Dan Excel

Simply magic as Hong Kong lands 1-2 blow in Singapore

Military Attack (Zac Purton) puts daylight between himself and the rest of the field in scoring a thoroughly convincing victory in the Singapore Airlines International Cup. Photo: Reuters

Lucky Nine's thrashing of the KrisFlyer Sprint field set the bar high for John Moore's bid for the Singapore Airlines International Cup, but he answered in stunning style with a Military Attack-Dan Excel quinella to finally get the monkey off his back.

Monday, 20 May, 2013, 3:25am

Trainers eye possible Hong Kong double in Singapore

Dan Excel works out in readiness for his race. Photo: Kenneth Chan

International Group One races are never a pushover, but the confidence of trainers Caspar Fownes and John Moore and a process of deconstruction and elimination with their rivals points to the possibility of a first-ever "away" double for Hong Kong in Singapore today.

19 May 2013 - 5:00am

John Moore hoping for that elusive overseas title

Dan Excel (front) and Military Attack head back the stables after their steady gallops. Photo: Kenneth Chan

Seventeen years ago, John Moore led in the winner of today's Sha Tin feature, the ATV Cup. Nothing particularly surprising about that except Makarpura Star's victory at his first start for five months was the end of the beginning of a personal quest for Moore that has led him to the Singapore Airlines International Cup tomorrow and an overseas feature victory so close he can taste it.

18 May 2013 - 4:20am

Dan Excel finally gets his reward

Dan Excel finally gets his reward

One international bid was launched but others thrown into disarray as rugged trier Dan Excel upset the flashy names and the HK$12 million Champions Mile stayed at home once more.

6 May 2013 - 3:52am

Excel and Dominant answer Moore's prayers

John Moore and Weichong Mar-wing celebrate their Champions Mile win. Photo: Kenneth Chan

Hong Kong's leading big money trainer, John Moore resorted to the gods to improve his luck last week and they answered unequivocally yesterday with a winning treble and his fifth Champions Mile in the past seven years as Dan Excel kept the HK$12 million international event at home yet again.

6 May 2013 - 3:52am