Race 7 (423)

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

Section 1

Placing Horse
Horse Name Jockey Gear Comment
1 2 MILITARY ATTACK (N175) J Moreira H/SR Began well, settling behind leader going into first turn. Travelled comfortably back stretch and final turn, angled out for run 500m, accelerated to the front 200m and pulled clear for easy win.
2 5 DAN EXCEL (N195) N Callan SR/TT Pressed forward to lead from the jump, slowed pace first turn, picked up momentum 1000m, kicked ahead 400m, caught 200m, battled on gamely.
3 3 DOMINANT (N169) T Berry H Began well but restrained and ridden stone cold at the rear. Taken 3-wide passing the 500m to start long run while hanging in up the straight.
4 4 BLAZING SPEED (P192) M Demuro TT Jumped well, settling on hind quarters of leader at first turn. Moved alongside leader passing 1200m. joint leader into straight, kept on one-paced.
5 1 AKEED MOFEED (P125) D Whyte XB Jumped with field, bumped and unbalanced 1800m after which over-raced till passing 1400m. Put under pressure 900m to hold position but little response. One-paced in straight.
6 7 ASHKIYR (P151) K Teetan H Taken across behind runners shortly after the start, settling at rear. Put under pressure turning for home but found little. Never competitive.
7 6 SAME WORLD (N098) W C Marwing H/SR Slow into stride, checked at first turn and bumped another. Remained at rear throughout. Never competitive.
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