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17:10 Chester

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Deepbridge Innovative Investing Handicap

  • Prize money: £5076
  • 0m 7f 127y
  • Class 5
  • 17 runners
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Deepbridge Innovative Investing Handicap

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

14/1 (Won)

  • Win: £17.20
  • Place: £2.80

Form: 075472

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Yet to add to his 2yo novice win in 2020; lost out by only a head when clear second at Ayr (1m, good) nine days ago but has been dealt a duff hand draw-wise today.

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87

22nd Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 2

15:25 Ayr

Devilwala

8st 4lb

T: Tim Easterby

10th

4

(6)

21st Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 50y

Class 6

16:45 Ayr

Devilwala

9st 13lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Tim Easterby

Third at Thirsk (7f, soft) in June but has trailed home on all four outings since.

20/1

13th

10

(3)

18th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 218y

Class 5

20:20 Thirsk

Devilwala

9st 2lb

J: Phil Dennis

T: Tim Easterby

Nowhere near the force of old, and although his best efforts this term have been recorded here, he's operated too far below a winning level latterly to persuade he can capitalise on his latest career-low mark.

40/1

20/1

  • Place: £5.90

Form: 814446 CD

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 12lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Now back on same mark as when coming from the rear to beat five rivals over C&D (good to firm) in June but hasn't been in the same form since and will need some luck to win this from stall 16.

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2nd

4

(3)

29th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

21:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Devasboy

9st 8lb

J: David Probert

T: Ian Williams

Went close off 3lb higher at Southwell (1m, Tapeta) in February but his form has nosedived in two subsequent runs; had an excuse in the mud at Thirsk last time but he's not easy to predict and is now 0-25 since his last win in 2022; down the list.

9/2

9th

8

(9)

9th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 7f 218y

Class 6

17:15 Thirsk

Devasboy

9st 8lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Ian Williams

Both turf wins at about 7f on good to firm but he isn't inconvenienced by soft ground; much lower in the weights than 12 months ago and there were signs on his latest 1m start, at Southwell in February, that he could be about to exploit his current mark.

8/1

8th

4

(1)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

20:00 Newcastle (AW)

Devasboy

9st 8lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: Ian Williams

Losing run up to 23 though he came within half a length of ending the drought at Southwell (1m, Tapeta) last time; races off the same mark and all three wins have come at around 7f, but he may prefer the extra furlong now.

11/2

6/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 175575

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Won off 2lb higher over 6f in July and was very respectable fifth when returned to 7f at Ayr (good) last week; today's longer trip won't be a problem and he has the early zip to make full use of his favourable draw.

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5th

6

(1)

6th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

17:45 Chelmsford (AW)

Surprise Picture

9st 7lb

J: Joe Leavy

T: Grant Tuer

Unraced on Polytrack since 2021 but has won on this surface, and has largely been consistent on Tapeta since ready win off 2lb lower at Wolverhampton (7f) in January; will drawn to seize a good early position today and Joe Leavy claims a useful 5lb; might be the answer.

12/1

7th

12

(8)

30th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Surprise Picture

9st 3lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Grant Tuer

led, headed over 1f out, weakened gradually from 1f out

16/1

5th

6

(5)

12th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

20:30 Southwell (AW)

Surprise Picture

9st 7lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Grant Tuer

pressed leader, raced in third after 2f

10/1

5/1

  • Place: £1.20

Form: 021

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 10lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Unexposed 3yo who made all for comfortable success in Carlisle maiden (7f, good to soft) this month, his third start; has a lot more on his plate in this big-field handicap but should have some improvement to come.

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4th

5

(9)

8th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 1y

Class 3

16:45 Chester

Metabolt

9st 4lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: David Loughnane

in rear

11/1

6th

5

(10)

8th Sep 2023

Good

0m 6f 212y

Class 3

15:45 Haydock

Metabolt

9st 10lb

J: Laura Pearson

T: David Loughnane

Began campaign with two wins (including C&D) and went close over C&D (good) in July; solid run when third at Newbury (1m, good) last Tuesday and perhaps the first-time cheekpieces will eke out something extra today.

