Race 5 (459)

SHEK KIP MEI HANDICAP   Rating:60-40   1200m   Happy Valley   Good

Section 3

Placing Horse
Horse Name Jockey Gear Comment
1 10 SNOWALOT (E397) L Hewitson B Slightly slow out and bumped, raced towards rear on the inside, angled out 400M, made contact 250M, finished off very strongly to score.
2 1 RIGHTEOUS ARION (H059) C Y Ho H/TT Moderately away, raced 2 wide slightly behind midfield, angled out 500M, very wide into straight, finished off strongly to take 2nd. (See Racing Incidents.)
3 2 TELECOM SPEED (G259) S De Sousa -- Average to begin, raced prominently on the inside, travelled well to turn, hit the front 200M, kept on well but unable to hold off the first two late.
4 5 FURTHER FORWARD (H157) K C Leung TT Moderately away, sent forward to take the lead but trapped 3 wide, 2 wide from 600M, led by 1/4L turning in, peaked and headed 200M, ran on evenly to the line.
5 9 WOOD ON FIRE (C460) K Teetan V-/H2/TT Began smartly from gate 1, raced better than midfield on the inside, saved ground on turn, unable to obtain clear running until final 100M, made some progress thereafter.
6 3 TRAVEL GOLF (H063) C Wong SR-/TT Taken back from the widest draw, raced at rear on the inside, saved ground on turn, no clear run until final 50M, made some progress thereafter. (See Racing Incidents.)
7 4 FLAMING PASSION (E084) M Chadwick TT Jumped with them, sent forward to race prominently, 2 wide, allowed rival to cross 600M, 1 to 2 lengths back on turn, peaked early in straight, kept on evenly to the line.
8 8 NOBLE ACE (G418) L Currie B-/H- Began only fairly, raced slightly behind midfield on the inside, saved ground on turn, no clear run in straight.
9 6 JOY COMING (H149) Z Purton TT1 Bumped start, raced 2 wide towards rear, angled out 400M, made no impression in straight. (See Racing Incidents.)
10 12 ISLAND SHINE (D040) R Maia -- Jumped with them, raced 2 wide in midfield, wider turning in, made contact 250M, one-paced thereafter.
11 7 MELBOURNE HALL (D118) Y L Chung B/XB Taken back from a wide draw, raced at rear on the outside, 8 lengths or so back on turn, made no impression in straight.
12 11 HAPPILY FRIENDS (C533) A Hamelin V Bumped shortly after start, raced 2 wide better than midfield, there to turn, peaked early in straight, weakened final 100M.
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