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13:40 Thirsk

Soft

Happy 17th Wedding Anniversary Nicola Apprentice Handicap

  • Prize money: £3456
  • 1m 4f 8y
  • Class 6
  • 17 runners
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Happy 17th Wedding Anniversary Nicola Apprentice Handicap

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.25
  • Place: £1.20

Form: 406122 D

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Conditions will not faze him and he's been running well this year from 1m2f to 2m; handicap mark will be no excuse.

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8th

5

(7)

30th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 3f 198y

Class 6

15:35 Brighton

Fen Tiger

9st 5lb

J: Sam Feilden

T: Julia Feilden

Second on final two starts last season, latterly when losing out only by a neck over C&D; obvious contender if judged on those efforts but ought to have been very well suited by the soft ground when well beaten on last month's reappearance outing.

10/1

9th

10

(1)

23rd Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 2f 43y

Class 5

17:20 Doncaster

Fen Tiger

9st 1lb

J: Sam Feilden

T: Julia Feilden

All three wins at 1m4f, on good to soft and slower ground; has gone well after short breaks although ran below market expectations on reappearance last spring; having first 1m2f run for nearly two years but proven stamina will be an asset in the conditions.

8/1

13/2

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 143891 CD

Last run: 27 days

W: 9st 7lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Came from off the pace to win a 1m4f classified race at Wolverhampton a month ago; can cope with this mark back in a handicap and she has won on good to soft.

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8th

9

(9)

27th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 6

21:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Jenny Ren

9st 0lb

J: Gina Mangan

T: Sarah Hollinshead

Her last three wins have come over C&D and latest was last March; well handicapped on that form but she's finished down the field here in her last five runs and needs a major revival after wind surgery.

25/1

9th

6

(10)

12th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Jenny Ren

9st 9lb

J: David Probert

T: Sarah Hollinshead

Knows this place well, having done most of her racing here; not particularly solid on form this winter but is interesting back at this level, with a record of 311 in C&D classified contests; shortlisted.

10/1

10th

7

(6)

3rd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 6

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Jenny Ren

9st 4lb

J: Gina Mangan

T: Sarah Hollinshead

in rear

12/1

25/1

  • Place: £7.20

Form: 88359-

Last run: 356 days

W: 9st 3lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Mixed bag in 2021 and he comes here on the back of a 356-day absence; others less risky.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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5th

10

(4)

20th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 1f 207y

Class 6

20:45 Beverley

Bigbadboy

9st 0lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Clive Mulhall

Course winner who didn't run badly on a couple of occasions last autumn but this 10yo returns from some time off and is without a win since 2020.

33/1

10th

11

(6)

1st Nov 2022

Standard

1m 4f 14y

Class 6

14:10 Southwell (AW)

Bigbadboy

10st 2lb

J: Miss Alice Stevens

T: Clive Mulhall

prominent, pushed along 3f out, ridden and weakened from 2f out

16/1

5th

13

(2)

14th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

1m 2f 1y

Class 6

17:20 Redcar

Bigbadboy

9st 9lb

J: Miss Alice Stevens

T: Clive Mulhall

midfield, headway over 3f out, soon pushed along, weakened final furlong

13/2

20/1

  • Place: £5.60

Form: 098378

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 3lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Twice placed at Newcastle but below par there the last twice and this is her first Flat run on the grass (held in two bumpers).

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5th

6

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 51y

Class 5

12:50 Kelso

Turbulent Power

10st 13lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Philip Kirby

27-race maiden (0-7 over hurdles); didn't run badly on last month's stable debut at Catterick, when back from some time off, and she's edging down the weights; non-runner on account of soft ground at Sedgefield on Friday.

6/1

Form: 553324

Last run: 69 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Below best on soft ground but handles good to soft; off for 69 days since quiet latest effort but prior to that he was placed on three successive occasions; needs respecting.

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1st

1

(8)

17th Oct 2022

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 6

17:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Another Odyssey

9st 13lb

J: Benoit De La Sayette

T: George Scott

short of room early, towards rear, smooth headway from over 3f out, going easily and led over 1f out, shaken up inside final 110yds, comfortably

6/4

1st

2

(6)

9th Oct 2022

Standard

1m 3f 23y

Class 6

17:10 Southwell (AW)

Another Odyssey

9st 8lb

J: Benoit De La Sayette

T: George Scott

slowly into stride, took keen hold, held up in rear on outer, smooth headway on near side of group to lead over 1f out, ridden briefly inside final furlong, kept on well, readily

Evs

1st

12

(7)

1st Oct 2022

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 6

17:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Another Odyssey

10st 3lb

J: Miss Becky Smith

T: George Scott

steadied start, travelled strongly, held up in rear, still plenty to do and not clear run over 2f out, good headway and went second when switched right 1f out, led inside final furlong, won going away, easily

5/1

Form: /60-50 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 3lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

10yo with no win since September 2017 and recent efforts fairly uninspiring.

