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Boost Your Acca At BetMGM Classified Stakes

  • Prize money: £5024.64
  • 0m 7f 14y
  • Class 6
  • 11 runners
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Boost Your Acca At BetMGM Classified Stakes

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Partly cloudy

5/2 (Won)

  • Win: £3.00
  • Place: £1.30

Form: 5-8952 CD

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Recorded his novice success over C&D; has generally come up short in handicaps but fared better switched to classified level here two weeks ago, finishing a close second; leading contender.

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3rd

3

(1)

31st Mar 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 6

16:25 Southwell (AW)

Drakeholes

9st 10lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Alison Hamilton

Has an unconvincing record in handicaps but looks poised to do better, having comfortably justified favouritism in classified event at Newcastle (7f) nine days ago; possibilities on the back of that win.

11/2

1st

6

(9)

22nd Mar 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 6

20:15 Newcastle (AW)

Drakeholes

9st 2lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Alison Hamilton

Recorded his novice success over C&D; has generally come up short in handicaps but fared better switched to classified level here two weeks ago, finishing a close second; leading contender.

5/2

7

(6)

7th Mar 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 6

18:30 Newcastle (AW)

Drakeholes

9st 9lb

J: David Nolan

T: Alison Hamilton

Easily landed a C&D novice on stable debut at the end of 2022, but has finished out of the frame in all nine starts since, including when behind three of these over C&D last month despite enjoying the run of the race; drops in grade but opposed.

7/1

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10/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 30719-

Last run: 172 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 50

Form & Verdict

Record of 1-9 for Eve Johnson Houghton, the win registered in 1m handicap at Bath in September; goes without usual headgear on AW/stable/seasonal debut but is favoured by the weights.

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3rd

5

(2)

10th Apr 2024

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1m 0f 142y

Class 6

16:45 Wolverhampton (AW)

Barleybrown

9st 1lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Ruth Carr

1m turf winner for Eve Johnson Houghton last autumn off 2lb lower; made a pleasing comeback for his new yard, which has been among the winners, three weeks ago and will appreciate the step up from 7f now he's had a run; respected.

5/1

2nd

2

(6)

22nd Mar 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 6

20:15 Newcastle (AW)

Barleybrown

9st 2lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Ruth Carr

Record of 1-9 for Eve Johnson Houghton, the win registered in 1m handicap at Bath in September; goes without usual headgear on AW/stable/seasonal debut but is favoured by the weights.

10/1

9th

13

(11)

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

15:32 Bath

Barleybrown

8st 11lb

J: Charles Bishop

T: Eve Johnson Houghton

The blinkers worked when overcoming a slow start to prevail narrowly over C&D 16 days ago (good to soft); just a 3lb rise to deal with should the headgear work again.

8/1

7/1

  • Place: £2.60

Form: 6-3328

Last run: 47 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Capable of being thereabouts, having been placed at this course (6f) in four of his last six outings; has form at 7f; now goes in new headgear; record of 0-19 is the negative.

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9

(3)

8th Apr 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 6

16:50 Newcastle (AW)

Secret Daay

9st 2lb

J: David Allan

T: David Thompson

held up in rear

15/2

3rd

10

(10)

22nd Mar 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 6

20:15 Newcastle (AW)

Secret Daay

9st 2lb

J: David Allan

T: David Thompson

Capable of being thereabouts, having been placed at this course (6f) in four of his last six outings; has form at 7f; now goes in new headgear; record of 0-19 is the negative.

7/1

8th

10

(1)

4th Feb 2024

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0m 6f 0y

Class 6

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Secret Daay

9st 2lb

J: Phil Dennis

T: David Thompson

A maiden after 18 runs but placed three times over C&D in similar races to this last month, including a close second last time, and it's reasonable to expect another good run.

11/2

Form: -55366

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

Consistent RPRs at classified level (1m-1m2f) this year; however, has a question to answer back at 7f and again has something to find at the weights; record is only 1-30.

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2nd

11

(2)

8th Apr 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 6

16:50 Newcastle (AW)

Coconut Bay

9st 0lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Tristan Davidson

prominent, led 2f out, headed over 1f out, rallied final 110yds, kept on well

9/1

2nd

12

(6)

31st Mar 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 6

16:25 Southwell (AW)

Coconut Bay

9st 3lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Tristan Davidson

Respectable fourth to Drakeholes on worse terms in classified race at Newcastle nine days ago; has a better chance back at handicap level but stirke-rate remains poor.

