Horse Racing

Carroll Street wins at Sha Tin 13/5/2021
Horse Racing 13-05-2021

Carroll Street turns heads at Sha Tin after eye-catching performance

Douglas Whyte is confident Carroll Street can develop into a serious sprinting prospect next season after the youngster impressively laid waste to talented opposition in the Class 3 Grass Island Handicap (1000m) at Sha Tin on Wednesday night. Clocking 55.36s – almost a second faster than standard – in the first turf horse race under […]

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Crowds to return to British Horse racing tracks
Horse Racing 12-05-2021

British Horse Racing declares crowds can return to track

Spectators will return to British horse racing tracks from May 17, following confirmation from the UK Government that they were on track to continue coming out of a Covid-19 lockdown.  UK horse racing has largely gone on unimpeded throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, although it has been behind “closed doors” with no spectators.  The lessening of […]

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Winner Method can win four in a row in Hong Kong at Sha Tin on Wednesday
Horse Racing 12-05-2021

Winner Method gunning for four in a row at Sha Tin

Courier Wonder and Fantastic Treasure have set a high standard for this season’s emerging three-year-old crop in Hong Kong and on Wednesdday night at Sha Tin, the unbeaten Winner Method (132lb) will attempt to enhance his growing reputation by joining his talented cohorts as winners of their first four outings. Having collected a trio of […]

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Hongkong Great broke the dirt record for the Sha Tin track on Saturday
Horse Racing 11-05-2021

Hongkong Great smashes Sha Tin record, connections eye overseas glory

Danny Shum will consider overseas targets for Hongkong Great after the lightly-raced galloper smashed Sha Tin’s 1650m dirt track record to provide Zac Purton with a timely treble on Saturday. Rated perfectly in the lead by Purton, Hongkong Great clocked 1m 36.15s on the dirt surface to lower the classy Gun Pit’s mark of 1m […]

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The Everest 2020 runner-by-runner guide
Horse Racing 16-04-2021

Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2021: runner by runner guide and tip

Welcome to our Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2021 runner-by-runner guide and tips. The 2000-metre weight-for-age race will take place on Saturday, April 17 at Randwick racecourse. The group 1 is the feature event on the second day of Sydney’s The Championships, a day on which there will be four group 1 races contested. The other three […]

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Horse Racing 10-03-2021

Sky Darci bookies elect for the Hong Kong Derby

Caspar Fownes-trained Sky Darci heads 14 selected runners for the $HK24 million BMW Hong Kong Derby at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday, March 21. Commanding top rating for the coveted Classic, Sky Darci will bid to lodge a sixth victory in Hong Kong racing and, in the process, join the cavalcade of equine stars to […]

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Super Axiom is hopeful of remaining unbeaten in Hong Kong
Horse Racing 22-12-2020

Hayes hopeful Super Axiom can defy norms at Happy Valley

David Hayes fully comprehends the difficulty of succeeding in Hong Kong with first-season arrivals, but the Australian Hall Of Fame trainer hopes Super Axiom can continue to buck the trend at Happy Valley on Wednesday (23 December). An eye-catching winner on debut over 1000m at Sha Tin on November 29, the three-year-old travels to Happy […]

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Christophe Soumillon wins his second at Sha Tin on Sunday
Horse Racing 20-12-2020

Soumillon shines in return to racing after covid recovery

Returning to competition for the first time since early November, Christophe Soumillon wasted no time in authoring an ominous statement of intent as the Belgian ace successfully started a short-term riding stint in Hong Kong. The 10-times French champion jockey posted a double, a feat matched by Joao Moreira and Jerry Chau, as Frankie Lor […]

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Christophe Soumillon will return to racing after covid positive
Horse Racing 19-12-2020

Soumillon to return to Sha Tin after covid-19 positive

Sidelined from two of the most prestigious meetings in the world because of COVID-19, Belgian ace Christophe Soumillon is anxious to make up for lost opportunities – and time – when he resumes with a full book of rides at Sha Tin on Sunday (20 December). Diagnosed with COVID-19 shortly before the Breeders’ Cup meeting […]

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Beauty Generation has retired from Hong Kong Racing
Horse Racing 19-12-2020

Beauty Generation retires a great of Hong Kong racing

Beauty Generation, one of the greatest champions in the history of Hong Kong horse racing, has retired. Twice crowned Hong Kong’s Horse of the Year, the New Zealand-bred gelding was also named Champion Miler a record three times. Beauty Generation ends his career with 18 Hong Kong wins from 34 starts and prize-money earnings of […]

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