August 04 / 18.23 Ayr

18.23 Ayr

Good

Whitley Neill Gin Maiden Stakes (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £4050
  • 0m 6f 0y
  • Class 5
  • 11 runners
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Whitley Neill Gin Maiden Stakes (GBB Race)

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

5/2 (Won)

  • Win: £2.75
  • Place: £1.20

Form: 244-0

Last run: 62 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 70

Form & Verdict
Half-sister to a useful winner for this stable; consistent in three sprint races last term; never figured in 7f handicap at Doncaster two months ago (sole run this season) but, judged on 2yo form, holds leading claims back at maiden level.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

8

(3)

4th Aug 2022

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:23 Ayr

Gentle Ellen

9st 2lb

J: Ben Curtis

T: David & Nicola Barron

led, pushed along and headed 2f out, ridden over 1f out, rallied inside final furlong, led again towards finish

5/2

12th

7

(5)

3rd Jun 2022

Good To Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 5

18:06 Doncaster

Gentle Ellen

9st 6lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: David & Nicola Barron

reared start, took keen hold, always towards rear

16/1

5/1

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 533059

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
Exposed sort who is 0-14 and finished only ninth in a low-grade handicap over C&D most recently but can't be dismissed in this field; best form, including when placed here, gives him a major chance in this uncompetitive maiden event.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

3

(2)

4th Aug 2022

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:23 Ayr

Cotai Class

9st 7lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: Phillip Makin

slowly away, in touch with leaders, pushed along to lead 2f out, ridden final furlong, kept on but headed towards finish

5/1

2nd

4

(3)

7th Jul 2022

Good

0m 5f 182y

Class 6

14:10 Carlisle

Cotai Class

9st 12lb

J: Ben Curtis

T: Phillip Makin

towards rear, still plenty to do when shaken up under 3f out, outpaced and edged right 1f out, made no impression

7/1

OUR TIP

2/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
55,000gns yearling; Caravaggio half-sister to winners Count Of Amazonia (7f-1m AW), Mutawatheb (6f-1m) and Roibeard (7f-1m2f); dam twice-raced half-sister to US 1m4f Grade 1 winner Boboman; powerful yard; interesting newcomer, especially if the market speaks positively.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

7

(9)

4th Aug 2022

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:23 Ayr

Carva Myrine

9st 2lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Richard Fahey

in touch with leaders, nudged along 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on final furlong

2/1

Form: 67

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Well beaten on debut, modest RPR next time; from a family that has served his stable well but should find easier opportunities in handicaps after this.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

1

(8)

4th Aug 2022

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:23 Ayr

Bonito Cavalo

9st 7lb

J: Callum Rodriguez

T: Jim Goldie

prominent, pushed along 2f out, ridden and weakened 1f out

33/1

7th

2

(4)

7th Jul 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 2y

Class 5

15:10 Doncaster

Bonito Cavalo

9st 4lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Jim Goldie

prominent, dropped to midfield 4f out, ridden and no impression from over 1f out

66/1

6th

2

(3)

28th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

0m 5f 7y

Class 5

14:15 Hamilton

Bonito Cavalo

9st 7lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Jim Goldie

slowly into stride, outpaced and detached throughout, never going well

20/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
40,000gns yearling; by Showcasing; dam unraced half-sister to 6f 2yo Listed winner Ventura Mist and very useful 5f-5.4f winner Maljaa out of 5f 2yo winner; check the betting.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

10

(6)

4th Aug 2022

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:23 Ayr

Show Compassion

9st 2lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Michael Dods

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

5/1

7/1

Form: 4

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Signs of ability in 1m contest on fast ground at Hamilton three weeks ago, finishing fourth of seven (beaten about 9l); gave the impression she'll be suited by this drop in trip; open to improvement with that debut experience under her belt; one to consider.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

6

(10)

