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17 November 2021
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Kyoto Handicap (Div I) (Class 4) (3yo+) (Course C) (Turf) Racecard

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 6f
  • Going: Good
Runners
12

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(12)
Fighting Star silk
Fighting Star tp
J: Chad Schofield
T: David A Hayes
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (0%)
Unplaced in all seven HK starts but ran creditably on his only two Happy Valley outings
870747
Age: 4
Weight: 9-7
OR: 59
Days: 38
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd/Y Hc 9-6 t 8/14 Sparkling Knight (7½L) 9/1 59 47
6 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 8-6 tp 7/9 Joyful Fortune (6½L) 24/1 62 52
30 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-2 t 12/14 Team Power (5L) 43/5 64 65
5 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-8 t 7/12 Majestic Star (3½L) 10/1 66 70
8 Apr 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-10 t 4/10 Wine And Wine (1¾L) 27/1 66 72
21 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-11 t 7/14 Fantastic Way (4¾L) 84/1 68 72
2
(3)
Coolceleb silk
D
Coolceleb tb
J: Jerry Chau 3
T: T P Yung
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 30 in the last 14 days (3%)
Would be better off at Sha Tin and on dirt as zero placings from 17 turf tries
081805
Age: 6
Weight: 9-1
OR: 53
Days: 47
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-11 tb 12/12 Lord Thunder (22L) 133/1 53 5
12 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-10 tb 8/11 Lord Thunder (9½L) 19/1 53 37
4 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-5 tb 1/12 Dashing Fit (1L) 241/10 46 60
9 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-9 tb 8/12 Happy Tango (4L) 49/1 48 48
12 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-11 tb 12/14 Gold Comet (13½L) 23/1 50 43
17 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-13 tb 5/12 Unite Spirit (2½L) 10/1 51 61
3
(7)
Faribault silk
C
Faribault
J: Karis Teetan
T: P O'Sullivan
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Coming along nicely having followed first victory with two creditable efforts
461370
Age: 4
Weight: 8-10
OR: 48
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-9 p 4/12 Flaming Passion (2½L) 41/10 48 56
6 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-9 p 6/12 Noir Rider (5L) 19/5 48 44
7 Jul 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-4 p 1/12 Party Warrior (nse) 15/4 43 56
23 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 7-13 p 3/12 Wild West Wing (¾L) 45/1 42 53
19 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-7 p 7/12 Oversubscribed (2¼L) 67/1 44 51
11 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-6 p 11/14 Dragon Baby (6¼L) 115/1 47 37
4
(6)
Happily Friends silk
CD
Happily Friends v
J: C Y Ho
T: Jimmy Ting
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Took a while to break his maiden but progressing steadily since and should go well
441572
Age: 5
Weight: 8-10
OR: 48
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-9 v 4/11 Happy Gathering (2¼L) 18/5 48 55
15 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-11 v 4/12 Baltic Whisper (2L) 51/10 48 54
14 Jul 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-5 v 1/12 Loriz (nk) 462/100 43 57
23 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-6 v 5/12 Wild West Wing (1¾L) 19/1 44 51
2 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-5 v 7/12 Amazing Rocky (4½L) 32/5 44 43
19 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-5 v1 2/12 Oversubscribed (nk) 37/10F 41 56
5
(10)
My My My silk
My My My
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: F C Lor
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 31 in the last 14 days (3%)
Has shown ability but may need some help from the handicapper before first win comes
737407
Age: 4
Weight: 8-10
OR: 48
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-10 7/12 Lightning Storm (4L) 41/5 50 52
6 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-9 3/12 Noir Rider (2½L) 12/1 50 55
7 Jul 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-13 7/12 Faribault (4½L) 13/1 52 49
23 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-1 4/12 Wild West Wing (1½L) 13/1 53 61
21 Apr 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-13 11/11 Cantstopthefeeling (10½L) 41/5 53 27
24 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 9-0 7/12 Joyful Win (3½L) 63/10 53 56
6
(5)
Regency Star silk
Regency Star
J: Alexis Badel
T: C S Shum
Still early days but last two starts have been a trifle disappointing
8660
Age: 4
Weight: 8-10
OR: 48
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-13 8/12 Stormtrouper (5¼L) 13/1 50 46
22 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-10 6/11 Momentum Galaxy (3L) 46/1 51 54
8 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-12 6/12 Jazz Steed (2¾L) 66/1 51 54
1 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 8-12 b1 12/14 Summit Cheers (11½L) 9/1 52 26
7
(1)
Hang's Choice silk
Hang's Choice ht
J: M L Yeung
T: W Y So
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (0%)
May need the run after five-month absence and pedigree suggests this trip is too short
8880
Age: 3
Weight: 8-7
OR: 45
Days: 157
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd 9-0 ht 8/8 California Spangle (12½L) 71/1 - -
23 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF 9-0 ht 8/9 Toronado Phantom (14L) 87/1 - -
2 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd 9-0 ht1 8/10 Cordyceps Six (8L) 125/1 - -
11 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd 9-0 10/10 Turbo Power (15½L) 38/1 - -
8
(8)
Melbourne Hall silk
CD
Melbourne Hall
J: Zac Purton
T: D J Hall
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (4%)
Infrequent winner but is in solid enough form and has now has Purton back aboard
572002
