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At The Races App Market Movers Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £3406.24
  • 2m 0f 75y
  • Class 5
  • 13 runners
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At The Races App Market Movers Handicap Chase

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.00
  • Place: £1.90

Form: 2P2P5-

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

A maiden after 13 starts but bumped into very well-handicapped rival when second over C&D (soft) in January and reverts to chasing after a perfectly respectable hurdle run last month; can't be discounted.

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4th

8

7th May 2024

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

18:42 Southwell

Chemical Warfare

10st 4lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: David Pipe

Lost his way over hurdles and fences after winning a 2m good-ground chase last May for a different yard; had wind surgery ahead of this stable debut and could easily raise his game.

7/2

12/1

  • Place: £3.50

Form: 74357- D

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 5lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Won twice at Market Rasen (2m1f, good) last summer and ended 2022 with two good Catterick efforts; ought to have coped better with slow ground when beaten about 27l on both starts this spring and needs to up his game.

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8th

11

22nd Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 133y

Class 4

14:30 Hexham

Getaway Jewel

10st 4lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Micky Hammond

All wins on good ground; far from consistent since last success and can be opposed with the forecast conditions not in his favour.

20/1

6th

7

28th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 36y

Class 4

15:20 Wetherby

Getaway Jewel

10st 9lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Micky Hammond

Second at Kelso in September (2m1f, good) but below form since; last of five in this race last year (soft); all his wins have been on good ground so today's conditions not ideal.

20/1

7th

6

12th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 5

15:10 Sedgefield

Getaway Jewel

11st 6lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Micky Hammond

held up in rear, outpaced 2 out (usual 3 out)

20/1

Form: P9126- D

Last run: 182 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Looked in very good nick when scoring at Southwell (2m, good) last September but has been off since a lesser effort the following month and probably doesn't have much margin for error off current mark.

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7th

8

19th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 145y

Class 5

15:00 Catterick

Gouet Des Bruyeres

10st 12lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Joanne Foster

Left the Greenall and Guerriero stable after some disappointing runs in the summer but, following a break, made quite promising debut for Joanne Foster at Sedgefield (2m3f, soft) last month; needs to build on that performance here but has become well handicapped and the forecast less-testing ground ought to be in his favour.

8/1

Form: F2622- CD

Last run: 89 days

W: 11st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Won over C&D in 2022 and finished second over C&D on final two starts last season, more recently when just ahead of Fourth Of July off today's mark on good ground in February; obvious contender if in similar form again.

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4th

1

10th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 0y

Class 5

17:48 Sedgefield

Six One Nine

12st 0lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Chris Grant

Progressive chaser who seems to handle most conditions; three wins since December, the latest when upped in trip at Newcastle (2m4f, heavy) last month; more required from a 4lb higher mark, but he adores this track and will have no issue dropping back in trip; key player.

5/2

1st

2

13th Apr 2024

Heavy

2m 4f 19y

Class 5

16:30 Newcastle

Six One Nine

11st 10lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Chris Grant

His stamina is a concern and he needs to bounce back from a below-par third at Sedgefield (2m1f, soft) last month; however, prior to that he won two in a row here (2m, good/heavy) and the return to this track could trigger a revival; may play a leading role if seeing it out.

2/1

3rd

2

12th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 1f 0y

Class 5

15:10 Sedgefield

Six One Nine

11st 11lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Chris Grant

in touch with leaders

2/1

Form: 6812-4 CD

Last run: 10 days

W: 10st 11lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Four-time chase winner (once over C&D); not obviously well handicapped on last season's form but gave good account before weakening into fourth at Hexham (2m4f, good to soft) recently and this drop back in trip will suit.

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9th

11

10th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 0y

Class 5

17:48 Sedgefield

Budarri

10st 5lb

J: Edward Austin

T: Stuart Coltherd

No win since scoring at Musselburgh (2m4f, soft) in February 2023, but has finished runner-up four times since, including to Kicksaftersix at Hexham (2m) last summer; was "never travelling" when last in action at Musselburgh three months ago; no issue with the forecast conditions.

14/1

5

18th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 4f 68y

Class 5

16:20 Musselburgh

Budarri

10st 13lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: Stuart Coltherd

Fair second here (2m, soft) last month when 6lb out of the handicap and runs off his proper mark today, which is the same as when winning this 12 months ago (soft); strong contender.

