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Cricket Club Valley Stakes (Handicap) (Class 4) (3yo+) (Course A) (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
(8)
Sixth Generation silk
CD
Sixth Generation htp
J: C Y Ho
T: Jamie Richards
CD
3 x C&D Winner - Won 3 times before on this course at this distance
Course and distance winner lurking on a good mark; good run last time out; key player
224590
Age: 5
Weight: 9-9
OR: 59
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-9 htp 2/12 Atomic Beauty (1¼L) 69/10 59 69
20 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-6 htb 2/14 Sunny Da Best (3L) 58/10 59 69
31 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-9 htb 4/14 Voyage Samurai (3¼L) 13/1 60 66
10 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-7 htb 5/12 Solid Impact (1¾L) 41/1 61 66
28 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-9 ht 9/10 June Planet (9¼L) 25/1 63 52
7 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-7 ht 10/12 Eighteen Palms (5L) 68/10 65 67
2
(10)
Daring Pursuit silk
Daring Pursuit t
J: Hugh Bowman
T: C Fownes
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (4%)
A 6f Sha Tin winner last year and looks feasibly handicapped; not ruled out on track debut
5545-1
Age: 5
Weight: 9-6
OR: 56
Days: 10
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 May 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-7 t 5/14 Bright Inheritance (3L) 81/10 58 62
5 May 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-7 t 5/14 Beauty Glory (3½L) 41/10 59 63
14 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-9 t 4/14 Winning Gold (3½L) 78/10 59 67
31 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-12 t 5/14 Lucky Gold (4L) 17/2 59 62
15 Jan 23 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-1 t 1/14 Brave Dreams (½L) 49/20 52 65
23 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-13 t 11/14 Untold Riches (18L) 23/5F 52 14
3
(2)
Fighting Machine silk
Fighting Machine
J: Zac Purton
T: P C Ng
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 6 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (25%)
A 7f winner under this rider in December; good effort over C&D latest; definite claims
480-16
Age: 4
Weight: 9-6
OR: 56
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-6 4/12 Satirical Fan (2¼L) 17/2 56 62
1 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd/Y Hc 9-5 8/12 Jumbo Legend (5¼L) 9/1 56 56
13 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-6 10/14 Volcanic Spark (4½L) 13/5 56 55
23 Dec 23 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-1 1/14 Perfetto (¾L) 21/20F 51 65
10 Dec 23 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-2 6/14 Gorgeous Win (7L) 36/1 52 47
19 Nov 23 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-1 5/14 Raging Blizzard (3¾L) 30/1 52 53
4
(5)
Setanta silk
CD
Setanta tb
J: L J Ferraris
T: Mark Newnham
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Back to winning ways over C&D latest; mandatory 5lb rise still leaves him on workable mark
153670
Age: 6
Weight: 9-4
OR: 54
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-13 tb 1/11 Dragon Star (nk) 26/5 49 62
1 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd/Y Hc 9-2 tb 5/12 Cordyceps One (3¾L) 17/5F 51 57
17 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-1 tb 3/12 Turin Warrior (1L) 19/1 51 62
31 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-2 tb 6/14 Lucky Gold (4¼L) 9/1 53 55
16 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-5 t 7/12 Champion Instinct (4L) 13/1 55 59
12 Feb 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-8 tb 11/13 Voyage Samurai (5¾L) 19/1 58 53
5
(7)
Turin Warrior silk
CD
BF
Turin Warrior b
J: Karis Teetan
T: K L Man
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Off the mark in HK with C&D success two runs ago; held from this 5lb higher mark since
5130-2
Age: 6
Weight: 9-4
OR: 54
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-4 b 5/11 Setanta (2¼L) 17/5F 54 62
17 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-13 b 1/12 Jumbo Legend (1L) 107/20 49 62
27 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-13 b 3/12 Snowalot (1½L) 13/1 50 60
31 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-0 b 11/12 Noble Pursuit (5½L) 26/5F 50 50
29 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-2 b 2/12 Super Baby (1½L) 6/5F 50 61
6 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-13 b 3/12 Simply Maverick (5½L) 37/10 50 58
6
(9)
Togepi silk
C
Togepi t
J: Harry Bentley
T: W K Mo
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 27 in the last 14 days (4%)
Dual course winner; attractively weighted but stamina is unproven and recent form a worry
00676-
Age: 5
Weight: 9-3
OR: 53
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-4 tb 10/12 The Perfect Match (10L) 23/1 55 36
24 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-6 tb 10/11 High Percentage (5½L) 42/1 57 54
6 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-8 tb 6/12 Happy Soul (3½L) 87/10 59 65
15 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 tb 7/11 A Americ Te Specso (2¼L) 81/10 60 64
17 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-5 tb 6/12 Watch Buddy (3L) 18/1 60 64
29 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-9 tb 5/12 Ernest Feeling (1¾L) 12/1 60 68
7
(11)
Kasa Papa silk
Kasa Papa t
J: Brenton Avdulla
T: A S Cruz
Long-term local maiden; has recently joined new yard and was third over C&D latest; claims
36264-
Age: 6
Weight: 9-2
OR: 52
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-2 t 3/12 Forever Glorious (hd) 32/5 51 63
1 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd/Y Hc 9-0 t 6/12 Jumbo Legend (4L) 5/2F 51 54
