February 12 / 7.05 Sha Tin

7.05

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Lucky Star Handicap (Class 4) (3yo+) (Course A) (Turf)

  • Prize money: £65915.49
  • 0m 7f 0y
  • 16 runners
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Lucky Star Handicap (Class 4) (3yo+) (Course A) (Turf)

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather:

10/1 (Won)

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
AUD$9,500 yearling; ran with plenty of promise when winning his latest barrier trial; market check advised on debut.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

9

(7)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

07:05 Sha Tin

Voyage Samurai

9st 2lb

J: K C Leung

T: F C Lor

made all, ridden 2f out, driven when pressed 1 1/2f out, kept on well final furlong, driven out

10/1

Form: 0490-0 C

Last run: 19 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict
Scored over 1m here last season but yet to seriously threaten over a variety of trips this term; 8lb below his last winning mark so should be showing more.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

2nd

11

(5)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

07:05 Sha Tin

Smiling Collector

8st 12lb

J: L J Ferraris

T: Jimmy Ting

midfield, ridden over 2f out, driven and headway under 2f out, kept on well final furlong, took second 75yds out, nearest finish

16/1

13th

6

(11)

24th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 55y

12:15 Sha Tin

Smiling Collector

8st 13lb

J: Harry Bentley

T: Jimmy Ting

in touch, ridden 2 1/2f out, lost place over 2f out, soon struggling

14/1

11th

8

(10)

23rd Dec 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

07:35 Sha Tin

Smiling Collector

9st 2lb

J: Karis Teetan

T: Jimmy Ting

chased leader, ridden 2f out, lost place 1 1/2f out, weakened quickly final furlong

13/2

9/2

Form: 76-1 CD

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
Improved with each start before gaining an early career breakthrough over C&D last month; subsequent 5lb rise in the ratings looks manageable; chance.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

6

(14)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

07:05 Sha Tin

Volcanic Spark

9st 6lb

J: Matthew Poon

T: P F Yiu

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

9/2

1st

8

(2)

13th Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

07:00 Sha Tin

Volcanic Spark

9st 1lb

J: Hugh Bowman

T: P F Yiu

towards rear of midfield, ridden and headway from 2f out, chased leaders over 1f out, driven inside final furlong, kept on well final 100yds, led last stride

5/1

6th

9

(1)

23rd Dec 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

07:35 Sha Tin

Volcanic Spark

9st 2lb

J: K De Melo

T: P F Yiu

towards rear of midfield, not clear run going well 1 1/2f out, ridden and stayed on final furlong, too much to do

10/1

Form: 3

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Made a pleasing start to his career when making the frame over 6f here last month; no reason why he shouldn't battle it out for minor honours once again.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4th

8

(11)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

07:05 Sha Tin

Invincible Lucky

9st 2lb

J: Matthew Chadwick

T: Mark Newnham

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

8/1

3rd

7

(3)

13th Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Invincible Lucky

9st 2lb

J: Matthew Chadwick

T: Mark Newnham

towards rear of midfield, outpaced 2f out, stayed on final furlong, finished well, snatched 3rd close home

20/1

5th
3 (13)
Golden Rise

9/4

Form: 448-31 CD

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict
Lightly raced 4yo who gained a deserved breakthrough when scoring over C&D last month; hit with a 6lb hike but likely there is plenty more to come; player.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5th

3

(13)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

07:05 Sha Tin

Golden Rise

9st 7lb

J: Zac Purton

T: J Size

in touch in midfield, tracked leaders 3f out, ridden and every chance 2f out, no extra final 150yds

9/4

1st

7

(2)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

05:30 Sha Tin

Golden Rise

9st 1lb

J: Zac Purton

T: J Size

midfield, left in 4th over 2f out, soon chasing leaders, ridden and challenged 1 1/2f out, led 150yds out, kept on well, quite comfortably

6/4

3rd

8

(7)

1st Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

07:00 Sha Tin

Golden Rise

9st 1lb

J: Zac Purton

T: J Size

towards rear of midfield, ridden 2f out, good headway over 1f out, kept on well final furlong, nearest finish

4/1

14/1

Form: 059-65

Last run: 8 days

W: 8st 5lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 41

Form & Verdict
Seemingly getting closer with each run and posted a new personal best when fifth over 5f here eight days ago; interesting contender stepping up to 7f.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

14

(1)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

07:05 Sha Tin

Mr Good Vibes

8st 5lb

J: Alexis Badel

T: D J Hall

tracked leaders, ridden 2f out, gradually weakened from over 1f out

14/1

5th

14

(9)

