January 25 / 16.00 Newcastle (AW)

16.00 Newcastle (AW)

Standard To Slow

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  • Prize money: £3402.1
  • 0m 6f 0y
  • Class 6
  • 9 runners
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Runners: 9 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Partly cloudy

14/1 (Won)

  • Win: £14.00
  • Place: £3.00

Form: 079-

Last run: 60 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Has hinted at ability in his three qualifying runs and handicaps provide him with a more realistic chance of success; worth a market check back from two months off.
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Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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1st

6

(5)

25th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:00 Newcastle (AW)

Northern Spirit

9st 4lb

J: Ben Robinson

T: Brian Ellison

Has hinted at ability in his three qualifying runs and handicaps provide him with a more realistic chance of success; worth a market check back from two months off.

14/1

9th

6

(10)

26th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 5

16:50 Wolverhampton (AW)

Northern Spirit

9st 7lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Brian Ellison

Off for 168 days prior to his creditable midfield finish at Newcastle 11 days ago (5f); capable of better but perhaps once handicaps are on the agenda.

14/1

7th

9

(7)

15th Nov 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

17:45 Newcastle (AW)

Northern Spirit

9st 5lb

J: Harry Russell

T: Brian Ellison

150-1 when a never-dangerous 12th of 18 at Thirsk in May (6f, good); should do better in time but not easily recommended.

33/1

5/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 096-5

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict
Could only manage fifth on his 5f Southwell handicap debut after a break but the fact he was backed down to 11-2 from much bigger odds suggests connections were hopeful of a better showing; back at 6f now; interesting to see if his supporters return.
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2nd

3

(7)

25th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:00 Newcastle (AW)

Daley T

9st 9lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: David & Nicola Barron

Could only manage fifth on his 5f Southwell handicap debut after a break but the fact he was backed down to 11-2 from much bigger odds suggests connections were hopeful of a better showing; back at 6f now; interesting to see if his supporters return.

5/1

5th

3

(2)

1st Jan 2023

Standard

0m 4f 214y

Class 5

16:26 Southwell (AW)

Daley T

9st 1lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: David & Nicola Barron

Related to a few winning sprinters; /well held in three runs last summer but should be capable of better and is worth tracking in the market.

16/1

6th

4

(12)

12th Aug 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

19:50 Thirsk

Daley T

9st 4lb

J: Gianluca Sanna

T: David & Nicola Barron

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, shaken up and going okay over 2f out, soon pushed along, ridden 1f out, weakened and lost position gradually inside final furlong

50/1

16/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 53940-

Last run: 130 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Has had issues at the start and achieved only modest form in a handful of starts at 2; a wind operation since last seen in the autumn needs to have had a positive effect.
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3rd

7

(6)

25th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:00 Newcastle (AW)

Goose Rock

9st 3lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: George Scott

Has had issues at the start and achieved only modest form in a handful of starts at 2; a wind operation since last seen in the autumn needs to have had a positive effect.

16/1

2

(5)

2nd Jan 2023

Standard

0m 6f 1y

Class 6

15:23 Lingfield (AW)

Goose Rock

9st 8lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: George Scott

Has had issues at the start and is completely exposed; goes beyond 5f for the first time, back from three months off following wind surgery, and needs to find more.

7/1

10th

5

(1)

17th Sep 2022

Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

15:33 Catterick

Goose Rock

9st 1lb

J: Jack Garritty

T: George Scott

led narrowly or disputed lead on inner, pushed along and headed 2f out, ridden over 1f out, weakened quickly inside final furlong

11/1

4th
4 (1)
Bode

11/2

Form: 7865-6

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
Not beaten far when recording midfield finishes in handicaps at Wolverhampton (7f) and Kempton (6f) in recent weeks; won't need to up his game too much to play a prominent role.
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4th

4

(1)

25th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:00 Newcastle (AW)

Bode

9st 7lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Marco Botti

Not beaten far when recording midfield finishes in handicaps at Wolverhampton (7f) and Kempton (6f) in recent weeks; won't need to up his game too much to play a prominent role.

11/2

6th

4

(9)

11th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:30 Kempton (AW)

Bode

9st 8lb

J: Stefano Cherchi

T: Marco Botti

Not beaten far in the first-time blinkers (retained) at Wolverhampton on last month's nursery debut (7f); dropping back in trip could prompt improvement and he's not discounted.

10/1

5th

5

(4)

18th Dec 2022

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

12:05 Wolverhampton (AW)

Bode

9st 5lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Marco Botti

took keen hold, prominent

11/1

13/2

Form: 443-5

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 65

Form & Verdict
Bred to be sharp and showed plenty of speed when a close third in 6f Wolverhampton novice just after Christmas; failed to improve for a switch to handicap company at Chelmsford (5f) 11 days ago but it's still very early in her career.
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5th

2

(4)

25th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:00 Newcastle (AW)

Samba Lady

9st 9lb

J: Kevin Stott

T: David Loughnane

Bred to be sharp and showed plenty of speed when a close third in 6f Wolverhampton novice just after Christmas; failed to improve for a switch to handicap company at Chelmsford (5f) 11 days ago but it's still very early in her career.

