Hong Kong Cup News

Lucia Valentina Fifth in 2015 Hong Kong Cup

Lucia Valentina Fifth in 2015 Hong Kong Cup
December 15th, 2015

Australia was unable to produce a winner at Sha Tin on Hong Kong International Race Day, but talented mare Lucia Valentina has produced a strong effort to finish a credible fifth in the 2015 Hong Kong Cup (2000m). Lucia Valentina jumped from the gates fairly in the 2015 Hong Kong…

Williams Thrilled with Criterion Ahead of 2015 Hong Kong Cup

Williams Thrilled with Criterion Ahead of 2015 Hong Kong Cup
December 7th, 2015

Craig Williams has been confirmed to ride leading Australian 2000m horse Criterion in the 2015 Hong Kong Cup at Sha Tin Racecourse on Saturday and could not be more pleased with the condition of the talented entire ahead of the feature race. Criterion has undoubtedly returned to racing in career-best…

Oliver Pleased to Partner Lucia Valentina in 2015 Hong Kong Cup

Oliver Pleased to Partner Lucia Valentina in 2015 Hong Kong Cup
November 30th, 2015

Damien Oliver is pleased to have been retained for the ride on Lucia Valentina in the 2015 Hong Kong Cup (2000m) in December, and believes the mare’s recent work suggests she is capable of a competitive display in the Sha Tin feature. Oliver partnered Lucia Valentina in her most recent…

2015 Hong Kong Cup Perfect for Criterion

2015 Hong Kong Cup Perfect for Criterion
November 24th, 2015

Leading jockey Craig Williams partnered Criterion to third in the Group 1 QEII Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin following the Sydney Autumn Carnival this year, and is confident the horse returns a serious chance of success in the 2015 Hong Kong Cup (2000m) in December. Criterion has been a star…

2015 Hong Kong Cup Confirmed for Criterion

2015 Hong Kong Cup Confirmed for Criterion
November 10th, 2015

Criterion more than proved his worth through three strong Spring Carnival starts, and co-trainer David Hayes has revealed it’s all systems go for another trip abroad for the five-year-old to contest the 2015 Hong Kong Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin in December. Criterion has twice contested races over 2000m at…

2015 Hong Kong Cup May Figure for Contributer

2015 Hong Kong Cup May Figure for Contributer
July 17th, 2015

Trainer John O’Shea has been understandably thrilled with the results posted by Contributer this year and has revealed the featured 2015 Hong Kong Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin may figure for the stallion following the Spring Carnival. Contributer stamped his claims as a one to watch upon debuting to racing…

Criterion Third in 2014 Hong Kong Cup

Criterion Third in 2014 Hong Kong Cup
December 15th, 2014

Talented Australian Criterion has closed his impressive run through the 2014 racing calendar in style over the weekend, maintaining a strong-enough run to finish third in the Group 1 Hong Kong Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin Racecourse. Jumping from the gates well, jockey Hugh Bowman settled Criterion in prime position…

2014 Hong Kong Cup Betting Preview and Tips

2014 Hong Kong Cup Betting Preview and Tips
December 12th, 2014

A talented field of 12 runners has been confirmed for Sunday’s Group 1 Hong Kong Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin Racecourse, offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Having secured several impressive victories at the highest level this year, local…

Archimedes Ready for 2014 Hong Kong Cup

Archimedes Ready for 2014 Hong Kong Cup
December 11th, 2014

Contesting just three competitive race starts over his short racing career so-far, talented Japanese runner Archimedes has reportedly taken well to his time and work since arriving in Hong Kong last week for Sunday’s Group 1 Hong Kong Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin Racecourse. Claiming impressive results in his first…

Hayes Thrilled with Criterion’s 2014 Hong Kong Cup Condition

Hayes Thrilled with Criterion’s 2014 Hong Kong Cup Condition
December 9th, 2014

Returning to racing in typically competitive form this season, trainer David Hayes has revealed classy runner Criterion has taken particularly well to his time in Hong Kong so far and is excited by his chances of success in Sunday’s Group 1 Hong Kong Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin Racecourse. Criterion…