14:10 Thirsk 20 Jun 2017

British Stallion Studs EBF Fillies' Novice Stakes (Plus 10) (Class 5) (2YO only)

Winner £3,558 - 11 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

6f

Good to Firm (Good in places)

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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)
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1 (8)
iT
White, emerald green hoop, sleeves and cap (Ms J Bianco)

Bibbidibobbidiboo (IRE)  

b f Red Jazz - Provence (Averti)

2 9-0
-
2 9-0
-

Foaled April 4. £42,000 2-y-o, Red Jazz filly. Half-sister to 1m-1¼m winner Glorious Dancer. Dam 7f winner.

Foaled April 4. £42,000 2-y-o, Red Jazz filly. Half-sister to 1m-1¼m winner Glorious Dancer. Dam 7f winner.

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2 (3)
6
iT
Royal blue, white sash and sleeves, pink cap (Mrs R L Heaton & High Moor 4)

Brough Lane Lass (IRE)  17 

b f Big Bad Bob - Place De Moscou (Rock Of Gibraltar)

2 9-0
-
2 9-0
-

Once-raced maiden. Sixth of 8 in minor event at Newcastle (6f, 66/1) on debut 17 days ago.

Once-raced maiden. Sixth of 8 in minor event at Newcastle (6f, 66/1) on debut 17 days ago.

3 (5)
iT
Dark blue, dark blue cap, pink spots (Go Alfresco Racing)

Elysee Star 

b f Champs Elysees - Alushta (Royal Applause)

2 9-0
-
2 9-0
-

Foaled March 14. Champs Elysees filly. Dam once-raced sister to smart 2-y-o 6f winner (stayed 1m) Auditorium.

Foaled March 14. Champs Elysees filly. Dam once-raced sister to smart 2-y-o 6f winner (stayed 1m) Auditorium.

4 (11)
iT
Dark blue, light blue cross belts, hooped cap (Mr J G Brown)

Hermana Santa (IRE)  

b f Arabian Gleam - La Zamora (Lujain)

2 9-0
-
2 9-0
-

Foaled March 1. Arabian Gleam filly. Sister to 6f winner Semana Santa. Dam, 5f-7f winner, half-sister to useful winner up to 1½m Latenightrequest.

Foaled March 1. Arabian Gleam filly. Sister to 6f winner Semana Santa. Dam, 5f-7f winner, half-sister to useful winner up to 1½m Latenightrequest.

5 (10)
iT
Red, white sash, royal blue cap (Cheveley Park Stud)

Javelin 

ch f Lethal Force - Amitola (Choisir)

2 9-0
-
2 9-0
-

Foaled March 2. 12,000 gns foal, £40,000 yearling, Lethal Force filly. Dam, winner up to 1m (2-y-o 6f winner), half-sister to smart 5f-7f winner Farlow.

Foaled March 2. 12,000 gns foal, £40,000 yearling, Lethal Force filly. Dam, winner up to 1m (2-y-o 6f winner), half-sister to smart 5f-7f winner Farlow.

6 (4)
iT
Royal blue, white striped sleeves, white cap (Mr Jaber Abdullah)

Lady Grand 

ch f Poet's Voice - Lady Gorgeous (Compton Place)

2 9-0
-
2 9-0
-

Foaled May 12. 40,000 gns yearling, Poet's Voice filly. Dam, 2-y-o 6f winner, half-sister to useful 2-y-o 1m winner Kartica. Makes plenty of appeal on paper.

Foaled May 12. 40,000 gns yearling, Poet's Voice filly. Dam, 2-y-o 6f winner, half-sister to useful 2-y-o 1m winner Kartica. Makes plenty of appeal on paper.

7 (6)
iT
Red, white hoops, pink cap (D J Metcalfe & M Dods)

Mecca's Spirit (IRE)  

gr f Dark Angel - Wiltshire Life (Camacho)

2 9-0
-
2 9-0
-

Foaled April 19. 120,000 gns yearling, Dark Angel filly. Closely related to 2-y-o 5f winner Queen Celeste. Noteworthy newcomer.

Foaled April 19. 120,000 gns yearling, Dark Angel filly. Closely related to 2-y-o 5f winner Queen Celeste. Noteworthy newcomer.

8 (2)
iT
Orange, white spots, dark blue sleeves, red cap (Mr A M Caygill)

Poppy Walton (IRE)  

ch f Society Rock - Bellacoola (Lomitas)

2 9-0
-
2 9-0
-

Foaled April 12. 11,000 gns foal, £17,000 yearling, Society Rock filly. Half-sister to several winners, including 7f winner Manticore and 5f/6f winner Prinzde Glas. Dam 7f winner.

Foaled April 12. 11,000 gns foal, £17,000 yearling, Society Rock filly. Half-sister to several winners, including 7f winner Manticore and 5f/6f winner Prinzde Glas. Dam 7f winner.

9 (7)
iT
Purple, white disc, purple sleeves, white spots, hooped cap (Mr Daniel Shapiro)

Porrima (IRE)  

br f Kodiac - El Morocco (El Prado)

2 9-0
-
2 9-0
-

Foaled January 11. €23,000 2-y-o, Kodiac filly. Half-sister to 2-y-o 6f winner Cardmaster and 2-y-o 6f winner Arranger.

