June 14 / 17.15 Thirsk

17.15 Thirsk

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  • 0m 5f 0y
  • Class 5
  • 10 runners
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Runners: 10 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

7/2 (Won)

  • Win: £3.50
  • Place: £1.60

Form: 2323-5 BF

Last run: 64 days

W: 9st 11lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 72

Form & Verdict
Showed fair form in a maiden and three novice events over 5f last season but below-par in a maiden at Pontefract on reappearance; has since had a wind operation and could go well on handicap debut.
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1st

5

(10)

14th Jun 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

17:15 Thirsk

Rambuso Creek

9st 11lb

J: Kevin Stott

T: Kevin Ryan

towards rear, pushed along and good headway towards near side over 1f out, led inside final furlong, soon hung left, kept on well, comfortably

7/2

5th

6

(8)

11th Apr 2022

Soft

0m 5f 3y

Class 5

14:30 Pontefract

Rambuso Creek

9st 3lb

J: Kevin Stott

T: Kevin Ryan

3rd

9

(6)

8th Oct 2021

Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 3

13:40 York

Rambuso Creek

9st 2lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Kevin Ryan

Tagula half-brother to the fairly useful 6f winner Probability; fair form when runner-up at Pontefract (6f) and Beverley (5f), every chance on latter occasion; still relatively unexposed and has each-way claims.

7/1

9/2

  • Place: £2.50

Form: -04415 D

Last run: 9 days

W: 10st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict
Has won just two of his 24 starts, the latest when beating Birkenhead (now 2lb worse off) by 2l at Ripon two runs back (5f, good); didn't get the best of runs when fifth off this 7lb higher mark at Musselburgh last time (Harrogate sixth); a possible
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2nd

3

(9)

14th Jun 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

17:15 Thirsk

Lost My Sock

10st 1lb

J: Sean Kirrane

T: Tim Easterby

chased leader, pushed along halfway, ridden over 1f out, switched left inside final furlong, kept on and went second inside final 110yds, no match for winner

9/2

5th

7

(6)

5th Jun 2022

Good

0m 5f 1y

Class 4

16:16 Musselburgh

Lost My Sock

9st 2lb

J: Brandon Wilkie

T: Tim Easterby

slowly into stride, held up in rear, going okay when switched sharply right over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on until no extra final 110yds

11/2

1st

1

(1)

26th May 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

16:25 Ripon

Lost My Sock

9st 11lb

J: David Allan

T: Tim Easterby

4/1

6/1

  • Place: £3.90

Form: 206212 D BF

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict
Easy winner of an apprentice event in first-time blinkers at Catterick two starts back (5f, good) but only second at 4/9 off same mark with same headgear at Ripon next time; stiffer task off 9lb higher.
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1st

3

(6)

27th Jun 2022

Good

0m 5f 1y

Class 5

19:30 Musselburgh

Birkenhead

9st 7lb

J: Ryan Sexton

T: Paul Midgley

taken down early, raced freely, made all, ridden over 1f out, went clear and kept on strongly inside final furlong, readily

4/1

3rd

2

(7)

14th Jun 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

17:15 Thirsk

Birkenhead

10st 1lb

J: Jonathan England

T: Paul Midgley

led, pushed along under 2f out, ridden over 1f out, edged right and headed inside final furlong, no extra and lost second inside final 110yds

6/1

2nd

2

(4)

26th May 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

16:25 Ripon

Birkenhead

9st 9lb

J: Ryan Sexton

T: Paul Midgley

10/11

6/1

Form: 0-0741 D

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 7lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 61

Form & Verdict
Back to form to win a fillies' handicap at Redcar last time (5f, good) and has a chance of following up off this 5lb higher mark.
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4th

8

(8)

14th Jun 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

17:15 Thirsk

Boudica Bay

9st 7lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: Eric Alston

held up in behind leaders, switched right halfway, soon headway and pushed along, ridden and chased leader over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong

6/1

1st

5

(4)

30th May 2022

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

15:35 Redcar

Boudica Bay

9st 2lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Eric Alston

15/2

10/1

Form: 522-18 D

Last run: 130 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Best form on the AW (5f Newcastle handicap winner in January) and probably best watched back on turf on return from a break after a below-par Newcastle run in February.
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5th

6

(2)

14th Jun 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

17:15 Thirsk

Sugar Baby

9st 8lb

J: Sam James

T: Peter Niven

slowly into stride, in rear, pushed along 2f out, some headway towards far side over 1f out, ridden and no impression final furlong

10/1

8th

9

(3)

4th Feb 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

17:45 Newcastle (AW)

Sugar Baby

8st 9lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Peter Niven

Turned in best effort when getting off the mark at the ninth attempt last time (over C&D); had previously run creditably behind Good Earth and claims up 3lb, despite also going up in grade.

4/1

1st

1

(4)

21st Jan 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

17:30 Newcastle (AW)

Sugar Baby

9st 7lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Peter Niven

Yet to win but has run creditably on all five starts over this C&D; no reason why he shouldn't give another good account.

