July 23 / 15.42 Newmarket (July)

15.42 Newmarket (July)

Good To Firm

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  • Prize money: £8100
  • 0m 6f 0y
  • Class 3
  • 8 runners
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Runners: 8 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

9/2 (Won)

  • Win: £3.13
  • Place: £1.50

Form: 2/1112 D BF

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
Had been off for 568 days before rattling off a quick hat-trick over this trip on good ground/AW in May; didn't appear to lack for stamina when narrowly beaten at Doncaster (7f, good to firm) four weeks ago and has been raised another 4lb in the meantime, but he finished well clear of the third that day so another big run looks on the cards.
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1st

1

(6)

23rd Jul 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

15:42 Newmarket (July)

Pure Dreamer

9st 9lb

J: Sean Levey

T: Richard Hannon

slowly away, towards rear, waiting for room from over 1f out, switched right inside final furlong, ridden to lead inside final 110yds, readily

9/2

2nd

3

(4)

25th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 6y

Class 4

20:00 Doncaster

Pure Dreamer

9st 9lb

J: Sean Levey

T: Richard Hannon

slowly into stride, in rear, not clear run over 2f out, headway over 1f out, ridden and chased winner inside final furlong, ran on

9/4

1st

1

(6)

30th May 2022

Good

0m 6f 12y

Class 4

18:10 Windsor

Pure Dreamer

9st 9lb

J: Sean Levey

T: Richard Hannon

7/4

9/2

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 320803 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Had dropped 1lb lower than when last successful when beaten just over a length into third of eight at Pontefract (6f, good to firm) last time; each-way claims from the same mark with cheekpieces now removed.
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1st

3

(1)

5th Aug 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

20:20 Newmarket (July)

Bergerac

9st 4lb

J: Neil Callan

T: Kevin Ryan

made all, ridden over 1f out, ran on

7/4

2nd

2

(7)

23rd Jul 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

15:42 Newmarket (July)

Bergerac

9st 7lb

J: Neil Callan

T: Kevin Ryan

disputed lead, pushed along over 2f out, led narrowly over 1f out, soon ridden, headed inside final 110yds, just held second

9/2

3rd

6

(8)

5th Jul 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 2

15:45 Pontefract

Bergerac

9st 0lb

J: Kevin Stott

T: Kevin Ryan

led early, headed and pressed leader 5f out, pushed along over 2f out, towards near side when ridden over 1f out, lost second inside final 110yds

12/1

Form: -97872 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Had dropped a long way in the weights and was having his first start since being gelded when second of ten at Haydock (6f, good to soft) this month; races off the same mark, but is 0-11 on turf and will need to step up again if he is to break his duck on grass.
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2nd

1

(5)

4th Aug 2022

Good

0m 6f 3y

Class 4

16:10 Yarmouth

Mighty Gurkha

10st 0lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Archie Watson

took keen hold, started quickly, led, soon headed and pressed leader, ridden and made sustained challenge from over 2f out, no extra and beaten inside final 110yds

3/1

3rd

4

(5)

23rd Jul 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

15:42 Newmarket (July)

Mighty Gurkha

9st 4lb

J: Harry Davies

T: Archie Watson

sweating, tracked leaders, pushed along over 3f out, switched left and headway over 2f out, ridden and every chance over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong

9/2

6th

6

(7)

1st Jul 2022

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

18:38 Haydock

Mighty Gurkha

9st 8lb

J: Harry Davies

T: Archie Watson

prominent, ridden over 2f out, soon lost position, weakening when slightly hampered over 1f out

16/1

OUR TIP

Form: 340400

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
No win since landing a Listed race at York (5f, good to firm) as a 2yo and raced freely when well held in a first-time tongue-tie (retained) at Ascot (5f, good to firm) a fortnight ago; has dropped to an inviting mark, but he does look best over the minimum trip.
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9th

2

(11)

4th Aug 2022

Good

0m 5f 3y

Class 3

19:40 Doncaster

Alligator Alley

9st 8lb

J: Jason Watson

T: David O’Meara

reared start, took keen hold, held up in rear, going easily but not clear run repeatedly from 2f out, switched left and tenderly handled final 110yds, not recover (jockey said gelding was denied a clear run inside the final furlong)

8/1

4th

3

(1)

23rd Jul 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

15:42 Newmarket (July)

Alligator Alley

9st 7lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: David O’Meara

slowly away, pulled hard, raced in last, switched right over 2f out, pushed along and headway over 1f out, soon ridden and hung left, no extra inside final furlong

6/1

16th

13

(2)

9th Jul 2022

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 2

15:00 Ascot

Alligator Alley

8st 12lb

J: Jason Watson

T: David O’Meara

took keen hold, awkward start, midfield up the centre, pushed along and brief headway 2f out, ridden and weakened inside final furlong

16/1

Form: 0-2552 D

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
0-10 since handicapping, but runner-up three times including a neck defeat at Bath (5.7f, firm) 11 days ago; place claims again from the same mark.
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5th

4

(10)

