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15:35 Yarmouth

Good To Firm

At The Races Form Study Handicap

  • Prize money: £4396.56
  • 1m 6f 17y
  • Class 5
  • 13 runners
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At The Races Form Study Handicap

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £6.10
  • Place: £2.20

Form: 22-633

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Still to win but has been threatening since upped to this sort of trip; didn't quite look to see out 2m on slow turf last time and this mark is surely within range when things fall his way.

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

8th

7

(2)

15th Dec 2023

Standard

2m 0f 102y

Class 3

18:30 Southwell (AW)

Sharp Distinction

9st 1lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: Amy Murphy

Underwent wind surgery in September and showed the benefit when getting the better of Aqwaam at Lingfield in October (1m5f); the tables were turned at Chelmsford last month though and he may have to give best to his old rival once again.

7/1

3rd

1

(8)

5th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 7f 169y

Class 5

15:05 Lingfield (AW)

Sharp Distinction

10st 4lb

J: Hector Crouch

T: Amy Murphy

Showed the benefit of a wind op when winning comfortably here (1m5f) in October, and the form of his clear second at Chelmsford (1m6f) last month has been well advertised by the winner since; proven over 2m and must be considered in current form.

5/1

2nd

1

(5)

7th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 6f 0y

Class 5

12:20 Chelmsford (AW)

Sharp Distinction

10st 3lb

J: Frederick Larson

T: Amy Murphy

towards rear

11/4

7/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: -54313

Last run: 10 days

W: 8st 13lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Soft ground may have been behind his latest effort and this half-brother to a winning hurdler threatens to be suited by today's stiffer test; enters calculations.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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2nd

6

(6)

8th Aug 2023

Soft

1m 4f 10y

Class 4

19:40 Ripon

Baileys Khelstar

8st 12lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: Charlie Johnston

The ground was fast when he beat five rivals at Beverley last month (1m4f) but he was well held in third on soft next time; near miss over 1m6f at Yarmouth last week (good to soft) and he runs off the same mark here; drying ground a plus.

9/2

2nd

14

(11)

1st Aug 2023

Good To Firm

1m 6f 17y

Class 5

15:35 Yarmouth

Baileys Khelstar

8st 13lb

J: Neil Callan

T: Charlie Johnston

raced in second

7/1

10/1

  • Place: £2.80

Form: 344714 CD

Last run: 25 days

W: 10st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Proven winner, including over C&D last spring; will be better off back down in class under a big weight and should give his running again but there's not much wiggle room off this mark.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

5

(9)

5th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 7f 169y

Class 5

15:05 Lingfield (AW)

Mukha Magic

9st 10lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Gay Kelleway

Very well suited by 2m on Polytrack and lurks on a tempting mark but has looked out of sorts in recent months; needs to turn a corner.

33/1

8th

7

(9)

17th Nov 2023

Standard

2m 0f 56y

Class 4

15:05 Newcastle (AW)

Mukha Magic

9st 7lb

J: George Bass

T: Gay Kelleway

led at steady pace

20/1

9th

1

(7)

9th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

2m 2f 2y

Class 5

15:30 Pontefract

Mukha Magic

10st 2lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Gay Kelleway

in touch with leaders

10/1

10/1

Form: 651754

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Less consistent on turf than the AW and remains just above his winning marks; things didn't fall his way last time, switched from the usual cheekpieces to a visor, but others look stronger.

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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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13th

12

(7)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

16:10 Bath

Golden Keeper

9st 4lb

J: Christian Howarth

T: Ben Lund

slowly into stride, outpaced in rear, always behind, tailed off

50/1

9th

10

(3)

1st Apr 2024

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 5

13:40 Wolverhampton (AW)

Golden Keeper

8st 9lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Ben Lund

awkward start and bumped rival start, in rear

50/1

11th

10

(5)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

15:12 Lingfield (AW)

Golden Keeper

8st 12lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: Ben Lund

Tumbling down the weights for his new yard but with good reason; too much to prove for comfort.

50/1

10/1

Form: 77-647

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 5lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Three-time AW winner who's 0-13 on turf, including when last of four at a short price in June; has done most racing over a bit shorter and is some way down the pecking order.

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5th

3

(9)

10th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 4f 14y

Class 6

20:30 Southwell (AW)

Spring Glow

9st 9lb

J: Abbie Pierce

T: William Knight

slowly away, towards rear

5/1

4th

6

(4)

5th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 6f 0y

Class 5

20:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Spring Glow

8st 13lb

J: Marco Ghiani

T: William Knight

Her losing run goes back 15 races to November 2021 but she's run pretty well the last twice, most recently over 1m5f on the Lingfield Polytrack, and races off another career-low mark this evening; could be thereabouts.

