October 22 / 12.38 Newbury

12.38 Newbury

Heavy

Lengthen The Odds With BetVictor EBF Maiden Stakes

  • Prize money: £4860
  • 0m 6f 110y
  • Class 4
  • 13 runners
  • Win time: 1m 27s
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Lengthen The Odds With BetVictor EBF Maiden Stakes

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly sunny

14/1 (Won)

  • Win: £9.30
  • Place: £2.60

Form: 9

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 0lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Down the field at Kempton (6f, AW) on first start, looking green; may show significant improvement switched to grass with the experience under her belt; out of a dual 2yo turf winner for these connections.
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5th

2

(1)

24th Jan 2022

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 4

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

American Kestrel

9st 6lb

J: Sean Levey

T: Richard Hannon

Won her maiden at Newbury (6.5f, heavy) in October but was unable to land a significant blow on this month's handicap debut at Lingfield (6f); may benefit from today's step up in trip but needs to prove she can transfer her heavy-turf form to this surface.

10/1

4

(1)

12th Jan 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

17:30 Kempton (AW)

American Kestrel

9st 0lb

J: NON-RUNNER

T: Richard Hannon

Tough task in Listed grade on final 2yo start, following her Newbury win (6.5f, heavy); never landed a blow in Lingfield handicap (6f) on reappearance but this step back up in trip may suit.

12/1

6th

1

(6)

3rd Jan 2022

Standard

0m 6f 1y

Class 4

14:10 Lingfield (AW)

American Kestrel

9st 7lb

J: Liam Browne

T: Richard Hannon

Big improvement on her second start when scoring with authority in a Newbury maiden (6.5f, heavy) in October; had tough task in a Listed race at Newmarket later that month and this well-bred filly could resume her progress on this handicap debut; looks interesting back from a short break.

10/1

6/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 5lb

2 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
50,000gns yearling; Time Test half-brother to 6f winners Crispina and Sundiata (AW); dam placed 1m, sister to useful US/Chile winner Colonialism (stayed 1m4f); major stable; check for market confidence.
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3rd

4

(10)

24th Jun 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

19:45 Newcastle (AW)

Delorean

9st 4lb

J: Hector Crouch

T: Ralph Beckett

pressed leader, led and over 3f out, headed over 1f out, bit short of room inside final 110yds, weakened and eased towards finish

9/2

3rd

3

(9)

7th Jun 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

18:10 Chelmsford (AW)

Delorean

9st 6lb

J: Hector Crouch

T: Ralph Beckett

took keen hold, prominent, ridden and hung left over 1f out, switched right 1f out, hung left but kept on and went third inside final 110yds

5/1

2nd

2

(12)

22nd Oct 2021

Heavy

0m 6f 110y

Class 4

12:38 Newbury

Delorean

9st 5lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Ralph Beckett

50,000gns yearling; Time Test half-brother to 6f winners Crispina and Sundiata (AW); dam placed 1m, sister to useful US/Chile winner Colonialism (stayed 1m4f); major stable; check for market confidence.

6/1

11/4

  • Place: £1.70

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 5lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
105,000gns (breeze-up) 2yo; first foal; dam unraced sister to 7f Group 3 winner Iveagh Gardens, out of unraced half-sister to 6f 2yo Group 2 winner Cd Europe; son of Mehmas; top yard; respected debutant.
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2nd

4

(1)

25th Jun 2022

Good

0m 7f 1y

Class 2

15:40 Chester

Hebrides

9st 0lb

J: Franny Norton

T: William Haggas

midfield, short of room after 1f, pushed along and headway over 1f out, soon ridden, ran on final furlong, went second final strides

11/8

8th

6

(7)

31st May 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 3

16:10 Newbury

Hebrides

9st 4lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: William Haggas

led, pushed along and headed over 2f out, soon weakened and eased (jockey said colt stopped quickly)

11/2

1st

3

(5)

7th May 2022

Good

0m 6f 18y

Class 5

13:35 Nottingham

Hebrides

9st 11lb

J: Stevie Donohoe

T: William Haggas

Beaten just over 2l into third of 12 on his Newbury debut (6.5f, heavy) last October and took a step forward when comfortably landing a Doncaster maiden (6f, soft; 2-5) the following month; the form of neither race has worked out particularly well and he has been gelded since, but he retains plenty of potential for his top yard and seems sure to go close if handly the likely quicker conditions.

6/4

Form: 4

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 5lb

2 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Promising debut at Goodwood (6f, soft) 12 days ago, running on to grab fourth place near the finish; should be suited by this extra yardage and looks open to progress; the pick of those with experience.
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6th

6

(8)

29th Mar 2022

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Libra Tiger

8st 13lb

J: Jamie Spencer

T: David Menuisier

4th

7

(9)

22nd Oct 2021

Heavy

0m 6f 110y

Class 4

12:38 Newbury

Libra Tiger

9st 5lb

J: Jamie Spencer

T: David Menuisier

Promising debut at Goodwood (6f, soft) 12 days ago, running on to grab fourth place near the finish; should be suited by this extra yardage and looks open to progress; the pick of those with experience.

