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Oriental Watch 60th Anniversary Sha Tin Trophy (Group 2 Handicap) (3yo+) (Course B+2) (Turf) Racecard

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

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(9)
Southern Legend silk
CD
C
Southern Legend t
J: Blake Shinn
T: C Fownes
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
C
5 x Course Winner - Won 5 times before at this course
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 14 in the last 14 days (0%)
Getting long in the tooth now but he's a class act; no surprise if he features
613222
Age: 9
Weight: 9-7
OR: 127
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF HcG3 9-7 t 6/9 Buddies (4¼L) 77/10 133 126
20 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 9f GF HcG3 9-7 t 1/10 Reliable Team (½L) 73/20 125 125
25 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd G1 9-0 t 3/6 Golden Sixty (3½L) 76/10 - 115
5 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd G2 9-2 t 2/5 Mighty Giant (½L) 13/5 125 122
21 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd G1 9-0 t 2/9 Waikuku (1¼L) 29/10 125 118
24 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd G1 9-0 t 2/8 Golden Sixty (hd) 10/1 125 122
2
(3)
Ka Ying Star silk
CD
D
Ka Ying Star tv
J: Matthew Chadwick
T: A S Cruz
CD
4 x C&D Winner - Won 4 times before on this course at this distance
D
5 x Distance Winner - Won 5 times before at this distance
Excellent second in C&D Group 1 in January but might find others better handicapped today
651535
Age: 6
Weight: 9-5
OR: 125
Days: 140
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
30 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF HcG3 9-7 tv 6/7 Sky Darci (5L) 66/10 125 121
25 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd G1 9-0 tv 5/6 Golden Sixty (4L) 14/1 - 114
13 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-7 tv 1/7 More Than This (nk) 18/5 123 124
21 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd G1 9-0 tv 5/9 Waikuku (2L) 48/10 123 115
24 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd G1 9-0 tv 3/8 Golden Sixty (¾L) 14/1 123 120
1 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd HcG3 9-7 tv 5/8 Champion's Way (4¾L) 28/1 124 113
3
(5)
Waikuku silk
CD
C
BF
Waikuku
J: Zac Purton
T: J Size
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
C
7 x Course Winner - Won 7 times before at this course
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Dual Group 1 winner; flopped badly on latest start in April but a danger to all if on song
514-43
Age: 6
Weight: 9-5
OR: 125
Days: 195
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd G2 9-2 5/5 Mighty Giant (19L) 3/5F 125 78
21 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd G1 9-0 1/9 Southern Legend (1¼L) 23/20F 125 121
24 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd G1 9-0 4/8 Golden Sixty (1½L) 10/1 125 119
13 Dec 20 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd G1 9-0 4/10 Golden Sixty (2½L) 15/1 - 118
26 Apr 20 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd G1 9-0 3/8 Southern Legend (2¾L) 37/10 - 111
5 Apr 20 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd G2 9-2 6/7 Beauty Generation (5L) 7/10F - 113
4
(8)
Glorious Dragon silk
C
D
Glorious Dragon t
J: Chad Schofield
T: K W Lui
C
3 x Course Winner - Won 3 times before at this course
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Two wins last season (1m1f/1m2f); today's drop back in trip is probably not ideal
561412
Age: 6
Weight: 9-2
OR: 122
Days: 147
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 12f GF G1 9-0 t 5/8 Panfield (5L) 49/10 - 108
25 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd G1 9-0 t 6/7 Loves Only You (3¾L) 9/1 - 116
5 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 9-5 t 1/9 Butterfield (1L) 23/10J 118 120
21 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd G1 9-0 t 4/7 Golden Sixty (2¼L) 17/1 112 119
31 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd HcG3 8-1 t 1/10 Exultant (1¾L) 21/4 108 108
6 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd HcG3 8-8 t 2/10 Savvy Nine (¾L) 2/1F 98 104
5
(2)
Panfield silk
C
Panfield t
J: Karis Teetan
T: A T Millard
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (0%)
Won 1m4f Group 1 here in May but looks opposable over this trip on seasonal debut
15314-
Age: 5
Weight: 8-9
OR: 115
Days: 147
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 12f GF G1 9-0 t 1/8 Columbus County (½L) 172/10 - 116
2 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 12f Gd HcG3 8-9 t 5/12 Butterfield (2¼L) 4/1 100 105
21 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd 4y 9-0 t 3/14 Sky Darci (¾L) 25/1 90 107
21 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 8-8 t 1/9 Flying Quest (½L) 17/20F 84 94
24 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 8-6 t 4/14 Assimilate (1L) 22/5 84 90
26 Dec 20 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 8-6 t 5/10 Flying Quest (2L) 81/10 85 93
6
(10)
Columbus County silk
C
BF
Columbus County t
J: C Y Ho
T: C Fownes
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 14 in the last 14 days (0%)
Took his form to a new level last season but may find 1m a bit sharp today
428466
Age: 6
Weight: 8-8
OR: 114
Days: 119
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 9f GF HcG3 8-10 t 4/10 Southern Legend (1¾L) 19/10F 114 110
23 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 12f GF G1 9-0 t 2/8 Panfield (½L) 11/5 - 115
2 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 12f Gd HcG3 9-7 t 8/12 Butterfield (3½L) 14/1 112 115
5 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 9-2 t 4/9 Glorious Dragon (2¼L) 74/10 113 111
21 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd G1 9-0 ht 6/7 Golden Sixty (9¾L) 42/1 114 104
31 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd HcG3 8-8 ht 6/10 Glorious Dragon (4½L) 23/5 115 105
7
(11)
Sky Darci silk
CD
C
BF
Sky Darci t
J: Joao Moreira
T: C Fownes
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
C
