Hong Kong Cup win would be sweet for Werther

Werther beats Time Warp to win the 2017 Jockey Club Cup at Sha Tin. Pic: HKJC. Hong Kong racing fans will be hoping their outstanding horse Werther can see off a strong international challenge in the $3.2 million Hong Kong International Cup at Sha Tin Dec. 10. The New Zealand-bred by Tavistock won at group two level in Australia and New Zealand and had two group one second-place finishes before being bought by Johnson Chen in 2015, and [...]

Kitasan Black, Satono Crown head Tenno Sho (Autumn) field

Satono Crown wins the Takarazuka Kinen. Photo: Japan Racing Association.   Japanese Horse of the Year Kitasan Black looks to return to winning ways when he takes on a strong field in the 1 ¼-mile Tenno Sho (Autumn) (G1) at Tokyo racecourse Oct. 29. Kitasan Black (Black Tide) has twice won the Tenno Sho (Spring) (G1), run over two miles, and last year he also won the Japan Cup (G1). This year he won the 1 ¼-mile Osaka [...]