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Racing Welfare Supporting Racing’s Workforce Nursery Handicap

  • Prize money: £4004
  • 0m 6f 0y
  • Class 6
  • 12 runners
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Racing Welfare Supporting Racing’s Workforce Nursery Handicap

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Mostly cloudy

7/2 (Won)

  • Win: £3.00
  • Place: £1.20

Form: 5963

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 0lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Much better on his nursery debut here recently, when not helped by sitting last in a tactical, small-field affair (Nouveaux just behind); the return to 6f will suit on that evidence and he's shortlisted.

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1st

6

(4)

18th Oct 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:55 Kempton (AW)

Super Schwartz

9st 6lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Richard Hughes

Improved for the switch to nurseries, following his Chelmsford third (5f) with a ready win over 6f back there 18 days ago; that form has already been advertised and he should confirm placings with Mbappe; leading claims despite his 6lb rise.

6/4

1st

11

(5)

30th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Super Schwartz

9st 0lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Richard Hughes

Much better on his nursery debut here recently, when not helped by sitting last in a tactical, small-field affair (Nouveaux just behind); the return to 6f will suit on that evidence and he's shortlisted.

7/2

2nd
6 (7)
Mbappe

4/1

  • Place: £2.80

Form: 5086

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 6lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Half-brother to two winners, including on Polytrack; was again among the favourites on his nursery debut three weeks ago; didn't see out 7f that night and is evidently felt capable of better.

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1st

10

(11)

17th Apr 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

18:00 Kempton (AW)

Mbappe

9st 8lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Mark Loughnane

Modest maiden who was tried in blinkers when only eighth in 6f Wolverhampton nursery in December on his final run for Ed Walker; this stable switch (same owner) needs to yield improvement.

12/1

3

(5)

5th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

17:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Mbappe

9st 8lb

J: P J McDonald

T: Ed Walker

Kept on well for close second at Chelmsford (6f) in September, his second nursery, but was below that form after racing too freely on his latest outing (gelded soon afterwards) and it's hard to tell how he'll respond to first-time blinkers.

7/1

8th

1

(10)

18th Oct 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:55 Kempton (AW)

Mbappe

9st 9lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Ed Walker

Found some improvement dropped to 6f for his second nursery start at Chelmsford 18 days ago, coming from off the pace to take second behind the reopposing Super Schwartz; the third and fourth there have run well since and he's respected despite a 3lb rise and a wide stall.

3/1

8/1

  • Place: £3.00

Form: 7384

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 6lb

2 yo Filly

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Better on her nursery debut when just behind Super Schwartz here last time (5f), albeit they finished in a heap in a messy, small-field affair; that did give something to build on though.

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4th

2

(1)

15th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 5f 6y

Class 6

14:50 Lingfield (AW)

Nouveaux

9st 6lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: Rae Guest

got loose beforehand

5/1

10th

2

(4)

21st Nov 2023

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 6

17:15 Wolverhampton (AW)

Nouveaux

9st 9lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: Rae Guest

led

4/1

4th

3

(11)

9th Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

18:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Nouveaux

9st 9lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: Rae Guest

Made all for half-length success (off 4lb lower) in C&D contest last month, opening her account at the sixth attempt; may improve further on this surface; major player, provided wider draw proves no inconvenience.

5/2

8/1

Form: 545655

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 11lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Has only run over 5f and needs to settle better from a wide stall than he has on a couple of occasions, especially with the hood being removed; is exposed and comes with risks attached.

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6th

3

(1)

8th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 6f 1y

Class 4

15:30 Lingfield (AW)

Torvar

9st 8lb

J: David Probert

T: David O’Meara

Three 5f wins to his name this winter and he has also run well over C&D; never in the hunt here on Good Friday though and he looks too high in the weights now.

5/1

10th

3

(10)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 1y

Class 4

17:00 Lingfield (AW)

Torvar

9st 7lb

J: Jason Watson

T: David O’Meara

Has won three of his last five starts but all of those wins were at 5f and he was a well-held third at Southwell last time; ran well when runner-up over C&D in December but he needs to kick on again on this step back up in trip; has raced prominently this year but he seems versatile regarding tactics.

