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Poplar Handicap (Class 4) (3yo+) (Course B+2) (Turf) Racecard

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 1m
  • Going: Good
Runners
14

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(14)
Decisive Action silk
CD
Decisive Action tp
J: Antoine Hamelin
T: C S Shum
CD
3 x C&D Winner - Won 3 times before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (0%)
Most recent of three C&D wins came in September; needs career best to score off this mark
-83150
Age: 6
Weight: 9-7
OR: 59
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-6 tp 8/13 Ezra (3¾L) 20/1 59 62
24 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 9-6 tp 3/14 Beauty Spirit (1½L) 36/5 59 68
19 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-1 tp 1/11 Speed Fay Fay (¾L) 31/10F 54 67
12 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-2 tp 5/12 King's Capital (4L) 19/1 55 59
20 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 9-3 tp 13/14 Oscar Glory (6½L) 23/1 58 57
13 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-6 tp 11/14 City Legend (13½L) 23/1 59 48
2
(6)
City Legend silk
C
City Legend tb
J: Jerry Chau 3
T: T P Yung
C
3 x Course Winner - Won 3 times before at this course
Progressed well this year to grab three 7f wins; high in weights; unproven over 1m
-67516
Age: 8
Weight: 9-6
OR: 58
Days: 41
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-3 tb 6/14 Good Buddy (2¼L) 83/10 59 65
10 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd/Y Hc 8-13 tb 7/14 Harmony Win Win (5L) 31/1 59 60
11 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-0 tb 5/13 Super Mission (2L) 12/1 59 66
13 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-9 tb 1/14 Awe (½L) 136/10 53 77
16 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-0 tb 6/14 Mercurial (2¾L) 16/1 53 59
25 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-0 tb 4/14 Hall Of Champ (3¼L) 9/1 53 60
3
(13)
Jade Phoenix silk
C
Jade Phoenix b
J: Karis Teetan
T: F C Lor
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Finished in the top three 11/17 runs before two recent flops; needs to bounce back
-08372
Age: 5
Weight: 9-6
OR: 58
Days: 27
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-7 b 14/14 Millennium Falcon (18L) 13/1 60 27
10 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-5 b 8/12 You'remyeverything (4L) 19/1 61 61
17 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-4 b 3/14 My Sugar (3¾L) 13/1 62 66
19 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-5 b 7/11 Namjong Sings (4L) 57/10 62 62
1 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-7 b 2/14 Ultimate Glory (hd) 36/5 60 75
30 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 9-7 b 6/14 Copartner Ambition (4L) 36/5 60 62
4
(7)
Light Of Wanshi silk
CD
C
Light Of Wanshi t
J: K C Leung
T: W Y So
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
Unlucky fifth and cosy victory since upped to 1m; 6lb higher now but is still progressing
-15391
Age: 5
Weight: 9-6
OR: 58
Days: 34
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-13 t 1/14 Darci Joy (1¼L) 5/4F 52 64
24 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 8-13 t 5/14 Beauty Spirit (2L) 68/10 52 59
26 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-13 t 3/13 Voyage Star (¾L) 81/10 51 63
26 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd/Y Hc 8-13 t 9/14 Victory Scholars (6L) 48/10 51 46
30 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-5 t 1/14 Plikclone (1¾L) 118/10 44 59
8 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-8 t 6/14 Peach Blossoms (2¾L) 12/1 46 51
5
(4)
Telecom Rocket silk
CD
Telecom Rocket b
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: Y S Tsui
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%)
Five poor runs this term so hard to fancy on return to this trip
-87708
Age: 7
Weight: 9-3
OR: 55
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-4 b 8/12 Awesome Treasure (3L) 15/1 57 60
17 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-4 b 7/12 Compassion Spirit (3¼L) 81/10 58 62
20 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-1 b 7/12 Diamond Brilliant (4¼L) 43/1 60 61
22 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-1 b 10/12 Seven Heavens (5L) 40/1 61 59
