July 30 / 15.48 Thirsk

15.48 Thirsk

Good To Soft

William Hill Summer Cup Handicap

  • Prize money: £15702
  • 0m 7f 218y
  • Class 3
  • 16 runners
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William Hill Summer Cup Handicap

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

14/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.00
  • Place: £2.10

Form: 310472 CD

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Four-time winner who usually gives his running, as when a well-held second on the AW last week; might be too high in the weights for this assignment but has each-way claims.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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1st

2

(12)

30th Jul 2022

Good To Soft

0m 7f 218y

Class 3

15:48 Thirsk

Empirestateofmind

9st 10lb

J: Ben Robinson

T: John Quinn

prominent, went second over 2f out, shaken up to lead over 1f out, ridden and hung left inside final furlong, all out

14/1

2nd

1

(11)

23rd Jul 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 4

14:12 Newcastle (AW)

Empirestateofmind

10st 4lb

J: Ryan Sexton

T: John Quinn

prominent, outpaced and pushed along over 2f out, ridden and rallied from over 1f out, kept on and went modest second inside final furlong, no match for winner

7/1

25/1

  • Place: £2.90

Form: 131384 D

Last run: 44 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Two 1m wins this season, on turf at Doncaster and Chelmsford Polytrack; might just be too high in the weights to win something this competitive.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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2nd

3

(16)

30th Jul 2022

Good To Soft

0m 7f 218y

Class 3

15:48 Thirsk

Arthur’s Realm

9st 10lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Ed Dunlop

slowly into stride, in rear, still plenty to do over 3f out, ridden and headway on outer over 1f out, chased winner and edged left inside final furlong, ran on, just failed, did well in the circumstances

25/1

1st

8

(5)

16th Jun 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

15:50 Chelmsford (AW)

Arthur’s Realm

9st 2lb

J: Neil Callan

T: Ed Dunlop

dwelt start, in rear, pushed along from over 2f out, ridden and stayed on from over 1f out, edged left inside final furlong, never dangerous (jockey said the gelding hung left-handed)

8/1

10/1

  • Place: £2.60

Form: 344274 D

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Consistent run of form this season and won't mind getting away from fast ground; might be vulnerable to something a bit better treated but certainly not ruled out.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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3rd

3

(3)

13th Aug 2022

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

15:25 Ripon

Pisanello

9st 3lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: David O’Meara

slowly away, in rear, nudged along 3f out, soon not clear run, switched left and pushed along when in the clear under 2f out, soon bumped rival, went third and kept on strongly from over 1f out, no extra towards finish

7/2

3rd

11

(9)

30th Jul 2022

Good To Soft

0m 7f 218y

Class 3

15:48 Thirsk

Pisanello

9st 3lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: David O’Meara

slowly into stride, in rear, shaken up and headway on outer over 1f out, short of room inside final furlong, soon ridden and edged left, kept on

10/1

7th

7

(11)

22nd Jun 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 173y

Class 4

14:55 Carlisle

Pisanello

9st 10lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: David O’Meara

Back to something like his best when chasing home an unexposed sort at York (1m1f, good; Garden Oasis well behind) 11 days ago; this stiff 1m should suit him well; player.

6/1

20/1

  • Place: £2.10

Form: 2-0004 CD

Last run: 7 days

W: 8st 10lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict
Won this 12 months ago off a similar mark but he's not in the same form at present and last week's Newcastle fourth was fairly remote.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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2nd

10

(4)

6th Aug 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 219y

Class 4

14:52 Redcar

Give It Some Teddy

9st 8lb

J: Duran Fentiman

T: Tim Easterby

towards rear, headway 3f out, led 2f out, niggled along and hard pressed 1f out, ridden and kept on final furlong, headed towards finish

4/1

4th

15

(10)

30th Jul 2022

Good To Soft

0m 7f 218y

Class 3

15:48 Thirsk

Give It Some Teddy

8st 10lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Tim Easterby

slowly into stride, soon midfield, headway over 5f out, ridden over 1f out, hung left inside final furlong, no extra final 110yds

20/1

4th

9

(4)

23rd Jul 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 4

14:12 Newcastle (AW)

Give It Some Teddy

9st 5lb

J: Sean Kirrane

T: Tim Easterby

in touch with leaders, going okay when switched left under 2f out, ridden 1f out, lost second inside final furlong, no extra final 110yds

20/1

5th
6 (15)
Challet

20/1

Form: 723397 CD

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
Not badly handicapped and very capable at 1m with give underfoot; however, he likes to lead and that's not been possible after slow starts the last twice; needs to break on terms to have a chance and even then he's drawn wide.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

