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Play With The Finest Bookmaker, Fitzdares Handicap

  • Prize money: £3245.08
  • 0m 5f 16y
  • Class 6
  • 14 runners
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Play With The Finest Bookmaker, Fitzdares Handicap

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

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5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.70
  • Place: £2.40

Form: 759-44 C BF

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Front-runner; both wins on this track in 2022 over 7f (good) and 6f (good to firm); ran fast for a long way on reappearance at Bath in her first 5f handicap (5f, soft), but she didn't last long back over 6f at Windsor next time (favourite); well worth another go at 5f.

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2nd

4

(5)

5th May 2024

Heavy

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

15:20 Salisbury

Connies Rose

9st 9lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Grace Harris

led narrowly when on outer, switched right from over 3f out, faced challenge from over 1f out, soon ridden, headed inside final 110yds, soon rallied, kept on and just held

7/1

8/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 0-9067 CD

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 2lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Won four at 5f/6f here in 2022 on good or quicker (probably handles softer surfaces too); not in the same form elsewhere this year but returns to this track 5lb lower than her latest win so has to be of interest.

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4th

6

(1)

10th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 8y

Class 6

20:18 Nottingham

Rhubarb

9st 3lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: Richard Price

C&D winner who won at Wolverhampton (Tapeta) in December but she's been out of sorts on AW in two runs this spring; still 2lb higher than for her last two wins and has something to prove in a competitive race back on turf.

16/1

8th

6

(10)

4th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 6

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Rhubarb

9st 4lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Richard Price

in touch with leaders, dropped to rear after 1f

12/1

12/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 80-545 D

Last run: 17 days

W: 8st 9lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Acts well here and has weights pull with Fossos on C&D form in August; didn't repeat a good return to turf when well-held fifth at Leicester recently but not ruled out with Hollie Doyle up for the first time.

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3rd

9

(4)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 5f 21y

Class 5

17:30 Windsor

Bama Lama

8st 7lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Rod Millman

midfield

12/1

8th

10

(9)

20th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 5f 8y

Class 6

17:25 Nottingham

Bama Lama

9st 1lb

J: Oliver Searle

T: Rod Millman

Well suited by slower than good and she's only 2lb higher than for her Windsor win last August; not as good on AW and highly likely she'll leave last month's Southwell run behind her.

8/1

Form: 5346-0

Last run: 15 days

W: 8st 9lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Maiden who seems to handle most surfaces; on the premises in various handicaps at about 5f last summer but beaten too far on reappearance to be fancied much today.

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10th

9

(3)

19th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 215y

Class 6

13:35 Brighton

Silver Diva

9st 4lb

J: Joshua Bryan

T: John Gallagher

midfield, switched to centre over 3f out, no impression from 2f out

20/1

8th

11

(2)

10th Oct 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 216y

Class 6

16:40 Brighton

Silver Diva

8st 13lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: John Gallagher

Under a length away on three successive occasions (7f-1m) and could want quicker ground than she encountered last time at Leicester; hard to rule out.

14/1

0

13

(8)

25th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 0f 53y

Class 5

17:35 Leicester

Silver Diva

8st 9lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: John Gallagher

Tapped into new-found reserves of stamina of late, going close twice over 7f before another good run upped to 1m at Brighton three weeks ago; fully effective on slow ground but remains to be seen if she needs a stiff test over 1m on this ground.

14/1

Form: 567-84 CD BF

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 9lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

C&D winner on good to soft; slower to come to hand than is often the case but still took a healthy step forward from reappearance when fourth of 15 at Bath recently; should be very competitive.

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7th

9

(9)

24th Aug 2023

Good

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

13:40 Chepstow

Bluebell Time

9st 6lb

J: William Carson

T: Malcolm Saunders

Infrequent winner; some promise in the spring but she's gone off the boil more recently; down in the weights but with good reason; cheekpieces now reached for.

16/1

10th

15

(15)

9th Aug 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 160y

Class 6

14:40 Bath

Bluebell Time

8st 13lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Malcolm Saunders

dwelt start, outpaced in rear

10/1

5th

4

(4)

26th Jul 2023

Good

0m 5f 160y

Class 6

16:15 Bath

Bluebell Time

9st 7lb

J: William Carson

T: Malcolm Saunders

Dual course winner; not firing on all cylinders this season but wasn't beaten far in stronger race than this at Newbury (5f, good) two starts ago and arguably ran better than bare form suggests when a fading eighth over C&D last week; could have a say.

