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Beacon Hill Handicap (Class 5) (3yo+) (Course A) (Turf)

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  • 0m 6f 0y
  • 16 runners
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Beacon Hill Handicap (Class 5) (3yo+) (Course A) (Turf)

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather:

11/2 (Won)

Form: 53575-

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 34

Form & Verdict

Far from disgraced in five starts this season, arguably posting a career best when making the frame at Happy Valley in November; returns to turf after a reasonable dirt debut last month; blinkers fitted.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

7

(10)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

Rattan World

9st 0lb

J: Zac Purton

T: Jamie Richards

towards rear of midfield, ridden 2f out, stayed on well from 1 1/2f out, challenged 50yds out, driven to lead close home

11/2

5th

3

(5)

26th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

Rattan World

9st 8lb

J: Zac Purton

T: Jamie Richards

slowly into stride, towards rear, ridden over 2f out, stayed on well final furlong, nearest finish

5/1

7th

5

(6)

20th Dec 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

11:40 Happy Valley

Rattan World

9st 6lb

J: L Hewitson

T: Jamie Richards

Slow starts have become a feature in his three starts this season and he seeks a first win at the ninth attempt; he tackled this course and distance for the only time two runs ago, when a staying-on third behind Spicy So Smart and the reopposing Charming Steed; claims if he can do better out of the stalls.

13/2

14/1

Form: 37793- CD

Last run: 39 days

W: 9st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 35

Form & Verdict

C&D winner in June 2022; posted an improved effort when making the frame from a double-digit stall at Happy Valley last month; can play a role if on a going day.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

2nd

5

(6)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

Sweet Diamond

9st 1lb

J: Alexis Badel

T: P F Yiu

tracked leaders, ridden under 2f out, driven over 1f out, kept on well final furlong, led 50yds out, headed close home

14/1

3rd

9

(10)

13th Dec 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

10:40 Happy Valley

Sweet Diamond

9st 5lb

J: Andrea Atzeni

T: P F Yiu

6f winner at Sha Tin in the Summer of 2022; ended last season with a decent effort but yet to really get going in three starts this term; 14lb below last winning mark.

16/1

9th

7

(5)

15th Nov 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

10:40 Happy Valley

Sweet Diamond

9st 7lb

J: Alexis Badel

T: P F Yiu

led, ridden 1 1/2f out, headed inside final furlong, driven and weakened final 150yds

16/1

13/2

Form: 50449- C

Last run: 23 days

W: 8st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 28

Form & Verdict

Losing run dates back to February 2022 but he has been hinting at a return to the winner's enclosure this season; plausible excuses when drawn wide last month; one to consider.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

14

(4)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

Millennium Falcon

8st 8lb

J: L Hewitson

T: T P Yung

chased leader, ridden to lead 1 1/2f out, driven and kept on well final furlong, headed 50yds out, no extra closing stages

13/2

9th

9

(12)

29th Dec 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

11:40 Happy Valley

Millennium Falcon

8st 10lb

J: Jerry Chau

T: T P Yung

in touch in midfield on outside, wide entering straight, ridden 1 1/2f out, weakening when squeezed out and hampered 150yds out

14/1

4th

7

(1)

13th Dec 2023

Good

1m 0f 55y

11:10 Happy Valley

Millennium Falcon

9st 2lb

J: Karis Teetan

T: T P Yung

tracked leaders, ridden and every chance 1 1/2f out, driven over 1f out, weakened final 125yds

15/2

4th
12 (8)
Great Days

16/1

Form: 9676-9

Last run: 8 days

W: 8st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 30

Form & Verdict

Has proved more competitive since dropping down into this grade but still falls short of what is required for win purposes; others preferred.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4th

12

(8)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

Great Days

8st 10lb

J: Karis Teetan

T: P C Ng

midfield, steady headway from 2 1/2f out, ridden and kept on from 2f out, not going pace to challenge

16/1

9th

7

(10)

13th Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

Great Days

9st 3lb

J: Antoine Hamelin

T: P C Ng

midfield, ridden and took closer order over 2f out, driven and chased leaders over 1f out, weakened final furlong

10/1

6th

8

(4)

20th Dec 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

11:40 Happy Valley

Great Days

9st 4lb

J: Alexis Badel

T: P C Ng

Limited encouragement in novice events last season and the transition to handicap company has yet to ignite his fuse, be it over 5f, 6f or 7f; this first tilt at the Happy Valley 6f needs to spark a major change if he is to figure.

