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Tai Tam Gap Handicap (Class 4) (3yo+) (Course A) (Turf) Racecard

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 1m 3f
  • Going: Good
Runners
12

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(4)
Intrepid Winner silk
CD
C
Intrepid Winner b
J: K De Melo
T: C W Chang
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 17 in the last 14 days (0%)
Placed twice off his revised rating since the turn of the year; respected on Class 4 debut
578373
Age: 6
Weight: 9-9
OR: 60
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-6 b 5/9 Flamingo Trillion (4¾L) 11/1 62 64
24 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-8 b 7/12 Flamingo Trillion (4¾L) 12/1 64 65
7 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 8-9 b 8/11 Eighteen Carat (9L) 15/1 66 61
13 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-10 b 3/12 Moments In Time (3¼L) 14/1 67 75
3 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 8-13 b 7/14 Massive Sovereign (7¼L) 12/1 68 73
4 Feb 24 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 8-11 b 3/11 Ka Ying Generation (2½L) 17/1 68 75
2
(1)
Billionaire Secret silk
Billionaire Secret he
J: Zac Purton
T: P C Ng
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 6 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (25%)
Has been competitive in better company this season; contender returning to this grade
7439-7
Age: 5
Weight: 9-8
OR: 59
Days: 31
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 May 24 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 8-1 he 7/10 Holy Lake (3½L) 16/1 61 65
7 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 8-6 he 4/11 Eighteen Carat (4L) 58/10 63 68
3 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 8-8 he 3/14 Massive Sovereign (3¼L) 29/1 63 76
4 Feb 24 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 8-9 he 9/11 Ka Ying Generation (7L) 59/10 66 64
26 Dec 23 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-0 he 7/14 Chancheng Glory (4¾L) 54/10 66 67
10 Dec 23 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 8-11 he 5/14 C P Brave (5¼L) 53/10 66 74
3
(6)
Romantic Fantasy silk
CD
Romantic Fantasy tb
J: Angus Chung 3
T: C S Shum
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 28 in the last 14 days (4%)
Hit the crossbar off his elevated rating on his penultimate start; likely more to come
027513
Age: 4
Weight: 9-6
OR: 57
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 May 24 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 9-3 tb 11/13 Satirical Glory (8½L) 11/1 57 54
28 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd/Y Hc 9-2 tb 2/14 Legion Of Merit (1¼L) 10/1 56 66
27 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 11f Gd Hc 9-7 tb 7/12 Sharpen Bright (3½L) 76/10 56 61
25 Feb 24 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 9-5 tb 5/12 Kimberley (1½L) 26/5 56 65
7 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 11f Gd Hc 9-2 tb 1/10 Sharpen Bright (shd) 171/10 51 64
28 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 9-4 tb 3/10 Nicholson Returns (6L) 68/1 52 58
4
(11)
Serangoon silk
C
Serangoon tp
J: Harry Bentley
T: A S Cruz
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 27 in the last 14 days (4%)
Off the mark in February; looks capable of bouncing back from a lesser effort last month
721330
Age: 4
Weight: 9-6
OR: 57
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-9 tp 7/12 Escape Route (4½L) 9/1 57 61
6 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-6 tp 2/12 Amazing Teens (¾L) 41/5 56 66
21 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-4 tp 1/12 Forever Glorious (shd) 3/1F 51 63
7 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 11f Gd Hc 9-1 tp 3/10 Romantic Fantasy (snk) 32/5 50 62
17 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-13 tp 3/11 Super Contented (¾L) 14/1 50 61
7 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 9-1 tp 11/14 Special Hedge (6½L) 30/1 52 51
5
(3)
Reach Goal silk
CD
Reach Goal t
J: L Hewitson
T: Jamie Richards
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 29 in the last 14 days (3%)
Seemingly took a backward for Jamie Richards in April; 9lb above his last winning mark
9220-0
Age: 6
Weight: 9-1
OR: 52
Days: 38
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd/Y Hc 9-3 t 9/14 Legion Of Merit (8¼L) 37/10 52 48
