February 12 / 5.30 Sha Tin

5.30

Good

Good Fortune Handicap (Div I) (Class 4) (3yo+) (Course A) (Turf)

  • Prize money: £65915.49
  • 0m 6f 0y
  • 16 runners
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Good Fortune Handicap (Div I) (Class 4) (3yo+) (Course A) (Turf)

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather:

OUR TIP
1st
1 (3)
Parterre

14/1 (Won)

Form: 076-75 C

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Has found things tough in Class 3 company this season but now returns to the same grade of his breakthrough victory; can do better this time.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

1

(3)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:30 Sha Tin

Parterre

9st 9lb

J: L Hewitson

T: W Y So

led, ridden 2f out, headed 1 1/2f out, rallied and regained lead 100yds out, driven out

14/1

5th

10

(8)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Parterre

8st 5lb

J: L Hewitson

T: W Y So

held up in rear, ridden and kept on steadily from 2f out, never dangerous

20/1

15

(15)

13th Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

09:45 Sha Tin

Parterre

8st 5lb

T: W Y So

Came good on 19th local start, holding on well for narrow C&D win in July; has found things tougher in this higher grade for his new stable this season and percentage call is to oppose.

2nd
3 (12)
Patch Of Theta

7/2

Form: 3-32

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict
Placed on his first three career starts and posted his best effort yet when second from a wide draw 11 days ago; again allocated an awkward stall today but sure to contend if gaining a safe passage.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

2nd

3

(12)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:30 Sha Tin

Patch Of Theta

9st 4lb

J: K De Melo

T: K W Lui

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

7/2

2nd

7

(10)

28th Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

07:35 Sha Tin

Patch Of Theta

9st 1lb

J: K De Melo

T: K W Lui

towards rear of midfield, wide into straight, ridden over 2f out, driven and stayed on well from 1 1/2f out, took 2nd 150yds out, not reach winner

6/1

3rd

8

(10)

7th Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:30 Sha Tin

Patch Of Theta

9st 1lb

J: C Y Ho

T: K W Lui

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

4/1

14/1

Form: 4-0

Last run: 42 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict
Shaped fairly well on debut but took a backward step when well beaten over C&D six weeks ago; others preferred.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

10

(2)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:30 Sha Tin

Spicy Gold

9st 0lb

J: L J Ferraris

T: Mark Newnham

chased leader, ridden 2f out, driven to lead 1 1/2f out, headed 100yds out, soon no extra

14/1

12th

7

(13)

1st Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

Spicy Gold

9st 3lb

J: L Hewitson

T: Mark Newnham

led, headed after 2f, remained prominent, ridden under 2f out, weakened 1 1/2f out

10/1

4th

9

(14)

10th Dec 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

04:25 Sha Tin

Spicy Gold

9st 2lb

J: L Hewitson

T: Mark Newnham

held up towards rear, switched very wide entering straight, ridden over 2f out, stayed on from 1 1/2f out

33/1

8/1

Form: 0000-4 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 8st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 41

Form & Verdict
On his third trainer in Hong Kong but did show a good level of progress when a creditable fourth on last month's belated seasonal debut; might have more to offer.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

14

(5)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:30 Sha Tin

Jazz Club

8st 5lb

J: Matthew Chadwick

T: K L Man

midfield, ridden 2f out, kept on well final furlong, nearest finish

8/1

4th

14

(9)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 5f 0y

06:30 Sha Tin

Jazz Club

8st 4lb

J: Matthew Chadwick

T: K L Man

towards rear of midfield, ridden over 2f out, keeping on when not clear run and forced to switch over 1f out, driven and kept on well final furlong, not quite able to challenge

50/1

10th

11

(14)

9th Jul 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

12:05 Sha Tin

Jazz Club

8st 10lb

J: K H Alfred Chan

T: L Ho

ridden to lead, raced keenly after 1f, ridden under 2f out, headed 1 1/2f out, weakened final furlong

100/1

10/1

Form: 000-5

Last run: 33 days

W: 8st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 46

Form & Verdict
Down the field on his first three career starts but did fare better when finishing a creditable fifth from a wide draw last month; now needs to build on that run.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5th

12

(1)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:30 Sha Tin

Sight Victory

8st 10lb

J: Alexis Badel

T: J Size

midfield, took closer under 3f out, ridden and chased leaders over 2f out, driven and no extra final furlong

10/1

13

(13)

31st Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

11:40 Happy Valley

Sight Victory

8st 10lb

T: J Size

Down the field on his first three career starts but did fare better when finishing a creditable fifth from a wide draw three weeks ago; now needs to build on that run.

