HONG KONG - The Hong Kong International Races (HKIR) on Sunday had a little bit of everything. The massive upset of Highland Reel in the Vase (G1) by Satono Crown. The home court defenses of the Sprint (G1) by Aerovelocity... and the Mile (G1) by Beauty Only. And the brilliant win in the...|
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If you've missed any of TwinSpires.com and Brisnet.com's coverage of Sunday's Hong Kong International Races (HKIR) at Sha Tin, you can find it all here: Breaking news: Pure Sensation scratched from Hong Kong Sprint Selections by Vance Hanson Looking to Japan for Hong Kong Sprint, Mile winners...|
This weekend our three personal features came from programs in the Northeast—New York, Delaware and New Jersey—and one from the Midwest—Ohio. Winter conditions ruled near Cleveland, with sub-freezing temperatures and scattered snow showers at Northfield Park. Horses and horsemen campaigning there...|
HONG KONG - Sunday's Hong Kong Sprint (G1) and Hong Kong Mile (G1), unlike the other two HKIR events, appear more wide open with the potential of longer-priced payoffs. As far as the Sprint goes, Japanese representative Big Arthur, who figures to be one of the favorites if not the post-time choice...|
A $40,342 Pick 5 carryover awaits horse players at Gulfstream Park and any time spent handicapping turf form is worthless as the three turf races in Pick 5 sequence (races 7-11) have been moved to the wet main track. Here are my thoughts on the races: 7th: #3 Salute With Honor posted a convincing...|
HONG KONG - They're all Group 1 events, but the Hong Kong Vase and Hong Kong Cup stand out in star power among the four Hong Kong International Races (HKIR) at Sha Tin on Sunday. However, chances are good said stars will perform to expectation, thus making the Vase and Cup as perhaps not the best...|
by Scott Shapiro The $300,000 Starlet is the second of two Grade 1 events on Saturday’s nine-race card at Los Alamitos Race Course. The event is contested at a mile and a sixteenth and features a field of nine two-year-old fillies. #7 American Gal is the horse to beat in the Starlet for trainer...|
by Scott Shapiro The first of two Saturday cards at the Los Alamitos winter Thoroughbred meeting features two Grade 1 events for two-year-olds. The Starlet for fillies is the more competitive of the duo, while the Los Alamitos CashCall Futurity offers racing fans a chance to see one of the early...|