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Sha Tin stewards' report

Race Meeting: 15/06/2024 (Sat)
11 races - Meeting Start Time: 16:00

Going Information

Sha Tin - MIXED - Turf C+3 Course / AWT
Going:
[Turf]YIELDING(Race 1,2)SOFT(Race 3,4,5,6,9,10,11)
[All Weather Track]WET SLOW(Race 7,8)
Penetrometer Reading2.72(as of 08:00 am) 2.73(as of 03:00 pm)
Clegg Hammer Reading9.69(as of 08:00 am) 9.04(as of 03:00 pm)

Meeting Stewards

The Hon Martin Liao Cheung Kong GBS SBS JP (Chairman)
Dr Thomas So Shiu Tsung JP
Mr M Van Gestel (Chief Stipendiary Steward)
Mr T Bailey (Stipendiary Steward)
Mr G Bush (Stipendiary Steward)
Mr K C Y Kwok (Stipendiary Steward)
Mr J C H Ho (Stipendiary Steward)

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Race:1 (751) YAN CHAU TONG PLATE (Sec1) Griffin Race 1000 m

Pla.Horse
No
ColourHorseJockeyIncident
71CALIFORNIA BANNER (J132)Y L Chung (-3)Shortly after the start bumped heavily with PATCH OF COSMO, became unbalanced and shifted in and bumped SMART ZIPANG. Near the 150 Metres Y L Chung dropped his left rein for a short distance.
52CALIFORNIA MOXIE (J131)B AvdullaJumped only fairly.
83LORD OF THE ROSE (J297)K H Chan (-5)No report.
34SANTORINI (J076)K TeetanNo report.
125SMART ZIPANG (J165)B ThompsonShortly after the start was bumped on the hindquarters.
146ANGELIC (J336)A AtzeniJumped only fairly. After the race, A Atzeni reported that when placed under pressure in the Home Straight ANGELIC failed to respond and did not appreciate the "Yielding” track conditions. A veterinary inspection immediately following the race did not show any significant findings.
27KA YING RESILIENCE (J439)Z PurtonSent for sampling post-race.
18KARATE EXPRESS (J306)L HewitsonFor some distance near the 500 Metres was held up for clear running. After being shifted to the inside of SANTORINI near the 400 Metres then raced tight between SANTORINI and KA YING RESILIENCE which shifted out. As a result, KARATE EXPRESS did not obtain clear running until near the 200 Metres. Sent for sampling post-race.
139NEW ASIA GREAT (J412)K De MeloWas fractious in the barriers, then jumped awkwardly and lost ground. The barrier manners were considered unacceptable. Before being allowed to race again, NEW ASIA GREAT will be required to perform satisfactorily in a barrier trial.
410PATCH OF COSMO (J357)L FerrarisBumped shortly after the start.
611RUN YES RUN (J264)E C W Wong (-7)After the race, Apprentice E C W Wong stated that his mount failed to travel strongly at any stage of the event and, in his opinion, did not appreciate the "Yielding” track conditions. A veterinary inspection immediately following the race did not show any significant findings.
1012SMILING EMPEROR (J371)H BentleyNear the 250 Metres was held up for clear running behind ANGELIC as that runner commenced to give ground and was shifted to the outside approaching the 200 Metres to continue into clear running.
913SOLAR RIVER (J308)M L YeungNo report.
1114SUPREME WINNER (J255)K C LeungSlow to begin.

