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18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

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BetMGM: It’s Showtime Novice Stakes (GBB Race) (Div I)

  • Prize money: £5372.99
  • 0m 6f 20y
  • Class 4
  • 10 runners
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BetMGM: It’s Showtime Novice Stakes (GBB Race) (Div I)

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Light rain

7/4 (Won)

  • Win: £1.50
  • Place: £1.10

Form: 1 D

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 10lb

2 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

5-1, created a good impression when making a winning debut in 6f Newcastle maiden (AW) four weeks ago, always travelling strongly; this son of Oasis Dream looks a useful prospect so rates a big player despite conceding weight all round.

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1st

1

(4)

9th Dec 2023

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0m 6f 20y

Class 4

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Lions House

9st 10lb

J: David Egan

T: Roger Varian

prominent

7/4

1st

3

(8)

11th Nov 2023

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0m 6f 0y

Class 4

14:40 Newcastle (AW)

Lions House

9st 7lb

J: David Egan

T: Roger Varian

Closely related to 7f AW winner Muhajjal, half-brother to 6f winner Endowed (including 2yo/AW); dam half-sister to 7f 2yo Group 2 winner Laughing Lashes; likely type on breeding.

11/2

7/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 4lb

2 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

23,000gns 2yo; half-brother to useful winners Sir Lamorak (1m2f) and A New Dawn (6f); dam, 5f winner (RPR 95), is a half-sister to US 1m2f Grade 1 winner Athena and 1m4f Group 1 winner Bracelet; this No Nay Never gelding is in good hands and needs considering.

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6th

1

(6)

7th Mar 2024

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0m 6f 0y

Class 5

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Influence

9st 9lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: George Boughey

Runner-up in his first four starts over 5f-7f, but although only fifth of ten on handicap debut at Kempton (6f, Polytrack; first-time cheekpieces) last time an awkward start and meeting a bit of trouble wouldn't have helped; shortlisted.

5/1

5th

9

(3)

18th Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Influence

9st 0lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: George Boughey

Four runs in novice and maiden company (5f-7f), finishing second on each occasion; this might prove his optimum trip and cheekpieces could spark extra now handicapping.

7/1

2nd

1

(2)

2nd Feb 2024

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0m 7f 1y

Class 4

14:17 Lingfield (AW)

Influence

9st 7lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: George Boughey

Runner-up in all three starts on the Wolverhampton Tapeta (5f/6f), the latest when sent off odds-on four weeks ago; that form hasn't been done any harm in the meantime and there is optimism for the longer trip on pedigree; one of three from yard.

5/4

3rd
9 (8)
Tourist

4/1

  • Place: £1.30

Form: 2235 BF

Last run: 38 days

W: 9st 4lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

A fairly useful 5f/6f maiden in the summer but below-par fifth at Dundalk (7f) last month on his final run for Ger Lyons; holds leading form claims if back on song for his new yard.

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3rd

9

(8)

22nd Jan 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 5

17:00 Newcastle (AW)

Tourist

8st 12lb

J: Dylan Hogan

T: Jack Jones

Two seconds and two thirds from his six runs; didn't find a great deal when fourth at Kempton (6f, second run for current yard) 16 days ago but he sets a good standard on his best form in Ireland and looks worth another try at this trip; shortlisted.

9/2

4th

9

(3)

6th Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

17:45 Kempton (AW)

Tourist

9st 0lb

J: Dylan Hogan

T: Jack Jones

towards rear

3/1

3rd

9

(8)

9th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 4

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Tourist

9st 4lb

J: Dylan Hogan

T: Jack Jones

towards rear

4/1

Form: 5

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 4lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

15-2, made an encouraging debut when fifth of seven in 6f Newcastle novice 20 days ago, making late headway after a tardy start; this son of Mehmas can take a step forward.

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3rd

4

(7)

6th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 5

16:00 Southwell (AW)

Musical Touch

9st 7lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Richard Fahey

Too green to do himself justice on debut but improved a little when never-nearer fourth of nine at Wolverhampton (6f) four weeks ago; looks the type to keep getting better as he gains experience.

4/1

4th

5

(11)

9th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 4

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Musical Touch

9st 4lb

J: Jack Garritty

T: Richard Fahey

in rear

10/1

5th

3

(7)

19th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

14:00 Newcastle (AW)

Musical Touch

9st 4lb

J: David Nolan

T: Richard Fahey

105,000euros yearling; first foal; dam French 1m and 9.5f winner, half-sister to three winners, including Afjaan (smart 7f-1m including AW) and Cairde Go Deo (7f-1m5f including 2yo and Listed); from a major yard and needs a market check.

13/2

OUR TIP

Form: 7

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 4lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

16-1, hinted at promise when a debut seventh of 13 in 7f Kempton maiden 19 days ago; this son of Harry Angel can build on it now.

