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Kokura Handicap (Class 3) (3yo+) (Course C) (Turf) Racecard

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 5f
  • Going: Good
Runners
12

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(7)
Harmony Fire silk
CD
Harmony Fire p
J: Zac Purton
T: Douglas Whyte
CD
3 x C&D Winner - Won 3 times before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 17 in the last 14 days (0%)
Placed over C&D twice this season; big player if the cheekpieces have any positive effect
231143
Age: 4
Weight: 9-7
OR: 79
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 9-3 2/12 Harmony N Blessed (nse) 39/10 76 89
22 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-13 3/10 Harmony N Blessed (2½L) 16/5 76 83
9 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-5 1/12 Heart Conquered (1½L) 109/20 68 85
5 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 9-0 1/12 Super Commander (2L) 3/4F 60 78
21 Apr 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 9-6 4/11 Cantstopthefeeling (2¼L) 4/1 60 65
24 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 9-5 3/12 Joyful Win (½L) 17/5 58 71
2
(3)
Resolute silk
CD
Resolute b
J: Karis Teetan
T: A T Millard
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Twice safely held off this career-high mark since last-gasp C&D win in September
561147
Age: 5
Weight: 9-5
OR: 77
Days: 10
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 9-2 b 5/13 Cordyceps Six (5L) 31/1 77 73
20 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 9-7 b 6/12 Harmony N Blessed (2½L) 89/10 77 81
8 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-13 b 1/12 Heart Conquered (nse) 17/20F 72 85
14 Jul 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-8 b 1/12 Be Ready (1¼L) 74/10 64 79
4 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 7-12 b 4/11 Ka Ying Master (1L) 73/10 64 74
13 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Sl Hc 8-5 b 7/12 Man Star (5L) 15/2 63 60
3
(5)
Decisive Twelve silk
C
Decisive Twelve t
J: C Y Ho
T: W Y So
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (0%)
Hiked up weights for eased-down 6f win in September and has found things tough since
081201
Age: 5
Weight: 9-4
OR: 76
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-6 t 11/12 Diamond Brilliant (6½L) 17/2 76 70
22 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-7 t 8/12 Seven Heavens (3¾L) 18/5 76 78
8 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-10 t 1/11 Smiling City (2L) 31/20F 68 83
23 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-10 t 2/12 Classic Posh (1¼L) 31/10 67 78
30 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-8 t 10/13 Speedy Mouse (6¾L) 22/5 67 59
2 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-3 t 1/12 Trillion Win (shd) 3/1 62 78
4
(11)
Metro Warrior silk
D
Metro Warrior b
J: Chad Schofield
T: David A Hayes
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (0%)
Has tough draw for this seasonal debut and is better suited by the straight 5f at Sha Tin
832242
Age: 5
Weight: 9-4
OR: 76
Days: 126
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Jul 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 9-6 b 8/12 Resolute (4½L) 77/10 76 74
1 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 9-3 b 3/13 First Responder (hd) 13/5 74 85
6 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 9-2 b 2/9 Joyful Fortune (hd) 57/10 72 84
23 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 9-3 b 2/13 Killer Bee (1½L) 71/10 72 82
12 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 9-0 b 4/9 Carroll Street (2¼L) 16/1 72 75
17 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-11 b 2/10 Carroll Street (nk) 31/5 70 85
5
(12)
Good View Clarico silk
D
Good View Clarico
J: K H Alfred Chan 7
T: C H Yip
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 26 in the last 14 days (4%)
Placed at Sha Tin last month but drawn on the outside for this rare run here
602625
Age: 5
Weight: 9-3
OR: 75
Days: 10
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-11 6/13 Cordyceps Six (5½L) 27/1 77 71
24 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 9-7 12/12 Master Eight (7¼L) 39/1 77 69
1 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-13 2/10 Nervous Witness (3¾L) 35/1 77 84
5 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 9-7 6/8 First Responder (2¾L) 87/10 77 79
1 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 9-4 2/13 First Responder (shd) 11/1 75 86
6 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 9-7 5/9 Joyful Fortune (4L) 36/5 77 76
6
(6)
Magic Phoenix silk
Magic Phoenix
J: H T Mo 2
T: L Ho
Displayed only minor promise on first two HK starts; may be one for further down the line
76-752
Age: 4
Weight: 9-2
OR: 74
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 9-3 7/12 Master Eight (4½L) 172/1 76 76
1 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 9-2 6/10 Nervous Witness (7L) 134/1 76 71
7
(4)
Escape Route silk
D
