February 22 / 18.30 Southwell (AW)

18.30 Southwell (AW)

Standard To Slow

#betyourway At Betway Handicap

  • Prize money: £2970
  • 1m 6f 21y
  • Class 6
  • 12 runners
  • Win time: 3m 6s
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#betyourway At Betway Handicap

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Light rain

3/1 (Won)

  • Win: £2.25
  • Place: £1.20

Form: 221-11 C

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 3lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Has progressed nicely round here this winter, completing a hat-trick over 1m4f off a 4lb lower mark for in-form connections 19 days ago; he can pull hard, though, and will need to be more amenable now upped in trip.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

7

(12)

22nd Feb 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 6f 21y

Class 6

18:30 Southwell (AW)

Batocchi

9st 3lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Rebecca Menzies

Has progressed nicely round here this winter, completing a hat-trick over 1m4f off a 4lb lower mark for in-form connections 19 days ago; he can pull hard, though, and will need to be more amenable now upped in trip.

3/1

1st

5

(6)

3rd Feb 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 4f 15y

Class 6

16:30 Southwell (AW)

Batocchi

9st 6lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Rebecca Menzies

Progressive since upped to 1m4f and has won over C&D the last twice; had less than 1l to spare on each occasion and he's gone up 4lb for last time, but he remains unexposed at this trip and could have more left in the tank.

9/4

1st

10

(6)

9th Jan 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 4f 14y

Class 6

15:40 Southwell (AW)

Batocchi

9st 0lb

Improved since stepped up to this trip three starts back, with two seconds at Newcastle and a C&D win; raised another 3lb but on the shortlist.

7/2

12/1

  • Place: £3.60

Form: 0-9947

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict
Again didn't look to see out the extended 2m2f here last time and is on a career-low mark now down another 2lb; this is a bit easier and is switched from a visor to first-time blinkers so is one to consider.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

11

(10)

17th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

14:40 Nottingham

Kitten’s Dream

9st 0lb

J: Jonathan Fisher

T: Scott Dixon

3rd

5

(2)

6th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

19:15 Ripon

Kitten’s Dream

9st 3lb

J: Phil Dennis

T: Scott Dixon

3rd

6

(3)

25th Apr 2022

Standard To Slow

2m 0f 102y

Class 4

17:40 Southwell (AW)

Kitten’s Dream

8st 11lb

J: Jonathan Fisher

T: Scott Dixon

50/1

  • Place: £30.60

Form: 66600-

Last run: 133 days

W: 9st 2lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict
Four-time hurdles winner who ran well first time out last year; that's the main positive, though, as he followed it with a string of poor efforts under both codes for this yard.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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5th

7

26th Jun 2022

Good

1m 7f 168y

Class 5

16:40 Uttoxeter

Chef De Troupe

11st 13lb

J: Chris Ward

T: Tony Forbes

towards rear, headway before 3 out, ridden after 2 out, soon no extra

14/1

7th

6

29th May 2022

Good

1m 7f 168y

Class 4

17:16 Uttoxeter

Chef De Troupe

11st 3lb

J: Chris Ward

T: Tony Forbes

His much reduced mark over hurdles is warranted and it was a modest Class 6 2m handicap in which he returned to winning ways on the AW ten days ago; likely to be vulnerable.

10/1

1st

6

(8)

19th May 2022

Standard

2m 0f 120y

Class 6

13:45 Wolverhampton (AW)

Chef De Troupe

9st 7lb

J: William Cox

T: Tony Forbes

Four-time winner over hurdles and successful three times on Flat turf in France in his younger days; was only just caught off this mark at Southwell (2m, Tapeta) last month but he didn't fire here (1m6f) last time and needs to step up again after that.

15/2

Form: 8589-9

Last run: 44 days

W: 8st 10lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Poor maiden for two yards who takes another step up in trip, minus the headgear this time; has little to recommend her.
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1st

8

14th Jun 2022

Good

2m 2f 148y

Class 4

14:10 Stratford

Quiet Thunder

10st 8lb

J: Chris Ward

T: Sarah Hollinshead

raced in last, jumped left and nearly lost jockey 1st, ridden before 6th, headway and in touch with leaders 3 out, soon outpaced, rallied and went third approaching last, 3 lengths down and keeping on when left in lead and hampered by faller last, stayed

20/1

12th

12

(10)

19th May 2022

Standard

2m 0f 120y

Class 6

13:45 Wolverhampton (AW)

Quiet Thunder

9st 2lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Sarah Hollinshead

0-8 but she's dropped some way down the weights and was a rallying third on her step up to 2m at Southwell (Tapeta) last month; that was a promising effort and she could have more to offer at staying trips; respected with cheekpieces reapplied.

