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26 May 2013 - Sha Tin
RACE

Race 9 - THE SHA TIN VASE (HANDICAP)

Class G3 - 1200M - A
Course: ST Cloudy
Going: g
Finish Time: 1:08.9
Sectional Time: 24.02 22.42 22.50

PlaceHorse NoHorse NameJockeyTrainerRateWeightONRDDrawMarginTimeIn RunningSection Time
110CHARLES THE GREAT (N171)T. BerryJ. Moore106117159.1141:08.912-13-124.74 22.50 21.70
29BEST ELEVEN (N016)A. SuboricsA. S. Cruz10611828608SH1:08.95-5-224.34 22.34 22.27
34CAPTAIN SWEET (L354)W. C. MarwingJ. Moore115126241913SH1:08.98-10-324.54 22.50 21.92
48BULLISH CHAMPION (M198)K. C. LeungA. S. Cruz10811925276N1:09.04-4-424.22 22.42 22.36
53RICH TAPESTRY (N011)O. DoleuzeC. W. Chang116127109.2120.501:09.03-3-524.18 22.30 22.54
66GO BABY GO (N033)T. AnglandC. H. Yip1121239.58.890.501:09.01-1-624.02 22.42 22.59
71TIME AFTER TIME (M259)G. MosseJ. Moore1221337910.501:09.011-11-724.70 22.34 22.01
813WINDICATOR STAR (N233)C. K. TongC. Fownes991135299421:09.210-7-824.62 22.26 22.37
95CERISE CHERRY (L141)R. FourieD. Cruz1141252931102.251:09.22-2-924.14 22.34 22.81
1014IMPERIAL ROME (N012)W. M. LaiD. Ferraris9811330491131:09.413-12-1024.78 22.46 22.19
117EL ZONDA (K132)M. ChadwickA. S. Cruz110121101273.251:09.49-8-1124.58 22.34 22.54
1212SOLAR GREAT (M189)D. WhyteD. Hall1001153.11.9241:09.57-9-1224.50 22.42 22.67
1311FLYING COLOURS (J111)C. W. WongD. Cruz1041152999512.501:10.96-6-1324.38 22.38 24.19
WD2FREDERICK ENGELS (N187)Z. PurtonJ. Moore1161276.73---
Sire:Holy Roman Emperor
Breed of the Winning Horse:CHARLES THE GREAT
Dam:Jojeema
Pool Winning Combination Dividend (HK$)
win 10 91.5
place 10 35.5
9 106
4 45.5
quinella 9-10 2873.5
quinella place 9-10 602
4-10 202.5
4-9 636.5
tierce 10-9-4 50689
trio 4-9-10 8930
first 4 4-8-9-10 32853
8th double (4-10) $487.5
8th double consulation (4-9) $267.5

Recap by phillip woo

Charles The Great was ridden patiently third from the rear and two off the rails from the widest gate, swung the final bend furthest out and let down brilliantly to get up in the final bob of heads for a lip success and land a betting plunge. Best Eleven rallied five deep upon straightening, worked to the lead 20m out and just missed causing a boilover. Captain Sweet was hitting the line with plenty of purpose. Bullish Champion settled fourth along the fence, stayed to the rails upon straightening and kept on gamely, despite having his first run of the season after a 406-day absence with a tendon injury. Rich Tapestry was never on the course in third and was swamped late. It was a good run in defeat. Go Baby Go rolled forward to lead from gate nine and gave way late. Time After Time loomed a winning chance at the 100m and seemed to peak on his run 50m out under top weight. Solar Great was a beaten galloper soon after straightening in a disappointing effort. Frederick Engels was a late scratch.

Racing Incident Report

Race Nine: (645)-THE SHA TIN VASE (HANDICAP) - Hong Kong Group Three - 1200Metres

On arrival at the barriers, Z Purton, the rider of FREDERICK ENGELS, expressed concern over the action of the horse.

FREDERICK ENGELS was examined by the Veterinary Officer who said in his opinion it was lame in its right front leg and as such was not suitable to race.

Acting on this advice, the Stewards ordered the withdrawal of FREDERICK ENGELS.

Before being allowed to race again, FREDERICK ENGELS will be subjected to an official veterinary examination.

After being loaded, WINDICATOR STAR became fractious and as the start was effected began awkwardly and lost ground.

Near the 750 Metres, IMPERIAL ROME became unbalanced after making contact with CHARLES THE GREAT.

Throughout the race, RICH TAPESTRY and CAPTAIN SWEET travelled wide and without cover.

When questioned regarding the disappointing performance of SOLAR GREAT, D Whyte stated that he had ridden the horse in track work leading up to today's race and that work was good.

He said today SOLAR GREAT did not travel as it did at its most recent start when he rode the horse to success.

He said he had to ride his mount along for some distance approaching and passing the 600 Metres to have it maintain its position and SOLAR GREAT would not have maintained its position had it not been ridden along at this time.

He added SOLAR GREAT changed its leading leg on a number of occasions rounding the Home Turn and when placed under heavy pressure in the Straight got its head on the side and lay in.

Trainer D J Hall stated that SOLAR GREAT had pleased him in the lead up to today's race with the horse working well after competing in a barrier trial on 14 May 2013.

He said he was at a loss to explain the disappointing performance of SOLAR GREAT and following today's race SOLAR GREAT would not race again this season.

A veterinary inspection of SOLAR GREAT immediately following the race did not show any significant findings.

The performance of SOLAR GREAT, a last start winner, was considered unacceptable.

Before being allowed to race again, SOLAR GREAT will be required to perform to the satisfaction of the Stewards in an official barrier trial and be subjected to an official veterinary examination.

SOLAR GREAT, CHARLES THE GREAT and BEST ELEVEN were sent for sampling.