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18:30 Newcastle (AW)

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  • Prize money: £2700
  • 1m 0f 5y
  • Class 6
  • 13 runners
  • Win time: 1m 41s
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Runners: 14 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Cloudy

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.50
  • Place: £1.70

Form: 993413 C

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Former sprinter who likes it here; proved 7f within range when winning off 2lb lower on turf in the summer and had no issues with this trip back from a break last Tuesday, when not well drawn as it turned out; is high on the shortlist.

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11

(12)

8th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

17:35 Newcastle (AW)

Royal Prospect

9st 4lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Susan Corbett

Ended a 14-race losing run in a 0-50 classified event over C&D last month (fourth course win) and ran just as well when second of ten in a handicap (clear of the third) over the same trip back here last time; the winner is 3-3 since so a 4lb rise may not prevent another big run.

5/1

2nd

6

(8)

22nd Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

16:25 Newcastle (AW)

Royal Prospect

9st 6lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Susan Corbett

Pulled up on hurdle debut last month but he bounced back with a smooth win over C&D (classified event) 18 days ago; that was his ninth success in this sphere and he's only been nudged up 1lb for that win; key player.

5/1

1st

9

(1)

4th Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

18:40 Newcastle (AW)

Royal Prospect

9st 2lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Susan Corbett

midfield

11/4

7/2

  • Place: £2.00

Form: -67552

Last run: 39 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Maiden who's on a competitive mark now and appreciated the return to Tapeta when coming away with a subsequent winner off 2lb lower over C&D early last month; can't be left out of calculations.

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4th

9

(6)

28th Dec 2021

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 5

17:20 Newcastle (AW)

Tefnut

8st 11lb

J: Callum Rodriguez

T: Keith Dalgleish

0-10 but she has finished second over C&D on her last two starts and she could have done with a stronger pace to aim at the last time; not far away.

3/1

9

(5)

3rd Dec 2021

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

15:45 Newcastle (AW)

Tefnut

9st 2lb

J: Callum Rodriguez

T: Keith Dalgleish

0-10 but she has finished second over C&D on her last two starts, chasing home Royal Prospect 24 days ago; 5lb better off for 2l but the winner scored with authority.

8/1

2nd

4

(3)

9th Nov 2021

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

18:30 Newcastle (AW)

Tefnut

9st 5lb

J: Callum Rodriguez

T: Keith Dalgleish

Maiden who's on a competitive mark now and appreciated the return to Tapeta when coming away with a subsequent winner off 2lb lower over C&D early last month; can't be left out of calculations.

7/2

10/1

  • Place: £3.00

Form: -77865 CD

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

C&D win last autumn came off a mark fully 15lb higher but that's indicative of what she's achieved since; has been showing more since returning from a summer break, though, despite pulling hard and this is a bit easier again; possibilities.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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1st

10

(5)

19th Apr 2023

Soft

1m 0f 100y

Class 5

17:40 Beverley

Velma

8st 4lb

J: Paula Muir

T: Chris Fairhurst

Both wins achieved on the AW, though, to be fair, she has had only four runs on turf; disappointed on Tapeta at Southwell last time and has some questions to answer back on grass.

16/1

10th

9

(9)

9th Mar 2023

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

15:35 Southwell (AW)

Velma

9st 7lb

J: Paula Muir

T: Chris Fairhurst

Both her wins have come at Newcastle but she's also effective here, as when a good second over C&D in January; didn't threaten at Newcastle 17 days ago but she's better than that and can't be ruled out.

8/1

7th

8

(2)

20th Feb 2023

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Velma

9st 4lb

J: Paula Muir

T: Chris Fairhurst

never better than mid-division

5/1

33/1

Form: 981070 C

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 1lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Spent a lot of her career sprinting and it's been a good while since she went this far; popped up here at a price in the summer but again only holds outside claims for a yard that remains quiet.

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4th

12

(2)

7th Jun 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

19:55 Chelmsford (AW)

Dubai Elegance

9st 3lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Derek Shaw

started quickly, led, headed and raced in second after 1f, lost second and prominent 4f out, ridden over 1f out, carried left but kept on and went third inside final furlong, no impression final 110yds, lost third final strides

10/1

1st

3

(2)

9th May 2022

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

16:10 Wolverhampton (AW)

Dubai Elegance

9st 5lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Derek Shaw

8/1

Form: 893235

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 1lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

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.

