JUMBO ENGINE was withdrawn on 23.1.21 by order of the Stewards acting on veterinary advice (lame right fore) and was replaced by Standby Declared Starter FOCUS (H W Lai). Before being allowed to race again, JUMBO ENGINE will be subjected to an official veterinary examination.
DRAGON KINGDOM, which was fractious in the barriers, lifted its front feet off the ground as the start was effected and lost ground.
BELLA BABY was slow to begin and then was inconvenienced by SELL MY SOLE which shifted in after jumping awkwardly.
E HONEY began awkwardly.
HOLYSHOWCASING also began awkwardly, then shifted out and became awkwardly placed on the heels of FOCUS.
MOMENTUM HAPPY and SUNNY AND GOLD bumped at the start.
After passing the 400 Metres, ISLAND SUNSHINE raced greenly when placed under pressure.
E HONEY had some difficulty obtaining clear running approaching the 200 Metres and then at the 100 Metres was shifted to the inside of HOLYSHOWCASING which drifted out under pressure.
After the race, an endoscopic examination was conducted on MOMENTUM HAPPY at the request of Trainer K H Ting. The Veterinary Surgeon said this examination showed a substantial amount of blood in the horse’s trachea. Before being allowed to race again, MOMENTUM HAPPY will be subjected to an official veterinary examination.
After returning to the stables following the race, HONEY BEE was found to be distressed. Before being allowed to race again, HONEY BEE will be subjected to an official veterinary examination.
A veterinary inspection of CALIFORNIA GUNGHO immediately following the race did not show any significant findings.
WINNER METHOD and BELLA BABY were sent for sampling.
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