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Shouson Hill Handicap (Class 3) (3yo+) (Course A) (Turf) Racecard

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 1m 55y
  • Going: Good
Runners
11

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(1)
Frantanck silk
D
Frantanck
J: L J Ferraris
T: P C Ng
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Has won twice at Sha Tin this season; up to career-high HK mark as a result; needs more
631417
Age: 5
Weight: 9-9
OR: 77
Days: 38
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Y Hc 9-1 6/11 Karma (3¼L) 39/10 77 80
14 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 9-4 3/14 Holy Lake (¾L) 9/1 76 85
31 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-12 1/14 Flagship Warrior (½L) 123/20 70 83
24 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 9f GF Hc 8-8 4/13 The Best Peach (2½L) 54/10 70 76
10 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-7 1/14 Illuminous (¾L) 41/5 64 76
25 Feb 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-3 7/13 Universal Horizon (1L) 47/10 64 72
2
(4)
Gallant Waking silk
CD
C
Gallant Waking
J: C Y Ho
T: K W Lui
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C
4 x Course Winner - Won 4 times before at this course
C&D winner in January; still 4lb higher now and failed to beat a rival last time out
945381
Age: 5
Weight: 9-9
OR: 77
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-8 9/9 Flamingo Trillion (12½L) 69/10 78 63
24 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-9 4/12 Flamingo Trillion (2L) 77/10 79 86
27 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-13 5/11 Show Respect (3¾L) 16/1 79 83
6 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-9 3/9 Red Hare King (½L) 11/1 78 89
31 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-7 8/11 Simply Maverick (5¾L) 11/1 78 79
4 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-2 1/11 Moments In Time (nk) 109/20 73 84
3
(8)
Lovero silk
CD
Lovero t
J: Angus Chung 3
T: A S Cruz
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 28 in the last 14 days (4%)
Confirmed his liking for these conditions with recent C&D win; remains on an upward curve
102212
Age: 5
Weight: 9-6
OR: 74
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-9 t 1/10 Star Contact (shd) 93/10 69 78
10 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-7 t 11/12 Ivy League (3¼L) 89/10 69 71
20 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-7 t 2/12 Samarkand (hd) 12/5F 67 76
21 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 7-13 t 2/12 Winning Dragon (nse) 11/2 65 74
7 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-4 t 1/12 Sturdy Ruby (nk) 61/10 60 72
10 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-4 t 2/10 Simply Maverick (2L) 39/1 60 74
4
(7)
Zoom Boom silk
CD
C
D
Zoom Boom
J: Harry Bentley
T: Douglas Whyte
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 27 in the last 14 days (4%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 21 in the last 14 days (0%)
Has returned from injury in good form; C&D winner in April and not disgraced since; claims
412856
Age: 6
Weight: 9-3
OR: 71
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-13 4/10 Lovero (½L) 29/10 70 78
17 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-9 1/12 Red Hare King (2L) 15/2 63 75
27 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-6 2/11 Show Respect (1¼L) 49/10 62 72
25 Feb 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-7 8/13 Universal Horizon (1½L) 18/1 63 70
12 Feb 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 7-12 5/14 California Voce (2½L) 27/1 65 71
21 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-13 6/14 Storm Rider (3L) 100/1 65 70
5
(3)
Lean Hero silk
CD
C
Lean Hero tb
J: Karis Teetan
T: David A Hayes
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
Dual course winner earlier in the season but form has deteriorated; needs to up his game
0092-5
Age: 4
Weight: 9-1
OR: 69
Days: 94
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 9-2 tb 13/14 Massive Sovereign (19L) 48/1 71 52
15 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-1 tb 10/12 Noble Pursuit (4½L) 12/1 72 75
31 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-3 tb 9/11 Simply Maverick (8¼L) 73/10 72 67
10 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-0 tb 2/12 Prime Minister (shd) 57/10 70 77
29 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-1 tb 5/10 Chill Chibi (3½L) 73/10 70 75
8 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-8 tb 1/12 Intrepid Winner (½L) 56/10 65 76
6
(2)
Rocket Spade silk
D
Rocket Spade t
J: Hugh Bowman
T: C Fownes
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (4%)
New Zealand Group 1 winner but 0-22 in HK; difficult to fancy on recent evidence
6099-2
Age: 6
Weight: 9-1
OR: 69
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 May 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-0 t 6/14 Voyage Samurai (3½L) 35/1 71 75
