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17:05 Sandown

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  • 1m 6f 0y
  • Class 4
  • 8 runners
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Runners: 8 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £9.50
  • Place: £3.10

Form: 355-6

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Showed ability for Charlie Appleby last autumn and changed hands for £27,000 in March; 6-1 from 12-1 when creditable, never-nearer sixth of nine on stable/handicap/turf debut at Doncaster (1m4f, good to firm) 15 days ago, a performance which looked promising for this longer trip.

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

1st

1

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 2f 25y

Class 4

14:00 Kelso

Alnilam

11st 12lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

prominent on inner

5/6

7th

3

2nd Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 2f 25y

Class 1

14:17 Kelso

Alnilam

11st 5lb

J: Bradley Harris

T: Anthony Charlton

in rear early, hampered by faller 1st

11/2

3/1

  • Place: £1.20

Form: -03982 D BF

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Often front-runner; won twice on good to firm at Nottingham (1m6f/2m) last summer and back to form when beaten a neck there ten days ago; back up 2lb but firmly in the picture.

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

0

3

(3)

7th Jan 2024

Standard

2m 0f 120y

Class 5

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Alpine Stroll

9st 9lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Alexandra Dunn

disputed lead

25/1

1

27th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 5

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Alpine Stroll

10st 2lb

T: Alexandra Dunn

4th

2

(3)

20th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 7f 169y

Class 5

11:30 Lingfield (AW)

Alpine Stroll

9st 13lb

J: Molly Presland

T: Alexandra Dunn

Won two staying handicaps at Nottingham in the summer of 2022; retained ability without winning this summer; sold for 10,000gns in October; starts out for new yard off a manageable mark; betting to guide.

16/1

OUR TIP

11/4

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 222-41

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

In the frame in his first five handicaps before off the mark in tidy fashion when upped to 2m at Kempton (AW) ten days ago; has a bit to prove if back on good to firm; 2f less to go this time but this is still the second furthest he's been on Flat and he may well have more to offer.

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

15th

12

(9)

10th May 2024

Good

2m 2f 140y

Class 2

16:15 Chester

Wholeofthemoon

8st 13lb

J: Brandon Wilkie

T: Donald McCain

Below form sole start here, when upped to 2m last September on latest Flat outing (yard debut); 80-1 win on handicap hurdle debut at Doncaster (2m3f, good to soft) in December, followed by two respectable efforts but he was soundly beaten on latest start; others are a bit more persuasive.

18/1

15th

6

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 189y

Class 2

16:00 Kelso

Wholeofthemoon

11st 9lb

J: Theo Gillard

T: Donald McCain

Recorded 80-1 win on handicap debut at Doncaster (2m3f, good to soft) in December and both subsequent runs were perfectly respectable; needs to kick on again to win this but that's not out of the question.

16/1

3rd

2

23rd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 188y

Class 4

14:54 Sedgefield

Wholeofthemoon

12st 0lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Donald McCain

raced wide, held up in last, outpaced and niggled along briefly 6th, some headway before 3 out, outpaced and reminders home turn

5/2

10/1

Form: 4596-8 BF

Last run: 161 days

W: 9st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

No win since 2021 and his form slightly tailed off last autumn/winter and he's been absent since January, but stacks of earlier 2021 and 2022 form make this look a very good mark; big shout if he returns on song and the market may guide.

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

6th

5

12th Apr 2024

Good

2m 4f 1y

Class 5

15:10 Fakenham

Arabescato

11st 9lb

T: Olly Murphy

in touch with leaders, jumped path before 1st, soon dropped to rear

9/2

4th

4

4th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

16:40 Southwell

Arabescato

11st 10lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

held up in rear

11/2

Form: 2154-0 BF

Last run: 48 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

Sometimes front-runner; soundly beaten in a hurdle race at Christmas and when back on Flat in April, his only two runs for this yard and given wind surgery in between; tongue tied latest start, now hooded as well; last season's best 1m6f (C&D) and 1m4f form for Ian Williams gives him a fair chance if back on song.

