May 19 / 15.50 Ripon

15.50

Good

All Steels Trading Stirring Spoon Smiles Handicap

  • Prize money: £4638.6
  • 1m 1f 170y
  • Class 5
  • 10 runners
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All Steels Trading Stirring Spoon Smiles Handicap

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

7/2 (Won)

  • Win: £7.00
  • Place: £2.00

Form: 3360-2

Last run: 31 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict
Four wins have been on good/good to firm at 7f/1m; creditable second to a subsequent winner on reappearance here (1m, heavy); should come on for that; a possible on first try at this trip.
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5th

4

(7)

20th Jul 2024

Soft

1m 1f 170y

Class 4

15:20 Ripon

Ey Up Its The Boss

9st 12lb

J: David Nolan

T: Tony Coyle & Kaine Wood

C&D win (good) in May and unfortunate not to follow up here (soft) next time; denied a clear run again on penultimate start but the return of cheekpieces (first time this year) on latest outing saw a poor effort.

10/1

7th

4

(6)

25th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 1f 207y

Class 4

16:17 Beverley

Ey Up Its The Boss

9st 8lb

J: David Nolan

T: Tony Coyle & Kaine Wood

took keen hold, always behind

4/1

5th

2

(3)

20th Jun 2024

Soft

1m 1f 170y

Class 5

15:20 Ripon

Ey Up Its The Boss

10st 4lb

J: David Nolan

T: Tony Coyle & Kaine Wood

C&D winner last month (good); fair third off this 5lb higher mark over C&D last time (soft) when not getting the best of runs; a possible.

11/4

13/2

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 74258- CD

Last run: 235 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 74

Form & Verdict
Made most of the running when winning over C&D last June; good second off 4lb higher at Redcar in August (1m2f, good to firm); might need the run on return from a break.
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5th

1

(4)

11th Jul 2024

Soft

1m 0f 113y

Class 5

20:25 Epsom

Blueflagflyinghigh

10st 4lb

J: Joe Bradnam

T: Michael Bell

Doubled his winning tally when easily disposing of three rivals from the front under Joe Bradnam in an apprentice event at Yarmouth (1m2f, good) seven days ago; still 4lb well in despite a 2lb rise, but ground softer than good would pose a question.

11/8

1st

1

(4)

4th Jul 2024

Good

1m 2f 23y

Class 5

14:30 Yarmouth

Blueflagflyinghigh

9st 12lb

J: Joe Bradnam

T: Michael Bell

made all, shaken up and went clear over 1f out, stayed on final 110yds, unchallenged

6/4

2nd

6

(2)

25th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 1f 207y

Class 4

16:17 Beverley

Blueflagflyinghigh

9st 6lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Michael Bell

took keen hold, led, going best over 3f out, kept on but headed inside final 110yds

3/1

6/1

  • Place: £1.60

Form: 13-344 BF

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 10lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict
Pontefract winner off this mark last May (1m, good to firm); ran only once more in 2023; in the frame all outings this year, first two on the AW, latest when fourth of six over 8.5f at Beverley (soft); stays 1m2f and today's ground will suit; interesting.
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10th

2

(3)

3rd Jun 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

15:45 Ayr

Westernesse

9st 5lb

J: David Nolan

T: David O’Meara

Won at Pontefract (1m, good to firm) last May and returned to form with close third at Ripon (1m2f, good) a fortnight ago, despite rearing as the stalls opened; also effective on good to soft ground; wears a first-time visor and could be involved off the same mark as last time.

7/2

3rd

1

(2)

19th May 2024

Good

1m 1f 170y

Class 5

15:50 Ripon

Westernesse

9st 10lb

J: Jason Watson

T: David O’Meara

reared start and slowly away

6/1

3rd

1

(2)

19th May 2024

Good

1m 1f 170y

Class 5

15:50 Ripon

Westernesse

9st 10lb

J: Jason Watson

T: David O’Meara

reared start and slowly away

6/1

16/1

Form: 32174- C

Last run: 216 days

W: 9st 3lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict
Veteran; has won six races at up to 1m2f including over 1m here in 2021; suited by good/good to soft; usually improves for his seasonal debut.
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2nd

1

(6)

6th Jul 2024

Good To Firm

1m 2f 50y

Class 6

17:35 Nottingham

Just Hiss

11st 3lb

J: Mr Thomas Easterby

T: Tim Easterby

Three wins for this rider, the latest of them 11 months ago off a 1lb higher mark; ran creditably on his reappearance in May but he was a bit disappointing at Haydock last time; drop into a Class 6 in his favour.

