May 18 / 19.30 Kempton (AW)

19.30 Kempton (AW)

Standard To Slow

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  • 1m 3f 219y
  • Class 3
  • 10 runners
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Runners: 10 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Showers

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3/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.50
  • Place: £2.50

Form: 5-0441 D

Last run: 10 days

W: 8st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict
Back to winning ways when rewarding good support at Hamilton ten days ago (1m3f, good); unpenalised for that success and Harry Davies takes off a further 7lb; 0-3 on AW but placed on each occasion; obvious claims.
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7th

6

(6)

28th May 2022

Good

1m 5f 84y

Class 3

15:10 Chester

Heart Of Soul

9st 3lb

J: Connor Planas

T: Ian Williams

4/1

1st

10

(4)

18th May 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 3

19:30 Kempton (AW)

Heart Of Soul

8st 12lb

J: Harry Davies

T: Ian Williams

Back to winning ways when rewarding good support at Hamilton ten days ago (1m3f, good); unpenalised for that success and Harry Davies takes off a further 7lb; 0-3 on AW but placed on each occasion; obvious claims.

3/1

1st

11

(2)

8th May 2022

Good To Soft

1m 3f 15y

Class 4

18:45 Hamilton

Heart Of Soul

9st 6lb

J: Ben Sanderson

T: Ian Williams

12/1

  • Place: £2.60

Form: 7-3335 C

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
7f winner here in January 2021; yet to win a handicap but enough good runs to think this sort of mark wasn't out of his range; no improvement for the step up to 1m4f at Epsom last time though.
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3rd

5

(2)

29th Jun 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 3

18:30 Kempton (AW)

Year Of The Dragon

9st 5lb

J: Marco Ghiani

T: William Knight

took keen hold, prominent, pushed along 2f out, ridden over 1f out, soon went second, kept on but lost second final strides

8/1

7th

2

(5)

10th Jun 2022

Good

1m 5f 188y

Class 4

17:10 York

Year Of The Dragon

9st 9lb

J: Luke Morris

T: William Knight

held up in behind leaders, pushed along over 3f out, ridden over 2f out, soon beaten

13/2

2nd

7

(10)

18th May 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 3

19:30 Kempton (AW)

Year Of The Dragon

9st 2lb

J: Luke Morris

T: William Knight

7f winner here in January 2021; yet to win a handicap but enough good runs to think this sort of mark wasn't out of his range; no improvement for the step up to 1m4f at Epsom last time though.

12/1

12/1

  • Place: £3.70

Form: 11407- C

Last run: 196 days

W: 9st 3lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Stepping up to staying trips saw him take a big step forward last summer, landing a 1m6f handicap at Sandown in July and following up here (2m) one month later; less good on final two runs in 2021, after which he was gelded; stable also run Thunderclap.
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4th

7

(5)

1st Jun 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 3

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Vino Victrix

9st 1lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: Hughie Morrison

prominent, pushed along over 2f out, ridden and outpaced over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong

6/1

3rd

5

(6)

18th May 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 3

19:30 Kempton (AW)

Vino Victrix

9st 3lb

J: George Rooke

T: Hughie Morrison

Stepping up to staying trips saw him take a big step forward last summer, landing a 1m6f handicap at Sandown in July and following up here (2m) one month later; less good on final two runs in 2021, after which he was gelded; stable also run Thunderclap.

12/1

Form: 2311-4 CD

Last run: 23 days

W: 8st 13lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Three AW wins in 2021, including here over 1m4f and 1m3f on her final two outings; perhaps she will be sharper with last month's return to action at Windsor behind her and she is not yet fully exposed on AW.
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4th

4

(5)

10th Jun 2022

Good To Soft

1m 3f 218y

Class 4

19:34 Goodwood

Spring Glow

9st 11lb

J: David Probert

T: Andrew Balding

pressed leader, led over 3f out, ridden and headed 2f out, weakened from over 1f out

7/2

4th

9

(5)

18th May 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 3

19:30 Kempton (AW)

Spring Glow

8st 13lb

J: David Probert

T: Andrew Balding

Three AW wins in 2021, including here over 1m4f and 1m3f on her final two outings; perhaps she will be sharper with last month's return to action at Windsor behind her and she is not yet fully exposed on AW.