4 x Course Winner - Won 4 times before at this course
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Distance Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts at this distance (67%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 14 in the last 14 days (0%)
Last season's HK Derby winner; shade unlucky over 7f last month; still has potential
321176
Age: 5
Weight: 8-8
OR: 114
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF HcG3 8-8 t 3/9 Buddies (1½L) 9/10F 120 120
20 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF HcG3 9-0 t 2/11 Sky Field (1¾L) 2/1F 113 114
30 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF HcG3 8-3 t 1/7 Healthy Happy (shd) 6/4F 106 114
21 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd 4y 9-0 t 1/14 Russian Emperor (hd) 558/100 103 108
21 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd 4y 9-0 t 7/14 Healthy Happy (2½L) 15/2 103 93
24 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd 4y 9-0 t 6/13 Excellent Proposal (3½L) 23/10F 103 93
8
(1)
Champion's Way silk
CD
C
Champion's Way et
J: Antoine Hamelin
T: J Size
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C
5 x Course Winner - Won 5 times before at this course
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 14 in the last 14 days (0%)
Would probably have preferred a stronger pace when fifth over 7f last month; e-w claims
523443
Age: 6
Weight: 8-7
OR: 113
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF HcG3 8-7 et 5/9 Buddies (4L) 11/1 119 113
11 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 9-7 et 2/11 Preciousship (½L) 11/1 112 117
20 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF HcG3 8-13 et 3/11 Sky Field (2L) 9/1 112 113
30 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF HcG3 8-9 et 4/7 Sky Darci (2L) 21/1 113 116
5 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd G2 8-11 et 4/5 Mighty Giant (3¾L) 16/1 114 109
13 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-12 et 3/7 Ka Ying Star (1¾L) 14/1 114 111
9
(7)
Butterfield silk
C
D
Butterfield t
J: Matthew Poon
T: C S Shum
C
3 x Course Winner - Won 3 times before at this course
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Surprise winner of 1m4f Group 3 handicap in May but looks vulnerable over today's trip
741217
Age: 6
Weight: 8-1
OR: 107
Days: 119
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 9f GF HcG3 8-3 t 7/10 Southern Legend (4½L) 78/10 107 98
23 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 12f GF G1 9-0 t 4/8 Panfield (3¾L) 12/1 - 110
2 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 12f Gd HcG3 8-10 t 1/12 Charity Fun (shd) 28/1 101 110
5 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 8-4 t 2/9 Glorious Dragon (1L) 23/10J 101 101
7 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 8-10 t 1/14 Charity Go (1¾L) 48/10 94 106
21 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 8-13 t 7/9 Panfield (6½L) 9/1 96 94
10
(4)
Tourbillon Diamond silk
CD
Tourbillon Diamond tb
J: Alexis Badel
T: C S Shum
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Creditable second over inadequate 7f here last month; effectively on same mark today
269427
Age: 5
Weight: 8-1
OR: 107
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF HcG3 8-1 tb 2/9 Buddies (¾L) 9/2 113 115
5 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-7 tb 6/13 Naboo Attack (4¼L) 11/1 99 94
11 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 8-9 tb 9/11 Preciousship (4¾L) 13/2 100 95
6 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 9-7 tb 4/14 The Rock (2½L) 9/5F 100 108
25 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-1 tb 2/14 Savaquin (nk) 9/5F 98 108
21 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd 4y 9-0 tb 7/14 Sky Darci (2½L) 71/10 98 103
11
(6)
Russian Emperor silk
D
Russian Emperor b
J: M L Yeung
T: Douglas Whyte
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Close second in last season's HK Derby; found 7f too sharp last month; 1m not ideal either
767229
Age: 4
Weight: 8-1
OR: 107
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF HcG3 8-3 b 7/9 Buddies (5¼L) 15/1 115 105
23 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 12f GF G1 9-0 6/8 Panfield (6¼L) 7/1 - 106
2 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 12f Gd HcG3 8-12 b 7/12 Butterfield (3¼L) 23/10F 103 106
21 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd 4y 9-0 b 2/14 Sky Darci (hd) 37/10F 97 108
21 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd 4y 9-0 b1 2/14 Healthy Happy (nk) 79/1 87 97
24 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd 4y 9-0 9/13 Excellent Proposal (6L) 191/1 89 88
12
(12)
Preciousship silk
CD
C
Preciousship
J: V Borges
T: P F Yiu
CD
4 x C&D Winner - Won 4 times before on this course at this distance
C
5 x Course Winner - Won 5 times before at this course
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (0%)
C&D winner in July but effectively 12lb higher from out of the weights today
182468
Age: 6
Weight: 8-1
OR: 107
Days: 98
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 8-4 1/11 Champion's Way (½L) 119/10 95 101
8 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-13 8/14 Hongkong Great (8¼L) 13/1 95 94
31 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-10 2/11 Glorious Artist (nk) 32/1 93 100
21 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-4 4/14 Reliable Team (2½L) 65/1 94 100
6 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-7 6/8 The Rock (3¼L) 17/1 96 101
10 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-13 8/14 Not Usual Talent (4¼L) 124/1 100 98
Verdict

Last season's Hong Kong Derby winner SKY DARCI looked a shade unlucky over 7f last month and this move back up in trip will suit.

Verdict silk image
Sky Darci

Betting Forecast:

6/4 Sky Darci,

4/1 Waikuku,

5/1 Tourbillon Diamond,

10/1 Southern Legend,

16/1 Ka Ying Star,

Glorious Dragon,

Panfield,

Columbus County,

Champion's Way,

25/1 Russian Emperor,

33/1 Preciousship,

50/1 Butterfield

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