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Spreadex Sports 2nd To Rag Insurance Handicap

  • Prize money: £4291.88
  • 1m 0f 142y
  • Class 6
  • 13 runners
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Spreadex Sports 2nd To Rag Insurance Handicap

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Scattered showers

40/1 (Won)

  • Win: £29.00
  • Place: £6.60

Form: 53390-

Last run: 46 days

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

11-race maiden; placed over C&D in October off a 5lb higher mark; heavy defeats the last twice though and he's got something to prove.

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14

(9)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

10:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Kingwell

8st 11lb

J: George Wood

T: Mrs Ilka Gansera-Leveque

Record of 1-24 suggests that others are more likely winners, but he has been placed in both starts over C&D this year, so not great surprise if he makes the frame again.

12/1

5th

6

(2)

23rd Mar 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

20:15 Wolverhampton (AW)

Kingwell

9st 5lb

J: George Wood

T: Mrs Ilka Gansera-Leveque

led

11/2

3rd

7

(5)

9th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

17:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Kingwell

9st 3lb

J: Kaiya Fraser

T: Mrs Ilka Gansera-Leveque

in touch with leaders, not clear run and switched right over 1f out, kept on final furlong

8/1

7/1

  • Place: £2.60

Form: 50-350 BF

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

0-12 but he ran well over 7f here last month; not so good in a couple of 6f runs since and he didn't convince over 1m for his former yard; hood now added; drawn wide.

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6

(8)

29th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Give A Little Back

9st 3lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Amy Murphy

Strike-rate is a moderate 1-25, that sole success coming almost a year ago; form patchy since and below best last time; Hollie Doyle again rides but probably one to watch.

12/1

9th

11

15th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

14:02 Southwell (AW)

Give A Little Back

9st 4lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Amy Murphy

Only 1-24 but ran his best race yet for current connections when beaten a length in this new headgear combination at Chelmsford; has won on Tapeta and should be well handicapped.

7/1

3rd

1

(4)

9th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

20:15 Chelmsford (AW)

Give A Little Back

9st 9lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Amy Murphy

Generally consistent for three yards but has only won once from 23 starts, that coming over further on Tapeta; is down to a career-low mark, though, and needs a second look in first-time cheekpieces.

8/1

7/1

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 673-7

Last run: 27 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Bumper winner; mixed record on the Flat but 7f was probably too sharp on his handicap debut at Southwell four weeks ago; that was his first start for six months and there are grounds for expecting better today.

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11th

5

(4)

1st Jul 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 4f 98y

Class 5

16:25 Newcastle (AW)

Ri Na Farraige

9st 4lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Richard Fahey

Looked to be a lightly raced 6yo to follow when winning in good style over C&D in February; however, he was soundly beaten over C&D next time and it was the same story at Pontefract last time; return to form required.

12/1

11th

3

(9)

3rd May 2023

Good To Soft

1m 2f 5y

Class 5

14:50 Pontefract

Ri Na Farraige

9st 9lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Richard Fahey

AW bumper winner on debut (2m); sole win on the Flat was over 1m2f at Newcastle in February; not so good last time but unexposed on turf and could bounce back.

6/1

6th

8

(1)

17th Mar 2023

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 4

17:45 Newcastle (AW)

Ri Na Farraige

8st 11lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Richard Fahey

midfield, headway over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, soon weakened

7/2

Form: 2066-4 CD

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Three-time course winner, the latest of them coming off 6lb higher last March; best effort this winter was when a front-running fourth over the extended 1m1f four weeks ago; well drawn to attack and he's respected dropping into Class 6 company for the first time in a while.

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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

Standard

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: 5230-6

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Promise in novice events on Tapeta and she didn't run badly over the extended 1m1f here four weeks ago; still has time to do better and she's a contender with cheekpieces added for the first time.

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7th

12

(1)

10th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 127y

Class 2

13:30 Chester

Victoria Falls

8st 4lb

J: Hayley Turner

T: Hugo Palmer

Successful in three Class 5 events last season; however, has something to prove in this much higher grade on reappearance and there is no evidence that she goes well fresh.

