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25 September 2016 - Sha Tin
RACE

Race 10 - VENTRIS HANDICAP

Class 2 - 1400M - A
Course: ST Sunny
Going: g/f
Finish Time: 1:21.4
Sectional Time: 13.35 21.92 22.90 23.32

PlaceHorse NoHorse NameJockeyTrainerRateWeightONRDDrawMarginTimeIn RunningSection Time
11CIRCUIT LAND (T219)N. RawillerC. S. Shum991338.86.771:21.412-12-11-136.27 22.70 22.52
214PIKACHU (S298)K. TeetanD. Ferraris801147.24.3140.751:21.613-13-13-236.43 22.70 22.50
35MERION (V080)B. PrebbleD. Cruz871214.75.3611:21.69-10-10-336.07 22.82 22.76
412SIMPLY INVINCIBLE (V094)T. H. SoD. Hall81113203051.751:21.714-14-14-436.51 22.78 22.47
510LUCKY DOUBLE EIGHT (P212)C. Y. HoC. Fownes8311516351021:21.811-11-12-536.23 22.82 22.78
68HERO LOOK (V053)D. WhyteC. H. Yip83117131482.251:21.88-9-9-635.99 22.90 22.97
711ULTIMATE GLORY (S235)H. W. LaiK. L. Man831172748132.751:21.93-2-1-735.35 22.82 23.76
84FLYING MOOCHI (T116)H. N. WongY. S. Tsui871141412122.751:21.91-1-2-835.27 22.94 23.72
913WINSTON'S LAD (T348)K. C. LeungK. W. Lui81115119.643.251:22.05-6-6-935.75 22.94 23.33
103PRECISION KING (P134)S. ClippertonT. P. Yung881223566113.251:22.07-3-3-1035.51 22.90 23.62
117CALIFORNIA DISEGNO (V170)M. ChadwickA. S. Cruz85119131593.751:22.02-4-4-1135.59 22.82 23.68
126FRIENDS OF KA YING (T370)Z. PurtonP. O'Sullivan921267.3635.251:22.36-7-7-1235.83 22.86 23.66
139HIGH FIVE (T200)C. SchofieldA. T. Millard83117287228.251:22.84-5-5-1335.59 22.86 24.35
142CONSORT (V172)N. CallanR. Gibson941289.11918.501:22.810-8-8-1435.91 22.86 24.08
Sire:Mizzen Mast
Breed of the Winning Horse:CIRCUIT LAND
Dam:Storm Dove
Pool Winning Combination Dividend (HK$)
win 1 67
place 1 20.5
14 17
5 19
quinella 1-14 155.5
quinella place 1-14 53.5
1-5 54.5
5-14 48.5
3 pick 1 (Composite Win) A2 20.5
tierce 1-14-5 1206
trio 1-5-14 178
first 4 1-5-12-14 1139
quartet 1-14-5-12 28869
9th double (3-1) $1465.5
9th double consulation (3-14) $302.0
treble (12/3/1) $5950.0
treble consulation (12/3/14) $883.0
3rd double trio (2,3,4/1,5,14) $84136.0
six up (4,7/4,5/5,10/10,12/2,3/1,14) $44,135.00
six up bonus (4/5/10/12/3/1) $2,330,711.00
jockey challenge winner 1[JMoreira]

Recap by phillip woo

It was a race that was set-up for the backmarkers. Circuit Land pulled out behind tiring runners at the 250m following a patient ride third from the rear and quickened brilliantly despite top weight to get up 100m out for a fourth win from 16 starts. He'll remain one to follow up to a mile off a lightweight in Class One. Best-backed late, Pikachu finished strongly widest out after travelling second from the rear to nail Merion for second. He keeps finding one or a few too good in recent runs but the lightweights keep him competitive. Early favourite Merion ran another honest race to get up from behind midfield for a fifth minor placing from eight starts.

Racing Incident Report

Race Ten: (056)-VENTRIS HANDICAP - Class 2 - 1400Metres

INVINCIBLE DRAGON was withdrawn on 24.9.16 by order of the Stewards acting on veterinary advice (lame left fore) and was replaced by Standby Declared Starter FRIENDS OF KA YING (Z Purton).

Before being allowed to race again, INVINCIBLE DRAGON will be subjected to an official veterinary examination.

When in the saddling stalls, PRECISION KING received a glancing kick to its left hind quarter by another horse.

PRECISION KING was examined by the Veterinary Officer who said in his opinion it was suitable to race.

LUCKY DOUBLE EIGHT began awkwardly and shortly after the start shifted out and bumped the hindquarters of PRECISION KING which, despite being ridden along, failed to show early speed and subsequently travelled wide and without cover for the majority of the race.

