June 28 / 19.00 Chepstow

19.00 Chepstow

Good To Firm

NJP Engineering And Design Handicap

  • Prize money: £2970
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • Class 6
  • 13 runners
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NJP Engineering And Design Handicap

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

6/4 (Won)

  • Win: £2.75
  • Place: £1.40

Form: /37-11 D

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 0lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 51

Form & Verdict
In splendid form, winning over hurdles in May and beating a good yardstick at Wetherby this month (2m, good; pair clear) before following up at Nottingham (1m6f, good to firm); up 6lb but good chance of hat-trick.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

4

(4)

7th Jul 2022

Good To Firm

2m 0f 109y

Class 6

13:00 Doncaster

Infiniti

10st 13lb

J: Dr Misha Voikhansky

T: Kevin Frost

slowly into stride, in rear, headway on outer after 2f, nudged along and went second over 1f out, no impression final furlong

11/10

1st

6

(4)

28th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

2m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:00 Chepstow

Infiniti

9st 0lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Kevin Frost

towards rear, headway from over 3f out, ridden over 2f out, stayed on to lead over 1f out, ran on inside final furlong

6/4

3rd

7

(4)

15th Jun 2022

Good

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:50 Nottingham

Infiniti

8st 11lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Kevin Frost

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, ridden home turn, lost position over 3f out, soon dropped to rear, tailed off

10/1

12/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: 8-9565

Last run: 21 days

W: 8st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 45

Form & Verdict
Maiden who has had few chances over staying trips and best effort of the year was a creditable fifth over C&D in April (good to firm); Harry Davies is 1-1 for the yard, a big-priced Newmarket winner last week.
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

5

(1)

28th Jul 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 6

15:50 Nottingham

Cloudy Rose

9st 0lb

J: Faye McManoman

T: John Berry

in touch with leaders, pushed along 3f out, no extra from 2f out

6/1

2nd

10

(13)

28th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

2m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:00 Chepstow

Cloudy Rose

8st 9lb

J: Harry Davies

T: John Berry

midfield, headway from over 3f out, pushed along over 2f out, ridden and briefly led over 1f out, no extra towards finish

12/1

14/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: -61377 D

Last run: 40 days

W: 9st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict
Made successful return to 2m when making most on Kempton AW in January but he didn't find as much over that C&D in February, nor over slightly further at Wolverhampton in May; others more likely stayers today.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

8th

5

(8)

2nd Aug 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 7f 218y

Class 6

20:50 Kempton (AW)

Tulane

9st 4lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: Richard Phillips

in touch with leaders, ridden over 2f out, weakened final furlong

10/1

3rd

5

(11)

28th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

2m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:00 Chepstow

Tulane

9st 0lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: Richard Phillips

raced freely, led, headed and prominent over 8f out, shaken up to challenge from over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong

14/1

10/1

Form: 080-74

Last run: 62 days

W: 8st 11lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict
Hurdle winner in November but needs improvement on his form in staying Flat handicaps on turf/AW this year and he took a crashing fall two out at Newton Abbot this month; others higher up the list.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10th

9

(6)

2nd Aug 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 7f 218y

Class 6

20:50 Kempton (AW)

Gavin

9st 1lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Joe Ponting

held up in rear, good headway on outer 6f out, soon pressed leaders, ridden over 3f out, hung right and weakened from 2f out

14/1

3rd

9

(4)

20th Jul 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 6f 21y

Class 6

13:45 Southwell (AW)

Gavin

8st 9lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Joe Ponting

slowly away, in rear, steady headway from 4f out, ridden 3f out, went third 1f out, kept on but no match for first two

20/1

10th

11

(3)

6th Jul 2022

Good

1m 5f 11y

Class 6

17:35 Bath

Gavin

9st 2lb

J: Charles Bishop

T: Joe Ponting

raced freely, prominent, led after 2f, shaken up and headed over 2f out, soon weakened

16/1

13/2

Form: 8/9-25

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 9lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Flat/hurdle winner in Ireland earlier in career; made slow start for new yard but shaped much better when a keeping-on fifth in a stronger Pontefract race recently (2m2f, good to firm); should be very competitive here.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

4

(4)

