Jwala dies, jockey Steve Drowne injured after Hong Kong fall

Jwala winning the Nunthorpe Stakes in August

Leading British-trained sprinter Jwala suffered fatal injuries in a fall in the Hong Kong Sprint which left jockey Steve Drowne injured.

The filly, trained near Newmarket by Robert Cowell, fell to the ground after being squeezed for room by two rivals.

Drowne, who won the Group One Nunthorpe Stakes at York on Jwala in August, suffered a punctured lung and broken collarbone.

Irish challenger Sole Power finished second to Japanese winner Lord Kanaloa.

Trainer Cowell said he was "devastated" after the death of four-year-old Jwala, who won five races including the Nunthorpe at odds of 40-1.

"Jwala was a special racehorse. I am especially proud to have been part of her life," he said.

In the Hong Kong Mile, European hopefuls Moonlight Cloud and Sky Lantern finished out of the frame as Glorious Days triumphed.

Moonlight Cloud, the winner of six Group One events for French trainer Freddy Head, was sixth and is now set to be retired.

The 1,000 Guineas winner Sky Lantern failed to give retiring trainer Richard Hannon a victorious farewell. She finished last of the 14 runners, but will stay in training as a four-year-old next year with Richard Hannon junior.

Local runner Dominant, formerly trained in Newmarket by Roger Varian for Highclere Racing, won the Hong Kong Vase.

British challengers The Fugue and Red Cadeaux (last year's winner) finished second and fourth respectively.

Akeed Mofeed, formerly trained by John Oxx in Ireland, won the Hong Kong Cup, for Richard Gibson.