April 20 / 18.45 Brighton

18.45

Good To Soft

bet365 Handicap (Div II)

  • Prize money: £2983.38
  • 1m 1f 207y
  • Class 6
  • 11 runners
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bet365 Handicap (Div II)

Runners: 11 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

OUR TIP

3/1 (Won)

Form: 8322-5

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 54

Form & Verdict
Now 0-11 but has form figures of 222 in 7f/1m2f handicaps here and he was dropped in from a wide draw when a never-dangerous fifth of 16 on the Lingfield AW 15 days ago (first run for 169 days; behind Velvet Vulcan); it's easy to envisage him leaving that form behind back here.
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1st

1

(3)

9th May 2024

Soft

1m 3f 198y

Class 6

15:53 Brighton

Chinthurst

9st 10lb

J: Pat Cosgrave

T: Jim Boyle

prominent, pressed leader 5f out, pushed along to lead towards near side over 3f out, soon faced challenge, ridden 2f out, headed 1f out, kept on well inside final furlong, drifted left but led again inside final 110yds, gamely

11/4

1st

1

(3)

9th May 2024

Soft

1m 3f 198y

Class 6

15:53 Brighton

Chinthurst

9st 10lb

J: Pat Cosgrave

T: Jim Boyle

prominent, pressed leader 5f out, pushed along to lead towards near side over 3f out, soon faced challenge, ridden 2f out, headed 1f out, kept on well inside final furlong, drifted left but led again inside final 110yds, gamely

11/4

2nd

6

(1)

30th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 3f 198y

Class 6

15:35 Brighton

Chinthurst

9st 5lb

J: Pat Cosgrave

T: Jim Boyle

Placed three consecutive times in the autumn (1m2f-1m4f) and built upon encouraging seasonal debut when gaining breakthrough win here (1m2f, good) ten days ago; drew clear of the others with the runner-up that day and could still be well treated after a 2lb nudge.

3/1

20/1

Form: 7607-0

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 3lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 45

Form & Verdict
0-12; has shown occasional promise but was tailed off on the AW two weeks ago after a lengthy break.
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4th

8

(1)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

19:10 Bath

Irezumi

9st 1lb

J: Charlie Bennett

T: Jim Boyle

0-14; inconsistent but he did go close when 66-1 at Brighton (1m2f, good) on penultimate start; not quite as good back over that C&D latest but nonetheless that was better than many previous efforts; worth another try over this trip now in better form; each-way player.

6/1

4th

8

(1)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 137y

Class 6

19:10 Bath

Irezumi

9st 1lb

J: Charlie Bennett

T: Jim Boyle

0-14; inconsistent but he did go close when 66-1 at Brighton (1m2f, good) on penultimate start; not quite as good back over that C&D latest but nonetheless that was better than many previous efforts; worth another try over this trip now in better form; each-way player.

6/1

4th

6

(8)

1st May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 1f 207y

Class 6

18:45 Brighton

Irezumi

9st 0lb

J: Charlie Bennett

T: Jim Boyle

13-race maiden with a very patchy profile but he bounced back with a near miss in the second division of a C&D handicap (66-1) last month; only 1lb higher than for that clear second and has claims if he can back that up.

4/1

3rd
7 (8)
Gilbert

15/2

Form: 2362-8 C

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 48

Form & Verdict
Course winner who was close up on the AW at Kempton (1m4f) in his penultimate race but was beaten 11l at Lingfield back from a break; has each-way claims but his good days are hard to predict.
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7th

7

(7)

2nd May 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

17:15 Lingfield (AW)

Gilbert

9st 1lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Adam West

C&D winner in one of just six AW starts; stays 1m4f; inconsistent in four outings since wind surgery but couldn't rule him out if repeating the best of those efforts; fifth in the 6.45 Brighton last night.

7/1

7th

7

(7)

2nd May 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

17:15 Lingfield (AW)

Gilbert

9st 1lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Adam West

C&D winner in one of just six AW starts; stays 1m4f; inconsistent in four outings since wind surgery but couldn't rule him out if repeating the best of those efforts; fifth in the 6.45 Brighton last night.

