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14 July 2019 - Sha Tin

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Race 8 - THE SHA TIN MILE TROPHY (HANDICAP)

Sunday, 14 July 2019, 4:05pm, Sha Tin

"A" Course, 1600M, Expected Going: Good To Firm
Prize Money: $2625000, Rating: 115-90, Class 1
Standard Time: 1.34.25, Record Time: 1.33.33
HELENE PARAGON / 133lbs / 10-07-2016

TIPSTERS’ TIPS
Race 8   Sha Tin   14 Jul 2019
TOM BIDDINGTON (7) (8) (5) (4)
TRENTON AKERS (7) (5) (10) (11)
SAM AGARS (1) (4) (5) (7)
PHILLIP WOO (4) (10) (7) (5)
SHANNON (VINCENT WONG) (5) (7) (4) (6)
RACING POST ONLINE (4) (7) (10) (6)
BRETT DAVIS (10) (4) (7) (1)
MOST FAVOURED (7) (4) (5) (10)
No
Last runsColourHorse
PriorityHorse Wt.GearTrainerAgeWt.RatingJockeyDrawWinPlaceStar Form
ONTD
12/2/3/1/5/3CITRON SPIRIT
龍船鼓響 (T286)
1030 +5H/XBP. F. Yiu7133 +3114M. F. Poon -3116142.5

Star Form:

Brilliant campaign for a win once each over the 1,400m and Valley 1,800m and five placings from 10 starts this term. Exits a rallying third to Rise High in a Group race over the Sha Tin 1,800m. --4

28/4/5/7/7/7WINNER'S WAY
勝得威 (A025)
1109 +5CP-/TTA. S. Cruz6130111-2K. Teetan240448.6

Star Form:

Resumed a neck winner over the 1,200m, then earned minor cheques six times at Group level to 1,400m from his next 12 starts. Past mile winner at the Valley. --2

33/3/8/8/8/0DINOZZO
達羅素 (V246)
1052 -2B/TTJohn Size6129110-2U. Rispoli525396.2

Star Form:

Hit a decent patch of form to get up for placings in three straight runs, including a third in a Group One over 2,000m, then failed to let down three times at Group level at 1,600m and further. --2

43/3/0/5/1/2KA YING STAR
嘉應之星 (C198)
1098 -4CP/TTA. S. Cruz4127108+2C. Y. Ho64.24.41.7

Star Form:

Had placed in both the Classic Mile and 1,800m Classic Cup. Made all two back for a second 1,600m win in Class Two, then was only overhauled by Champion's Way latest in a Group race. --5

51/2/8/2/1/7GOOD STANDING
信心保證 (B105)
1241 -19B/XBJ. Moore5126107Z. Purton32.9*3.12.0

Star Form:

Beat Enrichment over this C&D in February, then notched a win and two seconds over the 1,400m from five starts. Disappointed in a recent Group race over this trip. Has since trialled fine. --3

64/-/4/0/7/7/1DOCTOR GEOFF
幸福分享 (A409)
988 +2HK. W. Lui5123104+6A. Domeyer1016174.2

Star Form:

Needed the run when a C&D seventh to Ka Ying Star in April following a tendon injury, then had excuses in a trip seventh to Red Warrior before defying a tough run to win over the Valley 1,800m. --4

75/3/1/2/4/2TIME TO CELEBRATE
志趣相投 (A367)
1059 +5BJohn Size5123104+2J. Moreira45.34.21.6

Star Form:

Easily won over this C&D in February, then has filled the frame three times. Ran on nicely from behind midfield in a recent 1,400m second to Flying Thunder in a Group race. Has since trialled well. --4

82/1/0/9/2/4MISSION TYCOON
妙算達人 (B224)
1251 -11B/TTF. C. Lor4122103K. C. Leung813113.2

Star Form:

Gifted an easy time in front for an upset Classic Cup win in February, then produced two outclassed runs before filling the frame twice. Exits a pace-stalking trip fourth to Champion's Way in a Group race. --4

