December 29 / 16.30 Southwell (AW)

16.30

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  • Prize money: £3140.4
  • 1m 0f 13y
  • Class 6
  • 11 runners
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Runners: 11 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Mostly cloudy

6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.00
  • Place: £2.50

Form: 5-336 BF

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Showed promise at maiden/novice level, including over C&D; only midfield at Lingfield (1m) on the switch to handicap company but wasn't disgraced on form and remains open to progress in this grade; one for the shortlist.
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Verdict Starting price

8th

8

(4)

2nd May 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

18:25 Chelmsford (AW)

Davids Diva

9st 6lb

J: Gina Mangan

T: Rod Millman

midfield

16/1

8th

8

(4)

2nd May 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

18:25 Chelmsford (AW)

Davids Diva

9st 6lb

J: Gina Mangan

T: Rod Millman

midfield

16/1

5th

3

(9)

20th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

19:30 Southwell (AW)

Davids Diva

9st 7lb

J: Ross Coakley

T: Rod Millman

Disappointing favourite here (1m) last month when bidding for a four-timer; progressive filly otherwise and could well bounce back; her most recent win came over 7f; not written off.

8/1

2nd
8 (7)
Daafy

12/1

  • Place: £3.20

Form: 546567 CD

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict
On a 16-race losing sequence that goes back to March 2022 and has failed to sparkle in two runs (elsewhere) since returning from a break; however, the return to Southwell may help, having gained all wins here; handy mark.
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6

(10)

5th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

18:30 Southwell (AW)

Daafy

9st 5lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Derek Shaw

Course regular who has been placed on both starts since winning over 7f here in January; also effective over 1m and current mark is probably not beyond him; ought to be on the premises again.

4/1

3rd

1

(3)

27th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

19:00 Southwell (AW)

Daafy

9st 9lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Derek Shaw

Southwell specialist who has performed well (won then second) in C&D events this year and the form has received several boosts; strongly respected off an unaltered mark.

5/2

4/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 100041 C

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Had wind surgery prior to 7f success here (Southwell debut; off 4lb lower) two weeks ago, taking AW form figures to 23241, and may have more to offer this winter; commands respect back up in distance (stays 1m).
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6th

3

(9)

26th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

19:00 Newcastle (AW)

Camacho Star

9st 6lb

J: Paula Muir

T: Kevin Ryan

Gets away with this trip but it's easy to argue 7f suits ideally; pulled hard on heavy ground last time and is better than that but he'd been turned over as favourite three times on the spin previously and there's little room for manoeuvre off this mark.

8/1

6th

3

(9)

26th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

19:00 Newcastle (AW)

Camacho Star

9st 6lb

J: Paula Muir

T: Kevin Ryan

Gets away with this trip but it's easy to argue 7f suits ideally; pulled hard on heavy ground last time and is better than that but he'd been turned over as favourite three times on the spin previously and there's little room for manoeuvre off this mark.

8/1

10th

10

(11)

3rd Apr 2024

Soft

0m 7f 6y

Class 5

15:55 Catterick

Camacho Star

8st 12lb

J: Paula Muir

T: Kevin Ryan

Three wins last year, including one over C&D on soft; below best at Newcastle in January but has gone well fresh and is another to consider in a fairly open event.

9/1

Form: 882577

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
0-5 for current yard but went close at this course in March (sole Southwell start) and looks interesting off 4lb lower back here, especially as this is a drop in class; defied higher marks twice in his 2yo season.
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4th

3

(1)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

18:40 Wolverhampton (AW)

Locked N Loaded

9st 8lb

J: William Carson

T: Tony Carroll

took keen hold, in touch with leaders

5/2

4th

3

(1)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

18:40 Wolverhampton (AW)

Locked N Loaded

9st 8lb

J: William Carson

T: Tony Carroll

took keen hold, in touch with leaders

5/2

2nd

6

(2)

4th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Locked N Loaded

9st 7lb

J: William Carson

T: Tony Carroll

Last win came in France in 2022 but running well of late, including at this venue in race that wasn't run to suit on Tuesday; should go well back in trip if there's a gallop on.

