February 27 / 16.28 Southwell (AW)

16.28

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Win £2,000,000 With BetMGM’s Golden Goals Fillies’ Handicap

  • Prize money: £4710.6
  • 1m 0f 13y
  • Class 5
  • 9 runners
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Runners: 9 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Cloudy

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8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.00
  • Place: £1.60

Form: 53850- D

Last run: 83 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 70

Form & Verdict
0-7 last term but ran respectably over C&D in March; starts her 2024 campaign looking nicely handicapped, having slipped back to last winning mark; good chance provided she returns to action in top form.
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5th

1

(5)

10th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 5

19:00 Southwell (AW)

Valentinka

9st 13lb

J: Owen Lewis

T: Marco Botti

Took advantage of a handy mark in fillies' contest over C&D 12 days ago on seasonal debut, recording a third AW success; back up 5lb but Owen Lewis takes off a handy 7lb; looks likely to remain competitive.

5/1

1st

2

(4)

27th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 5

16:28 Southwell (AW)

Valentinka

9st 9lb

J: Marco Ghiani

T: Marco Botti

in touch with leaders, ridden and headway over 1f out, led and hung left inside final furlong, won going away

8/1

12th

1

(7)

6th Dec 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Valentinka

10st 0lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: Marco Botti

Winless in 2023 and she beat only one home in 1m Lingfield handicap in April; needs to hit the ground running on her return.

12/1

4/1

  • Place: £2.40

Form: 279-35

Last run: 39 days

W: 9st 4lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 65

Form & Verdict
Six-race maiden who has some encouraging form, latterly in handicaps over the extended 1m and 1m1f at Wolverhampton; less exposed than most; could go well, provided she's as effective returned to bare 1m.
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8th

3

(12)

12th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 6

16:38 Southwell (AW)

Noble Sovereign

11st 1lb

J: Mr Eireann Cagney

T: David Loughnane

A maiden after seven starts but gave good account when keeping-on second over C&D a fortnight ago and is another 1lb lower today; each-way claims at least.

6/1

2nd

4

(1)

27th Feb 2024

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1m 0f 13y

Class 5

16:28 Southwell (AW)

Noble Sovereign

9st 4lb

J: Laura Pearson

T: David Loughnane

Six-race maiden who has some encouraging form, latterly in handicaps over the extended 1m and 1m1f at Wolverhampton; less exposed than most; could go well, provided she's as effective returned to bare 1m.

4/1

5th

4

(5)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 5

15:25 Wolverhampton (AW)

Noble Sovereign

9st 9lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: David Loughnane

Unexposed sort; stepped up on form of handicap debut when close third behind Soi Dao here last time; enough in pedigree to suggest she'll stay this trip and she's a player.

9/2

6/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 44-893

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 66

Form & Verdict
All wins at up to 8.5f; ran respectably in first-time blinkers at Kempton (1m3f) most recently, while shaping as if this drop back in trip will prove ideal; possibilities off same mark in the retained blinds.
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3rd

3

(5)

27th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 5

16:28 Southwell (AW)

Nikkis Girl

9st 5lb

J: Morgan Cole

T: Ed Dunlop

All wins at up to 8.5f; ran respectably in first-time blinkers at Kempton (1m3f) most recently, while shaping as if this drop back in trip will prove ideal; possibilities off same mark in the retained blinds.

6/1

3rd

2

(3)

3rd Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 5

20:15 Kempton (AW)

Nikkis Girl

9st 11lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Ed Dunlop

Turf/triple AW winner who is probably in slightly better form than her two runs at Wolverhampton this year might suggest; blinkered first time on this first attempt over 1m3f (stays 1m2f); has form figures of 122334 when partnered by Hollie Doyle in handicaps; could play a prominent role.

9/2

9th

1

(4)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 5

15:25 Wolverhampton (AW)

Nikkis Girl

9st 12lb

J: Morgan Cole

T: Ed Dunlop

Turf/triple AW winner who is better than she was able to show (denied room at a crucial stage) here last time; should go well back up in trip with capable apprentice back on board.

6/1

Form: 47-446

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 3lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
Has shown most of her AW form at Wolverhampton, winning five times; running respectably this year and on a handy mark but has something to prove at this venue; 0-7 for current stable.
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4th

4

(3)

19th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Plumette

9st 7lb

J: George Wood

T: Steph Hollinshead

Five course wins (7f-8.5f) and she's slipped back to a workable mark; not beaten all that far on her last couple of starts, including when fifth of eight (beaten 2.75l) here over 9.5f; can probably hit the target again at some point, but perhaps not tonight.

14/1

5th

8

(5)

9th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 5

16:25 Wolverhampton (AW)

Plumette

9st 1lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: Steph Hollinshead

dwelt start, towards rear

9/1

4th

5

(7)

27th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 5

16:28 Southwell (AW)

Plumette

9st 3lb

J: Hayley Turner

T: Steph Hollinshead

Has shown most of her AW form at Wolverhampton, winning five times; running respectably this year and on a handy mark but has something to prove at this venue; 0-7 for current stable.

8/1

Form: 255-38

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 3lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
Similar type to Noble Sovereign, being a six-race maiden who has some respectable form; ties in closely with David's Diva on Kempton running two starts ago and that effort puts her in the picture.
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5th

6

(9)

27th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 5

16:28 Southwell (AW)

Aim For The Moon

9st 3lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: Michael Wigham

Similar type to Noble Sovereign, being a six-race maiden who has some respectable form; ties in closely with David's Diva on Kempton running two starts ago and that effort puts her in the picture.

