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15:40 Doncaster

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Injured Jockeys Fund Handicap

  • Prize money: £10800
  • 1m 2f 43y
  • Class 3
  • 10 runners
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Injured Jockeys Fund Handicap

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

7/1 (Won)

  • Win: £15.90
  • Place: £4.10

Form: 331/6/

Last run: 687 days

W: 8st 5lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

1m win as a 2yo; well held in sole start last year for Ken Condon; sold for 4,000gns and gelded since; has rejoined the Johnston stable and the betting may prove best guide to expectations.

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1st

10

(4)

24th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 2f 43y

Class 3

15:40 Doncaster

Qitaal

8st 5lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: Charlie Johnston

1m win as a 2yo; well held in sole start last year for Ken Condon; sold for 4,000gns and gelded since; has rejoined the Johnston stable and the betting may prove best guide to expectations.

7/1

6th

4

(3)

7th May 2022

Yielding

1m 2f 0y

16:00 Naas

Qitaal

9st 2lb

J: W J Lee

T: K J Condon

9/2

1st

6

(5)

13th Oct 2021

Good To Soft

1m 0f 75y

Class 5

12:00 Nottingham

Qitaal

9st 5lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Mark Johnston

Saw his race out really nicely behind respected opposition on his debut at Haydock (1m, good to firm; Deauville Legend held) and soft ground perhaps a factor in his disappointing effort when made favourite at Hamilton; can be given another chance.

5/2

7/2

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 17421- D

Last run: 165 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Ex-French gelding who justified favouritism at Nottingham (1m2f, heavy; off 4lb lower) on last appearance, taking record to 2-6; looks the type to improve further this season and commands respect.

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2nd

5

(9)

24th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 2f 43y

Class 3

15:40 Doncaster

Stressfree

8st 13lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: David O’Meara

Ex-French gelding who justified favouritism at Nottingham (1m2f, heavy; off 4lb lower) on last appearance, taking record to 2-6; looks the type to improve further this season and commands respect.

7/2

1st

3

(9)

11th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

1m 2f 50y

Class 4

16:57 Nottingham

Stressfree

9st 11lb

J: Jason Watson

T: David O’Meara

midfield, headway from 3f out, prominent towards near side and pushed along 2f out, edged left but led 1f out, idled but kept on final 110yds

5/2

2nd

2

(5)

3rd Oct 2023

Soft

1m 2f 0y

Class 4

14:47 Ayr

Stressfree

9st 11lb

J: Jason Watson

T: David O’Meara

travelled strongly, prominent, led up the centre over 2f out, faced challenge 1f out, kept on but headed towards finish

4/1

12/1

  • Place: £4.50

Form: 10435- D

Last run: 178 days

W: 8st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Has done all his winning in the spring, most recently off just 2lb lower at Pontefract (1m2f, good to soft) on 2023 reappearance; this looks the time to catch him; interesting on seasonal debut.

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3rd

6

(8)

24th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 2f 43y

Class 3

15:40 Doncaster

Lightening Company

8st 12lb

J: Andrew Breslin

T: Ben Haslam

Has done all his winning in the spring, most recently off just 2lb lower at Pontefract (1m2f, good to soft) on 2023 reappearance; this looks the time to catch him; interesting on seasonal debut.

12/1

0

6

(1)

28th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

1m 2f 5y

Class 3

15:55 Pontefract

Lightening Company

9st 6lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Ben Haslam

Exposed 5yo who takes on some progressive rivals but he ran okay at Doncaster (1m2f, soft) recently and was seen to good effect when winning over C&D (good to soft) in April; not ruled out now back at Pontefract.

12/1

3rd

6

(3)

16th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 2f 43y

Class 2

16:10 Doncaster

Lightening Company

8st 13lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: Ben Haslam

slowly away, raced in last, outpaced over 3f out, headway and prominent over 2f out, edged left and no extra from over 1f out

14/1

Form: 77235- D

Last run: 162 days

W: 8st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Soundly beaten in this contest on reappearance last term but is attractively treated off 8lb lower this time; began his 2022 campaign with two wins and has possibilities if back in similar form.

