April 19 / 19.15 Bath

19.15

Good To Soft

Dragon Symbol Standing At Whitsbury Manor Handicap (Div I)

  • Prize money: £2983.38
  • 1m 0f 0y
  • Class 6
  • 13 runners
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Dragon Symbol Standing At Whitsbury Manor Handicap (Div I)

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

12/1 (Won)

  • Win: £10.00
  • Place: £3.00

Form: 74-347 CD

Last run: 62 days

W: 8st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 50

Form & Verdict
Won the corresponding race 12 months ago off a 9lb higher mark; came into that race on the back of a good AW run whereas this year he had a quiet AW campaign; others appeal more.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

5th

6

(12)

15th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

17:15 Bath

Havana Goldrush

9st 7lb

J: William Cox

T: John & Rhys Flint

Made all when winning off 5lb lower for Stan Moore over C&D in the spring but has suffered a couple of costly defeats here since; followers are largely pinning their hopes on the change of yard doing the trick.

8/1

12th

8

(3)

24th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

18:10 Bath

Havana Goldrush

9st 2lb

J: Shariq Mohd

T: J S Moore

Dual C&D winner who scored here last month, when 5lb lower; not ground dependent; commendable effort when trying to make all back here after a 5lb rise latest; should be in the mix.

9/2

12th

8

(3)

24th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

18:10 Bath

Havana Goldrush

9st 2lb

J: Shariq Mohd

T: J S Moore

Dual C&D winner who scored here last month, when 5lb lower; not ground dependent; commendable effort when trying to make all back here after a 5lb rise latest; should be in the mix.

9/2

12/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 98-634 D

Last run: 44 days

W: 9st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 57

Form & Verdict
Modest strike-rate but he's run some good races on AW over the winter, including in a hood the last twice; returning to 1m won't be a problem; each-way shout.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

2

(10)

7th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

21:00 Bath

Ravenglass

9st 2lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Adrian Wintle

Losing run now up to 23 and ran poorly without the usual headgear last time (again missing tonight); otherwise, his trainer has won this twice in the past three years and saddled the runner-up on the other occasion.

6/1

6th

3

(5)

14th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 14y

Class 6

18:10 Chepstow

Ravenglass

9st 8lb

J: Gina Mangan

T: Adrian Wintle

Losing run up to 22 and there have been too many near-misses at short prices for comfort; latest Bath second has been boosted by the winner following up, but this 5yo remains risky, having a rare start without headgear.

3/1

6th

3

(5)

14th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 14y

Class 6

18:10 Chepstow

Ravenglass

9st 8lb

J: Gina Mangan

T: Adrian Wintle

Losing run up to 22 and there have been too many near-misses at short prices for comfort; latest Bath second has been boosted by the winner following up, but this 5yo remains risky, having a rare start without headgear.

3/1

4/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: /1364- CD

Last run: 309 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
Lightly raced 4yo; ready winner of a C&D handicap on soft ground on his reappearance one year ago; came up just short in Class 5 company afterwards and absent for 309 days but he still has potential and that doesn't apply to many in here; return to Class 6 company a fillip too.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

1

(3)

7th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

21:00 Bath

Johnjay

9st 9lb

J: David Probert

T: Roger Teal

C&D winner last spring (soft; debut for this yard) who again ran well on his comeback here in April; another solid effort last time, albeit he got turned over at a short price, and a reproduction of that would give him every chance in a weak handicap.

6/4

2nd

11

(3)

17th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

14:00 Newbury

Johnjay

9st 7lb

J: Mikkel Mortensen

T: Roger Teal

midfield, headway 2f out, kept on inside final furlong, went second inside final 110yds, not pace to challenge

4/1

2nd

11

(3)

17th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

14:00 Newbury

Johnjay

9st 7lb

J: Mikkel Mortensen

T: Roger Teal

Has mixed record in eight starts but he won a Bath handicap (1m, soft) last April and was a good third there (good) on his return last month; should benefit from that run and he had some form over C&D last summer; dangerous.

4/1

Form: 54898- D

Last run: 206 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict
Now 6lb lower than for the second of his two wins; that was back in August 2022 but his blank season last year has resulted in him returning off a lowly mark; has gone well fresh; respected.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

7

(6)

5th Jun 2024

Good

1m 2f 50y

Class 5

16:57 Nottingham

Snapcracklepop

9st 5lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: William Muir & Chris Grassick

Both wins came in the summer of 2022 but the first one was at this track and he's well treated on his old form; has had two runs at Bath this year and was 7-2 favourite when runner-up over 1m2f (good) last time; that was his best effort for a while and has claims if he can back that up.

