Sacred Kingdom wins Sprint Cup

World champion sprinter Sacred Kingdom has added the Centenary Sprint Cup to his record at Sha Tin.

sacred kingdom_2 The 1000m Hong Kong Group One had eluded the dual International Sprint winner until Sunday when Brett Prebble steered him to victory over Ultra Fantasy who put up a determined fight.
Sacred Kingdom prevailed over the final stages to win by three-quarters of a length.
Former Sydney jockey Zac Purton and Fellowship upset Good Ba Ba’s bid to win a record three consecutive Stewards’ Cups (1600m).
The Paul O’Sullivan-trained Fellowship finished third to Good Ba Ba when he took out his third International Sprint in December but those positions were reversed on Sunday.
Good Ba Ba made up a lot of ground from back in the field but came up short with Fellowship holding off Thumbs Up in a tight finish.