April 16 / 14.20 Newmarket

14.20

Good

JRA Handicap

  • Prize money: £7731
  • 1m 0f 0y
  • Class 4
  • 13 runners
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JRA Handicap

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

20/1 (Won)

  • Win: £40.30
  • Place: £8.00

Form: 32310-

Last run: 215 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 79

Form & Verdict
Ran seven times during last year's 2yo campaign, running well far more often than not and posting a 7f novice win; gelded since; however, he needs to be better than ever to land this competitive handicap on his comeback.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

2

(5)

1st Jun 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 208y

Class 3

16:00 Musselburgh

Watcha Matey

9st 9lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Hugo Palmer

took keen hold, pressed leader, raced in second after 1f, led narrowly over 3f out, ridden and edged right over 1f out, went clear inside final furlong, kept on well

3/1

1st

12

(4)

16th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:20 Newmarket

Watcha Matey

9st 3lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Hugo Palmer

Ran seven times during last year's 2yo campaign, running well far more often than not and posting a 7f novice win; gelded since; however, he needs to be better than ever to land this competitive handicap on his comeback.

20/1

1st

12

(4)

16th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:20 Newmarket

Watcha Matey

9st 3lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Hugo Palmer

Ran seven times during last year's 2yo campaign, running well far more often than not and posting a 7f novice win; gelded since; however, he needs to be better than ever to land this competitive handicap on his comeback.

20/1

14/1

  • Place: £3.20

Form: 03052-

Last run: 201 days

W: 9st 11lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Just one win from his eight 2yo starts but he showed improvement when upped in trip over C&D (good to firm) on his final juvenile outing, narrowly failing to make all; could make a bold bid on this return.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9

(1)

25th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

13:30 Goodwood

The Camden Colt

8st 11lb

J: Alec Voikhansky

T: Richard Hannon

Has run well to be placed in his last three starts since stepped up to 1m; inside draw is a positive for one who likes to be up there, but he has been edging up the weights for not winning and the return to 7f is not sure to be a plus; stable won this in 2016 and 2019.

12/1

9

(1)

25th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

13:30 Goodwood

The Camden Colt

8st 11lb

J: Alec Voikhansky

T: Richard Hannon

Has run well to be placed in his last three starts since stepped up to 1m; inside draw is a positive for one who likes to be up there, but he has been edging up the weights for not winning and the return to 7f is not sure to be a plus; stable won this in 2016 and 2019.

12/1

3rd

3

(4)

3rd May 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

16:45 Newmarket

The Camden Colt

9st 9lb

J: Sean Levey

T: Richard Hannon

Haydock maiden winner (6f, good to firm) just under a year ago and runner-up over C&D in his last two starts, including on his return from seven months off (good) 17 days ago; up another 2lb and wouldn't want rain.

9/2

14/1

  • Place: £5.60

Form: 8231-5

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Won Lingfield novice (7f, AW) last November on fourth start and he's also effective on turf; he may improve for his recent return to action at Wolverhampton (8.6f, AW) but was only fifth of seven on that handicap debut and could do with settling better.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

1

(7)

8th Jun 2024

Good

1m 0f 37y

Class 4

17:52 Haydock

The Ice Phoenix

9st 10lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Charles Hills

led early, headed and raced in second after 1f

3/1

8

(6)

10th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:35 Ascot

The Ice Phoenix

9st 4lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Charles Hills

Didn't need to improve when winning a Lingfield novice (7f, AW) last November; built on his comeback run when third of 13 at Newmarket (1m, good) last month with a couple of these behind; each-way claims at least from the same mark.

8/1

1st

8

(6)

10th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:35 Ascot

The Ice Phoenix

9st 4lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Charles Hills

Didn't need to improve when winning a Lingfield novice (7f, AW) last November; built on his comeback run when third of 13 at Newmarket (1m, good) last month with a couple of these behind; each-way claims at least from the same mark.

8/1

10/1

Form: 181-

Last run: 132 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
Comfortable win on debut at Chelmsford (7f, AW) last October before down the field in French Listed race (7f, AW), then back to winning ways in Kempton novice (7f, AW) in December; her pedigree provides hope she'll be capable of better still, but such improvement is needed off her opening mark.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

3

(5)

1st Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 7f 135y

Class 4

19:45 Lingfield

Arisaig

9st 7lb

J: Franny Norton

T: Charlie Johnston

2-3 in 2yo events on AW but she's come up short in two 1m handicaps on turf (good) this spring; drops back in grade after a fair third at Newmarket last time but she needs more progress back at this trip.

