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15:10 Ascot

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National Racehorse Week Handicap

  • Prize money: £41232
  • 0m 7f 0y
  • Class 2
  • 17 runners
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National Racehorse Week Handicap

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

9/2 (Won)

  • Win: £6.50
  • Place: £1.80

Form: 0-2491 CD

Last run: 42 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Has regularly gone well in top 6f and 7f handicaps on this track and he was a deserving winner of one in July (good to firm); up 4lb to a career-high mark for that tight win but this dependable 5yo can be in the thick of it again.

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12th

4

(16)

19th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

14:12 Newbury

Fresh

9st 7lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: James Fanshawe

Classy handicapper in his time but just flashes of his former glory in a quiet 2023 campaign; now 8lb lower than when a close fifth in the Wokingham and his Kempton return should have blown away the cobwebs; all ground comes alike to him and he's capable of a big run.

8/1

5th

2

(7)

6th Apr 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

16:55 Kempton (AW)

Fresh

9st 9lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: James Fanshawe

This is the fourth year in succession that he's returned to action in this race (downgraded to a 0-95 this year), finishing fifth twice and a close second in 2022; showed only flashes of his old spark in a disappointing 2023 campaign but he is down to a good mark if a five-month break has piqued his interest; stable have made a quiet start to 2024 but he has too much talent to be ignored at this level.

10/1

2nd
6 (13)
 | Uniform

25/1

  • Place: £8.90

Form: -11005 D

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 3lb

4 yo

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Triple 7f winner but well held in two major 7f handicaps in recent weeks; fair fifth of six behind Documenting at Newbury recently (good to firm) but needs to prove himself in this type of race.

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16/1

  • Place: £4.30

Form: 40-038 CD

Last run: 79 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Made excellent progress in his early 7f handicaps, peaking with a Victoria Cup win over C&D in 2021 (soft) but that was as good as it's got; ran creditably in defeat over C&D in May and June but left on the same mark and this is just as difficult.

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9th

8

(9)

13th May 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

14:40 Ascot

River Nymph

9st 7lb

J: Adam Kirby

T: Clive Cox

Landed this prize (off 1lb lower; soft ground) in 2021 and finished third last year; made the frame in two other C&D handicaps on last two starts in 2022; suited by this scenario and should go well again.

16/1

4th

9

(13)

1st Oct 2022

Good To Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

15:36 Ascot

River Nymph

9st 6lb

J: Adam Kirby

T: Clive Cox

towards rear of midfield, switched left and not clear run over 1f out, ridden and ran on well inside final furlong, not reach leaders, did well in the circumstances

15/2

3rd

5

(3)

3rd Sep 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

15:10 Ascot

River Nymph

9st 5lb

J: John Fahy

T: Clive Cox

midfield on outer, in touch with leaders halfway, pushed along under 2f out, ridden and made challenge 1f out, kept on

16/1

14/1

  • Place: £3.80

Form: -80002 D

Last run: 28 days

W: 8st 11lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Comes into it on his close second in a similar C&D handicap last July (good to firm); has not threatened in similar races this year, however, and although going close in a six-runner race at Newmarket in August (first-time blinkers, retained today) he is no certainty to repeat it.

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3rd

2

(13)

13th Oct 2023

Good

0m 7f 192y

Class 2

15:50 York

Star Of Orion

9st 2lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Ralph Beckett

Won at Newmarket (7f, good to soft) in July and has run consistently well in defeat over 7f since (various ground); hasn't shone over 1m in the past but his last attempt was in 2021 and recent evidence suggests he well worth another go at this trip; he's on the shortlist.

7/1

4th

3

(10)

30th Sep 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

17:25 Newmarket

Star Of Orion

9st 10lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Ralph Beckett

Three wins split between both Newmarket courses but versatile regarding tracks and ground; continued in fine form in highly competitive 7f handicaps since winning on the other course in July; big run expected.

100/30

4th

4

(8)

9th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

14:35 Ascot

Star Of Orion

9st 8lb

J: Laura Pearson

T: Ralph Beckett

raced near side, midfield, headway over 1f out, ran on, not reach leaders, 4th of 10 in group

9/1

Form: 542203 D

Last run: 28 days

W: 8st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Modest strike-rate in no way does him justice as he has often given followers a great run for their money in top 7f handicaps, as when runner-up at the Royal meeting and at Newmarket (both on good to firm); below best over C&D in July but no surprise if he works his way into it again.

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5th

7

(16)

11th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

14:40 Ascot

Ropey Guest

9st 4lb

J: Tom Queally

T: George Margarson

prominent

20/1

2nd

13

(5)

21st Oct 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 2

16:25 Ascot

Ropey Guest

9st 1lb

J: Tom Queally

T: George Margarson

Has run some superb races in top 7f handicaps, including here, and he richly deserved the valuable prize at York in August (1m, good to firm); combination of this trip and testing ground does not look ideal, however.

