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19:02 Leicester

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Leicester Racecourse Ideal Conference Venue Handicap

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  • 1m 0f 53y
  • Class 4
  • 11 runners
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Leicester Racecourse Ideal Conference Venue Handicap

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Scattered showers

7/2 (Won)

  • Win: £3.25
  • Place: £1.60

Form: 4-3492

Last run: 42 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Five-race maiden who is the least exposed contender; went close in Bath handicap (1m, good; wore hood/tongue-tie) six weeks ago, almost collaring a rival who received a well-judged ride from the front; respected, assuming the removal of headgear doesn't have negative effect.

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

5th

10

(2)

4th Oct 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 4

17:00 Kempton (AW)

Alice Knyvet

9st 7lb

J: William Buick

T: Harry & Roger Charlton

No problem with the step up to 1m2f last time and in fact looked as though tonight's extra furlong would suit; remains open to improvement and goes on the shortlist under William Buick.

5/1

3rd

6

(7)

7th Sep 2023

Good To Firm

1m 1f 201y

Class 4

17:15 Salisbury

Alice Knyvet

9st 7lb

J: Kevin Stott

T: Harry & Roger Charlton

in touch with leaders, outpaced 3f out, rallied inside final furlong, went third towards finish, not pace to challenge

3/1

1st

8

(2)

23rd Aug 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 53y

Class 4

19:02 Leicester

Alice Knyvet

9st 5lb

J: Kevin Stott

T: Harry & Roger Charlton

Five-race maiden who is the least exposed contender; went close in Bath handicap (1m, good; wore hood/tongue-tie) six weeks ago, almost collaring a rival who received a well-judged ride from the front; respected, assuming the removal of headgear doesn't have negative effect.

7/2

OUR TIP

8/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 043103 D

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Made all at Beverley in May; creditable third at Sandown (1m, good) four weeks ago, having been suited by the return to front-running tactics; holds place claims off unaltered mark.

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

0

13

(13)

9th Sep 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 2

14:10 Kempton (AW)

Golden Sands

8st 5lb

J: Theodore Ladd

T: Michael Appleby

taken down early

16/1

2nd

1

(8)

23rd Aug 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 53y

Class 4

19:02 Leicester

Golden Sands

10st 2lb

J: Alistair Rawlinson

T: Michael Appleby

Made all at Beverley in May; creditable third at Sandown (1m, good) four weeks ago, having been suited by the return to front-running tactics; holds place claims off unaltered mark.

8/1

3rd

2

(6)

26th Jul 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

19:40 Sandown

Golden Sands

10st 2lb

J: Alistair Rawlinson

T: Michael Appleby

Four-time AW scorer who opened his turf account at Beverley (8.5f, good to firm; made all) in May; unsuited by change of tactics in the Carlisle Bell since; could go well if he returns to usual front-running.

16/1

14/1

  • Place: £2.60

Form: 236769 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Consistent efforts in the spring have not been carried through to summer and he needs to bounce back; chance partly depends on whether the addition of tongue-tie helps.

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

4th

3

(13)

1st Apr 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:15 Kempton (AW)

Intercessor

9st 9lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: Dr Richard Newland & Jamie Insole

Former stablemate of Green Power; 0-5 on AW but posted a very solid effort at Lingfield (1m) ten days ago on debut for new connections, beating all bar Cephalus who was on the third leg of a four-timer that culminated in a Good Friday success; interesting off the same mark.

6/1

2nd

4

(10)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 5

13:12 Lingfield (AW)

Intercessor

9st 8lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: Dr Richard Newland & Jamie Insole

slowly away, raced wide early, soon in touch with leaders, headway over 5f out, led over 2f out, headed inside final furlong, kept on

8/1

Form: 14-200

Last run: 91 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Campaigned exclusively on AW for current yard, winning two races; form dipped sharply the last twice and, following a three-month layoff, has something to prove back on turf.

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

5th

3

(1)

24th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 5

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Lucky San Jore

9st 10lb

J: Neil Callan

T: Marco Botti

Poorly drawn and endured a wide trip when last of 11 here last month, but ran well either side as when fourth of 11 in a slowly run contest at Lingfield (1m2f, Polytrack) four weeks ago; both wins have come over C&D and he is back off the same mark as when taking this last year; interesting.

