June 18 / 19.30 Brighton

19.30

Good To Firm

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  • Prize money: £2983.38
  • 0m 7f 216y
  • Class 6
  • 9 runners
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Runners: 9 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Cloudy

20/1 (Won)

  • Win: £13.00
  • Place: £3.30

Form: 69-957

Last run: 17 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 66

Form & Verdict
Sharp regression since coming over from Ireland, proving expensive to follow, and didn't offer much from the front back from a break recently; has often pulled hard and is hard to recommend.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

3

(3)

23rd Jul 2024

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 5

16:30 Lingfield (AW)

King Of Scotia

9st 10lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Jamie Osborne

Ended a long losing run when winning at Brighton (1m, good to firm; 12-1) last month; second over C&D two weeks ago, he looks sure to go close.

5/1

2nd

2

(7)

9th Jul 2024

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 5

16:25 Lingfield (AW)

King Of Scotia

9st 10lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Jamie Osborne

Off the mark for this yard with a Brighton win (1m, good to firm) three weeks ago; disappointed as favourite at Ffos Las five days later (7f, good to soft) and now arrives with a bit to prove.

7/2

5th

2

(2)

23rd Jun 2024

Good

0m 7f 80y

Class 5

16:40 Ffos Las

King Of Scotia

10st 3lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Jamie Osborne

Was ending a six-week barren spell for the stable when landing a 1m Class 6 at Brighton on Tuesday; that effort is backed up by the Topspeed figure and he has plenty of handicapping scope given his 2023 best; one to consider under suitable conditions.

7/2

25/1

  • Place: £3.00

Form: 311-67

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 3lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Finished last season on the up but he's struggled in two runs back; he remains 5lb above his last winning mark and has something to prove now.
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13th

1

(12)

12th Jul 2024

Good To Soft

0m 7f 16y

Class 6

19:35 Chepstow

Ceilidh

9st 9lb

J: Nicola Currie

T: George Baker

Pulled away his chances over an extended 1m last time and will be happier back down in trip for a yard back among the winners; remains 6lb above his last successful mark but forecast slow ground is no issue and he's proven over an undulating 7f.

14/1

9th

6

(4)

19th Jun 2024

Soft

1m 0f 75y

Class 6

20:20 Nottingham

Ceilidh

9st 7lb

J: Pat Cosgrave

T: George Baker

His two wins last September were on softer than good; now 5lb above his last winning mark; back to form when running-on second of eight at Brighton (1m, good to firm) 7.30 yesterday.

6/1

2nd

8

(6)

18th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 7f 216y

Class 6

19:30 Brighton

Ceilidh

9st 3lb

J: Aidan Keeley

T: George Baker

Finished last season on the up but he's struggled in two runs back; he remains 5lb above his last winning mark and has something to prove now.

25/1

7/2

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 19-341 CD

Last run: 15 days

W: 8st 11lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 53

Form & Verdict
Made it 2-4 over C&D when winning a 0-55 with a bit in hand a fortnight ago; there can't be any complaints about a 2lb rise and she goes on the shortlist.
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3rd

10

(2)

18th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 7f 216y

Class 6

19:30 Brighton

Oh So Audacious

8st 11lb

J: Pierre-Louis Jamin

T: Harry Eustace

Made it 2-4 over C&D when winning a 0-55 with a bit in hand a fortnight ago; there can't be any complaints about a 2lb rise and she goes on the shortlist.

7/2

1st

7

(5)

3rd Jun 2024

Good

0m 7f 216y

Class 6

16:30 Brighton

Oh So Audacious

8st 9lb

J: Pierre-Louis Jamin

T: Harry Eustace

Two wins last season and latest was off 1lb lower over C&D (good); has reached the frame here and at Yarmouth (1m, good to soft) in her two runs this season and both of those were behind well-handicapped rivals; should go well again and she's respected.

5/2

4th

12

(10)

22nd May 2024

Good

1m 0f 3y

Class 6

17:05 Yarmouth

Oh So Audacious

9st 1lb

J: Kaiya Fraser

T: Harry Eustace

Raced mainly on good/firmer; progressive spell last term featured two wins over 1m; may still have more to offer at this level and warrants respect with Brighton reappearance (ran creditably) under her belt.

