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15:45 Haydock

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  • Prize money: £30924
  • 0m 6f 212y
  • Class 2
  • 12 runners
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Runners: 12 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

7/1 (Won)

  • Win: £6.00
  • Place: £1.70

Form: /231-2 D

Last run: 24 days

W: 8st 13lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Built upon the promise he showed for the Gosdens when winning a big-field handicap on his stable debut at Newbury (7f, good) last September, and he returned with a good second at Kempton (7f, AW) this month; this very lightly raced 5yo is open to further improvement and is a key player.

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3rd

6

(4)

27th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 212y

Class 2

14:45 Haydock

Rainbow Fire

9st 0lb

J: Neil Callan

T: Marco Botti

midfield

8/1

4th

2

(8)

1st Apr 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

16:40 Kempton (AW)

Rainbow Fire

9st 10lb

J: Connor Planas

T: Marco Botti

took keen hold, towards rear

13/2

15/2

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 2153-1 D

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

Reappeared with a win at Musselburgh (7f, good to soft) three weeks ago, landing that race for the second year running; has a career-high mark and tougher company to deal with here, but this highly admirable 6yo could continue to improve and is entitled to respect.

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9th

3

(6)

27th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 212y

Class 2

14:45 Haydock

Gweedore

9st 5lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Katie Scott

prominent

11/2

4th

1

(6)

11th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 2

15:15 Newcastle (AW)

Gweedore

9st 9lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Katie Scott

Tough handicapper who ran a fine race when third in the Ayr Gold Cup on his first crack at 6f; third, beaten over 3l, off this mark at York four weeks ago (6f, soft) but that only tells half the story as he trounced the other runners on the stands' side and was also comfortably best of those to race up with the pace; still capable of better at this trip and he's a much better horse now than when last seen on AW (when he appeared to handle Tapeta well enough); deserves a good prize.

6/1

11/2

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 13112- D BF

Last run: 175 days

W: 9st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Thrived last year, with four wins (7f, including on good/soft) before a solid second at Doncaster (7f, heavy) when last seen; this 6yo is lightly raced for his age and could have more to offer this term; in calculations.

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7th

1

(11)

18th Apr 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

17:20 Newmarket

Biggles

9st 9lb

J: William Buick

T: Eve Johnson Houghton

midfield, outpaced over 2f out, rallied final furlong, not pace to challenge

12/1

16th

2

(8)

7th Oct 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

15:35 Ascot

Biggles

9st 12lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Ralph Beckett

Below par at Group/Listed level the last twice; has a largely productive record in 7f handicaps, notably a good second in the Victoria Cup here (soft) in May and success in the Bunbury Cup at Newmarket (good to soft) in July; not dismissed back in similar scenario.

12/1

15/2

Form: 5442-0 D

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Well beaten in a tongue-tie (now discarded) in the Lincoln on reappearance, when reportedly hanging badly right-handed; however, this lightly raced 5yo ran really well in some good handicaps last season, including here, and he could play a leading role if back on song.

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1st

3

(5)

23rd Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 2y

Class 1

15:00 Doncaster

Montassib

9st 10lb

J: Cieren Fallon

T: William Haggas

Raced mainly at 7f/1m until last autumn when the drop to 6f seemed to suit him and he posted a career best to win a big-field handicap at York (soft) in October in emphatic style; well worth his place in this higher grade, and a leading contender if ready to roll after a break.

4/1

1st

3

(7)

14th Oct 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 2

14:25 York

Montassib

9st 9lb

J: Cieren Fallon

T: William Haggas

dwelt start, raced far side, in rear

11/1

11/2

Form: 248-70 CD

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Merely mid-division in the Lincoln at Doncaster (1m, heavy) four weeks ago but it wasn't a bad run in that red-hot handicap and he went close off this mark last August; won this last year and capable of having a say.

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8th

6

(10)

10th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 127y

Class 2

13:30 Chester

Boardman

9st 10lb

J: Phil Dennis

T: Tim Easterby

Has an impressive strike-rate (7-9) in the month of May, including three wins at Chester; however, the two defeats came in this contest in 2022 and 2023, finishing fifth both times.

