June 16 / 17.15 Thirsk

17.15

Good

Sky Bet Extra Places Every Day Handicap

  • Prize money: £15462
  • 1m 4f 8y
  • Class 3
  • 12 runners
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Runners: 12 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

11/2 (Won)

  • Win: £5.10
  • Place: £1.60

Form: 24-223 BF

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
Yet to win but has finished second four times; progressing for stepping up in distance, he ran his best race when second at York (1m4f, good) last month; has been slowly away in his last two races but his turn will surely come.
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1st

2

(5)

6th Jul 2024

Good

1m 6f 1y

Class 2

14:05 Haydock

Align The Stars

9st 9lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: Charlie Johnston

Ran well this year in his first three handicaps (1m2f-1m4f, good) before an improved performance to win at Thirsk (1m4f, good to soft) three weeks ago; he's up 7lb but he galloped on relentlessly last time and could have more to offer now up in trip for a stable that won this in 2018 and 2019.

7/1

1st

2

(4)

16th Jun 2024

Good

1m 4f 8y

Class 3

17:15 Thirsk

Align The Stars

9st 9lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: Charlie Johnston

Yet to win but has finished second four times; progressing for stepping up in distance, he ran his best race when second at York (1m4f, good) last month; has been slowly away in his last two races but his turn will surely come.

11/2

3rd

1

(3)

2nd Jun 2024

Good To Soft

1m 3f 15y

Class 3

16:10 Hamilton

Align The Stars

9st 9lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: Charlie Johnston

A maiden after five starts but ran big race when clear second of eight in stronger contest than this at York (1m4f, good) last month; has to take a 6lb rise on the chin but still commands respect here.

5/4

14/1

  • Place: £3.20

Form: 52-327

Last run: 31 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict
Unfortunate not to open his account when headed in the final stride on handicap debut at Wolverhampton AW (1m4f) in April; not so good on return to turf at York (1m4f, good) last month; withdrawn on account of the ground (good to firm) since; still needs to prove his effectiveness on turf.
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10th

9

(2)

6th Jul 2024

Good

1m 6f 1y

Class 2

14:05 Haydock

Hampden

9st 0lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Tom Ward

0-7 but beaten just a nose by Fouroneohfever at Wolverhampton (1m4f, AW) in April and kept on well when second to Align The Stars at Thirsk (1m4f, good to soft) three weeks ago; he's an each-way possible now up in trip, provided he handles the ground (unproven on good or faster).

14/1

2nd

7

(7)

16th Jun 2024

Good

1m 4f 8y

Class 3

17:15 Thirsk

Hampden

9st 4lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: Tom Ward

Unfortunate not to open his account when headed in the final stride on handicap debut at Wolverhampton AW (1m4f) in April; not so good on return to turf at York (1m4f, good) last month; withdrawn on account of the ground (good to firm) since; still needs to prove his effectiveness on turf.

14/1

Form: 68-31

Last run: 36 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Improved for the step up in distance when winning on his handicap debut at Ascot (1m2f, good) last month; he should continue to improve and goes up another 2f; major chance.
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2nd

6

(9)

6th Jul 2024

Good

1m 6f 1y

Class 2

14:05 Haydock

Too Bossy For Us

9st 2lb

J: James Doyle

T: Kevin Philippart De Foy

Won on handicap debut at Ascot (1m2f, good) in May and stayed on for good third behind Align The Stars and Hampden at Thirsk (1m4f, good to soft) last time; he finished to good effect and this half-brother to 1m6f/1m7f Listed winner Angel Guidance could relish today's longer distance.

6/1

3rd

6

(6)

16th Jun 2024

Good

1m 4f 8y

Class 3

17:15 Thirsk

Too Bossy For Us

9st 6lb

J: Benoit De La Sayette

T: Kevin Philippart De Foy

Improved for the step up in distance when winning on his handicap debut at Ascot (1m2f, good) last month; he should continue to improve and goes up another 2f; major chance.

5/2

1st

7

(5)

11th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 1f 212y

Class 3

15:45 Ascot

Too Bossy For Us

8st 11lb

J: Benoit De La Sayette

T: Kevin Philippart De Foy

Held in two starts over 1m on turf last September, but showed improvement when third of 12 on his Kempton return (1m, AW) in March, staying on in the manner of one who would relish stepping up in trip (backed up by pedigree); interesting on handicap debut.

