Race 9 (806)

ALBERT HANDICAP   Rating:95-75   1000m   Happy Valley   Good

Section 1

Placing Horse
Horse Name Jockey Gear Comment
1 8 CLASSIC UNICORN (C343) M Chadwick P/TT Began smartly, sent forward to take the lead, led by 2 lengths on turn, kept on well in straight to hold off the challengers.
2 9 ROCK YA HEART (E380) R Maia TT Bumped start, raced behind midfield on the inside, 4 lengths back, saved ground on turn, angled out early in straight, finished off strongly to take 2nd, just beaten by a narrow margin.
3 2 HANDSOME BO BO (B119) L Currie TT Began well from gate 1, raced in midfield on the inside, a bit closer on turn, finished off well to take a place, nearest on line.
4 12 SPECIAL M (E271) J Moreira B-/PC1/TT Bumped shortly after start, raced 2 wide in midfield, there to turn, closed off well to make frame, nearest finish.
5 7 MCLUCKY (E256) C L Chau SR Jumped well, raced 3 wide with no cover, a length or so back, 2 lengths back turning in, kept on well in straight without threatening.
6 5 EXPLOSIVE WITNESS (B001) B Shinn SR/XB Bumped shortly after start, raced at rear on the inside, saved ground on turn, kept to inside after straightening and made good progress, no clear run final 50M.
7 6 SCORES OF FUN (D335) A Hamelin P-/TT Taken back from gate 10, raced 2 wide at rear, 6 lengths back on turn, made good progress in straight without threatening. (Blood in trachea.)
8 4 WE THE SOUTH (D149) L Hewitson H/XB Average to begin, positioned 2 wide, a length or so back, 2 lengths back on turn, kept on well early in straight, weakened final 100M.
9 11 METRO WARRIOR (D387) C Y Ho B Jumped well from the widest draw, raced prominently on the outside, dropped to midfield on turn, one-paced in the run home.
10 10 RUN RUN COOL (E322) H Bentley PC Moderately away, raced in midfield on the outside, 4 lengths back turning in, one-paced in straight.
11 1 STOLTZ (G147) Z Purton CP Bumped start, raced 3 wide with cover behind midfield, similar position on turn, made no impression in straight. (See Racing Incidents.) (Lame right front leg.)
12 3 LUCKY MORE (D035) A Badel CP/XB Moderately away from gate 11, raced behind midfield on the outside, very wide turning in, showed no response early in straight, weakened thereafter. (Roarer.)
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