November 07 / 19.30 Newcastle (AW)

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  • 0m 7f 14y
  • Class 6
  • 12 runners
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Runners: 12 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Showers

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3/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.25
  • Place: £1.30

Form: 043821 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict
Second of 14 at Leicester (7f) in September then went one better at Redcar (7f) last month to get off the mark at the 16th attempt; clear with the runner-up last time and he's respected up 5lb.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

9th

4

(4)

26th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

13:58 Doncaster

Ratafia

9st 6lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Michael Herrington

Took a while to get off the mark but ended 2023 on a sharp upward curve, winning 7f handicaps at Redcar and Newcastle; carried on the good work when coming from off the pace to win a Newcastle handicap 32 days ago, form boosted by the third since; 2lb rise not beyond him and there's plenty in his favour today.

7/2

9th

4

(4)

26th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

13:58 Doncaster

Ratafia

9st 6lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Michael Herrington

Took a while to get off the mark but ended 2023 on a sharp upward curve, winning 7f handicaps at Redcar and Newcastle; carried on the good work when coming from off the pace to win a Newcastle handicap 32 days ago, form boosted by the third since; 2lb rise not beyond him and there's plenty in his favour today.

7/2

1st

5

(6)

25th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

19:00 Newcastle (AW)

Ratafia

9st 7lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Michael Herrington

Finished last year in cracking form, winning at Redcar (7f, heavy) and then over C&D, before being just held after rearing at the start back over C&D when last seen in November; up another 4lb for this reappearance but makes the shortlist given how well he acts here.

7/2

12/1

  • Place: £4.80

Form: 388336 D

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
His losing run goes back 16 races, but he was a fair third over C&D last month on his last two visits to Newcastle and has each-way claims.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

7

(1)

19th May 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

16:55 Ripon

Clotherholme

9st 0lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: Ann Duffield

On a losing run but he ran okay at Beverley 13 days ago, when he had to wait for a gap to appear, and was on the premises again at Hamilton on Friday, both over about 1m.

7/1

2nd

7

(1)

19th May 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

16:55 Ripon

Clotherholme

9st 0lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: Ann Duffield

On a losing run but he ran okay at Beverley 13 days ago, when he had to wait for a gap to appear, and was on the premises again at Hamilton on Friday, both over about 1m.

7/1

4th

10

(1)

17th May 2024

Good

1m 0f 68y

Class 6

19:50 Hamilton

Clotherholme

8st 10lb

J: Shane Gray

T: Ann Duffield

Winless since June 2022, but he shaped encouragingly on his reappearance when fifth of 11 in 8.5f Beverley handicap 11 days ago, not enjoying a clear passage in the final 2f; he can make his presence felt off an unchanged mark.

8/1

13/2

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 501434 C

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 49

Form & Verdict
Course winner who scored in first-time blinkers (retained since) at Wolverhampton (7f, Tapeta) in August and has continued to run well subsequently; can give another good account and could be in the mix.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

6

(3)

17th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

15:30 Newcastle (AW)

Cheese The One

9st 0lb

J: Faye McManoman

T: Stella Barclay

reluctant to load, led, faced challenge from over 2f out, no extra and lost three places inside final furlong

100/30

2nd

4

(12)

4th Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

18:40 Newcastle (AW)

Cheese The One

9st 2lb

J: Faye McManoman

T: Stella Barclay

prominent

12/1

7th

8

(6)

18th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Cheese The One

9st 3lb

J: Christian Howarth

T: Stella Barclay

midfield

10/1

Form: 150036 C

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
8yo who is an infrequent winner nowadays but he landed a 7f classified at Catterick in August and ran well when third over this C&D in September; denied a clear run when midfield over C&D latest and might not be far away.
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6th

9

(10)

23rd May 2024

Good To Firm

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

17:50 Catterick

Rum Runner

9st 0lb

J: Shane Gray

T: Geoffrey Harker

slowly away, raced in last, switched to near side over 2f out, switched left when bit short of room inside final furlong, headway inside final 110yds, no impression

12/1

6th

9

(10)

23rd May 2024

Good To Firm

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

17:50 Catterick

Rum Runner

9st 0lb

J: Shane Gray

T: Geoffrey Harker

Won from a similar mark over C&D (good to soft) last summer; caught too far back after one of his regular slow starts here last time but he did make some late headway; no shock were he to go well.

