17:40 Catterick 17 Aug 2018

Yorkshire Dales Distillery Amateur Riders' Handicap (Class 5) (3YO plus)

Winner £4,617 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

1m 4f 13y

Good to Firm (Good in places)

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1 (7)
27-5427
iT
Pink, purple diamond and diamond on cap (Mrs Sian McCain)

Diamonds A Dancing 11 

ch g Delta Dancer - Zing (Zilzal)

8 11-0 h
70
8 11-0 h
70

Best effort of campaign when runner-up at Pontefract (10f) penultimate start. However, below par seventh of 11 in handicap at Carlisle (11.2f, good) 11 days ago and bounce back called for now.

Best effort of campaign when runner-up at Pontefract (10f) penultimate start. However, below par seventh of 11 in handicap at Carlisle (11.2f, good) 11 days ago and bounce back called for now.

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2 (4)
507055
iT
Black, white braces, striped sleeves, red cap (Yacht London Racing Ltd)

Imperial Focus (IRE)  48 (17J) 

b g Intense Focus - Mrs Cee (Orpen)

5 10-9
65
5 10-9
65

Creditable third of 7 in novice hurdle (9/1) at Perth (16.2f, good) 17 days ago, pulling hard. Fair on the Flat, but current mark looks no more than an average one.

Creditable third of 7 in novice hurdle (9/1) at Perth (16.2f, good) 17 days ago, pulling hard. Fair on the Flat, but current mark looks no more than an average one.

3 (5)
49-6015
iT
Royal blue, yellow stars, white sleeves, yellow stars, royal blue cap, yellow star (Mr Colin Stirling)

Buyer Beware (IRE)  14 

br g Big Bad Bob - Adoring (One Cool Cat)

6 10-7
63 1
6 10-7
63 1

C&D winner. Latest win here in July. Creditable fifth of 11 in handicap (9/4) at Musselburgh (13f, good) 14 days ago, not ideally placed. Booking of Serena Brotherton a plus and respected.

C&D winner. Latest win here in July. Creditable fifth of 11 in handicap (9/4) at Musselburgh (13f, good) 14 days ago, not ideally placed. Booking of Serena Brotherton a plus and respected.

4 (3)
7-77
iT
Purple, emerald green striped sleeves, white cap (Mr D R C Elsworth)

Country'n'western (FR)  18 

b g Samum - Cracking Melody (Shamardal)

6 10-7
63
6 10-7
63

Fairly useful bumper winner at upto 14f. Thrice-raced maiden on Flat, never in the hunt when midfield in a 15-runner Lingfield minor event (12f) latest. Entitled to hold more chance now handicapping.

Fairly useful bumper winner at upto 14f. Thrice-raced maiden on Flat, never in the hunt when midfield in a 15-runner Lingfield minor event (12f) latest. Entitled to hold more chance now handicapping.

5 (1)
063211
iT
Royal blue, large white spots (N Arton, P Hebdon, R Taylor & Prtnr)

Bollin Joan 17 

b f Mount Nelson - Bollin Greta (Mtoto)

3 10-1 p
66
3 10-1 p
66

2 wins from 6 runs this year. 4/6, didn't need to be at best when winning 9-runner handicap at Beverley (9.9f, good to soft) 17 days ago, always holding on. Big player back up in trip.

2 wins from 6 runs this year. 4/6, didn't need to be at best when winning 9-runner handicap at Beverley (9.9f, good to soft) 17 days ago, always holding on. Big player back up in trip.

6 (9)
122215
iT
Black, yellow cross belts, sleeves and cap (Mr D McCain Jnr)

Barnaby Brook (CAN)  17 

b g North Light - Mascara (Milwaukee Brew)

8 9-13 b
55
8 9-13 b
55

Latest win at Wolverhampton in June. Bit below form fifth of 9 in handicap (5/1) at Beverley (9.9f, good to soft) 17 days ago. Back up in trip.

Latest win at Wolverhampton in June. Bit below form fifth of 9 in handicap (5/1) at Beverley (9.9f, good to soft) 17 days ago. Back up in trip.

7 (6)
865646
iT
Dark blue, light blue diamond, pink cap (Mrs C L Smith)

Grandscape 16 

b g Lemon Drop Kid - Unnatural (Proud Citizen)

3 9-12
63
3 9-12
63

Last of 6 in handicap at Sandown (14f, good, 17/2) 16 days ago, left poorly placed. Not taken lightly down in grade.

Last of 6 in handicap at Sandown (14f, good, 17/2) 16 days ago, left poorly placed. Not taken lightly down in grade.

8 (8)
52122-3
iT
Black, mauve cross belts, chevrons on sleeves (The Golden Cuckoo)

Excalibur (POL)  17 

gr h Youmzain - Electra Deelites (With Approval)

Non Runner

Non Runner

Third of 9 in handicap at Beverley (9.9f, good to soft, 16/1) on UK flat debut 17 days ago. Step back up in trip rates a likely plus on that evidence.

