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17:35 Carlisle

Good To Firm

Trustatrader Handicap

  • Prize money: £4187.2
  • 0m 5f 0y
  • Class 5
  • 10 runners
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Trustatrader Handicap

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

25/1 (Won)

  • Win: £81.70
  • Place: £15.40

Form: 5549

Last run: 11 days

W: 8st 10lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Displayed ability when fourth in Ripon novice (5f, soft) last month on her third start, but down the field in Beverley handicap (5f, good) since and she has to leave that performance miles behind.

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

6th

8

(8)

28th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 3y

Class 6

14:10 Pontefract

Opal Storm

9st 5lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Chris Fairhurst

Sprung a 66-1 surprise at Carlisle this month (5f, good to firm), her second handicap run, and she backed it up with another fair effort at Redcar nine days ago (met some trouble); unlikely she's reached her ceiling yet.

5/1

4th

11

(8)

19th Sep 2023

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

15:00 Redcar

Opal Storm

9st 3lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Chris Fairhurst

Belied her 66-1 odds with a narrow success in Carlisle handicap (5f, good to firm) this month, opening her account at the fifth attempt; likely player provided she confirms that improvement.

8/1

1st

10

(7)

7th Sep 2023

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

17:35 Carlisle

Opal Storm

8st 10lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Chris Fairhurst

Displayed ability when fourth in Ripon novice (5f, soft) last month on her third start, but down the field in Beverley handicap (5f, good) since and she has to leave that performance miles behind.

25/1

8/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 270144 D

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 3lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Won at Ayr (5f, good) last month in a first-time tongue-tie (retained since) and has been a fair fourth the next twice, finishing behind Cavalier Approach at Hamilton most recently; might not be far away.

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3rd

8

(1)

1st Mar 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Wee Fat Mac

9st 4lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Iain Jardine

Won twice in December (latterly over C&D) and has remained in good form since; holds no secrets from the handicapper but ought to be on the premises again.

7/1

2nd

7

(1)

3rd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 5

15:55 Wolverhampton (AW)

Wee Fat Mac

9st 5lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Iain Jardine

C&D winner in December and followed up at Newcastle (5f) six days later; two sound runs in defeat since but more will be needed to come out on top here.

6/1

3rd

3

(3)

22nd Jan 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

17:30 Newcastle (AW)

Wee Fat Mac

9st 6lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Iain Jardine

In good form last month, winning a 6f handicap at Wolverhampton and following up over C&D in fine style; only fourth at Southwell (6f) in his hat-trick bid, racing closer to the stands' rail than the three to beat him; should make another bold bid back at 5f.

7/4

16/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 385406 D

Last run: 2 days

W: 8st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Some fair efforts earlier in the season and well treated on that form, but he hasn't been at the same level more recently including when sixth of 14 at Ripon (6f, good; first-time cheekpieces) on Tuesday.

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Verdict Starting price

8th

7

(8)

14th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 6

16:15 Wolverhampton (AW)

Canaria Prince

9st 5lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Tim Easterby

He had been threatening prior to making all in a 5f handicap at Southwell last month; unable to dominate here next time and then drawn on the outside at Newcastle 12 days ago; can't ignore in this weak race.

7/1

6th

11

(1)

2nd Nov 2023

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

17:45 Newcastle (AW)

Canaria Prince

8st 12lb

J: David Allan

T: Tim Easterby

led, headed over 1f out, weakened final furlong

5/1

6th

14

23rd Oct 2023

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 6

15:35 Wolverhampton (AW)

Canaria Prince

9st 6lb

T: Tim Easterby

ducked left start

7/2

9/1

Form: 7334-3

Last run: 89 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Displayed promise last year among his four 2yo runs and reappeared with a solid third of five at Catterick (5f, good to firm) in June; this stiffer track could be a positive and this unexposed 3yo is one to consider.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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6th

1

(5)

16th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Dark Crusade

9st 9lb

J: David Nolan

T: Paul Midgley

Eight-race maiden; not far off his best when fifth of 11 at Southwell last month but he'll need to raise his game if he's to break his duck in this field.

7/1

5th

3

(10)

21st Dec 2023

Standard

0m 4f 214y

Class 6

16:45 Southwell (AW)

Dark Crusade

9st 9lb

J: David Nolan

T: Paul Midgley

midfield

10/1

9th

3

(3)

28th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 3y

Class 6

14:10 Pontefract

Dark Crusade

9st 10lb

J: Ben Sanderson

T: Paul Midgley

Lightly raced 3yo who has run creditably in both 5f handicaps this year, more recently 2l behind Opal Storm at Carlisle three weeks ago; needs more to win but that's not out of the question.

6/1

33/1

Form: 406-9

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Promising fourth over C&D (good to firm) on debut last June and this very lightly raced 3yo is back here for the first time since, with cheekpieces now added; however, he's failed to shine on his three starts since that debut run and others have less to prove.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

7

(11)

14th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 5

18:15 Southwell (AW)

Hes An Angel

9st 6lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: Peter Niven

taken down early, dwelt start, in rear, headway from 2f out, short of room 1f out, no impression inside final furlong

100/30

11

(11)

3rd Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

18:30 Newcastle (AW)

Hes An Angel

9st 4lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: Peter Niven

On a roll for his new yard and good value for his narrow winning margins the last twice (latterly C&D); could still be ahead of the handicapper.

4/1

1st

3

(1)

17th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:30 Newcastle (AW)

Hes An Angel

9st 8lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: Peter Niven

in touch with leaders

9/4

Form: 1275U1 D

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Reared and unseated rider at the start on final run for Ruth Carr, but won on recent stable debut at Hamilton (5f, good to soft); could have more to offer for this yard provided the faster ground isn't an issue.

