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Sky Sports Racing Sky 415 Apprentice Handicap

  • Prize money: £3245.08
  • 1m 2f 42y
  • Class 6
  • 10 runners
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Sky Sports Racing Sky 415 Apprentice Handicap

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Rain

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.34
  • Place: £1.30

Form: 043474 D

Last run: 3 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Has done a lot of recent racing over 1m but last summer's win came over 1m2f and he's been threatening lately; is now 0-21 on the AW though.

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

8th

16

(9)

14th Oct 2023

Good

1m 2f 56y

Class 4

16:45 York

Iron Sheriff

8st 9lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Roger Fell & Sean Murray

in rear

50/1

4th

1

(9)

26th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

1m 1f 207y

Class 6

14:15 Beverley

Iron Sheriff

10st 1lb

J: Jonny Peate

T: Roger Fell & Sean Murray

Not been in the best of form (13l-sixth here last week) since Pontefract win in June (1m2f, good to firm); has won on soft, but ideally suited by quicker ground; others appeal more.

14/1

6th

3

(7)

20th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 1f 207y

Class 5

17:10 Beverley

Iron Sheriff

9st 8lb

J: Jonny Peate

T: Roger Fell & Sean Murray

Dual course winner, including C&D; acts on soft; has won three times over 1m2f this season but last two efforts suggest that the handicapper has his measure at present.

14/1

12/1

  • Place: £4.00

Form: 45437-

Last run: 220 days

W: 9st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

No problem with 1m6f last autumn and comes right back down in trip after seven months off; is a half-brother to a course winner, which is a positive on his AW debut.

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1st

8

(10)

3rd May 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 6

20:30 Newcastle (AW)

Marcello Si

9st 1lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Michael Dods

Handy sort who was 0-13 before winning twice here (7f/1m) in January; not disgraced of late, but has a bit to find with Brother Dave on a couple of recent meetings.

5/1

4th

4

(1)

31st Mar 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 6

17:00 Southwell (AW)

Marcello Si

9st 8lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Michael Dods

Late-bloomer who has scored twice at Newcastle this year (maiden previously); creditable second there (7f) last time, without proving a match for subsequent scorer; likely player off same mark.

4/1

2nd

5

(8)

12th Mar 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 6

17:40 Newcastle (AW)

Marcello Si

9st 5lb

J: Sean Kirrane

T: Michael Dods

prominent

5/2

6/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: -73193

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Dual Wolverhampton winner, including for Madi Patzelt; has a mixed record round here but continues in form, faring well over shorter in a race not run to suit last time.

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

20

27th Dec 2023

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1m 0f 142y

Class 6

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Caracristi

8st 13lb

T: Philip Kirby

9th

11

(8)

18th Dec 2023

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1m 1f 104y

Class 6

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Caracristi

9st 0lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Philip Kirby

Won this race off 5lb higher last year; best recent effort when close fourth behind Star Of St Louis, Gypsy Whisper and Naadyaa here on penultimate start; inconsistent of late but can't be ruled out.

10/1

20/1

Form: 7/68

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 11lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Poor effort in one start for the Gosden yard as a 3yo and hasn't achieved much in two runs for her current one over 1m here; would want to see good support before considering her.

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0

8

(10)

8th Sep 2023

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1m 0f 5y

Class 6

18:10 Newcastle (AW)

Aljardaa

9st 4lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Patrick Morris

Showed a glimmer of promise when fourth on her 1m2f course handicap debut but down the field back here (1m2f again and 1m4f) since; connections have had a rethink about the trip.

25/1

9th

9

(8)

3rd Aug 2023

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1m 4f 98y

Class 5

17:32 Newcastle (AW)

Aljardaa

9st 0lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Patrick Morris

Five-race maiden whose last two performances, both over 1m2f here, give mixed messages with regards to this step up in distance; the penultimate one offers hope for improvement.

20/1

8th

3

(3)

21st Jun 2023

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1m 2f 42y

Class 6

17:19 Newcastle (AW)

Aljardaa

9st 9lb

J: Gina Mangan

T: Patrick Morris

Struggled in her sole run for the Gosden yard in May 2021; well held at this track in her three runs this year but she made some late gains when fourth in a C&D handicap last time; still has potential and could get involved if she can build on that last run.

16/1

4/1

Form: 75-571 C

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

Out of a middle-distance winner for Mark Johnston and popped up from nowhere over 1m4f here last month; had a bit in hand for Amie Waugh that day, so has fair claims again off a 5lb higher mark.

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6th

3

(10)

8th Sep 2023

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1m 4f 98y

Class 6

14:10 Newcastle (AW)

Ideal Dream

9st 8lb

J: Amie Waugh

T: John Davies

took keen hold, prominent, pulled way into lead after 2f, headed over 1f out, weakened final furlong

12/1

10

(12)

13th Jun 2023

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1m 6f 21y

Class 6

14:30 Southwell (AW)

Ideal Dream

9st 2lb

J: P J McDonald

T: John Davies

Having her first run over 1m4f when winning from out of the blue at Newcastle in April; failed to match that form when failing to settle back over 1m2f there in May, which spells danger over this new trip.