8/1

3rd

4

(6)

17th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

15:23 Newmarket

Arisaig

9st 4lb

J: Neil Callan

T: Charlie Johnston

Two 7f AW wins from last year's three 2yo starts; didn't travel on last month's handicap and seasonal debut over C&D (good) but kept on for fair fourth and she may have more to offer; not ruled out.

5/1

3rd

4

(6)

17th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

15:23 Newmarket

Arisaig

9st 4lb

J: Neil Callan

T: Charlie Johnston

Two 7f AW wins from last year's three 2yo starts; didn't travel on last month's handicap and seasonal debut over C&D (good) but kept on for fair fourth and she may have more to offer; not ruled out.

5/1

OUR TIP

14/1

Form: 1170-

Last run: 206 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
Down the field on final two outings last season (Listed, then Irish sales race); however, perhaps a break will have helped and he showed plenty of promise last May/June when winning his first two starts; not written off.
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

3

(4)

12th May 2024

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 3

17:27 Newcastle (AW)

Chaturanga

9st 8lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Archie Watson

raced in second, switched to centre 3f out, ridden to lead over 1f out, faced challenges inside final furlong, kept on final 110yds, just held on

6/1

1st

3

(4)

12th May 2024

Standard

1m 2f 42y

Class 3

17:27 Newcastle (AW)

Chaturanga

9st 8lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Archie Watson

raced in second, switched to centre 3f out, ridden to lead over 1f out, faced challenges inside final furlong, kept on final 110yds, just held on

6/1

5th

3

(5)

16th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:20 Newmarket

Chaturanga

9st 9lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Archie Watson

Down the field on final two outings last season (Listed, then Irish sales race); however, perhaps a break will have helped and he showed plenty of promise last May/June when winning his first two starts; not written off.

14/1

Form: 673-1 D

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
Ran three times on turf last August/September and, having been gelded, showed improved form for a cosy win on handicap/AW debut at Kempton (1m) three weeks ago; his quality pedigree suggests he should be just as effective on grass and an 8lb rise may not prevent a follow-up victory.
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4th

6

(8)

15th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 1f 0y

Class 3

13:30 Sandown

Break The Bank

9st 7lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Andrew Balding

Twice well held since his successful handicap debut on the Kempton AW (1m) and trainer now turns to a visor in the hope of addressing the slide; others perhaps safer.

13/2

6

(13)

10th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:35 Ascot

Break The Bank

9st 7lb

J: David Probert

T: Andrew Balding

1-1 on the AW but has not finished within 5l of the winner in four starts on turf, for instance sixth of 13 at Newmarket (1m, good) last month when The Ice Phoenix was third; classy pedigree suggests there should still be better to come from him on grass at some point.

8/1

5th

6

(13)

10th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:35 Ascot

Break The Bank

9st 7lb

J: David Probert

T: Andrew Balding

1-1 on the AW but has not finished within 5l of the winner in four starts on turf, for instance sixth of 13 at Newmarket (1m, good) last month when The Ice Phoenix was third; classy pedigree suggests there should still be better to come from him on grass at some point.

8/1

7th
10 (6)
Sisyphean

10/1

Form: 524-1 D

Last run: 56 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Encouraging signs on turf last year on first three starts and got off the mark on reappearance in Newcastle novice (1m, AW) in February; goes handicapping off a fair mark and with improvement possible; not discounted.
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

10

(6)

16th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:20 Newmarket

Sisyphean

9st 4lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Kevin Ryan

Encouraging signs on turf last year on first three starts and got off the mark on reappearance in Newcastle novice (1m, AW) in February; goes handicapping off a fair mark and with improvement possible; not discounted.

10/1

7th

10

(6)

16th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:20 Newmarket

Sisyphean

9st 4lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Kevin Ryan

Encouraging signs on turf last year on first three starts and got off the mark on reappearance in Newcastle novice (1m, AW) in February; goes handicapping off a fair mark and with improvement possible; not discounted.

