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17:20 Wolverhampton (AW)

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  • Prize money: £3079.54
  • 1m 5f 219y
  • Class 6
  • 13 runners
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Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Partly cloudy

5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.60
  • Place: £1.70

Form: 757515 CD

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 13lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Ended long losing spell with clearcut C&D win last month and was denied a clear run when only fifth over 2m here three weeks ago; has a lot more going for him than some of these.

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7th

3

(5)

5th Jan 2024

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1m 5f 219y

Class 6

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Steel Helmet

9st 5lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Harriet Bethell

Two wins and as many seconds from 11 visits here but was well behind in The Craftymaster's race here 20 days ago.

10/1

7th

3

(2)

16th Dec 2023

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2m 0f 120y

Class 6

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Steel Helmet

9st 6lb

J: Benoit De La Sayette

T: Harriet Bethell

Won two of his three most recent course starts, over 1m6f in May and June, and went very close off this mark at Newcastle (2m) in July; can come on for his recent return to action at Southwell; major role likely.

6/1

5th

14

7th Dec 2023

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1m 6f 21y

Class 6

15:07 Southwell (AW)

Steel Helmet

9st 4lb

T: Harriet Bethell

Seen mostly on Tapeta and has more to prove on Polytrack, as shown by latest start; 1m6f wins at Wolverhampton this May and June, with a close call at Newcastle on penultimate start, but there's a bit more for him to prove with the 105-day absence.

9/1

5/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 3-7564 CD

Last run: 82 days

W: 10st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Won this race under Jessica Llewellyn last year and was also on target at Ayr (1m5f, good) a few weeks later; below form on last couple of outings but returns from 82-day break on a good mark; high on the list.

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2nd

5

(3)

4th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 6

21:00 Ffos Las

King Charles

8st 7lb

J: William Cox

T: Bernard Llewellyn

in touch with leaders, headway from 3f out, edged left over 1f out, kept on but no extra inside final furlong

15/8

2nd

7

(3)

26th Jun 2023

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1m 5f 219y

Class 6

17:20 Wolverhampton (AW)

King Charles

10st 13lb

J: Miss Jessica Llewellyn

T: Bernard Llewellyn

Won this race under Jessica Llewellyn last year and was also on target at Ayr (1m5f, good) a few weeks later; below form on last couple of outings but returns from 82-day break on a good mark; high on the list.

5/1

9

(7)

3rd May 2023

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2m 0f 120y

Class 6

13:50 Wolverhampton (AW)

King Charles

10st 5lb

J: Miss Jessica Llewellyn

T: Bernard Llewellyn

Dual winner last year, including here, for today's jockey Jessica Llewellyn and is back on a handy mark; is one of the likelier winners in a first-time tongue-tie.

8/1

6/1

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 77-438

Last run: 26 days

W: 11st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Modest 1-28 turf strike-rate and was well beaten on only previous AW start (November 2022) but his close third at Carlisle (1m3f, good to firm) last month was a good effort and he'll be fine over today's trip.

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5th

7

(8)

23rd Aug 2023

Good

1m 3f 39y

Class 6

14:05 Carlisle

Chief Craftsman

10st 8lb

J: Mr Thomas Easterby

T: Tim Easterby

midfield, no impression from over 2f out

8/1

3rd

5

(1)

4th Aug 2023

Good

1m 5f 0y

Class 6

18:10 Musselburgh

Chief Craftsman

10st 3lb

J: Mrs Emily Roberts

T: Tim Easterby

midfield, stayed on from over 1f out, went third inside final 110yds

7/1

Form: 930050

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 11lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Won off 11lb higher over 1m at Lingfield in February 2022 but has looked out of sorts in recent months and still has stamina to prove over today's trip.

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27

7th Dec 2023

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1m 3f 23y

Class 6

14:32 Southwell (AW)

Adaayinourlife

8st 13lb

T: Mark Usher

8th

9

(2)

18th Nov 2023

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1m 0f 1y

Class 6

11:45 Lingfield (AW)

Adaayinourlife

8st 7lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Mark Usher

prominent, dropped to midfield after 3f

14/1

4th

11

(2)

6th Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

13:30 Kempton (AW)

Adaayinourlife

8st 10lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: Mark Usher

1m AW winner in February 2022; this summer's best efforts have come over further and he's vulnerable back at 1m on his return to action.

33/1

OUR TIP

Form: 54518- CD

Last run: 209 days

W: 11st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Scored over C&D off today's mark last summer and took quite well to hurdling in the autumn but returned from break with two underwhelming hurdle runs this spring and needs recent wind op to have made a difference; refitted blinkers replace cheekpieces.