Third of 9 in handicap at Beverley (9.9f, good to soft, 16/1) on UK flat debut 17 days ago. Step back up in trip rates a likely plus on that evidence.

9 (2)
547238/
iT
Royal blue and yellow (quartered), royal blue sleeves, yellow stars, royal blue cap, yellow star (Mr Neil Readman)

Bentons Lad 1390 (14J) 

br g Bollin Eric - Spirit Of Ecstacy (Val Royal)

7 9-9 p
51 1
7 9-9 p
51 1

Last of 7 in handicap hurdle at Bangor (19.6f, good, 25/1) 14 days ago. Cheekpieces on 1st time on the Flat (on when winning over jumps). Modest on the Flat, respectable on last Flat run.

Last of 7 in handicap hurdle at Bangor (19.6f, good, 25/1) 14 days ago. Cheekpieces on 1st time on the Flat (on when winning over jumps). Modest on the Flat, respectable on last Flat run.

10 (10)
455364
iT
Yellow, black chevrons, black and yellow hooped sleeves, check cap (Mr K Trimble)

Midnight Warrior 6 

b g Teofilo - Mauri Moon (Green Desert)

8 9-9 t
51 4
8 9-9 t
51 4

Course winner. Twelve runs since last win in 2017. 9/1, bit below form fourth of 8 in handicap at Redcar (14f, good) 6 days ago. Others more persuasive on balance.

Course winner. Twelve runs since last win in 2017. 9/1, bit below form fourth of 8 in handicap at Redcar (14f, good) 6 days ago. Others more persuasive on balance.

11 (11)
0/47770
iT
Dark blue, yellow disc, yellow sleeves, dark blue armlets, dark blue cap, yellow spots (A Parr & A Berry)

Bulge Bracket 14 

b g Great Journey - Baldovina (Tale Of The Cat)

5 9-9 (ow2) p1
51 15
5 9-9 (ow2) p1
51 15

Last of 11 in handicap (100/1) at Musselburgh (13f, good) 14 days ago. Cheekpieces on for 1st time. Not hard to look elsewhere operating from 6 lb out of the weights.

Last of 11 in handicap (100/1) at Musselburgh (13f, good) 14 days ago. Cheekpieces on for 1st time. Not hard to look elsewhere operating from 6 lb out of the weights.

Verdict

BUYER BEWARE was unable to follow up a C&D success when fifth at Musselburgh a fortnight ago but he has the assistance of Serena Brotherton on this occasion and can resume winning ways. Bollin Joan has been in great form having won her last two starts at Beverley, and has taken a fair hike in the weights as a result. She disappointed over this trip at Ripon but is worth another try in her current form, while Country'n'western is entitled to take a step forward on his handicap debut.

Verdict

BOLLIN JOAN has made good strides in handicaps of late and she is fancied to complete the hat-trick stepping back up in trip. Buyer Beware is a big danger under Serena Brotherton though, ahead of Diamonds A Dancing.

18:10 Catterick 17 Aug 2018

Oops A Daisy Florists Selling Stakes (Class 6) (2YO only)

Winner £3,493 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

7f 6y

Good to Firm (Good in places)

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No.
(Draw)
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Horse
Age / Wt / OR
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Jockey / Trainer
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1 (6)
iT
Emerald green, purple stripe, armlets and cap (Mr A M Hales)

Es Que Magic (IRE)  

b c Es Que Love - Itzakindamagic (Indian Haven)

2 9-0
-
2 9-0
-

Foaled March 2. €6,000 yearling, Es Que Love colt. Dam 2-y-o 1m winner. Yard not a regular source of 2-y-o winners.

Foaled March 2. €6,000 yearling, Es Que Love colt. Dam 2-y-o 1m winner. Yard not a regular source of 2-y-o winners.

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2 (5)
8
iT
Red, black diamond, yellow sleeves, black armlets, black and yellow quartered cap (Miss Lindsay White)

Military Missile (IRE)  12 

b c Battle Of Marengo - Effige (Oratorio)

2 9-0
-
2 9-0
-

Once-raced maiden. Eighth of 9 in minor event at Chester (7f, good, 33/1) on debut 12 days ago. Hard to fancy on that evidence.

Once-raced maiden. Eighth of 9 in minor event at Chester (7f, good, 33/1) on debut 12 days ago. Hard to fancy on that evidence.

3 (7)
04
iT
Dark green and light green check, yellow cap (Mr S Perkins)

Notthewhitehart (IRE)  6 

b g Canford Cliffs - Go Maggie Go (Kheleyf)

2 9-0
-
2 9-0
-

Twice-raced maiden. Fourth of 6 in seller (10/1) at Redcar (6f, good) 6 days ago, showing more than first time up without posing a win threat. Others more persuasive.

Twice-raced maiden. Fourth of 6 in seller (10/1) at Redcar (6f, good) 6 days ago, showing more than first time up without posing a win threat. Others more persuasive.

4 (4)
576348
iT
Dark blue, yellow disc, yellow sleeves, dark blue armlets, dark blue cap, yellow spots (A Parr & A Berry)

The Fluter (IRE)  7 

b c Kodiac - Fujara (Rail Link)

2 9-0 t
55
2 9-0 t
55

Just modest form in various grades, but he will at least find this easier than his most recent assignments.

