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Elusive returns to dirt

Sunday (29 December) afternoon’s 10-race card at Sha Tin features a competitive Class 2 on the all-weather track, the Chek Keng Handicap (1650m), in which Elusive State will return to the fray after running last of seven in the Group 2 Jockey Club Mile (1600m) in November. Silvestre De Sousa retains the ride on the[...]
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Moore turns to De Sousa

Silvestre de Sousa was back riding in Hong Kong on Sunday, at the start of another short-term contract, and the Brazilian ace secured his first win aboard the Tony Millard-trained Gift Of Lifeline. “Tony has been very good to me – I rode quite a few winners for him last year and Mr (John) Moore[...]
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Huge weight concession gives Singapore Sling hope against Beauty Generation

Singapore Sling will attempt the seemingly insurmountable task of defeating Beauty Generation in Sunday’s (20 October) Group 2 Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy Handicap (1600m), with trainer Tony Millard taking heart from his gelding’s previous plucky attempts. The six-year-old was a closing second to the champ 12 months ago and the margin of half a[...]
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Millard at the double in September

Tony Millard likes his Saturday racing, particularly when it falls in late September. The South African handler bagged a treble at the corresponding fixture last year; he opened his season’s tally with a brace during this month in 2017; and yesterday (21 September) he walked off with a double, thanks to Fun Times’ rolling win[...]
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