Escape Route
J: Joao Moreira
T: J Size
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 9 wins from 36 in the last 14 days (25%)
Smart 2yo when trained in Britain and Joao Moreira rides on today's Hong Kong debut
-431
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: 72
Days: 453
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Aug 20 Yor York 6f Gd 2yG2 9-0 4/9 Minzaal (3¼L) 20/1 98 103
9 Jul 20 Nmk Newmarket (July) 6f GS 2yG2 9-0 3/9 Tactical (4L) 33/1 - 95
15 Jun 20 Pon Pontefract 5f Gd 52yMd 9-5 1/6 Lockdown (nk) 6/1 - 81
8
(8)
Heart Conquered silk
D
Heart Conquered
J: Jerry Chau 3
T: Richard Gibson
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%)
Not at best here last month but was second twice over C&D in September
822924
Age: 6
Weight: 8-11
OR: 69
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-3 8/12 Keep You Warm (4¾L) 67/10 69 65
22 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-11 2/10 Harmony N Blessed (2¼L) 89/10 69 77
8 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-8 2/12 Resolute (nse) 9/1 67 80
14 Jul 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-12 9/12 Resolute (4½L) 11/1 68 66
9 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-9 2/12 Harmony Fire (1½L) 84/10 67 79
26 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-12 4/11 Dancing Fighter (2¾L) 18/1 69 76
9
(1)
Propice silk
D
Propice
J: Alexis Badel
T: C Fownes
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Best HK run when staying-on fifth over C&D last month; has another good draw today
58-976
Age: 4
Weight: 8-10
OR: 68
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-11 5/12 Keep You Warm (3¾L) 32/1 70 69
1 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 9-1 8/10 Nervous Witness (8½L) 118/1 72 62
26 Dec 20 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-12 9/14 Wellington (6¼L) 15/1 77 67
2 Dec 20 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-4 7/12 Handsome Bo Bo (6L) 9/2 77 71
14 Mar 20 Rsh Rosehill 6f GS 2yG3 8-10 6/8 Prague (5L) 14/5F - 86
29 Feb 20 Fle Flemington 5f Gd 2yL 8-11 1/9 River Night (¾L) 16/5F - 94
10
(9)
Astrologer silk
Astrologer
J: M L Yeung
T: Douglas Whyte
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 17 in the last 14 days (0%)
Made low-key Hong Kong debut over 6f here last week
912-45
Age: 3
Weight: 8-7
OR: 65
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-7 9/11 Scores Of Fun (6¾L) 49/1 65 59
5 May 21 Cnt Canterbury Park 6f Sft 2yHc 8-11 p 1/8 Overmann (½L) 16/5 - -
21 Apr 21 Cnt Canterbury Park 6f Gd 2yHc 9-4 b 2/10 Cork Harbour (1L) 18/5 - -
26 Dec 20 Eag Eagle Farm 6f Gd 2yG3 9-0 b1 4/8 Alpine Edge (4L) 17/2 - -
16 Dec 20 Wyo Wyong 5.5f GS 2yL 8-13 5/14 She's All Class (5¾L) 15/2 - -
3 Oct 20 Ran Randwick 5f Gd 2yG3 8-11 3/13 Shaquero (2½L) 8/1 - -
11
(2)
Cantstopthefeeling silk
CD
Cantstopthefeeling tb
J: Ruan Maia
T: K L Man
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Safely held from the plum inside draw over C&D last month and needs a better effort today
892P51
Age: 6
Weight: 8-4
OR: 62
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-8 tb 8/12 Harmony N Blessed (3½L) 9/1 64 65
26 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-8 tb 9/12 Elon (5½L) 6/1 64 63
12 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-9 tb 2/12 Flying Bonus (2¼L) 22/1 64 69
9 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-6 tb PU/12 Harmony Fire () 13/1 64 -
26 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-7 tb 5/11 Dancing Fighter (4L) 39/10 64 66
21 Apr 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 9-4 tb 1/11 Amazing Rocky (½L) 79/10 58 71
12
(10)
Amazing Rocky silk
CD
Amazing Rocky h
J: Matthew Chadwick
T: T P Yung
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 28 in the last 14 days (4%)
Found things tough when upped to this grade last month and has another tough draw today
024127
Age: 5
Weight: 8-2
OR: 60
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-1 h 11/12 Keep You Warm (6¼L) 22/5 60 50
10 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd/Y Hc 9-2 h 2/14 Sparkling Knight (1¾L) 22/1 60 69
7 Jul 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-7 h 4/12 Faribault (1¾L) 23/10F 60 66
2 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-1 h 1/12 Party Warrior (1L) 6/5F 54 69
21 Apr 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-12 h 2/11 Cantstopthefeeling (½L) 53/10 52 63
28 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 9-2 h 7/14 Summit Cheers (4L) 18/5F 54 50
Verdict

Zac Purton's ride HARMONY FIRE has been raised another 3lb since last month's very close second over C&D but he still gets the nod.

Verdict silk image
Harmony Fire

Betting Forecast:

5/2 Harmony Fire,

4/1 Escape Route,

6/1 Heart Conquered,

10/1 Resolute,

Propice,

Cantstopthefeeling,

12/1 Decisive Twelve,

Metro Warrior,

Amazing Rocky,

16/1 Good View Clarico,

33/1 Magic Phoenix,

50/1 Astrologer

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