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14:20 Newmarket

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JRA Handicap

  • Prize money: £7731
  • 1m 0f 0y
  • Class 4
  • 13 runners
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JRA Handicap

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

20/1 (Won)

  • Win: £40.30
  • Place: £8.00

Form: 32310-

Last run: 215 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Ran seven times during last year's 2yo campaign, running well far more often than not and posting a 7f novice win; gelded since; however, he needs to be better than ever to land this competitive handicap on his comeback.

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1st

12

(4)

16th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:20 Newmarket

Watcha Matey

9st 3lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Hugo Palmer

Ran seven times during last year's 2yo campaign, running well far more often than not and posting a 7f novice win; gelded since; however, he needs to be better than ever to land this competitive handicap on his comeback.

20/1

12th

11

(5)

14th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 6f 111y

Class 2

14:25 Doncaster

Watcha Matey

9st 0lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Hugo Palmer

Consistent colt who opened his account in Newmarket novice event (7f, good to firm) last month, taking form figures to 423231; however, ratings suggest he's unlikely to follow up.

33/1

14/1

  • Place: £3.20

Form: 03052-

Last run: 201 days

W: 9st 11lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Just one win from his eight 2yo starts but he showed improvement when upped in trip over C&D (good to firm) on his final juvenile outing, narrowly failing to make all; could make a bold bid on this return.

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3rd

3

(4)

3rd May 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

16:45 Newmarket

The Camden Colt

9st 9lb

J: Sean Levey

T: Richard Hannon

Haydock maiden winner (6f, good to firm) just under a year ago and runner-up over C&D in his last two starts, including on his return from seven months off (good) 17 days ago; up another 2lb and wouldn't want rain.

9/2

2nd

1

(8)

16th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:20 Newmarket

The Camden Colt

9st 11lb

J: Sean Levey

T: Richard Hannon

Just one win from his eight 2yo starts but he showed improvement when upped in trip over C&D (good to firm) on his final juvenile outing, narrowly failing to make all; could make a bold bid on this return.

14/1

14/1

  • Place: £5.60

Form: 8231-5

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Won Lingfield novice (7f, AW) last November on fourth start and he's also effective on turf; he may improve for his recent return to action at Wolverhampton (8.6f, AW) but was only fifth of seven on that handicap debut and could do with settling better.

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8

(6)

10th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:35 Ascot

The Ice Phoenix

9st 4lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Charles Hills

Didn't need to improve when winning a Lingfield novice (7f, AW) last November; built on his comeback run when third of 13 at Newmarket (1m, good) last month with a couple of these behind; each-way claims at least from the same mark.

8/1

3rd

11

(1)

16th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:20 Newmarket

The Ice Phoenix

9st 4lb

J: David Egan

T: Charles Hills

Won Lingfield novice (7f, AW) last November on fourth start and he's also effective on turf; he may improve for his recent return to action at Wolverhampton (8.6f, AW) but was only fifth of seven on that handicap debut and could do with settling better.

14/1

5th

4

(5)

1st Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 4

16:03 Wolverhampton (AW)

The Ice Phoenix

9st 6lb

J: David Egan

T: Charles Hills

took keen hold, held up in rear

5/1

10/1

Form: 181-

Last run: 132 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Comfortable win on debut at Chelmsford (7f, AW) last October before down the field in French Listed race (7f, AW), then back to winning ways in Kempton novice (7f, AW) in December; her pedigree provides hope she'll be capable of better still, but such improvement is needed off her opening mark.

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4th

6

(7)

16th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:20 Newmarket

Arisaig

9st 7lb

J: Ryan Moore

T: Charlie Johnston

Comfortable win on debut at Chelmsford (7f, AW) last October before down the field in French Listed race (7f, AW), then back to winning ways in Kempton novice (7f, AW) in December; her pedigree provides hope she'll be capable of better still, but such improvement is needed off her opening mark.

