Ed Dunlop

Red-letter day for brilliant tactician Mosse

Canto-pop star Aaron Kwok presents a watch to Ronald Arculli.

A key mid-race move was the pivotal moment of a vintage ride by Gerald Mosse - the Frenchman adding to his overflowing international day resume and helping Red Cadeaux shed his status as a big-race bridesmaid.

Monday, 10 December, 2012, 2:44am

Gangnam, glitz and glory: Sha Tin style tops charts - video

Kate Winslet arrives with her boyfriend Ned Rocknroll. Photo: AP

The Longines Hong Kong International Races had everything: star power on and off the track, great weather, fierce competition and even that little bit of nail-biting drama that ended well as Horse Of The Year Ambitious Dragon overcame an 11th-hour emergency, was passed fit to run then stamped his authority on the meeting.

10 Dec 2012 - 3:10pm

Different venue, usual suspects for Red Cadeaux

Red Cadeaux hits the line smoothly on the course proper yesterday. Trainer Ed Dunlop believes his battle-hardened star will give his best in the Vase. Photo: Kenneth Chan

Former Jockey Club chairman Ronald Arculli had two observations about the task that faces his talented stayer Red Cadeaux in Sunday's HK$15 million Longines Hong Kong Vase - it's the usual suspects, but they're a tough crowd.

7 Dec 2012 - 3:04am

British pair deals a blow to Sha Tin showpiece

The 2011 Hong Kong Vase runner Red Cadeaux. Photo: Kenneth Chan

The HK$15 million Longines Hong Kong Vase has been hit with the withdrawal of two important British drawcards at next month's showpiece meeting.

27 Nov 2012 - 1:54am

Snow Fairy injury leaves HK Vase field in tatters

The HK$14 million Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Vase on December 11 has been decimated by withdrawals, with outstanding stayer Snow Fairy the latest to fall to injury after a routine workout at Sha Tin yesterday morning.

29 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Champ Snow Fairy takes the 'easier' route to glory

English trainer Ed Dunlop admits he has taken the easier option with outstanding mare Snow Fairy, who will still face a field brimming with nine Group One winners in the 2011 Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Vase (2,400m).

24 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Japan joy for Snow Fairy

Defending Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Cup heroine, Snow Fairy, shrugged off the ills of bug bites and lameness to take another Group One Queen Elizabeth II Commemorative Cup in Kyoto, Japan, yesterday and trainer Ed Dunlop confirmed Hong Kong would be her next stop.

14 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Arculli's longest two minutes

Former Hong Kong Jockey Club chairman, Ronald Arculli is prepared to call Tuesday's Melbourne Cup 'third time lucky' despite his stayer, Red Cadeaux, being beaten by the smallest margin in the 150-year history of the race.

3 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Ouija misses out on farewell run

Europe's Horse of the Year, Ouija Board, had a sad end to her career yesterday, being scratched from the HK$14 million Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Vase which she won last year and for which she was to start a dominant favourite again.

10 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Ouija Board waltzes to glory

The outstanding English racemare Ouija Board franked the form of Hong Kong's Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup in winning the Group One Prince Of Wales' Stakes at Royal Ascot.

23 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Ouija Board relaxed and ready to take Queen Elizabeth II Cup

When Ed Dunlop fixed that intense horseman's gaze on Lord Derby's million-dollar baby Ouija Board at Sha Tin yesterday morning, he instinctively knew today's $14 million Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup was within reach.

23 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

QEII Cup on horizon for Ouija

Hong Kong's Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup next month may be the beneficiary of English trainer Ed Dunlop's post-Dubai Sheema Classic disappointment on the weekend with Ouija Board.

Final entries for the $14 million race on April 23, including overseas entries supplementary to those already submitted at the beginning of the month, close today.

29 Mar 2006 - 12:00am