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Group 1 race
Hong Kong Vase
Flat racing clipart.svg
Location Sha Tin Racecourse
Hong Kong, China
Inaugurated 1994
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat race
Sponsor Cathay Pacific
Website Hong Kong Jockey Club
Race information
Distance 2,400 metres (1½ miles)
Track Turf, right-handed
Qualification Three-years-old and up
Weight 121 lb (3y); 126 lb (4y+)
Allowances
4 lb for fillies and mares
Purse HK$14,000,000 (2008)

The Hong Kong Vase is a Group 1 flat horse race in Hong Kong open to thoroughbreds which are three-years-old or above. It is run over a distance of 2,400 metres (approximately 1½ miles) at Sha Tin Racecourse, and it takes place annually in mid December.

The race was first run in 1994, and it was promoted to Group 1 status in 2000. It is one of the four Hong Kong International Races, and it presently offers a purse of HK$14,000,000 (approximately US$1.8 million).

Records

Speed record:

  • 2:25.10 – Red Bishop

Most wins:

  • 2 – Luso (1996, 1997)
  • 2 – Doctor Dino (2007, 2008)

Most wins by a jockey:

Most wins by a trainer:

Most wins by an owner:

  • 2 – Saeed Manana (1996, 1997)
  • 2 – Javier Martinez Salmean (2007, 2008)

Winners

Year
Winner
Age
Jockey
Trainer
Owner
Time
1994 Red Bishop 6 Cash Asmussen John Hammond Ali Saeed 2:25.10
1995 Partipral 6 Olivier Peslier Elie Lellouche Enrique Sarasola 2:25.70
1996 Luso 4 Frankie Dettori Clive Brittain Saeed Manana 2:26.10
1997 Luso 5 Michael Kinane Clive Brittain Saeed Manana 2:26.30
1998 Indigenous 5 Douglas Whyte Ivan W. Allan Pang Yuen Hing 2:27.40
1999 Borgia 5 Olivier Peslier André Fabre Gestüt Ammerland 2:30.10
2000 Daliapour 4 Johnny Murtagh Sir Michael Stoute Lucky Stable 2:28.20
2001 Stay Gold 7 Yutaka Take Yasuo Ikee Shadai Racehorse Co. 2:27.80
2002 Ange Gabriel 4 Thierry Jarnet Eric Libaud Antonia Devin 2:28.40
2003 Vallee Enchantee 3 Dominique Boeuf Elie Lellouche Ecurie Wildenstein 2:28.20
2004 Phoenix Reach 4 Martin Dwyer Andrew Balding Winterbeck Manor Stud 2:29.80
2005 Ouija Board 4 Kieren Fallon Ed Dunlop 19th Earl of Derby 2:28.90
2006 Collier Hill 8 Dean McKeown Alan Swinbank Russell Hall et al. 2:27.10
2007 Doctor Dino 5 Olivier Peslier Richard Gibson Javier Martinez Salmean 2:28.20
2008 Doctor Dino 6 Olivier Peslier Richard Gibson Javier Martinez Salmean 2:29.14
2009 Daryakana 3 Gerald Mosse Alain de Royer-Dupre Aga Khan IV 2:27.51

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