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28 February 2021 - Sha Tin

RACE

Race 1 - YUEN SHIN HANDICAP

Sunday, 28 February 2021, 1:00pm, Sha Tin

"B+2" Course, 1200M, Expected Going: Good
Prize Money: $750000, Rating: 40-0, Class 5
Standard Time: 1.09.90, Record Time: 1.09.24
ALL BEST FRIENDS / 132lbs / 23-02-2020

TIPSTERS’ TIPS
Race 1   Sha Tin   28 Feb 2021
TOM BIDDINGTON (4) (2) (10) (5)
TRENTON AKERS (13) (5) (4) (1)
SAM AGARS (2) (3) (1) (4)
PHILLIP WOO (13) (5) (7) (6)
SHANNON (VINCENT WONG) (4) (13) (7) (10)
RACING POST ONLINE (5) (8) (7) (1)
TOM WOOD (5) (4) (13) (10)
MOST FAVOURED (5) (4) (13) (2)
No
Last runsColourHorse
PriorityHorse Wt.GearTrainerAgeWt.RatingJockeyDrawWinPlaceStar Form
ONTD
17/2/5/0/0/6ANONYMA
怡威 (C496)
+11060 -1D. Ferraris613339-1J. Moreira1312123.2

Star Form:

Followed up a near all the way win second up over the Valley 1,650m with a no-excuse fifth, then two speed-chasing failures from wide draws before a closing C&D sixth following a tardy break at this level. --3

20/5/0/7/0/0ALLOY KING
合金皇 (D287)
+11052 -36B1K. H. Ting413137-3C. Y. Ho816115.2

Star Form:

Distant fifth behind Dublin Star dictating the run second up over this C&D, then speed-chasing failure over the Valley 1,200m before faltering in front from wide gates three times. In an easier class here. --3

39/-/6/8/7/7/4REGENCY POET
帝豪精彩 (D010)
+11235 +5B/TT1K. L. Man513137-1A. Hamelin7109.13.1

Star Form:

A 15-run maiden. Finished thereabouts in his opening three Class Fours this term, then speed-duelling AWT failure following a downgrade before running on from midfield for fourth over the Valley 1,200m. --3

44/6/2/4/7/-/0IRON KING
打鐵趁熱 (C133)
+11089 +3H/TT2C. H. Yip513036-2Z. Purton10106.12.6

Star Form:

Kept on for minor cheques five times over the 1,400m from eight Class Fours last term. Resumed a fading 12th racing handy over the straight 1,000m at this level following an injury in June. Trip's more ideal. --3

53/1/8/0/5/4MONEYMORE
友盈有款 (B182)
*11080 +4B-/V1D. A. Hayes612935+1M. L. Yeung55.47.82.2

Star Form:

Added to an opening win over this C&D with a well-timed 1,400m win two runs, then misfired twice before getting up for minor cheques in his past two. Exits a close pace-stalking trip fourth. --4

66/8/0/-/3/6/8SPICY GRILL
辣得驕 (D159)
+1964 -27H/TTK. W. Lui412935-2K. Teetan1431113.5

Star Form:

Resumed a rallying 1,400m third to Adonis, then closing sixth to Green Envy following a slow start before a one-paced eighth to Galaxy Emperor after a hard run in midfield. Tries shorter trip. --4

73/-/3/8/7/0/8SUPER EIGHTEEN
惜多福 (A323)
*11253 +6BA. T. Millard712834-3B. Shinn111103.4

Star Form:

Resumed a near winner stalking the speed over the Valley 1,200m, then failed to menace four times. Gone 200m out after working hard to track the speed from a wide gate latest. Draw does help. --3

83/3/-/5/0/7/0THE ABRAXAS
太陽戰馬 (C212)
+11184 -13V-/B2Y. S. Tsui6128 +334-2H. N. Wong -365.87.42.6

Star Form:

Ended with a top-four finish in his final five runs last term. Resumed a front-running fifth over the Valley 1,200m, then faded three times up front following a downgrade at both tracks. --2

90/-/0/9/8/0/0TIGER GLARE
虎視眈眈 (D290)
+11043 +5HL. Ho412834-3K. C. Leung3143811

Star Form:

Continued to fire blanks in his opening four Class Fours at both tracks from 1,000m to a mile, then never involved from gate 12 following a downgrade over the Valley 1,200m. --2

100/0/0/0/6/5ALLOY STAR
合金之星 (D053)
+11048 +4BT. P. Yung512430-1M. Chadwick129.9144.5

Star Form:

Never figured from a wide gate following a downgrade over the Valley 1,200m, then never properly tested sixth to Tigerlad before rallying well from a wide gate for a C&D fifth to Destine Jewellery. --3

110/-/4/0/0/0/9WHO'S HORSE
表表馬 (C233)
*11126 -24B/TTA. S. Cruz512228-2R. Maia29144.8

Star Form:

Resumed a front-running fourth to Joy Master over the 1,600m, then failed to menace in his past three of four runs following a stable change. Came up flat in midfield latest over the Valley 1,200m. --2