Foaled January 11. €23,000 2-y-o, Kodiac filly. Half-sister to 2-y-o 6f winner Cardmaster and 2-y-o 6f winner Arranger.

10 (1)
45
iT
Orange, brown seams, brown sleeves, orange seams, orange cap, brown spots (Aldridge Racing Partnership)

Silca Mistress 17 

ch f Dutch Art - Strictly Silca (Danehill Dancer)

2 9-0
-
2 9-0
-

Promising sort. Fifth of 13 in minor event (8/1) at Doncaster (6.5f, good to soft) 17 days ago, needing lesser test. Should have more to offer.

Promising sort. Fifth of 13 in minor event (8/1) at Doncaster (6.5f, good to soft) 17 days ago, needing lesser test. Should have more to offer.

11 (9)
iT
Yellow and white (quartered), yellow sleeves, white armlets, yellow cap (Ontoawinner, Sdh & Ollie Pears)

Sovereign Katie (IRE)  

b f Society Rock - Dane Thyme (Danetime)

2 9-0
-
2 9-0
-

Foaled February 24. €10,000 foal, £10,000 yearling, Society Rock filly. Half-sister to 3 winners, including 1m/8.6f winner High Time Too and 6f-1m winner Bob Rock.

Foaled February 24. €10,000 foal, £10,000 yearling, Society Rock filly. Half-sister to 3 winners, including 1m/8.6f winner High Time Too and 6f-1m winner Bob Rock.

Verdict

Richard Fahey's two-year-old's have been running well of late and he is always worth following in these contests at northern venues. His Javelin and Lady Grand look closely matched and are hard to separate. However, the preference is for Michael Dods' MECCA'S SPIRIT who is related to a two-year-old winner over five furlongs, Queen Celeste and is the most expensive horse in the field, having cost 120,000 guineas as a yearling.

Verdict

SILCA MISTRESS remains with potential after a couple of fair efforts at Goodwood and Doncaster and she can put her experience to good use. Richard Fahey saddles a couple of interesting newcomers in Javelin and Lady Grand, while Mecca's Spirit is another likely type.

14:45 Thirsk 20 Jun 2017

Book Tickets Online Thirskracecourse.net For Discount Handicap (Class 6) (3YO plus)

Winner £3,408 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: High

2

5f

Good to Firm (Good in places)

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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 (4)
537-467
iT
Maroon, white stars, halved sleeves, maroon cap (Mr S R Jackson)

Flash City (ITY)  19 

b g Elusive City - Furnish (Green Desert)

9 10-3
66
9 10-3
66

33/1, seventh of 9 in handicap at Newcastle (5f) 19 days ago.

33/1, seventh of 9 in handicap at Newcastle (5f) 19 days ago.

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2 (7)
2-23441
iT
Emerald green, royal blue star, hooped sleeves (Morecool Racing)

Horsforth 17 

b m Kyllachy - Lady Mcbeth (Avonbridge)

5 10-3 b
66
5 10-3 b
66

Career best when winning 8-runner handicap at Newcastle (5f, 6/4) 17 days ago, keeping on well. Looks competitive on form.

Career best when winning 8-runner handicap at Newcastle (5f, 6/4) 17 days ago, keeping on well. Looks competitive on form.

3 (8)
8095-71
iT
Orange, royal blue epaulets (Paul J Dixon And The Chrystal Maze Ptn)

Krystallite 13 

ch f Kheleyf - Chrystal Venture (Barathea)

4 10-0
63
4 10-0
63

1 win from 2 runs this year. 11/2, won 10-runner handicap at Wolverhampton (5.1f) 13 days ago. Has good chance on form.

1 win from 2 runs this year. 11/2, won 10-runner handicap at Wolverhampton (5.1f) 13 days ago. Has good chance on form.

4 (6)
167333
iT
Dark blue, yellow star, checked sleeves, yellow cap (Ownaracehorse Ltd (ownaracehorse co uk)

Roaring Rory 20 

ch g Sakhee's Secret - Barbieri (Encosta de Lago)

4 9-13 p
62
4 9-13 p
62

Latest win at Wolverhampton in February. 12/1, creditable third of 10 in handicap at Beverley (5f, good to firm) 20 days ago, sticking to task.

Latest win at Wolverhampton in February. 12/1, creditable third of 10 in handicap at Beverley (5f, good to firm) 20 days ago, sticking to task.

5 (2)
129583
iT
White, maroon epaulets, hooped sleeves, quartered cap (Mr David Tate)

Windforpower (IRE)  17 

b g Red Clubs - Dubai Princess (Dubai Destination)

7 9-10 p
59
7 9-10 p
59

Unreliable type. Latest win at Newcastle in March. Respectable 3¾ lengths third of 8 to Horsforth in handicap at Newcastle (5f, 5/1) 17 days ago.

Unreliable type. Latest win at Newcastle in March. Respectable 3¾ lengths third of 8 to Horsforth in handicap at Newcastle (5f, 5/1) 17 days ago.