10/1

8th

6

(7)

4th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 5

17:30 Newcastle (AW)

Aim For The Moon

9st 4lb

J: Luke Catton

T: Michael Wigham

Went close in one of her four races for John Butler; stayed on to finish close up on stable debut at Kempton (1m; second handicap) and has races in her off this mark.

10/1

3rd

5

(2)

17th Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

20:00 Kempton (AW)

Aim For The Moon

9st 5lb

J: Luke Catton

T: Michael Wigham

Showed ability, including at this venue, last April-June for John Butler; still with same owner; returns as a 7yo but remains unexposed and market support should be heeded.

7/1

7/4

Form: 361-11 CD

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 70

Form & Verdict
Improving filly who is 3-4 in handicaps, needing every yard of the trip dropped back to 7f at Wolverhampton most recently; remains well treated following another small rise in the weights and commands respect with the return to 1m looking ideal; her first win came over C&D.
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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

6th

1

(2)

27th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 5

16:28 Southwell (AW)

Davids Diva

9st 9lb

J: Ross Coakley

T: Rod Millman

Improving filly who is 3-4 in handicaps, needing every yard of the trip dropped back to 7f at Wolverhampton most recently; remains well treated following another small rise in the weights and commands respect with the return to 1m looking ideal; her first win came over C&D.

7/4

1st

1

(11)

17th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 5

20:15 Wolverhampton (AW)

Davids Diva

9st 9lb

J: Ross Coakley

T: Rod Millman

mounted in chute

9/4

7/1

Form: -61363 D

Last run: 4 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Stablemate of Nikki's Girl; largely consistent on AW, predominantly in Class 6, winning four times; placed in Class 5 three starts ago; ran creditably in first-time cheekpieces at Lingfield on Friday; in the mix.
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7th

10

(1)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 1y

Class 4

16:25 Lingfield (AW)

Intoxicata

9st 1lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Ed Dunlop

Five-time AW winner who made it 3-4 over C&D with a game success last Friday; has a penalty on this step back up in grade but she should get a decent tow into this race and could be in the mix again.

12/1

1st

6

(10)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 1y

Class 6

16:20 Lingfield (AW)

Intoxicata

9st 3lb

J: Robert Havlin

T: Ed Dunlop

midfield

11/4

3rd

3

(3)

11th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

19:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Intoxicata

9st 8lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Ed Dunlop

All four wins on the AW including over C&D; has mainly held her form well despite being kept busy and is just 1lb above her last winning mark, but she needs to bounce back from a lesser effort at Southwell (1m, Tapeta) last time.

6/1

Form: 76-396

Last run: 10 days

W: 8st 9lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
1m3f scorer for previous yard; record for current stable isn't particularly solid, latterly dropped to 1m/7f; not disgraced over C&D three starts ago but isn't sure to repeat that form.
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8th

8

(3)

27th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 5

16:28 Southwell (AW)

Ring Fenced

8st 9lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Micky Hammond

1m3f scorer for previous yard; record for current stable isn't particularly solid, latterly dropped to 1m/7f; not disgraced over C&D three starts ago but isn't sure to repeat that form.

20/1

6th

7

(7)

17th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

19:30 Newcastle (AW)

Ring Fenced

9st 5lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Micky Hammond

never better than midfield

40/1

9th

7

(1)

22nd Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 6

18:30 Newcastle (AW)

Ring Fenced

9st 7lb

J: Aiden Brookes

T: Micky Hammond

Made a successful handicap debut for Andrew Balding at Kempton (1m3f, Polytrack) last January but he's been disappointing since, including in six runs for this yard; wasn't disgraced at Southwell (1m) last time but this is a deeper race and others are more convincing.

14/1

Form: 68780-

Last run: 74 days

W: 8st 4lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 45

Form & Verdict
12-race maiden who holds weak claims on most of her form, latterly for new stable; opposed.
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9

1st Apr 2024

Good

2m 0f 3y

Class 4

13:27 Fakenham

Raincloud

10st 9lb

J: Jamie Brace

T: Michael Chapman

Hurdles debutante who holds poor claims on most of her Flat form; best watched.

66/1

9

1st Apr 2024

Good

2m 0f 3y

Class 4

13:27 Fakenham

Raincloud

10st 9lb

J: Jamie Brace

T: Michael Chapman

Hurdles debutante who holds poor claims on most of her Flat form; best watched.

66/1

9th

9

(8)

27th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 5

16:28 Southwell (AW)

Raincloud

8st 4lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Michael Chapman

12-race maiden who holds weak claims on most of her form, latterly for new stable; opposed.

40/1

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Payout
Exacta £66.00
Straight Forecast £64.68
Tricast £650.42
Trifecta £411.10

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

David's Diva

The Times:

Aim For The Moon

NEWMARKET:

Intoxicata

D Express:

Plumette

RP RATINGS:

David's Diva

POSTDATA:

David's Diva

Telegraph:

David's Diva

The Guardian:

David's Diva

Daily Mail:

David's Diva

Daily Mirror:

David's Diva

The Sun:

David's Diva

The Star:

David's Diva

Daily Record:

David's Diva