HK flag HAPPY VALLEY
15 January 2020
Wednesday 15th January

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Happy Valley

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Ice House Handicap (Class 4) (3yo+) (Course C+3) (Turf)

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 1m 55y
  • Going: Good
Runners
12

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(10)
Harrier Jet silk
Harrier Jet tv
J: Silvestre De Sousa
T: P O'Sullivan
Hasn't won for a while but will appreciate today's drop in grade and could have a say
-56880
Age: 8
Weight: 9-7
OR: 60
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Dec 19 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-5 tv 5/14 Shining Gem (4¼L) 72/1 62 62
11 Dec 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-5 tv 6/12 Rickfield (3¾L) 41/1 64 67
20 Nov 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-7 tv 8/12 Shining Ace (5½L) 28/1 66 62
23 Oct 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-13 tv 8/12 Le Terroir (5L) 24/1 68 64
25 Sep 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-12 tv 11/12 Le Terroir (9¼L) 38/1 70 57
3 Jul 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-1 tv 6/12 Sparkling Dragon (2½L) 13/1 73 74
2
(11)
Heavenly Thought silk
BF
Heavenly Thought h
J: Joao Moreira
T: F C Lor
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Lost out only by a short head here (1m1f) last month and Joao Moreira keeps the ride
-27839
Age: 5
Weight: 9-7
OR: 60
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Dec 19 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-7 h 2/12 Magnetism (nse) 37/10F 58 69
6 Nov 19 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-7 h 7/12 Bullish Glory (2L) 67/10 60 66
16 Oct 19 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 7-10 h 8/12 Owners' Star (2¾L) 11/1 62 65
25 Sep 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 7-9 h 3/12 Clement Legend (1½L) 27/1 62 69
1 Sep 19 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 7-10 h 9/14 Cordyceps (5L) 53/1 64 63
26 Jun 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-13 h 10/12 Flying Quest (7L) 32/1 69 62
3
(9)
Pretty Bauhinia silk
Pretty Bauhinia b
J: Karis Teetan
T: Y S Tsui
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 30 in the last 14 days (3%)
Placed over C&D two runs ago but patently not as good as he once was; others preferred
-83800
Age: 7
Weight: 9-5
OR: 58
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Dec 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-7 b 8/12 Dor Dor (3¾L) 84/10 58 59
4 Dec 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-5 b 3/12 Zhan Jiang Rocks (1L) 13/1 57 66
9 Nov 19 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 9-3 8/14 Blastoise (4½L) 106/1 59 57
30 Oct 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-4 10/12 Flying Quest (5¾L) 50/1 61 55
12 Oct 19 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-1 10/13 Craig's Star (4¾L) 260/1 63 59
25 Sep 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-8 b 11/12 Clement Legend (10L) 98/1 65 53
4
(4)
Charity Wings silk
Charity Wings b
J: Tony Piccone
T: C S Shum
Four creditable C&D runs since disappointing seasonal debut; should be in the mix again
-26340
Age: 6
Weight: 9-2
OR: 55
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Dec 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-1 b 2/12 Management Star (¾L) 51/10 53 63
4 Dec 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-3 b 6/12 Dream Warriors (1½L) 10/1 53 63
20 Nov 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-13 b 3/12 Indigenous Star (¾L) 11/1 52 58
30 Oct 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-13 b 4/12 Flash Famous (1L) 11/1 52 61
9 Oct 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-0 b 12/12 Flash Famous (19½L) 44/5 53 20
10 Jul 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-3 b 4/12 Play Wise (2½L) 74/10 55 58
5
(1)
Play Wise silk
Play Wise b
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: C H Yip
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 27 in the last 14 days (4%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 26 in the last 14 days (4%)