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7th

1

10th May 2024

Good

2m 4f 139y

Class 5

17:00 Market Rasen

My Brother Jack

12st 0lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Ollie Pears

AW Flat winner (1m6f); has yet to win over hurdles but made the frame on good ground here in September and had to deal with softer conditions since.

7/1

0

7

9th Dec 2023

Soft

3m 0f 149y

Class 4

12:20 Aintree

My Brother Jack

10st 11lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Ollie Pears

AW Flat winner (1m6f); yet to win over hurdles and needs to improve on recent efforts, but quite interesting now upped markedly in trip (first run at beyond 2m2.5f).

14/1

33/1

Form: 026740

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Runner-up in 1m4f classified here in February and kept on for modest fourth in 1m6f Yarmouth handicap in May but was never competitive in refitted cheekpieces here (1m4f) three weeks ago and strike-rate now 0-34.

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10th

5

(6)

19th Jul 2023

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1m 4f 51y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Harmonious

9st 9lb

J: Elisha Whittington

T: Scott Dixon

slowly away, in rear

25/1

6th

13

(9)

26th Jun 2023

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1m 5f 219y

Class 6

17:20 Wolverhampton (AW)

Harmonious

10st 9lb

J: Mr Andrea Pinna

T: Scott Dixon

Runner-up in 1m4f classified here in February and kept on for modest fourth in 1m6f Yarmouth handicap in May but was never competitive in refitted cheekpieces here (1m4f) three weeks ago and strike-rate now 0-34.

33/1

10th

9

(5)

5th Jun 2023

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1m 4f 51y

Class 6

21:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Harmonious

8st 4lb

J: Elisha Whittington

T: Scott Dixon

Maiden who has been in the frame a few times here and wasn't beaten far when runner-up in a C&D classified in February; has had a few chances off modest marks in handicaps though and a win looks unlikely.

25/1

10/1

Form: 8437-5

Last run: 26 days

W: 10st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

A maiden after six runs but made fairly encouraging seasonal debut when staying-on fifth at Beverley (1m4f, good to firm) last month and has possibilities if that run has brought him on.

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2nd

5

7th May 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

14:55 Ffos Las

Crossbeau

11st 2lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

prominent, not fluent 3rd, led 6th

10/1

4th

5

21st Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 5

15:50 Chepstow

Crossbeau

11st 0lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

in touch with leaders, not fluent 3 out, weakening when jumped right last

10/1

5th

9

8th Feb 2024

Good

2m 3f 137y

Class 5

16:00 Huntingdon

Crossbeau

11st 3lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

15-race maiden, most on Flat; hurdling last five starts, vastly more competitive when third on handicap hurdle debut and unfortunate in seven-runner race at Chepstow (near 2m4f, again heavy) nine days ago as he was about 6l clear when unseating at the last; has the same mark today (due to go up 5lb) so has a big shout if in the same form.

3/1

Form: 430-60

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 9lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Returned to the Flat with respectable sixth under Cameron Hillhouse here (2m) last month but needs to bounce back from a heavy defeat over that trip here three weeks ago.

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6th

8

9th May 2024

Good

3m 1f 10y

Class 5

14:25 Huntingdon

Quiet Thunder

11st 0lb

J: James Best

T: Sarah Hollinshead

Sole win from 25 starts came in a novice hurdle in June 2022; fit from Flat and continues down the weights as a hurdler but others are more persuasive.

25/1

5th

10

(2)

27th Apr 2024

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2m 0f 120y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Quiet Thunder

9st 0lb

J: Gina Mangan

T: Sarah Hollinshead

midfield

20/1

Form: 960025 C

Last run: 4 days

W: 10st 10lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 46

Form & Verdict

Inconsistent and regressive veteran; came second off today's basement mark at Wetherby (1m5f, good to firm) two starts ago and has won twice for Becky Smith in the past but his latest run was disappointing and it's hard to know what to expect from him here.

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2nd

7

(1)

26th Jan 2024

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1m 4f 0y

Class 6

16:20 Lingfield (AW)

The Resdev Way

9st 3lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Michael & David Easterby

Veteran whose losing run is up to 24, but after four months off he only found a subsequent winner too good on stable debut at Wolverhampton (1m6f, Tapeta) three weeks ago; successful in his only previous go on this surface (1m5f) and interesting.

6/1

2nd

7

(6)

5th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 6

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

The Resdev Way

9st 0lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Michael & David Easterby

Veteran without a win since April 2022 and struggles with consistency these days; hard to support with confidence on debut for a new yard.

33/1

7/2

Form: 276472

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Has rather mixed record this year but seemed to respond well to change of headgear when second to much-improved rival in 1m4f Lingfield classified three weeks ago; today's longer trip will suit; big player if the blinkers continue to have a positive effect.

