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Fourteen Confirmed in 2016 Hong Kong Sprint Field

Fourteen Confirmed in 2016 Hong Kong Sprint Field
November 24th, 2016

Fourteen sprinters have been confirmed in the final field for the 2016 Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin Racecourse; highlighted by the inclusion of some of the world’s best short course race horses. 2015 champion Peniaphobia has returned to racing in competitive form this time and has been confirmed…

Takedown a Possible 2016 Hong Kong Sprint Contestant

Takedown a Possible 2016 Hong Kong Sprint Contestant
November 21st, 2016

Trainer Gary Moore has revealed that Takedown will be set for the 2016 Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin in December, if he is successful in Saturday’s Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes (1200m in Perth. Takedown has undoubtedly returned to racing in career-best form this season, but the talented three-year-old…

Rebel Dane to be Primed for 2016 Hong Kong Sprint

Rebel Dane to be Primed for 2016 Hong Kong Sprint
November 21st, 2016

Trainer Gary Portelli is confident that stable star Rebel Dane will carry his peak condition abroad, when he travels to Sha Tin to contest the Group 1 Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) on December 11th. Rebel Dane has been a strong and consistent performer for Portelli through his entire racing career…

2015 Hong Kong Sprint Odds and Betting Update

2015 Hong Kong Sprint Odds and Betting Update
December 10th, 2015

Fourteen short course specialists have been confirmed in the final field for Sunday’s 2015 Hong Kong Sprint (1200m); offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Local sprint specialist Gold-Fun has returned to racing in typically slick form this time and…

2015 Hong Kong Sprint Decision Yet to be Made for Chautauqua

2015 Hong Kong Sprint Decision Yet to be Made for Chautauqua
November 10th, 2015

Talented sprinter Chautauqua was unable to make up the distance of talented four-year-old Delectation when second in the Group 1 Darley Classic (1200m) over the weekend, and co-trainer Wayne Hawkes has revealed the gelding will only progress to an appearance in the 2015 Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) should his work…

2015 Hong Kong Sprint Likely for Chautauqua

2015 Hong Kong Sprint Likely for Chautauqua
July 14th, 2015

Team Hawkes have been understandably thrilled with the form, class and results posted by Chautauqua over the last twelve months, and have revealed the talented sprinter continues to step-up preparations for a Spring Carnival campaign geared towards the Group 1 Darley Classic (1200m) and beyond. Chautauqua more than stamped his…

Aerovelocity Wins 2014 Hong Kong Sprint

Aerovelocity Wins 2014 Hong Kong Sprint
December 15th, 2014

Unable to find ideal running position from jump, talented Australian veteran Buffering has faded late to finish sixth in the Group 1 Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin Racecourse over the weekend. Jumping from the gates only fairly, Buffering was forced to take a position on the heels of…

2014 Hong Kong Sprint Betting Preview and Tips

2014 Hong Kong Sprint Betting Preview and Tips
December 12th, 2014

A talented field of 14 runners has been confirmed for Sunday’s Group 1 Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin Racecourse, offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning bet. Having returned to racing in typically competitive form this year, Aerovelocity ($4.80)…

Purton Confident in 2014 Hong Kong Sprint Success for Aerovelocity

Purton Confident in 2014 Hong Kong Sprint Success for Aerovelocity
December 11th, 2014

While disappointing when failing to beat a single runner home in his most recent appearance on course, jockey Zac Purton is confident Aerovelocity has the class to take out Sunday’s Group 1 Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin Racecourse. Finishing outside the top three only a handful of times…

Buffering Misses Gallop in Lead Up to 2014 Hong Kong Sprint

Buffering Misses Gallop in Lead Up to 2014 Hong Kong Sprint
December 10th, 2014

Taking particularly well to his time in Hong Kong since arriving for his maiden international tilt early last week, trainer Robert Heathcote has revealed Buffering missed a track gallop on the Sha Tin course on Tuesday morning after suffering a foot abscess. Returning to racing in typically competitive form this…

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