May 04 / 15.15 Thirsk

15.15

Good To Soft

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  • Prize money: £9421.2
  • 0m 5f 0y
  • Class 3
  • 13 runners
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Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £12.00
  • Place: £2.50

Form: 215210 D

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Failed to fire in a Listed race at Bath last time but she'd been in good form on AW since fitted with a visor; on the same mark as when picking up well to win a 5f handicap at Lingfield last month; handles most ground.
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3rd

2

(1)

22nd Jun 2024

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 4

18:40 Haydock

Star Of Lady M

10st 3lb

J: Mark Winn

T: David O’Meara

She has won four races since November, three on AW and a 5f handicap at Thirsk (good to soft) under Mark Winn last month; creditable fifth of 11 from well off the pace at York (6f, good to soft) last weekend; enters calculations.

11/2

5th

6

(1)

14th Jun 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 2

15:00 York

Star Of Lady M

9st 9lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: David O’Meara

She has won four races since November, three on AW and a 5f handicap at Thirsk last month; beaten off this mark on her last two runs though and others bring stronger claims.

20/1

5th

1

(6)

4th Jun 2024

Standard

0m 5f 6y

Class 4

19:15 Lingfield (AW)

Star Of Lady M

9st 11lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: David O’Meara

took keen hold, in touch with leaders on outer, outpaced home turn, kept on inside final furlong

9/2

20/1

  • Place: £4.70

Form: 327740 D

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict
Not much room for error off this mark and he was well beaten on his return to turf 13 days ago; has the pace to grab the stands' rail if desired but others are more appealing.
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6th

9

(1)

15th Jun 2024

Good

0m 5f 15y

Class 3

14:10 Chester

Reigning Profit

9st 2lb

J: David Probert

T: Ruth Carr

midfield

8/1

15

(12)

2nd Jun 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 7y

Class 2

17:10 Hamilton

Reigning Profit

8st 8lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Ruth Carr

In a consistent vein of form, having been placed three times last month, keeping-on third to Jordan Electrics at Carlisle latest; upped in grade but receives weight all round; could go well.

14/1

3rd

2

(7)

20th May 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 4

19:00 Carlisle

Reigning Profit

9st 8lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Ruth Carr

Record is 5-38; threatening to regain the winning thread, having finished second at Thirsk (good to soft) and Wolverhampton (AW; beaten a neck) the last twice; solid claims off the same mark.

7/2

8/1

  • Place: £3.40

Form: 3-8546 D

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 3lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 77

Form & Verdict
Continues to edge down the weights while appearing to retain all her ability; stall 1 perhaps not ideal here though and others appeal more for win purposes.
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2nd

2

(6)

31st May 2024

Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 4

14:50 Carlisle

Elegant Erin

9st 13lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Paul Midgley

towards rear

11/4

3rd

10

(1)

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 3

15:15 Thirsk

Elegant Erin

9st 3lb

J: David Nolan

T: Paul Midgley

towards rear, going easily but waiting for room 2f out, headway on far side of group over 1f out, ran on inside final furlong, not pace to challenge

8/1

3rd

10

(1)

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 3

15:15 Thirsk

Elegant Erin

9st 3lb

J: David Nolan

T: Paul Midgley

towards rear, going easily but waiting for room 2f out, headway on far side of group over 1f out, ran on inside final furlong, not pace to challenge

8/1

7/2

Form: 3307-2 D

Last run: 13 days

W: 10st 3lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict
Group 1-placed in his prime; pleasing start for his new stable when second at Musselburgh 13 days ago (5f, good to soft); now 3lb higher but this should be run to suit and he has each-way claims at least.
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8th

1

(7)

15th Jun 2024

Good

0m 5f 15y

Class 3

14:10 Chester

Arecibo

10st 2lb

J: Zak Wheatley

T: Declan Carroll

dwelt start, midfield

10/1

3rd

1

(2)

1st Jun 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 3y

Class 3

19:20 Doncaster

Arecibo

9st 9lb

J: Zak Wheatley

T: Declan Carroll

Useful on his day; went close at Musselburgh on stable/seasonal debut but has regressed in two subsequent starts; on a three-year losing spell.

12/1

13th

11

(8)

16th May 2024

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 2

14:15 York

Arecibo

8st 11lb

J: Zak Wheatley

T: Declan Carroll

9yo who isn't the force of old and has been beaten 29 times since his last win in 2021; however, off a reduced mark he went very close on last month's stable debut at Musselburgh and ran pretty well when fourth at Thirsk next time; not ruled out in reapplied blinkers (won in them early in career).

