January 26 / 16.30 Newcastle (AW)

16.30 Newcastle (AW)

Standard To Slow

Spreadex Sports First Goalscorer Insurance Handicap

  • Prize money: £3402.1
  • 1m 0f 5y
  • Class 6
  • 12 runners
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Spreadex Sports First Goalscorer Insurance Handicap

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Mostly cloudy

7/2 (Won)

  • Win: £2.88
  • Place: £1.30

Form: 609-53 CD BF

Last run: 3 days

W: 9st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
C&D winner at a similar time last year and seems to be working his way back to form, finishing third in 9.5f Wolverhampton classified event on Monday; Billy Loughnane takes 5lb off this time; high on the shortlist.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

8

(10)

26th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

16:30 Newcastle (AW)

Odd Socks Havana

9st 1lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Rebecca Menzies

C&D winner at a similar time last year and seems to be working his way back to form, finishing third in 9.5f Wolverhampton classified event on Monday; Billy Loughnane takes 5lb off this time; high on the shortlist.

7/2

3rd

5

(1)

23rd Jan 2023

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

16:55 Wolverhampton (AW)

Odd Socks Havana

9st 3lb

J: P J McDonald

T: Rebecca Menzies

Course winner but he's not got involved back on Tapeta in his three runs this winter; his latest fifth of 11 at Newcastle (1m2f) was a fair effort against a pace bias but he needs to find some extra spark here.

13/2

5th

5

(4)

12th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

13:15 Newcastle (AW)

Odd Socks Havana

9st 3lb

J: P J McDonald

T: Rebecca Menzies

In fine form on Tapeta early last year and unexposed at the trip, having been narrowly beaten over C&D on only previous attempt over this far; needs to improve on his two efforts since returning from a break last month, though.

16/1

7/1

  • Place: £2.70

Form: 835-08

Last run: 8 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict
19-race maiden who finished down the field on first starts this month but then went very close in an amateurs' race over 1m2f here on Wednesday.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

12

(11)

26th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

16:30 Newcastle (AW)

Laoch Gach La

9st 0lb

J: Faye McManoman

T: Stella Barclay

19-race maiden who finished down the field on first starts this month but then went very close in an amateurs' race over 1m2f here on Wednesday.

7/1

2nd

8

(3)

25th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

13:00 Newcastle (AW)

Laoch Gach La

10st 6lb

J: Miss Nicola Thornton

T: Stella Barclay

18-race maiden whose two best efforts since joining this yard came at Wolverhampton (7f/8.6f) last month; has something to prove having been comfortably held the last twice, not least stamina.

20/1

8th

11

(8)

18th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

14:40 Wolverhampton (AW)

Laoch Gach La

9st 2lb

J: Faye McManoman

T: Stella Barclay

midfield, pushed along and lost position over 2f out

14/1

12/1

  • Place: £2.90

Form: /139-0 CD

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Dual 1m winner last winter, including here; off 11 months prior to well held over C&D a fortnight ago, fading after taking a keen hold; that could have knocked the freshness out of him and he's back on a feasible mark.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

4

(2)

26th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

16:30 Newcastle (AW)

Masham Moor

9st 6lb

J: Paula Muir

T: Chris Fairhurst

Dual 1m winner last winter, including here; off 11 months prior to well held over C&D a fortnight ago, fading after taking a keen hold; that could have knocked the freshness out of him and he's back on a feasible mark.

12/1

10th

11

(1)

12th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 5

12:40 Newcastle (AW)

Masham Moor

8st 8lb

J: Paula Muir

T: Chris Fairhurst

Off since finishing lame over C&D 11 months ago; resumes 4lb above his last winning mark and is entitled to need this after such a layoff; interesting to see how he goes in the market.

16/1

Form: 327-22 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 1lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Running well here lately, finishing runner-up in classified events over 7f and 1m2f this month; should give another good account.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

10

(12)

26th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

16:30 Newcastle (AW)

Mr Coco Bean

9st 1lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Helen Cuthbert

Running well here lately, finishing runner-up in classified events over 7f and 1m2f this month; should give another good account.

9/2

2nd

4

(5)

12th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

13:15 Newcastle (AW)

Mr Coco Bean

9st 3lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Helen Cuthbert

Running well here lately as when second of 14 over 7f eight days ago on his return from a short break; losing run up the 23, but no problem with the return to this trip and one for the shortlist.

7/1

2nd

9

(4)

4th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

13:50 Newcastle (AW)

Mr Coco Bean

9st 2lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Helen Cuthbert

Been on the downgrade for a while and hasn't run over this short a trip since his 3yo days; was running well enough over 1m here last autumn to be considered in such a weak race, however.