4th Feb 2024

Good

0m 5f 0y

05:30 Sha Tin

Mr Good Vibes

8st 4lb

J: Alexis Badel

T: D J Hall

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

16/1

6th

11

(8)

10th Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

12:40 Happy Valley

Mr Good Vibes

8st 6lb

J: K De Melo

T: D J Hall

held up in rear, ridden 1 1/2f out, kept on final furlong, never dangerous

25/1

7th
7 (6)
Double Win

12/1

Form: 92-6

Last run: 33 days

W: 9st 3lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict
Outran 61-1 odds when a close second over 6f in November but weakened inside the final furlong when upped to 1m last month; today's 7f may be ideal.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

7

(6)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

07:05 Sha Tin

Double Win

9st 3lb

J: Jerry Chau

T: T P Yung

with leader, ridden 2f out, weakened from 1 1/2f out

12/1

6th

7

(11)

10th Jan 2024

Good

1m 0f 55y

12:10 Happy Valley

Double Win

9st 3lb

J: Antoine Hamelin

T: T P Yung

led, ridden under 2f out, driven and headed 1f out, weakened final 100yds

8/1

2nd

6

(10)

19th Nov 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

04:30 Sha Tin

Double Win

9st 1lb

J: Jerry Chau

T: T P Yung

led after 1 1/2f, headed after 3f, chased leader, pushed along to challenge 1 1/2f out, regained narrow lead and ridden entering final furlong, hard pressed final 150yds, soon headed, no extra

25/1

16/1

Form: 1-4997 CD

Last run: 155 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
Lightly raced 4yo; created good impression when winning comfortably over C&D on debut in December but didn't build on that afterwards; hasn't threatened on his last three starts and now has a point to prove for a new stable.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

8th

5

(12)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

07:05 Sha Tin

Forerunner

9st 6lb

J: Brenton Avdulla

T: W K Mo

held up towards rear, ridden and steady headway from 2f out, no extra inside final furlong

16/1

4

(3)

15th Oct 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

08:00 Sha Tin

Forerunner

9st 6lb

J: Jerry Chau

T: T P Yung

Lightly raced 4yo; created good impression when winning comfortably over C&D on debut in December but didn't build on that afterwards; hasn't threatened on his last three starts and now has a point to prove.

25/1

7th

2

(10)

10th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

10:00 Sha Tin

Forerunner

9st 8lb

J: Jerry Chau

T: T P Yung

slowly into stride, in rear, ridden and kept on at same pace from under 2f out

16/1

9th
12 (2)
Winning Heart

16/1

Form: 678-04

Last run: 15 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict
Began current campaign with a couple of pleasing runs and got back on track when a creditable fourth over 6f here 11 days ago; more needed for win purposes, thougn.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

9th

12

(2)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

07:05 Sha Tin

Winning Heart

8st 12lb

J: M L Yeung

T: A S Cruz

midfield, outpaced and no impression from 2f out

16/1

4th

9

(4)

28th Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Winning Heart

8st 13lb

J: M L Yeung

T: A S Cruz

towards rear of midfield, ridden over 2f out, driven 1 1/2f out, stayed on inside final furlong, nearest finish

14/1

11th

6

(4)

13th Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

07:00 Sha Tin

Winning Heart

9st 2lb

J: Angus Chung

T: A S Cruz

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

33/1

10th
2 (4)
Bonus Pal

33/1

Form: 10-000

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict
Maiden winner in Australia but yet to make any impact in four local starts; plenty more help from the handicapper needed; visor preferred over blinkers.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

12th

6

(13)

18th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 55y

07:00 Sha Tin

Bonus Pal

9st 3lb

J: Ellis Wong

T: P C Ng

midfield, pushed along and headway to track leaders after 3f, lost place over 2f out, soon struggling

33/1

10th

2

(4)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

07:05 Sha Tin

Bonus Pal

9st 7lb

J: Karis Teetan

T: P C Ng

in touch, ridden 2f out, weakened over 1f out

33/1

11th

1

(11)

28th Jan 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

07:00 Sha Tin

Bonus Pal

9st 9lb

J: Angus Chung

T: P C Ng

always towards rear

12/1

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11th
1 (3)
Setanta

14/1

Form: 086-00 CD

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict
Yet to really get going in six starts this season but does now drop 1lb below his last winning mark; would still take a leap of faith to support him currently.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

11th

1

(3)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

07:05 Sha Tin

Setanta

9st 8lb

J: L Hewitson

T: David A Hayes

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

14/1

14

(14)

31st Jan 2024

Good

1m 0f 55y

12:40 Happy Valley

Setanta

9st 8lb

T: David A Hayes

Much better known a 7f performer but should be okay over 1m; not firing on all cylinders this season, and was particularly disappointing when dropped to this grade ten days ago.

