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14:50 Chelmsford (AW)

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Racing Value At bet365 Apprentice Handicap

  • Prize money: £4004
  • 1m 2f 0y
  • Class 6
  • 10 runners
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Racing Value At bet365 Apprentice Handicap

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Cloudy

1st
2 (2)
McTed

3/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.50
  • Place: £1.80

Form: 92-841 D

Last run: 4 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

Ended a lengthy losing run with a clearcut success at Wolverhampton (9.4f) on Tuesday, having shaped quite well over C&D the time before; leading contender under a 5lb penalty.

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Verdict Starting price

6th

6

(2)

30th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 2f 23y

Class 6

14:10 Yarmouth

McTed

9st 9lb

J: Alice Bond

T: Joseph Parr

in touch with leaders

4/1

1st

2

(2)

6th Apr 2024

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1m 2f 0y

Class 6

14:50 Chelmsford (AW)

McTed

9st 9lb

J: Alice Bond

T: Joseph Parr

prominent, led narrowly over 1f out, pushed out

3/1

1st

3

(7)

2nd Apr 2024

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1m 1f 104y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

McTed

9st 9lb

J: Alice Bond

T: Joseph Parr

Bettered low-key reappearance run when respectable fourth of seven at Chelmsford (1m2f) last month but has not won since summer 2022 and is seemingly on the downgrade now; others have more appealing profiles.

10/1

8/1

  • Place: £3.30

Form: 8455-7 D

Last run: 37 days

W: 9st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

Hasn't won since September 2022 and has been unplaced at 7-2 on his last two outings, including over C&D; needs to turn a corner.

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10th

1

(8)

2nd May 2024

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1m 2f 0y

Class 6

16:40 Lingfield (AW)

Platinum Prince

9st 10lb

J: Anna Gibson

T: Gary Moore

C&D winner; reasonably consistent for this grade and was on song at Chelmsford (1m2f, Polytrack) latest, when just held; back up 1lb; player.

3/1

2nd

9

(3)

6th Apr 2024

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1m 2f 0y

Class 6

14:50 Chelmsford (AW)

Platinum Prince

9st 4lb

J: Anna Gibson

T: Gary Moore

midfield on inner, headway over 1f out, pressed winner inside final furlong, kept on

8/1

7th

9

(3)

29th Feb 2024

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1m 2f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Platinum Prince

9st 4lb

J: Hector Crouch

T: Gary Moore

in touch with leaders, short of room then midfield after 3f

6/1

OUR TIP

4/1

  • Place: £1.90

Form: 676126 CD

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Four wins over the winter included a C&D success under George Bass when Mc'Ted was fourth, but he's been kept busy and last week's well-held sixth at Southwell was somewhat underwhelming; needs to bounce back.

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3rd

3

(6)

6th Apr 2024

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1m 2f 0y

Class 6

14:50 Chelmsford (AW)

Optik

9st 8lb

J: George Bass

T: David Simcock

Four wins over the winter included a C&D success under George Bass when Mc'Ted was fourth, but he's been kept busy and last week's well-held sixth at Southwell was somewhat underwhelming; needs to bounce back.

4/1

6th

6

(2)

31st Mar 2024

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1m 3f 23y

Class 6

13:30 Southwell (AW)

Optik

9st 6lb

J: Hayley Turner

T: David Simcock

Three wins on the other Tapeta tracks in January and one at Chelmsford this month; creditable second over C&D (sole run here) on latest outing and should not be far away.

5/1

2nd

2

(1)

14th Mar 2024

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1m 3f 23y

Class 6

19:15 Southwell (AW)

Optik

9st 9lb

J: Hayley Turner

T: David Simcock

took keen hold, in touch with leaders

2/1

Form: 87-554 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict

Often starts slowly but he arrives in good form with a close fourth of eight at Wolverhampton two weeks ago; again unlikely to be far away.

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3rd

1

(1)

2nd May 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

17:15 Lingfield (AW)

Come On John

9st 10lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: Michael Attwater

Consistent performer for this grade; acts here; has been thereabouts on his last two starts and with another 1lb drop to help, should be heavily involved.

5/1

4th

6

(4)

6th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

14:50 Chelmsford (AW)

Come On John

9st 6lb

J: Harry Burns

T: Michael Attwater

Often starts slowly but he arrives in good form with a close fourth of eight at Wolverhampton two weeks ago; again unlikely to be far away.

7/1

13/2

Form: -12322 CD

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 5lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict

A model of consistency since joining Stan Moore from Ireland, winning twice here (including over C&D) and runner-up on his last two starts; has crept up the weights but ought to make his presence felt again.

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6th

7

(7)

18th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

17:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Reverberation

11st 0lb

J: Mr Eireann Cagney

T: J S Moore

in touch with leaders

15/2

5th

7

(11)

6th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

14:50 Chelmsford (AW)

Reverberation

9st 5lb

J: Joe Leavy

T: J S Moore

A model of consistency since joining Stan Moore from Ireland, winning twice here (including over C&D) and runner-up on his last two starts; has crept up the weights but ought to make his presence felt again.

13/2

2nd

7

(4)

19th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Reverberation

9st 4lb

J: Joe Leavy

T: J S Moore

Ex-Irish; enjoyed a resurgence since joining Stan Moore, winning twice at Chelmsford (1m-1m2f), and continuing to run well in defeat despite rising ever so steadily in the weights; sits another 1lb higher than when beaten by a short-head last time; chance.

4/1

Form: 254-27 BF

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Has shown promise on several occasions but was last of seven when favourite over C&D on his latest start which took his overall record to 0-17; perhaps he made his challenge too soon that day and he certainly can't be ruled out, but he's proving expensive to follow.

