March 26 / 4.45 Sha Tin

4.45

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CW Chu And Lee Woo Sing Alumni Handicap (Div I) (Class 4) (3yo+) (Course C+3) (Turf)

  • Prize money: £65559.11
  • 0m 6f 0y
  • 14 runners
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CW Chu And Lee Woo Sing Alumni Handicap (Div I) (Class 4) (3yo+) (Course C+3) (Turf)

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather:

8/1 (Won)

Form: 9-0655 D BF

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict
Remains 2lb higher than when scoring over 6f at Happy Valley in October; shade disappointing when only managing fifth after being well supported in the market two weeks ago.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

12th

2

(5)

13th Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Sight Hero

9st 6lb

J: Karis Teetan

T: David A Hayes

always towards rear

8/1

9th

2

(6)

7th Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:30 Sha Tin

Sight Hero

9st 5lb

J: L Hewitson

T: David A Hayes

midfield, not clear run and lost place under 2f out, ridden 1 1/2f out, not clear run 150yds out and again final 100yds, coasted home

13/2

7th

2

(4)

23rd Dec 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:30 Sha Tin

Sight Hero

9st 7lb

J: L Hewitson

T: David A Hayes

held up towards rear, ridden 2f out, driven 1 1/2f out, hampered over 1f out, kept on well final furlong, not going pace to threaten

5/1

OUR TIP

2/1

Form: 5 BF

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 1lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Beaten favourite on his recent debut but was far from disgraced; still has bundles of potential and remains one to be taken very seriously; claims.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

14th

7

(9)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

09:50 Sha Tin

Hong Kong Hall

8st 12lb

J: Ellis Wong

T: D J Hall

led, ridden under 2f out, headed 1 1/2f out, soon weakened

10/1

1st

1

(7)

7th Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:30 Sha Tin

Hong Kong Hall

9st 8lb

J: Hugh Bowman

T: D J Hall

quickly away and made all, ridden 1 1/2f out, driven and kept on well final 100yds

10/1

7th

2

(6)

10th Dec 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

04:25 Sha Tin

Hong Kong Hall

9st 9lb

J: Brenton Avdulla

T: D J Hall

led, ridden 1 1/2f out, headed over 1f out, soon weakened

12/1

16/1

Form: 0-1250 CD

Last run: 15 days

W: 8st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 46

Form & Verdict
Capitalised on the drop into Class 5 company when winning over C&D in January; suffered a narrow defeat when moving up into this grade on his subsequent start but has been safely held in his previous two outings; more needed.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5th

13

(13)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

Fighting Star

8st 8lb

J: Brenton Avdulla

T: C H Yip

held up towards rear, ridden 2f out, stayed on well from 1 1/2f out, nearest finish

9/2

5th

9

(1)

20th Dec 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

11:40 Happy Valley

Fighting Star

8st 13lb

J: Karis Teetan

T: C H Yip

Has a 1-34 strike-rate since coming to Hong Kong and lacks consistency (out of the money 25 times); has made a better fist of things this season with three decent efforts in five; nearest-at-finish third when favourite for a 5f event here last month.

4/1

3rd

9

(5)

29th Nov 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

11:10 Happy Valley

Fighting Star

8st 8lb

J: Karis Teetan

T: C H Yip

slowly into stride, in rear, ridden 2f out, wide entering straight, stayed on final furlong, nearest finish

9/2

14/1

Form: -65091 CD

Last run: 21 days

W: 8st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 42

Form & Verdict
Snapped a long losing sequence when scoring over C&D in a Class 5 event three weeks ago; 5lb rise demands a step forward but he has scored off marks this high in the past.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

3

(10)

31st Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

11:10 Happy Valley

Colonel

9st 8lb

J: Zac Purton

T: P F Yiu

Not getting any younger but is back to a good mark now and has run some solid races over C&D of late; Zac Purton takes the reins (has won on him previously) and he enters calculations despite the double-digit draw.

11/2

10th

11

(9)

17th Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

13:45 Happy Valley

Colonel

8st 4lb

J: H T Mo

T: P F Yiu

prominent, led after 1 1/2f, headed 2 1/2f out, ridden 2f out, weakened final 150yds

10/1

3rd

9

(10)

4th Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

11:40 Happy Valley

Colonel

8st 4lb

J: H T Mo

T: P F Yiu

Yet to really fire since a pleasing seasonal return but does now return to his last winning mark; stall 10 a slight concern.