9/1

3rd

2

(7)

29th Aug 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

15:40 Newbury

Metabolt

9st 10lb

J: Laura Pearson

T: David Loughnane

in touch with leaders

8/1

OUR TIP

Form: 633385

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Sold out of Kevin Ryan stable after a poor run last month but, after a sluggish start, finished well for fifth on last week's stable debut at Newmarket; today's move back up in trip looks the right move; considered.

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8th

1

(9)

18th Oct 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

16:20 Kempton (AW)

Hello Zabeel

10st 3lb

J: William Pyle

T: Michael Blake

Won twice on AW for Charlie Fellowes, the second of them off this mark in February; low-key stable debut at Chepstow six weeks ago but dropping back to 6f should suit and he still has untapped potential on AW.

12/1

6th

2

(5)

4th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 16y

Class 4

14:10 Chepstow

Hello Zabeel

9st 13lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Michael Blake

Did most racing for his two previous yards over 6f but gets away with this trip; sold for 20,000gns since last run; has gone well fresh more than once, has gone well at undulating Leicester a few times and has Billy Loughnane up, so needs considering.

5/1

Form: 350131

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Three wins this year, the latest in Legends' race at Doncaster (1m, good) this month; competes off highest mark since 2019 but good 5lb claimer Jonny Peate is enlisted; not badly drawn; ought to go well again.

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9th

5

(3)

3rd May 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

21:00 Newcastle (AW)

Absolute Dream

9st 9lb

J: Jack Garritty

T: Richard Fahey

Held on well for narrow 7f win at Southwell in March and probably ran just as well when second over C&D later that month; not in same form here (7f) last month but still enters calculations.

12/1

5th

7

(9)

16th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Absolute Dream

9st 4lb

J: Ethan Tindall

T: Richard Fahey

Going well lately, winning narrowly at Southwell (7f, Tapeta) before finishing second of ten here (6f); races off the same mark as last time and no problem with the return to this trip; each-way claims.

7/1

8

(9)

8th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Absolute Dream

9st 4lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Richard Fahey

Has a patchy record but he recorded his tenth win when scoring at Southwell (7f, Tapeta) last month and he was an eyecatching second over 6f there last time; didn't get the best of runs in that race and he's respected back up in trip.

4/1

Form: 080748 CD

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 7lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Dual C&D winner, more recently off 4lb higher just over a year ago; has a very mixed record this season and is not well drawn today but still can't be ruled out.

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12th

2

(6)

21st Aug 2023

Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

17:20 Catterick

Parys Mountain

10st 0lb

J: Kieran Schofield

T: Tim Easterby

Four-time C&D winner (the latest last May) who scored at Redcar last November; however, this 9yo has been tailed off over C&D on both outings this season and a dramatic turnaround is needed.

25/1

7th

5

(6)

19th Jul 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 4

16:22 Catterick

Parys Mountain

9st 2lb

J: Sean Kirrane

T: Tim Easterby

took keen hold, led, pushed along and headed over 2f out, weakened quickly over 1f out

10/1

12th

9

(6)

12th Apr 2023

Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 5

16:18 Catterick

Parys Mountain

9st 0lb

J: Brandon Wilkie

T: Tim Easterby

Improved for his first run last season but won this two years ago on his reappearance (good to firm); last season ended with a win at Redcar (1m, heavy) and this four-time C&D winner could play a leading role if ready to rumble on his comeback.

8/1

8th
14 (5)
Ciotog

20/1

Form: -66004

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Eight-race maiden; put two disappointing runs behind him when keeping on strongly for fourth at Wolverhampton (8.6f, AW) three weeks ago but moves back up from Class 6 company today and others have more pressing claims.

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4th

2

(2)

6th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 2f 37y

Class 5

16:00 Bath

Ciotog

9st 9lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Mark Loughnane

A near-miss and two wins over 1m here late last summer and is back on his last winning mark; proved this longer trip within range on the AW when last seen two months ago and he's hard to knock out of the equation.