5/1

Form: 0634-8

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict
Now 0-11 but he did reach the frame over 1m2f here in December; faded out of it over that same trip here a fortnight ago and now drops back to 1m; more than capable off this sort of mark on a going day.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

7

(6)

26th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

16:30 Newcastle (AW)

Mister Falsetto

9st 2lb

J: Graham Lee

T: Julie Camacho

Now 0-11 but he did reach the frame over 1m2f here in December; faded out of it over that same trip here a fortnight ago and now drops back to 1m; more than capable off this sort of mark on a going day.

10/1

8th

11

(2)

12th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

13:15 Newcastle (AW)

Mister Falsetto

9st 2lb

J: Graham Lee

T: Julie Camacho

0-10, but has made the frame in his last three visits here, including when fourth of 11 on his return from 166 days off over C&D last month (runner-up has won since); down in grade and one to take seriously.

5/1

4th

9

(10)

20th Dec 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

15:13 Newcastle (AW)

Mister Falsetto

8st 9lb

J: Graham Lee

T: Julie Camacho

took keen hold, midfield on outer, carried right after 1f, prominent after 2f

14/1

Form: 13-608 D

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
Seven-time AW scorer who is back to the same mark as when successful at Wolverhampton in January; however, recent efforts have been a little disappointing and he's never won here.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

3

(8)

26th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

16:30 Newcastle (AW)

Inexplicable

9st 10lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Antony Brittain

Seven-time AW scorer who is back to the same mark as when successful at Wolverhampton in January; however, recent efforts have been a little disappointing and he's never won here.

12/1

8th

5

(5)

20th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

15:20 Southwell (AW)

Inexplicable

9st 10lb

J: Harry Russell

T: Antony Brittain

Seven-time AW winner, including C&D, and only 1lb higher than for his Wolverhampton success in November (strong form for the grade); drawn wide when held here on Sunday and he's better than that.

12/1

10th

12

(13)

15th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

12:50 Southwell (AW)

Inexplicable

9st 5lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Antony Brittain

Won over C&D in December 2021 and all his other six wins have been on Wolverhampton Tapeta, three of them last year; still running well and has each-way claims.

14/1

5/1

Form: 732-54

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 46

Form & Verdict
0-19 but recent efforts have been creditable; often races prominently but a slow start forced him to come from behind when fourth over 1m2f here latest; fine at 1m; likely to be on the premises.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

11

(5)

26th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

16:30 Newcastle (AW)

Big Dutchie

9st 0lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: Phillip Makin

0-19 but recent efforts have been creditable; often races prominently but a slow start forced him to come from behind when fourth over 1m2f here latest; fine at 1m; likely to be on the premises.

5/1

4th

2

(1)

12th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

13:15 Newcastle (AW)

Big Dutchie

9st 3lb

J: Kevin Stott

T: Phillip Makin

Handy sort who appeared to find the trip stretching him when fifth of ten at Wolverhampton (1m4f, Tapeta) nine days ago, after having finished second of 11 there (9.5f) the time before; now 0-18, though, and more is needed.

9/1

5th

1

(4)

3rd Jan 2023

Standard

1m 4f 51y

Class 6

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Big Dutchie

9st 5lb

J: Sam James

T: Phillip Makin

led

6/1

Form: 83169- CD

Last run: 72 days

W: 9st 2lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict
Dug deep when making all and springing an 18-1 surprise over C&D in September; comfortably held here twice since, though; first start for ten weeks.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

6

(1)

26th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

16:30 Newcastle (AW)

Perfect Soldier

9st 2lb

J: Ryan Sexton

T: Wilf Storey

Dug deep when making all and springing an 18-1 surprise over C&D in September; comfortably held here twice since, though; first start for ten weeks.

16/1

9th

14

(5)

15th Nov 2022

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

19:15 Newcastle (AW)

Perfect Soldier

8st 12lb

J: Phil Dennis

T: Wilf Storey

Dug deep when making all and springing an 18-1 surprise over C&D (the odds-on favourite pulled way too hard) in September; could finish only sixth (off this mark) to tonight's rival Whatwouldyouknow subsequently.

12/1

6th

7

(1)

14th Oct 2022

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

18:15 Newcastle (AW)

Perfect Soldier

9st 3lb

J: Kevin Stott

T: Wilf Storey

led, headed but prominent over 3f out, ridden over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong

3/1

Form: 0089-2

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 1lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Struggled on turf in Ireland; more positive signs for new yard when second in 1m Chelmsford classified event 12 days ago but failed to build on that when last of five in a 7f handicap here on Wednesday.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

9

(4)

26th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

16:30 Newcastle (AW)

Non Mollare

9st 1lb

J: P J McDonald

T: Daragh Bourke

Struggled on turf in Ireland; more positive signs for new yard when second in 1m Chelmsford classified event 12 days ago but failed to build on that when last of five in a 7f handicap here on Wednesday.

