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Good To Soft

Sam Hall Memorial Handicap

  • Prize money: £4527.4
  • 0m 5f 0y
  • Class 5
  • 11 runners
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Sam Hall Memorial Handicap

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Rain

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.80
  • Place: £2.20

Form: 542472 D BF

Last run: 16 days

W: 8st 11lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Multiple 5f-6f winner (latest in May 2022), nearly all on good to soft and slower; involved in three tight finishes this year but has some work to do overall, including with Woobay on recent Catterick form.

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6th

10

(5)

3rd Apr 2024

Soft

0m 5f 212y

Class 5

17:00 Catterick

John Kirkup

8st 7lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: David Thompson

Went very close over C&D (good) last August and won at Redcar (5f, heavy) in October; this 9yo can be in the shake-up if fully tuned up, but previous reappearance evidence suggests he'll improve for the run.

10/1

10th

8

(9)

14th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

17:05 Newcastle (AW)

John Kirkup

9st 7lb

J: Jonny Peate

T: David Thompson

Tricky to win with in recent years but he did get up late in a 5f handicap at Redcar last month (heavy); 0-10 on AW and others appeal more.

5/1

5/1

  • Place: £1.20

Form: 258214 D BF

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Acts on soft; had just three runs in 5f handicaps, finishing second in the first two and making all in good style in an amateur jockeys' race at Catterick (good to soft) on latest turf start; up 6lb and things didn't pan out on AW since but of interest back on turf.

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9th

7

(5)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

19:20 Newcastle (AW)

Woobay

10st 6lb

J: Miss Pippa Brown

T: Phillip Makin

led

9/2

2nd

4

(3)

20th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

15:20 Redcar

Woobay

9st 9lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: Phillip Makin

Acts on soft; had just three runs in 5f handicaps, finishing second in the first two and making all in good style in an amateur jockeys' race at Catterick (good to soft) on latest turf start; up 6lb and things didn't pan out on AW since but of interest back on turf.

5/1

4th

1

(4)

13th Oct 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Newcastle (AW)

Woobay

10st 1lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Phillip Makin

awkward start, bumped start, in rear, headway on far side of group and prominent inside final furlong, no extra inside final 110yds

9/4

14/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 770056

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Maiden; has little to show for 3yo season but much better treated now and the signs were better when fifth of 20 at Ayr last month (5f, good to soft); not so good at Ripon since but has a squeak on the earlier run.

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3rd

1

(5)

13th Apr 2024

Good

0m 6f 3y

Class 6

19:00 Yarmouth

Northcliff

9st 11lb

J: Harry Davies

T: Mike Murphy & Michael Keady

Finally off the mark when scrambling home (7f, AW) in February off a 4lb lower mark; below that level last time and needs more back on turf; could probably have done without the drying weather.

6/1

4th

7

(1)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 1y

Class 5

15:45 Lingfield (AW)

Northcliff

9st 7lb

J: Harry Davies

T: Mike Murphy & Michael Keady

Off the mark at the 25th attempt (fifth for this yard) when clinging on in a 7f handicap at Wolverhampton four weeks ago; a 5lb rise for that doesn't look unduly generous though.

4/1

1st

3

(3)

23rd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

17:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Northcliff

9st 9lb

J: Harry Davies

T: Mike Murphy & Michael Keady

Ran well in first three three starts on the AW after joining this yard and his fourth of nine over C&D in December could hardly be working out better, but well held at Chelmsford (6f, Polytrack) yesterday which took his record to 0-24.

6/1

16/1

Form: 136994 CD

Last run: 16 days

W: 8st 11lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

Won first two 5f handicaps, in April and May (soft and good to soft), including over C&D; hasn't had a great second half of the year, however, and after running better than the bare result at Ayr last month he was well adrift at Catterick since; could still go well if the mood takes.

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4th

13

(12)

20th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

15:20 Redcar

Rajmeister

8st 11lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Rebecca Menzies

Won first two 5f handicaps, in April and May (soft and good to soft), including over C&D; hasn't had a great second half of the year, however, and after running better than the bare result at Ayr last month he was well adrift at Catterick since; could still go well if the mood takes.

