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  • Prize money: £3245.08
  • 0m 6f 0y
  • Class 6
  • 13 runners
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Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Scattered showers

1st
6 (14)
Mcqueen

16/1 (Won)

  • Win: £17.70
  • Place: £4.70

Form: 463405

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Never getting there in time at Yarmouth latest (6f) and remains winless below 1m; on a winning mark, but may require a pace collapse.

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1st

6

(14)

21st Jun 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

20:55 Newcastle (AW)

Mcqueen

9st 8lb

J: Ray Dawson

T: Henry Spiller

Never getting there in time at Yarmouth latest (6f) and remains winless below 1m; on a winning mark, but may require a pace collapse.

16/1

5th

6

(2)

14th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 3y

Class 6

17:00 Yarmouth

Mcqueen

9st 3lb

J: Ray Dawson

T: Henry Spiller

In fair form on AW around the turn of the year (over further); drop to 6f and return to turf saw him well beaten at Brighton six weeks ago; may need more of a test.

12/1

3

(10)

5th Jun 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Mcqueen

9st 9lb

J: Andrea Atzeni

T: Henry Spiller

Both wins have been at 1m on Polytrack and latest was in January 2022; had some close calls during the winter but he's been well below form in last two starts (7f/6f) and has a tough draw on this switch back to Tapeta; others preferred.

11/2

8/1

  • Place: £2.90

Form: 3-0585 CD

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

C&D score in October 2021 (nursery) remains his only success, though he is 4lb lower than for that now; finished well in a falsely run Wetherby 7f contest last time and turn may be getting a little closer.

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6th

12

(7)

13th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

13:47 Catterick

Variety Island

8st 11lb

J: Alex Jary

T: Simon Whitaker

took keen hold, pressed leaders, lost ground over 4f out

5/1

1st

10

(9)

30th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

17:10 Catterick

Variety Island

9st 5lb

J: Phil Dennis

T: Simon Whitaker

Doesn't have the best of strike-rates and is best watched after two ordinary AW runs this year; cheekpieces back on.

14/1

10

(8)

8th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

16:50 Newcastle (AW)

Variety Island

9st 1lb

J: Lewis Edmunds

T: Simon Whitaker

prominent

9/1

8/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 753425 D

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Fair spring/summer to date hit the skids at Hamilton last week (5f), though that was in 0-70 company and he's dropped to a 0-55 for the first time ever here; return to 6f and Tapeta both fine, and he's respected.

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9th

10

(7)

23rd Apr 2024

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

21:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Yaahobby

9st 2lb

J: Mark Winn

T: Antony Brittain

All three wins here (5f/6f) and 6lb lower than for the most recent last summer, but latest efforts raise doubts as to whether he is running well enough to take advantage.

25/1

7th

16

(15)

20th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

19:40 Thirsk

Yaahobby

9st 2lb

J: Ben Robinson

T: Antony Brittain

in rear

25/1

7/2

Form: 6-2772 D

Last run: 40 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

Losing run stands at 26, but one of two near misses this year was recorded over C&D in February off just 1lb lower; can throw in the odd bad run but generally appreciates a galloping 6f, and warrants consideration.

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2nd

12

(7)

10th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 6f 18y

Class 5

19:44 Nottingham

Enderman

8st 9lb

J: Mark Winn

T: Paul Midgley

Just two wins from 41 starts but his last success was over C&D (August 2023) and he's finished close up in big-field events at Thirsk (heavy/soft) in both runs this season; should be in the thick of things again and he handles most ground.

13/2

2nd

3

(12)

20th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

19:40 Thirsk

Enderman

9st 9lb

J: David Nolan

T: Paul Midgley

in touch with leaders

7/1

4th

11

(1)

9th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

15:45 Thirsk

Enderman

8st 13lb

J: Sam James

T: Paul Midgley

Ended his drought when winning a 6f handicap at Nottingham (heavy) last August off a 1lb higher mark; some promise on AW this winter; chance if stall 1 doesn't prove a major hindrance.

8/1

Form: 6680-6 D

Last run: 40 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

6f Kempton Polytrack winner off 7lb higher this time last year; no finish better than midfield since, including one run on Tapeta.

