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18:45 Musselburgh

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Sky Bet Sunday Series Sprint Handicap

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  • 0m 5f 1y
  • Class 3
  • 16 runners
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Sky Bet Sunday Series Sprint Handicap

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

12/1 (Won)

  • Win: £22.40
  • Place: £5.90

Form: 510-00 CD

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

A very busy 2022 brought three wins, including this race (off just 2lb lower) and he was runner-up three times over C&D in the summer; needs much better than at Beverley 11 days ago but might have been ring-rusty that day after three months off; case can certainly be made.

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8th

14

(10)

30th Jun 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 5f 0y

Class 2

18:00 Newcastle (AW)

The Thin Blue Line

8st 5lb

J: Andrew Breslin

T: Keith Dalgleish

Course winner who won at Musselburgh (5f) in April and went close at Hamilton next time; however, his subsequent form hasn't been up to scratch and he has to raise his game.

20/1

13th

9

(8)

25th Jun 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

18:45 Pontefract

The Thin Blue Line

9st 3lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: Keith Dalgleish

Ran on well to beat Abduction in a big-field 5f handicap at Musselburgh in April; three creditable efforts have followed and the return to 6f won't hurt; should have a big run in him.

12/1

13th

18

(3)

3rd Jun 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 2

15:20 Epsom

The Thin Blue Line

8st 2lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Keith Dalgleish

slowly into stride, switched right soon after start

25/1

16/1

  • Place: £2.70

Form: 7112-6

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

All five of his appearances here (three places) have been over 7f, as were the vast majority of his runs anywhere in the last 12 months; in fact, he's never raced over 5f, so this speed test gives him a fair amount to prove.

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19th

19

(15)

11th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

14:40 Ascot

Abduction

8st 6lb

J: Ethan Jones

T: Jim Goldie

midfield

40/1

7/1

  • Place: £3.00

Form: 3370-4

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Sold out of Kevin Philippart De Foy's for 12,000gns last November; 6f/7f winner in 2021 whose first attempt at 5f came over C&D (good to soft) three weeks ago on stable/seasonal debut and an eyecatching performance it was too, still last of 16 over 1f out but running on strongly to finish fourth, despite having been short of room; needs luck with a repeat of those tactics but she's clearly one to note.

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No Results Found

11/2

Form: 1790-1 CD

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Came from mid-division to win 16-runner race over 5f (good to soft) three weeks ago on reappearance, his first visit to this track; back up 4lb but also did well over 6f on good/good to firm last summer and could again play a major role.

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No Results Found

Form: 171213 D

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Never better than in recent starts over 6f on AW, winning three of his last six; spent most of 2021 over 5f but has not tried it since and all of his turf form needs improving on.

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6th

11

(2)

28th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 3

16:50 Southwell (AW)

Shalaa Asker

8st 6lb

J: Silvestre De Sousa

T: Adrian Paul Keatley

2-5 over C&D and has dropped 1lb below his last winning mark; has run with credit in both starts since returning this month and no surprise if he again runs well now returned to this venue.

7/1

6th
10 (12)
Mattice

12/1

Form: 2435-6 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

5f win at Doncaster (good to firm) last August and close third of 24 in the Ayr Bronze Cup (6f, good) in September; well below form over C&D three weeks ago but may have needed that run; could be a lot more interesting today.

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1st

4

(5)

10th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

18:05 Ripon

Mattice

9st 9lb

J: Duran Fentiman

T: Tim Easterby

in touch with leaders in centre of group

6/1

2nd

10

(8)

25th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 5f 0y

Class 4

14:45 Beverley

Mattice

8st 10lb

J: Duran Fentiman

T: Tim Easterby

Last seen getting the better of stablemate Count D'Orsay over C&D (heavy) seven months ago; 2lb higher mark not excessive and he might prove the pick of Tim Easterby's three runners.

9/2

Form: -09152 D BF

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Made all at Dundalk (5f, AW) in February and creditable second when battling on well in the mud at Cork (5f) on latest outing; ridden by Oisin McSweeney on last four starts, making the running; one of the more lightly raced contenders, she could have more to offer.

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1st

8

(3)

27th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 5f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Dun Na Sead

9st 11lb

J: Oisin McSweeney

T: Daniel James Murphy

started quickly, made all, going best over 1f out, ridden and kept on well final 110yds, comfortably

33/1

20/1

Form: 03023- C

Last run: 122 days

W: 8st 13lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Three runs over 7f on good ground here last season, winning one; ended that campaign mostly over 5f, usually performing well, but he needs to be in top form to win this reappearance.

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4th

9

(9)

17th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:30 Newcastle (AW)

Ramon Di Loria

9st 4lb

J: Ryan Sexton

T: Ewan Whillans

dwelt start, towards rear

20/1

Form: 645-64 D

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Three 6f turf wins last May-July and hit peak form in September; two satisfactory runs this year (fourth of 16 over Beverley 5f latest) but needs to build on those.

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12th

2

(8)

27th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 6f 2y

Class 3

18:40 Doncaster

Good Earth

9st 10lb

J: Connor Planas

T: Michael Herrington

prominent in centre of group

25/1

OUR TIP

Form: 33074- CD

Last run: 202 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Has been competitive over C&D but his peak efforts last term came elsewhere; good mark judged on best efforts and he did win first time out last season.

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1st

5

(3)

8th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 6y

Class 2

15:35 Hamilton

Edward Cornelius

9st 0lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: Keith Dalgleish

Won on debut in 2021 and on reappearance last year but well beaten first-time-up this season; better effort over 5f here last time but has to show he's as good over 6f.

