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  • 1m 0f 5y
  • Class 6
  • 13 runners
  • Win time: 1m 39s
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Runners: 14 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Showers

4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.30
  • Place: £1.70

Form: 984758

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Losing run now 24, but is much lower in the weights then when twice placed on Tapeta a year ago (including over C&D); drops to this level for the first time and is one to be interested in.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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16th

16

(10)

24th Sep 2022

Good

0m 7f 127y

Class 5

17:10 Chester

Pacino

8st 9lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Patrick Morris

prominent, pushed along but lost ground quickly from 3f out

33/1

10th

8

(10)

13th Sep 2022

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1m 0f 142y

Class 6

17:25 Wolverhampton (AW)

Pacino

9st 6lb

J: Liam Keniry

T: Patrick Morris

prominent, pushed along from over 2f out, ridden when edged left over 1f out, weakening when hampered inside final furlong (jockey said gelding stopped quickly)

14/1

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4/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 347893

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

0-8 but came closest to winning on his AW debut when beaten half a length into third of 14 over C&D ten days ago; might even have prevailed with a clearer run and a repeat of that effort would make him a serious player.

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10th

9

(4)

25th Nov 2021

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1m 0f 142y

Class 6

17:05 Ascot

Debated

9st 3lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: Phillip Makin

12-race maiden but placed three times over 1m at Newcastle this autumn; last two runs not quite so good and others appeal more for win purposes.

10/1

5th

9

(7)

9th Nov 2021

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

18:30 Newcastle (AW)

Debated

9st 1lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: Phillip Makin

Three solid efforts over C&D, having regressed on turf, prior to finding the drop to 7f against him last time; this mark is surely within range if he settles better.

8/1

5th

6

(8)

25th Oct 2021

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0m 7f 14y

Class 6

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Debated

9st 2lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: Phillip Makin

Hold-up performer with a record of 0-10 but he's finished placed in big-field 1m handicaps here in his last three starts; drops back in trip but he's only 1lb higher than for those last three runs and could be a big factor if he gets a good pace to aim at.

5/1

25/1

  • Place: £9.70

Form: 080599

Last run: 51 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Sole success in 16 starts came on stable debut at Hamilton (6f, good to soft) a year ago, but she has struggled since; has undergone wind surgery since last seen and it needs to have had an effect.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

4

(1)

6th Jan 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

12:30 Newcastle (AW)

Vintage Polly

10st 8lb

J: Miss Alex Garven

T: Rebecca Menzies

In good form here in the autumn, winning over 1m in October before a good third the following month; not so good since and slow starts are a concern but she is capable if on a going day; stamina to prove on first run over further than 1m.

5/1

6th

6

(7)

14th Dec 2021

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

16:00 Newcastle (AW)

Vintage Polly

9st 1lb

J: Graham Lee

T: Rebecca Menzies

Often slowly away but that didn't stop her from winning over C&D in October (got up in the final strides) and being placed here next time; had excuses the last twice; remains of interest at this level.

8/1

13th

4

(3)

10th Dec 2021

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

16:45 Southwell (AW)

Vintage Polly

9st 6lb

J: Callum Rodriguez

T: Rebecca Menzies

Overcame her usual slow start when winning at Newcastle (1m, Tapeta) in October and was beaten less than a length into third of 14 over the same C&D three weeks later; didn't get the gaps when she needed them back there last time, but whether the leaders come back to her in time over this turning mile on a flatter track remains to be seen.

5/1

4th
13 (6)
Cubano

5/1

Form: 580004

Last run: 10 days

W: 8st 11lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Didn't beat many in his first nine starts, but much better when a close fourth of 14 over C&D ten days ago, finishing a head behind Debated; a player on that effort, but by no means certain to build on it.

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13th

10

(4)

28th Jan 2022

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1m 0f 142y

Class 6

18:45 Wolverhampton (AW)

Cubano

9st 0lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: John Mackie

No wins in 12 runs; returning from three months off when out the back at Southwell (1m) nine days ago; needs to improve considerably on that effort.

25/1

12th

6

(11)

19th Jan 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

18:05 Southwell (AW)

Cubano

9st 2lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: John Mackie

Creditable fourth in 1m handicaps at Newcastle on the last two of his three starts for new stable; still a maiden but could go well again; returns from 110-day absence.

