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Cooper Handicap (Class 3) (3yo+) (Course A) (Turf) Racecard

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 5f
  • Going: Good
Runners
10

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(10)
Harmony And Rich silk
CD
Harmony And Rich
J: H N Jack Wong 3
T: Y S Tsui
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 13 in the last 14 days (0%)
Made all to make his breakthrough last month; involved again if getting a clear passage
1069-4
Age: 4
Weight: 9-7
OR: 77
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-11 1/12 Loving A Boom (1L) 107/10 70 84
21 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-13 10/12 Man Star (10L) 52/1 72 49
27 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-13 6/12 We The South (3½L) 10/1 74 73
10 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-2 9/12 Silver Fig (4L) 89/10 75 70
2 Dec 20 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-2 4/12 Handsome Bo Bo (3¾L) 9/2 75 76
8 Nov 20 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-1 2/11 We The South (1L) 17/10F 74 84
2
(2)
Saul's Special silk
CD
D
Saul's Special b
J: Zac Purton
T: C W Chang
CD
3 x C&D Winner - Won 3 times before on this course at this distance
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 7 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (29%)
Not the force he was but has been suggesting his turn may be near; drawn well
4336-3
Age: 7
Weight: 9-6
OR: 76
Days: 43
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Feb 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 9-6 b 4/12 Flying Genius (1¾L) 11/5 78 81
10 Feb 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-7 b 3/11 Kurpany (1½L) 16/1 78 86
27 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-7 b 3/12 We The South (½L) 36/1 77 87
6 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-7 hb 6/12 Kurpany (4½L) 87/10 78 83
16 Dec 20 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-13 htb 3/12 Flying Genius (2L) 67/10 78 84
22 Nov 20 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-4 hb 11/14 Winning Dreamer (8¾L) 246/1 80 64
3
(8)
Larson silk
CD
Larson tp
J: Joao Moreira
T: F C Lor
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Dual C&D winner last season; much more like it last month and should prove competitive
5083-0
Age: 4
Weight: 9-5
OR: 75
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 9-2 tb 5/12 Harmony And Rich (4½L) 66/10 77 74
28 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 9-7 tb 13/14 Winner Method (11L) 22/1 79 53
3 Feb 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-1 tb1 8/10 Grateful Heart (4L) 66/10 81 78
17 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-5 tp 3/14 Beauty Applause (1¾L) 26/1 82 86
23 Dec 20 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-7 tp 10/12 Californiadeepshot (5½L) 18/1 84 80
6 Dec 20 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-3 tp 12/12 Amazing Chocolate (14L) 21/1 85 48
4
(4)
Heart Conquered silk
D
Heart Conquered h 1
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: Richard Gibson
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Placed over C&D on his last two outings; needs to squeeze out more improvement to score
-33605
Age: 5
Weight: 9-0
OR: 70
Days: 169
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Oct 20 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-9 t 3/12 Explosive Witness (snk) 17/2 68 77
16 Sep 20 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-9 t 3/11 Green Aeon (1¾L) 36/5 68 72
6 Sep 20 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-9 6/14 Metro Warrior (3L) 69/10 68 72
3 May 20 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-0 12/12 Silver Fig (21L) 30/1 71 12
12 Apr 20 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 9-4 5/14 Baltic Success (6L) 23/5 73 71
29 Mar 20 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-11 4/14 War Of Courage (2½L) 9/1 75 77
5
(3)
Happy Land silk
Happy Land t
J: C Y Ho
T: C S Shum
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (4%)
Previously trained by Bjorn Baker in Australia; today's trip looks on the sharp side
-15221
Age: 4
Weight: 8-12
OR: 68
Days: 364
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Apr 20 Wyo Wyong 7f GS Md 9-3 p 3/9 Smart Success (2¼L) 8/1 - -
31 Aug 19 Hkb Hawkesbury 5.5f Sft Md 8-13 p 5/11 Fasano (3¾L) 20/1 - -
6
(7)
Nordic Wellstar silk
D
Nordic Wellstar
J: Alexis Badel
T: Douglas Whyte
