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16:12 Wolverhampton (AW)

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  • 1m 0f 142y
  • Class 6
  • 11 runners
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Runners: 11 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Showers

5/2 (Won)

Form: 512134 BF

Last run: 48 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Ran creditably dropped back in distance at Brighton seven weeks ago, taking form figures over 1m to 1214; 3yo gelding who may still have more to offer at this sort of trip; shortlisted.

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1st

3

(1)

21st Oct 2023

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

16:12 Wolverhampton (AW)

Hitched

9st 8lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: David Simcock

Ran creditably dropped back in distance at Brighton seven weeks ago, taking form figures over 1m to 1214; 3yo gelding who may still have more to offer at this sort of trip; shortlisted.

5/2

4th

6

(7)

3rd Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 216y

Class 5

16:45 Brighton

Hitched

9st 0lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: David Simcock

Two 1m wins since handicapping this summer; form dipped over 1m2f on heavy ground last time but he still has some potential back in trip and on a sounder surface; strong contender.

7/2

3rd

2

(1)

8th Aug 2023

Soft

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

16:50 Ffos Las

Hitched

9st 8lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: David Simcock

The hood has helped and he's progressed since handicapping, showing the right attitude to scramble home off 2lb lower at Bath latest; a leap of faith is needed today, though, as he goes beyond 1m and tackles this sort of ground for the first time.

Evs

Form: 423334

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Consistent 3yo maiden who made the frame at Bath (1m) most recently; went close off 3lb higher there in July; possibilities if proving as effective back on AW.

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9th

8

(9)

25th Mar 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 6

19:00 Newcastle (AW)

Pacos Pride

9st 4lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Daragh Bourke

Maiden who has been placed in 5-13 starts; best effort came on Tapeta at Wolverhampton (8.5f) last October; left Roger Varian after that; well below that level on first start for this trainer; others preferred.

14/1

7th

7

(3)

14th Nov 2023

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0m 7f 14y

Class 6

15:55 Newcastle (AW)

Pacos Pride

9st 5lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Daragh Bourke

in rear

11/2

2nd

7

(3)

21st Oct 2023

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

16:12 Wolverhampton (AW)

Pacos Pride

9st 5lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Roger Varian

Consistent 3yo maiden who made the frame at Bath (1m) most recently; went close off 3lb higher there in July; possibilities if proving as effective back on AW.

4/1

Form: -10387 CD

Last run: 42 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

Far from consistent since last December; admittedly won off 2lb higher over C&D in February but he's not guaranteed to reproduce that form; usual headgear removed.

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14

(9)

13th Apr 2024

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1m 2f 0y

Class 6

10:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Kingwell

8st 11lb

J: George Wood

T: Mrs Ilka Gansera-Leveque

Record of 1-24 suggests that others are more likely winners, but he has been placed in both starts over C&D this year, so not great surprise if he makes the frame again.

12/1

5th

6

(2)

23rd Mar 2024

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1m 1f 104y

Class 6

20:15 Wolverhampton (AW)

Kingwell

9st 5lb

J: George Wood

T: Mrs Ilka Gansera-Leveque

led

11/2

3rd

7

(5)

9th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

17:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Kingwell

9st 3lb

J: Kaiya Fraser

T: Mrs Ilka Gansera-Leveque

in touch with leaders, not clear run and switched right over 1f out, kept on final furlong

8/1

5/1

Form: 057043

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Exposed 3yo whose record is only 1-23; however, he's an in-form contender having made the frame here (9.5f) in last two starts; again may not be far away.

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3rd

12

(11)

13th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Zakram

9st 3lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: David O’Meara

Exposed 3yo whose record is only 1-26; however, he's currently in a consistent vein of form and went down by only a neck at Lingfield (1m, AW) eight days ago; has a fighting chance off same mark.

6/1

2nd

7

(3)

5th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 6

12:25 Lingfield (AW)

Zakram

9st 1lb

J: David Probert

T: David O’Meara

Sole win (25 races) was in July 2022 over 7f here; consistent in recent outings, runner-up to Neptune Legend over C&D last time, and has a cracking each-way chance once again.

11/4

Form: 036

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Handicap debutante who isn't completely solid on her novice form; however, the standout effort (80-1 third) came over C&D, so the return to this scenario may suit.

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12th

7

(9)

6th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Frieze Frame

9st 6lb

J: Taylor Fisher

T: Michael Scudamore

Handicapped on her third in an 8.5f novice here that developed into a sprint; down the field on handicap debut 16 days ago; drop in trip not enough to tempt.

25/1

0

1

(2)

21st Oct 2023

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

16:12 Wolverhampton (AW)

Frieze Frame

9st 12lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: Michael Scudamore

Handicap debutante who isn't completely solid on her novice form; however, the standout effort (80-1 third) came over C&D, so the return to this scenario may suit.

