April 22 / 16.45 Windsor

16.45

Good To Firm

Royal Windsor Horse Show Handicap (Div II)

  • Prize money: £4396.56
  • 0m 6f 12y
  • Class 5
  • 9 runners
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Royal Windsor Horse Show Handicap (Div II)

Runners: 9 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.00
  • Place: £1.50

Form: 32644- D

Last run: 187 days

W: 9st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict
Modest strike-rate but conditions won't be an excuse and he's on his sole winning mark; back from a break but worth a market check.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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3rd

8

(4)

11th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

17:42 Salisbury

Strike

9st 4lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Jonathan Portman

prominent, ridden and chased clear leader over 1f out, no extra and lost second inside final furlong, weakened towards finish

7/2

1st

4

(4)

22nd Apr 2024

Good To Firm

0m 6f 12y

Class 5

16:45 Windsor

Strike

9st 6lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Jonathan Portman

pressed leader, led over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong

4/1

1st

4

(4)

22nd Apr 2024

Good To Firm

0m 6f 12y

Class 5

16:45 Windsor

Strike

9st 6lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Jonathan Portman

pressed leader, led over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong

4/1

7/1

  • Place: £2.10

Form: 41110- CD

Last run: 149 days

W: 9st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict
In good form last autumn, completing a hat-trick with a defeat of 14 rivals over C&D in October; subsequent Lingfield defeat easy enough to excuse; could have more to come this year but he's returning from five months off and was only third in the corresponding event after a similar absence last year.
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5th

7

(8)

17th Jun 2024

Good

0m 6f 16y

Class 5

15:48 Chepstow

On Edge

9st 4lb

J: Gina Mangan

T: Christopher Mason

held up in rear, outpaced 2f out, switched left over 1f out, stayed on final 110yds

3/1

1st

2

(10)

10th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 21y

Class 5

17:40 Windsor

On Edge

9st 11lb

J: Gina Mangan

T: Christopher Mason

Went close here on first two starts this year (6f, good to firm/5f, heavy); disappointed after racing too freely here (6f, good) on latest outing and remains on career-high mark but still enters calculations.

6/1

10th

12

(4)

25th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 6f 12y

Class 4

17:35 Windsor

On Edge

9st 1lb

J: Gina Mangan

T: Christopher Mason

Relatively lightly raced for his age, having made his handicap debut late in 2022, and has returned better than ever this year, with close calls over 6f (good) and 5f (heavy); will be suited by the return to this trip and looks sure to go well.

11/2

4/1

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 08655- D

Last run: 196 days

W: 9st 9lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict
Had a fine campaign in 2022 but a consequence was that he was harshly handicapped last year; begins this campaign 20lb lower than 12 months ago and conditions won't be a problem; well drawn to attack; interesting having travelled a long way for this reappearance.
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11th

21

(10)

15th Jun 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

17:20 York

Ghathanfar

9st 2lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Tracy Waggott

Usually leads; running well in defeat off similar marks to today's this year but he's in a higher grade now and his most recent win was nearly two years ago, over 5f on this track.

12/1

3rd

1

(6)

8th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 212y

Class 5

18:10 Catterick

Ghathanfar

9st 10lb

J: Franny Norton

T: Tracy Waggott

led but pestered, disputed lead 3f out, headed inside final 110yds, kept on

9/4

Form: 236-56 D

Last run: 51 days

W: 9st 9lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict
Into the veteran stage now and without a win since November 2021; starts his turf campaign off a lowly mark and the addition of a tongue tie could have a positive effect; one to consider.
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2nd

5

(3)

7th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 10y

Class 5

18:45 Bath

Beyond Equal

9st 7lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Stuart Kittow

Veteran who hasn't won since 2021 and on the decline now; is handicapped accordingly, though, and has been competitive since returned to turf, including in a first-time visor latest; should go well once more.

8/1

2nd

6

(4)

31st May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 16y

Class 5

15:00 Chepstow

Beyond Equal

9st 2lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Stuart Kittow

Has dropped down the weights but his last win was in November 2021 and he's not posed a threat in his four runs this year; visor now added and he needs to raise his game back in trip.

8/1

4th

2

(7)

14th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 6f 16y

Class 5

19:40 Chepstow

Beyond Equal

9st 8lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: Stuart Kittow

Well over two years since he won and he was on the downgrade last season; he's handicapped accordingly, though, and has just found things conspiring against him lately; one to consider.

6/1

14/1

Form: 43117- D BF

Last run: 159 days

W: 9st 1lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Three wins in 2023, including 6f on turf (good); wouldn't look to have much in hand of this mark on his return from 159 days off but Rossa Ryan is a notable booking.
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7th

2

(6)

8th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

19:30 Chepstow

The Cola Kid

9st 9lb

J: Connor Planas

T: Grace Harris

Seven-time winner, four on turf; close to his last winning mark and Ascot last time was always going to be tough.

