The 2011 Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International races at Sha Tin, known as the ’Turf World Championships‘, features four prestigious Group One attractions with a combined prize money worth $62million HK.
-The Hong Kong Cup. A 2000 metre race with a prize pool of HK$20 million
-The Hong Kong Mile. A 1600 metre race with a prize pool of HK$16 million
-The Hong Kong Vase. A 2400 metre race with a prize pool of HK$14 million
-The Hong Kong Sprint. A 1200 metre race with a prize pool of HK$14 million
Hong Kong Vase
The 2011 Hong Kong Vase re-unites Dunaden and Red Cadeaux, the winner and place-getter of the closest finish in the history of the $6.2million (AUD) Melbourne Cup, for the first time since their gusty performances in early November.
The 2011 Hong Kong Vase, held this Sunday the 11th of December at the Sha Tin race course as event 4, offers prize money totaling 14million HK (nearly $1.8million AUD).
Hong Kong Vase Odds
The 2011 Hong Kong Vase betting odds favourite is the Mikel Delzangles trained Dunaden (FR) priced to win in the $5.50-$6.00 range, followed by local stayer Thumbs Up (NZ), priced to win at $7.00 with Sarah Lynx (IRE) rounding out the top three priced to win in the $8.00 range.
Melbourne Cup runner-up Red Cadeaux (GB) joins Trailblazer (JPN), Vadamar (FR) and Campanologist (US) in the next tier with win odds in the $9.00-$12.00 range.
Hong Kong Sprint
The 2011 Hong Kong Sprint features local hero Sacred Kingdom and Singapore's champ Rocket Man in what should be a battle for the ages.
The 2011 Hong Kong Sprint, held this Sunday the 11th of December at the Sha Tin race course as event 5, offers prize money totaling 14million HK (nearly $1.8million AUD).
The Ricky Yiu trained Sacred Kingdom is seeking to become the first horse in history to win the Hong Kong Sprint three times, with his previous two victories coming in 2007 and 2009. While the Patrick Shaw trained Rocket Man, winner of the 2011 Dubai Golden Shaheen, is seeking to continue this International Group 1 success.
Hong Kong Sprint Odds
The 2011 Hong Kong Sprint betting odds favourite is the Patrick Shaw trained Rocket Man priced to win in the $3.70-$5.00 range followed by the C.S. Shum trained Little Bridge (NZ) who's win odds are in the $5.50-$6.50 range with the Ricky Yiu trained Sacred Kingdom rounding out the top three priced between $6.50-$7.50.
For a complete listing of the participating horses and their odds visit the free Punters Paradise Hong Kong Vase & Sprint odds comparison page.
The Punters Paradise odds comparison page displays the top odds from the leading bookmakers and exchanges side by side to help racing fans compare, and take advantage of, the best odds on offer for every key Australasian racing event.
Free Bets and Betting Bonuses
Punters Paradise also offers an assortment of free racing bets and betting offers from the leading exchanges and bookmakers.
As such, a free $300 ‘win bet’ available through exclusively arranged Punters Paradise Free Hong Kong Vase & Sprint bets would be worth a whopping $1,650.00 at a $5.50 price should Dunaden be declared the first horse past the winning Hong Kong Vase post.
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