13:50 Newmarket 17 Apr 2018

Alex Scott Maiden Stakes (Plus 10) (Div 1) (Class 4) (3YO only)

Winner £6,469 - 13 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

7f

Good to Soft

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Weighed In
No.
(Draw)
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Timeform says (star rating)
Timeform says (star rating)
Printouts
1 (6)
iT
Grey and purple diabolo, purple sleeves and cap (Mrs Monica Josefina Borton & Partner)

Atalanta's Boy 

b c Paco Boy - Affirmatively (Diktat)

3 9-0 h1
-
3 9-0 h1
-

Paco Boy colt. Dam 2-y-o 5f winner. Wears hood.

Paco Boy colt. Dam 2-y-o 5f winner. Wears hood.

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2 (4)
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Royal blue (Godolphin)

Aurum (IRE)  

b c Exceed and Excel - Rachelle (Mark of Esteem)

3 9-0
-
3 9-0
-

Exceed And Excel colt. Brother to useful 2-y-o 6f winner Rouleau and closely related to very smart 6f winner Amadeus Wolf and 7f/1m winner Always A Rock. Dam 7f winner. Likely type.

Exceed And Excel colt. Brother to useful 2-y-o 6f winner Rouleau and closely related to very smart 6f winner Amadeus Wolf and 7f/1m winner Always A Rock. Dam 7f winner. Likely type.

3 (5)
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Black and yellow diamonds, black sleeves, yellow cap (Mr J Palmer-Brown)

Ballyquin (IRE)  172 

b c Acclamation - Something Mon (Maria's Mon)

3 9-0
-
3 9-0
-

Acclamation half-brother to numerous winners, including useful pair Raymi Coya and Big Challenge. Fourth of 14 in maiden (33/1) at Newbury (6.5f, good to soft) on debut. Off 172 days. Should improve.

Acclamation half-brother to numerous winners, including useful pair Raymi Coya and Big Challenge. Fourth of 14 in maiden (33/1) at Newbury (6.5f, good to soft) on debut. Off 172 days. Should improve.

4 (1)
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Royal Blue, White Epaulets, Black cap (Mr Hamdan Al Maktoum)

Bawaasil 

b c Oasis Dream - Hedaaya (Indian Ridge)

3 9-0
-
3 9-0
-

Oasis Dream colt. Closely related to useful 7f winner Tamadhor and half-brother to 1m winner Madroos and 7f winner Alnaas. Dam 8.5f winner. Jim Crowley prefers Elhafei.

Oasis Dream colt. Closely related to useful 7f winner Tamadhor and half-brother to 1m winner Madroos and 7f winner Alnaas. Dam 8.5f winner. Jim Crowley prefers Elhafei.

5 (7)
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White and emerald green (quartered), white sleeves, emerald green stars, white cap, emerald green star (Mr John C Davies)

Busby (IRE)  

b g Kodiac - Arabian Pearl (Refuse To Bend)

3 9-0
-
3 9-0
-

58,000 gns foal, 21,000 gns 2-y-o, Kodiac gelding. Half-brother to 7f-1m winner Sonnet Rose. Dam 7f/7.4f winner.

58,000 gns foal, 21,000 gns 2-y-o, Kodiac gelding. Half-brother to 7f-1m winner Sonnet Rose. Dam 7f/7.4f winner.

6 (13)
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Royal blue, white seams, diamonds on sleeves and cap (Ms Hissa Hamdan Al Maktoum)

Elhafei (USA)  147 

br c Speightstown - Albamara (Galileo)

3 9-0
-
3 9-0
-

Foaled March 16. 525,000 gns yearling who shaped very well when fourth at Lingfield on debut in November, finished well under hands-and-heels ride. Sort to improve markedly.

Foaled March 16. 525,000 gns yearling who shaped very well when fourth at Lingfield on debut in November, finished well under hands-and-heels ride. Sort to improve markedly.

7 (11)
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Dark blue, red disc, diabolo on sleeves, quartered cap (Deva Racing Epaulette Partnership)

Epaulement (IRE)  206 

b g Epaulette - Little Whisper (Be My Guest)

3 9-0
-
3 9-0
-

13,000 gns foal, 12,000 gns yearling, Epaulette gelding. 40/1, fifth of 16 in minor event at Newbury (7f, good to firm) on debut, not knocked about. Off 6 months. Open to progress.

13,000 gns foal, 12,000 gns yearling, Epaulette gelding. 40/1, fifth of 16 in minor event at Newbury (7f, good to firm) on debut, not knocked about. Off 6 months. Open to progress.

8 (9)
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Royal blue, white epaulets, striped cap (Mr Hamdan Al Maktoum)

Ibraz 277 

b c Farhh - Wadaa (Dynaformer)

3 9-0
-
3 9-0
-

100,000 gns yearling from the first crop of Farhh. 8/1, fifth of 11 in maiden at Newmarket (7f, good to firm) on debut, not knocked about. Off 9 months. Likely to improve.

100,000 gns yearling from the first crop of Farhh. 8/1, fifth of 11 in maiden at Newmarket (7f, good to firm) on debut, not knocked about. Off 9 months. Likely to improve.

9 (12)
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Maroon, white disc (Mrs Michael Spencer)

Mankind (FR)  263 

b g Dabirsim - Pastiches (Street Cry)

3 9-0
-
3 9-0
-

Attracted support and duly posted a promising fourth at Ascot (6f, good to firm) in July but below that form later that month on July Course, albeit on soft ground.

Attracted support and duly posted a promising fourth at Ascot (6f, good to firm) in July but below that form later that month on July Course, albeit on soft ground.

10 (8)
8
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Black, grey sleeves, black stars (Rebel Racing)

Pesky Wabbitt 26 

b g Compton Place - Good Girl (College Chapel)

3 9-0 h1
-
3 9-0 h1
-

Half-brother to several winners, including useful winner up to 1m Good Again. Eighth of 9 in minor event (9/1) at Chelmsford City (6f) on debut 26 days ago. Hooded for 1st time.

Half-brother to several winners, including useful winner up to 1m Good Again. Eighth of 9 in minor event (9/1) at Chelmsford City (6f) on debut 26 days ago. Hooded for 1st time.

11 (10)
6
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Green, pink sash and cap, white sleeves (Mr K Abdullah)

Prevent 23 

br g Poet's Voice - Emergency (Dr Fong)

3 9-0
-
3 9-0
-

Poet's Voice gelding. Half-brother to useful winner up to 6f Facilitate. Sixth of 13 in minor event at Doncaster (7f, heavy, 3/1) on debut 23 days ago. Should progress.

