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December 7, 2018


Japan sends nine runners for LONGINES Hong Kong International Races

Japan-based horses will be running in all four of the upcoming LONGINES Hong Kong International Races, with a total of 9 runners competing on the global stage on Dec. 9 at Sha Tin Racecourse.

Following are the list of Japanese runners declared to run:

LONGINES HONG KONG CUP (2,000m, HKD 28 million, 16:30)
SUNGRAZER (Hidekazu Asami/ Joao Moreira)
STAPHANOS (Hideaki Fujiwara / William Buick)
DEIRDRE (Mitsuru Hashida / Christophe Lemaire)

LONGINES HONG KONG MILE (1,600m, HKD 25 million, 15:50)
PERSIAN KNIGHT (Yasutoshi Ikee / Mirco Demuro)
MOZU ASCOT (Yoshito Yahagi / Christophe Lemaire)
VIVLOS (Yasuo Tomomichi / William Buick)

LONGINES HONG KONG SPRINT (1,200m, HKD 20 million, 14:40)
FINE NEEDLE (Yoshitada Takahashi / Yuga Kawada)

LONGINES HONG KONG VASE (2,400m, HKD 20 million, 14:00)
LYS GRACIEUX (Yoshito Yahagi / Joao Moreira)
CROCOSMIA (Katsuichi Nishiura / Yasunari Iwata)
# ( ) after race name notes distance, total prize money, post time (local time)
## ( ) after horse name notes trainer/jockey

Please visit the Hong Kong Jockey Club website for the latest news and further information.


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