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Ma Tau Wai Handicap (Div II) (Class 4) (3yo+) (Course B) (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
(8)
Island Shine silk
CD
Island Shine b
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: P F Yiu
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Not seen since nasty fall here last July but on a workable mark if all is well
-F3249
Age: 6
Weight: 9-7
OR: 59
Days: 182
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Jul 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-7 b F/11 Xponential () 5/1 60 -
23 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-7 b 3/12 Sky Treasure (2¾L) 11/2 60 67
2 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-6 b 2/12 Red Brick Fighter (1¼L) 13/5 59 72
19 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-0 b 4/12 Universal Go Go (2¾L) 13/1 60 67
5 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-4 b 9/11 Mclucky (6¼L) 7/1 62 57
21 Apr 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-7 b 5/12 High Rise Soldier (3¼L) 58/10 63 66
2
(6)
Savvy Delight silk
BF
Savvy Delight t
J: Joao Moreira
T: J Size
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Began career with two very promising C&D runs, the latter a close second last month
-24
Age: 4
Weight: 9-4
OR: 56
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-1 t 2/12 Lucky Archangel (hd) 5/2F 53 63
1 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-0 t 4/11 Smart Idea (1L) 5/2 52 60
3
(3)
Smart Idea silk
CD
Smart Idea ht
J: Harry Bentley
T: F C Lor
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Won over C&D last month and was creditable third from stall 10 three weeks ago
-31252
Age: 3
Weight: 9-4
OR: 56
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-3 ht 3/12 Meridian Genius (1½L) 11/1 56 62
1 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-13 ht 1/11 Moon Peaks (½L) 97/20 51 62
3 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-13 ht 2/11 Inno Legend (1¾L) 9/1 51 61
10 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd/Y Hc 8-12 ht 5/14 Sparkling Knight (5L) 9/2 51 49
19 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-11 ht1 2/13 Cordyceps Six (1¼L) 16/1 50 58
4 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF 8-9 t 5/9 California Spangle (5¼L) 19/1 - 52
4
(7)
Singapore Spirit silk
BF
Singapore Spirit tb
J: C Y Ho
T: A S Cruz
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 23 in the last 14 days (4%)
Disappointing favourite last time but his debut in December was very promising
-82
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: 54
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-1 tb 8/12 Meridian Genius (3½L) 19/10F 54 53
1 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-13 tb1 2/12 Poised To Strike (nk) 22/5 52 63
5
(11)
Noir Rider silk
C
Noir Rider b
J: K C Leung
T: T P Yung
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 33 in the last 14 days (0%)
Seems better suited by 5f and has a tough draw today
-86515
Age: 5
Weight: 9-0
OR: 52
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-0 tb 8/12 Spicy Grill (4¾L) 12/1 53 50
17 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-1 b 6/12 Compassion Spirit (3L) 48/10 53 58
31 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-1 b 5/12 Lightning Storm (2¼L) 7/1 53 61
6 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-9 b 1/12 Happy Tango (nk) 9/5F 48 62
22 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-8 b 5/11 Momentum Galaxy (2½L) 6/1 49 53
8 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-10 b1 5/12 Jazz Steed (2¼L) 8/1 49 54
6
(5)
Spicy Grill silk
CD
Spicy Grill tb
J: Karis Teetan
T: K W Lui
CD
3 x C&D Winner - Won 3 times before on this course at this distance
Course Specialist - 3 wins from 5 starts here (60%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 28 in the last 14 days (0%)
Dual C&D winner already this season but latest 7lb rise asks quite a lot of him
-12618
Age: 5
Weight: 9-0
OR: 52
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-9 tb 1/12 Happily Friends (½L) 48/10 45 57
17 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-5 tb 2/12 Regency Star (hd) 39/10 43 56
6 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-1 tb 6/11 Sight Hero (2¼L) 11/1 42 51
15 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-2 tb 1/12 Viva Mama (2L) 33/10J 35 49
11 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 9-4 tb 8/14 Alloy King (3L) 48/10 35 44
23 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-11 tb 1/12 Lucky Maryknoll (nk) 106/10 30 45
7
(12)
Nobody Knows silk
Nobody Knows h
J: H T Mo 2
T: L Ho
Well beaten at triple-digit odds on first two starts and has the outside draw today
-00
Age: 3
Weight: 8-12
OR: 50
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-0 h 11/12 Mega Bonus (8¼L) 136/1 52 39
10 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-11 h1 11/12 Joyful Win (9¼L) 134/1 52 33
8
(9)
Bella Baby silk
D
Bella Baby t
J: Antoine Hamelin
T: W Y So
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 23 in the last 14 days (4%)
Finished well for sixth on seasonal debut but absent since lesser effort in November
-06676
Age: 7
Weight: 8-11
OR: 49
Days: 66
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-12 t 10/14 Peak To Peak (5½L) 71/10 51 48
