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  • Prize money: £2970
  • 0m 6f 0y
  • Class 6
  • 9 runners
  • Win time: 1m 13s
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Runners: 10 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Partly cloudy

7/1 (Won)

  • Win: £8.50
  • Place: £2.00

Form: 02-431 D

Last run: 26 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Hold-up performer who got off the mark at the 21st attempt when justifying favouritism in a classified event at Lingfield (6f) last month; has 3lb rise to deal with back in a handicap but that was a cosy success last time and he's been consistent in his last four runs; in the mix.

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4

(8)

13th Sep 2022

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Million Reasons

9st 9lb

J: Pat Cosgrave

T: David Evans

Has already won three times this year, including over 6f on AW elsewhere and 7f here; options have improved since dropped to 5f and he came home strongly when winning at Bath in July; the likely strong pace here will be ideal; form chance.

7/1

2nd

1

(1)

7th Aug 2022

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

16:52 Leicester

Million Reasons

9st 11lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: David Evans

ducked right start, prominent, pushed along over 1f out, ridden inside final furlong, kept on but always held

7/2

4th

1

(7)

14th Jul 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

15:00 Chepstow

Million Reasons

10st 3lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: David Evans

held up in rear, switched right over 3f out, pushed along over 2f out, ridden and no impression over 1f out, bled from the nose

15/8

OUR TIP

7/2

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 76155-

Last run: 165 days

W: 9st 1lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Off the mark at the 12th attempt when landing a Chelmsford handicap (7f, Polytrack) last August but she didn't match that form in her final two runs for Mick Quinn; changed hands for 3,500gns and has something to prove back at 6f on return for new yard; first-time tongue-tie.

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10th

5

(8)

11th Mar 2022

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

17:45 Wolverhampton (AW)

Purple Power

9st 7lb

J: Ben Curtis

T: George Boughey

7f winner for Mick Quinn last summer; beaten favourite on both runs for new stable but she has shaped well on each occasion; drops into a 0-55 today and she's a solid candidate.

2/1

3rd

10

(3)

1st Mar 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

17:55 Newcastle (AW)

Purple Power

8st 10lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: George Boughey

Picked up for just 3,500gns from Mick Quinn and made a pleasing start for her new yard off this mark last Monday (6f); has done most of her racing over this trip and the extra furlong will suit; high on the shortlist.

3/1

2nd

6

(9)

21st Feb 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:30 Newcastle (AW)

Purple Power

9st 1lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: George Boughey

Off the mark at the 12th attempt when landing a Chelmsford handicap (7f, Polytrack) last August but she didn't match that form in her final two runs for Mick Quinn; changed hands for 3,500gns and has something to prove back at 6f on return for new yard; first-time tongue-tie.

7/2

9/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 080-93 CD

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Four-time C&D winner who is on a very dangerous mark and he showed signs of a revival when 80-1 third at Southwell (7f, Tapeta; hood added) last time; now drops back in trip/grade and is big player if he can build on that last run.

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11th

9

(8)

28th Mar 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

I Know How

9st 0lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Julie Camacho

Back in better form recently and regained the winning thread over C&D 12 days ago, taking Newcastle record to 5-16; back up 4lb but still looks favourably treated (has won off this mark); respected.

4/1

1st

2

(4)

16th Mar 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

19:45 Newcastle (AW)

I Know How

9st 6lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Julie Camacho

Four-time C&D winner, the latest of them last January off a 7lb higher mark; he has run creditably the last twice, no match for Million Reasons last month but perhaps not advantaged by his track position on that occasion; has the ability to give another good account.

7/2

3rd

4

(2)

21st Feb 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:30 Newcastle (AW)

I Know How

9st 7lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Julie Camacho

Four-time C&D winner who is on a very dangerous mark and he showed signs of a revival when 80-1 third at Southwell (7f, Tapeta; hood added) last time; now drops back in trip/grade and is big player if he can build on that last run.

