Keyword: Sha Tin

  • Jockey Joao Moreira celebrates eight wins at Sha Tin Racecourse

    Moreira Wins Eight in Hong Kong

    Jockey João Moreira, known as "Magic Man" to Hong Kong bettors, scored eight wins on the March 5 card at Sha Tin Racecourse, bettering the local record by two.

  • 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.

  • Gun Pit ran second behind Special Fighter in the 2016 Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3

    Hong Kong Star Gun Pit Retired

    Trainer Caspar Fownes was pointing the bay gelding to the Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3 (G1), a race in which Gun Pit finished second in 2016, with an eye on a Dubai World Cup (G1) return.

  • Maurice, Ryan Moore up, wins the Longines Hong Kong Cup

    Maurice Rolls to Victory in Hong Kong Cup

    Japanese superstar Maurice (JPN) rolled to a dramatic, stretch-running victory Dec. 11 in the Longines Hong Kong Cup (HK-I), capping a day that saw Japan and Hong Kong sweep the honors on the Sha Tin Racecourse turf.

  • Hong Kong International Races High on Quality

    All four winners of last year's edition of the Longines Hong Kong International Races are slated to return for this year's renewal, headlining a card with 26 grade or group I winners expected to be part of the Dec. 11 card at Sha Tin.

  • 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.

  • Attendance for the Hong Kong International Races Dec. 13 at Sha Tin was up 9% from last year to more than 85,000

    Hong Kong Races Anchor World Racing Calendar

    The 2015 Longines Hong Kong International Races not only provided some of the best competition in the event's illustrious history but also cemented its position as the anchor leg of annual international competition.

  • Chris Waller

    Good Trainers Can Come From Anywhere

    Chris Waller, the dominant trainer in Australia since 2010, is in one sense the odd man out among the three Australian-based trainers with runners for the 2015 Longines Hong Kong International Races Dec. 13 at Sha Tin.

  • Mongolian Saturday

    33 Group I Winners Entered for HK Races

    A total of 33 international group I winners, including Twinspires Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT) victor Mongolian Saturday, are among the 56 entries for the Longines Hong Kong International Races Dec. 12 at Sha Tin.

  • Finnegans Wake

    Finnegans Wake Nominated for Hong Kong Race

    The Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup (HK-I) at Sha Tin April 26 drew 61 nominees, including last year's winner Designs On Rome, 2014 Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) winner African Story, and U.S.-based Finnegans Wake.

  • Jockey Ryan Moore

    Moore, Ortiz Line Up for HK Jockey Battle

    Ryan Moore, currently topping the Longines World's Best Jockey rankings, heads the list of riders invited for the Dec. 10 Longines International Jockeys' Championship at Happy Valley in Hong Kong.

  • 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.

  • Ambitious Dragon wins the Hong Kong Mile.

    Ambitious Dragon Takes Hong Kong Mile

    Ambitious Dragon overcame a raft of problems, including an injury the day before the race, and still produced a dramatic run to win the Longines Hong Kong Mile (HK-I) Dec. 9 by three-quarters of a length.

  • Lord Kanaloa wins the Hong Kong Sprint.

    Japanese Runner Breaks Through in HK Sprint

    Japan's top sprinter, Lord Kanaloa, swept by pacesetting local hope Cerise Cherry in the final 100 meters in Sunday's Longines Hong Kong Sprint (HK-I) and went on to win by 2 1/2 lengths.

  • Red Cadeaux wins the Hong Kong Vase.

    Red Cadeaux Captures Tight Hong Kong Vase

    Red Cadeaux, making his third group I start in five weeks, won a tight stretch battle with Jaguar Mail to capture the Longines Hong Kong Vase (HK-I) Dec. 9 by a short head.

  • Watching the races at Happy Valley Racecourse.

    Hong Kong Jockey Club Pursues New, Young Fans

    Even as they welcome the inner circle of racing to the Dec. 9 Longines Hong Kong International Races, local racing officials in that country are busily harnessing digital technology in search of new, young fans.

  • Frankie Dettori celebrates winning the Hong Kong Jockey's Challenge.

    Dettori wins Hong Kong Jockeys' Challenge

    Frankie Dettori, subbing for Corey Nakatani, won the Cathay Pacific International Jockeys' Championship, booting home the winner of the last leg of the Dec. 7 competition with a dramatic stretch run.

  • 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.

  • Lucky Quality Wins Again; Dubai Bound?

    Lucky Quality did his part, winning the Feb. 7 Class One Jebsen Industrial Handicap on the all-weather track at Sha Tin under top weight of 133 pounds, and now the ball is in the court of the Dubai Racing Club to see if the flying 4-year-old becomes Hong Kong's next international runner.

  • Good Ba Ba Wins Stewards' Cup; Dubai Out

    Good Ba Ba emphatically confirmed his status as the world's number one older miler at Sha Tin Jan. 23, but even a $5 million purse in Dubai and a $1 million bonus incentive will not tempt trainer Andreas Schutz and owner John Yuen Se-kit to prove it on the world stage.