Race 8 (555)

THE CHAIRMAN'S TROPHY   Rating:-   1600m   Sha Tin   Good

Section 1

Placing Horse
Horse Name Jockey Gear Comment
1 5 BEAUTY ONLY (S411) N Callan H/TT Eased back, settled towards the rear of the field and well suited to the fast pace, wound up strongly passing 400M from outside, led near 100M for an upset win.
2 7 WESTERN EXPRESS (A090) N Rawiller -- Restrained to race in midfield 5L back along the rail, closed well seeing daylight 300M, crowded for room 200M, continued to make good headway to the line. Brave in defeat.
3 8 PINGWU SPARK (A262) K C Leung CP1 Went forward early then shifted across behind leaders 1300M, into clear 350M, made sustained progress to be not far away on line. Honest effort.
4 4 PAKISTAN STAR (V325) J Moreira H/PC/TT Shuffled back to the rear, reluctant to stretch out 1200M and lost ground, hard ridden to get back to it, 6Ls back in last at 400M, closed off strongly down outside to just miss 3rd. (To BT 1600M on turf)
5 2 BEAUTY GENERATION (V380) D Whyte B/TT Tracked leaders in a fast run race, difficult obtain run early straight, came through to challenge from 300M, outsprinted by rivals late under a 5lb penalty.
6 9 DINOZZO (V246) O Doleuze B Held up 2-wide in midfield just over 4Ls off the pace when they settled, tried hard and kept grinding to the line but couldn't reel in the leaders.
7 3 HELENE PARAGON (V167) S Clipperton CP1 Eased back on jumping, moved forward passing 1300M to be 4th chasing leaders, loomed a chance 300M, held slender lead to 200M, outsprinted towards the line. (Jockey dropped right rein 200M-150M.)
8 6 FIFTY FIFTY (A287) K Teetan -- Rolled forward to press leader on the outside in a strongly run race, couldn't quicken passing 300M, eased when beaten over final 150M. (Jockey : Not able to finish off due to strong tempo early stages.)
9 10 JOYFUL TRINITY (V110) G Mosse -- Shifted across behind runners early, settled 9th of 10 6Ls off the fast pace, never got going, no threat to leaders at any stage.
10 1 TIME WARP (A066) Z Purton TT Led as anticipated, set fast pace to straight, joined in at 350M, couldn't hold off rivals from 250M, weakened to last. (Jockey : disappointed in its failure to respond when challenged by rivals.)
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