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Narrowly beaten over C&D in February; not so good latest but remains early days for him
82600-
Age: 4
Weight: 8-10
OR: 66
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-7 8/12 Harmony And Rich (5¼L) 16/5 66 60
24 Feb 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-6 2/12 Flying Genius (shd) 23/1 64 73
10 Feb 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-9 6/11 Kurpany (4¼L) 91/1 66 64
27 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-5 10/12 We The South (5¾L) 40/1 68 58
6 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-4 10/12 Kurpany (7½L) 43/1 68 63
20 Mar 20 Swh Swan Hill 5f Gd Md 9-2 1/10 Tiny Rebel (4¼L) EvensF - -
7
(9)
Keep You Warm silk
D
Keep You Warm b
J: Karis Teetan
T: K W Lui
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 26 in the last 14 days (4%)
In good nick and looks only a matter of time before he gets his head in front; contender
3338-4
Age: 4
Weight: 8-8
OR: 64
Days: 18
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-7 b 3/13 Courier Wonder (3¾L) 27/1 64 71
28 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-5 b 3/14 Fantastic Way (1¼L) 32/5 64 71
6 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-7 b 3/11 Trillion Win (1¾L) 83/10 64 69
10 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-2 b 8/12 Silver Fig (3½L) 18/5 66 65
20 Dec 20 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-11 b 4/12 All For South (1¼L) 9/2 66 72
18 Nov 20 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-7 b 7/12 Mig Energy (4L) 6/4F 66 68
8
(1)
Fabulous Eight silk
D
Fabulous Eight t
J: Ruan Maia
T: P F Yiu
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Recent efforts suggest he may be in the handicapper's grip for now; more needed.
8773-4
Age: 5
Weight: 8-7
OR: 63
Days: 26
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-6 tp 8/12 Valiant Dream (5½L) 16/1 65 58
21 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-8 t 7/12 Man Star (5¼L) 36/1 67 59
27 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-12 t 7/12 We The South (3½L) 43/10 68 67
6 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-11 t 3/12 Kurpany (3¾L) 9/5F 68 76
16 Dec 20 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-10 t 4/12 Flying Genius (2¼L) 13/1 68 73
21 Oct 20 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-7 t 2/12 Explosive Witness (shd) 4/1 66 75
9
(5)
Momentum Galaxy silk
CD
C
Momentum Galaxy b
J: Antoine Hamelin
T: Jimmy Ting
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
Dual Class 4 winner over C&D this season; has shown he can be competitive at this level
440-13
Age: 5
Weight: 8-6
OR: 62
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-5 b 4/12 Harmony And Rich (3L) 40/1 63 67
10 Feb 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-6 b 4/11 Kurpany (2¾L) 27/1 63 66
13 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-5 b 11/12 Happy Alumni (4½L) 20/1 63 61
16 Dec 20 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-7 b 1/12 Telecom Puma (½L) 122/10 58 67
25 Nov 20 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-5 b 3/12 Rewarding Together (1L) 12/1 58 67
8 Nov 20 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-7 b 6/9 Viva Chef (3½L) 13/2 58 59
10
(6)
Divine Regulus silk
Divine Regulus t
J: C Victor Wong 5
T: W Y So
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (0%)
Unplaced in all six Hong Kong starts; drop down in trip doesn't look the obvious move
8768-6
Age: 4
Weight: 8-4
OR: 60
Days: 18
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-3 t 8/14 Beluga (3¾L) 77/1 62 65
7 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-5 t 7/12 Chancheng Prince (4½L) 22/1 64 65
17 Feb 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-7 t 6/12 Igniting (3¾L) 22/1 66 66
20 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-9 t 8/12 Scores Of Fun (5½L) 14/1 68 64
2 Dec 20 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-11 t 6/12 Le Terroir (2½L) 197/1 70 73
14 Nov 20 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-13 t 12/13 Ping Hai Bravo (14½L) 26/1 70 31
Verdict

The vote goes to SAUL'S SPECIAL, who has been in good form lately and looks more than capable of taking advantage of his current mark.

Verdict silk image
Saul's Special

Betting Forecast:

11/4 Saul's Special,

4/1 Harmony And Rich,

9/2 Larson,

6/1 Keep You Warm,

8/1 Nordic Wellstar,

10/1 Heart Conquered,

12/1 Fabulous Eight,

14/1 Momentum Galaxy,

25/1 Happy Land,

33/1 Divine Regulus

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