April 19 / 18.45 Bath

18.45

Good To Soft

Havana Grey Standing At Whitsbury Manor Handicap

  • Prize money: £2983.38
  • 1m 6f 0y
  • Class 6
  • 10 runners
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Havana Grey Standing At Whitsbury Manor Handicap

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

7/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.50
  • Place: £1.50

Form: 37331- D

Last run: 134 days

W: 8st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
Off the mark at the tenth attempt when narrowly landing a 1m6f handicap at Southwell in December; has run well here on good to soft in the past; contender.
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1st

10

(4)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:45 Bath

Mini Mildred

8st 11lb

J: Cieren Fallon

T: Neil Mulholland

Off the mark at the tenth attempt when narrowly landing a 1m6f handicap at Southwell in December; has run well here on good to soft in the past; contender.

7/1

1st

10

(4)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:45 Bath

Mini Mildred

8st 11lb

J: Cieren Fallon

T: Neil Mulholland

Off the mark at the tenth attempt when narrowly landing a 1m6f handicap at Southwell in December; has run well here on good to soft in the past; contender.

7/1

1st

21

7th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 6f 21y

Class 6

15:07 Southwell (AW)

Mini Mildred

8st 10lb

T: Neil Mulholland

Creditable third this autumn on Wolverhampton Tapeta (1m4f/1m6f) in her two AW handicaps; place chance again.

8/1

5/1

  • Place: £2.80

Form: 566665

Last run: 15 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict
Unplaced in all nine starts but he's consistent and continues to edge down the weights; should run his race but might find one or two too strong again.
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2nd

6

(7)

9th May 2024

Soft

1m 3f 198y

Class 6

15:53 Brighton

Calshot Spit

9st 5lb

J: Silvestre De Sousa

T: Jack Channon

in touch with leaders, headway 4f out, sustained duel with winner from 3f out, led 1f out, carried left and headed final 110yds, no extra towards finish, just held second

7/2

2nd

6

(7)

9th May 2024

Soft

1m 3f 198y

Class 6

15:53 Brighton

Calshot Spit

9st 5lb

J: Silvestre De Sousa

T: Jack Channon

in touch with leaders, headway 4f out

7/2

2nd

10

(7)

27th Apr 2024

Soft

1m 6f 115y

Class 6

17:05 Doncaster

Calshot Spit

8st 11lb

J: Silvestre De Sousa

T: Jack Channon

Has shown up well with varying tactics since upped to 1m6f on last two starts, placed for the first time when runner-up at Bath last week (good); first run on soft and it's likely to put added pressure on stamina.

9/2

6/1

  • Place: £2.10

Form: /82-93

Last run: 17 days

W: 8st 13lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 49

Form & Verdict
Front-running second at Wolverhampton (2m) in December; third at the same track 17 days ago; should run her race but she's now 0-15 on the Flat and others are preferred for win purposes.
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3rd

7

(9)

1st May 2024

Standard

2m 0f 120y

Class 6

13:50 Wolverhampton (AW)

Kingston Sunflower

10st 5lb

J: Miss Leanne Ferguson

T: Ralph J Smith

towards rear

7/2

3rd

7

(9)

1st May 2024

Standard

2m 0f 120y

Class 6

13:50 Wolverhampton (AW)

Kingston Sunflower

10st 5lb

J: Miss Leanne Ferguson

T: Ralph J Smith

towards rear

7/2

3rd

8

(6)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:45 Bath

Kingston Sunflower

8st 13lb

J: George Rooke

T: Ralph J Smith

Front-running second at Wolverhampton (2m) in December; third at the same track 17 days ago; should run her race but she's now 0-15 on the Flat and others are preferred for win purposes.

6/1

100/30

Form: 441521 D

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict
In good form on AW for this yard winning three Wolverhampton handicaps, the latest a ready win over 1m4f 17 days ago (stays this far); should prove equally effective back on turf and he's not ruled out in current form.
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2nd

1

(1)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

19:40 Bath

Virtual Hug

9st 11lb

J: Paddy Bradley

T: Nikki Evans

Enjoyed a good AW season, winning three times round Wolverhampton; didn't look to have any excuses off his revised mark back on turf (here) last month but is more consistent than most at this level.