33/1

6th

9

(5)

7th Oct 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

15:35 Ascot

Ropey Guest

9st 6lb

J: Tom Queally

T: George Margarson

Raced in the unfavoured group in the C&D contest last time won by Quinault, when bidding to follow up his 40-1 York success (his second win this season); a regular in these big-field Ascot handicaps and sometimes on the premises but he's yet to win here in 18 attempts.

25/1

OUR TIP

14/1

Form: 5-0640 C

Last run: 42 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 103

Form & Verdict

Won Group 2 as 2yo; often seen in difficult races since but he did well to get as close as he did when sixth to Inver Park in the Buckingham Palace at the Royal meeting (7f, good to firm); lesser effort over C&D in July but fitting a tongue-tie could help and he has the ability to go well.

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14th

14

(10)

4th May 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 2

13:45 Newmarket

Tactical

8st 7lb

J: David Egan

T: Julie Camacho

Group 2 winner for Andrew Balding in his prime; never really threatened in five runs for this yard last season (wind surgery after the second run) but he dropped 13lb for his troubles; may revive this term but he's not easily recommended.

25/1

Form: 231118 CD BF

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Had a charmed run for new yard in 2022, including when landing the big 7f handicap at the Royal meeting on first attempt at the trip on turf (good to firm; made it 2-2 here); ended up on the wrong side returned to 6f in the Stewards' Cup at Goodwood (favourite) but remains very much of interest back over C&D with Saffie Osborne taking off 3lb.

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8th

2

(3)

11th Oct 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

16:50 Leicester

Inver Park

9st 9lb

J: William Buick

T: George Boughey

midfield, pushed along over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, soon weakened

7/2

7th

8

(12)

3rd Sep 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

15:10 Ascot

Inver Park

9st 1lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: George Boughey

in touch with leaders, pushed along over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on

11/2

8th

17

(15)

30th Jul 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 2

15:20 Goodwood

Inver Park

9st 0lb

J: Ben Curtis

T: George Boughey

raced far side, ridden and outpaced when groups merged 2f out, rallied inside final furlong, kept on final 110yds, not pace to challenge

9/1

Form: 121124 D

Last run: 15 days

W: 8st 9lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

Has made steady progress and was suited by the stiff 7f when a ready Sandown winner in July (good); the lesser test at Redcar next time didn't play into his hands and nor did the return to 1m at York, but he might have hidden depths in a strongly run race back over 7f.

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6

(14)

22nd Oct 2022

Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 3

13:20 Doncaster

Golden Voice

9st 12lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: William Haggas

Made it three wins for the season at Sandown (7f, good) in July and he's also effective on slow ground; his improvement has stalled since but he's continued to run well and a steady pace may have been against him at Ascot last time; the first-time cheekpieces could be a plus and he's respected.

6/1

8th

14

(7)

3rd Sep 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

15:10 Ascot

Golden Voice

8st 9lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: William Haggas

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

12/1

4th

4

(13)

19th Aug 2022

Good

0m 7f 192y

Class 2

17:20 York

Golden Voice

9st 6lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: William Haggas

midfield, pushed along over 3f out, ridden and steady headway from over 2f out, went third inside final furlong, kept on but lost third towards finish

6/1

9th
17 (10)
Yaaser

40/1

Form: 224211 D

Last run: 30 days

W: 8st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Having a fine summer at 7f and 1m (good/good to firm) but has a lot more to find from out of the weights in this company; fair fourth at Windsor on Thursday.

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No Results Found

Form: -12777 CD

Last run: 42 days

W: 9st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 109

Form & Verdict

Has top form on this track and he showed he can still hack it at this level when a pressing runner-up in the Victoria Cup over C&D in May (good); another sound effort when second in his group over C&D in July but he looks too high in the weights to win.

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7th

1

(6)

25th Oct 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

19:30 Kempton (AW)

Accidental Agent

10st 2lb

J: Georgia Dobie

T: Eve Johnson Houghton

towards rear

12/1

7th

2

(6)

30th Sep 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

17:25 Newmarket

Accidental Agent

9st 12lb

J: Georgia Dobie

T: Eve Johnson Houghton

Course winner at 6f and 7f; had a distinguished career and it's not over yet judged on a hampered fifth of 15 in Bunbury Cup in July (good to soft; handles most ground); fair fifth in a Racing League race at Chepstow since; handicapper cautiously dropping him in the weights; involved.

7/1

11th
9 (1)
Aratus

13/2

Form: 1-3906 D

Last run: 42 days

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Lightly raced 4yo who was progressive at 7f in 2021; has not immediately picked up this year where he left off but was a non-stayer over 1m in June and looked to be running into form when leading home his group behind Fresh over C&D in July (good to firm); dropped 2lb since; leading player.

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5th

2

(1)

7th Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 2

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Aratus

9st 5lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Clive Cox

No win since 2021 but has good recent form, having been placed at Kempton in three of his last four races (7f/1m; the hood worn each time is now removed); thereabouts provided he continues in similar vein.

7/2

3rd

2

(5)

31st Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

18:30 Kempton (AW)

Aratus

9st 4lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Clive Cox

Off the track for 381 days prior to his return in October and he's run two good races and two lesser ones since reappearing; the two good efforts have both come at this track, latterly over 1m 25 days ago; looks a key player back at 7f with Rossa Ryan retaining the ride.

