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18 January 2023
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Club Handicap (Div I) (Class 4) (3yo+) (Course C) (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
(11)
Super Vince silk
Super Vince t
J: Karis Teetan
T: F C Lor
Weakened out of a better race at Sha Tin latest; not written off down in grade.
8-608/
Age: 4
Weight: 9-9
OR: 60
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Jan 23 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-5 t 8/10 Atullibigeal (4½L) 56/10 61 61
23 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-7 t 6/10 Power Koepp (2L) 25/1 62 67
23 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 8-8 t 11/12 Superb Boy (5¾L) 21/1 64 55
14 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-11 t 8/10 Valiant Elegance (5¼L) 51/10 64 56
4 Dec 21 Pak Pakenham 5f Gd 3yHc 8-13 t 2/8 Marine One (1¾L) 8/1 - 89
2
(2)
Telecom Speed silk
D
Telecom Speed
J: Hugh Bowman
T: Y S Tsui
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 11 in the last 14 days (0%)
Best HK effort came over C&D; drops 2lb and in grade; interesting from a good draw.
-9508/
Age: 5
Weight: 9-9
OR: 60
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-5 9/12 Yo Beauty (4¾L) 20/1 62 59
16 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-4 5/12 Excellent Peers (1½L) 126/1 62 68
23 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-11 10/14 King Land (4½L) 174/1 64 61
1 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-10 8/11 Oriental Smoke (10L) 72/1 64 44
19 May 21 Kns Kensington 5.5f Gd Hc 9-0 3/10 Shadow Crush (nk) 10/1 - -
24 Apr 21 Kmb Kembla Grange 6f Gd Hc 9-2 1/9 Global Queen (shd) 19/5 - -
3
(5)
Kokushi Musou silk
CD
Kokushi Musou t
J: C Y Ho
T: C Fownes
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Dual C&D winner; eased 1lb but still looks in the grip of the handicapper.
-88910
Age: 5
Weight: 9-7
OR: 58
Days: 52
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Nov 22 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 9-9 ht 8/13 We Are Hero (8L) 21/1 59 56
19 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-4 ht 8/11 Lucky Archangel (4½L) 23/1 59 57
14 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-9 ht 9/11 Our Class Act (3½L) 9/1 59 64
28 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-2 ht 1/12 Hero Star (½L) 43/10 53 71
19 Jun 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-3 ht 12/14 Lucky Eight (12L) 19/1 54 28
11 May 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Y Hc 9-1 ht 4/12 Island Shine (2½L) 20/1 54 69
4
(1)
Faribault silk
C
Faribault b
J: Harry Bentley
T: P C Ng
C
3 x Course Winner - Won 3 times before at this course
Up 5lb for his latest all out success (5f) so will need to pull out more to add to it.
1-1242
Age: 5
Weight: 9-6
OR: 57
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Jan 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-1 b 1/11 Universal Crown (shd) 167/20 52 64
21 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-13 b 1/12 Juneau Flash (½L) 6/5F 46 60
7 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-8 b 2/12 Handsome Rebel (¾L) 66/10 45 56
23 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-5 b1 4/12 Amazing Rocky (1½L) 9/1 45 56
20 Apr 22 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-6 2/12 Super Commander (nk) 77/10 44 56
6 Apr 22 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-5 5/12 Multimore (2¾L) 31/10J 44 49
5
(9)
Hercules silk
CD
Hercules tb
J: Angus Chung 10
T: C H Yip
CD
3 x C&D Winner - Won 3 times before on this course at this distance
Has looked exposed on his last two starts but useful 10lb claim not to be underestimated.
0-7621
Age: 7
Weight: 9-2
OR: 53
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Jan 23 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-4 tb 11/12 King Eccellente (4¾L) 61/1 54 50
21 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-5 tb 7/12 Howdeepisyourlove (5¾L) 12/1 54 53
23 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-4 tb 6/11 Nordic Dragon (4¼L) 22/1 54 66
19 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-2 tb 2/11 Lucky Archangel (nk) 8/1 52 63
28 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-11 tb 1/12 Exuberant (½L) 43/10 47 63
14 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-11 tb 3/10 Winning Icey (½L) 4/1 46 60
6
(8)
Island Surprise silk
CD
Island Surprise tb
J: Silvestre De Sousa
T: K L Man
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C&D winner; produced a career best when just held (C&D) latest; up 2lb; contender.
-24132
Age: 5
Weight: 8-11
OR: 48
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-10 tb 2/12 Hardly Swears (nk) 43/10 46 60
7 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-10 tb 4/12 Gold Gold Baby (2½L) 87/10 46 53
9 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-5 tb 1/12 Rattan Kingdom (¾L) 49/20 41 56
5 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-9 tb 3/12 Sunny And Gold (½L) 33/10 40 53
21 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-6 tb 2/11 Fortune Hero (nk) 6/4F 38 53
6 Jul 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-4 tb 8/11 Wind Speeder (6L) 22/5 41 36
7
(12)
Fortune Carrier silk
CD
Fortune Carrier tb
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: C S Shum
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 28 in the last 14 days (0%)
C&D winner; returned from a lengthy break to go very close (C&D) latest; up 2lb; player.
2-9063
Age: 5
Weight: 8-10
OR: 47
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Jan 23 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-7 tb 2/12 Top Top Tea (shd) 23/1 45 56
15 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd/Y Hc 8-6 tb 9/12 Ace One (5½L) 10/1 48 42
