Race 8 (230)


Section 1

Placing Horse
Horse Name Jockey Gear Comment
1 5 TOMODACHI KOKOROE (H303) C Y Ho H/TT Led nearing 900M, set steady pace to straight, kicked on well when asked, gamely fought off the persistent 2nd over final stages.
2 11 KAHOLO ANGEL (H216) Z Purton TT Settled down in 4th, always close up to pace, came with a well-timed challenge passing 300M, tried hard but held by winner final stages.
3 10 TORONADO PHANTOM (E300) R King TT Jumped well from draw 1, soon restrained to race in mid-division, ran on steadily to take 3rd close home.
4 9 GAMEPLAYER ELITE (H356) J McDonald SR Close up behind leaders early before dropping back to settle in midfield, swung wide for home then kept on moderately for 4th.
5 4 SOLID IMPACT (E447) B Murzabayev B Dropped back on jumping from wide draw, raced at the rear 8Ls off the pace, closed off final 400M fastest to claim 5th but no serious threat to leaders.
6 8 SUGAR SUGAR (G016) M Barzalona B/TT Caught wide from draw 12 early stages, strolled forward to track leader on outside, fought on to 200M then faded away.
7 1 LIGHTNING BOLT (G130) K Teetan TT Settled down behind midfield, kept on one paced under top weight final 300M. Well held by leaders.
8 12 SOLAR PARTNER (E364) R Moore TT Jumped fairly, reserved in a rearward spot, ran on fairly turning into straight, ran out of room late but was never going to be threatening.
9 6 GOLDEN EMPIRE (E490) T Marquand B Restrained to race towards the rear, driven 400M but kept on only fairly in the straight. Made no impression on his first start at Happy Valley.
10 2 LUCKY ARCHANGEL (E385) L Hewitson B/XB Driven forward to track leaders in 3rd, unable to keep up passing 250M, faded towards the finish.
11 3 SINBA (H091) H Doyle CP-/B2/TT Crowded after the start, ended up racing at the back, gave limited response from 400M, checked and not ridden out close home. (Jockey : hung in throughout the event)
12 7 BEAUTY GLORY (E459) Y Kawada CP/H/TT Shifted out on jumping, raced wide no cover in midfield, found no extra passing 400M, weakened to last place mid-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