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  • 0m 7f 14y
  • Class 4
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Runners: 14 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Showers

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £24.00
  • Place: £5.80

Form: 27866- C

Last run: 166 days

W: 8st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Sole AW win came over 6f here, but he stays this far and is back off his last winning mark; may need this after 166 days off, though.

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3rd

9

(6)

3rd May 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 4

19:55 Newcastle (AW)

Outrun The Storm

8st 11lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Richard Fahey

Keen-goer who settled well in front when scrambling home on his recent C&D comeback; a 3lb rise looks fair enough and he'll be dangerous again if allowed his own way, which is entirely possible.

6/1

1st

13

(9)

16th Apr 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 4

18:00 Newcastle (AW)

Outrun The Storm

8st 13lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Richard Fahey

Sole AW win came over 6f here, but he stays this far and is back off his last winning mark; may need this after 166 days off, though.

10/1

20/1

  • Place: £2.90

Form: 01846- D

Last run: 171 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Three-time winner on dirt in Sweden in 2021 and dual winner on turf last year; not clear run when fourth here (1m) last September and will need a solid pace over 7f which isn't certain; off six months.

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2nd

7

(11)

16th Apr 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 4

18:00 Newcastle (AW)

Archduke Ferdinand

9st 5lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Seb Spencer

Three-time winner on dirt in Sweden in 2021 and dual winner on turf last year; not clear run when fourth here (1m) last September and will need a solid pace over 7f which isn't certain; off six months.

20/1

12/1

  • Place: £3.10

Form: 721297 CD

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Two wins over C&D in a busy schedule since November, but not at his best the last twice and needs to get back on track; needs a good pace to aim at.

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3rd

8

(7)

16th Apr 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 4

18:00 Newcastle (AW)

Star Zinc

9st 5lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Rebecca Menzies

Two wins over C&D in a busy schedule since November, but not at his best the last twice and needs to get back on track; needs a good pace to aim at.

12/1

7th

6

(2)

26th Mar 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 4

18:45 Southwell (AW)

Star Zinc

9st 1lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Rebecca Menzies

Two Newcastle wins this winter and he's also run well at this track; not so good last time but he will benefit from today's drop in class and has the ability to feature off this mark.

5/1

9th

14

(1)

3rd Mar 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 3

19:00 Newcastle (AW)

Star Zinc

8st 5lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Rebecca Menzies

Comes here on the up, following his C&D win with a good second at Southwell eight days ago (slowly away); up in class and another career best will be required.

7/1

33/1

Form: 71900-

Last run: 153 days

W: 9st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Two wins on turf (6f) last year and placed in three of five C&D starts but ended last season quietly and lacks a recent run.

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9th

8

(5)

3rd May 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 4

19:55 Newcastle (AW)

As If By Chance

9st 0lb

J: Alex Jary

T: Nigel Tinkler

Boasts a consistent record over C&D without winning, all his victories having come over an easy 6f on turf; outran market expectations behind Outrun The Storm on his C&D comeback and gives his trainer a decent hand.

12/1

4th

4

(14)

16th Apr 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 4

18:00 Newcastle (AW)

As If By Chance

9st 6lb

J: Alex Jary

T: Nigel Tinkler

Two wins on turf (6f) last year and placed in three of five C&D starts but ended last season quietly and lacks a recent run.

33/1

10th

3

(9)

15th Nov 2023

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0m 6f 0y

Class 4

17:50 Newcastle (AW)

As If By Chance

9st 7lb

J: Faye McManoman

T: Nigel Tinkler

Won two 6f turf handicaps this summer, latterly off 4lb lower at Nottingham in August; disappointed twice since (ground a valid excuse latest) but no surprise to see him bounce back on a surface he handles (all bar one of his visits to Newcastle have been over 7f, a trip at which he's 0-11).

6/1

10/1

Form: 162623 CD

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 0lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

Veteran who enjoyed a purple patch at the start of the year with his four straight wins including two over C&D; has continued to run well over this trip since and another big effort would come as no surprise.

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5th

12

(13)

16th Apr 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 4

18:00 Newcastle (AW)

Bobby Joe Leg

9st 0lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Ruth Carr

Veteran who enjoyed a purple patch at the start of the year with his four straight wins including two over C&D; has continued to run well over this trip since and another big effort would come as no surprise.

10/1

3rd

9

(11)

30th Mar 2024

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0m 7f 36y

Class 5

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Bobby Joe Leg

9st 5lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Ruth Carr

raced in second, disputing lead over 1f out, kept on but lost second final strides

9/1

2nd

2

(6)

20th Mar 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 5

19:30 Southwell (AW)

Bobby Joe Leg

9st 8lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Ruth Carr

Retains ability despite his advancing years and completed a 7f four-timer in January/February; ran well on penultimate start, then found 6f too sharp latest; returns to his optimum trip.

