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14:40 Warwick

Good To Soft

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  • 3m 0f 0y
  • Class 5
  • 16 runners
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Runners: 16 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

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5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.50
  • Place: £1.90

Form: -53614 D

Last run: 55 days

W: 11st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Off the mark with game win from the front at Doncaster (3m, good) in February and was very respectable fourth over same C&D last month; has a lot less to prove than some of these; high on the list.

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13

14th Apr 2024

Good

3m 1f 152y

Class 4

15:50 Plumpton

My Bad Lucy

10st 6lb

J: James Davies

T: Nick Gifford

Won two of his last three races last season but he wasn't on the money at Hereford in November after a break and now returns from another; hard to weigh up right now but still has low mileage and he's not the worst handicapped of these.

20/1

6th

8

29th Nov 2023

Good

3m 1f 44y

Class 4

15:10 Hereford

My Bad Lucy

10st 12lb

J: James Davies

T: Nick Gifford

Interesting seasonal debutant having won two of his last three races, latest off just 2lb lower at Warwick (3m, good) in April; game sort who still has low mileage over fences and may improve further.

8/1

25/1

  • Place: £6.50

Form: -553PP

Last run: 4 days

W: 10st 2lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

29-race maiden; claimed a modest third at Wincanton (3m2f, good to soft) in December but is effectively only 2lb lower here and has been pulled up twice since.

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6th

6

17th Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

18:10 Uttoxeter

Dorado Dollar

10st 7lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Ben Case

Running well and was out of the weights when beaten under 5l at Warwick (3m1f, good) most recently; 3lb lower this time and can have a say.

7/1

4th

7

24th May 2023

Good

3m 1f 100y

Class 5

15:20 Warwick

Dorado Dollar

10st 2lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Ben Case

Lost out only by a neck in 15-runner handicap chase here (3m, good) last month and was clear second to progressive rival at Huntingdon (2m7f, good) a fortnight ago; evidently in good heart but competes from 5lb out of the weights today and his career strike-rate now stands at 0-31.

5/1

2nd

9

11th May 2023

Good

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

16:30 Huntingdon

Dorado Dollar

10st 3lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Ben Case

Chance wasn't obviously nearing before almost making it 30th time lucky at Warwick a fortnight ago (3m, good) from 5lb out of the weights; no good thing to back that up, but does run off his true mark this time.

6/1

4/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 6P-671

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Just held on to open account from out of the weights at Wincanton (2m4f good; front pair clear) three weeks ago, his third start over fences, and further progress is possible if today's longer trip suits.

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6th

11

21st Apr 2024

Good

3m 1f 30y

Class 4

15:35 Wincanton

My Rockstar

10st 2lb

J: Ben Godfrey

T: Helen Rees

Narrow winner of a 2m4f handicap chase here last April on good ground; got knocked out of contention when 4-1 back here in January and would have found soft ground against him last time; being 10lb out of the weights is a major blow, however.

20/1

7

8th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 48y

Class 4

14:40 Exeter

My Rockstar

10st 2lb

J: Ben Godfrey

T: Helen Rees

Raced mainly on good/good to soft; off the mark at Wincanton (2m4f Class 5) last April and had bad luck there eight weeks ago; however, he's 4lb out of the weights upped in grade.

12/1

Form: P2-PP4

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 5lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Second of five at Fontwell (2m5f, soft) 14 months ago but has struggled on all three starts this season and is very difficult to enthuse over.

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4th

8

17th May 2023

Soft

3m 1f 170y

Class 5

15:10 Newton Abbot

Entre Deux

10st 9lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Paul Henderson

Only win came in an Irish point more than three years ago; chasing career has been mostly disappointing but much better when fourth in a bunch finish at Warwick last month; repeat of that brings him into the reckoning.

6/1

4th

10

27th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

14:40 Warwick

Entre Deux

10st 5lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Paul Henderson

Second of five at Fontwell (2m5f, soft) 14 months ago but has struggled on all three starts this season and is very difficult to enthuse over.

25/1

4th

4

8th Apr 2023

Heavy

3m 1f 170y

Class 5

15:35 Newton Abbot

Entre Deux

10st 8lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Paul Henderson

Generally poor, including pulling up in hurdle/chase this winter; plenty to prove.

20/1

Form: F0/652

Last run: 13 days

W: 10st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Best of three runs since returning from long absence when battling on well for second at Sedgefield (3m3f, heavy) this month but needs to build on that effort here and the quicker ground may not be ideal.

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2nd

7

24th Feb 2024

Heavy

3m 2f 54y

Class 5

16:18 Chepstow

Williamdeconqueror

10st 10lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Harriet Dickin

0-7 over fences and 0-13 overall but lost out only by a short head to Dysania at Lingfield (2m7f, soft) in November, and his third at Taunton (3m2f, good to soft) in late December was also a good effort; fine on heavy ground; features prominently in calculations.