Poet's Voice gelding. Half-brother to useful winner up to 6f Facilitate. Sixth of 13 in minor event at Doncaster (7f, heavy, 3/1) on debut 23 days ago. Should progress.

12 (2)
2
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Royal blue, light blue star, light blue sleeves, royal blue stars, white cap (Mr Graham Kerr)

Robsdelight (IRE)  23 

br g Harbour Watch - Silca Boo (Efisio)

3 9-0
-
3 9-0
-

€20,000 yearling, Harbour Watch gelding. Half-brother to several winners, including smart 5f winner Lightscameraction. Second of 13 in minor event at Doncaster (7f, heavy, 66/1) on debut 23 days ago.

€20,000 yearling, Harbour Watch gelding. Half-brother to several winners, including smart 5f winner Lightscameraction. Second of 13 in minor event at Doncaster (7f, heavy, 66/1) on debut 23 days ago.

13 (3)
24
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White, royal blue cross belts, royal blue and white striped sleeves (Mr Clive Washbourn)

Tilghman (IRE)  23 

b c Lawman - Poppet's Lovein (Lomitas)

3 9-0
-
3 9-0
-

Showed plenty of ability when second of 4 in minor event at Chelmsford (6f) on debut but failed to improve on that at Doncaster next time.

Showed plenty of ability when second of 4 in minor event at Chelmsford (6f) on debut but failed to improve on that at Doncaster next time.

Verdict

Robsdelight has to be respected following his second-placed finish at Doncaster last month, where Tilghman finished fourth and Prevent was two places further back in sixth. That said, the son of Harbour Watch finds himself in a tougher race this afternoon. Ballyquin, Elhafei, Epaulement and Ibraz are others who displayed plenty of promise on their respective debuts and they should all improve for that experience. One who lacks race practice is AURUM, but he represents a yard who do extremely well with their newcomers. The son of Exceed And Excel is a full-brother to the Group 3 winner Rouleau as well as a half-brother to the Group 1 winner Amadeus Wolf.

Verdict

ELHAFEI very much caught the eye when fourth at Lingfield on debut in November and can give John Gosden another success in this maiden having won 3 of the last 4 renewals. Aurum makes most appeal of the newcomers and needs keeping an eye on, while Robsdelight sets the standard on his debut second at Doncaster last month.

14:25 Newmarket 17 Apr 2018

Alex Scott Maiden Stakes (Plus 10) (Div 2) (Class 4) (3YO only)

Winner £6,469 - 13 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

7f

Good to Soft

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Weighed In
No.
(Draw)
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Timeform says (star rating)
Timeform says (star rating)
Printouts
1 (1)
223664
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Royal blue, red sash, white sleeves (Mrs Jane Chapple-Hyam)

Ambient (IRE)  12 

b g Born To Sea - Undulant Way (Hurricane Run)

3 9-0
75
3 9-0
75

Kept busy on the AW this year but he isn't progressing and is surely vulnerable in a race like this.

Kept busy on the AW this year but he isn't progressing and is surely vulnerable in a race like this.

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2 (9)
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Royal blue, white hoop, striped sleeves, white cap, royal blue star (King Power Racing Co Ltd)

Bacacarat (IRE)  172 

b c Raven's Pass - Mathuna (Tagula)

3 9-0
-
3 9-0
-

Twice-raced colt. Fourth of 16 in minor event at Newbury (8f, good to soft, 40/1). Off 172 days. Likely to improve.

Twice-raced colt. Fourth of 16 in minor event at Newbury (8f, good to soft, 40/1). Off 172 days. Likely to improve.

3 (7)
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Red, yellow stars, royal blue sleeves, royal blue cap, yellow stars (Mrs T Burns & Partners)

Calendimaggio (IRE)  

b c Invincible Spirit - Three Days In May (Cadeaux Genereux)

3 9-0
-
3 9-0
-

Invincible Spirit colt. Closely related to useful winner up to 1m Naval Warfare and half-brother to 3 winners, including very smart winner up to 8.5f Gregorian. Dam 6f winner.

Invincible Spirit colt. Closely related to useful winner up to 1m Naval Warfare and half-brother to 3 winners, including very smart winner up to 8.5f Gregorian. Dam 6f winner.

4 (13)
589208-
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Purple, pink seams, red sleeves, pink seams, purple and red hooped cap (Prima Racing Partnership)

Catapult 152 

b g Equiano - Alectrona (Invincible Spirit)

3 9-0
63
3 9-0
63

Ended juvenile campaign in very tame fashion and he has it all to do.

Ended juvenile campaign in very tame fashion and he has it all to do.

5 (5)
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Purple, royal blue sleeves (Mr Paul Hancock)

Giovanni (IRE)  

b c So You Think - Golden Wave (Green Desert)

3 9-0
-
3 9-0
-

€10,000 foal, €15,000 yearling, So You Think colt. Dam, maiden (barely stayed 2m) out of useful French 1¼m winner Gold Bust.

€10,000 foal, €15,000 yearling, So You Think colt. Dam, maiden (barely stayed 2m) out of useful French 1¼m winner Gold Bust.

6 (4)
5-3
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Black, yellow braces, black and red hooped sleeves, black cap, yellow star (Dr Johnny Hon)

Global Art 24 

b c Dutch Art - Constant Dream (Kheleyf)

3 9-0
-
3 9-0
-

Twice-raced colt. Third of 10 in minor event at Wolverhampton (7.2f, 5/2) 24 days ago, left poorly placed. Open to improvement.

Twice-raced colt. Third of 10 in minor event at Wolverhampton (7.2f, 5/2) 24 days ago, left poorly placed. Open to improvement.

7 (6)
3-
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White, royal blue cross belts, royal blue and white striped sleeves (Clive Washbourn & Partner)

History Writer (IRE)  228 

b c Canford Cliffs - Abhasana (Hawk Wing)

3 9-0
-
3 9-0
-

Promising type. Third of 16 in maiden at Sandown (7f, good, 20/1) on debut in September, Plenty in behind that day improved next time and he should progress himself.

Promising type. Third of 16 in maiden at Sandown (7f, good, 20/1) on debut in September, Plenty in behind that day improved next time and he should progress himself.

8 (8)
33-
iT
Royal blue, white epaulets, striped cap (Mr Hamdan Al Maktoum)

Jawwaal 242 

ch c Bahamian Bounty - Avenbury (Mount Nelson)

3 9-0
-
3 9-0
-

Twice-raced colt. 9/2, third of 12 in maiden at Newbury (7f, good to soft). Off 8 months but in top hands and he shouldn't be far away.

