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Star-studded line-up for international races

The Jockey Club unveiled a star-studded list of selections last night for a Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Race meeting in keeping with its billing as the turf world championships and the major sporting event of the Hong Kong year.

Thursday, 24 November, 2011, 12:00am

Top-rated Dylan Thomas is the one they all have to beat

World-class fields lined up for International Races

The world's joint-top rated horse Dylan Thomas has been invited to make his swansong in the HK$14 million Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Vase next month after a veterinary stand-off in Japan.

22 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Thumbs up to past glory

Over the years, the race has seen more than a few dramatic twists. Will next Sunday be another dramatic one for the annual race? A look at the race's history might shed some light on the future:


22 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Aussie Beadman to have a field day

There is only one jockey with a full book of 10 rides at Sha Tin this afternoon, and it's a measure of the star quality of Darren Beadman that it is he rather than any of our top local riders who can claim the honour.

18 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Sweet victory for International's late starter

Absolute Champion, controversially omitted from the initial field of the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint, yesterday won the HK$12 million race at Sha Tin in record time.

11 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Times have changed for top-flight mares

Top French trainer Alain de Royer-Dupre reflected on the 'change in the system' after rising seven-old mare Pride bowed out of racing with her third Group One win in yesterday's Cup.

11 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Saturn a sentimental favourite

Purchase of late chairman Alan Li will carry HK colours

Hong Kong will have only one horse to represent the host city in the HK$14 million Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Vase, and how appropriate that it should race in the colours of the late Alan Li Fook-sum.

10 Dec 2006 - 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

Pride to finish on a high

Trainer confident his evergreen mare can bring down curtain with Hong Kong Cup win

The Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Race meeting has become something of a stage for last stands and connections of top-class French mare Pride will send her out with high hopes of a winning farewell.

9 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Experts cast doubt on winning swansong for Ouija Board

Three of the most senior racing handicappers in the world yesterday cast doubt on the ability of short-priced favourite Ouija Board to retire on a winning note in tomorrow's HK$14 million Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Vase.

9 Dec 2006 - 12:00am