Hong Kong Champions & Chater Cup

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Hong Kong Champions & Chater Cup is a Hong Kong Thoroughbred horse race held annually in late May or early June at Sha Tin Racecourse. A Group One race that offers a purse of HK$10,000,000, it is run on turf over a distance of 2400 meters and is open to horses three years of age and older. The third leg of the Hong Kong Triple Crown, it follows the Steward's Cup in January and the Hong Kong Gold Cup in February.

The Hong Kong Champions & Chater Cup was first run in 1870 as "The Champion Stakes" but would become known as "The Chater Cup" in honor of renowned Hong Kong businessman and racehorse owner, Sir Paul Chater. Since 1955, the race has been known by its current name.

Recent winners of the Hong Kong Champions & Chater Cup[edit]

Year
Winner
Jockey
Trainer
Owner
Time
2017 Werther Hugh Bowman John Moore Johnson Chen 2:29.26
2016 Blazing Speed Neil Callan Tony Cruz Fentons Racing Syndicate 2:26.18
2015 Helene Super Star Douglas Whyte Tony Cruz Wilson Woo, Dawson Woo & Jackson Woo 2:27.52
2014 Blazing Speed Neil Callan Tony Cruz Fentons Racing Syndicate 2:28.11
2013 California Memory Matthew Chadwick Tony Cruz Howard Liang Yum Shing 2:26.46
2012 Liberator Weichong Marwing David Ferraris 06/07 David Ferraris Trainer Syndicate 2:30.84
2011 Mighty High Darren Beadman John Moore Albert Hung Chao Hong 2:28.34
2010 Mr Medici Gerald Mosse Peter Ho Shi Lap Tak 2:38.49
2009 Viva Pataca Weichong Marwing John Moore Stanley Ho 2:27.34
2008 Packing Winner Douglas Whyte L Ho Lee Wan Keung 2:24.6
2007 Viva Pataca Michael Kinane John Moore Stanley Ho 2:24.6
2006 Viva Pataca Michael Kinane John Moore Stanley Ho 2:29.7
2005 Vengeance of Rain Anthony Delpech David E. Ferraris Raymond Gianco Chow Hon Man 2:29.9
2004 Super Kid Shane Dye John Size Wong Yuk Kwan 2:28.1
2003 Precision Brett Prebble David Oughton Wu Sai Wing 2:30.4
2002 Cheers Hong Kong Douglas Whyte Ivan Allan Tuesday Club Syndicate 2:35.0
2001 Oriental Express Felix Coetzee Ivan Allan Larry Yung 2:28.1
2000 Housemaster Robbie Fradd Ivan Allan Larry Yung 2:35.0
1999 Oriental Express Eric Saint-Martin Ivan Allan Larry Yung 2:28.3
1998 Indigenous Basil Marcus Ivan Allan Pang Yuen Hing 2:31.4
1997 Indigenous Alan Munro L. S. Li Pang Yuen Hing 2:28.2

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