16/1

4th

4

(3)

22nd Mar 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 6

20:15 Newcastle (AW)

Coconut Bay

9st 2lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Tristan Davidson

Consistent RPRs at classified level (1m-1m2f) this year; however, has a question to answer back at 7f and again has something to find at the weights; record is only 1-30.

12/1

Form: -61643 D

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Her classified form this year includes a success at Southwell in January and respectable efforts here the last twice, all over 1m; likely player provided she's as effective back at 7f.

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2nd

1

(4)

26th Mar 2024

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1m 0f 13y

Class 6

20:15 Southwell (AW)

Copper Mountain

9st 9lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Michael & David Easterby

Dual C&D winner; displayed a willing attitude when getting the better of Big Narstie in a similar event here (3-1) in January; missed the break when only fifth of 11 at Newcastle (7f) last week; solid credentials.

4/1

5th

5

(11)

22nd Mar 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 6

20:15 Newcastle (AW)

Copper Mountain

9st 2lb

J: Lewis Chalkley

T: Michael & David Easterby

Her classified form this year includes a success at Southwell in January and respectable efforts here the last twice, all over 1m; likely player provided she's as effective back at 7f.

6/1

3rd

4

(2)

7th Mar 2024

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1m 0f 5y

Class 6

20:30 Newcastle (AW)

Copper Mountain

9st 9lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Michael & David Easterby

Gained her first success since early 2022 at Southwell in January and not disgraced when fourth to Retirement Beckons over C&D six days ago; shortlisted.

3/1

9/2

Form: 53-451

Last run: 8 days

W: 9st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 44

Form & Verdict

Held on narrowly for 20-1 success in similar event at Southwell (1m) last week; lumbered with 5lb penalty and record suggests he's not an obvious type to follow up; yet to win over this trip.

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6th

1

(5)

22nd Mar 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 6

20:15 Newcastle (AW)

Headshot

9st 7lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Tony Carroll

Held on narrowly for 20-1 success in similar event at Southwell (1m) last week; lumbered with 5lb penalty and record suggests he's not an obvious type to follow up; yet to win over this trip.

9/2

1st

4

(3)

14th Mar 2024

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1m 0f 13y

Class 6

15:58 Southwell (AW)

Headshot

9st 9lb

J: William Carson

T: Tony Carroll

prominent, led over 2f out, went clear and ridden over 1f out, reduced lead inside final furlong, kept on, all out

14/1

5th

7

(2)

16th Jan 2024

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1m 1f 104y

Class 6

16:10 Wolverhampton (AW)

Headshot

9st 3lb

J: William Carson

T: Tony Carroll

8.5f course winner; not disgraced on his last three starts but it would be a surprise if he proved good enough to win this.

12/1

Form: 97-409

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 42

Form & Verdict

Finished 66-1 fourth in similar event over C&D in January but has failed to back up that form since and remains a maiden; first-time hood needs to help.

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9th

11

(2)

8th Apr 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 6

17:20 Newcastle (AW)

Maddisonelle

9st 0lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Gillian Boanas

Fair fourth in C&D classified in January but down the field on her three runs since and now 0-8; others make greater appeal.

50/1

7th

8

(8)

22nd Mar 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 6

20:15 Newcastle (AW)

Maddisonelle

9st 2lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Gillian Boanas

Finished 66-1 fourth in similar event over C&D in January but has failed to back up that form since and remains a maiden; first-time hood needs to help.

33/1

9

(3)

12th Mar 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 6

17:40 Newcastle (AW)

Maddisonelle

9st 0lb

J: Ryan Sexton

T: Gillian Boanas

Big prices all starts and is still to finish anywhere near; has little to recommend her.

25/1

Form: 5-5710 CD

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Recorded a 28-1 success in C&D handicap last month; posted a duck egg in classified event here since and remains an unreliable sort; tongue-tie replaces usual headgear.

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6th

8

(8)

31st Mar 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 6

17:00 Southwell (AW)

Billy McGarry

9st 5lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Michael Herrington

Recorded a 28-1 win at Newcastle (off 2lb lower) last month; failed to back up that form in two classified events since and remains an unreliable sort; others preferred.

