November 03 / 12.15 Newmarket

12.15

Heavy

Prestige Vehicles Handicap

  • Prize money: £5234
  • 0m 5f 0y
  • Class 5
  • 13 runners
RTV
View Course
Prestige Vehicles Handicap

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

15/2 (Won)

  • Win: £20.80
  • Place: £5.20

Form: 344392

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict
Usually competitive in Class 5s and gave it a good go from the front on soft ground at Redcar two weeks ago (6f); all three wins have come at 6f but he's quick enough for 5f.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

9th

14

(3)

24th Mar 2024

Soft

0m 6f 2y

Class 3

15:05 Doncaster

Parisiac

8st 4lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Alice Haynes

Game effort to win a heavy-ground 5f handicap at Newmarket last November; needs to leave this year's two AW runs behind him if he's to come out on top at this level.

25/1

6th

6

(5)

14th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 4

19:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Parisiac

9st 0lb

J: Christian Howarth

T: Alice Haynes

Usually seen over further and the ground was heavy when he won over 5f at Newmarket in November; fair effort on his return from four months off when fourth of eight here (6f) 19 days ago, but others are preferred over this trip.

6/1

4th

5

(9)

24th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

18:20 Chelmsford (AW)

Parisiac

9st 5lb

J: Tommie Jakes

T: Alice Haynes

soon led, against rail and took keen hold after 1f, headed inside final 110yds, soon no extra and lost position

9/1

2nd
11 (6)
Willingly

8/1

  • Place: £2.70

Form: 452341 D

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 66

Form & Verdict
Sixth career win and a first since rejoining Mark Usher when doing it fairly decisively at Nottingham (5f, heavy); 5lb higher now back in a Class 5, but hard to dismiss.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

2nd

1

(6)

16th May 2024

Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

14:00 Salisbury

Willingly

10st 1lb

J: Oliver Timms

T: Mark Usher

took keen hold, prominent, went second and challenging over 1f out, no extra final 110yds

4/1

2nd

1

(6)

16th May 2024

Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

14:00 Salisbury

Willingly

10st 1lb

J: Oliver Timms

T: Mark Usher

took keen hold, prominent, went second and challenging over 1f out, no extra final 110yds

4/1

4th

4

(6)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 5f 21y

Class 5

17:30 Windsor

Willingly

9st 7lb

J: Brandon Wilkie

T: Mark Usher

prominent

8/1

10/1

  • Place: £3.60

Form: 115177

Last run: 25 days

W: 9st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict
Won three of his four runs between April and May, all at 6f on good and slow ground; below that level the last twice but he's not handicapped out of it if this drop back to 5f doesn't inconvenience him.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

2

(3)

16th May 2024

Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

14:00 Salisbury

Big Bard

10st 0lb

J: Anna Gibson

T: Gary & Josh Moore

took keen hold, led, headed over 1f out, switched right and kept on final 110yds

5/2

3rd

2

(3)

16th May 2024

Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

14:00 Salisbury

Big Bard

10st 0lb

J: Anna Gibson

T: Gary & Josh Moore

took keen hold, led, headed over 1f out, switched right and kept on final 110yds

5/2

Form: -25275

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 68

Form & Verdict
0-8; only fifth of the nine runners when returning from a break (and wind surgery) at Leicester; ran one of his better races at this shorter trip.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

1

(12)

9th Dec 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

18:45 Newcastle (AW)

Maxzeno

9st 9lb

J: P J McDonald

T: Michael Appleby

took keen hold, in touch with leaders

5/2

5th

9

(5)

16th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

19:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Maxzeno

9st 5lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Michael Appleby

slowly into stride

9/4

4th

9

(5)

3rd Nov 2023

Heavy

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

12:15 Newmarket

Maxzeno

9st 2lb

J: Alistair Rawlinson

T: Michael Appleby

0-8; only fifth of the nine runners when returning from a break (and wind surgery) at Leicester; ran one of his better races at this shorter trip.

20/1

Form: -32807

Last run: 34 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 68

Form & Verdict
Failed to win for James Ferguson and and was only seventh at Chelmsford (6f) on his first run back with this yard; something to prove on soft ground.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

4

(3)

4th May 2024

Good To Firm

0m 6f 3y

Class 5

16:40 Yarmouth

Hover On The Wind

9st 5lb

J: Marco Ghiani

T: Chris Dwyer

Maiden who was all the rage ahead of his recent C&D comeback, when inclined to edge both ways before just failing to get up; holds leading claims upped 2lb for that.