Just modest form in various grades, but he will at least find this easier than his most recent assignments.

5 (1)
878213
iT
Grey, light blue seams, light blue cap (Boadicea Bloodstock)

Capla Gilda 7 

b f Compton Place - Respondez (Oasis Dream)

2 8-13
68
2 8-13
68

Fair filly. Winner at Ffos Las in August. Respectable third of 8 in seller at Newmarket (7f, soft, 15/8) 7 days ago. Sets a high standard.

Fair filly. Winner at Ffos Las in August. Respectable third of 8 in seller at Newmarket (7f, soft, 15/8) 7 days ago. Sets a high standard.

6 (3)
734212
iT
Pink, black epaulets and diamond on cap (Mrs I M Folkes)

Go Annie Go 23 

b f Es Que Love - Make It Snappy (Mujadil)

2 8-9
61
2 8-9
61

Modest filly. Winner at Thirsk in July. Good head second of 7 to Smashing Lass in seller at this C&D (good to firm, 15/8) 23 days ago.

Modest filly. Winner at Thirsk in July. Good head second of 7 to Smashing Lass in seller at this C&D (good to firm, 15/8) 23 days ago.

7 (2)
66931
iT
Dark blue, yellow star, checked sleeves, yellow cap (Ownaracehorse Ltd & Mr Ollie Pears)

Smashing Lass (IRE)  23 

ch f Sir Prancealot - Gilded Truffle (Peintre Celebre)

2 8-9
59
2 8-9
59

Lightly-raced winner. 9/4, didn't need to improve to win 7-runner seller at this C&D (good to firm) 23 days ago by head from Go Annie Go.

Lightly-raced winner. 9/4, didn't need to improve to win 7-runner seller at this C&D (good to firm) 23 days ago by head from Go Annie Go.

Verdict

Capla Gilda was unable to justify favouritism in a Newmarket seller, having pulled too hard in the early stages. Connections persist at this trip and she could prove vulnerable if repeating those antics. Go Annie Go went down by a head to Smashing Lass over C&D and the pair are likely to go close once again but the vote goes to NOTTHEWHITEHART. Nigel Tinkler's gelding improved from his debut when fourth at Redcar, making good late headway, and the extra furlong is in his favour.

Verdict

CAPLA GILDA, a winner of a Ffos Las nursery 15 days ago, compromised her chance by refusing to settle in a Newmarket seller last week, but she is expected to make a bold bid in a weak affair. Smashing Lass and Go Annie Go are closely matched on their recent C&D 1-2 and may do battle for minor honours.

18:40 Catterick 17 Aug 2018

Moody Construction Nursery (Class 4) (2YO only)

Winner £6,728 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

5f 212y

Good to Firm (Good in places)

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No.
(Draw)
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
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Jockey / Trainer
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Timeform says (star rating)
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1 (2)
651
iT
Red and black stripes, red sleeves (Mr P K Siu)

Triggered (IRE)  15 

b c Dandy Man - Triggers Broom (Arcano)

2 9-7
80
2 9-7
80

Promising type. 1 win from 3 runs this year. Won 11-runner minor event (9/1) at Ffos Las (6f, good) 15 days ago. Makes handicap debut. Open to progress.

Promising type. 1 win from 3 runs this year. Won 11-runner minor event (9/1) at Ffos Las (6f, good) 15 days ago. Makes handicap debut. Open to progress.

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2 (3)
532
iT
White, royal blue stars, red and white diabolo on sleeves, white cap, red star (Weldspec Glasgow Limited)

Caballero (IRE)  14 

ch c Camacho - Dame D'honneur (Teofilo)

2 9-5
78
2 9-5
78

Thrice-raced maiden. 5/2, second of 6 in minor event at Musselburgh (7.2f, good) 14 days ago. Possible he will yet have more to offer now handicapping.

Thrice-raced maiden. 5/2, second of 6 in minor event at Musselburgh (7.2f, good) 14 days ago. Possible he will yet have more to offer now handicapping.

3 (1)
5613
iT
Red, gold braid, white sleeves and cap with gold tassel (Almohamediya Racing)

Aurag (IRE)  34 

b c Sir Prancealot - Three D Alexander (Aqlaam)

2 9-4
77
2 9-4
77

Lightly-raced winner. Winner at Hamilton in July. Third of 4 in nursery (4/1) at York (6f, good) 34 days ago. Ease in grade can only help.

Lightly-raced winner. Winner at Hamilton in July. Third of 4 in nursery (4/1) at York (6f, good) 34 days ago. Ease in grade can only help.

4 (6)
82620
iT
Yellow, maroon epaulets, halved sleeves, maroon cap (K&j Bloodstock Ltd)

Aloysius Lilius (IRE)  27 

b g Gregorian - Nafa (Shamardal)

2 9-3
76
2 9-3
76

Lightly-raced maiden. Nineteenth of 25 in minor event (66/1) at Newbury (5.2f, good to firm) 27 days ago. Will find this much more suitable and expected to be seen in a much better light.

