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Village Hotels Fillies’ Handicap

  • Prize money: £10800
  • 1m 0f 0y
  • Class 3
  • 11 runners
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Village Hotels Fillies’ Handicap

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

14/1 (Won)

  • Win: £9.00
  • Place: £2.70

Form: 541-

Last run: 231 days

W: 8st 9lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Improved to win Wolverhampton novice (7f, AW) on last of three 2yo starts; makes handicap debut after 231-day absence but is open to significant further progress this year and can't be ruled out.

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

2nd

8

(3)

1st May 2024

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

17:10 Ascot

Roarin Success

9st 2lb

J: Millie Wonnacott

T: Harry Charlton

in touch with leaders, headway on outer from over 1f out, went second towards finish

11/2

5th

4

(2)

23rd Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 3

13:25 Lingfield (AW)

Roarin Success

9st 3lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Harry & Roger Charlton

Lightly raced filly who was returning from another absence when beaten less than a length into third of eight at Kempton (7f) 38 days ago; return to 1m a help if anything; unlikely to be far away.

3/1

8/1

  • Place: £3.30

Form: 2-1191 D

Last run: 30 days

W: 8st 6lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Progressive 3yo who was firmly in command in closing stages at Nottingham (8.3f, good to firm) last month and has now won three of her last four; upped significantly in grade today but her come-from-behind tactics are seemingly making it difficult for the handicapper to get hold of her; unraced on turf slower than good.

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

4th

1

(9)

20th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

0m 7f 216y

Class 5

19:20 Brighton

Bernadine

9st 11lb

J: Ross Coakley

T: James Fanshawe

midfield, headway 1f out, kept on final 110yds, never on terms

9/2

3rd

4

(5)

16th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 4

17:15 Southwell (AW)

Bernadine

9st 0lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: James Fanshawe

in touch with leaders, headway under 2f out, soon challenging

4/1

7th

7

(5)

20th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:15 Sandown

Bernadine

9st 5lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: James Fanshawe

in touch with leaders

9/1

4/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 221

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Unexposed 3yo who delivered on earlier promise when making all for fairly comfortable success in Newmarket novice (7f, good to soft) 16 days ago; should have more improvement to come in handicaps; likely contender.

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

14th

16

(4)

15th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

14:50 Naas

Spring Dawn

9st 2lb

J: Colin Keane

T: M D O’Callaghan

midfield

25/1

3rd

7

(13)

15th Jul 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

16:40 Ascot

Spring Dawn

9st 2lb

J: Harry Davies

T: Charlie Appleby

Unexposed 3yo who delivered on earlier promise when making all for fairly comfortable success in Newmarket novice (7f, good to soft) 16 days ago; should have more improvement to come in handicaps; likely contender.

4/1

1st

8

(7)

29th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

15:45 Newmarket (July)

Spring Dawn

9st 2lb

J: William Buick

T: Charlie Appleby

Both runs have been over 7f on good ground on the Rowley Mile course, finishing second each time; turned over at odds-on behind a debutante stablemate last time but she holds leading claims nevertheless today.

13/8

Form: 4-1341

Last run: 38 days

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

2-4 for new stable this year, the latter win gained over the straight 7f at Newbury (good to firm) last month; 4lb rise is offset by Billy Loughnane's very useful 3lb claim here, and she could plausibly have untapped potential over 1m; unraced on turf slower than good.

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

4th

1

(7)

11th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 1f 212y

Class 4

16:20 Ascot

Prenup

10st 2lb

J: David Egan

T: Jane Chapple-Hyam

Acts on any ground and was beaten less than 2l when seventh of 17 on last month's Newmarket reappearance (1m, good), but she is still 6lb above her last winning mark and 1m2f just appears to stretch her.

7/1

7th

16

(16)

16th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 2

14:55 Newmarket

Prenup

8st 5lb

J: Laura Pearson

T: Jane Chapple-Hyam

Won three times last season (7f-1m1f, various surfaces), including on her reappearance, and 1m2f may have just stretched her on her final three runs last year; she could resume her progressive ways now back down in trip.

