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BMW Hong Kong Derby

Star power lights up Derby day

Harris Chan, Lynn Xiong Dailin, Shirley Tsui, Boby Chan.

The first BMW Hong Kong Derby took place on a warm Sunday afternoon at Sha Tin racecourse. Up for grabs was HK$16 million in prize money and the honour of being crowned the inaugural winner.

Friday, 22 March, 2013, 11:37am

We haven't seen the best of Akeed Mofeed, says trainer Richard Gibson

Akeed Mofeed (Douglas Whyte) scrambles in by a half-length over Endowing (Dwayne Dunn) and stablemate Gold-Fun (Olivier Doleuze) in yesterday's stop-start Hong Kong Derby. Photo: Kenneth Chan

It was the moment when a big reputation and price tag meant nothing, and only a BMW Hong Kong Derby win would justify everything that led to Akeed Mofeed lining up as a hot favourite for the HK$16 million classic yesterday, but champion jockey Douglas Whyte believes the winning card had been played a fortnight ago.

19 Mar 2013 - 10:26am

Gibson stays cool despite perfect draw for Derby favourite Akeed Mofeed

Richard Gibson

The random fortunes of the starting draw swung Akeed Mofeed's way yesterday but the favourite's trainer Richard Gibson wasn't getting ahead of himself before the HK$16 million BMW Hong Kong Derby on Sunday.

15 Mar 2013 - 5:41am

Trainer Tony Millard in Hong Kong Derby plea for Jolly Victor

Tony Millard

From what the South China Morning Post was able to discover yesterday about likely non-runners, the last-start winner last Wednesday is in the top 16 four-year-olds looking to run in the HK$16 million race on March 17.

5 Mar 2013 - 5:32am