April 19 / 19.45 Bath

19.45

Good To Soft

Dragon Symbol Standing At Whitsbury Manor Handicap (Div II)

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

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

OUR TIP

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.50
  • Place: £2.20

Form: 69329- D

Last run: 179 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict
Still 1lb lower than when winning at Brighton (1m, good to firm) last summer; off six months, but has run well fresh before and goes on any ground; contender.
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3rd

6

(7)

17th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

14:00 Newbury

Darvel

9st 11lb

J: Olivia Tubb

T: Patrick Chamings

Handles most ground and he recorded his fifth turf win when scoring on seasonal debut at Bath (1m, good); never looked in any serious danger after kicking clear in that race and he's a big player again off 3lb higher here.

11/4

3rd

6

(7)

17th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

14:00 Newbury

Darvel

9st 11lb

J: Olivia Tubb

T: Patrick Chamings

led, headed inside final furlong, no extra when lost second inside final 110yds

11/4

1st

3

(4)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:45 Bath

Darvel

9st 9lb

J: Charles Bishop

T: Patrick Chamings

took keen hold, prominent, led 3f out, ridden and went clear over 2f out, kept on, comfortably

10/1

2/1

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 531222

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Has been most consistent since returning to the AW last November, especially since stepped up to this sort of trip; despite that he remains favourably treated on turf, being 2lb lower than when successful at Leicester (6f, soft) in May last year; high on list.
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5th

6

(5)

5th May 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 213y

Class 6

14:10 Salisbury

King Of Speed

11st 2lb

J: Miss Ella Fryer

T: Mark Loughnane

Not the most prolific (3-31), but he does have winning form in soft ground and performed with credit in both starts at Bath (1m) since returned to turf last month; claims.

4/1

5th

6

(5)

5th May 2024

Heavy

0m 6f 213y

Class 6

14:10 Salisbury

King Of Speed

11st 2lb

J: Miss Ella Fryer

T: Mark Loughnane

Not the most prolific (3-31), but he does have winning form in soft ground and performed with credit in both starts at Bath (1m) since returned to turf last month; claims.

4/1

4th

2

(1)

28th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

17:35 Bath

King Of Speed

9st 9lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Mark Loughnane

Enjoying a revival since being upped to 1m, winning at Wolverhampton in February and runner-up on his next four starts, the latest over C&D nine days ago; should be in the shake up once again.

100/30

20/1

  • Place: £2.80

Form: 4-1267

Last run: 34 days

W: 9st 8lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
Form has rather regressed since winning at Wolverhampton (8.6f, AW) in January; needs to bounce back and her record of 2-31 suggests that others are more likely.
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1st

4

(7)

10th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 75y

Class 6

17:59 Nottingham

Soi Dao

9st 8lb

J: Gina Mangan

T: Adrian Wintle

Kickstarted 2024 with 8.5f Wolverhampton victory and she recorded a good third of 12 in 1m Bath handicap three weeks ago; she ought to be in the shake-up.

8/1

1st

4

(7)

10th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 75y

Class 6

17:59 Nottingham

Soi Dao

9st 8lb

J: Gina Mangan

T: Adrian Wintle

Kickstarted 2024 with 8.5f Wolverhampton victory and she recorded a good third of 12 in 1m Bath handicap three weeks ago; she ought to be in the shake-up.

8/1

3rd

4

(11)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:45 Bath

Soi Dao

9st 8lb

J: Gina Mangan

T: Adrian Wintle

in touch with leaders

20/1

Form: -77299

Last run: 31 days

W: 8st 5lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 47

Form & Verdict
0-12 under rules with his best effort when second of ten off this mark at Wolverhampton (1m4f, AW) in January, but opposable on balance; can take a keen hold.
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4th

10

(11)

6th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

17:45 Bath

Sao Timothy

9st 0lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Robert Stephens

4yo maiden who recorded his peak effort over 1m4f on AW in February; however, ran respectably over C&D (good) last time and has frame possibilities provided that effort is repeated.

8/1

4th

10

(11)

6th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

17:45 Bath

Sao Timothy

9st 0lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Robert Stephens

4yo maiden who recorded his peak effort over 1m4f on AW in February; however, ran respectably over C&D (good) last time and has frame possibilities provided that effort is repeated.

