OUR MEMORIES
PRIVILEGE (BL056)



1995 PRIVILEGE, Basil Marcus, Ivan Allan, Peggy Kwoh So Chi

 

 

A very dedicated horse with strong heart

 

 

 

INTRODUCTION

 

 

 

PRIVILEGE 百勝威」 (BL056)

 

Jockey: Basil Marcus

 

Trainer: Ivan Allan

 

 

Country of Origin : IRE Owner :Peggy Kwoh So Chi
Colour / Sex : Bay / Gelding Last Rating : 97
Import Type : PPG Sire : Last Tycoon
Total Stakes* : $15,541,864 Dam : Spire
No. of 1-2-3-Starts* : 10-10-14-59 Dam’s Sire : Shirley Heights

 

 

BACKGROUND

 

PRIVILEGE百勝威」 1991 foaled in Ireland with a prestigious pedigree:

 

sired by LAST TYCOON by TRY MY BEST (USA) by NORTHERN DANCER (CAN)

 

dam SPIRE sired by SHIRLEY HEIGHTS (GB) by MILL REEF (USA)

 

 

 

HIGHLIGHTS

 

 

PRIVILEGE competed successively with many top class contenders from local and overseas:

 

1994-10-12, scored its inaugural victory.

 

1995-03-11, class 2 Entertainment Handicap defeating RICKET LORD (BK175) with G Mosse.

 

1995-04-29, Basil Marcus on PRIVILEGE won The Pearce Memorial Challenge Cup (handicap) defeating SUPER FIT with Tony Cruz, 1800m.

 

1996-04-14, got a 3rd place beating by OVERBURY with Dettori on board.

 

1996-05-19, Basil Marcus on PRIVILEGE won The Champion & Chater Cup 2400m.

 

1996-11-24, Basil Marcus PRIVILEGE vs Saint-Martin DEAUVILLE trained by Biancone.

 

1997-04-13, defeated by LONDON NEWS ridden by Douglas Whyte upon the QE Cup 2000m.

 

1998-10-04, last victory by D Whyte defeating BORN TO WIN (BP010) jockey K M So trainer B K Ng.

 

1999-07-16, retired as an 8 years old after giving 3 more third places.

 

 

HORSE PROFILE
Race Name PRIVILEGE
Horse Number L56
Chinese Name 百勝威
EnglishName PRIVILEGE
Racing Silk PRIVILEGE Silk
Place of Birth Ireland
Year of Birth 1991
Age of Retired* 8
Color Bay
Sire LAST TYCOON
Dame SPIRE
馬主 Ms Peggy Kwoh So Chi
Trainer Ivan Allan
Stable HKJC Sha Tin
Sex Gelding
Winning Jokey Basil Marcus
Racing Region Hong Kong
Favorite Food Carrot
Characteristic calm with a winning heart
Competitor DEAUVILLE
RACING RECORD
Total* 1st 10 2nd 10 3rd 14 L 25
Sha Tin Turf Day* 1st 8 2nd 10 3rd 14 L 24
Sha Tin Turf Night* 1st 1 2nd 2 3rd 2 L 4
Happy Valley Turf* 1st 2 2nd 0 3rd 0 L 1
Happy Valley Turf Night* 1st 2 2nd 0 3rd 0 L 0
Record on Soft Ground* 1st 0 2nd 3 3rd 4 L 4
Winning Distance*

ST- 1800(3), 1900(2), 2200(1), 2400(2)

HV- 1650(1), 1800(1)

Total Earning $15,541,864
OTHER DATA
Weight carried highest 137 lowest 121
Dividend highest 50 lowest 1.7
Class* now 1 highest 1 lowest 4
Rate* now 97 highest 131 lowest 51
Last Winning Date* 04-OCT-1998
Same owners’ Horses PAR EXCELLENCE and PRESTIN
Retrement 1999-07-16
HIGHLIGHT
1996-1997 Horse of the Year

 

 

 

SUMMARY

 

 

PRIVILEGE showed his big heart in the straight to finish lot of respectable winnings.

 

The resilient riding style of Basial Marcus elaborated its stamina and persistence inherited from its bloodline.

 

Those memorable races will be remembered by many racing fans during the 1990 era.

 

 

REFERENCE

 

Basial Marcus is still considered as the best winning partner with PRIVILEGE, though scored once by jockey D Oliver and D Whyte.

 

Also the effort and achievement by maestro trainer Ivan Allan are never been forgotten.

 

 

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