Twice-raced colt. 9/2, third of 12 in maiden at Newbury (7f, good to soft). Off 8 months but in top hands and he shouldn't be far away.

9 (2)
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White, red triple diamond (D B Clark & A R Bentall)

King's Slipper 

b c Leroidesanimaux - Last Slipper (Tobougg)

3 9-0
-
3 9-0
-

37,000 gns yearling, Leroidesanimaux colt. Half-brother to useful 1m winner Slippers Best. Dam unraced half-sister to smart 1m-1½m winner Dansili Dancer.

37,000 gns yearling, Leroidesanimaux colt. Half-brother to useful 1m winner Slippers Best. Dam unraced half-sister to smart 1m-1½m winner Dansili Dancer.

10 (11)
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White, dark blue star, dark blue sleeves, white stars, white cap, dark blue star (Mr Saeed H Altayer)

Mutafani 

b c Exceed and Excel - Hokkaido (Street Cry)

3 9-0
-
3 9-0
-

65,000 gns yearling, Exceed And Excel colt. Dam unraced half-sister to smart winner up to 1¼m Sobetsu out of smart winner up to 11f (2-y-o 1¼m winner) (stayed 13f) Lake Toya.

65,000 gns yearling, Exceed And Excel colt. Dam unraced half-sister to smart winner up to 1¼m Sobetsu out of smart winner up to 11f (2-y-o 1¼m winner) (stayed 13f) Lake Toya.

11 (3)
320222-
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Dark blue and yellow (halved), dark blue sleeves, yellow cap (Julie Martin & David R Martin & Partne)

Porth Swtan (IRE)  165 

b c Invincible Spirit - Propaganda (Sadler's Wells)

3 9-0
83
3 9-0
83

Fairly useful colt. 5/1, creditable second of 14 in minor event at this C&D (good), not ideally placed. Off 165 days but he just about sets the standard.

Fairly useful colt. 5/1, creditable second of 14 in minor event at this C&D (good), not ideally placed. Off 165 days but he just about sets the standard.

12 (12)
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Royal blue, yellow cross belts, royal blue sleeves, yellow stars (Mr John Stocker)

Saphil (IRE)  221 

b g Holy Roman Emperor - Lafite (Robellino)

3 9-0
-
3 9-0
-

25/1, last of 8 in minor event at Ascot (6f, soft) on debut, slowly away. Off 7 months.

25/1, last of 8 in minor event at Ascot (6f, soft) on debut, slowly away. Off 7 months.

13 (10)
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Black, yellow and black halved sleeves, yellow cap, black star (Mr Mohamed Saeed Al Shahi)

Stormer (IRE)  

b c Kodiac - Easee On (Hawk Wing)

3 9-0
-
3 9-0
-

€62,000 foal, €64,000 yearling, Kodiac colt. Half-brother to 1m winner Quiet Moment. Dam unraced half-sister to useful 5f-7.4f winner The Tooth Fairy.

€62,000 foal, €64,000 yearling, Kodiac colt. Half-brother to 1m winner Quiet Moment. Dam unraced half-sister to useful 5f-7.4f winner The Tooth Fairy.

Verdict

This appears to be the slightly weaker of the two divisions and the nod goes to HISTORY WRITER, who caught the eye as a potential big improver when finishing third in a very competitive maiden at Sandown back in September. Based on that evidence it would be no surprise to see the son of Canford Cliffs make up into a decent performer this year and the only worry would be stable form. Porth Swtan hit the crossbar on multiple occasions as a juvenile and he should be in the mix once again today. Global Art, Jawwaal and Bacacarat should all win races this year but may find life easier in handicap company after this run. Calendimaggio, a half-brother to Gregorian, is a newcomer to note, along with Mutafani and Stormer.

Verdict

HISTORY WRITER holds a Guineas entry, and this scopey sort offered plenty to work on when third in a big-field maiden at Sandown in September (form with substance to it). He should have plenty more to offer in 2018 and is selected to make a winning reappearance. Jawwaal and Global Art are feared most, though there are interesting newcomers to consider, too.

15:00 Newmarket 17 Apr 2018

Montaz Restaurant EBF Novice Stakes (Plus 10) (Class 4) (2YO only)

Winner £5,175 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: Low

3

5f

Good to Soft

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No.
(Draw)
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Timeform says (star rating)
Timeform says (star rating)
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1 (6)
iT
Yellow, maroon epaulets, halved sleeves, maroon cap (K&j Bloodstock Ltd)

Aloysius Lilius (IRE)  

b c Gregorian - Nafa (Shamardal)

2 9-2
-
2 9-2
-

Foaled April 16. €46,000 yearling, Gregorian colt. Dam 5f winner.

Foaled April 16. €46,000 yearling, Gregorian colt. Dam 5f winner.

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2 (3)
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Pink, emerald green chevron, halved sleeves, quartered cap (Mrs Fitri Hay)

Ballistic (IRE)  

b c Kodiac - Pale Orchid (Invincible Spirit)

2 9-2
-
2 9-2
-

Foaled April 1. €180,000 yearling, Kodiac colt. Half-brother to useful 5.7f/6f winner Goodwood Crusader.

Foaled April 1. €180,000 yearling, Kodiac colt. Half-brother to useful 5.7f/6f winner Goodwood Crusader.

3 (5)
3
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Orange, emerald green stars (Mr M Doyle)

I Am A Dreamer 17 

b c Dream Ahead - Alexander Ballet (Mind Games)

2 9-2
-
2 9-2
-

Foaled February 27. 62,000 gns yearling, Dream Ahead colt. Half-brother to smart 2-y-o 5f-1m winner Hearts of Fire. Last of 3 in minor event at Musselburgh but not beaten far and should improve.

Foaled February 27. 62,000 gns yearling, Dream Ahead colt. Half-brother to smart 2-y-o 5f-1m winner Hearts of Fire. Last of 3 in minor event at Musselburgh but not beaten far and should improve.

4 (1)
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Red, black stars, royal blue sleeves, red cap, black star (Mrs Caroline Ingram)

Jackstar (IRE)  

gr c Dark Angel - Starbright (Duke Of Marmalade)

2 9-2
-
2 9-2
-

Foaled February 3. £120,000 yearling, Dark Angel colt. Dam 2-y-o 1m winner. Market often a good guide to yard's 2-y-os.