11/2

Form: 906312 CD

Last run: 11 days

W: 8st 11lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 53

Form & Verdict
Notched a C&D hat-trick early last summer, including this race off a 2lb lower mark, and arrives in fine form; is fully 9lb better off with recent Bath conqueror Local Bay and has to enter calculations back at his favourite course.
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7th

4

(2)

2nd Jul 2024

Good To Firm

0m 6f 210y

Class 6

16:25 Brighton

Rivas Rob Roy

9st 8lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: John Gallagher

Off the mark for the year (12th career win) when narrowly winning a 1m handicap here in May; good second at Bath next time but he was below par under more positive tactics here two weeks ago; each-way shout once again.

15/2

4th

9

(4)

18th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 7f 216y

Class 6

19:30 Brighton

Rivas Rob Roy

8st 11lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: John Gallagher

Notched a C&D hat-trick early last summer, including this race off a 2lb lower mark, and arrives in fine form; is fully 9lb better off with recent Bath conqueror Local Bay and has to enter calculations back at his favourite course.

7/1

2nd

7

(1)

7th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

21:00 Bath

Rivas Rob Roy

8st 11lb

J: Rhys Clutterbuck

T: John Gallagher

Almost all his winning round switchback courses, latterly at his beloved Brighton off 2lb lower in 0-55 company 17 days ago; whether this stiffer track (first run here) will suit as well remains to be seen.

6/1

Form: 161362 CD

Last run: 15 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict
Record over C&D currently reads 611111; didn't quite see it out over 1m2f off this mark here a fortnight ago and holds leading claims back down in trip.
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4th

3

(6)

18th Jul 2024

Soft

1m 0f 113y

Class 5

18:30 Epsom

Uncle Dick

9st 12lb

J: Oliver Carmichael

T: Eve Johnson Houghton

Brighton specialist (6-12 there) who has run just once here; pipped over 1m2f on soft ground in last week's attempt to complete a quick Brighton double, after a 1m win on good to firm; both were under Oliver Carmichael; due to be 5lb higher in future handicaps than he is today, so shortlisted.

7/2

2nd

1

(6)

9th Jul 2024

Good To Soft

1m 1f 207y

Class 6

18:55 Brighton

Uncle Dick

9st 13lb

J: Oliver Carmichael

T: Eve Johnson Houghton

Course specialist (six wins) who produced a career-best effort to win here (1m, good to firm) last Tuesday; stamina appeared to be wavering over this distance here last month but he is clearly thriving at the moment and another good run is anticipated.

3/1

1st

3

(5)

2nd Jul 2024

Good To Firm

0m 7f 216y

Class 6

14:55 Brighton

Uncle Dick

9st 8lb

J: Oliver Carmichael

T: Eve Johnson Houghton

Record over C&D reads 6111115, his wins coming on good or softer ground; not so good here a fortnight ago and although he has run well on a fast surface, is 0-12 on good to firm; has a little bit to prove.

9/2

7/4

Form: 787311 CD

Last run: 3 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Colt

OR: 60

Form & Verdict
In the form of his life lately, always travelling well and winning with a good bit in hand for Jack Doughty at Bath over the weekend; his record round here is mixed at best (hung left a couple of times) but his claims are obvious under the penalty.
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1st

3

(1)

11th Jul 2024

Soft

1m 0f 113y

Class 5

20:25 Epsom

Local Bay

9st 8lb

J: Jack Doughty

T: Tony Carroll

Best turf form has come on good or faster ground, but he has run well on a soft surface; won twice over 1m at Bath last month, but below form in his hat-trick bid at Brighton (1m, good to firm) last time and is another 2lb higher here; more needed.

9/1

6th

6

(9)

18th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 7f 216y

Class 6

19:30 Brighton

Local Bay

9st 9lb

J: Jack Doughty

T: Tony Carroll

In the form of his life lately, always travelling well and winning with a good bit in hand for Jack Doughty at Bath over the weekend; his record round here is mixed at best (hung left a couple of times) but his claims are obvious under the penalty.

