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Golden Sixty named Horse of the Year at Hong Kong’s Champion Awards

Golden Sixty’s outstanding exploits during the 2020/21 season earned the multiple Group 1 victor the Hong Kong Horse of the Year award at a special presentation function held at Happy Valley Clubhouse tonight, Tuesday, 13 July. The Francis Lui-trained five-year-old was also named Champion Miler and Champion Middle-Distance Horse. In addition, the son of Medaglia[...]
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Blake Shinn hopeful Excellent Proposal can continue to flourish in Hong Kong Classic Cup

Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Blake Shinn is banking on Excellent Proposal’s consistency and quality as decisive factors in the HK$12 million Hong Kong Classic Cup (1800m) at Sha Tin on Sunday (21 February). Shinn capitalised fully on his first ride on John Size’s talented gelding by winning the Hong Kong Classic Mile (1600m) on 24 January,[...]
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Golden Sixty into top 10 as Hong Kong figures prominently in World’s Best rankings

Golden Sixty is within touching distance of status as the world’s premier miler based on the 2020 LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings (WBRR), released by the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA) on Tuesday, 26 January, as nine of Hong Kong’s elite races featured in the World’s Top 100 Group 1 Races last year. With[...]
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Hong Kong Jockey Club overcomes pandemic challenge to stage unique HKIR

The Hong Kong Jockey Club’s Chief Executive Officer Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges saluted Hong Kong’s “unique spirit and resilience” after a successful staging of the LONGINES Hong Kong International Races featuring Group 1 glory across four world-class features shared between Japan, Ireland and Hong Kong at Sha Tin yesterday (Sunday 13 December). “It is important to have[...]
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Young guns Marquand and Doyle among world’s best set for IJC

A stellar line-up featuring established greats and young rising stars will contest the LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship (IJC) at Happy Valley Racecourse on Wednesday, 9 December. The exciting line-up includes four previous winners of the world’s most sought-after jockey challenge, including Zac Purton and Joao Moreira, both multiple champions on the world’s most intensely competitive[...]
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