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17:00 Kempton (AW)

Standard To Slow

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  • 1m 3f 219y
  • Class 5
  • 11 runners
  • Win time: 2m 35s
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Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Showers

12/1 (Won)

  • Win: £8.50
  • Place: £2.60

Form: 767314

Last run: 28 days

W: 8st 8lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Improver to begin with in handicaps, beating 15 rivals at Yarmouth in October, and the way she plugged on in female amateur riders' race at Nottingham four weeks ago gives real hope for this step up in trip; cheekpieces quickly discarded.

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4th

8

(5)

22nd Dec 2021

Standard To Slow

1m 4f 14y

Class 6

16:30 Southwell (AW)

Meadow Sprite

9st 4lb

J: Marco Ghiani

T: Hughie Morrison

Has won two of her last three starts including a game success at Kempton (1m4f, Polytrack) three weeks ago; the third and fourth from that race have won since and she remains unexposed over middle distances, so a 3lb rise may not be enough to prevent her following up.

7/2

1st

13

(2)

1st Dec 2021

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 5

17:00 Kempton (AW)

Meadow Sprite

8st 8lb

J: Marco Ghiani

T: Hughie Morrison

Improver to begin with in handicaps, beating 15 rivals at Yarmouth in October, and the way she plugged on in female amateur riders' race at Nottingham four weeks ago gives real hope for this step up in trip; cheekpieces quickly discarded.

12/1

4th

16

(6)

3rd Nov 2021

Soft

1m 2f 50y

Class 5

16:10 Nottingham

Meadow Sprite

8st 13lb

J: Miss Sophie Smith

T: Hughie Morrison

Lightly raced filly who opened her account in 16-runner handicap at Yarmouth (1m2f, good to soft) last month; up in grade here but open to further improvement if aided by the first-time cheekpieces; shortlisted.

7/1

12/1

  • Place: £2.60

Form: 306454 D BF

Last run: 43 days

W: 9st 4lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Losing run of 22; gives it good shot on AW more often than not and would have finished a tad closer here latest but for being intimidated by rival (joint-favourite); place prospect.

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6th

8

26th Aug 2023

Soft

2m 1f 46y

Class 5

17:06 Cartmel

Torbellino

10st 7lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Karen Jewell

Has won three on the Flat at up to 1m4f (ice at St Moritz, good to firm, AW): poor form in handicaps on last two hurdles starts; others appeal more.

33/1

8th

7

30th Jul 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 168y

Class 5

16:55 Uttoxeter

Torbellino

10st 8lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Karen Jewell

Flat form has dipped the last twice; showed some ability over hurdles two seasons ago but somewhat regressed in two handicaps and has something to prove.

16/1

6th

4

(7)

3rd Jul 2023

Good To Firm

1m 3f 99y

Class 5

19:15 Windsor

Torbellino

9st 8lb

J: Cieren Fallon

T: Karen Jewell

dwelt start

16/1

50/1

  • Place: £7.40

Form: 230997

Last run: 94 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Capable of RPR in mid-high 70s but hasn't fired of late and stamina seemingly gave out sole run over this far on the Flat in January; had wind surgery since running over hurdles in September.

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6

(3)

19th Jun 2023

Standard

1m 7f 169y

Class 6

14:00 Lingfield (AW)

Stormbomber

9st 5lb

J: David Egan

T: Michael Madgwick

Course winner (1m4f) who has only been seen twice since the end of 2021; should be all the better for his return from another lengthy absence over hurdles last month, but attemps beyond 1m4f for the first time on the Flat so has enough to prove.

10/1

3rd

6

18th May 2023

Good

2m 1f 162y

Class 4

16:50 Fontwell

Stormbomber

11st 1lb

J: Harry Kimber

T: Michael Madgwick

towards rear, headway after 4th, pushed along home turn, in touch with leaders when kept on before 2 out, mistake last, soon weakened

40/1

6

30th Sep 2022

Good

2m 1f 162y

Class 4

14:50 Fontwell

Stormbomber

11st 0lb

J: Marc Goldstein

T: Michael Madgwick

Ended 2021 with 1m4f AW win (RPR 66) but returned from layoff with heavy defeat in that sphere nine days ago, and his two previous attempts at hurdling did not go well.

50/1

Form: 225716 D

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Polytrack hat-trick to sign off 2020 and ended his time with Simon Dow on a high in May; bought for 12,000gns in August; pleasing return to action here three weeks ago, with little room to manoeuvre when it mattered; do better in returning cheekpieces.

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4th

5

(6)

21st Apr 2022

Standard

1m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:37 Chelmsford (AW)

Beat The Breeze

9st 2lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: Jean-Rene Auvray

3rd

3

(7)

22nd Jan 2022

Standard

2m 0f 120y

Class 5

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Beat The Breeze

9st 9lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Alice Haynes

Justified favouritism at Southwell (1m6f) last month and he's held his form well in three runs on Polytrack (2m) and Tapeta (1m6f) since; made a bold bid when a close fourth back at Southwell last time and he should give it another good shot back up in trip; new headgear.

