March 12 / 20.00 Kempton (AW)

20.00 Kempton (AW)

Standard To Slow

Unibet Extra Place Offers Every Day Apprentice Handicap (Div I)

  • Prize money: £2538
  • 1m 2f 219y
  • Class 6
  • 10 runners
  • Win time: 2m 29s
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Unibet Extra Place Offers Every Day Apprentice Handicap (Div I)

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Showers

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.50
  • Place: £1.40

Form: 230/37

Last run: 37 days

W: 9st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Dual 1m winner for Lydia Pearce in the summer of 2019 and was returning from 826 days off when third of ten at Wolverhampton (9.5f, Tapeta) in January; didn't build on it when seventh of eight at Chelmsford (1m, Polytrack) 17 days later and has something to prove all of a sudden, not least stamina.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

2nd

4

(2)

18th May 2022

Good To Firm

1m 2f 23y

Class 5

14:35 Yarmouth

Mitigator

9st 1lb

J: Morgan Cole

T: Patrick Leech

9th

8

(10)

26th Mar 2022

Good To Soft

1m 2f 43y

Class 5

17:16 Doncaster

Mitigator

9st 7lb

J: Tyler Heard

T: Patrick Leech

Dual 1m winner for previous yard (AW/good to firm) but best effort for this one when successful over 1m3f on Kempton AW this month; still feasibly weighted despite going back up 3lb; thereabouts.

7/1

1st

4

(4)

12th Mar 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 6

20:00 Kempton (AW)

Mitigator

9st 6lb

J: Tyler Heard

T: Patrick Leech

Dual 1m winner for Lydia Pearce in the summer of 2019 and was returning from 826 days off when third of ten at Wolverhampton (9.5f, Tapeta) in January; didn't build on it when seventh of eight at Chelmsford (1m, Polytrack) 17 days later and has something to prove all of a sudden, not least stamina.

10/1

8/1

  • Place: £3.10

Form: 00-897 C

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 1lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 54

Form & Verdict
Three wins on the AW and didn't run badly when beaten 4l into seventh of 11 at Lingfield (1m2f, Polytrack) ten days ago having given away ground at the start (Sherpa Trail finished third); yet to tackle this far, but 2lb below her last winning mark so could go well if she stays.
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10th

11

(11)

16th Apr 2022

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

19:00 Lingfield (AW)

Violet’s Lads

10st 0lb

J: Ryan Sexton

T: Brett Johnson

3rd

4

(9)

30th Mar 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Violet’s Lads

9st 4lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Brett Johnson

2nd

7

(6)

12th Mar 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 6

20:00 Kempton (AW)

Violet’s Lads

9st 1lb

J: Thomas Greatrex

T: Brett Johnson

Three wins on the AW and didn't run badly when beaten 4l into seventh of 11 at Lingfield (1m2f, Polytrack) ten days ago having given away ground at the start (Sherpa Trail finished third); yet to tackle this far, but 2lb below her last winning mark so could go well if she stays.

8/1

4/1

  • Place: £1.40

Form: -14563

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 3lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
Southwell winner (1m, Tapeta) in January and best effort since when third of nine under a positive ride at Wolverhampton (9.5f, Tapeta) a fortnight ago; comes into this in better heart than many, but not crying out for another step up in trip judged on his pedigree.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

7

(9)

10th May 2022

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 6

17:10 Lingfield (AW)

Masqool

9st 7lb

J: Dougie Costello

T: James Evans

Stays 1m3f and has won over this trip, so did well to overcome trouble in running at 7f here the last time; was nicely on top late on and has only gone up 2lb.

5/1

1st

5

(1)

20th Apr 2022

Standard

0m 7f 1y

Class 6

19:00 Lingfield (AW)

Masqool

9st 3lb

J: Dougie Costello

T: James Evans

Off the mark at Southwell (1m) in January; has often run well in defeat since, including over as far as 1m3f; dropping back to a sharp 7f not sure to suit.

5th

7

(9)

7th Apr 2022

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

16:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Masqool

9st 4lb

J: Laura Pearson

T: James Evans

Southwell winner in January and he's got back near his best with placed efforts on Tapeta (9.4f) and Polytrack (1m3f; favourite) in last two runs; record now stands at 1-10 but he was strong at the finish last time and has each-way claims again.

