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Wong Shek Handicap (Class 5) (3yo+) (Course C) (Turf) Racecard

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 6f
  • Going: Good
Runners
12

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(11)
Towards Success silk
Towards Success t
J: H W Lai
T: W Y So
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%)
Unplaced all five starts; needs to find more on Class 5 debut and return from a break
-00000
Age: 4
Weight: 9-7
OR: 40
Days: 182
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-6 ht 10/14 Gluck Racer (7¾L) 254/1 45 40
16 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-11 ht 11/14 Fantastic Show (8L) 239/1 48 40
11 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-1 h 10/12 Gluck Racer (9L) 236/1 50 38
24 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-13 h 12/12 Joyful Win (7¼L) 177/1 52 41
24 Feb 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-13 h1 11/12 Harmony Fire (6L) 11/1 52 41
2
(8)
Tronic Mighty silk
Tronic Mighty
J: Joao Moreira
T: David A Hayes
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 26 in the last 14 days (4%)
Promising debut in May; not so good since but of interest dropping into Class 5 company
-09000
Age: 4
Weight: 9-7
OR: 40
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-4 b1 12/14 Sight Spirit (11½L) 77/1 43 27
7 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-6 9/14 Infinite Power (6½L) 114/1 45 40
6 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-8 10/12 Noir Rider (8L) 37/1 47 33
26 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd/Y Hc 8-11 11/14 Blaze Warrior (10½L) 23/1 50 34
30 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-8 11/14 Copartner Ambition (6¼L) 10/1 52 46
2 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-1 4/14 Jade Phoenix (2¾L) 23/5 52 58
3
(2)
Takingufurther silk
D
Takingufurther v
J: Jerry Chau 3
T: Jimmy Ting
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 31 in the last 14 days (3%)
On a losing run but well handicapped and ran better on Class 5 debut latest; shortlisted
-56065
Age: 7
Weight: 9-5
OR: 38
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-4 v 5/12 August Moon (2½L) 17/1 40 45
10 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-3 v 6/12 Prance Dragon (1½L) 23/1 41 49
24 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-3 v 10/12 Good Buddy (5¼L) 65/1 43 39
22 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-3 v 6/12 All Beauty (3L) 20/1 45 50
8 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-3 v 5/12 Wood On Fire (2¾L) 9/1 45 52
1 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-6 v 4/12 Street Scream (2L) 30/1 47 54
4
(3)
Ever Joy silk
Ever Joy
J: L J Ferraris
T: P O'Sullivan
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 20 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 18 in the last 14 days (0%)
Still a maiden and no better on Class 5 debut latest; improvement required
-90098
Age: 4
Weight: 9-4
OR: 37
Days: 13
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-6 p 9/14 Brave Power (4L) 37/1 39 43
1 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-5 p 12/12 A Smile Like Yours (11½L) 113/1 42 19
10 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-6 10/12 Joyful Win (8L) 28/1 44 29
1 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 8-10 9/14 Summit Cheers (4¾L) 91/1 48 45
9 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-12 8/12 Telecom Smart (5¼L) 36/1 50 47
19 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-13 9/12 Universal Go Go (4¼L) 41/1 52 55
5
(6)
Full Sailing silk
Full Sailing b
J: C Victor Wong 5
T: Y S Tsui
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 22 in the last 14 days (0%)
Well held all five starts so far; much more needed on this return from an absence
-00000
Age: 5
Weight: 9-3
OR: 36
Days: 252
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-8 b 12/14 Jade Phoenix (11½L) 209/1 45 25
28 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-4 b1 10/14 City Legend (9¼L) 274/1 48 41
28 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-9 10/14 Summit Cheers (5L) 254/1 50 42
14 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-11 12/14 Fantastic Treasure (6½L) 284/1 52 45
1 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-11 11/14 Master Fay (7½L) 200/1 52 42
6
(12)
Telecom Missile silk
CD
Telecom Missile tb
J: Karis Teetan
T: C Fownes
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C&D winner last year who returned to form latest; warrants respect but wide draw a concern
-26786
Age: 5
Weight: 8-12
OR: 31
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-11 tb 2/12 August Moon (1L) 74/10 30 40
5 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-13 t 6/11 Chunghwa Jingshen (4½L) 44/5 32 35
17 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-0 t 7/12 One Step Ahead (3½L) 47/10 33 38
14 Jul 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-10 t 8/12 Shanghai Power (5¼L) 31/10 33 30
11 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 9-2 t 6/14 Alloy King (2L) 9/2 33 45
1 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-10 t 1/12 Voyage Star (nse) 107/20 28 44
7
(9)
Garlic Hero silk
BF
Garlic Hero t
J: K H Alfred Chan 5
T: C H Yip
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Failed to handle the AW latest; had shown promise on turf prior to that; each-way claims
-05606
Age: 5
Weight: 8-11
OR: 30
Days: 91
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Sl Hc 9-0 t 12/12 Little Bird (10½L) 4/1F 32 17
8 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-10 t 5/12 Shanghai Power (5¼L) 49/10 34 35
1 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 9-6 t 6/12 Telecom Missile (3½L) 54/10 38 44
2 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-1 t 10/14 Love Me More (7L) 87/10 40 36
28 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-3 t 6/14 City Legend (5½L) 28/1 42 44
20 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-4 t 11/12 Stock Legend (10½L) 26/1 45 27
8
(10)
Alloy Star silk
CD
Alloy Star b
J: K C Leung
T: T P Yung