11/2

13/2

Form: 1/00- CD

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Caused an upset when 80-1 winner over C&D on debut; made a pleasing return when running on to make the frame on last month's seasonal reappearance; contender in this grade.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

11th

2

(9)

3rd Dec 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

06:30 Sha Tin

Classic Moon

9st 2lb

J: Matthew Poon

T: W Y So

held up towards rear, forward move into midfield 3f out, outpaced 2f out, weakened over 1f out

14/1

9th

1

(5)

9th Jul 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

11:00 Sha Tin

Classic Moon

9st 8lb

J: Matthew Chadwick

T: W Y So

midfield, ridden and no impression final 2f

12/1

14th

3

(7)

23rd Apr 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

09:05 Sha Tin

Classic Moon

9st 8lb

J: Matthew Chadwick

T: W Y So

towards rear of midfield, ridden over 2f out, weakened 1 1/2f out

20/1

6th
6 (10)
Golden Luck

11/2

Form: 5 BF

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 1lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Received adequate market support when finishing ahead of Diamond Forever on his recent debut; plenty of speed in pedigree so would be no shock if he was to contend for a place today.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

8

(11)

21st Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

10:40 Happy Valley

Golden Luck

8st 12lb

J: L Hewitson

T: K L Man

made all, ridden clear 1 1/2f out, kept on strongly final furlong, comfortably

16/1

13

(13)

15th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

13:45 Happy Valley

Golden Luck

8st 13lb

T: K L Man

Placed twice off mark 5lb higher than today's over C&D this season and did not enjoy the run of the race when midfield here last month; will be worth a look if he gets a run today.

7th

6

(12)

17th Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

13:45 Happy Valley

Golden Luck

8st 13lb

J: K C Leung

T: K L Man

in touch, ridden 1 1/2f out, short of room entering final furlong, switched 150yds, edged left 100yds out, kept on at same pace

20/1

40/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
HKD$ 3.2million 3yo; brother to 6f winner Aoraki Summit; dam a multiple winner from 7f-10.5f (including Group 1); barrier trials have not given many clues; market may do so.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

4

(1)

12th Feb 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

06:35 Sha Tin

Lucky Eternity

9st 4lb

J: Angus Chung

T: T P Yung

in touch, ridden over 2f out, driven and no extra final furlong

4/1

3rd

7

(7)

13th Jan 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

07:35 Sha Tin

Lucky Eternity

9st 2lb

J: Hugh Bowman

T: T P Yung

in touch, tracked leaders going well 2f out, trapped in a pocket from under 2f out, ridden and kept on well final furlong, not going pace to challenge

8/1

7th

5

(13)

17th Dec 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

08:40 Sha Tin

Lucky Eternity

9st 2lb

J: Jerry Chau

T: T P Yung

midfield on outside, ridden under 2f out, driven and kept on at same pace final furlong

6/1

8th
10 (12)
Beat Hollow

20/1

Form: 0-0906

Last run: 15 days

W: 8st 8lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 44

Form & Verdict
Yet to seriously trouble the judge in five career starts; latest effort was an improvement but he remains best watched for now.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

11th

12

(4)

18th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

07:35 Sha Tin

Beat Hollow

8st 3lb

J: Angus Chung

T: Y S Tsui

led, headed after 1 1/2f, ridden 2f out, weakened final furlong

12/1

4th

2

(2)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

Beat Hollow

9st 9lb

J: Ellis Wong

T: Y S Tsui

led, ridden under 2f out, headed 125yds out, driven and weakened final 100yds

9/2

2nd

3

(11)

4th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

Beat Hollow

9st 7lb

J: Angus Chung

T: Y S Tsui

led, ridden clear under 2f out, still clear well inside final furlong, no extra final 100yds, headed close home

15/2

9th
5 (6)
Diamond Forever

12/1

Form: 9

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 1lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Wasn't without his supporters when making a modest debut over 6f at Happy Valley two weeks ago; sure to learn plenty from that experience and may do better this time around.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

10th

4

(3)

26th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

Diamond Forever

9st 7lb

J: L J Ferraris

T: Mark Newnham

in touch in midfield, ridden 2 1/2f out, weakened over 1f out, eased inside final furlong

12/1

11th

3

(1)

3rd Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 55y

05:00 Sha Tin

Diamond Forever

9st 8lb

J: L J Ferraris

T: Mark Newnham

tracked leaders, ridden over 2f out, driven under 2f out, weakened over 1f out

16/1

8th

1

(3)