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7th

15

(15)

26th Oct 2022

Heavy

1m 2f 50y

Class 6

17:05 Nottingham

Mr Sundowner

10st 7lb

J: Mr Adam O’Shea

T: David Thompson

slowly into stride, towards rear, pushed along and minor headway over 2f out, never on terms

40/1

9th

11

(3)

10th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

1m 0f 208y

Class 5

13:35 Musselburgh

Mr Sundowner

9st 11lb

J: Miss Danielle Mooney

T: David Thompson

in rear, raced slightly wide home turn, pushed along and ridden from 3f out, beaten from 2f out

50/1

8th

13

(6)

6th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

14:25 Ayr

Mr Sundowner

8st 9lb

J: Graham Lee

T: David Thompson

dwelt start, in rear, ridden 3f out, outpaced 2f out, never dangerous

50/1

33/1

Form: 0-0860

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 1lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Comfortably beaten in his five runs to date, including two 1m4f handicaps.

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9th

1

(9)

30th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 5f 192y

Class 6

18:20 Catterick

Cold Henry

9st 11lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Sara Ender

Two wins over 2m here in autumn of 2022; hasn't won since, but has several decent placed efforts to his credit; could go well, but perhaps better at 2m.

10/1

Form: 625725

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 3lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Career best when a close second at Hamilton (1m4f, soft) and wasn't beaten that far on Newcastle AW despite an inferior profile on that surface; should be in the thick of it.

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9th

10

(11)

28th Sep 2022

Good

1m 7f 189y

Class 6

16:04 Catterick

Wildmountainthyme

9st 3lb

J: Faye McManoman

T: Stella Barclay

raced freely, led but pestered, disputed lead after 1f, lost position after 2f, soon prominent, shaken up and lost position over 4f out, pushed along when towards rear from 3f out, soon struggling

16/1

8th

10

(4)

12th Sep 2022

Soft

1m 4f 8y

Class 6

13:40 Thirsk

Wildmountainthyme

9st 3lb

J: Faye McManoman

T: Stella Barclay

in touch with leaders, ridden towards far side over 2f out, weakened over 1f out (jockey said mare had suffered interference shortly after the start)

7/1

5th

6

(7)

2nd Sep 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 4f 98y

Class 6

13:05 Newcastle (AW)

Wildmountainthyme

9st 0lb

J: Faye McManoman

T: Stella Barclay

slowly into stride, soon recovered and prominent on outer, led 5f out, increased tempo up the centre from 3f out, pushed along and ridden 2f out, edged left from over 1f out, headed final 110yds, weakened towards finish (jockey said mare hung left-handed inside the final 2 furlongs)

9/1

Form: 526070

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Both wins over 1m2f on good ground at Ripon; quiet there last time and not having the best of seasons.

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6th

7

(2)

13th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

2m 0f 0y

Class 6

17:40 Wetherby

Seven For A Pound

8st 9lb

J: Christian Howarth

T: Ruth Carr

Quite encouraging seasonal debut when fifth of 13 at Thirsk (1m4f, soft) in April but three very underwhelming runs have followed and he remains without a win since 2021; goes beyond about 1m4f for first time here.

14/1

6th

13

(8)

5th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 4f 8y

Class 6

17:00 Thirsk

Seven For A Pound

8st 9lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Ruth Carr

took keen hold, midfield

40/1

9th

11

(5)

15th May 2023

Good To Soft

1m 4f 13y

Class 6

16:50 Catterick

Seven For A Pound

9st 0lb

J: Harrison Shaw

T: Ruth Carr

Inconsistent and 3-32; only tenth over C&D 19 days ago and needs to improve on that.

33/1

16/1

Form: 978758

Last run: 13 days

W: 8st 9lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Stays 1m2f but 1m6f was too far last time and this trip might be a stretch on this ground; still a maiden.

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5th

11

(6)

28th Sep 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

18:15 Newcastle (AW)

Pasha Bay

9st 0lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Linda Perratt

took keen hold, midfield, steady headway when switched to near side over 3f out, ridden over 2f out, hung left and weakened over 1f out

33/1

7th

11

(4)

18th Sep 2022

Soft

1m 3f 15y

Class 5

16:30 Hamilton

Pasha Bay

8st 4lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Linda Perratt

took keen hold, towards rear, pushed along and some headway from over 3f out, switched left and ridden from over 2f out, weakened from over 1f out

50/1

Form: 665

Last run: 80 days

W: 8st 13lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Unable to land a significant blow in three novice races (7f-1m) and not bred for today's longer trip but will appreciate this significant ease in grade and remains unexposed; market may guide.

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11th

15

(8)

12th Sep 2022

Soft

1m 4f 8y

Class 6

13:40 Thirsk

Eminent Angel

8st 13lb

J: Pierre-Louis Jamin

T: Daniel & Claire Kubler

held up in midfield, pushed along 4f out, soon outpaced and struggling

12/1

10

(12)

16th Aug 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 4f 51y

Class 6

19:10 Wolverhampton (AW)

Eminent Angel

9st 0lb

J: Nicola Currie

T: Daniel & Claire Kubler

Unable to land a significant blow in three novice races (7f-1m) and not bred for today's longer trip but will appreciate this significant ease in grade and remains unexposed; market may guide.

7/1

12/1

Form: 405233

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 0lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

14-race maiden but placed in modest handicap/maiden company and trip/ground are suitable; each-way claims.

