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Sky Sports Racing Sky 415 Amateur Jockeys’ Handicap

  • Prize money: £3774.92
  • 1m 2f 42y
  • Class 6
  • 13 runners
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Sky Sports Racing Sky 415 Amateur Jockeys’ Handicap

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Showers

13/2 (Won)

  • Win: £4.70
  • Place: £1.90

Form: 05-872 CD

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 1lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Just one win from his last 28 starts but that was under Thomas Easterby in this race last year on his sole visit to Newcastle, and he was a solid second of six at Thirsk three weeks ago; one to consider.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

1

(5)

16th Oct 2023

Good

1m 0f 208y

Class 5

14:05 Musselburgh

Just Hiss

11st 4lb

J: Mr Thomas Easterby

T: Tim Easterby

A little off his game last time but he's a consistent 10yo who goes well for Thomas Easterby; tad high in the weights but entitled to have a say.

6/1

7th

2

(8)

21st Aug 2023

Soft

1m 4f 13y

Class 5

14:25 Catterick

Just Hiss

11st 3lb

J: Mr Thomas Easterby

T: Tim Easterby

Second in this race last year (good to firm) under Thomas Easterby and he's won under the same rider on two of his last four starts (1m2f, AW/good); did it nicely at Pontefract 12 days ago and holds strong claims up 4lb; finished second on good to soft ground two starts ago.

5/1

Form: 4231-0

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Won under Serena Brotherton at Wolverhampton (9.4f, Tapeta) last November on stable debut and pulled hard when well beaten on recent reappearance at Newbury; the first-time hood could help her settle better here and she's capable of a bold show.

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8th

3

(3)

13th Aug 2023

Good

1m 3f 99y

Class 6

14:35 Windsor

Point Louise

11st 2lb

J: Miss Serena Brotherton

T: Michael & David Easterby

Has never won beyond 8.6f but a good second over 1m2f in June and twice took minor honours over 1m4f last autumn on her only appearances over that trip; needs a return to form after two modest displays.

8/1

9th

1

(13)

25th Jul 2023

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

17:25 Wolverhampton (AW)

Point Louise

11st 2lb

J: Miss Serena Brotherton

T: Michael & David Easterby

Dual course winner (8.6f); runner-up in a first-time hood at Newcastle (1m2f; form franked) penultimate, but never travelling when a beaten favourite at Nottingham subsequently; switches back to AW with headgear removed.

13/2

7th

5

(6)

8th Jul 2023

Good To Firm

1m 2f 50y

Class 6

18:12 Nottingham

Point Louise

10st 5lb

J: Miss Serena Brotherton

T: Michael & David Easterby

Won under Serena Brotherton on stable debut at Wolverhampton (8.6f, AW) in November and bounced back quickly from a disappointing reappearance run (raced too freely) when second to Just Hiss at Newcastle (1m2f, AW; first-time hood) last week; on a fairly tough mark but the return to fast turf won't be a problem.

4/1

7/1

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 65-625

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 46

Form & Verdict

0-10 but promising signs in these cheekpieces the last twice, going close at Ayr (1m, good to firm) then fifth over this C&D where he would have been closer with a clear run; Jack Nicholls has made an excellent start to his career and there's plenty to like about his claims.

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Verdict Starting price

2nd

8

(8)

4th Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

16:10 Newcastle (AW)

Braes Of Doune

9st 4lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Jim Goldie

Improved for the fitting of cheekpieces and twice ran well over 1m2f here last summer before making it 12th-time lucky at Ayr (1m2f, good to soft); now 4lb higher and both the drop in trip and six-month absence pose a question.

4/1

20/1

Form: 326-60

Last run: 17 days

W: 11st 3lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Went close on AW last December and is now 6lb lower, but he's struggled on both starts this season and a revival is required.

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8th

4

(8)

1st May 2024

Soft

1m 2f 5y

Class 5

15:15 Pontefract

Bushfire

9st 5lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Gemma Tutty

Failed to build on an encouraging C&D third when only seventh in 1m2f Ripon handicap 13 days ago; this two-time scorer in 2023 needs to bounce back.

14/1

7th

8

(7)

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 1f 170y

Class 4

15:42 Ripon

Bushfire

8st 8lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Gemma Tutty

in touch with leaders

13/2

3rd

3

(1)

2nd Apr 2024

Soft

1m 2f 5y

Class 5

16:15 Pontefract

Bushfire

9st 4lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Gemma Tutty

1m2f winner on soft ground last July and only 2lb above his last winning mark over 1m on the AW; last season didn't end well but he returns with the yard having winners.

