Race 2 (648)

WYNDHAM HANDICAP   Rating:60-40   1200m   Happy Valley   Good

Section 3

Placing Horse
Horse Name Jockey Gear Comment
1 12 NEW POWER (H325) K Teetan H Chased leaders in 3rd, remained in touch 400M, quickened well to challenge for the lead nearing 100M, gained upper hand close home.
2 8 LEAN MASTER (H134) E C W Wong B/TT Began well from draw 1, soon led setting fast pace under 7lb claimer, kicked 2L clear early straight, joined by rival nearing 100M, grudgingly gave way close home.
3 1 CHATEAUNEUF (J219) Z Purton TT From wide draw given a waiting ride, settled towards the rear 9Ls off the fast pace, closed off final 400M fastest coming from a long way back to get 3rd, nearest finish.
4 11 COLONEL (D090) M F Poon V Tracked leader in a fast run race, held 2nd spot until 250M, ran home one paced final stages.
5 6 MR VALIANT (G288) B Avdulla -- Settled midfield in a fast run race, stayed on final 300M without threatening.
6 10 LUCKY QUALITY (D050) Y L Chung V/TT Held up midfield in a fast run race, 7Ls to make up top of straight, worked home fairly without threatening.
7 9 SUPER GLORY (J025) A Atzeni B Caught wide early then shifted in and chased leaders along the 2-path in a fast run race, driven along 500M but couldn't launch a challenge.
8 3 EVER SMART (J179) H Bentley -- Jumped awkwardly, settled in midfield further back than intended 7Ls away , travelled only fairly during the race and failed to close off.
9 4 FOXHUNTER KING (J044) H T Mo -- Awkwardly away and lost ground, lacked early pace, in detached last over 10Ls behind leader, plenty to do top of straight, ran past beaten horses only.
10 7 FLYING PHANTOM (J086) A Badel H Jumped awkwardly, towards the rear over 10Ls off the fast pace, had big task in hand 400M but only made limited progress.
11 5 WIN SPEED (J205) B Thompson B1 Jumped only fairly, chased leaders in a fast run race, came under serious pressure home turn, soon beaten.
12 2 ACE ONE (G196) H Bowman B/TT From wide draw dropped back towards the rear, 10Ls to make up 400M, held up 200-150M but failed to finish off over the concluding stages. (Jockey questioned riding tactics.)
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