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13 January 2021
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Verbena Handicap (Class 4) (3yo+) (Course B) (Turf) Racecard

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 1m 3f
  • Going: Good
Runners
11

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(7)
More Than A Horse silk
More Than A Horse v
J: Zac Purton
T: Douglas Whyte
Drops in grade, Purton is booked and back at C&D over which he has gone close; contender.
-90594
Age: 5
Weight: 9-7
OR: 60
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Dec 20 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-2 v1 9/12 Grateful Heart (9L) 118/1 61 50
4 Nov 20 Sha Sha Tin 9f St Hc 8-4 h1 10/10 Elite Patch (23L) 81/10 63 29
1 Oct 20 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 8-6 b 5/8 London Hall (2½L) 9/1 64 70
27 Jun 20 Sha Sha Tin 10f GF Hc 8-3 b 9/12 Beauty Happy (6L) 9/1 67 65
7 Jun 20 Sha Sha Tin 8f Y Hc 7-13 b 4/13 Hello Daddy (2¾L) 12/1 68 75
1 Apr 20 Sha Sha Tin 9f Sl Hc 8-10 e/s 11/14 Righteous Doctrine (14L) 49/10 68 50
2
(11)
Peach Blossoms silk
Peach Blossoms tb
J: H W Lai
T: D J Hall
0-5 in Hong Kong; sliding in the handicap and now in grade; yet to get competitive.
-98909
Age: 5
Weight: 9-5
OR: 58
Days: 18
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Dec 20 Sha Sha Tin 9f St Hc 8-4 tb 9/13 Clear Choice (8¼L) 103/1 61 55
2 Dec 20 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-5 tb1 8/12 Murray's Partners (3½L) 81/1 63 66
4 Nov 20 Sha Sha Tin 9f St Hc 8-7 t 9/10 Elite Patch (15L) 39/1 66 48
4 Oct 20 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-7 t 10/13 Temple Of Heaven (6L) 118/1 68 62
16 Sep 20 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-9 9/9 Shamport (8½L) 46/1 68 51
3
(8)
Full Power silk
Full Power b
J: Neil Callan
T: Richard Gibson
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 13 in the last 14 days (0%)
Shapes as though he will see out this slightly longer trip, but does have that to prove.
-71630
Age: 5
Weight: 9-4
OR: 57
Days: 18
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Dec 20 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 9-4 b 7/9 Above (5L) 49/10 57 68
22 Nov 20 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 8-13 b 1/13 Family Leader (1¼L) 101/10 52 66
24 Oct 20 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 8-5 b 6/13 Beauty Angel (3½L) 57/10 54 60
11 Oct 20 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 8-8 b 3/12 Natural Storm (2¼L) 17/1 54 63
13 Sep 20 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-5 b 10/10 Family Leader (9L) 14/1 55 48
21 Jun 20 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 9-4 b 5/14 Regency Master (2¾L) 9/1 55 63
4
(3)
Dynamic Eagle silk
CD
Dynamic Eagle
J: Alexis Badel
T: C S Shum
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 4 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (25%)
Back up 5lb for C&D win but possible scope for more from him over this trip.
-15488
Age: 7
Weight: 9-1
OR: 54
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Dec 20 Hap Happy Valley 11f Gd Hc 8-11 1/9 Above (½L) 17/5 49 70
22 Nov 20 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 8-12 5/13 Full Power (3½L) 51/10 51 59
8 Nov 20 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-0 4/12 Nunchuks (1¾L) 14/1 52 64
24 Oct 20 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 9-1 htb 8/13 Beauty Angel (5½L) 48/1 54 55
11 Oct 20 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 9-6 htb 8/12 Natural Storm (6¼L) 28/1 56 57
16 Sep 20 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-4 htb 5/10 All You Know (2¼L) 18/1 56 62
5
(5)
Owners' Star silk
C
Owners' Star tb
J: Antoine Hamelin
T: C S Shum
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 17 in the last 14 days (0%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 4 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (25%)
Good effort here latest; steps back up in trip and can't rule him out.
-34000
Age: 6
Weight: 9-1
OR: 54
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Dec 20 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-6 tb 3/11 Bundle Of Delight (1¾L) 19/5 55 67
18 Nov 20 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-6 tb 4/10 Fast Pace (3L) 29/1 57 64
4 Nov 20 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 9-7 tb 10/12 Party Everyday (9¾L) 39/1 60 50
24 Oct 20 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-1 tb 11/14 Great Treasure (7¾L) 67/1 61 52
8 Jul 20 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-4 tb 12/12 Golden Spectrum (13L) 11/1 63 49
27 May 20 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-6 tb 10/14 Enfolding (6¾L) 13/1 65 55
6
(4)
Magnetism silk
C
Magnetism tb
J: Karis Teetan
T: D E Ferraris
C
3 x Course Winner - Won 3 times before at this course
Back in better form at Sha Tin (1m2f) latest; drops 1lb; more needed.
-46690
Age: 9
Weight: 8-11
OR: 50
Days: 18
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Dec 20 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 8-12 tb 4/9 Above (2L) 58/1 51 67
