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Cleveland Handicap (Class 3) (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
(7)
Winning Dragon silk
CD
D
Winning Dragon ht
J: Angus Chung 10
T: A S Cruz
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 Trainer - 1 wins from 30 in the last 14 days (3%)
Dual C&D winner this season; benefits from Angus Chung's useful 10lb claim this time
-71158
Age: 5
Weight: 9-9
OR: 78
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 ht 7/12 Loyal Baby (3L) 11/1 78 87
7 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-2 ht 1/12 Red Majesty (¾L) 119/10 72 84
16 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-13 ht 1/12 Pegasus General (½L) 118/10 67 79
19 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-11 ht 5/12 Amazing One Plus (1¾L) 25/1 68 76
25 Sep 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 8-4 ht 8/14 Looking Great (3½L) 35/1 69 75
1 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd/Y Hc 9-1 ht 12/12 Nordic Sky (21L) 31/1 74 47
2
(11)
Comet Splendido silk
CD
D
BF
Comet Splendido t
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: C S Shum
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Has made the frame three consecutive times since his narrow C&D win in October
-43312
Age: 5
Weight: 9-6
OR: 75
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-4 t 4/12 Loyal Baby (2L) 13/10F 75 86
30 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 9f GF Hc 8-8 t 3/12 Nearly Fine (1½L) 9/5F 75 84
16 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-6 t 3/12 Winning Dragon (¾L) 11/5F 74 84
12 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-0 t 1/10 Majestic Victory (hd) 7/10F 69 81
28 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-9 t 2/11 Nearly Fine (2L) 6/5F 68 78
14 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-11 t 3/12 Nearly Fine (½L) 17/5 66 75
3
(12)
Encountered silk
CD
D
Encountered tb
J: Silvestre De Sousa
T: K L Man
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Emphatic C&D winner in first-time blinkers last month; not opposed lightly
-13563
Age: 4
Weight: 9-5
OR: 74
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-0 tb1 1/11 Gallant Waking (2¼L) 51/20 67 91
12 Nov 22 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-9 t 3/12 True Legend (9L) 10/1 68 64
23 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 8-12 t 5/11 Circuit Stellar (2L) 48/10 69 77
25 Sep 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 8-12 t 6/14 Looking Great (3L) 16/5 69 80
11 Sep 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-10 t 3/14 Gallant Crown (1¼L) 74/10 69 82
16 Jul 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-5 t 1/14 Powerful Wings (1L) 199/1 63 82
4
(4)
Master Montaro silk
Master Montaro e/s
J: K C Leung
T: L Ho
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 34 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (0%)
Out of form over 7f for David Hayes this season; now with a new stable
-09600
Age: 6
Weight: 9-4
OR: 73
Days: 52
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Nov 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-4 p 14/14 Good Buddy (12½L) 64/1 75 55
6 Nov 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-1 p 9/11 Erimo (5¼L) 20/1 77 77
16 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-8 6/14 Happy Daily (2½L) 38/1 78 81
9 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-9 10/14 Erimo (5¾L) 33/1 80 80
11 Sep 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-7 10/11 Good Luck Friend (5L) 9/1 82 76
10 Jul 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-9 p 8/14 Circuit Stellar (5L) 77/1 85 86
5
(8)
Master Delight silk
D
Master Delight b
J: Zac Purton
T: J Size
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 28 in the last 14 days (4%)
Well below best form this season but booking of Zac Purton catches the eye
-00008
Age: 5
Weight: 9-3
OR: 72
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-4 b 12/12 Loyal Baby (7¾L) 55/1 75 73
16 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-8 b 10/12 Winning Dragon (2½L) 49/1 76 82
19 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-9 b 12/12 Amazing One Plus (6¼L) 24/1 78 76
1 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-8 b 12/12 All For St Paul's (7½L) 13/1 80 72
11 Sep 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-6 b 8/11 Good Luck Friend (3½L) 21/1 81 79
16 Jul 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-7 b 7/12 Lucky Sweynesse (5L) 17/1 83 81
6
(10)
Rocket Spade silk
D
Rocket Spade t
J: Hugh Bowman
T: C Fownes
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Began season with two good effort over 7f; today's return to 1m is sure to suit; player
-53675
Age: 5
Weight: 9-3
OR: 72
Days: 31
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Dec 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-2 t 5/14 Super Sunny Sing (2¼L) 15/1 73 78
20 Nov 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-2 t 3/14 Good Buddy (1½L) 23/1 73 83
29 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 9f Fs Hc 9-4 et 6/14 Romantic Combo (6L) 11/2 77 77
7 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-6 tb 7/10 Looking Cool (5¾L) 7/1 79 80
20 Apr 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-6 tb 5/11 Gorytus (1¼L) 79/10 79 87
20 Mar 22 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd 4y 9-0 tb 13/14 Romantic Warrior (23L) 25/1 80 57
7
(6)
Maldives silk
CD
D
Maldives b
J: L J Ferraris
T: D J Hall
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 27 in the last 14 days (4%)
Denied clear run when fifth over C&D two weeks ago; well handicapped now; considered
-55708
Age: 6
Weight: 9-1
OR: 70
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-1 b 5/12 Loyal Baby (2¼L) 10/1 72 82
11 Dec 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-6 b 5/14 Dragon's Luck (2¾L) 31/1 74 77
6 Nov 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 7-12 b 7/14 Beautyverse (3¼L) 26/1 76 80
19 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-8 b1 10/12 Amazing One Plus (5½L) 78/10 77 76
1 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-7 8/14 Amazing Victory (4¾L) 10/1 78 81
