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Betfred 'Passionate About Sport' Handicap (5) Class 5

  • Distance: 1m 2f 100y
  • Age: 3yo
  • Runners: 8
  • Prize: £10,600
Mr John Brown silk
No. 4 Draw 5

Showed much-improved form when staying on strongly for second at Leicester (8.2f) in June and whilst she failed to build on that at Hamilton 2 weeks later it would come as no surprise to see a better showing having been given a break since.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
15/06/22 Hamilton Park 5/8 Tom Eaves Flat 1m 68y Good 9st 8lbs
02/06/22 Leicester 2/8 Neil Callan Flat 1m 53y Gd/Sft 9st 4lbs
02/10/21 Redcar 13/15 Megan Nicholls Flat 5f 217y Gd/Frm 0 8st 7lbs
24/09/21 Haydock Park 4/8 Jane Elliott Flat 6f Gd/Frm 0 9st 0lbs
03/09/21 Haydock Park 5/8 Jane Elliott Flat 6f Firm 9st 0lbs
13/08/21 Newbury 7/12 Jane Elliott Flat 6f Good 9st 0lbs
Weldspec Glasgow Limited I silk
No. 8 Draw 1

Got off the mark at Musselburgh (1m) in May and has continued in form, respectable third of 8 in handicap at Carlisle (9f, good to firm) 30 days ago, keeping on. Should give another good account.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
07/07/22 Carlisle 3/8 Callum Rodriguez Flat 1m 1f Gd/Frm 8st 13lbs
23/06/22 Newcastle 3/12 Callum Rodriguez Flat 1m 5y Slow 9st 4lbs
15/06/22 Hamilton Park 2/10 Callum Rodriguez Flat 1m 68y Good 8st 13lbs
08/06/22 Hamilton Park 3/11 Joe Fanning Flat 1m 68y Good 9st 4lbs
25/05/22 Hamilton Park 3/9 Callum Rodriguez Flat 1m 1f 35y Good 9st 4lbs
09/05/22 Musselburgh 1/7 Callum Rodriguez Flat 1m 2y Good 9st 11lbs
13/08/21 Thirsk 14/16 Callum Rodriguez Flat 6f Gd/Frm 9st 2lbs
27/07/21 Beverley 10/11 Callum Rodriguez Flat 7f 96y Gd/Frm 9st 5lbs
01/07/21 Haydock Park 9/10 Joe Fanning Flat 6f 212y Good 9st 2lbs
The Maltese Falconers silk
No. 5 Draw 7

Minor promise in trio of novice events as a 2-y-o and stepped up on those efforts when runner-up on return/handicap debut here (7f) in May. Not yet matched that in 2 subsequent outings but he arrives with yard in good order. Up in trip.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
25/07/22 Ayr 5/9 Daniel Tudhope Flat 1m Gd/Sft 9st 10lbs
03/06/22 Doncaster 11/14 Martin Harley Flat 7f 6y Gd/Frm 9st 1lbs
26/05/22 Haydock Park 2/8 Daniel Muscutt Flat 6f 212y Good 9st 6lbs
02/11/21 Redcar 7/13 Callum Rodriguez Flat 7f Soft 9st 5lbs
08/10/21 York 6/8 Jason Watson Flat 7f 192y Soft 9st 1lbs
21/09/21 Beverley 6/9 Cam Hardie Flat 7f 96y Gd/Frm 9st 5lbs
Simon Ellen & Partners silk
No. 3 Draw 6

Low-mileage gelding who showed improved form when scoring narrowly at Leicester (10f) in June, doing well to hold on having taken time to settle. 3 lb higher now but quite possible he hasn't yet reached his limit.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
23/06/22 Leicester 1/7 Martin Harley Flat 1m 2f Good 9st 9lbs
23/05/22 Leicester 8/14 Charles Bishop Flat 1m 2f Gd/Frm 9st 7lbs
27/04/22 Wolverhampton 2/9 Martin Harley Flat 1m 1f 104y Slow 9st 6lbs
25/11/21 Wolverhampton 6/11 Rossa Ryan Flat 7f 36y Slow 9st 5lbs
29/10/21 Kempton Park 5/12 Louis Steward Flat 7f Slow 9st 2lbs
30/09/21 Lingfield Park 8/13 Louis Steward Flat 7f 1y Std 9st 2lbs
John Gunther & Tanya Gunther silk
No. 2 Draw 8

