Cannyescent can earn a back-door entry into the $1 million Golden Rose if he wins the Ming Dynasty Quality at Randwick.
The 2015/16 Hong Kong season opener is almost here and Sunday’s (6 September) curtain-raising 10-race card will be bursting, as usual, with the thrills, drama and excitement that are the quintessence of Hong Kong racing.
The Singapore Gold Cup may be around two months away, but trainer Laurie Laxon is already hotting things up with three from his plethora of chances doing battle in an ideal trial race on Sunday.
It’s early days but weekend results indicate Lonhro will again be a big player in the race for sires’ premiership honours this season.
Classy three-year-old Gold Symphony emulated the notable sprinter and sire Starspangledbanner when he claimed the G3 HDF McNeil Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.
Leading trainer John Hawkes talks to Gary Crispe about the chances of Niwot after the Melbourne Cup barrier draw.