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Standard To Slow

Unibet More Extra Place Races Handicap (London Middle Distance Qualifier)

  • Prize money: £7731
  • 1m 2f 219y
  • Class 3
  • 13 runners
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Unibet More Extra Place Races Handicap (London Middle Distance Qualifier)

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Light rain

9/2 (Won)

  • Win: £2.75
  • Place: £1.30

Form: 3-41

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Smart form on sole 2yo start (1m2f, Tapeta); turned over on reappearance but made all in good style on Lingfield Polytrack since (1m4f; first-time blinkers, retained); promising type for handicaps; can improve.

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8th

11

(3)

13th Oct 2023

Good To Firm

1m 4f 0y

Class 2

15:35 Newmarket

Humanity

8st 9lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: John & Thady Gosden

midfield, brief headway 3f out, soon weakened, tailed off

11/4

1st

12

(12)

27th Sep 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 3

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Humanity

9st 4lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: John & Thady Gosden

Smart form on sole 2yo start (1m2f, Tapeta); turned over on reappearance but made all in good style on Lingfield Polytrack since (1m4f; first-time blinkers, retained); promising type for handicaps; can improve.

9/2

1st

3

(4)

6th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

Class 5

16:15 Lingfield (AW)

Humanity

9st 5lb

J: Cieren Fallon

T: John & Thady Gosden

soon led at steady pace, increased tempo 3f out, ridden and kept on well inside final furlong, readily

5/2

9/1

  • Place: £3.70

Form: 814244

Last run: 31 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Unsuited by soft ground last time out but a solid contender in 1m4f turf handicaps previously; higher in the weights than when winning his latest two AW races, over 1m4f at Lingfield, but the manner of the most recent win suggests the return to AW will be a good move; respected.

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2nd

11

(3)

27th Sep 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 3

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Sovereign Spirit

9st 5lb

J: William Carver

T: Andrew Balding

Unsuited by soft ground last time out but a solid contender in 1m4f turf handicaps previously; higher in the weights than when winning his latest two AW races, over 1m4f at Lingfield, but the manner of the most recent win suggests the return to AW will be a good move; respected.

9/1

4th

6

(2)

27th Aug 2023

Good

1m 3f 218y

Class 2

15:35 Goodwood

Sovereign Spirit

8st 9lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Andrew Balding

raced in third and in touch with leaders, weakened and eased over 1f out

9/2

4th

8

(9)

12th Aug 2023

Soft

1m 3f 211y

Class 3

15:55 Ascot

Sovereign Spirit

9st 5lb

J: Kazuo Yokoyama

T: Andrew Balding

Successful three times (on AW and good to firm) this season; ran well at Newbury (1m4f, good) three weeks ago despite finishing lame; drying ground would be in his favour, as he finished last on both his outings on softer than good; raised another 3lb though.

20/1

10/1

  • Place: £5.40

Form: 1140

Last run: 97 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Won first two starts on AW elsewhere, at 1m2f and 1m4f; highly tried in two turf starts since and the bold approach didn't pay off; hard to know from latest heavy defeat how well handicapped he is but has had wind surgery since and still has potential back on AW.

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2nd

10

(4)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

2m 0f 56y

Class 2

13:53 Newcastle (AW)

Duke Of Oxford

8st 5lb

J: Tyler Heard

T: Michael Bell

Boasts a 50% strike-rate (4-8) on AW; has form figures of 113 since upped to 2m, the wins gained at Kempton in late 2023; absent since running creditably in Class 2 at this course on New Year's Day; each-way claims off unaltered mark.

12/1

3rd

10

(10)

1st Jan 2024

Standard

2m 0f 56y

Class 2

14:00 Newcastle (AW)

Duke Of Oxford

8st 2lb

J: Tyler Heard

T: Michael Bell

took keen hold, midfield

7/2

1st

14

(1)

6th Dec 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 7f 218y

Class 2

20:00 Kempton (AW)

Duke Of Oxford

8st 2lb

J: Tyler Heard

T: Michael Bell

Has taken his form up a notch of late since tongue tied, doing well to quicken off a steady gallop when landing C&D handicap by a head from Zoran; 3lb higher (including 1lb out of the handicap) but still very much one to consider.