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10th

9

(4)

25th Nov 2021

Standard

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

Standard

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

Form: 599313 CD BF

Last run: 4 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Has found her level since undergoing wind surgery, upped in trip and switched to Tapeta, following up her C&D win off 2lb lower with an unlucky defeat here on Friday; is odds-on to blow the start but her claims are there for all to see.

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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

10/1

Form: 455120 D

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Came away with a subsequent winner here in September but was some way below that level last time and goes in first-time headgear off the back of it; Tom Marquand, who's 1-4 for the yard, takes over as he drops in trip.

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8th

16

(9)

14th Oct 2023

Good

1m 2f 56y

Class 4

16:45 York

Iron Sheriff

8st 9lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Roger Fell & Sean Murray

in rear

50/1

4th

1

(9)

26th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

1m 1f 207y

Class 6

14:15 Beverley

Iron Sheriff

10st 1lb

J: Jonny Peate

T: Roger Fell & Sean Murray

Not been in the best of form (13l-sixth here last week) since Pontefract win in June (1m2f, good to firm); has won on soft, but ideally suited by quicker ground; others appeal more.

14/1

6th

3

(7)

20th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 1f 207y

Class 5

17:10 Beverley

Iron Sheriff

9st 8lb

J: Jonny Peate

T: Roger Fell & Sean Murray

Dual course winner, including C&D; acts on soft; has won three times over 1m2f this season but last two efforts suggest that the handicapper has his measure at present.

14/1

10/1

Form: 066124 D

Last run: 15 days

W: 8st 13lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Infrequent winner these days, his last two victories coming round Carlisle in the summer in a new form of headgear; this trip is a bare minimum now.

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8th

7

(9)

28th Sep 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

18:15 Newcastle (AW)

Zealous

9st 5lb

J: Callum Rodriguez

T: Ewan Whillans

slowly into stride, in rear throughout, lost touch over 2f out, tailed off

20/1

11th

11

(8)

31st Aug 2022

Soft

1m 1f 35y

Class 6

19:55 Hamilton

Zealous

8st 9lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: Ewan Whillans

slowly into stride, in rear, weakened and behind over 3f out

12/1

3rd

4

(4)

16th Aug 2022

Good To Firm

1m 0f 68y

Class 6

14:15 Hamilton

Zealous

9st 3lb

J: Sam Feilden

T: Ewan Whillans

in touch with leaders, pushed along from 3f out, held and no chance with winner when kept on well inside final furlong

10/1

OUR TIP

25/1

Form: 443-77

Last run: 129 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Promising debut here last autumn but hasn't gone on, including when well held in two runs over further in the summer; the handicapper's been quick to ease off, however, and she's worth tracking in the market.

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10th

2

(1)

27th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 6

19:15 Wolverhampton (AW)

Haven Lady

10st 1lb

J: Jason Hart

T: John Quinn

Yet to win over this far but she stays the trip and is fully effective on Tapeta; yet to get going after a summer break but this return to Class 6 company on AW should be in her favour; not discounted.

8/1

7th

4

(1)

5th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 6f 0y

Class 5

20:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Haven Lady

9st 5lb

J: Jason Hart

T: John Quinn

Unable to get threaten on two recent turf starts, following a break, but her best performances have come on AW and she's on a competitive mark on form as recent as April; effective over C&D and she's a possible player.

9/2

5th

3

(9)

19th Sep 2023

Good To Firm

1m 5f 218y

Class 6

17:20 Redcar

Haven Lady

10st 4lb

J: Jason Hart

T: John Quinn

In decent form on the AW earlier this year; may have needed the run when well beaten after a break over C&D last time (good to firm); a possible.

9/1

14/1

Form: 787394 D

Last run: 4 days

W: 8st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Has never won on the AW and always been inconsistent; registered one of his better efforts over C&D four days ago, when just behind Vintage Polly, but it's hard to find a reason why he'll turn things round.

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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

11th
5 (1)
Chifa

33/1

Form: 894077

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 3lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

Regressive maiden who didn't look to see out an extended 1m1f last time in first-time cheekpieces (retained); is some way down the pecking order.

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9th

5

(2)

8th Dec 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

16:45 Newcastle (AW)

Chifa

9st 8lb

J: Liam Wright

T: Ed de Giles

Just one win from 16 starts on turf but he made it 6-17 on AW with an emphatic win at Kempton (7f) last month; up 9lb but that was another personal best last time; big player.

