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17:00 Southwell (AW)

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  • 1m 0f 13y
  • Class 6
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Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Partly cloudy

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.50
  • Place: £1.90

Form: 977

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

Thrice-raced colt whose 7f efforts suggest he'll be suited by this extra furlong on handicap debut; half-brother to eight winners and represents major stable; likely improver who looks interesting.

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3rd

5

(8)

23rd Jan 2023

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1m 1f 104y

Class 5

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Silky Smooth

9st 4lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Roger Varian

Improved to make a winning handicap debut at Southwell (1m; 7-2 favourite) last month but he faded into fourth of seven in his follow-up bid at Chelmsford last Saturday; that was disappointing but he still has potential for powerful yard and could kick on again on this return to Tapeta.

7/2

4th

4

(5)

14th Jan 2023

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1m 0f 0y

Class 5

18:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Silky Smooth

9st 6lb

J: Cameron Noble

T: Roger Varian

pressed leader

5/4

1st

10

(6)

29th Dec 2022

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

17:00 Southwell (AW)

Silky Smooth

9st 2lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Roger Varian

midfield

6/1

9/2

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 733

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 11lb

2 yo Filly

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Steady progress in 7f AW novice events, close third at Kempton most recently; bred to stay this extra furlong and could well take another step forward; respected.

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5th

3

(5)

11th Apr 2024

Standard

2m 0f 102y

Class 5

16:50 Southwell (AW)

Evening Story

9st 9lb

J: Sam James

T: Grant Tuer

A three-time winner from 1m to 1m4f in 2023 but she came in only a fair fourth of six over 1m6f here a fortnight ago; she needs to take a step forward on her first go over 2m.

8/1

4th

6

(4)

28th Mar 2024

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1m 6f 21y

Class 4

17:00 Southwell (AW)

Evening Story

9st 1lb

J: Sam James

T: Grant Tuer

in touch with leaders

8/1

9th

7

(2)

15th Mar 2024

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1m 2f 42y

Class 4

17:00 Newcastle (AW)

Evening Story

9st 1lb

J: Sam James

T: Grant Tuer

dwelt start, in rear

8/1

20/1

  • Place: £18.70

Form: 089

Last run: 189 days

W: 8st 8lb

2 yo Filly

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Down the field in 6f novice events in May/June; may improve for this longer distance and switch to handicap level; market support should be heeded.

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6th

5

(3)

17th Apr 2023

Soft

0m 7f 219y

Class 6

14:25 Redcar

Tollerton Forest

9st 3lb

J: Sam James

T: Craig Lidster

Consistent form figures (311333) on AW since December, the two wins gained at classified level (7f/9.5f); not without a chance, provided she's as effective back on turf.

11/2

3rd

4

(3)

21st Feb 2023

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1m 4f 14y

Class 5

16:55 Southwell (AW)

Tollerton Forest

8st 13lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: Craig Lidster

took keen hold, led, clear after 3f, reduced lead 6f out

7/1

3rd

1

(4)

11th Feb 2023

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1m 0f 1y

Class 6

15:43 Lingfield (AW)

Tollerton Forest

9st 9lb

J: Kevin Stott

T: Craig Lidster

soon led at steady pace

9/4

Form: 96085

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 0lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Five-race maiden; kept on for fifth in Lingfield handicap (7f) most recently and that form has substance; combination of new trip and first-time headgear may suit; not dismissed.

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3rd

6

(1)

1st Feb 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

17:30 Kempton (AW)

Ready Reckoner

9st 7lb

J: Jamie Spencer

T: Jane Chapple-Hyam

prominent, in touch with leaders halfway

7/2

2nd

10

(5)

19th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

18:00 Kempton (AW)

Ready Reckoner

9st 0lb

J: Jamie Spencer

T: Jane Chapple-Hyam

Making gradual progress, looking suited to this trip when staying-on fourth at Southwell in cheekpieces (retained) three weeks ago; not dismissed.

8/1

4th

11

(7)

29th Dec 2022

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

17:00 Southwell (AW)

Ready Reckoner

9st 0lb

J: Collen Storey

T: Jane Chapple-Hyam

midfield

8/1

10/1

Form: 3583

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 8lb

2 yo Filly

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Creditable third over 7f at Wolverhampton (handicap debut; tongue-tie applied) 11 days ago; bred to be suited by this new trip; likely player off same mark and dropped in grade.

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7

(4)

26th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 3

13:35 Southwell (AW)

Naomis Charm

8st 4lb

J: Richard Oliver

T: K R Burke

4th

4

(4)

25th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 5

13:30 Newcastle (AW)

Naomis Charm

9st 3lb

J: Pierre-Louis Jamin

T: K R Burke

led, ridden and headed over 1f out, soon weakened

4/1

1st

4

(2)

18th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 4

17:45 Southwell (AW)

Naomis Charm

9st 2lb

J: Pierre-Louis Jamin

T: K R Burke

took keen hold, made all, pushed along from under 2f out, soon clear, pushed out inside final furlong, readily

11/4

Form: 45765

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 8lb

2 yo Filly

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Five-race maiden; ran creditably in first-time cheekpieces at Kempton (1m) most recently, finishing fifth; eased another 2lb and drops in class; not without a chance.

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No Results Found

Form: 46400

Last run: 56 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Failed to progress in sprint races for Robert Cowell; sold for 6,500gns since last run; new trip needs to have positive effect.

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No Results Found

20/1

Form: 008894

Last run: 16 days

W: 8st 3lb

2 yo Filly

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Outran her 150-1 odds in similar event over C&D 16 days ago, seeming to improve for first-time cheekpieces (retained today); however, more from her is needed to get off the mark.

