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20:30 Kempton (AW)

Standard To Slow

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  • Prize money: £3140.4
  • 1m 2f 219y
  • Class 6
  • 12 runners
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Runners: 12 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Partly cloudy

OUR TIP

3/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.34
  • Place: £1.70

Form: 4853-2

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

12-race maiden but placed at Wolverhampton (9.4f, Tapeta) in both runs for new yard this winter; now goes back up in trip but she's been strong at the finish in those last two starts and remains well treated on her best form; key player.

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1st

2

(6)

14th Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Storm Valley

9st 8lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: Matt Crawley

12-race maiden but placed at Wolverhampton (9.4f, Tapeta) in both runs for new yard this winter; now goes back up in trip but she's been strong at the finish in those last two starts and remains well treated on her best form; key player.

3/1

2nd

3

(8)

16th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

16:10 Wolverhampton (AW)

Storm Valley

9st 8lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Matt Crawley

Placed a couple of times at up to 1m2f on turf for Andrew Balding; went closest to winning when running on to be a close third over C&D on her stable debut latest; she's a major player if she can back that up.

4/1

3rd

9

(9)

26th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

17:05 Wolverhampton (AW)

Storm Valley

9st 7lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: Matt Crawley

Failed to progress in ten starts for Andrew Balding; sold 2,000gns in October; starts out for new stable off a lowly mark but others come here with less to prove.

28/1

16/1

  • Place: £14.20

Form: 0690/

Last run: 529 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Big prices and didn't show much in four runs for Tim Easterby in 2022, including a 1m Thirsk handicap (tailed off); returns for new yard after 529 days off and has a lot to prove on her step up to this trip; blinkers worn in last three starts are removed.

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2nd

6

(5)

14th Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Sky Dancer

9st 7lb

J: Tommie Jakes

T: Matt Crawley

Big prices and didn't show much in four runs for Tim Easterby in 2022, including a 1m Thirsk handicap (tailed off); returns for new yard after 529 days off and has a lot to prove on her step up to this trip; blinkers worn in last three starts are removed.

16/1

11th

11

(2)

3rd Sep 2022

Good To Firm

0m 7f 218y

Class 5

13:41 Thirsk

Sky Dancer

8st 10lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Tim Easterby

soon prominent, pushed along home turn, ridden over 2f out, soon weakened

25/1

10/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: /88-64

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 5lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Seven-race maiden who has not progressed but she made some encouraging late headway in a classified event over C&D (fourth of eight) two weeks ago; on a reduced mark back in a handicap and has possibilities if she can build on that last run.

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3rd

9

(10)

14th Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Red Dwarf

9st 5lb

J: Luke Morris

T: John Butler

Seven-race maiden who has not progressed but she made some encouraging late headway in a classified event over C&D (fourth of eight) two weeks ago; on a reduced mark back in a handicap and has possibilities if she can build on that last run.

10/1

4th

5

(7)

31st Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Red Dwarf

9st 4lb

J: Luke Morris

T: John Butler

Consistent in three runs for previous yard; form has dipped in handicaps for new stable; chance depends on whether she improves for new trip and switch to classified grade.

8/1

6th

1

(12)

16th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

15:40 Wolverhampton (AW)

Red Dwarf

9st 9lb

J: Paddy Bradley

T: John Butler

Placed in all three starts for Patrick Leech in 2021/22, including over C&D; some way below that level in two starts since a lengthy absence; has slipped to a workable mark if she can rediscover her early promise.

20/1

Form: 35177-

Last run: 104 days

W: 9st 8lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Got off the mark in a Wolverhampton handicap (8.6f) in October but she's been held under both codes in four runs since; only 1lb higher than for her win but she's now 1-22 and comes with risks attached back on the Flat; reapplied visor replaces cheekpieces.

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4th

3

(13)

14th Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Opticality

9st 8lb

J: Rhys Clutterbuck

T: Mitchell Hunt

Got off the mark in a Wolverhampton handicap (8.6f) in October but she's been held under both codes in four runs since; only 1lb higher than for her win but she's now 1-22 and comes with risks attached back on the Flat; reapplied visor replaces cheekpieces.

