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14:30 Ascot

Good To Firm

Queen Mary Stakes (Group 2) (Fillies)

  • Prize money: £65216.5
  • 0m 5f 0y
  • Class 1
  • 26 runners
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Queen Mary Stakes (Group 2) (Fillies)

Runners: 26 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

11/1 (Won)

  • Win: £11.35
  • Place: £3.05

Form: 31 D

Last run: 39 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Blinkers added at Gulfstream Park (5f, firm) on second start and she rocketed out of the gates to make all; set strong fractions and yet was extending her lead late on, swatting aside a Wesley Ward newcomer (odds-on; unraced since) who was clear of the rest; likely contender if coping with this different environment and slower ground.

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1st

9

(28)

21st Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 1

14:30 Ascot

Crimson Advocate

9st 2lb

J: John R Velazquez

T: George Weaver

ponied to start

11/1

6/1

  • Place: £1.65

Form: 11 D

Last run: 34 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Won readily at Windsor (5f, soft) before following up at Salisbury (good) when conceding 2lb to hot favourite Juniper Berries who refused to settle; no certainty to confirm those placings with the runner-up, but she's been a notable market mover in recent days.

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4th

4

(6)

20th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 1

14:05 Newbury

Relief Rally

9st 2lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: William Haggas

steadied start, held up in rear

3/1

7/2

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 1 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Pedigree all speed and she was bought for £360,000 this April; second favourite and it was never in doubt once she loomed up 2f out at Nottingham (5f, good to firm) and stretched clear with ease; stable's 2yos have been going great guns and there's confidence behind her.

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3rd

9

(1)

4th May 2024

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 1

14:55 Newmarket

Beautiful Diamond

8st 11lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: K R Burke

Speedy as a 2yo; confirmed 5f was her trip when making all in an Ayr Listed race (good to soft; second won Listed race next time) in September; has plenty of pace and needs to show she can be as effective on this more demanding finish, but she is one of the more interesting contenders.

4/1

1st

6

(4)

22nd Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 1

14:15 Ayr

Beautiful Diamond

9st 0lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: K R Burke

raced centre, made all, ridden and increased tempo over 1f out, reduced lead final 110yds, unchallenged

11/8

5th

1

(8)

24th Aug 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 1

13:50 York

Beautiful Diamond

9st 2lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: K R Burke

Powered clear to win on debut at Nottingham (5f, good to firm) in June and highly creditable third in the Group 2 Queen Mary (5f, good) a fortnight later; behind Relief Rally in that Royal Ascot race but is open to further improvement for a trainer who has won two of the last four runnings.

8/1

16/1

  • Place: £4.75

Form: 12 D BF

Last run: 34 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Hammered subsequent winners at Bath (5f, good to soft) but her eagerness to crack on with things backfired when held by Relief Rally at Salisbury (good); should settle better this afternoon with a helter-skelter gallop on the cards.

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1st

4

(10)

7th Sep 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 1

15:40 Salisbury

Juniper Berries

9st 2lb

J: Charles Bishop

T: Eve Johnson Houghton

travelled strongly, midfield

16/1

4th

6

(9)

18th Aug 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 34y

Class 1

15:45 Newbury

Juniper Berries

9st 2lb

J: Charles Bishop

T: Eve Johnson Houghton

Not at best in the Super Sprint but that is flanked by solid efforts in the Queen Mary at Royal Ascot (good) and Glorious Goodwood conditions race (soft); latter form can be marked up (had to wait for a run); leading player on the figures.

9/2

10/1

Form: 11 D

Last run: 33 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Professional in winning both races, by 6l at Nottingham (soft) before making all in Listed event at York (good to firm); that latest win was more workmanlike than mindblowing but she should be strong through the line.

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7th

11

(6)

1st May 2024

Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 1

14:50 Ascot

Got To Love A Grey

9st 0lb

J: Pierre-Louis Jamin

T: K R Burke

Made all in Listed fillies' race at York (5f, good to firm) last May before fair fifth at Royal Ascot (5f, good); first run since when Listed winner at Chantilly (5.5f, heavy) in March; below par in Group 3 there since (5.5f, very soft) but she's better than that and is not written off for a trainer who has won two of the last four runnings of this race.

10/1

5th

14

(15)

21st Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 1

14:30 Ascot

Got To Love A Grey

9st 2lb

J: Sam James

T: K R Burke

started quickly

10/1

1st

6

(1)

19th May 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 1

13:50 York

Got To Love A Grey

9st 0lb

J: Sam James

T: K R Burke

5-4 favourite when impressive in five-runner novice on debut at Nottingham (5f, soft); the 6l runner-up had shown promise previously and she has strong claims for last year's winning yard (one of two for stable).

