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  • Wellington bids for a repeat READ MORE

    Trainer Richard Gibson is hoping his gifted youngster Wellington can notch back-to-back wins and keep on rising in Sunday’s Class 2 Flamingo Handicap (1000m). “All the racing fans get behind these improving horses – it makes you very motivated to train, we’ll just keep looking after him and see how far he can get up […]

  • Wellington makes winning return READ MORE

    The Classic Mile ambitions might have been abandoned but exciting galloper Wellington certainly gave trainer Richard Gibson a reason to smile after a winning return at Sha Tin on Saturday. The talented four-year-old won his first three races in fine style before failing to fire as an odds-on hope in his fourth start and a […]

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    More than Wishful Thinking in Premier Bowl READ MORE

    No horse was given less chance, at least according to the betting board, but that didn’t stop a rejuvenated seven-year-old Wishful Thinker storming to victory in the G2 Premier Bowl Handicap (1200m) at Sha Tin today (18 October). The gelding, having just his third start for trainer Dennis Yip, was sent out at win odds […]

  • Richard Gibson transforms Hong Kong Derby contender Gold Chest into bona fide sprinter READ MORE

    One-time Derby hopeful Gold Chest has delivered Richard Gibson a much-needed winner to kick start his 2020-21 season as he looks to build his stable numbers. The win sealed a remarkable training performance which saw the five-year-old transformed from a staying prospect into an out-and-out sprinter that can match it with some of Hong Kong’s […]

  • Feehan for fresh Mahamedeis READ MORE

    A fresh Mahamedeis will be targeted towards the Feehan Stakes, with trainer Nick Ryan keen to keep his spring options open with one of his stable stars. The in-form six-year-old, who has won his past two starts, enjoyed a short break following his victory at The Valley and has since pleased Ryan with how he […]

  • Mahamedeis outstays rivals at Caulfield READ MORE

    Mahamedeis has delayed a jumping career for the short-term with an impressive staying performance at Caulfield. The Nick Ryan-trained galloper took out Saturday’s Laurelle Owens VOBIS Gold Stayers to go with a victory at the track in late May. Ryan was contemplating sending Mahamedeis to race over jumps, but following Saturday’s victory will now consider […]

  • MAJOR RACES

    Spinning Memories advertises her worth ahead of sale date with Group 3 success READ MORE

    Spinning Memories potentially signed off in style for trainer Pascal Bary, as the mare landed the Group 3 Prix du Palais-Royal at Clairefontaine on Thursday. The five-year-old is due to be sold next Thursday via the Magic Millions online sale, but should she stay with Bary then she could tackle Group 1 company, with next month’s […]

  • In-form Spinning Memories out to bag another Group 3 in Prix du Palais-Royal READ MORE

    Spinning Memories wasted no time in getting her campaign off to a flyer in Listed company on French racing’s return fixture at Longchamp earlier this month, and Thursday’s Prix du Palais-Royal looks another good opportunity for the classy mare to add a Group 3 to her tally. A ready winner at the same level in last […]

  • Wellington’s star on the rise READ MORE

    Group 1 action will dominate FWD Champions Day at Sha Tin on Sunday (26 April) but one of Hong Kong racing’s exciting young prospects will be out to grab a little of the limelight with the undefeated Wellington contesting the Class 3 Vengeance Of Rain Handicap (1400m). Trainer Richard Gibson has Rattan and Wishful Thinker […]

  • Arrogant Wellington stars on Derby undercard in a nod to future ambitions READ MORE

    On a day when Golden Sixty stole the show and the BMW Hong Kong Derby, Richard Gibson’s Wellington marked himself as a possible contender for next year’s edition. The three-year-old was an arrogant winner of the Class Three Luger Handicap (1,200m) in what was the highlight of the undercard on a strong day of racing […]

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