Sha Tin Tips July 11

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Looking for the latest Sha Tin horse racing tips? Our tipsters bring you the best bets and horses to back from all Hong Kong races and find you winners at Sha Tin Racecourse.

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


Nicely drawn and in form, the Manfred Man-trained DUBLIN STAR (best odds $7.50 with Ladbrokes) ticks all the boxes here and looks a genuine threat to our race favourite Drops Of God. Two starts back, the Savabeel gelding pulled off a good win in Class 3 company, here over 1200m where he ran the trip in a smart 1:08.2. Then last start, he was far from disgraced when finishing runner-up to the very talented Killer Bee in similar conditions. That was win number four from five starts for the promising Caspar Fownes-trained three-year-old. Dublin Star ran his last 600m, 8 lengths quicker than benchmark (so he certainly wasn’t loafing in the run home), that was the best effort in this field. He also posted the fastest final 400m and 200m sectionals for the race. He chased ‘the Bee’ all the way home, taking ground off him in the final stages. He lines up here in gate 6, with winning jockey Karis Teetan sticking with him. Let’s run with him today.


The Douglas Whyte-trained STRONGER (best odds $3 with Neds) has been racing without any luck of late but gets the opportunity to turn that all around here today. Last start, the Not A Single Doubt galloper made it three runner-up finishes from his past four starts when he crossed the line in second place behind Courier Wonder in the Group One Sha Tin Vase, here over 1200m. There’s no shame running second over this distance when they post 1:08.1 for the journey. This is a big drop in grade here and ideally drawn in gate three, Vince Ho will get the gun-run on the four-year-old and he deserves a change of luck today.


Unbeaten in two starts, the John Size-trained BLAZE WARRIOR (best odds $1.50 with Ladbrokes) is up in grade here but still looks the best of the day and will take a ton of beating. Two starts back, he was on debut when he put away a Class 4 field, here over 1200m where he ran a time of 1:08.5, and that’s moving for a first-timer. Then last start, conditions were identical and the end result was the same only this time, the victory was even more convincing, winning the race by more than three lengths. He ran his last 600m, 5.6 lengths quicker than benchmark, the best in this line-up and posted the fastest overall sectionals for the race as well. He is shaping up to be a very smart galloper and with Joao Moreira sticking with him here, he will prove hard to beat. Due to the skinny odds on offer, it may pay to use him as an anchor for your multis today.



Where to bet on Sha Tin 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 and get Sha Tin betting odds and market as well as Happy Valley tips and predictions.

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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