Race 10 (130)

BULGARI EXCELLENT HANDICAP   Rating:100-80   1800m   Sha Tin   Good

Section 1

Placing Horse
Horse Name Jockey Gear Comment
1 7 ANTICIPATION (T198) N Callan B/TT Eased forward early to be handily placed 4th/5th, 1 off the fence with cover. Ran on from the turn, and showed good turn off foot from the 200m. Easy to the line late, and in under hands and heels.
2 9 EASTERN EXPRESS (T192) J Moreira TT Eased forward from the inside draw to sit 4th/5th, on the rail. Stayed closer to the rail rounding the turn, and nosed in front at the 200m. Couldn't match it with the winner, and eased late when guaranteed 2nd.
3 14 ISHVARA (S015) H N Wong B/TT Eased forward early, settling midfield, 1 off the fence. Ran solidly in the early part on the straight. Picked up over the last 200m, and finished strongly.
4 10 SUPREME PROFIT (P230) H W Lai B/TT Eased forward early to sit worse than midfield, 1 off the fence. Ran strongly down the outside in the straight and making up ground. Just missed a place in a tight finish.
5 13 UP AND COMING (S266) C Y Ho B/TT Crowded and lost ground on jumping, and forced back to the rear of the field, on the fence. Progressed well in the straight, and threatened a place, before peaking just before the line.
6 6 STAR MAJESTIC (S093) D Whyte B Came across from the wide draw to sit midfield, 3 wide with limited cover. Ran well in the straight to figure in a tight finish for the placing's.
7 5 LUCKY GIRL (T355) S De Sousa -- Pushed forward early for the wide draw to lead by 2L at the 1000m. Led early in the straight, but was used up early and faded out from the 250m.
8 2 PACKING LLAREGYB (S109) N Rawiller XB Eased forward early to sit around midfield, on the fence. 1 paced in the straight, struggled to make an impression and eased last 75m.
9 1 HARBOUR MASTER (S145) K K Chiong SR Pushed forward early from the wide draw to ensure a position up the front, on the rail. Drifted back to 2nd at the 800m, 2L off the leader. Had nothing left in the straight, and went to the line 1 paced late.
10 8 DYNAMISM (T188) C Schofield H/SR Dropped back early to sit at the rear of the field, 3 wide with cover. Only went to the line fairly under hands and heels in the straight.
11 11 MCQUEEN (V013) H T Mo XB Began awkwardly and didn't kick. Struggled to find early position, before dropping back towards rear of the field. Unsettled and stuck wide no cover 1200m. Last on the turn. Plugged on fairly to get a couple of slow ones late.
12 4 TOP ACT (P435) K Teetan B/H/TT Didn't kick early, eventually settling just behind midfield, 3 wide with cover. Only fairly to the line late.
13 12 TRAVEL DATUK (V235) S Clipperton CP-/B1 Taken forward early looking to challenge, before easing off slightly to sit 3rd. Found nothing in the straight, and gave ground rapidly from the 300m.
14 3 RENAISSANCE ART (T197) Z Purton H/P Dropped back to sit last, 2L off the next horse by the 1000m. Made no inroads in the straight, gave ground from the 250m and eased out from the 150m. Jockey questioned.
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