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Woodsmith Construction Group Handicap (SDDE Smith Group Straight Mile Series Qualifier) (Div I)

  • Prize money: £5234
  • 0m 7f 219y
  • Class 4
  • 9 runners
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Woodsmith Construction Group Handicap (SDDE Smith Group Straight Mile Series Qualifier) (Div I)

Runners: 9 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.30
  • Place: £1.90

Form: 116230 BF

Last run: 29 days

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Ex-Irish 4yo who started off for Rebecca Menzies with two AW wins in March/April (8.6f/9.4f) and probably posted career-best performance when third in Carlisle Bell (1m, good to soft) in June; disappointed at Ascot last month but further progress remains possible.

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

1st

2

(6)

7th Oct 2023

Good

0m 7f 219y

Class 2

16:30 Redcar

Painters Palette

9st 10lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Rebecca Menzies

Record of 3-4 on the AW but has comparable form on turf and ran right up to his best when third over 1m2f at Ayr 16 days ago; C&D winner in August who should be in the thick of it.

6/1

3rd

3

(1)

21st Sep 2023

Good

1m 2f 0y

Class 2

15:00 Ayr

Painters Palette

9st 9lb

J: Frederick Larson

T: Rebecca Menzies

Has done well for shrewd current connections and scored at Wolverhampton (9.5f) last time, taking AW record to 3-4; only 1-11 on turf but the win came on most recent attempt in this sphere; steadily progressive and enters calculations.

11/4

1st

6

(8)

7th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 3

19:45 Wolverhampton (AW)

Painters Palette

9st 5lb

J: Frederick Larson

T: Rebecca Menzies

Won his first two starts for this yard at this track, the second of them over C&D; added a Redcar handicap last month and ran another sound race when fourth at Newcastle last week (just in front of Carolus Magnus); should give it another good go.

13/2

5/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 407559 CD BF

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 1lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Six-time course winner, including valuable final of this Straight Mile series in 2018 and 2019; well below best form this season but has slipped to a dangerous mark and the return to this track is an obvious plus.

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

7th

16

(3)

7th Oct 2023

Good

0m 7f 219y

Class 2

16:30 Redcar

Give It Some Teddy

8st 4lb

J: Duran Fentiman

T: Tim Easterby

Contesting this race for the fifth successive year, winning it 2018 and 2019; no better than sixth in the last two runnings but wouldn't be without hope if reproducing his penultimate run at Chester when prevailing comfortably.

10/1

14th

10

(9)

23rd Sep 2023

Good To Firm

1m 1f 0y

Class 4

17:10 Newmarket

Give It Some Teddy

10st 8lb

J: Mrs Emily Roberts

T: Tim Easterby

Goes particularly well at Redcar but is able elsewhere as he showed when winning easily last week at Chester under Emily Roberts; a 5lb rise isn't beyond him at all.

7/1

1st

7

(7)

15th Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 127y

Class 4

17:05 Chester

Give It Some Teddy

10st 4lb

J: Mrs Emily Roberts

T: Tim Easterby

Redcar specialist (six wins there) who sits 3lb below his last winning mark; ran a solid race when runner-up to the subsequent Wolverhampton scorer Painters Palette on penultimate start, but wasn't quite on song at Beverley (8.5f) subsequently; remains fairly treated but others appeal more.

8/1

6/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 4-2156

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Gained all three wins over 7f but ran well in defeat over C&D in May and could plausibly still have untapped potential over 1m; not quite at best on last couple of outings but enters calculations nevertheless.

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

6th

12

(9)

7th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 4

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Alethiometer

9st 4lb

J: Jason Hart

T: John Quinn

took keen hold, towards rear

10/1

2nd

2

(4)

8th Dec 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

17:15 Newcastle (AW)

Alethiometer

9st 9lb

J: James Sullivan

T: John Quinn

took keen hold, prominent

7/1

Form: 21-727 D BF

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Dual 2yo winner who built upon satisfactory seasonal/stable debut when creditable second at Pontefract (1m, good to firm) in June and may not have been suited by the soft ground when below that form last month; remains of interest.

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

6

1st Apr 2024

Good

2m 0f 3y

Class 4

13:27 Fakenham

Star Player

11st 2lb

J: Tristan Durrell

T: Dan Skelton

Had wind surgery since last run; should be suited by this sharp scenario on stable/hurdles debut, having gained his Flat wins over 7f/1m on good ground; interesting.

2/1

6th

3

(3)

3rd Oct 2023

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 5

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Star Player

9st 11lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Kevin Philippart De Foy

His nursery win came off a similar mark; beaten favourite on his last three starts and some hanging didn't help last time at Windsor; others appeal more.

5/1

5th

7

(2)

26th Aug 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 31y

Class 4

19:20 Windsor

Star Player

9st 7lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Kevin Philippart De Foy

Won a C&D nursery (good) last October; second to progressive winner at Pontefract (1m, good to firm) this June and bang there when badly hampered at Chester (7.5f, soft) last month; only fourth when favourite at Redcar (1m, good) latest but failed to settle and no surprise if he's in the mix.

5/2

Form: 155487 D BF

Last run: 43 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Won over the straight mile at Newcastle (AW) in April and posted another good effort over a straight mile when fourth off mark 3lb higher than today's at Doncaster (good) in June; however, needs to bounce back from two substandard efforts later in June.

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

7th

7

(6)

2nd Sep 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

17:15 Chelmsford (AW)

Centre Court

9st 8lb

J: Archie Young

T: Charlie Johnston

Good and bad since making all off 1lb higher at Newcastle back in the spring (1m); stable's handicappers can return to form from out of the blue but others have more pressing claims.