28 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Y Hc 9-4 t 11/14 Top Gun (6½L) 20/1 74 67
6 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-8 t 9/9 Red Hare King (5L) 9/1 77 78
7 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-7 t 9/12 Eighteen Palms (4¾L) 17/5F 79 81
7 Jun 23 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-9 t 2/12 S J Tourbillon (1¾L) 21/10F 80 90
17 May 23 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-2 t 2/12 Meaningful Star (shd) 57/10 78 90
7
(9)
Eighteen Palms silk
CD
Eighteen Palms tb
J: Alexis Badel
T: C S Shum
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 28 in the last 14 days (4%)
Dual C&D winner but 4lb above his last winning mark and recent form concerning; opposable
005441
Age: 5
Weight: 8-12
OR: 66
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 May 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-12 tb 12/14 Patch Of Theta (11L) 90/1 68 51
24 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-13 tb 10/12 Flamingo Trillion (7½L) 7/1 69 64
10 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-12 tb 5/12 Ivy League (1¼L) 28/1 69 75
20 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-13 tb 4/12 Samarkand (¾L) 11/1 68 76
28 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-0 tb 4/10 June Planet (4½L) 54/10 68 68
7 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-4 tb 1/12 Tourbillon Prince (1¾L) 69/10 62 75
8
(11)
Beato silk
D
Beato tv
J: Brenton Avdulla
T: A S Cruz
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Sharply up the weights for January's Sha Tin win; progress required to defy this rating
033418
Age: 5
Weight: 8-11
OR: 65
Days: 52
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 8-12 tv 10/14 Holy Lake (4¾L) 10/1 65 65
31 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-12 tv 3/14 Frantanck (1¾L) 5/1 65 74
10 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-12 tv1 3/14 Frantanck (1L) 19/5 64 73
25 Feb 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-8 tb 4/13 Universal Horizon (nk) 2/1F 64 74
28 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-4 tb 1/13 Joyful Prosperity (1½L) 11/5F 55 69
13 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-6 tb 8/14 Holy Lake (4L) 19/10F 57 60
9
(10)
Galvanic silk
CD
D
Galvanic t
J: Ellis Wong 7
T: C Fownes
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (4%)
Continued good form with Class 4 dirt win latest but progress required from this rating
126150
Age: 4
Weight: 8-11
OR: 65
Days: 46
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-13 t 1/14 Starship Eighty (nk) 15/4F 59 70
3 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-12 t 2/14 Forever Folks (1L) 32/5 58 67
20 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-9 t 6/12 Courier Magic (2½L) 53/10 58 64
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
10
(5)
Helene Warrior silk
Helene Warrior t
J: L Hewitson
T: C S Shum
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 29 in the last 14 days (3%)
Dual British winner last year; promising start to life in HK; makes some each-way appeal
4465-1
Age: 3
Weight: 8-10
OR: 64
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 May 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-8 t 4/14 Voyage Samurai (2½L) 10/1 65 68
28 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Y Hc 8-8 t 4/11 Karma (2L) 13/1 65 68
14 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-9 t 6/14 Beauty Fit (2¼L) 29/1 66 79
27 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-12 5/12 Harmony N Blessed (4¾L) 23/1 66 75
15 Sep 23 Don Doncaster 6f Sft 42yHc 9-3 1/9 Kingswood Flyer (4¼L) 3/1F 79 92
23 Aug 23 Yor York 6f GF 22yHc 8-2 10/16 Zoulu Chief (11½L) 7/1 80 56
11
(6)
Chain Of Gold silk
Chain Of Gold ht
J: Zac Purton
T: W K Mo
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 6 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (25%)
Going the right way; decent effort over C&D latest and Purton keeps the ride; interesting
539637
Age: 4
Weight: 8-8
OR: 62
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-7 ht 5/10 Lovero (1L) 41/10 62 71
10 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-5 ht 3/12 Ivy League (½L) 43/1 60 70
20 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-7 htp 9/12 Colourful Emperor (4L) 26/1 62 60
28 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-7 htp 6/10 Sugar Sugar (2¾L) 83/10 63 66
7 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 ht 3/12 Sugar Sugar (2¼L) 24/1 63 68
17 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-7 ht1 7/10 Happy United (3L) 32/1 63 67
Verdict

The vote goes to CHAIN OF GOLD, who shaped better than the bare result suggests last time out.

Verdict silk image
Chain Of Gold

Betting Forecast:

3/1 Chain Of Gold,

9/2 Lovero,

5/1 Zoom Boom,

7/1 Helene Warrior,

8/1 Frantanck,

Galvanic,

10/1 Gallant Waking,

14/1 Rocket Spade,

Beato,

16/1 Lean Hero,

33/1 Eighteen Palms

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