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  • Prize money: £2700
  • 0m 7f 14y
  • Class 6
  • 13 runners
  • Win time: 1m 27s
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Runners: 14 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Showers

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £6.30
  • Place: £1.70

Form: -02344

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Eight-race maiden but he's run well in 7f Tapeta handicaps in his last four runs, most recently when when a clear fourth at Wolverhampton four weeks ago; did best of the prominent runners in that race and he's respected off 1lb lower here.

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6th

6

(10)

8th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

17:20 Newcastle (AW)

Crocodile Power

9st 7lb

J: Jack Enright

T: Seb Spencer

Hasn't shone on last three visits to Newcastle, the most recent in February, but he's run well in defeat at Chelmsford (5f) and Wolverhampton (6f) either side of that; last win came over 7f and in the mix.

3/1

4th

3

(6)

2nd Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Crocodile Power

9st 8lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Seb Spencer

Latest win over 7f here in late 2022 but very effective at sprint trips and was beaten less than a length over 5f at Chelmsford in January; lesser effort at Newcastle since but likely to be more effective back on this track; not left out.

6/1

2nd
7 (5)
Khazaf

25/1

  • Place: £5.50

Form: 8-4408 CD

Last run: 3 days

W: 9st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Made all off 2lb lower over C&D last November but he's been generally disappointing since and has finished out the back here in last two starts; record now stands at 1-19 and has a lot to prove.

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9th

10

(10)

5th Nov 2021

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

16:30 Newcastle (AW)

Khazaf

8st 6lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Ruth Carr

Consistency not his forte but this season's two best runs have come over this C&D; ran poorly 11 days ago, however, and opposable for win purposes.

16/1

11th

8

(7)

25th Oct 2021

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Khazaf

8st 9lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Ruth Carr

C&D winner who was runner-up here on his penultimate run but he has a very patchy profile and was never involved after missing the break at Wolverhampton last time; record now stands at 1-21 and comes with risks attached.

14/1

10th

7

(3)

4th Oct 2021

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

18:00 Ascot

Khazaf

9st 1lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Ruth Carr

Made all at Newcastle (7f, Tapeta; same mark) last November; inconsistent; back in better form over that same C&D latest but hasn't performed quite as well at this track.

7/1

25/1

  • Place: £13.00

Form: 576787 D

Last run: 7 days

W: 8st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Completed a Musselburgh double (1m/7f, good) in April but he has form figures of 7576787 since then; now 4lb lower than for last win but has plenty to prove and he's 0-20 on AW.

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2nd

9

(3)

19th May 2023

Good

1m 0f 68y

Class 6

21:00 Hamilton

Perfect Soldier

8st 12lb

J: Laura Coughlan

T: Wilf Storey

raced in second

9/2

1st

10

(4)

15th May 2023

Good

1m 0f 208y

Class 6

16:30 Musselburgh

Perfect Soldier

8st 11lb

J: Paula Muir

T: Wilf Storey

2-2 at Musselburgh, the wins gained over 7f/1m in April 2021; now a 9yo and looks far from solid on 2023 form (mostly AW) but the return to this venue gives cause for optimism.

16/1

7th

14

(12)

11th May 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

20:45 Thirsk

Perfect Soldier

8st 5lb

J: Paula Muir

T: Wilf Storey

prominent

33/1

7/1

Form: -77032

Last run: 16 days

W: 8st 11lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Has a mixed record in his six starts but he finished well to go close in a 7f handicap at Musselburgh last time; that set up for the closers but he's on the same mark here and was placed in his only previous run on Tapeta; dangerous back on AW.

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5th

10

(11)

13th Oct 2021

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

19:30 Kempton (AW)

His Pride

8st 12lb

J: Tony Hamilton

T: Richard Fahey

Improved when third in a Wolverhampton classified event (6f, Tapeta) in August; backed that up with an even better effort when a second at Musselburgh (7f, good to soft; same mark) last month; looked a little unlucky at Newcastle latest; player if acting here (sire won sole run at the track).

9/2

4th

14

(11)

27th Sep 2021

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

19:00 Newcastle (AW)

His Pride

8st 11lb

J: Tony Hamilton

T: Richard Fahey

Has a mixed record in his six starts but he finished well to go close in a 7f handicap at Musselburgh last time; that set up for the closers but he's on the same mark here and was placed in his only previous run on Tapeta; dangerous back on AW.

7/1

40/1

Form: 7-0009

Last run: 6 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Finished a close second of 14 over C&D a year ago when trained by Ben Haslam, but has not come close to that in six outings since (including three for this yard); drops back in trip on his second run after a break but mark has bottomed out now and others are more convincing.

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7th

7

(2)

5th Nov 2021

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

15:00 Newcastle (AW)

Starbo

8st 13lb

J: Lewis Edmunds

T: Simon Whitaker

Looked to have been produced with a winning run here three weeks ago, only to find Vintage Polly picking his pocket close home; if, and there is a question mark given his overall profile, he can back it up then he will be a leading player.