27 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 11f Gd Hc 9-1 t 2/12 Sharpen Bright (nk) 13/1 50 61
16 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 9-2 t 2/14 Casa Cosmo (2¾L) 73/1 50 61
7 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-1 t 10/12 Lovero (9L) 33/1 52 43
29 Oct 23 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-1 t 10/12 Precise Express (6L) 4/1 52 52
17 Sep 23 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-0 t 4/12 Pakistan Friend (¾L) 18/1 51 61
6
(2)
Sharpen Bright silk
CD
BF
Sharpen Bright b
J: Karis Teetan
T: D J Hall
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (0%)
Gained a deserved breakthrough in March; held off his elevated mark in two starts since
741226
Age: 4
Weight: 9-0
OR: 51
Days: 38
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd/Y Hc 9-2 b 7/14 Legion Of Merit (6L) 33/10F 51 51
7 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 9-0 4/13 Winning Steps (1¾L) 42/10 51 60
27 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 11f Gd Hc 8-11 1/12 Reach Goal (nk) 19/5 46 58
7 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 11f Gd Hc 8-10 p 2/10 Romantic Fantasy (shd) 13/10F 45 57
28 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 8-11 p 2/10 Nicholson Returns (3¼L) 14/1 45 55
7 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 8-10 b1 6/14 Special Hedge (3¾L) 43/5 47 51
7
(9)
Precise Express silk
C
Precise Express h
J: Andrea Atzeni
T: P F Yiu
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Mixed record since gaining his fourth career victory in October; should be showing more
854887
Age: 8
Weight: 8-13
OR: 50
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-4 h 8/12 Escape Route (5½L) 73/10 52 54
17 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-4 h 5/12 Turin Warrior (4L) 33/1 54 58
27 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 11f Gd Hc 9-5 h 4/12 Sharpen Bright (1¼L) 33/1 54 63
21 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-9 h 8/12 Serangoon (4L) 20/1 56 60
7 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 11f Gd Hc 9-9 h 8/10 Romantic Fantasy (2½L) 22/1 58 66
17 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-4 h 7/11 Super Contented (3½L) 15/1 60 66
8
(8)
Super Hong Kong silk
CD
C
Super Hong Kong b
J: Matthew Chadwick
T: C H Yip
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
Ended his time with Manfred Man in disappointing fashion; significant step forward needed
09-030
Age: 6
Weight: 8-13
OR: 50
Days: 129
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 9-4 tb 10/10 Nicholson Returns (31L) 24/1 52 7
7 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 9-3 tv1 9/14 Special Hedge (5L) 48/1 54 56
23 Dec 23 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 9-8 tb 10/11 Jubilation (9L) 11/1 56 51
29 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 11f Gd Hc 9-6 tb 3/11 Wonder Years (2¾L) 30/1 57 65
11 Nov 23 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 9-8 tb 13/13 Billionaire Secret (16L) 31/1 59 44
29 Oct 23 Hap Happy Valley 11f Gd Hc 8-4 tb 8/8 Turin Mascot (6¼L) 12/1 61 62
9
(7)
Legion Of Merit silk
CD
C
Legion Of Merit tb
J: Ben E Thompson
T: W Y So
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C
3 x Course Winner - Won 3 times before at this course
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (4%)
Took full advantage of his reduced mark in April; scored off a higher mark last season
126070
Age: 7
Weight: 8-9
OR: 46
Days: 38
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd/Y Hc 8-5 tb 1/14 Romantic Fantasy (1¼L) 106/10 40 53
7 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 8-3 tb 2/13 Winning Steps (¾L) 25/1 40 51
3 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 9f St Hc 9-9 tb 6/14 Joyful Champion (7½L) 16/1 40 40
20 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-6 tb 10/12 Red Majesty (7¾L) 40/1 43 38
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
10
(5)
Chateau Le Peche silk
Chateau Le Peche b
J: Alexis Badel
T: Jimmy Ting
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 28 in the last 14 days (4%)
Took a step forward in April but two disappointing efforts have followed; others preferred
703060
Age: 3
Weight: 8-7
OR: 44
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 May 24 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 8-9 b 7/13 Satirical Glory (5L) 18/1 46 51