11/2

3rd

7

(1)

17th Apr 2022

Standard To Slow

2m 0f 102y

Class 6

15:07 Southwell (AW)

Quiet Thunder

8st 11lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Sarah Hollinshead

0-7; beaten just under 5l over 1m6f here the last time but was behind Kitten's Dream and Chef De Troupe; will need more.

5/1

Form: 75-042

Last run: 3 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
Still to win after 16 starts but she's done better back in cheekpieces lately, finishing a clear second in a similar race at Newcastle on Saturday (1m4f); is still to conclusively prove her stamina over this far though.
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5th

5

(6)

7th Mar 2022

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Seagulls Nest

9st 4lb

J: Alistair Rawlinson

T: Michael Appleby

Went close on the Tapeta at Newcastle (1m4f) last month but Southwell last time was underwhelming and she's now 0-17.

5/2

5th

5

(3)

22nd Feb 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 6f 21y

Class 6

18:30 Southwell (AW)

Seagulls Nest

9st 3lb

J: Alistair Rawlinson

T: Michael Appleby

Still to win after 16 starts but she's done better back in cheekpieces lately, finishing a clear second in a similar race at Newcastle on Saturday (1m4f); is still to conclusively prove her stamina over this far though.

7/2

2nd

5

(1)

19th Feb 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 4f 98y

Class 6

17:00 Newcastle (AW)

Seagulls Nest

9st 3lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Michael Appleby

Well handicapped on her best form for Mick Channon but she's an inconsistent 15-race maiden who has finished down the field in four runs for new yard this winter; now drops back into a Class 6 event but others are more convincing.

10/1

OUR TIP

Form: 35-512 C

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 5lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict
Proven winner who's only 1lb higher than when coming away with one other at Kempton 13 days ago (2m); has won on turf and all three AW surfaces; shortlisted.
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

4

(2)

23rd Jun 2022

Good

1m 5f 16y

Class 5

18:00 Hamilton

The Resdev Way

10st 1lb

J: Miss Becky Smith

T: Micky Hammond

took keen hold, held up in last, headway and went second after 6f, pushed along 2f out, lost second and held inside final furlong

6/4

2nd

3

(11)

16th Jun 2022

Good

1m 4f 10y

Class 6

13:45 Ripon

The Resdev Way

10st 9lb

J: Miss Becky Smith

T: Micky Hammond

in rear, steady headway from 4f out, ridden under 3f out, every chance 2f out, drifted right over 1f out, sustained battle with winner final furlong, just denied

4/1

3rd

5

3rd Jun 2022

Good

1m 7f 171y

Class 5

14:10 Huntingdon

The Resdev Way

10st 2lb

J: Miss Becky Smith

T: Micky Hammond

chased leaders, headway 4th, mistake 3 out, close up 2 out, chased winner last, kept on run-in

9/2

Form: 909-72

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 0lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 53

Form & Verdict
Back in form here last time off the same mark but her last five wins have come over further and she'll want a good test, especially as she's got into the habit of blowing the start.
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9th

7

(6)

28th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

2m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:00 Chepstow

Bird For Life

8st 12lb

J: Isobel Francis

T: Mark Usher

slowly away, in rear, minor headway over 2f out, stayed on inside final furlong, never dangerous

7/1

2nd

9

(11)

19th May 2022

Standard

2m 0f 120y

Class 6

13:45 Wolverhampton (AW)

Bird For Life

9st 5lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: Mark Usher

Habitual slow-starter who returned to form with a second at Southwell (2m, Tapeta) in January but she was tailed off over same C&D when last seen in March; well handicapped off 5lb lower than for last win but that was 12 months ago and she comes with risks attached after a break.

16/1

8th

11

(8)

5th Mar 2022

Standard To Slow

2m 0f 102y

Class 5

19:00 Southwell (AW)

Bird For Life

8st 6lb

J: Laura Coughlan

T: Mark Usher

Habitual slow starter who was back to form when second over C&D last month; never threatened a serious blow when seventh (Kitten's Dream second) over 1m6f here since but this trip suits her better.

20/1

Form: 22-593

Last run: 17 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 55

Form & Verdict
Expensive to follow since two quick wins last summer; offered more last time, though, and she's back on her last successful mark, so can't be discounted.
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7

(2)

27th Apr 2022

Good

1m 4f 104y

Class 6

20:25 Musselburgh

Wadacre Gogo

9st 0lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Charlie & Mark Johnston

3rd

6

(12)

18th Mar 2022

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Wadacre Gogo

9st 4lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: Charlie & Mark Johnston

Two quick wins on AW last summer (one over C&D); ended 2021 with three good runs but she hasn't quite hit those heights in 2022; edging down the weights and type to bounce back at some point.

9/1

8th

10

(9)

22nd Feb 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 6f 21y

Class 6

18:30 Southwell (AW)

Wadacre Gogo

8st 13lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Charlie & Mark Johnston

Expensive to follow since two quick wins last summer; offered more last time, though, and she's back on her last successful mark, so can't be discounted.

