December 09 / 19.00 Wolverhampton (AW)

19.00

Standard

BetMGM: It’s Showtime Novice Stakes (GBB Race) (Div II)

  • Prize money: £5372.99
  • 0m 6f 20y
  • Class 4
  • 11 runners
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BetMGM: It’s Showtime Novice Stakes (GBB Race) (Div II)

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Light rain

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £3.75
  • Place: £1.20

Form: 660

Last run: 88 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict
Fair form on his first two runs but he came in last of 11 in Leicester novice in September on his final run for Paul and Oliver Cole; changed hands since for 5,000gns and not ruled out if bouncing back for his new handler.
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6th

5

(6)

9th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 4

17:35 Wolverhampton (AW)

Ippotheos

9st 2lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Michael Appleby

prominent

5/1

3rd

2

(3)

26th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 143y

Class 3

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Ippotheos

9st 8lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Michael Appleby

Has a patchy record but he won on his stable debut here (6f) in December and returned to form with a close second behind Sennockian at Lingfield 15 days ago; that was on his step up to 1m and he's respected off only 1lb higher here.

15/8

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8/1

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 6

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
12-1, hinted at promise when sixth of 12 in 6f Kempton novice on his debut 24 days ago; this Havana Grey colt can take a step forward now.
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1st

2

27th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 5

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Completely Random

9st 4lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Harry & Roger Charlton

prominent, niggled along halfway, good headway and led over 1f out, ridden and went clear inside final furlong

5/4

2nd

1

(3)

9th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 4

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Completely Random

9st 7lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Harry & Roger Charlton

12-1, hinted at promise when sixth of 12 in 6f Kempton novice on his debut 24 days ago; this Havana Grey colt can take a step forward now.

8/1

6th

2

(6)

15th Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

15:45 Kempton (AW)

Completely Random

9st 4lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Harry & Roger Charlton

Fourth foal; Havana Grey half-brother to 7f AW 2yo/1m turf winner Roarin' Success (RPR 88); dam 5f/6f winner (including AW; 89), half-sister to Group-placed 5f 2yo winner Anticipated and 5f/6f winner Midnight Rider out of 6f/7f winner; newcomer who needs a check.

16/1

6/1

  • Place: £2.70

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
36,000euros foal, 30,000euros yearling, 75,000euros 2yo; dam unraced half-sister to 1m2f Group 3 winner Starlish; son of Showcasing who is in good hands and worth a market check.
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3rd

4

(5)

9th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 4

17:35 Wolverhampton (AW)

Quiet Resolve

9st 2lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Richard Fahey

dwelt start and ducked right start, in rear, niggled along throughout

9/4

1st

7

(6)

13th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

17:30 Newcastle (AW)

Quiet Resolve

9st 7lb

J: Jack Garritty

T: Richard Fahey

Two promising efforts over 6f this winter, latterly here 17 days ago; stepping up to 7f looks sure to be in his favour; one of the likelier winners in this field.

3/1

3rd

5

(11)

27th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:15 Newcastle (AW)

Quiet Resolve

9st 0lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Richard Fahey

midfield

4/1

Form: 4496

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR: 74

Form & Verdict
Fair form on first two starts and not disgraced when sixth in 1m Kempton nursery 19 days ago; holds good claims.
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4th

8

(8)

22nd Apr 2024

Good To Firm

0m 6f 12y

Class 5

19:20 Windsor

Giorgio M

9st 5lb

J: Grace McEntee

T: George Boughey

Mixed record as a 2yo, running his two best races over 6f on AW; not obviously thrown in for this handicap debut but gelding and wind operations since last seen could help.

16/1

4th

8

(8)

22nd Apr 2024

Good To Firm

0m 6f 12y

Class 5

19:20 Windsor

Giorgio M

9st 5lb

J: Grace McEntee

T: George Boughey

Mixed record as a 2yo, running his two best races over 6f on AW; not obviously thrown in for this handicap debut but gelding and wind operations since last seen could help.

16/1

4th

2

(11)

9th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 4

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Giorgio M

9st 7lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: George Boughey

Fair form on first two starts and not disgraced when sixth in 1m Kempton nursery 19 days ago; holds good claims.

9/4

Form:

Last run:

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
No Nay Never filly; dam, 5f/6f 2yo winner (Group 3; RPR 107), is a sister to 5f 2yo winner Mia Diva; yard can ready them, so this speedily bred newcomer rates a player, especially if the market vibes are positive.
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5th

9

(6)

9th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 4

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Caroline Bay

9st 2lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Andrew Balding

No Nay Never filly; dam, 5f/6f 2yo winner (Group 3; RPR 107), is a sister to 5f 2yo winner Mia Diva; yard can ready them, so this speedily bred newcomer rates a player, especially if the market vibes are positive.

