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14:25 Doncaster

Good To Soft

Weatherbys Scientific £300,000 2-Y-O Stakes (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £147540
  • 0m 6f 111y
  • Class 2
  • 17 runners
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Weatherbys Scientific £300,000 2-Y-O Stakes (GBB Race)

Runners: 17 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

14/1 (Won)

  • Win: £12.10
  • Place: £2.70

Form: 133

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Raced only on good/firmer; sound effort in competitive 6f nursery at the York Ebor festival (back from a break) most recently, taking form figures to 133; still open to further progress; could go well again.

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7th

8

(6)

20th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 1

14:40 Newbury

Room Service

9st 2lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Kevin Ryan

held up in rear towards near side

15/2

2/1

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 111

Last run: 21 days

W: 8st 8lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Made all for an impressive success in similar event at the York Ebor festival (6f) three weeks ago, taking record to 3-3; raced only on good/firmer; could well extend his sequence, being a progressive and unbeaten colt who has a leading chance at the weights.

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3rd

1

(6)

10th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

13:50 Ascot

Dragon Leader

9st 9lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: Clive Cox

led at steady pace

5/2

1st

9

(10)

7th Oct 2023

Good

0m 5f 217y

Class 1

14:45 Redcar

Dragon Leader

8st 8lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Clive Cox

Never gave his rivals a sniff when impressively making all in a valuable sales race at York's Ebor meeting (6.5f, good to firm) and again ran well in another at Doncaster, for all that his RPR dipped to 88 (100 at York); may need fast ground to be at his very best (rain is forecast) but is the most likely winner for sure.

2/5

2/1

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 122

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 4lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Ballydoyle colt who has a very solid record thus far, having won at Naas then finished second in the Windsor Castle at Royal Ascot and the Gimcrack at York; yet to race on ground worse than good to yielding; big player on form.

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3rd

3

(17)

14th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 6f 111y

Class 2

14:25 Doncaster

Johannes Brahms

9st 4lb

J: Ryan Moore

T: A P O’Brien

Ballydoyle colt who has a very solid record thus far, having won at Naas then finished second in the Windsor Castle at Royal Ascot and the Gimcrack at York; yet to race on ground worse than good to yielding; big player on form.

2/1

2nd

6

(9)

25th Aug 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 1

15:00 York

Johannes Brahms

9st 2lb

J: Ryan Moore

T: A P O’Brien

in touch with leaders, headway towards near side 2f out, went second and pressed leader over 1f out, intimidated by rival inside final furlong, kept on

9/4

2nd

12

(15)

21st Jun 2023

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 1

18:10 Ascot

Johannes Brahms

9st 5lb

J: Ryan Moore

T: A P O’Brien

200,000gns yearling who was sent off 5-6 for his Naas debut (6f, good to yielding) last month but was forced to battle hard to come out on top; form doesn't look anything special, but no surprise if he takes a big step forward from that and he's respected for stable that has won this race three times since 2015; middle draw could be an issue, however.

7/2

12/1

Form: 421175

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 0lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Unraced on soft/heavy; came up short in the Vintage but has progressive form otherwise; ran well off top weight in 7f nursery at the York Ebor festival last time; has frame possibilities on ratings.

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4th

10

(18)

14th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 6f 111y

Class 2

14:25 Doncaster

Soldiers Gold

9st 0lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Hugo Palmer

Unraced on soft/heavy; came up short in the Vintage but has progressive form otherwise; ran well off top weight in 7f nursery at the York Ebor festival last time; has frame possibilities on ratings.

12/1

5th

1

(10)

24th Aug 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

16:45 York

Soldiers Gold

9st 9lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Hugo Palmer

Improved again when comfortably winning a 6f Ascot nursery (good) last month; not up to the Group 2 Vintage at Glorious Goodwood on his first attempt at 7f but this is a more realistic assignment.

14/1

16/1

Form: 1061

Last run: 40 days

W: 8st 9lb

2 yo Filly

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

One of two runners for Amo Racing; took her record to 2-4 with a success in Newmarket nursery (6f, soft) last month; something to find on these terms but chance would improve if the ground is slow.

