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Leading the Hong Kong trainers’ championship, Caspar Fownes heads to Sha Tin on New Year’s Day with conservative hopes

POSTED: December 29, 2020

Caspar Fownes sits atop the trainers’ championship table with 34 wins. By Leo Schlink The G3 Chinese Club Challenge Cup Handicap (1400m) – the second...

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Win Bright and Admire Mars shoot for a LONGINES HKIR repeat

POSTED: December 3, 2020

By Kate Hunter The one thing we have seen of the Japanese racing in the past decade is a growing hunger to travel abroad, but...

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Classique Legend touches down in Hong Kong

POSTED: November 10, 2020

By Declan Schuster Classique Legend has landed in Hong Kong, with the AU$15 million The Everest (1200m) victor touching down in his new home ready...

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Exultant ready to roll, Chefano and Dark Dream please Hayes

POSTED: October 30, 2020

By Declan Schuster Hong Kong’s star stayer Exultant will shoulder 133lb in a hot edition of Sunday’s (1 November) G3 Sa Sa Ladies’ Purse Handicap...

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Fownes primes Dragon and Legend for a Ladies’ Purse grab

POSTED: October 30, 2020

By David Morgan Caspar Fownes is seeking back-to-back wins in the G3 Sa Sa Ladies’ Purse Handicap (1800m) at Sha Tin on Sunday 1 November,...

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Frankie Dettori Leads All Star Jockey Lineup For IJC

POSTED: November 18, 2019

Photo Credit: HKJC HKJC Press A stellar line-up featuring some of the world’s greatest jockeys will contest the LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship (IJC) at Happy...

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1995 Thunder Gulch

POSTED: April 21, 2019

Here is the latest installment in Nick Costa's and Mary Dixon Reynolds' series on "the other horse" in the Kentucky Derby. Under blue skies with...

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Zac Purton: Driven and Relentless

POSTED: February 27, 2019

By: Peter Monaco I'm lucky to be friends with a very patient and driven young man, named Zac Purton. Zac is an Australian jockey, and...

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