7/2

Form: 23678

Last run: 100 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

OR: 61

Form & Verdict
Showed fair form when twice placed in early summer but she has failed to build on it, coming in last of eight in 7f Carlisle nursery in August; lots more is needed on her Tapeta debut after a break.
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No Results Found

25/1

Form: 50

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
Made a promising start when fifth at Chelmsford but beat only one in 7f Kempton maiden 19 days ago; he needs to bounce back.
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5th

3

(7)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 6

19:40 Wolverhampton (AW)

Ten Club

9st 9lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Jamie Osborne

dwelt start, pulled hard, in rear, outpaced 2f out, kept on but not pace to challenge

8/1

5th

3

(7)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 6

19:40 Wolverhampton (AW)

Ten Club

9st 9lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Jamie Osborne

dwelt start, pulled hard, in rear

8/1

7th

7

(4)

9th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 4

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Ten Club

9st 7lb

J: Shane Kelly

T: Jamie Osborne

Made a promising start when fifth at Chelmsford but beat only one in 7f Kempton maiden 19 days ago; he needs to bounce back.

25/1

20/1

Form: 89

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Never a threat in 6f maidens at Newcastle and over C&D this autumn; he may do better once qualified for handicaps.
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8th

4

(8)

9th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 4

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Maverics Magic

9st 7lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Seb Spencer

Never a threat in 6f maidens at Newcastle and over C&D this autumn; he may do better once qualified for handicaps.

20/1

9th

2

(1)

13th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 5

17:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Maverics Magic

9st 7lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Seb Spencer

Soundly beaten in 6f AW maiden at Newcastle two weeks ago; needs to improve markedly for that run.

33/1

8th

5

(4)

31st Oct 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

17:15 Newcastle (AW)

Maverics Magic

9st 7lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Seb Spencer

Half-brother to French 5.5f 2yo winner Drag Lift (RPR 81); dam 6f selling winner (67), half-sister to 6f 2yo Listed winner Heart Of Fire and useful winners Knight Eagle (1m 2yo/1m6f) and Unsinkable (6f-1m4f); already gelded and sire just 2-81 (2%) here in past five seasons; best watched on debut unless market suggests otherwise.

20/1

9th
10 (1)
Inawe

50/1

Form: 07

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 2lb

2 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict
Ex-Irish filly who offered little on her yard debut when seventh in C&D novice 16 days ago; tongue tied now.
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10th

5

(11)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

17:10 Wolverhampton (AW)

Inawe

9st 5lb

J: Luke Morris

T: David Dennis

raced wide but in touch with leaders, lost position from over 2f out

16/1

10th

5

(11)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

17:10 Wolverhampton (AW)

Inawe

9st 5lb

J: Luke Morris

T: David Dennis

raced wide but in touch with leaders, lost position from over 2f out

16/1

9th

8

(8)

30th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Inawe

8st 13lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: David Dennis

awkward start, in rear

7/1

9/2

Form: 6

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict
14-1, made an encouraging start when sixth of nine in 7f Newcastle novice 22 days ago, leading until over 1f out; this son of Showcasing can do better now dropped in trip.
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8th

5

(8)

6th Jan 2024

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 5

16:00 Southwell (AW)

Power Shot

9st 7lb

J: Sam James

T: K R Burke

Went the wrong way from debut when beating only one home at Wolverhampton (11-2) and now has a bit to prove; yard also runs Cuban Tiger.

33/1

10th

5

(9)

9th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 4

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Power Shot

9st 7lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: K R Burke

14-1, made an encouraging start when sixth of nine in 7f Newcastle novice 22 days ago, leading until over 1f out; this son of Showcasing can do better now dropped in trip.

9/2

6th

7

(4)

17th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

16:15 Newcastle (AW)

Power Shot

9st 4lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: K R Burke

led

10/1

Form: 809

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 7lb

2 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Has been brought along very steadily, never-dangerous ninth of ten in 7f novice here last time; sort to do better once contesting handicaps over further.
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11th

8

(10)

9th Dec 2023

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 4

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Top Flight Century

9st 7lb

J: Jack Gilligan

T: Sir Mark Prescott Bt

Has been brought along very steadily, never-dangerous ninth of ten in 7f novice here last time; sort to do better once contesting handicaps over further.

40/1

9th

6

(9)

23rd Nov 2023

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

17:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Top Flight Century

9st 7lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Sir Mark Prescott Bt

Prescott runner who needs to improve markedly on his 6f efforts; likely to be more interesting when he gets a mark.

50/1

10th

11

(2)

15th Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

15:45 Kempton (AW)

Top Flight Century

9st 4lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Sir Mark Prescott Bt

110,000gns yearling; half-brother to winners Alenquer (7f-1m4f including 2yo/Group 1; RPR 122) and Cte D'Escarbagnas (French 7.5f 2yo; 98); 18-1, slow-starting eighth of nine in maiden at Wolverhampton (6f, AW) 13 days ago suggests he's one for a later stage.

40/1

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Payout
Exacta £10.40
Straight Forecast £10.33
Trifecta £54.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Caroline Bay

RP RATINGS:

Giorgio M

Daily Record:

Completely Random

The Star:

Ippotheos

The Times:

Caroline Bay

Telegraph:

Caroline Bay

Daily Mail:

Caroline Bay

D Express:

Caroline Bay

Daily Mirror:

Caroline Bay

The Sun:

Caroline Bay

POSTDATA:

Giorgio M

NEWMARKET:

Giorgio M

The Guardian:

Giorgio M