Race 5 (536)

TO KWA WAN HANDICAP   Rating:60-40   1650m   Happy Valley   Good

Section 1

Placing Horse
Horse Name Jockey Gear Comment
1 5 SNOWALOT (E397) Z Purton B Taken back from a wide draw, raced towards rear, moved a bit closer after passing 550M, 5 lengths back turning in, finished off strongly to score.
2 3 CAPITAL LEGEND (G333) H Bowman TT Moderately away, raced 2 wide behind midfield, wider turning in, finished off well to take 2nd.
3 7 TURIN WARRIOR (G150) K Teetan B/XB Taken back from the widest draw, raced at tail, commenced move 500M, made very good progress in straight to take a place, nearest finish.
4 6 HARRY'S HERO (H332) M F Poon H/XB Jumped awkwardly, raced towards rear on the outside, commence move 400M, very wide into straight, finished off well to make frame, nearest on line.
5 4 DRAGON STAR (H128) E C W Wong V/XB Away well, sent forward to race prominently, took the lead near 1100M, headed 800M, 2nd on turn, retook the lead 300M, kept on well early in straight, peaked and headed 100M, weakened gradually final 50M. (See Racing Incidents.)
6 11 PACKING WISHER (H448) C L Chau B1/TT Shifted out at start and bumped, positioned 2 wide, 1 to 2 lengths back, there to turn, showed some response early in straight, peaked 100M, ran on evenly to the line.
7 2 COMET SPLENDIDO (G071) B Thompson TT Bumped on jumping, raced 2 wide slightly better than midfield, 3 wide from 400M, made little progress early in straight, peaked on run 100M, weakened thereafter.
8 12 YEABOI (G372) L Hewitson B/TT Average to begin, raced in midfield on the inside, 2 wide approaching 400M, showed limited response early in straight, weakened gradually inside final furlong.
9 8 KILINDINI (E236) L Ferraris XB/TT Jumped awkwardly and bumped, took the early lead, headed near 1100M, retook the lead 800M, led narrowly on turn, peaked and headed 300M, weakened final 150M. (Lame right front leg next day morning.)
10 9 CALIFORNIA ICON (H404) B Avdulla B-/V1/TT Commence well from gate 1, positioned 1-1/2L behind the leader on rail, 2 to 3 lengths back in the middle stages, saved ground on turn, peaked early in straight, weakened and eased final 150M.
11 10 HAPPY FEELING (H443) A Hamelin CP/TT Bumped start, raced behind midfield on the inside, unable to maintain position 600M, dropped to last on turn, weakened early in straight.
12 1 AMAZING TEENS (E449) A Badel H/TT Jumped with them, unable to slot in, trapped wide in midfield, no cover throughout, weakened 400M, eased early in straight. (See Racing Incidents.)
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