3/1

Form: 42

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

£340,000 buy this April; close up behind Graceful Thunder at Sandown (5f, good to soft) and would have given Midnight Affair a lot more to think about in the Hilary Needler at Beverley (good to firm) had she not found a lot of bother in running; no forlorn hope at fancy odds.

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4th

9

(15)

13th Oct 2023

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 1

13:50 Newmarket

Flora Of Bermuda

9st 0lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Andrew Balding

slowly away

7/2

2nd

11

(7)

15th Sep 2023

Soft

0m 5f 3y

Class 1

14:25 Doncaster

Flora Of Bermuda

9st 0lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Andrew Balding

towards rear

13/2

8th

4

(3)

24th Aug 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 1

13:50 York

Flora Of Bermuda

9st 2lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Andrew Balding

Kept on well to lead home the far-side group in the Group 2 Queen Mary at Royal Ascot (5f, good) on her third start and easily won a warm conditions race at Glorious Goodwood (5f, soft) three weeks ago; has improved with each run and that could continue now upped to 6f; strong contender.

9/2

50/1

Form: 2 BF

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Odds-on when beaten by a fellow newcomer at Catterick (5f, good to firm) and everything points to her trainer having higher expectations for his other two runners.

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8th

5

(3)

2nd May 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 1

19:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Lady Pink Rose

9st 2lb

J: Shane Gray

T: K R Burke

Had some fair 5f form as a 2yo; ran with a bit more promise than her finishing position at Wolverhampton on her return to action 19 days ago and that should have brought her on; still requires a big personal best to take this.

25/1

6th

5

(9)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 4

19:10 Wolverhampton (AW)

Lady Pink Rose

9st 5lb

J: Sam James

T: K R Burke

taken down early, in rear

7/1

8th
1 (14)
Balsam

16/1

Form: 221 D

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Significant forward step in winning a Listed event in France last month (5f, very soft; led late on); runner-up well held in a Group 3 since but there were previous winners further behind her; has raced on nothing faster than soft, so yesterday's showers welcomed; booking of Ryan Moore raises expectations.

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8th

1

(14)

21st Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 1

14:30 Ascot

Balsam

9st 2lb

J: Ryan Moore

T: H-F Devin

sweating

16/1

OUR TIP

Form: 21 D

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Second at Newmarket (good) and went one better in Beverley's traditionally strong Hilary Needler (good to firm; beat Flora Of Bermuda), clocking the quickest time in that race since 2016; had a clearer run than the unlucky second.

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12th

12

(12)

13th Oct 2023

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 1

13:50 Newmarket

Midnight Affair

9st 0lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: Richard Fahey

slowly away

10/1

9th

21

(19)

21st Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 1

14:30 Ascot

Midnight Affair

9st 2lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: Richard Fahey

dwelt start

15/2

18/1

Form: 1 D

Last run: 41 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

$250,000 yearling; bred to stay further than this but looked all speed when making most for a 3l success at Belmont Park (5f, firm) last month; one of three interesting US-trained fillies in the field and hard to dismiss.

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10th

10

(16)

21st Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 1

14:30 Ascot

Cynane

9st 2lb

J: Javier Castellano

T: Thomas Morley

$250,000 yearling; bred to stay further than this but looked all speed when making most for a 3l success at Belmont Park (5f, firm) last month; one of three interesting US-trained fillies in the field and hard to dismiss.

18/1

Form: 21 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Tail-flashing filly who was narrowly denied on debut here (soft) before making amends at Lingfield (5f, good to firm; beat Mariamne); has a lot to find on the figures.

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8th

11

(3)

2nd Aug 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 2

16:10 Goodwood

Thanksbutnothanks

9st 2lb

J: Kevin Stott

T: Dominic Ffrench Davis

Has flashed her tail; fair form over 5f on first three starts, including on soft on debut; however, 11th of 26 in the Queen Mary at Royal Ascot on third occasion pointed to limitations, as does her last of four in 6f Group 2 at Newmarket on latest start.

25/1

4th

4

(2)

14th Jul 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 1

14:25 Newmarket (July)

Thanksbutnothanks

9st 2lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: Dominic Ffrench Davis

took keen hold, pressed leader, led narrowly after 1f, increased tempo under 3f out, headed under 2f out, lost third and weakened from over 1f out

25/1

11th

27

(20)

21st Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 1

14:30 Ascot

Thanksbutnothanks

9st 2lb

J: David Egan

T: Dominic Ffrench Davis

Tail-flashing filly who was narrowly denied on debut here (soft) before making amends at Lingfield (5f, good to firm; beat Mariamne); has a lot to find on the figures.

