HK flag HAPPY VALLEY
15 January 2020
Wednesday 15th January

Hong Kong Hong Kong

Happy Valley

10:45 11:15 11:45 12:15 12:45 13:15 13:45 14:15 14:50

South Africa South Africa

Scottsville

10:45 11:20 11:50 12:25 13:00 13:37 14:10 14:45
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Edinburgh Handicap (Div I) (Class 3) (3yo+) (Course C+3) (Turf)

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 1m 55y
  • Going: Good
Runners
11

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(7)
Epic silk
Epic p
J: Neil Callan
T: Richard Gibson
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (4%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 18 in the last 14 days (0%)
Returns from absence today and was not in the best of form when last in action.
-9405/
Age: 5
Weight: 9-7
OR: 79
Days: 297
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Mar 19 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-0 t 9/9 Right Choice (3¾L) 24/1 82 79
24 Feb 19 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 7-12 t 4/6 Time To Celebrate (5¾L) 9/1 84 84
13 Feb 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-7 t 11/12 Encouraging (6¾L) 20/1 85 77
2 Feb 19 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-6 t 5/13 Good Standing (3L) 16/1 85 90
20 Jun 18 Asc Ascot 7f GF 3yG3 9-1 18/21 Expert Eye (17½L) 50/1 105 73
17 May 18 Yor York 10.5f GF 3yG2 9-0 4/9 Roaring Lion (6L) 16/1 97 105
2
(5)
Namjong Plus silk
Namjong Plus
J: M L Yeung
T: Y S Tsui
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 28 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 30 in the last 14 days (3%)
Good return to action last month and knows how to win; extra furlong might be preferable.
-6841/
Age: 6
Weight: 9-6
OR: 78
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Dec 19 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-7 6/14 Falcon Turbo (4L) 9/1 78 84
3 Apr 19 Sha Sha Tin 9f St Hc 9-6 8/14 Ping Hai Treasure (11½L) 10/1 78 66
6 Mar 19 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-5 4/11 Helene Charisma (3¾L) 59/10 78 82
23 Jan 19 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-12 1/12 Vigor Fame (nk) 96/10 73 84
9 Dec 18 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 8-13 5/13 Ho Ho Khan (4½L) 43/5 73 71
14 Nov 18 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-0 4/12 Rule Thee (2¼L) 59/10 73 77
3
(1)
Planet Star silk
Planet Star b
J: K C Leung
T: P O'Sullivan
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (4%)
C&D winner but recent form has been over shorter; remains on a tough-looking mark.
-85432
Age: 6
Weight: 9-2
OR: 74
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-3 b 8/11 Amazing Star (7½L) 24/1 75 73
27 Nov 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-3 b 5/12 Meridian Genius (2L) 32/5 76 80
30 Oct 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-7 b 4/12 Baby (2L) 7/2 76 79
26 Jun 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-13 b 3/12 Most Beautiful (¾L) 39/10 74 79
22 May 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-10 b 2/11 Loving A Boom (2½L) 12/5 74 82
24 Apr 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-4 b 1/12 Fat Turtle (nk) 63/10 68 82
4
(6)
Superbella silk
Superbella
J: Alexis Badel
T: F C Lor
Hong Kong debut; won his last two in Britain by 7l in 2019; this looks tougher.
-11/2
Age: 4
Weight: 9-2
OR: 74
Days: 218
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Jun 19 Lin Lingfield 9f Hy 5Nv 9-4 1/5 Better Than Ever (7L) 1/7F - 88
21 May 19 Bri Brighton 8f GF 53yNvAc 9-0 1/7 Voltaic (7L) EvensF - 85
7 Aug 18 Nby Newbury 7f GF 52yNvAc 9-2 2/9 Hot Team (1½L) 12/1 - 79
5
(2)
Vigor Fame silk
Vigor Fame ht
J: Silvestre De Sousa
T: Jimmy Ting
Stable debut; dropped in weights and handily drawn; return to form entirely possible.
-66054
Age: 6
Weight: 8-12
OR: 70
Days: 67
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Nov 19 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-5 t 6/14 Mongolian Legend (2¾L) 13/1 72 76
27 Oct 19 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 9-0 h 6/14 Bear Slam (5L) 9/1 73 73
1 Oct 19 Sha Sha Tin 9f GF Hc 8-13 ht 13/14 Happy Sebring (17½L) 58/10 73 45
8 Sep 19 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-11 ht 5/14 Cool Team (3L) 19/1 73 78
10 Jul 19 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-13 ht 4/12 True Grit (¾L) 44/5 72 81
16 Jun 19 Sha Sha Tin 9f GF Hc 8-5 ht 1/14 Super Elegance (1¼L) 37/1 66 77
6
(10)
Picken silk
Picken
J: Joao Moreira
T: J Size
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 33 in the last 14 days (3%)
Multiple 7f winner who stays this far; recent inconsistencies a little off-putting.
8-7354
Age: 5
Weight: 8-11
OR: 69
Days: 10
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Jan 20 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-11 8/13 Noble Steed (2¼L) 22/1 70 75
26 Dec 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-12 7/12 Magnificent (4¾L) 6/4F 70 73
