Race 7 (043)

SWALLOW HANDICAP   Rating:80-60   1600m   Sha Tin   Good

Section 1

Placing Horse
Horse Name Jockey Gear Comment
1 8 ENTRUSTED (D381) A Badel CP/TT Broke well from the widest gate, soon taken back to the rear and waited with, switched out for a run entering straight, ran on well to assert authority 100 metres out.
2 5 ENZEMBLE (D059) Z Purton H-/XB Ridden forward from a wide gate, travelled keenly alongside race leader rounding home bend, gained narrow advantage over 350 metres out but unable to sustain effort and headed inside the 100 metres.
3 9 CHEVALIER PRINCE (D298) M F Poon V-/CP2 Settled 2L back in 4th, came under strong pressure after straightening, held every chance until overhauled by eventual winner over 50 metres out.
4 10 SOULMATE (D404) M L Yeung -- Began fairly, soon took up running narrowly, obtained rails run over about 1300 metres out, led until headed shortly after straightening, kept on steadily to the line.
5 4 LEAP OF FAITH (C386) J Moreira -- Settled one off the pace in 3rd on the rail, did not find much room early in straight and checked 200 metres out, fought on steadily without threatening.
6 1 CALIFORNIA TEN (E045) C L Chau B/TT Very sluggish at start despite ridden early, trailed the field to home straight, made up good late ground inside final 200 metres.
7 6 ABOVE (B345) K C Leung B/TT Settled some 3L back in 5th on the rail, switched out for a run on straightening, kept on steadily without quickening under pressure.
8 7 MR ALDAN (C323) K Teetan B/TT Broke well from a wide gate, settled in midfield in 6th over 3L back, hung wide and lost balance making home turn, ran on to hold some chance early in straight but unable to sustain effort 150 metres out.
9 3 ARTHUR'S KINGDOM (E194) C Y Ho H/XB Never better than midfield, came under pressure rounding home bend, hung in and a difficult ride early in straight, made no further impression.
10 2 GREEN LASER (E409) L Ferraris B1 Settled just worse than midfield on the rail, found nothing in home straight.
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