100/30

13/2

Form: 243756

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 57

Form & Verdict
Not disgraced in a couple of Tapeta contests elsewhere for new stable, albeit without improving for drop back in trip (to about 1m); still a maiden and needs to raise her game but looks well handicapped on peak efforts.
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5th

1

(4)

17th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 98y

Class 6

15:57 Newcastle (AW)

Rose Light

9st 9lb

J: Callum Hutchinson

T: Gemma Tutty

took keen hold, in touch with leaders

3/1

6th

8

(8)

13th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 4f 98y

Class 5

16:24 Newcastle (AW)

Rose Light

9st 2lb

J: Robert Havlin

T: Gemma Tutty

towards rear

7/2

9

(9)

30th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 3f 23y

Class 6

20:30 Southwell (AW)

Rose Light

9st 4lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: Gemma Tutty

Well treated on some of her AW efforts for Jonathan Portman last year (twice placed off 10lb higher), but out of the frame in four starts for this yard and now 0-16; needs a resurgence.

9/1

Form: 888324 C BF

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict
Has done all his winning at 7f, including twice here last December; beaten favourite over C&D three weeks ago but ran respectably on form and remains on a workable mark; close second at Newcastle (1m) the time before.
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8th

8

(8)

16th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 6

17:30 Newcastle (AW)

Martins Brig

9st 5lb

J: David Allan

T: David Thompson

Wins have come over 7f-1m and he's finished well beaten in two tries over this far; arrives in decent nick but the handicapper knows where he is and stamina is an obvious worry.

8/1

13/2

Form: 409745 D BF

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict
Fairly useful on his day but current mark reflects a decline in his form since joining current yard; disappointing favourite dropped to this grade at Newcastle most recently; possibilities if raising his game, however.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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1st

6

(7)

9th May 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Amaysmont

10st 13lb

J: Miss Lauren Frost

T: Kevin Frost

in touch with leaders, headway over 1f out, led inside final furlong, kept on

3/1

1st

6

(7)

9th May 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Amaysmont

10st 13lb

J: Miss Lauren Frost

T: Kevin Frost

in touch with leaders, headway over 1f out, led inside final furlong, kept on

3/1

2nd

10

(13)

5th May 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 213y

Class 6

14:10 Salisbury

Amaysmont

10st 8lb

J: Miss Lauren Frost

T: Kevin Frost

Sliding down the weights and only found one too good in first-time blinkers (now removed) at Southwell (1m, AW) six days ago; just 1-22 on turf, but he seems to handle a soft surface well and no surprise if he plays a part.

6/1

OUR TIP

Form: 870504 CD

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
0-9 for current stable but has become well treated, having gained all wins off higher marks; shaped encouragingly at Newcastle (7f) most recently while leaving the impression this return to 1m will suit; not ruled out.
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8th

2

(4)

29th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

16:30 Southwell (AW)

Miss Britain

9st 9lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Ian McInnes

0-9 for current stable but has become well treated, having gained all wins off higher marks; shaped encouragingly at Newcastle (7f) most recently while leaving the impression this return to 1m will suit; not ruled out.

10/1

4th

7

(2)

9th Dec 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

18:45 Newcastle (AW)

Miss Britain

9st 6lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Ian McInnes

dwelt start, switched sharply right soon after start, in rear

25/1

11th

3

(11)

19th Nov 2023

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

14:38 Newcastle (AW)

Miss Britain

9st 9lb

J: Harry Burns

T: Ian McInnes

Triple winner at up to 1m, including on Tapeta; back on a handy mark and she showed signs of a revival last time, so not written off.