Lightly-raced maiden. Nineteenth of 25 in minor event (66/1) at Newbury (5.2f, good to firm) 27 days ago. Will find this much more suitable and expected to be seen in a much better light.

5 (4)
154
iT
Black, pink stripe, chevrons on sleeves, quartered cap (Mrs J A Martin)

Pearl Of Qatar 15 

gr f Footstepsinthesand - Musical Molly (Mastercraftsman)

2 9-0
73
2 9-0
73

Thrice-raced winner. 1 win from 3 runs this year. Fourth of 10 in minor event (9/1) at Nottingham (5f, good) 15 days ago, needing stiffer test. Return to 6f a plus now handicapping.

Thrice-raced winner. 1 win from 3 runs this year. Fourth of 10 in minor event (9/1) at Nottingham (5f, good) 15 days ago, needing stiffer test. Return to 6f a plus now handicapping.

6 (5)
2246
iT
Maroon and light blue diabolo, halved sleeves, maroon cap (Mr A Tattersall & Partner)

Bengali Spirit (IRE)  21 

ch c Garswood - Sadowa Destination (Dubai Destination)

2 8-12
71
2 8-12
71

Lightly-raced maiden. 9/2, last of 6 in nursery at Thirsk (6f, good to soft) 21 days ago. Needs a couple of these to falter on that evidence.

Lightly-raced maiden. 9/2, last of 6 in nursery at Thirsk (6f, good to soft) 21 days ago. Needs a couple of these to falter on that evidence.

7 (7)
8213
iT
Royal blue and white (quartered), red and royal blue diabolo on sleeves (Mrs Helen Sinclair)

The Big Bad (IRE)  10 

gr c Alhebayeb - Cape Violet (Cape Cross)

2 8-8
67 3
2 8-8
67 3

Lightly-raced winner. First run since leaving J. S. Moore when good third of 6 in minor event at this course (7f, good to firm, 20/1) 10 days ago, never nearer. Makes handicap debut.

Lightly-raced winner. First run since leaving J. S. Moore when good third of 6 in minor event at this course (7f, good to firm, 20/1) 10 days ago, never nearer. Makes handicap debut.

Verdict

Aurag certainly wasn't disgraced when third of four in a class 2 handicap at York and he should go well, while Aloysius Lilius brings some solid 5f form to the table and he is also the most experienced. Caballero and Pearl Of Qatar are others to keep an eye on, but slight preference is for TRIGGERED. Ed Walker's Ffos Las scorer has improved a fair bit between each run and he is potentially better than this opening mark of 80.

Verdict

TRIGGERED looked much more the finished article and that ultimately translated into an improved showing at Ffos Las 2 weeks ago, keeping on well to score in good style. He's open to further improvement now tackling nurseries and is fancied to make a bold bid. Caballero and the class-dropping Aurag can give him most to do.

19:10 Catterick 17 Aug 2018

La Fille Rouge Handicap (Class 6) (3YO plus)

Winner £3,493 - 12 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

7f 6y

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)
4-92700
iT
White, red seams, white sleeves, dark blue stars, white cap, red star (Prime Lawns Limited & Partner)

My Girl Maisie (IRE)  18 

b f Fast Company - Queen Al Andalous (King's Best)

4 9-10
60
4 9-10
60

Best effort of current campaign when runner-up at Haydock (7f) in May but she hasn't got anywhere near that form in 3 subsequent starts. Has fallen below last winning mark at least.

Best effort of current campaign when runner-up at Haydock (7f) in May but she hasn't got anywhere near that form in 3 subsequent starts. Has fallen below last winning mark at least.

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2 (1)
8-09663
iT
Royal blue, yellow hoop, diamonds on sleeves, royal blue cap, yellow spots (Thoroughbred Homes Ltd)

Alfie's Angel (IRE)  14 

b g Dark Angel - Penolva (Galileo)

4 9-10 p
60
4 9-10 p
60

Third of 5 in handicap (7/1) at Thirsk (6f, good to soft) 14 days ago. Cheekpieces back on.

Third of 5 in handicap (7/1) at Thirsk (6f, good to soft) 14 days ago. Cheekpieces back on.

3 (2)
454315
iT
Royal blue, white braces, white sleeves, royal blue spots (Mrs D Dalby & Harrowgate Bloodstock L)

Robben Rainbow 25 

b g Delegator - Sally Can Wait (Sakhee)

4 9-9
59
4 9-9
59

C&D winner. Latest win here in July. 7/2, respectable fifth of 10 in handicap at Ayr (7.2f, good) 25 days ago. Entitled to give another good account.

C&D winner. Latest win here in July. 7/2, respectable fifth of 10 in handicap at Ayr (7.2f, good) 25 days ago. Entitled to give another good account.

