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William Hill Pick Your Places Handicap

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  • 1m 1f 201y
  • Class 6
  • 14 runners
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William Hill Pick Your Places Handicap

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.10
  • Place: £2.40

Form: 376-53

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Still a maiden and has not proved straightforward; no improvement in a couple of AW contests for new stable this year, modest third latest; another 2lb drop reflects his profile.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7

21st Apr 2024

Good

1m 7f 50y

Class 4

14:32 Wincanton

Chester Tonik

10st 10lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Alexandra Dunn

Flat winner; suffered a heavy defeat on sole hurdles attempt; something to prove back under this code.

50/1

9th

14

(5)

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 2f 37y

Class 5

16:53 Bath

Chester Tonik

8st 12lb

J: Joe Leavy

T: Alexandra Dunn

1m2f winner on good to soft last May and a good second on soft ground in July, both from the front; left Peter Chapple-Hyam for 12,000gns in October and tailed off in January (2m, soft; when 200-1 for hurdles debut) on his only run since, which raises a doubt.

16/1

13/2

  • Place: £4.20

Form: 41-624

Last run: 62 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Consistent in handicaps and scored at Leicester (1m, good to firm) on last turf appearance; close fourth to Ectocross at Lingfield on latest AW start; holds solid claims back in this sphere.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

8th

12

(8)

6th May 2024

Soft

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

18:00 Windsor

Fullforward

9st 4lb

J: William Carson

T: Michael Madgwick

His second win (from 24 starts) came over 11.4f on good ground here last August but he did not fare so well here on soft or heavy in October; consistent sort who's fit from AW and on a competitive mark but there's a bit for him to prove in the mud.

11/1

4th

9

(8)

5th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

Class 6

14:00 Lingfield (AW)

Fullforward

9st 5lb

J: William Carson

T: Michael Madgwick

Consistent sort who comes here on the back of a good second of ten in 1m4f Kempton handicap 44 days ago; he can make his presence felt once more.

10/1

8/1

  • Place: £3.10

Form: 65333-

Last run: 175 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Showed some improvement by earning three bronze medals on AW last autumn, very close third at Chelmsford (1m2f) latest occasion; likely player off same mark, provided she returns in similar form.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

4

(3)

10th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 2f 50y

Class 5

19:09 Nottingham

Pink Lily

9st 11lb

J: Alec Voikhansky

T: Richard Hannon

A three-time 1m2f winner in 2023 who arrives on the back of a good third of 13 in Chelmsford handicap 27 days ago; she can go well again.

5/1

13/2

Form: 90-528 BF

Last run: 27 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Nearly opened his account at Kempton (1m, AW) in March and fared better than the bare result (hampered, eased once held) when beaten favourite at Bath last month; bred to stay this new trip; remains of interest.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

13

(5)

12th Jul 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

20:00 Kempton (AW)

Double Down

9st 1lb

J: Jim Crowley

T: Tom Ward

0-10 but placed in his last four attempts on the AW off similar marks to today's, including twice over C&D; closely matched with a few of these on recent form and should go well again.

4/1

2nd

6

(2)

22nd Jun 2023

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 6

19:30 Lingfield (AW)

Double Down

9st 6lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Tom Ward

in touch with leaders

2/1

3rd

6

(8)

10th Jun 2023

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 6

17:35 Lingfield (AW)

Double Down

9st 6lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Tom Ward

0-8 but he had a near miss off this mark at Kempton (1m, AW) in March and was a creditable third of 12 back at that track two weeks ago; should go well again in a change of headgear and he's respected for in-form yard.

100/30

11/2

Form: 008-28

Last run: 101 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Made an encouraging handicap debut at Lingfield (1m2f, AW) and met trouble at Wolverhampton later in January; gelded and moved out of Seamus Durack's yard since (still with same owner); still unexposed.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10th

10

(3)

1st Jul 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

18:05 Lingfield (AW)

Gasman

9st 0lb

J: William Carson

T: Charles Hills

Well-backed favourite when a fair fifth in a Salisbury handicap (1m2f, good to soft) on his stable debut in May but he hung badly left throughout when tailed off at Bath last time; that took his record to 0-7 and has plenty to prove again after that; tongue-tie back on.

