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Unibet Summer Plate Handicap Chase (Grade 3) (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £31322.5
  • 2m 5f 89y
  • Class 1
  • 14 runners
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Unibet Summer Plate Handicap Chase (Grade 3) (GBB Race)

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

11/2 (Won)

  • Win: £6.00
  • Place: £2.10

Form: 74-153 CD

Last run: 20 days

W: 12st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 139

Form & Verdict

Drew clear to win this race by over 7l off 2lb lower last year and collected another good prize at Uttoxeter (3m, good) in April; very respectable third in Listed handicap at Uttoxeter (3m2f, good) last month; features prominently in calculations.

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8/1

  • Place: £2.60

Form: 43-121

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 125

Form & Verdict

2-3 since switched to fences last month; beat only two rivals when making all at Uttoxeter (2m4f, good) 11 days ago but did so pretty easily and still has potential.

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2nd

3

18th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 2

14:40 Worcester

La Domaniale

11st 6lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

held up in rear, headway before 4 out, kept on but no chance with winner approaching last

7/1

3rd

3

24th Aug 2023

Good

2m 3f 98y

Class 2

14:40 Stratford

La Domaniale

11st 12lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Tailed off in Summer Plate at Market Rasen last month but soft ground was an obvious excuse; won this last year (good) and also on the scoresheet at Aintree (2m4f, good) in May; she's a player now back on better ground.

6/1

9th

4

22nd Jul 2023

Good

2m 5f 89y

Class 1

15:15 Market Rasen

La Domaniale

11st 11lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Now 12lb higher than when close second to Francky Du Berlais in this race last year but posted career-best performance when scoring at Aintree (2m4f, good) in May and is not yet fully exposed; must be considered.

7/1

12/1

  • Place: £2.70

Form: 8P-222

Last run: 29 days

W: 10st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 121

Form & Verdict

0-13 over fences but runner-up all three starts this season, and was clear of the others when chasing home Mahler's Promise over C&D (good) last month; needs to find something extra today, though.

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4th

5

25th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 20y

Class 2

16:10 Perth

Statuario

10st 7lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Peter Bowen

Won two races, both over C&D on good ground, in August/September 2022; off since; pulled up on return to action at Kempton in March; soft ground not ideal and others stronger.

10/1

Form: 749-43 D

Last run: 50 days

W: 11st 8lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 133

Form & Verdict

Won valuable mares' handicap at 2021 Punchestown festival (2m5f, yielding) and is a strong contender if judged on that performance but generally very disappointing since; safely held when third of five at Limerick (2m3f, good) in May; needs to raise her game.

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7th

5

17th Nov 2022

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 96y

14:23 Clonmel

Rapid Response

10st 9lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Mrs John Harrington

Punchestown defeat of Scarlet And Dove at 2021 Punchestown festival arguably a career-best; remote last behind same rival in this year's renewal and recent handicap form leaves her with loads to find; blinkers now tried.

25/1

4

15th Oct 2022

Good

2m 5f 89y

Class 2

15:37 Market Rasen

Rapid Response

11st 3lb

J: Conor Smithers

T: Mrs John Harrington

always towards rear, never going well, ridden and behind from 7th, pulled up before 3 out (jockey said mare was never travelling)

5/1

8th

18

29th Jul 2022

Good

2m 6f 111y

18:00 Galway

Rapid Response

11st 1lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: Mrs John Harrington

prominent, pecked on landing 3rd, not fluent 9th, pressed leaders when pushed along 2 out, mistake and weakened last, ridden and no impression run-in

14/1

Form: 80-533 D

Last run: 20 days

W: 12st 0lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 139

Form & Verdict

Smart in his prime and recent placed efforts at Ballinrobe (2m7f, good to yielding) and Cartmel (2m5f, good to soft) confirm that significant ability remains; younger rivals appeal more all the same.

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11th

6

(14)

1st Dec 2023

Standard

2m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Peregrine Run

8st 13lb

J: Nathan Crosse

T: Peter Fahey

Veteran the winner of 20 of 68 races who likes a sound surface but making AW debut here on first start since August; sole Flat win came at Leopardstown in 2021.

20/1

0

1

22nd Aug 2023

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 2

18:00 Worcester

Peregrine Run

12st 0lb

J: Keith Donoghue

T: Peter Fahey

Veteran who won this race last year and followed up off today's mark at Chepstow in October; only three runs since (one on Flat) and Galway latest was a step back in the right direction; has to be considered.

9/1

3rd

4

6th Aug 2023

Good

2m 6f 111y

14:55 Galway

Peregrine Run

11st 3lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Peter Fahey

in touch with leaders, soon went modest third, reminders and lost third after 8th, not fluent and went third again 4 out, kept on run-in, never on terms

8/1

Form: 2885-2 D

Last run: 48 days

W: 11st 13lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 138

Form & Verdict

Returned from break with two disappointing efforts towards end of last season but, following a wind op, was back in the groove with creditable second at Uttoxeter (2m4f, good) in May; still on a workable mark; no surprise if he features.

