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15:20 Thirsk

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  • Prize money: £3456
  • 0m 6f 0y
  • Class 6
  • 15 runners
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Runners: 15 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £8.50
  • Place: £2.20

Form: 0-7743

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 46

Form & Verdict

Two decent efforts for this yard, keeping on to be third of 13 at Southwell (6f) and ahead of Decontracte; one of the better options.

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4th

6

(3)

17th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

15:30 Newcastle (AW)

Cheese The One

9st 0lb

J: Faye McManoman

T: Stella Barclay

reluctant to load, led, faced challenge from over 2f out, no extra and lost three places inside final furlong

100/30

2nd

4

(12)

4th Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

18:40 Newcastle (AW)

Cheese The One

9st 2lb

J: Faye McManoman

T: Stella Barclay

prominent

12/1

7th

8

(6)

18th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Cheese The One

9st 3lb

J: Christian Howarth

T: Stella Barclay

midfield

10/1

6/1

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 232954 D BF

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 3lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Infrequent winner (3-39); bar one blip he's been in decent form since joining John Mackie and this is his trip; soft ground also suitable.

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7th

12

27th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

17:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Bomb Squad

9st 9lb

T: John Mackie

midfield

5/1

2nd

2

(5)

24th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

19:15 Southwell (AW)

Bomb Squad

9st 8lb

J: Jason Hart

T: John Mackie

midfield

12/1

4th

10

(9)

21st Oct 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Bomb Squad

9st 4lb

J: Joe Leavy

T: John Mackie

Gained reward for a string of good runs when winning a 6f handicap at Southwell in August; not so good over 7f on turf last time but these conditions should see him in a better light and a promising apprentice takes off a handy 7lb.

10/1

3rd
13 (12)
Desert Cat

14/1

  • Place: £11.80

Form: 0-9076

Last run: 67 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Placed twice in 18 starts but not in great form of late and dropping back to 6f is a worry.

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13th

2

(4)

10th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 4f 14y

Class 6

18:00 Southwell (AW)

Desert Cat

9st 5lb

J: Zak Wheatley

T: Declan Carroll

took keen hold, prominent

100/1

9th

13

(5)

29th Dec 2022

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

16:00 Southwell (AW)

Desert Cat

8st 7lb

J: Zak Wheatley

T: Declan Carroll

midfield

50/1

6th

7

(1)

11th Oct 2022

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

16:15 Leicester

Desert Cat

8st 11lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Eric Alston

took keen hold, midfield, headway 4f out, ridden and weakened from over 2f out

25/1

4th
8 (11)
Marselan

20/1

Form: 780654

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Losing run is mounting up and he hasn't been threatening for a while; best efforts have come on drier ground as well.

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4th

8

(11)

12th Sep 2022

Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

15:20 Thirsk

Marselan

9st 1lb

J: Graham Lee

T: Paul Midgley

prominent, led overall against near rail after 1f, pushed along from over 2f out, ridden from over 1f out, headed by winner 1f out, lost second inside final furlong, lost third final 110yds

20/1

4th

7

(3)

28th Aug 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

16:25 Beverley

Marselan

8st 12lb

J: Barry McHugh

T: Paul Midgley

dwelt start, in rear, ridden and some headway against far rail from 2f out, went fourth inside final 110yds

12/1

5th

8

(2)

8th Aug 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

19:15 Ripon

Marselan

9st 1lb

J: Graham Lee

T: Paul Midgley

towards rear and outpaced, pushed along and headway from over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong

14/1

12/1

Form: 634558

Last run: 25 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Reliable since moving into low-grade handicap but remains a maiden and she needs more from somewhere.

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14th

14

(5)

29th Apr 2023

Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

17:25 Leicester

Lady Mander

8st 9lb

J: Nicola Currie

T: Steph Hollinshead

prominent

25/1

5th

11

(13)

12th Sep 2022

Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

15:20 Thirsk

Lady Mander

9st 0lb

J: David Allan

T: Steph Hollinshead

close up against near rail, pushed along from 3f out, kept on from 2f out, not pace to challenge

12/1

8th

11

(1)

18th Aug 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

16:00 Chepstow

Lady Mander

9st 0lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Steph Hollinshead

midfield, stumbled over 4f out, ridden over 2f out, made no telling impression

10/1

Form: -94035 D

Last run: 38 days

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Third in reapplied cheekpieces at Leicester (6f classified) before faring less well at Thirsk; unraced on soft ground.

