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Viva Pataca Handicap (Class 3) (3yo+) (Course A) (Turf) Racecard

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 1m
  • Going: Good
Runners
12

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(11)
All For St Paul's silk
CD
C
All For St Paul's b
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: F C Lor
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
Began season with C&D win in October but last two runs were both disappointing
007-45
Age: 5
Weight: 9-7
OR: 79
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-4 b 11/11 Beauty Joy (9½L) 20/1 81 69
12 Feb 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-5 b 11/12 California Ten (8½L) 36/5 82 73
16 Jan 22 Sha Sha Tin 9f St Hc 9-3 b 7/13 Romantic Combo (2L) 13/1 82 90
12 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-0 b 4/8 Fast Most Furious (1¼L) 51/10 82 87
3 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-0 b 5/8 Zebrowski (2½L) 11/2 81 88
1 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-2 b 1/14 Tianchi Monster (1L) 109/20 75 85
2
(12)
Maldives silk
CD
C
D
Maldives
J: Blake Shinn
T: D J Hall
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Placed on his last four appearances and will be suited by today's return to 1m; respected
2323-5
Age: 5
Weight: 9-7
OR: 79
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-5 2/14 Super Ten (nk) 19/1 77 87
6 Feb 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-5 3/12 Zone D (1½L) 5/2 77 86
26 Jan 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF 3yHc 9-6 2/12 Leap Of Faith (shd) 17/10 75 86
12 Jan 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-3 3/11 Cheerful Days (1½L) 74/10 75 83
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
3
(8)
Bourbonaire silk
Bourbonaire h
J: Zac Purton
T: J Size
Unexposed in Hong Kong and has shaped with clear promise over C&D on last two starts
650-/2
Age: 4
Weight: 9-6
OR: 78
Days: 15
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-7 h 6/10 Looking Cool (4¾L) 32/5 80 83
24 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-6 h 5/11 Beauty Joy (2½L) 14/1 81 86
10 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-7 h1 11/13 Silver Express (4½L) 39/1 81 77
7 Nov 20 Ric Riccarton Park 8f Gd 3yG1 8-13 p 2/11 Aegon (nse) 19/2 - -
4
(7)
Rise Brethren silk
C
D
Rise Brethren t
J: Karis Teetan
T: C S Shum
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 26 in the last 14 days (4%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 22 in the last 14 days (0%)
Came good in Hong King in March and had excuses for both subsequent defeats
461455
Age: 4
Weight: 9-6
OR: 78
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd/Y Hc 9-7 t 4/12 Nordic Sky (7L) 19/5 78 78
20 Apr 22 Hap Happy Valley 11f Gd Hc 9-7 t 6/11 Blastoise (4½L) 8/5F 78 82
20 Mar 22 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 9-1 t 1/14 Copartner Elites (shd) 5/2F 73 81
27 Feb 22 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 9-1 t 4/14 Champion Dragon (½L) 19/10F 72 82
6 Feb 22 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-4 t 5/12 Savvy Kingman (3½L) 36/5 74 80
16 Jan 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-3 t 5/13 Sight Spirit (4¼L) 10/1 75 77
5
(6)
Royal Bomb silk
C
Royal Bomb tp
J: Joao Moreira
T: C Fownes
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Has been knocking loudly on the door in recent months and Joao Moreira is booked today
222307
Age: 5
Weight: 9-3
OR: 75
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-2 tp 2/11 Charity Grace (1½L) 57/10 74 86
3 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-3 tp 2/9 En Pointe (1½L) 19/5 73 86
20 Mar 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-1 tp 2/14 Golden Empire (shd) 15/1 71 86
2 Mar 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-0 tp 3/9 Zone D (2L) 27/1 72 81
16 Feb 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-1 tp 10/10 The Runner (3¾L) 45/1 74 71
6 Feb 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-6 t 7/10 High Rise Soldier (4L) 28/1 76 76
6
(10)
Pegasus General silk
D
Pegasus General p
J: Harry Bentley
T: Jimmy Ting
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 13 in the last 14 days (0%)
Group 1 winner in Brazil last year but yet to make a splash in Hong Kong
907-52
Age: 4
Weight: 9-2
OR: 74
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-4 p 9/14 Super Ten (4L) 129/1 76 76
20 Feb 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Y Hc 9-5 p 13/14 Majestic Victory (8½L) 60/1 78 68
23 Jan 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-5 p 7/11 Ready To Win (3L) 92/1 78 79
11 Apr 21 Gav Gavea 12f GF 3yG1 9-0 5/11 Olympic Kremlin (4¼L) 6/4F - -
14 Mar 21 Gav Gavea 10f GF 3yG1 9-0 2/15 Pegasus Hero (¾L) 17/5 - -
7 Feb 21 Gav Gavea 8f Hy 3yG1 9-0 1/14 Lionel The Best (1¼L) 77/10 - -
7
(1)
Leading Fortune silk
CD
C
Leading Fortune b
J: Alexis Badel
T: J Size
CD
4 x C&D Winner - Won 4 times before on this course at this distance