5/1

4th

3

(5)

26th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

17:50 Lingfield (AW)

Lucky San Jore

9st 13lb

J: Neil Callan

T: Marco Botti

Seemingly back in good form when fourth on turf (1m) last month, after a break, but finished last after racing too freely at Wolverhampton (9.4f) 19 days ago and has become very unreliable.

12/1

11th

11

(11)

7th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 3

19:45 Wolverhampton (AW)

Lucky San Jore

8st 10lb

J: Morgan Cole

T: Marco Botti

Boasts a record of 1142 over C&D; promising fourth over 1m at Leicester two weeks ago and the return to this longer trip will suit; not discounted.

12/1

Form: 0-6490

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 1lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Formerly a useful sort; however, he's not solid on 2023 form and failed to beat a rival at Brighton two weeks ago when making debut for new yard; others preferred

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

5

(4)

24th Mar 2024

Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 4

16:15 Doncaster

Evocative Spark

9st 1lb

J: Jason Watson

T: Darryll Holland

Has found sprint trips inadequate on AW this year and this looks much more suitable, having gained all wins at about 7f on turf; only 1lb above last winning mark; possibilities.

6/1

6th

5

15th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 4

15:47 Southwell (AW)

Evocative Spark

9st 9lb

J: Liam Wright

T: Darryll Holland

All four wins have come over 7f on turf and he is 0-7 on the AW; again seemed to find this trip too sharp when fifth of seven at Lingfield (Polytrack) 11 days ago; opposed.

12/1

5th

1

(4)

4th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 1y

Class 4

14:02 Lingfield (AW)

Evocative Spark

9st 7lb

J: Liam Wright

T: Darryll Holland

Outpaced over 5f last time; now 0-6 on AW but penultimate effort, namely third off 4lb higher at Wolverhampton, gives some cause for optimism returned to 6f.

16/1

6th
11 (1)
Taritino

12/1

Form: -62760

Last run: 4 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Close second off similar mark at Yarmouth (7f) in June; has lacked consistency otherwise this season but first-time hood may have positive effect; third attempt at 1m.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

13

(13)

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 2f 37y

Class 5

16:53 Bath

Taritino

9st 0lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Joe Tickle

1-14 on the Flat and fourth since in his three hurdle races; last two of those were his only two runs on soft, but probably a bit below his Flat level; 10lb lower than this time last year.

20/1

4th

13

11th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 104y

Class 4

14:40 Taunton

Taritino

10st 10lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Joe Tickle

1-14 on the Flat and showed promise when fourth of ten on his stable/hurdles debut at Exeter (2m1f, good to soft) in November; well held at Kempton last month (2m, soft), but that was in a Grade 2; each-way claims back at this level.

10/1

4th

6

24th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 1

13:50 Kempton

Taritino

11st 0lb

J: Ben Jones

T: Joe Tickle

1-14 on Flat; showed something to build on when fourth of ten on hurdling debut at Exeter (28-1) in November, but he's in considerably deeper here.

50/1

Form: 1944-8

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Appeared to need his belated reappearance and may be back in better form with that outing under his belt; competitively handicapped, having gained sole win off this mark.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

5

(8)

17th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 4

16:20 Newcastle (AW)

Whitefeathersfall

9st 7lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: Charlie Johnston

towards rear

12/1

7th

9

(3)

6th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 4

17:45 Newcastle (AW)

Whitefeathersfall

9st 5lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: Charlie Johnston

Possibly in need of his two runs this season and may bounce back at some stage; however, hasn't progressed from his turf win (off 4lb higher) in summer 2022 and chance partly depends on whether this switch to AW provides a boost.

16/1

7th

2

(6)

23rd Aug 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 53y

Class 4

19:02 Leicester

Whitefeathersfall

10st 2lb

J: Oliver Stammers

T: Charlie Johnston

Appeared to need his belated reappearance and may be back in better form with that outing under his belt; competitively handicapped, having gained sole win off this mark.

7/1

8th
5 (10)
Tuscan

9/1

Form: 908098

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Largely unconvincing form for new stable this term but looked better than the bare result last time, having met some trouble, and could stage a revival off this greatly reduced mark; very well treated on the pick of his achievements for previous stable; one to consider.

