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Northumbria Leisure For Personal Service Nursery Handicap

  • Prize money: £3873.16
  • 0m 6f 0y
  • Class 5
  • 12 runners
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Northumbria Leisure For Personal Service Nursery Handicap

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Showers

9/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.90
  • Place: £2.60

Form: 621737 CD

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 6lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Has shown promise on turf but his win for Bryan Smart came over C&D; made his debut for Richard Fahey in a stronger race and he's one to consider back down in class.

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7th

10

(9)

1st Jan 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 2

16:45 Newcastle (AW)

Im Spartacus

8st 2lb

J: Tyler Heard

T: Richard Fahey

Stayed on well to win a C&D nursery in October (windy night and he was advantaged by being held up); mixed bag since then and he'll need a clear personal best to take this from out of the weights.

33/1

4th

6

(6)

6th Dec 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

16:55 Kempton (AW)

Im Spartacus

8st 10lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Richard Fahey

slowly away, raced in last, kept on inside final furlong, not reach leaders

10/1

3rd

1

(6)

18th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 5

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Im Spartacus

9st 9lb

J: Ryan Sexton

T: Richard Fahey

Dual winner over 6f at Newcastle, coming from the rear under Ryan Sexton when scoring off 5lb lower in October; bumped at the start when only seventh of eight there next time; needs to bounce back but it's possible and he's more persuasive than many.

8/1

6/1

  • Place: £3.40

Form: 5633 BF

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 8lb

2 yo Filly

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

She hasn't lived up to market billing in her four starts to date, including when favourite for a 5f nursery at Catterick three weeks ago; looked ready for the return to 6f on that occasion and the addition of cheekpieces could give her a lift.

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2nd

2

(6)

2nd Nov 2023

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

17:10 Newcastle (AW)

Cool Run

9st 10lb

J: Callum Rodriguez

T: Edward Bethell

dwelt start, took keen hold, towards rear, pushed along and headway over 1f out, ridden inside final 110yds, kept on towards finish

13/8

2nd

3

(5)

13th Oct 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Cool Run

9st 8lb

J: Callum Rodriguez

T: Edward Bethell

She hasn't lived up to market billing in her four starts to date, including when favourite for a 5f nursery at Catterick three weeks ago; looked ready for the return to 6f on that occasion and the addition of cheekpieces could give her a lift.

6/1

3rd

4

(1)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

15:30 Catterick

Cool Run

9st 8lb

J: Callum Rodriguez

T: Edward Bethell

awkward start, soon recovered and in touch with leaders, switched to near side after 2f

11/4

14/1

  • Place: £5.80

Form: 456554

Last run: 13 days

W: 8st 13lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Ran creditably upped to 6f at Chelmsford 13 days ago but he'll need to raise his game a notch if he's to come out on top.

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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: 566

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 9lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Useful pedigree and although he's been unplaced in his three runs in 6f turf races, he has shown clear signs of ability, notably when travelling strongly at Newbury (heavy) three weeks ago; faces a more realistic assignment on this nursery debut and there could be plenty of improvement in him.

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4th

1

(7)

13th Oct 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Assembly Call

9st 9lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Tom Dascombe

Useful pedigree and although he's been unplaced in his three runs in 6f turf races, he has shown clear signs of ability, notably when travelling strongly at Newbury (heavy) three weeks ago; faces a more realistic assignment on this nursery debut and there could be plenty of improvement in him.

8/1

6th

1

(3)

22nd Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

13:50 Newbury

Assembly Call

9st 7lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: Tom Dascombe

Has probably performed to a similar level in both runs (6f), beaten in the region of 5l at Salisbury (good to soft) and York (good); not everything went his way last time, and might not have to find all that much to be involved.

8/1

6th

2

(3)

10th Sep 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 2

13:40 York

Assembly Call

9st 4lb

J: William Buick

T: Tom Dascombe

Showed promise in similar event at Salisbury (6f, good to soft) nine days ago, keeping on for fifth of 11; open to improvement with that debut experience under his belt; could go well.

14/1

33/1

Form: 467

Last run: 17 days

W: 8st 12lb

2 yo Filly

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Not beaten far on her Pontefract debut (6f, good to firm) in June but that form hasn't really worked out; no progress in two runs since and her opening mark doesn't look especially generous.

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9th

8

7th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

12:47 Southwell (AW)

Calafrio

9st 7lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Philip Kirby

Made it 0-6 when below par last time but she stumbled at the start and had previously produced fair efforts in 6f nurseries on the Newcastle Tapeta; has dropped down the weights and might not be far away.

