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December 6, 2019


Japan sends nine runners for LONGINES Hong Kong International Races

Japan-trained 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. 8 at Sha Tin Racecourse.

Following are the list of Japanese runners declared to run:

LONGINES HONG KONG CUP (2,000m, HKD 28 million, 16:10)
WIN BRIGHT (Yoshihiro Hatakeyama / Masami Matsuoka)

LONGINES HONG KONG MILE (1,600m, HKD 25 million, 15:30)
INDY CHAMP (Hidetaka Otonashi / Damian Lane)
PERSIAN KNIGHT (Yasutoshi Ikee / Oisin Murphy)
- ADMIRE MARS (Yasuo Tomomichi / Christophe Soumillon)
NORMCORE (Kiyoshi Hagiwara / Christophe Lemaire)

LONGINES HONG KONG SPRINT (1,200m, HKD 20 million, 14:20)
DANON SMASH (Takayuki Yasuda / Lanfranco Dettori)

LONGINES HONG KONG VASE (2,400m, HKD 20 million, 13:40)
GLORY VASE (Tomohito Ozeki / Joao Moreira)
DEIRDRE (Mitsuru Hashida / Oisin Murphy)
LUCKY LILAC (Mikio Matsunaga / Christophe Soumillon)
# ( ) 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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