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15:45 Newcastle

Soft

Quinnbet Quarterback Handicap Chase (Go North One Man Series Qualifier)

  • Prize money: £6073.15
  • 2m 0f 75y
  • Class 5
  • 11 runners
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Quinnbet Quarterback Handicap Chase (Go North One Man Series Qualifier)

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.00
  • Place: £1.80

Form: 7-P25P

Last run: 63 days

W: 11st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Found one too strong but was clear of the others when heavily backed at Ayr (2m4f, good to soft) in October, in his second chase; well beaten on both appearances the following month (finished lame on first occasion) but still worth keeping a close eye on in the betting.

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2nd

2

22nd Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 133y

Class 4

14:30 Hexham

Gandhi Maker

12st 1lb

J: Thomas Dowson

T: Philip Kirby

Made all in six-runner event at Sedgefield (2m3f, soft) on final run for Stuart Coltherd; possibly vulnerable off new mark in this bigger field; has rejoined Phil Kirby.

5/1

1st

2

26th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 3f 65y

Class 4

14:10 Sedgefield

Gandhi Maker

11st 7lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: Stuart Coltherd

Completed a double (2m/2m1f, soft/good) when winning here last February and has run well in defeat the last twice (2m, good/heavy); the step back up in distance poses a question but the trip may be within range and he can be in the mix if seeing it out.

4/1

3rd

4

2nd Jan 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 110y

Class 4

15:45 Ayr

Gandhi Maker

11st 0lb

J: Ellis Collier

T: Stuart Coltherd

Front-running wins at about 2m1f early in 2023 (soft and good ground) off much lower marks; in good form either side of being pulled up in November but, although the likely strong pace will suit, this sharp test might suit others better.

9/2

8/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 6-432P

Last run: 36 days

W: 10st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Placed on consecutive hurdle starts at Hexham (2m, good) last June; always on the back foot after a bad jumping error in early stages of chasing debut here on Boxing Day but some positives can be drawn from that performance and he still has potential over fences.

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6th

5

11th Jul 2023

Soft

1m 7f 214y

Class 5

19:40 Uttoxeter

Chemical Warfare

11st 0lb

J: Thomas Dowson

T: Tjade Collier

Off the mark when winning a Newcastle chase in May (2m, good) but went up 8lb for that and has fallen short off a lower mark back hurdling the last twice; bit to prove off this high a mark but still on the shortlist.

9/2

10

6th Jun 2023

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

16:50 Southwell

Chemical Warfare

10st 2lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Tjade Collier

Off the mark when winning a Newcastle chase in May (2m, good) but unable to take advantage of the same mark back hurdling at Hexham since; slightly higher in the weights from 1lb wrong, but thereabouts again.

7/2

3rd

11

23rd May 2023

Good

2m 0f 48y

Class 5

20:50 Hexham

Chemical Warfare

10st 6lb

J: Thomas Dowson

T: Tjade Collier

taken down early

9/4

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3/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 3-5P42

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Has rather mixed record over fences and remains a maiden but was seemingly aided by a tongue-tie when clear second at Ayr (2m, heavy) this month, and a recent wind op might enable an even better run today.

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7th

9

10th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 1f 43y

Class 5

16:00 Market Rasen

Coolmoyne

10st 8lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Simon Waugh

midfield, not fluent 4 out

7/1

4th

6

29th Feb 2024

Soft

3m 0f 45y

Class 4

14:50 Wetherby

Coolmoyne

10st 5lb

J: John Kington

T: Simon Waugh

Remains a maiden after 18 starts but he often runs well, most recently runner-up at Sedgefield (3m3f, soft; albeit no match for Eveque); could give another good account and might not be far away.

9/2

2nd

7

26th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 2f 202y

Class 5

15:55 Sedgefield

Coolmoyne

10st 5lb

J: John Kington

T: Simon Waugh

jumped right on occasions, raced in second

10/1

Form: 080-53

Last run: 30 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

0-6 over hurdles but ran very well from the front when a close third at Fairyhouse (2m, soft) on New Year's Day and will be hard to beat if able to transfer that level of form to fences.