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12th

12

(11)

18th Feb 2023

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

20:00 Newcastle (AW)

Mops Gem

9st 0lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Michael Appleby

dwelt start and lost many lengths start, always towards rear

14/1

5th

9

(3)

10th Feb 2023

Standard

0m 4f 214y

Class 6

14:10 Southwell (AW)

Mops Gem

9st 2lb

J: Alistair Rawlinson

T: Michael Appleby

dwelt start, in rear

8/1

4th

4

(2)

26th Jan 2023

Standard

0m 4f 214y

Class 6

15:50 Southwell (AW)

Mops Gem

9st 2lb

J: Frederick Larson

T: Michael Appleby

Sole success came in 6f claimer two years ago; made no impact at Wolverhampton (back from break) last week when returned to 5f; still has something to prove at this trip.

16/1

12/1

Form: 244807 C

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

Only 3-54; enjoyed a good run of form without winning during April and May but he's looked cold of late.

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7th

10

(4)

30th May 2023

Good To Firm

0m 5f 217y

Class 6

17:25 Redcar

Stronsay

10st 2lb

J: Mr Jack Lander

T: Liam Bailey

Ran okay in a couple of weak sprints on AW in February but quiet more recently and easy enough to swerve.

33/1

7th

12

(2)

19th May 2023

Good

0m 6f 6y

Class 6

20:26 Hamilton

Stronsay

9st 0lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Liam Bailey

Well treated on his old form but he's 0-21 since his last win (6f, soft) in October 2021 and was tailed off at Redcar last time; opposable.

25/1

6th

8

(5)

10th Apr 2023

Soft

0m 5f 217y

Class 6

14:16 Redcar

Stronsay

9st 0lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Liam Bailey

On a losing run of 20 since winning at Catterick in October 2021 (6f, soft); others appeal more.

14/1

Form: 064364 D

Last run: 27 days

W: 9st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Not far away over this trip at Wolverhampton last time and has a much better strike-rate on turf; handles good to soft but softer has proved a problem in the past.

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9th
1 (2)
Ginato

12/1

Form: 060466 D

Last run: 41 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Has gone close several times on AW in 2022; less convincing on turf and doesn't look the obvious answer off top weight.

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9th

7

(10)

26th Jul 2023

Soft

0m 5f 212y

Class 6

17:05 Catterick

Ginato

8st 13lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: Roger Fell & Sean Murray

outpaced in rear, always behind

12/1

5th

8

(4)

12th Jul 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

17:10 Catterick

Ginato

8st 12lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Roger Fell & Sean Murray

Not particularly solid on 2023 evidence and losing run is mounting up; close fourth off a stone higher mark in this contest 12 months ago but he's handicapped on the inferior form since.

10/1

7th

7

(1)

5th Jul 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

15:45 Thirsk

Ginato

9st 2lb

J: Ben Curtis

T: Roger Fell & Sean Murray

Hasn't won since 2021; best run this year when close third to Made Of Lir (with whom he is 3lb better off today) at Ripon last time (6f, good); best on good going or softer; chance if it rains, though stall 1 not ideal.

7/1

Form: 603666

Last run: 31 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Wasn't beaten far when sixth of 13 at Thirsk (6f, good) here last month and perhaps the AW isn't for her; possible.

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7

(9)

17th Sep 2022

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Hotter In Time

9st 3lb

J: Franny Norton

T: David O’Meara

Has had issues at the stalls and remains winless but she's on a competitive mark now and met all the trouble going last time; there are risks involved from stall 9 but she's one of the more interesting runners.

10/1

10th

5

(15)

12th Sep 2022

Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

15:20 Thirsk

Hotter In Time

9st 3lb

J: Mark Winn

T: David O’Meara

slowly into stride, midfield against near rail, outpaced and pushed along 3f out, ridden and headway when not clear run 2f out, hampered and switched left 1f out, eased when not clear run repeatedly inside final furlong (jockey said filly was continually denied a clear run inside the final furlong)

8/1

6th

1

(6)

12th Aug 2022

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

14:10 Wolverhampton (AW)

Hotter In Time

9st 9lb

J: Mark Winn

T: David O’Meara

slowly into stride, towards rear, pushed along but brief headway over 2f out, ridden home turn, weakened inside final furlong

8/1

Form: 0-0786

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 13lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Has lower mileage than most and after starting slowly he was keeping on at Southwell (6f) two weeks ago; could be a player.