6

(15)

30th Jul 2022

Good To Soft

0m 7f 218y

Class 3

15:48 Thirsk

Challet

9st 6lb

J: Phil Dennis

T: Michael Dods

pressed leader, led over 3f out, ridden and headed over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong

20/1

7th

8

(3)

9th Jul 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 192y

Class 2

13:45 York

Challet

9st 1lb

J: Harry Davies

T: Michael Dods

slowly away, in rear, pushed along and reminder soon after start, pushed along and minor headway on outer over 2f out, ridden and no impression from over 1f out (trainer said gelding was never travelling having missed the break)

8/1

9th

3

(5)

29th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 33y

Class 3

15:15 Musselburgh

Challet

9st 5lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Michael Dods

took keen hold, held up in rear, headway on outer 3f out, pushed along and went third 2f out, ridden and weakened over 1f out (trainer's rep could offer no explanation for the gelding's poor performance; vet reported that a post-race examination failed to reveal any abnormalities)

7/2

20/1

Form: 621594 C

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Won the 7f handicap on this card 12 months ago and went in again over 1m at Redcar in June; keeping himself busy and hasn't quite reached the same heights since.
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Verdict Starting price

6th

4

(7)

13th Aug 2022

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

15:25 Ripon

Cassy O

9st 2lb

J: Duran Fentiman

T: Tim Easterby

midfield, shaken up over 4f out, ridden 3f out, soon chased leaders, drifted right and weakened from 2f out

8/1

6th

7

(14)

30th Jul 2022

Good To Soft

0m 7f 218y

Class 3

15:48 Thirsk

Cassy O

9st 5lb

J: Sean Kirrane

T: Tim Easterby

midfield, ridden over 2f out, no impression from over 1f out

20/1

4th

2

(1)

17th Jul 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 219y

Class 3

15:50 Redcar

Cassy O

9st 5lb

J: David Allan

T: Tim Easterby

prominent, shaken up over 3f out, ridden over 2f out, weakened inside final furlong

7/2

7th
16 (11)
Visibility

25/1

Form: 561354 D

Last run: 15 days

W: 8st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict
Has a superior strike-rate on the AW and it could be that he needs further these days, with June's Pontefract win coming at 1m2f.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

11

(5)

4th Aug 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

17:40 Doncaster

Visibility

8st 12lb

J: Pat Cosgrave

T: Scott Dixon

towards rear, steady headway 3f out, soon pushed along, ridden when edged left and weakened over 1f out

33/1

7th

16

(11)

30th Jul 2022

Good To Soft

0m 7f 218y

Class 3

15:48 Thirsk

Visibility

8st 8lb

J: Jack Duern

T: Scott Dixon

slowly into stride, in rear, pushed along over 3f out, ridden and ran on final furlong, never on terms

25/1

14/1

Form: 219-54

Last run: 23 days

W: 8st 13lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Well beaten in three runs since winning a 7f nursery at Glorious Goodwood 12 months ago; has a bit to prove now and the hood is left off.
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Verdict Starting price

8th

13

(1)

30th Jul 2022

Good To Soft

0m 7f 218y

Class 3

15:48 Thirsk

Aswan

8st 13lb

J: P J McDonald

T: Simon & Ed Crisford

slowly into stride, towards rear of midfield, not clear run 2f out, ridden over 1f out, never dangerous

14/1

4th

1

(7)

7th Jul 2022

Good

1m 1f 0y

Class 4

16:30 Carlisle

Aswan

9st 10lb

J: David Allan

T: Simon & Ed Crisford

in touch with leaders on outer, pushed along over 2f out, soon drifted left and outpaced, made no impression

12/1

5th

3

(4)

17th May 2022

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 3

15:20 Wolverhampton (AW)

Aswan

9st 1lb

J: James Doyle

T: Simon & Ed Crisford

Last two starts came in 7f nurseries at major summer festivals in 2021, winning at Glorious Goodwood then below par at York Ebor meeting; gelded since and now goes in hood; may still have more to offer.

