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Nakayama Handicap (Div I) (Class 4) (3yo+) (Course B) (Turf) Racecard

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

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(11)
Flaming Passion silk
CD
Flaming Passion t
J: Matthew Chadwick
T: F C Lor
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 26 in the last 14 days (4%)
Two-time C&D winner last term but still 5lb above last winning mark; wide draw not ideal
845433
Age: 5
Weight: 9-9
OR: 60
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 8-6 t 8/12 Superb Boy (4¼L) 12/1 62 58
28 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-7 t 4/10 Winning Icey (2¾L) 78/10 62 69
19 Jun 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-4 t 5/14 Eight Trigrams (2¾L) 11/1 63 66
18 May 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-4 t 4/12 Valiant Elegance (1L) 27/10 63 70
6 Apr 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 t 3/12 Star Brite (1¼L) 26/5 63 71
23 Mar 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Y Hc 8-4 t 3/12 Lucky Sweynesse (1¼L) 13/2 62 69
2
(10)
Above All silk
CD
C
Above All h
J: Ruan Maia
T: A T Millard
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
C
3 x Course Winner - Won 3 times before at this course
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 21 in the last 14 days (0%)
Triple course winner last season (including C&D) but on a stiff-looking mark as a result
049119
Age: 5
Weight: 9-6
OR: 57
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-7 h 11/12 Melbourne Hall (8L) 16/1 58 47
5 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-9 h 4/12 Sight Hero (1¼L) 9/1 58 69
22 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-5 h 9/12 Winning Icey (7½L) 12/1 58 49
25 May 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-1 h 1/12 Six Best Friends (hd) 67/20F 52 66
11 May 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Y Hc 8-8 h 1/12 Excellent Peers (3¼L) 33/4 43 64
27 Apr 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-5 h 9/12 Xponential (5¾L) 76/10 43 40
3
(6)
Leslie silk
Leslie b
J: K C Leung
T: P F Yiu
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 18 in the last 14 days (0%)
0-8 but finished second over C&D from just 1lb lower three runs ago; shortlisted
862836
Age: 4
Weight: 9-5
OR: 56
Days: 38
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-7 b 8/13 Fire Ball (4½L) 13/1 57 61
6 Jul 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-6 b 6/12 Compassion Super (2¼L) 18/5 57 62
8 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Y Hc 9-2 b 2/12 Stoicism (shd) 7/2F 55 68
11 May 22 Hap Happy Valley 5f Y Hc 9-4 b 8/12 Gorgeous Vitality (6¼L) 10/1 56 57
24 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-3 b1 3/13 Kai Xin Dragon (2L) 2/1 56 73
27 Feb 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-2 6/14 Trust Me (5L) 9/2 56 55
4
(8)
Hero Star silk
CD
BF
Hero Star t
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: K L Man
CD
3 x C&D Winner - Won 3 times before on this course at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Triple C&D winner who arrives in form; has never won from a mark this high but respected
224122
Age: 7
Weight: 9-4
OR: 55
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-3 t 2/12 Melbourne Hall (1¼L) 9/5F 54 65
28 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-13 t 2/12 Gallant Waking (hd) 12/5F 51 65
14 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-0 t 4/10 Winning Icey (1L) 11/5F 51 63
13 Jul 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-6 t 1/12 Wood On Fire (1¼L) 58/10 45 63
28 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-4 t 2/12 Kokushi Musou (½L) 27/10F 43 59
1 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-2 t 2/12 Shadow Runner (½L) 30/1 42 56
5
(1)
Joy In Joy silk
Joy In Joy
J: Alexis Badel
T: C H Yip
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 27 in the last 14 days (4%)
Debutant who moved nicely in his recent barrier trials and warrants a check in the market
Form:
Age: 4
Weight: 9-1
OR: 52
Days: -
6
(7)
Juneau Flash silk
Juneau Flash
J: V Borges
T: J Size
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 26 in the last 14 days (4%)
Nicely related debutant but likely to excel over further in due course; best watched
Form:
Age: 4
Weight: 9-1
OR: 52
Days: -
7
(12)
Super Joy silk
Super Joy e/s
J: H T Mo 2
T: L Ho
Not disgraced on debut on the AW at Sha Tin last month (6f) but has a poor draw here
8
Age: 4
Weight: 9-1
OR: 52
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-13 e/s 8/12 Fiery Diamond (8¼L) 44/1 52 36
8
(4)
Our Class Act silk
CD
Our Class Act h
J: Silvestre De Sousa
T: Y S Tsui
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 8 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (33%)
C&D winner in September but has struggled to make an impact from increased mark since
681508
Age: 4
Weight: 8-13
OR: 50
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-13 h 6/12 Jumbo Legend (5L) 43/10 50 53
