May 20 / 19.00 Carlisle

19.00

Good To Firm

Cumbria Chamber Of Commerce Handicap (A Jockey Club Grassroots Sprint Series Qualifier)

  • Prize money: £5495.7
  • 0m 5f 0y
  • Class 4
  • 9 runners
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Cumbria Chamber Of Commerce Handicap (A Jockey Club Grassroots Sprint Series Qualifier)

Runners: 9 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

5/2 (Won)

  • Win: £3.50
  • Place: £1.30

Form: 334-91 CD

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 6lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict
Evidently retains plenty of ability aged eight, having justified favouritism at Ayr (6f, good) last week; major player under 4lb penalty, provided he remains in similar form; 1-1 over C&D.
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1st

5

(8)

19th Jul 2024

Good

0m 6f 6y

Class 2

18:35 Hamilton

Jordan Electrics

9st 7lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Jim Goldie

Enjoying the year of his life, winning five sprint handicaps this year (three of them at this track); 7lb rise for latest small-field Class 4 win takes him into uncharted waters in terms of handicapping; conditions unlikely to bother him but others appeal more in this company.

7/2

1st

1

(9)

2nd Jul 2024

Good

0m 6f 6y

Class 4

15:45 Hamilton

Jordan Electrics

10st 7lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Jim Goldie

ran without front shoe, made all, soon pestered, ridden against near rail over 1f out, went clear final 110yds, readily

3/1

1st

3

(7)

27th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 7y

Class 3

19:15 Hamilton

Jordan Electrics

9st 9lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Jim Goldie

prominent, led over 3f out

7/2

9/1

  • Place: £2.80

Form: 7-1030

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 79

Form & Verdict
Both wins over 6f on Tapeta at Southwell; led until folding in the final 1f at Thirsk (6f, good to soft) most recently, suggesting this drop in distance is worth a shot.
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8th

7

(5)

22nd Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 3

16:15 Redcar

Mountain Warrior

8st 7lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: Edward Bethell

Kickstarted 2024 with 6f Southwell success and he's continued in good form, a close sixth of 12 at Doncaster (5f) three weeks ago; can go well.

8/1

6th

11

(5)

1st Jun 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 3y

Class 3

19:20 Doncaster

Mountain Warrior

8st 13lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: Edward Bethell

Dual 6f winner at Southwell (AW); good second dropped to 5f at Carlisle (good to firm) most recently, meeting traffic then keeping on well once in the clear; unexposed at this distance and warrants respect off unaltered mark.

13/2

2nd

1

(2)

20th May 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 4

19:00 Carlisle

Mountain Warrior

9st 10lb

J: Callum Rodriguez

T: Edward Bethell

Both wins over 6f on Tapeta at Southwell; led until folding in the final 1f at Thirsk (6f, good to soft) most recently, suggesting this drop in distance is worth a shot.

9/1

OUR TIP

7/2

  • Place: £2.10

Form: 774022 D

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 77

Form & Verdict
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.
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4th

6

(2)

12th Jul 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 110y

Class 4

19:15 Chester

Reigning Profit

8st 11lb

J: James Sullivan

T: Ruth Carr

Kickstarted 2024 with 5f Wolverhampton success and he's largely run well since, runner-up in similar event there 11 days ago; he's one for the shortlist.

5/1

2nd

7

(7)

1st Jul 2024

Standard

0m 5f 21y

Class 4

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Reigning Profit

9st 6lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Ruth Carr

Started 2024 with a C&D win in January; 0-11 since and well held on turf last twice but he went close here in May and that was off a 5lb higher mark; should get a good tow into this race and has claims if he can get back near best; change of headgear.

5/1

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

Form: 4447-7 D

Last run: 10 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict
Two wins for previous stable; 0-5 for current yard but the form is largely respectable; seemed to need his 2024 reappearance and looks interesting off a handy mark with that outing under his belt.
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7th

4

(3)

6th Jul 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 8y

Class 4

18:40 Nottingham

Spring Is Sprung

9st 5lb

J: Dougie Costello

T: Paul Midgley

Went a while without a win but he was back in the groove last month, making most at Pontefract (5f, good) before following up (off the same mark) at Lingfield ten days later; 4lb higher in his hat-trick bid but still has handicapping scope given peak efforts.

5/1

1st

1

(1)

20th Jun 2024

Good To Soft

0m 4f 217y

Class 5

21:00 Lingfield

Spring Is Sprung

9st 9lb

J: Archie Young

T: Paul Midgley

in touch with leaders

13/8

1st

5

(2)

10th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 3y

Class 5

18:30 Pontefract

Spring Is Sprung

9st 11lb

J: Archie Young

T: Paul Midgley

Two wins for previous stable; 0-6 for current yard but the form is largely respectable, front-running fourth at Carlisle (5f, good to firm) most recently; possibilities off a reduced mark.

8/1

Form: 6358-3 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 8st 10lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict
Record of 3-16 on AW compared to just 1-24 on turf; however, he's back on last winning mark and Lewis Chalkley takes off 7lb; ran encouragingly at Doncaster on seasonal debut and can't be ruled out.
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3rd

4

(2)

21st Jul 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 217y

Class 6

16:27 Redcar

So Grateful

9st 8lb

J: Lewis Chalkley

T: Michael & David Easterby

Goes well here and has slid to a dangerous mark, being 6lb lower than when going in at Pontefract this time last year; not been at his best so far this season but has done all his winning in high summer and could well bounce back.

