In-form trainer Ricardo Le Grange remains prudent as useful sprinter Rafaello makes his racing comeback this Friday.
Winner’s Way will attempt to become the latest from last season’s smart four-year-old crop to take a stride toward the elite grades when he lines up in Sunday’s (10 September) Sha Tin feature, the Class 1 Kwangtung Handicap Cup (1400m).
Handy stayer Arhat takes another step on the road to Gold this Sunday as he lines up in the $100,000 Open Benchmark 97 race over 2000m.
Trainer Laurie Laxon saddles a handy duo in last-start winner Lim’s Shot and Katagas in the $80,000 Kranji Stakes C race over 1200m on Sunday, but tends to lean more towards the latter even if his last win dates back to more than 16 months.
There is nothing new with trainer Ricardo Le Grange hogging half of the Chairman’s Trophy field on Sunday, going with his high rate of participation in such long distance feature races.