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Stanley Gap Handicap (Class 5) (3yo+) (Course A) (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
(5)
King Invincible silk
King Invincible tb
J: Matthew Chadwick
T: F C Lor
Suffered near miss over C&D last month; looks more than capable of striking at this level
828649
Age: 4
Weight: 9-9
OR: 40
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 May 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-9 tb 8/11 Mr Good Vibes (6L) 9/1 40 36
1 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd/Y Hc 9-8 tb 2/12 Modest Gentleman (nk) 5/1 38 50
17 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-9 tb 8/12 Super Axiom (5L) 63/10 40 43
20 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-8 tb 6/12 Colourful Prince (6L) 77/10 44 41
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
2
(10)
Plentiful silk
Plentiful hp
J: L J Ferraris
T: P C Ng
Seven-race maiden; will need to be fully wound up on today's belated return from stall 10
-64090
Age: 4
Weight: 9-9
OR: 40
Days: 335
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Jul 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-8 hp 6/12 Sergeant Pepper (2½L) 18/5 43 47
31 May 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-7 hp 4/12 Super Axiom (2½L) 24/1 44 49
7 May 23 Sha Sha Tin 6f Sft Hc 8-9 hp 13/14 Super Highway (11½L) 65/1 46 24
19 Apr 23 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-11 h 9/12 High Rise Soldier (5L) 63/1 48 47
2 Apr 23 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-12 h 11/13 Easy Snip (7¼L) 23/1 50 39
19 Mar 23 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-1 h 8/14 Call Me Dandy (6½L) 70/1 52 46
3
(4)
Philos silk
Philos ht
J: Angus Chung 3
T: A S Cruz
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 28 in the last 14 days (4%)
Failed to build on a creditable effort in April; should at least find things easier here
059090
Age: 4
Weight: 9-8
OR: 39
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-2 ht 10/12 Camino (4½L) 16/1 41 39
24 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-1 ht 5/12 Sergeant Pepper (2¾L) 31/1 43 47
10 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-3 ht 9/12 Copartner Prance (5L) 46/1 48 44
20 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-7 ht 10/12 Colourful Prince (9L) 57/1 48 34
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
4
(7)
Gallant Goody silk
Gallant Goody
J: Hugh Bowman
T: P F Yiu
Yet to make any significant impact; today's ease in grade still not enough to tempt
080-00
Age: 4
Weight: 9-7
OR: 38
Days: 111
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-5 10/12 Joy Coming (4¼L) 45/1 40 35
31 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-5 8/12 Circuit Seven (3¾L) 80/1 42 42
7 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-8 b 13/14 Aoraki Summit (13L) 169/1 45 28
20 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-13 b 12/12 Gallant Valour (12L) 63/1 48 22
29 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-11 b1 11/12 Act Of Faith (4¼L) 70/1 50 50
8 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-2 11/12 Gallant Hero (9¼L) 75/1 52 43
5
(8)
Happy Tango silk
C
Happy Tango b
J: Ellis Wong 7
T: Y S Tsui
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
6f winner at Sha Tin in February and has remained in good nick since; live contender
626643
Age: 8
Weight: 9-6
OR: 37
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 May 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-3 b 6/11 Mr Good Vibes (2¾L) 6/1 37 43
5 May 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-1 b 2/12 Regent Glory (1¾L) 34/1 40 48
20 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-1 b 6/11 Valiant Elegance (5L) 61/1 40 35
3 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-10 b 6/12 Super Joy (3½L) 37/10 37 38
16 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-6 b 4/12 Valiant Elegance (1L) 57/10F 37 46
13 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-2 b 3/12 Happy Horse (1¼L) 56/10 37 48
6
(12)
Same To You silk
Same To You het
J: Brenton Avdulla
T: Mark Newnham
Appears to be getting the hang of things but set a tough assignment from stall 12 here
368800
Age: 5
Weight: 9-4
OR: 35
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-5 het 3/11 Hero Star (2L) 52/1 36 45
17 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-7 het 6/12 Super Axiom (4¼L) 43/1 38 43
10 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-3 het 8/12 Golden Link (5L) 57/1 40 37
13 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-1 het 8/12 Copartner Prance (5L) 164/1 42 40
15 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-9 het 11/12 Harmony Fire (6¾L) 106/1 45 39
21 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-11 he 14/14 Rubylot (13L) 194/1 48 14
7
(3)
Super Elite silk
Super Elite hb 1
J: Alexis Badel
T: D J Hall
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 28 in the last 14 days (4%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (0%)
Mixed record this season; needs to get back on track for a new stable today
040308
Age: 4
Weight: 9-3
OR: 34
Days: 77
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-7 hp 10/12 Viva A La (6L) 47/10 36 31
15 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-6 hp 4/12 General Ace (1¾L) 14/1 37 45
4 Feb 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-8 hp 11/11 Spangle Fortune (14L) 10/1 39 6
17 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-5 hp 3/12 Crystal Powerful (2¼L) 58/1 40 47
10 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-4 hp 10/12 Lyrical Motion (4½L) 18/1 42 42
1 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-8 hp 8/12 Storm Rider (7¾L) 42/1 44 34
8
(1)
Good View Glory silk
BF
Good View Glory b 1
J: Andrea Atzeni
T: C H Yip
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Has taken a step forward in recent times; likely to prove popular once again
439-00
Age: 4
Weight: 9-2
OR: 33
Days: 52