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3rd

3

18th Aug 2022

Good To Firm

2m 6f 7y

Class 3

14:05 Stratford

Manofthemountain

11st 0lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Emma Lavelle

prominent, niggled along when not fluent 2 out, pushed along after 2 out, ridden and weakened quickly approaching last (trainer said, regarding the poor form shown, that the gelding had a breathing problem)

1/3

6th

4

16th Jul 2022

Good

2m 5f 89y

Class 1

15:14 Market Rasen

Manofthemountain

11st 13lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Emma Lavelle

led, headed before 1st, chased leaders 6th, left in lead 9th, headed 4 out, chased leader 3 out, ridden and weakened from 2 out

8/1

OUR TIP

Form: 231-31

Last run: 56 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 139

Form & Verdict

Improved chaser this spring, with the latter of two wins gained at Stratford (2m3f, good); 7lb higher now but 7lb claimer Jack Wildman (who has won on him twice) is back on board; could easily have more to offer over this longer trip.

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2nd

1

14th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 75y

Class 2

15:40 Newton Abbot

Light N Strike

12st 0lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Emma Lavelle

Emphatic winner at Warwick three weeks ago, taking his chasing record to 4-11; probably capable of better yet but needs to be, having been hiked up 8lb for that success; still firmly considered, though.

15/8

1st

3

24th May 2023

Good

2m 0f 54y

Class 2

16:20 Warwick

Light N Strike

11st 0lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Emma Lavelle

Three-time chase winner on good ground; ran well in defeat at Kempton (2m2f good to soft) last month, after a layoff, and could quite plausibly be seen to better effect on today's quicker surface and on this left-handed track.

4/1

2nd

1

24th Apr 2023

Good

2m 2f 0y

Class 3

17:55 Kempton

Light N Strike

12st 1lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Emma Lavelle

midfield

10/1

Form: 31P-41

Last run: 6 days

W: 10st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

3-6 since fitted with cheekpieces in the winter, and looked in particularly good nick when easily drawing 14l clear in Class 5 event at Stratford (2m6f, good) on Sunday; effectively 6lb higher under penalty here but it will be interesting to see whether he can cope with the steep rise in grade.

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1st

3

4th Apr 2024

Soft

3m 0f 60y

Class 4

14:05 Southwell

Rostello

11st 4lb

J: Luke Scott

T: Dr Richard Newland & Jamie Insole

Five-time winner over fences who returned to hurdling last time at Bangor and ran well off his 7lb lower mark in that scene; previous C&D winner and should be a factor.

9/2

2nd

2

23rd Mar 2024

Soft

2m 7f 32y

Class 5

16:15 Bangor-on-Dee

Rostello

12st 0lb

J: Cillin Leonard

T: Dr Richard Newland & Jamie Insole

Five-time winner over fences but 0-11 over hurdles; returned from break with heavy-ground success in the autumn but was tailed off in Sedgefield marathon chase in January and has become hard to predict.

8/1

10/1

Form: -23411

Last run: 3 days

W: 11st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 123

Form & Verdict

Ex-French 7yo who has won the last two of this season's four British starts; makes quick reappearance after 28l romp in four-runner race at Uttoxeter (2m4f, good) on Wednesday; this will be tougher under a 5lb penalty but he's evidently in very good nick.

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No Results Found

Form: 21-111

Last run: 36 days

W: 11st 5lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 130

Form & Verdict

Lightly raced under rules and has made impressive start to chasing career this season, winning three small-field novices' handicaps (2m-2m4f) in good style; today's race will provide a much tougher test of his mettle but it's very hard to gauge the limit of his ability.

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1

28th Feb 2023

Good

2m 3f 51y

Class 3

14:15 Catterick

Mortlach

11st 10lb

J: Jack Hogan

T: Fergal O’Brien

Strike-rate of 5-12 over fences and was highly tried before making the most of a good opportunity at Newbury (2m handicap on good to firm); this looks another good piece of placing even with his penalties.

11/10

1st

1

19th Feb 2023

Good To Firm

2m 0f 92y

Class 2

14:00 Newbury

Mortlach

11st 9lb

J: Paddy Brennan

T: Fergal O’Brien

pressed leader, not fluent 1st, briefly led before 4th, pushed along approaching last, led narrowly after 9th, ridden run-in, went clear final 110yds, kept on well

6/4

5

11th Feb 2023

Good

2m 0f 92y

Class 1

15:00 Newbury

Mortlach

11st 2lb

J: Connor Brace

T: Fergal O’Brien

Tough and consistent novice chaser; not disgraced behind a very useful rival in match race at Plumpton (2m3f) most recently, though proved no match for the winner; has bits of Grade 2 form but this is a harder task; bottom of this field on ratings.

50/1

Form: 817212 CD BF

Last run: 5 days

W: 11st 5lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 130

Form & Verdict

Ex-French 11yo who has won four chases this season, most recently when running his rivals ragged from the front over C&D (good; first-time blinkers) a fortnight ago; tired and well held in second after another very positive ride over hurdles on Monday but could take some catching if he gets into a good jumping rhythm.