11th

1

(12)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

07:00 Sha Tin

Setanta

9st 9lb

J: L Hewitson

T: David A Hayes

always towards rear

10/1

12th
4 (10)
Happy Daily

12/1

Form: 808-47 CD

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict
Has slipped to a very tempting mark but was unable to land a blow when dipping back down into this grade 11 days ago; contender if putting his best foot forward.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

12th

4

(10)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

07:05 Sha Tin

Happy Daily

9st 7lb

J: Angus Chung

T: C H Yip

towards rear of midfield on outside, ridden over 2f out, short of room 1f out, no extra final furlong

12/1

7th

3

(12)

28th Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

06:30 Sha Tin

Happy Daily

9st 8lb

J: Hugh Bowman

T: C H Yip

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

5/1

4th

14

(6)

1st Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

08:40 Sha Tin

Happy Daily

8st 6lb

J: Antoine Hamelin

T: C H Yip

in touch, outpaced 2f out, driven and kept on well final furlong

20/1

14/1

Form: 54-8

Last run: 30 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict
Began career with two very encouraging runs but wasn't so good when a moderate eighth here last month; can quickly bounce back in first-time blinkers.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

13th

10

(8)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

07:05 Sha Tin

Mr Maestro

8st 13lb

J: Andrea Atzeni

T: Jamie Richards

towards rear of midfield, ridden over 2f out, driven 1 1/2f out, weakening when slightly hampered 1f out, soon eased

14/1

8th

10

(12)

13th Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:30 Sha Tin

Mr Maestro

9st 2lb

J: Andrea Atzeni

T: Jamie Richards

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

10/1

4th

4

(11)

26th Dec 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

07:00 Sha Tin

Mr Maestro

9st 1lb

J: Andrea Atzeni

T: Jamie Richards

held up towards rear, steady headway from 3f out, ridden over 2f out, not clear run and switched inside final furlong, kept on, nearest finish

14/1

Form: 5020-0 CD

Last run: 22 days

W: 8st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict
Usually seen over shorter trips; last of 14 when given a positive ride over C&D last month; hard to see him being involved; first-time hood added.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

13

(9)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

07:05 Sha Tin

Smart Folks

8st 9lb

J: Antoine Hamelin

T: C W Chang

Usually seen over shorter trips; last of 14 when given a positive ride over C&D last month; hard to see him being involved; first-time hood added.

20/1

15

(15)

24th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 55y

12:15 Sha Tin

Smart Folks

8st 9lb

T: C W Chang

Usually seen over shorter trips; last of 14 when given a positive ride on the turf here three days ago; hard to see him being involved.

14th

13

(10)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

07:00 Sha Tin

Smart Folks

8st 9lb

J: Antoine Hamelin

T: C W Chang

chased leader, ridden 2f out, driven and weakened from 1 1/2f out

20/1

Form: 2876-6 CD

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict
Narrowly beaten in a Class 3 event on seasonal return but not in the same form since.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

13th

5

(11)

18th Feb 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Compassion Spirit

9st 6lb

J: Alexis Badel

T: K L Man

in touch, ridden 2f out, weakened over 1f out

10/1

15

(15)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

07:05 Sha Tin

Compassion Spirit

9st 7lb

T: K L Man

Narrowly beaten in a Class 3 event on seasonal return but not in the same form since.

6th

2

(6)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

07:00 Sha Tin

Compassion Spirit

9st 8lb

J: Zac Purton

T: K L Man

in touch, pressed leaders going well under 2f out, ridden 1 1/2f out, no extra final 150yds

4/1

16 (16)
Winning Gold

Form: 0-70

Last run: 15 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict
Safely held at big prices on his first three career starts; impossible to recommend.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

12

(13)

18th Feb 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Winning Gold

8st 11lb

J: K De Melo

T: W Y So

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

40/1

16

(16)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

07:05 Sha Tin

Winning Gold

8st 12lb

T: W Y So

Safely held at big prices on his first three career starts; impossible to recommend.

10th

8

(9)

28th Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Winning Gold

8st 13lb

J: K De Melo

T: W Y So

started very slowly, in rear, ridden 2f out, kept on final furlong, never dangerous

33/1