January 24 / 9.50 Sha Tin

9.50 Sha Tin

Good

Great Profits Handicap (Class 3) (3yo+) (Course C) (Turf)

  • Prize money: £115335.46
  • 1m 0f 0y
  • 16 runners
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Great Profits Handicap (Class 3) (3yo+) (Course C) (Turf)

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather:

1st
6 (4)
Super Sunny Sing

7/2 (Won)

Form: 4321-1 C

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 3lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict
Progressive 4yo who has already got three wins to his name from just seven starts; given a 6lb rise for his win here last time (7f) but could improve again stepping up to 1m for the first time.
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1st

6

(4)

24th Jan 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

09:50 Sha Tin

Super Sunny Sing

9st 3lb

J: C Y Ho

T: W Y So

towards rear of midfield, took closer order 3f out, ridden and chased leaders 2f out, led over 1f out, soon clear and in command, easily

7/2

1st

12

(6)

1st Jan 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

09:45 Sha Tin

Super Sunny Sing

8st 12lb

J: C Y Ho

T: W Y So

held up towards rear of midfield, good headway from over 2f out, ridden 2f out, pressed leaders over 1f out, stayed on well to lead 100yds out, shade cosily

7/2

1st

12

(6)

11th Dec 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

09:20 Sha Tin

Super Sunny Sing

8st 5lb

J: Matthew Chadwick

T: W Y So

towards rear of midfield, switched towards outside entering straight, ridden and good headway from 2f out, kept on well to lead 100yds out, ridden out

8/1

10/1

Form: 54/1-9 C

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict
Came from off the pace to make a winning Hong Kong debut over 6f here last month; was well held off this mark over C&D last time, however; needs to improve.
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2nd

4

(11)

24th Jan 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

09:50 Sha Tin

Capital Legend

9st 4lb

J: Hugh Bowman

T: C Fownes

held up towards rear, ridden and stayed on well from 2f out, took 2nd 75yds out, no chance with easy winner

10/1

9th

6

(3)

15th Jan 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

08:35 Sha Tin

Capital Legend

9st 3lb

J: C Y Ho

T: C Fownes

midfield on outside, lost place 2 1/2f out, ridden and no impression from 2f out

4/1

1st

6

(12)

18th Dec 2022

Good

0m 6f 0y

07:35 Sha Tin

Capital Legend

9st 2lb

J: C Y Ho

T: C Fownes

held up towards rear, ridden over 2f out, good headway from inside 2f out, stayed on well to lead narrowly 50yds out, readily

33/1

3rd
1 (12)
Sinba

3/1

Form: 6158-1 C

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict
4-9 in Australia; seemed to appreciate the step up to 7f when getting off the mark in Hong Kong at just the second attempt here last time; potential to improve again stepping up to 1m and Zac Purton now takes over; 8lb rise to contend with, however, and whilst he had the plum draw last time he's been drawn wide today.
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3rd

1

(12)

24th Jan 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

09:50 Sha Tin

Sinba

9st 9lb

J: Zac Purton

T: Jamie Richards

midfield, ridden and headway from 2f out, short of room inside 2f out, kept on final furlong

3/1

1st

8

(1)

8th Jan 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

09:10 Sha Tin

Sinba

9st 0lb

J: Karis Teetan

T: Jamie Richards

midfield, took closer order from 2 1/2f out, ridden and pressed leaders 1 1/2f out, driven to lead 1f out, kept on strongly final furlong, comfortably

33/1

8th

3

(6)

11th Dec 2022

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:35 Sha Tin

Sinba

9st 3lb

J: Jye McNeil

T: Jamie Richards

in touch in midfield on outside, ridden and no impression from inside 2f out

25/1

40/1

Form: 39095- C

Last run: 34 days

W: 8st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
With the exception of a third at Happy Valley in October, he's largely struggled to make an impact this season; now 5lb below last winning mark but he's been drawn in the car park and others hold more obvious claims; blinkers now go on.
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4th

12

(14)

24th Jan 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

09:50 Sha Tin

King’s Capital

8st 8lb

J: L Hewitson

T: David A Hayes

held up towards rear, ridden inside 2f out, kept on well on from 1 1/2f out

40/1

5th

6

(9)

21st Dec 2022

Good

1m 3f 0y

11:15 Happy Valley

King’s Capital

8st 11lb

J: Antoine Hamelin

T: David A Hayes

Placed over the extended mile here in October but has struggled to make an impact in three subsequent starts; 3lb below his last winning mark; a more convincing performance is needed before supporting.