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2nd

8

14th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 4f 0y

16:50 Down Royal

Dont Talk

11st 4lb

J: Donagh Meyler

T: Karl Thornton

prominent, challenging 3 out, led narrowly before 2 out, ridden after 2 out, carried right towards finish, headed final stride, hit rail just after line

100/30

13

1st Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

14:05 Fairyhouse

Dont Talk

10st 11lb

J: Ben Harvey

T: Karl Thornton

Progressive in handicaps (two wins at this venue, including over this trip); fourth in a conditions race here last time; this will suit better.

10/1

4th

7

7th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

15:00 Fairyhouse

Dont Talk

11st 4lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Karl Thornton

Thwarted in his hat-trick bid at Gowran last month; this looks like a tough assignment.

22/1

Form: P57/9-

Last run: 444 days

W: 10st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Well beaten after racing too freely on handicap hurdle debut in November 2021 and not seen again since; 5lb out of the weights for today's chasing debut; considered only if attracting some market support.

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1st

6

10th Jan 2024

Soft

1m 7f 201y

Class 4

14:15 Leicester

Johnny Mac

10st 2lb

J: Lee Edwards

T: Matt Sheppard

Lightly raced 9yo who won comfortably on stable debut at Hereford (2m, good) in November and battled on well to follow up over C&D (heavy; front pair clear) last month; effectively another 10lb higher from out of the weights today but might still be on the upgrade.

5/1

1st

5

13th Dec 2023

Heavy

1m 7f 201y

Class 5

14:35 Leicester

Johnny Mac

10st 11lb

J: Stan Sheppard

T: Matt Sheppard

Lightly raced for his age and bounced back to form to win comfortably on stable debut at Hereford (2m, good) a fortnight ago; could still be very well treated after a 5lb rise and ought to cope pretty well with today's ground; good chance.

6/4

Form: 0/684

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 4lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Very lightly raced 9yo who made quite promising chase/handicap debut when fourth at Ayr (2m, heavy) three weeks ago; has over 7l to find with Coolmoyne on that form but still enters calculations.

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4th

4

10th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 1f 14y

Class 3

14:10 Kelso

Zihuatanejo

10st 5lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Sandy Forster

Points scorer but this maiden hurdler/chaser faces a very stiff task from 41lb out of the handicap.

100/1

0

6

23rd Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 75y

Class 4

14:50 Newcastle

Zihuatanejo

10st 2lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Sandy Forster

Lightly raced since winning an Irish point in 2020; has bled from the nose and, even should the wheels stay on, it's not ideal being 9lb out of the weights (Dylan Johnston's claim helps).

25/1

Form: 462335 D

Last run: 36 days

W: 10st 13lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Placed four times over fences last spring/summer and is well handicapped on those exploits but returned from a break with two lesser efforts towards the end of last year and needs to up his game.

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10th

8

16th May 2023

Good

2m 0f 75y

Class 5

14:15 Newcastle

Fourth Of July

11st 2lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: R Mike Smith

Without a win since 2021 and evidently not as good as he was but ran big race in defeat at Hexham (1m7f, soft) three weeks ago and today's better ground is probably in his favour; no surprise if he features.

7/1

2nd

8

24th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 133y

Class 5

14:15 Hexham

Fourth Of July

10st 11lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: R Mike Smith

His last win was over two years ago but that was off a 15lb higher mark and he ran well to finish a close third at Newcastle (2m, good) in February; this return to slower ground is no problem and he has possibilities back from a short break.

15/2

3rd

10

16th Feb 2023

Good

2m 0f 75y

Class 4

14:45 Newcastle

Fourth Of July

10st 2lb

J: Thomas Dowson

T: R Mike Smith

His mark has fallen and it's possible he'll be suited by today's expected return to good ground, but he needs to produce more than he's managed on his three outings since November if he's to snap a 16-race losing run.

12/1

Form: F74136 CD

Last run: 36 days

W: 10st 7lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Gained clearcut success off much reduced mark at Musselburgh (2m, good to soft) in November but ended last year with a 34l defeat over C&D and has become very unreliable.

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5

18th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 4f 68y

Class 5

16:20 Musselburgh

Budarri

10st 13lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: Stuart Coltherd

Fair second here (2m, soft) last month when 6lb out of the handicap and runs off his proper mark today, which is the same as when winning this 12 months ago (soft); strong contender.