Race:2 (752) PORT SHELTER HANDICAP (Sec1) Class 5 1200 m

Pla.Horse
No
ColourHorseJockeyIncident
21COLONEL (D090)L FerrarisSent for sampling post-race.
112HAPPY FEELING (H443)B ThompsonJumped only fairly.
13TACTICAL COMMAND (H197)A BadelSent for sampling post-race.
44CHEER FOR SOUTH (H178)Y L Chung (-3)When placed under pressure after the 400 Metres lay out and as a consequence shifted out.
125COMMANDING MISSILE (G210)C L Chau (-2)A veterinary inspection immediately following the race found that horse to have bled from both nostrils. Before being allowed to race again, COMMANDING MISSILE will be required to perform satisfactorily in a barrier trial and be subjected to an official veterinary examination. Sent for sampling post-race.
76SONIC BOOM (H144)K TeetanShifted in at the start and was bumped heavily. For some distance near the 850 Metres raced keenly and was steadied away from COMMANDING MISSILE. After the race, K Teetan reported that his mount enjoyed a comfortable run during the event but failed to respond in the Home Straight and, in his opinion, may not have appreciated the "Yielding” track conditions. A veterinary inspection immediately following the race did not show any significant findings.
67TIMESTORM (G109)H BowmanAfter the race, H Bowman stated that from the outside barrier he was instructed to ride his mount in a conservative manner in the early stages and settled towards the back of the field. He said with the pace of the event being run outside of standard throughout the early and middle stages, TIMESTORM found it difficult to make up ground in the Home Straight. A veterinary inspection immediately following the race did not show any significant findings. Noted to have lost its right front plate after the race.
98WIND SPEEDER (E281)C Y HoWas left racing wide and without cover from the 850 Metres.
89THE GOOD DEAL (G025)H BentleyFrom a wide barrier was shifted across behind runners in the early stages.
310HO HO STAR (H291)K C LeungJumped only fairly. For some distance near the 850 Metres became unbalanced when racing tight to the inside of SONIC BOOM which shifted in when being steadied to avoid COMMANDING MISSILE.
1011SIX BEST FRIENDS (G205)M F Poon (-2)Jumped awkwardly and then was bumped heavily by SONIC BOOM which shifted in. After the race, M F Poon reported that his instructions were to hold a forward position but was unable to do so when being bumped heavily on jumping.
512CIRCUIT SPLENDOR (E482)M L YeungRaced wide and without cover for the majority of the event.

Race:3 (753) TIU CHUNG CHAU HANDICAP (Sec1) Class 5 1600 m

Pla.Horse
No
ColourHorseJockeyIncident
131BULB PRINCE (G179)E C W Wong (-7)A veterinary inspection immediately following the race did not show any significant findings.
72JOYFUL FRIENDSHIP (H295)H BowmanJumped only fairly.
93RELIABLE PROFIT (G462)L HewitsonAfter the race, L Hewitson stated that his mount was able to obtain a position outside the lead, but carrying equal top weight of 135 lbs on the "”Soft” track, did not finish the race off in the Home Straight. A veterinary inspection immediately following the race did not show any significant findings.
34SMART BEAUTY (G477)Z PurtonFrom the outside barrier was shifted across behind runners in the early stages. Raced keenly in the early stages and near the 1200 Metres shifted out when being steadied away from LADY BILLIE. Over the concluding stages lay in and away from CASA LEGEND.
145LADY BILLIE (H365)M ChadwickBumped at the start.
126SUNNY BABY (E166)A HamelinApproaching the 300 Metres was eased when crowded between JOYFUL FRIENDSHIP and CASA LEGEND which shifted out to improve. A veterinary inspection immediately following the race did not show any significant findings.
87HAPPY HUNK (H101)K C LeungNo report.
28LEATHER MASTER (H034)B ThompsonBumped at the start. Sent for sampling post-race.
19CASA LEGEND (G126)M F Poon (-2)Stood flat-footed as the start was effected and lost ground. A warning was placed on the horse’s barrier manners. Sent for sampling post-race.
510SUPERB DADDY (D235)Y L Chung (-3)No report.
611GENERAL WINNER (E376)A AtzeniNo report.
412FOXHUNTER WAY (E296)K TeetanNo report.
1013DIAMOND WINNER (H285)A BadelMade contact with the left side of its barrier on jumping and became unbalanced. From a wide barrier was shifted across behind runners in the early stages.
1114HANG'S CHOICE (E311)M L YeungRaced wide and without cover from the 900 Metres.