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10th

13

(5)

7th Oct 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

17:10 Newcastle (AW)

Decontracte

8st 10lb

J: Mohammed Tabti

T: Michael & David Easterby

in touch with leaders, pushed along and lost position from over 2f out, soon ridden and hung left, weakened gradually inside final furlong

25/1

11th

14

(10)

12th Sep 2022

Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

15:20 Thirsk

Decontracte

8st 13lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Michael & David Easterby

in touch with leaders, outpaced and pushed along from over 3f out, ridden over 2f out, made no impression

7/1

6th

10

(4)

29th Aug 2022

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

16:30 Southwell (AW)

Decontracte

9st 0lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Michael & David Easterby

slowly into stride, in rear, ridden over 2f out, ran on final 110yds, not reach leaders

33/1

Form: 065239

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Only win came over 5f but he stays 7f, having gone close over that far at Wolverhampton in July; mainly keeps to the AW and there are doubts about him on soft.

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11th

12

(12)

1st Nov 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

19:45 Newcastle (AW)

Giant Steps

9st 0lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Stella Barclay

Sprung a 33-1 surprise over 5f at Catterick in April; two good runs over this trip at Wolverhampton in July but he has retreated into his shell since; others come here with more obvious claims.

25/1

10th

11

(8)

17th Oct 2022

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

17:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Giant Steps

8st 9lb

J: Amie Waugh

T: Stella Barclay

slowly away, towards rear, raced wide and no impression from over 2f out

20/1

6th

9

(6)

28th Sep 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

13:44 Catterick

Giant Steps

10st 2lb

J: Miss Nicola Thornton

T: Stella Barclay

awkward start and bumped rival, in touch with leaders up the centre, dropped to rear when edged right and towards near side from over 2f out, shaken up and stayed on from over 1f out, never near to challenge

6/1

20/1

Form: 068909

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Hasn't been with Philip Kirby that long but recent efforts don't suggest she is poised to strike.

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13th

12

(4)

12th Sep 2022

Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

15:20 Thirsk

Orchid Rose

9st 0lb

J: P J McDonald

T: Philip Kirby

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, pushed along and ridden from 3f out, lost position from 2f out, well beaten from 1f out

20/1

9th

10

(5)

27th Aug 2022

Good To Firm

0m 5f 217y

Class 6

19:50 Redcar

Orchid Rose

9st 0lb

J: Phil Dennis

T: Philip Kirby

slowly away and lost many lengths start, in rear throughout

20/1

10th

9

(8)

8th Aug 2022

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

19:15 Ripon

Orchid Rose

8st 10lb

J: Harrison Shaw

T: Philip Kirby

prominent, shaken up and headway over 2f out, ridden and weakened over 1f out

20/1

25/1

Form: 9306

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

Only one worthwhile run to his name and it wasn't last time when a big price for his handicap debut; taken on.

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12th

4

(8)

6th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

19:45 Newcastle (AW)

Little Finn

9st 6lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Seb Spencer

Unexposed after only five runs but absent since finishing last in 14-runner selling handicap on turf 13 months ago; big leap of faith required to support him.

50/1

14th

4

(9)

12th Sep 2022

Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

15:20 Thirsk

Little Finn

9st 7lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Seb Spencer

slowly away, pushed along and struggling after 1f, tailed off from 3f out, never going well

25/1

6th

5

(4)

14th Aug 2022

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

16:28 Southwell (AW)

Little Finn

9st 4lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Seb Spencer

towards rear, pushed along home turn, ridden over 2f out, soon lost touch, tailed off (jockey said gelding was never travelling)

14/1

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Payout
Exacta £266.00
Straight Forecast £232.70
Tricast £6164.80
Trifecta £13278.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Bomb Squad

POSTDATA:

Hard Solution

The Times:

Hotter In Time

Daily Express:

Cheese The One

The Star:

Giant Steps

Daily Mail:

Dick Datchery

The Guardian:

Hotter In Time

RP Ratings:

Bomb Squad

Telegraph:

Bomb Squad

Daily Record:

Bomb Squad

Daily Mirror:

Hard Solution

The Sun:

Hard Solution