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Wellington justifies Gibson’s faith with stunning Chairman’s Sprint Prize triumph

Trainer Richard Gibson yesterday (Sunday, 25 April) claimed a second HK$18 million Group 1 Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1200m) at Sha Tin with potentially outstanding four-year-old Wellington as Japan’s race favourite Danon Smash performed below expectations. The Australian-bred gelding, a PPG (Privately Purchased Griffin) for Mr and Mrs Michael Cheng Wing On and Jeffrey Cheng Man[...]
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Richard Gibson double-handed as Rattan and Wellington challenge Danon Smash

Richard Gibson concedes toppling Danon Smash in the Group 1 HK$18 million Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1200m) on Sunday (25 April) is a formidable challenge but the Englishman believes Rattan and Wellington are more than worthy contenders. Gibson will thrust Rattan, a seven-year-old warrior, and Wellington, an untapped four-year-old, into battle with Danon Smash, who is[...]
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Tony Cruz and Matthew Chadwick combine with Beauty Smile to win Chinese New Year Cup

Tony Cruz maintains Beauty Smile is still a work in progress after the Irish import’s dominant performance to claim the Class 1 Chinese New Year Cup Handicap (1400m) with the four-year-old impressively eclipsing older and more accomplished opposition. Contesting only his ninth start in Hong Kong, the chestnut was given a superb ride by Cruz’s[...]
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Wellington’s star on the rise

Group 1 action will dominate FWD Champions Day at Sha Tin on Sunday (26 April) but one of Hong Kong racing’s exciting young prospects will be out to grab a little of the limelight with the undefeated Wellington contesting the Class 3 Vengeance Of Rain Handicap (1400m). Trainer Richard Gibson has Rattan and Wishful Thinker[...]
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