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Violet Hill Handicap (Div I) (Class 3) (3yo+) (Course A) (Turf) Racecard

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 6f
  • Going: Good
Runners
12

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(12)
Kaholo Angel silk
CD
D
Kaholo Angel t
J: Hugh Bowman
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%)
Consistent and won over C&D in April; plenty of positives but wide draw is the worry
41326-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-7
OR: 75
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd/Y Hc 8-8 t 4/11 Colourful Emperor (4¼L) 18/5 75 78
17 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-2 t 1/10 Wings Of War (1¾L) 77/20 69 83
31 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-1 t 3/14 James Tak (3L) 79/10 68 70
6 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-4 t 2/9 Celestial Colours (1¼L) 17/10F 67 76
1 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-12 t 6/14 Global Harmony (3¾L) 69/10 67 68
6 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-12 t 2/12 Tomodachi Kokoroe (½L) 7/2 65 76
2
(3)
Watch Buddy silk
CD
Watch Buddy
J: Harry Bentley
T: P F Yiu
CD
4 x C&D Winner - Won 4 times before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 27 in the last 14 days (4%)
Four-time C&D winner but has struggled from this mark of late; others preferred
6711-4
Age: 4
Weight: 9-7
OR: 75
Days: 84
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-0 6/9 Raging Blizzard (3½L) 37/10 75 78
6 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-8 7/9 Celestial Colours (5L) 32/5 75 72
7 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-3 1/12 Healthy Healthy (nse) EvensF 69 79
17 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 1/12 Raging Blizzard (hd) 13/2 63 77
29 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 4/11 Armour Eagle (¾L) 42/10 63 74
29 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-7 1/12 Super Eagle (½L) 16/5F 58 72
3
(4)
Lady's Choice silk
D
Lady's Choice hb
J: Karis Teetan
T: C W Chang
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Happy Valley debut; yet to win this season but knocking on the door; considered
223020
Age: 4
Weight: 9-0
OR: 68
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 May 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-12 hb 2/12 Full Credit (½L) 53/10 67 77
20 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-12 hb 2/12 Solid Impact (nk) 9/1 66 76
7 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-13 hb 3/9 Hasten Delight (1¾L) 7/5F 66 76
3 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-9 hv 10/11 Prawns Eleven (6½L) 11/10F 66 59
12 Feb 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-13 hv 2/14 Ka Ying Rising (nk) 24/1 65 76
24 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-8 hv 10/12 Magniac (8½L) 63/10 65 55
4
(6)
Happy Fat Cat silk
CD
D
Happy Fat Cat tp
J: Ellis Wong 7
T: W K Mo
CD
3 x C&D Winner - Won 3 times before on this course at this distance
D
6 x Distance Winner - Won 6 times before at this distance
Prolific winner; landed a C&D Class 3 in March but has struggled from this mark since
791125
Age: 5
Weight: 8-12
OR: 66
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-7 t 7/10 Wings Of War (6½L) 22/1 66 58
17 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-12 t 9/10 Superb Capitalist (17L) 9/1 66 33
13 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-2 t 1/8 Nicconi County (shd) 17/1 61 72
21 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-2 t 1/12 Hercules (½L) 47/10F 55 67
7 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-2 t 2/12 Dan Attack (¾L) 12/1 55 66
28 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-10 t 5/14 Champion Instinct (4L) 39/1 57 58
5
(1)
Youthful Spirits silk
Youthful Spirits ht
J: L J Ferraris
T: Mark Newnham
Ex-Australian; has displayed promise in four HK starts; interesting stepping up in trip
7240-1
Age: 4
Weight: 8-11
OR: 65
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-9 ht 7/12 Midori Glory (3L) 9/1 65 66
24 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-8 ht 2/7 Beauty Waves (hd) 41/5 63 73
27 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-10 ht 4/12 Beauty Waves (2½L) 117/1 64 68
