2014 Hong Kong Sprint Early Betting Update

December 1st, 2014

A talented field of 14 runners have been confirmed for the 2014 Group 1 Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin Racecourse on December 14th, offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager.

Lucky Nine (outside) arguably offers punters the best value for success in 2014 Hong Kong Sprint betting markets. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Lucky Nine (outside) arguably offers punters the best value for success in 2014 Hong Kong Sprint betting markets. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Stamping his claims as a serious Hong Kong Sprint contender when charging home to win the Group 2 The Premier Bowl (1200m) at Sha Tin first-up this time on October 26th, Aerovelocity has opened as outright favourite in Hong Kong Sprint betting markets and is currently available at generous odds of $5.50 for success with leading online bookie Ladbrokes.com.au.

Securing seven wins and a further four minor places from just 14 competitive appearances so far, Aerovelocity was a standout performer over the 2013/14 summer; finishing third in the Tseuk Handicap (1200m) first-up before claiming four impressive victories back-to-back.

Winning the Group 3 Sha Tin Vase and running second in the Group 3 Premier Cup (1400m) over a short winter campaign, the Pins gelding was unable to beat a single runner home in the Group 2 jockey Club Sprint (1200m) last time out, but has reportedly worked well in the lead-up to the 2014 Hong Kong Sprint.

Arguably offering punters the best value for money in early 2014 Hong Kong Sprint betting markets, Lucky Nine has taken out an incredible seven Group 1 titles in his 41 race career so far and is more than a chance of success on December 14th.

Returning to racing in typically smart form this year, Lucky Nine won the Group 1 Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1200m) first-up, and while unlucky to be blocked for a run and fifth in the Group 1 Silver Jubilee Cup (1400m) on March 16th, responded well in finishing second in the Group 2 Sprint Cup (1200m) and winning the Group 1 International Sprint (1200m) at Singapore’s Kranji Racecourse in May; a race he also won in 2013.

Having won the 2011 edition of the Hong Kong Sprint, the Dubawi gelding is a proven performer over the 1200m Sha Tin course and is more than worth consideration for a bet.

Aiming for a third consecutive race win when lining up for the 2014 Hong Kong Sprint, Peniaphobia ($8) has arguably found career-best form in 2014 and is primed for maiden success at the highest level of racing.

Finishing outside the places just once in his fourteen start career so far, the Dandy Man colt run third in a minor over 1200m first-up this time and second in the Group 3 National Day Cup (1000m) before taking out both the Amber Handicap (1200m) and Group 2 Hong Kong Jockey Club Sprint (1200m) most recently.

Sole Australian entrant Buffering is offered some chance of success in the 2014 Hong Kong Sprint and is currently perched on the fourth line of betting at generous $9 odds for success.

A four-time Group 1 winner, Buffering has returned to racing in typically strong form through the 2014 spring and is a great chance of a successful maiden tilt aboard come December 14th.

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