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Chapel Down British EBF Maiden Stakes (GBB/IRE Incentive Race)

  • Prize money: £15462
  • 0m 7f 0y
  • Class 2
  • 13 runners
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Chapel Down British EBF Maiden Stakes (GBB/IRE Incentive Race)

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

3/1 (Won)

  • Win: £6.50
  • Place: £1.80

Form: 25

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Passed all but the winner when made favourite at Salisbury first time out (7f, good to firm) and ran well until fading in a 7f Listed event at Ascot three weeks ago (good); should be very competitive back in a maiden.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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5th

3

(6)

28th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

Class 1

14:10 Doncaster

Dancing Gemini

9st 3lb

J: Lewis Edmunds

T: Roger Teal

Won a maiden at Newbury (7f, good to soft) on third start and followed up in fine style here (7f, soft) last month, in a Listed race his trainer won in 2017 with subsequent 2,000 Guineas runner-up Tip Two Win; bred to stay this far; has to be respected following that impressive course win.

9/2

1st

2

(7)

15th Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 1

13:50 Doncaster

Dancing Gemini

9st 2lb

J: Lewis Edmunds

T: Roger Teal

Runner-up on debut at Salisbury (7f, good to firm) in June and, after well-beaten Listed fifth at Ascot (7f, good), he won a maiden at Newbury (7f, good to soft) last month; goes back up in grade today but he's highly regarded by trainer who won this in 2017 with Tip Two Win; not ruled out.

15/2

1st

5

(8)

19th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

16:05 Newbury

Dancing Gemini

9st 7lb

J: Lewis Edmunds

T: Roger Teal

Passed all but the winner when made favourite at Salisbury first time out (7f, good to firm) and ran well until fading in a 7f Listed event at Ascot three weeks ago (good); should be very competitive back in a maiden.

3/1

14/1

  • Place: £2.50

Form:

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Reportedly lost a shoe when beating only one home at Ascot three weeks ago (6f, good; 7-1); no surprise should he leave that form behind.

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1st

6

(10)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 2

14:25 Newcastle (AW)

Fire Demon

8st 12lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Andrew Balding

Looked promising at Kempton in January and just had a bad day when flopping at Lingfield on his handicap debut two weeks later; strong in the final 110 yards when readily seeing off Media Shooter and eight others at Kempton 40 days ago; up 5lb but this stiff track should suit and he's not finished winning just yet.

7/2

1st

5

(2)

18th Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Fire Demon

9st 7lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Andrew Balding

Ready front-running win in a C&D maiden last month; strong favourite for the Lingfield handicap won by Photosynthesis but failed to fire, outpaced in a slowly run affair; likely to be ridden more positively this time and he still has some potential.

5/1

20/1

  • Place: £5.80

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Second foal; dam French maiden from 6f-8.5f (RPR 73), half-sister to 1m Group 1 winner Territories out of useful 1m/1m1f 2yo winning sister to 5f-7f winner Ancient Cross; possibilities should market vibes bode well.

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5th

5

(8)

3rd May 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

16:45 Newmarket

Olympic Candle

9st 8lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Saeed bin Suroor

Won an Ascot maiden (7f, good) and a Kempton novice (6f, AW) last September, but proved a disappointing favourite on handicap debut at Meydan (7f, good) in February; should stay 1m, but still something to prove back from another 11 weeks off.

11/2

1st

1

(5)

22nd Sep 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 2

18:15 Kempton (AW)

Olympic Candle

9st 10lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Saeed bin Suroor

prominent, shaken up when up the centre from under 2f out, led over 1f out, ridden when edged right inside final furlong, kept on

5/4

1st

6

(3)

8th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 3

14:25 Ascot

Olympic Candle

9st 7lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Saeed bin Suroor

Showed plenty of promise when third of 13 on his Newbury debut (7f, good to soft) last month; sent off 20-1 there which suggests not a great deal was expected, so any improvement on that will make him a major player; stable has won two of the last three runnings.

6/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

13,000gns foal; second foal; half-brother to Italian 7.5f winner Signa; dam 1m2f winner (RPR 71), out of Italian 1m1f/1m2f winning half-sister to 1m Group 2 winner Fanunalter and Listed-placed 7.5f-1m3f winner Famusa; market should be informative with the yard running two newcomers.

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9th

7

(9)

26th Apr 2024

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:30 Doncaster

Chequers Court

9st 7lb

J: Pat Dobbs

T: Richard Hannon

Son of Belardo who showed fair form in his three juvenile starts in the autumn, coming in a solid sixth of ten in 1m Salisbury novice on his final start; he appeals as the sort to take a step forward now venturing into handicap company.

8/1

6th

1

(6)

5th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:25 Salisbury

Chequers Court

9st 7lb

J: Pat Dobbs

T: Richard Hannon

Twice-raced colt who is still open to progress; promising fourth at Newbury (7f, good to soft) then nearly justified favouritism at Ffos Las (7.4f, soft) where he went down by only a nose; remains of interest.

