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18:15 Hamilton

Good To Soft

Sky Bet Sunday Series Stayers’ Handicap

  • Prize money: £14946.6
  • 1m 5f 16y
  • Class 4
  • 12 runners
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Sky Bet Sunday Series Stayers’ Handicap

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

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7/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.80
  • Place: £2.10

Form: 0053-4

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Habitual slow-starter, whose three wins came in the space of four starts in 2021; has edged back down the weights and plenty of 2022 form suggests he has a good mark, which he confirmed last Sunday when a close fourth of 16 in valuable race at Newmarket (1m6f, soft); player.

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

6th

9

(8)

4th May 2024

Good

1m 4f 0y

Class 2

16:10 Newmarket

Geremia

8st 6lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Iain Jardine

Trained by Jim Goldie in 2022 and 2023; reappeared with a close third at Newcastle (AW) and that was over just 1m2f, whereas his wins have been at 1m4f-2m; well treated judged on plenty of 2023 form and can go well on this first run for new yard.

20/1

3rd

5

(6)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 4

17:00 Newcastle (AW)

Geremia

9st 5lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Jim Goldie

dwelt start, midfield, headway and in touch with leaders 3f out

6/1

10/1

  • Place: £5.80

Form: -49551

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

0-14 on AW but his turf mark also edged back down and he made the most of it to win 14-runner race tidily at Doncaster (1m4f, soft) two weeks ago in the returning cheekpieces; has gone back up 4lb but can still go well.

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4th

8

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

16:15 Ffos Las

Dundory

10st 12lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: John O’Shea

Six-time Flat winner who is 0-5 over hurdles but he was a good third in Wincanton handicap (1m7f, heavy) last month and was only beaten around 5l at Ludlow last time; should have more to offer in this sphere and he's in the mix; handles any ground.

15/2

4th

5

2nd Apr 2024

Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 5

16:00 Ludlow

Dundory

10st 10lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: John O’Shea

Six-time Flat winner; did not emerge from rear division on his first three hurdling starts but ran big race when third on last month's handicap debut at Wincanton (1m7f, heavy); 2lb lower here and has cheekpieces (worn for last four Flat wins) refitted; must be considered.

6/1

3rd

8

7th Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 50y

Class 5

16:05 Wincanton

Dundory

11st 1lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: John O’Shea

Multiple turf winner at up to 1m4f on the Flat (RPR 83), where he is not ground dependent; has failed to transfer that ability to this code in three maiden hurdles; may be able to show more now entering handicaps from a workable mark; market check suggested.

10/1

12/1

  • Place: £3.40

Form: 926-46 CD

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

This race was her only win last year and she has just a 1lb higher mark today; acts on good to soft and not discredited on either start this term, so a case can certainly be made.

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Verdict Starting price

4th

2

(6)

30th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

17:15 Ripon

Haizoom

9st 11lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Charlie Johnston

raced in fourth

3/1

3rd

4

(4)

17th Sep 2023

Good

1m 7f 217y

Class 4

17:10 Musselburgh

Haizoom

9st 6lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Charlie Johnston

Made a winning start for current yard at Ripon (2m) in June but her form has dipped recently, only sixth in 1m6f Newmarket handicap 29 days ago; she needs to bounce back.

10/1

6th

8

(6)

19th Aug 2023

Good

1m 6f 0y

Class 3

15:45 Newmarket (July)

Haizoom

8st 9lb

J: Franny Norton

T: Charlie Johnston

Won a four-runner race on stable debut at Ripon (2m) in June but that's her best run this year; probably okay on soft ground but soundly beaten on heavy on latest outing; back to her last winning mark.

14/1

Form: 4960-2 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Has drawn a blank since winning his first two handicaps (2021) and went off the boil last term; staged a major revival when second of 14 to Fairmac at Musselburgh on reappearance in second-time cheekpieces (dispensed with today) and this step back up in trip can help.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

5

(2)

5th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 5f 16y

Class 3

14:05 Hamilton

Ravenscraig Castle

8st 13lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Iain Jardine

held up in last, headway over 3f out, weakened inside final furlong

5/1

40/1

Form: 5573-6

Last run: 7 days

W: 8st 10lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

A maiden after 11 runs; respectable third to Clansman at Ayr (1m5f, heavy) in October but tailed off when next seen here last Sunday.

