York 17 May 2018

Draw Advantage: None
Going: Good to Firm
Mostly sunny

Forecast: Mostly sunny
Temperature: 3.5° - 14.4°
Rainfall: none
Wind: 9.0 mph NE

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14:20 York (Class 2) (4YO plus)

Betfred 'supports Jack Berry House' Handicap

5f

Winner £18,675 - 18 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Timeform says (star rating)
1 (19)
1-70161
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Gracious John (IRE) 27

b g Baltic King - Dorn Hill (Lujain)

Course and Distance: 3 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 33.33%
CD has previously won at this course and distance

Course: 4 runs, 1 win, 2 places, 25%
C has previously won at this course

Distance: 28 runs, 10 wins, 2 places, 35.71%
D has previously won at this distance
CD
Similar Going: 12 runs, 2 wins, 3 places, 16.67%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Class: 19 runs, 8 wins, 2 places, 42.11%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 2 runs, 1 win, 0 places, 50%
Hcp has a 50% or better record at or above this handicap
Hcp
5 9-7
101

Multiple AW winner during the winter and struck again off lower turf mark at Newbury (5f) last month. Fine strike rate in the last 7 months and still not harshly treated after 3 lb rise.

Has won 12 races from 5f to 6f on ground varying from good to soft and on the all-weather. A winner at 6-1 at Newbury over 5f (good to soft) on his latest outing last month, beating Orvar by 1/2l. Has also won at Lingfield this season.

Multiple AW winner during the winter and struck again off lower turf mark at Newbury (5f) last month. Fine strike rate in the last 7 months and still not harshly treated after 3 lb rise.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 41 12 6 29.3%
Flat (Turf) 25 6 4 24%
Conditions
CD Course and Distance 3 1 1 33.3%
C Course 4 1 2 25%
D Distance 28 10 2 35.7%
G Similar Going 12 2 3 16.7%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 41 12 6 29.3%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 2 19 8 2 42.1%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 2 1 0 50%
Connections
J Fran Berry 7 4 0 57.1%
T P D Evans 41 12 6 29.3%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
2 (17)
23291-1
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Major Jumbo 30

g g Zebedee - Gone Sailing (Mizzen Mast)

Course and Distance: 2 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
CD has previously placed at this course and distance

Course: 3 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 33.33%
C has previously won at this course

Distance: 13 runs, 4 wins, 6 places, 30.77%
D has previously won at this distance
CD
Similar Going: 7 runs, 0 wins, 3 places, 0%
G has previously placed on similar going
G
4 9-1
100

Improving all the time, following up C&D win last autumn with another cracking run from the front to take 5f Newmarket handicap on return under excellent claimer. Up 6 lb but could kick on again.

Winner of five races from 5f to 6f on good to soft ground and on the all-weather. A winner at 7-2 at Newmarket over 5f (good to soft) on his latest outing last month, beating Move In Time by 1 1/4l.

Improving all the time, following up C&D win last autumn with another cracking run from the front to take 5f Newmarket handicap on return under excellent claimer. Up 6 lb but could kick on again.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 16 5 6 31.3%
Flat (Turf) 12 3 4 25%
Conditions
CD Course and Distance 2 0 1 0%
C Course 3 1 1 33.3%
D Distance 13 4 6 30.8%
G Similar Going 7 0 3 0%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 16 5 6 31.3%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 2 1 0 0 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J Nicola Currie 1 1 0 100%
T K A Ryan 16 5 6 31.3%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
3 (8)
90250-6
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Edward Lewis 24

b g Kyllachy - Tahirah (Green Desert)

Course and Distance: 1 run, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
CD has previously placed at this course and distance

Course: 2 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
C has previously placed at this course

Distance: 9 runs, 2 wins, 2 places, 22.22%
D has previously won at this distance
CD
Similar Going: 12 runs, 2 wins, 3 places, 16.67%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Class: 8 runs, 0 wins, 2 places, 0%
Cl has previously placed in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 8 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
Hcp has previously placed at or above this handicap
Hcp
5 9-4
98

Won twice in 2017 when also second in competitive handicap here at the Ebor meeting. Should be sharper for Pontefract return and no surprise to see a big display.

He has won three times from 5f to 6f on ground varying from good to firm to good to soft. Finished 3 1/2l behind Foolaad when sixth of 14 at 12-1 on his latest outing at Pontefract over 5f (good to soft) last month.

Won twice in 2017 when also second in competitive handicap here at the Ebor meeting. Should be sharper for Pontefract return and no surprise to see a big display.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 20 3 6 15%
Flat (Turf) 20 3 6 15%
Conditions
CD Course and Distance 1 0 1 0%
C Course 2 0 1 0%
D Distance 9 2 2 22.2%
G Similar Going 12 2 3 16.7%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 20 3 6 15%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 2 8 0 2 0%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 8 0 1 0%
Connections
J D Tudhope 2 0 1 0%
T D O'Meara 12 2 2 16.7%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
4 (2)
1225-23
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El Astronaute (IRE) 7

ch g Approve - Drumcliffe Dancer (Footstepsinthesand)

Course and Distance: 3 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
CD has previously placed at this course and distance

Course: 3 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
C has previously placed at this course

Distance: 29 runs, 7 wins, 6 places, 24.14%
D has previously won at this distance
CD
Similar Going: 22 runs, 6 wins, 4 places, 27.27%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Class: 14 runs, 4 wins, 5 places, 28.57%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 1 run, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
Hcp has previously placed at or above this handicap
Hcp
5 9-4
98

Won 3 handicaps over 5f in 2017 and has returned in fine form, placed again at Chester last week having had to do plenty early on to overcome wide draw. Gone well here in the past and leading claims.

Winner of seven races at 5f on ground varying from good to firm to good to soft. Third of 11 behind A Momentofmadness beaten 2l at 6-1 on his latest outing at Chester over 5f (good) earlier this month.

Won 3 handicaps over 5f in 2017 and has returned in fine form, placed again at Chester last week having had to do plenty early on to overcome wide draw. Gone well here in the past and leading claims.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 29 7 6 24.1%
Flat (Turf) 27 7 5 25.9%
Conditions
CD Course and Distance 3 0 1 0%
C Course 3 0 1 0%
D Distance 29 7 6 24.1%
G Similar Going 22 6 4 27.3%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 29 7 6 24.1%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 2 14 4 5 28.6%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 1 0 1 0%
Connections
J Jason Hart 10 3 4 30%
T J J Quinn 29 7 6 24.1%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
5 (3)
130467-
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Copper Knight (IRE) 250

b g Sir Prancealot - Mystic Dream (Oasis Dream)

Course and Distance: 3 runs, 1 win, 0 places, 33.33%
CD has previously won at this course and distance

Course: 3 runs, 1 win, 0 places, 33.33%
C has previously won at this course

Distance: 14 runs, 3 wins, 3 places, 21.43%
D has previously won at this distance
CD
Similar Going: 8 runs, 2 wins, 2 places, 25%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Class: 7 runs, 3 wins, 0 places, 42.86%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
4 9-2
96

Blitzed his rivals in Chester and C&D handicaps this time last year and no surprise to see him pay his way again this season.

He has won three times at 5f on good and good to soft ground. Beaten 6l behind Mayleaf Shine at 10-1 when seventh of 12 on his latest outing at Haydock over 5f (heavy) in September last year.