5/1

10th

27

(17)

11th May 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

16:55 Ascot

The Cola Kid

8st 4lb

J: Hayley Turner

T: Grace Harris

Dual Kempton AW winner (6f/7f) last November, but as a result is 14lb higher than when gaining his last turf success at Ffos Las (6f, good) last summer; probably needed last month's Windsor reappearance (6f, good to firm), but still well down the pecking order.

40/1

Form: 086-46

Last run: 96 days

W: 8st 13lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
0-12 but he has shown some promise for this yard over the winter; one visit to Windsor saw him finish second to the smart sprinter Kerdos as a 2yo; capable of a good run.
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5th

6

(8)

16th May 2024

Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

14:00 Salisbury

Roman Spring

9st 7lb

J: Molly Gunn

T: Rachel Cook & John Bridger

took keen hold, held up in rear, headway over 1f out, weakened final 110yds

8/1

5th

6

(8)

16th May 2024

Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

14:00 Salisbury

Roman Spring

9st 7lb

J: Molly Gunn

T: Rachel Cook & John Bridger

took keen hold, held up in rear, headway over 1f out, weakened final 110yds

8/1

8th

7

(2)

6th May 2024

Soft

0m 5f 21y

Class 5

17:30 Windsor

Roman Spring

8st 13lb

J: Rhys Clutterbuck

T: Rachel Cook & John Bridger

in rear

9/1

Form: 96570-

Last run: 187 days

W: 8st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
Front-runner who started his 2023 campaign with a bang, winning two sprints at Bath before being placed in six of his next seven starts; ended the season more quietly but he's dropped in the weights; market useful starting out for a yard that has won a division of this race twice in recent years (same owner).
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

9

(4)

7th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 10y

Class 5

18:45 Bath

Symbol Of Hope

9st 1lb

J: Connor Planas

T: John & Rhys Flint

Six course wins to his name, all between April and June, having won off a 5lb lower mark for a 7lb claimer a fortnight ago (5.7f); has more on his plate but won't mind the return to 5f or drying ground.

4/1

1st

1

(10)

24th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 160y

Class 6

15:25 Bath

Symbol Of Hope

9st 11lb

J: Ethan Jones

T: John & Rhys Flint

taken down early

7/2

1st

1

(10)

24th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 160y

Class 6

15:25 Bath

Symbol Of Hope

9st 11lb

J: Ethan Jones

T: John & Rhys Flint

taken down early

7/2

OUR TIP

Form: 7247-1 D

Last run: 21 days

W: 9st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 68

Form & Verdict
Returned from a five-month absence to win a 6f handicap (Class 6) at Wolverhampton three weeks ago; 3lb rise manageable and has won on turf, for all he's more prolific on AW.
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1st

4

(2)

12th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 7y

Class 5

20:25 Hamilton

Newyorkstateofmind

9st 7lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Ruth Carr

Won this last year (good to firm) on sole previous visit to Hamilton and back on the scoresheet at Wolverhampton in April; he can pop up again at some stage but has to perform better than on his last three runs.

16/1

5th

2

(7)

1st Jun 2024

Good To Soft

0m 6f 2y

Class 6

19:50 Doncaster

Newyorkstateofmind

9st 11lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Ruth Carr

Recorded his fifth AW win when scoring at Wolverhampton (6f) on his reappearance but he's suffered two heavy defeats on turf since.

20/1

10th

6

(10)

10th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 6f 18y

Class 5

19:44 Nottingham

Newyorkstateofmind

9st 7lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Ruth Carr

Recorded his fifth AW win when scoring at Wolverhampton (6f, AW) on his reappearance but he failed to back that up at Windsor 18 days ago; that took his turf record to 2-40 and he has something to prove again after that 11l defeat.

16/1

50/1

Form: 16680-

Last run: 212 days

W: 9st 1lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Her only win in 14 starts for George Boughey came in a four-runner handicap at Bath last summer (wore cheekpieces); poor form afterwards but only 1lb lower now; sold for 1,000gns in November; no headgear on stable debut; best watched.
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9th

6

(7)

22nd Apr 2024

Good To Firm

0m 6f 12y

Class 5

16:45 Windsor

Beau Roc

9st 1lb

J: Joshua Bryan

T: Nikki Evans

in touch with leaders

50/1

9th

6

(7)

22nd Apr 2024

Good To Firm

0m 6f 12y

Class 5

16:45 Windsor

Beau Roc

9st 1lb

J: Joshua Bryan

T: Nikki Evans

in touch with leaders, weakened over 2f out

50/1

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Payout
Exacta £28.70
Straight Forecast £29.51
Tricast £94.38
Trifecta £118.90

Selections

POSTDATA:

Newyorkstateofmind

LAMBOURN:

Strike

D Express:

On Edge

SPOTLIGHT:

Symbol Of Hope

Daily Mail:

The Cola Kid

RP RATINGS:

Beyond Equal

The Times:

Strike

The Sun:

On Edge

TOPSPEED:

Symbol Of Hope

Daily Mirror:

The Cola Kid

Telegraph:

Newyorkstateofmind

The Star:

Newyorkstateofmind

Daily Record:

Newyorkstateofmind

The Guardian:

Beyond Equal