• 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 […]


    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 […]

  • Gold Mount has Caulfield Cup claims boosted with nice draw and forecast rain READ MORE

    The combination of stall four and forecast rain in the lead up to Saturday’s Stella Artois Caulfield Cup has boosted the confidence of Ian Williams for the chances of his Listed winner Gold Mount. The mount of Mark du Plessis was allocated the most successful stall in the race’s 140-year history at the draw after racing […]

  • Two in a week for Nick Ryan Racing READ MORE

    A week after a terrific 2nd placing from Mahamedeis in the Group 2 Feehan Stakes at Moonee Valley (1600m) Express Pass has run 3rd in the Group 2 Danehill Stakes at Flemington (1200m) on Saturday. Still learning his craft Express Pass was wayward early, wanting to lay in behind Sebrakate, but really knuckled down inside […]

  • Stable star flies the flag in Feehan READ MORE

    Nick Ryan Racing flag bearer Mahamedeis showed why his trainer believes the galloper is in career best form with a terrific 2nd placing in the Group 2 Feehan Stakes (1600m) at Moonee Valley on Saturday, September 7th. The chestnut gelding jumped smartly and travelled well throughout the race before hitting the line strongly to finish […]

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