Week In Photos: Hong Kong Cup 2011

Images from the 2011 Hong Kong Cup.

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The packed grandstands of the Sha Tin Racecourse on the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Races Day.

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An awe-inspiring performance by Guangzhou Acrobatic Troupe during the Hong Kong Cup.

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Brett Prebble rides Lucky Nine (No. 4) to land the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint (Group 1-1200M).

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Led by Lucky Nine, the top four finishers were based in Hong Kong. Entrapment dead-heated with Joy and Fun for second.

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Lucky Nine's happy jockey Brett Prebble, and trainer Caspar Fownes celebrate their success after taking the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint.

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Mr Anthony Chow (right), Steward of the HKJC, presents the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint trophy to Dr. Chang Fuk To and Maria Chang Lee Ming Shum, the owners of Lucky Nine.

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Dunaden (No. 5) with Craig Williams in the saddle grabs the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Vase (Group 1-2400M).

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Dunaden, who won the Melbourne fixture by a whisker over Red Cadeaux, backed up that effort with a convincing stretch-running victory in the Vase.

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Delighted connections of Dunaden celebrate the success in the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Vase.

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Delighted connections of Dunaden celebrate the success in the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Vase.

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(From right) Happy trainer Mikel Delzangles, jockey Craig Williams and the owner Sheikh Fahad Al-Thani of Dunaden celebrate the success of Dunaden in the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Vase.

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Able One, who was scratched at the gate as the favorite in last year's running, bounced back from an otherwise dismal season to win with a well-timed and gutsy effort at incredible odds of 61-1.

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Able One (No.6) with Jeff Lloyd in the saddle defeats Cityscape to claim the HK$20 million Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Mile (Group 1-1600M).

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Jockey Jeff Lloyd, trainer John Moore, Owner Dr & Mrs Cornel Li Fook Kwan of Able One celebrate after winning the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Mile.

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Trainer John Moore and Able One celebrate after winning the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Mile.

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Jockey Jeff Lloyd, trainer John Moore, Owner Dr & Mrs Cornel Li Fook Kwan of Able One celebrate after winning the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Mile.

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(From left) Trainer John Moore, jockey Jeff Lloyd and owner Dr Cornel Li Fook Kwan celebrate the success of Able One in the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Mile.

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The day wrapped up with another win for the Hong Kong team as California Memory flashed through on the inside in the final 100 yards to lift the $2.6 million Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Cup (HK-I).

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California Memory by one length over another local, Irian. German-based Zazou, who raced close to the dawdling early pace, held on for third.

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California Memory under Matthew Chadwick beats a top class field.

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California Memory lands the HK$20 million Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Cup (Group 1-2000M).

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Jockey Matthew Chadwick, trainer Tony Cruz and owner Howard Liang Yum Shing of California Memory celebrate their great achievement in the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Cup.

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HKJC's Chief Executive Officer Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges.

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HKJC's Chief Executive Officer Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges delivers his remarks in the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Races post-race press briefing.

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A closing ceremony featuring a pyrotechnic show takes place after the end of the race meeting.

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Fireworks during the closing ceremony of the race meeting.

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Fireworks during the closing ceremony of the race meeting.

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