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12:20 Wolverhampton (AW)

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  • Prize money: £2970
  • 1m 1f 104y
  • Class 6
  • 10 runners
  • Win time: 1m 58s
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Runners: 11 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Showers

15/2 (Won)

  • Win: £3.50
  • Place: £1.50

Form: 07876-

Last run: 110 days

W: 9st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Had just six starts (one in bumper) and kept on quite nicely on AW debut at Kempton when last seen (1m3f); definite claims if not tapped for toe.

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3rd

4

(4)

27th Dec 2022

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 4

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Almufeed

9st 12lb

J: Adam Kirby

T: Sean Curran

Completed an AW four-timer early this year; not in the same form in three runs since but conditions won't be an issue (2-2 over C&D) and Adam Kirby takes over today; the betting should provide clues.

8/1

2

(8)

7th Nov 2022

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 4

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Almufeed

10st 0lb

J: Grace McEntee

T: Sean Curran

Completed an AW four-timer early this year; not in the same form in three runs since, dropping just 2lb; 2-2 over C&D but he's on a stiffer mark now and possibly a shade too high in the weights.

12/1

8th

7

(3)

31st Oct 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 2

16:45 Kempton (AW)

Almufeed

8st 8lb

J: Grace McEntee

T: Sean Curran

Reeled off a four-timer early in the year (two over C&D); may have needed his recent return from a 223-day absence and he's one to take seriously.

10/1

7/1

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 74347- CD BF

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Sole win from 27 starts came over C&D last February; close seventh in blanket finish here on Boxing Day (favourite); place prospects.

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9th

9

(2)

17th Aug 2022

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 5

15:25 Wolverhampton (AW)

Broken Rifle

9st 1lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Harriet Bethell

held up in rear, ridden and no impression from over 2f out

12/1

4th

7

(3)

28th Mar 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 42y

Class 4

17:30 Newcastle (AW)

Broken Rifle

8st 2lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Harriet Bethell

Reliable 5yo who has form figures of 23313 on Tapeta in his last five runs; couldn't land a serious blow when third over C&D last time but the steady pace looked against him and he has possibilities if this sets up for his closing style.

7/1

3rd

6

(6)

16th Mar 2022

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 4

17:45 Newcastle (AW)

Broken Rifle

8st 5lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Harriet Bethell

Reliable yardstick who broke losing run of just over a year when winning over C&D last time; 2lb rise for that less of an issue that going up a fair way in grade.

4/1

OUR TIP

14/1

  • Place: £10.40

Form: 59120- D

Last run: 67 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Claimed for £8,000 last October (ex David O'Meara) but hasn't fired for new yard, over C&D then hurdling; did too much too soon when sent off 7-2 in selling handicap hurdle on Boxing Day; rather watch; goes with just a tongue-tie this time.

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4th

4

(4)

14th Mar 2024

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1m 3f 23y

Class 6

18:45 Southwell (AW)

Trusty Scout

9st 8lb

J: Lewis Edmunds

T: Derek Shaw

took keen hold, held up in rear

9/2

2nd

3

(6)

27th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 3f 23y

Class 6

19:30 Southwell (AW)

Trusty Scout

9st 8lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Derek Shaw

Won at Kempton (1m4f) in November; largely consistent since, creditable third over C&D most recently; solid claims off unaltered mark.

6/1

3rd

5

15th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 3f 23y

Class 6

16:53 Southwell (AW)

Trusty Scout

9st 8lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Derek Shaw

1m4f Tapeta winner; 5lb higher than when last winning at Kempton (1m4f, Polytrack) last November; has been competitive in most starts since, including when second over C&D on his penultimate start; player.

3/1

33/1

Form: 50668-

Last run: 143 days

W: 8st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

0-44 since arriving in Britain and he'll do well to take this off a 143-day break; cheekpieces chosen.

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10th

12

(1)

19th Mar 2022

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

16:55 Wolverhampton (AW)

New Look

8st 12lb

J: Josephine Gordon

T: Lisa Williamson

Several frame finishes in the last couple of years, including around here, but not shown much for a while now; record of 1-54 (0-35 on the AW) says plenty.

33/1

8th

9

(3)

26th Feb 2022

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

19:45 Wolverhampton (AW)

New Look

8st 7lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Lisa Williamson

Poor strike-rate and not found his very best form so far this winter; others safer.

33/1

9th

12

(10)

7th Feb 2022

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

New Look

8st 7lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Lisa Williamson

Sole win came in 2018 when trained in France; needs to improve on recent form if he's to finally double his tally.

25/1

Form: 59806-

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Maiden but best run for some time over C&D on Boxing Day (second start for new yard) and would have gone even closer if not stopped in her run at a crucial time; could be the answer.

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3rd

3

(10)

27th Apr 2024

Soft

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

16:20 Leicester

City Escape

9st 5lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Mark Loughnane

Dual 1m2f winner on slow ground at Ffos Las last summer, latterly off mark 2lb higher than today's, but returned from short break with three underwhelming runs in February/March, the most recent when back on slow turf.

10/1

9/2

Form: 07032- CD

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

Can lead and this doesn't look oversubscribed with front-runners; his turn is seemingly nearing, having gone well in amateur riders' races at Chelmsford and over C&D last month.