6 (5)
10-6477
iT
Yellow, maroon star, sleeves and star on cap (Blackburn Family)

Groundworker (IRE)  38 

b g Tagula - Notepad (King's Best)

6 9-9 t
58
6 9-9 t
58

Temperamental sort. Below form seventh of 14 in handicap at this C&D (good, 9/1) 38 days ago.

Temperamental sort. Below form seventh of 14 in handicap at this C&D (good, 9/1) 38 days ago.

7 (10)
53325-5
iT
Emerald green, red seams, sleeves and star on cap (Zen Racing & Mr J S Goldie)

Eternalist 64 

ch f Equiano - Eternal Instinct (Exceed and Excel)

4 9-7 h
56
4 9-7 h
56

Respectable fifth of 11 in handicap (28/1) at Redcar (5f, good) 64 days ago. Something to find on form.

Respectable fifth of 11 in handicap (28/1) at Redcar (5f, good) 64 days ago. Something to find on form.

8 (9)
034-667
iT
Red, black collar and cuffs, old gold cap (T T Racing)

Young Tiger 20 

b g Captain Gerrard - Blades Princess (Needwood Blade)

4 9-4
53
4 9-4
53

11/4, seventh of 10 in handicap at Beverley (5f, good to firm) 20 days ago.

11/4, seventh of 10 in handicap at Beverley (5f, good to firm) 20 days ago.

9 (3)
847848-
iT
Yellow, light blue epaulets and armlets, light blue and yellow hooped cap (Mrs C Barclay)

Camanche Grey (IRE)  270 

gr g Camacho - Sense Of Greeting (Key Of Luck)

6 9-3
52
6 9-3
52

C&D winner. Eighth of 12 in handicap at Newcastle (5f, 16/1). Off 9 months. Plenty to find on form.

C&D winner. Eighth of 12 in handicap at Newcastle (5f, 16/1). Off 9 months. Plenty to find on form.

10 (1)
158-357
iT
Royal blue, yellow seams, royal blue sleeves, yellow spots, red cap (Mr Dave Scott)

Thornaby Princess 26 

b m Camacho - Ingleby Princess (Bold Edge)

6 8-12 p
47
6 8-12 p
47

Seventh of 10 in handicap (11/2) at Catterick (5f, good to firm) 26 days ago. Has fallen to a workable mark.

Seventh of 10 in handicap (11/2) at Catterick (5f, good to firm) 26 days ago. Has fallen to a workable mark.

Verdict

Joesphine Gordon keeps the ride on Krystallite following her narrow victory at Wolverhampton. Horsforth got back to winning ways at Newcastle last time and has to be considered with a 7lb claimer employed in the saddle, however, WINDFORPOWER, who was third that day at Gosforth Park, has now dropped back to his last winning mark and Tracy Waggott's battle-hardened campaigner could be set for winning once again.

Verdict

KRYSTALLITE made a winning return under Josephine Gordon at Wolverhampton 2 weeks ago and could be worth chancing off her 4 lb lower turf mark. Horsforth gained reward for her consistency with a career-best win at Newcastle and is the obvious threat, while Thornaby Princess is now 3 lb below her last winning mark.

15:20 Thirsk 20 Jun 2017

Ebf Stallions Breeding Winners Maiden Stakes (Class 5) (3YO plus)

Winner £3,881 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

7f 218y

Good to Firm (Good in places)

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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)
6
iT
Maroon, grey cross of lorraine (Mr David Bartlett)

Global Roar 14 

b g Arabian Gleam - Kungfu Kerry (Celtic Swing)

Withdrawn

Withdrawn

Once-raced gelding. 100/1, sixth of 10 in maiden at Wetherby (8f, heavy) on debut 14 days ago.

Once-raced gelding. 100/1, sixth of 10 in maiden at Wetherby (8f, heavy) on debut 14 days ago.

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2 (2)
36/
iT
Yellow, dark blue seams, dark blue and yellow chevrons on sleeves, yellow cap (Judy & Richard Peck & Partner)

Media World (IRE)  637 

ch g Medicean - Panoptic (Dubawi)

4 10-0
-
4 10-0
-

Twice-raced gelding. Last of 6 in maiden (9/2) at Beverley (7.4f, good to soft). Off 21 months. First run for yard after leaving Rae Guest.

Twice-raced gelding. Last of 6 in maiden (9/2) at Beverley (7.4f, good to soft). Off 21 months. First run for yard after leaving Rae Guest.

3 (3)
00/840-7
iT
Black, red disc (Mr F Watson)

Newspeak (IRE)  42 

b g New Approach - Horatia (Machiavellian)

5 10-0 v1
51
5 10-0 v1
51

Modest gelding. 100/1, seventh of 8 in maiden at Ayr (10f, good to firm) 42 days ago. Back down in trip. Visored for 1st time. Plenty to find on form.

Modest gelding. 100/1, seventh of 8 in maiden at Ayr (10f, good to firm) 42 days ago. Back down in trip. Visored for 1st time. Plenty to find on form.

4 (4)
8222
iT
Dark blue, light blue cross belts, diabolo on sleeves, white cap (Flaxman Stables Ireland Ltd)

Time's Arrow (IRE)  20 

b c Redoute's Choice - Gilt Edge Girl (Monsieur Bond)

3 9-4
81
3 9-4
81

Lightly-raced colt. Respectable second of 6 in maiden at Beverley (7.4f, good to firm, 4/11) 20 days ago, not running on. Claims are crystal clear.

