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14:35 Chester

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  • 1m 2f 70y
  • Class 2
  • 7 runners
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Runners: 7 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

9/2 (Won)

  • Win: £3.25
  • Place: £1.70

Form: 2519-2 CD

Last run: 33 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

Acts on any going; successful in 1m2f handicap at this meeting last year; has shown further progress and Bath reappearance effort (creditable) sets him up perfectly for this return to Chester; big player.

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1st

5

(1)

10th May 2024

Good

1m 2f 70y

Class 2

14:35 Chester

City Streak

8st 12lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Andrew Balding

Acts on any going; successful in 1m2f handicap at this meeting last year; has shown further progress and Bath reappearance effort (creditable) sets him up perfectly for this return to Chester; big player.

9/2

2nd

2

(2)

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 2f 37y

Class 3

13:58 Bath

City Streak

9st 5lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Andrew Balding

Tailed off when last seen at Doncaster's St Leger meeting last September but generally reliable and has form over this far on soft ground (never raced on heavy); only 4lb above last winning mark which came at Ascot.

4/1

9th

2

(9)

14th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

1m 3f 197y

Class 3

16:45 Doncaster

City Streak

10st 3lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Andrew Balding

Gained his second success of 2023 in 1m4f Ascot handicap 48 days ago; up 4lb but this reliable sort has form on soft ground and can't be discounted.

9/2

7/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: 323-02 CD

Last run: 84 days

W: 9st 1lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Placed a few times in Bahrain during the winter, creditable second to Parlando latest; form figures at Chester read 116121; has a career-high mark but the return to this venue is highly favourable.

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2nd

4

(2)

10th May 2024

Good

1m 2f 70y

Class 2

14:35 Chester

Box To Box

9st 1lb

J: William Buick

T: Hugo Palmer

Placed a few times in Bahrain during the winter, creditable second to Parlando latest; form figures at Chester read 116121; has a career-high mark but the return to this venue is highly favourable.

7/1

3rd

1

(4)

10th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

1m 2f 0y

Class 3

16:32 Leicester

Box To Box

10st 1lb

J: Connor Planas

T: Hugo Palmer

Managed to lead from a wide draw last time at Chester (1m2f, good to soft) and enhanced his good record there with a decisive success; only 3lb higher but this track might not play to his strengths.

13/2

1st

3

(10)

16th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

1m 2f 70y

Class 3

14:40 Chester

Box To Box

9st 7lb

J: David Probert

T: Hugo Palmer

Front-runner whose record around here reads 11612, his latest success coming over this trip (good) from 3lb lower in June; return here in is favour after a modest effort at York (1m2f, good) three weeks ago (behind Innse Gall), but although he handles a soft surface his four wins have come on good/good to firm; drawn widest.

6/1

Form: 33-005 D

Last run: 97 days

W: 8st 2lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Two wins in France; ran creditably in AW contest on British debut but has failed to match that form in three subsequent runs; gelded since latest; enough to prove in a useful handicap back on turf.

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3rd

9

(3)

10th May 2024

Good

1m 2f 70y

Class 2

14:35 Chester

Woodstock City

8st 2lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: Ian Williams

Two wins in France; ran creditably in AW contest on British debut but has failed to match that form in three subsequent runs; gelded since latest; enough to prove in a useful handicap back on turf.

20/1

5th

6

(2)

3rd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 2

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Woodstock City

8st 10lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: Ian Williams

Ex-French colt who made a promising stable debut when third of ten here (8.5f) in December; two lesser efforts have followed but stepping back up in trip can help.

16/1

12th

8

(9)

20th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 3

14:00 Lingfield (AW)

Woodstock City

9st 1lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Ian Williams

reared in stalls before start, held up in rear, outpaced over 2f out, weakened and lost touch over 1f out

33/1

12/1

Form: 143-30 C

Last run: 34 days

W: 8st 9lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Never figured in major AW handicap last month (it didn't suit the hold-up runners); sole turf win came at Chester (11.5f, soft; beat Box To Box) but he failed to land a blow over this trip here yesterday.

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4th

7

(5)

10th May 2024

Good

1m 2f 70y

Class 2

14:35 Chester

Dream Harder

8st 9lb

J: Jim Crowley

T: Ian Williams

Never figured in major AW handicap last month (it didn't suit the hold-up runners); sole turf win came at Chester (11.5f, soft; beat Box To Box) but he failed to land a blow over this trip here yesterday.

12/1

7th

4

(5)

9th May 2024

Good

1m 2f 70y

Class 3

16:10 Chester

Dream Harder

9st 7lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Ian Williams

Won over the extended 1m3f here on soft off 3lb lower last summer; creditable third on 1m4f Wolverhampton reappearance in March but never involved in the Rosebery at Kempton since.