14/1

20/1

Form: 635790 C

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 4lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict
Similar type to stablemate Amaysmont, being 0-7 since joining this yard but looking well treated on best form; needs to rebound in a particularly big way, having failed to beat a rival in two starts since returned to AW.
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9th

8

(7)

19th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Nine Elms

8st 12lb

J: Lewis Edmunds

T: Kevin Frost

Returned to form with 28-1 third over C&D last month but he failed to back that up at Newcastle last Saturday and is now 0-11 since his last win ten months ago; down the list.

12/1

5th

6

(6)

10th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

19:15 Newcastle (AW)

Nine Elms

9st 3lb

J: Lewis Edmunds

T: Kevin Frost

28-1, returned to form when third of 11 in 9.5f Wolverhampton handicap 12 days ago; he needs to back it up now.

8/1

3rd

2

(8)

29th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

16:50 Wolverhampton (AW)

Nine Elms

9st 9lb

J: Lewis Edmunds

T: Kevin Frost

Scored twice over C&D in 2021; 0-8 for current stable and form tailed off towards the end of his 2023 campaign; others preferred.

25/1

10/1

Form: 600076 C

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Defied a 15lb higher mark at this track (7f) in February; far from consistent otherwise this year but ran quite encouragingly (beaten only 3l) over C&D most recently and holds a good chance if building on that effort.
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13th

4

(7)

23rd Apr 2024

Good To Firm

1m 0f 3y

Class 5

16:20 Yarmouth

Big Narstie

9st 7lb

J: Frederick Larson

T: Michael Appleby

slowly into stride, always behind

16/1

13th

4

(7)

23rd Apr 2024

Good To Firm

1m 0f 3y

Class 5

16:20 Yarmouth

Big Narstie

9st 7lb

J: Frederick Larson

T: Michael Appleby

slowly into stride, always behind

16/1

5th

6

(2)

28th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 5

19:00 Southwell (AW)

Big Narstie

9st 8lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Michael Appleby

Kept busy but he found a sharp finish when winning over 1m at Newcastle then 7f here this month; failed to pick up in the same way back at Newcastle since but a strong pace would suit and respected on the earlier form.

7/1

Form: 8594

Last run: 22 days

W: 8st 11lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict
0-4; signs of improvement in Chelmsford handicap (7f) most recently, keeping on for fourth, and may well build on that effort; one of three 3yo contenders who look interesting types, being comparatively unexposed.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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11th

8

(8)

21st Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

17:00 Kempton (AW)

Maurices Men

9st 2lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Jane Chapple-Hyam

Doesn't look the easiest ride but he could still be learning; went down by a nose over C&D in January and again found one too good when he wore first-time cheekpieces (retained) under Hollie Doyle at Lingfield 13 days ago; should be involved.

11/2

2nd

10

(10)

8th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 1y

Class 6

13:15 Lingfield (AW)

Maurices Men

9st 1lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Jane Chapple-Hyam

Only had the six races and gave it a good go from the front at Kempton (7f); now 3lb higher and has a tricky draw to contend with if he's intending to lead; tries cheekpieces.

8/1

2nd

6

(6)

22nd Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

14:30 Kempton (AW)

Maurices Men

9st 2lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Jane Chapple-Hyam

Five-race maiden; not beaten entirely by 1m trip at Southwell most recently; ran encouragingly over 7f at Chelmsford earlier in December and that promise gives cause for optimism.

8/1

Non-runners

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Payout
Exacta £89.20
Straight Forecast £73.37
Tricast £265.42
Trifecta £708.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Camacho Star

Daily Mail:

Maurices Men

POSTDATA:

Martin's Brig

Daily Mirror:

Big Narstie

The Times:

Amaysmont

D Express:

Locked N' Loaded

The Star:

Maurices Men

RP RATINGS:

Camacho Star

Telegraph:

Camacho Star

The Sun:

Camacho Star

Daily Record:

Camacho Star

The Guardian:

Martin's Brig