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6th

9

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 48y

Class 3

19:50 Hexham

Two Auld Pals

10st 7lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Lucinda Russell

Fair Flat racer who made a solid start to hurdling career in novice company last season before winning over C&D (heavy) on handicap debut six weeks ago; yet to race on ground quicker than soft in this sphere and could quite plausibly display improvement on this quicker surface.

11/2

1st

3

22nd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 48y

Class 4

17:05 Hexham

Two Auld Pals

11st 10lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Lucinda Russell

Fair Flat racer who has made the frame on all three hurdling starts, most recently when third in Ayr novice (2m, heavy) last month; could quite plausibly have improvement to come in handicaps; one to consider.

2/1

Form: 23-401

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Fell in the weights prior to his Musselburgh win two weeks ago; did it in clearcut fashion (from Ravenscraig Castle) and he was pretty consistent last term, so 4lb rise does not rule him out; more to prove if the ground is soft rather than good to soft.

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Verdict Starting price

8th

7

(3)

4th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 4

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Fairmac

9st 2lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Anthony Charlton

in touch with leaders

10/1

1

(1)

22nd Sep 2023

Good To Soft

1m 5f 26y

Class 5

17:10 Ayr

Fairmac

10st 4lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: Charlie Johnston

The two wins from his four starts at Ayr were both more than two years ago, but he also ran creditably over C&D last September; downhill since his Musselburgh win this April, with the switch to a visor (replacing regular blinkers) perhaps contributing last time; reverts with headgear today and he's 4lb below his last winning mark.

9/1

9th

1

(8)

26th Aug 2023

Good To Firm

1m 5f 218y

Class 5

18:30 Redcar

Fairmac

9st 11lb

J: Oliver Stammers

T: Charlie Johnston

Below par since 1m4f Musselburgh win on good to soft in April, including back at Musselburgh a couple of weeks ago, but is well treated if a first-time visor (replacing regular blinkers) sparks a revival.

6/1

Form: 624-31

Last run: 32 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Plentiful minor honours (bang there with Clansman and Captain Haddock on reappearance) before off the mark in six-runner handicap at Catterick (1m6f, soft) one month ago and he did easily by nearly 8l after leading over 1f out; 7lb higher today but has to be considered after major career best.

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5th

6

(1)

6th Aug 2023

Soft

2m 0f 45y

Class 4

18:45 Haydock

Mister Camacho

9st 0lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Michael & David Easterby

Plentiful minor honours before off the mark in six-runner handicap at Catterick (1m6f, soft; unraced on heavy) in April, which he did easily by nearly 8l after leading over 1f out; however, produced a lesser show in May and soundly beaten at York 11 days ago; stays 2m2f but form claims rest on that wide-margin win.

16/1

8th

6

(11)

29th Jul 2023

Soft

2m 0f 56y

Class 4

16:35 York

Mister Camacho

9st 4lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Michael & David Easterby

Plentiful minor honours before off the mark in six-runner handicap at Catterick (1m6f, soft) in April, which he did easily by nearly 8l after leading over 1f out; a lesser show in May off this 7lb higher mark on his only run since; stays 2m but form claims rest on that wide-margin win.

14/1

7th

6

(12)

14th May 2023

Good To Soft

1m 5f 16y

Class 4

18:15 Hamilton

Mister Camacho

9st 7lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Michael & David Easterby

in touch with leaders

5/1

Form: 9762-0

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

No win since May 2021 but short-head second of 15 off this mark at Ayr (1m5f, good; acts on soft) on final start last year; beaten 23l on reappearance two weeks ago but much the same happened in 2022 and he surged back to form over C&D on second outing; major each-way chance.

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Verdict Starting price

7th

8

(4)

19th May 2023

Good

1m 4f 15y

Class 3

19:55 Hamilton

Heights Of Abraham

8st 7lb

J: Shane Gray

T: Keith Dalgleish

Signed off his 4yo campaign with a close call at Ayr (1m5f, good) last September; on same mark here but he's been laboured in both runs this season and latest was at this track (1m5f, good to soft) on Sunday; bit to prove back up in grade and his last win was two years ago.

20/1

8th

4

(2)

14th May 2023

Good To Soft

1m 5f 16y

Class 4

18:15 Hamilton

Heights Of Abraham

9st 11lb

J: Shane Gray

T: Keith Dalgleish

midfield

10/1

10th

3

(5)

30th Apr 2023

Good

1m 4f 104y

Class 4

17:15 Musselburgh

Heights Of Abraham

9st 12lb

J: Shane Gray

T: Keith Dalgleish

0-9 last year and inconsistent but he was a short-head second of 15 at Ayr (1m5f, good) last September when last seen; this course winner can be bang there again if reappearing in similar form.

