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Race Results:

3 February 2016 - Happy Valley


Class 5 - 1650M - A
Course: HV Cloudy
Going: g
Finish Time: 1:42.0
Sectional Time: 27.60 24.88 25.15 24.45

PlaceHorse NoHorse NameJockeyTrainerRateWeightONRDDrawMarginTimeIn RunningSection Time
15YEUNG SING (P001)K. TeetanK. W. Lui33126106.121:42.06-7-6-153.08 24.91 24.09
24CIRCUIT STAR (N220)N. CallanA. S. Cruz331261514721:42.45-5-3-252.96 24.83 24.63
311RUGBY AMBASSADOR (S314)K. C. LeungC. H. Yip231152324112.751:42.511-11-11-353.88 24.55 24.13
48BERNARD'S CHOICE (N156)H. W. LaiNg Ting-keung281211629931:42.58-9-9-453.32 24.91 24.35
59DRAGON GLORY (P130)S. De SousaC. W. Chang28121121454.251:42.73-2-2-552.64 25.03 25.09
62SOUTHCHINA COMMAND (S290)Z. PurtonC. Fownes391321017104.251:42.79-8-8-653.28 24.91 24.58
712KING OF SMARTS (S176)Y. T. ChengD. Cruz211151211471:43.21-1-1-752.48 25.15 25.58
810MIGHTY WONGCHOY (S050)G. MosseK. L. Man271212034128.751:43.510-10-10-853.56 24.83 25.11
96RED ADVENTURE (N158)D. WhyteA. Lee31124149.1312.751:44.14-4-5-952.84 25.07 26.22
103BETTER ANNOUNCE (N254)C. Y. HoP. F. Yiu351261413634.501:47.67-6-7-1053.04 25.07 29.49
117FUNNY FORTUNE (P227)J. MoreiraL. Ho291223.528UR--2-3-4-
WD1MR VANILLA (S209)R. MooreD. Ferraris401334.6-----
Breed of the Winning Horse:YEUNG SING
Pool Winning Combination Dividend (HK$)
win 5 61.5
place 5 18.5
4 43.5
11 58
quinella 4-5 497.5
quinella place 4-5 167
5-11 168.5
4-11 376.5
3 pick 1 (Composite Win) A2 28
tierce 5-4-11 17053
trio 4-5-11 3341
first 4 4-5-8-11 16454
quartet 5-4-11-8 276975

Recap by phillip woo

Lots of drama with Mr Vanilla withdrawn at the start and leading rider Joao Moreira taking a nasty fall when favourite Funny Fortune clipped heels rounding the final bend. In the end, Yeung Sing came on strongly following a midfield run to win going away with money coming for him late. Circuit Star was posted without cover, advanced to second at the 150m and found one better. It was a vastly improved run with a return to original trainer Tony Cruz and he should be winning soon. Rugby Ambassador ran on willingly from the tail of the field after pulling widest out at the 250m to get up for a placing. Bernard's Choice closed off nicely after travelling near the rear to just miss a placing. Dragon Glory kept on one-paced following a one-out, one-back run. Southchina Command ran on steadily five deep after travelling third from the rear. Red Adventure gave up the chase after getting hampered by the fallen rider rounding the final bend.

Racing Incident Report

Race One: (368)-QUEENSWAY HANDICAP - Class 5 - 1650Metres

After being loaded, MR VANILLA became fractious, agitated, reared and lunged at the front gates, resulting in the bridle coming loose.

In order to facilitate MR VANILLA being removed from the barriers to be inspected by the Veterinary officer, the bridle had to be refitted to the horse.

This resulted in a delay to MR VANILLA being removed from the barriers.

After examination, the Veterinary Officer found that MR VANILLA was not suitable to race and accordingly the horse was withdrawn by order of the Stewards.

Before being allowed to race again, MR VANILLA will be required to perform satisfactorily in a barrier trial and be subjected to an official veterinary examination.

KING OF SMARTS and DRAGON GLORY bumped at the start.

BETTER ANNOUNCE was slow to begin and then shortly after the start was steadied when crowded for room between DRAGON GLORY and CIRCUIT STAR which shifted in.

After this, despite being ridden along, BETTER ANNOUNCE failed to muster speed.

Shortly after the start, KING OF SMARTS shifted in and bumped RED ADVENTURE which in turn shifted in and made contact with YEUNG SING.

From wide barriers, BERNARD'S CHOICE, SOUTHCHINA COMMAND, RUGBY AMBASSADOR and MIGHTY WONGCHOY were all shifted across behind runners in the early stages.

Making the turn after the 1000 Metres, FUNNY FORTUNE got its head up when awkwardly placed close to the heels of KING OF SMARTS.

RED ADVENTURE, which was following FUNNY FORTUNE, shifted out away from the heels of that horse in consequence, resulting in CIRCUIT STAR being taken into a position three wide and without cover.

An inquiry into the reason for FUNNY FORTUNE stumbling making the Home Turn, resulting in its rider, J Moreira, being dislodged was adjourned until a date to be fixed as J Moreira was transported to hospital.

When J Moreira was dislodged, the following horses were severely hampered: RED ADVENTURE, BETTER ANNOUNCE, SOUTHCHINA COMMAND, MIGHTY WONGCHOY and RUGBY AMBASSADOR.

A veterinary inspection of FUNNY FORTUNE immediately following the race found the horse to be lame in its left front leg.

A veterinary inspection of BETTER ANNOUNCE immediately following the race also found the horse to be lame in its left front leg and to have blood at the left nostril.

An endoscopic examination of BETTER ANNOUNCE did not reveal any blood in the horse's trachea and accordingly BETTER ANNOUNCE was not deemed to have bled.

Before being allowed to race again, FUNNY FORTUNE and BETTER ANNOUNCE will be subjected to an official veterinary examination.

A veterinary inspection of RED ADVENTURE (D Whyte) immediately following the race did not show any significant findings.

After the race, D Whyte stated that when J Moreira was dislodged from FUNNY FORTUNE, his mount became badly unbalanced.

He said as he held concerns for the horse's welfare, he eased it down for the remainder of the race.

FUNNY FORTUNE, YEUNG SING and CIRCUIT STAR were sent for sampling.