4 (4)
230231
iT
Light blue, pink star, pink and light blue hooped sleeves, light blue cap, pink star (Mr Wayne Fleming)

Someone Exciting 16 

b m Notnowcato - Quite Something (Footstepsinthesand)

5 9-8
58
5 9-8
58

C&D winner. 4/1, improved on recent efforts to win 14-runner handicap at Redcar (6f, good to firm) 16 days ago, suited by way race developed.

C&D winner. 4/1, improved on recent efforts to win 14-runner handicap at Redcar (6f, good to firm) 16 days ago, suited by way race developed.

5 (13)
28410-0
iT
Black, red disc (Mr F Watson)

Destination Aim 18 

b g Dubai Destination - Tessa Reef (Mark of Esteem)

11 9-8
58
11 9-8
58

Eleventh of 13 in handicap at Ayr (7.2f, good, 33/1) 18 days ago, folding. Must leave that effort in his wake if he's to figure.

Eleventh of 13 in handicap at Ayr (7.2f, good, 33/1) 18 days ago, folding. Must leave that effort in his wake if he's to figure.

6 (15)
863612
iT
White, maroon epaulets, hooped sleeves, quartered cap (Mr David Tate)

Supreme Power (IRE)  8 

b g Power - Supreme Spirit (Invincible Spirit)

4 9-8 p
58 1
4 9-8 p
58 1

One win from 23 Flat runs. Winner at Newcastle in July. Creditable second of 10 in handicap (7/1) at Newcastle (7.1f) 8 days ago. Respected in current form.

One win from 23 Flat runs. Winner at Newcastle in July. Creditable second of 10 in handicap (7/1) at Newcastle (7.1f) 8 days ago. Respected in current form.

7 (11)
235004
iT
Beige, red seams, armlets and cap (Mr J N Blackburn)

Prazeres 42 

b g Sepoy - Sewards Folly (Rudimentary)

Non Runner

Non Runner

Temperamental sort. C&D winner. Respectable fourth of 10 in handicap at Chelmsford City (7f, 5/2) 42 days ago. Can give a good account without posing serious threat to principals.

Temperamental sort. C&D winner. Respectable fourth of 10 in handicap at Chelmsford City (7f, 5/2) 42 days ago. Can give a good account without posing serious threat to principals.

8 (14)
2129-76
iT
Black, pink spots, sleeves and cap (Mr Chris Penney)

Isntshesomething 106 

br m Assertive - Princess Almora (Pivotal)

6 9-6 p
56
6 9-6 p
56

Bit below form sixth of 12 in handicap at Musselburgh (7.2f, good, 14/1). Off 106 days. Cheekpieces back on.

Bit below form sixth of 12 in handicap at Musselburgh (7.2f, good, 14/1). Off 106 days. Cheekpieces back on.

9 (8)
4/7-7
iT
Royal blue, pink chevrons, royal blue cap (Mr Paul J Dixon)

Thunderbell 106 

ch f Haafhd - Trustthunder (Selkirk)

4 9-4
54
4 9-4
54

Thrice-raced maiden. 200/1, last of 7 in minor event at Redcar (6f, good to firm). Off 106 days. Will hold more chance now handicapping, from family that have served connections well.

Thrice-raced maiden. 200/1, last of 7 in minor event at Redcar (6f, good to firm). Off 106 days. Will hold more chance now handicapping, from family that have served connections well.

10 (9)
6-69074
iT
Royal blue, white cross of lorraine and armlets, check cap (Mr Michael Hill)

Muraadef 10 

b g Kodiac - Dominatrix (Whipper)

3 9-1
56
3 9-1
56

First run since leaving Ed Dunlop when creditable fourth of 11 in handicap at this C&D (good to firm, 14/1) 10 days ago, never nearer.

First run since leaving Ed Dunlop when creditable fourth of 11 in handicap at this C&D (good to firm, 14/1) 10 days ago, never nearer.

11 (12)
094155
iT
Black, emerald green chevron, black sleeves, emerald green stars, black cap with emerald green stars (Profit Pony Racing)

Carlovian 23 

b g Acclamation - Mimisel (Selkirk)

Non Runner

Non Runner

C&D winner. Latest win at Ayr in June. Bit below form fifth of 13 in handicap at Leicester (7f, good to firm, 5/1) 23 days ago. Not taken lightly.

C&D winner. Latest win at Ayr in June. Bit below form fifth of 13 in handicap at Leicester (7f, good to firm, 5/1) 23 days ago. Not taken lightly.

12 (7)
0349-04
iT
Light green and purple (quartered), light green sleeves, white cap (Mr S R Bowring)

Ace Master 8 

ch g Ballet Master - Ace Maite (Komaite)

10 8-12 b
48 2
10 8-12 b
48 2

Eleven runs since last win in 2016. 40/1, respectable fourth of 10 in handicap at Newcastle (7.1f) 8 days ago.

Eleven runs since last win in 2016. 40/1, respectable fourth of 10 in handicap at Newcastle (7.1f) 8 days ago.