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4th

7

(4)

27th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:45 Newcastle (AW)

Little Red Dancer

9st 2lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: Alan Brown

prominent

7/1

5th

7

(6)

22nd Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

16:25 Newcastle (AW)

Little Red Dancer

9st 4lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: Alan Brown

Just one win from 22 starts but she's had a couple of near-misses at Chelmsford (7f) this winter and was a respectable fourth from a tough draw at Southwell last time; still looks on a workable mark and she has possibilities.

13/2

Form: 934785

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 10lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Six-race maiden; has failed to progress over 5f, 6f and 7f since handicapping; needs to raise his game upped further in distance.

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3rd

5

(5)

11th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:30 Kempton (AW)

Noah David

9st 8lb

J: Deon Le Roux

T: Richard Hughes

Seven-race maiden who has failed to progress over 5f-1m since handicapping; hopes appear to rest on today's return to sprinting having a positive effect.

14/1

2

(9)

6th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

13:15 Kempton (AW)

Noah David

9st 10lb

J: Deon Le Roux

T: Richard Hughes

9th

2

(5)

29th Dec 2022

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

17:00 Southwell (AW)

Noah David

9st 10lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Richard Hughes

midfield

9/1

Form: 0862

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 8lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Made a promising handicap debut at Lingfield (7f; hood applied) last month, finishing well for second; likely to be suited by this longer trip and could well go one better.

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2nd

6

(6)

25th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Crocodile Roll

8st 11lb

J: David Probert

T: Robert Eddery

Has form figures of 213 in handicaps on Polytrack, the win gained in small field over 1m here; creditable third at Chelmsford last time; not without a chance, provided he copes with the drop back to 7f.

7/1

3rd

1

(6)

14th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

18:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Crocodile Roll

9st 9lb

J: David Probert

T: Robert Eddery

steadied start, took keen hold, held up in last, not clear run and switched right 2f out

7/2

1st

3

(1)

6th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

15:15 Kempton (AW)

Crocodile Roll

8st 10lb

J: David Probert

T: Robert Eddery

slowly into stride, raced in last, shaken up and headway on outer over 2f out, soon led, ridden over 1f out, kept on well

13/2

OUR TIP

7/1

Form: 438052

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 10lb

2 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Seven-race maiden; creditable second in 7f novice event at Lingfield last week, without proving a match for the much higher-rated winner; possibilities on these easier terms.

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2nd

5

(12)

27th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

14:10 Haydock

Hiatus

9st 7lb

J: David Allan

T: Conrad Allen

Mixed results on AW since winning at Southwell in January; best turf form when scoring comfortably off just 1lb lower at Windsor (6f, soft) last May and he remains unexposed on slow ground; interesting back in this sphere.

10/1

5th

6

(1)

31st Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 5

17:35 Southwell (AW)

Hiatus

9st 8lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: Conrad Allen

Record is 3-27, the most recent success over C&D in January; did well to finish third at Kempton (6f) last time, faring best of the hold-up runners; place claims off unaltered mark.

8/1

Form: 508

Last run: 44 days

W: 9st 5lb

2 yo Filly

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

No progress in 6f contests (best effort came on debut); however, gives the impression she may well improve now handicapping and upped in distance; one to consider.

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5th

1

(6)

11th Feb 2023

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 5

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

The Angelus Belle

9st 1lb

J: Jason Watson

T: David O’Meara

Made her breakthrough (fifth attempt) with cheekpieces added in 1m Newcastle handicap last month; below that level at the same venue twice since but the fact she's a winner counts for something in this line-up.

5/1

5th

4

(3)

3rd Feb 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

17:40 Newcastle (AW)

The Angelus Belle

9st 2lb

J: Mark Winn

T: David O’Meara

Made her breakthrough (fifth attempt) with cheekpieces added in a C&D handicap last month but she finished last of six behind Mint Edition here seven days later; has something to prove again after that and she needs to resume to her progress.

12/1

6th

1

(1)

20th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

16:45 Newcastle (AW)

The Angelus Belle

9st 12lb

J: Mark Winn

T: David O’Meara

dwelt start, in rear, headway and in touch with leaders after 1f, soon short of room

3/1

12/1

Form: 0775

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 8lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Creditable fifth in similar event over C&D (handicap debut) 23 days ago; may build on that effort provided he takes well to first-time headgear; not ruled out.

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5th

10

(5)

20th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

16:30 Redcar

Direct Hit

9st 7lb

J: Graham Lee

T: Tim Easterby

Ten-race maiden but he has a solid record in handicaps this year including an eyecatching second at Catterick (7f, soft) on his penultimate run; same mark here and he shouldn't be far away.

16/1

5th

11

(6)

10th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

17:40 Leicester

Direct Hit

9st 4lb

J: Sean Kirrane

T: Tim Easterby

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, outpaced when carried right 2f out, kept on inside final furlong

10/1

2nd

2

(1)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

17:15 Catterick

Direct Hit

9st 8lb

J: Ben Robinson

T: Tim Easterby

held up in rear, outpaced and struggling 4f out, still plenty to do when switched to near side over 2f out, wandered around over 1f out, headway inside final furlong, went third final 110yds, went second towards finish, nearest finish

8/1

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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Crocodile Roll

TOPSPEED:

Ready Reckoner

Daily Mail:

Hiatus

POSTDATA:

Twilight Kiss

RP Ratings:

Crocodile Roll

The Times:

Crocodile Roll

Telegraph:

Crocodile Roll

D Express:

Crocodile Roll

Daily Mirror:

Ready Reckoner

The Star:

Ready Reckoner

Daily Record:

Hiatus