Form: 32-121

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Not straightforward and can take a keen hold but clearly progressing and he was nicely on top of Gweedore when it mattered at Haydock (7f, soft); 5lb higher but there's more to come at 1m.
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Verdict Starting price

9th

9

(5)

30th Jul 2022

Good To Soft

0m 7f 218y

Class 3

15:48 Thirsk

Substantial

9st 5lb

J: Jamie Spencer

T: William Haggas

held up in rear, shaken up over 2f out, switched left over 1f out, never on terms

9/4

1st

5

(2)

30th Jun 2022

Good To Soft

0m 6f 212y

Class 4

15:30 Haydock

Substantial

9st 8lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: William Haggas

steadied start, took keen hold, in touch with leaders, pushed along up the centre over 2f out, ridden when edged left over 1f out, led inside final furlong, pushed out final 110yds

5/2

2nd

6

(4)

24th May 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 3

19:00 Newcastle (AW)

Substantial

8st 11lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: William Haggas

Clear promise in novice and maiden company before making light of his opening mark in a 7f handicap at Kempton three weeks ago; ideally he'll need to settle better today now upped to 1m but it's unlikely a 6lb rise will prove beyond him; obvious claims.

4/5

20/1

Form: 158154 C

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 7lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Made all in four-runner handicap at Ripon (1m2f, good) and again ran well there two weeks ago; hard to predict though and this is competitive.
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10th

5

(6)

30th Jul 2022

Good To Soft

0m 7f 218y

Class 3

15:48 Thirsk

Society Red

9st 7lb

J: Tony Hamilton

T: Richard Fahey

held up in rear, shaken up over 2f out, never dangerous

20/1

4th

2

(8)

16th Jul 2022

Good

1m 1f 170y

Class 4

14:58 Ripon

Society Red

10st 1lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: Richard Fahey

towards rear, headway on outer over 2f out, ridden and went second over 1f out, soon hung right, kept on inside final furlong, lost second towards finish

12/1

5th

5

(5)

4th Jul 2022

Good

1m 1f 170y

Class 3

19:45 Ripon

Society Red

9st 9lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: Richard Fahey

towards rear, pushed along and headway over 3f out, ridden over 2f out, hung right and weakened from over 1f out

8/1

11th
8 (2)
Makeen

7/1

Form: -41313 CD BF

Last run: 38 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Having a good season but limitations perhaps exposed off this career-high mark when third at Carlisle (1m), a track he runs well; perhaps placed at best.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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11th

8

(2)

30th Jul 2022

Good To Soft

0m 7f 218y

Class 3

15:48 Thirsk

Makeen

9st 5lb

J: Graham Lee

T: Julie Camacho

held up in midfield, ridden over 2f out, never dangerous

7/1

3rd

3

(3)

22nd Jun 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 173y

Class 4

14:55 Carlisle

Makeen

9st 10lb

J: Graham Lee

T: Julie Camacho

Enjoying a fruitful campaign, making it two wins in four starts when a ready winner over 7f here (good to firm) last month; up 8lb for last time but he's still respected, with the return to 1m not an issue.

6/1

1st

6

(6)

27th May 2022

Good

0m 6f 195y

Class 4

16:30 Carlisle

Makeen

9st 0lb

J: Graham Lee

T: Julie Camacho

Thriving and better than ever this season, winning at Musselburgh (1m, good to soft; Merricourt fourth; race worked out well) in April and going down only narrowly here (1m, soft) 11 days ago; not short of speed and today's drop back to 7f should be ideal; looks the one to beat.

15/8

OUR TIP

Form: 433-15 BF

Last run: 43 days

W: 8st 13lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Dual winner who hasn't had that much racing and things didn't go to plan when a disappointing favourite at Goodwood most recently; won well at Epsom (1m, good) the time before off only 4lb lower, so has claims.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

12th

14

(8)

30th Jul 2022

Good To Soft

0m 7f 218y

Class 3

15:48 Thirsk

New Pursuit

8st 13lb

J: Connor Planas

T: Kevin Philippart De Foy

prominent, ridden over 2f out, weakened over 1f out

7/1

2

(2)

25th Jul 2022

Good To Firm

1m 0f 31y

Class 4

20:10 Windsor

New Pursuit

9st 8lb

J: Benoit De La Sayette

T: Kevin Philippart De Foy

Promise at two, including a debut win at Epsom, and he improved again when landing a 1m handicap back at Epsom on his reappearance in April; beaten at odds-on at Goodwood last month when he met some trouble; no surprise to see him return to form at a track he ran well at once before.

