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Canal Handicap (Class 4) (3yo+) (Course C+3) (Turf) Racecard

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 5f
  • Going: Good
Runners
12

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(1)
Sky Song silk
Sky Song tb 1
J: Brenton Avdulla
T: C Fownes
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 23 in the last 14 days (0%)
Has shown only moderate ability in recent trials; market check advised on debut
Form:
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: 52
Days: -
2
(4)
Spicy Spangle silk
Spicy Spangle
J: Zac Purton
T: P C Ng
Caught the eye in his most recent trial; any market support must be taken very seriously
Form:
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: 52
Days: -
3
(3)
Universal Blaze silk
Universal Blaze e/s
J: Karis Teetan
T: J Size
Performed with credit in his last couple of rehearsals; interesting recruit for John Size
Form:
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: 52
Days: -
4
(11)
Colourful Prince silk
Colourful Prince t
J: L J Ferraris
T: Douglas Whyte
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (0%)
Posted a good effort when making the frame over C&D last month; contender
3903-8
Age: 6
Weight: 9-0
OR: 50
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-3 t 3/12 Lean Master (2¼L) 21/1 51 61
18 Feb 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-2 t 9/12 Fast Buck (6¼L) 23/1 53 47
24 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-5 t 10/12 Sky Forever (9L) 26/5 55 42
7 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-4 t 3/12 Fast Buck (3L) 11/1 55 65
26 Nov 23 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-6 t 8/12 Aca Power (8¼L) 25/1 55 42
8 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-5 t 3/12 Fortune Warrior (hd) 48/10 53 65
5
(2)
Oversubscribed silk
CD
C
Oversubscribed
J: Alexis Badel
T: D J Hall
CD
4 x C&D Winner - Won 4 times before on this course at this distance
C
5 x Course Winner - Won 5 times before at this course
Remained in good nick since his fifth career win; as always, vulnerable to younger rivals
533-12
Age: 8
Weight: 9-0
OR: 50
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-2 5/12 Lean Master (3½L) 16/1 50 56
31 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-12 3/12 Circuit Seven (¼L) 68/10 49 61
4 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-0 3/11 Super Fast Dragon (1½L) 15/1 49 59
6 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-7 1/12 Harmony Fire (¾L) 96/10 44 61
22 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-7 2/12 Happy United (½L) 13/2 43 53
11 Oct 23 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 7/12 Happy Fat Cat (4¼L) 18/1 45 43
6
(5)
Sergeant Pepper silk
CD
D
Sergeant Pepper
J: Ellis Wong 10
T: Y S Tsui
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
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 3 wins from 11 in the last 14 days (27%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 13 in the last 14 days (0%)
Recent efforts have been modest at best; needs to get back on track
0647-0
Age: 6
Weight: 9-0
OR: 50
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-13 10/12 Happy Soul (7½L) 14/1 52 45
15 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-4 6/12 Harmony Fire (4½L) 20/1 54 57
31 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-7 4/12 Circuit Seven (½L) 83/10 54 65
4 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-5 7/11 Super Fast Dragon (3½L) 19/1 56 59
20 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-8 11/12 Life Is Good (5¼L) 54/10 57 53
8 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-9 7/12 Fortune Warrior (3½L) 3/1F 57 56
7
(10)
Super Fast Dragon silk
CD
BF
Super Fast Dragon tb
J: Antoine Hamelin
T: Jamie Richards
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Again ran well when runner-up here last month; no reason why he shouldn't heavily feature
291-42
Age: 4
Weight: 8-13
OR: 49
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-1 tb 2/12 Lean Master (1¾L) 19/5F 49 61
31 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-12 tb 9/12 Circuit Seven (3¾L) 6/4F 49 48
4 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-8 tb 1/11 Beauty Destiny (1L) 14/5 43 59
6 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-6 tb1 4/12 Oversubscribed (1¼L) 11/2 43 55
8 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-7 tp 2/12 Fortune Warrior (shd) 10/1 41 53
25 Oct 23 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-6 tp 10/12 Red Desert (8¾L) 16/1 43 27
8
(6)
G One Excellent silk
CD
G One Excellent t
J: Jerry Chau 2
T: C S Shum
CD
3 x C&D Winner - Won 3 times before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (0%)
Completed a hat-trick of C&D victories last season; yet to replicate that form this term
6-9006
Age: 6
Weight: 8-12
OR: 48
Days: 49
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-11 t 6/12 Circuit Seven (2¼L) 76/1 50 54
6 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-1 tb 9/12 Oversubscribed (6¾L) 48/1 52 45
8 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-6 tb 11/12 Fortune Warrior (7½L) 44/1 54 39
11 Oct 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-3 tb 11/12 Happy Day (10L) 24/1 56 33
13 Sep 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-6 tb 6/12 Kowloon East Star (5L) 13/1 57 57
