May 25 / 13.15 Haydock

13.15

Soft

Betfred Silver Bowl Handicap (Heritage Handicap)

  • Prize money: £51540
  • 1m 0f 37y
  • Class 2
  • 12 runners
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Betfred Silver Bowl Handicap (Heritage Handicap)

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

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6/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.50
  • Place: £1.80

Form: 1144-1 CD

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 92

Form & Verdict
Front-runner who made it two wins in a row when winning 7f nursery here (heavy) last August, and returned to winning ways on reappearance over this C&D (soft) last month; had just four rivals to beat last time and he's 5lb higher in this hotter race, but every chance he'll make another bold bid.
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Verdict Starting price

1st

3

(2)

25th May 2024

Soft

1m 0f 37y

Class 2

13:15 Haydock

Nellie Leylax

9st 2lb

J: Pierre-Louis Jamin

T: Tom Dascombe

Front-runner who made it two wins in a row when winning 7f nursery here (heavy) last August, and returned to winning ways on reappearance over this C&D (soft) last month; had just four rivals to beat last time and he's 5lb higher in this hotter race, but every chance he'll make another bold bid.

6/1

1st

3

(2)

25th May 2024

Soft

1m 0f 37y

Class 2

13:15 Haydock

Nellie Leylax

9st 2lb

J: Pierre-Louis Jamin

T: Tom Dascombe

Front-runner who made it two wins in a row when winning 7f nursery here (heavy) last August, and returned to winning ways on reappearance over this C&D (soft) last month; had just four rivals to beat last time and he's 5lb higher in this hotter race, but every chance he'll make another bold bid.

6/1

10/1

  • Place: £2.90

Form: 12-3

Last run: 32 days

W: 9st 0lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
Comfortable win on debut at Redcar (7f, good to firm) last September and went close in novice races the next twice (7f/8.3f, AW/good), most recently on comeback at Epsom last month when keeping on well after being denied a clear run; could have more left in the tank and his useful half-sister Dubai Crystal showed her best form on slow ground; interesting handicap newcomer.
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2nd

5

(10)

25th May 2024

Soft

1m 0f 37y

Class 2

13:15 Haydock

Involvement

9st 0lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: Simon & Ed Crisford

Comfortable win on debut at Redcar (7f, good to firm) last September and went close in novice races the next twice (7f/8.3f, AW/good), most recently on comeback at Epsom last month when keeping on well after being denied a clear run; could have more left in the tank and his useful half-sister Dubai Crystal showed her best form on slow ground; interesting handicap newcomer.

10/1

2nd

5

(10)

25th May 2024

Soft

1m 0f 37y

Class 2

13:15 Haydock

Involvement

9st 0lb

J: Callum Shepherd

T: Simon & Ed Crisford

Comfortable win on debut at Redcar (7f, good to firm) last September and went close in novice races the next twice (7f/8.3f, AW/good), most recently on comeback at Epsom last month when keeping on well after being denied a clear run; could have more left in the tank and his useful half-sister Dubai Crystal showed her best form on slow ground; interesting handicap newcomer.

10/1

3rd

3

(4)

23rd Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 113y

Class 4

16:30 Epsom

Involvement

9st 7lb

J: Harry Davies

T: Simon & Ed Crisford

Well backed when easily making a winning debut at Redcar (7f, good to firm) last September and may have paid for taking a keen hold when beaten a neck under his penalty in a Newcastle novice (7f, AW; 4-9) in November; this longer trip should suit and he is high on the list.

13/8

3rd
6 (13)
Apiarist

16/1

  • Place: £3.90

Form: 4241-5

Last run: 39 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 88

Form & Verdict
Four runs last year, showing improved form on final occasion when winning sales race at York (7f, soft); below par on last month's reappearance at Newmarket (7f, good) but faced tough task in that conditions race and he could be a player now back on slow ground for his handicap debut.
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3rd

6

(13)

25th May 2024

Soft

1m 0f 37y

Class 2

13:15 Haydock

Apiarist

8st 12lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: Kevin Ryan

Four runs last year, showing improved form on final occasion when winning sales race at York (7f, soft); below par on last month's reappearance at Newmarket (7f, good) but faced tough task in that conditions race and he could be a player now back on slow ground for his handicap debut.

16/1

3rd

6

(13)

25th May 2024

Soft

1m 0f 37y

Class 2

13:15 Haydock

Apiarist

8st 12lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: Kevin Ryan

Four runs last year, showing improved form on final occasion when winning sales race at York (7f, soft); below par on last month's reappearance at Newmarket (7f, good) but faced tough task in that conditions race and he could be a player now back on slow ground for his handicap debut.

