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17:00 Pontefract

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Northern Commercials Service, Sales And Parts Handicap

  • Prize money: £4187.2
  • 0m 6f 0y
  • Class 5
  • 14 runners
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Northern Commercials Service, Sales And Parts Handicap

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

OUR TIP

15/2 (Won)

  • Win: £7.50
  • Place: £2.70

Form: 425633 C

Last run: 33 days

W: 10st 3lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Sole win for previous yard came at this venue; largely consistent in defeat for current stable; possibilities back here, provided he takes well to first-time headgear and the widest draw proves no issue.

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12th

7

(4)

5th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 6

12:00 Lingfield (AW)

Gannon Glory

9st 10lb

J: Alice Bond

T: Adam West

All three wins at sprint trips; more modest efforts than good ones since a 6f claiming success at Wolverhampton in August and didn't shine over 7f and 1m for new yard in November.

66/1

12th

14

(11)

20th Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

16:30 Kempton (AW)

Gannon Glory

9st 4lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: Adam West

Has done his winning at sprint distances; inconsistent, including over 7f, since last success and has something to prove at this new trip on second run for new yard.

25/1

8th

12

(3)

7th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 1y

Class 4

14:22 Lingfield (AW)

Gannon Glory

8st 13lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: Adam West

Two wins over 6f this year including in a Wolverhampton claimer (Tapeta) in August; makes his debut for his fourth different stable and 1lb lower than when last successful in a handicap, but he still has stamina to prove.

10/1

25/1

  • Place: £13.50

Form: 30-968 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Has gained all wins in usual cheekpieces, which were removed when failing to beat a rival last time; has weak claims on overall 2023 form and the headgear is again missing.

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12

(8)

4th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 5

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Impeller

9st 0lb

J: Duran Fentiman

T: Grace Harris

Four-time winner over 6f for Tim Easterby, including on the old Fibresand surface at Southwell; didn't show much on her stable debut over C&D last time (behind Ultramarine) and best to look elsewhere.

25/1

9th

7

(5)

18th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 5

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Impeller

9st 2lb

J: Dougie Costello

T: Grace Harris

Mostly consistent on turf this year for Tim Easterby, sold for 5,500gns after finishing third of nine at Redcar four weeks ago; rarely seen on AW but did win at Southwell (Fibresand) earlier in career.

12/1

3rd

1

(7)

20th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 217y

Class 5

14:10 Redcar

Impeller

9st 12lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Tim Easterby

String of good efforts in July and August, winning at Carlisle (6f, good to soft) and placed on five other occasions; not at his best at Pontefract 11 days ago though and he'll be 2lb lower from the weekend.

10/1

12/1

  • Place: £3.40

Form: 747-57 D

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

6f winner for previous yard; some promise in two runs for new stable this season; latest effort, behind two of these rivals at Thirsk, can be marked up (met traffic problems); could go well off reduced mark.

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10th

8

(6)

27th Sep 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

17:35 Redcar

Atomise

9st 6lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Michael Dods

towards rear

20/1

7th

9

(6)

31st Aug 2023

Good

0m 6f 195y

Class 5

16:48 Carlisle

Atomise

9st 5lb

J: Callum Rodriguez

T: Michael Dods

Close third of 14 at Pontefract (6f, good to firm) three starts ago and she's been effective at this trip in the past; may get a boost from first-time cheekpieces and she's not totally ruled out, but this season's form has been patchy and others are a bit more compelling.

14/1

Form: 64-263 D

Last run: 6 days

W: 10st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Dual 6f AW scorer for previous stable; has made the frame several times for current yard, most recently third over 7.5f at Beverley; each-way claims off unchanged mark back down in distance.

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10th

10

(4)

20th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:35 Thirsk

Patontheback

8st 13lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: Gemma Tutty

taken down early, midfield

12/1

7th

9

(8)

28th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 4

20:30 Southwell (AW)

Patontheback

8st 12lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: Gemma Tutty

towards rear

16/1

12th

10

(11)

2nd Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

17:00 Newcastle (AW)

Patontheback

9st 8lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Gemma Tutty

awkward start, took keen hold, midfield

12/1

16/1

Form: 222296

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 11lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Has consistent AW form; appeared to run well at Ripon (6f, soft) on turf debut but was advantaged by racing on the favoured side and hasn't repeated that effort in two outings since; not solid.

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3rd

2

(8)

9th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

15:45 Thirsk

Wreck It Ryley

9st 10lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Alan Brown

Only 1lb higher than for last summer's 7f win at Ayr; effective on slow ground but he'll need to be at his best to make a winning stable debut after 195 days off.

