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2022 Jockey Club Sprint Preview, Trends & Analysis

Published: Nov 19, 12:44pm Last Updated: Nov 22, 12:20pm Horse Racing 0 Comments 20 Views

2022 Jockey Club Sprint Preview

The Jockey Club Sprint is run over a distance of six furlongs (1,200m) at the Sha Tin racecourse in November of each year. The race is a Group 2 that is open to runners who are aged three or older. The race features some of the fastest horses in Hong Kong and is run on the same card as both the Jockey Club Mile and Jockey Club Cup.

Our dedicated Sha Tin Betting Picks will not only bring you predictions from the OLBG racing tipsters for the upcoming card that includes the Jockey Club Sprint but will also have predictions for each meeting at Sha Tin throughout the season so be sure to head over there.

Over the last 10 renewals, it was the John Moore trained Aethero ridden by Karis Teetan who has set the fastest winning time in the Jockey Club Sprint, the runner won the race in a time of 1:07.58 that was set when winning the race in 2019. At the other end of the scale, it was the combination of trainer J Size and jockey Nash Rawiller with Mr Stunning who set the slowest winning time, the race-winning time was 1:09.33 in the 2017 renewal.

These are the top three quickest run Jockey Club Sprint over the last 10 renewals:

  • 2019 - Aethero (1:07.58)
  • 2021 - Lucky Patch (1:07.98)
  • 2020 - Hot King Prawn (1:08.00)

How competitive is the Jockey Club Sprint market? When looking at the over-rounds for the last 10 renewals, the most competitive market was in 2018 when the race had an over-round of 123%. The race in 2019 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 124%, whilst on average over the last 10 renewals of the Jockey Club Sprint, the over-round has been 123% that means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £123 which is bet.

Looking at the future form, is the winner worth following next time out? From the past 10 if you had followed the winner of the Jockey Club Sprint next time out then you would have back a total of 1 winner. Backing all 9 runners who have been out since to win at SP next time out, would have returned an LSP of -7.05. Remember to use the racing predictions along with the information on this page to find you a bet on the 2022 Jockey Club Sprint.

Jockey Club Sprint Past Winners

Here are the Jockey Club Sprint past winners for the last 10 renewals. Each row details the year of the race, the horse which won along with the age & weight of the horse. Also detailed is the stall which the horse came from and also the total number of runners in the race. The trainer of the horse at the time of winning the Jockey Club Sprint as well as the jockey is also displayed along with the starting price the horse was sent off.

Year Horse (Drawn) Info
Lucky Patch (NZ)
5yo 8-11 (10 of 10) 9/2
Jerry Chau
K W Lui (HK)
Hot King Prawn (AUS)
6yo 8-11 (5 of 10) 29/10
Joao Moreira
J Size (HK)
Aethero (AUS)
3yo 8-1 (9 of 13) 9/5F
Karis Teetan
John Moore (HK)
Hot King Prawn (AUS)
4yo 8-11 (8 of 9) 29/20F
Joao Moreira
J Size (HK)
Mr Stunning (AUS)
5yo 8-11 (10 of 10) 11/5
Nash Rawiller
J Size (HK)
Not Listenintome (AUS)
6yo 8-11 (8 of 10) 42/1
Hugh Bowman
John Moore (HK)
Gold-Fun (IRE)
6yo 9-2 (2 of 11) 21/20F
Christophe Soumillon
Richard Gibson (HK)
Peniaphobia (IRE)
3yo 8-11 (14 of 14) 13/2
Douglas Whyte
A S Cruz (HK)
Charles The Great (IRE)
4yo 8-11 (8 of 12) 81/10
Douglas Whyte
John Moore (HK)
Lucky Nine (IRE)
5yo 9-2 (9 of 14) 14/5F
Brett Prebble
C Fownes (HK)

Where have the winning runners come from?

Here are the countries where the winning trainers of the Jockey Club Sprint have been based:

  • HK: 10 winners with an additional 20 placings from 112 runners
  • SIN: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner

Jockey Club Sprint Trainer Statistics

There are two leading trainers in the Jockey Club Sprint over the last 10 renewals with both John Moore & J Size who have both won the race 3 times. John Moore winners have been with Charles The Great (2013), Not Listenintome (2016) & Aethero (2019). J Size winners have been with Mr Stunning (2017), Hot King Prawn (2018) & Hot King Prawn (2020).

