John Size believes that Hong Kong’s rising star, Hot King Prawn, has the raw speed to overcome what looks an unpromising draw in gate 11 of 12 in the HK$20 million G1 LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin on Sunday (9 December).
Chris Waller, who has garnered worldwide acclaim as the trainer of champion mare Winx, sees Comin’ Through’s Sunday mission in the HK$25 million G1 LONGINES Hong Kong Mile as a stepping stone to his stable having a greater international presence.
Sir Michael Stoute’s Mirage Dancer will bid to continue Khalid Abdullah’s golden end to 2018 by carrying his owner’s famous green, pink and white silks to victory in the HK$20m G1 LONGINES Hong Kong Vase (2400m) at Sha Tin on 9 December.
Comin’ Through is set to be Australia’s sole representative at the prestigious Hong Kong International Races on December 9.
Joao Moreira has been given the green light to return to the Hong Kong riding ranks after officials approved an application by trainer John Size for the ‘Magic Man’ to be his stable jockey.
Trainer Richard Gibson is optimistic that recent stable acquisition Gold Mount can take a positive step towards LONGINES Hong Kong International day in Sunday’s (18 November) G2 BOCHK Jockey Club Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin.
Trainer Daniel Meagher admitted he might have overcooked his Singapore Gold Cup contender Secret Win earlier this prep, but he has since done a few tweakings which he hoped will pay dividends on Sunday.