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15:30 Southwell (AW)

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GB Civils Handicap

  • Prize money: £5129.32
  • 1m 0f 13y
  • Class 4
  • 11 runners
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GB Civils Handicap

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Sunny

12/1 (Won)

  • Win: £20.20
  • Place: £4.50

Form: 4321-4 D

Last run: 50 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Won twice as a 2yo and 1m on AW shouldn't be an issue; remote last of four on her reappearance but it was 1m2f on slow ground; this should be more suitable.

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6th

5

(9)

15th Jul 2023

Soft

1m 0f 68y

Class 4

19:00 Hamilton

Swift Lioness

9st 5lb

J: Oliver Stammers

T: Charlie Johnston

Can race freely and has been hit and miss this season; the return to soft ground should help, though, and better can be expected if she's ridden aggressively again in a race not overloaded with pace.

8/1

6th

7

(2)

28th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 2

15:40 Salisbury

Swift Lioness

8st 13lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Charlie Johnston

Has won three of her seven starts and she really kicked on again when finishing well to beat a clear second at Southwell (1m, Tapeta) two weeks ago; up 7lb in this tougher race but she could continue on the upgrade and is respected back on turf.

7/2

1st

8

(8)

13th Jun 2023

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 4

15:30 Southwell (AW)

Swift Lioness

9st 2lb

J: Oliver Stammers

T: Charlie Johnston

Won twice as a 2yo and 1m on AW shouldn't be an issue; remote last of four on her reappearance but it was 1m2f on slow ground; this should be more suitable.

12/1

9/2

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 241-29 D BF

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 10lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Marked improvement when winning a 1m nursery at Kempton last September; ran well for second in a Haydock handicap that represents strong form on his reappearance in April (1m, good) and although he was a beaten favourite at Newmarket last time, he raced prominently in a race dominated by those held up; still capable of better.

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9th

9

(9)

20th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

1m 1f 21y

Class 3

16:20 Yarmouth

Acotango

9st 4lb

J: Jim Crowley

T: Harry & Roger Charlton

1m AW winner as a 2yo; several good runs in defeat this season and although he was well beaten last time, the switch to more patient tactics may not have suited; blinkered for the first time today; stamina to be proven.

12/1

9th

9

(5)

20th Aug 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

17:45 Sandown

Acotango

9st 1lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Harry & Roger Charlton

Has climbed the weights without winning this year but has twice been a good second (1m, good/AW) and was fair third of six at Goodwood (1m, good) latest; this 3yo remains open to further progress; unproven on slow ground.

8/1

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10/1

  • Place: £2.60

Form: 691-0

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Three modest runs on turf but they sandwich a cosy Tapeta win in November; not easy to assess but getting back on this surface may be the key and blinkers are now added.

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12th

7

(9)

24th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 5

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Come Together

9st 8lb

J: P J McDonald

T: Jedd O’Keeffe

His two efforts on the AW stand head and shoulders above his six starts on turf, winning here (8.6f) 11 months ago and finishing third of ten at Southwell (1m, Tapeta) in June; possibilities.

20/1

18

23rd Oct 2023

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1m 0f 142y

Class 4

16:05 Wolverhampton (AW)

Come Together

9st 0lb

T: Jedd O’Keeffe

11th

13

(3)

28th Sep 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

17:18 Newmarket

Come Together

9st 2lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Jedd O’Keeffe

Lightly raced 3yo who won 8.6f AW novice last November and drops back in trip on his third outing for this yard; however, he's hard to fancy based on what he's shown the last twice (1m2f/1m3f).

40/1

Form: 32-18 D

Last run: 39 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Improved effort at the third attempt when easily landing a 1m novice at Kempton in February; prominent in the betting for a Goodwood handicap last month but he was unable to land a blow; still capable of better.

