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15 July 2018 - Sha Tin

RACE

Race 1 - MEDIC KINGDOM HANDICAP

Sunday, 15 July 2018, 12:30pm, Sha Tin

"A" Course, 1800M, Expected Going: Good
Prize Money: $660000, Rating: 40-0, Class 5
Standard Time: 1.48.55, Record Time: 1.47.89
BAMBOO DANCE / 127lbs / 12-07-2015

TIPSTERS’ TIPS
Race 1   Sha Tin   15 Jul 2018
ALAN AITKEN (14) (1) (10) (9)
MICHAEL COX (5) (13) (2) (3)
TOM BIDDINGTON (2) (10) (11) (12)
PHILLIP WOO (2) (11) (10) (13)
SHANNON (VINCENT WONG) (2) (8) (9) (13)
RACING POST ONLINE (2) (13) (10) (11)
BRETT DAVIS (11) (10) (2) (13)
MOST FAVOURED (2) (10) (11) (13)
No
Last runsColourHorse
PriorityHorse Wt.GearTrainerAgeWt.RatingJockeyDrawWinPlaceStar Form
ONTD
18/-/5/4/7/0/8SUNNY ORIENT
日東昇 (V302)
*11149 -17A. T. Millard513339-2N. Callan 927287.5

Star Form:

Stayed on well for minor cheques in two of three 1,400m runs, then failed to menace twice over the 1,200m following a lengthy break. Trip's a query. Recent trial winner and gets key class drop. --3

25/3/2/0/6/4BEST EFFORT
有衝勁 (T220)
+1984 -38E/PC/XBA. Lee713238Z. Purton 122.5*3.31.6

Star Form:

Threatening five times on the dirt from eight runs. Hasn't raced after exiting a battling fourth over the AWT 1,800m lame in February. Has trialled well. A C&D winner last season in Class Four. --4

30/3/4/2/9/9KWAICHUNG BROTHERS
葵涌老友 (A012)
*11169 +6B-/XB1/TT-R. Gibson5132 +338-1H. N. Wong -3 1329438.8

Star Form:

Returned to the level of an early season win at the Valley with three sound Sha Tin efforts up to a mile, then a Valley failure with excuses before a flat 1,400m run in May. Trip's a question mark. --3

43/6/6/9/3/5THE SHOW
大運舞台 (T256)
+11088 +18B-/V1C. H. Yip713036-2U. Rispoli 1416327.9

Star Form:

Only two thirds over the Valley 1,200m from 13 runs in Class Four, then only a third over the 1,600m and fifth over the Valley 1,650m with every chance in the run at this level. Has stamina issues. --3

50/8/8/0/6/0SPORTS MASTER
五陵霸 (A311)
*11145 -13V-/E/B2P. F. Yiu412935-2K. Teetan 516123.8

Star Form:

Non-factor six times in Class Four, then flat sixth travelling one-out, one-back over the Valley mile at this level before a breeze-punching 2,000m disaster. Has since trialled nicely twice in blinkers. --3

60/0/0/0/0TRIUMPH
雄得 (A105)
*11145 +12B/HC. W. Chang312935-5W. M. Lai 37015623

Star Form:

Never made an impression five times settling back from wide gate on both Sha Tin surfaces up to a mile. See better first despite a downgrade. --2

77/7/3/5/8/7DOUBLE POINT
通勝 (S246)
+11052 +15C. Fownes712632-2S. Clipperton 725549.9

Star Form:

Not easy to get right. Has only managed to pick up minor cheques four times to 1,800m from nine starts after a rallying mile win on the dirt in November off a near identical mark. Turf's not a problem. --3

87/1/0/4/0/9WONDERFUL CHASER
人間尋夢 (V258)
+11152 -7K. W. Lui5125 +231-1C. Y. Ho -2 1029439.8

Star Form:

Ridden handily for a maiden win over the Valley 1,800m in January, then a one-paced 2,200m fourth two runs later before struggling on the dirt in May and a wet track last month. Not the roughest. --3

90/0/0/9/0/4CLEMENT LEGEND
文武傳奇 (B137)
*11108 -1B/TTC. S. Shum312430-2A. Sanna 618224.8

Star Form:

Did nothing seven times at both tracks, then made a good impression late down the outside for fourth over the Valley 2,200m. Might be onto something now. --3

100/8/7/0/8/3LITTLE FANTASY
小奇妙 (T298)
*11222 +9TTK. L. Man6124 +530M. F. Poon -5 4138.92.7

Star Form:

