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Blazing Speed Wins Hong Kong Gr1 Champions & Chater Cup
At Sha Tin racecourse in Hong Kong, European Horse Of The Year & 6-time Gr1-winning shuttler Dylan Thomas (Danehill-Lagrion, by Diesis) celebrated a Gr1 success when 5YO UK-bred gelding Blazing Speed (Dylan Thomas-Leukippids, by Sadler's Wells) scored by 2.5-lengths for trainer Tony Cruz in the HK$8 million Gr1 Champions & Chater Cup (2400m) for 4YO+, over 4YO gelding Dibayani (Shamardal-Dibiya, by Caerleon) & 8YO gelding California Memory (Highest Honor-Kalpita, by Spinning World). Blazing Speed took his record to 7 wins (including the Gr1 Stewards' Cup) and 5 placings (including the Gr3 Sa Sa Ladies' Purse & Gr3 National Day Cup) from 23 starts £1,128,989 earnings.