SHIMMER AND SHINE was withdrawn on raceday morning by order of the Stewards acting on veterinary advice (injury to left hind leg). Before being allowed to race again, SHIMMER AND SHINE will be subjected to an official veterinary examination.
TORNADO TWIST began only fairly.
GUVNOR was slow to begin. After this, GUVNOR was shifted across behind runners.
Also from a wide barrier, INVINCIBLE MISSILE was shifted across behind runners.
VICTORY MACHINE had to be ridden along for a considerable distance in the early stages to obtain a position outside the lead.
Over the concluding stages, TOP SCORE lay in under pressure.
After the race, an endoscopic examination was conducted on LUCKY HERO at the request of Trainer C S Shum. The Veterinary Surgeon reported that this examination showed a substantial amount of mucus in the horse's trachea.
A veterinary inspection of VICTORY MACHINE immediately following the race did not show any significant findings.
A veterinary inspection of GUVNOR immediately following the race did not show any significant findings, however, the horse was unable to be scoped due to being fractious.
TORNADO TWIST and LOVING A BOOM were sent for sampling.
+ - Trump Card
* - Priority to Run
() - Order of Trainer Preference
MA288 Rating - Included Handicap Adjustment
- Under Rated
- Gain benefit in rating
- Reach last winning rating
- Good in sectional
- Did win in wet track
- Placed in wet track
- Won in Soft or Heavy Track
- Placed in Soft or Heavy Track