April 11 / 16.50 Pontefract

16.50 Pontefract

Soft

Into The Sky Pontefract Marathon Handicap (Round 2 Of The Pontefract Stayers Championship 2022)

  • Prize money: £4536
  • 2m 5f 139y
  • Class 5
  • 10 runners
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Into The Sky Pontefract Marathon Handicap (Round 2 Of The Pontefract Stayers Championship 2022)

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Scattered showers

(Won)

  • Win: £7.50
  • Place: £2.20

Form: 5672-5

Last run: 11 days

W: 8st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

5

(7)

23rd Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

16:55 Newmarket (July)

Dereham

8st 7lb

J: Harry Davies

T: John Berry

ducked left start, raced in last, nudged along and headway from 4f out, ridden to lead over 2f out, kept on well from over 1f out, always doing enough (trainer's rep could offer no explanation for the apparent improvement in form)

8/1

7th

9

(5)

30th Apr 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

15:46 Goodwood

Dereham

8st 13lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: John Berry

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  • Place: £1.60

Form: 7114-3 BF

Last run: 73 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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3rd

6

(2)

1st Jun 2022

Good To Firm

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

14:30 Nottingham

Beggarman

9st 7lb

J: Louis Steward

T: Hughie Morrison

took keen hold, held up in rear, shaken up and carried head awkwardly over 2f out, drifted left 1f out, kept on and went third towards finish

7/4

1st

3

(6)

14th May 2022

Standard

1m 6f 0y

Class 5

15:10 Chelmsford (AW)

Beggarman

9st 11lb

J: Louis Steward

T: Hughie Morrison

2nd

2

(5)

11th Apr 2022

Soft

2m 5f 139y

Class 5

16:50 Pontefract

Beggarman

9st 9lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Hughie Morrison

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 640/0/

Last run: 1108 days

W: 8st 10lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 50

Form & Verdict
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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8th

6

26th Jun 2022

Good To Soft

2m 6f 31y

Class 4

16:30 Cartmel

Liffeydale Dreamer

11st 6lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Sam England

prominent, mistake 5th, pushed along briefly just after 5 out, ridden and weakened after 4 out

4/1

3rd

2

10th Jun 2022

Good

3m 0f 149y

Class 4

20:53 Aintree

Liffeydale Dreamer

11st 8lb

J: Jonathan England

T: Sam England

led, faced strong challenge 3 out, ridden and headed after 2 out, soon outpaced, kept on final 110yds

5/4

5th

5

30th May 2022

Good

3m 1f 83y

Class 3

17:30 Cartmel

Liffeydale Dreamer

10st 7lb

J: Jonathan England

T: Sam England

10/1

Form: /57230

Last run: 24 days

W: 8st 7lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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9th

13

(10)

27th Apr 2022

Standard

2m 0f 120y

Class 6

13:05 Wolverhampton (AW)

King Christophe

10st 5lb

J: Mr Toby Wynne

T: Adrian Paul Keatley

4th

10

(10)

11th Apr 2022

Soft

2m 5f 139y

Class 5

16:50 Pontefract

King Christophe

8st 7lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Adrian Paul Keatley

11th

11

(10)

18th Mar 2022

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

King Christophe

8st 12lb

J: Lewis Edmunds

T: Adrian Paul Keatley

Veteran but he has run well in all four starts for his new stable, following a C&D second with a close third at Southwell last week; should remain competitive.

7/1

Form: 251/

Last run: 582 days

W: 9st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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2nd

5

(6)

27th Jun 2022

Good

1m 7f 217y

Class 6

19:00 Musselburgh

Balkotic

8st 11lb

J: Andrew Elliott

T: Micky Hammond

took keen hold, held up in midfield, ridden over 2f out, soon went third, went second 1f out, challenging when bandage came loose but kept on well inside final furlong, always held

11/4

4th

1

24th May 2022

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

14:32 Southwell

Balkotic

12st 0lb

J: Miss Becky Smith

T: Micky Hammond

Took a while to find his form in Britain but looked suited by step up to 3m3f when winning from the front at Sedgefield (good) three weeks ago; subsequent 4lb rise doesn't look excessive; must be considered.