5/1

4th

4

(1)

16th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 5f 0y

Class 5

17:30 Lingfield (AW)

Spring Glow

9st 7lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: William Knight

Arrives on a lengthy losing run but she recorded her best effort of the season when third of 14 to Fox Flame in 1m4f Southwell handicap 19 days ago, faring best of those held up; player eased 1lb now.

4/1

Form: 4-6083

Last run: 31 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Sole win came on the AW but he's been plying his trade in slightly better company and turned in his best effort of the year last time; should be happier back down from 2m too.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1

7th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 6f 21y

Class 6

15:07 Southwell (AW)

Buxted Reel

9st 11lb

J: Paddy Mathers

T: Ian Williams

2

10th Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

15:35 Chelmsford (AW)

Buxted Reel

9st 9lb

T: Ian Williams

7th

10

2nd Nov 2023

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 5

15:20 Wolverhampton (AW)

Buxted Reel

9st 7lb

T: Ian Williams

Generally very disappointing this season but arrested his decline when staying on well to take second behind bang-in-form rival at Chelmsford (1m6f) a fortnight ago and remains very well handicapped on older form.

5/1

20/1

Form: 763563

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Two years since he last won and he's had plenty of chances in less-competitive handicaps of late; Sharp Distinction looks his yard's most interesting contender.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

3

15th Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 0f 3y

Class 4

13:10 Fakenham

Daniel Deronda

11st 6lb

J: James Best

T: Sarah Humphrey

A modest maiden hurdler for Amy Murphy who was below par when last seen out on the Flat in 14f Yarmouth handicap seven months ago; needs to hit the ground running for his new yard.

20/1

7th

9

(4)

1st Aug 2023

Good To Firm

1m 6f 17y

Class 5

15:35 Yarmouth

Daniel Deronda

9st 6lb

J: George Wood

T: Amy Murphy

Two years since he last won and he's had plenty of chances in less-competitive handicaps of late; Sharp Distinction looks his yard's most interesting contender.

20/1

Form: 62-673

Last run: 43 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Prominent in the market for two runs in handicaps and goes in first-time headgear/tongue-tie today for a yard that rarely has runners here (1-4); stamina is far from assured on pedigree however.

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6th

5

(9)

4th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

1m 4f 13y

Class 5

17:20 Catterick

Sutue Alshams

9st 7lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Iain Jardine

Placed over 1m2f (good to soft) in a Pontefract novice event this time last year; bettered that for the first time since when winning at Musselburgh (12.5f, good) latest, when he raced freely and made most to win going away; up 5lb and in grade but much respected.

5/1

1st

5

(9)

29th Aug 2023

Good

1m 4f 104y

Class 6

20:05 Musselburgh

Sutue Alshams

9st 9lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Iain Jardine

took keen hold, led, ridden and headed under 2f out, rallied and led again inside final furlong, kept on well, won going away

10/1

8th

15

(7)

1st Aug 2023

Good To Firm

1m 6f 17y

Class 5

15:35 Yarmouth

Sutue Alshams

8st 12lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Iain Jardine

took keen hold

10/1

33/1

Form: 92648

Last run: 43 days

W: 9st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Big-priced Chelmsford second in March reads well enough but he's gone nowhere near repeating it since; goes beyond 1m2f for the first time on his handicap debut and the stiffer test needs to make a difference.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

13

(10)

1st Aug 2023

Good To Firm

1m 6f 17y

Class 5

15:35 Yarmouth

Out Rule

9st 0lb

J: Cieren Fallon

T: William Jarvis

Big-priced Chelmsford second in March reads well enough but he's gone nowhere near repeating it since; goes beyond 1m2f for the first time on his handicap debut and the stiffer test needs to make a difference.

33/1

8th

5

(7)

19th Jun 2023

Good

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

18:35 Windsor

Out Rule

9st 2lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: William Jarvis

Mixed results in four AW races, best effort when 80-1 second at Chelmsford (1m2f) on second occasion; not solid and he needs improvement on turf debut, against two winners.

20/1

4th

4

(3)

11th May 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

20:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Out Rule

9st 1lb

J: Andrea Atzeni

T: William Jarvis

Left inauspicious debut a long way behind when 80-1 second in C&D novice in March (first-time blinkers), form that has worked out well since, but was well beaten at Lingfield later that month and it's hard to know what to expect from him here.

12/1

Form: 2-6194 D

Last run: 26 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Dual Chelmsford winner who showed she can do it on turf last time, despite racing freely in a muddling affair; the return to further in a big field ought to suit off the same mark.

