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14:20 Haydock

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  • 1m 6f 1y
  • Class 2
  • 16 runners
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Runners: 16 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

9/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.20
  • Place: £2.40

Form: -60334

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Close third over 1m4f at Glorious Goodwood and he proved himself at 1m6f with further minor honours at Ascot and York either side; the latter was in the Melrose, a neck behind Adjuvant; probably on the premises.

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1st

5

(6)

3rd Sep 2022

Good To Firm

1m 6f 1y

Class 2

14:20 Haydock

Inverness

9st 7lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: Charles Hills

prominent, pushed along over 3f out, ridden and pressed leader 2f out, led inside final furlong, soon hard pressed, kept on well, gamely

9/1

4th

10

(1)

20th Aug 2022

Good

1m 5f 188y

Class 2

14:25 York

Inverness

8st 10lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: Charles Hills

midfield, pushed along 3f out, headway on far side of group and went third over 1f out, lost third but kept on final 110yds

12/1

3rd

10

(1)

27th Jul 2022

Good

1m 3f 218y

Class 2

13:50 Goodwood

Inverness

8st 10lb

J: Silvestre De Sousa

T: Charles Hills

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, bit short of room over 2f out, ridden and headway over 1f out, went third inside final furlong, kept on

20/1

OUR TIP

10/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: -51711

Last run: 40 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Has won three of her six starts, including handicaps at Killarney (1m3f, good; well on top) and Galway (1m4f, soft; led final strides) on last two outings; every indication that this further step up in trip will suit her very well, so she's one to note.

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1st

5

6th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

15:50 Warwick

Irish Lullaby

11st 2lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

Useful triple Flat winner at up 1m4f for Jessica Harrington, including on good and soft ground; 4-1 on hurdling/stable debut at Market Rasen (2m, good to soft) in March and she stayed on well to finish a 6l third behind an odds-on rival; that was a promising effort and she sets the standard on that form.

11/10

3rd

3

31st Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 125y

Class 4

14:44 Market Rasen

Irish Lullaby

11st 6lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Oliver Greenall & Josh Guerriero

Won three on the Flat at up to 1m4f for Jessica Harrington including on soft ground; not at her best when last seen out (October, Listed race at Naas); hood now applied; interesting on hurdles/stable debut.

5/2

16/1

  • Place: £3.50

Form: 222122 BF

Last run: 22 days

W: 8st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Consistent; can make the running, as when he won at Newmarket (1m4f) in July; head second to Rushford at Sandown (1m6f) and also runner-up at Nottingham (2m) since; this race demands plenty more of him, though.

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6th

4

(1)

11th Apr 2024

Standard

2m 0f 102y

Class 5

16:50 Southwell (AW)

Pons Aelius

9st 9lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Charlie Johnston

A fairly useful 2m winner last summer but he's yet to fire in two runs this year, visored when coming in last of 12 at Lingfield (2m) 13 days ago; has a bit to prove.

11/1

9/2

Form: 3-4211

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Unraced on firmer than good; didn't need to improve when winning a maiden at Ffos Las (1m4f, soft) on fifth start; adding a seven-runner handicap at Kempton (1m4f, AW; 6-4) was better form, though, and her pedigree and performance both point to 1m6f.

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5th

2

(7)

20th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

1m 3f 104y

Class 4

16:55 Yarmouth

Tamilla

10st 2lb

J: Cieren Fallon

T: William Haggas

Turf (soft) and AW winner last summer who is back on her last winning mark and shaped as though coming to hand at Bath last time; the forecast ground here should suit better and leading claims.

2/1

4th

2

(1)

6th Sep 2023

Good

1m 3f 137y

Class 4

16:00 Bath

Tamilla

10st 2lb

J: G Cheyne

T: William Haggas

Won back-to-back 1m4f events last year, including a handicap off this mark; her third at Ascot in July was in line with those efforts and latest run there was too bad to be true; very capable of going well.

