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16:15 Pontefract

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Napoleons Casino Bradford Handicap

  • Prize money: £3456
  • 1m 0f 6y
  • Class 5
  • 11 runners
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Napoleons Casino Bradford Handicap

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Scattered showers

  • Place: £5.20

Form: 565-58 D

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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7th

6

(1)

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

1m 0f 6y

Class 5

15:22 Pontefract

Dogged

9st 1lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Rebecca Menzies

Won four times last April-August (1m-1m3f, soft-good); campaign ended with three lesser runs and the drop back to 1m isn't an obvious plus, but the break may have helped and he's off his last winning mark; not discounted.

12/1

13th

3

(10)

7th Oct 2023

Good

1m 2f 1y

Class 5

14:10 Redcar

Dogged

9st 12lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Rebecca Menzies

Prominent racer with four turf wins (1m to 1m3f) since April; last two runs at Haydock have been underwhelming and now goes without his usual cheekpieces; vulnerable.

12/1

5th

1

(4)

29th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 2f 42y

Class 5

14:00 Haydock

Dogged

10st 3lb

J: Archie Young

T: Rebecca Menzies

Front-runner who has won three of his last five starts and handles soft ground; ran poorly here last time but he remains on a competitive mark.

6/1

  • Place: £2.70

Form: 9227-8

Last run: 98 days

W: 9st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 68

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7th

13

(2)

23rd Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

Class 2

14:25 Doncaster

Maysong

9st 5lb

J: Christian Howarth

T: Alice Haynes

Has steadily found his form on AW this year, close second at Kempton (1m) most recently; fully exposed but he finished third (off only 2lb lower) in this race 12 months ago and could go well again.

16/1

2nd

1

(5)

6th Mar 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:24 Kempton (AW)

Maysong

9st 9lb

J: Tommie Jakes

T: Alice Haynes

Just 1-27 on AW but ran well enough in a Chelmsford 0-85 last time to be considered.

4/1

3rd

10

(1)

21st Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

18:45 Chelmsford (AW)

Maysong

9st 2lb

J: Christian Howarth

T: Alice Haynes

Only AW win in 26 attempts was in 2019 and ran only okay when seventh of 11 at Wolverhampton recently.

20/1

Form: 522316 D

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 65

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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

Form: 462552 BF

Last run: 5 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 60

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4th

2

(4)

2nd Apr 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Distinction

9st 9lb

J: Silvestre De Sousa

T: John Mackie

Dual C&D winner during the winter and back on a workable mark now, but his form has cooled lately and he ought to have been suited by the soft going at Doncaster ten days ago.

8/1

7th

11

(8)

23rd Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 2f 43y

Class 5

16:45 Doncaster

Distinction

9st 0lb

J: Alec Voikhansky

T: John Mackie

Two wins over about 1m1f at Wolverhampton this winter but he hasn't been at his best on his last two starts and his one turf win from 25 attempts came back in August 2021; others higher up the list.

16/1

7th

6

(1)

19th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Distinction

9st 4lb

J: P J McDonald

T: John Mackie

Two wins over C&D since a visor went on in December but he was laboured at Southwell (1m3f, Tapeta) last time; remains feasibly treated on his old form but he needs to bounce back after that last run.

7/1

Form: 40470- CD

Last run: 160 days

W: 9st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 62

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11th

9

(6)

3rd May 2023

Good To Soft

1m 0f 6y

Class 6

17:10 Pontefract

Frankelio

9st 3lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Micky Hammond

Last season didn't end well and he dropped out tamely over C&D three weeks ago (soft); opposable.

20/1

10th

14

(10)

11th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

1m 0f 6y

Class 5

17:05 Pontefract

Frankelio

8st 5lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Micky Hammond

prominent

33/1

9th

2

(9)

21st Dec 2022

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Frankelio

9st 9lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Micky Hammond

Has regressed in recent times and become inconsistent; on the positive side he's used to running in better company and boasts a decent record fresh, so a bolder showing wouldn't surprise.

12/1

Form: 03640-

Last run: 160 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 66

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7th

2

(7)

12th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

17:05 Ayr

First Greyed

9st 13lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Michael Dods

Won at Beverley (7.4f, good to soft) in August and ran well when third here (7f, soft) last Tuesday; could be thereabouts.

