Big Party will attempt to seal a hat-trick and maintain his status as one of Hong Kong’s brightest prospects when he returns to action at Sha Tin on Sunday, 14 April.
Beauty Generation’s dominance of Hong Kong’s mile division has generated an acute sense of realism in those closest to his main rivals but Regan Bayliss is looking forward to taking a crack at the master miler when the Caspar Fownes-trained Rise High moves up in class for the Group 2 Chairman’s Trophy (1600m) at Sha Tin on 7 April.
Voyage Warrior’s win in the Class 4 Pine Tree Hill Handicap (1000m) at Sha Tin on Sunday night has been lauded as one of the most impressive debut performances in recent memory in Hong Kong.
Right Choice has done little wrong in his career to date and on Sunday (24 March) at Sha Tin the Frankie Lor-trained galloper will take his next step up the ranks with a first start at a mile in the Kowloon Cricket Club Centenary Cup Handicap (1600m).
Full Of Beauty made it five wins on the bounce in Hong Kong on Sunday with a three-quarter-length success in the Class 2 Ambitious Dragon Handicap (1200m) for trainer John Size.
Two weeks, four meetings and 22 rides into his Hong Kong experience, Regan Bayliss is hungry for a first win – a first placing, in fact – but on Sunday (10 March) at Sha Tin the young Australian has a book of rides that suggests he is at least doing things right.
Australian horses are set to resume competing at major Hong Kong meetings with the near-18-month quarantine deadlock between the two countries set to end.