Happy Valley Tips September 16

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Looking for tips for the latest race meeting at Happy Valley racecourse? Our tipsters bring you the best bets and horses to back from all Hong Kong races and find you winners at Happy Valley.

Happy Valley is one of two racecourses staging feature horse racing in Hong Kong with the other being Sha Tin racecourse.

See below for the horses to follow from the upcoming race meetings at Happy Valley.


Frankie Lor’s galloper, THE RUNNER ended his last campaign on a high and looks well-placed here to pick up where he left off. The Snitzel gelding has been in good touch of late, winning two of his past four starts. Four starts back, he won a Class 4, here on this track over 1200m, before stepping up to Class 3 company. He finished just behind the placegetters at his first two runs at the higher level, before surprising many at nis latest start where he beat home the very talented California Rad. With Vince Ho aboard for the first time, he gave ‘the Rad’ two lengths start (in the run home), and a beating as he finished the stronger that night, coming home more than seven lengths better than benchmark. He broke 1:10 for the 1200m (running 1:09.2) with the 7kgs weight advantage clearly coming into play that night. Ho sticks with him here and from a nice draw (gate 5) he should prove hared to hold out again.


The Caspar Fownes-trained LIGHTNING STEED will be looking to bounce back here after missing a top-three finish last start as a $3.70 favourite. After stringing back-to-back victories together here, he then sent out an even-money favourite two starts back, which was his first attempt at the Class 3 level. Over the longer 1800m trip, he beat all but Golden Spectrum home with Matt Chadwick aboard. Then last start, Joao Moreira took the reins as the California Dane gelding came back to the 1650m trip where he hit the line well, but not strong enough to beat the placegetters home that night, finishing fourth, not too far away. Drawn the fence here, Chadwick returns to the saddle and he should get all the favours from that draw and prove hard to hold out in this contest.


See our latest tips for SHA TIN RACING


Where to bet on Happy Valley racing…

Hong Kong stages some of the biggest racing in the world and several bookmakers offer you the chance to bet on the every race Happy Valley as well as at Sha Tin.

Most bookmakers offer fixed odds on all Happy Valley and Sha Tin races now throughout the year. Some have markets up quicker than others with LadbrokesBetEasy and Sportsbet among those to lead the field with odds available.

What are the big horse races in Hong Kong?

World famous races like the QE II Cup and Champions Mile take place on the island across the year with the best of action being staged at Sha Tin.

The best of the racing is undoubtedly at the Hong Kong International meeting in December each year, which features four Group 1s in the shape of the Hong Kong Cup, Hong Kong Mile, Hong Kong Vase and Hong Kong Sprint.

Some of the best racehorses from across the globe head to Hong Kong to take on the locals, with gallopers from Britain, Ireland and France joined by Australian and New Zealand stars to create a real international flavour.

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