11/2

7th

6

(1)

28th Jul 2023

Good

1m 7f 209y

Class 3

14:25 Ascot

Tamilla

9st 11lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: William Haggas

2022 campaign included 1m4f wins in a soft-ground maiden and AW handicap, followed by a close fourth when tried over 1m6f; latest start was more like it again, when making most for a respectable fourth of eight at this track (1m4f); going back up in trip looks in order but 2m is something new.

8/1

Form: 334183

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Upped to 1m4f when winning at Newmarket in July and he resumed progress when plugging on from the rear to take third of 13 in the Melrose at York (again good to firm; a neck in front of Inverness) two weeks ago when upped to 1m6f; raised another 2lb and needs better still in another hot race.

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7th

8

(11)

5th May 2024

Good

1m 6f 0y

Class 2

15:00 Newmarket

Adjuvant

8st 13lb

J: Hector Crouch

T: Michael Bell

took keen hold, held up in rear, switched to centre after 4f

10/1

Form: 021

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Gelded after debut; pretty useful over 1m4f since when second in novice at Newmarket (good to firm) and justifying 5-6 favouritism by a neck in maiden at Lingfield (AW); probably has more in the tank and has to be of some interest despite this handicap debut coming in a very demanding race.

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7th

2

(7)

26th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

17:20 Lingfield (AW)

Open Champion

10st 1lb

J: Liam Keniry

T: Alan King

took keen hold, held up in rear, some headway 2f out, no impression over 1f out

12/1

5th

1

(5)

13th Sep 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 5

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Open Champion

10st 4lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Alan King

in touch with leaders

5/1

1st

1

(5)

16th Aug 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 5

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Open Champion

10st 3lb

J: Liam Keniry

T: Alan King

1m4f AW winner for Roger Varian one year ago; shaped okay over C&D in April (first Flat run for this yard) but he's been bitterly disappointing since; now drops in class and the addition of a visor could help.

8/1

15/2

Form: 252122

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

A win and two seconds in his three handicaps, all 1m4f; 11-1, made impressive late gains when second of 16 in warm race at York last time, suggesting strongly that he can do better still and be suited by today's extra 2f; raised 2lb but shortlisted.

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7th

8

(8)

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

1m 2f 5y

Class 2

14:52 Pontefract

Thundering

8st 9lb

J: Shane Gray

T: Kevin Ryan

Has modest 2-17 strike-rate and he is inconsistent, but he's just 1lb higher than when winning at Ayr (1m2f, good to soft) last September and reappears with his trainer among the winners; not ruled out.

9/1

Form: 161212 D

Last run: 21 days

W: 8st 10lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Won three of six handicaps, runner-up in two; proved stamina for 1m6f on last two runs but needs to find a good bit more in this company.

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7th

9

(9)

2nd Jun 2023

Good

1m 3f 197y

Class 3

18:45 Doncaster

Australian Angel

8st 11lb

J: Harry Davies

T: Andrew Balding

Three wins last year, the latest when beating two rivals from 3lb lower at Sandown (1m6f, good to firm) in July; held in both starts since returning from seven months off in April and she probably needs further than this now.

15/2

6th

7

(6)

19th May 2023

Good To Soft

1m 6f 0y

Class 3

15:25 Newmarket

Australian Angel

8st 13lb

J: Harry Davies

T: Andrew Balding

Generally progressive last term, winning three times (1m3f-1m6f, good/faster); very close third over 1m6f at Chester (good to soft) on final outing; below par at Ripon (1m4f, soft) on reappearance but record suggests she'll bounce back.

5/1

1

(10)

12th May 2023

Soft

1m 4f 63y

Class 4

16:20 Chester

Australian Angel

10st 0lb

J: Callum Hutchinson

T: Andrew Balding

Form: 251816 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 8st 9lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Won at Windsor (11.4f) and Sandown (1m6f, good to firm; from Pons Aelius); wore cheekpieces in the latter and also when something seemed amiss at Nottingham (2m) three weeks ago, racing freely and also reported to have lost a shoe; could still be capable of better but this is a tough race in which to prove it.