10/1

14/1

Form: 6406-5 D

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Well beaten in Listed race at Doncaster on stable and seasonal debut four weeks ago, but the ground was heavy and he may have needed the run; on a handy mark on last year's best runs for Andrew Balding and not ruled out.

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14th

14

(10)

4th May 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 2

13:45 Newmarket

Tactical

8st 7lb

J: David Egan

T: Julie Camacho

Group 2 winner for Andrew Balding in his prime; never really threatened in five runs for this yard last season (wind surgery after the second run) but he dropped 13lb for his troubles; may revive this term but he's not easily recommended.

25/1

14/1

Form: 11425- D

Last run: 196 days

W: 9st 4lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Back to his best last year when winning the Golden Mile at Goodwood last July and continued in fine form subsequently; not handicapped out of things but needs to be at his peak on this reappearance if he's to score.

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No Results Found

Form: 83500- CD

Last run: 196 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Not at the top of his game on his final two runs last season and it's possible he'll need this comeback outing, but he returns having had wind surgery and has edged down to an attractive mark; not discounted.

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No Results Found

Form: 20447- D

Last run: 217 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

No impact last August/September in his first two handicaps and changed hands for 35,000gns last October (gelded since); however, there's potential in his mark judged on his earlier promise and his new trainer often does very well with similar types; interesting, especially if attracting market support.

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7th

8

(11)

20th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

20:00 Newcastle (AW)

Tuscan

9st 5lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: David O’Meara

Showed useful form for previous yard; 0-11 for current stable but last few efforts, most recently going close off this mark at Leicester (7f) last week, suggest his turn is near; appears to have a leading chance (due to go up 3lb from tomorrow).

7/2

2nd

2

(8)

10th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

17:40 Leicester

Tuscan

9st 12lb

J: David Nolan

T: David O’Meara

dwelt start, in rear, headway against far rail from 2f out, went third final 110yds, kept on, just failed

9/2

6th

8

(9)

29th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 5

20:00 Newcastle (AW)

Tuscan

9st 8lb

J: Jason Watson

T: David O’Meara

Capable of smart form when trained by Charles Hills; struggled initially for this yard but there was much more encouragement off his much-reduced mark at Ayr last week (1m, good to soft), keeping on strongly having met trouble in running; can't discount now he's found his level.

11/2

OUR TIP

Form: 1-7202 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 108

Form & Verdict

Better than ever when going close in AW Sprint Final three weeks ago and he'll be fine now back up to 7f; 1m on heavy ground in the Lincoln at Doncaster proved unsuitable on his last turf outing on April 1 but, with this lofty mark, he now needs to prove he's just as good on grass as on AW.

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No Results Found

25/1

Form: 524-89 D

Last run: 28 days

W: 8st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Won two Class 4 handicaps last summer and his progressive campaign concluded with a fine Listed fourth; however, he needs to prove he can cope with this increased mark now back in a handicap.

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7th

6

(8)

22nd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 3

18:00 Newcastle (AW)

Jump The Gun

8st 12lb

J: Lewis Edmunds

T: Iain Jardine

6f win off this mark here in November; mixed bag since and this trip looked too sharp when never in the hunt behind Cover Up 12 days ago; likely he'll need a pace meltdown to come out on top.

33/1

7th

2

(5)

10th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 4

18:45 Newcastle (AW)

Jump The Gun

9st 7lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Iain Jardine

squeezed out start, in rear

16/1

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Payout
Exacta £416.00
Straight Forecast £343.20
Tricast £1365.40
Trifecta £1355.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Spycatcher

TOPSPEED:

Rainbow Fire

NEWMARKET:

Montassib

Telegraph:

Orbaan

Daily Mail:

Biggles

The Sun:

Gweedore

D Express:

Montassib

RP Ratings:

Spycatcher

POSTDATA:

Spycatcher

The Star:

Spycatcher

The Times:

Rainbow Fire

The Guardian:

Rainbow Fire

Daily Record:

Rainbow Fire

Daily Mirror:

Orbaan