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18:50 Chelmsford (AW)

Standard To Slow

Ire-Incentive, It Pays To Buy Irish Novice Stakes (GBB Race) (IRE Incentive Race)

  • Prize money: £3725.46
  • 0m 6f 0y
  • Class 5
  • 13 runners
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Ire-Incentive, It Pays To Buy Irish Novice Stakes (GBB Race) (IRE Incentive Race)

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Showers

4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.30
  • Place: £1.20

Form: 82

Last run: 33 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Left an ordinary debut behind when a promising second to an odds-on favourite last time (Polytrack); dam won over 7f here as a 2yo and he too may ultimately be suited by more of a test but he helps set the standard.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

3

(2)

12th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 5

20:00 Southwell (AW)

Commander Of Life

9st 8lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Marco Botti

unseated rider before start

10/1

5th

7

(8)

21st Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

18:00 Southwell (AW)

Commander Of Life

9st 7lb

J: Neil Callan

T: Marco Botti

Won 6f Chelmsford novice for Sean Woods; failed to find much in his sole 7f start and has something to prove on reappearance for new connections following an 18,000gns sale and a gelding operation.

16/1

8th

6

(6)

8th Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

18:30 Kempton (AW)

Commander Of Life

9st 8lb

J: Robert Havlin

T: S Woods

took keen hold, midfield

33/1

2/1

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 422 BF

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

No problem with the drop to 5f last time, having made his debut over 7f, taking another forward step from the front despite again hanging left; holds obvious claims under William Buick.

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6th

14

(12)

8th May 2024

Good

0m 6f 17y

Class 3

13:30 Chester

Macanudo

8st 5lb

J: Franny Norton

T: Ian Williams

towards rear, lost position over 3f out

33/1

3rd

6

(6)

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 5f 10y

Class 3

15:08 Bath

Macanudo

8st 2lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Ian Williams

0-6 for Richard Hannon last year but showed promise, including on soft; won a 5f novice at Chelmsford on his second start for Olly Murphy; unplaced in both runs for this yard and more is required to take this.

12/1

6/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: 52

Last run: 27 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Bettered his turf debut upped to this trip at Kempton last time, making most from stall 9; is drawn wider again tonight for a yard that's endured a quiet season thus far with 2yos.

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3rd

5

(6)

13th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

17:45 Southwell (AW)

Parkers Piece

9st 5lb

J: Rhys Clutterbuck

T: Michael Bell

Placed over 6f at maiden/novice level on AW; has failed to transfer that form to two nurseries (7f/6f), latest at Wolverhampton last week; something to prove off same mark.

14/1

8th

7

(6)

7th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 4

17:45 Wolverhampton (AW)

Parkers Piece

9st 5lb

J: Rhys Clutterbuck

T: Michael Bell

Placed in both AW starts on Polytrack; no progress for the switch to nurseries at Newmarket last time (7f) but returning to 6f may help.

14/1

7th

2

(9)

12th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

14:30 Newmarket (July)

Parkers Piece

9st 8lb

J: Neil Callan

T: Michael Bell

Had a wide enough trip before staying on into third over 6f at Chelmsford last time and there should be some improvement lurking now raised to 7f on nursery debut; not thrown in, mind.

5/1

8/1

Form: 44

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Well off the winner on his C&D debut (yard has a fair record here with 2yos); did a bit better on turf last time but needs another decent forward step.

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4th

10

(5)

25th Jul 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:50 Chelmsford (AW)

Skilled Master

9st 7lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: James Tate

Well off the winner on his C&D debut (yard has a fair record here with 2yos); did a bit better on turf last time but needs another decent forward step.

8/1

4th

4

(2)

29th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

14:00 Newmarket (July)

Skilled Master

9st 7lb

J: Neil Callan

T: James Tate

took keen hold, prominent

11/2

6/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Half-brother to Tapeta winner (3yo) Wreck It Ryley; went for 80,000gns in the spring; is drawn wide on debut but is an interesting newcomer (James Doyle's only ride on the card).

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1st

9

(8)

4th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 0f 3y

Class 4

19:35 Yarmouth

Zipster

9st 1lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Simon & Ed Crisford

in rear

7/2

5th

7

(4)

23rd Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

17:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Zipster

9st 7lb

J: Ross Coakley

T: Simon & Ed Crisford

Showed ability in a couple of 6f races in the summer, while shaping as if he's crying out for a longer trip; luckless fourth at this course latest and should improve granted better fortune.

11/2

Form: 87

Last run: 27 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

260,000gns yearling who ran well below market expectations on his turf debut last month; not much better on Polytrack last time and now goes in a tongue-tie for a yard also responsible for Zipster.

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9th

1

(7)

30th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 3y

Class 6

17:35 Yarmouth

Merrimack

9st 11lb

J: Ross Coakley

T: Simon & Ed Crisford

took keen hold

8/1

6th

8

(6)

25th Jul 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:50 Chelmsford (AW)

Merrimack

9st 7lb

J: Harry Burns

T: Simon & Ed Crisford

260,000gns yearling who ran well below market expectations on his turf debut last month; not much better on Polytrack last time and now goes in a tongue-tie for a yard also responsible for Zipster.

25/1

OUR TIP

Form: 56

Last run: 39 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Well held in two runs at big prices and the drop back from 7f isn't sure to help round a sharp course from a wide stall; may be seen in a better light in nurseries after tonight.

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12th

5

(6)

29th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

14:30 Newbury

Ihopeyoulike

9st 7lb

J: William Buick

T: Ismail Mohammed

took keen hold, led, headed then short of room 2f out

12/1

7th

3

(11)

25th Jul 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:50 Chelmsford (AW)

Ihopeyoulike

9st 7lb

J: Benoit De La Sayette

T: Ismail Mohammed

Well held in two runs at big prices and the drop back from 7f isn't sure to help round a sharp course from a wide stall; may be seen in a better light in nurseries after tonight.