5/2

4th

4

(1)

11th Jan 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 6f 21y

Class 5

16:50 Southwell (AW)

Beat The Breeze

9st 12lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Alice Haynes

Justified favouritism over C&D last month and he has turned in two very creditable efforts in defeat since; edging up the weights but the return to this venue can help and he should make another bold bid.

9/2

Form: 906-61

Last run: 25 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Turf winner for Ed Vaughan last year (11.4f) but just about a personal best when striking on AW second start for new yard/back from over a year off at Chelmsford last month (1m2f); this is tougher but could still have more to offer; up 4lb.

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9th

2

(2)

19th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

14:17 Lingfield (AW)

Forge Valley Lad

9st 9lb

J: Jamie Spencer

T: David Simcock

in touch with leaders, midfield after 3f

9/2

6th

4

(5)

1st Feb 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 4

20:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Forge Valley Lad

9st 4lb

J: Luke Morris

T: David Simcock

Running back into form this winter, latterly beaten just 2l into fourth at Lingfield 12 days ago (1m4f); C&D winner on his only visit to Chelmsford; in the shake-up.

14/1

4th

1

(11)

20th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

Class 4

13:25 Lingfield (AW)

Forge Valley Lad

9st 11lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: David Simcock

towards rear

12/1

OUR TIP

Form: 21-508

Last run: 52 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Not easy to assess what kind of form he's in; Fibresand, rather than stamina giving out, may have been to blame for heavy defeat over this far last year; others much safer; cheekpieces still absent.

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11th

11

(3)

21st Sep 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 4

19:15 Kempton (AW)

Kodiac Harbour

9st 0lb

J: Charlie Bennett

T: Robyn Brisland

towards rear of midfield, weakened over 2f out

12/1

8th

2

(4)

26th Jan 2022

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

13:30 Lingfield (AW)

Kodiac Harbour

9st 10lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: Robyn Brisland

Goes well here where he is a dual 1m winner and has been placed five times over C&D (two of those from his last three starts); 1lb drop should ensure that he is thereabouts again.

4/1

3rd

2

(1)

8th Jan 2022

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

15:30 Lingfield (AW)

Kodiac Harbour

10st 12lb

Record here is 1822215029; looked to be on the way back when beaten half a length over C&D on penultimate start but was a disappointing favourite back here five days ago; is 2lb below last winning mark and could easily bounce back; stable also runs Trooper Cooper.

5/1

11/2

Form: -42521

Last run: 216 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Dominated rivals from early stage under Oisin Murphy at Chelmsford in April (1m2f), stepping up markedly on anything he'd done before; this isn't oversubscribed with pace but doubts about him returning in the same form up 9lb; longer trip fine.

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3rd

3

(7)

12th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 3f 23y

Class 6

19:00 Southwell (AW)

The Bay Warrior

9st 10lb

J: Robert Havlin

T: Mark Usher

All four wins on Polytrack, but he handles Tapeta and was only beaten half a length into second of 14 over C&D 12 days ago; due to go up 2lb for that and should make his presence felt again.

4/1

Form: 844295 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Four wins in 2019, but nothing since; went mighty close over C&D in September; they weren't going hard enough for him at Wolverhampton last time and big mid-race move didn't entirely pay off (finished just behind Hashtagmetoo); others stronger for the win.

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8th

6

(1)

14th Mar 2022

Standard

2m 0f 120y

Class 5

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Blue Medici

9st 10lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: Mark Loughnane

Course winner (1m4f) who was beaten less than 2l when fourth of seven at Kempton (1m4f, Polytrack) in January; that form has worked out well, but he hasn't totally convinced with his stamina over 1m6f so not hard to have reservations over this new trip.

7/2

4th

2

(3)

8th Jan 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 6

18:15 Kempton (AW)

Blue Medici

10st 10lb

All four wins in 2019, at 1m2f-1m4f; has run two of his better races over C&D, such as when touched off in September, but was a long way from repeating it on latest visit here last month; not dismissed even so.

5/1

8th

2

(6)

1st Dec 2021

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 5

17:00 Kempton (AW)

Blue Medici

9st 10lb

J: Elisha Whittington

T: Mark Loughnane

Four wins in 2019, but nothing since; went mighty close over C&D in September; they weren't going hard enough for him at Wolverhampton last time and big mid-race move didn't entirely pay off (finished just behind Hashtagmetoo); others stronger for the win.

14/1

Form: 344261 D

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Market, as well as previous efforts, suggested he'd relish stepping up to 1m4f and did it nicely at Lingfield last month (3yo race); this longer straight promises to suit and 6lb rise could have been worse.

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3rd

6

(6)

25th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

1m 3f 197y

Class 5

18:30 Doncaster

Wow William

9st 4lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Sir Mark Todd

held up in behind leaders, shaken up over 2f out, ridden and chased winner inside final furlong, soon edged left, kept on

7/2

1st

1

(4)

11th Jun 2022

Good

1m 3f 179y

Class 6

18:45 Leicester

Wow William

9st 10lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Sir Mark Todd

disputing second, lost position and in touch with leaders 8f out, pushed along and headway 3f out, ridden and every chance 2f out, led inside final furlong, kept on

6/1

5th

4

(8)

14th May 2022

Good

1m 3f 197y

Class 5

17:33 Doncaster

Wow William

9st 9lb

J: Luke Catton

T: Sir Mark Todd

Form: 313324 BF

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Pair of small-field wins at Bath this year and is holding form well; they didn't go quick enough for her at Wolverhampton 18 days ago but can play a part if this pans out better.