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6th

7

(5)

23rd Apr 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 42y

Class 6

17:25 Yarmouth

Fantasy Navigator

9st 0lb

J: Alistair Rawlinson

T: Michael Appleby

Both wins and best form came on the AW; only fifth of seven in a classified race on Tapeta last time and well held on his only previous run over 5f.

6/1

5th

4

(4)

21st Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

19:30 Southwell (AW)

Fantasy Navigator

9st 2lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Michael Appleby

Got up late to win at Newcastle (6f) last month; not beaten far into fourth over 7f here 11 days ago; not discounted back in a classified event.

5/1

4th

8

(5)

10th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

19:30 Southwell (AW)

Fantasy Navigator

9st 5lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Michael Appleby

Ended a lengthy losing sequence at Newcastle (6f) in February but he's been well below par on both subsequent starts there; he needs to get back on track.

10/1

14/1

Form: 8-6056

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Hasn't quite seen out 7f the last twice, but immediate pedigree speaks that bit more positively of his prospects over sprint trips than further, and this first drop down to 6f looks a positive move; interesting.

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3rd

9

(5)

3rd May 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

20:30 Newcastle (AW)

Darker

8st 11lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Ruth Carr

Beaten just over a length into third of 12 behind Odd Socks Havana over C&D last month and didn't enjoy an ideal trip at Wolverhampton (8.6f, Tapeta) ten days ago; now 0-19, though, so the switch to blinkers will need to make a difference.

12/1

6th

11

(8)

23rd Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Darker

8st 4lb

J: George Rooke

T: Ruth Carr

in rear

6/1

3rd

12

(12)

8th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

16:50 Newcastle (AW)

Darker

9st 0lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Ruth Carr

held up in rear, headway when hung left over 1f out, kept on and went third towards finish

14/1

10/1

Form: -19884 C

Last run: 44 days

W: 9st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Dual 5f winner here and got back on track with last month's fourth, staying on well after a very troubled start; remains to be seen what he's capable of at 6f now, having not tried this trip since November 2021.

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6th

2

(2)

20th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

20:00 Newcastle (AW)

Joshua R

9st 9lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: Helen Cuthbert

ducked sharply left start and hampered rival start, took keen hold, in rear

5/1

9th

7

(11)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

19:15 Newcastle (AW)

Joshua R

9st 2lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: Helen Cuthbert

Two C&D wins to his name; not beaten far in a better race over C&D in September when last seen (usual cheekpieces absent) and he's of interest with the cheekpieces back on.

11/2

4th

10

(3)

29th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Newcastle (AW)

Joshua R

9st 3lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Helen Cuthbert

held up in last, headway from over 2f out

12/1

Form: -23513 CD

Last run: 96 days

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

C&D classified scorer in February, and next-time near-1l third behind Hurt You Never looks even better form now than then; fair claims, especially if losing far less ground at the start; cheekpieces return.

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6th

5

(9)

17th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:05 Newcastle (AW)

Kraken Florida

9st 9lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: John Wainwright

Sole win came narrowly over C&D this time last year and Paul Mulrennan got another good tune out of him when runner-up last time (also C&D); has another short break to overcome but is a player.

13/2

2nd

8

(8)

30th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Kraken Florida

9st 1lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: John Wainwright

There's a doubt regarding his current form in view of his three runs this summer (one over C&D); however, he's well treated judged on his C&D efforts earlier in the year and is not written off back from a break.

20/1

2nd

8

(8)

30th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Kraken Florida

9st 1lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: John Wainwright

There's a doubt regarding his current form in view of his three runs this summer (one over C&D); however, he's well treated judged on his C&D efforts earlier in the year and is not written off back from a break.

20/1

OUR TIP

6/1

Form: 47-041 D

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

All three wins over Catterick's 6f, the latest gained in a 0-70 from 2lb out of the weights 11 days ago; back above any winning mark again now and yet to post a better RPR than 49 in three visits to Newcastle.

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9th

3

(9)

30th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Quercus

9st 7lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: Ann Duffield

Three wins at Catterick this summer and has had a break since flopping there in August; however, hasn't shone on his four AW starts, all of them here.

8/1

33/1

Form: 756108 C

Last run: 8 days

W: 9st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Dual 6f scorer in 2018, but all wins since then (one here) have been over the minimum; well held by Beast Of Burden over C&D last month.

