Tag Archives: Reel

Gutsy Highland Reel Goes Gate-To-Wire To Take Coronation Cup

Highland Reel and the rest of trainer Aidan O’Brien’s contingent may have been late arriving at Epsom Downs on Friday, but the travel delays made no difference to the multiple Grade/Group 1 winner as he powered his way to a front-running victory in the G1 Investec Coronation Cup. The six Ballydoyle runners were late arriving at the racecourse due to ...

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Postponed, Highland Reel Clash In Dubai Sheema Classic

Postponed winning the 2016 Dubai Sheema Classic. Contested under a new moniker this year, the Group 1 US$ 6m Longines Dubai Sheema Classic, one of three highest-level turf races on the card, may only have attracted a field of seven but quality abounds among the septet. First contested in 1998, no horse has won the race twice since but the ...

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Highland Reel up for Eclipse award in US

King George and Breeders’ Cup Turf winner Highland Reel   PICTURE: Mark Cranham (racingpost.com/photos)    By Keith Melrose 8:55AM 6 JAN 2017  KING GEORGE and Breeders’ Cup Turf winner Highland Reel is among the finalists for the 2016 Eclipse Awards, which recognise the leading performers in North America. As the winner of  one of the US’s leading turf contests, Highland Reel’s ...

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Satono Crown Nails Highland Reel On The Wire In Hong Kong Vase

Satono Crown defeats Highland Reel in the Hong Kong Vase. In a finish that came down to the very last jump of the 2400 meter (about 1 1/2 mile) race, Japan’s Satono Crown denied the heavily-favored Highland Reel a second win in the G1 Longines Hong Kong Vase. Breeders’ Cup Turf hero Highland Reel and jockey Ryan Moore took the ...

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Hong Kong: Crown denies Highland Reel in Vase thriller

Joao Moreira celebrates overhauling Highland Reel on Satono Crown   PICTURE: Getty Images    By Keith Melrose 6:24AM 11 DEC 2016  Report: Sha Tin, Sunday Longines Hong Kong Vase (Group 1), 1m4f, 3yo+, turf HIGHLAND REEL came agonisingly close to a second successive win in the Longines Hong Kong Vase on Sunday, but a late surge by Satono Crown and Joao ...

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Highland Reel denied by Crown in Hong Kong Vase

Highland Reel: was just edged out in his bid for a third Group 1 in 2016   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Keith Melrose 6:24AM 11 DEC 2016  Report: Sha Tin, Sunday Longines Hong Kong Vase (Group 1), 1m4f, 3yo+, turf HIGHLAND REEL came agonisingly close to a second successive win in the Longines Hong Kong Vase on Sunday, but ...

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World Class: Reel faces biggest threat from Silverwave

Highland Reel: the one to beat in the Hong Kong Vase   PICTURE: Mark Cranham (racingpost.com/photos)    By Sam Walker 12:00PM 7 DEC 2016  HIGHLAND REEL looks the best chance of a European winner at the valuable Hong Kong International meeting on Sunday. Aidan O’Brien’s colt is the class act in the Hong Kong Vase, having already bagged the King George ...

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