7/2

2nd

6

5th Jan 2024

Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 4

15:05 Musselburgh

Budarri

10st 2lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Stuart Coltherd

in touch with leaders in centre of group

8/1

Form: U4215- D

Last run: 169 days

W: 11st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Not at best on latest outing in November but the form of his Carlisle win (2m, good) the previous month reads pretty well and today's 3lb higher mark is manageable if he's fully tuned up.

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10th

4

(1)

2nd Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 98y

Class 6

13:40 Newcastle (AW)

Check My Pulse

10st 13lb

J: Mr Philip Thomas

T: Rebecca Menzies

led

25/1

13th

5

(6)

28th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 3f 23y

Class 6

18:30 Southwell (AW)

Check My Pulse

9st 10lb

J: Graham Lee

T: Rebecca Menzies

Better known as a chaser nowadays; first Flat start since 2020 when respectable sixth at Carlisle (1m1f, good) last month; needs to build on that performance on this AW debut but may benefit from the step up in trip.

20/1

Form: 83311- D

Last run: 32 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Stayed on well to assert on run-in at Sedgefield (2m1f, heavy) last month and now 2-4 over fences; respected in current form but 5lb rise demands more and she may not be seen to quite the same effect on faster ground.

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4

20th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 1f 43y

Class 5

14:00 Market Rasen

Zaras Universe

10st 10lb

J: Joe Williamson

T: Andrew Crook

Made it 3-9 over fences when keeping on well to score in reapplied cheekpieces at Southwell (2m, soft; Superstylin third) 16 days ago; up 3lb but that was a personal best last time and her first chase win came over C&D; key player.

9/4

1st

4

4th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

14:05 Southwell

Zaras Universe

10st 13lb

J: William Maggs

T: Andrew Crook

Won two in a row last spring (2m1f, soft/heavy) and has worked her way back into form this term, finishing a close third of six at Catterick (2m3f, soft) latest; this drop back in trip may help and cheekpieces return for first time since March 2022 (often ran well in them); one to consider.

9/2

3rd

7

2nd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 51y

Class 5

13:35 Catterick

Zaras Universe

10st 9lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Andrew Crook

Only a modest fourth (behind Onenightintown) over C&D five weeks ago but that was something of a step back in the right direction; on last winning mark and has Brian Hughes up for first time; shortlisted.

5/1

Form: 7/P75-

Last run: 181 days

W: 10st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Eight-race maiden; ran well for a long way on chasing debut at Hexham (1m7f, soft) in November but was tired and well held in the end; had wind surgery during subsequent six-month break; others look safer.

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8th

7

10th May 2024

Good

2m 1f 0y

Class 5

17:48 Sedgefield

Kicksaftersix

10st 12lb

J: Callum Bewley

T: Martin Todhunter

Scored in a refitted hood at Hexham (2m, good; beating Budarri by 5.5l) last June; no match for Guinness Affair (who won his next three) back there the following week, and has been given a break since last seen in October; current mark isn't insurmountable if fully fit and ready to roll.

9/1

5th

4

14th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 7f 133y

Class 5

16:30 Hexham

Kicksaftersix

11st 6lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Martin Todhunter

Came good when landing a C&D handicap (good) in June and he had a tough task behind a major improver when second of three here later that month; returns from a break but he seems fairly versatile ground-wise and still has potential in this sphere; respected.

5/2

Form: 24064- D

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 12lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict

Safely held on all three outings this year but heavy ground would not have been in his favour on last two occasions; has become well handicapped and is of interest now back on a quicker surface.

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7

31st May 2023

Good

2m 1f 61y

Class 5

19:20 Cartmel

Tico Times

11st 1lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Miss A M Slack

9th

2

16th May 2023

Good

2m 0f 75y

Class 5

14:15 Newcastle

Tico Times

11st 12lb

J: Danny McMenamin

T: Miss A M Slack

Safely held on all three outings this year but heavy ground would not have been in his favour on last two occasions; has become well handicapped and is of interest now back on a quicker surface.

12/1

4th

1

15th Apr 2023

Soft

2m 4f 19y

Class 5

16:00 Newcastle

Tico Times

12st 1lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Miss A M Slack

jumped right on occasions, led, awkward jump 4th, headed 9th

10/1

OUR TIP

Form: 35732- D BF

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Without a win since 2021 and evidently not as good as he was but ran big race in defeat at Hexham (1m7f, soft) three weeks ago and today's better ground is probably in his favour; no surprise if he features.

