May 15 / 14.15 York

14.15

Good To Firm

Sky Bet Race To The Ebor Jorvik Handicap

  • Prize money: £33501
  • 1m 3f 188y
  • Class 2
  • 13 runners
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Sky Bet Race To The Ebor Jorvik Handicap

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

13/2 (Won)

  • Win: £4.60
  • Place: £1.90

Form: 6520-1

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 97

Form & Verdict
1-13 for William Jarvis and ran respectably in this race last year; first run for new yard was improved form when he won seven-runner race at Epsom (1m2f, good) three weeks ago in good style, making all; 9lb higher today; two of his best runs last year were at 1m4f; below form when he ran once each on soft and heavy.
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1st

6

(10)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 188y

Class 2

14:15 York

Crystal Delight

9st 6lb

J: Jim Crowley

T: Harry Eustace

1-13 for William Jarvis and ran respectably in this race last year; first run for new yard was improved form when he won seven-runner race at Epsom (1m2f, good) three weeks ago in good style, making all; 9lb higher today; two of his best runs last year were at 1m4f; below form when he ran once each on soft and heavy.

13/2

1st

6

(10)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 188y

Class 2

14:15 York

Crystal Delight

9st 6lb

J: Jim Crowley

T: Harry Eustace

made all, set steady pace, increased tempo over 3f out, ridden clear inside final furlong, readily

13/2

1st

6

(3)

23rd Apr 2024

Good

1m 2f 17y

Class 2

15:20 Epsom

Crystal Delight

8st 11lb

J: Jim Crowley

T: Harry Eustace

Just one win from his 13 starts but he was a good second at Newmarket (1m4f, good to firm) last September on his penultimate outing for the now-retired William Jarvis; heavy ground excuses his subsequent run; new trainer is among the winners; one of two for the yard and he could be a player.

5/1

8/1

  • Place: £2.50

Form: 112-74 CD

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 6lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict
Has won over hurdles on good to soft but has more to prove on soft; won the last race on this card in 2022 and 2023; in the form of his life last term, winning three times on the Flat (1m4f/1m5f) and once over hurdles; also runner-up in a valuable 1m6f handicap at Newmarket's July meeting; showed enough at Newmarket ten days ago to be back in serious calculations.
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9th

12

(1)

18th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 6f 34y

Class 2

18:15 Ascot

Kihavah

9st 4lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Adrian Paul Keatley

Progressive last May/June with three Flat wins (1m4f/1m5f, good/good to firm); returned to form when runner-up at York (1m4f, good) last month when no match for the thriving winner but each-way shout today.

20/1

2nd

5

(5)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 188y

Class 2

14:15 York

Kihavah

9st 6lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Adrian Paul Keatley

prominent, went second over 1f out, kept on final 110yds, no match for winner

8/1

2nd

5

(5)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 188y

Class 2

14:15 York

Kihavah

9st 6lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Adrian Paul Keatley

Has won over hurdles on good to soft but has more to prove on soft; won the last race on this card in 2022 and 2023; in the form of his life last term, winning three times on the Flat (1m4f/1m5f) and once over hurdles; also runner-up in a valuable 1m6f handicap at Newmarket's July meeting; showed enough at Newmarket ten days ago to be back in serious calculations.

8/1

8/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 492-73 D BF

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 96

Form & Verdict
Can race freely; back near his best when close third at Ripon (1m4f, soft) 18 days ago; connections turn to cheekpieces but he was a reliable sort last term who has good each-way chance if they don't have an adverse effect.
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3rd

7

(3)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 188y

Class 2

14:15 York

Chillingham

9st 5lb

J: Callum Rodriguez

T: Edward Bethell

Can race freely; back near his best when close third at Ripon (1m4f, soft) 18 days ago; connections turn to cheekpieces but he was a reliable sort last term who has good each-way chance if they don't have an adverse effect.

8/1

3rd

7

(3)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 188y

Class 2

14:15 York

Chillingham

9st 5lb

J: Callum Rodriguez

T: Edward Bethell

midfield, headway on far side of group 2f out, went third inside final 110yds, stayed on

8/1

3rd

1

(6)

27th Apr 2024

Soft

1m 4f 10y

Class 2

18:20 Ripon

Chillingham

9st 9lb

J: Callum Rodriguez

T: Edward Bethell

took keen hold, in touch with leaders

3/1

4/1

Form: 1247-

Last run: 270 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 103

Form & Verdict
Won 1m3f maiden at Newbury (soft) on debut last April; improved form in defeat in Listed race and 1m5f Group 3 on next two starts, before a lesser show in Newbury Group 3 last August; given wind surgery three days later; tongue tied last two starts; has a lofty weight but is lightly raced for yard which won this in 2021 and 2022 and he has a Group 2 Royal Ascot entry.
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1st