4/1

3rd

8

30th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

3m 2f 57y

Class 5

15:20 Taunton

Williamdeconqueror

10st 10lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Harriet Dickin

Lost on the nod at Lingfield (2m7f, soft) two runs back before finishing a remote third at Exeter; hard knowing what to expect from this 12-race maiden but capable of a bold show.

9/1

Form: 612P18 D

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 13lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Dual 2m7f winner at Huntingdon this year, more recently when battling well to lead on run-in last month; well beaten there a fortnight later, though, and has now performed poorly on two of last three appearances.

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2

18th Feb 2024

Soft

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

13:55 Southwell

Spotty Dog

11st 7lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Michael Hawker

Won twice at Huntingdon early last year (one on soft) and when pulled up in May he had tack issues; however, it was jumping issues that held him back on his belated return at Fontwell and he'll need to be sharper here.

8/1

0

6

28th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 5f 135y

Class 5

14:55 Fontwell

Spotty Dog

11st 9lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Michael Hawker

didn't always jump with fluency, towards rear, struggling from 12th

10/1

Form: 32-165 D

Last run: 88 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Finished well from unlikely position to snatch victory at Market Rasen (3m, good to soft) in November but it's probably wise to treat that form with a degree of caution, and he's been safely held twice since.

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7

10th May 2024

Good

2m 5f 89y

Class 5

14:40 Market Rasen

Harry Du Berlais

10st 8lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Nick Kent

3m winner here in late 2022 when a stone higher in the weights; a series of disappointing runs followed and now he's hard to trust; tried cheekpieces and a tongue-tie during that time and now goes in a visor.

12/1

8th

9

28th Dec 2023

Good

3m 1f 54y

Class 5

14:50 Catterick

Harry Du Berlais

11st 0lb

J: Jamie Gambin

T: Nick Kent

Won at Market Rasen (3m, good to soft) last November and well treated on that form; however, his subsequent form has been patchy and he's been pulled up the last twice; plenty to prove.

14/1

Form: P63723

Last run: 34 days

W: 10st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Second to Spotty Dog off much reduced mark at Huntingdon (2m7f, soft) in March but generally very disappointing since joining current yard; remote when third at Hereford (3m1f, good to soft) last time; others preferred.

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8th

13

25th Apr 2024

Good

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

16:35 Huntingdon

Voice Of Hope

10st 2lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Max Young

always behind

33/1

5

15th Mar 2024

Good To Soft

3m 5f 24y

Class 5

14:25 Fakenham

Voice Of Hope

10st 2lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Max Young

Able to race off his true mark when placed a couple of times a year ago, which isn't the case here; attempt at front-running quickly floundered last time and he's not easy to recommend.

16/1

Form: 950549

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 5lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Made quite promising chase/handicap debut in February but his second chase run was disappointing and, following a wind op, he was tailed off over hurdles 12 days ago; needs help from the first-time visor here.

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7

13th May 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

16:50 Warwick

Adamhill

11st 4lb

J: Philip Armson

T: Henry Oliver

Yet to be placed after ten starts under rules but ran well when ninth of 15 over C&D (good; beaten under 9l) in first-time visor last month and has possibilities off a 3lb lower mark today; tongue-tie refitted.

10/1

9th

5

27th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

14:40 Warwick

Adamhill

11st 5lb

J: Lee Edwards

T: Henry Oliver

Made quite promising chase/handicap debut in February but his second chase run was disappointing and, following a wind op, he was tailed off over hurdles 12 days ago; needs help from the first-time visor here.

14/1

9th

4

15th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 5

16:22 Chepstow

Adamhill

11st 7lb

J: Lee Edwards

T: Henry Oliver

Made promising chase/handicap debut in February but his second chase run was disappointing and he now reverts to hurdling; comes here with a point to prove but had a wind op last month and remains unexposed.

10/1

Form: 492-8P

Last run: 90 days

W: 10st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Close second over hurdles last spring but has disappointed on both outings this season, more recently when pulled up on chasing debut in January; had a wind op soon afterwards; comes here with questions to answer.

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1st

5

9th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 6f 7y

Class 5

18:20 Stratford

R Bernard

11st 2lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Mel Rowley

Came good over hurdles on second start for current stable, making all to win fairly easily here (3m2f, good to soft) last month; went up 10lb for that but could quite plausibly make further progress for Mel Rowley.

7/4

1st

15

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 2f 83y

Class 5

13:40 Stratford

R Bernard

10st 2lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Mel Rowley

0-9 over hurdles; unable to justify heavy market support when third on last month's stable debut at Southwell (3m, soft) and effectively 3lb higher here but that was his first start since November and it will be interesting to see whether his backers wade in again.

