Race 5 (549)

HARLECH HANDICAP   Rating:110-85   2000m   Sha Tin   Good

Section 1

Placing Horse
Horse Name Jockey Gear Comment
1 8 HELENE LEADINGSTAR (C165) K Teetan XB/TT Taken back from gate 7, raced at rear, 6 lengths or so back, commenced move after passing 800M, 4 wide turning in, finished off strongly to score.
2 10 BUTTERFIELD (C462) J Moreira XB/TT Commenced well, positioned 1-2 lengths behind the leader on rail, saved ground on turn, not enough room early in straight, crowded and bumped 350M, took the lead 250M, kept on well but unable to hold off the winner final 50M.
3 7 HELENE CHARISMA (A129) K C Leung B/TT Began only fairly, positioned on rail in midfield, 2 lengths or so back turning in, checked off heels near 450M, no clear running until 300M, closed off well to take a place, no threat to the first two.
4 4 HO HO KHAN (B318) C Y Ho -- Taken back to race at tail, 7 to 8 lengths back, moved closer on turn, very wide into straight, finished off well to frame without threatening.
5 9 SAVVY NINE (D056) C Schofield TT Average to begin, raced 2 wide in midfield, commenced move after passing 650M, 3 wide turning in, showed some response early in straight, peaked on run 200M, ran on evenly thereafter.
6 6 CHEFANO (C297) G van Niekerk CP Began well, positioned 2 wide, a length or so back, similar position on turn, finished off evenly.
7 3 FAST MOST FURIOUS (A165) M F Poon H Taken back from gate 6, positioned on rail behind midfield, wider turning in, 2 to 3 lengths back at 400M, showed some response early in straight, peaked 200M, ran on evenly thereafter.
8 2 EAGLE WAY (A093) B Shinn B/TT Clean jump, raced 2 wide behind midfield, 5 lengths back, commenced move after passing 550M, 2-1/2L turning in, peaked early in straight, weakened gradually final furlong.
9 5 TIME TO CELEBRATE (A367) N Callan B Jumped well, sent forward to take the lad, travelled well to turn, bumped and unbalanced near 350M, weakened thereafter.
10 1 DARK DREAM (C075) Z Purton B/TT Began well from gate 10, raced 3 wide better than midfield, moved closer after entering the back straight, 2 wide from 900M, peaked turning in, weakened and eased early in straight. (See Racing Incidents.)
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