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16 January 2022 - Sha Tin



Sunday, 16 January 2022, 1:00pm, Sha Tin

"All Weather Track" Course, 1650M, Expected Going: Good
Prize Money: $780000, Rating: 40-0, Class 5
Standard Time: 1.39.70, Record Time: 1.38.30
APOLAR WARRIOR / 119lbs / 19-09-2021

Race 1   Sha Tin   16 Jan 2022
SAM AGARS (3) (7) (2) (11)
ROSS CLARKE (13) (7) (2) (11)
TOM BIDDINGTON (7) (14) (3) (6)
PHILLIP WOO (2) (11) (6) (7)
SHANNON (VINCENT WONG) (7) (6) (11) (12)
RACING POST ONLINE (7) (6) (2) (3)
TOM WOOD (2) (7) (6) (3)
MOST FAVOURED (7) (2) (6) (3)
Last runsColourHorse
PriorityHorse Wt.GearTrainerAgeWt.RatingJockeyDrawWinPlaceStar Form
10/0/9/-/8/0/7HEROIC CHAMPION
幸運勇駒 (E292)
11103 +9B1P. O'Sullivan413037-2L. Hewitson12397623

Star Form:

Came up flat behind midfield returning over the Valley 1,200m, then faded after an ideal run over the Valley 1,650m before a no-excuse seventh following a downgrade over the 1,600m. Will try his luck on the dirt. --2

22/3/0/7/2/5CROWN AVENUE
榮冠大道 (V378)
+11208 0BC. H. Yip912936K. Teetan107.66.82.1

Star Form:

Old-timer produced cracking runs to place in each of his three AWT runs from his opening seven starts this term, then badly impeded 150m out in a recent C&D fifth to Run Des Run. Must consider. --4

38/9/-/0/2/2/2RUN RUN GOOD
日日夠 (D310)
+11152 +2B/TTK. L. Man512936+2H. Bentley77.89.73.2

Star Form:

Misfired yet again returning over the Valley 1,650m, then has woken up with a return to the dirt for rallying seconds in three straight 1,200m runs. Only a single third from 10 mile efforts on either surface. --3

40/0/-/0/0/0/0LUCKY TREASURE
財來有方 (E012)
+11054 -1H/TTK. H. Ting512835-4M. L. Yeung5466216

Star Form:

Still to show anything in six starts. Faded to beat a couple after a two wide trip better than midfield down in grade trying the AWT 1,200m last start. Look elsewhere. --2

奇妙飛揚 (E326)
11128 -4CPK. W. Lui4127 +534-4K. H. Chan -511954511

Star Form:

Hasn't come close in any of his six starts over a range of distances. Never involved going back from a wide gate over the 1,800m despite a downgrade latest. Will try his luck on the dirt. --2

65/9/4/7/3/3EL VALIENTE
雷霆戰駒 (D124)
+11126 -5TTC. Fownes512633J. Moreira66.15.41.9

Star Form:

Has gotten up for minor cheques in each of his four AWT runs at this level this term. Just missed second behind Speed Force two back over this C&D, then similar result to Run Des Run ridden cold from a wide draw. --4

79/6/5/9/7/-/1RUN DES RUN
跑得寶寶 (E179)
+11427 +14TTT. P. Yung512633+6Z. Purton33.33.41.7

Star Form:

Just a rallying fifth over this AWT trip in June from 11 starts last term. Got going despite failing to keep a straight run to take control 100m out after a wide trip behind midfield to return a recent C&D winner for his new trainer. --4

80/0/0/0/9/9SINCERE BOY
超誠寶寶 (D318)
+11156 -18B-L. Ho612431-10H. W. Lai9223710

Star Form:

Ended his first campaign with a closing C&D second in Class Three. Struggled eight times after a stable change last season. Lame for an intended Class Five run in September for his new trainer. --2

90/-/2/6/8/7/0PRESIDENT STAR
總統之星 (C170)
11091 +13B/TTC. S. Shum612330-2C. Y. Ho13455814

Star Form:

Resumed a box-seat third to All Joyful over his favourite Valley 1,650m, then finished flat around midfield in three straight runs before beating a few ridden cold from a wide gate over today's C&D. --2

100/-/0/2/1/8/5THE ELITES
智弗拍檔 (D330)
*11100 +14TTF. C. Lor512128V. Borges1425298.2

Star Form:

Woke up with a near win second-up following a return to the AWT 1,200m, then enjoyed an easier run to just beat Run Run Good before failing with excuses twice. Mile's a mystery. --3