Foaled February 3. £120,000 yearling, Dark Angel colt. Dam 2-y-o 1m winner. Market often a good guide to yard's 2-y-os.

5 (8)
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Emerald green and orange stripes, white cap (Merchants And Missionaries)

Pesci (IRE)  

b c Elzaam - Siansa (Teofilo)

2 9-2
-
2 9-2
-

Foaled March 16. €20,000 foal, £35,000 yearling, Elzaam colt. Half-brother to winner up to 7f Morgan Blond. Dam lightly raced. Noteworthy newcomer.

Foaled March 16. €20,000 foal, £35,000 yearling, Elzaam colt. Half-brother to winner up to 7f Morgan Blond. Dam lightly raced. Noteworthy newcomer.

6 (4)
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Light blue, white sleeves, light blue and red quartered cap (J S Threadwell I)

Treasure Quest 

b c Sepoy - Collectable (Excellent Art)

2 9-2
-
2 9-2
-

Foaled March 2. 12,500 gns foal, £30,000 yearling, Sepoy colt. Dam, maiden (stayed 1m), closely related to smart winner up to 7f Penkenna Princess.

Foaled March 2. 12,500 gns foal, £30,000 yearling, Sepoy colt. Dam, maiden (stayed 1m), closely related to smart winner up to 7f Penkenna Princess.

7 (2)
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Purple, white seams, striped sleeves, purple cap (Mr D Smith, Mrs J Magnier, Mr M Tab)

Van Beethoven (CAN)  

b c Scat Daddy - My Sister Sandy (Montbrook)

2 9-2
-
2 9-2
-

Foaled February 19. Scat Daddy colt out of US 8.5f winner. Interesting newcomer for powerful yard.

Foaled February 19. Scat Daddy colt out of US 8.5f winner. Interesting newcomer for powerful yard.

8 (7)
4
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Dark blue and yellow (halved), dark blue sleeves, yellow cap (Julie Martin & David R Martin & Partn)

Ynys Mon (IRE)  18 

b c Olympic Glory - Russian Spirit (Falbrav)

2 9-2
-
2 9-2
-

Foaled March 14. €26,000 foal, 85,000 gns yearling. Half-brother to 2-y-o 6f winner Foreseeable Future. 13/2, fourth of 7 in minor event at Bath (5f, heavy) on debut 18 days ago, not knocked about.

Foaled March 14. €26,000 foal, 85,000 gns yearling. Half-brother to 2-y-o 6f winner Foreseeable Future. 13/2, fourth of 7 in minor event at Bath (5f, heavy) on debut 18 days ago, not knocked about.

Verdict

This race usually goes the way of an above-average juvenile and it is without doubt the best two-year-old race to be run in the UK so far this season. I Am A Dreamer and Ynys Mon both have to be respected given their previous experience but, while they should both improve, others make more appeal for win purposes. Van Beethoven will be popular in the market given his connections and the fact that he is by the late Scat Daddy. That said, Aidan O'Brien's juveniles tend to need the run and he could be vulnerable. With that in mind, the preference is for BALLISTIC, who has a lot of speed in his pedigree. Robert Cowell's colt cost 180,000 euros as a yearling and his dam was a multiple winner over 5f/6f, while she is a half-sister to the Prix Maurice de Gheest second Thawaany. He is unusually bred because his is by Kodiac and out of an Invincible Spirit mare and those two are half-brothers, but that cross has already had some success. Aloysius Lilius is the first foal out of a 5f winner, while Jackstar is another of note.

Verdict

VAN BEETHOVEN makes plenty of appeal on paper and market confidence for the Scat Daddy colt would look significant. Pesci is another likely newcomer for a yard that is already off the mark with its 2-y-os this season, while I Am A Dreamer should put his experience to good use.

15:35 Newmarket 17 Apr 2018

British EBF bet365 Conditions Stakes (Plus 10) (Class 3) (3YO only)

Winner £9,704 - 4 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

7f

Good to Soft

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Weighed In
No.
(Draw)
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Timeform says (star rating)
Timeform says (star rating)
Printouts
1 (1)
1413-4
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Green, pink sash and cap, white sleeves (Mr K Abdullah)

Purser (USA)  18 

b c Mizzen Mast - Solo Piano (Empire Maker)

3 9-9
102
3 9-9
102

Had a successful campaign as a 2-y-o, winning 2 of his 4 starts. Shaped well after 6 months off when fourth of 10 in listed event at Newcastle (AW) last month, not ideally placed. Sets the standard.

Had a successful campaign as a 2-y-o, winning 2 of his 4 starts. Shaped well after 6 months off when fourth of 10 in listed event at Newcastle (AW) last month, not ideally placed. Sets the standard.

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2 (2)
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Emerald green, yellow stars, black sleeves and cap (Mr M J Jooste)

Accessor (IRE)  182 

b c Exceed and Excel - Amarette (Monsun)

Non Runner

Non Runner

Built on debut promise to open his account at the second attempt in 9-runner maiden at Leicester (7f, good) in October. Open to further improvement.

Built on debut promise to open his account at the second attempt in 9-runner maiden at Leicester (7f, good) in October. Open to further improvement.

3 (3)
31-
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Black, yellow braces, black and red hooped sleeves, black cap, yellow star (Dr Johnny Hon)

Global Humor (USA)  288 

b c Distorted Humor - In Bloom (Discreet Cat)

3 9-6
-
3 9-6
-

Confirmed debut promise when winning 8-runner minor event at Wolverhampton (7.2f) in July. A big step forward required to figure here, but well-bred and remains open to progress.

Confirmed debut promise when winning 8-runner minor event at Wolverhampton (7.2f) in July. A big step forward required to figure here, but well-bred and remains open to progress.

4 (5)
317-
iT
Royal blue, yellow stripe, diamonds on sleeves, yellow cap (Mr Charles Wentworth)

Stormbringer 234 

b c Dutch Art - Riva Royale (Royal Applause)

3 9-6
98
3 9-6
98

Improved to get off the mark in good style in first-time cheekpieces at Redcar in August. Upped in grade and progressed further when seventh in Group 2 Gimcrack Stakes at York. First try at 7f.

Improved to get off the mark in good style in first-time cheekpieces at Redcar in August. Upped in grade and progressed further when seventh in Group 2 Gimcrack Stakes at York. First try at 7f.