8/1

5th

5

(2)

25th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

15:30 Newcastle (AW)

Non Mollare

8st 5lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Daragh Bourke

prominent, led over 2f out, ridden and headed over 1f out, outpaced inside final furlong

7/4

2nd

9

(7)

14th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

17:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Non Mollare

9st 2lb

J: P J McDonald

T: Daragh Bourke

took keen hold, midfield

14/1

10/1

Form: 4456-9 CD

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict
C&D winner but it was two years ago and he hasn't been threatening to add to it lately.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

10th

5

(7)

26th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

16:30 Newcastle (AW)

We Still Believe

9st 4lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Ben Haslam

C&D winner but it was two years ago and he hasn't been threatening to add to it lately.

10/1

9th

11

(7)

4th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

12:50 Newcastle (AW)

We Still Believe

9st 7lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Ben Haslam

held up in rear

10/1

6th

4

(10)

22nd Dec 2022

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

18:30 Southwell (AW)

We Still Believe

9st 9lb

J: Harrison Shaw

T: Ben Haslam

Tapeta winner in early 2021; has a chance on some of this season's form, as when beaten just over a lenth into fourth at Newcastle (1m, Tapeta) on penultimate start, but may need a stiffer test than this.

10/1

OUR TIP

25/1

Form: 3577-0

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
Made a winning handicap debut at Lingfield (7f) last January but he's 0-10 since, including always behind on his recent stable over 6f here; 2f longer trip now needs to make a big difference.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

11th

2

(9)

26th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

16:30 Newcastle (AW)

Essencial

9st 10lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Liam Bailey

Made a winning handicap debut at Lingfield (7f) last January but he's 0-10 since, including always behind on his recent stable over 6f here; 2f longer trip now needs to make a big difference.

25/1

11th

11

(12)

13th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:15 Newcastle (AW)

Essencial

8st 12lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Liam Bailey

Made a winning handicap debut at Lingfield (7f, AW) last January but he's 0-9 since and was a well-held seventh in his final two runs for Marco Botti in August; been gelded and changed hands for 6,000gns since; now 7lb lower than for his win but has plenty on return for new yard; equipment removed.

25/1

7th

7

(4)

24th Aug 2022

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Essencial

9st 5lb

J: Stefano Cherchi

T: Marco Botti

midfield, dropped to rear 3f out, going okay but waiting for room 2f out, ridden and no impression over 1f out, not pace to challenge

8/1

Form: 44-112 D BF

Last run: 2 days

W: 10st 2lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Big improver with pair of 1m Southwell wins this month; should make a bold bid for the hat-trick; engaged 8.30 Southwell on Tuesday.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1

(3)

26th Jan 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

16:30 Newcastle (AW)

Run Teddy Run

10st 2lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: K R Burke

Big improver with pair of 1m Southwell wins this month; should make a bold bid for the hat-trick; engaged 8.30 Southwell on Tuesday.

2nd

2

(4)

24th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

20:30 Southwell (AW)

Run Teddy Run

9st 11lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: K R Burke

He has found a chunk of improvement of late, following his easy C&D win nine days ago with another victory here on Friday; has a 10lb penalty to deal with but the latest win was a good effort on the clock and he still looks feasibly weighted; obvious claims in his hat-trick bid.

6/5

1st

4

(4)

20th Jan 2023

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

15:20 Southwell (AW)

Run Teddy Run

9st 11lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: K R Burke

Found a surge of improvement to easily win a 0-60 handicap over C&D on Sunday, recording a solid Topspeed figure in the process; looks well-in under a penalty and he's a leading contender.

2/1

Non-runners

Run Teddy Run

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Payout
Exacta £19.80
Straight Forecast £16.55
Tricast £101.98
Trifecta £164.70

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Odd Socks Havana

Telegraph:

Run Teddy Run

Daily Mirror:

Mr Coco Bean

The Times:

Masham Moor

Daily Mail:

Perfect Soldier

The Guardian:

Run Teddy Run

RP Ratings:

Odd Socks Havana

POSTDATA:

Odd Socks Havana

D Express:

Odd Socks Havana

The Sun:

Odd Socks Havana

The Star:

Odd Socks Havana

Daily Record:

Mr Coco Bean