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2nd

6

(4)

26th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 6f 1y

Class 5

14:02 Lingfield (AW)

Harrier Man

9st 3lb

J: Charles Bishop

T: Eve Johnson Houghton

prominent

8/1

5th

3

(2)

9th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 4

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Harrier Man

9st 4lb

J: Charles Bishop

T: Eve Johnson Houghton

prominent

20/1

7th

11

(6)

20th Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

18:00 Kempton (AW)

Harrier Man

9st 5lb

J: Charles Bishop

T: Eve Johnson Houghton

Half-brother to Italian 6f winner Bold Grey; dam a maiden half-sister to Group 1 winner Librisa Breeze; stable have winning 2yo newcomers but he has a fair standard to aim at on debut.

16/1

12/1

Form: 34 BF

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 4lb

2 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Fair form in the frame in a pair of C&D maidens last month; tongue tied now and he's no forlorn hope if taking a step forward.

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6th

7

(6)

9th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 4

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Pickwell

9st 4lb

J: Shane Kelly

T: Mark Loughnane

took keen hold, led

12/1

4th

3

(2)

13th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 5

17:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Pickwell

9st 7lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Mark Loughnane

Outran his 66-1 odds in similar event over C&D 11 days ago, doing well to keep on for third having been slowly away and pulled hard off the pace; holds leading claims if that debut promise is confirmed.

2/1

3rd

14

2nd Nov 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 5

14:10 Wolverhampton (AW)

Pickwell

9st 7lb

J: Aidan Keeley

T: Mark Loughnane

dwelt start, pulled hard, soon in touch with leaders

33/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 8st 13lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

50,000euros foal, 40,000euros yearling; sister to 7f winner Sense Of Power (RPR 92) and a half-sister to Belgian/German/French 4.7f-6f winner Naughty Ana; dam unraced half-sister to US 1m1f turf Grade 2 winner Sarach; this Invincible Spirit filly can't be dismissed, especially if the betting vibes are positive.

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5th

5

(10)

22nd Dec 2023

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 5

17:45 Wolverhampton (AW)

Erin May

9st 2lb

J: Benoit De La Sayette

T: George Scott

Sister to 7f winner Sense Of Power (RPR 92); 50-1 for 6f novice here 13 days ago but never better than mid-division and it was modest form.

25/1

7th

10

(7)

9th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 4

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Erin May

8st 13lb

J: Benoit De La Sayette

T: George Scott

midfield

16/1

66/1

Form: 00

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 13lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Cut little ice in a pair of maidens (C&D and Lingfield) last month; lots more is required.

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7th

12

(1)

8th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

15:50 Newcastle (AW)

Lunar Rocks

8st 4lb

J: James Sullivan

T: R Mike Smith

0-7 but in the frame in all four starts since handicapping with headgear fitted this year, including when second of seven on stable debut here (1m2f) a fortnight ago; drop back in trip is a concern.

10/1

2nd

7

(3)

25th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

17:00 Newcastle (AW)

Lunar Rocks

8st 4lb

J: James Sullivan

T: R Mike Smith

Six-race maiden but she's been beaten less than 2l in her three handicaps (1m-1m4f) and her latest second at Wolverhampton was behind an improver; left Ollie Sangster for 8,000gns since but she's respected back in trip on her stable debut.

6/1

33/1

Form: 67

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 4lb

2 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Failed to build on his debut sixth when only seventh in 6f Kempton novice 19 days ago; hood is reached for now.

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9th

2

(10)

9th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 4

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Barnsnape Boy

9st 4lb

J: Ross Coakley

T: Adam West

in rear

33/1

7th

2

(3)

20th Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

17:30 Kempton (AW)

Barnsnape Boy

9st 4lb

J: Neil Callan

T: Adam West

led

25/1

Form: 5

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 4lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

8-1 and very green when this Night Of Thunder colt made an eyecatching debut in fifth of 12 for 6f Kempton novice (AW) 24 days ago, going on strongly at the finish after a slow start; interesting.

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3rd

3

(3)

22nd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

14:05 Chelmsford (AW)

Not Afraid

8st 13lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Ralph Beckett

Promising fifth at Kempton on his debut in November (6f); gelded afterwards and prominent in the market ahead of his second run, where he was too free early and dropped away quickly (7f) two weeks ago; hood added this time but he now carries risk.

7/1

11th

4

(3)

7th Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

18:00 Kempton (AW)

Not Afraid

9st 0lb

J: Hector Crouch

T: Ralph Beckett

Cost 280,000gns as a yearling; duly showed promise with his fifth-place finish over 6f here in November; withdrawn (upset in stalls) in December and subsequently gelded; open to improvement if things go smoothly.

13/2

6

(3)

9th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 4

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Not Afraid

9st 4lb

J: Hector Crouch

T: Ralph Beckett

8-1 and very green when this Night Of Thunder colt made an eyecatching debut in fifth of 12 for 6f Kempton novice (AW) 24 days ago, going on strongly at the finish after a slow start; interesting.

6/1

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Payout
Exacta £67.00
Straight Forecast £54.90
Trifecta £156.00

Selections

RP RATINGS:

Tourist

The Star:

Not Afraid

Daily Mail:

Influence

NEWMARKET:

Tourist