Here are some of the top Jockey Club Sprint trainer statistics over the last 10 renewals (R = Runners, W = Winners, P = Places including winners, Win LSP is based on 1pt Win and EW LSP is based on 0.5pt Win & 0.5pt Place):

Trainer R-W-P Win EW
John Moore 23-3-8 +31.90 +19.23
J Size 18-3-8 -8.45 -2.76
A S Cruz 10-1-3 -2.50 -3.66
K W Lui 7-1-3 -1.50 -1.83
C Fownes 6-1-2 -2.20 -2.24
Richard Gibson 5-1-2 -2.95 +2.03
A T Millard 6-0-0 -6.00 -6.00
P F Yiu 5-0-0 -5.00 -5.00
P O'Sullivan 4-0-1 -4.00 -3.09
F C Lor 4-0-1 -4.00 -3.12

Jockey Club Sprint Jockey Statistics

There are two leading jockeys in the Jockey Club Sprint over the last 10 renewals with both Joao Moreira & Douglas Whyte who have both won the race 2 times. Joao Moreira winners have been with Hot King Prawn (2018) & Hot King Prawn (2020). Douglas Whyte winners have been with Charles The Great (2013) & Peniaphobia (2014). There is one jockey who has not had the best of times in the Jockey Club Sprint, Zac Purton has had a total of 10 rides to the race without recording any wins.

Here are some of the top Jockey Club Sprint jockey statistics over the last 10 renewals (R = Rides, W = Winners, P = Places including winners, Win LSP is based on 1pt Win and EW LSP is based on 0.5pt Win & 0.5pt Place):

Jockey R-W-P Win EW
Joao Moreira 9-2-5 -2.65 -1.52
Douglas Whyte 6-2-3 +10.60 +5.72
Karis Teetan 8-1-3 -5.20 -4.41
Brett Prebble 5-1-3 -1.20 -0.08
Nash Rawiller 4-1-2 -0.80 +1.72
Hugh Bowman 2-1-1 +41.00 +24.20
Jerry Chau 1-1-1 +4.50 +2.70
Christophe Soumillon 1-1-1 +1.05 +0.63
Zac Purton 10-0-2 -10.00 -7.88
Neil Callan 6-0-2 -6.00 -2.96

Favourites finishing positions (oldest to latest): ,1,6,14,1,2,9,1,1,2,5

The percentage shown is the percentage of the total number of runners who fell under that factor. High percentages are less appealing than lower ones as you would expect them to do well. The trend information is based on the available information on the racing post in terms of previous runs etc.

  • 10 / 10 (62%) - Had 3-10 wins (Career)
  • 10 / 10 (65%) - Had 5-19 placings (Career)
  • 10 / 10 (65%) - Had 2-9 placings (Trip)
  • 10 / 10 (65%) - Had 1-4 wins (Season)
  • 10 / 10 (71%) - Within first 8 of market
  • 10 / 10 (73%) - Had 1-5 wins (1 Year)
  • 10 / 10 (77%) - Made 5-25 starts (Career)
  • 9 / 10 (50%) - Had 1-5 wins (Hcp Type)
  • 9 / 10 (56%) - Had 3-7 placings (1 Year)
  • 9 / 10 (62%) - Made 3-7 starts (Season)

Remember to use the trends listed above along with the Sha Tin racing predictions to see if you can find the winner of the Jockey Club Sprint. How well do you know your horse racing? Are there certain types of races which are you are unsure of? Why not take a look at this Types Of Horse Race article to familiarise yourself with the different types of racing, that is just one of many helpful horse racing articles in the OLBG Betting School.

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Jockey Club Sprint Trend Analysis

The trend factor which has produced 5+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +49.55 is when runners had 2 career wins in Non-Handicap races. The worst performing factor which has failed to produce a single winner is when runners had 0 season wins, when backing these the trend shows a record of 0-39.

Here are the most recent winning draws along with the further placings in brackets:

  • 2021: Winner in 10 (9,1) [10 Runners]
  • 2020: Winner in 5 (1,7) [10 Runners]
  • 2019: Winner in 9 (6,8) [13 Runners]
  • 2018: Winner in 8 (5,3) [9 Runners]
  • 2017: Winner in 10 (3,5) [10 Runners]

The course which has produced the most winners of the Jockey Club Sprint is Sha Tin, there has been a total number of 8 winners of this race who ran at Sha Tin last time out.

Looking over the past renewals, there is only one stallion whose offspring have produced multiple winners of the Jockey Club Sprint, that stallion is Denman who has produced 2 winners (2020,2018).

These are the stallions whose offspring have not produced a winner of the Jockey Club Sprint despite multiple attempts:

  • Darci Brahma (0 Wins from 7 runners)
  • Fastnet Rock (0 Wins from 5 runners)

Looking at the winning odds over the last 10 renewals, the biggest priced winner was Not Listenintome in 2016 when winning for John Moore at odds of 42/1 under the guidance of Hugh Bowman. Looking at the runners at the head of the market over the last 10 renewals there has been a total of 4 winning favourites in the race. Whilst we wait for the 2022 Jockey Club Sprint remember you can get daily racing predictions from the top racing tipsters on the best racing tipsters page. All figures and trends above, such as the horse's previous runs are based on the information that is available on the racing post.

Other Principal races at Sha Tin racecourse

Here are some other notable races at Sha Tin racecourse for throughout the racing season which you may be interested in.

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