February 12 / 7.35 Sha Tin

7.35

Good

Prosperity Handicap (Class 3) (3yo+) (Course A) (Turf)

  • Prize money: £104788.73
  • 0m 6f 0y
  • 14 runners
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Prosperity Handicap (Class 3) (3yo+) (Course A) (Turf)

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather:

8/11 (Won)

Form: 1-22 CD BF

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict
Won very comfortably over C&D on debut in December and lost out only in photo-finishes when clear second to the same very progressive rival on next two outings; creeping up the weights for his troubles but has a much better draw than last time and is the one to beat.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

4

(2)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

07:35 Sha Tin

Ka Ying Rising

9st 3lb

J: Zac Purton

T: David A Hayes

in touch, tracked leaders going well 2f out, ridden and pressed leaders 1f out, led 100yds, driven and asserted 50yds out, shade cosily

8/11

2nd

4

(10)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Ka Ying Rising

8st 10lb

J: Zac Purton

T: David A Hayes

led, ridden when challenged under 2f out, driven and kept on well final 100yds, narrowly headed 50yds out

2/1

2nd

13

(2)

1st Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

09:15 Sha Tin

Ka Ying Rising

8st 7lb

J: Zac Purton

T: David A Hayes

midfield, ridden and headway from 2f out, driven and stayed on well from over 2f out, pressed leader final 75yds, just held

Evs

2nd
9 (11)
Ladys Choice

12/1

Form: 2563-0 CD

Last run: 19 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict
Didn't take to dirt last month but was placed from double-digit stalls over C&D on three of his previous five starts this season; poorly drawn again today but could have a say.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

2nd

9

(11)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

07:35 Sha Tin

Ladys Choice

8st 13lb

J: K C Leung

T: C W Chang

led, ridden and headed under 2f out, driven and rallied final furlong, kept on well

12/1

10th

13

(13)

24th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

14:15 Sha Tin

Ladys Choice

8st 8lb

T: C W Chang

midfield, squeezed out and quickly lost place 3 1/2f out, soon dropped towards rear, ridden and no impression from 2f out

8/1

3rd

2

(10)

26th Dec 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

08:35 Sha Tin

Ladys Choice

8st 11lb

J: James McDonald

T: C W Chang

in touch, ridden over 2f out, kept on well final furlong, not going pace to challenge

12/1

Form: 523-12 CD

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict
Opened Hong Kong account at seventh attempt, with clearcut C&D win last month, and was a creditable second when back up in this grade a fortnight ago; respected in current form.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

8

(9)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

07:35 Sha Tin

Eighty Light Years

9st 1lb

J: Jerry Chau

T: T P Yung

in touch in midfield, quick forward move to press leaders 3 1/2f, ridden to lead under 2f out, driven when pressed 1f out, headed 100yds out, kept on

6/1

2nd

11

(8)

28th Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

08:05 Sha Tin

Eighty Light Years

8st 10lb

J: Jerry Chau

T: T P Yung

tracked leaders, ridden and chased leader under 2f out, driven to lead 1f out, headed 150yds out, soon held, kept on

8/1

1st

1

(1)

1st Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

Eighty Light Years

9st 9lb

J: Ellis Wong

T: T P Yung

prominent, led after 2f, ridden under 2f out, went clear over 1f out, kept on well final furlong, ridden out

3/1

OUR TIP

5/1

Form: 3301-4 CD BF

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict
Progressive 4yo with 3-7 strike-rate; ended up poorly positioned on outside of the field when fourth over 7f here last month and can get closer to the target on this return to 6f.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4th

3

(7)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

07:35 Sha Tin

Joyful Hunter

9st 7lb

J: Andrea Atzeni

T: K W Lui

towards rear of midfield, ridden 2f out, driven and kept on well from 1 1/2f out, not going pace to challenge

5/1

4th

3

(4)

13th Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

09:45 Sha Tin

Joyful Hunter

9st 3lb

J: C Y Ho

T: K W Lui

Lightly raced 4yo who began career with two wins at Happy Valley in June/July and overcame a poor draw over 6f here last month to add another to the tally; up 6lb but may still have potential and can't be discounted.

