Race 9 (211)

THE CHEVALIER CUP (HANDICAP)   Rating:110-90   1400m   Sha Tin   Good To Firm

Section 1

Placing Horse
Horse Name Jockey Gear Comment
1 13 HIGH POINT (CH215) T H So CP Prominently placed just behind the leader, quickened well when asked for efforts 350 M out, hit the front at 150 M, kept on soundly, just withheld the furious challengers.
2 10 SOARING DRAGON (CH183) W M Lai B/TT Out in line, settled 3-wide in the mid-division, responded well when asked for effort s 400 M out, ran on soundly down the centre of the home straight, narrowly beaten by the winner.
3 11 SPARKLING POWER (L257) W C Marwing XB Broke well, urged along to hold a 3-wide spot just off the pace, finished off well under maximum pressure final 350 M, kept on soundly for 3rd.
4 14 ENHANCED (L300) F Coetzee B1 Slow to begin, gradually made up ground along the rail, 4Ls off the pace turning for home, finished off soundly under pressure final 350 M, just missed a place.
5 4 TUSCAN SPIRIT (CK055) J Lloyd -- Jumped well, settled one-off 2Ls behind the pace, quickened well when clear 250 M out, made up gradual ground, just missed a place.
6 9 LONDON CHINA TOWN (L236) D Whyte -- Broke well, prominently placed in a fence position in midfield, blocked in the home straight, not fully tested.
7 12 BERIO (CJ202) K C Leung V Broke well, pushed up to share the lead on 2-deep, responded satisfactorily when asked for efforts early in the home straight, could not find extra final 150 M, passed.
8 8 CALIFORNIA MEMORY (L135) M Chadwick -- Out in line, soon taken towards the rear in search of cover, failed to obtain clear run in the home straight, kept on satisfactorily, not fully tested.
9 5 FLEET COMMAND (CK077) T Angland B Taken back from the widest alley, travelled 6Ls off the speed at the rear, made up gradual ground down centre of the home straight, but never threatened the principals.
10 1 AASHIQ (CK175) C Y Ho -- Jumped only fairly, soon ran up to share the lead on rails, only gave limited response when asked 300M out, passed at 200 M, soon flattened.
11 3 PERFECT STYLE (CJ329) O Doleuze P- Taken back from gate 11 and travelled rearward throughout the trip, never competitive.
12 6 EL MORRO (CK344) G Mosse H Broke well but soon restrained to a 3-wide position near the rear, proved difficult to settled in the middle stages, failed to quicken when asked 400 M out, soon dropped out.
13 7 BLAZE KING (CK104) G Cheyne B-/TT Jumped well, easily ran up to track the leader, caught 3-wide with no cover, got tired early in the home straight, finished tailed out.
B : Blinkers BO : Blinker with one cowl only CC : Cornell Collar CP : Sheepskin Cheek Pieces
CO : Sheepskin Cheek Piece One Side E : Ear Plugs H : Hood P : Pacifier
PC : Pacifier with cowls PS : Pacifier with one cowl SB : Sheepskin Browband SR : Shadow Roll
TT : Tongue Tie V : Visor VO : Visor with one cowl XB : Crossed Nose Band
"1" : First time "2" : Replaced "-" : Removed