11/4

2nd

1

(3)

6th Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

18:45 Kempton (AW)

Aratus

9st 9lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Clive Cox

took keen hold, towards rear early, headway into midfield after 1f

7/2

14/1

Form: -09351 CD

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 5lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Carries his years well, winning this race in 2020 and sending a clear message he was about to hit top form when fifth to Fresh over C&D in July (good to firm) before winning a shade cosily at Newbury; has gone back up 3lb but is perfectly capable of going close.

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3rd

7

(11)

10th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 127y

Class 2

13:30 Chester

Documenting

9st 10lb

J: Silvestre De Sousa

T: Kevin Frost

Last-time-out success at Chelmsford (7f, AW) shows he retains a useful level of ability aged 11; still well treated on historical data but his turf form took a turn for the worse in 2023.

14/1

1st

4

(6)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 3

11:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Documenting

9st 8lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Kevin Frost

prominent

14/1

6th

3

(12)

16th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 3

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Documenting

9st 11lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Kevin Frost

dwelt start, took keen hold, in rear

7/1

13th
12 (4)
Dance Fever

16/1

Form: 300232 D BF

Last run: 21 days

W: 8st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Had smart handicap form over C&D last July; arrives in good heart after useful efforts at Goodwood and Newbury (both 7f, good to firm) but the majority of his form suggests he is up against if for win purposes.

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7th

2

(2)

30th Sep 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 3

14:00 Ascot

Dance Fever

11st 1lb

J: Mr Freddie Mitchell

T: Clive Cox

slowly into stride, in rear, ridden and some headway on outer over 1f out, never dangerous

8/1

13th

12

(4)

3rd Sep 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

15:10 Ascot

Dance Fever

8st 10lb

J: William Cox

T: Clive Cox

ducked sharply right start, raced freely, towards rear, switched left and towards near side 6f out, pushed along 2f out, ridden 1f out, never on terms

16/1

2nd

3

(2)

13th Aug 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

15:00 Newbury

Dance Fever

9st 6lb

J: Adam Kirby

T: Clive Cox

held up in rear, headway over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, soon every chance, kept on

7/2

25/1

Form: -06151 D

Last run: 30 days

W: 8st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Immediate turnaround for the return to 7f and the fitting of cheekpieces when winning two of his last three starts (good to firm/good) but an 8lb rise for his Ayr success one month ago raises the bar quite high.

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7th

6

(8)

22nd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 3

18:00 Newcastle (AW)

Jump The Gun

8st 12lb

J: Lewis Edmunds

T: Iain Jardine

6f win off this mark here in November; mixed bag since and this trip looked too sharp when never in the hunt behind Cover Up 12 days ago; likely he'll need a pace meltdown to come out on top.

33/1

7th

2

(5)

10th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 4

18:45 Newcastle (AW)

Jump The Gun

9st 7lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Iain Jardine

squeezed out start, in rear

16/1

10/1

Form: 1121 D

Last run: 7 days

W: 8st 9lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

Can lead and has been known to hang but he is talented and put a slightly disappointing handicap debut behind him when making all at Newmarket last week (7f, good); up 4lb and has way more to do here against the older handicappers but interesting to see how far he can go.

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15th

3

(17)

22nd Oct 2022

Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 3

13:20 Doncaster

Space Tracker

9st 13lb

J: Pat Cosgrave

T: Richard Hughes

prominent on near side of group, ridden and lost position over 2f out, soon beaten

12/1

15th

15

(17)

3rd Sep 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

15:10 Ascot

Space Tracker

8st 9lb

J: Ray Dawson

T: Richard Hughes

led against near rail, set steady pace, pushed along 2f out, headed over 1f out, soon hung right and weakened

10/1

1st

2

(3)

27th Aug 2022

Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 3

14:10 Newmarket (July)

Space Tracker

9st 8lb

J: Pat Cosgrave

T: Richard Hughes

made all, ridden over 1f out, kept on strongly, won going away

11/2

16th
7 (16)
 | Uniform

11/1

Form: 11106 D

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Winner at 7f and 1m on first three starts; has failed to settle from high draws in two big handicaps since but his recent York sixth (1m, good; in first-time hood, now discarded) was better than his Goodwood effort and the return to 7f looks a positive move.

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16/1

Form: 722521 D

Last run: 21 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

Solid 7f form when a close fifth in the Bunbury Cup at Newmarket, then runner-up in a big field at Glorious Goodwood (both on good to firm) before winning a four-runner race at Doncaster; has his share of weight and needs to improve for this first C&D run.

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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Inver Park

LAMBOURN:

Aratus

POSTDATA:

Fresh

TOPSPEED:

Space Tracker

Daily Mail:

Tactical

The Sun:

Aratus

The Star:

Aratus

RP Ratings:

Inver Park

Telegraph:

Inver Park

The Guardian:

Inver Park

Daily Express:

Inver Park

Daily Mirror:

Inver Park

Daily Record:

Inver Park

NEWMARKET:

Fresh