January 25 / 18.30 Kempton (AW)

18.30 Kempton (AW)

Standard To Slow

Unibet Horserace Betting Operator Of The Year Handicap (London Sprint Series Qualifier)

  • Prize money: £4187.2
  • 0m 6f 0y
  • Class 5
  • 7 runners
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Unibet Horserace Betting Operator Of The Year Handicap (London Sprint Series Qualifier)

Runners: 7 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Mostly cloudy

1st
7 (1)
Hiatus

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £2.50
  • Place: £1.60

Form: 0520-4

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
Faded into fourth over 7f at Lingfield 12 days ago; may prove suited by this return to 6f but he's comparatively exposed (now 0-9) and doesn't look straightforward; blinkers worn last time are removed.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

7

(1)

25th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:30 Kempton (AW)

Hiatus

9st 2lb

J: Sean Levey

T: Conrad Allen

Faded into fourth over 7f at Lingfield 12 days ago; may prove suited by this return to 6f but he's comparatively exposed (now 0-9) and doesn't look straightforward; blinkers worn last time are removed.

8/1

4th

5

(1)

13th Jan 2023

Standard

0m 7f 1y

Class 5

14:40 Lingfield (AW)

Hiatus

9st 3lb

J: Charles Bishop

T: Conrad Allen

Eight-race maiden; seemed a non-stayer over 1m at Southwell a fortnight ago; creditable second in C&D novice event a week earlier and could go well returned to this scenario; blinkers enlisted.

8/1

11th

3

(3)

29th Dec 2022

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

17:00 Southwell (AW)

Hiatus

9st 10lb

J: Charles Bishop

T: Conrad Allen

in rear

7/1

4/1

  • Place: £2.70

Form: 156-34

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict
Successful in weak turf maiden on final start for previous stable; fairly consistent form, without progressing, in AW handicaps for new yard; has edged down the weights and may raise his game off this mark.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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2nd

4

(2)

25th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:30 Kempton (AW)

Confederation

9st 7lb

J: Josephine Gordon

T: Dylan Cunha

Successful in weak turf maiden on final start for previous stable; fairly consistent form, without progressing, in AW handicaps for new yard; has edged down the weights and may raise his game off this mark.

4/1

4th

1

(1)

14th Jan 2023

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

19:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Confederation

9st 9lb

J: Josephine Gordon

T: Dylan Cunha

Won weak 5f maiden on turf last June on final start for John Butler; below best in three runs for current yard, slow starts not helping the last twice, but he's slipping in the weights and can't be dismissed entirely.

13/2

3rd

2

(1)

3rd Jan 2023

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 5

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Confederation

9st 6lb

J: Josephine Gordon

T: Dylan Cunha

awkward start, slowly away, in rear, outpaced halfway

10/1

3/1

Form: 544-

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 67

Form & Verdict
Consistent in sprint novice events, most recently fourth at Wolverhampton; in good hands and looks open to progress now handicapping at an ordinary level; one to consider.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

5

(3)

25th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:30 Kempton (AW)

Sofia Cat

9st 6lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Ralph Beckett

Consistent in sprint novice events, most recently fourth at Wolverhampton; in good hands and looks open to progress now handicapping at an ordinary level; one to consider.

3/1

4th

8

(4)

26th Dec 2022

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 5

14:25 Wolverhampton (AW)

Sofia Cat

8st 13lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Ralph Beckett

Has shown ability in two starts over 6f four months apart, including when fourth of seven at Chelmsford (Polytrack) 18 days ago; will need to improve over this shorter trip to bother a few of these, though.

16/1

4th

10

(6)

8th Dec 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

18:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Sofia Cat

9st 2lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Ralph Beckett

Just 3-1 for her Windsor debut in August (6f, good to firm) when she was far too green to do herself justice, eventually beaten over 5l into fifth; no surprise to see her leave that effort well behind her today.

7/2

10/1

Form: 3621-9 D

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 11lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 72

Form & Verdict
Off the mark in 6f novice event at Chelmsford last month; last of nine in C&D handicap since, having raced freely and had a wide trip; chance partly depends on whether she settles better this time.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

1

(5)

25th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:30 Kempton (AW)

Galaxy Gazer

9st 11lb

J: Jason Watson

T: James Tate

Off the mark in 6f novice event at Chelmsford last month; last of nine in C&D handicap since, having raced freely and had a wide trip; chance partly depends on whether she settles better this time.

