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15:20 Ripon

Soft

Andy & Jacquie Abbott Ruby-Wedding Anniversary Novice Stakes (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £4187.2
  • 0m 5f 0y
  • Class 5
  • 9 runners
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Andy & Jacquie Abbott Ruby-Wedding Anniversary Novice Stakes (GBB Race)

Runners: 9 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.75
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 74

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Finished 6l fourth over 6f here (soft) 16 days ago, improving on his debut effort; bred to do much better still, being half-brother to connections' multiple winner Flying Pursuit; one to consider.

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6th

5

(10)

9th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

17:05 Pontefract

Havana Pursuit

9st 6lb

J: David Allan

T: Tim Easterby

5f Ripon novice winner (soft); put a poor effort back at that track behind him to show a good attitude when winning a 0-70 over C&D (good to soft) latest; back up 3lb and slightly in grade; contender.

4/1

1st

5

(5)

21st Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

14:00 Pontefract

Havana Pursuit

9st 11lb

J: Sean Kirrane

T: Tim Easterby

pressed leader, outpaced over 2f out, ridden and rallied over 1f out, kept on well final 110yds, led final strides

15/2

8th

10

(9)

5th Sep 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

18:00 Ripon

Havana Pursuit

9st 1lb

J: David Allan

T: Tim Easterby

Lightly raced half-brother to the yard's Flying Pursuit who was well backed when winning a weak soft-ground novice (5f) here early last month; improved on that behind Strong Johnson last time and is 6lb better off, which leaves the pair closely matched.

8/1

9/4

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 33

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Has shown ability in 5f events on soft ground at Nottingham and Leicester, finishing third both times; improved 14lb on RPRs from the first to the second run and sets the standard in this field.

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5th

3

(1)

11th Sep 2023

Good

0m 5f 60y

Class 6

17:15 Brighton

Corellian Star

9st 7lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Archie Watson

Has been placed in all of her four runs, including a close third with cheekpieces added on her handicap debut at Chepstow (5f, good to firm) last month; wandered around in the closing stages of that race but that was a bold bid and she's open to more progress; respected with blinkers now tried.

3/1

3rd

3

(2)

24th Aug 2023

Good

0m 5f 16y

Class 6

14:15 Chepstow

Corellian Star

9st 8lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Archie Watson

took keen hold, prominent, ridden to lead over 1f out, wandered around final 110yds, kept on but headed towards finish, finished 2nd, placed 3rd

3/1

2nd

7

(3)

7th Aug 2023

Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

15:20 Ripon

Corellian Star

9st 2lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Archie Watson

Has shown ability in 5f events on soft ground at Nottingham and Leicester, finishing third both times; improved 14lb on RPRs from the first to the second run and sets the standard in this field.

9/4

9/2

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 7

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Stablemate of Haworth Star; finished about 5l behind Corellian Star at Leicester (5f, soft) on debut, having looked green; may do better with the experience under his belt.

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4th

1

(8)

23rd Aug 2023

Good

0m 5f 182y

Class 5

15:45 Carlisle

No More Heroes

9st 7lb

J: David Nolan

T: Richard Fahey

Ardad gelding who still looked in need of the experience when third of eight in 5f Ripon novice 16 days ago; both runs on soft; can do better still and is one to consider.

8/1

3rd

4

(2)

7th Aug 2023

Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

15:20 Ripon

No More Heroes

9st 7lb

J: David Nolan

T: Richard Fahey

Stablemate of Haworth Star; finished about 5l behind Corellian Star at Leicester (5f, soft) on debut, having looked green; may do better with the experience under his belt.

9/2

7th

2

(9)

26th Jul 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

18:10 Leicester

No More Heroes

9st 7lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Richard Fahey

50,000gns yearling; fifth foal; half-brother to 5f winners Warrior's Valley (AW; RPR 82) and Mendamay (70); dam placed at 5f (67), sister to 5f 2yo Group 3/7f Group 2 winner Finjaan; would need to see some confidence behind him.

12/1

Form: 55

Last run: 25 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Similar type to Haworth Star having finished fifth in both outings, albeit has recorded only minor RPRs; gives impression this drop to 5f may prompt a bigger figure.

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6th

8

(8)

28th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 3y

Class 6

14:10 Pontefract

Opal Storm

9st 5lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Chris Fairhurst

Sprung a 66-1 surprise at Carlisle this month (5f, good to firm), her second handicap run, and she backed it up with another fair effort at Redcar nine days ago (met some trouble); unlikely she's reached her ceiling yet.

5/1

4th

11

(8)

19th Sep 2023

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

15:00 Redcar

Opal Storm

9st 3lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Chris Fairhurst

Belied her 66-1 odds with a narrow success in Carlisle handicap (5f, good to firm) this month, opening her account at the fifth attempt; likely player provided she confirms that improvement.

