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Kingsclere Past, Present And Future Handicap

  • Prize money: £3925.5
  • 1m 6f 44y
  • Class 6
  • 9 runners
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Kingsclere Past, Present And Future Handicap

Runners: 9 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Light rain

7/1 (Won)

  • Win: £8.00
  • Place: £1.90

Form: 43333/

Last run: 930 days

W: 9st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Dual hurdle winner for Gary Moore in autumn 2022 but returned from long absence with two disappointing runs in that sphere for new stable this spring; hard to know what to expect from him on this first Flat start since 2021.

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

1st

3

5th May 2024

Heavy

1m 6f 44y

Class 6

17:35 Salisbury

Warranty

9st 7lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Sheena West

Dual hurdle winner for Gary Moore in autumn 2022 but returned from long absence with two disappointing runs in that sphere for new stable this spring; hard to know what to expect from him on this first Flat start since 2021.

7/1

7/2

  • Place: £1.40

Form: /759-3 D

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 6lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict

Started off for Amy Murphy with three hurdle wins last summer and, following a five-month break, kept on well for close third in tactical race at Nottingham (2m, soft) on Flat return a fortnight ago; remains very well handicapped on older Flat form; high on the list.

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

2nd

5

5th May 2024

Heavy

1m 6f 44y

Class 6

17:35 Salisbury

Young Merlin

9st 6lb

J: Frederick Larson

T: Amy Murphy

Started off for Amy Murphy with three hurdle wins last summer and, following a five-month break, kept on well for close third in tactical race at Nottingham (2m, soft) on Flat return a fortnight ago; remains very well handicapped on older Flat form; high on the list.

7/2

3rd

6

(3)

20th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

18:55 Nottingham

Young Merlin

9st 6lb

J: Frederick Larson

T: Amy Murphy

Notched three hurdle wins on joining this yard last summer, including on soft; not seen since November but on a low mark judged on those hurdle exploits and his peak Flat form; interesting.

100/30

4th

1

21st Nov 2023

Soft

2m 7f 0y

Class 4

15:28 Lingfield

Young Merlin

11st 11lb

J: Jamie Moore

T: Amy Murphy

High Flat mileage before embarking on hurdling career this summer; won his first three (2m-2m1f; including handicap off just 2lb lower) but he's run flat the last twice and there are stamina worries over this far.

14/1

12/1

  • Place: £1.30

Form: 764-75

Last run: 61 days

W: 8st 9lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 51

Form & Verdict

Won a bumper on last summer's debut but unplaced all seven subsequent Flat starts; dropped another 2lb since respectable fifth at Southwell (1m6f, AW) two months ago, but others appeal more all the same.

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

3rd

5

(4)

9th May 2024

Soft

1m 3f 198y

Class 6

15:53 Brighton

Basilette

9st 5lb

J: George Downing

T: Seamus Mullins

towards rear, smooth headway towards near side over 3f out, hung badly left from 2f out, ran on final 110yds, went second final stride, nearest finish

6/1

3rd

9

5th May 2024

Heavy

1m 6f 44y

Class 6

17:35 Salisbury

Basilette

8st 9lb

J: Gina Mangan

T: Seamus Mullins

Won a bumper on last summer's debut but unplaced all seven subsequent Flat starts; dropped another 2lb since respectable fifth at Southwell (1m6f, AW) two months ago, but others appeal more all the same.

12/1

Form: 868411 D

Last run: 8 days

W: 9st 3lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Three wins this year, the last two gained in soft-ground handicaps last month (1m4f/1m6f); latest 6lb rise asks quite a lot of him but he still warrants serious consideration in current mood.

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

4th

7

5th May 2024

Heavy

1m 6f 44y

Class 6

17:35 Salisbury

Corsican Caper

9st 3lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Kevin Frost

Three wins this year, the last two gained in soft-ground handicaps last month (1m4f/1m6f); latest 6lb rise asks quite a lot of him but he still warrants serious consideration in current mood.

2/1

Form: 972-26

Last run: 25 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict

Runner-up twice over 1m4f on Polytrack during the winter; slightly disappointing on that surface last month but should be fine back on turf and could plausibly have untapped potential over this trip.

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

5th

6

5th May 2024

Heavy

1m 6f 44y

Class 6

17:35 Salisbury

Fravanco

9st 3lb

J: George Rooke

T: Michael Madgwick

Runner-up twice over 1m4f on Polytrack during the winter; slightly disappointing on that surface last month but should be fine back on turf and could plausibly have untapped potential over this trip.

5/1

6th

5

(9)

10th Apr 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Fravanco

9st 7lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Michael Madgwick

in touch with leaders, no impression over 2f out, weakened over 1f out

9/2

2nd

2

(3)

28th Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Fravanco

9st 8lb

J: George Rooke

T: Michael Madgwick

Sole win came at Lingfield last July; absent since creditable second at same venue (1m4f) just before Christmas; likely player provided he remains in same form.

