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M J Church Handicap

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  • 1m 0f 0y
  • Class 6
  • 13 runners
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M J Church Handicap

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Sunny

9/2 (Won)

  • Win: £7.50
  • Place: £1.90

Form: 515732 D

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Both wins have come at Brighton and she confirmed her liking for that track with another excellent effort last week; out quickly before her new mark (4lb higher) kicks in.

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7th

2

(5)

15th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

17:20 Goodwood

Sly Madam

9st 13lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Sheena West

Recorded a clearcut success on soft going at Windsor (1m) in the spring; respectable third on similar surface at this course (1m1f) most recently; has slipped back to an attractive mark and enters calculations.

10/1

3rd

8

(6)

27th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 1f 11y

Class 4

17:20 Goodwood

Sly Madam

9st 4lb

J: George Bass

T: Sheena West

Similar type to Junkanoo, having recorded a clearcut success on soft going at Windsor (1m) in the spring; not disgraced over 1m1f three starts back; on a workable mark and looks one to consider.

9/1

4th

1

(9)

20th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:15 Sandown

Sly Madam

10st 0lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Sheena West

in touch with leaders

10/1

8/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 351447 D

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Belatedly off the mark over 1m at Bath (good to firm) when trying this headgear for the first time and backed that up with good runs over 1m and 1m2f; got a long way back when never dangerous at Lingfield 12 days ago (1m2f); only 1-31 but not without hope.

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4

(4)

12th Aug 2022

Good To Firm

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

16:40 Newbury

Accrington Stanley

9st 2lb

J: Owen Lewis

T: Paul George

Took an age to record his first win, finally making the breakthrough in a 1m handicap at Bath in June; ran well to be second at Salisbury yesterday but has a poor overall strike-rate.

10/1

2nd

3

(1)

11th Aug 2022

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

15:40 Salisbury

Accrington Stanley

9st 10lb

J: Rhiain Ingram

T: Paul George

took keen hold, held up in rear, some headway when short of room 2f out, pushed along over 1f out, kept on well and went second towards finish

8/1

7th

1

(2)

30th Jul 2022

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

19:15 Lingfield (AW)

Accrington Stanley

9st 11lb

J: Rhiain Ingram

T: Paul George

took keen hold, held up in rear, nudged along over 3f out, still plenty to do when ridden 2f out, ran on from over 1f out, not pace to challenge

13/2

8/1

  • Place: £3.50

Form: -77855

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

0-18 but well handicapped on some of last year's form for Andrew Balding and when only 100-30 for a C&D handicap last time, she got no cover and then the saddle slipped; her previous run was fairly encouraging.

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10th

9

(2)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 6

14:30 Lingfield (AW)

Florence Street

8st 10lb

J: Hayley Turner

T: Lydia Richards

Sole win from 28 starts came over C&D off 7lb higher last September and, while returning to 1m from 1m2f may help, several others are higher on the list.

25/1

8th

11

(3)

1st Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

16:08 Lingfield (AW)

Florence Street

9st 0lb

J: William Carson

T: Lydia Richards

Only win in 27 starts came over 1m here in September last year; now 6lb lower and only beaten just over a length when sixth of 11 over C&D last month, but others are more convincing all the same.

16/1

6th

2

(8)

5th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

17:15 Lingfield (AW)

Florence Street

9st 7lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Lydia Richards

1m winner here one year ago; nothing positive to report from her three runs back from an eight-month absence; hard to recommend.

20/1

Form: 7-6423 BF

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Still a maiden but has produced competitive shows the last twice and both running style and pedigree offer hope for improvement now sent beyond 7f; respected.

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7th

8

(12)

7th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

20:00 Newcastle (AW)

Atlantic Heart

9st 6lb

J: David Nolan

T: Paul Midgley

1-26 and a bit disappointing in a 0-50 classified event over 5f here last time, but she ran well behind the bang-in-form Bonito Cavalo at this venue in her two starts prior to that; return to this trip may suit and each-way claims.

