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Spreadex Sports Cheltenham Festival Specials Restricted Maiden Stakes (Horses In Bands C/D) (GBB)

  • Prize money: £10152
  • 1m 0f 13y
  • Class 3
  • 14 runners
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Spreadex Sports Cheltenham Festival Specials Restricted Maiden Stakes (Horses In Bands C/D) (GBB)

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Rain and snow

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £8.20
  • Place: £1.90

Form: 425-

Last run: 127 days

W: 8st 10lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Good second at Brighton on his second 2yo run and he wasn't far short of that level when fifth of 11 at Kempton 127 days ago; still has time to do better and he's one to consider.

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5th

6

(6)

20th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 4

20:30 Southwell (AW)

Dumfries

9st 3lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Ruth Carr

Record of 1-8 for Marcus Tregoning, the win gained in C&D maiden last March on sole Southwell start; has failed to progress but the return to this venue may have positive effect on debut for new yard; market support should be heeded.

12/1

4th

1

(3)

1st Sep 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

19:13 Salisbury

Dumfries

9st 11lb

J: George Bass

T: Marcus Tregoning

AW maiden winner over this far; no closer than 5l in his three handicaps and has only dropped 2lb, but soft ground wouldn't faze him.

5/1

3rd

3

(4)

3rd Aug 2023

Good To Soft

1m 0f 113y

Class 4

20:00 Epsom

Dumfries

9st 7lb

J: Rhys Clutterbuck

T: Marcus Tregoning

prominent

7/1

40/1

  • Place: £10.00

Form: 66-

Last run: 247 days

W: 8st 10lb

3 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Just modest form in two 7f novice events last summer; gelded since and 1m should suit but likely one for handicaps after this.

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5th

8

(11)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 3

14:40 Lingfield (AW)

Trip To Rome

9st 0lb

J: Cieren Fallon

T: Ian Williams

Low-mileage 4yo who signed off for Ed Dunlop with 1m Kempton novice win last spring and outran 33-1 odds when keeping-on third on last month's stable/handicap debut at Wolverhampton (7f); denied clear shot at the leaders when unplaced on both outings this month and remains of interest.

12/1

7th

9

(6)

16th Mar 2024

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0m 7f 36y

Class 3

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Trip To Rome

9st 3lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Ian Williams

in touch with leaders

8/1

7/2

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 2

Last run: 19 days

W: 8st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

No match for the promising winner but she stayed on well to take second in a 1m novice at Lingfield 19 days ago; open to plenty of improvement and she's one to take seriously; tongue-tie worn at Lingfield is now left off.

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6th

4

(4)

14th Sep 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 113y

Class 5

17:45 Epsom

Rose Bolt

9st 0lb

J: G Cheyne

T: William Haggas

took keen hold, in touch with leaders

9/2

Form: 53- BF

Last run: 100 days

W: 8st 10lb

3 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Made an encouraging start to his career when fifth at Newmarket in October (7f, good); disappointing on the face of it when only third at Lingfield the following month but the winner has won both handicap runs since; gelded since; should be more in the locker.

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12th

7

(7)

19th May 2023

Good To Soft

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

16:55 Newbury

Phenomenon

9st 7lb

J: Adam Kirby

T: Richard Spencer

Similar level of form in his first four starts, including when third of eight in first-time cheekpieces (now removed) on handicap debut at Southwell (1m, AW) 15 days ago; however, neither his pedigree nor the way he performed there suggests he will improve for this longer trip.

7/1

3rd

3

(3)

4th May 2023

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1m 0f 1y

Class 5

17:00 Lingfield (AW)

Phenomenon

9st 8lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Richard Spencer

Showed potential on first two starts as 2yo, over 7f at Newmarket and over C&D, keeping on steadily each time, but his March return at Southwell was a little deflating and he now goes in cheekpieces on handicap debut; can be given the benefit of the doubt for now.

5/1

4th

7

(5)

9th Mar 2023

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1m 0f 13y

Class 3

15:00 Southwell (AW)

Phenomenon

8st 10lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Richard Spencer

Made an encouraging start to his career when fifth at Newmarket in October (7f, good); disappointing on the face of it when only third at Lingfield the following month but the winner has won both handicap runs since; gelded since; should be more in the locker.

3/1

4/1

Form: 33 BF

Last run: 27 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Promise over 1m at Newcastle on debut in January and ran to a similar level when third over C&D four weeks ago; looked as though further might suit on that occasion but his rider's claim is a steal and he still has time to progress further.

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11th

7

(7)

21st Oct 2023

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1m 0f 142y

Class 6

16:50 Wolverhampton (AW)

Melwood Boy

9st 5lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Alexandra Dunn

Failed to progress for Hugo Palmer and posted a modest effort at Chepstow (1m2f) for new yard last time; however, return to AW may help (best RPRs in this sphere).