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9th

8

25th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 47y

Class 5

17:20 Perth

Fourth Of July

11st 1lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: R Mike Smith

14-race maiden over hurdles, but has won two chases, both over 2m1f on good to soft at Kelso; effective on soft ground, is 3lb lower over hurdles but may need the run after 345-day break.

8/1

10th

8

16th May 2023

Good

2m 0f 75y

Class 5

14:15 Newcastle

Fourth Of July

11st 2lb

J: Ryan Mania

T: R Mike Smith

Without a win since 2021 and evidently not as good as he was but ran big race in defeat at Hexham (1m7f, soft) three weeks ago and today's better ground is probably in his favour; no surprise if he features.

7/1

Form: 34928-

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 7lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

0-5 over hurdles but was second (albeit no match for winner) off 6lb higher at Ayr (2m5f, good) in March and her eased-down Irish point win in 2021 bodes well for her chasing prospects; not sure to benefit from today's drop back in trip but still makes appeal.

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1st

1

28th May 2023

Good To Firm

2m 7f 96y

Class 5

16:40 Kelso

Rockonsoph

12st 0lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Rose Dobbin

held up in last

11/10

11th

6

16th May 2023

Good

2m 0f 75y

Class 5

14:15 Newcastle

Rockonsoph

11st 7lb

J: Dylan Johnston

T: Rose Dobbin

0-5 over hurdles but was second (albeit no match for winner) off 6lb higher at Ayr (2m5f, good) in March and her eased-down Irish point win in 2021 bodes well for her chasing prospects; not sure to benefit from today's drop back in trip but still makes appeal.

12/1

8th

8

26th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 4

16:05 Perth

Rockonsoph

10st 5lb

J: Craig Nichol

T: Rose Dobbin

took keen hold, disputed lead, led 2nd, headed 2 out, ridden and weakened approaching last

15/2

Form: 47234-

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

11-race maiden; just a respectable fourth behind Zara's Universe at Sedgefield (2m1f, heavy) last month but was denied a clear run in the closing stages there and will probably be better suited by the quicker ground here; could have a say.

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2nd

3

2nd Feb 2024

Soft

1m 7f 145y

Class 5

14:35 Catterick

Fearless Action

11st 10lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Chris Grant

Won similar event at Kelso (2m1f, soft) in October but is error-prone; spoiled his chance with bad mistake two out over C&D last time; had wind surgery (his second) since.

6/1

5th

6

19th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 145y

Class 5

15:00 Catterick

Fearless Action

11st 1lb

J: Tom Midgley

T: Chris Grant

Reportedly aided by first-time cheekpieces when battling on well to open account at Kelso (2m1f, soft) in October, his sixth start over fences; not one to rely upon heavily but can be excused last month's Doncaster defeat (always on back foot after bad jumping error at first fence).

7/1

Form: 55558- D

Last run: 40 days

W: 11st 10lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Dual chase winner in 2021-22 campaign but never really got going last season (five runs) and needs recent wind op to enable a revival.

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3

29th Feb 2024

Soft

3m 0f 45y

Class 4

14:50 Wetherby

Da Vinci Hand

10st 11lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Joanne Foster

On a reduced mark and he took a step back in the right direction when 14l second to well-treated winner at Market Rasen (2m5f, good to soft) in November; however, he weakened quickly over 3m1f at Catterick (soft) in January so there's a stamina doubt today, and he refused to line up on his latest intended start (withdrawn; 3-1 at the time); a hood is added.

10/1

3

2nd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 51y

Class 5

13:35 Catterick

Da Vinci Hand

11st 6lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Joanne Foster

Dual course winner; non-stayer over 3m1f back here last week; only a modest fifth in this contest 12 months ago but is 18lb lower this time; attractively handicapped.

7/2

5th

5

24th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 1f 54y

Class 5

13:50 Catterick

Da Vinci Hand

11st 3lb

J: Sean Quinlan

T: Joanne Foster

Remains below his best despite finishing runner-up over 2m5f at Market Rasen (good to soft) when ultimately no match for the winner; all his best form is over shorter distances than this; cheekpieces added.

12/1

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Selections

POSTDATA:

Fourth Of July

Telegraph:

Six One Nine

RP RATINGS:

Fearless Action

The Star:

Gouet Des Bruyeres

TOPSPEED:

Getaway Jewel

The Times:

Check My Pulse

SPOTLIGHT:

Tico Times

THE NORTH:

Budarri

Daily Record:

Six One Nine

The Guardian:

Fourth Of July

Daily Mail:

Fourth Of July

D Express:

Fourth Of July