Southern Legend brought his trainer Caspar Fownes a first Champions Mile win, as well as a maiden G1 triumph for his jockey and leading home-grown rider Vincent Ho.
What a Beauty!
Beauty Generation made it back-to-back wins in this race and in the process smashed all-time record, becoming the first horse to win eight races in a single season as well toppling Viva Pataca to be crowned Hong Kong’s highest earning horse in history.
Beauty Generation completes a hat-trick of G1 wins in the 2018 Champions Mile en route to becoming Hong Kong Horse of the Year in 2017/18 season
Prebble the leading Champions Mile rider
Brett Prebble wins his third Champions Mile aboard Contentment to become the race’s most prolific rider.
Maurice completes rare double
Japanese champion Maurice scores a comfortable win to complete a rare feat of back-to-back G1 victories in Hong Kong, five months after he took the Hong Kong Mile.
Moore snares another win with Able Friend
Able Friend takes this race before attaining the Horse of the Year title in the 2014/15 season. He also gives trainer John Moore a record sixth win in the feature.
First overseas victory to South Africa’s Club
South African runner Variety Club becomes the first overseas winner of the Champions Mile.
Second time lucky for Xtension
Xtension notches his second Champions Mile success, becoming the third two-time winner in this race.
Veteran Able One salutes
Able One takes his second Champions Mile as an eight-year-old. He remains the race’s oldest winner.
Ba Ba books Horse of the Year honours
Good Ba Ba seals his Horse of the Year title for the 2007/08 season with his Champions Mile victory.
Bullish Luck downs Silent Witness in historic contest
Bullish Luck wins a historic Champions Mile with the race opened to international runners for the first time. He also denied his stablemate Silent Witness the opportunity to extend his unbeaten sequence to 18 wins.
Red Pepper the first winner
The Brian Kan-trained Red Pepper took the inaugural Champions Mile under Eric Legrix.