Lightly-raced colt. Respectable second of 6 in maiden at Beverley (7.4f, good to firm, 4/11) 20 days ago, not running on. Claims are crystal clear.

5 (5)
05
iT
Silver, tassel on cap (Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum)

Bicolour (USA)  13 

b f Tiznow - Burmilla (Storm Cat)

3 8-13
-
3 8-13
-

Twice-raced filly. Fifth of 11 in maiden (14/1) at Wolverhampton (7.2f) 13 days ago.

Twice-raced filly. Fifth of 11 in maiden (14/1) at Wolverhampton (7.2f) 13 days ago.

6 (1)
53
iT
Black, red stripe, hooped sleeves, white cap (Mrs Stef Keniry & Partner)

Les Pecheurs (IRE)  15 

b f Lilbourne Lad - Sweet Kristeen (Candy Stripes)

3 8-13
-
3 8-13
-

Twice-raced filly. 66/1, third of 10 in maiden at this C&D (soft) 15 days ago.

Twice-raced filly. 66/1, third of 10 in maiden at this C&D (soft) 15 days ago.

7 (7)
67
iT
Beige, brown seams, armlets and cap (Grange Park Racing Vi & Partner)

Powercell (IRE)  15 

b f Power - Celtic Heroine (Hernando)

3 8-13
-
3 8-13
-

Twice-raced filly. 25/1, seventh of 10 in maiden at this C&D (soft) 15 days ago.

Twice-raced filly. 25/1, seventh of 10 in maiden at this C&D (soft) 15 days ago.

Verdict

Sir Michael Stoute's TIME'S ARROW has been knocking on the door lately and today's step up in trip looks set to suit having been denied by the narrowest of margins over half a furlong less at Beverley last time. Mark Johnston's filly Bicolour is respected and entitled to improve, while Les Pecheurs was third over course and distance last time and can pick up some place money once again.

Verdict

TIME'S ARROW wasted what had looked a good opportunity at Beverley 3 weeks ago but has to be given another chance in this field in what is a rare runner at the track for Sir Michael Stoute. Mark Johnston's filly Bicolour is selected for the forecast.

15:55 Thirsk 20 Jun 2017

Ladies' Day At thirskraces Saturday 9th September Handicap (Class 4) (3YO plus)

Winner £4,852 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

6f

Good to Firm (Good in places)

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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 (4)
312100
iT
Yellow, orange star (Mr R G Fell)

Zylan (IRE)  13 

ch g Kyllachy - Belgique (Compton Place)

5 10-0
84
5 10-0
84

Three wins from 7 runs this year. Latest victory at Hamilton in May. However, finished last of 11 in handicap (16/1) at Ripon (6f, good to soft) 13 days ago and he's clearly more of a force on the AW.

Three wins from 7 runs this year. Latest victory at Hamilton in May. However, finished last of 11 in handicap (16/1) at Ripon (6f, good to soft) 13 days ago and he's clearly more of a force on the AW.

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2 (2)
057-960
iT
White, red inverted triangle, hooped sleeves and cap (Mr Evan M Sutherland)

Highland Acclaim (IRE)  137 

b g Acclamation - Emma's Star (Darshaan)

6 9-13 h
83
6 9-13 h
83

Tricky customer. Twelve runs since last win in 2016. 13/2, last of 11 in handicap at Kempton (6f) when last seen in February. Hood back on now and certainly capable of a bold bid if in the mood.

Tricky customer. Twelve runs since last win in 2016. 13/2, last of 11 in handicap at Kempton (6f) when last seen in February. Hood back on now and certainly capable of a bold bid if in the mood.

3 (10)
1/880-87
iT
Light blue, royal blue chevrons, royal blue cap, light blue diamond (Marwood Racing Limited)

Majdool (IRE)  15 

b g Acclamation - Maany (Mr Greeley)

4 9-9 p1
79
4 9-9 p1
79

Seventh of 8 in handicap at Ayr (7.2f, good to soft, 66/1) 15 days ago. 0-8 on turf and hopes pinned on cheekpieces sparking a revival.

Seventh of 8 in handicap at Ayr (7.2f, good to soft, 66/1) 15 days ago. 0-8 on turf and hopes pinned on cheekpieces sparking a revival.

4 (5)
468481
iT
Dark blue, white disc, hooped sleeves, white cap (Mrs Ruth A Carr)

Merdon Castle (IRE)  29 

b g Acclamation - Siren's Gift (Cadeaux Genereux)

5 9-8 es
78
5 9-8 es
78

Won 6-runner handicap (4/1) at Carlisle (5.9f, good) 29 days ago. 3 lb rise fair and no surprise if he's on the premises once again.

Won 6-runner handicap (4/1) at Carlisle (5.9f, good) 29 days ago. 3 lb rise fair and no surprise if he's on the premises once again.

