Keyword: Sha Tin racecourse

  • Mongolian Saturday trains at Sha Tin for the Chairman’s Sprint Prize April 21, 2016

    Mongolian Saturday in Tough at Sha Tin

    Mongolian Saturday, winner of the 2015 Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT), drew the 2 post in a tough international field for Sunday's Chairman's Sprint Prize (HK-I) at Sha Tin Racecourse In Hong Kong.

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    Japanese Horses Dominant in Hong Kong

    It was a day for rising stars in Hong Kong as all three returning winners from last year's Longines Hong Kong International Races bowed to promising youngsters on the Dec. 13 program that featured four group I races.

  • Mongolian Saturday jogs at Sha Tin Dec. 7.

    American Runners Prep in Hong Kong

    Mongolian Saturday and Green Mask, the respective winner and third-place finisher in the Longines Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT), put in their final works Dec. 7 in preparation for the Longines Hong Kong Sprint.

  • 'A Not-To-Be-Missed Uptown Society Event'

    Elite sport and high-end chic come together with the 20th international edition of the Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup (HK-I), set for Sunday, April 27, at Sha Tin Racecourse.

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    TVG to Offer Commingled Wagering on Hong Kong

    TVG has announced it will begin offering commingled pari-mutuel wagering on, and live television coverage of, horse races from Happy Valley and Sha Tin racecourses in Hong Kong, which routinely attract large wagering pools.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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    Fields Set for Hong Kong International Races

    The Dec. 6 barrier draw provided a little added intrigue for the Longines Hong Kong International races, particularly in the $2.8 million Longines Hong Kong Cup (HK-I), where top-rated Cirrus des Aigles drew well.

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    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.

  • Hawkes Bay Gets Hong Kong Invite

    The Hong Kong Jockey Club extended a late invitation Nov. 25 to connections of Hawkes Bay to join a star-studded international lineup in the HK$14-million Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Vase (HKgr.I) at Sha Tin Racecourse Dec. 9.

  • Big Numbers as Racing Returns to Hong Kong

    Attendance was up 60% to 63,566 from the corresponding day last year, and handle increased 12.5% to HK$825 million on opening day of the Hong Kong racing season at Sha Tin racecourse.

  • Fallon Denied License to Ride in Hong Kong

    Jockey Kieren Fallon, who has been charged in connection with alleged race-fixing in Great Britain, has been denied a license to ride during the international race meeting at Hong Kong's Sha Tin Racecourse Dec. 10.

  • In Hong Kong, 'International' Goes Beyond Racing

    As Thoroughbreds from around the world made their final preparations for the Dec. 11 Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Races, international eyes also were focused on the World Trade Organization ministerial conference set to begin in downtown Hong Kong two days later.

  • Designed for Luck, winning the Shoemaker Mile, was scratched from the Hong Kong Mile.

    Designed For Luck, 'Missile' Scratched in Hong Kong

    United States-based Designed For Luck and Great Britain-based Majestic Missile were withdrawn Dec. 9 from the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Mile (HK-I) and the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint (HK-I), respectively. The races are two of four group I events to be run Dec. 11 at Sha Tin racecourse.

  • Connections of the runners for the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Races 2005.

    U.S. Connections Like What They See in Hong Kong

    The connections of United States-based runners seemed no less satisfied after the post-position draw for the Dec. 11 Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Races at Sha Tin racecourse. In all, the four group I grass races, worth a total of HK$64 million, lured 49 horses from around the world.

  • Nicole's Dream arrives in Asia for December running of the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint.

    Japan Cup Winner Alkaased Eyes Hong Kong Vase

    Japan Cup (Jpn-I) winner Alkaased is just one of many international standouts expected for the Dec. 11 Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Races at Sha Tin Racecourse.

  • Hong Kong's River Dancer Takes QE II Cup

    River Dancer, a 58-1 shot from Hong Kong, won the $1.79 million Queen Elizabeth II Cup (HK-I) on Sunday by three-quarters of a length in front of 40,000 stunned spectators at Sha Tin Racecourse.

  • Morse Hoping Third Time the Charm for Morluc

    Trainer Randy Morse is gearing up his star turf sprinter Morluc for a third trip to the Far East for the rich Hong Kong Turf Sprint on Dec. 17 at Hong Kong's Sha Tin Racecourse.

  • American Horses Morluc, Nuclear Debate on Track on Hong Kong

    Trainer Randy Morse has returned to Sha Tin Racecourse with Morluc to see if the 5-year-old can improve on his head defeat to Falvelon in last year's Hong Kong Sprint. Another American runner in Hong Kong, Nuclear Debate, worked three furlongs Wednesday.

  • Is Morluc a 'Shoe-In' for Hong Kong Sprint?

    When Morluc finished second to Falvelon in the 2000 edition of the Hong Kong Sprint, he did so while running on tender feet. "That's not going to be the case this year," said trainer Randy Morse. "We've had Morluc on bar shoes ever since he arrived in Hong Kong. The shoes provide him with just the elevation he needs. Morluc's in much better condition for this year's race."