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16:10 Newbury

Good To Soft

Dubai Duty Free Cup Stakes (Listed Race)

  • Prize money: £22684
  • 0m 7f 0y
  • Class 1
  • 7 runners
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Dubai Duty Free Cup Stakes (Listed Race)

Runners: 7 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

12/1 (Won)

  • Win: £13.90
  • Place: £3.10

Form: 210022

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

5yo who has been in top form the last twice, finishing second in handicaps over C&D (good to soft) and at Ascot (7f, good to firm); has something to find with the pick of these but it's a big positive that he's in excellent heart and he's not ruled out.

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2nd

1

(11)

7th Oct 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

15:35 Ascot

Popmaster

9st 13lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: Ed Walker

Respectable record at Ascot includes a close second to Quinault on penultimate start (7f, good to firm); bagged Listed honours at Newbury (7f, soft) later in September and holds leading claims under a 6lb penalty back here; future mark is 3lb higher.

15/2

1st

4

(4)

22nd Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 1

16:10 Newbury

Popmaster

9st 4lb

J: Ross Coakley

T: Ed Walker

5yo who has been in top form the last twice, finishing second in handicaps over C&D (good to soft) and at Ascot (7f, good to firm); has something to find with the pick of these but it's a big positive that he's in excellent heart and he's not ruled out.

12/1

OUR TIP

11/10

  • Place: £1.30

Form: /1-424 D

Last run: 51 days

W: 9st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 113

Form & Verdict

Listed winner (7f, soft) on sole outing last year and Group 2 runner-up at Ascot (1m, good to soft) in July on second start back from an absence; respectable fourth of five in Group 1 Sussex Stakes (1m, soft) at Glorious Goodwood and holds leading claims now back down in grade.

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2nd

1

(7)

22nd Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 1

16:10 Newbury

Aldaary

9st 4lb

J: Jim Crowley

T: William Haggas

Listed winner (7f, soft) on sole outing last year and Group 2 runner-up at Ascot (1m, good to soft) in July on second start back from an absence; respectable fourth of five in Group 1 Sussex Stakes (1m, soft) at Glorious Goodwood and holds leading claims now back down in grade.

11/10

4th

1

(2)

2nd Aug 2023

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 1

15:35 Goodwood

Aldaary

9st 10lb

J: Jim Crowley

T: William Haggas

pulled hard, in touch with leaders, raced in last halfway, some headway on far side of group 2f out, no extra from over 1f out, went fourth inside final furlong

10/1

Form: -51358 D

Last run: 49 days

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Improved form when easily winning Leicester handicap (1m, soft) in April and fair third of six in Haydock Listed race (7f, good to soft) in May; endured trouble in running when creditable eighth in Golden Mile Handicap at Glorious Goodwood (1m, soft) and could be involved now back in a Listed race.

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6th

1

(9)

6th Dec 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 1

19:30 Kempton (AW)

Al Mubhir

9st 6lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: William Haggas

Has won a maiden and two handicaps (at 1m); not his first placing at Listed level when a 3l third at Saint-Cloud (heavy) 19 days ago and has each-way claims in the new cheekpieces; AW debut.

5/1

9th

5

(23)

21st Oct 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 2

16:25 Ascot

Al Mubhir

9st 7lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: William Haggas

Relished 1m on heavy ground on final 3yo start, looking better the further he went at Haydock; didn't run up to market expectations on return behind Migration in the Lincoln but added another wide-margin win in April and looked to have more to offer in handicaps when hampered in the big race at Glorious Goodwood in August on latest run at 1m; can go well.

10/1

3rd

2

(3)

22nd Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 1

16:10 Newbury

Al Mubhir

9st 4lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: William Haggas

Improved form when easily winning Leicester handicap (1m, soft) in April and fair third of six in Haydock Listed race (7f, good to soft) in May; endured trouble in running when creditable eighth in Golden Mile Handicap at Glorious Goodwood (1m, soft) and could be involved now back in a Listed race.

9/2

Form: -57466 D

Last run: 34 days

W: 9st 4lb

6 yo Horse

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Spanish-trained 6yo whose career highlight came when winning Group 2 at Baden-Baden in 2021; however, his form at Meydan earlier this year, and in two British starts in the summer, suggests he may be a shade vulnerable.

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4th

5

(6)

22nd Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 1

16:10 Newbury

Rodaballo

9st 4lb

J: Jamie Spencer

T: G Arizkorreta Elosegui

Spanish-trained 6yo whose career highlight came when winning Group 2 at Baden-Baden in 2021; however, his form at Meydan earlier this year, and in two British starts in the summer, suggests he may be a shade vulnerable.

16/1

6th

5

(2)

19th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 1

15:35 Newbury

Rodaballo

9st 8lb

J: Neil Callan

T: G Arizkorreta Elosegui

Spanish-trained 6yo whose career highlight came when winning Group 2 at Baden-Baden in 2021; however, his form at Meydan earlier this year, and in a handicap at Ascot three weeks ago, suggests he's vulnerable here.

