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Good To Soft

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  • 1m 0f 0y
  • Class 6
  • 13 runners
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Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

11/2 (Won)

  • Win: £3.50
  • Place: £1.50

Form: 3562-5

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Only just failed to catch the favourite when runner-up in a Class 5 handicap at Kempton (1m, AW) last October; met trouble on return to action at Newmarket (7f) but should strip fitter for that comeback and this is a winnable looking contest; noteworthy.

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5th

6

(11)

15th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

17:50 Windsor

Jack Sparowe

9st 8lb

J: Paddy Bradley

T: John Butler

took keen hold, held up in rear

9/1

5th

11

(5)

6th Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 2

16:00 Kempton (AW)

Jack Sparowe

8st 2lb

J: Luke Morris

T: John Butler

Improved for the step up in trip when coming from off the pace to collar Wadacre Gomez over C&D in September (well backed; only runner to make up significant ground); beaten on heavy ground at Bath five weeks ago but that not the run to judge him on; should have more races in him but he's got to do it from 3lb out of the handicap today.

10/1

3rd

2

(13)

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

1m 2f 37y

Class 5

17:38 Bath

Jack Sparowe

10st 0lb

J: Lewis Edmunds

T: John Butler

Came off steady pace to justify market support at Kempton (1m3f, AW) ten days ago, adding to his win here (1m, good to soft) in August; still has low mileage and may improve further; respected.

9/2

16/1

  • Place: £4.70

Form: 007945

Last run: 56 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Won twice in France (6.5f-7f) for Francis-Henri Graffard but is now 0-7 in the UK having slipped steadily down the weights (from an opening mark of 90 to today's 67); weak in the finish when fourth at Chelmsford (1m, AW) on penultimate start; stamina reserves are questionable.

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2nd

1

(3)

4th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

14:50 Chelmsford (AW)

Exigency

9st 12lb

J: Shariq Mohd

T: Sylvester Kirk

soon led, headed and no extra inside final 110yds, just held second

9/2

9th

7

(3)

14th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

19:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Exigency

9st 6lb

J: Liam Keniry

T: Sylvester Kirk

Ex-French filly who is 0-11 in Britain and whose form dipped last time; placed a few times otherwise (on turf) of late and holds each-way hopes on those efforts.

12/1

0

2

(5)

25th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 0f 53y

Class 5

17:35 Leicester

Exigency

9st 12lb

J: Liam Keniry

T: Sylvester Kirk

2-5 when trained in France but found the handicapper firmly in command in the first half of 2023; she's been much more competitive in recent starts though and returning to 1m will suit; handles slow ground; contender, especially if avoiding the late hanging which has blighted recent runs.

8/1

6/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 313535 CD BF

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Knuckled down bravely to deny Havana Goldrush over C&D (good to soft) in May; placed on two occasions since and is just 2lb above that winning mark; nevertheless, seemingly has more work to do in order to win this.

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8th

7

(8)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:15 Bath

Eye Of The Water

9st 4lb

J: Liam Keniry

T: Ronald Harris

in touch with leaders

10/1

4th

7

(7)

12th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 5

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Eye Of The Water

9st 5lb

J: Liam Keniry

T: Ronald Harris

prominent, no extra from over 1f out

20/1

6th

6

(6)

22nd Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 5

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Eye Of The Water

9st 9lb

J: Liam Keniry

T: Ronald Harris

Grand servant, winning eight times (three this year); needs to return from short break in top form and this trip stretches him.

16/1

14/1

Form: -57538

Last run: 8 days

W: 8st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Sole win came at Nottingham (1m2f, good to firm) from an 8lb higher mark last summer; has worn various headgear and, although faring a bit better at Wolverhampton on penultimate start, has since taken a firm backward step at Yarmouth (last of eight).

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4th

9

(3)

18th Aug 2023

Good

1m 2f 17y

Class 6

15:35 Epsom

Codswallop

9st 2lb

J: Dougie Costello

T: Adam West

9lb lower than for last summer's Nottingham win (1m2f, good to firm); creditable efforts in three of his last four starts and going back up in trip can help; not out of it.

10/1

4th

14

(5)

9th Aug 2023

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

16:40 Bath

Codswallop

8st 10lb

J: Harry Davies

T: Adam West

Sole win came at Nottingham (1m2f, good to firm) from an 8lb higher mark last summer; has worn various headgear and, although faring a bit better at Wolverhampton on penultimate start, has since taken a firm backward step at Yarmouth (last of eight).

14/1

14/1

Form: 273168 CD

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Bath regular who renews acquaintances with My Ambition and Eye Of The Water; likely bang there forcing the pace and should appreciate dropping back in trip (from 1m2f); marginally high in the weights for win purposes.

