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Murray Handicap (Div I) (Class 5) (3yo+) (Course C) (Turf) Racecard

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

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(5)
Dazzling Fellow silk
Dazzling Fellow b
J: Hugh Bowman
T: D J Hall
0-8; posted a career best on New Year's day; should be suited by today's step up in trip
2-7007
Age: 5
Weight: 9-9
OR: 40
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Jan 23 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-9 b1 2/14 Jiangxi Stamina (2¾L) 33/10 40 53
18 Dec 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-5 7/14 Kasi Farasi (4L) 133/1 42 47
30 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-6 12/12 High Rise Soldier (6¼L) 85/1 44 43
9 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-10 t 10/12 Island Surprise (5¾L) 71/1 46 43
12 Jun 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-12 t 7/14 Leather Vanguard (4¾L) 45/1 49 48
7 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-12 t 8/12 Faulds (5½L) 17/1 51 51
2
(4)
Blustitch silk
Blustitch tb
J: Alexis Badel
T: A T Millard
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 15 in the last 14 days (0%)
Struggled to make any impact in his last handful of starts; drops down in grade
0-0048
Age: 4
Weight: 9-7
OR: 38
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Jan 23 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-4 tb 11/12 Happy Soul (7¾L) 50/1 41 32
11 Dec 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-6 tb 10/14 Circuit Mighty (8¾L) 126/1 43 32
30 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-7 tb 12/12 Jumbo Legend (6½L) 22/1 45 36
12 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-8 tb1 4/12 Jumbo Legend (4¼L) 108/1 47 53
28 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-13 t 8/12 Hercules (5¼L) 27/1 49 49
22 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-12 t 10/12 Sergeant Pepper (6L) 148/1 52 47
3
(3)
Concerto silk
Concerto t
J: Silvestre De Sousa
T: Jimmy Ting
0-7; yet to build on a pleasing seasonal debut in October; needs to bounce back
8-7300
Age: 6
Weight: 9-7
OR: 38
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Jan 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-5 t 8/12 Kung Fu Tea (3¾L) 14/1 40 44
23 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-6 t 7/12 Red Brick Fighter (5¼L) 21/1 41 51
19 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-4 t 3/12 Exceptional Nice (1½L) 86/1 41 52
25 Jun 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-9 tb 10/14 Indigenous Realm (7¼L) 163/1 47 40
24 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-12 tb1 12/14 Kung Fu Tea (9¾L) 260/1 50 35
23 Mar 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Y Hc 8-13 t 11/12 Triple Triple (8½L) 88/1 52 40
4
(7)
Glorious Lover silk
Glorious Lover b
J: Karis Teetan
T: C H Yip
0-32; placed in better company last season but comes with obvious risks attached
-00906
Age: 7
Weight: 9-7
OR: 38
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-3 b 11/12 Viva Popcorn (6¼L) 24/1 42 41
12 Nov 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-13 12/14 Marado (7¼L) 48/1 45 41
5 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-9 9/9 Noble Steed (39+L) 73/10 46 -
16 Jul 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-12 v 14/14 Ice Legend (22L) 20/1 48 -
23 Mar 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Y Hc 8-12 v1 6/11 Lucky Missile (4L) 9/1 50 55
2 Mar 22 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-1 b 8/12 Nothing Impossible (3¼L) 84/10 52 58
5
(6)
Daily Beauty silk
CD
C
D
Daily Beauty v
J: C Y Ho
T: C Fownes
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C
3 x Course Winner - Won 3 times before at this course
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Snapped a long losing sequence ten days ago; remains on a workable mark
1-8205
Age: 7
Weight: 9-1
OR: 32
Days: 10
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Jan 23 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-10 v 1/14 Colourful Baron (¾L) 19/2 27 40
24 Dec 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 8-11 v 8/14 Boys Party (2½L) 10/1 27 41
