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Good To Firm

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  • Prize money: £2970
  • 1m 3f 137y
  • Class 6
  • 11 runners
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Runners: 11 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

12/1 (Won)

  • Win: £11.00
  • Place: £2.80

Form: 0-7745 D

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict
Both wins were AW and it's a concern that he's been confined to just six turf races, with just one in each of the last two seasons (no impact); modest performer on AW who'd be in the mix if even his recent form was repeated.
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5th

3

(4)

23rd Jun 2022

Good To Firm

1m 3f 179y

Class 6

17:45 Leicester

Merweb

9st 6lb

J: Pat Dobbs

T: Henry Oliver

dwelt start, in rear, headway on outer from 4f out, going easily when pressed leader 3f out, ridden when edged right over 1f out, soon no extra, weakened gradually and lost position inside final furlong

6/1

8th

6

(3)

11th Jun 2022

Good To Soft

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

16:46 Bath

Merweb

9st 3lb

J: Charles Bishop

T: Henry Oliver

midfield, pushed along 3f out, not clear run 2f out, ridden over 1f out, no impression final furlong, not pace to challenge (jockey said gelding was denied a clear run inside the final two furlongs)

5/1

4th

3

(4)

23rd May 2022

Good To Firm

1m 3f 99y

Class 6

20:15 Windsor

Merweb

9st 8lb

J: Pat Dobbs

T: Henry Oliver

7/2

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 2-0433 C

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
AW campaign before his third of ten over C&D ten days ago (Urban Forest second); that was markedly below his 2021 turf form but still gives him a chance and both his British wins were at this track, from 13 visits.
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6th

3

(3)

29th Jun 2022

Firm

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

19:50 Bath

Uther Pendragon

9st 9lb

J: Liam Keniry

T: J S Moore

led, headed but pressed leader after 2f, ridden over 2f out, no extra final furlong

3/1

6

(5)

22nd Jun 2022

Good To Firm

1m 2f 37y

Class 6

20:00 Bath

Uther Pendragon

9st 11lb

J: Liam Keniry

T: J S Moore

Runs this track very well (dual C&D winner) and gave it a good shot from the front when fourth over C&D in competitive race for the grade 11 days ago; no surprise if he goes well again from the inside stall.

16/1

4th

8

(6)

11th Jun 2022

Good To Soft

1m 2f 37y

Class 6

16:11 Bath

Uther Pendragon

9st 3lb

J: Georgia Dobie

T: J S Moore

led, ridden and headed over 1f out, weakened final furlong

12/1

20/1

  • Place: £4.00

Form: 64508-

Last run: 127 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict
17-race maiden who has had a few trainers in her time; tried cheekpieces on latest start and now has tongue tied; best efforts at about 1m4f and a case can be made given her reduced mark but she's not the percentage call.
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2nd

4

(11)

23rd May 2022

Good To Firm

1m 3f 99y

Class 6

20:15 Windsor

Army Of One

9st 8lb

J: Aidan Keeley

T: Mitchell Hunt

3rd

3

(9)

24th Apr 2022

Good To Firm

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

15:15 Bath

Army Of One

9st 6lb

J: Sean Kirrane

T: Mitchell Hunt

17-race maiden who has had a few trainers in her time; tried cheekpieces on latest start and now has tongue tied; best efforts at about 1m4f and a case can be made given her reduced mark but she's not the percentage call.

20/1

8th

3

(2)

18th Dec 2021

Standard

1m 4f 0y

Class 6

15:40 Lingfield (AW)

Army Of One

9st 5lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Mitchell Hunt

16-race maiden who has had a few trainers in her time; ran with credit on a few occasions on the Flat and over hurdles this year and may not have stayed when well held at Wolverhampton (1m6f, Tapeta) last time, but she still needs to improve for the fitting of cheekpieces.

14/1

20/1

Form: 5940-0

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict
Sole win (11 starts) was over 1m2f on Chelmsford AW in October 2020; very disappointing in 2021 and last of ten when cheekpieces were added back at Chelmsford 17 days ago; has some C&D and continues down the weights.
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7th

9

(5)

11th Jun 2022

Good To Soft

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

16:46 Bath

Eagles Dare

8st 12lb

J: Laura Pearson

T: Denis Coakley

in rear, ridden and struggling 4f out, ridden when jockey dropped whip 2f out, weakened from over 1f out

16/1

6th

4

(4)

24th May 2022

Good To Soft

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:20 Bath

Eagles Dare

9st 4lb

J: Laura Pearson

T: Denis Coakley

Sole win was over 1m2f at Chelmsford (AW) in October 2020; disappointing in 2021 and he hasn't really looked like taking advantage of a drop in the weights in three outings this year; needs to turn over a new leaf.

