Australian representative Linton failed to shine and the European challenge fell flat as locals dominated the Hong Kong International meeting at Sha Tin.
Hong Kong-trained horses won three of Sunday's four Group One races - the Vase (Dominant), the Mile (Glorious Days) and the Cup (Akeed Mofeed) with Japan's Lord Kanaloa winning the Sprint.
Australian rider Kerrin McEvoy emerged victorious in the Longines International Jockeys' Championship in Hong Kong.
The dozen riders competing in the four Championship races at Happy Valley had ridden in excess of 24,000 winners between them, with Richard Hughes, Ryan Moore and Christophe Soumillon also taking part.
However, hopes of salvaging the racing union appear slim after confirmation the 12-time Melbourne Cup winning trainer has approached Hawkesbury Race Club.
Reports of a rift between the pair emerged on Wednesday with James Cummings later issuing a statement, insisting his differences with his grandfather could be resolved.
Sheikh Joaan Bin Hamed Al Thani's desire to preside over the "best racing operation in the world" led to his Al Shaqab Racing launching a UK operation on Friday.
Leading British turf figure Harry Herbert, the racing manager of the successful Highclere syndicate, has been appointed as a full-time racing adviser to the Qatari royal's new outfit.
Damien Oliver is banking on the Melbourne Cup being the right form line in the Hong Kong Vase as he attempts to add to previous International day successes at Sha Tin.
Among Oliver's rides is the Marco Botti-trained Dandino in Sunday's Group One Hong Kong Vase.
Brad Rawiller will appeal a suspension after being one of two jockeys banned for careless riding in the Group Two Zipping Classic.
Rawiller copped a 10-meeting ban while Kerrin McEvoy pleaded guilty to his careless riding charge and was outed for 12 meetings.