Frankel filly who seemed to relish the return to front-running tactics when making all at Leicester (10f) 17 days ago, drawing clear 1f out and only closed down late on. Rates a player with a repeat.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
20/07/22 Leicester 1/6 Rob Hornby Flat 1m 2f Good 9st 2lbs
05/07/22 Ffos Las 7/10 Rossa Ryan Flat 1m 2f Good 9st 6lbs
15/06/22 Nottingham 5/10 Rob Hornby Flat 1m 75y Good 9st 5lbs
22/05/22 Nottingham 6/8 Rob Hornby Flat 1m 2f 50y Good 9st 6lbs
20/12/21 Wolverhampton 10/11 Rob Hornby Flat 1m 142y Slow 9st 0lbs
01/12/21 Lingfield Park 2/9 Richard Kingscote Flat 1m 1y Std 9st 0lbs
12/11/21 Kempton Park 10/13 Rob Hornby Flat 1m Slow 9st 0lbs
Southbank Racing & Mr S Hollings silk
No. 9 Draw 2

Showed some promise in novice/maiden company during the spring but she arrives here with something to prove having pulled up at Beverley (lost action) and ran no sort of race when last of 10 at Newcastle (7f) 3 days ago.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
03/08/22 Newcastle 10/10 Shane Gray Flat 7f 14y Slow H 9st 7lbs
02/07/22 Beverley -/6 Cam Hardie Flat 1m 1f 207y Gd/Frm 9st 1lbs
27/05/22 Pontefract 4/7 Joanna Mason Flat 1m 2f 5y Good 9st 1lbs
30/04/22 Thirsk 6/9 Joanna Mason Flat 7f Gd/Frm 8st 13lbs
18/04/22 Redcar 4/10 Joanna Mason Flat 7f 219y Good 8st 9lbs
27/03/22 Doncaster -/10 Joanna Mason Flat 7f 6y Good H 9st 0lbs
28/12/21 Newcastle 6/10 Cam Hardie Flat 7f 14y Slow H 9st 0lbs
M&O Construction & Civil Engineering Ltd silk
No. 7 Draw 9

Improved in line with the longer trip of late, runner-up at Ffos Las prior to getting off the mark at Newbury (1¼m) 16 days ago, making all. Bit more on his plate up 4 lb but he may not have finished improving yet.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
21/07/22 Newbury 1/5 George Rooke Flat 1m 2f Gd/Frm 8st 10lbs
11/07/22 Ffos Las 2/6 David Egan Flat 1m 2f Good 8st 12lbs
21/06/22 Newbury 6/10 Pat Dobbs Flat 7f Gd/Frm 8st 10lbs
21/05/22 Lingfield Park 7/12 George Rooke Flat 7f Gd/Frm 9st 4lbs
16/02/22 Kempton Park 8/12 George Rooke Flat 7f Slow 8st 11lbs
22/01/22 Wolverhampton 5/7 George Rooke Flat 7f 36y Std/Slow 8st 10lbs
04/01/22 Lingfield Park 8/11 George Rooke Flat 7f 1y Slow 9st 5lbs
Mr R. G. Fell silk
No. 1 Draw 4

Matched previous best when opening account over 1m at Thirsk in April. Recent efforts not so inspiring though, racing indolently and never a threat when last of 7 at Hamilton (8.3f) in June.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
28/06/22 Hamilton Park 7/7 Ben Curtis Flat 1m 68y Gd/Frm 9st 7lbs
06/06/22 Pontefract 4/9 Jason Hart Flat 1m 6y Good 9st 6lbs
01/06/22 Ripon 5/6 Ben Curtis Flat 1m Gd/Frm 9st 11lbs
14/05/22 Doncaster 4/7 Jonny Peate Flat 7f 213y Gd/Frm 8st 11lbs
25/04/22 Thirsk 1/6 Ben Curtis Flat 7f 218y Good 9st 2lbs
18/04/22 Redcar 2/14 Ben Curtis Flat 7f 219y Good 9st 7lbs
25/03/22 Newcastle 6/11 Ben Curtis Flat 7f 14y Slow 9st 7lbs
11/02/22 Southwell 5/11 Jason Hart Flat 1m 13y Std 9st 5lbs
27/01/22 Newcastle 4/4 Mark Crehan Flat 1m 5y Slow 9st 2lbs
20/01/22 Newcastle 8/9 Mark Crehan Flat 7f 14y Slow 9st 5lbs