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  • Date: 23 February 2021
  • Going: ALL-WEATHER SLOW
  • Surface: All Weather
  • Status: Completed

Bombardier Handicap (3) (Class 3)

  • Distance: 1m 5y
  • Age: 4 years old+
  • Runners: 8
  • Prize: £11,500
  • Race status: Weighed In

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C&D winner. Two wins from 4 runs last year. Latest win here in October. Respectable eighth of 13 in handicap (3/1) at Wolverhampton (9.5f), hampered. Off 99 days.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
16/11/20 Wolverhampton 8/13 Flat 1m 1f 104y Slow 9st 2lbs Stefano Cherchi 4.5
23/10/20 Newcastle 1/8 Flat 1m 5y Slow 9st 7lbs Stefano Cherchi 3.12
15/09/20 Kempton Park 1/8 Flat 1m Std/Slow 9st 5lbs Stefano Cherchi 2.98
24/08/20 Bath 4/10 Flat 1m Gd/Sft 9st 5lbs Stefano Cherchi 13.18

Four-time C&D winner, including in November/December. Good fourth of 12 in handicap (8/1) at this course (7f) 42 days ago, sticking to task. Shortlist material.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
12/01/21 Newcastle 4/12 Flat 7f 14y Slow V 9st 2lbs Lewis Edmunds 10.93
17/12/20 Chelmsford City 3/5 Flat 1m Slow V 9st 8lbs Lewis Edmunds 3.3
04/12/20 Newcastle 1/12 Flat 1m 5y Slow V 9st 10lbs Lewis Edmunds 5.81
06/11/20 Newcastle 1/8 Flat 1m 5y Slow V 9st 10lbs Lewis Edmunds 3.65
30/10/20 Newcastle 3/11 Flat 1m 5y Slow V 9st 11lbs Lewis Edmunds 14
09/10/20 York 16/20 Flat 7f 192y Soft V 8st 6lbs James Sullivan 33
15/09/20 Redcar 2/9 Flat 7f 219y Gd/Frm V 9st 10lbs Lewis Edmunds 8.99
04/09/20 Thirsk 3/15 Flat 7f 218y Gd/Sft V 9st 5lbs Lewis Edmunds 44
17/07/20 Beverley 9/10 Flat 7f 96y Good V 9st 6lbs Lewis Edmunds 10
27/06/20 Redcar 6/13 Flat 7f 219y Gd/Sft V 9st 3lbs Lewis Edmunds 9.2
10/03/20 Newcastle 1/12 Flat 1m 5y Slow V 9st 10lbs Lewis Edmunds 34
27/02/20 Newcastle 9/9 Flat 7f 14y Slow V 9st 7lbs Lewis Edmunds 8.51
17/09/19 Redcar 7/10 Flat 7f 219y Gd/Frm V 9st 12lbs Lewis Edmunds 14.5
27/08/19 Ripon 6/7 Flat 1m 1f 170y Gd/Frm 9st 6lbs Lewis Edmunds 8.92
06/08/19 Newbury 7/10 Flat 1m Good V 9st 13lbs Lewis Edmunds 17.77
21/06/19 Redcar 3/10 Flat 7f 219y Good V 10st 0lbs Jason Hart 4.6
17/05/19 Newmarket (Rowley) 2/6 Flat 1m Good V 9st 7lbs Jack Mitchell 5.3
04/05/19 Thirsk 7/16 Flat 7f 218y Good V 9st 2lbs Cieren Fallon 10
10/04/19 Nottingham 5/12 Flat 1m 75y Good V 9st 6lbs David Allan 12.5
30/03/19 Doncaster 4/16 Flat 1m Gd/Frm V 9st 8lbs David Allan 17.3
06/10/18 Redcar 2/15 Flat 7f 219y Gd/Sft V 9st 7lbs James Sullivan 14