66/1

12th
13 (23)
 | Uniform

66/1

Form: 2

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo

OR:

Form & Verdict

This is a big ask after coming up short in a Redcar maiden (6f, good to firm) won by Onigiri.

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No Results Found

Form: 1 D

Last run: 36 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Narrowly got the job done at Sandown (5f, good to soft) but, other than Flora Of Bermuda improving plenty to run so well at Beverley, the form hasn't worked out at all well.

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6th

12

(4)

15th Sep 2023

Soft

0m 5f 3y

Class 1

14:25 Doncaster

Graceful Thunder

9st 0lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: George Boughey

prominent

12/1

1st

1

(9)

18th Jul 2023

Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

14:00 Beverley

Graceful Thunder

9st 9lb

J: Kevin Stott

T: George Boughey

Not a bad effort at Royal Ascot, when making most on the wrong side of the course (third in her group); got turned over at odds-on in a small field last time but should be happier back on slower ground and her claims are obvious again.

Evs

2nd

1

(5)

1st Jul 2023

Good To Firm

0m 4f 217y

Class 5

19:15 Lingfield

Graceful Thunder

9st 9lb

J: Pierre-Louis Jamin

T: George Boughey

pressed leader, led over 1f out, soon ridden and edged left, headed inside final 110yds, kept on

11/8

14th
19 (27)
Launch

40/1

Form: 23

Last run: 31 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Conceded late on to Bated Moon at Cork (5f, soft to heavy) and was no match for the front two in a Group 3 at Naas (6f, good); she's useful but evidently no superstar.

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7th

6

(7)

12th Aug 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 6f 0y

16:40 Curragh

Launch

9st 2lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: Adrian Murray

Six-race maiden and looks to be in here to ensure a decent pace for his stablemate.

100/1

3rd

1

(3)

7th Aug 2023

Soft

0m 5f 0y

14:15 Naas

Launch

9st 2lb

J: Gary Halpin

T: Adrian Murray

slightly awkward start, soon disputing second on outer, ridden and outpaced over 1f out, lost second but kept on inside final furlong

13/8

3rd

1

(2)

28th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

0m 5f 0y

17:22 Cork

Launch

10st 3lb

J: Jamie Powell

T: Adrian Murray

started quickly, led, disputed lead halfway, headed and outpaced over 1f out, kept on final 110yds, no match for first two

15/8

Form: 2

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Didn't go unbacked when staying on for second at Newbury (6f, good to firm; 14-1) having been behind early; has races in her but this is unlikely to be one of them, especially dropped back to 5f.

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12th

6

(7)

4th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

17:15 Newmarket

Betties Bay

9st 7lb

J: Joshua Bryan

T: Georgina Nicholls

in touch with leaders towards far side

33/1

6th

8

(7)

7th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 1y

Class 1

15:20 Lingfield (AW)

Betties Bay

8st 13lb

J: Joshua Bryan

T: Georgina Nicholls

towards rear

33/1

3rd

3

(9)

18th Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Betties Bay

9st 8lb

J: Joshua Bryan

T: Georgina Nicholls

6f winner at Newbury last summer; stiff task in a Group 3 when last seen; more realistic assignment ahead of her return but she doesn't look well handicapped.

33/1

16th
12 (10)
Gaiden

33/1

Form: 23

Last run: 33 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Not far away in 5f races won by Relief Rally (soft) and Got To Love A Grey (Listed; good to firm); gives the impression that an extra furlong would be welcomed.

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5th

2

(4)

1st Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Gaiden

9st 1lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Richard Hannon

Went down narrowly in a 6f maiden at Kempton two weeks ago (cheekpieces for the first time), taking her record to 0-9; still sets a good standard for her rivals to aim at though and she's a strong contender once more.

11/4

2nd

11

(4)

17th Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:30 Kempton (AW)

Gaiden

8st 9lb

J: Alec Voikhansky

T: Richard Hannon

Placed off a mark of 82 in three handicaps since switched to AW, latest over C&D when dropped back from 1m; now 0-8 but has the best form claims back at maiden level; wears first-time headgear.

15/8

3rd

1

(3)

3rd Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Gaiden

9st 11lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Richard Hannon

ducked left start and bumped rival start

10/1

100/1

Form: 612 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Blessed with plenty of early speed but this Wolverhampton winner was unable to repel Thanksbutnothanks at Lingfield (5f, good to firm); unlikely to be up to this.