6/1

Form: 0232-8

Last run: 43 days

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Both wins in 7f novices, on turf and AW, but only just lost out after sustained duel with the winner over 1m3f at Southwell on final 3yo start; ran as though the run was needed on belated return at Chelmsford in August (first-time cheekpieces, retained); may yet do better.

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4th

3

(5)

27th Sep 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 3

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Diamond Ranger

10st 2lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: George Boughey

Both wins in 7f novices, on turf and AW, but only just lost out after sustained duel with the winner over 1m3f at Southwell on final 3yo start; ran as though the run was needed on belated return at Chelmsford in August (first-time cheekpieces, retained); may yet do better.

25/1

8th

2

(9)

15th Aug 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 3

18:45 Chelmsford (AW)

Diamond Ranger

9st 11lb

J: William Buick

T: George Boughey

Unexposed 4yo who is 2lb higher than when beaten a head at Southwell (1m3f, Tapeta first-time cheekpieces) in December; has run well over C&D, but this looks a competitive race in which to return from eight months off; watch market.

7/1

2nd

1

(4)

22nd Dec 2022

Standard

1m 3f 23y

Class 4

18:00 Southwell (AW)

Diamond Ranger

9st 11lb

J: Kevin Stott

T: George Boughey

raced freely, midfield, headway 2f out, ridden to challenge over 1f out, every chance when carried left inside final furlong, kept on, just held

7/2

Form: 2-1320 BF

Last run: 54 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Improved 3yo, winning 1m2f Nottingham maiden on return and best form when leading home his group at Salisbury in June (1m4f), winner was a class-dropper who raced alone; however, he dropped right out at Goodwood after and needs to redeem himself with tongue-tie added on AW debut.

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5th

7

(9)

27th Sep 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 3

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Nader King

9st 8lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Sir Michael Stoute

Improved 3yo, winning 1m2f Nottingham maiden on return and best form when leading home his group at Salisbury in June (1m4f), winner was a class-dropper who raced alone; however, he dropped right out at Goodwood after and needs to redeem himself with tongue-tie added on AW debut.

9/2

11th

4

(9)

4th Aug 2023

Heavy

1m 3f 44y

Class 3

17:20 Goodwood

Nader King

9st 7lb

J: Ryan Moore

T: Sir Michael Stoute

always behind

4/1

2nd

3

(5)

28th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 4f 5y

Class 3

16:40 Salisbury

Nader King

9st 5lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Sir Michael Stoute

Made all in five-runner maiden at Nottingham (1m2f, soft) in April on reappearance, by a nose as 5-4 favourite; creditable third of six on handicap debut at Newbury (1m2f, good to firm) three weeks ago and the impressive winner followed up at Royal Ascot; now worth a go at 1m4f.

5/1

Form: 421408 D

Last run: 25 days

W: 10st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Five turf wins at up to about 1m3f in 2022 and added another at York in July; out of sorts on last two starts though and has rarely shone on artificial surfaces (0-16) so a 5lb lower AW mark doesn't tempt.

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3rd

6

(8)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 3

14:05 Lingfield (AW)

Andaleep

9st 7lb

J: Callum Hutchinson

T: Daniel & Claire Kubler

Multiple winner but both his AW wins have come at Southwell (since January) and his lack of course experience has to be a worry.

14/1

3rd

5

(11)

10th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 14y

Class 3

20:30 Southwell (AW)

Andaleep

9st 10lb

J: Callum Hutchinson

T: Daniel & Claire Kubler

Proven winner who's 2-2 round here having had Rhythmic Intent and Valsad behind over C&D off a 3lb lower mark recently; this looks a bit tougher again but he's hard to knock out of the equation.

