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14:05 Ascot

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Betway Amateur Jockeys’ Handicap

  • Prize money: £2566.5
  • 0m 6f 20y
  • Class 6
  • 12 runners
  • Win time: 1m 13s
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Betway Amateur Jockeys’ Handicap

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Mostly sunny

14/1 (Won)

  • Win: £22.90
  • Place: £6.20

Form: 909960 D

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 11lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Thrown in on the form he was showing in the spring, including three wins at Newcastle; has gone right off the boil more recently though and the return to Class 6 company made no difference 20 days ago; visor now tried for the first time.

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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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9

15th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 4

14:52 Stratford

Royal Advice

10st 10lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Gary Hanmer

Four-time AW winner, most recently over 6f in Novemeber; badly out of form for new stable this spring, though, and stamina could be a big issue on today's hurdling debut; cheekpieces replaced visor.

9th

4

(2)

29th Apr 2022

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

13:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Royal Advice

9st 5lb

J: Silvestre De Sousa

T: Gary Hanmer

8th

10

(6)

5th Apr 2022

Soft

1m 0f 6y

Class 5

16:25 Pontefract

Royal Advice

8st 5lb

J: Jonny Peate

T: Gary Hanmer

Better on the AW, but has been well beaten over 6f on Tapeta on both starts for this yard which has been in fine form over jumps recently; first run at 1m; others stronger.

14/1

6/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 245582

Last run: 16 days

W: 10st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Hasn't looked entirely straightforward but conditions shouldn't be an issue and he was a creditable second to a well-treated opponent at Newcastle 16 days ago; has the ability to play a part.

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8th

2

(9)

13th Feb 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

13:50 Southwell (AW)

Strike Me A Pose

11st 0lb

J: Miss Brodie Hampson

T: Archie Watson

Wasn't winning out of turn when returning from a short break to score at Wolverhampton 12 days ago (6f) for Brodie Hampson, coming home nicely clear of Birdie Bowers; 6lb rise asks more of him but not discounted.

7/2

1st

2

(5)

1st Feb 2022

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

16:50 Wolverhampton (AW)

Strike Me A Pose

11st 0lb

J: Miss Brodie Hampson

T: Archie Watson

Expensive to follow in early runs last summer and is still a maiden but has found his level now and this mark is surely within range back from a couple of months off; is high on the shortlist.

4/1

2nd

12

(10)

25th Nov 2021

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

14:05 Ascot

Strike Me A Pose

10st 8lb

J: Miss Brodie Hampson

T: Archie Watson

Hasn't looked entirely straightforward but conditions shouldn't be an issue and he was a creditable second to a well-treated opponent at Newcastle 16 days ago; has the ability to play a part.

6/1

16/1

  • Place: £6.40

Form: 623248 CD

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 0lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Veteran with seven course wins to his name; 17 months since the last of them though and he was well beaten on his return to action at Kempton last month; this should be more suitable but minor money perhaps his best hope.

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3rd

5

(5)

3rd Oct 2022

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Steelriver

9st 6lb

J: Harrison Shaw

T: Michael Herrington

took keen hold, held up in midfield, ridden over 1f out, kept on well final 110yds, went third final strides

6/1

1st

5

(8)

13th Aug 2022

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

18:50 Wolverhampton (AW)

Steelriver

9st 7lb

J: Harrison Shaw

T: Michael Herrington

dwelt start, in rear, ridden and switched right over 1f out, headway and made strong challenge final 110yds, led towards finish

9/1

6th

7

(4)

8th Aug 2022

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

14:15 Wolverhampton (AW)

Steelriver

9st 2lb

J: P J McDonald

T: Michael Herrington

lost many lengths start, raced in last, raced wide and some headway home turn, pushed along 3f out, no extra home straight

10/1

Form: 630119 D BF

Last run: 23 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Burned a few fingers in her early runs for this yard but she made no mistake at Kempton last month (6f) and followed up over 7f one week later; not seen to best effect in her hat-trick bid at Lingfield last time but there is still some mileage in this mark.

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6th

1

(5)

28th Jan 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

18:00 Kempton (AW)

Queen Of Burgundy

9st 9lb

J: Frederick Larson

T: Michael Appleby

led

4/1

3rd

3

(6)

18th Jan 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

18:45 Southwell (AW)

Queen Of Burgundy

9st 11lb

J: Frederick Larson

T: Michael Appleby

took keen hold, pressed leader, lost position but prominent over 5f out

9/2

4th

5

(1)

9th Jan 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Queen Of Burgundy

9st 4lb

J: Frederick Larson

T: Michael Appleby

Productive 2022 campaign included five wins (7f-8.5f, turf/AW); close second in fillies' handicap at Southwell (1m; tongue-tie applied) on New Year's Day; leading player off same mark (likely to go up in weights once reassessed).

3/1

10/1

Form: 842126 D

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Has won over 6f but on heavy ground; this autumn's fair form, including a Ffos Las win, has come over further and it's likely he will need a very strong pace to come out on top; visored for the first time.

