September 23 / 19.00 Wolverhampton (AW)

19.00

Standard

Joe Conboy Memorial Fillies’ Handicap

  • Prize money: £3873.16
  • 0m 7f 36y
  • Class 5
  • 11 runners
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Joe Conboy Memorial Fillies’ Handicap

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Mostly cloudy

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.50
  • Place: £2.00

Form: 453533 BF

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 11lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 70

Form & Verdict
Didn't progress after last summer's 6f novice win for Richard Hughes but kept on for third over that trip in two recent handicaps (turf/AW) and looks well worth at crack at 7f.
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12

(12)

14th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Song Of Success

9st 4lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: James Fanshawe

Appeared to appreciate the step up in trip when winning over C&D in September, but didn't build on that effort at Kempton (6f, Polytrack) last month; going back up to 7f may help, but the outside stall won't.

9/1

5th

7

(6)

18th Oct 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

16:20 Kempton (AW)

Song Of Success

10st 1lb

J: Morgan Cole

T: James Fanshawe

6f winner for Richard Hughes last summer; off the mark for current stable when dictating matters in a 0-70 fillies' handicap at Wolverhampton last month (7f); only 2lb higher but things might not pan out so smoothly a second time.

9/2

1st

2

(7)

23rd Sep 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Song Of Success

9st 11lb

J: Taylor Fisher

T: James Fanshawe

prominent, led after 2f

6/1

OUR TIP

9/2

  • Place: £1.20

Form: 6-2354

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 11lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 70

Form & Verdict
Well-bred filly; safely held over 1m on handicap debut in June but last month's keeping-on fourth at Newmarket (7f, good to firm) was a good effort and she's of strong interest here.
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1st

4

(9)

24th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

16:15 Southwell (AW)

Regal Fanfare

9st 7lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Sir Michael Stoute

midfield, in touch with leaders after 1f

3/1

2nd

1

(8)

23rd Sep 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Regal Fanfare

9st 11lb

J: Christian Howarth

T: Sir Michael Stoute

midfield

9/2

4th

9

(7)

25th Aug 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

14:40 Newmarket (July)

Regal Fanfare

9st 5lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Sir Michael Stoute

pressed leaders

12/1

8/1

  • Place: £3.30

Form: -56424

Last run: 51 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
Still a maiden after nine starts but was beaten under 1l in two 7f Newcastle handicaps during the summer and can play a major role if the first-time cheekpieces have any positive effect here.
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7th

2

(1)

7th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Original Thinker

9st 11lb

J: Alec Voikhansky

T: Harriet Bethell

Still a maiden after ten starts but she was a close third of 11 over C&D on latest start, always prominent and rallying in first-time cheekpieces, which are retained today; each-way contender.

7/1

3rd

9

(1)

23rd Sep 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Original Thinker

9st 5lb

J: Nicola Currie

T: Harriet Bethell

led, headed and lost second but prominent after 2f

8/1

4th

9

(4)

3rd Aug 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

18:40 Newcastle (AW)

Original Thinker

9st 4lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Harriet Bethell

0-4 for the Gosden yard and 0-4 for current stable; however, good second over C&D most recently and the winner has franked the form since; strong chance on that effort.

5/1

Form: -63623

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 11lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 70

Form & Verdict
A maiden after six runs but did very well to go close over C&D last month, having raced wide, and also ran well when placed over 1m at Kempton 17 days ago; likely contender.
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4th

5

(2)

23rd Sep 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Sail On Silverbird

9st 11lb

J: Dylan Hogan

T: Michael Bell

prominent on inner, dropped to midfield after 2f

9/2

3rd

3

(5)

6th Sep 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

19:30 Kempton (AW)

Sail On Silverbird

9st 11lb

J: Hector Crouch

T: Michael Bell

Unexposed 3yo who has been placed a few times on AW; did well to finish a close second at Wolverhampton (7f) most recently, having raced widest of all virtually throughout; could well go one better off just 1lb higher, provided this race goes more smoothly.