8/1

Form: 6305-5 D

Last run: 25 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Losing run up to 13, but having been off for six months he ran better than it looked when fifth of nine (met plenty of trouble) on stable/AW debut over C&D last month (Abruzzo Mia second); worth a second look for yard also represented by Vixey.

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2nd

10

(1)

3rd May 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

19:55 Newcastle (AW)

Feel The Need

8st 11lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Michael Herrington

Lost his way for David O'Meara last year but has run two promising races over C&D for his new yard this spring, hitting traffic each time; enters calculations.

6/1

Form: 1802-0 CD

Last run: 37 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Two starts over C&D have yielded a win and a second behind a highly progressive sort; well beaten on last month's Southwell return (7f, Tapeta), but can't be dismissed back under these conditions.

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7th

3

(2)

16th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

18:00 Newcastle (AW)

Engelbert

9st 7lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: James Ferguson

Two starts over C&D have yielded a win and a second behind a highly progressive sort; well beaten on last month's Southwell return (7f, Tapeta), but can't be dismissed back under these conditions.

12/1

11th

10

(11)

10th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

16:50 Southwell (AW)

Engelbert

9st 7lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: James Ferguson

Not yet fully exposed after only nine runs and won over 7f on this surface at Newcastle a year ago; ran well in defeat behind much-improved rival over that C&D in October and has good claims if in similar form after break.

6/1

11

(5)

16th Nov 2023

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0m 7f 0y

Class 4

18:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Engelbert

9st 5lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: James Ferguson

Peak RPRs at Newcastle, including a success in March and close second (despite traffic issues) last time out; likely player if transferring that Tapeta form back to Polytrack.

13/2

Form: 0283-2 D

Last run: 34 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Was back off his last winning mark and returning from seven months off when beaten a short head in a bunch finish over C&D last month; may need to improve on that in order to go one better, but remains unexposed on the AW after just two attempts.

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8th

6

(12)

16th Apr 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 4

18:00 Newcastle (AW)

Prairie Falcon

9st 5lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Michael Dods

Was back off his last winning mark and returning from seven months off when beaten a short head in a bunch finish over C&D last month; may need to improve on that in order to go one better, but remains unexposed on the AW after just two attempts.

4/1

Form: 3274-3

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

0-13 on turf, but 1-3 on the AW and he ran well on his return from seven months off when third of eight at Southwell (7f, Tapeta) three weeks ago; shortlisted from the same mark in the returning cheekpieces.

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9th

1

(4)

16th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

18:00 Newcastle (AW)

Waiting All Night

9st 9lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Richard Spencer

0-13 on turf, but 1-3 on the AW and he ran well on his return from seven months off when third of eight at Southwell (7f, Tapeta) three weeks ago; shortlisted from the same mark in the returning cheekpieces.

6/1

3rd

4

(7)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

18:45 Southwell (AW)

Waiting All Night

9st 4lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Richard Spencer

Yet to add to his debut success but he had a couple of near misses on turf last summer off a higher mark; returns from a break with his yard in good form.

8/1

4th

6

(4)

26th Aug 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 3

16:32 Newmarket (July)

Waiting All Night

9st 0lb

J: Neil Callan

T: Richard Spencer

prominent, outpaced and lost position over 2f out, dropped to rear over 1f out, kept on inside final 110yds, no telling impression

8/1

OUR TIP

4/1

Form: 5-5912 CD

Last run: 25 days

W: 9st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Last eight starts have been here, including two wins over this trip; only beaten a neck over C&D last time by a rival who was completing a four-timer, while a couple of those in behind have won since; player for stable also represented by Prairie Falcon.

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7th

6

(9)

3rd May 2024

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0m 7f 14y

Class 4

19:55 Newcastle (AW)

Abruzzo Mia

9st 2lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Michael Dods

C&D regular who looked to find this mark (6lb higher than when winning two months ago) beyond him behind three of these last time; needs to find more from somewhere.

10/1

10th

2

(1)

16th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

18:00 Newcastle (AW)

Abruzzo Mia

9st 7lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: Michael Dods

Last eight starts have been here, including two wins over this trip; only beaten a neck over C&D last time by a rival who was completing a four-timer, while a couple of those in behind have won since; player for stable also represented by Prairie Falcon.

4/1

2nd

4

(8)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

18:45 Newcastle (AW)

Abruzzo Mia

9st 7lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Michael Dods

Back to form to notch second C&D win last time; back up 4lb in this slightly higher grade but may be capable of better on AW.

9/2

Form: /9-054 C

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 4lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Four AW wins for James Tate including here (5f) and ran best race for this yard when fourth at Southwell (6f, Tapeta) last time; 8lb below last winning mark, but well beaten in his only previous 7f attempt.

