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12 January 2022
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Lok Fu Handicap (Class 3) (3yo+) (Course B) (Turf) Racecard

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 1m 55y
  • Going: Good
Runners
11

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(6)
Cheerful Days silk
CD
Cheerful Days b
J: Zac Purton
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%)
Completed hat-trick in October/November and had excuses when only seventh last time
-71118
Age: 5
Weight: 9-7
OR: 79
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-4 b 7/12 Incanto Prepared (2¾L) 74/10 79 84
24 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-13 b 1/11 Invincible Missile (nk) 604/100 72 85
3 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-8 b 1/11 Presence (2¾L) 69/10 64 74
17 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-6 b 1/14 Hearty Wish (½L) 99/10 59 72
1 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-4 b 8/14 All For St Paul's (5½L) 9/1 61 58
12 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-5 b 8/14 Gluck Racer (6¼L) 47/1 61 58
2
(2)
Maldives silk
CD
D
Maldives
J: L J Ferraris
T: D J Hall
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 22 in the last 14 days (0%)
Has his quirks but won three times last season and has remained in good form this term
-52251
Age: 5
Weight: 9-3
OR: 75
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-6 5/14 All Beauty (4¼L) 71/10 75 76
7 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-3 2/10 Master Delight (¾L) 53/10 74 83
24 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 9-1 2/12 Xiang Yin (¾L) 19/10F 73 84
26 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-4 5/14 Master Hero (3¼L) 56/10 73 80
20 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-10 1/14 Golden Link (nk) 21/4 67 80
25 Apr 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-11 2/12 Serious Liaison (nk) 53/10 65 78
3
(7)
Incanto Prepared silk
CD
Incanto Prepared t
J: V Borges
T: J Size
CD
5 x C&D Winner - Won 5 times before on this course at this distance
Won four times over C&D last season and added to his tally last month; career-high mark
-10669
Age: 6
Weight: 9-1
OR: 73
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-9 t 1/12 Fast Pace (nk) 50/9 68 79
17 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-12 t 10/12 Fa Fa (4L) 38/1 70 72
31 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-13 t 6/9 Bear Again (1½L) 24/1 70 80
15 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-12 t 6/12 Fa Fa (3¾L) 20/1 71 76
8 Apr 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-13 t 9/12 Telecom Fighters (6¼L) 44/5 72 72
17 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-3 t 7/12 Right Honourable (3½L) 11/2 72 77
4
(3)
Presence silk
Presence
J: C Y Ho
T: F C Lor
Second over C&D in November on third HK start but latest run was a backward step
-0298/
Age: 5
Weight: 9-1
OR: 73
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-2 10/12 Invincible Missile (5L) 22/1 73 74
3 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-3 2/11 Cheerful Days (2¾L) 29/1 73 77
5 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-2 9/13 Star Performance (6¼L) 50/1 75 73
26 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-7 h1 8/14 Ima Single Man (6½L) 26/1 80 76
11 Apr 20 Ran Randwick 7f Sft 3yHcL 8-8 1/9 Icebath (1½L) 5/1 - -
16 Nov 19 Nwc Newcastle (Aus) 8f Gd 3yG3 8-13 8/12 Asiago (3¾L) 7/1 - 87
5
(5)
Smiling Time silk
D
Smiling Time tp
J: M L Yeung
T: Jimmy Ting
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 28 in the last 14 days (0%)
Smart 3yo when trained in South Africa but has struggled to make an impact in Hong Kong
-00900
Age: 5
Weight: 8-12
OR: 70
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-1 tp 12/14 Prime Minister (13½L) 52/1 73 48
26 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd/Y Hc 9-7 p 13/14 Superbella (35L) 63/1 79 31
6 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 8-2 9/14 The Rock (6L) 136/1 81 81
16 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-5 10/14 Fantastic Treasure (11½L) 67/1 83 65
21 Feb 21 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd 4y 9-0 14/14 Healthy Happy (17½L) 204/1 85 63
31 Jan 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-7 13/14 Beauty Smile (16L) 104/1 85 52
6
(4)
Gallant Crown silk
CD
Gallant Crown tb
J: Joao Moreira
T: A T Millard
CD
4 x C&D Winner - Won 4 times before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 18 in the last 14 days (0%)
Four C&D wins last season and in the frame all three starts this term; obvious contender
-44214
Age: 5
Weight: 8-11
OR: 69
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-12 tb 4/12 Invincible Missile (1½L) 11/1 69 77
24 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 8-11 tb 4/12 Xiang Yin (1½L) 10/1 69 78
