August 02 / 15.30 Ffos Las

15.30 Ffos Las

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3A’s Leisure Carmarthen Handicap

  • Prize money: £3726
  • 1m 2f 0y
  • Class 6
  • 15 runners
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3A’s Leisure Carmarthen Handicap

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

7/1 (Won)

  • Win: £8.40
  • Place: £2.90

Form: 050441 CD

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict
Gained first win since 2020 when holding on by a neck over C&D (1m2f, good) three weeks ago; drew nicely clear with a next-time-out winner that day and subsequent 4lb rise ought to be manageable.
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1st

1

(13)

2nd Aug 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

15:30 Ffos Las

Zambezi Magic

10st 4lb

J: Jordan Williams

T: Bernard Llewellyn

travelled strongly, midfield, smooth headway against near rail 3f out, led going easily 2f out, pushed along and went clear over 1f out, easily

7/1

1st

1

(6)

11th Jul 2022

Good To Firm

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

16:25 Ffos Las

Zambezi Magic

9st 11lb

J: Jordan Williams

T: Bernard Llewellyn

in rear, good headway to challenge from 4f out, led over 2f out, ridden and hung right from over 1f out, faced challenge inside final furlong, kept on towards finish, just did enough

4/1

10/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 6-6564

Last run: 32 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
Yet to be placed after five starts but her first two handicap runs were respectable (1m2f, soft/good to soft) and she's very unexposed on a sound surface; no surprise if she displays the necessary improvement here.
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5th

4

(2)

10th Aug 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

18:40 Ffos Las

Virtuoso

9st 5lb

J: David Probert

T: Andrew Balding

prominent, ridden and lost position over 2f out, weakened over 1f out

7/2

2nd

10

(12)

2nd Aug 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

15:30 Ffos Las

Virtuoso

9st 6lb

J: David Probert

T: Andrew Balding

prominent, pushed along over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, soon outpaced, kept on but no chance with winner inside final furlong

10/1

7th

11

(10)

1st Jul 2022

Good To Soft

1m 2f 42y

Class 5

17:33 Haydock

Virtuoso

9st 2lb

J: William Cox

T: Andrew Balding

held up in rear, pushed along 4f out, made no telling impression

9/2

14/1

  • Place: £2.90

Form: 988-9

Last run: 71 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 61

Form & Verdict
Showed only minor promise on his three 2yo starts (7f-1m) and made low-key seasonal/handicap debut when ninth of 14 at Leicester (1m2f, good to firm) in May; remains unexposed but needs to take a big step forward.
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3rd

13

(15)

2nd Aug 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

15:30 Ffos Las

Showman

9st 4lb

J: George Rooke

T: Hughie Morrison

held up in rear, nudged along 3f out, steady headway against near rail from over 2f out, ridden and outpaced over 1f out, stayed on inside final furlong, went third final 110yds

14/1

9th

7

(11)

23rd May 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

14:20 Leicester

Showman

9st 6lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: Hughie Morrison

16/1

8th

6

(5)

25th Nov 2021

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 3

17:50 Chelmsford (AW)

Showman

9st 5lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Hughie Morrison

In good hands but more one for the longer term based on his two runs on AW in recent weeks.

33/1

Form: 026219 D

Last run: 42 days

W: 10st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
Dual 1m2f AW winner at Chelmsford, latterly off 3lb lower in April, but finished well down the field on all three previous turf starts, the latest in June.
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4th

5

(7)

2nd Aug 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

15:30 Ffos Las

The Bay Warrior

10st 1lb

J: George Downing

T: Mark Usher

disputed lead, led narrowly over 3f out, soon pushed along, headed 2f out, ridden over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong

25/1

9th

11

(12)

21st Jun 2022

Good

1m 3f 0y

Class 5

17:25 Newbury

The Bay Warrior

9st 8lb

J: Isobel Francis

T: Mark Usher

raced wide early, took keen hold, led, pushed along 3f out, headed 3f out, ridden and weakened from 2f out

6/1

3

(4)

18th May 2022

Good To Firm

1m 3f 104y

Class 6

13:25 Yarmouth

The Bay Warrior

9st 13lb

J: Rhys Clutterbuck

T: Mark Usher

First two starts on turf but kept to AW since; Rhys Clutterbuck got a good tune out of him the last twice, going down by a head before turning the tables on his conqueror (both 1m2f, Chelmsford; peak RPR latest); fine with return to further and is a player up 3lb.

