OUR MEMORIES
HOLY GRAIL (BP262)

1999	HOLY GRAIL jockey: David Harrison, trainer: Ivan Allan, owner: Mr & Mrs Michael Kwee



The GRAIL is WHOLLY

 

INTRODUCTION

 

 

 

HOLY GRAIL Had a wonderful first season of 6 wins of 6 races in succession.

 

HOLY GRAIL also marked these records in Derby:

 

1999-03-07, he won at 183-1, dividends Win $1,839 and Place $375.

 

HOLY GRAIL – COMMANDER CHARLIE quinella is HK$18,872.50.

 

HOLY GRAIL – COMMANDER CHARLIE – BILLION WIN tierce is HK$499,350.

 

 

 

 

BACKGROUND

 

RECORD DATA:

Country of Origin : NZ Owner : Mr & Mrs Michael C Kwee
Colour / Sex : Bay / Gelding Last Rating : 113
Import Type : PPG Sire : Deputy Governor
Total Stakes : $10,032,684 Dam : Country Touch
No. of 1-2-3-Starts : 8-0-2-24 Dam’s Sire : Prince Echo

 

 

 

 

RECORDS

 

Career Highlight:

 

RACE 5 (393)
4 YEAR OLDS – 1800 Metres
THE 1999 HONG KONG DERBY
HK$ 7,342,000.00
Race Replay
Going : Good To Firm
Course : Turf – “A” Course
Race Time : (14.10) (36.30) (59.40) (1.23.60) (1.47.10)
Sectional Time : 14.10 22.20 23.10 24.20 23.50

Plc.
Horse No.
Horse
Jockey
Trainer
Actual Wt.
Declar.
Horse Wt.
Draw
LBW
Time
Win Odds
1 7 HOLY GRAIL (BP262) D Harrison I W Allan 126 1096 4 1.47.10 99
2 4 COMMANDER CHARLIE (S155) B Doyle D Oughton 126 1003 6 3-1/4 1.47.70 99
3 2 BILLION WIN (BP218) D Whyte I W Allan 126 1172 1 3-1/2 1.47.70 7.3

 

 

 

RECORDS

 

Last Victory:

 

RACE 7 (293)
3 YEAR OLDS AND UPWARDS – 1000 Metres
2000 THE BAUHINIA SPRINT TROPHY
HK$ 2,100,000.00
Race Replay
Going : Good To Firm
Course : Turf – “B+2” Course
Race Time : (13.80) (34.60) (56.50)
Sectional Time : 13.80 20.80 21.90

 

 

HIGHLIGHTS

 

 

Plc.
Horse No.
Horse
Jockey
Trainer
Actual Wt.
Declar.
Horse Wt.
Draw
LBW
Time
Win Odds
1 7 HOLY GRAIL (BP262) D Harrison I W Allan 126 1146 9 0.56.50 34
2 4 FAIRY KING PRAWN (BP337) S King P F Yiu 126 1120 3 1-1/4 0.56.70 2.4
3 1 BEST OF THE BEST (S031) K S Yu T P Wong 126 1106 1 1-1/4 0.56.70 4.1
4 12 WHYTELLYOU (S101) B Doyle T W Leung 126 1131 6 1-1/4 0.56.70 36
5 14 CHARMING CITY (T182) B Marcus D A Hayes 121 1056 10 1-1/2 0.56.70 6.6

 

 

 

 

SUMMARY

 

Jockey Harrison had serious injuries after a fall later in other race day.

 

HOLY GRAIL defeated FAIRY KING PRAWN in the first Leg of Triple Crown Races.

 

 

 

REFERENCE

 

960 meters = 1/2 mile 170 yards; 1207 meters = 6 Furlong; 1609 meters = 1 mile; 1766 meters = 1 mile 171 yards; 2012 meters = 1-1/4mile; 2816 meters = 1-3/4 miles.

 

 

 

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