12/1

7th

5

(2)

17th May 2023

Good To Soft

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

18:40 Bath

Gasman

9st 5lb

J: Dane O’Neill

T: Charles Hills

towards rear

100/30

11

(1)

6th May 2023

Good To Soft

1m 1f 197y

Class 5

17:00 Goodwood

Gasman

8st 12lb

J: Robert Havlin

T: Charles Hills

Six-race maiden; kept on for fifth at Sailsbury (1m2f, good to soft; back from layoff) on Thursday when making debut for new yard; may build on that effort; not dismissed.

13/2

16/1

Form: 5406-

Last run: 205 days

W: 8st 9lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Hold weak claims on 2yo form (6f/1m) and, judged on breeding, looks a doubtful stayer upped to 1m2f; best watched unless the market signals contradict the bare facts.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

8

(3)

20th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 1f 207y

Class 6

18:45 Brighton

Jimmy Mark

9st 5lb

J: William Cox

T: Stuart Kittow

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, outpaced over 1f out

10/1

Form: 7-5244

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Seven-race maiden; campaigned in AW handicaps this year, peak effort when solid second (split subsequent winners) over 1m4f at Wolverhampton in February; has a fighting chance on that form.

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No / Draw
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Verdict Starting price

10

(11)

18th May 2023

Good To Soft

1m 4f 5y

Class 5

16:55 Salisbury

Think Champagne

8st 9lb

J: J F Egan

T: Tony Carroll

Still to win after eight starts but his close second over 1m4f at Wolverhampton in February represents a very strong piece of form for the grade; disappointing that he hasn't built on it since but he has the ability to go close if the addition of cheekpieces has the desired effect.

10/1

7th

9

(14)

4th May 2023

Soft

1m 1f 201y

Class 6

15:50 Salisbury

Think Champagne

9st 5lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Tony Carroll

Seven-race maiden; campaigned in AW handicaps this year, peak effort when solid second (split subsequent winners) over 1m4f at Wolverhampton in February; has a fighting chance on that form.

7/1

4th

2

(2)

8th Apr 2023

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 6

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Think Champagne

9st 11lb

J: Pat Cosgrave

T: Tony Carroll

Looked sure to win races when beaten a short head over C&D in February, but failed to confirm form with fifth-placed Margaret Beaufort when over 6l behind that rival back here 11 days later; may not have been suited by the steady pace there and a player if bouncing back.

2/1

4/1

Form: 000-13 D

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Related to winners for his connections; has duly improved in handicaps (1m2f) this term, landing a gamble at Lingfield (AW) then creditable third at Nottingham; remains open to further progress; respected.

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Verdict Starting price

7th

16

(11)

3rd Nov 2023

Soft

1m 2f 0y

Class 3

14:00 Newmarket

Ectocross

8st 6lb

J: Georgia Dobie

T: Simon Dow

midfield, switched left over 2f out, ridden and no impression over 1f out

14/1

2nd

8

(8)

11th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

1m 2f 50y

Class 4

16:57 Nottingham

Ectocross

8st 12lb

J: David Probert

T: Simon Dow

prominent

4/1

14/1

Form: 576

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 10lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Has failed to progress in three AW races; not obviously well treated but Taylor Fisher takes off a handy 5lb and there is potential for improvement now handicapping on turf in first-time headgear.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

1

(5)

4th May 2023

Soft

1m 1f 201y

Class 6

15:50 Salisbury

Seahrena

9st 10lb

J: Taylor Fisher

T: Archie Watson

Has failed to progress in three AW races; not obviously well treated but Taylor Fisher takes off a handy 5lb and there is potential for improvement now handicapping on turf in first-time headgear.

14/1

6th

6

(1)

30th Mar 2023

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 3

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Seahrena

8st 13lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Archie Watson

took keen hold, held up in rear but in touch with leaders, shaken up 3f out

33/1

7th

7

(3)

11th Mar 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 4

18:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Seahrena

9st 2lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Archie Watson

12-1 when fifth of nine on her Newcastle debut (7f, Tapeta) last month; bred to appreciate the big step up in trip and no surprise to see a better performance.

12/1

OUR TIP

Form: 75731-

Last run: 167 days

W: 9st 10lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Absent since getting off the mark at Kempton (1m, AW) in November; could remain competitive off only 2lb higher, provided he stays this longer trip (not guaranteed, solely on breeding).