7/1

5th

7

(5)

1st May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 1f 207y

Class 6

18:45 Brighton

Gilbert

9st 0lb

J: Marco Ghiani

T: Adam West

Course winner who travelled strongly for a long way when third over C&D 11 days ago but he finished 4l behind Irezumi in that race and needs to find more to make a big impact here; reapplied blinkers replace cheekpieces.

13/2

Form: 8-8494 D

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict
100-1 but finished close up over 1m at Southwell a month ago after dropping in the weights; has form claims but can be slowly away and is probably not one to trust.
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1st

8

(1)

4th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 104y

Class 6

18:25 Yarmouth

Total Lockdown

8st 11lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: Martin Dunne

Sole win from 27 starts was in August 2022 and he was beaten 11l at Brighton (1m4f, good) Tuesday; others preferred.

14/1

12/1

Form: 65463- C

Last run: 198 days

W: 9st 3lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 46

Form & Verdict
Never won beyond 1m but finished well for a close third over this far at Lingfield (AW) in October on final appearance and is closely matched with the fourth Jimmy Mark; hard to rule out.
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2nd

8

(8)

2nd May 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

17:15 Lingfield (AW)

Bbob Alula

9st 0lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Bill Turner

1m course winner; placed over C&D; losing run now at 15 but showed here last October that he can be competitive if better for a recent start on turf.

10/1

2nd

8

(8)

2nd May 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

17:15 Lingfield (AW)

Bbob Alula

9st 0lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Bill Turner

1m course winner; placed over C&D; losing run now at 15 but showed here last October that he can be competitive if better for a recent start on turf.

10/1

5th

9

(2)

20th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 1f 207y

Class 6

18:45 Brighton

Bbob Alula

9st 3lb

J: William Carson

T: Bill Turner

prominent on inner, bit short of room over 1f out, kept on and went fourth inside final 110yds, not reach leaders

12/1

Form: -24172

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 52

Form & Verdict
1m4f winner on the AW and perhaps bettered that form when finishing well for second over the same trip back at Lingfield two weeks ago; clear chance if transferring his form to this track/course on turf debut.
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6th

3

(7)

20th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 1f 207y

Class 6

18:45 Brighton

Velvet Vulcan

9st 9lb

J: Kevin Stott

T: Mike Murphy & Michael Keady

awkward start, took keen hold, towards rear, headway towards far side from under 2f out, no impression inside final furlong

5/1

6th

3

(7)

20th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 1f 207y

Class 6

18:45 Brighton

Velvet Vulcan

9st 9lb

J: Kevin Stott

T: Mike Murphy & Michael Keady

awkward start, took keen hold, towards rear, headway towards far side from under 2f out, no impression inside final furlong

5/1

2nd

12

(12)

5th Apr 2024

Standard

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: 55145- D

Last run: 180 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 48

Form & Verdict
Dual 1m2f winner (on good and quicker ground) at Bath, the latest in September off just 2lb lower; ran well on the AW next time and heavy ground was a feasible excuse in his final run; seems fine with undulations and could have a say if relatively straight after his break.
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7th

8

(3)

20th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 1f 207y

Class 6

18:45 Brighton

Jimmy Mark

9st 5lb

J: William Cox

T: Stuart Kittow

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, outpaced over 1f out

10/1

7th

8

(3)

20th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 1f 207y

Class 6

18:45 Brighton

Jimmy Mark

9st 5lb

J: William Cox

T: Stuart Kittow

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, outpaced over 1f out

10/1

5th

9

(2)

23rd Oct 2023

Heavy

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

15:25 Windsor

Jimmy Mark

8st 11lb

J: Callum Hutchinson

T: Stuart Kittow

Another solid effort in defeat on Polytrack last time and the return to a more testing 1m2f will suit, but his two Bath wins came on fast ground and these conditions are an unknown; obvious chance if he handles the ground, though.

7/2

8/1

Form: 7-3136 D

Last run: 45 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 50

Form & Verdict
Mostly consistent at about this trip on the AW through the winter; has comparable form on turf, so she's one with each-way claims.
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1st

6

(9)

2nd May 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

17:15 Lingfield (AW)

Forever Proud

9st 2lb

J: Liam Wright

T: Mark Hoad

Sole win came in a classified contest over C&D in February, when she came late on the scene; however, recent form in handicaps suggest she'll find a few too good.

