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17:20 Goodwood

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Goodwood Racehorse Owners’ Group Handicap

  • Prize money: £6621
  • 1m 0f 0y
  • Class 4
  • 10 runners
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Goodwood Racehorse Owners’ Group Handicap

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Scattered showers

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £8.00
  • Place: £2.40

Form: 83-125 D

Last run: 130 days

W: 9st 11lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Absent since his form dipped on AW in June; showed improvement in soft-ground handicaps in April, winning at Windsor then clear second behind Expressionless at Epsom (8.5f; kicked clear a bit too soon in hindsight); may have more to offer back on turf.

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22

(19)

23rd Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

Class 2

15:35 Doncaster

Alpha Crucis

8st 2lb

J: Anna Gibson

T: Gary Moore

Only sixth of 14 at Newmarket (1m, heavy) last November when last seen, and he's up in grade today; however, he was progressive on soft ground previously last year, including a win at Goodwood (1m) in October, and this unexposed 4yo retains potential; interesting outsider.

25/1

6th

7

(7)

4th Nov 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

14:10 Newmarket

Alpha Crucis

9st 6lb

J: Kevin Stott

T: Gary Moore

towards rear

9/1

1st

4

(6)

15th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

17:20 Goodwood

Alpha Crucis

9st 11lb

J: Jason Watson

T: Gary Moore

Absent since his form dipped on AW in June; showed improvement in soft-ground handicaps in April, winning at Windsor then clear second behind Expressionless at Epsom (8.5f; kicked clear a bit too soon in hindsight); may have more to offer back on turf.

8/1

8/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 092013 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Justified favouritism in two-runner maiden at Brighton (1m, good), then wasn't disgraced in Newbury handicap (1m, heavy; met traffic issues, bare form can be marked up) later in September; not ruled out.

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16th

14

(6)

4th Nov 2023

Heavy

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

15:57 Newmarket

Lunatick

9st 4lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Hughie Morrison

Off the mark in two-runner race at Brighton in September and things haven't gone to plan in two 1m runs since, had no luck in running at Newbury (heavy) and again pulled hard when seeing too much daylight at Goodwood since; the return to 7f, for the first time on turf, could be ideal; involved.

11/2

2nd

6

(7)

15th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

17:20 Goodwood

Lunatick

9st 9lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: Hughie Morrison

Justified favouritism in two-runner maiden at Brighton (1m, good), then wasn't disgraced in Newbury handicap (1m, heavy; met traffic issues, bare form can be marked up) later in September; not ruled out.

8/1

9/2

  • Place: £3.30

Form: 189823 D BF

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Triple AW scorer who is threatening to open his turf account, having posted encouraging efforts over 1m at Ascot (good; close second) and Newmarket (good to firm; unlucky third, met traffic issues) since wearing a hood; respected off unaltered mark.

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6th

3

(7)

4th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 4

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Double Time

9st 7lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Sir Mark Todd

Triple AW scorer around 1m, including here; placed three times over 1m on turf last autumn; pulled too hard when below-form seventh at Chelmsford on final start in November; likely still speedy enough for 7f but peak fitness has to be taken on trust after five months off.

9/1

7th

8

(4)

11th Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

20:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Double Time

9st 8lb

J: George Rooke

T: Sir Mark Todd

towards rear, pulled hard after 3f

6/1

3rd

3

(11)

15th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

17:20 Goodwood

Double Time

9st 13lb

J: George Rooke

T: Sir Mark Todd

Triple AW scorer who is threatening to open his turf account, having posted encouraging efforts over 1m at Ascot (good; close second) and Newmarket (good to firm; unlucky third, met traffic issues) since wearing a hood; respected off unaltered mark.

9/2

Form: -68730 CD

Last run: 66 days

W: 9st 7lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Best effort this term when third at Chepstow (1m, good to soft) on penultimate start; exposed mare but is handicapped to go well, having won off 1lb higher here in August 2022; creditable fourth in this race last year.

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6th

2

(2)

24th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 5

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Celtic Empress

9st 10lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Heather Main

Still 1lb lower than when last successful and ran with credit when fourth of ten at Goodwood (1m, soft) nine days ago; well beaten in one previous go on the AW (at Kempton) so she does have a bit to prove.

12/1

4th

8

(4)

15th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

17:20 Goodwood

Celtic Empress

9st 7lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Heather Main

Best effort this term when third at Chepstow (1m, good to soft) on penultimate start; exposed mare but is handicapped to go well, having won off 1lb higher here in August 2022; creditable fourth in this race last year.

14/1

25/1

Form: 843384 D

Last run: 27 days

W: 8st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

Ordinary handicapper who has done his winning in Class 6; campaigned over 1m2f/1m3f this season and now returns to 1m; not straightforward and looks one to oppose back up two grades.

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2nd

9

(3)

6th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

14:50 Chelmsford (AW)

Platinum Prince

9st 4lb

J: Anna Gibson

T: Gary Moore

midfield on inner, headway over 1f out, pressed winner inside final furlong, kept on

8/1

7th

9

(3)

29th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Platinum Prince

9st 4lb

J: Hector Crouch

T: Gary Moore

in touch with leaders, short of room then midfield after 3f

6/1

5th

5

(7)

31st Dec 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

Class 6

13:24 Lingfield (AW)

Platinum Prince

9st 7lb

J: Rhys Clutterbuck

T: Gary Moore

Dual course winner at up to 1m2f; usually held up; back below his last winning mark and has won when fresh, so returns from a break as a potential player over this new trip.

