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Percival Handicap (Div I) (Class 4) (3yo+) (Course C+3) (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
(8)
Loyal Baby silk
CD
Loyal Baby t
J: Angus Chung 5
T: W K Mo
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Out of sorts for new stable this term; drops in grade today; needs to turn a corner
000-00
Age: 7
Weight: 9-9
OR: 60
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-3 t 10/12 Winning Dragon (6½L) 92/1 64 58
7 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-8 t 11/12 Eighteen Palms (5½L) 35/1 66 66
24 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-12 ht 11/14 So We Joy (11½L) 101/1 69 56
29 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-0 ht 10/12 Star Contact (6¼L) 55/1 71 69
13 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-2 ht1 11/12 Tourbillon Prince (6L) 42/1 73 71
13 Sep 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-5 t 10/10 Hameron (33L) 14/1 73 10
2
(12)
Red Majesty silk
CD
Red Majesty tb
J: Karis Teetan
T: David A Hayes
CD
8 x C&D Winner - Won 8 times before on this course at this distance
Lost out only by a neck after running a big race over C&D last month; considered
25-000
Age: 7
Weight: 9-7
OR: 58
Days: 34
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-6 tb 2/12 Charity Bingo (nk) 49/10 56 70
31 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-3 tb 5/12 Noble Pursuit (2¾L) 15/1 58 64
26 Dec 23 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-8 tb 11/14 Chancheng Glory (10½L) 82/1 60 48
13 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-5 tb 12/12 Tourbillon Prince (7¾L) 71/1 62 56
22 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-5 tb 10/12 Quantum Patch (10L) 33/1 64 56
1 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-11 tb 8/12 Chill Chibi (8½L) 25/1 66 62
3
(3)
Gallant Valour silk
C
Gallant Valour tb
J: Zac Purton
T: Jamie Richards
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Stayed on strongly for third over C&D when upped in trip last month; Zac Purton booked
333-13
Age: 3
Weight: 9-4
OR: 55
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-9 tb 3/12 Galvanic (2¾L) 18/1 55 63
31 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-5 tb 3/12 Telecom Speed (3½L) 21/10F 55 64
10 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-5 tb 3/12 Lyrical Motion (1¾L) 11/5 55 64
20 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-1 tb 1/12 Super Eagle (½L) 19/20F 50 63
29 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-12 tb1 3/12 Watch Buddy (¾L) 15/1 49 60
9 Jul 23 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF 8-9 9/12 Ka Ying Victory (8L) 57/1 - 42
4
(9)
Super Baby silk
CD
Super Baby tb
J: Ellis Wong 10
T: Mark Newnham
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 3 wins from 11 in the last 14 days (27%)
C&D winner off much-reduced mark in December but has gone right off the boil again lately
004-18
Age: 5
Weight: 9-3
OR: 54
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-5 tb 12/12 Amazing Teens (14½L) 18/1 55 36
31 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-5 tb 12/12 Noble Pursuit (8L) 21/1 55 50
10 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-5 tb 4/11 Red Hare King (2½L) 58/10 55 63
29 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-1 tb 1/12 Turin Warrior (1½L) 241/10 49 63
6 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-0 tb 8/12 Simply Maverick (9L) 23/1 51 51
8 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-5 tb1 8/12 Gallant Hero (3½L) 18/1 53 57
5
(4)
All Riches silk
All Riches tp
J: K C Leung
T: P F Yiu
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 21 in the last 14 days (0%)
Rallied well for third over 7f last week but yet fully to convince stamina-wise over 1m
35-040
Age: 6
Weight: 9-0
OR: 51
Days: 10
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-1 p 3/14 Aeroinvincible (2½L) 26/5 52 60
18 Feb 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-1 p 5/14 Only U (1¼L) 19/5 52 59
16 Jul 23 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-5 p 11/14 Parterre (5¾L) 14/1 56 56
