Shan Pui River Handicap Tips (Race 4)
Happy Valley Value Bet - Race 4 No. 1 Island Shine
Gate nine is the obvious knock, hence the odds although the speed should be on in this 1200m dash which will suit this five-year-old providing he can get cover early in proceedings.
Island Shine was a Class 3 winner last April, but just hasn't been able to progress further this season despite being mostly competitive and is much better placed coming down in grade now to a Class 4 that lacks a standout.
The 3kg claim of Alfred Chan gives him nice relief and off his two efforts in April, the best of those being a one length defeat behind Stock Legend, he warrants consideration in a race of this nature.
Tai Shing Stream Handicap Tips (Race 6)
Happy Valley Best Bet - Race 6 No. 7 Savvy Kingman
Joao Moreira and Frankie Lor have combined for 13 winners this season at a strike rate of 21.3%, and they get a good chance to build further on that this evening with this lightly raced four-year-old.
After mixing his form over his first three outings in Hong Kong, Savvy Kingman whacked away well for a fourth-place finish at Sha Tin before coming to Happy Valley on March 3, where he was luckless after travelling three-wide throughout.
He still had the audacity to kick on with that effort just flattening him a shade on March 24, but he bounced back strongly on April 21, an event he arguably should've won (was checked at a key stage in the straight).
Kam Tin River Handicap Tips (Race 8)
Happy Valley Next Best Bet - Race 8 No. 5 Transcendent
We certainly have to respect Joao Moreira now taking this ride for the Tony Cruz stable, with this combination having recorded 12 winners at an excellent strike rate of 26.1% this season.
It's well worth forgiving the last start performance from Transcendent, who after getting back to an impossible position early, was still was tracking into it fairly, but had nowhere to go in run home and was lucky to stay in his feet (badly inconvenienced at the 100m).
He was brilliant the start prior when flashing home for a half-length defeat behind Stock Legend and meeting the second favourite 3.5kg better at the weights this evening, can turn the tables from a good draw.
Lam Tsuen River Handicap Tips (Race 9)
Happy Valley Roughie - Race 9 No. 7 Entrusted
This gelding has mixed his form and is a long price in the last from Happy Valley as a result of that, but certainly has room to improve, having had just the nine Hong Kong starts to date.
In a muddling affair, his Sha Tin return over a mile was fair when making some inroads from the rear of the field and two starts back, defeated home Savaquin, a galloper that has recorded three subsequent victories including one at Class 2 level.
Moreira sticks with Superbella, who is rising in grade and that has pushed the price out for Entrusted, a five-year-old that won a Happy Valley trial over 1700m prior to a solid hit out behind Exultant and Furore in the lead up to his fresh run.