11/2

1st

6

(11)

23rd Dec 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

08:35 Sha Tin

Joyful Hunter

8st 12lb

J: C Y Ho

T: K W Lui

held up in rear, ridden 2f out, stayed on strongly final furlong, not clear run and forced to switch 125yds out, led 50yds out, readily

6/1

20/1

Form: 1222-0

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict
2-7 when trained in New Zealand; belied triple-digit odds when close second over C&D on Hong Kong debut in December, but ought to have been suited by the return to 7f when down the field here last month and has a tough draw today.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5th

6

(13)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

07:35 Sha Tin

Armour War Eagle

9st 2lb

J: M L Yeung

T: Jimmy Ting

midfield, ridden and kept on from 2f out, not going pace to challenge

20/1

10th

1

(3)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

09:50 Sha Tin

Armour War Eagle

9st 2lb

J: M L Yeung

T: Jimmy Ting

tracked leaders, ridden 1 1/2f out, weakened final furlong

7/1

2nd

7

(9)

23rd Dec 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

08:35 Sha Tin

Armour War Eagle

8st 11lb

J: M L Yeung

T: Jimmy Ting

held up towards rear, ridden over 2f out, switched wide entering straight, driven and stayed on well final furlong, pressed leaders final 100yds, not quite able to challenge

25/1

66/1

Form: 6495-9 D

Last run: 15 days

W: 8st 8lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Never dangerous when ninth over C&D on recent stable debut and has now been unplaced all nine Hong Kong starts.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

4

(9)

18th Feb 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Show Respect

9st 7lb

J: Ben E Thompson

T: Mark Newnham

midfield, ridden 3f out, kept on well from 1 1/2f out, not quite able to challenge

10/1

6th

14

(1)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

07:35 Sha Tin

Show Respect

8st 8lb

J: Angus Chung

T: Mark Newnham

midfield, ridden and kept on at same pace from 2f out

66/1

9th

12

(2)

28th Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

08:05 Sha Tin

Show Respect

8st 6lb

J: Angus Chung

T: Mark Newnham

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

16/1

100/1

Form: 218-0U

Last run: 15 days

W: 8st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
7f maiden winner in Australia last March but was unable to land a telling blow on first two Hong Kong starts (5f/7f) and lost his jockey soon after the start on his latest outing.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

13

(5)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

07:35 Sha Tin

Sugar Ball

8st 10lb

J: Matthew Chadwick

T: W K Mo

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

100/1

0

13

(7)

28th Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

09:50 Sha Tin

Sugar Ball

8st 7lb

J: M L Yeung

T: W K Mo

stumbled and unseated rider soon after start

100/1

12th

10

(11)

1st Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

08:40 Sha Tin

Sugar Ball

8st 9lb

J: Matthew Chadwick

T: W K Mo

with leader, ridden 2f out, weakened under 2f out

25/1

66/1

Form: 158-86 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 8st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Ended last season with two Class 4 wins at Happy Valley and held his own in this higher grade there on reappearance outing in September, but his form has cooled since and he's difficult to enthuse over at present.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

8th

12

(3)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

07:35 Sha Tin

Solar Partner

8st 10lb

J: Ben E Thompson

T: P F Yiu

started slowly, towards rear of midfield, ridden over 2f out, driven and kept on final furlong, never dangerous

66/1

6th

6

(9)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Solar Partner

8st 8lb

J: Harry Bentley

T: P F Yiu

towards rear of midfield, ridden and no impression from under 3f out

14/1

8th

12

(12)

7th Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

09:15 Sha Tin

Solar Partner

8st 9lb

J: Matthew Poon

T: P F Yiu

led, headed over 3f out, ridden 2f out, weakened from 1 1/2f out

12/1

50/1

Form: 1710-0 CD

Last run: 36 days

W: 9st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict
Dual 7f course winner this season; also suited by 6f but his last two runs have been very disappointing and he remains on a tough mark.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

9th

5

(8)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

07:35 Sha Tin

Pins Prince

9st 3lb

J: Brenton Avdulla

T: J Size

held up towards rear, ridden and no impression from 2 1/2f out

50/1

15

(15)

28th Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

09:50 Sha Tin

Pins Prince

9st 0lb

T: J Size

Dual C&D winner this season but his last two runs have been very disappointing and he remains on a tough mark.

