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Time Warp All The Way in the Cup

10 Dec 2017
Over the course of the Longines Hong Kong International Races program Sunday afternoon at a sunsplashed Sha Tin Racecourse, it became increasingly apparent that to be successful, it was probably going to be necessary to be on or near the speed. Highland Reel (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) won the G1 Vase after stalking the pace from
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Local Jockey Turns In a ‘Beauty’ of a Ride in the Mile

10 Dec 2017
Twenty-nine year old Derek Leung made his Longines Hong Kong International Races debut just 12 months ago, piloting Beauty Flame (Ire) (Footstepsinthesand {GB}) to a 13th-place effort behind fellow Kwok colorbearer Beauty Only (Ire) (Holy Roman Emperor {Ire}) in the 2016 G1 Longines Hong Kong Mile. Leung, a product of the Hong Kong Apprentice Jockeys’
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Mr Stunning Gets the Right Trip to Take Out the Sprint

10 Dec 2017
John Size only arrived in Hong Kong in 2001, but since then has established himself as a trainer of the highest order, with no fewer than nine premierships to his credit. That most recent title came just last season, when he posted a record 94 wins, some 27 clear of John Moore. The Australian handler
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Highland Reel Goes Out a Winner in the Vase

10 Dec 2017
Making the final start of a truly illustrious career, Derrick Smith, Michael Tabor and Mrs John Magnier’s Highland Reel (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) launched a second successful raid on Hong Kong in the last three Decembers with a typically determined victory over Talismanic (GB) (Medaglia d’Oro) in a battle of the last two winners of the
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Martine Bellocq Out of Coma

10 Dec 2017
Two glimmers of hope for the Bellocq family emerged Saturday morning from the hazy aftermath of the devastating Dec. 7 fire at San Luis Rey Downs that killed 46 horses. Trainer Martine Bellocq, badly burned while trying to rescue panicked Thoroughbreds from her burning barn, has emerged from her induced coma. And her husband and
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