6/1

4th

4

(2)

27th Sep 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

17:35 Redcar

Wreck It Ryley

9st 11lb

J: Sam James

T: Grant Tuer

dwelt start, towards rear

7/1

4th

2

(5)

12th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

16:50 Catterick

Wreck It Ryley

9st 11lb

J: Sam James

T: Grant Tuer

Resumed winning ways at Ayr (7f) in August and backed it up with a very good third of nine at Musselburgh (7f) a fortnight ago; blinkers go back on now and he's a player off an unchanged mark.

3/1

Form: 873132

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 11lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Versatile sort who scored over 7f on AW in May and over 5.5f on turf last month; creditable second at Wolverhampton (5f, AW) last Monday; in decent form and looks a likely player back up in trip.

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6th

11

(5)

27th Mar 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

South Dakota Sioux

9st 1lb

J: Paddy Bradley

T: John Butler

Now 5lb lower than for his Newcastle second last October (6f), his final run for David O'Meara; not at his best in a Class 5 over C&D last time but he has the ability to go well at this level; strong pace would aid his claims.

8/1

6th

7

(7)

13th Mar 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

19:00 Kempton (AW)

South Dakota Sioux

9st 1lb

J: Paddy Bradley

T: John Butler

Hasn't built on a promising stable debut when third of 11 at Lingfield (6f, Polytrack) in November, but he is back off his last winning mark and market support for him would be significant.

12/1

7th

6

(2)

16th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

16:10 Wolverhampton (AW)

South Dakota Sioux

9st 6lb

J: Paddy Bradley

T: John Butler

Dual winner (turf/Tapeta) for David O'Meara, but two contrasting efforts since joining this yard, finishing a fair third of 11 at Lingfield (6f, Polytrack) but well held here (7f, Tapeta); market may indicate what is expected this time.

12/1

Form: 60-340 CD

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Career record is 5-40; best to forgive latest effort as he stumbled badly leaving the stalls; easily won this race (off just 2lb lower on good ground) last year and holds a great chance if he's in similar form.

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3rd

9

(13)

31st Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 5

17:35 Southwell (AW)

Late Arrival

9st 6lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Michael & David Easterby

Bounced back to form with a comfortable success over C&D (off 7lb lower) two weeks ago, taking AW record to 4-16; still favourably treated on historical data and commands respect.

7/2

1st

1

(3)

16th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

19:15 Southwell (AW)

Late Arrival

9st 9lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Michael & David Easterby

Well handicapped on even last season's best but he made a low-key return to action at Wolverhampton last month; needs to leave that well behind but possesses too much ability to ignore at this level.

14/1

20/1

Form: -00668 CD

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 6lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Veteran who has three C&D wins on his CV, including this race in 2019; not solid on 2023 form but the return to this scenario may have positive effect; now 1lb below last winning mark.

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7th

12

(10)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 6y

Class 5

14:52 Catterick

Magical Effect

8st 7lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Ruth Carr

in touch with leaders, outpaced and dropped to rear home turn, weakened over 1f out

25/1

7th

15

(2)

20th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

16:30 Redcar

Magical Effect

9st 0lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Ruth Carr

On a dangerous mark and conditions should be fine but this veteran has not won since last autumn and he's been well held in his last three runs; others look stronger.

33/1

6th

4

(7)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

17:50 Catterick

Magical Effect

9st 4lb

J: Ben Sanderson

T: Ruth Carr

taken down early

16/1

14/1

Form: -94085

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Sole win for previous yard came over 7f on AW; mixed results over 6f for current stable but ran respectably here most recently and ties in with Corinthia Knight on that effort; not dismissed.

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7th

8

(12)

7th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

20:00 Newcastle (AW)

Atlantic Heart

9st 6lb

J: David Nolan

T: Paul Midgley

1-26 and a bit disappointing in a 0-50 classified event over 5f here last time, but she ran well behind the bang-in-form Bonito Cavalo at this venue in her two starts prior to that; return to this trip may suit and each-way claims.

11/1

5th

3

(1)

20th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Atlantic Heart

9st 9lb

J: David Nolan

T: Paul Midgley

held up in rear

4/1

4th

9

(3)

4th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Newcastle (AW)

Atlantic Heart

9st 4lb

J: David Nolan

T: Paul Midgley

Without a win since 2022; three runs this year, best of those when 22-1 fourth of 11 to Bonito Cavalo here on Friday on her drop back to 6f; needs to build on that but this will be her first attempt at 5f and she's not the percentage call.

16/1

9/1

Form: 331203 D

Last run: 24 days

W: 10st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Sole turf success came two years ago; however, ran respectably (one place behind Fiscal Policy) at Thirsk last month when returned to grass for first time this year; each-way possibilities.

