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Travis Perkins Handicap

  • Prize money: £5234
  • 0m 7f 33y
  • Class 4
  • 9 runners
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Travis Perkins Handicap

Runners: 9 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

11/4 (Won)

  • Win: £4.50
  • Place: £1.50

Form: 264965 C

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Dual sprint winner who was trying 7f for the first time when 3l away at Thirsk (good); came from a long way off the pace and may have to again if dropped in from a wide draw.

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

6th

9

(13)

10th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

19:15 Ripon

Showtime Mahomes

8st 13lb

J: Sam James

T: Grant Tuer

midfield towards near side

8/1

5th

1

(7)

30th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 5

19:25 Catterick

Showtime Mahomes

9st 9lb

J: Harrison Shaw

T: Grant Tuer

Largely consistent last season, and was a winner over today's trip at Musselburgh (good to soft) in September; made quite pleasing reappearance over 6f on AW last month and current mark is workable; one to consider.

7/2

5th

8

(9)

28th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 4

20:30 Southwell (AW)

Showtime Mahomes

9st 2lb

J: Sam James

T: Grant Tuer

dwelt start, in rear

7/1

25/1

  • Place: £3.80

Form: 723180 CD

Last run: 17 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Had been running well but has finished right out the back in 7f handicaps here the last twice.

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6th

2

(3)

3rd Oct 2023

Soft

0m 7f 50y

Class 6

16:32 Ayr

Monhammer

10st 0lb

J: David Allan

T: Linda Perratt

Acts on good to soft (unraced on slower); beaten favourite in similar event over C&D 12 days ago but wasn't disgraced on form; worthy of respect, having won a division of this contest (off 5lb lower) last year.

8/1

88

22nd Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 2

15:25 Ayr

Monhammer

8st 4lb

T: Linda Perratt

20/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 073027 CD

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 8lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Multiple winner but up and down these days; helped set the pace when well beaten at Chester on Friday (5.05).

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2nd

1

(12)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 6y

Class 5

14:52 Catterick

Muntadab

9st 13lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: Roger Fell & Sean Murray

started quickly, led, switched left on turn 4f out, edged right towards near side over 2f out, pushed along against near rail over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, kept on inside final 110yds, no match for winner

4/1

2nd

7

(4)

28th Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 6y

Class 4

17:28 Doncaster

Muntadab

9st 8lb

J: Ben Curtis

T: Roger Fell & Sean Murray

led, headed over 1f out, no extra final 110yds

12/1

4th

1

(4)

12th Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 50y

Class 5

16:30 Ayr

Muntadab

10st 2lb

J: Jonny Peate

T: Roger Fell & Sean Murray

11yo who returned to form when third off this mark at Musselburgh (7f, good to soft) last month; also effective on soft ground; patchy profile this year and he likes Musselburgh, but he's not ruled out.

8/1

OUR TIP

Form: 643233 D

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 12lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Hasn't won for over a year but on a reasonable mark and continues to give a good account; has won on soft.

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16th

11

(12)

27th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 6f 2y

Class 3

18:40 Doncaster

Ascot Adventure

9st 4lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: David O’Meara

ducked left start, midfield

6/1

3rd

1

(2)

24th Mar 2024

Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 4

16:15 Doncaster

Ascot Adventure

9st 9lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: David O’Meara

Has won over 7f (on good going) but taxing conditions may stretch him returned to this trip, as was the case in this race 12 months ago (faded into fifth); last win came over 6f.

5/1

12th

6

(8)

3rd Nov 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

15:05 Newcastle (AW)

Ascot Adventure

9st 5lb

J: David Nolan

T: David O’Meara

prominent, pressed leader over 2f out, weakened from over 1f out

8/1

Form: 664931 CD

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Had been sprinting but back over 7f the last twice and finally exploited his reduced mark at Ayr (good); only 2lb higher than for that neck success and softening ground would be fine.

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3rd

5

(8)

5th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 68y

Class 5

16:23 Hamilton

Black Friday

9st 2lb

J: Paddy Mathers

T: R Mike Smith

Hold-up performer who hails from an in-form stable; these conditions suit and was a creditable fourth at Musselburgh on reappearance (1m, good to soft, lost a hind shoe); a possible but has never run to his best here.

13/2

4th

7

(7)

21st Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 2y

Class 5

16:45 Musselburgh

Black Friday

9st 8lb

J: Paddy Mathers

T: R Mike Smith

All wins at up to 7f but has bits of 1m form; the 9yo has an unimpressive strike-rate since 2021 and, back from a layoff, does not look the percentage call.

