Race 10 (118)

GRAND SEIKO EXCELLENT HANDICAP   Rating:100-80   1400m   Sha Tin   Good To Firm

Section 1

Placing Horse
Horse Name Jockey Gear Comment
1 3 CITRON SPIRIT (T286) M F Poon H/XB Moderately away, raced behind midfield, 4 lengths or so back, saved ground on turn, kept to inside after straightening, finished off strongly to score.
2 8 GOOD STANDING (B105) D Whyte -- Moderately away from gate 10, raced 3 wide, 2 to 3 lengths back, no cover from near 900M, same margin back on turn, finished off well to take 2nd.
3 2 SIMPLY BRILLIANT (B090) Z Purton H/XB Commenced well, sat a length behind the leader on rail, easy run on turn, no clear running early in straight, angled out after passing 300M, finished off well thereafter to take a place.
4 9 CALIFORNIA JOY (T406) C Y Ho B/TT Jumped well from the widest draw, sent forward to race in 2nd, 2 wide, a length back on turn, kept on well in straight but couldn't hold off the first few late.
5 6 REGENCY BO BO (A050) H T Mo B/TT Bumped shortly after start, sent forward to take the lead, travelled well throughout, headed near 250M, stayed on well to the line, just missed frame late.
6 7 FAST MOST FURIOUS (A165) G van Niekerk -- Taken back from a wide gate, raced at tail, 7 lengths back, 3 wide turning in, bumped early in straight, finished off very strongly to be nearest on line.
7 1 JOYFUL TRINITY (V110) C Wong XB Average to begin, raced 2 wide behind midfield, 4 lengths back, there to turn, angled out and bumped early in straight, made minor progress thereafter.
8 5 WISHFUL THINKER (B180) K Teetan -- Slightly slow out and crowded early, raced 2 wide at rear, 6 lengths back, same margin back on turn, no clear running early in straight, finished off evenly when clear thereafter.
9 11 RAGING STORM (B173) C Schofield PC Average to begin, raced 2 wide in midfield, 3 lengths back, same position on turn, finished off one-paced.
10 10 STAR MAJESTIC (S093) K C Leung V Taken back from a wide draw, raced 3 wide at rear, closer on turn, 4 lengths or so back turning in, bumped early in straight, failed to make any progress thereafter.
11 13 SHAMAL (V290) K C Ng B Slowly away, raced at rear, 6 lengths back on rail, there to turn, failed to close off in straight.
12 4 TIME TO CELEBRATE (A367) S Clipperton -- Began fairly from gate 1, positioned on rail in midfield, saved ground on turn, weakened gradually after passing 300M, eased late.
13 12 PRETTY BAUHINIA (A135) H N Wong B Jumped well from a middle draw, raced 2 wide, 1 to 2 lengths back, got cover on turn, weakened early in straight, eased final 100M.
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