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20:30 Kempton (AW)

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  • Prize money: £3140.4
  • 1m 7f 218y
  • Class 6
  • 11 runners
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Runners: 11 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Partly cloudy

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £10.00
  • Place: £2.40

Form: /2157-

Last run: 100 days

W: 9st 13lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Won over 1m6f at Lingfield (turf) last spring and sharper for a comeback run on AW Flat when a good second over hurdles at Taunton (2m3f) in November; respected back on the Flat.

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2

14th Jun 2023

Good

2m 2f 110y

Class 4

14:30 Newton Abbot

Tibbie Dunbar

11st 3lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Stuart Kittow

took keen hold, prominent, headway after 6th, ridden after 3 out, not fluent 2 out, soon eased, pulled up last

9/2

2nd

7

(8)

6th May 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

15:45 Goodwood

Tibbie Dunbar

9st 3lb

J: Dane O’Neill

T: Stuart Kittow

Doubled her Flat tally with an AW success (2m) in January; creditable fourth at Bath (1m6f, good to soft) back in this sphere last month; has frame possibilities off same mark.

8/1

4th

7

(10)

21st Apr 2023

Soft

1m 6f 0y

Class 5

16:40 Bath

Tibbie Dunbar

9st 8lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: Stuart Kittow

7yo who was well held when falling at the last over hurdles last month but she scored in good style on the Flat (2m, Polytrack) on her penultimate run; 5lb higher here but conditions should be fine on this switch back to turf and she's in the mix.

6/1

9/4

  • Place: £1.30

Form: 269/2-

Last run: 150 days

W: 9st 5lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Returned from a year off to finish second over 1m6f at Southwell in August and has largely performed with credit in defeat in Class 3 handicap hurdles since; likely to go well.

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4th

6

(4)

11th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 6f 21y

Class 6

15:50 Southwell (AW)

Swaffham Bulbeck

9st 3lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Stuart Edmunds

A pretty useful jumper, last successful in a 2m handicap hurdle here in September; rarely seen on the Flat in recent years but he has finished second in staying handicaps on AW on his last two runs in this sphere; should be involved.

11/4

8th

1

14th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 3f 1y

Class 3

14:40 Taunton

Swaffham Bulbeck

12st 0lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Stuart Edmunds

Outclassed in the Greatwood last time when pulled up at 100-1; usually consistent and went into that in form after competitive runs over 2m (good/heavy); however, he .does look on a tough mark and might be vulnerable.

9/1

40/1

  • Place: £6.70

Form: 8121/5

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Won at Windsor in October 2020; also placed over hurdles last winter but disappointing in that sphere this time round and never going well back on the Flat at Southwell three weeks ago; a change of headgear (first-time visor for blinkers) needs to spark a major revival.

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12th

6

(11)

14th Jun 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 7f 218y

Class 6

20:45 Kempton (AW)

Cheng Gong

9st 7lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Neil King

Twice placed over C&D at the start of the year and 1lb lower than when second of seven in February, but appears to have lost his way lately so comes with risks attached; blinkers return.

16/1

9th

4

23rd Apr 2023

Good

2m 4f 114y

Class 5

15:00 Plumpton

Cheng Gong

11st 7lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Neil King

1-20 over hurdles; placed on consecutive AW starts in January/February but made disappointing return to hurdling soon afterwards and then ran as though something was amiss on the Flat; others look less risky.

20/1

8th

3

(3)

8th Mar 2023

Standard

1m 7f 169y

Class 6

15:00 Lingfield (AW)

Cheng Gong

9st 9lb

J: Dougie Costello

T: Neil King

led, headed but raced in second after 4f, pushed along and lost position 8f out, struggling and became detached 4f out

7/1

Form: /2534/ BF

Last run: 900 days

W: 9st 12lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Maiden but she was placed off much higher marks than this on AW Flat in 2020; also runner-up in a jumpers' bumper in January 2021; has offered little in two hurdles since returning from an absence but can't dismiss back on the Flat given she is well handicapped; cheekpieces on first time.

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4th

3

(2)

28th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 7f 218y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Isayalittleprayer

9st 12lb

J: Rhys Clutterbuck

T: Gary Moore

Maiden but she was placed off much higher marks than this on AW Flat in 2020; also runner-up in a jumpers' bumper in January 2021; has offered little in two hurdles since returning from an absence but can't dismiss back on the Flat given she is well handicapped; cheekpieces on first time.

11/1

7

7th Jan 2023

Soft

1m 7f 50y

Class 5

14:40 Wincanton

Isayalittleprayer

11st 3lb

J: David Noonan

T: Gary Moore

Ability without winning at an ordinary level on the Flat; also placed in a maiden hurdle and AW bumper; detached when pulled up on heavy ground at Sandown following a long absence and wind surgery; could make her mark in handicaps.

14/1

13

6th Nov 2022

Soft

1m 7f 216y

Class 4

14:00 Sandown

Isayalittleprayer

10st 11lb

J: Jamie Moore

T: Gary Moore

pulled up before 2 out

33/1

28/1

Form: 3806-0

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Maiden after 27 starts; never dangerous in four runs (1m-1m4f) for Tony Carroll and not hard to look elsewhere.

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11th

5

(11)

4th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Abstract

9st 4lb

J: Alistair Rawlinson

T: Tony Carroll

held up in rear, ridden over 2f out, weakened and dropped to last when hung left 1f out

33/1

8th

3

(1)

9th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 6

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Abstract

9st 9lb

J: William Carson

T: Tony Carroll

Ex-Irish gelding who has plenty of defeats to go with his sole win (1m4f, Polytrack; small field) in the spring; well held on turf back from a summer break early last month and needs to do much better than that.

