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Eagle Regiment

Hong Kong pair go close, but Shea Shea snares US$1m Al Quoz Sprint

When Joy And Fun kicked in front with less then 300 metres to go at the Dubai World Cup meeting, and Eagle Regiment went with him - they looked like fighting out the finish, but lurking behind them was Shea Shea - who peeled off the back of Joy And Fun and broke the track record in a devastating display.

Sunday, 31 March, 2013, 4:57am

Joy And Fun primed for victorious farewell

Trainer Derek Cruz says Joy And Fun has "nothing left to prove" and will be retired after Saturday's US$1million Al Quoz Sprint - a race fellow Hong Kong-trained runner Eagle Regiment seems increasingly likely to miss for the second straight year.

28 Mar 2013 - 11:46am

Time running out for lame Eagle Regiment in Dubai

Another Dubai mission is turning to disaster for Manfred Man Ka-leung's injury-prone sprinter Eagle Regiment, who is battling lameness and seems in severe doubt to take his place in Saturday's Al Quoz Sprint.

27 Mar 2013 - 4:53am

Doleuze hoping Eagle Regiment is at his best behaviour in Dubai

Drawing barrier one was a blessing for Frederick Engels in Saturday's Golden Shaheen, but jockey Olivier Doleuze said the same gate could be a curse for Eagle Regiment in the Al Quoz Sprint if it means the "naughty" sprinter is loaded too early.

26 Mar 2013 - 3:15am

Eagle Regiment looks set to do battle on foreign soil

Kudos to Manfred Man Ka-leung, Olivier Doleuze and everyone else involved in preparing Eagle Regiment to win the Centenary Sprint Cup after a year off the scene with injury.

30 Jan 2013 - 3:44am

Regiment has unfinished business in the desert

In a training triumph for Manfred Man Ka-leung, who also landed his 300th career winner, Eagle Regiment gave the handler his second Group One win and in arrogant style, taking the straight-course feature by the scruff of the neck when Doleuze pressed the button.

28 Jan 2013 - 7:03am

Eagle Regiment aims for repeat success in Kent and Curwen Cup

Whether because of his sheer size or his sore legs, Eagle Regiment may always struggle to do anything other than gallop in a straight line - luckily it is something he does very well.

23 Jan 2013 - 4:39am

Setback might prove to be a blessing for Regiment, says upbeat trainer Man

Manfred Man Ka-leung and his star sprinter Eagle Regiment are both on a steep learning curve heading into Saturday's Al Quoz Sprint in Dubai and the trainer hopes a setback during the straight-track specialist's preparation could turn out to be a blessing.

29 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

For many wealthy owners, it's about prestige or face

While not actually being fans of the Jockey Club's International Sale concept, we figure it's there for those who want to play and nobody puts a gun to the heads of buyers.

21 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Xtension to face Dragon and Memory

John Moore didn't get his wish for Xtension to gain a run in the world's richest race, with the five-year-old remaining in the US$5 million Dubai Duty Free, a race Hong Kong seemingly has a stranglehold on with three star runners.

20 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

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