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Watson’s rapid rise brings a first Hong Kong assignment with Aspetar

Aspetar’s rider in Sunday’s (8 December) Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Vase (2400m) will be a 19-year-old who says “I can’t believe the position I’m in.” He is referring to his role as stable jockey to Aspetar’s trainer Roger Charlton – custodian of consistently one of Britain’s top stables – and also to the fact[...]
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Anthony Van Dyck is a Derby first at the Hong Kong International Races

It was the master Italian breeder Federico Tesio who once remarked that the existence of the thoroughbred depended on a single criterion, namely the winning post of the Derby at Epsom. Times have changed in the subsequent decades as racing becomes ever globalised as well as favoured towards speed and precocity, yet it remains by[...]
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Haggas has international aims for reformed Young Rascal

William Haggas believes you need a fresh horse to compete in horse racing’s international winter prizes and in “reformed character” Young Rascal he has just that. Haggas is a patient man with a long-term approach, attributes which were most obvious in 2018 when he masterminded the campaign of rare talent Sea Of Class, having resisted[...]
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Fellowes hopes Prince Of Arran will bring his Melbourne best to HK

Charlie Fellowes has a charm and approachability that is probably nudging Group 1 class but talking to Prince Of Arran’s trainer one continually gets the impression of restless ambition and his comments regarding Sunday’s (8 December) Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Vase (2400m) start to illustrate this. “We have unfinished business in Hong Kong,” the[...]
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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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No Japan Cup For Prince Of Arran

Melbourne Cup runner-up Prince Of Arran’s trip to Japan has been canned with the stayer unable to wear his usual barrier blanket. Prince Of Arran was invited to the Japan Cup after his performance at Flemington on Tuesday but on Saturday trainer Charlie Fellowes said he would not go because Japanese racing rules do not[...]
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