Race 8 (670)

CUMBERLAND HANDICAP   Rating:80-60   1200m   Sha Tin   Wet Slow

Section 1

Placing Horse
Horse Name Jockey Gear Comment
1 2 TORONADO PHANTOM (E300) Z Purton P1/TT Reserved in mid-division, gave good response when driven out 350M, quickened to challenge for the lead 150M, got up close home.
2 11 RESOLUTE (D243) H T Mo B Obtained a trailing position behind leader, challenged for the lead 400M, led 250M out, joined by eventual winner late stages, fought hard just failed.
3 10 CALL ME TEDDY (G233) C Y Ho TT1 Moved up to track leader, caught wide no cover during the race, battled on well towards the line, nearest finish.
4 6 EVERYONE'S VICTORY (E177) H Bentley H/TT Towards the rear 3-wide, closed off moderately over final 350M to be nearest at the line. Just missed 3rd.
5 1 SUNNY BOY (A379) K H Chan B/TT Settled down in midfield 2-wide, held up for clear running rounding home turn and early straight, closed off well from 250M, awkwardly placed late.
6 12 SPONTANEOUS (D106) M Chadwick B From wide draw shifted across behind runners early stages, last entering home turn, swung widest home, stayed on without threat final 300M, always held by leaders.
7 7 BEAUTY CHAMP (G137) K Teetan XB/TT Lost ground at the start, settled towards the rear on inside, moved up to 3rd early straight, fought on at same pace to line, out of contention 150M.
8 8 TRADER (E287) L Currie CP/TT Chased leaders, driven out 400M but couldn't muster the speed to challenge, faded over final 200M.
9 9 JAZZ ANGEL (G049) B Shinn -- Took up midfield position along the 3-path, wide into straight, finished off only one-paced. Never able to challenge. (Jockey : circumstances of the race didn't suit.)
10 3 FLYING BONUS (B433) C Wong P Driven to lead from wide draw, led evenly, joined by rivals from 400M, fought on to 300M then weakened rapidly to finish 2nd last.
11 5 HARMONY SPIRIT (D263) L Hewitson XB-/CP/TT Unable to slot in from wide draw, caught wide no cover chasing leaders, found little when asked top of straight, soon gave ground to finish at the rear of the field. (Lame next day.)
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