Irish/World Racing Round-Up - 21/01/2019

Irish/World Racing Round-Up - 21/01/2019

John Moore's Beauty Generation confirmed himself as the best miler in the world with an easy victory in the Grade One Stewards Cup at Sha Tin on Sunday morning BST.

Winner of four races at the track this season - including his success in the Longines Hong Kong Mile before Christmas , he made it look easy making all under Zac Purton - who rode a double on the card.

The Silvestre de Sousa-ridden Pakistan Star came home fourth of the six runners in the Mile feature.

Beauty Generation's rating of 127 makes him the joint highest-rated horse in Hong Kong's history – along with trainer Moore's Able Friend from the past.

Trips to Dubai and Royal Ascot have been suggested by connections as they are keen to take his campaign around the world.

Able Friend made the trip to Ascot in the summer of 2015, but could only beat home two rivals in the Queen Anne stakes won by French raider Solow.

There was also a masterclass from Joao Moreira in the saddle yesterday, as he won the Centenary Sprint Cup aboard the Aussie-bred Beat The Clock.

Elsewhere on Sunday, Roy H followed up his Breeders Cup success with a victory in the Grade Two Palos Verdes Stales at Santa Anita, winning by four lengths under Paco Lopez.

Pantsonfire also landed the Grade Three Astra Stakes for Richard Baltas and Flavien Prat in sensational fashion.

On Saturday, it was a quiet day around the globe.

Meydan had a seven-race card with all bar two races on the dirt. British riders Connor Beasley and Pat Dobbs both rode doubles, whilst Dane O'Neill bagged one winning ride.

In Ireland, Galvin extended his unbeaten record for Gordon Elliott to four races after landing a novice hurdle at Navan on Saturday, before Tout Est Permis staked his claims for the Cheltenham Gold Cup in the Grade Two Horse & Jockey Hotel Chase at Thurles on Sunday, beating Sub Lieutenant by a short-head.

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