Quirky sort but has posted 3 good placed efforts here this winter. Nudged up another 2 lb but still respected.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
12/01/21 Newcastle 2/12 Flat 7f 14y Slow z 9st 1lbs Shane Gray 17
21/12/20 Newcastle 2/9 Flat 1m 5y Slow z 9st 10lbs Daniel Tudhope 6.6
04/12/20 Newcastle 3/12 Flat 1m 5y Slow z 9st 9lbs Daniel Tudhope 19.79
03/10/20 Redcar 15/16 Flat 7f 219y Heavy z 9st 12lbs David Nolan 11
15/09/20 Redcar 4/9 Flat 7f 219y Gd/Frm z 9st 13lbs Daniel Tudhope 5.8
29/08/20 Redcar 7/8 Flat 7f 219y Heavy z 9st 10lbs Daniel Tudhope 3.75
19/07/20 York 3/17 Flat 7f 192y Good z 9st 13lbs David Nolan 27
03/07/20 Hamilton Park 5/8 Flat 1m 68y Soft z 9st 10lbs David Nolan 10.81
07/06/20 Haydock Park 10/11 Flat 1m 2f 42y Good z 9st 3lbs Daniel Tudhope 17.67
08/09/19 York 10/15 Flat 1m 2f 56y Gd/Frm 9st 12lbs Daniel Tudhope 6.6
16/08/19 Thirsk 1/9 Flat 7f 218y Heavy z 10st 4lbs Daniel Tudhope 2.41
10/08/19 Redcar 1/10 Flat 7f 219y Good z 9st 10lbs David Nolan 3.9
01/07/19 Pontefract 3/8 Flat 1m 6y Good 9st 8lbs Daniel Tudhope 3.05
22/06/19 Redcar 1/11 Flat 7f 219y Good 9st 11lbs David Nolan 9.4
17/04/19 Beverley 4/8 Flat 1m 100y Good 9st 5lbs Shane Gray 6.64
03/10/18 Cork 7/17 Flat 1m 100y Good 9st 5lbs Declan McDonogh 8
04/06/18 Gowran Park 3/9 Flat 1m 1f 100y Good 9st 5lbs Declan McDonogh 14.55

5/2, second of 4 in handicap at Lingfield (10f, AW) 27 days ago, getting first run. Makes tapeta debut. Looks competitive on form.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
27/01/21 Lingfield Park 2/4 Flat 1m 2f Std/Slow 8st 8lbs Josephine Gordon 4.02
09/01/21 Lingfield Park 2/6 Flat 1m 2f Std/Slow 8st 13lbs Josephine Gordon 9.79
10/12/20 Chelmsford City 2/8 Flat 1m Slow 8st 10lbs Josephine Gordon 17.24
09/09/20 Cork 8/8 Flat 7f Gd/Frm 9st 5lbs Seamie Heffernan 7.04
12/06/20 Curragh 4/17 Flat 7f Good 9st 13lbs Seamie Heffernan 4.59
28/02/20 Dundalk 1/12 Flat 6f Slow 9st 5lbs Seamie Heffernan 1.92
22/06/19 Ascot Chesham Stakes 9/14 Flat 7f Gd/Frm 9st 3lbs W. M. Lordan 88.16
08/06/19 Navan 4/9 Flat 5f 162y Good 9st 5lbs Donnacha O'Brien 1.7
18/05/19 Newbury 4/8 Flat 6f Good 9st 2lbs W. M. Lordan 17.22

Made a winning return to Britain (trained in Italy in first half of 2020) at Redcar (1m) in September. This only his second start on AW and first on tapeta.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
15/09/20 Redcar 1/9 Flat 7f 219y Gd/Frm z 9st 12lbs P. J. McDonald 29.75
24/06/20 Milan 1/8 Flat 1m 209y Gd/Frm 11st 0lbs Mr Antonio Ferramosca -
06/06/20 Milan 4/9 Flat 1m 209y Good 8st 9lbs A. Mezzatesta -
27/05/20 Milan 3/11 Flat 1m 209y Gd/Frm 8st 9lbs A. Mezzatesta -
09/11/19 Milan 8/11 Flat 6f 211y Heavy z 9st 4lbs -
22/10/19 Rome 7/8 Flat 1m 99y Gd/Frm z 8st 9lbs -
03/08/19 Goodwood 10/12 Flat 7f Gd/Frm 8st 7lbs David Egan 25.15
11/07/19 Newmarket (July) 7/10 Flat 1m Gd/Frm 9st 2lbs Silvestre De Sousa 6.8
15/06/19 Sandown Park 6/8 Flat 7f Gd/Sft 9st 7lbs Luke Morris 8.63
01/06/19 Doncaster 1/5 Flat 1m Gd/Frm 9st 5lbs David Probert 4.23
18/05/19 Doncaster 1/6 Flat 7f 213y Gd/Frm 8st 5lbs Luke Morris 7.4
07/05/19 Wetherby 3/12 Flat 7f Good 8st 12lbs Oisin Murphy 3.6
09/10/18 Catterick Bridge 1/9 Flat 7f 6y Good 8st 5lbs Luke Morris 13.5
26/08/18 Yarmouth 5/8 Flat 6f 3y Good 9st 2lbs Callum Shepherd 3.31
02/08/18 Goodwood 9/17 Flat 7f Good 8st 6lbs Liam Jones 24.38
20/07/18 Newbury 9/18 Flat 7f Gd/Frm 9st 2lbs Callum Shepherd 32
27/06/18 Kempton Park 4/12 Flat 6f Std 9st 2lbs Dane O'Neill 7.07
02/06/18 Doncaster 5/9 Flat 6f 111y Gd/Sft 9st 2lbs Callum Shepherd 9.46

