Race 8 (108)

RUGBY SEVENS 1400M HANDICAP   Rating:80-60   1400m   Sha Tin   Good

Section 1

Placing Horse
Horse Name Jockey Gear Comment
1 9 MASSIVE ACTION (E445) L Hewitson SR/V Quickly into stride, pressed by rival in the lead setting a good tempo, shook off rival early straight, continued on well final 200M for a comfortable win.
2 5 TAMRA BLITZ (G237) H Bowman XB-/H/SR/CP1 Always in touch tracking leaders, took a while to muster in the straight, stayed on well final 200M to go 2nd 50M out, nearest finish.
3 2 CHIU CHOW SPIRIT (H175) A Badel B/TT Positioned ahead of midfield, driven along 500M making good progress early straight, briefly took 2nd inside 150M, found no extra late.
4 11 GOLDEN SAMURAI (H024) Z Purton B/TT Jumped awkwardly, moved up to press leader on outside, had every chance turning for home, held 2nd until 150M, flattened late.
5 7 RATTAN KINGDOM (G035) B Avdulla B/XB/TT Crowded at the start, settled in the back half of the field, 6Ls to make up top of straight, did best work final 200M.
6 3 HYPER DRAGON BALL (G450) C L Chau TT Settled midfield along the 2-path, came out 350M, stayed on mildly towards the finish.
7 14 DARCI JOY (E161) Y L Chung B/TT Stayed close to the pace, kept on same pace over final 400M, safely held by leaders.
8 6 MARADO (E245) A Atzeni B Settled ahead of midfield, kept on one paced final 400M, no extra final stages.
9 12 LET'S DO IT (E132) L Ferraris CP Held up behind midfield, brought wide top of straight, ran on only fairly. Never near enough to threaten.
10 10 FALLON (H219) K De Melo H/TT Hampered at the start, settled near the rear, gave limited response over final 400M, never a threat. (Jockey reported his horse raced greenly throughout the event.)
11 4 STORM LEGEND (G139) E C W Wong -- From wide draw taken back to the rear, switched wide 500M to challenge, ran past beaten horses only. Never reach contention.
12 1 ABSOLUTE SUNSHINE (H342) K Teetan CP1/TT1 Jumped awkwardly and lost ground, towards the rear racing keenly early and middle stages, failed to respond turning for home. Made no impression on its debut.
13 8 FRANTANCK (H429) K C Leung -- From wide draw ended up tracking leaders along the 3-path, no cover throughout the race, came up empty top of straight, weakened away.
14 13 COMET SPLENDIDO (G071) K H Chan TT Sat behind midfield, gave ground from 300M, soon out of contention. (Bled.)
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