Race:4 (754) KAU SAI CHAU HANDICAP (Sec2) Class 4 1200 m

Pla.Horse
No
ColourHorseJockeyIncident
11GLORY ELITE (H311)K C LeungSent for sampling post-race.
102HAPPY TRIO (G244)H BentleyFor some distance after the 450 Metres H Bentley dropped his left rein. Raced wide and without cover for the majority of the event. A veterinary inspection immediately following the race did not show any significant findings. Noted to have lost its right front plate after the race.
23METRO WARRIOR (D387)E C W Wong (-7)Sent for sampling post-race.
34BRILLIANT EXPRESS (J321)H BowmanJumped only fairly and then was badly crowded for room between YODA’S CHOICE and HAPPY TRIO, both of which shifted ground.
125CIRCUIT VICTORY (H487)Y L Chung (-3)Was fractious in the starting gates. Removed from the barriers, examined by the Veterinary Officer and passed suitable to race. After travelling a short distance was bumped. A veterinary inspection immediately following the race did not show any significant findings.
116SUPER BEN (J148)K De MeloJumped only fairly.
97WISDOM STAR (J351)B AvdullaKicked by another horse at the Start, examined by the Veterinary Officer and passed suitable to race. From a wide barrier was shifted across behind runners in the early stages.
88OMAKASE (H416)K TeetanNo report.
79DRACO (J115)C Y HoFrom the outside barrier was shifted across behind runners in the early stages.
610WINNING TURN (J163)C L Chau (-2)After travelling a short distance was bumped.
511YODA'S CHOICE (J146)A AtzeniShortly after the start bumped heavily with BRILLIANT EXPRESS, resulting in its rider A Atzeni becoming unbalanced for a short distance and his left foot being dislodged from his stirrup iron for a short period of time.
412SPICY SO SMART (G203)M F Poon (-2)No report.

Race:5 (755) KAU SAI CHAU HANDICAP (Sec1) Class 4 1200 m

Pla.Horse
No
ColourHorseJockeyIncident
111AWESOME TREASURE (E435)E C W Wong (-7)After the race, Apprentice E C W Wong stated that his instructions were to lead. He said despite riding his mount along in the early stages, he was unable to cross runners to his inside and as a consequence he elected to obtain a position with cover behind SPICY KNUCKLES. He added AWESOME TREASURE travelled satisfactorily in this position and after making contact with CAPTAIN WIN after the 450 Metres when he shifted out to improve, AWESOME TREASURE failed to respond to his riding in the Home Straight. A veterinary inspection immediately following the race which included an endoscopic examination showed a substantial amount of blood in the horse’s trachea. The performance of AWESOME TREASURE was considered disappointing as compared to its previous race starts. Before being allowed to race again, AWESOME TREASURE will be required to perform to the satisfaction of the Stewards in a barrier trial and be subjected to an official veterinary examination. Sent for sampling post-race.
82NEBRASKAN (J304)Z PurtonBumped on the hindquarters shortly after the start. A veterinary inspection immediately following the race did not show any significant findings.
13CAPTAIN WIN (E466)K TeetanAfter the 450 Metres was bumped and taken wider by AWESOME TREASURE which shifted out. Sent for sampling post-race.
74DRAGON FOUR SEAS (J317)K C LeungBumped shortly after the start.
45FAMILY JEWEL (J390)M L YeungCrowded on jumping between NEBRASKAN and FUN N FUN TOGETHER which shifted out. Approaching the 400 Metres was shifted to the inside of AWESOME TREASURE to continue into clear running.
36FUN N FUN TOGETHER (J232)C Y HoShifted out at the start, was bumped and became unbalanced.
127SPICY KNUCKLES (H463)M F Poon (-2)A veterinary inspection immediately following the race did not show any significant findings.
58SUPER LEGENDS (H364)H BowmanShortly after the start was bumped when it shifted in. After the race, H Bowman reported that his mount made an abnormal respiratory noise during the running of the event. A veterinary inspection immediately following the race did not show any significant findings.
69VIEW OF THE WORLD (J348)A BadelFrom a wide barrier was shifted across behind runners in the early stages.
210BALLISTIC WIN (J040)B ThompsonShortly after the start was crowded by AWESOME TREASURE which shifted in before being corrected by its rider. Sent for sampling post-race.
911PACKING BRILLIANT (H421)A AtzeniJumped awkwardly and lost ground.
1012SHINKANSEN (H277)K De MeloOn arrival at the Start, the tongue tie applied to SHINKANSEN was refitted. From the outside barrier was shifted across behind runners in the early stages.