Creditable second of 6 in handicap at Wolverhampton (8.6f) 22 days ago. Claims if showing up in similar form.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
01/02/21 Wolverhampton 2/6 Flat 1m 142y Slow 9st 5lbs Billy Garritty 5.3
06/01/21 Wolverhampton 6/10 Flat 1m 142y Slow 9st 10lbs Connor Murtagh 5.7
27/12/20 Wolverhampton 2/8 Flat 1m 142y Std/Slow 8st 2lbs Laura Pearson 7.5
09/12/20 Kempton Park 2/6 Flat 1m Std/Slow 9st 8lbs Barry McHugh 5.1
30/11/20 Wolverhampton 3/8 Flat 1m 142y Slow 8st 3lbs Megan Nicholls 13.5
14/11/20 Wolverhampton 11/12 Flat 1m 142y Slow 10st 0lbs David Nolan 6.8
22/10/20 Chelmsford City 12/15 Flat 1m Slow 9st 8lbs Paul Hanagan 7.8
29/09/20 Wolverhampton 1/13 Flat 1m 142y Std 9st 12lbs Saffie Osborne 3.15
21/09/20 Leicester 1/10 Flat 1m 53y Gd/Frm 9st 8lbs Paul Hanagan 4.2
11/09/20 Sandown Park 5/14 Flat 1m 1f 209y Good 8st 12lbs Tony Hamilton 58.86
15/08/20 Doncaster 5/13 Flat 1m 2f 43y Firm 9st 10lbs Billy Garritty 5.32
19/07/20 York 8/17 Flat 7f 192y Good 9st 2lbs Paddy Mathers 33.27
03/06/20 Kempton Park 4/11 Flat 1m Std/Slow 9st 4lbs Barry McHugh 24
23/10/19 Newmarket (Rowley) 7/7 Flat 1m Soft 8st 7lbs Paul Hanagan 30
28/09/19 Chester 5/12 Flat 7f 127y Heavy 9st 3lbs Paul Hanagan 3.15
14/09/19 Chelmsford City 3/10 Flat 1m Std 9st 4lbs Tony Hamilton 9.11
28/08/19 Catterick Bridge 1/7 Flat 7f 6y Gd/Sft 9st 0lbs Connor Murtagh 8.2

C&D winner. 9/2, below par when sixth of 8 in handicap at this course (7f) 12 days ago. Bounce back needed.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
11/02/21 Newcastle 6/8 Flat 7f 14y Slow 9st 9lbs Callum Rodriguez 5.86
22/01/21 Chelmsford City 7/7 Flat 1m Slow 9st 7lbs Callum Rodriguez 7.4
12/12/20 Wolverhampton 6/9 Flat 1m 1f 104y Std/Slow 10st 2lbs Joe Fanning 3.56
01/12/20 Wolverhampton 2/7 Flat 1m 142y Slow 9st 11lbs Joe Fanning 4.12
11/11/20 Kempton Park 11/11 Flat 7f Slow 9st 8lbs Silvestre De Sousa 8.22
20/08/20 York 14/17 Flat 7f 192y Good 8st 4lbs John Egan 65.43
08/08/20 Haydock Park 7/11 Flat 7f 212y Gd/Frm 9st 13lbs Ben Curtis 6.95
17/06/20 Ascot Silver Royal Hunt Cup 5/22 Flat 1m Gd/Frm 9st 6lbs Callum Rodriguez 18.71
06/06/20 Newcastle 3/12 Flat 7f 14y Slow 9st 0lbs Ben Sanderson 9.57
31/01/20 Newcastle 1/10 Flat 1m 5y Slow 9st 6lbs Callum Rodriguez 6.8
27/12/19 Wolverhampton 3/11 Flat 1m 1f 104y Std 9st 1lbs Tom Marquand 15.5
31/03/19 Doncaster 2/9 Flat 1m 2f 43y Gd/Frm 9st 2lbs Oisin Murphy 8.4
21/02/19 Chelmsford City 1/6 Flat 1m 2f Slow 9st 7lbs Sean Levey 11
29/01/19 Wolverhampton 1/7 Flat 1m 142y Std 9st 2lbs Callum Rodriguez 13.66
22/12/18 Lingfield Park 6/11 Flat 1m 1y Std 9st 2lbs Callum Rodriguez 4.93
24/10/18 Newcastle 5/10 Flat 1m 5y Slow 9st 2lbs Dougie Costello 129.64