14/1

8th

3

(13)

7th Jun 2024

Good

1m 3f 140y

Class 5

17:28 Haydock

Just Hiss

11st 0lb

J: Mr Thomas Easterby

T: Tim Easterby

prominent

14/1

4th

8

(1)

19th May 2024

Good

1m 1f 170y

Class 5

15:50 Ripon

Just Hiss

9st 3lb

J: Alex Fielding

T: Tim Easterby

slowly away

16/1

Form: 3320-4

Last run: 74 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict
Ex-German; second over 1m on juvenile debut (good); placed on several occasions at up to 1m4f on a variety of tracks in France last season; faded late on after making the running when fourth on British Flat debut at Kempton in March (1m4f, standard/slow); interesting down in trip on handicap debut.
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7th

3

(1)

6th Jun 2024

Good

1m 1f 35y

Class 5

16:30 Hamilton

El Pro

9st 7lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Jennie Candlish

midfield

4/1

5th

2

(4)

19th May 2024

Good

1m 1f 170y

Class 5

15:50 Ripon

El Pro

9st 8lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Jennie Candlish

Ex-German; second over 1m on juvenile debut (good); placed on several occasions at up to 1m4f on a variety of tracks in France last season; faded late on after making the running when fourth on British Flat debut at Kempton in March (1m4f, standard/slow); interesting down in trip on handicap debut.

9/1

5th

2

(4)

19th May 2024

Good

1m 1f 170y

Class 5

15:50 Ripon

El Pro

9st 8lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Jennie Candlish

Ex-German; second over 1m on juvenile debut (good); placed on several occasions at up to 1m4f on a variety of tracks in France last season; faded late on after making the running when fourth on British Flat debut at Kempton in March (1m4f, standard/slow); interesting down in trip on handicap debut.

9/1

Form: 3269-7 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 68

Form & Verdict
Made all to win a four-runner Wetherby fillies handicap off 4lb higher mark last June (1m2f, good to firm); some fair runs after that; disappointing on reappearance; overall a bit to prove.
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3

(1)

3rd Jul 2024

Good

1m 0f 208y

Class 6

16:05 Musselburgh

Flight Of Angels

9st 6lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: Charlie Johnston

Only 1-17 and hasn't been at her best this year, especially so last time at Leicester; however, she's never been lower in the weights and this is a drop in class; couldn't rule out.

13/2

7th

8

(2)

15th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

18:18 Leicester

Flight Of Angels

9st 1lb

J: Kevin Stott

T: Charlie Johnston

Has won just one of her 16 starts and hasn't been at her best this year; however, she hasn't run badly the last twice and continues to drop down the weights; this is a modest contest and she could be thereabouts.

6/1

5th

6

(5)

6th Jun 2024

Good

1m 1f 35y

Class 5

16:30 Hamilton

Flight Of Angels

9st 1lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Charlie Johnston

soon led

8/1

OUR TIP

Form: -12336 D BF

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict
Races mainly on the AW (four wins) but has run well on turf, notably when clear second off 7lb lower at Yarmouth last May (1m2f, good to firm); has since won twice over this trip on the AW, latest with blinkers; cheekpieces now tried; could go well.
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6th

12

(5)

26th Jun 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 2f 219y

Class 4

20:10 Kempton (AW)

Cavalluccio

9st 2lb

J: Ray Dawson

T: Alice Haynes

Three of four wins have come over 1m2f at Chelmsford, the latest an easy success in January; should appreciate the return to the AW after finishing out of the frame in two starts on turf, but this is the longest trip he has ever attempted.

14/1

5th

4

(10)

11th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

20:00 Wetherby

Cavalluccio

9st 7lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Alice Haynes

Four wins on AW but 0-6 on turf (has run well on good to firm); switching from blinkers to cheekpieces didn't help matters at Ripon last month and he now returns to 1m; others appeal more.