10/1

1st

1

(5)

6th Dec 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

16:25 Kempton (AW)

Arisaig

9st 7lb

J: William Buick

T: Charlie Johnston

led, pushed along and increased tempo 3f out, faced challenge over 2f out, ridden when headed 1f out, rallied final 110yds, led again final stride, gamely

6/5

OUR TIP

14/1

Form: 1170-

Last run: 206 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Down the field on final two outings last season (Listed, then Irish sales race); however, perhaps a break will have helped and he showed plenty of promise last May/June when winning his first two starts; not written off.

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1st

3

(4)

12th May 2024

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 3

17:27 Newcastle (AW)

Chaturanga

9st 8lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Archie Watson

raced in second, switched to centre 3f out, ridden to lead over 1f out, faced challenges inside final furlong, kept on final 110yds, just held on

6/1

5th

3

(5)

16th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:20 Newmarket

Chaturanga

9st 9lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Archie Watson

Down the field on final two outings last season (Listed, then Irish sales race); however, perhaps a break will have helped and he showed plenty of promise last May/June when winning his first two starts; not written off.

14/1

16th

5

(1)

23rd Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

15:40 Curragh

Chaturanga

9st 5lb

J: Declan McDonogh

T: Archie Watson

Won a 6f maiden at Redcar by a wide margin on debut and backed that up in a 7f novice at Haydock; dropped away quite tamely in a Listed race at Ascot in July; gelded since then.

14/1

Form: 673-1 D

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Ran three times on turf last August/September and, having been gelded, showed improved form for a cosy win on handicap/AW debut at Kempton (1m) three weeks ago; his quality pedigree suggests he should be just as effective on grass and an 8lb rise may not prevent a follow-up victory.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6

(13)

10th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:35 Ascot

Break The Bank

9st 7lb

J: David Probert

T: Andrew Balding

1-1 on the AW but has not finished within 5l of the winner in four starts on turf, for instance sixth of 13 at Newmarket (1m, good) last month when The Ice Phoenix was third; classy pedigree suggests there should still be better to come from him on grass at some point.

8/1

6th

8

(11)

16th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:20 Newmarket

Break The Bank

9st 7lb

J: Joshua Bryan

T: Andrew Balding

Ran three times on turf last August/September and, having been gelded, showed improved form for a cosy win on handicap/AW debut at Kempton (1m) three weeks ago; his quality pedigree suggests he should be just as effective on grass and an 8lb rise may not prevent a follow-up victory.

11/2

1st

4

(2)

27th Mar 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

19:30 Kempton (AW)

Break The Bank

9st 6lb

J: Joshua Bryan

T: Andrew Balding

Smart pedigree but just modest form in three runs in the second half of 2023; gelded prior to his return; should have more to come at 1m and handicapping; betting likely to be revealing.

100/30

7th
10 (6)
Sisyphean

10/1

Form: 524-1 D

Last run: 56 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Encouraging signs on turf last year on first three starts and got off the mark on reappearance in Newcastle novice (1m, AW) in February; goes handicapping off a fair mark and with improvement possible; not discounted.

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7th

10

(6)

16th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:20 Newmarket

Sisyphean

9st 4lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Kevin Ryan

Encouraging signs on turf last year on first three starts and got off the mark on reappearance in Newcastle novice (1m, AW) in February; goes handicapping off a fair mark and with improvement possible; not discounted.

10/1

1st

8

(5)

20th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 5

19:00 Newcastle (AW)

Sisyphean

8st 11lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Kevin Ryan

ducked left start, made all

3/1

4th

9

(1)

7th Oct 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

15:50 Newmarket

Sisyphean

9st 7lb

J: Cieren Fallon

T: Kevin Ryan

Promising fifth on debut in the valuable Convivial Maiden at York (7f, good to firm) in August and beaten just a head at Ayr (1m, good to soft) last time; has the best form in this field and he's an obvious contender.

9/4

Form: 532- BF

Last run: 207 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Step forward when third at Haydock (7f, good) last August on second start and went close at Kempton (7f, AW) in September; the form of those last two races has worked out really well and he has potential off his handicap debut mark; returns with yard in good form and the extra furlong could suit.