7/2

2nd

5

(2)

14th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 80y

Class 5

15:50 Ffos Las

Chequers Court

9st 5lb

J: Pat Dobbs

T: Richard Hannon

prominent

15/8

Form: 4

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Has two Group 2 entries and, having been weak in the betting at Sandown (7f, soft; 20-1), he was getting the hang of things in the closing stages; Navy Jack was ahead of him but there's surely more to come.

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2nd

3

(1)

27th Sep 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

15:15 Redcar

Highland Spring

9st 7lb

J: Cieren Fallon

T: William Haggas

Has shown promise on both starts, last time finishing fifth in a decent Newbury maiden (7f, good to soft); first run on fast ground but has an obvious chance at this level.

2/1

5th

9

(10)

19th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

16:05 Newbury

Highland Spring

9st 7lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: William Haggas

Has two Group 2 entries and, having been weak in the betting at Sandown (7f, soft; 20-1), he was getting the hang of things in the closing stages; Navy Jack was ahead of him but there's surely more to come.

9/2

4th

5

(12)

27th Jul 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

14:40 Sandown

Highland Spring

9st 7lb

J: Cieren Fallon

T: William Haggas

Second foal; dam 1m-10.5f winner (including 2yo/Group 3; RPR 109), half-sister to winners Kalabaya (useful 1m3f) and Clew Bay (10.6f AW) out of maiden half-sister to 1m2f/1m4f Group 1 winner Kalanisi; Dubawi colt from a top yard, he needs a close look.

9/1

Form: 8

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

130,000gns 2yo; 11-1 for 6f debut here four weeks ago (good to soft) and from off the pace was beaten in the region of 5l; that's something to build on.

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1st

4

(3)

16th Apr 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

16:40 Newmarket

Brunel Nation

9st 7lb

J: David Egan

T: Richard Hughes

prominent, pressed winner final furlong, carried left final 110yds, just failed, finished 2nd, placed 1st

5/1

1st

7

(1)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

14:50 Chelmsford (AW)

Brunel Nation

9st 8lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Richard Hughes

Never really looked dangerous when keeping on from the rear for sixth on this month's seasonal/handicap/AW debut at Kempton (6f) but remains unexposed and might come on for the run.

5/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Eleventh foal; half-brother to five winners including Ceiling Kitty (5f 2yo inc Group 2; RPR 104), Possible Man (1m-1m2f inc 2yo; 102) and Bernardo O'Reilly (6f/7f; 99); dam placed 6f-1m (inc 2yo; 88), half-sister to Japanese 1m Grade 1 winner Jeweler; let the market guide.

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4th

7

(11)

22nd Sep 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

17:15 Kempton (AW)

Fox Legacy

9st 7lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Sir Michael Stoute

Looked in need of the experience when seventh of 13 at Newbury on debut five weeks ago (7f, good to soft); that race is a particularly strong formline though and he shouldn't be underestimated with the run behind him.

7/1

7th

8

(6)

19th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

16:05 Newbury

Fox Legacy

9st 7lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Sir Michael Stoute

Eleventh foal; half-brother to five winners including Ceiling Kitty (5f 2yo inc Group 2; RPR 104), Possible Man (1m-1m2f inc 2yo; 102) and Bernardo O'Reilly (6f/7f; 99); dam placed 6f-1m (inc 2yo; 88), half-sister to Japanese 1m Grade 1 winner Jeweler; let the market guide.

20/1

OUR TIP

25/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

75,000gns yearling; third foal; unraced dam out of 1m Listed winning half-sister to 1m2f-2m winner Northern Frontier; best watched unless well backed.

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8th

1

(3)

19th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

16:05 Newbury

Brindley

9st 7lb

J: Charles Bishop

T: Jack Channon

75,000gns yearling; third foal; unraced dam out of 1m Listed winning half-sister to 1m2f-2m winner Northern Frontier; best watched unless well backed.

25/1

16/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

90,000gns yearling; fourth foal; half-brother to winners Eltham Palace (1m2f; RPR 65) and Stour (Spanish 1m1f-1m3f); dam 1m-1m4f winner (inc Group 3; 109), half-sister to Listed-placed 7f-1m winner Fontley; interesting to see what the betting makes of him, especially with the yard doubly represented.

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4th

4

(11)

5th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

13:52 Salisbury

Houstonn

9st 4lb

J: Pat Dobbs

T: Richard Hannon

Never landed a blow over 7f on debut; fared much better in C&D contest (good to firm) four weeks ago, beaten narrowly by a short-priced Ballydoyle colt, the pair clear; third and fourth have boosted the form by winning since; leading claims.

5/4

10th
12 (4)
Navy Jack

2/1

Form: 52

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Ran okay on debut here before taking second at Sandown (7f, soft) after seeing his race out well; has a Group 2 entry and looks sure to be involved.

