Hong Kong superstar Golden Sixty cruised through his final track work as he heads to Sha Tin on Sunday looking for his 12th straight win in the Group 1 Stewards Cup on Saturday over 1600m.

Golden Sixty comes into the race having won the Group 1 Longines Hong Kong Golden Mile last month to make it an impressive 14 wins from 15 starts in his relatively short career.

Trainer Francis Lui will be hoping it can be a late birthday present if Golden Sixty can get over the line after he turned 62 on Saturday but typically was more concerned about the highest rated horse in Hong Kong (131) putting on a show on Sunday,

“He was a bit keen when he started back (after being freshened up) but after that he had a grass gallop (on 19 January) - he was fine and this morning he was good again,”

“I asked Vincent (Ho) to give him an easy gallop and he just wanted to go.

“Now he’s more and more relaxed in races.”

“He’s good, it’s quite exciting to have a horse like him. It’s the dream of a trainer, jockey, owner,” Lui said, adding the probability of racing meant Golden Sixty would eventually sustain a second career defeat.

Assuming all goes well in the Stewards Cup, Lui will look towards completing Hong Kong's Triple Crown which would mean running in the Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup in February and tackling the Champions & Charter Cup in May. 

For those looking to watch Golden Sixty’s attempt history the card at Sha Tin will start at 1pm eastern time with the Class 4 D B Pin Handicap and for those super fans there will be a retirement parade at 12.10pm for Beauty Generation around the parade ring.

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