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Wang Tau Hom Handicap (Class 5) (3yo+) (Course B) (Turf) Racecard

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

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(5)
Daily Beauty silk
CD
C
Daily Beauty tb
J: Joao Moreira
T: C Fownes
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
Well handicapped on his best form and may be about to revive; dual C&D scorer
-45900
Age: 6
Weight: 9-7
OR: 40
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-7 tb 4/12 Happy Jai Jai (1¼L) 31/5 40 50
1 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-3 tb 5/12 Poised To Strike (3L) 28/1 42 45
13 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-3 tb 9/14 Pins Prince (5½L) 159/1 45 42
24 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-7 tb 14/14 Flying Sword (6¼L) 258/1 48 47
1 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-4 tb 13/14 Xiang Yin (9¼L) 77/1 50 43
19 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-6 tb 9/12 Happy Time (10L) 83/1 52 37
2
(8)
Master Of Fun silk
Master Of Fun tb 1
J: K H Alfred Chan 5
T: C H Yip
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 22 in the last 14 days (0%)
Application of blinkers and drop to Class 5 might enable him to get more competitive
-80000
Age: 4
Weight: 9-6
OR: 39
Days: 80
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 8-4 ht 8/14 Super Fortune (11L) 71/1 41 15
14 Jul 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-6 h 10/11 Xponential (42+L) 44/1 45 -
23 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-10 12/12 Wild West Wing (9L) 76/1 48 29
19 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-13 12/12 Oversubscribed (6¾L) 13/1 50 41
21 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-13 h 10/14 Fantastic Treasure (8¼L) 26/1 52 48
6 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-13 h1 8/14 Pleasant Endeavor (3¼L) 78/1 52 54
3
(7)
Zacian silk
BF
Zacian
J: Zac Purton
T: C S Shum
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Knocking hard at the door of a maiden victory; raised 1lb for recent neck defeat over 7f
-23236
Age: 5
Weight: 9-6
OR: 39
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-5 2/14 Brave Power (nk) 2/1F 38 51
17 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-4 3/12 One Step Ahead (½L) 44/5 37 51
24 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-4 2/14 So Awesome (2¾L) 10/1 37 45
26 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 9-5 b 3/12 Iron King (4¾L) 33/10F 38 41
5 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-6 tb 6/14 Lucky Maryknoll (3¾L) 27/10F 39 47
11 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-3 b 5/14 Gluck Racer (4¼L) 42/10 42 47
4
(6)
The Jolly silk
The Jolly tb
J: M L Yeung
T: Douglas Whyte
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 28 in the last 14 days (0%)
Recent C&D fourth was a career best placing; down in class so another step forward likely
-45707
Age: 4
Weight: 9-5
OR: 38
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-2 tb 4/12 Lucky Archangel (3½L) 46/1 40 41
1 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-3 tb 5/11 Smart Idea (2½L) 29/1 41 45
21 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-4 tb1 7/14 Good Buddy (3¾L) 13/1 43 45
24 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 8-6 p 10/14 Beauty Spirit (6¾L) 38/1 45 42
10 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd/Y Hc 8-5 p 7/14 The Anomaly (3½L) 30/1 47 50
19 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-5 p 8/13 Solar Power (5L) 48/1 49 50
5
(4)
King's Trooper silk
CD
BF
King's Trooper t
J: Ruan Maia
T: P F Yiu
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Fragile sort who bled last time; leap of faith required to expect him to bounce back
-96570
Age: 6
Weight: 9-4
OR: 37
Days: 45
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-6 t 9/14 Brave Power (3½L) 4/1F 39 45
3 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-4 t 6/12 A Smile Like Yours (6¼L) 13/1 41 36
10 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd/Y Hc 8-3 t 5/14 The Anomaly (2¾L) 54/1 42 47
9 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-8 tp 7/12 Telecom Smart (3½L) 20/1 46 49
26 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-7 tp 11/12 A La King (5¼L) 37/1 46 44
24 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-10 b 9/12 Fire Ball (5¼L) 16/1 48 49
6
(11)
Cigar Buddies silk
CD
Cigar Buddies b
J: Antoine Hamelin
T: Jimmy Ting
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 23 in the last 14 days (4%)
Front-runner who scrambled home to get off the mark over C&D 2 months ago; poorly drawn
-61000
Age: 5
Weight: 8-11
OR: 30
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-11 b 6/12 Universal Crown (4¾L) 87/10 30 30
3 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-7 b 1/12 Sunny And Gold (shd) 33/4 25 39
10 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd/Y Hc 8-6 b 10/14 Soccer Master (6L) 37/1 28 27
1 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 8-12 b 14/14 Mister Monte (11½L) 49/1 31 24
12 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 9-2 b 13/13 Light My Day (10L) 9/1 33 25
1 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 9-4 b 6/14 Joy Master (2¾L) 50/1 37 45
7
(2)
Viva Chef silk
C
Viva Chef b
J: H T Mo 2
T: L Ho
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
On a 14-race losing sequence and latest effort was one of his worst
-04908
Age: 5
Weight: 9-0
OR: 33
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-0 b 10/12 Universal Crown (6L) 59/10 35 30
3 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-3 b 4/12 Cigar Buddies (1¼L) 5/1 35 45
26 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 9-2 9/12 Iron King (9¼L) 17/1 37 26