5 (7)
465433
iT
White, black seams, black and royal blue striped sleeves, black cap (Miss Sarah Hoyland)

Seamster 6 

ch g Pivotal - Needles And Pins (Fasliyev)

10 9-8 t
78 2
10 9-8 t
78 2

Course winner. Fifteen runs since last win in 2016. Good third of 10 in handicap at Hamilton (5f, good, 13/2) 6 days ago. Yet to win off a mark this high and looks vulnerable from a win point of view.

Course winner. Fifteen runs since last win in 2016. Good third of 10 in handicap at Hamilton (5f, good, 13/2) 6 days ago. Yet to win off a mark this high and looks vulnerable from a win point of view.

6 (9)
313159
iT
Light blue, orange epaulets (Middleham Park Racing Lxxxi)

Juan Horsepower 22 

b g Foxwedge - Elysee (Fantastic Light)

Non Runner

Non Runner

Latest win at Bath in May. Ninth of 10 in handicap at Leicester (6f, good to soft, 16/1) 22 days ago. That clearly wasn't one of his better efforts, but down in class now.

Latest win at Bath in May. Ninth of 10 in handicap at Leicester (6f, good to soft, 16/1) 22 days ago. That clearly wasn't one of his better efforts, but down in class now.

7 (11)
419-
iT
Yellow, brown spots, brown cap (Mrs Christine Barron)

Robben Rainbow 277 

b g Delegator - Sally Can Wait (Sakhee)

3 9-4
81
3 9-4
81

Thrice-raced winner. 6/1, ninth of 15 in nursery at Ayr (6f, soft) when last seen in September. Gelded since and improvement needed if he's to make a winning reappearance.

Thrice-raced winner. 6/1, ninth of 15 in nursery at Ayr (6f, soft) when last seen in September. Gelded since and improvement needed if he's to make a winning reappearance.

8 (3)
9130-66
iT
Red and royal blue check, white sleeves (Wensleydale Bacon Ltd And Mr Rod Rider)

Market Choice (IRE)  10 

b g Majestic Missile - Ron's Secret (Efisio)

Non Runner

Non Runner

Course winner off this mark in September. 12/1, sixth of 8 in handicap at Catterick (7f, soft) 10 days ago, finding test too much. Needs considering back at his optimum trip.

Course winner off this mark in September. 12/1, sixth of 8 in handicap at Catterick (7f, soft) 10 days ago, finding test too much. Needs considering back at his optimum trip.

9 (8)
1268-08
iT
Red, black collar and cuffs, old gold cap (T T Racing)

Groupie 13 

b f Requinto - Amour Fou (Piccolo)

3 9-2
79
3 9-2
79

25/1, last of 8 in handicap at Ripon (6f, good to soft) 13 days ago. Still needs to prove that she's trained on so watching brief advised.

25/1, last of 8 in handicap at Ripon (6f, good to soft) 13 days ago. Still needs to prove that she's trained on so watching brief advised.

10 (1)
3-42112
iT
Red, black disc, striped sleeves and cap (Mrs C A Arnold)

The Armed Man 20 

b g Misu Bond - Accamelia (Shinko Forest)

4 9-0
70
4 9-0
70

C&D winner. 2 wins from 5 runs this year. Latest win at Newcastle in May. 10/3, creditable second of 11 in handicap at Beverley (5f, good to firm) 20 days ago. Solid claims.

C&D winner. 2 wins from 5 runs this year. Latest win at Newcastle in May. 10/3, creditable second of 11 in handicap at Beverley (5f, good to firm) 20 days ago. Solid claims.

11 (6)
0510-21
iT
Yellow, emerald green star, royal blue sleeves, red cap (Nice Day Out Partnership)

Round The Island (ex6)  8 

b g Royal Applause - Luanshya (First Trump)

4 8-13
69 1
4 8-13
69 1

5/1, career best when winning 15-runner handicap at Pontefract (6f, good to soft) 8 days ago, bit in hand. Every chance of following up under a penalty.

5/1, career best when winning 15-runner handicap at Pontefract (6f, good to soft) 8 days ago, bit in hand. Every chance of following up under a penalty.

12 (12)
151614
iT
Royal blue, pink chevrons, royal blue cap (Paul J Dixon & Darren Lucas)

Crosse Fire 8 

b g Monsieur Bond - Watersilk (Fasliyev)

5 8-10
66
5 8-10
66

Three wins from 14 runs this year. Latest win at Beverley in May. 4/1, respectable fourth of 13 in handicap at Pontefract (5f, good to soft) 8 days ago, faring best of those ridden prominently.

Three wins from 14 runs this year. Latest win at Beverley in May. 4/1, respectable fourth of 13 in handicap at Pontefract (5f, good to soft) 8 days ago, faring best of those ridden prominently.

Verdict

Merdon Castle ran on well at the finish to score over this trip at Carlisle last time and is expected to remain competitive following a 3lb rise. THE ARMED MAN has winning C&D form in the book and is expected to build on a solid second off this mark at Beverley last time to land the spoils, however. Juan Horsepower is interesting now a useful 7lb claimer takes over in the saddle, while Seamster is running into form and could also take a hand.

