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Paterson Handicap (Class 5) (3yo+) (Course B) (Turf) Racecard

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

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(6)
Regency Master silk
C
Regency Master tb
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: C S Shum
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Back to form when making the frame in this grade a week ago; likely to be in the mix
3-0001
Age: 6
Weight: 9-9
OR: 40
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Jan 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-7 tb 3/12 Amazing News (2¼L) 67/10 40 52
18 Dec 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 7-13 tb 11/14 Cheery (10½L) 74/1 41 34
4 Dec 22 Sha Sha Tin 9f St Hc 8-2 tb 13/14 Righteous Doctrine (13L) 53/1 41 27
30 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-5 tb 11/12 Jade Phoenix (12L) 81/10 41 25
16 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 10f GF Hc 8-12 tb 1/13 Loyal Ambition (nse) 31/5 36 57
12 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-8 tb 3/12 London Luckystar (1½L) 11/1 36 50
2
(2)
Superb Daddy silk
Superb Daddy t
J: Hugh Bowman
T: Y S Tsui
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 14 in the last 14 days (0%)
Snapped a long losing run in November; ran okay last month but Zac Purton now jumps ship
-41538
Age: 6
Weight: 9-9
OR: 40
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 11f Gd Hc 9-9 t 4/12 Management Folks (4¼L) 7/2 40 47
12 Nov 22 Sha Sha Tin 10f GF Hc 9-1 t 1/14 Sky Gem (2¾L) 53/20F 32 58
16 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 10f GF Hc 8-8 t 5/13 Regency Master (2¼L) 74/10 32 49
1 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 8-12 t 3/11 Owners' Star (½L) 16/1 30 46
11 Sep 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-1 t 8/14 This Is Charisma (5¼L) 17/1 32 43
10 Jul 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-6 t 8/14 Flying Mighty (4¾L) 12/1 37 46
3
(4)
Owners' Star silk
CD
D
Owners' Star b
J: Karis Teetan
T: W Y So
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Dual C&D winner in this grade; plausible excuses last month so could easily bounce back
-86214
Age: 8
Weight: 9-8
OR: 39
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-2 b 8/12 Flying Silver (4½L) 25/1 40 43
30 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 9f GF Hc 9-9 b 6/12 Flying Silver (3¾L) 59/10 40 54
12 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 9f GF Hc 8-5 b 2/12 Kungfumaster Panda (1¾L) 17/1 40 52
1 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 9-4 b 1/11 This Is Charisma (nk) 138/10 34 52
21 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 9f GF Hc 9-2 b 4/12 Circuit Elite (3¾L) 41/5 34 46
10 Jul 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-3 b 7/14 Flying Mighty (4½L) 14/1 34 43
4
(1)
Murray's Partners silk
CD
C
Murray's Partners v
J: Silvestre De Sousa
T: C H Yip
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C
4 x Course Winner - Won 4 times before at this course
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 23 in the last 14 days (4%)
Losing run dates back to December 2020; comes with obvious risks attached
-60036
Age: 7
Weight: 9-7
OR: 38
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-8 v 6/12 Medic Elite (3¼L) 10/1 39 49
16 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-1 v 11/12 Circuit Elite (9¼L) 26/1 41 36
26 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-5 v 13/13 Yes We Can (29L) 20/1 41 -
16 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 10f GF Hc 9-4 v 3/13 Regency Master (¾L) 23/5F 40 59
28 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-0 6/10 Lucky Diamond (4¼L) 11/1 42 47
16 Jul 22 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 8-6 3/14 Turquoise Alpha (1½L) 20/1 43 57
5
(3)
Sunny Baby silk
BF
Sunny Baby
J: Zac Purton
T: David A Hayes
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Drawn wide in his latest three outings but has run well; claims from stall 3 today
-55731
Age: 5
Weight: 9-7
OR: 38
Days: 18
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Dec 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 9-8 p 5/14 Boys Party (1L) 31/10F 38 56
14 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-8 5/12 Flash Famous (2L) 13/1 39 50
27 Nov 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-8 7/14 Chiu Chow Brother (3¾L) 32/5 39 46
