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Vickers.Bet Apprentice Handicap

  • Prize money: £3245.08
  • 1m 5f 11y
  • Class 6
  • 13 runners
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Vickers.Bet Apprentice Handicap

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Scattered showers

1st
8 (8)
Asense

13/2 (Won)

  • Win: £13.00
  • Place: £3.10

Form: -65311 C

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Led on the line to deny Uther Pendragon here a month ago (11.6f, good to firm); only 1lb higher for this and good to soft is fine (unraced on softer).

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4th

10

(13)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

16:10 Bath

Asense

9st 6lb

J: Anna Gibson

T: Gary Moore

Has to put a poor effort at Kempton (1m4f, AW) nine days ago behind her, but her turf hat-trick between August and October last year included two wins here (one over this trip); respected if bouncing back.

12/1

13th

10

(11)

10th Apr 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Asense

9st 1lb

J: Anna Gibson

T: Gary Moore

slowly away, raced wide, midfield, headway and in touch with leaders after 5f, weakened over 2f out

12/1

4th

11

(11)

7th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

Class 6

13:40 Lingfield (AW)

Asense

9st 2lb

J: Anna Gibson

T: Gary Moore

pressed leader

14/1

OUR TIP

4/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 828220

Last run: 16 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Has only won on the AW but had been threatening to put that right before a poor run here last time when tried in an eyeshield/visor combination; has the cheekpieces back on now and needs considering.

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10th

4

(12)

12th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 6f 21y

Class 6

20:00 Southwell (AW)

Beggarman

9st 11lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Hughie Morrison

in rear

16/1

10th

3

(5)

31st Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 7f 189y

Class 6

15:22 Catterick

Beggarman

9st 11lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Hughie Morrison

midfield, hung left and outpaced from 2f out, soon lost ground quickly, eased over 1f out, tailed off

5/1

3rd

12

(2)

15th Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

13:50 Goodwood

Beggarman

10st 9lb

J: David Bass

T: Hughie Morrison

prominent on inner, bumped over 2f out, outpaced under 2f out, kept on but no match for first two

7/1

9/1

  • Place: £3.90

Form: 565383 BF

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 0lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Unraced on soft ground but he was right behind Asense and Uther Pendragon over the extended 1m3f here last month; gives the impression that he'll stay this far.

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9th

9

(5)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:45 Bath

Highland Flyer

8st 12lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Jonathan Portman

0-10 but he ended 2023 with two placed efforts at this track (11.6f/1m5f); could prove vulnerable to stronger stayers back from 200 days off.

10/1

3rd

14

(14)

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

1m 5f 11y

Class 6

14:02 Bath

Highland Flyer

9st 0lb

J: Olivia Tubb

T: Jonathan Portman

Unraced on soft ground but he was right behind Asense and Uther Pendragon over the extended 1m3f here last month; gives the impression that he'll stay this far.

9/1

3rd

8

(2)

6th Sep 2023

Good

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

17:09 Bath

Highland Flyer

9st 0lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Jonathan Portman

0-8 but 1m6f appeared to stretch him here last time and prior to that he was a fair third of six over 11.4f at Windsor behind a progressive winner; could be in with a squeak now back down in trip.

6/1

10/1

Form: 4278-5

Last run: 151 days

W: 10st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

Ran well over hurdles in April but then tailed off over 1m6f at Salisbury and he is inconsistent on the Flat.

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7th

1

(3)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 7f 169y

Class 6

15:17 Lingfield (AW)

Arthalot

9st 9lb

J: Callum Hutchinson

T: Victor Dartnall

midfield

25/1

11th

11

21st Dec 2023

Soft

2m 5f 137y

Class 5

13:25 Exeter

Arthalot

11st 0lb

J: Miss Heidi Stevens

T: Victor Dartnall

Flat winner; seven-race maiden over hurdles and has to raise his game; 20-1 when unseating early in a C&D handicap last month.

25/1

0

10

26th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 5f 137y

Class 5

15:45 Exeter

Arthalot

11st 0lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Victor Dartnall

held up in rear

20/1

Form: 194322 C

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 8lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Mostly in good form since winning over 1m3f at Windsor in June; stamina should be fine over this far but he was recently taken out of a soft-ground engagement; new trainer.

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7th

14

(1)

18th Oct 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Its How We Roll

9st 3lb

J: Joe Leavy

T: James Evans

Not straightforward and 0-15 on the AW but he's capable at this level and has often run well at this track; needs to leave a modest stable debut behind him.

