July 31 / 14.20 Chester

14.20 Chester

Good To Soft

British Stallion Studs EBF Novice Stakes (GBB Race) (IRE Incentive Race)

  • Prize money: £5153.49
  • 0m 7f 1y
  • Class 4
  • 8 runners
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British Stallion Studs EBF Novice Stakes (GBB Race) (IRE Incentive Race)

Runners: 8 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

5/2 (Won)

  • Win: £3.25
  • Place: £1.40

Form: 3

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Nicely bred filly, by Frankel and from a typically productive Jeff Smith family; promising third in fillies' maiden at Newmarket (7f, good to firm) on July Cup day; should progress well; respected.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

7

(2)

31st Jul 2022

Good To Soft

0m 7f 1y

Class 4

14:20 Chester

Frankness

9st 2lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Andrew Balding

pressed leader, pushed along from 2f out, ridden to lead 1f out, ran on well inside final furlong

5/2

3rd

4

(3)

9th Jul 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 3

13:30 Newmarket (July)

Frankness

9st 2lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Andrew Balding

squeezed out start, towards rear, pushed along and headway over 2f out, soon went second but hung right, hung left inside final furlong, lost second towards finish

9/1

13/8

  • Place: £1.02

Form: 32

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Clear promise in fast-ground maidens at Doncaster, finishing third over 7f then close second over 6f; holds a Champagne Stakes entry and should do better still; major contender back up in trip.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

2

(1)

31st Jul 2022

Good To Soft

0m 7f 1y

Class 4

14:20 Chester

Endeared

9st 7lb

J: Silvestre De Sousa

T: James Fanshawe

led, shaken up 2f out, ridden and headed 1f out, no extra inside final furlong

13/8

2nd

3

(14)

7th Jul 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 2y

Class 5

14:35 Doncaster

Endeared

9st 7lb

J: Silvestre De Sousa

T: James Fanshawe

held up in behind leaders, shaken up over 1f out, ridden and chased winner final furlong, edged left final 110yds, ran on

11/4

12/1

  • Place: £4.10

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
16,000gns foal, 21,000gns yearling, 35,000euros (breeze-up) 2yo; Massaat half-brother to winners Coco Bear (6f including 2yo) and Primeiro Boy (5f/7f); sole newcomer in the field; market instructive.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

5

(4)

31st Jul 2022

Good To Soft

0m 7f 1y

Class 4

14:20 Chester

Three Yorkshiremen

9st 7lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Richard Fahey

slowly away, in rear, headway from over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on but no impression inside final furlong

12/1

5/1

Form: 32

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Has shown ability in a couple of fast-ground contests, finishing third over 7f at Doncaster then neck second over 6f at Hamilton; entered in the Gimcrack and may well improve further; in the mix.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4th

6

(6)

31st Jul 2022

Good To Soft

0m 7f 1y

Class 4

14:20 Chester

Utilis

9st 7lb

J: Ben Robinson

T: Brian Ellison

slowly away, ducked left start, towards rear, some headway from 3f out, not clear run over 2f out, pushed along and headway over 1f out, nudged out inside final furlong (jockey said colt was slowly away)

5/1

2nd

3

(7)

15th Jul 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 6y

Class 4

18:17 Hamilton

Utilis

9st 7lb

J: Ben Robinson

T: Brian Ellison

ducked right start, in rear against near rail, outpaced and pushed along 3f out, ridden and no impression from over 1f out

8/1

3rd

7

(6)

24th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 6y

Class 4

13:35 Doncaster

Utilis

9st 7lb

J: Ben Robinson

T: Brian Ellison

raced freely, held up in behind leaders, pushed along and good headway towards near side 2f out, ridden and made challenge final furlong, no extra inside final 110yds (jockey said colt ran too free)

40/1

5th
8 (7)
Zephina

14/1

Form: 323433

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

OR: 72

Form & Verdict
Consistent maiden who has two pieces of course form, namely third in the Lily Agnes (5f) in May and third in nursery (7f) on latest outing; however, she's 0-7 and more exposed than these rivals.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

6

(2)

11th Aug 2022

Standard

0m 7f 1y

Class 4

18:10 Lingfield (AW)

Zephina

8st 12lb

J: Neil Callan

T: David Evans

disputed lead, prominent 6f out, ridden and went second under 2f out, lost second over 1f out, no extra final 110yds

20/1

5th

8

(7)

31st Jul 2022

Good To Soft

0m 7f 1y

Class 4

14:20 Chester

Zephina

9st 2lb

J: Ben Curtis

T: David Evans

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

14/1

3rd

4

(6)

8th Jul 2022

Good

0m 7f 1y

Class 4

19:30 Chester

Zephina

8st 13lb

J: J F Egan

T: David Evans

switched left soon after start, held up in last, ridden 2f out, switched right 1f out, no chance but headway and went third inside final furlong, no match for first two

5/1

100/1

Form: 60

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Soundly beaten in a couple of 6f races at Pontefract; best watched.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

4

(8)

31st Jul 2022

Good To Soft

0m 7f 1y

Class 4

14:20 Chester

Smile And Pay

9st 7lb

J: Sam James

T: Craig Lidster

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

100/1

10th

5

(11)

15th Jul 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

18:24 Pontefract

Smile And Pay

9st 4lb

J: Sam James

T: Craig Lidster

always towards rear

100/1

6th

4

(3)

27th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 2

14:45 Pontefract

Smile And Pay

8st 11lb

J: Tony Hamilton

T: Craig Lidster

dwelt start, held up in rear, weakened and behind over 2f out

50/1

33/1

Form: 69

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Comfortably held in 7f novice events at Haydock and Newbury; likely to be more interesting in nurseries after this.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

1

(5)

31st Jul 2022

Good To Soft

0m 7f 1y

Class 4

14:20 Chester

Edmund Ironside

9st 7lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: K R Burke

midfield, pushed along over 3f out, short of room over 2f out, soon weakened

33/1

9th

6

(8)

15th Jul 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

13:33 Newbury

Edmund Ironside

9st 7lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: K R Burke

bumped start, close up, pushed along halfway, weakened from over 2f out

25/1

6th

3

(7)

30th Jun 2022

Good To Soft

0m 6f 212y

Class 4

14:30 Haydock

Edmund Ironside

9st 7lb

J: Sam James

T: K R Burke

prominent, ridden up the centre over 2f out, weakened over 1f out

16/1

OUR TIP

Form: 92

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Well held at York (race won by smart Bradsell) on debut; fared much better with his front-running second at Ayr (7f, good) next time; this Johnston colt should make a bold bid round here.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

8th

3

(3)

31st Jul 2022

Good To Soft

0m 7f 1y

Class 4

14:20 Chester

Perfect Play

9st 7lb

J: William Buick

T: Charlie & Mark Johnston

midfield, pushed along over 2f out, ridden and weakened over 1f out

9/2

9th

4

(11)

21st May 2022

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

16:07 York

Perfect Play

9st 7lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Charlie & Mark Johnston

8/1

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Payout
Exacta £60.00
Straight Forecast £50.40
Trifecta £393.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Frankness

RP Ratings:

Endeared

POSTDATA:

Utilis

Daily Record:

Perfect Play

TOPSPEED:

Frankness

Daily Mail:

Frankness

Daily Mirror:

Frankness

The Sun:

Frankness

The Times:

Endeared

Telegraph:

Endeared

Daily Express:

Endeared

The Star:

Endeared