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Great George Handicap (Div II) (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
(7)
Glorious Starlight silk
Glorious Starlight h
J: L J Ferraris
T: Y S Tsui
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 27 in the last 14 days (4%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 14 in the last 14 days (0%)
Well beaten in six starts; dropped in the weights and eased in grade but hard to fancy
-00800
Age: 5
Weight: 9-9
OR: 60
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-7 h 11/12 Nordic Dragon (8½L) 217/1 65 54
26 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-0 h1 11/12 Super Win Dragon (15½L) 73/1 68 33
1 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-1 8/10 Happy Sharing (5¾L) 78/1 70 66
13 Apr 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-13 12/12 Seizing The Moment (7½L) 162/1 73 59
23 Mar 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Y Hc 9-3 11/12 Lucky Sweynesse (9L) 104/1 75 58
3 Feb 22 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 9-2 14/14 Cordyceps Six (22L) 163/1 75 8
2
(9)
Hero Star silk
CD
Hero Star t
J: Silvestre De Sousa
T: K L Man
CD
3 x C&D Winner - Won 3 times before on this course at this distance
Consistent front runner; in good heart of late but remains 11lb above last winning mark
-34224
Age: 7
Weight: 9-5
OR: 56
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-5 t 3/12 King Eccellente (¾L) 22/5 55 65
16 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-2 t 4/11 Leslie (4L) 18/5 55 59
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
3
(4)
High Cloud silk
High Cloud b 1
J: Karis Teetan
T: Douglas Whyte
Irish 7f winner; some promise in handful of HK starts; more to come in first-time blinkers
-78499
Age: 4
Weight: 9-4
OR: 55
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-6 p 7/12 Viva Popcorn (3¼L) 14/1 57 63
30 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-9 p 8/12 Jumbo Legend (3½L) 18/1 59 61
6 Jul 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-5 4/12 Ping Hai Galaxy (4½L) 25/1 62 65
12 Jun 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-5 9/14 Keefy (6L) 44/1 64 69
22 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-6 9/13 Star Brite (3¼L) 60/1 64 72
10 Nov 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 7f St 2yMd 9-7 1/14 Ultramarine (1¼L) 11/2 - 88
4
(2)
Racing Fighter silk
CD
D
Racing Fighter tb
J: Harry Bentley
T: C H Yip
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
D
6 x Distance Winner - Won 6 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 23 in the last 14 days (4%)
Multiple C&D winner down to a very good mark; however, lack of recent form is a worry
-77877
Age: 8
Weight: 9-4
OR: 55
Days: 224
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 9-2 tb 7/12 Gorgeous Vitality (6½L) 30/1 59 58
18 May 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-2 tb 7/12 Valiant Elegance (3L) 14/1 61 62
1 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd/Y Hc 8-2 tb 8/11 Packing Treadmill (7¾L) 47/1 63 51
13 Apr 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 tb 7/12 Seizing The Moment (2L) 28/1 65 69
27 Mar 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-7 t 7/11 Beauty Live (2¼L) 99/1 66 73
20 Mar 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-12 t 9/14 Golden Empire (5L) 76/1 68 70
5
(5)
Circuit Seven silk
C
Circuit Seven ht
J: Antoine Hamelin
T: A S Cruz
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 30 in the last 14 days (3%)
Dual 5f winner but has a poor record over this extra furlong; best to look elsewhere
0-4620
Age: 5
Weight: 9-1
OR: 52
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Jan 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-6 ht 11/11 Faribault (4¼L) 89/10 53 50
21 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 9-6 ht 4/12 Faribault (1¼L) 56/10 53 62
7 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-2 ht 6/12 Handsome Rebel (2L) 74/10 53 59
23 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-4 ht 2/12 Amazing Rocky (nk) 10/1 51 67
30 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-13 htb 12/12 Pretty Queen Prawn (7L) 19/1 52 41
19 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-13 htb 4/10 Gold Gold Baby (1L) 14/1 52 60
6
(10)
Galvanic silk
Galvanic p
J: Alexis Badel
T: Jamie Richards
Debutant who wears cheekpieces; pedigree suggests a slightly longer trip will suit
Form:
Age: 3
Weight: 9-1
OR: 52
Days: -
7
(12)
Happy Golf silk
Happy Golf t
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: F C Lor
Some promise in debut seventh at Happy Valley (5f) last month; wide draw the concern today
-7
Age: 4
Weight: 9-1
OR: 52
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 9-3 t 7/12 Faribault (3L) 14/1 52 55
8
(11)
Melbourne Hall silk
CD
D
Melbourne Hall b
J: Hugh Bowman
T: D J Hall
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
Recent purple patch has included two wins and a second from this mark; each-way player
-42197
Age: 7
Weight: 9-0
OR: 51
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-6 b 4/12 Act Of Faith (2¾L) 51/10 51 57
23 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-1 b 2/11 Nordic Dragon (3¼L) 11/1 51 67
19 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-7 b 1/12 Hero Star (1¼L) 176/10 44 59
