Timeform Shortlist: Newmarket, Thursday 27 September

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1.50 Bonhams EBF Maiden Stakes (4) 1m

Timeform Top Rated:
112p 11. KICK ON John Gosden Oisin Murphy
107 1. BANGKOK Andrew Balding Silvestre De Sousa
98p 12. MAGIC ILLUSION Charlie Appleby William Buick

Analyst's Verdict:
Constantinople didn't achieve as much as the likes of Kick On and Bangkok in a Leopardstown maiden last month, but the strong feeling is that he will step up markedly on that and he could be the answer in what is a late-season maiden full of quality. Humanitarian is perhaps the pick of the newcomers.


2.25 Bonhams Nursery Handicap (2) 1m

Timeform Top Rated:
106 5. RAJINSKY Tom Dascombe Richard Kingscote
102 1. MORDRED Richard Hannon Ryan Moore
101 7. LOVE YOUR WORK Adam West Jimmy Quinn

Analyst's Verdict:
An open-looking nursery, with Rajinsky the selection. Tom Dascombe's colt didn't quite match market expectations at Doncaster but it was by no means a bad run and the assessor has assisted, easing him 1 lb. Mordred is second choice, though Even Keel is expected to improve for 1m.


3.00 Bonham Fillies' Handicap (3) 7f

Timeform Top Rated:
101 7. TREASURE ME Charlie Fellowes Stevie Donohoe
100p 6. CHOCO BOX Ed Vaughan Jamie Spencer
99 1. RIGHT DIRECTION Saeed bin Suroor Oisin Murphy

Analyst's Verdict:
The fact Treasure Me was forced to race wide when winning at Wolverhampton last time suggests she probably had a bit more in hand than the bare result implies so a 3 lb rise may not stop her if she proves as effective on turf. Choco Box should have more to offer after getting her career firmly back on track last time, with Right Direction and Crafty Madam a couple of others who could go well.


3.35 Tattersalls Stakes (Somerville) (Group 3) (1) 7f

Timeform Top Rated:
118 3. CARDINI Aidan O'Brien Ryan Moore
118 4. DUNKERRON Alan King Martin Harley
113p 1. ARCTIC SOUND Mark Johnston Silvestre De Sousa

Analyst's Verdict:
Cardini is the most experienced runner in the field but he's still improving judged on his latest third in the Champagne Stakes at Doncaster and may prove difficult to peg back this time. Prince Eiji looked a good prospect when making a winning debut at Ascot and has to be respected fast-tracked to this level, while Dunkerron is a player if putting his latest run behind him.


4.10 Jockey Club Rose Bowl Stakes (Listed) (1) 2m

Timeform Top Rated:
125 2. SHEIKHZAYEDROAD David Simcock Martin Harley
124 3. ST MICHEL Sir Mark Prescott Bt Oisin Murphy
123 1. NEARLY CAUGHT Hughie Morrison Ryan Moore

Analyst's Verdict:
This represents a drop in grade for Sheikhzayedroad and he can take advantage after a respectable third in the Doncaster Cup 2 weeks ago. The 3-y-os may emerge as the biggest threat, headed by John Gosden's pair Ben Vrackie and Sevenna Star.


4.45 Weatherbys General Stud Book Handicap (2) 1½m

Timeform Top Rated:
110 5. DRILL Luca Cumani Jamie Spencer
109 4. SEAFARER Marcus Tregoning Jim Crowley
107 1. STAR OF THE EAST Mark Johnston Silvestre De Sousa

Analyst's Verdict:
Drill got back on the up when finding only one too good at Newcastle on his most recent outing and whilst that hasn't gone unnoticed by the assessor, he is fancied to make a bold bid, admittedly in this stronger affair. Fellow last-time-out winners Another Eclipse and Byron Flyer are feared most.


5.20 Molson Coors Handicap (3) 1m

Timeform Top Rated:
113+ 3. GREENSIDE Henry Candy Ryan Moore
112 5. HONEY MAN Simon Crisford Silvestre De Sousa
111+ 8. SAWWAAH Owen Burrows Jim Crowley

Analyst's Verdict:
It's taken a while to get Greenside back this year but he resumes off only 1 lb higher than when landing a competitive event at Sandown last summer and the booking of Ryan Moore suggests connections are hopeful he can make up for lost time. Daira Prince was back on track with a recent win at Bath and should go well again, while Honey Man wasn't seen to best effect at Kempton last time.


5.55 Newmarket Challenge Whip Handicap (4) 1¼m

Timeform Top Rated:
100p 4. ENDLESSLY Martyn Meade David Egan
99 1. MAORI BOB Michael Bell Cameron Noble (5)
99 2. THE JEAN GENIE Clive Cox Oisin Murphy

Analyst's Verdict:
Endlessly was possibly still wanting for experience when fifth on his respective handicap debut at Sandown last month and, with his effort in maiden company previously looking particularly strong, he remains with a good deal of potential. Maori Bob despite conceding plenty of weight all round may emerge as the main challenger, ahead of Brigham Young.


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