Blitzed his rivals in Chester and C&D handicaps this time last year and no surprise to see him pay his way again this season.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 14 3 3 21.4%
Flat (Turf) 14 3 3 21.4%
Conditions
CD Course and Distance 3 1 0 33.3%
C Course 3 1 0 33.3%
D Distance 14 3 3 21.4%
G Similar Going 8 2 2 25%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 10 3 3 30%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 2 7 3 0 42.9%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 3 0 0 0%
Connections
J D Allan 2 1 1 50%
T T D Easterby 8 2 2 25%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
6 (15)
41114-9
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Holmeswood 24

b g Mayson - Anglezarke (Acclamation)

Course and Distance: 1 run, 1 win, 0 places, 100%
CD has a 50% or better record at this course and distance

Course: 1 run, 1 win, 0 places, 100%
C has a 50% or better record at this course

Distance: 5 runs, 3 wins, 0 places, 60%
D has a 50% or better record at this distance
CD
Similar Going: 4 runs, 2 wins, 1 place, 50%
G has a 50% or better record on similar going
G
Class: 4 runs, 1 win, 0 places, 25%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
4 9-2
96

Thrived last summer, completing a hat-trick when dead-heating in C&D handicap at the Ebor meeting. Should have come on for last month's return at Pontefract and better expected here.

He has won four times from 5f to 6f on good and good to soft ground and on the all-weather. Beaten 8l behind Foolaad at 10-1 when 9th of 14 on his latest outing at Pontefract over 5f (good to soft) last month.

Thrived last summer, completing a hat-trick when dead-heating in C&D handicap at the Ebor meeting. Should have come on for last month's return at Pontefract and better expected here.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 11 4 2 36.4%
Flat (Turf) 9 3 1 33.3%
Conditions
CD Course and Distance 1 1 0 100%
C Course 1 1 0 100%
D Distance 5 3 0 60%
G Similar Going 4 2 1 50%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 9 4 2 44.4%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 2 4 1 0 25%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 2 0 0 0%
Connections
J P Mulrennan 8 3 2 37.5%
T M Dods 11 4 2 36.4%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
7 (13)
9507-29
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Pipers Note 19

ch g Piccolo - Madam Valentine (Primo Valentino)

Course: 8 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
C has previously placed at this course
C
Distance: 16 runs, 4 wins, 2 places, 25%
D has previously won at this distance
D
Similar Going: 34 runs, 9 wins, 6 places, 26.47%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Class: 29 runs, 1 win, 6 places, 3.45%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 22 runs, 2 wins, 3 places, 9.09%
Hcp has previously won at or above this handicap
Hcp
8 9-2
96

Dented his good record at Ripon last time but soft ground not in his favour and these conditions much more suitable. A fourth his best placing from 8 previous runs at York.

Has won ten races from 5f to 6f on ground varying from firm to good to soft. Beaten 10l behind Gin In The Inn at 15-2 when 9th of 13 on his latest outing at Ripon over 6f (good to soft) last month.

Dented his good record at Ripon last time but soft ground not in his favour and these conditions much more suitable. A fourth his best placing from 8 previous runs at York.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 51 10 10 19.6%
Flat (Turf) 47 10 7 21.3%
Conditions
Course and Distance 2 0 0 0%
C Course 8 0 1 0%
D Distance 16 4 2 25%
G Similar Going 34 9 6 26.5%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 51 10 10 19.6%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 2 29 1 6 3.5%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 22 2 3 9.1%
Connections
J Barry McHugh 1 0 1 0%
T Mrs R Carr 18 2 5 11.1%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
8 (11)
1166-86
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Desert Law (IRE) 22

b g Oasis Dream - Speed Cop (Cadeaux Genereux)

Course and Distance: 7 runs, 1 win, 2 places, 14.29%
CD has previously won at this course and distance

Course: 8 runs, 1 win, 2 places, 12.5%
C has previously won at this course

Distance: 41 runs, 6 wins, 7 places, 14.63%
D has previously won at this distance
CD
Similar Going: 41 runs, 7 wins, 7 places, 17.07%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Class: 30 runs, 5 wins, 7 places, 16.67%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 21 runs, 1 win, 7 places, 4.76%
Hcp has previously won at or above this handicap
Hcp
10 9-1
95

Won 5.4f handicap at the Ebor meeting last year from Edward Lewis. Has looked rusty in 2 runs back this season.

Has won eight races from 5f to 6f on ground varying from good to firm to good to soft. Finished 2 3/4l behind Bahamian Sunrise when sixth of 13 at 14-1 on his latest outing at Epsom over 5f (good) last month.

Won 5.4f handicap at the Ebor meeting last year from Edward Lewis. Has looked rusty in 2 runs back this season.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 57 8 11 14%
Flat (Turf) 54 8 10 14.8%
Conditions
CD Course and Distance 7 1 2 14.3%
C Course 8 1 2 12.5%
D Distance 41 6 7 14.6%
G Similar Going 41 7 7 17.1%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 53 8 11 15.1%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 2 30 5 7 16.7%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 21 1 7 4.8%
Connections
J L Morris 1 1 0 100%
T P T Midgley 34 5 5 14.7%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
9 (4)
086410-
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East Street Revue 201

ch g Pastoral Pursuits - Revue Princess (Mull Of Kintyre)

Course and Distance: 6 runs, 2 wins, 1 place, 33.33%
CD has previously won at this course and distance

Course: 6 runs, 2 wins, 1 place, 33.33%
C has previously won at this course

Distance: 14 runs, 4 wins, 3 places, 28.57%
D has previously won at this distance
CD
Similar Going: 17 runs, 3 wins, 4 places, 17.65%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Blinkers: 17 runs, 4 wins, 4 places, 23.53%
HG has previously won wearing blinkers
HG
Class: 8 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 12.5%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
5 9-0 b
94

Has had plenty of racing here and picked up another C&D handicap last autumn. Gone well fresh and could be set for a big run.

He has won four times at 5f on ground varying from good to firm to good to soft. Beaten 9l behind Tomily at 10-1 when 13th of 15 on his latest outing at Doncaster over 5f (good to soft) in October last year.

Has had plenty of racing here and picked up another C&D handicap last autumn. Gone well fresh and could be set for a big run.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 22 4 4 18.2%
Flat (Turf) 22 4 4 18.2%
Conditions
CD Course and Distance 6 2 1 33.3%
C Course 6 2 1 33.3%
D Distance 14 4 3 28.6%
G Similar Going 17 3 4 17.7%
Headgear
HG Today (B only) 17 4 4 23.5%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 2 8 1 1 12.5%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 4 0 0 0%
Connections
J D Fentiman 18 3 4 16.7%
T T D Easterby 22 4 4 18.2%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
10 (5)
728-007
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Line Of Reason (IRE) 47

br g Kheleyf - Miss Party Line (Phone Trick)

Course and Distance: 7 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 14.29%
CD has previously won at this course and distance

Course: 13 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 7.69%
C has previously won at this course

Distance: 44 runs, 5 wins, 5 places, 11.36%
D has previously won at this distance
CD
Similar Going: 45 runs, 7 wins, 4 places, 15.56%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Class: 19 runs, 2 wins, 3 places, 10.53%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 12 runs, 2 wins, 2 places, 16.67%
Hcp has previously won at or above this handicap
Hcp
8 8-12
92

Won a couple of big 5f handicaps last June but struggling for form at present, never involved again on latest start at Musselburgh in March. A return to form after a break wouldn't surprise, however.