8/1

10/1

Form: /1928- C

Last run: 57 days

W: 9st 7lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Three-time C&D winner, all on Fibresand, who finished well held back from a layoff two months ago; has run well on Tapeta but remains 4lb above his last successful mark and is hard to recommend.
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9th

1

(4)

22nd Feb 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 6f 21y

Class 6

18:30 Southwell (AW)

Heron

9st 7lb

J: William Carson

T: Brett Johnson

Three-time C&D winner, all on Fibresand, who finished well held back from a layoff two months ago; has run well on Tapeta but remains 4lb above his last successful mark and is hard to recommend.

10/1

8th

10

(2)

27th Dec 2021

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 5

17:40 Wolverhampton (AW)

Heron

9st 0lb

J: William Carson

T: Brett Johnson

Well suited by Fibresand, with three wins to his name, and is entitled to need this at his age back from ten months off; Kinderfrau looks his yard's best chance.

8/1

16/1

Form: 262-90

Last run: 27 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
Comeback C&D second for her new yard two months ago reads well enough but she's a longstanding maiden who hasn't built on that in two starts since; tame latest effort behind The Resdev Way needs forgiving.
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2nd

5

(2)

9th Jun 2022

Soft

1m 6f 17y

Class 6

14:50 Yarmouth

Party Planner

9st 7lb

J: Benoit De La Sayette

T: J R Jenkins

chased clear leader, 2 lengths down when pushed along 3f out, soon made challenge, ridden 2f out, kept on from over 1f out, outpaced inside final furlong, no impression final 110yds

4/1

9th

3

(11)

18th Mar 2022

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Party Planner

9st 6lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: J R Jenkins

15-race maiden; good second on her stable debut at Southwell in December but she hasn't come close to that level in three runs since; visor now reached for.

33/1

10th

4

(8)

22nd Feb 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 6f 21y

Class 6

18:30 Southwell (AW)

Party Planner

9st 3lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: J R Jenkins

Comeback C&D second for her new yard two months ago reads well enough but she's a longstanding maiden who hasn't built on that in two starts since; tame latest effort behind The Resdev Way needs forgiving.

16/1

Form: 3675-8

Last run: 34 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict
Ex-Irish maiden who's finished well held in four runs for this yard; no better in the tongue-tie latest, having been gelded, and is now tried in first-time headgear.
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5th

5

(3)

23rd Jun 2022

Good To Firm

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:40 Nottingham

Henry The Fifth

9st 6lb

J: Molly Gunn

T: Anthony Carson

midfield, nudged along from over 2f out, never near to challenge

8/1

3rd

1

(7)

9th Jun 2022

Soft

1m 6f 17y

Class 6

14:50 Yarmouth

Henry The Fifth

9st 10lb

J: Jimmy Quinn

T: Anthony Carson

held up in rear, steady headway from 4f out, pushed along over 3f out, ridden and outpaced over 2f out, well held over 1f out, no match for first two

2/1

1st

4

(3)

31st May 2022

Good To Firm

1m 6f 17y

Class 5

18:59 Yarmouth

Henry The Fifth

8st 4lb

J: Jimmy Quinn

T: Anthony Carson

towards rear but in touch with leaders, headway over 4f out, shaken up when challenging from over 2f out, pushed along when led 1f out, edged right but kept on well inside final furlong, comfortably

7/2

12th
6 (11)
Ayda

16/1

Form: 6655-6

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
Three-time winner in France at up to 2m (one on the AW); offered some promise for new yard a fortnight ago and is entitled to have come on for that first run since the autumn, while a 2lb drop in the weights won't hurt.
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5th

5

(3)

27th Apr 2022

Good To Firm

1m 3f 198y

Class 6

18:40 Brighton

Ayda

8st 11lb

J: Grace McEntee

T: Clare Hobson

10th

8

(6)

11th Apr 2022

Soft

2m 5f 139y

Class 5

16:50 Pontefract

Ayda

8st 10lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Clare Hobson

9th

3

(9)

9th Mar 2022

Standard

1m 7f 169y

Class 6

16:45 Lingfield (AW)

Ayda

9st 1lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Clare Hobson

Triple winner in France at up to 2m (one viscoride) but couldn't build on fair British debut when too free at Southwell 15 days ago; watch for now.

13/2

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Payout
Exacta £202.00
Straight Forecast £146.80
Tricast £17324.80
Trifecta £13801.00

Selections

RP Ratings:

Seagulls Nest

Telegraph:

Batocchi

POSTDATA:

Kitten's Dream

SPOTLIGHT:

The Resdev Way

Daily Mirror:

Batocchi

The Star:

Batocchi

Daily Record:

Batocchi

The Times:

Seagulls Nest

The Guardian:

Seagulls Nest

Daily Mail:

Seagulls Nest

Daily Express:

Seagulls Nest

The Sun:

Seagulls Nest