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16:55 Chelmsford (AW)

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Greene King Classified Stakes

  • Prize money: £4004
  • 1m 2f 0y
  • Class 6
  • 12 runners
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Greene King Classified Stakes

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Partly cloudy

3/1 (Won)

  • Win: £2.88
  • Place: £1.30

Form: 418523 CD

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Two AW wins this year, the latest in a 0-60 handicap over C&D in May; solid efforts when placed in a couple of better races than this at Newcastle (1m2f, Tapeta) this month and likely to play a leading role.

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

7th

7

10th May 2024

Good

2m 0f 178y

Class 4

17:18 Sedgefield

Oscar Doodle

11st 3lb

J: Conor O’Farrell

T: Brian Ellison

Four-time AW winner (1m2f-12.5f); runner-up at Newcastle (1m2f, Class 6; 15-2) a fortnight ago; reverts to hurdles (with the hood back on) hoping to build upon his opening February C&D third (soft; 33-1); stablemate of Toscan Genius and Away She Goes; each-way possibilities.

9/2

2nd

8

(12)

26th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

18:00 Newcastle (AW)

Oscar Doodle

9st 5lb

J: Ben Robinson

T: Brian Ellison

Has won over C&D and he put in a solid front-running shift at Newcastle here ten days ago; behind Humble Spark on that occasion though and work to do to turn the tables.

8/1

4th

5

(2)

16th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

17:30 Newcastle (AW)

Oscar Doodle

9st 7lb

J: Ben Robinson

T: Brian Ellison

Course regular who often pulls hard and may again, back from a short break minus the hood tried over hurdles in February; there's little room for manoeuvre off this mark anyway.

8/1

7/1

  • Place: £3.50

Form: 3-8966 CD

Last run: 41 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Successful once and placed three times from six starts over C&D; should appreciate the return here after finishing out of the frame in her last two starts on turf and no surprise if she makes her presence felt despite a modest strike-rate; stable also runs Joli's Legacy.

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

2nd

5

(9)

31st Aug 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

16:55 Chelmsford (AW)

Eltham Palace

9st 9lb

J: Tom Queally

T: Tony Newcombe

Successful once and placed three times from six starts over C&D; should appreciate the return here after finishing out of the frame in her last two starts on turf and no surprise if she makes her presence felt despite a modest strike-rate; stable also runs Joli's Legacy.

7/1

6th

4

(2)

21st Jul 2023

Soft

1m 2f 50y

Class 6

16:40 Nottingham

Eltham Palace

9st 9lb

J: William Cox

T: Tony Newcombe

Won off this mark at Chelmsford (1m2f, AW) last November but was out of sorts in final two runs for David Simcock and she finished down the field over C&D (behind Ice Shadow) on her stable debut last month; that was after a break but she's not easy to predict and is now 1-23.

12/1

6th

3

(4)

15th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 2f 50y

Class 6

17:30 Nottingham

Eltham Palace

9st 8lb

J: William Cox

T: Tony Newcombe

Returned from nine months off to win a 1m2f handicap at Chelmsford (AW) in November; below form on last two outings and this is her first run since sold out of David Simcock's for 2,000gns in early February; only her fifth turf start and she does have some turf form on softer than good.

16/1

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6/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 616267 C

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 9lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Front-runner who has won seven times on the AW, the latest at Wolverhampton (9.5f, Tapeta) in April; has won twice over 1m here, but she stays this far and should go well especially if enjoying an uncontested lead; stable also runs Floats On Air.

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3rd

3

(5)

31st Aug 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

16:55 Chelmsford (AW)

Crazy Spin

9st 9lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Ivan Furtado

Front-runner who has won seven times on the AW, the latest at Wolverhampton (9.5f, Tapeta) in April; has won twice over 1m here, but she stays this far and should go well especially if enjoying an uncontested lead; stable also runs Floats On Air.

6/1

7th

4

(10)

13th Aug 2023

Good

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

17:28 Leicester

Crazy Spin

9st 5lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Ivan Furtado

Front-runner who is 7-44 on the AW and 0-5 on turf; only narrowly failed off 2lb lower over C&D in May but ran poorly at Yarmouth (also 1m2f on good to firm) on her only start since.

9/1

6th

3

(9)

12th Jul 2023

Good To Firm

1m 2f 23y

Class 6

15:20 Yarmouth

Crazy Spin

9st 9lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Ivan Furtado

7-44 on the AW and 0-4 on turf; however, this habitual front-runner only narrowly failed over this far at Leicester (1m2f; good to firm) in May and the winner has gone on to better things.