5/1

2nd

1

(1)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

19:40 Bath

Virtual Hug

9st 11lb

J: Paddy Bradley

T: Nikki Evans

Enjoyed a good AW season, winning three times round Wolverhampton; didn't look to have any excuses off his revised mark back on turf (here) last month but is more consistent than most at this level.

5/1

4th

2

(3)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:45 Bath

Virtual Hug

9st 7lb

J: Paddy Bradley

T: Nikki Evans

In good form on AW for this yard winning three Wolverhampton handicaps, the latest a ready win over 1m4f 17 days ago (stays this far); should prove equally effective back on turf and he's not ruled out in current form.

100/30

Form: 240813 D

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
Off the mark for this yard when coming from off the pace to beat Virtual Hug at Wolverhampton last month (1m6f); not quite so good when third back there two weeks ago; ran well on his only visit here; each-way shout.
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6th

3

(4)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

19:40 Bath

Black Smoke

9st 9lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Mark Loughnane

Beat Virtual Hug on Tapeta in March before finishing behind him over 1m6f here last time; holds similar claims to his old rival again, namely each-way.

7/1

6th

3

(4)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

19:40 Bath

Black Smoke

9st 9lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Mark Loughnane

Beat Virtual Hug on Tapeta in March before finishing behind him over 1m6f here last time; holds similar claims to his old rival again, namely each-way.

7/1

5th

4

(2)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:45 Bath

Black Smoke

9st 6lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Mark Loughnane

Off the mark for this yard when coming from off the pace to beat Virtual Hug at Wolverhampton last month (1m6f); not quite so good when third back there two weeks ago; ran well on his only visit here; each-way shout.

5/1

14/1

Form: 0643-0 D

Last run: 52 days

W: 9st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict
9lb lower than when winning at Salisbury last May (1m6f, good to soft); mixed bag for current yard and he'll need to leave his Southwell run in February well behind him; that's possible though.
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6th

6

(7)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:45 Bath

Tigerten

9st 3lb

J: Ben Sanderson

T: Kevin Frost

9lb lower than when winning at Salisbury last May (1m6f, good to soft); mixed bag for current yard and he'll need to leave his Southwell run in February well behind him; that's possible though.

14/1

6th

6

(7)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:45 Bath

Tigerten

9st 3lb

J: Ben Sanderson

T: Kevin Frost

9lb lower than when winning at Salisbury last May (1m6f, good to soft); mixed bag for current yard and he'll need to leave his Southwell run in February well behind him; that's possible though.

14/1

11th

4

(11)

27th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 3f 23y

Class 6

20:00 Southwell (AW)

Tigerten

9st 8lb

J: Ben Sanderson

T: Kevin Frost

His two most recent Flat wins came at 2m and 1m6f and he hasn't shown much sign of appreciating this surface in three attempts; lower in the weights than for any of them but 0-9 on AW and lacks a recent run; yard also fields Bristol Hill.

8/1

Form: /55-90

Last run: 37 days

W: 9st 9lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Promise for Joseph O'Brien on good turf last summer; well beaten in two Kempton handicaps for new yard; dropped 10lb as a result and new trip/headgear could spark improvement; risky but worth a market check.
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7th

1

(1)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:45 Bath

Head Of State

9st 9lb

J: Charlie Bennett

T: Brett Johnson

Promise for Joseph O'Brien on good turf last summer; well beaten in two Kempton handicaps for new yard; dropped 10lb as a result and new trip/headgear could spark improvement; risky but worth a market check.

20/1

7th

1

(1)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:45 Bath

Head Of State

9st 9lb

J: Charlie Bennett

T: Brett Johnson

Promise for Joseph O'Brien on good turf last summer; well beaten in two Kempton handicaps for new yard; dropped 10lb as a result and new trip/headgear could spark improvement; risky but worth a market check.