5/1

4th

4

(10)

10th Oct 2021

Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

13:20 Goodwood

Libra Tiger

9st 0lb

J: David Egan

T: David Menuisier

Dam unraced half-sister to two useful winners out of 5f/6f winning half-sister to Cheveley Park winner Rosdhu Queen; one of four newcomers in the field; yard is 0-14 with 2yos this term.

14/1

25/1

Form: 0

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 5lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Finished last of 12 at Newmarket (7f, good) on debut; application of tongue-tie needs to make a huge difference.
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5

(10)

6th Nov 2021

Soft

0m 6f 2y

Class 4

15:10 Doncaster

King Alfred

9st 5lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Ed Walker

Failed to beat a rival at Newmarket on first outing; fared better at Newbury (not far behind Hebrides) later in October and he is one of the main form contenders on that effort.

11/4

5th

6

(4)

22nd Oct 2021

Heavy

0m 6f 110y

Class 4

12:38 Newbury

King Alfred

9st 5lb

J: Pat Cosgrave

T: Ed Walker

Finished last of 12 at Newmarket (7f, good) on debut; application of tongue-tie needs to make a huge difference.

25/1

12th

6

(7)

2nd Oct 2021

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

14:30 Newmarket

King Alfred

9st 5lb

J: Jamie Spencer

T: Ed Walker

42,000euros foal, 72,000gns yearling; 7th foal; half-brother to three winners including Texas Rock (5.8f-1m; Listed; RPR 110) and Evident (6f AW/7f turf; 82); dam unraced half-sister to useful 5f/6f 2yo winner Rosabee; trainer's 2yos having a good season (8-41 on turf) and folly not to check out the market.

16/1

6/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 0lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Attractively bred filly, by Passing Glance and the first foal of useful 6f-7f winner Make Music; both parents were successful for this stable; needs a close look.
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9th

11

(10)

1st Jul 2022

Good To Soft

1m 2f 42y

Class 5

17:33 Haydock

Virtuoso

9st 2lb

J: William Cox

T: Andrew Balding

held up in rear, pushed along 4f out, made no telling impression

33/1

6th

7

(7)

10th Jun 2022

Good To Soft

1m 1f 197y

Class 5

17:49 Goodwood

Virtuoso

9st 4lb

J: David Probert

T: Andrew Balding

towards rear, pushed along over 3f out, ridden over 2f out, made no telling impression

16/1

5th

6

(2)

27th May 2022

Good

0m 7f 16y

Class 5

13:55 Chepstow

Virtuoso

9st 0lb

J: William Cox

T: Andrew Balding

11/2

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 5lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
£5,000 yearling, £10,000 2yo; Iffraaj half-brother to three winners, notably Whispering Belle (1m); trainer's only 2yo turf winner came at this course (125-1; second time out).
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5th

5

(1)

14th Apr 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

13:15 Newmarket

Unsung Hero

9st 0lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Heather Main

Showed some ability at Newbury (6.5f, heavy) in October and Wolverhampton (7f, AW; hung right) in December but a good deal more is needed.

20/1

4th

6

(2)

13th Dec 2021

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

16:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Unsung Hero

9st 5lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Heather Main

Half-brother to three winners; 22-1 and never involved on debut at Newbury (6.5f, heavy) in October; looks likely to need more time.

33/1

7th

9

(6)

22nd Oct 2021

Heavy

0m 6f 110y

Class 4

12:38 Newbury

Unsung Hero

9st 5lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Heather Main

£5,000 yearling, £10,000 2yo; Iffraaj half-brother to three winners, notably Whispering Belle (1m); trainer's only 2yo turf winner came at this course (125-1; second time out).

33/1

100/1

Form: 70

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 5lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Hard to fancy on his two efforts (1m/7f) thus far; handicaps more suitable after this.
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13th

12

(2)

2nd Jul 2022

Yielding

1m 2f 0y

17:25 Naas

Vlad The Impaler

9st 7lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: J J Lambe

always towards rear, minor headway towards far side under 2f out, no impression over 1f out

33/1

14th

13

(11)

9th Jun 2022

Good To Yielding

1m 0f 0y

18:45 Leopardstown

Vlad The Impaler

8st 13lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: J J Lambe

in touch with leaders, dropped to midfield when nudged along under 3f out, outpaced and dropped to rear when bumped over 1f out, no impression when tenderly handled inside final furlong (jockey said gelding hung right up the straight and got intimidated)

12/1

8/1

Form: 7

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 5lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Beaten 5l into seventh at Kempton (7f, AW) on debut, weakening when hampered inside the final 1f; may be sharper for the outing and experience but the initial impression is that he's a handicap prospect.
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8th

6

(1)

18th Dec 2021

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

16:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Grenada

9st 5lb

J: Tyler Heard

T: Harry Dunlop

No better than fifth in his three runs (6f-8.5f) but there has been a modicum of promise, including here four weeks ago; could yet have a bigger run in him.