13 Jul 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-8 6/12 Packing Award (3L) 9/1 79 82
8
(1)
Gift Of Lifeline silk
CD
C
D
Gift Of Lifeline b
J: Karis Teetan
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
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (0%)
Finished well for fourth over C&D on first two starts this season; not in same form since
-94473
Age: 7
Weight: 8-12
OR: 67
Days: 45
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Nov 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-13 b 9/14 Sweet Encounter (4L) 47/1 69 76
19 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-0 b 4/12 Amazing One Plus (1¼L) 9/1 69 78
21 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-11 b 4/9 The Anomaly (¾L) 76/10 68 80
22 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-7 b 7/12 Nothing New (5L) 11/1 69 70
1 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-7 b 3/11 Dr Winning (½L) 10/1 68 79
25 May 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-7 b 3/8 My Ecstatic (¾L) 9/1 67 78
9
(9)
Trader silk
Trader tp
J: Antoine Hamelin
T: P C Ng
Gained all three wins over 6f and has looked a non-stayer on recent attempts at 1m
-07841
Age: 5
Weight: 8-10
OR: 65
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-9 tp 11/12 Loyal Baby (6¾L) 68/1 66 66
4 Dec 22 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-8 tp 7/14 Handsome Twelve (5L) 24/1 67 67
27 Nov 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Sl Hc 8-11 tp 8/12 Fiery Diamond (11½L) 69/10 67 51
6 Nov 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-0 tp 4/11 Erimo (4L) 13/1 67 70
26 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-13 tp 1/11 Youthful Deal (1½L) 9/5F 60 75
12 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-6 tp 9/9 Street Scream (6¾L) 36/5 61 58
10
(2)
Seaweed Fortune silk
CD
Seaweed Fortune tv
J: C Y Ho
T: K W Lui
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 10 wins from 36 in the last 14 days (28%)
Won in lower-grade company in September but others in this line-up look better handicapped
-83195
Age: 7
Weight: 8-7
OR: 62
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
30 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 9f GF Hc 8-6 tv 8/12 Nearly Fine (4L) 9/1 62 67
30 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-9 tv 3/10 Red Majesty (2¾L) 84/10 62 70
28 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-6 tv 1/11 Amazing Boy (¾L) 103/10 57 73
15 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd/Y Hc 9-5 tv 9/14 Sparky Star (6½L) 10/1 58 60
16 Feb 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-6 tv 5/12 Bulletproof (3¼L) 68/10 59 62
19 Jan 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-6 tv 4/12 Viva Popcorn (2¾L) 77/10 59 66
11
(3)
Stoicism silk
C
Stoicism tb
J: L Hewitson
T: Richard Gibson
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 15 in the last 14 days (0%)
Has struggled to make a significant impact since returned to this higher grade this term
-06951
Age: 6
Weight: 8-7
OR: 62
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-1 tb 10/12 Capital Legend (4L) 76/1 64 63
12 Nov 22 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-8 tb 6/12 True Legend (11L) 27/1 65 54
5 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-12 tb 9/9 Adios (12L) 18/1 65 41
14 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-11 tb 5/12 Beauty Glory (2½L) 26/1 65 73
8 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Y Hc 9-7 tb1 1/12 Leslie (shd) 103/20 60 74
18 May 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-7 tp 2/12 Oversubscribed (½L) 11/1 60 72
12
(5)
Dragon Delight silk
Dragon Delight
J: M L Yeung
T: David A Hayes
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 23 in the last 14 days (4%)
Made quiet start to HK career but last month's 6f run was more encouraging
-50001
Age: 4
Weight: 8-6
OR: 61
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-8 5/12 Capital Legend (1¼L) 164/1 61 69
16 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-6 12/12 Gold Marquis (19½L) 60/1 61 14
19 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-8 10/12 Excellent Peers (4L) 110/1 63 64
1 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-6 10/14 Amazing Victory (5¾L) 43/1 63 64
11 Dec 21 Wgr Wangaratta 7f Gd Md 9-2 1/12 The Ballet Dancer (1¾L) 19/20F - -
13
(13)
All Riches silk
All Riches p
T: P F Yiu
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 29 in the last 14 days (3%)
Good second over 7f in November; bit more needed on this first attempt at 1m
-62711
Age: 5
Weight: 8-9
OR: 64
Days: 38
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Dec 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-7 p 6/14 Amazing Victory (4¼L) 32/5 64 65
6 Nov 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-6 p 2/11 Erimo (2½L) 61/10 63 70
1 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-4 p 7/14 Amazing Victory (4¾L) 54/10 61 65
10 Jul 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-4 p 1/14 Plikclone (1¼L) 39/10 55 70
12 Jun 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-10 p 1/14 Super Red Dragon (2½L) 61/10 47 64
15 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd/Y Hc 8-9 p 7/14 Sparky Star (5¼L) 9/2 48 54
14
(14)
Master Tornado silk
Master Tornado t
T: W Y So
Ex-Australian 4yo who has shown only minor promise on his first three Hong Kong starts
-79923
Age: 4
Weight: 8-8
OR: 63
Days: 18
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Dec 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-8 7/14 Marado (4¼L) 20/1 65 68
16 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-12 9/12 Excellent Peers (5L) 78/1 67 63
19 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-12 9/12 Gallant Waking (4¼L) 51/1 67 66
Verdict

This can go to ROCKET SPADE, who began this season with two good 7f runs and ought to be seen to even better effect now back over 1m.

Verdict silk image
Rocket Spade

Betting Forecast:

5/2 Encountered,

9/2 Rocket Spade,

6/1 Winning Dragon,

7/1 Comet Splendido,

Maldives,

8/1 Master Delight,

12/1 Dragon Delight,

16/1 Gift Of Lifeline,

20/1 Master Montaro,

Seaweed Fortune,

50/1 Trader,

Stoicism

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