Has won ten races from 5f to 6f on good to firm and good ground and on the all-weather. Beaten 14l behind Kyllang Rock at 12-1 when seventh of 9 on his latest outing at Musselburgh over 5f (heavy) in March.

Won a couple of big 5f handicaps last June but struggling for form at present, never involved again on latest start at Musselburgh in March. A return to form after a break wouldn't surprise, however.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 68 10 7 14.7%
Flat (Turf) 58 7 6 12.1%
Conditions
CD Course and Distance 7 1 1 14.3%
C Course 13 1 1 7.7%
D Distance 44 5 5 11.4%
G Similar Going 45 7 4 15.6%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 65 10 7 15.4%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 2 19 2 3 10.5%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 12 2 2 16.7%
Connections
J Oisin Murphy 5 1 0 20%
T P T Midgley 64 8 6 12.5%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
11 (18)
213650
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George Dryden (IRE) 11

gr g Zebedee - Key To Fortune (Big Shuffle)

Course: 4 runs, 1 win, 0 places, 25%
C has previously won at this course
C
Distance: 7 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 14.29%
D has previously won at this distance
D
Similar Going: 16 runs, 2 wins, 3 places, 12.5%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Class: 12 runs, 0 wins, 2 places, 0%
Cl has previously placed in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 12 runs, 1 win, 3 places, 8.33%
Hcp has previously won at or above this handicap
Hcp
6 8-10
90

Won 5f AW handicap in February and not beaten far in competitive 6f Newmarket contest recently. Work to do to back that up here from wide draw.

He has won three times from 5f to 6f on good to firm and good ground and on the all-weather. Beaten 2l behind Gifted Master at 40-1 when 10th of 15 on his latest outing at Newmarket over 6f (good to firm) earlier this month.

Won 5f AW handicap in February and not beaten far in competitive 6f Newmarket contest recently. Work to do to back that up here from wide draw.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 28 3 5 10.7%
Flat (Turf) 20 2 4 10%
Conditions
Course and Distance 1 0 0 0%
C Course 4 1 0 25%
D Distance 7 1 1 14.3%
G Similar Going 16 2 3 12.5%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 27 3 5 11.1%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 2 12 0 2 0%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 12 1 3 8.3%
Connections
J P J McDonald 11 2 4 18.2%
T Charlie Wallis 7 1 1 14.3%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
12 (9)
100916-
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Excessable 255

ch g Sakhee's Secret - Kummel Excess (Exceed and Excel)

Course and Distance: 4 runs, 1 win, 0 places, 25%
CD has previously won at this course and distance

Course: 5 runs, 1 win, 0 places, 20%
C has previously won at this course

Distance: 20 runs, 5 wins, 2 places, 25%
D has previously won at this distance
CD
Similar Going: 17 runs, 5 wins, 1 place, 29.41%
G has previously won on similar going
G
5 8-6
89

Won 3 times last season, including C&D handicap in July under this rider. Gone well fresh and another card in a strong hand for yard.

Winner of five races at 5f on good to firm and good ground. Finished 3 1/2l behind Tarboosh when sixth of 9 at 8-1 on his latest outing at Ripon over 5f (good to firm) in September last year.

Won 3 times last season, including C&D handicap in July under this rider. Gone well fresh and another card in a strong hand for yard.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 21 5 2 23.8%
Flat (Turf) 20 5 1 25%
Conditions
CD Course and Distance 4 1 0 25%
C Course 5 1 0 20%
D Distance 20 5 2 25%
G Similar Going 17 5 1 29.4%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 8 2 2 25%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 2 4 0 0 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 2 0 0 0%
Connections
J Rachel Richardson 4 1 1 25%
T T D Easterby 21 5 2 23.8%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
13 (1)
325540-
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Dark Shot 289

b g Acclamation - Dark Missile (Night Shift)

Distance: 8 runs, 2 wins, 2 places, 25%
D has previously won at this distance
D
Similar Going: 14 runs, 1 win, 5 places, 7.14%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Class: 5 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
Cl has previously placed in this class
Cl
5 8-3
88

Just failed in the Epsom Dash off similar mark last season and likely has that on agenda again for new yard having been off since last August. Drawn 1 and others preferred here.

Successful twice at 5f on good and soft ground. Beaten 7l behind El Astronaute at 6-1 when 14th of 15 on his latest outing at Goodwood over 5f (good) in August last year. Having his first run for a new stable today, previously with A M Balding.

Just failed in the Epsom Dash off similar mark last season and likely has that on agenda again for new yard having been off since last August. Drawn 1 and others preferred here.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 20 2 8 10%
Flat (Turf) 18 2 7 11.1%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
D Distance 8 2 2 25%
G Similar Going 14 1 5 7.1%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 19 2 8 10.5%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 2 5 0 1 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 3 0 0 0%
Connections
J Jamie Gormley 0 0 0 -
T S Dixon 0 0 0 -
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
14 (6)
4936-85
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Orient Class 48

ch g Orientor - Killer Class (Kyllachy)

Distance: 39 runs, 7 wins, 9 places, 17.95%
D has previously won at this distance
D
Similar Going: 13 runs, 4 wins, 5 places, 30.77%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Current Handicap: 5 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
Hcp has previously placed at or above this handicap
Hcp
7 8-4
87

Won big-field handicap at Musselburgh last summer having been fourth in this off 2 lb lower. Good run at Newcastle last time but this is much tougher.

Winner of seven races at 5f on ground varying from good to firm to heavy. Finished 1 3/4l behind Dynamo Walt when fifth of 14 at 16-1 on his latest outing at Newcastle over 5f in March.

Won big-field handicap at Musselburgh last summer having been fourth in this off 2 lb lower. Good run at Newcastle last time but this is much tougher.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 41 7 9 17.1%
Flat (Turf) 31 7 7 22.6%
Conditions
Course and Distance 1 0 0 0%
Course 1 0 0 0%
D Distance 39 7 9 18%
G Similar Going 13 4 5 30.8%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 31 4 7 12.9%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 2 3 0 0 0%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 5 0 1 0%
Connections
J Aaron Jones 0 0 0 -
T P T Midgley 41 7 9 17.1%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
15 (14)
820242
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Poyle Vinnie 9

b g Piccolo - Poyle Dee Dee (Oasis Dream)

Course and Distance: 3 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
CD has previously placed at this course and distance

Course: 6 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
C has previously placed at this course

Distance: 30 runs, 5 wins, 7 places, 16.67%
D has previously won at this distance
CD
Similar Going: 27 runs, 3 wins, 6 places, 11.11%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Class: 30 runs, 2 wins, 4 places, 6.67%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 29 runs, 1 win, 5 places, 3.45%
Hcp has previously won at or above this handicap
Hcp
8 8-6 b1
86

Not won for a while but has run cracking races for new yard the last twice. Third off 16 lb higher mark in this last season and could go well with more severe headgear fitted now.

Winner of seven races from 5f to 6f on ground varying from good to firm to soft and on the all-weather. Beaten 1/2l by Acclaim The Nation when second of 14 at 15-2 on his latest outing at Thirsk over 5f (good to firm) earlier this month.