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-2 4/12 Urban Triumph (¾L) 23/10F 33 41
31 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-3 3/14 Smart Leader (2L) 121/1 34 43
20 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-8 9/12 Viva A La (5¾L) 43/1 37 33
5 Nov 23 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-9 10/14 Beat Hollow (8½L) 16/1 40 28
11 Oct 23 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-5 11/12 Happy Fat Cat (6L) 18/1 42 34
9 Jul 23 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-10 6/11 Magic Supreme (3½L) 25/1 45 47
9
(6)
Multimore silk
CD
Multimore t
J: L Hewitson
T: T P Yung
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 29 in the last 14 days (3%)
Out of form since returning from a break last month; minor revival needed
004-59
Age: 7
Weight: 8-12
OR: 29
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 May 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-0 t 10/11 Mr Good Vibes (13L) 37/1 31 5
1 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd/Y Hc 9-1 tb 11/12 Modest Gentleman (11L) 79/10 33 6
10 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-9 t 4/9 Modest Gentleman (2¾L) 10/1 35 41
13 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-4 t 5/11 Double Show (5¼L) 10/1 37 34
29 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-1 t 9/9 Happy Horse (4½L) 78/10 39 37
1 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-9 t 3/9 The Good Deal (2¼L) 49/10 39 46
10
(9)
Goodmanship silk
C
Goodmanship tb
J: K De Melo
T: Douglas Whyte
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 17 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 21 in the last 14 days (0%)
Close second over C&D in November but has failed to build on that run in six starts since
7697-6
Age: 6
Weight: 8-7
OR: 24
Days: 49
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-9 tb 7/12 Super Axiom (4½L) 9/1 26 30
13 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-12 tb 6/12 Happy Horse (3½L) 41/5 28 31
15 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-13 tb 9/12 General Ace (3¾L) 59/10 30 32
10 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-2 tb 7/9 Modest Gentleman (4¾L) 14/5 32 31
26 Dec 23 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-6 tb 6/12 Miracles (6½L) 36/1 34 34
6 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-3 tb 8/12 Diamond Flare (4¼L) 13/1 34 34
11
(11)
August Moon silk
August Moon tb
J: Ben E Thompson
T: Jamie Richards
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (4%)
Faded tamely under a positive ride on his latest start; drawn wide today
830080
Age: 6
Weight: 8-6
OR: 23
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 tb 8/12 Timestorm (3¾L) 3/1 25 29
1 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd/Y Hc 8-9 tb 3/12 Modest Gentleman (1½L) 8/1 25 33
17 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-11 tb 11/12 Super Axiom (6L) 28/1 28 28
20 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-10 tb 12/12 Viva A La (12½L) 11/1 30 5
13 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-11 tb 8/12 Happy Horse (4¾L) 16/1 32 30
15 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-12 tb 11/12 General Ace (6L) 13/1 34 29
12
(2)
Easy Two silk
Easy Two htv
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: Jimmy Ting
0-18 and has been inconsistent this season; hard to know what to expect
040490
Age: 5
Weight: 8-5
OR: 20
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-0 ht 12/12 Timestorm (5½L) 39/1 20 18
24 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 7-12 ht 4/12 Sweet Diamond (2¼L) 34/1 20 25
7 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-3 ht 11/14 Master Of All (12L) 31/1 22 3
20 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-9 htv 4/12 Viva A La (3¾L) 18/1 25 29
28 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-11 htv 9/12 Tactical Command (5¼L) 44/1 26 24
12 Feb 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-9 htv 11/14 Happy Tango (5L) 20/1 28 25
13
(13)
Six Best Friends silk
Six Best Friends tp
T: K L Man
0-15 and has failed to show any progress in three starts this term; can't be recommended
0-9900
Age: 5
Weight: 8-5
OR: 22
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd/Y Hc 8-4 tp 12/12 Modest Gentleman (12½L) 30/1 25 -
29 Oct 23 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-1 tp 9/12 Nordic Combined (5¼L) 16/1 25 34
11 Oct 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-10 tp 9/10 Diamond Soars (3¾L) 22/1 27 28
6 Jul 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-3 tp 11/11 Jubilation (27L) 54/1 34 -
24 May 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-0 tp 10/12 Starry Night (6¼L) 42/1 37 27
6 Apr 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-6 t 8/12 Strive For Glory (4¾L) 78/1 39 37
14
(14)
Sonic Boom silk
Sonic Boom t
T: W K Mo
Made an encouraging start for Cody Mo; likely more to offer and must be taken seriously
20665-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-4
OR: 35
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-4 t 2/12 Timestorm (¾L) 9/1 35 48
6 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-7 tb 11/12 Colonel (9¼L) 17/1 37 21
12 Feb 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-8 tb 6/14 Tsuen Wan Glory (4L) 17/2 39 41
28 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-4 tb 6/14 Ace Victory (4½L) 19/1 41 39
7 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-5 tb1 5/13 Hong Kong Hall (2L) 32/1 42 49
26 Nov 23 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-8 t 12/14 Fun Together (8L) 54/1 44 39
Verdict

Preference is for HAPPY TANGO, who has remained in good form since scoring in February and has a useful claimer on board today.

Verdict silk image
Happy Tango

Betting Forecast:

3/1 Happy Tango,

9/2 Good View Glory,

6/1 King Invincible,

10/1 Philos,

Easy Two,

12/1 Plentiful,

Same To You,

14/1 Gallant Goody,

16/1 Super Elite,

Goodmanship,

August Moon,

20/1 Multimore

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