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11 January 2023
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Causeway Handicap (Class 3) (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
(2)
Star Brite silk
CD
D
Star Brite tp
J: Hugh Bowman
T: K W Lui
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
In career-best form at end of last year and is well drawn today; ought to be in the mix
-42174
Age: 5
Weight: 9-9
OR: 80
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-9 tp 4/12 Yo Beauty (½L) 36/5 80 91
23 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-9 tp 2/10 Power Koepp (nk) 18/1 78 88
9 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-6 tp 1/12 Xponential (nse) 103/10 73 83
1 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-6 tp 7/11 Oriental Smoke (5½L) 18/1 74 68
18 Sep 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 9-8 tp 4/9 Setanta (1¼L) 12/1 74 83
1 Jul 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Y/Sft Hc 9-7 tp 12/12 Power Koepp (18½L) 12/1 74 33
2
(4)
Yo Beauty silk
CD
Yo Beauty htp
J: Angus Chung 10
T: A S Cruz
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 30 in the last 14 days (3%)
Front-runner; in very good form this season; ought to go well under a good 10lb claimer
-12213
Age: 6
Weight: 9-5
OR: 76
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-0 htp 1/12 Armour Eagle (nse) 89/10 71 83
23 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-7 htp 2/10 Beauty Tycoon (1¾L) 6/4 71 82
19 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-0 htp 2/12 Gallant Waking (½L) 14/1 69 80
28 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-10 htp 1/10 Excellent Peers (½L) 8/5F 64 77
13 Jul 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-11 htp 3/12 Our Lucky Glory (2½L) 19/10F 65 74
22 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 htp 2/12 Nicconi County (nk) 10/1 63 75
3
(6)
Humble Star silk
CD
Humble Star t
J: Jerry Chau 2
T: P C Ng
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (4%)
Awarded C&D event on recent Hong Kong debut; could easily have more to offer
-119/5
Age: 4
Weight: 9-0
OR: 71
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-7 t 1/11 California Cible (shd) 41/5 65 79
1 Jan 22 Kns Kensington 6.5f Sft 3yHc 8-7 b1 9/9 I Am Lethal (7¾L) 9/1 - -
17 Dec 21 Cnt Canterbury Park 6f Gd Hc 9-2 5/8 Kir Royale (2½L) 10/1 - -
4
(12)
Armour Eagle silk
CD
Armour Eagle tb
J: Zac Purton
T: Jamie Richards
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Shade unlucky when very close second over C&D last month; poorly drawn today, though
-29460
Age: 5
Weight: 8-13
OR: 70
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-11 tb 2/12 Yo Beauty (nse) 13/1 68 80
23 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-1 tb 9/10 Power Koepp (7L) 69/10 70 58
16 Jul 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-3 tb 4/14 Lucky Eight (1½L) 20/1 70 75
6 Jul 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-1 t 6/12 Ping Hai Galaxy (5L) 8/1 72 69
19 Jun 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-1 tb 10/14 Eight Trigrams (5½L) 9/1 74 68
29 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-3 tb1 6/14 Shining Gem (4L) 22/1 75 80
5
(3)
Midori Beauty silk
D
Midori Beauty t
J: L Hewitson
T: W Y So
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (0%)
In the frame on all four appearances this season; has very obvious each-way claims again
-44422
Age: 4
Weight: 8-13
OR: 70
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Dec 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-12 t 4/12 Lightning Bolt (1¼L) 5/1 69 78
27 Nov 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Sl Hc 9-1 t 4/12 Fiery Diamond (4¾L) 17/10F 69 74
23 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 9-2 t 4/14 King Land (1L) 53/10 69 77
1 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-11 t 2/10 Happy Sharing (¾L) 8/5F 66 78
1 Jul 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Y/Sft Hc 8-10 t 2/12 Power Koepp (¾L) 66/10 63 78
19 Jun 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-5 t 14/14 Eight Trigrams (16L) 23/5 64 25
6
(11)
Xponential silk
CD
D
Xponential tb
J: Antoine Hamelin
T: Douglas Whyte
CD
3 x C&D Winner - Won 3 times before on this course at this distance
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
In good form but has very little margin for error off current mark and is drawn wide
-52345
Age: 7
Weight: 8-13
OR: 70
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-2 tb 5/12 Adios (2¾L) 13/2 70 73
9 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-1 tb 2/12 Star Brite (nse) 15/1 68 78
5 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-1 tb 3/9 Adios (2¼L) 66/10 68 75
14 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-0 tb 4/12 Beauty Glory (1¾L) 28/1 68 78
10 Jul 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-11 tb 5/12 Beauty Charge (4¼L) 10/1 68 63
8 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Y Hc 8-9 tb 6/12 Be Ready (3½L) 9/1 68 68
7
(9)
Lucky Eight silk
D
Lucky Eight p
J: K C Leung
T: P F Yiu
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 34 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 29 in the last 14 days (3%)
