Author: Declan Schuster

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Shinn’s back on Stronger

Australian import Stronger (133lb) steps out on debut in the Class 3 Peninsula Golden Jubilee Challenge Cup Handicap (1000m) on Sunday (1 December) for John Moore. Stronger closed out his Australian career with a Group 3 win at the Gold Coast in the Ken Russell Memorial Classic for two-year-olds, with Blake Shinn in the plate.[...]
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Teetan hopes Duke can lord it over his Challenge Cup rivals

Karis Teetan returns from a two-meeting suspension this Sunday (1 December) and is looking forward to reuniting with Duke Wai (120lb) in the Class 3 Peninsula Golden Jubilee Challenge Cup Handicap (1000m). The Mauritian combined with the Paul O’Sullivan-trained galloper to score an impressive last-to-first win down the Sha Tin straight earlier this month, overhauling[...]
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Moore turns to De Sousa

Silvestre de Sousa was back riding in Hong Kong on Sunday, at the start of another short-term contract, and the Brazilian ace secured his first win aboard the Tony Millard-trained Gift Of Lifeline. “Tony has been very good to me – I rode quite a few winners for him last year and Mr (John) Moore[...]
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Exultant dominates Jockey Club Cup

Exultant was at his dominant best in Sunday’s (17 November) Group 2 Jockey Club Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin, galloping to victory in a faultless warm-up for his Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Vase (2400m) defence next month. The Teofilo gelding slotted in behind pace-setting siblings Glorious Forever and Time Warp before powering clear to[...]
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Le Terroir on the rise

Le Terroir (129lb) has found his groove in Hong Kong having won three of his last four races, all over 1200m at Happy Valley. That tally includes an emphatic performance first-up this term and he will aim to back-up in the Class 3 Speed Vision Handicap (1200m) at Happy Valley tonight, Wednesday (23 October). Joao[...]
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O’Sullivan’s star-studded Sunday

Paul O’Sullivan heads into Sunday’s meeting with seven entries across six races, the highlights being emerging talents Band Of Brothers (131lb) and Chicken Dance (117lb) late in the program. Band Of Brothers resumes following a three-win debut campaign last season, resulting in his rating skyrocketing 22 points across five starts. “He’s had a nice rest;[...]
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