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16:45 Hamilton

Good To Soft

Sky Bet Sunday Series Fillies’ Handicap

  • Prize money: £14946.6
  • 1m 1f 35y
  • Class 4
  • 14 runners
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Sky Bet Sunday Series Fillies’ Handicap

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.00
  • Place: £1.70

Form: 353-12 C

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 4lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Improved form when winning on last month's reappearance at Chelmsford (1m2f, AW) and solid second at Doncaster (1m2f, soft) since; versatile ground-wise and won on her sole visit here; could be in the mix.

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7th

7

(10)

12th May 2024

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 4

16:17 Newcastle (AW)

My Little Queens

9st 4lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Richard Fahey

dwelt start, in rear, switched to centre 3f out

7/2

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3/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 2215-5

Last run: 66 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Won Ripon maiden (1m2f, good) last August on her third start; fair fifth since in her two handicaps, with 1m perhaps too short on the first occasion, and she could improve for her March comeback outing; retains potential.

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8th

1

(2)

30th Jun 2023

Good

1m 2f 70y

Class 3

20:00 Chester

Nigwa

10st 0lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Edward Bethell

Good second back on the grass at Hamilton (1m1f, good to soft) last month; fair fourth at Ripon (1m2f, good to firm) since; likeable and consistent but doesn't obviously have much in hand off her mark.

7/1

4th

5

(7)

1st Jun 2023

Good

1m 1f 170y

Class 3

16:20 Ripon

Nigwa

8st 13lb

J: Callum Rodriguez

T: Edward Bethell

Kept on well for close second in fillies' handicap at Hamilton (1m1f, good to soft) last time; this lightly raced 4yo won a C&D maiden (good) last August and is open to improvement now back up in distance; likely player.

9/4

2nd

3

(2)

14th May 2023

Good To Soft

1m 1f 35y

Class 4

16:45 Hamilton

Nigwa

9st 9lb

J: Callum Rodriguez

T: Edward Bethell

slowly into stride, towards rear on inner

3/1

12/1

  • Place: £5.30

Form: 517-3

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 1lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Won Newcastle maiden (7f, AW) on the middle of her three 2yo runs and returned with close third of six on last month's handicap debut at Southwell (1m, AW); this 3yo is open to further improvement and could be a contender.

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3rd

25

(18)

23rd Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 2

17:00 Ascot

Balalaika

8st 6lb

J: Hayley Turner

T: Rebecca Menzies

Has finished a close third this spring in her first two handicaps (1m/1m1f, AW/good to soft); however, today's race is much more competitive and she is likely to be vulnerable.

50/1

3rd

10

(10)

14th May 2023

Good To Soft

1m 1f 35y

Class 4

16:45 Hamilton

Balalaika

9st 1lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Rebecca Menzies

took keen hold, prominent

12/1

3rd

3

(3)

14th Apr 2023

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 3

18:30 Southwell (AW)

Balalaika

9st 8lb

J: Paul Hanagan

T: Rebecca Menzies

led, increased tempo 2f out, ridden 1f out, headed inside final furlong, soon lost second

10/1

Form: 079-44

Last run: 6 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Last August's two wins came over 1m2f/1m4f but today's drop back in trip is worth exploring with this headstrong filly; fair fourth on consecutive days this month (1m3f/1m2f) and she's an each-way possible.

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9th

6

(4)

12th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

14:10 Ayr

Sophiesticate

9st 9lb

J: Alex Jary

T: Jim Goldie

Won off this mark at Musselburgh (1m4f, good) in June and good second over this C&D (good) in August; has also run well on soft this term; however, she's finished down the field the last twice; has to get back on track.

16/1

5th

6

(4)

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

1m 0f 68y

Class 3

15:40 Hamilton

Sophiesticate

8st 7lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Jim Goldie

Resumed winning ways at Musselburgh (1m4f) in June and largely in good form since until beating only one at Ayr (1m2f) 11 days ago; this drop to 1m isn't certain to suit and she's 3lb out of the handicap too.

20/1

6th

4

(6)

21st Sep 2023

Good

1m 2f 0y

Class 4

15:35 Ayr

Sophiesticate

9st 6lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Jim Goldie

All wins in Scottish races on good ground (placed on soft once); ran creditably (2l second) in first-time hood over C&D most recently and again may not be far away; headgear retained.

13/2

Form: 24-515

Last run: 24 days

W: 8st 11lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Best form has come on AW but she has won on turf and perhaps soft ground didn't suit when back on grass at Ripon last month; won at Newcastle (1m, AW) prior to that and this 3yo is not ruled out.

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7th

7

(6)

2nd Sep 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

17:15 Chelmsford (AW)

Centre Court

9st 8lb

J: Archie Young

T: Charlie Johnston

Good and bad since making all off 1lb higher at Newcastle back in the spring (1m); stable's handicappers can return to form from out of the blue but others have more pressing claims.