Ran okay when sixth here last month but may find others better handicapped.
-60671
Age: 6
Weight: 9-2
OR: 55
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-2 b 6/12 Lightning Steed (2¾L) 12/1 57 62
20 Nov 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-3 b 10/12 Indigenous Star (4½L) 34/1 58 56
23 Oct 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-5 b 6/12 Right Honourable (2¾L) 14/1 58 64
6 Oct 19 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f Sl Hc 9-4 b 7/12 Good Runners Way (9½L) 25/1 58 48
10 Jul 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-12 b 1/12 Starlit Knight (nk) 146/10 53 62
26 Jun 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-2 10/12 The Judge (9¾L) 14/5F 55 44
6
(12)
Tung Wah Glory silk
Tung Wah Glory e/s
J: M L Yeung
T: T P Yung
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 28 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 26 in the last 14 days (4%)
From good family of sprinters and finished second in a recent 6f dirt trial
Form:
Age: 4
Weight: 8-13
OR: 52
Days: -
7
(5)
Indigenous Star silk
Indigenous Star
J: H W Lai
T: P F Yiu
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (0%)
Won three times last year but soundly beaten last time and remains on tough mark
-01965
Age: 6
Weight: 8-11
OR: 50
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Dec 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-13 11/12 Dor Dor (7½L) 28/1 50 43
20 Nov 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-6 1/12 Righteous Mate (½L) 28/1 45 53
27 Oct 19 Sha Sha Tin 9f St Hc 8-11 9/10 Curling Luxury (7L) 23/1 46 40
6 Oct 19 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 8-7 6/9 Crown Avenue (5L) 11/1 46 43
8 Sep 19 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-7 5/9 California Legend (4L) 10/1 46 51
16 Jun 19 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 9-7 1/13 Good Runners Way (¾L) 29/20F 40 55
8
(7)
Mister Monte silk
Mister Monte b
J: Grant Van Niekerk
T: C W Chang
Dual winner this season (turf/dirt) but probably a shade too high in the weights now
8-1725
Age: 6
Weight: 8-11
OR: 50
Days: 10
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Jan 20 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 8-12 b 8/14 Cheerful Star (5L) 12/1 50 52
1 Dec 19 Sha Sha Tin 9f St Hc 8-5 b 1/13 Dragon Commander (2L) 69/10 44 57
17 Nov 19 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 7-10 p 7/12 Above (5L) 11/1 44 45
27 Oct 19 Sha Sha Tin 9f St Hc 8-8 p 2/10 Curling Luxury (¾L) 14/1 43 51
16 Oct 19 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 7-12 p 5/11 King's Man (3¼L) 47/10 43 49
15 Sep 19 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 8-11 p 1/12 Le Panache (shd) 23/10 38 50
9
(3)
Management Star silk
Management Star tb
J: Alexis Badel
T: K W Lui
Posted new career-best performance to win over C&D last month; considered in current form
-17507
Age: 6
Weight: 8-10
OR: 49
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Dec 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-5 tb 1/12 Charity Wings (¾L) 91/10 43 55
20 Nov 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-7 tb 7/12 Naboo Star (4¾L) 41/10 45 46
6 Nov 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-7 tb 5/12 Kiram (2¾L) 15/2 46 50
8 Jun 19 Sha Sha Tin 9f GF Hc 8-9 tb 10/12 Good Days I (5L) 11/1 47 46
18 May 19 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 8-8 tb 7/14 London Hall (7L) 10/1 47 40
10 Apr 19 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-4 tb 2/12 Ruletheroost (nk) 6/1 45 52
10
(8)
Electric Lightning silk
Electric Lightning tb
J: K H Alfred Chan 10
T: D E Ferraris
Reached the frame over C&D in October but below that form twice since
-60300
Age: 6
Weight: 8-9
OR: 48
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Dec 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-12 tb 6/12 Management Star (4¾L) 9/1 50 51
20 Nov 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-11 tb 12/12 Indigenous Star (15L) 23/1 50 23