10/1

1st

6

(9)

2nd May 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

17:15 Lingfield (AW)

Forever Proud

9st 2lb

J: Liam Wright

T: Mark Hoad

Sole win came in a classified contest over C&D in February, when she came late on the scene; however, recent form in handicaps suggest she'll find a few too good.

10/1

8th

5

(10)

20th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 1f 207y

Class 6

18:45 Brighton

Forever Proud

9st 7lb

J: Aidan Keeley

T: Mark Hoad

took keen hold, midfield, headway on outer and in touch with leaders 3f out, weakened over 1f out

8/1

25/1

Form: /31988 D

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 6lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 49

Form & Verdict
Won a classified event at Lingfield (1m2f, Polytrack) in February on second run for this yard; has been finding life a lot tougher in handicaps.
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6th

8

(1)

2nd May 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

16:40 Lingfield (AW)

Barbarosa

9st 1lb

J: Harry Davies

T: Clare Hobson

Sole British success came over C&D in February when 3lb higher; has been going backwards since then but back here for the first time since that success and on a handy mark again, a revival would not surprise.

20/1

6th

8

(1)

2nd May 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

16:40 Lingfield (AW)

Barbarosa

9st 1lb

J: Harry Davies

T: Clare Hobson

Sole British success came over C&D in February when 3lb higher; has been going backwards since then but back here for the first time since that success and on a handy mark again, a revival would not surprise.

20/1

9th

6

(11)

20th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 1f 207y

Class 6

18:45 Brighton

Barbarosa

9st 6lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Clare Hobson

towards rear throughout

25/1

25/1

Form: 07-068 C

Last run: 32 days

W: 9st 3lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict
Has plenty of form around here but this exposed 8yo has been struggling for a while.
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6th

9

(4)

23rd Apr 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

17:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Beau Geste

9st 0lb

J: Molly Gunn

T: Tony Carroll

Dual C&D winner in his younger days but has been poor since returning from ten months off; would be a surprise winner.

33/1

6th

9

(4)

23rd Apr 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

17:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Beau Geste

9st 0lb

J: Molly Gunn

T: Tony Carroll

Dual C&D winner in his younger days but has been poor since returning from ten months off; would be a surprise winner.

33/1

10th

12

(1)

20th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 1f 207y

Class 6

18:45 Brighton

Beau Geste

9st 3lb

J: Jack Doughty

T: Tony Carroll

midfield

25/1

20/1

Form: -24038

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 45

Form & Verdict
Close third over 1m4f at Wolverhampton on her penultimate run but down the field there next time and she's now 0-33.
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10

(6)

20th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 1f 207y

Class 6

18:45 Brighton

Naadyaa

9st 3lb

J: Alice Bond

T: Alexandra Dunn

Close third over 1m4f at Wolverhampton on her penultimate run but down the field there next time and she's now 0-33.

20/1

10

(6)

20th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 1f 207y

Class 6

18:45 Brighton

Naadyaa

9st 3lb

J: Alice Bond

T: Alexandra Dunn

Close third over 1m4f at Wolverhampton on her penultimate run but down the field there next time and she's now 0-33.

20/1

8th

9

(4)

2nd Apr 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 6

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Naadyaa

9st 0lb

J: Ethan Jones

T: Alexandra Dunn

Bounced back from a poor run when keeping-on third over 1m4f here a fortnight ago and can cope with today's drop back in trip, but she's now 0-32 and has become frustrating.

10/1

Non-runners

Roman Tempest

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Payout
Straight Forecast £171.94
Tricast £721.61

Selections

Telegraph:

Roman Tempest

The Times:

Forever Proud

POSTDATA:

Velvet Vulcan

SPOTLIGHT:

Chinthurst

RP RATINGS:

Total Lockdown

The Guardian:

Forever Proud

D Express:

Velvet Vulcan

Daily Mirror:

Chinthurst

Daily Mail:

Roman Tempest

The Sun:

Roman Tempest

The Star:

Roman Tempest

Daily Record:

Roman Tempest