7/1

12/1

Form: 99608

Last run: 8 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Half-sister to smart stablemate Sir Busker, but shown little in five starts so far and not easy to recommend.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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10th

11

(13)

16th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 2f 23y

Class 6

14:55 Yarmouth

Beach Kitty

9st 1lb

J: Marco Ghiani

T: William Knight

Still to get her head in front but she comes here in decent form, seventh in 1m4f Newcastle handicap 20 days ago; she can't be dismissed in a first-time visor.

12/1

7th

10

(9)

26th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 4f 98y

Class 6

17:30 Newcastle (AW)

Beach Kitty

8st 10lb

J: Ben Curtis

T: William Knight

Lightly raced maiden handicapper who wasn't disgraced when fourth of 12 in 1m2f classified event at Chelmsford 26 days ago; possibilities now stepping up in trip.

20/1

4th

12

(10)

31st Aug 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

16:55 Chelmsford (AW)

Beach Kitty

9st 2lb

J: Marco Ghiani

T: William Knight

raced in last

12/1

Form: 575428

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

0-13, but has made the frame in two of his three visits here and was only just denied at Ffos Las (1m, soft) last month; lost a shoe at Ayr last time and each-way claims if bouncing back under Oisin Murphy.

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Verdict Starting price

6th

5

(1)

14th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:00 Chelmsford (AW)

El Royale

9st 5lb

J: Alistair Rawlinson

T: Michael Appleby

17-race maiden; had tack issues early on at Wolverhampton 11 days ago and was quickly pulled up; runner-up over C&D last month; other stronger for win purposes.

10/1

0

3

(11)

3rd Oct 2023

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

El Royale

9st 9lb

J: Frederick Larson

T: Michael Appleby

pulled up soon after start, looked to go wrong

6/1

4th

4

(12)

21st Sep 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Chelmsford (AW)

El Royale

9st 5lb

J: Alistair Rawlinson

T: Michael Appleby

Second over 1m here last week when tried in blinkers for the first time; also second over 1m in July so he's been threatening a breakthrough success; stamina not conclusively proven but more appealing than most of these.

4/1

10/1

Form: 306675

Last run: 36 days

W: 9st 9lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 46

Form & Verdict

Knows how to win, his latest success coming in a similar contest at Wolverhampton (8.6f, Tapeta) in January and he wasn't disgraced when fifth of 14 at Bath (1m, good) last time; all of his wins have come over shorter, but he stays this far and each-way claims despite his wide draw.

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Verdict Starting price

6th

12

(7)

18th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Six Strings

9st 0lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Derek Shaw

dwelt start, took keen hold, in rear

25/1

11th

8

(5)

21st Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

17:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Six Strings

9st 0lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Derek Shaw

Ended a losing run when coming from off the pace to beat Channel Packet in a Wolverhampton classified event (extended 1m) in January; not so good since and don't need much encouragement to look elsewhere.

33/1

Form: 88830

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 44

Form & Verdict

Third of ten on handicap debut at Yarmouth (1m2f, good to soft; first-time cheekpieces) earlier this month, but nothing like in the same form over the same C&D (good to firm) nine days later; enough to prove for now.

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

14th

14

(14)

9th May 2024

Soft

0m 6f 210y

Class 6

16:23 Brighton

College Wizard

9st 0lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: Christine Dunnett

raced wide, in touch with leaders, outpaced and lost position 5f out

33/1

11th

14

(6)

13th Apr 2024

Good

1m 2f 23y

Class 5

16:55 Yarmouth

College Wizard

8st 4lb

J: Mia Nicholls

T: Christine Dunnett

16-race maiden who was C&D third last August on handicap debut but has been running over shorter since October; no persuasive form, particularly as he's 6lb out of the handicap.

66/1

8th

9

(2)

6th Mar 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

19:00 Kempton (AW)

College Wizard

8st 11lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Christine Dunnett

Modest 15-race maiden who looks up against it once more.

40/1

Form: 36-686

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 41

Form & Verdict

Sole win in 23 starts came at Kempton (7f, Polytrack) in October 2021, but only one piece of worthwhile form since and shown little in a light campaign this year; look elsewhere.

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

8th

9

(3)

31st Aug 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

16:55 Chelmsford (AW)

Jolis Legacy

9st 9lb

J: Connor Planas

T: Tony Newcombe

Sole win in 23 starts came at Kempton (7f, Polytrack) in October 2021, but only one piece of worthwhile form since and shown little in a light campaign this year; look elsewhere.

