HK flag HAPPY VALLEY
15 January 2020
Wednesday 15th January

Hong Kong Hong Kong

Happy Valley

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Chater Handicap (Class 3) (3yo+) (Course C+3) (Turf)

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 6f
  • Going: Good
Runners
12

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(5)
Shining Ace silk
Shining Ace b
J: Blake Shinn
T: J Size
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 33 in the last 14 days (3%)
Already won twice over C&D this season; career-best needed here
2-3313
Age: 4
Weight: 9-7
OR: 80
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Jan 20 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-5 b 2/12 Joyful Union (½L) 31/10 78 86
26 Dec 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-5 b 3/12 Winning Method (1¼L) 11/1 77 86
11 Dec 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-3 b 3/11 Cue The Music (½L) 14/5 76 85
20 Nov 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-11 b 1/12 Aurora Pegasus (dht) 14/1 70 83
30 Oct 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-10 b 3/12 Baby (1L) 17/10F 69 76
16 Oct 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-5 b 1/12 Dancing Fighter (¾L) 39/10 63 74
2
(3)
Highly Proactive silk
Highly Proactive ht
J: Karis Teetan
T: K W Lui
Off the mark over C&D last time; 6lb rise shouldn't prevent another bold show
-12311
Age: 4
Weight: 9-6
OR: 79
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-1 ht 1/12 Monkey Jewellery (¾L) 12/5F 73 83
27 Nov 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-12 ht 2/12 Meridian Genius (½L) 17/10F 71 80
20 Oct 19 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 8-12 h1 3/13 Mr Lumieres (2¾L) 77/10 71 73
3
(12)
Snap Fit silk
Snap Fit tb
J: Joao Moreira
T: C Fownes
Course Specialist - 3 wins from 4 starts here (75%)
Going Specialist - 3 wins from 4 starts on this ground (75%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 20 in the last 14 days (0%)
3-4; C&D second last time; should have more to offer but draw a concern here
-2111
Age: 5
Weight: 9-3
OR: 76
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Dec 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-2 tb 2/12 Winning Method (1L) 33/10 74 84
9 Oct 19 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-9 tb 1/12 Special Stars (nk) 3/4F 67 79
5 Jun 19 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-5 tb 1/11 Demons Rock (2½L) 4/5F 58 77
23 Jan 19 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-13 tb1 1/12 Gracious Ryder (nk) 47/10 52 66
4
(2)
Breeders' Star silk
Breeders' Star h
J: Alexis Badel
T: D E Ferraris
Five-time C&D winner; now 6lb below last winning mark
-98355
Age: 7
Weight: 8-12
OR: 71
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-1 h 9/12 Highly Proactive (4¾L) 17/1 73 69
20 Nov 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-2 h 8/12 Hardly Swears (4L) 27/1 75 75
23 Oct 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-7 h 3/12 Le Terroir (2¾L) 9/1 76 79
25 Sep 19 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 9-5 h 5/12 Gentle Breeze (1¾L) 65/1 76 81
10 Jul 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-6 h 5/12 Magic Legend (5L) 14/1 78 76
26 Jun 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-6 h 5/12 Most Beautiful (1½L) 15/1 78 81
5
(10)
Copartner Spirit silk
Copartner Spirit h
J: H T Mo 3
T: Richard Gibson
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 18 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 18 in the last 14 days (0%)
Never involved on Hong Kong debut; hard to recommend as a result
-0741/
Age: 4
Weight: 8-12
OR: 71
Days: 25
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 19 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-12 h1 13/14 Duke Wai (12L) 127/1 71 39
8 Jun 19 Fle Flemington 5f GS 3yHc 8-7 4/8 Gytrash (1¾L) 16/1 - -
16 Dec 17 Cau Caulfield 5.5f Gd 2y 9-0 11/13 Ollivander (11L) 15/2 - -
6
(8)
Magic Supreme silk
Magic Supreme
J: Grant Van Niekerk
T: John Moore
Down the field in two starts in Hong Kong; needs more time to adjust
-80011
Age: 4
Weight: 8-11
OR: 70
Days: 25
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 19 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-13 8/14 Computer Patch (6L) 77/1 72 61
8 Dec 19 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-13 14/14 Beauty Applause (11L) 14/1 72 45
8 Jun 19 Eag Eagle Farm 6f Gd 3yL 8-11 10/10 Signore Fox (4¼L) 16/1 - -
18 May 19 Rsh Rosehill 5.5f Gd 3yHc 8-8 1/13 Call Me Royal (hd) 9/1 - -
4 Apr 19 Gfd Gosford 5f GS 3yMdHc 9-2 t 4/6 Great Affair (8¾L) 27/20F - -
7
(11)
Smiling City silk
Smiling City p
J: L Hewitson
T: Douglas Whyte
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 23 in the last 14 days (0%)
Struggled in two starts in Hong Kong; now drops to 6f; big improvement needed
0-0136
Age: 4
Weight: 8-11
OR: 70
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Jan 20 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-13 11/14 Looking Good (8½L) 77/1 72 57
11 Dec 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-13 10/12 Rickfield (6¼L) 13/1 72 69
8
(9)
Marvel Dragon silk
Marvel Dragon t
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%)
2-2 in Australia; exciting prospect for new yard but likely to need this
-11
Age: 4
Weight: 8-9
OR: 68
Days: 235
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
25 May 19 Gfd Gosford 6f Gd Hc 9-4 1/7 Cascata Rossa (½L) 5/4F - -
21 Mar 19 Nwc Newcastle (Aus) 6f Gd MdHc 9-4 1/13 Stella Maris (1¼L) 18/5 - -
