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Cotton Tree Handicap (Class 3) (3yo+) (Course B+2) (Turf) Racecard

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 7f
  • Going: Good
Runners
13

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(4)
Cobhfield silk
Cobhfield
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: A T Millard
Failed to build on a pleasing Hong Kong debut last month; down in grade today
-83/43
Age: 4
Weight: 9-7
OR: 80
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-1 8/8 Fast Most Furious (3¾L) 9/1 82 83
13 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-7 3/14 Master Hero (1½L) 81/10 80 87
24 Oct 20 Don Doncaster 8f Hy 2yG1 9-1 4/8 Mac Swiney (4¾L) 14/1 106 105
26 Sep 20 Nmk Newmarket 8f Gd 2yG2 9-0 3/5 New Mandate (2L) 5/2 105 106
21 Aug 20 Sal Salisbury 8f GS 2yL 9-1 1/7 Fancy Man (½L) 11/4 97 103
25 Jul 20 Asc Ascot 7f GF 2yL 9-3 2/10 Chindit (1¾L) 20/1 - 104
2
(3)
Amazing Chocolate silk
CD
Amazing Chocolate b
J: Karis Teetan
T: T P Yung
CD
3 x C&D Winner - Won 3 times before on this course at this distance
Kept on well to finish fourth on the Sha Tin dirt last month; remains well-handicapped
-40000
Age: 7
Weight: 9-3
OR: 76
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-13 b 4/12 Gunnison (2¼L) 47/1 77 82
28 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-6 b 13/14 Blaze Warrior (9¼L) 137/1 80 66
7 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 7-12 b 10/10 Trillion Win (6¼L) 80/1 82 69
4 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-2 b 12/14 Mister Snowdon (8¾L) 25/1 85 73
6 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 8-8 b 11/14 The Rock (7¼L) 22/1 87 84
17 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-9 b 8/11 Red Desert (3¼L) 7/2 88 84
3
(7)
Kinda Cool silk
Kinda Cool b
J: Matthew Chadwick
T: F C Lor
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 34 in the last 14 days (3%)
Encouraging reappearance in October but yet to build on that run in two starts since
-57542
Age: 5
Weight: 9-1
OR: 74
Days: 34
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-2 b 5/14 Blaze Warrior (4L) 44/1 76 76
24 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 9-3 7/12 Xiang Yin (4¼L) 44/1 77 80
6 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-5 b 5/12 Transcendent (2½L) 11/1 77 86
2 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-4 b 4/12 Simply Fluke (3L) 11/1 77 80
5 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-4 b 2/12 Majestic Star (1½L) 54/10 76 86
8 Apr 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-6 b 7/10 Wine And Wine (4½L) 11/10F 76 74
4
(8)
Mighty Valor silk
C
Mighty Valor
J: H N Jack Wong 3
T: P F Yiu
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 15 in the last 14 days (0%)
Career best came in a narrow defeat in May; well below that form in four starts since
-00002
Age: 5
Weight: 8-11
OR: 70
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-1 10/12 Romantic Warrior (5L) 17/1 72 69
22 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-5 p 12/12 Seven Heavens (13½L) 59/10 74 47
26 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-0 13/14 Ima Single Man (18L) 12/1 75 36
30 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 9-2 10/14 Dublin Star (5L) 13/10F 75 72
8 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 9-1 2/11 Killer Bee (hd) 9/1 72 84
28 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-13 12/14 Fantastic Way (5¾L) 9/2 72 66
5
(5)
Horsesain Bolt silk
Horsesain Bolt b
J: Blake Shinn
T: Douglas Whyte
Plausible excuses when running from a double-digit stall last month; can have a say
-63383
Age: 6
Weight: 8-10
OR: 69
Days: 5
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-11 b 6/14 All Beauty (5½L) 59/10 69 67
21 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-6 b 3/14 Captain Win (¾L) 43/10 68 77
10 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-6 b 3/14 Golden Link (1L) 44/5 67 78
19 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-5 b 8/12 Dragon Fortune (4¾L) 68/10 68 67
26 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-8 b 3/14 Beluga (1¼L) 17/5 68 78
23 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-10 b 2/11 Hall Of Champ (2L) 2/1F 68 78
6
(1)
Navas Two silk
CD
Navas Two p
J: Ruan Maia
T: Richard Gibson
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 19 in the last 14 days (0%)
Secured a narrow C&D success last month; open to plenty of further progress
-19154
Age: 4
Weight: 8-10
OR: 69
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-5 p 1/14 Packing Victory (hd) 56/1 63 75
28 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-6 9/12 California Concord (4½L) 67/1 63 66
31 Jul 20 Gee Geelong 6.5f Gd Md 9-0 2/13 Blondeau (¾L) 30/1 - -
7
(11)
Never Too Soon silk
D
Never Too Soon
J: L J Ferraris
T: D J Hall
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 18 in the last 14 days (0%)