Verdict

ROUND THE ISLAND has resumed in fine fettle this season, going close over C&D earlier this month prior to scoring in decisive fashion at Pontefract. He's likely to prove a tough nut to crack under a penalty. Merdon Castle snapped a long losing run at Carlisle and is next on the list ahead of Market Choice. The enigmatic Highland Acclaim will also be a threat if on a going day.

16:35 Thirsk 20 Jun 2017

Theakston Best Bitter Handicap (Class 4) (4YO plus)

Winner £4,852 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

1m 4f 8y

Good to Firm (Good in places)

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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 (5)
1422-90
iT
Yellow, blue hoops, blue and red quartered cap (W H & Mrs J A Tinning)

Tamayuz Magic (IRE)  25 

b g Tamayuz - Anne Tudor (Anabaa)

Non Runner

Non Runner

Tenth of 12 in handicap (8/1) at Pontefract (12f, good) 25 days ago, possibly amiss. Both wins last season were gained over this C&D and claims if able to bounce back.

Tenth of 12 in handicap (8/1) at Pontefract (12f, good) 25 days ago, possibly amiss. Both wins last season were gained over this C&D and claims if able to bounce back.

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2 (6)
234-5
iT
Claret, gold braid, claret sleeves, claret cap, gold tassel (Qatar Racing Limited)

New World Power (JPN)  45 

b c Deep Impact - Listen (Sadler's Wells)

4 9-8
81
4 9-8
81

Lightly-raced maiden. 11/8, first run since leaving Roger Varian when creditable fifth of 9 in handicap at Doncaster (14.6f, good to firm) 45 days ago, slowly away. Merits respect.

Lightly-raced maiden. 11/8, first run since leaving Roger Varian when creditable fifth of 9 in handicap at Doncaster (14.6f, good to firm) 45 days ago, slowly away. Merits respect.

3 (3)
2-24524
iT
Emerald green, white spots, emerald green sleeves, white and yellow quartered cap (Exors Of The Late Mrs A M Riney)

Masterpaver 3 

gr g Mastercraftsman - Most-saucy (Most Welcome)

6 9-8
81 1
6 9-8
81 1

Fourteen runs since last win in 2016. 11/2, creditable fourth of 11 in handicap at York (11.8f, good to firm) 3 days ago. Very much one to consider off same mark here.

Fourteen runs since last win in 2016. 11/2, creditable fourth of 11 in handicap at York (11.8f, good to firm) 3 days ago. Very much one to consider off same mark here.

4 (2)
5413-4
iT
Grey, orange seams, orange cap (Titanium Racing Club)

Desert Way (IRE)  48 

ch f Giant's Causeway - Desert Sage (Selkirk)

4 9-7
80
4 9-7
80

Lightly-raced winner. 12/1, first run since leaving Ralph Beckett when fourth of 5 in handicap at Pontefract (10f, good to firm) 48 days ago. Up in trip and she remains open to progress.

Lightly-raced winner. 12/1, first run since leaving Ralph Beckett when fourth of 5 in handicap at Pontefract (10f, good to firm) 48 days ago. Up in trip and she remains open to progress.

5 (4)
46/22-67
iT
Red, red and royal blue check cap (Mr Philip Newton)

Under Attack (IRE)  27 

b g Dubawi - Ship's Biscuit (Tiger Hill)

4 9-6 h
79
4 9-6 h
79

4/1, seventh of 8 in handicap at Lingfield (11.6f, good) 27 days ago, hampered. First run for yard after leaving Roger Charlton and he's certainly not without hope.

4/1, seventh of 8 in handicap at Lingfield (11.6f, good) 27 days ago, hampered. First run for yard after leaving Roger Charlton and he's certainly not without hope.

6 (1)
05149-0
iT
Red, dark blue disc and sleeves (Mr David Foster)

Carthage (IRE)  34 

b g Mastercraftsman - Pitrizzia (Lando)

6 8-12
71
6 8-12
71

C&D winner. 25/1, below form tenth of 16 in handicap at York (11.8f, soft) 34 days ago. Others look more solid on balance.

C&D winner. 25/1, below form tenth of 16 in handicap at York (11.8f, soft) 34 days ago. Others look more solid on balance.

Verdict

MASTERPAVER wasn't disgraced on his return to turf in the Queen Mother's Cup on Saturday when fourth behind Tapis Libre and the quick turnaround shouldn't prove to be an inconvenience. New World Power is entitled to build on his return and on his second start for David Simcock, while Desert Way has the potential to find more improvement stepped up to 1m4f.

Verdict

The vote goes to the sole filly in the line-up, DESERT WAY, who shaped as though she would be all the better for the run when fourth to a progressive type on return at Pontefract. With just 5 runs under her belt, the 4-y-o remains with potential. Masterpaver put in a good shift off this mark at the weekend and he has to be feared, along with the lightly-raced New World Power.

17:10 Thirsk 20 Jun 2017

Ebf Stallions Maiden Stakes (Class 5) (3YO only)

Winner £3,881 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

7f

Good to Firm (Good in places)

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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)
5
iT
Royal blue, white epaulets, striped cap (Mr Hamdan Al Maktoum)

Akdaar 52 

b g Dubawi - Min Banat Alreeh (Oasis Dream)

3 9-5
-
3 9-5
-

Promising sort. 20/1, fifth of 10 in maiden at Doncaster (7f, good to firm) on debut 52 days ago, not knocked about. Should improve.