14/1

6th

9

(3)

4th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

17:40 Chepstow

Melwood Boy

8st 13lb

J: William Cox

T: Alexandra Dunn

Ex-Hugo Palmer; bought for 5,000gns in July; best efforts have been on the AW and watching brief advised; stable debut.

33/1

8th

5

(9)

12th Jun 2023

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1m 2f 0y

Class 6

14:30 Lingfield (AW)

Melwood Boy

9st 7lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Hugo Palmer

Kicked off with a couple of thirds in 1m maidens but bitterly disappointing since then, finishing tailed off in his two handicaps (with and without blinkers); opposable.

12/1

Form: 632-4

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 10lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

He has run to a fair level in his four starts at up to 1m, not at his very best at Newcastle after a break two weeks ago; surprising if there weren't something more progressive in the line up.

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6th

6

(5)

2nd Sep 2023

Good

1m 1f 207y

Class 6

17:35 Beverley

Duke Of Wybourne

9st 7lb

J: Alex Jary

T: Nigel Tinkler

13-race maiden; good second with a first-time visor (retained) at Newcastle last time (1m); chance on that form, but unproven at 1m2f (well beaten on last run over C&D) and fast ground a concern.

6/1

2nd

8

(6)

15th Aug 2023

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1m 0f 5y

Class 6

20:00 Newcastle (AW)

Duke Of Wybourne

9st 4lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: Nigel Tinkler

prominent, went second over 1f out, kept on final 110yds, no match for winner

100/30

3rd

3

(5)

28th Jul 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 218y

Class 5

15:45 Thirsk

Duke Of Wybourne

9st 4lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: Nigel Tinkler

Yet to get his head in front but he wasn't discredited when sixth of ten in 1m Doncaster handicap 15 days ago; cheekpieces go on now and he's one to consider off a falling mark.

3/1

66/1

Form: 7

Last run: 27 days

W: 8st 5lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

125-1 when finishing seventh of 12 over C&D on her debut four weeks ago; has a lot of ground to make up with Melwood Boy on that run.

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2nd

1

(2)

14th Mar 2024

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1m 3f 23y

Class 6

18:45 Southwell (AW)

Max Of Stars

9st 9lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Ollie Pears

took keen hold, led, headed and raced in second after 3f, hung left when challenging 2f out, kept on

2/1

2nd

2

27th Jan 2024

Good

2m 0f 128y

Class 1

12:20 Doncaster

Max Of Stars

11st 3lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Ollie Pears

led halfway

7/1

4th

9

9th Dec 2023

Soft

2m 0f 209y

Class 1

14:40 Aintree

Max Of Stars

10st 10lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Ollie Pears

Four front-running wins (2m/2m1f, good) from first six hurdle starts before clear second in Listed race for 3yo fillies at Newbury (2m, good to soft) last Friday; can make another bold bid if handling conditions (unproven on soft/heavy).

3/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

25,000euros 2yo; half-brother to 8.5f winner in Germany; unraced dam a daughter of a multiple Grade 1 winner in the US; betting to guide.

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7th

6

(5)

17th Jul 2023

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1m 0f 142y

Class 6

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Dont What Me Boy

8st 13lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Alice Haynes

Yet to finish better than fifth in his eight starts and he was 5l behind Coloane at Chelmsford (1m, Polytrack) last week; down the list.

12/1

5th

9

(1)

9th Jul 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

14:45 Chelmsford (AW)

Dont What Me Boy

8st 13lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Alice Haynes

dwelt start, in rear, some headway and edged left 1f out, switched right and kept on inside final furlong

8/1

6th

14

(12)

29th Jun 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

15:55 Newcastle (AW)

Dont What Me Boy

8st 12lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Alice Haynes

Made debut in March and well held in six starts; best effort when beaten 4l at Bath (1m, good) on penultimate outing, albeit still only ninth of 13; hood removed.

20/1

12/1

Form: 63

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 5lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Two runs in Tapeta maidens over shorter trips have offered promise, more recently staying on for third over 7f at Newcastle two weeks ago; 1m may help but she will need further progress.

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9th

13

(10)

9th Mar 2023

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 3

15:00 Southwell (AW)

Flower Desert

8st 5lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Kevin Ryan

Two runs in Tapeta maidens over shorter trips have offered promise, more recently staying on for third over 7f at Newcastle two weeks ago; 1m may help but she will need further progress.

12/1

3rd

7

(1)

23rd Feb 2023

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0m 7f 14y

Class 3

18:30 Newcastle (AW)

Flower Desert

8st 6lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Kevin Ryan

16-1 when sixth of 12 on her Southwell debut (6f, Tapeta) four weeks ago; extra furlong shouldn't be an issue and she could make her presence felt if that first run has brought her on.

