The Hong Kong Jockey Club has announced 162 nominations including 61 G1 winners from 10 different countries for its December showpiece.
Hong Kong superstar Beauty Generation will be trained by David Hayes next season, his connections announced on Thursday.
John Moore has confirmed plans to forge a training alliance with his brother Gary in Sydney as soon as his stint ends in Hong Kong in July and he could take Beauty Generation with him
Hong Kong’s Horse of the Year title will be on the line when Beauty Generation seeks the record third straight victory in the Champions Mile.
Beauty Generation, the all-time leading money earner in Hong Kong, took his prize-money record beyond the HK$100 million mark at Sha Tin on Sunday.
There will be no international farewell tour for Hong Kong star Beauty Generation, who is set to retire after running in the G1 Yasuda Kinen in Japan.
Superstar miler Beauty Generation bounced back to form with his eighth G1 success at Sha Tin.