Race 5 (262)

THE LONGINES HONG KONG SPRINT   Rating:-   1200m   Sha Tin   Good

Section 1

Placing Horse
Horse Name Jockey Gear Comment
1 5 DANON SMASH (D802) R Moore -- Jumped well from the widest draw, raced 2 wide in midfield, wider from 600M, hard ridden after turning in, showed very good response, hit the front 150M, kept on strongly to the line.
2 11 JOLLY BANNER (V077) M Barzalona B Commenced well, raced 2 wide behind midfield, there to turn, crowded early in straight, made very good progress thereafter to take 2nd.
3 9 RATTAN (A061) C Schofield B Bumped start, raced 2 wide towards rear, similar position on turn, closed off strongly to take a place.
4 7 WISHFUL THINKER (B180) K C Leung -- Taken back from gate 9, raced at tail, 7 lengths or so back, a bit closer on turn, no clear running early in straight, cleared 250M, finished off very strongly to make frame, nearest on line.
5 13 FAT TURTLE (C215) A Hamelin B Taken back from a wide draw, raced 2 wide at rear, wider turning in, made good progress in straight.
6 8 COMPUTER PATCH (D139) A Badel TT Made contact at start, raced better than midfield on the outside, similar position on turn, showed good response early in straight, peaked 150M, no extra thereafter.
7 2 HOT KING PRAWN (A299) J Moreira -- Began well, raced 2 wide better than midfield, travelled well to turn, showed good response early in straight, peaked on run 150M, ran on evenly to the line.
8 4 VOYAGE WARRIOR (C247) K Teetan -- Jumped with them, raced 3 wide with no cover, a length back, moved a bit closer on turn, took the lead 300M, peaked and headed 150M, weakened thereafter.
9 12 AMAZING STAR (B019) Z Purton -- Moderately away, positioned on rail in midfield, saved ground on turn, unable to obtain clear running early in straight, found daylight near 200M but failed to make any progress thereafter.
10 14 STRONGER (D142) P-C Boudot CP/XB/TT Began well, positioned a length behind the leader on the rail, saved ground on turn, showed some response early in straight, peaked 150M, weakened thereafter.
11 1 CLASSIQUE LEGEND (E280) C Y Ho -- Began fairly, raced towards rear on the inside, angled out after passing 500M, no clear running early in straight, failed to make any progress thereafter. (Lame right front leg.) (See Racing Incidents.)
12 10 BIG PARTY (B461) M Chadwick -- Began awkwardly and bumped, raced 2 wide, a length or so back, took the lead 450M, peaked and headed 300M, weakened final furlong.
13 6 TOWER OF LONDON (E801) W Buick -- Average to begin, raced behind midfield on the outside, no cover on turn, peaked early in straight, weakened thereafter.
14 3 BIG TIME BABY (A157) N Callan -- Made contact at start, sent forward to take the lead, peaked and headed 450M, weakened early in straight, eased final 200M. (Bled.) (Lame left front leg next day morning.)
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