January 20 / 13.20 Southwell (AW)

13.20 Southwell (AW)

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  • Prize money: £3402.1
  • 1m 6f 21y
  • Class 6
  • 12 runners
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Runners: 12 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Mostly cloudy

15/2 (Won)

  • Win: £4.50
  • Place: £1.90

Form: 4575-4

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict
Without a win since October 2021 but is very well handicapped on his old form and he's run well in both starts (1m3f/1m4f) this winter; goes into unknown territory at this trip but he was strong at the finish last time and has possibilities.
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1st

11

(5)

24th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 3f 23y

Class 6

19:30 Southwell (AW)

Liberated Lad

9st 5lb

J: Alec Voikhansky

T: Ian Williams

dwelt start, towards rear

4/1

6th

3

(2)

22nd Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 4f 98y

Class 6

14:15 Newcastle (AW)

Liberated Lad

9st 12lb

J: Ben Sanderson

T: Ian Williams

Ended a long losing run when powering clear in the final furlong at Southwell on Friday (1m6f), coming home over 6l to the good; well treated under a 5lb penalty and he's a major player once again.

6/4

1st

12

(12)

20th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 6f 21y

Class 6

13:20 Southwell (AW)

Liberated Lad

9st 0lb

J: Ben Sanderson

T: Ian Williams

Without a win since October 2021 but is very well handicapped on his old form and he's run well in both starts (1m3f/1m4f) this winter; goes into unknown territory at this trip but he was strong at the finish last time and has possibilities.

15/2

7/1

  • Place: £3.10

Form: 0622-4

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Dual-purpose performer who was runner-up twice on Tapeta (1m4f) last month but he faded into a well-held fourth at Newcastle last time; on career-low mark now but losing run is up to 15 and he has stamina to prove at this new trip; others preferred.
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2nd

1

(7)

31st Jan 2023

Standard

1m 4f 14y

Class 6

20:30 Southwell (AW)

Isle Of Wolves

9st 11lb

J: Kevin Stott

T: Harriet Bethell

prominent

7/2

2nd

1

(2)

20th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 6f 21y

Class 6

13:20 Southwell (AW)

Isle Of Wolves

9st 11lb

J: Kevin Stott

T: Harriet Bethell

Dual-purpose performer who was runner-up twice on Tapeta (1m4f) last month but he faded into a well-held fourth at Newcastle last time; on career-low mark now but losing run is up to 15 and he has stamina to prove at this new trip; others preferred.

7/1

4th

5

(8)

2nd Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 4f 98y

Class 5

14:38 Newcastle (AW)

Isle Of Wolves

9st 1lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Harriet Bethell

disputed lead, led over 3f out, ridden and headed over 2f out, weakened gradually inside final furlong

7/1

14/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: /7404-

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Inconsistent seven-race maiden; got back near his best when a fair fourth at Lingfield (1m4f, Polytrack) last month but that was after anther slow start and not sure this step up to 1m6f will suit; some risks attached.
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3rd

6

(8)

20th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 6f 21y

Class 6

13:20 Southwell (AW)

Ship To Shore

9st 8lb

J: Frederick Larson

T: Patrick Chamings

Inconsistent seven-race maiden; got back near his best when a fair fourth at Lingfield (1m4f, Polytrack) last month but that was after anther slow start and not sure this step up to 1m6f will suit; some risks attached.

14/1

4th

3

(9)

31st Dec 2022

Standard

1m 4f 0y

Class 6

13:30 Lingfield (AW)

Ship To Shore

9st 12lb

J: Frederick Larson

T: Patrick Chamings

Much better signs when fourth of 14 at Southwell (1m4f, Tapeta) in October but never in it after a slow start at Kempton last month.

16/1

Form: 5/08-6 D

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Won over 1m6f at Wetherby for David O'Meara in the spring of his 3yo campaign; poor form over hurdles for Neil Mulholland in 2022 and he hasn't fared much better back on the Flat for this new stable; on reduced mark on this drop back in trip but he's now 1-19 and others are more convincing.
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4th

3

(4)

20th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 6f 21y

Class 6

13:20 Southwell (AW)

Norman Kindu

9st 9lb

J: Alistair Rawlinson

T: Rebecca Menzies

Won over 1m6f at Wetherby for David O'Meara in the spring of his 3yo campaign; poor form over hurdles for Neil Mulholland in 2022 and he hasn't fared much better back on the Flat for this new stable; on reduced mark on this drop back in trip but he's now 1-19 and others are more convincing.

20/1

6th

1

(5)

10th Jan 2023

Standard

2m 0f 102y

Class 6

20:00 Southwell (AW)

Norman Kindu

9st 9lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Rebecca Menzies

Won a 1m6f handicap for David O'Meara in the spring of his 3yo campaign; poor form over hurdles for Neil Mulholland in 2022 and he hasn't fared much better back on the Flat for this new stable; down in grade with a visor now tried but there are risks attached.

