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Ma Tau Wai Handicap (Div III) (Class 4) (3yo+) (Course A) (Turf) Racecard

  • 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
(9)
Showina silk
CD
Showina b
J: Blake Shinn
T: David A Hayes
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Low-mileage 3yo who made all from the outside stall over C&D last month; big player
156
Age: 3
Weight: 9-7
OR: 58
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Apr 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-13 b 1/12 Harrier Jet (¾L) 121/10 52 67
24 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-13 b1 5/12 Joyful Win (1¼L) 17/1 52 63
28 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 9-0 p 6/14 Summit Cheers (3½L) 58/1 52 50
2
(3)
Take What You Need silk
Take What You Need b
J: Jerry Chau 7
T: Douglas Whyte
0-20 in Hong Kong but placed several times; likely contender from good draw today
8394-5
Age: 5
Weight: 9-7
OR: 58
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-13 v 8/14 Dragon Baby (3¼L) 9/1 59 60
13 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 9-7 v1 3/14 Killer Bee (2¼L) 32/5 59 70
20 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-2 b 9/12 Igniting (7¼L) 46/1 61 51
10 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-4 b 4/12 Silver Fig (1L) 22/1 63 67
13 Dec 20 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-9 b 5/14 Master Montaro (2¼L) 41/5 65 68
1 Nov 20 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-0 b 7/14 E Star (3½L) 12/1 67 71
3
(11)
Shining On silk
CD
Shining On
J: C Y Ho
T: K W Lui
CD
4 x C&D Winner - Won 4 times before on this course at this distance
Three C&D wins this season; on tough mark now and is drawn wide today
77512-
Age: 7
Weight: 9-5
OR: 56
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Apr 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-4 7/12 Showina (3L) 20/1 57 63
24 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-5 7/12 Fire Ball (3¾L) 11/1 57 62
3 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-5 5/12 Hurry Hurry Gain (4L) 71/10 57 60
3 Feb 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-13 1/12 Happy Profit (nk) 49/10 52 64
6 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-13 2/12 Nordic Warrior (½L) 89/10 51 67
2 Dec 20 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-11 3/12 Champ Patrol (1½L) 15/1 50 60
4
(7)
Aca Power silk
Aca Power
J: H N Jack Wong 3
T: Y S Tsui
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 14 in the last 14 days (0%)
Dual winner in Australia but unplaced all seven Hong Kong starts; improvement required
06000-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-2
OR: 53
Days: 27
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-3 12/12 Fearless Fire (9¼L) 71/1 56 51
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
5
(1)
Exuberant silk
Exuberant tb
J: Zac Purton
T: C S Shum
Placed over C&D on second start; ran okay from tough draw last time; in stall 1 today
830
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: 53
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Apr 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-0 tb 8/12 Showina (3¼L) 79/10 53 59
24 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-0 tb 3/12 Fire Ball (¾L) 163/1 52 67
10 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-13 tb1 10/12 Stock Legend (8¼L) 88/1 52 42
6
(2)
Vigor Champ silk
CD
D
Vigor Champ b
J: Karis Teetan
T: P F Yiu
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (4%)
Stayed on strongly for C&D win last month; 8lb rise asks quite a lot of him
1745-3
Age: 5
Weight: 9-1
OR: 52
Days: 27
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-6 b 1/12 Telecom Smart (2L) 49/10 44 61
28 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-7 b 7/14 Gallant Express (4¼L) 20/1 46 50
7 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-9 b 4/12 Dragon Fortune (2L) 9/1 47 55
1 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-9 b 5/14 Master Fay (4¼L) 57/10 47 47
6 Dec 20 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-7 b 3/12 Excellent Chariot (½L) 24/1 46 58
24 Oct 20 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-6 b 8/14 Sunny Star (3L) 16/1 47 50
7
(5)
Winning Delago silk
Winning Delago h 1
J: Chad Schofield
T: Jimmy Ting
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 20 in the last 14 days (0%)
Has displayed promise in recent trials; could have a say on today's official debut
Form:
Age: 3
Weight: 9-1
OR: 52
Days: -
8
(4)
Won Ball silk
Won Ball t
J: K C Leung
T: P O'Sullivan
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 19 in the last 14 days (0%)
Disappointed on last month's stable debut and now 0-12 in Hong Kong; others preferred
055-85
Age: 6
Weight: 8-11
OR: 48
Days: 30
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-12 t 12/14 Pleasant Endeavor (6L) 54/10 50 48
24 Feb 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-10 t 5/12 Daily Beauty (1¾L) 33/1 51 58
27 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-11 t 5/12 The Anomaly (1½L) 24/1 52 61
18 Nov 20 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-1 t 8/12 Sprint Forward (3L) 4/1F 54 58
28 Oct 20 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-13 t 5/12 Harrier Jet (2L) 167/1 55 59
14 Oct 20 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-3 t 8/12 Here Comes Ted (4¾L) 145/1 60 52
9
(8)
Steel Win silk
Steel Win b
J: Antoine Hamelin
T: C W Chang