17 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-13 t 6/14 Gracylove (2½L) 14/1 51 56
11 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-0 t 6/13 Super Mission (2½L) 30/1 52 58
9 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-13 t 7/12 Happy Tango (3½L) 44/5 52 54
23 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 9-1 t 6/14 Drops Of God (6¼L) 13/1 52 52
25 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-11 t 2/14 Party Genius (1¾L) 10/1 51 63
9
(2)
So Awesome silk
So Awesome tb
J: Matthew Chadwick
T: K L Man
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 20 in the last 14 days (0%)
Class 5 winner in October and second in this grade last month; well drawn; considered
-25010
Age: 5
Weight: 8-11
OR: 49
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-9 tb 2/12 Meridian Genius (1L) 41/5 48 56
28 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-2 5/14 Sight Spirit (3½L) 10/1 48 52
7 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-9 13/14 Peak To Peak (9L) 9/5F 48 36
24 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-7 1/14 Zacian (2¾L) 39/20F 40 55
5 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-3 10/14 Nervous Witness (6¾L) 43/1 42 37
14 Jul 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-8 9/12 Happily Friends (8½L) 18/1 46 35
10
(1)
Big Two silk
Big Two h
J: M L Yeung
T: Douglas Whyte
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 28 in the last 14 days (0%)
Made a promising start to career over 7f-1m towards end of last season; back from break
-653
Age: 5
Weight: 8-10
OR: 48
Days: 206
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 8-12 h 6/14 Oscar Glory (3½L) 84/10 51 56
23 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-13 h 5/14 Gracylove (4¾L) 9/1 52 55
25 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-13 h1 3/14 Hall Of Champ (2¾L) 75/1 52 60
11
(10)
Handsome Rebel silk
D
Handsome Rebel b
J: V Borges
T: Y S Tsui
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 22 in the last 14 days (0%)
Ran fairly well from double-digit stall last month but has another tough draw today
-60754
Age: 6
Weight: 8-6
OR: 44
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 b 6/12 Lucky Archangel (4½L) 82/1 46 44
28 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-11 tb 10/12 Everyone's Victory (11L) 44/1 48 27
27 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-11 tb 7/12 Thunderstrike (4¼L) 9/1 50 52
4 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-1 tb 5/12 Steel Win (2¼L) 77/10 53 60
9 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-2 tb 4/12 Packing Victory (3L) 44/5 54 59
12 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-3 b 5/11 Gallant Legacy (3½L) 4/1 55 60
12
(4)
Lucky Maryknoll silk
D
Lucky Maryknoll t
J: Ruan Maia
T: David A Hayes
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Pretty consistent in this higher grade since scoring on seasonal debut in September
-57431
Age: 5
Weight: 8-5
OR: 43
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 t 5/12 Mega Bonus (2L) 89/10 44 50
7 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-6 t 7/14 Peak To Peak (4¼L) 13/1 45 45
20 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-8 t 4/12 Stormtrouper (3L) 15/1 45 48
19 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-6 t 3/12 Happy Time (¾L) 27/10F 45 58
5 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-6 t 1/14 Speedy Dragon (1¼L) 74/10 39 58
11 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 9-7 t 2/14 Alloy King (¾L) 15/1 38 54
13
(13)
Valiant Fortune silk
Valiant Fortune
T: C H Yip
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 22 in the last 14 days (0%)
Not disgraced when eighth of 14 at Sha Tin on recent debut needs to improve here
8
Age: 4
Weight: 9-0
OR: 52
Days: 11
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Jan 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-13 8/14 Eason (6L) 46/1 52 48
14
(14)
What A Legend silk
CD
What A Legend b
T: Jimmy Ting
CD
3 x C&D Winner - Won 3 times before on this course at this distance
Bounced back to form with third from wide stall over C&D six weeks ago; still on good mark
-30063
Age: 7
Weight: 9-3
OR: 55
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-4 b 3/12 A Smile Like Yours (1¾L) 36/1 55 61
7 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-1 b 12/14 Peak To Peak (7¼L) 52/1 57 49
17 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-7 b 10/14 Gracylove (6L) 70/1 59 54
15 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-7 b 6/12 Great Harvest (4¾L) 22/1 60 59
9 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-7 b 3/12 Happy Tango (1½L) 6/1 60 68
19 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-5 b 3/12 Rhapsody (½L) 12/5F 58 72
Verdict

It's hard to be swayed from SAVVY DELIGHT, who made a very promising start to his career and can strike at the third time of asking.

Verdict silk image
Savvy Delight

Betting Forecast:

9/4 Savvy Delight,

7/2 Smart Idea,

7/1 Singapore Spirit,

8/1 Spicy Grill,

10/1 So Awesome,

Big Two,

12/1 Island Shine,

Lucky Maryknoll,

16/1 Bella Baby,

25/1 Noir Rider,

33/1 Handsome Rebel,

66/1 Nobody Knows

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