Course winner. Racked up a quick hat-trick at Southwell (7f/1m) in January. 7/1, creditable third of 8 in handicap at this course (7f) 12 days ago. Ought to be in mix again.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
11/02/21 Newcastle 3/8 Flat 7f 14y Slow V 9st 5lbs Cam Hardie 8.7
07/02/21 Southwell 2/5 Flat 1m 13y Std/Slow V 9st 6lbs Cam Hardie 3.99
28/01/21 Southwell 1/6 Flat 1m 13y Std/Slow V 9st 10lbs Cam Hardie 2.26
26/01/21 Southwell 1/6 Flat 7f 14y Slow V 9st 11lbs Cam Hardie 4.47
19/01/21 Southwell 1/7 Flat 7f 14y Std V 8st 13lbs Cam Hardie 23.73
11/01/21 Wolverhampton 6/9 Flat 1m 1f 104y Slow 9st 5lbs Harry Russell 15.7
06/01/21 Wolverhampton 10/10 Flat 1m 142y Slow 9st 4lbs Cam Hardie 25.01
28/12/20 Newcastle 5/8 Flat 1m 5y Std 9st 12lbs Cam Hardie 11.5
30/11/20 Wolverhampton 8/11 Flat 1m 1f 104y Slow 9st 5lbs Cam Hardie 12.04
21/11/20 Wolverhampton 5/10 Flat 1m 142y Slow 9st 10lbs Cam Hardie 16.03
13/11/20 Wolverhampton 7/13 Flat 1m 1f 104y Slow 9st 5lbs Cam Hardie 15.82
30/10/20 Newcastle 8/11 Flat 1m 5y Slow 9st 2lbs Harry Russell 27.08
13/10/20 Wolverhampton 1/8 Flat 1m 142y Std/Slow 9st 11lbs Harry Russell 3.84
01/10/20 Chelmsford City 4/15 Flat 1m Std/Slow 9st 5lbs Cam Hardie 15
25/09/20 Newcastle 13/14 Flat 1m 5y Std/Slow 9st 1lbs Cam Hardie 17.76
10/09/20 Chelmsford City 2/11 Flat 1m Slow 8st 13lbs Cam Hardie 39.42
01/09/20 Ripon 7/8 Flat 1m 1f 170y Gd/Sft 8st 13lbs Cam Hardie 23.24
21/08/20 Wolverhampton 2/11 Flat 1m 1f 104y Slow 9st 5lbs Cam Hardie 21.25
15/08/20 Doncaster 7/15 Flat 7f 6y Firm 10st 4lbs Cam Hardie 11
08/08/20 Haydock Park 1/9 Flat 7f 212y Gd/Frm 9st 10lbs Cam Hardie 40
07/07/20 Pontefract 6/9 Flat 1m 6y Gd/Sft 9st 0lbs Cam Hardie 58.08

Timeform Verdict Timeform Verdict

DAWAALEEB has an excellent record here and may be capable of notching another win. Spiorad has been knocking on the door here this winter and ought to figure again, while Daafr is another who arrives in good form.

Betting Forecast

15/2 Habit Rouge, 13/2 Dawaaleeb (Usa), 5/1 Spiorad (Ire), 5/1 United Front (Usa), 15/2 Artistic Rifles (Ire), 5/1 Toronado Queen (Ire), 10/1 Red Bond (Ire), 10/1 Daafr (Ire)
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