13/2

Form: -17418 CD

Last run: 15 days

W: 10st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Two-time course winner who was a close fourth over C&D last month before winning at Chelmsford (1m2f, AW); may not have been suited by the return to turf at Nottingham a fortnight ago and could bounce back with big run.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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7th

7

10th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 178y

Class 4

17:18 Sedgefield

Oscar Doodle

11st 3lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Brian Ellison

Four-time AW winner (1m2f-12.5f); runner-up at Newcastle (1m2f, Class 6; 15-2) a fortnight ago; reverts to hurdles (with the hood back on) hoping to build upon his opening February C&D third (soft; 33-1); stablemate of Toscan Genius and Away She Goes; each-way possibilities.

9/2

2nd

8

(12)

26th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

18:00 Newcastle (AW)

Oscar Doodle

9st 5lb

J: Ben Robinson

T: Brian Ellison

Has won over C&D and he put in a solid front-running shift at Newcastle here ten days ago; behind Humble Spark on that occasion though and work to do to turn the tables.

8/1

4th

5

(2)

16th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

17:30 Newcastle (AW)

Oscar Doodle

9st 7lb

J: Ben Robinson

T: Brian Ellison

Course regular who often pulls hard and may again, back from a short break minus the hood tried over hurdles in February; there's little room for manoeuvre off this mark anyway.

8/1

Form: -44033 CD

Last run: 11 days

W: 10st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

Returned to form with a close third at Wolverhampton (9.4f, Tapeta) 11 days ago when back on AW in first-time cheekpieces (retained); has won over C&D and could be bang there off the same mark as last time.

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10th

4

(3)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

13:05 Chelmsford (AW)

Prince Ali

9st 8lb

J: Dougie Costello

T: Deborah Faulkner

Last 13 starts have been on the Wolverhampton Tapeta and has mainly been running well since winning off this mark there (8.6f) last September; however, he was well held in one go on Polytrack so has something to prove.

8/1

3rd

2

(2)

19th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Prince Ali

9st 9lb

J: Archie Young

T: Deborah Faulkner

Last win came under Archie Young (over C&D from a similar mark) last September; consistent since, finishing runner-up on no fewer than four occasions, including when chasing home a stablemate of Plumette over 9.5f here last Friday.

4/1

2nd

5

(2)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Prince Ali

9st 6lb

J: Robert Havlin

T: Deborah Faulkner

travelled strongly, prominent, switched right and ridden over 1f out, led inside final furlong, soon hung right and headed

11/2

Form: 60-625 D BF

Last run: 23 days

W: 10st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Went close at Redcar last month and he's effective here; not discounted but his profile has been patchy over the last 12 months and he was soundly beaten at Nottingham last time; has to bounce back.

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6th

5

(5)

9th Aug 2023

Good To Soft

1m 2f 5y

Class 6

14:20 Pontefract

The New Marwan

11st 2lb

J: Mr Eireann Cagney

T: Richard Fahey

midfield, dropped to rear after 2f

11/2

1st

8

(2)

25th Jul 2023

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

17:25 Wolverhampton (AW)

The New Marwan

10st 12lb

J: Mr Eireann Cagney

T: Richard Fahey

Doesn't win all that often (2-27) and hasn't really kicked on since finishing runner-up at Redcar (1m2f, good to firm) in May; that said, there were mitigating circumstances (hampered) at Newcastle last time, so he may get closer to Point Louise.

12/1

7th

10

(12)

30th Jun 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

16:55 Newcastle (AW)

The New Marwan

10st 8lb

J: Miss Lois Teal

T: Richard Fahey

Went close at Redcar last month and he's effective here; not discounted but his profile has been patchy over the last 12 months and he was soundly beaten at Nottingham last time; has to bounce back.

12/1

Form: 557/7/

Last run: 891 days

W: 10st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

This is his first run since April 2021 and it's a hefty layoff to defy; however, his trainer can ready one after an absence and he was a fair second over hurdles when last seen; not a forlorn hope on his return.

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Verdict Starting price

4th

9

29th Aug 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

18:20 Worcester

Whiskey And Water

11st 5lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Brian Ellison

Runner-up off 7lb higher on his final run over hurdles in April 2021 but has been well held in three Flat runs since returning from a long absence.

13/2

9th

10

(7)

21st Aug 2023

Soft

1m 4f 13y

Class 5

14:25 Catterick

Whiskey And Water

9st 12lb

J: Miss Kayleigh Rayner

T: Brian Ellison

On a reduced mark and took a step back in the right direction over C&D last month on his second start back from a huge absence, but he was still soundly beaten and needs a bigger performance this afternoon.

20/1

Form: 231397

Last run: 60 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Two winter wins on the Wolverhampton Tapeta (7f/8.6f) for new yard and close third there (9.4f) in March; the return to turf may not have suited at Bath last month but he was also well beaten at Wolverhampton two starts ago, so a return to form is required.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

8

(4)

16th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 5

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Pessoa

9st 5lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Adrian Wintle

Four course wins over the past two winters, three of them over 7.2f; has little wiggle room off this mark (4lb higher than when last successful) and was below par last time but gives his trainer, who also saddles Soi Dao, a decent hand.