20/1

11th

3

(2)

13th Mar 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 6

19:30 Kempton (AW)

Head Of State

9st 11lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: Brett Johnson

Out of the frame in three starts for Joseph O'Brien and failed to beat a rival on stable debut over C&D in January; best watched.

25/1

Form: 398-84

Last run: 56 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 57

Form & Verdict
Hasn't looked ahead of his mark in two handicap runs at Wolverhampton; return to turf might help and he's dropped 8lb so not ruled out with cheekpieces given a go.
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6

(6)

29th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 4f 14y

Class 6

15:35 Southwell (AW)

Villazon

9st 6lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Deborah Faulkner

Little to show for three handicap runs, over 1m4f at Wolverhampton and 1m6f at Bath; hard to be tempted despite another drop in weights.

33/1

7th

6

(6)

29th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 4f 14y

Class 6

15:35 Southwell (AW)

Villazon

9st 6lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Deborah Faulkner

midfield

33/1

8th

5

(10)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:45 Bath

Villazon

9st 6lb

J: Dougie Costello

T: Deborah Faulkner

Hasn't looked ahead of his mark in two handicap runs at Wolverhampton; return to turf might help and he's dropped 8lb so not ruled out with cheekpieces given a go.

16/1

Form: 53833-

Last run: 200 days

W: 8st 12lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 49

Form & Verdict
0-10 but he ended 2023 with two placed efforts at this track (11.6f/1m5f); could prove vulnerable to stronger stayers back from 200 days off.
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7th

8

(8)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

19:40 Bath

Highland Flyer

9st 1lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Jonathan Portman

Regressive maiden who started favourite when a close third to Asense and Uther Pendragon over C&D last autumn; didn't offer much on his recent comeback here, when well behind two of tonight's rivals.

10/1

7th

8

(8)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

19:40 Bath

Highland Flyer

9st 1lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Jonathan Portman

Regressive maiden who started favourite when a close third to Asense and Uther Pendragon over C&D last autumn; didn't offer much on his recent comeback here, when well behind two of tonight's rivals.

10/1

9th

9

(5)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:45 Bath

Highland Flyer

8st 12lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Jonathan Portman

0-10 but he ended 2023 with two placed efforts at this track (11.6f/1m5f); could prove vulnerable to stronger stayers back from 200 days off.

10/1

OUR TIP

Form: 3266-4

Last run: 23 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
12-race maiden but he's shown enough to think he could win a similar event; should be sharper with last month's reappearance behind him; one to consider.
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6th

13

(9)

8th May 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 6

21:00 Kempton (AW)

Imperial Cult

8st 13lb

J: Gina Mangan

T: Rachel Cook & John Bridger

Maiden who's been turned over at 9-2 or shorter on five of his last seven runs; was said to have been unsuited by Bath when well beaten last time, but this trip is a minimum now; wears first-time cheekpieces (has worn a hood once before).

16/1

6th

13

(9)

8th May 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 6

21:00 Kempton (AW)

Imperial Cult

8st 13lb

J: Gina Mangan

T: Rachel Cook & John Bridger

Maiden who's been turned over at 9-2 or shorter on five of his last seven runs; was said to have been unsuited by Bath when well beaten last time, but this trip is a minimum now; wears first-time cheekpieces (has worn a hood once before).

16/1

10th

3

(9)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 6f 0y

Class 6

18:45 Bath

Imperial Cult

9st 6lb

J: Rhys Clutterbuck

T: Rachel Cook & John Bridger

12-race maiden but he's shown enough to think he could win a similar event; should be sharper with last month's reappearance behind him; one to consider.

8/1

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Payout
Exacta £31.80
Straight Forecast £32.38
Tricast £164.50
Trifecta £172.60

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Virtual Hug

RP RATINGS:

Mini Mildred

POSTDATA:

Black Smoke

The Times:

Villazon

Daily Mail:

Head Of State

TOPSPEED:

Tigerten

The Star:

Mini Mildred

Daily Record:

Mini Mildred

The Guardian:

Black Smoke

Telegraph:

Virtual Hug

D Express:

Virtual Hug

Daily Mirror:

Virtual Hug

The Sun:

Virtual Hug