9/2

3rd

2

(5)

14th May 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 7y

Class 3

17:45 Hamilton

Edward Cornelius

9st 8lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: Keith Dalgleish

Soft-ground winner who has run well at both sprint trips here; often leads but never showed up on recent return at Musselburgh (without regular hood, refitted today); may be other days for him.

16/1

10th

2

(3)

30th Apr 2023

Good

0m 5f 1y

Class 3

18:45 Musselburgh

Edward Cornelius

9st 11lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: Keith Dalgleish

Has been competitive over C&D but his peak efforts last term came elsewhere; good mark judged on best efforts and he did win first time out last season.

14/1

11th
8 (11)
Lullaby Bay

10/1

Form: 0524-0 D

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Won over 5f last May in her first three handicaps and was still running well in the autumn, including when beaten a nose in a classified over C&D; left Karl Burke and soundly beaten in a French Listed race on reappearance, which sees cheekpieces (tried twice, not at her best) return today.

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13th

18

(14)

14th Jul 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 4

16:55 York

Lullaby Bay

9st 6lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Kevin Ryan

Made good progress last year for Karl Burke; low-key start for this yard but she was beaten under 4l at Thirsk when last seen eight weeks ago; type to exploit her reduced mark sooner rather than later and she won't mind if the rain arrives.

16/1

9th

6

(9)

20th May 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 4

14:32 Thirsk

Lullaby Bay

9st 3lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Kevin Ryan

in rear

12/1

11th

8

(11)

30th Apr 2023

Good

0m 5f 1y

Class 3

18:45 Musselburgh

Lullaby Bay

9st 6lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Kevin Ryan

Won over 5f last May in her first three handicaps and was still running well in the autumn, including when beaten a nose in a classified over C&D; left Karl Burke and soundly beaten in a French Listed race on reappearance, which sees cheekpieces (tried twice, not at her best) return today.

10/1

12th
1 (7)
Digital

25/1

Form: 2738-0 CD

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Won a C&D novice in 2020 but last of 13 three weeks ago when he made his first return visit; chance on some 2022 form and he was third of 18 in 5f handicap in Bahrain in December, but that latest run is a concern, for all that it came from a low draw.

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No Results Found

Form: 84830- D

Last run: 272 days

W: 9st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Peak ratings in 2020 and 2021 but he was twice on the premises on turf last season; off since August; same owners but has left Adam West.

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6th

6

(5)

3rd May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

15:15 Goodwood

Live In The Moment

9st 4lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Alice Haynes

led, headed over 2f out, lost position over 1f out, weakened final 110yds

14/1

16/1

Form: 9350-4 D

Last run: 45 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Peak ratings at 5f on good to firm, including wins at Windsor last May and June; mixed in his five runs for this yard but last month's reappearance was satisfactory and he'd be highly competitive if returning to his best.

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2nd

6

(3)

15th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 6

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Resilience

9st 7lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Craig Lidster

Losing run is up to 16 but he's on a much reduced mark and has reached the frame on Tapeta (5f) in his last three starts; was sent off favourite in all of those runs and he's respected back at this track.

4/1

7/1

Form: /1062- D

Last run: 238 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Has been taken to post early; won Leicester maiden (5f, good) last May on debut for this stable; back-to-form second of 15 in handicap at York (5f, good) in September when last seen, making most and beaten a neck; still low mileage and brings potential.

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8th

6

(5)

19th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 6

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Sacred Jewel

9st 8lb

J: Ryan Sexton

T: Julie Camacho

Made a winning stable debut at Leicester in May 2022; record since is patchy but she ran well for second behind an unexposed opponent at Southwell when last seen ten weeks ago; races off the same mark today and claims if returning in similar form.

10/1

2nd

6

(5)

10th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 4f 214y

Class 5

20:00 Southwell (AW)

Sacred Jewel

9st 3lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Julie Camacho

Interesting on her 3yo form, notably a near miss in a big field at York 13 months ago, but she's been out of sorts in four runs this year; too much to prove.

20/1

7th

8

(2)

27th Sep 2023

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

17:02 Redcar

Sacred Jewel

9st 10lb

J: Ryan Sexton

T: Julie Camacho

Stable back among the winners but this one has plenty to prove after three modest runs this season.

25/1

Form: 51101- D

Last run: 221 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

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10th

6

(11)

8th Sep 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 4

14:35 Haydock

Riversway

9st 8lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: Julie Camacho

Down the field at Doncaster and Thirsk the last twice and needs to bounce back but she won over C&D (good to firm) in June and the first-time cheekpieces and return to this track could both give her a boost.

16/1

14th

5

(13)

11th Aug 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 4

16:10 Thirsk

Riversway

9st 10lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Julie Camacho

Progressive sprinter last summer and she produced a career best when winning a 5f handicap at Haydock in June; below par at Doncaster five weeks ago having taking a strong hold in the early stages; still not fully exposed and an end-to-end gallop could spark something extra from her.

12/1

6th

3

(6)

7th Jul 2023

Good

0m 5f 3y

Class 4

14:55 Doncaster

Riversway

9st 7lb

J: Cieren Fallon

T: Julie Camacho

in touch with leaders

9/2

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Payout
Exacta £2215.00
Straight Forecast £977.10
Tricast £8087.30
Trifecta £14154.00

Selections

RP Ratings:

Rock Melody

POSTDATA:

Monsieur Kodi

SPOTLIGHT:

Dun Na Sead

Daily Mirror:

Riversway

The Times:

Sacred Jewel

The Star:

Mattice

The Sun:

Abduction

NEWMARKET:

Live In The Moment

TOPSPEED:

Good Earth

Daily Record:

Monsieur Kodi

Telegraph:

Rock Melody

D Express:

Rock Melody