6/1

2nd

11

(6)

15th Oct 2021

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

16:30 Newcastle (AW)

Starbo

9st 0lb

J: Phil Dennis

T: Simon Whitaker

No wins in 12 but was runner-up in a handicap here for Ben Haslam and his latest fifth here (also over 7f) can be viewed positively when he was never ideally positioned from off the pace; should be fine over 1m (has tried further) and one to bear in mind.

14/1

5th

13

(9)

27th Sep 2021

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

19:00 Newcastle (AW)

Starbo

8st 12lb

J: Lewis Edmunds

T: Simon Whitaker

Finished a close second of 14 over C&D a year ago when trained by Ben Haslam, but has not come close to that in six outings since (including three for this yard); drops back in trip on his second run after a break but mark has bottomed out now and others are more convincing.

40/1

Form: 646381 CD

Last run: 3 days

W: 9st 1lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 46

Form & Verdict

3yo who has a patchy profile but she's unexposed on AW and got back on the scoresheet when surging clear over C&D on Friday; looks well treated under a penalty for that 4l win and has strong claims if she can back that up.

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12th

10

(13)

15th Oct 2021

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Cool Dandy

9st 2lb

J: Callum Rodriguez

T: Keith Dalgleish

Back to form with a bang when running away with a C&D handicap last month; struck into and finished lame when only sixth three days later; has a part to play if anywhere near her best.

9/2

6th

5

(8)

27th Sep 2021

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

19:00 Newcastle (AW)

Cool Dandy

9st 1lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Keith Dalgleish

3yo who has a patchy profile but she's unexposed on AW and got back on the scoresheet when surging clear over C&D on Friday; looks well treated under a penalty for that 4l win and has strong claims if she can back that up.

5/2

1st

9

(6)

24th Sep 2021

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

18:30 Newcastle (AW)

Cool Dandy

8st 3lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: Keith Dalgleish

Impressive over 6f at Carlisle in May; the odd creditable effort in defeat since but she was well beaten back at 1m at Ayr last week; others more persuasive.

20/1

33/1

Form: 344078

Last run: 21 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

On dangerous mark and has plenty of form on Tapeta but he took his record to 0-21 with a tame effort here (5f) last time; has quite a lot to prove again including stamina on this step back up to 7f; hood added.

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13th

15

(6)

7th May 2022

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

20:35 Thirsk

Raabeh

8st 4lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Antony Brittain

9th

4

(3)

20th Apr 2022

Good To Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

13:40 Catterick

Raabeh

9st 1lb

J: Angus Villiers

T: Antony Brittain

7th

5

(9)

12th Apr 2022

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 6

17:40 Wolverhampton (AW)

Raabeh

9st 10lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Antony Brittain

OUR TIP

Form: 800426

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Went very close in second-time blinkers over C&D last month but she failed to back that up when a 9l sixth at Musselburgh last time; on same mark as for her penultimate run but she's now 0-12 and needs to bounce back again; blinkers removed and cheekpieces return.

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11th

14

(2)

24th May 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Favourite Niece

8st 4lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Ann Duffield

Went close over 7f here last August; hasn't repeated that form since, well held at Musselburgh most recently; others are more appealing.

20/1

10th

10

(6)

27th Apr 2022

Good

0m 7f 33y

Class 6

18:15 Musselburgh

Favourite Niece

9st 1lb

J: Paddy Mathers

T: Ann Duffield

15-race maiden who lacks a recent run; others have stronger claims.

25/1

6th

7

(8)

25th Oct 2021

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

19:00 Newcastle (AW)

Favourite Niece

8st 11lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: Ann Duffield

Had a near miss off 2lb higher over C&D in August but she's not matched that form in three runs since and last two have been back at this track; steps back up in trip but she's now 0-14 and needs to rediscover her spark.

6/1

Form: 062460 D

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Had a near miss at Yarmouth (6f, good) in June but he's taken three backward steps since and was laboured at Redcar last time; this step back up in trip is no problem but has plenty to prove again and he's 0-6 on Tapeta.

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10th

12

(11)

7th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Lincoln Red

9st 0lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Olly Williams

towards rear

33/1

9th

6

(5)

24th Aug 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

18:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Lincoln Red

9st 9lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Olly Williams

His last win was on AW (7f) in December 2020; did have some close calls at Yarmouth last summer but he hasn't got competitive in three outings this year

33/1

Form: 060456 D

Last run: 42 days

W: 9st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

The last three of his four wins have come at Catterick (7f), most recently last September; well treated on that form but his spark has been missing in last six runs and his latest sixth was back at Catterick last month; has something to prove and he's been well held in four previous AW runs.

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8th

10

(7)

4th Apr 2022

Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

13:30 Redcar

The Big House

8st 6lb

J: Laura Coughlan

T: Adrian Nicholls

7th

10

(6)

15th Mar 2022

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

20:00 Southwell (AW)

The Big House

8st 8lb

J: Barry McHugh

T: Adrian Nicholls

Four-time turf winner whose AW record isn't entirely compelling and who lacks recent match practice (off since September); opposed.

