January Cup

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Cup Outsider Getting Under Guard Of Rivals

His homeland is known for producing racehorses blessed with stamina but until recently, Richard Litt has had limited opportunities to train stayers. The New Zealand-born, Sydney-based horseman is happy that trend is changing thanks to stable star Castelvecchio, runner-up to recently crowned Japanese champion Lys Gracieux in the Cox Plate, and Christmas Cup winner Morton’s[...]
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Brilliant for Badel

Alexis Badel will never forget his victory aboard the Frankie Lor-trained Simply Brilliant in last year’s January Cup. The Frenchman hit the floor hard just a few strides after sealing a first Group race win in Hong Kong and limped through the post-race formalities while nursing his fractured wrist. “The stewards even called me in[...]
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Moreira invests faith in Capital

Sacred Capital (118lb) is the one non-Hong Kong runner in the Group 3 January Cup Handicap (1800m) at Happy Valley on Wednesday (8 January) night. The Macau-based galloper returns to the city having placed fourth to Southern Legend in the Ladies’ Purse. Regular partner Peter Ho was in the plate for that run but Hong[...]
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Luvaluva To Extend Summer Campaign

Luvaluva will be given the chance to add another stakes win to her record with trainer John Sargent extending her summer campaign to include the January Cup at Randwick. The last-start winner of the Group Three Summer Cup (2000m) on December 26 will line up over the same distance in Saturday’s Listed race. The Summer[...]
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