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  • Date: 02 August 2020
  • Going: GOOD to FIRM
  • Surface: Turf
  • Status: Completed

Join Racingtv Now Handicap (5) (Class 5)

  • Distance: 6f
  • Age: 3 years old+
  • Runners: 11
  • Prize: £5,400
  • Race status: Weighed In

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Respectable fourth of 9 in handicap (11/1) at Lingfield (6f, AW) 21 days ago, not having a hard time (ride caught the eye of the stewards). Lingering on a handy mark, so not ruled out.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
12/07/20 Lingfield Park 4/9 Flat 6f 1y Slow 9st 4lbs Josephine Gordon 14.38
01/07/20 Kempton Park 10/12 Flat 6f Slow 0 9st 4lbs Josephine Gordon 80.94
09/06/20 Wolverhampton 8/10 Flat 5f 21y Slow 9st 4lbs Josephine Gordon 8.7
11/03/20 Lingfield Park 10/10 Flat 7f 1y Std 9st 0lbs Josephine Gordon 22.42
18/11/19 Southwell 6/14 Flat 6f 16y Std 9st 1lbs Tom Eaves 5.81
05/11/19 Southwell 1/8 Flat 4f 214y Fast 9st 5lbs Josephine Gordon 2.84
30/10/19 Kempton Park 3/12 Flat 6f Std/slow 9st 2lbs Josephine Gordon 6.53
14/10/19 Wolverhampton 2/9 Flat 5f 21y Std 9st 2lbs Josephine Gordon 5.47
24/09/19 Lingfield Park 5/9 Flat 5f 6y Std 9st 1lbs Josephine Gordon 14.8
14/09/19 Chester 5/8 Flat 6f 17y Good 9st 2lbs Gavin Ashton 38.34
16/08/19 Nottingham 7/7 Flat 6f 18y Heavy 9st 5lbs Hayley Turner 57.82
30/07/19 Yarmouth 4/8 Flat 7f 3y Good 8st 12lbs Hayley Turner 6.23
15/07/19 Wolverhampton 2/10 Flat 6f 20y Std 8st 12lbs Josephine Gordon 243.34

Twice-raced maiden. 9/2, third of 10 in minor event at Chepstow (6.1f, good to soft) 24 days ago. Makes handicap debut. Uphill task on the face of it but she's bred to do better.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
09/07/20 Chepstow 3/10 Flat 6f 16y Gd/sft H 8st 11lbs Hector Crouch 7.2
25/06/20 Bath 2/6 Flat 5f 10y Firm H 9st 0lbs Hector Crouch 8.4

Good second of 6 in handicap (11/4) at Ripon (5f, good to firm) 9 days ago. Not discounted for all he might not arrive in the same form.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
24/07/20 Ripon 2/6 Flat 5f Gd/frm 9st 9lbs Ben Curtis 3.58
08/07/20 Ripon 6/13 Flat 6f Gd/frm 9st 0lbs George Bass 39.33
06/02/20 Chelmsford City 5/8 Flat 5f Slow 9st 0lbs Charles Bishop 12.36
22/01/20 Lingfield Park 2/10 Flat 6f 1y Std 9st 5lbs George Bass 27.98
14/12/19 Wolverhampton 3/6 Flat 5f 21y Std 9st 5lbs David Probert 44.83
30/11/19 Wolverhampton 10/11 Flat 5f 21y Std 9st 3lbs Callum Shepherd 20.06

Twice-raced maiden. 12/1, fifth of 12 in maiden at Lingfield (6f, AW) 21 days ago. Needs more to defy a stiff opening mark.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
12/07/20 Lingfield Park 5/12 Flat 6f 1y Slow 9st 5lbs William Carson 15.5
15/06/20 Goodwood 4/7 Flat 6f Gd/frm 9st 5lbs William Carson 230

Below form seventh of 13 in handicap at Chepstow (7.1f, good, 20/1) 30 days ago. Cheekpieces on 1st time.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
03/07/20 Chepstow 7/13 Flat 7f 16y Good 9st 6lbs Kieran O'Neill 24.07
11/06/20 Newbury 12/12 Flat 6f Good 8st 13lbs Kieran O'Neill 21.55
19/12/19 Southwell 7/7 Flat 6f 16y Std 9st 9lbs David Probert 3.21
04/12/19 Kempton Park 6/12 Flat 6f Std/slow 9st 5lbs David Probert 17.76
18/11/19 Southwell 4/14 Flat 6f 16y Std 9st 7lbs Charles Bishop 10.92
28/09/19 Chester 9/11 Flat 6f 17y Heavy 8st 7lbs David Probert 13
02/09/19 Windsor 2/10 Flat 6f 12y Gd/frm 9st 5lbs David Probert 4.67
23/08/19 Ffos Las 3/11 Flat 7f 80y Gd/sft 9st 5lbs Eoin Walsh 7.51
11/08/19 Leicester 2/8 Flat 7f Gd/sft 9st 5lbs Eoin Walsh 70
27/07/19 Salisbury 3/6 Flat 6f Good 9st 5lbs Eoin Walsh 50