24 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-9 11/14 Lucky Quality (12½L) 13/2 50 28
20 Mar 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-12 6/14 Eternal Bloom (1¼L) 15/2 50 53
20 Feb 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd/Y Hc 9-0 3/13 Voyage Bubble (3L) 26/1 50 52
19 Jan 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-0 tb 10/12 Shadow Runner (5L) 16/1 52 49
8
(10)
King Of The Court silk
King Of The Court b 1
J: L Hewitson
T: Douglas Whyte
Went close (6f) on his penultimate start; weakened out of latest start; much more needed.
-02006
Age: 5
Weight: 8-8
OR: 45
Days: 101
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-8 13/14 Beauty Eternal (15L) 42/10 45 14
25 Sep 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-6 2/12 Good Buddy (¾L) 51/10 43 52
25 Jun 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-9 tp 12/14 Nunchuks (5¾L) 9/1 46 45
22 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-9 tp 10/14 Stunning Impact (4¾L) 87/10 48 51
16 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-10 p 6/13 Unicornbaby (1¾L) 12/1 49 57
27 Mar 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-13 p 7/14 My Ecstatic (4¾L) 30/1 51 56
9
(4)
Colonel silk
CD
Colonel v
J: Antoine Hamelin
T: P F Yiu
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 21 in the last 14 days (0%)
Dual C&D winner; sliding in the handicap but others press stronger claims.
6-6257
Age: 6
Weight: 8-6
OR: 43
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Jan 23 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-9 v 6/12 Top Top Tea (2½L) 20/1 45 49
14 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-9 6/12 E Brother (4½L) 16/1 45 45
16 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-7 2/12 Savvy Chic (1¼L) 9/1 44 52
19 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-10 5/11 Lucky Archangel (3½L) 51/10 46 46
5 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-12 7/11 Lucky Gor (5¾L) 14/1 48 41
21 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-11 6/12 Durham Star (2¾L) 23/5 48 54
10
(3)
Cordyceps One silk
C
Cordyceps One hb
J: Ruan Maia
T: K W Lui
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
Dual 1m course winner; drops again in trip but needs to improve on his 6f efforts.
9-8668
Age: 5
Weight: 8-6
OR: 43
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Jan 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-10 hb 9/12 Kung Fu Tea (4½L) 11/2 45 47
7 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-10 b 8/12 Fearless Fire (5¼L) 69/10 46 45
9 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-11 hb 6/12 Rainbow Light (1½L) 48/10 47 52
19 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-10 hb 6/12 Exceptional Nice (2½L) 53/10 47 56
21 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-10 hb 8/12 Durham Star (3½L) 8/1 47 51
28 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-5 hb 1/11 Jade Phoenix (1L) 43/10 42 56
11
(6)
Flying On The Turf silk
CD
Flying On The Turf tb
J: Zac Purton
T: Jamie Richards
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
7lb rise for C&D win looks tough to overcome but Zac Purton sticks with him; player.
-14500
Age: 7
Weight: 8-8
OR: 43
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-5 tb 1/12 G One Excellent (1¼L) 71/20 36 54
16 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-5 tb 4/12 Happily Friends (1¼L) 69/10 36 50
5 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-5 tb 5/12 Sunny And Gold (1¾L) 9/1 36 45
22 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-5 b 11/12 Winning Icey (9¼L) 40/1 44 29
4 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-10 b 14/14 Amazing Teens (26L) 19/1 47 5
27 Feb 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-11 b 12/12 Eight Trigrams (11½L) 33/1 50 28
12
(7)
Young Horizon silk
Young Horizon he 1
J: M L Yeung
T: David A Hayes
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 29 in the last 14 days (3%)
0-7; sliding to a workable mark but recent efforts haven't hinted he'll take advantage.
6-0003
Age: 4
Weight: 8-4
OR: 41
Days: 14
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
13
(13)
Melbourne Hall silk
CD
D
Melbourne Hall b
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
Claims based on his C&D second here last November but below that level in two runs since.
6-4219
Age: 7
Weight: 8-13
OR: 50
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Jan 23 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-0 b 6/12 Hero Star (4¼L) 12/1 51 50
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
14
(14)
Six Best Friends silk
Six Best Friends t
T: K L Man
His second over C&D last May was his best effort; hard to recommend him on any form since.
-00000
Age: 4
Weight: 8-5
OR: 42
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-12 tb 10/12 Faribault (4¼L) 60/1 45 44
16 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-11 tb 11/12 Savvy Chic (10½L) 63/1 48 26
19 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-0 tb 11/11 Lucky Archangel (10½L) 40/1 50 28
28 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-2 tb1 11/12 Gallant Waking (6¾L) 25/1 52 45
22 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-10 t 12/12 Winning Icey (12½L) 9/1 52 28
25 May 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-9 t 2/12 Above All (hd) 66/1 49 58
Verdict

The suggestion is TELECOM SPEED, who is well drawn, acts here and should appreciate this drop in grade.

Verdict silk image
Telecom Speed

Betting Forecast:

5/2 Faribault,

7/2 Island Surprise,

Flying On The Turf,

11/2 Fortune Carrier,

10/1 Super Vince,

Telecom Speed,

14/1 Hercules,

King Of The Court,

33/1 Kokushi Musou,

Colonel,

50/1 Cordyceps One,

Young Horizon

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