10/1

12th

12

(11)

6th Apr 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 2

14:40 Kempton (AW)

Dream Harder

8st 11lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Ian Williams

Four-time Tapeta winner who was a creditable third of nine to Intinso (stablemate Duc De Kent fifth) on Wolverhampton reappearance three weeks ago; also has form on Polytrack.

18/1

Form: 012140 D

Last run: 42 days

W: 8st 9lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Front-runner who has raced almost exclusively on AW, winning five times; best to forgive latest effort; fairly useful but has something to prove off career-high mark back on turf and is not the percentage call.

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5th

8

(4)

10th May 2024

Good

1m 2f 70y

Class 2

14:35 Chester

Wadacre Gomez

8st 9lb

J: Franny Norton

T: Charlie Johnston

Front-runner who has raced almost exclusively on AW, winning five times; best to forgive latest effort; fairly useful but has something to prove off career-high mark back on turf and is not the percentage call.

14/1

12th

5

(2)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 3

14:05 Lingfield (AW)

Wadacre Gomez

9st 7lb

J: Franny Norton

T: Charlie Johnston

Five wins inside the last 12 months but they've come at a cost mark-wise and he was only fourth off this career-high rating here 28 days ago; should give his running once more (well drawn) but may come up short.

7/1

4th

10

(8)

1st Mar 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 2

16:22 Lingfield (AW)

Wadacre Gomez

8st 8lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Charlie Johnston

He is progressing well this winter, gaining his latest success in a 9.5f handicap at Wolverhampton two weeks ago under a fine ride; the combination of a 5lb rise, stiffer opposition and other pace to deal with could leave him vulnerable this time.

7/1

Form: 45-410 D

Last run: 48 days

W: 8st 11lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Ties in with Box To Box on a few pieces of Bahrain form during the winter (scored over 1m2f final occasion); below par in soft-ground Lincoln since but this looks more suitable; not ruled out.

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6th

6

(8)

10th May 2024

Good

1m 2f 70y

Class 2

14:35 Chester

Parlando

8st 11lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Ian Williams

Ties in with Box To Box on a few pieces of Bahrain form during the winter (scored over 1m2f final occasion); below par in soft-ground Lincoln since but this looks more suitable; not ruled out.

9/1

17

(4)

23rd Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

Class 2

15:35 Doncaster

Parlando

8st 7lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Ian Williams

In good form in Bahrain over the winter, winning 1m2f handicap (good to firm) last month; won on good to soft on debut in 2021 on sole encounter with slow ground; carries 5lb penalty now back in Britain and not ruled out.

40/1

Form: 403-26 D

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 13lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 106

Form & Verdict

Successful in 1m2f handicap at last year's Newmarket July festival; generally consistent since and should give his running; however, again lumbered with top weight and vulnerable to better-treated types.

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7th

1

(7)

10th May 2024

Good

1m 2f 70y

Class 2

14:35 Chester

Killybegs Warrior

9st 13lb

J: David Egan

T: Charlie Johnston

Successful in 1m2f handicap at last year's Newmarket July festival; generally consistent since and should give his running; however, again lumbered with top weight and vulnerable to better-treated types.

11/2

6th

1

(14)

4th May 2024

Good

1m 1f 0y

Class 2

14:20 Newmarket

Killybegs Warrior

9st 12lb

J: James Doyle

T: Charlie Johnston

Bit in and out last term but very useful on his day, winning over 1m2f at the Newmarket July course; excellent second at Kempton (3lb higher today) four weeks ago on reappearance, over 1m3f though and there is now something of question over him at a trip this short.

16/1

2nd

2

(14)

6th Apr 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 2

14:40 Kempton (AW)

Killybegs Warrior

9st 10lb

J: James Doyle

T: Charlie Johnston

Bit in and out at 3 but very useful on his day, winning over 1m2f at Newmarket off 4lb lower last July; creditable third of 12 at York (1m2f) on final start in October; placed on AW last spring but others make more obvious appeal

16/1

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Payout
Exacta £102.00
Straight Forecast £101.20
Tricast £1619.90
Trifecta £1153.00

Selections

Telegraph:

Bolster

RP RATINGS:

Botanical

SPOTLIGHT:

City Streak

TOPSPEED:

Woodstock City

Daily Mail:

Box To Box

NEWMARKET:

Botanical

The Times:

Botanical

Daily Mirror:

Botanical

The Guardian:

Bolster

D Express:

Bolster

The Sun:

Bolster

The Star:

Bolster

Daily Record:

Bolster

POSTDATA:

City Streak