7/2

2nd

5

(9)

14th Aug 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

16:10 Wolverhampton (AW)

Sail On Silverbird

9st 8lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: Michael Bell

Possible the switch to turf compromised her at Wetherby in June, as her initial mark made sense judged on such as her C&D third in May; still very lightly raced and she could be dangerous back on Tapeta.

12/1

20/1

Form: 1-5568

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 65

Form & Verdict
Did not threaten in 6f handicaps on first two starts for John Butler but remains unexposed after only five runs in total and is worth keeping an eye on in the betting.
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2nd

12

(5)

21st Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Spring Day

9st 4lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: John Butler

Won a 6f fillies' novice event at Chelmsford on her racecourse debut (trained by Andrew Balding); similar form in handicaps for new yard, over C&D the last twice, and leaves the impression there may still be a bigger effort in her; betting to guide.

14/1

5th

4

(7)

7th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Spring Day

9st 11lb

J: Luke Morris

T: John Butler

Won debut; no serious impact in three handicaps for new yard, the latest over C&D when never-nearer fifth of 11 from out the back; edging down the weights and interesting if the betting speaks in her favour.

8/1

5th

8

(5)

23rd Sep 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Spring Day

9st 6lb

J: Luke Morris

T: John Butler

slightly awkward start, raced in last

20/1

14/1

Form: 4218 D

Last run: 42 days

W: 9st 11lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 70

Form & Verdict
Delivered on earlier promise when ready winner of 7f Kempton novice in May; not seen to same effect in handicap on good to soft turf six weeks ago but remains unexposed and may fare better now back on an AW surface.
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7th

1

(7)

6th Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

13:30 Kempton (AW)

Glory Sky

9st 11lb

J: Joe Leavy

T: Richard Hannon

Novice winner here in May (7f) who has proven consistent rather than progressive since; gave it another good go at Wolverhampton 16 days ago but she'll need more to win back over 1m.

5/1

4th

10

(2)

21st Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Glory Sky

9st 6lb

J: Alec Voikhansky

T: Richard Hannon

Won a 7f novice event at Kempton in May; fair efforts in handicaps since without looking ahead of her mark; yard could be in better form too.

10/1

6th

9

(1)

14th Oct 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

19:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Glory Sky

9st 1lb

J: Joe Leavy

T: Richard Hannon

Novice win came at Kempton (7f), having raced prominently; has stayed on from rear in both starts since returned to AW, latest over 1m; could be involved if this pans out favourably.

14/1

Form: 66-59

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Displayed some promise in 7f novice races last winter but, following a break, was soundly beaten when 66-1 for recent handicap debut (1m); needs that outing to have brought her on considerably.
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5th

10

(2)

2nd Mar 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

16:30 Kempton (AW)

Sams Hope

9st 7lb

J: Alec Voikhansky

T: Richard Hannon

Limited maiden but has only raced the six times and she remains in same top yard for a 4yo campaign; had wind surgery; market useful.

16/1

10th

13

(4)

4th Oct 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

20:00 Kempton (AW)

Sams Hope

9st 4lb

J: Alec Voikhansky

T: Richard Hannon

Well held back from a break on her handicap debut over C&D a month ago; did a bit better on Tapeta last time and is the only one of these open to any improvement, which entitles her to some respect.

16/1

7th

10

(3)

23rd Sep 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Sams Hope

9st 3lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Richard Hannon

midfield

33/1

Form: 378573 D BF

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 11lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 70

Form & Verdict
Suffered dip in form after 7f Polytrack win in April but was seemingly aided by first-time cheekpieces (retained) when running big race in defeat over C&D three weeks ago and remains on a good mark.
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5th

3

(3)

14th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

20:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Puntarelle

9st 12lb

J: Ross Coakley

T: Jonathan Portman

7f winner here in April; she has found it tougher going in handicaps since but dropping into Class 5 fillies' events the last twice has seen her be more competitive (pulled hard latest); drops in trip but she has the pace to cope; not out of it.

