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Boost Your Acca At BetMGM Handicap (Div II)

  • Prize money: £3873.16
  • 0m 7f 14y
  • Class 5
  • 12 runners
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Boost Your Acca At BetMGM Handicap (Div II)

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Light rain

1st
4 (1)
Jahidin

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £19.00
  • Place: £4.80

Form: 6-1245 CD

Last run: 216 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Ran well on Tapeta at the start of the year, including winning a maiden over C&D in February; held in both handicaps subsequently and now returns from seven months off; drops in grade and of some interest given that he is proven under the conditions.

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

8th

5

(7)

22nd Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 4

19:00 Newcastle (AW)

Jahidin

9st 6lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: K R Burke

Has mixed record in his eight starts but both wins have come at this track (7f) and he kept on well when third of 12 at Wolverhampton (cheekpieces added) last time; looks worth a try at this new trip and he's in the mix.

13/2

3rd

4

(1)

7th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 4

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Jahidin

9st 5lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: K R Burke

took keen hold, in touch with leaders

8/1

9th

5

(9)

28th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

17:30 Newcastle (AW)

Jahidin

9st 1lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: K R Burke

took keen hold, led, ridden over 1f out

9/2

7/1

  • Place: £5.60

Form: 156372 D

Last run: 90 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Three-time winner over 7f on turf for Michael Dods, the latest at Ayr in June; changed hands for 20,000gns in October and makes her stable/AW debut after three months off; watch market.

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6th

12

(9)

7th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 4

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Alethiometer

9st 4lb

J: Jason Hart

T: John Quinn

took keen hold, towards rear

10/1

2nd

2

(4)

8th Dec 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

17:15 Newcastle (AW)

Alethiometer

9st 9lb

J: James Sullivan

T: John Quinn

took keen hold, prominent

7/1

14/1

  • Place: £7.80

Form: 336254

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Six-race maiden who showed ability in the spring as when beaten a nose at Beverley (7f, good to firm) in May, but finished a well-held fourth of eight at this track (6f) last month; will need to have come on for that first start in 157 days.

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2nd

4

(8)

13th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

18:00 Newcastle (AW)

Leap Day

9st 7lb

J: David Allan

T: Tim Easterby

Won a weak 1m novice at Southwell in December; stronger form when second in a C&D handicap 19 days ago (cheekpieces first time, retained); won't be far away with a repeat.

7/1

2nd

7

(6)

25th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

19:15 Newcastle (AW)

Leap Day

9st 3lb

J: David Allan

T: Tim Easterby

Got off the mark in 1m Southwell novice in December and backed it up with a good fourth in 1m handicap there two weeks ago; he can go well again eased 1lb with cheekpieces added.

100/30

4th

5

(5)

11th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 4

14:05 Southwell (AW)

Leap Day

9st 4lb

J: David Allan

T: Tim Easterby

Justified favouritism in C&D novice event two weeks ago, proving suited by the new trip (raced at shorter previously) and opening his account at the eighth attempt; could well build on that success; respected back up just 1lb and returned to handicap level.

7/2

20/1

Form: 22507

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

0-5; runner-up in his first two starts earlier this year, including behind Jahidin over C&D in February; not made much impact in three subsequent outings, including on handicap debut after 254 days off at Wolverhampton (7f, Tapeta) last month; look elsewhere.

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Verdict Starting price

13th

13

(5)

30th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 3

18:30 Southwell (AW)

Shaw Park

8st 9lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Scott Dixon

in touch with leaders

14/1

3rd

4

(8)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

16:15 Newcastle (AW)

Shaw Park

9st 7lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Scott Dixon

0-7, but showed promise (including over C&D) early last year and, after appearing to lose his way, has performed well the last twice as when fourth of ten at Southwell (1m, Tapeta) eight days ago; still doesn't have many miles on the clock and one for the shortlist.

7/1

4th

7

(6)

11th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 4

13:30 Southwell (AW)

Shaw Park

9st 3lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Scott Dixon

Runner-up twice early last year; best effort since when 66-1 fourth at Newcastle (again over 7f) last month; frame possibilities provided he remains in similar form and sees out this longer distance.

10/1

OUR TIP

Form: 810602 D

Last run: 27 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Three-time winner on turf and 0-6 on the AW, but was beaten less than a length when second of 12 over C&D last month despite having done plenty in front; 2lb higher, but still one for the shortlist.

