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4 March 2012 - Sha Tin
RACE

Race 6 - THE HONG KONG CHIU CHOW CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CUP (HANDICAP)

Class 2 - 1000M - B+2
Course: ST Cloudy
Going: g
Finish Time: 0:56.5
Sectional Time: 13.19 20.66 22.73

PlaceHorse NoHorse NameJockeyTrainerRateWeightONRDDrawMarginTimeIn RunningSection Time
15GO BABY GO (N033)D. WhyteC. H. Yip881211.61.560:56.52-1-113.27 20.58 22.73
29SIR EAGLES (M403)T. ClarkS. Woods85118273510H0:56.612-8-213.67 20.58 22.36
31CALIFORNIA CHOICE (M114)M. ChadwickA. S. Cruz1001311515410:56.711-12-313.63 20.82 22.28
414ORIENTAL PROSPER (N100)M. Du PlessisA. T. Millard83116146.352.500:56.93-4-413.31 20.62 23.03
57ARRIVED AHEAD (M068)T. H. SoL. Ho87115146.972.750:57.07-10-513.47 20.82 22.73
62LONDON CHINA TOWN (L236)T. AnglandK. L. Man96129264792.750:57.06-5-613.47 20.54 23.02
78DIAMOND ELEGANCE (N102)O. DoleuzeR. Gibson8511824711330:57.05-3-713.39 20.50 23.16
810ETERNAL BEAUTY (L012)U. RispoliA. S. Cruz841172594113.500:57.18-7-813.51 20.66 22.98
96FREDERICK ENGELS (N187)J. LloydJ. Moore92120111585.750:57.510-11-913.51 20.78 23.22
103ROMANTIC CITY (L023)K. C. LeungP. F. Yiu901202335145.750:57.51-2-1013.19 20.70 23.62
1111FIRST IN COMMAND (L085)W. M. LaiJ. Moore841155693126.750:57.69-9-1113.51 20.74 23.40
124CHEETAH BOY (L192)C. W. WongY. S. Tsui89120419927.750:57.814-14-1213.91 21.02 22.89
1312JUMBO GOLD (K393)C. K. TongC. Fownes84115479917.750:57.813-13-1313.83 20.74 23.27
1413CHARITY SPIRIT (M095)M. L. YeungC. S. Shum8311333443100:58.14-6-1413.35 20.74 24.10
Sire:Medal Of Honor
Breed of the Winning Horse:GO BABY GO
Dam:Miss Whirl
Pool Winning Combination Dividend (HK$)
win 5 15.5
place 5 11
9 56
1 28
quinella 5-9 240.5
quinella place 5-9 81.5
1-5 41.5
1-9 395
tierce 5-9-1 1867
trio 1-5-9 653
first 4 1-5-9-14 632

Recap by phillip woo

Favourite Go Baby Go broke alertly and was quickly sitting underneath the leader Romantic City three off the stands side after 100m, assumed a narrow lead at the 400m and stayed on gamely to just hold Sir Eagles to remain unbeaten in four course-and-distance runs with a step up in grade. Sir Eagles settled third from the rear and two off the grandstand side, switched inside for a clear run at the 400m and finished up nicely to make it close at the line. California Choice was struggling second from the rear, before turning up the jets in the final 100m to get up for a placing with a drop in grade. Well-punted Oriental Prosper was handy up on the speed and plugged on OK to lose a placing 50m out. Another in the market, Arrived Ahead kept away one-paced when asked for an effort. London China Town was badly held up from the 400m to the 100m and kept on well when clear. He was in need of the outing off a suspensory injury in November. Diamond Elegance gave way over the final 100m in an improved effort with a gear change to blinkers and a crossed nose band.

Racing Incident Report

Race Six: (448) - THE HONG KONG CHIU CHOW CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CUP (HANDICAP) - Class 2 - 1000 Meters VITAL FLYER was withdrawn on 3.3.12 by order of the Stewards acting on veterinary advice (lame right fore) and was replaced by Standby Declared Starter LONDON CHINA TOWN (T Angland).

Before being allowed to race again, VITAL FLYER will be subjected to an official veterinary examination.

CHEETAH BOY was difficult to load.

Before being allowed to race again, CHEETAH BOY will be required to perform satisfactorily in a stalls test.

CHEETAH BOY began awkwardly.

ARRIVED AHEAD and FREDERICK ENGELS bumped at the start.

Over the final 300 Metres, CALIFORNIA CHOICE got its head on the side and lay out.

After passing the 300 Metres, LONDON CHINA TOWN was badly held up for clear running until near the 100 Metres at which time the horse was shifted to the inside of ORIENTAL PROSPER.

After this, LONDON CHINA TOWN lay out under pressure.

A veterinary inspection of FREDERICK ENGELS after the race did not show any significant findings.

A veterinary inspection of CHARITY SPIRIT after the race did not reveal any significant findings other than the horse had sustained a small wound to the inside of the left hind heel.

GO BABY GO and SIR EAGLES were sent for sampling.