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

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 1m 55y
  • Going: Good
Runners
12

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(3)
Glorious Lover silk
BF
Glorious Lover b
J: Zac Purton
T: C H Yip
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 7 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (29%)
Denied clear run when close third over C&D on last month's stable debut; obvious contender
332-34
Age: 5
Weight: 9-7
OR: 60
Days: 15
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-7 b 3/12 More Than Enough (¾L) 7/2F 59 74
10 Feb 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-6 b 3/12 Gallant Crown (1½L) 16/5F 59 71
20 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-7 b 2/12 Fast Pace (¾L) 17/5 58 75
23 Dec 20 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-6 b 3/12 Incanto Prepared (3¾L) 5/1 59 73
29 Nov 20 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-7 b 4/13 All For St Paul's (4L) 17/1 60 63
8 Nov 20 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-7 b 3/12 Fearless Fire (¾L) 12/1 60 77
2
(8)
Aca Power silk
Aca Power
J: K C Leung
T: Y S Tsui
Unplaced all six Hong Kong starts (5f-6f); tries a new trip today
6000-0
Age: 4
Weight: 9-3
OR: 56
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-2 6/12 H Z Tourbillon (6¼L) 69/1 58 59
3 Feb 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 7-13 b 10/12 Capital Star (10L) 215/1 61 42
17 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-4 b 14/14 Ping Hai Bravo (12½L) 222/1 64 32
1 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-5 b 10/14 Namjong Sings (5½L) 175/1 66 68
29 Nov 20 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-9 b1 10/12 Czarson (9¼L) 320/1 68 53
18 Nov 20 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-6 10/12 Mig Energy (7¾L) 151/1 68 59
3
(2)
Ambitious Heart silk
C
Ambitious Heart tb
J: Antoine Hamelin
T: D E Ferraris
C
3 x Course Winner - Won 3 times before at this course
6f course winner in November but only eighth when given another crack at 1m here last time
80-414
Age: 7
Weight: 9-3
OR: 56
Days: 15
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-5 t 8/12 More Than Enough (3L) 73/1 57 67
20 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-4 tb 10/12 Winston's Lad (5¾L) 31/5 57 53
23 Dec 20 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-4 tb 4/12 Management Supreme (1¾L) 39/10 57 67
25 Nov 20 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-12 tb 1/12 Jazz Steed (1L) 13/5 51 68
11 Nov 20 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-1 tb 4/12 Oriental Elite (1¾L) 9/1 52 63
14 Oct 20 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-2 tb 6/12 Bullish Brother (3L) 11/1 54 60
4
(4)
King Dragon silk
CD
King Dragon v
J: Alexis Badel
T: K L Man
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Off the mark over C&D in February, his 17th start; now needs to find something extra
613-53
Age: 4
Weight: 9-0
OR: 53
Days: 43
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Feb 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-0 v 6/12 Right Honourable (2¾L) 58/10 53 60
3 Feb 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-9 v 1/12 Kiram (¾L) 49/20F 48 62
13 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-8 v 3/12 Gallant Crown (¾L) 9/5F 47 58
20 Dec 20 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-11 v 5/14 Super Ten (4¼L) 44/5 49 57
25 Nov 20 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-12 v 3/11 Royal Racer (3½L) 9/1 50 57
8 Nov 20 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-11 v 7/12 Fearless Fire (3¼L) 6/4F 50 61
5
(10)
Fearless Fire silk
CD
C
Fearless Fire
J: Blake Shinn
T: David A Hayes
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C
3 x Course Winner - Won 3 times before at this course
Ended 2020 in very good form but seems to have gone off the boil lately
795-23
Age: 7
Weight: 8-13
OR: 52
Days: 57
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Feb 21 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-1 7/12 Dionysus Collin (3½L) 15/1 54 61
20 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-4 9/12 Fast Pace (5L) 20/1 55 62
6 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-10 5/12 Charity Wings (2¾L) 14/1 55 67
9 Dec 20 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-1 2/12 Gallant Crown (nk) 8/1 53 67
25 Nov 20 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-1 3/11 Royal Racer (3½L) 10/1 53 60
8 Nov 20 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-9 1/12 Villa Fionn (½L) 227/10 48 67
6
(12)
Rainbow Light silk
Rainbow Light tp
J: Karis Teetan
T: Douglas Whyte
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 26 in the last 14 days (4%)
Lightly raced 4yo who went very close over C&D last month; big player
204-79
Age: 4
Weight: 8-12
OR: 51
Days: 29
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-10 tp 2/9 Stay Chill (shd) 11/1 49 67
24 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 8-11 tp 14/14 Pakistan Friend (32L) 43/10 49 -
