Daily News Archive
Daily News Subscription
Ambitious Dragon Wins HK Horse-Of-The-Year
Triple Gr1-winning 4YO gelding Ambitious Dragon (Pins-Golden Gamble, by Oregon) was crowned HK Horse-Of-The-Year for the 2010-11 season at the HK Jockey Club Champion Awards presentation ceremony during yesterday’s final race meeting of the season at Sha Tin. Ambitious Dragon was also named Champion Middle-Distance Horse. During the season, he won 7 races, including the Gr1 Mercedes-Benz HK Classic Cup (1800m), Gr1 Mercedes-Benz HK Derby (2000m) & Gr1 Audemars Piguet QE II Cup (2000m). Among other winners:
- 5YO gelding Beauty Flash (Golan-Wychwood Rose, by Volksraad) was named Champion Miler.
- 7YO gelding Sacred Kingdom (Encosta De Lago-Courtroom Sweetie, by Zeditave) was named Champion Sprinter for the 4th year in succession.
- 5YO gelding Mighty High (Peintre Celebre-Bernimixa, by Linamix) was named Champion Stayer.
- 2YO colt Bear Hero (General Nediym-Windfall, by Last Tycoon) was named Champion Griffin.