June 16 / 14.40 Doncaster

14.40

Good

Speedy Gonzales Sam Hay Handicap (Div II)

  • Prize money: £4396.56
  • 0m 7f 6y
  • Class 5
  • 10 runners
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Speedy Gonzales Sam Hay Handicap (Div II)

Runners: 10 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

OUR TIP

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £14.70
  • Place: £3.20

Form: 56-905

Last run: 33 days

W: 9st 9lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 75

Form & Verdict
Not as good as he used to be (formerly smart when trained by Clive Cox); last win came in June 2022 (6f, good) but has rather struggled since; on a good mark but plenty to prove at present.
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1

(11)

11th Jul 2024

Good

0m 7f 6y

Class 4

16:55 Doncaster

Snazzy Jazzy

9st 12lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Seb Spencer

refused to race

6/1

1st

2

(4)

16th Jun 2024

Good

0m 7f 6y

Class 5

14:40 Doncaster

Snazzy Jazzy

9st 9lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Seb Spencer

Not as good as he used to be (formerly smart when trained by Clive Cox); last win came in June 2022 (6f, good) but has rather struggled since; on a good mark but plenty to prove at present.

10/1

5th

4

(5)

14th May 2024

Good

0m 6f 0y

Class 3

19:30 Ayr

Snazzy Jazzy

9st 6lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Seb Spencer

slowly away, in rear, headway over 3f out, weakened 2f out

10/1

6/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: -34715 D BF

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 72

Form & Verdict
2-3 on turf, winning a Nottingham maiden by 9l in May last year (6f, soft) and a 7f handicap at Ayr in April (good); poor run when favourite at Catterick last time (7f, soft; never travelling); needs to bounce back.
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2nd

6

(7)

16th Jun 2024

Good

0m 7f 6y

Class 5

14:40 Doncaster

Cues Beau

9st 6lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Ed Dunlop

2-3 on turf, winning a Nottingham maiden by 9l in May last year (6f, soft) and a 7f handicap at Ayr in April (good); poor run when favourite at Catterick last time (7f, soft; never travelling); needs to bounce back.

6/1

5th

2

(8)

23rd May 2024

Good To Firm

0m 7f 6y

Class 4

16:40 Catterick

Cues Beau

9st 12lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Ed Dunlop

always behind, slowly into stride, switched to near side over 2f out

11/4

5th

2

(8)

23rd May 2024

Good To Firm

0m 7f 6y

Class 4

16:40 Catterick

Cues Beau

9st 12lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Ed Dunlop

Soft-ground maiden winner who returned to form with narrow win at Ayr (7f, good) last month; it was a tight finish but she's just 2lb higher today and this lightly raced 4yo could have more to offer.

11/4

3rd
3 (5)
Lahab

12/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: -32705 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 74

Form & Verdict
Ex-Andrew Balding; two sound runs over 6f/1m at Newcastle earlier this year, but below-par on last three outings (5l behind Cold Stare over 6f at Hamilton last time); needs to bounce back.
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7th

5

(8)

6th Jul 2024

Good To Firm

0m 7f 173y

Class 4

20:20 Carlisle

Lahab

9st 10lb

J: Harrison Shaw

T: Grant Tuer

In fair form and he ran better than the bare result when seventh of 17 to Orbaan in the Bell over C&D last week, slowly away and left with ground to make up; on same mark today but may still have some potential at 1m on turf.

7/1

7th

14

(1)

26th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 7f 173y

Class 4

16:40 Carlisle

Lahab

9st 5lb

J: Sam James

T: Grant Tuer

Lightly raced, fast-ground maiden winner who was runner-up at Newcastle (1m, AW) in March and returned to form when third at Doncaster (7f, good to soft) ten days ago; however, this headstrong sort has been inconsistent this year and will struggle to see out this stiff 1m if pulling hard.

12/1

3rd

3

(5)

16th Jun 2024

Good

0m 7f 6y

Class 5

14:40 Doncaster

Lahab

9st 8lb

J: Harrison Shaw

T: Grant Tuer

Ex-Andrew Balding; two sound runs over 6f/1m at Newcastle earlier this year, but below-par on last three outings (5l behind Cold Stare over 6f at Hamilton last time); needs to bounce back.

