Sha Tin Day Preview Sunday 12th July

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Race 1 - 12:30pm

Class 5 Handicap (1400m) (Turf)

Kelmimi Wins produced his best recent effort with a last start second in a 1400m Sha Tin Class 5 and gets his chance to go one better with Joao Moreira in the saddle.

Shanghai Dragon has been placed at his last two starts this course and distance and can be thereabouts again.

Treasure Chest is coming off a fourth in a similar race and has a feather weight and  Zac Purton takes the ride on Speedy Dragon.

2 Units Kelmimi Wins

Race 2 - 1:00pm

Class 4 Handicap (1200m) (Turf)

Monkey Jewellery has been placed four times from his last five starts, including a last start second in a 1200m Sha Tin Class 4 and is one of the main chances.

Mighty Valor was a winner this course and distance two starts back before finishing third in a similar race and has each way claims again.

Great Son has won over this course and distance in the past and has a lightweight chance and Vigor Champ wasn’t that far off the pace last start when fourth in a 1200m Sha Tin Class 4.

2 Units Monkey Jewellery

Race 3 - 1:30pm

Class 4 Handicap (1400m) (Turf)

Joao Moreira takes over the reins on Smart Charade who is coming off a last start fourth in a 1400m Sha Tin Class 4 and is one of the main chances.

Circuit Hassler has been runner up at his last two starts this course and distance and is always a chance but is getting up in the weights.

Leading Fortune is up in weight following his latest wins in a 1400m Sha Tin Class 4 and Smart Wongchoy is on the improve with a last start third this class and distance.

2 Units Smart Charade

Race 4 - 2:00pm

The Sha Tin Mile Trophy Handicap (C1) (1600m) (Turf)

Fast Most Furious made up plenty of ground once in the clear when third in the Group 3 The Lion Trophy over 1600m at Sha Tin on May 31 and has strong claims here with a change of luck.

Helene Leadingstar has consistent form but is yet to win over 1600m and is coming off a second in the Group 3 The Premier Plate over 1800m but can be thereabouts.

General’s Delight was a winner two starts back in a 1600m Sha Tin Class 2 before finishng fourth in the Group 3 The Lion Trophy over 1600m at Sha Tin and Jolly Banner is up in the weights after winning the Group 3 The Premier Cup over 1400m.

2 Units Fast Most Furious

Race 5 - 2:30pm

Class 4 Handicap (1800m) (Turf)

Good Days hasn’t been far off the mark of late with three placings from his last five starts, including a second two starts back in a 2000m Sha Tin Class 4 before a fourth in a similar race last start and can be thereabouts again.

Cheerful Star showed some improvement last for a third in a 200m Sha Tin Class 4 and Joao Moreira takes over the reins.

 McMunigal has been thereabouts of late in similar class and Circuit Number One has a lightweight chance.

2 Units Good Days

Race 6 - 3:00pm

Class 4 Handicap (1200m) (Turf)

Golden Link has been knocking on the door with two seconds from his last two starts, his latest a second in a 1200m Sha Tin Class 4 and has Zac Purton to help him go one better.

Sky Field is also lightly races and was runner up at his second race start in a similar race last time out and has Joao Moreira in charge.

Hero Star hasn’t been far off the mark with two seconds from his last two starts and Rewarding Together can figure in the mix again.

2 Units Golden Link

Race 7 - 3:30pm

Class 4 Handicap (1400m) (Turf)

The lightly weighted Super Red Dragon has only missed a place once from his last five starts and with better luck can go one better than his last start second in a 1400m Sha Tin Class 4.

Sumstreetsumwhere made up plenty of ground late to find third spot in a 1200m Sha Tin Class 4 and has claims here.

Armor Star was a winner over this course and distance two starts back and Golden Mission has each way claims with his light weight.

 2 Units Super Red Dragon

Race 8 - 4:05pm

Class 3 Handicap (1600m) (Turf)

Ever Laugh is still way down in the weights with apprentice Victor Wong’s claim and has to be considered following his last start third over this course and distance.

Super Elegance is dropping back in distance following a last start second over 1800m but is yet to win over the 1600m.

Mr Aldan has excuses last start and go on his second two runs back in a 1600m Sha Tin Class 3 and expect a better showing and Precise Express is up in the weights following his last start win over this course and distance

2 Units Ever Laugh

Race 9 - 4:40pm

The Hong Kong Racehorse Owners Association Trophy (C2) (1400m) (Turf)

Mongolian King was hampered in the straight last start when fourth in a 1400m Sha Tin Class 2 and has claims against similar opposition here.

Water Diviner has each way claims again after a win in a 1400m Sha Tin Class 2 against similar company.

Transcendent has is racing fairly consistently with three wins from his last four starts and is stepping up in class following his win in a 1400m Sha Tin Class 3 and Joao Moreira has stuck with Beauty Applause.

2 Units Mongolian King

Race 10 - 5:15pm

Class 3 Handicap (1400m) (Turf)

Heza Beauty is up in class and down in weight following his win in a 1400m Sha Tin Class 4 and has strong claims again.

Alcari turned his form around with a return to the winner’s stall last start in a 1400m Sha Tin Class 3 and is up in the weights.

Awe and Flying Sword are both up in the weights following their latest wins in a 1400m Sha Tin Class 3.

2 Units Heza Beauty

Race 11 - 5:50pm

Class 3 Handicap (1200m) (Turf)

Winning Brew was a comfortable winner at his second race start in a 1200m Sha Tin Class 4 and has claims again up in class and down in the weights.

Good Luck Friend is the winner of three of his last four starts at Sha Tin and is up in the weights following his last start win over this course and distance in similar class.

First Responder is stepping up class following his last start win in a 1200m Sha Tin Class 4 and Smart Leader was beaten a head at his latest outing when runner up in a 1200m Sha Tin Class 3.

2 Units Winning Brew

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