Race 5 (560)

SEVERN HANDICAP   Rating:60-40   1400m   Sha Tin   Good To Firm

Section 2

Placing Horse
Horse Name Jockey Gear Comment
1 11 CARE FREE PRINCE (V069) K H Chan B Jumped well, sent forward to take the lead, travelled well to turn, kept on strongly in straight and scored.
2 1 GUY DRAGON (B377) K Teetan XB/TT Shifted in at start, raced at rear on rail, 4 to 5 lengths back, saved ground on turn, angled out near 500M, finished off very strongly to take 2nd.
3 5 FORTUNATE RUNNER (A292) C Y Ho CP/TT Commenced well from a wide draw, raced 3 wide with cover in midfield, similar position on turn, made very good progress in straight to take a place.
4 3 SPEEDY DRAGON (B185) M F Poon -- Moderately away, raced 2 wide, 1 to 2 lengths back, there to turn, showed good response early in straight, peaked near 150M, kept on evenly to the line.
5 4 GOLDEN FOUR (B225) U Rispoli B Shifted out at start and bumped, positioned on rail in midfield, 3 lengths or so back, saved ground on turn, made some progress in straight.
6 2 PLAY WISE (A411) Z Purton V Bumped start, raced 2 wide in midfield, same position on turn, no clear running early in straight, made some headway when clear thereafter.
7 14 SUNNY MAJOR (B298) M Chadwick B/TT Began well from gate 11, raced 3 wide with cover better than midfield, wider turning in, finished off evenly.
8 13 WAYFOONG CHARMER (B437) K C Leung -- Average to begin, unable to slot in early, sent forward after passing 1100M to race outside the leader, 3 wide turning, peaked early in straight, weakened gradually thereafter.
9 7 GOOD COMPANION (A052) H T Mo B2/TT Began smartly from gate 1, raced prominently, got cover after passing 1100M, sat 1 to 2 lengths behind the leader on turn, kept on evenly to 100M, weakened gradually thereafter.
10 12 FUN TIMES (B079) R Bayliss B1 Shifted out on jumping and made contact, raced at tail, 7 lengths back on turn, made minor progress in straight. (See Racing Incidents.)
11 10 LET'S COME BACK (B367) J Moreira B/TT Made contact on jumping, raced 2 wide behind midfield, 4 to 5 lengths back, steadied off heels near 750M, angled out after passing 500M, failed to make any progress in straight. (Lame left front leg next day morning.)
12 9 DRAGON DANCE (V409) H N Wong B/TT Bumped start, raced 3 wide better than midfield early, sent forward after passing 1100M to sit outside the leader, 2nd on turn, peaked early in straight, weakened gradually thereafter.
13 8 WHISKY KNIGHT (B313) N Callan B/TT Taken back from the widest draw, raced 2 wide at rear, hard ridden from 550M, very wide into straight, weakened early in straight.
14 6 FORTUNE BUDDY (B444) M L Yeung B/TT Crowded on jumping, raced at rear on rail, saved ground on turn, showed no response in straight, eased final furlong.
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