8/1

Form: 89

Last run: 25 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Down the field in both outings (7f/6f) and looks one for handicaps; best watched dropped further in trip.

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8th

3

(8)

26th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

21:00 Newcastle (AW)

Frank The Spark

9st 9lb

J: David Nolan

T: Paul Midgley

midfield

8/1

8th

10

(5)

30th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

14:55 Ripon

Frank The Spark

8st 12lb

J: Graham Lee

T: Paul Midgley

towards rear on far side of group

9/1

4th

6

(2)

11th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Frank The Spark

9st 5lb

J: Graham Lee

T: Paul Midgley

Appeared to improve on latest novice run and could well take another step forward now handicapping; bred to progress beyond his opening mark, being a brother to a four-time winner for his connections; interesting.

14/1

14/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

One of two newcomers in the field; by Bated Breath and the first foal of an unraced half-sister to winners Msayyan (1m 2yo) and Gordonstoun (7f-1m including 2yo); market can guide.

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12th

3

(2)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

19:15 Newcastle (AW)

Bonny Scot

9st 2lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Iain Jardine

Down the field in three sprint runs last August/September; more realistic assignment here but still not easily recommended.

20/1

7th

4

(1)

8th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

17:40 Newcastle (AW)

Bonny Scot

9st 0lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Iain Jardine

Down the field in sprint maiden/novice events on turf last month and unlikely to be of interest until handicapping.

50/1

8th

6

(5)

17th Aug 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:42 Ayr

Bonny Scot

9st 2lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Iain Jardine

Didn't show much over 5f on soft on debut last week; makes no appeal up in distance.

40/1

OUR TIP

Form: 55

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Has shown similar form to finish fifth in both starts, latest here (6f, soft) when just under 2l behind Havana Pursuit having still seemed green; may well prove capable of improvement; not dismissed.

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0

4

(5)

22nd Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

16:20 Southwell (AW)

Haworth Star

9st 7lb

J: David Nolan

T: Richard Fahey

0-7 but he's had a couple of near misses on Tapeta in recent months, admittedly over 7f; ignore last time as his saddle slipped; stamina for 1m has to be taken on trust.

10/1

12th

16

7th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

13:57 Southwell (AW)

Haworth Star

9st 6lb

T: Richard Fahey

Always behind when 50-1 for handicap debut at Leicester in October but placed on both subsequent Tapeta starts, more recently when very close second at Newcastle (7f) four weeks ago; only 1lb higher here and will be dangerous if the first-time cheekpieces have any positive effect.

9/2

2nd

5

(11)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

18:20 Newcastle (AW)

Haworth Star

9st 10lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Richard Fahey

Five-race maiden; showed improvement for the switch to AW at Wolverhampton (7f) most recently, finishing 1l third; may build on that effort; enters calculations up just 2lb.

11/2

8th
8 (1)
Juri

13/8

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Sister to 5.4f/6f 2yo winner Ajaya (including Group 2), half-sister to 1m-1m4f winner Extra Elusive (including Group 3); wears hood on debut; potentially above average judged on breeding; notable connections; interesting, especially if strong in the betting.

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8th

8

(1)

7th Aug 2023

Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

15:20 Ripon

Juri

9st 2lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Roger Varian

Sister to 5.4f/6f 2yo winner Ajaya (including Group 2), half-sister to 1m-1m4f winner Extra Elusive (including Group 3); wears hood on debut; potentially above average judged on breeding; notable connections; interesting, especially if strong in the betting.

13/8

Form: 90-

Last run: 291 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Finished last in both 2yo runs; fitting of hood needs to make a huge difference on belated reappearance.

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10th

11

(1)

17th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

14:55 Newcastle (AW)

The Spinmeister

9st 9lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Tjade Collier

Started 50-1 or bigger each start and just under 8l is the closest he's got to winning; wears same headgear as last time.

40/1

8th

8

(8)

9th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 4f 214y

Class 6

20:30 Southwell (AW)

The Spinmeister

8st 7lb

J: William Pyle

T: Tjade Collier

towards rear but in touch with leaders

50/1

8th

8

(2)

5th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 4f 214y

Class 6

14:57 Southwell (AW)

The Spinmeister

8st 11lb

J: William Pyle

T: Tjade Collier

pressed leader

66/1

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Payout
Exacta £82.00
Straight Forecast £75.80
Trifecta £290.00

Selections

RP RATINGS:

Corellian Star

SPOTLIGHT:

Juri

Telegraph:

Haworth Star

Daily Mirror:

Havana Pursuit

The Times:

Juri

D Express:

Juri

POSTDATA:

Corellian Star

LAMBOURN:

Corellian Star

The Guardian:

Corellian Star

Daily Mail:

Corellian Star

The Star:

Corellian Star

Daily Record:

Corellian Star

The Sun:

Haworth Star