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18:45 Musselburgh

Good To Soft

Sky Bet Acca Freeze Handicap

  • Prize money: £38655
  • 0m 5f 1y
  • Class 2
  • 15 runners
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Sky Bet Acca Freeze Handicap

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.34
  • Place: £1.80

Form: 630-00 D

Last run: 50 days

W: 9st 12lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Acts on good to soft; two duck eggs in Dubai this year but may revive back on home soil and mark looks workable; impressive on last handicap attempt, then followed up at Group 3 level; respected on that peak form.

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1st

1

(5)

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 1y

Class 2

18:45 Musselburgh

Equality

9st 12lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Charles Hills

pressed leader

8/1

20/1

  • Place: £5.60

Form: 53307- D

Last run: 204 days

W: 8st 7lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 86

Form & Verdict

Sold out Robert Cowell's yard for 24,000gns since last run; very useful on his day (Group 1 placed) but badly lacks recent winning form, being on a three-year losing spell.

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4th

1

(11)

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 3

15:15 Thirsk

Arecibo

10st 3lb

J: Zak Wheatley

T: Declan Carroll

prominent

7/2

2nd

11

(17)

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 1y

Class 2

18:45 Musselburgh

Arecibo

8st 7lb

J: Zak Wheatley

T: Declan Carroll

Sold out Robert Cowell's yard for 24,000gns since last run; very useful on his day (Group 1 placed) but badly lacks recent winning form, being on a three-year losing spell.

20/1

7/1

  • Place: £3.20

Form: 7-5624 D BF

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Acts on any ground; ties in closely with Blind Beggar and Silky Wilkie on Bath running last time; losing run is mounting up but she remains on a workable mark and recent efforts suggest a return to winning form may be near; major contender.

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4th

3

(5)

4th May 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 1

13:10 Newmarket

Glorious Angel

9st 8lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: Grant Tuer

Busy since reappearing in March and she posted a career best when winning 5f handicap at Ripon (soft; also successful on good/good to firm) last week under a 7lb claimer; just as effective at 6f but this is a much stiffer assignment and she'll need further improvement if she's to follow up.

14/1

1st

9

(6)

27th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 2

17:50 Ripon

Glorious Angel

8st 10lb

J: Ethan Jones

T: Grant Tuer

in touch with leaders, ridden when good headway over 1f out, led inside final 110yds, kept on, always doing enough

5/1

Form: 448-50 D

Last run: 65 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Versatile ground-wise; first past the post in Bahrain two months ago but was disqualified for failing a post-race substance test; has a consistent record on home soil and again looks likely to perform well.

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4th

8

(8)

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 1y

Class 2

18:45 Musselburgh

Jm Jungle

9st 0lb

J: Jason Hart

T: John & Sean Quinn

Versatile ground-wise; first past the post in Bahrain two months ago but was disqualified for failing a post-race substance test; has a consistent record on home soil and again looks likely to perform well.

4/1

4th

8

(13)

23rd Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 2

16:20 York

Jm Jungle

9st 4lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: John Quinn

Has proved ultra-consistent since returning in April (record 332421134) and did well to finish fourth of 12 at Haydock (5f, good) a fortnight ago having lost a shoe; likely to give his running once again and one for the shortlist.

7/1

OUR TIP

5/1

Form: 5-7492 CD

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 99

Form & Verdict

Tough sort who acts on any ground; nearly collared Blind Beggar at Bath two weeks ago switched back to turf from AW; impressively defied this mark in the Scottish Sprint Cup over C&D last April (sole Musselburgh run) and looks interesting back here.

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5th

3

(16)

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 1y

Class 2

18:45 Musselburgh

Silky Wilkie

9st 6lb

J: Sam Feilden

T: K R Burke

Tough sort who acts on any ground; nearly collared Blind Beggar at Bath two weeks ago switched back to turf from AW; impressively defied this mark in the Scottish Sprint Cup over C&D last April (sole Musselburgh run) and looks interesting back here.

5/1

2nd

5

(6)

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 5f 10y

Class 2

15:43 Bath

Silky Wilkie

9st 4lb

J: Sam Feilden

T: K R Burke

Well handicapped on last season's best; not at the same level on AW this winter but he's the type to pop up sooner rather than later; whether it will be on ground so testing as this is a moot point.

13/2

6th
16 (14)
Be Proud

33/1

Form: 00190- D

Last run: 156 days

W: 8st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Gained his last two wins over 6f on galloping tracks and testing ground; likely to be tapped for toe over this sharp 5f in a warmer grade on seasonal debut; others preferred.