Yet to show anything more than minor promise after four starts
9500
Age: 3
Weight: 8-9
OR: 46
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Apr 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-8 b1 9/11 Cantstopthefeeling (4¼L) 84/10 48 46
17 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-11 5/12 H Z Tourbillon (5L) 91/1 50 55
21 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-13 11/14 Vukan (4½L) 21/1 52 51
17 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-1 13/14 New Future (8¾L) 21/1 52 38
10
(10)
Day Day Rich silk
Day Day Rich tb
J: Ruan Maia
T: T P Yung
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 15 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (0%)
Yet to make a splash in Hong Kong, and has double-digit draw to overcome today
90-008
Age: 4
Weight: 8-8
OR: 45
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Apr 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-6 tb 9/12 Spontaneous (7½L) 56/1 48 41
13 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-12 tb 11/12 Noble Birth (9½L) 79/1 51 39
8 Nov 20 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-12 tb 12/12 Shining On (12L) 78/1 54 32
14 Oct 20 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-1 tb 11/12 Wild West Wing (6¼L) 21/1 56 50
23 Sep 20 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-4 tb 8/12 Shining On (2¾L) 77/1 58 61
6 Sep 20 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-11 tb 9/14 Bright Kid (6¼L) 43/1 60 57
11
(6)
Demons Rock silk
D
Demons Rock b
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: D J Hall
D
7 x Distance Winner - Won 7 times before at this distance
Dual dirt winner this season but seems to have gone off the boil in recent months
96607-
Age: 6
Weight: 8-8
OR: 45
Days: 18
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-10 b 9/12 Lucky Ruby (4¼L) 15/1 47 51
31 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-8 b 6/12 Happy Tango (3½L) 23/1 49 56
7 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Sl Hc 8-10 b 6/12 Moeraki (6½L) 23/1 50 41
6 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-9 b 13/13 Skyey Supreme (10½L) 36/1 50 39
31 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-8 b 7/12 Lucky Fun (5½L) 67/10 50 47
20 Dec 20 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-5 b 1/12 Resolute (½L) 244/10 44 60
12
(12)
Champion Pride silk
D
Champion Pride t
J: V Borges
T: D E Ferraris
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Posted sound effort when third over C&D last month but has much tougher draw today
30846-
Age: 7
Weight: 8-3
OR: 40
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Apr 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-6 t 3/12 Telecom Rocket (3L) 10/1 41 50
5 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-5 tb 10/14 Super Winner (9¼L) 18/1 44 36
17 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-8 tb1 8/12 Land Power (7L) 11/2 46 39
17 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-10 t 4/14 Golden Link (¾L) 38/1 46 54
1 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-11 t 6/14 Master Fay (5½L) 34/1 49 45
16 Dec 20 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-12 t 7/12 Noble Birth (3L) 183/1 51 53
13
(13)
Sunny And Gold silk
Sunny And Gold ht
T: C H Yip
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 23 in the last 14 days (0%)
0-7 but ran well from the front when fifth over C&D last month; another 2lb lower today
505-08
Age: 4
Weight: 8-5
OR: 42
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Apr 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-5 ht 5/12 Spontaneous (3¼L) 47/10 44 50
14 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-8 ht 10/14 Fantastic Treasure (3¼L) 28/1 46 49
24 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-9 ht 5/14 Winner Method (4¼L) 16/1 48 55
14 Nov 20 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-11 ht 13/14 Diamond Rhyme (7¼L) 50/1 50 47
18 Oct 20 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-12 ht 8/12 Resolute (7¾L) 43/5 51 41
4 Oct 20 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 9-0 ht1 4/14 Sparkling Dolphin (1¾L) 36/5 51 59
14
(14)
Xponential silk
CD
D
Xponential p
T: Douglas Whyte
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Recent efforts don't suggest he is poised to exploit his sliding handicap mark
88876-
Age: 5
Weight: 8-12
OR: 49
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Apr 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-12 p 8/12 Hero Star (3L) 16/1 51 56
8 Apr 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-7 p 8/12 Goodluck Goodluck (6½L) 16/1 53 50
21 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-4 p 8/14 Bella Baby (5L) 87/10 55 60
28 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-6 p 7/14 Simply Spectacular (2¼L) 73/1 57 62
31 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-13 p 6/14 Fantastic Way (7½L) 20/1 59 48
26 Dec 20 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-3 10/14 Wellington (6¾L) 100/1 61 49
Verdict

Today's move back up in trip ought to suit TAKE WHAT YOU NEED, who has been very competitive in higher-grade races this season.

Verdict silk image
Take What You Need

Betting Forecast:

3/1 Exuberant,

7/2 Showina,

9/2 Take What You Need,

Vigor Champ,

10/1 Winning Delago,

14/1 Champion Pride,

16/1 Won Ball,

20/1 Steel Win,

Demons Rock,

25/1 Shining On,

33/1 Aca Power,

40/1 Day Day Rich

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