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Good To Soft

Sam Hall Memorial Handicap

  • Prize money: £4536
  • 1m 5f 218y
  • Class 5
  • 11 runners
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Sam Hall Memorial Handicap

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

5/2 (Won)

  • Win: £7.00
  • Place: £2.30

Form: 46-132

Last run: 32 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

1m2f winner on the AW first time back in May and confined to just two runs since; runner-up under Kaiya Fraser over 1m4f a month ago at Brighton (good) and returning to this far won't hurt.

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3rd

7

(5)

8th Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 7f 218y

Class 2

19:30 Kempton (AW)

Divine Comedy

9st 0lb

J: Kaiya Fraser

T: Harry Eustace

hampered start, prominent

3/1

1st

2

(2)

11th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

1m 6f 0y

Class 4

14:37 Nottingham

Divine Comedy

10st 2lb

J: Kaiya Fraser

T: Harry Eustace

Two clearcut back-to-back wins over 1m4f in May under Kaiya Fraser; creditable third of seven over this trip (which she won over last October) when next seen four months later; player.

4/1

16/1

  • Place: £3.70

Form: 520358

Last run: 27 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Dual 1m4f winner who stays this far and wouldn't be badly handicapped if blinkers got him back on track (poor in cheekpieces the last twice).

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5th

5

(10)

5th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 4f 8y

Class 6

17:00 Thirsk

Eye Knee

9st 7lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Seb Spencer

raced in third

10/1

4th

4

(5)

2nd Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 5f 192y

Class 5

18:55 Catterick

Eye Knee

8st 13lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Seb Spencer

took keen hold, prominent, led after 4f, pushed along over 2f out, ridden and headed over 1f out, soon lost position, weakened quickly inside final furlong

10/1

5th

3

(7)

8th May 2023

Good To Firm

1m 5f 26y

Class 6

17:10 Ayr

Eye Knee

9st 9lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Seb Spencer

Infrequent winner who was bought for 3,000gns in October; pulled hard and reportedly hung badly left-handed when tailed off on stable debut last month (1m4f, soft); best watched.

14/1

8/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: -21455 CD

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Comfortable winner of a C&D handicap on good in May; reportedly unsuited by the Polytrack two runs ago but ran okay at Chester (good to soft) after starting slowly and that was in a better race than this.

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3rd

9

27th May 2023

Good To Firm

1m 6f 44y

Class 4

20:40 Salisbury

Claritudo

9st 3lb

J: Kaiya Fraser

T: Harry Eustace

Career-best performance when clearcut winner on seasonal debut at Pontefract (1m4f, soft) last month; didn't run badly off new mark a fortnight ago and will be fine over today's trip, but the quicker ground may not be ideal.

5/1

5th

10

(13)

12th May 2023

Soft

1m 4f 63y

Class 4

16:20 Chester

Claritudo

9st 8lb

J: Kaiya Fraser

T: Harry Eustace

Justified favouritism in similar event under Kaiya Fraser at Ponftefract (1m4f, soft) on seasonal debut and that career-best form has received a few boosts since; still unexposed at this trip (was campaigned mainly over further last season) and may well improve again; strong contender.

11/2

1st

8

(3)

11th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

1m 4f 5y

Class 5

14:00 Pontefract

Claritudo

9st 7lb

J: Kaiya Fraser

T: Harry Eustace

prominent

9/2

14/1

Form: 142-94

Last run: 4 days

W: 9st 13lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

1m1f would have been too sharp at Musselburgh four days ago having done all of her winning over 1m4f plus; can deal with this mark.

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1st

3

(8)

16th Oct 2023

Good

1m 7f 217y

Class 6

16:40 Musselburgh

Smart Lass

9st 8lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Iain Jardine

Has won here five times on the Flat (1m4f/1m5f) and once over hurdles (1m7f); patchy form of late and below par here most recently, while she needs to prove her stamina, but she can't be ruled out given her record here.

