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19:00 Kempton (AW)

Standard To Slow

Try Unibet’s New Acca Boosts Handicap (London Stayers’ Series Qualifier)

  • Prize money: £6280.8
  • 1m 7f 218y
  • Class 4
  • 8 runners
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Try Unibet’s New Acca Boosts Handicap (London Stayers’ Series Qualifier)

Runners: 8 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Showers

4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.50
  • Place: £1.60

Form: 21304

Last run: 35 days

W: 8st 10lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Seemed fine with the stiffer test (C&D) five weeks ago, despite her pedigree, and that effort has been well advertised since; is lightly raced and goes on the shortlist.

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2nd

5

(8)

10th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 7f 209y

Class 4

17:10 Ascot

Hedonista

9st 9lb

J: Joe Leavy

T: Ed Walker

midfield but in touch with leaders

7/2

1st

8

(3)

18th Sep 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 7f 218y

Class 4

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Hedonista

8st 10lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Ed Walker

Seemed fine with the stiffer test (C&D) five weeks ago, despite her pedigree, and that effort has been well advertised since; is lightly raced and goes on the shortlist.

4/1

4/1

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 1-4605 D BF

Last run: 9 days

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Went close here last September before two Chelmsford wins, latterly off this mark; came in for support back on Polytrack over C&D nine days ago, returning from a short break, and is one to consider for last year's successful yard.

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2nd

1

(6)

18th Sep 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 7f 218y

Class 4

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Mountain Road

10st 2lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: David Simcock

Went close here last September before two Chelmsford wins, latterly off this mark; came in for support back on Polytrack over C&D nine days ago, returning from a short break, and is one to consider for last year's successful yard.

4/1

5th

1

(1)

9th Sep 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 7f 218y

Class 4

16:00 Kempton (AW)

Mountain Road

10st 2lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: David Simcock

Made good strides last year once switched to Polytrack and raised in distance, winning at Chelmsford (2m/1m6f) on final two starts; reappearance was respectable but will need to run better than he has of late, last time making no impression in the Northumberland Plate.

7/1

16th

20

(1)

1st Jul 2023

Standard To Slow

2m 0f 56y

Class 2

14:05 Newcastle (AW)

Mountain Road

8st 5lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: David Simcock

Progressive last year after switched to Polytrack and upped in trip, winning at Chelmsford (2m/1m6f) on final two outings; shaped okay on 2023 reappearance but disappointing at Goodwood next time, both on turf; peak AW RPR makes this look a good mark, though.

33/1

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3/1

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 1751-1 C

Last run: 10 days

W: 10st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Finished last season on the up and picked up where he'd left off when overcoming a long absence here ten days ago (third course victory; allowed a soft lead); claims if seeing out the longer trip upped 4lb.

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9th

2

(2)

9th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 4

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Study The Stars

10st 1lb

J: Aidan Keeley

T: George Baker

pressed leader early, in touch with leaders after 2f

11/2

3rd

3

(7)

18th Sep 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 7f 218y

Class 4

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Study The Stars

10st 0lb

J: Neil Callan

T: George Baker

Finished last season on the up and picked up where he'd left off when overcoming a long absence here ten days ago (third course victory; allowed a soft lead); claims if seeing out the longer trip upped 4lb.

3/1

1st

1

(4)

8th Sep 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 5

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Study The Stars

10st 3lb

J: Neil Callan

T: George Baker

made all, set steady pace, increased tempo from over 2f out, drifted left over 1f out, kept on well inside final furlong

5/1

Form: 221457 CD

Last run: 13 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

C&D winner off this mark last winter who usually gives his running; wasn't at his best last time but boasts a better strike-rate on the AW than turf and enters calculations.

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6th

4

(1)

11th Apr 2024

Standard

2m 0f 102y

Class 5

16:50 Southwell (AW)

Pons Aelius

9st 9lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Charlie Johnston

A fairly useful 2m winner last summer but he's yet to fire in two runs this year, visored when coming in last of 12 at Lingfield (2m) 13 days ago; has a bit to prove.

