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Price Handicap (Class 4) (3yo+) (Course A) (Turf) Racecard

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

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(8)
Methane silk
C
Methane
J: Jerry Chau 7
T: D E Ferraris
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Good run when only narrowly beaten latest; useful apprentice takes off 7lb; thereabouts.
275-54
Age: 5
Weight: 9-7
OR: 57
Days: 36
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-2 2/12 Dynamic Eagle (nk) 23/5 55 70
17 Feb 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-4 7/12 Villa Fionn (2½L) 9/1 57 66
13 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-4 5/12 Gallant Crown (1¼L) 9/1 57 67
23 Dec 20 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-6 5/12 Incanto Prepared (4¾L) 11/1 59 71
2 Dec 20 Hap Happy Valley 11f Gd Hc 9-0 4/9 Dynamic Eagle (4¾L) 16/5 59 73
8 Nov 20 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-5 2/12 Nunchuks (nk) 83/10 57 72
2
(7)
Owners' Star silk
CD
D
Owners' Star tb
J: Zac Purton
T: C S Shum
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 7 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (29%)
Former C&D winner on good mark and in decent nick; concern is his low win strike-rate.
5429-3
Age: 6
Weight: 9-2
OR: 52
Days: 15
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-1 tb 5/12 Bulletproof (1¾L) 4/1 53 64
3 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-1 tb 4/12 Nunchuks (2L) 9/2 53 61
10 Feb 21 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-13 tb 2/12 Dionysus Collin (¾L) 2/1F 52 65
13 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 11f Gd Hc 9-1 tb 9/11 Victorious Seeker (7¼L) 15/2 54 57
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
3
(11)
Superbella silk
D
BF
Superbella tv
J: Joao Moreira
T: F C Lor
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Promise over shorter the last twice; can improve for this trip under Moreira; shortlisted.
6440-0
Age: 5
Weight: 9-2
OR: 52
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-1 6/12 Ever Laugh (2½L) 7/2F 54 65
24 Feb 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-1 tv 4/12 Right Honourable (1¼L) 5/2F 54 64
3 Feb 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-13 tv 4/12 King Dragon (1½L) 111/1 54 64
13 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-4 tv 10/12 Gallant Crown (8½L) 67/1 57 51
23 Dec 20 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-7 tp 10/12 Incanto Prepared (9L) 34/1 60 62
2 Dec 20 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 7-13 tp 12/12 Murray's Partners (10½L) 38/1 62 53
4
(6)
Happy Win Win silk
Happy Win Win t
J: Antoine Hamelin
T: C H Yip
Held from higher marks since winning at Sha Tin in January; similar outcome likely.
95017-
Age: 6
Weight: 9-1
OR: 51
Days: 15
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-0 t 9/12 Bulletproof (4L) 19/1 52 58
10 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-13 t 5/8 Tangmere (5L) 11/1 52 59
28 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-13 t 11/14 All For St Paul's (7¼L) 21/1 52 46
31 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-8 t 1/14 Winning Steed (nk) 117/10 47 61
13 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-8 t 7/12 Gallant Crown (3L) 29/10 47 53
16 Dec 20 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-7 t 2/12 V Chevaliers (½L) 69/10 45 61
5
(5)
Red Elysees silk
D
Red Elysees b
J: Chad Schofield
T: K L Man
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 15 in the last 14 days (0%)
On a long losing run and has a better record at Sha Tin; others appeal more.
4005-9
Age: 8
Weight: 9-1
OR: 51
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 9f GF Hc 9-0 b 4/12 Bundle Of Delight (1¾L) 9/1 52 64
3 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-2 b 11/12 Dynamic Eagle (7¼L) 19/1 55 56
24 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 9-5 b 12/14 Pakistan Friend (13L) 89/10 57 43
17 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 9-7 b 5/14 Lady First (6¾L) 26/5 59 60
20 Dec 20 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-0 b 9/14 Celestial Power (5¼L) 44/1 61 67
2 Dec 20 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-5 b 4/12 Murray's Partners (2¼L) 11/1 63 68
6
(4)
Bright Vision silk
Bright Vision
J: Alexis Badel
T: P F Yiu
Lightly-raced and has improved for step-up in trip; further progression possible.
3490-0
Age: 5
Weight: 9-0
OR: 50
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 9f GF Hc 8-13 3/12 Bundle Of Delight (1¾L) 84/10 51 63
3 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-0 4/12 Dynamic Eagle (2¾L) 34/1 53 63
14 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-5 9/14 Decisive Action (4¾L) 46/1 55 60
24 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-4 b 13/14 Master Hero (6¾L) 59/1 57 52
14 Nov 20 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-6 b 12/14 Namjong Sings (9¾L) 37/1 59 48