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4th

2

15th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 2f 25y

Class 4

16:30 Kelso

Spit Spot

11st 12lb

J: Patrick Wadge

T: Lucinda Russell

Stayed well on the Flat; no match for the winner on her handicap debut at Doncaster (2m, heavy) but ran a respectable race and it's still early days over hurdles.

7/2

2nd

1

2nd Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 128y

Class 4

16:15 Doncaster

Spit Spot

11st 8lb

J: Stephen Mulqueen

T: Lucinda Russell

Fair Flat-racer; not a natural over hurdles but has battled on well to finish second in slow-ground maidens at Ayr and Newcastle this year, and ought to be very competitive again on this handicap debut.

4/1

11th
2 (12)
Mhajim

66/1

Form: 4216-0

Last run: 49 days

W: 10st 1lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Inclined to pull hard for the Gosden yard, including when blowing out at a short price last summer; made a poor debut for his new stable, having been gelded, seven weeks ago and can't be recommended.

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10th

12

(8)

3rd Nov 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

15:45 Newmarket

Mhajim

9st 6lb

J: Joey Haynes

T: Chelsea Banham

A down-the-field outsider on all five starts for new stable this season (1m2f-1m6f), often displaying a tendency to race too freely; attracted attention of the stewards when keeping on steadily from the rear at Chelmsford (1m2f, AW; first-time hood) three weeks ago; drops in trip and encounters ground slower than good to soft for first time here; market likely to guide.

20/1

9th

10

(12)

12th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Mhajim

9st 11lb

J: Joey Haynes

T: Chelsea Banham

slowly away, held up in rear, going easily but plenty to do 3f out, headway from over 1f out, pushed out inside final furlong, never dangerous, eyecatcher

14/1

Form: -28156 D

Last run: 147 days

W: 9st 12lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

Almost two years since she ran on turf, bar one start over hurdles, and she returns from five-month absence off 2lb higher than for her latest Tapeta win; she has won fresh before though.

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5th

7

19th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 1y

Class 4

12:10 Fakenham

September Power

10st 11lb

J: Bryony Frost

T: Michael Wigham

Well beaten over 2m here on hurdle debut in February 2022 and not seen in this sphere since, but she has developed into a fairly useful Flat stayer in the second half of this year; interesting.

13/8

8th

13

(9)

6th Dec 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 7f 218y

Class 2

20:00 Kempton (AW)

September Power

8st 2lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: Michael Wigham

A three-time 2m winner in 2023 who recorded another solid effort when fourth of 14 to Duke Of Oxford over C&D 16 days ago; ought to be in the shake-up.

20/1

4th

7

(6)

20th Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 7f 218y

Class 3

19:00 Kempton (AW)

September Power

9st 7lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: Michael Wigham

Can throw in the odd shocker but she's won three times in 2m handicaps this year, notably when coming from off the pace to score at York in September off 4lb lower; each-way claims on a good day.

20/1

OUR TIP

10/1

Form: 1189-4 CD

Last run: 30 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Satisfactory comeback from nine months off a month ago, in a race not run to suit, and the visor sported for all five wins returns this afternoon; is a previous C&D winner too, so there are positives.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

6

(7)

11th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 5f 66y

Class 3

19:30 Chelmsford (AW)

True Courage

8st 13lb

J: Kevin Stott

T: Michael Bell

towards rear but in touch with leaders

10/1

7th

7

(8)

10th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 14y

Class 3

20:30 Southwell (AW)

True Courage

9st 7lb

J: Hector Crouch

T: Michael Bell

Effective on all surfaces (4-10 on the AW) and knows how to win but he finds himself on a career-high mark having sprung a surprise at Kempton last weekend; has never been the most consistent and this race is stronger.

10/1

1st

5

(2)

2nd Mar 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 4

18:45 Kempton (AW)

True Courage

9st 10lb

J: Hector Crouch

T: Michael Bell

Got back near his best when scoring at Chelmsford (1m5f, Polytrack) in November but he hasn't been seriously competitive in his three outings since.

16/1

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Selections

The Times:

Sutue Alshams

D Express:

Baileys Khelstar

Telegraph:

Spit Spot

POSTDATA:

Sharp Distinction

Daily Mail:

Buxted Reel

SPOTLIGHT:

True Courage

RP RATINGS:

September Power

Daily Mirror:

Mukha Magic

Daily Record:

Baileys Khelstar

The Guardian:

Sutue Alshams

The Sun:

Sutue Alshams

The Star:

Spit Spot