20/1

Form: 733-48

Last run: 98 days

W: 9st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict
16-race maiden; gave good account when fourth on seasonal debut at Bath (11.6f, good to soft) in April and had excuses at Brighton later that month (denied clear run, ground was too quick) but others appeal more.
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5th

14

(8)

2nd Aug 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

15:30 Ffos Las

Angels Roc

9st 0lb

J: Hector Crouch

T: Jim Boyle

midfield, pushed along over 3f out, ridden and some headway 3f out, no impression over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong

20/1

8th

7

(1)

26th Apr 2022

Good To Firm

1m 1f 207y

Class 6

15:23 Brighton

Angels Roc

8st 10lb

J: Josephine Gordon

T: Jim Boyle

15-race maiden; a contender on his best efforts but they have come on good ground or slower; others more persuasive unless it rains.

13/2

4th

8

(4)

14th Apr 2022

Good To Soft

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

19:30 Bath

Angels Roc

8st 7lb

J: Josephine Gordon

T: Jim Boyle

14/1

Form: 07-057

Last run: 27 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 55

Form & Verdict
Yet to be placed after six starts and has a tendency to race too freely but, with a hood fitted, has made encouraging late headway on his last two starts (both 1m2f); may yet have a bigger run in him.
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6th

16

(16)

2nd Aug 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

15:30 Ffos Las

Mr Rumbalicious

8st 12lb

J: Thomas Greatrex

T: Alan King

took keen hold, towards rear of midfield, pushed along 3f out, ridden and brief headway over 2f out, soon no impression, weakened over 1f out

14/1

9th

13

(3)

6th Jul 2022

Good

1m 2f 37y

Class 6

20:35 Bath

Mr Rumbalicious

9st 1lb

J: Liam Keniry

T: Alan King

took keen hold, soon prominent, led over 7f out, clear 5f out, shaken up when hung left and headed over 2f out, weakened over 1f out

10/1

10/1

Form: 29-344

Last run: 22 days

W: 8st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict
Placed in basement-grade classified on seasonal/stable debut in June but managed only fourth of six behind Zambezi Magic in C&D handicap three weeks ago and career strike-rate is now 0-22.
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7th

15

(11)

2nd Aug 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

15:30 Ffos Las

Itsallaboutluck

8st 13lb

J: Jim Crowley

T: Peter Bowen

disputed lead, pushed along 4f out, ridden and lost position over 3f out, soon weakened

10/1

4th

5

(1)

11th Jul 2022

Good To Firm

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

16:25 Ffos Las

Itsallaboutluck

8st 11lb

J: David Probert

T: Peter Bowen

tracked leader, pushed along and lost second under 3f out, ridden over 2f out, kept on but outpaced inside final furlong

5/1

8/1

Form: -11044 D

Last run: 31 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Started off in handicaps with two wins this spring (1m/1m2f); form seems to have levelled off since but last month's fourth came in a Class 4 event at Sandown, and he'll appreciate this drop in grade.
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8th

12

(10)

2nd Aug 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

15:30 Ffos Las

Midnight Train

9st 5lb

J: Liam Keniry

T: Clive Cox

prominent, pushed along 3f out, soon outpaced and ridden, lost ground and wandered around 2f out, weakened over 1f out

8/1

Form: 56490-

Last run: 310 days

W: 9st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Just did enough to win off a lowly hurdle mark in June but his Flat record since 2020 is very uninspiring.
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9th

8

(6)

2nd Aug 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

15:30 Ffos Las

Canal Rocks

9st 11lb

J: William Cox

T: Bernard Llewellyn

towards rear of midfield, pushed along over 4f out, ridden and dropped to rear 3f out, lost touch and got behind from over 2f out

40/1

3rd

2

15th May 2022

Good

2m 0f 70y

Class 4

14:52 Stratford

Canal Rocks

11st 2lb

J: Charlie Price

T: Bernard Llewellyn

0-5 over hurdles but stayed on for third in modest Ludlow claimer (2m, good to soft) in December and put in fairly good front-running shift in Newton Abbot handicap last month; tongue-tie added here; has more going for him than some.

Form: 156662

Last run: 59 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict
Scored off 1lb lower on AW in February (1m) and also ran well when second at Chepstow (7f, good) in June; claims on that evidence but both previous 1m2f attempts resulted in heavy defeats.
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10th

4

(9)

2nd Aug 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

15:30 Ffos Las

Latent Heat

10st 2lb

J: Mollie Phillips

T: Tony Carroll

steadied start, held up in rear, pushed along 4f out, ridden 3f out, soon held when hung badly left, got behind from over 2f out

16/1

OUR TIP

9/2

Form: 96-441 D

Last run: 17 days

W: 10st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict
Rewarded very positive ride when winning in refitted blinkers at Haydock (1m2f, good to firm) last month; still very well handicapped on older form and today's race represents a slight drop in grade; respected.
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11th

3

(3)