20/1

8th

4

(2)

3rd Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 5

15:40 Newcastle (AW)

Victoria Falls

9st 11lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Hugo Palmer

took keen hold, prominent, pressed leader from 2f out, weakened gradually from over 1f out

7/2

13/2

Form: 02-425 BF

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 5lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Ran well over 6f at Kempton on his penultimate start but laboured effort at Southwell since and has something to prove over a new trip.

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5th

9

(8)

25th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

19:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Triggered

9st 3lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Mark Loughnane

in touch with leaders

12/1

4th

6

(7)

30th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Triggered

9st 8lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Mark Loughnane

took keen hold, in touch with leaders

10/1

4th

1

(4)

22nd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

14:35 Chelmsford (AW)

Triggered

9st 9lb

J: Kaiya Fraser

T: Mark Loughnane

Won four 7f AW handicaps last year, one of them over C&D; ran his best race for a while when keeping on for third at Kempton last week; a bit more will be required to get the better of some in-form opposition.

6/1

Form: 221-04 C

Last run: 25 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Wasn't winning out of turn when landing a handicap over the extended 1m1f here in December; fair run over C&D last time but more will be needed to take this from the widest stall.

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3rd

4

(6)

9th May 2023

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

17:40 Newcastle (AW)

Kardinya

9st 6lb

J: Alistair Rawlinson

T: Michael Appleby

Infrequent winner who has found it tough going since his Wolverhampton win (extended 1m1f) in December; connections now try different headgear.

7/1

9th

3

(12)

8th Apr 2023

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 6

17:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Kardinya

11st 1lb

J: Mr Matthew Ennis

T: Michael Appleby

slowly into stride, in rear

7/1

6th

9

(3)

13th Mar 2023

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

17:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Kardinya

9st 5lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Michael Appleby

Looked as though he might be one to follow when off the mark at the 15th attempt over C&D in December, but hasn't really built on that performance despite running with some credit in two of his five starts since; edging back towards his winning mark, but others look more solid.

8/1

Form: 640-10 BF

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 3lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Off the mark at the tenth attempt when running away with a modest Chelmsford handicap last month (1m); caught wide at Lingfield last time but was beaten a long way; probably a shade too high in the weights.

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9th

6

(4)

16th Aug 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 3y

Class 6

15:00 Yarmouth

Night Traveller

9st 9lb

J: Joey Haynes

T: Chelsea Banham

prominent

13/2

12th

4

(10)

19th Jul 2023

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

21:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Night Traveller

9st 9lb

J: Joey Haynes

T: Chelsea Banham

Sole win in 16 starts came at Chelmsford (1m, Polytrack) in January when trained by Tony Carroll, but she ran well on her first start since rejoining Chelsea Banham when fourth of nine here (7f) last month; now back off her winning mark, so a case can be made.

8/1

4th

2

(4)

5th Jun 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Night Traveller

9st 9lb

J: Joey Haynes

T: Chelsea Banham

in touch with leaders

14/1

9/2

Form: 228-45 CD BF

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Two C&D wins last February; knocking at the door in the autumn and probably coming here in better form than his figures suggest; one to consider.

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4th

11

(9)

5th May 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 213y

Class 6

14:10 Salisbury

Voltaic

10st 8lb

J: Miss Sarah Bowen

T: Tony Carroll

3lb lower than when winning here (1m, good) last summer, but that was his only success in his last 32 starts; did win on heavy as a 3yo, though, which must count for something if the ground remains deep; off four months but could go well under Sarah Bowen.

14/1

6th

6

(9)

7th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Voltaic

9st 8lb

J: Molly Gunn

T: Tony Carroll

in rear

10/1

14/1

Form: 4500-9

Last run: 40 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Thrown in on the form he showed in 7f maidens for Sir Michael Stoute in the first half of 2022; big prices and no impact in three runs for this yard but he is up in trip, down in grade, tried in a tongue-tie and Rossa Ryan replaces an apprentice; check betting.

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7th

7

(3)

30th Mar 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Kodiac Sign

9st 2lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: David Evans

Down in the weights and, on the face of it, shaped better over this trip at Lingfield last time; however, reportedly bled from the nose so he remains one to tread carefully with.

8/1

5th

5

(4)

3rd Mar 2023

Standard

0m 7f 1y

Class 6

14:25 Lingfield (AW)

Kodiac Sign

9st 5lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: David Evans

Maiden; disappointing on final start for Sir Michael Stoute and down the field in AW handicaps for new yard; best watched unless the market suggests he's going to turn things around.

