July 14 / 13.50 Newmarket (July)

13.50

Good To Firm

6 Horse Challenge At bet365 Handicap (Heritage Handicap)

  • Prize money: £51540
  • 1m 2f 0y
  • Class 2
  • 13 runners
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6 Horse Challenge At bet365 Handicap (Heritage Handicap)

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

20/1 (Won)

  • Win: £24.00
  • Place: £5.60

Form: 433690 C

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 99

Form & Verdict
Soundly beaten over 1m at Haydock on penultimate start in this season's only handicap; has consistently run with credit otherwise this season, last time plugging on from the back when 11th of 16 in Group 3 at Royal Ascot (1m2f) one place behind Bolster; needs extra to win this but his stable has a prodigious record in this race.
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2nd

2

(14)

6th Apr 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 2

14:40 Kempton (AW)

Killybegs Warrior

9st 10lb

J: James Doyle

T: Charlie Johnston

Bit in and out at 3 but very useful on his day, winning over 1m2f at Newmarket off 4lb lower last July; creditable third of 12 at York (1m2f) on final start in October; placed on AW last spring but others make more obvious appeal

16/1

2nd

2

(14)

6th Apr 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 2

14:40 Kempton (AW)

Killybegs Warrior

9st 10lb

J: James Doyle

T: Charlie Johnston

Bit in and out at 3 but very useful on his day, winning over 1m2f at Newmarket off 4lb lower last July; creditable third of 12 at York (1m2f) on final start in October; placed on AW last spring but others make more obvious appeal

16/1

3rd

2

(1)

14th Oct 2023

Good

1m 2f 56y

Class 2

15:35 York

Killybegs Warrior

9st 9lb

J: Ben Curtis

T: Charlie Johnston

led

16/1

18/1

  • Place: £7.20

Form: 221-80

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 1lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
1-4 when he won his AW novice as 2yo; among the also-rans this season in Listed race at Newcastle (1m, AW) and handicap at Royal Ascot (1m2f, good to firm) 11 weeks later, having been gelded in between; wore cheekpieces last time (retained today) and raced freely early on both those 3yo starts, not helped by a wide draw on latest but he needs to turn things around.
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16th

12

(8)

16th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 2

14:55 Newmarket

Obelix

8st 13lb

J: Ryan Sexton

T: Julie Camacho

Down the field last autumn on final two runs for the Gosdens, albeit on soft ground, and subsequently sold for 45,000gns; however, this lightly raced 4yo is on a handy mark for today's stable debut and is not written off.

16/1

16th

12

(8)

16th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 2

14:55 Newmarket

Obelix

8st 13lb

J: Ryan Sexton

T: Julie Camacho

Down the field last autumn on final two runs for the Gosdens, albeit on soft ground, and subsequently sold for 45,000gns; however, this lightly raced 4yo is on a handy mark for today's stable debut and is not written off.

16/1

10th

8

(5)

14th Oct 2023

Good

1m 2f 56y

Class 2

15:35 York

Obelix

8st 13lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: John & Thady Gosden

in rear

10/1

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3rd
6 (7)
Westerton

7/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 52-221 D

Last run: 27 days

W: 9st 0lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
Runner-up in two 1m2f handicaps on soft, before making all in dominant fashion under Ryan Moore in seven-runner maiden at Sandown (1m2f, good to firm); that's seen his handicap mark shoot up and he needs to improve again.
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9th

3

(2)

13th Oct 2023

Good To Firm

1m 4f 0y

Class 2

15:35 Newmarket

Westerton

9st 7lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Alan King

took keen hold, unbalanced after 2f, never better than midfield, tailed off

12/1

2nd

5

(7)

14th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

1m 2f 43y

Class 2

16:10 Doncaster

Westerton

9st 0lb

J: Ryan Moore

T: Alan King

Non-stayer over 1m4f at Glorious Goodwood; has form figures of 2213 over 1m2f, the win gained in Sandown maiden (beat a notable rival); versatile ground-wise; appears to have solid claims back down in distance.

9/1

5th

3

(4)

2nd Aug 2023

Good To Soft

1m 3f 218y

Class 2

13:50 Goodwood

Westerton

9st 6lb

J: Ryan Moore

T: Alan King

Runner-up in two handicaps on soft in the spring; improved form ridden by Ryan Moore over 1m2f on good to firm for both starts since, making all in dominant fashion in a maiden at Sandown and third of 12 from off the pace in hot handicap at Newmarket; plenty in that latest run suggests that 1m4f is well worth a go.

