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Causeway Handicap (Class 2) (3yo+) (Course A) (Turf) Racecard

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 6f
  • Going: Good
Runners
11

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(8)
Silver Fig silk
D
Silver Fig tb
J: L J Ferraris
T: A T Millard
D
7 x Distance Winner - Won 7 times before at this distance
Dirt specialist who faces a very tough task under top weight on turf here
-91011
Age: 7
Weight: 9-7
OR: 97
Days: 31
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-13 tb 9/9 Sight Success (5½L) 71/10 97 91
10 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Sl Hc 8-7 tb 1/12 Kurpany (1½L) 84/10 90 102
5 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-12 tb 12/12 Handsome Bo Bo (15½L) 27/1 90 53
21 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-6 tb 1/12 We The South (½L) 209/10 85 92
10 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-7 tb 1/12 Gunnar (½L) 77/10 80 87
4 Nov 20 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-7 tb 10/12 Lucky Patch (7L) 49/10 80 67
2
(1)
Handsome Bo Bo silk
CD
C
D
Handsome Bo Bo t
J: Blake Shinn
T: C S Shum
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
C
3 x Course Winner - Won 3 times before at this course
D
5 x Distance Winner - Won 5 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (4%)
Non-runner
-72298
Age: 7
Weight: 9-5
OR: 95
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-1 t 7/10 We The South (4L) 9/1 95 91
31 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-5 t 2/7 Sight Success (1½L) 37/10 95 100
15 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-3 t 2/12 Harmony And Rich (2L) 9/1 95 98
11 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-2 t 9/13 Lucky Patch (7¼L) 17/1 95 83
13 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Sl Hc 9-4 t 8/12 Will Power (6¼L) 10/1 95 87
5 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-10 t 1/12 Igniting (1L) 5/2F 88 98
3
(2)
Kurpany silk
CD
C
Kurpany tb
J: C Y Ho
T: C Fownes
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C
3 x Course Winner - Won 3 times before at this course
Placed on all three starts this season (5f-6f) and has inherited the inside draw today
-23203
Age: 5
Weight: 9-5
OR: 95
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-0 tb1 2/10 We The South (nk) 42/10 92 101
31 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-2 t 3/7 Sight Success (3L) 18/5 92 91
10 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Sl Hc 8-10 t 2/12 Silver Fig (1½L) 11/1 91 99
13 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Sl Hc 9-0 t 10/12 Will Power (10½L) 31/10F 91 71
17 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-10 t 3/11 Red Desert (hd) 16/5F 89 95
17 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-3 t 1/12 Handsome Bo Bo (¾L) 19/10F 81 96
4
(3)
Grateful Heart silk
CD
C
Grateful Heart tp
J: C Victor Wong 5
T: C S Shum
CD
3 x C&D Winner - Won 3 times before on this course at this distance
C
4 x Course Winner - Won 4 times before at this course
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (4%)
Down the field on his first two starts this season and needs to turn things around
-00058
Age: 5
Weight: 9-4
OR: 94
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-11 tp 10/10 We The South (6¾L) 63/1 96 82
15 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-7 tp 11/12 Harmony And Rich (6¾L) 14/1 97 86
11 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-5 tp 12/13 Lucky Patch (9¼L) 58/1 98 81
9 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-7 tp 5/12 Harmony And Rich (4L) 14/1 98 98
8 Apr 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 9-6 tp 8/9 Massive Pocket (7¾L) 8/5F 98 83
24 Feb 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-11 tp 3/8 Sky Field (½L) 9/5F 96 104
5
(7)
California Rad silk
CD
D
California Rad tb
J: Alexis Badel
T: A S Cruz
CD
4 x C&D Winner - Won 4 times before on this course at this distance
D
6 x Distance Winner - Won 6 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (4%)
Didn't fire last time but mostly in good form this season and current mark is workable
-95535
Age: 5
Weight: 9-1
OR: 91
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-0 tb 9/11 California Spangle (6¼L) 17/2 92 83
7 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-13 tb 5/10 Trillion Win (½L) 61/10 92 97
17 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-10 tb 5/13 Trillion Win (1L) 76/10 92 97
26 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-8 tb 3/12 Trillion Win (1½L) 15/1 92 98
5 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-0 tb 5/13 Naboo Attack (4L) 27/1 93 90
23 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-1 tb 9/9 Green Luck (11L) 63/10 94 80
6
(5)
Hong Kong Win silk
C
Hong Kong Win
J: Joao Moreira
T: J Size
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
Pretty consistent over 5f this season and Joao Moreira is booked for this 6f return
5-5355
Age: 6
Weight: 9-1
OR: 91
Days: 4
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Jan 22 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd HcG3 8-2 5/8 Master Eight (2¼L) 26/1 91 90
