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Vickers.Bet Weekly Free Bet Club Restricted Novice Stakes (For horses In Bands C And D) (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £3240
  • 0m 5f 0y
  • Class 5
  • 13 runners
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Vickers.Bet Weekly Free Bet Club Restricted Novice Stakes (For horses In Bands C And D) (GBB Race)

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

20/1 (Won)

  • Win: £9.00
  • Place: £2.30

Form:

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 4lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

11-1 when 14th of the 16 runners on his debut in the Brocklesby at Doncaster (5f, heavy) five weeks ago; may be capable of more on this better ground but he still needs to take a big step forward.

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4th

1

(2)

25th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 7y

Class 4

14:55 Hamilton

Sankari

9st 9lb

J: Jason Hart

T: John Quinn

Record is 2-7, the wins gained in novice events at Thirsk (soft) and this course (good); creditable third of five in AW nursery last time; holds solid-looking claims off 2lb lower back here.

7/2

33/1

  • Place: £4.80

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 4lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

April foal by Unfortunately; 28,000euros yearling; half-brother to Italian 5.5f/7f winner Secret Of Malta; dam 6f winner (RPR 69), half-sister to winners up to 1m out of 5.7f winning sister to 5f Group 1 (Abbaye) winner Avonbridge and half-sister to Abbaye winner Patavellian; speedily bred but stable not known for winning newcomers.

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9th

2

(10)

2nd Oct 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

19:00 Newcastle (AW)

Unowho

9st 11lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Ollie Pears

Has gone backwards and is fully exposed now; trainer been in good form lately and his strike-rate with 2yos is up this season but he has a poor record with them here.

10/1

4th

1

(5)

16th Sep 2023

Good

0m 5f 1y

Class 6

16:50 Musselburgh

Unowho

9st 9lb

J: Mark Winn

T: Ollie Pears

towards rear

12/1

6th

4

(1)

1st Sep 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 5

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Unowho

9st 6lb

J: Harry Russell

T: Ollie Pears

Creditable second at Thirsk on debut (5f, soft) but hasn't really progressed; not run to his best over 6f so far and others may have greater potential; blinkers added for nursery debut.

8/1

3rd
9 (10)
Bellarchi

15/2

  • Place: £2.70

Form:

Last run:

W: 8st 13lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

April foal by Mehmas; £30,000 yearling; dam twice-raced French 5f 2yo winner (RPR 77), out of multiple 7f AW winner, is granddaughter of 9.4f AW winning sister to 1m4f Group 1 winner Mamool; stable not noted for winning 2yo newcomers.

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1st

8

(9)

11th May 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 2

14:05 Ascot

Bellarchi

8st 3lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Grant Tuer

Had a busy 2yo campaign but has trained on well, having won at Southwell (7f, AW) and gone close at Beverley (7.5f) last month; however, faces a stiffer task off new mark at this level.

14/1

Form: 4

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 4lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

15-2 and looked in need of the run when a well-beaten fourth of six on his Musselburgh debut (5f, good to soft) six days ago; should improve and stable won this with a once-raced filly in 2019.

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2nd

6

(7)

2nd May 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 2y

Class 5

20:20 Doncaster

Lochaber

9st 3lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: K R Burke

Went close in soft-ground Ripon nursery when upped to 6f last summer; not in same form on either AW start in March, but arguably ran better than bare facts suggest when sixth at Chelmsford (6f) on latter occasion; has a fighting chance if aided by first-time cheekpieces.

6/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 4lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

March foal by U S Navy Flag; 20,000gns yearling; half-brother to 7f AW winner Unapologetic (RPR 62); dam unraced half-sister to 7f AW winner Javelin and Hong Kong 7f-1m winner Amazing Satchmo out of 6f-1m winning half-sister to Listed-placed 5.5f-7f winner Damika; stable doesn't have many newcomers go in first time so probably best watched.

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6th

1

(2)

15th Apr 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

19:30 Kempton (AW)

Lieutenant Rascal

9st 10lb

J: Benoit De La Sayette

T: George Scott

Didn't achieve much when winning a Brighton maiden (5f, good) last September and both efforts in 5f Tapeta handicaps since returning in February have been no more than fair; this trip more in line with his pedigree and a hood is now given a go, but others make greater appeal.