23 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-8 3/14 El Jefe (4¾L) 21/10F 39 49
9 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-1 1/14 Winwin Thirtythree (1¼L) 5/2F 33 52
11 Sep 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-1 3/14 Strive For Glory (1L) 89/10 33 49
6
(10)
Jubilation silk
D
Jubilation v
J: M L Yeung
T: L Ho
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 23 in the last 14 days (4%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (0%)
In good form; narrowly denied another victory last month so very likely to play a big role
-23180
Age: 4
Weight: 9-4
OR: 35
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 11f Gd Hc 9-1 v 2/12 Management Folks (nk) 13/2 32 46
30 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 9f GF Hc 9-1 v 3/12 Flying Silver (2L) 14/1 32 50
26 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 9f St Hc 9-0 v 1/14 Boys Party (1¼L) 30/1 26 45
25 Sep 22 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-11 v 8/14 Lucky Victor (6½L) 34/1 28 32
7 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-2 v 10/14 Vukan (7L) 61/1 35 38
16 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 7-13 v 10/13 Blotting Paper (7L) 183/1 40 38
7
(12)
Young Explorer silk
Young Explorer hb
J: K C Leung
T: Jimmy Ting
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 34 in the last 14 days (0%)
Wasn't entirely disgraced last month; now needs to build on that run.
-79900
Age: 4
Weight: 9-4
OR: 35
Days: 18
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Dec 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 9-6 hb 7/14 Boys Party (1½L) 92/1 36 52
30 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-8 hb 9/12 Circuit Spiritanto (10L) 39/1 39 36
1 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-6 b1 9/13 Oscar Glory (7½L) 78/1 41 37
1 Jul 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Y Hc 8-10 p 10/14 Peak To Peak (15L) 195/1 47 27
5 Jun 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-11 p 11/14 Gang Of Brothers (9L) 133/1 50 38
7 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-13 9/12 Majestic Knight (7L) 87/1 52 52
8
(9)
Loyal Ambition silk
Loyal Ambition tv
J: Angus Chung 10
T: C Fownes
Was hinting at a breakthrough victory but his last two outings have been lacklustre
-70232
Age: 5
Weight: 9-1
OR: 32
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-3 tv1 7/12 Forever Glorious (3¾L) 16/5 34 41
12 Nov 22 Sha Sha Tin 10f GF Hc 9-3 htb 10/14 Superb Daddy (6½L) 15/2 34 47
16 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 10f GF Hc 8-10 htb 2/13 Regency Master (nse) 74/10 32 53
5 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-3 htb 3/12 Passing Fashion (1¼L) 31/10 31 47
21 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 9f GF Hc 8-12 htb1 2/12 Circuit Elite (2L) 27/10F 30 46
11 Sep 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-1 ht 12/14 This Is Charisma (6¾L) 17/1 32 39
9
(7)
This Is Charisma silk
This Is Charisma tv
J: L Hewitson
T: D J Hall
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (0%)
Appeared to have lost his way but bounced back to form when narrowly beaten last month
-30002
Age: 7
Weight: 9-1
OR: 32
Days: 18
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Dec 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 8-13 tv 3/14 Boys Party (nk) 13/1 31 50
7 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-1 tv1 11/12 Medic Elite (4¾L) 19/1 32 39
23 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-1 tp 10/12 Theta Hedge (6L) 16/1 32 39
30 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-1 tp 10/12 Circuit Spiritanto (14½L) 44/5 32 19
1 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 9-0 tp 2/11 Owners' Star (nk) 21/10F 30 47
11 Sep 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-8 tp 1/14 Smart Cousin (nk) 11/4F 25 48
10
(8)
Foxhunter Way silk
Foxhunter Way
J: C Y Ho
T: K W Lui
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 10 wins from 36 in the last 14 days (28%)
Disappointing since finishing second over C&D in November; needs to get back on track
6-0260
Age: 5
Weight: 8-9
OR: 26
Days: 10
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Jan 23 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-11 6/14 Jiangxi Stamina (5¼L) 35/1 28 33
14 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 11f Gd Hc 8-11 10/12 Management Folks (12L) 6/1 28 21
