June 19 / 19.20 Nottingham

19.20

Soft

Experience Hospitality At Nottingham Racecourse Handicap

  • Prize money: £3402.1
  • 1m 2f 50y
  • Class 6
  • 12 runners
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Experience Hospitality At Nottingham Racecourse Handicap

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.40
  • Place: £1.80

Form: 55-231 D

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 6lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 62

Form & Verdict
Two near misses for Harriet Dickin before making a winning stable debut at Haydock 12 days ago (11.5f, good to firm; inexperienced amateur on board); should remain competitive.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

5

(8)

28th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 2f 43y

Class 5

17:05 Doncaster

Sisterandbrother

10st 1lb

J: Joe Leavy

T: Kevin Frost

Won on stable debut at Haydock (11.6f, good to firm) on June 7 and followed up at Nottingham (1m2f, good to soft) last Wednesday; had just a head to spare last time and carries a 5lb penalty today, but he was clear with an in-form runner-up and is clearly thriving; firmly in calculations.

7/2

1st

8

(6)

19th Jun 2024

Soft

1m 2f 50y

Class 6

19:20 Nottingham

Sisterandbrother

9st 6lb

J: Paddy Mathers

T: Kevin Frost

Two near misses for Harriet Dickin before making a winning stable debut at Haydock 12 days ago (11.5f, good to firm; inexperienced amateur on board); should remain competitive.

5/1

1st

9

(2)

7th Jun 2024

Good

1m 3f 140y

Class 5

17:28 Haydock

Sisterandbrother

10st 5lb

J: Miss Stephanie Dorey

T: Kevin Frost

bit short of room soon after start, took keen hold, midfield

4/1

11/8

  • Place: £1.20

Form: 988112 D

Last run: 8 days

W: 9st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict
Sharp improver since handicapping on turf, winning at Windsor and Lingfield last month and going down narrowly to a red-hot rival in a Class 5 at Wetherby last week (1m2f, good; pair well clear); able to race off the same mark and he'll be hard to beat back down in class.
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

3

(10)

25th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 3f 0y

Class 5

16:22 Newbury

Laser Focus

9st 11lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: James Owen

Took him 19 attempts to get off the mark but has been in fine form lately, winning at Windsor (1m2f, good to firm) and Lingfield (11.6f, good to firm) in May and going down narrowly in both starts this month; up another 3lb but the return to fast ground in his favour and high on the list.

7/2

2nd

3

(4)

19th Jun 2024

Soft

1m 2f 50y

Class 6

19:20 Nottingham

Laser Focus

9st 8lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: James Owen

Sharp improver since handicapping on turf, winning at Windsor and Lingfield last month and going down narrowly to a red-hot rival in a Class 5 at Wetherby last week (1m2f, good; pair well clear); able to race off the same mark and he'll be hard to beat back down in class.

11/8

2nd

4

(1)

11th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

21:00 Wetherby

Laser Focus

9st 6lb

J: Sean D Bowen

T: James Owen

midfield

4/1

14/1

  • Place: £2.20

Form: 5257-0

Last run: 35 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
0-8 but she is now 5lb lower than when second at Bath (1m2f, good) last August; disappointed back at Bath five weeks ago but that was after six months off and she may strip fitter this time.
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Verdict Starting price

7th

3

(5)

6th Jul 2024

Good To Firm

1m 2f 50y

Class 6

17:35 Nottingham

Showy

11st 0lb

J: Mr James Harding

T: Jonathan Portman

Nine-race maiden; ran as well as she ever has when third of ten in a C&D handicap 17 days ago; more will be required to score but she's less exposed than most.

7/1

3rd

6

(1)

19th Jun 2024

Soft

1m 2f 50y

Class 6

19:20 Nottingham

Showy

9st 7lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Jonathan Portman

0-8 but she is now 5lb lower than when second at Bath (1m2f, good) last August; disappointed back at Bath five weeks ago but that was after six months off and she may strip fitter this time.