11/1

5th

3

(1)

20th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Atlantic Heart

9st 9lb

J: David Nolan

T: Paul Midgley

held up in rear

4/1

4th

9

(3)

4th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Newcastle (AW)

Atlantic Heart

9st 4lb

J: David Nolan

T: Paul Midgley

Without a win since 2022; three runs this year, best of those when 22-1 fourth of 11 to Bonito Cavalo here on Friday on her drop back to 6f; needs to build on that but this will be her first attempt at 5f and she's not the percentage call.

16/1

10/1

Form: 8-7753

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

Finished last when the outsider of the three runners at Sandown two weeks ago; not sure what to take out of that but his Bath run the time before was encouraging and Hollie Doyle is a positive booking.

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5th

9

(10)

11th Aug 2022

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

15:40 Salisbury

Iskaheen

9st 5lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Denis Coakley

took keen hold, held up in rear, switched left 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on final 110yds

10/1

3rd

4

(4)

27th Jul 2022

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:50 Sandown

Iskaheen

9st 0lb

J: George Bass

T: Denis Coakley

steadied start, held up in last, disputing second 2f out, soon ridden and hung right, outpaced and well held final furlong

10/1

5th

8

(11)

11th Jun 2022

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

15:36 Bath

Iskaheen

9st 7lb

J: Laura Pearson

T: Denis Coakley

midfield, smooth headway on outer 3f out, ridden and outpaced over 1f out, weakened final 110yds

20/1

Form: 685626

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Front-running second off a reduced mark at Leicester (1m, good to soft) but he should really have done better next time on the Polytrack, a surface he handles well; still needs respecting with Marquand a good booking.

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5th

3

(6)

9th Sep 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

17:45 Kempton (AW)

Damascus Finish

9st 9lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: Brett Johnson

Only 1-28, though the win did at least come this year (at Wolverhampton, 8.6f); returning to 1m is probably a good thing but his record fresh is nothing to shout about.

12/1

8th

4

(5)

19th Jun 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

16:00 Lingfield (AW)

Damascus Finish

9st 13lb

J: William Carson

T: Brett Johnson

Belatedly opened account at Wolverhampton (8.6f) in March and was third over 1m in his next three races (twice on Polytrack); claims if judged on that evidence but is yet to convince over 1m2f and needs to bounce back from a duff effort on turf three weeks ago.

8/1

10th

1

(6)

29th May 2023

Good To Firm

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

17:55 Leicester

Damascus Finish

10st 2lb

J: William Carson

T: Brett Johnson

Took a long time to get off the mark but he hit the target at Wolverhampton (8.6f) in March and has held his form with three thirds since, including on turf at Brighton (1m, good) on his penultimate run; should be in the mix again on this step back up in trip and he's respected.

7/2

7th
11 (11)
Adatorio

8/1

Form: 332563

Last run: 34 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

Travels well but rarely finds for pressure; respectable third in the first-time visor at Chepstow (7f; stays 1m) but didn't really threaten; others appeal more.

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10th

10

(1)

5th May 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

19:00 Cork

Adatorio

8st 12lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: E McNamara

always behind

50/1

9th

12

(1)

16th Mar 2023

Standard

1m 2f 150y

17:15 Dundalk (AW)

Adatorio

9st 2lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

prominent against far rail

50/1

11th

11

(16)

24th Feb 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

16:00 Dundalk (AW)

Adatorio

8st 10lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

16-race maiden; only beaten one home in two runs for new yard so far; return to 1m should help but not suited by race conditions here; widest draw.

25/1

Form: -52687

Last run: 48 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

No wins in nine but has placed form and he now goes in blinkers after being gelded; could improve.

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7th

2

(4)

4th Oct 2022

Soft

1m 1f 207y

Class 6

17:05 Brighton

Lifes A Beach

9st 5lb

J: Alec Voikhansky

T: Richard Hannon

held up in rear, pushed along and switched to centre over 2f out, ridden and no impression from over 1f out

12/1

8th

10

(7)

11th Aug 2022

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

15:40 Salisbury

Lifes A Beach

9st 5lb

J: Alec Voikhansky

T: Richard Hannon

midfield, headway 3f out, pushed along 2f out, ridden and weakened over 1f out

14/1

9th
5 (13)
Ascraeus

12/1

Form: 0-9174 CD

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

Won narrowly in a first-time visor over C&D (good) in June in a race she also won the previous year; not that consistent and below par since, but returning here should help matters.