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16/1

Form: 823331

Last run: 8 days

W: 8st 10lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Has run in two handicaps, markedly improved when winning a nine-runner race at Ffos Las (1m4f, good) eight days ago in fine style; that was a step up in trip and he makes another today; raised 9lb but has to be taken seriously after such a taking performance.

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6th

1

29th Apr 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

17:00 Punchestown

Jacovec Cavern

11st 0lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Paul Hennessy

held up in last

100/1

8th

7

17th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 0f 179y

Class 1

13:30 Cheltenham

Jacovec Cavern

11st 2lb

J: Sean Flanagan

T: Paul Hennessy

Pretty useful on Flat for Mick Channon, ending with 1m5f win on soft; made 105,000gns in October; has struggled, including with his jumping, in three Irish maiden hurdles in the mud this year; hooded latest and today.

150/1

6th

5

18th Feb 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

13:42 Gowran Park

Jacovec Cavern

11st 7lb

J: Danny Mullins

T: Paul Hennessy

Dual Flat winner rated 80 for Mick Channon; struggled with his jumping on hurdle bow at Punchestown when a creditable sixth; better jumping when beaten 10l at Naas; hood now tried and warrants respect.

20/1

11th
16 (11)
Sophiesticate

14/1

Form: 352211

Last run: 17 days

W: 8st 2lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

Placed plenty of times so deserved her share of the spoils in a dead-heat at Ayr (1m2f) one month ago; ended well on top when she followed up at Musselburgh on first attempt at 1m4f, which has earned a 6lb rise but this further step up in trip looks interesting.

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9th

6

(4)

12th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

14:10 Ayr

Sophiesticate

9st 9lb

J: Alex Jary

T: Jim Goldie

Won off this mark at Musselburgh (1m4f, good) in June and good second over this C&D (good) in August; has also run well on soft this term; however, she's finished down the field the last twice; has to get back on track.

16/1

5th

6

(4)

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

1m 0f 68y

Class 3

15:40 Hamilton

Sophiesticate

8st 7lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Jim Goldie

Resumed winning ways at Musselburgh (1m4f) in June and largely in good form since until beating only one at Ayr (1m2f) 11 days ago; this drop to 1m isn't certain to suit and she's 3lb out of the handicap too.

20/1

6th

4

(6)

21st Sep 2023

Good

1m 2f 0y

Class 4

15:35 Ayr

Sophiesticate

9st 6lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Jim Goldie

All wins in Scottish races on good ground (placed on soft once); ran creditably (2l second) in first-time hood over C&D most recently and again may not be far away; headgear retained.

13/2

Form: 1137

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Looked useful when landing 1m4f novice events (AW) in July on his first two starts; however, well-held third of four on handicap debut at Newmarket (1m4f) and only seventh of 13 when 33-1 in the Melrose at York (1m6f); all turf starts have been on good to firm; lightly raced but plenty to prove.

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3rd

1

(2)

25th Oct 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 7f 218y

Class 3

20:00 Kempton (AW)

Temporize

10st 1lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Syd Hosie

raced in second

9/2

0

20

(10)

14th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

2m 2f 0y

Class 2

14:40 Newmarket

Temporize

8st 10lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Syd Hosie

Edged out by Grand Providence at Doncaster on final start for Charlie Johnston; justified favouritism in the 2m4f event at Glorious Goodwood (soft) ten weeks ago when last seen; 2023 campaign demands plenty of respect but the notable negative is his 7lb rise since Goodwood.

12/1

Form: 212043

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

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1st

9

(11)

9th Sep 2023

Good

1m 6f 1y

Class 2

15:00 Haydock

Post Impressionist

9st 0lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: William Haggas

Underwhelming on first three runs this year but not beaten far in ninth in the Ebor (1m6f, good to firm) a fortnight ago and he may be able to build on that, having come good around this time of year last season.