20/1

8th

3

(2)

15th Dec 2022

Standard

2m 0f 102y

Class 6

15:33 Southwell (AW)

Norman Kindu

10st 0lb

J: Kevin Stott

T: Rebecca Menzies

Largely below par over hurdles this season for Neil Mulholland and he showed little on his yard debut back in this sphere at Newcastle (1m4f) 34 days ago; the fitting of cheekpieces need to spark a big resurgence.

20/1

5/1

Form: 2174-4 C BF

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Just one win from 26 starts but that came here (2m) in October and he was a respectable fourth at Kempton two weeks ago; only 2lb higher than for his win and he should be in the mix again on this drop back in trip.
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1st

5

(5)

2nd Feb 2023

Standard

2m 0f 102y

Class 6

17:05 Southwell (AW)

Easy Equation

9st 5lb

J: Aidan Keeley

T: J S Moore

Only success in 27 runs came over C&D in October off just 1lb lower; not at his best over 1m6f here the last time but needs considering.

5/1

5th

11

(1)

20th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 6f 21y

Class 6

13:20 Southwell (AW)

Easy Equation

9st 1lb

J: Luke Morris

T: J S Moore

Just one win from 26 starts but that came here (2m) in October and he was a respectable fourth at Kempton two weeks ago; only 2lb higher than for his win and he should be in the mix again on this drop back in trip.

5/1

4th

2

(5)

6th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 7f 218y

Class 6

15:45 Kempton (AW)

Easy Equation

9st 7lb

J: Taylor Fisher

T: J S Moore

towards rear

5/2

13/2

Form: 478-83

Last run: 8 days

W: 9st 7lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict
11yo who has gained both his wins over 1m4f on Tapeta; struggled in first two runs for this yard but he turned things around with a close third at Newcastle (first-time cheekpieces) last week; now steps back up in trip but he has form over 1m6f and is an interesting contender off 4lb lower than last time.
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5th

6

(3)

3rd Feb 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 4f 98y

Class 5

16:30 Newcastle (AW)

Bobba Tee

9st 1lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Alan Brown

Dual Tapeta winner who turned things around with a close third over C&D (first-time cheekpieces) last month but he failed to back that up at Southwell two weeks ago; has something to prove again after that 12l defeat and he's well into the veteran stage; blinkers are now tried.

8/1

6th

8

(5)

20th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 6f 21y

Class 6

13:20 Southwell (AW)

Bobba Tee

9st 7lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Alan Brown

11yo who has gained both his wins over 1m4f on Tapeta; struggled in first two runs for this yard but he turned things around with a close third at Newcastle (first-time cheekpieces) last week; now steps back up in trip but he has form over 1m6f and is an interesting contender off 4lb lower than last time.

13/2

3rd

2

(3)

12th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 4f 98y

Class 6

12:05 Newcastle (AW)

Bobba Tee

9st 11lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Alan Brown

Veteran who's struggled in two runs back for this yard and is due to be dropped 4lb from the weekend; late in the day to be trying first-time headgear and is hard to fancy.

50/1

Form: 32114- CD

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 61

Form & Verdict
Progressive handicapper who won at Southwell (2m/1m6f) in November/December before a close fourth in her hat-trick bid here four weeks ago; this relatively lightly raced 4yo still has potential as a stayer and she's respected on this drop back in trip.
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7th

9

(7)

20th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 6f 21y

Class 6

13:20 Southwell (AW)

Funky Town Pinkie

9st 6lb

J: Joey Haynes

T: Ivan Furtado

Progressive handicapper who won at Southwell (2m/1m6f) in November/December before a close fourth in her hat-trick bid here four weeks ago; this relatively lightly raced 4yo still has potential as a stayer and she's respected on this drop back in trip.

3/1

4th

6

(8)

22nd Dec 2022

Standard

2m 0f 102y

Class 6

20:30 Southwell (AW)

Funky Town Pinkie

9st 10lb

J: Joey Haynes

T: Ivan Furtado

midfield

11/4

1st

6

(9)

13th Dec 2022

Standard

1m 6f 21y

Class 6

15:13 Southwell (AW)

Funky Town Pinkie

9st 0lb

J: Joey Haynes

T: Ivan Furtado

Had Kitten's Dream just behind when chasing home a well-handicapped winner over C&D in September; didn't need to improve on that to win a non-event here next time (Tom Hazelgrove a distant second) and remains open to improvement.

11/4

20/1

Form: 9054-0

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Has dropped some way in the weights but he's still a maiden after 15 starts and has generally struggled in five runs (1m4f-2m) for his current yard since October; others preferred.
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12th

10

(10)

4th Feb 2023

Standard

1m 5f 0y

Class 6

12:40 Lingfield (AW)

Gustav Holst

9st 4lb

J: Sean Levey

T: Mark Usher

Suggested he may be nearing a mark he could win off when beaten 3l into fourth of six over 2m here last month, but hasn't built on it twice since and now 0-16; cheekpieces now given a go (has worn blinkers).

