February 12 / 6.00 Sha Tin

6.00

Good

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

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

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather:

12/1 (Won)

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
AUD$28,000 wfoal; definite signs of ability on the trial tracks, notably when making all over 6f on the dirt here this month; one to note for market support on official debut.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

10

(4)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Windcheater

9st 2lb

J: L J Ferraris

T: Mark Newnham

in touch, tracked leaders 2f out, short of room from under 2f out, soon ridden, driven and kept on well final furlong, led 100yds out, quite comfortably

12/1

11

(3)

7th Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:30 Sha Tin

Windcheater

9st 1lb

J: L J Ferraris

T: Mark Newnham

Definite signs of ability on the trial tracks, notably when staying on behind Patch Of Theta, but not so much last time on dirt; he shapes like a 7f performer at least, a view which his pedigree supports.

25/1

2nd
4 (9)
Must Go

6/1

Form: 097-00

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict
Maiden winner in Australia but hasn't shown a great deal in five local starts; easing down the weights, and Zac Purton rides, but others look to have stronger credentials; first-time tongue-tie.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

2nd

4

(9)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Must Go

9st 4lb

J: Zac Purton

T: J Size

in touch in midfield, ridden and chased leaders over 2f out, driven and every chance over 1f out, kept on final furlong, not pace of winner final 100yds

6/1

13th

3

(3)

28th Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Must Go

9st 6lb

J: Andrea Atzeni

T: J Size

midfield, ridden over 2f out, driven and weakened final furlong

10/1

11th

1

(7)

13th Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Must Go

9st 9lb

J: Zac Purton

T: J Size

in touch, ridden over 2f out, weakened under 2f out, eased final furlong

5/1

12/1

Form: 03717- CD

Last run: 64 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict
Low-mileage 4yo who kept on strongly to open account over C&D on seasonal/stable debut in November; subsequently found things much tougher off revised mark and it could be a similar story today.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

3

(8)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Star Club

9st 7lb

J: Brenton Avdulla

T: D J Hall

held up towards rear, not clear run from under 2f out, switched and ridden over 1f out, stayed on well final 150yd, nearest finish

12/1

7th

5

(5)

10th Dec 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

04:55 Sha Tin

Star Club

9st 7lb

J: Brenton Avdulla

T: D J Hall

midfield on outside, pushed wide entering straight, good headway to press leaders under 2f out, ridden 1 1/2f out, no extra final furlong

7/2

1st

10

(3)

19th Nov 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

04:30 Sha Tin

Star Club

9st 0lb

J: Brenton Avdulla

T: D J Hall

mid-division, pushed along between rivals just under 2f out, progress over 1 1/2f out, challenged leader final 150yds, soon led, kept on strongly

14/1

4th
7 (14)
Golden Bull

10/1

Form: 592-54

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Still a maiden after 15 starts, but often thereabouts and had some near misses this season, including over C&D; no reason why he shouldn't be involved with the likelihood of him finding at least one too good again.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4th

7

(14)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Golden Bull

9st 2lb

J: Jerry Chau

T: C S Shum

prominent, led going well 2f out, ridden 1 1/2f out, headed 100yds out, soon no extra

10/1

16

(16)

4th Feb 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

06:30 Sha Tin

Golden Bull

9st 1lb

T: C S Shum

Still a maiden after 15 starts, but often thereabouts and has some near misses over C&D this season; no reason why he shouldn't be involved with the likelihood of him finding at least one too good again.

4th

6

(7)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

07:00 Sha Tin

Golden Bull

9st 2lb

J: James McDonald

T: C S Shum

midfield, ridden and headway from 2f out, pressed leaders entering final furlong, every chance 125yds out, no extra final 75yds

7/1

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
AUD$150,000 yearling; bits of encouragement in his trackwork but facing some in-form rivals and best watched on racecourse introduction.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5th

6

(3)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Glory Elite

9st 2lb

J: L Hewitson

T: Jimmy Ting

reared as stalls opened and started slowly, towards rear of midfield, ridden 2f out, short of room under 2f out, kept on well from 1 1/2f out, not going pace to threaten

33/1

15

(15)

4th Feb 2024

Good

0m 5f 0y

05:30 Sha Tin

Glory Elite

9st 1lb

T: Jimmy Ting

AUD$150,000 yearling; showed promise in recent trials so worth a second look if getting a run today.