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8th

11

(5)

17th Oct 2022

Good

1m 3f 99y

Class 6

13:20 Windsor

The Game Is On

10st 6lb

J: Mr Guy Mitchell

T: George Baker

prominent, briefly led 5f out, pushed along 4f out, hung left and ridden over 3f out, soon lost ground, weakened over 1f out (jockey said gelding hung left-handed)

14/1

10th

5

(10)

6th Oct 2022

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

19:30 Chelmsford (AW)

The Game Is On

9st 7lb

J: Pat Cosgrave

T: George Baker

bumped rival start, towards rear on outer, pushed along from 3f out, ridden and no extra from over 1f out, never dangerous

5/2

12th

11

(3)

28th Aug 2022

Good To Soft

1m 1f 11y

Class 5

16:45 Goodwood

The Game Is On

10st 0lb

J: Mr Guy Mitchell

T: George Baker

always towards rear, behind over 2f out

14/1

Form: 6/65-

Last run: 154 days

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Cost $110,000 as a yearling but only minor promise in novice company at about 1m; no surprise if much more competitive in this low-grade handicap up in trip (shapes as if will suit).

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7th

9

(10)

5th Jan 2022

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

12:20 Wolverhampton (AW)

Qr Passion

9st 4lb

J: Stevie Donohoe

T: David Simcock

Cost $110,000 as a yearling but only minor promise in novice company at about 1m; no surprise if much more competitive in this low-grade handicap up in trip (shapes as if will suit).

7/1

11/2

Form: 16702-

Last run: 44 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

Five of top six RPRs have come at Chelmsford and he was seen to good effect when runner-up there last time; others may be more at home on Tapeta.

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2

(1)

14th Aug 2022

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

16:55 Chelmsford (AW)

Bonnie Lad

9st 9lb

J: Tyler Heard

T: Alexandra Dunn

midfield, ridden and dropped to last 3f out, soon lost touch, pulled up 1f out, dismounted, finished lame

10/1

5th

7

(5)

20th Jul 2022

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

14:10 Lingfield (AW)

Bonnie Lad

8st 8lb

J: Aidan Keeley

T: Alexandra Dunn

midfield, ridden and outpaced over 2f out, weakened over 1f out

20/1

10th

4

(9)

6th Jul 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

Class 6

13:30 Lingfield (AW)

Bonnie Lad

9st 11lb

J: Tyler Heard

T: Alexandra Dunn

prominent, pushed along 4f out, pushed along over 2f out, ridden and weakened over 1f out

16/1

10/1

Form: 15723- CD

Last run: 256 days

W: 9st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Quirky but has won a couple, including over C&D; he'll need to return from a 256-day break in peak form if he's to defy this mark.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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4th

2

(1)

23rd Jun 2022

Good To Firm

1m 3f 179y

Class 6

17:45 Leicester

Pilot Wings

9st 8lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Tony Carroll

took keen hold, held up in rear, switched left and on outer from 3f out, shaken up and some headway over 2f out, ridden and no extra inside final furlong

10/1

6th

2

(10)

2nd Jun 2022

Soft

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

14:10 Leicester

Pilot Wings

9st 13lb

J: Adam Kirby

T: Tony Carroll

close up on outer, led home turn, pushed along under 3f out, faced challenge and ridden 2f out, headed over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong

6/1

7th

1

(9)

23rd May 2022

Good To Firm

1m 3f 99y

Class 6

20:15 Windsor

Pilot Wings

9st 10lb

J: Jason Watson

T: Tony Carroll

10/1

14/1

Form: 40004-

Last run: 25 days

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Best effort for current yard last time, his second outing since wind surgery, but he was well positioned in that C&D contest and could manage only fourth (beaten 4l); more is needed; tongue-tie returns.

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10th

1

(6)

7th Jan 2022

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

15:20 Lingfield (AW)

Sir Taweel

10st 8lb

Winning miler on grass for his previous stable; not a bad run at Wolverhampton on his second start after wind surgery but was then tailed off there on Wednesday.

20/1

10th

10

(4)

5th Jan 2022

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

12:20 Wolverhampton (AW)

Sir Taweel

9st 4lb

J: Josephine Gordon

T: Neil King

Best effort for current yard last time, his second outing since wind surgery, but he was well positioned in that C&D contest and could manage only fourth (beaten 4l); more is needed; tongue-tie returns.

14/1

4th

7

(8)

11th Dec 2021

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

16:45 Wolverhampton (AW)

Sir Taweel

9st 3lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Neil King

On a competitive mark on his spring form but has struggled since, including at Lingfield recently when back on the Flat after a hurdling stint.

33/1

Form: 60809-

Last run: 32 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Ready win off 10lb higher final start for David Evans less than a year ago but has enough to prove, not least current form and stamina.

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5th

14

(15)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

Class 4

13:30 Lingfield (AW)

Its A Love Thing

9st 4lb

J: James Ryan

T: Sam England

Won on the AW (1m3f Kempton) and over hurdles since joining this yard; recent seconds over 1m4f and 1m, coming from well behind over the shorter trip last time; drawn wide but otherwise has plenty in his favour.

6/1

2nd

6

(6)

13th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 5

19:45 Newcastle (AW)

Its A Love Thing

9st 6lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Sam England

steadied start, held up in rear, still plenty to do 3f out, headway into midfield over 1f out, went fourth against near rail inside final furlong, kept on and went second inside final 110yds, nearest finish

5/1

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Selections

POSTDATA:

The Game Is On

RP Ratings:

Broken Rifle

SPOTLIGHT:

City Escape

NEWMARKET:

Qr Passion

LAMBOURN:

Bonnie Lad

The Star:

Pilot Wings

Daily Mirror:

City Escape

Daily Mail:

Broken Rifle

Daily Express:

Broken Rifle

The Times:

The Game Is On

Telegraph:

The Game Is On

The Guardian:

The Game Is On

The Sun:

The Game Is On

Daily Record:

The Game Is On