16/1

8th

10

(7)

4th Sep 2023

Good To Firm

1m 3f 99y

Class 6

19:00 Windsor

Abstract

9st 5lb

J: Molly Gunn

T: Tony Carroll

Got off the mark at Lingfield (1m4f) in March but he's been off since posting a fair sixth at Chelmsford (1m5f) the following month; he needs to hit the ground running back on turf.

25/1

Form: /4558-

Last run: 173 days

W: 9st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Last year's Flat efforts were a bit underwhelming but he's dipped 6lb below his successful mark in this sphere and arrives in form having won over hurdles last month (third latest).

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9th

9

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 1f 162y

Class 5

14:30 Fontwell

Rays The One

11st 1lb

J: James Best

T: Mark Pattinson

Last hurdles win came over C&D (good) in December 2022, having also won the same contest the previous year; nowhere near that level in recent times, finishing a remote fourth of five at Plumpton (2m4f; first time tongue-tie) 39 days ago; plenty to prove.

33/1

4th

7

11th Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 114y

Class 4

16:30 Plumpton

Rays The One

10st 4lb

J: Marc Goldstein

T: Mark Pattinson

held up in rear, pushed along and headway 7th, slow jump and lost ground quickly 3 out, soon eased, tailed off

25/1

Form: 0480-0

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Has struggled since her 1m4f debut third last spring, beating only one home over this trip at Lingfield three weeks ago.

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0

13

8th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

13:15 Warwick

Ballet Blanc

10st 7lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Richard Price

0-18 on the Flat and was pulled up on last month's hurdle debut (too free and saddle slipped); hood now fitted.

100/1

0

16

26th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

14:55 Ludlow

Ballet Blanc

10st 8lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Richard Price

0-18 on the Flat and has struggled to get seriously competitive off basement marks in recent months; makes no appeal on hurdling debut.

100/1

10th

7

(4)

7th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 6

16:55 Wolverhampton (AW)

Ballet Blanc

9st 3lb

J: Callum Hutchinson

T: Richard Price

Belied 50-1 odds when going close in 7f classified at Chepstow in June, her second run for Richard Price, and is also suited by 1m4f but her recent form is very uninspiring.

40/1

Form: 94507-

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Modest form in a bumper and five Flat runs at up to 1m4f, including never involved when seventh of ten in handicap at Lingfield four weeks ago; needs to improve for the longer trip.

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5th

10

(1)

12th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 6f 21y

Class 6

18:30 Southwell (AW)

Fighting Poet

9st 2lb

J: Kaiya Fraser

T: Richard Phillips

Came closest to winning when beaten a neck here (1m4f, first-time cheekpieces) just over a year ago; 5lb lower, but now 0-16 and not seen in 226 days.

33/1

7th

4

(8)

30th Aug 2023

Standard

1m 7f 169y

Class 6

14:52 Lingfield (AW)

Fighting Poet

10st 10lb

J: Mr Edward Mitchell

T: Richard Phillips

raced wide, in rear

10/1

10th

2

(2)

26th Jun 2023

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 6

17:20 Wolverhampton (AW)

Fighting Poet

11st 0lb

J: Unknown

T: Richard Phillips

Has rather mixed record this year but seemed to respond well to change of headgear when second to much-improved rival in 1m4f Lingfield classified three weeks ago; today's longer trip will suit; big player if the blinkers continue to have a positive effect.

7/2

Form: 0/06-

Last run: 120 days

W: 9st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Fairly useful form over fences in recent months, including a 2m Ludlow win in November; beaten a long way in three novice events on the Flat but his jumps ability suggests he could be competitive from a modest opening mark in this sphere.

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6th

7

16th Feb 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 216y

Class 4

13:15 Sandown

Presuming Ed

11st 2lb

J: Ben Ffrench Davis

T: Adam West

Won over fences at Ludlow in November (2m, good to soft) but was well held at Hereford on his final run in that discipline and wasn't great back on the AW 19 days ago; has two wins to his name over hurdles but needs to get back on track.

20/1

9th

2

(9)

28th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 7f 218y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Presuming Ed

9st 12lb

J: Thore Hammer Hansen

T: Adam West

Fairly useful form over fences in recent months, including a 2m Ludlow win in November; beaten a long way in three novice events on the Flat but his jumps ability suggests he could be competitive from a modest opening mark in this sphere.

15/2

33/1

Form: 30660-

Last run: 103 days

W: 9st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

Dual Flat/hurdle winner but recent efforts over timber disappointing ahead of this return to the level.

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2nd

2

(14)

1st May 2023

Heavy

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

17:04 Windsor

Gold Souk

9st 9lb

J: Joshua Bryan

T: Daniel Steele

Had lost his way under both codes but, after wind surgery, he landed a bit of a gamble when beating 13 rivals at Bath (11.7f, soft) on Good Friday; tapped for speed in a steadily run 1m2f event at Brighton nine days ago; still feasibly weighted and enters the reckoning.

8/1

5th

9

(8)

22nd Apr 2023

Good

1m 1f 207y

Class 5

19:15 Brighton

Gold Souk

8st 8lb

J: Aidan Keeley

T: Daniel Steele

Had lost his way under both codes, but after wind surgery he landed a bit of a gamble when beating 13 rivals at Bath (11.7f, soft) 15 days ago; has won on fast ground as well and although 5lb higher, he remains feasibly treated on old form; couldn't rule out.

5/1

1st

11

(11)

7th Apr 2023

Soft

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

14:50 Bath

Gold Souk

9st 5lb

J: Joshua Bryan

T: Daniel Steele

Two-time hurdle winner who won two handicap hurdles last spring but he struggled to get competitive in either code this winter and the subsequent wind surgery has to make a big difference.

33/1

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Swaffham Bulbeck