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Good To Soft

William Hill Epic Boost Handicap

  • Prize money: £10468
  • 0m 7f 0y
  • Class 4
  • 19 runners
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William Hill Epic Boost Handicap

Runners: 19 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

16/1 (Won)

  • Win: £15.00
  • Place: £3.50

Form: 512-63

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Won a Ffos Las maiden last September (7.5f, soft); tried over 1m on both starts this season, fading late on when third at Doncaster last time (soft); quite interesting back down in trip.

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12/1

  • Place: £2.70

Form: 333-15 D

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Won a Thirsk handicap off a 2lb lower mark on reappearance in April (7f, heavy); slightly disappointing when only fifth at Beverley last time (7.5f, soft; tended to hang right); needs to bounce back.

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5th

5

(5)

25th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 7f 96y

Class 3

15:55 Beverley

Sea The Dream

9st 1lb

J: Callum Rodriguez

T: Edward Bethell

Promise as a 2yo and he made a winning return to action at Thirsk 16 days ago (7f, heavy; first run after a gelding operation); 2lb rise shouldn't prevent another big run.

3/1

18/1

  • Place: £5.20

Form: 6047-4

Last run: 13 days

W: 8st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Fair form without winning, including with a hood on reappearance two weeks ago; headgear retained; other options look stronger.

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4th

9

(2)

12th May 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

15:07 Newcastle (AW)

Bulmer Bank

8st 9lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Michael & David Easterby

dwelt start, raced in last, going okay but still plenty to do halfway, soon switched right and headway, disputing third 1f out, no impression inside final furlong

10/1

14/1

  • Place: £9.30

Form: 2471-

Last run: 296 days

W: 9st 0lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict

Off the mark in a 6f AW Newcastle novice on final start last term (form sound); had run creditably on turf earlier in the season; first run at 7f and first run for 296 days.

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1st

4

(3)

3rd Aug 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

19:45 Newcastle (AW)

Project Geofin

9st 5lb

J: Harry Russell

T: Geoff Oldroyd

Ran well in defeat on first two starts (5f/6f, good to soft) and perhaps unsuited by the first-time visor (now left off) when disappointing at Doncaster (6f, good); key player if bouncing back to his best.

4/1

7th

8

(1)

13th Jul 2023

Good

0m 6f 2y

Class 5

15:45 Doncaster

Project Geofin

9st 7lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Geoff Oldroyd

midfield

9/2

14/1

Form: 34-222

Last run: 113 days

W: 9st 1lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Seven-race maiden who has finished runner-up in a maiden, a novice and a handicap, all over 7f on AW this year; well below best on his only run on turf (debut; 6f, soft); others look stronger.

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2nd

8

(4)

2nd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

16:40 Newcastle (AW)

Alreet Cha

8st 6lb

J: William Pyle

T: Craig Lidster

Promise in novice/maiden company and again when second of six over C&D on her handicap debut 17 days ago, doing best of those held up off a steady pace; solid contender at these weights.

5/2

25/1

Form: 1200-7

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Won Beverley maiden last June (7.5f, good to firm) and Ayr novice the following month (6f, good to soft): best handicap run was when seventh of 15 over C&D on reappearance (good); more needed.

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16/1

Form: 551-30

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Off the mark in a Redcar nursery last September (6f, good to firm); fair third at Newmarket on reappearance (7f, good) but below par after meeting interference over same C&D last time (good); softish ground is a concern.

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16th

17

(9)

4th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

17:15 Newmarket

Indivar

8st 12lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: David O’Meara

midfield up the centre

12/1

Form: 3-3135 D

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

7f Newcastle maiden winner in February and sound run on second handicap start when fifth over C&D on turf debut last time (good; first run as a gelding): down 1lb; interesting contender.

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16/1

Form: 1927-3 D

Last run: 37 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Carlisle nursery winner last August (7f, good); hampered when a well-beaten third at Ripon on reappearance (1m, heavy); bit to prove.

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3rd

3

(5)

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

16:52 Ripon

Up The Jazz

9st 9lb

J: Ethan Tindall

T: Richard Fahey

held up in rear

9/2

Form: 543-19 D

Last run: 65 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Made all over 7f at Newcastle on handicap debut in February; pulled too hard when tailed off at Southwell last time; chance if settling better.

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9th

5

(2)

21st Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

18:00 Southwell (AW)

Smart Vision

9st 8lb

J: Lewis Edmunds

T: Jessica Macey

Took step forward when making all over 7f on Newcastle Tapeta last month and he hasn't been hammered with just a 3lb rise; every chance of doing better again but he isn't the only unexposed one in the field.