6/1

8th

3

(6)

23rd Sep 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Puntarelle

9st 11lb

J: Benoit De La Sayette

T: Jonathan Portman

took keen hold, in touch with leaders

9/2

3rd

3

(8)

1st Sep 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Puntarelle

9st 12lb

J: Robert Havlin

T: Jonathan Portman

7f Polytrack winner, when 7lb higher in April; unable to make any significant impression on her last four starts (7f-1m); handy mark and cheekpieces now go on, so that may help with a more competitive effort.

6/1

14/1

Form: 58-806 CD

Last run: 22 days

W: 8st 10lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Returned from break with two down-the-field turf runs last month but her C&D sixth three weeks ago was a lot more encouraging and she's now 4lb lower than when causing a 40-1 surprise in this race a year ago.
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12

(7)

25th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 1y

Class 6

11:30 Lingfield (AW)

Aviary

8st 11lb

J: Christian Howarth

T: Adrian Wintle

Sole win came off 8lb higher last September but hasn't been shaping as if she's ready to take advantage of her reduced mark; has first-time cheekpieces added to her regular hood.

25/1

6th

4

(2)

24th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Aviary

9st 6lb

J: Georgia Dobie

T: Adrian Wintle

Sole win came over C&D off 7lb higher last September and better effort in defeat under same conditions the following month; ran better than it looked from a wide draw here 15 days ago and she could be poised to strike.

13/2

6th

7

(12)

9th Oct 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Aviary

9st 1lb

J: Christian Howarth

T: Adrian Wintle

Now 6lb lower than when springing a surprise over C&D last autumn (sole win); hung left without the usual hood last time and should do better at this lower level but stall 12 isn't good for one happiest on the sharp end.

16/1

10/1

Form: 654463

Last run: 15 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 55

Form & Verdict
Ex-French filly who looked suited by the move back up to 7f when placed at Haydock (good) a fortnight ago, her third start British start; another 1lb lower here; could have a say.
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3rd

6

(6)

15th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

17:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Reve De Magritte

9st 9lb

J: Jack Enright

T: Ed de Giles

Just one win from 26 starts but she went close in a C&D handicap on Boxing Day and had an excuse when returned to 8.6f here (raced freely) last time; now drops back in trip and has claims if she can recapture her penultimate form.

5/1

9th

7

(6)

2nd Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

17:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Reve De Magritte

9st 9lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Ed de Giles

Just 1-25 with her win coming in France (8.5f, AW) at the end of 2022, but she was only beaten a neck in a 0-55 handicap over 7f here a week ago; return to this trip may suit now dropped in class and one to be interested in.

2/1

2nd

5

(10)

26th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

15:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Reve De Magritte

9st 4lb

J: Jack Enright

T: Ed de Giles

A few costly defeats since leaving France, latterly when a beaten favourite off a 2lb higher mark at Kempton two weeks ago; had previously pulled hard from the same stall as today over C&D (not for the first time) and is running out of excuses.

10/1

20/1

Form: 281668

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 65

Form & Verdict
Opened account with quite comfortable 5f turf win in July but her form has dipped since and she has quite a bit to prove on this first attempt at 7f.
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11th

7

(4)

23rd Sep 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Beau Roc

9st 6lb

J: Morgan Cole

T: George Boughey

towards rear of midfield

20/1

8th

4

(4)

6th Sep 2023

Good

0m 5f 10y

Class 5

14:50 Bath

Beau Roc

9st 7lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: George Boughey

slowly into stride, held up in rear, no impression from over 2f out

6/1

Non-runners

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Payout
Exacta £26.00
Straight Forecast £19.40
Tricast £182.79
Trifecta £178.50

Selections

The Times:

Sail On Silverbird

SPOTLIGHT:

Regal Fanfare

NEWMARKET:

Song Of Success

Daily Mail:

Original Thinker

The Sun:

Reve De Magritte

RP RATINGS:

Regal Fanfare

POSTDATA:

Regal Fanfare

Daily Mirror:

Sail On Silverbird

The Star:

Sail On Silverbird

Daily Record:

Sail On Silverbird

Telegraph:

Song Of Success

The Guardian:

Song Of Success

D Express:

Original Thinker