Former Irish classic starter Dan Excel narrowly edged pacesetter Helene Spirit after a spirited battle to the finish line in the HK$12 million Champions Mile (HK-I) May 5 at Sha Tin.
Presvis will attempt to defend his title when he takes on a talented field of international runners in the $5-million Dubai Duty Free Sponsored by Dubai Duty Free (UAE-IT) at Meydan Racecourse March 31.
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. Watch Video
Dick Turpin finally gained the first group I victory of his career with a breakout performance in the Prix Jean Prat (Fr-I) at Chantilly July 4.
St Nicholas Abbey, one of three to be saddled by by Aidan O'Brien, heads a field of 19 declared for the first European Classic of the season, the StanJames.com Two Thousand Guineas (Eng-I) at Newmarket on May 1.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Big Audio (IRE)||HANNON R||
|Chaperno||BIN SUROOR S||
|Corporal Maddox (GB)||CECIL HENRY||
|Dreamspeed (IRE)||BALDING ANDREW||
|Ishtar Gate||COLE P F I||
|Lucky General (IRE)||HANNON R||
|Mata Keranjang||Kiaran P. McLaughlin||
|Roi de Vitesse (IRE)||MILLMAN B R||
|She's A Character (GB)||FAHEY R A||
|Xtension (IRE)||MOORE J||
Upcoming Stakes Entries
|Gold Cup S.||DED|
|Fiesta Mile S.||RET|
|Texas Horse Racing Hall of Fame S.||RET|
|New Mexico Classic Cup Distaff Sprint Championship S.||ZIA|