Carlton House

Carlton House and Sea Moon show plenty of gusto

There has been some sort of cloud - let's say wisps of haze - surrounding Michael Stoute's two-horse team, Carlton House and Sea Moon. But those doubts were basically erased yesterday after both horses ran sterling final gallops on the turf track.

Saturday, 8 December, 2012, 1:54am

Stoute hoping for a big show from Queen's Carlton House

Michael Stoute

The Queen's first runner at the Hong Kong international meeting, Carlton House, is to join the leading Sydney stables of Gai Waterhouse, but his current trainer, Michael Stoute, hopes to send him off with something positive in the HK$22 million Hong Kong Cup.

7 Dec 2012 - 3:04am

Queen to add royal touch to Hong Kong's big race meeting

Prince Edward and his mother watch Carlton House place third in last year's Epsom Derby. Carlton House will be the queen's first runner at the Hong Kong International Races next month. Photo: AFP

The "turf world championships" at Sha Tin on December 9 will also feature a touch of royalty, with Queen Elizabeth to have her first runner at the HK$72 million Longines Hong Kong International Races.

22 Nov 2012 - 2:28am

Queen hoping to bring down the House at Sha Tin

California Memory (Matthew Chadwick) won the Cup last year with French star Cirrus des Aigles (far left) well beaten. Photo: Kenneth Chan

For the first time next month, Sha Tin will host a runner owned by Queen Elizabeth after Carlton House was among the seven invited foreign-trained runners yesterday for the HK$22 million Longines Hong Kong Cup.

22 Nov 2012 - 2:28am