10 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-9 ht1 10/14 Baby Crystal (10L) 65/1 65 40
6
(8)
Righteous Arion silk
CD
Righteous Arion t
J: Brenton Avdulla
T: A S Cruz
CD
3 x C&D Winner - Won 3 times before on this course at this distance
C&D Class 4 winner latest; 5lb rise forces him into a higher grade; others look stronger
125554
Age: 4
Weight: 8-10
OR: 64
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-9 t 1/12 Telecom Speed (nk) 3/1J 59 71
24 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-8 ht 2/11 High Percentage (1¼L) 19/5 59 69
7 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-8 ht 5/9 Eighty Light Years (3¼L) 26/5 61 65
24 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 8-9 ht 5/14 Patch Of Theta (1½L) 40/1 61 69
3 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-4 ht 5/14 Blue Marlin (3½L) 15/2 63 64
15 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-5 ht 4/11 Golden Empire (2¼L) 13/10F 63 72
7
(11)
Lucky Archangel silk
CD
Lucky Archangel b
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: F C Lor
CD
6 x C&D Winner - Won 6 times before on this course at this distance
Prolific C&D winner and down to a good mark now; lack of compelling recent form the worry
980760
Age: 6
Weight: 8-9
OR: 63
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 b 9/10 Wings Of War (7½L) 44/1 65 53
17 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-10 b 8/10 Kaholo Angel (5¾L) 37/1 67 62
27 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-13 b 11/12 Harmony N Blessed (9½L) 32/1 69 53
6 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-13 b 7/9 Colourful Emperor (4½L) 87/10 71 70
15 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-4 b 6/11 A Americ Te Specso (1¾L) 21/1 72 78
17 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-2 b 10/12 Watch Buddy (5¾L) 73/1 73 68
8
(5)
Act Of Faith silk
CD
Act Of Faith b
J: Antoine Hamelin
T: J Size
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
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%)
C&D Class 4 winner in November but held in this company since; place claims from this mark
565234
Age: 5
Weight: 8-8
OR: 62
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd/Y Hc 8-7 b 5/11 Colourful Emperor (6¾L) 33/1 64 59
17 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-9 b 6/10 Kaholo Angel (3¾L) 69/10 66 68
27 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-12 b 5/12 Beauty Waves (3½L) 74/10 66 66
6 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 b 2/9 Colourful Emperor (½L) 9/1 64 76
15 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-11 b 3/11 Golden Empire (2L) 11/2 64 74
31 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-10 b 4/12 Nicconi County (2¼L) 10/1 65 70
9
(7)
Joy Coming silk
CD
Joy Coming tb
J: L Hewitson
T: K W Lui
CD
3 x C&D Winner - Won 3 times before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 29 in the last 14 days (3%)
Multiple C&D winner who performed creditably from this mark latest; should be thereabouts
3818-5
Age: 4
Weight: 8-8
OR: 62
Days: 49
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-5 tb 3/10 Kaholo Angel (2L) 10/1 62 69
27 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 tb 8/12 Harmony N Blessed (6½L) 14/1 62 56
15 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-8 tb1 1/12 Multidarling (shd) 197/10 57 67
10 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-8 tp 8/12 Lyrical Motion (4L) 79/10 58 60
13 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-9 tp 5/12 Togepi (1¾L) 9/1 58 64
15 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-7 tp 3/12 Talents Supremo (1½L) 71/10 58 66
10
(9)
Telecom Speed silk
CD
D
BF
Telecom Speed
J: Angus Chung 3
T: Y S Tsui
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 28 in the last 14 days (4%)
Dual C&D winner and beaten in photo finishes on past two starts; warrants consideration
224364
Age: 6
Weight: 8-8
OR: 62
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-6 2/12 The Perfect Match (shd) 21/10F 60 73
8 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-9 2/12 Righteous Arion (nk) 51/10 59 70
24 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-12 4/12 Our Lucky Glory (1¾L) 9/1 59 65