20/1

8th

3

(2)

22nd Mar 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 6

20:15 Newcastle (AW)

Billy McGarry

9st 2lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Michael Herrington

Recorded a 28-1 success in C&D handicap last month; posted a duck egg in classified event here since and remains an unreliable sort; tongue-tie replaces usual headgear.

10/1

2

(2)

7th Mar 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 6

18:30 Newcastle (AW)

Billy McGarry

9st 9lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Michael Herrington

Doubled his winning tally when just getting the better of Brother Dave in a handicap over C&D 16 days ago with another three of these further behind; should go well again.

4/1

Form: 22870- C

Last run: 198 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 49

Form & Verdict

Long time since sole success but has a largely consistent record at Newcastle and is quite interesting back here on classified/seasonal debut, with these terms favourable; shortlisted.

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10

(8)

8th Apr 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 6

16:50 Newcastle (AW)

Variety Island

9st 1lb

J: Lewis Edmunds

T: Simon Whitaker

prominent

9/1

9th

11

(7)

22nd Mar 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 6

20:15 Newcastle (AW)

Variety Island

9st 2lb

J: Phil Dennis

T: Simon Whitaker

Long time since sole success but has a largely consistent record at Newcastle and is quite interesting back here on classified/seasonal debut, with these terms favourable; shortlisted.

8/1

10th

13

(1)

6th Sep 2023

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0m 7f 14y

Class 6

16:25 Southwell (AW)

Variety Island

9st 0lb

J: Phil Dennis

T: Simon Whitaker

took keen hold, prominent

12/1

8/1

Form: 64-584 C

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 2lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Ran encouragingly in first-time visor here a fortnight ago and ties in with Drakeholes on that effort; still has poor strike-rate since 2020 but can't be dismissed in the retained headgear.

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10th

9

(4)

22nd Mar 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 6

20:15 Newcastle (AW)

Rum Runner

9st 2lb

J: Shane Gray

T: Geoffrey Harker

Ran encouragingly in first-time visor here a fortnight ago and ties in with Drakeholes on that effort; still has poor strike-rate since 2020 but can't be dismissed in the retained headgear.

8/1

10

(5)

7th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

18:30 Newcastle (AW)

Rum Runner

9st 9lb

J: Shane Gray

T: Geoffrey Harker

In good form on turf last summer, but has only managed to win one of his last 38 starts and no obvious excuses when behind three of these over C&D last time; needs the visor to make a difference.

16/1

8th

10

(1)

20th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

20:30 Newcastle (AW)

Rum Runner

9st 3lb

J: Shane Gray

T: Geoffrey Harker

slowly away, soon towards rear

16/1

40/1

Form: 00-699

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 40

Form & Verdict

Ex-Irish maiden who has achieved little in 1m classified races at this course for new yard; this drop in distance needs to make a difference.

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11th

7

(1)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

20:15 Newcastle (AW)

Fulltime

9st 2lb

J: Mark Winn

T: Rebecca Menzies

Ex-Irish maiden who has achieved little in 1m classified races at this course for new yard; this drop in distance needs to make a difference.

40/1

9th

6

(3)

7th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

20:30 Newcastle (AW)

Fulltime

9st 9lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Rebecca Menzies

Only poor form shown to date and he pulled too hard in a first-time tongue tie when last of nine over C&D six days ago; he's hard to make a case for.

33/1

9th

6

(8)

1st Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

20:30 Newcastle (AW)

Fulltime

9st 9lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Rebecca Menzies

Showed no significant promise in Ireland last year (four runs) but made fairly encouraging stable debut when sixth over C&D behind Ledger last week (first-time cheekpieces), having persistently been denied a clear run; tongue-tie added today; further progress possible.

16/1

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Payout
Exacta £163.00
Straight Forecast £162.60
Trifecta £1111.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Drakeholes

The Times:

Billy McGarry

The Star:

Barleybrown

POSTDATA:

Secret Daay

Telegraph:

Headshot

Daily Mirror:

Rum Runner

RP RATINGS:

Drakeholes

The Guardian:

Drakeholes

Daily Mail:

Drakeholes

The Sun:

Drakeholes

Daily Record:

Drakeholes

D Express:

Billy McGarry