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Good To Soft

West Berkshire Racing Club Handicap

  • Prize money: £8100
  • 0m 6f 0y
  • Class 3
  • 16 runners
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West Berkshire Racing Club Handicap

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

16/1 (Won)

  • Win: £11.40
  • Place: £3.50

Form: 230208 C

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Course winner but he arrives on the back of modest efforts over 7f here and at Haydock (6f); more is needed if he's to gain a first success of 2022.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

10th

6

(7)

20th Dec 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Marshal Dan

9st 8lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Heather Main

steadied start, in rear

14/1

10th

9

(9)

9th Dec 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 2

18:15 Newcastle (AW)

Marshal Dan

9st 4lb

J: Gina Mangan

T: Heather Main

keen to post, in touch with leaders

16/1

7th

1

(16)

4th Nov 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

15:57 Newmarket

Marshal Dan

10st 0lb

J: Hector Crouch

T: Heather Main

Finished third of 15 in the 2018 running; has had a stop-start year but testing conditions suit and he looked in good form when a ready winner from Hodler at Leicester 18 days ago (7f, soft; first-time cheekpieces, retained); back up 5lb; one of the more likely ones.

8/1

7/1

  • Place: £2.90

Form: 250021 D

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Capitalised on a reduced mark when opening his account for 2022 in 6f Windsor handicap 11 days ago; he ought to be competitive under a 5lb penalty.

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7th

2

(6)

6th Jul 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

19:15 Newbury

Twilight Heir

10st 1lb

J: Charles Bishop

T: Barry Brennan

ducked left start, took keen hold, pressed leader

20/1

10th

7

(1)

10th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

19:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Twilight Heir

9st 4lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Seamus Durack

pressed leader

100/30

2nd

16

(2)

21st Oct 2022

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

16:20 Newbury

Twilight Heir

9st 0lb

J: Cieren Fallon

T: Seamus Durack

prominent towards far side, pushed along over 2f out, ridden to lead over 1f out, hard pressed inside final furlong, headed inside final 110yds, no extra towards finish

7/1

10/1

  • Place: £5.40

Form: 111402 D

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Completed a hat-trick with 7f win at Haydock in July and took his form up a notch in first-time cheekpieces when runner-up in 6f Wolverhampton handicap 20 days ago; considered with headgear retained.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

21th

22

(3)

11th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

14:40 Ascot

Zero Carbon

8st 3lb

J: George Rooke

T: Richard Hughes

ducked right start, switched left soon after start

20/1

1st

6

(8)

3rd Apr 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 3

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Zero Carbon

9st 1lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Richard Hughes

ducked left start, soon led, headed 5f out, soon raced in second, pushed along and led again over 1f out, ridden and kept on final furlong

11/2

4th
10 (4)
Ataser

33/1

Form: 601508 D

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Resumed winning ways at Newmarket (7f) in June but he's failed to back it up in three subsequent starts, only eighth at Ascot three weeks ago; plenty more is needed.

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No / Draw
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Verdict Starting price

9th

17

(3)

13th Oct 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

17:35 York

Ataser

9st 4lb

J: Connor Planas

T: T J Kent

dwelt start, held up in midfield, weakened over 1f out

20/1

12th

8

(14)

31st Aug 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

19:15 Newcastle (AW)

Ataser

9st 2lb

J: Jason Watson

T: T J Kent

dwelt start, towards rear

14/1

3rd

1

(7)

19th Aug 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 6y

Class 5

17:25 Doncaster

Ataser

9st 10lb

J: Connor Planas

T: T J Kent

Returned to form in first-time cheekpieces (retained since) when second at Newmarket (6f, good) in June but failed to back that up there (7f, good) a fortnight ago; hard to be confident following that latest run.

10/1

Form: 964343 CD

Last run: 34 days

W: 9st 9lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

C&D winner who bounced back to form when third of 25 in Ayr Silver Cup at Ayr last month; he can race off an unchanged mark here so is one for the shortlist.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

16

(13)

19th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

14:12 Newbury

Bernardo OReilly

8st 6lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Richard Spencer

Veteran who benefited from the pace collapsing in the corresponding event last year, sweeping home to defy a 5lb higher mark; last month's return at Doncaster should have brought him on and he's likely to be arriving on the scene late; yard going well.