10 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-8 3/12 Golden Link (1L) 15/1 59 68
20 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-4 6/12 High Percentage (4L) 73/10 59 59
28 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-9 4/11 Super Joy N Fun (3½L) 42/10 59 62
11
(10)
King Eccellente silk
CD
King Eccellente
J: K De Melo
T: Douglas Whyte
CD
3 x C&D Winner - Won 3 times before on this course at this distance
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%)
C&D Class 4 winner in March but struggled on Class 3 debut latest; more needed here
021042
Age: 5
Weight: 8-7
OR: 61
Days: 56
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-5 10/12 Sports Legend (10L) 12/1 61 43
27 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-13 2/12 Our Lucky Glory (¾L) 13/2 60 69
13 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-3 1/12 Harmony N Home (1¼L) 12/1 53 68
28 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-3 10/12 Beauty Infinity (7L) 81/10 54 47
31 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-4 4/12 Happy Golf (¾L) 41/10 54 61
4 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-2 2/8 Beauty Infinity (¾L) 57/10 53 65
12
(2)
Kyrus Dragon silk
Kyrus Dragon h
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%)
Just eight starts into HK career; placed over C&D from this mark the last twice; chance
32456-
Age: 4
Weight: 8-6
OR: 60
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-3 h 3/10 Wings Of War (2¾L) 11/1 60 64
17 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 h 2/10 Superb Capitalist (4¼L) 41/5 60 68
13 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-5 h 4/9 Raging Blizzard (2¾L) 16/1 61 67
15 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-10 h 5/11 A Americ Te Specso (1¼L) 18/1 62 69
7 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-8 h 6/10 Pleasant Endeavor (2½L) 33/1 64 68
15 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-9 h 8/8 Humble Star (5½L) 11/1 66 62
13
(13)
Amazing Victory silk
D
Amazing Victory t
T: W Y So
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Yet to run here but has won three times at Sha Tin; recent form not persuasive
587354
Age: 5
Weight: 9-3
OR: 71
Days: 25
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 May 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 9-5 t 5/12 Gracious Express (1¼L) 56/10 72 80
14 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-7 t 8/14 Beauty Fit (2½L) 18/5 73 76
24 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-9 t 7/14 Patch Of Theta (3L) 15/1 75 78
25 Feb 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-6 t 3/14 Young Champion (1¼L) 33/10F 75 84
28 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-6 t 5/14 Green N White (1½L) 43/5 75 83
1 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-8 t 4/14 Fun Together (1¼L) 30/1 75 84
14
(14)
Rising From Ashes silk
CD
C
Rising From Ashes tb
T: C W Chang
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C
3 x Course Winner - Won 3 times before at this course
Former C&D winner but has been struggling since joining this stable; hard to fancy
056705
Age: 6
Weight: 9-9
OR: 77
Days: 10
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 May 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-1 tb 10/13 Huge Wave (4L) 28/1 79 80
5 May 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-1 tb 5/11 Ka Ying Rising (4¼L) 159/1 80 80
10 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-5 tb 6/8 Moments In Time (4¾L) 21/1 82 79
31 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-6 tb 7/7 Flaming Rabbit (6L) 47/1 84 81
10 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 8-7 tb 12/14 Happy Together (3½L) 35/1 86 88
21 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-10 tb 5/7 Mr Ascendency (3¼L) 29/1 88 91
Verdict

This looks like a good opportunity for KYRUS DRAGON to win for the first time in Hong Kong.

Verdict silk image
Kyrus Dragon

Betting Forecast:

7/2 Kyrus Dragon,

6/1 Kaholo Angel,

Lady's Choice,

Telecom Speed,

7/1 Righteous Arion,

8/1 Joy Coming,

9/1 Youthful Spirits,

10/1 Watch Buddy,

14/1 Act Of Faith,

King Eccellente,

25/1 Happy Fat Cat,

Lucky Archangel

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