5th Aug 2022

Good To Firm

0m 5f 215y

Class 4

14:20 Brighton

Smeaton’s Light

9st 13lb

J: George Bass

T: Mick Channon

taken down early, midfield, headway and went second 4f out, ridden and led narrowly over 1f out, headed and bumped inside final furlong, lost second and no extra final 110yds, lost two places final strides (jockey said that he felt the gelding became unbalanced 1/2 furlong out so felt it prudent to ride out under hands and heels)

8/1

5th

8

(2)

23rd Jul 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

15:42 Newmarket (July)

Smeaton’s Light

9st 0lb

J: George Bass

T: Mick Channon

in touch with leaders, pushed along over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong

13/2

2nd

2

(5)

12th Jul 2022

Firm

0m 5f 160y

Class 4

15:00 Bath

Smeaton’s Light

9st 10lb

J: Charles Bishop

T: Mick Channon

took keen hold, prominent, pushed along over 2f out, ridden to lead over 1f out

6/1

8/1

Form: 503961 D

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
Relishes fast ground and again showed his liking for the surface when battling on well to score narrowly at Catterick (6f, good to firm) ten days ago; only 2lb higher, but has tended to struggle above Class 4 level in the past.
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8th

8

(5)

4th Aug 2022

Good

0m 7f 6y

Class 3

18:10 Doncaster

Oso Rapido

9st 6lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Roger Fell

prominent, ridden over 2f out, edged left and weakened over 1f out

25/1

6th

5

(4)

23rd Jul 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

15:42 Newmarket (July)

Oso Rapido

9st 3lb

J: Connor Planas

T: Roger Fell

disputed lead, pushed along over 2f out, weakening when badly hampered over 1f out

8/1

1st

4

(4)

13th Jul 2022

Good To Firm

0m 5f 212y

Class 4

16:05 Catterick

Oso Rapido

9st 10lb

J: Ben Curtis

T: Roger Fell

pressed leader, led narrowly over 3f out, pushed along 2f out, ridden and faced strong challenge over 1f out, kept on well

9/2

11/2

Form: 437381 D

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Ended a 14-race losing run when beating Wednesday's Southwell winner Badri at Wolverhampton (6f, AW) 12 days ago; 7lb higher, but still lower in the weights than when returning in March and now that he has rediscovered winning form it wouldn't be a surprise to see him go well again.
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7th

7

(3)

23rd Jul 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

15:42 Newmarket (July)

Society Lion

9st 2lb

J: Marco Ghiani

T: Ed Dunlop

pressed leaders, pushed along over 2f out, ridden and weakened over 1f out

11/2

1st

1

(10)

11th Jul 2022

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 5

18:55 Wolverhampton (AW)

Society Lion

10st 0lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Ed Dunlop

soon led, ridden 2f out, edged left but kept on strongly and went clear inside final furlong

10/1

8th

1

(2)

10th Jun 2022

Good To Soft

0m 7f 16y

Class 5

13:35 Chepstow

Society Lion

9st 11lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Ed Dunlop

prominent, ridden 2f out, weakened final furlong

9/2

Form: 1-8676

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Brother to the stable's top-class sprinter Oxted and although nothing like as good as him, proved he had plenty of ability in his own right when completing a hat-trick over 5f-5.7f on good/firm ground at Bath last year; out of the frame in four starts since returning in April, but has dropped 1lb below his last winning mark so worth keeping an eye on.
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2nd

12

(6)

1st Aug 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 12y

Class 2

18:25 Windsor

Chipstead

8st 11lb

J: Frederick Larson

T: Roger Teal

midfield, pushed along 2f out, headway over 1f out, ridden 1f out, carried left and went second inside final furlong, kept on

12/1

6

(8)

23rd Jul 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

15:42 Newmarket (July)

Chipstead

9st 2lb

J: Frederick Larson

T: Roger Teal

Brother to the stable's top-class sprinter Oxted and although nothing like as good as him, proved he had plenty of ability in his own right when completing a hat-trick over 5f-5.7f on good/firm ground at Bath last year; out of the frame in four starts since returning in April, but has dropped 1lb below his last winning mark so worth keeping an eye on.

7/1

6th

4

(7)

18th Jun 2022

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

17:09 Newmarket (July)

Chipstead

10st 1lb

J: Neil Callan

T: Roger Teal

prominent up the centre, soon went second, ridden over 1f out, weakened final 110yds

12/1

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Payout
Exacta £112.00
Straight Forecast £118.20
Tricast £586.10
Trifecta £478.00

Selections

Daily Mail:

Pure Dreamer

TOPSPEED:

Mighty Gurkha

SPOTLIGHT:

Society Lion

The Times:

Alligator Alley

The Guardian:

Smeaton's Light

RP Ratings:

Bergerac

The Star:

Oso Rapido

Daily Mirror:

Pure Dreamer

The Sun:

Pure Dreamer

Daily Record:

Pure Dreamer

LAMBOURN:

Mighty Gurkha

Daily Express:

Mighty Gurkha

POSTDATA:

Society Lion

NEWMARKET:

Society Lion

Telegraph:

Alligator Alley