Race 5 (619)

TSAP TSEUNG HANDICAP   Rating:60-40   1200m   Happy Valley   Good To Firm

Section 2

Placing Horse
Horse Name Jockey Gear Comment
1 2 VALIANT ELEGANCE (D285) L Hewitson B/TT Began well from gate 1, sent forward to take the lead, enjoyed the easy lead on turn, kept on strongly in straight to score.
2 12 AMBITIOUS HEART (V303) H T Mo B/TT Began smartly, raced in 2nd, 2 wide, a length back on turn, kept on well in straight to take 2nd, no threat to the winner.
3 5 WINNING ICEY (G246) L Ferraris TT Began awkwardly and slightly crowded, raced 2 wide behind midfield, 7 lengths back on turn, made very good progress in straight to take a place.
4 9 HARRIER JET (T372) K C Leung B Away with them, raced 2 wide better than midfield, 3 lengths back turning in, kept on well in straight to make frame without threatening.
5 8 JIANGXI STAMINA (D051) M Chadwick B/TT Bumped start, raced towards rear on the outside, 8 lengths back on turn, very wide into straight, finished off very strongly to be nearest on line.
6 10 RUN THE TABLE (D229) M F Poon H Moderately away, raced in midfield on the inside, saved ground on turn, finished off evenly.
7 11 SALUTATION (D497) V Borges B-/P2/TT Shifted out on jumping and made contact, raced 2 wide slightly behind midfield, 6 lengths back on turn, finished off evenly.
8 3 HAPPY FOREVER (G118) Z Purton CP-/XB/TT Average to begin, raced 3 wide slightly better than midfield, no cover from 850M, 5 lengths back on turn, peaked early in straight, ran on evenly to the line.
9 6 WHAT A LEGEND (C004) A Hamelin B Made contact at start, positioned 1-1/2L behind the leader on rail, same position on turn, showed limited response early in straight, weakened gradually final 100M.
10 7 UNITED ENDEAVORS (G030) H W Lai H Taken back from gate 11, raced at rear throughout, never a factor.
11 1 HURRY HURRY GAIN (E183) C Y Ho -- Bumped start, raced towards rear on the inside, saved ground on turn, failed to close off in straight.
12 4 PERFECT PEACH (E488) K Teetan B/H/TT Moderately away from the widest draw, raced in midfield on the outside, lost place halfway, 7 lengths back turning in, failed to make any progress in straight. (See Racing Incidents.)
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