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7th

3

(2)

31st Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 5

17:35 Southwell (AW)

Cavalier Approach

9st 10lb

J: Callum Rodriguez

T: Edward Bethell

Recorded sprint wins at Newcastle (AW) and Hamilton (twice) last term; returns to this sphere off career-high mark but he's 2-4 for current yard and may do better still.

12/1

8th

6

(2)

3rd Nov 2023

Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

12:15 Newmarket

Cavalier Approach

9st 5lb

J: Kevin Stott

T: Edward Bethell

Had raced exclusively over 5f but he was strong through the line when making all over 6f at Hamilton (good to soft) the final time; has another career-high mark to deal with (up 5lb) but he likes these tracks with stiff finishes.

4/1

1st

3

(1)

25th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 6f 6y

Class 5

16:05 Hamilton

Cavalier Approach

9st 5lb

J: Callum Rodriguez

T: Edward Bethell

Raced exclusively over 5f; made all at this course (good to soft; stable debut) in August but proved disappointing at Carlisle this month; doesn't appear to be crying out for this new trip.

9/2

Form: 522702 D

Last run: 11 days

W: 8st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

0-12 this year and inconsistent but he's run well to be second on three of his last five starts; can be thereabouts if on a going day.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10th

12

(9)

16th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

16:45 Newcastle (AW)

Birdie Bowers

8st 10lb

J: Shane Gray

T: David Thompson

0-14 this year, though has been placed on four occasions; below par in four of last five outings; chance largely depends on how well he responds to first-time headgear.

20/1

8th

11

(12)

29th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Newcastle (AW)

Birdie Bowers

9st 3lb

J: David Allan

T: David Thompson

Just two wins from 36 starts, both of them coming last August; several good efforts from the front this year, beaten a short head at Beverley on his penultimate start; 5f on Tapeta no problem but other pace to deal with in this field.

10/1

7th

11

(6)

7th Sep 2023

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

17:35 Carlisle

Birdie Bowers

8st 7lb

J: Paddy Mathers

T: David Thompson

0-12 this year and inconsistent but he's run well to be second on three of his last five starts; can be thereabouts if on a going day.

8/1

OUR TIP

7/1

Form: 6-7764 D

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Disappointing in the main since winning at Ayr (5f, good) last September, but she's dropped down the weights and was a close fourth off this mark at Nottingham (5f, good) last time; not ruled out on the back of that.

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Verdict Starting price

9th

10

(5)

27th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 4f 214y

Class 6

17:30 Southwell (AW)

Triple Jaye

9st 9lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Charlie Wallis

Won similar event on Fibresand here in 2021 for previous yard; record for current stable isn't solid and the return to classified level had no appreciable effect last time.

14/1

5th

10

(3)

9th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 6

17:07 Wolverhampton (AW)

Triple Jaye

9st 9lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Charlie Wallis

prominent

16/1

10th

9

(8)

21st Jan 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

20:15 Chelmsford (AW)

Triple Jaye

9st 3lb

J: Dylan Hogan

T: Charlie Wallis

towards rear

25/1

15/2

Form: 520351 D

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Twice went close in June/July and returned to winning ways at Musselburgh (5f, good) last Tuesday; has gone close over C&D in the past and he's entitled to respect under a 5lb penalty.

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

10th

9

(11)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

19:00 Newcastle (AW)

Sixcor

9st 3lb

J: Jonny Peate

T: Linda Perratt

Popped up at Wolverhampton in November but well held over C&D in two runs this year; others look safer.

20/1

8th

3

(10)

22nd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Newcastle (AW)

Sixcor

9st 7lb

J: Jonny Peate

T: Linda Perratt

Gained his first AW success when readily accounting for seven rivals in a 5f handicap at Wolverhampton in November; slow starts haven't helped on his last two runs but he's capable of a bold bid if breaking on terms.

12/1

6th

1

(5)

8th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

19:35 Newcastle (AW)

Sixcor

9st 9lb

J: Jonny Peate

T: Linda Perratt

Needs things to drop right as they did at Wolverhampton (5f, Tapeta) in November, but a combination of a 5lb rise and tardy start found him out there the following month; more needed from the same mark; stable also runs Mews House.

11/1

9/1

Form: 621347 D

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 4lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

His four wins have come at Ayr and he was soundly beaten here in 2021 on his sole course visit; not quite at his best at his favourite course last time but he's won three times this year and is dangerous to dismiss.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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4th

12

(4)

23rd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

17:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

One Last Hug

8st 12lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: Jim Goldie

Versatile trip-wise having been placed at up to 1m5f, while his latest win came over 6f here in December; rather in and out since and he failed to beat a rival at Newcastle (7f, Tapeta) six days ago; others safer.

25/1

9th

9

(3)

17th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

19:00 Newcastle (AW)

One Last Hug

8st 13lb

J: Alex Jary

T: Jim Goldie

Strong at the finish when landing a 6f handicap at Wolverhampton in December; good late headway over 6f here last week too; hard to win with but he's capable at this level.

14/1

4th

6

(6)

10th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:45 Newcastle (AW)

One Last Hug

9st 3lb

J: Alex Jary

T: Jim Goldie

towards rear, ran on from over 1f out, nearest finish

10/1

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Payout
Exacta £5842.00
Straight Forecast £3485.10
Tricast £22511.70
Trifecta £38614.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Cavalier Approach

Telegraph:

Sixcor

Daily Mail:

Birdie Bowers

The Guardian:

Basholo

RP RATINGS:

Triple Jaye

POSTDATA:

Cavalier Approach

D Express:

Cavalier Approach

The Star:

Cavalier Approach

Daily Record:

Sixcor

Daily Mirror:

Birdie Bowers