7/2

2nd

6

5th Jan 2024

Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

15:05 Musselburgh

Budarri

10st 2lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Stuart Coltherd

in touch with leaders in centre of group

8/1

3rd

9

19th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 145y

Class 5

15:00 Catterick

Budarri

10st 2lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Stuart Coltherd

Runner-up twice off higher marks at Hexham in June (2m4f/2m, good) and will be fine on today's ground but returned from a break with two quiet runs last month and needs to get back in the groove; 1lb wrong.

14/1

Form: 515-U7

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 7lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Might have needed this month's low-key run at Ayr and is now 3lb lower than when winning gamely there (1m7f, heavy) last March but his good days have become very infrequent.

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6

6th May 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 48y

Class 4

18:05 Hexham

Choix Des Armes

11st 1lb

J: Nathan Moscrop

T: Alison Hamilton

Shouldn't be the answer on these terms but at least he ran a half-decent race last time.

25/1

3rd

16

24th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 133y

Class 5

14:15 Hexham

Choix Des Armes

10st 2lb

J: Nathan Moscrop

T: Alison Hamilton

Well treated on his win at Wetherby (1m7f, heavy) last March but things have not gone well this season and he was tailed off behind Cudgel over C&D last month; has something to prove and he needs to jump better than last time.

25/1

4th

4

30th Mar 2023

Heavy

1m 7f 133y

Class 5

14:10 Hexham

Choix Des Armes

10st 3lb

J: Nathan Moscrop

T: Alison Hamilton

7lb lower than when winning at Wetherby (1m7f, heavy) last March and he's not totally written off in this weak race, but this inconsistent 11yo has been soundly beaten the last twice and needs to raise his game.

7/1

Form: 47P-75

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Behind Coolmoyne and Zihuatanejo when fifth on recent chase/handicap debut and effectively 4lb higher from further out of the weights here but, after only five career runs, he's open to improvement.

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10th

11

31st Jan 2023

Soft

2m 0f 75y

Class 5

15:45 Newcastle

Andre Le Notre

10st 2lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Pauline Robson

Behind Coolmoyne and Zihuatanejo when fifth on recent chase/handicap debut and effectively 4lb higher from further out of the weights here but, after only five career runs, he's open to improvement.

14/1

5th

11

9th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 0f 110y

Class 5

14:45 Ayr

Andre Le Notre

10st 2lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Pauline Robson

midfield

7/1

7th

2

29th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 3f 110y

Class 4

12:00 Ayr

Andre Le Notre

11st 0lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Pauline Robson

Has not shown enough in a bumper and two novice hurdles to suggest he can win this.

25/1

Form: 62-P2P

Last run: 95 days

W: 10st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Runner-up on two of five starts for Jake Coulson, losing out only by a nose at Southwell (2m4f, good; first-time visor) in September; can probably cope with this drop back in trip but not seen since running very poorly three months ago; cheekpieces back on.

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5th

6

1st Apr 2023

Soft

2m 2f 148y

Class 5

15:27 Stratford

Kingston King

11st 4lb

J: Miss Roisin Leech

T: Jake Thomas Coulson

led, headed but close up 4th, ridden and weakened quickly after 2 out, tailed off

50/1

5

31st Jan 2023

Soft

2m 0f 75y

Class 5

15:45 Newcastle

Kingston King

10st 12lb

J: Max Kendrick

T: Jake Thomas Coulson

Runner-up on two of five starts for Jake Coulson, losing out only by a nose at Southwell (2m4f, good; first-time visor) in September; can probably cope with this drop back in trip but not seen since running very poorly three months ago; cheekpieces back on.

16/1

10

28th Oct 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

14:30 Uttoxeter

Kingston King

10st 13lb

J: Max Kendrick

T: Jake Thomas Coulson

Runner-up in two of four outings for this yard, the latest when pipped at Southwell last month (after wind surgery, visored for first time); form might not be the strongest but it gives him claims off 2lb higher.

9/1

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Exacta £266.00
Straight Forecast £250.10
Tricast £1111.80
Trifecta £1348.00

Selections

POSTDATA:

Coolmoyne

RP Ratings:

Fourth Of July

Daily Mail:

Budarri

The Times:

Coolmoyne

Telegraph:

Coolmoyne

The Guardian:

Coolmoyne

Daily Mirror:

Coolmoyne

The Sun:

Coolmoyne

Daily Record:

Coolmoyne

TOPSPEED:

Fourth Of July