C
6 x Course Winner - Won 6 times before at this course
Placed on both starts since completing C&D handicap in March; probably in the mix again
331112
Age: 6
Weight: 9-0
OR: 72
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-13 b 3/11 Charity Grace (1½L) 22/5 71 83
3 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-2 b 3/10 Precise Express (1¼L) 6/4F 71 78
6 Mar 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-8 b 1/12 Beauty Live (nk) 41/10 65 76
20 Feb 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd/Y Hc 9-6 b 1/14 Right As Rain (2½L) 6/1 57 70
30 Jan 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-13 b 1/14 Right As Rain (1½L) 41/20F 51 64
16 Jan 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-13 b 2/14 Cordyceps Two (shd) 32/5 49 62
8
(5)
Classic Archi silk
Classic Archi b
J: L Hewitson
T: Douglas Whyte
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 5 wins from 19 in the last 14 days (26%)
2-2 in France last year but made low-key Hong Kong debut last month
7-11
Age: 4
Weight: 8-12
OR: 70
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd/Y Hc 8-11 b 7/9 Galaxy Witness (10½L) 39/1 70 53
24 Oct 21 Lon Longchamp 9.5f VSft 3y 9-0 b1 1/7 Tasmania (1½L) 94/10 - 103
30 Sep 21 Fnt Fontainebleau 9f GS 3y 8-8 p 1/10 The Natural (nk) 39/1 - 75
9
(2)
Helene Wisdom Star silk
D
Helene Wisdom Star htp
J: L J Ferraris
T: A S Cruz
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 13 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 18 in the last 14 days (0%)
Out of form this term and needs to turn things around
07000-
Age: 5
Weight: 8-11
OR: 69
Days: 39
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Apr 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-0 htp 12/12 Nothing New (5½L) 46/1 72 72
2 Mar 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-3 htp 7/9 Zone D (6¼L) 46/1 75 75
9 Feb 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-5 htp 12/12 Invincible Missile (12½L) 10/1 78 59
19 Jan 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-7 htb 10/11 Gorytus (7¾L) 24/1 80 73
5 Jan 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-5 htb 10/10 Kurpany (6¼L) 39/1 81 73
27 Oct 21 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-1 ht 6/8 Kings Shield (14L) 11/2 82 56
10
(3)
Precise Express silk
CD
BF
Precise Express he
J: K C Leung
T: P F Yiu
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Ready C&D winner off reduced mark last month but disappointed on latest outing
01339-
Age: 6
Weight: 8-10
OR: 68
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-10 ht 10/11 Charity Grace (8½L) 19/5F 68 64
3 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-8 ht 1/10 Total Power (nk) 13/2 63 73
6 Mar 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-6 ht 3/12 Leading Fortune (1¾L) 14/1 63 70
3 Feb 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-8 ht 3/14 Beauty Fit (3L) 17/1 64 68
16 Jan 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-8 ht 9/13 Sight Spirit (5¼L) 19/1 66 66
15 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-9 h1 10/12 Incanto Prepared (4¼L) 67/10 68 69
11
(4)
Smoothies silk
C
Smoothies tb
J: K H Alfred Chan 5
T: C S Shum
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 22 in the last 14 days (0%)
Very consistent in 2021 but well down the field on all three starts this year
000-34
Age: 6
Weight: 8-7
OR: 65
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-7 tb 11/14 Super Ten (5¼L) 20/1 67 64
6 Feb 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-11 tb 10/12 Zone D (7½L) 18/1 69 64
12 Jan 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-11 tb 10/11 Cheerful Days (6½L) 15/1 69 65
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
12
(9)
Powerful Wings silk
D
Powerful Wings b
J: C Y Ho
T: P F Yiu
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Back up in trip after staying on four fourth over 7f this month; blinkers refitted
4059-1
Age: 4
Weight: 8-6
OR: 64
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd/Y Hc 8-5 4/9 Galaxy Witness (6¾L) 36/1 66 59
10 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 8-9 11/14 Running Glory (7L) 30/1 68 65
12 Mar 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-2 5/14 Copartner Ambition (3½L) 20/1 70 75
27 Feb 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-0 9/14 Sauvestre (5L) 85/1 70 67
24 Jul 21 Asc Ascot 8f GF 23yHc 8-9 b 1/6 Marsabit (shd) 7/2 90 100
9 Jul 21 Asc Ascot 8f GS 33yHc 9-5 b1 2/7 Isla Kai (nk) 10/1 88 95
Verdict

This might go to ROYAL BOMB, who has finished second here on his last three appearances and is partnered by Joao Moreira this time.

Verdict silk image
Royal Bomb

Betting Forecast:

11/4 Royal Bomb,

7/2 Bourbonaire,

9/2 Maldives,

11/2 Leading Fortune,

7/1 Rise Brethren,

12/1 Powerful Wings,

14/1 Precise Express,

33/1 All For St Paul's,

Pegasus General,

Classic Archi,

Helene Wisdom Star,

Smoothies

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