Race 4 (124)

FRANCK MULLER EXCELLENT HANDICAP   Rating:60-40   1400m   Sha Tin   Good

Section 1

Placing Horse
Horse Name Jockey Gear Comment
1 7 VOLITATION (V223) N Rawiller -- Sharp break, shared early lead, restrained & headed 1200m, parked 2nd 1 off no cover, eased upside leader & shaken up 350m, quickened clear, in command.
2 5 SUPERIOR BOY (V102) O Doleuze TT Fast start wide, restrained to park midfield 3 wide no cover, niggled 630m, driven 500m, determined run to 2nd 100m, always held.
3 14 GLORY STAR (T336) H T Mo B/TT Broke well, rousted wide to lead 1200m, clear & to rail 1050m, 1.5L ahead & driven 420m, headed 320m, fought on but tapered.
4 1 HOME RUN (V101) B Prebble B/H Started well, taken back to race back of midfield 3 wide with cover, shifted wider home turn & driven, closed off solidly to just miss frame.
5 6 MR PICASSO (T330) J Moreira PC Good break, settled 4th 1 off with cover, shaken up in 3rd 430m, no extra & swamped 100m, tapered to wire.
6 11 GO BEAUTY GO (V316) S Clipperton H Broke ok, dropped in to race behind midfield 1 off with cover, driven wide turning in, stayed on well for minor late inroads.
7 2 ROYALE ELEGANCE (S098) C Schofield -- Broke ok, sat fore of midfield on rail, overraced 650m & shifted out, crowded for room turning in until driven 350m, kept on evenly.
8 12 BEST EFFORT (T220) C Y Ho CP/E/XB Slow start, soon rolled from tail to sit back of midfield on rail, driven into stretch, boxed on evenly.
9 10 NAMJONG INVINCIBLE (V154) K C Leung H1/TT1 Crowded start, raced midfield 1 off with cover, niggled 850m, under pump 500m & tight for room, driven 400m, plugged on one pace.
10 13 INVISIBLE (T418) D Whyte -- Fast start & shared early lead but soon settled 3rd 1 back on rail, 4th turning in & shaken up 400m, found little in one-paced run home.
11 9 UNBEATABLE GUTS (S231) Z Purton V Broke ok, trapped wide & restrained to race near tail 1 off, ridden wide into stretch, hard-driven 250m, plugged on tamely.
12 4 LUCKY SEVEN STARS (V263) S De Sousa -- Taken behind at break to race at tail, ridden 400m & kept on past beaten rivals.
13 3 SUPER CLAN (V185) K Teetan B Started well, restrained to race behind midfield 3 deep with cover, overraced, under pump 500m & wide on turn, tepid run home.
14 8 FUN MANAGER (V220) K K Chiong -- Bumped at start & lost ground, raced rail near tail, driven into stretch, found nil & struggled in fading run home.
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