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Essex Handicap (Class 4) (3yo+) (Dirt) Racecard

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 6f
  • Going: Standard
Runners
12

Type
All Weather

Surface
Dirt

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(10)
Sunset Watch silk
CD
Sunset Watch tb
J: Blake Shinn
T: David A Hayes
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Decent sprinter in Australia in 2018 but in steady decline since reaching these shores
09587-
Age: 6
Weight: 9-7
OR: 59
Days: 25
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Apr 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 tb 10/10 Smart Idea (6¼L) 58/1 62 54
3 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-8 t 9/9 En Pointe (8L) 61/1 64 59
23 Mar 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Y Hc 8-8 t 5/12 Lucky Sweynesse (6L) 47/1 66 58
9 Mar 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-13 8/10 Seizing The Moment (8½L) 80/1 68 54
30 Jan 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-1 b 7/12 Majestic Star (6¼L) 27/1 70 60
29 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-10 b 10/12 Elon (4½L) 14/1 72 68
2
(1)
We Are Hero silk
We Are Hero
J: L Hewitson
T: K L Man
Three lesser efforts after mildy encouraging Hong Kong debut; dropped in class.
0705-7
Age: 4
Weight: 9-7
OR: 59
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-6 10/12 Buzzinga (6¼L) 117/1 61 54
20 Mar 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-6 7/10 Buzzinga (8L) 73/1 63 52
27 Feb 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-8 11/12 Lightning Bolt (7½L) 21/1 65 54
3 Feb 22 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-6 5/14 Cordyceps Six (4¼L) 9/1 65 62
3
(6)
Utopia Life silk
CD
Utopia Life b
J: K C Leung
T: Y S Tsui
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
On a long losing run but has plenty in his favour as well weighted and likes this C&D
83-360
Age: 6
Weight: 9-1
OR: 53
Days: 25
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Apr 22 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-1 b 8/12 Super Commander (3½L) 38/1 55 56
16 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-2 b 3/12 Jazz Angel (2¼L) 19/1 55 63
29 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-5 b 3/12 Everyone's Victory (3½L) 84/10 56 58
28 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-0 b 6/12 Everyone's Victory (5½L) 15/1 58 53
17 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-7 b 14/14 Cheerful Days (16L) 79/1 60 32
12 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-6 b 7/12 Flying Bonus (5¼L) 10/1 61 58
4
(2)
Jazz Steed silk
D
Jazz Steed t
J: Alexis Badel
T: C Fownes
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 17 in the last 14 days (0%)
Sent off 23-1 when fair third over C&D this month; reasonably handicapped
30646-
Age: 6
Weight: 9-0
OR: 52
Days: 11
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-1 t 3/12 Spontaneous (3¼L) 23/1 53 59
16 Mar 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-12 tv1 11/12 Like That (8¼L) 27/1 55 45
9 Feb 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-4 t 6/12 Regency Star (2L) 19/1 56 63
26 Jan 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-5 t 4/12 Circuit Booming (2¾L) 83/10 58 61
12 Jan 22 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-7 t 6/12 Scotch Tycoon (2¾L) 58/10 60 62
18 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-3 t 7/12 Gunnison (4¾L) 30/1 62 59
5
(4)
Prosperous Win silk
Prosperous Win t
J: Ruan Maia
T: P F Yiu
Nicely bred Australian import; yet to contest an official race but has won two trials
Form:
Age: 4
Weight: 9-0
OR: 52
Days: -
6
(5)
Common Room silk
Common Room tp
J: K H Alfred Chan 5
T: C S Shum
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 20 in the last 14 days (0%)
Lightly raced; one fine 2nd plus three poor runs thus far; trying dirt for the first time
0020
Age: 3
Weight: 8-13
OR: 51
Days: 39
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Apr 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-2 tp 12/12 Jiangxi Stamina (13½L) 48/1 53 29
9 Mar 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-1 t 12/12 Lucky Quality (7L) 13/1 53 43
6 Feb 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-13 t 2/12 Gallant Waking (1½L) 107/1 52 61
16 Jan 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-0 t 11/12 Golden Empire (11L) 21/1 52 33
7
(12)
Fiery Diamond silk
Fiery Diamond
J: Zac Purton
T: T P Yung
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (4%)
Only 5th at odds-on two starts ago then tried in blinkers; plenty to do from wide draw
859-22
Age: 4
Weight: 8-13
OR: 51
Days: 46
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
30 Mar 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-2 b1 8/12 Happy Tango (6¼L) 12/5 53 43
27 Feb 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-2 5/12 Eight Trigrams (3L) 9/10F 55 58
6 Feb 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-11 9/12 Gallant Waking (4¾L) 9/1 55 54
29 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-3 2/12 Everyone's Victory (2¼L) 16/5 54 60
5 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-12 2/12 Valiant Elegance (hd) 83/10 52 63
13 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-12 5/14 Eight Trigrams (4L) 14/1 52 52
8
(11)
Yee Cheong Brave silk
Yee Cheong Brave ht
J: Antoine Hamelin
T: A T Millard
Well-bred gelding; unfancied in both starts to date; pedigree suggests he needs further
80
Age: 4
Weight: 8-12
OR: 50
Days: 11
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-0 ht 8/12 Spontaneous (7¾L) 146/1 52 43