12/1

7th

8

(2)

30th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

17:10 Catterick

Rum Runner

9st 6lb

J: Shane Gray

T: Geoffrey Harker

Last win was over C&D on good to soft in August last year; below par on the AW last time, but had been in decent form earlier in the winter; tried visored last twice, but left off here; chance.

14/1

11/2

Form: -30602

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict
0-17 and inconsistent, but he was a good third over C&D in March and returned to form when second to a progressive winner at Wolverhampton (7f, Tapeta) a fortnight ago; in the shake-up if again on a going day.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

12th

7

(1)

13th May 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

21:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Van Zant

9st 6lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Ruth Carr

Finished lame behind Specialist View at Southwell two weeks ago; went into that race on the back of some fine efforts at the same track and he's effective here; chance.

5/1

12th

7

(1)

13th May 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

21:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Van Zant

9st 6lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Ruth Carr

Finished lame behind Specialist View at Southwell two weeks ago; went into that race on the back of some fine efforts at the same track and he's effective here; chance.

5/1

6th

2

(4)

29th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

16:10 Southwell (AW)

Van Zant

9st 9lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Ruth Carr

soon led

11/4

25/1

Form: -98609

Last run: 41 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict
3yo whose mark continues to fall but he's been unable to threaten in his first five handicaps and needs something extra now in cheekpieces.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

5

(2)

7th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Tiger Trap

9st 3lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: Tom Tate

in touch with leaders

25/1

9th

12

(7)

27th Sep 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

17:35 Redcar

Tiger Trap

8st 10lb

J: Graham Lee

T: Tom Tate

took keen hold, prominent

25/1

14th

8

(4)

26th Aug 2023

Good To Firm

0m 5f 217y

Class 6

20:00 Redcar

Tiger Trap

9st 6lb

J: Ben Curtis

T: Tom Tate

Well held in all six starts, including three handicaps (7f/6f) on fast and soft ground this summer; dropped another 4lb but he's missed the break in his last two runs and has plenty to prove.

25/1

Form: 130442

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 9lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 54

Form & Verdict
Landed 6f hat-trick at Ayr this summer and ran well when 5l second to well-handicapped winner over this C&D three weeks ago; contender.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

4

(4)

17th May 2024

Good

0m 6f 6y

Class 6

21:00 Hamilton

See My Baby Jive

9st 8lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Donald Whillans

Rattled off a hat-trick in the space of a fortnight at Ayr (6f, good to soft/soft) last summer, and was runner-up at Newcastle (7f) in October; always behind on seasonal reappearance, so a watching brief is advised.

16/1

6th

4

(4)

17th May 2024

Good

0m 6f 6y

Class 6

21:00 Hamilton

See My Baby Jive

9st 8lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Donald Whillans

Rattled off a hat-trick in the space of a fortnight at Ayr (6f, good to soft/soft) last summer, and was runner-up at Newcastle (7f) in October; always behind on seasonal reappearance, so a watching brief is advised.

16/1

8th

4

(2)

29th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

14:45 Ayr

See My Baby Jive

9st 2lb

J: Rhys Elliott

T: Donald Whillans

awkward start, always behind

12/1

Form: 332745

Last run: 8 days

W: 9st 3lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict
0-12 but he's made the frame several times this year and kept on nicely when fifth over 6f here last Monday; the step back up to 7f is worth a go and he could be thereabouts.
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Verdict Starting price

1st

8

(2)

24th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 160y

Class 6

16:00 Bath

Malham Tarn Cove

9st 0lb

J: Dougie Costello

T: Steph Hollinshead

0-14; returned from a break to post a career best when keeping on for second over C&D (good) latest; acts on slow ground; each-way player if able to back that up.

11/2

1st

8

(2)

24th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 160y

Class 6

16:00 Bath

Malham Tarn Cove

9st 0lb

J: Dougie Costello

T: Steph Hollinshead

0-14; returned from a break to post a career best when keeping on for second over C&D (good) latest; acts on slow ground; each-way player if able to back that up.