5/2

1st

4

(3)

4th May 2024

Good To Firm

0m 6f 3y

Class 5

16:40 Yarmouth

Hover On The Wind

9st 5lb

J: Marco Ghiani

T: Chris Dwyer

Maiden who was all the rage ahead of his recent C&D comeback, when inclined to edge both ways before just failing to get up; holds leading claims upped 2lb for that.

5/2

2nd

3

(2)

13th Apr 2024

Good

0m 6f 3y

Class 6

19:00 Yarmouth

Hover On The Wind

9st 8lb

J: Silvestre De Sousa

T: Chris Dwyer

Regressive maiden who has been absent for five months and goes without the headgear worn for most of last season; tonight's career-low mark should be within range but other make greater appeal.

5/1

16/1

Form: 542104 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 8st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Ran okay last time at Yarmouth when considering 7f on soft ground was always likely to stretch him; all four wins have been at 5f and he's had a solid year in the main.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5th

10

(2)

10th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 8y

Class 6

20:18 Nottingham

Munificent

9st 1lb

J: Joey Haynes

T: Chelsea Banham

Triple Tapeta winner who is still lightly raced on turf and was successful in this sphere (5f, soft) last spring; mixed record in his four runs this year but he was runner-up at Wolverhampton last time and has claims if he can back that up.

6/1

5th

10

(2)

10th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 8y

Class 6

20:18 Nottingham

Munificent

9st 1lb

J: Joey Haynes

T: Chelsea Banham

took keen hold, in rear

6/1

2nd

8

(6)

19th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 6

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Munificent

9st 3lb

J: Joey Haynes

T: Chelsea Banham

Three of his four career wins have come over C&D; ran creditably here off 4lb higher on his penultimate start; capable of popping up soon.

11/2

12/1

Form: 216560 D

Last run: 97 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict
All four wins have come on ground softer than good, the latest off a similar mark at Nottingham in May; off since July but has run well fresh in the past.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

1

(6)

10th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 8y

Class 6

20:18 Nottingham

Showalong

9st 11lb

J: Jack Garritty

T: Tim Easterby

His last win was 12 months ago but that was over C&D and he's finished runner-up at Pontefract and Redcar (both at 5f on soft) in last two starts; on same mark as for both those runs and he's respected with blinkers added.

11/2

3rd

1

(6)

10th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 8y

Class 6

20:18 Nottingham

Showalong

9st 11lb

J: Jack Garritty

T: Tim Easterby

His last win was 12 months ago but that was over C&D and he's finished runner-up at Pontefract and Redcar (both at 5f on soft) in last two starts; on same mark as for both those runs and he's respected with blinkers added.

11/2

2nd

1

(8)

2nd May 2024

Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

15:17 Redcar

Showalong

9st 11lb

J: David Allan

T: Tim Easterby

Doesn't win too often (4-30) but 5f on soft ground is what he wants and he saw it out well to finish second last time at Pontefract; that was in a higher grade so his claims are crystal clear here.

9/4

Form: 75U161 D

Last run: 39 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict
Had raced exclusively over 5f but he was strong through the line when making all over 6f at Hamilton (good to soft) the final time; has another career-high mark to deal with (up 5lb) but he likes these tracks with stiff finishes.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4th

1

(5)

5th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 7y

Class 5

15:10 Hamilton

Cavalier Approach

9st 11lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Edward Bethell

Won twice here (5f/6f, good to soft) soon after joining Edward Bethell last summer and made encouraging seasonal reappearance on Tapeta in late March; sure to be suited by the return to this track and has scope for further progress this year; respected.

15/8

4th

1

(5)

5th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 7y

Class 5

15:10 Hamilton

Cavalier Approach

9st 11lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Edward Bethell

Won twice here (5f/6f, good to soft) soon after joining Edward Bethell last summer and made encouraging seasonal reappearance on Tapeta in late March; sure to be suited by the return to this track and has scope for further progress this year; respected.

15/8

7th

3

(2)

31st Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 5

17:35 Southwell (AW)

Cavalier Approach

9st 10lb

J: Callum Rodriguez

T: Edward Bethell

Recorded sprint wins at Newcastle (AW) and Hamilton (twice) last term; returns to this sphere off career-high mark but he's 2-4 for current yard and may do better still.

12/1

Form: 732982 D BF

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict
Often leads; enjoyed the return to turf when beating all bar an unexposed improver at Windsor (5f, soft) and looks a solid option off the same mark.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

9th

14

(5)

11th May 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

16:55 Ascot

Antiphon

9st 4lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Mike Murphy & Michael Keady

Acts on any ground; took advantage of a sliding mark when narrowly ending a 14-race losing run at Windsor (5f, good to soft) 12 days ago; 3lb rise still leaves him fairly treated on previous form and return to this trip no issue; each-way claims.

