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Percival Handicap (Div II) (Class 4) (3yo+) (Course C+3) (Turf) Racecard

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

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(11)
D Star silk
CD
D Star tb
J: Angus Chung 5
T: A S Cruz
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Began this season with a C&D win but has lost his way a bit in recent months
889-70
Age: 4
Weight: 9-9
OR: 58
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-4 tb 8/11 Strongest Boy (5½L) 17/1 60 59
7 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 7-12 tb 8/12 Eighteen Palms (4½L) 11/1 61 64
21 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-11 tb 9/14 Storm Rider (4½L) 53/1 63 64
29 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-5 tb 7/12 Star Contact (4L) 24/1 64 67
6 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-7 tb 11/12 Silver Sonic (9½L) 13/1 64 54
11 Nov 23 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-9 tb 2/13 Super Winner (2L) 26/1 64 75
2
(7)
Galvanic silk
CD
Galvanic t
J: Karis Teetan
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%)
Came good with C&D win last month and is still unexposed over 1m
150P-7
Age: 4
Weight: 9-9
OR: 58
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-6 t 1/12 Satirical Glory (1¾L) 18/5 52 66
7 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-1 t 5/12 Lovero (1¼L) 36/5 52 61
21 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-4 t 10/14 Golden Rise (7½L) 12/1 54 49
1 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-4 t PU/13 Endeared () 13/1 54 -
6 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-5 et 7/12 Oversubscribed (3L) 39/10F 56 62
15 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-5 et 6/12 Talents Supremo (2¾L) 22/5 56 61
3
(4)
U S S Constitution silk
U S S Constitution tb
J: Brenton Avdulla
T: J Size
Won as a 2yo in Britain but is yet to be placed after five Hong Kong starts
0705-9
Age: 4
Weight: 9-9
OR: 58
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-9 tb 13/14 Devas Twelve (8½L) 14/1 60 53
7 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-2 tb 7/12 Eighteen Palms (4L) 27/1 62 66
17 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-11 tb 10/12 M Unicorn (5¼L) 31/1 64 63
1 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 8-12 tb 5/10 C P Brave (6L) 16/1 66 70
13 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-9 tb1 9/12 Tourbillon Prince (3½L) 39/1 66 71
3 Sep 22 Asc Ascot 7f Gd 42yNv 9-1 1/9 Blanchland (nk) 4/1 - 89
4
(10)
Dragon Star silk
CD
Dragon Star v
J: Ellis Wong 10
T: P C Ng
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%)
Consistent front-runner; ought to give good account under promising 10lb claimer
4427-1
Age: 4
Weight: 9-6
OR: 55
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-4 v 4/12 Samarkand (2¼L) 18/5 55 62
7 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-4 v 4/12 Lovero (1L) 9/2 55 64
17 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-5 v 2/12 Win Win Fighter (nk) 17/2 53 65
4 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-6 v 7/12 Sure Joyful (2L) 29/10F 53 61
13 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-10 v 1/12 Strongest Boy (1L) 13/10F 47 59
15 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-9 v 1/12 Snowalot (nk) 29/20F 42 55
5
(5)
Win Win Fighter silk
CD
D
Win Win Fighter b
J: L Hewitson
T: K W Lui
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
Had been in good form before last month's below-par run but younger rivals appeal more
7312-3
Age: 6
Weight: 9-6
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 b 7/12 Galvanic (4¼L) 73/10 55 59
7 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-3 b 3/12 Lovero (¾L) 11/2 54 64
17 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-1 b 1/12 Dragon Star (nk) 13/4F 49 62
4 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-1 b 2/12 Sure Joyful (¾L) 56/10 48 59
13 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-11 b 3/12 Dragon Star (1¼L) 11/1 48 57
22 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-1 b 9/12 Samarkand (5¼L) 31/5 50 50
6
(1)
Strongest Boy silk
CD
Strongest Boy tb
J: Zac Purton
T: David A Hayes
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Won more cosily than neck margin might suggest here this month; Zac Purton rides again
1369-2
Age: 4
Weight: 9-2
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 8-8 tb 1/11 Cordyceps One (nk) 63/20 45 57
12 Feb 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-10 tb 3/14 Winning Data (1¼L) 67/10 45 55
17 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-9 tb 6/11 Super Contented (2L) 47/10 46 55
4 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-13 tb 9/12 Sure Joyful (3¼L) 69/10 46 51
13 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-9 tb 2/12 Dragon Star (1L) 58/10 46 56
8 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-10 tb 2/12 Gallant Hero (shd) 17/10F 44 56
7
(12)
Me Time silk
Me Time t
J: Harry Bentley
T: Douglas Whyte
Showed nothing more than minor promise on his first two outings (7f/1m)
80
Age: 4
Weight: 9-1
OR: 50
Days: 37
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Feb 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-3 t 8/14 Winning Data (5¼L) 66/1 52 53
28 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-1 t 11/14 Panda Legend (5L) 36/1 52 50
8
(2)
Young Victory silk
CD
Young Victory tb
J: Jerry Chau 2
T: W Y So
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 19 in the last 14 days (0%)
Latest run was a step back in the right direction but overall profile is not persuasive
60-008
Age: 7
Weight: 9-1
OR: 50
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-6 tb 6/12 Galvanic (4L) 65/1 52 57
10 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-13 tb 10/11 Red Hare King (9¼L) 34/1 54 47