6/1

4th
1 (9)

11/2

Form: 511-33 C BF

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo

OR: 101

Form & Verdict
Great Voltigeur entry; won three from four as 2yo; good third this season over about 1m2f in six-runner Listed race at Chester (soft) in May, racing freely long way (up front early on) but keeping on well, and in 15-runner handicap at Royal Ascot (good to firm) three weeks ago, coming from well off the pace; player on that and could still have more to give.
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5th
13 (11)
Gozo

28/1

Form: 443-23

Last run: 16 days

W: 8st 3lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict
Minor honours on all five starts; had wind surgery in March and has worn cheekpieces in handicaps (good to firm) for both runs this season, making most when short-headed in five-runner race at Haydock (1m2f) and coming from last over 2f out when good third of eight at Salisbury (1m4f); may still do better but this looks a tough race for him to break his duck in.
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1st

2

24th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

2m 1f 164y

Class 4

14:00 Plumpton

Gozo

11st 0lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: B F Brookhouse

Unable to win in these colours on the Flat but there was plenty of promise, notably when third in a 1m4f handicap at Salisbury (RPR 83); seems to go on most ground and should make a hurdler; cheekpieces sported of late are left off.

7/4

7th

11

(1)

7th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 5f 219y

Class 3

20:15 Wolverhampton (AW)

Gozo

8st 5lb

J: Nicola Currie

T: B F Brookhouse

0-7 but he has shown promise at up to 1m4f; hopes appear to rest on the new tongue-tie/trip sparking a jolt of improvement.

20/1

6th

5

(7)

26th Jul 2023

Good

1m 1f 209y

Class 4

20:10 Sandown

Gozo

9st 9lb

J: Theodore Ladd

T: B F Brookhouse

Showed plenty of ability on all six starts but no win, despite cheekpieces on all three runs this season, different tactics and varied ground; drops in class after his fifth of 12 in a valuable 3yo handicap at Newmarket (1m2f) 12 days ago; probably on the premises.

9/2

Form: 0-1131 D

Last run: 31 days

W: 8st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
Raced on only AW until a six-runner handicap at Salisbury (1m2f, good to firm) one month ago which she won gamely after making most, with the front two well clear and the runner-up won well next time; this progressive sort has won three of her last four starts and is well handicapped with 6lb rise.
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11th

12

(4)

1st Mar 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 2

16:22 Lingfield (AW)

Dayzee

8st 5lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Barry Brennan

Two solid efforts for her new stable this winter, including over C&D latest (Class 2 but the top weight rated just 89), but she's in deep today and others are much more persuasive.

33/1

7/2

Form: 13-16

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 97

Form & Verdict
Scooted clear in a handicap at Kempton (1m4f, AW) in April, in just a four-runner race but useful form; 6-1, good sixth of 19 in handicap at Royal Ascot (1m4f, good) on turf debut, racing in sixth or seventh before challenging over 2f out in a very strongly run race; lightly raced and well related, he still has significant potential.
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7th

1

(11)

2nd Aug 2023

Good To Soft

1m 3f 218y

Class 2

13:50 Goodwood

Tagabawa

9st 9lb

J: William Buick

T: Charlie Appleby

Won at Kempton (1m4f, AW) in April; 6-1, good sixth of 19 in handicap at Royal Ascot (1m4f, good) on turf debut, racing in sixth or seventh before challenging over 2f out in a very strongly run race; failure to improve on that when second favourite at Newmarket last month came in a hot 1m2f race on good to firm, so this is a different test, but he now has a bit to find.

8/1

7th

4

(13)

14th Jul 2023

Good To Firm

1m 2f 0y

Class 2

13:50 Newmarket (July)

Tagabawa

9st 5lb

J: William Buick

T: Charlie Appleby

Scooted clear in a handicap at Kempton (1m4f, AW) in April, in just a four-runner race but useful form; 6-1, good sixth of 19 in handicap at Royal Ascot (1m4f, good) on turf debut, racing in sixth or seventh before challenging over 2f out in a very strongly run race; lightly raced and well related, he still has significant potential.

7/2

6th

3

(13)

22nd Jun 2023

Good

1m 3f 211y

Class 2

15:05 Ascot

Tagabawa

9st 2lb

J: William Buick

T: Charlie Appleby

Won the first of two AW novice races late last year; favourite, big step forward when scooting clear in a handicap at Kempton (1m4f, AW) in April, in just a four-runner race but the other three (headed by Maasai Mara) have bolstered the form; late foal with a smart pedigree, so lots of potential.

