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  • Prize money: £4187.2
  • 1m 1f 104y
  • Class 5
  • 10 runners
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Scu Selects Expert Tips By BetUK Handicap

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Rain

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.50
  • Place: £2.40

Form: 67804- C

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Dual 8.5f course winner; bounced back from a lesser effort when fourth over C&D latest; each-way potential but will need to pull out a little more to win again.

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11th

1

(11)

15th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 31y

Class 4

16:50 Windsor

Arcadian Nights

9st 11lb

J: Jack Enright

T: Mark Loughnane

awkward start, never better than midfield

12/1

5th

12

(10)

29th Mar 2024

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1m 2f 0y

Class 3

14:05 Lingfield (AW)

Arcadian Nights

9st 1lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Mark Loughnane

Course winner but perhaps best at Wolverhampton where he's struck five times, the latest at the expense of Wadacre Gomez last month; this career-high mark just found him out when fourth in Bystander's race here the last time.

14/1

4th

3

(2)

1st Mar 2024

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1m 2f 0y

Class 4

13:30 Lingfield (AW)

Arcadian Nights

9st 7lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Mark Loughnane

Close second to Inspiritus on similar terms at Wolverhampton in January; went one better at same venue since, taking AW record to 7-21; 1-1 at Lingfield; holds solid claims, despite career-high mark.

9/2

9/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 88702-

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

0-6 but has shown some ability, not least when unable to reel in the winner at Newcastle (1m, Tapeta; first-time in these aids) last month; may have more to offer over this longer trip.

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8th

2

(10)

22nd Nov 2023

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1m 0f 142y

Class 5

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Toophan

9st 12lb

J: David Probert

T: Dominic Ffrench Davis

Ten starts for three different yards; no positives to take from two runs for current one and he has another break to overcome; gelded since last seen; wears just a tongue-tie this time.

25/1

7

10th Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

13:52 Chelmsford (AW)

Toophan

9st 4lb

T: Dominic Ffrench Davis

11th

10

(13)

14th Jun 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:05 Kempton (AW)

Toophan

9st 6lb

J: Owen Lewis

T: Dominic Ffrench Davis

0-8 for Roger Varian and the Coles and eased when trailing in last on debut for this yard at Chelmsford in March; returns to shorter with plenty to prove and is drawn wide; tongue-tie retained; blinkers replace cheekpieces.

25/1

OUR TIP

100/30

  • Place: £2.00

Form: 46705-

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

1m2f Tapeta winner; on the slide in the handicap for well over a year and takes another slight drop in grade; was squeezed for room in the closing stages over C&D last month (back from wind surgery; first-time hood, retained) and is capable of better.

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10th

3

(16)

6th May 2024

Soft

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

18:00 Windsor

Roscioli

9st 9lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Brett Johnson

1m win in February on penultimate AW start and well treated judged on two turf performances (one on soft) last summer; in the mix.

6/1

8th

9

(8)

13th Apr 2024

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1m 0f 0y

Class 6

13:05 Chelmsford (AW)

Roscioli

9st 7lb

J: Marco Ghiani

T: Brett Johnson

Made the most of a 6lb drop since his previous win when narrowly prevailing over C&D last time; the form of that race hasn't worked out, but he is only 1lb higher so could go well again.

5/1

1st

7

(7)

29th Feb 2024

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1m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Roscioli

9st 3lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Brett Johnson

Ordinary strike-rate but no problems with trip or surface and ran well at Kempton from this mark when last seen in January; Rossa Ryan takes over and he's a player.

4/1

25/1

Form: 52066- CD

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Triple course winner, including twice over C&D; 4lb lower than the latest of them last March; well below that level on his last three starts in 2022; revival needed.

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1st

1

(7)

19th Jan 2024

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1m 0f 142y

Class 6

13:05 Wolverhampton (AW)

Carey Street

9st 9lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Linda Stubbs

Nearly two years since last win (here) but has slipped in the weights and shaped with more encouragement on Monday; effective over this shorter trip and has claims with Hollie Doyle back in the saddle.

3/1

3rd

2

(3)

15th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Carey Street

9st 8lb

J: Marco Ghiani

T: Linda Stubbs

His two most recent wins came over C&D, the latest nearly two years ago, and although he hasn't looked like ending the losing run in his most recent starts he's now 11lb lower than this time last year; place claims.

8/1

3rd

6

(4)

30th Dec 2023

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1m 1f 104y

Class 6

18:45 Wolverhampton (AW)

Carey Street

9st 5lb

J: Marco Ghiani

T: Linda Stubbs

It's now 16 starts since his last C&D success and he turned in a below-par effort after five months off when fifth of nine over C&D last month; he needs to take a step forward.

9/1

13/2

Form: 03634- BF

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Dual turf winner over 1m2f; has returned from wind surgery not far off that level in two recent runs here (C&D/1m4f); more needed from same mark but no surprise if he is involved.

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9th

10

(2)

13th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

Class 6

13:30 Lingfield (AW)

Aryaah

8st 12lb

J: Raul Da Silva

T: Mark Hoad

Fifth in other division to Largo Bay at Kempton last time but was seemingly helped by being held up in a well-run race and overall profile suggests he may not build on that.

25/1

5th

11

(12)

20th Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 6

20:00 Kempton (AW)

Aryaah

9st 0lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Mark Hoad

Both wins at 1m2f on turf; poor efforts for new stable the last twice; enough to prove back up in trip.

