Flying Blue (racehorse)

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Flying Blue
Sire Piccolo
Grandsire Warning
Dam Bright Blue
Damsire Scenic
Sex Gelding
Foaled 11 September 2006
Country Australia
Colour Brown
Breeder B J & Mrs L E Anderton
Owner Abterra Syndicate
Trainer Derek Cruz
Record 21:4-3-2
Earnings HK$5,038,500 (As of 18 May 2015)

Flying Blue (Chinese: 勁飛寶 ) is a Hong Kong based racehorse. He was one of the nominees of 2010-2011 Hong Kong Horse of the Year.


Flying Blue is a brown gelding bred in Australia by B J & Mrs L E Anderton. He was sired by the British sprinter Piccolo, whose other progeny include La Cucaracha (Nunthorpe Stakes) and Picaday (The T J Smith).[1] He is a representative of the Godolphin Arabian sire-line.

Racing career[edit]

Based at Sha Tin Racecourse Flying Blue has earned more than HK$4.4M in prize money. His wins include the Chairman’s Trophy in April 2011, when he won from a field which included Viva Pataca.[2]


The Hong Kong Jockey Club – The Most Popular Horse of the Year
Season Winner Nominees
2008/2009 Sacred Kingdom

Collection ; Egyptian Ra ; Good Ba Ba ; Inspiration ; More Bountiful ; Sacred Kingdom ; Sight Winner ; Viva Pataca

2009/2010 Sacred Kingdom

Able One ; Beauty Flash ; Brave Kid ; Collection ; Fellowship ; Good Ba Ba ; Green Birdie ; Happy Zero ; Mr Medici ; Sacred Kingdom ; Super Satin ; Viva Pataca

2010/2011 Ambitious Dragon

Ambitious Dragon ; Beauty Flash ; California Memory ; Captain Sweet ; Flying Blue ; Irian ; King Al Akbar ; Lucky Nine ; Mighty High ; Sacred Kingdom ; Xtension