7/1

7th

8

(12)

25th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

16:15 Wolverhampton (AW)

Calafrio

9st 0lb

J: Robert Havlin

T: Philip Kirby

Got going too late to land a blow when fifth of 12 at Newcastle (6f) 18 days ago; ought to be suited by this return to 7f and has possibilities as long as stall 12 is not a major inconvenience.

7/1

5th

11

(4)

7th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:40 Newcastle (AW)

Calafrio

9st 2lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Philip Kirby

Ran better than her 100-1 odds when fifth of 12 over C&D on last month's nursery debut, beaten about 3l; each-way possibilities if building on it.

14/1

Form: 302336

Last run: 51 days

W: 9st 8lb

2 yo Filly

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Front-runner; no improvement for the switch to nurseries at Leicester in August despite being well backed; looks on a tough mark and there is other pace to worry about here.

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9th

8

(6)

14th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Tokyo Drift

9st 1lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: David Loughnane

Went close in a Thirsk maiden (5f, good) in May but her form has gradually regressed since then, including in two nurseries on turf/Tapeta; needs the extra furlong to help halt the slide.

16/1

6th

4

(6)

13th Oct 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Tokyo Drift

9st 8lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: David Loughnane

Front-runner; no improvement for the switch to nurseries at Leicester in August despite being well backed; looks on a tough mark and there is other pace to worry about here.

12/1

6th

5

(1)

23rd Aug 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

18:32 Leicester

Tokyo Drift

9st 0lb

J: Kevin Stott

T: David Loughnane

Has finished placed in three of her five starts but she was well below form when a well-held third of five at at Bath (5f, firm) in June; now switches to a nursery after a break but she needs to kick on again to make a serious impact.

9/1

Form: 331114 CD BF

Last run: 8 days

W: 9st 8lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Minor promise on turf but his form has taken off since switched to AW, completing a quick hat-trick in the last month (6f-7f, Tapeta and Polytrack); seemed to resent being behind horses at Lingfield last week, pulling extremely hard in the early stages and doing well to finish as close as he did in the circumstances; still feasibly treated on earlier efforts and this C&D winner might prove happier back on a straight track.

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7th

7

(12)

13th Oct 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Tropical Air

9st 8lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Charlie Johnston

Minor promise on turf but his form has taken off since switched to AW, completing a quick hat-trick in the last month (6f-7f, Tapeta and Polytrack); seemed to resent being behind horses at Lingfield last week, pulling extremely hard in the early stages and doing well to finish as close as he did in the circumstances; still feasibly treated on earlier efforts and this C&D winner might prove happier back on a straight track.

11/4

4th

3

(6)

5th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 1y

Class 5

15:15 Lingfield (AW)

Tropical Air

9st 9lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Charlie Johnston

Prominent-racer who won over C&D last month on his AW debut and second nursery start, and has won twice since (7f/6f, Tapeta), the latest at Newcastle on Monday when comfortably making all; his penalties are mounting up but he's 3-3 on AW and clearly thriving, and has to be respected.

11/4

1st

1

(3)

2nd Oct 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

19:00 Newcastle (AW)

Tropical Air

9st 13lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Charlie Johnston

Went with a good pace and showed the right attitude when winning at Wolverhampton last Monday; a 6lb penalty will make things tougher, having gone up 8lb for his previous win, but he looks on the upgrade and should be fine down from 7f.

4/5

Form: 274353

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Won a 5f maiden at Ayr in May (visored); series of creditable runs in nurseries since a gelding operation; left behind by the first two in a better race at Nottingham 17 days ago but still ran to form; stable also responsible for Petra Celera.

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8th

8

(9)

13th Oct 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Indication Call

9st 7lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: K R Burke

Won a 5f maiden at Ayr in May (visored); series of creditable runs in nurseries since a gelding operation; left behind by the first two in a better race at Nottingham 17 days ago but still ran to form; stable also responsible for Petra Celera.

6/1

3rd

5

(8)

26th Sep 2023

Soft

0m 6f 18y

Class 2

15:15 Nottingham

Indication Call

8st 12lb

J: P J McDonald

T: K R Burke

prominent

12/1

5th

6

(8)

13th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 182y

Class 5

14:40 Carlisle

Indication Call

9st 6lb

J: Brandon Wilkie

T: K R Burke

Beat three rivals in an Ayr maiden (5f, good; first-time visor) in May, but although not disgraced he hasn't really built on it in four nurseries in the meantime; has run well on good to soft, but anything softer would be a concern; no headgear today.

