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Pola Cup (Handicap) (Class 3) (3yo+) (Course C) (Turf) Racecard

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 1m 1f
  • Going: Good
Runners
13

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(2)
Stunning Peach silk
Stunning Peach t
J: Zac Purton
T: A S Cruz
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 8 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (33%)
Smart 2yo when based in Ireland and runner-up here (1m) on second HK start
28-212
Age: 3
Weight: 9-9
OR: 80
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 May 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-9 t 2/14 Voyage Samurai (1½L) 16/1 80 86
28 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Y Hc 9-9 t 8/11 Karma (6½L) 19/5 80 73
22 Oct 23 Sai Saint-Cloud 10f VSft 2yG1 9-0 2/7 Los Angeles (nk) 19/10J - 106
30 Sep 23 Lon Longchamp 8f GS 2y 9-0 1/13 Minoushka (1¼L) 7/10F - 97
10 Sep 23 Cur Curragh 7f Gd/Y 2yG1 9-5 2/4 Henry Longfellow (5L) 12/1 109 103
19 Aug 23 Cur Curragh 7f Gd/Y 2yG2 9-5 2/5 Henry Longfellow (2L) 6/1 - 103
2
(8)
Winning Dragon silk
Winning Dragon tv
J: Brenton Avdulla
T: A S Cruz
Second over this trip last month but less exposed rivals look better handicapped
527021
Age: 6
Weight: 9-9
OR: 80
Days: 13
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 May 24 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 9-6 tv1 5/11 Awesome Fluke (2¼L) 30/1 80 85
15 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-9 htb 2/9 Flamingo Trillion (¾L) 16/1 79 89
1 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd/Y Hc 9-8 htb 7/12 Yellowfin (6¾L) 28/1 79 78
10 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-8 htb 10/12 Ivy League (2¾L) 13/1 79 82
6 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-9 htb 2/9 Red Hare King (nk) 18/1 78 89
21 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-12 htb 1/12 Lovero (nse) 111/10 73 82
3
(6)
Alacrity silk
CD
Alacrity tv 1
J: Antoine Hamelin
T: Jamie Richards
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 17 in the last 14 days (0%)
C&D winner; well handicapped now but seems to have gone off the boil lately
770935
Age: 5
Weight: 9-7
OR: 78
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 May 24 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 9-9 et 7/9 Massive Action (4¼L) 81/10 80 83
20 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 8-8 tp 7/13 C P Brave (3L) 44/1 82 87
3 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 9-8 t 12/13 M Unicorn (9½L) 23/1 84 72
10 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 8-7 t 9/14 Happy Together (2½L) 31/10F 86 90
3 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 8-9 et 3/10 Mr Ascendency (nk) 31/10 85 93
18 Feb 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-13 et 5/12 Atullibigeal (3¼L) 11/1 85 88
4
(5)
Supreme Agility silk
Supreme Agility
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: P C Ng
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 23 in the last 14 days (0%)
Group 1 winner in Brazil last year and made satisfactory HK debut last month
7-1411
Age: 3
Weight: 9-7
OR: 78
Days: 13
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 May 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-0 7/13 Huge Wave (3L) 70/1 78 82
2 Sep 23 Sao Cidade Jardim 8f GS 3yG1 9-0 t 1/10 Mr.Man (4½L) 73/10 - -
5 Aug 23 Sao Cidade Jardim 8f GS 3yG1 9-0 t 4/12 Luck Is Back (4¼L) 59/10 - -
5
(7)
Flamingo Trillion silk
C
D
Flamingo Trillion
J: K C Leung
T: F C Lor
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Distance Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts at this distance (67%)
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 14 in the last 14 days (0%)
Bang-in-form 4yo who has won his last two over today's trip at Happy Valley; respected
116632
Age: 4
Weight: 9-3
OR: 74
Days: 24
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-12 1/9 Winning Dragon (¾L) 29/10 68 80
24 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-8 1/12 Berlin Tango (½L) 57/20 62 75