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

10

(12)

12th Jul 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

20:00 Kempton (AW)

J J Stingleton

9st 4lb

J: Kaiya Fraser

T: Dominic Ffrench Davis

Made it sixth-time lucky in a nursery over C&D last November and showed he retained ability when fourth at Bath (1m, good) in May and at Lingfield (1m, Polytrack) last month (behind a couple of these); not so good when last of 12 at Newbury (1m, good) six days ago and needs to bounce back.

10/1

12th

10

(9)

6th Jul 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

21:00 Newbury

J J Stingleton

8st 13lb

J: Connor Planas

T: Dominic Ffrench Davis

prominent

14/1

4th

2

(3)

10th Jun 2023

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 6

17:35 Lingfield (AW)

J J Stingleton

9st 9lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Dominic Ffrench Davis

Ended his 2yo campaign with a narrow win at Kempton (1m, AW) in November; finished in rear over 1m2f at Salisbury on his return last month but he got back in the groove with a close fourth at Bath (1m, good) last time; went down fighting under a positive ride in that race and he's respected back on Polytrack.

9/2

11th
7 (2)
Quizlet

25/1

Form: 976-65

Last run: 63 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

0-5 for Charlie Fellowes; showed some promise at Wolverhampton on handicap debut but didn't fare so well last time (again on AW); sold for just 1,600gns since; others preferred.

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Verdict Starting price

4

(2)

18th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 4f 5y

Class 6

17:45 Salisbury

Quizlet

8st 13lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Mark Gillard

Out of the frame in all six starts and was beaten a long way on stable debut here (1m2f, good to soft) last month; needs the longer trip and application of blinkers (has worn cheekpieces) to make a big difference.

33/1

7

(2)

27th May 2023

Good To Firm

1m 4f 5y

Class 6

20:10 Salisbury

Quizlet

8st 13lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Mark Gillard

Form: 048-4

Last run: 28 days

W: 8st 9lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Hinted at improvement in Chelmsford handicap (1m2f, AW) on reappearance but was only a modest fourth, beaten about 9l; needs to show much better form back on turf.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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6th

8

(7)

13th Jul 2023

Good To Firm

1m 2f 17y

Class 6

20:40 Epsom

Delightfully Yours

8st 4lb

J: Isobel Francis

T: Jim Boyle

dwelt start, in rear, headway and briefly led 8f out, soon headed and raced in second, lost second and outpaced 3f out, hung left and weakened over 1f out

66/1

10th

13

(7)

5th Jul 2023

Good

1m 4f 6y

Class 6

21:00 Epsom

Delightfully Yours

8st 4lb

J: Georgia Dobie

T: Jim Boyle

No form claims after six races, in cheekpieces when up to 1m4f on latest (last of 12 for second run in succession); now sports a visor.

40/1

12th

11

(4)

6th Jun 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

Class 6

20:10 Lingfield (AW)

Delightfully Yours

9st 1lb

J: Paddy Bradley

T: Jim Boyle

Unexposed after only five runs but was soundly beaten off basement marks in her two handicaps (both 1m2f); upped in trip with cheekpieces added today.

33/1

Form: 0-1505

Last run: 34 days

W: 8st 9lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

8

(4)

28th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

20:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Alicefromumbridge

8st 13lb

J: Christian Howarth

T: Rebecca Woodman

in rear

16/1

7th

11

(3)

14th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Alicefromumbridge

8st 11lb

J: William Cox

T: Rebecca Woodman

Won a 1m classified event at Lingfield in January but she hasn't really progressed since; didn't run badly in this headgear behind Daisy Roots nine days ago, without suggesting she would be coming out on top.

33/1

8th

12

(2)

5th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 6

16:15 Lingfield (AW)

Alicefromumbridge

8st 11lb

J: Christian Howarth

T: Rebecca Woodman

Sprang a 33-1 surprise over C&D on her handicap debut in January; no progress since and although she ran creditably on turf here eight weeks ago, the addition of cheekpieces isn't enough to tempt today.

16/1

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Payout
Exacta £1123.00
Straight Forecast £1015.90
Tricast £10763.50
Trifecta £12952.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Ectocross

The Times:

Seahrena

POSTDATA:

Think Champagne

The Sun:

Gasman

NEWMARKET:

Chester Tonik

WEST COUNTRY:

Quizlet

RP Ratings:

Ectocross

Telegraph:

Ectocross

The Guardian:

Ectocross

Daily Mail:

Ectocross

D Express:

Ectocross

Daily Mirror:

Ectocross

The Star:

Ectocross

Daily Record:

Ectocross