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Hong Kong To Contest ‘Group 1 Triple-Header’ In April

Hong Kong will for the first time stage three spring Group 1 features on a single day, the Hong Kong Jockey Club announced today (Sept. 19). The Champions Mile (1600m) and the Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1200m) have been brought forward one week in the calendar, joining the G1 Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup to form an exciting Group 1 ...

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Rapper Dragon Named Hong Kong Horse Of The Year

Rapper Dragon (by Street Boss) claimed the Hong Kong Horse of the Year award at a ceremony held July 14 at the Grand Hyatt. Hong Kong’s standout 4-year-old made history during the season when he became the first horse to win all three legs of Hong Kong’s 4-year-old classic series. John Moore’s stable star had an outstanding sophomore Hong Kong campaign ...

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Rapper Dragon Euthanized Due To Fractured Pelvis Suffered In Hong Kong Champions Mile

Sunday’s Group 1 HK Champions Mile at Sha Tin was won by Contentment, but tragedy befell the event when, with 750m to race, Rapper Dragon, the BMW Hong Kong Derby winner and 1.4 favourite, went lame. Joao Moreira’s mount was racing at the tail of the pack and stopped abruptly. Rapper Dragon received immediate treatment from the on-course veterinarians and ...

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Rapper Dragon Pulls Away In Hong Kong Derby, Becomes First Horse To Sweep Classic Series

The BMW Hong Kong Derby marks the third race in that country’s Classic Series of 4-year-old races, and on Sunday, Rapper Dragon became the first horse in history to win all three Classics in Hong Kong’s version of the Triple Crown. He had captured the Classic Mile in January and the 9-furlong Classic Cup in February before Sunday’s 2000-meter (about ...

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Hong Kong: Moreira bags record eight wins at Sha Tin | Horse Racing News |

Joao Moreira: had previously ridden six winners on two occasions  PICTURE:Getty Images   By Peter Scargill 9:55AM 5 MAR 2017  Hong Kong: Joao Moreira elevated his already sky-high reputation even further on Sunday as he broke his record for winners on a single card not once, but twice as he secured eight wins at Sha Tin. Moreira, 32, had already become the first ...

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Hong Kong: Joao Moreira stuns Sha Tin with record eight wins | Horse Racing News |

Joao Moreira: had previously ridden six winners on two occasions  PICTURE:Getty Images   By Peter Scargill 9:55AM 5 MAR 2017  Hong Kong: Joao Moreira elevated his already sky-high reputation even further on Sunday as he broke his record for winners on a single card not once, but twice as he secured eight wins at Sha Tin. Moreira, 32, had already become the first ...

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Hong Kong: Moreira equals own record with six winners

Joao Moreira: seeking a seventh winner at Sha Tin  PICTURE:Getty Images   By Peter Scargill 8:45AM 5 MAR 2017  Hong Kong: Joao Moreira equalled his own record for winners on a single card at Sha Tin on Sunday as he rode six winners, the third time he has achieved that feat. Moreira, 32, is known as ‘Magic Man’ in Hong Kong, and ...

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Hong Kong: Werther edges out Blazing Speed in thriller | Horse Racing News |

Werther: last year’s QEII Cup winner landed the Hong Kong Gold Cup  PICTURE:Masakazu Takahashi   By Lewis Porteous 8:55AM 26 FEB 2017  Report: Hong Kong Saturday Sha Tin: Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup (Group 1) 1m3f, 3yo+ HONG KONG’S reigning Horse of the Year Werther (John Moore/Hugh Bowman) needed every inch of Sha Tin’s home straight to master Blazing Speed in the ...

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Hong Kong: Britannia winner stakes Derby claim | Horse Racing |

Rapper Dragon crosses the line in front for the Hong Kong Classic Cup  PICTURE:Hong Kong Jockey Club   By David Baxter 12:26pM 19 FEB 2017  Report: Hong Kong, Sunday Sha Tin ROYAL ASCOT form came to the fore at Sha Tin on Sunday, as a pair of handicappers formerly trained in Britain landed big prizes. Limitless was known as Defrocked when trained ...

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