6/1

Form: 007/00

Last run: 89 days

W: 9st 11lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
Boasted some smart handicap form in 2018; not stood a huge amount of racing since then and his two runs in Dubai this year (after 506 days on the sidelines) saw him finish down the field; stable going well at present though and he's not a forlorn hope back in calmer waters.
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5th

1

(2)

18th May 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 3

19:30 Kempton (AW)

Dubai Horizon

9st 11lb

J: Stefano Cherchi

T: Saeed bin Suroor

Boasted some smart handicap form in 2018; not stood a huge amount of racing since then and his two runs in Dubai this year (after 506 days on the sidelines) saw him finish down the field; stable going well at present though and he's not a forlorn hope back in calmer waters.

8/1

Form: 24217-

Last run: 228 days

W: 9st 3lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Promise in maidens/novice events at up to 1m2f before readily justifying favouritism on her handicap debut in September (extended 1m3f); pulled hard when well beaten at Newmarket when last seen in October; still has potential over middle distances and a tongue-tie joins her usual hood on this return to action.
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6th

6

(1)

18th May 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 3

19:30 Kempton (AW)

Jasmine Joy

9st 3lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: James Fanshawe

Promise in maidens/novice events at up to 1m2f before readily justifying favouritism on her handicap debut in September (extended 1m3f); pulled hard when well beaten at Newmarket when last seen in October; still has potential over middle distances and a tongue-tie joins her usual hood on this return to action.

5/1

7th

5

(2)

2nd Oct 2021

Good

1m 4f 0y

Class 2

15:05 Newmarket

Jasmine Joy

9st 0lb

J: William Buick

T: James Fanshawe

Hooded this season; twice rather disappointing before she won eight-runner race for handicap debut at Yarmouth (good) last time on step up to 11.4f; acts on good to soft (promise on soft on debut); up 6lb but today's extra yardage boosts interest in her.

5/1

1st

4

(2)

16th Sep 2021

Good

1m 3f 104y

Class 4

14:50 Yarmouth

Jasmine Joy

9st 7lb

J: William Buick

T: James Fanshawe

Hooded this season; got to within 2l of last week's highly impressive Doncaster Group 2 winner Free Wind on her reappearance and when second at Nottingham (again 1m2f) last time it was a messy enough race; open to improvement now handicapping over a trip that should suit.

4/1

Form: 11031- C

Last run: 212 days

W: 9st 3lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Came good here last August, winning Class 6 and Class 5 handicaps over 1m in good style; ended 2021 with another personal best when readily seeing off ten rivals at Pontefract (1m2f, soft) in October; hit with an 8lb rise for that but he could fare better at four and the new trip is another possible source of improvement; one to consider.
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8th

3

(4)

2nd Jun 2022

Good

1m 2f 1y

Class 4

17:15 Redcar

Thunderclap

9st 8lb

J: James Doyle

T: Hughie Morrison

awkward start, bumped soon after start, in touch with leaders on outer, drifted left and hampered rival after 3f, ridden over 3f out, lost ground quickly over 2f out, soon eased, tailed off (jockey said gelding stopped quickly)

7/1

7th

4

(9)

18th May 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 3

19:30 Kempton (AW)

Thunderclap

9st 3lb

J: Jim Crowley

T: Hughie Morrison

Came good here last August, winning Class 6 and Class 5 handicaps over 1m in good style; ended 2021 with another personal best when readily seeing off ten rivals at Pontefract (1m2f, soft) in October; hit with an 8lb rise for that but he could fare better at four and the new trip is another possible source of improvement; one to consider.

11/2

1st

10

(2)

18th Oct 2021

Soft

1m 2f 5y

Class 4

14:30 Pontefract

Thunderclap

8st 13lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Hughie Morrison

3yo who didn't shine when tackling 1m2f in May/July but has improved since, winning twice at Kempton (1m, AW) in August, and the way he kept on for third here (1m, soft) a fortnight ago suggests he's well worth another crack at today's trip; respected.

