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14:05 York

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William Hill EBF Novice Stakes (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £10800
  • 0m 6f 0y
  • Class 3
  • 16 runners
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William Hill EBF Novice Stakes (GBB Race)

Runners: 16 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

5/2 (Won)

  • Win: £2.88
  • Place: £1.20

Form: 3342

Last run: 33 days

W: 9st 4lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Consistent in four outings; ran well over C&D (good/good to firm) the last twice, finishing fourth in sales race then second in novice event; brings the best form and has a very solid chance.

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1st

9

(14)

13th Oct 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

14:05 York

Pilgrim

9st 4lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: David & Nicola Barron

Consistent in four outings; ran well over C&D (good/good to firm) the last twice, finishing fourth in sales race then second in novice event; brings the best form and has a very solid chance.

5/2

2nd

5

(1)

10th Sep 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 2

13:40 York

Pilgrim

9st 4lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: David & Nicola Barron

Consistent thus far, having recorded form figures of 334, most recently just under a length behind Ziggy's Condor in C&D sales contest (outran his 40-1 odds); now gets 5lb pull with that rival and warrants respect.

4/1

4th

16

(9)

24th Aug 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 2

14:25 York

Pilgrim

9st 2lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: David & Nicola Barron

Has come up short in two 5f maidens in the north (good to soft/soft) and it's a big ask to shed his maiden status in a race of this nature.

25/1

25/1

  • Place: £9.30

Form: 65

Last run: 24 days

W: 8st 13lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Both starts over 5f, better effort when 150-1 fifth at Redcar latest; two of these opponents have better form and there are interesting newcomers to worry about too.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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2nd

15

(2)

13th Oct 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

14:05 York

Elegant Call

8st 13lb

J: David Allan

T: Tim Easterby

Both starts over 5f, better effort when 150-1 fifth at Redcar latest; two of these opponents have better form and there are interesting newcomers to worry about too.

25/1

5th

10

(11)

19th Sep 2023

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

14:25 Redcar

Elegant Call

9st 2lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Tim Easterby

Looks comfortably held by Circus Lion on Hamilton debut form and needs to improve plenty for that experience.

50/1

6th

8

(2)

5th Sep 2023

Good

0m 5f 7y

Class 4

16:40 Hamilton

Elegant Call

8st 13lb

J: Sean Kirrane

T: Tim Easterby

dwelt start, soon prominent, weakened final furlong

16/1

4/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 4lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Blue Point colt; closely related to 6f 2yo winner Nasimi, half-brother to three winners notably Sovereign Prince (7f/1m including 2yo/Listed); dam 6f 2yo Group 2 winner; major yard; interesting debutant.

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

1st

6

23rd Oct 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 5

14:35 Wolverhampton (AW)

Gamekeeper

9st 7lb

J: James Doyle

T: John & Thady Gosden

Blue Point colt; 7-2 for York debut ten days ago and once getting the hang of things he finished well to take third over this far on soft ground; the front two had experience and the winner set the standard; every chance.

11/8

3rd

5

(6)

13th Oct 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

14:05 York

Gamekeeper

9st 4lb

J: Benoit De La Sayette

T: John & Thady Gosden

Blue Point colt; closely related to 6f 2yo winner Nasimi, half-brother to three winners notably Sovereign Prince (7f/1m including 2yo/Listed); dam 6f 2yo Group 2 winner; major yard; interesting debutant.

4/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 4lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

11,000euros yearling, 40,000gns 2yo; by Harry Angel out of a French 1m2f/1m4f winning daughter of sister to Cheveley Park/1,000 Guineas winner Natagora; check the betting.

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Verdict Starting price

4th

6

(9)

13th Oct 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

14:05 York

Harry Bassett

9st 4lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Amy Murphy

11,000euros yearling, 40,000gns 2yo; by Harry Angel out of a French 1m2f/1m4f winning daughter of sister to Cheveley Park/1,000 Guineas winner Natagora; check the betting.

20/1

5/1

Form: 3

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 4lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

From a stable that's having a great season with 2yos; duly made a promising debut at Ayr (6f, soft) ten days ago, keeping-on third; respected with progress on the cards.

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Verdict Starting price

5th

4

(5)

13th Oct 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

14:05 York

Bona Fortuna

9st 4lb

J: Sam James

T: K R Burke

From a stable that's having a great season with 2yos; duly made a promising debut at Ayr (6f, soft) ten days ago, keeping-on third; respected with progress on the cards.

5/1

3rd

2

(5)

3rd Oct 2023

Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

14:12 Ayr

Bona Fortuna

9st 7lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: K R Burke

prominent, outpaced 2f out, rallied but ran green over 1f out, kept on and went third inside final 110yds

5/2

40/1

Form: 84

Last run: 13 days

W: 8st 13lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Modest RPRs in two sprint races, comfortably held in fourth place a Ripon latest; handicaps should be more suitable shortly.

