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Werther Dominates International Field In Hong Kong’s QEII Cup

John Moore trainee Werther exploded to a 4 1/4-length victory in Sunday’s Group 1, HK$20 million (US $2,577,967.4) Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup at Sha Tin in Hong Kong. A New Zealand-bred by Tavistock, a Group 1 winner in Australia and New Zealand himself, 4-year-old Werther had previously captured the Hong Kong Derby by […]

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Australian Champion Jockey Bowman ‘Impressed’ By Werther In Hong Kong Derby

Australian Champion jockey Hugh Bowman won his first international Group 1 race on Sunday in the Hong Kong Derby, according to┬á He rode the John Moore-trained Werther to a head victory over stablemate Victory Magic. Bowman and Werther were able to defeat the favored Sun Jewellery, who had beaten them in both the Hong Kong […]

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Sterling City Powers Home for Golden Shaheen Win

In what marked the second consecutive win of the night for Hong Kong and jockey Joao Moreira, the Australian-bred Sterling City wore down a familiar foe in Rich Tapestry to win the $2 million Dubai Golden Shaheen Sponsored by Gulf News. Rich Tapestry got first run off the turn, but Sterling City leveled off on […]

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Designs On Rome Edges Stablemate to win Hong Kong Derby

Trainer John Moore took the top two positions in the Group 1 Hong Kong Derby at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday when Designs On Rome edged Able Friend in a heated stretch duel. Sydney-based jockey Tommy Berry had the winning mount for Hong Kong’s leading conditioner. The Derby was the rivals’ third Hong Kong meeting […]

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Ambitious Dragon, John Moore, Douglas Whyte take top Hong Kong awards

HKJC PRESS RELEASE 10/07/2011 Triple Group One winner Ambitious Dragon was crowned Horse of the Year for the 2010/2011 season at the Hong Kong Jockey Club Champion Awards presentation ceremony during the final race meeting of the season at Sha Tin racecourse today (July 10). The four-year-old gelding also claimed the titles of Champion Middle-distance […]

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TRF Herd Inspections to Continue with Funding from Board Member

The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation will continue the inspection of its entire herd of more than 1,100 horses without the financial support of the executors of Paul Mellon’s estate. The two Mellon trustees pulled their funding from the project when the TRF asked farms where its retired Thoroughbreds are kept to deny further access to Stacey […]

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