20/1

OUR TIP

10/1

Form: 104853 D

Last run: 32 days

W: 9st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict
None too consistent but a capable sprinter on his day and ran a fair race last time at Newcastle with the cheekpieces back on; tongue-tie now added; could go well.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

4

(4)

22nd May 2024

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

16:20 Ayr

Sound Reason

9st 4lb

J: Mark Winn

T: David O’Meara

Five-time winner at the trip on a variety of ground; two fair runs for new yard this year without quite finding his best form; new combination of accessories tried and he's handicapped to go well.

11/2

6th

4

(4)

22nd May 2024

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

16:20 Ayr

Sound Reason

9st 4lb

J: Mark Winn

T: David O’Meara

Five-time winner at the trip on a variety of ground; two fair runs for new yard this year without quite finding his best form; new combination of accessories tried and he's handicapped to go well.

11/2

7th

4

(5)

14th May 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

15:45 Beverley

Sound Reason

9st 7lb

J: Jason Watson

T: David O’Meara

Five wins for Kevin Ryan included two over C&D (good to firm) but he lost his edge after the latest of them last July; now 4lb lower and he should be all the better since his yard debut at Pontefract 22 days ago (made the running; tactically versatile); good claims with cheekpieces refitted.

3/1

13/2

Form: 434553 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 69

Form & Verdict
Now 1lb beneath the mark she defied earlier in the year and it was a solid run last time at Windsor (5f, soft; behind Antiphon), for all that her finishing effort was a little underwhelming; unlikely to be far away.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

11th

7

(1)

3rd Nov 2023

Heavy

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

12:15 Newmarket

Sera Dawn

9st 3lb

J: George Bass

T: Jack Channon

in rear towards far side

13/2

3rd

6

(4)

16th Oct 2023

Soft

0m 5f 21y

Class 5

16:50 Windsor

Sera Dawn

9st 5lb

J: David Probert

T: Jack Channon

Soft ground was no issue back in the spring when winning in novice and handicap company; progress has rather stalled but it wasn't a bad run last time and she's on a decent mark.

13/2

7/1

Form: 308593 D

Last run: 39 days

W: 9st 0lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 66

Form & Verdict
Bought for 3,000gns out of Bryan Smart's yard for which his record was mixed; pleasing debut for this one when close up at Leicester (5f, good to soft) and could well build on that.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

8

(6)

14th May 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

15:45 Beverley

Herakles

9st 3lb

J: David Nolan

T: Paul Midgley

Both wins on AW; 0-8 on turf but tracks with stiff finishes aren't a problem and the return to a quicker surface will probably suit after his third of eight on soft at Pontefract in April (just ahead of the reappearing Sound Reason); of interest for yard that has won three of the last five runnings.

5/1

3rd

8

(6)

14th May 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

15:45 Beverley

Herakles

9st 3lb

J: David Nolan

T: Paul Midgley

Both wins on AW; 0-8 on turf but tracks with stiff finishes aren't a problem and the return to a quicker surface will probably suit after his third of eight on soft at Pontefract in April (just ahead of the reappearing Sound Reason); of interest for yard that has won three of the last five runnings.

5/1

3rd

6

(1)

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

0m 5f 3y

Class 5

17:30 Pontefract

Herakles

9st 6lb

J: David Nolan

T: Paul Midgley

bumped rival start, prominent on inner

6/1

33/1

Form: 770497

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 72

Form & Verdict
Won twice for a different yard earlier this year but patchy form since and others look more likely.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5th

8

(1)

23rd May 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

19:17 Chelmsford (AW)

Kessaar Power

9st 1lb

J: Grace McEntee

T: Phil McEntee

took keen hold, in touch with leaders

16/1

5th

8

(1)

23rd May 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

19:17 Chelmsford (AW)

Kessaar Power

9st 1lb

J: Grace McEntee

T: Phil McEntee

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, lost position over 2f out, no impression from over 1f out

16/1

Non-runners

The Thames Boatman

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta £217.50
Straight Forecast £169.65
Tricast £1645.63
Trifecta £4194.90

Selections

RP RATINGS:

Sera Dawn

SPOTLIGHT:

Antiphon

The Sun:

Big Bard

TOPSPEED:

Showalong

LAMBOURN:

Willingly

Daily Mail:

Cavalier Approach

D Express:

Sound Reason

POSTDATA:

Sera Dawn

Daily Mirror:

Sera Dawn

The Star:

Big Bard

The Guardian:

Antiphon

Daily Record:

Antiphon

The Times:

Showalong

Telegraph:

Willingly