7/1

3rd

3

(9)

3rd Oct 2023

Soft

0m 7f 50y

Class 6

16:32 Ayr

First Greyed

9st 13lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Michael Dods

Suited by slow ground; recent Class 5 form, notably a Beverley success off only 1lb lower in August, suggests he cannot be dismissed on this first attempt in Class 6.

6/1

6th

6

(13)

18th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

17:50 Thirsk

First Greyed

9st 6lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Michael Dods

C&D winner off a 2lb lower mark last September (soft); latest win was at Beverley last month (7.5f, good to soft); one with a chance despite lesser run last time.

7/1

Form: 13130- D BF

Last run: 110 days

W: 9st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 62

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11

(12)

8th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

17:35 Newcastle (AW)

Royal Prospect

9st 4lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Susan Corbett

Ended a 14-race losing run in a 0-50 classified event over C&D last month (fourth course win) and ran just as well when second of ten in a handicap (clear of the third) over the same trip back here last time; the winner is 3-3 since so a 4lb rise may not prevent another big run.

5/1

2nd

6

(8)

22nd Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

16:25 Newcastle (AW)

Royal Prospect

9st 6lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Susan Corbett

Pulled up on hurdle debut last month but he bounced back with a smooth win over C&D (classified event) 18 days ago; that was his ninth success in this sphere and he's only been nudged up 1lb for that win; key player.

5/1

1st

9

(1)

4th Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

18:40 Newcastle (AW)

Royal Prospect

9st 2lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Susan Corbett

midfield

11/4

Form: 315343 D

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 72

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4th

9

(13)

23rd Sep 2023

Good To Firm

1m 1f 0y

Class 4

17:10 Newmarket

Le Reveur

10st 8lb

J: Mr Ross Birkett

T: Mike Murphy & Michael Keady

Nowhere in this 12 months ago but returns in better form having won on the July course last month by nearly 5l and then close up at Newcastle off this 8lb higher mark; in the mix.

12/1

3rd

10

(1)

31st Aug 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

18:45 Newcastle (AW)

Le Reveur

9st 3lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Mike Murphy & Michael Keady

dwelt start, in rear

16/1

1st

9

(9)

18th Aug 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

18:55 Newmarket (July)

Le Reveur

9st 9lb

J: Neil Callan

T: Mike Murphy & Michael Keady

raced centre, took keen hold

16/1

Form: 33-053

Last run: 49 days

W: 9st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

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1st

2

(7)

13th Apr 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

17:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Early Morning Dew

9st 13lb

J: Aidan Keeley

T: Jim & Suzi Best

Like They Don't Know, is 0-20; three good runs from three for the Bests and shouldn't be long in winning; could probably do with a good pace to aim at; visor goes on.

9/4

3rd

6

(6)

15th Mar 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Early Morning Dew

9st 10lb

J: Jim Crowley

T: Jim & Suzi Best

Still a maiden but has finished runner-up the last twice (1m3f here/1m2f at Lingfield) despite suffering some interference; turn looks near.

5/1

OUR TIP

Form: 86700- D

Last run: 156 days

W: 9st 11lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

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5th

11

(1)

5th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

1m 0f 75y

Class 4

16:55 Nottingham

Mustarrid

8st 13lb

J: David Egan

T: Ian Williams

raced wide, in rear but in touch with leaders, switched right and up the centre from over 1f out, pushed along and outpaced from under 3f out, ridden and rallied from 2f out, stayed on but never dangerous

20/1

6th

3

(9)

5th Aug 2022

Good To Soft

1m 2f 42y

Class 5

17:07 Haydock

Mustarrid

10st 8lb

J: Miss Alice Stevens

T: Ian Williams

slowly away, behind throughout (jockey said gelding was slowly away)

25/1

5th

6

(2)

6th May 2022

Good To Firm

1m 0f 75y

Class 4

19:40 Nottingham

Mustarrid

8st 10lb

J: Benoit De La Sayette

T: Ian Williams

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TOPSPEED:

Dogged

Telegraph:

Maysong

POSTDATA:

Broctune Red

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