Couldn't make an impact in his opening eight runs this term, then defied a tough run beyond midfield from a wide gate for a mile third on the dirt. Was a C&D second last season off a mark of 59. --3

116/0/6/9/3/3ROCK THE TREE
搖錢樹 (P272)
+11022 -1BD. Ferraris912430-1B. Prebble 813245.4

Star Form:

Early season 1,800m winner at the Valley has gotten on track to get up for thirds once at each track over longer trips after failing to menacing six times. Can't ignore. --3

120/0/0/-/0/6/2JOY PLUS FUN
時尚風格 (V163)
+11116 +1B/TTD. Cruz511622+1M. Chadwick 119.3134.2

Star Form:

Did nothing when resuming over the 1,600m in May, then a one-paced sixth over the Sha Tin 2,000m before finding one just too good with a mid-race move to lead 600m out over the Valley 2,200m. --4

136/0/3/9/7/5CASH COURIER
天賦致寶 (S417)
*11230 -7BD. Hall7113 -219+1J. Moreira 15.67.32.3

Star Form:

Odd good run from his 10 starts this term. Rallying fifth settling last from a wide gate in a suitably run race over the 1,400m. Once a C&D third last season off a mark of 42. --3

143/8/6/8/5/1LE PANACHE
乘勝追擊 (V369)
11076 +1BT. P. Yung512531+6D. Whyte 2173.41.3

Star Form:

Placed in three of his opening 10 starts, then easily won following a midfield run over the 2,000m. Gate's good and will go close despite a rise in weight. --4

R0/8/-/6/0/6/2THE INVINCIBLE
料事如神 (A191)
11061 +10BW. Y. So4129 +335+2To Be Announced R---

Star Form:

REMARKS:
Priority
+Trump Card
*Horse(s) with priority to run
1,2,3...Order of Trainer Preference
Gear
B :Blinkers
P :Pacifier
CP :Sheepskin Cheek Pieces
CO :Sheepskin Cheek Piece 1 side
CC :Cornell Collar
BO :Blinker with one cowl only
PC :Pacifier with cowls
TT :Tongue Tie
V :Visor
"1" :First time
XB :Crossed Nose Band
E :Ear Plugs
PS :Pacifier with 1 cowl V
V :Visor
"2" :Replaced
H :Hood
SR :Shadow Roll
SB :Sheepskin Browband
" - " :Removed

PHILIP WOO’S FORMLINE

Best Effort has been racing well without winning on the dirt and was successful in Class Four last season over this C&D. He has a tough gate but has had three progressive trial after lameness in late-February and Zac Purton is a positive booking. He can save trainer Almond Lee's license with a win. Rock The Tree has gotten on track with closing thirds in back-to-back routes at both tracks. Early season 1,800m winner at the Valley is always a chance in this class. Little Fantasy closed well to place despite a hard run latest and should get a softer run from gate four. Cash Courier can produce big runs at times and Joao Moreira's a positive booking from gate one.

TROUBLE IN RUNNING

SUNNY ORIENT (V302)after the 900M was left racing wide and without cover - Race 717 BEST EFFORT (T220)after the race rider expressed concern regarding the action of the horse Post-race vet inspection did not show any significant findings The next day was again examined by the vet who said the horse to be lame in its left front leg - Race 461 THE SHOW (T256)passing the 150M was bumped and became unbalanced - Race 705 SPORTS MASTER (A311)was slow to begin Until passing the 900M travelling wide and without cover and in the straight gave ground - Race 696 CLEMENT LEGEND (B137)after the 200M got its head on the side and lay in under pressure, resulted in its rider, changing his whip into his right hand Then passing the 100M rider dropped his right rein - Race 752 JOY PLUS FUN (V163)began only fairly and then after travelling a short distance was steadied when crowded for room After the 2000M was awkwardly placed - Race 752 SPICY DOUBLE (T393)on arrival at the Start had its right front plate refitted Then was examined by the vet who said it was suitable to race Over the concluding stages was awkwardly placed outside heels and consequently was not able to be ridden out all the way to the end of the race - Race 770

VET'S REPORT

BEST EFFORT (T220)28/02/2018 Rider concerned horse's action during racing Lame left front leg on the day after racing(passed on 06/04/2018) SPORTS MASTER (A311) 03/06/2018 Unacceptable performance(passed on 22/06/2018)

TRACKWORK HIGHLIGHT

Best Effort looked good winning a trial ahead of this assignment.

QUINELLA PLACE

Race 1 Sha Tin 15 July 2018

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14 21 +13 +6.8 13 10 +5.3 119866754995435 7
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QUINELLA ODDS

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