Sha Tin

Sky Darci wins the 2021 Lion Rock Handicap at Sha Tin on Sunday May 30
Horse Racing 31-05-2021

Sky Darci headlines Fownes treble at Sha Tin

Caspar Fownes regained the trainers’ championship lead and celebrated the successful race-track return of BMW Hong Kong Derby winner Sky Darci in one fell swoop with a pivotal treble, crowned by G3 Lion Rock Trophy Handicap glory (1600m), at Sha Tin on Sunday. Trailing John Size by two winners entering the meeting, Fownes climbed back […]

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Courier Wonder wins the Sha Tin Vase Handicap 2021
Horse Racing 23-05-2021

Courier Wonder extends unbeaten record in Sha Tin Vase

Sprinting sensation Courier Wonder extended his unbeaten record to five at Sha Tin this afternoon with an age and experience defying win in the HK$3.5 million G3 Sha Tin Vase Handicap (1200m). Stepping up in grade as the least experienced runner in the race, the three-year-old juvenile capped his perfect debut season with a classy […]

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Glorious Dragon will tackle the Champions & Chater Cup on Sunday at Sha Tin
Horse Racing 20-05-2021

Glorious Dragon out to answer critics in G1 Champion and Chater Cup

Francis Lui has no qualms over Glorious Dragon’s ability to answer the stamina queries when he steps into the unknown for Sunday’s HK$12 million G1 Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup (2400m) at Sha Tin. “I think he can handle the distance, no problem – he is in good form and I’m happy with him […]

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Fantastic Treasure is gunning for a fifth straight win at Sha Tin on Sunday
Horse Racing 15-05-2021

Hayes: Fantastic Treasure to spell after Sha Tin outing on Sunday

David Hayes hopes Fantastic Treasure’s final competitive appearance for the 2020-21 season delivers a double reward from the Class 2 Crystal Handicap (1400m) at Sha Tin on Sunday — an extended unbeaten record and confidence to chase ambitious goals next season. Bidding for a fifth successive victory, Fantastic Treasure will be spelled following Sunday’s outing […]

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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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David Hayes is making a good fist of his return to Hong Kong
Horse Racing 18-12-2020

Hayes Hong Kong Derby hope to tackle Bellflower Handicap

Two-time champion trainer David Hayes will unveil smart four-year-old Conqueror, who is looking to lay out his BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) credentials in the Class 2 Bellflower Handicap (1400m) ta Sha Tin on Sunday.  The Fastnet Rock gelding was runner-up to subsequent two-time G1 winner Probabeel in the Listed Karaka Million Three-Year-Old Classic (1600m) […]

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