9/1

4th

13

(6)

1st Oct 2021

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

18:30 Newcastle (AW)

Cubano

8st 11lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: John Mackie

Didn't beat many in his first nine starts, but much better when a close fourth of 14 over C&D ten days ago, finishing a head behind Debated; a player on that effort, but by no means certain to build on it.

5/1

Form: -53397

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Often placed; twice runner-up over C&D last autumn, but now 0-16 and finished behind a couple of these back here ten days ago; needs to find a bit more.

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3rd

9

(8)

18th Oct 2021

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

16:30 Ascot

Come On Linda

9st 2lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Michael & David Easterby

18-race maiden but she's effective on Tapeta and went very close in a 7f Chelmsford handicap (Polytrack) nine days ago; did clear best of the closers from a tough draw in that race and has leading claims off the same mark here.

11/4

2nd

8

(11)

9th Oct 2021

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

15:55 Chelmsford (AW)

Come On Linda

9st 4lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Michael & David Easterby

Still seeking her first win after 17 starts but she has often run well, including on AW (only on Tapeta); back at 7f for the first time this season and has each-way claims again.

10/1

5th

1

(2)

1st Oct 2021

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

18:30 Newcastle (AW)

Come On Linda

9st 11lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Michael & David Easterby

Often placed; twice runner-up over C&D last autumn, but now 0-16 and finished behind a couple of these back here ten days ago; needs to find a bit more.

7/1

16/1

Form: 0470

Last run: 10 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 46

Form & Verdict

Well held in 1m novices in first three starts and only tenth of 13 on handicap debut here (1m2f) ten days ago; return to this trip may help and she remains unexposed, but needs to find improvement from somewhere.

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6th

13

(5)

16th Oct 2021

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

16:00 Ascot

Regina George

8st 9lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: Roger Fell

Six-race maiden; finished strongly for neck second over C&D (first visit here) 12 days ago, showing improved form; may well build on that effort and enters calculations.

10/1

2nd

13

(10)

4th Oct 2021

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

18:00 Ascot

Regina George

8st 11lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: Roger Fell

Well beaten in all five starts, the last two in handicaps; hard to make a case for her.

25/1

6th

12

(7)

1st Oct 2021

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

18:30 Newcastle (AW)

Regina George

8st 12lb

J: Ben Curtis

T: Roger Fell

Well held in 1m novices in first three starts and only tenth of 13 on handicap debut here (1m2f) ten days ago; return to this trip may help and she remains unexposed, but needs to find improvement from somewhere.

16/1

20/1

Form: 594

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Improved on his first two starts when fourth of nine at Carlisle (7f, good to firm) last time; makes his handicap debut at a modest level and is bred to be better than he has shown, so worth a second look.

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13th

14

(9)

2nd Nov 2021

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

17:30 Newcastle (AW)

Charlesishere

9st 1lb

J: Shane Gray

T: Ann Duffield

Lightly raced 3yo but he's been beaten 9l or more in all of his runs, including a C&D handicap 18 days ago; dropped another 3lb but he needs first-time cheekpieces to make a big difference.

40/1

9th

9

(4)

15th Oct 2021

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Charlesishere

9st 3lb

J: Shane Gray

T: Ann Duffield

40-1 and well beaten behind Pacino (runs in the 8.00) over 1m here two weeks ago, his first run in a handicap; still early days but others have more obvious claims.

33/1

7th

3

(12)

1st Oct 2021

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

18:30 Newcastle (AW)

Charlesishere

9st 8lb

J: Shane Gray

T: Ann Duffield

Improved on his first two starts when fourth of nine at Carlisle (7f, good to firm) last time; makes his handicap debut at a modest level and is bred to be better than he has shown, so worth a second look.

20/1

Form: 067090 CD

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Three-time winner over 7f/1m here and now 4lb lower than when winning at Catterick (7f, soft) in May, but recent efforts don't suggest he is ready to take advantage.

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8th

10

(6)

25th Mar 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

17:40 Newcastle (AW)

Lukoutoldmakezebak

8st 8lb

J: Zak Wheatley

T: David Thompson

Modest strike-rate since 2019 and his last three runs have been below par; others appeal more.

20/1

6th

11

(2)

15th Mar 2022

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

17:55 Southwell (AW)

Lukoutoldmakezebak

10st 5lb

J: Mr Joshua Thompson

T: David Thompson

Seemingly back in form when placed under Joshua Thompson at Newcastle (1m2f) in January but finished last on both subsequent appearances (1m2f/1m4f) and has become very unreliable.

