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Kingston Handicap (Class 4) (3yo+) (Course B) (Turf) Racecard

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

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(10)
Super Baby silk
Super Baby p
J: Silvestre De Sousa
T: P F Yiu
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 29 in the last 14 days (3%)
Ran okay when upped to 1m last month but needs to find something extra today
-69009
Age: 4
Weight: 9-9
OR: 58
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-13 p 6/12 Lean Hero (2½L) 21/1 60 66
20 Nov 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-3 p 9/14 Good Buddy (6¾L) 172/1 62 58
9 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-7 p 12/14 Erimo (6¾L) 63/1 64 61
14 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-11 10/12 Beauty Glory (5¾L) 40/1 65 62
1 Jul 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Y/Sft Hc 8-11 9/12 Power Koepp (9¾L) 18/1 66 52
24 Oct 21 Sle Sale 7f GS 3yMd 9-2 3/13 Dangers (1½L) 18/1 - -
2
(6)
Fearless Fire silk
CD
C
Fearless Fire b
J: Luke Currie
T: David A Hayes
CD
5 x C&D Winner - Won 5 times before on this course at this distance
C
7 x Course Winner - Won 7 times before at this course
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (0%)
Placed off today's mark since last month's C&D win but younger rivals still appeal more.
-31067
Age: 9
Weight: 9-8
OR: 57
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 b 3/12 Viva Popcorn (1¼L) 16/1 57 68
7 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-2 b 1/12 Turin Warrior (nk) 24/1 52 64
19 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-3 12/12 Exceptional Nice (6¾L) 33/1 54 53
28 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-5 6/11 Seaweed Fortune (3L) 16/1 56 65
14 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-9 7/12 Amazing Boy (5L) 15/1 58 67
6 Jul 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-7 10/12 Big Two (4¾L) 49/1 60 63
3
(4)
Lucky Gold silk
Lucky Gold b
J: C Y Ho
T: K W Lui
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 10 wins from 36 in the last 14 days (28%)
In the frame twice over C&D at end of last year and still unexposed as a miler
-43667
Age: 5
Weight: 9-8
OR: 57
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-7 b 4/12 Viva Popcorn (2¼L) 54/10 58 66
23 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-9 b 3/12 Red Brick Fighter (2L) 10/1 58 76
30 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-6 b 6/12 Street Scream (4½L) 14/1 60 62
1 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-5 b 6/14 Amazing Victory (4½L) 20/1 62 66
11 Sep 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-5 hb 7/14 Gallant Crown (2¾L) 40/1 62 70
16 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-7 hb 2/13 Unicornbaby (shd) 53/10 60 72
4
(12)
Baby silk
CD
C
Baby b
J: L J Ferraris
T: Jimmy Ting
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 Jockey - 1 wins from 27 in the last 14 days (4%)
Well below form on both outings this season and the handicapper hasn't budged
-07153
Age: 7
Weight: 9-7
OR: 56
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-6 b 12/12 Win Win Fighter (5¾L) 37/1 56 55
5 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-5 b 7/9 Noble Steed (5¾L) 14/1 56 56
28 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-1 b 1/11 E Legend (½L) 59/10 51 65
11 May 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Y Hc 9-0 b 5/11 Nimble Nimbus (8¼L) 89/10 53 55
13 Apr 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-0 b 3/12 E Legend (2L) 18/1 53 64
23 Mar 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd/Y Hc 9-2 b 3/12 Jade Phoenix (4L) 32/5 54 65
5
(5)
Billionaire Secret silk
Billionaire Secret he
J: K C Leung
T: P C Ng
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 34 in the last 14 days (0%)
Managed only eighth over C&D when dropped to this grade a fortnight ago
-89705
Age: 4
Weight: 9-6
OR: 55
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-7 he 8/11 Perfect To Great (6L) 12/1 57 62
11 Dec 22 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 8-5 het 9/14 Sweet Encounter (10½L) 49/1 61 53
12 Nov 22 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-3 he1 7/12 True Legend (11L) 23/1 61 54
1 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-6 12/14 Amazing Victory (6¾L) 42/1 63 62
7 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-7 5/8 Super Fortune (3L) 41/1 63 67
8 Oct 21 Dun Dundalk (AW) 7f St 2yMd 9-0 1/13 Navagio (2½L) 11/8F - 76
6
(9)
Palace Pal silk
Palace Pal b
J: Jerry Chau 2
T: T P Yung
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (4%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (0%)
Had excuses when tried over 1m3f last time; considered from workable mark
-84054
Age: 5
Weight: 9-4
OR: 53
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
30 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 11f GF Hc 9-2 b 8/12 Bright Kid (9¼L) 7/1 55 49
12 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 9f GF Hc 9-5 4/12 Kungfumaster Panda (2¼L) 13/1 56 67
18 Sep 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 9-6 10/14 President's Choice (5¾L) 17/1 57 60
10 Jul 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-6 5/14 Woodfire Bro (1¾L) 14/1 59 68
19 Jun 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-2 4/14 Chevalier Prince (3¾L) 15/1 59 65
25 May 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-1 2/11 Toycoon (nk) 74/10 57 71
7
(1)
Packing Succeeder silk
Packing Succeeder
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: L Ho
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (0%)
Has shown some promise in trials but is probably best watched on this official debut
Form:
Age: 4
Weight: 9-3
OR: 52
Days: -
8
(3)
Smiling City silk
CD
C
Smiling City p
J: Harry Bentley
T: Douglas Whyte
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
