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#Lovetheracehorse Handicap (Qualifier) (5) Class 5

  • Distance: 1m 6f
  • Age: 3yo
  • Runners: 7
  • Prize: £6,500
Angus Dundee Distillers Plc silk
No. 1 Draw 3

Stepped up on debut effort when second in a 4-runner Yarmouth maiden (11.5f, good to firm) in April. Below par next time, but worth another chance now pitched into a handicap and upped in trip.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
28/05/21 Yarmouth 7/11 Robert Havlin Flat 1m 3f 104y Gd/Sft B 9st 5lbs
27/04/21 Yarmouth 2/4 Robert Havlin Flat 1m 3f 104y Gd/Frm B 8st 9lbs
09/04/21 Leicester 5/7 Kieran O'Neill Flat 1m 3f 179y Good 0 9st 2lbs
Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall silk
No. 5 Draw 1

Plenty of promise when a very close third on 2-y-o debut at Newbury, but she hasn't gone on as hoped since, for all that she wasn't entirely disgraced on return/handicap bow at Windsor (11.4f, heavy).

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
17/05/21 Windsor 5/10 Callum Shepherd Flat 1m 3f 99y Heavy 9st 0lbs
16/11/20 Kempton Park 10/10 David Probert Flat 1m Slow 8st 5lbs
06/10/20 Lingfield Park 5/8 Harry Bentley Flat 1m 1y Std 9st 0lbs
18/09/20 Newbury 3/9 Harry Bentley Flat 1m Good 8st 12lbs
Ms Karen Gough silk
No. 6 Draw 6

Gelded following a trio of low-key efforts at 2 yrs and immediate improvement when second in 4-runner Bath handicap upped to this trip on return last week. Solid chance off the same mark.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
04/06/21 Bath 2/4 Hayley Turner Flat 1m 6f Gd/Frm 0 9st 7lbs
04/11/20 Nottingham 14/17 Callum Hutchinson Flat 1m 75y Soft 9st 5lbs
14/10/20 Bath 8/9 Joshua Bryan Flat 1m 2f 37y Good 9st 3lbs
01/10/20 Salisbury 12/12 David Probert Flat 1m Soft 9st 5lbs
The Barbury Lions 6 silk
No. 2 Draw 7

Has shown ability without managing to land a blow in 3 starts at up to 1½m. Entirely possible that he'll be seen in a better light now handicapping and faced with a stiffer test.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
15/05/21 Thirsk 5/8 Tom Queally Flat 1m 4f 8y Heavy 9st 2lbs
29/04/21 Lingfield Park 4/6 David Probert Flat 1m 4f Std 9st 2lbs
13/10/20 Leicester 3/6 Martin Harley Flat 1m 53y Heavy 9st 5lbs
John Connolly & A D Spence silk
No. 3 Draw 5

Decent third in a 12-runner Lingfield maiden (1m, AW) in January, but that is very much a standout effort (no impact in a couple of handicaps since).

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
31/05/21 Windsor 4/7 Jack Mitchell Flat 1m 3f 99y Good 0 9st 4lbs
01/05/21 Goodwood 12/13 Kieran Shoemark Flat 1m 1f 197y Good 9st 5lbs
02/01/21 Lingfield Park 3/12 Martin Dwyer Flat 1m 1y Std/Slow 8st 8lbs
16/12/20 Lingfield Park 11/12 Tom Eaves Flat 1m 1y Std 9st 5lbs
05/11/20 Kempton Park 9/13 Jack Mitchell Flat 1m Std 9st 2lbs
Mr J. R. Dwyer silk
No. 4 Draw 2

Found some improvement for the step up to 1½m when third of 10 on handicap bow at Salisbury (good). Shapes as though this new trip will be within range and couldn't rule out in an open-looking race.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
29/05/21 Salisbury 3/10 Saffie Osborne Flat 1m 4f 5y Good 0 9st 6lbs
10/05/21 Windsor 10/15 Charles Bishop Flat 1m 2f Good 0 8st 13lbs
12/04/21 Wolverhampton 6/11 Luke Morris Flat 1m 1f 104y Slow 0 8st 11lbs
14/11/20 Wolverhampton 6/9 Luke Morris Flat 1m 142y Slow 9st 3lbs
Shadwell Estate Company Ltd silk
No. 7 Draw 4

Hasn't cut a great deal of ice in a trio of 1m/1¼m minor events, and significant step forward needed now upped in trip for this handicap debut.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
13/05/21 Salisbury 6/7 Jim Crowley Flat 1m 1f 201y Soft 8st 11lbs
23/04/21 Sandown Park 5/6 Jim Crowley Flat 1m 1f 209y Good 9st 0lbs
02/12/20 Lingfield Park 9/10 Jim Crowley Flat 1m 1y Std 9st 0lbs