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17 November 2021
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Japan Racing Association Trophy (Handicap) (Class 2) (3yo+) (Course C) (Turf) Racecard

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 1m 55y
  • Going: Good
Runners
11

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(10)
The Rock silk
D
The Rock
J: Joao Moreira
T: C Fownes
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 9 wins from 36 in the last 14 days (25%)
Ran well in defeat on dirt last month and will be fine back on turf; one to consider
284361
Age: 5
Weight: 9-7
OR: 96
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 9-1 e/s 2/8 Kings Shield (2½L) 33/10 96 96
19 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-6 8/11 C P Brave (3¾L) 8/1 97 101
5 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-0 4/13 Californiadeepshot (3¼L) 16/1 97 101
11 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 8-6 3/11 Preciousship (1¼L) 67/10 97 100
23 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-4 6/9 Green Luck (4¾L) 43/10 97 98
6 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 8-11 1/14 Highland Fortune (2L) 111/10 90 104
2
(5)
Telecom Fighters silk
CD
Telecom Fighters
J: Zac Purton
T: Y S Tsui
CD
4 x C&D Winner - Won 4 times before on this course at this distance
Placed off today's mark on dirt since last month's emphatic C&D success
313241
Age: 5
Weight: 9-5
OR: 94
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-13 3/8 Kings Shield (5½L) 71/10 94 87
6 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-3 1/12 Sunshine Warrior (3¼L) 6/4F 83 94
5 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-6 3/13 Californiadeepshot (2¼L) 14/1 82 89
14 Jul 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-1 2/12 Helene Wisdom Star (shd) 41/10 80 93
7 Jul 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-2 4/12 Everyone's Delight (3½L) 73/10 80 85
23 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-1 1/12 Exceptional Nice (1L) 8/5F 74 85
3
(3)
Red Desert silk
D
Red Desert
J: Harry Bentley
T: J Size
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 21 in the last 14 days (0%)
Gained last three HK wins over 6f on dirt; opposable over this C&D
590601
Age: 5
Weight: 9-4
OR: 93
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 9-0 5/8 Kings Shield (8¼L) 31/1 95 82
10 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Sl Hc 9-2 9/12 Silver Fig (6¼L) 14/1 97 90
11 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-5 10/13 Lucky Patch (8¼L) 72/1 98 83
13 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Sl Hc 9-7 6/12 Will Power (4¾L) 10/1 98 94
8 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 9-2 10/14 Hongkong Great (10½L) 38/1 98 93
17 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-0 1/11 Sunny Boy (shd) 41/5 93 100
4
(4)
Savaquin silk
CD
D
Savaquin
J: Chad Schofield
T: J Size
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (0%)
Back in peak form when close second over 1m1f here two weeks ago; respected
280362
Age: 5
Weight: 9-1
OR: 90
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-9 2/8 Zebrowski (hd) 68/10 88 99
17 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 9-1 8/10 Celestial Power (5L) 43/1 90 90
6 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-10 11/12 Telecom Fighters (6½L) 13/1 92 86
23 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-0 3/9 Green Luck (3½L) 14/5 93 97
6 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 9-0 6/14 The Rock (4½L) 12/1 93 96
26 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-3 2/12 Tsar (¾L) 19/5 91 101
5
(2)
Solar Wai Wai silk
CD
Solar Wai Wai
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: F C Lor
CD
4 x C&D Winner - Won 4 times before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 31 in the last 14 days (3%)
Placed over C&D on seasonal debut and remains on his last winning mark
350801
Age: 6
Weight: 9-1
OR: 90
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-6 3/12 Telecom Fighters (3¾L) 15/1 90 90
23 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-12 5/9 Green Luck (4¼L) 39/1 93 95
26 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-6 12/12 Tsar (9½L) 11/1 94 84
25 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-11 8/14 Savaquin (2½L) 78/1 94 98
21 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-2 14/14 Reliable Team (7½L) 59/1 94 88
24 Feb 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-0 1/9 Fast Most Furious (shd) 41/5 90 97
6
(11)
Kilindini silk
D
Kilindini t
J: Karis Teetan
T: A T Millard
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Down the field on Hong Kong debut but last month's C&D fourth was much more encouraging
40-/13
Age: 5
Weight: 8-8
OR: 83
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-2 t 4/12 Telecom Fighters (4¼L) 20/1 84 83