4/1

Form: 1319 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 0lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
Won two of three novice events, latterly in pretty smooth fashion at Redcar (1m2f, good to firm) in May; 15-2 for 1m4f handicap at Royal Ascot, not faring as well as Tagabawa but proving much harder to settle than that rival and still threatening briefly 2f out; back to 1m2f and still of interest.
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3rd

6

(3)

1st Oct 2023

Good

1m 2f 17y

Class 3

16:00 Epsom

Burglar

9st 5lb

J: Benoit De La Sayette

T: John & Thady Gosden

Dual novice winner in early part of this year (1m/1m2f); yet to make his mark in handicaps but contested two hot races before chasing home an exciting prospect at Newmarket (1m2f, good to firm; first-time hood) in August; not a straightforward ride but could still have a bigger run in him.

9/2

2nd

3

(4)

25th Aug 2023

Good To Firm

1m 2f 0y

Class 3

16:25 Newmarket (July)

Burglar

9st 7lb

J: Robert Havlin

T: John & Thady Gosden

Won two of three novice events, latterly in pretty smooth fashion at Redcar (1m2f, good to firm) in May; racing so freely has not helped when well held in hot handicaps at Royal Ascot (1m4f) and Newmarket (1m2f; made most) and he's better than those results; has his sights lowered but still needs to settle with the new hood.

6/1

10/1

Form: 122621 CD

Last run: 21 days

W: 8st 13lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 91

Form & Verdict
Ten races and usually seriously involved, this season's exception on soft ground; best efforts came in 1m2f handicaps on good ground under Neil Callan at Newmarket on last two starts, the latter a C&D win since which the second and fourth have both won; not harshly treated with 4lb rise.
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4th

1

(1)

25th Aug 2023

Good To Firm

1m 2f 0y

Class 3

16:25 Newmarket (July)

Mighty River

9st 8lb

J: Ray Dawson

T: James Tate

C&D winner (good; 4lb higher today) in June; not so hot back here on good to firm next time, albeit in a better race, and although he wasn't beaten far at Chelmsford (AW) on latest start, that was in only seventh of 11; faces fewer rivals this time but not top of the list.

9/1

7th

9

(10)

15th Aug 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 3

18:45 Chelmsford (AW)

Mighty River

9st 5lb

J: Neil Callan

T: James Tate

Successful at Wolverhampton (9.5f, Tapeta) and Lingfield (1m2f, Polytrack) last winter and added another win at Newmarket (1m2f, good) in June; not so good back there last time, albeit in a better race, and others are higher up the list.

8/1

9th

9

(3)

14th Jul 2023

Good To Firm

1m 2f 0y

Class 2

13:50 Newmarket (July)

Mighty River

8st 13lb

J: Neil Callan

T: James Tate

Ten races and usually seriously involved, this season's exception on soft ground; best efforts came in 1m2f handicaps on good ground under Neil Callan at Newmarket on last two starts, the latter a C&D win since which the second and fourth have both won; not harshly treated with 4lb rise.

10/1

12/1

Form: 1-10 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 99

Form & Verdict
Great Voltigeur entry; good-ground novice wins at Leicester (1m) last October and Windsor (1m2f; easily made all) last month; ten days off before 28-1 for Group 3 at Royal Ascot (1m2f, good to firm) in which he ran creditably in tenth of 16, prominent long way; still looked inexperienced that day and he was hampered over 1f out, so remains capable of better.
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10th

2

(10)

14th Jul 2023

Good To Firm

1m 2f 0y

Class 2

13:50 Newmarket (July)

Bolster

9st 7lb

J: David Egan

T: Simon & Ed Crisford

Great Voltigeur entry; good-ground novice wins at Leicester (1m) last October and Windsor (1m2f; easily made all) last month; ten days off before 28-1 for Group 3 at Royal Ascot (1m2f, good to firm) in which he ran creditably in tenth of 16, prominent long way; still looked inexperienced that day and he was hampered over 1f out, so remains capable of better.

12/1

10th

4

(8)

22nd Jun 2023

Good

1m 1f 212y

Class 1

17:35 Ascot

Bolster

9st 2lb

J: James Doyle

T: Simon & Ed Crisford

Won at Leicester (1m, good) last October on sole 2yo start and easily made all in Windsor novice (1m2f, good) on recent reappearance; takes a steep rise in grade but it remains to be seen where his limitations lie.