8/1

4th

2

(2)

27th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 6f 6y

Class 6

20:45 Hamilton

So Grateful

9st 13lb

J: Lewis Chalkley

T: Michael & David Easterby

in rear

6/1

7th

5

(2)

8th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 212y

Class 5

18:10 Catterick

So Grateful

9st 2lb

J: Lewis Chalkley

T: Michael & David Easterby

Well treated on last season's best and his second run back from a break was better than the first; not discounted in a trappy race.

10/1

16/1

Form: 563288 D

Last run: 58 days

W: 9st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict
Has done all of his winning on Tapeta at Newcastle; form dipped the last twice; not seen on turf since September 2022 when 9lb lower and below par; others preferred.
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10th

10

(1)

23rd Jul 2024

Good

0m 5f 1y

Class 5

15:45 Musselburgh

Pockley

9st 4lb

J: Tommie Jakes

T: Linda Perratt

Well handicapped on AW form as recent as March but he's 0-26 on turf and has to improve upon what he's been showing on grass this summer.

40/1

8th

8

(3)

27th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 7y

Class 3

19:15 Hamilton

Pockley

9st 1lb

J: Dougie Costello

T: Linda Perratt

dwelt start and hampered start, in rear

20/1

4th

5

(6)

22nd Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 4

16:45 Ayr

Pockley

9st 3lb

J: Dougie Costello

T: Linda Perratt

0-24 on turf and he has finished behind Jordan Electrics in two of his last three runs; others stronger for win purposes.

16/1

14/1

Form: 623-47 D

Last run: 106 days

W: 9st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict
Record of 5-18 on AW; absent since a below-par effort in February; competitively weighted but he's only 1-23 on turf and it's three years since the win; not the percentage call.
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11th

5

(12)

28th Jun 2024

Standard

0m 5f 0y

Class 5

16:55 Newcastle (AW)

Nelson Gay

9st 6lb

J: Connor Beasley

T: Michael Dods

1-25 on turf, but 5-18 on the AW including a win over C&D from 3lb higher last summer; last 14 starts have been in cheekpieces, but blinkers return today (worn twice before); one for the shortlist off what looks a favourable mark.

7/1

3rd

3

(3)

10th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 3y

Class 5

18:30 Pontefract

Nelson Gay

9st 12lb

J: Rhys Elliott

T: Michael Dods

Record of 5-18 on AW as opposed to just 1-24 on turf; however, competitively weighted off current mark and ties in with Spring Is Sprung (same ownership) on Carlisle running last time; not ruled out.

12/1

7th

6

(1)

20th May 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 4

19:00 Carlisle

Nelson Gay

9st 5lb

J: Sean Kirrane

T: Michael Dods

Record of 5-18 on AW; absent since a below-par effort in February; competitively weighted but he's only 1-23 on turf and it's three years since the win; not the percentage call.

14/1

Form: 0690-0 D

Last run: 10 days

W: 8st 12lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict
Strike-rate is 2-19; never landed a blow at Ripon on seasonal debut, continuing below form; back on last winning mark, so holds a fighting chance granted a revival.
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5th

2

(4)

17th Jul 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

16:55 Thirsk

Mereside Angel

9st 7lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: David & Nicola Barron

Down the field at Pontefract last time but in pretty good form previously, finishing third at Catterick (5f, good to soft) two starts ago, and he could have a part to play in a first-time tongue-tie.

13/2

9th

4

(7)

1st Jul 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 3y

Class 6

14:40 Pontefract

Mereside Angel

9st 13lb

J: Callum Rodriguez

T: David & Nicola Barron

Has tended to be kept to easier tracks but has plenty in his favour otherwise, with him well handicapped and back in form (race didn't pan out his way last time); should go well.

7/1

3rd

4

(2)

18th Jun 2024

Good To Soft

0m 5f 0y

Class 6

15:30 Catterick

Mereside Angel

10st 1lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: David & Nicola Barron

took keen hold, midfield, switched to centre over 2f out, headway over 1f out, kept on and went third final 110yds

8/1

Form: 2402-3 D

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 74

Form & Verdict
5f maiden winner; 0-11 in handicaps but has some encouraging form, most recently third at Thirsk (6f, soft) on seasonal debut; possibilities off same mark, provided he builds on that effort.
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1st

3

(5)

28th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 6f 2y

Class 5

13:35 Doncaster

Minnesota Lad

9st 9lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Richard Fahey

0-15 since winning in 2022 on his second start but placed a few times in the last 12 months and was a fair fourth at Haydock (6f, good to firm) last time, albeit not looking straightforward; might not be far away.

7/2

4th

7

(12)

7th Jun 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 5

18:58 Haydock

Minnesota Lad

9st 7lb

J: Harry Russell

T: Richard Fahey

raced centre, midfield

10/1

9th

7

(9)

20th May 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 4

19:00 Carlisle

Minnesota Lad

9st 5lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Richard Fahey

5f maiden winner; 0-11 in handicaps but has some encouraging form, most recently third at Thirsk (6f, soft) on seasonal debut; possibilities off same mark, provided he builds on that effort.

5/1

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Payout
Exacta £25.20
Straight Forecast £25.79
Tricast £131.58
Trifecta £116.10

Selections

POSTDATA:

Jordan Electrics

SPOTLIGHT:

Reigning Profit

Daily Mirror:

Minnesota Lad

RP RATINGS:

Mountain Warrior

The Star:

Spring Is Sprung

TOPSPEED:

Mereside Angel

The Sun:

Minnesota Lad

The Times:

Mountain Warrior

D Express:

Reigning Profit

Daily Record:

Reigning Profit

Telegraph:

Jordan Electrics

The Guardian:

Jordan Electrics

Daily Mail:

Jordan Electrics