Race:6 (756) CLEAR WATER BAY HANDICAP (Sec1) Class 3 1200 m

Pla.Horse
No
ColourHorseJockeyIncident
41IMA SINGLE MAN (D476)Y L Chung (-3)Jumped only fairly. Despite being ridden along in the early stages failed to show sufficient pace to hold a more forward position.
12CALL ME GLORIOUS (H410)Z PurtonSent for sampling post-race.
23GRACIOUS EXPRESS (J188)B AvdullaSent for sampling post-race.
54GREAT STATE (J124)K De MeloNear the 900 Metres shifted out when being steadied away from AORAKI SUMMIT.
75PRESTIGE ALWAYS (J300)K TeetanWas fractious in the starting gates, jumped awkwardly and lost considerable ground. Before being allowed to race again, PRESTIGE ALWAYS will be required to perform satisfactorily in a barrier trial. A veterinary inspection immediately following the race found that horse to have sustained a small wound to the right hind leg.
106AORAKI SUMMIT (H300)A AtzeniA veterinary inspection immediately following the race found that horse to have bled from both nostrils. As this was the second occasion that AORAKI SUMMIT had bled, the horse is permanently barred from any further racing.
97PULSAR STRIDER (G407)K C LeungRaced wide and without cover for the majority of the event. Noted to have bled from both nostrils after the race. As this was the second occasion that PULSAR STRIDER had bled, the horse is permanently barred from any further racing.
68MIGHTY COMMANDER (J360)C Y HoAfter the 1000 Metres got its head up when being steadied to allow CALL ME GLORIOUS to cross. Continued to race keenly for some distance thereafter and near the 800 Metres got its head up again when being steadied to avoid GRACIOUS EXPRESS (B Avdulla) which shifted in when not clear. B Avdulla was reprimanded.
89RICH HORSE (J191)A BadelFor some distance approaching the 700 Metres was steadied to avoid MIGHTY COMMANDER.
310VICTOR THE RAPID (J393)C L Chau (-2)No report.

Race:7 (757) KIU TSUI HANDICAP (Sec1) Class 4 1200 m

Pla.Horse
No
ColourHorseJockeyIncident
71FORTUNE WHISKEY (J153)H T Mo (-2)No report.
32TOP SCORER (J120)H BowmanBumped shortly after the start. Raced wide and without cover from the 700 Metres. Sent for sampling post-race.
93EVERYONE'S VICTORY (E177)L HewitsonBumped shortly after the start. Crowded near the 750 Metres. After the race, L Hewitson reported that his mount was unsuited by the rain-affected going. A veterinary inspection immediately following the race did not show any significant findings.
124THE GREAT MASTER (H457)Y L Chung (-3)Noted to have blood in the mouth after the race.
45HINOKAMI KAGURA (H384)H BentleyBumped shortly after the start. Crowded near the 750 Metres.
26ROBOT KNIGHT (H464)L FerrarisShifted in at the start and was bumped on the hindquarters. When questioned, L Ferraris stated that the intention was to hold an on-pace position, however, when caught wide in the early stages he elected to continue to go forward to cross runners to his inside to avoid racing wide. He added as a consequence ROBOT KNIGHT settled in a more forward position than what had been intended. Sent for sampling post-race.
87TRIUMPHANT WARRIOR (H430)Z PurtonNear the 750 Metres was steadied when crowded by THE GREAT MASTER (Y L Chung) which shifted in when not clear. Y L Chung was reprimanded and advised to ensure he gives sufficient clearance when shifting ground. After the race, Z Purton reported that his mount was unsuited by the rain-affected going. A veterinary inspection immediately following the race did not show any significant findings.
58CRAZY TREASURE (J063)M ChadwickNear the 300 Metres was steadied when crowded between ACA POWER and HINOKAMI KAGURA (H Bentley) which shifted out when not clear. H Bentley was severely reprimanded. After the race, M Chadwick stated that from a wide barrier he was instructed to ride his mount conservatively in the early stages. Trainer M Newnham confirmed the instructions issued and stated that it was not the intention at its most recent start on 29 May 2024 to lead the event.
69STRIVE FOR GLORY (D186)B ThompsonNo report.
110ACA POWER (E144)A BadelJumped only fairly and then shortly after the start blundered when crowded between TOP SCORER which shifted out slightly and ROBOT KNIGHT which shifted in when being corrected by its rider. Sent for sampling post-race.
1011HIGH RISE POWER (H353)C Y HoRaced wide and without cover from the 700 Metres.
1112DAILY TROPHY (H283)K TeetanRaced very wide and without cover from the 700 Metres and hung out making the turn from the 600 Metres. A veterinary inspection immediately following the race did not show any significant findings.

