Race 3 (003)

THE HKSAR CHIEF EXECUTIVE'S CUP (HANDICAP)   Rating:90+   1200m   Sha Tin   Good To Firm

Section 1

Placing Horse
Horse Name Jockey Gear Comment
1 5 GOLDEN HARVEST (N236) J Moreira TT Began nicely, then eased to midfield about 3.5Ls behind the leader 2 wide with cover, dashed strongly to take the trophies by a neck.
2 8 SMART VOLATILITY (P049) Y T Cheng B- Camped handy, settled 2Ls behind the leader, ran on nicely for 2nd despite traveling 3 wide without cover throughout.
3 7 PENIAPHOBIA (S143) M Chadwick CP/TT Sent forward to take the fence and led by 3/4L, kept on strongly until 100M weakened.
4 6 LORD SINCLAIR (N447) H W Lai -- Eased back, travelled 5Ls behind the leader on the fence, dashed well when clear 300M.
5 2 CHARLES THE GREAT (N171) C Reith SR/TT Raced midfield, settled 2.5Ls behind the leader on the fence, made some ground without any threats.
6 11 BEST ELEVEN (N016) K C Leung CP-/B1/TT Camped handy, travelled 2Ls behind the leader 2 wide with cover, kept on one after straightening.
7 9 TOUR DE FORCE (N297) K Teetan B Settled worse than midfield, 5Ls behind the leader 2 wide with cover, unable to show any dash in straight.
8 1 HELENE SPIRIT (M310) A Suborics TT Taken back to rear, travelled 6Ls behind the leader 2 wide with cover, never ran on. (Questioned for riding, see incidents report)
9 4 BULLISH FRIEND (N333) Z Purton H1/TT Rolled forward to obtain the box seat, failed to respond when asked 350M.
10 3 DIVINE TEN (P391) D Whyte H Ridden forward to settle outside the leader, found nothing when placed under pressure soon after straightening. (displaying an irregular heart rhythm)
11 10 EL ZONDA (CK132) M L Yeung TT At rear, travelled 3-4 wide without cover throughout, never ran on.
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