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Tokyo Handicap (Class 2) (3yo+) (Course B) (Turf) Racecard

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 1m 55y
  • Going: Good
Runners
12

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(11)
Telecom Fighters silk
CD
Telecom Fighters
J: Silvestre De Sousa
T: Y S Tsui
CD
5 x C&D Winner - Won 5 times before on this course at this distance
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 8 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (33%)
Just held on to make all over C&D in September; 5lb higher mark demands even more today
143544
Age: 6
Weight: 9-9
OR: 98
Days: 56
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-6 1/8 Rise Brethren (shd) 27/10 93 103
13 Jul 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-9 4/12 Packing Award (2L) 10/1 94 99
25 May 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-5 3/7 Everyone's Delight (1¼L) 9/1 94 101
4 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 9-0 5/12 Berlin Tango (4L) 9/1 96 98
6 Apr 22 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-3 4/7 Charity Go (1¼L) 43/10 96 102
6 Mar 22 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-8 4/6 Will Power (2¾L) 9/1 96 93
2
(7)
The Irishman silk
The Irishman ht
J: Ruan Maia
T: K W Lui
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 21 in the last 14 days (0%)
Off the mark in Hong Kong over 7f last month and this return to 1m ought to suit
155633
Age: 5
Weight: 9-8
OR: 97
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-0 ht 1/13 Galaxy Witness (¾L) 104/10 91 102
9 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-1 ht 5/14 Packing Victory (1¼L) 12/5 91 100
20 Mar 22 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd 4y 9-0 ht 5/14 Romantic Warrior (5L) 15/1 92 93
27 Feb 22 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd 4y 9-0 ht 6/14 California Spangle (3¾L) 10/1 92 94
30 Jan 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd 4y 9-0 ht 3/14 Romantic Warrior (2¼L) 68/10 82 90
9 Jan 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-6 ht 3/9 Beluga (2L) 17/5 81 86
3
(6)
Californiadeepshot silk
C
Californiadeepshot tp
J: Angus Chung 10
T: A S Cruz
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
Unexposed over 1m and has slipped to a very good mark but needs to stage a revival
008963
Age: 6
Weight: 9-5
OR: 94
Days: 38
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-1 tp 12/14 Packing Victory (6¾L) 100/1 96 90
11 Sep 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-13 tp 11/11 Good Luck Friend (6L) 9/1 98 89
19 Jun 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd HcG3 8-2 tp 8/9 Beauty Joy (9½L) 18/1 101 82
22 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd HcG3 8-3 tp 9/11 Cordyceps Six (4½L) 21/1 103 98
7 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-2 tp 6/8 Good Luck Friend (4L) 74/10 105 103
6 Mar 22 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 9-3 tp 3/6 Will Power (1¼L) 12/5 105 105
4
(2)
The Rock silk
D
The Rock b
J: L J Ferraris
T: C Fownes
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Predictably found 6f too sharp on seasonal debut; can do much better now back over 1m
7140-6
Age: 6
Weight: 9-3
OR: 92
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
30 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-1 b 7/12 Rewarding Together (3¾L) 16/1 92 91
15 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd/Y Hc 8-13 b 1/7 California Ten (nk) 183/20 87 96
4 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-7 b 4/12 Berlin Tango (3½L) 33/10F 89 91
12 Feb 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-11 b 10/12 California Ten (8½L) 31/1 91 83
29 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-8 b1 6/7 Will Power (5¼L) 2/1F 93 87
8 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-2 12/12 Fa Fa (6¾L) 9/1 95 90
5
(12)
Everyone's Delight silk
CD
Everyone's Delight tv
J: Alexis Badel
T: F C Lor
CD
3 x C&D Winner - Won 3 times before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 27 in the last 14 days (4%)
Went close over C&D last month; has outside draw and career-high mark to contend with
201025
Age: 6
Weight: 9-1
OR: 90
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-13 tv 2/6 Berlin Tango (nse) 23/5 88 99
13 Jul 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-3 tv 12/12 Packing Award (15½L) 15/2 88 62
25 May 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-8 tv 1/7 Soulmate (shd) 41/10 83 93
30 Mar 22 Sha Sha Tin 9f St Hc 9-7 tv 14/14 Party Everyday (42L) 17/1 83 -
16 Mar 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-7 tv 2/10 Red Majesty (shd) 89/10 81 90
23 Feb 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-1 tv 5/12 Cheerful Days (2½L) 11/1 84 87
6
(10)
Savaquin silk
CD
D
Savaquin
J: Luke Currie
T: J Size
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 13 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 26 in the last 14 days (4%)
Consistent 6yo; not drawn well today but a recent 2lb drop helps; in the mix
433572
Age: 6
Weight: 9-0
OR: 89
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-11 e/s 4/8 Kings Shield (2½L) 14/1 91 94
12 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-2 3/6 Berlin Tango (1¾L) 49/10 91 98
13 Jul 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-7 3/12 Packing Award (¾L) 16/1 92 100
8 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 9f Y Hc 9-1 5/7 Soulmate (1¾L) 53/10 93 100
25 May 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-4 7/7 Everyone's Delight (5¾L) 16/5 93 90
24 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-3 2/11 Beauty Joy (1½L) 9/1 92 99
7
(1)
Fa Fa silk
CD
C
BF
Fa Fa t
J: C Y Ho
T: F C Lor
CD
5 x C&D Winner - Won 5 times before on this course at this distance
C
6 x Course Winner - Won 6 times before at this course
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Course Specialist - 6 wins from 10 starts here (60%)