Denied a clear run on his penultimate start and wasn't beaten all that last month
-90311
Age: 4
Weight: 8-8
OR: 67
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-12 9/12 A Smile Like Yours (2¼L) 7/1 69 74
21 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-11 12/14 California Spangle (7¼L) 17/1 70 61
31 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-9 3/12 Keep You Warm (2½L) 110/1 70 74
20 Jan 21 Wyo Wyong 7f Gd Hc 9-0 1/8 Elegant Grace (1½L) 11/20F - -
11 Dec 20 Cnt Canterbury Park 6.5f Gd 3yMdHc 8-10 1/6 Captivare (2¼L) 12/5F - -
18 Apr 20 Kmb Kembla Grange 6.5f Gd MdHc 8-9 p 7/10 Kateru (4L) 16/5 - -
8
(6)
Zoom Boom silk
Zoom Boom
J: Jerry Chau 3
T: Douglas Whyte
3-6 when trained by Ed Walker; market check advised on Hong Kong debut
-111/5
Age: 4
Weight: 8-7
OR: 66
Days: 191
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Jun 21 Nmk Newmarket (July) 8f GF 4Hc 9-4 1/9 Turntable (1¾L) 11/10F 83 92
13 May 21 Nmk Newmarket 8f Gd 43yHc 9-7 1/10 Freak Out (½L) 100/30F 80 86
24 Apr 21 Hay Haydock 8f GF 53yHc 9-2 1/6 Menai Bridge (4½L) 100/30F 70 84
25 Nov 20 Kem Kempton (AW) 7f St/Slw 52yNv 9-5 5/13 Royal Fleet (9L) 40/1 - 69
11 Nov 20 Kem Kempton (AW) 7f St/Slw 52yNv 9-2 7/13 Bullace (3¾L) 16/1 - 70
23 Oct 20 Nby Newbury 8f Hy 42yNv 9-5 9/15 Scope (15L) 40/1 - 61
9
(12)
Ennea Fortune silk
Ennea Fortune ht
J: K C Leung
T: C H Yip
Safely held from a dougle-digit stall last month; again drawn wide today
-8282/
Age: 4
Weight: 8-6
OR: 65
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-8 ht 8/12 Romantic Warrior (4¼L) 14/1 65 64
21 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-6 ht 2/14 California Spangle (1¾L) 74/10 63 70
7 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-4 ht1 8/13 Cordyceps Six (6¼L) 27/1 63 54
10
(10)
Kowloon Great silk
Kowloon Great t
J: Alexis Badel
T: C S Shum
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (0%)
Will likely be seen to better effect over further in time; best watched on HK debut
-2/197
Age: 5
Weight: 8-4
OR: 63
Days: 273
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Apr 21 Cor Cork 10f Y Hc 8-12 2/14 Aesop (½L) 10/1 83 90
7 Nov 20 Naa Naas 8f Hy Md 9-7 1/10 Cafe Con Leche (1¼L) 7/4F - 73
17 Oct 20 Leo Leopardstown 10f Y/Sft Md 9-7 9/15 Lobo Rojo (7L) 7/1 - 65
12 Jun 20 Cur Curragh 10f GF 3yMd 9-7 7/18 Galileo Chrome (5¼L) 22/1 - 70
11
(9)
Nothing Impossible silk
Nothing Impossible
J: Harry Bentley
T: K W Lui
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 28 in the last 14 days (4%)
Started at big odds and has ran accordingly in his first two Hong Kong outings
-0013/
Age: 4
Weight: 8-4
OR: 63
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-8 11/12 Romantic Warrior (11L) 107/1 65 44
5 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-6 12/14 Alcari (11½L) 131/1 65 35
21 May 21 Goo Goodwood 8f Sft 43yHc 9-5 1/10 Rebel Territory (1¼L) 17/2 82 92
1 May 21 Don Doncaster 8f GF 33yHc 8-13 3/5 Aerion Power (1½L) 6/1 82 88
9 Oct 20 Kem Kempton (AW) 6f St/Slw 52yNvAc 9-9 2/10 Razor Glass (3L) 16/5 - 81
10 Sep 20 Cfd Chelmsford (AW) 6f St 52yNv 9-5 1/6 Prospect (¾L) 9/4 - 74
12
(2)
Oscar Glory silk
C
Oscar Glory p
J: V Borges
T: F C Lor
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Consistent in four starts this term; narrowly beaten in November; likely to set the pace
-43241
Age: 4
Weight: 8-2
OR: 61
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-7 p 4/13 Ezra (1L) 31/10 60 70
28 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-5 p 3/14 Light Of Wanshi (1½L) 23/5 60 68
7 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-6 p 2/14 Darci Joy (nk) 9/5F 58 70
24 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 9-3 p 4/14 Beauty Spirit (1¾L) 48/10 58 66
20 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 9-0 p 1/14 Charge On (shd) 27/10F 53 66
16 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-0 p 4/14 Mercurial (1L) 8/1 53 64
13
(13)
Zone D silk
CD
BF
Zone D het
J: Joao Moreira
T: J Size
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 9 wins from 36 in the last 14 days (25%)
Rarely ran a bad race last season and has continued that trend this term; strong claims
-23340
Age: 5
Weight: 8-2
OR: 61
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-7 het 2/12 Fearless Fire (¾L) 23/10F 59 69
24 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-5 het 3/12 Charizard (nk) 9/1 57 69
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
Verdict

John Size's 5yo ZONE D was a consistent performer last season and has continued that trend this term.

Verdict silk image
Zone D

Betting Forecast:

11/4 Zone D,

4/1 Oscar Glory,

7/1 Horsesain Bolt,

8/1 Cobhfield,

9/1 Navas Two,

10/1 Never Too Soon,

12/1 Amazing Chocolate,

Zoom Boom,

14/1 Mighty Valor,

16/1 Kinda Cool,

20/1 Ennea Fortune,

25/1 Kowloon Great,

33/1 Nothing Impossible

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