7/1

5th

5

(3)

17th Sep 2023

Good

1m 4f 104y

Class 6

16:35 Musselburgh

Smart Lass

9st 4lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Iain Jardine

dwelt start, soon recovered to lead

9/2

6th

5

(7)

17th Aug 2023

Good

1m 5f 26y

Class 6

18:12 Ayr

Smart Lass

9st 13lb

J: Miss Hannah Crawford

T: Iain Jardine

took keen hold, led at fast pace, reduced lead 6f out, headed under 3f out

3/1

16/1

Form: 547376 D

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Has won plenty in his time but he comes here in a modest run of form and needs to pull his socks up.

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8th

3

(4)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Winklevi

9st 7lb

J: David Probert

T: David Evans

led

12/1

6th

4

(1)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 7f 169y

Class 6

15:17 Lingfield (AW)

Winklevi

9st 7lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: David Evans

led at steady pace

7/1

5th

3

(3)

1st Sep 2023

Standard

2m 0f 120y

Class 6

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Winklevi

9st 13lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: David Evans

Multiple winner at up to 2m, including here (1m6f); well beaten at Catterick latest but he has shown enough on several occasions this year to suggest he can be competitive back here from this handy mark.

9/2

Form: 55616 D

Last run: 37 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Beat four rivals on his handicap debut in June (1m6f, good to firm) and was reportedly unsuited by the slower ground when tailed off at Carlisle; reservations again on that front.

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15th

10

28th Dec 2023

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

12:40 Leopardstown

Ludus

11st 10lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

in touch with leaders

20/1

10th

6

12th Dec 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 3f 56y

13:30 Punchestown

Ludus

11st 10lb

J: Jack Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

Won a heavy ground maiden hurdle at Limerick last Christmas; runner-up in a juvenile handicap here in January; mid-division but not disgraced in the Boodles at Cheltenham; tame effort on final start before a break but worth considering given the stable's form.

6/1

4th

10

30th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 0f 63y

15:07 Naas

Ludus

10st 4lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

Landed a heavy ground maiden hurdle at Limerick over Christmas; runner-up in a Punchestown juvenile handicap in January; mid-division but not disgraced in the Boodles at Cheltenham; has all the allowances here and another 7lb off on ground he appreciates; could go well.

14/1

6/1

Form: 535443

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Has been running well for a while but continues to come up short and is now 0-9; unraced beyond an extended 1m4f and ground this soft will also be a first.

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7th

11

(4)

14th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

1m 5f 218y

Class 5

14:34 Redcar

Gold Charm

9st 5lb

J: Jason Watson

T: William Knight

prominent, pushed along and every chance 4f out, ridden 3f out, weakened over 1f out

6/1

3rd

6

(5)

23rd Sep 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 4f 98y

Class 5

17:15 Newcastle (AW)

Gold Charm

9st 6lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: William Knight

in touch with leaders, towards rear over 6f out, shaken up and headway from 5f out, edged right and up the centre from over 3f out, prominent 2f out, ridden when pressed leader 1f out, no extra final 110yds

8/1

4th

6

(4)

31st Aug 2022

Standard

1m 4f 14y

Class 4

15:50 Southwell (AW)

Gold Charm

8st 10lb

J: Marco Ghiani

T: William Knight

prominent, pushed along 3f out, ridden 2f out, outpaced over 1f out, no impression inside final furlong

11/4

OUR TIP

4/1

Form: 4-8362

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

0-6; unraced over this far but he was closing on the winner at Kempton (1m3f) 16 days ago and it was a similar story over 1m4f before then; respected; unraced on slow turf.

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4th

4

3rd Oct 2023

Good

2m 3f 188y

Class 4

13:30 Sedgefield

VE Day

11st 10lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

Beat a previous winner when winning juvenile event at Musselburgh in March (1m7f, good to soft); fair form in novice events since, including on handicap debut last time; first run at 2m4f.

7/1

5th

1

5th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 145y

Class 4

16:10 Bangor-on-Dee

VE Day

12st 0lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Donald McCain

took keen hold, prominent, outpaced after 3 out, rallied 2 out, no extra run-in

7/2

2nd

1

1st Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 47y

Class 4

18:20 Perth

VE Day

11st 4lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

prominent, went second before 2 out, soon nudged along, challenging 2 out, soon ridden, 1 length down last, no extra final 110yds

11/4

9th
10 (12)
Turner Girl

12/1

Form: -25135 D

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Perhaps unsuited by returning to 1m4f last time having looked a strong stayer over this trip at Catterick in August (4lb lower then); should run her usual solid race if okay on the ground (unraced on softer than good).

