Happy Valley Preview – Wednesday 8th July

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Race 1 - 6:45pm

Class 5 Handicap (1650m) (Turf)

Virtus Star has a handy Happy Valley record and was third two starts back in an 1800m Class 5 there before finishing sixth in an 1800m Class 5 on the All Weather Track at Sha Tin and a drop back in distance is no worry.

 Mischievous Sundae ran his best recent race last start for a second in a 1650m Happy Valley Class 5 and is facing similar opposition here.

Kwaichung Brothers is a winner over this course and distance and heads back to Happy Valley following a win in a 1400m Sha Tin Class 5 and Break Record is also a past winner over the Happy Valley 1650m course.

2 Units Virtus Star

Race 2 - 7:15pm

Class 4 Handicap (1200m) (Turf)

Fearless Fire was back amongst the minor prizemoney last start with a third in a 1200m Happy Valley Class 4 and look for further improvement with Zac Purton taking the mount.

Shining On is also on the improve with a second in a 1200m Happy Valley Class 4 and is still way down in the weights.

Noble Man has been placed at Happy Valley in the past and heads back there following a twelfth at Sha Tin and the betting will be the best guide for the first starter Wonderful Treasure.

2 Units Fearless Fire

Race 3 - 7:45pm

Class 4 Handicap (1200m) (Turf)

Sprint Forward was narrowly beaten last start as favourite when runner up in a 1200m Happy Valley Class 4 and gets his chance to go one better with Zac Purton taking over the reins.

Sky Treasure’s recent form has been ordinary but he can do better and has won over this course and distance in the past.

Harmony Home finished third two starts back in a similar race and the betting will be the best guide for the first starter Lucky Turbo.

2 Units Sprint Forward

Race 4 - 8:15pm

Class 5 Handicap (1200m) (Turf)

Kwai Chung Elite has been placed at his last three starts this Class, twice at Sha Tin over 1400m and 1200m as well as a third at Happy Valley in a 1200m Class 5 and can be thereabouts again.

Multimax is a winner over this course and distance and heads back to Happy Valley after a fourth in a 1200m Class 5 at Sha Tin.

Yee Cheong Lucky has two wins from his last three starts at Happy Valley and on the All Weather Track at Sha Tin and Supreme Plus is yet to win a race but produced his best recent effort two starts back in similar company as this week’s contest.

2 Units Kwai Chung Elite

Race 5 - 8:45pm

Class 4 Handicap (1000m) (Turf)

We The South has won twice over this course and distance from his last four starts and heads back to Happy Valley following a fifth in a similar race and gets in nicely at the weights with Alfred Chan’s allowance.

Zac Purton has stuck with Nextmodel following a sixth in a 1000m Happy Valley Class 4 and it might pay to follow.

Ardenode found the runner’s up stall last start and is facing similar opposition here and Excellent Chariot is fitter for two race starts and wasn’t that far away last start when fifth over this course and distance.

 2 Units We The South

Race 6 - 9:15pm

Class 4 Handicap (1650m) (Turf)

Total Power was sent out as the favourite last start but didn’t have the best of luck in the run and wound up in seventh spot and is worth following.

Dionysus Collin is dropping back in distance after a win over 1800m at Happy Valley but will get a nice run from the inside gate.

Murray’s Partners is up slightly in the weights following his last start narrow win over this course and distance and King’s Man just missed a place last when fourth in a Happy Valley 1800m Class 4.  

2 Units Total Power

Race 7 - 9:45pm

Class 3 Handicap (1200m) (Turf)

Beauty Spark was a winner four starts back over this course and distance and has a nice drop in the weights on his last start seventh in a 1200m Happy Valley Class 3 and look for a better showing.

Master Albert is up in class and down in weight following his win in a Happy Valley 1200m Class 4 and expect another bold showing.

Victory Power was a solid third as favourite two starts back over this course and distance and Little Bird keeps his best efforts for Happy Valley.

2 Units Beauty Spark

Race 8 - 10:15pm

Class 3 Handicap (1000m) (Turf)

Diamond Brilliant has been placed at his last three starts at Happy Valley and Zac Purton takes over the reins following his last start second in a similar race.

Eternal Harvest scored a nice win this class over the Happy Valley 1000m course at his first run back from a short break and is one of the main chances again.

Cantstopthefeeling’s best recent effort was a last start third in a Happy Valley 1000m Class 3 and California Archer has been placed at three of his last five starts at both Happy Valley and Sha Tin.  

2 Units Diamond Brilliant

Race 9 - 10:50pm

Class 3 Handicap (1800m) (Turf)

Gold Spectrum has finished third at his last two starts at Happy Valley over 1800m and 2200m and is dropping back in distance to the 1800m with Zac Purton taking over the reins.

Lightning Steed is chasing a Happy Valley hat trick after two wins in Class 4 company over 1650m but is facing his first test over the 1800m.

Brave King has been around the minor money of late with two fourths and a last start third in a 1650m Happy Valley Class 3 and is also stepping up to the 1800m for the time and Blastoise has a win and a second over the Happy Valley 1800m course.  

2 Units Gold Spectrum

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