OUR MEMORIES
FAIRY KING PRAWN (P337)

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INTRODUCTION

 

FAIRY KING PRAWN 靚蝦王 foaled in Australia on 13 October,1995.

 

 

 

BACKGROUND

 

Country of Origin : AUS Owner : Mr & Mrs Lau Sak Hong
Colour / Sex : Bay / Gelding Last Rating : 131
Import Type : PPG Sire : Danehill
Total Stakes* : $37,695,967 Dam : Twiglet
No. of 1-2-3-Starts* : 12-10-0-26 Dam’s Sire : Twig Moss

 

 

 

RECORDS

 

 

 

27 Aug 1997 – 21 Mar 2000, trained by Ricky P F Yiu.

 

22 Mar 2000 – 14 Feb 2003, trained by Ivan W Allan.

 

Victories were ridden by R Fradd, W C Marwing and S King.

Major Achievements

 

  • The first locally trained winner of a major race overseas, the Japan Group One Yasuda Kinen in 2000.
  • The only Hong Kong horse to achieve champion status in the International Classifications.
  • The joint-highest rated older sprinter on turf in 2001 with an international rating of 119.
  • The highest International Classification rating of 122 for a Hong Kong-trained horse in the 2000 and 2001 International Classifications.
  • Crowned Horse of the Year twice (1999/2000 and 2000/2001).
  • Voted Most Popular Horse of the Year 3 times in the HKJC Champion Awards in 1999/2000, 2000/2001 and 2001/2002.
  • Champion Sprinter in the 1998/1999 Hong Kong Jockey Club Champion Awards.
  • Champion Sprinter and Champion Miler in the 1999/2000 Hong Kong Jockey Club Champion Awards.
  • Champion Sprinter and Champion Miler in the 2000/2001 Hong Kong Jockey Club Champion Awards.
  • Winner of the inaugural Hong Kong Sprint in 1999.
  • Holder of two course records:

  • Happy Valley: 1200M 1.09.3 11/10/2000 (Joint-Course Record)
  • Sha Tin: 1400M 1.21.3 01/10/2001 (The National Day Cup, his last race)
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    Record/Stakes

     

  • Date of import/Import category : 27 Aug 1997/PPG
  • Date of first race/Position : 28 Mar 1998/Winner
  • Date of retirement : 14 Feb 2003
  • Race Record : 26 starts (including 3 starts overseas), 12 wins, 10 seconds and 0 third (including 1 win and 1 second overseas.)
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    HIGHLIGHTS

     

     

    Total Earnings

     

    HK$37,695,967 (approx. US$4,840,000)

    Including HK$26,797,587 (HK stakes), HK$800,000 (Consolation prize for winning two out of three legs of The Champion Sprint Series in 2000/2001 season) and approx. HK$10,098,380 (Overseas stakes).

     

     

    Winning Distances

  • 3 – 1000M Sha Tin
  • 4 – 1200M Sha Tin
  • 1 – 1200M Happy Valley
  • 2 – 1400M Sha Tin
  • 1 – 1600M Sha Tin
  • 1 – 1600M Tokyo, Japan
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    Important Victories

  • 1999-02-27 The TVB Cup (Class One – 1200M)
  • 1999-05-08 The Chairman’s Prize (HK G1 – 1200M)
  • 1999-12-12 The Hong Kong Sprint (L – 1000M)
  • 2000-06-04 Yasuda Kinen (JP G1 – 1600M)
  • 2000-10-11 The Happy Valley Trophy (HK G3 – 1200M)
  • 2001-01-14 The Stewards’ Cup (HK G1 – 1600M)
  • 2001-01-26 The Bauhinia Sprint Trophy (HK G1 – 1000M)
  • 2001-04-22 The Chairman’s Sprint Prize (HK G1 – 1200M)
  • 2001-10-01 The National Day Cup (Premier Class – 1400M)
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    Total Earnings includes local and overseas: HK$62,496,396.

     

     

     

     

    SUMMARY

     

     

    Fairy King Prawn, the first Hong Kong-trained horse ever to taste Group One success overseas.

     

     

     

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