SUPERIOR GOLD (BA063)
- Unraced as a two-year-old,in his native New Zealand.
- He landed two wins and four 2nds, all at 1200m.
- Only finishing unplaced once from his first eight outings of 1200m.
- But finishing a distant 16th of 18 in the Gr. Ill Wellington Stakes at Trentham over a mile.
- Subsequent outings of 1400m and 1600m were also unsuccessful.
- Though, came to Hong Kong with an impressive enough record.
- only with the reputation of a dead-set sprinter.
|Country of Origin||: NZ||Owner||: Joseph Lo Sze Kuen|
|Colour / Sex||: Bay / Gelding||Last Rating||: 102|
|Import Type||: PP||Sire||: Ashabit|
|Total Stakes*||: $745,842||Dam||: Tilly’s Crossing|
|No. of 1-2-3-Starts*||: 3-0-2-12||Dam’s Sire||:|
- Brian Kan thought that failure over extra distance might be ascribed to the manner of running.
- His new tartic was to settle down firstly and unwinding a strong late run.
- SUPERIOR GOLD has thrived thereafter.
|Horse Form Records – SUPERIOR GOLD|
|131||3||1984-11-24||“A “||1200||F||1&2||13||102||T P Yung||32||1.10.30|
|155||1||1984-12-08||“A “||1800||F||1&2||1||104||B Rouse||39||1.47.70|
|267||1||1985-02-21||“A “||1800||GF||83&84||2||0||B Rouse||3.8||1.50.10|
|322||10||1985-03-09||“B “||1800||GF||1||2||120||B Rouse||1.8||1.50.10|
|442||3||1985-05-04||“A “||1800||S||OPEN||5||0||K S Wong||4.3||1.52.30|
|113||5||1985-11-16||“A “||1600||G||1&2||4||117||B Raymond||6.1||1.36.30|
|156||5||1985-12-07||“C “||1800||F||1&2||1||117||B Raymond||5||1.48.50|
|222||6||1986-01-11||“A “||1600||GF||1&2||10||116||D Brosnan||7||1.37.70|
|332||10||1986-03-15||“A “||1800||G||1||1||115||T P Yung||25||1.49.40|
|401||6||1986-04-19||“B “||2000||G||1&2||7||112||W H Tse||14||2.05.80|
|441||12||1986-05-10||“C “||1800||Y||OPEN||2||—||J K S Ho||27||1.54.30|
|18||1||1986-09-27||“C “||1600||GF||1&2||5||102||W H Tse||28||1.35.00|
SUPERIOR GOLD, a real race horse, not much to look at but giving you a a lovely feel above all.
- P C Kan had been the only trainer after SUPERIOR GOLD arrived Hong Kong
- SUPERIOR GOLD only raced in Sha Tin Grass