22 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-1 5/10 We The South (3L) 41/5 93 93
21 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 9-6 3/8 Master Eight (3¼L) 23/1 94 95
31 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-5 5/7 Sight Success (5¼L) 61/10 95 86
1 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd HcG3 8-3 5/14 Super Wealthy (2L) 9/1 100 99
12 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 9-0 2/11 Super Wealthy (nk) 13/1 89 98
7
(11)
Ka Ying Master silk
CD
D
Ka Ying Master t
J: Jerry Chau 3
T: T P Yung
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 32 in the last 14 days (3%)
Placed on both starts this season (once over C&D) but outside draw a negative today
-32130
Age: 6
Weight: 8-10
OR: 86
Days: 31
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-4 t 3/9 Sight Success (3¼L) 11/1 86 87
10 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-5 t 2/9 Sight Success (¾L) 10/1 85 93
4 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-3 t 1/11 Private Rocket (¾L) 73/10 80 93
2 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-2 t 3/12 Simply Fluke (1L) 18/1 80 89
5 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-7 tb1 11/11 Hurry Hurry Gain (18L) 9/2 80 38
10 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-7 t 7/12 Shouson (1½L) 11/5F 80 88
8
(6)
Igniting silk
CD
Igniting t
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: K W Lui
CD
3 x C&D Winner - Won 3 times before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 30 in the last 14 days (3%)
Triple C&D winner in 2021; back up in grade here but can be very competitive at this level
-18804
Age: 5
Weight: 8-8
OR: 84
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-5 t 1/12 Stoicism (½L) 69/20F 79 91
28 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-1 8/14 Blaze Warrior (5¼L) 28/1 82 79
10 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-4 b 8/9 Sight Success (4½L) 77/10 83 79
10 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Sl Hc 8-0 b 11/12 Silver Fig (7L) 17/1 84 75
26 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-6 b 4/12 Trillion Win (2L) 13/1 85 90
15 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-9 b 8/12 Harmony And Rich (4¼L) 7/2 85 81
9
(9)
Shining Gem silk
CD
D
Shining Gem b
J: K C Leung
T: P F Yiu
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 30 in the last 14 days (3%)
On fairly long losing streak but was placed twice last month (6f/7f)
-32536
Age: 6
Weight: 8-6
OR: 82
Days: 18
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-6 b 3/14 Ima Single Man (1L) 35/1 82 90
8 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-7 b 2/12 Elon (shd) 37/10 80 88
10 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-6 p 5/9 Sight Success (3¼L) 16/1 82 83
24 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-4 p 3/13 Highland Fortune (3¾L) 18/1 83 81
26 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-6 p 6/12 Trillion Win (4½L) 73/1 85 82
15 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-9 p 5/12 Harmony And Rich (3L) 23/5 85 85
10
(10)
Helene Wisdom Star silk
C
Helene Wisdom Star htb
J: M L Yeung
T: A S Cruz
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 29 in the last 14 days (3%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (4%)
Out of form over 1m this season and it's questionable whether this drop to 6f will suit
-69016
Age: 5
Weight: 8-5
OR: 81
Days: 70
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-1 ht 6/8 Kings Shield (14L) 11/2 82 56
6 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-1 ht 9/12 Telecom Fighters (6L) 15/1 82 78
19 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-5 ht 10/11 C P Brave (7¼L) 18/1 82 77
14 Jul 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-12 ht 1/12 Telecom Fighters (shd) 143/20 77 90
23 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-4 ht 6/12 Telecom Fighters (4¾L) 17/2 77 77
2 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-7 ht 4/12 Gallant Crown (½L) 12/1 76 87
11
(4)
Setanta silk
Setanta b
J: Karis Teetan
T: K W Lui
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 30 in the last 14 days (3%)
Signed off in Australia with 6f Listed win last June; looks interesting on Hong Kong debut
-14163
Age: 4
Weight: 8-4
OR: 80
Days: 319
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Feb 21 Cau Caulfield 9f Gd 3yG2 9-0 b 6/10 Parure (5½L) 30/1 - -
3 Feb 21 Swn Sandown (Aus) 8f Gd 3yHc 9-1 v1 3/8 Parure (2L) 6/1 - -
23 Jun 20 Hkb Hawkesbury 7f Sft 2yMdHc 9-2 b 5/13 Sole Heir (8¾L) 4/1 - -
21 Feb 20 Cnt Canterbury Park 6f GS 2yMdHc 9-1 b 5/8 Gravina (4¾L) 7/1 - -
31 Jan 20 Cnt Canterbury Park 6.5f Gd 2y 9-0 b1 3/5 Spokesman (½L) 8/5F - -
Verdict

With today's return to 6f not ideal for Hong Kong Win the pick is KURPANY, who is in good form and very well drawn.

Verdict silk image
Kurpany

Betting Forecast:

11/4 Hong Kong Win,

100/30 Kurpany,

5/1 Igniting,

7/1 Ka Ying Master,

8/1 California Rad,

Shining Gem,

Setanta,

33/1 Grateful Heart,

Helene Wisdom Star,

50/1 Silver Fig

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