120/-/3/2/7/9/9ONE STEP AHEAD
坪山新星 (C242)
*1995 -9B/TTP. O'Sullivan512127-2V. Borges1122226.3

Star Form:

Resumed a rallying third to Plikclone over the 1,400m, then went one better behind that same rival over this C&D before failing to figure after jumping slowly in two of his next three failures. --3

133/0/2/1/0/0THE FULL BLOOM
盛勢 (V243)
*11106 -4VD. Hall8121 +227M. F. Poon -24229.43.2

Star Form:

Veteran placed twice at Sha Tin up to a mile from his first three runs this term, then out-dashed Red Brick Fighter for a 1,400m win before misfiring from wide gates once on each surface. Has new trainer. --4

145/0/-/1/0/7/0CHARITYDREAM
眾善積福 (B334)
+11113 +4CP/TTC. W. Chang6119 +325-1H. T. Mo -393011222

Star Form:

Resumed an easy wire-to-wire winner on a wet track over the dirt mile for his new trainer, then tamely faded from inadequate draws on three occasion. Exits a straight 1,000m defeat with blood in his trachea. --2

R9/9/5/7/0/0WONDER BRAHMA
活力爆發 (C525)
11076 -14B1/H2C. Fownes5118 -224-3To Be AnnouncedR---

Star Form:

R6/4/0/-/5/0/5UNIVERSAL CROWN
陽明冠爵 (D240)
11078 +9CP/XBD. Whyte4133 +1939-2To 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

Old-timer The Full Bloom can be forgiven from wide draws in his past two starts after out-finishing Red Brick Fighter for a 1,400m win in October and that one's since won in a higher grade. He'll need to lift on his past C&D form but should map well from gate four and can bob up at a decent price for his new trainer. Moneymore won once each early on this season over this trip and the 1,400m and comes off a close pace-stalking C&D fourth to Destine Jewellery with the claim well utilised. He does look on paper to be the main danger. Super Eighteen needs to lift on his form this season but is capable of a big run on his day over this C&D and will get every chance from gate one. Spicy Grill has a tough gate but has had an excuse in back-to-back 1,400m failures after opening the campaign with a rallying third to Adonis. He's a place chance despite a step back in distance.

TROUBLE IN RUNNING

ANONYMA (C496)began very awkwardly and then got its head up when being steadied to obtain cover Approaching the 1100M was awkwardly placed outside heels when being shifted across to obtain cover - Race 402 IRON KING (C133)after the race, rider stated that the horse came under pressure near the 400M and was disappointing in the manner in which it failed to finish off the race He said the only excuse he could make for the horse's performance was that it was racing first up from a break - Race 276 MONEYMORE (B182)when questioned, rider stated that he was asked to have the horse travelling where it was comfortable and not to make use of it in the early stages He said it was felt that from the inside barrier the horse would be able to obtain a position behind the speed He explained the horse began very well and showed early speed to be in a forward position without having to be ridden along He added he anticipated that runners from the outside would cross the horse and provide him with cover, however, when a runner was not able to show sufficient speed to cross the horse, rather than restrain it, he allowed the horse to maintain its position inside that runner He also said that whilst he formed the opinion that the horse may be better suited with cover, the circumstances of the race in the early stages resulted in it maintaining its running inside that runner rather than him being able to take a trailing position behind that runner - Race 402 SPICY GRILL (D159)after passing the 1000M was steadied away from heels Passing the 100M was steadied away from heels At the 50M shifted in and made contact with a runner - Race 384 SUPER EIGHTEEN (A323)in the Straight lay in under pressure - Race 296 THE ABRAXAS (C212)after the 1100M got its head on the side and lay in when being ridden along to obtain the lead - Race 250 ALLOY STAR (D053)passing the 100M got its head on the side and shifted in away from a runner Close to the finishing line was awkwardly placed and consequently was not able to be fully ridden all the way to the end of the race - Race 402 WHO'S HORSE (C233)at the 1000M lost its right front plate On the Home Turn came under pressure to maintain its position - Race 374 ONE STEP AHEAD (C242)at the 1100M was steadied away from heels After the race, rider stated that after being left racing wide and without cover from the 800M, the horse did not close off the race as expected and was disappointing - Race 296 CHARITYDREAM (B334)as the start was effected lifted its front feet off the ground and began only fairly 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 276 WONDER BRAHMA (C525)from the 1000M raced wide and without cover and in the Straight gave ground Approaching the 300M shifted out under pressure 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 384

VET'S REPORT

CHARITYDREAM (B334)20/12/2020 Substantial blood in trachea after racing(passed on 04/01/2021) WONDER BRAHMA (C525) 01/02/2021 Lame right front leg on the day after racing(passed on 19/02/2021)

TRACKWORK HIGHLIGHT

Alloy King made ground nicely when asked for an effort during a recent all-weather track trial.

QUINELLA PLACE

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QUINELLA ODDS

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