February 27 / 19.30 Southwell (AW)

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  • 1m 3f 23y
  • Class 6
  • 10 runners
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Runners: 10 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Cloudy

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6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.20
  • Place: £1.60

Form: 131164 C

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 55

Form & Verdict
3-6 for new yard this year, including a Southwell win (1m4f); outstayed over 2m last time; possibilities back down in trip.
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4th

12

(14)

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 2f 37y

Class 5

16:53 Bath

Destinado

9st 2lb

J: Aidan Keeley

T: James Owen

Held up; five AW wins and his first on turf came at Doncaster (1m2f, soft) last month, going away at the finish from runner-up Big Bear Hug; had this 7lb higher mark when good third at Southwell (1m3f, AW) last Sunday; withdrawn due to heavy ground on Tuesday but he has to be on the shortlist.

9/2

4th

12

(14)

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

1m 2f 37y

Class 5

16:53 Bath

Destinado

9st 2lb

J: Aidan Keeley

T: James Owen

Held up; five AW wins and his first on turf came at Doncaster (1m2f, soft) last month, going away at the finish from runner-up Big Bear Hug; had this 7lb higher mark when good third at Southwell (1m3f, AW) last Sunday; withdrawn due to heavy ground on Tuesday but he has to be on the shortlist.

9/2

6/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: -27223

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict
Won at Kempton (1m4f) in November; largely consistent since, creditable third over C&D most recently; solid claims off unaltered mark.
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4th

4

(4)

14th Mar 2024

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1m 3f 23y

Class 6

18:45 Southwell (AW)

Trusty Scout

9st 8lb

J: Lewis Edmunds

T: Derek Shaw

took keen hold, held up in rear

9/2

2nd

3

(6)

27th Feb 2024

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1m 3f 23y

Class 6

19:30 Southwell (AW)

Trusty Scout

9st 8lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Derek Shaw

Won at Kempton (1m4f) in November; largely consistent since, creditable third over C&D most recently; solid claims off unaltered mark.

6/1

3rd

5

15th Feb 2024

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1m 3f 23y

Class 6

16:53 Southwell (AW)

Trusty Scout

9st 8lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Derek Shaw

1m4f Tapeta winner; 5lb higher than when last winning at Kempton (1m4f, Polytrack) last November; has been competitive in most starts since, including when second over C&D on his penultimate start; player.

3/1

7/1

  • Place: £2.10

Form: 589-55 CD

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 5lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 51

Form & Verdict
Defied a 5lb higher mark in this race 12 months ago; below that form in both starts this year but may be spot-on now; good chance if returning to best.
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4th

12

(10)

31st Mar 2024

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1m 3f 23y

Class 6

13:30 Southwell (AW)

Defence Treaty

8st 10lb

J: Elisha Whittington

T: Scott Dixon

Infrequent winner these days but he made most from stall 1 to score by a nose off this mark under Elisha Whittington here (1m4f) five days ago on second run for new stable; building up a solid sequence this year and on the shortlist.

6/1

Form: 09890- C

Last run: 60 days

W: 9st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict
Scored four times on Fibresand here but losing spell goes back three years; has weak claims on form for current stable.
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9th

9

(5)

12th Apr 2024

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1m 3f 23y

Class 6

19:00 Southwell (AW)

Straitouttacompton

8st 9lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Michael Chapman

Seemed to run way above himself with Kieran O'Neill aboard for the first time when fourth of ten over C&D (150-1) last time; that took his losing run to 31, though, and anybody's guess as to whether he can build on it.

40/1

9th

9

(5)

12th Apr 2024

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1m 3f 23y

Class 6

19:00 Southwell (AW)

Straitouttacompton

8st 9lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Michael Chapman

Seemed to run way above himself with Kieran O'Neill aboard for the first time when fourth of ten over C&D (150-1) last time; that took his losing run to 31, though, and anybody's guess as to whether he can build on it.

40/1

4th

12

(9)

27th Feb 2024

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1m 3f 23y

Class 6

19:30 Southwell (AW)

Straitouttacompton

9st 0lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Michael Chapman

Scored four times on Fibresand here but losing spell goes back three years; has weak claims on form for current stable.

50/1

Form: 5-97

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 3lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 50

Form & Verdict
Not solid on her 1m maiden/novice form; open to improvement in handicaps but has a stamina doubt, on breeding, over this new trip.
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5th

8

(2)

9th Apr 2024

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2m 0f 102y

Class 6

20:30 Southwell (AW)

Thelastwinterarrow

8st 12lb

J: Rhys Clutterbuck

T: Dylan Cunha

led, headed and prominent over 6f out, weakened from over 2f out

20/1

5th

8

(2)

9th Apr 2024

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2m 0f 102y

Class 6

20:30 Southwell (AW)

Thelastwinterarrow

8st 12lb

J: Rhys Clutterbuck

T: Dylan Cunha

led, headed and prominent over 6f out, weakened from over 2f out

20/1

10th

9

(8)

11th Mar 2024

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1m 1f 104y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Thelastwinterarrow

9st 9lb

J: Rhys Clutterbuck

T: Dylan Cunha

Only fifth on her handicap debut (1m3f, Tapeta) last month but she looked to find the trip stretching her; drops back in distance with headgear tried; unexposed.