5 (4)
21-
iT
Royal blue (Godolphin)

Symbolization (IRE)  221 

b c Cape Cross - Yorkshire Lass (Pivotal)

3 9-6
-
3 9-6
-

Didn't need to be fully extended to go one better than on debut in 10-runner minor event at Kempton (7f) in September. Form proving very strong and better still to come.

Didn't need to be fully extended to go one better than on debut in 10-runner minor event at Kempton (7f) in September. Form proving very strong and better still to come.

Verdict

Purser has an official rating of 102 and he confirmed his wellbeing by finishing fourth in a Listed race at Newcastle late last month. That said, the form of that Listed heat does not appear to be the strongest and the preference is for SYMBOLIZATION. Charlie Appleby's colt finished second in a maiden on the July course that has worked out extremely well on his debut and he proved that was no fluke by winning on his next start. The lack of a recent run is not a concern, given his connections, and the son of Cape Cross appears to have a very bright future ahead of him. The rest have some sort of chance but Stormbringer is the pick of them.

Verdict

SYMBOLIZATION’s form is proving very strong and he appeals as the sort to go on to much better things this season. Purser sets a good standard so has to be respected.

16:10 Newmarket 17 Apr 2018

Plusvital Energene-Q10 Handicap (Class 2) (4YO plus)

Winner £16,172 - 19 run - Draw Advantage: High

5

1m

Good to Soft

Weather: View Course Guide

Weighed In
No.
(Draw)
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Timeform says (star rating)
Timeform says (star rating)
Printouts
1 (1)
31231-0
iT
Cerise, eton blue sleeves, hooped cap (The Fitzrovians)

Fire Brigade 24 

b g Firebreak - Island Rhapsody (Bahamian Bounty)

4 9-7 t1
98
4 9-7 t1
98

Progressive last term, close third in Silver Cambridgeshire prior to landing a Leicester handicap on final start. Heavy ground perhaps to blame for heavy defeat in the Lincoln. but now tongue tied.

Progressive last term, close third in Silver Cambridgeshire prior to landing a Leicester handicap on final start. Heavy ground perhaps to blame for heavy defeat in the Lincoln. but now tongue tied.

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2 (9)
43700-0
iT
Black, yellow, green & red dartboard, white sleeves, red darts, red, yellow, green & black quartered cap. (Tiffin Sandwiches Limited & Partner)

Withernsea (IRE)  24 

b g Dark Angel - Charlene Lacy (Pips Pride)

7 9-4
95
7 9-4
95

Several good efforts to his name in big handicaps last season following Newbury victory in May. Well held on return in the Lincoln and needs to leave that run well behind.

Several good efforts to his name in big handicaps last season following Newbury victory in May. Well held on return in the Lincoln and needs to leave that run well behind.

3 (16)
4/22212-
iT
Royal blue, white epaulets, striped cap (Mr Hamdan Al Maktoum)

Mafaaheem (IRE)  233 

b g Shamardal - Hammiya (Darshaan)

4 9-3
94
4 9-3
94

Runaway winner of 10.2f maiden at Nottingham last summer prior to finishing runner-up on handicap bow at Yarmouth. May have more to offer this season and drop back in trip shouldn't be an issue.

Runaway winner of 10.2f maiden at Nottingham last summer prior to finishing runner-up on handicap bow at Yarmouth. May have more to offer this season and drop back in trip shouldn't be an issue.

4 (17)
18066-8
iT
Royal blue, pink chevron, pink and royal blue chevrons on sleeves, striped cap (Djm Racing)

Examiner (IRE)  38 

ch g Excellent Art - Therry Girl (Lahib)

7 9-2 t
93
7 9-2 t
93

Useful on his day, as he demonstrated when scoring at Salisbury and finishing sixth in the Cambridgeshire here last term. Recent AW spin will have blown away the cobwebs so not ruled out.

Useful on his day, as he demonstrated when scoring at Salisbury and finishing sixth in the Cambridgeshire here last term. Recent AW spin will have blown away the cobwebs so not ruled out.

5 (6)
11436-0
iT
Dark green and pink (quartered), grey sleeves (Jcg Chua & Ck Ong)

Brilliant Vanguard (IRE)  24 

b g Fast Company - Alyska (Owington)

5 9-1 p
92
5 9-1 p
92

Won 3 on the bounce last season and steady pace may have proved his undoing over C&D on final start in November. Shaped a bit better than his heavy defeat in the Spring Mile would suggest on return.

Won 3 on the bounce last season and steady pace may have proved his undoing over C&D on final start in November. Shaped a bit better than his heavy defeat in the Spring Mile would suggest on return.

6 (5)
561361-
iT
Pink, emerald green chevron, halved sleeves, quartered cap (Mrs Fitri Hay)

Plutonian (IRE)  159 

b c Raven's Pass - Ripalong (Revoque)

4 9-1
92
4 9-1
92

Ended 2017 on the up with a win on first crack over 10f at Chelmsford in November. Just 2 lb higher and his limit may not have been reached yet.

Ended 2017 on the up with a win on first crack over 10f at Chelmsford in November. Just 2 lb higher and his limit may not have been reached yet.

7 (7)
612132-
iT
Royal Blue, White Epaulets, Black cap (Mr Hamdan Al Maktoum)

Almoreb (IRE)  195 

b c Raven's Pass - Macadamia (Classic Cliche)

4 9-0
91
4 9-0
91

Had a productive 2017, scoring 3 times (at up to 1m) and upped game further when third of 13 in handicap at Sandown (8f, good) in September. This is likely his optimum trip on return to action.

Had a productive 2017, scoring 3 times (at up to 1m) and upped game further when third of 13 in handicap at Sandown (8f, good) in September. This is likely his optimum trip on return to action.

8 (18)
264516-
iT
Yellow, royal blue hoops, diabolo on sleeves, yellow cap (Killarney Glen)

Noble Peace 126 

b g Kyllachy - Peace Concluded (Bertolini)

5 8-13
90
5 8-13
90

Won twice for Henry Candy at Goodwood last year, including a soft-ground 1m handicap in October. Not seen to best effect on debut for new yard at Lingfield subsequently, but needs to raise his game.

Won twice for Henry Candy at Goodwood last year, including a soft-ground 1m handicap in October. Not seen to best effect on debut for new yard at Lingfield subsequently, but needs to raise his game.

9 (13)
16/768-2
iT
PINK, EMERALD GREEN chevron, halved sleeves, WHITE cap (Mrs Fitri Hay)

Isomer (USA)  25 

ch g Cape Blanco - Nimue (Speightstown)

4 8-13
90
4 8-13
90

Useful at 2 yrs, runner-up to Churchill in the Chesham. Struggled to make a significant impact in 3 starts last term and having been gelded in the interim, he was turned over on the AW last month.