20/1

7th

4

(7)

7th Feb 2022

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 6

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Lukoutoldmakezebak

9st 4lb

J: Aled Beech

T: David Thompson

All wins at 7f/1m; back in slightly better form over 1m2f at Newcastle the last twice but has a stamina doubt at this new trip.

14/1

Form: 837070

Last run: 20 days

W: 8st 11lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Demonstrated a little ability in seven starts for John Quinn, but has not shown much in three attempts for this yard; the application of cheekpieces will need to have a positive effect.

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3rd

9

(4)

10th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 6

18:40 Ripon

Sugarpiehoneybunch

8st 9lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Simon West

slowly into stride, took keen hold, held up in rear

12/1

Form: 465-70

Last run: 102 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Seven-race maiden who showed some ability over 7f/1m on turf in the summer of 2020, but little in two starts after returning in June and has been off for another three months since; has been gelded.

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6th

4

(8)

8th Jul 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 53y

Class 6

17:50 Leicester

Eagle Eyed Freddie

10st 2lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Michael Appleby

Three wins this year, including when making it tenth time lucky on turf in a classified claimer at Catterick (7f, good to firm) last month; only beat three rivals and has more to do back in a handicap.

7/1

1st

2

(3)

2nd Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

19:55 Catterick

Eagle Eyed Freddie

9st 5lb

J: Frederick Larson

T: Michael Appleby

Prominent racer with two AW wins to his name this year; not at his best at Chelmsford when last seen eight weeks ago but he's the pick of today's weights and ran well over C&D on his one run at Catterick.

7/4

14/1

Form: 440787

Last run: 4 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

On a good mark on the pick of his AW efforts, but is now 0-22 and his best form has come at sprint trips; plenty to prove on this first start beyond 7f.

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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

14/1

Form: 300673 D

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Made a winning return at Wolverhampton (8.6f, Tapeta) in April, but has been more out than in since then; fair effort when third of nine over 7f here seven days ago, but his profile doesn't suggest he is likely to repeat it.

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8th

13

(1)

9th Apr 2022

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Mac McCarthy

8st 12lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Ruth Carr

Can blow the start and he hasn't been seen for six months, but he was returning from 146 days off when springing a 33-1 surprise over C&D a year ago fom 2lb higher; worth a second look with Luke Morris taking the ride.

14/1

7th

11

(6)

4th Oct 2021

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

17:30 Ascot

Mac McCarthy

9st 1lb

J: Jamie Gormley

T: Ruth Carr

Sprang a 33-1 surprise over C&D in April when 6lb higher; ran well back over C&D next time but below that level since; big revival needed.

16/1

12th

11

(8)

1st Oct 2021

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

18:30 Newcastle (AW)

Mac McCarthy

9st 0lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Ruth Carr

Made a winning return at Wolverhampton (8.6f, Tapeta) in April, but has been more out than in since then; fair effort when third of nine over 7f here seven days ago, but his profile doesn't suggest he is likely to repeat it.

14/1

9/1

Form: 353

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Well held in three 7f novices on turf, but there have been some signs of ability and this looks a more realistic task on handicap debut if coping with the new surface; not dismissed.

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7th

7

(6)

18th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 219y

Class 6

14:47 Redcar

Pixie Carter

8st 8lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: John Davies

held up in rear, ridden over 2f out, soon weakened

33/1

11th

9

(6)

3rd Jun 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

17:15 Catterick

Pixie Carter

9st 4lb

J: Sam James

T: John Davies

midfield, headway and going easily on outer 3f out, shaken up and went third over 2f out, ridden to lead over 1f out, soon clear, easily

33/1

10th

9

(9)

2nd May 2022

Good

0m 7f 96y

Class 6

14:41 Beverley

Pixie Carter

9st 2lb

J: Graham Lee

T: John Davies

Form: 767873 D

Last run: 4 days

W: 9st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Dual good-ground winner at Musselburgh (7f/1m) in April and not beaten far when third of 13 over 7f here four days ago, but that took his AW record to 0-21; clearly vulnerable.

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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

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Exacta £181.00
Straight Forecast £145.90
Tricast £5189.60
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Selections

RP Ratings:

Debated

The Guardian:

Cubano

POSTDATA:

Come On Linda

The Star:

Vintage Polly

SPOTLIGHT:

Pacino

The Sun:

Perfect Soldier

The Times:

Debated

Telegraph:

Debated

Daily Record:

Debated

Daily Express:

Cubano

Daily Mirror:

Cubano

Daily Mail:

Come On Linda