31 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-11 6/14 Frantanck (4¾L) 9/2 64 66
3 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 8-10 6/14 Massive Sovereign (7¼L) 11/1 65 70
15 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-8 3/12 Noble Pursuit (1½L) 7/2F 65 74
28 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-10 2/14 Sweet Encounter (shd) 11/5F 63 73
6
(4)
Universal Horizon silk
C
Universal Horizon b
J: C Y Ho
T: K W Lui
C
3 x Course Winner - Won 3 times before at this course
Returned to form to win here in February but two lesser efforts have followed
7010-0
Age: 5
Weight: 9-3
OR: 74
Days: 41
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Y Hc 9-3 b 7/11 Karma (6L) 17/1 74 71
10 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-6 b 10/14 Frantanck (4½L) 30/1 74 75
25 Feb 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-11 b 1/13 Karma (shd) 186/10 69 79
10 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-0 b1 10/12 Prime Minister (3¼L) 9/1 70 70
10 Dec 23 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 9-1 11/14 C P Brave (14L) 10/1 70 59
16 Jul 23 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-11 2/13 Leading Fortune (nk) 27/10F 68 80
7
(9)
Star Mac silk
Star Mac p
J: Hugh Bowman
T: David A Hayes
0-9 in HK but has posted some good efforts this year; each-way claims at least
450433
Age: 4
Weight: 9-1
OR: 72
Days: 34
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 May 24 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd Hc 9-2 p 4/10 Holy Lake (2¼L) 37/10 73 79
28 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Y Hc 9-3 p 5/11 Karma (2¾L) 66/10 74 78
24 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 10f GF 4y 9-0 b 10/14 Massive Sovereign (9¼L) 22/1 74 85
3 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 9f Gd 4y 9-0 b1 4/14 Helios Express (3½L) 18/1 69 89
4 Feb 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd 4y 9-0 p 3/9 Helios Express (2L) 45/1 64 99
28 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-9 p 3/14 Sweet Encounter (nk) 69/10 62 72
8
(1)
Samarkand silk
D
Samarkand tp
J: Karis Teetan
T: David A Hayes
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Four wins this season; probably on tough mark now but ran well here last month
486119
Age: 5
Weight: 9-0
OR: 71
Days: 13
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 May 24 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 8-9 tp 4/11 Awesome Fluke (2L) 21/1 71 77
11 May 24 Sha Sha Tin 8.5f St Hc 9-0 tp 8/9 Massive Action (5½L) 23/1 71 71
17 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-1 tp 6/12 Zoom Boom (3½L) 18/1 71 74
20 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-9 tp 1/12 Lovero (hd) 7/1 66 75
28 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 9-6 tp 1/12 Sturdy Ruby (nk) 106/10 59 72
24 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 9f St Hc 9-3 tp 9/11 Blissful Star (5½L) 14/1 59 59
9
(12)
Beauty Live silk
C
Beauty Live t
J: Angus Chung 3
T: F C Lor
C
5 x Course Winner - Won 5 times before at this course
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 26 in the last 14 days (4%)
Regressive 6yo who seems badly to have lost his way this season
09000-
Age: 6
Weight: 8-13
OR: 70
Days: 41
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Y Hc 9-2 tp 11/11 Karma (16½L) 99/1 73 46
24 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 9f GF Hc 9-0 t 9/13 The Best Peach (6L) 87/1 76 75
25 Feb 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-9 t 12/13 Universal Horizon (8¼L) 64/1 79 70
21 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 9-3 t 12/14 Natural Storm (7¼L) 116/1 81 76
7 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-6 t 10/13 Helios Express (7¾L) 60/1 83 81
10 Dec 23 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-7 tp 11/13 Taj Dragon (5L) 43/1 85 85
10
(10)
Flagship Warrior silk
C
D
Flagship Warrior t
J: Ellis Wong 7
T: C Fownes
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Flopped badly last time but a contender if judged on his two placed runs in March