5 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-1 h 8/12 Sight Hero (2¾L) 9/1 50 56
14 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-8 h 1/11 Hardly Swears (1L) 42/1 42 60
6 Jul 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-6 h 5/12 Compassion Super (2L) 94/1 43 49
28 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-10 he 11/11 Cordyceps One (12½L) 40/1 47 33
25 May 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-11 8/11 Red Brick Fighter (4½L) 31/1 50 57
9
(9)
Smiling Moon silk
Smiling Moon p
J: H N Jack Wong 3
T: Jimmy Ting
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 14 in the last 14 days (0%)
Unplaced and well beaten both starts; cheekpieces on for course debut but more needed
00
Age: 4
Weight: 8-12
OR: 49
Days: 66
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Sep 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-9 14/14 Amazing Victory (11L) 192/1 51 27
1 Jul 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd/Y Hc 9-2 11/12 Super Sunny Sing (15L) 78/1 52 23
10
(5)
Kung Fu Tea silk
Kung Fu Tea b
J: L J Ferraris
T: D J Hall
Multiple winner at Sha Tin but has a lesser record here; recent form is also off-putting
988241
Age: 7
Weight: 8-11
OR: 48
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
30 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-0 b 9/12 Jumbo Legend (5¼L) 16/1 50 45
16 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-0 b 8/14 Sweet Encounter (3¾L) 21/1 51 52
28 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-1 b 8/11 Baby (3L) 12/1 51 59
5 Jun 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-10 b 2/14 Gang Of Brothers (shd) 10/1 49 61
15 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd/Y Hc 8-10 b 4/9 Cheery (4¼L) 12/1 49 50
24 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-6 b 1/14 Light Of Wanshi (hd) 16/1 44 56
11
(2)
Young Horizon silk
Young Horizon
J: Luke Currie
T: David A Hayes
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 13 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 20 in the last 14 days (0%)
Placed from 4lb higher mark earlier in the year but has failed to replicate the form since
00387
Age: 4
Weight: 8-9
OR: 46
Days: 31
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 8-12 10/14 Pleasant Endeavor (5L) 25/1 48 42
16 Jul 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-12 11/14 Ice Legend (10L) 17/2 50 33
25 Jun 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-11 3/13 Bundle Of Charm (5¼L) 49/1 50 57
22 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 9-1 8/14 Super Axiom (6½L) 30/1 52 46
1 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd/Y Hc 8-10 7/14 Cheval Valiant (1¾L) 31/1 52 58
12
(3)
Take What You Need silk
CD
Take What You Need t
J: L Hewitson
T: Douglas Whyte
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Suited by conditions and a pound lower than when placing here latest; each-way claims
388382
Age: 7
Weight: 8-5
OR: 42
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-6 t 3/12 Jumbo Legend (4L) 10/1 43 50
28 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-9 t 8/12 Gallant Waking (5½L) 20/1 45 42
14 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-9 t 8/11 Our Class Act (3L) 15/1 45 51
13 Jul 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-9 t 3/12 Sugar Sugar (2¼L) 20/1 45 55
22 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-6 t 8/12 Winning Icey (5¼L) 34/1 45 43
1 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-7 t 2/12 Pleasant Endeavor (1½L) 73/10 44 56
13
(13)
Gang Of Brothers silk
Gang Of Brothers v
T: P C Ng
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 5 wins from 18 in the last 14 days (28%)
Winner over 7f at Sha Tin and effective over C&D; on a fair mark and warrants respect
302571
Age: 5
Weight: 9-5
OR: 56
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
30 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-5 v 3/12 Jumbo Legend (½L) 31/1 55 65
5 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-6 v 11/12 Sight Hero (8L) 81/10 55 45
21 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-3 v 2/12 Durham Star (1¼L) 51/10 54 65
16 Jul 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-3 v1 5/14 Singapore Spirit (1¾L) 9/1 54 65
25 Jun 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-2 b 7/14 Indigenous Realm (3¾L) 47/10 54 56
5 Jun 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-10 b 1/14 Kung Fu Tea (shd) 22/5 49 61
14
(14)
Nordic Dragon silk
Nordic Dragon t
T: C S Shum
Well-related debutant who has moved nicely in barrier trials; worth a check in the market
Form:
Age: 3
Weight: 9-1
OR: 52
Days: -
Verdict

The relatively lightly raced LESLIE is tipped to break his maiden tag at the chief expense of Hero Star.

Verdict silk image
Leslie

Betting Forecast:

15/8 Hero Star,

5/1 Take What You Need,

13/2 Leslie,

7/1 Joy In Joy,

8/1 Flaming Passion,

Our Class Act,

14/1 Kung Fu Tea,

16/1 Above All,

20/1 Juneau Flash,

25/1 Young Horizon,

33/1 Super Joy,

50/1 Smiling Moon

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