Race:8 (758) GRASS ISLAND HANDICAP (Sec1) Class 3 1200 m

Pla.Horse
No
ColourHorseJockeyIncident
31VICTORY MOMENTS (H142)Z PurtonSent for sampling post-race.
52YOUTHFUL DEAL (G340)B AvdullaSlow to begin.
103MAGNIAC (H141)H BowmanRaced very wide and without cover for the majority of the event. The performance of MAGNIAC, which finished tailed out, was considered unacceptable. Before being allowed to race again, MAGNIAC will be required to perform to the satisfaction of the Stewards in a barrier trial and be subjected to an official veterinary examination.
44SUPER WIN DRAGON (E253)K De MeloNo report.
15CAPITAL DELIGHT (H262)C Y HoJumped only fairly. Between the 350 Metres and the 250 Metres was held up for clear running. Sent for sampling post-race.
86HONG KONG HALL (G315)A BadelAfter the race, A Badel stated that his intention was to lead, but in the early stages was unable to hold a position on the rail when SELF IMPROVEMENT remained to his inside. He added in the Home Straight HONG KONG HALL did not respond to his riding and, in his opinion, this was due to the horse not being able to obtain a position on the rail. He said the horse performed in a similar manner on 13 March 2024 when unable to obtain a position on the rail and this was the reason as to why HONG KONG HALL performed disappointingly tonight. A veterinary inspection immediately following the race did not show any significant findings. The performance of HONG KONG HALL was considered to be disappointing as compared to its previous race starts. Before being allowed to race again, HONG KONG HALL will be required to perform to the satisfaction of the Stewards in a barrier trial and be subjected to an official veterinary examination.
27SELF IMPROVEMENT (H337)K TeetanSent for sampling post-race.
68MUST GO (J133)A AtzeniA veterinary inspection immediately following the race did not show any significant findings.
99HIGHLAND RAHY (J298)L HewitsonRaced wide and without cover for the majority of the event. The performance of HIGHLAND RAHY, which finished tailed out, was considered unacceptable. Before being allowed to race again, HIGHLAND RAHY will be required to perform to the satisfaction of the Stewards in a barrier trial and be subjected to an official veterinary examination.
710JOY COMING (H149)B ThompsonNear the 750 Metres momentarily raced tight to the inside of HIGHLAND RAHY before HIGHLAND RAHY was corrected by its rider.

