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16:30 Brighton

Good To Soft

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  • Prize money: £3873.16
  • 0m 7f 216y
  • Class 5
  • 7 runners
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Runners: 7 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.75
  • Place: £1.70

Form: 49324

Last run: 63 days

W: 9st 11lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Close fourth in a Racing League race at Windsor (1m, good to firm) two months ago on handicap debut; runner-up in a soft-ground novice the time before but got upset in the stalls (withdrawn) when due to contest a three-runner C&D maiden in early September; probably needs improvement but he's a lightly raced 3yo so it can't be ruled out.

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

5th

8

(8)

23rd Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

Class 2

14:25 Doncaster

Magic Memories

9st 8lb

J: Tom Queally

T: Gary Moore

Did well to finish third, having started slowly, at Newmarket (1m, heavy) on last appearance; won cosily at Brighton (soft) the time before; has low mileage and may improve further this year; not ruled out.

11/1

3rd

12

(12)

4th Nov 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

14:10 Newmarket

Magic Memories

9st 2lb

J: Rhys Clutterbuck

T: Gary Moore

reared start and lost many lengths start, in rear, took keen hold and headway into midfield after 2f

11/1

1st

4

(3)

19th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 216y

Class 5

16:30 Brighton

Magic Memories

9st 11lb

J: Tom Queally

T: Gary Moore

dwelt start, took keen hold, midfield, switched to centre 3f out

4/1

7/2

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 432111 CD

Last run: 46 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

First came to Brighton in August and it's agreed with him, as he's won here on last three starts (two 7f, then one 1m); all three were on good (beaten a head on soft ground four starts back); still races freely and sweated up last time but he's on a roll and has to make appeal.

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

3rd

9

(6)

15th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 31y

Class 4

16:50 Windsor

Optiva Star

9st 4lb

J: Joe Leavy

T: Richard Hannon

prominent

10/1

12th

4

(11)

6th Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

17:40 Kempton (AW)

Optiva Star

9st 11lb

J: Alec Voikhansky

T: Richard Hannon

took keen hold, pressed leader, led narrowly after 1f

6/1

2nd

10

(7)

19th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 216y

Class 5

16:30 Brighton

Optiva Star

9st 7lb

J: Joe Leavy

T: Richard Hannon

sweating, took keen hold, prominent, switched to near side over 3f out, led over 1f out, kept on but headed towards finish

7/2

Form: 630126 CD

Last run: 36 days

W: 9st 8lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

Regular here and scored by a nose with a late bid over C&D in August; has looked in similar form since; rarely seen on softer than good; each-way contender if the ground is okay.

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

4th

2

(4)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 5

13:12 Lingfield (AW)

Poetic Force

9st 9lb

J: Molly Gunn

T: Tony Carroll

took keen hold, in touch with leaders

25/1

7th

2

(7)

2nd Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 5

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Poetic Force

9st 9lb

J: Jack Doughty

T: Tony Carroll

Veteran who has won 15 races; respectable fourth in higher grade at Lingfield (1m) most recently; record of 5-9 over C&D and, despite his old age, looks interesting returned to this scenario.

16/1

4th

6

(8)

8th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 4

16:10 Lingfield (AW)

Poetic Force

9st 6lb

J: Molly Gunn

T: Tony Carroll

Veteran who secured a 15th career success on turf in August but he could have run better back from a break at Wolverhampton, a venue he acts well at; bit to prove after that.

25/1

Form: 265149 D

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 1lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Off the mark at tenth attempt, keeping on well to prevail by a neck at Salisbury (1m, good) in August; ran okay next time but well beaten trying AW latest; usually ridden by Alec Voikhansky; possibilities back on turf.

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

4th

12

(4)

19th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 216y

Class 5

16:30 Brighton

Yellow Lion

9st 1lb

J: Alec Voikhansky

T: Richard Hannon

took keen hold, midfield, switched to near side over 2f out

10/1

9th

11

(10)

26th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 5

15:35 Lingfield (AW)

Yellow Lion

9st 4lb

J: Alec Voikhansky

T: Richard Hannon

Off the mark at tenth attempt, keeping on well to prevail by a neck at Salisbury (1m, good to firm) last month; ran okay off new mark at Newmarket a fortnight later but will need to kick on again here.

