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Fownes outlines championship ambitions ahead of season-opening

Determined to remain atop Hong Kong’s training championship, Caspar Fownes has no plans to rest on his laurels with an influx of newcomers joining established stable stars ahead of Sunday’s (5 September) season-opening meeting. Triumphant in last season’s championship with 79 winners after a season-long stoush with 11-time champion handler John Size (73 wins), Fownes[...]
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Legendary Japanese trainer puts Danon Smash on a par with champion Lord Kanaloa

Takayuki Yasuda has sounded an ominous warning ahead of Sunday’s (25 April) HK$18 million Group 1 Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1200m) by declaring Danon Smash the equal of superstar Lord Kanaloa, the best horse the revered Japanese trainer has handled in a long and distinguished career. Delighted by Danon Smash’s draw of barrier five for Sunday’s[...]
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Golden Sixty extends winning streak to 12

Not even a slipped saddle and muddling tempo were enough to halt Golden Sixty’s burgeoning winning streak as the Hong Kong superstar posted a dramatic 12th successive victory after scrambling to narrow triumph in the Group 1 Stewards’ Cup (1600m). Undefeated since 7 July 2019, Golden Sixty responded doggedly to Vincent Ho’s desperate urgings to[...]
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