20/1

5th

7

(4)

6th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 2

13:35 Lingfield (AW)

Prenup

8st 8lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Jane Chapple-Hyam

Three wins this year (7f/1m1f) and another good effort when a front-running third in a Class 2 handicap at Newmarket (1m2f, good to firm) in October; still unexposed at this trip and she shouldn't be far away.

9/1

Form: 496316 CD

Last run: 24 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Travelled strongly for a long way before fending off Belhaven to score over C&D (soft) in May, and last month's Royal Ascot sixth on the round course (good ground) was perfectly respectable; probably still on a workable mark; can make her presence felt.

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

6th

3

(3)

11th May 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 2

14:05 Ascot

Farhh To Shy

9st 5lb

J: Tom Queally

T: George Margarson

Successful (off 6lb lower) in this race 12 months ago and finished third in Listed grade here on final 2023 start; however, two duck eggs this term leave a question mark over her current form.

12/1

13th

11

(3)

18th Apr 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

17:20 Newmarket

Farhh To Shy

8st 10lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: George Margarson

towards rear

14/1

Form: 22217 D

Last run: 63 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Came good with clearcut success on handicap debut at Southwell (1m, AW) in April; behind three of today's rivals when seventh of 11 over C&D (soft) on turf debut the following month but remains unexposed and might be seen to better effect if the ground is less testing today.

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

1st

3

(7)

25th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

16:10 Newmarket

Mountain Song

9st 1lb

J: William Buick

T: Charlie Appleby

Record on AW reads 2221, the win gained at Southwell (1m) on handicap debut; has not transferred that form to turf in two attempts, both at Ascot on slow ground; something to prove on return from a break.

6/1

6th

4

(1)

15th Jul 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

16:40 Ascot

Mountain Song

9st 5lb

J: James Doyle

T: Charlie Appleby

Came good with clearcut success on handicap debut at Southwell (1m, AW) in April; behind three of today's rivals when seventh of 11 over C&D (soft) on turf debut the following month but remains unexposed and might be seen to better effect if the ground is less testing today.

8/1

7th

10

(5)

13th May 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 2

13:05 Ascot

Mountain Song

8st 7lb

J: Harry Davies

T: Charlie Appleby

All four starts on AW, finishing runner-up three times in maiden/novice company before getting off the mark on 1m Southwell handicap debut 39 days ago; could easily have more to offer but hard to know whether she'll cope with the forecast slow ground now switching to the turf.

4/1

33/1

Form: 110-0 D

Last run: 34 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Began career with two wins last summer (7f, good to soft/1m, good to firm) but struggled when tried in a Group 2 on final 2yo start and was well beaten when upped to 1m2f for last month's seasonal/handicap debut; needs to get back on track.

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

2nd

15

24th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

16:45 Bellewstown

Leitzel

11st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Andrew McNamara

in touch with leaders, headway 2 out, ran on well and went second towards finish, no match for winner

14/1

6th

6

(9)

7th Oct 2023

Good

1m 2f 1y

Class 5

14:10 Redcar

Leitzel

9st 10lb

J: David Nolan

T: David O’Meara

Looked a good prospect when winning her first two 2yo starts, both at Haydock, but the handicapper has been in total command this year; latest Sandown fourth, where she only dropped away late on over this trip (soft ground), was better and she still has time to deliver on that early promise.

8/1

Form: -32137

Last run: 28 days

W: 8st 8lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Opened account in 7f AW novice in April and is not yet fully exposed but was always behind when returned to 1m at Sandown (good to firm) last month and her tendency to race too freely remains a concern.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

3

(3)

14th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

20:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Puntarelle

9st 12lb

J: Ross Coakley

T: Jonathan Portman

7f winner here in April; she has found it tougher going in handicaps since but dropping into Class 5 fillies' events the last twice has seen her be more competitive (pulled hard latest); drops in trip but she has the pace to cope; not out of it.

6/1

8th

3

(6)

23rd Sep 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Puntarelle

9st 11lb

J: Benoit De La Sayette

T: Jonathan Portman

took keen hold, in touch with leaders

9/2

3rd

3

(8)

1st Sep 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Puntarelle

9st 12lb

J: Robert Havlin

T: Jonathan Portman

7f Polytrack winner, when 7lb higher in April; unable to make any significant impression on her last four starts (7f-1m); handy mark and cheekpieces now go on, so that may help with a more competitive effort.