20/1

6th

4

(5)

16th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

14:40 Sandown

Ihopeyoulike

9st 7lb

J: Benoit De La Sayette

T: Ismail Mohammed

40-1 when fifth of 12 on his Haydock debut (6f, good to firm) last month; shaped then as though this extra furlong would suit, but he will need to improve a fair bit in order to figure.

16/1

10/1

Form: 4

Last run: 42 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Slowly away and looked to need the experience when well off the front three on his turf debut six weeks ago; should fare better this time.

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9th

6

(9)

15th Apr 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

19:30 Kempton (AW)

Magic Fluke

9st 8lb

J: Neil Callan

T: Marco Botti

Consistent after switching to handicaps last autumn including a win at Newcastle (6f, Tapeta) in November and second of 11 over this C&D in January; retrurn to 6f didn't seem to suit him at Chelmsford last time and although he could have been drawn better, is still one for the shortlist.

7/1

5th

1

(5)

14th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Magic Fluke

9st 9lb

J: Neil Callan

T: Marco Botti

towards rear, ridden and some headway over 1f out

7/2

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

78,000gns yearling who's a half-brother to five winners, none on debut; yard among the winners and boasts a good record with juveniles here; watch the market.

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3rd

4

(7)

7th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

15:50 Chelmsford (AW)

St Lukes Chelsea

9st 9lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Ralph Beckett

prominent

11/4

4th

7

(4)

16th Oct 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

16:26 Kempton (AW)

St Lukes Chelsea

9st 8lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Ralph Beckett

led, headed but prominent after 1f, led again 2f out, headed 1f out, disputing third when short of room inside final 110yds, not recover

4/1

3rd

4

(6)

21st Sep 2023

Good To Soft

1m 0f 3y

Class 6

14:10 Yarmouth

St Lukes Chelsea

9st 9lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Ralph Beckett

raced in third

9/4

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

37,000gns yearling who holds a sales race entry in the autumn; half-brother Towzak, a dual winner here, didn't progress until handicapping and his stable hasn't been in its usual high-summer form lately (just getting rolling with 2yos).

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7th

4

(9)

3rd May 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

19:20 Newcastle (AW)

Test Of Love

9st 7lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Sir Mark Prescott Bt

Three quick runs last summer before being gelded and put away; still in need of the experience on his soft-ground comeback 11 days ago, when clear with one other, and holds obvious claims off the same mark (will be 4lb higher from tomorrow).

2/1

2nd

2

(6)

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

14:22 Pontefract

Test Of Love

9st 10lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Sir Mark Prescott Bt

Ran three times on AW last summer, showing some promise on the middle occasion (6f); improvement needed on this handicap and seasonal debut, but he's been gelded since last seen and there's potential in his pedigree; interesting contender, all the more so if well backed.

100/30

20/1

Form: 5

Last run: 25 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Stamina on the dam's side and got done for toe before sticking on late on his 6f turf debut last month; yard just 3-57 with 2yos in last five seasons and he may be one for nurseries over further in due course.

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1st

6

(8)

2nd May 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

21:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Cogsworth

9st 8lb

J: Silvestre De Sousa

T: Chris Dwyer

0-11 but he's run well in his last two starts, more recently a second of eight over 6f here two weeks ago (just in front of War Zone); bred to stay this far but he was well beaten in his one attempt at 7f.

11/2

2nd

5

(1)

18th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

20:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Cogsworth

9st 7lb

J: Silvestre De Sousa

T: Chris Dwyer

Ten-race maiden, placed over 6f on turf; put a couple of lesser efforts behind him when racing prominently and finishing just over 3l fourth at Lingfield (6f, Polytrack) latest; drops 2lb; consistency hasn't been a strong point but if he could produce a similar effort he'd be thereabouts.

9/2

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

5,000euros first foal of a fair 5f winner; stable not noted for 2yos and she's drawn wide under a 7lb claimer on debut.

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12th

11

(5)

5th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 5

12:02 Southwell (AW)

Babyigotyourmoney

9st 0lb

J: Elle-May Croot

T: Ivan Furtado

Absent since an unpromising debut at Chelmsford (6f) in July; others preferred.

100/1

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

3,000gns yearling who has stamina on the dam's side; trainer best known for older horses and has had none placed from 33 2yo runners in last five seasons.

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11th

11

(10)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 4f 214y

Class 6

17:15 Southwell (AW)

Ludberg

8st 9lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: Charlie Wallis

Still seeking a first win; competed over 1m4f on penultimate start and, although better suited by the return to sprinting, was brushed aside by So Obsessed at Chelmsford (5f); headgear tweak and improved terms probably not enough.

14/1

2nd

5

(1)

9th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

18:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Ludberg

9st 1lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Charlie Wallis

swerved right start, niggled along under 2f out, no extra from over 1f out, no match for winner

6/1

5th

5

(6)

26th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Ludberg

9st 2lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Charlie Wallis

Modest performer who has yet to threaten in seven attempts, including four handicaps (5f-1m); mark has bottomed out now and he has plenty to prove on this step up to 1m4f.

16/1

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Payout
Exacta £185.00
Straight Forecast £146.10
Trifecta £562.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Macanudo

RP RATINGS:

Commander Of Life

Daily Mail:

Macanudo

D Express:

Macanudo

Daily Mirror:

Macanudo

The Sun:

Macanudo

NEWMARKET:

Commander Of Life

The Times:

Commander Of Life

The Star:

Commander Of Life

Daily Record:

Commander Of Life