Form: 7-6

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict
Produced two encouraging efforts here (5f/6f) to begin his career; drawn on the inside and with improvement anticipated off the back of those two sighters has minor place claims at least.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

11

(1)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Manythanks Forever

9st 0lb

J: Andrea Atzeni

T: Jamie Richards

midfield, ridden 2f out, not clear run and forced to switch under 2f out, kept on at same pace from over 1f out

8/1

6th

6

(1)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

07:35 Sha Tin

Manythanks Forever

9st 1lb

J: Andrea Atzeni

T: Jamie Richards

midfield, ridden 2f out, kept on final furlong, not going pace to threaten

20/1

7th

7

(6)

26th Dec 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

06:30 Sha Tin

Manythanks Forever

9st 1lb

J: James McDonald

T: Jamie Richards

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

7/1

7th
2 (11)
Super Goldi

3/1

Form: 1-3 CD

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Made very good start to career when driven out to score over C&D on Boxing Day and proved that was no fluke when placed off 6lb higher last month; should have a lot more to offer and one to consider.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

2

(11)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Super Goldi

9st 9lb

J: K C Leung

T: F C Lor

in touch in midfield, ridden 2f out, driven and pressed leaders over 1f out, weakened final 125yds

3/1

3rd

1

(9)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

07:35 Sha Tin

Super Goldi

9st 7lb

J: K C Leung

T: F C Lor

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

5/2

1st

6

(1)

26th Dec 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

07:00 Sha Tin

Super Goldi

9st 1lb

J: K C Leung

T: F C Lor

in touch, ridden and chased leaders 2f out, driven and kept on well final furlong, led 125yds out, driven out

25/1

OUR TIP

4/1

Form: 33-1 CD

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Delivered on the promise of his first two starts when scoring over C&D in comfortable fashion last month; up 6lb, and not ideally drawn here, but there should be much more to come from this unexposed 3yo and he commands plenty of respect.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

13

(13)

21st Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

11:40 Happy Valley

Run Run Timing

9st 8lb

T: C H Yip

Delivered on the promise of his first two career starts when scoring at Sha Tin in comfortable fashion last month; held off his revised mark nine days ago but was almost drawn widest of all.

8th

1

(13)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Run Run Timing

9st 9lb

J: Harry Bentley

T: C H Yip

led, ridden and headed 2f out, weakened final furlong

4/1

1st

3

(9)

13th Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Run Run Timing

9st 3lb

J: Harry Bentley

T: C H Yip

led after 1f, made rest, ridden 2f out, driven clear over 1f out, kept on well final furlong, eased close home

9/4

16/1

Form: 380-00 D

Last run: 8 days

W: 8st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 42

Form & Verdict
Did well last season (two wins at Happy Valley) but has looked out of sorts this campaign; starting to look well treated (1lb below last winning mark) but difficult to enthuse over at present; blinkers and tongue-tie removed.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

14

(14)

21st Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

10:40 Happy Valley

Hearty Wish

8st 4lb

T: Douglas Whyte

Did well last season (two wins here, one over C&D) but has looked out of sorts this campaign; 3lb below last winning mark but difficult to enthuse over at present.

9th

14

(10)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Hearty Wish

8st 6lb

J: Angus Chung

T: Douglas Whyte

held up in rear, ridden over 2f out, driven over 1f out, keeping on when not clear run 100yds out, never in contention

16/1

13th

13

(13)

4th Feb 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

06:30 Sha Tin

Hearty Wish

8st 7lb

J: Harry Bentley

T: Douglas Whyte

always in rear, eased final furlong

20/1

16/1

Form: 890

Last run: 15 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 48

Form & Verdict
Never really threatened in three local starts (6f/7f); easing in the weights and has scope for improvement, but others have more pressing claims.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

10th

13

(5)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

California Icon

8st 12lb

J: Alexis Badel

T: A S Cruz

towards rear of midfield, ridden 2 1/2f out, driven and no impression from 1 1/2f out

16/1

13th

9

(7)

