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Pak Tam Chung Handicap (Class 4) (3yo+) (Course C) (Turf) Racecard

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 5f
  • Going: Good
Runners
14

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(1)
Eight Trigrams silk
CD
C
Eight Trigrams tb
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: D J Hall
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
Close C&D fourth off this mark two starts ago; should again be in the mix
-84153
Age: 6
Weight: 9-7
OR: 58
Days: 11
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-5 tb 8/12 Everyone's Victory (6¼L) 15/1 58 52
28 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 9-2 tb 4/14 Sparkling Dolphin (1L) 44/5 58 63
13 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-13 tb 1/14 Vento (nk) 12/1 53 68
27 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-0 b 5/12 Thunderstrike (3L) 5/1 55 60
26 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-5 b 3/12 The Best Hero (1¾L) 8/1 56 63
19 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 9-3 b 5/13 Cordyceps Six (2L) 15/1 56 61
2
(5)
Whizz Kid silk
BF
Whizz Kid tb
J: Joao Moreira
T: A S Cruz
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 26 in the last 14 days (4%)
Five good runs mean first win should not be far away though faces competition for the lead
-42422
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: 57
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-5 tb 4/12 Flying Dragon (2¼L) 2/1F 57 62
28 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-5 tb 2/12 Everyone's Victory (2¼L) 11/10F 56 61
7 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-2 tb 4/12 Snowalot (2½L) 19/10 56 62
17 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-1 tb 2/14 Seasons Bliss (¾L) 14/5F 54 66
26 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-3 tb1 2/12 The Best Hero (shd) 6/1 52 67
3
(8)
Noble Desire silk
Noble Desire p
J: Jerry Chau 3
T: Douglas Whyte
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 31 in the last 14 days (3%)
Touched off by Sparkling Dolphin last time; 2lb higher now; should again be bang there
-24771
Age: 6
Weight: 9-4
OR: 55
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-6 p 2/14 Sparkling Dolphin (shd) 24/1 53 62
17 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-12 p 4/12 Party Warrior (2½L) 11/1 54 60
20 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-0 7/12 Stormtrouper (4¾L) 13/1 54 51
22 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-10 7/12 All Beauty (3½L) 8/1 54 58
23 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-4 1/12 Beauty Cheers (½L) 16/5F 48 62
2 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-7 6/12 Harrier Jet (4L) 9/1 48 50
4
(2)
Happy Good Guys silk
D
Happy Good Guys b
J: K H Alfred Chan 5
T: P F Yiu
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Seems to prefer Happy Valley and recent form is some way below his best
-06043
Age: 6
Weight: 9-2
OR: 53
Days: 32
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-3 t 10/12 Flying Ace (8½L) 15/1 55 42
17 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-4 6/12 Party Warrior (4¼L) 51/1 57 57
20 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-4 b 10/12 Romantic Warrior (5¾L) 53/10 59 57
6 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-2 b 4/12 Noir Rider (3L) 68/10 60 63
2 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-7 b 3/12 Amazing Rocky (1½L) 12/1 60 70
5 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-1 b 8/12 Majestic Star (4½L) 40/1 62 62
5
(10)
Sparkling Dolphin silk
CD
Sparkling Dolphin
J: H T Mo 2
T: Y S Tsui
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 22 in the last 14 days (0%)
Upped 6lb for narrow recent C&D win; more on his plate here and may be best fresh
-01237
Age: 5
Weight: 9-2
OR: 53
Days: 13
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-8 10/14 Galaxy Witness (12L) 13/1 53 22
28 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-8 1/14 Noble Desire (shd) 39/10F 47 57
6 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 8-6 2/14 Seven Heavens (3L) 43/10 47 53
16 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 8-7 3/14 United We Stand (2¾L) 13/1 48 55
11 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-7 7/14 Dragon Baby (3L) 16/1 49 50
14 Nov 20 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-9 8/14 Forte (4½L) 11/1 49 55
6
(14)
Gorgeous Vitality silk
Gorgeous Vitality
J: C Y Ho
T: F C Lor
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 7 wins from 28 in the last 14 days (25%)
Must reverse C&D form with four of these; that was his debut so big improvement possible
-9
Age: 3
Weight: 9-1
OR: 52
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-12 9/14 Sparkling Dolphin (3½L) 10/1 52 49
7
(9)
Happy Fat Cat silk
Happy Fat Cat
J: Karis Teetan
T: A T Millard
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 18 in the last 14 days (0%)
Would be no surprise to see this debutant go well given his good efforts in barrier trials
Form:
Age: 3
Weight: 9-1
OR: 52
Days: -
8
(11)
Happy Forever silk
Happy Forever
J: Ruan Maia
T: K L Man
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 19 in the last 14 days (0%)
Barrier trial evidence suggests he will find it hard to make a winning debut
Form:
Age: 3
Weight: 9-1
OR: 52
Days: -
9
(7)
Medic Elite silk
Medic Elite
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%)
Has not looked anything special in local barrier trials; would be a surprise debut winner