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8th

2

(11)

5th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

20:00 Dundalk (AW)

Garrick Painter

10st 0lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Noel C Kelly

disputed lead early, led clearly after 1f

12/1

7th

6

(6)

22nd Mar 2024

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1m 0f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Garrick Painter

9st 6lb

J: Killian Leonard

T: Noel C Kelly

Did well to record 1m2f win here in December when allowed to dictate and only just denied in similar contest in February despite wandering around under pressure; didn't stay 1m4f on latest when cheekpieces tried and now takes a marked drop in distance.

6/1

6th

7

(3)

23rd Feb 2024

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1m 4f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Garrick Painter

9st 10lb

J: Colin Keane

T: Noel C Kelly

Did well to record 1m2f win here in December when allowed to dictate and ran up to that form in similar contest nine days ago, despite wandering around under pressure; cheekpieces now fitted and leading player with Colin Keane taking over, if staying this longer trip.

4/1

8/1

Form: 2518-

Last run: 248 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Easy winner of a Tapeta maiden on his third start; out of his depth in a 1m2f Group 3 at Newmarket when last seen in October; this more realistic and accessories could help him settle.

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9th

3

(10)

11th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 4

13:30 Southwell (AW)

Band Of Steel

9st 8lb

J: Robert Havlin

T: S Woods

Form dipped at Wolverhampton three weeks ago but he is normally consistent on AW and could well rebound; back on career-low mark and holds a good chance if taking well to new headgear (tongue-tie and blinkers replace hood/cheekpieces).

11/2

0

5

(10)

22nd Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 4

19:15 Wolverhampton (AW)

Band Of Steel

9st 7lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: S Woods

0-9 since his novice win here (8.6f) last September but he's reached the frame in last three runs and was beaten less than 2l behind See You Boy at Lingfield (7f) last week; hasn't had much luck with the draw again but he shouldn't be far away.

9/1

4th

1

(10)

13th Dec 2023

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0m 7f 1y

Class 5

12:00 Lingfield (AW)

Band Of Steel

9st 10lb

J: Robert Havlin

T: S Woods

Had been running over further but was bang there on the return to 7f last week at Chelmsford when tried in this new headgear combination; the draw could prove troublesome.

5/2

Form: 38-625

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Won twice over shorter last summer but the handicapper has been in command this year; this is a lower grade than when a close fifth at York last month but others may have greater potential; AW debut.

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3rd

1

(4)

9th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

1m 0f 6y

Class 4

15:00 Pontefract

Metahorse

9st 11lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Darryll Holland

Two wins last year (6f/7f), the latest off this mark; some fair placed efforts without winning this season; each-way chance.

13/2

3rd

4

(2)

26th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 96y

Class 4

17:10 Beverley

Metahorse

9st 9lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Darryll Holland

Runner-up at Epsom and here before an excusable defeat at Ascot after getting a worked up in the stalls; the principal concern would an apparent preference for drier ground.

7/1

9/1

Form: 3221-2

Last run: 40 days

W: 9st 0lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Progressive at two, winning a 7f maiden at Brighton in September; bumped into a handicap blot on reappearance at Redcar six weeks ago; still capable of better.

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5th

6

(7)

6th Jul 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 3y

Class 5

16:00 Yarmouth

Inspirited

9st 7lb

J: Andrea Atzeni

T: Marco Botti

Form dipped on AW last time; has a consistent record (32212) on turf, most recently second behind a progressive and well-treated rival at Redcar (1m, good to soft) on seasonal debut; enters calculations off same mark back in this sphere.

12/1

7th

10

(2)

13th Jun 2023

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 4

15:30 Southwell (AW)

Inspirited

9st 0lb

J: Stefano Cherchi

T: Marco Botti

Progressive at two, winning a 7f maiden at Brighton in September; bumped into a handicap blot on reappearance at Redcar six weeks ago; still capable of better.

9/1

2nd

3

(1)

4th May 2023

Soft

0m 7f 219y

Class 5

16:00 Redcar

Inspirited

9st 9lb

J: Andrea Atzeni

T: Marco Botti

Placed on first three starts, before comfortably winning from the front in a five-runner maiden at Brighton (7f, good) last September in first-time cheekpieces; unraced on softer than good; 1m can help with further improvement on this handicap/seasonal debut.