7/1

Form: 74-2

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 1lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 77

Form & Verdict
Kept on well upped in trip on his first run since September when second at Leicester (1m2f, good to soft) last month; unexposed, he makes his handicap debut over 2f further and is one to be interested in.
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4th

9

(10)

16th Jun 2024

Good

1m 4f 8y

Class 3

17:15 Thirsk

Fox Legacy

9st 1lb

J: David Allan

T: Sir Michael Stoute

Kept on well upped in trip on his first run since September when second at Leicester (1m2f, good to soft) last month; unexposed, he makes his handicap debut over 2f further and is one to be interested in.

11/2

2nd

5

(7)

27th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 2f 0y

Class 4

15:05 Leicester

Fox Legacy

9st 4lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Sir Michael Stoute

took keen hold, midfield, headway over 2f out, went second inside final 110yds, no match for winner

7/1

2nd

5

(7)

27th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 2f 0y

Class 4

15:05 Leicester

Fox Legacy

9st 4lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Sir Michael Stoute

took keen hold, midfield, headway over 2f out, went second inside final 110yds, no match for winner

7/1

10/1

Form: 111127 D

Last run: 51 days

W: 9st 8lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Recorded a four-timer on the AW for Barry Brennan between January and March; out of his depth in a Group 3 at Sandown (1m2f, good to soft) on only his second start on turf, he may have further improvement in him for his new trainer.
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6th

5

(2)

2nd Jul 2024

Good

1m 4f 15y

Class 4

16:15 Hamilton

Dunstan

9st 2lb

J: Pierre-Louis Jamin

T: Tom Dascombe

Recorded a four-timer in small-field events over 1m4f/1m3f on the AW for Barry Brennan between January and March, once the visor went on; has had only three races on turf, including when out of his depth on penultimate start and respectable fifth of 11 at Thirsk (1m4f, good to soft) for new trainer on latest; may be able to build on that.

4/1

5th

3

(8)

16th Jun 2024

Good

1m 4f 8y

Class 3

17:15 Thirsk

Dunstan

9st 8lb

J: Franny Norton

T: Tom Dascombe

Recorded a four-timer on the AW for Barry Brennan between January and March; out of his depth in a Group 3 at Sandown (1m2f, good to soft) on only his second start on turf, he may have further improvement in him for his new trainer.

10/1

2

(7)

26th Apr 2024

Good

1m 1f 209y

Class 1

15:35 Sandown

Dunstan

9st 3lb

J: David Probert

T: Barry Brennan

Very solid record on AW includes four wins this year but has never raced above Class 3; faces a markedly stiffer assignment returned to turf (second attempt).

66/1

Form: 2-2224

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Consistent maiden who was second for the fifth time in a row at Chester (10.5f, good) on penultimate start; fared less well on handicap debut when fourth of five back there (10.5f, good to soft) since and steps up in distance here.
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6th

5

(9)

16th Jun 2024

Good

1m 4f 8y

Class 3

17:15 Thirsk

Castle In The Sand

9st 6lb

J: David Probert

T: Andrew Balding

Consistent maiden who was second for the fifth time in a row at Chester (10.5f, good) on penultimate start; fared less well on handicap debut when fourth of five back there (10.5f, good to soft) since and steps up in distance here.

11/1

4th

2

(6)

25th May 2024

Soft

1m 2f 70y

Class 4

17:15 Chester

Castle In The Sand

9st 8lb

J: Jason Watson

T: Andrew Balding

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, outpaced 4f out, kept on from over 1f out, wandered around inside final furlong, lost third and weakened final 110yds

3/1

4th

2

(6)

25th May 2024

Soft

1m 2f 70y

Class 4

17:15 Chester

Castle In The Sand

9st 8lb

J: Jason Watson

T: Andrew Balding

took keen hold, in touch with leaders, outpaced 4f out

3/1

25/1

Form: 6421-7

Last run: 11 days

W: 8st 8lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 70

Form & Verdict
Won at Wolverhampton AW (8.5f) last November; raced freely when seventh on her reappearance at Nottingham (8.5f, good to firm) this month; steps markedly up in distance and has questions to answer.
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7th

6

(8)

5th Jul 2024

Good To Soft

1m 2f 42y

Class 5

18:08 Haydock

Roman Secret

9st 7lb

J: Billy Garritty

T: Richard Fahey

Landed a Wolverhampton handicap (8.6f, AW) last November but that was a surprise at 25-1 and she's finished a well-held seventh back on turf in her two runs this season; record now stands at 1-8 and has some questions to answer again.