11/8

1st

4

3rd May 2022

Good

3m 3f 9y

Class 5

18:20 Sedgefield

Balkotic

11st 3lb

J: Miss Becky Smith

T: Micky Hammond

Ex-French; chance on his fifth here in March (2m4f, good to soft) but didn't back it up next time and has since finished well beaten over 2m5f on the Flat; on a good mark and worth a market check on his first run at this trip.

10/1

6th
1 (4)
Niblawi

Form: 554-35

Last run: 37 days

W: 9st 12lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

1

(4)

11th Apr 2022

Soft

2m 5f 139y

Class 5

16:50 Pontefract

Niblawi

9st 12lb

J: Jason Watson

T: Adam West

1st

2

21st Mar 2022

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 4

15:55 Southwell

Niblawi

11st 13lb

J: Lee Edwards

T: Adam West

Winless since early 2019 but he arrives in decent nick; needs considering on the back of his creditable 2m handicap fifth on the Flat here 16 days ago.

12/1

5th

4

(6)

5th Mar 2022

Standard To Slow

2m 0f 102y

Class 5

19:00 Southwell (AW)

Niblawi

9st 8lb

J: Charlie Bennett

T: Adam West

Third over C&D off 1lb higher in January and looked to going okay when falling three out over hurdles at Plumpton since; could play a part if none the worse for that tumble.

12/1

Form: 6678-9

Last run: 55 days

W: 8st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
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1

7th May 2022

Good

2m 7f 63y

Class 4

16:15 Hexham

Contrebasse

11st 6lb

J: NON-RUNNER

T: Danny Brooke

His last Flat win was in August 2019 and he's struggled under both codes in his last ten runs; hurdle record stands at 0-8 and can only be watched back in this sphere.

25/1

7th

6

(2)

11th Apr 2022

Soft

2m 5f 139y

Class 5

16:50 Pontefract

Contrebasse

8st 12lb

J: Graham Lee

T: Danny Brooke

6th

6

22nd Mar 2022

Good To Soft

3m 0f 26y

Class 5

16:21 Wetherby

Contrebasse

10st 10lb

J: Emma Smith-Chaston

T: Danny Brooke

Had modest strike-rate during 31-race Flat career and is 0-7 over hurdles; 50-1 and soundly beaten when upped to 2m7f at Newcastle this month; difficult to enthuse over.

33/1

Form: 2-4356

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict
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1st

4

(1)

16th Jun 2022

Standard

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Mukha Magic

8st 13lb

J: Robert Tart

T: Gay Kelleway

made all, increased tempo 4f out, pushed along and clear with one other 3f out, ridden 2f out, kept on strongly from over 1f out, ridden out

9/2

4th

5

(6)

1st Jun 2022

Good To Firm

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

14:30 Nottingham

Mukha Magic

9st 7lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Gay Kelleway

raced in second, every chance when shaken up 2f out, outpaced and lost two places inside final furlong, rallied towards finish

7/2

Form: 40-354 CD

Last run: 47 days

W: 9st 3lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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9th

4

(9)

11th Apr 2022

Soft

2m 5f 139y

Class 5

16:50 Pontefract

Wemyss Point

9st 3lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Philip Kirby

4th

8

(8)

23rd Feb 2022

Standard

2m 0f 56y

Class 5

13:30 Newcastle (AW)

Wemyss Point

8st 11lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Philip Kirby

Split Khilwafy and Vis A Vis when a creditable third over C&D last month but not in quite the same form when fifth back here since, taking his overall Flat record to 0-17.

11/1

5th

3

(5)

15th Feb 2022

Standard To Slow

2m 0f 56y

Class 6

16:08 Newcastle (AW)

Wemyss Point

9st 6lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Philip Kirby

Close third in higher grade over C&D last time, outrunning his 50-1 odds; now 0-16 on AW but again has place hopes off unchanged mark.

13/2

10th
8 (6)
Ayda

Form: 55-609

Last run: 33 days

W: 8st 10lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 50

Form & Verdict
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

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 £347.00
Straight Forecast £292.30
Tricast £839.40
Trifecta £1637.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Wemyss Point

Telegraph:

Beggarman

The Star:

Dereham

POSTDATA:

Mukha Magic

TOPSPEED:

Contrebasse

The Guardian:

Beggarman

Daily Mail:

Beggarman

Daily Record:

Dereham

The Times:

Wemyss Point

Daily Express:

Wemyss Point

Daily Mirror:

Wemyss Point