Race 9 (379)

THE STEWARDS' CUP   Rating:-   1600m   Sha Tin   Good

Section 1

Placing Horse
Horse Name Jockey Gear Comment
1 7 HELENE PARAGON (V167) T Berry H/XB Jumped with field but eased back, settling midfield in one-off position. Under tight hold turning for home, barged through gap 340m and stormed home to win close to line.
2 9 JOYFUL TRINITY (V110) G Mosse TT1 Broke well but eased back, settling towards the rear. Was 3-deep passing 900m, taken wide entering straight but inconvenienced 400m when improving. Ran on strongly to just miss.
3 1 ABLE FRIEND (P303) J Moreira CP/TT1 Got off OK but snagged back, shifted across behind horses dropping to rear along fence. Began forward move turning for home but checked 400m, then held for clear run from 300m to 100m. Finished off nicely.
4 8 CONTENTMENT (S391) B Prebble P Jumped well, shared pace before easing 1L back in one-off position. Took closer order around turn, hit front 200m, battled on gamely till swamped final 50m.
5 4 BEAUTY ONLY (S411) Z Purton H/TT No early pace, dropping to rear but kept away from fence. Inconvenienced soon after straightening, taken to centre track and finished off nicely.
6 5 WERTHER (V083) S Clipperton B Began awkwardly but recovered and pressed forward along fence to take box seat 2L from leader. Closed in top of straight to look a chance but only one-paced final 200m.
7 10 GIANT TREASURE (T148) N Callan B-/XB-/H Bumped start, rolled forward, settling ahead of midfield 5L from leader but away from fence. Bumped soon after straightening, switched out for run but only one-paced.
8 2 DESIGNS ON ROME (P270) D Whyte B1 Outpaced and long last on settling. Trailed field to straight, still last passing 200m, ran past beaten horses final stages.
9 3 BLAZING SPEED (P192) M Chadwick TT Pressed forward from an outside draw, racing 3-wide without cover 1.5L from leader. Kept wide around turn, boxed on fairly to 200m before tiring.
10 11 SUN JEWELLERY (T301) K Teetan TT Ridden to hold forward position, settling 2L from leader in one-off position 1000m. Stayed in contention around turn but under pressure from 200m and faded.
11 6 SECRET WEAPON (S217) N Rawiller TT Began OK, taken to fence, settling behind midfield. Closed in around turn, took inside run in straight, but found little under hard riding.
12 12 BEAUTY FLAME (S117) K C Leung TT Pressed forward on jumping to lead on settling. Set steady pace to 200m when collared and faded.
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