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Woodford Reserve Cardinal Conditions Stakes (The Road To The Kentucky Derby) (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £51540
  • 1m 0f 0y
  • Class 2
  • 11 runners
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Woodford Reserve Cardinal Conditions Stakes (The Road To The Kentucky Derby) (GBB Race)

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Showers

1st
2 (6)
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4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.34
  • Place: £1.90

Form: 2111- D

Last run: 191 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Long odds-on when winning his final three starts last year, novice events on the Newmarket July Course (7f, good to firm) and at Kempton before landing a four-runner nursery on the Rowley Mile (1m, good); returns from 191 days off, but likely there is more to come from him this year and much respected.

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No Results Found

5/1

  • Place: £2.10

Form: 11-211 C

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

First past the post in his last six outings, the last two in blinkers; landed a Listed race at Cagnes-Sur-Mer (1m, Polytrack) in February before battling on most gamely to just get the better of Alzahir in a similar contest to this at Kempton (1m, Polytrack) 17 days ago; a few of these may be open to a bit more progress than him, but still hard to rule out.

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15th

1

(3)

22nd Jun 2023

Good

1m 1f 212y

Class 1

17:35 Ascot

Brave Emperor

9st 6lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Archie Watson

Made all in German Group 3 (8.5f, good to soft) in April and creditable third in Swedish Group 3 (1m1f, good) next time; however, he's untested at this trip and there's the suspicion he's vulnerable under a 4lb penalty.

25/1

2nd

3

(3)

1st Apr 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 2

19:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Brave Emperor

9st 7lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Archie Watson

First past the post in his last six outings, the last two in blinkers; landed a Listed race at Cagnes-Sur-Mer (1m, Polytrack) in February before battling on most gamely to just get the better of Alzahir in a similar contest to this at Kempton (1m, Polytrack) 17 days ago; a few of these may be open to a bit more progress than him, but still hard to rule out.

5/1

1st

2

(4)

15th Mar 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 2

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Brave Emperor

9st 7lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Archie Watson

pressed leader, briefly led after 1f, ridden to lead 2f out, faced strong challenge inside final furlong, kept on strongly but drifted left towards finish, gamely

2/1

25/1

  • Place: £11.00

Form: 3175-4

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

Dual turf winner (7f) last summer who was returning from five months off when behind three of these at Kempton (1m, Polytrack) 17 days ago; may have benefited from the outing, but has work to do to reverse the form and the outside stall won't help.

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7th

1

(7)

10th May 2024

Good

1m 2f 70y

Class 2

14:35 Chester

Killybegs Warrior

9st 13lb

J: David Egan

T: Charlie Johnston

Successful in 1m2f handicap at last year's Newmarket July festival; generally consistent since and should give his running; however, again lumbered with top weight and vulnerable to better-treated types.

11/2

OUR TIP

Form: 11-1 C

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

2000 Guineas entry who won a pair of novices here (7f) last autumn and maintained his unbeaten record when beating stablemate New Definition by a short head in a Lingfield Listed event (7f, Polytrack) four weeks ago; the way he stayed on to win that race suggested this stiffer test should suit and there is stamina in his pedigree; respected.

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11th

9

(1)

21st Sep 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

19:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Iconic Moment

9st 3lb

J: Neil Callan

T: James Tate

Won C&D novices on first two starts and made it 3-3 in Lingfield Listed race (7f again) in March; his form has levelled off since but it is still early days and he should find this a little easier than the 6f Newcastle Group 3 he contested when last seen at the beginning of July.

10/1

7th

7

(2)

1st Jul 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 1

12:55 Newcastle (AW)

Iconic Moment

8st 13lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: James Tate

Won his first three starts, all over 7f on Polytrack, with the third win coming at Listed level; form dipped switched to turf at Newmarket eight weeks ago; drop to sprinting needs to prompt a career best.

20/1

8th

1

(6)

5th May 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 1

14:25 Newmarket

Iconic Moment

9st 8lb

J: Ryan Moore

T: James Tate

took keen hold, in touch with leaders

4/1

Form: 871-12 D

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Landed a Lingfield novice (7f, Polytrack) last October and narrowly made a successful return in a Local Group 2 at Doha (1m, good) in February; beaten a head by Brave Emperor in a similar contest to this at Kempton (1m, Polytrack) last month and should go close again; stable won this in 2021.

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4th

2

(8)

10th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 127y

Class 2

13:30 Chester

Alzahir

9st 12lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: David O’Meara

Similar type to Finn's Charm, having made a winning reappearance (in valuable event at Doha for the Gosden yard) last year; possibilities on seasonal debut and third start for new stable.