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8th

9

(12)

16th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:20 Newmarket

Grand Karat

9st 4lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: Harry Charlton

Step forward when third at Haydock (7f, good) last August on second start and went close at Kempton (7f, AW) in September; the form of those last two races has worked out really well and he has potential off his handicap debut mark; returns with yard in good form and the extra furlong could suit.

7/1

2nd

7

(1)

22nd Sep 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

16:40 Kempton (AW)

Grand Karat

9st 7lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Harry & Roger Charlton

led

5/2

3rd

3

(4)

11th Aug 2023

Good To Soft

0m 6f 212y

Class 4

19:25 Haydock

Grand Karat

9st 7lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Harry & Roger Charlton

33-1, beaten about 6l when fifth of ten on debut at Newbury (7f, good) three weeks ago; showed signs of inexperience and this half-brother to the Listed-placed Sinjaari is open to improvement; on the shortlist.

4/1

Form: 65-133 D

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 1lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Won Lingfield novice (1m, AW) in January on third run; third in two AW handicaps since (1m2f/8.6f) and improvement is needed today, but he came from a tricky position last time and perhaps the form can be upgraded.

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1st

3

(1)

3rd May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 1f 197y

Class 5

16:25 Goodwood

Lavender Hill Mob

9st 10lb

J: Robert Havlin

T: Michael Bell

in touch with leaders, going easily 3f out, pushed along 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on well inside final furlong, led inside final 110yds, won going away

16/1

9th

13

(10)

16th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:20 Newmarket

Lavender Hill Mob

9st 1lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: Michael Bell

Won Lingfield novice (1m, AW) in January on third run; third in two AW handicaps since (1m2f/8.6f) and improvement is needed today, but he came from a tricky position last time and perhaps the form can be upgraded.

16/1

3rd

7

(6)

1st Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 4

16:03 Wolverhampton (AW)

Lavender Hill Mob

9st 3lb

J: Hector Crouch

T: Michael Bell

slowly into stride, raced in last, still plenty to do 3f out, headway over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, went third towards finish, nearest finish

8/1

Form: 31-1

Last run: 37 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Made all in Kempton maiden (7f, AW) last November on second run and followed up in Southwell novice (7f, AW) last month; this is a warm assignment for his handicap/turf debut but his form reads well and he's not ruled out.

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7th

2

(4)

11th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 212y

Class 4

14:10 Haydock

Bravo Zulu

9st 7lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Daniel & Claire Kubler

Made all in Kempton maiden (7f, AW) last November on second start and followed up at Southwell (7f, AW) in March; he shouldn't be written off on turf on the back of just one below-par run on grass, at Newmarket (1m, good) last month, but he does have something to prove on this surface.

9/1

10th

4

(3)

16th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:20 Newmarket

Bravo Zulu

9st 8lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Daniel & Claire Kubler

Made all in Kempton maiden (7f, AW) last November on second run and followed up in Southwell novice (7f, AW) last month; this is a warm assignment for his handicap/turf debut but his form reads well and he's not ruled out.

12/1

1st

2

(6)

10th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

17:25 Southwell (AW)

Bravo Zulu

9st 11lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Daniel & Claire Kubler

Built upon promising debut when making all for clearcut success in valuable 7f Kempton maiden in November, form that has been well advertised by the runner-up since; leading contender.

13/8

Form: 454-1 D

Last run: 32 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Had wind/gelding operations prior to last month's return at Newcastle (1m, AW), and he built upon last year's turf promise to win that maiden easily from the front; needs to transfer that AW improvement back to turf but he's in top hands and has a fine pedigree; in calculations on handicap debut.

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2

(8)

10th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:35 Ascot

Crown Estate

9st 8lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: John & Thady Gosden

Did it well when making all on his return in a Newcastle maiden (1m, AW; first start since wind surgery/being gelded) in March, but beaten a long way (when behind a couple of these) on handicap debut back on turf at Newmarket (1m, good) last month; has a bit to prove.