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No / Draw
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5th

4

(9)

13th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 6

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Alfanatical

9st 6lb

J: William Pyle

T: Craig Lidster

Second of eight, beaten over 4l, on her nursery debut at Chelmsford ten weeks ago (6f); however, dropped away to finish last of 12 at Southwell on Thursday; needs to leave that behind her if turned out quickly.

8/1

12th

6

(10)

11th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

11:50 Southwell (AW)

Alfanatical

9st 4lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Craig Lidster

Absent since her creditable second, albeit no match for winner, over 6f at Chelmsford (AW/handicap debut) ten weeks ago; open to progress at this level and enters calculations off same mark.

7/1

2nd

6

(5)

2nd Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

17:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Alfanatical

8st 13lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Craig Lidster

Trainer has been among the winners, including with a couple of 2yos, and Billy Loughnane (first ride for him) is a positive booking; starts nursery life off a basement mark and is one to consider.

6/1

Form: 5

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 4lb

2 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Only a modest fifth at Ripon (6f, good) on debut, though made some encouraging late headway from rear; may do better with the experience under his belt.

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7th

3

(1)

18th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

20:30 Southwell (AW)

Hearitfortheboys

9st 8lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: Nigel Tinkler

Landed a gamble on nursery debut at Kempton (6f, Polytrack) in November but he's finished down the field in two runs since including when favourite at Wolverhampton last time; now goes back up in trip but he needs to resume his progress.

4/1

4th

2

(1)

2nd Jan 2024

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 6

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Hearitfortheboys

9st 9lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: Nigel Tinkler

Landed a gamble in a 6f nursery at Kempton in November (handicap debut); less good at Newcastle 17 days ago; dropping to 5f needs to spark a revival.

8/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 4lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Newcomer by Night Of Thunder out of connections' Listed-placed 6f winner Gravity Flow; trainer also runs Alhoby; looks potentially useful, judged on breeding.

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2nd

4

(1)

23rd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 5

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Thunder Flow

9st 7lb

J: Jack Enright

T: William Haggas

in touch with leaders, headway then hampered and stumbled over 1f out, ran on inside final furlong

3/1

4th

8

(6)

7th Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

18:00 Kempton (AW)

Thunder Flow

9st 0lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: William Haggas

Both starts over 6f, better effort when fifth (never landed a blow) at this course latest; had wind surgery since; may well take another step forward with this extra furlong worth exploring.

12/1

5th

8

(4)

6th Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

17:45 Kempton (AW)

Thunder Flow

9st 0lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: William Haggas

midfield

5/1

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 8st 13lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

33,000euros yearling, £28,000 2yo; Dandy Man half-sister to three winners, notably Encourageable (7f/1m); dam 6f/7f 2yo winner; check the betting.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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2nd

8

(4)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

16:40 Newcastle (AW)

Alreet Cha

8st 6lb

J: William Pyle

T: Craig Lidster

Promise in novice/maiden company and again when second of six over C&D on her handicap debut 17 days ago, doing best of those held up off a steady pace; solid contender at these weights.

5/2

2nd

3

(6)

16th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

17:30 Newcastle (AW)

Alreet Cha

9st 8lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Craig Lidster

Forced to run five times before being allocated a mark, shaping with promise on a few occasions; latest Wolverhampton second not the easiest piece of form to assess but she moves into handicaps with the potential for more.

7/2

2nd

6

(3)

2nd Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Alreet Cha

9st 2lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Craig Lidster

in touch with leaders, headway from over 2f out, hung left over 1f out, no impression inside final furlong

11/4

40/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 4lb

2 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

7,500euros foal, 6,000euros yearling; sibling to numerous winners but his stable is operating at a very low strike-rate with 2yos this season; others preferred.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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7th

3

(10)

21st Nov 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 4

19:45 Wolverhampton (AW)

Monks Dream

9st 8lb

J: Alex Fielding

T: Tim Easterby

Landed a gamble at Newcastle last month and showed the right attitude to follow up under Alex Fielding at the same course 11 days ago; the return to 6f should suit but he has more on his plate now handicapping from a wide stall.

4/1

1st

1

(5)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

16:12 Newcastle (AW)

Monks Dream

9st 8lb

J: Alex Fielding

T: Tim Easterby

Justified market support with a ready success over 6f here ten days ago on second start; has a few 5f winners in his pedigree and looks likely to cope with this drop in trip; leading player.

11/4

1st

6

(10)

31st Oct 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

17:15 Newcastle (AW)

Monks Dream

9st 7lb

J: David Allan

T: Tim Easterby

dwelt start, towards rear, smooth headway on near side of group to lead over 2f out, went clear and shaken up over 1f out, readily

9/1

8/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 4lb

2 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

78,000gns foal; by Kodiac and the first foal of a maiden daughter of half-sister to 7f-1m Group 1 winner Sky Lantern; one of two newcomers for the yard; market instructive.

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6th

1

(8)

20th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 217y

Class 5

14:45 Redcar

Alhoby

9st 7lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: William Haggas

From major yard but may be one for the longer term, having shown no immediate promise at York (6f, soft; never figured) last week.

