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17:30 Doncaster

Soft

Summer Saturday Series Handicap

  • Prize money: £4396.56
  • 1m 0f 0y
  • Class 5
  • 13 runners
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Summer Saturday Series Handicap

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

3/1 (Won)

  • Win: £2.88
  • Place: £1.40

Form: 27-21 D

Last run: 8 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Progressive Phoenix Of Spain filly who opened her account in great style on her handicap debut at Ripon (1m, heavy) eight days ago, drawing right away last 1f; she holds leading claims turned out under a 6lb penalty.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

10

(8)

11th May 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 2

14:05 Ascot

Flying Finn

8st 2lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Adrian Paul Keatley

Two from two since switched to handicap level, winning over 1m at Ripon (heavy) and Doncaster (soft) by an aggregate of just over 10l; effectively a stone higher than last time but she's in sparkling form and still improving; shortlisted.

11/2

1st

10

(5)

26th Apr 2024

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:30 Doncaster

Flying Finn

9st 6lb

J: Mark Winn

T: Adrian Paul Keatley

Progressive Phoenix Of Spain filly who opened her account in great style on her handicap debut at Ripon (1m, heavy) eight days ago, drawing right away last 1f; she holds leading claims turned out under a 6lb penalty.

3/1

10/1

  • Place: £3.20

Form: 1103-4 BF

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Dual 6f Pontefract scorer at 2yrs and he resumed with a good fourth of nine in 7f Thirsk handicap 17 days ago; he can go well again with his usual visor goes back on now.

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2nd

9

(13)

26th Apr 2024

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:30 Doncaster

Keep Warm

9st 6lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Michael & David Easterby

Dual 6f Pontefract scorer at 2yrs and he resumed with a good fourth of nine in 7f Thirsk handicap 17 days ago; he can go well again with his usual visor goes back on now.

10/1

4th

4

(9)

9th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

16:45 Thirsk

Keep Warm

9st 7lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Michael & David Easterby

Won back-to-back 6f nurseries at Pontefract last July when a visor was added (good to soft and good); creditable third at Ayr on his final 2yo run (1m, good to soft); could have more in the locker but the absence of the visor is slightly offputting.

7/1

3rd

6

(7)

23rd Sep 2023

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

16:10 Ayr

Keep Warm

8st 10lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Michael & David Easterby

Won on nursery debut at Pontefract (6f, good) in July and again strong at the finish when following up there (6f, good to soft) ten days later; merely mid-division at York (7f) latest but that was his first encounter with fast ground and he retains potential; one to be interested in now up in trip.

12/1

3rd
1 (14)
Burdett

12/1

  • Place: £4.80

Form: 512-6

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 10lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

A fair 7f winner at Ffos Las in September and he shaped as if in need of the outing after six months off when sixth of seven in 1m Kempton handicap 30 days ago; considered with that run under his belt.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

1

(14)

26th Apr 2024

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:30 Doncaster

Burdett

9st 10lb

J: George Bass

T: Jack Channon

A fair 7f winner at Ffos Las in September and he shaped as if in need of the outing after six months off when sixth of seven in 1m Kempton handicap 30 days ago; considered with that run under his belt.

12/1

6th

3

(3)

27th Mar 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

19:30 Kempton (AW)

Burdett

9st 8lb

J: Charles Bishop

T: Jack Channon

Progressive at two, getting off the mark in a 7.5f maiden at Ffos Las in September before finishing second of five on his handicap debut at Haydock 16 days later (7f, heavy); gelded prior to this reappearance/AW debut; still open to further progress.

4/1

2nd

3

(3)

30th Sep 2023

Soft

0m 6f 212y

Class 5

17:02 Haydock

Burdett

9st 7lb

J: Jim Crowley

T: Jack Channon

Ended up scrambling home by a nose at Ffos Las (7.5f, soft) 16 days ago but his rider never had to reach for the panic button and there's a suspicion he was value for a fair bit more; conditions fine now handicapping and he's one to take seriously.

5/2

16/1

Form: 18740-

Last run: 196 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

A fair 6f winner at 2yrs who had too much use made of him when 11th in valuable York conditions event (7f) in October; since gelded and it would come as no surprise to see him bounce back.

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Verdict Starting price

4th

4

(6)

26th Apr 2024

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:30 Doncaster

Straight A

9st 9lb

J: George Wood

T: Harry Eustace

A fair 6f winner at 2yrs who had too much use made of him when 11th in valuable York conditions event (7f) in October; since gelded and it would come as no surprise to see him bounce back.

16/1

11th

14

(9)

13th Oct 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

15:15 York

Straight A

8st 13lb

J: Hayley Turner

T: Harry Eustace

Seventh of 20 on nursery debut over C&D (good to firm) in August and another fair run when fourth at Thirsk (1m, good) last time; however, he needs to raise his game if he's to be competitive today.

25/1

OUR TIP

11/2

Form: 64-4

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 10lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Son of Pivotal who has improved with each of his three runs to date, resuming with a good fourth of 11 in 1m Kempton maiden 23 days ago; in the picture with more to offer on his handicap debut.