100/30

2nd

6

(7)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 2f 37y

Class 6

20:40 Bath

Snapcracklepop

9st 7lb

J: Lewis Edmunds

T: William Muir & Chris Grassick

Frustrating of late but course fourth off 206-day break last month was pleasing; returning to further is a small plus and he's been dropped 2lb.

5/1

2nd

6

(7)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 2f 37y

Class 6

20:40 Bath

Snapcracklepop

9st 7lb

J: Lewis Edmunds

T: William Muir & Chris Grassick

Frustrating of late but course fourth off 206-day break last month was pleasing; returning to further is a small plus and he's been dropped 2lb.

5/1

OUR TIP

Form: 86-661

Last run: 6 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 65

Form & Verdict
Took full advantage of the drop into Class 6 company when fairly bolting up over 1m2f at Chelmsford last week; well in under his 5lb penalty and shouldn't have any issue with either the ground or the drop in trip; the one to beat.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

5

(4)

23rd May 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

20:52 Chelmsford (AW)

Three Yorkshiremen

9st 10lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: Michael Wigham

led, headed over 2f out, dropped to rear and stumbled 1f out, soon struggling

8/1

9th

5

(4)

23rd May 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

20:52 Chelmsford (AW)

Three Yorkshiremen

9st 10lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: Michael Wigham

led, headed over 2f out, dropped to rear and stumbled 1f out, soon struggling

8/1

5th

1

(9)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:15 Bath

Three Yorkshiremen

10st 0lb

J: Silvestre De Sousa

T: Michael Wigham

in touch with leaders, weakened from over 1f out

2/1

14/1

Form: 872-79

Last run: 58 days

W: 9st 3lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Ex-Irish maiden; failed to beat a rival in two AW runs for his new yard this winter; dangerous mark on his best form though and the return of headgear looks a good move.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

2

(9)

8th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 0f 14y

Class 6

20:00 Chepstow

Emorcee

9st 9lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Robert Stephens

Finished runner-up four times in Ireland last year, but has shown little in four starts for this yard since returning in January and is now 0-15; look elsewhere.

16/1

8th

1

(12)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

19:10 Bath

Emorcee

9st 11lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: Robert Stephens

Went close several times on turf/AW when trained in Ireland but has been well beaten in all three starts for this trainer; on a handy mark but no hint yet that he's about to take advantage.

10/1

8th

1

(12)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

19:10 Bath

Emorcee

9st 11lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: Robert Stephens

Went close several times on turf/AW when trained in Ireland but has been well beaten in all three starts for this trainer; on a handy mark but no hint yet that he's about to take advantage.

10/1

Form: 53988- D

Last run: 179 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Two wins in Class 6 handicaps last August, the second of them off just 2lb lower; ended 2023 quietly though and back from a break perhaps not the time to catch her.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

1

(4)

23rd Jun 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

16:10 Ffos Las

Thewaytothestars

9st 10lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Grace Harris

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, headway over 3f out, outpaced 2f out, soon weakened

7/1

9th

5

(9)

17th Jun 2024

Good

1m 0f 14y

Class 6

16:55 Chepstow

Thewaytothestars

9st 7lb

J: Callum Hutchinson

T: Grace Harris

held up in rear, brief headway 3f out, outpaced 2f out, soon weakened

4/1

4th

1

(3)

8th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 0f 14y

Class 6

20:30 Chepstow

Thewaytothestars

9st 9lb

J: Callum Hutchinson

T: Grace Harris

Won on heavy and good ground last August and fairly handicapped if returning to that level, which is a big if after her recent struggles.

14/1

Form: 2556-4 CD

Last run: 98 days

W: 9st 4lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Won twice over C&D last season and this mark is well within range; returns from 98 days off but he's not discounted.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7th

8

(11)

15th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

17:15 Bath

Eye Of The Water

9st 4lb

J: Benoit De La Sayette

T: Ronald Harris

Dual C&D winner last year, both off higher marks, who won't mind rain; lacks consistency now, which is no surprise at his age, but is still more than capable at this level.

8/1

7th

1

(1)

8th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 0f 14y

Class 6

20:00 Chepstow

Eye Of The Water

9st 11lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Ronald Harris

Bath regular who has been placed a few times here and is 5lb below his last winning mark, but his form so far this year has an uneven look to it; could do with rain having gained all six turf wins on good or softer ground.

4/1

8th

7

(12)

24th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

18:10 Bath

Eye Of The Water

9st 2lb

J: Cieren Fallon

T: Ronald Harris

Goes well here and on slow ground; 4lb lower than when scoring over C&D last August; was generally in better form going into that but he showed last month that he can still raise his game at this track; player.