12th

7

(11)

7th Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

09:15 Sha Tin

Pins Prince

8st 13lb

J: Andrea Atzeni

T: J Size

always towards rear

8/1

25/1

Form: 1485-0 C

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict
Made all over 7f here in October but needs to bounce back from a modest effort last month and overcome his outside draw on this drop back to 6f.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

2nd

10

(8)

18th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 55y

09:50 Sha Tin

Massive Action

8st 10lb

J: Karis Teetan

T: F C Lor

raced keenly, led, went clear 2f out, ridden 1 1/2f out, driven inside final furlong headed 50yds out, kept on

50/1

10th

7

(14)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

07:35 Sha Tin

Massive Action

9st 2lb

J: Antoine Hamelin

T: F C Lor

chased leader, ridden 2f out, outpaced 1 1/2f out, weakened final furlong

25/1

13

(13)

7th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

14:50 Happy Valley

Massive Action

8st 13lb

T: F C Lor

Made all over 7f at Sha Tin in October and is back on a workable mark now but his latest run was disappointing and today's drop back in trip is not ideal.

33/1

Form: 6341-

Last run: 202 days

W: 8st 11lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
Off the mark in Australia at fourth attempt, in maiden over an extended 7f last August; drops back in trip for today's Hong Kong debut; blinkers refitted; others have more pressing claims.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

11th

11

(6)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

07:35 Sha Tin

Good Luck Win

8st 11lb

J: Alexis Badel

T: Mark Newnham

always towards rear

33/1

12th
10 (10)
Captain Win

33/1

Form: 49040- C

Last run: 110 days

W: 8st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
Frustrating 6yo who always seems to find the winning line coming too soon and has not won since 2021; not seen since a poor dirt run in October; best to look elsewhere.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

12th

10

(10)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

07:35 Sha Tin

Captain Win

8st 11lb

J: Karis Teetan

T: P C Ng

always towards rear

33/1

13th

12

(5)

25th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 0f 55y

14:45 Sha Tin

Captain Win

8st 10lb

J: Andrea Atzeni

T: P C Ng

Ran some good races in defeat last season (including on dirt) and kept on well for fourth last month (7f, turf) but usually finds the winning line coming too soon and hasn't won since November 2021.

10/1

10/1

Form: 129-73 CD

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict
Not one to rely upon heavily but kept on well for third over C&D off today's mark last month and has another good draw today.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

13th

2

(4)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

07:35 Sha Tin

Super Fortune

9st 8lb

J: Matthew Poon

T: A S Cruz

tracked leaders, outpaced 2 1/2f out, weakened over 1f out

10/1

3rd

5

(3)

13th Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

08:35 Sha Tin

Super Fortune

9st 7lb

J: Matthew Poon

T: A S Cruz

C&D winner on his final outing last season; back in action with a pleasing effort in September but has failed to kick on in two subsequent starts; needs to get back on track.

20/1

7th

3

(8)

1st Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

09:15 Sha Tin

Super Fortune

9st 3lb

J: Matthew Poon

T: A S Cruz

led, ridden under 2f out, headed 1f out, weakened inside final furlong

14/1

50/1

Form: 98-086 CD

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict
Out-of-form 6yo who never really looked dangerous when sixth over C&D a fortnight ago; latest 2lb drop is not enough to tempt.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

14th

1

(12)

12th Feb 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

07:35 Sha Tin

Ima Single Man

9st 8lb

J: L Hewitson

T: A S Cruz

always towards rear

50/1

6th

2

(5)

28th Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

08:05 Sha Tin

Ima Single Man

9st 6lb

J: Brenton Avdulla

T: A S Cruz

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

50/1

8th

1

(6)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

06:00 Sha Tin

Ima Single Man

9st 9lb

J: Angus Chung

T: A S Cruz

always towards rear

10/1