21 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-7 b 9/12 Durham Star (3¾L) 21/1 44 47
11 Sep 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-7 b 7/14 Victor The Winner (5¾L) 73/10 44 50
16 Jul 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-7 b1 1/14 Takingufurther (1¼L) 13/1 37 58
9
(8)
Sure Joyful silk
Sure Joyful v
J: Ruan Maia
T: P F Yiu
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 29 in the last 14 days (3%)
Winless after nine starts but latest C&D third puts him in the mix; one for the shortlist
-30030
Age: 4
Weight: 8-11
OR: 48
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-10 v 3/12 Hardly Swears (nk) 9/1 46 60
9 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-10 v1 11/12 Rainbow Light (4¼L) 26/1 48 46
26 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-13 11/13 Yes We Can (12½L) 18/1 49 31
28 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-1 e/s 3/12 Dragon Kingdom (1¾L) 19/5 49 59
22 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-11 e/s 12/14 Wide Blue Yonder (8L) 8/1 50 43
1 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd/Y Hc 8-11 e/s 4/14 Free Foal (1L) 23/1 50 56
10
(1)
Jazz Steed silk
CD
C
Jazz Steed tb
J: C Y Ho
T: C Fownes
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
C
4 x Course Winner - Won 4 times before at this course
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 10 wins from 36 in the last 14 days (28%)
Gained fourth course win when taking C&D Class 5 event in November; well held since
8-5815
Age: 7
Weight: 8-7
OR: 44
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Jan 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-8 tb 8/11 Faribault (2¾L) 49/1 45 48
21 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-10 tb 5/12 Howdeepisyourlove (5L) 35/1 45 46
30 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-10 tb 8/12 Rattan Kingdom (4¾L) 15/1 45 48
16 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-9 tb 1/12 Universal Crown (nk) 22/5 40 56
26 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-4 tb 5/12 Diamond Soars (3¾L) 61/10 40 39
12 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 9-3 tb 3/12 Star Of Wuyi (¼L) 12/1 39 57
11
(3)
Flaming Eagle silk
Flaming Eagle et
J: Jerry Chau 2
T: P C Ng
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (4%)
Promising third over C&D in March but form has deteriorated rapidly since; risky
-00909
Age: 4
Weight: 8-6
OR: 43
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-10 et 11/12 E Brother (8¼L) 41/1 46 35
12 Nov 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 9-1 et 13/14 Dragon's Luck (9½L) 64/1 49 33
19 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 9-0 et 9/10 Gold Gold Baby (5½L) 26/1 51 44
27 Apr 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-0 ht1 12/12 Xponential (10½L) 34/1 53 34
6 Apr 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-0 9/12 Durham Star (7L) 20/1 53 45
9 Mar 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-2 3/12 Joyful Mood (1L) 12/1 52 62
12
(6)
Happily Friends silk
CD
Happily Friends v
J: L Hewitson
T: W Y So
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (0%)
Capitalised on drop in grade to win over C&D two starts ago; below par since
-01047
Age: 7
Weight: 8-6
OR: 43
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-7 v 10/12 E Brother (7¾L) 5/1 43 34
16 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-7 v 1/12 U W Brother (hd) 77/10 38 56
13 Jul 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-7 v 10/12 Sugar Sugar (8L) 9/1 42 35
28 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-9 v 4/12 Dragon Kingdom (2L) 13/1 43 52
1 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-7 v 7/12 Shadow Runner (4L) 83/10 45 48
18 May 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 v 11/12 Oversubscribed (4¾L) 51/1 47 46
13
(13)
Young Horizon silk
Young Horizon h 1
T: David A Hayes
Has a 0-7 record but was placed from much higher mark last year; wears a first-time hood
6-0003
Age: 4
Weight: 8-4
OR: 41
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Jan 23 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-7 6/12 King Eccellente (2L) 28/1 43 47
14 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-10 10/12 King Eccellente (6¼L) 70/1 46 39
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
14
(14)
Fingers Crossed silk
Fingers Crossed t
T: J Size
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 28 in the last 14 days (4%)
Well beaten in two starts last summer; still unexposed but can only be watched for now
-90
Age: 4
Weight: 8-11
OR: 48
Days: 189
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Jul 22 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-1 t 9/10 Momentum Galaxy (11½L) 31/1 52 26
28 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-1 12/12 Kokushi Musou (12L) 31/10 52 31
Verdict

The pick is HIGH CLOUD, who is tipped to resume his progress now that first-time blinkers are applied.

Verdict silk image
High Cloud

Betting Forecast:

9/4 Hero Star,

7/2 Sure Joyful,

11/2 Melbourne Hall,

15/2 High Cloud,

8/1 Happily Friends,

14/1 Happy Golf,

Jazz Steed,

18/1 Racing Fighter,

20/1 Galvanic,

25/1 Circuit Seven,

Flaming Eagle,

28/1 Glorious Starlight

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