25/1

6th

7

(7)

21st Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 216y

Class 6

16:25 Brighton

Jolis Legacy

9st 7lb

J: Connor Planas

T: Tony Newcombe

took keen hold, held up in rear, ridden and no impression from 2f out

20/1

8th

8

(4)

9th Jun 2023

Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

20:20 Bath

Jolis Legacy

9st 0lb

J: William Cox

T: Tony Newcombe

took keen hold, towards rear

25/1

12/1

Form: 260-06 CD

Last run: 183 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Sole win in 37 starts came under Robert Havlin (only ridden him twice before) in this race last year, but he returns from six months off this time around and wasn't firing when last seen; not sure what to expect.

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

9th

8

(3)

5th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

17:15 Lingfield (AW)

Blairlogie

9st 3lb

J: William Carson

T: Laura Mongan

One win from 38 starts, over 1m2f at Chelmsford last summer (0-50 classified); just three runs this year and he's been short of his best in each of them; others more persuasive for win purposes.

14/1

9th

1

(4)

31st Aug 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

16:55 Chelmsford (AW)

Blairlogie

9st 9lb

J: Robert Havlin

T: Laura Mongan

Sole win in 37 starts came under Robert Havlin (only ridden him twice before) in this race last year, but he returns from six months off this time around and wasn't firing when last seen; not sure what to expect.

12/1

16/1

Form: 644279

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 44

Form & Verdict

Best effort in nine starts when second of nine in a 0-55 handicap over C&D in February; well beaten in both outings since, including on his return from five months off at Nottingham (1m2f, good) three weeks ago; needs the return here to spark a resurgence.

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

12th

13

(12)

19th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

19:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Opportunity Knocks

8st 7lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Dean Ivory

slowly away, took keen hold, towards rear

50/1

11th

12

(12)

5th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

18:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Opportunity Knocks

8st 5lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Dean Ivory

Exposed maiden; some promise over the winter, including C&D, but he's been well beaten in three runs back from a five-month absence; best watched.

50/1

8th

10

(2)

14th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

18:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Opportunity Knocks

8st 12lb

J: Jimmy Quinn

T: Dean Ivory

Poor maiden handicapper who arrives out of sorts; visor goes on now but he's hard to warm to.

20/1

Form: 008888

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 37

Form & Verdict

Third of ten in a similar contest at Wolverhampton (7f, Tapeta) in January but has shown little otherwise and now 0-14; still has stamina to prove.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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11th

6

(8)

31st Aug 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

16:55 Chelmsford (AW)

Floats On Air

9st 9lb

J: Dougie Costello

T: Ivan Furtado

led

40/1

8th

7

(1)

13th Aug 2023

Good

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

17:28 Leicester

Floats On Air

9st 0lb

J: Elle-May Croot

T: Ivan Furtado

Poor maiden who has no solid form claims, particularly not from his only three runs on turf.

40/1

66/1

Form: 069

Last run: 125 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 20

Form & Verdict

Beaten upwards of 24l in three starts over 6f-8.6f on turf/AW; cheekpieces will need to make a dramatic difference.

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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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0

14

(12)

31st Aug 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

16:55 Chelmsford (AW)

Ray The Hay

9st 2lb

J: Dylan Hogan

T: Andi Brown

Beaten upwards of 24l in three starts over 6f-8.6f on turf/AW; cheekpieces will need to make a dramatic difference.

66/1

9th

8

(3)

28th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

0m 6f 2y

Class 5

14:50 Doncaster

Ray The Hay

9st 4lb

J: Dylan Hogan

T: Andi Brown

Nothing in his two AW runs this year to make him of interest.

200/1

6th

3

(3)

11th Apr 2023

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 5

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Ray The Hay

9st 7lb

J: Dylan Hogan

T: Andi Brown

Last of 14 when 150-1 for debut at Southwell (7f) in February; makes no appeal here.

100/1

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Payout
Exacta £267.00
Straight Forecast £275.00
Trifecta £1195.00

Selections

RP RATINGS:

Oscar Doodle

NEWMARKET:

Ray The Hay

Telegraph:

El Royale

D Express:

Eltham Palace

SPOTLIGHT:

Crazy Spin

The Star:

Six Strings

POSTDATA:

Oscar Doodle

The Times:

Oscar Doodle

The Guardian:

Oscar Doodle

Daily Mail:

Oscar Doodle

Daily Mirror:

Oscar Doodle

The Sun:

Oscar Doodle

Daily Record:

Oscar Doodle