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Grand Seiko Excellent Handicap (Class 4) (3yo+) (Course B+2) (Turf) Racecard

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 6f
  • Going: Good
Runners
14

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(2)
Victory Scholars silk
C
Victory Scholars p
J: Zac Purton
T: D J Hall
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Consistent sort who got off the mark on his final outing last term; player under 5lb hike
13242
Age: 4
Weight: 9-7
OR: 60
Days: 113
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd/Y Hc 9-3 p 1/14 Brilliant China (nk) 29/10F 55 67
6 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 9-3 p 3/12 Infinite Power (2¾L) EvensF 55 60
23 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 9-3 p 2/14 Drops Of God (2¼L) 8/5 54 66
25 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-0 4/14 Party Genius (2½L) 11/5 54 64
11 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-1 2/12 Gluck Racer (nk) 59/10 52 66
2
(9)
Super Red Dragon silk
CD
Super Red Dragon tb
J: Matthew Chadwick
T: W Y So
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 13 in the last 14 days (0%)
Has crept up to a career-high mark and has struggled; more now needed
002347
Age: 6
Weight: 9-6
OR: 59
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-7 tb 11/11 Steel Win (14½L) 21/1 60 31
23 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-7 tb 10/14 Gracylove (8¼L) 81/10 60 54
2 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-5 tb 2/14 Love Me More (1¼L) 11/1 58 69
5 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-5 tb 3/14 Super Winner (1¾L) 9/1 58 69
7 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-3 tb 4/14 So We Joy (½L) 12/1 57 66
6 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-4 tb 7/12 Judy's Star (4¾L) 15/2 57 57
3
(1)
Party Warrior silk
BF
Party Warrior h
J: Joao Moreira
T: K W Lui
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Well supported when finishing fourth in his latest start; jockey booking catches the eye
4222
Age: 4
Weight: 9-5
OR: 58
Days: 25
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 9-3 h 4/11 Momentum Galaxy (2¼L) 9/5F 58 64
8 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 9-3 h 2/12 Jazz Steed (½L) 18/5 56 67
7 Jul 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-0 h 2/12 Faribault (nse) 51/10 53 66
2 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-13 h1 2/12 Amazing Rocky (1L) 56/1 52 64
4
(11)
Infinity Win silk
BF
Infinity Win t
J: Blake Shinn
T: David A Hayes
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Beaten favourite in his first three starts but has run with credit; Purton has jumped ship
332
Age: 4
Weight: 9-2
OR: 55
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 9-0 3/12 Infinite Power (½L) 16/5F 54 67
8 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 9-0 3/12 Jazz Steed (1L) 13/10F 53 62
1 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 9-0 2/14 Summit Cheers (1½L) 11/10F 52 61
5
(3)
Whizz Kid silk
Whizz Kid tb
J: Karis Teetan
T: A S Cruz
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (0%)
Caught the eye when showing plenty of early speed on debut; can have a say
2
Age: 3
Weight: 9-1
OR: 54
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-3 tb1 2/12 The Best Hero (shd) 6/1 52 67
6
(4)
Good News silk
CD
Good News t
J: Chad Schofield
T: W Y So
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 13 in the last 14 days (0%)
Heavily backed to secure a debut success over C&D two weeks ago; plenty more to come
1
Age: 4
Weight: 9-5
OR: 58
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-13 t 1/11 My Ecstatic (nk) 2/5F 52 67
7
(14)
Dr Winning silk
Dr Winning t
J: Alexis Badel
T: J Size
Today's trip may be on the sharp side; looks a longer-term prospect
Form:
Age: 4
Weight: 8-13
OR: 52
Days: -
8
(7)
Island Surprise silk
Island Surprise
J: K C Leung
T: K L Man
Big odds when trailing home last of 13 on last month's debut; opposable
Age: 4
Weight: 8-13
OR: 52
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-13 b1 13/13 Cordyceps Six (13½L) 77/1 52 15
9
(13)
Judy's Star silk
CD
Judy's Star b
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: P O'Sullivan
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 13 in the last 14 days (0%)
Struggled to make an impact since his C&D in February; needs to up his game
008017
Age: 5
Weight: 8-13
OR: 52
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 9-0 b 12/12 Infinite Power (15L) 27/1 54 23
13 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-3 b 12/14 City Legend (14L) 32/1 56 44
21 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-3 b 8/14 Fantastic Treasure (7¾L) 26/1 56 53
28 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-5 b 11/14 Simply Spectacular (3¾L) 20/1 56 57
6 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-12 b 1/12 Voyage Star (1L) 79/20 51 66
17 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-0 b 7/14 Family Folks (4½L) 8/1 53 54
10
(5)
Loriz silk
D
Loriz b
J: Antoine Hamelin
T: P F Yiu