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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

2

(10)

26th Apr 2024

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:30 Doncaster

Asimov

9st 10lb

J: Ross Coakley

T: James Fanshawe

Son of Pivotal who has improved with each of his three runs to date, resuming with a good fourth of 11 in 1m Kempton maiden 23 days ago; in the picture with more to offer on his handicap debut.

11/2

4th

3

(3)

3rd Apr 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:25 Kempton (AW)

Asimov

9st 1lb

J: Ross Coakley

T: James Fanshawe

Made some encouraging late headway on his Newmarket debut (7f, heavy) in November and he built on that when a 4l fourth of 11 over C&D (7-2) the following month; been gelded since and he looks open to more progress after a break; in the mix.

12/1

11/2

Form: 7891-

Last run: 183 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Took a big step forward on his handicap debut when getting off the mark at Wolverhampton (7f) in October; hiked up 10lb but scored readily there and since gelded so this son of Dark Angel is very much one to consider.

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1st

5

(2)

11th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 75y

Class 5

16:40 Nottingham

Rukaana

9st 6lb

J: Christian Howarth

T: Charles Hills

awkward start, in rear

8/1

6th

8

(11)

26th Apr 2024

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:30 Doncaster

Rukaana

9st 7lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Charles Hills

Took a big step forward on his handicap debut when getting off the mark at Wolverhampton (7f) in October; hiked up 10lb but scored readily there and since gelded so this son of Dark Angel is very much one to consider.

11/2

8/1

Form: 41-4 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

Improving Havana Grey colt who backed up his 1m Newcastle maiden victory in October with an excellent reappearance fourth in 1m Southwell handicap, given he was very slowly away; capable of better still so he's a player.

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7th

5

(2)

26th Apr 2024

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:30 Doncaster

Sir Gabrial

9st 9lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: Alice Haynes

Improving Havana Grey colt who backed up his 1m Newcastle maiden victory in October with an excellent reappearance fourth in 1m Southwell handicap, given he was very slowly away; capable of better still so he's a player.

8/1

4th

1

(9)

12th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 5

20:00 Southwell (AW)

Sir Gabrial

9st 9lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Alice Haynes

A 2,000 Guineas entry is optimistic but he was nicely on top at Newcastle (1m) in October and the placed horses have been competitive since then; this mark could be okay.

4/1

1st

4

(7)

6th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 5

17:10 Newcastle (AW)

Sir Gabrial

9st 7lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Alice Haynes

7-1, shaped with inexperience when 3l fourth of eight on debut at Ffos Las (7.3f, soft) three weeks ago; there can be optimism he'll improve and he's on the shortlist.

5/2

Form: 334

Last run: 31 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

Soldier's Call gelding who has made the frame on all his three outings this year, posting a creditable fourth of ten in 7f Southwell maiden 31 days ago; he can do better stepping up to 1m and has possibilities on his handicap debut.

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8th

11

(12)

26th Apr 2024

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:30 Doncaster

Duke Wellington

9st 5lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Archie Watson

Soldier's Call gelding who has made the frame on all his three outings this year, posting a creditable fourth of ten in 7f Southwell maiden 31 days ago; he can do better stepping up to 1m and has possibilities on his handicap debut.

10/1

4th

1

(8)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

18:15 Southwell (AW)

Duke Wellington

9st 1lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Archie Watson

Placed in two 7f Tapeta novices this year, failing to step forward from his Newcastle debut when third over C&D 16 days ago; probably capable of better and holds place claims again.

8/1

3rd

5

(5)

10th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

17:25 Southwell (AW)

Duke Wellington

9st 4lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Archie Watson

From a good family and displayed significant ability when third of seven on last month's debut at Newcastle (7f); needs to improve here but has obvious potential.

5/1

Form: 426- BF

Last run: 204 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Son of Belardo who showed fair form in his three juvenile starts in the autumn, coming in a solid sixth of ten in 1m Salisbury novice on his final start; he appeals as the sort to take a step forward now venturing into handicap company.

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9th

7

(9)

26th Apr 2024

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:30 Doncaster

Chequers Court

9st 7lb

J: Pat Dobbs

T: Richard Hannon

Son of Belardo who showed fair form in his three juvenile starts in the autumn, coming in a solid sixth of ten in 1m Salisbury novice on his final start; he appeals as the sort to take a step forward now venturing into handicap company.

8/1

6th

1

(6)

5th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:25 Salisbury

Chequers Court

9st 7lb

J: Pat Dobbs

T: Richard Hannon

Twice-raced colt who is still open to progress; promising fourth at Newbury (7f, good to soft) then nearly justified favouritism at Ffos Las (7.4f, soft) where he went down by only a nose; remains of interest.

