J J the Jetplane wins a hard fought Hong Kong Sprint

J J the Jet Plane, at $17, got up by a head to win the 2010 Hong Kong Sprint from Rocket Man. Rocket Man sat third behind leader Dim Sum and fought hard all the way down the straight but was run down by the South African Horse J J the Jetplane, One World missed the start and had no chance.

Champ Sacred Kingdom, the local star, ran a gallant third never giving up. This was truly one of the high class sprint races run this year anywhere.

Hong Kong Sprint Results

Finish No. Horse Jockey Trainer Actual Wt Declar.
Horse Wt.
Barrier LBW
1 2 J J THE JET PLANE (M603) P Strydom M N Houdalakis 126 1085 8
2 3 ROCKET MAN (M601) F Coetzee P B Shaw 126 1044 6 SH
3 1 SACRED KINGDOM (G268) B Prebble P F Yiu 126 1204 2 3/4
4 12 LET ME FIGHT (L176) D Beadman J Moore 126 1037 11 1-1/2
5 14 ORTENSIA (M606) C Williams A W Noonan 122 1087 5 1-3/4
6 6 KINGSGATE NATIVE (M605) R Moore Sir M R Stoute 126 1097 1 2-1/4
7 10 LUCKY NINE (L259) G Mosse C Fownes 126 1097 12 2-1/2
8 9 LITTLE BRIDGE (L285) Z Purton C S Shum 126 1121 3 3-1/4
9 11 DIM SUM (H226) O Doleuze J Moore 126 1071 9 3-1/4
10 4 GREEN BIRDIE (H245) D Whyte C Fownes 126 1090 7 3-1/2
11 5 JOY AND FUN (H014) T Angland D Cruz 126 1147 13 4-3/4
12 13 CERISE CHERRY (L141) L Dettori D Cruz 126 1109 10 5-1/2
13 8 ONE WORLD (H133) J Lloyd J Moore 126 1097 14 6-3/4
14 7 ULTRA FANTASY (G311) H W Lai P F Yiu 126 1228 4 8-1/4