Form:
Age: 3
Weight: 9-1
OR: 52
Days: -
10
(3)
Oriental Smoke silk
Oriental Smoke b 1
J: K C Leung
T: David A Hayes
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 31 in the last 14 days (3%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 26 in the last 14 days (4%)
Blinkered newcomer; has shown speed in local barrier trials but not the last twice
Form:
Age: 4
Weight: 9-1
OR: 52
Days: -
11
(12)
Glenealy Generals silk
CD
C
Glenealy Generals b
J: Harry Bentley
T: C H Yip
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
Has gone 23 starts since his last win; well handicapped but untrustworthy
-30330
Age: 6
Weight: 8-10
OR: 47
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-6 b 3/14 Sparkling Dolphin (½L) 22/1 46 53
19 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-9 b 10/13 Cordyceps Six (5¾L) 6/5F 48 39
5 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-9 b 3/14 Nervous Witness (3¼L) 79/10 48 56
1 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 8-12 b 3/14 Summit Cheers (2L) 16/1 50 57
30 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-11 11/14 Green Envy (4¾L) 42/1 52 54
14 Apr 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-1 5/12 Showina (2L) 11/2 54 63
12
(13)
Fortune Hero silk
Fortune Hero tb
J: Antoine Hamelin
T: Richard Gibson
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (0%)
Midfield when dropped to this trip last time; wide draw not ideal
-63001
Age: 5
Weight: 8-8
OR: 45
Days: 18
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-5 tb 6/12 Wild West Wing (4¼L) 15/2 46 44
17 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 tb 3/12 Compassion Spirit (2L) 36/1 46 54
3 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-9 tb 11/12 A Smile Like Yours (12½L) 18/1 46 22
2 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-7 tb 12/12 Harrier Jet (15L) 58/10 46 15
5 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-2 tb 1/12 Ambitious Heart (½L) 43/20F 41 56
3 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-3 tb 3/12 Hurry Hurry Gain (2¼L) 61/10 41 50
13
(4)
Beauty Cheers silk
Beauty Cheers
J: V Borges
T: J Size
Placed off higher marks in April/June but recent form is poor
-00052
Age: 5
Weight: 8-5
OR: 42
Days: 13
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-6 13/14 Galaxy Witness (16½L) 23/1 44 -
8 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 11/12 Flying Ace (9¼L) 48/10 46 30
31 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-9 12/12 Flaming Passion (22L) 15/2 48 -
7 Jul 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-10 5/12 Win Win Star (2¼L) 14/5 49 57
23 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 2/12 Noble Desire (½L) 61/10 47 60
2 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-10 e/s 8/12 Red Brick Fighter (4½L) 48/10 49 52
14
(6)
Fortune Master silk
C
Fortune Master b
J: M L Yeung
T: K W Lui
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 32 in the last 14 days (3%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 31 in the last 14 days (0%)
Out of form; drop back from 7f probably just clutching at straws
-07709
Age: 5
Weight: 8-4
OR: 41
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-5 b 13/14 Happy Daily (8½L) 17/1 44 32
13 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-7 b 7/14 Pins Prince (4¼L) 33/1 46 46
31 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-6 b 7/12 Flaming Passion (5L) 14/1 48 49
26 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-11 b 11/12 Golden Bolt (7¾L) 10/1 50 41
25 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-0 b1 9/14 Hall Of Champ (6¾L) 81/10 53 50
28 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-1 7/14 City Legend (6½L) 48/10 54 54
15
(15)
Flying High silk
Flying High ht
T: W Y So
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 23 in the last 14 days (0%)
Attempting to break his duck at the tenth try; place claims if latest poor run is forgiven
-04756
Age: 4
Weight: 9-3
OR: 54
Days: 32
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-3 ht 12/12 Awesome Treasure (6¾L) 21/1 56 46
13 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 9-7 ht 4/14 Eight Trigrams (3¼L) 19/1 58 61
20 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-4 ht 7/12 Harmony N Blessed (3L) 15/1 60 62
1 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-4 ht 5/10 Nervous Witness (6L) 44/1 61 59
1 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 8-5 ht 6/13 First Responder (1¾L) 49/1 62 67
6 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 8-8 ht1 4/9 Joyful Fortune (3L) 87/1 64 66
16
(16)
Lucky Quality silk
CD
Lucky Quality
T: C Fownes
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Badly out of form at present and his C&D win in June now seems a long time ago
0-0870
Age: 5
Weight: 9-4
OR: 55
Days: 8
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Jan 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-1 12/14 Flying Ace (9½L) 23/1 57 44
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
Verdict

The newcomer HAPPY FAT CAT may be good enough to overcome inexperience to score. Eight Trigrams can reward each-way support.

Verdict silk image
Happy Fat Cat

Betting Forecast:

4/1 Happy Fat Cat,

9/2 Noble Desire,

5/1 Whizz Kid,

7/1 Eight Trigrams,

8/1 Sparkling Dolphin,

10/1 Glenealy Generals,

14/1 Gorgeous Vitality,

16/1 Oriental Smoke,

Fortune Hero,

20/1 Happy Good Guys,

Happy Forever,

Medic Elite,

25/1 Fortune Master,

33/1 Beauty Cheers

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