5th Nov 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

Diamond Forever

9st 9lb

J: Andrea Atzeni

T: Mark Newnham

midfield, ridden and no impression from 2f out, slightly hampered over 1f out

16/1

10th
3 (8)
Happy Soul

9/2

Form: 932-13 D

Last run: 32 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict
Was hinting at a breakthrough victory before scoring over 6f at Happy Valley in January; posted a good effort under his elevated mark when making the frame on his latest outing; high on the list.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

6

(10)

15th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

12:10 Happy Valley

Happy Soul

8st 12lb

J: Harry Bentley

T: C S Shum

steadied start, towards rear, urged along 2f out, ridden and eased off rail over 1f out, kept on without threatening

14/1

4th

6

(8)

4th Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

11:40 Happy Valley

Happy Soul

8st 13lb

J: Jerry Chau

T: C S Shum

C&D winner last season; stayed on well to finish fourth last month but remains 5lb above his last winning mark; will probably find others better handicapped again.

12/1

14

(14)

29th Dec 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

13:45 Happy Valley

Happy Soul

8st 13lb

T: C S Shum

Stayed on well for fourth over C&D 16 days ago but remains 5lb above his winning mark and will probably find others better handicapped again.

16/1

Form: 8-178 CD

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict
Lightly raced 4yo who sprung a surprise when scoring over C&D in January; held under his revised mark in two subsequent starts so a step forward is now needed.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

9th

4

(14)

28th Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

09:50 Sha Tin

Fun Together

9st 1lb

J: Jerry Chau

T: T P Yung

chased leader, pressed leader going well under 2f out, ridden over 1f out, driven final furlong, no extra final 100yds

6/1

1st

11

(6)

1st Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

09:50 Sha Tin

Fun Together

8st 11lb

J: Jerry Chau

T: T P Yung

Bang-in-form 5yo who won consecutive C&D races in October/November; moves up in grade today but still enters calculations.

8/1

1st

4

(11)

26th Nov 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

07:40 Sha Tin

Fun Together

9st 8lb

J: Jerry Chau

T: T P Yung

led after 1 1/2f, ridden under 2f out, kept on strongly final furlong, ridden out

5/1

12th
4 (5)
Camino

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 1lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Debutant; relatively inexpensive New Zealand-bred yearling by Charm Spirit out of a middle distance mare; sure to appreciate a greater stamina test further down the line and has looked green in trials; can only be watched.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

14

(14)

28th Jun 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

13:15 Happy Valley

Camino

8st 9lb

J: Harry Bentley

T: C Fownes

6th

8

(3)

24th May 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

14:45 Happy Valley

Camino

8st 11lb

J: Luke Currie

T: C Fownes

towards rear of midfield, ridden 2f out, kept on from 1 1/2f out, not going pace to threaten

66/1

11th

9

(6)

26th Apr 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

12:45 Happy Valley

Camino

8st 13lb

J: L J Ferraris

T: C Fownes

in touch, chased leader inside 3f out, ridden inside 2f out, high head carriage from 1 1/2f out, weakened inside final furlong

66/1

33/1

Form: 9-9000

Last run: 11 days

W: 8st 5lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 42

Form & Verdict
Made little impact in five career starts; drop in grade is imminent.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

13

(13)

26th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

Yoo Yoo Knight

9st 7lb

T: T P Yung

Left all known form well behind when narrowly beaten over 7f here last month but has followed that effort up with two lacklustre runs; needs to bounce back quickly on today's dirt debut.

10th

6

(6)

17th Dec 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

Yoo Yoo Knight

9st 7lb

J: Jerry Chau

T: T P Yung

always towards rear

8/1

12th

6

(4)

26th Nov 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

04:45 Sha Tin

Yoo Yoo Knight

9st 6lb

J: Jerry Chau

T: T P Yung

tracked leaders, outpaced 2f out, weakened final furlong

7/2

Form: 0-89

Last run: 18 days

W: 8st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Made little impression in three career starts; others make plenty more appeal.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

12

(2)

25th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

13:45 Sha Tin

Joy In Joy

8st 4lb

J: Matthew Poon

T: C H Yip

12th

11

(5)

17th May 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

13:45 Happy Valley

Joy In Joy

8st 11lb

J: Angus Chung

T: C H Yip

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

50/1

14

(14)

26th Mar 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

04:45 Sha Tin

Joy In Joy

8st 10lb

J: Angus Chung

T: C H Yip

Made little impression in three career starts; others make plenty more appeal.