10/1

9th

5

(9)

4th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Galaxy Gazer

9st 7lb

J: Tom Queally

T: James Tate

raced freely, prominent on outer

9/2

1st

5

(3)

19th Dec 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

17:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Galaxy Gazer

8st 13lb

J: Jason Watson

T: James Tate

made all, ridden and went clear over 1f out, carried head awkwardly but ran on inside final furlong, comfortably

7/4

OUR TIP

Form: 43-5

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict
Made the frame in two turf races last summer, then had a gelding operation; lesser effort at Lingfield (again over 6f) on reappearance but is open to improvement with that outing under his belt; shortlisted.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

2

(4)

25th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:30 Kempton (AW)

More Than A Grey

9st 9lb

J: David Probert

T: Marco Botti

Made the frame in two turf races last summer, then had a gelding operation; lesser effort at Lingfield (again over 6f) on reappearance but is open to improvement with that outing under his belt; shortlisted.

3/1

5th

5

(10)

11th Jan 2023

Standard

0m 6f 1y

Class 5

13:45 Lingfield (AW)

More Than A Grey

9st 0lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Marco Botti

Made the frame in a couple of 6f contests on turf last summer, latest at Newbury where he finished third of 14 (improved on debut RPR); gelded since; major player provided he returns in similar form.

3/1

6th
6 (6)
Shot

7/2

Form: 608-5

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 65

Form & Verdict
Promising fifth, having finished well from a difficult position, over C&D two weeks ago when making AW/handicap debut and first start for Tom Ward; should build on that improved effort; respected off same mark.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

6

(6)

25th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:30 Kempton (AW)

Shot

9st 4lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: Tom Ward

Promising fifth, having finished well from a difficult position, over C&D two weeks ago when making AW/handicap debut and first start for Tom Ward; should build on that improved effort; respected off same mark.

7/2

5th

1

(10)

11th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:30 Kempton (AW)

Shot

9st 9lb

J: Hector Crouch

T: Tom Ward

Well-bred filly who shaped with some promise on a couple of occasions for Richard Hannon; sold for 10,000gns in October; makes her handicap debut with some untapped potential; drawn widest but worth a market check.

10/1

Form: 2816-7

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 69

Form & Verdict
5f AW scorer at Lingfield on final start for previous yard; has regressed in two runs (5f/6f) for new stable; fitting of tongue-tie needs to prompt a turnaround.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

3

(7)

25th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:30 Kempton (AW)

Dragon Glory

9st 8lb

J: Taylor Fisher

T: Gay Kelleway

5f AW scorer at Lingfield on final start for previous yard; has regressed in two runs (5f/6f) for new stable; fitting of tongue-tie needs to prompt a turnaround.

25/1

6th

2

(8)

1st Nov 2022

Standard

0m 4f 214y

Class 5

15:20 Southwell (AW)

Dragon Glory

9st 9lb

J: Mohammed Tabti

T: Gay Kelleway

took keen hold, prominent, ridden and weakened from 2f out

11/2

10

(4)

1st Oct 2022

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 5

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Dragon Glory

9st 4lb

J: Harry Burns

T: Gay Kelleway

Off the mark at the sixth attempt for Archie Watson when comfortably landing a Class 6 nursery at Lingfeld six weeks ago; sold for 16,000gns afterwards; more required to defy a 6lb rise in a better race; tongue-tied for the first time today.

12/1

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Payout
Exacta £10.90
Straight Forecast £10.69
Trifecta £36.00

Selections

RP Ratings:

Galaxy Gazer

SPOTLIGHT:

Shot

The Times:

More Than A Grey

The Sun:

Sofia Cat

NEWMARKET:

Confederation

The Guardian:

Dragon Glory

D Express:

More Than A Grey

TOPSPEED:

Galaxy Gazer

POSTDATA:

Galaxy Gazer

Daily Mail:

Galaxy Gazer

Telegraph:

Shot

Daily Mirror:

Shot

The Star:

Shot

Daily Record:

Sofia Cat