Not won for a while but has run cracking races for new yard the last twice. Third off 16 lb higher mark in this last season and could go well with more severe headgear fitted now.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 59 7 15 11.9%
Flat (Turf) 41 4 8 9.8%
Conditions
CD Course and Distance 3 0 1 0%
C Course 6 0 1 0%
D Distance 30 5 7 16.7%
G Similar Going 27 3 6 11.1%
Headgear
Today (B only) 0 0 0 -
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 2 30 2 4 6.7%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 29 1 5 3.5%
Connections
J J P Sullivan 2 0 1 0%
T Mrs R Carr 4 0 2 0%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
16 (10)
14311-1
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Sheepscar Lad (IRE) 20

b g Arcano - Piccadilly Filly (Exceed and Excel)

Distance: 15 runs, 4 wins, 4 places, 26.67%
D has previously won at this distance
D
Similar Going: 10 runs, 1 win, 2 places, 10%
G has previously won on similar going
G
4 8-6
86

Continued last season's progress when making a successful return in class 4 5f Doncaster handicap, just holding on. This is tougher but clearly worth a shot at a race like this.

He has won four times at 5f on ground varying from good to firm to soft. A winner at 12-1 at Doncaster over 5f (soft) on his latest outing last month, beating Lucky Beggar by a short head.

Continued last season's progress when making a successful return in class 4 5f Doncaster handicap, just holding on. This is tougher but clearly worth a shot at a race like this.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 21 4 6 19.1%
Flat (Turf) 19 4 4 21.1%
Conditions
Course and Distance 2 0 0 0%
Course 2 0 0 0%
D Distance 15 4 4 26.7%
G Similar Going 10 1 2 10%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 17 4 6 23.5%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 2 0 0 0 -
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J S De Sousa 3 1 2 33.3%
T N Tinkler 21 4 6 19.1%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
17 (7)
766-651
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Royal Brave (IRE) 13

b g Acclamation - Daqtora (Dr Devious)

Distance: 38 runs, 8 wins, 11 places, 21.05%
D has previously won at this distance
D
Similar Going: 37 runs, 8 wins, 13 places, 21.62%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Class: 2 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
Cl has previously placed in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 6 runs, 0 wins, 2 places, 0%
Hcp has previously placed at or above this handicap
Hcp
7 8-5
85

Continued good record at Musselburgh with another victory in 5f handicap there a fortnight ago, doing very well to get up in a messy race. Tougher opposition here but dangerous to discount.

Has won nine races from 5f to 6f on good to firm and good ground and on the all-weather. Won on his latest outing when 9-2fav at Musselburgh over 5f (good to firm) earlier this month, beating Harome by a neck.

Continued good record at Musselburgh with another victory in 5f handicap there a fortnight ago, doing very well to get up in a messy race. Tougher opposition here but dangerous to discount.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 54 9 16 16.7%
Flat (Turf) 44 8 14 18.2%
Conditions
Course and Distance 1 0 0 0%
Course 1 0 0 0%
D Distance 38 8 11 21.1%
G Similar Going 37 8 13 21.6%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 53 9 16 17%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 2 2 0 1 0%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 6 0 2 0%
Connections
J J F Egan 0 0 0 -
T Rebecca Bastiman 31 6 8 19.4%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
18 (12)
110800-
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Carlton Frankie 216

b f Equiano - Valiant Runner (Haafhd)

Course and Distance: 4 runs, 1 win, 0 places, 25%
CD has previously won at this course and distance

Course: 5 runs, 1 win, 0 places, 20%
C has previously won at this course

Distance: 7 runs, 3 wins, 0 places, 42.86%
D has previously won at this distance
CD
Similar Going: 7 runs, 3 wins, 0 places, 42.86%
G has previously won on similar going
G
4 8-4
84 WS

Won back-to-back 5f handicaps early last season and starts 2018 well handicapped on that form if returning in good heart after a wind operation.

She has won three times at 5f on good to firm and good ground. Beaten 9l behind East Street Revue at 25-1 when 13th of 20 on her latest outing over this course and distance (good) in October last year.

Won back-to-back 5f handicaps early last season and starts 2018 well handicapped on that form if returning in good heart after a wind operation.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 8 3 0 37.5%
Flat (Turf) 8 3 0 37.5%
Conditions
CD Course and Distance 4 1 0 25%
C Course 5 1 0 20%
D Distance 7 3 0 42.9%
G Similar Going 7 3 0 42.9%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 8 3 0 37.5%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 2 2 0 0 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 4 0 0 0%
Connections
J Nathan Evans 3 2 0 66.7%
T M W Easterby 8 3 0 37.5%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
19 (16)
881-154
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Rosina 14

b m Showcasing - Mondovi (Kyllachy)

Course and Distance: 4 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 25%
CD has previously won at this course and distance

Course: 5 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 20%
C has previously won at this course

Distance: 21 runs, 6 wins, 3 places, 28.57%
D has previously won at this distance
CD
Similar Going: 15 runs, 4 wins, 2 places, 26.67%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Cheek Pieces: 8 runs, 3 wins, 0 places, 37.5%
HG has previously won wearing cheek pieces
HG
5 8-4 p
84

C&D winner who took a couple of 5f AW handicaps at the turn of the year and should have come on for recent Chelmsford run after 4 months off. This looks too tough, though.

Winner of six races at 5f on good to firm and good ground and on the all-weather. Finished 2 1/4l behind Gold Filigree when fourth of 5 at 20-1 on her latest outing at Chelmsford City over 6f earlier this month.

C&D winner who took a couple of 5f AW handicaps at the turn of the year and should have come on for recent Chelmsford run after 4 months off. This looks too tough, though.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 24 6 3 25%
Flat (Turf) 17 4 2 23.5%
Conditions
CD Course and Distance 4 1 1 25%
C Course 5 1 1 20%
D Distance 21 6 3 28.6%
G Similar Going 15 4 2 26.7%
Headgear
HG Today (P only) 8 3 0 37.5%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 2 0 0 0 -
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 2 0 0 0%
Connections
J F Norton 1 1 0 100%
T Mrs A Duffield 24 6 3 25%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record

Major Jumbo signed off last season with a 6f victory here in September and struck over this trip on his return to action at Newmarket. He's expected to go well on the front end under Nicola Currie, though there is plenty of other speed in the line-up and this could be set up nicely to suit EDWARD LEWIS, who is entitled to come on for his comeback spin at Pontefract latest. El Astronaute ran well from a wide draw at Chester last time and the progressive Sheepscar Lad cannot be left out of calculations either.

2

14:55 York (Class 1) (4YO plus)

Betfred Middleton Stakes (Fillies' Group 2)

1m 2f 56y

Winner £70,888 - 7 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Timeform says (star rating)
1 (6)
11/6231-
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Chain Of Daisies 216

b m Rail Link - Puya (Kris)

Course and Distance: 1 run, 1 win, 0 places, 100%
CD has a 50% or better record at this course and distance

Course: 1 run, 1 win, 0 places, 100%
C has a 50% or better record at this course

Distance: 13 runs, 7 wins, 1 place, 53.85%
D has a 50% or better record at this distance
CD
Similar Going: 12 runs, 6 wins, 1 place, 50%
G has a 50% or better record on similar going
G
Class: 10 runs, 4 wins, 1 place, 40%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
6 9-0
107

Ended last season on a high when decisively landing listed race at Newmarket (10f) and will be a player if ready to roll on return.