9/1

Form: 03-521 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Went close at Southwell (7f) last month and she found more progress back at 6f when getting off the mark (ninth attempt) there 18 days ago; finished well to score with authority in that race and a 3lb rise for that success looks fair; big player.

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6th

11

(5)

17th Mar 2022

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

18:45 Southwell (AW)

Western Music

9st 2lb

J: Kevin Stott

T: David Barron

Goes well here and didn't really get the breaks when fourth in a 6f classified event on her latest visit, for which she was a shade of odds-on; stays 7f and needs respecting.

4/1

4th

9

(4)

10th Mar 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

15:30 Southwell (AW)

Western Music

9st 7lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: David Barron

Has run well in all three visits here and did it nicely when winning a 0-55 handicap over C&D early last month; may have gone even closer with a clear run when fourth of nine in a 0-60 at Newcastle last time (winner has gone in again since) and very much respected back at this level.

2/1

4th

10

(5)

21st Feb 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:30 Newcastle (AW)

Western Music

8st 12lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: David Barron

Went close at Southwell (7f) last month and she found more progress back at 6f when getting off the mark (ninth attempt) there 18 days ago; finished well to score with authority in that race and a 3lb rise for that success looks fair; big player.

9/2

Form: 35307- CD

Last run: 61 days

W: 8st 13lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

C&D winner who is well treated on his best form last year but he was quiet on Tapeta in final two runs in 2021; should get a decent tow into this race but he needs to rediscover some spark after a short break.

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8th

6

(1)

18th Mar 2022

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Paddy Power

9st 2lb

J: Connor Murtagh

T: Richard Fahey

Capable sprinter in better company than this in years gone by but runs at a modest level these days; is having first-ever run beyond 6f but he kept on quite well here last week and he could find life easier at 7f.

6/1

5th

8

(9)

11th Mar 2022

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

18:15 Wolverhampton (AW)

Paddy Power

9st 2lb

J: Connor Murtagh

T: Richard Fahey

Been much better than this in his day but slim pickings in late 2021 and never threatened on his return to action last month; will take advantage of his reduced mark at some point but perhaps not here.

10/1

5th

8

(3)

21st Feb 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:30 Newcastle (AW)

Paddy Power

8st 13lb

J: Connor Murtagh

T: Richard Fahey

C&D winner who is well treated on his best form last year but he was quiet on Tapeta in final two runs in 2021; should get a decent tow into this race but he needs to rediscover some spark after a short break.

14/1

14/1

Form: 400-57 CD

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 9lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Emphatic winner off 11lb higher on Fibresand (7f) last March but well held in last eight runs and was beaten 7l after a slow start at Southwell last time; blinkers return but he has plenty to prove back at this trip.

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8th

4

(12)

1st Apr 2022

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

17:05 Southwell (AW)

Katheefa

9st 4lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Ruth Carr

Eight-time AW winner who was useful in his prime; out of form in recent months, though, and has wide draw to contend with today; blinkers (worn last twice) left off this time.

25/1

8th

9

(11)

10th Mar 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:30 Newcastle (AW)

Katheefa

9st 1lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Ruth Carr

He has been quiet since last spring but that has resulted in a hefty drop in the weights; in contention over C&D 17 days ago at the furlong marker but dropped away in the closing stages; the ability is there if things set up favourably for him.

14/1

6th

2

(4)

21st Feb 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:30 Newcastle (AW)

Katheefa

9st 9lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Ruth Carr

Emphatic winner off 11lb higher on Fibresand (7f) last March but well held in last eight runs and was beaten 7l after a slow start at Southwell last time; blinkers return but he has plenty to prove back at this trip.

14/1

Form: 1947-3 D

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Only 1lb higher than when completing a Kempton double (6f/7f) for Joesph Parr in October and she ran well from the front when third there last month; return to Tapeta should be fine and she looks interesting back at 6f for new yard.

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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

25/1

Form: 08-966 CD

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 3lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Won a Class 4 over C&D 12 months ago off a 17lb higher mark; pretty disappointing since, however, and a drop into Class 6 hasn't arrested his slide in last three starts; risky.

