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At The Races App Expert Tips Handicap (Div II)

  • Prize money: £3245.08
  • 1m 1f 104y
  • Class 6
  • 11 runners
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At The Races App Expert Tips Handicap (Div II)

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Partly cloudy

12/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.50
  • Place: £2.40

Form: 698

Last run: 42 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Triple-figure prices and well beaten in three sprints during the summer; can only be considered if the market speaks his way going right up in trip (dam produced a useful Irish stayer).

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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

18th

14

21st Mar 2024

Soft To Heavy

2m 0f 150y

14:23 Cork

Someones Wish

11st 7lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

Dual winner on AW in Britain last year but tailed off in two maiden hurdles since and best watched for now.

33/1

11th

10

2nd Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:35 Navan

Someones Wish

11st 7lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

Won back-to-back over middle distances on the Flat for Robert Eddery; beaten a huge distance when tailed off at Gowran on yard debut on this sort of ground; 80-1 that day and probably best watched for now.

7/1

10th

12

17th Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

13:42 Gowran Park

Someones Wish

11st 7lb

J: Sam Ewing

T: Gordon Elliott

Improved for the step up from spirit distances after going handicapping, winning two low-level AW events at around 1m2f, at Wolverhampton and Lingfield; concerning that he ran poorly on the two occasions he encountered soft ground.

16/1

12/1

  • Place: £2.10

Form: 262868

Last run: 68 days

W: 9st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 46

Form & Verdict

Almost two years since his sole win but his record over C&D reads 33652222; resumes from a ten-week break on a fair mark but he'll need to be in better form than he was in the summer.

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6th

9

(8)

2nd Apr 2024

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1m 1f 104y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Captain St Lucifer

9st 0lb

J: William Carver

T: Suzzanne France

Placed over C&D on two of his last five appearances but has become wildly inconsistent and his only was from 37 starts was in 2021.

25/1

7th

12

(7)

29th Jan 2024

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1m 1f 104y

Class 6

16:50 Wolverhampton (AW)

Captain St Lucifer

9st 3lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Suzzanne France

Placed in C&D classified race last time; has a good chance on plenty of handicap form but his poor strike-rate (1-36) is the negative; the win came in 2021.

12/1

3rd

2

(5)

2nd Jan 2024

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1m 1f 104y

Class 6

17:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Captain St Lucifer

9st 9lb

J: William Carver

T: Suzzanne France

Infrequent winner but his last five runs over today's C&D have seen him finish second on each occasion; more likely to give his running than most of these.

8/1

6/1

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 699477

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Ex-Roger Varian maiden who's regressed sharply this year and is still to finish placed in a handicap; did a bit better for the cheekpieces coming off last time, though, and has Oisin Murphy up (1-10 for the yard, who might be in better form).

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Verdict Starting price

6th

8

(2)

12th Apr 2024

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1m 6f 21y

Class 6

18:30 Southwell (AW)

Casa Luna

9st 4lb

J: David Probert

T: Philip Kirby

midfield

5/1

1st

8

(6)

4th Apr 2024

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1m 5f 219y

Class 6

16:55 Wolverhampton (AW)

Casa Luna

9st 0lb

J: David Probert

T: Philip Kirby

Longstanding maiden who finished behind Black Smoke and Virtual Hug over C&D last time; that wait for a win will probably go on.

12/1

4th

12

(3)

15th Mar 2024

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1m 5f 219y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Casa Luna

9st 0lb

J: Aidan Keeley

T: Philip Kirby

slowly away, in rear, headway into midfield after 1f

10/1

Form: 470570

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Needs to improve on recent efforts, given a second try in cheekpieces (well held the other occasion), but he's much lower in the weights than when not beaten far over C&D in the spring; possibilities.

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3rd

12

(11)

13th Nov 2023

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1m 0f 142y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Zakram

9st 3lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: David O’Meara

Exposed 3yo whose record is only 1-26; however, he's currently in a consistent vein of form and went down by only a neck at Lingfield (1m, AW) eight days ago; has a fighting chance off same mark.