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5

9th Dec 2022

Good

2m 7f 214y

Class 4

11:55 Doncaster

Al Roc

11st 7lb

J: Theo Gillard

T: David Pipe

Tough sort who won four handicaps at around 2m5f (good) between May-July but he's generally struggled since last success and was a remote last of three at Leicester last time; takes a big drop back in grade but he's never won over this far and others are preferred.

14/1

3rd

4

27th Nov 2022

Good To Firm

2m 4f 25y

Class 2

15:10 Leicester

Al Roc

10st 4lb

J: Philip Armson

T: David Pipe

Tough sort having scored four times during a very busy 2022 (has raced 23 times this year); however, has proved far from consistent since the last success; receives plenty of weight from his rivals, having dropped to a handy mark, but not sure what to expect.

20/1

10

13th Nov 2022

Good To Soft

3m 3f 149y

Class 3

14:05 Fontwell

Al Roc

10st 8lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: David Pipe

This will be his 23rd race of 2022; registered four wins in May-July at around 2m4f-2m5f but has run with credit in only one of his last nine starts (three runs back); despite his fall in the weights, he does not look the percentage call; connections run four.

33/1

Form: 25-221 C

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 3lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 128

Form & Verdict

Doubled chasing tally with 17l win from the front in small-field event here (2m3f, good) last summer and returns here after easily winning an uncompetitive novice hurdle last month; needs a career best today but is not yet fully exposed over fences.

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6th

5

25th Apr 2024

Good

2m 3f 0y

Class 4

15:10 Warwick

Tardree

11st 7lb

J: Harry Reed

T: L J Morgan

Bumper/hurdle/chase winner; hasn't got himself together in four runs after a lengthy break, in a hurdle and three chases (all handicaps); others have more pressing claims.

25/1

0

6

24th Aug 2023

Good

2m 3f 98y

Class 2

14:40 Stratford

Tardree

11st 3lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: L J Morgan

Won three times last June-October and soft ground may have been against him in the Summer Plate last time; however, he hasn't really shone on good going on his two other runs this summer and others have more pressing claims.

12/1

Form: 533-31 CD

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 127

Form & Verdict

Pretty consistent chaser who drew clear of the others with Statuario to score over C&D (good) four weeks ago; probably doesn't have much margin for error off today's 5lb higher mark, though.

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10

16th Jul 2022

Good

2m 5f 89y

Class 1

15:14 Market Rasen

Mahlers Promise

11st 2lb

J: Micheal Nolan

T: Seamus Mullins

midfield, blundered and unseated rider 5th

12/1

1st

6

17th Jun 2022

Good

2m 5f 89y

Class 3

15:20 Market Rasen

Mahlers Promise

11st 6lb

J: Micheal Nolan

T: Seamus Mullins

prominent, went second 2nd, pressed leader from 6th, led before 2 out, kept on well, ridden out

8/1

3rd

7

8th May 2022

Good

2m 3f 164y

Class 2

15:25 Plumpton

Mahlers Promise

10st 5lb

J: Micheal Nolan

T: Seamus Mullins

Just 1-8 over fences but is fairly consistent, and posted a good effort when keeping-on third in valuable series final at Haydock (2m4f, good to soft) last month; will be fine on the quicker ground here and remains on a workable mark; no surprise if he features.

6/1

Form: 134-51 C

Last run: 29 days

W: 11st 2lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 127

Form & Verdict

Has developed into a useful chaser since joining Laura Morgan in 2020, winning three times (2m4f-3m), and bounced back quickly from a disappointing reappearance run when comfortably taking novice hurdle here (2m7f, good) last month; not getting any younger but current mark is workable.

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11

16th Jul 2022

Good

2m 5f 89y

Class 1

15:14 Market Rasen

Licklighter

11st 2lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: L J Morgan

always towards rear, lost touch 4 out, pulled up before 3 out

20/1

1st

2

17th Jun 2022

Good

2m 7f 16y

Class 4

14:10 Market Rasen

Licklighter

11st 4lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: L J Morgan

made all, went clear from 2 out, comfortably

9/2

5th

3

28th May 2022

Good

2m 6f 31y

Class 4

14:09 Cartmel

Licklighter

11st 3lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: L J Morgan

11/4

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Payout
Exacta £490.00
Straight Forecast £428.40
Tricast £3961.40
Trifecta £3417.00

Selections

RP Ratings:

Manofthemountain

The Times:

La Domaniale

SPOTLIGHT:

Francky Du Berlais

Telegraph:

Light N Strike

WEST COUNTRY:

Mortlach

POSTDATA:

Al Roc

The Guardian:

La Domaniale

Daily Record:

La Domaniale

TOPSPEED:

Manofthemountain

Daily Mail:

Manofthemountain

Daily Express:

Manofthemountain

Daily Mirror:

Manofthemountain