11/2

Form: 1430-7 BF

Last run: 66 days

W: 9st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict
Narrow winner at Beverley (1m2f, soft) last September and ran well in his first two AW starts over 1m4f (including here), but last two efforts leave plenty to be desired; enough to prove.
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4th

5

(2)

8th Jun 2022

Good

1m 3f 15y

Class 6

19:20 Hamilton

Victory Star

9st 7lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: Charlie & Mark Johnston

in rear, pushed along 4f out, minor headway over 1f out, went poor fourth final 110yds

14/1

3rd

3

(4)

31st May 2022

Good To Firm

1m 1f 207y

Class 6

15:50 Brighton

Victory Star

9st 7lb

J: Pat Cosgrave

T: Charlie & Mark Johnston

led at steady pace, pushed along over 2f out, ridden and headed over 1f out, lost second and no extra 1f out

6/4

1st

3

(1)

18th May 2022

Good To Firm

1m 2f 23y

Class 5

14:35 Yarmouth

Victory Star

9st 1lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: Charlie & Mark Johnston

Form: 66-647

Last run: 47 days

W: 8st 7lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 45

Form & Verdict
Six-race maiden whose best effort was when fourth of ten (66-1) at Lingfield (1m2f, Polytrack) in January, but didn't build on it when well held in a 0-50 classified event at Wolverhampton (9.5f, Tapeta) nine days later; look elsewhere.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

10

(5)

12th Mar 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 6

20:00 Kempton (AW)

Little Hercules

8st 7lb

J: William Cox

T: Milton Harris

Six-race maiden whose best effort was when fourth of ten (66-1) at Lingfield (1m2f, Polytrack) in January, but didn't build on it when well held in a 0-50 classified event at Wolverhampton (9.5f, Tapeta) nine days later; look elsewhere.

12/1

7th

8

(3)

24th Jan 2022

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

16:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Little Hercules

9st 2lb

J: Dougie Costello

T: Milton Harris

Five starts, last two in cheekpieces; went beyond 7f for the first time when far more competitive in 1m2f handicap at Lingfield nine days ago, making very late headway into fourth of ten; needs extra but he's lightly raced and it may be possible.

9/1

4th

11

(8)

15th Jan 2022

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

14:55 Lingfield (AW)

Little Hercules

8st 7lb

J: George Rooke

T: Milton Harris

Uncompetitive in four runs, the latest his handicap debut at Wolverhampton; goes beyond 7f for the first time.

25/1

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6/1

Form: 50-543

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 9lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Best known for his Chelmsford exploits with five of his seven Polytrack wins coming there; yet to win beyond 1m2f, but ran well when third of eight at Wolverhampton (1m4f, Tapeta) four weeks ago and drops into a 0-60 for the first time since September 2020 (2-2 at this level on the AW); chance.
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Verdict Starting price

6th

1

(1)

15th Jun 2022

Good

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:50 Nottingham

Bayston Hill

9st 9lb

J: Charlie Bennett

T: Mark Usher

in touch with leaders, lost position and ridden over 3f out, weakened over 2f out

5/1

2nd

4

(3)

2nd Jun 2022

Standard

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

19:10 Chelmsford (AW)

Bayston Hill

9st 6lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Mark Usher

midfield, ridden and headway over 1f out, went second and every chance 1f out, no extra and outpaced inside final 110yds

15/2

6/1

Form: 0-7653 BF

Last run: 10 days

W: 8st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict
Won his first two starts (7f, Tapeta) when with Ed Walker and, having dropped in the weights, he ran his best race since joining this yard when third of 11 at Lingfield (1m2f, Polytrack) ten days ago; well beaten in two starts over 1m4f, but he gave the impression this trip may be within range last time and has each-way claims if staying.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

6

(5)

19th May 2022

Good To Firm

1m 3f 133y

Class 6

13:20 Lingfield

Sherpa Trail

8st 12lb

J: J F Egan

T: Simon Dow

0-15 since winning his first two races but has been beaten no further than 3l in his last three handicaps at 1m2f; bit to prove over quite this far but he's in better form than some.