12/1

Form: 050776 CD

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Took this event back in 2020 and he hinted at a revival when sixth of 12 in 6f Haydock handicap a week ago, ridden too aggressively; he goes well on a soft surface and is firmly in the picture off the same mark.

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Verdict Starting price

9th

4

(10)

15th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

0m 6f 12y

Class 4

16:20 Windsor

Punchbowl Flyer

9st 5lb

J: Georgia Dobie

T: John O’Shea

Suited by slow ground; on a long losing spell but he's 3-5 at Windsor and finished second in higher grade on his most recent course start; possibilities off a reduced mark back here.

9/1

10/1

Form: 110412 D

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Enjoying a fine season and recorded win number five at Ffos Las (6f) last month; posted another solid effort when second at Goodwood 12 days ago so she ought to be in the shake-up.

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Verdict Starting price

7th

4

(3)

16th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 6f 17y

Class 3

17:00 Chester

Dora Penny

9st 8lb

J: Ben Curtis

T: David Evans

slowly away, in rear

14/1

7th

1

(7)

10th Aug 2023

Soft

0m 6f 16y

Class 4

18:30 Chepstow

Dora Penny

9st 13lb

J: Rhys Clutterbuck

T: David Evans

Won a small-field fillies' handicap at Kempton in April (6f), her tenth career success, but she's struggled in good company since; down in grade and conditions unlikely to faze her.

50/1

8th

1

(8)

21st Jul 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

20:05 Newmarket (July)

Dora Penny

9st 13lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: David Evans

midfield, shaken up over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong

20/1

20/1

Form: 908547 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Five-time winner in 2021 but he's yet to hit top form this term and was ridden by halfway when coming in only seventh in 6f Salisbury handicap 22 days ago; cheekpieces go on now with a bit to prove.

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Verdict Starting price

14th

3

(1)

11th May 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

16:55 Ascot

Capotes Dream

9st 9lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: Tom Ward

Acts on any ground; best known as a Windsor specialist and he ran well when second of 11 on his reappearance there (6f, good) last month; races off the same mark, but he didn't perform very well in one previous visit here.

11/1

2nd

3

(7)

15th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

0m 6f 12y

Class 4

16:20 Windsor

Capotes Dream

9st 5lb

J: Sean Levey

T: Tom Ward

Versatile ground-wise; Windsor form figures read 2121531; placed in this contest in 2021 and 2023; solid chance returned to this venue on seasonal debut and should be thereabouts.

11/2

Form: 32199 D

Last run: 43 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Got off the mark in 6f York novice in August but he's beaten just one rival in handicaps at Chelmsford (6f) and Doncaster (7f) since; others are much preferred.

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Verdict Starting price

11th

7

(3)

3rd Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

20:00 Kempton (AW)

Royal Parade

9st 4lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Gay Kelleway

midfield

12/1

12/1

Form: 431363

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Dual 7f scorer this term who posted a good third of ten in 1m Goodwood handicap 12 days ago despite going keenly; he's one for the shortlist.

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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

1

12th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 7f 195y

Class 4

14:05 Plumpton

Global Esteem

11st 4lb

J: Liam Harrison

T: Fergal O’Brien

Five-time Flat winner who has run three times over hurdles; has shown some promise the last twice (2m, good) and, while he failed to threaten either time, he's a leading form contender in today's company.

7/4

OUR TIP

Form: 743341 C

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Consistent sort who got back to winning ways in 6f Goodwood handicap 12 days ago; he's well in the mix turned out under a 4lb penalty.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

1

(7)

3rd May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

15:15 Goodwood

Spanish Star

9st 9lb

J: David Probert

T: Patrick Chamings

took keen hold, dwelt start, towards rear, outpaced 2f out, switched left over 1f out, hung left but ran on against near rail inside final furlong, not reach leaders

7/2

4th

7

(9)

19th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

14:12 Newbury

Spanish Star

9st 4lb

J: David Probert

T: Patrick Chamings

Better than ever as an 8yo last year, winning handicaps at Goodwood (6f) and Epsom (7f); 6f on slow ground ideal but he's returning to action off a 2lb higher mark then when sixth in this race last year.