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6th

16

(14)

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 1y

Class 2

18:45 Musselburgh

Be Proud

8st 2lb

J: Amie Waugh

T: Jim Goldie

Gained his last two wins over 6f on galloping tracks and testing ground; likely to be tapped for toe over this sharp 5f in a warmer grade on seasonal debut; others preferred.

33/1

Form: -30442 CD

Last run: 49 days

W: 8st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Nearly regained the winning thread on latest AW start, having dropped in the weights; defied a 17lb higher mark over C&D (good to soft) two years ago and returns here looking very attractively handicapped.

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11th

7

(6)

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 3

15:15 Thirsk

Zarzyni

9st 7lb

J: Laura Pearson

T: David & Nicola Barron

towards rear

8/1

7th

15

(6)

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 1y

Class 2

18:45 Musselburgh

Zarzyni

8st 3lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: David & Nicola Barron

bumped soon after start

10/1

7/1

Form: 29333- D BF

Last run: 208 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

Acts on good to soft; generally consistent since 2yo win and looked unlucky in 5f handicap at last year's York Ebor festival (three starts ago); has Listed form too; possibilities provided the cards drop right.

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8th

5

(10)

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 1y

Class 2

18:45 Musselburgh

Marine Wave

9st 2lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Richard Fahey

Acts on good to soft; generally consistent since 2yo win and looked unlucky in 5f handicap at last year's York Ebor festival (three starts ago); has Listed form too; possibilities provided the cards drop right.

7/1

3rd

6

(3)

26th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 2

16:00 Beverley

Marine Wave

8st 13lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Richard Fahey

Yet to score this term but she's a reliable sort and followed an unlucky York 5f handicap third (off mark of 93) with a very good third in Ayr Listed event (5.5f, good to soft) four days ago; big shout at these weights.

11/10

20/1

Form: 405-76 D

Last run: 37 days

W: 8st 9lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Has failed to score since 2022 and current mark reflects a dip in his form since last August; well handicapped granted a revival but others have stronger claims.

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9th

10

(7)

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 1y

Class 2

18:45 Musselburgh

Fine Wine

8st 9lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Scott Dixon

led, switched left against near rail after 1f

20/1

6th

7

(3)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 2

18:10 Newcastle (AW)

Fine Wine

8st 8lb

J: Sam James

T: Scott Dixon

led at fast pace up the centre, headed over 1f out, weakened final 110yds

25/1

Form: 436071 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Held on narrowly from Silky Wilkie at Bath (off 3lb lower) a fortnight ago, taking record on heavy going to 2-2; doesn't necessarily need ground that deep; likely player provided he remains in similar form.

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10th

12

(4)

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 1y

Class 2

18:45 Musselburgh

Blind Beggar

8st 6lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: Michael Appleby

Held on narrowly from Silky Wilkie at Bath (off 3lb lower) a fortnight ago, taking record on heavy going to 2-2; doesn't necessarily need ground that deep; likely player provided he remains in similar form.

8/1

1st

11

(11)

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 5f 10y

Class 2

15:43 Bath

Blind Beggar

8st 3lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: Michael Appleby

Prominent racer; now 2lb lower than for his Chelmsford win in November (5f); mixed bag since, including when only seventh at Doncaster two weeks ago (had run well in the corresponding race in 2023); tough task trying to dominate this field but he's 1-1 on heavy ground and also goes well on soft.

16/1

7th

11

(7)

24th Mar 2024

Soft

0m 6f 2y

Class 3

15:05 Doncaster

Blind Beggar

8st 13lb

J: Alistair Rawlinson

T: Michael Appleby

Front-runner; 1lb lower than when chasing home Aleezdancer in the corresponding event 12 months ago; comes here on the back of two poor AW runs though and others appeal more.

14/1

11th
17 (1)
Rock Melody

50/1

Form: 3516-0 CD

Last run: 49 days

W: 8st 2lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Solid record at Musselburgh but may need further now, having gained last win over 7f; failed to beat a rival when dropped back to 5f on AW reappearance; tough task in this higher grade.

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11th

17

(1)

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 1y

Class 2

18:45 Musselburgh

Rock Melody

8st 2lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Jim Goldie

awkward start

50/1

12th
4 (11)
Arnhem

14/1

Form: 3035-4

Last run: 37 days

W: 9st 4lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Irish 8yo who retains all of his ability judged on creditable fourth at Dundalk (AW) on seasonal debut; however, remains on career-high mark and seems unlikely to find more improvement at his age.