3/1

8/1

Form: 564220

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict
Maiden who was well beaten in a 6f York handicap last time; has a chance on two previous seconds in turf handicap over 5f at Ripon (good) and Redcar (good to soft).
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6th

7

(6)

14th Jun 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

17:15 Thirsk

Murbih

9st 8lb

J: Harry Russell

T: Antony Brittain

tracked leader, pushed along 2f out, ridden over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong

8/1

16th

21

(5)

22nd May 2022

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

16:35 York

Murbih

9st 1lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Antony Brittain

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11/2

Form: -02016 C

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict
Ripon winner last month (5f, good) who was just behind Lost My Sock at Musselburgh last time (5f, good); each-way chance.
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7th

4

(5)

14th Jun 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

17:15 Thirsk

Harrogate

9st 12lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Paul Midgley

upset in stalls, chased leaders, pushed along halfway, ridden over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong (jockey said the gelding was fractious in the stalls)

11/2

6th

11

(1)

5th Jun 2022

Good

0m 5f 1y

Class 4

16:16 Musselburgh

Harrogate

8st 13lb

J: Oliver Stammers

T: Paul Midgley

ducked right start, switched left soon after start, disputed lead, pushed along and led overall 2f out, ridden and headed by winner over 1f out, weakened final 110yds

7/1

1st

6

(7)

25th May 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

18:25 Ripon

Harrogate

9st 1lb

J: Graham Lee

T: Paul Midgley

Dual C&D winner last year; form since last win in August has been patchy but he did run with credit on AW penultimate start and should be suited by the return to this venue.

8/1

14/1

Form: -73398 D

Last run: 25 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict
Well treated on his best form but was well behind Birkenhead on his last two starts and others appeal more.
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8th

10

(3)

14th Jun 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

17:15 Thirsk

Spanish Angel

9st 3lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Ruth Carr

chased leaders, pushed along 2f out, ridden over 1f out, weakened final furlong

14/1

8th

5

(6)

20th May 2022

Good To Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

17:20 Catterick

Spanish Angel

9st 3lb

J: Harry Russell

T: Ruth Carr

Hard to win with and was below-par when behind Birkenhead on the same terms at Ripon five days ago; no reason to expect tonight's slower ground will work in his favour.

12/1

9th

6

(3)

15th May 2022

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

14:10 Ripon

Spanish Angel

9st 8lb

J: Faye McManoman

T: Ruth Carr

Ran well to finish third over this trip on good ground at both Catterick (hampered late on) and Ayr in his last two starts; faster ground probably suits him even better and one to consider off the same mark.

5/1

8/1

Form: 8324-9 D

Last run: 35 days

W: 10st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict
Ex-Irish dual 5f AW winner; beaten a long way on stable debut at Beverley last month (5f, good to firm) but was fractious in the stalls and was slow to break after blindfold was taken off late; hood now tried but perhaps best watched at present.
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9th

1

(1)

14th Jun 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

17:15 Thirsk

Dandy Spirit

10st 1lb

J: Shane Gray

T: Roger Fell

midfield on outer, soon pushed along, ridden over 1f out, weakened final furlong

8/1

9th

1

(5)

10th May 2022

Good To Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

15:10 Beverley

Dandy Spirit

9st 11lb

J: Ben Curtis

T: Roger Fell

4th

2

(10)

14th Oct 2021

Yielding

0m 5f 0y

15:35 Curragh

Dandy Spirit

9st 13lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Kieran P Cotter

Dual AW winner has come back down to a competitive mark and went closest to a first win on turf when beaten a neck at Bellewstown where jockey reported he didn't handle the track; rating unchanged and can go close on more conventional course in refitted blinkers.

11/2

Form: 119858 D

Last run: 36 days

W: 9st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict
Exposed sort who has been below par since two 6f AW wins in March; others stronger.
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9th

10

(9)

24th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 2y

Class 5

13:00 Doncaster

Cool Spirit

8st 5lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: David C Griffiths

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

33/1

10th

9

(4)

14th Jun 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

17:15 Thirsk

Cool Spirit

9st 3lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: David C Griffiths

always towards rear, hung right throughout, eased and behind final furlong (jockey said the gelding hung right-handed and was unrideable in the last furlong; vet said a post-race examination failed to reveal any abnormalities)

25/1

8th

4

(3)

9th May 2022

Good To Firm

0m 5f 212y

Class 5

15:30 Catterick

Cool Spirit

9st 3lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: David C Griffiths

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Payout
Exacta £202.00
Straight Forecast £146.30
Tricast £1165.90
Trifecta £1195.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Lost My Sock

The Guardian:

Birkenhead

Telegraph:

Harrogate

The Times:

Rambuso Creek

POSTDATA:

Boudica Bay

RP Ratings:

Lost My Sock

Daily Express:

Lost My Sock

The Star:

Lost My Sock

Daily Mirror:

Birkenhead

Daily Record:

Birkenhead

Daily Mail:

Harrogate

The Sun:

Harrogate