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Palm Handicap (Div I) (Class 4) (3yo+) (Course B+2) (Turf) Racecard

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 6f
  • Going: Good
Runners
14

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(10)
Trader silk
CD
Trader tb
J: Blake Shinn
T: David A Hayes
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 22 in the last 14 days (0%)
Not drawn well today but was placed on his final three starts last year
-23200
Age: 4
Weight: 9-7
OR: 60
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-4 t 2/12 Flying Dragon (¾L) 12/1 59 69
24 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-6 t 3/11 Romantic Warrior (2¼L) 56/10 59 65
20 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-5 t 2/11 Happy Gathering (1L) 17/5F 58 69
22 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-7 t 11/12 All Beauty (4½L) 17/1 60 60
8 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-2 tb 11/12 Resolute (7L) 43/10 61 49
9 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-4 tb 4/12 Harmony Fire (3L) 16/5F 62 68
2
(6)
Flying Ace silk
D
Flying Ace b
J: Matthew Poon 2
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%)
Met traffic but still kept on strongly to make winning debut at Happy Valley
-1
Age: 4
Weight: 9-5
OR: 58
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-12 b1 1/12 Xponential (nk) 78/10 52 64
3
(2)
Lucky Quality silk
C
D
Lucky Quality
J: H N Jack Wong 3
T: C Fownes
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 15 in the last 14 days (0%)
Now 1lb below last winning mark but yet to strike form after five starts this season
-08707
Age: 5
Weight: 9-4
OR: 57
Days: 10
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-0 10/12 Wild West Wing (5½L) 20/1 59 53
28 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-1 8/12 California Concord (4½L) 53/1 61 64
21 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-3 7/14 California Spangle (6L) 176/1 63 57
1 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-6 13/13 Drops Of God (10½L) 34/1 64 44
8 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-9 7/11 Decisive Twelve (4½L) 26/1 64 69
1 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-5 9/12 Big Fortune (3¾L) 9/1 64 64
4
(13)
Flying On The Turf silk
Flying On The Turf b
J: Antoine Hamelin
T: Jimmy Ting
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (0%)
Placed on dirt on last month's seasonal debut but has much tougher draw today
-3378/
Age: 6
Weight: 9-1
OR: 54
Days: 27
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-2 b 3/12 Valiant Elegance (1¼L) 73/10 54 62
7 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Sl Hc 9-7 b 3/12 Moeraki (3½L) 33/10F 58 59
31 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-7 b 7/14 Fantastic Way (8½L) 60/1 60 46
17 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-1 b 8/14 Hongkong Great (9¼L) 24/1 61 59
20 Dec 20 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-6 b 7/12 All For South (3¾L) 17/1 61 59
29 Nov 20 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-2 tb 2/12 Czarson (5¼L) 52/1 61 58
5
(8)
Beauty Live silk
Beauty Live t
J: Joao Moreira
T: F C Lor
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 9 wins from 36 in the last 14 days (25%)
Makes official debut after some encouraging recent trials; Joao Moreira booked
Form:
Age: 4
Weight: 8-13
OR: 52
Days: -
6
(5)
Buddy Spirit silk
Buddy Spirit
J: K C Leung
T: C H Yip
Well behind Beauty Live in a recent trial; probably best watched on today's official debut
Form:
Age: 4
Weight: 8-13
OR: 52
Days: -
7
(3)
Coolceleb silk
D
Coolceleb tb
J: H T Mo 2
T: T P Yung
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (0%)
Four-time winner on dirt; well down the field on his last two turf starts
-00818
Age: 6
Weight: 8-13
OR: 52
Days: 45
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-12 tb 11/12 Regency Star (9¼L) 58/1 53 39
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
8
(9)
Dassit silk
Dassit
J: Alexis Badel
T: J Size
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (0%)
Made underwhelming debut at Happy Valley last month; deserted by Joao Moreira today
-0
Age: 4
Weight: 8-13
OR: 52
Days: 31
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-13 11/12 Poised To Strike (6¾L) 9/1 52 43
9
(7)
E Legend silk
E Legend
J: Jerry Chau 3
T: K L Man
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 20 in the last 14 days (0%)