6/1

Form: 676931 D

Last run: 41 days

W: 9st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Has form on slow ground; all wins on good/firmer, the most recent at Brighton (7f, good) six weeks ago when nicely treated; faces a tougher task back up 5lb, having never defied a mark in the 70s.

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4th

3

(13)

1st Apr 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:15 Kempton (AW)

Intercessor

9st 9lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: Dr Richard Newland & Jamie Insole

Former stablemate of Green Power; 0-5 on AW but posted a very solid effort at Lingfield (1m) ten days ago on debut for new connections, beating all bar Cephalus who was on the third leg of a four-timer that culminated in a Good Friday success; interesting off the same mark.

6/1

2nd

4

(10)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 5

13:12 Lingfield (AW)

Intercessor

9st 8lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: Dr Richard Newland & Jamie Insole

slowly away, raced wide early, soon in touch with leaders, headway over 5f out, led over 2f out, headed inside final furlong, kept on

8/1

6th

7

(8)

15th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

17:20 Goodwood

Intercessor

9st 7lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: John Gallagher

Has form on slow ground; all wins on good/firmer, the most recent at Brighton (7f, good) six weeks ago when nicely treated; faces a tougher task back up 5lb, having never defied a mark in the 70s.

10/1

OUR TIP

10/1

Form: 625343 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 13lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Recorded a clearcut success on soft going at Windsor (1m) in the spring; respectable third on similar surface at this course (1m1f) most recently; has slipped back to an attractive mark and enters calculations.

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7th

2

(5)

15th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

17:20 Goodwood

Sly Madam

9st 13lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Sheena West

Recorded a clearcut success on soft going at Windsor (1m) in the spring; respectable third on similar surface at this course (1m1f) most recently; has slipped back to an attractive mark and enters calculations.

10/1

3rd

8

(6)

27th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 1f 11y

Class 4

17:20 Goodwood

Sly Madam

9st 4lb

J: George Bass

T: Sheena West

Similar type to Junkanoo, having recorded a clearcut success on soft going at Windsor (1m) in the spring; not disgraced over 1m1f three starts back; on a workable mark and looks one to consider.

9/1

4th

1

(9)

20th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:15 Sandown

Sly Madam

10st 0lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Sheena West

in touch with leaders

10/1

14/1

Form: 117223 D

Last run: 13 days

W: 8st 6lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Scored twice in lower grades in June and largely consistent otherwise this year, most recently third at Bath (1m, soft); bit to prove at this level but is compensated by racing off a low weight.

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7th

9

(1)

28th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 5

18:30 Southwell (AW)

Racing Demon

9st 0lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Ed de Giles

slowly away, took keen hold, in rear, headway into midfield halfway

16/1

8th

11

(3)

15th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

17:20 Goodwood

Racing Demon

8st 6lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Ed de Giles

Scored twice in lower grades in June and largely consistent otherwise this year, most recently third at Bath (1m, soft); bit to prove at this level but is compensated by racing off a low weight.

14/1

3rd

8

(5)

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

15:02 Bath

Racing Demon

9st 8lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Ed de Giles

short of room soon after start, in rear

4/1

Form: 437-11

Last run: 173 days

W: 9st 13lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Won going away at Nottingham (1m classified event) and Epsom (8.5f handicap; beat Alpha Crucis) in April, both on soft ground; absent since but looked open to further progress and is interesting on return to action; market confidence would be particularly encouraging.

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6th

2

(6)

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 2f 37y

Class 5

16:53 Bath

Expressionless

9st 8lb

J: Rhys Clutterbuck

T: Dylan Cunha

Started last season with two wins at about 1m on soft ground in the spring; not so good afterwards, including one run on heavy, and he weakened right out of it when reappearing in the Spring Mile at Doncaster (1m, soft; 12-1) 15 days ago; cheekpieces last three outings; question to answer.

12/1

13th

14

(15)

23rd Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

Class 2

14:25 Doncaster

Expressionless

9st 4lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Dylan Cunha

Started last season in great form, winning twice at about 1m on soft ground in the spring; out of sorts later in 2023 but this may be the time to catch him; revival looks possible on reappearance.

14/1

7th

4

(8)

5th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 4

14:05 Lingfield (AW)

Expressionless

9st 10lb

J: Kyle Strydom

T: Dylan Cunha

Bright start to the campaign with two turf wins (at about 1m) in spring, then had a layoff; not in same form this autumn and never landed a blow over C&D (AW debut) most recently.

25/1

Form: 291053 D BF

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Sole turf win came at Windsor (1m, good) in July; best effort since when a strong-finishing third at Lingfield (1m, AW) last month; just not guaranteed to back up that effort, as he lacks consistency.

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10th

9

(9)

15th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

17:20 Goodwood

Dream Of Mischief

9st 6lb

J: Jim Crowley

T: Amanda Perrett

Sole turf win came at Windsor (1m, good) in July; best effort since when a strong-finishing third at Lingfield (1m, AW) last month; just not guaranteed to back up that effort, as he lacks consistency.

11/2

3rd

6

(12)

26th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 5

15:35 Lingfield (AW)

Dream Of Mischief

9st 9lb

J: Jim Crowley

T: Amanda Perrett

Won his only previous Polytrack race (over 7f here last year) and produced career-best performance to win at Windsor (1m, good) in July but this season's record is very mixed and he's not an easy one to predict.

20/1

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Payout
Exacta £319.00
Straight Forecast £309.90
Tricast £2595.90
Trifecta £2966.00

Selections

NEWMARKET:

Expressionless

RP RATINGS:

Alpha Crucis

SPOTLIGHT:

Double Time

The Times:

Alpha Crucis

TOPSPEED:

Double Time

Telegraph:

Expressionless

The Sun:

Expressionless