6/1

3rd

1

(6)

9th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 5

16:25 Wolverhampton (AW)

Ciotog

9st 9lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Mark Loughnane

in rear

9/2

Form: 40-745

Last run: 22 days

W: 8st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Failed to build upon an encouraging August run when last of five at Haydock three weeks ago and is now 0-11; 6lb out of the weights and has the outside draw; can't be recommended.

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6th

5

(5)

12th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

20:15 Newcastle (AW)

Independent Beauty

9st 9lb

J: Ben Robinson

T: Lisa Williamson

mounted in chute, taken down early

20/1

4th

1

(7)

20th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

20:00 Newcastle (AW)

Independent Beauty

9st 9lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Lisa Williamson

mounted on course and taken down early, in touch with leaders

33/1

9th

11

(4)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:45 Newcastle (AW)

Independent Beauty

8st 11lb

J: Alex Jary

T: Lisa Williamson

Exposed maiden who hasn't been in much form this winter; hard to recommend.

66/1

10th
15 (8)
Zlatan

10/1

Form: 370457

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 2lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Needs to get back on track after some below-par efforts but is very well handicapped if judged on form as recent as this spring and has made the frame on all three visits to Chester; dangerous to ignore.

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10th

10

(5)

13th Oct 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 210y

Class 6

16:25 Brighton

Zlatan

9st 8lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Ed de Giles

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

14/1

10th

15

(8)

24th Sep 2022

Good

0m 7f 127y

Class 5

17:10 Chester

Zlatan

9st 2lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: Ed de Giles

in touch with leaders, midfield when pushed along 3f out, kept on but no impression from over 1f out

10/1

7th

3

(2)

13th Sep 2022

Good

0m 7f 219y

Class 5

13:43 Redcar

Zlatan

9st 9lb

J: Laura Coughlan

T: Ed de Giles

raced freely, pressed leader, pushed along over 3f out, ridden 2f out, outpaced and held from over 1f out

25/1

10/1

Form: 441827

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Rallied gamely to regain lead close home at Doncaster (7f, good) in June and probably bettered that form when second to very progressive rival over 6f there the following month (first-time cheekpieces); had excuse on AW last week (denied clear run) but stall 12 reduces her appeal here.

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5th

3

(1)

14th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

17:45 Southwell (AW)

Shes The Danger

9st 6lb

J: Lewis Edmunds

T: Roy Bowring

took keen hold, in touch with leaders

5/1

7th

9

(12)

25th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 5

15:55 Southwell (AW)

Shes The Danger

9st 4lb

J: Lewis Edmunds

T: Roy Bowring

Always prominent when winning over C&D in November; below form at 7f last month but she was back on the up when tried in this combination of accessories in a 5f handicap here three weeks ago, coming home over 1l to the good; 6lb rise asks a stiffer question of her and she's drawn widest too.

13/2

1st

1

(11)

5th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 4f 214y

Class 6

14:57 Southwell (AW)

Shes The Danger

9st 9lb

J: Lewis Edmunds

T: Roy Bowring

prominent

7/2

8/1

Form: 632378

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Won twice over 7f on AW during the winter and was placed three consecutive times over middle distances on turf in the spring; lost all chance on latest outing after blowing the start but current mark is workable if she can break on terms from the inside stall.

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0

11

(6)

8th Dec 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 4

15:45 Newcastle (AW)

Vindobala

9st 5lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Sam England

Has refused to race three times this year, twice at this track including behind several of these rivals on latest appearance (favourite); she was in a good mood when winning over C&D three days before that but there's no guarantee she'll be in the same frame of mind.

7/1

0

5

(8)

3rd Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 5

15:40 Newcastle (AW)

Vindobala

9st 9lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Sam England

reluctant to race

5/1

1st

4

(11)

31st Oct 2023

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 5

17:45 Newcastle (AW)

Vindobala

9st 10lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Sam England

took keen hold, midfield on near side of group, smooth headway to lead over 2f out, ridden and faced challenge inside final furlong, edged right inside final 110yds, ran on

6/1

14/1

Form: 6-6424

Last run: 42 days

W: 9st 10lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

Hasn't won away from Bath since 2018; went very close off 1lb higher mark over C&D (good) in July and has obvious claims if judged on that performance but her wide draw is an obvious negative.