4 Dec 22 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-9 v 2/14 Run Des Run (nk) 27/1 25 40
30 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 9f GF Hc 8-8 b 11/12 Flying Silver (13½L) 21/1 25 19
9 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-10 b 5/11 London Luckystar (3L) 47/10 27 38
12 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-1 b 5/12 London Luckystar (3L) 9/1 29 40
6
(8)
Tsuen Wan Glory silk
Tsuen Wan Glory ht
J: L J Ferraris
T: K L Man
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (4%)
Yet to show anything more than minor promise after nine starts; others preferred
6-7060
Age: 5
Weight: 9-1
OR: 32
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Jan 23 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-3 ht 6/14 Divine Era (8L) 39/1 34 39
4 Dec 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-6 ht 7/12 The Multiplier (5¾L) 16/1 37 39
26 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-8 ht1 10/12 Diamond Soars (8½L) 19/1 39 23
25 Sep 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-3 t 6/12 Good Buddy (4L) 147/1 40 39
5 Jun 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-7 b 13/13 Tuchel (15½L) 92/1 45 21
1 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd/Y Hc 8-5 b 14/14 Cheval Valiant (11L) 78/1 50 23
7
(12)
Hang's Choice silk
Hang's Choice tb
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: W Y So
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 28 in the last 14 days (0%)
Responded well to blinkers last month but his recent run was a backward step
-0608/
Age: 5
Weight: 8-12
OR: 29
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-1 tb 10/12 Flash Famous (5½L) 28/1 32 35
23 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-1 tb1 6/12 Theta Hedge (3¾L) 88/1 34 46
28 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-3 ht 10/12 Kokushi Musou (9½L) 93/1 40 27
9 Mar 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-6 ht 8/12 HK Dragon (5¾L) 133/1 42 42
17 Nov 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-7 ht 9/12 Regency Star (6¼L) 60/1 45 40
13 Jun 21 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd 9-0 ht 8/8 California Spangle (12½L) 71/1 - -
8
(1)
Splendid Star silk
Splendid Star
J: M L Yeung
T: L Ho
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (0%)
Nine starts to date but yet to make any real impact in any; steps back up in trip
-09000
Age: 4
Weight: 8-9
OR: 26
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-13 v1 10/12 Telecom Missile (5¼L) 31/1 29 26
23 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-13 9/12 Theta Hedge (5L) 84/1 32 41
23 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-2 12/14 El Jefe (12½L) 54/1 35 24
19 Jun 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-3 11/14 California Vanes (6½L) 209/1 41 34
16 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-5 12/13 Unicornbaby (5¼L) 167/1 44 43
16 Mar 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-7 12/12 Like That (8½L) 161/1 47 36
9
(2)
Fortune Master silk
Fortune Master tb
J: Zac Purton
T: Jamie Richards
Has shown improvement since switching stable this term; dangerous off his current mark
-74580
Age: 6
Weight: 8-8
OR: 25
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-8 tb 7/12 Medic Elite (3¾L) 32/5 25 34
9 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-10 tb 4/11 London Luckystar (2¼L) 12/1 27 39
23 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-12 tb 5/14 El Jefe (4¾L) 67/10 29 39
5 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-0 tb 8/12 Happy Gathering (2¾L) 3/1F 30 39
12 Mar 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-3 b 13/14 Team Goodluck (12L) 40/1 36 19
30 Jan 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-7 b 12/14 Young Victory (8¾L) 42/1 39 29
10
(10)
Golden Four silk
Golden Four
J: Luke Currie
T: C W Chang
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 13 in the last 14 days (0%)
Ran well when making the frame over C&D last month; 11lb below his last winning mark
-37607
Age: 8
Weight: 8-7
OR: 24
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-7 3/12 Medic Elite (2½L) 30/1 24 38
30 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-9 7/12 Circuit Spiritanto (6¾L) 19/1 26 31