12/1

5th
12 (12)
Khabib

12/1

Form: 143-96 D

Last run: 62 days

W: 9st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict
Went down narrowly in this race in 2022; only 1lb higher than for his last win and effective on good to soft; further rain would be a concern but he's got a shout if conditions stay as they are.
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2nd

4

(12)

24th Jun 2024

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 4

17:30 Thirsk

Khabib

9st 11lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Ray Craggs

Yet to score this season but he arrives in good form, fifth of ten at Catterick (5f) 16 days ago; shortlisted eased 1lb.

12/1

5th

5

(3)

8th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 4

17:05 Catterick

Khabib

8st 13lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Ray Craggs

On a handy mark and he ran well for second (Tatterstall third) at Thirsk three weeks ago (5f, good to firm); not sure to confirm the form at this sharper track and on 2lb worse terms.

5/1

2nd

12

(8)

18th May 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 4

15:10 Thirsk

Khabib

8st 11lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Ray Craggs

in touch with leaders

10/1

Form: 1087-4 D

Last run: 19 days

W: 8st 13lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Won his first two starts as a 2yo (5f, good and heavy) but he's found life tougher since; only fourth on his stable debut at Windsor 19 days ago and the hood worn there is now left off.
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6th

14

(5)

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 3

15:15 Thirsk

Maximum Impact

8st 13lb

J: Callum Rodriguez

T: George Scott

prominent

6/1

6th

14

(5)

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 3

15:15 Thirsk

Maximum Impact

8st 13lb

J: Callum Rodriguez

T: George Scott

prominent

6/1

25/1

Form: 7172-0 C

Last run: 41 days

W: 10st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
Usually seen over 6f now; did well in cheekpieces in late 2023, winning at Redcar and second in the Ayr Silver Cup; low-key return six weeks ago (headgear absent) and likely vulnerable at 5f with no cheekpieces too.
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1st

1

(1)

18th May 2024

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

16:20 Thirsk

Tinto

9st 9lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Michael Dods

in touch with leaders, outpaced halfway, ridden and rallied from over 1f out, led narrowly final 110yds, kept on towards finish, just did enough

7/2

1st

1

(1)

18th May 2024

Good To Firm

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

16:20 Thirsk

Tinto

9st 9lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Michael Dods

in touch with leaders, outpaced halfway, ridden and rallied from over 1f out, led narrowly final 110yds, kept on towards finish, just did enough

7/2

10/1

Form: 453517 CD

Last run: 11 days

W: 8st 11lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict
Game effort to make all over C&D (heavy) last month; got going when the race was all over at Epsom last time; should be seen to better effect back at this more conventional track.
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10th

11

(9)

15th Jun 2024

Good

0m 5f 15y

Class 3

14:10 Chester

Glory Fighter

8st 12lb

J: Ryan Sexton

T: Paul Midgley

midfield on outer

10/1

2nd

5

(4)

31st May 2024

Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 4

19:55 Catterick

Glory Fighter

9st 1lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Paul Midgley

ducked right start, soon recovered to lead, going best halfway, faced challenge over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, kept on but no match for winner

7/2

8th

15

(9)

4th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 3

15:15 Thirsk

Glory Fighter

8st 11lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Paul Midgley

in touch with leaders

10/1

12/1

Form: 71000- D

Last run: 237 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Progressive last summer, winning the 3yo Dash at Epsom off a 2lb lower mark; not much to recommend him after that though and a wind operation since last seen isn't enough to tempt.
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4th

2

(2)

22nd Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 3

16:15 Redcar

Tatterstall

9st 3lb

J: Sean Kirrane

T: Michael Dods

Resumed winning ways in emphatic style in 5f Catterick handicap two weeks ago; up 7lb but he's respected in his current mood.

11/4

1st

2

(5)

8th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 4

17:05 Catterick

Tatterstall

9st 5lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Michael Dods

disputed lead, ridden when led over 1f out, kept on well, comfortably

7/2

Form: 25406-

Last run: 221 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Ended 2023 with a couple of quiet runs; on a fair mark as a result but he has an absence to contend with and faster ground would be ideal.
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6th

8

(7)

22nd Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 3

16:15 Redcar

Spirit Of Applause

8st 4lb

J: Duran Fentiman

T: Tim Easterby

Looked rusty on his return but he took a step forward when sixth of 11 in 5f Thirsk handicap last month; he's now back on his last winning mark so merits serious consideration.

