Right here is our preview of the motion.
The opener is a Class 4 over the 2200m and it is likely to be price sticking with DYNAMIC EAGLE (4) after the seven-year-old scored on the monitor and journey six weeks in the past. On that event, he led all the way in which, scoring by half a size from Above, whereas that pair gapped the remaining. That was simply his second go on the distance and whereas he rises in weight, he would possibly be capable of dictate once more from the great barrier. EXALTATION (11) is a 23 begin Maiden however simply missed out when runner-up behind Bundle Of Delight over the 1800m at his most up-to-date run and the same efficiency will see him go shut right here. Joao Moreira sticks on board. OWNERS’ STAR (5) comes out of the identical race and was third on that event. The Charlie Shum-trained galloper shouldn’t be too distant within the run. MORE THAN A HORSE (1) drops in grade and may discover this simpler.
UNIVERSAL GO GO (12) can go shut in Race 2 of the night. The six-year-old has not gained in two years however has been edging nearer as his ranking has dropped and comes off a final begin third behind Right here Comes Ted over the 1200m right here on December 23. The Francis Lui-trained galloper is more likely to settle simply worse than midfield and needs to be suited by the probably tempo within the race. DAILY BEAUTY (10) is one other that may get again and comes off a few current minor placings. He ticks loads of containers with Moreira on board for coach Casper Fownes, who leads the Coach’s Premiership by six from Frankie Lor. PEAK TO PEAK (8) is a doable chief that has proven a bit in his two runs. The three-year-old will look to cross over from the barrier 8 and comes off a 4th behind Noble Start on December 16. FOCUS (7) hasn’t had a lot luck at his previous few and may problem for the minors at a little bit of a value.
BABY STORM (10) can break the duck in Race 3 of the night. The 14-start maiden has positioned third at his previous three runs and overcame a large draw final time to run on strongly, ending slightly below a size behind Run The Desk. From barrier 3, he should not be too distant within the run with Moreira on board. WONDERFUL TIGER (9) comes out of the identical race and led them up that night time earlier than simply fading late. He needs to be in it for a great distance. VIRTUS STAR (7) gained three on the trot earlier than a final begin effort that noticed him place third behind Good To Play. The Frankie Lor-trained galloper will get again and comes into it with a good tempo or higher. GO BALLISTIC (2) was third over the 1800m right here two begins in the past and did not have a lot luck at his newest. Embody.
HAPPY WIN WIN (9) can get the job carried out in Race 4. The Dennis Yip-trained galloper was a winner at Sha Tin three begins in the past earlier than producing a little bit of a overlook run at that venue. He final stepped out on December 16 at Blissful Valley over the 1650m on December 16 and ran on from a midfield spot to fill the exacta behind V Chevaliers. That pair gapped the remaining. Zac Purton rides and the pair have drawn barrier 4. ZHAN JIANG ROCKS (1) comes off a collection of minor placings and crammed the runner-up slot behind Incanto Ready on the monitor and journey final Wednesday. The six-year-old will get again and simply wants a good tempo or higher. Tempo may very well be muddling and it will likely be attention-grabbing to see what Moreira does on KING DRAGON (10). The four-year-old settled again final time after drawing large however has landed in a greater spot this time round. The Manfred Man galloper is winless in 15 begins however has positioned in three of his previous 5. METHANE (4) needs to be thereabouts.
The sprinters go at it over the 1000m in Race 5 of the night time and JAZZ STEED (1) can go shut with the 3kg claimer, Alfie Chan, on board. The five-year-old hardly ever runs a foul race and has completed within the prime 4 in 9 of his previous 10, profitable two of these. At his most up-to-date begin he overcame the large gate to complete 4th behind Gouten Of Garo, whereas he was runner-up previous to that. U W BROTHER (10) should not be too distant. The four-year-old was an enormous winner at Class 5 degree three begins again earlier than rising on this grade and ending runner-up at his previous two. Moreira rides and the pair have drawn barrier 5. FARM BUMPER (5) performs effectively on the monitor and journey and tracked out large when fifth within the Gouten Of Garo race final time. He ought to get pleasure from a pleasant time of it from the low marble and is one other strong contender right here. TRAVEL DATUK (11) by no means wins however has positioned at his previous three and may land within the first 4.
Race 6 is one other Class 4, this time over the 1200m and WHISKEY NEAT (4) can chalk up his first win since coming over from New Zealand in 2019. The four-year-old struggled on the greater degree in 2020 however has been edging nearer since his ranking has dropped and was narrowly crushed by Wooden On Hearth on December 9 on the monitor and journey. In that race, he ran on effectively and he will not be too distant within the run from barrier 4 with Moreira to experience. NOBLE BIRTH (5) is likely to be the hazard. The four-year-old was a robust winner on the monitor and journey at his most up-to-date run and is one other that has drawn effectively. Purton rides and the pair will race close to the lead. MASTER ALBERT (1) dropped to this grade two begins in the past and hasn’t been too distant. He obtained again from the large gate final time earlier than working on and with luck in transit he can go shut. SPEEDY OPTIMIST (12) will get his shot at this degree after claiming a Class 5 final time and may land within the first 4.
HARMONY N BLESSED (6) creates a stack of curiosity in Race 7 of the night at Blissful Valley. The David Hayes-trained galloper has taken out his first two profession begins in fashionable style and might need a little bit of upside compared to a few of these. The son of Magnus loomed as much as them within the straight final time earlier than edging clear and holding off his rivals. He rises in weight however has drawn effectively with Blake Shinn to experience. WHAT A LEGEND (10) was fifth behind Concord N Blessed at his most up-to-date run and meets the winner 3kg higher on the weights for a two-length margin, whereas he has drawn higher this time round. HARRIER JET (8) is a veteran that has completed within the prime three in every of his previous six runs. The nine-year-old has drawn completely in barrier 4 and should not be too distant. TRIPLE TRIPLE (11) is one other that has been across the mark in current instances and may land within the first 4.
SMILING CITY (10) needs to be onerous to beat in Race 8 of the night. The Douglas Whyte-trained galloper was a winner on the monitor and journey late final season at Class 4 degree and has been working in direction of a win this time round. At his most up-to-date begin he settled on the pace earlier than simply lacking out behind Reward Of Lifeline over the 1650m right here. The son of So You Suppose has drawn large however has the early pace to cross over and would possibly be capable of dictate with Moreira on board. INCANTO PREPARED (7) should not be distant within the run and comes into calculations on the again of two current wins at Class 4 degree. The five-year-old gained by a three-length margin final time. NOBLE STEED (3) ran on effectively to land within the runner-up slot final time behind Reel Bizzy and comes into it with any pace within the race. DELIGHTFUL LAOS (1) is a final begin winner that rises in weight however has drawn effectively.
The ultimate occasion of the night time is a Class 3 over the 1200m and GOOD BEAUTY (6) can go shut after a final begin effort that noticed him end inside a size of Juneau Park at Sha Tin on Boxing Day. In that race, the six-year-old settled in a midfield spot and closed off effectively behind the winner. He needs to be suited by the tempo on this race and is a earlier monitor and distance winner. THE RUNNER (9) hasn’t been distant at his previous few and has drawn effectively. The Frankie Lor-trained galloper completed third behind Child on December 16 and races effectively on the monitor and journey. He gained’t be too distant within the run. SHOUSON (8) will want an oz of luck from the gate however is one other contender in a good race. The five-year-old was runner-up behind Kinda Cool right here two begins in the past earlier than inserting fifth right here final week. FLYING BONUS (7) wasn’t far behind Concord N Blessed right here two begins in the past when third and was fifth to Kinda Cool on December 23. Embody.