28th Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

06:30 Sha Tin

California Icon

8st 13lb

J: L Hewitson

T: A S Cruz

towards rear of midfield, ridden under 3f out, weakened final furlong

16/1

9th

4

(10)

13th Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:30 Sha Tin

California Icon

9st 3lb

J: L Hewitson

T: A S Cruz

held up towards rear, ridden over 2f out, kept on final 100yds, never dangerous

33/1

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
AUD$260,000 yearling; only modest promise in trials and, on pedigree, likely to appreciate further than this in due course; may be one for further down the line.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

11th

5

(2)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Autumn Delight

9st 2lb

J: Karis Teetan

T: C Fownes

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

25/1

12th
12 (12)
Patch Of Kingdom

40/1

Form: 00

Last run: 15 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict
Complete outsider in two outings to date and ran accordingly; trips over 1m plus likely to bring out the best of him; first-time tongue-tie.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

12th

12

(12)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Patch Of Kingdom

8st 13lb

J: M L Yeung

T: K L Man

always towards rear

40/1

14th

7

(7)

28th Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Patch Of Kingdom

9st 1lb

J: Matthew Poon

T: K L Man

towards rear of midfield, outpaced 2f out, weakened final furlong

33/1

12th

7

(12)

7th Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:30 Sha Tin

Patch Of Kingdom

9st 1lb

J: Matthew Poon

T: K L Man

midfield, ridden and lost place 2 1/2f out, weakened final furlong

40/1

14/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
AUD$30,000 foal; won two trials in New Zealand on slow going but hasn't shown that same promise locally, albeit under different conditions; bred to make a sprinter but looks sure to improve for this first taste of competitive action.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

14

(14)

18th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:30 Sha Tin

Telecom Bullet

9st 1lb

T: Y S Tsui

Sent off at a big price when beating only one rival over C&D on debut earlier this week; significant step forward needed in a very short space of time if he is to be competitive here.

13th

9

(6)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Telecom Bullet

9st 2lb

J: K De Melo

T: Y S Tsui

always towards rear

14/1

33/1

Form:

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Showed only minor promise in trials and finished out the back on last month's debut; likely to need much further than this in due course and easily overlooked; first-time cheekpieces replace blinkers.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

14th

8

(7)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Le Maillot Jaune

9st 2lb

J: Ben E Thompson

T: W K Mo

chased leader, ridden under 3f out, weakened quickly 2f out

33/1

13th

5

(7)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

07:35 Sha Tin

Le Maillot Jaune

9st 1lb

J: Angus Chung

T: W K Mo

always towards rear

50/1

15 (15)
Strathbarry

Form: 49-

Last run: 57 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict
Outran 93-1 odds when finishing a respectable fourth over 5f here on debut; took a backward step on the dirt here next time but the short layoff suggests something may have been amiss; not one to write off yet.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

15

(15)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Strathbarry

9st 0lb

T: T P Yung

Outran 93-1 odds when finishing a respectable fourth over 5f here on debut; took a backward step on the dirt here next time but the short layoff suggests something may have been amiss; not one to write off yet.

9th

5

(12)

17th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

05:30 Sha Tin

Strathbarry

9st 1lb

J: Jerry Chau

T: T P Yung

midfield, ridden and no impression from 2f out, weakened final 100yds

14/1

4th

10

(11)

5th Nov 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Strathbarry

8st 11lb

J: Jerry Chau

T: T P Yung

started slowly, bumped soon after start, towards rear, ridden 2f out, kept on well from over 1f out, nearest finish

20/1

16 (16)
Island Bright

Form: 00-777

Last run: 12 days

W: 8st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 42

Form & Verdict
Unplaced all six starts; not devoid of ability but will probably need some further help from the handicapper in order to get competitive.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

16

(16)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Island Bright

8st 6lb

T: P F Yiu

Unplaced all six starts; not devoid of ability but will probably need some further help from the handicapper in order to get competitive.

7th

11

(5)

31st Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

13:10 Happy Valley

Island Bright

8st 8lb

J: Matthew Poon

T: P F Yiu

chased leaders, ridden over 1f out, driven and weakened final 100yds

33/1

7th

10

(1)

13th Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Island Bright

8st 10lb

J: L J Ferraris

T: P F Yiu

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

66/1