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Weatherbys Digital Solutions Handicap

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  • 1m 2f 1y
  • Class 4
  • 11 runners
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Weatherbys Digital Solutions Handicap

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.50
  • Place: £2.10

Form: 514894 CD

Last run: 25 days

W: 10st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Not progressed since Beverley win in April (8.5f, good) but return to 1m2f should suit (C&D winner on good to soft last September); ran creditably only previous outing on fast ground.

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Verdict Starting price

8th

10

(1)

23rd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

18:45 Dundalk (AW)

Pillar Of Hope

9st 3lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: H D McGuigan

Won on AW in Britain but hasn't shown enough in five runs here since joining this yard to build any sort of case for; handicapper relenting and first attempt at 1m4f.

14/1

10th

10

(2)

9th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Pillar Of Hope

9st 0lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: H D McGuigan

Won on AW Britain but hasn't shown enough in four runs here since joining this yard to build any sort of case for.

20/1

14th

4

(11)

31st Jan 2024

Standard

1m 2f 150y

14:00 Dundalk (AW)

Pillar Of Hope

9st 13lb

J: Seamie Heffernan

T: H D McGuigan

Won twice on turf in Britain last year; not at that sort of level in three starts here this winter but step back up in trip may help.

16/1

5/1

  • Place: £2.70

Form: 413951 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Second win of the season came at Hamilton last time (1m1f, good); stays 1m2f and goes well on fast ground; stable in fine form; thereabouts despite 6lb rise.

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1st

3

(1)

13th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 5

20:15 Newcastle (AW)

Havana Party

9st 8lb

J: Lewis Edmunds

T: Iain Jardine

Ended 2023 in good form and he returned from five months off to win decisively over C&D three weeks ago; up 6lb but more appealing than most.

3/1

1st

7

(11)

22nd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 5

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Havana Party

9st 7lb

J: Lewis Edmunds

T: Iain Jardine

Made all at Hamilton (1m1f) last September and runner-up at Redcar (1m2f) later that month; absent since and 0-4 on AW, but has shown some promise here and he can be in the mix if resuming where he left off.

12/1

25/1

  • Place: £5.90

Form: -10007

Last run: 39 days

W: 9st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Won off 4lb higher over 1m at Newcastle in April; not been in best of form since, including back at Newcastle; return to 1m2f no problem; cheekpieces back on, but has plenty to prove at present.

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11th

14

(11)

28th Apr 2024

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

15:30 Wetherby

Skilled Warrior

9st 3lb

J: Connor Planas

T: Grant Tuer

Faced a tough task (well held) in the Spring Mile last time and this is a more suitable level; however, there is still a question mark over his current form.

25/1

17th

17

(17)

23rd Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

Class 2

14:25 Doncaster

Skilled Warrior

8st 12lb

J: Ethan Jones

T: Grant Tuer

Fairly useful on his day; however, beaten in a seller on last turf attempt and largely out of sorts on AW since; current mark reflects the decline in his form; others preferred.

40/1

7th

6

(2)

13th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 5

20:15 Newcastle (AW)

Skilled Warrior

9st 5lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: Grant Tuer

His C&D win last April came off a 10lb higher mark so the ability is there; mixed bag this winter and comes with risk attached but a revival wouldn't be a bolt from the blue.

14/1

Form: 575345 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Has gained five of her six wins at Beverley; trip and ground fine and on a good mark, but struggling to win this year (best run when third over 1m2f on soft at Ripon in July).

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7th

4

(15)

9th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

1m 0f 6y

Class 5

16:00 Pontefract

Casilli

9st 9lb

J: Shane Gray

T: Michael & David Easterby

Beverley specialist (five wins) and 7lb lower than for the most recent in July last year, but has done most of her racing since over further and not sure she has the pace for this now; also has a wide draw to overcome.

14/1

Form: 338630

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Ayr maiden winner last season (7f, good); some fair runs without winning this year, including when third over 1m here in a first-time visor last month (good to firm); tailed off last time; visor dispensed with; needs to bounce back.

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2nd

10

(1)

3rd May 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

19:55 Newcastle (AW)

Feel The Need

8st 11lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Michael Herrington

Lost his way for David O'Meara last year but has run two promising races over C&D for his new yard this spring, hitting traffic each time; enters calculations.

6/1

OUR TIP
6th
3 (11)
Strawman

4/1

Form: 325732 CD

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Latest win was over C&D in June 2022 (good); close second when stepped up to 1m4f at Thirsk (good) last time; fast ground suits; each-way chance.

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5th

12

(13)

20th Apr 2024

Soft

1m 4f 8y

Class 3

19:05 Thirsk

Strawman

8st 13lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Gemma Tutty

took keen hold, midfield

14/1

1st

1

(9)

30th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 4f 98y

Class 5

16:15 Newcastle (AW)

Strawman

10st 4lb

J: Shane Gray

T: Gemma Tutty

took keen hold, towards rear, headway into midfield after 3f

7/1

8/1

Form: 376355 D

Last run: 8 days

W: 9st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Now 5lb lower than his last winning mark having not been at his best this term; today's fast ground will suit so has a chance despite finishing only fifth of six in second-time cheekpieces here last week (going softer than ideal).

