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20:05 Goodwood

Good To Soft

William Hill Handicap

  • Prize money: £6621
  • 1m 0f 0y
  • Class 4
  • 6 runners
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William Hill Handicap

Runners: 6 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

OUR TIP

7/2 (Won)

  • Win: £5.50
  • Place: £2.20

Form: 4-164

Last run: 27 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Won a Lingfield maiden (7f, AW) in March and only beaten just over 2l into fourth of ten on handicap debut at York (1m, good to firm) last time, finishing a length behind a subsequent winner; down in grade and should make his presence felt.

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

8

15th Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 3y

Class 4

13:10 Fakenham

Sceptic

10st 10lb

J: Charlie Todd

T: Ian Williams

Capable of fairly useful winning form at 1m for Andrew Balding on the Flat but he has beaten just one rival in two starts for his current yard in that sphere; goes hurdling now with a bit to prove.

8/1

13th

7

(1)

1st Jan 2024

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 2

15:10 Newcastle (AW)

Sceptic

8st 11lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Ian Williams

Two wins (Polytrack/turf) in the first half of 2023 when trained by Andrew Balding; never dangerous on last month's stable debut at Wolverhampton (first run after a wind op); new trip today; others bring stronger claims.

33/1

7th

1

(8)

5th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 3

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Sceptic

9st 13lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Ian Williams

A dual 7f/1m winner this term for Andrew Balding but off the track since beating only one in 1m1f Yarmouth handicap in September; starts out for a new yard here on the back of a wind op, with a bit to prove.

12/1

6/1

  • Place: £2.60

Form: 1-3 BF

Last run: 167 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Made a winning debut in a novice at Chelmsford (7f, AW) last November, but probably did too much early when third of ten in a similar contest at Kempton (7f, AW) in January; returns from 167 days off having been gelded since last seen and will need to settle better if he is to see out the extra furlong on turf/handicap debut.

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

1st

5

(7)

8th Jul 2023

Good

0m 7f 37y

Class 3

17:00 Haydock

Nails Murphy

9st 2lb

J: Pat Cosgrave

T: Richard Hughes

Won on debut at Chelmsford (7f, AW) last November; has been headstrong on both runs since, most recently on his turf and handicap debut at Goodwood (1m, good) two weeks ago, but he still managed to finish second last time and has potential if able to settle better; trainer won this last year.

13/2

2nd

6

(1)

23rd Jun 2023

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

20:05 Goodwood

Nails Murphy

9st 6lb

J: Pat Cosgrave

T: Richard Hughes

took keen hold

6/1

2

(10)

10th Jun 2023

Standard

0m 7f 1y

Class 5

18:40 Lingfield (AW)

Nails Murphy

9st 11lb

J: Pat Cosgrave

T: Richard Hughes

Form: 41-292 D

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Landed a Kempton nursery (1m, AW) last September and only beaten a head at Southwell (1m, AW) ten days ago, pulling a long way clear of the rest; due to go up 6lb for that and no problem with the return to turf, so holds strong claims.

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

11th

1

(6)

28th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

17:25 Southwell (AW)

Acotango

9st 9lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: Harry Charlton

Two starts on the AW have resulted in a narrow win at Kempton (1m, Polytrack) and a narrow defeat here (1m); has run well fresh before so the 221-day absence not the end of the world, but whether this short a trip will suit remains to be seen.

11/2

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

Form: 622

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Steadily improving, finishing runner-up in his last two starts including behind a nice prospect at Doncaster (1m, good to firm) three weeks ago; remains open to further progress now handicapping and one to be interested in.

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

1st

2

(5)

26th Aug 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 31y

Class 4

19:20 Windsor

Halla Dubai

9st 12lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Owen Burrows

Runner-up at Lingfield (1m, AW) in May on second start and occupied same position at Doncaster (1m, good to firm) in June behind a subsequent Group 3 winner; soundly beaten fourth of six on handicap debut at Goodwood (1m, good) last time and needs to settle better today but he retains potential.

5/1

8/1

Form: 41-7

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Easily won a Chelmsford novice (6f, AW) last November, but well held on his Kempton return (7f, AW) 16 days ago; not bred to stay this far so something to prove now making his handicap/turf debut; stable also runs Seductive Power.

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

8th

7

(10)

18th Aug 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

16:20 Newbury

Mindthegap

9st 8lb

J: Sean Levey

T: Richard Hannon

6f AW scorer last November; has failed to progress in three starts (7f/1m) this year, including on turf; may fare better off this reduced mark but others are preferred.

16/1

5th

5

(3)

2nd Aug 2023

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

17:52 Sandown

Mindthegap

9st 7lb

J: Alec Voikhansky

T: Richard Hannon

in touch with leaders

25/1

Form: 3-2293

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Newbury novice winner (6f, good) last summer and placed a few times since, as when third of 11 in first-time blinkers at Newbury (1m, good) last month (runner-up has won since); likely to run his race off the same mark, but more is probably needed for the win.

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

8th

9

(5)

17th Apr 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

19:30 Kempton (AW)

Seductive Power

9st 4lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Brett Johnson

The drop to sprinting didn't help at Lingfield 13 days ago, weakening in the straight; blinkers return today but there is other pace on show and he's got too much to prove for comfort.

25/1

7th

5

(4)

4th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 6f 1y

Class 5

13:50 Lingfield (AW)

Seductive Power

9st 7lb

J: Luke Catton

T: Brett Johnson

Won a 2yo novice at Newbury on his third run for Richard Hannon (6f, good); winless at three but he ran some good races off much higher marks than this; hasn't lasted home over further in two Class 4 events for new yard this season; may fare better sprinting but he's not a solid option.

16/1

7th

8

(5)

13th Mar 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

18:30 Kempton (AW)

Seductive Power

9st 1lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: Brett Johnson

1-11 for Richard Hannon; twice runner-up in small-field Polytrack handicaps this time last year including here (7f), but having been off for 198 days and been gelded he failed to beat a rival over the same trip back here last month; needs a good deal more.

16/1

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Payout
Exacta £294.00
Straight Forecast £241.40
Trifecta £663.00

Selections

TOPSPEED:

Halla Dubai

SPOTLIGHT:

Acotango

The Times:

Nails Murphy

Daily Mirror:

Troon

LAMBOURN:

Halla Dubai

Telegraph:

Halla Dubai

Daily Mail:

Halla Dubai

The Sun:

Halla Dubai

The Star:

Halla Dubai

RP RATINGS:

Acotango

POSTDATA:

Acotango

The Guardian:

Acotango

D Express:

Acotango

Daily Record:

Acotango