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6th

4

(4)

2nd May 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 2y

Class 5

17:05 Doncaster

High Velocity

9st 7lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: David Loughnane

Four AW wins (5f-6f) for James Tate but has fallen a long way in the weights since last scoring at Southwell in August 2022; mixed messages since joining this trainer; keen (failed to stay 7f) at Newcastle last time; cheekpieces are enlisted seeking an upturn in fortunes.

8/1

11th

9

(6)

16th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

18:00 Newcastle (AW)

High Velocity

9st 4lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: David Loughnane

Four AW wins for James Tate including here (5f) and ran best race for this yard when fourth at Southwell (6f, Tapeta) last time; 8lb below last winning mark, but well beaten in his only previous 7f attempt.

16/1

4th

4

(8)

28th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 4

20:00 Southwell (AW)

High Velocity

9st 7lb

J: Laura Pearson

T: David Loughnane

Second run for this yard (5f, Tapeta) was better than the first; edging down the weights and another step forward could be forthcoming tonight (career-best RPR came in his one visit to Southwell, over 5f).

8/1

12th
5 (8)
Bicep

6/1

Form: 0150-2 CD

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

C&D winner last October and ran his best race since when beaten half a length on his Southwell return (6f, Tapeta) last month (sixth horse has won since); return to this trip should suit and high on the list.

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12th

5

(8)

16th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

18:00 Newcastle (AW)

Bicep

9st 6lb

J: Harrison Shaw

T: Grant Tuer

C&D winner last October and ran his best race since when beaten half a length on his Southwell return (6f, Tapeta) last month (sixth horse has won since); return to this trip should suit and high on the list.

6/1

2nd

4

(3)

28th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 4

20:30 Southwell (AW)

Bicep

9st 7lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Grant Tuer

in rear

8/1

10th

6

(2)

11th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

11:45 Newcastle (AW)

Bicep

9st 7lb

J: Mia Nicholls

T: Grant Tuer

Back to winning ways over C&D last month; travelled notably strongly before stamina seemingly stretched late on over 1m here last week and can show he's still on a good mark now back at 7f.

7/2

50/1

Form: 2212-7 D

Last run: 39 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Twice runner-up over 6f here for Chris Fairhurst as a 2yo, but last summer's Redcar maiden win came over this trip; may come on for last month's return/stable debut at this track (6f), but will need to.

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6th

4

(1)

27th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 6f 2y

Class 5

17:40 Doncaster

Vixey

9st 6lb

J: Connor Planas

T: Michael Herrington

in touch with leaders on far side of group

20/1

13th

14

(3)

16th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

18:00 Newcastle (AW)

Vixey

8st 12lb

J: Ben Sanderson

T: Michael Herrington

Twice runner-up over 6f here for Chris Fairhurst as a 2yo, but last summer's Redcar maiden win came over this trip; may come on for last month's return/stable debut at this track (6f), but will need to.

50/1

7th

1

(3)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:00 Newcastle (AW)

Vixey

9st 12lb

J: Ben Sanderson

T: Michael Herrington

Steadily progressive for Chris Fairhurst, winning a 7f maiden at Redcar last summer before a good second in a Carlisle handicap six months ago; capable of better this year and interesting to see what the market makes of her on this stable debut; promise in two AW runs here.

8/1

50/1

Form: 079-30 D

Last run: 34 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Six wins on turf including two over this trip for Ed Dunlop last summer, but last of ten on debut for this yard here (1m) last month; hard to recommend after that.

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14th

10

(5)

16th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

18:00 Newcastle (AW)

Matty Too

9st 3lb

J: William Pyle

T: Ian McInnes

Six wins on turf including two over this trip for Ed Dunlop last summer, but last of ten on debut for this yard here (1m) last month; hard to recommend after that.

50/1

10th

2

(5)

13th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 5

19:45 Newcastle (AW)

Matty Too

9st 9lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Ian McInnes

midfield

12/1

3rd

3

(7)

25th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

19:15 Newcastle (AW)

Matty Too

9st 8lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Ed Dunlop

Scored twice over 7f on turf in June but his recent form is not so encouraging, only ninth in 7f Kempton handicap last month; more is required on his first go on Tapeta.

12/1

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Payout
Exacta £2646.00
Straight Forecast £1756.80
Tricast £17370.80
Trifecta £29416.00

Selections

RP RATINGS:

Prairie Falcon

POSTDATA:

Waiting All Night

SPOTLIGHT:

Bicep

The Times:

Vixey

TOPSPEED:

Star Zinc

Daily Mail:

Abruzzo Mia

Daily Mirror:

Outrun The Storm

NEWMARKET:

Waiting All Night

D Express:

Waiting All Night

Telegraph:

Prairie Falcon

The Sun:

Prairie Falcon

The Star:

Prairie Falcon

Daily Record:

Prairie Falcon

The Guardian:

Bicep