Race 1 (418)

HUNG TO HANDICAP   Rating:40-0   1200m   Happy Valley   Good

Section 1

Placing Horse
Horse Name Jockey Gear Comment
1 8 GENERAL ACE (G425) K De Melo CP Shifted out at start and bumped, raced towards rear on the outside, 6 lengths back turning in, no daylight early in straight, cleared 200M, finished off very strongly to score.
2 12 VIVA A LA (G282) M F Poon B/H/TT Bumped shortly after start, raced 3 wide with cover, 4 lengths or so back, similar position on turn, showed very good response in straight, hit the front 50M, kept on well but unable to hold off the winner close home.
3 4 TACTICAL COMMAND (H197) L Ferraris CP-/B1 Jumped awkwardly, raced towards rear on the inside, saved ground on turn, kept to inside after straightening and made good progress to take a place, no threat to the first two.
4 3 SUPER ELITE (H247) M L Yeung CP/H Jumped with them, raced in 2nd, 2 wide, a length or so back on turn, kept on well early in straight, took the lead 100M, peaked and headed 50M, weakened gradually close home.
5 2 WIND SPEEDER (E281) Z Purton B Commenced well, raced 2 wide behind midfield, there to turn, made good progress in straight without threatening.
6 9 GREAT DAYS (H119) K Teetan H/PC/XB Jumped well from gate 1, sent forward to take the lead, led by a length in the middle stages, kept on well early in straight, peaked and headed 100M, weakened gradually final 50M.
7 1 MORE RICE (H271) L Hewitson B Moderately away, raced 2 wide slightly better than midfield, there to turn, made minor progress early in straight, not enough room near 175M, ran on evenly to the line.
8 6 PRESTIGE MOOCHI (H314) B Thompson TT Began only fairly, raced at tail, 7 lengths or so back, still well back on turn, made some progress early in straight, blocked near 200M, cleared 100M, finished off evenly.
9 7 GOODMANSHIP (E208) K C Leung B/TT Jumped well, raced in 3rd, 2 lengths behind the leader, saved ground throughout, kept on same pace in straight. (See Racing Incidents.)
10 10 HAPPILY FRIENDS (C533) E C W Wong V Began awkwardly and bumped, raced 3 wide, 2 to 3 lengths back, there to turn, showed some response early in straight, weakened final 100M.
11 5 AUGUST MOON (D409) Y L Chung BO/TT Began well from the widest draw, trapped very wide in midfield, no cover for the majority of the race, one-paced in the run home. (See Racing Incidents.)
12 11 CALL ME TEDDY (G233) M Chadwick B-/SR-/TT Slowly away, positioned 4 lengths behind the leader on the inside, saved ground on turn, peaked early in straight, blocked approaching 100M, eased thereafter.
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