10/1

Form: 215-23

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Scored easily at Wolverhampton (1m6f, AW) last November for her only win from 16 starts; placed on both outings this year but has more to prove on turf form, despite her mostly minor honours in this sphere.

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Verdict Starting price

10th

13

(3)

20th Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 7f 218y

Class 3

19:00 Kempton (AW)

World Without Love

9st 2lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Charlie Johnston

Two 1m6f wins on her record, the latest on turf off a 1lb lower mark in June; generally held her form since, third of eight at Chelmsford 11 days ago, but more needed to come out on top here.

14/1

3rd

8

(6)

9th Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 5f 66y

Class 4

19:00 Chelmsford (AW)

World Without Love

9st 4lb

J: Franny Norton

T: Charlie Johnston

towards rear

8/1

4th

2

26th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 5f 0y

Class 5

17:20 Lingfield (AW)

World Without Love

10st 2lb

J: Franny Norton

T: Charlie Johnston

held up in last

4/1

Form: 6723-2 CD

Last run: 42 days

W: 9st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Both wins were in summer 2021; runner-up twice last year, including in this race, and same again to Clansman at Doncaster (soft) six weeks ago on his first go this season; unlikely to be far away.

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Verdict Starting price

8

(6)

11th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 3f 179y

Class 5

18:25 Leicester

Captain Haddock

9st 4lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Heather Main

slowly into stride, in rear

25/1

6th

4

5th May 2024

Heavy

1m 6f 44y

Class 6

17:35 Salisbury

Captain Haddock

9st 7lb

J: Jason Watson

T: Heather Main

Ended last season with two heavy defeats and again disappointed when back in action six weeks ago; on a good mark now and has blinkers refitted today but needs to turn things around.

5/1

6th

7

(3)

24th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 3f 197y

Class 4

13:20 Doncaster

Captain Haddock

9st 11lb

J: Mr Henry Main

T: Heather Main

Losing spell goes back to 2021; however, placed off higher marks in this contest for the last two years (close second in 2023) and holds a fighting chance back here.

5/1

20/1

Form: 1624-6

Last run: 34 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Consistent but that has brought only one win (last August) from 17 starts; probably needed his run five weeks ago but needs to be in peak form; unraced on softer than good when on turf.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1

7th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 6f 21y

Class 6

15:07 Southwell (AW)

Buxted Reel

9st 11lb

J: Paddy Mathers

T: Ian Williams

2

10th Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

15:35 Chelmsford (AW)

Buxted Reel

9st 9lb

T: Ian Williams

7th

10

2nd Nov 2023

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 5

15:20 Wolverhampton (AW)

Buxted Reel

9st 7lb

T: Ian Williams

Generally very disappointing this season but arrested his decline when staying on well to take second behind bang-in-form rival at Chelmsford (1m6f) a fortnight ago and remains very well handicapped on older form.

5/1

8/1

Form: 761-13 D BF

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Has proved himself at this track, albeit without a win; ended last season with heavy-ground win at Ayr (1m5f) in October and followed up on soft at Doncaster (1m4f) last month, before a close third back here last Sunday, so he has to be in each-way calculations.

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3rd

1

(1)

27th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

18:50 Ripon

Clansman

9st 13lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Liam Bailey

took keen hold, raced in second, pressed leader over 3f out, led over 2f out, headed over 1f out, soon no extra

3/1

2nd

1

(6)

20th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

18:55 Nottingham

Clansman

10st 10lb

J: Sam Feilden

T: Liam Bailey

Underlined how well he goes in the mud with a 7l win at Thirsk (1m4f) last week and won by even further at Ripon (1m6f, heavy) on Thursday; effectively another 6lb higher if turned out again but it's offset by his rider's claim and he'll make a bold bid if coping with the quick turnaround.

5/4

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Payout
Exacta £1073.00
Straight Forecast £820.30
Tricast £8519.20
Trifecta £10031.00

Selections

TOPSPEED:

Captain Haddock

The Times:

Geremia

Telegraph:

Mister Camacho

RP RATINGS:

Buxted Reel

D Express:

Haizoom

Daily Mirror:

Ravenscraig Castle

POSTDATA:

Clansman

SPOTLIGHT:

Heights Of Abraham

The Star:

Geremia

The Guardian:

Captain Haddock

The Sun:

Captain Haddock

Daily Record:

Captain Haddock