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  • Prize money: £3663.8
  • 1m 7f 217y
  • Class 6
  • 8 runners
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Runners: 8 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

6/4 (Won)

  • Win: £4.50
  • Place: £1.30

Form: 324373 BF

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

15-race maiden who has proved largely consistent; creditable third at Wolverhampton (2m, AW) most recently; started favourite in last three races and her turn may be near; good chance if taking well to new headgear (visor replaces usual blinkers).

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

1st

5

(2)

15th May 2023

Good

1m 7f 217y

Class 6

16:00 Musselburgh

Forgetmenotblue

9st 2lb

J: Sam James

T: K R Burke

midfield, switched left and headway over 2f out, pushed along to lead over 1f out, ridden and kept on final furlong, reduced lead towards finish, just did enough

6/4

3rd

5

(4)

3rd May 2023

Standard

2m 0f 120y

Class 6

13:50 Wolverhampton (AW)

Forgetmenotblue

10st 10lb

J: Mr Jack Lander

T: K R Burke

Ex-Irish maiden who's been expensive to follow this spring, again getting turned over as favourite last week; has been found another weak race but this trip looked to stretch him at Newcastle in March.

4/1

7th

9

(11)

26th Apr 2023

Soft

1m 4f 13y

Class 6

15:25 Catterick

Forgetmenotblue

9st 0lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: K R Burke

Remains without a win but she's proving a reliable type who posted another solid effort when third of 13 in 1m4f Thirsk handicap 22 days ago; she ought to be in the shake-up.

9/2

11/2

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 5/39-6

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

0-11 overall; placed in last two attempts over hurdles; only midfield at Redcar (2m, soft) back on Flat five weeks ago but gave the impression this sharper test will suit; shortlisted.

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12th

11

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 7f 63y

Class 5

20:25 Hexham

Paramaribo

10st 13lb

J: Miss Roisin Leech

T: Victor Thompson

midfield

11/2

1st

8

22nd Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 28y

Class 5

16:30 Hexham

Paramaribo

10st 11lb

J: Miss Roisin Leech

T: Victor Thompson

Winner on the Flat and also won a point in March (3m, soft); creditable third on return to hurdling at Market Rasen last time (2m4f, good to soft); chance on that form.

6/1

10

10th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 139y

Class 5

14:30 Market Rasen

Paramaribo

11st 0lb

J: Miss Roisin Leech

T: Victor Thompson

Won on the Flat on latest rules start (May 2023) and dug deep to win a soft-ground point for new stable last month; still unexposed over hurdles and evidently in good nick; considered each-way.

10/1

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12/1

  • Place: £1.50

Form: -43307

Last run: 33 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

11-race maiden; best efforts this year when making the frame in middle-distance events on AW; comfortably held on heavy ground last month; stamina to prove over this new trip.

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3rd

5

12th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 4

16:30 Sedgefield

Trailblazer

11st 4lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Adam Nicol

held up in rear, headway 5th, outpaced 3 out, lost touch home turn, switched right and kept on approaching last, went remote third run-in, no match for first two

11/4

2nd

11

7th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 178y

Class 4

13:40 Sedgefield

Trailblazer

11st 7lb

J: Derek Fox

T: Adam Nicol

took keen hold, in touch with leaders

3/1

2nd

10

14th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 51y

Class 4

14:20 Kelso

Trailblazer

11st 1lb

J: Jamie Hamilton

T: Adam Nicol

Placed a few times on the Flat last year but at a lowly level and he's 0-22 in that code; well beaten at 150-1 on last month's hurdle debut.

100/1

Form: 3-1088 D

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 8lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

The only distance winner in this field (dual 2m scorer, in fact); form has dipped since her most recent success but soft ground was a possible excuse last time; may bounce back.

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10th

5

(8)

12th Aug 2023

Good To Soft

1m 5f 218y

Class 6

17:35 Redcar

Tiger Spirit

9st 13lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Michael Herrington

Started this year with a win at Southwell (2m, AW) in January but she's generally struggled since and was beaten a long way at Newcastle last time; now back below her last winning mark but she needs a major revival.

16/1

9th

4

(2)

29th Jul 2023

Standard

2m 0f 56y

Class 6

15:10 Newcastle (AW)

Tiger Spirit

9st 7lb

J: Paul Hanagan

T: Michael Herrington

Kickstarted 2023 with a win at Southwell (2m, AW) in January; struggled in her next three starts but she ran well at Musselburgh in May and wasn't beaten far at Redcar last time; now back on last winning mark and she's not ruled out on this return to Tapeta.

