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16:25 Windsor

Good To Firm

Buxted Bounty Apprentice Handicap

  • Prize money: £5234
  • 0m 6f 12y
  • Class 6
  • 12 runners
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Buxted Bounty Apprentice Handicap

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

9/2 (Won)

  • Win: £5.40
  • Place: £1.80

Form: 533126 CD

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Ought to have coped better with the soft ground when below par at Ffos Las a fortnight ago but was in good form beforehand, notably when winning at Chepstow (6f, good to soft); a player if back on song here.

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Distance / Class
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8th

10

(9)

20th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 5f 8y

Class 6

17:25 Nottingham

Bama Lama

9st 1lb

J: Oliver Searle

T: Rod Millman

Well suited by slower than good and she's only 2lb higher than for her Windsor win last August; not as good on AW and highly likely she'll leave last month's Southwell run behind her.

8/1

7th

2

(5)

21st Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

20:00 Southwell (AW)

Bama Lama

9st 2lb

J: Oliver Searle

T: Rod Millman

Four-time turf winner but unplaced in all eight runs on AW; returns from 134 days off and others are more appealing.

10/1

4th

10

(2)

8th Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Bama Lama

9st 1lb

J: Oliver Searle

T: Rod Millman

Four turf wins; best AW run came when a close fourth of 12 over C&D last week; shouldn't be far away with a repeat.

8/1

2nd
6 (9)
Sparked

20/1

  • Place: £4.80

Form: 926648

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Dual 5f winner last year (turf/AW) and now 5lb lower than when going close over that trip in April (AW) but needs to better her recent efforts and is yet to convince over 6f; sometimes wears cheekpieces (not today).

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10th

2

(9)

16th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

20:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Sparked

9st 9lb

J: Alec Voikhansky

T: Jim Boyle

Only narrowly denied over 6f at Lingfield (AW) three weeks ago; all three career wins at 5f so no reason why she won't give another good account.

6/1

2nd

1

27th Oct 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 1y

Class 6

16:15 Lingfield (AW)

Sparked

9st 10lb

T: Jim Boyle

Her wins have come over 5f but she has run well over 6f and she is fully effective at this track; closely matched with Nordic Glory on a 5f run here this month and she's more appealing than most in here.

3/1

8th

10

(5)

9th Oct 2023

Good

0m 6f 12y

Class 6

17:22 Windsor

Sparked

9st 4lb

J: Luke Catton

T: Jim Boyle

prominent

9/1

6/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 945322 C

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

5f course winner last year and placed in three basement-grade classified races this summer (5f-6f); has a bit more on his plate in this handicap but at least we know he's in good nick; each-way claims.

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8th

3

(11)

11th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

18:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Tilsworth Ony Ta

9st 10lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: J R Jenkins

in touch with leaders

9/2

4th

1

(8)

20th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

20:00 Southwell (AW)

Tilsworth Ony Ta

9st 9lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: J R Jenkins

Successful in sprint races at Chelmsford in December/January and ran creditably there (5f) on latest outing; Southwell record (72776) could be better.

13/2

2nd

1

(5)

24th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

20:20 Chelmsford (AW)

Tilsworth Ony Ta

9st 9lb

J: Harrison Shaw

T: J R Jenkins

took keen hold, in touch with leaders

9/2

Form: 051573 D

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Signed off to Tom Ward with narrow AW win in early June but hasn't really fired on any of three turf starts for current stable and needs to raise her game.

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8th

6

(11)

30th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Savannah Smiles

9st 6lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Grace Harris

slowly away, in rear

7/1

4th

7

(4)

16th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

19:15 Southwell (AW)

Savannah Smiles

9st 6lb

J: Callum Hutchinson

T: Grace Harris

The hood has been removed for her last two starts and she's won them both, running on well to win at Lingfield and Wolverhampton (both 6f); up in the weights but comes here in top form.

13/2

1st

6

(4)

2nd Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Savannah Smiles

9st 6lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Grace Harris

In good form at Lingfield, buckling down willingly to win a 6f classified there 20 days ago (hood discarded, as today); no worthwhile form over C&D as yet but there have been excuses, such as when racing wide from highest draw in January; of interest.