12/1

6th

2

(3)

25th Aug 2023

Good To Soft

1m 1f 35y

Class 4

17:45 Hamilton

Centre Court

9st 9lb

J: Franny Norton

T: Charlie Johnston

Made all at Newcastle (1m, AW) in April and up with that form when front-running fifth of 14 over C&D (good to soft) in May; needs to perform better than on last three starts, though; 1l behind Alethiometer on latest.

10/1

5th

7

(4)

12th Aug 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 219y

Class 4

14:38 Redcar

Centre Court

9st 6lb

J: Ben Curtis

T: Charlie Johnston

Won over the straight mile at Newcastle (AW) in April and posted another good effort over a straight mile when fourth off mark 3lb higher than today's at Doncaster (good) in June; however, needs to bounce back from two substandard efforts later in June.

8/1

Form: 310-

Last run: 190 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Godolphin cast-off who won Redcar novice (1m, good to soft) last October on her second start; tailed off in Listed race at Doncaster (1m2f, heavy) in November but has potential off opening mark in view of previous promise.

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11/1

Form: 6503-7 CD

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Having had wind surgery she ran okay in mid-division on last month's reappearance at Beverley (8.4f, good to soft); could improve for that run and she's now 2lb lower than when winning this last year; respected.

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9th

13

(15)

7th Oct 2023

Good

0m 7f 219y

Class 2

16:30 Redcar

Crown Princess

8st 6lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Ollie Pears

Narrowly repelled Shaladar off 1lb lower over C&D in August (good) but needs to bounce back after two lesser shows.

16/1

10th

5

(12)

23rd Sep 2023

Good To Firm

1m 1f 0y

Class 4

17:10 Newmarket

Crown Princess

10st 11lb

J: Miss Chelsea Brooks

T: Ollie Pears

Below her best at Redcar last time but won there the time before off just 2lb lower (1m, good) and she's capable of bouncing back.

20/1

6th

8

(5)

26th Aug 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 219y

Class 4

18:00 Redcar

Crown Princess

9st 10lb

J: Graham Lee

T: Ollie Pears

Recorded her fourth turf win when keeping on well to score over C&D (good) two weeks ago; that was a very narrow success but she's only 2lb higher here and won't mind what the weather does; in the mix.

9/2

Form: 1640-6 C

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 7lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Two-time course winner who scored twice last season and could improve for her reappearance run at Musselburgh a fortnight ago, but she was soundly beaten and could do with being dropped a few pounds.

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6th

2

(2)

24th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 5

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Celtic Empress

9st 10lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Heather Main

Still 1lb lower than when last successful and ran with credit when fourth of ten at Goodwood (1m, soft) nine days ago; well beaten in one previous go on the AW (at Kempton) so she does have a bit to prove.

12/1

4th

8

(4)

15th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

17:20 Goodwood

Celtic Empress

9st 7lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Heather Main

Best effort this term when third at Chepstow (1m, good to soft) on penultimate start; exposed mare but is handicapped to go well, having won off 1lb higher here in August 2022; creditable fourth in this race last year.

14/1

25/1

Form: 4319-8 C

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Won here last September (1m3f, good to soft) but soundly beaten the next twice (1m6f/1m4f), most recently on her reappearance at Musselburgh a fortnight ago; drops back down in trip and is probably best watched.

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6th

3

(1)

21st Aug 2023

Soft

1m 4f 13y

Class 5

14:25 Catterick

A La Francaise

11st 0lb

J: Mr Jack Nicholls

T: Jim Goldie

Won at Hamilton (1m3f, good to soft) last September and she returned to form with a very close third at Musselburgh (1m4f, good) ten days ago; she's one to consider under the promising Jack Nicholls.

7/2

3rd

6

(1)

11th Aug 2023

Good

1m 4f 104y

Class 5

14:20 Musselburgh

A La Francaise

9st 2lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Jim Goldie

Off the mark at Hamilton (1m3f, good to soft) last September, and she's been operating near that level in her last three starts; these improved terms offer a chance to take revenge over Simple Star (Hamilton) and Gibside (York), and she has a good record under the returning Paul Mulrennan.

6/1

5th

11

(5)

14th Jul 2023

Good

1m 3f 188y

Class 4

17:30 York

A La Francaise

9st 3lb

J: Ben Sanderson

T: Jim Goldie

held up in rear, steady headway on near side of group from over 2f out, outpaced and edged left over 1f out, weakened final 110yds

6/1

Form: /2471-

Last run: 316 days

W: 9st 12lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Beverley brings out the best in her but she's capable of running well elsewhere and has a good reappearance record; won at Beverley last July when last seen and could be involved on this comeback run.