16/1

4th

4

(9)

4th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

14:20 Catterick

Rajmeister

11st 0lb

J: Mr Philip Thomas

T: Rebecca Menzies

Equally effective over 6f-7f, even though both career wins have come over today's 5f trip (Class 6); lost his way after finishing in the frame in a selling handicap at Hamilton in July, but his latest Ayr effort (ninth of 20; first-time visor) was more encouraging; 2lb above last winning mark.

20/1

9th

12

(9)

21st Sep 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

14:25 Ayr

Rajmeister

9st 2lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: Rebecca Menzies

Couple of Class 6 wins on slow ground in the spring; blew the start and failed to beat a rival when last seen; chance partly depends on whether he breaks better and takes well to new headgear.

20/1

14/1

Form: 737008

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Wide-margin 7f winner on soft in 2022; had few chances at sprint trips but ran well for a long way in a better race than this at Nottingham in July (6f, soft) and would have finished closer but for interference on second start for new yard at Pontefract recently (first-ever 5f run; good to soft); strong pace will suit; well treated and of interest.

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2nd

7

(2)

12th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

17:30 Southwell (AW)

Cubanista

8st 7lb

J: Duran Fentiman

T: Olly Williams

Has gone close a few times this year including when beaten a short head and a neck into third of nine over C&D last month, but only sixth of nine in a 0-50 classified event here six days later; just 1-29 and others are preferred.

12/1

6th

4

(11)

16th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

18:15 Southwell (AW)

Cubanista

9st 9lb

J: Duran Fentiman

T: Olly Williams

towards rear, headway on outer over 4f out

11/1

3rd

9

(9)

10th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

19:30 Southwell (AW)

Cubanista

9st 3lb

J: Duran Fentiman

T: Olly Williams

His sole success came in the summer of 2022 and he posted a below-par fifth in 6f Newcastle classified event 26 days ago; others are more persuasive.

10/1

Form: 516452 D

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict

Better on AW and just 1-22 on grass, breaking his turf duck in July, but he gave it a good shot when second of 20 at Ayr last month (5f, good to soft; mixed record on soft); not a confirmed mudlark but in form and likely to go well.

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8th

6

(2)

8th Dec 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

18:45 Newcastle (AW)

So Grateful

9st 3lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Michael & David Easterby

Successful in just one of his last 17 starts and struggled to go the early pace when fifth of 11 at Southwell (5f, Tapeta) a fortnight ago; this stiffer track should suit, but he is still 4lb above his last winning mark so may find a few too strong.

12/1

5th

8

(12)

24th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 4f 214y

Class 5

19:45 Southwell (AW)

So Grateful

9st 5lb

J: Lewis Chalkley

T: Michael & David Easterby

Won three times here (5f/6f) in the summer of last year and exploited his lower turf mark at Pontefract (5f, good to firm) in July; ran well returned to the AW when third of ten at Newcastle (6f, Tapeta) a fortnight ago, but he may need a stiffer 5f than this now.

8/1

3rd

5

(10)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

19:20 Newcastle (AW)

So Grateful

10st 8lb

J: Miss Serena Brotherton

T: Michael & David Easterby

Campaigned on turf since April, with some success, but he's achieved more on AW and he returns to this sphere on a handy mark; both C&D runs have seen him go close; big player.

5/1

12/1

Form: 634547 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Soft-ground winner over 5f last autumn; several respectable efforts without winning this year but he found little at Hamilton recently and needs to return to form sharpish.

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3rd

7

(6)

8th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

15:20 Newcastle (AW)

High Opinion

9st 3lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Bryan Smart

Won over C&D last November and ran well in defeat over C&D the next twice; in the shake-up if his good form continues after a 74-day break.

6/1

4th

4

(3)

25th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

18:15 Newcastle (AW)

High Opinion

9st 6lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: Bryan Smart

held up in rear, headway over 1f out, no extra final 110yds

4/1

3rd

3

(8)

16th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

16:45 Newcastle (AW)

High Opinion

9st 9lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: Bryan Smart

Had something to spare in C&D event (off 6lb lower) last month, having been just pushed out after rider dropped his whip; can build on that win, being still unexposed on AW; highly respected.

7/2

Form: 634-15 D BF

Last run: 158 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Her 2yo season ended last July but made light of a layoff when making all on yard debut at Thirsk in April (5f, soft); failed to repeat it in May; off since; clearly can perform when fresh, and on soft; not discounted.