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9th

9

(5)

20th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 5

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Keepers Choice

9st 1lb

J: Tyler Heard

T: Adrian Wintle

in touch with leaders on inner

20/1

6th

11

(3)

9th Aug 2023

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

16:40 Bath

Keepers Choice

9st 3lb

J: Christian Howarth

T: Adrian Wintle

Three-time C&D winner (26 months since her last win); few positives to take from her two most recent appearances (here and at Sandown); slipping back down the weights at a rate of knots but difficult to fancy.

40/1

10th

8

(11)

7th Jul 2023

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:25 Sandown

Keepers Choice

10st 1lb

J: Miss Kayla Ruddy

T: Adrian Wintle

Low-key return to action at Bath six weeks ago; she's dropped a long way in the weights but has plenty to prove and would be more appealing on quicker ground in any case.

40/1

14/1

Form: 043328

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 6lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

In the frame three times over 7f this summer, including when keeping on strongly from the rear for third here, but probably doesn't have much margin for error off current mark and, given his running style, will need plenty to go right for him from stall 3.

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9th

9

(10)

9th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Madrinho

8st 13lb

J: Alistair Rawlinson

T: Tony Carroll

Almost two years since he won and is knocking on now but he remains pretty consistent for his age; has won a couple of times round here and, while he'll need luck if dropped in as usual from a wide stall, he remains capable back in headgear.

7/1

7th

6

(10)

4th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 216y

Class 6

16:45 Brighton

Madrinho

9st 6lb

J: Jason Watson

T: Tony Carroll

Getting long in the tooth now and hasn't won for a while but chased home Reel Power in C&D classified race in July and was close second to He's Our Star in that grade over 7f here last month; probably won't be far away.

15/2

2nd

4

(7)

10th Aug 2023

Good

0m 6f 210y

Class 6

16:30 Brighton

Madrinho

9st 8lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Tony Carroll

took keen hold, held up in rear, headway over 2f out, ridden and went second final 110yds, kept on well towards finish

7/1

Form: 595307

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 10lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Very well handicapped on some of his 2yo form for Hugo Palmer but hasn't really fired for new stable this season; only seventh of 11 at Windsor (6f) last time; will need to up his game on this first visit to Chester.

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6th

5

(8)

1st May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 6f 210y

Class 6

19:45 Brighton

Neptune Legend

9st 7lb

J: William Carson

T: Tony Carroll

led

16/1

10th

10

(11)

15th Apr 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Neptune Legend

9st 4lb

J: Jack Doughty

T: Tony Carroll

slowly away, in rear

16/1

16th
16 (10)
Pacino

33/1

Form: 4-8550 D

Last run: 11 days

W: 8st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Has a very modest strike-rate in recent years and latest success (October 2021) was gained in Class 6 on AW; has form over C&D but is 5lb wrong today and others have much more appealing profiles; cheekpieces refitted.

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16th

16

(10)

24th Sep 2022

Good

0m 7f 127y

Class 5

17:10 Chester

Pacino

8st 9lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Patrick Morris

prominent, pushed along but lost ground quickly from 3f out

33/1

10th

8

(10)

13th Sep 2022

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

17:25 Wolverhampton (AW)

Pacino

9st 6lb

J: Liam Keniry

T: Patrick Morris

prominent, pushed along from over 2f out, ridden when edged left over 1f out, weakening when hampered inside final furlong (jockey said gelding stopped quickly)

14/1

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Exacta £3831.00
Straight Forecast £3742.60
Tricast £25403.60
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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Surprise Picture

NEWMARKET:

Hello Zabeel

Daily Mail:

Metabolt

Telegraph:

Absolute Dream

RP Ratings:

Zlatan

POSTDATA:

Madrinho

Daily Record:

Metabolt

The Times:

Hello Zabeel

The Sun:

Hello Zabeel

TOPSPEED:

Surprise Picture

The Guardian:

Surprise Picture

The Star:

Surprise Picture

Daily Express:

Absolute Dream