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5th

8

(1)

25th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Newcastle (AW)

Mutabaahy

10st 7lb

J: Miss Jessica Flint

T: Antony Brittain

took keen hold, midfield, headway over 1f out, kept on final 110yds, not pace to challenge

12/1

4th

5

(3)

18th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

18:30 Newcastle (AW)

Mutabaahy

9st 9lb

J: Mark Winn

T: Antony Brittain

Never in the hunt over 6f here on Friday night; won just one of his last 55 starts and opposable for win purposes once again.

14/1

6th

6

(9)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

19:10 Newcastle (AW)

Mutabaahy

9st 9lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Antony Brittain

pulled hard, in rear, ran on inside final furlong, not pace to challenge

16/1

Form: 4869-0

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Chance on form of C&D 2yo novice second in autumn 2021, but last of 15 on this month's Thirsk return and far more needed.

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8th

5

(7)

8th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

17:20 Newcastle (AW)

Sydney Bay

9st 7lb

J: William Pyle

T: Geoffrey Harker

Unproven over 7f but he won twice over 6f here last October and last month's reappearance run here (6f) was a respectable effort, when keeping on well on his first outing since wind surgery; every chance he'll build on that latest run and he could play a leading role if staying the trip.

9/2

7th

9

(11)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

19:15 Newcastle (AW)

Sydney Bay

9st 1lb

J: Sam James

T: Geoffrey Harker

Dual C&D winner in October but below best on last two starts, including over C&D last time; has since had wind surgery and interesting to see if that revives his fortunes.

10/1

10th

10

(6)

4th Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

19:10 Newcastle (AW)

Sydney Bay

9st 3lb

J: Sam James

T: Geoffrey Harker

Below par over 7f at Southwell three weeks ago; in great form over C&D otherwise for current stable, winning twice then good second; now goes in new headgear; respected back in this scenario.

9/2

50/1

Form: 76058

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Lost race at the start dropped to 5f latest (too slowly away); useful mark next to the level set over 6f at Ayr before that, and untried on Tapeta in a handicap, but others more compelling all the same.

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15th

11

(15)

20th Jul 2023

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

15:45 Leicester

Roman Blaze

9st 7lb

J: Paula Muir

T: Jessica Bedi

ducked right start, towards rear

20/1

7th

8

(3)

10th Jul 2023

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

17:15 Ayr

Roman Blaze

9st 0lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Jessica Bedi

Best effort in seven starts (including a bumper) when fifth of 12 on handicap debut over C&D (good) in May, but little to shout about otherwise and the addition of a tongue-tie needs to make a difference.

33/1

4/1

Form: 872232 C

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

5lb better off with Beast Of Burden for a C&D defeat of just over 1l last month, and last week's fine Hamilton second was a third podium finish from as many starts since; losing run mounting up, but claims still good.

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13th

3

(11)

21st Jun 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

20:55 Newcastle (AW)

Macho Pride

9st 9lb

J: Faye McManoman

T: Ruth Carr

5lb better off with Beast Of Burden for a C&D defeat of just over 1l last month, and last week's fine Hamilton second was a third podium finish from as many starts since; losing run mounting up, but claims still good.

4/1

2nd

4

(12)

14th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 6y

Class 6

17:50 Hamilton

Macho Pride

11st 2lb

J: Miss Chelsea Brooks

T: Ruth Carr

Sandwiched between Beast Of Burden and Zegos Surprise when second at Newcastle early last month and has backed that effort up twice since (one C&D), albeit held behind Giselles Izzy latest; obvious place claims.

9/1

3rd

1

(1)

1st Jun 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

17:22 Ripon

Macho Pride

9st 10lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Ruth Carr

Poor strike-rate and on a long losing run but he is fully effective over C&D and he comes here on the back of two seconds last month; drawn on the outside and may have to wait a bit longer to get off the mark for this yard.

9/2

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Payout
Exacta £1936.00
Straight Forecast £1297.60
Tricast £9494.10
Trifecta £24867.00

Selections

RP RATINGS:

Macho Pride

SPOTLIGHT:

Darker

Telegraph:

Quercus

D Express:

Kraken Florida

The Sun:

Sydney Bay

Daily Mail:

Enderman

The Star:

Darker

POSTDATA:

Macho Pride

The Times:

Macho Pride

The Guardian:

Macho Pride

Daily Record:

Macho Pride

Daily Mirror:

Quercus