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15:57 Ayr

Soft

Virgin Bet Daily Extra Places Handicap (Div I)

  • Prize money: £3663.8
  • 0m 7f 50y
  • Class 6
  • 12 runners
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Virgin Bet Daily Extra Places Handicap (Div I)

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

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11/4 (Won)

  • Win: £4.50
  • Place: £1.40

Form: 685321 D

Last run: 6 days

W: 10st 7lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Seems to handle soft ground; very close second over C&D 12 days ago, then went one better at Redcar (7f, good to firm) last Wednesday; in-form 4yo who warrants respect despite incurring 5lb penalty.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

8th

1

(7)

29th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

0m 7f 50y

Class 5

15:50 Ayr

Kalganov

9st 9lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Michael Dods

Dual turf winner (once over C&D) for David O'Meara in the autumn and seemingly boosted by first-time cheekpices when scoring on AW in December, his third start for Michael Dods; still in fairly good form at start of this year; returns from ten-week break today.

8/1

4th

4

(5)

17th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

17:30 Newcastle (AW)

Kalganov

9st 0lb

J: Phil Dennis

T: Michael Dods

took keen hold, in touch with leaders

16/1

9/4

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 341113 CD BF

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Acts on good to soft (unraced on slower); close third (head behind Kalganov) here 12 days ago when bidding for a C&D four-timer; remains in good form and holds a solid chance kept to a track that suits well.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

9

(3)

20th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

16:30 Redcar

Jkr Cobbler

9st 10lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Iain Jardine

Won three in a row at Ayr (7f, good to soft) this summer and he's held his form well with placed efforts there in his last three runs; on same mark as for his close third on heavy ground last week and he's a big player on this drop back in grade.

5/1

3rd

10

(1)

12th Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 50y

Class 5

16:30 Ayr

Jkr Cobbler

9st 7lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Iain Jardine

Won three in a row over C&D (good to soft) this summer and has run well to be placed over C&D (good to soft/soft) the last twice; solid claims.

3/1

10/1

  • Place: £2.60

Form: 899939 D

Last run: 11 days

W: 8st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Three-time scorer at Kempton (AW) for previous yard; 0-8 for current stable but has hinted at a return to form the last twice (latest effort can be marked up, due to major traffic issues); possibilities off a greatly reduced mark.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

12th

10

(5)

8th Dec 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

17:45 Newcastle (AW)

Rogue Force

9st 5lb

J: Andrew Breslin

T: R Mike Smith

All three wins at Kempton (7f/1m) for Tom Clover and placed a couple of times on turf for this yard during the autumn; didn't enjoy the clearest of runs when ninth of 12 here (7f) five weeks ago, but wouldn't have won anyway and still to prove he can act on Tapeta.

20/1

0

7

(5)

3rd Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

18:15 Newcastle (AW)

Rogue Force

9st 7lb

J: P J McDonald

T: R Mike Smith

Three-time Kempton winner for Tom Clover and has tumbled down the handicap on turf this year; a bit higher in the weights back on AW but has been showing enough on soft/heavy turf to suggest he's worth considering.

9/1

6th

8

(7)

12th Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 50y

Class 6

15:20 Ayr

Rogue Force

9st 1lb

J: P J McDonald

T: R Mike Smith

towards rear, switched to near side 3f out, no impression from over 1f out

9/2

Form: 282760

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 11lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Ran well over 1m1f/1m2f in his early handicaps; not in the same form since, most recently over 1m here; still a maiden and has something to prove dropped back further in trip.

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2nd

11

(6)

12th Oct 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 50y

Class 5

16:30 Ayr

Tremendous Times

9st 6lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Michael Dods

0-10 but ran pretty well from the front to finish fourth when dropped back in trip over C&D (soft) last week; could make another bold bid.