3 Jul 23 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd/Y Hc 9-7 p 4/12 All Is Good (3¾L) 11/1 58 63
23 Apr 23 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-9 p 10/14 Blue Marlin (5½L) 69/10 60 56
12 Apr 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-7 v 6/9 Rattan Kingdom (2¾L) 77/10 62 68
6
(10)
Invincible Missile silk
CD
C
Invincible Missile
J: Brenton Avdulla
T: C Fownes
CD
3 x C&D Winner - Won 3 times before on this course at this distance
C
4 x Course Winner - Won 4 times before at this course
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 23 in the last 14 days (0%)
Regressive 8yo who is yet to be placed after eight starts this season
689-04
Age: 8
Weight: 9-0
OR: 51
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-11 6/11 Strongest Boy (4½L) 26/1 53 55
15 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-5 8/12 Charity Bingo (5L) 8/1 55 58
17 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-9 tb 9/12 Win Win Fighter (6¼L) 9/1 57 55
13 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-8 t 11/12 Samarkand (6¼L) 8/1 59 57
26 Nov 23 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-12 t 4/13 Mister Dapper (2¼L) 21/1 60 67
11 Nov 23 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-9 t 7/12 Master Of Fortune (3¼L) 62/1 62 67
7
(6)
Kasa Papa silk
Kasa Papa t
J: Jerry Chau 2
T: T P Yung
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 23 in the last 14 days (4%)
0-17 in HK but recent efforts have been very respectable; probably won't be far away
64-667
Age: 6
Weight: 9-0
OR: 51
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-13 t 6/12 Lovero (1½L) 4/1 52 60
4 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-3 t 4/12 Sure Joyful (1¼L) 17/2 52 62
29 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 11f Gd Hc 9-1 t 6/11 Wonder Years (3½L) 15/1 54 61
15 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-7 t 6/12 Dragon Star (2¼L) 44/5 56 64
18 Oct 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Y Hc 9-7 tb 7/12 Beauty Mission (6¼L) 23/1 58 55
27 Sep 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-7 tb 6/12 M Unicorn (4½L) 14/1 60 66
8
(1)
Concerto silk
CD
Concerto tp
J: L J Ferraris
T: Jimmy Ting
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (0%)
Yet to hit top gear this season but has the inside draw today; not ruled out
6-4055
Age: 7
Weight: 8-13
OR: 50
Days: 49
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
31 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-2 t 6/12 Noble Pursuit (2¾L) 13/1 52 58
29 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-6 t 4/12 Atomic Beauty (2¼L) 15/1 53 61
22 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-3 t 12/12 M Unicorn (9L) 31/1 54 37
29 Oct 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-3 t 5/12 Durham Star (4¼L) 12/1 54 59
27 Sep 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-3 t 5/12 M Unicorn (4L) 29/10 54 61
12 Jul 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-10 t 1/12 Snowalot (1L) 69/10 47 59
9
(2)
Dublin Star silk
Dublin Star tv
J: Matthew Chadwick
T: K L Man
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 26 in the last 14 days (4%)
Fair fourth over C&D when upped in trip last month but others appeal more all the same
40-100
Age: 7
Weight: 8-7
OR: 44
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-12 tv 4/12 Galvanic (3L) 72/1 44 51
13 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-6 tv 14/14 Volcanic Spark (18½L) 45/1 44 5
17 Dec 23 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-8 tv1 1/11 Nordic Combined (½L) 213/10 38 53
5 Nov 23 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-5 tb 12/12 I Give (11L) 50/1 40 20
1 Oct 23 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-3 tb 10/12 Ka Ying Cheer (6½L) 19/1 42 35
1 Jul 23 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-11 tb 12/14 Let's Do It (6½L) 12/1 48 43
10
(11)
Legion Of Merit silk
CD
C
Legion Of Merit tb
J: Harry Bentley
T: W Y So
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
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 19 in the last 14 days (0%)