3rd Aug 2022

Good

2m 1f 27y

Class 3

15:20 Pontefract

Uncle Henry

8st 11lb

J: Erika Parkinson

T: Shaun Harris

prominent, pressed leader 8f out, ridden and weakened from over 2f out

20/1

5th

2

(10)

28th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

2m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:00 Chepstow

Uncle Henry

9st 9lb

J: Jimmy Quinn

T: Shaun Harris

midfield, headway over 4f out, pushed along over 3f out, ridden and no impression from over 2f out, stayed on inside final furlong

13/2

5th

14

(2)

19th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

2m 2f 2y

Class 4

17:15 Pontefract

Uncle Henry

8st 7lb

J: Jimmy Quinn

T: Shaun Harris

pulled hard, midfield, towards rear halfway, ridden but no impression from over 3f out (trainer's rep said the race may have come too soon for the gelding, having run 8 days previously and he had ran flat)

40/1

Form: 74-0U6

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 61

Form & Verdict
Signs of ability on debut over 1m3f but beaten a long way in two completions in handicaps this year, over 1m4f and 1m6f, losing all chance with a very slow start at Wetherby recently; has stamina to prove and was taken out of a race on good to firm when ground thought unsuitable.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

6

(3)

23rd Jul 2022

Standard To Slow

2m 0f 56y

Class 6

17:03 Newcastle (AW)

Swiss Mistress

9st 3lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Peter Chapple-Hyam

prominent, ridden and every chance over 2f out, held over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong

12/1

6th

1

(9)

28th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

2m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:00 Chepstow

Swiss Mistress

9st 10lb

J: Callum Hutchinson

T: Peter Chapple-Hyam

prominent, dropped to midfield halfway, pushed along and headway over 3f out, ridden over 1f out, no impression inside final furlong

16/1

50/1

Form: -06976

Last run: 15 days

W: 8st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict
Has weakened in 1m6f events on AW and turf this year so has plenty to prove now tackling this greater stamina test; is one to watch.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

14th

12

(10)

2nd Aug 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 7f 218y

Class 6

20:50 Kempton (AW)

Rakish Paddy

9st 1lb

J: Tyler Heard

T: Nikki Evans

prominent, ridden and lost position 5f out, soon weakened, tailed off

50/1

7th

13

(12)

28th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

2m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:00 Chepstow

Rakish Paddy

8st 9lb

J: Gina Mangan

T: Nikki Evans

prominent, headway over 4f out, ridden and outpaced over 2f out, weakened over 1f out (jockey said gelding hung right-handed throughout)

50/1

6th

3

(2)

13th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

1m 3f 99y

Class 6

20:10 Windsor

Rakish Paddy

9st 2lb

J: Gina Mangan

T: Nikki Evans

prominent, led over 8f out, headed over 3f out, ridden and weakened over 1f out

25/1

Form: 08/02/

Last run: 682 days

W: 8st 9lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 45

Form & Verdict
Creditable runner-up over 1m4f here (soft) when last seen nearly two years ago but the absence has to be a worry and pedigree doesn't point to this trip suiting.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

12

(7)

28th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

2m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:00 Chepstow

Longville Lilly

8st 9lb

J: William Carver

T: Trevor Wall

took keen hold, midfield, pushed along and headway over 3f out, ridden and weakened over 1f out

20/1

10

(3)

11th Mar 2022

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 6

17:10 Wolverhampton (AW)

Longville Lilly

8st 9lb

J: Levi Williams

T: Trevor Wall

Off for getting on for two years since a second on soft ground; that came fresh but not after this sort of absence and she's an exposed, longstanding maiden.

33/1

OUR TIP

Form: 727822 CD

Last run: 15 days

W: 8st 12lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 49

Form & Verdict
Prolific winner at about 2m on AW and turf, including over C&D in 2020 (good); slow starts can hold her back but is in good form generally of late and is capable of taking a hand.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

2

(5)

2nd Aug 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 7f 218y

Class 6

20:50 Kempton (AW)

Bird For Life

9st 6lb

J: Isobel Francis

T: Mark Usher

slowly away, raced in last, soon pushed along, ridden and headway from 2f out, stayed on and went third inside final furlong

6/1

9th

7

(6)

28th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

2m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:00 Chepstow

Bird For Life

8st 12lb

J: Isobel Francis

T: Mark Usher

slowly away, in rear, minor headway over 2f out, stayed on inside final furlong, never dangerous

7/1

2nd

9

(11)

19th May 2022

Standard

2m 0f 120y

Class 6

13:45 Wolverhampton (AW)

Bird For Life

9st 5lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: Mark Usher

Habitual slow-starter who returned to form with a second at Southwell (2m, Tapeta) in January but she was tailed off over same C&D when last seen in March; well handicapped off 5lb lower than for last win but that was 12 months ago and she comes with risks attached after a break.

