Race 2 (112)

TAILORBIRD HANDICAP   Rating:60-40   1600m   Sha Tin   Good To Firm

Section 1

Placing Horse
Horse Name Jockey Gear Comment
1 11 ACCELERANDO (G270) A Badel TT1 Not hurried after the start, taken across to race in midfield along the inside, took a while to get going in the straight, did best work final 200M, got up close home.
2 1 OSCAR GLORY (E109) Y L Chung V Chased leaders in a fast run race, moved up to challenge 300M, briefly led 100M out, caught by winner close home.
3 12 PAKISTAN FRIEND (B370) M Chadwick TT Reserved behind midfield, gave good response when driven out nearing 300M, just missed out on 2nd spot.
4 7 SHANGHAI DRAGON (B114) C L Chau B Soon driven to lead, led at fast pace, caught near 100M, run ended and faded to 4th final stages.
5 2 ODE TO JOY (E228) A Hamelin H-/SR-/XB-/B2/TT Began awkwardly, recovered to race in midfield, responded mildly early straight, flattened over final 150M.
6 9 TURQUOISE ALPHA (E197) S De Sousa CP/H/XB Waited with near the rear, 6Ls to make up top of straight, stayed on mildly passing 300M, did best work late.
7 4 ARTHUR'S KINGDOM (E194) L Currie H/XB/TT2 Chased leaders on inside, driven out 400M but not going the pace to challenge, faded final stages.
8 5 ROYAL PRIDE (E351) K H Chan V/TT Restrained to race near last, responded fairly passing 400M, not reach leaders.
9 13 FOREVER GLORIOUS (G229) C Y Ho TT Settled down 3-wide in mid-division, ran on without posing much threat to leaders in the straight.
10 6 EZRA (C056) L Hewitson B Held up behind midfield, swung wide 600M, stayed on only fairly from 400M, never troubled leaders.
11 14 RING BELLS (G036) R Maia B/XB From draw 14 dropped back to last 8-9Ls off the pace, held up for clear running after 200M and again over final stages. Inconclusive run.
12 3 TOYCOON (D203) C Wong B Moved up to chase leader, battled on same pace turning for home, swamped by rivals over final 200M.
13 10 KASI FARASI (B385) Z Purton -- Settled ahead of midfield, caught wide no cover throughout from draw 13, kept on same pace early straight, never able to challenge leaders.
14 8 LIFELINE VISION (E318) K C Leung CP Taken back to a rearward spot, raced keenly 1100M, switched widest 550M, made no progress on straightening.
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