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Ma Tau Wai Handicap (Div I) (Class 4) (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
(10)
Prance Dragon silk
CD
D
Prance Dragon tb
J: K C Leung
T: T P Yung
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 33 in the last 14 days (0%)
Ended a losing run when getting up close home in November; wide draw a negative today
-21456
Age: 7
Weight: 9-7
OR: 58
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-4 tb 2/12 A Smile Like Yours (nk) 14/1 55 65
10 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-1 tb 1/12 Xponential (shd) 15/2 50 62
20 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-0 tv 4/12 Romantic Warrior (3½L) 59/10 52 57
26 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-13 tv 5/12 Infinite Power (3½L) 10/1 53 57
10 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-4 tv 6/12 Hero Star (4¾L) 10/1 57 62
14 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-5 tv 3/14 Decisive Twelve (1½L) 63/10 57 65
2
(4)
Falcon Turbo silk
CD
D
Falcon Turbo tb
J: Zac Purton
T: Douglas Whyte
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Losing run dates back to July 2020 but he's been running well this season; dangerous
-36522
Age: 7
Weight: 9-5
OR: 56
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-7 tb 3/12 Spicy Grill (2¼L) 19/1 57 62
7 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-2 b 6/12 Snowalot (3½L) 84/10 59 62
17 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-4 b 5/14 Gracylove (1¾L) 19/10F 59 66
26 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-12 b 2/12 Infinite Power (shd) 41/10 57 71
23 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-5 b 2/12 Sky Treasure (2L) 48/10 58 67
26 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-5 b 4/12 Jolly Good Heart (1¼L) 51/10 58 67
3
(7)
Universal Go Go silk
CD
C
Universal Go Go tb
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: K W Lui
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 - 0 wins from 28 in the last 14 days (0%)
Second on his penultimate start; needs to bounce back from a lacklustre effort last month
-82680
Age: 7
Weight: 9-5
OR: 56
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-6 tb 8/12 Mega Bonus (4¼L) 9/1 56 55
17 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-2 tb 2/12 Compassion Spirit (½L) 9/1 54 67
20 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-4 tb 6/12 Romantic Warrior (3¾L) 42/1 56 60
15 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-6 tb 8/12 Baltic Whisper (4½L) 28/1 57 56
11 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-2 tb 13/13 Super Mission (12L) 80/1 57 38
9 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-0 tb 3/12 Packing Victory (2¾L) 89/10 57 63
4
(12)
Lucky Quality silk
CD
Lucky Quality
J: K H Alfred Chan 5
T: C Fownes
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
5f winner at Sha Tin in June but has failed to build on that effort in seven starts since
0-0870
Age: 5
Weight: 9-4
OR: 55
Days: 11
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
5
(2)
Ares silk
CD
Ares b
J: Harry Bentley
T: F C Lor
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Failed to make an impact in three starts this term; 6lb below last winning mark
-90824
Age: 5
Weight: 9-2
OR: 53
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-3 b1 9/12 Wild West Wing (5L) 13/1 55 51
17 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-4 12/12 Party Warrior (14L) 27/1 57 28
20 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-3 8/11 Happy Gathering (5L) 14/1 58 57
9 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-1 2/12 Telecom Smart (1¼L) 14/5J 58 67
19 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-5 4/12 Rhapsody (1¼L) 77/10 58 69
28 Apr 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-5 6/12 Hero Star (2¼L) 31/10 60 68
6
(3)
Circuit Booming silk
Circuit Booming t
J: Karis Teetan
T: A S Cruz
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 23 in the last 14 days (4%)
Well supported when posting a pleasing debut last month; appears to have good early speed
-4
Age: 4
Weight: 9-1
OR: 52
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-2 t 4/12 Mega Bonus (1½L) 31/10 52 59
7
(1)
Happily Friends silk
CD
Happily Friends v
J: C Y Ho
T: Jimmy Ting
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Made the frame on all four starts this term; mark continues to rise but warrants respect
-23441
Age: 6
Weight: 9-0
OR: 51
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-13 v 2/12 Spicy Grill (½L) 49/10 49 60
17 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-10 v 3/12 Regency Star (½L) 61/10 48 60
20 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-9 v 4/11 Happy Gathering (2¼L) 18/5 48 55
15 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-11 v 4/12 Baltic Whisper (2L) 51/10 48 54
14 Jul 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-5 v 1/12 Loriz (nk) 462/100 43 57