14/1

7th

3

(10)

19th May 2024

Good

1m 1f 170y

Class 5

15:50 Ripon

Cavalluccio

9st 8lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Alice Haynes

took keen hold

7/1

Form: 43-262

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 1lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 67

Form & Verdict
Hasn't won since 2022, but came close last week when a neck-second over C&D (good) having travelled well; up 2lb; should go well again.
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7th

3

(5)

19th Jul 2024

Good To Soft

0m 7f 212y

Class 5

14:05 Haydock

Golden Melody

10st 0lb

J: Alex Fielding

T: Tim Easterby

Came from off the pace for clearcut success in first-time blinkers at Carlisle (1m, soft) last month but not seen to same effect on good ground twice since and remains on a fairly tough mark.

20/1

7th

6

(1)

6th Jul 2024

Good To Firm

1m 0f 100y

Class 4

15:25 Beverley

Golden Melody

9st 3lb

J: Cam Hardie

T: Tim Easterby

Very exposed after 57 runs (won six); only 3lb higher than when second in this 12 months ago but Chester last time wasn't her best effort and she'd prefer softer ground ideally.

25/1

6th

6

(2)

29th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 2f 70y

Class 3

17:20 Chester

Golden Melody

9st 2lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Tim Easterby

towards rear

13/2

Form: 19-558

Last run: 40 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict
Lightly raced 4yo; won a Newcastle novice in May 2023 (1m, second now rated 93, third rated 49); mixed form since, last time finishing tailed off in a moderately-run 1m3f handicap at Southwell when pulling too hard; hard to predict on first run on turf.
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8th

6

(9)

2nd Jun 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 75y

Class 5

17:30 Nottingham

Parish Councillor

9st 6lb

J: Ben Sanderson

T: David & Nicola Barron

Won a Newcastle novice (1m, AW) in February 2023; mixed form since with heavy defeats on last two starts and latest was his turf debut (1m2f, good); at least return to 1m should help.

20/1

9th

6

(7)

19th May 2024

Good

1m 1f 170y

Class 5

15:50 Ripon

Parish Councillor

9st 6lb

J: Callum Rodriguez

T: David & Nicola Barron

led, headed 2f out, weakened quickly over 1f out

9/1

9th

6

(7)

19th May 2024

Good

1m 1f 170y

Class 5

15:50 Ripon

Parish Councillor

9st 6lb

J: Callum Rodriguez

T: David & Nicola Barron

led, headed 2f out, weakened quickly over 1f out

9/1

33/1

Form: 46-470

Last run: 9 days

W: 8st 7lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Runner-up in a Beverley maiden on debut last term (7.5f, good); hasn't run as well since and plenty to find with Golden Melody on last week's C&D form.
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6th

5

(3)

18th Jun 2024

Soft

1m 1f 207y

Class 6

20:45 Beverley

Wath Court

9st 8lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Brian Rothwell

Ten-race maiden; poor runs on the turf this year (well behind Freddy Robinson at Pontefract last week); on a fair mark but others stronger.

33/1

8th

10

(2)

10th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 2f 5y

Class 6

20:30 Pontefract

Wath Court

9st 3lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Brian Rothwell

Failed to beat a rival the last twice and remains a maiden; addition of cheekpieces needs to make a big difference.

33/1

9th

9

(5)

29th May 2024

Good

1m 0f 100y

Class 4

15:10 Beverley

Wath Court

8st 4lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Brian Rothwell

in rear

25/1

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Payout
Exacta £49.20
Straight Forecast £40.94
Tricast £140.48
Trifecta £226.30

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Golden Melody

The Times:

Blueflagflyinghigh

TOPSPEED:

Wath Court

RP RATINGS:

Westernesse

Telegraph:

Ey Up Its The Boss

D Express:

Blueflagflyinghigh

The Star:

Blueflagflyinghigh

POSTDATA:

Golden Melody

THE NORTH:

Golden Melody

Daily Mirror:

Golden Melody

The Sun:

Golden Melody

Daily Record:

Golden Melody