7/2

Form:

Last run:

W: 8st 13lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

April foal by Invincible Army; half-sister to four winners up to 7f including Taajub (5f-6f including 2yo/AW; RPR 108) and Polish Pride (5f/6f 2yo; 89); dam unraced half-sister to Group winners Notability (1m) and Simon De Montfort (1m2f); looks the part on breeding and stable has a good record with 2yos first time, including a winning 2yo newcomer at the Newmarket Craven meeting; much respected, especially if strong in the market.

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4th

3

(6)

23rd Aug 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

18:32 Leicester

Invincible Tiger

9st 4lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: James Tate

Has improved with each of her three runs and she held off a clear second when a narrow winner at Bath (5.7f, firm) in June; has more to do off this opening mark but she's a half-sister to four winners and should have more to offer; respected on nursery debut.

3/1

1st

3

(2)

28th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 5f 160y

Class 4

18:10 Bath

Invincible Tiger

9st 2lb

J: Franny Norton

T: James Tate

prominent, led when on outer over 1f out, soon shaken up, sustained duel with runner-up inside final furlong, kept on and just did enough

6/4

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

April foal by Equiano; unraced dam closely related to 6f-1m4f winner Pelham Crescent, half-sister to 7f 2yo Group 3 winner Stonemason out of maiden sister to 7f Group 3 winner River Deep; something to like on pedigree but stable not a noted source of winning 2yo newcomers.

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6th

5

(2)

3rd Jun 2023

Good

0m 5f 1y

Class 2

14:30 Musselburgh

Pumpkin Pie

9st 4lb

J: Graham Lee

T: Iain Jardine

held up in midfield, pushed along before halfway, weakened over 1f out

25/1

4th

2

(3)

15th May 2023

Good

0m 5f 1y

Class 4

14:00 Musselburgh

Pumpkin Pie

9st 7lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Iain Jardine

The only runner with experience, having finished seventh of 11 at Thirsk (soft; beaten just over 3l) nine days ago; sets only a modest standard but will gain some advantage if his rivals aren't clued up.

10/1

25/1

Form: 6

Last run: 9 days

W: 8st 11lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

20-1 when a well-beaten sixth of seven on her Beverley debut (5f, good to soft) nine days ago; improvement needed and looks the stable second-string.

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5th

7

(6)

17th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 53y

Class 6

16:00 Leicester

Bellestarr

8st 13lb

J: William Pyle

T: Craig Lidster

Winless after ten outings and she beat only one in five-runner nursery at Newcastle (1m) three weeks ago; others are more persuasive.

15/2

4th

4

(3)

26th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

16:55 Newcastle (AW)

Bellestarr

8st 8lb

J: William Pyle

T: Craig Lidster

0-9, having been placed twice on slow turf at up to 1m, including last time at Musselburgh; remains vulnerable on AW debut.

7/1

3rd

7

(4)

16th Sep 2023

Good

1m 0f 2y

Class 6

16:15 Musselburgh

Bellestarr

8st 3lb

J: William Pyle

T: Craig Lidster

raced in last, headway on outer 2f out, went fourth inside final furlong, went third inside final 110yds, nearest finish

12/1

9th
12 (7)
Another Gift

10/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 8st 11lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

April foal by Harry Angel; £8,000 yearling; sister to 6f/6.5f 2yo winner Bonny Angel (RPR 91); dam French 7.5f AW 2yo winner, half-sister to 6f-7f Group 2 winner Balthazaar's Gift out of half-sister to 1m Listed winner Green Lady; something to like on pedigree, but stable 1-101 with 2yo newcomers since 2019 so she is probably one for another day.

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2nd

5

(2)

18th Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 5f 8y

Class 4

16:15 Nottingham

Another Gift

9st 3lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Ed Dunlop

Campaigned at 6f since handicapping, completing a hat-trick initially but beaten off this mark the last twice (ran creditably on penultimate start); this drop back in trip needs to eke out more from her.

6/1

4th

4

(2)

28th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

16:30 Pontefract

Another Gift

9st 7lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Ed Dunlop

She has made giant strides since handicapping, winning three times in a lower grade before a creditable second at Yarmouth last week (Class 4, soft ground); clear of the third on that occasion so wouldn't be confident the handicapper has her measure just yet.