92/2/5/2/2/2RAGING BLITZKRIEG
精算閃擊 (B147)
1117 +8HJohn Size511394+1M. Chadwick1119317.5

Star Form:

Comfortably won over the AWT 1,200m in December, then has shown a versatile run style to come away with seconds six times from seven starts on both surfaces to a mile. Recent dirt trial winner. --3

105/5/6/8/2/3HARMONY VICTORY
協霸神駒 (B405)
1063 +16SR/TTC. S. Shum411393G. van Niekerk9109.02.3

Star Form:

Dashed strongly to win over the 1,800m in Class Two, then wasn't disgraced in any leg of the four-year-old series from his next four runs before closing solidly for C&D placings twice. --5

111/6/5/8/6/0WORLD RECORD
世界紀錄 (V040)
1109 -7XBA. T. Millard611391-2V. Borges729326.5

Star Form:

Has found it harder five times after opening the campaign with two rallying 1,400m wins and a C&D second. Came out of a May defeat lame the day after. Others appeal more. --2

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

Ka Ying Star has given a terrific sight on the speed in four C&D runs for two wins in Class Two and two placings at Group level, including a second last month behind Champion's Way, and has since had a routine trial on the dirt. He's a pace threat. Harmony Victory is better suited over the 1,800m but has hit the line with purpose in his past two C&D runs for a second to rival Ka Ying Star and a third to Not Usual Talent. He'll be running on late. Time To Celebrate has been threatening in his past three starts to add to an easy C&D win in February, including a closing second to Flying Thunder in a recent Group race over the 1,400m, and seems to be in good spirits following a positive trial. Good Standing has been mixing some good runs with bad runs but has been near perfect in three rides this term under Zac Purton, including a soft win two back, and is drawn to get a sweet run.

TROUBLE IN RUNNING

CITRON SPIRIT (T286)in the early stages was steadied to obtain cover - Race 758 WINNER'S WAY (A025)was slow to begin - Race 753 GOOD STANDING (B105)after the race, rider stated that after travelling satisfactorily throughout the early and middle stages, the horse did not quicken as anticipated and, in his opinion, was disappointing - Race 711 DOCTOR GEOFF (A409)after the 950M was crowded for room In the early part of the Straight raced with its head on the side and lay in After the 100M shifted out and bumped a runner and passing the 50M again shifted out The Stewards deferred the declaration of weighed-in as they were of the view that two incidents occurred over the final 100M which cast sufficient doubt as to whether the horse should be declared the winner It was found that passing the 100M the horse shifted out and bumped the 2nd placegetter It was further established that passing the 50M the horse again shifted out, resulting in the 2nd placegetter having to be shifted out away from heels Having regard to the margin between the two horses at the relevant stages of the race and at the end of the race, the Stewards did not believe that had the incidents not occurred the 2nd placegetter would have finished in front of the horse and therefore the matter did not proceed to a formal objection/protest hearing with weighed-in being semaphored on the Judge's placings - Race 721 HARMONY VICTORY (B405)at the start shifted out, made contact with a runner - Race 750 WORLD RECORD (V040)at the start was crowded for room and was shifted across behind runners Following the race, rider reported that although obliged to race three wide in the early stages, his mount had cover He said however that near the 700M when a runner shifted out to his inside, that forced his mount into a four wide position without cover which left it exposed some distance from the finish He said his mount consequently did not close off the race as expected and was disappointing 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 right front leg - Race 654

VET'S REPORT

WORLD RECORD (V040)12/05/2019 Lame right front leg on the day after racing(passed on 11/06/2019)

TRACKWORK HIGHLIGHT

Raging Blitzkrieg looked the goods when winning a recent trial.

QUINELLA PLACE

Race 8 Sha Tin 14 July 2019

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12 - - - - 112.39.3187.927--- 5
13 - - - - - 1133632084--- 6
14 - - - - - - 10157.536--- 7
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QUINELLA ODDS

Race 8 Sha Tin 14 July 2019

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