Race 7 (564)

PLANTATION HANDICAP   Rating:60-40   1200m   Sha Tin   Good

Section 1

Placing Horse
Horse Name Jockey Gear Comment
1 3 HAPPY GOLF (H056) H Bowman -- Jumped awkwardly settling some 3L back in 7th on the rail, commenced move off the rail at 750 metres, obtained clear run 4-wide into straight and quickened well to take charge over 150 metres out.
2 9 MULTIDARLING (H148) C L Chau CP Niggled along in first few after beginning well, travelled keenly one off the pace onto home bend becoming 2 back 750 metres out, baulked after straightening until over 150 metres out, responded well to grab 2nd close to home
3 1 CALL ME DANDY (G469) M Chadwick CP/XB Began well to hold slender lead 2 off the rail, ceded advantage for one back position on rail rounding home bend, came to join race leader after straightening but swamped over 150 metres out.
4 7 TIMESTORM (G109) L Ferraris XB/B1/TT Pressed forward from the wide draw to lead 2-wide inside the 900 metres, obtained rails run 650 metres out and held 1L advantage into straight, unable to sustain effort and swamped inside final 200 metres.(Tactic questioned)
5 6 GOOD BOY (H209) A Badel B/H1 Jumped awkwardly losing ground settling in last few, saved ground on rail turning for home, fought on under pressure without threatening.
6 11 MIRACULOUS HONOUR (G114) K C Leung H/SB Began well from a wide draw but soon taken back towards rear in 12th, came under pressure upon straightening, ran on down the centre of the track to be nearest at finish.
7 5 ALWAYS FLUKE (H252) C Y Ho -- Travelled wide in rear of midfield from a wide draw, remained similar into home straight, kept on steadily without quickening.
8 4 RACING FIGHTER (B285) S De Sousa B/TT Began from a wide draw and crowded, niggled along at the back, did not find much room in straight until the 100 metres, made good late impression closing stages. (Riding in straight questioned)
9 10 KEEN UNITY (G298) R Maia B/TT Taken back to last from the widest draw, remained well behind on rail to straight, made good late impression under pressure.
10 8 URBAN TRIUMPH (H200) L Hewitson B1/TT1 Amongst leaders from a middle draw travelling keenly, faded under pressure inside final 300 metres.
11 2 FAST BUCK (H126) Z Purton B- Well there from a wide draw travelling 3-wide without cover, gave ground steadily from inside 300 metres.
12 12 MULAN (H145) H Bentley -- Settled just worse than midfield, found nothing in home straight.
13 13 SUPER JOY (G251) M F Poon P/TT1 Not far off early stages racing keenly, steadied and lost position 900 metres out, 3-wide towards rear rounding home bend, made no impression in straight.
14 14 EAGLE RUN (G415) V Borges SR/TT Niggled along better than midfield, travelled keenly 3-wide in forward of midfield, wide into straight and soon weakened.
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