9/2

5th

2

(2)

17th Jun 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

20:15 Goodwood

New Pursuit

9st 8lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Kevin Philippart De Foy

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

6/4

13th
1 (13)
Gweedore

9/1

Form: 965221 D

Last run: 27 days

W: 9st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
Beaten fair and square by Substantial at Haydock (7f, soft) and having won since at Ayr (1m, good) he's only 1lb better off with the Haggas horse; has others to worry about with top weight to contend with.
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7th

6

(8)

6th Aug 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 3

13:35 Ascot

Gweedore

9st 12lb

J: Emma-Jayne Wilson

T: Katie Scott

prominent, pushed along and edged left from over 2f out, ridden and no extra from over 1f out, weakened and dropped to last inside final 110yds

10/1

13th

1

(13)

30th Jul 2022

Good To Soft

0m 7f 218y

Class 3

15:48 Thirsk

Gweedore

9st 12lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Katie Scott

led, headed over 3f out, ridden over 2f out, weakened over 1f out

9/1

1st

3

(3)

3rd Jul 2022

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

16:02 Ayr

Gweedore

9st 10lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Katie Scott

travelled strongly, raced in second, shaken up to lead over 1f out, ridden and kept on strongly final 110yds

4/1

14th
4 (7)
Teston

33/1

Form: 55424- D

Last run: 221 days

W: 9st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Often front-runs; bled from the nose when signing off for his previous yard in December but a case can be made on lots of form if Amy Murphy can get him back; trip/ground fine.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

14th

4

(7)

30th Jul 2022

Good To Soft

0m 7f 218y

Class 3

15:48 Thirsk

Teston

9st 7lb

J: Hector Crouch

T: Amy Murphy

midfield, ridden over 2f out, soon weakened

33/1

4th

2

(3)

21st Dec 2021

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 4

16:30 Newcastle (AW)

Teston

9st 10lb

J: Elle-May Croot

T: Ivan Furtado

Front-runner; has settled at a lower level this season, with wind surgery in July and some respite from the handicapper; good run when second at Kempton on Sunday (7f), finding only an unexposed handicap blot too strong (pair clear); first-time blinkers replace a first-time visor today.

4/1

2nd

2

(3)

19th Dec 2021

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

14:00 Kempton (AW)

Teston

9st 6lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Ivan Furtado

Front-runner; has settled at a lower level this season, with wind surgery in July and some respite from the handicapper but his form dipped on latest start; has often worn cheekpieces and now tries a visor.

8/1

16/1

Form: 000803 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict
Wasn't having the best of seasons but he steadied the ship with a third at Ripon, a track he does well at; record here not so encouraging, including a remote finish in this last year.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

5

(1)

13th Aug 2022

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

15:25 Ripon

Garden Oasis

8st 12lb

J: David Allan

T: Tim Easterby

made all, 2 lengths ahead 3f out, soon pushed along, ridden and kept on strongly from under 2f out, reduced lead inside final furlong, just held on (trainer's rep could offer no explanation for the apparent improvement in form)

9/2

15th

12

(4)

30th Jul 2022

Good To Soft

0m 7f 218y

Class 3

15:48 Thirsk

Garden Oasis

9st 1lb

J: Paul Hanagan

T: Tim Easterby

held up in behind leaders, dropped to midfield over 5f out, ridden over 2f out, soon weakened

16/1

3rd

1

(1)

16th Jul 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:01 Ripon

Garden Oasis

10st 0lb

J: Tony Hamilton

T: Tim Easterby

led, pushed along 3f out, ridden 2f out, headed inside final furlong, kept on but held towards finish

14/1

16th
10 (3)
Dirtyoldtown

8/1

Form: 19-206

Last run: 49 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
7f novice winner for George Boughey; has run well in two of his three races for this yard and could improve for being gelded; each-way claims off this mark.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

16th

10

(3)

30th Jul 2022

Good To Soft

0m 7f 218y

Class 3

15:48 Thirsk

Dirtyoldtown

9st 4lb

J: Sam James

T: Grant Tuer

prominent, ridden over 2f out, soon weakened

8/1

6th

4

(1)

11th Jun 2022

Good

0m 7f 127y

Class 2

15:20 Chester

Dirtyoldtown

9st 6lb

J: Oliver Stammers

T: Grant Tuer

midfield, pushed along over 1f out, ridden and kept on on inner inside final furlong, not reach leaders

16/1

10th

5

(10)

21st May 2022

Good

1m 0f 37y

Class 2

14:35 Haydock

Dirtyoldtown

8st 13lb

J: Sam James

T: Grant Tuer

10/1

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Payout
Exacta £864.00
Straight Forecast £853.20
Tricast £7605.70
Trifecta £12285.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Substantial

POSTDATA:

Empirestateofmind

TOPSPEED:

Cassy O

The Times:

Pisanello

The Sun:

Gweedore

Daily Mirror:

Makeen

Daily Mail:

Give It Some Teddy

RP Ratings:

Substantial

Telegraph:

Substantial

The Guardian:

Substantial

Daily Express:

Substantial

The Star:

Substantial

Daily Record:

Substantial