Chukyo Racecourse

Curren Chan boosts HK form

The form behind Hong Kong's top sprinters got a boost ahead of Dubai next weekend with the victory by Japan's star sprinting mare Curren Chan in yesterday's Takamatsunomiya Kinen in Nagoya.

Monday, 26 March, 2012, 12:00am

Kinshasa No Kiseki does it again

In the absence of Hong Kong stars Green Birdie and Joy And Fun, who had been slated for a trip to Osaka before the earthquake and tsunami devastated Japan on March 11, the Takamasunomiya Kinen (1,200m) was run and won at Hanshin racecourse yesterday.

28 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Happy Reunion cheers up Prebble and Yiu

It was not the grand victory Brett Prebble and trainer Ricky Yiu Poon-fai had slated for Sacred Kingdom in the Group One Takamatsunomiya Kinen in Japan yesterday, but Happy Reunion gave the pair some reason to celebrate when he claimed the Lok Sin Tong Cup (1,200m) at Sha Tin.

29 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Chin up and away

TOP local jockey Stanley K. M. Chin scored one of his most important victories yesterday when taking the second Asia Jockeys' race at the Chukyo racecourse in Japan.

Chin rode a faultless race on Lettre d'Amour to win the 1,800-metre turf event and was given a rousing reception by the fans.

31 May 1998 - 12:00am

Japan opens riding ranks to foreigners

NEW Zealand jockey Lisa Cropp will become the first foreigner to obtain a licence to ride in Japan for an extended period, a sports newspaper said yesterday.

27 May 1994 - 12:00am