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4th

1

(3)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 4f 214y

Class 6

17:15 Southwell (AW)

Mariamne

9st 10lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: B F Brookhouse

Sole win for James Ferguson at Wolverhampton (5f fillies' maiden; second start) in May 2023; hasn't really figured in four starts (6f-7f) since joining this trainer; visor applied dropping back in trip from an easing mark.

12/1

5th

1

(5)

7th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

19:00 Newcastle (AW)

Mariamne

9st 9lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: B F Brookhouse

Landed a Wolverhampton maiden (5f, Tapeta) for James Ferguson last May and runner-up three times later in the year, but out of the frame in all three outings since debuting for this yard in December; exposed after 12 starts and plenty to prove up in trip.

16/1

8th

3

(5)

23rd Jan 2024

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 5

19:30 Southwell (AW)

Mariamne

9st 8lb

J: Jack Gilligan

T: B F Brookhouse

Reliable sprinter for James Ferguson; two runs for new stable haven't been her best but cheekpieces (worn once when recording her peak RPR) now return; a possible.

16/1

Form: 1

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

The outsider of four at Brighton (extended 5f, good to firm) yet she led them a merry dance from the start, winning by just over 4l; it looked good but the runner-up was extending his losing sequence to four.

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3rd

1

(6)

15th Aug 2023

Standard

0m 5f 6y

Class 3

15:20 Lingfield (AW)

Princess Chizara

9st 8lb

J: Connor Planas

T: Conrad Allen

prominent

7/2

10th

10

(13)

2nd Aug 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 2

16:10 Goodwood

Princess Chizara

9st 2lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: Conrad Allen

taken down early

14/1

18th

24

(3)

21st Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 1

14:30 Ascot

Princess Chizara

9st 2lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: Conrad Allen

The outsider of four at Brighton (extended 5f, good to firm) yet she led them a merry dance from the start, winning by just over 4l; it looked good but the runner-up was extending his losing sequence to four.

28/1

100/1

Form: 46

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Finished no better than fourth in her two runs, latterly behind some of these at Beverley (hooded); that's not the profile of a Queen Mary winner.

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8th

9

(6)

1st Jan 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 2

16:45 Newcastle (AW)

Callianassa

8st 2lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Brian Ellison

Ten-race maiden; has run well over C&D in the past but well behind Blue Prince 11 days and she's opposable from out of the handicap.

33/1

8th

7

(7)

21st Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 4

15:08 Southwell (AW)

Callianassa

8st 13lb

J: Harry Russell

T: Brian Ellison

held up in rear, no impression from 2f out

12/1

6th

1

(5)

9th Dec 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

16:05 Newcastle (AW)

Callianassa

9st 10lb

J: Ben Robinson

T: Brian Ellison

in touch with leaders in centre of group

10/1

66/1

Form: 33

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Third to Midnight Affair and Flora Of Bermuda at Beverley and, unlike those two, she enjoyed a trouble-free passage; vulnerable.

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9th

11

(3)

18th Aug 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 34y

Class 1

15:45 Newbury

Tallulabelle

9st 2lb

J: James Doyle

T: David O’Meara

Well held in the Queen Mary; beaten favourite at Sandown back down in grade, taking record to 0-4 and having no answer to Miaharris's finishing kick; opposed.

25/1

3rd

5

(4)

26th Jul 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 10y

Class 4

18:35 Sandown

Tallulabelle

9st 2lb

J: William Buick

T: David O’Meara

All starts over 5f on good/firmer; placed in maiden at Thirsk and the Hilary Needler at Beverley prior to facing a stiff task at Royal Ascot where she was comfortably held; her first two efforts set the standard back down in class.

5/6

20th

26

(25)

21st Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 1

14:30 Ascot

Tallulabelle

9st 2lb

J: Jason Watson

T: David O’Meara

Third to Midnight Affair and Flora Of Bermuda at Beverley and, unlike those two, she enjoyed a trouble-free passage; vulnerable.

66/1

Form: 19 D

Last run: 31 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Stayed on best to edge out Launch at Cork (5f, soft to heavy) and evidently failed to give her running when behind that rival in Group 3 at Naas (6f, good); not many 2yo races here are won on the back of a blip like that.

