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

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Mostly cloudy

12/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.50
  • Place: £1.90

Form: 21377-

Last run: 83 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Chepstow winner (7f, good to soft; first-time cheekpieces) last May; not beaten far when seventh of 14 on his return from four months off at Kempton (7f, Polytrack) in October, but off another 83 days since so has a bit to prove.

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No / Draw
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Verdict Starting price

7th

4

(5)

17th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

17:45 Wolverhampton (AW)

Romanovich

9st 6lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: John O’Shea

took keen hold, in touch with leaders on outer

5/1

2nd

4

(6)

16th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

15:40 Wolverhampton (AW)

Romanovich

9st 8lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: John O’Shea

7f turf winner who put up his best effort since then when scoring over C&D in a classified contest latest; he's back up 2lb and in a handicap, which evidence suggests may prove a challenge.

4/1

1st

8

(11)

2nd Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

17:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Romanovich

9st 9lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: John O’Shea

took keen hold, pressed leader, led over 2f out, soon pushed along and went clear, ridden over 1f out, much reduced lead inside final furlong, always doing enough

12/1

8/1

  • Place: £3.20

Form: 67965-

Last run: 198 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Out of the frame in five starts over 6f-1m2f last year; down in grade, but may be best watched on return from 198 days off unless market positive.

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10th

3

(11)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

20:15 Southwell (AW)

Duisker

9st 9lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: Hughie Morrison

Maiden (0-7); runner-up at Wolverhampton (8.5f, classified) early in the New Year, but hung left-handed throughout when well beaten (sixth of eight; 7-2) by Copper Mountain next time; off since, and needs to bounce back.

13/2

6th

4

(6)

25th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

13:35 Southwell (AW)

Duisker

9st 2lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Hughie Morrison

First real impact when returning from 198 days off to finish best of the rest behind an enterprisingly ridden winner in a 8.6f Wolverhampton classified event 23 days ago; low-mileage profile suggests she could build on that; considered.

5/1

2nd

10

(9)

2nd Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

17:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Duisker

9st 8lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: Hughie Morrison

towards rear

8/1

11/2

  • Place: £2.00

Form: 73256- C

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 9lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Veteran whose two course wins have come over 7f, but he stays this trip perfectly well and was only beaten a head in a handicap over C&D in November; drops to this level for the first time and shouldn't be far away.

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9th

9

(2)

10th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Kenstone

9st 9lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Adrian Wintle

Veteran who has been knocking at the door around here this winter; no obvious reason why he wouldn't give his running once again.

7/1

3rd

6

(3)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

16:25 Wolverhampton (AW)

Kenstone

9st 9lb

J: Gina Mangan

T: Adrian Wintle

Dual 7f winner at this course who has won over a mile on turf and ran well in C&D classified event last time; mainly consistent and, although at the veteran stage, couldn't rule out.

8/1

3rd

3

(3)

2nd Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

17:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Kenstone

9st 9lb

J: Ethan Jones

T: Adrian Wintle

Veteran whose two course wins have come over 7f, but he stays this trip perfectly well and was only beaten a head in a handicap over C&D in November; drops to this level for the first time and shouldn't be far away.

11/2

Form: 97778- CD

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 9lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Three wins early last year included two over C&D; has regressed since, but may have needed last month's return to action and is worth a second look back down at this level.

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5th

2

(10)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

19:45 Southwell (AW)

Broughtons Flare

9st 9lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Mark Loughnane

Last win came over C&D in January 2023; has failed to shine in his last two appearances, but did finish close behind Inexplicable at Wolverhampton (8.5f classified; 25-1 third) in January; needs to raise his game a fraction.

10/1

7th

12

(4)

12th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

16:38 Southwell (AW)

Broughtons Flare

9st 13lb

J: Miss Tilly Evans

T: Mark Loughnane

Kept on well for third in basement-grade classified at Wolverhampton (8.6f) last month but finished well down the field in recent handicap over that C&D and may also find this race too competitive.