4/1

Form: 45500- D

Last run: 165 days

W: 9st 7lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
Begins this season off a reduced mark but it was a tame end to 2023 and there are risks involved on his return to action.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

9th

5

(8)

7th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

21:00 Bath

Jade Country

9st 1lb

J: Charlie Bennett

T: John & Rhys Flint

Tumbled down the weights last year and there have been no signs of an imminent revival in two C&D starts this time; would be a surprise winner.

25/1

11th

5

(5)

24th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

18:10 Bath

Jade Country

9st 4lb

J: Charlie Bennett

T: John & Rhys Flint

1m winner (good) when 11lb higher and with Eve Johnson Houghton in 2022; showed ability without winning last year but has plenty to prove based on his last three starts.

33/1

11th

5

(5)

24th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

18:10 Bath

Jade Country

9st 4lb

J: Charlie Bennett

T: John & Rhys Flint

1m winner (good) when 11lb higher and with Eve Johnson Houghton in 2022; showed ability without winning last year but has plenty to prove based on his last three starts.

33/1

12/1

Form: 12574- CD

Last run: 193 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Two C&D wins last summer on firm ground; effective on good ground but could do with it drying out further if he's to make a winning reappearance.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

11th

14

(8)

3rd Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 0f 31y

Class 5

20:45 Windsor

My Ambition

8st 8lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: Denis Coakley

Back on last winning mark and has form over C&D; however, doesn't look poised to regain the winning thread, having suffered a heavy defeat (folded tamely) on seasonal debut.

16/1

10th

6

(10)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:15 Bath

My Ambition

9st 6lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Denis Coakley

in touch with leaders

12/1

10th

6

(10)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:15 Bath

My Ambition

9st 6lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Denis Coakley

in touch with leaders

12/1

20/1

Form: 98-618

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 56

Form & Verdict
Off the mark at the 12th attempt when winning a small-field event at Wolverhampton in January (8.6f); well beaten back there two weeks ago and now makes her turf debut.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

6

(6)

29th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

21:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Olympic Quest

9st 4lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Joe Ponting

Has a patchy record and was tailed off on her turf debut at Bath ten days ago but her win came off a similar mark over C&D in January; comes with risks attached but has possibilities if she can bounce back near best.

10/1

5th

6

(6)

29th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 6

21:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Olympic Quest

9st 4lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Joe Ponting

Has a patchy record and was tailed off on her turf debut at Bath ten days ago but her win came off a similar mark over C&D in January; comes with risks attached but has possibilities if she can bounce back near best.

10/1

11th

11

(5)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:15 Bath

Olympic Quest

9st 0lb

J: Charles Bishop

T: Joe Ponting

slowly away, in rear, pulled hard and headway into midfield after 3f

20/1

Form: 08031- D

Last run: 153 days

W: 9st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict
Overcame a wide draw when breaking his duck in a 1m handicap at Lingfield (AW) in November; still feasibly treated off this 4lb higher mark and the drying ground is in his favour.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

4

(8)

7th Jun 2024

Good

1m 1f 11y

Class 5

18:05 Goodwood

Raqraaq

9st 10lb

J: Tyler Heard

T: Patrick Chamings

Only 1-18 but he overcame a wide draw to win over 1m at Lingfield (AW) and his Bath run last time was too bad to be true; has gone close on turf; unraced beyond 1m but couldn't dismiss.

14/1

12th

2

(13)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:15 Bath

Raqraaq

9st 10lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Patrick Chamings

prominent

8/1

12th

2

(13)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:15 Bath

Raqraaq

9st 10lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Patrick Chamings

prominent

8/1

50/1

Form: 32487-

Last run: 154 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 54

Form & Verdict
Two blank seasons in Jersey and this exposed maiden was well held in two runs for this yard in late 2023; plenty to prove.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

13th

12

(11)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:15 Bath

Brown Mouse

8st 12lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: Tom Ward

slowly away, detached in rear, always behind

50/1

13th

12

(11)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:15 Bath

Brown Mouse

8st 12lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: Tom Ward

slowly away, detached in rear, always behind

50/1

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Payout
Exacta £75.00
Straight Forecast £81.73
Tricast £337.65
Trifecta £414.50

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Johnjay

POSTDATA:

Three Yorkshiremen

TOPSPEED:

Ravenglass

RP RATINGS:

Snapcracklepop

The Times:

Johnjay

The Guardian:

Johnjay

D Express:

Johnjay

The Sun:

Johnjay

The Star:

Johnjay

NEWMARKET:

Three Yorkshiremen

Telegraph:

Three Yorkshiremen

Daily Mail:

Three Yorkshiremen

Daily Mirror:

Three Yorkshiremen

Daily Record:

Three Yorkshiremen

WEST COUNTRY:

Ravenglass