28 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd/Y Hc 8-13 b 13/14 Legion Of Merit (13L) 14/1 48 35
7 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 8-11 b 3/13 Winning Steps (1¼L) 44/1 48 58
24 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 8-12 b 10/14 Californiatotality (6½L) 44/1 50 50
3 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-1 b 6/14 Devas Twelve (4¼L) 160/1 52 55
7 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-13 b1 11/12 Lovero (9½L) 90/1 52 42
11
(10)
Absolute Sunshine silk
Absolute Sunshine t
J: M L Yeung
T: David A Hayes
Useful when trained in Australia but unplaced on all 14 local starts; look elsewhere
090089
Age: 4
Weight: 8-6
OR: 43
Days: 10
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 May 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-8 t 11/14 Bright Inheritance (6¼L) 83/1 45 42
1 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd/Y Hc 8-11 p 9/12 Cordyceps One (7¾L) 36/1 48 45
20 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-12 tb 13/13 Celtic Times (7½L) 101/1 51 46
7 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-4 tb 10/14 Californiatotality (6½L) 81/1 54 51
24 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 9-6 tb 8/14 Californiatotality (5¼L) 53/1 56 59
6 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-8 tb 9/12 Amazing Teens (8L) 11/2 58 53
12
(12)
Running Boy silk
Running Boy
J: C Y Ho
T: K W Lui
Has shown progress on his last two starts; another step forward needed for win purposes
440080
Age: 4
Weight: 8-7
OR: 42
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-9 4/10 Big Red (2¼L) 61/10 43 47
1 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd/Y Hc 8-10 4/12 Cordyceps One (3¼L) 44/1 45 53
3 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-13 t 10/11 Must Go (13½L) 99/1 48 21
13 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-0 t 12/12 King Eccellente (10½L) 44/1 50 32
28 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-2 t 8/11 Super Joy N Fun (5L) 123/1 52 51
7 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-3 t 11/12 Super Joy N Fun (8L) 113/1 52 39
13
(13)
Winning Steps silk
Winning Steps he
T: P C Ng
Back in the winner's enclosure in April but safely held off his revised rating since
001396
Age: 5
Weight: 9-0
OR: 51
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 May 24 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 8-12 he 10/13 Satirical Glory (6½L) 25/1 51 53
28 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd/Y Hc 9-0 he 14/14 Legion Of Merit (15L) 16/1 51 34
7 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 8-7 he 1/13 Legion Of Merit (¾L) 114/10 46 59
27 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 11f Gd Hc 8-9 he 3/12 Sharpen Bright (1¼L) 30/1 46 55
16 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 9-2 he 9/14 Casa Cosmo (7¼L) 11/1 48 50
25 Feb 24 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 8-13 he 6/12 Kimberley (4¼L) 16/1 50 53
14
(14)
Nice Birdie silk
CD
C
Nice Birdie t
T: C S Shum
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
Two Class 5 wins this season; more on his plate in this higher grade
612558
Age: 5
Weight: 8-4
OR: 41
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-2 t 6/11 Setanta (2½L) 11/1 41 48
10 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 11f Gd Hc 9-5 t 1/11 Happy Hero (nk) 63/10 36 49
3 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 9f St Hc 9-5 t 2/14 Joyful Champion (2¼L) 10/1 36 47
20 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-7 t 5/12 Dragon Pride (2¾L) 12/1 38 48
28 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-7 t 5/12 Palace Pal (3¼L) 13/1 39 48
7 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-6 t 8/12 United Endeavors (5¼L) 9/1 39 42
Verdict

The vote goes to BILLIONAIRE SECRET, who has been competitive in better company and looks a major threat returning to this level.

Verdict silk image
Billionaire Secret

Betting Forecast:

7/2 Billionaire Secret,

4/1 Intrepid Winner,

7/1 Romantic Fantasy,

8/1 Running Boy,

10/1 Reach Goal,

12/1 Sharpen Bright,

Legion Of Merit,

14/1 Super Hong Kong,

Chateau Le Peche,

16/1 Serangoon,

Precise Express,

20/1 Absolute Sunshine

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