Race 9 (711)

BRIAR HANDICAP   Rating:100-80   1800m   Happy Valley   Good To Firm

Section 1

Placing Horse
Horse Name Jockey Gear Comment
1 12 MEANINGFUL STAR (E230) M F Poon B Made contact at start, sent forward to race in 2nd, 2 wide, challenged the leader from 500M, took the lead 125M, ran on well to the line and scored.
2 3 BUTTERFIELD (C462) L Ferraris CP/TT Slowly away, raced at tail, 9 lengths or so back, commenced move 500M, very wide into straight, finished off very strongly to take 2nd, nearest on line.
3 10 NIMBLE NIMBUS (E249) A Badel V/TT Made contact at start, sent forward to take the lead, challenged by rival 500M, kept on well early in straight, peaked and headed 125M, ran on evenly to the line.
4 8 NEARLY FINE (E430) C Y Ho TT Bumped start, taken back to race towards rear on the outside, 8 lengths or so back, commenced move 400M, very wide into straight, made good progress in the run home to make frame, nearest finish.
5 4 SWORD POINT (G448) K Teetan -- Made contact at start, unable to slot in, trapped wide, 2 lengths or so back, no cover throughout, kept on evenly in straight. (Lame left hind leg.)
6 9 ALACRITY (H210) Z Purton TT Bumped start, raced 3 wide with cover, 2 lengths or so back, 2 wide from 1350M, there to turn, kept on at same pace until no extra final 50M. (See Racing Incidents.) (Abnormal respiratory noise.)
7 11 LA CITY BLANCHE (G371) M Chadwick H/TT Began only fairly, raced towards rear on the inside, saved ground throughout, made some progress in straight.
8 2 SAVVY NINE (D056) L Hewitson B/XB Moderately away from gate 1, raced in midfield on the inside, 4 lengths back, saved ground on turn, kept on same pace in straight. (Lame left hind leg next day morning.)
9 1 SAVAQUIN (D479) H Bowman P- Made contact at start, raced behind midfield on rail, 2 wide from 450M, raced tight and not enough room early in straight, one-paced thereafter.
10 5 TURIN REDSUN (G134) K C Leung SR/TT Average to begin, raced in midfield on the outside, there to turn, peaked early in straight, weakened inside final furlong.
11 7 HANDSOME TWELVE (E462) H Bentley -- Crowded start, raced 2 wide behind midfield, 6 lengths back, wider turning in, peaked and raced tight early in straight, weakened and eased final furlong.
12 6 PACKING AWARD (E264) M Dee -- Away well, raced prominently on the inside early, allowed rival to cross 1300M, positioned 2 lengths behind the leader in the middle stages, saved ground throughout, peaked early in straight, weakened final 200M.
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