20 Nov 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-0 3/12 Reliable Team (½L) 9/1 68 76
3 Nov 19 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-10 5/13 Flying Victory (1¾L) 2/1F 68 72
12 Oct 19 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-9 4/13 Craig's Star (1L) 30/1 68 73
7 Jul 19 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-11 11/14 Star Performance (4½L) 74/10 70 66
7
(3)
Surrealism silk
BF
Surrealism h
J: Karis Teetan
T: D E Ferraris
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Getting the hang of things recently; placed two of last three and should go well again.
-25200
Age: 5
Weight: 8-11
OR: 69
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Dec 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-9 h 2/12 Rickfield (1¼L) 14/5F 68 77
20 Nov 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-0 h 5/12 Reliable Team (1¾L) 13/1 68 73
23 Oct 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-8 h 2/12 Jolly Honour (nk) 158/1 65 76
6 Oct 19 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd/Y Hc 8-12 h 12/14 Band Of Brothers (6½L) 128/1 67 59
1 Jul 19 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-13 h 13/14 Winning Delight (15L) 239/1 71 39
8 Jun 19 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-0 h 9/11 Private Rocket (6¼L) 217/1 73 65
8
(8)
Gayson silk
Gayson b
J: Blake Shinn
T: John Moore
Twice a winner in Australia but this test looks on the sharp side.
-00015
Age: 4
Weight: 8-10
OR: 68
Days: 31
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Dec 19 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-13 b 10/14 Reliable Team (4¼L) 301/1 70 71
3 Nov 19 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-12 b1 11/13 Flying Victory (6¼L) 80/1 70 63
11 May 19 Mor Morphettville 12.5f GS 3yG1 8-13 12/16 Qafila (17L) 80/1 - 80
9
(4)
Top Score silk
Top Score tb
J: C Y Ho
T: K W Lui
Winner over 6f two starts ago; this looks a big ask up in weights and distance.
-51235
Age: 7
Weight: 8-8
OR: 66
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-8 tb 5/11 Amazing Star (6¼L) 15/1 66 67
27 Nov 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-7 tb 1/12 Compassion Star (2L) 23/20F 59 71
30 Oct 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-5 tb 2/12 Aurora Pegasus (1¼L) 9/2 58 68
9 Oct 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-4 tb 3/11 Aurora Pegasus (¾L) 56/10 56 66
1 Sep 19 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-4 tb 5/14 California Gungho (2½L) 26/5 56 62
10 Jul 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-7 tb 9/12 Lightning Treasure (4¾L) 11/1 60 55
10
(9)
Big Bang Bong silk
Big Bang Bong t
J: Grant Van Niekerk
T: C W Chang
C&D winner down to a decent mark; however, recent form and wide draw are negatives.
-04769
Age: 7
Weight: 8-7
OR: 65
Days: 25
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 19 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-7 t 14/14 Simple Elegant (10½L) 53/1 66 51
20 Nov 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-12 t 4/12 Reliable Team (1½L) 21/1 66 72
23 Oct 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-11 t 7/12 Jolly Honour (3¾L) 33/1 68 71
6 Oct 19 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd/Y Hc 9-0 t 6/14 Band Of Brothers (3¼L) 98/1 69 70
10 Jul 19 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-12 t 9/12 True Grit (6¾L) 81/1 71 67
26 Jun 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-1 t 12/12 Flying Quest (8½L) 15/1 71 60
11
(11)
Chung Wah Spirit silk
Chung Wah Spirit t
J: T H So 2
T: C H Yip
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 19 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 26 in the last 14 days (4%)
A long time since he won on turf and has been out of sorts lately; passed over.
0-6090
Age: 6
Weight: 8-3
OR: 61
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Jan 20 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-2 t 12/14 Charity Go (7L) 96/1 63 57
18 Dec 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-8 t 6/12 Bear Again (5½L) 80/1 65 69
1 Dec 19 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-8 et 13/14 Enfolding (6¾L) 140/1 67 61
6 Nov 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-9 t 9/10 High Rev (5¾L) 50/1 69 65
27 Oct 19 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-13 et 14/14 Bear Slam (11L) 71/1 71 57
12 Oct 19 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 9-0 t 13/14 Beauty Day (18½L) 219/1 73 40
Verdict

A tight affair in which the vote is given to VIGOR FAME in the hope that a change of yards can rekindle his enthusiasm.

Verdict silk image
Vigor Fame

Betting Forecast:

2/1 Picken,

4/1 Surrealism,

11/2 Namjong Plus,

9/1 Vigor Fame,

Big Bang Bong,

12/1 Planet Star,

Superbella,

16/1 Top Score,

22/1 Epic,

33/1 Gayson,

Chung Wah Spirit

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