6/1

2nd

7

(3)

5th Nov 2023

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1m 0f 1y

Class 6

12:25 Lingfield (AW)

Zakram

9st 1lb

J: David Probert

T: David O’Meara

Sole win (25 races) was in July 2022 over 7f here; consistent in recent outings, runner-up to Neptune Legend over C&D last time, and has a cracking each-way chance once again.

11/4

5th
7 (13)
Darker

5/1

Form: 674403

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 3lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Looked worth another try over further last time but hasn't seen it out in two starts at beyond 1m and stall 13 won't help conserve stamina; is a regressive maiden either way.

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3rd

12

(12)

8th Apr 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 6

16:50 Newcastle (AW)

Darker

9st 0lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Ruth Carr

held up in rear, headway when hung left over 1f out, kept on and went third towards finish

14/1

6th

3

(3)

18th Mar 2024

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1m 0f 5y

Class 6

20:00 Newcastle (AW)

Darker

9st 9lb

J: Christian Howarth

T: Ruth Carr

16-race maiden; has snippets of low-level form that give him a place squeak but absent since a poor run at Chelmsford last October.

10/1

12th

12

(7)

19th Oct 2023

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1m 0f 0y

Class 6

18:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Darker

9st 0lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Ruth Carr

15-race maiden but he was placed over C&D last month and wasn't beaten far when fifth at Newcastle last time; was strong at the finish in that race and has claims if this sets up for his closing style.

10/1

Form: 966-46

Last run: 32 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Limited maiden who's finished well held in two turf handicaps this summer; yard in decent nick but she needs to do better for the return to further on her Tapeta debut.

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12th

17

2nd Nov 2023

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1m 1f 104y

Class 6

15:55 Wolverhampton (AW)

Zalicia Fire

9st 1lb

T: Gary Harrison

Heavy ground perhaps not ideal three weeks ago but she went off 50-1 that day after some uninspiring runs for Robyn Brisland.

25/1

9th

10

(8)

12th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

17:05 Ayr

Zalicia Fire

8st 10lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: Gary Harrison

Lightly raced 3yo who has dropped down the weights, but she's hard to fancy on this year's evidence; has left Robyn Brisland since last start.

33/1

6th

5

(12)

25th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Zalicia Fire

9st 4lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Robyn Brisland

Limited maiden who's finished well held in two turf handicaps this summer; yard in decent nick but she needs to do better for the return to further on her Tapeta debut.

16/1

25/1

Form: 754300

Last run: 32 days

W: 9st 1lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Did her racing for Andrew Balding over shorter; again inclined to pull hard down to 1m last time and needs to be more amenable back on to the AW.

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7th

9

(5)

25th Sep 2023

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1m 1f 104y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Winnaretta

9st 1lb

J: Laura Pearson

T: Grace Harris

Did her racing for Andrew Balding over shorter; again inclined to pull hard down to 1m last time and needs to be more amenable back on to the AW.

25/1

10th

13

(2)

24th Aug 2023

Good

1m 0f 14y

Class 6

16:30 Chepstow

Winnaretta

8st 12lb

J: Connor Planas

T: Grace Harris

took keen hold, held up in rear, no impression from over 2f out

33/1

11th

11

(10)

4th Aug 2023

Good To Soft

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

19:35 Bath

Winnaretta

9st 4lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Grace Harris

Failed to progress for Andrew Balding; better last time, despite pulling hard, but was allowed her own way and this will be more about stamina upped in trip again; Ladypacksapunch is perhaps her yard's best shot.

20/1

Form: 020808

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 3lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Poor, inconsistent maiden who's been tried over 7f-2m without joy; has returned four poor efforts since almost springing a surprise in early summer and is hard to enthuse about.

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0

13

8th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

13:15 Warwick

Ballet Blanc

10st 7lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Richard Price

0-18 on the Flat and was pulled up on last month's hurdle debut (too free and saddle slipped); hood now fitted.

100/1

0

16

26th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 169y

Class 4

14:55 Ludlow

Ballet Blanc

10st 8lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Richard Price

0-18 on the Flat and has struggled to get seriously competitive off basement marks in recent months; makes no appeal on hurdling debut.

