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20 February 2019 - Happy Valley

RACE
SIMULCAST 1

Race 1 - FANLING HANDICAP

Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 7:15pm, Happy Valley

"C" Course, 1200M, Expected Going: Good
Prize Money: $690000, Rating: 40-0, Class 5
Standard Time: 1.10.40, Record Time: 1.09.73
LYRIC ACE / 122lbs / 21-01-2015

TIPSTERS’ TIPS
Race 1   Happy Valley   20 Feb 2019
TOM BIDDINGTON (8) (1) (4) (5)
TRENTON AKERS (8) (1) (2) (6)
SAM AGARS (8) (1) (3) (4)
PHILLIP WOO (1) (4) (6) (3)
SHANNON (VINCENT WONG) (4) (1) (2) (11)
RACING POST ONLINE (1) (4) (8) (5)
BRETT DAVIS (5) (4) (6) (1)
MOST FAVOURED (1) (4) (8) (5)
No
Last runsColourHorse
PriorityHorse Wt.GearTrainerAgeWt.RatingJockeyDrawWinPlaceStar Form
ONTD
19/2/9/8/9/1SHOW MISSION
金剛秀 (T436)
+11095 -4B/TTC. W. Chang613137+5Z. Purton65.34.91.7

Star Form:

Rallied strongly to find only one better second-up over the Valley 1,000m, then misfired in three sprints at both tracks before a well-timed win with Zac Purton on board. Has proven C&D form. --4

20/0/0/0/0/6WINNING CIRCLE
易勝相吸 (B275)
+11121 +3B/TTJ. Moore313137-2C. Schofield2118.43.0

Star Form:

Never involved in his opening six Class Four sprints at both tracks, then finished an even sixth after altering course 350m out racing midfield over the straight 1,000m at this level. --2

38/7/4/0/7/9KEEP GOING
不忘初心 (B231)
11047 +15P-/B2Y. S. Tsui4127 +733-2C. Wong -71011226.8

Star Form:

Came from midfield for a close fourth to Multimax over the Valley 1,000m in his initial Class Five run, then was beaten by the gate over this C&D before failing twice at Sha Tin with the blinkers off. --3

42/7/4/8/6/3RAICHU
雷超 (V414)
11020 -11B1/TTD. Ferraris612935K. Teetan44.3*4.11.6

Star Form:

Has earned minor cheques in six of nine starts this term. Relished a return to the Valley 1,200m for a handily-ridden third to The Show after two non-threatening AWT efforts. Will try blinkers. --4

54/8/9/6/-/7/6NASHASHUK
勁皇子 (V143)
+11080 +14TTJohn Size612834-2S. De Sousa1214174.8

Star Form:

Had excuses when resuming unplaced over the Valley 1,000m as the favourite in this grade, then rallying sixth over the Sha Tin 1,200m from a wide gate. Well-rated off a past C&D win. --3

68/0/-/5/3/0/5PERFECT CHOICE
開心再現 (A216)
11127 -6TT-R. Gibson612834-1M. Chadwick9129.93.1

Star Form:

Resumed with two positive runs over the Valley 1,000m, then an empty AWT run before a distant fifth with inappetence the day after. Has new trainer and trialled well under a hold. --4

70/0/0/0/8/0REAL GIANT
真一哥 (B382)
11103 -18H-/B1D. Hall4127 +333-5H. N. Wong -38408014

Star Form:

Non-factor six times up to a mile at both tracks. At the rear throughout from the widest gate latest over this C&D despite a downgrade. Under the whip for fourth in a recent trial in blinkers. --2

86/-/3/1/0/0/3TRENDIFUL
創意寶 (S185)
11158 -6B/TTK. H. Ting8126 +232+1C. Y. Ho -277.46.72.5

Star Form:

Easily made all second-up over this C&D, then tamely faded once at each track before coming out of a one-out, one-back third from a wide gate over the Valley 1,000m with blood in his trachea. --3

