Precious Treasure in Top Carat
TOP GRADE doesn’t own to a particularly illustrous pedigree.
WARATAH LASS his 1st, 2nd and 3rd dams were all winners.
Originally raced as RASADO when trained by Mrs Hercock.
At the age of 3, TOP GRADE had 8 winnings all won on slow tracks In New Zealand.
|Country of Origin||: NZ||Owner||: Cheng Yu Tung|
|Colour / Sex||: Chestnut / Horse||Last Rating||: 74|
|Import Type||: PP||Sire||: Rojipath|
|Total Stakes*||: $2,682,720||Dam||: Waratah Lass|
|No. of 1-2-3-Starts*||: 8-4-3-37||Dam’s Sire||:|
Superb Quality In Good Hands
1985-1986, the talented Kiwi import won two-on-the trot in a roll.
All five of his initial Hong Kong wins had been at a mile.
TOP GRADE possessed a burst of acceleration power at the final.
|Horse Form Records – TOP GRADE|
|331||8||1986-03-15||ST Turf A||1800||G||2||C M Cheng||134||1.51.80|
|416||1||1986-04-26||ST Turf B||1600||GY||1&2||C M Cheng||123||1.38.00|
|476||1||1986-05-31||HV Turf A||1650||G||1&2||A S Cruz||122||1.40.80|
|303||1||1987-03-01||ST Turf C||1600||G||1&2||R Vance||126||1.35.60|
|475||1||1987-05-30||ST Turf C||1600||S||1&2||P H Chan||135||1.38.90|
|6||1||1987-09-19||ST Turf A||1600||GY||1&2||P H Chan||131||1.38.40|
|153||1||1987-12-13||ST Turf D||1800||GF||1&2||P H Chan||136||1.49.90|
|388||1||1988-04-24||ST Turf C||1600||GY||1&2||P H Chan||140||1.37.70|
|411||1||1988-05-07||ST Turf A||1800||GY||OPEN||P H Chan||126||1.49.40|
|86||7||1990-10-27||HV Turf B||1650||G||2||B Marcus||126||1.43.10|
1987-12-13 Remy XO Cup
1988-05-07 Champions & Chater Cup
1987 – 1988 Marlboro Horse of the Year
Winning Trainer: Eddie K C LO
Winning Jockeys: C M Cheng, A S Cruz , R Vance, P H Chan (5 times)