100/1

10th

7

(4)

7th Oct 2023

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1m 4f 51y

Class 6

16:55 Wolverhampton (AW)

Ballet Blanc

9st 3lb

J: Callum Hutchinson

T: Richard Price

Belied 50-1 odds when going close in 7f classified at Chepstow in June, her second run for Richard Price, and is also suited by 1m4f but her recent form is very uninspiring.

40/1

Form: 4-004

Last run: 42 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 46

Form & Verdict

92,000gns breeze-ups purchase last spring who was among the favourites on his 2yo debut; best effort yet on his C&D handicap debut, in tonight's headgear combination, six weeks ago gave something to build on.

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9th

10

(2)

25th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

All Inclusive

8st 12lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Mark Loughnane

92,000gns breeze-ups purchase last spring who was among the favourites on his 2yo debut; best effort yet on his C&D handicap debut, in tonight's headgear combination, six weeks ago gave something to build on.

6/1

4th

10

(1)

14th Aug 2023

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

14:25 Wolverhampton (AW)

All Inclusive

9st 0lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: Mark Loughnane

Has been beaten 12l or more in her three runs and latest was at a massive prices at this track (7f) in May; now switches to a handicap but she needs improvement on this step up in trip; headgear added.

16/1

10th

6

(6)

23rd May 2023

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0m 7f 36y

Class 5

15:10 Wolverhampton (AW)

All Inclusive

9st 4lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Mark Loughnane

Well backed when a remote fourth of seven on his Nottingham debut (6f, good to firm) last summer and, having been gelded, was beaten a long way on his Doncaster return (7f, soft) last month; looks one for handicaps after this.

66/1

OUR TIP

Form: 30-277 CD

Last run: 38 days

W: 9st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Won first time out last season and went close on comeback this time, so the short break looks in his favour; is a previous C&D winner too, so there are reasons for optimism.

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6th

9

(9)

23rd Mar 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

19:45 Wolverhampton (AW)

Tawtheef

8st 11lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: Patrick Chamings

towards rear

10/1

8th

9

(5)

11th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

16:27 Lingfield (AW)

Tawtheef

9st 2lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: Patrick Chamings

2-30 with the second win coming over C&D in May 2022; returned from three months off (had wind surgery for a second time) with a significant revival to be second in a C&D classified 18 days ago, hitting the front before mown down by this year's multiple scorer Destinado; firmly in the mix.

7/2

2nd

8

(4)

24th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

16:00 Lingfield (AW)

Tawtheef

9st 3lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: Patrick Chamings

towards rear

6/1

Form: 007-78

Last run: 27 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Related to winners, including the yard's useful Yorkshire Lady, but isn't up to much herself, finishing tailed off all five starts to date (7f-1m4f).

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Verdict Starting price

11th

13

(11)

25th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Y B Sober

8st 12lb

J: Shane Gray

T: Michael & David Easterby

Related to winners, including the yard's useful Yorkshire Lady, but isn't up to much herself, finishing tailed off all five starts to date (7f-1m4f).

33/1

8th

9

(6)

29th Aug 2023

Good

1m 4f 104y

Class 6

20:05 Musselburgh

Y B Sober

8st 2lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Michael & David Easterby

Hasn't finished within 17l of the winner in four starts over 7f-1m2f, the latest after ten months off; cheekpieces added for handicap debut, but she needs to improve plenty.

40/1

7th

9

(5)

10th Aug 2023

Soft

1m 2f 50y

Class 5

15:10 Nottingham

Y B Sober

8st 13lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Michael & David Easterby

Big prices and beaten a long way in three runs last backend; goes in a tongue-tie on comeback.

200/1

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Payout
Exacta £524.00
Straight Forecast £427.60
Tricast £1661.60
Trifecta £2765.00

Selections

The Guardian:

Casa Luna

Telegraph:

Tawtheef

SPOTLIGHT:

Opticality

The Star:

All Inclusive

The Times:

Winnaretta

Daily Mail:

Darker

POSTDATA:

Zakram

Daily Mirror:

Casa Luna

The Sun:

Casa Luna

RP RATINGS:

Opticality

D Express:

Tawtheef

Daily Record:

Tawtheef