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5th

2

(12)

31st Mar 2024

Standard

1m 3f 23y

Class 6

13:30 Southwell (AW)

Hashtagmetoo

9st 10lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Jamie Osborne

Both wins last year came at Wolverhampton (1m4f, Tapeta) and runner-up there in January on her latest start; each-way claims on that but has a little more to prove at Southwell.

12/1

2nd

2

(6)

20th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 6

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Hashtagmetoo

9st 12lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Jamie Osborne

Below par elsewhere the last twice; has a consistent record at Wolverhampton and scored off just 2lb lower on most recent visit (October); shortlisted.

4/1

Form: 425911

Last run: 174 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

2-2 for Sean Curran, gaining narrow wins at Bath and in amateur riders' race at Newbury (1m/1m2f); did well to win last time as saddle slipped closing stages; worth another go over this far and James Doyle is 3-6 for the yard last five years; market useful following break.

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6th

2

(2)

28th Nov 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 6

14:15 Kempton (AW)

Ruby Red Empress

9st 13lb

J: Adam Kirby

T: Sean Curran

Three-time winner last year, but out of the frame in four outings this term including when beaten a long way on her return from 173 days off at Newbury (1m4f, heavy) last month; 1lb below her last winning mark, though, so may be worth keeping an eye on.

7/1

14th

6

(13)

22nd Oct 2022

Good To Soft

1m 4f 0y

Class 5

16:50 Newbury

Ruby Red Empress

10st 12lb

J: Mr Oliver Puffett

T: Sean Curran

held up in rear, raced extremely wide on turn 5f out, pushed along 4f out, soon struggling, got behind from 2f out

20/1

6th

5

(8)

2nd May 2022

Good To Firm

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

17:10 Windsor

Ruby Red Empress

9st 7lb

J: James Doyle

T: Sean Curran

Form: 538505

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Back-to-back wins at Lingfield this time last year and finished off quite well to be beaten less than 3l here latest; Beat The Breeze looks the one to take out of that contest, though; tongue-tie added to blinkers.

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4th

1

(2)

14th Jan 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

Class 5

13:10 Lingfield (AW)

Lady Pendragon

9st 10lb

J: Jacob Clark

T: Martin Smith

Two course wins (1m2f) in late 2020; ended 2021 with two good runs, notably a close second over C&D last month (front pair 12l clear of the third); runs off the same mark here and should be in the mix once again.

7/2

2nd

3

(3)

15th Dec 2021

Standard

1m 4f 0y

Class 5

15:25 Lingfield (AW)

Lady Pendragon

9st 8lb

J: Jacob Clark

T: Martin Smith

Back-to-back wins here last year, including on this card, and finished off quite well to be beaten less than 3l at Kempton five weeks ago (race has thrown up winners); involved; tongue-tie added to blinkers.

5/2

6

(8)

1st Dec 2021

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 5

17:00 Kempton (AW)

Lady Pendragon

9st 8lb

J: James Doyle

T: Martin Smith

Back-to-back wins at Lingfield this time last year and finished off quite well to be beaten less than 3l here latest; Beat The Breeze looks the one to take out of that contest, though; tongue-tie added to blinkers.

16/1

Form: 512258

Last run: 51 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Beat two rivals at Chelmsford in June but went off the boil for Amanda Perrett and this may not be enough of a test starting out for yard among the winners (bought for 12,000gns); no headgear.

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5th

1

(1)

23rd Jan 2024

Standard

1m 6f 21y

Class 6

20:30 Southwell (AW)

Eagle One

9st 12lb

J: Liam Keniry

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Finished a neck in front of Polar Princess over 1m3f here last month; races off the same mark and holds each-way claims once more.

6/1

2nd

3

(11)

21st Dec 2023

Standard

1m 3f 23y

Class 6

17:45 Southwell (AW)

Eagle One

9st 10lb

J: Liam Keniry

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

midfield, smooth headway 3f out, outpaced 2f out, stayed on and went second final strides

7/1

11th

6

(11)

6th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 5

16:25 Wolverhampton (AW)

Eagle One

9st 10lb

J: Liam Keniry

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

soon towards rear of midfield on outer, weakened from over 2f out

14/1

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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Wow William

LAMBOURN:

The Bay Warrior

POSTDATA:

Blue Medici

Daily Express:

Meadow Sprite

The Star:

Forge Valley Lad

RP Ratings:

Torbellino

The Times:

Wow William

Telegraph:

Wow William

Daily Mail:

Wow William

The Sun:

Wow William

Daily Record:

Wow William

The Guardian:

The Bay Warrior

Daily Mirror:

Blue Medici