9/2, respectable fourth of 9 in handicap at Sandown (5f, good) 10 days ago, finishing well after meeting trouble. Return to this trip will suit, so he's worth chancing for an in-form yard.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
23/07/20 Sandown Park 4/9 Flat 5f 10y Good 9st 5lbs Luke Morris 6.6
07/07/20 Pontefract 8/10 Flat 5f 3y Gd/sft 9st 6lbs Andrea Atzeni 13.48
18/06/20 Newmarket (Rowley) 4/9 Flat 6f Gd/sft 9st 5lbs Rob Hornby 12.42
28/02/20 Newcastle 4/6 Flat 6f Slow 9st 7lbs Silvestre De Sousa 2.22
22/01/20 Lingfield Park 3/10 Flat 6f 1y Std 9st 5lbs Luke Morris 2
15/01/20 Wolverhampton 2/9 Flat 6f 20y Slow 9st 5lbs Luke Morris 7.12
04/11/19 Newcastle 7/11 Flat 5f Std 8st 11lbs Luke Morris 13
01/10/19 Kempton Park 7/9 Flat 5f Std/slow 9st 7lbs Andrea Atzeni 3.77
19/09/19 Yarmouth 2/10 Flat 6f 3y Gd/frm 9st 0lbs Andrea Atzeni 5.7
16/08/19 Wolverhampton 2/3 Flat 7f 36y Std 8st 11lbs Luke Morris 10
02/08/19 Goodwood 6/14 Flat 6f Gd/frm 8st 9lbs Silvestre De Sousa 10.5
19/07/19 Nottingham 4/9 Flat 6f 18y Good 9st 5lbs Hector Crouch 6.23
04/07/19 Newbury 3/9 Flat 6f Gd/frm 9st 0lbs Liam Keniry 38.46
10/06/19 Windsor 9/9 Flat 5f 21y Soft 9st 5lbs Gerald Mosse 5.3

Eighth of 9 in handicap at Yarmouth (6f, good to firm, 9/1) 18 days ago. Not shaping like a winner waiting to happen.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
15/07/20 Yarmouth 8/9 Flat 6f 3y Gd/frm H 8st 8lbs Josephine Gordon 11.77
04/07/20 Chelmsford City 7/10 Flat 6f Slow H 8st 13lbs Josephine Gordon 23.71
15/06/20 Chepstow 3/6 Flat 5f 16y Good H 9st 5lbs Adrian McCarthy 1.83
05/06/20 Lingfield Park 5/12 Flat 6f 1y Std/slow H 9st 2lbs Adrian McCarthy 30.12
05/10/19 Newmarket (Rowley) 10/28 Flat 6f Gd/sft 8st 9lbs Kieran Shoemark 37.17
17/09/19 Yarmouth 2/8 Flat 6f 3y Gd/frm 9st 2lbs Adrian McCarthy 14.5
24/08/19 Newmarket (July) 4/9 Flat 6f Good 9st 2lbs Adrian McCarthy 60

Career best when winning 10-runner handicap at Yarmouth (6f, good to firm, 13/2) 11 days ago. Should be competitive again.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
22/07/20 Yarmouth 1/8 Flat 6f 3y Gd/frm 9st 4lbs Jack Mitchell 8.6
26/06/20 Lingfield Park 13/13 Flat 6f Firm 9st 9lbs Cieren Fallon 6.49
11/06/20 Yarmouth 2/5 Flat 5f 42y Good 9st 6lbs David Egan 4.17
05/10/19 Newmarket (Rowley) 19/28 Flat 6f Gd/sft 0 8st 7lbs Cieren Fallon 429.01
16/09/19 Thirsk 1/9 Flat 6f Gd/frm 0 9st 3lbs Ben Curtis 13.63
09/08/19 Chelmsford City 4/4 Flat 7f Slow 9st 2lbs Luke Morris 8.9
25/07/19 Yarmouth 3/5 Flat 6f 3y Gd/frm 8st 12lbs Jack Mitchell 8.32
06/07/19 Haydock Park 9/10 Flat 6f Good 8st 12lbs David Probert 44
22/06/19 Lingfield Park 4/12 Flat 7f Good 9st 1lbs Harry Bentley 63.97
01/05/19 Brighton 6/7 Flat 5f 60y Good 8st 12lbs Luke Morris 59.19
18/04/19 Chelmsford City 9/10 Flat 5f Slow 9st 3lbs Luke Morris 20.16

