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All Weather Championships Mile Selling Handicap

  • Prize money: £2970
  • 1m 0f 142y
  • Class 6
  • 13 runners
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All Weather Championships Mile Selling Handicap

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Scattered showers

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5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.50
  • Place: £1.60

Form: 477-47 CD

Last run: 36 days

W: 9st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

Two C&D wins last spring when trained by James Unett and he is now 7lb lower than for the second of them; not disgraced on his last two starts and he begins life with David Evans in a weak race; new headgear given a go.

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Distance / Class
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Verdict Starting price

8th

3

(1)

6th Oct 2022

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

19:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Pope Gregory

9st 11lb

J: Ray Dawson

T: David Evans

prominent, in touch with leaders with one circuit to go, pushed along from 2f out, ridden and weakened gradually inside final furlong

6/1

6th

5

(7)

17th Aug 2022

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

16:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Pope Gregory

9st 6lb

J: Phil Dennis

T: David Evans

midfield, going easily but waiting for room over 2f out, pushed along over 1f out, no impression when bit short of room 1f out, ridden and kept on final 110yds, never dangerous

6/1

7

(9)

2nd Aug 2022

Good

0m 7f 80y

Class 6

15:00 Ffos Las

Pope Gregory

9st 10lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: David Evans

Justified favouritism when narrow winner on debut for David Evans at Wolverhampton (8.6f, AW; first-time visor) in April and went close when back on turf at Salisbury (7f, good to firm; no headgear) the following month; not seen since duff effort on AW 11 weeks ago but may yet have more to offer for new stable.

9/1

14/1

  • Place: £3.00

Form: 00-476

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Not as good as he was but handicapped accordingly and he wasn't beaten far over 7f here 15 days ago; new trip not enough to tempt.

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3rd

5

(3)

6th Jul 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

20:20 Kempton (AW)

Gigis Beach

9st 7lb

J: Silvestre De Sousa

T: Alice Haynes

prominent, ridden and led over 1f out, headed and lost two places when bit short of room inside final furlong, weakened inside final 110yds, just held third

11/2

4th

1

(1)

18th Jun 2022

Standard

0m 7f 1y

Class 6

18:20 Lingfield (AW)

Gigis Beach

9st 12lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Alice Haynes

pushed along early, midfield and in touch with leaders, ridden and disputing third when switched right over 1f out, kept on but held when short of room towards finish

2/1

1st

3

(10)

6th Jun 2022

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 6

15:03 Lingfield (AW)

Gigis Beach

9st 8lb

J: Thore Hammer Hansen

T: Alice Haynes

travelled strongly, chased leader, led going easily over 2f out, pushed along over 1f out, ridden inside final furlong, reduced lead inside final 110yds, always doing enough

8/1

10/1

  • Place: £7.00

Form: 2423-0

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 7lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

On a losing run but he was running well in defeat in the second half of 2021; may have needed recent return to action (first start after a wind op) and could fare better today.

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9th

13

(4)

15th Apr 2022

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1m 2f 0y

Class 6

15:20 Chelmsford (AW)

Zefferino

8st 13lb

J: Robert Havlin

T: Martin Bosley

His last win was in October 2019 but on his second run after wind surgery, he finished well to go close at Wolverhampton (9.4f) two weeks ago; on same mark here and has each-way claims again back up in trip.

10/1

3rd

1

(10)

2nd Apr 2022

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Zefferino

9st 7lb

J: Robert Havlin

T: Martin Bosley

On a losing run but he was running well in defeat in the second half of 2021; may have needed recent return to action (first start after a wind op) and could fare better today.

10/1

10th

11

(5)

19th Mar 2022

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Zefferino

8st 12lb

J: Callum Hutchinson

T: Martin Bosley

Dual Polytrack winner who was running creditably in defeat from similar marks when last seen in the autumn; returns from 156 days off having undergone wind surgery in the meantime, but can go well fresh so he can't be dismissed entirely.

8/1

Form: 99-007

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

It has been a tale of woe since leaving Aidan O'Brien but he wasn't beaten far over 7f here a fortnight ago and he's operating at a very lowly level now; stamina not assured but he's one to note for market confidence with his yard in good order.