12/1

5th

6

(1)

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

1m 5f 11y

Class 6

14:02 Bath

Its How We Roll

9st 8lb

J: Joe Leavy

T: James Evans

Mostly in good form since winning over 1m3f at Windsor in June; stamina should be fine over this far but he was recently taken out of a soft-ground engagement; new trainer.

6/1

Form: 325332

Last run: 24 days

W: 10st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Has yet to win a race but he's compiling a solid profile in handicaps at up to 2m and his mark hasn't really gone anywhere; will handle the ground and he's on the shortlist.

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10th

3

(9)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:45 Bath

Imperial Cult

9st 6lb

J: Rhys Clutterbuck

T: Rachel Cook & John Bridger

12-race maiden but he's shown enough to think he could win a similar event; should be sharper with last month's reappearance behind him; one to consider.

8/1

4th

8

(3)

27th Mar 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 7f 218y

Class 5

20:00 Kempton (AW)

Imperial Cult

8st 10lb

J: Rhys Clutterbuck

T: Rachel Cook & John Bridger

Still a maiden and lacks recent match practice having been absent since October; however, has place possibilities returned to this sphere, having produced form figures of 322 in AW handicaps.

14/1

Form: -14274

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 7lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Both wins on the AW, a bumper and 1m6f handicap; tailed off in a heavy-ground bumper on only previous turf start so, despite a decent mark, there are reservations.

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2nd

6

(1)

4th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 6

16:55 Wolverhampton (AW)

Gentle Fire

9st 0lb

J: Brandon Wilkie

T: James Evans

C&D winner off this mark early last year but hasn't offered a huge amount in three runs back for her current yard, latterly in cheekpieces here.

25/1

6th

9

(12)

23rd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 6

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Gentle Fire

9st 1lb

J: Joe Leavy

T: James Evans

C&D winner last January but has struggled since finishing second over 1m4f here a year ago, including well held both starts for new trainer; remains to be seen whether first-time cheekpieces make a difference.

33/1

Form: 454437

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

Two good runs at Windsor were followed by a lesser one on the AW at Kempton in a first-time visor that's retained; even if back in good order, he's had very little racing on soft ground.

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10th

8

(14)

5th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

Class 6

14:00 Lingfield (AW)

Largo Bay

9st 5lb

J: George Rooke

T: Michael Madgwick

Kickstarted 2024 with back-to-back victories here and recorded another good effort when third of ten at Kempton (1m4f) last time; he can go well again off an unchanged mark.

6/1

3rd

1

(6)

21st Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 6

20:00 Kempton (AW)

Largo Bay

9st 9lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: Michael Madgwick

C&D winner; failed to win in 2023 but he's kicked off his 2024 campaign with two Lingfield wins (1m4f and 1m5f); both wins have been backed up by the Topspeed figure and he's still feasibly treated despite his latest 2lb rise; strong claims in his hat-trick bid.

11/4

1st

7

(7)

5th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 5f 0y

Class 6

13:15 Lingfield (AW)

Largo Bay

9st 5lb

J: George Rooke

T: Michael Madgwick

Ended a lengthy losing run when justifying support in a 1m4f handicap here ten days ago; got first run in that race but a 2lb rise looks fair enough and this step back up to 1m5f is no problem; shortlisted.

8/1

Form: 775644

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Ran another good race at this track when fourth in a Class 2 recently; that extended her losing run to 23 but she shouldn't be far away.

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9th

13

(10)

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

1m 5f 11y

Class 6

14:02 Bath

Ladypacksapunch

9st 2lb

J: Alec Voikhansky

T: Grace Harris

Ran another good race at this track when fourth in a Class 2 recently; that extended her losing run to 23 but she shouldn't be far away.

12/1

4th

14

(9)

16th Sep 2023

Good

1m 6f 0y

Class 2

15:25 Bath

Ladypacksapunch

8st 2lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Grace Harris

Has run some good races at this track but remains a maiden and will do well to make the breakthrough in a stronger handicap than usual.

33/1

4th

9

(8)

31st Aug 2023

Good To Firm

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:35 Bath

Ladypacksapunch

9st 0lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Grace Harris

Not yet found a race but mostly in good form over shorter and a staying trip didn't look a total no-no when she was a keeping-on sixth on the step up to 1m5f here 12 days ago (good to soft); can have a say.

7/1

16/1

Form: 416472 C

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 6lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Has done most of his winning over much shorter but just about stays this far; went close over the extended 1m3f here last time but struggles with his consistency.