14/1

11th

3

(3)

15th May 2024

Good To Firm

1m 2f 37y

Class 6

20:40 Bath

Showy

9st 9lb

J: Trevor Whelan

T: Jonathan Portman

Runner-up over C&D (good) in second handicap last year but next two runs weren't as good and she may be best watched on return.

8/1

8/1

Form: 423746 BF

Last run: 37 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 67

Form & Verdict
Yet to win for this yard but he was threatening on AW earlier in the year; not so good since back on turf, including when sent off favourite at Windsor last month; drops into his first Class 6 here so couldn't discount.
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Verdict Starting price

5th

4

(3)

11th Jul 2024

Soft

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

20:10 Newbury

Abu Royal

9st 9lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: Heather Main

Winning miler for the Johnstons; has threatened for this yard but it was a Class 6 in which he returned to form at Nottingham (1m2f, good to soft) and he probably needs a bit more here; cheekpieces tried (effective in blinkers).

12/1

4th

1

(7)

19th Jun 2024

Soft

1m 2f 50y

Class 6

19:20 Nottingham

Abu Royal

9st 11lb

J: Ray Dawson

T: Heather Main

Yet to win for this yard but he was threatening on AW earlier in the year; not so good since back on turf, including when sent off favourite at Windsor last month; drops into his first Class 6 here so couldn't discount.

8/1

6th

6

(8)

13th May 2024

Good

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

19:05 Windsor

Abu Royal

9st 3lb

J: Oisin Murphy

T: Heather Main

Close up a couple of times on AW this year but he's been well held back on turf (1m2f/1m4f) in last two runs; ran into a handicap blot when fourth at Doncaster last time but he's now 1-13 and others are more convincing.

13/2

33/1

Form: 7-7986

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
Unplaced in four runs for her new yard this year; drops in class this time but her stamina for 1m2f is yet to be proven.
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2nd

2

(6)

28th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

0m 7f 213y

Class 5

15:20 Doncaster

Princess Niyla

9st 12lb

J: David Nolan

T: Alan Brown

Has run some fair races this year for her new yard and she may appreciate the drop back in trip from 1m2f, but she hasn't been shaping as though she's about to add to her sole win (from 13 starts).

7/1

5th

7

(10)

19th Jun 2024

Soft

1m 2f 50y

Class 6

19:20 Nottingham

Princess Niyla

9st 7lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: Alan Brown

Unplaced in four runs for her new yard this year; drops in class this time but her stamina for 1m2f is yet to be proven.

33/1

6th

6

(11)

5th Jun 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

19:25 Ripon

Princess Niyla

9st 4lb

J: Rowan Scott

T: Alan Brown

Continues to drop down the weights and she didn't enjoy a clear run when eighth of 16 at Thirsk latest, beaten about 3l; however, the interference wasn't substantial and she needs to improve upon that latest effort.

25/1

12/1

Form: 53-315 D

Last run: 26 days

W: 9st 3lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 59

Form & Verdict
Rarely seen on turf since 2022 but he made a pleasing start for his new stable at Bath last month (1m2f, good); should be sharper with that outing behind him and he's not discounted.
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Verdict Starting price

6th

12

(8)

19th Jun 2024

Soft

1m 2f 50y

Class 6

19:20 Nottingham

Carey Street

9st 3lb

J: Marco Ghiani

T: Tony Carroll

Rarely seen on turf since 2022 but he made a pleasing start for his new stable at Bath last month (1m2f, good); should be sharper with that outing behind him and he's not discounted.

12/1

5th

4

(1)

24th May 2024

Good To Soft

1m 2f 37y

Class 6

17:30 Bath

Carey Street

9st 8lb

J: William Carson

T: Tony Carroll

Provided Linda Stubbs with her final winner at Wolverhampton (8.5f, Class 6) in January; absent since; reappears for Tony Carroll from a 4lb higher mark (manageable); no turf win since September 2021, but won't mind these underfoot conditions; realistic chance.

