Race 5 (765)

GRAHAM HANDICAP   Rating:60-40   1650m   Happy Valley   Good

Section 1

Placing Horse
Horse Name Jockey Gear Comment
1 2 BULLETPROOF (D219) K C Leung B-/V1 Began fairly from the widest draw, raced at rear on the outside, 4 to 5 lengths back, hard ridden after passing 500M, very wide into straight, finished off very strongly to score by a neck.
2 5 BLISSFUL STAR (E168) Z Purton V/TT Away well, raced 3 wide, a length or so back, moved a bit closer after entering the back straight, 2 wide from 700M, 1/2L back on turn, took the lead 200M, kept on well but unable to hold off the winner late.
3 4 EVER LAUGH (A278) M F Poon B/TT Bumped start, raced 2 wide in midfield, travelled keenly for some distance after 1100M, dropped towards rear of midfield 700M, angled out 400M, made very good progress in straight to take a place, nearest finish.
4 10 NOBLE STEED (A326) M Chadwick B Began well from gate 1, raced slightly behind midfield on the inside, moved a bit closer along the rail on turn, closed off well to make frame, not quite able to challenge.
5 11 SUPER HORNET (G043) L Hewitson B/TT Jumped with them, sent forward to take the lead, led by 1/2L on turn, peaked and headed 200M, weakened final 50M.
6 12 AMAZING NEWS (E123) H Bentley P/XB Taken back from a tricky gate, raced towards rear on the inside, saved ground on turn, made minor progress in straight.
7 9 TELECOM CHEETAH (D405) A Badel B/TT Began awkwardly and made contact, raced at tail early, 7 lengths back, sent forward after 1050M, positioned 3 wide, a length or so back in the middle stages, showed limited response early in straight, ran on evenly to the line.
8 3 RED BRICK FIGHTER (C304) C L Chau B Made contact at start, raced 3 wide with cover behind midfield, very wide turning in, made minor progress early in straight, peaked 150M, one-paced thereafter.
9 8 BARON ZEE (G077) R Maia B/TT Jumped with them, raced better than midfield on the inside, saved ground on turn, showed limited response early in straight, weakened final 150M.
10 1 FEARLESS FIRE (B085) B Shinn XB Began well from a wide draw, unable to slot in, raced in midfield on the outside, similar position on turn, peaked early in straight, weakened thereafter.
11 6 TURQUOISE HOPE (G099) H T Mo B/TT Jumped well, raced in 2nd, 2 wide, dropped to midfield in the middle stages, weakened gradually in straight.
12 7 REGENCY MASTER (D225) K Teetan B/TT Began fairly, raced 2 wide behind midfield, dropped to rear 600M, last turning in, weakened early in straight.
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