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8th

1

(8)

11th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 6

17:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Teresa Grace

9st 9lb

J: Zak Wheatley

T: Declan Carroll

took keen hold, pressed leaders on outer, lost position and struggling 2f out, weakened and dropped to last inside final furlong

8/1

2nd

2

(9)

5th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 4f 214y

Class 6

14:57 Southwell (AW)

Teresa Grace

9st 8lb

J: Zak Wheatley

T: Declan Carroll

led narrowly, ridden from under 2f out, edged left inside final furlong, headed inside final 110yds

5/1

12/1

Form: 746130 D

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Smart earlier in career, when acting on soft; revived since wind surgery, winning on AW then a luckless third at Beverley (5f, good); however, he finished nearer last than first at Ayr since and left on the same mark.

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0

11

(9)

10th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

17:20 Newcastle (AW)

Ben Macdui

9st 3lb

J: Graham Lee

T: Paul Midgley

Form dipped sharply the last twice, so needs to bounce back in a major way; however, looks difficult to dismiss, having scored over C&D (off 3lb lower) on last AW appearance.

12/1

9th

5

(15)

20th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

15:20 Redcar

Ben Macdui

9st 7lb

J: Graham Lee

T: Paul Midgley

Smart earlier in career, when acting on soft; revived since wind surgery, winning on AW then a luckless third at Beverley (5f, good); however, he finished nearer last than first at Ayr since and left on the same mark.

12/1

15th

10

(16)

21st Sep 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

14:25 Ayr

Ben Macdui

9st 8lb

J: Graham Lee

T: Paul Midgley

In great form since having wind surgery, winning at Newcastle (AW) then unlucky third at Beverley (good; would likely have won with clearer run); raised only 1lb for latest effort and commands respect.

7/1

10th
14 (8)
Candy Eye

14/1

Form: 5-44

Last run: 17 days

W: 8st 9lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Signs of ability at 5f, outpaced on second run back from a layoff, on Wolverhampton AW 17 days ago, but made late inroads into fourth of seven; very different surface today but should improve now handicapping.

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3rd

8

(3)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

20:30 Newcastle (AW)

Candy Eye

8st 11lb

J: Josephine Gordon

T: Tom Tate

took keen hold, led, alone and clear up the centre over 5f out, reduced lead over 1f out, headed and weakened final 110yds

33/1

9th

10

(4)

22nd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Newcastle (AW)

Candy Eye

8st 6lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: Tom Tate

No progress since handicapping and she looks booked for another struggle.

33/1

7th

7

(1)

25th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

18:15 Newcastle (AW)

Candy Eye

8st 5lb

J: Duran Fentiman

T: Tom Tate

took keen hold, led, 3 lengths ahead 3f out, reduced lead 2f out, headed over 1f out, soon weakened

33/1

Form: -36408

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Lightly raced maiden; has ability but has had two breaks since reappearing in April and he didn't run well either side of his latest one (on AW last week); plenty of work to do.

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11th

8

(6)

20th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

15:20 Redcar

Premier Option

9st 5lb

J: Duran Fentiman

T: Tim Easterby

Lightly raced maiden; has ability but has had two breaks since reappearing in April and he didn't run well either side of his latest one (on AW last week); plenty of work to do.

25/1

8th

2

(1)

13th Oct 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Newcastle (AW)

Premier Option

9st 11lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Tim Easterby

ducked left start, towards rear on far side of group, hung left and weakened over 2f out

10/1

12th

13

(8)

28th Jul 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 89y

Class 4

20:20 York

Premier Option

8st 9lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Tim Easterby

Returned to form with close fourth from the front at Catterick (5f, good to soft) last Wednesday when wearing this headgear for first time; however, needs something extra if he's to break his duck in this better race.

25/1

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Non-runners

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Payout
Exacta £227.00
Straight Forecast £147.50
Tricast £557.30
Trifecta £993.00

Selections

RP RATINGS:

Woobay

Telegraph:

Emeralds Pride

The Times:

Candy Eye

POSTDATA:

So Grateful

SPOTLIGHT:

Cubanista

The Star:

John Kirkup

Daily Mail:

Candy Eye

The Guardian:

Woobay

The Sun:

Woobay

D Express:

Emeralds Pride

Daily Mirror:

Emeralds Pride

Daily Record:

So Grateful