10 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 9-0 ht1 11/12 Wonderful Warrior (9¾L) 147/1 52 30
9
(3)
Touch Faith silk
CD
D
Touch Faith e/s
J: Luke Currie
T: J Size
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Sprang big surprise by a nose last time over C&D when switched to dirt; now 5lb higher
109997
Age: 4
Weight: 8-7
OR: 45
Days: 11
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-7 e/s 1/12 General Trump (nse) 26/1 40 53
16 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-1 10/12 August Moon (6L) 63/1 42 38
3 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-7 9/14 Science Patch (4L) 24/1 44 44
16 Mar 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 9/12 Like That (4¼L) 35/1 46 49
23 Feb 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 9/12 Mercurial (4½L) 10/1 47 46
3 Feb 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-8 7/14 Galaxy Witness (4L) 60/1 47 52
10
(9)
Team Goodluck silk
Team Goodluck tp
J: C Y Ho
T: W Y So
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 23 in the last 14 days (4%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 27 in the last 14 days (4%)
Last run can be ignored; previous form (7f win and two decent C&D runs) gives him a chance
8319-5
Age: 4
Weight: 8-5
OR: 43
Days: 29
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-6 tp 8/12 Jazz Angel (4¾L) 9/1 43 45
30 Mar 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-5 tp 3/12 Flying Dragon (3¼L) 11/1 43 45
12 Mar 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-5 tp 1/14 Apex Top (shd) 136/10 38 54
26 Jan 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-6 tp 9/12 Goodmanship (5L) 48/10 40 39
18 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-3 tp 5/12 Flying Dragon (2½L) 13/1 41 45
17 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-5 t 5/12 Compassion Spirit (2½L) 9/1 43 49
11
(8)
Wisdom Patch silk
Wisdom Patch et
J: Matthew Chadwick
T: P O'Sullivan
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 35 in the last 14 days (3%)
A 16-run maiden yet all five 2022 efforts have been creditable so merits respect
52374-
Age: 6
Weight: 8-3
OR: 41
Days: 29
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-4 et 5/12 Jazz Angel (3¼L) 53/10 41 48
30 Mar 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-7 et 2/12 Masterwork (½L) 12/5F 39 52
27 Feb 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-6 et 3/12 Golden Mission (1½L) 13/1 39 47
30 Jan 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-3 t 7/13 Voyage Star (3L) 6/1 41 44
1 Jan 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-4 t 4/14 Flying Ace (4L) 20/1 43 46
4 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 8-9 t 10/14 Copartner Era (5¼L) 173/1 48 51
12
(7)
Smart Folks silk
Smart Folks b
J: Karis Teetan
T: C W Chang
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (0%)
Way below decent European 2yo form but down to very low mark; good efforts last twice
2407-0
Age: 5
Weight: 8-2
OR: 40
Days: 29
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-1 b 2/12 Jazz Angel (2L) 17/2 40 49
3 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-5 b 4/14 Kung Fu Tea (¾L) 11/1 38 58
27 Feb 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-3 10/14 Golden Empire (4¼L) 79/1 40 40
3 Feb 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-3 7/14 Country Boy (3¾L) 91/1 42 44
28 Nov 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-3 p 11/14 Light Of Wanshi (7¾L) 83/1 45 39
27 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 9f St Hc 8-9 8/13 Party Everyday (9L) 19/1 48 46
13
(13)
The Best Hero silk
CD
BF
The Best Hero b
T: L Ho
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Ran well for a long way as odds-on favourite over C&D 11 days ago; solid claims
5-1272
Age: 5
Weight: 8-12
OR: 50
Days: 11
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-12 b 5/12 Spontaneous (5¾L) 4/5F 50 48
26 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-10 b 1/12 Whizz Kid (shd) 4/1 45 58
12 Sep 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-4 b 2/11 Steel Win (shd) 26/5 43 58
4 Jul 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-8 b 7/12 Coolceleb (4L) 18/5 44 46
13 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f Sl Hc 8-3 b 2/12 Dashing Fit (nk) 36/5 42 54
12 May 21 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-3 b1 2/11 Gallant Legacy (¾L) 13/1 41 54
14
(14)
Oversubscribed silk
Oversubscribed
T: D J Hall
Posted some decent efforts over 5f on turf in Feb/March; this trip/surface less suitable
804243
Age: 6
Weight: 8-8
OR: 46
Days: 11
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-10 8/12 Lady First (6½L) 55/1 48 47
20 Apr 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-12 11/12 Super Mission (9¼L) 16/1 50 38
6 Apr 22 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-11 4/12 Multimore (1¾L) 58/10 50 58
23 Mar 22 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd/Y Hc 8-11 2/11 Savvy Delight (¾L) 9/1 49 57
9 Mar 22 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-11 4/12 Circuit Seven (1L) 7/1 49 53
23 Feb 22 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-12 3/12 Scotch Tycoon (½L) 51/1 48 57
Verdict

Progressing nicely and still unexposed, TEAM GOODLUCK merits selection ahead of the much more experienced Utopia Life

Verdict silk image
Team Goodluck

Betting Forecast:

4/1 Utopia Life,

11/2 Touch Faith,

6/1 Jazz Steed,

Team Goodluck,

7/1 Fiery Diamond,

Smart Folks,

8/1 Prosperous Win,

9/1 Wisdom Patch,

14/1 We Are Hero,

25/1 Sunset Watch,

33/1 Common Room,

Yee Cheong Brave

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