16/1

10th

2

(7)

13th Feb 2023

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Kodiac Sign

9st 8lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: David Evans

Thrown in on the form he showed in 7f maidens for Sir Michael Stoute in the first half of 2022; big prices and no impact in three runs for this yard but he is up in trip, down in grade, tried in a tongue-tie and Rossa Ryan replaces an apprentice; check betting.

14/1

33/1

Form: 6668-5 CD

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

This track brought out the best in him early in his career but he has been disappointing for his current yard and he's hard to recommend despite a tumbling handicap mark.

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8th

3

(9)

29th Apr 2023

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Cityzen Serg

9st 6lb

J: Dane O’Neill

T: Max Young

All three wins have come over 8.6f here, but losing run now up to 23 and finished behind a couple of these over C&D (first-time blinkers) a fortnight ago; others preferred.

20/1

6th

3

(6)

15th Apr 2023

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Cityzen Serg

9st 8lb

J: Jordan Williams

T: Max Young

dwelt start, took keen hold, towards rear

33/1

8th

5

(8)

4th Mar 2023

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Cityzen Serg

9st 6lb

J: Jordan Williams

T: Max Young

This track brought out the best in him early in his career but he's been disappointing for his current yard and is hard to recommend despite a tumbling handicap mark.

40/1

OUR TIP

14/1

Form: 00490- CD

Last run: 77 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Two course wins in November 2021; rarely run to form since then, however, and he returns from an 11-week break with risks attached; cheekpieces the headgear of choice today; back down into a Class 6.

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14th

14

(5)

7th Apr 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

17:10 Bath

Never In Fourth

9st 4lb

J: George Rooke

T: Roger Teal

Won a couple of 0-85 handicaps on the AW at Wolverhampton (7f/8.6f) in November 2021, but has only once come anywhere near that form since; this a big drop in grade, but still hard to fancy.

14/1

12th

3

(11)

13th Feb 2023

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Never In Fourth

9st 8lb

J: George Rooke

T: Roger Teal

Two course wins in November 2021; rarely run to form since then, however, and he returns from an 11-week break with risks attached; cheekpieces the headgear of choice today; back down into a Class 6.

14/1

12th

8

(3)

28th Nov 2022

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 5

16:55 Wolverhampton (AW)

Never In Fourth

9st 8lb

J: William Carson

T: Roger Teal

in touch with leaders

14/1

Form: /4690-

Last run: 108 days

W: 9st 3lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

No impact in handicaps as yet (huge prices last twice) and he returns from 108 days off with something to prove; has dropped 8lb, at least.

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5th

2

8th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 7f 168y

Class 5

17:15 Uttoxeter

Hopeforthebest

11st 12lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Stuart Edmunds

Won a low-grade AW handicap in April and minor honours over C&D for new yard in his two starts switched to hurdling recently; needs to find extra and the tongue-tie he wore on last six Flat starts is restored; he also wore cheekpieces in those Flat runs but that remains absent.

16/1

4th

9

19th Sep 2023

Good

1m 7f 168y

Class 4

14:35 Uttoxeter

Hopeforthebest

10st 12lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Stuart Edmunds

Won a low-grade AW handicap in April and was very respectable third over C&D (good) on stable/hurdle debut three weeks ago but will need to build upon that performance today and the forecast rain is a worry.

10/1

3rd

7

30th Aug 2023

Good

1m 7f 168y

Class 4

16:40 Uttoxeter

Hopeforthebest

10st 11lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Stuart Edmunds

prominent, hit 6th, not fluent 3 out, soon outpaced

33/1

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Exacta £1904.00
Straight Forecast £1858.30
Tricast £7775.50
Trifecta £15764.00

Selections

The Guardian:

Voltaic

The Times:

Ri Na Farraige

Telegraph:

Night Traveller

POSTDATA:

Kardinya

SPOTLIGHT:

Carey Street

Daily Record:

Victoria Falls

The Star:

Ri Na Farraige

D Express:

Night Traveller

Daily Mail:

Kardinya

Daily Mirror:

Voltaic

The Sun:

Voltaic

RP Ratings:

Carey Street