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19:45 Southwell (AW)

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William Hill Keep Your Raceday Positive Racing League Race 40 Handicap (Racing League)

  • Prize money: £25770
  • 2m 0f 102y
  • Class 3
  • 11 runners
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William Hill Keep Your Raceday Positive Racing League Race 40 Handicap (Racing League)

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Partly cloudy

20/1 (Won)

  • Win: £24.80
  • Place: £3.60

Form: -08509

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 3lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Multiple winner at up to about 1m7f on turf and Newcastle Tapeta; wasn't beaten too far in the Northumberland Plate at the latter track in July but needs to improve a good deal on his subsequent runs.

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

9th

13

(6)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

2m 0f 56y

Class 2

13:53 Newcastle (AW)

Sir Chauvelin

8st 2lb

J: Amie Waugh

T: Jim Goldie

Similar profile to Rainbow Dreamer, being a veteran who has won multiple races down the years but has a question mark over current form having posted duck eggs in 2024; unlikely to add to his tally.

66/1

10th

9

(6)

10th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 14y

Class 3

20:30 Southwell (AW)

Sir Chauvelin

9st 5lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Jim Goldie

Prolific winner who's back on a workable mark; he's well into the veteran stage, though, and this trip is an absolute minimum nowadays; doesn't arrive in form in any case.

33/1

13th

3

(2)

24th Feb 2024

Standard

2m 0f 102y

Class 3

17:05 Southwell (AW)

Sir Chauvelin

9st 10lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Jim Goldie

always behind

25/1

11/2

  • Place: £3.20

Form: 225161 C

Last run: 47 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Useful record since upped to 2m last September, winning on first three attempts, the latest over 2m2f here, and more recently, two of her last three turf starts; scraped home for both of those wins and now 4lb higher than her latest AW defeat in March; likely to need a shade more again.

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

7th

10

(3)

6th Dec 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 7f 218y

Class 2

20:00 Kempton (AW)

Blazeon Five

8st 10lb

J: Lewis Edmunds

T: Roger Teal

Most likeable mare who bagged a pair of 2m Ascot victories this summer; not at her best in the Cesarewitch when last seen, but this dual C&D scorer goes well fresh so she's a player off a still workable mark.

12/1

0

23

(29)

14th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

2m 2f 0y

Class 2

14:40 Newmarket

Blazeon Five

8st 8lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Roger Teal

Extremely reliable since upped to staying trips, including a narrow win over Temporize at Ascot (2m, soft) in July; relished every yard on the Southwell AW when scoring easily over 2m2f last December, so she has the tools to run well if she can adapt to this higher grade and much larger field.

25/1

4th

2

(3)

27th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 6f 0y

Class 3

16:50 Goodwood

Blazeon Five

9st 11lb

J: Lewis Edmunds

T: Roger Teal

Generally progressive since upped to 2m+, winning five times; good second in Racing League event at Southwell (AW) most recently; drops back in distance but soft ground would be a big plus; 2-2 on that surface.

9/2

6/1

Form: 121312 C BF

Last run: 38 days

W: 8st 2lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Genuine and thorough stayer who has already won four handicaps this year (2-2 in them on AW, one over 1m6f here) and nearly added another at Haydock last month (2m); new headgear an unknown but looks sure to give another stout show.

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

1st

4

(3)

10th Apr 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 7f 218y

Class 4

20:00 Kempton (AW)

Cinnodin

9st 3lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Richard Hughes

Won seasonal/handicap debut last year and added three more wins to his tally; trainer could hardly be in better form and market confidence would heighten this one's appeal; goes without cheekpieces (on last three starts).

9/2

3rd

3

(6)

9th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

2m 2f 2y

Class 5

15:30 Pontefract

Cinnodin

9st 9lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Richard Hughes

towards rear

5/1

5th

7

(3)

23rd Sep 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 56y

Class 4

16:55 York

Cinnodin

9st 3lb

J: Ross Coakley

T: Richard Hughes

awkward start, in rear

9/2

Form: -30421 D

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Unraced on Tapeta but two solid efforts over 2m on Polytrack and followed his Kempton second in July with a pleasing win over 2m at Goodwood; likely to do better yet over this far and has a big run in him if handling the surface.