9
(7)
Starlight silk
Starlight b 1
J: K H Alfred Chan 10
T: C H Yip
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 26 in the last 14 days (4%)
Seven-time C&D winner; dangerous to rule out in first time blinkers
-62367
Age: 7
Weight: 8-9
OR: 68
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Dec 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-10 6/12 Winning Method (4L) 16/1 68 68
11 Dec 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 2/11 Cue The Music (½L) 17/1 67 76
27 Nov 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 3/12 Meridian Genius (1½L) 15/1 67 73
30 Oct 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-10 6/12 Baby (3L) 27/1 69 70
16 Oct 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-10 7/12 Shining Ace (3¼L) 28/1 71 72
21 Sep 19 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-11 e/s 11/12 Winner Supreme (15½L) 63/1 73 49
10
(1)
Momentum Galaxy silk
Momentum Galaxy he
J: K C Leung
T: Jimmy Ting
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (4%)
Second over 5f here in November; needs to put a disappointing later run behind him
-92047
Age: 4
Weight: 8-5
OR: 64
Days: 53
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Nov 19 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-8 he 9/12 Elite Patch (11½L) 9/1 64 43
6 Nov 19 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-8 he 2/12 Gentle Breeze (2¾L) 55/1 64 71
16 Oct 19 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 he 10/12 Shining Ace (5¾L) 29/1 66 59
21 Sep 19 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-9 he 4/12 Winner Supreme (4½L) 83/1 68 76
8 Sep 19 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-11 he 7/11 Silver Fig (6¼L) 254/1 70 68
1 Jul 19 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 9-1 10/14 Aethero (8½L) 209/1 74 61
11
(6)
Tailor Made silk
Tailor Made
J: C Y Ho
T: C W Chang
Yet to threaten a win in Hong Kong; likely to struggle
6-0097
Age: 4
Weight: 8-5
OR: 63
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Jan 20 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-7 6/12 Lucky More (6½L) 178/1 65 57
8 Dec 19 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-11 14/14 Star Of Yuen Long (22L) 379/1 68 60
17 Nov 19 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-8 10/14 Shining Gem (7½L) 350/1 70 58
3 Nov 19 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-8 9/12 Beauty Applause (6¼L) 250/1 70 61
13 Apr 19 Nby Newbury 7f GS 3yG3 9-0 7/8 Mohaather (11½L) 100/1 89 86
22 Oct 18 Pon Pontefract 8f GS 2yL 9-3 4/5 Manuela De Vega (5¼L) 50/1 - 90
12
(4)
Team Fortune silk
Team Fortune tb
J: H N Jack Wong 3
T: W Y So
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (0%)
Shown very little spark this season; best to look elsewhere
0-0402
Age: 8
Weight: 8-4
OR: 63
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Jan 20 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-5 tb 12/12 Super Wealthy (8½L) 73/1 65 50
15 Dec 19 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-8 tb 11/12 Elite Patch (7½L) 18/1 67 55
23 Nov 19 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-13 tb 4/12 Elite Patch (6L) 18/1 69 66
27 Oct 19 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-11 tb 11/12 Mr Wealth (10½L) 12/1 70 47
22 Apr 19 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-13 tb 2/12 Simply Big (1¼L) 18/1 72 79
3 Apr 19 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-13 tb 3/8 Just Not Listening (4L) 54/10 72 72
13
(13)
Fresh Power silk
Fresh Power tb
J: Matthew Chadwick
T: Y S Tsui
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 30 in the last 14 days (3%)
Won at Sha Tin in Class 4 in November; needs to show more in this grade
5-8142
Age: 6
Weight: 8-2
OR: 61
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Jan 20 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-5 tb 5/12 Super Wealthy (2¾L) 29/1 61 65
11 Dec 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-2 tb 8/12 Rickfield (4½L) 29/1 61 63
3 Nov 19 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 9-4 tb 1/12 Breeze Of Spring (1¾L) 13/2 53 63
6 Oct 19 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-2 t 4/14 Colorado High (2¾L) 6/4F 53 57
15 Sep 19 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-11 t 2/12 Monkey Jewellery (shd) 8/1 50 63
26 Jun 19 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-1 t 7/12 Faithful Trinity (4½L) 40/1 53 53
14
(14)
California Levee silk
California Levee htp
T: A S Cruz
Last but one on third start in Hong Kong; hard to recommend
-0771
Age: 4
Weight: 8-8
OR: 67
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Dec 19 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-0 tp 13/14 Shining Gem (9L) 17/1 69 54
11 Dec 19 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-11 tp 7/12 Gentle Breeze (3¾L) 18/1 70 70
6 Nov 19 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-0 tp1 7/12 Gentle Breeze (5L) 15/1 70 69
30 Mar 19 Nav Navan 5f Gd Md 9-5 t1 1/22 That's Mad (3¼L) 33/1 - 86
Verdict

4yo HIGHLY PROACTIVE can follow up his recent C&D win. Shining Ace and Snap Fit are others to consider.

Verdict silk image
Highly Proactive

Betting Forecast:

15/8 Highly Proactive,

7/2 Snap Fit,

5/1 Shining Ace,

14/1 Starlight,

20/1 Breeders' Star,

25/1 Momentum Galaxy,

33/1 Marvel Dragon,

40/1 Smiling City,

50/1 Magic Supreme,

Tailor Made,

66/1 Copartner Spirit,

Team Fortune

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