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17:20 Ascot

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Sodexo Live! Handicap

  • Prize money: £8714.6
  • 0m 7f 0y
  • Class 4
  • 11 runners
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Sodexo Live! Handicap

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

9/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.60
  • Place: £1.70

Form: 22-140

Last run: 38 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Progressive in her first three novices, making a successful return after 198 days off at Haydock (1m, good to firm) in May; held in both starts in handicaps in the meantime, though, and she needs to turn things around.

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

6th

5

(1)

25th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

16:10 Newmarket

Zouzanna

9st 0lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Harry & Roger Charlton

Unproved on ground softer than good; successful over 7f/1m this term; unlucky third (might have won but for meeting some traffic issues) in 7f fillies' handicap here most recently; enters serious calculations up just 1lb.

7/2

3rd

4

(4)

7th Oct 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 3

17:00 Newmarket

Zouzanna

9st 6lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Harry & Roger Charlton

Comfortably made all in Haydock novice (1m, good to firm) in May on third start; disappointing in first two handicaps but got back on track with a win at Ascot (7f, good) last month; she's just 2lb higher today and her pedigree provides optimism that she'll have more to offer.

4/1

1st

8

(9)

8th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

17:20 Ascot

Zouzanna

9st 5lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Harry & Roger Charlton

Progressive in her first three novices, making a successful return after 198 days off at Haydock (1m, good to firm) in May; held in both starts in handicaps in the meantime, though, and she needs to turn things around.

9/1

9/2

  • Place: £2.10

Form: 121212 D

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Record since the blinkers went on reads 1121212; up another 2lb for her neck defeat at Newmarket (7f, good) 13 days ago, but she can't be dismissed in her current mood especially as she is versatile ground-wise.

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

8th

6

(3)

6th Oct 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 3

14:12 Ascot

Kimnkate

10st 8lb

J: Miss Taryn Langley

T: Richard Hughes

Has thrived in these blinkers, making it four wins in the headgear when scoring at Newmarket (7f, good) in August, and she's been a very solid second the next twice (over this C&D last time); strong claims.

9/2

2nd

2

(5)

8th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

17:20 Ascot

Kimnkate

9st 9lb

J: Connor Planas

T: Richard Hughes

Record since the blinkers went on reads 1121212; up another 2lb for her neck defeat at Newmarket (7f, good) 13 days ago, but she can't be dismissed in her current mood especially as she is versatile ground-wise.

9/2

2nd

5

(1)

26th Aug 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 3

16:32 Newmarket (July)

Kimnkate

9st 2lb

J: Ethan Jones

T: Richard Hughes

prominent, pushed along to lead 2f out, ridden over 1f out, headed but kept on inside final 110yds, kept on

3/1

20/1

  • Place: £4.80

Form: 376419 D

Last run: 73 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Having only his second start on turf when making it sixth-time lucky at Leicester (7f, good to firm) in June, but well short of that form at Newbury (7f, good to firm) three weeks later; off 73 days since and interesting to see if the market suggests he might bounce back.

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

5th

14

(5)

4th Oct 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Starlight Nation

9st 4lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Clive Cox

Strong traveller who got back in the groove last time; will need to improve on previous AW efforts in a competitive handicap but he's one to consider for a yard in decent form.

10/1

3rd

11

(12)

8th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

17:20 Ascot

Starlight Nation

8st 12lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: Clive Cox

Having only his second start on turf when making it sixth-time lucky at Leicester (7f, good to firm) in June, but well short of that form at Newbury (7f, good to firm) three weeks later; off 73 days since and interesting to see if the market suggests he might bounce back.

20/1

9th

10

(12)

27th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

20:25 Newbury

Starlight Nation

9st 6lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: Clive Cox

towards rear, weakened from over 1f out

7/2

4th
3 (11)
Gulmarg

4/1

Form: 333272 D

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Placed in eight of his ten starts since winning at Yarmouth (7f, good to firm) last summer including when beaten a neck at Kempton (7f, AW; first-time cheekpieces) last month; 1lb higher, but each-way claims again.

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

1st

1

(6)

19th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

18:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Gulmarg

10st 0lb

J: Robert Havlin

T: S Woods

In the frame in ten of his 12 starts since his latest success, as when fourth of ten at Kempton (1m, Polytrack) 15 days ago where he looked unlucky not to finish closer; his consistency means he gets little respite from the handicapper, but should run his race again.

