OUR MEMORIES
FLYING DANCER (BB081)

FLYING DANCER  (BB081)


 

Leaping Choreographer

 

1985-1990, FLYING DANCER‘s career in Hong Kong ran for 5 racing seasons

 

 

Country of Origin : NZ Owner : Lim Por Yen
Colour / Sex : Bay / Gelding Last Rating : 106
Import Type : PP Sire : Ballybrit
Total Stakes* : $2,314,070 Dam : Pur Sang
No. of 1-2-3-Starts* : 5-7-2-26 Dam’s Sire :

 

Surging Performer

 

1982, foaled in New Zealand.

 

Sired by BALLYBRIT, a descendant of the British champion POLYMELUS.

 

Out of the mare PUR SANG who was from the British HYPERION line.

 

1987-05-10, transferred from trainer Lawrie Fownes to Brian Kan after owned by Hong Kong businessman Lim Por-yen.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

 

Horse Form Records – FLYING DANCER
Race Pla. Date Track Dist. G Race Rtg. Trainer Jockey Act. Time
74 4 1985-10-26 HV-B 1235 G 1&2 86 A Ward P Leyshan 122 1.15.80
353 1 1986-03-22 HV-A 1650 Y 2 91 A Ward P Leyshan 127 1.42.20
477 1 1986-05-31 HV-A 1650 G 1&2 101 A Ward P Leyshan 126 1.40.90
437 1 1987-05-10 ST-A 1800 G OPEN P C Kan B Leisher 126 1.49.10
461 1 1987-05-20 HV-A 1650 S 1&2 123 P C Kan B Leisher 138 1.42.40
225 1 1988-01-24 ST-A 1800 GF 1 P C Kan B Leisher 126 1.48.60
395 2 1990-04-21 ST-A(N) 1600 H 1&2 106 P C Kan B Thomson 121 1.39.60

 

 

SUMMARY

 

1986-05-31, won The Pearce Memorial Challenge Cup (divided Handicap).

 

1987-05-10, won The Chater Cup.

 

1987, crowned Hong Kong Horse of the Year.

 

1988-01-24 won the inaugural running of the Hong Kong Invitation Cup at Sha Tin Racecourse.

 

 

REFERENCE

 

Attended Trainers: P C Kan, L Fownes, A Ward

 

Winning Trainers: P C Kan (3), A Ward (2),

 

Riding Jockeys: B Thomson, T Ives, K H Ting, W Woods, B Leisher, P H Chan, A S Cruz, G Allendorf, R Vance, P Leyshan

 

Winning Jockeys: B Leisher (3), P Leyshan (2)

 

Preferable Distance: 1650 – 1800, best in 1650 meters

 

Preferable Going: good, firm to yielding; best in good track

 

 

 

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