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Betfred 'Hat Trick Heaven' Handicap (5) Class 5

  • Distance: 7f 37y
  • Age: 3yo
  • Runners: 6
  • Prize: £10,600
Mr D. A. Smerdon silk
No. 1 Draw 3

In good nick on the all-weather earlier this year but failed to meet expectations returned to turf/handicap company at Chepstow 9 weeks ago. Sneaks into this 0-75 today but may have to wait a bit longer for his breakthrough success.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
04/06/22 Chepstow 5/7 Ross Coakley Flat 7f 16y Gd/Frm 9st 7lbs
14/03/22 Wolverhampton 2/9 David Probert Flat 1m 142y Slow 9st 5lbs
17/02/22 Chelmsford City 4/9 Trevor Whelan Flat 7f Slow 9st 5lbs
31/01/22 Wolverhampton 2/5 David Probert Flat 7f 36y Slow 9st 2lbs
19/12/21 Kempton Park 4/7 Tyler Heard Flat 7f Std/Slow 9st 1lbs
06/12/21 Wolverhampton 2/9 Tyler Heard Flat 7f 36y Slow 9st 0lbs
18/10/21 Bath 11/11 David Probert Flat 1m Gd/Sft H 9st 6lbs
11/09/21 Chester 9/11 Tyler Heard Flat 1m 2f 70y Gd/Sft 9st 7lbs
13/08/21 Nottingham 3/10 Trevor Whelan Flat 1m 75y Good 9st 12lbs
16/07/21 Haydock Park 5/10 Trevor Whelan Flat 6f 212y Good 9st 12lbs
21/06/21 Chepstow 5/9 David Probert Flat 1m 14y Firm 10st 0lbs
Cayton Park Stud Limited silk
No. 2 Draw 1

Dual winner at up to 7f on turf/AW as a 3-y-o who twice went close in 7f handicaps during the spring. Stamina possibly stretched over 7.6f trip at Chester last time (found less than looked likely) and she may well have a major say in this.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
16/07/22 Chester 4/6 Harry Davies Flat 7f 127y Good 9st 12lbs
21/06/22 Brighton 4/8 Rhys Clutterbuck Flat 6f 210y Good 9st 6lbs
18/05/22 Yarmouth 3/7 William Buick Flat 7f 3y Gd/Frm 9st 11lbs
07/05/22 Lingfield Park 3/6 William Buick Flat 7f Good 9st 6lbs
26/04/22 Brighton 2/8 Rhys Clutterbuck Flat 6f 210y Good 9st 7lbs
15/04/22 Lingfield Park 9/12 William Buick Flat 7f 1y Std/Slow 8st 13lbs
02/04/22 Lingfield Park 4/6 Tom Marquand Flat 7f 1y Std 9st 7lbs
15/03/22 Newcastle 4/8 Hollie Doyle Flat 7f 14y Slow 9st 5lbs
26/02/22 Wolverhampton 5/10 Jack Mitchell Flat 6f 20y Slow 9st 7lbs
11/10/21 Kempton Park 1/9 Rhys Clutterbuck Flat 7f Slow 10st 0lbs
28/09/21 Wolverhampton 6/10 William Buick Flat 6f 20y Std 9st 12lbs
18/09/21 Wolverhampton 3/8 Mark Crehan Flat 6f 20y Slow 9st 10lbs
06/09/21 Brighton 3/6 William Buick Flat 5f 215y Good 10st 0lbs
19/08/21 Wolverhampton 1/6 Martin Harley Flat 6f 20y Slow 9st 7lbs
06/08/21 Haydock Park 4/7 Oisin Murphy Flat 6f Gd/Sft 9st 10lbs
22/07/21 Sandown Park 4/7 Oisin Murphy Flat 7f Gd/Frm 9st 4lbs
28/06/21 Pontefract 3/7 Mark Crehan Flat 6f Good 9st 0lbs
14/06/21 Carlisle 1/7 Kevin Stott Flat 5f 182y Good 8st 11lbs
26/05/21 Wolverhampton 2/10 Hollie Doyle Flat 6f 20y Slow 9st 0lbs
01/05/21 Thirsk 7/12 George Wood Flat 7f Good 9st 0lbs
15/04/21 Newmarket (Rowley) 2/11 Mark Crehan Flat 7f Gd/Frm 9st 0lbs
Mr Alan G. Craddock silk
No. 4 Draw 6