16/1

5th

1

(6)

16th Apr 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 2

15:30 Newmarket

Apiarist

9st 8lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Kevin Ryan

Ran four times last year, going close in Thirsk novice (7f, good) on second start and showing improved form to win sales race at 28-1 at York (7f, soft) in October when last seen; this half-brother to Group 3 winner Dabyah could have more to offer but others have greater substance to their form.

14/1

11/2

Form: 137-62

Last run: 29 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 99

Form & Verdict
Soft-ground debut winner who was a neck second of five at Sandown (1m, good to soft) last month on his first handicap start; that form has received a major boost from the close third and he's respected up just 1lb.
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4th

1

(6)

25th May 2024

Soft

1m 0f 37y

Class 2

13:15 Haydock

Blue Lemons

9st 9lb

J: James Doyle

T: Richard Hannon

Soft-ground debut winner who was a neck second of five at Sandown (1m, good to soft) last month on his first handicap start; that form has received a major boost from the close third and he's respected up just 1lb.

11/2

4th

1

(6)

25th May 2024

Soft

1m 0f 37y

Class 2

13:15 Haydock

Blue Lemons

9st 9lb

J: James Doyle

T: Richard Hannon

Soft-ground debut winner who was a neck second of five at Sandown (1m, good to soft) last month on his first handicap start; that form has received a major boost from the close third and he's respected up just 1lb.

11/2

2nd

2

(5)

26th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 2

13:50 Sandown

Blue Lemons

9st 8lb

J: Joe Leavy

T: Richard Hannon

Followed his debut win at Leicester (7f, soft) with a close third at Newbury (winner now BHA-rated 108); well held behind the same rival at Chelmsford three weeks ago (tight for room over 1f out) but the handicapper has hiked him up 5lb; career best required.

12/1

16/1

Form: 3312- BF

Last run: 267 days

W: 8st 11lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Won at Beverley (7.4f, good to form) last August on third start and runner-up in Carlisle novice (1m, good to firm) the following month; the hood (worn last time) is left off today and he can race freely, while he's untested on slow turf, but he's in good hands to progress and is not ruled out.
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5th

4

(10)

15th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 3

15:15 Sandown

Magsood

9st 7lb

J: James Doyle

T: Roger Varian

Sole win in five starts came in a 7.5f maiden at Beverley last August; keen-going tendencies have been evident from the start and they're not going away judged on his run in Haydock's competitive Silver Bowl; could yet turn a corner but reservations for now.

8/1

5th

9

(4)

25th May 2024

Soft

1m 0f 37y

Class 2

13:15 Haydock

Magsood

8st 11lb

J: Ray Dawson

T: Roger Varian

Won at Beverley (7.4f, good to form) last August on third start and runner-up in Carlisle novice (1m, good to firm) the following month; the hood (worn last time) is left off today and he can race freely, while he's untested on slow turf, but he's in good hands to progress and is not ruled out.

16/1

5th

9

(4)

25th May 2024

Soft

1m 0f 37y

Class 2

13:15 Haydock

Magsood

8st 11lb

J: Ray Dawson

T: Roger Varian

Won at Beverley (7.4f, good to form) last August on third start and runner-up in Carlisle novice (1m, good to firm) the following month; the hood (worn last time) is left off today and he can race freely, while he's untested on slow turf, but he's in good hands to progress and is not ruled out.

16/1

Form: 30-215

Last run: 16 days

W: 8st 6lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Best form has come on AW and he was well beaten on his sole run on slow ground; merely fifth of seven in a handicap at Chester (7.5f, good) a fortnight ago but it wasn't a bad run and perhaps the track didn't suit; could be on a good mark based on the form of his maiden win at Kempton (7f, AW) last month and he's not written off.
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6th

11

(7)

25th May 2024

Soft

1m 0f 37y

Class 2

13:15 Haydock

Celtic Warrior

8st 6lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Andrew Balding

Best form has come on AW and he was well beaten on his sole run on slow ground; merely fifth of seven in a handicap at Chester (7.5f, good) a fortnight ago but it wasn't a bad run and perhaps the track didn't suit; could be on a good mark based on the form of his maiden win at Kempton (7f, AW) last month and he's not written off.

25/1

6th

11

(7)

25th May 2024

Soft

1m 0f 37y

Class 2

13:15 Haydock

Celtic Warrior

8st 6lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Andrew Balding

Best form has come on AW and he was well beaten on his sole run on slow ground; merely fifth of seven in a handicap at Chester (7.5f, good) a fortnight ago but it wasn't a bad run and perhaps the track didn't suit; could be on a good mark based on the form of his maiden win at Kempton (7f, AW) last month and he's not written off.

25/1

5th

7

(2)

9th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 127y

Class 2

14:35 Chester

Celtic Warrior

8st 9lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Andrew Balding

Progressive results on AW, most recently winning a Kempton maiden (7f) by narrow margin; hit with a 4lb rise in his mark and has something to prove in this useful handicap back on turf.