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6th

6

(1)

13th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

16:10 Salisbury

Ascraeus

8st 4lb

J: Rhiain Ingram

T: Laura Mongan

led narrowly

25/1

6th

2

(2)

16th Feb 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Ascraeus

9st 9lb

J: Robert Havlin

T: Laura Mongan

Scored in a first-time visor at Salisbury (1m, good) last June but she's been disappointing since and was tailed off here when last seen in October; headgear is now removed and she has plenty to prove back up in trip after another break.

20/1

13th

6

(12)

27th Oct 2022

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Ascraeus

9st 6lb

J: William Carson

T: Laura Mongan

Took well to first-time visor at Salisbury (1m) in June, scoring off this mark; below form in same headgear since but this switch to blinkers may have positive effect; one to consider.

12/1

OUR TIP

14/1

Form: 901645 C

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 11lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Won at Brighton (7f, good to firm) in April but is a 10yo now and hasn't become the easiest to predict; also 0-7 beyond 7f.

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13th

2

(1)

18th Nov 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

20:15 Kempton (AW)

Bounty Pursuit

9st 9lb

J: Thomas Greatrex

T: Michael Blake

Multiple winner but lacks consistency these days and others are more likely winners after an absence of 99 days.

16/1

10th

1

(12)

11th Aug 2022

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

15:40 Salisbury

Bounty Pursuit

9st 11lb

J: Luke Catton

T: Michael Blake

held up in rear, pushed along 3f out, ridden and no impression from over 2f out

14/1

Form: 66/807 D

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 0lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Has got a little closer in each of her three runs since returning from a long absence; would have each-way claims if the pattern continues.

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12th

12

(10)

29th Oct 2022

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Captain Sedgwick

8st 9lb

J: Aidan Keeley

T: John Spearing

taken down early, raced freely, raced wide, towards rear of midfield

25/1

3rd

12

(8)

26th Sep 2022

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

14:35 Ffos Las

Captain Sedgwick

8st 12lb

J: Georgia Dobie

T: John Spearing

held up in rear, pushed along and hung left from over 3f out, headway but short of room towards near side over 2f out, not clear run and lost ground 2f out, ridden over 1f out, stayed on inside final furlong, ran on well towards finish, eyecatcher (jockey said mare hung left-handed in the final two furlongs)

33/1

10th

9

(4)

5th Sep 2022

Good

0m 7f 216y

Class 6

13:00 Brighton

Captain Sedgwick

8st 12lb

J: Georgia Dobie

T: John Spearing

took keen hold, always towards rear

33/1

Form: 934639

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Still a maiden; when third here recently she was well held in a field of four and then finished right out the back on the AW; opposable.

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9th

8

(7)

4th Oct 2022

Soft

0m 7f 216y

Class 6

17:40 Brighton

Silverdale

9st 1lb

J: Hector Crouch

T: Jonathan Portman

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

10/1

9th

9

(1)

13th Sep 2022

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

17:25 Wolverhampton (AW)

Silverdale

9st 6lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Jonathan Portman

never better than mid-division

16/1

8

(8)

11th Aug 2022

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

15:40 Salisbury

Silverdale

9st 6lb

J: Tyler Saunders

T: Jonathan Portman

Still a maiden; when third here recently she was well held in a field of four and then finished right out the back on the AW; opposable.

16/1

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Payout
Exacta £417.00
Straight Forecast £424.10
Tricast £2862.60
Trifecta £3475.00

Selections

The Times:

Sly Madam

SPOTLIGHT:

Atlantic Heart

Daily Express:

Damascus Finish

The Star:

Adatorio

POSTDATA:

Silverdale

Telegraph:

Florence Street

WEST COUNTRY:

Accrington Stanley

The Sun:

Bounty Pursuit

RP Ratings:

Atlantic Heart

The Guardian:

Sly Madam

Daily Mail:

Sly Madam

Daily Mirror:

Sly Madam

Daily Record:

Sly Madam