9/1

7th

3

(1)

24th Jun 2023

Good

1m 5f 218y

Class 6

14:12 Redcar

Tiger Spirit

9st 8lb

J: Harry Russell

T: Michael Herrington

prominent, pushed along 3f out, ridden over 2f out, weakened from 1f out

7/1

Form: 44-463

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Nine-race maiden; consistent RPRs in three starts under Archie Young this year, including over 2m on AW; placed at Ayr (1m5f, good) returned to turf last week; possibilities off same mark.

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

1st

5

(5)

21st Oct 2023

Soft

1m 5f 192y

Class 5

17:30 Catterick

Ask Peter

9st 0lb

J: Archie Young

T: Charlie Johnston

made all, went well clear from over 2f out, canter

6/1

7th

2

(3)

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

1m 4f 15y

Class 6

17:45 Hamilton

Ask Peter

9st 11lb

J: Archie Young

T: Charlie Johnston

Front-running C&D wins in two of her last three starts, readily accounting for her rivals eight days ago; suspicion she'll need more to defy a penalty in a race featuring other recent winners.

9/2

1st

5

(3)

24th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

1m 4f 15y

Class 6

17:40 Hamilton

Ask Peter

9st 4lb

J: Archie Young

T: Charlie Johnston

Inconsistent of late; however, opened her account in C&D handicap (soft; made all to beat Aighear) on most recent turf start and enters calculations returned to this scenario.

8/1

7/2

Form: 16015-

Last run: 221 days

W: 8st 13lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Successful at Hamilton (1m4f, soft) and Ayr (1m7f, good to soft) last August/September; final effort (over 1m5f) suggests this return to further will suit; not fully exposed as a stayer.

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4th

5

(4)

16th Oct 2023

Good

1m 7f 217y

Class 6

16:40 Musselburgh

Aighear

9st 1lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Jim Goldie

0-10 this season but some good performances, including when second here (1m5f, good) and when fourth at Ayr (1m7f, soft) last time; a possible.

13/2

4th

6

(3)

3rd Oct 2023

Soft

1m 7f 0y

Class 6

17:37 Ayr

Aighear

8st 13lb

J: William Pyle

T: Jim Goldie

Narrow winner of this 12 months ago off 1lb higher; runner-up in three of her last five runs and soft ground won't bother her.

7/1

14/1

Form: 00-520

Last run: 35 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Eight-race maiden; possibly unsuited by soft ground back on turf five weeks ago; good second at Newcastle (2m, AW) the time before and that effort gives him each-way claims; blinkers applied.

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1st

6

(11)

21st Mar 2024

Standard

2m 0f 102y

Class 6

20:30 Southwell (AW)

Zephlyn

9st 6lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Ewan Whillans

Consistent in staying races on Tapeta this winter; hardly anything between him and Ney on their 2m run at Newcastle 18 days ago and had answered the slight question mark about this track when a close second over C&D the time before; looks good for another solid run.

4/1

2nd

5

(1)

3rd Mar 2024

Standard

2m 0f 56y

Class 6

17:25 Newcastle (AW)

Zephlyn

9st 1lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Ewan Whillans

disputed lead, led overall after 2f, increased tempo after halfway, going easily 3f out, pushed along against near rail 2f out, headed over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, no match for winner

11/4

2nd

6

(8)

5th Feb 2024

Standard

2m 0f 102y

Class 6

19:30 Southwell (AW)

Zephlyn

8st 13lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Ewan Whillans

pressed leader, led after 1f, clear after 4f, reduced lead from over 6f out

7/2

8th
8 (1)
Pammi

33/1

Form: /07/99

Last run: 7 days

W: 8st 9lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Multiple hurdles winner; hasn't scored on Flat since 2018; no promise in two starts since returning to this code.

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4th

7

30th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 171y

Class 4

13:35 Musselburgh

Pammi

10st 8lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Jim Goldie

Perth specialist who has also won over C&D; well beaten in both codes since scoring at Perth in September (when 2lb lower) and won't find things easy in this grade.

25/1

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Payout
Exacta £146.00
Straight Forecast £126.50
Tricast £352.10
Trifecta £376.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Forgetmenotblue

Telegraph:

Aighear

The Times:

Ask Peter

RP RATINGS:

Trailblazer

D Express:

Paramaribo

Daily Mirror:

Aighear

The Star:

Aighear

POSTDATA:

Forgetmenotblue

The Guardian:

Forgetmenotblue

Daily Mail:

Forgetmenotblue

Daily Record:

Forgetmenotblue

The Sun:

Ask Peter