May 12 / 15.07 Newcastle (AW)

15.07

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  • Prize money: £10468
  • 0m 6f 0y
  • Class 4
  • 10 runners
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Runners: 10 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Tapeta

Weather: Cloudy

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7/2 (Won)

  • Win: £2.25
  • Place: £1.10

Form: -45612 C

Last run: 44 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Impressive in a 7f handicap here in March and took another step forward when second of 11 under a positive ride in a Class 2 over C&D on Good Friday; another 3lb higher today but he's a major player back in this lower grade.
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1st

1

(7)

12th May 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

15:07 Newcastle (AW)

Cross The Tracks

9st 9lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Richard Spencer

made all, going easily halfway, pushed along and went clear over 1f out, ridden out inside final furlong, unchallenged

7/2

1st

1

(7)

12th May 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

15:07 Newcastle (AW)

Cross The Tracks

9st 9lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Richard Spencer

made all, going easily halfway, pushed along and went clear over 1f out, ridden out inside final furlong, unchallenged

7/2

2nd

11

(3)

29th Mar 2024

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0m 6f 0y

Class 2

14:25 Newcastle (AW)

Cross The Tracks

8st 2lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: Richard Spencer

Fairly bolted up over 7f here two weeks ago but that wasn't a comparable race to this; 8lb rise should be enough to scupper a follow up.

25/1

10/1

  • Place: £2.60

Form: 465413 CD

Last run: 9 days

W: 8st 13lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 70

Form & Verdict
Two C&D wins in Class 6 company this year; creditable C&D third nine days ago but he's another 2lb higher and this is a better race; others have greater potential.
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6th

2

(4)

28th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

16:25 Leicester

Wren Officer

9st 9lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Gay Kelleway

took keen hold, prominent

8/1

6th

2

(4)

28th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

16:25 Leicester

Wren Officer

9st 9lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: Gay Kelleway

took keen hold, prominent

8/1

2nd

8

(9)

12th May 2024

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0m 6f 0y

Class 4

15:07 Newcastle (AW)

Wren Officer

8st 13lb

J: David Allan

T: Gay Kelleway

towards rear, outpaced halfway, bit short of room 2f out, rallied from over 1f out, went third inside final furlong, kept on and went second inside final 110yds, nearest finish

10/1

4/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 937-

Last run: 276 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 77

Form & Verdict
Shaped well (also well backed) in a Newbury novice (6f, good to soft) last July on his second run for Richard Hannon; looks well handicapped on that run (the two to beat him now boast BHA marks in the low 100s and the fourth is 84) and a subsequent defeat at Sandown is easy to excuse having finished lame; gelded since; interesting on stable debut, especially if backed again.
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5th

5

(3)

23rd Jun 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

14:10 Ffos Las

Mr Wonderful

9st 9lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Kevin Philippart De Foy

Of interest on his Newbury third last summer but his finishing effort has lacked punch in two AW handicaps this year; may yet do better back on the grass.

7/1

5th

4

(3)

4th Jun 2024

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0m 6f 1y

Class 4

19:45 Lingfield (AW)

Mr Wonderful

9st 6lb

J: David Egan

T: Kevin Philippart De Foy

raced in third on inner, brief headway against far rail over 1f out, soon lost two places and weakened

7/2

3rd

2

(6)

12th May 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

15:07 Newcastle (AW)

Mr Wonderful

9st 6lb

J: David Egan

T: Kevin Philippart De Foy

in touch with leaders, went second halfway, chased clear leader over 1f out, no chance with winner inside final furlong, no extra and lost second inside final 110yds

4/1

Form: 56047-

Last run: 183 days

W: 8st 9lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict
Prominent in the betting for his two nursery runs in the autumn, beaten under 2l at York on former occasion before a lesser run over C&D; still has time to do better and the addition of a hood could help.
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3rd

13

(5)

14th Jun 2024

Good To Soft

0m 7f 127y

Class 4

17:10 Chester

Bulmer Bank

8st 8lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Michael & David Easterby

midfield, took keen hold after 1f, dropped to rear and on outer after 2f

4/1

3rd

19

(19)

25th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

15:55 York

Bulmer Bank

8st 8lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Michael & David Easterby

Fair form without winning, including with a hood on reappearance two weeks ago; headgear retained; other options look stronger.

18/1

3rd

19

(19)

25th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

15:55 York

Bulmer Bank

8st 8lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Michael & David Easterby

Fair form without winning, including with a hood on reappearance two weeks ago; headgear retained; other options look stronger.

18/1

12/1

Form: 30527- D

Last run: 227 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 76

Form & Verdict
Ran poorly at Pontefract when last seen in September; had earlier finished second in a 6f nursery at Hamilton off 1lb lower; improvement required for this switch to AW.
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10th

11

(6)

14th Jun 2024

Good To Soft

0m 7f 127y

Class 4

17:10 Chester

Swordplay

9st 3lb

J: Franny Norton

T: Charlie Johnston

took keen hold, midfield, lost ground and in rear when carried right after 3f

16/1

10/1

Form: 11-6 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 73

Form & Verdict
Won her two starts as a 2yo, both on fast turf (5.5f and 6f); 22-1 and weakened on last month's handicap debut at Southwell; dropped 1lb and still has potential but others in today's field look safer.
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6th

5

(5)

12th May 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

15:07 Newcastle (AW)

Shes A Gambler

9st 2lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Richard Fahey

ponied to start, prominent

10/1

6th

5

(5)

12th May 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

15:07 Newcastle (AW)

Shes A Gambler

9st 2lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Richard Fahey

ponied to start, prominent, lost second halfway, ridden when disputing third 1f out, weakened gradually inside final furlong

10/1

6th

9

(1)

28th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 3

16:15 Southwell (AW)

Shes A Gambler

8st 7lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Richard Fahey

2-2 on turf last summer with narrow wins on good to firm ground at Wetherby (5.5f) and Thirsk (6f); likely she will need plenty more now making her handicap/AW debut after ten months off, but an unbeaten record can't be knocked and interesting to see what the market says.

