Top 20 HKIR moments

In the lead-up to the 2015 Hong Kong International Races, reporters Michael Cox and Andrew Hawkins have been through the archives and found 20 of the best HKIR moments, as chronicled by the South China Morning Post.

Reigning Horse of the Year Designs On Rome (Joao Moreira) wears down Military Attack (Zac Purton) to claim bragging rights in the HK$25 million feature race. Photos: Kenneth Chan

John Moore has grand Designs on Dubai with Cup winner Rome

There have been international meetings of high expectation that ended for John Moore with little to show for it, but this was not one of them and Horse of the Year Designs On Rome put the seal on a magnificent day for him by snatching the HK$25 million Longines Hong Kong Cup from a horse he train