117/9/5/0/1/2SPEED FORCE
緣份 (C535)
+11082 +4BC. W. Chang6118 +225+1M. F. Poon -

Star Form:

Improved effort returning to the dirt over 1,800m third-up, then misfiring on the turf before relishing a move to the AWT mile for a box-seat win and pleasing second to Run Des Run. Chance. --4

129/3/0/6/6/8SHANGHAI GRACE
愛逍遙 (D190)
+11042 -8BY. S. Tsui611421M. Chadwick210113.3

Star Form:

Just a box-seat third to Viva Popcorn over the Valley 1,650m from seven runs this term. Ended sixth after a midfield run two back over this C&D, then dropped away after a bad check 150m out latest. --3

139/8/3/5/3/8SMILING FACE
勝出魅力 (D192)
11212 +6SR/TTD. Whyte5113 +520C. Wong -5115184.9

Star Form:

Ran on well to fill the frame in his opening two 1,400m starts, then failed with excuses three times. Blocked the entire straight two back, then had no cover for a majority of the race latest. Makes dirt debut. --3

142/-/3/4/9/0/7EVEN KEEL
路路富貴 (C442)
*11019 +1B/XBA. T. Millard6113 -119-2A. Badel415103.4

Star Form:

R9/8/-/3/5/4/6YOUNG VICTORY
競駿翩翩 (D399)
11074 -12TTW. Y. So5132 +1839-1To Be AnnouncedR---

Star Form:

一擊即中 (E102)
11158 +7E/P/TTJohn Size4133 +1440-4To Be AnnouncedR---

Star Form:

+Trump Card
*Horse(s) with priority to run
1,2,3...Order of Trainer Preference
B :Blinkers
P :Pacifier
CP :Sheepskin Cheek Pieces
CO :Sheepskin Cheek Piece 1 side
CC :Cornell Collar
BO :Blinker with one cowl only
PC :Pacifier with cowls
TT :Tongue Tie
V :Visor
"1" :First time
XB :Crossed Nose Band
E :Ear Plugs
PS :Pacifier with 1 cowl V
V :Visor
"2" :Replaced
H :Hood
SR :Shadow Roll
SB :Sheepskin Browband
" - " :Removed


Crown Avenue had been knocking on the door in his first three AWT runs this term before a fifth despite getting carved up 150m out by eventual winner Run Des Run 18 days back over this C&D. He'll need luck from gate 10 but has Karis Teetan and can figure. Speed Force proved a C&D win following a box-seat run two back was not a fluke when only finding rival Run Des Run too good latest. He's one of the chances. El Valiente might be better suited over the 1,800m but has been finding the line better for thirds in his past two runs over the AWT 1,650m and Joao Moreira should have him close in the run from gate six. He must be a chance. The 1,427-pounder Run Des Run might over race on the fence from gate three after causing havoc for several others when getting going from behind midfield to win going away 100m out last month over this C&D for his new trainer but seems to be heading in the right direction now and needs to be kept safe.


CROWN AVENUE (V378)approaching the 200M raced tight when improved into running between other runners Near the 150M was checked and lost its rightful running when crowded for room - Race 293 RUN RUN GOOD (D310)close to the finishing line was bumped - Race 290 LUCKY TREASURE (E012)in the middle stages lost its left front plate Throughout the race travelled wide and without cover - Race 290 SINCERE BOY (D318)was withdrawn on the day before raceday by order of the Stewards on vet's advice (lame left fore) - Race 039 SPEED FORCE (C535)passing the 1200M was taken wider After that travelled wide and without cover - Race 293 SHANGHAI GRACE (D190)at the start was bumped In the early stages bumped with a runner and became unbalanced when being steadied to obtain cover from a wide barrier Approaching the 200M raced tight Near the 150M was checked and lost its rightful running - Race 293 SMILING FACE (D192)passing the 300M was inconvenienced when disappointed for running - Race 321 EVEN KEEL (C442)near the 1050M bumped with a runner and became unbalanced After that, whilst travelling wide and without cover, raced tight - Race 280 YOUNG VICTORY (D399)in the early part of the Straight had difficulty obtaining clear running - Race 265


SINCERE BOY (D318)18/09/2021 Lame left fore(passed on 31/12/2021)


Shanghai Grace put in a strong gallop on Wednesday morning.


Race 1 Sha Tin 16 January 2022

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13 121 151 80 21 27 3.94872246.58.6179.4 6
14 99 121 43 13 16 23 2562195.48.2147.8 7


Race 1 Sha Tin 16 January 2022

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