2nd Aug 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

15:30 Ffos Las

Night Bear

10st 3lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: Tony Carroll

midfield, pushed along over 3f out, ridden and weakened quickly over 2f out, got well behind over 1f out

9/2

4th

1

(2)

2nd Jul 2022

Good To Firm

1m 3f 179y

Class 6

14:45 Leicester

Night Bear

10st 3lb

J: Mollie Phillips

T: Tony Carroll

steadied start, held up in last, not clear run over 2f out, ridden and some headway over 1f out, weakened final furlong

12/1

20/1

Form: 208/4-

Last run: 411 days

W: 10st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict
Ex-Irish 5yo who has been campaigned over hurdles since joining Evan Williams last summer; won run-of-the-mill 2m6f handicap here in June but his current Flat ability is tricky to gauge.
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12th

2

(14)

2nd Aug 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

15:30 Ffos Las

Loved Out

10st 4lb

J: Isabel Williams

T: Evan Williams

always towards rear, held up in last, pushed along and lost touch before halfway, tailed off, never going well

20/1

1st

4

2nd Jun 2022

Good

2m 5f 192y

Class 4

19:30 Ffos Las

Loved Out

10st 7lb

J: Adam Wedge

T: Evan Williams

held up in behind leaders, nudged along home turn, shaken up to lead omitted last, soon ridden, ran on well

100/30

Form: 433-30

Last run: 54 days

W: 9st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Has a point to prove after running poorly at Newbury in June but made encouraging seasonal/handicap debut when third of five at Bath (11.6f, good to soft; first-time cheekpieces) in May and remains lightly raced.
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13th

9

(1)

2nd Aug 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

15:30 Ffos Las

Papas Boy

9st 10lb

J: William Carver

T: Bernard Llewellyn

towards rear of midfield, pushed along over 4f out, ridden and wandered around 3f out, soon dropped to rear and lost touch, tailed off

33/1

12th

8

(1)

9th Jun 2022

Soft

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

13:35 Newbury

Papas Boy

10st 8lb

J: Miss Jessica Llewellyn

T: Bernard Llewellyn

awkward start, midfield on inner, ridden and weakened quickly over 2f out, tailed off

10/1

Form: 2-0693

Last run: 33 days

W: 9st 12lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 61

Form & Verdict
Out of form this spring but ran big race when 50-1 third at Newbury (1m2f, good) just over one month ago and remains 5lb below her last winning mark; must be considered.
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2nd

3

(4)

9th Aug 2022

Good To Firm

1m 2f 50y

Class 6

17:00 Nottingham

Gert Lush

9st 5lb

J: Connor Planas

T: Roger Teal

slowly into stride, in rear, headway on inner 3f out, went second 2f out, ridden over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong

3/1

7

(2)

2nd Aug 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

15:30 Ffos Las

Gert Lush

9st 12lb

J: Callum Hutchinson

T: Roger Teal

Out of form this spring but ran big race when 50-1 third at Newbury (1m2f, good) just over one month ago and remains 5lb below her last winning mark; must be considered.

9/1

Form: 866-4 BF

Last run: 39 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Managed only fourth when 6-4 favourite for seasonal/handicap debut at Newmarket (1m2f, good) in June but still shaped with significant promise there; 1lb lower here and remains of strong interest.
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1st

5

(5)

10th Aug 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

18:40 Ffos Las

Albion Princess

9st 4lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Harry & Roger Charlton

slowly into stride, towards rear, headway going easily 3f out, shaken up and led over 1f out, ridden when idled inside final furlong, joined post

15/8

11

(4)

2nd Aug 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

15:30 Ffos Las

Albion Princess

9st 5lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Harry & Roger Charlton

Managed only fourth when 6-4 favourite for seasonal/handicap debut at Newmarket (1m2f, good) in June but still shaped with significant promise there; 1lb lower here and remains of strong interest.

5/2

4th

8

(6)

24th Jun 2022

Good

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

17:50 Newmarket (July)

Albion Princess

9st 0lb

J: William Buick

T: Harry & Roger Charlton

awkward start, soon prominent, ridden over 2f out, no extra final 110yds

9/2

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Payout
Exacta £475.00
Straight Forecast £388.80
Tricast £2801.10
Trifecta £4250.00

Selections

RP Ratings:

Gert Lush

SPOTLIGHT:

Albion Princess

The Times:

Showman

POSTDATA:

Midnight Train

The Guardian:

Night Bear

The Star:

Virtuoso

Daily Record:

Latent Heat

Telegraph:

Albion Princess

Daily Express:

Showman

The Sun:

Midnight Train

Daily Mirror:

Night Bear

LAMBOURN:

Gert Lush

Daily Mail:

Gert Lush