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HKIR: Kris Lees channels Bart Cummings as In Her Time tunes up for Hong Kong Sprint

A large mirror in her box at Sha Tin has a calming effect on the speedster, who moved smoothly during a gallop on Friday

A large mirror in her box at Sha Tin has a calming effect on the speedster, who moved smoothly during a gallop on Friday

HKIR: Kris Lees channels Bart Cummings as In Her Time tunes up for Hong Kong Sprint
6 Dec 2019 - 8:53PM
HKIR: Prince Of Arran stakes his Vase claims with stunning gallop

The dual Melbourne Cup placegetter puts in an eye-catching piece of trackwork at Sha Tin on Thursday morning

The dual Melbourne Cup placegetter puts in an eye-catching piece of trackwork at Sha Tin on Thursday morning

HKIR: Prince Of Arran stakes his Vase claims with stunning gallop
5 Dec 2019 - 8:10PM
HKIR: Japanese raiders give a glimpse of what’s to come with lively Sha Tin tune-up

Indy Champ primed for Hong Kong Mile, while Normcore and Win Bright also turn heads at trackwork

Indy Champ primed for Hong Kong Mile, while Normcore and Win Bright also turn heads at trackwork

HKIR: Japanese raiders give a glimpse of what’s to come with lively Sha Tin tune-up
4 Dec 2019 - 9:37PM
HKIR: Former hurdler True Self brings Willie Mullins’ wizardry to Sha Tin

The iconic Irish trainer chases his first Hong Kong victory with the in-form mare, who is fresh off a Group Two win in Australia

The iconic Irish trainer chases his first Hong Kong victory with the in-form mare, who is fresh off a Group Two win in Australia

HKIR: Former hurdler True Self brings Willie Mullins’ wizardry to Sha Tin
4 Dec 2019 - 12:59PM
HKIR: fine-tuned Latrobe looks to further frank European classic form in Hong Kong Vase

The Joseph O’Brien-trained colt is only the second Irish Derby winner to take part in Sha Tin’s biggest day

The Joseph O’Brien-trained colt is only the second Irish Derby winner to take part in Sha Tin’s biggest day

HKIR: fine-tuned Latrobe looks to further frank European classic form in Hong Kong Vase
7 Dec 2018 - 8:14PM
HKIR: Mirage Dancer purrs nicely as potent trio combine for Hong Kong Vase tilt

Owner Prince Khalid Abdullah, trainer Sir Michael Stoute and jockey Ryan Moore chase glory with the lightly raced colt

Owner Prince Khalid Abdullah, trainer Sir Michael Stoute and jockey Ryan Moore chase glory with the lightly raced colt

HKIR: Mirage Dancer purrs nicely as potent trio combine for Hong Kong Vase tilt
6 Dec 2018 - 7:28PM
HKIR: Joao Moreira and Christophe Lemaire put on a show aboard star Japanese raiders

The world-class jockeys go stride for stride with Mozu Ascot and Lys Gracieux at trackwork on Wednesday

The world-class jockeys go stride for stride with Mozu Ascot and Lys Gracieux at trackwork on Wednesday

HKIR: Joao Moreira and Christophe Lemaire put on a show aboard star Japanese raiders
5 Dec 2018 - 6:29PM
HKIR: Crocosmia throws down the gauntlet to Hong Kong Vase rivals with sizzling gallop

The five-year-old Japanese stayer is sharp at Sha Tin on Tuesday morning as she looks to add to the Land of the Rising Sun’s success in the race

The five-year-old Japanese stayer is sharp at Sha Tin on Tuesday morning as she looks to add to the Land of the Rising Sun’s success in the race

HKIR: Crocosmia throws down the gauntlet to Hong Kong Vase rivals with sizzling gallop
4 Dec 2018 - 7:33PM
Poetry in motion: Michael Stoute’s young Hong Kong Cup contender is the Word from trackwork
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Unflappable Highland Reel primed to cement legacy in one final tilt at Hong Kong Vase
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Tony Cruz sharpens Hong Kong Mile champ Beauty Only with a blistering burst up the Sha Tin straight
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Having a blast: Hong Kong Vase hope Max Dynamite shows he also has a sprint in the locker
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Aidan O’Brien’s Highland Reel primed to defend Longines Hong Kong Vase crown
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Defending Hong Kong Cup champ A Shin Hikari shines in sterling trackwork display at Sha Tin
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Japanese Hong Kong Vase contender Nuovo Record the standout at trackwork – twice
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Hong Kong Sprint hope Pure Sensation not all right with Sha Tin
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
14 years of trying and yet to win at HKIR - Aidan O’Brien puts his faith in Highland Reel
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Kings will not abdicate without a fight: Flintshire and Designs On Rome deliver warning
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
'Diamond' Gailo Chop looks the finished goods

The contrasting styles of horsemen from different parts of the globe were on display at Sha Tin yesterday and a quick burst of La Marseillaise was almost audible as Gailo Chop completed an attractive piece of work that confirmed his claims to Sunday's Longines Hong Kong Cup.

The contrasting styles of horsemen from different parts of the globe were on display at Sha Tin yesterday and a quick burst of La Marseillaise was almost audible as Gailo Chop completed an attractive piece of work that confirmed his claims to Sunday's Longines Hong Kong Cup.

'Diamond' Gailo Chop looks the finished goods
10 Dec 2015 - 12:37AM
Straight shooter: Japanese mare has her eye on the Sprint prize

As Japan descends upon Sunday's international meeting, one of their big guns will be Straight Girl in the Hong Kong Sprint, and the mare was giving off plenty of positive vibes during a routine spin at Sha Tin yesterday

As Japan descends upon Sunday's international meeting, one of their big guns will be Straight Girl in the Hong Kong Sprint, and the mare was giving off plenty of positive vibes during a routine spin at Sha Tin yesterday

Straight shooter: Japanese mare has her eye on the Sprint prize
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
American sprinter Green Mask still not putting his best foot forward ahead of Hong Kong Sprint

Improving but not there yet. That was the optimistic treatment with which we've painted the Sha Tin gallop yesterday of Green Mask, America's globetrotting candidate for this year's Longines Hong Kong Sprint.

Improving but not there yet. That was the optimistic treatment with which we've painted the Sha Tin gallop yesterday of Green Mask, America's globetrotting candidate for this year's Longines Hong Kong Sprint.

American sprinter Green Mask still not putting his best foot forward ahead of Hong Kong Sprint
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Smoking Sun proves to be a stubborn stallion

The Jockey Club is justifiably beaming at having a horse owned by the famous Niarchos family racing in Hong Kong for the first time in Sunday's Audemars Piguet QE II Cup, but someone forgot to tell the thoroughbred in question, Smoking Sun, of the significance of the occasion.

The Jockey Club is justifiably beaming at having a horse owned by the famous Niarchos family racing in Hong Kong for the first time in Sunday's Audemars Piguet QE II Cup, but someone forgot to tell the thoroughbred in question, Smoking Sun, of the significance of the occasion.

Smoking Sun proves to be a stubborn stallion
24 Apr 2015 - 11:39PM
Able Friend a great - but is he best of the best?
8 Jun 2015 - 6:57PM
Snow Sky sets the benchmark high after gallop
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Japan's Straight Girl primed for Hong Kong Sprint
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Fluid Flintshire simply oozes class ahead of international day
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Dunaden on track to repeat after top work
20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM
Mullins offers masterclass with Simenon workout
20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM
Japanese star Lord Kanaloa sets Sha Tin alight
4 Dec 2013 - 9:19PM
Dan Excel stands up to Military Attack in highlight gallop
20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM