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Ma Tau Kok Handicap (Class 4) (3yo+) (Course B) (Turf) Racecard

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 5f
  • Going: Good
Runners
12

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(8)
Jazz Steed silk
CD
C
Jazz Steed t
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
Struggled against better company in his last four starts; can do better in this grade
-76051
Age: 6
Weight: 9-7
OR: 60
Days: 25
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-3 t 7/12 Gunnison (4¾L) 30/1 62 59
1 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-7 t 6/12 Family Folks (2¾L) 91/1 63 67
31 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-4 t 11/12 Jolly Good Heart (6¼L) 10/1 63 58
22 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-5 t 5/10 Harmony N Blessed (4L) 16/1 63 65
8 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 9-4 t 1/12 Party Warrior (½L) 117/10 57 70
7 Jul 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-2 t 3/12 Faribault (nk) 76/10 55 67
2
(4)
Ka Ying Spirit silk
D
Ka Ying Spirit tb
J: Karis Teetan
T: David A Hayes
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Disappointing in his last two outings, fading tamely over 6f in November; more needed
-0531
Age: 4
Weight: 9-5
OR: 58
Days: 49
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-5 b 11/12 Flaming Passion (9L) 56/10 58 43
24 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 9-7 b 5/14 Super Fortune (5½L) 43/10 58 52
22 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 9-2 b 3/11 Momentum Galaxy (1L) 31/10 57 67
2 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 9-0 b1 1/13 Corrienthes (shd) 8/5F 52 67
3
(10)
Amazing Rocky silk
CD
Amazing Rocky h
J: K C Leung
T: T P Yung
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 33 in the last 14 days (0%)
Ran well on his return run in October but has been safely held since; drawn wide
-80024
Age: 5
Weight: 9-4
OR: 57
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 9-2 h 8/14 Galaxy Witness (8½L) 14/1 59 40
17 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-2 h 11/12 Astrologer (7¾L) 10/1 60 46
31 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-1 h 11/12 Keep You Warm (6¼L) 22/5 60 50
10 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd/Y Hc 9-2 h 2/14 Sparkling Knight (1¾L) 22/1 60 69
7 Jul 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-7 h 4/12 Faribault (1¾L) 23/10F 60 66
2 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-1 h 1/12 Party Warrior (1L) 6/5F 54 69
4
(6)
Lightning Storm silk
CD
Lightning Storm t
J: Zac Purton
T: C S Shum
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Hot favourite when a narrow winner over C&D on debut; can overcome 5lb rise
-1
Age: 4
Weight: 9-4
OR: 57
Days: 73
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-0 t 1/12 Fabulous Eight (shd) 21/20F 52 68
5
(11)
Dashing Genius silk
Dashing Genius htb
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: A S Cruz
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 23 in the last 14 days (4%)
Safely held over 6f on November's debut; best watched until showing more
-0
Age: 3
Weight: 8-13
OR: 52
Days: 49
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-11 ht1 12/12 Flaming Passion (15L) 32/1 52 20
6
(2)
Scotch Tycoon silk
Scotch Tycoon h
J: C Y Ho
T: K W Lui
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 28 in the last 14 days (0%)
Posted a respectable effort over C&D on last month's debut; outside place claims
-7
Age: 3
Weight: 8-13
OR: 52
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 9-0 h1 7/14 Galaxy Witness (8L) 13/1 52 34
7
(5)
Super Class silk
Super Class
J: L J Ferraris
T: A T Millard
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 22 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 18 in the last 14 days (0%)
Encouraging sixth of 14 at big odds over C&D last month; remains a longer-term prospect
-6
Age: 3
Weight: 8-13
OR: 52
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 9-0 6/14 Galaxy Witness (5½L) 36/1 52 43
8
(7)
Excellent Peers silk
Excellent Peers ht
J: Matthew Chadwick
T: P F Yiu
Improved when fifth over C&D last month; further improvement gives him place claims
-50
Age: 4
Weight: 8-11
OR: 50
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-0 ht 5/12 Wild West Wing (3¾L) 60/1 52 52
13 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 9-1 13/14 Eight Trigrams (13½L) 12/1 52 18
9
(3)
Super Commander silk
Super Commander tb
J: V Borges
T: W Y So
0-18 in HK; yet to show much in three starts this term; needs to get back on track
-09026
Age: 5
Weight: 8-9
OR: 48
Days: 73
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-12 tb 11/12 Lightning Storm (6½L) 35/1 50 43
22 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-11 t 9/11 Momentum Galaxy (4L) 11/1 52 51
