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Moore on the fence about Werther’s Takarazuka Kinen bid

Trainer John Moore admitted that the “jury’s out” about a Japanese trip with Werther after the six-year-old finished sixth in the Lion Rock Trophy at Sha Tin on Sunday, four and a quarter lengths from the winner.

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Western Express outpointed as Mozu Ascot takes Yasuda Kinen

Western Express was unable to match the strength of Japan’s best milers when 10th in the G1 Yasuda Kinen (1600m) at Tokyo Racecourse on Sunday but connections were proud of the gelding’s effort, nonetheless.

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Sha Tin stewards' report

Hong Kong Jockey Club stewards' report from the meeting at Sha Tin on Sunday - jockey Derek Leung fined HK$15,000 and suspended for careless riding on Aways Win from 17 June 2018 until 28 June 2018 on which day he may resume race riding – 2 Hong Kong racedays

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Sha Tin results and replays

Results and replays from the meeting at Sha Tin on Sunday - trainer Tony Cruz prepared his second feature race trifecta in a week at Sha Tin on Sunday.

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Racing To Win race interviews prior to Sunday's Sha Tin meeting

Racing To Win race interviews prior to the meeting at Sha Tin on Sunday – Alberto Sanna leads the interviews discussing Looking Good in Race 3.

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HK Direct previews the Sha Tin meeting on Sunday

HK Direct, the informative weekly preview show with Edward Sadler, looks at the return of Werther in Sunday’s Lion Rock Trophy and there’s an update on Western Express as he prepares to race in the Yasuda Kinen

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Raceday Focus

Watch Hong Kong Raceday Focus for the upcoming race meeting at Sha Tin on Sunday - Moreira out to increase Premiership lead.

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Moreira takes heart from Classic Cup with The Golden Age in Lion Rock

Jockey Joao Moreira believes that The Golden Age has the form on the board to score a first Hong Kong stakes success when he contests Sunday’s G3 Lion Rock Trophy Handicap (1600m) at Sha Tin.

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Clipperton’s “stoked” for his Yasuda Kinen debut

Mount Fuji was out to greet Sam Clipperton at Tokyo Racecourse on Friday morning and the first-time visitor didn’t miss the Instagram moment, slipping his phone from khaki shorts and snapping a grab of the distant azure-backed white peak.

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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 2.45pm AEST, 12.45pm HKST, on Sky Racing2, from 5.05pm AEST on Sky Racing1 and from 5.40pm AEST on Sky Racing1 and Thoroughbred Central

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Western Express on track as Size aims a 10th shot at Yasuda Kinen

John Size will take a 10th shot at winning the G1 Yasuda Kinen (1600m) on Sunday and this time his hopes rest on Western Express, a talented yet unheralded second seed in the Hong Kong “miler” ranks this term.

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‘Forgotten’ Werther out to continue Moore’s perfect Lion Rock record

Trainer John Moore is hopeful that his “forgotten” stable star Werther can defy top-weight fresh in Sunday’s G3 Lion Rock Trophy Handicap (1600m) with a trip to Japan all but confirmed for the former Horse of the Year.

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Sha Tin stewards' report

Hong Kong Jockey Club stewards' report from the meeting at Sha Tin- All Weather on Wednesday night - Derek Yeung suspended on Massive Move for careless riding from 11 June 2018 until 17 June 2018 on which day he may resume race riding – 2 Hong Kong racedays

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Sha Tin results and replays

Results and replays from the meeting at Sha Tin on Wednesday night - it was a night of riding doubles as four jockeys partnered a brace each.

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Moreira, Purton go win-for-win in title race

The big story heading into the Happy Valley meeting on Wednesday night was Moreira’s two-win lead over Purton in the jockeys’ championship and that looked set to be the talking point again when the Australian rider narrowed the margin to one with his success on David Hall’s Dr Proactive in the second section of the Class 4 Hap Mun Bay Handicap (1200m)

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Millard’s three-year-old Shines as Schofield, Wong join Moreira, Purton with doubles

It was a night of riding doubles at Sha Tin on Wednesday night as four jockeys partnered a brace each.

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Racing To Win race interviews prior to Wednesday's Sha Tin-All Weather meeting

Racing To Win race interviews prior to the meeting at Sha Tin-All Weather on Wednesday – Chad Schofield leads the interviews discussing Furious Pegasus in Race 2.

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Moreira says it’s Purton’s title, Purton says not yet

Not since Brett Prebble pushed Douglas Whyte to within one win, all of eight years ago, has the Hong Kong Jockeys’ Premiership produced a head-to-head duel to the last - but with Joao Moreira clinging to a two-win lead over the fast-closing Zac Purton, this season’s contest has the makings of a classic thriller.

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Purton out to continue Glorious run with Artist

Jockey Zac Purton hopes to continue his tremendous late-season form when he partners Glorious Artist in the Class 3 Clear Water Bay Handicap (1650m) at Sha Tin’s all-weather track meeting on Wednesday night.

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Raceday Focus

Watch Hong Kong Raceday Focus for the upcoming race meeting at Sha Tin-All Weather on Wednesday night - Caspar to cap off a big month with success on the dirt.

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