13 (3)
706408
iT
White, red triple diamond, diabolo on sleeves and diamond on cap (Love To Race Partnership)

Mossy's Lodge 24 

b m Royal Applause - Tee Cee (Lion Cavern)

Non Runner

Non Runner

Below form 8½ lengths eighth of 14 to Supreme Power in handicap (33/1) at Newcastle (7.1f) 24 days ago. Needs to show more before becoming of interest for this yard.

Below form 8½ lengths eighth of 14 to Supreme Power in handicap (33/1) at Newcastle (7.1f) 24 days ago. Needs to show more before becoming of interest for this yard.

14 (5)
567938
iT
Red, white hoop, white sleeves, red spots, white cap, red spots (Mr Dave Carter)

Ideal Angel (IRE)  8 

b g Dark Angel - Irishstone (Danehill Dancer)

4 8-10
46 2
4 8-10
46 2

8/1, eighth of 10 in handicap at Newcastle (10.2f) 8 days ago. Significantly back down in trip. Others have achieved more.

8/1, eighth of 10 in handicap at Newcastle (10.2f) 8 days ago. Significantly back down in trip. Others have achieved more.

15 (10)
99-460
iT
Yellow and white (quartered), yellow sleeves, white armlets, yellow cap (Ontoawinner 8)

Ayton (IRE)  13 

b f Declaration Of War - Mubashera (Medaglia d'Oro)

3 8-6
47
3 8-6
47

Lightly-raced maiden. Last of 12 in handicap (10/1) at Hamilton (9.2f, good) 13 days ago. Back down in trip.

Lightly-raced maiden. Last of 12 in handicap (10/1) at Hamilton (9.2f, good) 13 days ago. Back down in trip.

Verdict

SOMEONE EXCITING certainly wasn't winning out of turn at Redcar and David Thompson's track-and-trip scorer gets the vote to defy a 5lb rise in the ratings. Supreme Power has been unlucky with the draw but still warrants respect arriving on the back of two solid performances on the Tapeta at Newcastle. Robben Rainbow is another C&D winner in the line-up and looks set to run his usual honest race.

Verdict

SOMEONE EXCITING has never won from a mark this high but she arrives in good order, so could be the way to go back up in trip. Robben Rainbow, Carlovian and Prazeres are also worth a second look.

19:45 Catterick 17 Aug 2018

Berber Leather Novice Stakes (Class 5) (3YO plus)

Winner £5,111 - 4 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

1m 4f 13y

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 (2)
iT
Maroon, white chevrons, hooped sleeves, white cap (Mrs Margaret Coppola And Mr Arthur Sla)

Beeno (IRE)  (27J) 

b g Exit To Nowhere - Kay Theatre (King's Theatre)

9 9-8 h
-
9 9-8 h
-

Useful jumps winner making belated Flat debut. Could be dangerous if left alone in front around here (placed both previous starts on the hurdles course).

Useful jumps winner making belated Flat debut. Could be dangerous if left alone in front around here (placed both previous starts on the hurdles course).

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2 (4)
iT
Dark blue and white (quartered), red sleeves and cap (Geegeez Co Uk 1)

Nearly There (16J) 

b g Virtual - Nicoise (Lear Spear)

Non Runner

Non Runner

Placed in bumper on debut in May, hasn't improved in 2 starts since.

Placed in bumper on debut in May, hasn't improved in 2 starts since.

3 (1)
3532
iT
Yellow, large black spots and spots on cap (Sheikh Mohammed Obaid Al Maktoum)

Loveisili 15 

b g Dansili - Loveisallyouneed (Sadler's Wells)

3 8-13 h1
79
3 8-13 h1
79

Gelded, 1/3 and hooded for 1st time, respectable second of 9 in maiden at Ffos Las (12f, good) 15 days ago. The one to beat on form.

Gelded, 1/3 and hooded for 1st time, respectable second of 9 in maiden at Ffos Las (12f, good) 15 days ago. The one to beat on form.

4 (3)
4
iT
Green, pink sash and cap, white sleeves (Mr K Abdullah)

Spirit Ridge 25 

b g Nathaniel - Tates Creek (Rahy)

3 8-13
-
3 8-13
-

Nathaniel gelding. 20/1, fourth of 11 in maiden at Windsor (10f, good to firm) on debut 25 days ago. Should improve upped in trip now.

Nathaniel gelding. 20/1, fourth of 11 in maiden at Windsor (10f, good to firm) on debut 25 days ago. Should improve upped in trip now.

5 (5)
8
iT
Black, yellow hoops, chevrons on sleeves (Rathordan Partnership)

Alexis Carrington (IRE)  13 

b f Mastercraftsman - Cozzene's Angel (Cozzene)

3 8-8
-
3 8-8
-

Eighth of 10 in minor event (20/1) at Doncaster (10.2f, good to firm) on debut 13 days ago.

Eighth of 10 in minor event (20/1) at Doncaster (10.2f, good to firm) on debut 13 days ago.

Verdict

LOVEISILI was turned over at odds-on in a Ffos Las maiden earlier in the month, but sets the form standard all the same and should go close to breaking his maiden tag at the fifth attempt if running close to his official rating of 79. Spirit Ridge is expected to build on a solid introductory effort over 1m2f at Windsor now granted this stiffer test and is considered the main danger ahead of Beeno, a four-time hurdles winner who now debuts on the Flat.