02375-
Age: 5
Weight: 8-13
OR: 70
Days: 55
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 8-7 tb 14/14 Holy Lake (18L) 49/10 70 40
31 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-5 tb 2/14 Frantanck (½L) 13/1 68 80
16 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-4 tb 3/14 Outgate (1½L) 9/1 68 75
25 Feb 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 9-1 tb 7/14 Young Champion (3½L) 12/1 70 74
28 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-5 tb 5/14 Sweet Encounter (2½L) 77/10 72 76
26 Dec 23 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-8 tb 4/14 Chancheng Glory (2¼L) 11/1 74 80
11
(11)
Bright Inheritance silk
C
Bright Inheritance b
J: Matthew Chadwick
T: C H Yip
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Quickly back up in grade after shock 1m win last month but further progress is possible
1000-2
Age: 4
Weight: 8-8
OR: 65
Days: 13
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 May 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 9-9 b 1/14 Talents Ambition (½L) 164/1 60 71
5 May 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-7 b 13/13 Tourbillon Prince (7¼L) 137/1 62 56
14 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 8f GF Hc 8-11 b 11/14 Holy Lake (5L) 87/1 64 63
16 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 7f Gd Hc 8-10 12/14 Outgate (6¼L) 118/1 64 58
15 Oct 22 Nwc Newcastle (Aus) 6.5f GS 3yMdHc 9-3 b 8/12 Kimura (4L) 11/2 - -
29 Sep 22 Hkb Hawkesbury 5.5f Hy MdHc 8-13 b1 4/7 Silvanito (3¼L) 19/5 - -
12
(13)
Nicholson Returns silk
CD
C
Nicholson Returns b
J: K De Melo
T: D J Hall
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
C
4 x Course Winner - Won 4 times before at this course
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 17 in the last 14 days (0%)
1m2f course winner in January but has found things tough in this higher grade since
05901-
Age: 5
Weight: 8-6
OR: 63
Days: 62
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 8-8 b 11/11 Eighteen Carat (19½L) 18/1 65 39
24 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 9f GF Hc 8-2 b 5/13 The Best Peach (4¼L) 39/1 66 69
3 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 8-11 b 9/14 Massive Sovereign (7¾L) 16/1 66 70
15 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-9 b 11/12 Noble Pursuit (5¼L) 84/10 66 67
28 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 9-8 b 1/10 Sharpen Bright (3¼L) 37/10 56 73
23 Dec 23 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 9-9 b 3/11 Jubilation (2L) 3/1 57 66
13
(3)
Escape Route silk
C
D
Escape Route h
J: Alexis Badel
T: J Size
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 31 in the last 14 days (3%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 23 in the last 14 days (4%)
Narrow winner in Class 4 last month but well beaten in this grade since
013777
Age: 6
Weight: 8-5
OR: 62
Days: 17
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-6 h 10/12 Romantic Laos (8L) 63/10 62 54
8 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 9-9 h 1/12 Forever Glorious (shd) 94/10 57 70
28 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd/Y Hc 9-9 h 3/14 Legion Of Merit (3½L) 17/1 58 64
7 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 10f Gd Hc 9-9 h 7/13 Winning Steps (4¾L) 78/10 60 63
27 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f Gd Hc 8-6 h 7/11 Show Respect (6¼L) 13/1 62 61
13 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 9f Gd Hc 8-7 h 7/12 Moments In Time (4¼L) 47/10 64 70
Verdict

This looks good for STUNNING PEACH, who was second over 1m here on just his second Hong Kong start and will be suited by today's trip.

Verdict silk image
Stunning Peach

Betting Forecast:

3/1 Stunning Peach,

9/2 Flamingo Trillion,

6/1 Star Mac,

Bright Inheritance,

7/1 Flagship Warrior,

12/1 Alacrity,

Samarkand,

16/1 Winning Dragon,

Supreme Agility,

Escape Route,

25/1 Universal Horizon,

33/1 Nicholson Returns,

50/1 Beauty Live

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