Accomplished South African jockey Glyn Schofield will need to make a strong early commitment and allow his mount Town Of Fionn to burn some fuel in the initial stages if he's to avoid being trapped wide in today's feature event, the $1.6 million Chief Executives Cup. Town Of Fionn has drawn barrier nine in this select field of 11 but there are a number of horses with high-level gate speed drawn inside him. Always Welcome (Craig Williams) from barrier two and Wyndam Easy (Brett Prebble) from gate four are unlikely to make a soft presentation to Schofield as he rushes forward on the short-priced favourite. A wide run from the tricky barrier is the major hope for Town Of Fionn's rivals. But the Austraian-bred four-year-old has been enormously impressive winning five of his seven runs to date and he's clearly one of Hong Kong's most progressive young sprinters. The Chief Executive's Cup will be a solid test for him. Although Town of Fionn has a weight advantage with just 121 pounds, he'll also need to maintain his speed right to the line to ensure victory as strong finishers like The Duke (Patrick Payne) and Planet Ruler (Gerald Mosse) will be getting home powerfully after being ridden more conservatively early. Planet Ruler, prepared by David Hayes, gave Silent Witness the biggest fright of his unbeaten 11-start career last term and is always a formidable foe when he's on the fresh side. Grand Delight is the other interesting runner. The seven-year-old was Hong Kong's champion sprinter and Horse of the Year for 2002-03 but struggled for form all last season.