5 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-0 6/12 Passing Fashion (3L) 31/1 28 40
18 Sep 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-12 12/14 Winwin Thirtythree (11L) 22/1 30 26
5 Jun 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-0 7/14 Royal Agility (6¼L) 22/1 33 31
16 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-1 10/14 Red Brick Fighter (6L) 20/1 35 43
11
(11)
Shenron silk
Shenron v 1
J: Jerry Chau 2
T: P C Ng
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 23 in the last 14 days (4%)
Started well for Pierre Ng but his last handful of starts have been below par
6-0002
Age: 5
Weight: 8-9
OR: 24
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Jan 23 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 e/s 6/12 Alloy King (2¾L) 13/1 26 38
21 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-13 het 11/12 Telecom Missile (6½L) 17/1 29 22
18 Dec 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-12 het 11/14 Joyful Genius (8L) 17/1 29 26
16 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-12 he 11/12 Jazz Steed (7¾L) 12/5F 29 20
12 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-11 he 2/12 Star Of Wuyi (nse) 66/10 28 47
5 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-11 he 4/12 Sunny And Gold (1½L) 24/1 28 38
12
(9)
Smiling Face silk
CD
Smiling Face tb
J: L Hewitson
T: Douglas Whyte
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C&D winner last season; yet to replicate that effort in six starts this term
9-7589
Age: 6
Weight: 8-5
OR: 22
Days: 10
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Jan 23 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-7 tb 9/14 Daily Beauty (6¼L) 13/1 24 22
14 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 11f Gd Hc 8-9 tb 7/12 Management Folks (8L) 9/1 26 26
7 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-10 tb 5/12 Medic Elite (3L) 34/1 27 38
23 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-12 t 8/12 Theta Hedge (4¼L) 15/1 29 40
12 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-2 t 9/12 London Luckystar (7L) 59/10 30 32
28 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-9 t 5/12 All Is Ready (1¾L) 39/10F 30 44
13
(13)
Brilliant Eight silk
Brilliant Eight
T: Y S Tsui
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 11 in the last 14 days (0%)
Well down the field in all six career outings; impossible to recommend at present.
-00000
Age: 4
Weight: 9-4
OR: 35
Days: 70
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-4 11/12 Super Commander (9¾L) 128/1 40 21
6 Nov 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-3 12/12 Brave Dreams (10L) 80/1 40 22
6 Jul 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-7 11/12 Compassion Super (6¾L) 50/1 46 36
12 Jun 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-10 13/14 All Riches (13L) 129/1 49 30
16 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-11 13/13 Unicornbaby (10½L) 179/1 52 36
20 Mar 22 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-13 14/14 Run Run Cool (13L) 73/1 52 29
14
(14)
Fortune President silk
Fortune President
T: Y S Tsui
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 11 in the last 14 days (0%)
Showed progress when midfield in a Class 4 event last month; outside claims
-60000
Age: 4
Weight: 9-7
OR: 38
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-2 6/11 Perfect To Great (4¼L) 124/1 40 49
20 Nov 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-3 b 13/14 Mighty Stride (7¾L) 131/1 43 30
12 Jun 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-12 b 11/14 Leather Vanguard (10½L) 176/1 49 33
18 May 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-11 b 12/12 Charming Steed (7½L) 136/1 52 39
10 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-12 b1 10/12 Wonderful Warrior (8¼L) 84/1 52 36
Verdict

Preference is for FORTUNE MASTER, who has taken a step forward for Jamie Richards this season and looks set to strike.

Verdict silk image
Fortune Master

Betting Forecast:

5/2 Fortune Master,

11/2 Daily Beauty,

6/1 Dazzling Fellow,

7/1 Glorious Lover,

8/1 Concerto,

12/1 Blustitch,

Smiling Face,

14/1 Splendid Star,

Golden Four,

16/1 Shenron,

20/1 Tsuen Wan Glory,

25/1 Hang's Choice

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