February 12 / 20.30 Wolverhampton (AW)

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  • Prize money: £5757.4
  • 0m 5f 21y
  • Class 6
  • 8 runners
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Runners: 8 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Mostly cloudy

11/4 (Won)

  • Win: £3.50
  • Place: £1.30

Form: 122-42 D

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
Consistent sprinter who has produced numerous top-two finishes since last August, winning three times; went down by only a neck at Lingfield (5f) most recently and again has solid claims;
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Distance / Class
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5th

1

(5)

27th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

15:12 Leicester

Darlo Pride

9st 11lb

J: William Carson

T: Anthony Carson

Very progressive on AW since latest turf run in September, collecting four 5f wins along the way; placed off today's mark on last three appearances but now needs to prove he can transfer his improvement to soft turf.

4/1

5th

1

(5)

27th Apr 2024

Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

15:12 Leicester

Darlo Pride

9st 11lb

J: William Carson

T: Anthony Carson

Very progressive on AW since latest turf run in September, collecting four 5f wins along the way; placed off today's mark on last three appearances but now needs to prove he can transfer his improvement to soft turf.

4/1

3rd

1

(9)

28th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 4f 214y

Class 5

16:25 Southwell (AW)

Darlo Pride

9st 11lb

J: William Carson

T: Anthony Carson

Progressive sprinter with four AW wins to his name since September; good placed efforts off this mark the last twice and the return to 5f won't be a hindrance; set to be bang there once more.

7/2

12/1

  • Place: £2.60

Form: 314736 CD

Last run: 3 days

W: 9st 1lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 55

Form & Verdict
Sole AW success came over C&D, albeit in 0-50 classified race (five starts ago); mixed results since returned to handicap level, most recently last of six at Chelmsford on Friday.
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1st

1

(7)

8th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 16y

Class 6

17:25 Chepstow

Jacquelina

10st 10lb

J: Grace McEntee

T: Phil McEntee

Won four times in May (latterly in good style from Louis Treize here last week) and narrowly denied the five-timer at Thirsk on Friday; new mark kicks in this time (5lb higher than yesterday; 9lb higher than last week) but she has to be respected.

2/1

2nd

1

(10)

7th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

14:38 Thirsk

Jacquelina

10st 7lb

J: Grace McEntee

T: Phil McEntee

In the form of her life, winning four times in May (good to heavy); last week's Chepstow success was the easiest of the lot and she's 5lb well in despite her 10lb penalty; quicker ground no issue and she won't be easy to catch once again.

2/1

1st

1

(7)

31st May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 16y

Class 6

14:25 Chepstow

Jacquelina

10st 6lb

J: Grace McEntee

T: Phil McEntee

Comfortable success in this race last year and she's won three in a row this month, with first leg at Windsor (5f, heavy) and last two at Brighton (5.3f, good); turns out quickly under a double penalty but she put in a dominant display from the front on Tuesday and is a major player again.

9/4

13/2

  • Place: £1.30

Form: 45-216 CD

Last run: 18 days

W: 8st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict
Has plenty of respectable handicap form, not beaten far at Southwell last time; however, ideally suited by classified grade, as penultimate run (C&D win) confirmed; not the percentage call.
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1st

6

(5)

4th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

The Tron

9st 6lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Derek Shaw

Has gained last three wins at classified level, the most recent over C&D in January; poor strike-rate in handicaps but holds place claims on plenty of form; best to forgive latest effort.

14/1

10th

10

(10)

27th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

20:30 Southwell (AW)

The Tron

9st 3lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: Derek Shaw

All wins over 5f, in a handicap here in early 2022 and three classified races subsequently; has work to do on rare 6f run.

16/1

3rd

9

(3)

12th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

The Tron

8st 13lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Derek Shaw

took keen hold, midfield, headway over 1f out, edged left inside final furlong, kept on

13/2

Form: 0460-4 CD

Last run: 33 days

W: 9st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
Three C&D wins include this contest two years ago; respectable fourth in 6f Class 5 at Kempton most recently; possibilities with this drop back in trip/grade and return to Wolverhampton ideal.
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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

Form: 79-362 D

Last run: 8 days

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict
Registered sole success in weak turf maiden; 0-14 on AW but effective on Tapeta and in decent form having been placed three times on Polytrack this year, albeit no match for clear winner at Lingfield on Sunday.
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6th

4

(1)

3rd Jun 2024

Good

0m 5f 60y

Class 6

17:00 Brighton

Confederation

9st 9lb

J: Rhys Clutterbuck

T: Dylan Cunha

Runner-up twice at Lingfield (5f, AW) in February but he's finished down the field in his last five runs and is now 1-29; others preferred.