29 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-6 tb 11/12 Super Baby (7¾L) 39/1 56 53
18 Jun 23 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-7 tb 14/14 Yellowfin (24L) 69/1 57 10
21 May 23 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-7 tb1 8/14 Joyful Genius (5L) 12/1 58 58
23 Apr 23 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-7 t 3/10 War Weapon (2½L) 24/1 58 68
9
(8)
Up And Up silk
D
Up And Up b
J: K De Melo
T: C S Shum
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Has become very disappointing this season; urgently needs to stop the rot
000-00
Age: 5
Weight: 9-0
OR: 49
Days: 52
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-13 p 12/13 Beato (13½L) 54/1 52 36
13 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-4 t 13/14 Holy Lake (9½L) 110/1 55 46
1 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-6 t 11/12 Dream Pursuer (7½L) 51/1 58 51
13 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-4 t 10/12 Dragon Star (4¼L) 36/1 60 63
26 Nov 23 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-7 t 12/12 I Give (7¾L) 123/1 62 50
11 Nov 23 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-11 t 13/13 Super Winner (8¾L) 85/1 64 59
10
(3)
Little Fairy silk
D
Little Fairy v
J: Alexis Badel
T: P F Yiu
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Quickly back up in grade after winning in pretty good style at Sha Tin last month
17-548
Age: 4
Weight: 8-10
OR: 45
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
25 Feb 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-9 v1 1/13 Star Of Glory (½L) 58/10 40 52
28 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 8-8 b 7/10 Nicholson Returns (11L) 17/10F 42 36
23 Dec 23 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 8-10 tb 5/11 Jubilation (2¾L) 56/10 44 51
17 Dec 23 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-9 tb 4/14 Aestheticism (2½L) 77/10 46 53
29 Oct 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-11 tb 8/12 Durham Star (6¾L) 44/5 48 47
4 Oct 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 9-0 tb 5/11 June Planet (2¾L) 21/1 49 55
11
(6)
Yeaboi silk
CD
Yeaboi tb
J: Matthew Chadwick
T: C H Yip
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 26 in the last 14 days (4%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 19 in the last 14 days (0%)
Has very mixed record this season and was safely held over C&D three weeks ago
7520-6
Age: 5
Weight: 8-7
OR: 42
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-7 tb 7/12 Samarkand (5L) 22/1 44 45
21 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 tb 5/12 Golden Luck (2½L) 10/1 44 50
31 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 tb 2/12 Telecom Speed (3¼L) 36/1 44 54
1 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-10 tb 10/13 Endeared (7¼L) 34/1 46 41
3 Dec 23 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-10 tb 6/14 Holy Lake (2¼L) 150/1 47 53
15 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-2 t 12/12 Dragon Star (9L) 88/1 49 41
12
(9)
Courier Magic silk
CD
Courier Magic b
J: Ben E Thompson
T: Jamie Richards
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 17 in the last 14 days (0%)
Caused 40-1 surprise in first-time blinkers this month; back up in grade today
1900-9
Age: 4
Weight: 8-6
OR: 41
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-5 b1 1/12 Master Of Luck (1½L) 40/1 36 50
7 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-9 9/12 Medic Elite (7¾L) 46/1 39 32
7 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-3 11/14 Aoraki Summit (11½L) 230/1 42 29
1 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-11 het 12/12 Storm Rider (9½L) 131/1 45 29
13 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-12 het 9/12 Togepi (5¾L) 96/1 47 41
1 Jul 23 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-12 ht1 11/14 Let's Do It (6½L) 250/1 51 46
13
(13)
Can't Go Wong silk
Can't Go Wong tb
T: F C Lor
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (4%)
Made the frame on last three outings and is edging down the weights
34405-
Age: 5
Weight: 8-5
OR: 40
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-4 tb 3/11 Strongest Boy (2L) 11/1 41 48
12 Feb 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-5 tb 4/14 Winning Data (1½L) 15/1 42 52
4 Feb 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-5 tb 4/14 Sunlight Power (3¼L) 38/1 44 50
28 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-7 tb 10/14 Panda Legend (4L) 55/1 46 46
1 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-12 tb 5/12 Dream Pursuer (3L) 25/1 48 53
23 Dec 23 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 9-2 t 10/12 Nordic Star (6L) 17/1 51 49
14
(14)
Double Win silk
Double Win t
T: T P Yung
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 23 in the last 14 days (4%)
Placed over 6f in November but safely held on next two outings (1m/7f)
76-29
Age: 4
Weight: 9-2
OR: 51
Days: 37
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Feb 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-1 t 7/13 Voyage Samurai (3¾L) 51/10 53 53
10 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-3 t 6/11 Red Hare King (3½L) 16/1 53 59
19 Nov 23 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-13 t 2/14 Star Club (¾L) 61/1 52 63
18 Oct 23 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd/Y Hc 9-1 t 9/12 Tattenham (6¼L) 15/1 52 44
Verdict

Consistent front-runner DRAGON STAR benefits from Ellis Wong's useful 10lb claim today and might be the answer.

Verdict silk image
Dragon Star

Betting Forecast:

5/2 Strongest Boy,

4/1 Dragon Star,

9/2 Galvanic,

Little Fairy,

8/1 Courier Magic,

12/1 Win Win Fighter,

20/1 D Star,

U S S Constitution,

25/1 Yeaboi,

33/1 Young Victory,

50/1 Me Time,

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