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

7th

4

(5)

29th Apr 2024

Standard

2m 0f 102y

Class 5

17:45 Southwell (AW)

Dark Mystery

9st 7lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: B F Brookhouse

led, headed over 2f out

11/2

2nd

7

(7)

11th Apr 2024

Standard

2m 0f 102y

Class 5

16:50 Southwell (AW)

Dark Mystery

9st 1lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: B F Brookhouse

Winless since 2022 but he wasn't discredited given he raced wide when ninth of 12 in 1m6f Wolverhampton handicap in February; possibilities off a falling mark.

6/1

9th

5

(10)

3rd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 5

16:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Dark Mystery

9st 10lb

J: Jack Gilligan

T: B F Brookhouse

Sole win (16 races) in August 2022; has edged down the weights and has career-low mark, with penultimate start (June) in particular showing that significant ability remains, but his record beyond 1m4f is a concern.

9/1

25/1

Form: 768-00 D

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Won twice on yielding ground in Ireland in 2021 and once on AW last July; heavy defeats when 100-1 over 1m2f and 1m4f this term, which may have been inadequate trips but something more positive from him would still have been preferable.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

4

(1)

17th Jul 2023

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 5

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Sea Appeal

10st 11lb

J: Mr John Reddington

T: Richard Hughes

led, went clear over 2f out, reduced lead over 1f out, headed and weakened inside final furlong

16/1

11th

6

(10)

7th Jul 2023

Good To Soft

1m 6f 0y

Class 4

16:50 Sandown

Sea Appeal

9st 10lb

J: George Rooke

T: Richard Hughes

Won twice on yielding ground in Ireland in 2021 and once on AW last July; soundly beaten this term over 1m2f, 1m4f and 1m6f but he's well handicapped if back to the sort of form he showed on several occasions last summer.

40/1

7th
1 (7)
Udaberri

4/1

Form: 3-2372

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Three good placings over 1m3f/1m4f this season, including on good to firm at Newbury ten days ago; however, he raced freely when attempting 1m6f on penultimate outing, which did not work out; often wears cheekpieces and now has a hood as well.

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

3rd

9

(8)

18th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 3

14:01 Lingfield (AW)

Udaberri

8st 9lb

J: David Probert

T: S Woods

in rear

10/1

2nd

4

(6)

2nd Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

20:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Udaberri

9st 12lb

J: Robert Havlin

T: S Woods

slowly away, in rear, going easily 2f out, headway from over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong

4/1

5th

2

(6)

26th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

17:50 Lingfield (AW)

Udaberri

10st 0lb

J: Robert Havlin

T: S Woods

Quite well handicapped on some of his placed form in ths spring (1m3f-1m6f) but was just a respectable fourth of seven when dropped back to 1m2f at Epsom last month and has a modest 1-20 strike-rate; others preferred.

8/1

Form: 599349

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

All three Irish wins came on the AW; with new yard for last five starts, easily best run for them when third at Kempton (2m, AW) in March; his turf record in recent years is very sparse but he has a lower turf mark and his Goodwood fourth (1m6f, good to soft) on penultimate start suggests he should not be totally dismissed.

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

7

9th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 6f 7y

Class 5

17:50 Stratford

Grandmaster Flash

10st 8lb

J: Charlie Price

T: Bernard Llewellyn

Three AW wins at up to 2m in his Irish days; he used to be useful in that sphere and although he's gone the wrong over the last year, there have been only four runs over hurdles; needs much better than his fourth of seven on handicap hurdle debut (2m; 16-1) last time but this is a longer trip.

9/2

4th

5

9th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 53y

Class 5

16:30 Hereford

Grandmaster Flash

10st 7lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Bernard Llewellyn

Three AW wins at up to 2m in Ireland where he also had soft-ground form; mostly ordinary efforts for both yards in Britain but switching to handicaps in this code should help matters.

8/1

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Payout
Exacta £381.00
Straight Forecast £249.80
Tricast £675.20
Trifecta £1307.00

Selections

RP RATINGS:

Alpine Stroll

SPOTLIGHT:

Alnilam

The Times:

Wholeofthemoon

TOPSPEED:

Dark Mystery

NEWMARKET:

Udaberri

Telegraph:

Sea Appeal

POSTDATA:

Grandmaster Flash

The Sun:

Alnilam

The Star:

Alnilam

The Guardian:

Alpine Stroll

Daily Mail:

Alpine Stroll

D Express:

Alpine Stroll

Daily Mirror:

Alpine Stroll

Daily Record:

Alpine Stroll