February 12 / 6.35 Sha Tin

6.35

Good

Great Profits Handicap (Class 4) (3yo+) (Course A) (Turf)

  • Prize money: £65915.49
  • 1m 0f 0y
  • 16 runners
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Great Profits Handicap (Class 4) (3yo+) (Course A) (Turf)

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather:

OUR TIP

7/1 (Won)

Form: 0211-2 C

Last run: 36 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
Has taken a big step forward this season with two wins (7f) and two second-place finishes from his last four starts; equally at home over this trip and, despite an awkward draw, no obvious reason why the productive spell can't continue.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

2

(12)

12th Feb 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

06:35 Sha Tin

Winning Data

9st 7lb

J: Karis Teetan

T: P F Yiu

chased leader, led under 2f out, ridden clear from 1 1/2f out, driven and held on well final 125yds

7/1

2nd

4

(12)

7th Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Winning Data

9st 5lb

J: Karis Teetan

T: P F Yiu

in touch, forward move to chase leader 4 1/2f out, ridden and kept on well from 2f out, no impression on winner

11/2

1st

9

(3)

10th Dec 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

04:55 Sha Tin

Winning Data

9st 0lb

J: Karis Teetan

T: P F Yiu

midfield, switched wide entering straight, ridden and headway from over 2f out, driven and chased leaders 1 1/2f out, kept on well to lead 100yds out, driven out

5/2

14/1

Form: 775-5

Last run: 22 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Took a step forward from initial moderate efforts with two creditable fifth-placed finishes over 7f here; step up to 1m should suit and outside place contender today.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

2nd

11

(8)

12th Feb 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

06:35 Sha Tin

Devas Twelve

8st 12lb

J: Matthew Chadwick

T: W Y So

midfield, ridden under 2f out, stayed on from over 1f out, took second close home

14/1

5th

8

(6)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

05:30 Sha Tin

Devas Twelve

8st 13lb

J: Matthew Chadwick

T: W Y So

towards rear of midfield, slightly hampered over 2f out, ridden 2f out, stayed on inside final furlong, nearest finish

14/1

5th

11

(9)

23rd Dec 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

07:35 Sha Tin

Devas Twelve

9st 0lb

J: Matthew Chadwick

T: W Y So

in touch, pressed leaders over 2f out, ridden to lead under 2f out, headed 1f out, no extra final 100yds

25/1

6/1

Form: 522-96

Last run: 26 days

W: 8st 10lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 45

Form & Verdict
0-15 but has been knocking on the door this season; possibly a little unlucky in running over 1m1f here last month and interesting that Zac Purton retains the ride; looks set to strike sooner rather than later and can't be discounted.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

13

(10)

12th Feb 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

06:35 Sha Tin

Strongest Boy

8st 10lb

J: Zac Purton

T: David A Hayes

towards rear of midfield, ridden and good headway from under 2f out, took second 1f out, kept on well final furlong, not reach winner, lost second close home

6/1

6th

9

(11)

17th Jan 2024

Good

1m 1f 0y

11:40 Happy Valley

Strongest Boy

8st 9lb

J: Zac Purton

T: David A Hayes

held up towards rear, ridden 2f out, driven and stayed in well final furlong, not clear run and coasted closing stages

4/1

9th

9

(9)

4th Jan 2024

Good

1m 0f 55y

12:40 Happy Valley

Strongest Boy

8st 13lb

J: L Hewitson

T: David A Hayes

0-13 but has been knocking firmly on the door this season; looks set to strike sooner rather than later; claims.

5/1

16/1

Form: 50-504

Last run: 8 days

W: 8st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 42

Form & Verdict
Very well treated these days but this longstanding maiden is tricky to predict; caught the eye in defeat over 7f here this month, but the percentage call is to oppose.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4th

14

(6)

12th Feb 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

06:35 Sha Tin

Cant Go Wong

8st 7lb

J: Matthew Poon

T: F C Lor

towards rear of midfield, not clear run and switched 1 1/2f out, driven and kept on well final furlong, nearest finish

16/1

4th

12

(14)

4th Feb 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

09:15 Sha Tin

Cant Go Wong

8st 7lb

J: Matthew Poon

T: F C Lor

held up towards rear, ridden 2f out, short of room entering final furlong, stayed on inside final furlong, nearest finish

40/1

10th

13

(14)

28th Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

06:30 Sha Tin

Cant Go Wong

8st 9lb

J: Matthew Poon

T: F C Lor

held up towards rear, wide entering straight, ridden under 2f out, driven and kept on final furlong, nearest finish

16/1

5th
15 (15)
Beer Palace

10/1

Form: 0065-4

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict
Took a step forward when fourth over C&D last month, on his first start in Class 4 company; eased a 1lb and this lightly raced 5yo should have more in the locker; claims.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5th

15

(15)

12th Feb 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

06:35 Sha Tin

Beer Palace

9st 9lb

T: Mark Newnham

held up towards rear, wide entering straight, ridden over 2f out, driven and stayed on from 1 1/2f out, never dangerous

10/1

3

(12)

28th Jan 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

07:00 Sha Tin

Beer Palace

9st 7lb

J: Hugh Bowman

T: Mark Newnham

Took a step forward when fourth over C&D 15 days ago, on his first start in Class 4 company; claims if building on that although the draw could have been kinder.