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2

(4)

22nd Feb 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 4f 214y

Class 5

17:30 Southwell (AW)

Storm Over

9st 6lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Phillip Makin

Has regressed sharply since his last win a little over a year ago; has dropped 20lb in the weights but there have been no signs of a revival lately; well beaten at Newcastle yesterday.

10/1

8th

5

(1)

21st Feb 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:30 Newcastle (AW)

Storm Over

9st 3lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Phillip Makin

Won a Class 4 over C&D 12 months ago off a 17lb higher mark; pretty disappointing since, however, and a drop into Class 6 hasn't arrested his slide in last three starts; risky.

25/1

6th

1

(5)

10th Feb 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

19:00 Newcastle (AW)

Storm Over

9st 7lb

J: Grace McEntee

T: Phillip Makin

Won a Class 4 over C&D 12 months ago off a 14lb higher mark; pretty disappointing since then, however, and a drop into Class 6s hasn't arrested the slide the last twice; risky.

12/1

11/2

Form: -73514 D

Last run: 2 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Made his breakthrough at the 11th attempt when winning a Southwell novice (6f, Tapeta) 13 days ago but was just a respectable fourth in a C&D classified here on Saturday night and this race looks stronger.

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9th

7

(2)

16th May 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 16y

Class 6

16:55 Chepstow

Won Love

9st 1lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Mark Loughnane

Recent AW efforts were not his best and his first run on turf for a while 24 days ago was only okay.

8/1

6

(7)

3rd May 2023

Good

0m 7f 216y

Class 6

20:10 Brighton

Won Love

9st 3lb

J: Stefano Cherchi

T: Mark Loughnane

5th

8

(12)

22nd Apr 2023

Good

0m 6f 210y

Class 6

17:45 Brighton

Won Love

9st 3lb

J: George Rooke

T: Mark Loughnane

Appreciated the drop in class when winning a 0-50 classified event at Wolverhampton (7f, AW) in January, but form has regressed since; plenty to prove back on turf (beaten a long way in both starts on grass as a 3yo).

16/1

Form: 221-13

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Has form figures of 22113 for his new yard this winter and his latest front-running third at Kempton was behind a highly progressive subsequent winner; still looks feasibly treated on his penultimate form and he's respected back at 6f.

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8th

4

(1)

28th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

13:40 Doncaster

Lincoln Gamble

9st 6lb

J: Marco Ghiani

T: Ivan Furtado

Did well on AW for this yard two winters ago, winning twice over 7f at Wolverhampton; returned from a 429-day absence with a defeat of Triggered back at Wolverhampton 18 days ago; fully effective on turf but no easy task trying to dominate in this field.

10/1

1st

6

(6)

10th Apr 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

16:03 Wolverhampton (AW)

Lincoln Gamble

9st 4lb

J: Marco Ghiani

T: Ivan Furtado

Record for this yard reads 22113, twice utilising front-running tactics to maximum effect over C&D in the winter of 2021/22; has a 429-day absence to overcome, though, and likely he will face competition for the lead.

5/1

3

(8)

21st Feb 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:30 Newcastle (AW)

Lincoln Gamble

9st 8lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Ivan Furtado

Has form figures of 22113 for his new yard this winter and his latest front-running third at Kempton was behind a highly progressive subsequent winner; still looks feasibly treated on his penultimate form and he's respected back at 6f.

4/1

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Exacta £480.00
Straight Forecast £337.20
Tricast £1579.70
Trifecta £2742.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Western Music

RP Ratings:

I Know How

NEWMARKET:

Purple Power

The Times:

Million Reasons

Daily Mail:

Lincoln Gamble

The Guardian:

Queen Of Burgundy

Daily Express:

Western Music

Daily Mirror:

Western Music

The Star:

Western Music

Daily Record:

Western Music

Telegraph:

Purple Power

POSTDATA:

I Know How

THE NORTH:

I Know How

The Sun:

I Know How