12/1

1st

1

(2)

12th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

18:40 Windsor

Bolster

9st 10lb

J: James Doyle

T: Simon & Ed Crisford

led, headed and prominent after 1f, led again after 3f

15/8

10/1

Form: 81240 D

Last run: 20 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
Made all in Pontefract maiden (1m2f, soft) in April and ran well next two starts, latterly when catching the eye with how strongly he went up front long way in 1m4f handicap at York (good to firm); consequently one of the market leaders when back over 1m2f at Royal Ascot but he folded tamely from 3f out; impossible to fancy solely on that evidence but his stable's many winners of this race have included several other Royal Ascot flops.
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5th

4

(3)

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 1f 170y

Class 4

15:42 Ripon

Knockbrex

9st 7lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Charlie Johnston

prominent

8/1

5th

4

(3)

18th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 1f 170y

Class 4

15:42 Ripon

Knockbrex

9st 7lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Charlie Johnston

prominent, led 4f out, headed under 3f out, lost position 2f out, weakened over 1f out

8/1

11th

7

(11)

13th Oct 2023

Good

1m 5f 188y

Class 2

14:40 York

Knockbrex

8st 11lb

J: Sam James

T: Charlie Johnston

Acts on soft; the promise shown this spring, including at this track, has not been fulfilled but he did shape as if staying 1m4f at Thirsk on latest outing; that performance was the first suggestion that he might get 1m6f.

25/1

7/1

Form: 731 CD

Last run: 21 days

W: 8st 7lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
Brother to 1m2f Group 1 winner Nezwaah; marked improvement through his first three races, sticking his neck out to make all on the near rail in nine-runner C&D maiden (good) last time; further improvement should see him score off this opening mark sometime soon, perhaps today.
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4th

1

(4)

8th Aug 2023

Soft

1m 4f 10y

Class 4

19:40 Ripon

Seendid

9st 11lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: William Haggas

Brother to 1m2f Group 1 winner Nezwaah; marked improvement through his first three races, battling well when making all at Newmarket in July (1m2f, good); poor run on his handicap debut last month but dropped 4lb and still has some potential; new trip and ground to contend with today.

3/1

12th

12

(8)

14th Jul 2023

Good To Firm

1m 2f 0y

Class 2

13:50 Newmarket (July)

Seendid

8st 7lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: William Haggas

Brother to 1m2f Group 1 winner Nezwaah; marked improvement through his first three races, sticking his neck out to make all on the near rail in nine-runner C&D maiden (good) last time; further improvement should see him score off this opening mark sometime soon, perhaps today.

7/1

1st

5

(4)

23rd Jun 2023

Good

1m 2f 0y

Class 4

18:30 Newmarket (July)

Seendid

9st 4lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: William Haggas

made all, against near rail home straight

5/1

Form: 231-16 D

Last run: 70 days

W: 9st 0lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
Great Voltigeur entry; striking 4l win in handicap at Newmarket (1m2f, good to soft) in April, rearing as the stalls opened but soon back in touch and cruising to the front over 1f out; sixth of seven in Listed race there (1m2f, good; second favourite) singularly failed to back up that good impression but, having been withdrawn because of the ground twice since, the promise of that win can't be forgotten.
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8th

3

(4)

12th Aug 2023

Soft

1m 3f 211y

Class 3

15:55 Ascot

Like A Tiger

9st 13lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: James Ferguson

Had the reopposing Regal Empire 4l back in second when a striking winner of a 1m2f Newmarket handicap (good to soft) on his reappearance in April; the tables were turned in a Racing League handicap at Yarmouth (1m2f, good to soft) 16 days ago but he still performed with credit and it's possible today's longer trip can unlock some improvement.

13/2

5th

8

(10)

27th Jul 2023

Good To Soft

1m 2f 23y

Class 2

20:30 Yarmouth

Like A Tiger

8st 6lb

J: Hayley Turner

T: James Ferguson

Great Voltigeur entry; the ground was good to soft when the striking winner of a 1m2f Newmarket handicap on his reappearance in April but good when well held in a Listed race back there at the Guineas meeting; not seen since (withdrawn from a few intended engagements due to quick ground) but he's proved he's capable when fresh and ground conditions seem likely to be in his favour; big player.

9/2

Non-runners

Like A Tiger

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta £541.80
Straight Forecast £448.48
Tricast £3129.24
Trifecta £7582.50

Selections

RP RATINGS:

Mighty River

NEWMARKET:

Seendid

D Express:

Dayzee

POSTDATA:

Local Dynasty

THE NORTH:

Knockbrex

The Times:

Tagabawa

SPOTLIGHT:

Bolster

Daily Mirror:

Seendid

The Star:

Seendid

Daily Record:

Dayzee

TOPSPEED:

Mighty River

Telegraph:

Mighty River

The Guardian:

Mighty River

The Sun:

Mighty River

Daily Mail:

Local Dynasty