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13:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

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Cazoo Handicap (Div I)

  • Prize money: £3726
  • 0m 7f 36y
  • Class 6
  • 12 runners
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Cazoo Handicap (Div I)

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Partly cloudy

13/2 (Won)

  • Win: £5.50
  • Place: £2.10

Form: 997055

Last run: 24 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

0-11, but evidence so far suggests he is better on Tapeta than on turf and wasn't beaten far when fifth of 12 over C&D last time; frame material if building on that from 2lb lower.

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3rd

6

(3)

10th Oct 2022

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Contactless

9st 3lb

J: Harrison Shaw

T: Declan Carroll

midfield, pushed along and headway over 1f out, ridden and kept on inside final furlong, not pace to challenge

10/1

8th

9

(11)

31st Aug 2022

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

13:20 Southwell (AW)

Contactless

9st 7lb

J: Paige Hopper

T: Declan Carroll

prominent on outer, pushed along 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on

11/1

5th

7

(3)

14th Aug 2022

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

15:18 Southwell (AW)

Contactless

8st 11lb

J: Harrison Shaw

T: Declan Carroll

midfield, pushed along and headway over 2f out, soon ridden, outpaced and held over 1f out

5/2

OUR TIP

11/4

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 032472 C BF

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Just 2-29, but she only went down by a nose off this mark at Ayr (7f, good) 11 days ago (due to go up 2lb); has won around here (8.6f) and respected down at 0-55 level for the first time.

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9th

9

(1)

17th Jul 2023

Soft

0m 7f 50y

Class 6

16:55 Ayr

Far From A Ruby

9st 5lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: Katie Scott

Defied a 10lb higher mark at this course (1m, good) last August; placed effort in 0-50 classified event here (1m, good to soft) eight days ago is inferior form; however, well treated if raising her game.

10/1

3rd

4

(8)

9th Jul 2023

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

15:40 Ayr

Far From A Ruby

9st 9lb

J: Phil Dennis

T: Katie Scott

Her form has gone the wrong way this year and she's been well beaten at Musselburgh the last twice; however, she doesn't have a good record there whereas she's run several good races here, including when fourth of six over C&D as recently as May; could play a major role now back here.

13/2

7th

8

(7)

23rd Jun 2023

Good

0m 7f 33y

Class 6

21:00 Musselburgh

Far From A Ruby

9st 2lb

J: Phil Dennis

T: Katie Scott

mounted on course and taken down early, awkward start, soon recovered and prominent

10/1

7/2

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 510652

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

1-25, but was only beaten half a length when second of 12 over C&D last time; only 1lb higher and place claims again if able to repeat it.

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11th

12

(12)

1st Nov 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

19:45 Newcastle (AW)

Giant Steps

9st 0lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Stella Barclay

Sprung a 33-1 surprise over 5f at Catterick in April; two good runs over this trip at Wolverhampton in July but he has retreated into his shell since; others come here with more obvious claims.

25/1

10th

11

(8)

17th Oct 2022

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

17:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Giant Steps

8st 9lb

J: Amie Waugh

T: Stella Barclay

slowly away, towards rear, raced wide and no impression from over 2f out

20/1

6th

9

(6)

28th Sep 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

13:44 Catterick

Giant Steps

10st 2lb

J: Miss Nicola Thornton

T: Stella Barclay

awkward start and bumped rival, in touch with leaders up the centre, dropped to rear when edged right and towards near side from over 2f out, shaken up and stayed on from over 1f out, never near to challenge

6/1

Form: -61157 D BF

Last run: 53 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Landed a couple of 0-55s at Lingfield (7f, Polytrack) and Southwell (7f, Tapeta) in the spring and possible excuses for his two unplaced efforts since (wide trip/soft ground); still unexposed, but drawn wider than ideal.

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8th

11

(2)

20th Oct 2022

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

17:25 Southwell (AW)

The Mad Monk

9st 4lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Richard Spencer

prominent, ridden over 2f out, hung left over 1f out, weakened final furlong

14/1

7th

9

(13)

13th Oct 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

17:25 Chelmsford (AW)

The Mad Monk

9st 4lb

J: Taylor Fisher

T: Richard Spencer

prominent, lost position from over 3f out, soon pushed along, rallied from over 2f out, ridden and kept on from over 1f out, no extra inside final 110yds

13/2

4th

5

(3)

24th Sep 2022

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

18:04 Chelmsford (AW)

The Mad Monk

9st 5lb

J: Taylor Fisher

T: Richard Spencer

held up in midfield, headway over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, no impression inside final 110yds

4/1

Form: 607665 D

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Only 1-25, but twice finished third from much higher marks over C&D earlier in the year and his latest effort when beaten 3l into fifth of 14 at Thirsk (1m, good) wasn't a bad performance; each-way claims again.

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5th

4

(9)

29th Jul 2022

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

13:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Global Vision

9st 5lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Jessica Macey

held up in rear, pushed along over 2f out, ran on inside final furlong, not reach leaders

7/1

6th

1

(3)

14th Jun 2022

Good

0m 7f 96y

Class 6

17:45 Beverley

Global Vision

10st 0lb

J: Aled Beech

T: Jessica Macey

took keen hold, squeezed out start, towards rear, raced wide home turn, switched right and headway 2f out, keeping on when short of room over 1f out, switched left inside final furlong, made no telling impression

10/1

6th

6

(6)

2nd Jun 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

13:52 Redcar

Global Vision

9st 8lb

J: Aled Beech

T: Jessica Macey

slowly away, in rear, ridden and outpaced under 3f out, edged left over 1f out, never dangerous

25/1

12/1

Form: 850974 CD

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Won four times on the AW in 2020 (including once over C&D), but current losing run up to 19; not shown much lately but has dropped 10lb lower than when twice runner-up here late last year; interesting.

