Race 1 (187)

TAI LAM CHUNG HANDICAP   Rating:40-0   1200m   Happy Valley   Good

Section 1

Placing Horse
Horse Name Jockey Gear Comment
1 1 ERNEST FEELING (E209) A Hamelin B/TT Average to begin, positioned 3 lengths behind the leader on the inside, same margin back on turn, finished off very strongly to score.
2 7 HAPPY TANGO (D075) L Hewitson B Began well, sent forward to race in 2nd, a length back, same position on turn, hit the front 200M, peaked and headed 100M, stayed on evenly to take 2nd.
3 6 FIRE BALL (D087) B Avdulla CP1 Made contact at start, raced behind midfield on the inside, saved ground on turn, finished off well to take a place.
4 9 FIGHTING STAR (E255) K Teetan B Taken back from gate 12, raced at rear, 6 lengths or so back on turn, very wide into straight, finished off strongly to make frame without threatening the first few.
5 3 CHARMING STEED (E494) K H Chan H/P/TT Commenced well, positioned 2 lengths behind the leader on rail, easy run to turn, kept on well early in straight, no extra final 100M.
6 4 NORDIC COMBINED (G015) A Badel B/TT Taken back from gate 9, raced at rear on the inside, 7 lengths or so back on turn, made some headway in straight.
7 2 ISLAND SURPRISE (E429) M Chadwick B/TT Moderately away from a wide draw, raced in midfield on the outside, similar position on turn, one-paced in straight.
8 8 BRILLIANT PIONEER (G255) A Atzeni -- Jumped well, raced 2 wide in midfield, hampered and dropped towards rear 550M, 5 lengths back turning in, one-paced in the run home. (See Racing Incidents.)
9 10 EASY TWO (G423) K C Leung B/H/TT Made contact at start, raced towards rear on the outside, moved a bit closer after passing 600M, 5 lengths back turning in, made no progress in straight.
10 5 MODEST GENTLEMAN (G352) M L Yeung TT Moderately away from a wide draw, raced better than midfield on the outside, 2 lengths back, same margin back on turn, showed limited response early in straight, weakened final 100M.
11 11 DAY DAY RICH (D231) C L Chau B/TT Began well from gate 1, sent forward to take the lead, led by a length turning in, peaked and headed 200M, weakened thereafter. (See Racing Incidents.)
12 12 MISTER ARM (D491) H T Mo -- Away well, raced 2 wide slightly behind midfield, hampered and dropped to rear 550M, last turning in, failed to make any progress in straight.
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