7/1

Form: 19-083 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 2lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Three 5f wins for previous trainer in 2022, most recently on good to soft; slow start for new yard on turf but ran much better from the front at Wolverhampton recently and drying ground a help back on grass.

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5th

6

(11)

12th Aug 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

16:24 Redcar

Red Allure

9st 5lb

J: Barry McHugh

T: Adrian Nicholls

Prominent racer; not disgraced on stable debut at Hamilton last month but failed to back it up 11 days later; drop to classified company should help and she is one to consider.

6/1

9th

7

(9)

15th Jul 2023

Soft

0m 5f 7y

Class 6

18:30 Hamilton

Red Allure

8st 13lb

J: Connor Murtagh

T: Adrian Nicholls

Dual C&D scorer who made an encouraging start for Adrian Nicholls after seven weeks off when fourth of ten over C&D (good to soft) 11 days ago, fading late on; a player with that run under her belt off 1lb lower.

6/1

4th

4

(7)

4th Jul 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 7y

Class 6

16:52 Hamilton

Red Allure

9st 5lb

J: Barry McHugh

T: Adrian Nicholls

started quickly, led

4/1

Form: -22983 C

Last run: 38 days

W: 9st 5lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Splendid record of 15 wins and mostly held his form well since winning over 6f here in the autumn (soft); unwise to rule him out but his 5f runs have been few and far between, the latest in 2017.

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8th

14

(4)

11th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

17:55 Leicester

Peachey Carnehan

8st 13lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Michael Mullineaux

Well into the veteran stage but he added another two 6f wins at Wolverhampton this winter; has two wins at Leicester on his CV too and he's likely to fare much better than he did in a Class 5 at Haydock two weeks ago.

25/1

10th

12

(5)

27th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

14:10 Haydock

Peachey Carnehan

8st 4lb

J: Laura Pearson

T: Michael Mullineaux

Veteran who has done most of his winning in Class 6, including twice on AW this year; form dipped in last two races; it's a very long time since his last success in this grade.

25/1

Form: 544637

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Not yet off the mark but often in the frame in sprint handicaps on turf/AW, including over C&D and in these aids; down the weights since last seen on turf in August and no surprise to see him thereabouts.

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8

(8)

9th May 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Fair And Square

10st 8lb

J: Miss Remie Morgan

T: Fergal O’Brien

Only one win from 47 starts and hasn't been at best since that success last August; soundly beaten for new yard last time and makes no appeal.

20/1

10th

8

(3)

25th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

20:00 Newcastle (AW)

Fair And Square

10st 8lb

J: Miss Remie Morgan

T: Fergal O’Brien

Off the mark at the 41st attempt when landing a Bath maiden (5.7f) in August but he's been well held in five runs since including on Tapeta in last three starts; continues to drop back down the weights but he has questions to answer for new yard; blinkers removed.

10/1

8th

1

(7)

9th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 6

17:07 Wolverhampton (AW)

Fair And Square

9st 9lb

J: Liam Keniry

T: Ronald Harris

bumped start and carried right start, took keen hold, in touch with leaders

6/1

10/1

Form: 321884 D BF

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Five wins over 5f on AW, latest in March, but was well held in his only two turf handicaps and hasn't raced on grass for two years.

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6th

7

(3)

14th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

19:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Toplight

9st 9lb

J: Joey Haynes

T: Chelsea Banham

awkward start, towards rear

4/1

7th

11

(1)

4th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Toplight

9st 0lb

J: Joey Haynes

T: Chelsea Banham

Below par in the C&D contest won by My Turn Now but may bounce back having posted two encouraging efforts otherwise this year; four-time C&D winner who has possibilities off bottom weight.

7/1

6th

9

(4)

9th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 6

17:07 Wolverhampton (AW)

Toplight

9st 9lb

J: Joey Haynes

T: Chelsea Banham

awkward start, took keen hold, held up in rear

3/1

20/1

Form: 5757-5

Last run: 22 days

W: 8st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Yet to break his duck but has 6f course form and was close up in his only 5f handicap, at Ffos Las in September (good; acts on slow ground); this stiffer test at 5f can suit and he's likely to come on from reappearance.

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6th

10

(5)

10th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

19:30 Chepstow

Soldiers Son

8st 9lb

J: Georgia Dobie

T: Grace Harris

towards rear

40/1

10th

13

(5)

16th May 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 16y

Class 6

14:40 Chepstow

Soldiers Son

8st 9lb

J: Georgia Dobie

T: Grace Harris

Yet to break his duck but has 6f course form and was close up in his only 5f handicap, at Ffos Las in September (good; acts on slow ground); this stiffer test at 5f can suit and he's likely to come on from reappearance.