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4th

7

(3)

24th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 2f 43y

Class 3

15:40 Doncaster

Baryshnikov

8st 12lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: David & Nicola Barron

Soundly beaten in this contest on reappearance last term but is attractively treated off 8lb lower this time; began his 2022 campaign with two wins and has possibilities if back in similar form.

8/1

5th

10

(6)

14th Oct 2023

Good

1m 2f 56y

Class 2

15:35 York

Baryshnikov

8st 9lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: David & Nicola Barron

dwelt start, in rear

11/1

Form: 07032- D BF

Last run: 53 days

W: 8st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Soft-ground winner in Britain in 2021, then failed to score in Hong Kong in 2022/2023; couple of encouraging placed efforts on AW since rejoining James Fanshawe; likely player returned to turf.

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5th

9

(2)

24th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 2f 43y

Class 3

15:40 Doncaster

Ensured

8st 8lb

J: Silvestre De Sousa

T: James Fanshawe

Soft-ground winner in Britain in 2021, then failed to score in Hong Kong in 2022/2023; couple of encouraging placed efforts on AW since rejoining James Fanshawe; likely player returned to turf.

11/2

2nd

2

(7)

31st Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 4

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Ensured

10st 2lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: James Fanshawe

Turf winner in Britain in 2021, then failed to score in Hong Kong in 2022/2023; encouraging effort (third over 1m4f) at Southwell this month on first start since rejoining James Fanshawe; possibilities off same mark dropped in class.

11/4

3rd

7

(8)

5th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 4f 14y

Class 3

13:12 Southwell (AW)

Ensured

9st 4lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: James Fanshawe

0-11 in Hong Kong in 2022/2023; showed progressive form, including 1m2f success, for these connections in 2021 and looks interesting off a workable mark back in the British scene; market confidence should be noted.

7/1

Form: 3/606- D

Last run: 175 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Scored three times in France; not solid judged on his two British efforts and is best watched unless the market speaks positively; connections also run Stressfree.

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6th

1

(6)

24th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 2f 43y

Class 3

15:40 Doncaster

Percy Shelley

9st 9lb

J: David Nolan

T: David O’Meara

Scored three times in France; not solid judged on his two British efforts and is best watched unless the market speaks positively; connections also run Stressfree.

33/1

6th

1

(4)

1st Oct 2023

Good

1m 2f 17y

Class 3

16:00 Epsom

Percy Shelley

10st 2lb

J: Jason Watson

T: David O’Meara

Three-time winner in France last year (1m1f-1m3f, good to soft); only tenth of 12 on last month's British debut at Southwell (1m4f, AW) but some positives can be taken from that performance and the outing might have brought him on.

14/1

10th

2

(6)

13th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 4f 14y

Class 2

20:45 Southwell (AW)

Percy Shelley

9st 7lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: David O’Meara

Solid record in France until form dipped on sole run this year; sold for 25,000euros since; pitched into a competitive handicap on British debut and is best watched unless the market speaks positively.

14/1

11/2

Form: /1825- CD

Last run: 148 days

W: 8st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Scored comfortably off 5lb lower in this race 12 months ago (soft); recorded a heavy-ground win on latest hurdles start, which tees him up nicely for the return to this scenario; shortlisted.

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7th

8

(7)

24th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 2f 43y

Class 3

15:40 Doncaster

Bucephalus

8st 10lb

J: Ethan Jones

T: Neil Mulholland

Scored comfortably off 5lb lower in this race 12 months ago (soft); recorded a heavy-ground win on latest hurdles start, which tees him up nicely for the return to this scenario; shortlisted.

11/2

1st

6

2nd Mar 2024

Soft

2m 0f 69y

Class 4

14:25 Newbury

Bucephalus

11st 3lb

J: Thomasina Eyston

T: Neil Mulholland

Seen mostly on Flat; 0-6 over hurdles, with a solid record (five minor honours, three in handicaps) until he seemingly went to nothing from entering the final straight on heavy going at Fontwell 17 days ago; connections respond by having his tongue tied today and 7lb claimer is also enlisted.