9/1

6th

13

(8)

26th Jan 2023

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 5

14:45 Southwell (AW)

Flower Desert

8st 5lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Kevin Ryan

25,000euros, 10,000euros 2yo; by Mehmas; dam 7f-1m winner in Qatar, half-sister to winners Powderhorn (7f 2yo), Mahaazen (1m1f 2yo) and Pile Ou Face (prolific Italian 5f-6f); heed the market signals.

6/1

8/1

Form: 4-

Last run: 307 days

W: 8st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Never going the pace when fourth of five in an Ascot maiden (5f, good) last May; could prove a different proposition this year and the betting can provide clues.

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2nd

5

(9)

21st Oct 2023

Soft

0m 5f 212y

Class 5

14:20 Catterick

Ludden Lass

8st 13lb

J: Ben Curtis

T: Charles Hills

0-5 but runner-up here (7f, good to firm) two starts ago and another good run when third at Southwell (7f, AW) last Tuesday; has shaped as though she could be suited by the drop back to 6f and she has leading claims if handling the ground (unraced on slow surface).

5/4

3rd

10

(6)

10th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

18:00 Southwell (AW)

Ludden Lass

9st 2lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: Charles Hills

led, headed 1f out, soon carried right, no extra and lost second inside final 110yds

8/1

2nd

3

(1)

10th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 6y

Class 5

14:10 Catterick

Ludden Lass

9st 2lb

J: Franny Norton

T: Charles Hills

prominent, led soon after start

7/4

10/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 8st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Half-sister to five winners, two of them at Listed level; dam a 1m4f winner in France; stable can ready a newcomer and she's worth a market check, even allowing for the fact she'll probably want further in time.

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10th

7

(1)

27th Mar 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 3

15:15 Lingfield (AW)

Masked Queen

8st 8lb

J: Nicola Currie

T: S Woods

dwelt start, in rear

50/1

11th

11

(8)

9th Mar 2023

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 3

15:00 Southwell (AW)

Masked Queen

8st 7lb

J: David Probert

T: S Woods

Half-sister to five winners, two of them at Listed level; dam a 1m4f winner in France; stable can ready a newcomer and she's worth a market check, even allowing for the fact she'll probably want further in time.

10/1

12th
4 (14)
Ceejaybe

100/1

Form: 7

Last run: 15 days

W: 8st 10lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

100-1 and little in the way of short-term promise at Kempton two weeks ago (1m); eyeshields left off today.

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6th

7

14th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 49y

Class 5

16:55 Fontwell

Ceejaybe

10st 5lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jo Davis

Modest maiden after his four AW Flat races and five over hurdles; however, there was market interest in him on penultimate start (after his second wind surgery) and he was second of 14 to a handicap blot when coming from the rear at Huntingdon (2m4f, soft) last Thursday; makes more appeal than most.

7/2

2nd

15

8th Feb 2024

Good

2m 3f 137y

Class 5

16:00 Huntingdon

Ceejaybe

10st 2lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jo Davis

Modest maiden after four AW Flat races and four over hurdles; just 11-2 for handicap hurdle debut at Southwell (2m4f, good to soft) three weeks ago after his second wind surgery, but dropped out from four out and pulled up.

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 8st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Dam a maiden half-sister to a couple of useful sprinters; fair standard to aim at here and probably one for further down the line.

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4th

5

(6)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

16:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Five Winds

9st 6lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Jack Jones

Hasn't threatened in three starts spread over 13 months despite making the frame in the first two, albeit she caught the eye when sixth of eight dropped to 5f at Southwell 13 days ago; this trip is more suitable and worth keeping an eye on now making her handicap debut under Colin Keane.

10/1

6th

3

(6)

16th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 4f 214y

Class 4

16:40 Southwell (AW)

Five Winds

9st 11lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: Jack Jones

in touch with leaders, lost ground after 2f

20/1

10

(7)

4th May 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

17:45 Chelmsford (AW)

Five Winds

8st 11lb

J: Dylan Hogan

T: Jack Jones

Blew the start on debut at Wolverhampton; easy to back both then and at Southwell (1m, Tapeta) latest, when she raced freely and kept on to be 13l third; will need a big step up on that.

40/1

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Payout
Exacta £2851.00
Straight Forecast £2760.60
Trifecta £18309.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Melwood Boy

TOPSPEED:

Phenomenon

Telegraph:

Rose Bolt

Daily Mirror:

Duke Of Wybourne

D Express:

Dumfries

LAMBOURN:

Ludden Lass

The Sun:

Rose Bolt

The Star:

Rose Bolt

POSTDATA:

Melwood Boy

Daily Mail:

Melwood Boy

Daily Record:

Melwood Boy

NEWMARKET:

Phenomenon

The Times:

Phenomenon

The Guardian:

Phenomenon