Race:9 (759) HOI HA HANDICAP (Sec1) Class 3 1400 m

Pla.Horse
No
ColourHorseJockeyIncident
21PATCH OF THETA (H485)H BowmanRaced wide and without cover from the 1000 Metres. Noted to have sustained a small wound to the left hind leg. Sent for sampling post-race.
32BEAUTY FIT (E279)Z PurtonAfter the race, Z Purton stated that the intention was to hold a forward position, but despite riding his mount along in the early stages it did not show sufficient pace to do so. He said when caught wide he then elected to shift his mount in behind runners in an attempt to obtain cover which he was able to obtain near the 900 Metres and as a result BEAUTY FIT settled further back in the field than what had been intended.
53HEALTHY HEALTHY (H203)A BadelWhen questioned regarding his riding, A Badel stated that he was instructed to hold a forward position but not necessarily lead. He said when his mount showed good pace in the early stages, he was able to improve to the front approaching the 1100 Metres. He added although he was aware the pace of the event was being run at a genuine pace, he was reluctant to restrain his mount as it was travelling comfortably. He further stated that he also elected to stay racing away from the rail as he was of the opinion the track was inferior due to the previous race on the turf being run towards the rail in heavy rain.
44FANTASTIC FUN (J364)M L YeungOn the Home Turn raced tight to the inside of NORTHERN BEACHES and was bumped near the 450 Metres.
105HYPER DRAGON BALL (G450)K TeetanSlow to begin. After the race, K Teetan reported that his mount failed to show pace in the early stages and when he was concerned there may be something amiss with HYPER DRAGON BALL after travelling a short distance, he eased it down from the event approaching the 1100 Metres. A veterinary inspection immediately following the race found that horse to have a continuous displacement of the soft palate. As previous concern had been expressed with the horse’s action, HYPER DRAGON BALL will be required to perform to the satisfaction of the Stewards in consecutive barrier trials and be subjected to an official veterinary examination which must include additional diagnostic assessments before being allowed to race again.
16SUNLIGHT POWER (H244)C L Chau (-2)Shortly after the start was steadied when PATCH OF THETA was taken in by HEALTHY HEALTHY. In the middle stages raced ungenerously. Lay in over the concluding stages when placed under pressure. Sent for sampling post-race.
67ACROSS DA UNIVERSE (J328)M F Poon (-2)From the outside barrier was shifted across behind runners in the early stages.
89NORTHERN BEACHES (H266)L HewitsonMaking the Home Turn NORTHERN BEACHES and FANTASTIC FUN improved to the inside of HEALTHY HEALTHY and near the 450 Metres was crowded by HEALTHY HEALTHY (A Badel) which shifted in, resulting in NORTHERN BEACHES being taken in onto FANTASTIC FUN and NORTHERN BEACHES and FANTASTIC FUN making contact. A Badel was advised to exercise more care. A veterinary inspection immediately following the race did not show any significant findings.
910WRITTEN CASA (J305)B AvdullaA veterinary inspection immediately following the race did not show any significant findings.
711STELLAR SWIFT (J139)A AtzeniJumped awkwardly and lost ground.
 8 EIGHTEEN PALMS (H033)Y L Chung (-3)Withdrawn on raceday morning by order of the Stewards acting on veterinary advice (lame right fore). Before being allowed to race again, EIGHTEEN PALMS will be subjected to an official veterinary examination.

Race:10 (760) MIRS BAY HANDICAP (Sec1) Class 4 1400 m

Pla.Horse
No
ColourHorseJockeyIncident
41LAUGH TALE (G406)E C W Wong (-7)Near the 850 Metres was momentarily crowded by ALP’S AFFECTION which shifted in before being corrected. Near the 650 Metres commenced to race keenly and was steadied away from MEANINGFUL DRAGON.
5 DH2OWNERS' PRAISE (H047)L HewitsonHeld up on the Home Turn.
5 DH3CIRCUIT FIERY (H475)Z PurtonWhen questioned, Z Purton stated that when caught wide in the early stages he shifted his mount across behind runners near the 1100 Metres to obtain cover. He added that in the Home Straight his intention was to shift to the outside of LAUGH TALE but was unable to do so when MEANINGFUL DRAGON was positioned directly to his outside. He said as a result he then looked for runs to the inside, but when FAMILY FORTUNE (A Badel) shifted out at the 350 Metres, he was then obliged to steady his mount further before obtaining clear running near the 350 Metres. A Badel was advised to exercise more care.
134ALP'S AFFECTION (J289)K TeetanBumped at the start. The performance of ALP’S AFFECTION, which finished tailed out, was considered unacceptable. Before being allowed to race again, ALP’S AFFECTION will be required to perform to the satisfaction of the Stewards in a barrier trial and be subjected to an official veterinary examination.
145MEANINGFUL DRAGON (H453)C Y HoNear the 400 Metres became unbalanced as it commenced to give ground. After the race, C Y Ho reported that his mount failed to handle the "Soft” tack conditions. A veterinary inspection immediately following the race did not show any significant findings. The performance of MEANINGFUL DRAGON, which finished tailed out, was considered unacceptable. Before being allowed to race again, MEANINGFUL DRAGON will be required to perform to the satisfaction of the Stewards in a barrier trial and be subjected to an official veterinary examination.
76CLEAR COURAGE (J257)C L Chau (-2)No report.
17ALL RICHES (G060)A HamelinSent for sampling post-race.
28FORERUNNER (G465)H BowmanJumped awkwardly, made contact with the left side of its barrier and became unbalanced. Sent for sampling post-race.
39FUN N GLORY (G003)B AvdullaNo report.
910SMILING COLLECTOR (G128)H BentleyA veterinary inspection immediately following the race did not show any significant findings.
1011WIN SPEED (J205)B ThompsonShifted in at the start and made contact with ALP’S AFFECTION. Raced wide and without cover for the majority of the event.
812FAMILY FORTUNE (H447)A BadelNo report.
1113LINK (J177)M ChadwickJumped awkwardly. From a wide barrier was shifted across behind runners in the early stages.
1214FALCON COURT (J056)A AtzeniAfter the race, A Atzeni reported that his mount jumped reasonably well and as a consequence he allowed it to stride forward. He said in the early stages FALCON COURT over-raced and was caught very wide and without cover. He further stated that FALCON COURT hung out in the middle stages before giving ground in the Home Straight. A veterinary inspection immediately following the race did not show any significant findings.