11/2

16/1

Form: 324076

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 8lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Promise in novice/maiden events in May and June but more recent efforts have been unconvincing; handicapper relenting but he still has something to prove on his nursery debut; blinkers tried for the first time (wore cheekpieces latest).

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10th

10

(1)

5th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

17:30 Dundalk (AW)

Land Lover

9st 7lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

17,000gns recruit from Craig Lidster, placed in novice/maiden events in early summer last year; never counted on yard debut in testing conditions at the Curragh recently and possibly best watched for now.

14/1

14th

10

(11)

18th Mar 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

17:10 Curragh

Land Lover

8st 13lb

J: J M Sheridan

T: Denis Gerard Hogan

Promise in novice/maiden events in May and June last year; became disappointing; now gelded, best watched on Irish debut.

16/1

9th

5

(8)

13th Oct 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Land Lover

9st 8lb

J: Graham Lee

T: Craig Lidster

Promise in novice/maiden events in May and June but more recent efforts have been unconvincing; handicapper relenting but he still has something to prove on his nursery debut; blinkers tried for the first time (wore cheekpieces latest).

16/1

Form: 441523 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 8lb

2 yo Filly

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Prominent racer; won a soft-ground nursery at Ffos Las in July and placed on turf the last twice; not sure she's ahead of her mark but likely to give her running; Tapeta debut.

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4th

4

(2)

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

15:07 Ripon

Without Flaw

9st 3lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Tina Jackson

in touch with leaders on far side of group

14/1

10th

6

(4)

13th Oct 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Without Flaw

9st 8lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Archie Watson

Prominent racer; won a soft-ground nursery at Ffos Las in July and placed on turf the last twice; not sure she's ahead of her mark but likely to give her running; Tapeta debut.

8/1

10/1

Form: 682333

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 4lb

2 yo Filly

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Eight-race maiden who has proven consistent rather than progressive; didn't see out 7f quite so well as reopposing stablemate Tropical Air at Wolverhampton 18 days ago; more minor money perhaps her best hope.

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11th

10

(10)

13th Oct 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Kandy House

9st 4lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Charlie Johnston

Eight-race maiden who has proven consistent rather than progressive; didn't see out 7f quite so well as reopposing stablemate Tropical Air at Wolverhampton 18 days ago; more minor money perhaps her best hope.

10/1

3rd

2

(5)

25th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

17:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Kandy House

9st 8lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Charlie Johnston

in touch with leaders

8/1

3rd

5

(2)

13th Sep 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:00 Kempton (AW)

Kandy House

9st 8lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Charlie Johnston

in touch with leaders, outpaced 2f out, kept on but no match for first two

5/1

OUR TIP

16/1

Form: 231307 D

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 8lb

2 yo Filly

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

The form of her Catterick maiden win in July has been franked by the placed horses but two nursery runs have been less convincing; switch to AW needs to revive her fortunes.

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5th

6

(4)

14th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 1y

Class 4

13:00 Lingfield (AW)

Petra Celera

8st 11lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: K R Burke

Busy as 2yo, including two wins, and best efforts came on Tapeta last three starts; beaten a nose at Newcastle on her only attempt at 7f, before respectable fourth to Bulldog Drummond there back over 6f; needs to resume improvement.

10/1

4th

2

(6)

16th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

15:44 Newcastle (AW)

Petra Celera

9st 9lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: K R Burke

Busy 2yo who has settled well into the AW, putting on a spurt to win at Wolverhampton (6f) and having no trouble with the step up to 7f when just losing out to improved one here last week; up 2lb; solid on return to 6f.

7/1

2nd

7

(6)

9th Dec 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

16:05 Newcastle (AW)

Petra Celera

9st 5lb

J: Pierre-Louis Jamin

T: K R Burke

prominent on near side of group, went second over 2f out, led and going best over 1f out, ridden and sustained duel with winner inside final furlong, headed inside final 110yds, just held

15/2

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Payout
Exacta £1127.00
Straight Forecast £789.30
Tricast £12473.70
Trifecta £19120.00

Selections

RP RATINGS:

Tropical Air

SPOTLIGHT:

Assembly Call

POSTDATA:

Kandy House

The Guardian:

Cool Run

LAMBOURN:

Without Flaw

The Star:

Torvar

The Times:

Assembly Call

Telegraph:

Tropical Air

Daily Mail:

Tropical Air

Daily Mirror:

Tropical Air

The Sun:

Tropical Air

Daily Record:

Tropical Air

D Express:

Kandy House