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6th

6

(9)

7th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Voltaic

9st 8lb

J: Molly Gunn

T: Tony Carroll

in rear

10/1

7th

1

(6)

26th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

15:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Voltaic

9st 9lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: Tony Carroll

Dual 8.5f winner here who's been running well over 6f lately, again coming home nicely from a wide stall at Southwell 11 days ago; in form and well handicapped, so has to enter calculations.

4/1

4th

7

(11)

15th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

20:30 Southwell (AW)

Voltaic

10st 12lb

J: Miss Sarah Bowen

T: Tony Carroll

Won a 1m handicap at Salisbury for Sarah Bowen off this mark in July; several creditable runs since, including back at 6f ten days ago, but he would appeal more over a bit further.

10/1

Form: 333155 D

Last run: 37 days

W: 10st 8lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Placed in her first three handicaps before getting off the mark in a maiden handicap at Yarmouth in August (6f, good to firm); not quite at the same level twice since but still relatively early days and she can't be ignored for an experienced amateur.

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3rd

8

(11)

19th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 215y

Class 6

13:35 Brighton

Heers Sadie

9st 5lb

J: Aidan Keeley

T: Julia Feilden

held up in rear, switched to near side over 3f out, switched left and headway over 1f out, kept on

8/1

2nd

7

(2)

18th Sep 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 210y

Class 6

16:45 Brighton

Heers Sadie

8st 13lb

J: Aidan Keeley

T: Julia Feilden

Returned to form with two C&D wins (both on good to firm; also has form on soft) in June/July, the latter off today's mark, but has not been at the same level lately and her tendency to race too freely is always a worry.

10/1

Form: 737643 D

Last run: 23 days

W: 10st 10lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Reliable at her level since joining this stable and she ran with credit at Lingfield earlier in the month when making her challenge against the far rail; good amateur booked but stall 13, and four previous unplaced Tapeta starts, temper enthusiasm.

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7th

7

(6)

3rd Apr 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

19:30 Kempton (AW)

Come On Girl

8st 4lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Michael Appleby

All five wins have been at 6f on Polytrack but last success was in August 2022; has finished placed off higher marks several times this year but her form has cooled in last two runs and she missed the break last time; now drops back into a Class 6 event but others are more solid.

14/1

8th

11

(3)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 1y

Class 5

15:45 Lingfield (AW)

Come On Girl

8st 6lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Michael Appleby

Four-time C&D winner; string of good runs since returning to action in December and no obvious reason why she wouldn't give another good account.

10/1

4th

4

(7)

9th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

19:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Come On Girl

9st 8lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Michael Appleby

towards rear on outer, raced wide home turn, headway over 1f out, no extra final furlong

7/2

Form: 416086

Last run: 16 days

W: 10st 12lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Looked promising at a modest level when seeing off 15 rivals at Redcar in June but that hasn't been a springboard to better things; ran a bit better than the numbers suggest at Newcastle last time (not well drawn) without suggesting a return to his best was imminent.

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12th

10

(8)

16th Jan 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

12:55 Southwell (AW)

Mabdaa

9st 3lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Antony Brittain

Opened his account in 7f handicap at Redcar last June (off 9lb higher) but has not repeated the form; visored last two starts but no headgear today; last nine starts have been over shorter trips.

20/1

11th

6

(14)

6th Jan 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

15:10 Newcastle (AW)

Mabdaa

9st 5lb

J: Graham Lee

T: Antony Brittain

Opened his account in 7f handicap at Redcar last June (off 7lb higher) but that hasn't been a springboard to better things; no match for Harvest Day here last time but it's too soon to rule out a better effort.

14/1

6th

3

(13)

14th Dec 2021

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

17:30 Newcastle (AW)

Mabdaa

9st 7lb

J: Angus Villiers

T: Antony Brittain

Opened his account in 7f handicap at Redcar in June (off 5lb higher); well below that form since, mostly on Tapeta; however, first-time headgear may prompt a revival.

12/1

14/1

Form: 896990 C

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 13lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Two AW wins around the turn of the year and he is now 4lb lower than for his 7f win here in January; has generally struggled since but capable of a revival and he is one to note for market confidence.

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5th

5

(5)

13th May 2023

Standard

0m 6f 1y

Class 5

16:10 Lingfield (AW)

Inaam

8st 13lb

J: Ethan Jones

T: John Butler

Winner of 12 AW races, three of them this year at 6f and 7f on this track; the weights favour Navy Drums on their C&D form in February (his most recent 6f run here) but the latter had the better run of the two by some way; continues in very good form and looks sure to go well.

11/2

3rd

12

(5)

26th Apr 2023

Standard

0m 7f 1y

Class 6

18:10 Lingfield (AW)

Inaam

9st 2lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: John Butler

He has been in good form all year, winning three times at this track (once over 6f and twice over this trip); went close again last time and he should find this being run to suit; still on a winnable mark.

8/1

3rd

8

(2)

25th Mar 2023

Standard

0m 7f 1y

Class 6

16:40 Lingfield (AW)

Inaam

9st 7lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: John Butler

towards rear

2/1

Form: 164490 D

Last run: 115 days

W: 10st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Made most when winning a 7f handicap at Newcastle in April off this mark; less good in five subsequent runs and sold for 2,000gns last month; rider has made a flying start to her career and a revival isn't out of the question on his first run for Fergal O'Brien.