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6th

8

(1)

7th Oct 2023

Good

0m 5f 217y

Class 1

14:45 Redcar

Flaccianello

8st 11lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Richard Fahey

Winning her second nursery when edging home in a well-run race at Ayr (6f, good to soft) but she has her work cut out to reverse previous Doncaster placings with Dragon Leader; should give her running nonetheless.

9/2

12/1

Form: 6111

Last run: 6 days

W: 8st 11lb

2 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Justified favouritism in 1m AW novice race at Kempton last week, adding to his 7f wins (seller/novice) on good ground; improving sort who is now bidding for a four-timer; possibilities if he copes with drop in trip.

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13th

1

(13)

13th Oct 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

15:15 York

Lambert

9st 5lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: George Boughey

Concedes weight all round but has a solid profile, with three wins in a row in selling novice/races (7f/1m, good/AW) before fair sixth in Doncaster sales race (6.5f, soft) and good third on recent nursery debut at Newmarket (1m, good to firm); could be thereabouts.

10/1

3rd

3

(1)

28th Sep 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:25 Newmarket

Lambert

9st 8lb

J: Ryan Moore

T: George Boughey

Three wins in a row in selling/novice races (7f/1m, good/AW) before fair sixth in sales race at Doncaster (6.5f, soft) a fortnight ago; could have more to offer now back up in trip and Ryan Moore is booked on nursery debut.

5/1

6th

13

(13)

14th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 6f 111y

Class 2

14:25 Doncaster

Lambert

8st 11lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: George Boughey

Justified favouritism in 1m AW novice race at Kempton last week, adding to his 7f wins (seller/novice) on good ground; improving sort who is now bidding for a four-timer; possibilities if he copes with drop in trip.

12/1

25/1

Form: 3210

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 0lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Raced only on good to firm; recorded form figures of 321 at maiden/novice level; comfortably held in the York sales race won by Dragon Leader but may bounce back, given his earlier progress.

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5th

7

(2)

4th May 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 2

16:45 Newmarket

We Never Stop

8st 11lb

J: Shane Gray

T: Kevin Ryan

Hit his 2yo peak when winning a Pontefract novice (6f, good to firm) in midsummer but didn't make much of an impact in sales races at York and Doncaster afterwards; now reappears in a warm handicap; others preferred.

25/1

7th

12

(4)

14th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 6f 111y

Class 2

14:25 Doncaster

We Never Stop

9st 0lb

J: Shane Gray

T: Kevin Ryan

Raced only on good to firm; recorded form figures of 321 at maiden/novice level; comfortably held in the York sales race won by Dragon Leader but may bounce back, given his earlier progress.

25/1

18th

5

(7)

24th Aug 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 2

14:25 York

We Never Stop

9st 7lb

J: Shane Gray

T: Kevin Ryan

Twice placed over C&D and he was reversing placings with Twilight Romance when narrowly getting the better of that rival at Pontefract (6f, good to firm), albeit in receipt of 4lb; these terms are tougher but he's one of the few in here with Group-race entries.

14/1

OUR TIP

33/1

Form: 220

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 4lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Runner-up in both novice starts and may go on better at the right level; however, came up well short in the York contest won by Dragon Leader and can be opposed in this similar event.

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6th

4

(1)

9th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 127y

Class 2

14:35 Chester

Grey Cuban

9st 2lb

J: William Buick

T: Hugo Palmer

walked to post

4/1

1st

7

(7)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 5

18:10 Wolverhampton (AW)

Grey Cuban

9st 2lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Hugo Palmer

took keen hold, prominent, disputed lead after 1f, led clearly 3f out, pushed along and went clear 2f out, ridden and hung left but went further clear inside final furlong, eased towards finish

5/2

3rd

17

(12)

13th Oct 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

15:15 York

Grey Cuban

8st 10lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Hugo Palmer

Runner-up on first two starts (6f, good to soft) and perhaps unsuited by fast ground in 6f sales race here next time; caught the eye when keeping on for eighth in sales race at Doncaster (6.5f, soft) last month, having been denied a clear run, and he's a strong candidate if conditions suit.

13/2

Form: 63

Last run: 19 days

W: 8st 9lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Midfield in Glorious Goodwood maiden (7f) then finished 5l third at Newmarket (6f); has some ability but not enough for this level; lots to find on bare form.

