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Race Results:

22 April 2015 - Happy Valley
RACE

Race 1 - BOUNDARY STREET HANDICAP

Class 5 - 1000M - C
Course: HV Cloudy
Going: g/f
Finish Time: 0:57.3
Sectional Time: 12.72 21.55 23.10

PlaceHorse NoHorse NameJockeyTrainerRateWeightONRDDrawMarginTimeIn RunningSection Time
111IDYLLIC WIND (N139)A. SuboricsNg Ting-keung261208.67.320:57.38-3-112.96 21.51 22.90
22OPTIMISM (S150)D. WhyteD. Ferraris38132136.1310:57.510-5-213.28 21.47 22.78
310WINNING ADVANTAGE (N359)D. LaneA. T. Millard27121244852.500:57.79-10-313.24 21.71 22.83
45BORNFREE (P285)K. TeetanY. S. Tsui331276.67.872.750:57.811-12-413.44 21.67 22.71
57KING ON EARTH (L251)H. W. LaiA. Lee32124111413.250:57.812-11-513.48 21.55 22.86
68ALWAYS WONDERFUL (P347)N. CallanP. O'Sullivan3012443.463.750:57.97-4-612.92 21.63 23.43
74CALIFORNIA ROCK (S233)M. L. YeungA. S. Cruz341262132114.500:58.03-6-712.76 21.99 23.34
89KING OF SMARTS (S176)C. Y. LuiD. Cruz29118294885.250:58.26-7-812.92 21.83 23.46
93KING TAI SING (P175)O. DoleuzeK. L. Man351291215125.750:58.25-8-912.92 21.99 23.38
101NAMJONG SURPRISE (S287)J. MoreiraJ. Moore3913389.396.750:58.41-2-1012.72 21.67 24.04
116DARK CORE (S293)N. RawillerJohn Size321266.68.446.750:58.42-1-1112.76 21.51 24.18
1212GOOD SMILE (K360)T. H. SoL. Ho2111315161012.500:59.34-9-1212.84 22.11 24.43
Sire:Towkay
Breed of the Winning Horse:IDYLLIC WIND
Dam:Wake Up Suzie
Pool Winning Combination Dividend (HK$)
win 11 73
place 11 25
2 21.5
10 109.5
quinella 2-11 161
quinella place 2-11 89.5
10-11 461
2-10 482
tierce 11-2-10 12380
trio 2-10-11 2690
first 4 2-5-10-11 2820
quartet 11-2-10-5 56002

Recap by phillip woo

Idyllic Wind enjoyed a lovely run in the box seat from gate two, came two off upon straightening and took control 150m out. Well-punted late, Optimism had a good run three deep after travelling fourth from the rear early on to easily take second with a key drop into Class Five. He will be better suited over 1,200m. Winning Advantage settled third from the rear, swung the final bend five deep and closed off well to inject value into the tierce. Bornfree travelled second from the rear after a sluggish break and finished nicely with one wider out to just miss a placing. King On Earth got going late near the inside after making his run at the tail of the field. Favourite Always Wonderful settled one out, one back, cornered six deep and peaked on his run 100m out. King Tai Sing was never better than four deep without cover behind midfield and kept on alright with one wider out despite the hard run. He's one to keep safe from a good gate. Dark Core and Namjong Surprise faded badly over the final 150m after travelling one-two on the speed.

Racing Incident Report

Race One: (553)-BOUNDARY STREET HANDICAP - Class 5 - 1000Metres

ALWAYS WONDERFUL began awkwardly, shifted in and bumped WINNING ADVANTAGE which shifted out.

OPTIMISM began awkwardly.

Shortly after the start, CALIFORNIA ROCK became unbalanced after being bumped by GOOD SMILE which was taken out by NAMJONG SURPRISE.

Near the 950 Metres, NAMJONG SURPRISE shifted in and bumped KING OF SMARTS, causing both horses to become unbalanced.

Shortly after entering the Straight, KING ON EARTH was shifted to the inside of OPTIMISM after being disappointed for running between that horse and KING OF SMARTS.

Near the 150 Metres, WINNING ADVANTAGE was shifted out away from the heels of NAMJONG SURPRISE which shifted out when giving ground.

Approaching the 100 Metres, KING ON EARTH was momentarily awkwardly placed inside the heels of DARK CORE which shifted in when giving ground.

Near the 50 Metres, KING TAI SING was hampered by CALIFORNIA ROCK which was taken out marginally by ALWAYS WONDERFUL.

KING OF SMARTS lay in under pressure in the Straight.

Throughout the race, CALIFORNIA ROCK travelled wide and without cover.

D Whyte (OPTIMISM) was fined $3,000 for improper use of the whip in that he raised weal marks over the horse's right flank.

After the race, the Veterinary Officer reported that ALWAYS WONDERFUL had sustained a laceration to its left hock during the race.

A veterinary inspection of NAMJONG SURPRISE and DARK CORE immediately following the race did not show any significant findings.

ALWAYS WONDERFUL, IDYLLIC WIND and OPTIMISM were sent for sampling.