Race:11 (761) KAT O HANDICAP (Sec1) Class 3 1600 m

Pla.Horse
No
ColourHorseJockeyIncident
121FIND MY LOVE (H110)M L YeungNo report.
82KEMPES (J265)H BowmanBumped on jumping. For some distance approaching the 500 Metres was held up for clear running behind WAH MAY WAI WAI which was commencing to give ground.
53CHING (G380)L HewitsonBumped on jumping.
14KARMA (G392)C Y HoFrom the outside barrier was shifted across behind runners in the early stages. Sent for sampling post-race.
65YOUNG ACHIEVER (J291)Z PurtonJumped awkwardly and then was checked shortly after the start when crowded between PRAY FOR MIR which was taken out by POWERFUL WINGS and BEAUTY LIVE (Y L Chung) which shifted in. Y L Chung was reprimanded and advised to make a greater effort to prevent his mounts from shifting ground. Approaching the 100 Metres was eased when PRAY FOR MIR was taken out towards that runner.
36SIMPLE HEDGE (H237)B AvdullaSlow to begin. Approaching the 100 Metres shifted out and made contact with PRAY FOR MIR.
77BEAUTY LIVE (G057)Y L Chung (-3)No report.
28ORIENTAL SMOKE (E467)B ThompsonSent for sampling post-race.
49PRAY FOR MIR (J245)M ChadwickCrowded shortly after the start. Approaching the 100 Metres SIMPLE HEDGE was shifted to the outside of ORIENTAL SMOKE to obtain clear running and as a result made contact with PRAY FOR MIR.
1310WAH MAY WAI WAI (J193)M F Poon (-2)Bumped on jumping. Raced wide and without cover for the majority of the event. After the race, M F Poon reported that from a wide barrier he was instructed to take up a forward position. Trainer A S Cruz confirmed the instructions issued. A veterinary inspection immediately following the race did not show any significant findings. The performance of WAH MAY WAI WAI, which finished tailed out, was considered unacceptable. Before being allowed to race again, WAH MAY WAI WAI will be required to perform to the satisfaction of the Stewards in a barrier trial and be subjected to an official veterinary examination.
1011AEROINVINCIBLE (J180)A AtzeniNear the 900 Metres commenced to race keenly and was steadied away from PRAY FOR MIR. After the race, A Atzeni reported that his mount raced keenly throughout the event, did not respond to his riding in the Home Straight and, in his opinion, was not comfortable on the "Soft” track conditions. A veterinary inspection immediately following the race did not show any significant findings. The performance of AEROINVINCIBLE was considered to be disappointing as compared to its previous race starts. Before being allowed to race again, AEROINVINCIBLE will be required to perform to the satisfaction of the Stewards in a barrier trial and be subjected to an official veterinary examination. Sent for sampling post-race.
912POWERFUL WINGS (G225)A HamelinAfter the race, A Hamelin reported that his mount hung in throughout the event and failed to respond to his riding in the Home Straight. A veterinary inspection immediately following the race did not show any significant findings. Noted to have lost its left hind plate after the race.
1113SILVER UP (J078)K TeetanFrom a wide barrier was shifted across behind runners in the early stages. After the race, K Teetan reported that his mount was not comfortable on the "Soft” track conditions. A veterinary inspection immediately following the race did not show any significant findings.

