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Alan Bushell Racing Limited Handicap

  • Prize money: £3245.08
  • 0m 6f 16y
  • Class 6
  • 15 runners
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Alan Bushell Racing Limited Handicap

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

14/1 (Won)

  • Win: £11.50
  • Place: £3.80

Form: 47-346 D

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Returned from an absence with a close third at Nottingham in June; two respectable efforts have followed and she's one of the more interesting contenders, for all her tendency to pull isn't ideal.

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8th

5

(9)

17th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

16:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Salta Resta

9st 7lb

J: Callum Hutchinson

T: Victor Dartnall

Free-going filly; capable at a low level and she had 14 rivals behind when winning at Chepstow in August (6f); less good at Salisbury nine weeks ago but she's fully effective on Tapeta and can't be discounted.

12/1

6th

7

(4)

15th Sep 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:05 Salisbury

Salta Resta

9st 2lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: Victor Dartnall

Free-going filly who got off the mark for the season with a narrow success at Chepstow three weeks ago (6f, good to firm); saw off 14 rivals on that occasion so a 4lb rise is fair enough; should make another bold bid.

11/2

1st

11

(11)

24th Aug 2023

Good

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

13:40 Chepstow

Salta Resta

9st 5lb

J: Callum Hutchinson

T: Victor Dartnall

Returned from an absence with a close third at Nottingham in June; two respectable efforts have followed and she's one of the more interesting contenders, for all her tendency to pull isn't ideal.

14/1

10/1

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 226834 C

Last run: 5 days

W: 9st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Over two years since his last win but there have been some encouraging efforts this summer and conditions shouldn't be an issue; each-way contender.

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1st

4

(3)

6th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 10y

Class 6

15:25 Bath

Under Curfew

9st 8lb

J: Jack Doughty

T: Tony Carroll

reared start

8/1

5th

5

(10)

20th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 5f 8y

Class 6

17:25 Nottingham

Under Curfew

9st 6lb

J: Molly Gunn

T: Tony Carroll

Won four in a row in the summer of 2021 (including back from a break) but he's drawn a blank since; ended 2023 with a string of good runs but his best turf form has come on a faster surface.

14/1

7/1

  • Place: £3.80

Form: 233538 CD

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 5lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Won four times at this track last season (5f and 6f, good or quicker); string of placed efforts here in May and June and her recent disappointing efforts have come elsewhere; down in the weights and has a big run in her.

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No Results Found
OUR TIP

9/2

Form: 39-313 CD

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Both career wins have come over C&D, latterly when getting the better of Louis Treize last month; only third behind that rival five weeks ago but still more convincing than most.

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2nd

1

(10)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 5f 21y

Class 5

17:30 Windsor

On Edge

9st 10lb

J: Gina Mangan

T: Christopher Mason

midfield

5/2

Form: 1-4774 D

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Close up in fourth behind Louis Treize over C&D five weeks ago and that was his first run since March; Billy Loughnane takes off a handy 3lb and he shouldn't be far away.

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10th

2

(12)

29th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

17:25 Wolverhampton (AW)

Evasive Power

9st 8lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: Alice Haynes

Encouraging form over 1m/6f for new yard this year, while leaving the impression this return to 7f will prove ideal; ran well off 1lb higher at Lingfield five days ago; possibilities.

6/1

3rd

3

(5)

24th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 6f 1y

Class 6

14:50 Lingfield (AW)

Evasive Power

9st 9lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Alice Haynes

in touch with leaders

6/1

4th

8

(1)

17th Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:30 Kempton (AW)

Evasive Power

9st 4lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Alice Haynes

Signalled a return to form at Lingfield (close fifth over 1m) three days ago on debut for new yard; good chance if building on that effort, being 1lb below last winning mark; four-time AW scorer.

13/2

Form: 147213 CD

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Far from straightforward but he's won twice at this venue for new connections this summer (5f and 6f); solid third off this mark at Ffos Last last time (6f, soft); has the ability to feature prominently.

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No Results Found

Form: 456850 C

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 6lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Infrequent winner; some promise in the spring but she's gone off the boil more recently; down in the weights but with good reason; cheekpieces now reached for.

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7th

9

(9)

24th Aug 2023

Good

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

13:40 Chepstow

Bluebell Time

9st 6lb

J: William Carson

T: Malcolm Saunders

Infrequent winner; some promise in the spring but she's gone off the boil more recently; down in the weights but with good reason; cheekpieces now reached for.

16/1

10th

15

(15)

9th Aug 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 160y

Class 6

14:40 Bath

Bluebell Time

8st 13lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Malcolm Saunders

dwelt start, outpaced in rear

10/1

5th

4

(4)

26th Jul 2023

Good

0m 5f 160y

Class 6

16:15 Bath

Bluebell Time

9st 7lb

J: William Carson

T: Malcolm Saunders

Dual course winner; not firing on all cylinders this season but wasn't beaten far in stronger race than this at Newbury (5f, good) two starts ago and arguably ran better than bare form suggests when a fading eighth over C&D last week; could have a say.

7/1

8th
13 (13)
Epeius

33/1

Form: 084490 D

Last run: 5 days

W: 9st 0lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

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.

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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: 973236 D

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

She won twice on fast ground at Brighton last summer and she's well handicapped on form as recent as June; too keen on soft ground last time and she's better than that; capable of a big run.

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4th

1

(5)

23rd Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

19:15 Wolverhampton (AW)

Bear To Dream

9st 9lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Michael Attwater

Reliable mare who has form figures of 223413 this year and that latest was an eyecatching effort over C&D 12 days ago; should get a decent tow into this race and she's respected.