11/1

12th

14

(1)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 7f 169y

Class 3

15:15 Lingfield (AW)

Pons Aelius

8st 13lb

J: Franny Norton

T: Charlie Johnston

Won under a prominent ride at Goodwood (2m, good to firm) last June but he's not finished closer than fourth in his eight runs since and was beaten 7l in Class 5 at Southwell last week; visor now goes on and he needs to raise his game

10/1

Form: 4232-5

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Plenty of near-misses under both codes to go with his sole win (Tapeta); said to have run in snatches when below market expectations back on the Flat last time (after four months off) and returns to cheekpieces from blinkers tonight.

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9th

6

24th Apr 2024

Good

2m 7f 174y

Class 4

14:35 Ludlow

Charles St

11st 8lb

J: Connor Brace

T: Fergal O’Brien

Stepped up to 2m4f at Market Rasen the last twice, winning in November (opened his hurdles account) but disappointing in January; rebound looks possible if he proves suited by going up further in distance.

12/1

4th

5

9th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 139y

Class 4

15:10 Market Rasen

Charles St

11st 8lb

J: Mr Tom Broughton

T: Fergal O’Brien

Consistent sort; has been second on six of his nine starts over hurdles, getting off the mark for today's rider in re-fitted blinkers on first run at this trip when scoring over C&D last time (good to soft); up 5lb; chance.

15/8

Form: 600-07

Last run: 40 days

W: 9st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Regressed for Ralph Beckett last year before being sold for 14,000gns; has been poor in two runs back for his new yard, hanging right on his first run at beyond 1m4f over C&D last time.

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13th

20

27th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 0f 11y

Class 4

12:30 Chepstow

Sky Power

11st 0lb

T: Robert Stephens

Useful in his pomp over middle distances on AW Flat but out of form this year, including tailed off in two novice hurdles last month.

100/1

7th

6

24th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 0f 11y

Class 4

13:40 Chepstow

Sky Power

11st 0lb

J: Robert Dunne

T: Robert Stephens

250-1 when a remote eighth at Kempton on his hurdle debut 11 days ago (2m, good); not easy to fancy.

66/1

8th

12

13th Nov 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

12:45 Kempton

Sky Power

11st 0lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Robert Stephens

Useful at up to 1m4f on the Flat in his prime, but became disappointing for Ralph Beckett last year and there was no revival for new stable this summer; makes hurdling debut; difficult to enthuse over.

66/1

Form: 600-70 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

String of poor efforts since last winning two summers ago and the handicapper has been slow to relent; has finished a remote last in two starts this term.

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7th

2

(8)

18th Sep 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 7f 218y

Class 4

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Nuits St Georges

10st 2lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: David Menuisier

String of poor efforts since last winning two summers ago and the handicapper has been slow to relent; has finished a remote last in two starts this term.

25/1

13th

2

(7)

31st Aug 2023

Standard

1m 4f 98y

Class 4

17:45 Newcastle (AW)

Nuits St Georges

9st 13lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: David Menuisier

took keen hold, midfield, headway and led after 4f, headed 3f out, dropped to rear and eased over 1f out

25/1

8/1

Form: 077030

Last run: 26 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Has been around a bit and only has a novice win to his name; this is a bit easier than he's used to, down another 2lb, but he was said to have stopped quickly when tailed off last time and has it to prove on his Polytrack debut.

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14th

10

(11)

10th May 2024

Good

2m 2f 140y

Class 2

16:15 Chester

Green Team

9st 0lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Ian Williams

Some useful form in 2022 and he's dropped down the weights; needs an upturn as he struggled to get competitive last year, including three 2m runs, and was always behind in last month's reappearance; tongue tied first time.

33/1

10th

12

(1)

23rd Apr 2024

Good

1m 4f 6y

Class 3

15:55 Epsom

Green Team

8st 5lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Ian Williams

Some useful form in 2021 and 2022, and he's dropped down the weights; has been gelded since his last run which might prompt an upturn in fortunes, but it needs to as he struggled to get competitive last year.

25/1

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Selections

POSTDATA:

Hedonista

SPOTLIGHT:

Mountain Road

Telegraph:

Study The Stars

Daily Mail:

Pons Aelius

TOPSPEED:

Green Team

The Times:

Hedonista

The Sun:

Hedonista

The Star:

Hedonista

RP RATINGS:

Mountain Road

NEWMARKET:

Mountain Road

D Express:

Pons Aelius

The Guardian:

Green Team

Daily Mirror:

Study The Stars

Daily Record:

Study The Stars