Placed over C&D from wide stall last month and not yet fully exposed; one to consider
-34851
Age: 4
Weight: 8-11
OR: 68
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-12 p 3/11 Humble Star (1¼L) 24/1 68 78
4 Dec 22 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 8-12 p 4/14 Quadruple Double (2½L) 41/5 68 72
12 Nov 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 9-2 p 8/14 Phoenix Light (3¾L) 57/10 68 66
1 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-11 5/10 Happy Sharing (3¾L) 37/10 68 70
16 Jul 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-9 1/14 Power Koepp (shd) 23/20F 62 72
19 Jun 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-1 1/14 Chicken Dance (2¼L) 13/10F 52 65
8
(10)
Talents Supremo silk
D
Talents Supremo
J: Alexis Badel
T: Richard Gibson
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 15 in the last 14 days (0%)
Dual 6f winner in Britain but made a low-key Hong Kong debut last month
-0531/
Age: 4
Weight: 8-10
OR: 67
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-13 10/12 California Deeply (8¾L) 68/1 67 50
7 Jul 22 Nmk Newmarket (July) 6f GF 23yHc 8-11 b1 5/19 Lethal Levi (3¼L) 10/1 93 95
23 Jun 22 Nmk Newmarket (July) 7f Gd 2Hc 9-2 3/5 Pensiero D'Amore (3¼L) 5/4F 95 90
14 May 22 Don Doncaster 6f GF 5Nv 9-11 1/7 Gabriella's Spirit (½L) 1/12F 98 86
23 Oct 21 Don Doncaster 6f Sft 2yL 9-1 2/7 Flaming Rib (1L) 6/4F - 98
17 Sep 21 Nby Newbury 6f GS 42yMd 9-5 1/11 Witch Hunter (nk) 12/1 - 81
9
(8)
Divine Shining silk
Divine Shining t
J: L J Ferraris
T: Jimmy Ting
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 27 in the last 14 days (4%)
Made quite a promising Hong Kong debut when midfield over C&D last month; not ruled out
-7/041
Age: 4
Weight: 8-9
OR: 66
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-9 7/12 Yo Beauty (2½L) 25/1 66 70
10
(5)
Howdeepisyourlove silk
CD
Howdeepisyourlove
J: Karis Teetan
T: J Size
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 28 in the last 14 days (4%)
Came good at third attempt, with quite comfortable C&D win last month; up in grade today
-193
Age: 3
Weight: 8-4
OR: 61
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-3 1/12 Sixth Generation (2L) 13/10F 52 69
7 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-2 9/12 Gold Gold Baby (4½L) 57/10 52 53
16 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-1 3/12 Savvy Chic (2L) 39/10 52 63
11
(1)
Savvy Chic silk
CD
BF
Savvy Chic t
J: Silvestre De Sousa
T: F C Lor
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Unexposed 4yo; won over C&D in November and has the plum inside draw today; up in grade
-210
Age: 4
Weight: 8-4
OR: 61
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-9 t 2/12 King Eccellente (½L) 6/4F 59 70
16 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-1 t 1/12 Colonel (1¼L) 137/10 52 64
16 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 9-2 t 11/14 Pleasant Endeavor (5½L) 14/1 52 44
12
(7)
Spangle Fortune silk
Spangle Fortune t
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: K L Man
Well down the field at triple-digit odds on all three Hong Kong starts
-00032
Age: 4
Weight: 8-4
OR: 61
Days: 31
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Dec 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-7 t 11/14 Dragon's Luck (4½L) 260/1 63 61
12 Nov 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF 3yHc 8-12 t 13/14 Stunning Impact (13L) 139/1 65 44
23 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-12 t 13/14 King Land (8¼L) 148/1 65 51
15 Feb 22 Cha Chantilly 6.5f St 3y 9-0 t 3/8 Kingentleman (1L) 59/10 - 85
26 Jan 22 Dea Deauville 7.5f St 3y 9-0 t 2/6 Mr Coalville (¾L) 3/1 - 85
16 Dec 21 Dea Deauville 6.5f St 2y 9-2 t 1/10 Gordon Break (snk) 19/5 - 85
13
(13)
Goodban Banbanbang silk
Goodban Banbanbang t
T: C S Shum
Began Hong Kong career with two very disappointing efforts last month
-00/42
Age: 4
Weight: 8-8
OR: 65
Days: 18
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
24 Dec 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-11 t 13/14 Flagship Warrior (12L) 239/1 67 41
4 Dec 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-10 t 10/14 Amazing Victory (7¼L) 237/1 67 60
9 Oct 21 Sao Cidade Jardim 10f Sft 3yG1 9-0 4/11 Iene Fortune (4¾L) 18/5 - -
4 Sep 21 Sao Cidade Jardim 8f GS 3yG1 9-0 2/12 Dynamic Spirit (6¼L) 17/5 - -
14
(14)
Hyper Dragon Ball silk
Hyper Dragon Ball
T: T P Yung
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (0%)
Made just a mildly encouraging Hong Kong debut when seventh over C&D last month
-71132
Age: 5
Weight: 8-6
OR: 63
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-7 7/12 Nordic Dragon (5½L) 78/1 63 61
15 Jul 21 Gfd Gosford 6f Hy Md 9-4 b1 6/7 Daichi (6¾L) 12/5 - -
Verdict

Unexposed 4yo SAVVY CHIC has the ideal draw from which to attack and may be able to overcome today's rise in grade.

Verdict silk image
Savvy Chic

Betting Forecast:

4/1 Howdeepisyourlove,

11/2 Savvy Chic,

6/1 Star Brite,

Yo Beauty,

Humble Star,

7/1 Armour Eagle,

8/1 Midori Beauty,

Lucky Eight,

20/1 Divine Shining,

25/1 Xponential,

66/1 Talents Supremo,

100/1 Spangle Fortune

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