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ABF The Soldiers’ Charity Classified Stakes

  • Prize money: £4004
  • 0m 7f 6y
  • Class 6
  • 13 runners
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ABF The Soldiers’ Charity Classified Stakes

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

11/2 (Won)

  • Win: £11.00
  • Place: £2.40

Form: 869222 D

Last run: 32 days

W: 9st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Hasn't won since October 2020; knocking on the door on last three starts, finishing runner-up over C&D (good to firm), at Redcar (7f, good) and at Beverley (good to firm); good to soft no problem and an obvious contender.

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

7th

8

(2)

30th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

17:10 Catterick

Rum Runner

9st 6lb

J: Shane Gray

T: Geoffrey Harker

Last win was over C&D on good to soft in August last year; below par on the AW last time, but had been in decent form earlier in the winter; tried visored last twice, but left off here; chance.

14/1

10th

9

(4)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

20:15 Newcastle (AW)

Rum Runner

9st 2lb

J: Shane Gray

T: Geoffrey Harker

Ran encouragingly in first-time visor here a fortnight ago and ties in with Drakeholes on that effort; still has poor strike-rate since 2020 but can't be dismissed in the retained headgear.

8/1

13/2

  • Place: £2.80

Form: 40-802 CD

Last run: 4 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

C&D winner for Bryan Smart in July 2022 (good); ran best race for a while when second in first-time cheekpieces at Musselburgh last week (7f, good; made the running); chance if repeating that form.

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10th

9

(2)

3rd May 2024

Good

1m 0f 2y

Class 6

16:30 Musselburgh

Doomsday

9st 1lb

J: David Allan

T: Liam Bailey

midfield

8/1

50/1

  • Place: £30.20

Form: 0000/9

Last run: 49 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 38

Form & Verdict

Lightly-raced since 2021; watching brief advised after finishing tailed off on return from a 459-day break at Beverley in June.

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

9th

9

(3)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

17:15 Catterick

Suntory Star

8st 10lb

J: Pierre-Louis Jamin

T: Sara Ender

slowly away, raced in last

40/1

8th

6

(2)

30th Aug 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

16:45 Catterick

Suntory Star

9st 7lb

J: Faye McManoman

T: Sara Ender

Remains winless and she's not the easiest to catch right either, beating only one in a 6f Southwell classified event ten days ago.

16/1

9th

5

(1)

20th Aug 2023

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

14:35 Southwell (AW)

Suntory Star

9st 5lb

J: Faye McManoman

T: Sara Ender

13-race maiden who left previous efforts well behind when beaten less than a length into third of 13 in a similar contest at Catterick (7f, good to soft; 150-1) 12 days ago; needs to prove that wasn't a fluke, but a repeat would give her a chance.

10/1

Form: 880-98

Last run: 55 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Ex-Irish; 14-race maiden; has started very slowly and been well beaten over 6f on both outings for Mick Appleby; may improve for the step back up to 7f but needs to start better to have a chance.

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

1st

5

(9)

6th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

17:45 Bath

Andromedas Kingdom

9st 9lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Michael Appleby

Still unexposed at 1m; last three appearances include two soft-ground wins, latest over C&D eight days ago on seasonal debut; respected under 5lb penalty, especially granted a similar surface.

3/1

1st

9

(6)

28th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

17:35 Bath

Andromedas Kingdom

8st 13lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Michael Appleby

Off the mark at the 16th attempt when landing a 1m classified event (soft) at Beverley last September; beaten favourite at Windsor the following month; may yet do better over this trip but she's back from six months off and could do with plenty of rain.

9/1

5th
12 (12)
Spartakos

5/1

Form: 032346 CD

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

C&D winner on soft last August; not at his best dropped to 6f last time but in decent form over 7f prior to that and is one with a chance despite his high draw.