20/1

7th

12

(5)

16th Jun 2024

Good

1m 4f 8y

Class 3

17:15 Thirsk

Roman Secret

8st 8lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Richard Fahey

Won at Wolverhampton AW (8.5f) last November; raced freely when seventh on her reappearance at Nottingham (8.5f, good to firm) this month; steps markedly up in distance and has questions to answer.

25/1

7th

10

(9)

5th Jun 2024

Good

1m 0f 75y

Class 5

16:27 Nottingham

Roman Secret

9st 4lb

J: Ethan Tindall

T: Richard Fahey

Off the mark at the sixth attempt when rallying well to land a Wolverhampton handicap (8.6f, AW) in November; 3lb higher back on turf but that latest form has been well advertised by the runner-up and she should have more to offer at this trip; in the mix on her return.

8/1

Form: 334-32

Last run: 16 days

W: 8st 9lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 71

Form & Verdict
Has improved since stepping up in distance in handicaps this year; he was beaten half a length by Flickering Halo at Beverley (1m2f, good to firm) last month on his seasonal debut; hung badly right and headed inside the final furlong at Doncaster (1m4f, good to soft) last time; should go well.
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4th

6

(6)

2nd Jul 2024

Good

1m 4f 15y

Class 4

16:15 Hamilton

LEagle Aid

8st 4lb

J: Joe Fanning

T: Charlie Johnston

Six-race maiden; best efforts when close up in handicaps at Beverley (1m2f, good to firm) and Doncaster (1m4f, good to soft; made most) first two starts this term; hung under pressure in the latter and did not show much when 25-1 at Thirsk (Dunstan fifth) on latest outing, so needs to bounce back.

7/1

8th

11

(1)

16th Jun 2024

Good

1m 4f 8y

Class 3

17:15 Thirsk

LEagle Aid

8st 9lb

J: Andrew Mullen

T: Charlie Johnston

Has improved since stepping up in distance in handicaps this year; he was beaten half a length by Flickering Halo at Beverley (1m2f, good to firm) last month on his seasonal debut; hung badly right and headed inside the final furlong at Doncaster (1m4f, good to soft) last time; should go well.

9/1

2nd

5

(9)

31st May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 3f 197y

Class 5

20:15 Doncaster

LEagle Aid

9st 10lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Charlie Johnston

dwelt start, prominent soon after start, led after 1f

5/1

20/1

Form: -33716

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 2lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 78

Form & Verdict
Showed improved form to win at Beverley (1m2f, good to firm) last month; well held in a stronger race at York (10.5f, good to soft) last time; looks a stayer and may have further improvement in him stepping back up in distance.
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3rd

13

(12)

6th Jul 2024

Good

1m 6f 1y

Class 2

14:05 Haydock

Flickering Halo

8st 8lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Tim Easterby

Kept on well to win at Beverley (1m2f, good to firm) in May and he might tap back into that promise when back on better ground; however, he's suffered heavy defeats the last twice (1m2f/1m4f, good to soft) and others appeal more as a result.

66/1

9th

8

(11)

16th Jun 2024

Good

1m 4f 8y

Class 3

17:15 Thirsk

Flickering Halo

9st 2lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Tim Easterby

Showed improved form to win at Beverley (1m2f, good to firm) last month; well held in a stronger race at York (10.5f, good to soft) last time; looks a stayer and may have further improvement in him stepping back up in distance.

20/1

6th

6

(5)

25th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 2f 56y

Class 3

16:30 York

Flickering Halo

8st 9lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Tim Easterby

pressed leader, briefly led over 3f out, weakened over 2f out

10/1

OUR TIP

7/1

Form: 10-722

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 85

Form & Verdict
His sole success came at Carlisle (1m, good to firm) last September when winning by 9l; has improved since stepping up in distance and has finished second at Hamilton twice within four days recently on soft/good; should run well.
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1st

4

(4)

2nd Jul 2024

Good

1m 4f 15y

Class 4

16:15 Hamilton

Victory Shout

9st 4lb

J: Sam James

T: K R Burke

Sole win came at Carlisle last September when winning a five-runner race by 9l; twice a good second of four when making most here (1m4f/1m3f, one on soft) this summer, before a disappointing show at Thirsk 16 days ago; doesn't have a great mark but others don't bring recent creditable form.

