Race 4 (086)

QUARRY BAY HANDICAP   Rating:060-040   1200m   Happy Valley   Good

Section 2

Placing Horse
Horse Name Jockey Gear Comment
1 11 MANFUL STAR (V010) U Rispoli B- Bumped, unbalanced start but recovered quickly and taken to fence 3L from leader. Ran on strongly in straight to hit front 50m and then held off late challenge.
2 8 LOVE CHUNGHWA (T207) N Rawiller TT Beaten for early pace, settling between horses behind midfield to turn. Taken to centre track on straightening and finished strongly.
3 7 CHEERFULJET (A188) Z Purton H Shot to the front soon after start but kept one-out till kicking clear 500m and crossing to fence. Kept on strongly in straight but run down close home.
4 4 PLANET STAR (A049) S Clipperton -- Steadied shortly after start and taken in for cover, settling one-out at rear. Took inside run in straight and finished off nicely while weaving between horses.
5 1 OUR HERO (V278) J Moreira B/TT Comfortably placed one-out in midfield to turn. Put under pressure top of straight and boxed on fairly.
6 2 PHANTOM FALCON (A128) K C Leung -- Fast out, racing wide without cover outside leading pack until settling behind leader 700m. Lost ground at turn-in and one-paced in straight.
7 5 ROYAL CHOCOLATE (A356) B Prebble TT1 Steadied shortly after start, dropping to last pair. Clear last entering straight before picking up momentum, blocked for run from 100m to 50m, finished off well.
8 12 SKY TREASURE (V401) H T Mo P-/H Ridden along from widest draw, racing 3-wide mostly towards the rear. Covered extra ground turn and kept wide in straight. One-paced.
9 6 BUDDY BUNDY (T157) M F Poon PC/TT Fast out, grabbing rail a half-length inside leader until 500m when crossed. Under pressure soon after straightening and faded. (Lame right front leg)
10 9 MAGICAL CHAMPION (A106) T Berry H Began awkwardly and bumped, dropping to rear along rail. Took inside run in straight but held behind horses from 150m to 50m and not properly tested.
11 3 BEAR CHUM (V203) K Teetan B Pressed forward, settling one-out 2L from leader. Lost position turning for home and faded gradually in straight. (Bled from both nostrils)
12 10 RIVERSIDE BIRD (A198) H N Wong B/H/TT Began awkwardly, then pushed forward to midfield along rail. Lost ground around home turn and one-paced in straight.
B : Blinkers BO : Blinker with one cowl only E : Ear Plugs H : Hood
P : Pacifier PC : Pacifier with cowls PS : Pacifier with 1 cowl SR : Shadow Roll
CP : Sheepskin Cheek Pieces TT : Tongue Tie V : Visor SB : Sheepskin Browband
CO : Sheepskin Cheek Piece 1 side "1" : First time "2" : Replaced "-" : Removed
CC : Cornell Collar XB : Crossed Nose Band