4/1

9/1

Form: 131223

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

Two 6f AW wins in the winter and sound run back on turf when third at Chester last time (6f, good); stays 7f and he's a possible, although not proven on softer than good.

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3rd

13

(2)

8th May 2024

Good

0m 6f 17y

Class 3

13:30 Chester

Old Chums

8st 5lb

J: Pierre-Louis Jamin

T: Tom Dascombe

pressed leader on inner, led after 1f, no extra and lost two places inside final 110yds

11/2

33/1

Form: 92606-

Last run: 229 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict

20,000gns buy out of Brian Meehan's yard last October; eight-race maiden but good second in Newbury nursery last August (6f, good to soft); bit to prove on stable debut.

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6th

2

(7)

9th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

14:30 Pontefract

Count Palatine

9st 9lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Brian Meehan

Has a chance on his second in a Newbury nursery in August (6f, good to soft) but hasn't run as well since.

12/1

7/1

Form: 824-11 D

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 75

Form & Verdict

In excellent form since changing hands (and trainers) for 5,000gns last October with two wins last month, over 1m at Newcastle and 7f at Doncaster (soft; scored by 4l); up another 8lb but has a good shout.

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1st

1

(13)

27th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

20:15 Doncaster

Diddy Man

9st 11lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Harriet Bethell

made all, raced near side

3/1

Form: 710-5 D

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Thirsk novice winner last September (7f, good); fair fifth at Beverley on reappearance (7.5f, good to soft; ran as though needing the race); stable in fine form; a possible.

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5th

1

(3)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 7f 96y

Class 5

15:05 Beverley

Midnite Runner

9st 10lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Michael Dods

Won a Thirsk novice (7f, good) on second start last season; well beaten in a competitive auction race on only subsequent start; has been gelded; could go well on handicap debut; first run on soft.

10/1

15th

4

(9)

7th Oct 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 2

14:05 Newmarket

Midnite Runner

8st 13lb

J: Sean Levey

T: Michael Dods

Both runs at about 7f, with huge improvement in a ten-runner novice at Thirsk (good) four weeks ago when he got on top in the final 1f after some trouble in running; needs another serious step forward and he drops to 6f but that win was delivered in promising style.

10/1

Form: 5-5211

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Progressing well this season, winning 6f handicaps at Ripon (soft) and Doncaster (good to soft) on last two starts; 5lb higher than last time (up 11lb in total); a chance, although below par on his only go at 7f.

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No Results Found

Form: 8210-8

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 79

Form & Verdict

Won a Nottingham novice last season (6f, good to soft); gelded since; fair run when eighth at Ascot on reappearance (6f, good, cheekpieces tried); headgear retained; first run at 7f.

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12/1

Form: -67162 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 8st 13lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Has run well on two of his three races on turf, winning a novice at Beverley on debut last April (5f, good to soft) and last time finishing runner-up at Musselburgh (7f, good; form sound); player.

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2nd

4

(3)

3rd May 2024

Good

0m 7f 15y

Class 5

16:00 Musselburgh

East Bank

9st 8lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Craig Lidster

led

9/2

10/1

Form: 843-31 D

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Off the mark in a Brighton handicap last time (7f, good) and now 6lb higher in a stronger trace; below par only run on soft ground.

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1st

1

(8)

1st May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 6f 210y

Class 5

18:10 Brighton

Juantorena

9st 9lb

J: David Probert

T: Andrew Balding

0-6 but he has solid record and was fair third in a Kempton handicap (7f, AW) in March, on his return after a gelding operation; that was behind an improver in a Class 3 event and he looks interesting on this drop back in grade.

9/4

50/1

Form: 965-

Last run: 188 days

W: 8st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Modest form last term; well drawn but others are preferred on handicap debut after his 188-day break.

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5th

5

(1)

19th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 4

12:55 Newcastle (AW)

Triple Force

9st 7lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Ann Duffield

in touch with leaders

50/1

6th

2

(5)

14th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

13:05 Newcastle (AW)

Triple Force

9st 4lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Ann Duffield

Gelding by Land Force who was a well-beaten 80-1 shot on Redcar debut last month (7f, good); others stronger.

66/1

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Straight Forecast £1136.70
Tricast £22905.60
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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Diddy Man

Telegraph:

Mr Irrelevant

RP RATINGS:

Quiet Resolve

TOPSPEED:

Count Palatine

The Times:

Old Chums

POSTDATA:

East Bank

The Guardian:

Mr Irrelevant

The Star:

Mr Irrelevant

Daily Mail:

Diddy Man

D Express:

Diddy Man

Daily Mirror:

Diddy Man

The Sun:

Diddy Man

Daily Record:

Diddy Man