20/1

12th
1 (12)
Gisburn

6/1

Form: 263736 CD

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 13lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

C&D scorer who arrives on the back of an eye-catching sixth of 19 in 6f York handicap 13 days ago, finishing well having been badly hampered under 2f out; he's very much one to consider off an unchanged mark.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

2

(1)

3rd May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

15:15 Goodwood

Gisburn

9st 8lb

J: Pat Dobbs

T: Richard Hannon

held up in rear, in touch with leaders 3f out, outpaced and edged left 2f out, still plenty to do over 1f out, rallied inside final furlong, ran on final 110yds, not pace to challenge

15/2

13th
11 (10)
Louie De Palma

14/1

Form: 315-06 CD

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 4lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Veteran sprinter who took this event 12 months ago and he wasn't disgraced after nine months off when sixth of 14 in 6f Salisbury handicap last month; possibilities off a 3lb lower mark.

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13th

11

(10)

21st Oct 2022

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

16:20 Newbury

Louie De Palma

9st 4lb

J: John Fahy

T: Clive Cox

prominent up the centre, pushed along over 2f out, soon wandered around and lost ground, struggling over 1f out, weakened quickly inside final furlong, tailed off

14/1

6th

1

(10)

29th Sep 2022

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

16:19 Salisbury

Louie De Palma

9st 12lb

J: Morgan Cole

T: Clive Cox

prominent, pushed along over 2f out, hung left over 1f out, bumped inside final furlong, weakened inside final 110yds

20/1

10th

6

(4)

9th Jan 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 16y

Class 3

15:10 Southwell (AW)

Louie De Palma

9st 2lb

Veteran who ended his turf campaign last season in good form; left the impression the run may have been needed here last month (behind Rebel Redemption) and he shouldn't be underestimated today.

10/1

14/1

Form: 700403 D

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Ended a run of below-par efforts when third of ten in 6f Goodwood handicap 12 days ago; he needs to reproduce it now.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

5

(2)

3rd May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

15:15 Goodwood

Indian Creak

9st 6lb

J: Rose Dawes

T: Jack Channon

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, smooth headway to lead over 2f out, headed inside final furlong, weakened quickly final 110yds

14/1

Form: 642509 D

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Winless since 2020 and he arrives well below par, beating only one in 6f Goodwood handicap 12 days ago; he's not easy to make a case for.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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12th

8

(13)

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

0m 5f 160y

Class 4

16:32 Bath

Full Authority

9st 8lb

J: Joshua Bryan

T: Nikki Evans

Far from solid on 2023 form for new stable and he's on a three-year losing spell; opposed.

33/1

5th

1

(1)

31st Jul 2023

Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

19:07 Ffos Las

Full Authority

10st 2lb

J: Joshua Bryan

T: Nikki Evans

in touch with leaders

10/1

0

4

(10)

17th Jul 2023

Good To Soft

0m 6f 12y

Class 4

19:10 Windsor

Full Authority

9st 9lb

J: Nicola Currie

T: Nikki Evans

Ended his time with Jane Chapple-Hyam quietly and he finished down the field on last month's stable debut at Wolverhampton; down in the weights but with plenty to prove.

50/1

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Payout
Exacta £1080.00
Straight Forecast £958.30
Tricast £9077.90
Trifecta £14491.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Lord Dudley

TOPSPEED:

Louie De Palma

Daily Mirror:

Dora Penny

Telegraph:

Gisburn

The Times:

Punchbowl Flyer

NEWMARKET:

Royal Parade

Daily Record:

Dora Penny

The Sun:

Gisburn

RP Ratings:

Lord Dudley

Daily Mail:

Lord Dudley

The Star:

Punchbowl Flyer

POSTDATA:

Louie De Palma

LAMBOURN:

Louie De Palma