20/1

5th

3

(2)

5th May 2023

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1m 2f 42y

Class 6

17:35 Newcastle (AW)

Ideal Dream

9st 9lb

J: Amie Waugh

T: John Davies

Out of a middle-distance winner for Mark Johnston and popped up from nowhere over 1m4f here last month; had a bit in hand for Amie Waugh that day, so has fair claims again off a 5lb higher mark.

4/1

12/1

Form: 04759-

Last run: 206 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 46

Form & Verdict

Maiden who's been absent for seven months but isn't without hope at this level, switched from blinkers to cheekpieces.

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10th

7

(4)

1st May 2024

Soft

1m 0f 6y

Class 6

17:35 Pontefract

Mr Heinz

9st 2lb

J: Phil Dennis

T: Simon Whitaker

Got off the mark at Newcastle (1m) in October but he looked rusty after five months off when beating only one there (1m2f) on his return 23 days ago; it would come as no surprise if he took a big step forward with cheekpieces back on.

10/1

11th

9

(12)

8th Apr 2024

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1m 2f 42y

Class 6

14:20 Newcastle (AW)

Mr Heinz

8st 13lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Simon Whitaker

Won when dropped back to 1m here last October and ran well in defeat over 1m here the next twice; he's well worth another go at today's distance and could be in the mix if at the top of his game on this reappearance.

11/2

Form: 0646-5

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 10lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Regressed sharply over various trips last year; again didn't look to see out 1m4f behind Ideal Dream on her comeback here three weeks ago, although offering more from the front, and that gave something to build on.

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Verdict Starting price

7th

5

(6)

12th May 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:05 Ripon

Fire Eyes

9st 3lb

J: Brandon Wilkie

T: Lawrence Mullaney

held up in rear

12/1

7th

2

(5)

5th May 2023

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

17:35 Newcastle (AW)

Fire Eyes

9st 10lb

J: Sean Kirrane

T: Lawrence Mullaney

Regressed sharply over various trips last year; again didn't look to see out 1m4f behind Ideal Dream on her comeback here three weeks ago, although offering more from the front, and that gave something to build on.

6/1

5th

2

(2)

13th Apr 2023

Standard

1m 4f 98y

Class 6

14:10 Newcastle (AW)

Fire Eyes

9st 11lb

J: Brandon Wilkie

T: Lawrence Mullaney

Easy winner of a 1m4f novice auction event at Kempton in August 2021, her final start for George Boughey; disappointing in 2022 but she starts this campaign off a much-reduced mark as a consequence; risky.

20/1

12/1

Form: -80357

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Had plenty of chances at this sort of level over the winter, mainly over a bit further, and looked to have no complaints behind two of tonight's rivals here three weeks ago.

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Verdict Starting price

11th

10

(1)

5th Jun 2023

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

17:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Selfish Brian

9st 2lb

J: Alex Jary

T: Stella Barclay

On a modest run of form in final starts for Nigel Tinkler but better treated now than when going close over 1m3f at Southwell in December and new trainer is enjoying a good run; turnaround on the cards.

10/1

8th

8

(7)

5th May 2023

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

17:35 Newcastle (AW)

Selfish Brian

9st 4lb

J: Alex Jary

T: Nigel Tinkler

Had plenty of chances at this sort of level over the winter, mainly over a bit further, and looked to have no complaints behind two of tonight's rivals here three weeks ago.

12/1

7th

5

(4)

13th Apr 2023

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1m 4f 98y

Class 6

14:10 Newcastle (AW)

Selfish Brian

9st 6lb

J: Alex Jary

T: Nigel Tinkler

Infrequent winner but he has run some good races in defeat this winter and conditions shouldn't be an issue; each-way claims again.

8/1

OUR TIP

Form: 4/0355

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Favourite for his first two runs in handicaps and this mark ought to be within range; stamina is the question, going beyond an extended 1m for the first time, especially with him being out of a sprinter.

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Form: -69356

Last run: 3 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Turned over as favourite a couple of times since leaving Ireland and again ran below market expectations behind Iron Sheriff over 1m here on Tuesday; it's becoming hard to retain the faith.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10th

11

(11)

22nd Nov 2023

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1m 0f 0y

16:40 Dundalk (AW)

Our Dickie

8st 8lb

J: Siobhan Rutledge

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

Well beaten in three runs for his current stable, including over C&D last time; new headgear tried here but looks up against it.

33/1

14th

13

(14)

10th Nov 2023

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1m 0f 0y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Our Dickie

8st 12lb

J: Shane Foley

T: Ian Patrick Donoghue

towards rear of midfield

20/1

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Exacta £531.00
Straight Forecast £613.10
Tricast £3747.50
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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Ideal Dream

The Sun:

Caracristi

Telegraph:

Fire Eyes

Daily Mail:

Marcello Si

POSTDATA:

Iron Sheriff

RP RATINGS:

Ideal Dream

The Times:

Ideal Dream

Daily Mirror:

Ideal Dream

Daily Record:

Ideal Dream

The Star:

Caracristi

The Guardian:

Fire Eyes