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Paterson Handicap (Div I) (Class 4) (3yo+) (Course A) (Turf) Racecard

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 1m 55y
  • Going: Good
Runners
12

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(1)
A La King silk
C
A La King tb
J: Harry Bentley
T: Jimmy Ting
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
Back down in class and up in trip; on a workable mark but recent form a worry
-66098
Age: 4
Weight: 9-7
OR: 60
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-4 tb 6/14 Navas Two (3¼L) 90/1 62 65
10 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-6 tb 6/11 Scores Of Fun (4L) 9/1 64 66
24 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-9 tb 10/12 Master Eight (6¼L) 59/1 65 60
15 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-10 b 9/12 Classic Posh (3¾L) 12/1 65 65
23 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 b 8/12 Classic Posh (4¾L) 15/1 65 66
26 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-7 b1 1/12 Ice Legend (nk) 181/10 60 74
2
(9)
Speed Fay Fay silk
Speed Fay Fay b
J: Jerry Chau 3
T: T P Yung
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 32 in the last 14 days (3%)
Recent efforts a bit below par but previously showed he can be competitive off this mark
-50024
Age: 5
Weight: 9-5
OR: 58
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-3 b 5/12 Kungfumaster Panda (1¾L) 12/1 59 67
21 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-1 b 13/14 Captain Win (6¼L) 10/1 60 54
1 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-2 b 10/10 Copartner Era (6¾L) 21/10F 60 57
19 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-1 b 2/11 Decisive Action (¾L) 9/1 59 70
12 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-6 b 4/12 King's Capital (3½L) 44/5 59 64
1 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-5 b 3/14 Ultimate Glory (½L) 13/5F 58 73
3
(2)
Smiling City silk
CD
Smiling City t
J: Blake Shinn
T: Douglas Whyte
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Dual C&D winner but poor recent form means he is hard to have faith in
-89028
Age: 6
Weight: 9-4
OR: 57
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-6 t 8/12 Viva Hunter (4½L) 29/1 59 62
31 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-2 p 9/9 Bear Again (12½L) 18/1 61 46
6 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-3 p 11/12 Transcendent (6L) 30/1 61 59
8 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-3 p 2/11 Decisive Twelve (2L) 41/5 61 70
23 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-5 p 8/12 Telecom Fighters (7½L) 10/1 64 58
26 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-8 p 5/10 Telecom Fighters (3½L) 17/1 66 70
4
(11)
V Chevaliers silk
CD
V Chevaliers htb
J: Joao Moreira
T: K L Man
CD
3 x C&D Winner - Won 3 times before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 20 in the last 14 days (0%)
Consistent sort who should again go close though is vulnerable to an improver
-43407
Age: 7
Weight: 9-4
OR: 57
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-6 htb 4/12 Fearless Fire (3½L) 66/10 58 62
31 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-5 ht 3/12 Seaweed Fortune (1½L) 12/1 58 69
15 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-6 ht 4/9 Lucky Diamond (½L) 9/2 57 71
26 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f Sl Hc 9-5 ht 11/14 Super Fast (21L) 47/1 58 25
6 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 9-5 ht 7/14 Fairy Floss (4L) 18/1 58 64
16 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-7 ht 3/14 Fantastic Show (1½L) 17/1 58 67
5
(5)
Super Red Dragon silk
Super Red Dragon tb
J: Matthew Chadwick
T: W Y So
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 20 in the last 14 days (0%)
Still 4lb above rating for latest win back in 2020; ran well when tried over C&D last time
-50002
Age: 6
Weight: 9-2
OR: 55
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-6 tb 5/12 Yee Cheong Warrior (2½L) 31/1 57 64
17 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-6 tb 10/14 Seasons Bliss (3½L) 44/1 59 62
12 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-7 tb 11/11 Steel Win (14½L) 21/1 60 31
23 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-7 tb 10/14 Gracylove (8¼L) 81/10 60 54
2 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-5 tb 2/14 Love Me More (1¼L) 11/1 58 69
5 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-5 tb 3/14 Super Winner (1¾L) 9/1 58 69
6
(10)
Amazing News silk
Amazing News
J: Alexis Badel
T: C Fownes
Does not seem to be enjoying HK life and all three runs this season have been poor
-08000
Age: 5
Weight: 8-13
OR: 52
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-1 10/12 Dr Winning (3½L) 25/1 54 58
17 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-3 ht 8/12 Party Warrior (4¾L) 25/1 56 55
20 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-5 ht 10/11 Happy Gathering (6¼L) 87/10 58 53
7 Jul 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-4 htb 11/12 Simply Fluke (5¾L) 9/1 61 57
23 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-6 t 10/12 Classic Posh (6¾L) 5/1 63 58
26 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-7 t 6/10 Telecom Fighters (4L) 73/10 65 68
7
(8)
Yee Cheong Warrior silk
CD
Yee Cheong Warrior b 1
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: D J Hall
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
New headgear on; fair effort last time following C&D win; has possibilities
-61724
Age: 5
Weight: 8-11
OR: 50
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-11 h 6/12 Kungfumaster Panda (2L) 43/10 50 58
24 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-8 h 1/12 Ai One (1L) 79/20 45 58
3 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-5 h 7/11 Inno Legend (5L) 6/1 45 45
6 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-2 h 2/12 A Smile Like Yours (nk) 23/1 43 58
20 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 hp 4/12 Stock Legend (4¼L) 17/1 47 48
