| The fast Sacred Kingdom, in Hong Kong by Ricky Yiu, is strongly believed the bottom of the group Golden Jubilee Stakes (3.45) today.|
Scenic Blast, the Australian raider, a brilliant display, the week other group a speed test and Sacred Kingdom comes here with similarly strongly. Rated the best sprinter in the world in 2007, he lost his form after being injured last year, but still shared place in the rankings with Marchand D'Or.
Sacred Kingdom has returned to his best this term and showed a good turn of foot to beat Rocket Man by a neck, with Diabolical another 3 lengths back in third countries, in the group International Sprint in Singapore last month. This was his first company outside Hong Kong and, according to his coach, he is enjoying his new roving role. “He's travelled well and looks terrific. It looks like he's enjoying this trip even better than the one to Singapore,” says Yiu.
Blessed with a high speed, Sacred Kingdom should be able to view the front-end operation of JJ The Jet Plane before cutting him in the final phase.
Select the Home Team is Kingsgate Native. He won this race 12 months ago, when trained by John Best and retired to stud. But not to get any mares in foal, Kingsgate Native has been returned to training with Sir Michael Stoute and, despite his long absence from the line, he has to be observed.
Jimmy Styles and Genki both solid claims in the Wokingham Stakes (4.25), but Exclamation better value option at a general 25-1. Easy races, he was a cracker when third to Evens and Odds on his penultimate start in Newmarket and was unsuited by soft ground when below par at Newbury last time. The lightning-fast surface is more on his ideas, and he can bounce back to form.
"Sacred Kingdom strike in Hong Kong in the Golden Jubilee | AboutHK.Com - more information about HK"