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1st

13

(12)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:15 Bath

Havana Goldrush

8st 8lb

J: Shariq Mohd

T: J S Moore

set fast pace, made all, ridden and went clear over 2f out, reduced lead final 110yds, unchallenged

12/1

7th

3

(2)

17th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

18:15 Wolverhampton (AW)

Havana Goldrush

9st 6lb

J: Liam Keniry

T: J S Moore

led at fast pace

7/1

2

(1)

29th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Havana Goldrush

9st 8lb

J: Liam Keniry

T: J S Moore

Recent form is respectable in this weak context and he's attractively weighted, having gained all handicap wins off higher marks; one for the shortlist.

3/1

Form: 004-80 CD

Last run: 33 days

W: 9st 3lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Three-time C&D winner (26 months since her last win); few positives to take from her two most recent appearances (here and at Sandown); slipping back down the weights at a rate of knots but difficult to fancy.

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9th

9

(5)

20th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 5

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Keepers Choice

9st 1lb

J: Tyler Heard

T: Adrian Wintle

in touch with leaders on inner

20/1

6th

11

(3)

9th Aug 2023

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

16:40 Bath

Keepers Choice

9st 3lb

J: Christian Howarth

T: Adrian Wintle

Three-time C&D winner (26 months since her last win); few positives to take from her two most recent appearances (here and at Sandown); slipping back down the weights at a rate of knots but difficult to fancy.

40/1

10th

8

(11)

7th Jul 2023

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:25 Sandown

Keepers Choice

10st 1lb

J: Miss Kayla Ruddy

T: Adrian Wintle

Low-key return to action at Bath six weeks ago; she's dropped a long way in the weights but has plenty to prove and would be more appealing on quicker ground in any case.

40/1

16/1

Form: 2-8987

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 9lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Four-time Chepstow winner (6f-7f) who has slipped back to his last winning mark; modest form lately and last of eight on his only attempt over 1m (pulled hard); tongue-tie newly applied on first start since leaving Tony Carroll.

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10th

7

(3)

7th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Iconic Knight

9st 10lb

J: William Carson

T: John Flint

No win since last August, with new yard for last five starts; went close at Salisbury on penultimate outing and latest (below-form favourite) was just three days later, but he's not fired often enough this term to inspire great confidence in him taking advantage of his fall in the weights.

11/1

5th

1

(11)

18th Sep 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 210y

Class 6

16:45 Brighton

Iconic Knight

9st 9lb

J: William Cox

T: John Flint

Has worked his way back into form for new stable in recent weeks and makes quick reappearance after going close at Salisbury (6f good to firm) on Friday; today's move back up in trip will suit and he's very versatile regarding ground; high on the list.

9/2

2nd

5

(8)

15th Sep 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:05 Salisbury

Iconic Knight

9st 7lb

J: William Cox

T: John Flint

He has won his fair share for other yards and he ran his best race for this one when third of seven over 1m here two weeks ago; another 3lb lower today and dropping in trip shouldn't be a bother.

10/1

8/1

Form: -43260

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Only just held by Havana Goldrush at Windsor (1m, good to firm) in early June but has seemingly lost his way and remains a maiden (0-13); the cheekpieces worn for the first time recently are retained; easing in the weights and has a promising 5lb claimer booked.

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1st

3

(10)

18th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 6

11:45 Lingfield (AW)

Raqraaq

9st 9lb

J: David Probert

T: Patrick Chamings

raced wide, in touch with leaders

6/1

3rd

5

(6)

18th Oct 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

18:00 Kempton (AW)

Raqraaq

9st 10lb

J: David Probert

T: Patrick Chamings

0-15; placed twice over C&D and also over 1m at Windsor, all off a 6lb higher mark; well beaten on his last three starts, however, and comes here with something to prove.

14/1

Form: 27064-

Last run: 364 days

W: 9st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

8.5f AW winner (Wolverhampton); yet to win on turf (0-17) and is all set to make his return to competitive action after 12 months off; the handicapper has given him a chance (eased 5lb to a career-low mark); best watched.

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1st

1

(7)

20th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

0m 7f 216y

Class 6

19:50 Brighton

Uncle Dick

9st 10lb

J: Charles Bishop

T: Eve Johnson Houghton

held up in midfield, shaken up and good headway towards near side over 1f out, ridden to lead 1f out, went clear final 110yds, comfortably

11/4

8th

2

(5)

11th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Uncle Dick

9st 9lb

J: Georgia Dobie

T: Eve Johnson Houghton

held up in last, going best when not clear run over 1f out, not recover

6/1

5th

8

(5)

21st Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

18:30 Kempton (AW)

Uncle Dick

9st 1lb

J: Charles Bishop

T: Eve Johnson Houghton

Often slowly away; goes well for an apprentice but ridden by a particularly inexperienced one of late; registered three wins at Brighton last year and is handicapped to go well again; cheekpieces return.

