April 29 / 17.05 Newcastle (AW)

17.05 Newcastle (AW)

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Quinnbet Apprentice Handicap

  • Prize money: £2970
  • 1m 2f 42y
  • Class 6
  • 11 runners
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Quinnbet Apprentice Handicap

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Partly cloudy

7/2 (Won)

  • Win: £2.25
  • Place: £1.20

Form: -71808

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict
Capitalised on his drop in the weights when landing a Wolverhampton handicap (extended 1m1f) in February; that effort was backed up by the clock and although he hasn't built on it since, he's more than capable at this level; leading claims.
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1st

1

(11)

29th Apr 2022

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

17:05 Newcastle (AW)

It’s A Love Thing

9st 12lb

J: Ryan Sexton

T: John Butler

Capitalised on his drop in the weights when landing a Wolverhampton handicap (extended 1m1f) in February; that effort was backed up by the clock and although he hasn't built on it since, he's more than capable at this level; leading claims.

7/2

8th

3

(8)

15th Apr 2022

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

15:20 Chelmsford (AW)

It’s A Love Thing

9st 7lb

J: George Wood

T: John Butler

Cashed in on a reduced mark with a narrow win at Wolverhampton (9.4f) in February but he's finished in rear at same track in both subsequent runs; has something to prove again and needs another bolt from the blue.

20/1

10th

7

(1)

29th Mar 2022

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 5

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

It’s A Love Thing

8st 11lb

J: Grace McEntee

T: John Butler

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5/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 652584

Last run: 41 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict
Made a winning nursery debut back in October 2019 but she has been beaten on her next 29 starts; more than capable of a big run off her lowly mark but opposable for win purposes.
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3rd

12

(6)

24th Jun 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

16:55 Newcastle (AW)

Parikarma

10st 2lb

J: Mr Fletcher Yarham

T: Ed Dunlop

pressed leader, lost position over 4f out, soon ridden and weakened, tailed off

12/1

3rd

3

(7)

9th Jun 2022

Good To Soft

1m 2f 50y

Class 6

17:05 Nottingham

Parikarma

9st 7lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Ed Dunlop

raced in second, ridden and lost ground over 2f out, held but kept on final 110yds, lost second towards finish

13/2

7th

3

(4)

18th May 2022

Good To Firm

1m 0f 3y

Class 6

16:52 Yarmouth

Parikarma

9st 8lb

J: Angus Villiers

T: Ed Dunlop

Runner-up twice on AW (1m2f/1m3f) this year but she was disappointing as favourite when dropped back to 8.6f at Wolverhampton 12 days ago; overall record now stands at 1-35 and she comes with risks attached; change of headgear.

3/1

5/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 076-04

Last run: 42 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict
Boasts a poor strike-rate but he is on a lowly mark and ran creditably over C&D on his return from a short break six weeks ago; engaged 5.30 Pontefract Wednesday.
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2nd

2

(7)

6th Aug 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

17:45 Ayr

Iron Sheriff

10st 1lb

J: Miss Amy Collier

T: Roger Fell

steadied start, took keen hold, held up in last, ridden 2f out, went third inside final furlong, kept on and went second towards finish

9/1

5th

3

(6)

5th Aug 2022

Good

1m 0f 208y

Class 6

13:40 Musselburgh

Iron Sheriff

9st 5lb

J: Jonny Peate

T: Roger Fell

towards rear, ridden over 1f out, ran on inside final furlong, never dangerous

6/1

2nd

4

(5)

23rd Jul 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

13:35 Newcastle (AW)

Iron Sheriff

9st 8lb

J: Jonny Peate

T: Roger Fell

held up in rear, switched right and headway from 2f out, soon ridden, every chance over 1f out, kept on but held final 110yds

4/1

Form: 3/0-09

Last run: 95 days

W: 8st 10lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 45

Form & Verdict
Whiff of promise in the summer of 2020 but she has been well beaten in her three runs back from a long absence; too much to prove.
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7th

9

(8)

30th Jul 2022

Good

1m 3f 15y

Class 6

20:30 Hamilton

Wildmountainthyme

9st 0lb

J: Amie Waugh

T: Stella Barclay

midfield, switched left and ridden over 2f out, weakened inside final furlong

16/1

5th

7

(4)

18th Jun 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

16:54 Ayr

Wildmountainthyme

9st 9lb

J: Laura Coughlan

T: Stella Barclay

slowly away, pushed along soon after start, in rear and struggling after 1f, some headway but still plenty to do 4f out, soon ridden, never on terms (jockey said mare was slowly away and never travelling)

3/1

8/1

Form: 0/7-30

Last run: 98 days

W: 9st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict
He had 514 days on the sidelines prior to an encouraging return to action at Lingfield in December; finished third over this trip at Lingfield the following month but he has been absent since a heavy defeat at Southwell two weeks later; not easy to assess.
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4th

5

(1)

4th Jun 2022

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 6

18:15 Lingfield (AW)

Hart Fell

9st 4lb

J: Sean Levey

T: Kevin Frost

slowly into stride, soon prominent, led but pestered 6f out, ridden and headed over 1f out, weakened inside final 110yds

10/1

7th

8

(10)

10th May 2022

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

18:00 Newcastle (AW)

Hart Fell

9st 1lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Kevin Frost

Form: -28446 C

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 4lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict
No issue with the prevailing conditions and he has run several good races in defeat since his last win 13 months ago; was well below par at Wolverhampton last time but no surprise to see him bounce back.
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5th

7

(9)

9th May 2022

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 6

15:10 Wolverhampton (AW)

International Law

9st 5lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Antony Brittain

6th

5

(8)

29th Apr 2022

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

17:05 Newcastle (AW)

International Law

9st 4lb

J: Harry Russell

T: Antony Brittain

No issue with the prevailing conditions and he has run several good races in defeat since his last win 13 months ago; was well below par at Wolverhampton last time but no surprise to see him bounce back.