20/1

8th

4

(11)

20th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 6f 21y

Class 6

13:20 Southwell (AW)

Gustav Holst

9st 9lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Mark Usher

Has dropped some way in the weights but he's still a maiden after 15 starts and has generally struggled in five runs (1m4f-2m) for his current yard since October; others preferred.

20/1

10th

12

(2)

7th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 7f 169y

Class 5

12:00 Lingfield (AW)

Gustav Holst

9st 1lb

J: Isobel Francis

T: Mark Usher

led, headed 2f out, soon weakened

12/1

OUR TIP

25/1

Form: 2/5V8-

Last run: 281 days

W: 9st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict
Dual winner at Newcastle (1m4f) for Michael Dods in September 2021 but things didn't go well in three runs for his new yard early last year; has had wind surgery but he was tailed off last time and has plenty to prove back up in trip on his comeback.
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9th

2

(3)

20th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 6f 21y

Class 6

13:20 Southwell (AW)

Peerless Percy

9st 10lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Ali Stronge

Dual winner at Newcastle (1m4f) for Michael Dods in September 2021 but things didn't go well in three runs for his new yard early last year; has had wind surgery but he was tailed off last time and has plenty to prove back up in trip on his comeback.

25/1

20/1

Form: 29558-

Last run: 37 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
11-race maiden; looks well handicapped on some 1m4f form last winter but he's been well held in three runs back from a summer break and needs a major revival on this big step back up in trip.
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10th

5

(10)

20th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 6f 21y

Class 6

13:20 Southwell (AW)

Gerrots

9st 9lb

J: Dougie Costello

T: James Evans

11-race maiden; looks well handicapped on some 1m4f form last winter but he's been well held in three runs back from a summer break and needs a major revival on this big step back up in trip.

20/1

7

(1)

16th Dec 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 5

17:15 Kempton (AW)

Gerrots

9st 4lb

J: Owen Lewis

T: James Evans

8th

5

(1)

14th Dec 2022

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

15:25 Lingfield (AW)

Gerrots

9st 10lb

J: Dougie Costello

T: James Evans

Ex-French; a second at Southwell (1m4f, Tapeta) in February would be his best run for this yard and blinkers didn't improve him when fifth at Kempton last time; others are safer.

12/1

Form: 4/451- D

Last run: 38 days

W: 9st 7lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict
Has a patchy record and was disappointing back over hurdles at Market Rasen on Boxing Day but he won a 1m6f handicap (off 3lb lower) at Wolverhampton on his penultimate run; that was a convincing win under a positive ride and he's a key player if he can match that back in this sphere.
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11th

7

(6)

20th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 6f 21y

Class 6

13:20 Southwell (AW)

True Romance

9st 7lb

J: Harrison Shaw

T: Neil Mulholland

Has a patchy record and was disappointing back over hurdles at Market Rasen on Boxing Day but he won a 1m6f handicap (off 3lb lower) at Wolverhampton on his penultimate run; that was a convincing win under a positive ride and he's a key player if he can match that back in this sphere.

9/2

4th

4

26th Dec 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 125y

Class 5

11:55 Market Rasen

True Romance

11st 6lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Neil Mulholland

led, not fluent 2nd, going okay 3 out, pushed along and headed 2 out, soon ridden and lost second, weakened and lost third run-in

5/1

1st

2

(11)

13th Dec 2022

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 6

16:45 Wolverhampton (AW)

True Romance

9st 9lb

J: Harrison Shaw

T: Neil Mulholland

Back off his last winning mark, but seen more often over hurdles these days and losing run up to 13; others make greater appeal.

8/1

Form: /2454/

Last run: 597 days

W: 9st 4lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict
Defied this mark at Wolverhampton (1m4f, Tapeta) in November 2020 but he's been lightly raced since and was disappointing at Kempton (2m) in his final run in the summer of 2021; returns from 597 days off and has plenty to prove with tongue-tie added.
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10

(9)

20th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 6f 21y

Class 6

13:20 Southwell (AW)

Muftakker

9st 4lb

J: Jack Garritty

T: John Norton

Defied this mark at Wolverhampton (1m4f, Tapeta) in November 2020 but he's been lightly raced since and was disappointing at Kempton (2m) in his final run in the summer of 2021; returns from 597 days off and has plenty to prove with tongue-tie added.

25/1

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Payout
Exacta £41.50
Straight Forecast £32.95
Tricast £169.69
Trifecta £236.70

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Funky Town Pinkie

RP Ratings:

Bobba Tee

The Times:

Ship To Shore

Telegraph:

True Romance

The Guardian:

Funky Town Pinkie

Daily Mail:

Funky Town Pinkie

The Star:

Funky Town Pinkie

D Express:

Ship To Shore

POSTDATA:

Bobba Tee

Daily Mirror:

Bobba Tee

Daily Record:

True Romance