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7th

14

15th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 3f 23y

Class 6

16:53 Southwell (AW)

Uther Pendragon

9st 2lb

T: J S Moore

C&D winner; went close over C&D last December and when back here over 1m4f last month, off slightly higher marks; not as good in his last three starts but it's dangerous to write him off.

10/1

6th

8

(2)

5th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 14y

Class 6

17:00 Southwell (AW)

Uther Pendragon

9st 4lb

J: Ethan Jones

T: J S Moore

Bled from the nose two starts ago but on a reliable run otherwise this winter and has won once and finished second three times in six outings at 1m3f-1m4f on this track; solid chance.

7/2

3rd

6

(6)

31st Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Uther Pendragon

9st 4lb

J: Ethan Jones

T: J S Moore

Twice a close second at Southwell this winter and it's best to forgive his flop at Chelmsford last time (bled from nose); suited by this distance and respected on ratings.

5/2

33/1

Form: 5-6715 D

Last run: 33 days

W: 9st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

80-1 winner at Kempton (2m) when gaining his sixth career success; looked rusty back from 77 days away when slow to break and never involved at Lingfield; record of 0-8 on grass (no places) reduces his appeal.

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11th

11

(2)

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

1m 5f 11y

Class 6

14:02 Bath

Cinzento

9st 4lb

J: Courtney Thomas

T: Roger Teal

80-1 winner at Kempton (2m) when gaining his sixth career success; looked rusty back from 77 days away when slow to break and never involved at Lingfield; record of 0-8 on grass (no places) reduces his appeal.

33/1

5th

6

(6)

30th Aug 2023

Standard

1m 7f 169y

Class 6

14:52 Lingfield (AW)

Cinzento

10st 9lb

J: Miss Megan Jordan

T: Roger Teal

slowly away, in rear, headway and in touch with leaders after 6f

7/1

1st

12

(2)

14th Jun 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 7f 218y

Class 6

20:45 Kempton (AW)

Cinzento

8st 9lb

J: George Rooke

T: Roger Teal

All five wins have come over 1m4f/1m5f in 0-50 classified events on the AW; has run well over this far, but opposable at this level; hood removed but cheekpieces remain.

25/1

33/1

Form: 61832-

Last run: 294 days

W: 9st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Only 3-42 and has only won on the AW; ended last year with two good placed efforts on the AW but, lacking a run and back on turf, he's best watched.

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7th

7

(1)

4th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 6

17:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Gold Standard

9st 0lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Tony Carroll

Placed over 1m4f at Lingfield in January but below par twice since, taking his overall record to 3-51.

12/1

7th

2

(5)

23rd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

Class 6

15:15 Lingfield (AW)

Gold Standard

9st 9lb

J: Tom Queally

T: Tony Carroll

Record is only 3-50; best effort this year when third in C&D handicap on penultimate start; has more to find on these terms.

12/1

7th

11

(11)

14th Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Gold Standard

9st 3lb

J: Jack Doughty

T: Tony Carroll

Has strike-rate of just 3-49 but all of his wins have come on AW and he finished well when a close third at Lingfield (1m3f, Polytrack) 19 days ago; on same mark and he's a big player if he can back that up.

5/1

Form: 90-764

Last run: 58 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Highest RPRs to date were over 7f; hasn't been overly convincing in her handicaps over 1m2f and 1m3f.

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13th

12

(3)

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

1m 5f 11y

Class 6

14:02 Bath

Eight Fifteen

9st 3lb

J: Christian Howarth

T: George Baker

Highest RPRs to date were over 7f; hasn't been overly convincing in her handicaps over 1m2f and 1m3f.

25/1

4th

5

(6)

5th Aug 2023

Soft

1m 3f 133y

Class 6

19:15 Lingfield

Eight Fifteen

9st 2lb

J: George Bass

T: George Baker

Unable to land any sort of blow from the rear when upped to 1m2f for recent handicap debut at Chepstow (good); upped in trip again with hood removed here; significant improvement required.

16/1

6th

4

(7)

20th Jul 2023

Good To Soft

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

16:40 Chepstow

Eight Fifteen

9st 7lb

J: Pat Cosgrave

T: George Baker

Has struggled over 7f/1m at novice level, recording modest RPRs; however, may do better now qualified for a mark and upped in distance.

10/1

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Selections

Telegraph:

Asense

SPOTLIGHT:

Imperial Cult

LAMBOURN:

Uther Pendragon

The Times:

Ladypacksapunch

RP RATINGS:

Largo Bay

Daily Mirror:

Beggarman

The Sun:

Imperial Cult

D Express:

Asense

The Star:

Asense

Daily Record:

Asense

Daily Mail:

Uther Pendragon