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Hong Kong Sprint

Different approach to training pays off for Lord Kanaloa's Takayuki Yasuda

One of the glories of international racing is that it showcases how many different ways there are to do things in the sport - nothing is set in stone and nothing is wrong. It's just different.

Monday, 10 December, 2012, 2:44am

Club will hope Lord Kanaloa attracts more foreign sprint stars to Hong Kong

Like J J The Jet Plane before him, Japanese sprinter Lord Kanaloa might well have saved the HK$15 million Sprint yesterday, but the way he did it insisted he might also be the best active sprinter in the world right now.

10 Dec 2012 - 2:44am

Whyte raves about Time After Time's chances in Hong Kong Sprint

Douglas Whyte proclaimed Time After Time's preparation to be perfect for Sunday's meeting, where the emerging sprinter's handler, John Moore, will carry his customary numerical advantage - calling his team his best in years for a major meeting.

7 Dec 2012 - 3:04am

Bookies in line with Hong Kong market - almost

One by-product of a more global racing scene is how much smarter the ante-post markets on the Hong Kong internationals have become over time as everyone has apparently learned more about everyone else.

5 Dec 2012 - 2:16am

Sea Siren to give home team big fright in Hong Kong Sprint

Australian trainer John O'Shea may have the utmost respect for the locals, but yesterday he was still making a compelling case for Sea Siren in the Longines Hong Kong Sprint - and that was before the hulking mare backed up her handler's testimony with a terrific workout at Sha Tin.

5 Dec 2012 - 2:16am

Defending champ Lucky Nine leads formidable home team in Sprint

Home runners have made the Hong Kong Sprint their own and - if weight of numbers is any indication - the stranglehold should continue in a short-course event that has taken on an overwhelming Asian flavour this year.

22 Nov 2012 - 2:28am

Australian interest in Hong Kong Sprint gives it desired flavour

The confirmation that Sea Siren will be here for the Longines Hong Kong Sprint is good news, as Australia is the most serious reference point regarding the quality of the race, and Sea Siren is a serious version of the top-level sprinters there, once you take away a freak like Black Caviar.

14 Nov 2012 - 1:12am

The Sky's the limit - but not just yet

We hope it doesn't come down to blows between trainer Ricky Yiu Poon-fai and martial arts star owner Sammo Hung Kam-po over three-year-old Amber Sky's immediate path because that would all be one-way traffic.

7 Nov 2012 - 3:38am

Racing Digest, November 5, 2012

Hot favourite makes no mistake at the first time of asking

5 Nov 2012 - 4:33am

80 Group One winners nominate for HK International Races

The Jockey Club has announced early nominations for the HK$72 million on offer in the Longines Hong Kong International Races on December 9, with 80 Group One winners among the names.

30 Oct 2012 - 3:00am

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