August 05 / 16.00 Thirsk

16.00 Thirsk

Good To Soft

Peter Bell Memorial Handicap

  • Prize money: £3456
  • 0m 6f 0y
  • Class 6
  • 14 runners
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Peter Bell Memorial Handicap

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly sunny

3/1 (Won)

  • Win: £2.38
  • Place: £1.40

Form: -41421 CD

Last run: 37 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
Overcame a slow start and traffic when winning over C&D a month ago; was well drawn that day as it turned out and a 5lb rise will test him but he remains open to improvement.
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1st

7

(7)

5th Aug 2022

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:00 Thirsk

Brazen Idol

9st 5lb

J: Pat Cosgrave

T: Simon Pearce

held up in midfield, pushed along and switched left 2f out, soon good headway, edged right and led inside final furlong, soon ridden, kept on

3/1

1st

19

(16)

29th Jun 2022

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

14:50 Thirsk

Brazen Idol

8st 12lb

J: Cieren Fallon

T: Simon Pearce

dwelt start and ducked right, in rear towards near side, not clear run and bumped 2f out, pushed along when in the clear from under 2f out, headway from over 1f out, ridden and kept on well inside final furlong, soon led, ran on

6/1

6th

13

(10)

20th Jun 2022

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

18:25 Wolverhampton (AW)

Brazen Idol

9st 5lb

J: Shane Kelly

T: Simon Pearce

tracked leaders, ridden and outpaced over 2f out, no impression final furlong

33/1

OUR TIP

8/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 742

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Better with each run, faring best of the rest behind a useful-looking winner last time; yard best known for its handicappers and she looks on a sensible opening mark under Ben Curtis.
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2nd

1

(4)

5th Aug 2022

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:00 Thirsk

Spear Fir

9st 9lb

J: Ben Curtis

T: Simon Whitaker

led narrowly, switched right soon after start, against near rail after 1f, pushed along 2f out, ridden over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, kept on

8/1

2nd

10

(5)

7th Jul 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 2y

Class 5

15:10 Doncaster

Spear Fir

8st 13lb

J: Lewis Edmunds

T: Simon Whitaker

prominent, ridden over 2f out, outpaced from over 1f out

13/2

4th

8

(5)

15th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

20:40 Ripon

Spear Fir

9st 2lb

J: Phil Dennis

T: Simon Whitaker

midfield, ridden and switched right 2f out, kept on and went fourth inside final furlong, not pace to challenge

25/1

20/1

  • Place: £8.80

Form: 65-794

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict
Hasn't built on early AW promise and was again inclined to pull hard back up from 5f last time; has several above her on the shortlist.
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3rd

11

(2)

5th Aug 2022

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:00 Thirsk

Emerald Lady

9st 3lb

J: Sam Feilden

T: K R Burke

pressed leader, pushed along 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on

20/1

Form: 531213 D

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
Had plenty of racing last year but has found improvement lately, turning in another solid effort off her revised mark early last month; no obvious reason she won't give her running again but is vulnerable to improvers.
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4th

8

(10)

5th Aug 2022

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:00 Thirsk

Hurt You Never

9st 5lb

J: Laura Coughlan

T: Adrian Nicholls

towards rear, pushed along over 2f out, headway on outer over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, nearest finish

8/1

7

(3)

27th Jul 2022

Good To Firm

0m 5f 217y

Class 6

16:20 Redcar

Hurt You Never

9st 5lb

J: Laura Coughlan

T: Adrian Nicholls

Dual 6f scorer at Carlisle and Doncaster this summer who posted another solid effort when third of ten at Carlisle (6f) 20 days ago; likeable sort who is firmly in the picture.

9/1

7th

11

(12)

7th Jul 2022

Good

0m 5f 182y

Class 6

14:10 Carlisle

Hurt You Never

9st 1lb

J: Laura Coughlan

T: Adrian Nicholls

took keen hold, pressed leader, led after 2f, pushed along and headed 2f out, edged left over 1f out, lost two places final furlong, no extra towards finish

11/4

6/1

Form: 600718 D

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Ex-Irish filly (ran once for Roger Varian last year) who came out narrowly best in a typically busy Lingfield finish for her new yard last month; blew the start and hit traffic at the same course last time (7f) and is one of the likelier winners.
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5th

5

(5)

5th Aug 2022

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:00 Thirsk

Breach

9st 8lb

J: Collen Storey

T: John Butler

in touch with leaders, pushed along and headway 2f out, ridden and challenging 1f out, bit short of room inside final furlong, no extra inside final 110yds

6/1

8th

7

(8)

23rd Jul 2022

Standard

0m 7f 1y

Class 5

20:10 Lingfield (AW)