2/1

4th

6

(8)

4th Oct 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

19:30 Kempton (AW)

Gulmarg

9st 9lb

J: Robert Havlin

T: S Woods

Nothing wrong with any of his three course efforts and cheekpieces have helped lately; has had plenty of chances off this sort of mark but should run his race again and the step back up from 7f won't hurt.

8/1

4th

3

(11)

8th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

17:20 Ascot

Gulmarg

9st 8lb

J: David Egan

T: S Woods

Placed in eight of his ten starts since winning at Yarmouth (7f, good to firm) last summer including when beaten a neck at Kempton (7f, AW; first-time cheekpieces) last month; 1lb higher, but each-way claims again.

4/1

11/2

Form: -67344 BF

Last run: 21 days

W: 8st 9lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

Won a Newcastle novice (6f, AW) late last year and has made the frame in his last three starts in turf handicaps, including when a close fourth of 12 at Newmarket (6f, good to firm) three weeks ago; extra furlong should be within range and frame material again.

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

5th

12

(6)

8th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

17:20 Ascot

De Bruyne

8st 9lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Ed Walker

Won a Newcastle novice (6f, AW) late last year and has made the frame in his last three starts in turf handicaps, including when a close fourth of 12 at Newmarket (6f, good to firm) three weeks ago; extra furlong should be within range and frame material again.

11/2

4th

5

(12)

18th Aug 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

17:45 Newmarket (July)

De Bruyne

9st 12lb

J: William Buick

T: Ed Walker

in rear

7/2

4th

4

(7)

29th Jul 2023

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

20:15 Salisbury

De Bruyne

9st 11lb

J: Ross Coakley

T: Ed Walker

Progressed to win a 6f AW novice at two and ran his best race of this season when third in new blinkers at Newbury (6f, good to firm); chance on that run, though has no headgear this time and softish ground remains something of a grey area.

7/1

13/2

Form: 256322 D

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Two wins for Michael Bell (6f/7f) last summer and placed in all three starts since joining this yard wih cheekpieces fitted, finishing runner-up at Epsom (7f, good to firm) and Beverley (7f, good to firm) in his last two outings; a player from the same mark as for both of those efforts.

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

3rd

1

(4)

9th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

1m 0f 6y

Class 4

15:00 Pontefract

Metahorse

9st 11lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Darryll Holland

Two wins last year (6f/7f), the latest off this mark; some fair placed efforts without winning this season; each-way chance.

13/2

3rd

4

(2)

26th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 96y

Class 4

17:10 Beverley

Metahorse

9st 9lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Darryll Holland

Runner-up at Epsom and here before an excusable defeat at Ascot after getting a worked up in the stalls; the principal concern would an apparent preference for drier ground.

7/1

OUR TIP

4/1

Form: 71-214 D

Last run: 42 days

W: 9st 11lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

2-2 over 7f, the latest win on handicap debut at Newmarket (good) in June, but she was always on the back foot following a poor start when fourth of five back there (1m, good to soft) the following month; still 7lb higher than for her latest success, but further improvement remains possible.

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

7th

11

(7)

7th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 1

13:12 Lingfield (AW)

Pastiche

9st 0lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: George Boughey

Effective on Tapeta, winning at Southwell (7f) just over a year ago and going down by a neck in a handicap at Newcastle (1m) last time; plenty to prove at this level back on Polytrack, though.

25/1

2nd

4

(2)

13th Oct 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 4

18:00 Newcastle (AW)

Pastiche

9st 10lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: George Boughey

Two 7f wins to her name but looked to find that trip on the sharp side at Newmarket on Saturday, albeit that was a higher grade; effective on Tapeta and still not fully exposed.

9/2

5th

2

(7)

7th Oct 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 3

17:00 Newmarket

Pastiche

9st 9lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: George Boughey

Looked progressive when winning on the other Newmarket course (7f, good) in June but hasn't kicked on from that the last twice and has looked uneasy in the stalls; needs to bounce back in a first-time tongue-tie.

8/1

20/1

Form: 7-25

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 0lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Returning from nine months off when beaten a neck in a Yarmouth maiden (7f, good to soft) in July (winner has gone in again since), but nowhere near that form at Nottingham (1m, good) last month; nicely bred and worth a second look now switched to a handicap.

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

8th

10

(2)

8th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

17:20 Ascot

Liberty

9st 0lb

J: Marco Ghiani

T: Jane Chapple-Hyam

Returning from nine months off when beaten a neck in a Yarmouth maiden (7f, good to soft) in July (winner has gone in again since), but nowhere near that form at Nottingham (1m, good) last month; nicely bred and worth a second look now switched to a handicap.