10/1

1st

8

(5)

20th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 5y

Class 5

19:00 Newcastle (AW)

Sisyphean

8st 11lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Kevin Ryan

ducked left start, made all

3/1

Form: 532- BF

Last run: 207 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Step forward when third at Haydock (7f, good) last August on second start and went close at Kempton (7f, AW) in September; the form of those last two races has worked out really well and he has potential off his handicap debut mark; returns with yard in good form and the extra furlong could suit.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

8th

10

(6)

15th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 3

15:15 Sandown

Grand Karat

9st 0lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: Harry Charlton

His 2yo form at 7f reads really well and he just could never land a blow from an unsavoury track position on his handicap debut at Newmarket's Craven meeting (1m, good); there's a definite suspicion that this mark may underestimate him.

10/1

8th

9

(12)

16th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:20 Newmarket

Grand Karat

9st 4lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: Harry Charlton

Step forward when third at Haydock (7f, good) last August on second start and went close at Kempton (7f, AW) in September; the form of those last two races has worked out really well and he has potential off his handicap debut mark; returns with yard in good form and the extra furlong could suit.

7/1

8th

9

(12)

16th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:20 Newmarket

Grand Karat

9st 4lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: Harry Charlton

Step forward when third at Haydock (7f, good) last August on second start and went close at Kempton (7f, AW) in September; the form of those last two races has worked out really well and he has potential off his handicap debut mark; returns with yard in good form and the extra furlong could suit.

7/1

Form: 65-133 D

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 1lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 77

Form & Verdict
Won Lingfield novice (1m, AW) in January on third run; third in two AW handicaps since (1m2f/8.6f) and improvement is needed today, but he came from a tricky position last time and perhaps the form can be upgraded.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

2

(5)

25th May 2024

Good

1m 3f 44y

Class 1

15:45 Goodwood

Lavender Hill Mob

9st 2lb

J: Hector Crouch

T: Michael Bell

Had looked better on AW prior to latest start when he produced his best yet when winning a six-runner handicap here (1m2f, heavy) three weeks ago; saw that race out very well, getting on top late on, so 1m3f should be within reach, but he has a lot to find on ratings.

25/1

4th

2

(5)

25th May 2024

Good

1m 3f 44y

Class 1

15:45 Goodwood

Lavender Hill Mob

9st 2lb

J: Hector Crouch

T: Michael Bell

Had looked better on AW prior to latest start when he produced his best yet when winning a six-runner handicap here (1m2f, heavy) three weeks ago; saw that race out very well, getting on top late on, so 1m3f should be within reach, but he has a lot to find on ratings.

25/1

1st

3

(1)

3rd May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 1f 197y

Class 5

16:25 Goodwood

Lavender Hill Mob

9st 10lb

J: Robert Havlin

T: Michael Bell

in touch with leaders, going easily 3f out, pushed along 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on well inside final furlong, led inside final 110yds, won going away

16/1

Form: 31-1

Last run: 37 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Made all in Kempton maiden (7f, AW) last November on second run and followed up in Southwell novice (7f, AW) last month; this is a warm assignment for his handicap/turf debut but his form reads well and he's not ruled out.
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

2

(4)

11th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 212y

Class 4

14:10 Haydock

Bravo Zulu

9st 7lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Daniel & Claire Kubler

Made all in Kempton maiden (7f, AW) last November on second start and followed up at Southwell (7f, AW) in March; he shouldn't be written off on turf on the back of just one below-par run on grass, at Newmarket (1m, good) last month, but he does have something to prove on this surface.

9/1

7th

2

(4)

11th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 212y

Class 4

14:10 Haydock

Bravo Zulu

9st 7lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Daniel & Claire Kubler

Made all in Kempton maiden (7f, AW) last November on second start and followed up at Southwell (7f, AW) in March; he shouldn't be written off on turf on the back of just one below-par run on grass, at Newmarket (1m, good) last month, but he does have something to prove on this surface.

9/1

10th

4

(3)

16th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:20 Newmarket

Bravo Zulu

9st 8lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Daniel & Claire Kubler

Made all in Kempton maiden (7f, AW) last November on second run and followed up in Southwell novice (7f, AW) last month; this is a warm assignment for his handicap/turf debut but his form reads well and he's not ruled out.