4/1

1st

7

(7)

15th Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

18:30 Kempton (AW)

Chifa

9st 7lb

J: Liam Wright

T: Ed de Giles

Has gained all AW wins at Wolverhampton; however, went very close over C&D nine days ago and would probably have won that race but for meeting some trouble in the straight; granted better luck, he holds a leading chance off the same mark and with Liam Wright taking off 7lb.

11/4

2nd

12

(2)

6th Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

17:40 Kempton (AW)

Chifa

9st 2lb

J: David Probert

T: Ed de Giles

towards rear of midfield

7/1

50/1

Form: 4268-6

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 7lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

More than four years since he won and does most racing over further now; was entitled to need his recent turf comeback from ten months off, when pulling hard over an extended 1m7f, but only holds outside claims taking a big drop in trip.

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7th

15

(15)

26th Oct 2022

Heavy

1m 2f 50y

Class 6

17:05 Nottingham

Mr Sundowner

10st 7lb

J: Mr Adam O’Shea

T: David Thompson

slowly into stride, towards rear, pushed along and minor headway over 2f out, never on terms

40/1

9th

11

(3)

10th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

1m 0f 208y

Class 5

13:35 Musselburgh

Mr Sundowner

9st 11lb

J: Miss Danielle Mooney

T: David Thompson

in rear, raced slightly wide home turn, pushed along and ridden from 3f out, beaten from 2f out

50/1

8th

13

(6)

6th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

14:25 Ayr

Mr Sundowner

8st 9lb

J: Graham Lee

T: David Thompson

dwelt start, in rear, ridden 3f out, outpaced 2f out, never dangerous

50/1

Form: 004779 D BF

Last run: 216 days

W: 8st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Won first time out as a 3yo and back from a break last summer, so no concerns about his ability to go well fresh; he's regressive, though, and has far more poor efforts than good to his name round here.

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10th

9

(9)

7th Mar 2023

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

19:30 Southwell (AW)

The Game Of Life

9st 2lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Michael Herrington

No win since the summer of 2020 (Chelmsford) but he is reasonably adaptable in terms of trip (7f-1m); didn't see much daylight when finishing down the field at Newcastle latest (7f; behind Galton; second run back from wind surgery); isn't a forlorn hope.

20/1

8th

12

(5)

22nd Feb 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

17:05 Newcastle (AW)

The Game Of Life

9st 2lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Michael Herrington

Nothing like as good as he was; offered a bit more from a wide stall back from wind surgery last time but that was on Polytrack and he doesn't have a good record on Tapeta; Thaayer looks his yard's most interesting runner.

14/1

5th

13

(15)

16th Feb 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:00 Chelmsford (AW)

The Game Of Life

9st 2lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Michael Herrington

held up in rear

16/1

14 (2)
Cammy

Form: 700673

Last run: 21 days

W: 8st 5lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Maiden who regressed for Phil Kirby; turned in his best effort to date for this yard over C&D three weeks ago but is far from certain to back it up.

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8th

9

(3)

13th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

16:58 Newcastle (AW)

Cammy

9st 0lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Jason Ward

Maiden; one of his better efforts when finishing third over 1m on this track in late 2021 but he missed all of 2022 and 2023 and hasn't done enough in two runs this year to fancy now back at 7f.

50/1

8th

8

(2)

10th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

19:45 Newcastle (AW)

Cammy

8st 11lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Jason Ward

visibility reduced by fog, dwelt start, took keen hold, in rear throughout

33/1

0

2

(4)

16th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

16:25 Newcastle (AW)

Cammy

9st 2lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Jason Ward

Ten-race maiden; absent since finishing third over C&D (Class 6, 80-1) in October 2021; difficult to know what to expect on first start for Jason Ward.

40/1

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Straight Forecast £168.90
Tricast £1067.20
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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Vintage Polly

Telegraph:

Tefnut

POSTDATA:

Iron Sheriff

Daily Mail:

Zealous

The Times:

Debated

Daily Mirror:

Tefnut

Daily Record:

Tefnut

Daily Express:

Iron Sheriff

RP Ratings:

Vintage Polly

The Guardian:

Vintage Polly

The Star:

Vintage Polly

The Sun:

Zealous