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17:55 Bath

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  • Prize money: £3245.08
  • 1m 3f 137y
  • Class 6
  • 10 runners
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Runners: 10 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

9/2 (Won)

  • Win: £4.50
  • Place: £1.50

Form: 581121 CD

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Three course wins this season (1m-1m2f), leading close home on each occasion; still well handicapped on some of last year's form and, if anything, today's move back up in trip is in his favour; major player.

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4th

2

(6)

30th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

19:15 Wolverhampton (AW)

Blue Hero

9st 8lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Adrian Wintle

led, headed and prominent after 2f

20/1

0

5

(8)

16th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Blue Hero

9st 10lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Adrian Wintle

Won four from five starts at Bath (at 1m to about 1m3f) between May and July but 0-19 on the AW and he didn't run up to his best form on this track 12 days ago; others higher up the list.

25/1

8th

12

(11)

4th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 5

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Blue Hero

9st 4lb

J: George Rooke

T: Adrian Wintle

took keen hold, midfield

20/1

12/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: /000-4

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

In pretty good form over hurdles for new stable since the spring (won a seller in May) and was respectable fourth on the Flat at Brighton (1m4f, good to firm) last month; each-way claims.

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2

21st Apr 2024

Good

2m 3f 179y

Class 5

13:22 Wincanton

Nevendon

12st 0lb

J: Lt Billy Aprahamian

T: Alexandra Dunn

Just 1-27 under both codes, the sole success coming in a selling hurdle; below par when last seen in September, over hurdles and then back on the Flat; others appeal more.

14/1

7th

4

(11)

16th Sep 2023

Good

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

13:40 Bath

Nevendon

10st 12lb

J: Miss Katie Martin

T: Alexandra Dunn

Below par over hurdles last Thursday but running well in defeat on the Flat here previously and he'll be bang there if bouncing back to form.

7/1

6th

6

7th Sep 2023

Good

1m 7f 182y

Class 3

15:18 Southwell

Nevendon

10st 10lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Alexandra Dunn

Readily won selling hurdle on stable debut at Stratford (2m, good) in May and was creditable second to very progressive rival in Fakenham handicap (2m, good) the following month; also in good form on the Flat this summer; considered.

7/1

10/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: -85365

Last run: 7 days

W: 8st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Didn't progress after last year's winning handicap debut but has been pretty consistent here in recent weeks; not beaten far when fifth of 14 in C&D event won by Uther Pendragon last Wednesday; could have a say.

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7th

6

(9)

6th Sep 2023

Good

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

16:34 Bath

Susanbequick

9st 3lb

J: William Cox

T: Joe Ponting

disputed lead, prominent after 2f, raced wide and lost ground quickly over 4f out

14/1

8th

8

(12)

4th Aug 2023

Good To Soft

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

19:35 Bath

Susanbequick

9st 6lb

J: William Cox

T: Joe Ponting

Has been running fairly over C&D lately but is still to totally convince on the stamina front and this will be more of a test in the conditions; needs to find a bit more.

14/1

3rd

9

(6)

26th Jul 2023

Good

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

17:55 Bath

Susanbequick

8st 9lb

J: William Cox

T: Joe Ponting

Didn't progress after last year's winning handicap debut but has been pretty consistent here in recent weeks; not beaten far when fifth of 14 in C&D event won by Uther Pendragon last Wednesday; could have a say.

10/1

Form: 787945 D

Last run: 47 days

W: 9st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Returned from break with satisfactory run at Brighton in May but ran poorly there last month and has quite a bit more to prove than some of these.

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10th

8

(14)

5th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

Class 6

14:00 Lingfield (AW)

Largo Bay

9st 5lb

J: George Rooke

T: Michael Madgwick

Kickstarted 2024 with back-to-back victories here and recorded another good effort when third of ten at Kempton (1m4f) last time; he can go well again off an unchanged mark.

6/1

3rd

1

(6)

21st Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 6

20:00 Kempton (AW)

Largo Bay

9st 9lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: Michael Madgwick

C&D winner; failed to win in 2023 but he's kicked off his 2024 campaign with two Lingfield wins (1m4f and 1m5f); both wins have been backed up by the Topspeed figure and he's still feasibly treated despite his latest 2lb rise; strong claims in his hat-trick bid.

11/4

1st

7

(7)

5th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 5f 0y

Class 6

13:15 Lingfield (AW)

Largo Bay

9st 5lb

J: George Rooke

T: Michael Madgwick

Ended a lengthy losing run when justifying support in a 1m4f handicap here ten days ago; got first run in that race but a 2lb rise looks fair enough and this step back up to 1m5f is no problem; shortlisted.

8/1

OUR TIP

Form: 133111 CD

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Progressive mare who is 4-6 for new stable this year, the most recent win gained over C&D (good to firm) three weeks ago; latest 3lb rise does not look excessive, and she commands respect in her current mood.

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8th

7

(6)

7th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

Class 6

13:40 Lingfield (AW)

Gearings Point

9st 8lb

J: Mikkel Mortensen

T: Sheena West

midfield

14/1

6th

3

12th Feb 2024

Soft

1m 7f 195y

Class 5

16:45 Plumpton

Gearings Point

11st 9lb

J: Marc Goldstein

T: Sheena West

took keen hold, prominent, not fluent 1st, outpaced 3 out, weakened before 2 out

4/1

3rd

5

29th Jan 2024

Soft

1m 7f 195y

Class 4

14:50 Plumpton

Gearings Point

10st 12lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Sheena West

in touch with leaders, outpaced 3 out, rallied 2 out, kept on approaching last, not fluent last, no impression run-in

10/1

11/2

Form: 077541 CD

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

No longer the force of old but exploited some help from the handicapper when keeping on well to score over C&D (good) a week ago; no surprise if he poses a threat under 4lb penalty.