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6th

4

(1)

6th Apr 2024

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1m 2f 0y

Class 6

14:50 Chelmsford (AW)

Twilight Guest

9st 8lb

J: Mikkel Mortensen

T: George Margarson

Has shown promise on several occasions but was last of seven when favourite over C&D on his latest start which took his overall record to 0-17; perhaps he made his challenge too soon that day and he certainly can't be ruled out, but he's proving expensive to follow.

9/1

7th

1

(9)

9th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

17:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Twilight Guest

9st 9lb

J: Mikkel Mortensen

T: George Margarson

prominent, pressed leader 2f out, led over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, weakened final furlong

7/2

7th
1 (9)
Lucidity

14/1

Form: 67325-

Last run: 208 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Hasn't lived up to her useful pedigree yet and signed off her 2023 campaign with a below-par run at Brighton; stays this far but unproven on the AW (beaten 7l here on only attempt); lightly raced but has a bit to prove.

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11th

7

(13)

6th May 2024

Soft

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

18:00 Windsor

Lucidity

9st 7lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Ed Dunlop

Seven-race maiden, best form when placed twice (1m/1m2f) on good to firm last summer; may have needed her reappearance one month ago and a form case can be made.

10/1

7th

1

(9)

6th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

14:50 Chelmsford (AW)

Lucidity

9st 10lb

J: Morgan Cole

T: Ed Dunlop

Hasn't lived up to her useful pedigree yet and signed off her 2023 campaign with a below-par run at Brighton; stays this far but unproven on the AW (beaten 7l here on only attempt); lightly raced but has a bit to prove.

14/1

5th

5

(4)

11th Sep 2023

Good

1m 1f 207y

Class 5

16:40 Brighton

Lucidity

9st 3lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Ed Dunlop

Well-bred filly who has finished placed behind major improvers in her two handicaps this summer, most recently when runner-up in a tactical race over C&D (good to firm) in July; still has potential after only five starts and she's an interesting contender.

9/2

Form: 018-00 C

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict

Sprang surprise at Yarmouth (1m6f) last summer but has shown little in two starts this year; today's trip a bare minimum; others preferred.

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8th

8

(7)

6th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

14:50 Chelmsford (AW)

Sir Joseph Swan

9st 4lb

J: Hana Macdonald

T: Archie Watson

Sprang surprise at Yarmouth (1m6f) last summer but has shown little in two starts this year; today's trip a bare minimum; others preferred.

50/1

12th

6

(13)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 4f 14y

Class 6

16:15 Southwell (AW)

Sir Joseph Swan

9st 7lb

J: Hana Macdonald

T: Archie Watson

midfield

20/1

12th

11

(4)

13th Mar 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 6

19:30 Kempton (AW)

Sir Joseph Swan

9st 4lb

J: Hana Macdonald

T: Archie Watson

Bit of a mixed bag in just four starts for this yard last summer, winning at Yarmouth (1m6f, good) but ending up well beaten on the other three occasions; bit to prove returning from another 196-day absence over a trip short of his best; jockey having her first ride.

20/1

8/1

Form: 5-5474 CD BF

Last run: 31 days

W: 9st 1lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 52

Form & Verdict

C&D winner off 1lb lower in November and notably consistent since, fourth of 12 at Kempton on latest start; Liam Wright claims a handy 5lb; real each-way possibilities.

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8th

4

(5)

2nd May 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

16:40 Lingfield (AW)

Crazy Maisie

9st 5lb

J: Rhys Clutterbuck

T: Mark Hoad

Dual 1m2f winner who has been placed over this trip and 1m4f at this track; back on her last winning mark; consistent performer, with the exception of her latest C&D effort, which you have to forgive if taking her side.

7/1

9th

10

(5)

6th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

14:50 Chelmsford (AW)

Crazy Maisie

9st 1lb

J: Liam Wright

T: Mark Hoad

C&D winner off 1lb lower in November and notably consistent since, fourth of 12 at Kempton on latest start; Liam Wright claims a handy 5lb; real each-way possibilities.

8/1

4th

3

(12)

6th Mar 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Crazy Maisie

9st 9lb

J: Robert Havlin

T: Mark Hoad

RPR between 54-59 last seven starts and makes each-way appeal back in trip (weakened late over 1m5f 30 days ago).

12/1

Form: 97818- CD BF

Last run: 189 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

Came well clear with Twilight Guest when scoring over C&D last summer, and he raced too freely when a beaten favourite here on his only subsequent start; has since left Roger Teal; may not be fully exposed after just six runs and market support would be significant.

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11th

4

(1)

16th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

17:30 Newcastle (AW)

Frankfreya

9st 7lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Darryll Holland

Pulled away his chances on his final run last year and made a low-key comeback for his new yard ten days ago; is relatively unexposed still but has a bit to prove now.

12/1

10th

5

(8)

6th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

14:50 Chelmsford (AW)

Frankfreya

9st 7lb

J: Mia Nicholls

T: Darryll Holland

Came well clear with Twilight Guest when scoring over C&D last summer, and he raced too freely when a beaten favourite here on his only subsequent start; has since left Roger Teal; may not be fully exposed after just six runs and market support would be significant.

9/1

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Payout
Exacta £520.00
Straight Forecast £520.20
Tricast £2343.50
Trifecta £2732.00

Selections

POSTDATA:

Optik

The Times:

Frankfreya

LAMBOURN:

Reverberation

SPOTLIGHT:

Crazy Maisie

D Express:

Come On John

Daily Mirror:

Platinum Prince

Telegraph:

Optik

Daily Mail:

Optik

The Guardian:

Frankfreya

The Sun:

Reverberation