12/1

4th

2

(4)

13th Jan 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

07:35 Sha Tin

Beer Palace

9st 8lb

J: Karis Teetan

T: Mark Newnham

towards rear of midfield, ridden over 2f out, driven and kept on well from 1 1/2f out, nearest finish

12/1

10/1

Form: 4389-3 C

Last run: 22 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Two-time novice winner (5f/6f); signs that he was getting his career back on track over 7f here last month and can't be discounted if building on that improved showing.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

10

(9)

12th Feb 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

06:35 Sha Tin

Circuit Nine

8st 12lb

J: Andrea Atzeni

T: W K Mo

started slowly, slowly into stride, towards rear, ridden over 3f out, very wide entering straight, driven and stayed on final furlong, never dangerous

10/1

3rd

11

(1)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

07:00 Sha Tin

Circuit Nine

8st 10lb

J: Andrea Atzeni

T: W K Mo

in touch in midfield, ridden 1 1/2f out, not clear run and lost place over 1f out, driven and kept on well final furlong, took 3rd close home

12/1

9th

9

(6)

26th Dec 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

08:05 Sha Tin

Circuit Nine

8st 12lb

J: Matthew Chadwick

T: W K Mo

started very slowly, towards rear, ridden 2f out, stayed on final 150yds, never dangerous

5/1

4/1

Form: 6527-3

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict
Yet to break his maiden tag after 11 starts but did place for the fifth time when finishing third over C&D last month; has the best of the draw to work from today and capable 5lb claimer Angus Chung is an interesting booking; respected.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
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

20/1

Form:

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 3lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
First offspring of Cracksman to compete in Hong Kong; found trouble in running on debut 15 days ago but if improving for that outing over this longer trip he could outrun his odds.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

8th

5

(5)

12th Feb 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

06:35 Sha Tin

Me Time

9st 3lb

J: Brenton Avdulla

T: Douglas Whyte

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

20/1

11th

8

(2)

28th Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

06:30 Sha Tin

Me Time

9st 1lb

J: Brenton Avdulla

T: Douglas Whyte

started slowly, soon recovered and raced keenly in midfield, ridden 2 1/2f out, outpaced 2f out, keeping on when not clear run inside final furlong, no extra final 100yds, eased final 50yds

33/1

20/1

Form: 58-725 C

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Hit the bar over 1m1f on the dirt on his penultimate start but weakened out of contention (1m2f, turf) just four days later; up 2lb now and may rue that missed opportunity.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

9th

7

(4)

12th Feb 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

06:35 Sha Tin

Winning Steps

9st 3lb

J: Alexis Badel

T: P C Ng

towards rear of midfield, ridden 2 1/2f out, making steady headway when not clear run 1 1/2f out, outpaced and no impression from over 1f out

20/1

5th

7

(2)

28th Jan 2024

Good

1m 2f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

Winning Steps

9st 2lb

J: Andrea Atzeni

T: P C Ng

midfield, ridden 4f out, driven and headway to chase leaders over 2f out, weakened final furlong

7/1

2nd

6

(5)

24th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 1f 0y

11:15 Sha Tin

Winning Steps

8st 13lb

J: Harry Bentley

T: P C Ng

midfield, pushed along and took closer order 2 1/2f out, ridden over 2f out, driven to lead over 1f out, challenged inside final furlong, kept on well, headed close home

8/1

7/1

Form: 08-574 CD

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict
Ended last season with a C&D success; now 1lb below that winning mark and hinted at a return to form 15 days ago; minor place claims at least in the first-time visor.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

10th

1

(7)

12th Feb 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

06:35 Sha Tin

Flying Mojito

9st 9lb

J: L J Ferraris

T: D J Hall

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

7/1

4th

2

(5)

28th Jan 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

07:00 Sha Tin

Flying Mojito

9st 9lb

J: L J Ferraris

T: D J Hall

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

7/2

7th

11

(9)

13th Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

09:45 Sha Tin

Flying Mojito

8st 6lb

J: M L Yeung

T: D J Hall

Ended last season in good form and made an encouraging reappearance in November; subsequent efforts were underwhelming but he showed a bit more zest over C&D on New Year's Day; claims if building on that but the suspicion is he is still a little too high in the weights.