40/1

9/2

Form: 00435- CD BF

Last run: 32 days

W: 8st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 28

Form & Verdict

C&D winner last season; has worked his way into form this term, posting a good effort when third at Happy Valley in November; chance if negotiating a safe passage from stall 13.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5th

13

(13)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

Fighting Star

8st 8lb

J: Brenton Avdulla

T: C H Yip

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

9/2

5th

9

(1)

20th Dec 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

11:40 Happy Valley

Fighting Star

8st 13lb

J: Karis Teetan

T: C H Yip

Has a 1-34 strike-rate since coming to Hong Kong and lacks consistency (out of the money 25 times); has made a better fist of things this season with three decent efforts in five; nearest-at-finish third when favourite for a 5f event here last month.

4/1

3rd

9

(5)

29th Nov 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

11:10 Happy Valley

Fighting Star

8st 8lb

J: Karis Teetan

T: C H Yip

slowly into stride, in rear, ridden 2f out, wide entering straight, stayed on final furlong, nearest finish

9/2

OUR TIP

12/1

Form: 162-08 D

Last run: 4 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 40

Form & Verdict

Off the mark when a ready winner over C&D on seasonal debut but has failed to get involved on his last two starts; needs to bounce back.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

2

(5)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

Nordic Combined

9st 6lb

J: James McDonald

T: W Y So

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

12/1

8th

13

(13)

17th Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

12:10 Happy Valley

Nordic Combined

8st 5lb

T: W Y So

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

8/1

11th

1

(11)

1st Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

06:30 Sha Tin

Nordic Combined

9st 9lb

J: James McDonald

T: W Y So

midfield, ridden and effort 2f out, chased leaders over 1f out, weakened final 150yds

7/1

16/1

Form: 0700-8

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 37

Form & Verdict

Yet to make a significant impact in 14 local starts; fared no better when dropping down into this grade at the start of the month; first-time blinkers replace cheekpieces.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

5

(8)

4th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

Spangle Fortune

9st 4lb

J: K C Leung

T: K L Man

in touch in midfield, ridden 2f out, stayed on well from over 1f out, led close home, ridden out

16/1

7th

4

(3)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

Spangle Fortune

9st 3lb

J: K C Leung

T: K L Man

in touch in midfield, ridden over 2f out, driven and kept on from over 1f out, not going pace to challenge

16/1

8th

2

(7)

1st Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

06:30 Sha Tin

Spangle Fortune

9st 8lb

J: K C Leung

T: K L Man

in touch, ridden and chased leader 2f out, outpaced over 1f out, no extra final furlong

25/1

10/1

Form: 4659-9

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 34

Form & Verdict

0-19; shade disappointing when finishing ninth on his recent stable debut; looks up against it from today's awkward draw.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

8th

6

(12)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

Casa Legend

9st 0lb

J: Andrea Atzeni

T: C W Chang

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

10/1

9th

6

(2)

1st Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

06:30 Sha Tin

Casa Legend

9st 5lb

J: Andrea Atzeni

T: C W Chang

started slowly, towards rear, ridden 2f out, driven 1 1/2f out, kept on final furlong, never dangerous

7/1

9th

5

(14)

5th Nov 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

Casa Legend

9st 7lb

J: Zac Purton

T: C S Shum

started slowly, towards rear, switched wide entering straight, ridden 2f out, kept on steadily from over 1f out, never dangerous

9/2

6/1

Form: 3286-5

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 40

Form & Verdict

Ten-race maiden but has been performing with credit on the dirt here this season; should find things much easier dropping down into this grade; may play a role.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4th

4

(7)

4th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

Daily Trophy

9st 7lb

J: Hugh Bowman

T: C Fownes

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

13/2

9th

1

(2)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

Daily Trophy

9st 6lb

J: Ellis Wong

T: C Fownes

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

6/1

5th

12

(8)

7th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

07:35 Sha Tin

Daily Trophy

8st 4lb

J: Alexis Badel

T: C Fownes

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

12/1

14/1

Form: 89280-

Last run: 32 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 39

Form & Verdict

Took a step forward when finishing runner-up over today's trip at Happy Valley in November but has failed to build on that effort in two starts since; back down in trip.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

10th

3

(1)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

Choicerus

9st 5lb

J: Hugh Bowman

T: Douglas Whyte

towards rear of midfield, ridden and steady headway from 2f out, no further impression final furlong

14/1

11th

12

(3)

20th Dec 2023

Good

1m 0f 55y

13:45 Happy Valley

Choicerus

8st 6lb

J: Antoine Hamelin

T: Douglas Whyte

Placed for first time when keeping-on second over 6f here last month, his seventh start, but his latest run was disappointing and he has stamina to prove today.

20/1

14

(14)

13th Dec 2023

Good

1m 0f 55y

13:45 Happy Valley

Choicerus

8st 4lb

T: Douglas Whyte

Placed for first time when keeping-on second over 6f here last month, his seventh start, but his latest run was disappointing and he has stamina to prove today.

