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Preview and form for Sha Tin

Preview and form for the HKIR meeting at Sha Tin on Sunday - the 10 race broadcast commences at 3.00pm AEST, 12.00pm HKT, on Sky Racing2, from 3.30pm AEST on Sky Racing1, from 4.05pm AEST on Sky Racing2, from 5.55pm AEST on Sky Racing1 and from 6.30pm AEST on Sky Racing1 and Thoroughbred Central - ThoroughbredNEWS has live streaming of the complete Hong Kong Jockey Club broadcast commencing at 2.45pm AEST

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

Racing To Win race interviews prior to the HKIR meeting at Sha Tin on Sunday - interviews for the international races

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In her Time (AUS) scratched from Hong Kong Sprint

Hong Kong Jockey Club steward's advised on Sunday morning that a further examination of the Kris Lees trained In Her Time (AUS) conducted by the Veterinary Officers this morning has found the horse to be lame in the left front leg - scratched from Longines Hong Kong Sprint

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Young sires Lord Kanaloa and Maurice are helping shift perceptions

Hong Kong’s majors, for all the quality horses they have drawn down the years, have never been particularly high on the breed shaping list - but the signs are that times, perhaps, are changing

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Frankie Lor’s following the successful path of past masters

Frankie Lor’s achievements in little more than two seasons as a trainer should not be undersold.

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Sha Tin trackwork - Saturday

LONGINES Hong Kong International Races – Saturday - Edsia (FR) - cantered an easy lap of the all-weather track under regular work-rider Louise Grouselle - trainer Alain de Royer-Dupré said: “I found her to be much better this morning than on the other days and she has really adapted well to the environment. In physical terms she is in super shape."

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Lucky Lilac aims to maintain he resurgence in LONGINES Hong Kong Vase

Lucky Lilac will make her overseas debut in the G1 LONGINES Hong Kong Vase on Sunday as one of an impressive nine-strong raiding party from Japan

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Purton’s hungry for a LONGINES HKIR record

One Group 1 win on Sunday will see Zac Purton become the outright most successful rider in the history of the LONGINES Hong Kong International Races.

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Call To The Bar (IRE) and Lucky Lilac (JPN) passed to race and quarter crack for In Her Time (AUS)

Hong Kong Jockey Club stewards' reported on Saturday morning that Called To The Bar (IRE) and Lucky Lilac (JPN) have been passed suitable to race on Sunday - quarter crack for In Her Time (AUS) - further inspection required

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HK Direct previews the HKIR races in four special editions

HK Direct, the informative weekly preview with a special four part programme on the four HKIR races at Sha Tin on Sunday.

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The Winning Factor with Alan Aitken

The Winning Factor - form analyst Alan Aitken examines the Hong Kong form book for winning factors on two runners to follow at Sha Tin's HKIR meeting on Sunday.

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Danon Smash out to uphold family honour for Yasuda and Lord Kanaloa

In the recent annals of the G1 LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint there have been few foreign challengers that have been able to seriously trouble the local flyers around one turn of Sha Tin’s 1200-metre course.

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Moreira keeps the faith into the LONGINES HKIR

Joao Moreira hopes loyalty will yield the pay-off of his first LONGINES HKIR victory in three years.

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Win Bright ready to shine in LONGINES Hong Kong Cup

Win Bright is looking to uphold an unblemished record over 2000m at Sha Tin with a win in Sunday’s G1 LONGINES Hong Kong Cup (2000m) after his record-setting success in the G1 FWD QEII Cup at the course and distance earlier this year.

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Magic Wand’s odyssey continues at LONGINES HKIR

Even some of the incredibly well-travelled fillies and mares who have visited the LONGINES Hong Kong International Races over the years are comparative hermits when considering the odyssey of G1 LONGINES Hong Kong Cup (2000m) contender Magic Wand.

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Watson’s rapid rise brings a first Hong Kong assignment with Aspetar

Aspetar's rider in Sunday's G1 LONGINES Hong Kong Vase (2400m) will be a 19-year-old who says “I can't believe the position I'm in.”

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Vet inspections required for Called To The Bar (IRE) and Lucky Lilac (JPN)

Called To The Bar was found to be lame in the right front leg and that Lucky Lilac was found to be lame in the left front leg - to be closely monitored and a further release will be issued on Saturday following their routine pre-race veterinary inspection.

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