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5th

10

(1)

12th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 6f 21y

Class 6

18:30 Southwell (AW)

Fighting Poet

9st 2lb

J: Kaiya Fraser

T: Richard Phillips

Came closest to winning when beaten a neck here (1m4f, first-time cheekpieces) just over a year ago; 5lb lower, but now 0-16 and not seen in 226 days.

33/1

7th

4

(8)

30th Aug 2023

Standard

1m 7f 169y

Class 6

14:52 Lingfield (AW)

Fighting Poet

10st 10lb

J: Mr Edward Mitchell

T: Richard Phillips

raced wide, in rear

10/1

10th

2

(2)

26th Jun 2023

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 6

17:20 Wolverhampton (AW)

Fighting Poet

11st 0lb

J: Unknown

T: Richard Phillips

Has rather mixed record this year but seemed to respond well to change of headgear when second to much-improved rival in 1m4f Lingfield classified three weeks ago; today's longer trip will suit; big player if the blinkers continue to have a positive effect.

7/2

33/1

Form: 7/8674

Last run: 13 days

W: 10st 9lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

12-race maiden who was beaten about 27l when last of four in Brighton classified (1m4f) two weeks ago; difficult to enthuse over.

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11th

12

(10)

26th Jun 2023

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 6

17:20 Wolverhampton (AW)

Clooney

10st 9lb

J: Miss Hannah West

T: Rebecca Woodman

12-race maiden who was beaten about 27l when last of four in Brighton classified (1m4f) two weeks ago; difficult to enthuse over.

33/1

4th

1

(3)

13th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 3f 198y

Class 6

15:20 Brighton

Clooney

10st 2lb

J: Aidan Keeley

T: Rebecca Woodman

Ran fairly well when sixth of 12 in this grade at Kempton (1m4f, AW) in February but was over 8l behind Greek Giant at Lingfield last week, after a break, and is now 0-11.

14/1

7th

4

(2)

6th Jun 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

Class 6

20:10 Lingfield (AW)

Clooney

10st 2lb

J: Aidan Keeley

T: Rebecca Woodman

Ten-race maiden; didn't run badly when sixth in this grade at Kempton (1m4f) in February, his second start after a long absence, but not seen again since; not the obvious answer.

20/1

Form: -86750

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Fairly respectable fifth over C&D under Adam O'Shea in similar race to this in April but suffered heavy defeat over 2m here three weeks ago and without a win since March 2021; sports first-time cheekpieces.

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11th

11

(10)

11th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

17:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Peruvian Summer

10st 7lb

J: Mr Adam O’Shea

T: John Stimpson

awkward start and slowly into stride, in rear

50/1

9th

10

(9)

18th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

16:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Peruvian Summer

10st 4lb

J: Mr Adam O’Shea

T: John Stimpson

Three AW wins, on Fibresand and Tapeta elsewhere but having a slow time of it over a variety of trips in 2023; continues best watched.

40/1

11th

7

(12)

19th Jul 2023

Good To Soft

1m 4f 13y

Class 6

14:52 Catterick

Peruvian Summer

10st 9lb

J: Mr Adam O’Shea

T: John Stimpson

Three-time AW scorer; not solid judged on 2023 form and this return to turf presents an additional question mark.

25/1

Form: 6/0/6/ D

Last run: 1344 days

W: 11st 0lb

14 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

14yo who has been absent since struggling off lowly mark in a handicap chase in summer 2021; this AW debut is his first Flat run since 2019; cheekpieces refitted; can't be recommended.

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14th

13

(8)

13th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 109y

Class 6

14:00 Doncaster

Hartside

10st 7lb

J: Miss Lauren Sanders

T: Peter Winks

slowly into stride

100/1

13th

5

(1)

26th Jun 2023

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 6

17:20 Wolverhampton (AW)

Hartside

11st 0lb

J: Miss Lauren Sanders

T: Peter Winks

14yo who has been absent since struggling off lowly mark in a handicap chase in summer 2021; this AW debut is his first Flat run since 2019; cheekpieces refitted; can't be recommended.

66/1

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Exacta £398.00
Straight Forecast £302.40
Tricast £2026.80
Trifecta £2132.00

Selections

RP RATINGS:

Fighting Poet

D Express:

My Brother Jack

SPOTLIGHT:

King Charles

Telegraph:

Steel Helmet

POSTDATA:

Chief Craftsman

The Sun:

The Resdev Way

The Guardian:

Fighting Poet

Daily Mirror:

Fighting Poet

Daily Record:

Fighting Poet

The Star:

My Brother Jack

The Times:

King Charles

Daily Mail:

Steel Helmet