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7th

14

15th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 3f 23y

Class 6

16:53 Southwell (AW)

Uther Pendragon

9st 2lb

T: J S Moore

C&D winner; went close over C&D last December and when back here over 1m4f last month, off slightly higher marks; not as good in his last three starts but it's dangerous to write him off.

10/1

6th

8

(2)

5th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 14y

Class 6

17:00 Southwell (AW)

Uther Pendragon

9st 4lb

J: Ethan Jones

T: J S Moore

Bled from the nose two starts ago but on a reliable run otherwise this winter and has won once and finished second three times in six outings at 1m3f-1m4f on this track; solid chance.

7/2

3rd

6

(6)

31st Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Uther Pendragon

9st 4lb

J: Ethan Jones

T: J S Moore

Twice a close second at Southwell this winter and it's best to forgive his flop at Chelmsford last time (bled from nose); suited by this distance and respected on ratings.

5/2

10/1

Form: 113-53 D

Last run: 39 days

W: 8st 13lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Gave pretty good account when third of six here (1m2f, firm) last month and has since won over hurdles in Jersey; will be fine over today's trip but others appeal more all the same.

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2nd

1

27th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 5

13:05 Ludlow

Princess T

12st 0lb

J: Dylan Whelan

T: Neil Mulholland

Well handicapped on her 2m win at Hereford (good) last October but she's been out of sorts under both codes in last three runs; drops back into a Class 5 event but she was pulled up at Hereford three weeks ago and needs a major turnaround; equipment removed.

10/1

0

8

6th Nov 2023

Good

2m 0f 53y

Class 4

14:50 Hereford

Princess T

11st 5lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Neil Mulholland

Clearcut winner of this 12 months ago off the very same mark; sole subsequent success came in a small field in Jersey and was also placed on the Flat in September; below par under both codes since but she has bounced back in the past.

20/1

Form: 70-000

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Yet to show any worthwhile form after seven runs; can't be recommended.

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8th

11

(4)

26th Jul 2023

Good

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

17:55 Bath

Topofthetrifle

8st 9lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Richenda Ford

Yet to show any worthwhile form after seven runs; can't be recommended.

100/1

10th

11

(11)

12th Jul 2023

Good To Firm

1m 5f 11y

Class 6

18:10 Bath

Topofthetrifle

9st 0lb

J: Elisha Whittington

T: Richenda Ford

in rear

50/1

11th

11

(1)

29th May 2023

Good To Firm

1m 3f 179y

Class 6

14:30 Leicester

Topofthetrifle

9st 0lb

J: Millie Wonnacott

T: Richenda Ford

Big prices and has been beaten 13l or more in all of her five runs, including two 1m2f handicaps; can only be watched until she shows some positive signs.

66/1

10/1

Form: 664-64 BF

Last run: 27 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Seven-race maiden who managed only fourth of six when favourite at Nottingham (1m6f, good to firm) last month and has become rather disappointing; drops back in trip with visor added.

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6th

7

(2)

20th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

18:55 Nottingham

Shadowfax

8st 12lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Michael Appleby

Scored in first-time cheekpieces at Chelmsford (1m6f) last November but he been beaten upwards of 23l in all four starts since; now 1lb below his winning mark but he needs a refitted cheekpieces and first-time tongue-tie combination to spark a major turnaround back on turf.

14/1

4th

4

(2)

11th Apr 2024

Standard

2m 0f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Shadowfax

9st 4lb

J: Frederick Larson

T: Michael Appleby

pressed leader, led after 1f, headed and raced in second after 4f, lost position 4f out, soon dropped to last on outer, outpaced and struggling from over 2f out

8/1

8th

1

(1)

21st Mar 2024

Standard

2m 0f 102y

Class 6

20:30 Southwell (AW)

Shadowfax

9st 9lb

J: Frederick Larson

T: Michael Appleby

First-time cheekpieces seemed to make enough of a difference for him to get off the mark at Chelmsford in November (1m6f); poor form in two starts here since, however, and an unknown quantity going without headgear back from a break.

16/1

Form: 0/8045 D

Last run: 16 days

W: 8st 9lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Missed all of last season and hasn't shown enough off basement marks this year to suggest she's the answer here.

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4th

8

17th Oct 2023

Good

2m 3f 147y

Class 4

16:45 Hereford

Ocean Reach

10st 5lb

J: Harriet Tucker

T: Richard Price

Kept on for modest third from out of the weights in two selling handicaps in recent weeks, more recently on slower-than-ideal ground at Newton Abbot (2m2f, soft); that form isn't anything to get excited about but she's 14lb lower off her correct mark here.

11/2

3rd

8

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

2m 2f 110y

Class 5

14:45 Newton Abbot

Ocean Reach

10st 2lb

J: Harriet Tucker

T: Richard Price

took keen hold, midfield, outpaced 3 out, stayed on and went third approaching last, never near to challenge

10/1

5th

8

18th Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

17:35 Worcester

Ocean Reach

11st 1lb

J: Harriet Tucker

T: Richard Price

Didn't fare too badly when third in a Stratford seller this month; 8lb out of the handicap there and can race off her true mark now, which helps; place prospects but only 1-39 in her career.

14/1

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Selections

WEST COUNTRY:

Blue Hero

RP RATINGS:

Princess T

LAMBOURN:

Uther Pendragon

The Times:

Blue Hero

Telegraph:

Blue Hero

The Guardian:

Blue Hero

Daily Mirror:

Blue Hero

The Sun:

Blue Hero

Daily Record:

Blue Hero

POSTDATA:

Princess T

D Express:

Princess T

Daily Mail:

Uther Pendragon