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Time Warp gets the Cruz vote but Pakistan Star’s gleaming ahead of Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup

Pakistan Star is behaving like a model athlete these days, but despite the once recalcitrant galloper’s apparent reformation, stablemate Time Warp is the horse that gets trainer Tony Cruz’s vote for Sunday’s G1 Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup (2000m).

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Preview and form for Sha Tin

Preview and form for the meeting at Sha Tin on Sunday - the 10 race broadcast commences at 4.00pm AEST, 1.00pm HKST, on Sky Racing2, from 5.00pm AEST on Sky Racing1 and from 6.05pm AEST on Sky Racing1 and Thoroughbred Central

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Fifty Fifty’s “still getting better” into the Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup

Fifty Fifty stepped up to the plate last time with a debut Group 1 performance packed full of merit and jockey Karis Teetan believes the popular grey has more to give in Sunday’s G1 Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup (1400m).

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Nightmare for So and Leung after Classic Emperor horror story

Jockey Derek Leung and trainer Chris So were left to ponder what might have been after Classic Emperor’s Dubai campaign got off to a disastrous start at Meydan Racecourse on Thursday night

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Moore looks for upturn in Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup

Beauty Generation and Helene Paragon strode across the Sha Tin Racecourse turf on Thursday morning ahead of their assignment in the Group 1 Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup (1400m) on Sunday.

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Werther takes aim at an unusual hat-trick, Moore fears Pakistan Star

Werther will attempt to give trainer John Moore a rare hat-trick in Sunday’s Group 1 Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup, but the handler is wary of a reformed rival back from the wilderness.

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Happy Valley results and replays

Results and replays from the meeting at Happy Valley on Wednesday night.

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Charity Glory takes the Million Challenge, Ivictory’s most impressive

Charity Glory was crowned the Hong Kong Airlines Million Challenge victor at Happy Valley on Wednesday night, but the series winner was no match for the ascendant Ivictory in the Class 3 Blue Pool Handicap (1200m).

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Dragon bags a bonus en route to Macau

Packing Dragon (117lb) lifted last year’s Million Challenge trophy and on Wednesday night took his all-time Happy Valley record to eight wins from 17 starts at the city venue - the tough grey fought the length of the home stretch to edge out 1.9 favourite Winner’s Way by a neck in the evening’s other Class 1, the Shan Kwong Handicap (1650m).

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Happy Valley stewards' report

Hong Kong Jockey Club stewards' report from the meeting at Happy Valley on Wednesday night - jockeys Pierre-Charles Boudot and Tommy Berry fined HK$7,500 and HK$ 12,500 respectively and each suspended for careless riding for two Hong Kong racedays

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Leung eyes off Dubai World Cup night ride with Classic Emperor

Jockey Derek Leung sees Thursday night’s District One Mediterranean (1600m, dirt) at Meydan as not only a chance for Classic Emperor to qualify for the G2 Godolphin Mile on Dubai World Cup night, but also as an opportunity to continue his own stellar season by gaining a ride at the world’s richest race meeting.

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Legend has Rispoli upbeat despite a Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup concern

Southern Legend is capable of making his mark in the Group 1 Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday - that’s the view of the smart galloper’s big-race pilot, Umberto Rispoli.

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Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup poses Seasons Bloom a question

Joao Moreira is looking to last year’s BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) form for a degree of assurance that Seasons Bloom will see out the final strides of Sunday’s HK$10 million G1 Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup (2000m)

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Racing To Win race interviews prior to Wednesday's Happy Valley meeting

Racing To Win race interviews prior to the Turf C Course meeting at Happy Valley on Wednesday – Brett Prebble leads the interviews discussing Nashashuk in Race 4.

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Prebble eyes a Super 800 at the Million Challenge finale

Brett Prebble is looking for a landmark win on Super Fluke in the Class 1 Happy Valley Trophy Handicap (1200m) on Wednesday, the night when this season’s Hong Kong Airlines Million Challenge will reach its climax.

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So’s lessons to benefit Classic Emperor at Meydan

Trainer Chris So has declared himself to be “better with experience” as he prepares Hong Kong raider Classic Emperor for a Dubai debut in the District One Mediterranean, a 1600m dirt handicap at Meydan on Thursday night.

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Leung eager for Spark in Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup

Jockey Derek Leung is hopeful that giant grey Pingwu Spark can graduate to Group 1 company when he faces his first true heavyweight test in Sunday’s Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup (1400m) at Sha Tin.

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