10/1

1st

4

(2)

24th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 14y

Class 3

16:30 Southwell (AW)

Andaleep

9st 9lb

J: Callum Hutchinson

T: Daniel & Claire Kubler

Successful ten times in his career albeit just 1-22 on the AW, the win coming in an amateur riders' event here (1m3f) last month; held under his penalty at Kempton (1m4f, Polytrack) eight days later and another 1lb higher today; others preferred.

16/1

7th
13 (8)
Victory

20/1

Form: 7-9277 C

Last run: 25 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Sole win in 1m handicap here in 2021 but didn't achieve anything special in his only course start since; work to do on balance of 2023 form.

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7th

6

(7)

17th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 4

16:20 Newcastle (AW)

Victory

9st 6lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Alan King

prominent

10/1

7th

13

(8)

27th Sep 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 3

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Victory

9st 2lb

J: Charles Bishop

T: Alan King

Sole win in 1m handicap here in 2021 but didn't achieve anything special in his only course start since; work to do on balance of 2023 form.

20/1

7th

5

(8)

2nd Sep 2023

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 4

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Victory

9st 13lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Alan King

Inconsistent type with a record of 1-14; didn't fire at Sandown (1m6f) last time but he went close at Newcastle (1m4f, Tapeta) on his penultimate run and has claims if he can recapture that form; has worn cheekpieces in last two starts.

9/1

Form: 5-9639 CD

Last run: 46 days

W: 10st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Improved middle-distance handicapper in 2022, on turf and AW, including C&D; not picked up again this year and way below form at Ascot last time but at least he's 7lb lower than when reappearing in a valuable C&D handicap in April; not ruled out back on AW; regular tongue-tie discarded.

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8th

1

(2)

27th Sep 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 3

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Pride Of Priory

10st 4lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: William Haggas

Improved middle-distance handicapper in 2022, on turf and AW, including C&D; not picked up again this year and way below form at Ascot last time but at least he's 7lb lower than when reappearing in a valuable C&D handicap in April; not ruled out back on AW; regular tongue-tie discarded.

6/1

9th

11

(3)

12th Aug 2023

Soft

1m 3f 211y

Class 2

14:45 Ascot

Pride Of Priory

9st 6lb

J: Frankie Dettori

T: William Haggas

Improvement peaked with his win in this race last year (good to firm); just 1lb higher today and he was a respectable third on soft ground at Ripon on latest outing, with his tongue tied for the second time, so he needs a second look.

7/2

3rd

4

(7)

22nd Jul 2023

Good To Soft

1m 4f 10y

Class 2

16:30 Ripon

Pride Of Priory

9st 10lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: William Haggas

in rear, outpaced and pushed along briefly after 1f

5/1

7/1

Form: 2-2514

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Acts on Polytrack; made most for handicap debut win at Salisbury (1m2f) but couldn't sustain effort from the front over that trip at Ascot latest; has more to prove now up in trip but still time for her to do better.

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9th

9

(1)

27th Sep 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 3

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Mantoog

9st 5lb

J: Jim Crowley

T: Owen Burrows

Acts on Polytrack; made most for handicap debut win at Salisbury (1m2f) but couldn't sustain effort from the front over that trip at Ascot latest; has more to prove now up in trip but still time for her to do better.

7/1

4th

4

(4)

9th Sep 2023

Good

1m 1f 212y

Class 3

15:45 Ascot

Mantoog

9st 6lb

J: William Buick

T: Owen Burrows

Recorded a 4l success at Salisbury (1m2f; handicap debut) last month, building on her novice promise; nicely bred filly who represents notable connections and looks the type to improve further; shortlisted.

11/4

1st

3

(6)

17th Aug 2023

Good

1m 1f 201y

Class 4

17:10 Salisbury

Mantoog

9st 8lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Owen Burrows

prominent, led after 2f

4/1

9/1

Form: 011115 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Superb run in turf handicaps, winning first four at up to 1m3f after reappearance; however, it came to an abrupt end at Ascot recently and needs to prove himself back on AW (well held in two qualifying runs).