6 Jul 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-9 tb 9/12 Sergeant Pepper (5L) 9/1 58 53
9
(12)
Lean Master silk
CD
Lean Master tb
J: Harry Bentley
T: C H Yip
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 19 in the last 14 days (0%)
Off the mark over C&D last month; 7lb rise and today's wide draw make things tough
158-43
Age: 4
Weight: 8-12
OR: 48
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-7 tb 1/12 Super Fast Dragon (1¾L) 604/100 41 59
31 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-5 tb 5/12 Circuit Seven (¾L) 26/1 41 52
7 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-6 tb 8/12 Fast Buck (7¾L) 11/1 43 38
26 Dec 23 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-9 tb 4/12 Diamond Flare (5¼L) 16/5F 45 47
17 Dec 23 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-4 tb 3/12 Regent Glory (2L) 44/5 46 52
26 Nov 23 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-6 tb1 3/12 Aca Power (2¼L) 60/1 46 52
10
(7)
Philos silk
Philos ht
J: Angus Chung 5
T: A S Cruz
Yet to show anything more than minor promise; future probably lies in Class 5
90-8
Age: 4
Weight: 8-12
OR: 48
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-9 ht 9/12 Golden Luck (4¾L) 28/1 50 49
4 Feb 24 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-10 ht 13/14 Panda (9¾L) 59/1 52 30
8 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-13 ht1 8/12 Fortune Warrior (4L) 84/10 52 50
11
(8)
Circuit Seven silk
CD
D
Circuit Seven htb
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: W K Mo
CD
4 x C&D Winner - Won 4 times before on this course at this distance
D
5 x Distance Winner - Won 5 times before at this distance
Respectable effort when finishing fourth here last month; likely to be involved
415-09
Age: 6
Weight: 8-11
OR: 47
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-13 htb 4/12 Lean Master (3¼L) 11/1 47 54
31 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-3 htb 1/12 Harmony Fire (hd) 167/10 42 55
4 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-7 htb 5/11 Super Fast Dragon (2½L) 35/1 44 50
6 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-9 htb 11/12 Oversubscribed (8¼L) 12/1 46 33
22 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-11 htb 9/12 Happy United (3¾L) 41/10F 47 45
29 Oct 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-3 htb 4/12 Mr Valiant (1¼L) 7/2 47 56
12
(9)
King Invincible silk
King Invincible tb
J: K C Leung
T: F C Lor
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 20 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (4%)
0-12 but yet to put in a truly bad shift this season; may battle it out for minor honours
49-506
Age: 4
Weight: 8-6
OR: 42
Days: 34
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-8 tb 4/12 Harmony Fire (3¾L) 9/1 44 49
10 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-10 tb 9/12 Lyrical Motion (4L) 16/1 46 48
20 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-13 tb1 5/12 Life Is Good (2½L) 89/10 48 55
29 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-13 t 10/12 Act Of Faith (4L) 16/1 50 51
8 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-4 t 6/12 Fortune Warrior (3½L) 53/10 52 52
29 Oct 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-1 t 5/12 Mr Valiant (1½L) 2/1F 52 60
13
(13)
Diamond Soars silk
CD
Diamond Soars t
T: P F Yiu
CD
3 x C&D Winner - Won 3 times before on this course at this distance
In and out of form since securing back-to-back victories; returns to last winning mark
003-03
Age: 5
Weight: 8-7
OR: 43
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-11 t 12/12 Lean Master (7½L) 16/1 45 36
31 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-11 t 10/12 Telecom Speed (13L) 13/1 47 26
24 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-7 t 3/12 Sky Forever (3½L) 13/1 48 53
20 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-0 t 10/12 Life Is Good (5L) 37/10F 49 46
6 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-12 t 3/12 Oversubscribed (1¼L) 66/10 49 61
22 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-11 t 6/12 Happy United (2L) 9/1 49 53
14
(14)
Fun Elite silk
D
BF
Fun Elite t
T: T P Yung
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 22 in the last 14 days (0%)
Unable to justify market favouritism latest; remains a useful-looking prospect, however
426-1
Age: 3
Weight: 9-9
OR: 59
Days: 10
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 9-8 t 4/14 Bowser (½L) 19/10F 59 70
15 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-9 t 2/12 Harmony Fire (2¾L) 13/2 59 68
21 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 9-8 t 6/14 Rubylot (3½L) 9/10F 59 58
26 Dec 23 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 9-1 t 1/14 Baby Crystal (1½L) 97/10 52 68
Verdict

This can go to SUPER FAST DRAGON, who made his breakthrough over C&D in January and ran well off his revised rating last month.

Verdict silk image
Super Fast Dragon

Betting Forecast:

9/2 Super Fast Dragon,

5/1 Oversubscribed,

13/2 Spicy Spangle,

7/1 King Invincible,

15/2 Circuit Seven,

8/1 Universal Blaze,

10/1 Colourful Prince,

12/1 Sergeant Pepper,

G One Excellent,

14/1 Lean Master,

16/1 Sky Song,

25/1 Philos

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