23 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-6 v 5/12 Wild West Wing (1¾L) 19/1 44 51
8
(11)
Handsome Boy silk
Handsome Boy b
J: Ruan Maia
T: Richard Gibson
Well-beaten outsider in both career starts; best watched from a wide draw
-00
Age: 3
Weight: 8-12
OR: 49
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-1 b 10/12 Everyone's Victory (9¾L) 94/1 52 35
1 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-1 b1 11/12 A Smile Like Yours (10L) 117/1 52 33
9
(5)
Inestimable silk
Inestimable b
J: L J Ferraris
T: David A Hayes
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 22 in the last 14 days (0%)
Safely held in all three career starts; plenty of help from the handicapper needed
-000
Age: 4
Weight: 8-11
OR: 48
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-0 b1 10/12 Spicy Grill (6L) 68/1 50 44
11 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-13 13/14 Gluck Racer (42L) 56/1 52 -
23 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-0 10/12 Wild West Wing (6½L) 26/1 52 42
10
(8)
Touch Faith silk
CD
Touch Faith
J: Joao Moreira
T: J Size
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Off the mark with a ready win over C&D last month; claims despite rise in mark/grade
-17560
Age: 4
Weight: 8-10
OR: 47
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-7 1/12 One Step Ahead (1½L) 31/4 40 55
10 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-6 7/12 Prance Dragon (2L) 18/1 41 47
20 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-6 5/12 Stormtrouper (3¼L) 25/1 43 45
1 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-6 b 6/11 Good News (5¼L) 10/1 45 44
19 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-8 b 10/12 Happy Time (10½L) 15/2 47 31
5 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-10 b 9/11 Viva Hunter (4¾L) 47/10 49 50
11
(6)
Faribault silk
C
Faribault
J: Matthew Chadwick
T: P O'Sullivan
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Disappointing when finishing towards the rear over 5f last month; can do better
-05546
Age: 4
Weight: 8-8
OR: 45
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-9 11/12 Wild West Wing (6L) 9/1 47 39
8 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-8 5/12 Awesome Treasure (1¾L) 21/1 47 55
17 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-10 5/12 Regency Star (4L) 79/10 48 50
31 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-9 p 4/12 Flaming Passion (2½L) 41/10 48 56
6 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-9 p 6/12 Noir Rider (5L) 19/5 48 44
7 Jul 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-4 p 1/12 Party Warrior (nse) 15/4 43 56
12
(9)
Moon Peaks silk
D
Moon Peaks hb
J: H W Lai
T: Y S Tsui
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 22 in the last 14 days (0%)
Runner-up over C&D on his penultimate start but no excuse for latest outing
-02006
Age: 6
Weight: 8-5
OR: 42
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-3 hb 11/12 Meridian Genius (7L) 20/1 42 28
1 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-3 hb 2/11 Smart Idea (½L) 31/1 41 51
17 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-3 hb 10/12 Party Warrior (7½L) 10/1 42 33
17 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-3 hb 11/14 Seasons Bliss (4L) 77/1 42 43
19 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-3 hb 6/12 Happy Time (5L) 71/10 42 42
6 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-4 hb 1/12 For Fun's Sake (1½L) 91/10 36 55
13
(13)
Fortune Carrier silk
CD
Fortune Carrier tb
T: C S Shum
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Came good with a narrow victory on September's seasonal debut; has remained competitive
-74341
Age: 4
Weight: 9-1
OR: 52
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-0 tb 7/12 Meridian Genius (3½L) 26/5 53 52
17 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-1 tb 4/12 Compassion Spirit (2L) 5/1 53 61
3 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-1 b 3/11 Inno Legend (2L) 33/10 53 62
6 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-0 b 4/11 Sight Hero (1¼L) EvensF 53 64
8 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-9 b 1/12 Xponential (nk) EvensF 48 60
2 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-7 b 2/12 Harrier Jet (shd) 4/1 46 60
14
(14)
Nicholson Returns silk
Nicholson Returns b
T: D J Hall
Underwhelming in local trials before finishing midfield over 7f on last month's debut
-7
Age: 3
Weight: 9-1
OR: 52
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-12 b1 7/14 Sight Spirit (6L) 123/1 52 49
Verdict

A chance is taken on FALCON TURBO, who has run with credit in four starts this season and lurks on a very dangerous mark.

Verdict silk image
Falcon Turbo

Betting Forecast:

3/1 Touch Faith,

7/2 Falcon Turbo,

9/2 Happily Friends,

5/1 Circuit Booming,

8/1 Prance Dragon,

12/1 Ares,

20/1 Moon Peaks,

25/1 Universal Go Go,

Faribault,

33/1 Lucky Quality,

Handsome Boy,

Inestimable

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