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14:50 Newmarket

Good To Firm

Turners Handicap

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  • 0m 7f 0y
  • Class 4
  • 5 runners
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Turners Handicap

Runners: 5 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly sunny

11/2 (Won)

  • Win: £3.50
  • Place: £1.90

Form: -55143 D BF

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 1lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Opened his account in 7f handicap on the other track here in June; respectable third over same C&D four weeks ago; in decent form but takes on two rivals who are firmly in the winning groove at present.

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

1st

4

(1)

23rd Sep 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

14:50 Newmarket

Ararat

9st 1lb

J: Jamie Spencer

T: David Simcock

prominent early, led against far rail after 1f

11/2

3rd

7

(7)

26th Aug 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 3

16:32 Newmarket (July)

Ararat

8st 11lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: David Simcock

prominent, hung right from over 1f out, weakened inside final 110yds, no match for first two

11/2

4th

9

(6)

1st Jul 2023

Good

0m 7f 1y

Class 2

15:42 Chester

Ararat

8st 4lb

J: Hayley Turner

T: David Simcock

Fifth in strong 6f Newmarket handicap on reappearance; slightly underwhelming when filling the same position at Haydock next time but firmly back on the up when making all at Newmarket (7f, good to firm) last weekend; 3lb rise is fair enough; should go well.

5/1

5/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: 414203

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Both wins at 6f; creditable third over the sharp 7f at Epsom (good to firm) last week but shaped as if he ideally needs a return to sprinting; perhaps again vulnerable to stronger finishers.

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

10th

2

(3)

11th May 2024

Good

0m 6f 212y

Class 4

14:45 Haydock

Magical Merlin

9st 8lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Harry Charlton

Dual 6f winner who was placed over 7f on his final two starts of last season without entirely convincing that this is his trip; might be stronger now as a 4yo and this mark shouldn't be beyond him.

4/1

2nd

2

(2)

23rd Sep 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

14:50 Newmarket

Magical Merlin

9st 3lb

J: David Probert

T: Harry & Roger Charlton

raced centre, prominent, switched to far side after 2f

5/1

Form: 077788

Last run: 9 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Listed winner at two and ran to a similar level on AW early this year (both 6f); not in anything like the same form since, including over 7f; well treated on best RPRs but major revival is required.

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

3rd

5

(3)

23rd Sep 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

14:50 Newmarket

Alpha Capture

8st 12lb

J: Jack Enright

T: William Haggas

prominent towards near side

8/1

8th

10

(11)

14th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 6f 2y

Class 4

13:15 Doncaster

Alpha Capture

9st 4lb

J: Jack Enright

T: William Haggas

Useful 2yo, just touched off in a sales race on this card before winning a York Listed (good to soft); turf form this year bears no resemblance but 23lb lower than on return to grass in July and perhaps discarding regular headgear will have a sweetening effect now down in grade.

8/1

8th

10

(7)

2nd Sep 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 3

13:50 Sandown

Alpha Capture

9st 2lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: William Haggas

6f 2yo Listed winner at York last October and he's well handicapped on that form; however, he's been a long way below that level this summer and a visor made little difference last time; plenty to prove.

11/1

15/8

Form: 258411 D

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Bids for a hat-trick, having won 7f handicaps on good ground at Yarmouth and Haydock the last twice, well on top at the finish under William Buick both times; may well improve further and commands respect in current form.

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

8th

3

(4)

11th May 2024

Good

0m 6f 212y

Class 4

14:45 Haydock

Red Maids

9st 7lb

J: Sean Levey

T: Mark Rimell

Won twice over this trip on good ground last summer (latterly here) but dropped her guard later on; can go well fresh but off a 7lb higher mark than for that last win she could be vulnerable.

9/1

OUR TIP

Form: -50111 D

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 10lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Ex-Irish 3yo who is 3-3 for new yard, the wins gained in 7f contests at sharp tracks on good ground; open to further progress and has clear possibilities if taking to this straight, galloping course.

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

9th

8

(9)

13th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 3

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Capital Guarantee

9st 5lb

J: Mark Winn

T: David O’Meara

Won his first three starts on turf (7f, good) after joining this yard in the summer, but disappointing when last of five at Newmarket (7f, good) in September; ran well a couple of times on the Dundalk Polytrack for his previous yard, but he needs to put that latest effort behind him.

10/1

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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Red Maids

The Times:

Capital Guarantee

POSTDATA:

Magical Merlin

RP RATINGS:

Ararat

Telegraph:

Capital Guarantee

The Guardian:

Capital Guarantee

NEWMARKET:

Ararat

TOPSPEED:

Red Maids

Daily Mail:

Red Maids

D Express:

Red Maids

The Star:

Red Maids

Daily Record:

Red Maids

Daily Mirror:

Magical Merlin

The Sun:

Magical Merlin