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Luck’s a Million

The DBS x Manulife Million Challenge kicked off with the Class 2 Big Wave Bay Handicap (1650m) at Happy Valley last night, Wednesday, 11 September. The HK$1 million competition runs through to 26 February and awards points to the first four horses across the line in all races of Class 3 and above at the[...]
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Teetan’s 300, Fownes’s treble

Karis Teetan reached a Hong Kong milestone in race three in Hong Kong’s 2018/19 season finale at Sha Tin yesterday afternoon (Sunday, 14 July), when Have Fun Together became his 300th winner. The 17/1 shot took the Class 4 All You Wish Handicap (1400m) to help himself and trainer Caspar Fownes to a treble apiece.[...]
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Ho’s improvement plan

Vincent Ho has had it better than most of his jockeys’ room rivals of late. The Hong Kong Jockey Club Apprentice School graduate is riding higher than ever before at fourth position in the premiership with a career best 48 wins on the board. He has notched six wins since 1 May, including a couple[...]
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Star on the rise

The Tony Cruz-trained Ka Ying Star (122lb) folded to finish third in the Classic Mile and filled the same position in the Classic Cup before failing to stay 2000m in the Derby. He showed his true colours at his last start when making all for an impressive Class 2 win at a mile. “I just[...]
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Teetan and Cruz combine

Happy Valley’s French-themed night also featured the Class 3 Le French May Trophy Handicap (1000m). The dash went to the Tony Cruz-trained three-year-old Hong Kong Bet (125lb), stepping up at his third start since import. “He was improving – it was a big run on his debut,” Cruz said of the 10/1 shot. “I like[...]
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