Lightly-raced winner. Winner at Bath in July. 20/1, seventh of 10 in handicap at Chepstow (7.1f, good to firm) 12 days ago.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
21/07/20 Chepstow 7/10 Flat 7f 16y Gd/frm 9st 8lbs Charlie Bennett 29.12
10/07/20 Bath 1/11 Flat 5f 10y Good 9st 5lbs Charlie Bennett 94.74
24/06/20 Windsor 11/11 Flat 6f 12y Good 9st 5lbs Charlie Bennett 42
09/06/20 Chelmsford City 7/10 Flat 6f Slow 9st 3lbs Charlie Bennett 589.94
19/02/20 Kempton Park 7/8 Flat 7f Std/slow 8st 11lbs Gabriele Malune 89.21

4/1 and cheekpieces on for 1st time, creditable second of 11 in handicap at Haydock (5f, good to soft) 15 days ago, running on. Expected to be bang there.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
18/07/20 Haydock Park 2/11 Flat 5f Gd/sft 0 9st 11lbs Richard Kingscote 5.73
04/07/20 Haydock Park 7/9 Flat 6f 212y Soft 9st 5lbs Richard Kingscote 6.26
18/06/20 Newmarket (Rowley) 2/9 Flat 6f Gd/sft 9st 2lbs Jane Elliott 26.49
17/02/20 Kempton Park 3/5 Flat 5f Std/slow 8st 9lbs Jane Elliott 5.45
31/01/20 Lingfield Park 2/5 Flat 5f 6y Std 8st 6lbs Jane Elliott 2.74
15/01/20 Wolverhampton 3/9 Flat 6f 20y Slow 9st 4lbs Jane Elliott 10.85
29/08/19 Ffos Las 3/7 Flat 6f Good 9st 6lbs Richard Kingscote 3.35
12/08/19 Wolverhampton 2/9 Flat 6f 20y Std 9st 0lbs Richard Kingscote 4.1
23/07/19 Wolverhampton 2/10 Flat 5f 21y Std 9st 0lbs Richard Kingscote 3.41
06/07/19 Nottingham 4/5 Flat 5f 8y Gd/sft 9st 0lbs Richard Kingscote 5.2

Blinkered for 1st time, below form sixteenth of 28 in minor event at Newmarket (6f, good to soft, 100/1). Off 10 months. First run for yard after leaving Brian Meehan. Tongue strap on 1st time.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
05/10/19 Newmarket (Rowley) 16/28 Flat 6f Gd/sft B 8st 2lbs Martin Dwyer 483.29
23/09/19 Leicester 6/10 Flat 6f Gd/frm 8st 12lbs Jason Watson 11.5
22/08/19 Leicester 4/15 Flat 7f Good 9st 3lbs Robert Winston 32.99
09/08/19 Thirsk 6/6 Flat 7f 218y Soft 9st 7lbs Richard Kingscote 2.56
19/07/19 Nottingham 1/9 Flat 6f 18y Good 9st 5lbs Jason Watson 8.4
29/06/19 Windsor 6/13 Flat 6f 12y Gd/frm 9st 0lbs Pat Cosgrave 40
10/06/19 Leicester 5/15 Flat 6f Soft 8st 7lbs Jason Watson 26.09
20/05/19 Windsor 9/12 Flat 6f 12y Gd/frm 9st 0lbs Martin Dwyer 55

Timeform Verdict Timeform Verdict

DARK SILVER is well treated and caught the eye at Sandown last time, so he boasts excellent claims of landing his first success of the campaign back up at a trip that suits him ideally. In-form pair Dana Forever and Craigburn appeal as the main dangers.

Betting Forecast

16/1 Lilkian, 9/1 Tuscan Oasis (Ire), 15/2 Bring The Money (Ire), 12/1 Monsieur Patat, 22/1 We're Reunited (Ire), 9/2 Dark Silver (Ire), 18/1 One Night Stand, 6/1 Craigburn, 22/1 Knight's Gate (Ire), 5/1 Dana Forever (Ire), 18/1 Ebony Adams
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