4/1

2nd

7

(1)

7th May 2022

Good To Firm

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

17:00 Lingfield

Sherpa Trail

8st 13lb

J: Robert Havlin

T: Simon Dow

5th

9

(4)

16th Apr 2022

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

19:00 Lingfield (AW)

Sherpa Trail

10st 0lb

J: Robert Havlin

T: Simon Dow

Form: 460-56

Last run: 47 days

W: 9st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict
Made a successful handicap debut in first-time blinkers for Marco Botti at Newcastle (1m4f, Tapeta) in October 2020; ran well in first two starts for this yard last year after a lengthy absence, but held since; down another 3lb, but needs the switch to cheekpieces to help him get back on track.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

8

(1)

20th Jun 2022

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 6

17:55 Wolverhampton (AW)

King Charles

10st 13lb

J: Miss Jessica Llewellyn

T: Bernard Llewellyn

midfield, ridden and outpaced over 2f out, headway over 1f out, went third inside final 110yds, stayed on towards finish, not reach leaders

16/1

7th

6

(8)

4th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

1m 4f 0y

Class 6

20:35 Chepstow

King Charles

9st 3lb

J: Callum Hutchinson

T: Bernard Llewellyn

held up in rear, pushed along 5f out, ridden and some headway 3f out, stayed on but well held final furlong

14/1

Form: 367-48

Last run: 46 days

W: 8st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Ran well to finish fourth of 13 on his return from 214 days off (and first start since being gelded) at Lingfield (1m2f, Polytrack) in January, but was a bit disappointing back there next time; 1lb lower than when winning at Southwell (1m4f, Fibresand) last April and with no doubts over his stamina he has to make the shortlist.
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

6

(10)

13th Jun 2022

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

16:00 Lingfield (AW)

Compass Point

9st 3lb

J: Taylor Fisher

T: Robyn Brisland

held up in rear, midfield when short of room 3f out, pushed along over 2f out, keeping on when not clear run repeatedly on inner over 1f out, soon steadied and lost ground, switched sharply right inside final furlong, ran on well final 110yds, eyecatcher (jockey said gelding was denied a clear run in the home straight)

33/1

6th

9

(1)

20th Apr 2022

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

16:50 Lingfield (AW)

Compass Point

8st 3lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Robyn Brisland

9th

8

(8)

12th Mar 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 6

20:00 Kempton (AW)

Compass Point

8st 13lb

J: Stefano Cherchi

T: Robyn Brisland

Ran well to finish fourth of 13 on his return from 214 days off (and first start since being gelded) at Lingfield (1m2f, Polytrack) in January, but was a bit disappointing back there next time; 1lb lower than when winning at Southwell (1m4f, Fibresand) last April and with no doubts over his stamina he has to make the shortlist.

6/1

Form: 24-374

Last run: 36 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
In the frame in four of her five starts on the AW since joining this yard, but the handicapper looks to be in charge and she is still to convince she wants this far.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10th

4

(5)

26th May 2022

Soft

1m 0f 3y

Class 6

16:05 Yarmouth

Santa Florentina

9st 7lb

J: Grace McEntee

T: Phil McEntee

25/1

5th

5

(4)

19th May 2022

Good To Firm

1m 3f 133y

Class 5

14:30 Lingfield

Santa Florentina

8st 11lb

J: J F Egan

T: Phil McEntee

8th

4

(7)

7th Apr 2022

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

16:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Santa Florentina

9st 7lb

J: Grace McEntee

T: Phil McEntee

Ex-Irish filly; some good efforts on AW for new yard since December but was a well-held fourth of six at Lingfield (1m2f, Polytrack) last time and the handicapper seems to be in charge; others preferred.

16/1

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Payout
Exacta £304.00
Straight Forecast £367.20
Tricast £832.60
Trifecta £1245.00

Selections

Telegraph:

Victory Star

The Times:

Masqool

SPOTLIGHT:

Bayston Hill

POSTDATA:

Violet's Lads

Daily Record:

Sherpa Trail

Daily Express:

Victory Star

The Star:

Victory Star

The Guardian:

Masqool

Daily Mirror:

Masqool

Daily Mail:

Violet's Lads

RP Ratings:

Bayston Hill

The Sun:

Bayston Hill