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Royal Ascot winner Free Eagle heads Hong Kong Cup betting

The Dermot Weld-trained Prince Of Wales’ Stakes winner Free Eagle heads Coral’s betting for next month’s Hong Kong Cup at 4-1, ahead of last year’s winner, the local star Designs On Rome, at 6-1, in the opening show on the Sha Tin showpiece.

Other international races include the Hong Kong Mile, for which Able Friend is the 5-4 favourite, and the Hong Kong Vase, headed by the Arc runner-up Flintshire at 2-1.

**Hong Kong Cup

4 Free Eagle, 6 Designs On Rome, 7 Military Attack, Nuovo Record, 8 Blazing Speed, Staphanos, 10 Beauty Only, Criterion, 12 Satono Aladdin, 16 A Shin Hikari, Gailo Chop, 25 Free Port Lux, 33 Dan Excel, 50 Lucia Valentina,

**Hong Kong Mile

5-4 Able Friend, 9-2 Maurice, 8 Esoterique, 10 Danon Platina, 12 Beauty Flame, Mondialiste, Fiero, 14 Contentment, 16 Toormore, 33 Giant Treasure, Packing Pins, 50 Rewarding Hero, Red Dubawi, 100 Secret Sham

**Hong Kong Vase

2 Flintshire, 7 Erupt, 8 Cannock Chase, Highland Reel, 9 Ming Dynasty, 10 Dariyan, 14 Dominant, 16 Cirrus Des Aigles, Ito, Trip To Paris, Helene Happy Star, 20 Lovelyn, Preferment

**Hong Kong Sprint

2 Gold-Fun, 5 Peniaphobia, 6 Straight Girl, 10 Green Mask, Mongolian Saturday, 12 Sole Power, Not Listenin’Tome, 14 Mikki Isle, Rich Tapestry, Sakura Gospel, 16 Lucky Nine, 25 Strathmore, 33 Charles The Great, 40 Dundonnell

**Hennessy Gold Cup

10-3 Saphir Du Rheu, 11-2 Bobs Worth, 6 Smad Place, 8 If In Doubt, The Young Master, 10 Valseur Lido, 14 Fingal Bay, Houblon Des Obeaux, Ned Stark, 25 First Lieutenant, Theatre Guide, The Druids Nephew, 33 Ballycasey, Benbens, Cloudy Too, The Giant Bolster, Urano, 50 Al Co, Fox Appeal, Splash Of Ginge,

**Long Distance Hurdle

9-4 Cole Harden, Whisper, 7-2 Thistlecrack, 7 Aqalim, 8 Menorah, Wonderful Charm, 20 Dell’ Arca, Deputy Dan, 25 O’Faolains Boy, 40 Royal Boy,

**Fighting Fifth Hurdle

7-4 Wicklow Brave, 11-4 Irving, 6 Beltor, Identity Thief, 7 Hargam, 10 Top Notch, 16 Purple Bay, Sign Of A Victory, 25 Commissioned, Intense Tango