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19:45 Newcastle (AW)

Standard To Slow

MansionBet Beaten By A Head Apprentice Handicap

  • Prize money: £3510
  • 1m 0f 5y
  • Class 5
  • 9 runners
  • Win time: 1m 40s
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MansionBet Beaten By A Head Apprentice Handicap

Runners: 9 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Showers

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £9.00
  • Place: £2.30

Form: 245155 C

Last run: 11 days

W: 8st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Has form over 1m but all wins remain over 7f in Class 6 company, the most recent here three outings back; percentage call is to oppose in this scenario.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

8

(2)

25th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

15:20 Southwell (AW)

Abnaa

9st 6lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Antony Brittain

held up in rear, outpaced over 2f out

10/1

7th

7

(6)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

18:15 Newcastle (AW)

Abnaa

9st 5lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Antony Brittain

midfield

10/1

5th

2

(11)

8th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

15:55 Newcastle (AW)

Abnaa

9st 9lb

J: Andrew Breslin

T: Antony Brittain

All seven wins have been on Tapeta, including four over C&D; very well treated on his best form last winter but he's been out of sorts in last eight runs and needs a major revival back from four months off.

25/1

5/1

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 33-552 CD

Last run: 5 days

W: 8st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

The most recent of his five C&D wins came off 3lb higher in November; nearly made it number six here last Thursday, going down by only a neck; major player.

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0

8

(5)

1st Jan 2024

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 5

14:35 Newcastle (AW)

Broctune Red

9st 1lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Gillian Boanas

Six-time course winner who was a good third over C&D on his penultimate run and he had an excuse when returned to 1m4f here last time; now drops back in trip and has possibilities if he gets a good pace and some luck.

12/1

8th

4

(5)

8th Dec 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 4f 98y

Class 5

15:10 Newcastle (AW)

Broctune Red

9st 11lb

J: Ryan Sexton

T: Gillian Boanas

Won in April and has mostly run respectably since; familiar face here, including with seven wins and nine seconds, but in a 68-race career he's only once (well beaten at 1m4f in 2019) been beyond 1m2f.

8/1

3rd

1

(10)

19th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

12:25 Newcastle (AW)

Broctune Red

9st 12lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Gillian Boanas

On an 11-race losing run but he's a seven-time course winner (1m/1m2f) who ran well when fourth over 1m here on Tuesday; might not be far away.

9/1

12/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 473-85 D

Last run: 25 days

W: 8st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Has developed a tendency to start slowly and lacks consistency to boot; however, has a good chance off current mark provided things go right and he's on song.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

13th

11

(9)

15th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:15 Dundalk (AW)

Bronze River

8st 12lb

J: Keithen Kennedy

T: John C McConnell

midfield

20/1

9th

12

(17)

8th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Bronze River

9st 0lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

7f winner here last winter but struggling for form, particularly for his new yard and only beat one home last week.

20/1

13th

10

(1)

1st Dec 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Bronze River

9st 0lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: John C McConnell

Completely out of form of late including over C&D last week; makes no appeal.

50/1

Form: 609-43

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

Back in better form with respectable efforts over 1m at Lingfield and Southwell this year; having edged back down the weights he's now 4lb below last winning mark; respected.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

3

(2)

10th Aug 2022

Good To Firm

1m 1f 201y

Class 5

16:00 Salisbury

Shuv HPenny King

9st 10lb

J: Robert Havlin

T: William Muir & Chris Grassick

always towards rear, tailed off

6/1

3rd

3

(2)

15th Jul 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

17:05 Newbury

Shuv HPenny King

9st 7lb

J: Oliver Timms

T: William Muir & Chris Grassick

awkward start, raced in last, pushed along halfway, edged left and outpaced over 2f out, beaten 1f out

7/2

6th

4

(7)

1st Jul 2022

Good To Soft

0m 6f 212y

Class 5

20:40 Haydock

Shuv HPenny King

9st 8lb

J: Cieren Fallon

T: William Muir & Chris Grassick

towards rear, pushed along over 2f out, ridden and chased leaders over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong

100/30

Form: 374-54

Last run: 4 days

W: 8st 4lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Still a maiden but arrives in decent form, having gone well in two starts since returning from a layoff, latest at Southwell on Friday; not without a chance.

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5th

9

(5)

15th Feb 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 5

19:45 Newcastle (AW)

Morjhana

8st 4lb

J: Callum Hutchinson

T: Richard Fahey

Still a maiden but arrives in decent form, having gone well in two starts since returning from a layoff, latest at Southwell on Friday; not without a chance.

4/1

4th

8

(4)

11th Feb 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

15:20 Southwell (AW)

Morjhana

8st 12lb

J: Connor Murtagh

T: Richard Fahey

11-race maiden who hasn't progressed from her 2yo promise; not beaten far into fifth at Wolverhampton a fortnight ago (after 109 days off) but others look stronger today.