Useful at 2 yrs, runner-up to Churchill in the Chesham. Struggled to make a significant impact in 3 starts last term and having been gelded in the interim, he was turned over on the AW last month.

10 (4)
211306-
iT
Mauve, black sleeves and cap (Mr John Dyer)

Frank Bridge 214 

b g Avonbridge - First Among Equals (Primo Valentino)

5 8-12
89
5 8-12
89

Well placed to land a trio of small-field handicaps at up to 8.2f during the middle half of last year. Returns 5 lb above last successful mark but does represent an in-form stable.

Well placed to land a trio of small-field handicaps at up to 8.2f during the middle half of last year. Returns 5 lb above last successful mark but does represent an in-form stable.

11 (11)
261326-
iT
Royal blue, white hoops, chevrons on sleeves (Irkroy Racing & Mr Andrew Pollock)

Roller 306 

b g Rail Link - Buffering (Beat Hollow)

5 8-11
88
5 8-11
88

Improved during truncated 2017 campaign, unlucky not to finish closer when sixth of 11 at Haydock on latest start in June. Kept away from soft ground so far but he remains with potential.

Improved during truncated 2017 campaign, unlucky not to finish closer when sixth of 11 at Haydock on latest start in June. Kept away from soft ground so far but he remains with potential.

12 (2)
113404-
iT
Pink, large black spots and spots on cap (Mr Mervyn Ayers)

Chiefofchiefs 200 

b g Royal Applause - Danvers (Cape Cross)

5 8-11 p
88
5 8-11 p
88

Green early in his career but got the hang of things and won 3 times between May and July at up to 10f. One place behind Fire Brigade in a 9f course handicap final start and mark unchanged.

Green early in his career but got the hang of things and won 3 times between May and July at up to 10f. One place behind Fire Brigade in a 9f course handicap final start and mark unchanged.

13 (10)
1050-15
iT
Mauve and pink check, white sleeves, pink cap (Sir Robert Ogden)

Constantino (IRE)  38 

b g Danehill Dancer - Messias da Silva (Tale Of The Cat)

5 8-11 b
88
5 8-11 b
88

Upped his game when making a winning reappearance at Lingfield (1m, AW) last month. Not beaten far when fifth in the Lincoln Trial at Wolverhampton so is fit and in good nick.

Upped his game when making a winning reappearance at Lingfield (1m, AW) last month. Not beaten far when fifth in the Lincoln Trial at Wolverhampton so is fit and in good nick.

14 (15)
039040-
iT
White, royal blue cross belts, royal blue and white striped sleeves (Mr Clive Washbourn)

Sinfonietta (FR)  139 

b g Sinndar - Final whistle (Rossini)

6 8-11
88
6 8-11
88

Runner-up in Doncaster Spring Mile on last year's reappearance and also placed in the Irish Cambridgeshire at the Curragh. Clearly capable fresh so expected to be on his game.

Runner-up in Doncaster Spring Mile on last year's reappearance and also placed in the Irish Cambridgeshire at the Curragh. Clearly capable fresh so expected to be on his game.

15 (19)
9-18055
iT
Black, red armlets (Mr Trevor Johnson)

London (FR)  36 

b g Galileo - Altana (Mountain Cat)

5 8-11 h
88
5 8-11 h
88

Opened turf account in the mud at Epsom in October. Struck again at Southwell in January, but has found life tougher since and he looks vulnerable in a race like this back on grass.

Opened turf account in the mud at Epsom in October. Struck again at Southwell in January, but has found life tougher since and he looks vulnerable in a race like this back on grass.

16 (8)
44242-6
iT
Royal blue and yellow diabolo, hooped sleeves, yellow cap (The Warrior Partnership)

The Warrior (IRE)  66 

b g Exceed and Excel - Aymara (Darshaan)

6 8-11
88
6 8-11
88

Losing run dates back over a year yet he still finds himself 4 lb above that mark. Should step up on reappearance in February but he will certainly need to.

Losing run dates back over a year yet he still finds himself 4 lb above that mark. Should step up on reappearance in February but he will certainly need to.

17 (14)
246039-
iT
Beige and maroon (quartered), beige sleeves, maroon armlets (Mr K & Mrs I Read Mrs S Tucker T Logan)

Red Tea 147 

ch m Sakhee - Maimoona (Pivotal)

5 8-11
88
5 8-11
88

Winner on second start back at Pontefract a year ago, but has been fighting a losing battle with the handicapper since, so has no margin for error on reappearance.

Winner on second start back at Pontefract a year ago, but has been fighting a losing battle with the handicapper since, so has no margin for error on reappearance.

18 (3)
30400-3
iT
Black, orange disc (Art Of Racing)

Secret Art (IRE)  25 

ch g Excellent Art - Ivy Queen (Green Desert)

8 8-8
85
8 8-8
85

Won second start back last year and having been given a major chance by the assessor, he shaped quite well when third on recent reappearance at Kempton. Has to be of serious interest.

Won second start back last year and having been given a major chance by the assessor, he shaped quite well when third on recent reappearance at Kempton. Has to be of serious interest.

19 (12)
0-08712
iT
Purple and white (quartered), white sleeves (Mr John Cook)

Glory Awaits (IRE)  20 

ch g Choisir - Sandbox Two (Foxhound)

8 8-7 b
84 1
8 8-7 b
84 1

Snapped a very long losing sequence in a 9-runner handicap at Chelmsford last month. Similar form when second of 4 at Wolverhampton but this is much deeper.

Snapped a very long losing sequence in a 9-runner handicap at Chelmsford last month. Similar form when second of 4 at Wolverhampton but this is much deeper.

Verdict

Fire Brigade was disappointing when well beaten in the Lincoln last time out but an improved performance can be expected on this better ground. That said, he will struggle to confirm his Silver Cambridgeshire form with CHIEFOFCHIEFS, who is 13lb better off for just over two lengths. Charlie Fellowes' representative progressed well last season and he remains lightly raced for a horse of his age, while a gelding operation over the winter may bring about further improvement. Almoreb is another who had a productive year in 2017 and the fact that he won on his seasonal return 12 months ago is an obvious positive. However, Jim Crowley prefers Mafaaheem and he appears to be a type who should continue to get better with age.