7/1

6th

9

(5)

18th May 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 4

15:10 Thirsk

Spirit Of Applause

9st 1lb

J: David Allan

T: Tim Easterby

slightly awkward start, in rear

7/1

6th

9

(5)

18th May 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 4

15:10 Thirsk

Spirit Of Applause

9st 1lb

J: David Allan

T: Tim Easterby

slightly awkward start, in rear

7/1

Form: 304427 D

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict
Couldn't land a blow at Musselburgh 13 days ago; not the easiest to win with but the ability is there if this sets up favourably.
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2nd

6

(3)

22nd Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 3

16:15 Redcar

Zarzyni

8st 9lb

J: Jason Hart

T: David & Nicola Barron

It's now 22 outings since his last success but this course winner arrives in good nick, rearing start when seventh of 15 in 5f Hamilton handicap 20 days ago.

7/1

8

(11)

2nd Jun 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 7y

Class 2

17:10 Hamilton

Zarzyni

9st 0lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: David & Nicola Barron

On a long losing sequence but has gone close on two occasions this year, including at Pontefract (5f, good) last time; still well treated on peak form (17lb below last winning mark).

12/1

2nd

4

(2)

24th May 2024

Good

0m 5f 3y

Class 4

20:45 Pontefract

Zarzyni

9st 5lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: David & Nicola Barron

in rear

7/1

25/1

Form: 1850-0 D

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Two wins on turf for Natalia Lupini in Ireland last summer; dropped right away in the final furlong on last month's stable debut at Musselburgh; should come on for that but may need a bit more time.
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8th

4

(11)

18th Jun 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 212y

Class 4

16:10 Catterick

Running Cool

9st 10lb

J: David Allan

T: Tim Easterby

Won twice in Ireland last June; yet to find his form for current stable and he dropped away tamely at Haydock 12 days ago; down in the weights but with good reason.

25/1

13th

3

(9)

6th Jun 2024

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 4

15:35 Haydock

Running Cool

9st 8lb

J: David Allan

T: Tim Easterby

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, weakened from 2f out

25/1

8th

7

(10)

18th May 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 4

15:10 Thirsk

Running Cool

9st 3lb

J: Ben Robinson

T: Tim Easterby

taken down early, in touch with leaders against near rail

25/1

OUR TIP

Form: 31388- CD

Last run: 246 days

W: 10st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict
Won this race in 2021 and 2022 when he had the benefit of his seasonal debut behind him; that wasn't the case 12 months ago and he could only manage ninth; will be more interesting with a run behind him.
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3rd

5

(1)

22nd Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 3

16:15 Redcar

Ready Freddie Go

8st 12lb

J: Harry Russell

T: Ollie Pears

Took a step back in the right direction when sixth of ten in 5f Catterick handicap two weeks ago, squeezed for room late on; he can make his presence felt off a falling mark.

14/1

6th

1

(8)

8th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 4

17:05 Catterick

Ready Freddie Go

9st 10lb

J: Harry Russell

T: Ollie Pears

Won the corresponding event 12 months ago off a 1lb higher mark; should be at his peak with a couple of runs behind him and respected, for all a lower draw would have been ideal.

9/1

6th

5

(3)

19th May 2024

Good

0m 5f 0y

Class 3

18:15 Newmarket

Ready Freddie Go

9st 3lb

J: Harry Russell

T: Ollie Pears

Usually needs his reappearance but, even allowing for that, his recent Thirsk comeback was modest; may need a bit more help from the handicapper.

25/1

Non-runners

Spring Is Sprung, Vadamiah

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Payout
Exacta £229.80
Straight Forecast £180.08
Tricast £1890.71
Trifecta £1458.40

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Arecibo

TOPSPEED:

Maximum Impact

The Times:

Spirit Of Applause

Daily Mail:

Tatterstall

The Guardian:

Star Of Lady M

POSTDATA:

Glory Fighter

NEWMARKET:

Maximum Impact

D Express:

Spirit Of Applause

RP RATINGS:

Arecibo

Telegraph:

Arecibo

Daily Mirror:

Arecibo

The Sun:

Arecibo

The Star:

Arecibo

Daily Record:

Arecibo