11/2

2nd

14

(10)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 160y

Class 6

17:00 Bath

Malham Tarn Cove

9st 0lb

J: Dougie Costello

T: Steph Hollinshead

Punted into favouritism on his last turf run over C&D and finished a decent fourth; not without hope if ready to roll on return.

16/1

8/1

Form: 950264

Last run: 39 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
16-race maiden whose form can be up and down but there have been some positive performances in recent months, finishing fourth over C&D last time; each-way case can be made.
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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

(12)

7th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Highland Queen

9st 2lb

J: Graham Lee

T: Bryan Smart

midfield

8/1

4th

7

(3)

29th Sep 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

18:30 Newcastle (AW)

Highland Queen

9st 2lb

J: Graham Lee

T: Bryan Smart

Maiden (0-15); went clear but couldn't sustain her effort when reeled in by Elettaria at Carlisle (7f, good to firm) last month; her subsequent Catterick run can be excused - stumbled badly early - so, on slightly better terms, she'd have a chance of reversing those earlier placings.

4/1

6th

2

(3)

30th Aug 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

16:15 Catterick

Highland Queen

9st 7lb

J: Andrew Breslin

T: Bryan Smart

took keen hold, midfield, smooth headway over 2f out, weakened over 1f out

5/2

33/1

Form: 0-0609 D

Last run: 75 days

W: 9st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict
Went close twice in a row in summer 2022 but he's struggled to get competitive since and others are preferred.
Place /
No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

10th

12

(11)

7th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Lincoln Red

9st 0lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Olly Williams

towards rear

33/1

9th

6

(5)

24th Aug 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

18:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Lincoln Red

9st 9lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Olly Williams

His last win was on AW (7f) in December 2020; did have some close calls at Yarmouth last summer but he hasn't got competitive in three outings this year

33/1

Form: -43327

Last run: 123 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 55

Form & Verdict
Third in first-time cheekpieces at Ripon in June then went close in first-time blinkers later that month; well beaten (in blinkers) at Beverley in July when last seen and now 0-8, but the visor could produce a positive response in view of her previous showings in first-time headgear; AW debut.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

9th

11

(4)

22nd Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

17:55 Southwell (AW)

Rockonmecca

9st 4lb

J: Faye McManoman

T: Michael Dods

11-race maiden who isn't progressing; met some trouble at Wolverhampton 18 days ago but others still look much more likely.

25/1

8th

10

(8)

4th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

17:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Rockonmecca

9st 4lb

J: Faye McManoman

T: Michael Dods

Has made the frame several times on turf; pair of duck eggs, both over 7f at Newcastle, since switched to AW; not the percentage call.

33/1

12th

9

(4)

19th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

15:14 Newcastle (AW)

Rockonmecca

9st 3lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Michael Dods

Largely in good form without winning in early summer but she resumed from four months off with a poor run over C&D 12 days ago; blinkers replace visor.

25/1

33/1

Form: 664678

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 0lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 46

Form & Verdict
3yo who has dropped to a basement mark but for a good reason and he was well beaten over C&D last Tuesday.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

12th

11

(7)

7th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Crown Bridges

9st 0lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Liam Bailey

in touch with leaders

33/1

8th

12

(5)

31st Oct 2023

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

18:15 Newcastle (AW)

Crown Bridges

9st 0lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Liam Bailey

Has made the frame three times, but 0-10 and latest efforts not amongst his best; cheekpieces return but he makes little appeal.

20/1

7th

8

(1)

30th Aug 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 6

16:15 Catterick

Crown Bridges

9st 2lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Liam Bailey

took keen hold, led, headed 2f out, soon weakened

10/1

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Payout
Exacta £44.50
Straight Forecast £51.33
Tricast £315.24
Trifecta £379.80

Selections

RP RATINGS:

Ratafia

SPOTLIGHT:

Cheese The One

POSTDATA:

Van Zant

Daily Mail:

Rum Runner

The Guardian:

Malham Tarn Cove

D Express:

Highland Queen

Daily Record:

See My Baby Jive

Telegraph:

Ratafia

The Star:

Ratafia

The Times:

Cheese The One

Daily Mirror:

Van Zant

The Sun:

Rum Runner