20/1

Form: 0070-8

Last run: 8 days

W: 8st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 30

Form & Verdict

Yet to have a say in any of his eight career starts so far; can only be watched for now; first-time hood tried instead of blinkers.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

11th

11

(7)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

Dashing Glory

8st 10lb

J: Angus Chung

T: Y S Tsui

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

20/1

8th

6

(2)

13th Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

Dashing Glory

9st 3lb

J: H T Mo

T: Y S Tsui

in touch, ridden 2f out, weakened final furlong

16/1

13

(13)

29th Dec 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

11:40 Happy Valley

Dashing Glory

8st 13lb

T: Y S Tsui

Showed minor improvement on his Class 5 debut last month but was again disappointing over the minimum trip here two weeks ago; can't be recommended.

Form: 5060-8 CD

Last run: 11 days

W: 8st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 31

Form & Verdict

C&D winner on his final outing last season but yet to make any real impact in seven starts this term; 4lb below his last winning mark so should be showing more; blinkers removed.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

10th

9

(1)

4th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

Fingers Crossed

8st 11lb

J: Matthew Chadwick

T: Mark Newnham

chased leader, dropped to 3rd 2 1/2f out, soon ridden, weakened from 1 1/2f out

14/1

12th

10

(11)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

Fingers Crossed

8st 11lb

J: Matthew Chadwick

T: Mark Newnham

midfield, ridden under 2f out, weakened final furlong

20/1

8th

5

(2)

10th Jan 2024

Good

0m 5f 0y

11:10 Happy Valley

Fingers Crossed

9st 3lb

J: K De Melo

T: Mark Newnham

with leader, ridden over 1f out, weakened final 150yds

10/1

13th
9 (14)
Eight Trigrams

16/1

Form: 7908-4 CD

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 11lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 31

Form & Verdict

Regressive 8yo but did post his best effort for some time when fourth on the dirt here two weeks ago; others have more appealing profiles.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

13th

9

(14)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

Eight Trigrams

8st 11lb

J: H T Mo

T: Y S Tsui

led, ridden over 2f out, headed 1 1/2f out, weakened final furlong

16/1

4th

7

(2)

7th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

Eight Trigrams

9st 6lb

J: H T Mo

T: Y S Tsui

led, went clear going well under 2f out, ridden over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong, headed 150yds out

14/1

8th

5

(8)

29th Nov 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

11:10 Happy Valley

Eight Trigrams

8st 13lb

J: Jerry Chau

T: Y S Tsui

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

12/1

8/1

Form: 4158-3 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 32

Form & Verdict

Gained his second career victory when scoring on the dirt here in October; again ran well when making the frame off his revised rating two weeks ago; chance if replicating that form on today's surface.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

8

(2)

4th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

All Is Ready

9st 0lb

J: L J Ferraris

T: Mark Newnham

started slowly, slowly into stride, behind, ridden 2f out, kept on final furlong, never dangerous

7/2

14th

8

(9)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

All Is Ready

8st 12lb

J: L J Ferraris

T: Mark Newnham

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

8/1

3rd

8

(4)

7th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

All Is Ready

9st 5lb

J: L J Ferraris

T: Mark Newnham

midfield, ridden 2f out, driven and kept on well from over 1f out, not able to challenge

7/2

15 (15)
Smart Leader

Form: 628U0- CD

Last run: 63 days

W: 9st 4lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 38

Form & Verdict

Veteran who is yet to build on a pleasing seasonal debut; may have more to offer dropping back down into this grade.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

15

(15)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

Smart Leader

9st 4lb

T: W Y So

Veteran who is yet to build on a pleasing seasonal debut; may have more to offer dropping back down into this grade.

12th

14

(5)

19th Nov 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

04:30 Sha Tin

Smart Leader

8st 4lb

J: Andrea Atzeni

T: W Y So

towards rear of mid-division, outpaced 2 1/2f out, ridden just under 2f out, no impression, never a factor

12/1

0

14

(11)

15th Oct 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

07:00 Sha Tin

Smart Leader

8st 4lb

J: Harry Bentley

T: W Y So

very awkward leaving stalls and unseated rider

16/1

16 (16)
Mulan

Form: 0000-

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 39

Form & Verdict

Showed no significant promise in his four Class 4 runs; drops in grade today but still needs to take a big step forward.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

16

(16)

21st Jan 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

Mulan

9st 5lb

T: Jamie Richards

Showed no significant promise in his four Class 4 runs; drops in grade today but still needs to take a big step forward.

16

(16)

13th Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

05:00 Sha Tin

Mulan

9st 9lb

T: Jamie Richards

Showed no significant promise in his four Class 4 runs (all over 6f); drops in grade today but still needs to take a big step forward.

15

(15)

1st Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

06:30 Sha Tin

Mulan

9st 8lb

T: Jamie Richards

Well-beaten outsider on all four career starts so far; impossible to recommend.

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