Trainer Chris So hopes that Classic Emperor can continue his progression on dirt and possibly open up more options for the future when he contests Saturday’s (13 January) Class 2 Hong Kong Shipowners Association 60th Anniversary Cup Handicap (1650m) on the Sha Tin all-weather track.
Hong Kong’s record-setting apprentice jockey Kei Chiong has retired from competitive race-riding. This follows time reflecting on her career and future plans whilst recovering from injury.
House Of Fun will attempt to turn the tables on stablemate Premiere in Sunday’s straight track speed test at Sha Tin, the Group 3 Bauhinia Sprint Trophy Handicap (1000m).
Trainer Lee Freedman is banking on Mr Clint to give him another first at Singapore’s kick-off meeting on New Year’s Day.
The Singapore Turf Club has granted jockey Daniel Moor a visiting jockey’s licence to ride at the Kranji race meetings on 1 and 7 January, 2018.
Pingwu Spark is one of Hong Kong’s buzz horses right now and the hulking grey will attempt to further enhance his burgeoning profile in Sunday’s (17 December) finale at Sha Tin racecourse.
Hong Kong’s reigning champion trainer John Size will add another footnote to his illustrious career in Sunday’s (10 December) G1 LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint (1200m), with the trainer saddling up four runners in the HK$18m feature.
Keep a close watch on Werther in the parade ring before Sunday’s Gr.1 Longines Hong Kong Cup (2000m) and it might provide a clue as to the New Zealand-bred’s chances at Sha Tin.
Jockey Sam Clipperton hopes that a late pick-up ride can lead to gold when he partners House Of Fun in the Class 2 Nathan Handicap (1200m) on the Sha Tin all-weather track on Sunday (3 December).