore and jockey Darren Beadman, who believe world-rated stayer Viva Pataca is "better than ever" as he builds up for a revenge tilt at the HK$20 million Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Cup.

  • In his final Dubai Sheema Classic (UAE-IT) prep, Viva Pataca (Darren Beadman) defeats Iron Fist (Douglas Whyte) under barrier trial conditions at Sha Tin on  March 17.

    Viva Pataca Wins Sheema Classic Prep

    Jockey Darren Beadman gave an enthusiastic thumbs up for Viva Pataca after the champion completed his pre-Dubai departure work with a win in a mile barrier trial Monday, March 17, at Sha Tin Racecourse in Hong Kong.

  • Viva Pataca

    Viva Pataca Wins Hong Kong Gold Cup

    Vengeance of Rain may be retired but there will be no respite for his intended Dubai Sheema Classic opposition, with Viva Pataca's dominating victory in the HK$8 million Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup (2,000m) Feb. 23 proving he's ripe and ready for the world stage.