25/1

9th

8

(7)

4th Dec 2022

Standard

1m 0f 55y

08:05 Sha Tin

King’s Capital

8st 11lb

J: L Hewitson

T: David A Hayes

towards rear, ridden inside 3f out, kept on passed beaten rivals final furlong, never in contention

16/1

20/1

Form: 5553-9

Last run: 20 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 68

Form & Verdict
2-6 in Australia; 0-6 so far in Hong Kong, his best effort coming when third at Happy Valley on his penultimate start; not quite so good last time; dropped 2lb today but others have more appeal.
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5th

7

(10)

24th Jan 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

09:50 Sha Tin

Prince Alex

8st 12lb

J: Alexis Badel

T: Douglas Whyte

started slowly, towards rear, ridden 2f out, stayed on well final furlong, nearest finish

20/1

9th

4

(6)

4th Jan 2023

Good

1m 0f 55y

14:15 Happy Valley

Prince Alex

8st 13lb

J: Antoine Hamelin

T: Douglas Whyte

Ex-Australian 4yo who was placed for the first time in Hong Kong when a staying-on third over C&D three weeks ago; goes again off the same mark today and may yet have a bigger run in him.

4/1

3rd

7

(7)

14th Dec 2022

Good

1m 0f 55y

14:15 Happy Valley

Prince Alex

9st 3lb

J: Antoine Hamelin

T: Douglas Whyte

midfield, pushed along 3f out, ridden and headway on wide outside from over 2f out, stayed on from over 1f out, nearest finish

16/1

13/2

Form: 23577- CD

Last run: 27 days

W: 9st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict
C&D winner in January 2022, his most recent victory; has been running to a fairly consistent level in Class 2 this season and the last two times he ran in Class 3 he finished second from 2lb and 1lb higher marks respectively; has the plum draw in stall 1; claims.
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6th

3

(1)

24th Jan 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

09:50 Sha Tin

Sight Spirit

9st 8lb

J: Karis Teetan

T: J Size

tracked leaders, ridden inside 2f out, kept on at same pace final furlong

13/2

16

(16)

15th Jan 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

08:35 Sha Tin

Sight Spirit

9st 7lb

J: L Hewitson

T: J Size

Without a win for very nearly one year but has been pretty consistent in Class 2 this season and will appreciate today's ease in grade; probably won't be far away.

8/1

Form: 1-

Last run: 173 days

W: 8st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict
Known as Bingo Bronson when trained in Ireland and was a comfortable 4l winner of a Leopardstown maiden for Ger Lyons in August, his sole start to date; open to significant improvement; market may be best guide on Hong Kong debut.
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7th

8

(5)

24th Jan 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

09:50 Sha Tin

Quantum Patch

8st 10lb

J: Jerry Chau

T: P C Ng

towards rear of midfield, ridden and headway from 2f out, no further impression final furlong

8/1

33/1

Form: 70927- D

Last run: 41 days

W: 8st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
Group 1 winner in Brazil but is now 0-10 in Hong Kong; was a close second at Happy Valley on penultimate start but then only finished midfield off this mark last time; form at Sha Tin so far reads 7099009.
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8th

13

(7)

24th Jan 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

09:50 Sha Tin

Pegasus General

8st 7lb

J: V Borges

T: Jimmy Ting

towards rear of midfield, not clear run inside 2f out, angled out and ridden 1 1/2f out, kept on final furlong, never dangerous

33/1

7th

11

(10)

14th Dec 2022

Good

1m 0f 55y

14:15 Happy Valley

Pegasus General

8st 10lb

J: V Borges

T: Jimmy Ting

towards rear of midfield, ridden inside 2f out, kept on final furlong, never dangerous

8/1

2nd

11

(5)

16th Nov 2022

Good

1m 0f 55y

14:50 Happy Valley

Pegasus General

8st 7lb

J: V Borges

T: Jimmy Ting

Group 1 winner when trained in Brazil but yet to be placed after eight Hong Kong starts and probably needs a drop in grade.