7/2

3rd

3

(7)

11th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

17:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Bear To Dream

9st 9lb

J: Paddy Bradley

T: Michael Attwater

Gained compensation for a run of solid efforts when keeping on well to win a Chelmsford classified event 18 days ago (6f); more on her plate back in a handicap, even one of this level.

5/1

1st

1

(7)

22nd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

15:35 Chelmsford (AW)

Bear To Dream

9st 9lb

J: Paddy Bradley

T: Michael Attwater

Losing run stretches back to August 2022 and she's 0-15 on AW but she has run some good races in defeat this winter, including C&D; should go well at this level.

8/1

20/1

Form: 3-0650

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Regressive maiden; experiment with 1m hasn't worked the last twice; down in trip and in the weights but still carries risk.

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No Results Found

Form: 0-6637

Last run: 44 days

W: 8st 11lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 46

Form & Verdict

0-8 but she ran okay when third of 11 at Ffos Las on her penultimate start in June (7.5f, good); looked stretched by 1m latest; not fully exposed but still easy enough to have reservations.

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7th

7

(8)

11th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

17:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Tranquillity

9st 3lb

J: Oliver Timms

T: Hughie Morrison

14-race maiden; bits of form that bring her into the reckoning, including a close fifth of 15 over C&D in November; well behind Reverberation over 1m2f here last time.

12/1

7th

14

(4)

11th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

17:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Tranquillity

10st 5lb

J: Miss Serena Brotherton

T: Hughie Morrison

in touch with leaders

9/2

5th

14

(12)

21st Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

17:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Tranquillity

8st 12lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Hughie Morrison

12-race maiden; third in a couple of 7.5f handicaps this year but she's not progressing and others bring more appealing claims, even at this level.

16/1

Form: 690670 CD

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

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.

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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

14/1

Form: 19/878 C

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Four wins (two here) in 2021 but he's yet to land a blow since returning from a long absence in June; down in weights but still looks vulnerable.

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8th

7

(6)

13th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Flip Mode

9st 4lb

J: Georgia Dobie

T: John O’Shea

Four turf wins in 2021 and thrown in on that form; missed last season though and he hasn't got going in six runs since his return in June; goes without his usual tongue-tie; can't be recommended at present.

16/1

9th

9

(8)

23rd Sep 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Flip Mode

9st 5lb

J: Georgia Dobie

T: John O’Shea

held up in rear

20/1

11th

3

(9)

4th Sep 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 12y

Class 6

18:30 Windsor

Flip Mode

9st 7lb

J: Callum Hutchinson

T: John O’Shea

dwelt start, in rear

33/1

50/1

Form: 400080

Last run: 24 days

W: 8st 11lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Minor promise on his handicap debut in February (6f, AW) but little else to shout about; opposable once again.

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14th

15

(6)

24th Aug 2023

Good

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

13:40 Chepstow

Kay Ceraar

8st 11lb

J: Ray Dawson

T: Tony Carroll

Minor promise on his handicap debut in February (6f, AW) but little else to shout about; opposable once again.

50/1

10th

13

(13)

31st Jul 2023

Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:02 Ffos Las

Kay Ceraar

8st 9lb

J: Mollie Phillips

T: Tony Carroll

Patchy overall record and only eighth in a classified race last time; up against it.

50/1

8th

10

(4)

4th Jul 2023

Good

0m 5f 215y

Class 6

15:57 Brighton

Kay Ceraar

9st 2lb

J: Neil Callan

T: Tony Carroll

Patchy overall record and not easily recommended, even at this level; gelded since latest run.

33/1

Form: -7042R CD

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

Well suited by this C&D and ran well here last month when finding only an in-form rival too strong; blotted her copybook by refusing to race at Bath four weeks ago though and too much to prove after that.

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0

5

(7)

24th Aug 2023

Good

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

13:40 Chepstow

Hagia Sophia

9st 9lb

J: William Cox

T: Christopher Mason

Well suited by this C&D and ran well here last month when finding only an in-form rival too strong; blotted her copybook by refusing to race at Bath four weeks ago though and too much to prove after that.

6/1

0

7

(1)

26th Jul 2023

Good

0m 5f 160y

Class 6

15:40 Bath

Hagia Sophia

9st 5lb

J: William Cox

T: Christopher Mason

Won twice over 6f last summer and has kept on well to make the frame over that trip on both outings since fitted with cheekpieces last month; claims on that evidence but needs to prove she can handle this track (well down the field on both previous visits).

7/1

2nd

3

(4)

10th Jul 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

19:00 Chepstow

Hagia Sophia

9st 9lb

J: William Cox

T: Christopher Mason

C&D winner off 2lb lower last summer; no impact in first two starts this season but she caught the eye with her strong-finishing fourth back here (cheekpieces added) last month; was beaten less than 2l in that race and she's a big player if she can build on it; has raced exclusively on on good/good to firm on turf.

13/2

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Straight Forecast £725.80
Tricast £9404.20
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Selections

Telegraph:

Evasive Power

SPOTLIGHT:

Louis Treize

Daily Mail:

On Edge

The Times:

Salta Resta

POSTDATA:

Under Curfew

RP RATINGS:

Bluebell Time

Daily Record:

On Edge

The Guardian:

Evasive Power

D Express:

Evasive Power

Daily Mirror:

Evasive Power

The Sun:

Louis Treize

The Star:

Louis Treize