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 14 in the last 14 days (0%)
Safely held on his return last month; may do better now the cobwebs have been blown away
826656
Age: 6
Weight: 8-13
OR: 52
Days: 32
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-13 b 8/12 Great Harvest (6L) 10/1 52 47
14 Jul 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-13 b 2/12 Happily Friends (nk) 23/5 51 64
20 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 9-1 6/14 Lucky Quality (4¼L) 12/1 53 54
6 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 8-12 6/14 Seven Heavens (5½L) 48/10 55 52
26 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-5 5/12 Jolly Good Heart (2L) 71/10 56 63
19 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-5 6/12 Rhapsody (2½L) 10/1 58 66
11
(6)
Seasons Bliss silk
Seasons Bliss b 1
J: C Y Ho
T: Jimmy Ting
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 4 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (33%)
Showed promise in his first four career starts; appears to do his best work at the end
0425
Age: 4
Weight: 8-13
OR: 52
Days: 108
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-1 10/14 Ultimate Glory (3¼L) 17/5 54 62
30 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-1 4/14 Green Envy (1½L) 13/10F 54 64
8 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-13 2/12 First Responder (¾L) 11/10F 52 65
28 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-13 5/14 Gallant Express (3½L) 13/1 52 59
12
(10)
Take What You Need silk
Take What You Need v
J: Jerry Chau 3
T: Douglas Whyte
Appeared as though something was amiss on his final outing last season; hard to fancy
063839
Age: 6
Weight: 8-12
OR: 51
Days: 113
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f Sl Hc 9-2 14/14 Super Fast (43L) 23/1 55 -
2 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-13 b 6/12 Red Brick Fighter (3¾L) 10/1 57 63
5 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-0 b 3/12 Exuberant (2½L) 43/10 58 64
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
13
(8)
Millennium Falcon silk
Millennium Falcon h
J: V Borges
T: T P Yung
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (0%)
Had been regressing but almost caused a major upset over C&D in July; lightly raced
209-87
Age: 5
Weight: 8-7
OR: 46
Days: 98
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-6 h 2/14 Lucky With You (½L) 125/1 45 57
20 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 8-9 hp 13/14 Lucky Quality (7¼L) 11/1 47 37
6 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 8-11 hp 9/14 Seven Heavens (6¼L) 48/10 49 44
7 Jun 20 Sha Sha Tin 6f Y Hc 8-12 h 8/12 Magic Supreme (5¼L) 54/10 51 52
6 May 20 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-0 h 7/11 The Runner (3L) 11/1 52 55
8 Apr 20 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-0 h1 5/12 Simply Fluke (1¾L) 49/1 52 60
14
(12)
Moon Peaks silk
CD
Moon Peaks hb
J: H W Lai
T: Y S Tsui
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Weakened late on when making his return under a new mark last month; more needed
618530
Age: 6
Weight: 8-3
OR: 42
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-3 hb 6/12 Happy Time (5L) 71/10 42 42
6 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-4 hb 1/12 For Fun's Sake (1½L) 91/10 36 55
8 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-3 hb 8/14 Kung Fu Tea (4¼L) 16/1 37 42
17 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-5 hb 5/12 Alloy Star (2½L) 9/1 37 48
6 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-2 hb 3/12 Destine Jewellery (nk) 13/1 35 55
10 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-2 hb 10/12 Supreme Patrol (8½L) 15/1 35 38
15
(15)
Takingufurther silk
D
Takingufurther v
T: Jimmy Ting
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 4 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (33%)
Failed to build on an encouraging seasonal debut last month; looks vulnerable
654990
Age: 7
Weight: 8-4
OR: 43
Days: 25
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-3 v 6/12 All Beauty (3L) 20/1 45 50
8 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-3 v 5/12 Wood On Fire (2¾L) 9/1 45 52
1 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-6 v 4/12 Street Scream (2L) 30/1 47 54
5 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-10 v 9/12 Noble Desire (5½L) 18/1 49 47
21 Apr 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-11 v 9/12 Telecom Rocket (8L) 24/1 51 45
28 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-0 hv 11/14 City Legend (10L) 46/1 53 43
Verdict

Preference is for VICTORY SCHOLARS, who could easily make a mockery of his 5lb hike in the weights for last season's win.

Verdict silk image
Victory Scholars

Betting Forecast:

3/1 Victory Scholars,

4/1 Party Warrior,

6/1 Whizz Kid,

7/1 Infinity Win,

10/1 Loriz,

12/1 Good News,

Millennium Falcon,

14/1 Seasons Bliss,

16/1 Super Red Dragon,

Moon Peaks,

25/1 Judy's Star,

Take What You Need,

33/1 Dr Winning,

50/1 Island Surprise

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