9/2

Form: 214324 D

Last run: 5 days

W: 9st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Won in good style at Ffos Las (6f, good) in July and has made the frame four consecutive times since; holds no secrets from the handicapper and would prefer the rain to stay away but ought to be on the premises again.

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5th

7

(9)

22nd Apr 2024

Good To Firm

0m 6f 12y

Class 5

16:45 Windsor

The Cola Kid

9st 1lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Grace Harris

in rear

14/1

7th

6

(9)

15th Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

20:00 Kempton (AW)

The Cola Kid

9st 5lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Grace Harris

Usually on the premises on turf from this June onwards and now he's won at this track twice (7f/6f) already in November; drawn wider this time but he's on a roll and well treated judged on latest form.

5/1

1st

1

(1)

8th Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

The Cola Kid

9st 13lb

J: Kevin Stott

T: Grace Harris

Two good runs over 6f last month, one of them here, and he showed 7f was no problem with a game win here last week; 5lb penalty for that narrow victory might find him out.

11/2

OUR TIP

Form: 2-7438 BF

Last run: 142 days

W: 9st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

A maiden after 30 runs but started off for this yard with two good efforts on AW in February/March (7f/6f) and had excuses when down the field last time; will be fine back on turf; a possible if ready to roll after break.

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5th

5

(3)

24th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

20:20 Chelmsford (AW)

Lion Ring

9st 6lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Andrew J Martin

disputed lead, lost position over 2f out

11/2

9th

8

(3)

19th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Lion Ring

9st 3lb

J: Hector Crouch

T: Andrew J Martin

Just one win from 39 starts but that was in a Chelmsford handicap (5f) in October and he's held his form in four runs since then; was beaten less than 2l when sixth at Lingfield (6f) last time and he's in the mix on this drop back in trip.

8/1

6th

8

(4)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 1y

Class 6

15:47 Lingfield (AW)

Lion Ring

9st 6lb

J: David Probert

T: Andrew J Martin

led early, prominent soon after start

10/1

Form: 457546

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Made very good progress over 5f towards end of last season, winning three times, but has gone backwards since her encouraging reappearance run in April and her record over 6f is not persuasive.

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8th

10

(6)

12th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

19:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Destinys Spirit

9st 2lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Dominic Ffrench Davis

took keen hold, led, headed but prominent after 1f

9/1

6th

8

(4)

25th Sep 2023

Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

17:00 Leicester

Destinys Spirit

8st 5lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Dominic Ffrench Davis

in touch with leaders

14/1

7th

5

(7)

14th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 80y

Class 6

17:35 Ffos Las

Destinys Spirit

9st 4lb

J: Alec Voikhansky

T: Dominic Ffrench Davis

midfield

14/1

Form: 223353 D

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 7lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Consistent over 5f at regular haunt Cheptstow in recent months, and her lesser effort on heavy ground at Ffos Las on Tuesday can easily be overlooked; comes here on a workable mark and the return to 6f should not be a problem; one to consider.

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8th

6

(10)

4th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 6

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Rhubarb

9st 4lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Richard Price

in touch with leaders, dropped to rear after 1f

12/1

9th

9

(8)

28th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 4f 214y

Class 5

16:25 Southwell (AW)

Rhubarb

8st 10lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Richard Price

Gained her first AW success at the 17th attempt at Wolverhampton in December and ran well when fourth of ten under her penalty (first-time cheekpieces) back there nine days later; dropped 2lb but a bit more is needed from her at this level after three months off.

20/1

9th
12 (3)
Epeius

20/1

Form: -00844 D

Last run: 40 days

W: 9st 0lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Respectable fourth in two 5f classified races this summer and ought to be suited by today's move back up in trip but this 10yo hasn't won since summer 2020 and another minor role is probably his best hope here.

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9th

12

(5)

16th Sep 2023

Good

0m 5f 160y

Class 6

16:35 Bath

Epeius

9st 3lb

J: Taylor Fisher

T: Joe Tickle

Veteran who has shown only occasional glimpses of retaining ability this year; others look safer.

16/1

5th

4

(7)

31st Aug 2023

Good To Firm

0m 5f 10y

Class 6

16:00 Bath

Epeius

9st 9lb

J: Taylor Fisher

T: Joe Tickle

Shaped better when having a troubled run at Chepstow last week but he has something to find on these terms and was never in contention in a similar C&D race in July.

