August 07 / 14.20 Leicester

14.20 Leicester

Good To Firm

Longines Irish Champions Weekend 10th-11th September EBF Novice Stakes (GBB) (IRE Incentive Race)

  • Prize money: £4860
  • 0m 7f 0y
  • Class 4
  • 6 runners
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Longines Irish Champions Weekend 10th-11th September EBF Novice Stakes (GBB) (IRE Incentive Race)

Runners: 6 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

1st
6 (1)
Valdai

16/1 (Won)

  • Win: £23.00
  • Place: £7.40

Form: 6

Last run: 79 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
First foal of unraced half-sister to Group-placed 1m2f-1m6f winner Weekender, from fine family; 11-1 and blinkered when beaten 15l at Bath (5f, good) in May; gelded soon afterwards; very early days but no form claims.
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1st

6

(1)

7th Aug 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

14:20 Leicester

Valdai

9st 7lb

J: John Fahy

T: Clive Cox

made all, shaken up 2f out, ridden and faced strong challenge over 1f out, kept on well

16/1

6th

6

(2)

20th May 2022

Good

0m 5f 10y

Class 5

14:20 Bath

Valdai

9st 7lb

J: Liam Keniry

T: Clive Cox

OUR TIP

9/4

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 42

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Promising fourth at Salisbury (6f) and improved when second of 14 in another novice at Ascot (7f) four weeks ago, both on good to firm; should not be far away.
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2nd

1

(4)

7th Aug 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

14:20 Leicester

Berkshire Phantom

9st 7lb

J: David Probert

T: Andrew Balding

prominent, pushed along and headway over 2f out, ridden and made strong challenge over 1f out, kept on

9/4

2nd

2

(11)

9th Jul 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

13:50 Ascot

Berkshire Phantom

9st 4lb

J: David Probert

T: Andrew Balding

travelled strongly, prominent, made challenge going easily over 2f out, led 2f out, soon pushed along and hard pressed, hung right and headed over 1f out, outpaced and ridden inside final furlong, kept on, no match for winner

11/2

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Fourth foal; half-brother to winners Evening Sun (GB/US 7f-8.5f including Grade 3; RPR 94) and Flarepath (7f AW 2yo; 85); dam 1m4f AW winner (85) out of 1m2f-winning half-sister to US 1m2f/1m3f Grade 1 winner Senure; trainer had an impressive winning 2yo newcomer (13-2) at Sandown 17 days ago.
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3rd

2

(5)

7th Aug 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

14:20 Leicester

Circle Of Fire

9st 7lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Sir Michael Stoute

slowly into stride, held up in behind leaders, nudged along over 2f out, outpaced and ridden briefly over 1f out, kept on pushed out final 110yds, went third final strides

5/1

4th
3 (3)
Gozo

10/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
11,500euros foal, 54,000euros yearling, 105,000gns 2yo; seventh foal; half-brother to three winners including Alpha Hedge (Hong Kong 1m; RPR 91) and Comino (6f-7f including 2yo; 90); dam unplaced at 6f (43), half-sister to 7f Listed winner Tombelaine out of French/US 1m Listed winner; yard is much better known for its older horses.
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4th

3

(3)

7th Aug 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

14:20 Leicester

Gozo

9st 7lb

J: P J McDonald

T: Ian Williams

in touch with leaders on outer, pushed along under 3f out, outpaced and held final furlong

10/1

Form: 22

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Runner-up in a novice at Haydock (6f, good to firm) and maiden at Glorious Goodwood (6f, good) 11 days later; the latter probably sets the standard in this contest and he shaped as if he would stay 7f.
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5th

5

(6)

7th Aug 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

14:20 Leicester

Supreme King

9st 7lb

J: Pat Dobbs

T: Richard Hannon

raced in second, shaken up 2f out, ridden over 1f out, soon edged right and weakened

6/4

2nd

16

(17)

26th Jul 2022

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 2

16:45 Goodwood

Supreme King

9st 2lb

J: Ryan Moore

T: Richard Hannon

prominent against near rail, pushed along over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, went second inside final furlong, kept on but no match for winner

6/1

2nd

7

(7)

15th Jul 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

14:25 Haydock

Supreme King

9st 7lb

J: Ray Dawson

T: Richard Hannon

in touch with leaders, headway over 2f out, pushed along to lead over 1f out, headed and hung left inside final furlong, kept on but no match for winner (jockey said colt hung left-handed)

11/4

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Sixth foal; half-brother to 1m2f-1m4f winner Ply (RPR 100) and the 1m4f/2m Flat (RPR 91) and 2m5f/3m hurdle winner Polish; dam 1m2f-1m4f winner (including Listed; 106) out of 1m2f Group 2 winner; stablemate of Supreme King, who has leading form claims, so the market should give big clues.
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6th

4

(2)

7th Aug 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

14:20 Leicester

King’s Code

9st 7lb

J: Sam Hitchcott

T: Richard Hannon

slowly away, always towards rear, ran green throughout

8/1

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Payout
Exacta £657.00
Straight Forecast £715.20
Trifecta £2823.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Supreme King

TOPSPEED:

Berkshire Phantom

NEWMARKET:

Circle Of Fire

RP Ratings:

Supreme King

The Times:

Supreme King

Telegraph:

Supreme King

Daily Mail:

Supreme King

The Sun:

Supreme King

Daily Record:

Supreme King

POSTDATA:

Berkshire Phantom

Daily Express:

Berkshire Phantom

The Star:

Berkshire Phantom

Daily Mirror:

Circle Of Fire