Has slipped to a good mark but is yet to get going after three runs this season
-60684
Age: 7
Weight: 9-1
OR: 50
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-1 p 6/12 Brave Star (6½L) 17/5 52 47
16 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-3 b 14/14 Sweet Encounter (12½L) 48/1 54 32
28 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-5 v 6/12 Hercules (2½L) 27/1 55 63
28 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-5 v 8/12 Kokushi Musou (7¼L) 23/1 56 50
25 May 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-5 v 4/12 Above All (2L) 9/2 56 59
11 May 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Y Hc 9-7 v 3/12 Above All (4L) 21/1 56 65
9
(2)
Sunny Delight silk
CD
Sunny Delight t
J: L Hewitson
T: C S Shum
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (0%)
In good form over C&D this season and ought to be in the mix again
-48144
Age: 5
Weight: 9-1
OR: 50
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-0 tb 4/11 Perfect To Great (3¼L) 23/5 50 61
7 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-0 tb 8/12 Win Win Fighter (2¾L) 22/5 50 56
23 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-8 tb 1/12 Win Win Fighter (1¾L) 41/10 43 62
16 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-7 tb 4/14 Stunning Impact (3½L) 49/10 44 49
5 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-7 tb 4/9 Noble Steed (4L) 78/10 44 49
21 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-6 tb 3/9 Yee Cheong Warrior (nk) 7/5F 42 58
10
(8)
Perfect To Great silk
CD
Perfect To Great t
J: Karis Teetan
T: C Fownes
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Belatedly off the mark in Hong Kong with last-gasp C&D win two weeks ago; up 5lb
-15337
Age: 6
Weight: 8-13
OR: 48
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-7 t 1/11 Star Contact (shd) 43/10 43 61
14 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-7 t 5/12 Flying Silver (3¼L) 39/10 43 49
16 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-6 t 3/12 Circuit Elite (½L) 36/5 41 54
19 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-7 t 3/12 Legion Of Merit (1¼L) 9/1 41 53
28 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-6 t 7/11 Seaweed Fortune (3¼L) 12/1 43 51
11 Sep 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-8 t 8/14 Eternal Bloom (4¾L) 60/1 45 46
11
(11)
Yee Cheong Warrior silk
CD
Yee Cheong Warrior
J: Hugh Bowman
T: D J Hall
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Seemingly on a tough mark since narrow C&D win in September
-98140
Age: 6
Weight: 8-13
OR: 48
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-12 p 9/12 Win Win Fighter (3L) 16/1 48 53
30 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-10 p 8/12 Jade Phoenix (4¼L) 14/1 48 51
21 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-4 p 1/9 Charizard (hd) 161/10 43 59
25 May 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-6 p 4/11 Red Brick Fighter (2¼L) 9/1 45 57
11 May 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Y Hc 8-8 hp 10/12 Island Shine (6¾L) 22/1 47 49
9 Mar 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-11 hp 11/12 HK Dragon (7½L) 79/1 49 45
12
(7)
Bell Of Happiness silk
Bell Of Happiness ht
J: H T Mo 2
T: C W Chang
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (0%)
Has struggled to get competitive on his first four starts
-0000
Age: 4
Weight: 8-7
OR: 42
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-10 ht 10/11 Perfect To Great (15L) 224/1 46 29
14 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-11 ht1 11/12 Flying Silver (9½L) 184/1 49 41
1 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-10 b 11/12 Big Me (9L) 113/1 51 37
15 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd/Y Hc 8-5 b1 12/12 Ace One (12L) 103/1 52 25
13
(13)
Ai One silk
Ai One ht
T: Jimmy Ting
Not beaten far when midfield over C&D on both starts this season but now 0-13 in Hong Kong
-68097
Age: 6
Weight: 8-11
OR: 46
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-11 ht 6/12 Viva Popcorn (3L) 21/1 48 55
9 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-13 ht1 8/12 Rainbow Light (2L) 17/1 49 53
25 May 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-13 11/11 Red Brick Fighter (12L) 23/10F 52 42
23 Jan 22 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 9-3 9/13 Darci Joy (3¼L) 17/1 54 60
1 Jan 22 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 9-2 7/13 Darci Joy (3¾L) 63/10 55 61
8 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-2 3/12 Viva Hunter (1¼L) 29/10F 55 65
14
(14)
Mega Bonus silk
C
Mega Bonus v
T: P F Yiu
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 29 in the last 14 days (3%)
Narrow 6f winner in October; held since; improvement needed over new trip today
8-6132
Age: 5
Weight: 9-9
OR: 58
Days: 10
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Jan 23 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-9 v 8/12 Supreme Lucky (6¾L) 28/1 58 55
7 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-8 v 6/12 Gold Gold Baby (3½L) 9/1 58 61
30 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-4 v 1/12 Sunny And Gold (hd) 3/4F 53 67
5 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-3 v1 3/12 Sight Hero (1L) 16/5 52 64
22 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-12 p 2/12 Winning Icey (½L) 11/5F 51 64
27 Mar 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-0 12/14 My Ecstatic (11L) 15/2 52 40
Verdict

It might be worth chancing PALACE PAL, who suffered interference when below form over 1m3f here in November and is on a good mark now.

Verdict silk image
Palace Pal

Betting Forecast:

3/1 Lucky Gold,

9/2 Sunny Delight,

5/1 Fearless Fire,

Perfect To Great,

7/1 Palace Pal,

10/1 Super Baby,

12/1 Smiling City,

20/1 Billionaire Secret,

Packing Succeeder,

Yee Cheong Warrior,

33/1 Baby,

100/1 Bell Of Happiness

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