15/2

9th

3

(2)

9th May 2024

Soft

0m 5f 60y

Class 6

16:55 Brighton

Confederation

9st 8lb

J: Rhys Clutterbuck

T: Dylan Cunha

in touch with leaders

9/1

9th

3

(2)

9th May 2024

Soft

0m 5f 60y

Class 6

16:55 Brighton

Confederation

9st 8lb

J: Rhys Clutterbuck

T: Dylan Cunha

in touch with leaders

9/1

12/1

Form: 05926- D

Last run: 117 days

W: 9st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict
0-13 on AW; went close here (6f) in September and is competitively weighted, having gained sole turf win off this mark; however, he's inconsistent and lacks recent match practice (absent for four months).
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4th

4

(3)

8th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 16y

Class 6

17:25 Chepstow

Alfred Cove

9st 0lb

J: Jack Doughty

T: Tony Carroll

Frustratingly 1-31, especially after finishing runner-up in his last four starts; hasn't been doing a lot wrong and should give backers a run for their money.

5/1

2nd

3

(7)

4th Jun 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

17:08 Leicester

Alfred Cove

9st 8lb

J: Jack Doughty

T: Tony Carroll

Just one win from his 30 starts (on fast turf last May; unproven on slow ground); however, he's finished second on his last three runs (6f, AW) and today's drop back in trip may be a plus; could be thereabouts once more.

11/4

2nd

7

(9)

9th May 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Alfred Cove

10st 12lb

J: Miss Sarah Bowen

T: Tony Carroll

led, headed and no extra inside final furlong

6/1

OUR TIP

3/1

Form: 7-8901 C

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 10lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Has done her winning over 6f, most recently at this course last Tuesday when bouncing back to form with usual headgear removed; major player under 5lb penalty, provided she's as effective dropped to 5f.
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7th

4

(10)

27th Mar 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Starsong

9st 7lb

J: Cieren Fallon

T: Michael Appleby

Off the mark for the year in a 6f handicap at Wolverhampton last month; two good runner-up efforts this month but her form dipped over 5f at Newcastle last week; can do better this time.

9/1

6th

1

(3)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

19:45 Newcastle (AW)

Starsong

9st 9lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Michael Appleby

Multiple 6f AW winner who was touched off over 7f at Southwell last week; drop back to 5f is the main concern, even at such a stiff track.

9/2

2nd

6

(8)

14th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 5

17:45 Southwell (AW)

Starsong

9st 4lb

J: Frederick Larson

T: Michael Appleby

took keen hold, led, kept on well but headed towards finish

6/1

13/2

Form: 13540- CD

Last run: 64 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
3-3 over C&D, namely a hat-trick last spring; not in same form afterwards in 2023, well held over 6f here on final outing; however, looks interesting back in her optimum scenario.
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3rd

5

(5)

8th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 16y

Class 6

17:25 Chepstow

Wedgewood

9st 0lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Tony Carroll

In a good run of form, and after winning comfortably at Lingfield (5f) she only just missed out on the placings at Brighton (5.5f, good) after getting competitive some way out; 1lb lower for this and should be on the scene.

9/2

4th

1

(3)

9th May 2024

Soft

0m 5f 60y

Class 6

16:55 Brighton

Wedgewood

9st 10lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Tony Carroll

prominent

6/4

4th

1

(3)

9th May 2024

Soft

0m 5f 60y

Class 6

16:55 Brighton

Wedgewood

9st 10lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Tony Carroll

prominent

6/4

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Payout
Exacta £28.20
Straight Forecast £31.96
Tricast £114.61
Trifecta £92.40

Selections

RP RATINGS:

Darlo Pride

SPOTLIGHT:

Munificent

Telegraph:

Starsong

POSTDATA:

Jacquelina

The Guardian:

Darlo Pride

Daily Mail:

Darlo Pride

D Express:

Darlo Pride

Daily Mirror:

Darlo Pride

Daily Record:

Darlo Pride

The Star:

Starsong

The Times:

Munificent

The Sun:

Munificent