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6th

4

(8)

11th Mar 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Giorgio Vasari

9st 5lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Ivan Furtado

midfield

5/1

3rd

4

(6)

4th Mar 2023

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 6

14:31 Lingfield (AW)

Giorgio Vasari

9st 5lb

J: Joey Haynes

T: Ivan Furtado

Returned from a break with a win at Wolverhampton (8.6f) in December; placed on his next four starts but his form has dipped the last twice; cheekpieces off, regular blinkers back on.

10/1

6th

5

(6)

10th Feb 2023

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1m 2f 0y

Class 5

18:15 Chelmsford (AW)

Giorgio Vasari

8st 10lb

J: Joey Haynes

T: Ivan Furtado

Returned from a break with a win at Wolverhampton (8.6f) in December and he was placed in his next four runs; still looks on a workable mark but his form dipped in a messy race at Wolverhampton last time and he wouldn't want this to become tactical; new headgear.

7/2

Form: 439637

Last run: 8 days

W: 9st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

0-21 but he has been placed a couple of times on Tapeta this year; likely one or two will prove stronger.

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8th

8

(2)

29th Apr 2022

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

17:05 Newcastle (AW)

Ranger Bob

8st 13lb

J: Paula Muir

T: Rebecca Menzies

Record currently stands at 0-22 but he has run some good races on Tapeta since joining this yard; not beaten far at Wolverhampton four weeks ago and holds each-way claims.

4/1

5th

10

(6)

2nd Apr 2022

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Ranger Bob

9st 1lb

J: Oliver Stammers

T: Rebecca Menzies

0-21 but he has been placed a couple of times on Tapeta this year; likely one or two will prove stronger.

16/1

7th

7

(11)

25th Mar 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

17:40 Newcastle (AW)

Ranger Bob

8st 13lb

J: Laura Coughlan

T: Rebecca Menzies

0-6 for new stable this year and now 0-20 overall, but he did shape better than the bare result when third at Southwell (1m; started slowly; rider dropped whip) last time; capable of going close if things fall his way.

7/1

20/1

Form: -50865

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Exposed maiden; gone off the boil in recent starts and others have more pressing claims.

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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

8th

10

(7)

23rd Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 2f 43y

Class 5

16:45 Doncaster

City Escape

9st 4lb

J: Brandon Wilkie

T: Mark Loughnane

Nothing special about recent AW runs but she gets her ideal conditions today and is back on the same mark as the second of her consecutive 1m2f Ffos Las wins (heavy and soft) in August and September; can be involved.

10/1

9/2

Form: 9-9574 BF

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Not beaten far at Southwell (1m) 18 days ago and he's quite prolific in the context of this race; likely to go well.

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1st

5

(3)

7th Apr 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

19:15 Chelmsford (AW)

Cashel

9st 6lb

J: Ray Dawson

T: Michael Appleby

7th

5

(9)

2nd Apr 2022

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Cashel

9st 6lb

J: Ray Dawson

T: Michael Appleby

Not beaten far at Southwell (1m) 18 days ago and he's quite prolific in the context of this race; likely to go well.

9/2

4th

4

(11)

15th Mar 2022

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

17:20 Southwell (AW)

Cashel

10st 13lb

J: Miss Serena Brotherton

T: Michael Appleby

Gained all four wins over 1m on Polytrack, the latest off today's mark last April; back from layoff with four below-par runs this winter, but Serena Brotherton (10-50 for stable) is a good booking here.

5/1

12/1

Form: 57-808

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 5lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Was going the wrong way for previous yard and moving to Mick Appleby hasn't arrested the slide; plenty to prove for now.

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8th

6

(2)

27th Apr 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 210y

Class 6

19:50 Brighton

Fennaan

9st 4lb

J: Jason Watson

T: Michael Appleby

8th

7

(3)

2nd Apr 2022

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Fennaan

9st 5lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Michael Appleby

Was going the wrong way for previous yard and moving to Mick Appleby hasn't arrested the slide; plenty to prove for now.

12/1

8th

4

(11)

18th Mar 2022

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

19:45 Newcastle (AW)

Fennaan

9st 4lb

J: Frederick Larson

T: Michael Appleby

Four wins include one over 1m here, but has only managed to land one of his last 27 starts and been quiet lately, including in both starts for this yard; down another 3lb, but best watched for now.

25/1

10/1

Form: 47-169 C

Last run: 31 days

W: 9st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

Three-time AW winner, most recently over 7f at Chelmsford in January; well beaten twice since but could turn things around back up in distance in a weak race.