Showed further improvement fitted with first-time cheekpieces when runner-up at Chepstow on penultimate start and he was unlucky not to finish a shade closer on polytrack debut at Lingfield last week, hampered over 2f out. Blinkers now tried and he's fancied to go close.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
30/07/22 Lingfield Park 6/12 John Fahy Flat 7f 1y Std 0 9st 10lbs
08/07/22 Chepstow 2/6 Morgan Cole Flat 7f 16y Gd/Frm 0 9st 13lbs
19/05/22 Wolverhampton 9/10 Adam Kirby Flat 7f 36y Slow 9st 7lbs
29/04/22 Goodwood 6/7 Hector Crouch Flat 1m Gd/Frm 9st 3lbs
08/11/21 Wolverhampton 1/11 Adam Kirby Flat 7f 36y Slow 9st 5lbs
17/09/21 Newbury 3/11 Adam Kirby Flat 6f Good 9st 5lbs
24/08/21 Salisbury 2/9 Adam Kirby Flat 6f Gd/Frm 9st 0lbs
17/07/21 Newbury 4/17 Adam Kirby Flat 6f Gd/Frm 9st 0lbs
Dahab Racing silk
No. 5 Draw 4

Consistent rather than progressive but he did shape encouragingly when fourth on handicap debut (4/1) at Doncaster (7f) back in May, nearest finish after slowly away. Gelded since and the hood goes back on today.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
14/05/22 Doncaster 4/8 Jamie Spencer Flat 7f 6y Gd/Frm 9st 8lbs
06/04/22 Kempton Park 5/13 Stevie Donohoe Flat 7f Slow H 9st 0lbs
06/11/21 Doncaster 4/9 Louis Steward Flat 6f 2y Soft 9st 5lbs
11/10/21 Yarmouth 2/9 Louis Steward Flat 6f 3y Gd/Sft 9st 5lbs
Ebury Racing 7 silk
No. 7 Draw 7

Has taken his form up a level since being fitted with blinkers, opening his account on the turf over C&D in May and posting solid efforts in defeat since. Latest effort worth marking up a shade (was messed about at the start) and he should remain competitive.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
21/07/22 Newbury 2/8 Richard Kingscote Flat 7f Gd/Frm B 9st 7lbs
28/06/22 Chepstow 4/7 Tom Marquand Flat 7f 16y Good B 9st 6lbs
14/06/22 Brighton 5/6 Ross Coakley Flat 6f 210y Good B 9st 5lbs
26/05/22 Haydock Park 1/8 Kieran Shoemark Flat 6f 212y Good B 9st 6lbs
19/04/22 Wolverhampton 2/11 Luke Morris Flat 7f 36y Std/Slow B 9st 7lbs
30/03/22 Kempton Park 1/9 Tom Marquand Flat 7f Slow B 9st 0lbs
22/02/22 Southwell 4/9 Ross Coakley Flat 7f 14y Std 9st 0lbs
01/12/21 Lingfield Park 3/14 Tom Marquand Flat 7f 1y Std 8st 13lbs
12/11/21 Kempton Park 5/12 Kieran Shoemark Flat 6f Slow 9st 7lbs
20/10/21 Kempton Park 6/12 Ross Coakley Flat 6f Slow 9st 5lbs
27/09/21 Bath 6/11 Ross Coakley Flat 5f 160y Good 9st 0lbs
01/09/21 Lingfield Park 6/8 Tom Marquand Flat 5f 6y Std 9st 5lbs
11/08/21 Salisbury 9/10 Tom Marquand Flat 6f Good 9st 5lbs
26/07/21 Windsor 9/10 Andrea Atzeni Flat 5f 21y Gd/Frm 9st 5lbs
Mr Brian Hicks silk
No. 6 Draw 5

Opened his account at Redcar in April and largely in good form since, capitalising on the drop in grade when cosily scoring at Catterick 17 days ago. Has left David O'Meara since and no surprise to see him involved back in handicap company.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
20/07/22 Catterick Bridge 1/6 Daniel Tudhope Flat 7f 6y Gd/Frm 0 9st 5lbs
08/07/22 Chester 5/8 Jason Watson Flat 7f 1y Gd/Frm 0 9st 5lbs
24/06/22 Chester 4/6 Cieren Fallon Flat 7f 127y Gd/Frm 0 9st 4lbs
10/06/22 Sandown Park 3/11 William Buick Flat 7f Good 0 9st 5lbs
30/05/22 Ayr 2/10 Daniel Tudhope Flat 7f 50y Gd/Frm 0 9st 9lbs
13/05/22 Newmarket (Rowley) 4/9 Neil Callan Flat 7f Good 9st 7lbs
28/04/22 Redcar 1/8 Jason Watson Flat 7f Good 9st 5lbs
17/04/22 Southwell 2/6 Jason Watson Flat 6f 16y Std 9st 0lbs
05/04/22 Pontefract 5/13 Daniel Tudhope Flat 6f Heavy 9st 5lbs
08/11/21 Newcastle 2/9 Jason Watson Flat 6f Slow 9st 5lbs
18/10/21 Wolverhampton 6/8 Daniel Tudhope Flat 6f 20y Slow 9st 3lbs
09/10/21 Chelmsford City 2/12 Martin Harley Flat 7f Slow 9st 3lbs
14/09/21 Wolverhampton 2/12 William Buick Flat 6f 20y Std 9st 5lbs