8 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 9-0 t 10/12 Jazz Steed (5½L) 10/1 53 47
23 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-1 t 2/12 Wild West Wing (nk) 48/10 53 66
2 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-0 t 6/12 Amazing Rocky (3½L) 87/10 53 56
5 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 9-0 t 2/12 Harmony Fire (2L) 16/1 53 64
10
(9)
Star Of Wuyi silk
Star Of Wuyi b
J: M L Yeung
T: Y S Tsui
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 28 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 22 in the last 14 days (0%)
2nd twice last season and not beaten far in his two outings this term; can play a part
-65072
Age: 5
Weight: 8-5
OR: 44
Days: 49
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-7 tb 6/11 Romantic Warrior (4½L) 12/1 46 46
3 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-6 tb 5/11 Inno Legend (3½L) 10/1 47 52
30 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-11 b 14/14 Green Envy (13½L) 13/1 50 29
28 Apr 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-11 b 7/12 Hero Star (2½L) 23/10F 50 57
8 Apr 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-11 b 2/12 Goodluck Goodluck (2L) 6/4F 50 61
10 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-9 b 2/12 Hero Star (shd) 8/5F 48 67
11
(1)
Travel Datuk silk
CD
Travel Datuk b
J: C Victor Wong 5
T: Richard Gibson
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Eventually gained a breakthrough success with a C&D victory in March; stall 1 a positive
-87009
Age: 9
Weight: 8-4
OR: 43
Days: 63
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-5 b 8/12 Joyful Win (5¼L) 40/1 45 40
20 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-8 b 7/11 Happy Gathering (3½L) 60/1 47 51
22 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-8 b 11/11 Momentum Galaxy (5¾L) 77/1 49 42
8 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-9 b 12/12 Jazz Steed (9L) 65/1 50 31
23 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-10 b 9/12 Wild West Wing (4¾L) 14/1 50 47
19 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-10 b 4/12 Oversubscribed (¾L) 66/10 49 61
12
(12)
Packing Champion silk
Packing Champion h
J: H T Mo 2
T: L Ho
Almost made all when finishing second over C&D last month; set a tough task today
-20888
Age: 5
Weight: 8-1
OR: 40
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-0 h 2/12 Wild West Wing (1¾L) 11/1 40 48
3 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-3 he 10/12 A Smile Like Yours (12L) 22/1 43 20
6 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-3 he 8/12 Noir Rider (5¾L) 41/5 45 39
8 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-4 he 8/12 Jazz Steed (3½L) 42/1 46 47
7 Jul 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-5 he 8/12 Faribault (5L) 9/1 49 44
23 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-11 he 6/12 Wild West Wing (3L) 48/10 49 52
13
(13)
Oversubscribed silk
CD
Oversubscribed
T: D J Hall
CD
3 x C&D Winner - Won 3 times before on this course at this distance
Dual C&D winner last season; safely held in both starts this term; career best needed
-00514
Age: 6
Weight: 8-11
OR: 50
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-11 12/12 Wild West Wing (6¾L) 20/1 51 41
8 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-12 11/12 Awesome Treasure (4¾L) 18/1 51 48
7 Jul 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-12 5/12 Faribault (2½L) 22/1 51 55
19 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-9 1/12 Happily Friends (nk) 42/10 46 61
24 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-4 4/12 Joyful Win (¾L) 32/1 45 58
24 Feb 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-4 7/12 Harmony Fire (3¼L) 23/1 45 43
14
(14)
Treasure Of Field silk
Treasure Of Field tb
T: Jimmy Ting
0-7; placed over C&D last month; more needed for win purposes
-36580
Age: 4
Weight: 8-3
OR: 42
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-5 tb 3/12 Wild West Wing (3¼L) 19/1 42 45
1 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-6 tb1 6/11 Smart Idea (3¼L) 57/10 44 46
20 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-8 t 5/12 Romantic Warrior (3½L) 21/1 46 51
19 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-9 8/12 Happy Time (6¼L) 21/1 48 44
11 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-12 11/14 Lucky With You (8¾L) 18/1 51 37
26 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd/Y Hc 8-13 3/14 Blaze Warrior (4¾L) 38/1 52 54
Verdict

Preference is for LIGHTNING STORM, who justified market favouritism over C&D on his debut.

Verdict silk image
Lightning Storm

Betting Forecast:

2/1 Lightning Storm,

6/1 Jazz Steed,

7/1 Packing Champion,

8/1 Super Commander,

10/1 Excellent Peers,

Star Of Wuyi,

12/1 Ka Ying Spirit,

Travel Datuk,

14/1 Amazing Rocky,

16/1 Super Class,

20/1 Scotch Tycoon,

33/1 Dashing Genius

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