7/2

OUR TIP

10/1

Form: /07535 D

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict
Missed 2023 but he retains ability, beaten around 2l in 1m2f handicaps at Beverley and Ripon this spring; disappointed over 1m3f on soft ground last time but the return to shorter should be in his favour.
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Verdict Starting price

8th

1

30th Jun 2024

Good

1m 7f 168y

Class 4

16:45 Uttoxeter

Sonning

12st 0lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Danny Brooke

Since bypassing all of 2023 he has been respectable on occasions this year on the Flat; suited by good ground and he won his final hurdle start (November 2022) off just 3lb lower; couldn't put a line through him.

12/1

7th

2

(2)

19th Jun 2024

Soft

1m 2f 50y

Class 6

19:20 Nottingham

Sonning

9st 9lb

J: Jason Watson

T: Danny Brooke

Missed 2023 but he retains ability, beaten around 2l in 1m2f handicaps at Beverley and Ripon this spring; disappointed over 1m3f on soft ground last time but the return to shorter should be in his favour.

10/1

5th

1

(4)

30th May 2024

Soft

1m 3f 39y

Class 6

20:55 Carlisle

Sonning

9st 10lb

J: Paul Mulrennan

T: Danny Brooke

midfield

4/1

8th
10 (13)
Fillyfudge

16/1

Form: 1826-1 D

Last run: 118 days

W: 9st 5lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 61

Form & Verdict
1m2f win at Yarmouth (good to firm) last summer; back to form when springing a 28-1 surprise at Chelmsford in February; 3lb rise could leave her vulnerable back from 118 days off.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

1

(4)

10th Jul 2024

Soft

1m 2f 23y

Class 6

15:40 Yarmouth

Fillyfudge

10st 1lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: Amy Murphy

Won this 12 months ago when 8lb lower and doubled her tally on the AW in February; visor added after a no-show at Nottingham and could go well (ground should be okay).

12/1

8th

10

(13)

19th Jun 2024

Soft

1m 2f 50y

Class 6

19:20 Nottingham

Fillyfudge

9st 5lb

J: George Wood

T: Amy Murphy

1m2f win at Yarmouth (good to firm) last summer; back to form when springing a 28-1 surprise at Chelmsford in February; 3lb rise could leave her vulnerable back from 118 days off.

16/1

1st

1

22nd Feb 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

16:35 Chelmsford (AW)

Fillyfudge

9st 9lb

T: Amy Murphy

Sole win in 16 starts came at Yarmouth (1m2f, good to firm) last summer; still 5lb higher and last three efforts (Flat/hurdles) have been moderate; enough to prove.

10/1

Form: 050-94

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 61

Form & Verdict
Nine-race maiden; attracted some support on his stable debut at Kempton four weeks ago (1m4f) where he finished a creditable fourth of the ten runners; needs more to defy the same mark but his best run for Johnny Murtagh came over 1m2f on good ground and new cheekpieces could help.
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Verdict Starting price

6th

2

(1)

28th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 0f 3y

Class 6

13:45 Yarmouth

Baile Locha Riach

9st 10lb

J: Luke Catton

T: D Donovan

Still a maiden and he beat only one rival when tried in cheekpieces in 1m2f handicap at Nottingham nine days ago; blinkers are reached for now.

10/1

9th

9

(5)

19th Jun 2024

Soft

1m 2f 50y

Class 6

19:20 Nottingham

Baile Locha Riach

9st 5lb

J: Luke Catton

T: D Donovan

Nine-race maiden; attracted some support on his stable debut at Kempton four weeks ago (1m4f) where he finished a creditable fourth of the ten runners; needs more to defy the same mark but his best run for Johnny Murtagh came over 1m2f on good ground and new cheekpieces could help.