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6th

4

(2)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 6f 0y

Class 5

15:25 Chelmsford (AW)

Turner Girl

9st 9lb

J: Silvestre De Sousa

T: Ed Dunlop

took keen hold, in touch with leaders

5/1

3rd

4

(3)

24th Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 5

20:00 Kempton (AW)

Turner Girl

9st 11lb

J: Morgan Cole

T: Ed Dunlop

Versatile tripwise and she comes here on the back of a string of good efforts, most recently missing out by a short-head at Newcastle on Friday; should give it another good go.

11/4

2nd

1

(8)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 5

15:45 Newcastle (AW)

Turner Girl

9st 12lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Ed Dunlop

dwelt start, prominent, disputed lead from over 2f out, led clearly inside final furlong, kept on but headed final strides

4/1

Form: 487

Last run: 44 days

W: 9st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Won a bumper early last year on his debut; not achieved a great deal since then, including double-digit defeats in 1m4f novice/maidens; handicap debut.

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12th

12

(12)

24th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 3f 23y

Class 6

19:30 Southwell (AW)

Aint No Sunshine

9st 4lb

J: Callum Rodriguez

T: Keith Dalgleish

took keen hold, prominent on outer, pushed along 4f out

25/1

10th

2

(8)

10th Jan 2023

Standard

2m 0f 102y

Class 6

20:00 Southwell (AW)

Aint No Sunshine

9st 9lb

J: Callum Rodriguez

T: Keith Dalgleish

Bumper winner; has shown some promise in novice/maiden company on the Flat but he failed to progress for the switch to handicaps when last seen in October (1m6f); stepping up in trip may help and too soon to write him off just yet.

16/1

10th

2

(5)

14th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

1m 5f 218y

Class 5

14:34 Redcar

Aint No Sunshine

9st 10lb

J: Shane Gray

T: Keith Dalgleish

dwelt start, towards rear, pushed along over 5f out, ridden over 4f out, soon struggling

10/1

Form: 7-3285 BF

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

0-7 and a beaten favourite in all four of his handicaps at 1m6f; didn't look straightforward last time in the blinkers (already tried visor/cheekpieces) and others appeal more.

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5th

4

22nd Oct 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 188y

Class 3

17:00 Sedgefield

Gordons Aura

11st 3lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Gordon Elliott

Unraced beyond an extended 2m1f and he finished down the field at Navan last month; however, he represents a top Irish trainer and stamina was an asset on the Flat, so this step up in trip may well bear fruit.

13/2

10th

5

16th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 120y

14:45 Navan

Gordons Aura

11st 7lb

J: Miss Georgie Benson

T: Gordon Elliott

Won Fairyhouse maiden hurdle in February and back to his best when third at Downpatrick latest; however, doesn't look well treated at present.

10/1

3rd

6

13th Aug 2023

Yielding To Soft

2m 1f 65y

14:40 Downpatrick

Gordons Aura

10st 10lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

Won a Fairyhouse maiden hurdle in February; showed a decent standard of form when seventh behind stablemate Jazzy Matty in the Fred Winter at Cheltenham; overall profile is unconvincing but could not be ruled out with a talented claimer aboard.

11/2

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Payout
Exacta £909.00
Straight Forecast £850.70
Tricast £3417.00
Trifecta £5036.00

Selections

NEWMARKET:

Divine Comedy

RP Ratings:

Claritudo

SPOTLIGHT:

VE Day

The Guardian:

Gold Charm

POSTDATA:

Eye Knee

THE NORTH:

Smart Lass

Daily Mail:

VE Day

The Star:

Gold Charm

The Times:

Claritudo

Daily Express:

Claritudo

Telegraph:

Divine Comedy

Daily Mirror:

Divine Comedy

The Sun:

Divine Comedy

Daily Record:

Divine Comedy