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5th

6

(7)

27th Mar 2023

Standard

1m 7f 169y

Class 6

15:45 Lingfield (AW)

Bellshill Beauty

9st 2lb

J: David Probert

T: Sarah-Jayne Davies

Regressive and failed to win for Roger Fell; hasn't achieved much for this yard, latterly when pulled up on her debut over hurdles.

20/1

9

(1)

13th Mar 2023

Standard

2m 0f 120y

Class 6

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Bellshill Beauty

8st 6lb

J: Elisha Whittington

T: Sarah-Jayne Davies

Placed on a few occasions on turf/Tapeta for Roger Fell last year but has shown nothing in four starts for this yard (including on hurdle debut last time) and now 0-21; cheekpieces given a go but has plenty to prove, not least stamina.

40/1

1

15th Feb 2023

Good

2m 0f 53y

Class 4

14:00 Hereford

Bellshill Beauty

11st 0lb

J: William Kennedy

T: Sarah-Jayne Davies

Modest (0-20) Flat maiden, her latest three starts being for this yard; limited appeal on hurdling debut.

50/1

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10/1

Form: -32356

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Now 0-22 but had two close calls at about 1m3f in the spring and wasn't far away here on her penultimate run; blinkers join the tongue-tie sported of late; could go well.

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13

13th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 1y

Class 5

17:05 Taunton

Army Of One

10st 5lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Mitchell Hunt

held up in rear

25/1

12

10th Mar 2023

Good

2m 0f 161y

Class 5

16:40 Exeter

Army Of One

10st 5lb

J: Elizabeth Gale

T: Mitchell Hunt

Career record is 0-25 and unplaced all eight hurdling starts; absent since well beaten on the Flat last October.

33/1

6th

4

(6)

29th Oct 2022

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Army Of One

9st 4lb

J: George Rooke

T: Mitchell Hunt

towards rear

16/1

20/1

Form: 41-180 D

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Successful back-to-back wins over 1m2f/1m4f at Newcastle in the winter; nowhere near that form in his last two runs and he's 0-20 on turf.

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0

5

26th Aug 2023

Soft

2m 1f 46y

Class 4

14:15 Cartmel

Selecto

11st 4lb

J: David Noonan

T: Stella Barclay

in rear, some headway but reminders after 5th

66/1

5th

7

6th Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 125y

Class 4

13:35 Market Rasen

Selecto

11st 4lb

J: Thomas Dowson

T: Stella Barclay

Fair on the Flat in his prime but has a lowly mark in that sphere nowadays; ran well to a point on last month's hurdling debut at Uttoxeter (2m, heavy) and might last longer on today's faster ground but others appeal more all the same.

66/1

7/1

Form: 5657-5 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Record of 2-29; trip/ground is absolutely fine for him and he stayed on well to be only 2l off the winner at Ffos Las (1m4f) on his return from 251 days away; entitled to be involved if stripping fitter here.

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7th

9

(6)

15th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 98y

Class 6

15:05 Newcastle (AW)

Das Kapital

9st 2lb

J: Faye McManoman

T: John Berry

Twice placed in the mud at Doncaster (1m2f/1m4f) in the spring but seems to have lost his way since then.

20/1

7th

6

(4)

4th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Das Kapital

9st 4lb

J: Faye McManoman

T: John Berry

towards rear of midfield, ridden over 2f out, weakened inside final furlong

14/1

Form: 663386 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

1m4f winner who handles soft ground; has had the occasional blip this year but consistent in the main and there's nothing wrong with her mark.

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16th

6

(1)

12th Sep 2022

Soft

1m 4f 8y

Class 6

13:40 Thirsk

Saulire Star

9st 6lb

J: Brandon Wilkie

T: Tim Easterby

in touch with leaders on inner, hampered and dropped to midfield after 1f, weakened over 3f out, eased over 1f out

8/1

6th

3

(8)

29th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 170y

Class 6

14:33 Ripon

Saulire Star

9st 5lb

J: David Allan

T: Tim Easterby

prominent on outer, pushed along over 3f out, ridden and headed under 2f out, weakened inside final 110yds

7/1

8th

1

(3)

27th Aug 2022

Good

1m 1f 207y

Class 6

17:29 Beverley

Saulire Star

10st 0lb

J: Sean Kirrane

T: Tim Easterby

dwelt start, pulled hard, towards rear, headway and prominent after 2f, pushed along and pressed leader 3f out, ridden over 1f out, weakened 1f out, eased inside final furlong

9/4

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Payout
Exacta £223.00
Straight Forecast £229.20
Tricast £5470.10
Trifecta £4588.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Fen Tiger

RP Ratings:

Das Kapital

NEWMARKET:

Another Odyssey

Telegraph:

Bellshill Beauty

Daily Mail:

Army Of One

POSTDATA:

Wildmountainthyme

The Guardian:

Bigbadboy

The Times:

Fen Tiger

The Sun:

Fen Tiger

The Star:

Fen Tiger

Daily Record:

Fen Tiger

Daily Express:

Das Kapital

Daily Mirror:

Das Kapital