7/1

Form: 512-51 CD

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 5lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 81

Form & Verdict
Made it two wins from his five starts when making all in C&D handicap (good to firm) a fortnight ago; further improvement is possible but he benefited from an easy lead last time and is now 5lb higher in a stronger race; below par on sole run on slow ground (good to soft, albeit on reappearance).
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7th

13

(1)

25th May 2024

Soft

1m 0f 37y

Class 2

13:15 Haydock

Silent Move

8st 5lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Richard Fahey

Made it two wins from his five starts when making all in C&D handicap (good to firm) a fortnight ago; further improvement is possible but he benefited from an easy lead last time and is now 5lb higher in a stronger race; below par on sole run on slow ground (good to soft, albeit on reappearance).

14/1

7th

13

(1)

25th May 2024

Soft

1m 0f 37y

Class 2

13:15 Haydock

Silent Move

8st 5lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Richard Fahey

Made it two wins from his five starts when making all in C&D handicap (good to firm) a fortnight ago; further improvement is possible but he benefited from an easy lead last time and is now 5lb higher in a stronger race; below par on sole run on slow ground (good to soft, albeit on reappearance).

14/1

1st

8

(6)

11th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 212y

Class 4

14:10 Haydock

Silent Move

9st 0lb

J: Connor Murtagh

T: Richard Fahey

Won by 5l at Thirsk (7f, good) last August on second start; 9l second at Carlisle (1m, good to firm) next time and also soundly beaten when fifth on last month's handicap debut at Musselburgh (1m, good to soft; Johnny Ringo third); however, he may have needed that latest run and retains potential.

16/1

Form: 116-43

Last run: 14 days

W: 8st 11lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 87

Form & Verdict
Won first two 2yo starts (good/good to soft) before heavy Group 3 defeat; encouraging fourth on reappearance at Beverley (7.4f, soft) last month and built on that when strong-finishing third to Silent Move over this C&D (good to firm) last time, when he had to wait for a run; in with a shout.
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4th

1

(5)

8th Jun 2024

Good

1m 0f 37y

Class 4

17:20 Haydock

Cerulean Bay

9st 11lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: David O’Meara

towards rear, waiting for room over 2f out, not clear run and switched right over 1f out, hung left but kept on and went fourth final 110yds

3/1

8th

8

(3)

25th May 2024

Soft

1m 0f 37y

Class 2

13:15 Haydock

Cerulean Bay

8st 11lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: David O’Meara

Won first two 2yo starts (good/good to soft) before heavy Group 3 defeat; encouraging fourth on reappearance at Beverley (7.4f, soft) last month and built on that when strong-finishing third to Silent Move over this C&D (good to firm) last time, when he had to wait for a run; in with a shout.

9/1

8th

8

(3)

25th May 2024

Soft

1m 0f 37y

Class 2

13:15 Haydock

Cerulean Bay

8st 11lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: David O’Meara

Won first two 2yo starts (good/good to soft) before heavy Group 3 defeat; encouraging fourth on reappearance at Beverley (7.4f, soft) last month and built on that when strong-finishing third to Silent Move over this C&D (good to firm) last time, when he had to wait for a run; in with a shout.

9/1

33/1

Form: 1-56

Last run: 22 days

W: 8st 10lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 86

Form & Verdict
Won at Newcastle (7f, AW) last September on sole 2yo start and fair Listed fifth there (1m, AW) in March; however, he was well beaten on his turf and handicap debut at Newmarket (1m, good) three weeks ago and has something to prove on the back of that.
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9th

10

(8)

25th May 2024

Soft

1m 0f 37y

Class 2

13:15 Haydock

Yokohama

8st 10lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: John Butler

Won at Newcastle (7f, AW) last September on sole 2yo start and fair Listed fifth there (1m, AW) in March; however, he was well beaten on his turf and handicap debut at Newmarket (1m, good) three weeks ago and has something to prove on the back of that.

33/1

9th

10

(8)

25th May 2024

Soft

1m 0f 37y

Class 2

13:15 Haydock

Yokohama

8st 10lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: John Butler

Won at Newcastle (7f, AW) last September on sole 2yo start and fair Listed fifth there (1m, AW) in March; however, he was well beaten on his turf and handicap debut at Newmarket (1m, good) three weeks ago and has something to prove on the back of that.

33/1

6th

1

(2)

3rd May 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

16:45 Newmarket

Yokohama

9st 9lb

J: Brandon Wilkie

T: John Butler

Prominent in the betting when making a winning debut at Newcastle (7f, AW; 7-2) last September, but never figured after an awkward start and meeting trouble when fifth of eight in a Listed race there (1m; 28-1) five weeks ago; market support should be heeded on turf/handicap debut.