33/1

Form: 7351-1 CD

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Triple 1m1f turf winner who is seeking a course hat-trick after scoring over 8.5f and at this trip on his last two starts; 5lb rise puts him up in grade but he looks capable of remaining competitive.

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6th

6

(4)

23rd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 4

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Johnny Boom

9st 5lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: Shaun Lycett

Won four times here (8.6f-1m4f) last AW season and made the frame in two low-grade handicap hurdles towards end of 2023; better effort back on the Flat since when fourth of 11 over 1m4f here 13 days ago; successful on the previous occasion he was partnered by Danny Tudhope; likely to be thereabouts.

11/2

4th

8

(1)

10th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 4

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Johnny Boom

9st 6lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: Shaun Lycett

Won four times here (8.6f-1m4f) last AW season and made the frame in two low-grade handicap hurdles towards end of last year but made low-key return to the Flat (albeit on Polytrack) last month and remains on a fairly tough mark.

20/1

7th

5

(3)

31st Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 4

19:30 Kempton (AW)

Johnny Boom

9st 11lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Shaun Lycett

Has gained all four AW wins at Wolverhampton and reverts to the Flat (from hurdling) off a career-high mark; not the percentage call.

10/1

9/1

Form: 63321- CD

Last run: 35 days

W: 8st 8lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

1m selling handicap winner on turf; broke her AW duck at the tenth attempt in a 0-55 over C&D latest; up 3lb and needs more at this level.

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20

27th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Caracristi

8st 13lb

T: Philip Kirby

9th

11

(8)

18th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Caracristi

9st 0lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Philip Kirby

Won this race off 5lb higher last year; best recent effort when close fourth behind Star Of St Louis, Gypsy Whisper and Naadyaa here on penultimate start; inconsistent of late but can't be ruled out.

10/1

13/2

Form: 04681- CD

Last run: 27 days

W: 9st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Dual C&D winner who returns here on the back of another Tapeta success in a 0-65 at Newcastle (1m2f) last month; up 6lb and in grade but is not ruled out.

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8th

4

(2)

16th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 5

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Hectors Here

9st 12lb

J: Joey Haynes

T: Ivan Furtado

Dual C&D winner who returns here on the back of another Tapeta success in a 0-65 at Newcastle (1m2f) last month; up 6lb and in grade but is not ruled out.

13/2

1st

3

(9)

20th Dec 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

15:13 Newcastle (AW)

Hectors Here

9st 11lb

J: Joey Haynes

T: Ivan Furtado

dwelt start, towards rear

13/2

8th

1

(4)

29th Oct 2022

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Hectors Here

10st 1lb

J: David Nolan

T: Ivan Furtado

dwelt start, towards rear

8/1

16/1

Form: 81785-

Last run: 42 days

W: 9st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Triple winner for Tim Easterby, including on Tapeta (1m); back on the same mark as when last successful, on turf at Hamilton in September; not yet competitive for this trainer but is not written off.

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7

(6)

30th May 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 75y

Class 5

20:25 Nottingham

Under Fox

9st 5lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Mark Loughnane

held up in rear

16/1

9th

4

(7)

16th May 2023

Good To Soft

1m 0f 100y

Class 5

16:10 Beverley

Under Fox

9st 7lb

J: Paul Hanagan

T: Mark Loughnane

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, lost position after 2f

25/1

9th

2

(6)

16th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 5

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Under Fox

9st 12lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: Mark Loughnane

Triple winner for Tim Easterby, including on Tapeta (1m); back on the same mark as when last successful, on turf at Hamilton in September; not yet competitive for this trainer but is not written off.

16/1

7/1

Form: 44204-

Last run: 58 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

0-9 but went close at Yarmouth (1m) last October and has not been disgraced in two runs since; remains on a competitive mark but has stamina to prove now upped in trip.

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7th

3

(5)

10th Aug 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 3y

Class 6

17:25 Yarmouth

Rogue Star

9st 13lb

J: Luke Catton

T: Mike Murphy & Michael Keady

took keen hold, raced in second, lost second over 2f out, weakened final 110yds

6/1

2nd

4

(1)

1st Aug 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 3y

Class 6

14:25 Yarmouth

Rogue Star

9st 11lb

J: Marco Ghiani

T: Mike Murphy & Michael Keady

Longstanding, regressive maiden who's been tried over various trips in various forms of headgear and who's undergone wind surgery since last seen in the spring; Fayasel looks his yard's best chance.

9/1

3

(7)

23rd May 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

15:40 Wolverhampton (AW)

Rogue Star

9st 8lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Mike Murphy & Michael Keady

Looked as though he had a race in him when third at Lingfield (7f, Polytrack) and Southwell (7f, Tapeta) in March, but last four efforts have been modest and he is now 0-16; others preferred.

16/1

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Payout
Exacta £483.00
Straight Forecast £490.80
Tricast £1737.90
Trifecta £3142.00

Selections

Daily Mail:

Johnny Boom

The Times:

Arcadian Nights

SPOTLIGHT:

Roscioli

POSTDATA:

Caracristi

NEWMARKET:

Rogue Star

Telegraph:

Caracristi

The Sun:

Johnny Boom

The Star:

Johnny Boom

Daily Record:

Johnny Boom

The Guardian:

Arcadian Nights

D Express:

Arcadian Nights

RP Ratings:

Roscioli

Daily Mirror:

Roscioli