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6th

12

(11)

9th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

19:30 Southwell (AW)

Imperial Express

8st 13lb

J: Callum Hutchinson

T: Andrew Balding

Showed ability in four starts last year, her best effort when third of ten in a Kempton novice (7f, Polytrack) in November; shortlisted on return from 160 days off with stable going well.

4/1

10th
1 (10)
Balon DOr

25/1

Form: 324676

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 4lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Creditable sixth, one place behind stablemate Soldier's Gold, in 7f nursery at the York Ebor festival but is now 0-6 since debut win and limitations look exposed; tough task on these terms.

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9th

2

(2)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 1y

Class 4

17:00 Lingfield (AW)

Balon DOr

9st 8lb

J: Harry Davies

T: Hugo Palmer

0-12 since winning Musselburgh debut last April and he beat only one rival in C&D handicap latest; takes a big drop back in grade but he's hard to predict and others are more convincing; first-time visor replaces cheekpieces.

16/1

11th

12

(9)

1st Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 1y

Class 2

14:37 Lingfield (AW)

Balon DOr

8st 3lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: Hugo Palmer

Beaten 11 times since his winning debut at Musselburgh last April; he's run to a fair level in all three AW runs this winter but more will be needed to take this; tongue-tie now joins the cheekpieces.

20/1

3rd

3

(2)

8th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 4

18:05 Newcastle (AW)

Balon DOr

9st 7lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Hugo Palmer

0-10 since his successful debut last April, though he has run creditably in defeat lately as when fourth of seven at Lingfield (6f, Polytrack; first start since being gelded) last month (third has won since); cheekpieces given a go and return to 5f shouldn't be an issue, but others are more persuasive.

15/2

16/1

Form: 22

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 11lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Solid second in 7f contests at Newmarket (behind a subsequent scorer) and Chelmsford (AW; clear of remainder); looks a winner waiting to happen and is interesting despite going into deeper waters.

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7th

10

(8)

4th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

17:15 Newmarket

Run Boy Run

9st 4lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: Richard Spencer

dwelt start, took keen hold, in rear towards far side

16/1

7th

12

(14)

18th Apr 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 2

13:50 Newmarket

Run Boy Run

8st 13lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Richard Spencer

Gelded prior to taking advantage of a good opportunity in weak maiden at Newcastle (6f, AW) on seasonal debut; that form is far from compelling; unlikely to follow up in this much stronger race.

25/1

33/1

Form: 423231

Last run: 27 days

W: 9st 0lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Consistent colt who opened his account in Newmarket novice event (7f, good to firm) last month, taking form figures to 423231; however, ratings suggest he's unlikely to follow up.

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1st

12

(4)

16th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:20 Newmarket

Watcha Matey

9st 3lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Hugo Palmer

Ran seven times during last year's 2yo campaign, running well far more often than not and posting a 7f novice win; gelded since; however, he needs to be better than ever to land this competitive handicap on his comeback.

20/1

12th

11

(5)

14th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 6f 111y

Class 2

14:25 Doncaster

Watcha Matey

9st 0lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Hugo Palmer

Consistent colt who opened his account in Newmarket novice event (7f, good to firm) last month, taking form figures to 423231; however, ratings suggest he's unlikely to follow up.

33/1

Form: 033

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Finished third at Brighton and Leicester last month, both over 7f on good to firm; now qualified for nurseries but comes to this tougher scenario instead and has a lot to find on ratings.

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2nd

1

(8)

12th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

16:25 Chelmsford (AW)

Al Shabab

9st 7lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Andrew Balding

led, faced challenge 2f out, headed inside final furlong, no extra towards finish

6/4

13th

6

(8)

14th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 6f 111y

Class 2

14:25 Doncaster

Al Shabab

9st 2lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Andrew Balding

Finished third at Brighton and Leicester last month, both over 7f on good to firm; now qualified for nurseries but comes to this tougher scenario instead and has a lot to find on ratings.

50/1

3rd

1

(1)

23rd Aug 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

18:02 Leicester

Al Shabab

9st 7lb

J: P J McDonald

T: Andrew Balding

Didn't live up to market expectations on his 6f Newbury debut but he looked more streetwise when third of eight at Brighton (7f, good to firm) two weeks ago; that was promising behind an odds-on rival and he's open to more progress.

