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12 January 2022
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Kowloon City Handicap (Class 3) (3yo+) (Course B) (Turf) Racecard

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

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(2)
Harmony Fire silk
CD
Harmony Fire t
J: Zac Purton
T: Douglas Whyte
CD
3 x C&D Winner - Won 3 times before on this course at this distance
Triple C&D winner last year; not yet fully exposed and has good draw today
-60223
Age: 4
Weight: 9-7
OR: 80
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-3 t 6/10 We The South (3¾L) 13/1 81 78
24 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-5 p 11/12 Scores Of Fun (5½L) 9/1 81 77
17 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-7 p 2/12 Astrologer (1L) 19/10F 79 90
20 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 9-3 2/12 Harmony N Blessed (nse) 39/10 76 89
22 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-13 3/10 Harmony N Blessed (2½L) 16/5 76 83
9 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-5 1/12 Heart Conquered (1½L) 109/20 68 85
2
(4)
Be Ready silk
C
Be Ready v
J: C Y Ho
T: F C Lor
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Recent efforts have been disappointing and he needs to up his game
-76022
Age: 6
Weight: 9-4
OR: 77
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-7 7/14 Prime Minister (5½L) 25/1 79 76
24 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-1 v 6/12 Scores Of Fun (3¼L) 26/1 80 82
31 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-5 v 10/12 Jolly Good Heart (6L) 9/1 80 76
1 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-5 v 2/13 Drops Of God (1L) 23/1 79 88
14 Jul 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 9-7 v 2/12 Resolute (1¼L) 9/1 77 87
23 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-4 v 7/12 Classic Posh (4¼L) 11/1 77 79
3
(12)
Joyful Win silk
CD
Joyful Win b
J: Matthew Chadwick
T: P F Yiu
CD
4 x C&D Winner - Won 4 times before on this course at this distance
Ended last year with two C&D wins; up another 6lb since last time and drawn wide today
-11354
Age: 4
Weight: 9-0
OR: 73
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-10 b 1/10 Decisive Twelve (hd) 7/4F 67 81
10 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-5 b 1/12 Charming Steed (2¼L) 2/1F 57 71
20 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-7 b 3/12 Stormtrouper (2¼L) 84/10 58 63
22 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-6 b 5/12 All Beauty (2¾L) 18/1 59 65
8 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 9-6 b 4/12 Jazz Steed (1¼L) 9/1 59 67
1 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 9-2 b 4/14 Summit Cheers (2½L) 13/1 59 64
4
(9)
Storm Warnings silk
Storm Warnings
J: L J Ferraris
T: D J Hall
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 22 in the last 14 days (0%)
On good mark for today's stable debut but others have a lot less to prove
-00334
Age: 5
Weight: 8-13
OR: 72
Days: 182
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Jul 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-13 tb 12/12 Resolute (11½L) 68/10 74 48
26 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-12 tp 10/14 Ima Single Man (8L) 15/1 76 67
30 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-13 tp 3/13 Speedy Mouse (1¾L) 54/10 77 84
2 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-12 tp 3/11 The Hulk (1½L) 36/5 77 88
5 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-4 tp 4/11 Hurry Hurry Gain (1¼L) 31/5 77 85
7 Mar 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-10 tp 2/12 Chancheng Prince (1L) 49/10 76 88
5
(5)
California Forest silk
California Forest ht
J: Karis Teetan
T: A S Cruz
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 23 in the last 14 days (4%)
Ex-Irish 4yo; shaped with significant promise over 6f here on recent Hong Kong debut
-51/51
Age: 4
Weight: 8-12
OR: 71
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-12 ht1 5/12 Here Comes Ted (4¼L) 17/1 71 70
26 Apr 21 Naa Naas 6f Gd Hc 9-3 1/14 Shabaaby (2¼L) 100/30 89 93
28 Aug 20 Cur Curragh 6f Hy 2yG3 9-5 5/8 New Treasure (11L) 13/2 90 73
26 Jul 20 Cur Curragh 6f Y 2yMd 9-5 1/9 St Mark's Basilica (2¼L) 11/4 - 87
3 Jul 20 Nav Navan 6f Y 2yMd 9-2 2/5 Forest Of Dreams (2¼L) 100/30 - 81
8 Jun 20 Naa Naas 6f GF 2yMd 9-2 6/18 Lucky Vega (3¾L) 33/1 - 78
6
(11)
Ginson silk
D
Ginson tb 1
J: Harry Bentley
T: David A Hayes
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Smart in Australia in 2020 but safely held all three Hong Kong starts this season
-895/6
Age: 4
Weight: 8-12
OR: 71
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 8/12 Igniting (4¾L) 36/1 73 71
8 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-2 t 9/12 Elon (5L) 21/1 75 68
24 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-3 t 5/9 We The South (5L) 58/10 75 70
5 Sep 20 Moo Moonee Valley 5f Gd G2 8-3 6/9 Bella Vella (2L) 11/1 - 86
15 Aug 20 Cau Caulfield 5.5f GS 3yG3 8-11 3/9 Our Playboy (2¼L) 7/5F - -
4 Apr 20 Ran Randwick 5.5f Sft 2yG3 8-13 4/7 Doubtland (5¼L) 23/10J - -
7
(3)
Special M silk
CD
Special M tb
J: V Borges
T: J Size
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C&D winner last month and placed over 6f here a week ago; well drawn; a player
-27195
Age: 4
Weight: 8-9
OR: 68
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Jan 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 tb 2/12 The Runner (1L) 32/5 67 75
27 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-10 tb 7/14 Carroll Street (3¼L) 21/1 67 67
15 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-4 tb 1/10 Stoltz (hd) 91/20 63 75
1 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-7 tb 9/12 Family Folks (4L) 41/5 63 63