9/1

4th

6

(6)

3rd Oct 2023

Soft

0m 7f 50y

Class 6

15:57 Ayr

Tremendous Times

9st 11lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Michael Dods

led, edged right and headed over 1f out, weakened final 110yds

10/1

10th

8

(3)

22nd Sep 2023

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

16:35 Ayr

Tremendous Times

9st 7lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: Michael Dods

Eight-race maiden; suggested his turn might be near when second under very positive ride at Carlisle (1m1f, good to soft) in July but two lesser efforts have followed, the latter after he raced too freely in first-time cheekpieces (now removed); has a point to prove.

14/1

9/1

Form: 211206 D

Last run: 25 days

W: 10st 1lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Two 7f wins (AW/soft) in the spring; below that form in three subsequent outings but this drop back in class may enable him to raise game.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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9th

11

(4)

24th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 5

16:50 Catterick

Code Purple

8st 4lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Ben Haslam

A dual 7f winner last spring but he beat only one on his reappearance in 7f Newcastle handicap 30 days ago; yard is going really well though so it would come as no surprise if he bounced back off a falling mark.

11/1

8th

7

(7)

25th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

19:00 Newcastle (AW)

Code Purple

9st 5lb

J: Andrew Breslin

T: Ben Haslam

Sole AW win was in this race last year, when 4b higher; went into that race in better form than he does this time around but he's not one to write off.

10/1

8th

10

(6)

9th Dec 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

18:45 Newcastle (AW)

Code Purple

9st 5lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Ben Haslam

carried right start, in touch with leaders

9/1

10/1

Form: 345704 C

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Current mark reflects a decline in his form of late; revival is not guaranteed back over 7f, having raced mostly at sprint distances.

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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

1

(2)

25th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

19:00 Newcastle (AW)

Water Of Leith

9st 9lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Jim Goldie

Has returned from a short break in good form, bettering last December's Southwell win (5f, Tapeta) when 1l second at Wolverhampton (5f, Tapeta) this month; another good effort when third here (6f) on Friday; still a bit to prove over this far but should be involved.

5/1

3rd

3

(7)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

19:15 Newcastle (AW)

Water Of Leith

9st 8lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Jim Goldie

Broke losing run at Southwell in December and matched that effort after a near three-month break at Wolverhampton a week ago; should go well.

3/1

2nd

4

(6)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 6

17:20 Wolverhampton (AW)

Water Of Leith

9st 7lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Jim Goldie

took keen hold, in rear

2/1

7th
11 (3)
Spartakos

16/1

Form: 346515 CD

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Suited by slow ground; easy winner at Musselburgh two starts ago but came up short under a penalty at Catterick the following week; has his limitations and all wins remain off lower marks.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

11

(3)

3rd Oct 2023

Soft

0m 7f 50y

Class 6

15:57 Ayr

Spartakos

9st 2lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Katie Scott

took keen hold, prominent, weakened over 1f out

16/1

5th

7

(2)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

17:50 Catterick

Spartakos

9st 2lb

J: Ryan Sexton

T: Katie Scott

mounted in chute and walked to post, led narrowly on inner, switched to near side over 2f out, headed over 1f out, no extra final 110yds

3/1

1st

4

(3)

17th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 33y

Class 6

17:45 Musselburgh

Spartakos

9st 4lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Katie Scott

taken down early, prominent, led 3f out, soon pushed along and went clear, ridden over 1f out, kept on well inside final furlong, easily

5/2

14/1

Form: 355730

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Came up short in competitive field here 12 days ago; may find this race easier but has something to prove back at 7f (raced mainly over shorter).

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

2

(3)

7th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Newcastle (AW)

Kraken Power

9st 9lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Jim Goldie

Beaten 14 times since landing a 5f double here in January but placed several times here in the interim, most recently runner-up over C&D; every chance he'll be in the mix.