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 31 in the last 14 days (3%)
C&D winner in April 2021 from this mark; recent form not great but a revival possible
-88963
Age: 6
Weight: 8-10
OR: 29
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-12 b 8/12 August Moon (3¾L) 11/1 31 33
3 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-1 b 8/12 Cigar Buddies (3¾L) 11/1 33 35
10 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd/Y Hc 8-12 tb 9/14 Soccer Master (4¾L) 11/1 34 36
12 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-1 b 6/14 Golden Four (1½L) 13/2 34 44
8 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 9-2 b 3/12 Kwai Chung Elite (¾L) 7/2 34 53
17 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-11 b 1/12 Universal Crown (nk) 462/100 29 48
9
(1)
Raging Blaze silk
Raging Blaze t
J: V Borges
T: J Size
Better effort when fourth on the AW latest; needs to transfer that progress back to turf
-45900
Age: 5
Weight: 8-8
OR: 27
Days: 11
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-10 4/12 E Honey (2½L) 9/1 29 33
1 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-12 t 5/12 Universal Crown (3¾L) 31/1 31 34
11 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 9-6 t 9/14 Alloy King (4¼L) 81/1 37 42
1 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 8-3 et 11/14 Summit Cheers (10L) 56/1 40 19
13 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF 3yHc 8-4 et 14/14 Bulb Pals (7¼L) 34/1 43 37
26 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-7 et 12/12 Manna From Heaven (12½L) 101/1 46 32
10
(5)
Golden Mission silk
BF
Golden Mission b
J: Matthew Chadwick
T: C W Chang
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Long-term maiden but placed many times over C&D and in good nick; each-way chance
-33982
Age: 6
Weight: 8-3
OR: 22
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-3 e/s 3/12 August Moon (1½L) 16/5F 22 30
5 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-3 e/s 3/11 Chunghwa Jingshen (2L) 10/1 22 32
3 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-6 b 9/12 Cigar Buddies (4L) 9/1 24 26
20 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-6 b 8/12 Alloy King (4½L) 53/10 24 23
26 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-5 b 2/12 Iron King (3¾L) 22/5 24 30
1 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-5 b 4/12 Telecom Missile (2¾L) 44/5 28 36
11
(4)
Xiang Lan Qi silk
Xiang Lan Qi tv 1
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: K L Man
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 19 in the last 14 days (0%)
15-race maiden in first-time visor; looks well handicapped but recent form is a concern
-87747
Age: 6
Weight: 8-3
OR: 20
Days: 39
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-3 tb 8/12 Universal Crown (5½L) 57/1 22 19
3 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-6 tb 7/12 Cigar Buddies (3L) 15/1 24 29
15 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-7 tb 7/12 Spicy Grill (5¼L) 13/1 26 25
26 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-9 tb 4/12 Viva Mama (½L) 56/10 28 41
11 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-4 tb 7/14 Carry The Diamond (4¾L) 76/10 30 31
20 Dec 20 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-4 b1 3/14 Bella Baby (1½L) 117/1 30 46
12
(7)
Sunny Smile silk
Sunny Smile ht
J: H T Mo 2
T: L Ho
Long-term maiden on stable debut; better record at Happy Valley and looks up against it
-70649
Age: 5
Weight: 8-1
OR: 20
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 7-13 t 7/12 August Moon (3¼L) 53/1 20 23
8 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-3 t 12/12 Touch Faith (16½L) 23/1 22 -
3 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-4 t 6/12 Cigar Buddies (2¼L) 87/10 23 32
20 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-5 t 4/12 Alloy King (3½L) 26/1 24 28
15 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-7 t 9/12 Spicy Grill (6½L) 140/1 26 21
5 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-10 t 14/14 Lucky Maryknoll (11½L) 110/1 29 13
13
(13)
Viva Mama silk
D
Viva Mama tp
T: Richard Gibson
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
A 6f winner at Happy Valley last year; however, less convincing at this track
-95520
Age: 5
Weight: 8-12
OR: 31
Days: 11
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-12 tp 9/12 E Honey (8L) 27/1 33 21
8 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-1 tp 5/12 Touch Faith (3¼L) 14/5 34 39
17 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-1 t 5/12 One Step Ahead (1L) 2/1F 34 47
15 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-12 t 2/12 Spicy Grill (2L) 84/10 34 42
11 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-12 t 12/14 Jiangxi Stamina (8½L) 19/1 34 26
23 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-11 t 3/12 Spicy Grill (½L) 63/10 32 46
14
(14)
The Elites silk
D
The Elites t
T: F C Lor
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 7 wins from 28 in the last 14 days (25%)
Improver on the AW but 0-10 on turf; needs to show more to be seriously considered
-58120
Age: 5
Weight: 8-9
OR: 28
Days: 11
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-9 t 5/12 E Honey (2¾L) 10/1 28 31
5 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-9 t 8/11 Chunghwa Jingshen (5L) 53/10 28 29
27 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-3 t 1/12 Run Run Good (shd) 93/10 22 36
10 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Sl Hc 8-2 t 2/12 Little Bird (nse) 24/1 20 36
12 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 8-4 t 12/13 Light My Day (9¼L) 119/1 21 15
4 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-6 tp 11/14 Breeze Of Spring (8¼L) 144/1 30 25
Verdict

A competitive race can go the way of TAKINGUFURTHER, who took a step back in the right direction last time out.

Verdict silk image
Takingufurther

Betting Forecast:

3/1 Golden Mission,

4/1 Telecom Missile,

6/1 Tronic Mighty,

Takingufurther,

7/1 Alloy Star,

10/1 Garlic Hero,

11/1 Raging Blaze,

20/1 Towards Success,

Xiang Lan Qi,

22/1 Ever Joy,

25/1 Sunny Smile,

33/1 Full Sailing

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