Made quite encouraging debut when sixth at Happy Valley last month; not ruled out
-6
Age: 4
Weight: 8-13
OR: 52
Days: 31
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-12 6/12 A Smile Like Yours (3¼L) 38/1 52 54
10
(11)
Fun N Glory silk
Fun N Glory t
J: Karis Teetan
T: W Y So
Beaten under 2l when staying-on fifth over C&D on last month's debut
-5
Age: 4
Weight: 8-13
OR: 52
Days: 27
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-0 t 5/12 Country Boy (1¾L) 15/1 52 57
11
(4)
Leslie silk
Leslie
J: Harry Bentley
T: P F Yiu
Makes official debut after winning three consecutive trials towards end of last year
Form:
Age: 3
Weight: 8-13
OR: 52
Days: -
12
(1)
Best For You silk
C
Best For You b
J: V Borges
T: Y S Tsui
C
3 x Course Winner - Won 3 times before at this course
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (4%)
Won over 7f here two runs ago but on tough mark now and this drop back to 6f is not ideal
-61307
Age: 6
Weight: 8-9
OR: 48
Days: 27
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-9 b 6/14 Millennium Falcon (3¾L) 26/1 48 52
13 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-5 b 1/14 Plikclone (nk) 154/10 41 53
10 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd/Y Hc 8-2 b 3/14 The Anomaly (1¾L) 14/1 41 48
12 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-5 b 12/12 King's Capital (7½L) 40/1 42 38
30 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-5 b 7/14 Green Envy (2L) 12/1 44 53
2 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-6 b 5/14 Love Me More (2¾L) 19/1 45 52
13
(12)
Noble Boyz silk
Noble Boyz tp
J: M L Yeung
T: Douglas Whyte
Ran okay after ten-month absence and remains unexposed but wide draw dents his appeal
-685
Age: 4
Weight: 8-8
OR: 47
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-13 tp 6/12 Mega Bonus (3L) 34/1 49 52
17 Feb 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-13 8/12 Red Brick Fighter (6¾L) 24/1 52 47
27 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-0 5/12 Ever Force (4L) 18/1 52 56
14
(14)
Wisdom Patch silk
Wisdom Patch t
J: Matthew Chadwick
T: P O'Sullivan
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 34 in the last 14 days (3%)
Unplaced all 11 Hong Kong starts and absent since July
-09007
Age: 6
Weight: 8-4
OR: 43
Days: 181
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 8-9 t 10/14 Copartner Era (5¼L) 173/1 48 51
20 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 8-11 t 9/14 Oscar Glory (4¼L) 92/1 50 53
30 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-0 t 11/14 Light Of Wanshi (7½L) 88/1 53 49
12 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-4 t 10/11 Gallant Legacy (7¼L) 54/1 56 50
14 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-6 t 7/14 Decisive Twelve (3¼L) 32/1 58 61
24 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-7 t 10/14 Master Hero (5½L) 10/1 60 58
15
(15)
Captain Long silk
Captain Long
T: C H Yip
Did well to finish fifth from tough draw on last month's debut at Happy Valley
-5
Age: 4
Weight: 8-13
OR: 52
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-2 5/12 Spicy Grill (3¼L) 10/1 52 54
16
(16)
Smart Leader silk
D
Smart Leader tb
T: W Y So
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Without a win since May 2020 and needs to better his recent efforts
-68098
Age: 7
Weight: 8-13
OR: 52
Days: 27
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-2 tb 6/12 Valiant Elegance (6¼L) 87/10 54 47
10 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-6 tb 8/12 Prance Dragon (2L) 9/1 55 61
14 Jul 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-4 tb 10/12 Resolute (6L) 90/1 60 53
23 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-5 tb 9/12 Jolly Good Heart (6L) 37/1 63 61
9 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-8 tb 8/12 Harmony Fire (7L) 70/1 66 58
26 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-10 tb 10/12 Sparkling Dragon (5½L) 81/1 69 64
Verdict

It's difficult to oppose FLYING ACE, who had to weave his way through some traffic before finishing strongly to make a winning debut.

Verdict silk image
Flying Ace

Betting Forecast:

2/1 Flying Ace,

4/1 Beauty Live,

5/1 Leslie,

8/1 Trader,

Fun N Glory,

10/1 Flying On The Turf,

12/1 E Legend,

16/1 Noble Boyz,

25/1 Lucky Quality,

33/1 Best For You,

50/1 Buddy Spirit,

Dassit,

66/1 Coolceleb,

100/1 Wisdom Patch

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