14/1

4th

3

(7)

22nd May 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 6

21:00 Kempton (AW)

Baile Locha Riach

9st 10lb

J: Rhys Clutterbuck

T: D Donovan

Ex-Irish maiden whose opening handicap mark proved harsh, at 1m2f and 1m5f; has left Johnny Murtagh since last seen in April and probably needs weight off his back.

14/1

50/1

Form: 277-89

Last run: 26 days

W: 8st 8lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 50

Form & Verdict
Only one Flat effort of note for the Charltons last year and she's struggled over hurdles and on the Flat for her new yard; hard to warm to.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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10th

13

(9)

19th Jun 2024

Soft

1m 2f 50y

Class 6

19:20 Nottingham

Lillistar

8st 8lb

J: Josephine Gordon

T: Micky Hammond

Only one Flat effort of note for the Charltons last year and she's struggled over hurdles and on the Flat for her new yard; hard to warm to.

50/1

9th

9

(2)

24th May 2024

Good

1m 2f 5y

Class 5

20:15 Pontefract

Lillistar

9st 0lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Micky Hammond

towards rear throughout

33/1

9th

9

(2)

24th May 2024

Good

1m 2f 5y

Class 5

20:15 Pontefract

Lillistar

9st 0lb

J: Tom Eaves

T: Micky Hammond

towards rear

33/1

Form: 401681 D

Last run: 53 days

W: 9st 7lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
Won two of his six starts for Michael Wigham this year, latterly a runaway success at Leicester 53 days ago (1m2f, soft); sold for 12,500gns last month; 11lb rise and likely faster ground will ask different questions of her today.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

4

(4)

9th Jul 2024

Good To Soft

1m 1f 207y

Class 6

18:55 Brighton

Bletchley Storm

9st 7lb

J: Aidan Keeley

T: George Baker

Showed significant improvement when winning easily at Leicester (1m2f, soft) in April; left Michael Wigham for 12,500gns in May and makes her stable debut off 11lb higher mark; evidently suited by plenty of give in the ground and any rain would enhance her chance.

3/1

5

(12)

19th Jun 2024

Soft

1m 2f 50y

Class 6

19:20 Nottingham

Bletchley Storm

9st 7lb

J: Darragh Keenan

T: George Baker

Won two of his six starts for Michael Wigham this year, latterly a runaway success at Leicester 53 days ago (1m2f, soft); sold for 12,500gns last month; 11lb rise and likely faster ground will ask different questions of her today.

10/1

16/1

Form: 841168 D

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 5lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 61

Form & Verdict
Two AW wins for today's apprentice rider in April and only 1lb higher than for the second of them; two subsequent runs weren't so promising though and others make more appeal.
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

2

(3)

25th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 1f 207y

Class 6

17:15 Brighton

McTed

10st 3lb

J: Alice Bond

T: Joseph Parr

prominent

14/1

11

(3)

19th Jun 2024

Soft

1m 2f 50y

Class 6

19:20 Nottingham

McTed

9st 5lb

J: Alice Bond

T: Joseph Parr

Two AW wins for today's apprentice rider in April and only 1lb higher than for the second of them; two subsequent runs weren't so promising though and others make more appeal.

16/1

4

(12)

10th Jun 2024

Good To Firm

1m 2f 5y

Class 6

20:30 Pontefract

McTed

9st 10lb

J: Alice Bond

T: Joseph Parr

Form has dipped since completing a quickfire AW double in April; may rebound, having finished a respectable second (albeit off 3lb lower) in this race last year.

7/1

Non-runners

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Payout
Exacta £16.40
Straight Forecast £13.85
Tricast £59.53
Trifecta £86.90

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Laser Focus

POSTDATA:

Bletchley Storm

Daily Mail:

Sisterandbrother

The Times:

Showy

The Guardian:

Carey Street

Telegraph:

Bletchley Storm

Daily Record:

Bletchley Storm

RP RATINGS:

Laser Focus

NEWMARKET:

Laser Focus

Daily Mirror:

Laser Focus

The Sun:

Laser Focus

The Star:

Laser Focus

D Express:

Sisterandbrother