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10th

1

(3)

27th Apr 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 210y

Class 6

19:50 Brighton

Trepidation

9st 7lb

J: Hector Crouch

T: Brett Johnson

9th

3

(11)

2nd Apr 2022

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Trepidation

9st 7lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Brett Johnson

Three-time AW winner, most recently over 7f at Chelmsford in January; well beaten twice since but could turn things around back up in distance in a weak race.

10/1

9th

7

(10)

2nd Mar 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

20:00 Kempton (AW)

Trepidation

9st 3lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Brett Johnson

Course winner (1m) who has mostly raced ovr 7f-1m; 5lb higher than when winning a 0-52 at Chelmsford (7f, Polytrack) in January; raced freely when well beaten latest; yet to win from a mark this high; bit to prove.

16/1

Form: /05/1/ C

Last run: 599 days

W: 9st 5lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Lightly raced 7yo who won well over 7f here on his latest start, keeping on strongly; only 3lb higher and this trip should suit so he has to be considered despite a 599-day absence.

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4

(10)

11th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 6

17:30 Kempton (AW)

Simply Sin

9st 9lb

J: Jamie Spencer

T: Neil Mulholland

Lightly raced 8yo who won two in a row in Jersey last summer and returned from a break with a 4l win over this C&D three weeks ago; an 8lb rise may not stop him if he's in the same form today.

Evs

4th

3

(1)

9th May 2022

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

16:40 Wolverhampton (AW)

Simply Sin

9st 4lb

J: Shane Kelly

T: Neil Mulholland

10

(4)

6th May 2022

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

18:26 Wolverhampton (AW)

Simply Sin

8st 13lb

J: Cieren Fallon

T: Neil Mulholland

Form: 9350-9

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 5lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Hard to win with; down the field in amateur event at Southwell on last month's reappearance; needs to step forward from that but it's not impossible.

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8th

12

(4)

10th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

18:05 Ripon

Foreseeable Future

8st 9lb

J: Mia Nicholls

T: Ruth Carr

in rear up the centre

20/1

10th

14

(5)

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 1y

Class 4

15:45 Musselburgh

Foreseeable Future

8st 8lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Ruth Carr

Four turf wins last spring/summer, latterly off today's mark over C&D; no surprise that he didn't see out 6f on heavy ground on his return and a better showing can be expected.

14/1

16/1

Form: 0-5864 C

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Course winner who is usually seen over shorter trips; not beaten far into fourth over 7f at Southwell last month; new combination of accessories today; vulnerable to stronger stayers; withdrawn at Wolverhampton last time having unseated rider and got loose before the start.

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11th

5

(1)

2nd Mar 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

18:25 Chelmsford (AW)

Hachert

9st 2lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Jennie Candlish

took keen hold, prominent, led 5f out

12/1

10th

8

(3)

24th Jan 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

18:00 Southwell (AW)

Hachert

9st 2lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Jennie Candlish

taken down early, pulled hard, in touch with leaders, on outer 5f out, headway over 4f out

11/2

11

(11)

20th Jan 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

16:23 Southwell (AW)

Hachert

9st 0lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Jennie Candlish

On a losing run but he has performed with credit in 0-50 classified events twice this month, including over C&D on Sunday; blew the start and then raced too keenly at Wolverhampton on Thursday; this looks more competitive.

9/1

Form: 59-736

Last run: 15 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Placed for the first time when a keeping-on third over 7f here in February; unable to land a blow back here 15 days ago but stepping back up in distance could help.

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7th

10

(1)

8th Jul 2022

Good

0m 7f 16y

Class 6

20:45 Chepstow

Cents In The City

9st 1lb

J: Liam Keniry

T: Michael Scudamore

carried left start, raced centre, in rear, ridden over 2f out, headway over 1f out, went third inside final furlong, not reach leaders

10/1

6th

7

(4)

18th May 2022

Good To Firm

1m 0f 3y

Class 6

17:22 Yarmouth

Cents In The City

9st 0lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Michael Scudamore

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Payout
Exacta £283.00
Straight Forecast £243.00
Tricast £3914.50
Trifecta £3795.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Pope Gregory

Telegraph:

Cashel

POSTDATA:

Giorgio Vasari

The Star:

Simply Sin

Daily Express:

Fennaan

RP Ratings:

Pope Gregory

The Times:

Pope Gregory

The Guardian:

Pope Gregory

Daily Mail:

Pope Gregory

The Sun:

Pope Gregory

Daily Mirror:

Cashel