15/2

Form: 416-83

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Back to form when third at Chelmsford last time; consistent during a spell in blinkers and is likely to go well in first-time visor.
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1st

5

(9)

13th Apr 2024

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1m 1f 104y

Class 6

18:40 Wolverhampton (AW)

Global Tycoon

9st 5lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Joseph Parr

dwelt start, in rear

9/1

Form: 07-241

Last run: 4 days

W: 9st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict
Opened his account with a comfortable success in 1m4f classified event at Lingfield on Friday, building on some encouraging efforts; respected even with 5lb penalty.
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2nd

12

(12)

5th Apr 2024

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1m 4f 0y

Class 6

14:00 Lingfield (AW)

Velvet Vulcan

9st 1lb

J: Sean Levey

T: Mike Murphy & Michael Keady

Opened his account over C&D and not discredited when seventh of ten in 1m3f Southwell handicap later in February; he's in the mix off a 2lb lower mark here.

9/1

10/1

Form: 9-1886 C

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 49

Form & Verdict
Off the mark in 1m4f classified race here in early January; below par at Wolverhampton since but may revive returned to Southwell with Oisin Murphy booked.
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4th

12

(6)

23rd Mar 2024

Heavy

1m 2f 43y

Class 5

17:20 Doncaster

Corsican Caper

8st 9lb

J: Jack Enright

T: Kevin Frost

Narrow winner of 1m2f classified at Southwell in January but hasn't held his form since and unable to take advantage of a lowly mark from 3lb out of the weights back on turf; refitted cheekpieces replace visor.

25/1

8th

11

(12)

27th Feb 2024

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1m 3f 23y

Class 6

19:30 Southwell (AW)

Corsican Caper

9st 2lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Kevin Frost

Off the mark in 1m4f classified race here in early January; below par at Wolverhampton since but may revive returned to Southwell with Oisin Murphy booked.

10/1

6th

9

(2)

12th Feb 2024

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1m 4f 51y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Corsican Caper

9st 7lb

J: Joe Leavy

T: Kevin Frost

Opened his account at Southwell (1m4f) where he evidently benefited from the switch to classified grade; no impact in two C&D handicaps later in January but looks interesting returned to this level.

7/1

7/1

Form: 264/31 D

Last run: 8 days

W: 9st 8lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict
1m3f scorer in Poland; incurs 4lb penalty for neck win in 1m2f classified race at Lingfield last week (second run for new yard) but is not dismissed in current form.
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8th

15

(1)

13th Apr 2024

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1m 2f 0y

Class 6

10:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Barbarosa

8st 8lb

J: Marco Ghiani

T: Clare Hobson

Second start for the yard when winning a 0-50 classified event at Lingfield (1m2f, Polytrack) in February, but well beaten in both handicaps since and needs to get back on track; can miss the break.

20/1

10th
6 (8)
Sarkha

12/1

Form: 0838-9

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict
Inconsistent sort who is 0-5 for current yard but looks interesting off a reduced mark in reapplied cheekpieces; sole win came in this headgear.
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7th

6

(3)

22nd Mar 2024

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1m 2f 42y

Class 6

17:15 Newcastle (AW)

Sarkha

9st 2lb

J: Archie Young

T: Phillip Makin

1m2f Lingfield AW winner last May but hasn't added to tally and isn't consistent; down in grade and good chance on best form but doesn't look one for maximum faith.

14/1

10th

6

(8)

27th Feb 2024

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1m 3f 23y

Class 6

19:30 Southwell (AW)

Sarkha

9st 7lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: Phillip Makin

Inconsistent sort who is 0-5 for current yard but looks interesting off a reduced mark in reapplied cheekpieces; sole win came in this headgear.

12/1

9th

6

(2)

17th Feb 2024

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1m 4f 98y

Class 6

15:57 Newcastle (AW)

Sarkha

9st 8lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: Phillip Makin

midfield

10/1

Non-runners

Cliffs Of Malta, Moai

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta £22.20
Straight Forecast £20.52
Tricast £109.30
Trifecta £108.80

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Velvet Vulcan

RP RATINGS:

Defence Treaty

NEWMARKET:

Destinado

Daily Mail:

Thelastwinterarrow

Telegraph:

Barbarosa

The Guardian:

Velvet Vulcan

D Express:

Velvet Vulcan

The Sun:

Velvet Vulcan

The Star:

Velvet Vulcan

Daily Record:

Velvet Vulcan

The Times:

Destinado

POSTDATA:

Defence Treaty

Daily Mirror:

Defence Treaty