General

1.

When horses were parading for the running of Race 7, significant lightning activity commenced in the area. As a result, the start of Race 7 was delayed until 7:40 pm. The starting times for the remainder of the event were amended as follows:

Race 8: 8:10 pm
Race 9: 8:40 pm
Race 10: 9:15 pm
Race 11: 9:50 pm

2.

After the running of Race 3, the track classification for the turf course was officially changed from "Yielding” to "Soft”. This change in the opinion of the Stewards should be recorded as being retrospective. As a consequence of this, the official results will show Race 3 being run on a track rated "Soft”.

3. 12 June 2024 Happy Valley Racemeeting – Race 1 (742)

MASTER OF LUCK – The Veterinary Surgeon reported that the horse had sustained a left front tendon injury after racing. Before being allowed to race again, MASTER OF LUCK will be subjected to an official veterinary examination.

4.

Racing Laboratory tests of HAPPY TANGO, GOOD VIEW GLORY, SERANGOON, SHARPEN BRIGHT, PACKING POWER, CIRCUIT SEVEN, ERNEST FEELING, SO TREASURE, GOLDEN CHAMPION, DARING PURSUIT, FIGHTING MACHINE, CAN’T GO WONG, STURDY RUBY, NORTHERN BEAST, ZOOM BOOM, HELENE WARRIOR, LADY’S CHOICE, HAPPY FAT CAT, KYRUS DRAGON, WINGS OF WAR, CALIFORNIA TOUCH and KA YING CHEER (5.6.24) proved negative.

Summary

1. Withdrawals

Race 9
EIGHTEEN PALMS on raceday morning on veterinary advice

2. Severe Reprimand

Race 7
H Bentley (HINOKAMI KAGURA) for shifting out near the 300 Metres

3. Reprimands

Race 6
B Avdulla (GRACIOUS EXPRESS) for shifting in near the 800 Metres

Race 7
Y L Chung (THE GREAT MASTER) for shifting in near the 750 Metres

Race 11
Y L Chung (BEAUTY LIVE) for shifting in shortly after the start

4. Warnings

Race 9
A Badel (HEALTHY HEALTHY) for shifting in near the 450 Metres

Race 10
A Badel (FAMILY FORTUNE) for shifting out at the 350 Metres

5. Bleeders

Race 2
COMMANDING MISSILE

Race 6
AORAKI SUMMIT (2nd time)
PULSAR STRIDER (2nd time)

6. Barrier Trials

Race 1
NEW ASIA GREAT (barrier manners)

Race 2
COMMANDING MISSILE (bleeder)

Race 5
AWESOME TREASURE (disappointing performance)

Race 6
PRESTIGE ALWAYS (barrier manners)

Race 8
MAGNIAC (unacceptable performance)
HONG KONG HALL (disappointing performance)
HIGHLAND RAHY (unacceptable performance)

Race 9
HYPER DRAGON BALL (unacceptable performance)

Race 10
ALP’S AFFECTION (unacceptable performance)
MEANINGFUL DRAGON (unacceptable performance)

Race 11
WAH MAY WAI WAI (unacceptable performance)
AEROINVINCIBLE (disappointing performance)

7. Official Veterinary Examinations

Race 2
COMMANDING MISSILE

Race 5
AWESOME TREASURE

Race 8
MAGNIAC
HONG KONG HALL
HIGHLAND RAHY

Race 9
HYPER DRAGON BALL
EIGHTEEN PALMS

Race 10
ALP’S AFFECTION
MEANINGFUL DRAGON

Race 11
WAH MAY WAI WAI
AEROINVINCIBLE

General
MASTER OF LUCK

8. Rolling Arrangement

The track was not rolled today.

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