Winner of seven races at 1m 2f on ground varying from good to firm to good to soft. A winner at 7-2 at Newmarket over 1m 2f (good) on her latest outing in October last year, beating Permission by 2 1/4l.

Ended last season on a high when decisively landing listed race at Newmarket (10f) and will be a player if ready to roll on return.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 17 7 2 41.2%
Flat (Turf) 14 7 1 50%
Conditions
CD Course and Distance 1 1 0 100%
C Course 1 1 0 100%
D Distance 13 7 1 53.9%
G Similar Going 12 6 1 50%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 17 7 2 41.2%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 1 10 4 1 40%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J Harry Bentley 1 1 0 100%
T H Candy 17 7 2 41.2%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
2 (1)
514253-
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Coronet 208

gre f Dubawi - Approach (Darshaan)

Course: 1 run, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
C has previously placed at this course
C
Distance: 2 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 50%
D has a 50% or better record at this distance
D
Similar Going: 4 runs, 2 wins, 0 places, 50%
G has a 50% or better record on similar going
G
Class: 7 runs, 2 wins, 2 places, 28.57%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
4 9-0
113

Finished strongly when landing the Ribblesdale at Royal Ascot last June and fine efforts in Group 1 company thereafter. Drop back in trip a slight worry on return but sets the standard on form.

She has won three times from 1m to 1m 4f on ground varying from good to firm to good to soft. Third of 10 behind Hydrangea beaten 4l at 11-2 on her latest outing in the Group 1 Qipco British Champions Fillies Hydrangea Mares Stakes at Ascot over 1m 4f (soft) in October last year.

Finished strongly when landing the Ribblesdale at Royal Ascot last June and fine efforts in Group 1 company thereafter. Drop back in trip a slight worry on return but sets the standard on form.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 9 3 3 33.3%
Flat (Turf) 9 3 3 33.3%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
C Course 1 0 1 0%
D Distance 2 1 1 50%
G Similar Going 4 2 0 50%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 9 3 3 33.3%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 1 7 2 2 28.6%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J L Dettori 4 2 1 50%
T J H M Gosden 9 3 3 33.3%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
3 (4)
41/1448-
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Horseplay 208

b f Cape Cross - Mischief Making (Lemon Drop Kid)

Distance: 1 run, 1 win, 0 places, 100%
D has a 50% or better record at this distance
D
Similar Going: 4 runs, 1 win, 0 places, 25%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Class: 3 runs, 1 win, 0 places, 33.33%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
4 9-0
100

Winner of listed race on return last season and ran creditably next 2 starts. However, disappointed when last seen in October and improvement needed if she's to make an impact here.

Successful at 1m and 1m 2f on good to firm and soft ground. Beaten 18l behind Hydrangea at 20-1 when eighth of 10 on her latest outing in the Group 1 Qipco British Champions Fillies Hydrangea Mares Stakes at Ascot over 1m 4f (soft) in October last year.

Winner of listed race on return last season and ran creditably next 2 starts. However, disappointed when last seen in October and improvement needed if she's to make an impact here.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 6 2 0 33.3%
Flat (Turf) 6 2 0 33.3%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
D Distance 1 1 0 100%
G Similar Going 4 1 0 25%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 6 2 0 33.3%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 1 3 1 0 33.3%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J Oisin Murphy 3 1 0 33.3%
T A M Balding 6 2 0 33.3%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
4 (5)
44991-3
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Indian Blessing 11

ch f Sepoy - Alpen Glen (Halling)

Similar Going: 5 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
G has previously placed on similar going
G
Class: 4 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
Cl has previously placed in this class
Cl
4 9-0
102

Generally acquitted herself well last season, ending the campaign with victory in a listed event at Deauville. Solid third at Newmarket on return last week but looks up against it in this company.

Successful at 7f and 1m 1f on the all-weather. Third of 8 behind Wuheida beaten 8l at 20-1 on her latest outing in the Group 2 Charm Spirit Dahlia Stakes at Newmarket over 1m 1f (good to firm) earlier this month.

Generally acquitted herself well last season, ending the campaign with victory in a listed event at Deauville. Solid third at Newmarket on return last week but looks up against it in this company.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 10 2 2 20%
Flat (Turf) 6 0 1 0%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
Distance 4 0 0 0%
G Similar Going 5 0 1 0%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 10 2 2 20%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 1 4 0 1 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J P Cosgrave 1 0 1 0%
T Ed Walker 10 2 2 20%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
5 (3)
511276-
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Mori 230

b f Frankel - Midday (Oasis Dream)

Distance: 3 runs, 2 wins, 0 places, 66.67%
D has a 50% or better record at this distance
D
Similar Going: 4 runs, 2 wins, 1 place, 50%
G has a 50% or better record on similar going
G
Class: 4 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 25%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
4 9-0
106 WS

Won Ascot maiden and Goodwood listed race before fine second to Coronet in Ribblesdale Stakes last term. Below par final 2 starts but very much a player on her return here. Has had wind operation.

Successful twice at 1m 2f on good to firm and good ground. Finished 6l behind Apphia when sixth of 9 at 9-2 on her latest outing in the Group 3 Princess Royal Nayef Stakes at Newmarket over 1m 4f (good to soft) in September last year.

Won Ascot maiden and Goodwood listed race before fine second to Coronet in Ribblesdale Stakes last term. Below par final 2 starts but very much a player on her return here. Has had wind operation.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 6 2 1 33.3%
Flat (Turf) 6 2 1 33.3%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 1 0 0 0%
D Distance 3 2 0 66.7%
G Similar Going 4 2 1 50%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 6 2 1 33.3%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 1 4 1 1 25%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J R L Moore 5 2 0 40%
T Sir Michael Stoute 6 2 1 33.3%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
6 (2)
47467-7
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Smart Call (SAF) 40

b m Ideal World - Good Judgement (Horse Chestnut)

Distance: 6 runs, 2 wins, 0 places, 33.33%
D has previously won at this distance
D
Similar Going: 19 runs, 7 wins, 6 places, 36.84%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Was beaten favourite last time out
BF
7 9-0
108

Never got her head in front last term but posted several fine efforts in defeat. Should be straighter for return over an inadequate trip at Kempton last month and has to enter calculations.

Winner of seven races from 7f to 1m 2f on good ground, but last win was over two years ago. Beaten 4l behind Hunaina at 7-2co-fav when seventh of 10 on her latest outing at Kempton over 1m last month.

Never got her head in front last term but posted several fine efforts in defeat. Should be straighter for return over an inadequate trip at Kempton last month and has to enter calculations.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 23 7 6 30.4%
Flat (Turf) 22 7 6 31.8%
Conditions
Course and Distance 1 0 0 0%
Course 1 0 0 0%
D Distance 6 2 0 33.3%
G Similar Going 19 7 6 36.8%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 23 7 6 30.4%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 1 6 0 0 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J Jim Crowley 4 0 0 0%
T Sir Michael Stoute 6 0 0 0%
BF Was beaten favourite last time out
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
7 (7)
13634-6
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Turret Rocks (IRE) 10

b f Fastnet Rock - Beyond Compare (Galileo)

Distance: 3 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 33.33%
D has previously won at this distance
D
Similar Going: 12 runs, 3 wins, 3 places, 25%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Class: 15 runs, 2 wins, 3 places, 13.33%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
5 9-0
106

Smart mare who landed Group 3 at the Curragh this time last year. Largely acquitted herself well in defeat since but others more persuasive.