5/1

14/1

Form: 4328-8

Last run: 32 days

W: 9st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict
Can be difficult to settle and there was no return to peak form on last month's seasonal/stable debut at Newbury; however, he may have needed the run and he's on a handy mark on last season's best efforts for David O'Meara over 1m4f-2m.
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4th

2

(3)

5th Jul 2022

Good To Firm

1m 4f 5y

Class 4

14:45 Pontefract

Eagle Court

9st 13lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: Tom Ward

led narrowly or disputed lead, pushed along and carried head awkwardly from over 3f out, ridden under 3f out, switched to near side from 2f out, headed and weakened over 1f out

10/1

6th

5

(12)

31st May 2022

Good

1m 4f 0y

Class 4

15:10 Newbury

Eagle Court

9st 8lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: Tom Ward

in rear, pushed along and headway over 2f out, soon ridden and no extra (vet said gelding lost his right hind shoe)

16/1

8th

8

(7)

18th May 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 3

19:30 Kempton (AW)

Eagle Court

9st 0lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Tom Ward

Can be difficult to settle and there was no return to peak form on last month's seasonal/stable debut at Newbury; however, he may have needed the run and he's on a handy mark on last season's best efforts for David O'Meara over 1m4f-2m.

14/1

10/1

Form: 411-00 D

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict
1m2f wins at Lingfield and Chelmsford this winter (has also won over this trip); disappointing in Class 2 events on his last two starts but could bounce back now eased in grade.
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9th

2

(8)

18th May 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 3

19:30 Kempton (AW)

Sky Power

9st 10lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Ralph Beckett

1m2f wins at Lingfield and Chelmsford this winter (has also won over this trip); disappointing in Class 2 events on his last two starts but could bounce back now eased in grade.

10/1

10th

10

(7)

18th Apr 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 2

15:30 Kempton (AW)

Sky Power

8st 13lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Ralph Beckett

10th

6

(11)

1st Jan 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 23y

Class 2

16:00 Southwell (AW)

Sky Power

9st 4lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Ralph Beckett

Three wins and two seconds from his six AW starts and he scored a shade cosily at Chelmsford (1m2f) last month; today's opposition is tougher but he's open to further improvement and high on the list.

5/1

Form: 5-4625 CD

Last run: 90 days

W: 9st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Absent for 549 days prior to four creditable runs on AW at Lingfield in December and January (1m2f and 1m4f); ran poorly at Chelmsford when last seen in February though and something to prove despite his reduced mark.
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8th

11

(11)

25th Jun 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 42y

Class 3

17:13 Newcastle (AW)

Deal A Dollar

8st 8lb

J: Luke Morris

T: David Simcock

slowly away, held up in rear, pushed along over 3f out, ridden over 2f out, soon held, made no impression (jockey said mare ran flat)

9/2

10th

3

(3)

18th May 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 3

19:30 Kempton (AW)

Deal A Dollar

9st 6lb

J: Hayley Turner

T: David Simcock

Absent for 549 days prior to four creditable runs on AW at Lingfield in December and January (1m2f and 1m4f); ran poorly at Chelmsford when last seen in February though and something to prove despite his reduced mark.

12/1

5th

1

(5)

17th Feb 2022

Standard

1m 6f 0y

Class 3

18:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Deal A Dollar

9st 12lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: David Simcock

1lb below his last winning mark, but yet to rediscover peak form form in four starts since returning from a mammoth absence in December; may not have achieved much when second of three behind Crimson King in a slowly run contest at Lingfield (1m4f, Polytrack) last month; others more convincing.

7/2

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Payout
Exacta £757.00
Straight Forecast £582.10
Tricast £6150.70
Trifecta £9541.00

Selections

POSTDATA:

Heart Of Soul

SPOTLIGHT:

Thunderclap

TOPSPEED:

Year Of The Dragon

NEWMARKET:

Jasmine Joy

Daily Mirror:

Spring Glow

RP Ratings:

Dubai Horizon

Daily Express:

Thunderclap

The Star:

Thunderclap

The Times:

Heart Of Soul

Telegraph:

Heart Of Soul

The Guardian:

Heart Of Soul

Daily Mail:

Heart Of Soul

The Sun:

Heart Of Soul

Daily Record:

Heart Of Soul