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8

15th Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 53y

Class 4

12:45 Hereford

Luscifer

11st 4lb

J: Nathan Brennan

T: Ronald Harris

Exposed Flat performer, running 47 times and winning four over 7f/1m; watching brief advised on jumps debut.

100/1

5th

7

(2)

29th Sep 2022

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 6

17:50 Lingfield (AW)

Luscifer

9st 1lb

J: Franny Norton

T: Ronald Harris

took keen hold, prominent, ridden and edged left over 1f out, no extra inside final 110yds

9/1

5th

10

(10)

22nd Sep 2022

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

16:50 Southwell (AW)

Luscifer

8st 13lb

J: Gina Mangan

T: Ronald Harris

in rear, ridden over 2f out, made no impression

7/1

Form: 000639

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

1-14; looked to be running into form when third of 12 over 6f here earlier in month, but didn't build on it at Southwell (6f, Tapeta) nine days ago; drops in class but something to prove on this first attempt at 7f.

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6th

11

(2)

21st Sep 2022

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

18:00 Southwell (AW)

Good Listener

9st 0lb

J: Connor Murtagh

T: John Mackie

took keen hold, midfield, pushed along 2f out, ridden over 1f out, made no impression

25/1

10th

11

(2)

12th Sep 2022

Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

16:50 Thirsk

Good Listener

8st 4lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: John Mackie

took keen hold, pressed leader, pushed along over 3f out, soon weakened (jockey said gelding ran too free)

20/1

5th

6

(2)

22nd Aug 2022

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

20:45 Southwell (AW)

Good Listener

9st 6lb

J: Connor Murtagh

T: John Mackie

prominent, headway over 2f out, pushed along to lead over 1f out, ridden and headed inside final furlong, weakened final 110yds

20/1

33/1

Form: 0-6000

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

0-17 and nothing in his efforts since returning from an absence last month to suggest he is about to change that; easily opposable from his high draw.

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11th

13

(5)

6th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

17:45 Bath

Musaytir

9st 0lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Grace Harris

Sole success came over 6f on AW; recent form in that sphere is unconvincing, as is his record on turf; not seen over 1m for almost two years; plenty to prove.

33/1

8th

11

(5)

10th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

17:50 Wolverhampton (AW)

Musaytir

9st 3lb

J: Callum Hutchinson

T: Grace Harris

String of ordinary efforts since returning from eight months off and only holds outside claims again.

50/1

Form: 880568 C

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Sole win in 18 starts came here (8.6f) from 9lb higher a year ago, but has shown little so far this year including in this headgear combination last time; drops in grade, but needs to turn things around.

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9th

3

(7)

29th Jul 2022

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

13:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Dark Esteem

9st 8lb

J: Pierre-Louis Jamin

T: Roger Teal

took keen hold, prominent on outer, pushed along and weakened over 2f out

14/1

8th

10

(11)

6th Jul 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

20:20 Kempton (AW)

Dark Esteem

9st 1lb

J: Harry Davies

T: Roger Teal

pressed leader, headed and raced in second over 6f out, ridden and led 2f out, soon headed and lost ground quickly, weakened from over 1f out

16/1

6th

5

(6)

30th May 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

15:25 Lingfield

Dark Esteem

8st 12lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Roger Teal

12/1

10th
11 (2)
Dansemai

14/1

Form: -54307

Last run: 50 days

W: 8st 11lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Well held on turf the last twice, but had previously been beaten less than 2l into third of nine on handicap debut at Southwell (7f, Tapeta); returns to the AW off 4lb lower and unexposed after six starts; considered.

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Verdict Starting price

10th

11

(2)

29th Jul 2022

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

13:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Dansemai

8st 11lb

J: Connor Planas

T: Tom Ward

midfield, ridden and weakened over 2f out

14/1

25/1

Form: 743057

Last run: 15 days

W: 8st 9lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

13-race maiden who is 11lb lower than when second of ten over 6f in January but his best efforts have come over that trip; modest lately and needs the return to the AW and new headgear combination to give him a boost.

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Verdict Starting price

8th

12

(8)

10th Oct 2022

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Sir Duke

8st 7lb

J: Joey Haynes

T: Nikki Evans

in rear, ridden and some headway over 1f out, no impression inside final furlong

50/1

10

(10)

29th Sep 2022

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

18:45 Wolverhampton (AW)

Sir Duke

8st 6lb

J: Joey Haynes

T: Nikki Evans

Maiden whose best form is over sprint trips and even then he hasn't been running to his best since a couple of good 6f runs here early in the year.

20/1

9th

12

(1)

16th Aug 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Sir Duke

9st 6lb

J: Nicola Currie

T: Nikki Evans

slowly into stride, in rear, ridden 2f out, about five wide home turn, made no impression

25/1

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Tricast £1492.40
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Selections

Telegraph:

Giant Steps

RP Ratings:

The Mad Monk

POSTDATA:

Contactless

The Times:

Dark Esteem

Daily Mail:

Far From A Ruby

SPOTLIGHT:

Luscifer

Daily Express:

The Mad Monk

The Star:

The Mad Monk

The Guardian:

Giant Steps

Daily Mirror:

Giant Steps

The Sun:

Giant Steps

Daily Record:

Giant Steps