August 19 / 15.05 Doncaster

15.05

Good To Firm

Eco-Power Group Handicap

  • Prize money: £5566.32
  • 1m 2f 43y
  • Class 4
  • 13 runners
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Eco-Power Group Handicap

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.00
  • Place: £2.30

Form: 31-40

Last run: 97 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 69

Form & Verdict
Won a three-runner Carlisle novice (1m1f, good to firm) last August; has offered very little in either handicap (soft/good to soft) and some quirks haven't gone unnoticed; had wind surgery.
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1st

11

(12)

14th Jun 2024

Good

1m 2f 56y

Class 4

16:45 York

Invisible Friend

9st 2lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: Kevin Ryan

midfield, steady headway over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, led inside final furlong, kept on well final 110yds, won going away

20/1

7/1

  • Place: £2.60

Form: 212147 C

Last run: 11 days

W: 10st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict
Went up in the weights following a good spell in early summer and has never won a handicap off a mark this high; ran miserably last time.
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1st

9

(3)

31st May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 3f 197y

Class 4

20:50 Doncaster

Lexington Knight

9st 0lb

J: Joe Leavy

T: Richard Hannon

prominent

11/2

2nd

11

(10)

20th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 99y

Class 4

19:40 Windsor

Lexington Knight

9st 7lb

J: Sean Levey

T: Richard Hannon

prominent

7/1

2nd

11

(10)

20th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 99y

Class 4

19:40 Windsor

Lexington Knight

9st 7lb

J: Sean Levey

T: Richard Hannon

prominent, challenging from over 2f out, hung left 1f out, kept on

7/1

7/2

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 4-8564

Last run: 38 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 78

Form & Verdict
Makes handicap debut after five defeats and didn't get the run of things when a close fourth at Bath in July (1m, good; first-time hood); should stay this far.
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3rd

11

(1)

19th Aug 2023

Good To Firm

1m 2f 43y

Class 4

15:05 Doncaster

Sealine

9st 7lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Roger Varian

Makes handicap debut after five defeats and didn't get the run of things when a close fourth at Bath in July (1m, good; first-time hood); should stay this far.

7/2

4th

5

(1)

12th Jul 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

19:40 Bath

Sealine

9st 7lb

J: Ray Dawson

T: Roger Varian

Has been generally progressive in his four starts and he kept on well when a 4l sixth of 15 at Nottingham (8.3f, good to firm) last month; that was an eyecatching effort in a good maiden and he's a big player if he can take another step forward; hood added.

7/2

6th

9

(2)

15th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 75y

Class 5

14:40 Nottingham

Sealine

9st 5lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Roger Varian

dwelt start

4/1

14/1

Form: 5-8030 D

Last run: 52 days

W: 9st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict
The latest of two wins last summer came off this mark; goes on any ground but he's really struggled in three of his four runs this season and now tries cheekpieces.
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8th

9

(2)

25th May 2024

Soft

1m 3f 175y

Class 5

16:45 Haydock

Molinari

9st 3lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Martin Todhunter

Continues to drop down the weights and his recent fourth at Newcastle (1m2f, AW) was a step back in the right direction; however, he has a regressive profile and needs to build on that latest performance.

8/1

8th

9

(2)

25th May 2024

Soft

1m 3f 175y

Class 5

16:45 Haydock

Molinari

9st 3lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Martin Todhunter

Continues to drop down the weights and his recent fourth at Newcastle (1m2f, AW) was a step back in the right direction; however, he has a regressive profile and needs to build on that latest performance.

8/1

4th

10

(2)

12th May 2024

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 4

16:17 Newcastle (AW)

Molinari

9st 0lb

J: Mark Winn

T: Martin Todhunter

prominent, in touch with leaders after 3f, switched to centre 3f out

14/1

25/1

Form: /3800-

Last run: 316 days

W: 9st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict
Won a Thirsk novice (1m, good to firm) for Roger Varian in June 2021 but he's had only six runs since and has been disappointing; needs a major turnaround.
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8th

2

(6)

16th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 5

17:15 Newcastle (AW)

King Triton

9st 12lb

J: Archie Young

T: Grant Tuer

took keen hold, prominent, lost position under 2f out, soon no impression

11/2

5th

1

(3)

6th Nov 2023

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 5

16:55 Wolverhampton (AW)

King Triton

10st 0lb

J: Sam James

T: Grant Tuer

Only win was in a Thirsk novice back in June 2021; mixed form since; recent efforts not particularly inspiring; others stronger.