Promising sort. 20/1, fifth of 10 in maiden at Doncaster (7f, good to firm) on debut 52 days ago, not knocked about. Should improve.

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2 (4)
8
iT
Dark green, yellow triple diamond, armlets and diamond on cap (Mr David Padgett)

Dandys Denouement 10 

b g Pastoral Pursuits - Engaging (Oasis Dream)

3 9-5
-
3 9-5
-

Once-raced gelding. 14/1 and hooded, last of 8 in maiden at Catterick (6f, soft) on debut 10 days ago, slowly away. May need more time.

Once-raced gelding. 14/1 and hooded, last of 8 in maiden at Catterick (6f, soft) on debut 10 days ago, slowly away. May need more time.

3 (2)
2223-35
iT
Black, white chevron, red sleeves, white stars, red cap, white star (Mr V I Araci)

Hydroxide 14 

b g Lope De Vega - Craighall (Dubawi)

3 9-5 t
81
3 9-5 t
81

Fairly useful gelding. Fifth of 8 in handicap (4/1) at Wetherby (7f, soft) 14 days ago. Leading form claims, but he's had several chances now and probably isn't one to lump on at short odds.

Fairly useful gelding. Fifth of 8 in handicap (4/1) at Wetherby (7f, soft) 14 days ago. Leading form claims, but he's had several chances now and probably isn't one to lump on at short odds.

4 (7)
0-
iT
Black, pink stars, black cap, pink star (The How Rude Partnership)

Ninedarter 227 

b g Monsieur Bond - Caranbola (Lucky Story)

3 9-5
-
3 9-5
-

Once-raced gelding. Last of 12 in maiden (25/1) at Doncaster (6f, good to firm) on debut. Off 7 months. Probably more of a long-term project.

Once-raced gelding. Last of 12 in maiden (25/1) at Doncaster (6f, good to firm) on debut. Off 7 months. Probably more of a long-term project.

5 (3)
3
iT
White, maroon epaulets, hooped sleeves, quartered cap (Mr David Tate)

Raselasad (IRE)  29 

b g Acclamation - Wajaha (Haafhd)

3 9-5
-
3 9-5
-

Once-raced gelding. 50/1, third of 11 in maiden at Carlisle (6.9f, good) on debut 29 days ago. Likely to make more of an impact in handicaps further down the line.

Once-raced gelding. 50/1, third of 11 in maiden at Carlisle (6.9f, good) on debut 29 days ago. Likely to make more of an impact in handicaps further down the line.

6 (8)
4
iT
White, dark blue and white check sleeves, dark blue cap (Mr Hamad Rashed Bin Ghedayer)

Summerghand (IRE)  45 

b c Lope De Vega - Kate The Great (Xaar)

Non Runner

Non Runner

Once-raced colt. Fourth of 8 in maiden at Doncaster (6f, good to firm, 9/2) on debut 45 days ago, not knocked about. Should have more to offer.

Once-raced colt. Fourth of 8 in maiden at Doncaster (6f, good to firm, 9/2) on debut 45 days ago, not knocked about. Should have more to offer.

7 (6)
83
iT
Emerald green, red seams, sleeves and star on cap (Zen Racing & Mr J S Goldie)

Oriental Lilly 20 

ch f Orientor - Eternal Instinct (Exceed and Excel)

3 9-0
-
3 9-0
-

Twice-raced filly. 28/1, third of 4 in maiden at Ayr (6f, good to firm) 20 days ago. Easy enough to draw a line through here.

Twice-raced filly. 28/1, third of 4 in maiden at Ayr (6f, good to firm) 20 days ago. Easy enough to draw a line through here.

8 (5)
iT
Black and white (halved), sleeves reversed, red cap (Mr A E Oppenheimer)

Pretty Passe 

b f Exceed and Excel - Passe Passe (Lear Fan)

Non Runner

Non Runner

Exceed And Excel filly. Half-sister to numerous winners, including useful winner up to 1¼m Cabinet and ungenuine 7f-1½m winner Magic Instinct. This likely-looking type is one to note in the betting.

Exceed And Excel filly. Half-sister to numerous winners, including useful winner up to 1¼m Cabinet and ungenuine 7f-1½m winner Magic Instinct. This likely-looking type is one to note in the betting.

Verdict

Hydroxide has had plenty of chances to get off the mark and looks vulnerable to a potential improver in the field so preference goes to the Roger Varian-trained AKDAAR. The son of Dubawi shaped well enough on his debut at Doncaster when fifth to Firefright and can take the required step forward here. Pretty Passe is an interesting newcomer for William Haggas and is one to note along with Summerghand.

Verdict

The well-bred AKDAAR shaped well on his introduction at Doncaster and, with the promise of better to come, he could be the answer to this maiden. Hydroxide sets the standard but is becoming expensive to follow and his attitude is questionable. Consequently, Akdaar may have most to fear from Pretty Passe, who makes plenty of appeal on paper, and likely improver Summerghand.