16/1

6th

2

(9)

22nd Sep 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

17:45 Kempton (AW)

Frieze Frame

9st 6lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Michael Scudamore

prominent on outer, lost ground 6f out

50/1

OUR TIP

10/1

Form: 173255 CD

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 11lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Veteran of the field but retains enough ability and has done enough in 2023 to suggest he can't be dismissed off current mark at this level; dual C&D scorer.

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5th

8

(1)

30th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Weloof

9st 5lb

J: Liam Keniry

T: John Butler

prominent

12/1

3rd

6

(9)

2nd Mar 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

16:30 Kempton (AW)

Weloof

9st 7lb

J: Liam Keniry

T: John Butler

Twice runner-up at Wolverhampton (8.6f) before a lesser run at Newcastle; long time since he won but likely to put that right sooner or later.

8/1

Form: 346003

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

3yo maiden who outran her 40-1 odds at Kempton (1m, AW) most recently; less exposed at this sort of distance than over shorter; could go well again.

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3rd

2

(10)

20th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

20:30 Newcastle (AW)

Sparkling Spirit

9st 9lb

J: P J McDonald

T: Adrian Paul Keatley

midfield on near side of group

3/1

10

15th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

16:22 Southwell (AW)

Sparkling Spirit

9st 4lb

T: Adrian Paul Keatley

2nd

11

15th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

15:12 Southwell (AW)

Sparkling Spirit

9st 3lb

T: Adrian Paul Keatley

took keen hold, held up in rear, headway towards near side over 1f out, pressed winner inside final 110yds, kept on

11/4

7/1

Form: 559333 D

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

0-9 this term but is currently in decent form, close third over 7f here most recently; remains on a workable mark and this step back up in trip looks ideal; respected.

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8th

5

(4)

18th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Alyara

9st 7lb

J: Joe Leavy

T: John Flint

Latest fifth here can be upgraded as she raced wide and was held up in a race where it paid to be prominent; went into that in decent form.

7/1

0

6

(9)

21st Oct 2023

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

16:12 Wolverhampton (AW)

Alyara

9st 6lb

J: Joe Leavy

T: John Flint

0-9 this term but is currently in decent form, close third over 7f here most recently; remains on a workable mark and this step back up in trip looks ideal; respected.

7/1

Form: 9009

Last run: 25 days

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Never figured at Newcastle (1m) last month on stable/handicap debut; still has weak claims on form but first-time headgear is a possible source of improvement.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

0

8

(6)

21st Oct 2023

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

16:12 Wolverhampton (AW)

Honky Tonk Town

9st 4lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Michael Wigham

Never figured at Newcastle (1m) last month on stable/handicap debut; still has weak claims on form but first-time headgear is a possible source of improvement.

16/1

9th

5

(6)

26th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

20:30 Newcastle (AW)

Honky Tonk Town

9st 5lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Michael Wigham

Showed minor promise on his debut when with John Butler but not so in two subsequent starts for him; has since changed hands; one to watch on handicap debut and first start for this trainer, unless market speaks positively.

16/1

Form: 8-07

Last run: 42 days

W: 9st 1lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict

Has poor claims on form, having beaten a total of one rival in three runs; eyeshield now added; needs to be transformed by the switch to handicap level.

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12th

9

(7)

18th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Cuttlestone Bridge

9st 1lb

J: Dougie Costello

T: Steph Hollinshead

0-5 and has poor form claims; well behind some of these opponents over C&D most recently, having blown the start.

33/1

11th

8

2nd Nov 2023

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

15:55 Wolverhampton (AW)

Cuttlestone Bridge

9st 5lb

J: Dougie Costello

T: Steph Hollinshead

Has no form claims having finished down the field in all his runs, including handicap debut here 12 days ago (8.6f) when first tried in this headgear combination.

33/1

0

9

(4)

21st Oct 2023

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

16:12 Wolverhampton (AW)

Cuttlestone Bridge

9st 1lb

J: Harry Davies

T: Steph Hollinshead

Has poor claims on form, having beaten a total of one rival in three runs; eyeshield now added; needs to be transformed by the switch to handicap level.

33/1

Form: 835838

Last run: 36 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Has bits of placed form but can be summed up as a longstanding and inconsistent maiden; others preferred.

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6th

5

(5)

12th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

20:15 Newcastle (AW)

Independent Beauty

9st 9lb

J: Ben Robinson

T: Lisa Williamson

mounted in chute, taken down early

20/1

4th

1

(7)

20th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

20:00 Newcastle (AW)

Independent Beauty

9st 9lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Lisa Williamson

mounted on course and taken down early, in touch with leaders

33/1

9th

11

(4)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:45 Newcastle (AW)

Independent Beauty

8st 11lb

J: Alex Jary

T: Lisa Williamson

Exposed maiden who hasn't been in much form this winter; hard to recommend.

66/1

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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Alyara

POSTDATA:

Zakram

The Times:

Hitched

Daily Mail:

Hitched

The Star:

Zakram

Daily Record:

Zakram

RP RATINGS:

Alyara

Telegraph:

Alyara

The Guardian:

Alyara

D Express:

Alyara

Daily Mirror:

Alyara

The Sun:

Alyara