12/1

Form: 454-1 D

Last run: 32 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Had wind/gelding operations prior to last month's return at Newcastle (1m, AW), and he built upon last year's turf promise to win that maiden easily from the front; needs to transfer that AW improvement back to turf but he's in top hands and has a fine pedigree; in calculations on handicap debut.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

3

(5)

8th Jun 2024

Good

1m 0f 37y

Class 4

17:52 Haydock

Crown Estate

9st 8lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: John & Thady Gosden

midfield

6/1

2

(8)

10th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:35 Ascot

Crown Estate

9st 8lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: John & Thady Gosden

Did it well when making all on his return in a Newcastle maiden (1m, AW; first start since wind surgery/being gelded) in March, but beaten a long way (when behind a couple of these) on handicap debut back on turf at Newmarket (1m, good) last month; has a bit to prove.

10/1

3rd

2

(8)

10th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

16:35 Ascot

Crown Estate

9st 8lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: John & Thady Gosden

Did it well when making all on his return in a Newcastle maiden (1m, AW; first start since wind surgery/being gelded) in March, but beaten a long way (when behind a couple of these) on handicap debut back on turf at Newmarket (1m, good) last month; has a bit to prove.

10/1

Form: 17-2

Last run: 37 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
Impressed on debut at Newcastle (7f, AW) last September then mid-division in York sales race (7f, soft); went very close behind Bravo Zulu, with whom he's now 1lb better off, in Southwell novice (7f, AW) last month; this attractively bred gelding remains unexposed and is open to improvement.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

11th

4

(12)

16th Jun 2024

Good

1m 4f 8y

Class 3

17:15 Thirsk

African Spirit

9st 6lb

J: Jack Gilligan

T: B F Brookhouse

Made a pleasing return to action when second at Southwell AW (7f) in March; ran no sort of race when eased on his return to turf at Newmarket (1m, good) in April; goes up markedly in trip and has questions to answer.

25/1

12th

7

(9)

16th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:20 Newmarket

African Spirit

9st 7lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: B F Brookhouse

Impressed on debut at Newcastle (7f, AW) last September then mid-division in York sales race (7f, soft); went very close behind Bravo Zulu, with whom he's now 1lb better off, in Southwell novice (7f, AW) last month; this attractively bred gelding remains unexposed and is open to improvement.

11/1

12th

7

(9)

16th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:20 Newmarket

African Spirit

9st 7lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: B F Brookhouse

Impressed on debut at Newcastle (7f, AW) last September then mid-division in York sales race (7f, soft); went very close behind Bravo Zulu, with whom he's now 1lb better off, in Southwell novice (7f, AW) last month; this attractively bred gelding remains unexposed and is open to improvement.

11/1

Form: 2213- C BF

Last run: 174 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
Won 7f maiden here (good to firm) last September on third start and solid third here (7f, soft) next time on handicap debut; returns having been gelded and could have more to offer now up in trip for top yard; respected.
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13th

2

(2)

16th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:20 Newmarket

Broadway Act

9st 9lb

J: William Buick

T: Charlie Appleby

Won 7f maiden here (good to firm) last September on third start and solid third here (7f, soft) next time on handicap debut; returns having been gelded and could have more to offer now up in trip for top yard; respected.

7/2

13th

2

(2)

16th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:20 Newmarket

Broadway Act

9st 9lb

J: William Buick

T: Charlie Appleby

Won 7f maiden here (good to firm) last September on third start and solid third here (7f, soft) next time on handicap debut; returns having been gelded and could have more to offer now up in trip for top yard; respected.

7/2

3rd

2

(9)

25th Oct 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

17:20 Newmarket

Broadway Act

9st 9lb

J: William Buick

T: Charlie Appleby

Runner-up twice on the other course here in August, then went one better in C&D maiden (good to firm) last month; the type to improve further for major yard and commands respect.

9/4

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta £446.70
Straight Forecast £295.08
Tricast £6781.62
Trifecta £6830.50

Selections

POSTDATA:

Crown Estate

SPOTLIGHT:

Break The Bank

NEWMARKET:

Broadway Act

Daily Mail:

Grand Karat

LAMBOURN:

Bravo Zulu

TOPSPEED:

The Camden Colt

RP RATINGS:

Break The Bank

The Sun:

Break The Bank

The Times:

Broadway Act

Daily Record:

Broadway Act

D Express:

Grand Karat

The Guardian:

Bravo Zulu

Telegraph:

Crown Estate

Daily Mirror:

Crown Estate

The Star:

Crown Estate