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3rd

5

(3)

6th Jul 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

20:20 Kempton (AW)

Gigis Beach

9st 7lb

J: Silvestre De Sousa

T: Alice Haynes

prominent, ridden and led over 1f out, headed and lost two places when bit short of room inside final furlong, weakened inside final 110yds, just held third

11/2

4th

1

(1)

18th Jun 2022

Standard

0m 7f 1y

Class 6

18:20 Lingfield (AW)

Gigis Beach

9st 12lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Alice Haynes

pushed along early, midfield and in touch with leaders, ridden and disputing third when switched right over 1f out, kept on but held when short of room towards finish

2/1

1st

3

(10)

6th Jun 2022

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 6

15:03 Lingfield (AW)

Gigis Beach

9st 8lb

J: Thore Hammer Hansen

T: Alice Haynes

travelled strongly, chased leader, led going easily over 2f out, pushed along over 1f out, ridden inside final furlong, reduced lead inside final 110yds, always doing enough

8/1

Form: 514399 CD

Last run: 24 days

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Very easy winner of a Bath handicap on his reappearance in May; mixed record since but he did land a C&D handicap in August off just 2lb lower (good Topspeed figure); form has dipped the last twice but in stronger company; interesting contender back into a Class 6.

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11

(2)

6th Mar 2023

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Youllovemewheniwin

9st 2lb

J: Rose Dawes

T: Geoffrey Deacon

Some creditable efforts since November, including a close second at Lingfield (5f, Polytrack) in January, but he hasn't really fired in his last two starts; losing run is now up to 22 and he needs first-time blinkers to make a difference.

12/1

8th

11

(3)

28th Feb 2023

Standard

0m 4f 214y

Class 6

17:00 Southwell (AW)

Youllovemewheniwin

9st 2lb

J: George Bass

T: Geoffrey Deacon

in touch with leaders

8/1

5th

8

(1)

27th Jan 2023

Standard

0m 6f 1y

Class 6

13:15 Lingfield (AW)

Youllovemewheniwin

9st 2lb

J: George Bass

T: Geoffrey Deacon

No win since 2021 and 0-5 for current stable but performed encouragingly in classified races here the last twice, finishing fourth to Musaytir over 6f then close second over 5f the following day; firmly in calculations kept to this grade.

4/1

OUR TIP

Form: 336393

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Of serious interest on her summer form but her progress has stalled more recently; not beaten far in a Newcastle novice 17 days ago (first-time visor, retained) but that was a strange race and the form is questionable; wide draw back in a handicap and there are risks attached.

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9th

1

(11)

11th Feb 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Matamua

10st 2lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

Nicely-bred filly picked up for 10,000gns in December after going 0-10 for Simon and Ed Crisford; didn't set the world alight when tried in cheekpieces for a maiden on stable bow two weeks ago but entitled to come on from that and will be more comfortable now back in a handicap; follow leads.

12/1

9th

12

(1)

28th Jan 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

18:30 Dundalk (AW)

Matamua

9st 4lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

Now 0-10 and went off the boil towards the end of her time with the Crisfords; bought for 10,000GNS in December and cheekpieces tried on yard debut stepping back up in trip; best watched for now.

8/1

12th

3

(12)

25th Nov 2021

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

14:05 Ascot

Matamua

11st 0lb

J: Miss Becky Smith

T: Simon & Ed Crisford

Of serious interest on her summer form but her progress has stalled more recently; not beaten far in a Newcastle novice 17 days ago (first-time visor, retained) but that was a strange race and the form is questionable; wide draw back in a handicap and there are risks attached.

6/1

Form: 454850 C

Last run: 44 days

W: 11st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Started his campaign with 5f wins at Southwell and here; dropping back into Class 6 company will help but he is still to totally convince over this trip.

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7th

7

(10)

2nd Aug 2022

Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

16:45 Catterick

Dan De Light

9st 1lb

J: Sean Kirrane

T: Tim Easterby

in touch with leaders towards near side, pushed along and lost position halfway, held 1f out

12/1

10th

4

(8)

29th Jul 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 4f 214y

Class 6

18:30 Southwell (AW)

Dan De Light

9st 7lb

J: David Allan

T: Tim Easterby

pressed leaders, pushed along halfway, ridden over 1f out, weakened final furlong

16/1

8th

2

(9)

20th Jul 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

16:35 Southwell (AW)

Dan De Light

9st 9lb

J: Duran Fentiman

T: Tim Easterby

prominent, pushed along 3f out, ridden and weakened from 2f out

11/1

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Payout
Exacta £2306.00
Straight Forecast £1065.60
Tricast £25817.50
Trifecta £31801.00

Selections

The Times:

Strike Me A Pose

SPOTLIGHT:

Youllovemewheniwin

POSTDATA:

Voltaic

The Guardian:

Come On Girl

RP Ratings:

Queen Of Burgundy

Daily Mirror:

Youllovemewheniwin

The Star:

Strike Me A Pose

Daily Record:

Strike Me A Pose

The Sun:

Voltaic