7/1

3rd

5

(4)

12th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 4f 214y

Class 4

19:30 Southwell (AW)

Torvar

9st 4lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: David O’Meara

led, headed 2f out, outpaced inside final furlong

4/1

Form: 874

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Half-sister to the yard's 2yo Listed winner Proverb; goes in a first-time tongue-tie now handicapping; has achieved little in three runs to date and is drawn on the outside but worth a look in the market.

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8th

7

(9)

14th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

17:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Eyes Closed

8st 11lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: George Boughey

Some promise over 6f here on her nursery debut last month but she didn't get home over 7f at Brighton on Tuesday; cheekpieces added now dropped to 5f; still has time to do better.

8/1

8th

3

(2)

10th Oct 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 210y

Class 6

13:45 Brighton

Eyes Closed

9st 6lb

J: Brandon Wilkie

T: George Boughey

At 22-1 she was lengthy odds for a nursery newcomer from this yard and from off the pace she never threatened at Chelmsford (6f); did show enough to believe this longer trip might bring her on.

5/2

5th

10

(14)

30th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Eyes Closed

9st 2lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: George Boughey

Half-sister to the yard's 2yo Listed winner Proverb; goes in a first-time tongue-tie now handicapping; has achieved little in three runs to date and is drawn on the outside but worth a look in the market.

10/1

20/1

Form: 57940

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 0lb

2 yo Filly

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Hasn't gone on at all (5f-1m), finishing well held in two nurseries latterly; trainer (also saddles Si Si La Bonne) just 1-37 with 2yos this season and 1-20 with them here all told, which wouldn't inspire.

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6th

8

(1)

14th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

17:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Easel

8st 8lb

J: Pierre-Louis Jamin

T: Jonathan Portman

Unplaced in all six starts, most recently over 6f here a fortnight ago; drop to 5f needs to prompt improvement.

14/1

6th

12

(2)

30th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Easel

9st 0lb

J: Rhys Clutterbuck

T: Jonathan Portman

Hasn't gone on at all (5f-1m), finishing well held in two nurseries latterly; trainer (also saddles Si Si La Bonne) just 1-37 with 2yos this season and 1-20 with them here all told, which wouldn't inspire.

20/1

10th

9

(6)

8th Sep 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

17:55 Kempton (AW)

Easel

9st 3lb

J: David Probert

T: Jonathan Portman

Has not progressed in her four starts and she faded into a well-held fourth of six on her nursery debut here (1m) last month; now drops back in trip but she needs significant improvement.

11/1

Form: 8706

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 4lb

2 yo Filly

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

Trainer a pleasing 6-25 with 2yos here but it's hard to find any other positives with this filly, who didn't fare much better for the switch to nurseries (Tapeta) last time.

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4th

9

(12)

18th Oct 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:55 Kempton (AW)

My Lady Samantha

9st 2lb

J: Christian Howarth

T: Alice Haynes

She hasn't run badly in either nursery but she has 5l to make up with Super Schwartz on her latest run and she has the widest stall to contend with.

10/1

7th

9

(1)

30th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:00 Chelmsford (AW)

My Lady Samantha

9st 4lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: Alice Haynes

Trainer a pleasing 6-25 with 2yos here but it's hard to find any other positives with this filly, who didn't fare much better for the switch to nurseries (Tapeta) last time.

12/1

6th

4

(1)

11th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:30 Newcastle (AW)

My Lady Samantha

9st 7lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Alice Haynes

Never figured in Newbury maiden two weeks ago, taking form figures to 870; however, likely has a more realistic task at this level on nursery debut and may well improve.

8/1

OUR TIP

Form: 04777

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 10lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Another disappointment behind Jungle Dance last time, when pulling hard in first-time blinkers; too soon to write him off, going without headgear and in a first-time tongue-tie, but he's hard to recommend also.

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9th

6

(1)

9th Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Midnight Force

9st 8lb

J: J F Egan

T: Darryll Holland

Yet to make much of an impact since moving into nurseries; edging down the weights but the new headgear needs to give him a lift.

25/1

Form: 558

Last run: 31 days

W: 8st 13lb

2 yo Filly

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Sister to the yard's dual 2yo Polytrack winner Bonnsie; has finished beaten a long way in three runs over 7f-1m, though, and like stablemate Easel is hard to fancy.

