Sip Of A Time
TEA FOR TWO II, its name coming from the song made famous by Doris Day in the 1950 film “Tea For Two” with lyrics “Tea for two and two for tea, just me for you and you for me alone”!
Sip Of A Time One Of A Kind
|Country of Origin||: GB||Owner||: Lee Shing Fat|
|Colour / Sex||: Chestnut / Gelding||Last Rating||:|
|Import Type||: PP||Sire||: Northfields|
|Total Stakes*||: $476,900||Dam||: Pearl Star|
|No. of 1-2-3-Starts*||: 1-1-1-11||Dam’s Sire||:|
The English 4-year-old newcomer having only his second start to win the blue riband event.
Habitually slow-away in the track work was rectified and replaced by amazing performance.
He pushed the horse out smartly to settle near the rear.
Tony steered his way through to a position where inside the last furlong he took an inside split along the rail.
Skillfully using hands and heels Tony got Tea For Two II to the line just inches ahead.
A closely fought battle at the finish saw the first five contenders separated by less than a length.
In a photo finish, Tea For Two II got the verdict by a short head.
Bobby Vance fired an objection against the winner claiming interference over the final 150 meters.
But their coming together over the last few strides did not materially affect the result.
Its untapped potential seemed to be disappeared after being gelded.
C L Ng, L Fownes