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

1st

12

22nd Mar 2024

Good To Soft

3m 0f 52y

Class 3

16:08 Newbury

Zain Nights

10st 11lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Lucy Wadham

Useful stayer on the Flat; looks all about stamina over hurdles, having rallied to win a 2m4f maiden at Market Rasen (good to soft) and again doing his best work late to finish a well-held fourth on handicap debut at Sandown (2m4f); this longer trip should suit him well and he's in the mix.

9/1

4th

7

3rd Feb 2024

Soft

2m 3f 173y

Class 3

13:25 Sandown

Zain Nights

11st 5lb

J: Tom Cannon

T: Lucy Wadham

Useful stayer on the Flat and rallied to get off mark over hurdles at Market Rasen (2m4f, good to soft) last month in the reapplied cheekpieces (retained today); moves into handicap hurdles off what looks a competitive mark.

10/1

4/1

Form: 731541

Last run: 6 days

W: 10st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Unbeaten in two starts at Wolverhampton, most recently romping home in a race that fell his way over 1m6f last week; can't dismiss but on a career-high mark under penalty now making course debut.

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

2nd

1

(11)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 7f 169y

Class 3

15:15 Lingfield (AW)

Diamond Bay

9st 12lb

J: Sean Levey

T: Tom Ward

Five wins on AW including over C&D; his last success was off only 1lb lower at Wolverhampton (1m6f) last September but he's been out of sorts this winter and needs to turn things around; first-time cheekpieces.

16/1

10th

10

(10)

1st Mar 2024

Standard

1m 7f 169y

Class 2

15:47 Lingfield (AW)

Diamond Bay

9st 3lb

J: Sean Levey

T: Tom Ward

Five wins on AW, the most recent off 2lb lower at Wolverhampton (1m6f) in September; not in the same form since, however, and finished behind some of these opponents at Kempton most recently; does not look poised to add to his tally.

25/1

8th

7

(2)

3rd Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 7f 218y

Class 2

19:15 Kempton (AW)

Diamond Bay

9st 7lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Tom Ward

Fifth AW win when strong at the finish over 1m6f at Wolverhampton in September; found out off a mark in the low 90s in two outings since and others are preferred for win purposes again.

12/1

Form: 772204 D

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Handles Tapeta; appreciated the step up to 2m when steadily drawing away at Newcastle in November; ran well on return to that track in July, and again at York last month; extra needed for cheekpieces replacing blinkers.

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

1st

6

(6)

31st Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 4

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Mostly Sunny

9st 11lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Heather Main

1m4f success early in career; raced mainly at further since and has shown his peak form over 2m but shapes as if this drop back in trip is worth a shot; attractively treated off current mark.

8/1

1

(2)

24th Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 7f 218y

Class 5

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Mostly Sunny

10st 0lb

J: P J McDonald

T: Heather Main

Winless since 2022 and he came in only seventh of nine in 2m Southwell handicap last month; usual blinkers go back on now with more required.

8/1

7th

8

(8)

15th Dec 2023

Standard

2m 0f 102y

Class 3

18:30 Southwell (AW)

Mostly Sunny

9st 1lb

J: P J McDonald

T: Heather Main

raced lazily at times

11/2

20/1

Form: 065485

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Has dropped a fair way in the weights since latest win, over 1m6f on turf last October, but is having a difficult year and cheekpieces have made no difference on last two starts; surprising if he breaks AW duck today.

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Verdict Starting price

3rd

2

(4)

9th Apr 2024

Soft

1m 4f 8y

Class 5

14:45 Thirsk

Dark Jedi

9st 11lb

J: Duran Fentiman

T: Tim Easterby

Last win was off an 18lb higher mark over 1m6f at Doncaster (heavy) in October 2022; mixed efforts last season, and although well handicapped now, usually needs a race or two to hit form.

6/1

5th

3

(6)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 4f 13y

Class 4

14:17 Catterick

Dark Jedi

9st 12lb

J: Duran Fentiman

T: Tim Easterby

in touch with leaders, outpaced 3f out, weakened gradually from 2f out

3/1

2nd

3

(5)

21st Oct 2023

Soft

1m 4f 13y

Class 4

16:55 Catterick

Dark Jedi

9st 11lb

J: Duran Fentiman

T: Tim Easterby

Won on heavy on this day last year but has struggled to make much impact this term and is now 19lb lower than in April; remote fourth of six when favourite at Haydock (1m6f, heavy) last time was his worst run this season.