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6th

4

(2)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

17:10 Wolverhampton (AW)

Si Si La Bonne

9st 5lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Jonathan Portman

led, headed 3f out, hung left and weakened from over 1f out

15/2

4th

7

(10)

2nd Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Si Si La Bonne

9st 2lb

J: Olivia Tubb

T: Jonathan Portman

prominent

7/1

5th

5

(3)

3rd Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

18:15 Kempton (AW)

Si Si La Bonne

9st 3lb

J: Olivia Tubb

T: Jonathan Portman

Modest 2yo form but she took a step forward with her front-running second of 12 on her reappearance at Wolverhampton two weeks ago; open to further progress.

11/2

Form: 870090

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 9lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

String of ordinary efforts at big prices, finishing last for the fifth time in six starts on his nursery debut latest; this is easier but he's not obviously fancied.

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9th

2

(8)

20th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

17:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Blow Me Away

9st 8lb

J: Marco Ghiani

T: Stuart Williams

slowly away, took keen hold, in rear

10/1

7th

4

(2)

14th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 1y

Class 6

14:00 Lingfield (AW)

Blow Me Away

9st 8lb

J: Marco Ghiani

T: Stuart Williams

Ninth of 16 in a 7f AW novice in August but behind on his other seven starts, the last three in handicaps (7f, 6f and 5f); visor now joins his tongue-tie.

14/1

10/1

Form: 850054

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 4lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

Trainer not noted for 2yos (0-17 here) but this maiden did better last time and is one of the more interesting runners in first-time headgear.

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6th

6

(3)

5th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 5f 6y

Class 5

17:15 Lingfield (AW)

Jungle Dance

9st 5lb

J: Luke Morris

T: John Butler

Struck form and won twice in February, latterly over C&D; subsequent defeat is not viewed harshly, given it came the day after his latest win and involved a long trip to Newcastle, but he still needs to prove he can handle a combined 17lb rise.

11/2

5th

3

(2)

20th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

18:00 Newcastle (AW)

Jungle Dance

9st 7lb

J: Luke Morris

T: John Butler

led up the centre

7/4

1st

1

(4)

19th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 5f 6y

Class 6

14:47 Lingfield (AW)

Jungle Dance

9st 9lb

J: Luke Morris

T: John Butler

Ordinary form before gelded but he was seen to best advantage when making all back over 5f at Wolverhampton recently (second-time blinkers), where he drew away from a subsequent winner; back up 11lb but good chance of a repeat if as effective returned to Polytrack.

5/4

6/1

Form: 464483

Last run: 33 days

W: 9st 8lb

2 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Pulled hard over 7.4f on his nursery debut and did better last time, despite a wide stall down to 5f; is exposed ahead of tonight's AW debut but has a handy draw and is one to consider.

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8th

4

(6)

3rd Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

18:15 Kempton (AW)

Surface To Air

9st 5lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: David Evans

0-12 but has a small race in him and he ran creditably when third at Wolverhampton two weeks ago (behind Si Si La Bonne); each-way shout again.

8/1

3rd

5

(6)

20th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

17:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Surface To Air

9st 6lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: David Evans

in touch with leaders

10/1

12

(6)

5th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

17:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Surface To Air

9st 4lb

J: Phil Dennis

T: David Evans

Ten-race maiden; now 6lb lower than when placed over 5f on turf during the summer but his two AW runs at Chelmsford this autumn were very disappointing; today's headgear switch needs to give him a good boost.

33/1

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Payout
Exacta £215.00
Straight Forecast £184.70
Tricast £1524.40
Trifecta £1290.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Super Schwartz

Telegraph:

Surface To Air

D Express:

Eyes Closed

NEWMARKET:

Midnight Force

LAMBOURN:

Mbappe

The Times:

Nouveaux

The Star:

Torvar

The Guardian:

Surface To Air

The Sun:

Surface To Air

RP RATINGS:

Super Schwartz

POSTDATA:

Super Schwartz

Daily Mail:

Super Schwartz

Daily Mirror:

Super Schwartz

Daily Record:

Super Schwartz