7/2

14th
9 (12)
Vantheman

25/1

Form: 315

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Outran his 40-1 odds in similar event at the York Ebor festival, though finished 6l behind Dragon Leader and is now worse off with that rival; may again pick up prize-money without winning.

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1st

3

(1)

3rd May 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 4

18:10 Newcastle (AW)

Vantheman

9st 6lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Kevin Ryan

Both starts after winning an Ayr maiden (6f, good to soft) last July came in the big sales races at York and Doncaster, finishing fifth of 22 on the first occasion; makes his AW/handicap debut after eight months off having been gelded in the meantime; half-brother to a C&D winner and market support would be significant.

5/1

14th

9

(12)

14th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 6f 111y

Class 2

14:25 Doncaster

Vantheman

9st 2lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: Kevin Ryan

Outran his 40-1 odds in similar event at the York Ebor festival, though finished 6l behind Dragon Leader and is now worse off with that rival; may again pick up prize-money without winning.

25/1

9/1

Form: 1365

Last run: 47 days

W: 8st 6lb

2 yo Filly

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Won at Redcar (soft) in the spring; fairly useful RPRs at Listed/Group level since, the peak one achieved in the Albany at Royal Ascot where she finished sixth; place possibilities off bottom weight.

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7th

8

(11)

3rd Nov 2023

Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 1

12:50 Newmarket

Komat

9st 2lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: Dominic Ffrench Davis

Disappointing in sales race at Doncaster (6.5f, soft) in September but lost her right-hind shoe; showed promise on soft/very soft ground in the spring before respectable summer efforts in two Group 3 races (6f, good to firm/good), and no surprise if she bounces back with a big performance.

25/1

15th

18

(15)

14th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 6f 111y

Class 2

14:25 Doncaster

Komat

8st 6lb

J: J F Egan

T: Dominic Ffrench Davis

Won at Redcar (soft) in the spring; fairly useful RPRs at Listed/Group level since, the peak one achieved in the Albany at Royal Ascot where she finished sixth; place possibilities off bottom weight.

9/1

Form: 63

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Placed at Chelmsford (7f, AW) on second novice run, though was 3l behind Run Boy Run and is now worse off with that opponent; well down this pack on bare figures.

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5th

7

(2)

9th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 127y

Class 2

14:35 Chester

Celtic Warrior

8st 9lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Andrew Balding

Progressive results on AW, most recently winning a Kempton maiden (7f) by narrow margin; hit with a 4lb rise in his mark and has something to prove in this useful handicap back on turf.

7/1

1st

4

(3)

3rd Apr 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

18:30 Kempton (AW)

Celtic Warrior

9st 2lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Andrew Balding

led, headed over 1f out, soon rallied and, ridden inside final furlong, led again inside final furlong, kept on

2/1

Form: 25 BF

Last run: 47 days

W: 9st 4lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Unplaced favourite in Ascot maiden when last seen but that form is working out well and he remains open to improvement; whether he's up to winning this warm prize is a different matter.

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3rd

14

(6)

4th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

17:15 Newmarket

Kodiac Thriller

9st 3lb

J: William Buick

T: Charles Hills

led towards far side, headed 3f out, edged left but rallied from 2f out, no extra and lost second final 110yds

10/1

1st

1

(3)

23rd Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 1y

Class 5

12:15 Lingfield (AW)

Kodiac Thriller

9st 7lb

J: William Cox

T: Charles Hills

made all and set steady pace, pushed along and quickened over 1f out, ridden 1f out, kept on, always doing enough

7/4

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Payout
Exacta £414.00
Straight Forecast £264.10
Trifecta £1497.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Dragon Leader

TOPSPEED:

Johannes Brahms

Telegraph:

Kodiac Thriller

The Star:

Room Service

NEWMARKET:

Lambert

The Times:

Komat

POSTDATA:

Johannes Brahms

Daily Record:

Johannes Brahms

RP RATINGS:

Dragon Leader

LAMBOURN:

Dragon Leader

The Guardian:

Dragon Leader

Daily Mail:

Dragon Leader

D Express:

Dragon Leader

Daily Mirror:

Dragon Leader

The Sun:

Dragon Leader