Dual C&D winner; back on a good mark now but has not fired on either start this year
70-446
Age: 7
Weight: 8-6
OR: 43
Days: 34
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-9 tb 7/11 Cordyceps One (5¼L) 87/10 45 49
24 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-10 tb 10/14 G Liner (12½L) 56/10 47 32
23 Dec 23 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-12 tb 4/12 Nordic Star (1L) 27/1 47 56
6 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-11 tb 4/12 Simply Maverick (6½L) 16/1 48 54
1 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-0 tb 6/12 Fortune President (5¼L) 12/1 50 51
4 Oct 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-2 tb 6/11 June Planet (3¾L) 17/1 51 55
11
(7)
Sunny Shines silk
Sunny Shines
J: Andrea Atzeni
T: P C Ng
A down-the-field outsider on all four starts (6f-7f); tries a new trip today
00-00
Age: 4
Weight: 8-6
OR: 43
Days: 31
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Feb 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-7 b1 14/14 Only U (7½L) 161/1 46 37
21 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-13 12/14 Golden Rise (11L) 246/1 49 35
23 Dec 23 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd 3yHc 9-3 11/14 The Absolute (10L) 83/1 52 38
19 Nov 23 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-1 13/14 Star Club (8½L) 125/1 52 38
12
(5)
Northern Beast silk
Northern Beast
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: D J Hall
Not disgraced over 6f the last twice and this return to 1m ought to suit
850-50
Age: 4
Weight: 8-5
OR: 41
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-6 8/14 Sky Heart (3L) 12/1 43 45
7 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 5/12 Super Joy N Fun (3½L) 29/1 45 46
13 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-10 b 14/14 Holy Lake (11L) 12/1 47 35
17 Dec 23 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-12 b1 5/14 Aestheticism (2¾L) 19/1 49 55
11 Nov 23 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-2 11/14 Aestheticism (8½L) 43/10 51 46
22 Oct 23 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-1 6/14 Fun Together (2¼L) 41/5 51 57
13
(13)
Royal Pride silk
CD
Royal Pride t
T: C Fownes
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 23 in the last 14 days (0%)
Yet to add to his C&D win in November 2022 and recent efforts have been underwhelming
8505-7
Age: 6
Weight: 8-8
OR: 45
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-11 t 8/12 Amazing Teens (6L) 10/1 47 46
28 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-12 t 5/12 Samarkand (3½L) 14/1 49 54
28 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-5 tb 10/13 Beato (12L) 16/1 52 39
4 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-3 tb 5/10 Shinkansen (3L) 9/1 54 60
20 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-7 tb 7/12 To Infinity (4¾L) 11/1 56 58
6 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-7 9/12 Simply Maverick (9¾L) 51/10 58 56
14
(14)
Brave Witness silk
Brave Witness t
T: C S Shum
Twice in the frame over C&D since upped in trip last month; each-way claims
402607
Age: 4
Weight: 8-8
OR: 45
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-11 t 4/12 Show Respect (2¾L) 9/1 47 55
28 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-10 t 11/12 Samarkand (6L) 21/1 47 46
15 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-11 t 2/11 Cordyceps One (2½L) 7/1 47 57
7 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-0 t 6/12 Super Joy N Fun (4L) 11/1 49 49
17 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-1 t 11/12 Crystal Powerful (4½L) 14/1 50 50
7 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-1 t 7/12 Fast Buck (7½L) 20/1 52 48
Verdict

Zac Purton's mount GALLANT VALOUR was a strong-finishing third over C&D last month and remains unexposed over 1m.

Verdict silk image
Gallant Valour

Betting Forecast:

9/4 Gallant Valour,

4/1 Red Majesty,

All Riches,

6/1 Kasa Papa,

12/1 Northern Beast,

14/1 Concerto,

Dublin Star,

16/1 Legion Of Merit,

25/1 Super Baby,

Invincible Missile,

33/1 Loyal Baby,

66/1 Sunny Shines

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