12/1

6th

2

(3)

25th Aug 2023

Good To Soft

1m 1f 35y

Class 4

17:45 Hamilton

Centre Court

9st 9lb

J: Franny Norton

T: Charlie Johnston

Made all at Newcastle (1m, AW) in April and up with that form when front-running fifth of 14 over C&D (good to soft) in May; needs to perform better than on last three starts, though; 1l behind Alethiometer on latest.

10/1

5th

7

(4)

12th Aug 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 219y

Class 4

14:38 Redcar

Centre Court

9st 6lb

J: Ben Curtis

T: Charlie Johnston

Won over the straight mile at Newcastle (AW) in April and posted another good effort over a straight mile when fourth off mark 3lb higher than today's at Doncaster (good) in June; however, needs to bounce back from two substandard efforts later in June.

8/1

OUR TIP

Form: 071781 CD

Last run: 10 days

W: 10st 5lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Not as good as he was but has already collected four wins this year, most recently when prevailing by a nose on soft ground at Leicester (1m) ten days ago; may find younger rivals better handicapped here, though.

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Verdict Starting price

9th

6

(9)

2nd Apr 2024

Soft

1m 0f 6y

Class 5

16:45 Pontefract

Young Fire

9st 6lb

J: David Nolan

T: David O’Meara

Inconsistent and was poor last time, but needs a good pace to aim at and on a dangerous mark should he get one (likely scenario); 1m on soft is fine.

20/1

9th

1

(2)

4th Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 5

17:10 Newcastle (AW)

Young Fire

9st 9lb

J: David Nolan

T: David O’Meara

C&D winner who has dropeed 6lb lower than when last successful, but hasn't fired lately albeit he wasn't beaten far at Wolverhampton (8.6f, Tapeta) last time; needs a good pace to aim at and that doesn't seem very likely in this field.

10/1

Form: -24449

Last run: 45 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Ten-race maiden who has shown his best form on Tapeta and finished down the field (albeit on good to soft ground) on latest outing in June; others have more obvious claims.

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No / Draw
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9th

4

(9)

9th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 5

19:00 Southwell (AW)

Soames Forsyte

9st 10lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Michael Herrington

Both wins were gained during the winter, including when dead-heating over C&D in December; just under a length behind Beau Gars when fourth of eight back here 12 days ago and may find one or two too good again.

17/2

4th

3

(6)

28th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 5

18:30 Southwell (AW)

Soames Forsyte

9st 11lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Michael Herrington

taken down early, dwelt start, took keen hold, in touch with leaders soon after start

5/1

2nd

5

(12)

10th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 5

19:00 Southwell (AW)

Soames Forsyte

9st 7lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Michael Herrington

Has form figures of 11325 since wearing cheekpieces, creditable fifth at Wolverhampton (8.5f) most recently; gives the impression this return to bare 1m will prove ideal; solid chance off unaltered mark.

8/1

Form: 440250

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 11lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

On workable mark if judged on some of his 7f form for Andrew Balding but was last of 12 when upped to 1m for recent stable debut (AW) and comes here with questions to answer.

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

8th

10

(9)

30th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Berkshire Phantom

9st 5lb

J: Paddy Mathers

T: Fionn McSharry

midfield

5/1

3rd

4

(7)

20th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

19:30 Southwell (AW)

Berkshire Phantom

9st 7lb

J: Paddy Mathers

T: Fionn McSharry

Ran well in similar event over C&D last week, taking form figures since wearing blinkers to 31142 and Southwell record to 132; holds very solid claims off same mark in the retained headgear.

3/1

2nd

5

(6)

12th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

20:30 Southwell (AW)

Berkshire Phantom

9st 7lb

J: Paddy Mathers

T: Fionn McSharry

midfield

6/1

9th
9 (3)
Kovu

33/1

Form: 0360

Last run: 29 days

W: 8st 11lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Belied 100-1 odds when placed in 7f Wetherby novice in June, his second start, but struggled to get competitive when 80-1 for last month's handicap debut at York (1m, good to soft).

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

7th

17

7th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 3f 23y

Class 6

14:32 Southwell (AW)

Kovu

9st 1lb

T: Peter Niven

Eight-race maiden who hasn't offered a great deal lately, on last two outings failing to see the trip out when upped from 1m to 1m4f/1m6f; others look more solid.

25/1

12th

8

(4)

28th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 6f 21y

Class 6

17:00 Southwell (AW)

Kovu

9st 1lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Peter Niven

Seven-race maiden; hasn't offered a great deal lately, failing to get home after forcing the pace when stepping up in trip at Catterick (1m4f, soft) last time; low-mileage on AW but plenty to prove on stamina; best to look elsewhere.

33/1

6th

11

(13)

12th Sep 2023

Good

1m 4f 13y

Class 6

15:40 Catterick

Kovu

9st 6lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Peter Niven

Showed ability when third in 7f novice in June and this lightly raced 3yo is one to watch in the betting now going beyond 1m for the first time, but he's been beaten a long way in all three handicaps (all 1m); plenty to prove.

25/1

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Payout
Exacta £544.00
Straight Forecast £419.40
Tricast £1969.70
Trifecta £2076.00

Selections

POSTDATA:

Star Player

Telegraph:

Young Fire

RP RATINGS:

Give It Some Teddy

SPOTLIGHT:

Painters Palette

D Express:

Alethiometer

NEWMARKET:

Star Player

The Times:

Star Player

The Guardian:

Star Player

Daily Mail:

Star Player

The Star:

Star Player

Daily Mirror:

Young Fire

Daily Record:

Young Fire