FRIENDS OF KA YING shifted out at the start and bumped WINSTON'S LAD.

WINSTON'S LAD then shifted out, resulting in SIMPLY INVINCIBLE being crowded for room inside MERION.

When MERION was directed out to relieve the tightening to SIMPLY INVINCIBLE, it shifted out and bumped the hindquarters of CIRCUIT LAND.

From the outside barrier, PIKACHU was shifted across behind runners in the early stages.

In the early and middle stages, WINSTON'S LAD proved very difficult to settle and got its head up when being checked away from the heels of CALIFORNIA DISEGNO passing the 1200 Metres.

After this, WINSTON'S LAD continued to prove difficult to settle.

Approaching the 900 Metres, MERION commenced to race keenly and got its head up when awkwardly placed close to the heels of FRIENDS OF KA YING.

N Callan (CIRCUIT LAND) was reprimanded for permitting his mount to shift out passing the 250 Metres, resulting in FRIENDS OF KA YING, which was giving ground, being hampered.

Over the final 200 Metres, MERION hung in and proved difficult to ride.

After the race, Z Purton was unable to offer any explanation for the disappointing performance of FRIENDS OF KA YING.

He said although the horse struck interference passing the 250 Metres, it was well beaten at that time.

A veterinary inspection of FRIENDS OF KA YING immediately following the race did not show any significant findings.

CIRCUIT LAND and PIKACHU were sent for sampling.

GENERAL: 1.

Races 6 - 10 were each put back 5 minutes.

2.

Additional Veterinary Reports from Happy Valley Racemeeting on 21 September 2016 Subsequent official veterinary inspections (without endoscopy) of BO DUKE, AZTEC EMPIRE, CHOICE EXCHEQUER, SWEET BEAN, MASSIVE MILLENNIUM, VICTORY MARVEL, SUPER SWEET ORANGE, GOOD CHOICE, BORN TO RACE, WONDERFUL JOURNEY, GRAND HARBOUR, SUPER TURBO, FLYING TOURBILLON, THOR THE GREATEST, CAGA FORCE, COURAGEOUS BROTHER, INVENTOR and CHATER LEGEND revealed no apparent abnormality.

SUMMARY: 1.

Withdrawals Race 1: HEARTILY WINS on 24.9.16 on veterinary advice.

Race 2: FORTUNE GIGGLES on 24.9.16 on veterinary advice.

Race 5: RESPECT at barriers on veterinary advice.

Race 10: INVINCIBLE DRAGON on 24.9.16 on veterinary advice.

2.

Riding Change As O Bosson was overweight, permission was given for M L Yeung to be substituted as the rider of PRECISIONCRAFTSMAN in Race 2.

3.

Fines Race 1: N Rawiller (SEA WARRIOR): $30,000 for careless riding approaching the 1100 Metres.

Race 2: O Bosson (PRECISIONCRAFTSMAN ): $5,000 for being unable to fulfil the engagement on the horse due to being overweight.

4.

Reprimands Race 5: C Schofield (SIR JOHN) for shifting in near the 900 Metres.

Race 10: N Rawiller (CIRCUIT LAND) for shifting out passing the 250 Metres.

5.

Warnings Race 2: C Schofield (XINJIANG YARN) for shifting out approaching the 300 Metres.

Race 3: K C Ng (DUTCH WINDMILL) for shifting in passing the 300 Metres.

Race 4: Z Purton (HOT HOT PEPPER) for shifting in approaching the 900 Metres.

Race 5: H W Lai (DR RACE) for shifting out at the 900 Metres.

Race 6: N Callan (MEGATRON) for shifting out rounding the Home Turn.

O Doleuze (SUPERIOR BOY) for shifting in passing the 50 Metres.

Race 7: T H So (SUN TOUCH) re his riding in the early part of the Straight.

Race 8: D Whyte (WINFIELD) re his riding near the 200 Metres.

Race 9: K C Leung (UNICORN) for shifting in near the 1500 Metres.

D Whyte (KIRAM) re the manner in which he rode his mount out over the concluding stages.

6.

Suspension Race 1: N Rawiller (SEA WARRIOR) for careless riding approaching the 1100 Metres (from 1 October 2016 until 6 October 2016 on which day he may resume race riding - 2 Hong Kong racedays).

7.

Barrier Trials Race 3: GOLDEN PARTNERS Race 5: RESPECT Race 7: TIANHUANG 8.

Official Veterinary Examinations Race 1: HEARTILY WINS Race 2: FORTUNE GIGGLES TOP ACE Race 5: RESPECT Race 7: TIANHUANG Race 10: INVINCIBLE DRAGON