8/1

4th

13

(5)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:45 Bath

Sao Timothy

8st 5lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: Robert Stephens

took keen hold, in touch with leaders

16/1

4/1

Form: 12322- CD

Last run: 153 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 55

Form & Verdict
Sole win in 11 starts came off 6lb lower over C&D (good to soft) last August; placed in all four subsequent starts on the AW (in cheekpieces last time) and a player if ready to go after five months off; market may be helpful.
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1st

13

(11)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 2f 37y

Class 6

20:40 Bath

Golden Phase

8st 12lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Denis Coakley

Breakthrough win came over 1m here last August (good to soft) and she held her form after; shaped as if needing the run 26 days ago and has a part to play if seeing out 1m2f.

11/2

1st

13

(11)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 2f 37y

Class 6

20:40 Bath

Golden Phase

8st 12lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Denis Coakley

Breakthrough win came over 1m here last August (good to soft) and she held her form after; shaped as if needing the run 26 days ago and has a part to play if seeing out 1m2f.

11/2

5th

11

(3)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:45 Bath

Golden Phase

8st 13lb

J: George Bass

T: Denis Coakley

prominent

4/1

33/1

Form: 360

Last run: 44 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Promising third of eight on her Kempton debut (1m3f, AW) in January, but well beaten in both starts since; from a classy Juddmonte family and still has time to make her mark now making her turf/handicap debut.
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3rd

1

(5)

6th May 2024

Soft

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

18:00 Windsor

Angelica K

9st 9lb

J: William Carver

T: Simon Hodgson

Third on debut at Kempton (1m3f, AW) in January looked promising but the form has not been repeated; 40-1 and never dangerous when sixth of 12 on turf/handicap debut at Bath (1m, good) last time, which was a drop in trip; work to do.

16/1

3rd

1

(5)

6th May 2024

Soft

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

18:00 Windsor

Angelica K

9st 9lb

J: William Carver

T: Simon Hodgson

Third on debut at Kempton (1m3f, AW) in January looked promising but the form has not been repeated; 40-1 and never dangerous when sixth of 12 on turf/handicap debut at Bath (1m, good) last time, which was a drop in trip; work to do.

16/1

6th

5

(10)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:45 Bath

Angelica K

9st 6lb

J: William Carver

T: Simon Hodgson

took keen hold, midfield

33/1

14/1

Form: 85017- D

Last run: 168 days

W: 8st 10lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
Something of a mixed bag so far, her convincing success at Windsor (1m, heavy) last October standing well above her other achievements; not quite sure what the expect back from 168 days off.
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3rd

9

(5)

14th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 14y

Class 6

17:40 Chepstow

Mayz

9st 0lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: John Gallagher

Lacks consistency but was backed at prices when winning on heavy ground last autumn and there was nothing wrong with her recent Brighton third (good); holds leading claims.

7/2

3rd

9

(5)

14th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 14y

Class 6

17:40 Chepstow

Mayz

9st 0lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: John Gallagher

Lacks consistency but was backed at prices when winning on heavy ground last autumn and there was nothing wrong with her recent Brighton third (good); holds leading claims.

7/2

3rd

8

(2)

1st May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 7f 216y

Class 6

19:15 Brighton

Mayz

8st 11lb

J: Marco Ghiani

T: John Gallagher

took keen hold

12/1

Form: 54-570

Last run: 56 days

W: 9st 3lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Showed promise on her second and third starts 257 days apart, but has regressed in two outings at Wolverhampton (7f, AW) since handicapping; extra furlong may suit, but she does need to find a bit more from somewhere.
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8th

8

(8)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:45 Bath

Dolores Abernathy

9st 3lb

J: Laura Pearson

T: David Loughnane

dwelt start, in rear throughout

25/1

8th

8

(8)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:45 Bath

Dolores Abernathy

9st 3lb

J: Laura Pearson

T: David Loughnane

dwelt start, in rear

25/1

10th

5

(2)

23rd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

17:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Dolores Abernathy

9st 8lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: David Loughnane

Out of the frame in both starts here (6f/7f) since returning from 257 days off this month; unexposed after four starts, but more needed off this same mark as last time (due to drop 2lb at the weekend).