66/1

9th
10 (2)
All Riches

12/1

Form: 11726- C

Last run: 51 days

W: 8st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
Ended last season with back-to-back 7f victories here, both in Class 4; was well held off this mark here last time and will need the step up to 1m to bring about some improvement.
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9th

10

(2)

24th Jan 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

09:50 Sha Tin

All Riches

8st 8lb

J: K C Leung

T: P F Yiu

raced keenly, led, ridden and headed 2f out, driven and gradually weakened from over 1f out

12/1

13

(13)

11th Jan 2023

Good

1m 0f 55y

14:15 Happy Valley

All Riches

8st 9lb

J: M L Yeung

T: P F Yiu

Proved he can be very competitive in this grade when second over 7f at Sha Tin in November and didn't run badly over that C&D last month; today's step up to 1m probably needs to unlock some improvement, though.

6th

10

(9)

4th Dec 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

09:10 Sha Tin

All Riches

8st 7lb

J: Silvestre De Sousa

T: P F Yiu

led, ridden when pressed over 2f out, bumped rival inside 2f out, soon headed, no extra inside final furlong, hampered and snatched up 50yds out

9/2

10/1

Form: 1122-5

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict
Dual 6f winner at Happy Valley this season; has run well upped to 1m on his last two starts (only fifth last time but wasn't beaten far); should give another good account, although the draw could have been kinder.
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10th

5

(13)

24th Jan 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

09:50 Sha Tin

Gallant Waking

9st 4lb

J: Silvestre De Sousa

T: K W Lui

pulled hard, towards rear, forward move to press leaders 3f out, ridden to lead 2f out, driven 1 1/2f out, headed over 1f out, weakened final furlong

10/1

5th

9

(13)

8th Jan 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

08:05 Sha Tin

Gallant Waking

8st 13lb

J: C Y Ho

T: K W Lui

held up towards rear, ridden over 2f out, switched wide entering straight, stayed on from 1 1/2f out, driven final furlong, nearest finish

8/1

2nd

3

(11)

14th Dec 2022

Good

1m 0f 55y

14:15 Happy Valley

Gallant Waking

9st 7lb

J: C Y Ho

T: K W Lui

slowly away, towards rear, ridden 2f out, stayed on well from inside 2f out, took 2nd 50yds out, no impression on winner

9/2

11th
14 (6)
Looking Cool

20/1

Form: 45965- CD

Last run: 44 days

W: 8st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Sole win in Hong Kong came over C&D back in May from 1lb lower; unplaced in all five starts this season but has not been totally disgraced in any of them; may need his mark to fall slightly more before he can get his head in front again.
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11th

14

(6)

24th Jan 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

09:50 Sha Tin

Looking Cool

8st 6lb

J: Matthew Poon

T: F C Lor

in touch, ridden over 2f out, short of room and lost place inside 2f out, outpaced and no impression from 1 1/2f out

20/1

15

(15)

15th Jan 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

08:35 Sha Tin

Looking Cool

8st 5lb

J: L Hewitson

T: F C Lor

Unplaced all five starts this season but is yet to run a bad race and is now only 1lb higher than when gaining narrow C&D win last May.

5th

10

(4)

11th Dec 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

07:25 Sha Tin

Looking Cool

8st 8lb

J: Matthew Chadwick

T: F C Lor

midfield, took closer order from 3f out, ridden and kept on at same pace from 2 1/2f out

10/1

16/1

Form: 110- C

Last run: 107 days

W: 8st 8lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
2-2 in a couple of novice races last season (5f/6f) but was never involved on his handicap debut over 7f here last time; now steps up to 1m and needs to improve for it; blinkers now join hood and tongue-tie.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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12th

11

(3)

24th Jan 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

09:50 Sha Tin

Circuit Nine

8st 8lb

J: Harry Bentley

T: A S Cruz

started slowly, always towards rear

16/1

40/1

Form: 5/200- D

Last run: 37 days

W: 9st 8lb

6 yo Horse

OR: 78

Form & Verdict
4-4 in Britain when known as Chares but is now 0-11 in Hong Kong; returned from a long absence with a promising second on dirt here (6f) in October but his last two runs have been forgettable; others more likely.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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13th

