Tag: Hong Kong Horse Racing

Ryan Moore and Danon Smash took the Hong Kong International Sprint by a half-length. That gave Moore the HKIR riding Grand Slam, victories in all four HKIR events. (Image: Hong Kong Jockey Club)

Ryan Moore Grand Slams His Way to Rare Hong Kong International Feat

Jockey Ryan Moore joined select company on Saturday, completing the Hong Kong International Racing Grand Slam by winning the Hong Kong International Sprint aboard Japanese horse, Danon Smash. That gave Moore the Hong Kong International Races double. Earlier, he captured his third Hong Kong Vase aboard Aidan O’Brien’s Mogul. But […]

Hong Kong's Sha Tin Racecourse continues its Wednesday and Sunday cards amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Horse racing is immensely popular in Hong Kong, with 30% of the population avid followers. (Image: Alpha Lighting)

Hong Kong Horse Racing Runs Uninterrupted Amid COVID-19 Fears

It is a late March Wednesday night at Sha Tin Racecourse in Hong Kong and normally, the track would be teeming with upwards of 20,000 racing fans. But even without spectators in this era of the COVID-19 virus, horse racing gallops along in Hong Kong without interruption or questioning about […]