6/1

2nd

10

(4)

20th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Newcastle (AW)

Kraken Power

9st 4lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Jim Goldie

took keen hold, prominent, briefly led over 1f out, kept on final 110yds, no match for winner

7/1

8th

9

(5)

3rd Oct 2023

Soft

0m 7f 50y

Class 6

15:57 Ayr

Kraken Power

9st 6lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Jim Goldie

prominent, weakened from 2f out

14/1

9th
3 (1)
Rory

12/1

Form: 255627 C

Last run: 12 days

W: 10st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Losing run is mounting up but recent form includes a narrow defeat at Musselburgh; needs to bounce back from a modest effort over C&D 12 days ago.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

1

(5)

2nd May 2024

Good

0m 7f 50y

Class 6

14:52 Ayr

Rory

9st 10lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Jim Goldie

dwelt start, in rear, headway from 3f out, keeping on when ridden from 2f out, went second and kept on final 110yds, no match for winner

7/2

8th

9

(6)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

18:45 Newcastle (AW)

Rory

8st 12lb

J: Mark Winn

T: Jim Goldie

Enigmatic character who has yet to win beyond sprint distances but he seems to stay this trip; respectable run over C&D last week but not sure to reverse placings with One More Dream.

14/1

3rd

5

(1)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

20:10 Newcastle (AW)

Rory

9st 8lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Jim Goldie

held up in rear

12/1

Form: -97230

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

3yo maiden; showed positive signs with her placed efforts at Musselburgh and Carlisle; however, latest effort (well behind two of these rivals over C&D) tempers enthusiasm.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

3

(2)

3rd May 2024

Good

0m 7f 15y

Class 6

14:15 Musselburgh

Keep Me Stable

9st 4lb

J: Tommie Jakes

T: Linda Perratt

took keen hold, towards rear

14/1

11th

15

(9)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

16:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Keep Me Stable

9st 4lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Linda Perratt

Back off the same mark as for the latest of two wins at Newcastle (7f, Tapeta) in November, but her five efforts in the meantime raise serious doubts as to whether she can take advantage.

25/1

Form: 628897

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Placed a few times for previous yard; poor results since joining current yard and switched to handicaps; enough to prove.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

11th

10

(4)

3rd Oct 2023

Soft

0m 7f 50y

Class 6

15:57 Ayr

Burning The Bails

9st 4lb

J: P J McDonald

T: R Mike Smith

held up in rear, outpaced over 3f out, no impression from 2f out

40/1

7th

7

(8)

17th Sep 2023

Good

1m 0f 2y

Class 5

15:25 Musselburgh

Burning The Bails

8st 11lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: R Mike Smith

Eight-race maiden who was claimed out of a seller in July; down the field in three handicaps for new stable (7f-8.3f) and needs to turn a corner; cheekpieces (worn for last two races) replaced by first-time visor.

16/1

0

10

(9)

8th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

15:55 Newcastle (AW)

Burning The Bails

9st 7lb

J: Ben Curtis

T: R Mike Smith

Didn't progress for the Barrons; finished out the back in two runs for current stable, but dropped 7lb and soft ground might not have been ideal; not out of this if the return to AW piques his interest.

16/1

16/1

Form: 46-765

Last run: 69 days

W: 9st 10lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

0-6 for James Horton and has been hindered by a refusal to settle; sold for 1,000gns last month; needs to prove more tractable.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

6

(4)

3rd May 2024

Good

0m 7f 15y

Class 6

14:15 Musselburgh

New Tycoon

9st 2lb

J: Ben Robinson

T: Liam Bailey

dwelt start, in rear throughout

20/1

12th

7

(12)

3rd Oct 2023

Soft

0m 7f 50y

Class 6

15:57 Ayr

New Tycoon

9st 10lb

J: Jason Watson

T: Liam Bailey

took keen hold, prominent, weakened from 2f out

16/1

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Payout
Exacta £120.00
Straight Forecast £117.00
Tricast £511.10
Trifecta £765.00

Selections

The Times:

Kalganov

Daily Mail:

Jkr Cobbler

SPOTLIGHT:

Rogue Force

D Express:

Tremendous Times

POSTDATA:

Rory

Telegraph:

Kalganov

The Guardian:

Kalganov

The Sun:

Kalganov

The Star:

Kalganov

Daily Mirror:

Jkr Cobbler

Daily Record:

Jkr Cobbler

RP RATINGS:

Rogue Force