12/1

6th

6

(6)

3rd Oct 2023

Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

17:07 Ayr

Black Friday

9st 3lb

J: Paddy Mathers

T: R Mike Smith

Ran well over 1m last time but better known for his form over shorter, from 5f to 7f (including on soft); running well and on a competitive mark.

7/1

8/1

Form: 812020 D

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Only win came over this trip on fast ground in July (off 7lb lower); couple of good runs since and due another after last time (inconsistent); unproven on slow ground.

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9th

5

(5)

11th May 2024

Good

0m 6f 212y

Class 4

14:45 Haydock

Craven

9st 6lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: Richard Fahey

Sole win came over this far at Leicester last July (good to firm) and he held his form well for the most part afterwards; nothing wrong with his mark if ready to rock after a break.

14/1

8th

4

(5)

25th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 4

16:45 Wolverhampton (AW)

Craven

9st 9lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Richard Fahey

awkward start and hampered start, in rear throughout, never on terms

8/1

4/1

Form: 211145 D

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Three consecutive wins this summer (6f-7f; good and good to firm); back to near best last time but rain isn't welcomed.

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10th

2

(6)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

20:10 Newcastle (AW)

Novak

9st 9lb

J: William Pyle

T: Iain Jardine

dwelt start, took keen hold, in touch with leaders, prominent after 2f, lost ground quickly over 1f out

5/1

4th

3

(7)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:00 Newcastle (AW)

Novak

9st 10lb

J: William Pyle

T: Iain Jardine

No problem with a stiff 6f and there have been several good runs since returning to AW last October; could prove better drawn today than has been the case of late and he's one to consider.

9/2

4th

4

(4)

3rd Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

20:30 Newcastle (AW)

Novak

9st 7lb

J: William Pyle

T: Iain Jardine

C&D winner winner who went close at Southwell in December and was a good third at Wolverhampton next time; however, his form has dipped with sixth-place finishes over C&D the last twice and he needs to raise his game.

12/1

25/1

Form: 432430 D

Last run: 54 days

W: 8st 8lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

The last of his 13 wins was over 7f (soft) last May so conditions could come in his favour; debut for this yard over 6f was ordinary, mind.

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12th

11

(1)

4th Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

19:40 Newcastle (AW)

Chookie Dunedin

9st 1lb

J: Jason Hart

T: R Mike Smith

Has 13 wins on his CV but last success was in May 2022 and he's struggled in five runs for his current yard since July; hard to recommend.

40/1

10th

10

(3)

15th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

20:00 Southwell (AW)

Chookie Dunedin

9st 3lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: R Mike Smith

slowly away, lost many lengths start

12/1

8th

7

(1)

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

0m 5f 7y

Class 5

17:10 Hamilton

Chookie Dunedin

8st 10lb

J: David Egan

T: R Mike Smith

midfield towards far side, weakened over 1f out

25/1

9th
8 (7)
Bowood

50/1

Form: 976

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

Has finished closer in each of his qualifying runs and could take a further step forward now handicapping; latest RPR bodes well with a view to this initial mark.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

2

(8)

5th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

18:30 Southwell (AW)

Bowood

9st 9lb

J: Phil Dennis

T: Katie Scott

Maiden after 12 starts whose mark has hardly shifted since early December, thanks to a series of solid efforts at 7f on Tapeta; seemed to stay the extended 1m at Wolverhampton ten days ago but needs something extra back at 7f against some likely types.

16/1

0

6

(1)

26th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 5

17:45 Wolverhampton (AW)

Bowood

9st 6lb

J: William Pyle

T: Katie Scott

11-race maiden but he's been banging at the door and he was only beaten by two rivals who received more cover from the strong wind at Newcastle last week; stamina for this trip has to be taken on trust.

5/1

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Payout
Exacta £507.00
Straight Forecast £521.50
Tricast £3112.50
Trifecta £3266.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Ascot Adventure

TOPSPEED:

Showtime Mahomes

Daily Mail:

Black Friday

The Times:

Craven

Telegraph:

Novak

Daily Mirror:

Muntadab

POSTDATA:

Showtime Mahomes

D Express:

Showtime Mahomes

RP RATINGS:

Ascot Adventure

The Guardian:

Ascot Adventure

Daily Record:

Ascot Adventure

The Sun:

Black Friday

The Star:

Black Friday