17:45 Thirsk 20 Jun 2017

Next Meeting At thirskraces Wednesday 5th July Handicap (Class 5) (3YO plus)

Winner £3,558 - 11 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

7f

Good to Firm (Good in places)

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)
0/8-7359
iT
Yellow, orange star (Mr R G Fell)

Taskeen (IRE)  15 

b c Lilbourne Lad - Lola Rosa (Peintre Celebre)

4 10-0
70
4 10-0
70

Only ninth of 11 in handicap (9/1) at Leicester (7f, good to soft) 15 days ago. However, he was third off a 4 lb higher mark here 3 starts back and will be a player if reproducing that form.

Only ninth of 11 in handicap (9/1) at Leicester (7f, good to soft) 15 days ago. However, he was third off a 4 lb higher mark here 3 starts back and will be a player if reproducing that form.

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2 (5)
00-5124
iT
Grey and emerald green diabolo, emerald green sleeves, quartered cap (Mr M McKay)

Siege Of Boston (IRE)  8 

ch g Starspangledbanner - Milton Of Campsie (Medicean)

4 10-0 t
70
4 10-0 t
70

Winner at Chelmsford City in February. Creditable fourth of 15 in handicap at Pontefract (6f, good to soft, 7/1) 8 days ago, denied a clear run at a crucial stage. Leading contender.

Winner at Chelmsford City in February. Creditable fourth of 15 in handicap at Pontefract (6f, good to soft, 7/1) 8 days ago, denied a clear run at a crucial stage. Leading contender.

3 (3)
7-37389
iT
Yellow, red epaulets, yellow sleeves, red stars, red cap (Les Eyre Racing Partnership I)

Compton Park 8 

ch h Compton Place - Corps de Ballet (Fasliyev)

10 9-13 t
69 2
10 9-13 t
69 2

Course winner. Twenty two runs since last win in 2014. 8/1, respectable ninth of 15 in handicap at Pontefract (6f, good to soft) 8 days ago. Chance if rediscovering old form.

Course winner. Twenty two runs since last win in 2014. 8/1, respectable ninth of 15 in handicap at Pontefract (6f, good to soft) 8 days ago. Chance if rediscovering old form.

4 (7)
50069-0
iT
Light blue, royal blue chevrons, royal blue cap, light blue diamond (Marwood Racing Limited)

Redvers (IRE)  36 

br g Ishiguru - Cradle Brief (Brief Truce)

9 9-12 p
68
9 9-12 p
68

Nineteen runs since last win in 2013. Last of 16 in handicap (25/1) at Wetherby (7f, good) 36 days ago. Can only be watched at present.

Nineteen runs since last win in 2013. Last of 16 in handicap (25/1) at Wetherby (7f, good) 36 days ago. Can only be watched at present.

5 (9)
787-900
iT
Maroon, purple stars, white sleeves, purple stars (R Tuke M Hutton G Maidment Amity Finan)

Etienne Gerard 15 

b g Captain Gerrard - Alucica (Celtic Swing)

5 9-10 p
66
5 9-10 p
66

Tenth of 11 in handicap at this course (6f, good, 8/1) 15 days ago. Readily passed over.

Tenth of 11 in handicap at this course (6f, good, 8/1) 15 days ago. Readily passed over.

6 (1)
322-602
iT
Red, royal blue chevron, royal blue and white diabolo on sleeves, red cap, white diamond (The Kirkham Partnership)

Kirkham 17 

b g Pastoral Pursuits - Royal Grace (Royal Applause)

4 9-9 p
65
4 9-9 p
65

Cheekpieces on for 1st time, second of 9 in handicap at Newcastle (7.1f, 6/1) 17 days ago. Now 0-14 but claims if performing to a similar level back on turf.

Cheekpieces on for 1st time, second of 9 in handicap at Newcastle (7.1f, 6/1) 17 days ago. Now 0-14 but claims if performing to a similar level back on turf.

7 (11)
504-154
iT
Beige, maroon hoops and armlets, beige cap (G Scruton, D Williamson & R Carr)

Tanawar (IRE)  20 

b g Elusive City - Parakopi (Green Desert)

7 9-6 b
62
7 9-6 b
62

Latest win at Catterick in April. Fourth of 7 in handicap (15/2) at Ayr (7.2f, good to firm) 20 days ago, better placed than most. May again find one or two too good.

Latest win at Catterick in April. Fourth of 7 in handicap (15/2) at Ayr (7.2f, good to firm) 20 days ago, better placed than most. May again find one or two too good.

8 (10)
29/460-0
iT
Dark blue, white epaulets, red and dark blue striped sleeves, dark blue and red hooped cap (Ms Yvonne Lowe, P J Dixon & Partners)

Le Laitier (FR)  8 

b g Milk It Mick - La Brigitte (Tobougg)

6 9-4
60 3
6 9-4
60 3

Sixteen runs since last win in 2014. Eleventh of 15 in handicap at Pontefract (6f, good to soft, 25/1) 8 days ago, unable to sustain effort. Looks vulnerable.

Sixteen runs since last win in 2014. Eleventh of 15 in handicap at Pontefract (6f, good to soft, 25/1) 8 days ago, unable to sustain effort. Looks vulnerable.

9 (2)
238-40
iT
Pink, emerald green seams, pink cap (Mrs Z Wentworth)