20 Dec 20 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-11 hp 11/14 Super Ten (9½L) 33/1 49 44
8
(4)
Bulletproof silk
CD
D
Bulletproof b
J: Karis Teetan
T: P F Yiu
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Two good C&D efforts the last twice; should again be bang there at the finish
-34006
Age: 5
Weight: 8-10
OR: 49
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-11 b 3/12 Fearless Fire (1¾L) 77/10 49 57
10 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-11 b 4/12 Ever Laugh (2¾L) 14/1 50 55
20 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-13 t 10/12 All Joyful (12L) 18/1 52 38
5 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-1 t 11/13 Ezra (5½L) 21/1 53 54
7 Jul 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-1 t 6/12 Rainbow Light (2¾L) 16/1 54 61
5 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-1 t 12/12 Total Power (4L) 87/10 54 59
9
(6)
Asian One silk
Asian One tb 1
J: L J Ferraris
T: A T Millard
Huge odds on all three runs; last time slightly better and blinkers are now reached for
-900
Age: 4
Weight: 8-8
OR: 47
Days: 18
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-10 9/14 Happy Daily (4¾L) 127/1 49 48
21 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-0 14/14 Seasons Bliss (5½L) 165/1 52 48
24 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 9-1 10/14 Super Fortune (12½L) 178/1 52 21
10
(3)
Kungfumaster Panda silk
CD
D
Kungfumaster Panda tb
J: V Borges
T: P O'Sullivan
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (0%)
Surprise C&D winner last month; may struggle off revised mark; stays further
-17977
Age: 8
Weight: 8-8
OR: 47
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-3 tb 1/12 Nearly Fine (hd) 178/10 42 54
1 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 11f Gd Hc 8-9 tb 7/7 Awe (7½L) 87/10 44 47
17 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-6 tb 9/12 Fast Pace (3¾L) 10/1 45 50
31 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-9 tb 7/12 Lucky Diamond (2¾L) 25/1 47 54
17 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 8-12 tb 7/11 God Of Dragon (3¾L) 77/10 49 56
22 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 9f GF Hc 8-7 tb 6/8 Fast Pace (4¾L) 26/1 50 57
11
(12)
Laputa silk
Laputa tv
J: C Y Ho
T: K W Lui
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 30 in the last 14 days (3%)
Interesting outsider given that he tends to get going too late and a visor is now applied
-88466
Age: 4
Weight: 8-4
OR: 43
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-7 t 8/12 Charizard (2¾L) 12/1 45 51
24 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-9 t 8/14 Flying Sword (3L) 17/1 47 54
1 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-9 t 4/14 Xiang Yin (3¾L) 28/1 48 55
12 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-10 t 6/12 King's Capital (4¼L) 12/1 49 52
4 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-13 t 6/14 Galaxy Emperor (3½L) 154/1 52 56
13 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Sl Hc 8-13 8/12 Dashing Fit (8½L) 72/1 52 40
12
(7)
Mister Arm silk
CD
Mister Arm
J: H W Lai
T: Y S Tsui
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 23 in the last 14 days (0%)
Breakthrough C&D win last time; must be feared off 7lb higher mark
-13980
Age: 4
Weight: 8-1
OR: 40
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-0 1/12 All You Know (2¼L) 67/20F 33 49
24 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-0 3/12 Run The Table (1¾L) 49/10 33 40
27 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 9f St Hc 8-13 h 9/14 Lucky Victor (10½L) 33/1 36 31
15 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-1 8/12 Spicy Grill (5¾L) 33/10J 37 34
7 Jul 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-1 10/12 Rainbow Light (5L) 12/1 41 45
12 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-1 he1 10/14 Gold Comet (13L) 15/1 43 37
13
(13)
Flash Famous silk
CD
Flash Famous tb
T: C H Yip
CD
4 x C&D Winner - Won 4 times before on this course at this distance
Very well handicapped if back to his peak but recent runs have been sluggish
-80670
Age: 7
Weight: 8-3
OR: 42
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-5 tb 8/12 Kungfumaster Panda (5L) 18/1 44 45
13 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 8-8 tb 10/11 Victorious Seeker (29L) 20/1 47 7
27 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 9f St Hc 8-7 tb 6/13 Party Everyday (6L) 54/1 49 53
15 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-13 tb 7/9 Lucky Diamond (3¼L) 20/1 50 57
11 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 10f GF Hc 9-4 t 10/13 Dragon Commander (11½L) 136/1 56 52
6 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 9-6 t 10/14 Fairy Floss (5½L) 63/1 59 62
14
(14)
Mr Aldan silk
D
Mr Aldan tb
T: A S Cruz
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (4%)
Now well below the handicap mark for his two wins but is badly out of form.
-80048
Age: 6
Weight: 9-3
OR: 56
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-5 tb 8/12 Dr Winning (3L) 43/1 58 63
28 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-4 tb 11/14 Sight Spirit (10L) 64/1 60 47
24 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 8-4 tb 12/12 Xiang Yin (7½L) 12/1 62 58
1 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-7 tb 4/14 All For St Paul's (3¾L) 13/1 64 65
19 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-8 tb 8/10 Entrusted (5¼L) 19/1 66 66
14 Apr 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-3 tb 10/12 Gift Of Lifeline (9¼L) 38/1 72 67
Verdict

The application of a visor could unlock a big run from LAPUTA while Mister Arm should go close on his quest for consecutive wins

Verdict silk image
Laputa

Betting Forecast:

3/1 Mister Arm,

9/2 Bulletproof,

11/2 V Chevaliers,

Kungfumaster Panda,

8/1 Yee Cheong Warrior,

9/1 Super Red Dragon,

12/1 A La King,

14/1 Speed Fay Fay,

16/1 Laputa,

25/1 Smiling City,

Asian One,

33/1 Amazing News

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