6/1

6th

7

(3)

12th Apr 2022

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 6

17:05 Wolverhampton (AW)

International Law

9st 2lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Antony Brittain

Form: 64-60

Last run: 59 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
No improvement for the switch to handicaps when tenth of 12 over C&D last month; still relatively early days but others have more obvious claims.
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3

30th May 2022

Good

2m 1f 46y

Class 4

13:40 Cartmel

Minute Waltz

11st 2lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Peter Niven

Half-sister to the yard's successful jumper Malystic but she was pulled up in a bumper/novice hurdle before showing low-level form on the flat, from 1m to 1m4f; tried in blinkers but a hood did nothing for her.

33/1

11th

8

(6)

9th May 2022

Good To Firm

1m 4f 13y

Class 6

15:00 Catterick

Minute Waltz

9st 0lb

J: Ben Curtis

T: Peter Niven

7th

9

(3)

29th Apr 2022

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

17:05 Newcastle (AW)

Minute Waltz

8st 12lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Peter Niven

No improvement for the switch to handicaps when tenth of 12 over C&D last month; still relatively early days but others have more obvious claims.

25/1

Form: 396375

Last run: 27 days

W: 8st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict
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.
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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

Form: -68530

Last run: 42 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 49

Form & Verdict
She was making her handicap debut when third of 12 over C&D in March, a run that offered hope of better; unable to build on it last time, however, and others are more appealing in this line up.
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3rd

4

(4)

3rd Aug 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

13:30 Newcastle (AW)

Turbulent Power

9st 0lb

J: Alex Jary

T: Brian Rothwell

slowly into stride, held up in rear, shaken up over 2f out, headway over 1f out, went third final strides, no match for first two

33/1

8th

10

(4)

10th May 2022

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

18:00 Newcastle (AW)

Turbulent Power

8st 10lb

J: Faye McManoman

T: Brian Rothwell

9th

7

(5)

29th Apr 2022

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

17:05 Newcastle (AW)

Turbulent Power

9st 0lb

J: Faye McManoman

T: Brian Rothwell

She was making her handicap debut when third of 12 over C&D in March, a run that offered hope of better; unable to build on it last time, however, and others are more appealing in this line up.

16/1

20/1

Form: 9/464-

Last run: 295 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
Didn't progress in six Flat runs for Sir Mark Prescott; very modest form over hurdles for new yard; getting back on the Flat may help but others appear much safer.
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10th

2

(6)

29th Apr 2022

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

17:05 Newcastle (AW)

Sisu

9st 7lb

J: Connor Murtagh

T: Susan Corbett

Didn't progress in six Flat runs for Sir Mark Prescott; very modest form over hurdles for new yard; getting back on the Flat may help but others appear much safer.

20/1

7

27th Mar 2022

Good

2m 1f 0y

Class 5

15:01 Carlisle

Sisu

10st 0lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Susan Corbett

Modest maiden on the Flat for Sir Mark Prescott and beaten a long way in four starts over hurdles since joining this yard; hard to fancy despite a more realistic assignment.

20/1

5

(2)

18th Mar 2022

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

17:45 Newcastle (AW)

Sisu

9st 3lb

J: Phil Dennis

T: Susan Corbett

Modest maiden on the Flat for Sir Mark Prescott and beaten a long way in four starts over hurdles since joining this yard; hard to fancy.

33/1

Form: 0000-

Last run: 233 days

W: 8st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict
Poor form in four starts last year, including his handicap debut; new trip and headgear not enough to tempt.
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9th

8

(1)

30th Jul 2022

Good

1m 1f 35y

Class 6

21:00 Hamilton

Mr Gambino

9st 0lb

J: Paula Muir

T: John David Riches

slowly away, always towards rear

66/1

7

(4)

9th Jul 2022

Good To Firm

1m 3f 15y

Class 6

20:00 Hamilton

Mr Gambino

9st 0lb

J: Harry Russell

T: John David Riches

Has shown only poor form at best and even this low a mark looks testing.

33/1

5th

3

(2)

15th Jun 2022

Good To Soft

1m 1f 35y

Class 6

17:15 Hamilton

Mr Gambino

9st 4lb

J: Harry Russell

T: John David Riches

towards rear, detached and pushed along 3f out, minor headway when not clear run under 2f out, no extra from over 1f out

66/1

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Payout
Exacta £112.00
Straight Forecast £113.20
Tricast £429.00
Trifecta £364.00

Selections

RP Ratings:

Parikarma

Daily Mirror:

Ranger Bob

SPOTLIGHT:

It's A Love Thing

The Star:

Iron Sheriff

Daily Express:

Hart Fell

POSTDATA:

International Law

The Sun:

Ranger Bob

NEWMARKET:

Parikarma

The Times:

Parikarma

Telegraph:

Parikarma

The Guardian:

Parikarma

Daily Mail:

Parikarma

Daily Record:

Parikarma