Race 7 (413)

THE CITIBANK HONG KONG GOLD CUP   Rating:-   2000m   Sha Tin   Good

Section 1

Placing Horse
Horse Name Jockey Gear Comment
1 8 MILITARY ATTACK (N175) Z Purton H/SR Made use of rails draw to grab box seat to stright Has to go around only one horse before surging to the front 200m for easy victory.
2 2 PURE CHAMPION (M178) G Mosse TT No pushed early holding a position 4-back, 1-off to straight. Got split between horses 400m and ran on well.
3 3 XTENSION (M097) D Whyte XB Bumped at start but recovered to sit 1-back, 1-off without cover. Kept on steadily in straight without threatening first two.
4 7 FAY FAY (L284) U Rispoli -- Jumped nicely and sat 3-back the rails to turn. Came off fence and kept on well behind horses to the finish line.
5 9 IRIAN (L187) T Queally H Got off nicely but not pushed and dropped to last pair but 1-off. Remained at rear before switching out 600m. Kept on steadily.
6 4 DAN EXCEL (N195) N Callan SR/XB/TT Jumped awkwardly but picked up quickly to sit 3-back, 1-off back stretch.Kept on steadily in straight without looking dangerous.
7 5 ZAIDAN (M234) O Doleuze -- No early speed and soon last or near last. Taken widest entering straight but only one-paced final 400m.
8 11 BEAUTY TOUCH (N001) K C Leung H/TT Jumped OK but not pushed, sitting along fence behind midfield. Shuffled back turning for home, one-paced in straight.
9 10 SAME WORLD (N098) T Clark H/SR Taken quickly to the front and set steady sections. Caught by winner 350m out and weakened gradually.
10 1 CALIFORNIA MEMORY (L135) M Chadwick -- Held at rear along fence, then boxed in when tried to come off 600m. Raced in restricted room after, but unable take chances. Irregular heart rhythm.
11 6 LIBERATOR (L240) W C Marwing B/TT Taken forward from wide draw to sit 4th before first turn, moving to 2nd along back stretch. Gave ground from 400m.
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