20/1

5th

4

(2)

28th Jan 2022

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

18:45 Wolverhampton (AW)

Morjhana

9st 7lb

J: Connor Murtagh

T: Richard Fahey

Ten-race maiden; having first run since fair fourth on turf (1m1f) in October; ran well here as a 2yo and return to Tapeta could see her involved.

13/2

OUR TIP

Form: 7324-4 CD

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Successful three times last winter, including twice over C&D; some respectable efforts this winter, most recently fourth at Southwell; again shouldn't be far away.

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6th

2

(6)

19th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

12:25 Newcastle (AW)

Jewel Maker

9st 11lb

J: Jack Garritty

T: Tim Easterby

His form can be up and down but he won at Redcar in August and was back on the scoresheet over this C&D 12 days ago; it was a blanket finish last time but he's just 2lb higher today and could be bang there once more.

7/2

1st

4

(8)

7th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

16:05 Newcastle (AW)

Jewel Maker

9st 9lb

J: Jack Garritty

T: Tim Easterby

towards rear, smooth headway from over 2f out, challenging inside final furlong, led towards finish

7/1

1

23rd Oct 2023

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

16:35 Wolverhampton (AW)

Jewel Maker

10st 0lb

T: Tim Easterby

Form: 223-32

Last run: 10 days

W: 8st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Largely consistent over middle distances for current stable, including two placed efforts at Lingfield (1m2f) this year; in good form but has not raced over 1m since 2019.

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1st

5

(6)

21st Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 14y

Class 5

16:55 Southwell (AW)

Militry Decoration

9st 11lb

J: Jack Enright

T: Camilla Poulton

dwelt start, held up in rear, headway and switched left under 2f out, kept on well to lead towards finish, did well in the circumstances

8/1

5th

1

(5)

14th Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 5

20:00 Kempton (AW)

Militry Decoration

9st 12lb

J: Jack Enright

T: Camilla Poulton

Well handicapped on his best form last winter but he's been out of sorts at big prices in his last two starts; may have needed the run here on his return last month but last win was at 1m6f and he has something to prove back at this trip.

8/1

7th

5

(8)

24th Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 7f 218y

Class 5

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Militry Decoration

9st 9lb

J: Hector Crouch

T: Camilla Poulton

Largely reliable sort but he wasn't seen again in 2023 after coming in last of 14 in 1m6f Nottingham handicap in September; he needs to hit the ground running after a layoff.

12/1

Form: 01335- CD

Last run: 185 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Not disgraced over hurdles in the autumn when last seen; has some respectable Flat form, including C&D win, but market may prove best guide on return from break.

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3rd

1

(3)

16th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

17:30 Newcastle (AW)

We Still Believe

9st 9lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Daragh Bourke

Dual C&D winner who finished behind Scarriff here early last week, when pulling hard and cracking late; there's not much wiggle room off this mark (4lb higher than when last successful) but he's capable if more amenable.

7/2

4th

7

(5)

8th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

14:20 Newcastle (AW)

We Still Believe

9st 5lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Daragh Bourke

Three-time course winner, the latest over C&D last September, and following a stint over hurdles he was runner-up over C&D last month, behind one who has followed up; retains same mark as last time; solid claims.

6/1

2nd

4

(4)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

17:00 Newcastle (AW)

We Still Believe

9st 8lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Daragh Bourke

Inclined to pull hard over hurdles this year and hasn't been seeing it out on soft ground; should be happier back on the AW, minus the visor, and has fair claims of adding to his two C&D wins (latterly off 4lb lower last autumn).

5/1

Form: 35-214 D BF

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Below form at Kempton ten days ago when bidding to follow up his Southwell win; not always straightforward but may benefit from tonight's first-time headgear.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

7

(4)

26th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 5

17:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Dark Company

9st 11lb

J: Miss Ella Fryer

T: Mark Loughnane

Clearcut winner at Lingfield (1m2f, good to firm) for Charlie Johnston last summer, but he's not finished closer than fourth in ten runs for his current yard since; has plenty to prove and he needs a major upturn in form.

20/1

8th

9

(5)

9th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

17:15 Chelmsford (AW)

Dark Company

10st 10lb

J: Miss Tilly Evans

T: Mark Loughnane

6lb lower than when successful at Lingfield (1m2f, good to firm) last summer, but not prolific (3-40) and finished a long way behind Reverberation over C&D in December; others preferred.

25/1

6th

9

(4)

29th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

16:50 Wolverhampton (AW)

Dark Company

9st 6lb

J: Tyler Heard

T: Mark Loughnane

Two wins off higher marks for previous yard; 0-8 for current stable; ran encouragingly here on Boxing Day but failed to build on that effort last time.

16/1

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Payout
Exacta £339.00
Straight Forecast £350.10
Tricast £2111.80
Trifecta £2203.00

Selections

The Guardian:

Dark Company

Daily Mirror:

Broctune Red

The Times:

Morjhana

The Sun:

Bronze River

POSTDATA:

Abnaa

Daily Record:

Militry Decoration

Daily Mail:

Dark Company

The Star:

Broctune Red