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California Memory

 

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Biography

California Memory began his racing career trained in France by C Laffon-Parias. He was originally named Portus Blendium (USA) and finished second in his first 2 starts as a 2 year old in San Sebastian Spain. In 8 starts in Europe he won one race as a 2 year old and 2 races as a 3 year old in 2009. Sold and exported to Hong Kong in 2010 he was renamed California Memory finishing unplaced in his only start of 2010. In 2011 he became one of Hong Kong’s most successful racehorses, winning important races including the Hong Kong Gold Cup the Sha Tin Trophy and the Hong Kong Cup. In 2012, California Memory won the Hong Kong Cup for a second time to become the first horse to achieve this feat.

 

 

Profile

Owner: Howard Liang Yum Shing

Trainer: Tony Cruz

Colour/Sex: Grey Gelding

Country of Origin: USA

Sire: Highest Honor

Dam: Kalpita

Dam’s Sire: Spinning World

Born: 2nd March 2006

Originally named Portus Blendium (USA) and trained by C Laffon-Parias in France

 

 

Career Record

Total Stakes (Hong Kong and Europe) $51,479,790

Placings of 1-2-3 –Total Starts 12-5-7-47

 

Pla.

Date

RC/Track/

Course

Dist.

Race

Class

Jockey

Raceday

Weight

01

26/05/2013

Sha
Tin Turf

2400

HKG1

M Chadwick

1005

01

09/12/2012

Sha Tin Turf

2000

G1

M Chadwick

1001

01

18/11/2012

Sha Tin Turf

2000

G2

M Chadwick

1014

01

11/12/2011

Sha Tin Turf

2000

G1

M Chadwick

997

01

30/10/2011

Sha Tin Turf

1600

HKG2

M Chadwick

997

01

27/02/2011

Sha Tin Turf

2000

HKG1

M Chadwick

981

01

01/01/2011

Sha Tin Turf

1600

1

M Chadwick

989

01

06/11/2010

Sha Tin Turf

1400

1

M Chadwick

980

01

24/10/2010

Sha Tin Turf

1400

2

M Chadwick

984

01

01

O1

05/05/2009

09/04/2009

31/08/2008

Chantilly FR

Nantes FR

Dax FR

1600

1600

1500

3yo
Cl.B

3yo
Cl.D

2yo
Cl.D

G Masure

G Masure

P Sogorb

NA

NA

NA

 

Gallery

California Memory