10/1

Form: 0-0060

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

7f Curragh Listed winner for Jim Bolger in May 2021 but very disappointing in last two seasons; continues to ease in the weights but now 1-25 overall and it is hard to predict when, or indeed if, a revival is forthcoming.

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0

1

(8)

19th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Lunar Space

9st 12lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Jamie Osborne

in touch with leaders, pulled up early, race voided

9/4

1st

1

(8)

14th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Lunar Space

10st 1lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Jamie Osborne

pushed along early, made virtually all, clear over 1f out, eased towards finish

2/1

1st

2

(8)

7th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Lunar Space

9st 8lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Jamie Osborne

Just one win from 29 starts but he was useful in his younger days and he made a bold bid when a close third off a tumbling mark at Chelmsford (1m2f, AW) last Saturday; now makes his Tapeta debut but he's a big player if he can repeat that latest form.

9/2

11th
12 (7)
El Hibri

14/1

Form: 03-065

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Still searching for first win (0-13); has fallen another 2lb in the handicap since a weakening fifth of ten over C&D (good) three weeks ago; stamina reserves remain unproven at 1m.

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12th

12

(10)

15th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

0m 6f 12y

Class 4

15:50 Windsor

El Hibri

8st 4lb

J: Georgia Dobie

T: Ian Williams

prominent

33/1

7th

1

(6)

8th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 1y

Class 6

13:15 Lingfield (AW)

El Hibri

10st 0lb

J: Jack Enright

T: Ian Williams

Won comfortably at Southwell last week but wasn't so good under a penalty at Wolverhampton on Tuesday; has the same burden here and he's unraced at this track.

4/1

5th

3

(1)

6th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

El Hibri

9st 9lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: Ian Williams

Has been running well for a while and did it comfortably at Southwell last week; previously fourth to Alafdhal here and not weighted to gain his revenge on that one.

9/2

20/1

Form: 862-

Last run: 245 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

No chance with the winner when runner-up in a Lingfield novice (1m2f, AW) last December; has failed to sparkle over hurdles since (0-6), so switches back to the Flat for handicap debut at a realistic level.

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4th

13

12th Oct 2023

Good To Firm

2m 0f 161y

Class 5

16:00 Exeter

Marley Head

10st 5lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Joe Tizzard

Made it 0-4 on the Flat when nowhere in a 1m handicap two months ago; 0-6 over hurdles and there has been no more than glimmers of promise; cheekpieces added.

50/1

12th

1

(14)

9th Aug 2023

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

16:40 Bath

Marley Head

9st 11lb

J: Georgia Dobie

T: Joe Tizzard

No chance with the winner when runner-up in a Lingfield novice (1m2f, AW) last December; has failed to sparkle over hurdles since (0-6), so switches back to the Flat for handicap debut at a realistic level.

20/1

6th

7

23rd Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 167y

Class 5

16:35 Newton Abbot

Marley Head

10st 5lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Joe Tizzard

Unplaced all five hurdling starts but made good headway to challenge in the straight at Worcester (2m4f, good) 18 days ago, before weakening into eighth on the run-in; could have a say if this drop back in trip suits.

12/1

20/1

Form: 080-95 CD

Last run: 86 days

W: 9st 1lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

No win since December 2021 (Kempton AW) but runner-up on two occasions last summer; has left Ed de Giles since a pair of low-key spring efforts; lowest mark since 2019 but best watched.

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9th

7

(6)

17th Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:30 Kempton (AW)

Fitzrovia

9st 4lb

J: David Probert

T: Tim Vaughan

Multiple winner, including twice here, for Ed de Giles; successful on turf for Deborah Faulkner when last seen three months ago; likely player provided he remains in similar form on debut for Tim Vaughan.

8/1

1st

3

(4)

23rd Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 31y

Class 6

17:00 Windsor

Fitzrovia

9st 6lb

J: Dougie Costello

T: Deborah Faulkner

Fine on this sort of ground for Ed de Giles but has looked on the downgrade during a limited campaign for his current yard this time; again no sign of the blinkers worn all of last year.

12/1

9th

10

(12)

24th Aug 2023

Good

1m 0f 14y

Class 6

16:30 Chepstow

Fitzrovia

9st 6lb

J: Dougie Costello

T: Deborah Faulkner

held up in rear, no impression from over 2f out

40/1

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Payout
Exacta £425.00
Straight Forecast £426.70
Tricast £2097.70
Trifecta £4972.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

My Ambition

NEWMARKET:

Jack Sparowe

The Times:

Eye Of The Water

WEST COUNTRY:

Marley Head

LAMBOURN:

Havana Goldrush

POSTDATA:

Uncle Dick

The Star:

Lunar Space

D Express:

Jack Sparowe

RP RATINGS:

My Ambition

Telegraph:

My Ambition

Daily Mail:

My Ambition

Daily Mirror:

My Ambition

The Sun:

My Ambition

Daily Record:

My Ambition

The Guardian:

Eye Of The Water