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18:30 Ayr

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  • 1m 2f 0y
  • Class 6
  • 10 runners
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Runners: 10 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

16/1 (Won)

  • Win: £12.50
  • Place: £3.80

Form: 127367 C

Last run: 4 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

His two wins have been over 6f/7f and he was well beaten over 8.5f at Hamilton four days ago; not sure to be suited by this further step up in trip.

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0

2

(8)

17th Jul 2023

Soft

0m 7f 50y

Class 6

16:55 Ayr

St Andrews Castle

9st 13lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Jim Goldie

Successful over 7f on AW and 1m2f here this term; form has dipped since the latter win, however.

12/1

5th

3

(8)

15th Jul 2023

Soft

1m 0f 68y

Class 6

20:30 Hamilton

St Andrews Castle

9st 11lb

J: Lewis Edmunds

T: Jim Goldie

Resumed winning ways at Ayr (1m2f) in May but he's been well below par since, only tenth at Musselburgh (9f) ten days ago; he needs to get back on track.

10/1

10th

7

(2)

5th Jul 2023

Good

1m 0f 208y

Class 6

16:05 Musselburgh

St Andrews Castle

9st 2lb

J: William Pyle

T: Jim Goldie

Won for the second time on turf at Ayr (1m2f, good) in May but despite that form looking solid enough, he's been some way below that in two subsequent starts; bit to prove dropping slightly in trip.

14/1

6/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 3238-3 D

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Beverley winner off 1lb higher last July (1m2f, soft); fair third behind Royal Countess and Flying Moon over C&D on good to firm on his reappearance earlier this month (Graces Quest neck back in fourth) and worth considering off his current good mark.

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11th

10

(10)

10th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 1f 170y

Class 5

19:50 Ripon

Berry Edge

9st 3lb

J: Sean Kirrane

T: David Thompson

His only win came back in July 2021; promising return to action at Nottingham three weeks ago when narrowly beaten into fourth (second has won easily since); each-way claims off the same mark.

8/1

4th

10

(7)

20th Apr 2024

Soft

1m 2f 50y

Class 5

19:30 Nottingham

Berry Edge

9st 3lb

J: Dylan Hogan

T: David Thompson

Poor 1-21 strike-rate and failed to threaten last year on final few runs for Michael Dods, but he's dropped to an attractive mark and has a pretty solid reappearance record; not written off on stable debut (same owners).

16/1

14/1

  • Place: £4.00

Form: 4-5956 D

Last run: 8 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Having only fourth run on turf (only win was for Hughie Morrison over this trip on the AW last August); needs to step up on last week's sixth at Musselburgh (1m1f, good).

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2nd

9

(3)

27th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Coconut Bay

9st 1lb

J: Rhys Elliott

T: Tristan Davidson

Hard-pulling mare who's been ridden aggressively since dropped to this trip and may be again from a handy stall; should go well under an inexperienced jockey but the losing run is now up to 28.

8/1

10/1

Form: -77645

Last run: 4 days

W: 9st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

These conditions fine and has a chance on his best form (good second over C&D off 8lb higher last August), but mainly disappointing this year, including when fifth at Hamilton last week (8.5f, good).

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1st

3

(1)

13th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 5

20:15 Newcastle (AW)

Havana Party

9st 8lb

J: Lewis Edmunds

T: Iain Jardine

Ended 2023 in good form and he returned from five months off to win decisively over C&D three weeks ago; up 6lb but more appealing than most.

3/1

1st

7

(11)

22nd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 5

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Havana Party

9st 7lb

J: Lewis Edmunds

T: Iain Jardine

Made all at Hamilton (1m1f) last September and runner-up at Redcar (1m2f) later that month; absent since and 0-4 on AW, but has shown some promise here and he can be in the mix if resuming where he left off.

12/1

5th
10 (7)
Tafsir

5/1

Form: 40-932

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 4lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 46

Form & Verdict

11-race maiden who comes into the reckoning after two good runs over this trip at Newcastle this month (short-head second, clear of the rest, last time).