13/2

5th

4

(3)

14th Jan 2023

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

19:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Samba Lady

9st 6lb

J: Kevin Stott

T: David Loughnane

led

4/1

3rd

13

(7)

27th Dec 2022

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 5

17:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Samba Lady

9st 2lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: David Loughnane

led, pushed along from 2f out, soon hard pressed, ridden from over 1f out, headed inside final 110yds, no extra and lost second towards finish

5/1

4/1

Form: 46-83

Last run: 4 days

W: 8st 10lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Made a sound start to her handicap career when keeping on through the gloom for third over 7f at Wolverhampton under Billy Loughnane on Saturday evening; her quite useful pedigree provides hope that she can build on that; might be the answer.
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6th

9

(8)

25th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:00 Newcastle (AW)

Wiccan

8st 10lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Hugo Palmer

Made a sound start to her handicap career when keeping on through the gloom for third over 7f at Wolverhampton under Billy Loughnane on Saturday evening; her quite useful pedigree provides hope that she can build on that; might be the answer.

4/1

3rd

6

(2)

21st Jan 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Wiccan

9st 6lb

J: William Carver

T: Hugo Palmer

Favourite for debut over 5f here last month but could manage only fourth of six and has been well held over 6f in both starts since; not bred to improve for the longer trip but she makes her handicap debut at a modest level and remains open to improvement; considered.

8/1

8th

11

(10)

6th Jan 2023

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 5

19:45 Southwell (AW)

Wiccan

9st 2lb

J: Cieren Fallon

T: Hugo Palmer

Hint of promise when fourth on debut at Wolverhampton (5f, Tapeta) last month but well beaten at Newcastle (6f, Tapeta) since; looks up against it.

33/1

OUR TIP

14/1

Form: 737-6

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 11lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 67

Form & Verdict
Half-brother to some useful sorts; his third over 6f at Haydock was comfortably his best of three runs as a juvenile; off five months (gelded), faded to finish last of six on his C&D handicap debut three weeks ago; needs to have come on a good bit for the outing.
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7th

1

(3)

25th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:00 Newcastle (AW)

Tantalus

9st 11lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Ben Haslam

Half-brother to some useful sorts; his third over 6f at Haydock was comfortably his best of three runs as a juvenile; off five months (gelded), faded to finish last of six on his C&D handicap debut three weeks ago; needs to have come on a good bit for the outing.

14/1

6th

3

(1)

4th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

14:20 Newcastle (AW)

Tantalus

9st 9lb

J: Harrison Shaw

T: Ben Haslam

Half-brother to several winners, some of them useful, who owes his opening mark to last summer's Haydock third; has been gelded since last seen five months ago and may ultimately be best suited by a bit further.

12/1

7th

11

(3)

12th Aug 2022

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

19:50 Thirsk

Tantalus

9st 4lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Ben Haslam

close up, pushed along 3f out, hung left over 2f out, weakened from over 1f out

10/1

7/1

Form: 649-

Last run: 81 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 61

Form & Verdict
Offered promise when sixth of 11 on her C&D debut in September and possible two poor runs on turf later in the autumn were due to her failing to handle heavy ground; one to keep a close eye on in the betting now returning to AW for her handicap debut after a short break.
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8th

5

(2)

25th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:00 Newcastle (AW)

Unrequited Love

9st 5lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Kevin Ryan

Offered promise when sixth of 11 on her C&D debut in September and possible two poor runs on turf later in the autumn were due to her failing to handle heavy ground; one to keep a close eye on in the betting now returning to AW for her handicap debut after a short break.

7/1

9th

10

(1)

5th Nov 2022

Heavy

0m 6f 2y

Class 4

15:05 Doncaster

Unrequited Love

9st 2lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Kevin Ryan

Offered promise when sixth of 11 on her Newcastle debut (6f, AW) in September, but hung when a tailed-off last of four at Haydock (6f, heavy) last month; something to prove after that.

14/1

4th

4

(3)

14th Oct 2022

Heavy

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

14:15 Haydock

Unrequited Love

9st 2lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Kevin Ryan

slightly awkward start, raced in last, ridden 2f out, hung right over 1f out, soon lost touch

13/2

100/30

Form: 91584- CD

Last run: 40 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 58

Form & Verdict
Took a mighty step forward when winning on C&D handicap debut in September; pulled too hard on her next two starts but much more switched off with a hood added (retained) when keeping on from the rear for fourth at Southwell (6f) last month; considered.
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9th

8

(9)

25th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

16:00 Newcastle (AW)

Kasino

9st 2lb

J: Harrison Shaw

T: Bryan Smart

Took a mighty step forward when winning on C&D handicap debut in September; pulled too hard on her next two starts but much more switched off with a hood added (retained) when keeping on from the rear for fourth at Southwell (6f) last month; considered.

100/30

4th

6

(13)

16th Dec 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

14:00 Southwell (AW)

Kasino

9st 7lb

J: Harrison Shaw

T: Bryan Smart

Took a mighty step forward when winning 6f AW/handicap debut at Newcastle in September; up 10lb and has pulled hard and weakened in both starts since; needs to settle better for first-time hood.

10/1

8th

5

(7)

4th Nov 2022

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

15:30 Newcastle (AW)

Kasino

9st 3lb

J: Harrison Shaw

T: Bryan Smart

Much improved form on nursery/AW debut when scoring in good style over C&D in September; pulled hard when a disappointing favourite back here off this 10lb higher mark three weeks later; mixed messages.

5/1

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Payout
Exacta £98.40
Straight Forecast £104.08
Tricast £383.85
Trifecta £783.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Wiccan

Daily Mail:

Kasino

POSTDATA:

Samba Lady

The Times:

Northern Spirit

RP Ratings:

Wiccan

Telegraph:

Wiccan

The Guardian:

Wiccan

D Express:

Wiccan

The Sun:

Wiccan

The Star:

Wiccan

Daily Mirror:

Kasino

Daily Record:

Samba Lady