13/2

11th

2

(15)

13th Oct 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

14:05 York

Alhoby

9st 4lb

J: Cieren Fallon

T: William Haggas

78,000gns foal; by Kodiac and the first foal of a maiden daughter of half-sister to 7f-1m Group 1 winner Sky Lantern; one of two newcomers for the yard; market instructive.

8/1

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 8st 13lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Filly by Postponed out of a 1m4f AW winner; looks unlikely to have the pace for 6f, unless she's been showing speed at home; market should complete the picture.

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

9th

9

(10)

12th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

18:00 Southwell (AW)

Queen Roslyn

9st 2lb

J: Ben Robinson

T: Brian Ellison

midfield

50/1

9th

11

(3)

31st Oct 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

17:15 Newcastle (AW)

Queen Roslyn

9st 2lb

J: Harry Russell

T: Brian Ellison

dwelt start, in rear throughout

50/1

12th

17

(8)

13th Oct 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

14:05 York

Queen Roslyn

8st 13lb

J: Harry Russell

T: Brian Ellison

Filly by Postponed out of a 1m4f AW winner; looks unlikely to have the pace for 6f, unless she's been showing speed at home; market should complete the picture.

33/1

13th
12 (17)
Wahkan

6/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 4lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

250,000gns yearling; Sioux Nation half-brother to winners Stormy Girl (6f including 2yo/Listed) and Dirty Rascal (6f/7f including 2yo), out of 7f AW winner; notable connections; respected debutant.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

11th

7

(2)

5th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 4

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Wahkan

9st 7lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: George Boughey

15-2, looked in need of the initial experience when 13th in novice at York (6f, soft) in October on his sole run for Kevin Ryan; changed hands for 19,000gns since and this Sioux Nation colt remains with potential.

16/1

13th

12

(17)

13th Oct 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

14:05 York

Wahkan

9st 4lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Kevin Ryan

250,000gns yearling; Sioux Nation half-brother to winners Stormy Girl (6f including 2yo/Listed) and Dirty Rascal (6f/7f including 2yo), out of 7f AW winner; notable connections; respected debutant.

6/1

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 4lb

2 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Pastoral Pursuits half-brother to two winners for his connections, namely Big Ace (5f 2yo) and Little Ted (1m-1m2f); however, neither scored on debut.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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2nd

8

(5)

20th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

18:00 Newcastle (AW)

Tip Top Tank

8st 12lb

J: Sean Kirrane

T: Tim Easterby

squeezed out start, soon recovered and in touch with leaders in centre of group, went fourth 2f out, went third 1f out, went second inside final furlong, kept on well final 110yds, eyecatcher

25/1

9th

7

(11)

5th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

11:32 Southwell (AW)

Tip Top Tank

9st 7lb

J: David Allan

T: Tim Easterby

midfield, outpaced over 3f out

150/1

8

(8)

12th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

17:30 Southwell (AW)

Tip Top Tank

9st 7lb

J: David Allan

T: Tim Easterby

Related to winners from this yard but made a quiet start at huge odds at York (6f, soft) two months ago.

50/1

100/1

Form: 00

Last run: 21 days

W: 8st 13lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Dismal form claims, having finished last in both outings.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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15th

16

(3)

13th Oct 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

14:05 York

Gator Girl

8st 13lb

J: Charlie Bennett

T: John O’Shea

Dismal form claims, having finished last in both outings.

100/1

11th

13

(10)

22nd Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

13:50 Newbury

Gator Girl

9st 2lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: John O’Shea

Sent off 200-1 at Windsor (6f) and ran accordingly, finishing well behind Hurricane Power.

200/1

13th

11

(9)

4th Sep 2023

Good To Firm

0m 6f 12y

Class 5

16:20 Windsor

Gator Girl

9st 2lb

J: Charlie Bennett

T: John O’Shea

slowly away, always behind

33/1

OUR TIP

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 4lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

40,000gns yearling; by Soldier's Call and the first foal of connections' 5f 2yo winner Nicki's Angel; heed the market signals.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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3

(7)

13th Oct 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

14:05 York

Angels Call

9st 4lb

J: David Nolan

T: Richard Fahey

40,000gns yearling; by Soldier's Call and the first foal of connections' 5f 2yo winner Nicki's Angel; heed the market signals.

16/1

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Payout
Exacta £1075.00
Straight Forecast £1290.60
Trifecta £5100.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Pilgrim

Daily Mail:

Bona Fortuna

The Sun:

Wahkan

Telegraph:

Thunder Flow

D Express:

Alhoby

NEWMARKET:

Gamekeeper

Daily Mirror:

Bona Fortuna

The Star:

Wahkan

RP RATINGS:

Pilgrim

TOPSPEED:

Pilgrim

POSTDATA:

Pilgrim

The Times:

Pilgrim

The Guardian:

Pilgrim

Daily Record:

Pilgrim