8 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-3 b 8/11 Decisive Twelve (5L) 23/5 61 61
7 Jul 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-4 b 2/12 Win Win Star (1¼L) 87/10 60 71
6
(12)
Noble Steed silk
C
Noble Steed b
J: Ruan Maia
T: K W Lui
C
4 x Course Winner - Won 4 times before at this course
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 28 in the last 14 days (4%)
Well handicapped but badly out of form and may prefer 7f
-03960
Age: 8
Weight: 9-2
OR: 54
Days: 27
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-3 b 10/14 Millennium Falcon (4¾L) 19/1 56 57
7 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-3 b 3/14 Infinite Power (1¾L) 22/1 56 64
10 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd/Y Hc 9-5 b 9/14 The Anomaly (4½L) 17/1 58 58
19 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-7 b 6/13 Solar Power (4½L) 39/1 60 63
5 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-3 b 10/13 Star Performance (7L) 49/1 62 58
1 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-7 b 10/12 Big Fortune (4¼L) 78/1 66 64
7
(9)
Nimble Nimbus silk
Nimble Nimbus p
J: Harry Bentley
T: P F Yiu
Still early days but has been running very well so solid chance if he lasts out this trip
-32486
Age: 4
Weight: 8-13
OR: 51
Days: 27
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-12 p 3/14 Millennium Falcon (1¾L) 58/10 51 60
7 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-10 p 2/14 Peak To Peak (nse) 66/10 49 60
26 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-12 4/13 Voyage Star (1¾L) 9/1 50 59
5 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-12 8/12 Packing Victory (5L) 20/1 51 53
26 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd/Y Hc 8-13 6/14 Blaze Warrior (6¼L) 19/1 52 49
8
(10)
Circuit Spiritanto silk
Circuit Spiritanto
J: Alexis Badel
T: K L Man
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 20 in the last 14 days (0%)
Nice prospect for the longer term but not enough in two starts to date to appeal today
-68
Age: 4
Weight: 8-12
OR: 50
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-0 6/14 Good Runner (5¾L) 64/1 52 50
7 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-13 8/14 Infinite Power (6¼L) 79/1 52 48
9
(3)
Loyal Ambition silk
Loyal Ambition ht
J: M L Yeung
T: C Fownes
Took good step forward on his second start but will need to come on again to go close here
-80
Age: 4
Weight: 8-12
OR: 50
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-6 ht 8/14 Happy Daily (3¾L) 130/1 52 53
7 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-6 ht1 14/14 Peak To Peak (11L) 138/1 52 34
10
(8)
Turquoise Alpha silk
D
Turquoise Alpha p
J: Blake Shinn
T: P O'Sullivan
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Struggling to acclimatise to HK conditions; no real sign he's about to turn things around
-70000
Age: 5
Weight: 8-11
OR: 49
Days: 27
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-12 p 7/14 Millennium Falcon (3¾L) 26/1 51 54
21 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-12 p 10/14 Good Buddy (4½L) 28/1 51 51
31 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-1 p 10/12 Seaweed Fortune (7L) 24/1 54 53
10 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd/Y Hc 9-3 p 10/14 Harmony Win Win (7½L) 20/1 56 51
26 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-6 p 10/13 Voyage Star (8L) 15/1 58 51
5 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-6 p 6/11 Viva Hunter (4¼L) 18/1 59 62
11
(11)
Flying Mighty silk
Flying Mighty tb 1
J: H T Mo 2
T: D J Hall
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 18 in the last 14 days (0%)
Looks totally out of sorts at present; change of headgear needs to work some magic
-90009
Age: 5
Weight: 8-10
OR: 48
Days: 49
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 8-13 tp 9/11 Victorious Seeker (16½L) 22/1 52 36
31 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-0 tp 12/12 Lucky Diamond (9¾L) 41/1 55 48
10 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd/Y Hc 9-4 t 12/14 Harmony Win Win (8L) 39/1 57 50
30 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 10f GF Hc 8-1 t 13/14 Enzemble (15L) 11/1 62 44
2 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 8-3 9/13 Looking Great (4½L) 19/1 63 68