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7th

1

(8)

26th Jul 2023

Soft

0m 5f 0y

17:15 Naas

Bated Moon

9st 2lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Cork debut win came on testing ground, both starts since on much better ground in Group contests, hampered and not getting home here over 6f and then never sighted after a slow start in Queen Mary at Ascot; back on softer ground here and cheekpieces fitted but fair bit of improvement needed.

12/1

21th

2

(26)

21st Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 1

14:30 Ascot

Bated Moon

9st 2lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

slowly into stride

50/1

9th

1

(10)

21st May 2023

Good

0m 5f 205y

14:45 Naas

Bated Moon

9st 2lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Got the better of today's rival Launch over 5f on debut at Cork; different ground now, but likely to form with the second and with fourth-placed West Of Wichita over this longer trip

11/2

16/1

Form: 2 BF

Last run: 54 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Had not turned two when making her debut at Keeneland in late April (4.5f, muddy; blinkered); came up just shy after showing the trademark early speed associated with Wesley Ward's youngsters and she wandered about a bit in the finish; while it's rare for a maiden to win this, the trainer factor (he's won this four times) heightens interest for sure.

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22th

6

(22)

21st Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 1

14:30 Ascot

Bundchen

9st 2lb

J: Joel Rosario

T: Wesley A Ward

awkward start and slowly away, always behind

16/1

Form: 1 D

Last run: 70 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Bred to be quick; all the rage for her Kempton debut (5f, AW; 8-11) and, while it was last-gasp stuff, she did well to win at all after losing lengths at the start; she beat a modest lot and will be cooked in this company if again conceding early ground, but the potential is there to raise her game with cheekpieces added.

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7th

6

(6)

20th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 6f 1y

Class 4

12:50 Lingfield (AW)

Out Of The Stars

9st 3lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Archie Watson

Her four runs have all come over 5f, winning twice but only third of five on her recent handicap debut (weak in the betting); step up to 6f needs to give her a lift.

12/1

3rd

3

(1)

6th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 4f 214y

Class 4

17:30 Southwell (AW)

Out Of The Stars

9st 6lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Archie Watson

Well touted before her winning Kempton debut; struggled at Royal Ascot but she returned from a six-month absence to win a 5f novice at Wolverhampton three weeks ago; makes her handicap debut with the potential to do better still.

7/2

1st

1

(1)

16th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 5

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Out Of The Stars

9st 7lb

J: Joshua Bryan

T: Archie Watson

Twice-raced filly who struggled from difficult draw in the Queen Mary at Royal Ascot when last seen; overcame a poor start to win narrowly at Kempton (AW) in April and remains open to progress; leading player back down in class and returned to AW.

13/8

24th
22 (4)
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50/1

Form: 1

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo

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Form & Verdict

Prominent throughout when beating Geologist a shade cosily at Redcar (6f, good to firm; 4-1); no knocking a winning start but the form is none too convincing heading into an assignment of this magnitude.

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Form: 2 BF

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

Narrowly failed favourite backers over slightly further at Wetherby (good to firm) and that form is miles short of the required standard for this; stall 1 might not aid her cause, either.

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6th

1

(5)

2nd Apr 2024

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 5

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Hot Front

9st 9lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: David Evans

Won a Lingfield novice (5f, Polytrack) for the Coles last August and best effort for this yard when narrowly beaten in a fillies' handicap there (6f; first-time visor) in February; below form the last twice, including at Chelmsford on Friday, but interesting back against her own sex with blinkers given a go.

11/2

12th

6

(4)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

14:50 Chelmsford (AW)

Hot Front

9st 9lb

J: Colin Keane

T: David Evans

Made the frame on first three starts for David Evans, most notably when close second in first-time visor at Lingfield (6f) last month; safely held (albeit in a higher grade) at Kempton two weeks later, though, and is more exposed than some of these; no headgear today.

20/1

100/1

Form: 4

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

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Form & Verdict

14-1, nearest at the finish when fourth to Thanksbutnothanks at Lingfield (5f, good to firm); very opposable elevated to this level.

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2nd

8

(4)

27th Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Cotai Vision

8st 7lb

J: Connor Planas

T: David Loughnane

led

7/2

2

(4)

21st Jan 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

19:45 Chelmsford (AW)

Cotai Vision

9st 9lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: David Loughnane

Successful in turf maiden and AW seller for previous yard; knocking at the door in AW handicaps for new stable, runner-up off this mark at Southwell (5f) latest; solid chance.

7/2

2nd

4

(4)

6th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 4f 214y

Class 4

17:30 Southwell (AW)

Cotai Vision

8st 12lb

J: Laura Pearson

T: David Loughnane

led

11/2

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