96/-/0/0/0/0/7MONEY MARSHAL
財帥 (B134)
11126 -6BP. O'Sullivan4125 +231-3M. L. Yeung -21133379.4

Star Form:

Still to get the hang of things five times this term. Failed to beat a galloper on the dirt following a stable change at this level, then flat seventh over the straight 1,000m. --2

105/0/5/7/7/5HAPPY SOUND
永常喜 (V107)
11160 +11TTC. Fownes612430-1M. Harley313215.6

Star Form:

Has only come away with non-threatening fifths over the 1,000m at both tracks in three of seven starts but is back to the mark of a Sha Tin win in September. --3

110/7/0/-/8/0/9OUR HONOUR
賞面 (S324)
*11118 -5L. Ho8122 +228-3T. H. So -2516103.4

Star Form:

Old-timer was a second-up C&D winner last term off a mark of 37. Has returned a non-factor three times over the 1,200m at both tracks. --2

124/0/0/7/0/0THE HAPPY BUNCH
七星拱照 (B121)
+11079 +32BC. S. Shum4118 +324-4M. F. Poon -317.38.72.5

Star Form:

Has shown little five times on both surfaces and courses up to a mile, including his past four for his new trainer, after exiting a speed-chasing C&D fourth in October with a cut to his right tendon. --2

R0/8/9/-/0/0/5LIGHTNING MISSILE
雷霆導彈 (A281)
11179 -10B/TTK. L. Man5127 -233-2To Be AnnouncedR---

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

Show Mission responded nicely under Zac Purton to cut down Carry To Win to succeed last start over the Valley 1,000m and can handle the extra 200m. He's since had a quiet trial and can repeat. Raichu comes off a no-excuse C&D third to The Show but is an honest Valley sprinter and the blinkers could spark improvement. He's drawn to get every chance yet again and will go close. Perfect Choice had run well in two attempts at the Valley 1,000m this term prior to a respectable fifth latest from two AWT sprints. He's since trialled nicely under a hold but will need luck from his gate. Keep Going needs to defy an awkward gate but hasn't had conditions to suit in his past three runs after going close to winning his initial Class Five run over this course and Victor Wong Chun's claim will help. Expect a better run with the blinkers back on.

TROUBLE IN RUNNING

SHOW MISSION (T436)approaching the 200M rider momentarily dropped his left rein - Race 341 WINNING CIRCLE (B275)near the 350M was shifted in after being unable to improve outside a runner Over the concluding stages got its head on the side and was awkwardly placed inside heels - Race 384 FIRE AND GOLD (B004)at the 400M was shifted in, and then after being disappointed for running inside a runner near the 350M was steadied and shifted out of that runner Passing the 200M rider dropped his right rein - Race 396 NASHASHUK (V143)began only fairly - Race 405 PERFECT CHOICE (A216)approaching the 400M was awkwardly placed - Race 266 TRENDIFUL (S185)after the race an endoscopic exam was conducted at trainer's request and that exam showed a substantial amount of blood in the horse's trachea - Race 341 MONEY MARSHAL (B134)at the start was bumped and became unbalanced - Race 384 HAPPY SOUND (V107)in the early stages failed to muster speed despite being ridden along for some distance Near the 50M was bumped and taken out - Race 384 OUR HONOUR (S324)making the first turn near the 850M lost ground when laying out After that continued to lay out, particularly rounding the Home Turn and in the early part of the Straight when racing wide and without cover - Race 330 KEEP GOING (B231)began only fairly - Race 312

VET'S REPORT

PERFECT CHOICE (A216)20/12/2018 Inappetance(passed on 04/02/2019) TRENDIFUL (S185) 16/01/2019 Substantial blood in trachea after racing(passed on 08/02/2019)

TRACKWORK HIGHLIGHT

Our Honour stuck on well for second in a trial last week.

QUINELLA ODDS

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