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Hong Kong Jockey Club Closes Season With Record Turnover

Hong Kong’s 2016/17 season closed out at Sha Tin Racecourse today, Sunday 16 July, with Time Warp’s impressive Sha Tin Mile Trophy victory played out before a crowd of 36,949 and season-long turnover hitting a new high of HK$117.4 billion (US$15.04 billion). Hong Kong Jockey Club CEO Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges said: “Our growth this year has […]

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‘Incredible’ Highland Reel Determined Winner Of Prince Of Wales’s Stakes

Highland Reel secured a sixth Group One triumph in a decorated career when he won the Prince of Wales’s Stakes, the feature race on day two of Royal Ascot. The teak-tough colt is not the most fashionable of Aidan O’Brien’s A-list horses, but few are more resilient when it comes to a fight. And so […]

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Royal Ascot Schedule: When Are The U.S.-Based Horses Running?

The Royal Ascot meeting kicks off Tuesday, June 20, and a number of U.S. runners will be putting in bids to repeat the success of Tepin in last year’s Queen Anne Stakes. For the first time, NBC Sports will be broadcasting live coverage of the full five-day meeting, which runs through Saturday, June 24, running […]

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Gutsy Highland Reel Goes Gate-To-Wire To Take Coronation Cup

Highland Reel and the rest of trainer Aidan O’Brien’s contingent may have been late arriving at Epsom Downs on Friday, but the travel delays made no difference to the multiple Grade/Group 1 winner as he powered his way to a front-running victory in the G1 Investec Coronation Cup. The six Ballydoyle runners were late arriving […]

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Sibling Rivalry: Full Brothers Highland Reel, Idaho Among 10 Entered For Coronation Cup

A field of ten will line up in Friday’s Group 1 Coronation Cup, a 12-furlong contest for 4-year-olds and up that will be run prior to the G1 Investec Oaks. Trainer Aidan O’Brien will be represented by three runners in the race, including the full brothers Highland Reel and Idaho. Both horses should be familiar to […]

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Postponed, Highland Reel Clash In Dubai Sheema Classic

Contested under a new moniker this year, the Group 1 US$6m Longines Dubai Sheema Classic, one of three highest-level turf races on the card, may only have attracted a field of seven but quality abounds among the septet. First contested in 1998, no horse has won the race twice since but the Roger Varian-trained Postponed […]

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Coolmore Honored With Breeders’ Cup Series John Deere Award

Powered by victories from Highland Reel (IRE) in the Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1) and the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (G1), and by four other stars in Breeders’ Cup Challenge series races, Coolmore Stud, one of the world’s most prominent racing and breeding establishments, has won the John Deere Award as outstanding […]

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Longines Hong Kong International Card Boasts 4.7 Percent Handle Increase

Records fell, new benchmarks were set and heroes were lauded at Sha Tin Racecourse Sunday, on an exemplary day of sport at the annual HK$83 million (about US$10.7 million) LONGINES Hong Kong International Races. “This was one of the most astonishing days of international racing we have seen in Hong Kong,” said Mr. Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, […]

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Satono Crown Nails Highland Reel On The Wire In Hong Kong Vase

In a finish that came down to the very last jump of the 2400 meter (about 1 1/2 mile) race, Japan’s Satono Crown denied the heavily-favored Highland Reel a second win in the G1 Longines Hong Kong Vase. Breeders’ Cup Turf hero Highland Reel and jockey Ryan Moore took the lead at the start and […]

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‘The Best International Meeting We’ve Had’: Hong Kong Ready For Massive Sunday

The Hong Kong Jockey Club’s chief executive Winfried Englebrecht-Bresges is excited for a big Sunday of racing at Sha Tin Racecourse this weekend. The Longines Hong Kong International Races, a series of four turf contests, have long been promoted as a “unique meeting place for the world,” according to the South China Morning Post, and […]

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