Verdict

SECRET ART is one of the veterans of the race, but he won on his second start back last season from 7 lb higher, and with an encouraging reappearance on the AW under his belt, he looks primed for a big run. Fire Brigade was very disappointing in the Lincoln but could easily bounce back with a tongue tie on, with Roller and Sinfonietta a couple more to note.

16:45 Newmarket 17 Apr 2018

bet365 Feilden Stakes (Listed) (Class 1) (3YO only)

Winner £22,684 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: High

6

1m 1f

Good to Soft

Weather: View Course Guide

Weighed In
No.
(Draw)
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Timeform says (star rating)
Timeform says (star rating)
Printouts
1 (8)
21216-
iT
Royal blue (Godolphin)

Stage Magic (IRE)  192 

b c Dark Angel - Witnessed (Authorized)

3 9-5 p1
106
3 9-5 p1
106

Useful 2-y-o but had the run of things when winning Group 3 at Chantilly and last of 6 in similar event there (9f) on final start. Headgear applied and looks vulnerable under a penalty.

Useful 2-y-o but had the run of things when winning Group 3 at Chantilly and last of 6 in similar event there (9f) on final start. Headgear applied and looks vulnerable under a penalty.

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2 (5)
71241-
iT
Purple, white seams, striped sleeves, purple cap (Mr D Smith, Mrs J Magnier, Mr M Tab)

Kew Gardens (IRE)  185 

b c Galileo - Chelsea Rose (Desert King)

3 9-3
110
3 9-3
110

Won Killarney maiden and useful form in defeat in Group races at Leopardstown/Naas. Resumed winning ways when making all in Zetland Stakes here (10f) final start and big player despite penalty.

Won Killarney maiden and useful form in defeat in Group races at Leopardstown/Naas. Resumed winning ways when making all in Zetland Stakes here (10f) final start and big player despite penalty.

3 (7)
22136-
iT
Black, white chevron, red sleeves, white stars, red cap, white star (Mr V I Araci)

Arbalet (IRE)  185 

gr c Dark Angel - Miss Beatrix (Danehill Dancer)

3 9-0 t1
101 WS
3 9-0 t1
101 WS

Runner-up first 2 starts and made no mistake when justifying short odds at Redcar in July. Improved when third in Solario at Sandown but down the field in Group 3 here final run. Tongue tie fitted.

Runner-up first 2 starts and made no mistake when justifying short odds at Redcar in July. Improved when third in Solario at Sandown but down the field in Group 3 here final run. Tongue tie fitted.

4 (2)
4143-3
iT
Light blue, orange epaulets (Middleham Park Racing Cxxi & Partners)

Dark Acclaim (IRE)  18 

gr c Dark Angel - Sistine (Dubai Destination)

3 9-0
100
3 9-0
100

Stepped up on his 2-y-o form when third in listed event at Newcastle on return but the way he went about things confirms he could do with a step up to 1¼m+ sooner rather than later.

Stepped up on his 2-y-o form when third in listed event at Newcastle on return but the way he went about things confirms he could do with a step up to 1¼m+ sooner rather than later.

5 (3)
1415-38
iT
Claret, gold braid, claret sleeves, claret cap, gold tassel (Qatar Racing Limited)

Fortune's Pearl (IRE)  18 

ch c Harbour Watch - Princess Mood (Muhtarram)

3 9-0
98
3 9-0
98

Two wins from 4 runs last year. Respectable third in minor event (5/1) at Kempton on return but disappointed at Newcastle next time.

Two wins from 4 runs last year. Respectable third in minor event (5/1) at Kempton on return but disappointed at Newcastle next time.

6 (4)
11313-
iT
Silver, tassel on cap (Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum)

Mildenberger 199 

b c Teofilo - Belle Josephine (Dubawi)

3 9-0
104
3 9-0
104

Useful juvenile, winning 3 times and third in Group 2s at Goodwood (7f) and Newmarket (1m). Type to make a better 3-y-o, especially over this longer trip.

Useful juvenile, winning 3 times and third in Group 2s at Goodwood (7f) and Newmarket (1m). Type to make a better 3-y-o, especially over this longer trip.

7 (6)
21-
iT
Silver, gold braid, maroon cap, gold tassel (Al Shaqab Racing)

Msayyan (IRE)  181 

b g Camelot - Elusive Girl (Elusive City)

3 9-0
-
3 9-0
-

Unlucky not to make a winning debut at Kempton and didn't need to improve to land the odds at Nottingham. Plenty more needed here but yard has won 2 of last 3 renewals, including with Golden Horn.

Unlucky not to make a winning debut at Kempton and didn't need to improve to land the odds at Nottingham. Plenty more needed here but yard has won 2 of last 3 renewals, including with Golden Horn.

8 (1)
1-
iT
Royal blue, white striped sleeves, white cap (Mr Jaber Abdullah)

New Show (IRE)  260 

ch c New Approach - Music Show (Noverre)

3 9-0
-
3 9-0
-

New Approach colt out of owner's Falmouth winner Music Show. Got off to a winning start in likeable fashion in 5-runner event at Ayr in July. That form hasn't worked out but he still has potential.

New Approach colt out of owner's Falmouth winner Music Show. Got off to a winning start in likeable fashion in 5-runner event at Ayr in July. That form hasn't worked out but he still has potential.

Verdict

MILDENBERGER ended a juvenile campaign - which saw him win a Listed race at Salisbury - with a third-placed finish in the Group 2 Royal Lodge Stakes over 1m here in September. That form is rock solid with the winner only going down by a neck in the Racing Post Trophy a few weeks later, while the second won the Ballysax at the weekend. Kew Gardens beat a stablemate of the selection in the Zetland Stakes here in October but he may be slightly flattered by a mark of 110 and he has to give the selection 3lb. Stage Magic was disappointing when last seen at Chantilly but he did account for a useful rival in a Group 3 at the same venue the time before that. John Gosden has won two of the last three renewals of this race and that makes the Nottingham maiden winner Msayyan of interest today.

Verdict

MILDENBERGER was an excellent third behind a couple of very smart colts in the Royal Lodge here in the autumn and the 3 lb he receives from main-rival Kew Gardens may prove decisive. The potential big improver is Msayyan, who hails from a yard with a very good recent record in this event.

17:20 Newmarket 17 Apr 2018

bet365 Handicap (Class 2) (4YO plus)

Winner £16,172 - 14 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

7f

Good to Soft

Weather: View Course Guide

Weighed In
No.
(Draw)
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Timeform says (star rating)
Timeform says (star rating)
Printouts
1 (6)
5/04219-
iT
Yellow, dark blue spots on sleeves (The George Smith Family Partnership)

Absolutely So (IRE)  186 

b g Acclamation - Week End (Selkirk)

8 10-0
107
8 10-0
107

Won 7f Group 3 at Haydock last season. Has needed the run on his return the last 2 years and there will be other days for him.