2

(9)

24th Jan 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

09:50 Sha Tin

Maximus I

9st 8lb

J: Antoine Hamelin

T: A T Millard

chased leader, ridden and unable to quicken inside 2f out, soon lost place and beaten

40/1

10th

1

(3)

18th Dec 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

09:10 Sha Tin

Maximus I

9st 9lb

J: Karis Teetan

T: A T Millard

started slowly, soon behind, kept on from over 1f out, never in contention

12/1

11th

1

(11)

12th Nov 2022

Standard

1m 0f 55y

08:35 Sha Tin

Maximus I

9st 9lb

J: Silvestre De Sousa

T: A T Millard

awkward start, in rear, effort on inner over 2 1/2f out, ridden 1 1/2f out, kept on same pace, never a factor

10/1

33/1

Form: 98986-

Last run: 34 days

W: 8st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict
Just 1-19 in Hong Kong, his sole win coming over 6f at Happy Valley back in May; is back down to his last winning mark today but there's a big question mark over whether he wants the step back up to 1m (finished last on his only start over this trip last January).
Place /
No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9

(8)

24th Jan 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

09:50 Sha Tin

Sky Forever

8st 10lb

J: Ruan Maia

T: K L Man

Just 1-19 in Hong Kong, his sole win coming over 6f at Happy Valley back in May; is back down to his last winning mark today but there's a big question mark over whether he wants the step back up to 1m (finished last on his only start over this trip last January).

33/1

15

(15)

1st Jan 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

09:10 Sha Tin

Sky Forever

8st 10lb

J: Matthew Poon

T: K L Man

Took step back in right direction when keeping-on sixth over C&D 6f here 11 days ago but hasn't been at his best this season and today's drop back to 5f is probably not ideal.

6th

7

(2)

21st Dec 2022

Good

0m 6f 0y

14:15 Happy Valley

Sky Forever

8st 11lb

J: Luke Currie

T: K L Man

C&D winner in May but safely held on all three starts this season (6f-7f); well drawn today and recent 2lb drop helps, but he still needs to up his game.

20/1

OUR TIP

Form: 0472-5 CD

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict
C&D winner last season; has hit the frame twice this season but is currently on a career-high mark and 7lb above his last winning mark.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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15

(15)

24th Jan 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

09:50 Sha Tin

Secret Vision

9st 3lb

J: Matthew Poon

T: C S Shum

C&D winner last season; has hit the frame twice this season but is currently on a career-high mark and 7lb above his last winning mark.

5th

7

(7)

15th Jan 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

08:35 Sha Tin

Secret Vision

9st 2lb

J: Silvestre De Sousa

T: C S Shum

midfield, ridden over 2f out, driven 1 1/2f out, kept on well final furlong, nearest finish

8/1

2nd

6

(5)

11th Dec 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

07:25 Sha Tin

Secret Vision

9st 1lb

J: James McDonald

T: C S Shum

towards rear of midfield, headway from inside 3f out, ridden over 2f out, stayed on well from 1 1/2f out, took 2nd 100yds out, no impression on winner

14/1

Form: 4990-0 D

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict
2-4 for Ger Lyons in Ireland when known as Atomic Jones and was a Group 2-winning 2yo; has begun his Hong Kong career with three underwhelming efforts, though; hard to make a strong case for.
Place /
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16

(16)

24th Jan 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

09:50 Sha Tin

Atomic Beauty

9st 1lb

J: Matthew Poon

T: A S Cruz

2-4 for Ger Lyons in Ireland when known as Atomic Jones and was a Group 2-winning 2yo; has begun his Hong Kong career with three underwhelming efforts, though; hard to make a strong case for.

13th

10

(3)

8th Jan 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

08:05 Sha Tin

Atomic Beauty

8st 12lb

J: Antoine Hamelin

T: A S Cruz

midfield, ridden over 2f out, weakened 1 1/2f out

66/1

11th

1

(10)

18th Dec 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

09:45 Sha Tin

Atomic Beauty

9st 8lb

J: Angus Chung

T: A S Cruz

always towards rear

25/1