28 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 8-6 p 10/11 Vincy (7¼L) 81/10 65 66
12
(1)
Eevee silk
Eevee b
J: Matthew Chadwick
T: David A Hayes
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 34 in the last 14 days (3%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 22 in the last 14 days (0%)
Little to shout about in three tries to date but has good draw so could show improvement
-707
Age: 4
Weight: 8-9
OR: 47
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-11 b1 7/14 Good Runner (6¼L) 18/1 49 46
4 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-13 13/14 Galaxy Emperor (7¼L) 89/10 52 47
6 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 9-0 7/14 Seven Heavens (5¾L) 10/1 52 49
13
(5)
Leading Fortune silk
CD
C
Leading Fortune b
J: Joao Moreira
T: J Size
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C
3 x Course Winner - Won 3 times before at this course
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 9 wins from 36 in the last 14 days (25%)
Well handicapped on his form of a year ago and latest C&D run was much more like it
-39076
Age: 6
Weight: 8-9
OR: 47
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-7 b 3/13 Ezra (¾L) 48/10 46 56
28 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-9 9/14 Light Of Wanshi (5L) 11/1 48 49
7 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-12 11/14 Darci Joy (8¾L) 48/10 50 43
24 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-12 7/14 Flying Sword (2½L) 9/1 50 59
4 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 9-0 6/14 Copartner Era (3L) 36/5 53 61
23 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 9-2 12/14 Free Foal (3¾L) 9/1 55 60
14
(2)
Strathmoretoo silk
Strathmoretoo
J: L J Ferraris
T: A T Millard
Very limited promise in four tries to date; up from 7f
-8780
Age: 4
Weight: 8-9
OR: 47
Days: 27
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-10 8/14 Millennium Falcon (4L) 124/1 49 52
13 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-12 7/14 Best For You (2¼L) 46/1 50 54
17 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-0 8/14 Gracylove (5¼L) 187/1 52 49
1 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-13 10/11 Good News (10L) 30/1 52 37
15
(15)
G One Excellent silk
G One Excellent t
T: C H Yip
Needs step up from 6f to bring a massive transformation if he is to feature prominently
-00903
Age: 4
Weight: 8-6
OR: 44
Days: 10
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-5 tb1 10/12 Meridian Genius (6L) 13/1 46 36
19 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-9 tp 12/13 Cordyceps Six (8¼L) 14/1 48 30
5 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-10 t 9/14 Nervous Witness (6½L) 21/1 49 45
11 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-13 t 11/14 Gluck Racer (8L) 58/10 52 46
6 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 8-12 t 3/14 Seven Heavens (4L) 29/1 52 55
16
(16)
Hang's Decision silk
C
D
Hang's Decision b
T: W Y So
C
5 x Course Winner - Won 5 times before at this course
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Veteran who has been placed on three of his last five runs so cannot be discounted
-38336
Age: 10
Weight: 9-5
OR: 57
Days: 5
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-5 b 3/14 Sight Spirit (3½L) 12/1 57 60
13 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 9-6 b 8/11 Solar Power (5¾L) 47/10 59 58
10 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f Sl Hc 9-6 b 3/14 The Mint (3L) 14/1 59 68
26 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-2 b 3/12 Golden Bolt (½L) 26/1 58 68
12 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-4 b 6/11 Lord Thunder (6L) 124/1 59 54
1 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 9f GF Hc 9-0 b 9/14 Dragon Commander (8¼L) 82/1 60 59
Verdict

A 6lb rise may not be enough to stop LIGHT OF WANSHI from winning again. Nimble Nimbus should also go well if lasting this trip.

Verdict silk image
Light Of Wanshi

Betting Forecast:

3/1 Light Of Wanshi,

7/2 Leading Fortune,

4/1 Nimble Nimbus,

8/1 City Legend,

10/1 Decisive Action,

16/1 Jade Phoenix,

Circuit Spiritanto,

25/1 Telecom Rocket,

Noble Steed,

Eevee,

Strathmoretoo,

33/1 Loyal Ambition,

Turquoise Alpha,

Flying Mighty

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