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5th

2

(12)

10th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 1f 170y

Class 5

19:50 Ripon

Highwaygrey

9st 9lb

J: David Allan

T: Tim Easterby

Successful at Newcastle when last seen in November; only 1lb higher today but back from a break perhaps not the time to catch him.

10/1

1st

6

(1)

17th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 5

13:55 Newcastle (AW)

Highwaygrey

9st 6lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Tim Easterby

held up in rear

10/1

Form: 147425 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Ripon winner in June (1m2f, good) and good second over C&D two runs ago (good to firm); one with a chance.

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8th

7

(10)

27th Sep 2023

Good To Firm

1m 2f 1y

Class 4

16:25 Redcar

Blueflagflyinghigh

9st 7lb

J: P J McDonald

T: Michael Bell

led, headed from under 3f out

5/1

5th

6

(6)

9th Sep 2023

Good

1m 1f 212y

Class 3

15:45 Ascot

Blueflagflyinghigh

8st 13lb

J: Frederick Larson

T: Michael Bell

Campaigned mainly in Class 5 since handicapping; won at Ripon in June and close second at Redcar most recently; appears to have a tougher task upped two grades and taking on some unexposed types.

12/1

Form: 962345 D

Last run: 52 days

W: 10st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Has run well on a couple of occasions this season, notably when second at Chester in June (1m2f, good); not in the best of form when last seen out, but may have benefitted from a break.

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2nd

2

(7)

12th May 2024

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 4

16:17 Newcastle (AW)

Jean Baptiste

9st 10lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Roger Fell & Sean Murray

took keen hold, led, switched to centre 3f out

7/1

2nd

2

(4)

29th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 2f 0y

Class 4

15:15 Ayr

Jean Baptiste

9st 8lb

J: Jonny Peate

T: Roger Fell & Sean Murray

Without a win since summer 2022 and not seen since a disappointing effort in September; on a good mark now and will be suited by today's trip/ground but others appeal much more; cheekpieces refitted.

14/1

20/1

Form: 629499

Last run: 40 days

W: 9st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Both wins have been at Thirsk (7f/1m); out of form when last seen but may fare better for stepping up to 1m2f for the first time.

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10th

11

(2)

27th Sep 2023

Good To Firm

1m 2f 1y

Class 4

16:25 Redcar

Diamond Haze

9st 1lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Michael Dods

dwelt start, pulled hard, towards rear of midfield

20/1

9th

11

(12)

18th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 218y

Class 5

20:20 Thirsk

Diamond Haze

9st 1lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Michael Dods

Wins here if anywhere, and his most recent success of May 2022 was gained in a C&D 0-75 off 3lb higher (good); needs to put a below-par effort at Ripon last month behind him, but that's not impossible.

20/1

9th

5

(4)

10th Jul 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

19:20 Ripon

Diamond Haze

10st 0lb

J: Callum Rodriguez

T: Michael Dods

Has gained both wins at Thirsk; made the frame there (soft/good to firm) in two of last three outings; placed off 3lb higher on sole attempt here, so looks difficult to dismiss.

6/1

12/1

Form: -32258 D

Last run: 42 days

W: 9st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Only one win (1m2f, soft) in 18 runs on turf; has run several decent races this season, including when runner-up at Beverley in June (good to firm); could go well.

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11th

10

(10)

10th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 1f 170y

Class 5

19:50 Ripon

Berry Edge

9st 3lb

J: Sean Kirrane

T: David Thompson

His only win came back in July 2021; promising return to action at Nottingham three weeks ago when narrowly beaten into fourth (second has won easily since); each-way claims off the same mark.

8/1

4th

10

(7)

20th Apr 2024

Soft

1m 2f 50y

Class 5

19:30 Nottingham

Berry Edge

9st 3lb

J: Dylan Hogan

T: David Thompson

Poor 1-21 strike-rate and failed to threaten last year on final few runs for Michael Dods, but he's dropped to an attractive mark and has a pretty solid reappearance record; not written off on stable debut (same owners).

16/1

11th

10

(3)

27th Sep 2023

Good To Firm

1m 2f 1y

Class 4

16:25 Redcar

Berry Edge

9st 1lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Michael Dods

slowly away, in rear

12/1

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Payout
Exacta £438.00
Straight Forecast £377.00
Tricast £5327.10
Trifecta £7143.00

Selections

POSTDATA:

Blueflagflyinghigh

Daily Mail:

Havana Party

Telegraph:

Strawman

SPOTLIGHT:

Highwaygrey

The Sun:

Pillar Of Hope

TOPSPEED:

Diamond Haze

The Guardian:

Casilli

D Express:

Jean Baptiste

NEWMARKET:

Blueflagflyinghigh

The Times:

Blueflagflyinghigh

The Star:

Havana Party

Daily Record:

Havana Party

Daily Mirror:

Strawman

RP RATINGS:

Highwaygrey