25/1

10th

6

(10)

2nd Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Broughtons Flare

9st 7lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Mark Loughnane

Three-time C&D winner; ran well in classified event here three weeks ago and ties in with Inexplicable on that form; possibilities.

8/1

Form: 224/5-

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 9lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 46

Form & Verdict

0-17, but was returning from 575 days off when beaten just over a length into fifth of 12 on stable debut in a 0-52 handicap here (9.5f) last month (runner-up has won since); each-way claims if building on that.

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Verdict Starting price

5th

8

(8)

12th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

20:30 Southwell (AW)

Reformed Character

9st 3lb

J: Grace McEntee

T: Martin Dunne

prominent

10/1

4th

5

(10)

11th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Reformed Character

9st 9lb

J: Grace McEntee

T: Martin Dunne

towards rear, headway from 2f out, kept on, no impression

10/1

50/1

Form: 88498-

Last run: 188 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Didn't beat very many in five starts over 7f for Archie Watson last year and changed hands for 4,000gns in July; drops in grade, but enough to prove stepped up in trip on stable debut after six months off.

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1st

2

(1)

15th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

18:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Desert Swirl

9st 9lb

J: George Wood

T: Alex French

Her first seven starts (7f-8.5f; five for Archie Watson) weren't brimming with encouragement but she took a good step forward when third of 12 at Newcastle 11 days ago on her drop to 5f; could fare better still as a sprinter and this race is weak; interesting.

5/1

3rd

12

(7)

4th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Newcastle (AW)

Desert Swirl

8st 12lb

J: Gina Mangan

T: Alex French

Seven-race maiden who was soundly beaten on both starts for new stable last month (8.6f/1m); huge leap of faith is required to support her on her first attempt at a sprint trip.

66/1

8th

5

(6)

22nd Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

14:00 Kempton (AW)

Desert Swirl

9st 4lb

J: Christian Howarth

T: Alex French

0-6; has minor form claims but may be capable of improvement in this weak handicap on second run for new yard; not devoid of hope.

16/1

25/1

Form: 47966-

Last run: 293 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Newcastle regular whose last win came in a handicap there (1m) in November 2022; has plenty to prove now returning from ten months off, though.

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9th

9

(5)

30th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Mintnthat

9st 2lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Micky Hammond

took keen hold, in touch with leaders

25/1

8th

11

(9)

5th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

18:30 Southwell (AW)

Mintnthat

9st 1lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Micky Hammond

Signed off for Iain Jardine with two narrow wins at Newcastle (both over 1m in blinkers) in January but, having changed hands, was well beaten over 1m3f here a week ago (wore cheekpieces); today's drop back in trip looks the right move but he still has a point to prove; visor fitted this time.

10/1

7th

3

(9)

27th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 3f 23y

Class 6

20:00 Southwell (AW)

Mintnthat

9st 8lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Micky Hammond

Narrow winner of final two starts for Iain Jardine, over 1m at Newcastle; weak finisher at 1m1f on turf and yet to race beyond that trip in handicaps, so has a major trip query; refitted cheekpieces replace blinkers.

5/1

OUR TIP

Form: 69078-

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Catterick novice winner (7f, soft) for William Haggas in October 2022 and has run well over this C&D, but not fired in six starts for this yard after returning from six months off last May; down in class but best watched.

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8th

5

(5)

25th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

16:15 Newcastle (AW)

Glory And Gold

9st 3lb

J: Harry Burns

T: Patrick Morris

took keen hold, led, headed over 1f out, soon weakened

12/1

4th

7

(7)

17th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

13:45 Newcastle (AW)

Glory And Gold

8st 12lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Patrick Morris

Winner for William Haggas as 3yo but hasn't shown much for this yard and goes beyond 8.6f for the first time here.