20/1

5th

9

(6)

15th Aug 2023

Good

1m 0f 75y

Class 5

15:30 Nottingham

Liberty

9st 2lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Jane Chapple-Hyam

took keen hold, led, headed over 2f out, soon weakened and eased

11/2

Form: 214366

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Off the mark on her second start in a Nottingham maiden (6f, good to firm) in May and a close third on handicap debut at Epsom (6f, good to soft) in July, but out of the frame in both outings since; wouldn't be sure to appreciate this longer trip on breeding.

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

9th

5

(10)

8th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

17:20 Ascot

Havana Pusey

9st 7lb

J: Jamie Spencer

T: John Gallagher

Off the mark on her second start in a Nottingham maiden (6f, good to firm) in May and a close third on handicap debut at Epsom (6f, good to soft) in July, but out of the frame in both outings since; wouldn't be sure to appreciate this longer trip on breeding.

20/1

6th

2

(5)

26th Aug 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 12y

Class 4

17:15 Windsor

Havana Pusey

9st 10lb

J: Pat Dobbs

T: John Gallagher

Won her maiden over this distance on fast ground; emerged from well off the pace to be bang there on good to soft on handicap debut at Epsom but soft was too testing at Ascot; remains interesting off this sort of mark.

9/1

Form: -73873

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 0lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Landed a Windsor novice (6f, good to firm) last summer and his third of six at Epsom (7f, good; first-time cheekpieces) three weeks ago was one of his better efforts since handicapping; races off the same mark, but he has become inconsistent.

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

9th

2

(9)

2nd Mar 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

18:15 Kempton (AW)

Boy Browning

9st 9lb

J: Charles Bishop

T: Eve Johnson Houghton

Drew a blank and had very mixed record during six-race campaign last season; not seen since down-the-field run at Ascot in September; swaps cheekpieces for first-time blinkers and has tongue-tie added here; others have much less to prove.

16/1

10th

9

(8)

8th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

17:20 Ascot

Boy Browning

9st 0lb

J: Hector Crouch

T: Eve Johnson Houghton

Landed a Windsor novice (6f, good to firm) last summer and his third of six at Epsom (7f, good; first-time cheekpieces) three weeks ago was one of his better efforts since handicapping; races off the same mark, but he has become inconsistent.

33/1

3rd

4

(6)

18th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 3y

Class 5

16:10 Epsom

Boy Browning

9st 10lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Eve Johnson Houghton

6f winner on fast turf last summer; four runs this year, running poorly on three of them (bled from the nose once and twice well beaten on soft) but beaten just half a length at Wolverhampton in May (7f; 4lb lower today); not one for the faint of heart but can't discount if the cheekpieces have the desired effect.

9/1

11/1

Form: 211569 D BF

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Two wins over this trip earlier in year, firstly at Kempton (AW) in January and on handicap debut at Newmarket (good; first-time tongue-tie) in April; not at the same level in three starts since and needs the addition of a hood to make a difference.

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

11th

7

(1)

8th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

17:20 Ascot

Harry Magnus

9st 6lb

J: Jim Crowley

T: Charles Hills

Two wins over this trip earlier in year, firstly at Kempton (AW) in January and on handicap debut at Newmarket (good; first-time tongue-tie) in April; not at the same level in three starts since and needs the addition of a hood to make a difference.

11/1

9th

6

(5)

16th Aug 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

19:30 Kempton (AW)

Harry Magnus

9st 8lb

J: Ryan Moore

T: Charles Hills

Not at his best the last twice but it's easy to make a case for him being ahead of the handicapper on his best efforts, namely a C&D novice win (well franked) and when beating 16 rivals at Newmarket in April; needs serious consideration.

7/2

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Payout
Exacta £378.00
Straight Forecast £310.50
Tricast £4319.50
Trifecta £4804.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Pastiche

POSTDATA:

Kimnkate

D Express:

De Bruyne

TOPSPEED:

Starlight Nation

The Guardian:

Gulmarg

RP RATINGS:

Pastiche

NEWMARKET:

Pastiche

The Times:

Pastiche

Telegraph:

Pastiche

The Star:

Pastiche

LAMBOURN:

Kimnkate

Daily Mail:

Kimnkate

Daily Mirror:

Kimnkate

Daily Record:

Kimnkate

The Sun:

De Bruyne