5 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-8 t 11/13 Californiadeepshot (6¾L) 80/1 84 79
21 Dec 19 Knl Kenilworth 8f Gd 3yG1 9-6 1/16 Smiling Time (1¾L) 8/1 - 101
7
(7)
Sunshine Warrior silk
CD
Sunshine Warrior tp
J: V Borges
T: A S Cruz
CD
3 x C&D Winner - Won 3 times before on this course at this distance
Seemingly back in form when second over C&D last month but safely held since
720008
Age: 7
Weight: 8-8
OR: 83
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-4 tp 7/13 Highland Fortune (6¼L) 30/1 83 75
6 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-1 tp 2/12 Telecom Fighters (3¼L) 39/1 81 85
19 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-6 tp 11/11 C P Brave (7¼L) 149/1 83 78
6 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 8-5 tp 10/14 The Rock (7L) 53/1 86 84
8 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-5 tp 11/14 Hongkong Great (10½L) 63/1 87 81
24 Feb 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-3 tp 8/9 Solar Wai Wai (5L) 13/5F 90 87
8
(9)
Bear Again silk
CD
Bear Again
J: L J Ferraris
T: D E Ferraris
CD
4 x C&D Winner - Won 4 times before on this course at this distance
Dug deep for narrow C&D win on seasonal debut; back up in grade today
16408-
Age: 7
Weight: 8-6
OR: 81
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-5 1/9 King's Capital (shd) 209/10 76 89
8 Apr 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-7 6/12 Telecom Fighters (3¾L) 18/1 80 86
24 Feb 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-4 4/12 Green Luck (3½L) 26/1 82 84
27 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-10 10/11 Delightful Laos (6¼L) 21/1 84 80
6 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd HcG3 8-1 8/10 Savvy Nine (4¾L) 46/1 85 89
9 Dec 20 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-9 8/12 Glorious Artist (4L) 34/1 86 85
9
(6)
Beluga silk
Beluga h
J: Matthew Chadwick
T: D J Hall
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 28 in the last 14 days (4%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (4%)
Close third over 7f on seasonal debut and unexposed over 1m; no surprise if he features
319136
Age: 5
Weight: 8-6
OR: 81
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-7 h 3/14 Copartner Ambition (¾L) 47/10 80 91
26 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-5 h 1/14 Leap Of Faith (¾L) 57/20F 74 87
11 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 9-2 h 9/13 Looking Great (9¾L) 22/5 74 70
21 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-10 h 1/14 True Legend (nse) 27/10 69 81
21 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-8 h 3/14 Tempest Express (¾L) 42/10 67 75
24 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-9 h 6/14 Sea Of Life (1¾L) 5/2F 67 71
10
(1)
Chancheng Prince silk
D
Chancheng Prince t
J: Ruan Maia
T: K W Lui
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Distance Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts at this distance (67%)
In excellent form on dirt last month but moves up in grade for today's turf return
110603
Age: 4
Weight: 8-6
OR: 81
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 9-1 t 1/11 True Legend (1½L) 103/20 74 86
10 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f Sl Hc 8-13 t 1/13 Ultra Express (2¾L) 53/1 67 80
26 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-0 t 10/14 Master Hero (8¼L) 19/1 69 63
14 Jul 21 Hap Happy Valley 9f GF Hc 8-13 t 6/12 Leap Of Faith (5½L) 27/1 70 72
13 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 9-0 t 12/14 Ultra Express (15L) 12/1 71 49
12 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-13 t 3/11 Super Winner (1¼L) 14/1 71 80
11
(8)
Sunny Star silk
CD
Sunny Star
J: Alexis Badel
T: K W Lui
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Two good runs here this season (1m/1m1f); remains on career-high mark
439143
Age: 4
Weight: 8-5
OR: 80
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-1 4/8 Zebrowski (2L) 48/10 80 88
8 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-2 3/10 Turin Redstar (1¼L) 4/1 80 88
1 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 9f GF Hc 8-3 9/11 Super Football (4¾L) 49/10 80 82
5 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-3 1/9 Smoothies (nk) 43/20F 75 88
24 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-2 4/12 Farshad (1½L) 61/10 75 87
3 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-1 3/12 Farshad (¾L) 23/10 74 82
Verdict

This might go to TELECOM FIGHTERS, who impressed when making all over C&D last month and has since been placed on dirt.

Verdict silk image
Telecom Fighters

Betting Forecast:

3/1 Telecom Fighters,

5/1 The Rock,

6/1 Savaquin,

8/1 Solar Wai Wai,

Beluga,

Chancheng Prince,

Sunny Star,

10/1 Bear Again,

14/1 Kilindini,

33/1 Red Desert,

Sunshine Warrior

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