7/1

Form: 0-PP65

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Unable to get seriously competitive in three chases this season (2m1f-3m; cheekpieces added last time) and is 8lb out of the handicap here.

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11th

16

27th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

14:40 Warwick

Kilfords Queen

10st 2lb

J: Alex Edwards

T: Nick Gifford

Unable to get seriously competitive in three chases this season (2m1f-3m; cheekpieces added last time) and is 8lb out of the handicap here.

50/1

5th

7

9th Apr 2023

Good

2m 3f 164y

Class 5

17:25 Plumpton

Kilfords Queen

10st 2lb

J: James Davies

T: Nick Gifford

prominent, lost ground and dropped to last after 5th

25/1

6th

7

27th Feb 2023

Good

2m 0f 214y

Class 5

14:00 Plumpton

Kilfords Queen

10st 2lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Nick Gifford

jumped left throughout, raced in last, pushed along after 7th, outpaced from 3 out

66/1

Form: P334PP

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 3lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Made the frame in three consecutive chases when fitted with cheekpieces at start of this year and is a strong contender here if judged on those exploits but looked out of sorts when pulled up on last two appearances and it's hard to know what to expect from him today.

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0

9

26th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 2f 202y

Class 5

15:55 Sedgefield

Dysania

10st 2lb

J: James Best

T: Peter Bowen

midfield

14/1

Form: -33U14 C

Last run: 53 days

W: 11st 5lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Drew well clear of the others with a well-backed and well-handicapped rival when scoring at Hereford (3m1f, good) in February; big player if judged on that performance but wasn't at same level last month.

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5

24th Apr 2024

Good

3m 2f 57y

Class 4

17:50 Taunton

Unblinking

11st 1lb

J: Jordan Nailor

T: Robert Bevis

Went close over C&D in December (good to soft) despite stumbling just after the last fence; soft ground was an issue when pulled up at Exeter; possibilities.

12/1

3

8th Mar 2024

Soft

3m 0f 54y

Class 5

15:40 Exeter

Unblinking

11st 9lb

J: Jordan Nailor

T: Robert Bevis

Veteran who is threatening to regain the winning thread, having finished second in three of his four runs this term; unlucky at Taunton (3m2f, good to soft) ten weeks ago, as he might have won but for stumbling after the final fence; possibilities up just 2lb.

5/1

Form: -P644P C

Last run: 81 days

W: 10st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Won twice over hurdles in 2020-21 season but has been out of form for a good while now and has failed to complete all four chases; 3lb out of the weights.

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6

16th Jun 2023

Good

3m 1f 166y

Class 5

20:25 Fontwell

Pour Une Raison

10st 2lb

J: Ben Godfrey

T: Richard Mitchell

Two wins in 2021 but little since and 4lb out of the handicap.

25/1

7

28th May 2023

Good

3m 1f 166y

Class 5

15:45 Fontwell

Pour Une Raison

10st 2lb

J: Ben Godfrey

T: Richard Mitchell

Two wins in 2021 but not much since and finished behind two of these at Plumpton a fortnight ago; 6lb out of the handicap.

16/1

8th

12

14th May 2023

Good

3m 0f 217y

Class 5

14:15 Plumpton

Pour Une Raison

10st 2lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Richard Mitchell

Two wins in 2020/21 but little since and didn't seem to enjoy a rare foray over fences on latest start.

50/1

Form: 3865P3

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 2lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Won off a lowly mark over hurdles in 2019 but is 0-17 over fences; remote when third at Plumpton (2m1f, good) this month and has stamina to prove today; 3lb out of the weights.

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6

28th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 1f 165y

Class 4

14:32 Fontwell

Clondaw Robin

10st 2lb

J: Philip Armson

T: Andy Irvine

0-24 over fences; looked set to get off the mark before last-fence fall at Plumpton (2m1f, good to soft; form very well advertised by fortunate winner since) in January but ran very poorly over that C&D last month and is 9lb out of the weights here.

12/1

4th

4

26th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 214y

Class 5

16:30 Plumpton

Clondaw Robin

10st 9lb

J: Philip Armson

T: Andy Irvine

chased clear leader, reminder with one circuit to go, soon detached

3/1

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Exacta £1371.00
Straight Forecast £992.70
Tricast £4498.70
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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

My Bad Lucy

The Star:

My Rockstar

D Express:

R Bernard

WEST COUNTRY:

Williamdeconqueror

Daily Mirror:

Dysania

The Guardian:

Spotty Dog

Telegraph:

Adamhill

Daily Record:

My Rockstar

RP Ratings:

My Bad Lucy

POSTDATA:

My Bad Lucy

The Times:

My Bad Lucy

Daily Mail:

My Bad Lucy

The Sun:

My Bad Lucy