8/1

16/1

Form: 453510 C

Last run: 40 days

W: 9st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Fibresand winner here early in career; ended a losing run when beating two finishers at Beverley in July (2m) and although excused a heavy Goodwood defeat since, it's off-putting he hasn't been asked to race on the AW for nearly four years.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

3

(7)

3rd Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:35 Newmarket

Land Of Winter

9st 12lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: Rae Guest

Won four-runner race at Beverley (2m, soft) in July but out of form since; soundly beaten last time in the Cesarewitch here for the third year running; well handicapped if this proved one of his good days.

14/1

0

26

(11)

14th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

2m 2f 0y

Class 2

14:40 Newmarket

Land Of Winter

8st 5lb

J: Aidan Keeley

T: Rae Guest

Well beaten in this race in 2021 and 2022 and even further adrift in the Trial three weeks ago on his only other race at Newmarket; good ground for all three of those was probably not ideal and he'd be well handicapped if this proved one of his best days, but others look more solid.

100/1

14/1

Form: 013877 C

Last run: 13 days

W: 8st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Two of his last three wins have come over 1m4f on this track but he finished remote in sole run beyond that trip, over 1m6f at Haydock in July, and has plenty to prove upped in distance.

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

7th

6

(5)

9th Apr 2024

Soft

1m 4f 8y

Class 5

14:45 Thirsk

Natchez Trace

9st 3lb

J: Zak Wheatley

T: Declan Carroll

Hasn't won on turf since July 2021 (7f, good); hasn't been in the best of form recently (well beaten over 1m2f on soft at Doncaster last month) and others appeal more.

20/1

9th

1

(5)

23rd Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 2f 43y

Class 5

16:45 Doncaster

Natchez Trace

10st 1lb

J: Zak Wheatley

T: Declan Carroll

Latest three wins at about 1m4f on AW and has a 1-21 strike-rate on turf; has run respectably on soft ground but the going can't be described as an asset and he has something to prove back from break.

12/1

10th

9

(6)

4th Oct 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 4

17:00 Kempton (AW)

Natchez Trace

9st 7lb

J: Zak Wheatley

T: Declan Carroll

Made all when winning over C&D last autumn and made most when going in on Tapeta in June; he's been inclined to pull hard since, though, and has rather lost his way.

12/1

OUR TIP

Form: -08063

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict

Yet to win on AW but acts on Tapeta elsewhere; down weights and he didn't look a lost cause on third run for yard when third to Sea Stone at Newmarket last time (1m6f; regular visor left off, as today); stays 2m and this is easier than some of his more recent staying races.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

0

1

(1)

6th Oct 2023

Good

1m 7f 209y

Class 3

16:30 Ascot

Alright Sunshine

10st 4lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: Mike Murphy & Michael Keady

Multiple winner, including off higher marks, for previous yard; steadily finding his form for current stable until blotting his copybook by refusing to race last time; comes with risk.

20/1

0

1

(11)

13th Sep 2023

Standard

2m 0f 102y

Class 3

19:45 Southwell (AW)

Alright Sunshine

10st 0lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: Mike Murphy & Michael Keady

Yet to win on AW but acts on Tapeta elsewhere; down weights and he didn't look a lost cause on third run for yard when third to Sea Stone at Newmarket last time (1m6f; regular visor left off, as today); stays 2m and this is easier than some of his more recent staying races.

14/1

3rd

1

(3)

26th Aug 2023

Good To Firm

1m 6f 0y

Class 3

14:45 Newmarket (July)

Alright Sunshine

10st 0lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: Mike Murphy & Michael Keady

His mark continues to fall and he drops back down in grade, but he's struggled to get competitive this year and has to raise his game.

20/1

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Payout
Exacta £2847.00
Straight Forecast £2573.20
Tricast £10282.60
Trifecta £12166.00

Selections

LAMBOURN:

Blazeon Five

SPOTLIGHT:

Cinnodin

RP RATINGS:

Mostly Sunny

Daily Mirror:

Zain Nights

D Express:

Diamond Bay

TOPSPEED:

Sir Chauvelin

POSTDATA:

Cinnodin

Daily Mail:

Cinnodin

The Times:

Blazeon Five

The Guardian:

Blazeon Five

The Sun:

Blazeon Five

Daily Record:

Blazeon Five