20/1

10th

1

(12)

27th Sep 2021

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

19:00 Newcastle (AW)

The Big House

9st 7lb

J: Connor Murtagh

T: Adrian Nicholls

The last three of his four wins have come at Catterick (7f), most recently last September; well treated on that form but his spark has been missing in last six runs and his latest sixth was back at Catterick last month; has something to prove and he's been well held in four previous AW runs.

12/1

11th
2 (10)
Jems Bond

14/1

Form: 368026

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

Finished well for close second over C&D two starts ago but he's hard to predict and couldn't land a serious blow when sixth of 18 at Redcar (6f, good to firm) last time; now returns to 7f on AW but record stands at 1-14 and others are more persuasive.

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5th

6

(2)

3rd May 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

20:30 Newcastle (AW)

Jems Bond

9st 2lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: Alan Brown

Last five wins have come here (6f/7f), but losing run up to 14 and he finished behind two of these when seventh of 11 over C&D last month; needs a turnaround.

12/1

7th

10

(6)

16th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Jems Bond

9st 1lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Alan Brown

Last five wins have come here (6f/7f), but despite dropping in the weights his losing run is up to 13; finished over 10l behind Brother Dave at Southwell (7f, Tapeta) last time and others are preferred.

12/1

12th
9 (13)
Spartakos

13/2

Form: 854701 D

Last run: 16 days

W: 8st 13lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Off the mark at the 14th attempt when scoring with authority under a prominent ride at Musselburgh (7f, good to soft, got loose beforehand) 16 days ago; up 5lb but he still looks feasibly treated on that latest form and has run near his best on Tapeta; shortlisted.

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7th

11

(3)

3rd Oct 2023

Soft

0m 7f 50y

Class 6

15:57 Ayr

Spartakos

9st 2lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Katie Scott

took keen hold, prominent, weakened over 1f out

16/1

5th

7

(2)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

17:50 Catterick

Spartakos

9st 2lb

J: Ryan Sexton

T: Katie Scott

mounted in chute and walked to post, led narrowly on inner, switched to near side over 2f out, headed over 1f out, no extra final 110yds

3/1

1st

4

(3)

17th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 33y

Class 6

17:45 Musselburgh

Spartakos

9st 4lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Katie Scott

taken down early, prominent, led 3f out, soon pushed along and went clear, ridden over 1f out, kept on well inside final furlong, easily

5/2

Form: 420908

Last run: 7 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 46

Form & Verdict

Runner-up off 6lb higher at Wolverhampton (8.6f, Tapeta) in July but she's lost her way again in four runs since including over C&D; record now stands at 0-16 and she needs a major revival with visor added.

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13th

10

(6)

27th Sep 2021

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

19:00 Newcastle (AW)

Irish Eileen

8st 12lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Michael & David Easterby

Runner-up off 6lb higher at Wolverhampton (8.6f, Tapeta) in July but she's lost her way again in four runs since including over C&D; record now stands at 0-16 and she needs a major revival with visor added.

33/1

8th

8

(6)

20th Sep 2021

Soft

1m 0f 68y

Class 6

14:55 Hamilton

Irish Eileen

8st 12lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Michael & David Easterby

15-race maiden; two good runs in tongue-tie at Musselburgh (7f) and Wolverhampton (8.6f) this summer but hard to feel confident after her last three failures including back at Musselburgh last Saturday (9l behind Chinese Spirit).

10/1

Form: 897422 BF

Last run: 2 days

W: 9st 1lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Ten-race maiden but she went very close at Chelmsford (7f, AW) last month and was the same story back there on Saturday; the front three pulled well clear in that latest race and she's a major player again if she can transfer her form back to Tapeta.

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11

(8)

31st Mar 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

20:20 Newcastle (AW)

Mrs Dibble

8st 8lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Linda Perratt

7th

10

(11)

9th Feb 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

17:10 Newcastle (AW)

Mrs Dibble

9st 2lb

J: Mark Winn

T: Linda Perratt

Ten-race maiden; went very close at Chelmsford (7f, AW) on last two runs for Ian Williams; dropped back in trip for stable debut after 502 days off (non-runner over 1m in December); risky.

33/1

10

(6)

2nd Dec 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

15:03 Newcastle (AW)

Mrs Dibble

9st 0lb

J: Mark Winn

T: Linda Perratt

Maiden; went close at Chelmsford (7f, AW) on last two runs for Ian Williams; returns from 433-day break on debut for new yard; market can guide.

14/1

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Exacta £979.00
Straight Forecast £806.50
Tricast £23815.90
Trifecta £36673.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Cool Dandy

Daily Express:

His Pride

POSTDATA:

Spartakos

The Times:

Favourite Niece

The Star:

His Pride

Telegraph:

Spartakos

RP Ratings:

Cool Dandy

The Guardian:

Cool Dandy

Daily Mail:

Cool Dandy

Daily Mirror:

Cool Dandy

The Sun:

Cool Dandy

Daily Record:

Cool Dandy