Major global race meetings point to LONGINES Hong Kong International Races

The countdown to the LONGINES Hong Kong International Races is on, after two of the biggest weeks on the world racing calendar unearthed a plethora of potential candidates for the Turf World Championships at Sha Tin on 11 December. With the fields to be announced for the four Group 1 features – the HK$25 million LONGINES Hong Kong Cup (2000m), the HK$23 million LONGINES Hong Kong Mile (1600m), the HK$18.5 million LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) and the HK$16.5 million LONGINES Hong Kong Vase (2400m)…

Coneygree heads weights for Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury on November 26

  Meade weighing up plans for Monksland and Wounded Warrior   The 2015 Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Coneygree has been allotted top-weight of 11st 12lb for the £200,000 Grade Three Hennessy Gold Cup (58 entries) at Newbury on the second and final day of the bet365 Festival, Saturday, November 26.   Staged over three and a quarter miles, the Hennessy Gold Cup is the richest handicap chase run in Britain this season before the Grand National (April) and is supported for the 60th time by…

In-form Mann runs “very well handicapped” Some Kinda Lama at The Open

Trainer Charlie Mann is hoping Some Kinda Lama can continue the stable’s good run of form in the £30,000 Listed Regulatory Finance Solutions Handicap Hurdle at Cheltenham on day two of The Open, Saturday, November 12.   There are 30 entries for the three mile, one and a half furlong contest, with the weights headed by the Gordon Elliott-trained De Plotting Shed (11st 13lb).   Some Kinda Lama is at the bottom of the handicap on 10st 1lb following two minor victories over an extended…

Carroll hoping Captain Cat can pounce in sunbets.co.uk Handicap at Lingfield Park on Saturday

All-Weather Mile Championships winner Captain Cat (9st 8lb) is on a retrieval mission in the £19,000 sunbets.co.uk Handicap (2pm) at Lingfield Park on Saturday, November 12.   The seven-year-old joined Worcestershire handler Tony Carroll in the summer following an excellent career for Roger Charlton that included a pair of Group Three victories on turf as well as G1 appearances at Ascot, Newbury and Hong Kong to add to his success on the inaugural All-Weather Championships Finals Day in 2014.   He was second in a…

All the reaction from the 26th annual Cartier Racing Awards last night

  Copyright free photos for media use are available through the link below:- https://www.dropbox.com/sh/j6fw96rki1grozq/AAABwfSyv3pij979JA8eSYU7a?dl=0   To view the film on Aidan O’Brien, please access the link below: https://youtu.be/cXgL4S8KfdQ The 26th annual Cartier Racing Awards were staged at the Dorchester Hotel in London, England on the evening of Tuesday, November 8 and it was a night to remember for the Coolmore team, trainer Aidan O’Brien and jockey Ryan Moore as they landed an unprecedented five of the eight equine awards. Then to top it all, Aidan…

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