9/2

10th

1

(3)

16th Jun 2024

Good

1m 4f 8y

Class 3

17:15 Thirsk

Victory Shout

9st 9lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: K R Burke

His sole success came at Carlisle (1m, good to firm) last September when winning by 9l; has improved since stepping up in distance and has finished second at Hamilton twice within four days recently on soft/good; should run well.

7/1

2nd

2

(2)

2nd Jun 2024

Good To Soft

1m 3f 15y

Class 3

16:10 Hamilton

Victory Shout

9st 6lb

J: Sam James

T: K R Burke

Left disappointing seasonal/handicap debut behind when close second of four here (1m4f, soft; front pair clear) on Wednesday; gets another chance off same mark today and will be fine on the faster ground; major player.

3/1

Form: 17-20

Last run: 61 days

W: 9st 6lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict
Made a pleasing return to action when second at Southwell AW (7f) in March; ran no sort of race when eased on his return to turf at Newmarket (1m, good) in April; goes up markedly in trip and has questions to answer.
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11th

4

(12)

16th Jun 2024

Good

1m 4f 8y

Class 3

17:15 Thirsk

African Spirit

9st 6lb

J: Jack Gilligan

T: B F Brookhouse

Made a pleasing return to action when second at Southwell AW (7f) in March; ran no sort of race when eased on his return to turf at Newmarket (1m, good) in April; goes up markedly in trip and has questions to answer.

25/1

12th

7

(9)

16th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:20 Newmarket

African Spirit

9st 7lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: B F Brookhouse

Impressed on debut at Newcastle (7f, AW) last September then mid-division in York sales race (7f, soft); went very close behind Bravo Zulu, with whom he's now 1lb better off, in Southwell novice (7f, AW) last month; this attractively bred gelding remains unexposed and is open to improvement.

11/1

12th

7

(9)

16th Apr 2024

Good

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:20 Newmarket

African Spirit

9st 7lb

J: Rossa Ryan

T: B F Brookhouse

Impressed on debut at Newcastle (7f, AW) last September then mid-division in York sales race (7f, soft); went very close behind Bravo Zulu, with whom he's now 1lb better off, in Southwell novice (7f, AW) last month; this attractively bred gelding remains unexposed and is open to improvement.

11/1

Form: 68-81

Last run: 23 days

W: 8st 12lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 74

Form & Verdict
Sold out of Charles Hills's yard for 32,000 gns last October; showed improvement stepping up in distance when winning on handicap debut at Haydock (1m2f, soft) last month; first-time cheekpieces now on and steps up another 2f in a tougher race.
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5th

4

(6)

27th Jun 2024

Standard

1m 4f 98y

Class 4

14:00 Newcastle (AW)

Extra Beat

9st 1lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: James Horton

raced wide early, raced in second, in touch with leaders after 8f

2/1

10

(2)

16th Jun 2024

Good

1m 4f 8y

Class 3

17:15 Thirsk

Extra Beat

8st 12lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: James Horton

Sold out of Charles Hills's yard for 32,000 gns last October; showed improvement stepping up in distance when winning on handicap debut at Haydock (1m2f, soft) last month; first-time cheekpieces now on and steps up another 2f in a tougher race.

9/1

1st

3

(9)

24th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 2f 42y

Class 5

17:25 Haydock

Extra Beat

9st 9lb

J: Jim Crowley

T: James Horton

No impact in AW novices the last twice (7f/8.6f) but prior to those he stayed on for a promising sixth on debut at Sandown (7f, soft) last September; interesting contender now up in trip and back on turf on handicap debut.

5/1

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Payout
Exacta £45.10
Straight Forecast £37.45
Tricast £122.94
Trifecta £181.40

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Fox Legacy

The Times:

Extra Beat

RP RATINGS:

Align The Stars

The Star:

L'Eagle Aid

TOPSPEED:

Castle In The Sand

POSTDATA:

Fox Legacy

NEWMARKET:

Fox Legacy

D Express:

Fox Legacy

Daily Record:

Fox Legacy

The Sun:

Align The Stars

Telegraph:

Extra Beat

Daily Mirror:

Extra Beat