12/1

Form: 36-704 D

Last run: 58 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict
Back off the same mark as when successful at Lingfield (7.6f, soft) last summer and there was encouragement in his latest fourth of nine at Kempton (1m, AW); interesting back from a short break.
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9th

2

(6)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:45 Bath

Covert Mission

9st 9lb

J: Benoit De La Sayette

T: Kevin Philippart De Foy

dwelt start, in rear

5/1

9th

2

(6)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:45 Bath

Covert Mission

9st 9lb

J: Benoit De La Sayette

T: Kevin Philippart De Foy

dwelt start, in rear throughout (jockey said gelding was slowly away)

5/1

4th

4

(2)

21st Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

18:00 Kempton (AW)

Covert Mission

9st 7lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Kevin Philippart De Foy

Is much better drawn than when running no race over C&D four weeks ago (behind Uzincso) and is just 1lb higher than when scoring on turf in July; comes with risks attached.

11/2

Form: 41221- CD

Last run: 216 days

W: 9st 2lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 58

Form & Verdict
Goes on any ground and three of her four wins have come over C&D, two of them in the second half of last year; 8lb higher on this return from seven months off and her record fresh is a cause for concern.
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8th

5

(3)

14th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 14y

Class 6

18:10 Chepstow

Lilandra

9st 7lb

J: Joe Leavy

T: John & Rhys Flint

Closed out last season with an easy win off 6lb lower and may need some help from the handicapper before she's competitive again; finished well beaten on last month's comeback.

25/1

8th

5

(3)

14th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 14y

Class 6

18:10 Chepstow

Lilandra

9st 7lb

J: Joe Leavy

T: John & Rhys Flint

Closed out last season with an easy win off 6lb lower and may need some help from the handicapper before she's competitive again; finished well beaten on last month's comeback.

25/1

10th

9

(2)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:45 Bath

Lilandra

9st 2lb

J: Callum Hutchinson

T: John & Rhys Flint

led, headed 3f out, weakened from over 1f out

9/1

Form: 06-070

Last run: 60 days

W: 9st 5lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict
Officially rated 31lb higher at his peak and went down by just a head in the 2020 Stewards' Cup, but a lot of water has flowed under the bridge since then; three starts on the AW since joining this yard have been poor.
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6

(12)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:45 Bath

Kimifive

9st 5lb

J: Cieren Fallon

T: Sue Gardner

took keen hold, in rear, lost touch and pulled up over 2f out

50/1

6

(12)

19th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

19:45 Bath

Kimifive

9st 5lb

J: Cieren Fallon

T: Sue Gardner

took keen hold, in rear, lost touch and pulled up over 2f out

50/1

2

(1)

8th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Kimifive

9st 10lb

J: Mia Nicholls

T: Sue Gardner

Won off 6lb higher at Epsom (8.5f, good) last August but he's been out sorts since then and has been beaten 12l or more in his three runs for new yard; AW record now stands at 0-9 and he has a lot to prove.

66/1

Form: 2238-7 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 57

Form & Verdict
Both wins in 20 starts came last summer (1m, good to firm), but he does handle softer ground and his record fresh suggests that last month's Southwell return (1m, AW) would have been needed; worth a second look.
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1st

7

(4)

14th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 14y

Class 6

18:10 Chepstow

Racing Demon

9st 4lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Ed de Giles

Back on a winning mark but he dumped his rider leaving the stalls last month and looked reluctant to go last time (back in the hood); can only be classed as risky now.

12/1

1st

7

(4)

14th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 14y

Class 6

18:10 Chepstow

Racing Demon

9st 4lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Ed de Giles

Back on a winning mark but he dumped his rider leaving the stalls last month and looked reluctant to go last time (back in the hood); can only be classed as risky now.

12/1

9th

7

(4)

28th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

17:05 Bath

Racing Demon

9st 6lb

J: William Cox

T: Ed de Giles

Capable off this mark but he showed a dark side here nine days ago (well backed), unruly beforehand and then veering right and unseating his rider leaving the stalls; risky.

11/2

Non-runners

Vellner

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Payout
Exacta £27.80
Straight Forecast £28.27
Tricast £212.73
Trifecta £183.20

Selections

The Times:

Golden Phase

SPOTLIGHT:

King Of Speed

RP RATINGS:

Covert Mission

Daily Mail:

Angelica K

D Express:

Racing Demon

WEST COUNTRY:

Soi Dao

The Sun:

Golden Phase

The Star:

Golden Phase

Daily Record:

Golden Phase

Telegraph:

King Of Speed

The Guardian:

King Of Speed

Daily Mirror:

King Of Speed

POSTDATA:

Covert Mission

NEWMARKET:

Covert Mission