13/2

9th

4

(1)

17th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 5

19:00 Newcastle (AW)

King Triton

9st 8lb

J: Sam James

T: Grant Tuer

Lost his way during a limited campaign last year and has gone backwards this season, each time from the front; has it to prove on Tapeta debut.

10/1

Form: 385537 CD

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict
Seemingly suited by good or quicker so that's a concern with rain forecast; never figured on good to soft at Chepstow latest.
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2nd

6

(11)

10th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 1f 0y

Class 5

16:55 Carlisle

Highwaygrey

9st 7lb

J: David Allan

T: Tim Easterby

Hold-up performer who has eight wins on his CV, the most recent at Newcastle (1m2f) in his final run last year; now 1lb lower than for that success but he's not posed a threat in three runs this season and needs to raise his game.

5/1

5th

15

(11)

3rd Jun 2024

Good To Soft

1m 2f 0y

Class 4

20:30 Wetherby

Highwaygrey

8st 7lb

J: Duran Fentiman

T: Tim Easterby

slowly away, held up in rear

14/1

4th

7

(3)

22nd May 2024

Good

1m 2f 0y

Class 4

16:55 Ayr

Highwaygrey

8st 12lb

J: David Allan

T: Tim Easterby

dwelt start, in rear, took keen hold after 2f

10/1

Form: 0-3184 CD

Last run: 36 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict
Found to be coughing after a heavy defeat on AW before finishing a never-dangerous fourth from well off the pace at York (1m2f, good to soft); generally progressive and worth considering.
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8

(8)

14th Jun 2024

Good

1m 2f 56y

Class 4

16:45 York

Shimmering Sands

9st 4lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Michael & David Easterby

towards rear

33/1

10/1

Form: 1634-8 C

Last run: 121 days

W: 10st 4lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Won small-field handicaps over 1m2f and 1m4f on good to firm last summer, one of them here; ground was soft when quiet on return and significant rain would count against him (handles good to soft).
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5th

1

(4)

6th Jun 2024

Good

2m 0f 45y

Class 5

14:05 Haydock

Animato

10st 2lb

J: Jack Enright

T: David O’Meara

Snapped long losing sequence at Catterick (2m, good) last month and followed up at Chester (2m, good to soft); he's going back up the weights only slowly and has to be respected.

5/2

1st

7

(9)

25th May 2024

Soft

1m 7f 196y

Class 5

14:55 Chester

Animato

9st 9lb

J: Jason Watson

T: David O’Meara

in rear

4/1

14/1

Form: 10-075

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 79

Form & Verdict
Won twice at Haydock last season before finishing tailed off in a Group 2; hasn't been that competitive in any of her three handicaps this season (1m-1m2f) and others are safer.
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3rd

3

28th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 75y

17:00 Ballinrobe

Leitzel

11st 2lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Andrew McNamara

Won first two starts at two for David O'Meara but couldn't build on that in handicap company last year; bought for 25,000gns and encouraging hurdles debut when chasing home an all-the-way 11l winner in Bellewstown maiden last month on similar ground; one to consider.

9/4

3rd

3

28th May 2024

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 75y

17:00 Ballinrobe

Leitzel

11st 2lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Andrew McNamara

Won first two starts at two for David O'Meara but couldn't build on that in handicap company last year; bought for 25,000gns and encouraging hurdles debut when chasing home an all-the-way 11l winner in Bellewstown maiden last month on similar ground; one to consider.