12/1

10/1

Form: 320-29

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 3lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict
Strong puller; showed promise in three novice events over 7f last season and when second of five in a Yarmouth handicap on reappearance (7f, good); soundly beaten with a hood (left off here) last time (8.5f, good; hung right); best form on soft ground.
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3rd

12

(2)

4th Jul 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

19:00 Kempton (AW)

King Of Fury

8st 6lb

J: Silvestre De Sousa

T: T J Kent

reluctant to load, prominent early, pushed along to lead after 1f, went clear after 3f, much reduced lead 1f out, headed inside final furlong, weakened and lost second towards finish

10/1

4th

8

(3)

16th Jun 2024

Good

0m 7f 6y

Class 5

14:40 Doncaster

King Of Fury

9st 3lb

J: Ray Dawson

T: T J Kent

Strong puller; showed promise in three novice events over 7f last season and when second of five in a Yarmouth handicap on reappearance (7f, good); soundly beaten with a hood (left off here) last time (8.5f, good; hung right); best form on soft ground.

10/1

9th

4

(7)

2nd Jun 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 75y

Class 5

17:30 Nottingham

King Of Fury

9st 7lb

J: Jim Crowley

T: T J Kent

Five-race maiden; creditable second of five off this mark, despite pulling hard, at Leicester (7f, good) on seasonal debut; may settle better and show progress with hood now applied; acts on soft; not ruled out.

8/1

Form: 776172 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 10lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict
Two good runs from three starts on turf this year, winning over 6f at Thirsk (soft) on first occasion and going down by a short head to a prolific winner at Hamilton last time (6f, soft); should go well again, particularly if it rains.
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5th

1

(9)

16th Jun 2024

Good

0m 7f 6y

Class 5

14:40 Doncaster

Cold Stare

9st 10lb

J: David Nolan

T: David O’Meara

Two good runs from three starts on turf this year, winning over 6f at Thirsk (soft) on first occasion and going down by a short head to a prolific winner at Hamilton last time (6f, soft); should go well again, particularly if it rains.

3/1

Form: 0-2424 D BF

Last run: 16 days

W: 9st 1lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict
Ex-Richard Fahey; four sound runs over 7f for this yard this term on ground ranging from good to heavy, last time finishing fourth off this mark at Catterick (good to soft); second to Charencey (runs in the 2.10) at Leicester the time before; chance, but not easy to win with.
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6th

9

(6)

16th Jun 2024

Good

0m 7f 6y

Class 5

14:40 Doncaster

Buckshaw Village

9st 1lb

J: Zak Wheatley

T: Declan Carroll

Ex-Richard Fahey; four sound runs over 7f for this yard this term on ground ranging from good to heavy, last time finishing fourth off this mark at Catterick (good to soft); second to Charencey (runs in the 2.10) at Leicester the time before; chance, but not easy to win with.

3/1

4th

2

(2)

31st May 2024

Soft

0m 6f 195y

Class 6

16:40 Carlisle

Buckshaw Village

9st 11lb

J: Zak Wheatley

T: Declan Carroll

1-25, but runner-up in two of his last three starts including at Leicester (7f, good) this month; races off the same mark and no reason why he shouldn't go well again; acts on any ground.

9/2

2nd

10

(5)

11th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

18:55 Leicester

Buckshaw Village

9st 6lb

J: Harrison Shaw

T: Declan Carroll

Two good runs on testing ground last month; has form on a quicker surface and he's likely to make another bold bid.

7/1

Form: /600-0 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 8st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
Useful AW performer at his best (last win over 7f at Southwell in January 2021); below form in four runs on dirt at Meydan last year, and soundly beaten last of 11 at Kempton on reappearance; really well handicapped for first run on turf since April 2021; could go well
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4th

1

(6)

7th Jul 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

17:00 Chelmsford (AW)

Ayr Harbour

9st 11lb

J: Alistair Rawlinson

T: Michael Appleby

led, headed and prominent after 2f, led again over 3f out, headed inside final furlong, not clear run towards finish, kept on

16/1

7th

10

(1)

16th Jun 2024

Good

0m 7f 6y

Class 5

14:40 Doncaster

Ayr Harbour

8st 11lb

J: Alistair Rawlinson

T: Michael Appleby

Useful AW performer at his best (last win over 7f at Southwell in January 2021); below form in four runs on dirt at Meydan last year, and soundly beaten last of 11 at Kempton on reappearance; really well handicapped for first run on turf since April 2021; could go well

12/1

11th

1

(9)

29th May 2024

Standard To Slow

0m 6f 0y

Class 4

19:12 Kempton (AW)

Ayr Harbour

9st 9lb

J: Frederick Larson

T: Michael Appleby

Smart handicapper in his pomp and he has run to a high level over C&D; absent since struggling on dirt in Dubai in early 2023, however, and it remains to be seen how much of his former ability he retains.

