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17:35 Bath

Good To Soft

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  • Prize money: £3873.16
  • 1m 2f 37y
  • Class 5
  • 11 runners
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Runners: 11 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Scattered showers

14/1 (Won)

  • Win: £12.50
  • Place: £3.70

Form: 761-27 D

Last run: 90 days

W: 10st 1lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Dual AW winner who has yet to achieve anything of note on turf but the return of a hood bodes well given her improvement during the winter came in this aid; absent for three months but no surprise to see her go well.

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4th

2

(2)

20th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 2

15:10 Lingfield (AW)

Miss Bluebelle

9st 10lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Marcus Tregoning

Won at Bath (1m2f) in August and better than ever when adding to her tally at Wolverhampton (9.4f) last Saturday, pulling 3l clear; a 7lb rise demands even more but she does have a steadily progressive profile on AW.

6/1

1st

4

(3)

13th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 4

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Miss Bluebelle

9st 12lb

J: Dougie Costello

T: Marcus Tregoning

Won at Bath (1m2f) in August and bounced back from a couple of below-par efforts when 2l second over C&D in November; that looks solid form and she should play a part again.

7/2

2nd

13

(7)

25th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 3

18:15 Wolverhampton (AW)

Miss Bluebelle

9st 4lb

J: Dougie Costello

T: Marcus Tregoning

Won at Bath (1m2f) in August and has had excuses the next twice, namely soft ground at Goodwood then the 1m4f trip here (set strong pace); won over C&D last November and she's on the shortlist today.

7/1

8/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 192124 D

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Perhaps failed to stay 11.6f last time; went into that with a record of 3-6 in handicaps and was only pipped on the line by one in form over C&D two runs back; well worth considering.

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11th

8

27th Oct 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

16:50 Lingfield (AW)

Gallimimus

9st 9lb

J: Rhys Clutterbuck

T: John Gallagher

Did well for George Boughey once sent into handicaps and this seems to be his trip; however, he was well beaten at Sandown on his first outing for his current yard and is probably best watched after that.

20/1

8th

9

(6)

15th Sep 2023

Good

1m 1f 209y

Class 4

17:35 Sandown

Gallimimus

9st 0lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: John Gallagher

in touch with leaders, outpaced and lost position over 2f out, weakened over 1f out

16/1

2nd

11

(6)

23rd Aug 2023

Good To Soft

1m 2f 37y

Class 5

17:35 Bath

Gallimimus

9st 2lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: George Boughey

Perhaps failed to stay 11.6f last time; went into that with a record of 3-6 in handicaps and was only pipped on the line by one in form over C&D two runs back; well worth considering.

8/1

OUR TIP

25/1

  • Place: £6.60

Form: -61607 D

Last run: 17 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Won comfortably at Windsor (1m2f, soft) in May but beaten a long way in his three subsequent runs and slow starts have become a habit.

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2nd

4

(3)

23rd Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 2f 0y

Class 4

14:25 Windsor

Monteria

9st 5lb

J: Liam Keniry

T: Stuart Kittow

Mixed bag this season but he has two 1m2f soft-ground wins to his name, including over C&D, and a 2lb rise for his recent Salisbury success seems fair; is one to consider.

5/1

1st

6

(3)

5th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 1f 201y

Class 4

17:02 Salisbury

Monteria

9st 3lb

J: Liam Keniry

T: Stuart Kittow

Won at Windsor (1m2f, soft) in May and he's been a fair third the last twice (1m2f, good/soft), most recently behind runner-up Croeso Cymraeg in a four-runner race; needs something extra to return to winning ways today.

10/1

Form: 8-7112 D BF

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 11lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Won her first two handicaps over 1m2f and appeared to get outstayed over 1m4f at Newmarket; the winner of that race has largely been in good form this season; up another 3lb but back to 1m2f she should have a major say.

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4th

4

(6)

18th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 5

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Shazam

9st 11lb

J: Benoit De La Sayette

T: Kevin Philippart De Foy

Won her first two handicaps earlier this year (1m2f, good to firm) and was twice runner-up afterwards; below par in a Class 2 handicap at Newmarket last time but can be forgiven that; AW defeats came in novice events.

5/2

6th

9

(4)

7th Oct 2023

Good

1m 4f 0y

Class 2

14:40 Newmarket

Shazam

8st 6lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Kevin Philippart De Foy

Won in May/June in her first two handicaps (1m2f, good to firm) and she's been a good second on two of her last three starts (1m4f/11.4f, good); further improvement is needed now up in grade but that's possible.

10/1

Form: 221421 D

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Unlucky not to win at Pontefract (1m2f, good to soft) before seemingly doing just enough on heavy ground at Nottingham; only 3lb higher here and should be able to maintain his momentum.

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6th

4

(7)

2nd Apr 2024

Soft

1m 2f 5y

Class 5

16:15 Pontefract

Damascus Steel

9st 4lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Ed Dunlop

Won twice last year, over 1m3f on fast ground and 1m2f on heavy; form tapered off on his last couple of starts but he's not on a bad mark if getting his act together.

7/1

5th

6

(1)

16th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 3f 104y

Class 5

15:25 Yarmouth

Damascus Steel

9st 6lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Ed Dunlop

towards rear of midfield

8/1

9th

5

(10)

26th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 2f 50y

Class 2

16:25 Nottingham

Damascus Steel

9st 5lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: Ed Dunlop

Conditions no issue having won on heavy ground three starts back (1m2f) and he went down fighting over further at Pontefract five days ago; assured stamina could come in handy; much respected.