10 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 tb 5/12 You'remyeverything (2L) 73/10 64 70
31 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-5 tb 5/12 Jolly Good Heart (1¼L) 21/1 64 75
8
(6)
Stoltz silk
Stoltz
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: K W Lui
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 28 in the last 14 days (0%)
3-9 in Australia; went close over C&D on last month's Hong Kong debut; high on the list
-20213
Age: 4
Weight: 8-9
OR: 68
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-6 2/10 Special M (hd) 12/1 - 78
29 May 21 Ran Randwick 6f GS 3yHc 8-13 10/12 Gravina (8¾L) 9/1 - -
19 May 21 Kns Kensington 5.5f Gd Hc 9-3 2/10 Shadow Crush (hd) 19/5J - -
19 Dec 20 Nwc Newcastle (Aus) 6.5f GS Hc 9-0 4/13 Stormy Rock (1½L) 9/2 - -
22 Apr 20 Cnt Canterbury Park 6f Gd 2yHc 9-0 6/8 Sauvestre (9¼L) 4/1 - -
9
(8)
Heart Conquered silk
D
Heart Conquered
J: Ruan Maia
T: Richard Gibson
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Second twice over C&D in September but slightly below that form since and now 0-19 in HK
-68229
Age: 6
Weight: 8-8
OR: 67
Days: 56
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-8 6/12 Astrologer (3¼L) 31/5 69 72
31 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-3 8/12 Keep You Warm (4¾L) 67/10 69 65
22 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-11 2/10 Harmony N Blessed (2¼L) 89/10 69 77
8 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-8 2/12 Resolute (nse) 9/1 67 80
14 Jul 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-12 9/12 Resolute (4½L) 11/1 68 66
9 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-9 2/12 Harmony Fire (1½L) 84/10 67 79
10
(7)
Gold Marquis silk
Gold Marquis t
J: K C Leung
T: C Fownes
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 33 in the last 14 days (0%)
2-3 in New Zealand; not seen since winning 7f handicap last March; Hong Kong debut today
Form: -11/4
Age: 4
Weight: 8-7
OR: 66
Days: -
11
(1)
Wine And Wine silk
C
D
Wine And Wine tb
J: C Victor Wong 5
T: T P Yung
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Now 2lb below his winning mark; no surprise if he makes a bold bid from the inside stall
-68583
Age: 5
Weight: 8-5
OR: 64
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-9 tb 6/10 Special M (3½L) 66/10 68 68
17 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-7 tb 8/12 California Cible (5½L) 13/1 68 64
20 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-9 tb 5/12 Harmony N Blessed (2¼L) 85/1 70 75
22 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-7 t 8/10 Harmony N Blessed (7L) 36/1 72 63
8 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-6 t 3/12 Resolute (2¼L) 40/1 72 77
7 Jul 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-9 t 7/12 Simply Fluke (2¾L) 10/1 73 78
12
(10)
Sergeant Pepper silk
D
Sergeant Pepper
J: Joao Moreira
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%)
In the frame over C&D on two of four HK starts; drawn wide today but Joao Moreira rides
-04031
Age: 4
Weight: 8-3
OR: 62
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-4 p 13/14 Carroll Street (6¼L) 29/1 64 52
1 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-8 4/10 Joyful Win (2½L) 2/1 64 70
10 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 12/12 You'remyeverything (9¼L) 47/10 64 48
20 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-8 3/12 Harmony N Blessed (1¼L) 17/2 64 73
11 Jul 20 Rsh Rosehill 5.5f Sft 2yHc 8-9 p 6/9 North Pacific (7½L) 20/1 - -
10 Jan 20 Gfd Gosford 5f Gd 2yMd 9-0 1/9 Prime Star (nk) 7/5F - -
13
(13)
Star Of Yuen Long silk
Star Of Yuen Long tb
T: K L Man
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 20 in the last 14 days (0%)
Recent runs have been disappointing and 7f is probably his optimum trip
-00007
Age: 6
Weight: 8-1
OR: 60
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-5 tb 10/14 Carroll Street (4½L) 72/1 62 57
5 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-8 tb 13/14 Infinite Power (13L) 9/1 64 46
17 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-5 11/12 Fa Fa (7¼L) 10/1 66 61
7 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-9 b 10/14 Ima Single Man (6½L) 8/1 67 61
10 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-12 b 7/14 Excellent Daddy (2¾L) 10/1 67 71
19 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-9 b 4/11 Namjong Sings (½L) 18/5 66 77
14
(14)
Mega Heart silk
CD
Mega Heart t
T: C W Chang
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Raced mainly on dirt this season but was placed off 3lb higher over C&D three starts ago
-68387
Age: 9
Weight: 8-2
OR: 61
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
29 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-1 t 6/12 Elon (1½L) 24/1 63 68
18 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-6 t 8/12 Gunnison (5¼L) 10/1 63 60
1 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-7 t 3/10 Joyful Win (2½L) 66/1 64 69
27 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-11 t 8/11 Gunnison (6L) 10/1 66 61
26 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-12 t 7/12 Elon (3¼L) 9/1 68 74
12 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-13 t 3/12 Flying Bonus (3½L) 11/1 68 70
Verdict

The pick is CALIFORNIA FOREST, who shaped with more promise than his finishing position suggests when fifth on his Hong Kong debut.

Verdict silk image
California Forest

Betting Forecast:

4/1 Stoltz,

6/1 Harmony Fire,

Joyful Win,

Special M,

7/1 California Forest,

Sergeant Pepper,

8/1 Wine And Wine,

12/1 Heart Conquered,

20/1 Be Ready,

Storm Warnings,

Gold Marquis,

33/1 Ginson

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