Breach

8st 12lb

J: Collen Storey

T: John Butler

dwelt start, in rear, going okay but still plenty to do 2f out, ridden over 1f out, some headway when not clear run inside final furlong, not recover (jockey said filly was denied a clear run inside the final furlong)

3/1

7th

26

(10)

2nd May 2022

Good

0m 6f 0y

17:15 Curragh

Breach

8st 7lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: J Halley

Form: 356036

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 55

Form & Verdict
Exposed maiden who's going beyond 5f for the first time; she'll need to settle better than last time if she's to have a chance of seeing it out and Lincoln Pride is her yard's best chance.
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6th

9

(6)

5th Aug 2022

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:00 Thirsk

Hotter In Time

9st 4lb

J: Mark Winn

T: David O’Meara

dwelt start, prominent, pushed along 2f out, ridden over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong

33/1

6th

3

(5)

29th Jul 2022

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 6

16:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Hotter In Time

9st 7lb

J: Mark Winn

T: David O’Meara

slowly away, took keen hold, raced in last, ridden over 1f out, some headway inside final 110yds, made no impression

6/1

3rd

2

(4)

20th Jul 2022

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

18:55 Leicester

Hotter In Time

9st 2lb

J: Shane Gray

T: David O’Meara

tracked leader, pushed along and outpaced halfway, edged right under 2f out, went third inside final furlong, kept on

10/1

50/1

Form: 80-088

Last run: 57 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict
String of poor efforts since a promising 2yo debut and is now tried in a first-time tongue-tie/first-time blinkers; is hard to recommend.
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7th

6

(1)

5th Aug 2022

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:00 Thirsk

Paddy K

9st 6lb

J: P J McDonald

T: John Gallagher

pressed leader on outer, pushed along over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong

50/1

8th

8

(5)

9th Jun 2022

Good To Soft

0m 6f 18y

Class 6

16:00 Nottingham

Paddy K

9st 3lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: John Gallagher

raced centre, in rear, bumped and stumbled soon after start, ridden and struggling over 3f out, never on terms

33/1

8th

1

(7)

27th May 2022

Good

0m 5f 215y

Class 6

13:35 Brighton

Paddy K

9st 9lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: John Gallagher

Showed promised on C&D debut last August but has failed to build on that, including on handicap debut at Southwell (6f, AW) when last seen in March; drops 3lb but has a bit to prove.

20/1

12/1

Form: 03-594

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Didn't see out 1m early last month, despite his pedigree, and this is a bit easier than last time down another 2lb; is one to consider in an open handicap.
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8th

2

(9)

5th Aug 2022

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:00 Thirsk

Sydney Bay

9st 9lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: Ann Duffield

never better than mid-division

12/1

4th

6

(5)

21st Jul 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 2y

Class 4

20:55 Doncaster

Sydney Bay

8st 7lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: Ann Duffield

prominent, pushed along 2f out, no extra final furlong

10/1

9th

11

(7)

4th Jul 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

19:15 Ripon

Sydney Bay

9st 0lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Ann Duffield

held up in midfield, headway over 3f out, ridden and hung right over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong

7/2

Form: 746

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 55

Form & Verdict
Not entirely without hope in maiden/novice company and is 7lb better off with Spear Fir than at Doncaster; he'll need a good bit of improvement to turn things round however.
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9th

10

(11)

5th Aug 2022

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:00 Thirsk

Malham Tarn Cove

9st 4lb

J: Dougie Costello

T: Steph Hollinshead

never better than mid-division

20/1

6th

4

(1)

7th Jul 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 2y

Class 5

15:10 Doncaster

Malham Tarn Cove

9st 4lb

J: Cameron Noble

T: Steph Hollinshead

ducked left start, towards rear, midfield halfway, ridden and headway over 1f out, no extra final furlong

33/1

4th

1

(4)

25th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 2y

Class 5

20:30 Doncaster

Malham Tarn Cove

9st 7lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Steph Hollinshead

slowly away, in rear, ridden halfway, minor headway over 1f out, never dangerous

50/1

8/1

Form: 034435 BF

Last run: 4 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Exposed maiden who's been turned over as favourite on her last two runs; also bombed as market leader over C&D in the spring and it's hard to keep making excuses.
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10th

3

(14)

5th Aug 2022

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:00 Thirsk

Prayer Matt

9st 8lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Tim Easterby

in touch with leaders against far rail, pushed along over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong

8/1

5th

5

(3)

1st Aug 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

14:25 Ripon

Prayer Matt

9st 8lb

J: David Allan

T: Tim Easterby

slowly away, outpaced in rear soon after start, going okay again halfway, pushed along and brief headway over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong

7/2

1st

7

(2)

