Hong Kong Cup

Hong Kong Cup possible for Cirrus Des Aigles

A day after finishing second to Frankel, Corine Barande-Barbe said the next plan for Cirrus Des Aigles is to head to the Hong Kong Cup for another try at the race. Cirrus Des Aigles finished fifth in the Cup last year after winning the Champion Stakes. Barande-Barbe said the gelding came out of the Champion […]

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Locally based horses dominate Hong Kong international races

Locally based horses won three of the four feature races in the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Races Dec. 11 at Sha Tin, according to Bloodhorse.com. The exception came in the $1.8 million Hong Kong Vase, which was taken by Melbourne Cup winner Dunaden, a 5-year-old French-bred son of Nicobar trained by Mikel Delzangles. Lucky […]

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California Memory wins Hong Kong Cup

California Memory rallied to win the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Cup (Group 1) over fast-finishing Irian at Sha Tin Sunday, reports the Racing Post. The European-trained Zazou finished third, with Ambitious Dragon fourth and Cirrus Des Aigle fifth. The winner was ridden by Matt Chadwick for trainer Tom Cruz. Cruz said: “This is the race […]

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Snow Fairy takes Hong Kong Cup; Mastery wins, Paco Boy loses

Three-year-old Snow Fairy swept home Sunday to capture the Group 1, $2.6 million Hong Kong Cup.  The Irish-bred filly has now won Group 1 races in England, Ireland, Japan and Hong Kong.  She finishes the year with five wins in seven starts. In other events on Hong Kong International Races day at Sha Tin, Mastery, […]

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