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Verdict Starting price

10th

5

(8)

29th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 5

19:00 Southwell (AW)

Magical Max

9st 8lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Ivan Furtado

slowly away and lost many lengths start, always behind

14/1

5th

3

(5)

8th Dec 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

17:15 Newcastle (AW)

Magical Max

9st 9lb

J: Elle-May Croot

T: Ivan Furtado

led narrowly

6/1

2nd

8

(12)

11th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

11:45 Newcastle (AW)

Magical Max

9st 4lb

J: Elle-May Croot

T: Ivan Furtado

Back to winning ways at Newmarket (7f) off 2lb lower in June; excuses on next two outings but well held back on AW latest; others arrive with more compelling claims.

25/1

Form: 083016 CD

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Both wins have come on Tapeta this year, the latest over C&D last month, while his sixth of 12 off this mark at Wolverhampton (7f, Tapeta) 12 days later caught the attention of the stewards; respected back here.

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2nd

7

(7)

24th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 4

18:35 Southwell (AW)

Star Zinc

9st 5lb

J: Callum Rodriguez

T: Rebecca Menzies

Quite talented for the grade and this C&D winner was the recipient of a good ride when scoring at Newcastle last week (7f); 3lb higher mark to contend with and the return to 1m won't faze him; can miss the break and/or take a strong hold but he still appeals more than many.

5/1

1st

5

(1)

17th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

17:30 Newcastle (AW)

Star Zinc

8st 11lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Rebecca Menzies

took keen hold, in rear, good headway and led 3f out, ridden and drifted left inside final furlong, kept on well

6/1

2nd

4

(4)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

18:15 Newcastle (AW)

Star Zinc

9st 7lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Rebecca Menzies

took keen hold, raced near side, towards rear, switched to centre over 5f out, headway over 1f out, went second inside final furlong, kept on

7/2

Form: 012326 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 9lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Usually seen over 1m these days, but he was only beaten a head over C&D in October when making a rare appearance down at Class 5 level; not at his best at Southwell (1m, Tapeta) a fortnight ago, but still much respected back in a 0-75.

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7th

1

(8)

8th Dec 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

17:15 Newcastle (AW)

Power Of Darkness

9st 9lb

J: Mikkel Mortensen

T: Charlie Fellowes

prominent

6/1

6th

9

(3)

24th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 4

18:15 Southwell (AW)

Power Of Darkness

9st 3lb

J: Mikkel Mortensen

T: Charlie Fellowes

took keen hold, prominent

10/1

2nd

3

(9)

17th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 4

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Power Of Darkness

9st 10lb

J: Mikkel Mortensen

T: Charlie Fellowes

All six wins on turf but running well on AW lately and probably did well to last for as long as he did when third of 12 at Newcastle (1m, Tapeta) ten days ago; races off the same mark and should go well again.

6/1

12/1

Form: 418974 D

Last run: 59 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Chelmsford maiden winner (7f, Polytrack) for Michael Bell in January and finished just over a length behind Charencey when fourth of 13 in a first-time visor (now removed) at Leicester (7f, good to soft) in October; has since changed hands for 4,000gns and worth a second look on stable debut.

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2nd

6

(9)

22nd Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

17:25 Southwell (AW)

No Saint

9st 6lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Sam England

Won a 7f Polytrack maiden in January when trained by Michael Bell; didn't feature on recent stable debut at Newcastle but that should have blown away any cobwebs.

25/1

8th

10

(9)

8th Dec 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

17:15 Newcastle (AW)

No Saint

9st 4lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Sam England

in rear

12/1

4th

3

(5)

10th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

17:07 Leicester

No Saint

9st 12lb

J: Hector Crouch

T: Michael Bell

took keen hold, midfield, outpaced over 3f out, stayed on from over 1f out, edged left but kept on inside final furlong, not reach leaders

10/1

5/1

Form: 73421 C

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Steadily progressive, only just missing out on handicap debut at Leicester (7f, good to soft) in October and going one better here (6f) last month; up another 3lb, but remains open to further improvement and shouldn't have an issue with the return to this trip; high on list.

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Verdict Starting price

5th

11

(5)

18th Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

20:00 Kempton (AW)

Charencey

8st 4lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Ian Williams

Out of the frame in three starts since winning at Newcastle (6f, Tapeta) in November and needs to bounce back but he remains unexposed and the extra furlong should suit on pedigree; tongue-tie given a go.