2

(1)

15th Jun 2024

Good

1m 5f 188y

Class 1

15:00 York

Klondike

9st 2lb

J: Ryan Moore

T: William Haggas

Won 1m3f maiden (soft) on debut last April; improved form in defeat in Listed race and 1m5f Group 3 on next two starts, before a lesser show in Group 3 last August; given wind surgery three days later and reappeared with creditable fourth of 13 in handicap here (1m4f, good) one month ago; has a bit to find but today's longer trip can suit and this lightly raced 4yo remains open to progress.

3/1

4th

1

(13)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 188y

Class 2

14:15 York

Klondike

9st 12lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: William Haggas

Won 1m3f maiden at Newbury (soft) on debut last April; improved form in defeat in Listed race and 1m5f Group 3 on next two starts, before a lesser show in Newbury Group 3 last August; given wind surgery three days later; tongue tied last two starts; has a lofty weight but is lightly raced for yard which won this in 2021 and 2022 and he has a Group 2 Royal Ascot entry.

4/1

4th

1

(13)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 188y

Class 2

14:15 York

Klondike

9st 12lb

J: Tom Marquand

T: William Haggas

raced wide early, in touch with leaders on outer, outpaced over 2f out, rallied inside final 110yds

4/1

Form: 6431-8 D

Last run: 109 days

W: 8st 13lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
Ran respectably sole start here (2022); 1m4f wins at Ascot (good to soft) last July and Southwell in December, with a short-head defeat over 14.5f on soft in one of his outings in between; off since a below-form run in January but can't be comfortably ruled out.
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5th

11

(12)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 188y

Class 2

14:15 York

Oneforthegutter

8st 13lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Ian Williams

raced in second, lost second over 1f out, weakened and lost two places inside final 110yds

25/1

5th

11

(12)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 188y

Class 2

14:15 York

Oneforthegutter

8st 13lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Ian Williams

Ran respectably sole start here (2022); 1m4f wins at Ascot (good to soft) last July and Southwell in December, with a short-head defeat over 14.5f on soft in one of his outings in between; off since a below-form run in January but can't be comfortably ruled out.

25/1

8th

6

(5)

27th Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 2

19:30 Kempton (AW)

Oneforthegutter

8st 13lb

J: David Probert

T: Ian Williams

Battled back having been headed when resuming winning ways in 1m4f Southwell handicap just after Christmas; 3lb higher in a stronger-looking race now but that willing attitude should continue to hold him in good stead.

7/2

Form: 606-69

Last run: 11 days

W: 8st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
Three wins in France in 2022; no great impact in his four British efforts and, although he's now been dropped 10lb in the process, others in this look more solid; not proven over this far, having been last of nine over it at Newmarket 11 days ago when cheekpieces were enlisted; now tries a visor.
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11

(7)

1st Jun 2024

Good To Soft

1m 4f 6y

Class 2

17:15 Epsom

Percy Shelley

8st 10lb

J: Jason Watson

T: David O’Meara

Three wins on good to soft in France in 2022; no great impact in his five British efforts and has now been dropped 11lb in the process; not proven over this far, having tried it when headgear was enlisted at Newmarket (cheekpieces) and York (visor) on last two outings; never nearer in a steadily run race latest but he's not that persuasive.

25/1

6th

12

(8)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 188y

Class 2

14:15 York

Percy Shelley

8st 13lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: David O’Meara

Three wins in France in 2022; no great impact in his four British efforts and, although he's now been dropped 10lb in the process, others in this look more solid; not proven over this far, having been last of nine over it at Newmarket 11 days ago when cheekpieces were enlisted; now tries a visor.

33/1

6th

12

(8)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 188y

Class 2

14:15 York

Percy Shelley

8st 13lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: David O’Meara

Three wins in France in 2022; no great impact in his four British efforts and, although he's now been dropped 10lb in the process, others in this look more solid; not proven over this far, having been last of nine over it at Newmarket 11 days ago when cheekpieces were enlisted; now tries a visor.

33/1

Form: 435-32

Last run: 23 days

W: 8st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Won at Pontefract (1m2f) on 2023 reappearance; 0-9 since, closest when second off today's mark in the same Pontefract race (soft) on latest outing; unraced beyond 1m2f on Flat (some minor honours over hurdles) but it now looks worth the attempt.
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7th

14

(7)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 188y

Class 2

14:15 York

Lightening Company

8st 7lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Ben Haslam

Won at Pontefract (1m2f) on 2023 reappearance; 0-9 since, closest when second off today's mark in the same Pontefract race (soft) on latest outing; unraced beyond 1m2f on Flat (some minor honours over hurdles) but it now looks worth the attempt.