13/2

5th

5

8th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 0f 104y

Class 5

16:05 Taunton

Opticality

11st 5lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Mitchell Hunt

Broke duck in 1m AW handicap in October (visored; cheekpieces refitted today); acts on soft and this handicap debut is her most likely hurdles task so far but stamina in question, even on a sharp track like this.

10/1

9/2

Form: 6/565-

Last run: 55 days

W: 9st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

12-race maiden but he's posted some respectable efforts since returning in November from a long absence; needs to find something extra but he's had wind surgery since his last run and the added equipment today could help; not ruled out back in trip.

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5th

7

(3)

14th Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Perthshire

9st 7lb

J: George Bass

T: Mark Usher

12-race maiden but he's posted some respectable efforts since returning in November from a long absence; needs to find something extra but he's had wind surgery since his last run and the added equipment today could help; not ruled out back in trip.

9/2

5th

7

(2)

21st Dec 2023

Standard

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Perthshire

9st 4lb

J: Robert Havlin

T: Mark Usher

0-11; has returned from over two years off for his last two starts, neither offering up much hint at a resurgence; handy mark if he can be revived.

9/1

6th

6

7th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 3f 23y

Class 6

14:32 Southwell (AW)

Perthshire

9st 7lb

T: Mark Usher

5yo maiden after ten races, best form on Wolverhampton Tapeta; absent for over two years before his respectable fifth of 14 at Kempton (1m4f) 17 days ago, running on from the rear at 66-1; player if he builds on that eyecatching performance.

6/1

6th
13 (1)
Daany

12/1

Form: 7/053-

Last run: 114 days

W: 9st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Two Flat wins (1m) in 2021; belatedly scored again in handicap hurdle at Wincanton (1m7f, heavy) last month but he was disappointing at Ffos Las last time; returns to the Flat off a dangerous mark but he's not easy to predict and others are more persuasive.

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6th

13

(1)

14th Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Daany

9st 3lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Joe Tickle

Two Flat wins (1m) in 2021; belatedly scored again in handicap hurdle at Wincanton (1m7f, heavy) last month but he was disappointing at Ffos Las last time; returns to the Flat off a dangerous mark but he's not easy to predict and others are more persuasive.

12/1

7th

4

1st Feb 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 182y

Class 5

16:30 Ffos Las

Daany

11st 7lb

J: Micheal Nolan

T: Joe Tickle

led, slowed tempo 4th

11/2

2nd

8

12th Jan 2024

Soft

1m 7f 50y

Class 5

14:30 Wincanton

Daany

11st 4lb

J: Micheal Nolan

T: Joe Tickle

took keen hold, led, hit 5th, headed when hampered last, soon no extra

11/2

5/1

Form: 83-453 D

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 3lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 46

Form & Verdict

Has strike-rate of just 3-49 but all of his wins have come on AW and he finished well when a close third at Lingfield (1m3f, Polytrack) 19 days ago; on same mark and he's a big player if he can back that up.

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7th

2

(5)

23rd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

Class 6

15:15 Lingfield (AW)

Gold Standard

9st 9lb

J: Tom Queally

T: Tony Carroll

Record is only 3-50; best effort this year when third in C&D handicap on penultimate start; has more to find on these terms.

12/1

7th

11

(11)

14th Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Gold Standard

9st 3lb

J: Jack Doughty

T: Tony Carroll

Has strike-rate of just 3-49 but all of his wins have come on AW and he finished well when a close third at Lingfield (1m3f, Polytrack) 19 days ago; on same mark and he's a big player if he can back that up.

5/1

3rd

6

(9)

26th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 4f 0y

Class 6

16:20 Lingfield (AW)

Gold Standard

9st 3lb

J: Jack Doughty

T: Tony Carroll

Unplaced in 0-50 classified events the last twice, but he has winning form over C&D and is 2lb below his last winning mark; has the ability to play a part on his best form.

16/1

Form: 950-5

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Well held in her four runs, including when fifth of seven on handicap debut at Wolverhampton (8.6f, Tapeta; 16-1) last month; early days and that last run was after a layoff but she needs improvement back up in trip.

