Sha Tin Day Preview Sunday 12th April
Race 1 - 12:30pm
A field of
six first starters to line up in the first race on the 11-event program and the
betting will be the best guide. Joao Moreira rides the Douglas Whyte trained
Smiling Face who has trialled three times for a win, a fourth and a fifth and should
be kept safe. Zac Purton takes the ride on Like That for John Moore and the
gelding has trialled once for a third placing. Sea Monarch has been placed in
three of his four trials and Sunny Star has the benefit of three barrier
Race 2 - 1:00pm
produced his best effort last start with a second over 1200m at Sha Tin and
gets his chance to go one better here. Demons Rock had handy form t Happy
Valley and heads back to Sha Tin on the back of second in a 1200m Class 5. Roam
Odyssey has been racing well at Happy with a second and a win over 1000m at his
last two starts and Joao Moreira rides Whistle Up.
2 Units Fairy Floss
Race 3 - 1:30pm
has been placed at two of his last three starts and looks suited here. Victorious
Seeker has finished third at his last three starts over a middle distance at
Happy Valley and was second at Sha Tin the start before over 1800m and has
claims. McMunigal hasn’t been far off the pace with a third and two fourths
from his last three starts and was a winner over this course and distance four
starts back and Sky Gem is one for the exotics.
2 Units Amazing Agility
Race 4 - 2:00pm
Clarico resumed for a win over 1000m at Sha Tin a month ago and is one of the
main chances again. Noble Desire has been unplaced from four race starts but
was only beaten 1.3 lengths last start over 1000m at Sha Tin and is on the
improve. Shining On has fair Happy Valley form and Comfort Life showed some
improvement last start over 1000m at Sha Tin.
2 Units Good View Clarico
Race 5 - 2:30pm
his best race for a while with a last start second over 1400m at Sha Tin and
gets his chance to go one better. Circuit Hassler hasn’t been far off the pace
of late and with a bit of luck could finish amongst the prizemoney again.
Regency Master is slowly getting better with every run and Hinyuen Swiftness
can do better than his disappointing last at his latest outing.
2 Units Lortiz
Race 6 - 3:00pm
Spring is a last start winner over this course and distance and has claims
again. President’s Choice also found the winner’s stall last start over the Sha
Tin 1200m course and is among the main chances again. Colonel is not the worst
coming off a second in a similar race at Sha Tin and first starter Universal
Crown has Joao Moreira in the saddle.
2 Units Breeze Of Spring
Race 7 - 3:35pm
was a winner over this course and distance two starts back and gets his chance
to find the winner’s stall again. Dream Warriors has been racing consistently with
two third placings from his last two starts at Sha Tin on the course proper and
the All Weather track and can be thereabouts again. Best For You was a winner
over this course and distance two starts back and Jade Phoenix has fairly
consistent overall form in this class and is stepping up to the 1400m forth
first time with Zac Purton taking over the reins.
2 Units Golden Four
Race 8 - 4:05pm
was a last start winner at Happy Valley over 1800m and heads back to Sha Tin with
a great chance to go two in a row. Enzemble can do better than his his latest
seventh over 1600m at Sha Tin after being placed at his previous four starts. Naboo
Star has good Happy Valley form with two wins and two placings from his last five
starts and Unicornbaby was only beaten one length last start when sixth over
2 Units Blatoise
Race 9 - 4:35pm
loves the 1000m at Sha Tin with three wins over that trip and has a great
chance of recording a hat trick after wins at his last two starts there. Valiant
Dream has overall strong form with three placings from his last four starts and
is one of the main chances again. Zero Hedge in up in class and down in weigh
following his win in a 1000m Class 4 at Sha Tin and Kurpany is fitter for one run
back from a long spell.
2 Units Trust Me
Race 10 - 5:10pm
Show is chasing a hat trick after two wins over this course and distance and
looks hard to beat again with Joao Moreira in the saddle. Joyful Heart has two wins
and a placing from his last four starts and has fair form over this distance.
Picken is up in the weights following his win over this course and distance
last start and Private Rocket has been consistent of late with placings at his
last two starts.
2 Units Fantastic Show
Race 11 - 5:45pm
Match is fitter for one run back from a spell and has a good second up record.
Dragon General fond the winner’s stall last start over this course and distance
and has to be considered again. General’s Delight is fitter for one run back
from a spell and will appreciate the drop in weight and All In Mind also is
well in with a light weight after a win in a 1400m Class 3 at Sha Tin.
2 Units Perfect Match