16/1

6th

7

(2)

8th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 1y

Class 3

14:25 Lingfield (AW)

Charencey

8st 7lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Ian Williams

Made it second-time lucky in handicaps when scoring at Newcastle (6f) in November, but he's been a long way below form in two runs there since and the latest was on Sunday; still lightly raced but he needs a major revival.

16/1

13th

14

(2)

4th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 3

19:00 Newcastle (AW)

Charencey

8st 5lb

J: Paddy Mathers

T: Ian Williams

Maintained his progress with a narrow 6f course win in November and reportedly lost his action returned to 7f two months ago; can forgive him that and this trip shouldn't be a problem.

10/1

10/1

Form: 085423

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Best known as a Ripon specialist whose nine wins have come over 5f/6f, but he has run well over this trip on Tapeta the last twice, as when chasing home Star Zinc over C&D on the first occasion; could go well again.

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10th

11

(10)

8th Dec 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

17:15 Newcastle (AW)

Marks Choice

9st 3lb

J: William Pyle

T: Gemma Tutty

midfield

10/1

1

7th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

13:57 Southwell (AW)

Marks Choice

9st 10lb

J: William Pyle

T: Gemma Tutty

3rd

8

(3)

24th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

16:15 Southwell (AW)

Marks Choice

9st 7lb

J: William Pyle

T: Gemma Tutty

led, headed but prominent after 1f

12/1

6/1

Form: 862534 C

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

Easily landed a 1m novice here late last year and has run well in all four starts over 1m/1m2f since returned to this venue in September; respected on form, though it remains to be seen if the return to 7f is in his favour.

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4th

2

(5)

22nd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 5

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Irish Flame

9st 9lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: Michael Dods

C&D novice winner who is 0-9 in handicaps but has gone close here a few times, most recently third off this mark over C&D; likely player.

9/2

3rd

8

(3)

22nd Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 4

19:00 Newcastle (AW)

Irish Flame

8st 13lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Michael Dods

Easily landed a C&D novice in December 2022; returned to Tapeta with four good efforts in a row here (1m-1m2f) in the autumn and he had an excuse when dropped back to 7f last month; record now stands at 1-11 but he has possibilities if he can bounce back near best.

8/1

11th

9

(11)

8th Dec 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

17:15 Newcastle (AW)

Irish Flame

9st 5lb

J: David Nolan

T: Michael Dods

midfield

6/1

14/1

Form: 733064

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Placed in three of her first four starts on turf in Ireland and performed with some credit when fourth of ten on her AW debut here (6f) four weeks ago, given that she blew the start; shouldn't have a problem with the return to 7f, but more needed if she is to break her duck.

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2nd

10

(12)

13th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

18:30 Newcastle (AW)

Sibyl Charm

8st 13lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Iain Jardine

Three seconds and a win from her last four starts, the victory coming over 7f here last month; another who wouldn't be ideally suited if this weren't truly run.

4/1

2nd

1

(5)

5th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 5

20:00 Southwell (AW)

Sibyl Charm

9st 9lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Iain Jardine

Chased home a useful one over 6f at Newcastle before only just failing to overhaul an in-form rival at Wolverhampton; perhaps found life easier when successfully returned to 7f at Newcastle since but up just 2lb today and 6f on this galloping track shouldn't be a big deal; every chance.

5/2

1st

9

(10)

25th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

19:15 Newcastle (AW)

Sibyl Charm

9st 0lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Iain Jardine

Low-mileage ex-Irish maiden who signalled she is ready to strike for her current yard when a strong-finishing second of 11 in 6f Wolverhampton handicap 13 days ago; big shout nudged up 1lb with this return to 7f also a likely plus.

7/4

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Payout
Exacta £1449.00
Straight Forecast £4116.50
Tricast £75516.60
Trifecta £46035.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Charencey

TOPSPEED:

Power Of Darkness

POSTDATA:

Star Zinc

Telegraph:

Alethiometer

The Times:

Irish Flame

Daily Mail:

Magical Max

RP RATINGS:

Charencey

Daily Mirror:

Charencey

The Sun:

Charencey

Daily Record:

Charencey

The Star:

Star Zinc

NEWMARKET:

Power Of Darkness

The Guardian:

Power Of Darkness

D Express:

Power Of Darkness