14/1

7th

14

(7)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 188y

Class 2

14:15 York

Lightening Company

8st 7lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Ben Haslam

Won at Pontefract (1m2f) on 2023 reappearance; 0-9 since, closest when second off today's mark in the same Pontefract race (soft) on latest outing; unraced beyond 1m2f on Flat (some minor honours over hurdles) but it now looks worth the attempt.

14/1

2nd

5

(6)

22nd Apr 2024

Soft

1m 2f 5y

Class 2

14:52 Pontefract

Lightening Company

8st 10lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Ben Haslam

midfield

6/1

Form: 8118-1 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
Impressive over 1m4f in the mud at Newbury and Catterick last autumn and showed further improved form when well on top at Doncaster (1m4f, soft) 18 days ago; another 8lb higher today and it's hard to rule out better still if she gets testing ground again.
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8

(9)

1st Jun 2024

Good To Soft

1m 4f 6y

Class 2

17:15 Epsom

Flash Bardot

8st 13lb

J: David Probert

T: Jack Channon

Impressive over 1m4f in the mud at Newbury and Catterick last autumn and showed further improved form when well on top at Doncaster (1m4f, soft; 7lb higher today) this April; York performance 17 days ago demonstrated that she's not so hot on good ground; good to soft also poses a question but she'd be strongly considered if the ground is soft.

9/1

8th

8

(6)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 188y

Class 2

14:15 York

Flash Bardot

9st 2lb

J: David Probert

T: Jack Channon

Impressive over 1m4f in the mud at Newbury and Catterick last autumn and showed further improved form when well on top at Doncaster (1m4f, soft) 18 days ago; another 8lb higher today and it's hard to rule out better still if she gets testing ground again.

8/1

25/1

Form: 9008-5 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 8st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 88

Form & Verdict
Eight wins for Charlie Hills but disappointing on final few runs last season and sold for 32,000gns; respectable fifth of 13 on stable debut at Epsom three weeks ago; none of his wins have been on softer than good.
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5th

4

(4)

23rd Jun 2024

Good

1m 4f 5y

Class 3

16:00 Pontefract

Saratoga Gold

9st 6lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: Kevin Frost

Below best, minus headgear, in two runs for new yard this term; may stage a revival with blinkers now reapplied, having gained last four wins in this headgear; nicely treated on peak form.

14/1

9th

13

(1)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 188y

Class 2

14:15 York

Saratoga Gold

8st 11lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: Kevin Frost

Eight wins for Charlie Hills but disappointing on final few runs last season and sold for 32,000gns; respectable fifth of 13 on stable debut at Epsom three weeks ago; none of his wins have been on softer than good.

25/1

9th

13

(1)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 188y

Class 2

14:15 York

Saratoga Gold

8st 11lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: Kevin Frost

Eight wins for Charlie Hills but disappointing on final few runs last season and sold for 32,000gns; respectable fifth of 13 on stable debut at Epsom three weeks ago; none of his wins have been on softer than good.

25/1

10th
4 (9)
Westerton

14/1

Form: 3529-0

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 97

Form & Verdict
Acts on soft; underperformed when having a go at 1m4f on two of his last three starts as 3yo; progressive at 1m2f otherwise last season but well beaten over 1m1f on recent Newmarket return this term.
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10th

4

(9)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 188y

Class 2

14:15 York

Westerton

9st 6lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Alan King

Acts on soft; underperformed when having a go at 1m4f on two of his last three starts as 3yo; progressive at 1m2f otherwise last season but well beaten over 1m1f on recent Newmarket return this term.

14/1

10th

4

(9)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 188y

Class 2

14:15 York

Westerton

9st 6lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Alan King

Acts on soft; underperformed when having a go at 1m4f on two of his last three starts as 3yo; progressive at 1m2f otherwise last season but well beaten over 1m1f on recent Newmarket return this term.

14/1

12th

7

(13)

4th May 2024

Good

1m 1f 0y

Class 2

14:20 Newmarket

Westerton

9st 4lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Alan King

Underperformed when having a go at 1m4f on two of his last three starts; progressive at 1m2f otherwise last season and competitive if back on song straightaway this term.

