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Beck’s Handicap

  • Prize money: £33501
  • 0m 5f 15y
  • Class 2
  • 12 runners
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Beck’s Handicap

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

16/1 (Won)

  • Win: £23.30
  • Place: £5.20

Form: -13210 CD BF

Last run: 56 days

W: 8st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Better than ever when holding off Count D'Orsay by a head over C&D in May (good to soft); did plenty in front at York 16 days later then given eight weeks off; can bounce back but stall ten will make things tough.

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8th

4

(8)

23rd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 4

16:55 Wolverhampton (AW)

Look Out Louis

9st 8lb

J: Ryan Sexton

T: Julie Camacho

Ended up dropping right away at Newcastle 13 days ago but that was his first run for five months and he's been dropped another 4lb for his troubles; likely to come good again soon, albeit perhaps in a race with fewer front-runners.

12/1

10th

5

(6)

10th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 4

18:45 Newcastle (AW)

Look Out Louis

9st 5lb

J: Ryan Sexton

T: Julie Camacho

led, headed but prominent after 1f, weakened inside final furlong

14/1

12th

11

(10)

9th Sep 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 2

16:10 Haydock

Look Out Louis

8st 7lb

J: Barry McHugh

T: Julie Camacho

Thrived last year, including when blowing his rivals away in the corresponding event off a 9lb higher mark; he hasn't looked the same force this year, including after wind surgery, and connections now change his headgear; this looks a stronger renewal than last year too.

12/1

2nd
4 (1)
Manaccan

9/2

  • Place: £2.00

Form: 164-75

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Only one win from seven career starts but continued steady progress when 1l fifth of 27 in Royal Ascot handicap (5f, good to firm) last time, leading inside the last 2f; has the best of the draw now taking on older horses for the first time; tongue tie goes on.

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3rd

1

(1)

6th May 2023

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 1

16:00 Newmarket

Manaccan

9st 12lb

J: Frankie Dettori

T: John Ryan

Came on for reappearance here in 2022 but improved with virtually every run thereafter and he didn't have to work too hard to shake off the runner-up in a Group 3 on AW in Ireland on final 3yo start; lacks a run and drawn on the flank but on the upgrade and likely to do better again.

4/1

1st

6

(2)

21st Oct 2022

Standard

0m 5f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Manaccan

10st 0lb

J: Stevie Donohoe

T: John Ryan

in touch with leaders, headway and prominent when switched right over 1f out, ridden ran on well towards near side to lead towards finish, cosily

11/2

9/1

Form: 420365 D

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Just failed from the widest stall over C&D (good to soft) in May and held form since, fifth of 20 in valuable handicap at Ascot 7 days ago; another bold bid expected, but needs things to fall his way for win purposes.

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OUR TIP

4/1

Form: 842816 CD

Last run: 8 days

W: 8st 11lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

So progressive that he beat in-form Glory Fighter over C&D (good) three weeks ago despite shaping as though a stiffer test would suit; readily excused his run at Newmarket last week (fared best of those on unfavoured side) and claims here if he is able to lay up with these quicker types.

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2nd

9

(11)

16th Apr 2024

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 3

13:50 Newmarket

Navello

9st 1lb

J: William Buick

T: George Boughey

Secured his eighth career win with a narrow success at Wolverhampton (6f) and only went up 3lb for that; in deeper here but he's coped with this level of competition in the past.

8/1

Form: -11303 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 11lb

3 yo

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Free-going sort who shaped well when third behind Live In The Dream over C&D in May; no sign of improvement in two subsequent runs and, while the make-up of this race may suit, others look stronger.

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No Results Found

Form: -49838

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Never run over 5f but has shown ample speed over 6f this season, third at Chelmsford before pace-setting eighth of 26 in Wokingham at Royal Ascot; most likely needs the drop in trip to inspire a career-best run.

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2nd

4

(5)

4th May 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 2

13:45 Newmarket

Apollo One

9st 4lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: P Charalambous & J Clutterbuck

Better than ever last year with four excellent efforts in defeat in hot 6f handicaps, including this one on his reappearance; close third in a Beverley Listed event in September and his final outing in 2023 can be safely ignored as he was drawn on the wrong side at York; back from 203 days off but he's not out of this if fully wound up for his return.

9/1

Form: 918-63 CD

Last run: 21 days

W: 8st 13lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Five course wins from 25 runs, the latest over 6f (good to soft) last September; struggled to see things out in two runs this season and re-fitted cheekpieces (worn once in 2018) need to have restorative effect.

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1st

3

(10)

10th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

19:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Gabrial The Devil

9st 7lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Richard Fahey

made virtually all, ridden over 1f out, kept on well inside final furlong

9/1

1st

1

(12)

15th Oct 2022

Soft

0m 5f 212y

Class 4

15:50 Catterick

Gabrial The Devil

9st 9lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Richard Fahey

took keen hold, prominent on outer, led narrowly or disputed lead 3f out, raced wide home turn, pushed along against near rail over 2f out, hard ridden from over 1f out, kept on well inside final furlong, always doing enough

7/1

10th

13

(13)

24th Sep 2022

Good

0m 7f 1y

Class 4

14:15 Chester

Gabrial The Devil

9st 4lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Richard Fahey

always towards rear, pushed along over 2f out, soon outpaced and no impression

12/1

Form: 641152 CD

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Made virtually all over C&D in May and matched that form when second in Listed race at Sandown 35 days ago; mark demands some improvement and stall nine presents quite a big ask for one that tends to lead.

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1st

3

(4)

25th Aug 2023

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 1

15:35 York

Live In The Dream

9st 13lb

J: Sean Kirrane

T: Adam West

Kicked off this season with two all-the-way handicap wins and placed in Group 3 (5f, soft) and Group 2 (5f, good to firm) races next twice; another good run when close Listed fourth at Deauville (5f, very soft) recently; could show up well for a long way but likely to find a few too good.

33/1

10/1

Form: 789410 CD

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

Pacey, likeable veteran whose C&D record reads 11231, latest win coming in June (good); forgiven run in a valuable handicap at Newcastle last time, but has never won off a mark this high and draw could have been kinder.

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No Results Found

Form: 586402 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Improved on final run of 2021 and creditable second to progressive sort at Sandown 14 days ago under Frederick Larson; this more speed-favouring track is likely to suit and he is drawn to attack; interesting.

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9th

2

(10)

1st Oct 2022

Good To Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 2

16:45 Ascot

King Of Stars

9st 6lb

J: Jason Watson

T: Michael Appleby

led, joined 3f out, shaken up when headed and weakened over 1f out

10/1

5th

5

(3)

20th Sep 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 2

15:27 Beverley

King Of Stars

9st 2lb

J: Alistair Rawlinson

T: Michael Appleby

ducked left start, led narrowly, shaken up over 2f out, ridden and headed over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong

4/1

3rd

5

(9)

27th Aug 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 1

14:40 Beverley

King Of Stars

9st 4lb

J: Alistair Rawlinson

T: Michael Appleby

led at fast pace, pushed along 2f out, ridden over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, soon no extra

7/1

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Payout
Exacta £2130.00
Straight Forecast £1558.80
Tricast £47688.10
Trifecta £32354.00

Selections

Telegraph:

Live In The Dream

SPOTLIGHT:

King Of Stars

NEWMARKET:

Manaccan

Daily Mirror:

Navello

The Sun:

Manaccan

The Star:

Navello

Daily Express:

Live In The Dream

Daily Record:

Live In The Dream

RP Ratings:

King Of Stars

Daily Mail:

King Of Stars