6/1

Form: 4205-6

Last run: 42 days

W: 9st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict

Ended last season with two heavy defeats and again disappointed when back in action six weeks ago; on a good mark now and has blinkers refitted today but needs to turn things around.

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

8

(6)

11th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 3f 179y

Class 5

18:25 Leicester

Captain Haddock

9st 4lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Heather Main

slowly into stride, in rear

25/1

6th

4

5th May 2024

Heavy

1m 6f 44y

Class 6

17:35 Salisbury

Captain Haddock

9st 7lb

J: Jason Watson

T: Heather Main

Ended last season with two heavy defeats and again disappointed when back in action six weeks ago; on a good mark now and has blinkers refitted today but needs to turn things around.

5/1

6th

7

(3)

24th Mar 2024

Soft

1m 3f 197y

Class 4

13:20 Doncaster

Captain Haddock

9st 11lb

J: Mr Henry Main

T: Heather Main

Losing spell goes back to 2021; however, placed off higher marks in this contest for the last two years (close second in 2023) and holds a fighting chance back here.

5/1

Form: 8/54-7 D

Last run: 93 days

W: 8st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Ended last year in poor form over hurdles and was again well beaten when returned to the Flat in February (1m4f, AW): needs subsequent wind op to have made a massive difference; swaps cheekpieces for refitted blinkers.

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

7th

8

5th May 2024

Heavy

1m 6f 44y

Class 6

17:35 Salisbury

Arthalot

8st 12lb

J: Callum Hutchinson

T: Victor Dartnall

Ended last year in poor form over hurdles and was again well beaten when returned to the Flat in February (1m4f, AW): needs subsequent wind op to have made a massive difference; swaps cheekpieces for refitted blinkers.

20/1

7th

1

(3)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 7f 169y

Class 6

15:17 Lingfield (AW)

Arthalot

9st 9lb

J: Callum Hutchinson

T: Victor Dartnall

midfield

25/1

11th

11

21st Dec 2023

Soft

2m 5f 137y

Class 5

13:25 Exeter

Arthalot

11st 0lb

J: Miss Heidi Stevens

T: Victor Dartnall

Flat winner; seven-race maiden over hurdles and has to raise his game; 20-1 when unseating early in a C&D handicap last month.

25/1

Form: 4379-0

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Placed at huge odds in 1m2f Leicester novice last summer but well down the field in first two handicaps (1m3f/1m2f), latterly on seasonal debut three weeks ago; moves up in trip today.

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

8th

2

5th May 2024

Heavy

1m 6f 44y

Class 6

17:35 Salisbury

Looksee

9st 8lb

J: Charles Bishop

T: Patrick Chamings

Placed at huge odds in 1m2f Leicester novice last summer but well down the field in first two handicaps (1m3f/1m2f), latterly on seasonal debut three weeks ago; moves up in trip today.

33/1

13th

10

(13)

15th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

17:50 Windsor

Looksee

9st 4lb

J: Charles Bishop

T: Patrick Chamings

midfield

50/1

OUR TIP

Form: 564/0-

Last run: 318 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Ex-Irish maiden who struggled in a maiden hurdle on stable debut in December and has not raced again since; still very unexposed on the Flat but not the obvious answer here.

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

9th

1

5th May 2024

Heavy

1m 6f 44y

Class 6

17:35 Salisbury

Summer Gale

9st 9lb

J: Christian Howarth

T: Clare Hobson

Ex-Irish maiden who struggled in a maiden hurdle on stable debut in December and has not raced again since; still very unexposed on the Flat but not the obvious answer here.

33/1

0

3

19th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 1y

Class 4

12:10 Fakenham

Summer Gale

11st 4lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Clare Hobson

Placed in Cork bumper for Jessica Harrington last year and subsequently showed fair Flat form for that stable but his two hurdle runs in June (2m2f/2m4f) were underwhelming and he was sold for 8,500gns after a poor Flat run later that month.

10/1

13th

12

(5)

22nd Jun 2023

Good

1m 7f 0y

20:20 Leopardstown

Summer Gale

11st 7lb

J: Mr B O’Neill

T: Mrs John Harrington

midfield

10/1

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Payout
Exacta £333.00
Straight Forecast £374.80
Tricast £860.20
Trifecta £1393.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Young Merlin

The Times:

Corsican Caper

Telegraph:

Corsican Caper

Daily Mirror:

Corsican Caper

The Star:

Corsican Caper

Daily Record:

Corsican Caper

RP RATINGS:

Young Merlin

POSTDATA:

Young Merlin

NEWMARKET:

Young Merlin

D Express:

Young Merlin

The Sun:

Young Merlin