30 Oct 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-10 tb 3/12 Flash Famous (½L) 25/1 49 60
16 Oct 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-13 tb 10/12 Righteous Mate (5½L) 49/1 51 50
1 Oct 19 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 9-0 tb 10/14 Smart Patch (6½L) 17/1 53 50
16 Jun 19 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 9-3 tb 10/12 Such A Happiness (12½L) 81/1 56 43
11
(2)
Lightning Steed silk
Lightning Steed t
J: Matthew Chadwick
T: C Fownes
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 20 in the last 14 days (0%)
Caused 46-1 surprise over C&D last month and remains unexposed over this trip
-10795
Age: 5
Weight: 8-7
OR: 46
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-2 t 1/12 Thunder Stomp (hd) 46/1 41 52
4 Dec 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-7 t 12/12 Dream Warriors (8¾L) 29/1 43 36
6 Nov 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-6 t 7/11 Mr Picasso (4½L) 13/1 45 41
16 Oct 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-7 9/12 Happy Warrior (2¾L) 74/10 46 47
25 Sep 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-8 5/12 King's Trooper (3½L) 54/10 47 50
3 Jul 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-12 4/12 Reliable Team (4L) 59/10 50 55
12
(6)
Green Generation silk
Green Generation b
J: T H So 2
T: D J Hall
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 19 in the last 14 days (0%)
Yet to show any significant promise after five starts
-00080
Age: 5
Weight: 8-1
OR: 40
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Dec 19 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f Sl Hc 8-6 b 10/14 Clear Choice (11½L) 219/1 44 31
11 Dec 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-7 b 12/12 Flame Lily (9¾L) 140/1 47 36
9 Nov 19 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-11 b 14/14 Enfolding (16L) 161/1 50 25
30 Oct 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-11 b 8/11 Amazing Luck (6¾L) 151/1 52 48
9 Oct 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-12 b1 10/11 Aurora Pegasus (16½L) 129/1 52 11
13
(13)
Full Power silk
Full Power b 1
T: Richard Gibson
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 18 in the last 14 days (0%)
Unexposed after only four starts but needs added blinkers to generate some improvement
-8076
Age: 4
Weight: 8-12
OR: 51
Days: 25
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 19 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 9-1 8/14 King's Man (4L) 85/1 53 54
17 Nov 19 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 9-3 11/12 Above (7¼L) 32/1 55 55
16 Oct 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-5 7/12 Righteous Mate (4L) 21/1 57 61
1 Oct 19 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 9-4 6/14 Smart Patch (5¼L) 178/1 57 61
14
(14)
California Legend silk
California Legend t
T: A S Cruz
Placed three times since Sha Tin in September and recent 2lb drop helpful
-83392
Age: 5
Weight: 8-8
OR: 47
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Dec 19 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f Sl Hc 8-1 t 8/14 Clear Choice (8½L) 7/1 49 42
1 Dec 19 Sha Sha Tin 9f St Hc 8-10 t 3/13 Mister Monte (2¼L) 18/5 49 57
9 Nov 19 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-0 t 3/14 Enfolding (2L) 57/10 49 56
20 Oct 19 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 8-11 t 9/14 Such A Happiness (5½L) 61/10 49 47
1 Oct 19 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 8-10 t 2/14 Smart Patch (2L) 17/10F 49 57
8 Sep 19 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-3 t 1/9 Such A Happiness (2L) 57/20 42 56
Verdict

The pick is HEAVENLY THOUGHT, who shaped very much as though his turn is near when a very close second over 1m1f here last month.

Verdict silk image
Heavenly Thought

Betting Forecast:

9/4 Heavenly Thought,

11/2 Management Star,

6/1 Charity Wings,

Lightning Steed,

10/1 Harrier Jet,

Play Wise,

12/1 Tung Wah Glory,

14/1 Pretty Bauhinia,

16/1 Electric Lightning,

20/1 Indigenous Star,

Mister Monte,

66/1 Green Generation

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