16/1

Form: 6-780

Last run: 75 days

W: 9st 2lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict
Hurdle winner for previous connections in September 2020 but lightly raced since last summer and well held on Flat handicap debut at Bath in April (1m6f, good to soft; 125-1); has something to prove for now.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10th

4

(3)

28th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

2m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:00 Chepstow

Zamarkhan

9st 2lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: Camilla Poulton

towards rear, ridden and minor headway over 3f out, never dangerous

40/1

11th

4

(1)

14th Apr 2022

Good To Soft

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

19:00 Bath

Zamarkhan

9st 5lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: Camilla Poulton

8th

3

(4)

23rd Feb 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 5

20:00 Kempton (AW)

Zamarkhan

10st 0lb

J: Christian Howarth

T: Camilla Poulton

Low-grade handicap hurdler; well held both Flat starts, including at Lingfield for new yard 18 days ago; surely booked for another struggle.

100/1

16/1

Form: 99-486

Last run: 111 days

W: 8st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict
Minor form so far, including in two 2m runs on the AW over the winter, and Bird For Life looks the yard's main hope.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

9

(6)

6th Jul 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

Class 6

13:30 Lingfield (AW)

Blue Galaxy

9st 3lb

J: Charlie Bennett

T: Mark Usher

slowly into stride, held up in rear, niggled along briefly soon after start, ridden and no impression from 3f out

33/1

11th

11

(2)

28th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

2m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:00 Chepstow

Blue Galaxy

8st 9lb

J: Laura Coughlan

T: Mark Usher

took keen hold, always towards rear (jockey said gelding hung right-handed in the straight)

16/1

6th

11

(2)

9th Mar 2022

Standard

1m 7f 169y

Class 6

16:45 Lingfield (AW)

Blue Galaxy

8st 4lb

J: Laura Coughlan

T: Mark Usher

Yet to place and sole crack at 2m (here) saw him well beaten.

25/1

8/1

Form: 60/0-3

Last run: 35 days

W: 8st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict
Selling hurdle winner last autumn but took a bad fall 13 days ago; unexposed in Flat handicaps and he ran creditably enough when third over 1m6f at Bath in May (good to soft) to think he could make an impact if none the worse for his recent mishap; cheekpieces refitted.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

7

11th Jul 2022

Good

2m 0f 167y

Class 4

15:45 Newton Abbot

Secret Secret

10st 5lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: Grace Harris

midfield, dropped to last before 5th, soon struggling, outpaced after 3 out

25/1

12th

9

(5)

28th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

2m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:00 Chepstow

Secret Secret

8st 9lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Grace Harris

prominent, outpaced over 5f out, pushed along and weakened from over 4f out

8/1

3

15th Jun 2022

Good

1m 7f 168y

Class 5

14:45 Uttoxeter

Secret Secret

11st 0lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: Grace Harris

pressed leader, prominent 4th, ridden after 3 out, went third but held after 2 out, fell heavily last

3/1

Form: 33586-

Last run: 358 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
Best form at about 1m4f on AW for William Knight; sold 12,000gns since last seen in July 2021; had wind surgery since and now tongue tied; has plenty to prove after layoff now back at 2m for new yard.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

13th

3

(1)

28th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

2m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:00 Chepstow

Signal Twenty Nine

9st 5lb

J: Tyler Heard

T: Alexandra Dunn

midfield, pushed along and weakened from over 4f out

10/1

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Payout
Exacta £165.00
Straight Forecast £114.80
Tricast £615.70
Trifecta £1130.00

Selections

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Swiss Mistress

The Guardian:

Signal Twenty Nine

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