6/1

5th

4

(5)

6th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Pessoa

9st 9lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Adrian Wintle

Ran creditably three weeks ago when bidding for a C&D hat-trick, taking overall form figures over 7f here to 12112; very solid contender kept to optimum scenario, for all that he remains on career-high mark.

3/1

2nd

7

(2)

16th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

15:05 Wolverhampton (AW)

Pessoa

9st 7lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Adrian Wintle

towards rear

7/2

Form: 74-341 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 0lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Won under Brodie Hampson for the eighth time when making all at Chepstow (1m2f, good to firm) a fortnight ago; today's race is more competitive but this in-form mare is effective on Tapeta and is respected up 4lb.

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10th

3

(14)

5th May 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 213y

Class 6

14:10 Salisbury

Luna Magic

11st 2lb

J: Miss Brodie Hampson

T: Archie Watson

Running well on the AW lately and is just 1lb higher than when winning this race under Brodie Hampson the last time it took place in 2022 (has won off a higher mark since); conditions were very different then and most of her turf wins have come on good to firm, but she has won on soft; high on the list.

9/2

2nd

8

(10)

8th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 6

14:00 Lingfield (AW)

Luna Magic

10st 11lb

J: Miss Brodie Hampson

T: Archie Watson

Won plenty of races for Brodie Hampson and she's run creditably in races won by Verona Star and My Brother Mike the last twice; needs more to defy the same mark but she should give her running.

6/1

4th

6

(7)

12th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

16:38 Southwell (AW)

Luna Magic

10st 11lb

J: Miss Brodie Hampson

T: Archie Watson

Bounced back quickly from a below-par run when chasing home Verona Star under regular partner Brodie Hampson at Wolverhampton (8.6f) last month and remains well handicapped on last year's form; good chance.

9/1

10/1

Form: 57862-

Last run: 298 days

W: 10st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

0-11 and absent since last September (refused to enter stalls and withdrawn on last intended start); however, when he last raced he went close over this C&D and is not ruled out on his return to action.

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6th

3

(7)

15th Aug 2023

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

El Jad

9st 11lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Antony Brittain

15-race maiden; suited by the AW and creditable efforts at Wolverhampton (8.5f) and here (7f) on last two Tapeta starts; more needed.

12/1

6th

9

(10)

5th Aug 2023

Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

17:05 Doncaster

El Jad

9st 6lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Antony Brittain

midfield

8/1

2nd

7

(14)

3rd Aug 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

18:05 Newcastle (AW)

El Jad

9st 11lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Antony Brittain

Signed off last year with a close second here over 1m2f; latest fourth at Wolverhampton (8.6f) wasn't too shoddy but hasn't raced over 7f since debut.

14/1

Form: /479-5

Last run: 79 days

W: 10st 11lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Below best last year on final two runs for Richard Hughes and same story on stable debut in April; however, she may have needed that latest outing and she's dropped down the weights; one to watch in the betting.

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1st

9

(3)

9th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 5

17:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

More Diamonds

9st 13lb

J: Miss Sienna Shepard

T: James Ferguson

Placed just once from 11 starts and hard to make a case for her based on her last four starts.

20/1

6th

8

(7)

2nd Sep 2023

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

More Diamonds

10st 10lb

J: Miss Sienna Shepard

T: James Ferguson

Ten-race maiden who has been beaten 8l or more in her four runs for new yard this season; dropped another 3lb but she needs a transformation with cheekpieces added.

25/1

6th

1

(1)

29th Jul 2023

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

18:15 Salisbury

More Diamonds

10st 11lb

J: Miss Sienna Shepard

T: James Ferguson

held up in rear

16/1

50/1

Form: 5-5390

Last run: 25 days

W: 10st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Good third at Musselburgh (1m1f) last month but well beaten the next twice (1m2f/1m4f) and the first-time cheekpieces need to inspire a revival.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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8th

5

(9)

29th Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 6

17:00 Ripon

Wheal Kitty

9st 6lb

J: Paula Muir

T: Jessica Bedi

dwelt start, held up in last, no impression from 4f out

50/1

8th

3

(2)

3rd Aug 2023

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

16:56 Newcastle (AW)

Wheal Kitty

9st 10lb

J: Morgan Cole

T: Jessica Bedi

The wheels have come off since finishing close up at Musselburgh in May and this far possibly stretches her.

12/1

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Payout
Exacta £363.00
Straight Forecast £314.40
Tricast £2010.40
Trifecta £2424.00

Selections

The Times:

Prince Ali

SPOTLIGHT:

Braes Of Doune

LAMBOURN:

Luna Magic

THE NORTH:

Just Hiss

Telegraph:

Diffident Spirit

D Express:

Point Louise

POSTDATA:

Braes Of Doune

The Star:

Braes Of Doune

The Guardian:

Prince Ali

Daily Mirror:

Prince Ali

The Sun:

Prince Ali

Daily Record:

Luna Magic

Daily Mail:

Just Hiss