33/1

8th

2

(7)

2nd Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

17:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Glory And Gold

9st 9lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: Patrick Morris

Catterick novice winner (7f, soft) for William Haggas in October 2022 and has run well over this C&D, but not fired in six starts for this yard after returning from six months off last May; down in class but best watched.

16/1

Form: 80662- D

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Just 1-25 with her win coming in France (8.5f, AW) at the end of 2022, but she was only beaten a neck in a 0-55 handicap over 7f here a week ago; return to this trip may suit now dropped in class and one to be interested in.

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Verdict Starting price

3rd

6

(6)

15th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

17:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Reve De Magritte

9st 9lb

J: Jack Enright

T: Ed de Giles

Just one win from 26 starts but she went close in a C&D handicap on Boxing Day and had an excuse when returned to 8.6f here (raced freely) last time; now drops back in trip and has claims if she can recapture her penultimate form.

5/1

9th

7

(6)

2nd Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

17:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Reve De Magritte

9st 9lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Ed de Giles

Just 1-25 with her win coming in France (8.5f, AW) at the end of 2022, but she was only beaten a neck in a 0-55 handicap over 7f here a week ago; return to this trip may suit now dropped in class and one to be interested in.

2/1

2nd

5

(10)

26th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

15:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Reve De Magritte

9st 4lb

J: Jack Enright

T: Ed de Giles

A few costly defeats since leaving France, latterly when a beaten favourite off a 2lb higher mark at Kempton two weeks ago; had previously pulled hard from the same stall as today over C&D (not for the first time) and is running out of excuses.

10/1

10th
5 (10)
Pontius

11/2

Form: 23/29-

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Ten-race maiden who has endured a couple of lengthy absences in his career; has plenty of placed form to make him of interest down at this level, but he didn't convince with his stamina when beating one home over C&D last month; blinkers now given a go.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

8

(5)

5th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 1y

Class 6

14:15 Lingfield (AW)

Pontius

9st 2lb

J: William Cox

T: Charles Hills

Returned from 471 days off with a creditable second at Chelmsford (7f, AW) in November but he's been disappointing in two runs at Wolverhampton (8.6f) since; this drop back in trip looks a positive but he's now 0-11 and comes with risks attached; blinkers removed after one use.

10/1

10th

5

(10)

2nd Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

17:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Pontius

9st 9lb

J: William Cox

T: Charles Hills

Ten-race maiden who has endured a couple of lengthy absences in his career; has plenty of placed form to make him of interest down at this level, but he didn't convince with his stamina when beating one home over C&D last month; blinkers now given a go.

11/2

40/1

Form: 77990-

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Placed in two of his three visits here (8.6f/9.5f), but 0-22 and has a bit to find, even at this level.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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11th

11

(4)

2nd Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

17:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Grand Central

9st 8lb

J: Tyler Heard

T: Phil McEntee

Placed in two of his three visits here (8.6f/9.5f), but 0-22 and has a bit to find, even at this level.

40/1

13th

14

(12)

7th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

17:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Grand Central

8st 8lb

J: Tyler Heard

T: Phil McEntee

pressed leader

33/1

9th

12

(1)

25th Jul 2023

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Grand Central

8st 6lb

J: Aidan Keeley

T: Phil McEntee

20-race maiden; recent efforts have been very underwhelming but it's worth noting he's now 6lb lower than when going close over C&D in May on latest visit to Wolverhampton.

12/1

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Straight Forecast £484.40
Trifecta £4160.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Reve De Magritte

LAMBOURN:

Pontius

Telegraph:

Duisker

NEWMARKET:

Reformed Character

D Express:

Broughtons Flare

POSTDATA:

Kenstone

RP RATINGS:

Reve De Magritte

The Times:

Reve De Magritte

The Guardian:

Reve De Magritte

Daily Mail:

Reve De Magritte

Daily Mirror:

Reve De Magritte

The Star:

Reve De Magritte

Daily Record:

Reve De Magritte

The Sun:

Pontius