10/1

4th

7

(7)

10th May 2022

Good To Firm

1m 4f 0y

Class 6

16:20 Chepstow

Eagles Dare

8st 10lb

J: Laura Pearson

T: Denis Coakley

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4/1

Form: 65430-

Last run: 144 days

W: 9st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict
Third over C&D last October in first-time cheekpieces (kept since) and he was runner-up over hurdles 16 days ago on return from four-month absence; considered each-way.
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4th

2

8th Jun 2022

Good

2m 1f 162y

Class 4

14:45 Fontwell

Limelighter

11st 10lb

J: Marc Goldstein

T: Sheena West

pressed leaders, led after 1st, not fluent 5th, hit 6th, ridden when headed home turn, not fluent when lost second 2 out, weakening when hit last

5/2

1st

1

29th May 2022

Good

2m 1f 162y

Class 5

14:04 Fontwell

Limelighter

12st 0lb

J: Marc Goldstein

T: Sheena West

13/2

Form: 2372-8 D

Last run: 25 days

W: 8st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict
His only win from 42 starts came back in July 2019; on the premises several times last year, though, and that was mostly at this track; soundly beaten on reappearance this term but could be much more of a force again with that under his belt.
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3rd

6

(5)

14th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

1m 3f 198y

Class 6

18:53 Brighton

It’s How We Roll

8st 12lb

J: Dylan Hogan

T: John Spearing

slowly away and lost many lengths start, in rear, going okay and in touch with leaders over 3f out, shaken up and headway over 2f out, soon prominent, ridden 1f out, weakened gradually final 110yds (jockey said the gelding was slowly away)

2/1

1st

10

(8)

11th Jun 2022

Good To Soft

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

16:46 Bath

It’s How We Roll

8st 9lb

J: Dylan Hogan

T: John Spearing

towards rear of midfield, going easily but waiting for room 2f out, switched right over 1f out, shaken up to lead 1f out, ran on well final 110yds, comfortably

10/1

4th

7

(6)

24th May 2022

Good To Soft

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:55 Bath

It’s How We Roll

9st 0lb

J: Dane O’Neill

T: John Spearing

On a long losing run but he often makes the frame, third of seven at Lingfield five days ago; placed three times over 11.5f on this course and he should be thereabouts again if staying this longer trip.

13/2

Form: 57760-

Last run: 181 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict
Won hurdling debut at Exeter (2m, good; first-time cheekpieces, kept since) in November but his four starts in that sphere since bore no resemblance to that; that's a major concern and he did not make a serious impact last year in any of his five Flat runs, albeit with best effort when staying on over 1m2f on good.
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7th

7

4th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 49y

Class 4

17:00 Fontwell

Romeo’s Bond

10st 3lb

J: Mitchell Bastyan

T: Milton Harris

Won weak race against own age-group on hurdle debut in November (good ground); soundly beaten in both handicap hurdles this year (good to soft/soft) but ought to be better suited by today's ground, and didn't run badly on the Flat ten days ago.

10/1

7th

2

(6)

24th Apr 2022

Good To Firm

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

15:15 Bath

Romeo’s Bond

9st 7lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: Milton Harris

Won hurdling debut at Exeter (2m, good; first-time cheekpieces, kept since) in November but his four starts in that sphere since bore no resemblance to that; that's a major concern and he did not make a serious impact last year in any of his five Flat runs, albeit with best effort when staying on over 1m2f on good.

14/1

5th

5

13th Mar 2022

Soft

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

15:48 Bangor-on-Dee

Romeo’s Bond

11st 1lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Milton Harris

Comfortably won very ordinary juvenile event on hurdling debut at Exeter (2m, good; first-time cheekpieces) in November but well beaten on first two starts this year, the latter his handicap debut; non-runner at Sandown (1.15) yesterday.