7 Jul 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-6 11/11 Ka Fortune (13L) 11/1 39 28
20 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 8-1 b 8/14 Lucky Quality (5L) 30/1 41 39
2 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-4 b 4/12 Red Brick Fighter (2¾L) 13/1 43 52
8
(12)
Island Sunshine silk
Island Sunshine e/s
J: Harry Bentley
T: K W Lui
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 28 in the last 14 days (0%)
Has been running progressively worse of late despite falling down the handicap
-00907
Age: 5
Weight: 8-9
OR: 28
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-6 14/14 Brave Power (8¾L) 65/1 32 23
8 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-2 11/12 Touch Faith (11½L) 56/1 35 15
17 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-4 9/12 One Step Ahead (4½L) 38/1 37 39
8 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 9-3 e/s 10/12 Shanghai Power (7½L) 10/1 39 32
1 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 8-5 e/s 7/14 Summit Cheers (3¾L) 95/1 43 44
13 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-6 e/s 9/14 City Legend (8½L) 38/1 45 47
9
(1)
Regency Poet silk
Regency Poet tb
J: K C Leung
T: T P Yung
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 33 in the last 14 days (0%)
Has run 20 times without a victory but could be freshened up by a break and change of yard
-05772
Age: 6
Weight: 8-9
OR: 28
Days: 192
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-9 tb 10/14 Breeze Of Spring (6¾L) 41/10 33 31
23 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-2 tb 5/12 Spicy Grill (2½L) 77/10 35 43
8 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 9-5 tb 7/12 Kwai Chung Elite (2½L) 13/1 37 52
17 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-5 tb 7/12 Alloy Star (3¼L) 19/5F 37 47
28 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-5 tb 2/14 Iron King (2¼L) 81/10 37 49
6 Jan 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-5 b 4/12 Fortune Hero (1½L) 10/1 38 57
10
(9)
One Step Ahead silk
CD
One Step Ahead b
J: Matthew Chadwick
T: C W Chang
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Has finally sprung to life this season (over this C&D last twice); another big run likely
-21933
Age: 6
Weight: 8-8
OR: 27
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-7 b 2/12 Touch Faith (1½L) 13/1 26 37
17 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-2 b 1/12 General Trump (shd) 107/10 21 37
27 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-1 b 9/12 The Elites (9¾L) 12/1 23 8
10 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd/Y Hc 8-5 3/14 Soccer Master (3L) 17/10F 24 31
5 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-5 b 3/14 Lucky Maryknoll (1½L) 6/1 24 38
11 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-9 tb 5/14 Alloy King (1½L) 13/10F 26 39
11
(10)
Winning Strikes silk
Winning Strikes b
J: Karis Teetan
T: P O'Sullivan
Much better effort last time and is well weighted so inaugural win cannot be far away
-3U047
Age: 5
Weight: 8-7
OR: 26
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-7 b 3/12 E Honey (1½L) 9/2 26 33
1 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-4 b UR/12 Universal Crown () 47/10 26 -
26 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd/Y Hc 8-12 b 11/14 Fox Cheunger (6¼L) 17/1 31 33
13 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Sl Hc 9-0 b 4/12 For Fun's Sake (4L) 10/1 33 43
16 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-3 tp 7/12 Regency Gem (5¾L) 10/1 35 35
21 Apr 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-5 tp 5/12 Split Of A Second (2¼L) 20/1 37 45
12
(3)
Vector silk
Vector tb
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: A S Cruz
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 23 in the last 14 days (4%)
Shows good pace but never lasts home so hard to recommend despite good draw
-97058
Age: 5
Weight: 8-5
OR: 24
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-6 tb 9/12 Touch Faith (5L) 22/1 27 27
24 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-10 tb 7/12 Run The Table (4¾L) 19/1 29 29
3 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-13 tb 10/12 Cigar Buddies (4L) 11/1 31 33
26 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 9-0 tb 5/12 Iron King (5¼L) 15/1 33 34
5 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-2 tb 8/14 Lucky Maryknoll (4¼L) 79/1 35 41
23 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-6 htb 9/12 Spicy Grill (3¾L) 40/1 39 43
13
(13)
Gallant Cavalier silk
Gallant Cavalier tb
T: A T Millard
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 18 in the last 14 days (0%)
Yet to make the top four in eight starts and his form is on a downward spiral
-80000
Age: 4
Weight: 8-11
OR: 30
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-1 tb 8/12 E Honey (7¾L) 31/1 34 23
7 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-6 tb 13/14 Super Kin (17L) 40/1 38 14
1 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-0 tb 14/14 Xiang Yin (15½L) 47/1 41 18
1 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-4 tb 14/14 Ultimate Glory (16L) 204/1 46 20
13 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF 3yHc 8-9 tb 11/14 Bulb Pals (4¼L) 59/1 48 49
8 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-11 b 12/12 First Responder (15½L) 35/1 50 19
Verdict

Instead of plumping for either of the form horses, One Step Ahead and Zacian, it may be worth taking a chance on REGENCY POET.

Verdict silk image
Regency Poet

Betting Forecast:

11/4 Zacian,

3/1 One Step Ahead,

5/1 Winning Strikes,

6/1 Daily Beauty,

8/1 Regency Poet,

10/1 The Jolly,

16/1 Master Of Fun,

20/1 King's Trooper,

22/1 Cigar Buddies,

25/1 Viva Chef,

Vector,

33/1 Island Sunshine

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