Age: 5
Weight: 8-7
OR: 45
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-6 5/12 Flaming Passion (3¼L) 9/1 47 53
6 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 7/11 Sight Hero (3L) 32/5 47 53
8 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-7 2/12 Wood On Fire (¾L) 37/10 45 59
11 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-10 h 10/13 Super Mission (4½L) 42/1 48 49
1 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-9 h 11/14 Ultimate Glory (4L) 70/1 48 54
9 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-10 h 2/12 Packing Victory (2½L) 13/1 48 55
9
(4)
Good Beauty silk
CD
D
Good Beauty tp
J: V Borges
T: K L Man
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
On the downgrade but no real signs that this much reduced mark is about to yield a victory
607647
Age: 7
Weight: 8-5
OR: 43
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-6 tp 6/12 Lightning Storm (2¾L) 27/1 44 51
10 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd/Y Hc 8-7 tp 10/14 The Anomaly (4½L) 9/1 46 46
26 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-10 tb 7/13 Voyage Star (4¼L) 18/1 48 51
8 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-10 tb 6/12 Fortune Carrier (2½L) 30/1 49 54
26 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd/Y Hc 9-0 tb 4/14 Blaze Warrior (4¾L) 29/1 53 54
6 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 9-4 tb 7/12 Infinite Power (5½L) 38/1 56 52
10
(11)
Lumen Baba silk
Lumen Baba tb
J: H W Lai
T: Douglas Whyte
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 17 in the last 14 days (0%)
Taking ages to acclimatise to HK conditions but now on very low mark; minor promise latest
50940-
Age: 4
Weight: 8-4
OR: 42
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-4 tb1 5/12 A Smile Like Yours (5¾L) 51/1 44 40
10 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f Sl Hc 8-5 h 12/14 The Mint (13½L) 58/1 47 32
12 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-5 he 9/11 Steel Win (12L) 30/1 49 29
21 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-9 4/12 Resolute (5¼L) 119/1 54 53
17 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 9-4 12/14 Lady First (13½L) 44/1 58 43
20 Dec 20 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-4 9/12 All For South (8½L) 85/1 61 45
11
(2)
Spicy Grill silk
CD
Spicy Grill tb
J: K C Leung
T: K W Lui
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Course Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts here (67%)
Has suddenly found his feet in recent starts; massive player if breaking on terms
618154
Age: 5
Weight: 8-4
OR: 42
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-1 tb 6/11 Sight Hero (2¼L) 11/1 42 51
15 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-2 tb 1/12 Viva Mama (2L) 33/10J 35 49
11 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 9-4 tb 8/14 Alloy King (3L) 48/10 35 44
23 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-11 tb 1/12 Lucky Maryknoll (nk) 106/10 30 45
8 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-12 htb 5/14 Kung Fu Tea (2½L) 23/10 32 41
17 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-1 htb 4/12 Alloy Star (1¾L) 83/10 33 47
12
(9)
Joy Master silk
Joy Master tb
J: Matthew Chadwick
T: D E Ferraris
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 28 in the last 14 days (4%)
1m Sha Tin specialist who may struggle to keep up over this sharper trip/track
984711
Age: 7
Weight: 8-3
OR: 41
Days: 10
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-2 tb 9/14 Darci Joy (5L) 47/1 43 45
6 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-5 tv 8/8 Savvy Kingman (6¼L) 16/1 44 46
1 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-5 tv 4/10 Copartner Era (2¾L) 11/1 44 50
5 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-1 tv 7/13 Ezra (4¾L) 21/1 44 49
1 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 8-12 tv 1/14 Diamond Star (½L) 17/2 38 52
20 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 8-7 tv 1/13 Jimmu (1L) 116/10 33 49
13
(13)
Star Of Wuyi silk
Star Of Wuyi tb
T: Y S Tsui
Fair comeback effort last time, could strip fitter now; interesting
507224
Age: 5
Weight: 8-8
OR: 46
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-6 tb 5/11 Inno Legend (3½L) 10/1 47 52
30 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-11 b 14/14 Green Envy (13½L) 13/1 50 29
28 Apr 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-11 b 7/12 Hero Star (2½L) 23/10F 50 57
8 Apr 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-11 b 2/12 Goodluck Goodluck (2L) 6/4F 50 61
10 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-9 b 2/12 Hero Star (shd) 8/5F 48 67
6 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-11 b1 4/12 Judy's Star (2½L) 9/1 50 57
14
(14)
Zone D silk
Zone D het
T: J Size
Consistent sort but lacks a recent outing and proibably best over 7f.
340333
Age: 4
Weight: 9-5
OR: 57
Days: 129
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-5 het 3/14 Green Envy (1¼L) 63/10 57 66
4 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-5 het 4/14 Galaxy Emperor (2¾L) 16/5F 58 64
6 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-6 het 10/14 Packing Award (4½L) 13/5F 59 61
23 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-6 het 3/14 Gracylove (2½L) 89/10 59 68
8 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-7 het 3/14 Peach Blossoms (1½L) 12/5F 59 68
17 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-7 het 3/14 Unicornbaby (3L) 15/1 59 68
Verdict

Unucky last time, SPICY GRILL can make it three wins from four attempts over this track and trip. Happily Friends is next best.

Verdict silk image
Spicy Grill

Betting Forecast:

7/4 Spicy Grill,

5/1 Melbourne Hall,

11/2 Faribault,

6/1 Happily Friends,

14/1 Joy Master,

16/1 My My My,

Regency Star,

Good Beauty,

Lumen Baba,

20/1 Fighting Star,

Coolceleb,

33/1 Hang's Choice

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