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7th

4

(15)

9th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

1m 0f 6y

Class 5

16:00 Pontefract

Casilli

9st 9lb

J: Shane Gray

T: Michael & David Easterby

Beverley specialist (five wins) and 7lb lower than for the most recent in July last year, but has done most of her racing since over further and not sure she has the pace for this now; also has a wide draw to overcome.

14/1

25/1

Form: 2345-4 BF

Last run: 10 days

W: 8st 9lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Last season's wins were over 1m4f/1m3f and there's a doubt regarding this drop back in trip, but Jim Goldie's horses are frequently versatile trip-wise and she reappeared with an encouraging fourth of eight at Ayr (1m2f) ten days ago; could build on that and she's not discounted.

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6th

8

(6)

28th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 5

15:30 Newcastle (AW)

Graces Quest

8st 12lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Jim Goldie

took keen hold, towards rear

14/1

17

27th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 5

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Graces Quest

9st 5lb

J: Mark Winn

T: Jim Goldie

5th

5

(12)

21st Dec 2023

Standard

1m 3f 23y

Class 6

17:45 Southwell (AW)

Graces Quest

9st 8lb

J: Mark Winn

T: Jim Goldie

held up in rear, outpaced 2f out, kept on inside final furlong, too much to do

100/30

9/1

Form: 31-4 D

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Won a three-runner Carlisle novice (1m1f, good to firm) last August on second start; then absent until soundly beaten fourth of nine on recent handicap debut at Doncaster (1m2f, soft); needs to raise her game but her useful pedigree provides optimism in that regard; on the shortlist.

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No Results Found

12/1

Form: 13R645

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

She was a creditable third of 15 in this last year but is just 1-16 on turf (as opposed to 4-19) on AW and made no impact at Musselburgh a fortnight ago; refused to race at Newcastle four starts ago.

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0

11

(6)

8th Dec 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 4

15:45 Newcastle (AW)

Vindobala

9st 5lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Sam England

Has refused to race three times this year, twice at this track including behind several of these rivals on latest appearance (favourite); she was in a good mood when winning over C&D three days before that but there's no guarantee she'll be in the same frame of mind.

7/1

0

5

(8)

3rd Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 5

15:40 Newcastle (AW)

Vindobala

9st 9lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Sam England

reluctant to race

5/1

1st

4

(11)

31st Oct 2023

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 5

17:45 Newcastle (AW)

Vindobala

9st 10lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Sam England

took keen hold, midfield on near side of group, smooth headway to lead over 2f out, ridden and faced challenge inside final furlong, edged right inside final 110yds, ran on

6/1

Form: 24829-

Last run: 176 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Won on last year's reappearance; 0-6 subsequently but she was pretty consistent and is on a competitive mark for this first run of 2023.

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7th

1

(7)

14th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 212y

Class 4

16:50 Haydock

Scotch Mistress

10st 2lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: David O’Meara

Tongue tied last three starts, back to some form on latest when coming from the back for fourth of nine at Beverley (8.4f, good to firm); needs to build on that and peak 2022 form gives hope.

9/1

4th

3

(9)

31st May 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 100y

Class 4

16:10 Beverley

Scotch Mistress

9st 9lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: David O’Meara

Tongue tied last two starts, 20-1 latterly when last of 14 on recent reappearance; each-way chance if she reverts to her best form of 2022 but she is unraced on firmer than good.

14/1

14th

2

(14)

14th May 2023

Good To Soft

1m 1f 35y

Class 4

16:45 Hamilton

Scotch Mistress

9st 11lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: David O’Meara

held up in rear

12/1

Form: 565125 C BF

Last run: 2 days

W: 8st 6lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Won at Redcar (1m2f, soft) last month and came clear with unexposed winner when runner-up at Musselburgh (1m, good to soft) a fortnight ago; this 3yo has a progressive profile and could play a leading role; declared 7.30 Nottingham Friday.

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1st

4

(5)

23rd Jun 2023

Good

1m 0f 208y

Class 5

20:25 Musselburgh

Iatos Angel

9st 8lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Keith Dalgleish

slowly into stride, held up in last

5/1

4th

8

(11)

3rd Jun 2023

Good

1m 0f 208y

Class 3

15:40 Musselburgh

Iatos Angel

8st 8lb

J: Danny Sheehy

T: Keith Dalgleish

midfield, pushed along and headway over 2f out, soon ridden, no extra final furlong

10/1

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Selections

POSTDATA:

My Little Queens

The Times:

Invisible Friend

RP RATINGS:

Nigwa

SPOTLIGHT:

Crown Princess

The Sun:

Balalaika

Telegraph:

Invisible Friend

D Express:

Nigwa

TOPSPEED:

Crown Princess

Daily Mirror:

My Little Queens

The Star:

My Little Queens

Daily Record:

My Little Queens