20/1

Form: 4-0086 D

Last run: 27 days

W: 9st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict
All wins have been at around 7f on good/good to firm, latest at Beverley in June last year when trained by Tim Easterby; on a 10lb lower mark now, but not been in best of form recently.
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8th

7

(8)

16th Jun 2024

Good

0m 7f 6y

Class 5

14:40 Doncaster

Manigordo

9st 4lb

J: Paddy Mathers

T: Adrian Nicholls

All wins have been at around 7f on good/good to firm, latest at Beverley in June last year when trained by Tim Easterby; on a 10lb lower mark now, but not been in best of form recently.

14/1

6th

3

(3)

20th May 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 182y

Class 4

19:30 Carlisle

Manigordo

9st 7lb

J: Paddy Mathers

T: Adrian Nicholls

Has done all his winning on good/firmer; conditions (AW/soft) haven't been ideal since joining current stable and this scenario is more suitable; on a very handy mark.

14/1

6th

3

(3)

20th May 2024

Good To Firm

0m 5f 182y

Class 4

19:30 Carlisle

Manigordo

9st 7lb

J: Paddy Mathers

T: Adrian Nicholls

Has done all his winning on good/firmer; conditions (AW/soft) haven't been ideal since joining current stable and this scenario is more suitable; on a very handy mark.

14/1

Form: -12886 D

Last run: 11 days

W: 9st 7lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 73

Form & Verdict
Won at Newmarket last May (6f, good) and on the AW at Lingfield in March (6f); has also won over 7f and 1m so pretty versatile; not been at his best last three starts (pulled too hard after being hampered at the start last time).
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11th

6

(8)

28th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 6f 3y

Class 5

16:40 Yarmouth

Epic Express

10st 0lb

J: Lewis Edmunds

T: Chris Dwyer

took keen hold, midfield

20/1

9th

5

(2)

16th Jun 2024

Good

0m 7f 6y

Class 5

14:40 Doncaster

Epic Express

9st 7lb

J: Silvestre De Sousa

T: Chris Dwyer

Won at Newmarket last May (6f, good) and on the AW at Lingfield in March (6f); has also won over 7f and 1m so pretty versatile; not been at his best last three starts (pulled too hard after being hampered at the start last time).

10/1

Form: -23246 D

Last run: 79 days

W: 9st 7lb

6 yo Filly

OR: 73

Form & Verdict
Five good runs over 7f on AW this year and all four wins have been on an artificial surface; modest form on turf, on last run, which was back in June 2022, finishing 9l seventh of eight at Chester (7f, good); best watched.
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5th

5

(5)

4th Jul 2024

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

19:55 Newbury

Algheed

9st 9lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Mark Loughnane

0-5 on turf but ran respectably over C&D nine days ago and ties in with Red Maids on that effort; still well treated on best AW form, though has a long losing sequence to quell (no success since early 2023).

8/1

4th

5

(12)

25th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

19:15 Newbury

Algheed

9st 7lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Mark Loughnane

Well treated on best AW form but her losing run is mounting up and this belated return to grass presents a question mark; her turf record (four attempts) is far from solid.

16/1

4

(10)

16th Jun 2024

Good

0m 7f 6y

Class 5

14:40 Doncaster

Algheed

9st 7lb

J: Finley Marsh

T: Mark Loughnane

Five good runs over 7f on AW this year and all four wins have been on an artificial surface; modest form on turf, on last run, which was back in June 2022, finishing 9l seventh of eight at Chester (7f, good); best watched.

10/1

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Payout
Exacta £109.00
Straight Forecast £85.83
Tricast £517.05
Trifecta £765.20

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Cold Stare

Daily Mirror:

Buckshaw Village

NEWMARKET:

Cue's Beau

D Express:

Manigordo

The Star:

Buckshaw Village

RP RATINGS:

Cold Stare

TOPSPEED:

Cold Stare

POSTDATA:

Cold Stare

The Times:

Cold Stare

Telegraph:

Cold Stare

Daily Mail:

Cold Stare

The Sun:

Cold Stare

Daily Record:

Cold Stare