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (4%)
Seems to have come back to the boil in recent months and has the inside draw today
435800
Age: 5
Weight: 8-12
OR: 87
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-12 t 4/6 Berlin Tango (2¾L) 6/4F 87 92
21 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-13 t 3/8 Telecom Fighters (nk) 41/10 86 95
25 May 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-12 t 5/7 Everyone's Delight (2½L) 56/10 87 92
20 Mar 22 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd 4y 9-0 t 8/14 Romantic Warrior (10½L) 92/1 88 82
27 Feb 22 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd 4y 9-0 t 14/14 California Spangle (16L) 40/1 88 70
30 Jan 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd 4y 9-0 t 12/14 Romantic Warrior (7¾L) 15/1 88 78
8
(4)
Packing Award silk
CD
Packing Award h
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: L Ho
CD
4 x C&D Winner - Won 4 times before on this course at this distance
Distance Specialist - 4 wins from 7 starts at this distance (57%)
Four C&D wins this year; needs another career best on this first start for four months
121721
Age: 5
Weight: 8-11
OR: 86
Days: 126
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Jul 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-8 h 1/12 Berlin Tango (shd) 39/10F 81 91
22 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-5 h 2/12 Nothing New (1½L) 68/10 80 89
1 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-0 h 1/9 Prime Minister (nk) 92/10 73 86
18 May 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-2 h 7/12 Loyal Baby (5½L) 47/10 73 72
20 Apr 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-12 h 2/11 Gorytus (nk) 6/5F 71 81
23 Mar 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Y Hc 8-7 h 1/12 Viva Hunter (1¼L) 48/10 64 78
9
(5)
Mr Ascendency silk
D
Mr Ascendency p
J: Jye McNeil
T: P F Yiu
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 18 in the last 14 days (0%)
Respectable fifth in this grade recently but may find others too strong again
501233
Age: 4
Weight: 8-7
OR: 82
Days: 10
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Nov 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-0 p 5/14 Beautyverse (2L) 14/1 82 89
1 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-10 p 10/12 All For St Paul's (6L) 49/10 82 77
18 Sep 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-6 p 1/13 Kasa Papa (1L) 21/10F 77 91
1 Jul 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Y/Sft Hc 9-7 p 2/13 Leading Fortune (shd) 13/1 75 89
19 Jun 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-3 p1 3/13 Sauvestre (1¾L) 87/10 75 83
7 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-3 3/10 Looking Cool (3¼L) 18/5 76 83
10
(8)
So We Joy silk
D
So We Joy ht
J: M L Yeung
T: C W Chang
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 17 in the last 14 days (0%)
Placed on dirt two starts ago but all his best form is on that surface
039133
Age: 7
Weight: 8-7
OR: 82
Days: 10
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Nov 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-1 ht 10/14 Beautyverse (4¾L) 94/1 83 83
26 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-5 ht 3/8 Kings Shield (2¼L) 19/5 83 88
1 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-11 ht 9/12 All For St Paul's (4¼L) 12/1 83 82
25 Jun 22 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 9-6 ht 1/13 Apache Pass (hd) 33/4 78 90
29 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 9f Fs Hc 9-5 ht 3/14 Romantic Combo (1¾L) 69/10 78 87
4 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 9-7 h 3/11 Apache Pass (1½L) 7/1 78 84
11
(9)
You'remyeverything silk
C
You'remyeverything t
J: Matthew Chadwick
T: A S Cruz
C
3 x Course Winner - Won 3 times before at this course
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 26 in the last 14 days (4%)
Has found things quite tough in this grade this season and has stamina to prove today
781185
Age: 5
Weight: 8-7
OR: 82
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-5 t 7/13 The Irishman (4½L) 22/1 82 81
25 Sep 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 7-13 t 8/12 Fantastic Treasure (3¼L) 11/1 82 84
28 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-6 t 1/12 Stormtrouper (½L) 101/10 77 90
8 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Y Hc 8-13 t 1/12 Family Folks (hd) 133/10 72 83
20 Apr 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-5 t 8/10 Namjong Sings (5½L) 13/2 73 68
5 Jan 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-0 t 5/12 The Runner (3¼L) 19/10F 73 74
12
(3)
Tianchi Monster silk
C
D
Tianchi Monster
J: H W Lai
T: W Y So
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Yet to get going after three runs this term and younger rivals appeal much more
900861
Age: 8
Weight: 8-5
OR: 80
Days: 10
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Nov 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-0 9/14 Beautyverse (4¾L) 71/1 82 82
23 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-7 10/13 The Irishman (6L) 119/1 84 79
9 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-7 11/14 Packing Victory (5¾L) 79/1 85 81
1 Jul 22 Sha Sha Tin 9f Y Hc 8-12 8/9 Bourbonaire (19½L) 21/1 85 67
8 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 9f Y Hc 8-7 6/7 Soulmate (2¼L) 77/10 85 91
11 May 22 Hap Happy Valley 9f Y Hc 9-6 1/12 Gameplayer Times (2L) 189/10 79 91
Verdict

Six-time course winner FA FA suffered a dip in form in the early part of this year but is seemingly back on track now and gets the nod.

Verdict silk image
Fa Fa

Betting Forecast:

3/1 Fa Fa,

9/2 The Irishman,

6/1 Savaquin,

7/1 Everyone's Delight,

Packing Award,

8/1 Telecom Fighters,

The Rock,

14/1 Mr Ascendency,

25/1 Californiadeepshot,

You'remyeverything,

33/1 Tianchi Monster,

50/1 So We Joy

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