7/1

13/2

Form: 8-856 BF

Last run: 48 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Clear promise in three runs in maiden company (7f) and has been gelded since finishing sixth of seven on his handicap debut at Newbury (7f); stamina for this far could be an issue.

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13th

6

(8)

13th Apr 2024

Good

1m 2f 23y

Class 5

16:55 Yarmouth

Eddie Temple

9st 9lb

J: Rhiain Ingram

T: Roger Ingram

0-5 for Owen Burrows and 0-3 for this yard but close third third at Chelmsford (1m, AW; held up) on penultimate start was his best result; raced freely and made most when disappointing at Lingfield (1m, AW) 13 days later, but final start last term (Sandown; held up) suggested he stays 1m2f.

14/1

10th

6

(5)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 5

13:12 Lingfield (AW)

Eddie Temple

9st 7lb

J: Rhiain Ingram

T: Roger Ingram

took keen hold, prominent, led after 1f, headed over 2f out, soon lost position, weakened from over 1f out

11/2

3rd

4

(7)

9th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

20:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Eddie Temple

9st 9lb

J: Rhiain Ingram

T: Roger Ingram

took keen hold, held up in rear, headway on outer over 2f out, raced wide home turn, kept on and went third final furlong

12/1

Form: 2-3323 BF

Last run: 36 days

W: 9st 10lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Still a maiden (0-7) but has finished no worse than third in his four handicaps and first-time cheekpieces could him a lift; unraced beyond 1m+ but should stay okay.

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4th

1

(7)

6th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 5

19:15 Newcastle (AW)

Calypso

9st 7lb

J: P J McDonald

T: James Ferguson

prominent

6/1

5th

4

(1)

18th Sep 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

19:30 Kempton (AW)

Calypso

9st 10lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: James Ferguson

0-8, but placed six times on turf/AW; didn't appear to stay when seventh of 11 at Bath (1m2f, good; first-time cheekpieces) last month and this trip should be more suitable, but a bit more is needed; visor given a go this time.

5/1

7th

8

(4)

23rd Aug 2023

Good To Soft

1m 2f 37y

Class 5

17:35 Bath

Calypso

9st 10lb

J: Stefano Cherchi

T: James Ferguson

Still a maiden (0-7) but has finished no worse than third in his four handicaps and first-time cheekpieces could him a lift; unraced beyond 1m+ but should stay okay.

3/1

Form: 007376

Last run: 39 days

W: 9st 12lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

Winless since a successful debut at two when with Andrew Balding; hasn't beaten many since returning for this yard and his last 16 starts have been over further.

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9th

6

(8)

23rd Aug 2023

Good To Soft

1m 2f 37y

Class 5

17:35 Bath

Star Caliber

9st 12lb

J: Tom Queally

T: Amanda Perrett

Winless since a successful debut at two when with Andrew Balding; hasn't beaten many since returning for this yard and his last 16 starts have been over further.

10/1

6th

9

(2)

15th Jul 2023

Good To Firm

1m 6f 34y

Class 3

15:30 Ascot

Star Caliber

8st 12lb

J: Hayley Turner

T: Amanda Perrett

Still without a win since making a successful debut as a 2yo; ran creditably both starts here (2021) but hasn't beaten many since returning for this yard in April, including when last of three on penultimate start, so others have more pressing claims.

25/1

Form: 5-1844 D

Last run: 37 days

W: 10st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Best turf form on good/firmer; respectable fourth in Class 4 at Windsor last month and he has a solid record in Class 5s; drying conditions bring him into it.

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10th

1

(10)

23rd Aug 2023

Good To Soft

1m 2f 37y

Class 5

17:35 Bath

Wonder Starelzaam

10st 4lb

J: George Bass

T: Denis Coakley

Best turf form on good/firmer; respectable fourth in Class 4 at Windsor last month and he has a solid record in Class 5s; drying conditions bring him into it.

10/1

4th

4

(7)

17th Jul 2023

Good To Soft

1m 2f 0y

Class 4

20:10 Windsor

Wonder Starelzaam

9st 7lb

J: George Bass

T: Denis Coakley

bit short of room soon after start, in rear, headway on outer from over 2f out, disputing third inside final furlong, kept on

8/1

Form: 2-2729 D

Last run: 138 days

W: 9st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Ran some good races in defeat on AW last winter; short-head winner off 4lb lower at Chester (1m2f, good) last July and that's his best turf form; lacking a recent run is probably not ideal.

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6th

2

(1)

30th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 4

17:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Precision Storm

9st 5lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Mark Loughnane

took keen hold, prominent early, dropped to rear after 2f

10/1

5th

4

(8)

23rd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 4

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Precision Storm

9st 6lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Mark Loughnane

Four-time AW scorer but hasn't been at his best lately; cut some slack by the handicapper as a result (lowest AW mark for over three years) but leap of faith needed; tongue-tied first time.

16/1

8th

6

(9)

13th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 4

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Precision Storm

9st 10lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Mark Loughnane

Four-time AW scorer but hasn't been at his best lately; cut some slack by the handicapper as a result (lowest AW mark for three years) but leap of faith needed.

14/1

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Straight Forecast £890.60
Tricast £18111.70
Trifecta £20524.00

Selections

POSTDATA:

Damascus Steel

SPOTLIGHT:

Shazam

Daily Mirror:

Wonder Starelzaam

The Times:

Calypso

WEST COUNTRY:

Monteria

RP RATINGS:

Shazam

Daily Mail:

Shazam

NEWMARKET:

Damascus Steel

Telegraph:

Damascus Steel

Daily Record:

Damascus Steel

The Guardian:

Calypso