She has won three times from 1m to 1m 2f on good ground. Finished 4 1/2l behind Cliffs Of Moher when sixth of 7 at 11-1 on her latest outing in the Group 2 Coolmore Camelot Irish EBF Mooresbridge Stakes at Naas over 1m 2f (good - yielding) earlier this month.

Smart mare who landed Group 3 at the Curragh this time last year. Largely acquitted herself well in defeat since but others more persuasive.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 16 3 3 18.8%
Flat (Turf) 16 3 3 18.8%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 1 0 0 0%
D Distance 3 1 1 33.3%
G Similar Going 12 3 3 25%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 11 2 2 18.2%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 1 15 2 3 13.3%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J K J Manning 15 3 2 20%
T J S Bolger 16 3 3 18.8%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record

Coronet very much sets the standard having run well in multiple Group 1 races last season, but over a trip short of her optimum, and on ground probably faster than ideal, it might be worth taking her on with CHAIN OF DAISIES. Henry Candy's mare is currently one from one at the track, she will love forecast rattling quick conditions and signed off last season with an impressive all-the-way Listed win at Newmarket. Turret Rocks is likely to step forward from her comeback effort at Naas.

3

15:30 York (Class 1) (3YO only)

Betfred Dante Stakes (Group 2)

1m 2f 56y

Winner £93,572 - 9 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Timeform says (star rating)
1 (8)
61-11
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Crossed Baton 22

b c Dansili - Sacred Shield (Beat Hollow)

Distance: 2 runs, 2 wins, 0 places, 100%
D has a 50% or better record at this distance
D
Similar Going: 2 runs, 2 wins, 0 places, 100%
G has a 50% or better record on similar going
G
Class: 1 run, 1 win, 0 places, 100%
Cl has a 50% or better record in this class
Cl
3 9-0
103

Progressed with each start thus far, latest when winning 8-runner listed race at Epsom (10.1f, good) 22 days ago. This is tougher but dangerous to rule out.

He has won three times from 1m to 1m 2f on good ground and on the all-weather. A winner at 11-4 at Epsom over 1m 2f (good) on his latest outing last month, beating My Lord And Master by a head. Has also won at Kempton this season.

Progressed with each start thus far, latest when winning 8-runner listed race at Epsom (10.1f, good) 22 days ago. This is tougher but dangerous to rule out.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 4 3 0 75%
Flat (Turf) 3 2 0 66.7%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
D Distance 2 2 0 100%
G Similar Going 2 2 0 100%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 4 3 0 75%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 1 1 1 0 100%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J L Dettori 1 1 0 100%
T J H M Gosden 4 3 0 75%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
2 (1)
21-4
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James Cook (IRE) 22

b c Galileo - Red Evie (Intikhab)

Tongue Strap: 3 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 33.33%
HG has previously won wearing a tongue strap
HG
3 9-0 t
95

Shaped better than distance beaten when 3¼ lengths fourth to Crossed Baton in listed race at Epsom last month. Boasts a tremendous pedigree and likely we haven't seen the best of him yet.

A winner at 1m on soft ground. Finished 3 1/2l behind Crossed Baton when fourth of 8 at 7-2 on his latest outing at Epsom over 1m 2f (good) last month.

Shaped better than distance beaten when 3¼ lengths fourth to Crossed Baton in listed race at Epsom last month. Boasts a tremendous pedigree and likely we haven't seen the best of him yet.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 3 1 1 33.3%
Flat (Turf) 3 1 1 33.3%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
Distance 1 0 0 0%
Similar Going 1 0 0 0%
Headgear
HG Today (T only) 3 1 1 33.3%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 1 1 0 0 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J R L Moore 2 0 1 0%
T A P O'Brien 3 1 1 33.3%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
3 (2)
32519-1
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Merlin Magic 20

b c Camelot - Seattle Ribbon (Seattle Dancer)

Similar Going: 2 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
G has previously placed on similar going
G
3 9-0
97

Useful colt who posted improved form with decisive victory in 8-runner handicap at Sandown (8f, soft) 20 days ago. Should appreciate this longer trip but in much deeper here.

Successful twice at 1m on good to soft ground. A winner at 4-1 at Sandown over 1m (good to soft) on his latest outing last month, beating Vintager by 3l.

Useful colt who posted improved form with decisive victory in 8-runner handicap at Sandown (8f, soft) 20 days ago. Should appreciate this longer trip but in much deeper here.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 6 2 1 33.3%
Flat (Turf) 6 2 1 33.3%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
Distance 0 0 0 -
G Similar Going 2 0 1 0%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 6 2 1 33.3%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 1 1 0 0 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J S De Sousa 5 2 1 40%
T D R C Elsworth 6 2 1 33.3%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
4 (9)
11313-1
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Mildenberger 30

b c Teofilo - Belle Josephine (Dubawi)

Similar Going: 3 runs, 2 wins, 1 place, 66.67%
G has a 50% or better record on similar going
G
Class: 4 runs, 2 wins, 1 place, 50%
Cl has a 50% or better record in this class
Cl
3 9-0
107

Useful as a juvenile (3-time winner) and upped his game further when winning 8-runner listed race at Newmarket (9f, good to soft) last month. Looks ready for this longer trip and is a big player.

He has won four times from 7f to 1m 1f on ground varying from good to firm to good to soft. A winner at 11-4 at Newmarket over 1m 1f (good to soft) on his latest outing last month, beating Fortune's Pearl by 1/2l.

Useful as a juvenile (3-time winner) and upped his game further when winning 8-runner listed race at Newmarket (9f, good to soft) last month. Looks ready for this longer trip and is a big player.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 6 4 1 66.7%
Flat (Turf) 6 4 1 66.7%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
Distance 0 0 0 -
G Similar Going 3 2 1 66.7%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 6 4 1 66.7%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 1 4 2 1 50%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J James Doyle 3 1 1 33.3%
T M Johnston 6 4 1 66.7%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
5 (5)
11
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Nordic Lights 28

ch c Intello - Marika (Marju)

Distance: 2 runs, 2 wins, 0 places, 100%
D has a 50% or better record at this distance
D
Similar Going: 1 run, 1 win, 0 places, 100%
G has a 50% or better record on similar going
G
3 9-0
100

Won both his starts to date, taking his form up a notch or 2 when landing minor event at Newmarket (10f, good) 28 days ago. Well worth a crack at this grade and further progress is on the cards.

Successful twice at 1m 2f on good ground and on the all-weather. A winner at 5-2 at Newmarket over 1m 2f (good) on his latest outing last month, beating Raa Atoll by 2l. Has also won at Lingfield this season.

