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Friend appears more than Able of avoiding favourites hoodoo in Classic Cup

Able Friend (Joao Moreira, left) holds off the late rush of stablemate Designs on Rome (Tommy Berry, right) to win the Classic Mile. They clash again in the Classic Cup. Photo: Kenneth Chan

The Group One Hong Kong Classic Cup (1,800m) has almost been synonymous with upset results since its inception but that won't stop punters descending on the logical favourite, Able Friend.

Sunday, 16 February, 2014, 8:40am