7/4

8/1

Form: 1-9528 C

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 7lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
Most wins have come over 7f, including three here, but he gets away with this trip, as when nabbed on the line by Uncle Dick over C&D early last month; a subsequent disappointment here will need forgiving though.
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2nd

9

(3)

11th Jul 2024

Soft

0m 7f 3y

Class 5

19:50 Epsom

Otago

9st 0lb

J: Charlie Bennett

T: Jim Boyle

Stable has won two of the last three runnings, including with this gelding (from 3lb higher) three years ago (followed up back here a week later); still off his last winning mark and return to 7f should suit; acts on any ground and highly respected.

7/1

3rd

4

(3)

2nd Jul 2024

Good To Firm

0m 7f 216y

Class 6

14:55 Brighton

Otago

9st 5lb

J: Charlie Bennett

T: Jim Boyle

All three course wins have come over 7f and he is 0-7 over C&D, though he ran Uncle Dick to a short head over this trip (good) in May; 2lb better off and unlike his old rival, he does have winning form on good to firm ground.

10/1

7th

7

(3)

18th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 7f 216y

Class 6

19:30 Brighton

Otago

9st 7lb

J: Charlie Bennett

T: Jim Boyle

Most wins have come over 7f, including three here, but he gets away with this trip, as when nabbed on the line by Uncle Dick over C&D early last month; a subsequent disappointment here will need forgiving though.

8/1

14/1

Form: 29716

Last run: 8 days

W: 9st 10lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 66

Form & Verdict
Found a weak Polytrack handicap when winning in first-time cheekpieces off 2lb lower for Jamie Osborne in the spring (picked up not long after for 14,500gns); some way below that level (hampered early) switched to blinkers last Monday; turf debut tonight.
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1st

1

(12)

16th Jul 2024

Soft

1m 1f 207y

Class 6

15:30 Beverley

Roger Henry

10st 4lb

J: David Allan

T: Gay Kelleway

Won 7f Chelmsford handicap for Jamie Osborne in May (cheekpieces on for first time); subsequently bought for 14,500gns; not shown much since, in blinkers on first occasion and on turf debut in cheekpieces last time; no headgear here; back up in trip with a bit to prove.

20/1

8th

4

(8)

18th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 7f 216y

Class 6

19:30 Brighton

Roger Henry

9st 10lb

J: Liam Keniry

T: Gay Kelleway

Found a weak Polytrack handicap when winning in first-time cheekpieces off 2lb lower for Jamie Osborne in the spring (picked up not long after for 14,500gns); some way below that level (hampered early) switched to blinkers last Monday; turf debut tonight.

14/1

Form: 484355 D

Last run: 47 days

W: 8st 11lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 53

Form & Verdict
Consistent enough but has only won once and tends to stick to the AW now; hung to his left in one previous start here and is some way down the pecking order back from a short break.
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4th

1

(2)

25th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 7f 216y

Class 6

19:30 Brighton

Edmund Ironside

9st 12lb

J: Paddy Bradley

T: Michael Attwater

took keen hold, midfield, switched right 3f out, outpaced 2f out, weakened over 1f out

4/1

11

(11)

18th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 7f 216y

Class 6

19:30 Brighton

Edmund Ironside

8st 11lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Michael Attwater

Consistent enough but has only won once and tends to stick to the AW now; hung to his left in one previous start here and is some way down the pecking order back from a short break.

33/1

5th

3

(4)

2nd May 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

16:40 Lingfield (AW)

Edmund Ironside

9st 8lb

J: Paddy Bradley

T: Michael Attwater

1m winner here last November, when on this mark; has largely held his form since but still has a bit to prove over trips as far as this, as his latest effort at Wolverhampton (9.5f, Tapeta) showed.

5/1

Non-runners

Poetic Force, Micks Dream

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta £130.90
Straight Forecast £140.36
Tricast £444.82
Trifecta £433.40

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Local Bay

NEWMARKET:

Oh So Audacious

Telegraph:

Uncle Dick

TOPSPEED:

King Of Scotia

RP RATINGS:

Poetic Force

D Express:

Oh So Audacious

Daily Mirror:

Oh So Audacious

Daily Record:

Oh So Audacious

POSTDATA:

Local Bay

The Times:

Local Bay

The Guardian:

Local Bay

Daily Mail:

Local Bay

The Sun:

Local Bay

The Star:

Uncle Dick