16/1

8th

5

14th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 1f 162y

Class 4

15:20 Fontwell

Bucephalus

11st 9lb

J: Harry Cobden

T: Neil Mulholland

took keen hold, held up in rear

5/1

Form: 31450- CD

Last run: 134 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Drops back in class for this reappearance run; successful over 1m2f on this card last year (soft) and at Glorious Goodwood (heavy) in the summer; interesting back here, despite career-high mark.

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8th

2

(1)

24th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 2f 43y

Class 3

15:40 Doncaster

Theres The Door

9st 9lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: David Evans

Drops back in class for this reappearance run; successful over 1m2f on this card last year (soft) and at Glorious Goodwood (heavy) in the summer; interesting back here, despite career-high mark.

6/1

12th

13

(2)

11th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 1

13:30 Newcastle (AW)

Theres The Door

9st 1lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: David Evans

Useful effort to win a 1m2f Glorious Goodwood handicap in the mud in August but latest fifth in a Listed race over that same C&D underlines she needs more in this grade; first outing on AW.

10/1

5th

8

(4)

27th Sep 2023

Soft

1m 1f 197y

Class 1

15:40 Goodwood

Theres The Door

8st 8lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: David Evans

dwelt start

14/1

Form: 70328-

Last run: 142 days

W: 9st 1lb

6 yo Colt

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Sole win came in 2022 when trained in Ireland; however, placed twice over 1m2f on soft/heavy last autumn and that form puts him in the picture; gelded since last run (below par).

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3rd

4

(5)

8th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 4

14:50 Newcastle (AW)

Toshizou

9st 8lb

J: Jonny Peate

T: Roger Fell & Sean Murray

1-19 with his win coming in Ireland as a 2yo; may have needed his return from five months off at Doncaster (1m2f, soft; first start since being gelded) 15 days ago, but he will need to step up quickly.

12/1

9th

4

(10)

24th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 2f 43y

Class 3

15:40 Doncaster

Toshizou

9st 1lb

J: Jonny Peate

T: Roger Fell & Sean Murray

Sole win came in 2022 when trained in Ireland; however, placed twice over 1m2f on soft/heavy last autumn and that form puts him in the picture; gelded since last run (below par).

13/2

8th

3

(15)

3rd Nov 2023

Soft

1m 2f 0y

Class 3

14:00 Newmarket

Toshizou

9st 12lb

J: Jonny Peate

T: Roger Fell & Sean Murray

midfield, in touch with leaders 2f out, weakened final furlong

6/1

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12/1

Form: 02440- C

Last run: 134 days

W: 9st 9lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Showed last year that he still retains a useful level of ability; well capable of being involved, provided he returns in similar form aged 11, but it's a very long time since last success.

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10th

3

(5)

24th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 2f 43y

Class 3

15:40 Doncaster

Euchen Glen

9st 9lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Jim Goldie

Showed last year that he still retains a useful level of ability; well capable of being involved, provided he returns in similar form aged 11, but it's a very long time since last success.

12/1

11th

4

(12)

11th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 4f 98y

Class 2

15:45 Newcastle (AW)

Euchen Glen

9st 8lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Jim Goldie

Retains a useful level of ability aged ten and went close at Ayr three starts back; however, on a long losing sequence and looks unlikely to regain the winning thread in this major handicap.

25/1

4th

2

(8)

28th Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 2f 43y

Class 2

15:50 Doncaster

Euchen Glen

9st 9lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Jim Goldie

10yo who is without a win since July 2021 but, having dropped down the weights, he went very close at Ayr (1m2f, good to soft) last month; respectable run in Ascot Group 3 since and he handles heavy ground; contender.

5/1

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Payout
Exacta £799.00
Straight Forecast £606.30
Tricast £7746.10
Trifecta £8308.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Stressfree

NEWMARKET:

Ensured

TOPSPEED:

Toshizou

POSTDATA:

Bucephalus

RP RATINGS:

Stressfree

Daily Mirror:

Stressfree

The Sun:

Stressfree

Daily Record:

Stressfree

The Times:

Ensured

Telegraph:

Ensured

The Star:

Ensured