20 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-12 t 2/12 Red Majesty (¾L) 5/1 51 62
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
8
(12)
Sight Supreme silk
Sight Supreme e/s
J: Antoine Hamelin
T: J Size
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 17 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (4%)
Promising debut but lesser effort since; questions to answer regarding trip; best watched
95
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: 50
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-2 e/s 9/12 Prime Mortar (5¾L) 63/10 52 51
24 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-1 e/s 5/12 Our Lucky Glory (2¾L) 32/5 52 54
9
(1)
Can't Go Wong silk
CD
Can't Go Wong tb
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: F C Lor
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Broke his HK duck over C&D in March; nothing wrong with four subsequent efforts; consider
432313
Age: 5
Weight: 8-13
OR: 49
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-11 tb 4/12 Forever Glorious (½L) 15/1 48 59
8 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-12 tb 3/12 Atomic Beauty (1¼L) 12/5F 48 58
24 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-12 tb 2/12 I Can (½L) 19/10F 46 56
7 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-10 tb 3/14 Californiatotality (2½L) 9/1 46 52
27 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-9 tb 1/11 Northern Beast (2L) 47/10 40 55
6 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-4 tb 3/11 Strongest Boy (2L) 11/1 41 48
10
(4)
Grand Conqueror silk
Grand Conqueror
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%)
Well beaten all starts; no discernible improvement on stable debut latest; overlooked
0-00
Age: 3
Weight: 8-11
OR: 47
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 May 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-13 13/14 Sky Trust (13½L) 198/1 50 28
26 Dec 23 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-1 p 12/12 Super Goldi (8¾L) 129/1 52 35
26 Nov 23 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 9-1 13/13 Wunderbar (9¾L) 53/1 52 31
11
(3)
Harry's Hero silk
Harry's Hero
J: Ben E Thompson
T: P F Yiu
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (4%)
Has winning form in Britain but 0-12 in HK; well held over C&D the last twice; needs more
877406
Age: 4
Weight: 8-7
OR: 43
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-7 h 8/12 Satirical Fan (4¾L) 9/1 45 45
1 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd/Y Hc 8-10 h 7/12 Jumbo Legend (4¾L) 9/1 47 49
10 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-11 h 7/12 Capital Legend (4¼L) 14/1 49 52
27 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-11 h 4/12 Snowalot (1½L) 36/1 50 59
18 Feb 24 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-13 h 10/14 G Liner (9½L) 32/1 52 42
24 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 9f St Hc 9-3 h 6/11 Blissful Star (4L) 23/5 54 58
12
(6)
Super Eagle silk
C
Super Eagle t
J: Matthew Chadwick
T: W Y So
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Infrequent winner who is better served by a shorter trip; easy enough to swerve this time
478631
Age: 5
Weight: 8-6
OR: 42
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 t 4/12 Prime Mortar (3¾L) 74/10 44 49
1 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd/Y Hc 8-9 t 7/12 Mega Bonus (4½L) 11/1 46 43
10 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-10 t 8/12 E Universe (5¼L) 10/1 47 43
13 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-11 t 6/12 King Eccellente (3L) 3/1 47 53
6 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-10 t 3/12 Solar Partner (2¼L) 42/10 47 55
15 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-5 t 1/11 Golden Long (½L) 7/2 42 53
13
(13)
Dragon Star silk
CD
Dragon Star b
T: P C Ng
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Won consecutive races over C&D earlier in the campaign; back in peak form last time out
255444
Age: 4
Weight: 9-3
OR: 53
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-2 b 2/11 Setanta (nk) 9/2 52 64
17 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-7 v 5/12 Flying Silver (2L) 5/1 54 63
27 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-8 v 5/12 Snowalot (2L) 16/5 55 64
20 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-10 v 4/12 Courier Magic (1¾L) 61/10 55 62
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
14
(14)
Affordable silk
Affordable tp
T: David A Hayes
Ex-Australian who is struggling to get to grips with HK; well beaten over C&D latest
889909
Age: 4
Weight: 9-7
OR: 57
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-9 tp 8/11 Setanta (4½L) 35/1 59 61
5 May 24 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 8-5 tp 8/10 Holy Lake (5¼L) 67/1 62 62
24 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-7 tp 9/12 Flamingo Trillion (7L) 65/1 63 59
17 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-11 tp 9/12 Zoom Boom (5¾L) 96/1 65 63
31 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-0 t 12/14 Frantanck (10L) 162/1 67 57
16 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-13 t 9/14 Outgate (5½L) 38/1 67 63
Verdict

Preference is for top weight SIXTH GENERATION, an in-form multiple C&D winner lurking on a good mark.

Verdict silk image
Sixth Generation

Betting Forecast:

5/2 Fighting Machine,

4/1 Setanta,

5/1 Sixth Generation,

6/1 Can't Go Wong,

8/1 Kasa Papa,

10/1 Turin Warrior,

12/1 Daring Pursuit,

14/1 Sight Supreme,

20/1 Super Eagle,

25/1 Togepi,

50/1 Harry's Hero,

100/1 Grand Conqueror

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