7/1

10/1

Form: 5-1283

Last run: 33 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Good record on AW, winning at Kempton in February and a creditable third over 7f here last month; that latest effort suggests he'll need improvement for this first crack at 1m if he's to defy this mark.

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8th

7

(9)

13th Jun 2023

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 4

15:30 Southwell (AW)

Little Edi

9st 2lb

J: Mark Winn

T: Richard Spencer

Good record on AW, winning at Kempton in February and a creditable third over 7f here last month; that latest effort suggests he'll need improvement for this first crack at 1m if he's to defy this mark.

10/1

3rd

6

(1)

11th May 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

13:50 Southwell (AW)

Little Edi

9st 3lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Richard Spencer

Tailed off at Newbury three weeks ago but that was his first run on soft ground; had previously improved for cheekpieces on the AW, winning over 7f at Kempton then narrowly defeated on his return visit; could easily bounce back with Billy Loughnane booked.

8/1

8th

10

(9)

21st Apr 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

16:25 Newbury

Little Edi

8st 10lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Richard Spencer

Had plenty of experience; has improved for cheekpieces on the AW this year, winning over 7f at Kempton then narrowly defeated there 23 days ago; now significantly higher than his handicap defeats on turf last year so there are question marks back on grass.

9/1

Form: 4453-7

Last run: 72 days

W: 9st 0lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Ran well on his nursery debut at Pontefract in October (1m, good to soft); low-key return to action ten weeks ago (1m2f, soft); career best required.

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1st

4

(11)

9th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

15:45 Thirsk

Nights Over Egypt

9st 7lb

J: Jason Watson

T: Rebecca Menzies

11-race maiden; midfield in a competitive 7f handicap at Chelmsford 11 days ago; promise on soft early in his career; others look safer.

12/1

7th

13

(1)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

16:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Nights Over Egypt

9st 5lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Rebecca Menzies

0-10 and starting to look exposed, though the drop to 6f looked against him at Newcastle last time; down in grade on this return to a handicap and interesting to see how he fares in the market.

16/1

Form: 027

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 1lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Ran well when second of eight at Leicester last month (7f, soft); less good at Wolverhampton three weeks ago; opening mark looks tough.

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6th

8

(9)

6th Jul 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 3y

Class 5

16:00 Yarmouth

Story Of Peace

9st 7lb

J: Robert Havlin

T: Simon & Ed Crisford

0-4, clear best effort when second at Leicester (7f, soft) in May; turned in a stinker at Southwell (1m, AW; tailed-off last) most recently; chance partly depends on how well he responds to first-time headgear.

25/1

10th

9

(10)

13th Jun 2023

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 4

15:30 Southwell (AW)

Story Of Peace

9st 1lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Simon & Ed Crisford

Ran well when second of eight at Leicester last month (7f, soft); less good at Wolverhampton three weeks ago; opening mark looks tough.

12/1

7th

9

(12)

23rd May 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

15:10 Wolverhampton (AW)

Story Of Peace

9st 4lb

J: Ross Coakley

T: Simon & Ed Crisford

No show on his Yarmouth debut (1m, good) last month, but improved plenty when beaten half a length into second of eight at Leicester (7f, soft) 11 days later; in good hands and could well improve again, but he has plenty on from the widest stall.

8/1

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Exacta £1742.00
Straight Forecast £1240.20
Tricast £7054.80
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Selections

POSTDATA:

Trip To Rome

The Times:

Metahorse

SPOTLIGHT:

Acotango

TOPSPEED:

Garrick Painter

NEWMARKET:

Band Of Steel

The Guardian:

Little Edi

Telegraph:

Trip To Rome

Daily Mail:

Trip To Rome

D Express:

Trip To Rome

Daily Mirror:

Trip To Rome

The Star:

Trip To Rome

Daily Record:

Trip To Rome

The Sun:

Metahorse

RP RATINGS:

Acotango