5/1

Form: 83436-

Last run: 209 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 73

Form & Verdict
Expensive to follow for Andrew Balding as a 2yo, including when over 4l behind Cross The Tracks at Yarmouth in September; only midfield on nursery debut when last seen; sold for 37,000gns in October and gelded; others are more appealing.
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2nd

8

(10)

14th Jun 2024

Good To Soft

0m 6f 17y

Class 5

14:15 Chester

Infinity Blue

9st 4lb

J: Ryan Sexton

T: Julie Camacho

Expensive to follow for Andrew Balding as a 2yo and was only seventh of nine on stable debut at Newcastle (6f, AW) last month; had wind surgery since but he has a tough draw on this return to turf and others are more appealing; stablemate of Cool Run.

16/1

7th

7

(3)

12th May 2024

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0m 6f 0y

Class 4

15:07 Newcastle (AW)

Infinity Blue

9st 2lb

J: Ryan Sexton

T: Julie Camacho

towards rear

16/1

7th

7

(3)

12th May 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

15:07 Newcastle (AW)

Infinity Blue

9st 2lb

J: Ryan Sexton

T: Julie Camacho

towards rear, going okay halfway, soon outpaced, no impression from over 1f out

16/1

8th
3 (4)
Tierney

16/1

Form: 15245- D

Last run: 229 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 76

Form & Verdict
She took a big step forward when springing a 28-1 surprise on her nursery debut at Haydock last July (6f); mixed bag afterwards and wouldn't have the same potential as some of her rivals; back from seven months off.
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8th

3

(4)

12th May 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

15:07 Newcastle (AW)

Tierney

9st 5lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Hugo Palmer

slightly awkward start, soon recovered and in touch with leaders

16/1

8th

3

(4)

12th May 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

15:07 Newcastle (AW)

Tierney

9st 5lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Hugo Palmer

slightly awkward start, soon recovered and in touch with leaders

16/1

5th

2

(7)

26th Sep 2023

Soft

0m 6f 18y

Class 2

15:15 Nottingham

Tierney

9st 6lb

J: Harry Davies

T: Hugo Palmer

in rear

6/1

5/1

Form: 44-06

Last run: 9 days

W: 8st 8lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 65

Form & Verdict
Only sixth of 14 on her handicap debut here nine days ago but that doesn't do her justice as she travelled well and had no luck in running when the race began to unfold; this is a better race but she's open to further progress.
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6th

7

(4)

17th Jun 2024

Good To Soft

0m 6f 195y

Class 5

17:00 Carlisle

Oakland Princess

9st 3lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: K R Burke

Five-race maiden who has shown bits of promise over 6f on turfAW; failed to beat a rival, albeit in higher grade, most recently; penultimate effort suggests this return to 7f is worth exploring.

16/1

9th

10

(1)

12th May 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

15:07 Newcastle (AW)

Oakland Princess

8st 8lb

J: Sam James

T: K R Burke

in touch with leaders on far side of group

5/1

9th

10

(1)

12th May 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

15:07 Newcastle (AW)

Oakland Princess

8st 8lb

J: Sam James

T: K R Burke

in touch with leaders on far side of group

5/1

Form: 06-12 CD BF

Last run: 89 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict
Marked improvement when dead-heating for first in a C&D novice on his stable debut in January, an effort boosted when his fellow dead-heater defied a penalty next time; ran well for second on his handicap debut here in February, finishing off his race well given he pulled far too hard in the early part of the race; 3lb higher but retains potential.
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6

(10)

12th May 2024

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0m 6f 0y

Class 4

15:07 Newcastle (AW)

Buzz Box

9st 2lb

J: Andrew Breslin

T: Bryan Smart

Marked improvement when dead-heating for first in a C&D novice on his stable debut in January, an effort boosted when his fellow dead-heater defied a penalty next time; ran well for second on his handicap debut here in February, finishing off his race well given he pulled far too hard in the early part of the race; 3lb higher but retains potential.

5/1

6

(10)

12th May 2024

Standard

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

15:07 Newcastle (AW)

Buzz Box

9st 2lb

J: Andrew Breslin

T: Bryan Smart

Marked improvement when dead-heating for first in a C&D novice on his stable debut in January, an effort boosted when his fellow dead-heater defied a penalty next time; ran well for second on his handicap debut here in February, finishing off his race well given he pulled far too hard in the early part of the race; 3lb higher but retains potential.

5/1

2nd

1

(5)

13th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

19:00 Newcastle (AW)

Buzz Box

9st 9lb

J: Andrew Breslin

T: Bryan Smart

Well beaten in two turf runs for David Griffiths as a 2yo; marked improvement when dead-heating for first in a 6f novice here on his stable debut five weeks ago, an effort boosted when his fellow dead-heater defied a penalty next time; has the pace to be effective at 5f and his opening mark looks manageable; strong claims.

3/1

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta £13.90
Straight Forecast £18.22
Tricast £54.30
Trifecta £67.80

Selections

RP RATINGS:

Cross The Tracks

SPOTLIGHT:

Mr Wonderful

POSTDATA:

Oakland Princess

The Star:

Bulmer Bank

NEWMARKET:

Mr Wonderful

D Express:

Mr Wonderful

TOPSPEED:

Cross The Tracks

The Times:

Cross The Tracks

Telegraph:

Cross The Tracks

Daily Mirror:

Cross The Tracks

The Sun:

Cross The Tracks

Daily Record:

Cross The Tracks