Verdict

LOVEISILI burnt plenty of fingers at Ffos Las a fortnight ago, but pulled clear with the useful-looking winner, and is worth one more chance given the strength of some of his form. Useful jumper Beeno has his first go on the Flat and could be dangerous if left alone in front.

20:15 Catterick 17 Aug 2018

Tony Welsh Farewell Handicap (Class 6) (3YO plus)

Winner £3,493 - 12 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

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 (11)
403141
iT
Maroon and black diamonds, maroon cap, black diamond (Shewring, Marshall, Craig, Fantoni)

Arnold (ex6)  1 

b g Equiano - Azurinta (Azamour)

Non Runner

Non Runner

Latest win at Beverley in July. Respectable fourth of 9 in handicap at Musselburgh (5f, good, 5/1) 14 days ago. Merits consideration. Engaged 3.30 Beverley Thursday.

Latest win at Beverley in July. Respectable fourth of 9 in handicap at Musselburgh (5f, good, 5/1) 14 days ago. Merits consideration. Engaged 3.30 Beverley Thursday.

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2 (6)
046160
iT
Dark green, light green stripe, yellow cap (Green Lane)

Perfect Words (IRE)  11 

ch g Thousand Words - Zilayah (Zilzal)

Non Runner

Non Runner

4-time C&D winner. Latest win at Ayr in June. Hasn't matched that either start since though, tenth of 14 in handicap (28/1) at Carlisle (5f, good) 11 days ago.

4-time C&D winner. Latest win at Ayr in June. Hasn't matched that either start since though, tenth of 14 in handicap (28/1) at Carlisle (5f, good) 11 days ago.

3 (5)
890899
iT
Yellow and white (quartered), yellow sleeves, white armlets, yellow cap (Ontoawinner 2 & Partner)

Pearl Acclaim (IRE)  14 

b g Acclamation - With Colour (Rainbow Quest)

8 9-7 p
59
8 9-7 p
59

Last of 9 in handicap at Musselburgh (5f, good, 8/1) 14 days ago. Difficult to make solid case for on recent evidence.

Last of 9 in handicap at Musselburgh (5f, good, 8/1) 14 days ago. Difficult to make solid case for on recent evidence.

4 (1)
643372
iT
Yellow, red disc, yellow sleeves, red stars, red cap (Reality Partnerships)

Life For Rent 11 

b g Sleeping Indian - Sea Flower (Acclamation)

3 9-7 b
61 1
3 9-7 b
61 1

5/2 and blinkered for 1st time, good second of 8 in handicap at Ripon (5f, good to firm) 11 days ago. Possibilities with a repeat.

5/2 and blinkered for 1st time, good second of 8 in handicap at Ripon (5f, good to firm) 11 days ago. Possibilities with a repeat.

5 (15)
196332
iT
Purple, yellow star, orange sleeves, yellow stars, yellow cap, orange star (Gaga Syndicate)

Imperial Legend (IRE)  10 

b g Mujadil - Titian Saga (Titus Livius)

9 9-4 b
56
9 9-4 b
56

Latest win at Hamilton in June. 11/2, creditable second of 10 in handicap at this C&D (good to firm) 10 days ago, slowly away. Enters calculations.

Latest win at Hamilton in June. 11/2, creditable second of 10 in handicap at this C&D (good to firm) 10 days ago, slowly away. Enters calculations.

6 (14)
543602
iT
Royal blue, pink chevrons, royal blue cap (Paul J Dixon & Darren Lucas)

Crosse Fire 10 

b g Monsieur Bond - Watersilk (Fasliyev)

6 9-3 b
55 2
6 9-3 b
55 2

7/2, creditable second of 12 in handicap at this course (6f, good to firm) 10 days ago. Can make presence felt, particularly back at 5f.

7/2, creditable second of 12 in handicap at this course (6f, good to firm) 10 days ago. Can make presence felt, particularly back at 5f.

7 (2)
116-020
iT
Light green and purple (quartered), light green sleeves, white cap (Mr S R Bowring)

First Excel 64 

ch g First Trump - Exceedingly Good (Exceed and Excel)

6 9-3 b
55
6 9-3 b
55

20/1, fourteenth of 15 in handicap at Nottingham (6.1f, good to firm) 64 days ago, doing too much too soon.

20/1, fourteenth of 15 in handicap at Nottingham (6.1f, good to firm) 64 days ago, doing too much too soon.

8 (9)
743259
iT
Dark blue, white epaulets, red and dark blue striped sleeves, dark blue and red hooped cap (Yvonne Lowe & W A Robinson)

Coiste Bodhar (IRE)  19 

b g Camacho - Nortolixa (Linamix)

7 9-2 p
54
7 9-2 p
54

12/1, ninth of 11 in handicap at Wolverhampton (6.1f) 19 days ago. Possible that run was needed on the back of 3 months off but he does face plenty of competition for the lead on this occasion.