18 Oct 20 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-0 b 8/14 Winning Dreamer (2¾L) 104/1 61 64
7
(9)
Divine Unicorn silk
C
Divine Unicorn tb
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: W Y So
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Looks well-weighted but an infrequent winner with patchy form; others more persuasive.
59690-
Age: 7
Weight: 9-0
OR: 50
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 9f GF Hc 8-12 tb 5/12 Bundle Of Delight (2¾L) 19/1 52 61
3 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-8 tp 9/12 Dynamic Eagle (5½L) 11/1 54 59
10 Feb 21 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-3 tp 6/12 Dionysus Collin (2¾L) 12/1 56 65
27 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-0 tp 9/12 Dream Warriors (6L) 9/1 58 60
6 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-1 t 10/12 Celestial Power (6L) 43/1 60 58
13 Dec 20 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 8-4 t 14/14 Charity Go (11L) 66/1 62 46
8
(10)
Winning Volatility silk
Winning Volatility b
J: K C Leung
T: K W Lui
Good effort two starts ago; balance of form suggests he has a bit to find, however.
730-07
Age: 4
Weight: 8-13
OR: 49
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-10 b 7/12 Ever Laugh (3¼L) 8/1 49 58
17 Feb 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-8 b 3/12 Villa Fionn (½L) 111/1 47 61
20 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-11 b 10/12 Fast Pace (6L) 55/1 50 55
20 Dec 20 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-2 b 11/12 Demons Rock (11½L) 113/1 52 33
6 Dec 20 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-13 b1 7/12 Golfman Star (6½L) 47/1 52 44
9
(2)
Perfect To Play silk
C
D
Perfect To Play
J: C Y Ho
T: C Fownes
C
3 x Course Winner - Won 3 times before at this course
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (4%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 22 in the last 14 days (0%)
Good run two starts ago but suspicion he might bump into something better-handicapped.
928455
Age: 7
Weight: 8-9
OR: 45
Days: 11
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 8-8 9/14 Kungfumaster Panda (3¼L) 28/1 45 55
17 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 9f GF Hc 8-6 2/12 Bundle Of Delight (¾L) 32/1 44 58
3 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-6 8/12 Dynamic Eagle (3¾L) 18/1 45 53
10 Feb 21 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-6 4/12 Dionysus Collin (1½L) 74/10 45 57
13 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 11f Gd Hc 8-6 5/11 Victorious Seeker (3¼L) 73/10 45 54
6 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-7 5/12 Maldives (2½L) 32/1 45 56
10
(1)
Soccer Master silk
Soccer Master tb
J: M L Yeung
T: W Y So
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 17 in the last 14 days (0%)
Well beaten returning from an absence latest and unproven at this trip; best watched.
0-0011
Age: 6
Weight: 8-1
OR: 37
Days: 11
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-5 tb 13/14 Winwin Thirtythree (14L) 25/1 38 19
29 Nov 20 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-5 tb 12/14 Adonis (5¼L) 27/1 38 43
13 Sep 20 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-3 tb 11/14 Winwin Thirtythree (6½L) 33/10 38 36
31 May 20 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-9 tb 1/14 Bundle Of Energy (2½L) 26/5 30 50
29 Mar 20 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-4 tb 1/14 Liverbird Star (1L) 109/10 25 38
11 Jan 20 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-8 tb 11/14 Diamond Legend (7½L) 39/1 27 26
11
(3)
Glenealy Pals silk
Glenealy Pals t
J: V Borges
T: C H Yip
Unplaced all starts to date; slightly more encouraging latest but more required.
7-0000
Age: 5
Weight: 8-1
OR: 37
Days: 57
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Feb 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-4 t 7/12 President Star (3½L) 27/1 37 51
27 Jun 20 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-4 htb1 14/14 Angel Of My Eyes (13½L) 187/1 45 15
3 May 20 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 8-9 ht1 11/14 Decisive Action (17½L) 274/1 48 28
22 Mar 20 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-11 t 11/14 Breeze Of Spring (9L) 355/1 50 34
2 Feb 20 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-12 t 11/12 Supreme Witness (5½L) 290/1 52 46
29 Dec 19 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-2 t 14/14 Fortune Brilliant (11½L) 118/1 52 27
Verdict

This can go the way of SUPERBELLA, who should appreciate stepping up in trip in the hands of Joao Moreira.

Verdict silk image
Superbella

Betting Forecast:

9/4 Superbella,

4/1 Methane,

5/1 Bright Vision,

8/1 Owners' Star,

9/1 Perfect To Play,

12/1 Red Elysees,

Divine Unicorn,

Winning Volatility,

18/1 Happy Win Win,

25/1 Soccer Master,

Glenealy Pals

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