Won both his starts to date, taking his form up a notch or 2 when landing minor event at Newmarket (10f, good) 28 days ago. Well worth a crack at this grade and further progress is on the cards.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 2 2 0 100%
Flat (Turf) 1 1 0 100%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
D Distance 2 2 0 100%
G Similar Going 1 1 0 100%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 1 1 0 100%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 1 0 0 0 -
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J W Buick 1 1 0 100%
T C Appleby 2 2 0 100%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
6 (4)
1112-35
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Roaring Lion (USA) 12

gr c Kitten's Joy - Vionnet (Street Sense)

Similar Going: 3 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
G has previously placed on similar going
G
Class: 4 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 25%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
3 9-0
116

Went from strength to strength at 2 yrs, winning the Royal Lodge prior to going close in the Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster. Back on track when fifth in 2000 Guineas last time and must be respected.

He has won three times at 1m on good to soft ground and on the all-weather. Finished 2 1/2l behind Saxon Warrior when fifth of 14 at 14-1 on his latest outing in the Group 1 Qipco 2000 Guineas Stakes at Newmarket over 1m (good) earlier this month.

Went from strength to strength at 2 yrs, winning the Royal Lodge prior to going close in the Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster. Back on track when fifth in 2000 Guineas last time and must be respected.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 6 3 1 50%
Flat (Turf) 5 2 1 40%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
Distance 0 0 0 -
G Similar Going 3 0 1 0%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 6 3 1 50%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 1 4 1 1 25%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J Oisin Murphy 5 2 1 40%
T J H M Gosden 6 3 1 50%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
7 (7)
11-
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Wells Farhh Go (IRE) 267

b c Farhh - Mowazana (Galileo)

Course: 2 runs, 2 wins, 0 places, 100%
C has a 50% or better record at this course
C
Class: 1 run, 1 win, 0 places, 100%
Cl has a 50% or better record in this class
Cl
3 9-0
108

Built on debut success when taking 11-runner Acomb Stakes at this course (7f, good to soft) in August. May well do better this season, particularly now stepped up in trip, and merits consideration.

Successful twice at 7f on good to soft ground. A winner at 10-1 here over 7f (good to soft) on his latest outing in August last year, beating James Garfield by a nose.

Built on debut success when taking 11-runner Acomb Stakes at this course (7f, good to soft) in August. May well do better this season, particularly now stepped up in trip, and merits consideration.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 2 2 0 100%
Flat (Turf) 2 2 0 100%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
C Course 2 2 0 100%
Distance 0 0 0 -
Similar Going 0 0 0 -
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 2 2 0 100%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 1 1 1 0 100%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J D Allan 2 2 0 100%
T T D Easterby 2 2 0 100%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
8 (6)
121-2
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White Mocha (USA) 28

che c Lope De Vega - Lastroseofsummer (Haafhd)

Similar Going: 2 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 50%
G has a 50% or better record on similar going
G
This horse has had no previous runs wearing only a tongue strap

Tongue Strap: 1 run, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
HG has previously placed wearing a tongue strap
HG
Class: 1 run, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
Cl has previously placed in this class
Cl
3 9-0 t
99

Had a productive 2-y-o campaign, winning 2 of his 3 starts, and posted useful second, albeit no match for the winner, in Craven Stakes on return last month. Should do better yet but others preferred.

Successful twice at 1m on good and good to soft ground. Beaten 9l by Masar when second of 6 at 16-1 on his latest outing in the Group 3 bet365 Craven Stakes at Newmarket over 1m (good) last month.

Had a productive 2-y-o campaign, winning 2 of his 3 starts, and posted useful second, albeit no match for the winner, in Craven Stakes on return last month. Should do better yet but others preferred.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 4 2 2 50%
Flat (Turf) 4 2 2 50%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
Distance 0 0 0 -
G Similar Going 2 1 1 50%
Headgear
Today (T only) 0 0 0 -
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 1 1 0 1 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J Jim Crowley 0 0 0 -
T Hugo Palmer 4 2 2 50%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
9 (3)
018-6
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Zabriskie (IRE) 22

b c Frankel - Moonlight's Box (Nureyev)

3 9-0
93 WS2

Tipperary maiden winner on second run last season but failed to beat a rival home in Newmarket Group 3 next time. Well held behind Crossed Baton on Epsom return and makes limited appeal.

A winner at 7f on soft - heavy ground. Finished 5l behind Crossed Baton when sixth of 8 at 16-1 on his latest outing at Epsom over 1m 2f (good) last month.

Tipperary maiden winner on second run last season but failed to beat a rival home in Newmarket Group 3 next time. Well held behind Crossed Baton on Epsom return and makes limited appeal.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 4 1 0 25%
Flat (Turf) 4 1 0 25%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
Distance 1 0 0 0%
Similar Going 2 0 0 0%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 4 1 0 25%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 1 2 0 0 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J J A Heffernan 2 0 0 0%
T A P O'Brien 4 1 0 25%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record

Roaring Lion improved on his return in the Craven when fifth in the 2000 Guineas behind Saxon Warrior and he should stay the distance on pedigree. That said, the majority of his rivals are unexposed and open to significant improvement which include Crossed Baton, Mildenberger and WELLS FARHH GO. Tim Easterby's colt landed the Acomb Stakes here over 7f last August and is guaranteed to relish the step up in trip.

4

16:05 York (Class 2) (4YO plus)

Betfred Tv Hambleton Handicap

7f 192y

Winner £31,125 - 10 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Timeform says (star rating)
1 (8)
2403D-4
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Larchmont Lad (IRE) 34

b c Footstepsinthesand - Fotini (King's Best)

Distance: 4 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
D has previously placed at this distance
D
Similar Going: 6 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 16.67%
G has previously won on similar going
G
4 9-10
106

Smart colt at his best and whilst winless since 2-y-o days he went close in listed events over 1m twice last term. Harshly demoted final start, and fourth in Group 3 on return was a fair effort.

Successful twice at 7f on good to firm and good to soft ground. Finished 4l behind Psychedelic Funk when fourth of 6 at 10-3 on his latest outing in the Group 3 Gladness Stakes at Naas over 7f (soft - heavy) last month.

Smart colt at his best and whilst winless since 2-y-o days he went close in listed events over 1m twice last term. Harshly demoted final start, and fourth in Group 3 on return was a fair effort.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 11 3 2 27.3%
Flat (Turf) 11 3 2 27.3%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
D Distance 4 0 1 0%
G Similar Going 6 1 1 16.7%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 11 3 2 27.3%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 2 0 0 0 -
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J D Tudhope 2 0 1 0%
T D O'Meara 3 1 1 33.3%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
2 (7)
23750-4
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Custom Cut (IRE) 19

b g Notnowcato - Polished Gem (Danehill)

Course: 5 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 20%
C has previously won at this course
C
Distance: 38 runs, 7 wins, 9 places, 18.42%
D has previously won at this distance
D
Similar Going: 29 runs, 6 wins, 6 places, 20.69%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Cheek Pieces: 5 runs, 1 win, 0 places, 20%
HG has previously won wearing cheek pieces
HG
Current Handicap: 5 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
Hcp has previously placed at or above this handicap
Hcp
9 9-6 p
102

Proved he can still hit a smart level on occasions during 2017, winning a small field Group 3 at Leopardstown (1m). Feasible to think Haydock return was needed but he's likely vulnerable to improvers

Has won 13 races from 7f to 1m 1f on ground varying from good to firm to heavy. Finished 8l behind Gulf Of Poets when fourth of 6 at 20-1 on his latest outing at Haydock over 1m (soft) last month.