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OUR TIP

13/2

Form: 345-40

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Her three wins have all been over further but promising reappearance run when fourth to Royal Countess and Flying Moon over C&D (Berry Edge neck in front of her in third); up in grade and down in trip when 11th of 14 at Hamilton last time (1m1f, good to soft); a possible.

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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

13/2

Form: 8-3823

Last run: 8 days

W: 9st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Not the best of strike-rates (only win in 17 Flat runs was in September 2020) but has been in fair form recently and has an each-way chance.

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9th

1

(8)

26th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

19:00 Newcastle (AW)

Bulls Aye

9st 10lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Iain Jardine

Bit of support ahead of his comeback here last month and the return to blinkers, worn for last autumn's Musselburgh win (likes it there), could help; doesn't arrive in any form though.

12/1

Form: 8807-1 CD

Last run: 19 days

W: 8st 8lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Scored for the first time in 22 months when getting the better of stable companion Flying Moon and several more of today's rivals over C&D earlier this month (good to firm); up 4lb; not out of it.

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12th

13

(3)

12th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

17:05 Ayr

Royal Countess

8st 9lb

J: Shane Gray

T: R Mike Smith

Three-time course winner (1m2f, soft/good to soft), the latest in May off today's mark; returns to Ayr after two heavy defeats at Hamilton but she failed to shine here in July/August; arrives with something to prove.

20/1

12/1

Form: 1762/5

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

AW winner; fair fifth, though behind several of today's rivals, on return to the Flat over C&D earlier this month (fit from hurdling); more needed to take this.

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8th

8

(9)

25th Jul 2023

Good

1m 4f 104y

Class 6

14:30 Musselburgh

My Macho Man

9st 2lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: Katie Scott

Winless since his 3yo debut and has regressed under both codes in recent times; opposable.

10/1

10th

5

(6)

15th Jul 2023

Soft

1m 3f 15y

Class 6

20:00 Hamilton

My Macho Man

9st 8lb

J: Paddy Mathers

T: Katie Scott

Winless since his 3yo debut and has regressed under both codes in recent times; won't mind the softer ground, down another 3lb and going without the usual headgear by way of a change.

20/1

7th

3

(1)

5th Jul 2023

Good

1m 4f 104y

Class 6

15:05 Musselburgh

My Macho Man

9st 9lb

J: Sam James

T: Katie Scott

Debut AW winner (1m) who is on a 29-race losing run; last of seven when stepped up to 1m5f at Ayr latest; has finished runner-up over C&D (soft) previously; given a chance by the handicapper now, so not written off.

20/1

9/2

Form: 6408-2 CD

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 2lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

Has won five times here, including a hat-trick over this trip last season; 1l second after a break to stable companion Royal Countess over C&D earlier this month (several of today's rivals behind him); 3lb better off with Royal Countess today and another good run is on the cards.

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6th

5

(1)

23rd Aug 2023

Good

1m 3f 39y

Class 6

14:05 Carlisle

Flying Moon

10st 10lb

J: Mr Jack Nicholls

T: R Mike Smith

reared start, took keen hold, prominent, weakened from 2f out

11/2

5th

2

(4)

15th Jul 2023

Soft

1m 3f 15y

Class 6

20:00 Hamilton

Flying Moon

9st 11lb

J: Andrew Breslin

T: R Mike Smith

Does most racing over shorter but has won over C&D, one of three victories here; remains on a handy mark and, like many from this yard, he has been running fairly well without winning; this task is a bit easier.

5/1

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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Flying Moon

The Times:

Tafsir

D Express:

Coconut Bay

The Guardian:

Berry Edge

Daily Mirror:

Havana Party

The Star:

Bulls Aye

RP RATINGS:

Flying Moon

POSTDATA:

Flying Moon

Telegraph:

Flying Moon

Daily Mail:

Flying Moon

The Sun:

Flying Moon

Daily Record:

Flying Moon