Race 2 (048)

SAI YING PUN HANDICAP   Rating:60-40   1800m   Happy Valley   Good

Section 1

Placing Horse
Horse Name Jockey Gear Comment
1 2 LUCKY DIAMOND (D446) L Currie B/TT Strode forward from the outside gate to work to the lead. Increased the tempo from the 500m & straightened with a 2L advantage before continuing on all the way to win by half length from fast finishing second.
2 8 TAILOR MADE (C522) M Chadwick TT Raced in midfield along the rail throughout. Stayed close to the inside on straightening, moved to second at the 200m before closing strongly late to fall only a half-length short.
3 4 KOWLOON GREAT (E476) H Bentley CP/TT Got back to third last after the start. Was relegated to second last passing the 700m, shifted wider on corner, had no clear run on straightening before working home well between runs in final 200m to steal third in last 25m.
4 6 VINCY (B213) C L Chau -- Raced just worse than midfield, along the rail early before moving off the rail approaching the 800m. Eased wider & into clear running on straightening before making up a length when closing off to well beaten 4th.
5 7 SUPER BUDDY (E205) C Y Ho B Raced on the leaders back for the majority. Dropped 2L from the lead passing the 500m when leader increased tempo. Weakened a few lengths in last furlong & was no threat in midfield.
6 10 MURRAY'S PARTNERS (B426) C Wong -- Bumped at start & then shifted back to race second last. Was relegated to last near 700m, stayed along the inside on cornering before shifting outwards at 100m & closing off steadily in late stages but never threatening.
7 9 WONDER YEARS (G001) L Hewitson B/XB/TT Had no speed & was a clear last soon after start. Moved wider & hard ridden to improve from 700m. Bumped & forced wider passing 600m, forced very wide on cornering before finishing off one paced down the outside to midfield.
8 3 BORN THE SAME DAY (E458) Z Purton H/P Had a nice run 1,1 for the majority. Eased three wide passing the 600m mark before emptying out pretty early in the straight & weakening poorly in final stages.
9 5 SUPER HONG KONG (D241) A Badel B/TT Raced in midfield away from the rail throughout. Was hard ridden from 700m to improve, was the second widest on cornering but did little in the straight & weakened to second last.
10 1 SURREALISM (C285) L Ferraris B Pushed forward after the start & raced third before moving to second near the 1000m mark. Came under hard riding approaching the corner when the leader kicked clear before weakening very badly in straight to long last.
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