33/1

6th

1

(6)

29th Jul 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 2

16:50 Ascot

Rodaballo

10st 2lb

J: Jamie Spencer

T: G Arizkorreta Elosegui

Spanish-trained contender; enjoyed his finest hour when winning German Group 2 (1m, good to soft) in September 2021 and performed respectably in three runs in Dubai early this year; bit to prove on British/handicap debut but Jamie Spencer is a good booking over the straight mile here.

14/1

5/1

Form: 329104 CD

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Highly progressive in handicaps, winning the Bunbury Cup at Newmarket (7f, good to soft) with something to spare in July, and he was a fair fourth of five in a Group 2 at Doncaster (7f, soft) last Saturday; that looked a hot race and this C&D winner is respected now tackling a Listed contest.

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16th

2

(8)

7th Oct 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

15:35 Ascot

Biggles

9st 12lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Ralph Beckett

Below par at Group/Listed level the last twice; has a largely productive record in 7f handicaps, notably a good second in the Victoria Cup here (soft) in May and success in the Bunbury Cup at Newmarket (good to soft) in July; not dismissed back in similar scenario.

12/1

5th

3

(2)

22nd Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 1

16:10 Newbury

Biggles

9st 4lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Ralph Beckett

Highly progressive in handicaps, winning the Bunbury Cup at Newmarket (7f, good to soft) with something to spare in July, and he was a fair fourth of five in a Group 2 at Doncaster (7f, soft) last Saturday; that looked a hot race and this C&D winner is respected now tackling a Listed contest.

5/1

Form: 25-004 C

Last run: 26 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Won her maiden here in 2021 and showed improved form when fourth of six in French Group 3 (6f, soft) last month on second start since rejoining this yard; however, she needs to take another step forward to win this.

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6th

8

(5)

22nd Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 1

16:10 Newbury

American Kestrel

8st 13lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: David Menuisier

Won her maiden here in 2021 and showed improved form when fourth of six in French Group 3 (6f, soft) last month on second start since rejoining this yard; however, she needs to take another step forward to win this.

20/1

12th

1

(5)

2nd Aug 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 1

14:25 Goodwood

American Kestrel

9st 5lb

J: Christophe Soumillon

T: David Menuisier

Winner on heavy as 2yo for Richard Hannon; two runs in Listed races in France last autumn when trained by David Menuisier, on first occasion beaten a nose over this trip on very soft ground; not discredited when hooded at 33-1 this May on sole run for Joseph O'Brien (she's rejoined Menuisier since) but none of her form matches up to this task.

40/1

10th

5

(4)

21st May 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

15:15 Naas

American Kestrel

9st 6lb

J: Dylan Browne McMonagle

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Winner at two for Richard Hannon; two runs in Listed races in France when trained by David Menuisier last season; went close in the first of them, over this trip on very soft ground at Saint-Cloud; hooded for Irish debut.

12/1

16/1

Form: 369665 C

Last run: 41 days

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 101

Form & Verdict

Listed winner at Kempton (1m, AW) last November and he's run respectably in 1m handicaps the last twice (soft/good); however, he needs to raise his game if he's to bag a second Listed win today.

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7th

6

(1)

22nd Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 1

16:10 Newbury

The Wizard Of Eye

9st 4lb

J: David Egan

T: J S Moore

Listed winner at Kempton (1m, AW) last November and he's run respectably in 1m handicaps the last twice (soft/good); however, he needs to raise his game if he's to bag a second Listed win today.

16/1

5th

1

(7)

12th Aug 2023

Soft

0m 7f 213y

Class 2

15:20 Ascot

The Wizard Of Eye

9st 12lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: J S Moore

Can lead; ran a cracker when going close in a Group 3 at Goodwood (1m, good to firm) last July; best efforts since have been on AW but he showed enough when sixth of 20 at Goodwood (1m, soft) last week to be given a second look.

8/1

6th

4

(6)

4th Aug 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

Class 2

15:00 Goodwood

The Wizard Of Eye

9st 10lb

J: David Egan

T: J S Moore

Often leads; ran a cracker when going close in a Group 3 over C&D last July but nearly always kept to good or quicker ground these days and this big-field handicap is a new experiment for him.

12/1

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Payout
Exacta £293.00
Straight Forecast £215.10
Trifecta £896.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Aldaary

TOPSPEED:

Biggles

NEWMARKET:

Al Mubhir

LAMBOURN:

The Wizard Of Eye

The Sun:

Al Mubhir

RP RATINGS:

Aldaary

POSTDATA:

Aldaary

The Times:

Aldaary

Telegraph:

Aldaary

The Guardian:

Aldaary

Daily Mail:

Aldaary

The Star:

Aldaary

Daily Record:

Aldaary

D Express:

Biggles

Daily Mirror:

Biggles