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8th

5

(2)

14th Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Portraitist

9st 8lb

J: Laura Pearson

T: David Loughnane

Well held in her four runs, including when fifth of seven on handicap debut at Wolverhampton (8.6f, Tapeta; 16-1) last month; early days and that last run was after a layoff but she needs improvement back up in trip.

16/1

4

(4)

29th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Portraitist

9st 8lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: David Loughnane

Holds weak claims on her maiden/novice form (1m2f/11.5f) but is a possible improver now handicapping on return from layoff; interesting.

11/2

Form: 3468-7 CD

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Well handicapped on her best middle-distance form last year, including at this track, but she's been out of sorts in both runs this winter; this step back up in trip is a positive but she's now 1-23 and others are more convincing.

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9th

1

(12)

14th Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

How Hard Can It Be

9st 9lb

J: William Carson

T: Tony Carroll

Well handicapped on her best middle-distance form last year, including at this track, but she's been out of sorts in both runs this winter; this step back up in trip is a positive but she's now 1-23 and others are more convincing.

10/1

1

(2)

29th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

How Hard Can It Be

9st 9lb

J: William Carson

T: Tony Carroll

Raced mainly at middle distances, winning once; seemed to need latest run (back from layoff); something to prove over this trip.

7/1

8th

4

(5)

23rd Dec 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

Class 6

15:10 Lingfield (AW)

How Hard Can It Be

9st 7lb

J: William Carson

T: Tony Carroll

never better than midfield

9/1

Form: 6959-4

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

Placed in her first three handicaps (1m-1m3f) but down the field in last five runs, including on her stable debut at Wolverhampton last month; mark is falling but she's still a maiden after 11 starts and others are more convincing.

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10th

4

(8)

14th Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Bletchley Storm

9st 8lb

J: Paddy Bradley

T: Michael Wigham

Placed in her first three handicaps (1m-1m3f) but down the field in last five runs, including on her stable debut at Wolverhampton last month; mark is falling but she's still a maiden after 11 starts and others are more convincing.

12/1

4th

4

(4)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

13:05 Wolverhampton (AW)

Bletchley Storm

9st 7lb

J: Paddy Bradley

T: Michael Wigham

Moderate maiden who seems to stay 1m3f; not at best in November and since joined Michael Wigham; back in trip and interesting to see what the market makes of her.

5/1

Form: 300-77

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict

Some promise on turf last summer but he's struggled at big prices in four AW handicaps (1m-1m2f) this winter; mark is tumbling but he needs to turn things around at this new trip.

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11th

10

(7)

14th Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Lucky Protector

9st 4lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Ivan Furtado

Some promise on turf last summer but he's struggled at big prices in four AW handicaps (1m-1m2f) this winter; mark is tumbling but he needs to turn things around at this new trip.

16/1

7th

6

(3)

1st Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Lucky Protector

9st 1lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Ivan Furtado

Some promise on turf last summer but he's been well held at big prices in three AW handicaps this winter; tumbling down the weights and worth a market check.

16/1

7th

9

(4)

10th Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

18:00 Kempton (AW)

Lucky Protector

9st 5lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Ivan Furtado

Not devoid of promise in a Pontefract maiden (1m, good to soft) last July; well below that level in three subsequent starts (in hood for last two; no headgear today); drops another 4lb; more needed.

20/1

40/1

Form: 8/05-8

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Won in France in 2020 but his British record is unconvincing and he's shown little in three runs for his current yard; opposable.

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12th

14

(9)

14th Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Tiger Touch

9st 3lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: Derek Shaw

Won in France in 2020 but his British record is unconvincing and he's shown little in three runs for his current yard; opposable.

40/1

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Payout
Exacta £2179.00
Straight Forecast £2435.10
Tricast £8446.20
Trifecta £20123.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Storm Valley

The Times:

Gold Standard

The Star:

Portraitist

POSTDATA:

Red Dwarf

D Express:

Perthshire

RP RATINGS:

Storm Valley

NEWMARKET:

Storm Valley

Telegraph:

Storm Valley

Daily Mail:

Storm Valley

Daily Record:

Storm Valley

The Guardian:

Gold Standard

Daily Mirror:

Gold Standard

The Sun:

Gold Standard