9/4

2nd

15

24th Apr 2024

Yielding

2m 1f 0y

16:45 Bellewstown

Leitzel

11st 0lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: Andrew McNamara

in touch with leaders, headway 2 out, ran on well and went second towards finish, no match for winner

14/1

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10th
3 (6)

20/1

Form: 3210-9 D

Last run: 44 days

W: 10st 1lb

4 yo

OR: 79

Form & Verdict
Won over 1m2f in France last October; left Godolphin for £40,000 in March and was well held on AW return (stable debut); this trip is probably a better fit than 1m but has questions to answer now.
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16/1

Form: 60-727

Last run: 48 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict
Up and down since making a successful handicap debut at Salisbury last summer (1m, good to firm; four ran); revived in a visor two runs back but that aid now left off and cheekpieces didn't work wonders when tried once before; rain would cast further doubts.
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11th

7

(8)

19th Aug 2023

Good To Firm

1m 2f 43y

Class 4

15:05 Doncaster

Rogue Rocket

9st 11lb

J: Connor Planas

T: Tom Clover

Up and down since making a successful handicap debut at Salisbury last summer (1m, good to firm; four ran); revived in a visor two runs back but that aid now left off and cheekpieces didn't work wonders when tried once before; rain would cast further doubts.

16/1

7th

4

(1)

2nd Jul 2023

Good To Firm

1m 3f 99y

Class 4

16:10 Windsor

Rogue Rocket

9st 6lb

J: David Egan

T: Tom Clover

Won four-runner race at Sandown (1m, good to firm) one year ago on handicap debut; three modest shows before creditable second in three-runner race at Salisbury (1m2f, good to firm) two weeks ago with first-time visor; manner of that encourages this move up in trip, on a competitive mark.

10/1

2nd

3

(2)

18th Jun 2023

Good To Firm

1m 1f 201y

Class 4

17:10 Salisbury

Rogue Rocket

9st 7lb

J: David Egan

T: Tom Clover

raced in third, hit rail after 3f, outpaced and pushed along 2f out, ridden and went second 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, no match for winner

15/2

Form: 691-03

Last run: 67 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict
AW novice winner last winter; needed blinkers (now missing) to return to form when third in a 1m handicap at Southwell (AW), since when he's left Ralph Beckett for 27,000gns; goes over a new trip here and should win races for his new yard.
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12th

7

(9)

24th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 5

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Come Together

9st 8lb

J: P J McDonald

T: Jedd O’Keeffe

His two efforts on the AW stand head and shoulders above his six starts on turf, winning here (8.6f) 11 months ago and finishing third of ten at Southwell (1m, Tapeta) in June; possibilities.

20/1

18

23rd Oct 2023

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 4

16:05 Wolverhampton (AW)

Come Together

9st 0lb

T: Jedd O’Keeffe

11th

13

(3)

28th Sep 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

17:18 Newmarket

Come Together

9st 2lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Jedd O’Keeffe

Lightly raced 3yo who won 8.6f AW novice last November and drops back in trip on his third outing for this yard; however, he's hard to fancy based on what he's shown the last twice (1m2f/1m3f).

40/1

25/1

Form: 2-2645

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 0lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 71

Form & Verdict
Close up on her handicap debut/reappearance (1m2f, soft) in April before out of her depth in a Listed race; has fared no better back in handicap company, latterly on her debut for this yard.
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9th

2

(8)

6th Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 6

20:15 Kempton (AW)

Fantizzy

9st 8lb

J: Pierre-Louis Jamin

T: Charlie Wallis

Runner-up on handicap debut at Nottingham (1m2f) last April but struggled since and was beaten 12l on stable debut at Chelmsford (1m2f) last month; mark is tumbling but now 0-10 and has a lot to prove; cheekpieces added.

33/1

12th

7

(7)

7th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

17:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Fantizzy

9st 12lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Charlie Wallis

prominent

20/1

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Payout
Exacta £67.40
Straight Forecast £46.74
Tricast £143.70
Trifecta £281.40

Selections

RP RATINGS:

Highwaygrey

SPOTLIGHT:

Shimmering Sands

TOPSPEED:

Animato

NEWMARKET:

Invisible Friend

The Star:

Lexington Knight

Daily Mail:

Shimmering Sands

Daily Mirror:

Shimmering Sands

Daily Record:

Shimmering Sands

The Times:

Animato

Telegraph:

Animato

POSTDATA:

Highwaygrey

The Guardian:

Highwaygrey

D Express:

Highwaygrey

The Sun:

Highwaygrey