16 Dec 20 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-4 tb 6/11 Bundle Of Delight (3½L) 21/1 53 62
2 Dec 20 Hap Happy Valley 11f Gd Hc 9-3 tb 6/9 Dynamic Eagle (6L) 40/1 55 67
22 Nov 20 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 8-11 tb 9/13 Full Power (10½L) 22/1 57 52
8 Nov 20 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-7 tb 10/12 Nunchuks (4L) 40/1 59 67
21 Oct 20 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-2 tb 10/12 Heavenly Thought (5½L) 105/1 61 55
7
(9)
Bullish Glory silk
C
Bullish Glory h
J: M L Yeung
T: C W Chang
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 13 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 17 in the last 14 days (0%)
1m1f course winner; on a handy mark, but has been way below his winning form this season.
-80006
Age: 8
Weight: 8-10
OR: 49
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Dec 20 Hap Happy Valley 11f Gd Hc 8-13 h 8/9 Dynamic Eagle (21L) 36/1 51 41
22 Nov 20 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 9-0 h 12/13 Full Power (18½L) 31/1 53 34
24 Oct 20 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 9-2 h 13/13 Beauty Angel (11½L) 115/1 55 44
11 Oct 20 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 9-6 h 11/12 Natural Storm (15½L) 44/1 56 37
23 Sep 20 Hap Happy Valley 9f GF Hc 9-3 h 6/12 Beauty Angel (5¾L) 52/1 56 61
13 Sep 20 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-4 h 11/13 Seaweed Fortune (7¼L) 43/1 56 49
8
(1)
Great Times silk
Great Times b
J: Jerry Chau 7
T: K L Man
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 19 in the last 14 days (0%)
Drops 3lb and if he can improve for longer trip he may get competitive for the first time.
-999
Age: 4
Weight: 8-9
OR: 46
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Dec 20 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-7 b 9/11 Bundle Of Delight (5L) 64/1 49 57
18 Nov 20 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-1 b 9/11 Sunny Lad (11½L) 175/1 52 39
21 Oct 20 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-11 b1 9/10 Murray's Partners (7L) 119/1 52 51
9
(10)
Victorious Seeker silk
C
Victorious Seeker b
J: Chad Schofield
T: P O'Sullivan
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 13 in the last 14 days (0%)
Back in better form latest; gets this trip and is a potential each-way player.
-88512
Age: 5
Weight: 8-7
OR: 46
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Dec 20 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-12 b 8/11 Bundle Of Delight (4¼L) 41/5 47 55
25 Nov 20 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-8 b 8/11 Total Power (4½L) 48/1 47 52
21 Jun 20 Sha Sha Tin 10f GF Hc 8-7 b 5/13 Bullish Glory (3½L) 57/10 47 51
29 Apr 20 Hap Happy Valley 9f GF Hc 9-7 b 1/12 Curling Luxury (2L) 33/20F 40 57
12 Apr 20 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 9-7 b 2/14 McMunigal (2¼L) 21/10F 39 52
18 Mar 20 Hap Happy Valley 11f Gd Hc 9-5 b 3/12 Garlic Yeah (¾L) 51/10 38 51
10
(2)
Perfect To Play silk
C
Perfect To Play
J: Tony Piccone
T: C Fownes
C
3 x Course Winner - Won 3 times before at this course
Held on only prevous try over 1m3f; respectable run from this mark latest but more needed.
-51080
Age: 7
Weight: 8-6
OR: 45
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-7 5/12 Maldives (2½L) 32/1 45 56
23 Dec 20 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-7 1/12 Happy Hour (nse) 7/2F 40 61
29 Nov 20 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 7-11 t 10/12 Super Alliances (6¾L) 69/1 41 27
14 Nov 20 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 7-13 t 8/14 Namjong Sings (7L) 213/1 43 39
1 Nov 20 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-4 t 11/13 Authentic Champ (7L) 70/1 45 42
18 Oct 20 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-3 t 10/14 Hang's Decision (4L) 83/1 47 46
11
(6)
Exaltation silk
Exaltation tv
J: Joao Moreira
T: A S Cruz
Will probably see this out and it is encouraging that Moreira retains the ride; player.
-20964
Age: 5
Weight: 8-4
OR: 43
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Dec 20 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-6 tv 2/11 Bundle Of Delight (nse) 23/5 41 57
22 Nov 20 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 8-5 tv 11/13 Full Power (14L) 66/10 44 33
8 Nov 20 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-8 tv 9/12 Nunchuks (3¼L) 9/2 46 55
11 Oct 20 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 8-10 tv 6/12 Natural Storm (4L) 17/5 46 51
16 Sep 20 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-8 tv 4/10 All You Know (2L) 41/1 46 52
21 Jun 20 Sha Sha Tin 10f GF Hc 8-11 tv 12/13 Bullish Glory (7½L) 13/1 49 45
Verdict

Topweight MORE THAN A HORSE is back over a trip that should suit and can take advantage of this drop in grade.

Verdict silk image
More Than A Horse

Betting Forecast:

2/1 Dynamic Eagle,

3/1 More Than A Horse,

4/1 Exaltation,

15/2 Owners' Star,

10/1 Victorious Seeker,

14/1 Magnetism,

16/1 Perfect To Play,

20/1 Full Power,

25/1 Great Times,

50/1 Peach Blossoms,

Bullish Glory

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