4/1

2nd

9

(4)

21st Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 6f 3y

Class 4

15:20 Yarmouth

Another Gift

9st 1lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Ed Dunlop

Has won all three nurseries and was good value for her near 2l success at Windsor (6f, good to firm; also won on good) as she didn't get the clearest of passages; has another 7lb to deal with in what looks a stronger race and these softer conditions are a worry (based on past form and her action).

6/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

2,000gns March foal by Coach House; brother to winners Spirit Of May (6f including AW; RPR 94) and Never In Fourth (7f/8.6f AW; 73), half-brother to Italian 6f-1m winner Chassis; dam well held 1m-1m4f maidens (39), half-sister to 1m Listed winner Queen's Love; would be a rare winning newcomer from the stable; best watched unless market suggests otherwise.

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8th

12

(11)

11th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

17:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Bargain Basement

8st 13lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Michael & David Easterby

in touch with leaders

13/2

4th

11

(5)

25th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

16:15 Wolverhampton (AW)

Bargain Basement

8st 3lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Michael & David Easterby

Doesn't have much worthwhile form, beaten 13l in a first-time visor at Haydock (7f; 200-1) when last seen in August; now makes AW/handicap debut, having been gelded.

25/1

9th

10

(6)

11th Aug 2023

Good To Soft

0m 6f 212y

Class 4

19:25 Haydock

Bargain Basement

9st 3lb

J: Callum Rodriguez

T: Michael & David Easterby

Down the field on all four starts (5f/6f); he'd be a surprise winner now up in trip in first-time headgear.

100/1

11th
11 (12)
Yeulan

16/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 8st 13lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

20,000euros May foal by Advertise; 20,000gns yearling; closely related to 7f-8.6f winner River Wharfe (including AW; RPR 73), half-sister to winners Attainment (7f-1m AW including 2yo; 96) and Past Time (KSA 7f; 84); dam 6f 2yo winner (87), sister to 1m winners Muhtaram and Nessita; stable does have the occasional 2yo go in first time so worth a market check.

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6th

7

(2)

2nd May 2024

Soft

0m 5f 217y

Class 5

14:42 Redcar

Yeulan

9st 2lb

J: Jonny Peate

T: Roger Fell & Sean Murray

in touch with leaders, lost position over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong

100/1

8

(2)

25th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 1f 207y

Class 6

17:40 Beverley

Yeulan

8st 9lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: Roger Fell & Sean Murray

Little solid form and hopes appear to rest on this step up in trip having a positive effect; that isn't assured on pedigree.

33/1

8th

5

(6)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

18:15 Newcastle (AW)

Yeulan

9st 0lb

J: Jonny Peate

T: Roger Fell & Sean Murray

Not much solid form to go on and probably flattered by proximity in novice event when last seen four months ago; enough to prove up in trip returned to handicap company.

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

March foal by Dandy Man; 13,000euros yearling; half-brother to winners Poetic Force (prolific 7f-1m2f including 2yo/AW; RPR 92), Anglo Saxson (7f-1m; 77) and Via Del Canto (Italian 7.5f); dam 6.7f-1m winner (including 2yo; 94) out of 1m4f Swedish Listed winner; stable 2-219 with 2yo newcomers since 2019, so will probably improve for the run.

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4

(5)

3rd May 2024

Good

0m 5f 1y

Class 5

13:40 Musselburgh

Obligatory

9st 3lb

J: David Allan

T: Tim Easterby

raced in second, lost second 2f out, soon dropped to rear, weakened final furlong

6/4

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Payout
Exacta £1217.00
Straight Forecast £1343.50
Trifecta £12409.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Invincible Tiger

Telegraph:

Lieutenant Rascal

The Times:

Obligatory

The Guardian:

Bellarchi

POSTDATA:

East Bank

Daily Mirror:

Lochaber

NEWMARKET:

Invincible Tiger

Daily Mail:

Invincible Tiger

D Express:

Invincible Tiger

The Sun:

Invincible Tiger

The Star:

Invincible Tiger

Daily Record:

Invincible Tiger