10/1

10/1

Form: 0006-3 CD

Last run: 36 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Had looked out of sorts this season until staging a mini-revival over 1m1f here last month; still relatively unexposed and off a mark 1lb below his last winning one he looks an interesting contender.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

11th

12

(2)

12th Feb 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

06:35 Sha Tin

Forever Folks

8st 12lb

J: Antoine Hamelin

T: C W Chang

towards rear of midfield, ridden 2 1/2f out, making headway when not clear run and snatched up over 1f out, pushed along and kept on final 100yds, too much to do

10/1

3rd

9

(8)

7th Jan 2024

Good

1m 1f 0y

06:30 Sha Tin

Forever Folks

8st 10lb

J: Antoine Hamelin

T: C W Chang

in touch, ridden over 2f out, driven and chased leaders from under 2f out, kept on final furlong, not quite able to challenge

9/2

6th

10

(7)

17th Dec 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

08:40 Sha Tin

Forever Folks

8st 12lb

J: Antoine Hamelin

T: C W Chang

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

100/1

12th
8 (3)
Robot Fighter

50/1

Form: 80-9

Last run: 30 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict
Safely held in all three of his career starts here (7f/1m); will need the first-time blinkers to spark a major upturn in his fortunes.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

11th

8

(2)

21st Feb 2024

Good

1m 1f 0y

12:40 Happy Valley

Robot Fighter

8st 13lb

J: K C Leung

T: K L Man

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

50/1

12th

8

(3)

12th Feb 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

06:35 Sha Tin

Robot Fighter

8st 13lb

J: Jerry Chau

T: K L Man

towards rear of midfield, ridden 3f out, outpaced and no impression from 2 1/2f out

50/1

9th

9

(1)

13th Jan 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

07:35 Sha Tin

Robot Fighter

8st 13lb

J: Jerry Chau

T: K L Man

towards rear of midfield, dropped towards rear and ridden under 3f out, driven and kept on inside final furlong, never dangerous

25/1

13th
3 (14)
Master Hero

10/1

Form: 32283- C

Last run: 57 days

W: 9st 5lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict
Losing run dates back to November 2021 but he has been banging firmly on the door this season; warrants plenty of consideration, although the widest draw dissuades some enthusiasm; first-time visor.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

8th

6

(3)

21st Feb 2024

Good

1m 0f 55y

13:10 Happy Valley

Master Hero

9st 6lb

J: Angus Chung

T: A S Cruz

midfield, pushed along from 3f out, outpaced and no impression from 2f out

10/1

13th

3

(14)

12th Feb 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

06:35 Sha Tin

Master Hero

9st 5lb

J: L Hewitson

T: A S Cruz

led, ridden and headed under 2f out, driven over 1f out, weakened quickly final furlong

10/1

16

(16)

13th Jan 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

07:35 Sha Tin

Master Hero

9st 3lb

T: A S Cruz

Losing run dates back to November 2021 but he has been banging firmly on the door this season; warrants plenty of consideration if getting a run.

14th
6 (11)
Ping Hai Comet

14/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 3lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
AUD$330,000 yearling; bred to be suited by this trip and has shown plenty of promise in trials; one to note for market support on this racecourse introduction.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

14th

6

(11)

12th Feb 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

06:35 Sha Tin

Ping Hai Comet

9st 3lb

J: K C Leung

T: J Size

tracked leaders, ridden over 2f out, short of room over 1f out, weakened quickly final furlong

14/1

15

(15)

28th Jan 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

07:00 Sha Tin

Ping Hai Comet

9st 1lb

T: J Size

AUD$330,000 yearling; bred to be suited by this trip and has shown plenty of promise in his trials; one to note for market support on this racecourse introduction.

Form: 717-21 D

Last run: 26 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict
Little to show from first eight starts but has now won two of his last four, both at Happy Valley (1m/1m1f); equally at home here and although raised 5lb there is more to come from this 4yo
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

9

(13)

12th Feb 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

06:35 Sha Tin

Super Contented

8st 13lb

J: K De Melo

T: C Fownes

Little to show from first eight starts but has now won two of his last four, both at Happy Valley (1m/1m1f); equally at home here and although raised 5lb there is more to come from this 4yo

1st

10

(5)

17th Jan 2024

Good

1m 1f 0y

11:40 Happy Valley

Super Contented

8st 6lb

J: K De Melo

T: C Fownes

made all, ridden when pressed 2f out, driven and asserted final 125yds, kept on well

5/1

2nd

14

(9)

7th Jan 2024

Good

1m 1f 0y

06:30 Sha Tin

Super Contented

8st 5lb

J: K De Melo

T: C Fownes

tracked leaders, ridden and chased leaders over 2f out, driven and pressed leader over 1f out, kept on well final furlong, always just held

20/1

Form: 930-47 D

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 58

Form & Verdict
Dual 1m Group 1 winner in Brazil but has yet to get his local career up and running; eases another 2lb in the weights, and likely to step up before too long, but the percentage call is to oppose.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4th

2

(12)

15th Feb 2024

Good

1m 0f 55y

11:40 Happy Valley

Kimberley

9st 8lb

J: Antoine Hamelin

T: Jamie Richards

quickly crossed from wide draw, tracked leader, ridden along 3f out, outpaced by eventual winner over 1f out, lost third post

14/1

16

(16)

12th Feb 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

06:35 Sha Tin

Kimberley

9st 9lb

T: Jamie Richards

Dual 1m Group 1 winner in Brazil but has yet to get his local career up and running; eases another 2lb in the weights, and likely to step up before too long, but the percentage call is to oppose.

7th

1

(10)

24th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 1f 0y

11:15 Sha Tin

Kimberley

9st 9lb

J: Zac Purton

T: Jamie Richards

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

8/1