Won 7f Group 3 at Haydock last season. Has needed the run on his return the last 2 years and there will be other days for him.

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2 (7)
020134-
iT
Silver, gold braid, maroon cap, gold tassel (Al Shaqab Racing)

Medahim (IRE)  235 

b g Kodiac - Novel Fun (Noverre)

4 9-7
100
4 9-7
100

Won 1m handicap on the July Course last summer and ran well at Goodwood and York subsequently. Been gelded and good chance he'll progress again in 2018.

Won 1m handicap on the July Course last summer and ran well at Goodwood and York subsequently. Been gelded and good chance he'll progress again in 2018.

3 (17)
587160-
iT
Mauve and purple diamonds, mauve sleeves, purple cap (Lady De Ramsey)

Accession (IRE)  199 

b g Acclamation - Pivotal's Princess (Pivotal)

9 9-7
100
9 9-7
100

Won this on return in 2016 and added to his tally with victory on the July Course last season. Probably too high in the weights ahead of this reappearance.

Won this on return in 2016 and added to his tally with victory on the July Course last season. Probably too high in the weights ahead of this reappearance.

4 (8)
3566/96-
iT
Yellow, large black spots and spots on cap (Sheikh Mohammed Obaid Al Maktoum)

White Lake 178 

b g Pivotal - White Palace (Shirley Heights)

6 9-6
99
6 9-6
99

Not added to his impressive 2014 debut win at York (7f), seemingly hard to train, but ran well in the Balmoral Handicap at Ascot when last seen and connections keep the faith. Interesting.

Not added to his impressive 2014 debut win at York (7f), seemingly hard to train, but ran well in the Balmoral Handicap at Ascot when last seen and connections keep the faith. Interesting.

5 (14)
72268-5
iT
Emerald green, white chevron, white sleeves, emerald green armlets, red cap (Mrs M Gittins)

Mjjack (IRE)  24 

gr c Elzaam - Docklands Grace (Honour And Glory)

4 9-6
99
4 9-6
99

Runner-up twice in big 7f Ascot handicaps last season and should have come on for last month's Doncaster reappearance. Back up over 7f now and could figure from the front off fair mark.

Runner-up twice in big 7f Ascot handicaps last season and should have come on for last month's Doncaster reappearance. Back up over 7f now and could figure from the front off fair mark.

6 (4)
08017-0
iT
Emerald green and orange stripes, white cap (Merchants And Missionaries)

Stamp Hill (IRE)  24 

b g Zoffany - Edelfa (Fasliyev)

5 9-4 v1
97
5 9-4 v1
97

Belied odds of 50/1 when landing the valuable International Stakes in first-time blinkers at Ascot last summer from Mjjack. Took a few runs to come to hand last term though. New headgear tried.

Belied odds of 50/1 when landing the valuable International Stakes in first-time blinkers at Ascot last summer from Mjjack. Took a few runs to come to hand last term though. New headgear tried.

7 (9)
61306-6
iT
Orange, emerald green stars (Crone Stud Farms Ltd)

Love Dreams (IRE)  27 

b c Dream Ahead - Kimola (King's Theatre)

4 9-4
97
4 9-4
97

Has won 3 times, including a 7f handicap on the July Course last season. Below form on AW debut at Southwell 4 weeks ago though may have needed the run after 7 months off. Back on a fair mark.

Has won 3 times, including a 7f handicap on the July Course last season. Below form on AW debut at Southwell 4 weeks ago though may have needed the run after 7 months off. Back on a fair mark.

8 (1)
331311-
iT
Dark blue, yellow star, striped sleeves and cap (Mr Fawzi Abdulla Nass)

Inshiraah (FR)  262 

b f Holy Roman Emperor - Blessed Catch (Storm Cat)

4 9-3
96
4 9-3
96

Improved in good style last summer, winning a couple of 7f handicaps on the July Course. Likely has more to offer this term and big player if ready to go.

Improved in good style last summer, winning a couple of 7f handicaps on the July Course. Likely has more to offer this term and big player if ready to go.

9 (11)
2142-41
iT
Light blue, white sleeves, light blue and red quartered cap (Mrj S Threadwell/familyamusementsltd)

Take The Helm 18 

ch g Monsieur Bond - Oasis Breeze (Oasis Dream)

Non Runner

Non Runner

Back to winning ways in 7f Lingfield handicap under this rider last month. Never looked as good on turf, though.

Back to winning ways in 7f Lingfield handicap under this rider last month. Never looked as good on turf, though.

10 (16)
37080-0
iT
Mauve, maroon stars on sleeves (Mr David Bannon)

Donncha (IRE)  24 

br g Captain Marvelous - Seasonal Style (Generous)

7 9-1
94
7 9-1
94

A regular in the big 7f/1m handicaps, twice placed in the Lincoln, though ran poorly in the latest renewal after 8 months off. Record here not great and opposable.

A regular in the big 7f/1m handicaps, twice placed in the Lincoln, though ran poorly in the latest renewal after 8 months off. Record here not great and opposable.

11 (3)
415914-
iT
Silver, gold braid, gold cap, gold tassel (Al Shaqab Racing)

Mazyoun 169 

br g Mayson - Hypnotize (Machiavellian)

Non Runner

Non Runner

Improved in handicaps last season, winning at Kempton and Yarmouth (1m) before a fine fourth in a strong race at Leicester when last seen. Should pay his way again this year.

Improved in handicaps last season, winning at Kempton and Yarmouth (1m) before a fine fourth in a strong race at Leicester when last seen. Should pay his way again this year.

12 (12)
099471-
iT
Pink, emerald green chevron, halved sleeves, quartered cap (Mrs Fitri Hay)

Medieval (IRE)  206 

b g Kodiac - Quickstyx (Night Shift)

4 8-13 p
92
4 8-13 p
92

Successful in class 4 C&D handicap when last seen, taking advantage of a big drop in the weights. Should be competitive off revised mark on return and has Ryan Moore up.

Successful in class 4 C&D handicap when last seen, taking advantage of a big drop in the weights. Should be competitive off revised mark on return and has Ryan Moore up.

13 (5)
0000-80
iT
Dark green and orange (quartered), white sleeves and cap (Mr G L Moore & Mr Ashley Carr)