11/1

Form: 1735-

Last run: 190 days

W: 9st 5lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
Not quite at his best in French Listed race last November when last seen but prior to that he kept on for a good third in the Group 3 Horris Hill at Newmarket (7f, heavy), and on that evidence he has potential now up in trip on his handicap and seasonal debut; he's one to consider.
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2nd

6

(1)

9th Jun 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 3

14:10 Goodwood

Son Of Man

9st 6lb

J: David Egan

T: Jane Chapple-Hyam

prominent on inner, went second final 110yds, kept on well

5/1

10th

2

(5)

25th May 2024

Soft

1m 0f 37y

Class 2

13:15 Haydock

Son Of Man

9st 5lb

J: Pat Cosgrave

T: Jane Chapple-Hyam

Not quite at his best in French Listed race last November when last seen but prior to that he kept on for a good third in the Group 3 Horris Hill at Newmarket (7f, heavy), and on that evidence he has potential now up in trip on his handicap and seasonal debut; he's one to consider.

16/1

10th

2

(5)

25th May 2024

Soft

1m 0f 37y

Class 2

13:15 Haydock

Son Of Man

9st 5lb

J: Pat Cosgrave

T: Jane Chapple-Hyam

Not quite at his best in French Listed race last November when last seen but prior to that he kept on for a good third in the Group 3 Horris Hill at Newmarket (7f, heavy), and on that evidence he has potential now up in trip on his handicap and seasonal debut; he's one to consider.

16/1

8/1

Form: 235-1 CD

Last run: 28 days

W: 8st 5lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 81

Form & Verdict
Displayed promise on all three 2yo starts and took a step forward when easily winning C&D maiden (soft) last month; newcomers filled the next three placings and the favourite flopped, but it was still a likeable performance and he brings potential to this handicap debut.
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6th

9

(9)

16th Jun 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 3

16:15 Thirsk

Candonomore

8st 12lb

J: David Allan

T: Tim Easterby

Delivered on some juvenile promise when winning a Haydock maiden (1m, soft) on his reappearance; blotted his copybook off what looked a fair initial mark back over the same C&D (soft); tongue-tie goes on; player if bouncing back.

10/1

11th

12

(9)

25th May 2024

Soft

1m 0f 37y

Class 2

13:15 Haydock

Candonomore

8st 5lb

J: Duran Fentiman

T: Tim Easterby

Displayed promise on all three 2yo starts and took a step forward when easily winning C&D maiden (soft) last month; newcomers filled the next three placings and the favourite flopped, but it was still a likeable performance and he brings potential to this handicap debut.

8/1

11th

12

(9)

25th May 2024

Soft

1m 0f 37y

Class 2

13:15 Haydock

Candonomore

8st 5lb

J: Duran Fentiman

T: Tim Easterby

Displayed promise on all three 2yo starts and took a step forward when easily winning C&D maiden (soft) last month; newcomers filled the next three placings and the favourite flopped, but it was still a likeable performance and he brings potential to this handicap debut.

8/1

Form: 31-1

Last run: 38 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 88

Form & Verdict
All three starts on AW; won at Southwell (7f) last December on second outing and followed up in Kempton novice (7f) last month; faces no easy task on turf/handicap debut but remains to be seen where limitations lie.
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12th

7

(12)

25th May 2024

Soft

1m 0f 37y

Class 2

13:15 Haydock

Sir Les Patterson

8st 12lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Harry Eustace

All three starts on AW; won at Southwell (7f) last December on second outing and followed up in Kempton novice (7f) last month; faces no easy task on turf/handicap debut but remains to be seen where limitations lie.

9/1

12th

7

(12)

25th May 2024

Soft

1m 0f 37y

Class 2

13:15 Haydock

Sir Les Patterson

8st 12lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Harry Eustace

All three starts on AW; won at Southwell (7f) last December on second outing and followed up in Kempton novice (7f) last month; faces no easy task on turf/handicap debut but remains to be seen where limitations lie.

9/1

1st

3

(1)

17th Apr 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

18:30 Kempton (AW)

Sir Les Patterson

9st 10lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Harry Eustace

Zoustar colt who built on his debut promise when landing 11-runner novice at Southwell (7f) in December; that form has been franked so he must enter calculations.

5/2

Non-runners

Volterra

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta £38.90
Straight Forecast £34.62
Tricast £582.52
Trifecta £650.90

Selections

RP RATINGS:

Candonomore

Telegraph:

Volterra

TOPSPEED:

Blue Lemons

NEWMARKET:

Magsood

The Times:

Cerulean Bay

Daily Mail:

Nellie Leylax

SPOTLIGHT:

Apiarist

The Guardian:

Volterra

D Express:

Volterra

POSTDATA:

Candonomore

Daily Mirror:

Candonomore

The Star:

Candonomore

The Sun:

Blue Lemons

Daily Record:

Blue Lemons