Breeding: Danehill x Twiglet
Breeder: Catherine Redmond
Race: Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1999, 2001), Hong Kong Sprint (1999), Yasuda Kinen (2000), Happy Valley Trophy (2000), Hong Kong Stewards’ Cup (2001), Bauhinia Sprint Trophy (2001)
Cost:$180,000 at the Inglis Easter Sale
Fairy King Prawn was sold and exported to Hong Kong as a yearling he became one of the most successful and popular horses in his adopted territory. Equally adept as a sprinter or as a miler he won twelve of his twenty-six starts including the Chairman’s Sprint Prize (twice) the Hong Kong Sprint, Hong Kong Stewards’ Cup and Bauhinia Sprint Trophy. In 2000 he became the first Hong Kong horse to win a Grade One race abroad when he won the Yasuda Kinen in Japan. He won numerous awards including the title of Hong Kong Horse of the Year on two occasions. He was retired from racing in 2002.