7/2

2nd

5

(2)

14th Sep 2023

Good

0m 7f 80y

Class 5

15:50 Ffos Las

Chequers Court

9st 5lb

J: Pat Dobbs

T: Richard Hannon

prominent

15/8

14/1

Form: 6-1323 D

Last run: 34 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

Kickstarted 2024 with 1m Kempton handicap success in January and has kept his form well since, third of eight at Wolverhampton (8.5f) last time; he ought to be thereabouts off a 1lb lower mark.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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10th

12

(4)

26th Apr 2024

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:30 Doncaster

Wait And Hope

9st 5lb

J: Shane Gray

T: K R Burke

Kickstarted 2024 with 1m Kempton handicap success in January and has kept his form well since, third of eight at Wolverhampton (8.5f) last time; he ought to be thereabouts off a 1lb lower mark.

14/1

3rd

4

(8)

23rd Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 5

16:05 Wolverhampton (AW)

Wait And Hope

9st 7lb

J: Pierre-Louis Jamin

T: K R Burke

Has form figures of 132 since switched to handicaps this year and his latest second was a good effort from the front over C&D (cheekpieces) last month; only 1lb higher here and he's respected for his in-form yard.

100/30

2nd

2

(4)

19th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 5

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Wait And Hope

9st 6lb

J: Sam James

T: K R Burke

Improved form upped to 1m on handicap debut when scoring at Kempton last month; held at odds-on behind the front-running Tasmanian Legend at Newcastle last time but that was in a tactical race and he still has potential; respected with cheekpieces added.

11/4

33/1

Form: 3244-0

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 0lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 66

Form & Verdict

Enters calculations on the form he showed over 6f/7f for Marcus Tregoning last summer but he's failed to beat a rival on last two starts for Alice Haynes and on his handicap/stable debut at Southwell (7f); others appeal more.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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11th

13

(3)

26th Apr 2024

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:30 Doncaster

Etihad Rail

9st 0lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Ruth Carr

Enters calculations on the form he showed over 6f/7f for Marcus Tregoning last summer but he's failed to beat a rival on last two starts for Alice Haynes and on his handicap/stable debut at Southwell (7f); others appeal more.

33/1

11th

6

(4)

28th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

19:30 Southwell (AW)

Etihad Rail

9st 7lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Ruth Carr

dwelt start, in rear

25/1

4th

1

(4)

11th Jul 2023

Good

0m 6f 210y

Class 5

18:30 Brighton

Etihad Rail

9st 7lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Alice Haynes

took keen hold, disputing second, hung right after 1f, pressed leader over 3f out, weakened from over 1f out

11/4

33/1

Form: 844-0

Last run: 28 days

W: 8st 13lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Son of Lope De Vega who hinted at promise in his three juvenile outings in the autumn; off six months before coming in only 11th in 10f Chelmsford handicap four weeks ago but he can take a step forward now.

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3rd

1

(2)

10th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

20:25 Ripon

Made All

9st 11lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Antony Brittain

raced in second, pushed along 2f out, chased clear leader inside final furlong, no extra final 110yds, lost second towards finish

25/1

12th

14

(1)

26th Apr 2024

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:30 Doncaster

Made All

8st 13lb

J: Harry Russell

T: Antony Brittain

Son of Lope De Vega who hinted at promise in his three juvenile outings in the autumn; off six months before coming in only 11th in 10f Chelmsford handicap four weeks ago but he can take a step forward now.

33/1

11th

15

(3)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

17:10 Chelmsford (AW)

Made All

9st 1lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Antony Brittain

Improved with experience last year, signing off with very respectable fourth of seven in York maiden (1m, soft) in October; up in trip for this handicap/AW debut; further progress required.

33/1

25/1

Form: 41369-

Last run: 273 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Landed 6f Redcar maiden last May but his form nosedived after and he wasn't seen after July; cheekpieces go on for his first run for nine months with something to prove.

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Date / Going /
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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13th

6

(7)

26th Apr 2024

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:30 Doncaster

Arc Shadowfax

9st 8lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Seb Spencer

Landed 6f Redcar maiden last May but his form nosedived after and he wasn't seen after July; cheekpieces go on for his first run for nine months with something to prove.

25/1

9th

2

(4)

28th Jul 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 3

18:05 York

Arc Shadowfax

9st 7lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Seb Spencer

Redcar winner over 6f (good) but looks ready for 7f after getting outpaced before rallying in a 6f nursery (good to soft) here 13 days ago; vulnerable to improvers but unlikely to be far away.

6/1

6th

3

(8)

15th Jul 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

16:20 York

Arc Shadowfax

9st 7lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Seb Spencer

Signs of promise on debut at Thirsk (5f, soft) and won at Redcar (6f, good) next time; again ran well when third at Carlisle (6f, good) last month and gelded since; on the shortlist now tackling a nursery.

6/1

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Payout
Exacta £267.00
Straight Forecast £254.30
Tricast £3328.90

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Flying Finn

LAMBOURN:

Rukaana

Telegraph:

Asimov

NEWMARKET:

Sir Gabrial

TOPSPEED:

Arc Shadowfax

RP RATINGS:

Flying Finn

POSTDATA:

Flying Finn

The Times:

Flying Finn

Daily Mail:

Flying Finn

D Express:

Flying Finn

Daily Mirror:

Flying Finn

The Sun:

Flying Finn

Daily Record:

Flying Finn

The Guardian:

Rukaana

The Star:

Rukaana