20/1

5th

15

(12)

24th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

0m 6f 12y

Class 6

13:30 Windsor

Soldiers Son

8st 4lb

J: Georgia Dobie

T: Grace Harris

Yet to break his duck and has been on very low marks for nearly a year now but he does handle testing conditions and is capable of giving his running after a break.

25/1

10/1

Form: 53-8

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Well beaten on AW in April but showed promise on sole turf start, over C&D in September (soft); that form has proved shaky but trainer always worth a look with sprinters; market helpful on handicap debut.

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9th

7

(1)

24th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 6f 1y

Class 6

14:50 Lingfield (AW)

Cloud Cuckoo

9st 7lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Henry Candy

midfield

16/1

6th

1

(11)

29th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

19:30 Southwell (AW)

Cloud Cuckoo

9st 12lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Henry Candy

prominent

12/1

5

(6)

15th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 5f 8y

Class 6

16:55 Nottingham

Cloud Cuckoo

9st 7lb

J: Laura Coughlan

T: Henry Candy

Some promise on his second start and he wasn't beaten far in a Chepstow handicap last month, albeit without ever really threatening; dropped 4lb and untried on fast turf; stable enjoying a good year and he still has time to do better.

10/1

10/1

Form: 1331-6 CD

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Consistent over 5f for this yard, winning three times over C&D in the last 12 months, on good and soft; should be all the better for recent reappearance and has a good run in him.

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14th

17

(16)

16th Sep 2023

Good

0m 5f 160y

Class 2

16:00 Bath

Fossos

8st 2lb

J: Mollie Phillips

T: Deborah Faulkner

Solid run of form since July but winning from out of the weights in this grade from stall 16 looks a stiff task.

25/1

2nd

7

(2)

4th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 16y

Class 6

16:30 Chepstow

Fossos

9st 3lb

J: Taylor Fisher

T: Deborah Faulkner

C&D winner off 1lb lower in July (good to soft); two fair runs since, last time finishing just behind Porterinthejungle when fourth over C&D (good to firm); chance.

6/1

4th

6

(8)

24th Aug 2023

Good

0m 5f 16y

Class 6

14:15 Chepstow

Fossos

9st 2lb

J: Dougie Costello

T: Deborah Faulkner

took keen hold, prominent, challenging 1f out, edged left and no extra inside final 110yds

9/2

16/1

Form: -87738

Last run: 21 days

W: 8st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Improved on earlier runs when a very creditable third over 5f at Nottingham in April (soft; first-time cheekpieces) but wasn't as sharp next time and is an unknown quantity in a first-time visor.

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13th

11

(13)

16th May 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 16y

Class 6

14:40 Chepstow

Good To Go

8st 9lb

J: Alec Voikhansky

T: J R Jenkins

Improved on earlier runs when a very creditable third over 5f at Nottingham in April (soft; first-time cheekpieces) but wasn't as sharp next time and is an unknown quantity in a first-time visor.

16/1

8th

8

(8)

25th Apr 2023

Soft

0m 5f 42y

Class 6

17:35 Yarmouth

Good To Go

9st 3lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: J R Jenkins

Still to register a victory but he posted his best effort of 2023 when third of eight in 5f Nottingham handicap (in first-time cheekpieces) three days ago, not enjoying the clearest of runs; he's not discounted with headgear retained.

20/1

3rd

11

(11)

22nd Apr 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 8y

Class 6

17:25 Nottingham

Good To Go

9st 0lb

J: Joe Bradnam

T: J R Jenkins

Poor maiden who has finished down the field at Southwell (5f/6f) in all of his three runs this year; cheekpieces now go but he can only be watched back on turf.

40/1

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Payout
Exacta £378.00
Straight Forecast £244.40
Tricast £765.60
Trifecta £1383.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

On Edge

D Express:

Cloud Cuckoo

POSTDATA:

Bama Lama

Telegraph:

Fossos

RP RATINGS:

Rhubarb

The Sun:

Bluebell Time

The Guardian:

Peachey Carnehan

Daily Mirror:

Cloud Cuckoo

The Times:

On Edge

Daily Record:

On Edge

WEST COUNTRY:

Bama Lama

The Star:

Fossos