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5

(2)

30th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

19:30 Southwell (AW)

Kaths Toyboy

9st 5lb

J: Sam James

T: Kevin Frost

Not quite on his game since back from a break but he's getting temptingly treated again relative to his form at 7f and 6f here last spring; having first run over C&D this winter, which might make a difference.

5/1

7th

6

(2)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

19:15 Newcastle (AW)

Kaths Toyboy

9st 6lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Kevin Frost

2-29 on AW, both wins off lower marks; placed at Southwell (7f) on return from break but posted a lesser effort over same C&D since; others preferred on balance.

14/1

7th

1

(5)

6th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

18:00 Southwell (AW)

Kaths Toyboy

9st 9lb

J: Sam James

T: Kevin Frost

took keen hold, prominent

7/1

Form: 30-652 CD

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 4lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

Veteran who is 7-27 at Pontefract, the most recent success off 1lb higher last September; close second at Ripon on latest outing and looks difficult to dismiss back here despite his advancing years.

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10th

7

(3)

4th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

17:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Round The Island

9st 6lb

J: Phil Dennis

T: Simon Whitaker

Inconsistent on turf this year and holds weaker claims than fellow 10yo Kenstone, who is in good form; sole AW win came in 2016.

16/1

Form: 597743 D

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

5-29 on AW compared to just 2-19 on turf; not disgraced at Leicester last month when returned to grass for first time this year; however, likely needs to raise his game a notch in this deeper field.

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9th

8

(6)

7th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Mostallim

9st 9lb

J: Christian Howarth

T: Michael Appleby

C&D winner in 2022; ran away with a 6f Chelmsford race in July off just 2lb lower, which stands out this season but he has place claims on other 2023 evidence nevertheless.

7/1

3rd

1

(7)

14th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:55 Chelmsford (AW)

Mostallim

9st 11lb

J: Frederick Larson

T: Michael Appleby

Ran away with a C&D handicap in July off just 3lb lower; two good efforts on Tapeta in successive days in early August; below par here last time but he can't be discounted.

6/1

6th

6

(10)

24th Aug 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

20:35 Chelmsford (AW)

Mostallim

9st 6lb

J: Christian Howarth

T: Michael Appleby

midfield

7/2

14/1

Form: 634-81 D

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Belied her 28-1 odds in six-runner seller at Thirsk (6f, good to firm) last month, opening her account at the seventh attempt; no change in her mark but this big-field handicap presents a tougher scenario.

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12th

6

(8)

9th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Princess Savannah

9st 7lb

J: Dougie Costello

T: Alastair Ralph

Three poor efforts for this yard since winning a 6f Thirsk seller for Kevin Ryan in the summer and is now tried in a first-time tongue-tie; can't be recommended.

33/1

11th

10

(3)

28th Aug 2023

Good

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

17:10 Chepstow

Princess Savannah

9st 5lb

J: Charles Bishop

T: Alastair Ralph

Well beaten in a handicap on reappearance in May, before winning a Thirsk seller (6f, good to firm) next time; left Kevin Ryan after being well beaten in a Pontefract handicap next time and was last of seven in a Wolverhampton claimer latest; handy mark if she can be revived.

25/1

7th

6

(4)

14th Aug 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

15:35 Wolverhampton (AW)

Princess Savannah

9st 5lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Alastair Ralph

prominent

20/1

Form: 96-794 CD

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Has a good record (6-10 overall) at Pontefract and wasn't beaten far over C&D three weeks ago on return from a layoff; now 11lb below last winning mark and has to figure highly in calculations.

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9th

8

(4)

18th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 6f 1y

Class 6

15:46 Lingfield (AW)

Corinthia Knight

9st 6lb

J: Emily Ivory

T: Archie Watson

prominent

8/1

7th

6

(3)

28th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

17:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Corinthia Knight

9st 5lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Archie Watson

in touch with leaders, dropped to rear halfway

9/4

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Non-runners

Vaunted, Fiscal Policy

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Payout
Exacta £2824.00
Straight Forecast £2590.90
Tricast £22973.30
Trifecta £33008.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Fiscal Policy

RP RATINGS:

Corinthia Knight

Daily Mirror:

South Dakota Sioux

The Times:

Atomise

Telegraph:

Vaunted

The Sun:

Patontheback

D Express:

Late Arrival

The Guardian:

Fiscal Policy

The Star:

Fiscal Policy

Daily Record:

Fiscal Policy

POSTDATA:

Corinthia Knight

LAMBOURN:

Corinthia Knight

Daily Mail:

Corinthia Knight