4th Aug 2022

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:23 Ayr

Banner Road

9st 2lb

J: Amie Waugh

T: Jim Goldie

towards rear, niggled along and minor headway 2f out, no extra final furlong

7/1

4th

4

(5)

14th Jul 2022

Good To Firm

1m 0f 68y

Class 5

15:50 Hamilton

Banner Road

8st 13lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Jim Goldie

prominent, pushed along over 2f out, soon ridden and weakened

25/1

7th
11 (1)
Tafsir

20/1

Form: 55

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Well-held fifth in a couple of 1m contests, latest at Hamilton where she was a few lengths behind stablemate Banner Road; this drop in distance needs to have major effect.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

11

(1)

4th Aug 2022

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:23 Ayr

Tafsir

9st 2lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Jim Goldie

took keen hold, towards rear, pushed along 2f out, minor headway over 1f out, weakened final furlong

20/1

5th

7

(6)

14th Jul 2022

Good To Firm

1m 0f 68y

Class 5

15:50 Hamilton

Tafsir

8st 11lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Jim Goldie

towards rear, pushed along 2f out, soon weakened

33/1

Form: 0-5

Last run: 32 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Well-beaten last of five in 7f maiden here last month; twice-raced filly who has no form claims.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

5

(7)

4th Aug 2022

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:23 Ayr

Royal Princess

9st 6lb

J: Andrew Breslin

T: R Mike Smith

slowly away, always towards rear, lost touch over 1f out

100/1

5th

1

(1)

3rd Jul 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 50y

Class 5

15:27 Ayr

Royal Princess

9st 10lb

J: Paddy Mathers

T: R Mike Smith

slowly into stride, took keen hold, soon prominent, dropped to last and struggling on turn over 3f out, soon beaten

50/1

2

(10)

17th Jun 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:12 Ayr

Royal Princess

9st 11lb

J: Paddy Mathers

T: R Mike Smith

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Fulbright half-brother to 7f winner Firsteen; dam well beaten bumpers/1m2f maiden, out of US 6f stakes winner; one of three newcomers in the field; market helpful.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

2

(11)

4th Aug 2022

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:23 Ayr

Christy’s Star

9st 7lb

J: Phil Dennis

T: Katie Scott

slowly away, always towards rear, lost touch over 1f out

20/1

10th
9 (5)
Matti

33/1

Form: 9

Last run: 100 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Absent since having a physical issue (lost action, eased, found to be lame) in 7f maiden here 100 days ago when making debut; this should tell us more about her potential, all being well.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10th

9

(5)

4th Aug 2022

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:23 Ayr

Matti

9st 2lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Iain Jardine

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, ridden and hung left over 1f out, soon weakened

33/1

9th

7

(8)

26th Apr 2022

Good

0m 7f 50y

Class 4

19:25 Ayr

Matti

9st 0lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Iain Jardine

100/1

Form: 77-990

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 43

Form & Verdict
Has achieved little in five runs; trailed home last in 5f handicap here latest.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

11th

4

(4)

4th Aug 2022

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:23 Ayr

Sporty Billy

9st 7lb

J: Paddy Mathers

T: R Mike Smith

towards rear of midfield, ridden and minor headway when hung left 2f out, soon weakened

100/1

12th

13

(7)

25th Jul 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

16:25 Ayr

Sporty Billy

8st 10lb

J: James Sullivan

T: R Mike Smith

prominent, weakening when hampered 2f out, soon dropped to rear and lost touch

50/1

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Payout
Exacta £61.00
Straight Forecast £48.50
Trifecta £203.00

Selections

The Times:

Carva Myrine

SPOTLIGHT:

Gentle Ellen

POSTDATA:

Cotai Class

Telegraph:

Carva Myrine

Daily Express:

Carva Myrine

Daily Mirror:

Carva Myrine

The Sun:

Carva Myrine

Daily Record:

Carva Myrine

Daily Mail:

Cotai Class

RP Ratings:

Gentle Ellen

The Guardian:

Gentle Ellen

The Star:

Gentle Ellen