30 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 9f GF Hc 8-9 2/12 Flying Silver (½L) 15/1 26 47
30 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-11 6/12 Circuit Spiritanto (6L) 11/1 28 35
5 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-0 hp 11/12 Happy Gathering (5L) 22/1 30 31
18 Sep 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-0 hp 11/14 Winwin Thirtythree (11L) 29/1 32 28
11
(5)
Go Ballistic silk
CD
C
Go Ballistic t
J: L J Ferraris
T: Richard Gibson
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 27 in the last 14 days (4%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 15 in the last 14 days (0%)
Posted a couple of improved efforts last month; 8lb below his last winning mark
-58000
Age: 7
Weight: 8-9
OR: 26
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-10 t 5/12 Forever Glorious (2¼L) 39/1 27 38
7 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-12 t 8/12 Medic Elite (4¼L) 74/1 29 37
26 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 9f St Hc 9-6 t 12/14 Jubilation (16½L) 27/1 32 17
21 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 9f GF Hc 9-2 t 11/12 Circuit Elite (11½L) 9/1 34 31
13 Jul 22 Hap Happy Valley 11f GF Hc 9-5 t 11/12 Amazing Boy (5½L) 17/1 36 43
6 Jul 22 Hap Happy Valley 11f Gd Hc 8-3 t 5/11 Hyperion Tree (4L) 20/1 38 47
12
(11)
Cable Speed silk
D
Cable Speed tp
J: Luke Currie
T: C W Chang
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (0%)
0-16 in HK but made the frame for the first time last month; each-way contender
-37669
Age: 6
Weight: 8-5
OR: 22
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 11f Gd Hc 8-6 tp 3/12 Management Folks (3¼L) 13/1 23 32
12 Nov 22 Sha Sha Tin 10f GF Hc 8-7 tp 7/14 Superb Daddy (5L) 39/1 24 40
26 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 9f St Hc 9-0 tp 6/14 Jubilation (5L) 19/1 26 34
25 Sep 22 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-11 ht 6/14 Lucky Victor (4½L) 52/1 28 37
6 Jul 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-4 ht1 9/12 Tailor Made (8L) 54/1 35 37
8 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Y Hc 9-5 et 10/12 Cordyceps One (10L) 50/1 39 36
13
(13)
Shiny Two silk
Shiny Two b
T: P F Yiu
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 29 in the last 14 days (3%)
Towards the rear on last month's return; that run should have blown away any cobwebs
-00690
Age: 5
Weight: 8-13
OR: 30
Days: 18
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Dec 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 9-2 b 10/14 Boys Party (3L) 51/1 32 45
12 Jun 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-4 b1 13/14 Star Of Glory (22L) 12/1 37 9
15 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd/Y Hc 9-6 tv 6/14 Mission Smart (4¾L) 22/1 39 39
1 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd/Y Hc 8-1 tv 9/12 Nicholson Returns (10½L) 66/1 42 39
27 Mar 22 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 8-2 tv 12/13 Robot Warrior (5½L) 23/1 43 48
16 Feb 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-7 tv 8/12 So Awesome (5¾L) 32/1 45 41
14
(14)
Smart Cousin silk
CD
Smart Cousin
T: C H Yip
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 23 in the last 14 days (4%)
Hinting at a return to the winner's enclosure this season; no shock if he was to feature
-45402
Age: 7
Weight: 8-7
OR: 24
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-8 4/12 Forever Glorious (2L) 89/10 25 36
30 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 9f GF Hc 8-8 5/12 Flying Silver (3¼L) 12/1 27 42
12 Nov 22 Sha Sha Tin 10f GF Hc 8-11 4/14 Superb Daddy (3¾L) 13/1 28 46
21 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 9f GF Hc 8-10 12/12 Circuit Elite (14½L) 31/5 28 18
11 Sep 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-9 2/14 This Is Charisma (nk) 49/1 26 48
28 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 9f GF Hc 9-2 12/12 Owners' Star (15½L) 15/2 29 14
Verdict

Preference is for SUNNY BABY, who has had no luck with the draw in his last three starts but now gets a chance to show what he can do.

Verdict silk image
Sunny Baby

Betting Forecast:

4/1 Sunny Baby,

5/1 Jubilation,

6/1 Foxhunter Way,

8/1 Murray's Partners,

10/1 This Is Charisma,

Go Ballistic,

12/1 Superb Daddy,

Loyal Ambition,

Cable Speed,

14/1 Regency Master,

16/1 Owners' Star,

20/1 Young Explorer

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