11th Jun 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

20:15 Leicester

Prayer Matt

9st 1lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Tim Easterby

steadied start, in rear, ridden over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, never near to challenge

6/1

Form: 3489

Last run: 42 days

W: 9st 1lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Inclined to pull hard and carry his head high in his novice starts, and was again too keen when below market expectations on his handicap debut behind Hurt You Never in June; backers are largely pinning their hopes on first-time headgear helping.
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11th

13

(8)

5th Aug 2022

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:00 Thirsk

He’s So Brazen

9st 1lb

J: Oliver Stammers

T: Jessica Macey

in touch with leaders, ridden over 2f out, weakened over 1f out

16/1

9th

5

(2)

24th Jun 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 2y

Class 6

16:30 Doncaster

He’s So Brazen

9st 4lb

J: Ben Sanderson

T: Jessica Macey

raced freely, tracked leaders, weakened quickly 2f out

20/1

12th
14 (12)
Jungley

50/1

Form: 677678

Last run: 16 days

W: 8st 10lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Regressive maiden who's yet to go close to making the frame after seven starts and is now tried in first-time headgear; Prayer Matt is her trainer's best shot.
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9

(5)

9th Aug 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 195y

Class 6

20:00 Carlisle

Jungley

8st 10lb

J: Duran Fentiman

T: Tim Easterby

Well handicapped but has become rather disappointing and others appeal more.

20/1

12th

14

(12)

5th Aug 2022

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:00 Thirsk

Jungley

8st 10lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Tim Easterby

towards rear of midfield against near rail, switched right and hampered rival after 1f, pushed along halfway, weakened over 1f out

50/1

4th

13

(4)

20th Jul 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

15:30 Southwell (AW)

Jungley

9st 2lb

J: Duran Fentiman

T: Tim Easterby

midfield, ridden and no impression from over 2f out

15/2

Form: 887449

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Exposed maiden who did his racing over further earlier in the summer; blew the start and pulled hard back down to this trip on Tapeta last Friday and now goes in cheekpieces (has worn a hood a few times).
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13th

4

(13)

5th Aug 2022

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:00 Thirsk

Lucky Lucky Lucky

9st 8lb

J: Faye McManoman

T: Nigel Tinkler

always towards rear, hampered and stumbled badly after 1f

20/1

9th

9

(8)

29th Jul 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

17:55 Southwell (AW)

Lucky Lucky Lucky

9st 3lb

J: Alex Jary

T: Nigel Tinkler

reared start and slowly into stride, in rear, took keen hold, hampered over 4f out, never dangerous

14/1

4th

4

(5)

15th Jul 2022

Good To Firm

1m 0f 68y

Class 6

17:47 Hamilton

Lucky Lucky Lucky

9st 10lb

J: Faye McManoman

T: Nigel Tinkler

raced in last, jockey looked down to see if something was amiss 5f out, soon lost position and pushed along, ridden and still plenty to do 3f out, kept on from 2f out, went fourth towards finish, never on terms

15/2

Form: 166231 D

Last run: 2 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 53

Form & Verdict
Hold-up filly who has her quirks; no problem with the return to sprinting in a race that fell nicely on Tapeta two days ago and she has the ability to defy a penalty if things go as well again.
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12

(3)

5th Aug 2022

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:00 Thirsk

Lincoln Pride

9st 8lb

J: Shane Gray

T: David O’Meara

Hold-up filly who has her quirks; no problem with the return to sprinting in a race that fell nicely on Tapeta two days ago and she has the ability to defy a penalty if things go as well again.

4/1

1st

6

(10)

3rd Aug 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

14:30 Newcastle (AW)

Lincoln Pride

9st 3lb

J: David Nolan

T: David O’Meara

dwelt start, held up in rear, smooth headway on near side of group 2f out, ridden to lead against near rail inside final furlong, kept on

5/1

3rd

11

(7)

21st Jul 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 3y

Class 6

16:52 Yarmouth

Lincoln Pride

8st 13lb

J: Jason Watson

T: David O’Meara

in rear, shaken up over 2f out, headway to challenge under 2f out, disputing lead when ridden 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, no extra towards finish

9/2

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Lincoln Pride

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Payout
Exacta £154.00
Straight Forecast £123.20
Tricast £3112.20
Trifecta £5427.00

Selections

RP Ratings:

Brazen Idol

SPOTLIGHT:

Breach

Telegraph:

Spear Fir

Daily Mirror:

Hurt You Never

NEWMARKET:

Breach

POSTDATA:

Brazen Idol

The Times:

Brazen Idol

The Guardian:

Brazen Idol

Daily Mail:

Brazen Idol

Daily Express:

Brazen Idol

The Sun:

Brazen Idol

The Star:

Brazen Idol

Daily Record:

Brazen Idol