12/1

5th

8

(5)

21st Sep 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

19:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Alzahir

9st 4lb

J: Jason Watson

T: David O’Meara

Showed useful form on two occasions for the Gosden yard, including AW; 28-1, down the field in 1m handicap at York Ebor meeting on debut for new stable; best watched unless the market signals are stronger this time.

25/1

25/1

Form: 123-35

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Four wins on turf (6f/7f) last year and not totally disgraced when behind four of these at Kempton (1m, Polytrack) last month, given that he blew the start and tried to come from last in a race where the pace held up; he is relatively exposed, though, so it's hard to see him reversing the placings.

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5th

4

(6)

10th Aug 2023

Soft

1m 2f 0y

Class 3

19:30 Chepstow

Coco Jack

9st 2lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: George Scott

All four wins were last summer, beaten nine times this season but there has been the occasional good run and he's becoming well handicapped; goes on good to soft but anything softer would be a worry; gets new blinkers.

10/1

9th

5

(6)

21st Jul 2023

Good

1m 2f 0y

Class 3

19:30 Newmarket (July)

Coco Jack

9st 8lb

J: Levi Bedford

T: George Scott

Four-time winner but now exposed and had no excuses from a good position when fifth here last week (1m, good to soft; first-time cheekpieces); best form is at shorter.

14/1

Form: 2-113 D

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

All four starts at Dundalk, winning conditions events (7f/1m) earlier in year and finishing third of eight in a Listed contest (1m) last month; the winner of that race did little for the form at Meydan last Saturday and likely he will need a bit more to come out on top.

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7th

9

(10)

1st Apr 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 2

19:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Stormy Entry

9st 7lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: W P Browne

All four starts at Dundalk, winning conditions events (7f/1m) earlier in year and finishing third of eight in a Listed contest (1m) last month; the winner of that race did little for the form at Meydan last Saturday and likely he will need a bit more to come out on top.

20/1

3rd

4

(6)

3rd Mar 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Stormy Entry

9st 5lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: W P Browne

took keen hold, soon prominent on outer

12/1

1st

1

(4)

10th Feb 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

18:00 Dundalk (AW)

Stormy Entry

9st 8lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: W P Browne

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, pushed along home turn, headway when ridden on near side of group over 1f out, made strong challenge inside final 110yds, led post

11/4

Form: 21-

Last run: 155 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Narrowly beaten on his Newbury debut (6.5f, soft) last October and got off the mark when getting the better of a subsequent winner at Newmarket (7f, good to soft) a week later; the only one of these lacking AW experience, but he remains open to plenty more improvement and shouldn't be underestimated, especially if market positive.

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9th

11

(16)

10th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

17:50 Cork

Physique

9st 3lb

J: Leigh Roche

T: Michael Patrick Fenton

Won a Newmarket novice as a juvenile and some good runs in defeat in Britain last term; bought for 28,000gns in the off-season and failed to beat a rival on last week's return; best watched for now.

25/1

Form: 611- C

Last run: 116 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Well held on his turf debut last summer, but improved when reappearing on the AW later in year, making all to win 7f novices here and at Southwell (Tapeta); probably still has more to offer and the extra furlong shouldn't be an issue, but this looks a tough ask on his return; entered in the 2000 Guineas.

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0

8

3rd Oct 2023

Good

2m 0f 178y

Class 4

14:00 Sedgefield

Think Climate

11st 2lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: James Owen

midfield, hit 2nd, soon lost position and dropped to rear

5/1

11th

4

(11)

31st Aug 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

15:25 Chelmsford (AW)

Think Climate

9st 9lb

J: Dylan Hogan

T: Michael Bell

awkward start, towards rear, headway and prominent on outer after 1f

20/1

13/2

Form: 7321-2

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Won novices at Kempton (6f, Polytrack) and Lingfield (7f, Polytrack) last year and, having been well backed, was just caught by stablemate Iconic Moment in a Listed contest back at Lingfield four weeks ago; relatively exposed after 12 starts, though, and not crying out for the longer trip on pedigree.

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No Results Found

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Payout
Exacta £240.00
Straight Forecast £227.90
Trifecta £4909.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Iconic Moment

NEWMARKET:

Alzahir

LAMBOURN:

Brave Emperor

The Guardian:

Physique

Telegraph:

Alzahir

RP Ratings:

Iconic Moment

POSTDATA:

Iconic Moment

Daily Mail:

Iconic Moment

The Sun:

Iconic Moment

Daily Record:

Iconic Moment

The Star:

Brave Emperor