14/1

5th

5

(6)

20th Nov 2021

Standard To Fast

1m 0f 142y

Class 5

18:00 Ascot

Grenada

9st 2lb

J: Tyler Heard

T: Harry Dunlop

Ran a respectable first race at Kempton (7f) and heavy ground might not have suited at Newbury; others still preferred.

14/1

9th

3

(7)

22nd Oct 2021

Heavy

0m 6f 110y

Class 4

12:38 Newbury

Grenada

9st 5lb

J: Tyler Heard

T: Harry Dunlop

Beaten 5l into seventh at Kempton (7f, AW) on debut, weakening when hampered inside the final 1f; may be sharper for the outing and experience but the initial impression is that he's a handicap prospect.

8/1

40/1

Form: 0

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 5lb

2 yo Colt

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Form & Verdict
Inauspicious debut at York (7f, good to soft) two weeks ago, trailing home last of 13; best watched.
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7th

13

(13)

23rd May 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

14:20 Leicester

Octopus

9st 5lb

J: David Probert

T: Kevin Philippart De Foy

6th

5

(5)

26th Apr 2022

Good To Firm

1m 3f 198y

Class 5

14:50 Brighton

Octopus

9st 3lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Kevin Philippart De Foy

Ran well at Chelmsford on his stable debut in November (7f, AW); well beaten in two 1m handicaps this month but pedigree points to improvement coming over this new trip.

8/1

6th

7

(4)

15th Apr 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Octopus

9st 6lb

J: Adam Kirby

T: Kevin Philippart De Foy

Raced freely but was far from disgraced when third on debut for current yard (previously with Joseph Tuite) over 7f here in November; posted a more modest effort when reappearing at Windsor (1m, good; handicap debut) recently, and that's an obvious concern.

14/1

OUR TIP

40/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 5lb

2 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
6,000gns yearling; Garswood half-brother to three winners, notably Romsey (7f AW/German 7.5f turf Listed 2yo); has been gelded; yard is 1-36 with 2yos this term (win came on AW).
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11th

4

(1)

8th Dec 2021

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:00 Kempton (AW)

Byhookorbycrook

9st 2lb

J: Charlie Bennett

T: Adam West

Rated just 30 after three heavy defeats; can't be recommended.

200/1

9th

4

(7)

20th Nov 2021

Standard To Fast

1m 0f 142y

Class 5

18:30 Ascot

Byhookorbycrook

9st 5lb

J: Jack Duern

T: Adam West

Poor form in his two starts this autumn; the addition of eyeshields isn't enough to tempt.

200/1

11th

5

(4)

3rd Nov 2021

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

16:15 Kempton (AW)

Byhookorbycrook

9st 3lb

J: Charlie Bennett

T: Adam West

50-1 and offered little short-term promise at Newbury 12 days ago (6.5f, heavy).

50/1

7/2

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 0lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
310,000gns yearling; by Kingman; dam 7f 2yo and 1m (Listed) winner (stayed 1m4f), half-sister to 6f 2yo Group 3 winner Melody Of Love, from good family; major yard; shortlisted debutante.
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7th

9

(1)

15th Dec 2021

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

16:15 Kempton (AW)

Ave Maria

8st 11lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Roger Charlton

6-1 out to 17-2 ahead of her Newbury debut in October when she was tailed off in the mud (6.5f); pedigree offers hope that she will do considerably better in time.

16/1

12th

12

(13)

22nd Oct 2021

Heavy

0m 6f 110y

Class 4

12:38 Newbury

Ave Maria

9st 0lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Roger Charlton

310,000gns yearling; by Kingman; dam 7f 2yo and 1m (Listed) winner (stayed 1m4f), half-sister to 6f 2yo Group 3 winner Melody Of Love, from good family; major yard; shortlisted debutante.

7/2

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 5lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Nicely bred colt, by Churchill and the first foal of Kassia who was a 5f-6f winner (including 2yo/Listed) for these connections; his dam beat all bar a very smart rival on debut; interesting newcomer.
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11th

5

(11)

11th Jun 2022

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 2

15:40 York

Ingra Tor

9st 1lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Mick Channon

midfield, pushed along 2f out, ridden and weakened from over 1f out

4/1

1st

12

(6)

30th Apr 2022

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 2

17:25 Newmarket

Ingra Tor

8st 7lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Mick Channon

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Payout
Exacta £646.00
Straight Forecast £590.90
Trifecta £3969.00

Selections

POSTDATA:

Hebrides

SPOTLIGHT:

Libra Tiger

Telegraph:

Ave Maria

The Star:

Unsung Hero

The Times:

Virtuoso

Daily Mail:

Ave Maria

NEWMARKET:

Hebrides

Daily Mirror:

Hebrides

Daily Record:

Hebrides

The Guardian:

Libra Tiger

Daily Express:

Libra Tiger

The Sun:

Libra Tiger