14/1

4th

6

(3)

25th Aug 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

15:50 Newmarket (July)

Yellow Lion

9st 2lb

J: Alec Voikhansky

T: Richard Hannon

Ground it out to make it tenth-time lucky at Salisbury (1m, good) 15 days ago; now 4lb higher and will need to improve again if he is to get the better of a couple of these; stable won this in 2017 and 2020.

4/1

Form: 120447 C

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Usually races prominently and can make the running; won here in April 2022; beaten a head at Chepstow (a regular there) in July on good to soft on first attempt at 1m and fair seventh at Newmarket three weeks ago on his third 1m run; well handicapped if back to his 2023 peak.

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

5th

3

(6)

19th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 216y

Class 5

16:30 Brighton

Macs Dilemma

9st 12lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: John O’Shea

sweating, took keen hold, prominent, switched to centre 3f out

20/1

7th

4

(9)

28th Sep 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

17:18 Newmarket

Macs Dilemma

9st 11lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: John O’Shea

Chepstow regular who won there in July and has been a fair fourth there the last twice; however, he needs something extra if he's to win this and it remains to be seen how he'll fare away from his favourite course.

14/1

4th

1

(2)

4th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 16y

Class 4

14:10 Chepstow

Macs Dilemma

10st 2lb

J: Georgia Dobie

T: John O’Shea

Course regular who's on a career-high mark following July's C&D win off 4lb lower; gave his running again here a week ago, from the front as usual switched from cheekpieces to blinkers, but will need a career-best to take this.

5/1

Form: 114845 CD

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Two wins in a row this May/June and one was at this track (second win here); virtually refused to race at Epsom three starts back and had to be cajoled along here next time, but more amenable at Leicester last week and ran fairly well; has to be considered given his pretty solid record here.

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

3rd

1

(17)

3rd Nov 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

15:45 Newmarket

Marsh Benham

10st 3lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: George Baker

As good as ever when keeping on well to beat 13 rivals at Windsor (1m, heavy) 11 days ago; only due to go up 3lb for that but, with conditions in his favour again, can make his presence felt under 5lb penalty here.

7/1

1st

3

(4)

23rd Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 0f 31y

Class 5

15:55 Windsor

Marsh Benham

9st 12lb

J: Charles Bishop

T: George Baker

Wins have come in early summer, twice round Brighton, and he has his moods; first-time headgear is the possible angle with him but he can pull hard and whether a slog in these conditions is ideal (done most racing over shorter) is questionable.

16/1

6th

11

(1)

19th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 216y

Class 5

16:30 Brighton

Marsh Benham

9st 6lb

J: Charles Bishop

T: George Baker

took keen hold, held up in rear, switched to near side 3f out, no impression from 2f out

8/1

6/1

Form: 551545

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Came clear on soft at Lingfield (7f) in August off 4lb lower under her frequent, claiming rider Alec Voikhansky; fair efforts in her only three attempts over this far, including latest start, and those don't look good enough.

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

7th

7

(2)

19th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 216y

Class 5

16:30 Brighton

Zabbie

9st 9lb

J: Sean Levey

T: Richard Hannon

reared in stalls before start, held up in rear, switched to near side over 2f out, no impression from 2f out

6/1

5th

6

(1)

20th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:15 Sandown

Zabbie

9st 6lb

J: Alec Voikhansky

T: Richard Hannon

prominent

11/1

4th

5

(4)

15th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

17:00 Sandown

Zabbie

9st 6lb

J: Sam Hitchcott

T: Richard Hannon

Came clear on soft ground at Lingfield (7f) but was only fifth back there a month ago on good to firm that she has won on in the past; not that most consistent and Alec Voikhansky has been claiming off her.

8/1

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Payout
Exacta £141.00
Straight Forecast £119.30
Tricast £1082.10
Trifecta £861.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Optiva Star

POSTDATA:

Poetic Force

The Times:

Magic Memories

RP RATINGS:

Yellow Lion

NEWMARKET:

Renesmee

The Guardian:

Shoot To Kill

Daily Mirror:

Magic Memories

TOPSPEED:

Yellow Lion

Telegraph:

Optiva Star

Daily Mail:

Optiva Star

The Star:

Optiva Star

Daily Record:

Optiva Star

D Express:

Poetic Force

The Sun:

Poetic Force