Race 7 (709)

THE SAUTERNES CUP (HANDICAP)   Rating:80-60   1200m   Happy Valley   Good To Firm

Section 1

Placing Horse
Horse Name Jockey Gear Comment
1 1 POWER KOEPP (E301) M Chadwick E Broke well before taking one back on rail behind pace, carried back slightly to 2L 4th early in back straight, switched out to challenge on straightening and ran on to hit the front 150 metres out.
2 10 VICTORY SCHOLARS (E091) C Y Ho V Soon took up running obtaining 2-wide position into back straight, led until headed 150 metres out. (Lame)
3 3 LUCKY EIGHT (G204) K Teetan -- Never far off in 3rd , came under strong pressure entering home straight, fought on steadily to be nearest at finish.
4 8 OUR LUCKY GLORY (G292) H Bentley SR2/TT Close up early, gradually drifted over 3L back in 7th early in back straight, saved ground turning for home, fought on steadily without quickening.
5 9 SMOKEY BEAR (E126) B Avdulla B/XB/TT Ridden to led briefly early, settled just off the pace in 2nd on rail shortly after turning into back straight, renewed effort turning for home but faded under pressure inside final 200 metres.
6 6 HEROIC MASTER (G394) H Bowman H-/P-/TT Settled in rear of midfield, commenced move rounding home bend and widest into straight, fought on steadily under pressure near stands side to be nearest at finish.
7 7 PARTY WARRIOR (E368) Z Purton H Settled just over 2L back in 5th 2-wide, slightly further back in 6th rounding home bend, kept on same pace down the centre of the track.
8 11 ENDEARED (H161) A Badel XB1 Crowded and taken back to rear at 10th on rail, gained slightly to 9th onto home bend, saved ground turning in, fought on steadily without threatening.
9 2 FAMILY FOLKS (D505) A Hamelin B Travelled wide without cover in midfield, gained closer to 6th early in back straight, commenced move rounding home bend, ran home one-paced under pressure.
10 5 CHATEAU (H214) M Dee -- Crowded at start from a wide draw settling well behind, remained similar to straight, kept on steadily.
11 12 NAMJONG SINGS (C480) M F Poon B Towards rear, made no impression in straight.
12 4 YOU'REMYEVERYTHING (E413) Y L Chung CP1/TT Jumped awkwardly from the widest draw settling at the back, trailed the field throughout.
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