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

7th

8

(11)

20th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

20:00 Newcastle (AW)

Tuscan

9st 5lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: David O’Meara

Showed useful form for previous yard; 0-11 for current stable but last few efforts, most recently going close off this mark at Leicester (7f) last week, suggest his turn is near; appears to have a leading chance (due to go up 3lb from tomorrow).

7/2

2nd

2

(8)

10th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

17:40 Leicester

Tuscan

9st 12lb

J: David Nolan

T: David O’Meara

dwelt start, in rear, headway against far rail from 2f out, went third final 110yds, kept on, just failed

9/2

6th

8

(9)

29th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 5

20:00 Newcastle (AW)

Tuscan

9st 8lb

J: Jason Watson

T: David O’Meara

Capable of smart form when trained by Charles Hills; struggled initially for this yard but there was much more encouragement off his much-reduced mark at Ayr last week (1m, good to soft), keeping on strongly having met trouble in running; can't discount now he's found his level.

11/2

16/1

Form: -36520

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Not beaten entirely by the 1m trip at Brighton two weeks ago on debut for new stable; close second here (7f, good to firm) the time before and has each-way hopes on that effort.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

4

(7)

6th Mar 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Revision

9st 8lb

J: Jack Doughty

T: Tony Carroll

Ran his best race for this yard when third of ten at Wolverhampton on Monday (6f), leading in the straight but hanging sharply to his left and causing chaos in behind; stays this longer trip but he'll need to keep straighter to win.

6/1

3rd

10

(3)

4th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

17:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Revision

9st 4lb

J: Jack Doughty

T: Tony Carroll

reared in stalls before start, soon pressed leader, joined leader from under 3f out, led narrowly over 1f out, soon hung left, headed inside final furlong, kept on

12/1

6th

4

(4)

18th Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

17:30 Kempton (AW)

Revision

9st 7lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Tony Carroll

0-14 since successful at Newcastle (6f, Tapeta) on his second start as a 2yo when trained by Kevin Ryan; first-time blinkers join the tongue-tie, but this looks an inadequate test for him now.

12/1

10th
3 (9)
Matty Too

4/1

Form: 1-8113 C

Last run: 13 days

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Has form figures of 113, all over 7f on fast ground, since joining this stable and wearing a visor; could well remain competitive, provided he stays this longer distance.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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14th

10

(5)

16th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

18:00 Newcastle (AW)

Matty Too

9st 3lb

J: William Pyle

T: Ian McInnes

Six wins on turf including two over this trip for Ed Dunlop last summer, but last of ten on debut for this yard here (1m) last month; hard to recommend after that.

50/1

10th

2

(5)

13th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 5

19:45 Newcastle (AW)

Matty Too

9st 9lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Ian McInnes

midfield

12/1

3rd

3

(7)

25th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

19:15 Newcastle (AW)

Matty Too

9st 8lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Ed Dunlop

Scored twice over 7f on turf in June but his recent form is not so encouraging, only ninth in 7f Kempton handicap last month; more is required on his first go on Tapeta.

12/1

8/1

Form: -15160 D

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Two wins over 8.5f on Tapeta at Wolverhampton early this year; has seemed a non-stayer over 1m2f/1m3f since switched to turf; this drop back in trip is a reason to be optimistic.

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

1st

7

(6)

30th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Noodle Mission

9st 8lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Edward Smyth-Osbourne

took keen hold, prominent, led then ridden over 1f out, ran on inside final furlong

10/1

3rd

2

(6)

14th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

17:20 Chelmsford (AW)

Noodle Mission

11st 1lb

J: Miss Kayleigh Stephens

T: Edward Smyth-Osbourne

steadied start, took keen hold, held up in rear

20/1

4th

7

(3)

3rd Oct 2023

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 5

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Noodle Mission

9st 10lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: Michael Bell

midfield

10/1

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Payout
Exacta £243.00
Straight Forecast £213.50
Tricast £1368.80
Trifecta £1559.00

Selections

The Times:

Alice Knyvet

SPOTLIGHT:

Tuscan

NEWMARKET:

Matty Too

TOPSPEED:

Revision

Daily Mirror:

Golden Sands

POSTDATA:

Intercessor

Telegraph:

Alice Knyvet

The Guardian:

Alice Knyvet

The Sun:

Alice Knyvet

The Star:

Alice Knyvet

RP RATINGS:

Tuscan

D Express:

Tuscan

Daily Mail:

Matty Too

Daily Record:

Matty Too