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

7th

11

(3)

3rd Oct 2023

Soft

0m 7f 50y

Class 6

15:57 Ayr

Spartakos

9st 2lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Katie Scott

took keen hold, prominent, weakened over 1f out

16/1

5th

7

(2)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

17:50 Catterick

Spartakos

9st 2lb

J: Ryan Sexton

T: Katie Scott

mounted in chute and walked to post, led narrowly on inner, switched to near side over 2f out, headed over 1f out, no extra final 110yds

3/1

1st

4

(3)

17th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 33y

Class 6

17:45 Musselburgh

Spartakos

9st 4lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Katie Scott

taken down early, prominent, led 3f out, soon pushed along and went clear, ridden over 1f out, kept on well inside final furlong, easily

5/2

Form: 665441 D

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Off the mark for the year at Wolverhampton last time (7f), having run fairly consistently all season; unexposed on turf; a possible.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

7

(8)

2nd Sep 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

21:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Tea Garden

9st 3lb

J: Georgia Dobie

T: Alex French

Generally reliable 5yo who got back on the scoresheet over C&D in July and she didn't get much luck in a classified event at Catterick (sixth of 13) last time; still looks on a workable mark and she's respected back on AW.

11/2

6th

14

(6)

8th Aug 2023

Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

15:25 Catterick

Tea Garden

9st 2lb

J: Christian Howarth

T: Alex French

Off the mark for the year at Wolverhampton last time (7f), having run fairly consistently all season; unexposed on turf; a possible.

7/2

1st

8

(6)

11th Jul 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

17:55 Wolverhampton (AW)

Tea Garden

9st 3lb

J: Christian Howarth

T: Alex French

midfield, pushed along 2f out, ridden and headway over 1f out, kept on well final 110yds, led final stride, just prevailed

12/1

9/1

Form: 067076 C

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Four wins, one of them here, have been at 6f; has some decent form over 7f and comes into the reckoning after a fair run at Wolverhampton last time (6f, met trouble in running).

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

7th

8

(9)

8th Aug 2023

Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

15:25 Catterick

Portelet Bay

9st 2lb

J: Ben Curtis

T: David Evans

Four wins, one of them here, have been at 6f; has some decent form over 7f and comes into the reckoning after a fair run at Wolverhampton last time (6f, met trouble in running).

9/1

6th

8

(5)

19th Jul 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Portelet Bay

9st 9lb

J: Ben Curtis

T: David Evans

4-18 on turf and 0-21 on the AW, albeit running well here on a few occasions as when beaten less than a length into second of ten over 7f in January; makes his debut at this level and cannot be dismissed.

9/1

7th

4

(10)

25th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 80y

Class 6

16:35 Ffos Las

Portelet Bay

9st 9lb

J: Ben Curtis

T: David Evans

Close second over 7f in January; far from consistent otherwise this year and he's still seeking a first win beyond 6f; very well treated on best form but isn't a solid option.

14/1

12/1

Form: 4-0576

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Ex-Richard Hannon; chance on his fourth at Carlisle last August (1m, good to firm) but mainly below that form since, including with blinkers (retained) last time; others preferred.

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7th

9

(3)

4th Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

16:10 Newcastle (AW)

Mekbat

9st 0lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Susan Corbett

0-15 under rules; may have finished closer with a clear run when seventh of 12 over C&D last time, but others are still more convincing.

20/1

7th

10

(7)

19th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

15:45 Newcastle (AW)

Mekbat

8st 9lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Susan Corbett

Modest maiden who was pulled up in 2m Musselburgh novice hurdle 11 days ago; he's hard to make a case for.

33/1

0

8

8th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 124y

Class 4

13:40 Musselburgh

Mekbat

11st 0lb

J: Nathan Moscrop

T: Susan Corbett

Modest Flat maiden and was 200-1 when nowhere behind Slugger at Kelso.

200/1

OUR TIP

Form: 0-5467

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Ex-Irish; 22-race maiden; fair efforts at Ayr on last two starts, on Monday finishing a running-on fifth with cheekpieces back on (1m, good to soft); bit to find.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

11th

3

(10)

13th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Butterfly Island

9st 9lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Liam Bailey

Exposed maiden; this belated return to 6f isn't enough to tempt today.

33/1

7th

10

(11)

6th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

19:45 Newcastle (AW)

Butterfly Island

9st 3lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Liam Bailey

Regressive filly who has been safely held in some recent classified races on turf and is now 0-24; has often worn blinkers or cheekpieces; visor given a whirl tonight.

20/1

Form: 351386

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Habitual slow starter; won over 6f at Newcastle in February; not so good after a break on last two starts; return to 7f no problem but better on the AW.