10 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-6 tp 4/14 Leading Fortune (2¼L) 155/1 50 58
26 Dec 20 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-6 t 7/14 Double Take (8¾L) 123/1 52 45
6 Dec 20 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-6 t 9/12 Golfman Star (12L) 68/1 52 27
7
(6)
Jungle Blaze silk
Jungle Blaze t
J: V Borges
T: K W Lui
Displayed only minor promise on his first two starts (6f/7f)
70
Age: 3
Weight: 8-11
OR: 50
Days: 26
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-3 t 7/14 Super Winner (10½L) 260/1 52 50
28 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-13 t 10/14 Simply Spectacular (3¼L) 204/1 52 54
8
(5)
Mudita silk
Mudita b 1
J: Joao Moreira
T: P O'Sullivan
Two respectable runs (6f/7f) since huge-odds second in February (6f); up in trip again now
6628
Age: 4
Weight: 8-11
OR: 50
Days: 18
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-0 6/14 Charity Grace (5¼L) 12/1 52 53
24 Feb 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-13 6/12 Daily Beauty (2¼L) 12/1 52 58
3 Feb 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-0 2/12 Classic Posh (1L) 149/1 52 60
13 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-0 8/12 Universal Go Go (6L) 106/1 52 49
9
(9)
Stay Chill silk
CD
D
Stay Chill p
J: C Y Ho
T: W Y So
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (4%)
Came good in Hong Kong with narrow C&D win last month; 6lb rise ought to be manageable
105-97
Age: 5
Weight: 8-10
OR: 49
Days: 29
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-5 p 1/9 Rainbow Light (shd) 59/20 43 62
17 Feb 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-6 p 11/12 Villa Fionn (7¼L) 41/5 45 43
20 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-10 p 5/12 Fast Pace (3¾L) 13/1 47 57
26 Dec 20 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-11 9/14 Casimiro (5¼L) 56/1 49 49
13 Dec 20 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-12 7/14 Authentic Champ (3½L) 56/1 51 52
22 Nov 20 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 9-0 6/14 Harmony N Blessed (6L) 57/1 53 50
10
(1)
Super Hong Kong silk
Super Hong Kong tb
J: Ruan Maia
T: A T Millard
Not beaten far over C&D last month and still unexposed but others have more obvious claims
7-08
Age: 3
Weight: 8-6
OR: 45
Days: 29
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-8 tb 7/9 Stay Chill (3¼L) 63/1 47 58
27 Sep 20 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-11 tb1 12/12 Charge On (11½L) 83/1 50 34
5 Jul 20 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF 8-6 8/9 Chancheng Prince (13L) 77/1 - -
11
(7)
Swot Troopers Wind silk
Swot Troopers Wind b
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: D J Hall
Not at best last time and now 0-9 but his two runs in February were encouraging
565-83
Age: 4
Weight: 8-2
OR: 41
Days: 26
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-6 b 5/14 Super Winner (7¾L) 11/1 43 48
28 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-4 b 6/14 Zone D (1¾L) 10/1 43 52
6 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-6 b 5/12 Judy's Star (3L) 43/1 45 51
27 Jun 20 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-8 b 8/14 Heza Beauty (4½L) 52/1 46 50
22 Apr 20 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-5 b 3/12 Electric Lightning (½L) 40/1 45 51
1 Mar 20 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-6 b1 12/14 Ever Laugh (9¾L) 230/1 48 36
12
(11)
Shanghai Grace silk
Shanghai Grace
J: M L Yeung
T: Y S Tsui
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 17 in the last 14 days (0%)
Has slipped to a workable but needs to bounce back quickly from poor run on Monday
464-66
Age: 5
Weight: 8-1
OR: 40
Days: 3
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-1 12/14 Super Winner (13L) 45/1 40 22
10 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-4 4/8 Tangmere (4L) 9/5F 42 52
17 Feb 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-5 6/12 Villa Fionn (2½L) 28/1 44 53
27 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-9 4/12 Dream Warriors (3½L) 81/10 46 54
26 Dec 20 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-9 6/14 Double Take (7½L) 9/1 48 44
9 Dec 20 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-10 6/12 Incanto Prepared (3½L) 20/1 48 55
13
(13)
Leisure And Gold silk
Leisure And Gold
T: C H Yip
Finished well down the field when a big-priced outsider for debut in January (6f)
Age: 3
Weight: 8-13
OR: 52
Days: 81
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-10 11/14 Family Folks (7½L) 147/1 52 43
Verdict

The most likely answer is GLORIOUS LOVER, who has been admirably consistent since November.

Verdict silk image
Glorious Lover

Betting Forecast:

5/2 Glorious Lover,

3/1 Rainbow Light,

4/1 Stay Chill,

10/1 King Dragon,

Mudita,

Swot Troopers Wind,

16/1 Fearless Fire,

Shanghai Grace,

20/1 Ambitious Heart,

33/1 Super Hong Kong,

50/1 Aca Power,

Jungle Blaze

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