6/1

12/1

Form: 1-9129 D

Last run: 24 days

W: 10st 4lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Followed her convincing win at Nottingham (8.3f, soft) in May with creditable second to Farhh To Shy over C&D (soft) soon afterwards; didn't run badly at Royal Ascot last month and will be favoured by the forecast rain but some of the less exposed ones appeal more.

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

1st

1

(10)

5th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

1m 2f 120y

16:00 Sligo

Belhaven

10st 0lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

steadied start, soon held up in rear, still plenty to do when headway over 2f out, keeping on when ridden over 1f out, bit short of room inside final furlong, ran on inside final furlong, led final strides, just held on

6/1

2nd

6

(7)

18th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 2f 50y

Class 3

15:45 Nottingham

Belhaven

9st 5lb

J: George Wood

T: Harry Eustace

Has done her winning over 1m, including here, but ran creditably over 1m2f at Chester (good to soft) on most recent handicap attempt; stiff task in Listed grade since; less exposed at this trip than shorter.

10/1

OUR TIP

20/1

Form: 213-45

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Low-mileage 4yo who recovered from slow start to take creditable fourth behind Farhh To Shy and Belhaven over C&D (soft; also suited by good) on seasonal/handicap debut in May; ran as though something was amiss a fortnight ago but has possibilities if first-time tongue-tie aids a return to form.

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

4th

2

(3)

25th Aug 2023

Good To Soft

1m 3f 218y

Class 4

19:15 Goodwood

One Morning

9st 11lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Michael Bell

took keen hold, held up in last

5/1

10th

3

(14)

15th Jul 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

16:40 Ascot

One Morning

9st 10lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Michael Bell

Low-mileage 4yo who recovered from slow start to take creditable fourth behind Farhh To Shy and Belhaven over C&D (soft; also suited by good) on seasonal/handicap debut in May; ran as though something was amiss a fortnight ago but has possibilities if first-time tongue-tie aids a return to form.

20/1

5th

1

(1)

1st Jul 2023

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

15:00 Newmarket (July)

One Morning

10st 2lb

J: James Doyle

T: Michael Bell

Lightly raced; successful in maiden on the other course here (7f, good) in May 2022; performed well at Ascot (1m, soft; close fourth) seven weeks ago on handicap/seasonal debut; may have further progress in her; possibilities off same mark.

4/1

20/1

Form: 51-233

Last run: 60 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Ended last season with comfortable AW maiden win in November and has made the frame in all three handicaps this year, most recently when third of seven at Sandown (1m1f, good to soft) two months ago; needs to improve to win this competitive race, though.

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

11th

10

(5)

15th Jul 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

16:40 Ascot

Mountain Queen

8st 12lb

J: Jim Crowley

T: Tom Dascombe

Ended last season with comfortable AW maiden win in November and has made the frame in all three handicaps this year, most recently when third of seven at Sandown (1m1f, good to soft) two months ago; needs to improve to win this competitive race, though.

20/1

3rd

3

(7)

16th May 2023

Good To Soft

1m 1f 0y

Class 5

20:20 Sandown

Mountain Queen

9st 7lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Tom Dascombe

Placed in two handicaps (1m/1m2f) since winning her maiden at Wolverhampton and, with no excuses from the front last time, she is looking handicapped about right; return to turf also poses some nagging doubts, but on the plus side she would appear in better form than most of these.

9/4

3rd

5

(1)

13th Apr 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 4

17:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Mountain Queen

9st 0lb

J: Alistair Rawlinson

T: Tom Dascombe

led

9/4

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Non-runners

Wind In Your Sails, Five Towns, Sonemos

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Payout
Exacta £903.00
Straight Forecast £932.30
Tricast £3763.10
Trifecta £4458.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Five Towns

NEWMARKET:

Spring Dawn

POSTDATA:

Farhh To Shy

TOPSPEED:

Wind In Your Sails

The Star:

Bernadine

Telegraph:

Spring Dawn

D Express:

Spring Dawn

Daily Record:

Spring Dawn

RP RATINGS:

Five Towns

The Times:

Five Towns

The Guardian:

Five Towns

Daily Mail:

Five Towns

The Sun:

Five Towns

Daily Mirror:

Farhh To Shy