33/1

8th

13

(13)

24th Aug 2023

Good

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

13:40 Chepstow

Epeius

9st 0lb

J: Georgia Dobie

T: Joe Tickle

Over three years since the last of his six wins and he has to bounce back from a low-key run at Bath on Saturday; others look much safer.

33/1

Form: 966150 CD

Last run: 25 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Regressive 4yo who has become very inconsistent; capitalised upon some significant help from the handicapper when causing 22-1 surprise off basement mark over C&D (good to firm) in June but two lesser efforts have followed; others in the line-up look less risky.

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9th

2

(12)

23rd Apr 2024

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Arlecchinos Gift

9st 9lb

J: Olivia Tubb

T: Mark Usher

String of solid efforts over C&D this year, latterly when an unlucky loser a fortnight ago (beaten a nose after blowing the start and lugging left); has a 2lb rise and wide stall to overcome tonight.

7/2

2nd

2

(4)

10th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

17:20 Wolverhampton (AW)

Arlecchinos Gift

9st 10lb

J: Jason Watson

T: Mark Usher

String of near-misses before pulling away with a subsequent winner over C&D last month; below that level since from a wide stall at Southwell and is 4lb higher today but should go well.

5/1

6th

8

(10)

20th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

20:00 Southwell (AW)

Arlecchinos Gift

9st 1lb

J: Olivia Tubb

T: Mark Usher

Has form figures of 33221, all over 6f at Wolverhampton, this year; held on by half a length under Olivia Tubb last week and escapes a penalty for that apprentice-race success; good chance provided he's as effective back at Southwell.

6/1

33/1

Form: 369067 D

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Has seven wins on his CV but is nothing like the force of old; out of form since placed off 2lb higher on AW in February and a difficult horse to enthuse over.

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12th

12

(3)

24th Aug 2023

Good

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

13:40 Chepstow

Our Man In Havana

9st 0lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Tony Carroll

Veteran whose last three wins have come at this track (6f and 5f twice, all on good to firm); more miss than hit in 2023 but if he is to revive then it's likely to be here; blinkers tried for the first time.

25/1

11th

10

(2)

14th Aug 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 12y

Class 6

16:25 Windsor

Our Man In Havana

9st 0lb

J: Molly Gunn

T: Tony Carroll

towards rear

33/1

0

5

(4)

8th Aug 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

20:20 Chelmsford (AW)

Our Man In Havana

9st 9lb

J: Mollie Phillips

T: Tony Carroll

Winner of seven races (three on Tapeta) and would have a solid chance on his form in the first half of last year, but has been quiet of late and needs a resurgence; stable also runs My Kind Of Girl.

16/1

Form: 768079

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Eight-race maiden who has struggled to get competitive this season (five runs; 6f-1m2f); can't be recommended.

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12th

11

(7)

14th Aug 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 12y

Class 6

16:25 Windsor

Raphel Jake

9st 0lb

J: Mia Nicholls

T: Rachel Cook & John Bridger

took keen hold, in touch with leaders

33/1

9th

10

(5)

29th Jul 2023

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

18:15 Salisbury

Raphel Jake

10st 0lb

J: Miss Arabella Fox

T: Rachel Cook & John Bridger

took keen hold, prominent

50/1

7th

8

(8)

26th Jul 2023

Good To Firm

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

15:30 Lingfield

Raphel Jake

8st 12lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Rachel Cook & John Bridger

Six-race maiden who holds weak claims on form; failed to beat a rival here (6f/7.5f) the last twice; new trip needs to have major effect.

33/1

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Exacta £748.00
Straight Forecast £641.90
Tricast £5690.70
Trifecta £5340.00

Selections

RP RATINGS:

The Cola Kid

Telegraph:

Sparked

Daily Record:

Tilsworth Ony Ta

D Express:

Lion Ring

WEST COUNTRY:

Bama Lama

SPOTLIGHT:

Rhubarb

POSTDATA:

The Cola Kid

The Times:

The Cola Kid

The Guardian:

The Cola Kid

Daily Mail:

The Cola Kid

Daily Mirror:

The Cola Kid

The Sun:

The Cola Kid