14/1

25/1

Form: 8976-8

Last run: 88 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict
12-race maiden; has not shone over hurdles, mostly with tongue tied which he isn't today; cheekpieces (tried twice over hurdles) return; debut was easily his best show on the Flat, so confidence in him isn't high.
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6

22nd Jun 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

16:35 Worcester

Appreciate

10st 7lb

J: Bradley Harris

T: Milton Harris

Much improved this summer and completed a hat-trick with a ready success at Stratford eight days ago (2m2f); no penalty for that and 3lb lower so clearly the one to beat, assuming this trip isn't a problem.

8/11

9th

7

14th Jun 2022

Good

2m 2f 148y

Class 5

13:35 Stratford

Appreciate

11st 5lb

J: Mitchell Bastyan

T: Milton Harris

took keen hold, prominent, mistake 2nd, pushed along and dropped to midfield before 3 out, dropped to rear and weakened after 2 out

9/1

1st

6

10th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 167y

Class 5

17:41 Newton Abbot

Appreciate

11st 2lb

J: Mitchell Bastyan

T: Milton Harris

held up in rear, jumped left 1st, headway and in touch with leaders after 4th, went fourth just after 3 out, ridden to lead but hung left approaching last, headed run-in, kept on and led again final stride

3/1

Form: 078-75

Last run: 88 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict
Nine starts and consistently low-level form, which he needs to improve upon markedly; last four races were 2m and otherwise unraced beyond 1m2f.
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11th

11

(9)

7th Jun 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 6

20:40 Wetherby

Emanate

8st 9lb

J: Elisha Whittington

T: Neil Mulholland

led, headed but prominent after 3f, ridden over 2f out, soon lost position, weakened over 1f out

25/1

6th

8

(8)

24th May 2022

Good To Soft

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:55 Bath

Emanate

9st 0lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Neil Mulholland

Yet to record an RPR higher than 44 in ten starts; well held here last month; hard to fancy.

20/1

20/1

Form: 40-097

Last run: 8 days

W: 8st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 46

Form & Verdict
2-37 (both wins AW) for Mick Channon and his latest start, with this headgear combination used for the first time, was the best form he's shown in three runs for new yard, albeit not solid; unraced beyond 1m2f but not totally dismissed.
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8th

7

(5)

21st May 2022

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

17:10 Lingfield (AW)

Dancing Jo

9st 5lb

J: Charles Bishop

T: Geoffrey Deacon

10th

9

(8)

24th Apr 2022

Good To Firm

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

15:15 Bath

Dancing Jo

8st 12lb

J: Rose Dawes

T: Geoffrey Deacon

2-37 (both wins AW) for Mick Channon and his latest start, with this headgear combination used for the first time, was the best form he's shown in three runs for new yard, albeit not solid; unraced beyond 1m2f but not totally dismissed.

20/1

7th

2

(6)

16th Apr 2022

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

19:00 Lingfield (AW)

Dancing Jo

10st 0lb

J: Rose Dawes

T: Geoffrey Deacon

3/1

Form: 3290-2

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict
Ten-race maiden; runner-up twice, including in ten-runner C&D handicap (good to soft) ten days ago when Uther Pendragon was third; more to prove on fast ground (second attempt) and headgear is called upon but that latest run makes him one of the more plausible candidates.
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4th

4

(2)

2nd Jun 2022

Soft

1m 3f 179y

Class 6

13:00 Leicester

Urban Forest

8st 13lb

J: Christian Howarth

T: Ed de Giles

held up in behind leaders, 10 lengths third when pushed along 4f out, hung left and ridden 2f out, no impression inside final furlong

6/1

10

(5)

23rd May 2022

Good To Firm

1m 3f 99y

Class 6

20:15 Windsor

Urban Forest

9st 2lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: Ed de Giles

6th

9

(5)

10th May 2022

Good To Firm

1m 4f 0y

Class 6

16:20 Chepstow

Urban Forest

8st 7lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Ed de Giles

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Payout
Exacta £450.00
Straight Forecast £649.30
Tricast £6836.10
Trifecta £14668.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Urban Forest

POSTDATA:

Uther Pendragon

WEST COUNTRY:

Army Of One

Daily Mirror:

Merweb

Daily Express:

It's How We Roll

RP Ratings:

Urban Forest

The Times:

Urban Forest

Telegraph:

Urban Forest

The Sun:

Urban Forest

The Star:

Urban Forest

Daily Record:

Urban Forest

LAMBOURN:

Uther Pendragon

Daily Mail:

Uther Pendragon