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12th

4

(11)

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 1y

Class 2

18:45 Musselburgh

Arnhem

9st 4lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: M G Quinn

Irish 8yo who retains all of his ability judged on creditable fourth at Dundalk (AW) on seasonal debut; however, remains on career-high mark and seems unlikely to find more improvement at his age.

14/1

4th

1

(7)

15th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

16:40 Dundalk (AW)

Arnhem

10st 2lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: M G Quinn

Win here came back in 2020 but recorded career-best when far outrunning his mark in finishing third in C&D conditions event in October; backed that up three weeks later with solid run in Group 3 Mercury Stakes over C&D; back from winter break off career-high mark so stiff task.

10/1

5th

1

(10)

27th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 5f 0y

19:00 Dundalk (AW)

Arnhem

10st 0lb

J: Gavin Ryan

T: M G Quinn

raced in second, joined under 2f out, weakened final 110yds

16/1

16/1

Form: 11850- D

Last run: 245 days

W: 8st 5lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Record of 2-8 in Ireland for Natalia Lupini, both wins last June (good/yielding); gelded since last run (below par); follow the market signals on debut for new connections.

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12th

6

(13)

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 3

15:15 Thirsk

Running Cool

9st 8lb

J: Duran Fentiman

T: Tim Easterby

prominent against near rail

25/1

13th

13

(13)

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 1y

Class 2

18:45 Musselburgh

Running Cool

8st 5lb

J: Duran Fentiman

T: Tim Easterby

Record of 2-8 in Ireland for Natalia Lupini, both wins last June (good/yielding); gelded since last run (below par); follow the market signals on debut for new connections.

16/1

Form: 82800- D

Last run: 221 days

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

No win since 2022; went close (off 3lb higher) in Irish handicap last July then lost his form; market may prove best guide as to whether a revival is expected on reappearance.

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11th

6

(6)

9th May 2024

Good

0m 5f 15y

Class 2

13:30 Chester

Michaelas Boy

9st 5lb

J: Alistair Rawlinson

T: Michael Appleby

raced in third, lost position 2f out, soon weakened

10/1

14th

6

(3)

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 1y

Class 2

18:45 Musselburgh

Michaelas Boy

9st 1lb

J: Alistair Rawlinson

T: Michael Appleby

pressed leader

14/1

11th

1

(7)

13th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 4f 214y

Class 3

20:15 Southwell (AW)

Michaelas Boy

9st 12lb

J: Frederick Larson

T: Michael Appleby

Front-runner who ran fairly well when mid-division in a competitive Class 2 handicap at York (5.4f) three weeks ago; has won on the Newcastle Tapeta and could make a bold bid now back down in trip and in grade.

9/1

25/1

Form: 0352-0

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Raced only at 1m-1m3f; useful for Aidan O'Brien; down the field at Kempton on stable/seasonal debut; likely to struggle for pace dropped sharply in distance.

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14th

15

(10)

11th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

14:40 Ascot

Londoner

8st 9lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Jim Goldie

midfield

66/1

15th

7

(12)

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 1y

Class 2

18:45 Musselburgh

Londoner

9st 1lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Jim Goldie

Raced only at 1m-1m3f; useful for Aidan O'Brien; down the field at Kempton on stable/seasonal debut; likely to struggle for pace dropped sharply in distance.

25/1

10th

6

(4)

6th Apr 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 2

14:40 Kempton (AW)

Londoner

9st 3lb

J: Jim Crowley

T: Jim Goldie

Useful for Aidan O'Brien, finishing second in 1m2f AW handicap at Dundalk handicap on final 3yo start; sold for 35,000gns in October and gelded ahead of this return for new trainer Jim Goldie; the betting should help guide to expectations.

28/1

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Badri, Desperate Hero

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Payout
Exacta £822.00
Straight Forecast £778.20
Tricast £5887.50
Trifecta £6911.00

Selections

D Express:

Jm Jungle

RP RATINGS:

Silky Wilkie

POSTDATA:

Fine Wine

Daily Record:

Marine Wave

The Times:

Desperate Hero

SPOTLIGHT:

Glorious Angel

Telegraph:

Blind Beggar

LAMBOURN:

Equality

TOPSPEED:

Arecibo

Daily Mirror:

Jm Jungle

The Sun:

Silky Wilkie

The Star:

Fine Wine