10/1

11th

5

(13)

16th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:20 Newmarket

Crown Estate

9st 8lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: John & Thady Gosden

Had wind/gelding operations prior to last month's return at Newcastle (1m, AW), and he built upon last year's turf promise to win that maiden easily from the front; needs to transfer that AW improvement back to turf but he's in top hands and has a fine pedigree; in calculations on handicap debut.

11/2

1st

2

(1)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 4

17:40 Newcastle (AW)

Crown Estate

8st 12lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: John & Thady Gosden

made all, set slow pace, increased tempo and pushed along 2f out, clear when ridden 1f out, eased towards finish, unchallenged

2/1

Form: 17-2

Last run: 37 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Impressed on debut at Newcastle (7f, AW) last September then mid-division in York sales race (7f, soft); went very close behind Bravo Zulu, with whom he's now 1lb better off, in Southwell novice (7f, AW) last month; this attractively bred gelding remains unexposed and is open to improvement.

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12th

7

(9)

16th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:20 Newmarket

African Spirit

9st 7lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: B F Brookhouse

Impressed on debut at Newcastle (7f, AW) last September then mid-division in York sales race (7f, soft); went very close behind Bravo Zulu, with whom he's now 1lb better off, in Southwell novice (7f, AW) last month; this attractively bred gelding remains unexposed and is open to improvement.

11/1

2nd

1

(3)

10th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

17:25 Southwell (AW)

African Spirit

9st 11lb

J: Jack Gilligan

T: B F Brookhouse

Out of a 6f Group 3 winner and created good impression when drawing 5l clear to score on debut at Newcastle (7f) in September; found valuable sales race too hot the following month but was not disgraced and needs to be taken very seriously in these much calmer waters.

6/4

7th

10

(17)

13th Oct 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

15:15 York

African Spirit

8st 13lb

J: Dougie Costello

T: B F Brookhouse

Won easily at 13-2 on debut in a maiden at Newcastle (7f, AW) 17 days ago; faces higher-calibre opposition here but certainly impressed last time and he's a half-brother to a 2yo Listed winner, with his dam a 2yo Group 3 winner; could play a leading role.

13/2

Form: 2213- C BF

Last run: 174 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Won 7f maiden here (good to firm) last September on third start and solid third here (7f, soft) next time on handicap debut; returns having been gelded and could have more to offer now up in trip for top yard; respected.

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13th

2

(2)

16th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:20 Newmarket

Broadway Act

9st 9lb

J: William Buick

T: Charlie Appleby

Won 7f maiden here (good to firm) last September on third start and solid third here (7f, soft) next time on handicap debut; returns having been gelded and could have more to offer now up in trip for top yard; respected.

7/2

3rd

2

(9)

25th Oct 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

17:20 Newmarket

Broadway Act

9st 9lb

J: William Buick

T: Charlie Appleby

Runner-up twice on the other course here in August, then went one better in C&D maiden (good to firm) last month; the type to improve further for major yard and commands respect.

9/4

1st

1

(9)

29th Sep 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

16:45 Newmarket

Broadway Act

9st 2lb

J: William Buick

T: Charlie Appleby

Close second on the other Newmarket course last month on his first two starts (7f, good/good to firm); takes on some interesting newcomers and once-raced rivals but sets a useful form standard.

15/8

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Exacta £4467.00
Straight Forecast £2950.80
Tricast £67816.20
Trifecta £68305.00

Selections

POSTDATA:

Crown Estate

SPOTLIGHT:

Break The Bank

NEWMARKET:

Broadway Act

Daily Mail:

Grand Karat

LAMBOURN:

Bravo Zulu

TOPSPEED:

The Camden Colt

RP RATINGS:

Break The Bank

The Sun:

Break The Bank

The Times:

Broadway Act

Daily Record:

Broadway Act

D Express:

Grand Karat

The Guardian:

Bravo Zulu

Telegraph:

Crown Estate

Daily Mirror:

Crown Estate

The Star:

Crown Estate