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1st

9

(11)

20th Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 3

15:05 Sandown

Navy Jack

9st 7lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Clive Cox

Second in maiden here (7f, soft) in July on second start, seeing his race out well to pass Kings Valley late on; major player on that but he flopped when favourite at Newbury (7f, good to soft) over three weeks later.

6/1

10th

12

(4)

19th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

16:05 Newbury

Navy Jack

9st 7lb

J: William Buick

T: Clive Cox

Ran okay on debut here before taking second at Sandown (7f, soft) after seeing his race out well; has a Group 2 entry and looks sure to be involved.

2/1

2nd

9

(7)

27th Jul 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

14:40 Sandown

Navy Jack

9st 7lb

J: John Fahy

T: Clive Cox

14-1, about 4l fifth of eight in novice at Newbury (6f, good) three weeks ago showed significant ability but two others in this have shown more.

16/1

11th
14 (7)
Trefor

20/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

100,000gns yearling; fourth foal; half-brother to Listed-placed 5f AW winner Wings Of A Dove (RPR 84); dam Listed-placed 5f 2yo winner (82), out of 1m winning half-sister to UAE 5f Listed winner Taqseem and 1m AW Listed winner Flaming Spear; stable houses some good 2yos so market confidence would be significant.

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4th

10

(10)

4th May 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 2

16:45 Newmarket

Trefor

8st 6lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Charles Hills

Had been gelded and stepped up significantly on his 2yo form when splitting Woodhay Wonder and Dapper Valley over C&D (good; 20-1) at the Craven meeting, always in the firing line; nudged up 3lb but that last run has substance and he's still low mileage; shortlisted.

6/1

2nd

17

(4)

18th Apr 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 2

13:50 Newmarket

Trefor

8st 8lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Charles Hills

Gained his Windsor success on fast ground and wasn't so effective on soft going when last seen; gelded since; not fully exposed but is eligible for easier handicaps and this looks a difficult task.

25/1

6th

6

(3)

21st Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 6f 3y

Class 4

15:20 Yarmouth

Trefor

9st 6lb

J: Pat Dobbs

T: Charles Hills

Not unbacked when edging home in a 6f fast-ground novice at Windsor before anchored by his penalty at Newcastle (AW); bit to prove on softer ground (it was good to soft on debut) and others might be better treated.

8/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

28,000euros yearling; fourth foal; half-sister to winners Kalaos (French 1m/1m4f) and Makito (French 1m turf/9.5f AW 2yo; Italian 1m7f hurdle); dam maiden from 6f-8.5f, half-sister to French Group-placed 7f/1m 2yo winner Topaze Blanche out of French 12.5f winner; will stay further and is probably best watched as the only filly in the field.

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5th

3

(3)

27th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 212y

Class 4

15:53 Haydock

Cards On The Table

9st 2lb

J: Jim Crowley

T: Heather Main

held up in last but in touch with leaders early, headway into midfield after 2f

25/1

12th

15

(11)

19th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

16:05 Newbury

Cards On The Table

9st 2lb

J: Hector Crouch

T: Heather Main

28,000euros yearling; fourth foal; half-sister to winners Kalaos (French 1m/1m4f) and Makito (French 1m turf/9.5f AW 2yo; Italian 1m7f hurdle); dam maiden from 6f-8.5f, half-sister to French Group-placed 7f/1m 2yo winner Topaze Blanche out of French 12.5f winner; will stay further and is probably best watched as the only filly in the field.

50/1

50/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Fourth foal; closely related to 7f/1m winner Sir Titan (RPR 94); dam placed 5f/6f (74), sister to useful 5f/6f 2yo Shukran out of half-sister to 1m1f Listed winner Cape Grace; wouldn't be an obvious contender for a race of this nature.

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13th

10

(14)

19th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

16:05 Newbury

Homme De Fer

9st 7lb

J: Neil Callan

T: Tony Carroll

Fourth foal; closely related to 7f/1m winner Sir Titan (RPR 94); dam placed 5f/6f (74), sister to useful 5f/6f 2yo Shukran out of half-sister to 1m1f Listed winner Cape Grace; wouldn't be an obvious contender for a race of this nature.

50/1

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Payout
Exacta £467.00
Straight Forecast £433.00
Trifecta £4545.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Highland Spring

The Times:

Farizio

LAMBOURN:

Navy Jack

RP RATINGS:

Dancing Gemini

D Express:

Trefor

Daily Mail:

Farizio

Daily Mirror:

Farizio

POSTDATA:

Highland Spring

NEWMARKET:

Highland Spring

Telegraph:

Highland Spring

The Star:

Highland Spring

The Guardian:

Navy Jack

Daily Record:

Navy Jack

TOPSPEED:

Dancing Gemini

The Sun:

Dancing Gemini