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

6th

5

(9)

17th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:05 Newcastle (AW)

Kraken Florida

9st 9lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: John Wainwright

Sole win came narrowly over C&D this time last year and Paul Mulrennan got another good tune out of him when runner-up last time (also C&D); has another short break to overcome but is a player.

13/2

2nd

8

(8)

30th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Kraken Florida

9st 1lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: John Wainwright

There's a doubt regarding his current form in view of his three runs this summer (one over C&D); however, he's well treated judged on his C&D efforts earlier in the year and is not written off back from a break.

20/1

2nd

8

(8)

30th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Kraken Florida

9st 1lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: John Wainwright

There's a doubt regarding his current form in view of his three runs this summer (one over C&D); however, he's well treated judged on his C&D efforts earlier in the year and is not written off back from a break.

20/1

Form: 05-240

Last run: 40 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 46

Form & Verdict

11-race maiden; tailed off at Newcastle last time but has a chance on his two previous runs at Wetherby (1m, good) and Redcar (7f, good to firm).

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

12th

13

(2)

7th Sep 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 173y

Class 6

18:35 Carlisle

Red Command

8st 9lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Tracy Waggott

12-race maiden; runner-up at Wetherby (1m Class 6, good) in May, but there are precious few positives to take from his last two efforts (Newcastle and Catterick); cheekpieces are newly applied.

20/1

11th

9

(1)

8th Aug 2023

Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

15:25 Catterick

Red Command

9st 2lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Tracy Waggott

11-race maiden; tailed off at Newcastle last time but has a chance on his two previous runs at Wetherby (1m, good) and Redcar (7f, good to firm).

14/1

14th

9

(1)

29th Jun 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

15:55 Newcastle (AW)

Red Command

9st 4lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Tracy Waggott

0-10 under rules but has twice run well since returned to the Flat last month, going close at Wetherby (1m, good) and finishing fourth of 15 at Redcar (7f, good to firm) 13 days later; the first two last time won their next starts; still to prove himself on Tapeta but worth a second look.

5/1

12th
11 (2)
Sir Dotti

50/1

Form: 880988

Last run: 27 days

W: 9st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 40

Form & Verdict

32-race maiden who has plenty to find on recent form and would be a surprise winner.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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12th

11

(2)

8th Aug 2023

Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

15:25 Catterick

Sir Dotti

9st 2lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Andrew Crook

32-race maiden who has plenty to find on recent form and would be a surprise winner.

50/1

8th

10

(2)

12th Jul 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

17:10 Catterick

Sir Dotti

8st 9lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Andrew Crook

31-race maiden who has poor claims on recent form and can be readily opposed.

50/1

8th

12

(2)

20th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 100y

Class 6

20:15 Beverley

Sir Dotti

9st 0lb

J: Neeraj Rawal

T: Andrew Crook

Longstanding maiden who has yet to make the frame this season; very opposable.

50/1

Form: -07005

Last run: 32 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 39

Form & Verdict

Best run so far was when fifth of seven over 7.5f at Beverley last time (good to firm, pulled hard); had bled from the nose when tailed off on previous outing; best watched

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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10th

14

(12)

16th Aug 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 96y

Class 6

15:45 Beverley

Lil Bit Of Magic

9st 0lb

J: Mark Winn

T: Simon Whitaker

took keen hold, midfield on outer

66/1

13th

6

(7)

8th Aug 2023

Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

15:25 Catterick

Lil Bit Of Magic

9st 2lb

J: Phil Dennis

T: Simon Whitaker

Best run so far was when fifth of seven over 7.5f at Beverley last time (good to firm, pulled hard); had bled from the nose when tailed off on previous outing; best watched

33/1

5th

7

(6)

7th Jul 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 96y

Class 6

20:45 Beverley

Lil Bit Of Magic

9st 7lb

J: Alex Fielding

T: Simon Whitaker

took keen hold, led

100/1

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Selections

The Times:

Rum Runner

The Guardian:

Tea Garden

RP RATINGS:

Doomsday

SPOTLIGHT:

Spartakos

D Express:

Portelet Bay

Telegraph:

Butterfly Island

The Star:

Tea Garden

The Sun:

Doomsday

POSTDATA:

Spartakos

Daily Mirror:

Portelet Bay

Daily Mail:

Rum Runner

Daily Record:

Rum Runner