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Briar Handicap (Class 2) (3yo+) (Course A) (Turf) Racecard

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 5f
  • Going: Good
Runners
7

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(6)
Majestic Knight silk
CD
C
Majestic Knight b
J: Hugh Bowman
T: Douglas Whyte
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
C
3 x Course Winner - Won 3 times before at this course
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 26 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 18 in the last 14 days (0%)
Ready C&D winner two runs ago; held over 6f since but of interest at this trip
015681
Age: 5
Weight: 9-9
OR: 98
Days: 43
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-9 b 11/12 Superb Capitalist (9¼L) 89/10 98 82
24 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-0 b 1/9 Harmony N Blessed (1¼L) 59/20 91 103
13 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-6 b 5/11 Beauty Charge (1½L) 9/1 91 97
21 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 b 6/8 Tomodachi Kokoroe (1¾L) 10/1 91 96
12 Feb 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-0 b 8/13 Howdeepisyourlove (3¼L) 77/10 91 91
4 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-10 b 1/12 Wonder Kit (hd) 67/20 86 98
2
(3)
Nervous Witness silk
CD
D
Nervous Witness p
J: L Hewitson
T: David A Hayes
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
5 x Distance Winner - Won 5 times before at this distance
Below his best since Sha Tin win in March but mark beginning to ease; player in this grade
83701-
Age: 6
Weight: 9-7
OR: 96
Days: 26
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Jun 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-9 8/9 Copartner Prance (5¾L) 12/1 98 90
24 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-8 3/9 Majestic Knight (3L) 15/1 99 100
7 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd G2 8-11 h 7/11 Lucky Sweynesse (6¼L) 40/1 99 95
24 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 8-12 h 10/11 Flying Ace (8¾L) 26/5 99 80
3 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-9 h 1/12 Invincible Sage (2L) 87/10 91 106
29 Oct 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-0 7/9 Seasons Wit (7L) 57/10 93 87
3
(1)
Whizz Kid silk
CD
D
Whizz Kid tv
J: Brenton Avdulla
T: A S Cruz
CD
4 x C&D Winner - Won 4 times before on this course at this distance
D
6 x Distance Winner - Won 6 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 22 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (0%)
Happy Valley specialist who is back down to a reasonable rating; likeable claims
656948
Age: 5
Weight: 9-7
OR: 96
Days: 26
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Jun 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 9-6 tv 6/9 Copartner Prance (3¼L) 36/1 98 98
24 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-9 tv 5/9 Majestic Knight (4L) 11/1 100 97
7 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd G2 8-11 tv 6/11 Lucky Sweynesse (5¾L) 68/1 101 97
24 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 9-1 tv 9/11 Flying Ace (6½L) 72/1 102 90
3 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 9-6 tv 4/12 Nervous Witness (2½L) 9/1 102 108
28 Jan 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd G1 9-0 tv 8/13 Victor The Winner (4¾L) 103/1 102 107
4
(7)
Copartner Ambition silk
C
Copartner Ambition tb
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: C S Shum
C
4 x Course Winner - Won 4 times before at this course
Has won four times over 6f here this season but is probably vulnerable in this company
6621-1
Age: 6
Weight: 8-8
OR: 83
Days: 8
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Jun 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 tb 6/9 Copartner Prance (5½L) 16/1 83 76
13 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 tb 6/11 Beauty Charge (2½L) 9/1 83 86
21 Feb 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-6 tb 2/12 Bon's A Pearla (1½L) 11/5F 82 88
10 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-6 tb 1/12 Celestial Colours (1½L) 54/10 74 87
13 Dec 23 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-13 tb 1/12 Brave Star (hd) 53/20F 68 77
15 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-1 tb 5/12 Wonder Kit (2L) 44/5 68 73
5
(5)
Baby Crystal silk
D
Baby Crystal tb
J: Angus Chung 3
T: K W Lui
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 19 in the last 14 days (0%)
Four-time Sha Tin winner; continues to improve with each run; dangerous to rule out
221181
Age: 5
Weight: 8-6
OR: 81
Days: 26
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Jun 24 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 9-1 tb 2/10 Ka Ying Victory (nk) 19/10 79 91
11 May 24 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 9-9 tb 2/10 Ka Ying Victory (½L) EvensF 78 89
14 Apr 24 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 9-5 tb 1/10 Stellar Express (nk) 7/4 72 83
10 Mar 24 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 8-10 tb 1/14 James Tak (nk) 50/9 66 77
18 Feb 24 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 8-12 tb 8/12 Victory Moments (5L) 53/10 66 64
4 Feb 24 Sha Sha Tin 5f Gd Hc 7-13 tb 1/14 Stellar Express (½L) 73/20F 60 73
6
(2)
Beauty Waves silk
CD
D
BF
Beauty Waves t
J: Karis Teetan
T: P C Ng
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
Distance Specialist - 3 wins from 5 starts at this distance (60%)
Rapidly progressive dual C&D winner; into a higher grade here but might improve again
21122-
Age: 4
Weight: 8-6
OR: 81
Days: 43
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-9 t 2/12 Midori Glory (hd) 6/5F 79 90
24 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-4 t 1/7 Youthful Spirits (hd) EvensF 73 84
27 Mar 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-13 t 1/12 Harmony Fire (½L) 13/20F 67 80
31 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-12 2/12 Tomodachi Kokoroe (1½L) 4/5F 67 76
4 Jan 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-11 2/11 Bon's A Pearla (nk) 11/10F 66 76
10 Dec 23 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-13 3/14 Galaxy Patch (3L) 16/5 66 75
7
(4)
Humble Star silk
CD
C
Humble Star t
J: Andrea Atzeni
T: P C Ng
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
C
3 x Course Winner - Won 3 times before at this course
Dual C&D winner in lower grade earlier in campaign; has struggled from higher marks since
8749-1
Age: 5
Weight: 8-4
OR: 78
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Jun 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-9 t 8/11 Youthful Spirits (5½L) 25/1 79 78
22 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-7 t 7/12 Superb Capitalist (5L) 11/1 82 79
8 May 24 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-2 t 4/10 Wings Of War (3L) 30/1 80 83
24 Apr 24 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-3 t 9/9 Majestic Knight (6L) 15/2 80 70
29 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-5 t 1/8 Grateful Heart (1¼L) 39/20 73 88
15 Nov 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-9 t 1/8 Atomic Energy (1½L) 47/20F 66 81
Verdict

Many chances but the nod goes to WHIZZ KID, who has a formidable C&D record and has dropped to a fair-looking mark.

Verdict silk image
Whizz Kid

Betting Forecast:

15/8 Beauty Waves,

5/2 Baby Crystal,

7/2 Whizz Kid,

6/1 Majestic Knight,

7/1 Nervous Witness,

12/1 Humble Star,

16/1 Copartner Ambition

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