12/1, ninth of 11 in handicap at Wolverhampton (6.1f) 19 days ago. Possible that run was needed on the back of 3 months off but he does face plenty of competition for the lead on this occasion.

9 (12)
400949-
iT
Black, white cross belts, hooped sleeves, quartered cap (Mrs R E Barr)

Go Bananas 351 

b f Bahamian Bounty - Ribbon Royale (Royal Applause)

Withdrawn

Withdrawn

Cheekpieces on for 1st time, ninth of 12 in nursery at Bath (5f) 12 months ago. First run for yard after leaving Brian Meehan for just £1,500 last September.

Cheekpieces on for 1st time, ninth of 12 in nursery at Bath (5f) 12 months ago. First run for yard after leaving Brian Meehan for just £1,500 last September.

10 (3)
946258
iT
Royal blue, yellow seams, royal blue sleeves, yellow spots, red cap (Mr Dave Scott)

Thornaby Princess 18 

b m Camacho - Ingleby Princess (Bold Edge)

7 8-8 p
46
7 8-8 p
46

Twenty three runs since last win in 2016. 12/1, below form eighth of 14 in handicap at Ayr (5f, good) 18 days ago. Far from the easiest to predict.

Twenty three runs since last win in 2016. 12/1, below form eighth of 14 in handicap at Ayr (5f, good) 18 days ago. Far from the easiest to predict.

11 (4)
008303
iT
Yellow, black chevrons, black and yellow hooped sleeves, check cap (Mr K Trimble)

Mightaswellsmile 14 

b f Elnadim - Intishaar (Dubai Millennium)

4 8-8 (ow1)
46 1
4 8-8 (ow1)
46 1

Thirteen runs since last win in 2016. Creditable third of 9 in handicap (25/1) at Musselburgh (5f, good) 14 days ago. Needs to back that up now.

Thirteen runs since last win in 2016. Creditable third of 9 in handicap (25/1) at Musselburgh (5f, good) 14 days ago. Needs to back that up now.

12 (13)
938898
iT
Dark green, white seams, dark green sleeves, white stars, white cap, dark green stars (Arc Racing Yorkshire Xv)

On The High Tops (IRE)  10 

b g Kheleyf - Diplomats Daughter (Unfuwain)

10 8-8 p
46 5
10 8-8 p
46 5

C&D winner. Twenty three runs since last win in 2012. Visored for 1st time, eighth of 10 in handicap (50/1) at this C&D 10 days ago. Cheekpieces back on. Others preferred.

C&D winner. Twenty three runs since last win in 2012. Visored for 1st time, eighth of 10 in handicap (50/1) at this C&D 10 days ago. Cheekpieces back on. Others preferred.

13 (7)
650-000
iT
Royal blue, yellow star and sleeves, yellow cap, royal blue star (Ian & Debbie Paver)

Mr Enthusiastic 21 

b g Assertive - Selkirk Rose (Pips Pride)

4 8-8 b1
46 5
4 8-8 b1
46 5

C&D winner. 40/1, last of 11 in handicap at Thirsk (5f, good to soft) 21 days ago. Blinkered for 1st time.

C&D winner. 40/1, last of 11 in handicap at Thirsk (5f, good to soft) 21 days ago. Blinkered for 1st time.

14 (10)
7-90650
iT
Light blue, royal blue chevrons, royal blue cap, light blue diamond (Marwood Racing Limited)

Lackaday 23 

gr g Kyllachy - Day Creek (Daylami)

6 8-8 b
46 6
6 8-8 b
46 6

C&D winner. Thirteen runs since last win in 2017. Last of 10 in handicap at this course (6f, good to firm, 28/1) 23 days ago, folding.

C&D winner. Thirteen runs since last win in 2017. Last of 10 in handicap at this course (6f, good to firm, 28/1) 23 days ago, folding.

15 (8)
80-0644
iT
Pink, large purple spots, purple sleeves, pink stars, purple cap, pink star (R J Ball & J B Stead)

Your Just Desserts (IRE)  18 

b f Requinto - Whats For Pudding (Kheleyf)

3 8-6
46 4
3 8-6
46 4

16/1, good fourth of 14 in handicap at Ayr (5f, good) 18 days ago. Still, she needs to do more if she's to open her account.

16/1, good fourth of 14 in handicap at Ayr (5f, good) 18 days ago. Still, she needs to do more if she's to open her account.

Verdict

LIFE FOR RENT was touched off by under a length off this mark and over this trip in a selling handicap at Ripon last week, and appears weighted to go well from an inside draw. Mightaswellsmile races off the same figure as when third over this distance at Musselburgh a fortnight ago and has place possibilities, likewise Perfect Words, a track-and-trip winner who is rated only 2lb higher than when striking at Ayr in June.

Verdict

This looks wide open but CROSSE FIRE did little wrong when finding only one too good over 6f here last week and, with the drop back to the minimum trip expected to suit, he could be difficult to peg back. Imperial Legend and Arnold are expected to be doing good late work and are shortlisted, while Life For Rent shouldn't be dismissed lightly, either.