5th

7

(12)

10th Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

13:10 Happy Valley

Sight Victory

8st 12lb

J: Andrea Atzeni

T: J Size

held up towards rear, ridden 2f out, driven and stayed on final furlong, nearest finish

100/1

7th
2 (9)
Easy Snip

12/1

Form: 0731-6 CD

Last run: 33 days

W: 9st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
Took local form to a new level when scoring over today's trip at Happy Valley in December; held off his elevated mark last month so will need to take another step forward.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

2

(9)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:30 Sha Tin

Easy Snip

9st 6lb

J: Jerry Chau

T: T P Yung

held up towards rear, ridden over 2f out, kept on final furlong, never dangerous

12/1

6th

3

(11)

10th Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

13:10 Happy Valley

Easy Snip

9st 6lb

J: Karis Teetan

T: T P Yung

held up in rear, ridden 1 1/2f out, stayed on final furlong, nearest finish

10/1

1st

9

(2)

20th Dec 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

14:15 Happy Valley

Easy Snip

9st 1lb

J: Karis Teetan

T: T P Yung

Probably doesn't have much margin for error off current mark but built upon satisfactory seasonal debut when staying on strongly for third over C&D three weeks ago and has each-way claims again.

8/1

Form: 3

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Subject of market support when making the frame on last month's debut; looks set to have a bright future and may have been found a good opportunity for an early career breakthrough today.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

8th

6

(6)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:30 Sha Tin

Master Mastermind

9st 2lb

J: Zac Purton

T: David A Hayes

towards rear of midfield, ridden and no impression from over 2f out

2/1

3rd

8

(6)

13th Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:30 Sha Tin

Master Mastermind

9st 3lb

J: Karis Teetan

T: David A Hayes

towards rear of midfield, ridden over 2f out, driven and stayed on final furlong, nearest finish

6/1

9th
5 (4)
Mario

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Only showed limited ability in local trials; probably best watched on today's debut; blinkers fitted.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

5

(4)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:30 Sha Tin

Mario

9st 2lb

J: Brenton Avdulla

T: D J Hall

towards rear of midfield, ridden and some headway over 2f out, no extra from 1 1/2f out

33/1

15

(15)

28th Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Mario

9st 1lb

T: D J Hall

Only limited ability in local trials; probably best watched if getting a run today; blinkers fitted for debut.

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
NZD$130,000 yearling; yet to show a great deal of ability in trials and will probably lack the early speed required here; best watched.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

10th

7

(11)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:30 Sha Tin

Packing Wisher

9st 2lb

J: Karis Teetan

T: C S Shum

held up towards rear, ridden under 3f out, kept on final 75yds, never in contention

33/1

11th
9 (14)
Golden Link

16/1

Form: 2007-0 C

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict
On a long losing run; went close off a reduced mark when second in October but has failed to build on that effort in four subsequent starts; set a tough task from stall 14 today.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

11th

9

(14)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:30 Sha Tin

Golden Link

9st 1lb

J: Ellis Wong

T: P F Yiu

midfield on outside, ridden and awkward head carriage from 2f out, weakened inside final furlong

16/1

11th

3

(12)

17th Jan 2024

Good

1m 0f 55y

13:10 Happy Valley

Golden Link

9st 5lb

J: Matthew Poon

T: P F Yiu

awkward leaving stalls and started slowly, always towards rear

16/1

7th

1

(8)

29th Dec 2023

Good

1m 0f 55y

12:40 Happy Valley

Golden Link

9st 8lb

J: Hugh Bowman

T: P F Yiu

midfield, pushed along and lost place 2f out, wide entering straight, ridden 1 1/2f out, kept on final furlong, never dangerous

25/1

25/1

Form: 00-0

Last run: 36 days

W: 8st 11lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Safely held in his first three career starts; remains a longer-term prospect.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

12th

11

(8)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:30 Sha Tin

Patch Of Watch

8st 11lb

J: Angus Chung

T: Jimmy Ting

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

25/1

11th

9

(9)

7th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

07:35 Sha Tin

Patch Of Watch

8st 13lb

J: L J Ferraris

T: Jimmy Ting

always towards rear

66/1

10th

9

(7)

26th Nov 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

05:15 Sha Tin

Patch Of Watch

9st 1lb

J: L J Ferraris

T: Jimmy Ting

prominent, ridden under 2f out, outpaced over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong

50/1

13th
13 (7)
Urban Triumph

16/1

Form: 04000-

Last run: 99 days

W: 8st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 46

Form & Verdict
Stayed on well to make the frame at big odds over C&D in May, his second start, but yet to run up to that form in two starts this season; recent stable switch needs to spark improvement; cheekpieces now tried.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

13th

13

(7)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:30 Sha Tin

Urban Triumph

8st 10lb

J: Matthew Poon

T: W K Mo

took keen hold, towards rear of midfield, awkward on turn 4f out and dropped towards rear, outpaced and no impression from 2 1/2f out

16/1

14th

10

(11)

5th Nov 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

08:40 Sha Tin

Urban Triumph

8st 12lb

J: L J Ferraris

T: W Y So

always in rear, lost touch over 3f out

50/1

12th

7

(5)

11th Oct 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

13:45 Happy Valley

Urban Triumph

9st 0lb

J: Harry Bentley

T: W Y So

started slowly, towards rear of midfield, ridden and brief effort under 2f out, weakened over 1f out

40/1

14th
4 (10)
Fung

25/1

Form: 9

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
59-1 outsider on last month's official racecourse debut and ran accordingly; will have learned plenty from that experience.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

14th

4

(10)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:30 Sha Tin

Fung

9st 2lb

J: M L Yeung

T: C W Chang

always towards rear

25/1

9th

6

(4)

13th Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Fung

9st 2lb

J: K C Leung

T: C W Chang

midfield, ridden 2 1/2f out, weakened from 1 1/2f out, not clear run 1f out

20/1

16

(16)

7th Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:30 Sha Tin

Fung

9st 1lb

T: C W Chang

Not far behind Bowser in one of his four trials but has shown his inexperience on more than one occasion; bloodlines make him one for next season, especially when he gets to tackle further than 1m.

16/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Mare

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Plenty of speed in pedigree and has shaped well in recent barrier trials; cheekpieces added for today's official debut; market check advised.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

10th

7

10th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 110y

20:18 Roscommon

Super Glory

11st 11lb

J: Miss Charlotte Butler

T: John Joseph Hanlon

in touch with leaders, headway and prominent over 4f out

100/1

10th

18

26th May 2023

Good

2m 0f 100y

17:10 Limerick

Super Glory

10st 11lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Second foal; half-sister to 2m4f-2m7f hurdle/chase winner Salley Gardens; unraced dam out of bumper/useful 2m2f-2m4f hurdle/chase winning half-sister to useful 2m jumper Total Success; more belated debutant than stablemate Pots And Pans; best watched.

50/1

15 (15)
Sky Trust

Form: 5

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Outsider on debut but far from disgraced when finishing a creditable fifth; may battle it out for minor honours if getting a run today; hood fitted.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

7

(12)

18th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

06:30 Sha Tin

Sky Trust

9st 1lb

J: L J Ferraris

T: C Fownes

held up towards rear, ridden 2 1/2f out, wide entering straight, driven and good headway from 1 1/2f out, nearest finish

14/1

15

(15)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:30 Sha Tin

Sky Trust

9st 2lb

T: C Fownes

Outsider on debut but far from disgraced when finishing a creditable fifth; may battle it out for minor honours if getting a run today; hood fitted.

5th

7

(8)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 5f 0y

06:30 Sha Tin

Sky Trust

9st 1lb

J: C Y Ho

T: C Fownes

held up towards rear, ridden 2 1/2f out, kept on from over 1f out, not going pace to threaten

33/1

16 (16)
Ho Ho Star

Form: 7700-9

Last run: 22 days

W: 8st 5lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 41

Form & Verdict
Has showed only limited promise in eight career starts so far; drop in grade is imminent.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

11th

12

(11)

15th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

12:10 Happy Valley

Ho Ho Star

8st 4lb

J: Alexis Badel

T: C H Yip

raced in last, pushed along and outpaced over 2f out, quickly beaten

20/1

16

(16)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:30 Sha Tin

Ho Ho Star

8st 5lb

T: C H Yip

Has showed only limited promise in eight career starts so far; drop in grade is imminent.

9th

13

(7)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 5f 0y

06:30 Sha Tin

Ho Ho Star

8st 6lb

J: Alexis Badel

T: C H Yip

held up towards rear, ridden 2f out, kept on inside final furlong, not clear run and coasted final 100yds

40/1