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Race Results:

12 April 2017 - Happy Valley


Class 4 - 1650M - A
Course: HV Cloudy
Going: g
Finish Time: 1:41.5
Sectional Time: 28.66 24.62 24.35 23.88

PlaceHorse NoHorse NameJockeyTrainerRateWeightONRDDrawMarginTimeIn RunningSection Time
18FORMULA GALORE (V011)C. Y. HoC. Fownes471237.210101:41.52-2-1-153.48 24.15 23.88
23SPINNING DANCER (S078)U. RispoliK. L. Man54132109.4111:41.63-3-4-253.60 24.27 23.79
37VICTORY FOLLOW ME (V182)K. TeetanD. Ferraris501285.54.791.501:41.712-12-9-354.76 23.39 23.62
46SCARBOROUGH FAIR (A144)D. WhyteR. Gibson50128465062.251:41.86-5-8-453.88 24.23 23.77
512DON WONGCHOY (V259)H. T. MoY. S. Tsui40108155.522.251:41.81-1-2-553.28 24.35 24.25
64GOLDEN ACHIEVER (V216)N. CallanC. H. Yip521304.96.883.501:42.08-7-11-654.12 24.19 23.76
75SMART UNION (P268)N. RawillerK. W. Lui52130141853.751:42.04-4-5-753.68 24.23 24.18
810FAIR COMMENT (A014)K. C. NgA. S. Cruz451181623341:42.15-6-10-853.96 24.19 24.01
91CASA MASTER (T160)C. SchofieldC. S. Shum541329.31474.251:42.110-9-3-954.36 23.43 24.38
109NEWSWIRE FREE (S407)S. ClippertonP. F. Yiu4712515141161:42.49-10-7-1054.40 23.63 24.42
1111CASH COURIER (S417)H. W. LaiK. L. Man41119131246.251:42.47-8-12-1154.20 24.23 24.06
122EXCELLENCE (T314)Z. PurtonA. Lee541327.97.11271:42.611-11-6-1254.60 23.35 24.67
Sire:Not A Single Doubt
Breed of the Winning Horse:FORMULA GALORE
Dam:Evening Pleasures
Pool Winning Combination Dividend (HK$)
win 8 109
place 8 41
3 24.5
7 19
quinella 3-8 484.5
quinella place 3-8 122
7-8 98.5
3-7 74.5
3 pick 1 (Composite Win) A2 29.5
tierce 8-3-7 5311
trio 3-7-8 667
first 4 3-6-7-8 5378
quartet 8-3-7-6 112719
2nd double (8-8) $912.0
2nd double consulation (8-3) $134.0

Recap by phillip woo

Formula Galore sat second behind the slow pace of Don Wongchoy, advanced to the front soon after straightening and kept up a good gallop to add to an earlier win over the Valley 1,200m. It wasn't a strong race on paper but he might have what it takes to win another in the grade. Spinning Dancer stayed on well for second following a box-seat run from a perfect draw. He continues to reward place punters with his consistency this term. Late-fancied favourite Victory Follow Me came on nicely with a move 500m out from the back to grab a placing in deep stretch. He has been finding the line well and is close to a win. Scarborough Fair stayed on dourly following a midfield run to get the head down for fourth in an vastly-improved effort with a step up in distance at his third ever start. He's still on a learning curve. Don Wongchoy gradually faded after being headed for the lead 300m out despite a feather weight. He's Class Five material. Early favourite Golden Achiever only plodded following a rails run travelling behind midfield. He's very unpredictable.

Racing Incident Report

Race Three: (565)-KRANJI HANDICAP - Class 4 - 1650Metres

As the start was effected, GOLDEN ACHIEVER bounded in the air and then landed very awkwardly, resulting in its rider, N Callan, becoming badly unbalanced.

GOLDEN ACHIEVER was then steadied when crowded for room between CASA MASTER and VICTORY FOLLOW ME which was taken in by FORMULA GALORE.

Shortly after the start, FAIR COMMENT raced tight between DON WONGCHOY and CASH COURIER, both of which shifted ground.

From wide barriers, VICTORY FOLLOW ME and EXCELLENCE were shifted across behind runners in the early stages.

Passing the winning post on the first occasion, CASA MASTER got its head up on a number of occasions when awkwardly placed close to the heels of CASH COURIER.

Passing the 900 Metres, CASA MASTER shifted out to improve its position and after this travelled wide and without cover.

When endeavouring to improve into tight running between FAIR COMMENT and NEWSWIRE FREE passing the 700 Metres, CASH COURIER raced tight between those horses and then near the 650 Metres was steadied when unable to maintain its position outside FAIR COMMENT which shifted out marginally when awkwardly placed close to the heels of SMART UNION.

Passing the 500 Metres, GOLDEN ACHIEVER was steadied after attempting to improve between FAIR COMMENT and SCARBOROUGH FAIR where there was insufficient room.

Near the 300 Metres, SPINNING DANCER and SMART UNION raced tight.

Passing the 250 Metres, GOLDEN ACHIEVER was shifted to the inside of SCARBOROUGH FAIR after being disappointed for running between that horse and FAIR COMMENT.

NEWSWIRE FREE lost its right hind plate after the 100 Metres.

Close to the finishing line, SCARBOROUGH FAIR was checked away from the heels of SPINNING DANCER which shifted in marginally.

Consequently SCARBOROUGH FAIR was not able to be ridden out to the end of the race.

After the race, the Veterinary Officer reported that DON WONGCHOY had sustained an overreach wound to the inside of the right front heel.

When questioned regarding the performance of EXCELLENCE, Z Purton stated that after shifting out to follow CASA MASTER when that horse improved after the 900 Metres, he shifted EXCELLENCE out from behind CASA MASTER to continue improving passing the 700 Metres.

He said EXCELLENCE came under pressure after the 600 Metres and then gave ground.

He said whilst EXCELLENCE was disappointing, the horse had to cover some ground during the race.

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

A veterinary inspection of NEWSWIRE FREE and CASH COURIER immediately following the race did not show any significant findings.