13/2

9th

23

(1)

26th Aug 2023

Good To Firm

1m 5f 188y

Class 2

15:35 York

Post Impressionist

8st 12lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: William Haggas

More potent upped to 1m6f (with Adam Farragher) when cheekpieces were initially enlisted for his last two starts last season, notably for a clearcut win over C&D (good to soft); 8lb higher today and has not fired in the same way in his three starts this term; headgear now removed.

25/1

7th

6

(8)

12th Aug 2023

Soft

1m 7f 209y

Class 2

14:10 Ascot

Post Impressionist

9st 7lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: William Haggas

More potent upped to 1m6f when cheekpieces were initially enlisted (they've been kept since) for his last two starts last season; underwhelming in the Northumberland Plate (raced a bit freely) on reappearance and tailed off on heavy going at Goodwood one week ago, but he should stay 2m.

8/1

Form: 31-364

Last run: 63 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

1m AW win as 2yo; disappointed at York in May (gelded soon afterwards) and although he was better taking minor honours from the back on starts either side, in soft-ground race over C&D on latest, others are more persuasive; headgear enlisted.

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9th

8

(6)

23rd Sep 2022

Good

1m 6f 0y

Class 3

14:40 Haydock

Speycaster

9st 0lb

J: Hector Crouch

T: Ralph Beckett

prominent, pushed along 4f out, ridden and outpaced over 2f out, weakened quickly 2f out

4/1

10

(3)

3rd Sep 2022

Good To Firm

1m 6f 1y

Class 2

14:20 Haydock

Speycaster

8st 12lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Ralph Beckett

1m AW win as 2yo; disappointed at York in May (gelded soon afterwards) and although he was better taking minor honours from the back on starts either side, in soft-ground race over C&D on latest, others are more persuasive; headgear enlisted.

7/1

12th

11

(10)

2nd Jul 2022

Soft

1m 6f 0y

Class 2

14:05 Haydock

Speycaster

8st 12lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Ralph Beckett

took keen hold, towards rear, switched to near side but on outer from over 4f out, pushed along and outpaced over 3f out, soon switched left and up the centre, headway from over 2f out, ridden and stayed on from over 1f out

14/1

Form: -67811

Last run: 7 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Has run in four handicaps, digging deep to win in small fields over 1m4f at Leicester and Newmarket on last two outings; raised another 4lb in a much stronger race but he's been sticking his neck out and this longer trip holds possibilities.

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11th

8

(8)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 7f 169y

Class 3

15:15 Lingfield (AW)

Sarsons Risk

9st 6lb

J: Cieren Fallon

T: B F Brookhouse

Hit a personal best with his comfortable win at Southwell (2m, Tapeta) in December and he had an excuse when dropped back to 1m3f there the following month; can be a bit hit-and-miss but he still looks feasibly treated and has possibilities back up in trip.

10/1

5th

1

(1)

23rd Jan 2024

Standard

1m 3f 23y

Class 4

16:30 Southwell (AW)

Sarsons Risk

11st 3lb

J: Mr Jack Lander

T: B F Brookhouse

All handicaps at longer trips and raced over 1m6f and 2m for this yard, a cosy course win in December coming over the latter distance; hard to know if he still has what it takes over middle distances; sets a puzzle.

5/1

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Payout
Exacta £312.00
Straight Forecast £475.50
Tricast £4939.10
Trifecta £4605.00

Selections

RP Ratings:

Speycaster

The Guardian:

Tamilla

SPOTLIGHT:

Irish Lullaby

TOPSPEED:

Thundering

LAMBOURN:

Inverness

The Times:

Jacovec Cavern

NEWMARKET:

Open Champion

POSTDATA:

Zain Nights

Daily Mirror:

Sarsons Risk

The Star:

Tamilla

Daily Record:

Irish Lullaby

Telegraph:

Thundering

Daily Express:

Inverness

Daily Mail:

Speycaster

The Sun:

Speycaster