9/1

Form: 51-413 CD

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
Three wins last year (1m3f-1m4f) and last of those was over C&D on good to soft; scored with authority at Thirsk (1m4f, soft) this April, before a respectable show off this 6lb higher mark at Hamilton ten days ago, getting behind before making good late gains; competitive almost every time in the last 20 months, so has to be taken seriously.
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11th

10

(11)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 188y

Class 2

14:15 York

Two Brothers

9st 1lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Michael & David Easterby

Three wins last year (1m3f-1m4f) and last of those was over C&D on good to soft; scored with authority at Thirsk (1m4f, soft) this April, before a respectable show off this 6lb higher mark at Hamilton ten days ago, getting behind before making good late gains; competitive almost every time in the last 20 months, so has to be taken seriously.

16/1

11th

10

(11)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 188y

Class 2

14:15 York

Two Brothers

9st 1lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Michael & David Easterby

Three wins last year (1m3f-1m4f) and last of those was over C&D on good to soft; scored with authority at Thirsk (1m4f, soft) this April, before a respectable show off this 6lb higher mark at Hamilton ten days ago, getting behind before making good late gains; competitive almost every time in the last 20 months, so has to be taken seriously.

16/1

3rd

1

(7)

5th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 5f 16y

Class 3

14:05 Hamilton

Two Brothers

9st 9lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Michael & David Easterby

towards rear, pushed along and outpaced in rear 4f out, ridden and headway over 1f out, went third and no impression inside final furlong

9/4

Form: 16019- CD

Last run: 230 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 97

Form & Verdict
Won on good to soft in 2022, tailed off sole start on soft; also scored at this meeting last season and again at York (upped to 1m4f; 6lb higher today) at the Ebor meeting; both those wins were on good to firm and he ran poorly elsewhere on his other three starts last term; gelded since latest; return to York means he has to be of major interest.
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19th

10

(7)

21st Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 211y

Class 2

16:25 Ascot

Marhaba The Champ

9st 3lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: Kevin Ryan

took keen hold, always behind, hung right and dropped to last over 2f out

40/1

12th

3

(2)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 188y

Class 2

14:15 York

Marhaba The Champ

9st 6lb

J: William Buick

T: Kevin Ryan

Won on good to soft in 2022, tailed off sole start on soft; also scored at this meeting last season and again at York (upped to 1m4f; 6lb higher today) at the Ebor meeting; both those wins were on good to firm and he ran poorly elsewhere on his other three starts last term; gelded since latest; return to York means he has to be of major interest.

4/1

12th

3

(2)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 188y

Class 2

14:15 York

Marhaba The Champ

9st 6lb

J: William Buick

T: Kevin Ryan

Won on good to soft in 2022, tailed off sole start on soft; also scored at this meeting last season and again at York (upped to 1m4f; 6lb higher today) at the Ebor meeting; both those wins were on good to firm and he ran poorly elsewhere on his other three starts last term; gelded since latest; return to York means he has to be of major interest.

4/1

OUR TIP

Form: 621-45

Last run: 124 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict
Trained in France hitherto, where he's had three wins (1m2f/1m; one on very soft); respectable fourth and fifth in his two handicaps at Meydan (1m2f/1m1f) early this year and his sole attempt at 1m4f (September) was a close call, so he needs a second look.
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13th

2

(4)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 188y

Class 2

14:15 York

Track Of Time

9st 11lb

J: Jamie Spencer

T: Ian Williams

Trained in France hitherto, where he's had three wins (1m2f/1m; one on very soft); respectable fourth and fifth in his two handicaps at Meydan (1m2f/1m1f) early this year and his sole attempt at 1m4f (September) was a close call, so he needs a second look.

14/1

13th

2

(4)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 188y

Class 2

14:15 York

Track Of Time

9st 11lb

J: Jamie Spencer

T: Ian Williams

Trained in France hitherto, where he's had three wins (1m2f/1m; one on very soft); respectable fourth and fifth in his two handicaps at Meydan (1m2f/1m1f) early this year and his sole attempt at 1m4f (September) was a close call, so he needs a second look.

14/1

Non-runners

Island Brave

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta £33.10
Straight Forecast £25.80
Tricast £137.32
Trifecta £155.60

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Marhaba The Champ

The Times:

Crystal Delight

RP RATINGS:

Chillingham

NEWMARKET:

Klondike

POSTDATA:

Flash Bardot

D Express:

Westerton

The Guardian:

Kihavah

Daily Mirror:

Crystal Delight

The Star:

Chillingham

Daily Record:

Klondike

TOPSPEED:

Marhaba The Champ

Telegraph:

Marhaba The Champ

Daily Mail:

Marhaba The Champ