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10th

10

(11)

27th Sep 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 3

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Gallant Lion

9st 5lb

J: Neil Callan

T: Tony Carroll

Superb run in turf handicaps, winning first four at up to 1m3f after reappearance; however, it came to an abrupt end at Ascot recently and needs to prove himself back on AW (well held in two qualifying runs).

9/1

5th

8

(4)

9th Sep 2023

Good

1m 3f 211y

Class 2

15:10 Ascot

Gallant Lion

8st 4lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Tony Carroll

Improving; continued his productive summer with a neck success under Saffie Osborne at Windsor (11.5f, good to firm) last month, completing a four-timer (now 4-5 in handicaps); previous wins came over 1m2f; has major claims upped further in trip/class.

9/2

Form: 1-1392

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Dual novice winner at 1m (AW) and 1m2f (soft); briefly looked like breaking handicap duck over C&D in August (first-time visor, retained) but had no answer to an unexposed rival who swept by late; better than most.

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6th

7

(1)

6th Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 2

16:00 Kempton (AW)

Maso Bastie

8st 8lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: Michael Bell

Won two of his seven runs for James Fanshawe, namely a 1m novice on Lingfield's Polytrack and a 1m2f handicap (soft) at Nottingham in May; reportedly unsuited by racing wide when down the field over C&D in September (after which he was sold for 37,000gns); shouldn't have to worry about getting cover from stall 1; new headgear tried on stable debut.

14/1

12th

6

(7)

27th Sep 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 3

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Maso Bastie

9st 8lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: James Fanshawe

Dual novice winner at 1m (AW) and 1m2f (soft); briefly looked like breaking handicap duck over C&D in August (first-time visor, retained) but had no answer to an unexposed rival who swept by late; better than most.

5/1

2nd

1

(2)

30th Aug 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 4

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Maso Bastie

9st 9lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: James Fanshawe

Looked effective on Polytrack as 2yo; started this season well with a 1m2f, soft-ground win and a fair third on Newcastle Tapeta (1m3f) on handicap debut; needs to bounce back from a lesser show at Glorious Goodwood (1m3f, good to soft; 7-1) and wears headgear first time.

6/1

50/1

Form: 7/79-0

Last run: 126 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

French turf winner at 1m2f/1m4f in 2020; lightly raced now and soundly beaten in three runs for new yard; now hooded; lots to prove.

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5th

5

(4)

15th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 98y

Class 4

15:37 Newcastle (AW)

Met Office

9st 11lb

J: Ryan Sexton

T: John Butler

Lightly raced ex-French gelding who was much improved for his current yard when a 50-1 winner of 1m4f Wolverhampton handicap nine days ago; he needs to back it up now under a 5lb penalty.

6/1

1st

6

(10)

6th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 4

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Met Office

9st 10lb

J: Dylan Hogan

T: John Butler

Won twice in France in 2020; stood little racing for current yard and has offered little encouragement; dropping in the weights but may need more help from the handicapper.

33/1

13th

5

(4)

27th Sep 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 3

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Met Office

9st 9lb

J: David Egan

T: John Butler

French turf winner at 1m2f/1m4f in 2020; lightly raced now and soundly beaten in three runs for new yard; now hooded; lots to prove.

50/1

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Selections

TOPSPEED:

Maso Bastie

The Times:

Humanity

RP RATINGS:

Pride Of Priory

Telegraph:

Duke Of Oxford

Daily Mirror:

Mantoog

D Express:

Nader King

SPOTLIGHT:

Sovereign Spirit

POSTDATA:

Maso Bastie

NEWMARKET:

Maso Bastie

The Guardian:

Maso Bastie

The Sun:

Maso Bastie

The Star:

Humanity

Daily Record:

Humanity

Daily Mail:

Pride Of Priory