8 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-8 tb 2/10 Turin Redstar (nk) 14/5F 67 77
2 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-5 tb 1/12 Exceptional Nice (hd) 462/100 62 74
5 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-4 tb 4/9 Sunny Star (¾L) 9/1 62 73
17 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-7 tb 6/12 Right Honourable (2¾L) 3/1J 62 69
7
(8)
Smoothies silk
BF
Smoothies tb
J: K C Leung
T: C S Shum
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 33 in the last 14 days (0%)
Admirably consistent 6yo who is likely to be on the premises once again
-34322
Age: 6
Weight: 8-11
OR: 69
Days: 73
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-10 tb 3/9 Bear Again (hd) 9/5F 67 80
15 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-8 tb 4/12 Fa Fa (1¼L) 15/2 67 78
9 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-10 tb 3/12 Everyone's Delight (3¾L) 11/5F 68 74
5 May 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-9 tb 2/9 Sunny Star (nk) 41/10 67 79
14 Apr 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-12 tb 2/12 Gift Of Lifeline (2¼L) 49/10 67 78
17 Mar 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-10 tb 2/12 Right Honourable (nk) 54/10 65 78
8
(1)
World Famous silk
C
D
World Famous v
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: P F Yiu
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Form has dipped on recent outings and others in this line-up have more pressing claims
8-0474
Age: 6
Weight: 8-6
OR: 64
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Jan 22 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-7 v1 8/12 Cinquante Cinq (4¾L) 13/1 66 65
12 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 8-8 11/14 Tempest Express (5L) 74/10 67 67
1 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-12 4/12 Tianchi Monster (1½L) 10/1 67 75
10 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-12 b 7/9 Savvy Kingman (2L) 81/10 68 76
6 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-13 b 4/10 Dynamic Eagle (2¾L) 51/10 68 75
22 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 9f GF Hc 8-8 b 2/11 Meaningful Star (nk) 68/10 65 77
9
(10)
Nearly Fine silk
Nearly Fine t
J: Harry Bentley
T: C Fownes
Went close over C&D when upped in trip last month and could still have potential over 1m
-52084
Age: 4
Weight: 8-4
OR: 62
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-4 t 5/14 Prime Minister (2½L) 43/5 62 67
15 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-0 t 2/12 Kungfumaster Panda (hd) 13/1 60 72
21 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-5 t 10/14 California Spangle (6½L) 58/1 62 54
3 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-4 t 8/12 Wood On Fire (4½L) 26/5 63 64
6 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-2 4/12 Transcendent (1½L) 64/1 63 75
17 Feb 21 Kns Kensington 7f Sft 3yMdHc 9-0 b 1/9 Ma And Pa (2L) 5/1 - 70
10
(11)
Perfect Maryknoll silk
Perfect Maryknoll tb
J: Matthew Chadwick
T: T P Yung
His two runs in November were encouraging but he needs to improve again to win this
-560/2
Age: 5
Weight: 8-4
OR: 62
Days: 45
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-5 tb 5/13 Soulmate (3¾L) 14/1 64 67
7 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-6 tb 6/14 Ima Single Man (2½L) 187/1 64 69
6 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-12 tb 13/14 Kasi Farasi (4½L) 118/1 69 71
26 Feb 20 Lcn Launceston 12f GS HcG3 8-3 tb 5/14 Home By Midnight (6½L) 20/1 - -
8 Mar 19 Crb Cranbourne 5f Gd 2yMd 9-2 b1 7/8 Treaty Of Seville (7L) 30/1 - -
11
(9)
Red Majesty silk
CD
Red Majesty tb
J: Karis Teetan
T: David A Hayes
CD
5 x C&D Winner - Won 5 times before on this course at this distance
Won five times over C&D in 2021 and was close third when upped to this grade last month
-31314
Age: 5
Weight: 8-4
OR: 62
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-4 tb 3/12 Invincible Missile (¾L) 47/10 61 71
10 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-3 tb 1/12 Shadow Breaker (hd) 59/20 55 66
20 Oct 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-2 tb 3/12 All Joyful (1½L) 13/10F 55 65
22 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-12 tb 1/10 Savvy Kingman (nk) 53/20 49 61
8 Sep 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-10 tb 4/12 Fortune Carrier (1¼L) 31/10 49 57
9 Jun 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-3 tb 1/12 Savvy Kingman (¾L) 61/20 42 55
Verdict

Progressive 5yo CHEERFUL DAYS had excuses when bidding for a four-timer here last month and his winning spree may not be over yet.

Verdict silk image
Cheerful Days

Betting Forecast:

4/1 Red Majesty,

5/1 Cheerful Days,

Gallant Crown,

6/1 Smoothies,

7/1 Incanto Prepared,

8/1 Maldives,

10/1 Nearly Fine,

12/1 Perfect Maryknoll,

16/1 Presence,

World Famous,

40/1 Smiling Time

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