Proved he can still hit a smart level on occasions during 2017, winning a small field Group 3 at Leopardstown (1m). Feasible to think Haydock return was needed but he's likely vulnerable to improvers

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 67 13 13 19.4%
Flat (Turf) 65 13 12 20%
Conditions
Course and Distance 2 0 0 0%
C Course 5 1 1 20%
D Distance 38 7 9 18.4%
G Similar Going 29 6 6 20.7%
Headgear
HG Today (P only) 5 1 0 20%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 2 2 0 0 0%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 5 0 1 0%
Connections
J D Nolan 6 1 0 16.7%
T D O'Meara 41 8 8 19.5%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
3 (3)
21/13-9
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Cape Byron 126

ch c Shamardal - Reem Three (Mark of Esteem)

Distance: 1 run, 1 win, 0 places, 100%
D has a 50% or better record at this distance
D
Similar Going: 1 run, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
G has previously placed on similar going
G
4 9-4
100 WS

Low-mileage 4-y-o who improved markedly when making a winning return at Ascot (1m) last term. Far from disgraced in Meydan Group 3 in January and likely more to come after a wind operation.

Successful at 7f and 1m on good to soft and soft ground. Beaten 8l behind Benbatl at 5-1 when 9th of 15 on his latest outing in the Group 3 Singspiel Stakes Group 3 - Turf at Meydan over 1m 1f in January.

Low-mileage 4-y-o who improved markedly when making a winning return at Ascot (1m) last term. Far from disgraced in Meydan Group 3 in January and likely more to come after a wind operation.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 5 2 1 40%
Flat (Turf) 5 2 1 40%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
D Distance 1 1 0 100%
G Similar Going 1 0 1 0%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 5 2 1 40%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 2 0 0 0 -
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J Andrea Atzeni 5 2 1 40%
T R Varian 5 2 1 40%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
4 (9)
06-6210
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Love Dreams (IRE) 12

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

Similar Going: 5 runs, 1 win, 0 places, 20%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Blinkers: 2 runs, 1 win, 0 places, 50%
HG has a 50% or better record wearing blinkers
HG
Class: 7 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 14.29%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
Was beaten favourite last time out
BF
4 9-4 b
100

Confirmed promise of his Newmarket second when landing an 8-runner AW handicap last month (blinkered), albeit with nothing to spare. Ridden too aggressively at Goodwood (7f) since.

He has won four times from 6f to 7f on ground varying from good to firm to soft and on the all-weather. Well beaten at 9-2jt-fav behind Taurean Star when 13th of 14 on his latest outing at Goodwood over 7f (good to soft) earlier this month.

Confirmed promise of his Newmarket second when landing an 8-runner AW handicap last month (blinkered), albeit with nothing to spare. Ridden too aggressively at Goodwood (7f) since.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 12 4 1 33.3%
Flat (Turf) 10 3 1 30%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 1 0 0 0%
Distance 1 0 0 0%
G Similar Going 5 1 0 20%
Headgear
HG Today (B only) 2 1 0 50%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 2 7 1 1 14.3%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 3 0 0 0%
Connections
J P J McDonald 6 2 1 33.3%
T M Johnston 12 4 1 33.3%
BF Was beaten favourite last time out
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
5 (11)
2122-01
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Original Choice (IRE) 12

ch g Dragon Pulse - Belle Watling (Street Cry)

Distance: 6 runs, 2 wins, 3 places, 33.33%
D has previously won at this distance
D
Similar Going: 3 runs, 1 win, 0 places, 33.33%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Class: 5 runs, 2 wins, 1 place, 40%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
4 9-1
97

Steadily progressive sort who produced a career best at Wetherby (1m) recently, quickening to lead entering final 1f. Versatile as regards trip/tactics and he merits respect once more.

He has won four times from 7f to 1m on good and good to soft ground and on the all-weather. A winner at 6-1 at Wetherby over 1m (good to soft) on his latest outing earlier this month, beating Hayadh by a neck.

Steadily progressive sort who produced a career best at Wetherby (1m) recently, quickening to lead entering final 1f. Versatile as regards trip/tactics and he merits respect once more.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 11 4 3 36.4%
Flat (Turf) 10 3 3 30%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
D Distance 6 2 3 33.3%
G Similar Going 3 1 0 33.3%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 11 4 3 36.4%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 2 5 2 1 40%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J James Doyle 1 0 0 0%
T W J Haggas 11 4 3 36.4%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
6 (6)
17442-0
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Afaak 26

b c Oasis Dream - Ghanaati (Giant's Causeway)

Distance: 6 runs, 2 wins, 0 places, 33.33%
D has previously won at this distance
D
Similar Going: 4 runs, 1 win, 0 places, 25%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Class: 5 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
Cl has previously placed in this class
Cl
4 9-1
97

Twice a winner at 1m last spring prior to some sound efforts in defeat in strong handicaps, latterly when second behind Addeybb. Newbury return was distinctly lacklustre but too soon to write him off.

Successful twice at 1m on good to firm and soft ground. Beaten 16l behind Taqdeer at 6-1 when 12th of 22 on his latest outing at Newbury over 1m (good to soft) last month.

Twice a winner at 1m last spring prior to some sound efforts in defeat in strong handicaps, latterly when second behind Addeybb. Newbury return was distinctly lacklustre but too soon to write him off.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 8 2 1 25%
Flat (Turf) 8 2 1 25%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
D Distance 6 2 0 33.3%
G Similar Going 4 1 0 25%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 8 2 1 25%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 2 5 0 1 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 1 0 0 0%
Connections
J Jim Crowley 4 0 1 0%
T C Hills 8 2 1 25%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
7 (5)
460292
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Mythical Madness 14

b g Dubawi - Miss Delila (Malibu Moon)

Distance: 9 runs, 1 win, 2 places, 11.11%
D has previously won at this distance
D
Similar Going: 12 runs, 3 wins, 3 places, 25%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Cheek Pieces: 18 runs, 4 wins, 5 places, 22.22%
HG has previously won wearing cheek pieces
HG
Class: 19 runs, 1 win, 2 places, 5.26%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 8 runs, 1 win, 1 place, 12.5%
Hcp has previously won at or above this handicap
Hcp
7 8-12 p
94

Successful twice during a busy 2017, latterly from a 2 lb higher mark at Haydock (1m) in June. Gone close 2 of last 3 starts on AW this spring but suspicion he will prove vulnerable to a couple here.

Winner of six races from 1m to 1m 2f on good to firm and good ground and on the all-weather. Beaten a nose by Seniority when second of 6 at 12-1 on his latest outing at Chelmsford City over 1m earlier this month.

Successful twice during a busy 2017, latterly from a 2 lb higher mark at Haydock (1m) in June. Gone close 2 of last 3 starts on AW this spring but suspicion he will prove vulnerable to a couple here.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 38 6 8 15.8%
Flat (Turf) 16 3 3 18.8%
Conditions
Course and Distance 1 0 0 0%
Course 2 0 0 0%
D Distance 9 1 2 11.1%
G Similar Going 12 3 3 25%
Headgear
HG Today (P only) 18 4 5 22.2%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 2 19 1 2 5.3%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 8 1 1 12.5%
Connections
J P Makin 4 1 1 25%
T D O'Meara 26 3 5 11.5%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
8 (10)
763063
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